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SHAH ALAM: A total of 566 primary schools and 622 headmasters are rewarded for achieving their target and raising the quality of students under the Bai'ah or New Deal programme.
KUALA LUMPUR: Datuk Seri Najib Razak today offered condolences to Paloh state assemblyman Datuk Norzula Mat Diah whose wife was killed in a road accident they were involved in yesterday.
TELUK INTAN: A total of 19,222 illegal immigrants have been sent home to their home country since the start op the massive crackdown against them in January.
KUALA LUMPUR: Selangor Police today dismissed as a rumour news disseminated recently by SMS and over Facebook of a violent racial fight in Klang.
SYDNEY: The search for missing Malaysia Airlines Flight MH370 is set to be the most expensive in aviation history, analysts say, as efforts to find the aircraft deep under the Indian Ocean show no signs of slowing.
KUALA LUMPUR: Malaysian authorities are now considering the possibility of deploying more underwater assets in the search for a missing Malaysian jetliner, said acting Transport Minister Datuk Seri Hishammuddin Hussein.
KUALA LUMPUR: The High Court threw out an application by Malay daily Utusan Melayu(M) Bhd to recuse a judge from hearing opposition leader Datuk Seri Anwar Ibrahim's RM100 million suit against it and four others.
SHANGHAI: Ferrari’s Fernando Alonso set the pace in the first practice session at the Chinese Grand Prix on Friday, indicating the struggling team could emerge as a challenger to dominant Mercedes in Sunday’s race.
ROME: Italy’s cash-strapped government has raised more than 370,000 euros by selling 52 luxury cars owned by the state through online auction site eBay, the prime minister’s office has said.
KOTA KINABALU: A man and his five-year-old son were burnt to death while his eight-year-old daughter escaped unhurt in a fire which razed their wooden house in a Kota Marudu village early today.
KATMANDU, Nepal: Officials say about five climbers are feared missing after an avalanche swept the slopes of Mount Everest and hit a route used to assent the world’s highest peak.
MOKPO, South Korea: A doomed ferry’s captain delayed evacuation for half an hour after a South Korean transportation official ordered preparations to abandon ship, raising more questions about whether quick action could have saved scores of passengers still missing today and feared dead, according to a transcript of the ship-to-shore exchange and interviews with a crewmember.
KUALA LUMPUR: An iconic television personality who dominated broadcasts throughout the 1970s, Taufik Latif, 69, died of a heart ailment on Thursday.
PERTH: The mini-sub searching for missing flight MH370 dived on its fifth seabed mission today, officials said, testing the vehicle’s recommended depth limits after failing to find any wreckage.
MOKPO, South Korea: Coast guard officials say divers have begun pumping air into a submerged South Korean ship 48 hours after it listed and sank. But it wasn't immediately clear if the air was for survivors or for a salvage operation.
WASHINGTON: Chelsea Clinton and her husband, Marc Mezvinsky, are expecting their first child later this fall.
KUALA LUMPUR: An 85-page written judgment on opposition leader Datuk Seri Anwar Ibrahim's second sodomy case revealed that his choice of giving a statement from the dock was an important factor that led to his conviction at the Court of Appeal in March.
PERTH: A robotic submarine headed back down into the depths of the Indian Ocean today to scour the seafloor for any trace of the missing Malaysian jet, as data from the sub’s previous missions turned up no evidence of the plane.
SEOUL: South Korean prosecutors said today that the third officer was in charge of the bridge of a South Korean ferry when it capsized two days ago, leaving hundreds missing.
JUBA, South Sudan: An angry mob of South Sudanese youths attacked a U.N. base on Thursday in order to harm members of an ethnic minority sheltering inside.
NEW YORK: A federal judge on Thursday declined to toss out decade-old lawsuits that accuse IBM Corp. and Ford Motor Co. of supporting apartheid by letting their subsidiaries sell computers and cars to the South African government.
WASHINGTON: US geologists said Thursday they have uncovered a preglacial tundra landscape preserved for 2.7 million years far below the Greenland ice sheet.
JINDO, South Korea: The death toll from a capsized South Korean passenger ferry rose to 25 today as parents of missing schoolchildren blamed the ship's captain for the tragedy after he and shipping company officials made emotional apologies for the loss of life.
HANOI, Vietnam: Vietnam has withdrawn as the host of the 2019 Asian Games, saying it lacked funds and the country’s reputation could be at risk if things don’t go smoothly.
LONDON: Petr Cech insists Chelsea can cope with the demands of challenging for a Premier League and Champions League double as the Blues face Sunderland at the start of an eight-day period that could define their season.
LOS ANGELES: A fourth US Navy officer has been charged with leaking information to a foreign defence contractor in exchange for cash and other gifts in a widening bribery scandal, officials said Thursday.
