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MH17: US reaffirms commitment to work with JIT [VIDEO]

By Bernama - Thursday, 29 September 2016.

KUALA LUMPUR: The United States today reaffirmed its commitment that it will continue to work with the Joint Investigation Team investigating the downing of Malaysia Airlines flight MH17.

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Terengganu fishermen net RM20 million in state aid

By ADRIAN DAVID - Thursday, September 29, 2016 - 15:39

KUALA NERUS: Terengganu’s 6,000 fishermen have been provided with aid of over RM20 million this year to improve their safety and livelihood.

Buggy crash: Police deny three drivers remanded

By Bernama - Thursday, September 29, 2016 - 15:37

KUANTAN: Police have brushed off talks in the social media that the three go-kart drivers who allegedly caused the death of two spectators at Educational Innovation of Motorsports and Automotive Race (EIMARace) 2016, are being remanded.

Bukit Merah Laketown Resort pledges full cooperation in rotavirus investigation

By NABILAH HAMUDIN - Thursday, September 29, 2016 - 15:27

BUKIT MERAH: The Bukit Merah Laketown Resort (BMLR) management has pledged their full cooperation to the authorities to investigate the source of the rotavirus infection which affected several visitors to its water park recently.

One killed, another injured in 3-vehicle accident in Kuala Terengganu

By Zarina Abdullah - Thursday, September 29, 2016 - 15:21

KUALA TERENGGANU: One man was killed and another seriously injured in a 3-vehicle collision near a junction at Kampung Pengkalan Atap, Batu Rakit here yesterday.

Fired manager, employee, charged with making false claims

By Esther Landau - Thursday, September 29, 2016 - 15:13

PETRA JAYA: A former manager and an ex-employee of a palm oil plantation company were charged at the Special Court for Corruption for making false claims amounting to RM7,500 earlier this year.

Man charged with insulting IGP in Facebook postings

By Shanti Gunaratnam - Thursday, September 29, 2016 - 15:05

KUALA LUMPUR: An unemployed man today claimed trial in the Sessions Cyber Court for insulting Inspector-General of Police Tan Sri Khalid Abu Bakar in his Facebook postings.

Viral messages on GE14 voter registration are hoaxes, says EC

By Azura Abas - Thursday, September 29, 2016 - 14:56

PUTRAJAYA: The Election Commission (EC) has debunked two viral messages claiming that the deadline for voter registration is Sept 30 (tomorrow), and that it can be conducted via Whatsapp.

National Fatwa Council undecided on pregnancy termination for Zika patients

By HASHINI KAVISHTRI KANNAN - Thursday, September 29, 2016 - 14:43

PUTRAJAYA: The Health Ministry will carry on with its current scientific management of the Zika virus outbreak until the National Fatwa Council reaches its decision on the issue of infected pregnant women.

Bukit Merah waterpark ordered closed, 9 rotavirus cases reported [VIDEO]

By HASHINI KAVISHTRI KANNAN - Thursday, September 29, 2016 - 14:08

PUTRAJAYA: The Perak State Health Department has ordered the temporary closure of Taman Bukit Merah Lake Town after nine cases of rotavirus infection traced to the recreational park were reported.

31 year-old man accused of raping girl surrenders to police

By NABILAH HAMUDIN - Thursday, September 29, 2016 - 13:44

KAMPAR: A 31 year-old man alleged to have raped a 16 year-old acquaintance earlier this month is being remanded for seven days.

Former elected reps shouldn't interfere with successors, says Zahid

By Nuradzimmah Daim - Thursday, September 29, 2016 - 13:24

KUALA LUMPUR: Former elected representatives can and should play a large role in educating young voters on matters of history and politics, said newly-appointed Barisan Nasional deputy chairman Datuk Seri Dr Ahmad Zahid Hamidi.

Opposition can continue dreaming of GE14 win, says Adnan

By FAZLEENA AZIZ - Thursday, September 29, 2016 - 13:19

PUTRAJAYA: The Opposition can continue to dream about winning the 14th General Elections, said Barisan Nasional (BN) secretary-general Datuk Seri Tengku Adnan Tengku Mansor.

Selangor water woes still unresolved, investigation ongoing

By SITI NURSURAYA ALI - Thursday, September 29, 2016 - 13:04

KUALA LUMPUR: Investigations are still underway on the source of raw pollution at the Sg Semenyih water treatment plant.

Three students injured in school lab mercury spill

By OLIVIA MIWIL - Thursday, September 29, 2016 - 12:41

LABUAN: Three students from Sekolah Menengah Sains here were hospitalised following a mercury spill at the school's laboratory this morning.

