Turning Asean into a global player: Najib

By Syed Azahedi - Tuesday, 4 August 2015.

KUALA LUMPUR: The work of Asean Foreign Ministers has been vital for building and strengthening the regional cooperation and taking bold steps when necessary in addressing vital issues.


Macau scam syndicate busted

By Mazlinda Mahmood - Wednesday, August 5, 2015 - 13:16

SHAH ALAM: Police detained 29 China nationals who are involved in the Macau scam at a bungalow in Seri Kembangan.

Accident kills one, seriously injures three

By MELISSA DARLYNE CHOW - Wednesday, August 5, 2015 - 13:15

KUALA NERANG: ONE woman died while three others sustained serious injuries in an

Ex-chairman jailed 7-day, fined RM200,000 for power abuse

By Halim Said - Wednesday, August 5, 2015 - 12:55

JOHOR BARU: A former chairman of a Felda Youth Council branch in Segamat was sentenced to seven days in prison and fined RM200,000 by the Sessions Court for abusing her power to acquire a business contract.

Abandoned homes demolished in Mak Mandin

By Phua Ken Lin - Wednesday, August 5, 2015 - 12:31

BUTTERWORTH: Excavators flattened five abandoned houses today at the Rumah Hijau squatters' area in Mak Mandin here.

Najib bid to strike out parts of Rafizi's defence

By HIDIR REDUAN - Wednesday, August 5, 2015 - 12:30

KUALA LUMPUR: Prime Minister Datuk Seri Najib Razak and his wife will seek to strike out parts of the defence of PKR vice-president Rafizi Ramli and another against the couple's libel suit.

KL Declaration on TVET development endorsed

By AINA NASA - Wednesday, August 5, 2015 - 11:50

KUALA LUMPUR: History was made at the Asia-Pacific Conference on Education and Training (ACET) 2015, today with the acceptance of the Kuala Lumpur Declaration to ensure further development of Technical and Vocational Education Training (TVET) in the region.

Decomposed body found adrift in Tanjung Penawar waters

By Halim Said - Wednesday, August 5, 2015 - 11:35

KOTA TINGGI: A body of a man was found adrift in Tanjung Penawar waters near here by the Tanjung Sedili Malaysian Maritime Enforcement Agency (MMEA) on Monday.

Aug 12 to hear bid to lift suspension of The Edge

By HIDIR REDUAN - Wednesday, August 5, 2015 - 11:23

KUALA LUMPUR: The High Court gave leave for The Edge to challenge the Home Ministry three-month suspension of its two business publications.

Water, fish contain high level of arsenic

By ALIZA SHAH - Wednesday, August 5, 2015 - 11:00

KUANTAN: DO not consume fish or other seafood from water sources contaminated with bauxite and its residue!

Pahang MB, officials mum over bauxite issue

Wednesday, August 5, 2015 - 11:00

KUANTAN: Senior officials from the state government have been tight-lipped over the past two days about the bauxite issue since the expose by the New Straits Times on the risks of radiation sickness to people.

12 families left homeless in Taman Melawati fire

By KHAIRAH N.KARIM - Wednesday, August 5, 2015 - 10:13

KUALA LUMPUR: Twelve families lost their home when a fire broke out in a shophouse along Jalan Negara, Taman Melawati here this evening.

Parts of George Town flooded

By PREDEEP NAMBIAR - Wednesday, August 5, 2015 - 09:18

GEORGE TOWN: As predicted, another round of heavy rain hit parts of the island following the 'supermoon' thunderstorms this morning.

It’s normal for political parties to receive donations, says Rahman Dahlan

By FAIRUZ MOHD SHAHAR - Tuesday, August 4, 2015 - 23:25

PUTRAJAYA: It is normal for any political parties including Umno to receive donations as this had been practiced even during Tun Dr Mahathir Mohamad's time as prime minister.

20,000 guests at newly-minted DPM’s Raya open house

By Minderjeet Kaur and Laili Ismail - Tuesday, August 4, 2015 - 22:32

KUALA LUMPUR: Prime Minister Datuk Seri Najib Razak together with up to 20,000 guests attended the Hari Raya open house organised by the newly-minted Deputy Prime Minister Datuk Seri Zahid Hamidi tonight.

Police have arrest warrant for Sarawak Report editor

By KHAIRAH N. KARIM - Tuesday, August 4, 2015 - 21:48

KUALA LUMPUR: Police have obtained an arrest warrant for Clare Rewcastle Brown, founder and editor of Sarawak Report, for offences under Section 124B and 124I of the Penal code.

