- 3 Lamborghinis up in flames
- Anwar's creepy cameo
- Man sorry for assault on wife
- FLOOD : Kuantan town centre almost paralysed, 37,100 evacuated in 4 states
- Death of Mandela: Passing of a great leader
- Nadal downs old rival Federer to reach final
- Floods fail to deter couple
- FLOOD: Flood victims at relief centres exceed 50,000
- 'Cult followers may be out for more hits'
- FLOOD : Kemaman residents say this is the worst
- Tribute to King of Thailand
- Flood relief boat capsized, six passengers escape death
- Death of Mandela: Mandela a leader I admire most: Dr M
- PM's speech inspirational, motivating'
- Indian court orders fresh trial for Bollywood's Khan More
KUALA LUMPUR: Wanita Umno has called for the establishment of a Women's Bank to provide equitable business opportunity to women and subsequently assist in achieving the objective of 30 per cent Bumiputera control on the economy.
LONDON: Britain’s Queen Elizabeth II said Friday she was “deeply saddened” by the death of Nelson Mandela, adding that he had “worked tirelessly for the good of his country”.
KEMAMAN: A disaster early warning system should be studied for implementation in the country to detect calamaties like floods so that all parties can prepare early for various possibilities.
KUANTAN: The body of Pekan Umno committee member Jamali Ali, 44, was recovered about one kilometre from the spot where his son's body was found several hours earlier.
PRETORIA: A chronology of former South African president Nelson Mandela's life:
KUALA LUMPUR : Umno needs to establish a Leadership Academy, as well as an Oratory Academy, to produce and train the new breeds of leaders for the country.
KUALA LUMPUR: Datuk Seri Najib Razak has conveyed his deepest condolences to South African President Jacob Zuma on the death of the country's freedom-fighting icon Nelson Mandela.
GEORGE TOWN: Penang Gerakan is urging the Kedah government to commission a feasibility study for the drawing up of a Special Area Plan for the Bujang Valley.
KUALA LUMPUR: The late Nelson Mandela was truly a great leader with incredible fortitude and unflinching dedication to the cause of social justice, said Tun Dr Mahathir Mohamad.
KUANTAN: The body of the 17-year-old youth, who had been missing after falling off a boat into the flood waters in Kampung Sungai Isap on Wednesday, has been recovered.
KUALA LUMPUR: Utusan Melayu(M) Berhad will file an application to disqualify N. Surendran from representing opposition leader Datuk Seri Anwar Ibrahim in his defamation suit against it and Sistem Televisyen Malaysia Bhd(TV3).
JOHOR BARU: More flood victims are being allowed to go home in the state as of 11.51am today with only 1,825 left at 26 relief centres as compared to 2,236 victims at 6.19pm yesterday.
KUALA LUMPUR : A key performance indicator (KPI) based on gender should be introduced in every company and agency as a yardstick for the participation of women in the public and private sectors.
KUALA LUMPUR: Datuk Chua Tee Yong, the son of outgoing MCA president Datuk Seri Dr Chua Soi Lek, today announced his intention to contest the party’s vice-president post in the coming party polls on Dec 21.
KUALA LUMPUR: Prime Minister Datuk Seri Najib Razak pays tribute to Nelson Mandela, who had succumbed to prolonged lung infection on Thursday.
KUALA LUMPUR : Kelantan Puteri Umno leader Norwahidah Patuan proposed that the movement set up a counselling house to help abused children and women facing domestic problems.
KOTA KINABALU: Illegal hunters are on the prowl in protected forests across Sabah.
SYDNEY: Australian authorities said Friday they had rounded up all 27 asylum-seekers who arrived undetected on the country’s remote Indian Ocean outpost of Christmas Island, adding they were lucky to survive.
PUTRAJAYA: The Court of Appeal dismissed an appeal by Utusan Melayu(M) Berhad against a High Court decision ordering it to pay RM250,000 in damages to former Perak Menteri Besar Datuk Seri Mohammad Nizar Jamaluddin over defamatory news articles on the WWW1 vehicle registration issue.
KUALA LUMPUR: Umno president Datuk Seri Najib Razak was clearly impressed with the latest NST apps, the Augmented Reality (AR) when NST Online editor Badrolhisham Bidin demonstrated the product to him today.
NEW DELHI: The Dalai Lama said Friday in a letter sent to the family of Nelson Mandela that he would miss a “dear friend” who he hailed as “a man of courage, principle and unquestionable integrity”.
