Govt committed to keeping house prices in check: Rahman Dahlan

By Nuradzimmah Daim - Thursday, 26 November 2015.

KUALA LUMPUR: The previously steep rise in prices of Malaysian homes is gradually tapering off.


MMEA seizes 'sand smuggling' tugboat in Tanjung Sedili

Friday, November 27, 2015 - 01:17

JOHOR BARU: The Malaysian Maritime Enforcement Agency (MMEA) seized a sand-laden tugboat and detained its skipper and 10 Indonesian crew members 17 nautical miles off Tanjung Sedili in Kota Tinggi yesterday.

Sultan of Perak celebrates first birthday as ruler

By M. HAMZAH JAMALUDIN - Friday, November 27, 2015 - 01:10

IPOH: The Sultan of Perak Sultan Nazrin Muizzuddin Shah's birthday today may be scaled down in terms of scale and grandeur, but it will nevertheless be a significant ceremony which marks the first celebration for the sultan as the state’s new ruler.

41 arrested in anti-vice raids in Selangor

Friday, November 27, 2015 - 00:41

KUALA LUMPUR: Police arrested 41 people, including 19 foreign women working as guest relation officers (GRO) in Ops Noda and Ops Dadu in Selangor yesterday.

Sultan Perak to honour DPM, Kevin Morais, 37 others

By M. HAMZAH JAMALUDIN - Friday, November 27, 2015 - 00:01

KUALA KANGSAR: DEPUTY Prime Minister Datuk Seri Dr Ahmad Zahid Hamidi and the late deputy public prosecutor Kevin Anthony Morais will be among the 39 recipients of the main Perak state awards, bestowed in conjunction with the Sultan of Perak Sultan Nazrin Muizzuddin Shah's birthday today.

Mazda 2 crowned NST-Maybank Car of the Year 2015

By LAILI ISMAIL - Thursday, November 26, 2015 - 23:50

SUBANG JAYA: The Mazda 2 was crowned as "Car of the Year" (COTY) at the New Straits Times-Maybank COTY 2015 Awards Night.

UM specialist rubbishes claims that vaping helps kick smoking habit

By ALIZA SHAH - Thursday, November 26, 2015 - 23:10

KUALA LUMPUR: Smokers opting to quit should seek treatment at ‘stop smoking clinics’ instead of opting for non-evidence based practices such as vaping.

Ensure 2016 Budget initiatives implemented on time, says PM

By FAZLEENA AZIZ and HASHINI KAVISHTRI K - Thursday, November 26, 2015 - 21:54

PUTRAJAYA: Finance Ministry staff must ensure that the execution of all initiatives listed under the 2016 Budget are implemented according to its stipulated timeline, Prime Minister Datuk Seri Najib Razak said.

Tian Chua respects Sabah ban

Thursday, November 26, 2015 - 21:11

KUALA LUMPUR: PKR vice-president Tian Chua said today he respected the decision of the Sabah legislative assembly to ban him and fellow vice-president Nurul Izzah Anwar from entering the state over their meeting with self-styled Sulu princess Jacel H. Kiram.

Zahid urges scholars to produce a book a year

By ALIZA SHAH - Thursday, November 26, 2015 - 20:50

KUALA LUMPUR: Deputy Prime Minister Datuk Seri Dr Ahmad Zahid Hamidi today challenged scholars in the country to produce a book every year.

Govt to monitor 3PAN programme to curb abuse of PPR flats ownership

By THARANYA ARUMUGAM - Thursday, November 26, 2015 - 20:35

KUALA LUMPUR: The Urban Wellbeing, Housing and Local Government ministry's National Public Housing Management Corporation (3PAN) programme will better monitor and prevent misuse of low cost PPR flats in the country.

PM makes surprise visit, satisfied with service at Pudu Sentral UTC [VIDEO]

Thursday, November 26, 2015 - 20:25

KUALA LUMPUR: Prime Minister Datuk Seri Najib Razak today made a surprise visit to see for himself the services provided at the Pudu Sentral Urban Transformation Centre (UTC).

'Green YB' to return from 'self-exile'

By PHUAH KEN LIN - Thursday, November 26, 2015 - 20:22

GEORGETOWN: Tanjung Bunga DAP assemblyman Teh Yee Cheu, who broke ranks with the party will return from "self-exile" on Saturday, his service centre said today.

Student pleads not guilty to stabbing father

By Shanti Gunaratnam - Thursday, November 26, 2015 - 20:01

KUALA LUMPUR: An "A-Level" student claimed trial at the Magistrate's Court today to stabbing her father with a knife at their family home five days ago.

Three residential areas in Shah Alam flooded

By C. Premananthini - Thursday, November 26, 2015 - 19:50

SHAH ALAM: Three residential areas, Taman Sentosa and Taman Maznah in Klang, and Kampung Orang Asli Paya Rumput in Kuala Langat, have been flooded after over two hours of heavy rainfall since 4.30pm, today.

