KUALA LUMPUR: A lorry driver has been charged at a Magistrate's Court here with driving under the influence of drugs in a multiple vehicle crash that went viral earlier this week. Ardi Latif, 25, was accused to have driven the lorry under the influence of methamphetamine and amphetamine, where he was incapable of having proper control of the vehicle and had caused injuries to a car driver, Nik Adlee Saha Nik Ahmad Fauzi, 45. The accused allegedly committed the offence at Jalan Segambut Utara heading towards Jalan Ipoh at 2.40pm on Sept 6. The charge under Section 44(1A) of the Road Transport Act 1987 carries a maximum jail of 10 years and fine of between RM30,000 and RM50,000, and disqualification from driving for a period of no less than seven years from the date of conviction, if convicted. Ardi pleaded not guilty after the charge was read out to him before magistrate Amanina Mohd Anuar here on Friday (Sept 10). The court fixed bail at RM7,000 in one surety and ordered for ... » Learn More about Lorry driver charged with driving under the influence of drugs in pile-up
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KUALA LUMPUR: A lorry driver has been charged at a Magistrate’s Court here for driving under the influence of drugs in a multiple vehicle crash that went viral earlier this week involving a Perodua Myvi. Ardi Latif, 25, is accused of driving the lorry under the influence of methamphetamine and amphetamine and was thereby incapable of having proper control of the vehicle that resulted in injuries on another driver, Nik Adlee Saha Nik Ahmad Fauzi, 45. The accused allegedly committed the offence in Jalan Segambut Utara heading towards Jalan Ipoh at 2.40pm on Sept 6. The charge under Section 44 (1A) of the Road Transport Act 1987 carries a maximum jail of 10 years and fine of between RM30,000 and RM50,000 and disqualification from driving for a period of no less than seven years from the date of conviction, if convicted. Ardi pleaded not guilty after the charge was read out to him before magistrate Amanina Mohd Anuar here yesterday. The court fixed bail at RM7,000 in one surety ... » Learn More about Lorry driver, high on drugs, charged in court
Rescuers on the Island of Koh Samui in Southern Thailand are using every means to search for two missing men from the sunken ferry. Eight days after the ferry they were on capsized off this resort island. Surat Thani governor Wichawuth Jinto said on Sunday the operation was focusing on beaches on Koh Samui. Where a ferry carrying vehicles and passengers capsized and sank on Aug 1. While crew members on patrol boats were scanning the sea off Koh Samui, volunteers looked for the two missing men around Laem Or and Panga bays, along with other places. All fishing boats have also been asked to stay alert to help authorities and volunteers find the missing men . The ferry consequently sank in a strong storm and high waves. It was laden with 16 people, three lorries and one pick-up truck on board. The body of saleswoman Naparada Chanhan was the latest to be found in the ship. The missing men were identified as Ferry crew member Tiwakorn Vachararit and lorry driver Chaichan ... » Learn More about Rescuers Still Search for 2 Missing Men From Sunken Koh Samui Ferry
POLICE have busted a drug- smuggling syndicate with the arrest of 11 people and seizure of heroin base and Grade III heroin worth RM34.1mil. The suspects, including the mastermind, were picked up in six raids in Penang, Kedah and Perak during a one-day police operation on Sept 3. All of them, aged between 22 and 58, mostly worked as lorry drivers and caterers. Bukit Aman Narcotic Crime Investigation Department director Comm Datuk Razarudin Husain said this was the biggest seizure of heroin base in the country this year. He said the heroin base in slabs, weighing 367.71kg and 540g of Grade III heroin, were found in a trailer at the Bukit Minyak industrial area in Bukit Mertajam. “Two men were loading the drugs onto the trailer when we moved in. “The drugs were kept under boxes of jeans,” he said during a press conference at the central Seberang Prai district headquarters on Thursday. Grade III heroin is a mixture of caffeine and heroin base, which is the purest form of ... » Learn More about Cops seize drugs worth RM34.1mil, 11 suspects arrested
Follow us on Telegram for the latest updates: https://t.me/mothershipsg This is probably the worst nightmare for all pawrents. One dog owner was spotted chasing after a fluffy white dog that was running about on the road at Choa Chu Kang on Tuesday, Jan. 19, at around 10:20pm. The incident was captured by a front camera of a vehicle that stopped at the junction. The driver, Hang Zhi Cheng, told Mothership that this happened at the junction between Choa Chu Kang Avenue 1 and Choa Chu Kang Way, near Choa Chu Kang Polyclinic. Unleashed white dog running about at road junction When the traffic light turned green, vehicles started moving forward while the dog was still running in circles in an empty space between the opposite lanes. Close shave While the owner chased after the unleashed dog frantically, unfortunately, it made a turn and ran away, right towards the path of a moving lorry. The driver of the approaching lorry then honked at the dog ... » Learn More about Runaway playful dog thinks frantic owner also playing at Choa Chu Kang road junction
The following is a press release, their opinions and statements are their own. The Creative Economy Agency (Public Organization) or CEA has unveiled three measures to support freelancers and entrepreneurs in 15 creative industries that have been hard-hit by COVID-19. Implemented under its “CEA – COVID- 19 Relief Programs” , these measures aim to ease adverse impacts on working people and businesses. CEA, moreover, goes ahead with its CEA Creative Industries project so as to develop creative sectors as S-Curve industries and pave way for them to fly high. Mr. Apisit Laistrooglai, Executive Director of the Creative Economy Agency (Public Organization) , says COVID-19 has persisted since early 2020 with unprecedented severe impacts on 15 creative industries of Thailand. Due to the pandemic, creative industries’ growth is disrupted. CEA statistics show creative businesses’ total revenue dropped by 26 per cent to Bt1.49 trillion in 2020 when compared with the previous ... » Learn More about Creative Economy Agency Rolls Out Programs to Fight COVID-19 Crisis, Empowers Entrepreneurs to Drive Creative Economy Ahead
Imagine this: You've had a great meal. You pay for it contactlessly, through your smart watch. You've paid on credit, and when the bill arrives and you make payment, it's done with a few quick taps on your smartphone, without a single sheet of paper needing to be printed. That's what the future looks like — for now at least — with Singapore's new digital banks in the picture. The Monetary Authority of Singapore (MAS) has awarded four licenses so far, and more may follow in future. Hold on, you might be asking. That doesn't seem too different from what we have now, in 2020. So what's the big deal with digital banks, and what benefits might they bring, and what risks should we watch out for? We try to answer these questions. What is a digital bank? Existing banks in Singapore do already have comprehensive digital services, and many of its younger (or more tech-savvy) customers already do most of their banking online. But one of the requirements for these ... » Learn More about Fully-digital banks will launch in S’pore soon. Here are their potential risks & benefits.