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Wednesday, June 19, 2019

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Sabah remembers victims of Kinabalu earthquake

Monument of Kinabalu granite records the names of the 18 people who died on the mountain last year.

Cruise ship sinks: Four Malaysians among 43 saved

Most of those on board are safe, three Vietnamese missing, after capsize in Han River.

Ministry to promote Sabah, S’wak as tourism destinations

Tourists can now travel direct to East Malaysia due to cooperation between Tourism Malaysia, Singapore Airlines and AirAsia.

Weak Opposition will see hudud imposed nationwide easily

The political cracks in Selangor will spill over to Penang, and eventually Umno-PAS will slowly take control of the country, with full nationwide hudud implementation.

New night market opens in Brickfields

Indian traders operate 60 per cent of the stalls at new night market in Jalan Berhala, Brickfields.

Dead dolphin washes ashore at Tanjung Bungah beach

Restaurant workers on family day outing help city council cleaner to bury the carcass

Orang Utan island cut off by low water level

Perak govt urged to deepen Bukit Merah lake so that tourists can continue to visit sanctuary.

Adenan: Direct HK-Sibu flights to begin next month

State government signs agreement with Hong Kong Airlines for twice-weekly services.

RM103bn from 30.5mil tourists expected this year, says Nazri

Minister lauds Sarawak for rich diversity, holds up hopes for Visit Sibu Year 2017.

Ramasamy slams Chettiar trustees over chariot donations

In row over Thaipusam procession, state Hindu board questions secrecy, lack of accounts, status of trustees.

Sweet scent of dodol brings back Japanese visitor

Food buff gets a taste of the real thing at National Museum cook and dine exhibition.

Fury as Seremban MP named to Penang Hill Corporation

Umno and MCA slam non-Penangite chief minister naming another non-Penangite in state administration.

Don’t hijack religious events, Gerakan tells Penang

DAP-led administration accused of trying to hijack Thaipusam chariot procession and Jade Emperor God events.

Focus on tourism after RM30b shortfall in oil revenue

PM says this is in line with government's commitment to give greater focus to the economy to ensure GDP at between 4.0-4.5% this year.

Australia advises citizens to be vigilant around KL

Travel advisory claims terror alert for capital but threat level remains unchanged for Malaysia except coastal eastern Sabah.

Book ship Doulos turned into hotel on land

Singapore businessman saves it from shipbreakers for a new home on nearby Bintan island.

Preserve Bukit Keluang’s natural state, says minister

Idris Jusoh rejects development, lauds sunset view and panoramas from hilltop.

Sand bags to shore up collapsed beach road

Repeated battering by strong seas brings down 100m stretch at Sura.

Tour bus to Hatyai lands in gully

Only light injuries on two of 25 passengers as coach runs off North-South highway

Local travel agents must diversify or die

Industry representatives say creativity is the key to survival as online agencies get into the picture.

More states seek tourist flights from China

After visa relaxation in Budget, two executive councillors hope for direct flights to their states.

Left backpacks cause scare in Bukit Bintang

Two Korean women go shopping at Pavilion, leaving their bags unattended.

Police say KL is safe, security stepped up

Bukit Aman calls for calm after minister names seven 'terrorist hotspots' in capital

Tourists in KL carry on as usual

Jakarta attacks just an isolated incident, says Brazilian visitor.

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