- 3 Lamborghinis up in flames
- Two killed in six-vehicle pile up near Senawang
- Flood relief boat capsized, six passengers escape death
- FATAL CRASH
- FLOOD : 2 roads in Kemaman, Hulu Terengganu closed due to erosion
- Baby among 3 killed in Kubang Kerian crash
- FLOOD : Kuantan town centre almost paralysed, 37,100 evacuated in 4 states
- Return of the archer
- Death of Mandela: Mandela a leader I admire most: Dr M
- Selangor religious dept urged to strengthen enforcement
- Hockey: Malaysia beat New Zealand 3-2 in Junior World Cup match
- Anwar's creepy cameo
- MKN urged to acquire contingency assets that matches needs
- Floods fail to deter couple
- Nadal downs old rival Federer to reach final More
KUALA TERENGGANU: A major road in Kemaman and an alternative road to Hulu Terengganu have been closed since yesterday to all vehicles due to severe erosion caused by floodwaters.
PORT KLANG: The Sultan of Selangor Sultan Sharafuddin Idris Shah urged the state religious department to strengthen its enforcement in curbing the spread of deviant teachings and religious violence in Selangor.
KUALA LUMPUR: The National Security Council (MKN) has been urged to acquire contingency assets that matched the needs in an emergency such as the present flood situation.
KUALA LUMPUR: Tan Sri Lim Kok Wing, the founder and president of the Limkokwing University of Creative Technology, has had the closest of ties with Nelson Mandela, the former South African president and iconic freedom fighter who died today at the age of 95.
KUALA LUMPUR: Global Peace Foundation, a non-profit organisation based in the United States, recognises Prime Minister Datuk Seri Najib Tun Razak's efforts in promoting unity among the multi-ethnic community in Malaysia.
KOTA BARU: A two-week-old baby boy was among three people killed in a road accident in Kampung Chicha, Kubang Kerian, here, this morning.
KUCHING: Tun Abang Muhammad Salahuddin Abang Barieng today took the oath of office to continue serving as the Yang Dipertua Negeri of Sarawak from Dec 5 to Feb 28 next year.
SHAH ALAM: The Sessions Court here today discharged and acquitted a former Bank Negara Malaysia (BNM) assistant governor of two graft charges amounting to RM100,000 nine years ago.
JERANTUT: The Tourist Centre in Taman Negara, Kuala Tahan here has been cut off for traffic when the connecting road and bridges at Kampung Paya Teh were submerged in two metres of flood waters over a 300-metre stretch and is closed to all traffic.
KUALA LUMPUR: In a bid to ensure fast delivery of food and essential items for flood victims, the Kelab Putera 1Malaysia will try to acquire the supply directly from the nearest available supermarkets.
KOTA BARU: The number of flood evacuees in Kelantan rose to 2,381 this evening, according to the official portal of the state government.
NEW DELHI: Malaysia beat New Zealand 3-2 in a dramatic Junior World Cup match at the Dhyan Chand Stadium in New Delhi today to take a step closer to the quarter-finals.
KUALA LUMPUR: As of yesterday, 1,200 warrants of arrest have been settled from a total of 212,000 outstanding summons under Ops Warta which have been carried out nationwide since Sept 25.
KUALA LUMPUR: A scrap metal dealer had to forget about tying the knot with his betrothed tomorrow after the Sessions Court here disallowed him bail for a robbery case.
KUALA TERENGGANU: The number of flood evacuees in Terengganu rose to 7,337 this evening, with Dungun registering the biggest increase among the districts.
KUALA LUMPUR: The Malaysian government and its people today conveyed their deepest sympathies and condolences to the government and and the people of South Africa on the demise of former president Nelson Mandela.
MALACCA: Malacca continued to have 25 people at flood relief centres in the state this evening.
KUALA LUMPUR: Puteri Umno has offered to become a catalyst of the Bumiputera Economic Empowerment to help balance the distribution of wealth and economy of the people.
KOTA KINABALU: The Election Court here today dismissed a petition of Barisan Nasional (BN) candidate Isnin Aliasneh to nullify the result of the 13th General Election (GE13) for the Klias state seat now held by Datuk Seri Lajim Ukin of Parti Keadilan Rakyat (PKR).
KUALA LUMPUR : Mahasiswa Nasional today suggested that the government to introduce a special housing saving scheme as an initiative to assist bumiputera graduates to own houses.
