Six accounts frozen; documents seized

By SYED UMAR ARIFF - Tuesday, 7 July 2015.

KUALA LUMPUR: The task force investigating allegations of funds being transferred into the prime minister’s account has frozen six bank accounts of parties believed to be involved in the case.


Shah Alam police busted motorcycle theft gang

By C. Premananthini - Tuesday, July 7, 2015 - 22:36

SHAH ALAM: Police busted a motorcycle theft gang known as Geng Lembam with the arrest of 10 people in a 13-day 'operation which ended yesterday.

Orphanages get aid from Johor Umno

By Chuah Bee Kim - Tuesday, July 7, 2015 - 21:42

JOHOR BARU: Defence Minister Datuk Seri Hishammuddin Hussein and his wife Datin Seri Tengku Marsila Tengku Abdullah handed out contributions to 45 orphans from two orphanages at a break of fast event hosted by Johor Umno leaders and members at the Persada Johor International Convention Centre here t

Dividends and aid for Felda settlers

By Syed Umar Ariff and Teoh Pei Ying - Tuesday, July 7, 2015 - 20:18

JELEBU: Prime Minister Datuk Seri Najib Razak today announced a total of RM88.8 million in Felda Global Ventures Holdings Bhd (FGV) dividends and raya aid that would be distributed to almost 100,000 Felda settlers nationwide.

Najib launches South Pole expedition

Tuesday, July 7, 2015 - 18:47

PUTRAJAYA: Prime Minister Datuk Seri Najib Tun Razak today launched an expedition to the South Pole which will be undertaken by national triathlete Shahrom Abdullah.

Army personnel advised to be alert against IS influence

Tuesday, July 7, 2015 - 17:24

TAIPING: Soldiers have been advised to be alert against the influence of ‘jihad’ (Holy War) advocated by the so-called Islamic State militant group in Iraq and Syria via social media and unreliable sources.

70-year-old man nabbed for not fasting, eating near old cemetery

By Zarina Abdullah - Tuesday, July 7, 2015 - 16:46

KUALA TERENGGANU: A man in his 70's was nabbed for not fasting during an operation codenamed Ops Puasa held by the Terengganu Islamic and Malay Customs Council (Maidam) enforcement officers in the district.

Verify branches for MIC re-election, says group

By Farezza Hanum Rashid - Tuesday, July 7, 2015 - 16:38

KUALA LUMPUR: Former MIC president Datuk Seri G. Palanivel's supporters want ROS to verify how many branches are qualified to contest in the party re-election, and to also allow him to contest.

Drastic drop in consumer complaints: Hasan Malek

Tuesday, July 7, 2015 - 16:28

KUALA TERENGGANU: The Consumer Complaints Centre at the Domestic Trade, Cooperatives and Consumerism Ministry has recorded a decline of over 90 per cent in complaints received compared to when it started operating in April, said Minister Datuk Seri Hasan Malek.

Selangor water deal may be delayed further: Azmin

By Nuradzimmah Daim - Tuesday, July 7, 2015 - 16:08

KUALA LUMPUR: The Selangor water restructuring effort has hit another snag.

26 foreign women, 3 men nabbed at entertainment centre

By BALVIN KAUR - Tuesday, July 7, 2015 - 16:08

GEORGE TOWN: Police nabbed 26 foreign women and three men in a raid at an entertainment centre at Midlands Park here today.

New KL mayor, PPj president

By FAIRUZ MOHD SHAHAR - Tuesday, July 7, 2015 - 16:07

PUTRAJAYA: Kuala Lumpur City Hall director-general Datuk Mhd Amin Nordin Abdul Aziz, 59, has been appointed as the new Kuala Lumpur mayor for a two-year term effective July 18.

Be ready for cloud seeding if dry spell continues

Tuesday, July 7, 2015 - 15:14

KUCHING: The relevant authorities such as the Air Force (RMAF) and Meterological Department have been asked to prepare for cloud seeding should the current dry spell in Sarawak persists.

Woman fatally attacked by crocodile in Saratok

Tuesday, July 7, 2015 - 15:03

SIBU: A woman was found dead after she was believed to have been attacked by a crocodile while catching fish in Sungai Krian, Saratok yesterday.

