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Japan seeks Msian participation in its own halal industry

By Farrah Naz Karim - Tuesday, 31 May 2016.

TOKYO: Japan wants Malaysia to actively participate in its growing Halal industry, to service the country's increasing volume of Muslim tourists.

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44,000 residential owners slapped with warnings for not separating household waste

By Najiha Najib - Tuesday, May 31, 2016 - 16:03

JOHOR BARU: More than 44,000 owners of residential premises in Johor received warning letters from the state Solid Waste Management and Public Cleansing Corporation (SWCorp) for not separating their household waste during checks that were conducted since September last year.

SPAD seeks to strike out legal bid to ban Uber, GrabCar

By HIDIR REDUAN - Tuesday, May 31, 2016 - 16:03

KUALA LUMPUR: The Land Public Transport Commission (SPAD) is seeking to strike out a legal action that targets the banning of Uber and two other ride-sharing services.

Hawkers, petty traders association express concern over Pas' Bill

By Ahmad Fairuz Othman - Tuesday, May 31, 2016 - 15:53

JOHOR BARU: The Federation of Hawkers and Petty Traders Association Malaysia said the recent issue of a Private Member's Bill being tabled at Parliament has caused worry among its members, who see it as a possibility that hudud may be implemented in the country.

UPKO registers objection over Pas' Bill

By OLIVIA MIWIL - Tuesday, May 31, 2016 - 15:45

PENAMPANG: The United Pasokmomogun Kadazandusun Murut Organisation (UPKO) has raised its objection over the Private Member’s Bill tabled by Pas in parliament last week, saying that it would create a ripple effect that requires an amendment to the Federal Constitution.

La Nina: Get set for 12 months of rainfall

By ALIZA SHAH - Tuesday, May 31, 2016 - 15:35

KUALA LUMPUR: Malaysians can expect more rainy days in the next few months as the La Nina phenomenon is expected to hit the country early November.

Defence Ministry identifies idle land to tackle food security

By Nuradzimmah Daim - Tuesday, May 31, 2016 - 15:24

KUALA LUMPUR: The Defence Ministry has identified idle lands to be used for agriculture in its contribution to address food security issues.

Chegubard among 10 fined for role in Blackout 505 rally

By HIDIR REDUAN - Tuesday, May 31, 2016 - 15:22

KUALA LUMPUR: Activists Badrul Hisham Shaharin (popularly known as Chegubard), Adam Adli Abd Halim and Muhammad Safwan Anang@Talib were among 10 people fined RM6,000 each for rioting and being members of the illegal Blackout 505 rally three years ago.

ETS, KTM Intercity train tickets for raya on sale from June 3

By Bernama - Tuesday, May 31, 2016 - 15:14

KUALA LUMPUR: Keretapi Tanah Melayu Berhad (KTMB) is making available 333,000 tickets in conjunction with the coming Hari Raya Aidilfitri celebration for its electric train (ETS) and KTM Intercity services.

Kuala Terla flash floods due to old land clearing work, says Pahang MB

By T.N.Alagesh - Tuesday, May 31, 2016 - 15:12

TEMERLOH: The flash floods in Kuala Terla in Cameron Highlands on Sunday was due to previous illegal land clearing works.

Umno Youth leader faces sacking if he contests K. Kangsar as independent candidate

By Farrah Naz Karim - Tuesday, May 31, 2016 - 15:01

TOKYO: Umno youth leader Syed Rosli Syed Harman Jamalullail will be sacked from the party if he goes ahead with his plan to contest the Kuala Kangsar by-election, as an independent candidate.

High-tech campaign for BN's Kuala Kangsar by election candidate

By ARNAZ M. KHAIRUL - Tuesday, May 31, 2016 - 14:12

KUALA LUMPUR: Umno will adapt to the limitations of campaigning for Barisan Nasional Kuala Kangsar by-election candidate Datin Mastura Mohd Yazid by utilising technology.

Permata can help nurture future generation of Malaysians: Najib

By Bernama - Tuesday, May 31, 2016 - 13:58

KUALA LUMPUR: Prime Minister Datuk Seri Najib Razak said today he hoped that more Permata centres and programmes will be introduced nationwide in the effort to nurture a stronger and more resilient future generation.

