Category: General News

KTM having problems on a Monday, again.

By Shazwan Zulkiffli If you’re an early commuter and a regular user of KTM, you might already be pissed off regarding what happened today. Keretapi Tanah Melayu, better known as KTM, is notorious for delays that might get you fired from your jobs. Today, KTM’s delay madness striked again – when commuters waited for more than 2 hours to arrive at their desired destination due to problems with the railroad. Photo by Matthew Thiru Subra Photo by Mohd Amin Ismail Netizens brought the matter onto their social medias where some of their complaints made the issue viral nationwide. And...

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Woman electrocuted to death while using charging phone

By Shazwan Zulkiffli A woman was electrocuted to death while she was making a call on her phone which was in the middle of charging at her home in Taman Desa Baiduri, Cheras. Kajang police deputy chief Supt Abdul Ghani Mohamad Ji said that she passed away during treatment at the Universiti Kebangsaan Malaysia Medical Centre last Friday. In a statement, he told the press, “The victim died during treatment at the hospital and the case has been classified as sudden death”. The victim’s husband, who is working at Bukit Aman, sent her to the hospital immediately after the...

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UPDATED: Bomb threat in Damansara?

Update: The police have confirmed they found five explosive devices on the 17th floor of the condominium. While the explosives were detonated at a nearby quarry, it is believed that the suspects escaped before the police raid. Petaling Jaya police head ACP Mohd Zani Che Din told the Malay Mail, “We found the IEDs were also equipped with remote detonators. The IEDs were made using material like PVC pipes and wires.”   By Shazwan Zulkiffli In a shocking turn of events, Metropolitan Square in Damansara Perdana faced a major bomb threat Sunday morning when the police force ordered the residents...

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Kelana Jaya Line extension opens on June 30

Good news for commuters as RapidKL has officially confirmed that June 30th will be the official starting date for the Kelana Jaya Line Extension following positive results on their Emergency Response Plan exercise. The extension will cover a distance of more than 17km with brand new stations at Subang Alam, Alam Megah, USJ 21, Wawasan, Taipan, Glenmarie, Ara Damansara, SS15 and more. The extension will end at Putra Heights, which will be the station connecting the Kelana Jaya Line and Ampang Line. It currently has eight new stations operating as part of its own line extension project. On top...

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IKEA launching Sladda, a new bicycle

By Shazwan Zulkiffli IKEA, Swedish furniture powerhouse that has received so much love from Malaysians, is set to release a lightweight bicycle tailored for lovers of the simplistic designs, sporting a rust-free belt designed to replace the traditional bike chain. According to IKEA, the bicycle was designed to “make life as easy as possible for the user”, and may require light maintainance from time to time, was created by Veryday Design artists from Sweden, Oskar Juhlin, Jan Puranen and Kristian Eke. The bike has received a Red Dot Design Award for best product design, and has also been named...

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