Najib lays foundation for Sri Aman hospital

By Roy Goh - Friday, 27 February 2015.

SRI AMAN: Residents here will benefit from a new state of the art hospital to be built here.


JB Jazz Fest kicks off

By Chuah Bee Kim - Friday, February 27, 2015 - 09:50

JOHOR BARU: The four-day JB Jazz Fest kicked off last night at the DoubleTree by Hilton here, making this a jazzy weekend gathering for Jazz lovers.

Tropical heat wave on the way

Thursday, February 26, 2015 - 23:19

Some areas in the country are now experiencing hot and dry weather, a phenomenon of the final phase of the monsoon, known as the Equinox phenomenon. The situation is expected to occur until the end of March.

Student killed, seven others injured when school van crashes into 4WD

Thursday, February 26, 2015 - 23:00

SEREMBAN: A seven-year-old student of an international school in Sedayan was killed, while seven of her school mates were injured in a crash involving the school van they were travelling in and a four-wheel drive (4WD) vehicle at Jalan Sendayan-Seremban, near Taman Mantau Indah today.

Malaysia’s Ruth Yeoh in 2015 Forbes’ 50 Power Businesswomen in Asia

Thursday, February 26, 2015 - 23:00

SINGAPORE: Malaysia’s Ruth Yeoh of YTL Singapore is among 50 powerful businesswomen in Asia named by Forbes in its fourth annual Asia’s Power Businesswomen list.

Four armed men rob Indian High Commission’s RM25,000 cash proceeds

Thursday, February 26, 2015 - 22:39

KUALA LUMPUR: Four men armed with a pistol and a machete managed to make off with RM25,000 in cash proceeds belonging to the Indian High Commission in Mont Kiara here today.

Malaysia needs more scientists

By Seri Nor Nadiah Koris - Thursday, February 26, 2015 - 20:59

KUALA LUMPUR: Malaysia still faces a shortage of scientists involved in research and development (R&D) activities, Malaysian Nuclear Agency (Management Programme) senior director Dr Dahlan Mohd said today.

Raw water from alternative water sources is safe for use

By EUNICE AU - Thursday, February 26, 2015 - 20:54

SHAH ALAM: The Selangor state government today reiterated its assurance to the public that raw water obtained from alternative sources, particularly in several former mining pools in Bestari Jaya, was safe to be used.

Chua Tee Yong files police report after mother receives call on his arrest for drug possession

By A. Azim Idris - Thursday, February 26, 2015 - 20:36

PUTRAJAYA: Deputy Finance Minister Datuk Chua Tee Yong filed today a police report after his mother received a phone call from a man posing as a police officer telling her that her son had been “arrested” for drug possession.

Fire razes four shop houses

By SULAIMAN JAAFAR - Thursday, February 26, 2015 - 20:30

KOTA BARU: A row of four shop houses were razed and another partially damaged in a fire at Berek 12 here earlier.

JPJ will not book drivers of private vehicles who light up

Thursday, February 26, 2015 - 20:00

KUALA LUMPUR: The Road Transport Department (JPJ) will not issue summonses to drivers of private cars who smoke but will book drivers of public service vehicle and tour buses or vans caught doing so, said its public relations officer Mohamad Sazali Baharudin.

MMEA detains Sierra Leone-registered vessel off Pulau Indah

By MAZLINDA - Thursday, February 26, 2015 - 19:39

KLANG: A ship registered in Free Town, Sierra Leone, has been detained by the Malaysian Maritime Enforcement Agency (MMEA) for suspicion of storing diesel without proper documentation and anchoring without permission in Pulau Indah waters.

Khalid Ibrahim, Khir Toyo agree to settle defamation suits

Thursday, February 26, 2015 - 19:34

SHAH ALAM: Two former Selangor Menteri Besar, Tan Sri Abdul Khalid Ibrahim and Dr Mohamad Khir Toyo, today agreed to settle through mediation the defamation suits filed by the latter against the former over statements published in newspapers on the purchase of a Lexus car and 46 cows for sacrifice.

Strong winds rip off roofs in JB

By Chuah Bee Kim - Thursday, February 26, 2015 - 19:23

GELANG PATAH: A video recording of strong winds ripping off the roofs of several shop houses in Lima Kedai here on Wednesday at about 4.25pm went viral on a social networking site.

Construction sites breeding Aedes mosquito to face legal action

By MELISSA DARLYNE CHOW - Thursday, February 26, 2015 - 18:31

GEORGE TOWN: The Health Ministry is coming down hard on 56 construction sites in the Klang Valley, identified as Aedes mosquito breeding grounds, with possible legal action against them.

PM visits the home of Kek Lapis Sarawak

By Goh Pei Pei - Thursday, February 26, 2015 - 18:22

KUCHING: Shortly after his arrival, Prime Minister Datuk Seri Najib Razak went straight to work and meet with the locals during his walkabout programme in Kampung Gersik here today.