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Malaysia shares lessons on aviation tragedies at UN Security Council briefing

By Roy Goh - Friday, 23 September 2016.

NEW YORK: Malaysia shared lessons it learnt from two civil aviation tragedies on how it responded to determine the causes and the need for increased preparedness as well as prevention.

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Weak earthquake hits Ranau

By Bernama - Friday, September 23, 2016 - 01:58

KUALA LUMPUR: A weak earthquake measuring 2.6 on the Richter scale hit Ranau, Sabah at 7.23 pm today.

Police widen dragnet on Sabah bribery video case

By OLIVIA MIWIL - Friday, September 23, 2016 - 01:51

TAWAU: Police have detained five people including two women this afternoon to assist investigation into a bribery video allegedly involving its officers.

Four killed in shootout near Tambun police station

By RAHMAT KHAIRULRIJAL - Friday, September 23, 2016 - 01:00

IPOH: Four suspects were killed in a shootout with the police at Jalan Ampang Baru here about 10.30pm last night (Thursday).

Parents of Paralympians stunned at outpouring of support by Malaysians

By Farezza Hanum Rashid - Friday, September 23, 2016 - 00:44

KUALA LUMPUR: Salmah Yatim was in disbelief at the sight of the crowd waiting for the homecoming of her son, Rio Paralympics gold medallist Abdul Latif Romly, and the other national para athletes.

Fishing vessels to begin new life as artificial reefs

By Zarina Abdullah - Friday, September 23, 2016 - 00:31

KUALA TERENGGANU: State Malaysian Maritime Enforcement Agency (MMEA) handed over three foreign fishing vessels to the Terengganu Marine Department today.

Umno devising plan for financially-strapped Msian students in Egypt facing expulsion

By ADRIAN LAI - Friday, September 23, 2016 - 00:03

KUALA LUMPUR: Umno will come up with a string of measures to assist Malaysian students in Egypt facing difficulty in financing their studies, said party information chief Tan Sri Annuar Musa today.

Five-day closure on Sprint Highway starting Saturday

By Bernama - Thursday, September 22, 2016 - 23:28

KUALA LUMPUR: A total closure of the KL-bound lanes on the Sprint Highway near Victoria Station Restaurant will take place for five days starting this Saturday.

Man caught on CCTV stealing massage chair coins while using children as cover nabbed, video gone viral

By DAWN CHAN - Thursday, September 22, 2016 - 23:10

KLANG: A man who was caught on closed-circuit television allegedly stealing coins from automatic massage chairs in a laundry outlet while being surrounded by his small children has been arrested.

Van strikes and kills pedestrian crossing road

By Audrey Dermawan - Thursday, September 22, 2016 - 22:49

GEORGE TOWN: A pedestrian was killed after being run down by a van while crossing the road at Jalan Bukit Gambir here this morning.

Security company manager gets 18 months jail for making false salary, OT claims

By M. HAMZAH JAMALUDIN - Thursday, September 22, 2016 - 22:03

IPOH: A security company manager was sentenced to 18 months' jail and fined almost RM200,000 after he pleaded guilty to three separate charges of making false salary and overtime claims for a person who did not work for his employer.

Perak targets two dengue hotspots in Ipoh

By NABILAH HAMUDIN - Thursday, September 22, 2016 - 21:38

IPOH: Massive cleanup operations will be conducted at two dengue hotspots in Perak, namely Kampung Datuk Ahmad Said Tambahan 3 and Kampung Sungai Tapah Tambahan.

Umno isn't behind EC redelineation exercise, says Annuar Musa

By ADRIAN LAI - Thursday, September 22, 2016 - 21:23

KUALA LUMPUR: Umno today denied claims by certain quarters that it had a hand in influencing the Electoral Commission's (EC) to redraw the country’s electoral borders in its favour.

Police to use CCTV footage as lead into schoolboy's death

By RAHMAT KHAIRULRIJAL - Thursday, September 22, 2016 - 20:56

BAGAN SERAI: Police will use closed-circuit television (CCTV) footage as a new lead for their investigation into an accident which killed a primary school pupil here.

Party atmosphere in Bukit Bintang for Malaysian Paralympians

By Laili Ismail and James Sivalingam - Thursday, September 22, 2016 - 19:44

KUALA LUMPUR: A party atmosphere was in full swing at the entrance of the Petronas Twin Towers this evening as hundreds of Malaysians from all walks of life thronged the area.

Desperate family of missing Brazilian offers reward for his rescue

By Audrey Dermawan - Thursday, September 22, 2016 - 19:02

GEORGE TOWN: The family of missing Brazilian Lucas Bondezan is offering a reward to anyone who can find him, dead or alive.

