RM880mil for state reserve fund

By Azura Abas - Monday, 29 June 2015.

PUTRAJAYA: The National Finance Council has agreed to provide RM880 million to the State Reserve Fund with additional RM240 million fund for 2015 and RM110 million for 2016.


Manhunt for lockup escapee

By ADRIAN DAVID - Tuesday, June 30, 2015 - 08:25

KUALA TERENGGANU: A massive manhunt has been launched in the state after a 28-year-old suspect escaped from the city's court lockup.

Najib ready to receive constructive criticisms

Monday, June 29, 2015 - 22:25

PUTRAJAYA: Prime Minister Datuk Seri Najib Razak tonight said he has never been afraid of accepting criticisms.

Youth burns ex-girlfriend’s house after rejected proposal

Monday, June 29, 2015 - 22:15

KEMAMAN: Angry that his proposal for marriage was rejected, a youth was believed to have reacted by burning down a part of his ex-girlfriend’s house in Taman Zamina Indah Geliga, Kemaman early yesterday morning.

Second Malaysian injured in Taiwan water theme park explosion

Monday, June 29, 2015 - 22:03

KUALA LUMPUR: Another Malaysian Wah Liang Jie was injured in the explosion at the Formosa Water Theme Park, New Taipei City, Taiwan on Saturday, making him among two injured Malaysians identified so far.

Fire razes three village homes in Jelutong

By PRIYA PUBALAN - Monday, June 29, 2015 - 21:27

GEORGE TOWN: Fire razed three houses at a village next to SMK Abdullah Munshi, Jalan P.Ramlee today.

All illegal immigrants in Malaysia will be returned: Zahid

By KOI KYE LEE - Monday, June 29, 2015 - 21:04

KUALA LUMPUR: All illegal immigrants in Malaysia will be deported back to their countries of origin before the approximate 1.5 million Bangladeshi workers are brought into the country.

June 30th to have 24 hours and one second

Monday, June 29, 2015 - 20:48

KUALA LUMPUR: Tomorrow, the daily hours will gain an additional second worldwide, following a rare phenomenon called ‘leap second’, said National Space Agency (Angkasa) science officer, Mohd Zamri Shah Mastor.

New Malaysian envoy in Berlin to foster bilateral ties

Monday, June 29, 2015 - 19:16

BERLIN: Malaysia’s newly appointed ambassador to Germany, Datuk Zulkifli Adnan said he will endeavour to work towards fostering closer ties between Malaysia and Germany in all areas of cooperation.

Food supply adequate for Aidilfitri: Ismail Sabri

Monday, June 29, 2015 - 19:14

GEORGE TOWN: The Agriculture and Agro-Based Industry Ministry today gave its assurance that raw food supply nationwide is adequate for the Aidilfitri festivity.

No Malaysian casualties in France, Tunisia and Kuwait attacks

Monday, June 29, 2015 - 19:02

PUTRAJAYA: No Malaysian casualties have been reported in the terrorist attacks on June 26 in France, Tunisia and Kuwait, the Foreign Ministry said today.

MMEA deploys aircraft and ships to locate missing fishermen

Monday, June 29, 2015 - 18:57

KEMAMAN: The Malaysian Maritime Enforcement Agency (MMEA) has deployed an aircraft and two ships to locate a boat carrying four fishermen, which was reported missing in the waters off Kemaman since June 21.

MIC election next month: Palanivel

By THARANYA ARUMUGAM - Monday, June 29, 2015 - 18:38

KUALA LUMPUR: Embattled Datuk Seri G. Palanivel now wants the MIC election to be held next month, commencing with the branch elections.

Avoid disputes, continue to support govt, says Tengku Mahkota Pahang

Monday, June 29, 2015 - 17:30

RAUB: Tengku Mahkota of Pahang Tengku Abdullah Sultan Ahmad Shah urged the people of Pahang to avoid disputes and continue to live in harmony regardless of race and religious beliefs.

PM briefed on anti-profiteering operations

By A. Azim Idris - Monday, June 29, 2015 - 17:26

PURAJAYA: Prime Minister Datuk Seri Najib Razak today received a briefing from the Domestic Trade, Cooperatives, and Consumerism Ministry on their efforts to curb profiteering.

No changes to 1MDB board members

Monday, June 29, 2015 - 16:48

KUALA LUMPUR: There is no proposal to change the board members of 1Malaysia Development Bhd (1MDB) appointed earlier, said Deputy Finance Minister Datuk Seri Ahmad Husni Hanadzlah.

