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COOLER BOX MURDER: Woman, boyfriend could be charged today

By Adie Suri Zulkefli - Tuesday, 6 December 2016.

ALOR STAR: Police are expected to charge today either one or both the suspects remanded in connection with the death of a two-year-old boy, whose body was stuffed in a cooler box, at Paya Nahu Flats in Sungai Petani last month.

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Three siblings drowned in a drain in Pekan

By Bernama - Tuesday, December 6, 2016 - 01:41

KUANTAN: Three siblings were found drowned in a six-foot-deep drain after they went fishing in Kampung Permatang Jerek Merchong in Nenasi near Pekan this afternoon.

Pregnant nurse, 4-year-old son die in car crash

By Bernama - Tuesday, December 6, 2016 - 01:33

KUALA LUMPUR: A nurse who was eight months pregnant and her four-year-old son died after their car was involved in a collision with another car at Jalan Kalumpang-Tanjung Malim this morning.

MHA Act to be amended to improve monitoring of highways, concessionaires

By Bernama - Tuesday, December 6, 2016 - 01:29

BAGAN SERAI: The Highway Authority of Malaysia (Incorporation) Act 1980 will be amended in an effort to improve monitoring of the highways and concessionaire companies in the country.

15,000 expected at homecoming procession for royal couple - Kedah MB

By Bernama - Tuesday, December 6, 2016 - 01:18

ALOR STAR: About 15,000 people are expected to attend a Royal Procession to greet the arrival of the Seri Paduka Baginda Yang di-Pertuan Agong, Sultan Abdul Halim Mu’Adzam Shah and the Raja Permaisuri Agong Tuanku Hajah Haminah on their return to Kedah on Monday.

Eight houses in Baling hit by flash floods following heavy rain

By Adie Suri Zulkefli - Tuesday, December 6, 2016 - 00:55

BALING: Eight houses in Jalan Kampung Pekan Gabus, Pulai here were inundated with metre-deep water when the area was hit by flash floods tonight.

No shame for Umno to ask for support, says Kedah MB

By EMBUN MAJID - Monday, December 5, 2016 - 23:30

ALOR STAR: There is no shame in Umno urging the rakyat to support the party for as long as it means that the people’s wellbeing is being looked after.

PM visits Kilang Bateri, the soul of JB, praises its innovative concept

By Ahmad Fairuz Othman and Chuah Bee Kim - Monday, December 5, 2016 - 23:23

JOHOR BARU: Prime Minister Datuk Seri Najib Razak visited the Kilang Bateri lifestyle mall in Jalan Tampoi here tonight and praised its innovative concept, which has provided business opportunities for 200 traders of home-grown premium products.

Remembering Tunku Abdul Jalil, PM joins tahlil with the royal family

By Halim Said - Monday, December 5, 2016 - 21:56

JOHOR BARU: Tunku Mahkota Johor Tunku Ismail Sultan Ibrahim and Prime Minister Datuk Seri Najib Razak tonight joined 1,000 people for a tahlil to commemorate the one year passing of Tunku Laksamana Johor Tunku Abdul Jalil Sultan Ibrahim.

Tun Dr Lim Chong Eu Expressway partially closed on Dec 7, police conducting investigation on shooting incident

By BALVIN KAUR - Monday, December 5, 2016 - 21:17

GEORGE TOWN: A part of Tun Dr Lim Chong Eu Expressway here will be closed for a forensic ballistic investigation on Wednesday from 10.30am to 5pm.

Teen killed, family injured in car crash near Pasir Raja

By Zarina Abdullah - Monday, December 5, 2016 - 20:58

DUNGUN: A teenager was killed while three of his family members were injured when the car they were travelling in skidded and turned turtle near Kampung Belimbing, in Pasir Raja yesterday.

Malaysia, Algeria sign MoU to expand cooperation in higher education

By Bernama - Monday, December 5, 2016 - 20:27

PUTRAJAYA: Malaysia and Algeria today signed a memorandum of understanding (MoU) to expand their cooperation in the field of higher education in a bid to turn Malaysia into educational hub in the region.

MCA questions Tun M's stand and DAP's integrity

By C. Premananthini - Monday, December 5, 2016 - 20:13

SHAH ALAM: Former prime minister Tun Dr Mahathir Mohamad who attended DAP’s 50th national convention yesterday, has showed his “true colours” and proved that he is desperately exploring all venues to achieve his goals.

GrabCar driver charged with insulting woman's modesty

By Bernama - Monday, December 5, 2016 - 19:31

PETALING JAYA: A part-time GrabCar driver was charged in the Magistrate's Court here today with insulting the modesty of a 20-year-old woman, early November.

38 return home, another 71 still sited at evacuation centre in Perak

By NABILAH HAMUDIN - Monday, December 5, 2016 - 18:47

TELUK INTAN: All evacuees at the Sekolah Kebangsaan Pengkalan Ara flood relief centre in Labu Kubong here were allowed to return home today.

