- FLOOD : Kuantan town centre almost paralysed, 37,100 evacuated in 4 states
- Man catches unique fish with horns
- 'He's alive!' Video emerges of ship's cook thought lost at sea
- Man sorry for assault on wife
- Spain surgeons cut giant 25kg tumour from woman's womb
- Soi Lek confirms he will step down as president
- FLOOD : Pahang in a quandary
- FLOOD : Man and son drown in Kuantan
- MAS chiefs 'not doing more'
- FLOOD : Kemaman residents say this is the worst
- Universal shuts down 'Fast & Furious 7' production
- Suspect's parents say he is innocent
- Celebrity chef Nigella Lawson admits cocaine use
- Woman killed in crash
- Truck with radioactive load stolen in Mexico More
KUALA TERENGGANU: The number of evacuees in Terengganu has gone up to 7,854 as the floods spread to Marang and Besut.
MEXICO CITY: A missing shipment of radioactive cobalt-60 was found Wednesday near where the stolen truck transporting the material was abandoned in central Mexico, the country’s nuclear safety director said.
MEXICO CITY: NBA stars were evacuated from a Mexico City arena Wednesday after a transformer burned and spread smoke on the court before a game between the San Antonio Spurs and Minnesota Timberwolves.
SYDNEY: US fugitive Edward Snowden may have stolen up to 20,000 secret Australian intelligence files, a report said Thursday, with the attorney general calling the leaks the most damaging in history.
KUANTAN: Floods in Pahang worsen with more than 38,000 evacuees seeking shelter at 122 relief centres in seven districts today.
EVERGLADES NATIONAL PARK (Florida): Wildlife workers in boats struggled Wednesday to coax nearly four dozen pilot whales out of dangerous shallow waters in Florida’s Everglades National Park, hoping to spare them the fate of 10 others that already have died.
LOS ANGELES: US police on Wednesday identified two skydivers who died after colliding in mid-air during a record parachute jump attempt as a Briton and a German, both described as “highly experienced.”
SUBANG JAYA: The State Fire and Rescue Department extricated the body of an angler from a lake near the Subang Firing Range here yesterday after a three-hour dive-and-search operation.
KUALA LUMPUR: City police launched another initiative under the nationwide Op Cantas with their 'Ops Cantas Khas Kedai Pajak Gadai' (specialised ops on pawn shops) on Tuesday.
Umno General Assembly 2013 picture gallery.
PARIS: Collated French Ligue 1 results on Wednesday:
MADRID: Results from Spanish football: Spain Liga Segunda Wednesday’s Matches
NEW YORK: Universal Pictures has shut down production on “Fast & Furious 7” indefinitely following the death of its star, Paul Walker.
BERLIN: Holders Bayern Munich reached the German Cup quarter-finals with a 2-0 win at Augsburg on Wednesday, but at a cost as star winger Arjen Robben suffered a painful looking knee injury.
LIVERPOOL (England): Luis Suarez put on a one-man show in the Premier League on Wednesday, scoring four goals in Liverpool’s 5-1 win over Norwich — including two stunning strikes that were part of a first-half hat trick.
SUNDERLAND (England): Eden Hazard capped a brilliant performance with two goals as Chelsea came from behind to win 4-3 at last-place Sunderland and stay four points behind leader Arsenal in the Premier League standings.
SOUTHAMPTON (England): Fabian Delph scored the winning goal in the 80th minute to give Aston Villa a 3-2 win at Southampton, after the hosts had twice come from behind to level in an entertaining Premier League match.
LONDON: Denmark striker Nicklas Bendtner scored his first Premier League goal for Arsenal in almost three years as the Gunners defeated Hull 2-0 on Wednesday to retain a four-point lead atop of the standings.
WEST BROMWICH (England): Yaya Toure scored twice as Manchester City found a cure to its problems away from home by beating West Bromwich Albion 3-2 in the Premier League on Wednesday.
LONDON: Results from English football: Wednesday’s Matches
MALACCA: About 10,000 security personnel throughout the country in Grade KP11 and KP14 currently are expected to be upgraded to Grade KP17 next year said Cuepacs president Datuk Omar Osman.
VERACRUZ, Mexico: A cargo truck hauling used medical equipment with extremely dangerous radioactive material was stolen from a gas station in central Mexico, and authorities have put out an alert in six central states and the capital to find it, Mexican and U.N. nuclear officials said Wednesday.
