Haze: Langkawi records highest API

By NAIM ZULKIFLI - Tuesday, 6 October 2015.

KUALA LUMPUR: A total of 16 areas recorded unhealthy Air Pollutant Index (API) readings as of 10am today.


Duo plead guilty to dangerous riding

By Audrey Dermawan - Tuesday, October 6, 2015 - 12:29

GEORGE TOWN: Three daredevil speedsters were charged at the magistrate's court, here, this morning, with reckless riding.

Oct 13 for Sarawak redelineation leave to appeal hearing

By HIDIR REDUAN - Tuesday, October 6, 2015 - 12:08

PUTRAJAYA: The Federal Court set Oct 13 to hear an application for leave to appeal a Court of Appeal nod for the Election Commission (EC) to go ahead with its proposal to redraw Sarawak's electoral boundaries.

Khairy discusses National Sports Day on TV3’s MHI

Tuesday, October 6, 2015 - 11:46

KUALA LUMPUR: Youth and Sports Minister Khairy Jamaluddin made an appearance on TV3's MHI programme this morning to discuss the upcoming National Sports Day.

Army commando charged with possession of IS related publication

By Kelly Koh - Tuesday, October 6, 2015 - 11:08

MALACCA: A commando was charged at the Ayer Keroh magistrate's court here today for the possession of a publication related to the Islamic State.

Fishermen hit hard by pollution

By Seri Nor Nadiah Koris And Balqis Ariffin - Tuesday, October 6, 2015 - 11:01

TAIPING: PRAWN farming near Kuala Gula may be one of the reasons for the depletion of marine life in northern Perak waters since early this year.

Lecturer Azmi’s Sedition Act challenge dismissed, trial to resume

By HIDIR REDUAN - Tuesday, October 6, 2015 - 10:29

PUTRAJAYA: The Federal Court dismissed law lecturer Dr Azmi Sharom's constitutional challenge against the Sedition Act 1948.

Ministry to study security aspects in Orang Asli schools

Tuesday, October 6, 2015 - 09:00

KOTA BAHARU: The rural and regional development ministry will work closely with the education ministry to study security aspects in hostels and schools attended by orang asli students.

Pondok school destroyed in fire, no casualties

By Sharifah Mahsinah Abdullah - Tuesday, October 6, 2015 - 00:27

PASIR MAS: Some 60 wooden houses at a religious school Pondok Al-Yusufiah in Gelang Mas here were destroyed in a fire earlier tonight.

All countries involved should help solve haze issue: Dr Subra

By PRIYA PUBALAN - Monday, October 5, 2015 - 23:55

BUTTERWORTH: Malaysia needs to make use of its position as the Asean chairman and combat haze issue that hits the country annually the Health Ministry said today.

Haze: USM resumes lectures and classes

By Audrey Dermawan - Monday, October 5, 2015 - 23:47

GEORGE TOWN: Lectures and tutorial classes in all Universiti Sains Malaysia (USM)'s campuses will resume as usual tomorrow (Tuesday).

Nov date for MIC's CWC re-election & AGM

By PRIYA PUBALAN - Monday, October 5, 2015 - 23:06

BUTTERWORTH: MIC's central working committee (CWC) re-election will be held on Nov 6, followed by its annual general meeting (AGM) the next day.

Man stabbed to death by relative

By Mohd Khidir Zakaria - Monday, October 5, 2015 - 22:53

PORT DICKSON: A man was believed to have been stabbed to death by a relative at his house in Kampung Chuah this afternoon.

Latin American burglar gang busted

Monday, October 5, 2015 - 20:59


RM1.2m worth of whiskey seized in Pasir Gudang

By Ahmad Fairuz Othman - Monday, October 5, 2015 - 20:00

JOHOR BARU: The state Customs Department seized RM1.23 million worth of liquor in four containers, which were falsely declared at the at the Pasir Gudang Port on Sept 28.

Jail time for four ‘Mat Rempit’

By Shanti Gunaratnam - Monday, October 5, 2015 - 19:49

KUALA LUMPUR: Four "Mat Rempit" who showed off their daredevil riding skills by performing wheelie stunts on their motorcycles paid heavily for their action when the magistrate’s court sentenced them to two days’ jail and RM5,000 fine.

