Woman, two girls killed in Kepong house fire; Three survive with burns [VIDEO]14 February 2017 @ 10:01 AM
KUALA LUMPUR: A woman and two girls of primary school age were killed in a house fire at Taman Wangsa Permai in Kepong, here last night.
The 11pm incident also saw three others, including an octogenarian woman, suffer burns.
Selangor Fire and Rescue Department assistant director (operations) Mohd Sani Harul said the deceased were identified as foreigner Sok Srey, 29; and Malaysian girls Ng Zi Xuan, 10, and Lam Yan Yi, 7.
Sani said the blaze destroyed 80 per cent of the double-storey terrace home’s ground floor.
Passenger boat capsizes off Port Klang; skipper dead, passenger missing21 September 2016 @ 9:18 PM
KUALA LUMPUR: The skipper of a passenger boat drowned when the vessel capsized near Port Klang Jetty, Selangor about 5pm today.
A passenger was also reported missing in the incident, while two others were saved by members of the public who witnessed their ordeal.
Malaysian Maritime Enforcement Agency (MMEA) maritime district 4 (Klang) chief Captain Mohd Rosli Abdullah said authorities have mounted a search and rescue operation for the missing victim.
Dazed, exhausted: Belgian Hash runner went 15km off track before falling off slope [VIDEO]19 September 2016 @ 7:44 PM
HULU SELANGOR: Belgian businessman Jean Francois Thomas, who was found dead at Bukit Rimau in Lembah Beringin, here this morning, had wandered about 15 kilometres off track before falling at a slope during an international running challenge on Saturday.
Police believe that the 34-year-old - who prior to his disappearance, was seen exhausted and seemed to face difficulty in finishing the 47km run - could have slipped and fallen at the two-metre high slope when he was trying to find his way at night.
Five arrested, four sought over assault on Sri Lankan envoy at KLIA5 September 2016 @ 5:54 PM
KUALA LUMPUR: Police have arrested five people over Sunday’s assault on Sri Lanka's High Commissioner to Malaysia Ibrahim Sahib Ansar at the Kuala Lumpur International Airport here.
The men, aged between 27 and 56, are being held to facilitate investigations under the Security Offences (Special Measures) Act (Sosma).
Inspector-General of Police Tan Sri Khalid Abu Bakar said police are also probing local groups - which demonstrate support for the Liberation Tigers of Tamil Eelam (LTTE) and had protested against former Sri Lankan president Mahinda Rajapaksa - under Sosma.
Navy says Scorpene submarines not compromised over leak of secret documents24 August 2016 @ 7:00 PM
KUALA LUMPUR: The French-shipbuilding company that designed Scorpene submarines for the Royal Malaysian Navy (RMN) was reported to have suffered a massive leak of secret documents.
The Australian, in its news report, said DCNS, the company that had also won the bid to design Australia's new submarine fleet, has suffered a leak that runs up to some 22,400 document pages that detailed the capability of six Scorpene class submarines it had designed for the Indian Navy.
Police crack international drug syndicate in Bukit Bintang, RM3m in drugs seized21 August 2016 @ 1:28 PM
KUALA LUMPUR: Police anti-narcotics officers busted an international drug syndicate when they nabbed six people, including three Taiwanese men, in Bukit Bintang on Friday.
The 10pm operation saw 42.5 kilograms of methamphetamine worth RM3 million seized from the suspects.
Federal police Narcotics Department (NCID) director Datuk Seri Mokhtar Shariff said the success was derived from close cooperation between the federal police and Taiwan's Bureau of Justice Investigation.
IS eyes Southeast Asia after Mideast losses5 August 2016 @ 11:01 AM
KUALA LUMPUR: As if “home-grown” militants are not a big enough problem, Malaysia could soon face a bigger problem as the Islamic State terror group shifts its focus to Southeast Asia from Iraq and Syria.
With IS losing ground in the two Middle Eastern countries, the fear is that foreign militants will head to this region, leaving Malaysia to face a serious threat.
Counter-terrorism experts fear that these foreign fighters, many of whom are not identified, might become “ghost” terror operatives in destination countries.
Police arrest 14 IS operatives, explosive device seized in interstate crackdown23 July 2016 @ 3:47 PM
KUALA LUMPUR: Police anti-terrorist operatives nabbed 14 suspected Islamic State (IS) militants and seized an improvised-explosive device (IED) in a series of interstate operations recently.
The militants included a man who possesses the know-how to build IEDs, and had became a trusted follower of Malaysian IS leader in Syria, Wanndy Mohamad Jedi.
Suspected explosives turn out to be Petrosains science projects9 March 2016 @ 10:51 PM
KUALA LUMPUR: The two objects found at Aquaria KLCC here, which police earlier suspected to be explosives turned out to be only school science projects.
City police chief Datuk Tajudin Md Isa said initial investigations revealed that the glass jars were left at Aquaria by a primary school student, who went there on a school trip.
"From closed-circuit television camera (CCTV) footage, police found that the group of school students had earlier visited Petrosains in KLCC.
Royal insult: Lawyer slams Kit Siang, Mkini for claiming Agong was reading out "govt's speech"7 March 2016 @ 9:24 PM
KUALA LUMPUR: Lim Kit Siang's remarks that the Yang di-Pertuan Agong Tuanku Abdul Halim Mu'adzam Shah was only reading out a speech text prepared by the government in Parliament today, has been labeled an insult to the royal institution.
Lawyer and activist Mohd Khairul Azam Abdul Aziz said Lim and pro-opposition news portal Malaysiakini, which reported the DAP supremo's statement earlier today, had undermined the credibility of the royal insitution.