NEW YORK: Lorde’s “Royals” could be crowned with Grammy gold.
LAGOS: Remarkable video footage has emerged of a 29-year-old Nigerian sailor who was rescued after spending nearly three days trapped in an air pocket after his ship capsized in rough seas.
KUANTAN: The first wave of floods in Pahang claimed its first lives when a 47-year-old man and his son drowned while trying to take several items from their inundated home in Perkampungan Sungai Isap here last night.
KUANTAN: Natural disasters such as floods, landslides, tsunami and so on are not phenomena that cannot be predicted or expected.
MADRID: Surgeons in Spain successfully removed a giant benign tumour weighing 25 kilograms (55 pounds) from the womb of a 47-year-old woman, the hospital treating her said on Wednesday.
WARSAW, Poland: Firefighters in central Poland say four maintenance workers have plunged to their deaths some 120 meters (400 feet) down a chimney that they were working on at a coal-fired power plant.
VATICAN CITY: The Vatican has told a UN investigating committee that it cannot be held legally competent over the abuses of children carried out by Catholic churchmen because they are subject to national laws, a spokesman said on Wednesday.
MADRID: Police in Spain arrested a man with one of the biggest collections of child pornography ever seized there, with more than 800,000 images of violent abuse including bestiality, authorities said Wednesday.
PARIS: Three Grands Prix have been removed form the provisional Formula One calendar for 2014 at the International Automobile Federation’s AGM on Wednesday.
SAN JUAN, Puerto Rico: Puerto Rico police have issued more than 100 tickets to drivers who organized a caravan to honor “Fast & Furious” actor Paul Walker and created massive traffic jams across the island’s capital.
LONDON: Celebrity chef Nigella Lawson has admitted in a U.K. court that she has taken cocaine a handful of times. But she denied habitually using illegal drugs and accused her ex-husband of spreading that allegation to savage her reputation.
KUALA LUMPUR: Three Malaysian youths were selected to be a part of the International Antarctic Expedition (IAE) 2014 for 14 days, starting March 8, 2014.
MIAMI: Dozens of whales were beached in the Everglades National Park in southwest Florida, and rangers and wildlife workers were trying to keep the animals stable until the tide rose enough to allow them to return to sea, a park spokeswoman said on Wednesday.
KUANTAN: Flood victims who were temporarily housed at certain schools here, would be shifting to new relief centres at the army camp.
THE national under-23 side received a boost ahead of the Myanmar Sea Games by overcoming Japan's FC Ryukyu 3-1 at MBPJ Stadium in Kelana Jaya today.
SANTIAGO: The driver of a Chilean passenger train and his assistant died in a high impact collision with a truck south of Santiago, the national rail company EFE announced Wednesday.
HULU SELANGOR: An engaged couple was severely injured while the bride-to-be's sister was killed after their car rammed into a parked lorry here at Km 410.3 of the North South Highway yesterday.
BUENOS AIRES: Looters ransacked shops and supermarkets in riots that left one dead late Tuesday after police demanding a pay rise refused to patrol Argentina’s second largest city, Cordoba.
HULU TERENGGANU: Six female students from Kolej Islam Sains dan Teknologi (KIST) were rescued by Civil Service Department personnel about 9 am this morning after being trapped in their rented house for seven hours at Kampung Bukit Tok Bat here.
KUALA KRAI: A young mother still in confinement after delivering her second child by Caesarean Section two weeks ago braved 0.5 metres of flood waters in the dark to save her children last night.
KUALA LUMPUR: 'Jelajah Anak Muda' (Youth Tour) is one of the three steps outlined by Umno Youth chief Khairy Jamaluddin in the movement’s quest to win the hearts of young people in preparations for the 14th general election (GE14).
TELUK INTAN: A 30-year-old newlywed died of a heart attack while catching fish with three of his friends here today.
KEMAMAN: The residents of Kemaman described this year's floods as worse than last year.
KUALA LUMPUR: Eight new faces appointed to the Umno Supreme Council took their oaths of office tonight.
GEORGE TOWN: The Ad-Hoc Committee of Concerned Citizens of the Indian Community has lodged a police report that thugs disrupted its meeting last Saturday.
SHAH ALAM: The grandson of late veteran journalist Zainon Ahmad, fondly known as 'Pak Non', has chosen to carry on his grandfather's legacy of nurturing and inspiring journalists.