LONDON: Liverpool visit Norwich City this weekend, determined to maintain focus on the task in hand despite growing national excitement about their bid to be crowned Premier League champions.
MOKPO, South Korea: There was chaos and confusion on the bridge of a sinking ferry, with the captain first trying to stabilise the listing vessel before ordering its evacuation, a crewman said Thursday.
LIVERPOOL: Everton goalkeeper Tim Howard has signed a two-year contract extension that will keep the United States international on Merseyside until 2018, the Premier League club said on Thursday.
MALACCA: An illegal immigrant suffered minor leg injuries when he leapt from the first floor of a building in his attempt to escape and avoid arrest by the authorities here last night.
CHICAGO: An ex-con who spent most of his adult life in behind bars on Thursday got what he said he wanted for robbing a suburban Chicago bank. The 74-year-old gets to go back to the place he called home — prison.
GUATEMALA CITY: Thousands of Guatemalan Catholics broke their own Guinness record for the world’s longest sawdust carpet Thursday with a multi-coloured masterpiece stretching down the main avenue of the capital’s historic centre.
LONDON: David Axelrod, the mastermind behind US President Barack Obama’s 2008 and 2012 election victories, is to advise Britain’s Labour Party in the run up to next year’s general election, the party announced Thursday.
UNITED NATIONS: U.S. Ambassador Samantha Power is calling on Myanmar’s government to take urgent steps to stop violence in western Rakhine state, where Rohingya Muslims have fled.
MEXICO CITY: Gabriel Garcia Marquez, the Colombian author whose beguiling stories of love and longing brought Latin America to life for millions of readers and put magical realism on the literary map, died on Thursday. He was 87.
TOKYO: An earthquake with preliminary magnitude of 4.7 shook eastern Japan, including the capital Tokyo this morning, but there was no threat of a tsunami and no immediate reports of damage, public broadcaster NHK reported.
RIO DE JANEIRO: Brazil and Argentina will hold a South American “Superclassico” gala match on October 11 at Beijing’s Bird’s Nest stadium, the countries’ respective federations and South American confederation Conmebol said Thursday.
ANKARA: Prime Minister Datuk Seri Najib Razak has departed for Kuala Lumpur from Ankara after witnessing the signing of the Malaysia - Turkey Free Trade Agreement (FTA).
BERLIN: Hannover boosted its chances of avoiding Bundesliga relegation by holding on for a 3-2 win at Eintracht Frankfurt on Thursday.
LOS ANGELES: A lawyer for “X-Men” director Bryan Singer on Thursday dismissed as defamatory claims that the filmmaker sexually assaulted a former child model and aspiring teenage actor.
WASHINGTON: The United States will send helmets, medical supplies and other non-lethal military assistance to Ukraine amid fears of another Russian incursion there, Defence Secretary Chuck Hagel said Thursday.
AMPANG: An owner of a duty-free shop was left aghast when his store was attacked by four men with helmets and baseball bats near Ampang Point shopping mall, here, yesterday.
MOSCOW: Ukraine has banned entry to its territory for all Russian males aged between 16 and 60, the Russian flagship carrier Aeroflot said Thursday, a measure Russia called “disgusting”.
NEW YORK: Facebook users in the US will soon be able to see which of their friends are in close proximity using a new feature the company is launching on Thursday.
JINDO (South Korea): Emotions boiled over Thursday in the frantic search for almost 300 people — mostly schoolchildren — missing from a capsized South Korean ferry, with angry parents confronting President Park Geun-Hye as prospects dwindled of finding survivors.
KUALA LUMPUR: Police are on the trail of a man and his two wives who are believed to have cheated 100 individuals of RM250,000 that was meant to perform their umrah, last year.
PRAI: Parti Keadilan Rakyat (PKR) secretary-general Datuk Saifuddin Nasution Ismail is confident that he will win the party's number two post.
KUALA LUMPUR: The Royal Malaysian Navy (RMN) plans to acquire new safety assets, following the disappearance of Malaysia Airlines (MAS) Flight MH370 since March 8.
GUA MUSANG: One of four pumps at a petrol station in Jalan Pulai here burst into flame while customers were filling up their tanks at 2.10pm today.
KUALA LUMPUR: The police have uncovered a 'black money' syndicate, following the arrest of an African man and a Filipino woman and seizure of RM3.2 million in fake currencies.
KOTA KINABALU: The Sabah Government is still undecided over the status of 3,384 non-citizens who have gone through a census exercise in Semporna and Sandakan.
KUANTAN: A 51-year-old army pensioner was robbed of RM10,000 by three men armed with parang at his house in Kampung Merbau near Maran, early today.