MANILA: Seven Filipino hospital workers, including a doctor, were killed in a militant attack on a Yemeni defence ministry complex, the Department of Foreign Affairs said on Friday.
PORT DICKSON: Three Lamborghinis were involved in a road accident at kilometer 260 of the North-South expressway near Seremban at 9.55am this morning.
BEIJING: Chinese President Xi Jinping praised Nelson Mandela’s “historic contribution” to South Africa and the world on Friday, following the death of the anti-apartheid leader.
KUALA LUMPUR: Firemen found body of a woman on top of a lift at Sri Selangor Flat, today.
KEMAMAN: Deputy Prime Minister Tan Sri Muhyiddin Yassin said the Armed Forces would help send food supply and essential items to the flood victims in the east coast as many areas are inaccessible by road.
KUALA LUMPUR: A Johor Umno delegate today wants the Barisan Nasional (BN) component parties to resolve their respective problems so that they would not become a liability to the BN.
KOTA BARU: A 17-day old baby, her mother and a relative were killed when their car collided with another vehicle at Kampung Chicha here this morning.
LOS ANGELES: Violence has long been a staple of US cable television shows, but most producers have been coy about sex — until recently, when an explosion of explicit content flooded the small screen.
KUALA LUMPUR: The National Security Council (NSC) deployed four more Smart teams yesterday to Terengganu and Pahang to help in flood evacuation and rescue in the states.
KUALA LUMPUR: The Malaysian Red Crescent will be sending its Relief Team of eight members, comprising staff and volunteers to help at the evacuation centres in Kuantan, Pahang.
KUANTAN: As at 8am today, a total of 34,239 evacuees still remain in flood relief centres at eight districts in Pahang. Kuantan the worst hit with 27,391 victims.
JOHOR: The flood situation in Johor is improving as only 1,825 victims from 468 families are still in 26 temporary relief centres in the state.
WASHINGTON: Boxing great Muhammad Ali saluted the legacy of Nelson Mandela Thursday, saying the revered icon of South Africa’s anti-apartheid struggle “taught us forgiveness on a grand scale.”
KUALA LUMPUR: The Global Peace Foundation's 5th Annual Global Peace Convention (GPC) was launched at Shangri-La Hotel here today, marking the first time this annual event is hosted in Malaysia.
KEMAMAN: Deputy Prime Minister Tan Sri Muhyiddin Yassin visits SMK Banggol in Kemaman where about 5,000 flood victims are seeking shelter.
KEMAMAN: Deputy Prime Minister Tan Sri Muhyiddin Yassin arrives in Kemaman to check the condition at the flooded areas and to visit relief centres.
LONDON: A fierce storm battered northern Europe with hurricane force winds Thursday, leaving five people dead or missing, disrupting travel and forcing thousands to flee their homes over fears of the worst tidal surge in decades.
SYDNEY: Australia will not halt collecting intelligence on Indonesia but would work towards becoming its trusted partner, Prime Minister Tony Abbott said Friday in the wake of damaging espionage allegations.
WASHINGTON: President Barack Obama on Thursday ordered flags to fly at half-staff at the White House and public buildings, with the US in mourning over the death of anti-apartheid hero Nelson Mandela.
KUALA LUMPUR : The 2013 Umno General Assembly continues today with more delegates expected to debate the presidential address.
MANCHESTER, United Kingdom: Manchester City will look to continue the improvements in their away form when they travel to Southampton for a Premier League fixture at St Mary’s on Saturday.
LONDON: Gary Cahill reckons Chelsea are showing the character required to pull off a second successive away victory at Stoke City on Saturday and so increase the pressure on Premier League leaders Arsenal.
KUANTAN: Uncertain weather conditions has forced some 34,000 flood victims to remain in relief centres at eight districts in Pahang.
COSTA DO SAUIPE, Brazil: World football chief Sepp Blatter described Nelson Mandela as one of the “greatest humanists of our time” on Thursday after the former South African president passed away.
LOS ANGELES, United States: Two actors who have played Nelson Mandela on film paid tribute Thursday to the late icon — as experts said his death will boost the box office fortunes of a just-released film.
WASHINGTON, United States: America’s first black president Barack Obama Thursday mourned Nelson Mandela as a “profoundly good” man who “took history in his hands and bent the arc of the moral universe towards justice.”
WASHINGTON: The death Thursday of South Africa’s liberation leader and first democratic president Nelson Mandela triggered an unprecedented worldwide chorus of awed respect.
