TN50: Youth voice hopes, fears on education, unity, meritocracy [VIDEO]

By NST TEAM - Thursday, 19 January 2017.

KUALA LUMPUR: Prime Minister Datuk Seri Najib Razak, in a casual setting, listened to the aspirations of youth leaders on various topics at the National Transformation (TN50) town hall session today.


Sungai Kedah overflows after heavy rains, village flooded

By BALVIN KAUR - Saturday, January 21, 2017 - 10:36

SIMPANG AMPAT: Continuous heavy rain caused Sungai Kedah to overflow and partially inundate a village here, forcing the evacuation of eight families.

Kelantan submerged once more following three days of rain

By Kalbana Perimbanayagam - Saturday, January 21, 2017 - 10:32

KOTA BARU: More flood relief centres have been opened following three days of continuous heavy rain in parts of Kelantan.

Sandakan woman falls for online scam, loses RM2,850

By Awang Ali Omar - Saturday, January 21, 2017 - 10:08

SANDAKAN: A woman in her 30s has fallen victim to an online scam and lost RM2,850.

T'ganu floods take turn for worse, 1,432 evacuated

By Zarina Abdullah - Saturday, January 21, 2017 - 09:59

KUALA TERENGGANU: The flood situation in Terengganu's two worst-affected districts worsened early today, with the number of evacuees rising to 1,432 people from 390 families, compared to 512 from 127 families last night.

Sipadan divers spot orcas in Malaysian waters, awestruck by encounter [VIDEO]

By AVILA GERALDINE - Saturday, January 21, 2017 - 08:40

KOTA KINABALU: In what was supposed to be another typical fun dive, a group of 14 divers were treated to an experience of a lifetime when they spotted a pod of orcas in the tropical waters off the east coast of Sabah.

New Straits Times Press bag four awards at PKNS media night

By C. Premananthini - Saturday, January 21, 2017 - 00:18

SHAH ALAM: The New Straits Times Press (NSTP) bagged four awards in the Selangor State Development Corporation (PKNS) media night, today.

Terengganu floods: Almost 200 people evacuated in Besut, Setiu

By Zarina Abdullah - Saturday, January 21, 2017 - 00:02

KUALA TERENGGANU: The flood situation in Terengganu took a turn for the worse tonight as the number of evacuees rose in the Besut and Setiu districts.

Nur Jazlan proposes sexual offenders registry setup for Malaysia

By Rizalman Hammim - Friday, January 20, 2017 - 23:38

JOHOR BARU: Deputy Home Minister Nur Jazlan Mohamed today called for the implementation of a sexual offenders registry, which will enable Malaysians to know if such offenders are residing in their neighbourhoods.

37 moved to relief centre after flood hits Kuala Terengganu, Kota Baru

By ZARINA ABDULLAH and SULAIMAN JAAFAR - Friday, January 20, 2017 - 23:00

KUALA TERENGGANU: Ten people from two families from Taman Perumahan RAKR in Kampung Laklok, Jertih, become the first batch of people to be moved to a relief centre here when floods inundated their residential area today.

Why is RM60m being wasted on IRDA when flash floods still plague JB, asks minister

By Rizalman Hammim - Friday, January 20, 2017 - 22:56

JOHOR BARU: Deputy Home Minister Datuk Nur Jazlan Mohamed wants the Federal government to review the role of Iskandar Regional Development Authority (IRDA), as flash floods in the city area, which occur every time there is a downpour, has become a bane to business operators and city dwellers here.

Najib hails Visit Pahang Year 2017 as major boost for economy

By HIDIR REDUAN - Friday, January 20, 2017 - 22:34

KUANTAN: Prime Minister Datuk Seri Najib Razak praised the official launch of Visit Pahang Year 2017 here tonight, describing it as a major boost for the economy.

Three-vehicle carnage along East Coast Highway 2 leaves one dead, five injured

By Zarina Abdullah - Friday, January 20, 2017 - 22:08

KEMAMAN: A lorry driver was killed while five others were injured in a three-vehicle crash at the East Coast Highway 2 (LPT2), today.

Zahid: No leak of data, official secrets with arrest of GLC officials in e-passport graft case

By ZAHRATULHAYAT MAT ARIF - Friday, January 20, 2017 - 21:53

HUTAN MELINTANG: The Home Ministry today gave its assurance that any sensitive information pertaining to official secrets would not be leaked following the arrest of two officials of a government-linked company (GLC) dealing in electronic chip-based passports.

Bangi nursery kids alleged abuse: 4 women arrested

By TEOH PEI YING - Friday, January 20, 2017 - 20:48

KAJANG: Police have arrested four women this afternoon in relation to the alleged child abuse case at a nursery in Bangi.

KYP is first campus to offer Level 3 SKM for Orang Asli development

By T.N. Alagesh - Friday, January 20, 2017 - 19:48

KUANTAN: Kolej Yayasan Pahang (KYP) became the first campus in the country to offer Level 3 Malaysian Skills Certificate (SKM) courses for Orang Asli development.

