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Tangkap MO1 fails to capture public's imagination

By NST TEAM - Saturday, 27 August 2016.

KUALA LUMPUR: The "Tangkap MO1" rally ended this evening, with a lower than expected turnout in total.

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Malaysia condemns attack on Turkey

By FAIRUZ MOHD SHAHAR - Sunday, August 28, 2016 - 09:16

PUTRAJAYA: The Malaysian government has condemned the truck bomb attack in the Cizre district of the south eastern province of Sirnak, Turkey on Aug 26.

Mahathir lied about not signing my ISA detention order - Tajuddin

By Bernama - Sunday, August 28, 2016 - 01:02

GEORGE TOWN: The denial of former prime minister Tun Dr Mahathir Mohamad on the signing the Internal Security Act (ISA) detention order is a lie.

Two in family of six dead after car ends up under trailer

By Halim Said - Sunday, August 28, 2016 - 00:45

YONG PENG: A family of six travelling between Yong Peng and Pagoh last night (Saturday) were involved in a seven-vehicle pileup, killing two of them on the spot.

Search and rescue for man feared drowned after boat capsized continues

By Bernama - Sunday, August 28, 2016 - 00:12

GEORGE TOWN: The family of Rosmin Selamat, 62, who is feared to have drowned after the boat he was in capsized, were seen weeping and praying for his safety.

Family members should help single women find partners - Jamil Khir

By Bernama - Saturday, August 27, 2016 - 23:58

ALOR SETAR: Family members have been urged to help single women find partners to avoid various problems, including Internet fraud which is often perpetrated by foreigners.

MIC lauds proposed amendment to Law Reform (Marriage and Divorce) Act 1976

By FERNANDO FONG - Saturday, August 27, 2016 - 23:23

KUALA LUMPUR: MIC has lauded the proposed amendment to the Law Reform (Marriage and Divorce) Act 1976 in the next Parliament sitting, saying it will once and for all solve legal disputes which often arise when one party to the civil marriage converts to Islam.

Zaref wins hearts of competitors, audience at RHB-NST Spell-It-Right Challenge

By Awaina Arbee - Saturday, August 27, 2016 - 22:23

KUALA LUMPUR: He may not have won the RHB-New Straits Times National Spell-It-Right (SIR) Challenge primary school category, but 11-year-old Muhammad Zaref Khairol Azri won the hearts of everyone at the competition here today.

One of two men in nasi kandar ruckus nabbed - Police

By Bernama - Saturday, August 27, 2016 - 22:10

GEORGE TOWN: The police have detained one of two men linked to a ruckus at a popular nasi kandar restaurant in Jelutong near here last Thursday night, resulting in RM7,000 in losses.

NSC Act 2016 for national security not personal says Najib

By Bernama - Saturday, August 27, 2016 - 21:46

KUALA LUMPUR: Datuk Seri Najib Tun Razak today stressed that the National Security Council (NSC) Act 2016 which came into effect recently was for the security of the country and not for any personal ends.

Farmer Davianan makes Najib's day with letter of appreciation

By NST NEWS DESK - Saturday, August 27, 2016 - 21:22

KUALA LUMPUR: It was a blast from the past for Prime Minister Datuk Seri Najib Razak, when he received a note written in Tamil from V. Davianan.

Islamic NGOs want removal of certain Ibn Taimiyyah's teachings in religious schools

By FAIRUZ MOHD SHAHAR - Saturday, August 27, 2016 - 21:13

PUTRAJAYA: Several Islamic non-governmental organisations (NGOs) have urged the Education Ministry to remove the syllabus containing the teachings of medieval Islamic scholar Ibn Taimiyyah from religious schools, claiming it could lead to Islamic State (IS) ideologies.

50-50 Umno members should leave, says senior party leader

By DAWN CHAN - Saturday, August 27, 2016 - 20:53

KLANG: Half-hearted Umno members, who claimed support for the party but not the president, should make an exit, said Umno supreme council member Datuk Seri Idris Haron today.

M'sian first infected by locally-transmitted Zika virus

By Bernama - Saturday, August 27, 2016 - 20:48

SINGAPORE: A Malaysian woman is believed to be the first patient infected by locally-transmitted Zika virus in Singapore.

People in Pahang still firmly behind Najib says MB Adnan Yaakob

By Bernama - Saturday, August 27, 2016 - 20:14

CAMERON HIGHLANDS: The people in Pahang will continue to support Prime Minister Datuk Seri Najib Tun Razak and his leadership despite various accusations and slanders being hurled at him, said Menteri Besar Datuk Seri Adnan Yaakob.