LONDON: Britain’s Prince William called Thursday’s death of Nelson Mandela “extremely sad and tragic”, immediately after attending the London premiere of a film celebrating the life of the iconic anti-apartheid fighter.
KUALA LUMPUR : The 2013 Umno General Assembly enters its second day today with more delegates expected to debate the presidential address.
Costa do Sauipe: England coach Roy Hodgson said Thursday he will take whatever is thrown up in Friday's World Cup draw at Costa do Sauipe, Brazil.
South Africa: Former South African President Nelson Mandela died peacefully at his Johannesburg home on Thursday after a prolonged lung infection, President Jacob Zuma said.
KUALA TERENGGANU: Tenaga Nasional Berhad (TNB) was forced to shut down 246 in flooded areas in Chukai, Air Putih and Hulu Dungun .
KUALA LUMPUR: A section of Jalan Cenderawasih has been permanently closed since Nov 15 in conjunction with development and modification works on the Perdana Botanical Gardens.
DILI, East Timor: Around 100 protesters in East Timor threw rocks at the Australian embassy Thursday and police responded with tear gas as a spying row between the nations intensified.
KUALA LUMPUR: City police Serious Crime Department (D9) seized two toy guns and a kerambit (miniature crescent-shaped blade) from 4 men at Jalan Doraisamy early today.
KUALA LUMPUR: Prime Minister Datuk Seri Najib Razak and his wife, Datin Seri Rosmah Mansor attended a dinner in conjunction with the 2013 Umno General Assembly at the Putra World Trade Centre here tonight.
KUALA LUMPUR: THE power of social media needs to be harnessed quickly and used efficiently to not only deliver Umno’s message across to the masses, but to also enable the public to provide input to the leadership.
BENGHAZI, Libya: An American teacher was shot dead in Benghazi on Thursday, 15 months after a deadly attack on the US consulate in Libya’s second city, medical and security officials said.
MUMBAI: An Indian court on Thursday ordered a fresh trial for Bollywood star Salman Khan, who is accused of culpable homicide in a hit-and-run case dating back to 2002, reports said.
HONG KONG: A yellow-and-black jumpsuit from Bruce Lee’s final movie was sold for more than double its expected hammer price at an auction in Hong Kong Thursday commemorating the 40th anniversary of his death.
HAMMAMET, Tunisia: A Tunisian rapper who went on the run after receiving a 21-month jail sentence in absentia in August for songs deemed insulting to police was jailed for four months at a retrial Thursday.
KUANTAN: Residents in the state capital are resuming their daily routine albeit some challenges after being inundated by flood waters in the last few days.
KUALA LUMPUR: Umno president Datuk Seri Najib Razak, who is also the Prime Minister revealed the projected increase of 37 per cent in six years while delivering his presidential address at the opening of the party's general assembly today.
KEMAMAN: Six relief workers, including a doctor, almost drowned when the boat they were travelling in capsized here on Wednesday.
MADRID: Portugal captain Cristiano Ronaldo believes Spain, Brazil and Germany are the favourites to win next year’s World Cup and is keen to avoid all three in Friday’s draw for the group stages.
KUALA LUMPUR: Umno could be the right platform for young people looking to have their views heard, according to the party's youngest representatives.
KUALA LUMPUR: Umno vice-president Datuk Seri Shafie Apdal today opened the Corporate Exhibition held in conjunction with the 2013 Umno General Assembly at the Putra World Trade Centre here.
LONDON: A storm lashed Scotland and other parts of Britain with gusts of up to 142 mph (228 kmh) Thursday, killing one person and causing the cancellation of all trains and some planes.
KUALA LUMPUR: Government-linked companies (GLCs) have been told that empowering Bumiputera economy is not just window dressing. Instead the GLCs should look back to the objective of its establishment - to empower Bumiputera economy, said Perak representative Datuk Ahmad Shalimin Ahmad Shaffie.
PUTRAJAYA: The number of flood victims evacuated to flood relief centres across the east and south coast states of Kelantan, Terengganu, Pahang, and Johor has exceeded 50,000 as at 4pm today.
JOHOR BARU: There was a significant improvement in the weather state wide as 6,997 victims were allowed to go home from the relief centres as of 6.19pm today.
BEIRUT: Rebels loyal to Al-Qaeda have kidnapped and executed an Iraqi freelance cameraman working in northern Syria, a press freedom watchdog told AFP on Thursday.
