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RM300 not high enough? Police mull traffic fine hike

By ZAHRATULHAYAT MAT ARIF - Wednesday, 10 February 2016.

KUALA LUMPUR: Police are mulling increasing the traffic offence compound rate in light of the rising number of accident cases in the country.

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'Take NSC Act in context'

By Faisal Asyraf and Zahratulhayat Mat Arif - Wednesday, February 10, 2016 - 11:02

KUALA LUMPUR: In light of the threats by the Islamic State (IS) militant group, the passing of the National Security Council (NSC) Act is seen as timely as it strengthens and complements existing security laws.

Fish costs more in KK supermarkets

Wednesday, February 10, 2016 - 11:01

KOTA KINABALU: Buying fish can be a complicated process if consumers want value for their money.

'Learn how to check fish quality'

Wednesday, February 10, 2016 - 11:01

KOTA KINABALU: Consumers in Sabah are spoilt for choice when it comes to seafood.

'NSC Act relevant but safeguards needed'

Wednesday, February 10, 2016 - 11:01

KUALA LUMPUR: The steps taken by the government to strengthen the role of the National Security Council (NSC) in dealing with terrorism are in line with approaches by so-called “more liberal” countries.

Prices of fish caught in a vicious cycle, say bidders

By ROSLI ZAKARIA - Wednesday, February 10, 2016 - 11:00

KUALA TERENGGANU: Who dictates the prices of fish? Is it the fisherman, the wholesaler, retailer, fishmonger or consumer?

Myanmar man drowns while fishing in canal

By PREDEEP NAMBIAR - Wednesday, February 10, 2016 - 00:05

GEORGE TOWN: A 35-year-old Myanmar national drowned in an irrigation canal in Sungai Bakap here today.

RMAF C-130 forced to make emergency landing at Kuching airport

By ADIB POVERA - Tuesday, February 9, 2016 - 23:44

KUCHING: A Royal Malaysian Air Force (RMAF) C-130 Hercules aircraft was forced to make an emergency landing at the Kuching International Airport (KIA) today after experiencing technical problems.

WhatsApp message on 'emergency holiday' for Sarawak is false

By ADIB POVERA - Tuesday, February 9, 2016 - 23:28

KUCHING: A widely-distributed WhatsApp message, claiming that Sarawak Chief Minister Tan Sri Adenan Satem had declared an 'emergency public holiday' tomorrow (Wednesday) is untrue.

Rayani Air investigating sabotage behind cancelled Langkawi-KL flight

By AHMAD FAIRUZ OTHMAN and MASRIWANIE MUHAMADING - Tuesday, February 9, 2016 - 21:41

ALOR STAR: A Rayani Air aircraft, which was supposed to ferry about 200 passengers on two scheduled flights from Langkawi to Kuala Lumpur today, experienced a cracked windshield last night.

Number of evacuees in Sarawak increase

By ADIB POVERA - Tuesday, February 9, 2016 - 21:31

KUCHING: Sarawak's flood situation has worsened following the occurrence of high tides today.

Myanmar man found with throat slit was "afraid of living alone"

By MASRIWANIE MUHAMADING - Tuesday, February 9, 2016 - 21:13

ALOR STAR: A Myanmar national was found dead with his throat slit in the staff quarters of a scrapyard at Jalan Putra, here today.

Blaze destroys Gombak workshop

By HANI SHAMIRA SHAHRUDIN - Tuesday, February 9, 2016 - 19:48

KUALA LUMPUR: A two-storey workshop was damaged in a blaze at Batu Muda, Gombak today.

No action against Pas assemblyman who wore Chinese deity costume at CNY event

By C. Premananthini - Tuesday, February 9, 2016 - 18:41

SHAH ALAM: Selangor Pas will not recommend for action to be taken against one of its assemblymen who came dressed as a Chinese deity during a Chinese New Year event.

Woman with appendicitis flown via MMEA helicopter to Kuantan hospital

By T.N. Alagesh - Tuesday, February 9, 2016 - 18:30

KUANTAN: A 28-year-old woman diagnosed with appendicitis was flown from Pulau Tioman in a mercy flight by the Malaysian Maritime Enforcement Agency (MMEA) today.

