Four immigrants drown as boat ferrying Indonesians capsize in Kota Tinggi

By Halim Said - Sunday, 24 July 2016.

JOHOR BARU: Four people drowned while 33 others survived when a boat ferrying a group of Indonesians capsized off Pantai Batu Layar, Kota Tinggi at 11pm last night.


Girl, 15, among those detained by Immigration in Johor flesh trade crackdown

By Halim Said - Sunday, July 24, 2016 - 12:31

BATU PAHAT: Two nightclubs in Yong Peng and a reflexology centre in Kluang were raided early today for employing illegal immigrants as workers.

Birthday wishes pour in for PM Najib on social media

By AMIN MOKHTAR - Sunday, July 24, 2016 - 11:27

KUALA LUMPUR: Netizens from throughout the nation took to social media to wish Prime Minister Datuk Seri Najib Razak a happy birthday today.

Predators in cyberspace

Sunday, July 24, 2016 - 11:10

DANGEROUS LIAISONS: With paedophiles on the prowl online, the Malaysian Communications and Multimedia Commission’s ‘Klik Dengan Bijak’ advocacy and outreach division senior director, Eneng Faridah Iskandar, tells June Moh how groomers operate

Expert calls for water birth to be included in medical curriculum

Sunday, July 24, 2016 - 11:05

SHOULD the Health Ministry decide to allow water births at hospitals and clinics, it must ensure that doctors and midwives are adequately trained, says a medical expert.  

'It's an empowering experience'

Sunday, July 24, 2016 - 11:02

MOTHERS who have undergone water birth describe it as one of the best delivery options as it is calm and does not involve drugs.

Is water birth a boon or bane?

By THARANYA ARUMUGAM - Sunday, July 24, 2016 - 11:02

MORE women are opting for water birth over traditional delivery methods as they believe that it is a more relaxed and less painful experience that promotes a midwife-led model of care.

'Bomb meant for Klang Valley attack'

By Hariz Mohd - Sunday, July 24, 2016 - 11:01

KUALA LUMPUR: The home-made bomb seized by anti-terrorist police on Tuesday following a nationwide swoop on suspected Islamic State militants was strong enough to completely destroy a vehicle.

'No Malaysians affected in shooting'

Sunday, July 24, 2016 - 11:01

PUTRAJAYA: No Malaysians were affected in the shooting incident at the Olympia Einkaufzentrum shopping mall in Munich, Germany, on Friday.

It was madness, says Malaysian

By JUNE MOH - Sunday, July 24, 2016 - 11:00

IT was the most terrifying episode of their lives. A vacationing Malaysian family was having dinner at a restaurant in Munich, Germany, on Friday when they saw a most unsettling scene in the street outside.

Pahang registers 1,441 dengue cases with six deaths

By NST - Sunday, July 24, 2016 - 10:54

KUANTAN: Pahang recorded a total of 1,441 dengue cases with six deaths as of July 21, said State Health Department director Datuk Dr Zainal Ariffin Omar.

Chui Kah Peng, wife of ex-Penang CM, dies at 65

Sunday, July 24, 2016 - 10:48

Chui Kah Peng, wife of ex-Penang CM, dies at 65

Najib celebrates 63rd birthday with friends and family

By NST ONLINE - Sunday, July 24, 2016 - 09:54

KUALA LUMPUR: Prime Minister Datuk Seri Najib Razak celebrated his 63rd birthday yesterday in low-key fashion, accompanied by friends and family.

Indian national suffers burns trying to battle temple blaze

By ZAHRATULHAYAT MAT ARIF - Sunday, July 24, 2016 - 01:00

KUALA LUMPUR: An Indian national suffered burn on his hands in his attempt to put out a blaze at a Hindu temple in Jinjang Selatan Tambahan last night.

'One last swim' proves fatal for teen, who drowns at Selayang waterfalls

By ZAHRATULHAYAT MAT ARIF - Saturday, July 23, 2016 - 23:54

KUALA LUMPUR: A teenager who went picnicking with her friends drowned at the Hutan Lipur Bukit Lagong waterfalls in Selayang this evening.

Ustaz collapses and dies while delivering sermon in Dungun mosque

By ADRIAN DAVID - Saturday, July 23, 2016 - 23:39

DUNGUN: An ustaz, who was delivering a sermon after Maghrib prayers, collapsed and died at the Masjid Tengku Ampuan Intan Zaharah, on Friday.

