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Morning traffic flow smooth on major highways, congestion expected in the afternoon - LLM

By Bernama - Friday, 1 July 2016.

KUALA LUMPUR: Traffic flow was reported to be smooth on major highways in the country as at 8am today although the number of vehicles on the roads has started to increase.

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Five charged with smuggling immigrants into Malaysia

By Seri Nor Nadiah Koris - Friday, July 1, 2016 - 11:53

TELUK INTAN: Five men, including four Indonesians, were charged in the Sessions Court here today for the smuggling of immigrants last month.

Court frees Bilqis Hijjas of 'yellow balloons' charge

By Shanti Gunaratnam - Friday, July 1, 2016 - 11:24

KUALA LUMPUR: The magistrate's court today freed dancer, producer and activist Bilqis Hijjas without calling her defence over her 'insulting behaviour' charge, that accused her of releasing yellow balloons to incite anger among citizens at a shopping mall here on Merdeka Day.

Sarawak declares July 8 special holiday for state civil servants

By ADIB POVERA - Friday, July 1, 2016 - 11:10

KUCHING: Sarawak has agreed to give an additional Hari Raya holiday to civil servants in the state on July 8, which falls on next Friday.

Johor govt wants to develop Street of Harmony and Culture

By PEGGY LOH - Friday, July 1, 2016 - 10:42

JOHOR BARU: The Johor government plans to bring together relevant stakeholders to develop a tourism product dubbed the Street of Harmony and Culture in Johor Baru’s heritage quarter.

WSJ has misrepresented Guan Eng's corruption charge, says Salleh Keruak

By NST ONLINE - Friday, July 1, 2016 - 01:08

KUALA LUMPUR: The Wall Street Journal has misrepresented Lim Guan Eng’s arrest and corruption charges by linking it to the 1Malaysia Development Bhd (1MDB) issue, says Communications and Multimedia Minister Datuk Seri Dr Salleh Said Keruak.

Police arrest 646 people in Op Cantas

By Bernama - Friday, July 1, 2016 - 00:56

KUALA LUMPUR: Police arrested a total of 646 people in ‘Op Cantas’ nationwide.

Malaysians STILL using the emergency lane to beat traffic, says RTD

By ZAHRATULHAYAT MAT ARIF - Friday, July 1, 2016 - 00:39

KUALA LUMPUR: Despite numerous cautions, Malaysians are still using the emergency lanes as a route to beat traffic.

Najib, Rosmah attend 'khatam' al-quran and 'iftar' at Seri Perdana

By Bernama - Friday, July 1, 2016 - 00:10

PUTRAJAYA: Prime Minister Datuk Seri Najib Tun Razak and his wife, Datin Seri Rosmah Mansor today attended ‘khatam’ (completion of reading) al-Quran and ‘iftar’ (break of fast) at Seri Perdana, here.

Sultan of Selangor displease with 'nazirs' for allowing mosques to be used for politics

By Bernama - Thursday, June 30, 2016 - 23:04

KLANG: The Sultan of Selangor, Sultan Sharafuddin Idris Shah has expressed displeasure at some ‘nazir’ (guardian) for allowing mosques to be used for political purposes.

Police record Pahang mufti's statement on 'kafir harbi' remark

By T.N.Alagesh - Thursday, June 30, 2016 - 21:32

KUANTAN: Police have recorded Pahang Mufti Datuk Seri Dr Abdul Rahman Osman’s statement on his recent "kafir harbi" (non-believers who are against Islam) remark.

Sultan Nazrin presents aid to 46 associations

By RAHMAT KHAIRULRIJAL - Thursday, June 30, 2016 - 20:13

KUALA KANGSAR: The Sultan of Perak Sultan Nazrin Muizzuddin Shah today handed over contributions to 46 associations at the Sultan Azlan Shah Gallery, here.

Devamany to relinquish position as Perak assembly Speaker

By RAHMAT KHAIRULRIJAL - Thursday, June 30, 2016 - 19:23

SUNGAI SIPUT: Perak Assembly Speaker Datuk Seri S. K. Devamany will seek an audience with Sultan of Perak Sultan Nazrin Muizzuddin Shah to relinquish his position as Speaker of the state assembly.

Peter Bellew is Malaysia Airlines' new Group MD, CEO

By NST ONLINE - Thursday, June 30, 2016 - 19:11

KUALA LUMPUR: Malaysia Airlines Bhd has named its chief operating officer Peter Bellew as its new group managing director and chief executive officer, replacing Christoph Mueller effective July 1.

Salary increment, minimum wage show government's concern for the people - Najib

By Bernama - Thursday, June 30, 2016 - 18:36

KUALA LUMPUR: A salary increment and the implementation of the RM1,200 minimum wage for civil servants next month show that the government gives high priority to the people’s welfare and interests, said Datuk Seri Najib Tun Razak.

