PUTRAJAYA, Jan 22 (Bernama) -- The National Cost of Living Action Council, which was announced during the UMNO General Assembly last month will hold its maiden meeting by February.

PETALING JAYA, Jan 22 (Bernama) -- A despatch rider at a law firm pleaded not guilty in the Magistrate's Court here today to committing criminal breach of trust (CBT) involving more than RM23,000 belonging to his employer six years ago.

KUALA TERENGGANU, Jan 22 (Bernama) -- A 45-year-old female contractor was remanded for three days from today to assist investigations into alleged rude remarks made by her against Terengganu Menteri Besar, Datuk Seri Ahmad Razif Abdul Rahman, via social media.

ARAU, Jan 22 (Bernama) -- Bank Negara Malaysia (BNM) today presented special edition commemorative banknotes in conjunction with the 60th anniversary of the Signing of the Federation of Malaysia Independence Agreement to Raja of Perlis, Tuanku Syed Sirajuddin Putra Jamalullail at Istana Arau here.

GEORGE TOWN, Jan 22 (Bernama) -- More than 1.2 million Hindu devotees throughout the country and international tourists are expected to flock to the Arulmigu Balathandayuthapani Temple in Jalan Kebun Bunga here during the Thaipusam festival which falls on Jan 31.

KUANTAN, Jan 22 (Bernama) -- A 38-year-old woman faked her drowning as a ploy to meet her children, who were separated from her since her divorce from their father two months ago.


YALA, Jan 22 (Bernama) -- Three people were confirmed killed , while at least eight others were injured, when a bomb exploded in a market at about 6.30 am (local time) in Thailand´s southern Yala province today.