KUCHING, Dec 13 (Bernama) -- Sarawak Energy Bhd today assured residents along Sungai Rajang downstream that the controlled release of water from the Bakun Hydroelectric Plant (HEP) reservoir that began yesterday is a regulated release, and a standard practice undertaken periodically during heavy rainfall.

KUALA LUMPUR, Dec 13 (Bernama) -- A company director was fined a total of RM49,500 or 33 months imprisonment, by the Magistrate's Court here today for failing to remit payment in monthly income tax deduction of his employees to the Inland Revenue Board (LHDN) between 2013 and 2015.

KUALA LUMPUR, Dec 13 (Bernama) -- DAP member, Datuk Zaid Ibrahim. today appeared at the federal police headquarters, Bukit Aman, to give his statement over his remarks on Twitter posted on Dec 5.

KUALA LUMPUR, Dec 13 (Bernama) -- Over 80 government departments and agencies have collaboratively implemented 116 initiatives under the National Blue Ocean Strategy (NBOS) since it was launched in 2009.

By R Ratcharathan

KUALA LUMPUR, Dec 13 (Bernama) -- While other universities require master's students to produce thesis as the final evaluation for their graduation, Universiti Kebangsaan Malaysia (UKM) requires its master's students at the Graduate School of Business (GSB) to form a non-governmental organisation.

SEGAMAT, Dec 13 (Bernama) -- The bodies of five family members who were killed in an accident in Segamat, Johor yesterday evening have been claimed by family members from Segamat Hospital here at 10.50am this morning.

KUALA LUMPUR, Dec 13 (Bernama) -- A fire early today at a double-storey bungalow in Sungai Long, Kajang, used as an old folks' home resulted in the deaths of five people, according to the Selangor Fire and Rescue Department.