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IGP Khalid tells cyber unit to track down Twitter user for seditious remark

By NST ONLINE - Sunday, 4 December 2016.

KUALA LUMPUR: Inspector General of Police Tan Sri Khalid Abu Bakar has directed the Police Cyber Investigation Response Centre (PCIRC) to investigate an alleged seditious remark posted by a Twitter user today.

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In search of timber, two men found crushed by fallen tree

By SIM BAK HENG - Sunday, December 4, 2016 - 23:09

KUALA TERENGGANU: Two men who went into jungle at Bukit Layat here in search of timber were found dead underneath a fallen tree this afternoon.

Finland mayor, two journalists shot dead: police

By AFP - Sunday, December 4, 2016 - 21:51

HELSINKI: The mayor of a Finnish town near the border with Russia and two local journalists were shot dead as they left a restaurant on Saturday night, police said.

Man tries to cart RM100,000 worth of agarwood into the country, caught

By Zuliaty Zulkiffli - Sunday, December 4, 2016 - 21:48

BUKIT KAYU HITAM: The Border Security Agency has foiled an attempt by a local man to smuggle 14kg of gaharu or agarwood worth RM100,000 into the country today.

Man feared drowned in river near Tasik Kenyir

By Zarina Abdullah - Sunday, December 4, 2016 - 21:40

HULU TERENGGANU: A 23-year-old man was feared drown at Sungai Tiam in Tasik Kenyir, today.

Kelantan govt denies marginalising Orang Asli

By Bernama - Sunday, December 4, 2016 - 20:33

KOTA BARU: The Kelantan government has never marginalise the Orang Asli community, said Kelantan Menteri Besar Datuk Ahmad Yakob today.

DAP life member quits, loses faith in party's leadership

By BALVIN KAUR - Sunday, December 4, 2016 - 18:05

GEORGE TOWN: A vocal, life member of DAP has quit the party after losing faith in its leadership, especially Lim Kit Siang.

Boy drowns in river near downtown KK shopping mall

By Kristy Inus - Sunday, December 4, 2016 - 17:57

KOTA KINABALU: A 12-year-old boy drowned after slipping and falling into a river near a downtown shopping centre here today.

Free business registration for students for one year, says SSM

By BALQIS LIM - Sunday, December 4, 2016 - 17:46

KUALA LUMPUR: Effective Jan 1 next year, students of both public and private institutions of higher education will be exempted from any charges if they wished to register their business.

400 contestants test their mettle in Kiulu Adventure Challenge

By AVILA GERALDINE - Sunday, December 4, 2016 - 17:30

KIULU: More than 400 extreme adventure enthusiasts put their physical fitness to the test at the 2nd Kiulu Adventure Challenge (KAC) here.

Man bashed up at funeral parlour, insulted slain Datuk in Penang shooting rampage, no triad links

By PHUAH KEN LIN - Sunday, December 4, 2016 - 16:39

GEORGE TOWN: Police have arrested a man who was believed to have been involved in beating a hapless man with blunt objects.

Domestic abuse: When empathy helps productivity

By SUZANNA PILLAY - Sunday, December 4, 2016 - 16:33

A LITTLE empathy goes a long way. Tenaganita director Aegile Fernandez says most employers fail to realise that their workforce is also an extended family, and when they hold a helping hand out to employees who are victims of domestic abuse, they will be rewarded with better workers.

Monsoon season brings bountiful harvest, fishermen gets an alternative source of income

By ADRIAN DAVID - Sunday, December 4, 2016 - 16:22

BESUT: The monsoon season is bringing in hordes of migratory ikan pulutan here, as coastal fishermen in Beting Lintang and Kuala Besut have discovered.

Domestic abuse: Helping abuse victims heal

By SUZANNA PILLAY - Sunday, December 4, 2016 - 16:20

CASE STUDY 1: DELAYED JUSTICE

PSD launches lecture series by Mohamad Zabidi Zainal

By PHUAH KEN LIN - Sunday, December 4, 2016 - 16:16

GEORGE TOWN: A special publication on lecture series by Public Service Department (PSD) director-general Tan Sri Mohamad Zabidi Zainal was launched today, covering transformation programmes in the public sector.

Kedah launches war against drugs campaign

By Hamzah Osman - Sunday, December 4, 2016 - 16:11

LANGKAWI: Kedah police is set to launch a state-wide ‘Jihad Against Drugs’ campaign next month to weed out drug abuse at its root.

Zahid attends wedding reception of Pahang MB's daughter

By T.N.Alagesh - Sunday, December 4, 2016 - 15:38

KUANTAN: Deputy Prime Minister Datuk Seri Dr Ahmad Zahid Hamidi today attended the wedding reception of Pahang Menteri Besar Datuk Seri Adnan Yaakob’s daughter in Teluk Sisek here.

