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Ex-triad member's encounter with stranger leads him to Islam

ALOR SETAR, Sept 9  -- A former triad member never imagined that a brief encounter with a stranger named ‘Adam’ would open the way, and eventually his heart to embracing Islam. 

Abdul Rahman Abdullah, 38, formerly Chee Yin Wei, said the short meeting took place in July last year, a period of uncertainty in which he was feeling down and helpless due to a host of problems. 

“I was feeling stressed and down with marriage and financial problems, as well as from my involvement with gangsterism, so much so I suddenly found myself at the mosque grounds and met this man, Adam.

"We chatted and I poured out my woes to him. He then invited me to join him for the Asar prayers, and although I wasn't a Muslim then, I agreed. He then taught me how to take the prayer ablution and and then asked to just follow the prayer steps and movement,” Abdul Rahman told reporters here today.....

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Langkawi ferry service to proceed unless weather forbids


LANGKAWI, Sept 9 -- Barring bad weather at sea, the ferry service between Langkawi and Kuala Kedah will proceed as usual.

 
 

Penang govt to talk only with impacted stakeholders over PSR project - Chow


GEORGE TOWN, Sept 9 -- The Penang government will only deal with stakeholders who are impacted by the Penang sea reclamation project (PSR), said Chief Minister Chow Kon Yeow.

 
 

NGO to bring PSR issue to pm if Penang govt fails to cooperate


GEORGE TOWN, Sept 8 -- Gerakan Pembela Ummah Penang (UMMAH) will bring the issue of the Penang sea reclamation project (PSR) to Prime Minister Tun Dr Mahathir Mohamad if it fails to get the cooperation of the State Government.

 
 

Police nab drug addict for threatening to kill parents


KEPALA BATAS, Sept 8 -- Police have arrested a 43-year-old drug addict for threatening to kill his parents and to burn their house down here, yesterday.

 
 

Massage centres offering sex services raided, 11 detained


Dozens of unused condoms were found at a reflexology centre here in a raid conducted through a joint operation by the Penang Immigration Department yesterday.

 
 

SAR team rescues 29 mountaineers stranded on Gunung Tumang Batak


A group of 29 mountaineers stranded on Gunung Tumang Batak near Gunung Liang in Muallim since late yesterday evening, were all rescued by midnight.

 
 

Kula segaran urges youth to take up job at retail outlets


IPOH, Sept 8 -- The Human Resources Ministry has urged local youths to take up jobs at retail outlets to avoid dependency on foreign workers in the country.

 
 

Over 25,000 visitors at 2019 Kuala Perlis Water Festival


KUALA PERLIS, Sept 8 -- The 2019 Kuala Perlis Water Festival, the sixth in a series since 2014, attracted more than 25,000 domestic and foreign visitors.

 
 

LKIM allocates RM211,000 for fishermen's Lekima-ravaged homes


The Fisheries Development Authority (LKIM) has set aside RM211,000 for fishermen to rehabilitate their homes that were ravaged by Typhoon Lekima on Aug 9

 
 

Two robbery gang members nabbed in Langkawi


LANGKAWI, Sept 8 -- Police believe they have crippled a three-member armed robbery gang, called 'Geng Kecik', with the arrest of two men here yesterday.

 
 
 

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24-hour fire-dousing operation underway in Sri Aman

 
     

1,700 metric tonnes of food donated to Food Bank Malaysia

 
     

Hearing on case of teenager driving against traffic in Nov

 
     

JS Asagiri docked at Kuantan Port

 
     
 
     
 

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