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Kedah irrigation project 30% complete

JOHOR BAHRU, July 7 (Bernama) -- The Jeniang Transfer Project which aims to supply water to residents and paddy fields in Kedah, is 30 per cent complete, said Agriculture and Agro-based Industry Minister Datuk Salahuddin Ayub today.

Begun in 2018 and expected to be completed within the next 10 years, the project is irrigating paddy fields run by Muda Agricultural Development Authority (MADA), as a measure to address existing water issues and avoid negatively impacting food production in the country. 

The initiative is expected to enter its second phase shortly, the minister told reporters after officiating at the 23rd Annual Irrigation and Drainage Meeting held here.   

Salahuddin added that his ministry was also studying several possible measures to resolve the problem of shortage of water supply to paddy farms under the Kemubu Agricultural Development Authority Kemubu (KADA) in Kelantan.....

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Kedah Raja Puan Muda visits abandoned baby at hospital


ALOR SETAR,  July 7 (Bernama) – The Raja Puan Muda of Kedah, Che Puan Muda Zaheeda Mohamad Ariff today visited a baby boy who was abandoned at Jalan Jelai, here Wednesday, at the neonatal intensive care unit (NICU) of Sultanah Bahiyah Hospital (HSB), here.

 
 

Predators invade Penang heritage site for good cause


GEORGE TOWN, July 7 (Bernama) -- Penangites and tourists to the George Town heritage core zone were shocked and dumbfounded when two predators were found ‘abducting’ vulnerable victims, young and old, in broad daylight.

 
 

RTM fully prepared to go digital


KANGAR, July 6 (Bernama) -- Radio Televisyen Malaysia (RTM) is fully prepared to switch from the current analogue to digital broadcasting.

 
 

Civil Defence quick action saves breathless hiker teen


ALOR SETAR, July 6 (Bernama) -- Quick action by members of the Malaysian Civil Defence Force (APM) in Padang Terap, near here, helped save the life of a Form Five student who in the midst of her hiking trip today suffered from breathing difficulties.

 
 

Penang eyes 20,000 visitors for George Town Heritage Celebration


GEORGE TOWN, July 6 (Bernama) -- The Penang government has targeted 20,000 visitors at the 11th edition of the George Town Heritage Celebration scheduled from July 6-8 this year.

 
 

Cops, rangers to do joint patrols in the jungle to combat poachers


TAIPING, July 6 (Bernama) -- The Royal Malaysia Police (PDRM) have agreed to assist the Department of Wildlife and National Parks (Perhilitan) rangers in carrying out patrols in the jungle.

 
 

It's all smiles as cancer fighter Annas Mikhail gets his zoo wish


TAIPING, July 6 (Bernama) -- It had always been a dream of his to be up close and personal with the animals he loved to view on screen and in books.

 
 

Perak urged to organise more extreme river rafting activities


GOPENG, July 6 (Bernama) -- The Perak state government has been urged to organise more extreme river rafting activities including white water rafting to attract enthusiasts, especially among younger generation.

 
 

APM has adequate assets - Chief commissioner


BALIK PULAU, July 6 (Bernama) -- The Malaysian Civil Defence Force (APM) has adequate assets to face natural disasters, especially floods, said its chief commissioner Datuk Roslan Wahab.

 
 

Timber worker crushed to death by falling tree branch


KUALA KANGSAR, July 6 (Bernama) -- A timber worker died after he was crushed by a falling tree branch measuring 40 centimetres in circumference at a logging site in Sungai Akar, Sayong, near here early this morning.

 
 
 

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Integrated agencies meet on Sunday to discuss solution to river pollution

 
     

Sabah sees growth potential from One Belt One Road initiative

 
     

Works on Pan Borneo Highway project to take off by Sept

 
     

Pesticide Poisoning: Classes at SK Linggi resumed yesterday

 
     
 
     
 

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