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Khir Toyo to be released from parole this Friday

By Bernama - Wednesday, 25 May 2016.

KAJANG: Former Selangor Menteri Besar Dr Mohamad Khir Toyo, who was granted parole last March after serving six months in prison, will be released this Friday.

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Develop spiritual, inner strength among younger generation, says Sultan Nazrin

By RAHMAT KHAIRULRIJAL - Thursday, May 26, 2016 - 12:47

TAIPING: Strong spiritual and inner strength must be inculcated within the younger generation in schools in order to create a strong nation.

KOHAMA chief charged with three counts of money-laundering involving RM1.5 mil

By Shanti Gunaratnam - Thursday, May 26, 2016 - 12:46

PETALING JAYA: Koperasi Hartanah Malaysia Berhad (KOHAMA) owner and chairman Datuk Nazrul Izad Mohd Arsad was today charged in the Sessions Court on three counts of money laundering involving some RM1.52 million.

Some 125,000 people killed by snakebites every year

By Bernama - Thursday, May 26, 2016 - 12:39

GENEVA: Every year snakebites kill at least 125,000 people and permanently disable 400,000 more, according to figures released Wednesday.

Good Star Ltd was owned by Petrosaudi when it received RM4.2b from 1MDB

By KOI KYE LEE - Thursday, May 26, 2016 - 12:29

KUALA LUMPUR: Good Star Limited was owned by Petrosaudi International when it received US$1.03 billion (RM4.2 billion) from 1Malaysia Development Berhad (1MDB).

Shafee's defamation suit against Bar & members thrown out

By HIDIR REDUAN - Thursday, May 26, 2016 - 12:20

KUALA LUMPUR: The High Court threw out a defamation suit by veteran lawyer Tan Sri Dr Muhammad Shafee Abdullah against the Malaysian Bar and its three senior members over his post-Sodomy 2 conduct.

Sabah's Tun Mustapha Marine Park gazetted for conservation

By Roy Goh - Thursday, May 26, 2016 - 12:01

KOTA KINABALU: Malaysia's biggest marine park located north of Sabah has been gazetted, promising better protection and conservation.

Councils must do more to maintain retention ponds, says minister

By FERNANDO FONG - Thursday, May 26, 2016 - 11:58

KUALA LUMPUR: Deputy Minister of Natural Resources and Environment (NRE) Datuk Hamim Samuri said retention ponds in the country are not well maintained due to lack of co-operation from local governments.

Discussion of funds in PM's personal account still sub judice, says Azalina

By KOI KYE LEE - Thursday, May 26, 2016 - 11:57

KUALA LUMPUR: The government reiterated today that it was sub judice to speak about the funds that were transferred into the personal accounts of Prime Minister Datuk Seri Najib Razak.

Authorities nab 54 drug addicts in Besut

By Zarina Abdullah - Thursday, May 26, 2016 - 11:52

BESUT: A total of 54 drug addicts were arrested in an integrated operation dubbed 'Ops Tapis' at five locations, here yesterday.

Six DFIs sign corporate integrity pledge with MACC

By FAZLEENA AZIZ - Thursday, May 26, 2016 - 11:35

PUTRAJAYA: Six Development Financial Institutions (DFI) namely Bank Simpanan Nasional, Bank Kerjasama Rakyat, SME Bank, Bank Pembangunan Malaysia Bhd, Agrobank and EXIM Bank signed a Corporate Integrity Pledge (CIP), today.

'Fair price' status for 97 shops, eateries

By Nik Imran Abdullah - Thursday, May 26, 2016 - 11:09

KUANTAN: Consumers can buy or dine at 97 shops and restaurants across Pahang to get value for their money from this weekend onwards.

Elements of sabotage in myIMMs since 2010, says Immigration Dept

By Bernama - Thursday, May 26, 2016 - 11:07

KUALA LUMPUR: The Malaysian Immigration Department has found elements of sabotage in its system (myIMMs) dating back to 2010.

Massive delays, losses at Westport

By CHERYL YVONNE ACHU AND ZAHRATULHAYAT MAT ARIF - Thursday, May 26, 2016 - 11:00

KLANG: Hauliers are crying foul over the massive daily congestion at Westport here which they claim has led to major financial losses.

Pas' hudud bill makes appearance in Parliament order papers

By KOI KYE LEE - Thursday, May 26, 2016 - 10:39

KUALA LUMPUR: The proposal by Pas to amend the Federal Constitution in order to enable the Islamic party to implement hudud law in Kelantan has reappeared in the Parliament order paper today.

Turtle landings in Libaran bring cheer to locals

By Awang Ali Omar - Thursday, May 26, 2016 - 10:26

SANDAKAN: Two turtle landings during the day has got wardens excited on Pulau Libaran off here.

