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Police arrest 14 IS operatives, explosive device seized in interstate crackdown

By Hariz Mohd - Saturday, 23 July 2016.

KUALA LUMPUR: Police anti-terrorist operatives nabbed 14 suspected Islamic State (IS) militants and seized an improvised-explosive device (IED) in a series of interstate operations recently.

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60 wild elephants detected along Gerik-Jeli highway

By Bernama - Saturday, July 23, 2016 - 19:05

GERIK: Users of the East-West Highway from Gerik-Jeli may at times be faced with a panic situation when they come across wild elephants roaming, and a large number of them crossing the highway.

Practice tolerance and patience during haj, advises Sultan Nazrin

By Sylvia Looi - Saturday, July 23, 2016 - 18:47

KUALA KANGSAR: Sultan of Perak Sultan Nazrin Muizzuddin Shah has urged pilgrims performing their haj to practice tolerance and patience.

'Expand search to Broken Ridge region': MH370 could be slightly north of current search area, says expert

By Veena Babulal - Saturday, July 23, 2016 - 18:26

KUALA LUMPUR: The search area for missing Malaysia Airlines Flight MH370 should be expanded to the Broken Ridge region, slightly north of the existing search area.

Red Shirts vow to assemble 300,000 people in counter -protest

By Hariz Mohd - Saturday, July 23, 2016 - 18:14

KUALA LUMPUR: The so-called Red Shirt group aims to rally 300,000 people in the city centre to counter street protest calling for Prime Minister Datuk Seri Najib Razak's resignation.

120 illegal immigrants rounded up near Central Market

By FAISAL ASYRAF - Saturday, July 23, 2016 - 17:21

KUALA LUMPUR: City police today nabbed around 120 illegal immigrants in a special operation around the Central Market area.

Night out for eight bikers turn deadly after two die in crash

By Zarina Abdullah - Saturday, July 23, 2016 - 16:36

MARANG: Two motorcyclists were killed instantly while six others were hospitalised when their motorcycles collided with each other near Kampung Kampung Rhu Kubur, here on Friday night.

Decision on Penang snap polls on Monday?

By Audrey Dermawan - Saturday, July 23, 2016 - 16:29

GEORGE TOWN: Pakatan Harapan may announce on Monday whether a consensus has been reached to call for snap polls for Penang.

Foreign motorcyclist dies after crashing into road divider in Kemaman

By Zarina Abdullah - Saturday, July 23, 2016 - 16:28

KEMAMAN: A 24-year-old foreign motorcyclist was killed in a crash near Kemasik, yesterday.

Kedah floods: 85 flood evacuees from Yan and Pendang finally able to return home

By MASRIWANIE MUHAMADING - Saturday, July 23, 2016 - 16:21

ALOR STAR: The 85 flood victims in the affected areas in Yan and Pendang were finally able to return to their homes this morning as flood waters have subsided.

Flood-prone Kemaman gets ICT boost

By ADRIAN DAVID - Saturday, July 23, 2016 - 16:01

KEMAMAN: Flood-prone Kemaman received a boost when a three-day smart community programme was initiated today to strengthen the information communication technology (ICT) system among its folk.

Semporna Umno functioning as normal, despite Shafie's resignation

By ENSOL LAGGAYAT - Saturday, July 23, 2016 - 15:34

PUTATAN: The Semporna Umno division is expected to have its meetings as scheduled in September, despite the resignation of Datuk Seri Shafie Apdal.

30,000 guests to attend Tourism Ministry Hari Raya open house tomorrow

By RAHMAT KHAIRULRIJAL - Saturday, July 23, 2016 - 14:50

TELUK INTAN: About 30,000 guests are expected to attend the national-level Hari Raya Aidilfitri open house hosted by the Tourism and Culture Ministry at the Sekolah Menegah Hutan Melintang here tomorrow.

TH reminds pilgrims not to be exposed to sun to prevent heatstroke

By Bernama - Saturday, July 23, 2016 - 14:00

KUALA TERENGGANU: Tabung Haji (TH) has reminded haj pilgrims not to expose themselves to the sun to prevent heatstroke.

Salleh's birthday message to Najib: Be brave and keep fighting

By Bernama - Saturday, July 23, 2016 - 13:38

KUALA LUMPUR: Minister of Communications and Multimedia Datuk Seri Dr Salleh Said Keruak wants Prime Minister Datuk Seri Najib Razak to be brave and keep fighting the political barrage as the premier turns 63 today.

Media Prima distributes flood aid to Sarawakians

By ADIB POVERA - Saturday, July 23, 2016 - 12:32

KUCHING: Media Prima Bhd (MPB), in collaboration with local authorities, handed out donations to 957 families whose homes were damaged by floods which hit the state about six months ago.

