MELAKA, Nov 18 (Bernama) -- Melaka Zoo and Night Safari is now focusing on becoming a community-oriented zoo in its stride to attract more visitors and install a sense of ownership of the zoo among the local community, said its chief executive officer, R. Raja Segran.

TANJUNG MALIM, Nov 18 (Bernama) -- The role of museums and galleries have grown and they are now on par with libraries in public universities in the country, said Universiti Pendidikan Sultan Idris (UPSI) deputy vice-chancellor (research and Innovation, Prof Datuk Dr Noraini Idris.

PUTRAJAYA, Nov 18 (Bernama) -- Deputy Foreign Affairs Minister Datuk Seri Reezal Merican Naina Merican will lead the Malaysian delegation to the 13th Asia-Europe Meeting Foreign Minister's Meeting (ASEM FMM13) in Nay Pyi Taw, Myanmar from Nov 20 to 21.

BATU PAHAT, Nov 18 (Bernama) -- The government has given assurance that volunteer firefighters will not be at the losing end should their organisations are registered under the Urban Well-being, Housing and Local Government Ministry (KPKT).

SINTOK, Nov 18 (Bernama) -- The Sultan of Kedah, Sultan Sallehuddin Ibni Almarhum Sultan Badlishah has urged the public to be ready for the Fourth Industrial Revolution which is the current agenda for the government and nation, as well as prepare the education system to be in line with the National Transformation 2050 (TN50).

SELAMA, Nov 18 (Bernama) -- Fuel prices in the local market have increased due to conflicts in the West Asian region, says Domestic Trade, Cooperatives and Consumerism Minister Datuk Seri Hamzah Zainudin.

SIBU, Nov 18 (Bernama) -- About 1,000 patients from 18 wards at the Sibu Hospital here, as well as its staff and members of the public had to be evacuated to safer areas when smoke was detected coming out from the ceiling of Ward 23 this morning.