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Six informers among 520 arrested in massive joint operation on Telipok

By AVILA GERALDINE - Saturday, 13 February 2016.

KOTA KINABALU: Sabah police arrested 520 individuals in a massive joint operation to weed out criminal elements at one of the biggest settlements for immigrants in the state.

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Drunk lorry driver arrested after trying to escape roadblock

By Nur Aqidah Azizi - Sunday, February 14, 2016 - 01:23

SEREMBAN: Footage of a traffic police officer pinning down a man on a busy road has gone viral yesterday, with more than 10,000 views so far.

Crowd gathers to catch glimpse of Rajinikanth

By LAILI ISMAIL - Saturday, February 13, 2016 - 23:45

KUALA LUMPUR: More than a thousand people thronged Jalan Tun Tan Siew Sin here earlier today to get a glimpse of Indian movie star Rajinikanth who was present to launch Wisma Malik.

Sultan of Perak attends state-level CNY celebration

By RAHMAT KHAIRULRIJAL - Saturday, February 13, 2016 - 23:19

KUALA KANGSAR: It was an unforgettable moment for more than 1,000 people when the Sultan of Perak Sultan Nazrin Muizzuddin Shah and his consort Raja Permaisuri Perak Tuanku Zara Salim joined them at the state-level Chinese New Year celebration here tonight.

Man arrested for threatening to bomb PM's residence

By ZAHRATULHAYAT MAT ARIF - Saturday, February 13, 2016 - 23:00

KUALA LUMPUR: Police have arrested a man who threatened to bomb Prime Minister Datuk Seri Najib Razak's residence yesterday.

MIC unperturbed by latest legal action: Subra

By FAZLEENA AZIZ - Saturday, February 13, 2016 - 22:38

KUALA LUMPUR: MIC president Datuk Seri Dr S. Subramaniam said the party was unperturbed by the latest legal action against the party leadership.

Fire breaks out at bookstore in Bangsar

By ZAHRATULHAYAT MAT ARIF - Saturday, February 13, 2016 - 21:28

KUALA LUMPUR: A fire broke out at a bookstore in Jalan Telawi 3, Bangsar here this evening.

Umno is capable of resolving any issues with its vast experience and capability: Annuar Musa

By MASRIWANIE MUHAMADING - Saturday, February 13, 2016 - 21:10

ALOR STAR: Umno is capable of resolving any issues that arise in the party with its vast experience and capability said Umno information chief Tan Sri Annuar Musa.

Septuagenarian killed in Kota Tinggi crash

By Chuah Bee Kim - Saturday, February 13, 2016 - 20:56

KOTA TINGGI: A septuagenarian died when the Proton Wira he was driving was involved in a crash with another Proton Wira at 9.30am today.

Syed Amen shooting footage sent to forensics lab

By BALVIN KAUR - Saturday, February 13, 2016 - 20:39

GEORGE TOWN: Police are analysing closed circuit television (CCTV) footage related to the shooting of a businessman on Thursday at Jalan Dato Keramat here.

Background checks conducted on Syrian refugees in Malaysia: Zahid

By TASNIM LOKMAN - Saturday, February 13, 2016 - 20:27

SHAH ALAM: The government has conducted background checks to ensure that none of the Syrian refugees coming in the country have been involved with the Daesh.

Mara has prepared cabinet paper to review constraints on study loans: Annuar Musa

By MASRIWANIE MUHAMADING - Saturday, February 13, 2016 - 19:39

ALOR STAR: A cabinet paper has been prepared by Majlis Amanah Rakyat (Mara) to propose that certain constraints by Bank Negara Malaysia (BNM) on study loans, including payment period and interest percentage be reviewed and studied to benefit students.

Govt only giving in to market demands by bringing in Bangladeshi workers

By TASNIM LOKMAN - Saturday, February 13, 2016 - 18:56

SHAH ALAM: The government is only giving in to market and employer demands.

Sabah police launch massive crackdown on state's largest immigrant settlement

By AVILA GERALDINE - Saturday, February 13, 2016 - 18:35

KOTA KINABALU: Sabah police today launched a massive raid on one of the biggest immigrant settlements in the state.

AG can't be investigated under Penal Code as claimed by former ACA officer

By HIDIR REDUAN - Saturday, February 13, 2016 - 18:27

KUALA LUMPUR: Attorney-General (AG) Tan Sri Mohamed Apandi Ali cannot be investigated under Section 217 or 218 of the Penal Code as Article 145(3) of the Federal Constitution grants him absolute discretion in initiating criminal prosecution.