Sabah to continue supporting Federal efforts to tackle violence, terrorism

By Kristy Inus - Saturday, July 23, 2016 - 12:23

KOTA BELUD: The Sabah government will continue giving its full support to Federal efforts to fight any threats of violence or terrorism.

Warm welcome for Zahid at Sabah Hari Raya open house

By AVILA GERALDINE and AINUL D. - Saturday, July 23, 2016 - 12:18

TUARAN: Deputy Prime Minister Datuk Seri Dr Ahmad Zahid Hamidi received a warm welcome as he arrived at the Dewan Sri Sulaman to attend the Hari Raya open house, here.

Water disruption in Petaling Jaya

By Bernama - Saturday, July 23, 2016 - 12:05

KUALA LUMPUR: Certain areas in Petaling Jaya will experience water supply disruption today following emergency repair works on the water distribution system.

Zahid launches EM-IIG project to boost high speed Internet in Sabah

By Kristy Inus - Saturday, July 23, 2016 - 11:49

KOTA BELUD: Deputy Prime Minister Datuk Seri Dr Ahmad Zahid Hamidi launched East Malaysia International Internet Gateway (EM-IIG) at Kampung Rampayan Laut, here today.

No one to be spared police action if they incite protests, says IGP

By Kelly Koh - Saturday, July 23, 2016 - 11:44

MALACCA: Inspector-General of Police Tan Sri Khalid Abu Bakar has warned that no one will be spared from police action if they incite street protests.

Health Ministry mulls introducing government healthcare insurance scheme

By Bernama - Saturday, July 23, 2016 - 00:58

PUTRAJAYA: The Health Ministry is seriously considering to introduce a healthcare insurance scheme which is run and supported by the government to address the weaknesses in the private healthcare system.

Najib underlines three key values to be incorporated into national education system

By Bernama - Saturday, July 23, 2016 - 00:27

SERDANG: Datuk Seri Najib Tun Razak said there are three important values that must the incorporated into the national education system, both at national or national-type schools.

Woman finds grandmother's decomposed body

By ZAHRATULHAYAT MAT ARIF - Friday, July 22, 2016 - 23:46

KUALA LUMPUR: A woman's visit to her grandmother turned into one of horror when she found the elderly woman's dead body in her house.

Two-metre high flood waters engulf parts of Klang Valley

By ZAHRATULHAYAT MAT ARIF - Friday, July 22, 2016 - 23:41

KUALA LUMPUR: A severe thunderstorm today saw homeward-bound motorists caught in gridlock after several areas were inundated by flash floods.

Opposition always find new issues to be politicised - Hishammuddin

By Bernama - Friday, July 22, 2016 - 23:25

KUALA LUMPUR: The opposition parties will always find new and current issues to be politicised as a tactic to achieve their main agenda, UMNO vice-president Datuk Seri Hishammuddin Hussein said.

e-Visa implementation for Sri Lankan tourists to be finalised in November - Zahid

By Bernama - Friday, July 22, 2016 - 22:50

COLOMBO, SRI LANKA: An agreement has been reached to implement e-Visa for Sri Lankan tourists visiting Malaysia and this is expected to be finalised in November, said Deputy Prime Minister Datuk Seri Dr Ahmad Zahid Hamidi.

Nine new diphtheria cases reported in three states - Health DG

By Bernama - Friday, July 22, 2016 - 22:16

KUALA LUMPUR: Nine new diphtheria cases were reported in Negeri Sembilan, Penang and Kedah, bringing the total cases to 24 including five deaths as of yesterday.

MH370: Families want answers, hope search continues

By Bernama - Friday, July 22, 2016 - 22:01

KUALA LUMPUR: The decision by the Ministerial Tripartite Meeting to suspend the search for Malaysia Airlines flight MH370, has left the families of passengers and crew, disappointed as they hope for a closure to the tragedy.

DPM Zahid announces USD$100,000 donation for Islamic centre in Colombo

By Bernama - Friday, July 22, 2016 - 21:54

COLOMBO: Malaysian Deputy Prime Minister Datuk Seri Dr Ahmad Zahid Hamidi today announced a US$100,000 (RM406,500) donation from a foundation to establish an Islamic and Malay centre in this capital of Sri Lanka.

New Saudi ruling: Haj pilgrims now have to undergo 10-digits biometric fingerprint scan

By Ahmad Fairuz Othman - Friday, July 22, 2016 - 21:38

PASIR GUDANG: The Saudi Arabian government has imposed a new regulation for haj pilgrims this year, requiring them to have biometric prints of all their fingers and thumbs taken.