Four arrested, two pistols recovered in Kelantan

By Kalbana Perimbanayagam - Thursday, November 26, 2015 - 19:43

KOTA BARU: Four people were arrested for illegal possession of pistols in two separate raids at Gua Musang and Pasir Putih here last Friday.

Nurul Izzah ready to explain to Parliament's Rights and Privileges committee

By Veena Babulal and Zafira Anwar - Thursday, November 26, 2015 - 19:14

KUALA LUMPUR: Lembah Pantai Member of Parliament Nurul Izzah Anwar is ready to go to the Parliament Rights and Privileges Committee to explain her meeting with the daughter of self-styled Sulu "Sultan", Jacel H. Kiram.

Malaysian envoys present credentials to Putin and Zuma

Thursday, November 26, 2015 - 19:10

PUTRAJAYA: Malaysian Ambassador to Russia, Datuk Hayati Ismail today presented her credentials to Russian President Vladimir Putin.

Teacher dies in NSE highway crash

By TEOH PEI YING - Thursday, November 26, 2015 - 19:09

SEREMBAN: A couple’s journey returning to their hometown to attend a ‘kenduri’ turned tragic when one of them was killed in a road accident at Km245.6 of the North South Expressway, last night.

Police nab two Iranians and seize syabu worth RM160,000

By C. Premananthini - Thursday, November 26, 2015 - 18:32

SHAH ALAM: A police team nabbed two Iranian men and seized RM160,000 worth of syabu, on Tuesday.

Man dies after jumping into sea

By PRIYA PUBALAN - Thursday, November 26, 2015 - 18:13

BUTTERWORTH: A 56-year-old man drowned after he jumped into the sea here in Pantai Bagan Ajam this afternoon.

Walking event to raise awareness against violence

By NAIM ZULKIFLI - Thursday, November 26, 2015 - 17:26

KUALA LUMPUR: The 4th Soroptimist International Region of Malaysia (Sirom) Walk The Talk 2015, will be held in line with the United Nations (UN) “UNiTE to End Violence Against Women” and the #orangetheworld global campaign, focusing on talks on the elimination of gender violence.

Cow face-off not gang related

By C. Premananthini - Thursday, November 26, 2015 - 17:08

SHAH ALAM: Police have arrested 20 suspects in Kampung Baru, Sabak Bernam yesterday (Wednesday) over an argument over cows.

Seven-year-old among illegals netted in 'Ops Ikrar'

By Zarina Abdullah - Thursday, November 26, 2015 - 16:52

KEMAMAN: A seven-year-old Burmese boy was one of 46 illegal immigrants nabbed in 'Ops Ikrar' at 10 separate locations near Dungun and Kemaman yesterday.

Putrajaya to get another 5,000 PPA1M houses

Thursday, November 26, 2015 - 16:42

PUTRAJAYA: Another 5,000 units of the 1Malaysia Civil Servants Housing (PPA1M) under phase 3 will be built here, with the project expected to kick off in the second quarter of next year.

Two men sentenced for obstructing MBPP officers' work

By BALVIN KAUR - Thursday, November 26, 2015 - 16:38

GEORGE TOWN: Two men, who were charged with obstructing three Penang Island City Council (MBPP) enforcement officers from carrying out their duty, were sentenced at the Magistrates Courts here today.

Media coverage as usual for Umno assembly, says Ku Nan

By Azura Abas - Thursday, November 26, 2015 - 16:34

KUALA LUMPUR: Umno secretary-general Datuk Seri Tengku Adnan Tengku Mansor today confirmed that there will be no media blackout during the upcoming Umno general assembly.

Sabah enacts new laws to stop zoonotic diseases

By OLIVIA MIWIL - Thursday, November 26, 2015 - 16:19

KOTA KINABALU: Two new enactments were passed in a bid to better protect Sabah from zoonotic diseases and impose stronger laws against animal cruelty.

Khalid directs his men to track down FB user

By HANI SHAMIRA SHAHRUDIN - Thursday, November 26, 2015 - 15:51

KUALA LUMPUR: Inspector-General of Police (IGP) Tan Sri Khalid Abu Bakar had directed his men to track down a Facebook user for sedition after the latter allegedly published a post throwing accusations at the Prime Minister and wife.

Sabah assembly begins debating motion on Nurul, Tian Chua - Kiram meeting

By Roy Goh - Thursday, November 26, 2015 - 15:30

KOTA KINABALU: The Sabah State Assembly sitting has begun debating a special motion tabled to discuss the meeting between PKR vice-presidents Nurul Izzah Anwar and Tian Chua with Jacel Kiram.

Housewife charged with murder of stepdaughter

By DAWN CHAN - Thursday, November 26, 2015 - 15:25

SHAH ALAM: A housewife was charged at the Shah Alam magistrate's court earlier today for murdering her five-year-old stepdaughter.