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Wagyu lovers will be happy at Triple Three on Wednesdays. That is the day of the week when the buffet restaurant at Mandarin Orchard Singapore hotel features A4-grade Kumamoto wagyu from Kyushu island in Japan.
As of today, 13 individuals including policemen and officers in Melaka had been detained to assist in corruption cases concerning collecting money from operators of illegal gambling centres and massage parlours in several locations in Melaka. -- Bernama.
The Financial Times described the China-Myanmar pipeline as a key to China's "two oceans" strategy to diversify energy supply away from the "chokepoint of the Strait of Malacca" as well as the vulnerable shipping lanes through the disputed South China ...
Singapore - Singapore on Wednesday (May 24) filed its rebuttal to Malaysia's application to revise a 2008 judgment that awarded sovereignty of Pedra ...
An unassuming 50-year-old man who was caught last week is suspected to be the ringleader of a syndicate that had a monopoly on gambling and prostitution and received protection from senior Melaka policemen, sources say. The man was thought to be just a ...
Melaka: A single mother, who was prevented from meeting her children, went into rage and scratched her ex-husband's car with a rock.
... of the region for India was highlighted by External Affairs Minister V K Singh who said, in a written response to a question in Rajya Sabha on February 2, that over 55 per cent of India'a trade passed through the South China Sea and the Malacca ...
As of today, 13 individuals including policemen and officers in Melaka had been detained to assist in corruption cases concerning collecting money from operators of illegal gambling centres and massage parlours in several locations in Melaka. -- Bernama.
A total of 15 policemen and officers from the Melaka contingent have been reshuffled following a corruption scandal which has hit the force in the state.
COULD the 13-year-old girl, reported to have walked 5km to a police station to report that she had been raped by her foster father since she was 9, made up the ...
Melaka: The Malaysian anti-corruption Commission (MACC) today arrested the Melaka Tengah Criminal Investigation chief to assist in a widening investigation into a police protection racket for vice dens here.
But if there's one memory that has remained, it's of our leisurely walks among the casuarina trees and being awed by the vista of the straits of Melaka. Fast forward to this day; I marvel at the total transformation of this five-star hotel. I can't ...
In the 1900s, the trans-peninsular post office telegraphic line stretched from Penang in the north through to Melaka and right down to the Johor boundary in the south.
Melaka: A number of students between the ages of 13 and 16 at 400 schools nationwide have tested positive for synthetic drugs such as methamphetamine, ...
Its Belt and Road initiative, for example, can open up land routes and an alternative sea route to the Malacca Strait that would, in effect, make Singapore's port status redundant.
Similarly, while China and its People's Liberation army navy have no ability to control either of the critical Sunda or Malaccan Straits, they are establishing a series of bases that sit astride those straits at places like Hambantota on the southern ...
PUTRAJAYA: The Magistrate's Court here today granted a six day remand order for a man who allegedly served as the middleman to collect bribes from massage parlours and illegal gambling centres operators in Melaka. The remand order, issued by ...
Melaka: THE MELAKA police chief has every angle covered in his aim to rid the state under his watch of vice dens.
The Philippines, and sometimes Vietnam, are often the focus in debates over China's designs on and claims over the South China Sea.
Malaysian firefighters saved a 132-pound turtle found stuck to a flood gate at a power station near Kuala Lumpur's Malacca Strait. Crews responded to an emergency call Thursday when they found the turtle, likely a hawksbill, trapped in the barrier gate ...
PUTRAJAYA: Two district police chiefs (OCPDs) and an inspector have been remanded for six days over their alleged involvement in a protection racket for gambling dens and massage parlours in Melaka. The two senior cops are the Melaka Tengah and ...
PUTRAJAYA: The Malaysian Anti corruption Commission (MACC) has seized cash amounting to about RM800,000 found in the store of the house of a policeman with the rank of corporal in Melaka. The 52-year-old man is the 10th person detained to ...
As the South China Morning Post related in a commentary on April 15 about 15th-century Melaka: "Zheng He, the Chinese explorer, remains revered for expanding China's maritime trade to places as far as Africa.
He cited how Singapore has been part of joint patrols in the Malacca Straits and offered assistance for joint patrols by Malaysia, Indonesia and The Philippines in the Sulu seas to deal with security issues.
Melaka: A 27-year-old army corporal claimed trial to 79 counts of making false claims amounting to RM50,238.10 at the sessions court here, today.
This restriction is targeted at vessels transiting through the accident-prone and traffic-congested Straits of Malacca. Last year, more than 70,000 vessels passed through the strait. Flag states are to assume "responsibility for any loss or damage ...
Floating oil storage globally declined by a third in the first quarter of the year, an unnamed source from OPEC told Reuters.
