French investigators confirm wing part from MH370

Friday, 4 September 2015.

PARIS: French investigators have formally identified a washed-up piece of airplane debris found in July on a remote island in the Indian Ocean as part of Malaysia Airlines Flight 370, a Boeing 777 that disappeared more than a year ago with 239 people aboard.


Houses, food stall damaged in thunderstorm

By Abnor Hamizam Abd Manap - Friday, September 4, 2015 - 19:59

JEMPOL: Customers at a food stall in Felda Pasoh 3, near here, ran away when the eatery hit by thunderstorm.

Disabled students welcome to apply Shell scholarships

By Veena Babulal - Friday, September 4, 2015 - 19:46

KUALA LUMPUR: Shell Malaysia is calling on disabled students to apply for their scholarships.

Free hot air balloon ride in Sendayan

By TEOH PEI YING - Friday, September 4, 2015 - 18:13

SEREMBAN: People in Negri Sembilan got a chance to experience hot air balloon ride at Marvellous Bandar Sri Sendayan next Saturday.

Waiter jailed 3 years for sexual harassment in LRT

By HIDIR REDUAN - Friday, September 4, 2015 - 17:19

KUALA LUMPUR: A restaurant waiter was jailed three years for insulting a hotel employee's modesty by making a sexual gesture at her while they were inside a Light Rail Transit (LRT) train here last month.

Malaysians urged to support govt in fighting graft: TI

Friday, September 4, 2015 - 17:16

PUTRAJAYA: Transparency International, a global coalition against corruption, today called on Malaysians from all walks of life to come forward to show their solidarity and support for the nation’s fight against corruption.

Memorandum to extradite Alvin Tan sent to Home Ministry

By Azura Abas - Friday, September 4, 2015 - 17:13

PUTRAJAYA: The government is urged to extradite sex blogger Alvin Tan so that he can face full force of the law for his actions that are deemed to insult Muslims and their faith.

Man finds body of a baby girl in oil palm estate

By TEOH PEI YING - Friday, September 4, 2015 - 17:09

JEMPOL: An irregular scene of cattle circling a plastic bag led to the discovery of a baby girl’s body at an oil palm estate in Felda Palong 2 here.

Amrin heads Penang award list in conjunction with Abdul Rahman's 77th birthday

By PHUAH KEN LIN - Friday, September 4, 2015 - 16:51

GEORGE TOWN: Auditor-General Tan Sri Ambrin Buang tops the state honour's list in conjunction with Yang di-Pertua Negeri Tun Abdul Rahman Abbas' 77th birthday this year.

Moon Cake festival: Najib to give away special lanterns

Friday, September 4, 2015 - 16:50

KUALA LUMPUR: Prime Minister Datuk Seri Najib Tun Razak will give away special lanterns to his ‘Ah Jib Gor’ Facebook page followers in conjunction with the Moon Cake Festival on Sept 27.

Sabak Bernam: 7 bodies yet to arrive Hutan Melintang jetty

By Sylvia Looi - Friday, September 4, 2015 - 16:30

TELUK INTAN: A total of 24 bodies from the boat which sank off Sabak Bernam had been fished out from the sea.

Sabak Bernam mishap: 2 bodies, 1 survivor arrive at Hutan Melintang jetty

By RAHMAT KHAIRULRIJAL - Friday, September 4, 2015 - 16:22

TELUK INTAN: Two more bodies and a survivor arrived at Hutan Melintang jetty here today.

MCA to find out the truth first before making comments

By Veena Babulal - Friday, September 4, 2015 - 16:16

KUALA LUMPUR: MCA will find out if former party president Tun Dr Ling Liong Sik really attended a Bersih 4.0 rally which was held at Langley Park in Perth.

Grandma among 3 housewives nabbed, drugs worth RM50k seized

By Teoh Pei - Friday, September 4, 2015 - 16:06

SEREMBAN: State Narcotics Criminal Investigation Department arrested three housewives, including a 72-year-old grandmother and seized 1kg heroin amounting to RM50,350 on Wednesday.

‘This is provocation, and not part of the Chinese culture,‘ says Dr Liow

By Veena Babulal - Friday, September 4, 2015 - 16:03

KUALA LUMPUR: MCA out rightly condemns the act of stepping on Prime Minister Datuk Seri Najib Razak and Pas President Datuk Hadi Awang's posters and the use of brooms to symbolise the sweeping away of elected Barisan Nasional wakil rakyat during the Bersih 4.0 rally.

