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Charged with supporting militants

Saturday, 1 November 2014.

SEPANG: An assistant credit controller was charged at the Sessions Court yesterday with attempting to provide support to the Islamic State (IS) group three weeks ago.

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BN to work closer at grassroots

By SHAHRUM SAYUTHI AND ADRIAN LAI - Saturday, November 1, 2014 - 08:11

KUALA LUMPUR: PRIME Minister Datuk Seri Najib Razak yesterday said Barisan Nasional’s component parties will enhance cooperation at the grassroots level in preparation for future elections.

Kedah landspout damages 72 homes

By Adie Suri Zulkefli and Zahratulhayat Mat Arif - Saturday, November 1, 2014 - 08:10

ALOR STAR: At least 72 houses in Mergong and Gunung Keriang here were damaged in a span of 15 seconds when a 30kph landspout unleashed its fury yesterday.

Najib: Islam a religion of peace

By ROZANNA LATIFF AND ILI LIYANA MOKHTAR - Saturday, November 1, 2014 - 08:10

PUTRAJAYA: ISLAM should be seen as a religion of peace and beauty which has brought great benefits to the world, Datuk Seri Najib Razak said yesterday.

‘Anwar sexually harassed Saiful’

By HIDIR REDUAN - Saturday, November 1, 2014 - 08:10

PUTRAJAYA: THE Federal Court heard that opposition leader Datuk Seri Anwar Ibrahim sexually harassed his former aide Mohd Saiful Bukhari Azlan in the four months leading up to the sodomy.

Fewer PKR de facto leader’s supporters turn up

Saturday, November 1, 2014 - 08:09

PUTRAJAYA: The number of supporters of opposition leader Datuk Seri Anwar Ibrahim outside the Palace of Justice yesterday appears to have dwindled as the appeal of the PKR de facto leader’s second sodomy case entered its fourth day.

‘Plenty of Indonesian maids’

By FARRAH NAZ KARIM AND TASNIM LOKMAN - Saturday, November 1, 2014 - 08:09

KUALA LUMPUR: MALAYSIAN households waiting for an Indonesian maid, some for the past seven years, have been given the guarantee that they can finally secure one.

Jakarta to look out for debris along shorelines

By ALIZA SHAHAND TASNIM LOKMAN - Saturday, November 1, 2014 - 08:09

KUALA LUMPUR: EXPERTS are hoping to hear from Jakarta on sightings of objects that could possibly be from the missing Malaysia Airlines flight MH370.

Options to counter oil price drop

By PONTIAN - Saturday, November 1, 2014 - 08:09

THE government has two options if the price of global crude oil continues to downtrend. Deputy Finance Minister Datuk Ahmad Maslan said yesterday the government could reduce the price of RON95 petrol to as low as RM1.72 per litre, and impose a sales tax of 58 sen.

25,000 guests expected at Deepavali Open House

Saturday, November 1, 2014 - 08:09

MALACCA: The stage is set at the Proclamation of Independence Memorial in Bandar Hilir here for the national-level Deepavali Open House 2014, which is expected to host up to 25,000 guests today.

A-G ‘not concerned’ with Lim’s challenge

By TASNIM LOKMANAND GAYATHARIE MENON SUTHAKAR - Saturday, November 1, 2014 - 08:08

KUALA LUMPUR: THE Attorney-General’s Chambers has dismissed Penang Chief Minister Lim Guan Eng’s challenge to expedite charging of 157 Penang Voluntary Patrol Unit (PPS) members arrested two months ago.