KUALA LUMPUR: The Domestic Trade, Cooperatives and Consumerism Ministry (KPDNKK) seized goods worth RM505,999.52 since Jan 1 until yesterday over various offences under the Ops Harga 2014 conducted throughout the country.
SEPANG: Cab users at the Kuala Lumpur International Airport 2 (Klia2) terminal can opt to use the coupon system or metered fare when it begins operations on May 9.
KOTA KINABALU: Sabah Chief Minister Datuk Seri Musa Aman has urged all parties to continue supporting the East Sabah Security Command (ESSCom) in discharging its responsibilities.
ANKARA: The Welfare Association of Wives of Ministers and Deputy Ministers (Bakti) and the Global Children's Well-being Fund (GCWF) on Thursday donated US$200,000 (RM648,292) to Syrian refugee children at the Turkish border.
ANKARA: Malaysia and Turkey signed a free trade agreement that will boost bilateral trade and diplomatic ties between the two countries.
KUALA LUMPUR: The estranged husband of Lembah Pantai MP Nurul Izzah Anwar has appointed a close relative to be a member of the reconciliation committee in their divorce case.
KUALA LUMPUR: The Inland Revenue Board (IRB) announced today that e-filing service counters at all its branches will operate on weekends this month.
BATU PAHAT: Sixty-four residents of Kampung Bintang Laut have now been placed under one-week observation in their homes after showing early symptoms of the Middle East Respiratory Syndrome Coronavirus (MERS-CoV).
PRETORIA: The murder trial of Olympic and Paralympic sprinter Oscar Pistorius was adjourned on Thursday until May 5 after the state wrapped up three days of punishing cross-examination of a forensic expert brought by the defence.
IPOH: Paloh assemblyman Datuk Nozula Mat Diah suffered serious injuries while his wife Datin Maziah Din died in an accident here yesterday evening.
GEORGE TOWN: The news of DAP stalwart Karpal Singh's untimely passing hit a former employee of his very hard.
GEORGE TOWN: Penang Barisan Nasional today extended its heartfelt condolences to the family of DAP stalwart Karpal Singh, who passed away in an accident early this morning.
GEORGE TOWN: "Kopi kurang manis dengan sikit susu (coffee with less sugar and little milk)" , this was Karpal Singh's usual drink at Ju Huat coffee shop in Air Itam here, where he always holds his press conferences each time he comes back to meet his constituents.
DUNGUN: Opposition leader Datuk Seri Anwar Ibrahim should come forward immediately to help solve the missing Flight MH370 mystery if he really has the ability to do it, said Rural and Regional Development minister Datuk Seri Mohd Shafie Apdal.
KUANTAN: Three men drove off with a Toyota Camry from a petrol station before abandoning the vehicle when they spotted a roadblock mounted by Road Transport Department (RTD) along Jalan Chendor-Kemaman near here this morning.
KUALA TERENGGANU: The Terengganu International Squid Jigging Festival (TISJF) will be continued and become an annual event as one of the state's main tourism products, said Menteri Besar Datuk Seri Ahmad Said.
IPOH: Four of the eight men, detained by police following a fracas at Perak Stadium on Tuesday night which saw host Perak defeated by Johor Darul Ta'zim (JDT) in a Super League match, have been remanded for four days until Saturday to facilitate police investigations into the incident.
ANKARA: Malaysian businesses should seize the opportunities to expand and flourish in Turkey to take advantage of the growing bilateral ties, said Prime Minister Datuk Seri Najib Razak.
TEHRAN: An Iranian mother spared the life of her son’s convicted murderer with an emotional slap in the face as he awaited execution with the noose around his neck, a newspaper reported Thursday.
BERLIN: Rape victims in Germany are finding it increasingly difficult to see their assailants convicted, a national study released Thursday showed.
IPOH: The state Fire and Rescue Department is ready to face the increased likelihood of forest fire outbreaks following a recent revelation that Perak would be one of the states hardest hit by the second round of dry spell for the year.
TOKYO: Japanese commercial music juggernaut AKB48 has added a 37-year-old mother of two to the wildly popular all-girl group as it looks to broaden the appeal of its teen-dominated line-up.
JERUSALEM: Israel’s Shin Bet intelligence service says it has detained a young Israeli Arab journalist for traveling to Lebanon, which Israel considers an enemy country.
NEW DELHI: An Indian court says it won’t rule before July 1 on the case of a New York City police officer arrested in New Delhi on a weapons charge.
MOSCOW: Russia’s President Vladimir Putin on Thursday rejected claims that Russian special forces are fomenting unrest in eastern Ukraine, but recognized for the first time that the troops in unmarked uniforms who had overtaken Ukraine’s Crimean Peninsula before its annexation by Moscow were Russian soldiers.
MOSCOW: In a patriotic fervour, Russians are asking President Vladimir Putin to bring back the US state of Alaska, sold off to the United States in Tsarist times. Putin’s answer? It’s too cold.