Political parties should reveal sources of funding, says Perlis MB

Tuesday, August 4, 2015 - 20:28

KANGAR: Perlis Menteri Besar Datuk Seri Azlan Man wants all political parties to reveal their sources of funding.

MCMC seeks FB account holder to assist investigation

Tuesday, August 4, 2015 - 20:20

CYBERJAYA: The Malaysian Communications and Multimedia Commission (MCMC) is looking for a Facebook account holder who goes by the name of Sharifah Sofia Syed Rashid to help in the investigation into the dissemination of yet-to-be-verified information.

Mother, boyfriend remanded for abusing child to death

By KHAIRAH N. KARIM - Tuesday, August 4, 2015 - 19:50

KUALA LUMPUR: A now 'childless' mother and her 41-year old boyfriend who were arrested on suspicion of abusing the woman's seven-year-old son to death were remanded for seven days from today.

Crucial preventive measures to be enhanced on South China Sea dispute: Anifah Aman

By AZURA ABAS AND KOI KYE LEE - Tuesday, August 4, 2015 - 18:56

KUALA LUMPUR: Asean member states said it was crucial to put in place preventive measures to ensure disagreement amongst parties on overlapping claims relating to the South China Sea.

Customs Dept seize illicit cigarettes worth RM3.32m (with video)

By Ahmad Fairuz Othman - Tuesday, August 4, 2015 - 18:45

JOHOR BARU: The state Customs Department seized RM3.32 million worth of illicit cigarettes from a cargo container at the Port of Tanjung Pelepas last Thursday.

Passengers rescued after boat sank in Labuan waters

By AVILA GERALDINE - Tuesday, August 4, 2015 - 18:39

KOTA KINABALU: Twenty five passengers were almost drowned when the speedboat they were travelling in sank at waters off Pulau Papan, near here.

Religious speaker charged with supporting terrorism

By KHAIRAH N. KARIM - Tuesday, August 4, 2015 - 18:31

KUALA LUMPUR: A freelance religious speaker claimed trial at the Ampang magistrate's court here today to supporting "violent acts" which involves the use of weapons intended to threaten the people in Syria last year.

Hospital Shah Alam to start operation in phases from October

By Mazlinda Mahmood - Tuesday, August 4, 2015 - 18:21

SHAH ALAM: The long awaited Shah Alam Hospital (HSA) will start operation in phases from October and is expected to be fully operational in January next year after a delay of seven years and four months and cost overruns of almost RM70 million.

13-month-old baby drowned in a pail of water

By C. Premananthini - Tuesday, August 4, 2015 - 18:20

SHAH ALAM: A 13-month old baby girl drowned in a pail of water in a bathroom at her home in Kampung Lombong, here, yesterday morning.

Third time unlucky for bungling burglars

By TEOH PEI YING - Tuesday, August 4, 2015 - 16:42

SEREMBAN: It was third time unlucky for three burglars who failed to break into two houses, then got caught while carting away goods from a third house on Friday.

1MDB welcomes MACC findings, slams Rafizi

Tuesday, August 4, 2015 - 16:00

KUALA LUMPUR: 1Malaysia Development Bhd has welcomed the Malaysian Anti-Corruption Commission statement that no funds from 1MDB were transferred to the Prime Minister.

Boot camps proposed for mat rempits

By ADRIAN DAVID - Tuesday, August 4, 2015 - 15:52

KUALA TERENGGANU: Police will propose for mat rempits (delinquent motorcyclists) to be sent to boot camps as part of a rehabilitation process for the errant youths.

TVET could close gaps in world economies: Idris Jusoh

By AINA NASA - Tuesday, August 4, 2015 - 15:23

KUALA LUMPUR: Technical and Vocational Education Training (TVET) is the pathway of the 21st century and the way forward that could potentially close the existing gaps in the economies of the globe, said Minister of Higher Education Datuk Seri Idris Jusoh.

Bangladeshi man charged with colleague’s murder

By TEOH PEI YING - Tuesday, August 4, 2015 - 15:15

SEREMBAN: A Bangladeshi factory worker was charged in the Magistrate’s Court here today with the murder of his colleague at their place of work in Senawang, near here, on the second day of Hari Raya Aidilfitri.

Drug, firearms distribution ring crippled, RM2.8m drugs seized

By BALVIN KAUR - Tuesday, August 4, 2015 - 15:05

GEORGE TOWN: Police crippled a major drug and firearms distribution ring, seizing drugs with a street value of RM2.8 million last Thursday.