Driver arrested for hit-and-run incident caught on video in Johor

JOHOR BARU: Police have arrested a 20-year-old man to help investigate a hit-and-run case that went viral on social media. Johor Baru South OCPD Asst Comm Raub Selamat said the man was arrested after lodging a police report on Saturday (June 29). “We have received the police report at 8.24am, involving a road accident that occurred on...

M’sian Friends Go Viral For Picking Pal Up From Airport In A Hearse

Malaysian TikTok user @ramj__ recently shared a clip of himself and two other friends pranking their pal in a way that would make superstitious people squirm in their seats. He wrote: “POV: Picking up a friend in the funeral van”, and in the video, the group was seen driving a hearse towards the Sultan Ismail Petra Airport in Kelantan. It wasn't specified...

Heartwarming video of woman feeding hospital patient goes viral

JOHOR BARU: A 26-second video clip of a woman feeding a stranger in the next hospital bed has generated and spread feel-good vibes among Malaysians. It was understood that the woman, who was visiting a sick family member at Hospital Sultanah Aminah here, noticed the man struggling with his meal and decided to lend him a...

KTMB fine-tunes charter train guidelines

KUALA LUMPUR: Keretapi Tanah Melayu Berhad (KTMB) announced on Monday (May 20) that it intends to enhance and improve the guidelines for its charter train services for the benefit of the public and the company. "KTMB's role is that of a service provider where we provide the entire train and coaches according to customer demand. As...

Penang cops appeal for info on underwear thief in Balik Pulau

BALIK PULAU: The police are appealing to the public for assistance in locating a man who stole a woman's undergarments from a clothesline at a residence in Titi Teras. Balik Pulau OCPD Supt Kamarul Rizal Jenal said that a 32-year-old woman lodged a report on Tuesday (May 14), claiming that her undergarments had gone missing from...

MCMC to record statements over false social media info on Quran recital competitions

KUALA LUMPUR: The Malaysian Communications and Multimedia Commission (MCMC) will be recording statements from all social media account holders who uploaded coordinated false information that Malaysia will no longer organise Quran recital competitions. Communications Minister Fahmi Fadzil (pic) said that MCMC has identified the individuals involved, and the process of tracking them down is underway. He said that the...

AmanahRaya clarifies on viral issue of EPF members’ money

KUALA LUMPUR: The content of a message related to the naming of the beneficiary (nominee/nominees) by an Employees' Provident Fund (EPF) member, which is now viral on the WhatsApp application, is not true. Amanah Raya Berhad (AmanahRaya) said the content of the message implies that if an EPF member names a beneficiary who becomes deceased earlier...

Bukit Aman probes traffic cop offering on-the-spot summons settlement to UK couple

KUALA LUMPUR: Bukit Aman Traffic Investigation and Enforcement Department (JSPT) is investigating the case of a traffic policeman allegedly issuing and offering to settle a summons on the spot for a British couple touring Malaysia in their vehicle. Bukit Aman JSPT director Comm Datuk Mohd Azman Ahmad Sapri said a video of the incident was detected...

Ipoh cops probe viral video of ‘gambling den worker’ being scolded

IPOH: Police here are investigating a viral video said to show a group of men reprimanding a worker at a convenience store suspected of fronting an illegal gambling operation. Ipoh OCPD Asst Comm Yahaya Hassan said they were made aware of the clip on Sunday (Dec 17). "The video has captured public attention but we have no...

A woman scorned or unusual advert? Billboard in TTDI of ‘cheating husband’ goes viral

PETALING JAYA: A jilted wife or guerrilla marketing? A billboard in Taman Tun Dr Ismail has gotten tongues wagging on social media. The photo of the billboard which went viral on X, shows a message by a woman who accused her husband of having an affair. The woman goes on to call her so-called unfaithful partner a...