Perak flood victims on the rise, now at 88

By ZAHRATULHAYAT MAT ARIF - Sunday, December 4, 2016 - 15:21

IPOH: The number of flood victims at flood relief centres in two districts in Perak rose to 88 people as of 8am today, compared to 59 yesterday.

PM Najib to officially launch RM211 million Batang Sadong bridge

By Goh Pei Pei - Sunday, December 4, 2016 - 15:15

KUCHING: Prime Minister Datuk Seri Najib Razak is set to officially launch the 1.48km-long Batang Sadong bridge during the next general election, Minister in the Prime Minister’s Department Datuk Seri Nancy Shukri announced today.

Najib tips hat to myPPP for loyalty, commitment, to BN

By Zaidi Isham Ismail and Balqis Lim - Sunday, December 4, 2016 - 15:09

KUALA LUMPUR: As a component party of the Barisan Nasional (BN), the Peace, Progress and Prosperity (myPPP) party has continuously proven to be committed and loyal.

Talk to Najib about seats 'loaned' to Umno, Khairul Azwan tells MCA

By ADRIAN LAI - Sunday, December 4, 2016 - 15:00

KUALA LUMPUR: Umno Youth deputy chief Khairul Azwan Harun today urged the MCA to seek the advice of Prime Minister Datuk Seri Najib Razak regarding its demand for the return of seats the party had “loaned” to Umno in the 13th General Election.

Rohingya crisis "goes beyond politics", unites Umno and Pas

By Hariz Mohd, Aqidah Azizi, Awaina Arbee, Hashini Kannan, THARANYA ARUMUGAM, ARFA YUNUS - Sunday, December 4, 2016 - 14:22

KUALA LUMPUR: The solidarity rally for the persecuted Rohingya at Titiwangsa Stadium earlier today saw both the Umno and Pas presidents, as well as other leaders from across the political divide, unite in the name of humanity and Islam.

Yadim demands Myanmar suspension from Asean, intervention by ICJ

By ARFA YUNUS - Sunday, December 4, 2016 - 14:14

KUALA LUMPUR: The coalition of Malaysian Islamic non-governmental organisations (NGOs) has urged Asean countries to suspend Myanmar’s membership in the regional pact until the Rohingya crisis is resolved.

Dr Mahathir makes surprise appearance at DAP convention

By MELISSA DARLYNE CHOW - Sunday, December 4, 2016 - 13:38

SHAH ALAM: Parti Pribumi Bersatu Malaysia (PPBM) chairman Tun Dr Mahathir Mohamad made a surprise appearance at DAP’s 50th national convention here today, the first time he has done so at the Opposition party’s convention.

Penang killings: Background checks into shooting duo

By PHUAH KEN LIN - Sunday, December 4, 2016 - 13:11

GEORGE TOWN: POLICE are looking into the backgrounds of two people arrested following the killing of three people in a shooting spree on Thursday, which also saw five people wounded.

Bukit Aman cut off JB, Singapore drug supply with arrest of 15, seizure of RM1.7mln of syabu

By Chuah Bee Kim - Sunday, December 4, 2016 - 12:42

JOHOR BARU: Fifteen people, including a woman, were arrested in a crackdown against a drug trafficking syndicate in Johor on Friday.

Penang killings: Clowns, balloons to mark Hon Ming's life

By PHUAH KEN LIN - Sunday, December 4, 2016 - 12:40

GEORGE TOWN: In life, Choi Hon Ming often dressed up as a clown to spread laughter and cheer among children. In death, fittingly enough, his casket will be accompanied by people dressed as clowns.

Najib exhorts Indonesian president to protest against Rohingya injustice

By ARFA YUNUS - Sunday, December 4, 2016 - 12:18

KUALA LUMPUR: Prime Minister Datuk Seri Najib Razak today urged Indonesian President Joko Widodo to protest against the massacre of the Rohingya in Myanmar.

SSPN-i: Securing the best for your kids

By NST - Sunday, December 4, 2016 - 12:11

PARENTS should prioritise saving money early for their children’s education. 

Najib tells Suu Kyi "enough is enough" at Rohingya solidarity rally

By ARFA YUNUS - Sunday, December 4, 2016 - 11:52

KUALA LUMPUR: Prime Minister Datuk Seri Najib Razak today categorically condemned the atrocities being committed on the Rohingya Muslims in Myanmar, saying that he will not stay silent on the issue.

Taxi driver stabbed to death, body found in car by passerby

By PHUAH KEN LIN - Sunday, December 4, 2016 - 11:19

GEORGE TOWN: The body of a 56-year-old murder victim was found in a taxi here early this morning.