Four robbers shot dead, one on the loose in Kajang

By Hariz Mohd - Thursday, May 26, 2016 - 10:12

KAJANG: Police shot dead four suspected robbers at the Sekamat River near the Sungai Long Toll Plaza at the Kajang Silk Highway, this morning.

Senior citizen beaten to death over bad debts

By Sylvia Looi - Thursday, May 26, 2016 - 09:19

IPOH: A senior citizen, who was found dead on May 19, was believed to have been beaten to death over bad debts.

Thunderstorm lashes Penang, triggers flash floods

By PHUAH KEN LIN - Thursday, May 26, 2016 - 09:11

GEORGE TOWN: A thunderstorm lashed the state early today causing flash floods and extensive damage to infrastructure here.

Nuclear science encyclopedia to be published in Bahasa Malaysia

By Bernama - Thursday, May 26, 2016 - 08:42

IPOH: The Malaysian Nuclear Agency (Nuclear Malaysia), in collaboration with Dewan Bahasa Pustaka (DBP), is publishing a Bahasa Malaysia encyclopedia on science and nuclear technology.

Underground land to be classified separately from above ground plots

By Nuradzimmah Daim - Thursday, May 26, 2016 - 00:43

KUALA LUMPUR: The amended National Land Code would allow underground plots of land to be evaluated and sold separately without affecting the ownership of the land above it.

Survey: More than half of Msian computer owners use unlicensed software

By BALVIN KAUR - Thursday, May 26, 2016 - 00:21

A new Global Software Survey from BSA The Software Alliance has established that computer users in Malaysia are using unlicensed software at an alarming rate.

IP's on Lim Guan Eng handed over to AG - MACC

By Bernama - Thursday, May 26, 2016 - 00:16

PUTRAJAYA: The Malaysian Anti-Corruption Commission (MACC) has completed its investigation regarding the purhase of bungalow by Penang Chief Minister Lim Guan Eng, and the papers have been submitted to Attorney-General (AG), Tan Sri Mohamed Apandi Ali.

1MDB assets transfer to be completed by mid-June

By TASNIM LOKMAN - Wednesday, May 25, 2016 - 23:30

KUALA LUMPUR: 1Malaysia Development Bhd's (1MDB) assets transfer to Ministry of Finance Incorporated (MoF Inc) will likely be completed by mid-June, says Deputy Finance Minister Datuk Johari Abdul Ghani.

'Nasi kerabu' lands 29 teachers, pupils in hospital over food poisoning

By Bernama - Wednesday, May 25, 2016 - 22:33

Gua Musang: Twenty-nine pupils and a woman teacher had bouts of vomiting, believed from food poisoning, after eating nasi kerabu at the canteen of Sekolah Kebangsaan (SK) Paloh 1 and 2, here, today.

Msia ready to explore military collaboration with China to tackle extremism, terrorism - Najib

By Bernama - Wednesday, May 25, 2016 - 21:43

KUALA LUMPUR: Malaysia is ready to discuss further possibilities with China on joint military collaboration to tackle the threats of extremism, terrorism, kidnappings and other criminality.

Najib receives courtesy call from Chinese president's special envoy

By Bernama - Wednesday, May 25, 2016 - 20:48

KUALA LUMPUR: Datuk Seri Najib Tun Razak today received a courtesy call from from Meng Jianzhu, Special Envoy of the President of China, at the Prime Minister’s Office at the Parliament Building here.

Thai masseuses hide in ceiling to avoid arrest

By EMBUN MAJID - Wednesday, May 25, 2016 - 19:35

ALOR SETAR: Five Thai female masseuses tried to evade arrest by state immigration officers by hiding inside the ceiling of the building they were in.

Man claims trial to cheating Korean businessman

By KHAIRAH N. KARIM - Wednesday, May 25, 2016 - 19:02

KUALA LUMPUR: A self-employed man claimed trial at the magistrate's court today to duping a construction company chairman of RM47,372 for licensing procurement from the Construction Industry Development Board (CIDB).

Enforcement officers bring Kota Baru house party to abrupt end

By Kalbana Perimbanayagam - Wednesday, May 25, 2016 - 18:50

KOTA BARU: An illegal ‘house party’ at an apartment in Jalan Hamzah here came to a grinding halt when enforcement officers from several agencies raided the residence on Wednesday morning.

Police rubbish viral post on Jalan Bachok-Gunong carjacking cases

By Kalbana Perimbanayagam - Wednesday, May 25, 2016 - 18:38

KOTA BARU: Police have dismissed a viral post being spread on social media sites warning the public of theft and car-jacking cases along Jalan Bachok-Gunong.