Parents who deny vaccinations for children could be charged with abuse

By Azura Abas - Thursday, June 30, 2016 - 18:29

PUTRAJAYA: It is an offence under the Child Act 2001 for parents to place a child's health at risk by choosing not to vaccinate their children.

Road users can expect more deaths and accidents this Raya

By Hariz Mohd - Thursday, June 30, 2016 - 18:21

KUALA LUMPUR: Authorities expect the number of road accidents and deaths to increase further during this Hari Raya Aidilfitri's Op Selamat 9.

Practise what you preach and take leave from office, Liow tells Guan Eng

By Nuradzimmah Daim - Thursday, June 30, 2016 - 18:05

SUBANG JAYA: Penang Chief Minister Lim Guan Eng, who was charged with corruption today, should practise what he preaches and take leave from office, said MCA president Datuk Seri Liow Tiong Lai.

Sg Petani bookies raked in RM2.5 million in bets during Euro 2016

By MELISSA DARLYNE CHOW - Thursday, June 30, 2016 - 17:57

ALOR STAR: Police busted bookie activities which had raked bets on Euro 2016, totaling RM2.5 million, at a house in Taman Ria, Sungai Petani on Monday.

No need for Guan Eng to resign as CM, Penang DAP rules

By AUDREY DERMAWAN AND BALVIN KAUR - Thursday, June 30, 2016 - 17:14

GEORGE TOWN: Penang Chief Minister Lim Guan Eng need not to resign or go on leave following corruption charges against him, said Penang DAP chairman Chow Kon Yeow.

AirAsia India's aircraft dons "Kabali" livery

By Bernama - Thursday, June 30, 2016 - 17:03

KUALA LUMPUR: AirAsia India today unveiled its all new rebranded aircraft, with a livery dedicated to the most awaited movie of the year, “Kabali“, featuring superstar Rajinikanth.

Kelana Jaya & Ampang / Seri Petaling LRT extensions to benefit two million Klang Valley commuters

By ZARINA ZAKARIAH - Thursday, June 30, 2016 - 16:37

PUTRA HEIGHTS: The extensions for the Kelana Jaya and Ampang / Sri Petaling Light Rail Transit (LRT) lines are now officially open for use.

Kelana Jaya & Ampang / Seri Petaling LRT extensions to benefit two million Klang Valley commuters

By NURA DAIM and NAIM ZULKIFLI - Thursday, June 30, 2016 - 16:37

PUTRA HEIGHTS: The extensions for the Kelana Jaya and Ampang / Sri Petaling Light Rail Transit (LRT) lines are now officially open for use.

Holiday resort's storeroom goes up in flames

By Roshidi Abu Samah - Thursday, June 30, 2016 - 15:01

ALOR GAJAH: A storeroom at a popular resort here caught fire this morning.

Malaysian student feared missing in Istanbul blast now safely home

By LAILI ISMAIL - Thursday, June 30, 2016 - 14:52

KUALA LUMPUR: A Malaysian student who was reportedly missing following the terror attack on Istanbul's Ataturk airport, is now safely home.

Ampang Park traders fail to halt demolition of iconic shopping mall

By HIDIR REDUAN - Thursday, June 30, 2016 - 14:27

KUALA LUMPUR: Thirty-nine Ampang Park traders failed to halt the planned demolition of the iconic mall as part of the Mass Rapid Transit (MRT) project.

Planning on driving back for Raya this year? Read this first

By AINA NASA - Thursday, June 30, 2016 - 14:01

KUALA LUMPUR: As the Hari Raya Aidilfitri break approaches, the public is strongly urged to adhere to the Travel Time Advisory (TTA) issued by PLUS Bhd to ensure smooth traffic flow on major highways.

Corruption charge against me politically-motivated, claims Guan Eng

By AUDREY DERMAWAN AND BALVIN KAUR - Thursday, June 30, 2016 - 13:53

GEORGE TOWN: Penang Chief Minister Lim Guan Eng today claimed that the corruption charge against him is politically-motivated, moments after he posted bail.

Kedah Customs Department seized RM162,887 worth of firecrackers

By EMBUN MAJID - Thursday, June 30, 2016 - 13:31

ALOR STAR: The Kedah Customs Department seized RM95,846 worth of firecrackers, with RM67,041 in tax, under Ops Raya that was held since June 2.

Police cripple Johor drug distribution syndicate [VIDEO]

By Halim Said - Thursday, June 30, 2016 - 13:21

JOHOR BARU: Drugs with a street value of RM200,000 were seized when police crippled a drug distribution operation in Taman Century here on Tuesday.

Man dies after Mercedes-Benz plunges into river

By EMBUN MAJID - Thursday, June 30, 2016 - 13:19

JITRA: A 29-year-old man died when a car he was driving plunged into a river at Jalan Lana Bulu Kampung Tandop here.