100 tourists stranded on Pulau Perhentian due to dangerous weather

By ADRIAN DAVID - Tuesday, February 9, 2016 - 18:18

BESUT: Strong winds and huge waves have left more than 100 tourists stranded on Pulau Perhentian since Sunday, after speed boats were unable to operate to the mainland.

Baking classes to tap talent of disabled children

By Bernama - Tuesday, February 9, 2016 - 18:08

IPOH: Children with disabilities have their own talent and capabilities just like normal children and realise their potential if given the opportunity to so.

Flood: Only one relief centre still open in Malacca

By Roshidi Abu Samah - Tuesday, February 9, 2016 - 17:21

MALACCA: The flood situation in Malacca has improved further with only one evacuation centre still operating as at 4pm today.

Five squatter houses in Kg Pantai Dalam destroyed in fire

By Hariz Mohd - Tuesday, February 9, 2016 - 16:48

KUALA LUMPUR: Five squatter houses in Kampung Pantai Dalam, here, were razed while four others were badly damaged in a blaze earlier today.

Firemen rescue man stuck in tree

By Iskandar Tajuddin - Tuesday, February 9, 2016 - 16:34

GOMBAK: The Fire and Rescue Department received an unusual call for help today when they had to rescue a man who was stuck in a tree.

300 KTMB passengers stranded after fire breaks out on train

By Nur Aqidah Azizi - Tuesday, February 9, 2016 - 16:15

SEREMBAN: More than 300 Keretapi Tanah Melayu Berhad (KTMB) Ekspres Rakyat passengers were stranded after a fire broke out at the locomotive due to a technical glitch.

Ikea recalls Hyby, Lock or Rinna ceiling lamps

By Bernama - Tuesday, February 9, 2016 - 16:00

KUALA LUMPUR: IKEA has urged customers, who have a HYBY, LOCK or RINNA ceiling lamp, to immediately remove it and bring it back to any IKEA store for a full refund.

Mentally-ill man stabs, slashes own mother

By Hariz - Tuesday, February 9, 2016 - 15:41

KUALA LUMPUR: A religious school teacher was seriously hurt when she was stabbed and slashed by her son in Setapak Jaya, here, last night.

Two flights canceled, 200 stranded

By Hamzah Osman - Tuesday, February 9, 2016 - 15:36

LANGKAWI: About 200 passengers were stranded at the international airport here following the eleventh-hour cancellation of a Kuala Lumpur-bound Rayani Air flight this morning and a similar one this evening.

RM190m for MASwings to connect rural folks

By Kristy Inus - Tuesday, February 9, 2016 - 15:16

KOTA KINABALU: The federal government will continue to subsidise MASwings for rural air services in Sabah and Sarawak, with RM190 million allotted for another seven-year contract.

Two Form Five students in trouble for ramming 55-year-old cop

By Zarina Abdullah - Tuesday, February 9, 2016 - 14:53

SETIU: Two 17-year-old students were detained for ramming a 55-year-old policeman on duty yesterday.

Traffic builds up as long CNY weekend ends

By Farezza Hanum Rashid - Tuesday, February 9, 2016 - 14:17

KUALA LUMPUR: With the long Chinese New Year weekend coming to an end, traffic is slowing down on major highways, especially heading into the city starting from around 12pm today.

Prudent govt spending ensures allocations for the people, says Reezal

By PRIYA PUBALAN - Tuesday, February 9, 2016 - 14:16

BUTTERWORTH: The government is more prudent in its spending and continues to rationalise allocation for the people, said Deputy Foreign Affairs Minister Datuk Seri Reezal Merican Naina Merican today.

Floods in Sarawak worsen, but expected to improve in next few days

By ADIB POVERA - Tuesday, February 9, 2016 - 13:29

KUCHING: The flood situation in the southern part of the state continued to worsen, with more people being evacuated from their houses this morning.

Eighth Chinese Emperor suit unsuitable

By C. Premananthini - Tuesday, February 9, 2016 - 13:23

SHAH ALAM: Pas’ Paya Jaras assemblyman Mohd Khairuddin Othman has apologised for wearing what he thought was a Chinese emperor costume at a Chinese New Year celebration held in Wangsa Permai, yesterday.

Community members gather in Chinese New Year celebrations

By ADRIAN DAVID - Tuesday, February 9, 2016 - 13:05

KUALA TERENGGANU: The year of the monkey was no different for two Malay sisters, who celebrated Chinese New Year with their children at a Chinese kindergarten.