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Malaysians lost more than RM100m to get-rich-quick schemes this year

By ALIZA SHAH - Monday, 25 July 2016.

KUALA LUMPUR : Police have received more than 400 reports involving get-rich-quick schemes, worth more than RM100 million in the first quarter of this year.

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Azmin to Selangor PAN deputy chief: Are you being a beggar?

By SYED UMAR ARIFF - Monday, July 25, 2016 - 12:01

KUALA LUMPUR: Cracks within opposition pact Pakatan Harapan in Selangor continued to widen today when embattled Menteri Besar Datuk Seri Azmin Ali returned the salvo launched Selangor Parti Amanah Negara (PAN) deputy chief Saari Sungib.

Police committee set up to curb 'lenient' punishments, says deputy IGP

Monday, July 25, 2016 - 11:02

KUALA LUMPUR: A committee under the purview of the police’s two top officers is responsible for monitoring and ensuring that punishments, imposed on its wayward officers, commensurate with the offences committed.

Commission wants more bite in law

By HANI SHAMIRA SHAHRUDIN AND ALIZA SHAH - Monday, July 25, 2016 - 11:02

KUALA LUMPUR: The Enforcement Agencies Integrity Commission (EAIC), in serving to ensure enforcement personnel toe the line while discharging their duties, has taken enforcement agencies to task for their lack of action.

'Transferring errant personnel just transfers problems to another place'

Monday, July 25, 2016 - 11:01

KUALA LUMPUR: Enforcement agencies must stop their age-old practice of redeploying wayward personnel as it has done little to address the core problem.

IS's tactics make things harder for cops

By ALIZA SHAH - Monday, July 25, 2016 - 11:01

KUALA LUMPUR: The Islamic State’s (IS) highly compartmentalised approach to planning terror attacks involving several cells in the country is making it difficult for police to gather intelligence and foil its plans. 

Tell students about IS danger, teachers urged

Monday, July 25, 2016 - 11:01

KUALA NERANG: Schoolchildren should be made aware of the dangers of extremism so that they are not influenced by militant movements.

Search on for why vaccinated adults contract diphtheria

By Farezza Hanum Rashid - Monday, July 25, 2016 - 11:00

KUALA LUMPUR: Bacteria that cause diseases like diphtheria are constantly evolving to survive, and doing so will increase their virulence, says a medical expert.

Baby dies days after diphtheria check-up

By MASRIWANIE MUHAMADING - Monday, July 25, 2016 - 11:00

SUNGAI PETANI: Muhammad Rushaidi Rizqi, 11 months, who was in a critical condition last month after being diagnosed with diphtheria, died about 2am yesterday.

Police detain factory worker in real estate agent murder case

By Bernama - Monday, July 25, 2016 - 10:45

KUALA LUMPUR: Police detained a factory worker suspected of involvement in the fatal shooting of a female real estate agent in Taman OUG in Old Klang Road here on July 6.

Explosion rocks bank in Muadzam Shah

By Nik Imran Abdullah - Monday, July 25, 2016 - 10:29

MUADZAM SHAH: A bank in Muadzam Shah was severely damaged after an explosion took place at the outlet early this morning.

Uphold Malaysia's sovereignty, reject extremism, says Najib

By ADRIAN LAI AND RAHMAT KHAIRULRIJAL - Monday, July 25, 2016 - 01:17

BAGAN DATOH: Prime Minister Datuk Seri Najib Razak has called on all Malaysians to uphold the nation’s sovereignty and to reject militant extremism to preserve the country’s peace.

Man killed in car crash along East Coast Expressway 2

By ADRIAN DAVID - Sunday, July 24, 2016 - 23:20

DUNGUN: A motorist was killed when he lost control of his car at KM374.1 of the East Coast Highway 2 along the Kuantan-Kuala Terengganu stretch, yesterday.

Penang Gerakan extends condolences over Chui's death

By Audrey Dermawan - Sunday, July 24, 2016 - 22:38

GEORGE TOWN: Penang Gerakan has expressed its heartfelt condolences to former Penang chief minister Tan Sri Dr Koh Tsu Koon over the passing of his wife, Puan Sri Chui Kah Peng, today.

PM Najib joins 20,000 crowd at Tourism Ministry Aidilfitri open house

By RAHMAT KHAIRULRIJAL - Sunday, July 24, 2016 - 22:04

BAGAN DATOH: Prime Minister Datuk Seri Najib Razak and his wife Datin Seri Rosmah Mansor joined more than 20,000 guests in a colourful national-level Hari Raya Aidilfitri open house here tonight.

