Saudi Arabia hosts inaugural swimsuit fashion show
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Saudi Arabia hosts inaugural swimsuit fashion show

Saudi Arabia’s first swimsuit fashion show defied its conservative traditions, as it featured Moroccan designer Yasmina Qanzal’s designs, which included exposed shoulders and visible midriffs. “It’s true that this country is very conservative but we tried to show elegant swimsuits which represent the Arab world,” said Qanzal. She added that it was an honour to…

DAP’s lawmaker urges a multifaceted approach to combat extremism and violence
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DAP’s lawmaker urges a multifaceted approach to combat extremism and violence

Malaysia must adopt a multifaceted approach to address the surge in extremist movements and violent crimes, said DAP’s Ipoh Timor MP Howard Lee Chuan How.  He claimed that incidents unfolded in the last 48 hours such as the lone wolf attack on the Ulu Tiram police station and the capturing of two men with parangs…

Singapore bolsters security measures following fatal Johor police station attack
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Singapore bolsters security measures following fatal Johor police station attack

Following a fatal attack on a Ulu Tiram, Johor police station, security measures in Singapore, including checkpoints, were intensified on Saturday, May 18th. “In view of the heightened threat situation, and that the Malaysian police are looking for several other JI (Jemaah Islamiyah) members, we had earlier today stepped up security measures, including at our…

Attempted breach at Istana Negara, two men apprehended
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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…

Elections, appointments way up for non-Malays in Amanah
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Elections, appointments way up for non-Malays in Amanah

If non-Malays win or are appointed, they will hold positions within the party, said AMANAH deputy president Senator Datuk Seri Dr Mujahid Yusof Rawa. “Of course appointment of any members in any position, of the party will be appointed two ways, either through the normal political system of election in the party, internal election. “If…

Dr Mujahid stresses inclusivity across Malaysia’s territories
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Dr Mujahid stresses inclusivity across Malaysia’s territories

AMANAH was established to represent all races in Malaysia, not just certain races, said its deputy president, Senator Datuk Seri Dr Mujahid Yusof Rawa. “We aspire that from the beginning and we said that in our constitution, the objective of the party is to include all race and all religion in all territories, that include…

Seputeh MP urges officials to heed community concerns over flood retention pond
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Seputeh MP urges officials to heed community concerns over flood retention pond

Seputeh MP Teresa Kok urged officials to listen to Kampung Bohol residents, who strongly oppose replacing a nearby flood retention pond with a housing development.  “I hope the authorities which approve the project can take note of the voices on the ground,” Teresa said via X.  She was referring to a report that claimed residents…