They are at the entrance to the Malacca Strait, the world's busiest shipping route. With China strengthening its navy and increasing its influence in the Indian Ocean Region, India has taken up the task of strengthening its defence capabilities in the ...
The port will provide China with safer and more direct access to the oil-rich Middle East than the sea trade route it currently uses through the Malacca Strait. Central to the project in Pakistan is the renovation of a 487km road that is part of China ...
As evidence of our renewed global role, Boris Johnson points to the future possibility of British aircraft carriers being deployed to the Malacca Straits and to a wider British military return East of Suez. But since 2010 the navy has been decimated ...
The strong water current from the Straits of Malacca had also crippled its movement," District Fire Chief Razif Mohamad Haris shared with the daily.
The message is: Singapore may be small, but that does not mean it cannot be a constructive player," Dr Koh told The straits Times. In a 232-page book A Maritime Force For A Maritime Nation: Celebrating 50 years Of ... It was put into practice by ...
Vowing to put a stop to environmental pollution caused by the pig farming industry in Paya Mengkuang here will not be just a sweet election campaign promise, State agriculture and Entrepreneurial Development committee chairman Datuk Hasan Abdul ...
In this photo provided by Malaysia Fire Department, a firefighter rescues a turtle trapped at the flood gate at Port Dickson outside Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia Friday, ...
The other MoUs are from various sectors such as construction, agriculture, stock exchange, infrastructure, and port cooperation. The investment projects in Malaysia include Melaka Gateway in Melaka, Robotic Future City in Johor Baru, and the Methanol ...
Malaysian firefighters have rescued a 60-kilogram (132 pounds) turtle found firmly stuck to a flood gate at a power station near the Malacca Strait. District Fire Chief Razif Mohamad Haris says firefighters heeded an emergency call Thursday and found ...
Looking over a vast stretch of tranquil sea, a stone tablet reads "the world's longest and busiest strait" in English, Malay, Chinese and Arabic.
With India's Act East policy in mind, the Indian navy's stealth frigates and Boeing P-8I anti-submarine and maritime reconnaissance aircraft have reached Singapore to take part in advanced exercises such as International Maritime Review and IMDEX-17.
Melaka, Malaysia, May 10 (Xinhua) -- Looking over a vast stretch of tranquil sea, a stone tablet reads "the world's longest and busiest strait" in English, Malay, Chinese and Arabic. This is Melaka, also known as Malacca, once a trade hub so important ...
The exercises will be aimed at the defence of the strategic Malacca Straits, which is the main ingress to South China Sea. Expanding their naval footprint, the Indian warships will make port calls at Djakarta, Kuantan port (Malaysia), Port Moresby ...
Tanjungpinang, Riau Islands (ANTARA News) - Indonesian and Malaysian military personnel are conducting joint patrol and Excise code named Patkor Optima-26A/17 in the Malacca Strait. Commander of the Tanjungpinang Naval Base Colonel Ribut Eko ...
China's Ambassador to Malaysia Huang Huikang (second from left) checking out a model of the Melaka Gateway project with KAJ Developments CEO Michelle Ong (left) in March.
Melaka: Three university students were killed on-the-spot when the Perodua Viva they were travelling in overturned at high speed and into oncoming traffic in an opposite lane on the Alor Gajah-Melaka-Jasin (AMJ) Highway, this morning. In the 11am ...
MALACCA: A businessman has been remanded for four days for his alleged involvement in a corruption case in the procurement of wakaf (Islamic endowment) land owned by the Al-Hamideen mosque in Bukit Cina, here.
"Only the strait settlement has this spelling - Penang/Pulau Pinang, Singapore/Singapura and Malacca/Melaka... I don't see an issue. Putting 'Melaka' (as the) name in the Unesco World Heritage is proper. Others, however, felt that the name change was ...
Melaka - "Malacca" will be known as "Melaka" from now on, says the Malaysian state government which has decided to cease the use of the more commonly Anglicised spelling of the state name.
The police's Special Branch Counter-terrorism division said the six were picked up between March 24 and April 25 in Kelantan, Selangor, Malacca, Johor, and Penang. Inspector-General of police (IGP) Tan Sri Khalid Abu Bakar said two men, aged 24 and ...
3 Hatten Land is buying a company that owns property in Melaka for RM438,510 (S$141,365). The plan is to ... A version of this article appeared in the print edition of The straits Times on May 03, 2017, with the headline 'markets highlights'. Print ...
The Malaysian anti-corruption Commission (MACC) has obtained a four-day remand order against two top committee members of masjid Al-Hamideen on suspicion of receiving a RM116,000 bribe over wakaf land.


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