KJ tells Sukma athletes to aim high and prepare for global stage

By Adib Povera and Esther Landau - Saturday, July 23, 2016 - 23:32

KUCHING: Athletes competing in the ongoing 18th edition of the Malaysia Games (Sukma) have been told to continue to aim high and gain experience to prepare themselves for the global stage.

Kalabakan MP admitted to hospital due to food poisoning

By Bernama - Saturday, July 23, 2016 - 22:14

TAWAU: The public have been urged to not speculate on the health condition of Kalabakan Member of Parliament, Datuk Seri Abdul Ghapur Salleh that has been made viral through the social media.

Opposition's call for Najib to resign is hypocrisy

By Bernama - Saturday, July 23, 2016 - 21:55

KUALA LUMPUR: The move by the opposition calling on Datuk Seri Najib Tun Razak to go on leave or to step down demonstrates its hypocrisy.

Malaysia views US DOJ complaint seriously - Zahid Hamidi

By Bernama - Saturday, July 23, 2016 - 21:10

KUALA LUMPUR: Deputy Prime Minister Datuk Seri Dr Ahmad Zahid Hamidi said the government viewed seriously the filing of civil forfeiture complaint by the United States Department of Justice (DOJ) with regard to 1Malaysia Development Berhad (1MDB).

Najib pledges to continue helping Indian community

By ADRIAN LAI - Saturday, July 23, 2016 - 20:47

KUALA LUMPUR: Prime Minister Datuk Seri Najib Razak has pledged to continue helping the Indian community and to develop the country on an inclusive basis.

Teen drowns during outing to Sungai Sendat waterfalls

By ZAHRATULHAYAT MAT ARIF - Saturday, July 23, 2016 - 20:33

HULU SELANGOR: A picnic at the Sungai Sendat waterfalls in Hulu Yam Bahru for a group of friends turned tragic when one of them drowned this afternoon.

Allegation of train driver sleeping on the job not true, says Rapid KL

By Bernama - Saturday, July 23, 2016 - 20:12

KUALA LUMPUR: Rapid KL today denied an allegation that a train captain of the Ampang-Sri Petaling LRT was spotted sleeping on the job.

Pas to field candidates if Penang state election is held

By Bernama - Saturday, July 23, 2016 - 19:36

ALOR SETAR: PAS will field its candidates in each state legislative assembly seat, should there be a snap election in Penang.

60 wild elephants detected along Gerik-Jeli highway

By Bernama - Saturday, July 23, 2016 - 19:05

GERIK: Users of the East-West Highway from Gerik-Jeli may at times be faced with a panic situation when they come across wild elephants roaming, and a large number of them crossing the highway.

Practice tolerance and patience during haj, advises Sultan Nazrin

By Sylvia Looi - Saturday, July 23, 2016 - 18:47

KUALA KANGSAR: Sultan of Perak Sultan Nazrin Muizzuddin Shah has urged pilgrims performing their haj to practice tolerance and patience.

'Expand search to Broken Ridge region': MH370 could be slightly north of current search area, says expert

By Veena Babulal - Saturday, July 23, 2016 - 18:26

KUALA LUMPUR: The search area for missing Malaysia Airlines Flight MH370 should be expanded to the Broken Ridge region, slightly north of the existing search area.

Red Shirts vow to assemble 300,000 people in counter -protest

By Hariz Mohd - Saturday, July 23, 2016 - 18:14

KUALA LUMPUR: The so-called Red Shirt group aims to rally 300,000 people in the city centre to counter street protest calling for Prime Minister Datuk Seri Najib Razak's resignation.

120 illegal immigrants rounded up near Central Market

By FAISAL ASYRAF - Saturday, July 23, 2016 - 17:21

KUALA LUMPUR: City police today nabbed around 120 illegal immigrants in a special operation around the Central Market area.

Night out for eight bikers turn deadly after two die in crash

By Zarina Abdullah - Saturday, July 23, 2016 - 16:36

MARANG: Two motorcyclists were killed instantly while six others were hospitalised when their motorcycles collided with each other near Kampung Kampung Rhu Kubur, here on Friday night.

Decision on Penang snap polls on Monday?

By Audrey Dermawan - Saturday, July 23, 2016 - 16:29

GEORGE TOWN: Pakatan Harapan may announce on Monday whether a consensus has been reached to call for snap polls for Penang.