Quick thinking nine-year old escapes from stolen car

By M. HAMZAH JAMALUDIN - Saturday, February 13, 2016 - 17:48

IPOH: A quick thinking nine-year-old girl escaped from being driven away by a man who stole her mother's Honda Accord at Taman Meru Perdana here yesterday.

Perak Youth assembly to hold two-day sitting on March 5 and 6

By RAHMAT KHAIRULRIJAL - Saturday, February 13, 2016 - 17:41

IPOH: Perak will be the first state to use its State Legislative Assembly Hall as a venue for a similar sitting for youth representatives next month.

Four killed in Rompin crash

By Nik Imran Abdullah - Saturday, February 13, 2016 - 17:20

ROMPIN: Four people including three members of a family were killed when two cars collided at KM138.8 of the Kuantan-Segamat road here early today.

Fraudster collecting donations in Ku Nan's name

By HASHINI KAVISHTRI KANNAN - Saturday, February 13, 2016 - 15:59

PUTRAJAYA: Federal Territories Minister Datuk Seri Tengku Adnan Tengku Mansor has nothing do with the short message service (SMS) texts which have been widely sent out seeking donations from the public.

Duo selling Selangor royal palace documents arrested

By C. Premananthini - Saturday, February 13, 2016 - 15:25

SHAH ALAM : Police have arrested two suspects allegedly involved in fabricating and selling Selangor royal palace documents and identity cards.

Husam set to face Pas disciplinary committee over criticism of party

By Awaina Arbee - Saturday, February 13, 2016 - 15:00

KUALA LUMPUR: Pas' former vice-president Datuk Husam Musa will be hauled up before the party's disciplinary committee for his repeated criticism against the party.

Ensure foreign workers have minimum academic qualification, Khaled tells Johor businesses

By Chuah Bee Kim - Saturday, February 13, 2016 - 14:11

PASIR GUDANG: Industry players in Johor must ensure that foreign workers have minimum academic qualifications before they can be employed as general workers.

RMAF wants aviation museum in Klebang, Malacca

By HANI SHAMIRA SHAHRUDIN - Saturday, February 13, 2016 - 14:05

KUALA LUMPUR: The Royal Malaysian Air Force (RMAF) is in discussion with the Malacca government to open an aviation museum in Klebang, Malacca.

Jerteh to get Giant supermarket soon

By ADRIAN DAVID - Saturday, February 13, 2016 - 14:00

JERTEH: GCH Retail (M) Sdn Bhd has earmarked a site for the construction of its next mega supermarket - Giant - in the northern town of Jerteh in Terengganu in a few months time.

'Plan to preserve Penang heritage row agreed in 1992'

By PREDEEP NAMBIAR - Saturday, February 13, 2016 - 11:01

GEORGE TOWN: A PROPOSAL to preserve heritage buildings along Jalan Sultan Ahmad Shah was presented to the local authorities some three decades ago, a heritage interest group said yesterday.

'More buildings could be in danger'

Saturday, February 13, 2016 - 11:01

GEORGE TOWN: Former Penang governor assistant secretary Sir Stamford Raffles’s bungalow could have been spared from the wrecking ball if the local authorities were careful, said Penang Heritage Trust vice-president Khoo Salma Nasution.

Protected species sold on Facebook

By Sharifah Mahsinah Abdullah - Saturday, February 13, 2016 - 11:00

KOTA BARU: PET sellers in Kelantan have turned  to online portals such as Facebook and mudah.my to sell wild animals, including protected species such as binturong and parrots.

IS 'still planning to strike Malaysia'

By HARIZ MOHD AND HANI SHAMIRA SHAHRUDIN - Saturday, February 13, 2016 - 11:00

KUALA LUMPUR: The Islamic State (IS) terror group has been intensifying efforts to lure sympathisers in the country to launch fatal attacks here.

Terengganu entrepreneurs encouraged to go online

By ADRIAN DAVID - Saturday, February 13, 2016 - 10:45

KUALA TERENGGANU; Terengganu’s commercial e-Dagang portal, also known as Payang.my, is being offered for free to local entrepreneurs to boost their marketing strength.

Kedah MB announces RM50k allocation each for state Chinese private high schools

By MASRIWANIE MUHAMADING - Saturday, February 13, 2016 - 10:19

ALOR STAR: Kedah Menteri Besar Datuk Seri Ahmad Bashah Md Hanipah announced an allocation of RM50,000 to each of the three Chinese private high schools in the state yesterday.

Sarawak mulls making July 22 a public holiday

By KANDAU SIDI - Saturday, February 13, 2016 - 00:02

MIRI: The state government is considering making July 22 a public holiday to commemorate Sarawak's independence day from the British colony.