Four-year-old girl latest Diphtheria case reported in Perak

By Bernama - Saturday, August 27, 2016 - 20:04

KUALA LUMPUR: Another new diphtheria case has been reported in Perak involving a four-year-old girl, said Health director-general Datuk Dr Noor Hisham Abdullah.

Low visibility in Melaka and West Johor expected until Monday

By Bernama - Saturday, August 27, 2016 - 19:45

KUALA LUMPUR: The Malaysian Meteorological Department has issued a warning of low visibility, for a range of less than five kilometres in Melaka and west Johor due to continuous haze until this Monday (Aug 29).

Tough future for Parti Pribumi in Johor after "bangsa Johor" issue

By Bernama - Saturday, August 27, 2016 - 19:39

KOTA TINGGI: Parti Pribumi may face a tough future in Johor after one of its founders Tun Dr Mahathir Mohamad played up the ‘Bangsa Johor’ issue, predicted UMNO vice-president Datuk Seri Hishammuddin Hussein.

MASwings aircraft skidded off runaway in Marudi

By EKHWAN HAQUE FAZLUL HAQUE - Saturday, August 27, 2016 - 19:31

MARUDI: A twin-otter aircraft operated by MASwings Sdn Bhd skidded off the runaway upon landing at the Marudi Airport here today.

Rahman Dahlan: DAP-led government not the best option for Penang

By Bernama - Saturday, August 27, 2016 - 19:24

PERMATANG PAUH: The DAP-led government is seemingly not the best administration for Penang, a federal minister said today, pointing out what he claimed was its failure to resolve issues over the last eight years of its rule.

Home Ministry not stopping anyone from holding rallies - Nur Jazlan

By Bernama - Saturday, August 27, 2016 - 19:12

KUALA LUMPUR: Deputy Home Minister Datuk Nur Jazlan Mohamed said the ministry is not against anyone, including students, from holding a rally.

Sports equipment icon Tan Sri G. S. Gill dies at age 92

By TASNIM LOKMAN - Saturday, August 27, 2016 - 19:08

KUALA LUMPUR: Local sports equipment icon Tan Sri G. S. Gill has died at the age of 92 this morning.

Take care of your political base and Umno will stay strong, Najib tells party leaders

By Nik Imran Abdullah - Saturday, August 27, 2016 - 18:29

KUANTAN: Umno will remain strong in the years to come if its leaders safeguard their political base effectively, party president Datuk Seri Najib Razak said.

Don't be too over confident with Parti Pribumi, warns Shahrir

By Ahmad Fairuz Othman - Saturday, August 27, 2016 - 18:13

JOHOR BARU: Tan Sri Shahrir Samad has warned that Umno must not be too over confident in facing the newly-registered Parti Pribumi Bersatu Malaysia (Parti Pribumi) in the upcoming general election.

First day rehearsal of National Day celebration leaves tourists in awe

By Bernama - Saturday, August 27, 2016 - 18:08

KUALA LUMPUR: The first day of the National Day rehearsal not only caught the attention of the locals but it also wowed the tourists here.

National parks will be gazetted as non-smoking areas by year-end

By Bernama - Saturday, August 27, 2016 - 18:04

BALIK PULAU: The health ministry will gazette all national parks nationwide to be smoke-free zones by year-end.

Tangkap MO1 rally: Scuffle breaks out between PKR Youth member and activists

By AMIN MOKHTAR and FERNANDO FONG - Saturday, August 27, 2016 - 17:32

KUALA LUMPUR: Despite promising a peaceful rally, a scuffle broke out between participants of the 'Tangkap MO1' rally today.

Police to review photos, videos of Tangkap MO1 rally

By NST TEAM - Saturday, August 27, 2016 - 17:16

KUALA LUMPUR: Police will review photos and videos taken during the "Tangkap Malaysian Official 1" rally before proceeding with the next course of action.

Tangkap MO1 rally in Kota Kinabalu ends after 10-minute speech

By AVILA GERALDINE - Saturday, August 27, 2016 - 16:55

KOTA KINABALU: A group of students marched through the city centre here, calling authorities to act against “Malaysian Official 1” in relation to the 1Malaysia Development Bhd (1MDB) issue.

Tangkap MO1 rally-goers annoyed over buses, vehicles passing through

By FERNANDO FONG and WAN MUHAMMAD AMIN MOKHTAR - Saturday, August 27, 2016 - 16:46

KUALA LUMPUR: The 'Tangkap MO1' rally was temporarily disrupted when buses and other vehicles had to cut through rally-goers in front of Dataran Merdeka.

70 students down with food poisoning after 'egg curry' meal

By Seri Nor Nadiah Koris - Saturday, August 27, 2016 - 16:22

IPOH: Seventy students of Sekolah Menengah Poi La (Suwa) in Lahat suffered food poisoning after having a meal at the hostel's canteen on Thursday.