Special committee set up to investigate deadly Eimarace crash

By T. N. ALAGESH AND NOR AIN MOHAMED RADHI - Monday, 26 September 2016.

KUANTAN: The Higher Education Ministry has set up a special committee to investigate the deadly buggy crash at the Eimarace yesterday.


Police complete probe into fatal accident involving schoolboy and lorry

By NABILAH HAMUDIN - Monday, September 26, 2016 - 18:28

BAGAN SERAI: Police have completed their investigation into an incident where a Year Four pupil was killed after being hit by a lorry in front of his school here on last week.

Offer for Rela officers to control traffic near schools gets green light

By LAILI ISMAIL - Monday, September 26, 2016 - 18:08

KUALA LUMPUR: The People’s Volunteer Corps (Rela)’s offer to conduct traffic control services near school compounds has been given the thumbs up by the Education Ministry.

Four Sukma athletes test positive for banned substances

By Fadhli Ishak - Monday, September 26, 2016 - 17:47

KUALA LUMPUR: The National Anti-Doping Agency of Malaysia (Adamas) today confirmed that four athletes who had competed in the Sarawak Malaysia Games in July, tested positive for banned substances.

Four fishing boats seized, 14 men detained in Ops Gelora Khas

By Rizalman Hammim - Monday, September 26, 2016 - 17:30

JOHOR BARU: Region 2 marine police here seized four fishing boats and detained their 14 crew members for violating the conditions of their licenses under the Fisheries Act 1985 in the waters off Pengerang and Batu Pahat yesterday.

Court strikes out taxi drivers' lawsuit seeking ban on Uber, GrabCar

By KHAIRAH N.KARIM - Monday, September 26, 2016 - 17:17

KUALA LUMPUR: The High Court today struck out a lawsuit by 102 taxi drivers who had sought to force the Land Public Transport Commission (SPAD) to ban ride-hailing services Uber, GrabCar and Blacklane.

Ministries to identify schools within high-risk accident areas

By HASHINI KAVISHTRI KANNAN - Monday, September 26, 2016 - 16:52

PUTRAJAYA: The Education Ministry will meet with the Home Ministry, People’s Volunteer Corps (Rela) and the police as soon as possible to discuss measures to reduce road accidents involving school students.

Man and his two kids found murdered in Segambut apartment

By Hariz Mohd - Monday, September 26, 2016 - 16:44

KUALA LUMPUR: A father and his two children were found dead in their rented apartment unit in Taman Sri Sinar, Segambut about noon today.

DAP's Teh dares Guan Eng to implement term limit reform

By Audrey Dermawan - Monday, September 26, 2016 - 16:21

GEORGE TOWN: DAP's Tanjung Bungah assemblyman Teh Yee Cheu has reiterated his call for the state leadership to take the lead in limiting the chief ministership tenure to two terms.

Suspected arsonist sets fire to BMW of JB Umno division vice-chief

By Halim Said - Monday, September 26, 2016 - 15:53

JOHOR BAHRU: A BMW 525i car belonging to Johor Baru Umno division vice-chief Datuk Yahya Jaafar was destroyed in a fire at his home today, believed to be the result of arson.

Man charged with forced labour of 10 Indonesian women

By EMBUN MAJID - Monday, September 26, 2016 - 15:50

ALOR STAR: A 35 year-old man claims trial to 10 counts of exploiting 10 Indonesian women, who were made to work in a motel, at a Sessions court here this morning.

Indian & Pakistani nationals charged with killing TV exec

By Shanti Gunaratnam - Monday, September 26, 2016 - 15:45

KUALA LUMPUR : Two foreign nationals were today charged in the magistrate's court with the murder of an online television executive.

Dealer transporting heroin nabbed after high-speed car chase

By TEOH PEI YING - Monday, September 26, 2016 - 15:40

SEREMBAN: A drug dealer transporting heroin and meth worth RM180,000 in his car was arrested following a high-speed chase by the Highway Patrol Unit at Km253 of the North-South Expressway yesterday morning.

Eight year-old killed, mother seriously hurt, in motorcycle mishap

By Nur Aqidah Azizi - Monday, September 26, 2016 - 15:31

SEREMBAN: An eight year-old girl was killed when the motorcycle she was riding on with her mother was hit by a car at Jalan Persiaran Senawang 1 here last night.

PM Najib, Harakah fail to settle 1MDB defamation suit

By HIDIR REDUAN - Monday, September 26, 2016 - 15:21

PUTRAJAYA: Prime Minister Datuk Seri Najib Razak and Pas' online mouthpiece Harakahdaily failed to settle a defamation suit over an online article on the 1Malaysia Development Bhd(1MDB) issue.

