Duo detained for smuggling rifles and ammunition in Langkawi

By Ili Shazwani and Mohamad Hussin - Saturday, 20 September 2014.

ALOR STAR: Police detained a couple, an African man and Thai woman for smuggling seven Italian-made Benelli Agro rifles and hundreds of rounds of ammunition of various types on Thursday.


Further strengthening English language learning

By BALQIS NASIR - Sunday, September 21, 2014 - 08:13

PUTRAJAYA: THE Education Ministry, in its efforts to help pupils acquire basic English language literacy, has taken the initiative to expand the Literacy and Numeracy Screening (LINUS) programme to include English literacy.

PM to push UN bid

By A JALIL HAMID - Sunday, September 21, 2014 - 08:13

NEW YORK: PRIME Minister Datuk Seri Najib Razak will give a final but crucial push to Malaysia’s bid for a non-permanent seat in the United Nations Security Council during a series of top-level meetings at the UN this week.

PM to seek support for MH17 efforts

By ILI SHAZWANI - Sunday, September 21, 2014 - 08:12

SUNGAI PETANI: PRIME Minister Datuk Seri Najib Razak’s attendance at the 68th United Nations (UN) General Assembly is expected to boost the government’s momentum in seeking justice for the 298 victims of Malaysia Airlines flight MH17 who perished when the jetliner went down over eastern Ukraine.

‘Global effort needed to fight Ebola’

Sunday, September 21, 2014 - 08:12

KUALA LUMPUR: To effectively combat the Ebola outbreak, international communities should work together to coordinate and mobilise resources to ensure adequate humanitarian response on the ground, says Malaysia’s Permanent Representative to the United Nations (UN) Datuk Hussein Haniff.

Union will not defend teachers involved in leaks

By AINA NASA - Sunday, September 21, 2014 - 08:12

KUALA LUMPUR: THE National Union of the Teaching Profession (NUTP) will neither help nor protect teachers who are found guilty of leaking the Ujian Pencapaian Sekolah Rendah (UPSR) papers, even if they are union members. 

Cops record 8 more statements

Sunday, September 21, 2014 - 08:12

KUALA LUMPUR: Police have recorded the statements of eight more people in connection with the leaked UPSR English and Science examination papers.

Call to vet those involved in examination process

Sunday, September 21, 2014 - 08:12

KUALA LUMPUR: The special committee set up to scrutinise and review the standard operating procedure (SOP) for public examinations must find ways to ensure only officials of high integrity are selected to be in charge of the entire process: from the preparation of questions to the distribution of

‘No action on teachers until they’re convicted’

Sunday, September 21, 2014 - 08:12

PUTRAJAYA: Action will be meted out against teachers responsible for the leaks of the Ujian Pencapaian Sekolah Rendah (UPSR) English and Science papers only after they have been convicted by the courts.

RM1.5m to aid Palestinians rebuild

Sunday, September 21, 2014 - 08:12

SERDANG: Media Prima Berhad (MPB) handed over RM1.5 million from its Palestine Humanitarian Fund to the Perdana Global Peace Foundation (PGPF) yesterday.

Anifah slams tasteless MH370 article

Sunday, September 21, 2014 - 08:11

PUTRAJAYA: Foreign Minister Datuk Seri Anifah Aman yesterday expressed disappointment that Huffington Post UK would publish unproven claims by a New Zealand-based air accident investigator that the pilot of flight MH370 committed suicide, ultimately killing everyone on board the plane.