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Heavy rain causes flash floods in Johor

By Ahmad Fairuz Othman and Chuah Bee Kim - Friday, 31 July 2015.

JOHOR BARU: An hour long heavy rain caused flash floods along Jalan Wong Ah Fook, Johor Baru at about 3pm today. It subsided in 30 minutes.

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30 detained during Ops Ikrar Kemaman

By Zarina Abdullah - Saturday, August 1, 2015 - 01:46

KEMAMAN: State Immigration Department enforcement officers arrested 30 illegal immigrants including three children in the operations which ended at 4am yesterday.

Police on the lookout for delinquent

By Chuah Bee Kim - Saturday, August 1, 2015 - 01:24

JOHOR BARU: Police are on the lookout for a motorcyclist or a gang who have been going around hitting unsuspecting victims on the head, or splashing liquid on them.

Two men stole car from 87-year-old housewife nabbed

By Zarina Abdullah - Saturday, August 1, 2015 - 01:18

BESUT: Two men were detained in their connection for robbing an 87-year-old housewife yesterday.

RTD to take action against errant driving school operators

By C. Premananthini - Friday, July 31, 2015 - 23:15

SHAH ALAM: Selangor Road Transport Department (RTD) will take action against driving school operators who fail to comply with RTD's regulations.

Umno chiefs attend special closed-door briefing

By HANA NAZ HARUN - Friday, July 31, 2015 - 22:27

PUTRAJAYA: Umno state liaison chiefs attended a special closed-door briefing chaired by Prime Minister Datuk Seri Najib Razak today.

Rapid Bus (BRT- Sunway Line) to start impose fare beginning August 1

By Veena Babulal - Friday, July 31, 2015 - 22:00

KUALA LUMPUR: Rapid Bus Sdn Bhd will begin imposing fares for their buses along the Bus Rapid Transit - Sunway Line (BRT- Sunway Line) starting tomorrow, after offering the public two months of complimentary service said Rapid Bus chief executive officer Zulkifli Mohd Yusoff.

Retail prices of RON95, RON97 and diesel reduced by 10 sen

By LAILI ISMAIL - Friday, July 31, 2015 - 21:46

KUALA LUMPUR: The new retail prices for RON95, RON97 and diesel will go down by 10 sen effective midnight tonight.

Angler found decomposed body with nylon rope and belt wrapped around neck

By AYUSLIZA AZIZAN - Friday, July 31, 2015 - 21:45

KUALA LANGAT: A strong whiff of stench detected by an angler who was on his way to Paya Indah Wetland, here, led to the discovery of a fully clothed decomposed body with nylon rope and a belt still wrapped around his neck.

Activists Syukri Razab, Adam Adli detained

By HANI SHAMIRA SHAHRUDIN - Friday, July 31, 2015 - 19:51

KUALA LUMPUR: Police have arrested Suaram coordinator Syukri Razab and activist Adam Adli at Dang Wangi police station here today.

PM tells the people to uphold truth

By FAZLEENA AZIZ - Friday, July 31, 2015 - 19:11

PUTRAJAYA: Prime Minister Datuk Seri Najib Razak has called the people, especially Muslims to uphold the principle of seeking the truth, as everyone was innocent until proven guilty.

Iman Hamzah of SK Rantau Petronas wins RHB-NST spelling contest

By ADRIAN DAVID - Friday, July 31, 2015 - 18:30

KUALA TERENGGANU: Ten-year-old Iman Hamzah got it right the second year around as he won the Terengganu title at the RHB-New Straits Times National Spell-It-Right Challenge at the Permai Hotel in Batu Burok.

Police busted international drug syndicate in Penang

By PHUAH KEN LIN - Friday, July 31, 2015 - 18:11

GEORGE TOWN: Police have smashed a heavily-armed international drug syndicate here with the arrest of 17 people from four nationalities in the Southeast Asia.

UMNO Youth vice chief sues Rafizi

By KHAIRAH N. KARIM - Friday, July 31, 2015 - 17:54

KUALA LUMPUR: KUALA LUMPUR: UMNO Youth vice chief Khairul Azwan Harun filed a suit against PKR vice-president Rafizi Ramli over defamation on the Majlis Amanah Rakyat (Mara) property dealings in Melbourne.

I am a hard core Umno member: Muhyiddin Yassin

By Rizalman Hammim - Friday, July 31, 2015 - 17:14

PAGOH: Former deputy prime minister Tan Sri Muhyiddin Yassin said he will remain as an Umno member.

Don’t believe in rumours about fuel hike: Hamzah Zainudin

By FAIRUZ MOHD SHAHAR - Friday, July 31, 2015 - 16:58

PUTRAJAYA: Domestic Trade, Cooperatives and Consumerism Ministry urged the public to not be influenced by rumours about hike in petrol and diesel prices which have gone viral on social media.