From banker to humanitaran: How one woman gave up her career to become a MyCorps volunteer

By FAIRUZ MOHD SHAHAR - Sunday, July 24, 2016 - 21:19

PUTRAJAYA: She had a stable, lucrative career as a banker. However, A. Gayathri still felt that there was something missing in her life.

Four Vietnamese vessels detained for illegally fishing in Terengganu waters

By Adrian David and Zarina Abdullah - Sunday, July 24, 2016 - 20:15

KUALA TERENGGANU: Four Vietnamese vessels, worth a total of RM1.7 million, were seized by the Malaysian Maritime Enforcement Agency (MMEA) for illegally fishing off Terengganu waters, on Friday.

PAN talks on Penang snap polls inconclusive

By C. Premananthini - Sunday, July 24, 2016 - 19:39

SABAK BERNAM: Parti Amanah Negara (PAN) has yet to make a decision on whether to support the call for a snap election in Penang.

Eighth drowning victim found in Kota Tinggi capsize incident [VIDEO]

By Halim Said - Sunday, July 24, 2016 - 18:00

KOTA TINGGI: An eighth drowning victim was found at 4.10pm, while 20 people are still feared missing in a boat capsize incident in Pantai Batu Layar, here.

Pas doubts Penang snap polls will materialise

By Audrey Dermawan - Sunday, July 24, 2016 - 17:19

TASEK GELUGOR: Pas has cast doubt that the proposed snap polls for Penang will go on as planned.

Four Indonesian human-trafficking victims rescued in Sg Petani

By EMBUN MAJID - Sunday, July 24, 2016 - 16:58

SUNGAI PETANI: Police rescued four Indonesian women, believed to be victims of human trafficking, at a house in Taman Mulia, here early this morning.

Six shops razed in Langkawi morning blaze

By Hamzah Osman - Sunday, July 24, 2016 - 16:18

LANGKAWI: Six single-storey shops in Pekan Maksirat were destroyed when fire broke out at the shoplot area this morning.

Kota Tinggi boat capsize: Three more bodies found, total stands at seven dead

By HALIM SAID and AHMAD FAIRUZ OTHMAN - Sunday, July 24, 2016 - 16:14

KOTA TINGGI: Three more bodies were recovered off Pantai Batu Layar here today, bringing the total to seven bodies recovered after last night's capsized boat incident involving illegal Indonesian immigrants.

Awang Adek's return to politics after two-year US stint boon to Kelantan: Mustapa

By Bernama - Sunday, July 24, 2016 - 15:59

MACHANG: The decision of former Malaysian ambassador to the United States Datuk Dr Awang Adek Hussain to be active again in politics will impact greatly on development in the state.

Second child in Kedah family dies of diphtheria

By MASRIWANIE MUHAMADING - Sunday, July 24, 2016 - 15:54

SUNGAI PETANI: An 11-month-old baby, who had been in critical condition after contracting diphtheria a month ago, has died.

Malaysia condemns 'sickened' Kabul attack

By Bernama - Sunday, July 24, 2016 - 15:14

KUALA LUMPUR: Malaysia condemns Saturday’s attack in Kabul, Afghanistan as Prime Minister Datuk Seri Najib Razak said “murder of innocents are never justified.”

Terengganu MB tells civil servants: Be problem-solvers, not pencil-pushers

By ADRIAN DAVID - Sunday, July 24, 2016 - 14:40

KUALA TERENGGANU: Civil servants should be problem-solvers, instead of giving the public the runaround when approached for assistance.

Education Ministry to ensure no extremist 'sleeper cells' among teachers, students

By EMBUN MAJID - Sunday, July 24, 2016 - 14:36

KUALA NERANG: The Education Ministry will take necessary precautions to ensure that there are no underground movements or "sleeper cells" to promote extremism among teachers and students.

Tun Mustapha Park, Malaysia's largest marine park, officially launched

By AVILA GERALDINE - Sunday, July 24, 2016 - 14:12

KUDAT: Sabah Chief Minister Datuk Seri Musa Aman launched Tun Mustapha Park (TMP), Malaysia's biggest marine park, here today.

Slowly but surely, things are looking up for Cameron Highlands

By NABILAH HAMUDIN - Sunday, July 24, 2016 - 13:58

CAMERON HIGHLANDS: The government's continuous efforts to curb land encroachment activities in Cameron Highlands is beginning to bear fruit.

Body of boy who drowned in Ampang drain turns up in Klang a day later

By FAISAL ASYRAF - Sunday, July 24, 2016 - 13:26

KUALA LUMPUR: The body of 10-year-old boy, who fell into a drain at Ampang on Thursday, was eventually found in Sungai Pinang in Klang yesterday.