KUALA LUMPUR: The Defence Ministry has mobilised armed forces personnel and assets in a special operation codenamed "Op Murni" to extend relief assistance to flood victims in Pahang, Johor and Terengganu.
KUALA LUMPUR: Puteri Umno will donate RM50,000 out of RM131,988 it has collected through the Puteri Caring Fund to flood victims in the east coast, said its chief, Mas Ermieyati.
KUALA LUMPUR: Jalan Kepong, Jalan Lingkaran Tengah Dua (MRR2), Jalan Tun Razak, Jalan Cheras, Jalan Ipoh and Jalan Kuching are among the 10 major roads in the city identified as hot spots due to the frequent accidents on them since January.
KUALA LUMPUR: A few Umno Youth delegates are forced to shorten their presence at the movement's general assembly being held at the Putra World Trade Centre here and return home due to the floods in their respective states.
KUALA LUMPUR: Umno deputy president Tan Sri Muhyiddin Yassin today told the overseas Umno clubs to be more active in carrying out programmes to attract more Malays and the Bumiputera abroad, including the younger generation, to join Umno.
DUBAI: A Pakistani depressed over debts in Dubai drowned his two daughters and emailed his wife to wish her a better life before killing himself, reports in the emirate said Wednesday.
KUALA LUMPUR: Kedah Puteri Umno wants the government to exempt building materials from being subjected to the Goods and Services Tax (GST).
LONDON: The government's chief legal adviser said on Wednesday he plans to offer guidelines to social media users to help them avoid breaking Britain's laws on contempt when posting comments about court cases.
KUALA LUMPUR: A dedicated women entrepreneurs' laboratory should be set up to strengthen their participation in the country's economic sector through innovation and creativity, said a delegate.
KUALA LUMPUR: Building more affordable homes in the town and rural areas is among matters raised during the debate at the Umno Youth General Assembly at the Putra World Trade Centre here today.
KUALA LUMPUR: The essence of Umno President Datuk Seri Najib Razak's message yesterday, calling party members to close rank, clearly proves that unity is an important element for Umno, which is the biggest party of the Malays, to realise its transformation programmes.
KUALA LUMPUR: The Dewan Rakyat today rejected two motions, one to discuss leakage of the 2013 Sijil Pelajaran Malaysia (SPM) examination papers and the other on declaring and emergency in Kuantan due the the devastating floods that have hit the Pahang capital.
KUALA LUMPUR: Police said the allegation of a leak in the Sijil Pelajaran Malaysia (SPM)'s Mathematics Paper 2 was untrue.
ROME: Italy coach Cesare Prandelli has called for the introduction of drink breaks during next year's World Cup finals in Brazil to counter the debilitating effects of heat and humidity at venues in the tropical northeast.
KUANTAN: Police today obtained a week's extension on the remand on Tuhan Harun deviant sect leader Harun Mat Saat and his two followers which is due to end today.
KUALA LUMPUR: Wanita MCA vice-chief Datuk Heng Saie Kie today announced her candidacy for the post of Wanita Chief at the party elections on Dec 21.
KUANTAN: Women, Family and Community Development Minister Datuk Seri Rohani Abdul Karim wants more volunteers to come forward and assist flood victims in the affected states.
KUALA LUMPUR: The Malaysian Meteorological Department today issued an orange level warning of continuous heavy rainfall in several areas of Kelantan, Pahang and Terengganu until tomorrow.
KUALA LUMPUR: Hamas chairman Khalid Meshaal regards Malaysia as an exemplary democratic Muslim country which should be the model for Arab and other Islamic countries.
JOHOR BARU: Several Sijil Pelajaran Malaysia (SPM) invigilators in the state were transported today in military vehicles due to the floods.
MALACCA: Inspector-General of Police (IGP) Tan Sri Khalid Abu Bakar advised the public not to believe rumours on the release of water from dams in flooded areas because such a move would be announced beforehand by the relevant authorities and mainstream media.
KUALA LUMPUR: The Universities and University Colleges Act (Auku) amendment has brought students closer to Umno.
KUALA LUMPUR: A man who parked his car temporarily at the entrance to the Parliament building here to take a security pass, had a tense moment when his car rolled back into the official car of Prime Minister Datuk Seri Najib Razak this morning.
KUALA LUMPUR: About 1,072 electrical substations in several districts in Pahang have been hit by floods forcing Tenaga Nasional Berhad (TNB) to stop power supply to 62,907 consumers as of noon today.