Tales of a heroic doctor

By SULAIMAN JAAFAR - Tuesday, July 7, 2015 - 14:50

KOTA BARU: DR Afiq Izzudin A. Rahim, known as Dr Afiq to his family and friends, is a young doctor serving in the Badang health centre near the famous Pantai Cahaya Bulan here.

Designer makes it good in Liverpool

By ZAHARAH OTHMAN - Tuesday, July 7, 2015 - 14:38

LONDON: WHEN graphic designer Diana Michelle Culey, 24, left Sabah for Liverpool in search of work experience, little did she realise that her foray there would be part of the city’s proud history and heritage.

Contraband cigarettes worth over RM40k seized in Bandar Penawar

By Halim Said - Tuesday, July 7, 2015 - 13:48

KOTA TINGGI: Police arrested four men and seized contraband cigarettes worth RM 46,482 at a sundry shop in Bandar Penawar, here last night.

Lorry attendant charged over alleged helmet-whacking

By HIDIR REDUAN - Tuesday, July 7, 2015 - 13:41

KUALA LUMPUR: A lorry attendant was charged over his alleged repeated bashing of an insurance agent with a black motorcycle helmet.

SPAD nab 3 “kereta sapu” taxi owners

By Audrey Dermawan - Tuesday, July 7, 2015 - 13:24

GEORGE TOWN: Three "kereta sapu" (illegal taxi) owners and two licensed taxi drivers were booked for various offences at the Penang International Airport here this morning.

Suit against magistrate, A-G thrown out

By HIDIR REDUAN - Tuesday, July 7, 2015 - 13:11

KUALA LUMPUR: The High Court dismissed a suit by a former IT firm director against Attorney-General Tan Sri Abdul Gani Patail, a magistrate and seven others over alleged false imprisonment linked to

No casino in Penang, says Guan Eng

Tuesday, July 7, 2015 - 13:04

GEORGE TOWN: Chief Minister Lim Guan Eng today dismissed the claim by an assemblyman that the Penang government would build a casino in the state.

Parents of suspected abused baby under police remand

By MASRIWANIE MUHAMADING - Tuesday, July 7, 2015 - 12:34

SUNGAI PETANI: Parents of the four-month-old infant who slipped into coma, believed to be abused, were served with four-day remand orders in the Magistrate Court here following their arrests last night.

300 SPAD enforcement officers for Raya operation

Tuesday, July 7, 2015 - 12:21

KUALA LUMPUR: The Land Public Transport Commission (SPAD) will mobilise 300 enforcement officers for its Hari Raya Aidilfitri operation nationwide.

2.6 magnitude quake hits Ranau

Tuesday, July 7, 2015 - 11:55

KUALA LUMPUR: A weak earthquake, measuring 2.6 on the Richter scale, struck Ranau in Sabah at 9.26 am today, according to the Meteorological Department.

Alternative solution needed for new water plant in Kundasang

By Kristy - Tuesday, July 7, 2015 - 11:25

KOTA KINABALU: The government need to find alternative solutions as the June 5 Ranau earthquake has disrupted implementation plans of a new water source plant in Kundasang.

Parents of four-month-old suspected abuse victim nabbed

By ILI SHAZWANI - Tuesday, July 7, 2015 - 09:01

ALOR SETAR: Parents of the four-month-old baby from Sungai Petani who slipped into a coma, believed due to abuse, have been arrested last night.

Four in a family burnt to death in Kinabatangan

By Awang Ali Omar - Tuesday, July 7, 2015 - 08:31

KINABATANGAN: Four in a family including two children were burnt to death in a fire that razed two houses here last night.

VI band wins 3rd place in world championships

Monday, July 6, 2015 - 22:12

KUALA LUMPUR: The Victoria Institution Cadet Corps Band, representing Malaysia, did the country proud in the recently concluded World Association of Marching Show Bands (WAMSB) World Championships that was held in Denmark from July 1 to 5.

Malaysians’ welfare will be protected despite challenges: DPM

By Ahmad Fairuz Othman - Monday, July 6, 2015 - 20:43

MUAR: The government will continue to protect the welfare of Malaysians of all backgrounds and ethnicities despite the challenges that come in its way.

Traders warned against hiking price of chicken for Hari Raya

By FAZLEENA AZIZ - Monday, July 6, 2015 - 17:34

PUTRAJAYA: Errant traders are warned against increasing the price of chicken, as there are enough supply in the market.