Opposition's malicious rumours trigger withdrawal of RM500mil from Tabung Haji

By Nuradzimmah Daim - Friday, January 20, 2017 - 19:43

BAGAN DATUK: Some RM500 million in savings has been withdrawn from Tabung Haji accounts following a malicious slander, which was said to have been making its round since last year.

Pas resolute on Dataran Merdeka as venue for 'Himpunan RUU355'

By ARFA YUNUS - Friday, January 20, 2017 - 19:29

KUALA LUMPUR: Pas will push for its upcoming “Himpunan RUU355” to be held at Dataran Merdeka, even though its request for a permit was rejected by the Kuala Lumpur City Hall (DBKL), said Pas deputy president Datuk Tuan Ibrahim Tuan Man.

Zahid: Be socially responsible, pay your PTPTN loans

By ZAHRATULHAYAT MAT ARIF - Friday, January 20, 2017 - 19:00

HUTAN MELINTANG: Deputy Prime Minister Datuk Seri Dr Ahmad Zahid Hamidi has advised National Higher Education Fund (PTPTN) defaulters to be more socially responsible.

M'sian man drives over 2,500km to 'take back' 3mil Baht from ex-wife in Thailand

By Bernama - Friday, January 20, 2017 - 18:27

BANGKOK: A Malaysian man drove more than 2,500km from Malaysia to Si Chomphu, Khon Kaen in northeastern Thailand to find his former Thai-wife whom he suspected had cheated him 3 million Baht (about RM380,000) over a proposed business venture.

RM12 million bail for Sabah Water Dept head, wife, reduced by half

By AVILA GERALDINE AND KRISTY INUS - Friday, January 20, 2017 - 18:08

KOTA KINABALU: The High Court here today reduced by half the combined bail of RM12 million for the former Sabah Water Department director and his wife, who were charged with money laundering last month.

Couple who harassed MBSA officer over parking ticket now 'parked' in jail for five months

By Bernama - Friday, January 20, 2017 - 17:41

SHAH ALAM: The High Court here today increased from 14 days to five months the jail sentence on a married couple who was convicted of harassing a female Shah Alam City Council (MBSA) enforcement personnel on duty in November last year.

Rosmah visits flood evacuees at T'ganu relief centre

By ROSLI ZAKARIA and ADRIAN DAVID - Friday, January 20, 2017 - 17:29

SETIU: The Prime Minister’s wife, Datin Seri Rosmah Mansor, spared time from her busy schedule to visit with flood victims at a school-cum relief centre here.

Police investigating former MACC director for alleged abuse of power

By HANI SHAMIRA SHAHRUDIN - Friday, January 20, 2017 - 17:13

PETALING JAYA: The Inspector-General of Police Tan Sri Khalid Abu Bakar today confirmed that a police report was lodged against former special operations director of the Malaysian Anti-Corruption Commission (MACC) Datuk Bahri Mohd Zin, alleging that he abused his power while in office.

Appeal Court strikes out student activists' bid to declare Peaceful Assembly Act

By KHAIRAH N. KARIM - Friday, January 20, 2017 - 16:58

PUTRAJAYA: The Court of Appeal today struck out former student activists Adam Adli Abdul Halim and three others’ appeal on a constitutional challenge over their charge for participating in an assembly at a ‘prohibited area’.

University student killed, man injured in motorcycle-car collision in T'ganu

By Zarina Abdullah - Friday, January 20, 2017 - 16:46

MARANG: A 21-year-old motorcyclist was killed when his vehicle rear-ended a car near Kampung Kelulut here yesterday.

Cook sent to the gallows for murdering wife after 3 years

By RAHMAT KHAIRULRIJAL - Friday, January 20, 2017 - 16:43

KUALA LUMPUR: The long awaited justice sought by Nurhidayah A Ghani’s family has finally ended when the High Court here today sentenced her husband to the gallows.

Drop in number of Sabah flood evacuees as waters recede

By Kristy Inus - Friday, January 20, 2017 - 16:28

KOTA MARUDU: Nine flood evacuation centres here were officially closed at 1pm today.

Abandoned M'sian fishing boat, towed to Philippines security base, crew still missing

By AVILA GERALDINE - Friday, January 20, 2017 - 16:15

SANDAKAN: The Malaysian registered fishing boat, which was found abandoned in Philippines waters yesterday, has been towed to the Philippines security base at Taganak island.

Kedah has the highest number of diabetes and hypertension cases

By MASRIWANIE MUHAMADING - Friday, January 20, 2017 - 15:58

PADANG TERAP: A study conducted by the Health Ministry in 2015 has shown that Kedah has the highest number of diabetes and hypertension cases compared to other states in the country.

TN50: Zahid to helm dialogue series on religious clusters

By Nuradzimmah Daim - Friday, January 20, 2017 - 15:48

BAGAN DATUK: Prime Minister Datuk Seri Najib Razak had instructed the 2050 National Transformation (TN50) dialogue session on religious cluster to be conducted nationwide to gather feedback in order to draw up the Islamic agenda, said Deputy Prime Minister Datuk Seri Dr Ahmad Zahid Hamidi.