New maternity, paediatric ward for Penang General Hospital

By ADRIAN LAI - Monday, 22 December 2014.

GEORGE TOWN: A new maternity and paediatric block will be built at the Penang General Hospital to replace the now-obsolete Penang Maternity Hospital, said Health Minister Datuk Seri S. Subramaniam today.


Sabah latest to be hit by flood

By Roy Goh - Monday, December 22, 2014 - 16:42

TENOM: More than 100 people were evacuated from their homes as more than 50 villages were affected by floods following heavy rain, here, since last night.

Robbers escape with only two necklaces

By Hariz Mohd - Monday, December 22, 2014 - 16:42

IPOH: A gang of four robbers could only grab two gold necklaces worth RM4,000 from a jewellery shop in Jalan Ali Pitchay off Jalan Yang Kalsom, here, before fleeing in a haste this afternoon.

Thai maid sentenced to death for drug trafficking

Monday, December 22, 2014 - 16:18

SHAH ALAM: The High Court here today sentenced a maid from Thailand to death after finding her guilty as charged for trafficking in Methamphetamine weighing 2.81kg at the Kuala Lumpur International Airport (KLIA) in Sepang, last year (March 2013).

Think positive despite less As, PT3 candidates told

By FIRDAOUS - Monday, December 22, 2014 - 15:58

PORT KLANG: Teachers and parents are advised to remain positive with the Form Three Assessment’s (PT3) shocking result as it will benefit the students in the long run despite the declining number of straight A's scorers.

Kuantan flood: Rivers water level nearing danger level

Monday, December 22, 2014 - 15:53

KUANTAN: Continuous downpour has forced more people out of their homes with the flood victims increasing to 318 people compared to 108 people at 10am.

Delineation notice not gazetted this month due to floods: EC chairman

Monday, December 22, 2014 - 15:41

PUTRAJAYA: The proposed delineation exercise of Parliamentary and State constituencies that was scheduled to be gazetted this month has been postponed to next year due to the current floods in several states.

East coast flood: Boy catches 3-metre long python

By T.N.Alagesh - Monday, December 22, 2014 - 14:54

KUANTAN: Since the floods hit Kampung Sungai Belat last Wednesday, Mohd Izuddin Abu Sufian has been enjoying a bountiful harvest of river fish, caught trapped in his net.

Angler believed drowned during fishing in Gebeng

By T.N.Alagesh - Monday, December 22, 2014 - 13:14

KUANTAN: A weekend fishing trip turned into tragedy for two friends when one of them fell into the sea after their boat capsized at Kampung Baru near Gebeng here, yesterday.

Sister in-law ordered to pay over Facebook postings

By HIDIR REDUAN - Monday, December 22, 2014 - 13:06

KUALA LUMPUR: A former personal assistant to a novelist would have to pay her former employer RM50,000 in damages over defamatory Facebook postings.

Infectious diseases aplenty among flood

By SULAIMAN JAAFAR - Monday, December 22, 2014 - 12:28

TUMPAT: Health officers at flood evacuation centres have been busy treating all kinds of diseases among victims.