Govt never issued notification on cooking oil price hike to traders: Hamzah

By Bernama - Monday, December 5, 2016 - 18:39

KUALA LUMPUR: Domestic Trade, Cooperatives and Consumerism (KPDNKK) Minister Datuk Seri Hamzah Zainudin today denied that the government had issued a notification on the cooking oil price hike to traders prior to implementation of the rationalisation of cooking oil prices.

Man killed in Kg Melayu Subang; 'speared' through open window

By FAISAL ASYRAF - Monday, December 5, 2016 - 18:23

SUNGAI BULOH: Four men, including two Indonesians, have been arrested last Friday to facilitate investigation into a bizarre murder of an Indonesian man in Kampung Melayu Subang recently.

King hosts luncheon for media practitioners

By Bernama - Monday, December 5, 2016 - 18:10

KUALA LUMPUR: Yang di-Pertuan Agong Tuanku Abdul Halim Mu’adzam Shah and Raja Permaisuri Agong Tuanku Hajsah Haminah today attended a luncheon with about 200 media practitioners at Istana Negara.

Flood situation in Kelantan improves

By Sharifah Mahsinah Abdullah - Monday, December 5, 2016 - 17:44

KOTA BARU: A total of 26 flood victims are still at an evacuation centre here as the flood situation in Kelantan slowly improves.

Perak BN all but certain of triumph in GE14

By ZAHRATULHAYAT MAT ARIF - Monday, December 5, 2016 - 17:39

IPOH: Perak Barisan Nasional (BN) is all set to face the 14th General Election – and is confident of winning it.

Crane overturns at Damansara Perdana [VIDEO]

By NST ONLINE - Monday, December 5, 2016 - 17:03

KUALA LUMPUR: A crane collapsed at a construction site in Damansara Perdana today.

Johor's four new stadiums to propel sports development for state and country

By FAUZIAH ISMAIL AND AHMAD FAIRUZ OTHMAN - Monday, December 5, 2016 - 16:43

JOHOR BARU: Prime Minister Datuk Seri Najib Razak today launched four new stadiums for the state, which will propel sports development not only in the Johor but also the country.

Kuantan Port ready to handle bauxite shipments

By NOR AIN MOHAMED RADHI - Monday, December 5, 2016 - 16:39

KUANTAN: Kuantan Port Consortium Sdn Bhd (KPC) is ready to handle bauxite shipments if the government lifts the moratorium on mining in the state on Dec 31.

Sultan Ibrahim visits Tunku Abdul Jalil's grave

By Bernama - Monday, December 5, 2016 - 16:33

JOHOR BARU: The Sultan of Johor, Sultan Ibrahim Sultan Iskandar today visited the Mahmoodiah Royal Mausoleum in Jalan Mahmoodiah near here.

DAP should cut all ties with 'Superman' Hew for racist remarks, says Gerakan sec-gen

By BALQIS LIM - Monday, December 5, 2016 - 16:26

KUALA LUMPUR: It is clear that there is little difference whether former DAP leader Hew Kuan Yau had resigned or not as Hew is doing exactly what he was doing before his “resignation”.

Falsifying police reports a serious offence, police will take action

By Halim Said - Monday, December 5, 2016 - 15:59

JOHOR BARU: The police will not compromise when it comes to individuals filing false police reports.

BR1M 2017 applications now open, payments begin mid-Feb

By FAIRUZ MOHD SHAHAR - Monday, December 5, 2016 - 15:29

PUTRAJAYA: Applications for next year’s 1Malaysia People's Aid (BR1M) programme can be made from today to Dec 31, said the Finance Ministry.

Desperation has pushed Dr M to share stage with DAP leaders

By Sharifah Mahsinah Abdullah - Monday, December 5, 2016 - 14:59

KOTA BARU: The move by Tun Dr Mahathir Mohamad to share the stage with DAP leaders at the party’s 50th national convention yesterday was deemed as unusual by Kelantan People’s Action Council (MTRK) president Azmi Ali.

Too few eat fruits and vegetables

By ADRIAN DAVID - Monday, December 5, 2016 - 14:35

KUALA TERENGGANU: ONLY one out of 15 Malaysians eat sufficient vegetables and fruits daily, and this unhealthy eating pattern has led to obesity and a host of non-communicable disease, said Terengganu deputy health director (public health) Dr Mohd Jusoh on Saturday.

Anwar's bid to commence qazaf against Saiful dismissed

By KHAIRAH N. KARIM - Monday, December 5, 2016 - 14:34

KUALA LUMPUR: Datuk Seri Anwar Ibrahim failed in his bid to get syarie prosecution to commence qazaf (making false allegation) proceeding against his former aide Mohd Saiful Bukhari Azlan at the Syariah Appeal Court today.