KUALA LUMPUR, Sept 20 (Bernama) - The past Islamic world leadership is still relevant as reference for the present leaders in facing challenges, said the head of Institute of Islamic Understanding Malaysia (IKIM) .

GEORGE TOWN, Sept 20 (Bernama) -- A 12-hour disruption in water supply is scheduled for 76 areas in Seberang Perai Utara (SPU) and Butterworth beginning 10 pm on Saturday until 10 am the following day.

SHAH ALAM, Sept 20 (Bernama) -- Realising the urgent need to boost public awareness on sexual crimes committed towards children, the Badan Amal dan Kasih Negeri Selangor (Kasih) will organise a seminar on child sex crimes on Sept 28 at the Intekma Resort & Convention Centre here.

KUALA LUMPUR, Sept 20 (Bernama) -- State governments should not be worried of the proposed amendments to the Education Act 1996 (Act 550) as the federal government's involvement is meant to synchronise the safety and financial aspects of all 'tahfiz' religious schools.

KUALA TERENGGANU, Sept 20 (Bernama) -- A man and his wife were charged at the Sessions Court here today with six counts of submitting false claims amounting to RM211,646 for the supply of milk and eggs to the Dietetic and Food Service Department of the Sultanah Nur Zahirah Hospital (HSNZ).

PUTRAJAYA, Sept 20 (Bernama) -- A former investigating officer told the Magistrate's Court here today that he proposed no action to be taken against ex-Road Transport Department (RTD) deputy director-general (Planning and Operations), Datuk Yusoff Ayob who was charged for driving on emergency lane last year.

KUALA LUMPUR, Sept 20 (Bernama) -- Deputy Foreign Affairs Minister Datuk Seri Reezal Merican Naina Merican on Tuesday paid a courtesy call on his Egyptian counterpart in Cairo, the Assistant Foreign Minister for Asian Countries and Pacific Island Affairs, Yasser Murad.