Najib meets Maldives President

By Bernama - Tuesday, May 31, 2016 - 13:36

KUALA LUMPUR: Prime Minister Datuk Seri Najib Razak had a meeting today with Maldives President Abdulla Yameen Abdul Gayoom on the sidelines of the Permata International Conference 2016 here.

Yet another 'jaga kereta' fined for extorting money from motorists

By Shanti Gunaratnam - Tuesday, May 31, 2016 - 13:14

KUALA LUMPUR: A security guard, who moonlighted as a parking tout, was today fined RM500 by the magistrate's court for extorting money from a motorist.

Cuepacs wants one month Raya bonus for civil servants

By ILI SHAZWANI - Tuesday, May 31, 2016 - 12:40

KANGAR: The Congress of Unions of Employees in the Public and Civil Services (Cuepacs) is appealing to the Federal government to consider giving a one month bonus to civil servants for Hari Raya Aidilfitri.

15 officers sacked over Immigration system sabotage

By FAZLEENA AZIZ - Tuesday, May 31, 2016 - 12:28

PUTRAJAYA: The Immigration Department has sacked 15 of its officers for their involvement in sabotaging the Malaysian Immigration System (myIMMs).

Policeman dies after thrown 10m off overhead bridge

By Audrey Dermawan - Tuesday, May 31, 2016 - 12:03

BUKIT MERTAJAM: A policeman died when he fell 10m from an overhead bridge in a motorcycle accident at Jalan Sungai Rambai here this morning.

Gerakan to meet PM over Pas' Bill

By Kelly Koh - Tuesday, May 31, 2016 - 11:07

MCCBCHST against Private Member's Bill

By B Suresh Ram - Tuesday, May 31, 2016 - 09:10

KUALA LUMPUR: The Malaysian Consultative Council of Buddhism, Christianity, Hinduism, Sikhism and Taoism (MCCBCHST) have rejected the Syariah Courts (Criminal Jurisdiction) (Amendment) Bill 2016, which was tabled as a Private Member’s Bill in Parliament last week.

Poet Sutung Umar RS dies at 68

By Bernama - Tuesday, May 31, 2016 - 01:02

KUALA LUMPUR: Well-known poet Wan Omar Wan Ahmad, fondly known as Sutung Umar RS, died at his home in Taman Sri Gombak here today.

Female motorcyclist dies in crash with car

By EMBUN MAJID - Tuesday, May 31, 2016 - 00:20

SUNGAI PETANI: A 47-year-old trader was killed in motorcycle-car crash at KM7 of Jalan Sungai Petani - Kuala Ketil here this morning.

TTDI cop praised for giving disabled man lift to bus stand

By HANI SHAMIRA SHAHRUDIN - Monday, May 30, 2016 - 23:49

KUALA LUMPUR: A policeman has come in for praise after he gave a disabled man a ride to the bus stand.

Malaysia to maintain strong relations with regional and international partners - Najib

By Bernama - Monday, May 30, 2016 - 23:20

KUALA LUMPUR: Malaysia will continue to maintain close and healthy relations with its neighbours and friends with whom it trades, connects and cooperates, in efforts to sustain a strong economy, says Datuk Seri Najib Tun Razak.

Malaysia keen to learn disaster management from Japan - Zahid

By Bernama - Monday, May 30, 2016 - 22:10

SENDAI: Malaysia is interested to learn from Japan, its experiences and know-how in managing natural disasters and reducing the risks of such calamities, says Deputy Prime Minister Datuk Seri Dr Ahmad Zahid Hamidi.

Missing toddler found dead at bottom of swimming pool

By TEOH PEI YING - Monday, May 30, 2016 - 21:32

PORT DICKSON: A frantic search for a missing toddler ended in tragedy when the boy was found dead at the bottom of a swimming pool in Port Dickson this afternoon.

TMJ presents RM100,000 donation to Johor police welfare fund

Monday, May 30, 2016 - 21:09

JOHOR BARU: The Johor Police's Sports and Social Welfare Fund (TKSS) received a RM100,000 contribution from the Tunku Mahkota Johor, Tunku Ismail Sultan Ibrahim, here today.

Tony Fernandes among #TwitterInfluence Index Top 20

By FERNANDO FONG - Monday, May 30, 2016 - 20:25

KUALA LUMPUR: AirAsia boss Tony Fernandes is listed at 16th spot