Two men claim to witness plane crash in Tanjung Bungah – Police

GEORGE TOWN, Sept 20 (NNN-BERNAMA) — Police have confirmed receiving a report from witnesses claiming that he and his friend saw a light aircraft believed to have crashed into the sea near Tanjung Bungah, here today. Northeast district police chief ACP Soffian Santong said the two men said that they saw…

Foreigners planning to stir trouble in Sabah during election – state police chief

KOTA KINABALU, Sept 20 (NNN-BERNAMA) — Police have received intelligence that certain elements from a neighbouring country are planning to enter Sabah in big numbers to create trouble during polling on Saturday, said Sabah police commissioner Datuk Hazani Ghazali. “In conjunction with the Sabah state election, we have received information that immigrants from…

Tighter health checks in Labuan for travellers from Sabah

LABUAN, Sept 20 (NNN-BERNAMA) — Travellers from certain parts of Sabah will be subjected to stricter health checks on entering Labuan because of the surge in COVID-19 cases on mainland Sabah, said Labuan Health Department director Dr Ismuni Bohari. He said depending on their travel history, those who had been away from Labuan for…

Cartoons from international artists on display in Kelantan Art Gallery

KOTA BHARU, Sept 20 (NNN-BERNAMA) — A total of 150 unique cartoons with the theme “Cintai Warisan Kita” (Love Our Heritage) by cartoonists from various countries are currently on display at the International Cartoon Exhibition Malaysia 2020 at the Kelantan Art Gallery here. Kelantan Community Unity, Culture, Heritage and Tourism Committee chairman Major (R) Datuk…

Malaysia sees 20 new COVID-19 caes, one death

KUALA LUMPUR, Sept 19 (NNN-BERNAMA) — A total of 20 new positive COVID-19 cases, involving 17 local transmissions were recorded in the country today, while one fatality was reported in Kedah. Health director-general Tan Sri Dr Noor Hisham Abdullah said this brought the COVID-19 case tally in Malaysia to 10,167 of which 722…

Unesco recognition for Penang Hill expected in two years – PHC

GEORGE TOWN, Sept 19 (NNN-BERNAMA) — Penang Hill Corporation (PHC) expects Penang Hill and its surrounding areas to be accorded recognition as a Unesco Biosphere Reserve in the next two years. PHC general manager Datuk Cheok Lay Leng said the Cabinet has recently approved the paperwork for the application submitted by…

Twenty Malaysian tabligh members return from India

KUALA LUMPUR, Sept 19 (NNN-BERNAMA) — Twenty Malaysian tabligh members in New Delhi and Mumbai arrived home safely at 3.40 pm yesterday, said Deputy Foreign Minister Datuk Kamarudin Jaffar. He said they were the fifth group to return, and so far, the ministry had brought back 144 of 189 members of the group stranded…

Developer of SUKE issues stop-work order following incident

KUALA LUMPUR, Sept 19 (NNN-BERNAMA) — The developers of the Sungai Besi-Ulu Klang Elevated Expressway (SUKE), Projek Lintasan Kota Holdings Sdn Bhd (Prolintas), has issued a stop-work order following the incident in which a parapet wall slab from the ongoing highway construction fell and hit a car along the Middle Ring Road 2(MRR2) in Bandar Tasik…

Sabah State Election: Four monitoring teams to be deployed in ESSZone

By Hasnah Jusid LAHAD DATU, Sept 19 (NNN-BERNAMA) — The Eastern Sabah Security Command (ESSCom) has created four monitoring teams for the Eastern Sabah Security Zone (ESSZone) as part of efforts to maintain security and public order during the 16th Sabah state election. ESSCom commander Datuk Ahmad Fuad Othman said these teams would be…

88 illegal immigrants, four skippers, one smuggler detained by M’sian police

KUALA LUMPUR, Sept 18 (NNN-BERNAMA) — Eighty eight illegal immigrants, four skippers and a smuggler were detained while attempting to enter the country under Ops Benteng yesterday. Senior Minister (Security Cluster) Datuk Seri Ismail Sabri Yaakob said eight land vehicles were seized in the arrest. “There were 82 roadblocks conducted yesterday involving…
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