KUALA LUMPUR, Oct 24 (Bernama) -- The Malaysian Communications and Multimedia Commission (MCMC) will hold the "arrive safely carnival and tournament" next month in appreciation of the van drivers and motorcyclists' role and duty in the country's postal and courier industry.

PUTRAJAYA, Oct 24 (Bernama) -- Second Warrant Officer Muhammad Rizalman Ismail has appointed his counsel as the former defence staff assistant at the Malaysian High Commission in New Zealand is set to be produced in a Wellington court on Saturday over an accusation of burglary and assault in the New Zealand capital.

ALOR SETAR, Oct 24 (Bernama) -- Kedah Menteri Besar Datuk Seri Mukhriz Tun Dr Mahathir on Friday advised local authorities to provide more special amenities to enable people with disabilities to manage themselves on their own.

KUALA LUMPUR, Oct 24 (Bernama) --Anger over finished biscuits has landed an unemployed man eight months in jail and a fine of RM8,000 after he pleaded guilty in the Magistrate's Court for causing hurt to his two children, aged eight and five, last week.

IPOH, Oct 24 (Bernama) -- A former resort worker at Pulau Pangkor was sentenced to death by the High Court here Friday for murdering his manager six years ago.

KOTA KINABALU, Oct 24 (Bernama) -- A weak earthquake, with a magnitude of 4.4 on the Richter scale, occurred at 1.40 pm Friday in Pulau Banggi, Kudat, near here, according to the Malaysian Meteorological Department.

PUTRAJAYA, Oct 24 (Bernama) -- The Court of Appeal on Friday upheld the conviction and 15-year jail sentence and four strokes of whipping on a former discipline teacher for raping a 15-year-old student about three years ago.