KUALA LUMPUR: The proposal to increase the age limit for Puteri Umno members to 40, from 35, drew the attention of the more than 900 delegates at the Puteri Umno General Assembly today.
KUALA LUMPUR: Puteri Umno must have its own identity and style to remain relevant and gain more support, especially from young women in the country.
MUAR: The gamble paid off for a group of fishermen who braved the bad weather and returned with a bumper catch of large mackerel (Ikan Tenggiri) in the Straits of Malacca today.
KUALA LUMPUR: Representatives from the Fatah movement today called on Prime Minister Datuk Seri Najib Razak on the sidelines of the 2013 Umno General Assembly.
PENANG: Rosli Mohd Saad is excited of his recent catch - a strange-looking sea creature with horns which he caught while fishing in the coastal waters off Sungai Pinang here recently.
"TRASH COLLECTOR DIES IN HIT AND RUN INCIDENT" TAMPIN: A 54-year-old trash collector was killed in a hit and run incident at 6.45am while walking to work from his home here at Taman Gunung Mas, Tampin Jaya here today.
SYRACUSE, New York: It is public art made of private wishes.
JAKARTA: Jakarta will host the World Royal Heritage Festival at the National Monument from tomorrow to Dec 8, Indonesian news agency ANTARA reported.
KUALA LUMPUR: Police shot and wounded a parang-wielding man who went amok at 10.30am at a restaurant in Jalan Riong, Bangsar here.
IPOH: The case of the boutique owner who was charged with assaulting his wife at their business premises, was settled at the Magistrate's Court here today with an apology and compound of RM2,500.
KUALA LUMPUR: The Wanita Umno movement today proposed the setting up of a special committee to study, as well as prepare, a strategic plan and mechanism based on the current political model to ensure Barisan Nasional's (BN) victory in the 14th general election (GE14).
KLANG: The body of a newborn boy was at Pengkalan Sungai Udang trash-trap here today.
KUALA LUMPUR: Umno Youth head Khairy Jamaluddin has hinted that this could be his last term as the leader of the movement.
KUALA LUMPUR: Septuagenarian Mohd Yusof Md Isa travelled hundreds of kilometres to show his support for Umno during the Umno's 67th Annual General Assembly held at Putra World Trade Centre (PWTC) here.
JOHOR BARU: Majority of the 57,090 students taking the Sijil Pelajaran Malaysia (SPM) examinations in 382 centres state-wide are not affected by the wet weather and flash floods.
KOTA BARU: The advice has gone out to the riverine people of Kelantan to prepare to evacuate as the levels of several rivers have risen above the warning or danger points.
KUALA LUMPUR: Umno Youth has presented awards to an ex-leader of the movement and a volunteer in recognition of their contribution to the wing.
TANAH MERAH: His identity card showed that he is 94 years old but Mat Salleh Ali from Kampung Pohon Gelugor in Bukit Panau, Tanah Merah claims that he is more than 160 years old.
KUALA LUMPUR: A crime spree by a couple and their three children ended when they were nabbed with a large haul of stolen cash and gold jewellery recently.
KUALA LUMPUR: Umno President Datuk Seri Najib Razak in his various speeches, has repeatedly stressed on the importance for Umno members to increase their information technology (IT) and new media literacy to enable them to influence and win the cyber war.
CANBERRA, Australia: Australia’s secret service has raided the Canberra homes of a lawyer and a former spy who intend to allege in an international court in The Hague that Australia bugged the East Timorese Cabinet ahead of sensitive oil and gas revenue-sharing negotiations.
KUALA LUMPUR: The time has come for Wanita Umno to enhance the party struggle by becoming a political machinery, instead of merely an election machinery, the movement leader, Datuk Seri Shahrizat Abdul Jalil said today.
BANGKOK: Prime Minister Yingluck Shinawatra has returned to her office after five days away, but her effort to show that normalcy was returning to Thailand was upstaged by another rowdy anti-government rally at the national police headquarters.
ELOY, Arizona: Two skydivers were killed Tuesday after they collided during a jump over southern Arizona, collapsing their parachutes and sending them plummeting to the ground, authorities said.
KUALA LUMPUR: Umno Youth wants the government to check on what is perceived to be a discrimination against Bumiputera workers by non-Bumiputera companies so that the private sector would have more Bumiputera professionals.
SHAH ALAM: A former estate manager claimed trial at the Sessions Court here today to five counts of dishonest misappropriation of property amounting to RM19,030, between Nov 2011 and February, last year.