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Setapak shooting: Victim was a money-lender, police probing gang ties

By HANI SHAMIRA - Wednesday, 27 July 2016.

KUALA LUMPUR: Terror struck the city today when two gunmen opened fire upon a car at a traffic light along Jalan Genting Klang, near Setapak Central.

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MH370: JACC reports simulator info doesn't reveal cause of disappearance

By Bernama - Thursday, July 28, 2016 - 01:25

KUALA LUMPUR: Australia’s Joint Agency Coordination Centre (JACC) has offered its take on recent media reports regarding FBI’s probe into the MH370 captain’s home flight simulator.

Setapak shooting: Victim bought new car to avoid being followed, says friend

By Bernama - Wednesday, July 27, 2016 - 23:56

KUALA LUMPUR: The man who was shot dead at the Jalan Taman Ibu Kota/Jalan Genting Klang junction here today had just bought a new car after suspecting that he was being followed, according to his friend.

Next stop, Sri Lanka for MYCorps programme

By Awaina Arbee - Wednesday, July 27, 2016 - 23:44

KUALA LUMPUR: The Youth and Sports Ministry plans to expand its volunteer programme, MyCorps, to Sri Lanka in 2017.

Najib: Government won't base key decisions on populist notions

By Arnaz M Khairul - Wednesday, July 27, 2016 - 23:11

KUALA LUMPUR: The government will not base decisions that affect future generations on populist notions, said Prime Minister Datuk Seri Najib Razak.

One dead, 15 injured in Genting Highlands bus crash

By ZAHRATULHAYAT MAT ARIF - Wednesday, July 27, 2016 - 22:22

KUALA LUMPUR: One person was killed and 15 others injured in a bus accident on the way down from Genting Highlands, Pahang, this evening.

SPAD considers driver card system for Uber, GrabCar drivers

By Bernama - Wednesday, July 27, 2016 - 21:06

MUAR: The Land Public Transport Commission (SPAD) will consider introducing a ‘driver card’ system for Uber and Grabcar drivers to allow them to operate legally, said its chairman Tan Sri Syed Hamid Albar.

DOJ should have listened to 1MDB's side of the story before making announcement

By Bernama - Wednesday, July 27, 2016 - 20:45

PUTRAJAYA: The United States Department of Justice (DOJ) should at least have the courtesy to contact 1Malaysia Development Bhd (1MDB) to listen to their side of the story rather than only based its reports on the online news website (Sarawak Report), said Barisan Nasional (BN) strategic communicati

High Court rules Tony Pua's overseas travel ban is valid

By HIDIR REDUAN - Wednesday, July 27, 2016 - 20:19

KUALA LUMPUR: The Immigration director-general has the power to bar Petaling Jaya Utara MP Tony Pua Kiam Wee from traveling overseas due to criminal investigation.

Unemployed man fined RM2,500 for blackmail

By KHAIRAH N. KARIM - Wednesday, July 27, 2016 - 18:55

KUALA LUMPUR: An unemployed man was fined RM2,500 by the magistrate's court today for blackmailing a project manager on Saturday.

Man shot dead by two gunmen at Setapak traffic lights

By HANI SHAMIRA SHAHRUDIN - Wednesday, July 27, 2016 - 18:01

KUALA LUMPUR: A man was killed when two gunmen opened fire on his car near Setapak Central this evening.

MH370 : No evidence based on 'data-leaked' FBI report

By Bernama - Wednesday, July 27, 2016 - 17:51

PUTRAJAYA: Malaysia does not have any evidence pertaining to the speculation on the involvement of Malaysia Airlines flight MH370 pilot in the murder or suicide attempt, said Transport Minister Datuk Seri Liow Tiong Lai.

Hold emergency state assembly sitting to discuss snap poll, urges Pulau Betong assemblyman

By Bernama - Wednesday, July 27, 2016 - 17:09

BALIK PULAU: Pulau Betong assemblyman Mohd Farid Saad has questioned the silence of fellow Pakatan Harapan assemblymen on the possible snap poll in the state.

SPM candidate by day, drug dealer by night

By Zarina Abdullah - Wednesday, July 27, 2016 - 17:02

KUALA TERENGGANU: A 17-year-old, due to sit for his Siil Pelajaran Malaysia (SPM) examination this year, received a harsh lesson when he was arrested for possessing almost RM200,000 worth of drugs on Monday.

Malaysia's fastest man: Khairul Hafiz Jantan breaks Watson Nyambek's 100m record with 10.18s

By Jugjet Singh - Wednesday, July 27, 2016 - 16:47

KUCHING: Khairul Hafiz Jantan is officially Malaysia’s fastest ever sprinter after winning the Malaysia Games 100m gold medal, obliterating Watson Nyambek's national record in a blistering 10.18 seconds at the Sarawak Stadium, today.

Tony Pua vents on social media, wonders what 'friends' he has

By FERNANDO FONG - Wednesday, July 27, 2016 - 16:09

KUALA LUMPUR: Selangor DAP chairman Tony Pua has taken to social media to vent his frustration against 'friends', seemingly referring to PKR's fresh snub over the proposed snap polls in Penang.

