By AUSTIN CAMOENS firstname.lastname@example.org PETALING JAYA: The MyDistress smart phone application has gained international recognition, bagging an award at the MSC Malaysia Asia-Pacific ICT Alliance (Apicta) Awards 2012. The application took home an Award of Merit after representing the country in the e-Government & Services category at the awards ceremony in Brunei on Dec 3.
RESTAURATEURS have raised serious concerns about the spate of robberies at Klang Valley eateries and the wellbeing of their customers. Malaysian Indian Restaurant Owners Association president Datuk R. Ramalingam Pillai and Selangor Indian Muslim Restaurant Owners Association adviser Mohamed Umar Peer Mohamed have urged the police to curb the rise in robberies at restaurants. “Our
More than 130,000 members on MyDistress By Aida Ahmad email@example.com SINCE the MyDistress smartphone application was introduced last year, there are currently 131,362 registered members in Selangor to date. The amount of distress calls that have been made since then are 178 by the users. Eighty-eight of that consist of crime cases while five have
SHAH ALAM: An upgraded version of the national crime alert mobile application, MyDistress, is now available. The initial version was introduced in August last year and featured a simple press HELP button, which would alert rescue teams while immediately detecting a user’s location. The application is supported by the smartphone’s Global Positioning System (GPS) which
SHAH ALAM: Selangor police have launched an updated version of MyDistress, introducing an Emergency Contact function to allow police to alert the next-of-kin in an emergency. “There is also the Info-blast function in which users can access press releases issued by the police on crime cases in the state,” said Selangor police chief Deputy Comm
PETALING JAYA: The MyDistress mobile application has proven to be a success after police were alerted to the crime scene by the public and caught two suspected thieves. In detailing the break-in attempt, Selangor police chief Deputy Comm Datuk Tun Hisan Tun Hamzah said police were alerted by the owner via the application at 4.43am on
PETALING JAYA: The MyDistress emergency application has been a hit with smartphone users. Since the announcement by Selangor police last week, a total of 23,857 people have downloaded the application to their smartphones. Selangor police chief Deputy Comm Datuk Tun Hisan Tun Hamzah, however, said no authentic distress alerts have been reported so far. He was