ANKARA: Turkey’s government said on Thursday it still hopes Twitter will open an office in the country a day after the social networking site ruled out such plans.
LHASA: Chinese scientists have discovered a new species of a brown pit viper in the largest scientific study on wildlife since the 1970s at Mt. Qomolangma or Mt. Everest, Xinhua news agency reported.
IPOH: The welfare of the Albukhary International University students, which will be closed soon, is going to be safeguarded.
PERTH: Investigators were analyzing data collected by a robotic submarine that completed its first successful scan of the seabed Thursday in the hunt for the missing Malaysian plane, but say tests have ruled out that a nearby oil slick came from the aircraft.
PERTH: A US Navy submersible will be taken past its recommended depth limit in hopes of locating missing flight MH370, Australian authorities said Thursday, after Prime Minister Tony Abbott set a one-week deadline to spot wreckage.
LONDON: Cardiff City have demanded the Premier League annul a 3-0 loss to Crystal Palace over allegations of cheating, the BBC said Thursday.
TEMERLOH: Two suspects believed to be involved in stealing oil palm fruits led authorities on a 90-minute high-speed chase from Ladang Tembangau, Bera to Temerloh town centre here early this morning.
DUNGUN: Datuk Seri Anwar Ibrahim does not need to wait to be prime minister to solve the mystery of the Malaysia Airlines Flight MH370 that went missing since March 8, says Rural and Regional Development Minister Datuk Seri Mohd Shafie Apdal.
KUALA LUMPUR: Youth and Sports Minister Khairy Jamaluddin Abu Bakar slammed former Kulim-Bandar Baharu member of Parliament Datuk Zulkifli Noordin for being despicable in his tweet on the death of the former DAP chairman Karpal Singh.
GEORGE TOWN: The late Karpal Singh’s alma mater, St Xavier’s Institution (SXI), regarded him as one of its ‘most illustrious’ sons and a ‘towering’ true-blue Malaysian.
LONDON: With the crisis in Ukraine escalating by the day, the prospect of the Winter Olympics going to the former Soviet republic seems hard to imagine. Yet, the western Ukrainian city of Lviv hasn’t given up on its bid for the 2022 Games.
IPOH: "A loud bang at the rear of the lorry and people screaming jolted me," said lorry driver Abu Mansor Mohd, 45, whose vehicle was involved in a collision with a Toyota Alphard MPV carrying DAP leader Karpal Singh at Km306.1 of the North-South Expressway near Gua Tempurung in Kampar early today.
JINDO: South Korean President Park Geun-Hye faced Thursday the angry parents of hundreds of children missing in a ferry disaster, holding an impromptu and at times very tense meeting in an island gymnasium.
KUALA LUMPUR: World number one Datuk Lee Chong Wei will carry on playing until the 2016 Olympic Games in Rio de Janeiro, Youth and Sports Minister Khairy Jamaluddin said.
PRETORIA, South Africa: The prosecutor at the murder trial of Oscar Pistorius, a double-amputee Olympian, cross-examined one of the defense’s forensic experts Thursday after the judge overseeing the case warned spectators watching the televised proceedings in an adjacent room for their “unruly” behavior.
KUALA LUMPUR: The parking area of one of the oldest shopping complexes in Subang, could have been the most ‘strategic’ exchange point for three drug dealers on Tuesday.
GEORGE TOWN: The Penang government will accord the late DAP leader Karpal Singh a state-level funeral on Sunday, said Chief Minister Lim Guan Eng.
GEORGE TOWN: A close friend of 50 years of Bukit Gelugor member of Parliament Karpal Singh was devastated by his untimely passing.
KUALA LUMPUR: Malaysia warned Thursday that the cost of the search for flight MH370’s wreckage in the vast depths of the Indian Ocean will be “huge”, the latest sobering assessment by authorities involved in the challenging effort.
KUALA LUMPUR: Lembah Pantai member of parliament, Nurul Izzah Anwar, has denied making a statement that National Feedlot Corporation Sdn Bhd (NFCorp) executive chairman Datuk Seri Dr Mohamad Salleh Ismail was dishonest, greedy and had misused public funds to enrich himself and live an affluent lifestyle.
KAJANG: Fifteen Malaysian pilgrims will only be declared free from contracting Middle East Respiratory Syndrome Coronavirus (MERS-CoV) if they do not show any signs or symptoms in 42 days after being closely monitored by the Health Ministry.
KUALA LUMPUR: The 15th Defence Services Asia 2014 (DSA 2014) Exhibition and Conference which ended here today, was a record-breaker of sorts with the participation of 1,000 companies from 60 countries, said Defence Minister Datuk Seri Hishammuddin Hussein.