Superstar Libra returns to Penang after year in China

By Audrey Dermawan - Thursday, September 22, 2016 - 18:50

GEORGE TOWN: After a year of calling China home, Superstar Libra, a 10-deck cruise ship operated by Star Cruises, returned to Penang today to begin offering services from the Penang Port.

Dewan Rakyat to resume Oct 17, 2017 Budget to be tabled on Oct 21

By Bernama - Thursday, September 22, 2016 - 18:17

KUALA LUMPUR: The next sitting of Dewan Rakyat is set to begin on Oct 17.

Najib: Malaysian Paralympics medallists can become icons for all

By Azura Abas - Thursday, September 22, 2016 - 17:57

SEPANG: Prime Minister Datuk Seri Najib Razak wants the Malaysian medal winners of the Rio Paralympic Games to become icons for all Malaysians.

PKR's Penampang MP quits to join Shafie's new party

By Kristy Inus - Thursday, September 22, 2016 - 17:38

KOTA KINABALU: PKR's Penampang Member of Parliament Darell Leiking has left the party to join former Umno vice president Datuk Seri Shafie Apdal's Sabah-based party.

Welcome home, heroes: More than 1,000 greet Msian Paralympians at KLIA

By Azura Abas - Thursday, September 22, 2016 - 17:07

SEPANG: More than 1,000 fans gave a rousing welcome to Malaysia’s Rio Paralympians upon their arrival at the Kuala Lumpur International Airport (KLIA) today.

Zahid: Muslim estate inheritance issues should be resolved in a week

By Nur Aqidah Azizi - Thursday, September 22, 2016 - 17:01

NILAI: In a call for bureaucratic efficiency, Deputy Prime Minister Datuk Seri Dr Ahmad Zahid Hamidi has suggested that outstanding matters of estate inheritance among the Muslim community should be resolved in no more than seven working days.

New airport tax rate effective Jan 1 next year, increase moderate

By Beatrice Nita Jay - Thursday, September 22, 2016 - 16:55

KUALA LUMPUR: New rates for the Passenger Service Charge (PSC), formerly known as airport tax, will be implemented on January 1 next year.

IT manager jailed nine months, fined RM7k for injuring & intimidating ex-wife

By TEOH PEI YING - Thursday, September 22, 2016 - 16:43

SEREMBAN: An information technology manager was sentenced to nine months’ jail and fined RM7,000 by the Magistrate’s Court here today for injuring and intimidating his ex-wife last year.

Body of Egyptian tourist found in Langkawi waters

By MELISSA DARLYNE CHOW - Thursday, September 22, 2016 - 16:29

LANGKAWI: An Egyptian tourist, who went missing at sea on Monday evening after falling off the balcony of a hotel here, was found dead at 1.30pm today.

All Perak flood evacuees return home, survey damage

By NABILAH HAMUDIN - Thursday, September 22, 2016 - 16:20

PANTAI REMIS: All flood evacuees in Perak have returned home after flood waters caused by high tide here and in Bagan Datoh subsided today.

Customs enforcement team now on the frontline at border checkpoints

By ILI SHAZWANI - Thursday, September 22, 2016 - 16:15

BUKIT KAYU HITAM: The Customs Department is expanding the Collaborated Border Management (CBM) system, established in Johor and Sabah two months ago, to the northern states beginning today.

Police find bullets, shells and sword from Sandakan house

By OLIVIA MIWIL - Thursday, September 22, 2016 - 15:44

SANDAKAN: Police found 30 live bullets, three spent shell casings and a sword from a house at Kampung Mangkalinau here on Tuesday.

Five RTD officers arrested by MACC in Kedah, Perlis sweep

By MASRIWANIE MUHAMADING - Thursday, September 22, 2016 - 15:40

SUNGAI PETANI: Five Road Transport Department (RTD) officers, including four assistant enforcement officers and a vehicle inspector, were arrested by the Malaysian Anti-Corruption Commission (MACC) in Kedah and Perlis today.

Jobless man sent to the gallows for cannabis trafficking

By Shanti Gunaratnam - Thursday, September 22, 2016 - 15:34

KUALA LUMPUR: The High Court today sent an unemployed man to the gallows for trafficking in 9.63 kg of cannabis, more than two years ago.

Single mum jailed two years for possessing terrorism-related material

By Shanti Gunaratnam - Thursday, September 22, 2016 - 15:27

KUALA LUMPUR: A single mother was today sentenced to two years' jail by the High Court for possessing terrorism-related paraphernalia.