162 illegal immigrants detained in Kedah

By ZAHRATULHAYAT MAT ARIF - Friday, July 31, 2015 - 15:30

SUNGAI PETANI: A total of 162 illegal immigrants were picked up by the state Immigration Department under the on-going ‘Ops Sepadu’ early today at a construction site in Bandar Puteri Jaya here.

Two more temporary detention centres to be built in Sabah

By Rozanna Latiff and Hani Shamira Shahrudin - Friday, July 31, 2015 - 14:44

KUALA LUMPUR: Two more temporary detention centres will be built in Lahad Datu and Tawau in order to curb the rising number of illegal immigrants in the country.

Najib has audience with Emir of Qatar

Friday, July 31, 2015 - 14:35

KUALA LUMPUR: Prime Minister Datuk Seri Najib Tun Razak had an audience with the Emir of Qatar Sheikh Tamim bin Hamad Al-Thani here today.

MH370: Transport Ministry’s four-man team to assist investigation in France

By FAZLEENA AZIZ - Friday, July 31, 2015 - 14:23

PUTRAJAYA: Transport Ministry has sent a four-man team to Toulouse in France to assist in the investigation of the plane debris found on the French island of La Reunion.

Police to probe Sarawak Report’s founder: IGP

By Rozanna Latiff and Hani Shamira Shahrudin - Friday, July 31, 2015 - 14:09

KUALA LUMPUR: The police will be investigating Clare Rewcastle-Brown, the founder of online portal Sarawak Report, over the publication of its latest article.

Trial of Myvi drivers set for Aug 25, 26

By KHAIRAH N. KARIM - Friday, July 31, 2015 - 13:22

KUALA LUMPUR: The trial of two Perodua Myvi drivers who had allegedly caused the deaths of a couple and their infant daughter via dangerous driving at the Duta-Ulu Kelang Expressway (Duke) in May is set for Aug 25 and Aug 26.

Security guard sent to gallows for murdering vet

By Sylvia Looi - Friday, July 31, 2015 - 12:11

IPOH: A 24-year-old former security guard has been sentenced to death for the murder of the state deputy Veterinary Department director in 2011.

Rain causes flash flood, mudslide in Penang

By PHUAH KEN LIN - Friday, July 31, 2015 - 12:00

GEORGE TOWN: A brief downpour triggered a flash flood that led to a mudslide across a hilly windy road here today.

GHB says it will take over Kita by Merdeka Day

By PREDEEP NAMBIAR - Friday, July 31, 2015 - 11:37

GEORGE TOWN: Pas breakaway group Gerakan Harapan Baru (GHB) is set to take over Kesejahteraan Insan Tanah Air party (Kita) by Merdeka day.

Take action against perpetrators circulating fake “charge sheets”: Salleh

Friday, July 31, 2015 - 11:21

KUALA LUMPUR: Swift action should be taken against the perpetrators who are circulating a false charge sheets against Datuk Seri Najib Razak, as this has gone beyond politics and involves national security.

Weekly promo events to boost Terengganu tourism

By ADRIAN DAVID - Friday, July 31, 2015 - 03:00

KUALA TERENGGANU; Plans are afoot to have weekly promotional events around the city, especially at the scenic beach stretch in Batu Burok, to boost tourism in the state.

KL City Grand Prix: Check traffic diversion route during event

By Nuradzimmah Daim - Thursday, July 30, 2015 - 23:10

KUALA LUMPUR: A traffic information centre for the KL City Grand Prix which will be held between Aug 7 and 9 has been set up.

Sabah Umno Youth will continue to respect Muhyiddin as Umno deputy president

By Kristy Inus - Thursday, July 30, 2015 - 23:10

KOTA KINABALU: Sabah Umno Youth would continue to respect Tan Sri Muhyiddin Yassin as a leader in the party even though he has been dropped in the new federal cabinet line-up announced recently.

Penang Gerakan concerned over impending layoff of 1,000 workers

By Audrey Dermawan - Thursday, July 30, 2015 - 23:00

GEORGE TOWN: Penang Gerakan is concerned with the laid back attitude of the Penang state government over the impending layoff of some 1,000 workers when Fairchild Semiconductor International Inc closes its manufacturing plant here in December.

Increase in assessment rate to bring additional RM6mil revenue for Muar Municipal Council

By Chong Chee Seong - Thursday, July 30, 2015 - 22:45

MUAR: The increase in assessment rates under the Muar Municipal Council starting this month is expected to bring in an additional RM6 million in revenue for the local council.