Stomping action is provocative, can spark racial riots says Azalina

By Veena Babulal - Friday, September 4, 2015 - 15:50

KUALA LUMPUR: The Bersih 4.0 assembly can be viewed as an attempt by certain quarters to threaten the peace and divide the unity enjoyed within the multicultural landscape of Malaysia said Minister in the Prime Minister’s Department Datuk Seri Azalina Othman Said.

14 illegal immigrants nabbed during roadblock in Terengganu

By Zarina Abdullah - Friday, September 4, 2015 - 15:47

KUALA TERENGGANU: State Immigration Department enforcement officers have detained 14 illegal immigrants in an integrated roadblock near Kampung Lingai here, early today.

Police can tap phone conversation

By ADIB POVERA - Friday, September 4, 2015 - 15:34

KUCHING: Police, after being given the sanction by Public Prosecutors, can intercept communications involving people or quarters intending to topple the government.

Fed gov't to help temple community hall project in Glugor

By PREDEEP NAMBIAR - Friday, September 4, 2015 - 15:25

GEORGE TOWN: The Federal Government will help a Hindu temple in Glugor to build a RM3.5 million community education complex.

MH370: Malaysia will intensify search, says Liow

By ADRIAN DAVID - Friday, September 4, 2015 - 15:06

KUALA TERENGGANU: Malaysia will intensify its search for the missing Malaysia Airlines MH370, said Transport Minister Datuk Seri Liow Tiong Lai, here, today.

Father-son ex lawyers freed of RM11.6 million CBT of Orang Asli funds

By HIDIR REDUAN - Friday, September 4, 2015 - 14:48

KUALA LUMPUR: The Sessions Court acquitted a father and his son, both former lawyers, of misappropriating RM11.6 million of funds belonging to the Linggui Valley Orang Asli (Jakuns) trust.

JKNMPP will ensure political parties free from slander: Election Commission

By FAZLEENA AZIZ - Friday, September 4, 2015 - 14:45

PUTRAJAYA: The Election Commission (EC) welcomes the setting up of the National Consultative Committee on Political Funding (JKNMPP) to regulate political funds for transparency and accountability.

Man shot for trying to stab policeman

By Halim Said - Friday, September 4, 2015 - 14:33

JOHOR BARU: A 22-year old suspected drug trafficker died when a policeman fired a shot at the suspect in self-defence.

Amendments aimed at harmonising the Civil, Syariah Laws: Nancy Shukri

By ADIB POVERA - Friday, September 4, 2015 - 14:22

KUCHING: Muslim converts will soon be required to settle their legal battle on issues arising from dissolution of marriage established under the Civil Law using the same legislation instead of the Syariah Law.

POTA give more bite to counter terrorism activities

By ADIB POVERA - Friday, September 4, 2015 - 14:08

KUCHING: The implementation of the Prevention of Terrorism Act 2015 or POTA will provide greater authority to the police in safeguarding the nation from any terrorism activities and militant movement.

Amnesty for illegal immigrants to return home safely: DPM

By Sylvia Looi and Rahmat Khairulrijal - Friday, September 4, 2015 - 13:27

TELUK INTAN: Deputy Prime Minister Datuk Seri Dr Ahmad Zahid Hamidi today announced that amnesty would be given to illegal immigrants to enable them to return to their home country safely.

Johor FA to FAM: We’ll help pay for a new national coach

Friday, September 4, 2015 - 13:05

KUALA LUMPUR: The Johor Football Association has offered to contribute funds to enable the Football Association of Malaysia (FAM) to hire a world-class coach, albeit with a few conditions attached.

Two plead guilty to attempted support of IS

By HIDIR REDUAN - Friday, September 4, 2015 - 13:01

KUALA LUMPUR: An architect and a technician pleaded guilty today to trying to support terror group Islamic State (IS) by entering war-torn Syria.

Sabak Bernam mishap: Heartbreaking scenes after family members identify victims

By Seri Nor Nadiah Koris - Friday, September 4, 2015 - 12:55

IPOH: It was a heart wrenching scene at the Hospital Raja Permaisuri Bainun (HRPB) mortuary when family members begin to identify the 15 victims who drowned in Sabak Bernam boat mishap yesterday.

Sabak Bernam mishap: Survivor remembers victims’ scream for help

By RAHMAT KHAIRULRIJAL - Friday, September 4, 2015 - 12:42

TELUK INTAN: "I will not do this stupid act again," said Elriyanto Alisman, one of the survivors on board the boat which capsized in Sabak Bernam waters near here yesterday.

Produce movies of international standards, PM tells local filmmakers

By SYED UMAR ARIFF - Friday, September 4, 2015 - 11:43

KUALA LUMPUR: Local filmmakers must leave their comfort zone to produce better movies of international standards, said Prime Minister Datuk Seri Najib Razak.