KUALA LUMPUR : There is a need for Malaysians to have a better understanding of the soon to be implemented Goods and Services Tax (GST) as many had been duped by the opposition into believing that its introduction was meant to oppress them.
KUALA LUMPUR: The number of evacuees in Terengganu dropped to 6,751 from 7,854 recorded earlier today, as the floods in Hulu Terengganu and Besut eased, but Setiu became the latest district to be hit.
BERLIN: Dutch star Arjen Robben is out for six weeks after suffering a painful knee injury in Bayern Munich’s German Cup third round win at Augsburg, the club said Thursday.
SEOUL: The chief of the South Korean Grand Prix said Thursday he would work to bring back the race after it was dropped from the Formula One calendar for 2014.
SANAA: A suicide bomber rammed an explosives-laden car into the Yemeni defence ministry Thursday, opening the way for gunmen who stormed the complex, leaving at least 20 people dead, security officials said.
KUALA LUMPUR : Umno president Datuk Seri Najib Razak today anointed the party's Wanita wing as the "backbone of the party".
KUANTAN: Prime Minister Datuk Seri Najib Razak said the government would consider giving special cash aids to the flood victims as it did in previous incidents.
KUALA LUMPUR: Umno's newly expended franchise, introduced by the constitutional amendments affecting its party election rules has breathed new dynamism to its democratic credentials.
ABUJA: Nigeria may have flopped at their last two World Cups but expectations are high of a better showing in Brazil next year, irrespective of the first-round group they are drawn in on Friday.
STOCKHOLM: Sweden has provided the US with “unique” intelligence on Russia’s leadership, according to new documents leaked by US fugitive Edward Snowden and revealed Thursday by Swedish public broadcaster SVT.
KUALA LUMPUR: City police formed an International Liaison Unit (UPA) in order to assist and focus on complications faced by personnel of embassies and high commissions, especially concerning crime.
KUALA LUMPUR : Leaders of Barisan Nasional (BN) component parties are confident the Umno's transformation agenda to empower the economy of the Malays and bumiputera is apt and has to be implemented fast.
KUALA LUMPUR: The ulama and intellectuals on religion participating in Umno should be given a suitable portfolio so that they are not perceived merely as filling up the seats in the party.
KUALA LUMPUR: As Umno pushes through with its agenda to reach out to some six million first-time voters come the next general election, veteran party members have taken heed of the clarion call by embracing the advent of social media.
KUALA LUMPUR: Nine local ladies were smitten with an eligible bachelor, who is a 'business banking manager', through a matrimony website and cheated an astounding RM1.9 million collectively since early this year.
KUALA LUMPUR: Umno president Datuk Seri Najib Razak today outlined the party's five main transformation contents.
PUTRAJAYA: Catholic weekly Herald's appeal against a Court of Appeal decision to ban the usage of the word "Allah" to refer to the Christian God in its publication will be heard on February 24, next year.
TOKYO: Japanese police said Thursday they have arrested a woman for calling them more than 15,000 times over a six-month period.
KUALA LUMPUR: Umno president Datuk Seri Najib Razak today reiterated the party's commitment to appreciate the support it received during the13th General Election in May, particular from the Malay and Bumiputera communities.
AMPANG JAYA: A 20-year-old died at the Ampang Hospital here on Tuesday, despite four hours of treatment, for beatings by public members and security guards after they alleged that he had earlier stole money from a mosque.
KUALA LUMPUR: The government has been suggested to introduce the Marine and Island Protection Act following the issue of the duplicating claims on several areas in the South China Sea involving Malaysia and other countries.
KUALA LUMPUR: The action by the opposition in scaring away Taiwanese investors, causing the country to lose RM40 million in foreign investments, is not only an act of sabotage against the country, but also their supporters and voters.
SYDNEY: An Australian DJ whose royal prank call to a London hospital resulted in the suicide of a nurse has settled her workplace lawsuit with the network and resigned.
KUALA LUMPUR: A video clip featuring opposition leader Datuk Seri Anwar Ibrahim alleging that the Barisan Nasional (BN) brought in 40,000 Bangladeshis to vote in the 13th general election in May was shown to delegates at the 2013 Umno General Assembly today.
BEIJING: US Vice President Joe Biden said Thursday China’s air zone had caused “significant apprehension” and Beijing needed to reduce Asia-Pacific tensions to protect its growing stake in regional peace and stability.
KUANTAN: Prime Minister Datuk Seri Najib Razak observes the flood-affected areas in Pahang from air and will visit some of the relief centres later on.