Probe into email trails of Xavier Justo soon: Shabery Cheek

By Minderjeet Kaur - Monday, June 29, 2015 - 16:46

KUALA LUMPUR: The Communications and Multimedia Ministry is awaiting the green light from the police to start its forensic investigations on the trail of emails by former PetroSaudi International employee Xavier Andre Justo to Sarawak Report.

Motion to defer party election was tabled by Negri Sembilan MB

By TEOH PEI YING - Monday, June 29, 2015 - 16:38

SEREMBAN: Umno supreme council member Datuk Seri Mohamad Hasan said the motion to defer the party election was tabled by him during last Friday's meeting, but not Prime Minister Datuk Seri Najib Razak as speculated.

Focus on holding MIC re-election: Subramaniam

Monday, June 29, 2015 - 16:37

SEREMBAN: MIC acting president Datuk Seri Dr S. Subramaniam says he is focused on holding the party’s re-elections as soon as possible to enable it to return to normalcy.

Tony Pua should withdraw from PAC: Shabery

Monday, June 29, 2015 - 16:28

PETALING JAYA: A member of the Public Accounts Committee (PAC), Tony Pua has been urged to withdraw from the committee in view of his prejudicial views on the investigation into the 1Malaysia Development Board (1MDB) controversy.

Child abuse victim undergo intestinal surgery today

Monday, June 29, 2015 - 16:12

KOTA BARU: The five-year-old girl who was seriously injured, believed to have been abused, underwent intestinal surgery today.

Govt mulling Rohingya job opportunities

By Minderjeet Kaur - Monday, June 29, 2015 - 15:36

KUALA LUMPUR: The government is considering calls by various parties to give jobs to thousands of Rohingyas in the country, said Minister in Prime Minister department Datuk Seri Shahidan Kassim.

32 flood victim families relocated to transit home in Gua musang

Monday, June 29, 2015 - 15:24

GUA MUSANG: Thirty-two out of 43 flood victim families staying in tents in Bandar Utama here have been transferred to the National Service Training Programme (PLKN) Camp at the Ethnobotany Park in stages since last week.

Man shot dead, another injured by Thai ‘friend’

By Sharifah Mahsinah Abdullah - Monday, June 29, 2015 - 15:07

RANTAU PANJANG: A Malaysian was killed and another injured after they were shot by a Thai friend in an argument near at Paun illegal jetty at the Thai side here early today.

Efforts to combat cyber threats constantly upgraded

Monday, June 29, 2015 - 14:48

KUALA LUMPUR: Efforts to counter cyber threats and attacks are being constantly upgraded by enhancing the level of cyber preparedness of Critical National Information Infrastructure (CNII), the Dewan Negara was told today.

More EPF members want a syariah-compliant retirement scheme

By Minderjeet Kaur - Monday, June 29, 2015 - 14:41

KUALA LUMPUR: Some 71 per cent of the Employees' Provident Fund (EPF) members have agreed to have a syariah-compliant retirement scheme, Deputy Finance Minister Datuk Chua Tee Yeong said.

Government to wait for Thai police probe on Justo

By Minderjeet Kaur - Monday, June 29, 2015 - 14:26

KUALA LUMPUR: The government will wait for the outcome of the Thai police’s investigation into the allegations surrounding Swiss citizen Xavier Andre Justo before taking any action against him, said Second Finance Minister Datuk Seri Husni Hanadzlah.

Cashier fined RM1,200 for confining hotel worker

By HIDIR REDUAN - Monday, June 29, 2015 - 14:19

KUALA LUMPUR: A cashier was fined RM1,200 by the magistrate's court for confining a hotel worker in a room at Chow Kit two months ago.

Fourteen detained while making an illegal entry to Singapore

By Halim Said - Monday, June 29, 2015 - 14:03

JOHOR BARU: The state Immigration Department detained 14 people for attempting to depart from Malaysia unlawfully at the Sultan Iskandar Customs, Immigration and Quarantine (CIQ) Building during an operation today.

Terengganu Al-Quran Institute twins with Madinah University

By ADRIAN DAVID - Monday, June 29, 2015 - 13:43

KUALA TERENGGANU: The Terengganu Al-Quran Institute will collaborate with Madinah University to offer twinning programmes for budding local students.

Action against The Edge, Sarawak Report if offence committed

Monday, June 29, 2015 - 12:45

PUTRAJAYA: The Home Ministry will only take action against business daily The Edge and blogsite Sarawak Report if there was culpability or offense committed in relation to their reports on 1Malaysia Development Bhd (1MDB).