UTM ink agreement with AAT on air traffic control R&D

By Halim Said - Monday, October 5, 2015 - 18:58

JOHOR BARU: Universiti Teknologi Malaysia and Advanced Air Traffic Systems (M) Sdn Bhd (AAT) today signed a memorandum of agreement (MoA) for a strategic partnership for research and development (R&D) in the field of air traffic control systems.

Pregnant woman among those caught in drug bust

Monday, October 5, 2015 - 18:53

JEMPOL: A pregnant woman is among one of 86 drug addicts arrested by the state National Anti-Drugs Agency (AADK) during Ops Sarang Khas on Sunday night.

YLC confident FY2015 results to match its FY2014

By FRANCIS DASS - Monday, October 5, 2015 - 18:51

KUALA LUMPUR: Yee Lee Corporation Bhd (YLC) is confident that its FY2015 results at the end of the year will, at the very least, match its FY2014 results when it earned RM690.45 million.

Supermarket robbers chased down by members of the public

By Iskandar Tajuddin - Monday, October 5, 2015 - 18:46

KUALA LUMPUR: Two suspects were chased down by members of the public and nabbed after robbing a supermarket in Taman Bunga Raya, Wangsa Maju last night.

Claims on toppling Wan Azizah malicious: Azmin

Monday, October 5, 2015 - 18:43

SHAH ALAM: Claims that there is a plot to topple PKR president Datuk Seri Dr Wan Azizah Wan Ismail is malicious, said PKR deputy president Mohamed Azmin Ali.

4.3pct decrease in nationwide road deaths

By FAISAL ASYRAF - Monday, October 5, 2015 - 18:27

KUALA LUMPUR: A number of road fatality nationwide has decreased to 4,573 cases between January and September this year from 4,779 cases between January and September last year.

3rd National Haze Committee meeting to be held tomorrow

By THARANYA ARUMUGAM - Monday, October 5, 2015 - 17:55

KUALA LUMPUR: Following the worsening haze condition in the country, the Natural Resources and Environment Ministry has called for the third National Haze Committee meeting in efforts to seek amicable solutions to the issue.

Local drug syndicate busted

By KHAIRAH N. KARIM - Monday, October 5, 2015 - 17:41

KUALA LUMPUR: Police have smashed a local drug syndicate which have been active for only a week seizing over RM2 million worth of ganja with the arrest of three men.

Selangor SJKC to be equipped with STEM software

Monday, October 5, 2015 - 17:07

KLANG: All computers in Chinese primary schools (SJKC) in Selangor will be equipped with Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics (STEM) software.

Haze: Universities, colleges can close if situation warrants

By Arnaz M Khairul - Monday, October 5, 2015 - 16:04

KUALA LUMPUR: The Higher Education Ministry has given all higher learning institutions (HLIs) the green light to postpone academic activities or close their respective institutions should the air pollution index (API) readings in their localities exceed safe levels.

7 Umno leaders under scrutiny, could face disciplinary action

By KOI KYE LEE - Monday, October 5, 2015 - 15:50

KUALA LUMPUR: Seven Umno leaders are being monitored by the party and its disciplinary board, said Umno secretary-general Datuk Seri Tengku Adnan Tengku Mansor.

Malaysia proposes transport ministers tripartite meeting on further search for MH370

Monday, October 5, 2015 - 15:20

SEPANG: Malaysia has proposed for a tripartite meeting between the transport ministers of Malaysia, China and Australia soon to work out the details and direction of the search for Malaysia Airlines flight MH370.

Govt reviving idea of Bakun dam powering Peninsular Malaysia

By Awaina Arbee - Monday, October 5, 2015 - 14:54

KUALA LUMPUR: Plans are afoot to revive a proposal first mooted 17 years ago which could see Sarawak’s massive Bakun hydroelectric dam distribute electrical power to Peninsular Malaysia.

Haze: 13 areas with unhealthy API (with video)

By NAIM - Monday, October 5, 2015 - 14:41

KUALA LUMPUR: The haze situation nationwide showed great improvement in its latest Air Pollutant Index (API) reading as of 1pm with only 13 areas recording unhealthy readings.

Criticisms strengthen PM Najib’s position

By KOI KYE LEE - Monday, October 5, 2015 - 14:20

KUALA LUMPUR: Umno secretary-general Datuk Seri Tengku Adnan Tengku Mansor said the criticisms thrown at Prime Minister Datuk Seri Najib Razak would only strengthen his position.