Flushed out of the fight

By HARIZ MOHD AND ALIZA SHAH - Sunday, 19 April 2015.

THEY dreamed of taking up arms to join the frontlines and braved the journey to war-torn Syria to make their way into the folds of the Islamic State.


Toll rates lower with extended concession period- MHA

Sunday, April 19, 2015 - 18:41

KUALA LUMPUR: The toll rates on the Federal Highway Route 2 and the North-South Expressway (Plus) are lower because of extensions of the concession period.

Do not politicise child protection issue- Anifah Aman

Sunday, April 19, 2015 - 18:32

KUALA LUMPUR: Malaysia strongly believes that the issue of child protection in armed conflict should not be politicised.

Azmin Ali denies rumours of plot to oust him

By PREDEEP NAMBIAR - Sunday, April 19, 2015 - 18:31

BUTTERWORTH: Selangor Menteri Besar Azmin Ali reiterated that his fellow lawmakers were a ‘team’ and denied rumours of a coup to oust him.

Mandatory for household to separate garbage from September

Sunday, April 19, 2015 - 18:26

PUTRAJAYA: Households are urged to prepare themselves for the mandatory practice of separating garbage effective September.

Tun M optimistic BN can win Rompin by-election

Sunday, April 19, 2015 - 18:23

KUALA LUMPUR: Former prime minister Tun Dr Mahathir Mohamad is optimistic that Barisan Nasional (BN) will retain the Rompin parliamentary seat in the upcoming by-election on May 5 without any problem.

New treatment plant proposed to raise clean water supply in Langkawi

Sunday, April 19, 2015 - 18:19

LANGKAWI: A new water treatment plant has been proposed to be built in Langkawi to meet the future needs of the people on the island, Energy, Green Technology and Water deputy minister Datuk Seri Mahdzir Khalid said here, today.

PM to conduct working visit to Indonesia

Sunday, April 19, 2015 - 18:11

KUALA LUMPUR: Prime minister Datuk Seri Najib Razak will conduct a two-day working visit to Indonesia from Thursday, April 23 to attend the 60th anniversary celebrations of the Asia-Africa Conference and 10th anniversary of the New Strategic Asian-African Partnership in Bandung.

787 premises inspected on service charge post-GST

Sunday, April 19, 2015 - 18:05

BUKIT MERTAJAM: The Domestic Trade, Cooperatives and Consumerism Ministry has inspected 787 hotels and restaurants to tackle issues on service charges nationwide.

Fire victims receive cash contributions from govt

By Hamzah Osman and Masriwanie Muhamading - Sunday, April 19, 2015 - 18:01

LANGKAWI: The Agriculture and Agro-based Industry Ministry (MOA) yesterday lent a helping hand to the 84 fire victims of Kampung Tanjung Lembung, Bukit Malut, here with cash contributions totalling RM30,000.

Rambutan seeds to prevent diabetes

By MELISSA DARLYNE CHOW - Sunday, April 19, 2015 - 17:22

ARAU: Two undergraduates from an Indonesian varsity have developed an innovative way of preventing diabetes, by using rambutan seeds.

Farmer killed in wild boar attack

By M.Hamzah Jamaludin - Sunday, April 19, 2015 - 17:07

TAPAH: A 36-year-old farmer was killed after he was attacked by a wild boar at Kampung Batu 9 here today.

Two campers killed by falling tree

By Halim Said - Sunday, April 19, 2015 - 16:53

MERSING: Two campers were killed when a tree fell on their tent at the Hutan Taman Bahtera Jemaluang, near here at 4.30am today.

Malaysia formulates strategies to realise Asean’s aspiration: Anifah

Sunday, April 19, 2015 - 14:15

PUTRAJAYA: Malaysia has formulated strategies to ensure that all commitments can be achieved to realise the aspirations of ASEAN Community 2015 and beyond, said Foreign Minister Datuk Seri Anifah Aman.

7-year-old pupil died due to infection

By Ahmad Fairuz Othman - Sunday, April 19, 2015 - 13:17

JOHOR BARU: The death of 7-year-old pupil from Plentong, Pasir Gudang on April 11 was not due to the deadly strain of the Hand-Foot-Mouth Disease (HFMD) virus, but due to another infection.

339 illegal immigrants detained in Kota Kinabalu

Sunday, April 19, 2015 - 12:53

KOTA KINABALU: A total of 339 illegal immigrants (PATI) were detained in a joint operations coordinated by the Sabah National Security Council (MKN) for two days which ended Saturday evening.