Scammers use Tony Fernandes' image to dupe victims in Facebook ads

By NST ONLINE - Monday, September 26, 2016 - 15:11

KUALA LUMPUR: If you’ve come across an advertisement on Facebook featuring AirAsia Group CEO Tan Sri Tony Fernandes urging you to discover his ‘secret’ to success, stop right there.

Get comfy on Malaysia's longest sofa in Ipoh

By NABILAH HAMUDIN - Monday, September 26, 2016 - 14:52

IPOH: Members of the public will have an opportunity to get comfy on Malaysia’s longest sofa when it goes on display at the Aeon Klebang shopping complex here from today to Sunday.

Five face death penalty for kidnapping nine foreign workers

By EMBUN MAJID - Monday, September 26, 2016 - 14:16

ALOR STAR: Five men including a Bangladeshi and two Myanmar nationals were charged at the magistrate’s court here today with kidnapping nine foreign workers.

RTD enforcement officers charged with accepting RM100 bribe

By EMBUN MAJID - Monday, September 26, 2016 - 13:58

ALOR STAR: Two Road Transport Department (RTD) enforcement personnel claimed trial at a Sessions court here to receiving a bribe of RM100 from a lorry driver on Sept 23.

67 taxi touts busted at KLIA and klia2 this year, some earning RM12,000 monthly

By HASHINI KAVISHTRI KANNAN - Monday, September 26, 2016 - 13:52

SEPANG: The Selangor Road Transport Department (RTD) arrested 67 illegal taxi touts at the Kuala Lumpur International Airport (KLIA) and klia2 from Jan to Sept 24 this year.

Time to go all out to protect Sabah's eastern border, says Masidi

By Kristy Inus - Monday, September 26, 2016 - 13:05

KOTA KINABALU: It is time for action and to use the full force of the law to protect Sabah’s borders in light of the precarious security situation along the east coast.

Armed Forces personnel suspected of IS ties comprise just 1pct of militants detected

By Hariz Mohd - Monday, September 26, 2016 - 12:54

KUALA LUMPUR: Armed Forces personnel suspected to be involved with Islamic State (IS) make up just one per cent of militants detected by authorities so far.

Public urged to assist in helping secure Sabah border

By OLIVIA MIWIL - Monday, September 26, 2016 - 12:40

SANDAKAN: Community leaders and the public here are urged to join voluntary bodies to help security forces tackle crimes, especially at the borders.

No deadline extension for taxpayers' penalty reduction programme

By Roshidi Abu Samah - Monday, September 26, 2016 - 12:22

MALACCA: The taxpayers’ penalty reduction programme, which ends on Dec 15 this year, will not be extended.

Water supply trickling back to areas affected by Sg Semenyih plant shutdown

By SITI NURSURAYA ALI - Monday, September 26, 2016 - 12:11

KUALA LUMPUR: Water supply to areas affected by the Sg Semenyih Water Treatment Plant shutdown is being restored in stages.

Burnt body of foreign murder victim discovered near beach

By DAWN CHAN - Monday, September 26, 2016 - 11:50

KUALA LANGAT: The burnt body of a suspected murder victim was discovered by passers-by near Pantai Kelanang here late last night.

'Malaysia showing impressive growth'

By A jalil hamid and Bilqis Bahari - Monday, September 26, 2016 - 11:02

KUALA LUMPUR: American industrial giant General Electric Co (GE) is impressed with Malaysia growing its economy at four per cent despite the global economic turbulence.

Malaysia Fest 2016 at London's Trafalgar Square a great success

By ZAHARAH OTHMAN - Monday, September 26, 2016 - 11:02

LONDON: The rebranding of Malaysia Night at Trafalgar Square here this year and its morphing into Malaysia Fest 2016, introducing more than just food and culture at London’s iconic square, was a great success aided by what must have been the last of the good weather this season.

Stigma still hangs over mental illness in Msia

Monday, September 26, 2016 - 11:02

KUALA LUMPUR: Malaysians need to tackle mental health issues head on and overcome the stigma that is attached to the illness.

Studies show Indian women in high-risk group

Monday, September 26, 2016 - 11:01

KUALA LUMPUR: Indian women are more prone to anxiety and depression, as observed in several mental health studies.

One in three Msian adults struggling with mental health issues

By THARANYA ARUMUGAM - Monday, September 26, 2016 - 11:01

KUALA LUMPUR: One in every three adults in the country is grappling with mental health issues, whether they realise it or not.