Two charged over brutal mother-daughter murder in JB

By Chuah Bee Kim - Thursday, September 29, 2016 - 12:30

JOHOR BARU: Two men were charged at the Magistrates’ court here over last week’s brutal murder of a 56 year-old woman and her 17 year-old daughter.

Health ministry teams with NGOs to tackle spiralling mental health crisis

By OLIVIA MIWIL - Thursday, September 29, 2016 - 11:43

KOTA KINABALU: The Health Ministry will work with non-governmental organisations (NGOs) in addressing mental health issues among Malaysians.

Rahman: "Tun Mahathir bitter, vindictive old man"

By Azura Abas - Thursday, September 29, 2016 - 11:39

PUTRAJAYA: Barisan Nasional Strategic Communications director Datuk Rahman Dahlan admonished Tun Dr Mahathir Mohamad today for his remark comparing Prime Minister Datuk Seri Najib Razak and those in government to Nazis.

Flash floods bring misery to George Town

By PHUAH KEN LIN - Thursday, September 29, 2016 - 11:25

GEORGE TOWN: Heavy intermittent rainfall triggered flash floods in several low-lying areas here today.

Sabah builds reputation as medical hub for respiratory diseases

By OLIVIA MIWIL - Thursday, September 29, 2016 - 11:07

KOTA KINABALU: Sabah has been recognised as one of the region’s hubs in treating respiratory diseases, with advanced medical technology and trained, world-class experts.

Three female directors accused of GST evasion face similar charge over 2nd company

By Audrey Dermawan - Thursday, September 29, 2016 - 10:46

GEORGE TOWN: A motorcycle components parts company and three of its female directors were charged in the Sessions Court here this morning with 18 counts of non-declaration of their Goods and Services Tax (GST) over an eight-month period.

Police bust online cockfighting ring in Kuching

By Goh Pei Pei - Thursday, September 29, 2016 - 10:36

KUCHING: Three Chinese women and ten local men were nabbed for their involvement in a suspected online cockfighting ring at RH Commercial Centre, Lorong Lapangan Terbang here.

MH17: Malaysia remains single-minded to prosecute those responsible

By Bernama - Thursday, September 29, 2016 - 10:20

PUTRAJAYA: Malaysia remains single-minded in its pursuit to prosecute those who are responsible for the downing of Malaysia Airlines flight MH17 through appropriate effective prosecution mechanism, said Transport Minister Datuk Seri Liow Tiong Lai.

Malaysia calls for improved safety in global civil aviation

By Bernama - Thursday, September 29, 2016 - 09:59

KUALA LUMPUR: Malaysia has reiterated its appeal for countries to enhance standards and strengthen international cooperation to improve safety and security in global civil aviation.

33-door longhouse near Bintulu goes up in smoke

By Goh Pei Pei - Thursday, September 29, 2016 - 09:07

BINTULU: A 33-door longhouse was completely destroyed in a fire near here last night.

Elderly woman slashed during robbery at home

By Bernama - Thursday, September 29, 2016 - 08:59

KEPALA BATAS: An elderly woman suffered serious injury to the head after a robber slashed her with a parang during a robbery at her house in Kota Aur, Penaga, near here, yesterday.

Stop playing blame game, Adnan tells Eimarace organisers

By NOR AIN MOHAMED RADHI - Thursday, September 29, 2016 - 08:54

KUANTAN: The Pahang state government has called for parties involved in the deadly buggy race crash on Sunday to stop playing the blame game.

Teen dies, friends injured when car smashes into pillar at Jalan Loke Yew

By HANI SHAMIRA SHAHRUDIN - Thursday, September 29, 2016 - 00:27

KUALA LUMPUR: A teenager was killed while two of his friends were injured when their car crashed into a pillar at Jalan Loke Yew here today.

Zahid: Esscom info could be leaked out to enemies

By FAZLEENA AZIZ and FAIRUZ MOHD SHAHAR - Wednesday, September 28, 2016 - 23:47

PUTRAJAYA: The government is not ruling out the possibility that information from officers and agencies under the Eastern Sabah Security Command (Esscom) are being channelled to the enemies.

I did not commit to any date on election: Najib

By Bernama - Wednesday, September 28, 2016 - 23:42

WISMAR (Germany): Prime Minister Datuk Seri Najib Tun Razak today clarified a misreporting by a wire news agency on his comments on calling an election.

Police capture main suspect behind teen girl's abduction in Cheras

By HANI SHAMIRA SHAHRUDIN - Wednesday, September 28, 2016 - 23:09

KUALA LUMPUR: Police have arrested the main suspect behind the abduction a 15-year-old girl at Bandar Tun Hussein Onn, Cheras last Thursday.