KUALA LUMPUR: The government takes seriously criticisms against government-linked companies (GLCs) for not doing enough for Bumiputera entrepreneurs from delegates at the 2013 Umno General Assembly, said Deputy Finance Minister Datuk Ahmad Maslan.
KUALA LUMPUR: Kelantan Umno has urged the government to adopt the affordability-based payment mechanism in line with the people first concept to help ease the burden of the poor and lower income group.
KUANTAN: The Sultan of Pahang, Sultan Ahmad Shah, has instructed all mosques in the state to hold 'hajat' prayers to keep Pahang free of disasters such as the current devastating floods.
JOHOR BARU: An unidentified man was found dead at Block A of Larkin Flats area at 2.15pm here today.
SEREMBAN: Two people died in an accident involving six vehicles at KM244 of the North-South highway near Senawang here today.
JOHOR BARU: More flood victims are being allowed to go home in the state as of 6.16pm today with 1,507 left at 20 relief centres according to National Security Council portal.
PORT DICKSON: The Yang di-Pertuan Agong, Tuanku Abdul Halim Mu'adzam Shah today attended a "tahlil" and "doa selamat" at the Royal Malay Regiment (RAMD) gravesite, here.
KUALA LUMPUR: Teratai assemblyman Jenice Lee Ying Ha today filed a civil suit against the DAP in a bid to nullify the termination of her party membership which she had held since 2001.
KUALA LUMPUR : The Road Transport Department's (RTD) counter opened at Putra World Trade Centre here in conjunction with the 2013 Umno General Assembly is probably the most visited counter over the past four days.
KUALA LUMPUR: Prime Minister Datuk Seri Najib Razak today received a courtesy call from the Imam of Al-Haram Mosque, Syeikh Dr Khalid Ali Al-Ghamdi at the Putra World Trade Centre (PWTC) here.
KUALA LUMPUR: The desire to continue with family tradition and interest in Umno has made Sheba Mohd Tahir, 29, from Sabah, a regular face at the bazaar held in conjunction with the Umno General Assembly.
JOHOR BARU: Parit Yaani assemblyman Aminolhuda Hassan, 54, is now the Johor Pas Commissioner after he officially took over the post here today.
SOWETO (South Africa): Residents of Soweto, the bedrock of black resistance against apartheid rule, sang and danced as they paid their respects to the late peace icon Nelson Mandela outside his former home on Friday.
JOHOR BARU: A 41-year old man pleaded not guilty at Sessions Court today for possession of firearms and ammunition without a valid permit as well as a stolen car.
KUALA LUMPUR : The imam of the Al-Haram Mosque in Makkah, Syeikh Dr Khalid Ali Al-Ghamdi today led a congregation of about 3,000, including Prime Minister Datuk Seri Najib Razak, for Friday prayers at the Putra World Trade Centre (PWTC), here.
PAGADIAN (Philippines): Rebels killed one man in a raid on a police station in the southern Philippines Friday to free two arrested comrades despite a ceasefire and peace talks with the government, officials said.
KUALA LUMPUR : All quarters, including private sector and government-linked companies (GLC) should work closely with the government in playing an important role to empower the Bumiputera economy.
KUALA LUMPUR : The 2013 Umno General Assembly, now in progress, is not only followed through reports by the print media and live telecast by the electronic media, but also through the new media and social websites, enabling the latest development on the biggest political party in Malaysia to reach the masses fast.
JOHANNESBURG: Preparations began Friday for the state funeral of South Africa’s liberation hero Nelson Mandela, as the world mourned the peace icon’s passing.
KUALA LUMPUR: Prime Minister Datuk Seri Najib Razak today flagged off the 'Young Warriors Flood Ops' special convoy to hand out contributions and aid to flood victims in Pahang, Terengganu, Johor and Kelantan.
KUALA LUMPUR: The prime minister's wife, Datin Seri Rosmah Mansor today received a courtesy call from Hajiya Amina Namadi Sambo, the wife of Nigerian Vice President Mohammed Namadi Sambo, at the Putra World Trade Centre (PWTC), here.
GEORGE TOWN: Persatuan Anak Muda Pulau Pinang is adamant Jelutong member of parliament Jeff Ooi Chuan Aun must apologise to all Muslims for his 'kucing kurap' remark against Penang Island Municipal Council workers.
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 an accident at Km260 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.
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.
KUALA LUMPUR : The 2013 Umno General Assembly continues today with more delegates expected to debate the presidential address.
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.