Attempted breach at Istana Negara, two men apprehended

China Press Daily headlined that two local men attempted to drive into the Istana Negara yesterday, claiming they wanted to see the King, Sultan Ibrahim. However, the guards stopped them and arrested them after finding a machete in their car.

Guang Ming Daily led with Home Minister Datuk Seri Saifuddin Nasution Ismail stating that the 21-year-old suspect in the Ulu Tiram police station attack acted alone and the incident was not related to religion. The suspect and his family were isolated. Police have detained his parents and siblings for questioning.

Her Majesty Raja Zarith Sofiah, Queen of Malaysia bid a tearful farewell to two fallen officers, is the headline in Nanyang Daily.

At 11:37 a.m., she arrived at the Johor Police Headquarters mosque to pay her last respects to the officers who died in the Ulu Tiram police station attack.

Penang’s State Executive Councillor, Zairil Khir Johari, shared updates on the Air Itam-Tun Dr Lim Chong Eu Expressway bypass project. Piling work in Farlim, spanning from Tanjung Court condominiums to the front of Farlim Market, is slated for completion this year, as reported by Kwong Wah Daily.

He was referring to the construction of Package Two of Penang’s Air Itam-Tun Dr Lim Chong Eu Expressway bypass project.

To commemorate the 50th anniversary of Malaysia-China diplomatic ties and the 10th anniversary of giant pandas in Malaysia, Sin Chew Daily previously launched a special project, headlined Sin Chew Daily. The special project involved bringing Malaysian panda keepers to China to see pandas born in Malaysia, drawing crowds in Nanjing and Chengdu and sparking social media buzz.

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