Unemployed man claims trial to kidnapping Thai national

By Shanti Gunaratnam - Wednesday, July 27, 2016 - 16:01

KUALA LUMPUR: An unemployed man today claimed trial at the magistrate's court to kidnapping a Thai national.

Six including teenager arrested for vandalising Kedah football fans' bus [VIDEO]

By PHUAH KEN LIN - Wednesday, July 27, 2016 - 15:12

GEORGE TOWN: Police today arrested six motorists, including a 16-year-old, for allegedly vandalising a bus ferrying Kedah football supporters.

Terengganu keen on mass production of ketum for US, Europe market

By ADRIAN DAVID - Wednesday, July 27, 2016 - 14:58

KUALA TERENGGANU: The increasing demand for ketum in the United States and Europe as a therapeutic herb to treat various diseases, has prompted Terengganu to support its mass production.

Najib: Felda must pool resources to become economic, political powerhouse

By AZURA ABAS and HASHINI KAVISHTRI KANNAN - Wednesday, July 27, 2016 - 14:45

PUTRAJAYA: Felda must pool its resources to become an economic and political powerhouse, urged Prime Minister Datuk Seri Najib Razak.

Indian businessman to hang for trafficking drugs at KLIA [VIDEO]

By C. Premananthini - Wednesday, July 27, 2016 - 14:30

SHAH ALAM: A businessman from India was sentenced to death by the High Court here today, after he was found guilty of trafficking more than 3kg of ketamine at the Kuala Lumpur International Airport, four years ago.

PM Najib wishes Malaysian athletes all the best for Rio Olympics [VIDEO]

By Azura Abas - Wednesday, July 27, 2016 - 13:46

PUTRAJAYA: Prime Minister Datuk Seri Najib Razak today wished the Malaysian Olympic contingent the best of luck for the upcoming 2016 Rio Games next month.

Ketum can be grown commercially If scientific evidence of medicinal benefits proven - Azlan Man

By Bernama - Wednesday, July 27, 2016 - 13:31

ARAU: Ketum trees can be grown commercially if scientifically proven to have medicinal properties and there is high demand for the leaves abroad said Perlis Menteri Besar Datuk Seri Azlan Man.

Not just cash aid: BR1M to undergo upgrade, will feature training programmes

By HASHINI KAVISHTRI KANNAN - Wednesday, July 27, 2016 - 13:30

PUTRAJAYA: The popular 1Malaysia People's Aid (BR1M) programme is set to undergo an upgrade, which will focus on improving the standard of living of aid recipients.

Penang snap polls: Guan Eng to wait for PKR's decision despite last night's snub

By Audrey Dermawan - Wednesday, July 27, 2016 - 13:14

GEORGE TOWN: Despite PKR's fresh snub over the proposed snap polls in Penang, Chief Minister Lim Guan Eng said he would await official word from PKR before deciding on the next course of action.

Depressed businessman jumps to his death from Subang Jaya shopping mall

By NST ONLINE - Wednesday, July 27, 2016 - 12:56

SUBANG JAYA: A man, overcome by depression, is believed to have committed suicide by jumping to his death from the fifth floor of a shopping mall in USJ19 this morning.

Hazmat team deployed after house thermometer breaks, leaking mercury

By HANI SHAMIRA SHAHRUDIN - Wednesday, July 27, 2016 - 12:41

KUALA LUMPUR: The Fire and Rescue Department’s hazardous material (Hazmat) team was deployed to a house in Jalan Dutamas to contain mercury exposure, after a thermometer in the house broke, last night.

Two doctors plead guilty to falsifying medical reports

By Sylvia Looi - Wednesday, July 27, 2016 - 12:34

IPOH: Two doctors from two private clinics today pleaded guilty to falsifying medical reports of applicants taking the Road Transport Department's vocational driving licence, three years ago.

Thirty four years on, army members keep Raya reunion tradition alive

By ADRIAN DAVID - Wednesday, July 27, 2016 - 12:34

KUALA LUMPUR: It has been 34 years and counting, but the Armed Forces short-service commissioned officers of Intake 43/3 are still continuing their tradition of reuniting at each Hari Raya Aidilfitri.

Penang Umno: Guan Eng should step down due to snap polls snub

By Audrey Dermawan - Wednesday, July 27, 2016 - 12:21

GEORGE TOWN: Penang Umno has urged Chief Minister Lim Guan Eng to step down after the PKR snub over DAP's snap polls proposal in the state.

High Court denies Dr M's bid to cross-examine Najib over affidavit

By HIDIR REDUAN - Wednesday, July 27, 2016 - 11:53

KUALA LUMPUR: The High Court has denied a bid by Tun Dr Mahathir Mohamad and two others to cross-examine Datuk Seri Najib Razak over his purportedly contradictory affidavit that supports his application to strike out a lawsuit linked to the 1Malaysia Development Bhd (1MDB) issue.