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Jong-nam assassination: Najib says 'no' to N. Korea demand for joint investigation

By ADRIAN LAI - Monday, 20 February 2017.

KUALA LUMPUR: Prime Minister Datuk Seri Najib Razak has shot down North Korea’s demand for a joint investigation to be conducted into the assassination of Kim Jong-nam, half-brother of North Korean leader Kim Jong-un.

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Do not blame PM for Johor teen cycling tragedy: Education Minister

By Nur Aqidah Azizi - Monday, February 20, 2017 - 17:21

SEREMBAN: Prime Minister Datuk Seri Najib Razak should not be blamed for deadly tragedies that occur in the country.

Asians should change negative mindset about vocational training

By OLIVIA MIWIL - Monday, February 20, 2017 - 17:17

KOTA KINABALU: Asian parents should not be averse to their children being chosen for Technical and Vocational Education and Training (TVET), as the path could lead to gainful employment and a successful, fulfilling career.

MCMC set to launch SaveME 999 app next month

By Farhana Syed Nokman - Monday, February 20, 2017 - 16:21

KUALA LUMPUR: The Communications and Multimedia Ministry (MCMC) has set next month for the launch of SaveME 999, a new smartphone application for the public to seek help from the police.

Jong-nam assassination: We no longer trust Malaysian investigation, says North Korea

By AINA NASA - Monday, February 20, 2017 - 16:17

KUALA LUMPUR: North Korea wants a joint investigation to be conducted into the assassination of Kim Jong-nam, half-brother of North Korean leader Kim Jong-un, and said it has lost trust in the Malaysian investigation.

Woman found safe after missing for 40 hours at Gunung Irau

By ZAHRATULHAYAT MAT ARIF - Monday, February 20, 2017 - 16:02

CAMERON HIGHLANDS: The search for a missing hiker at Gunung Irau has come to a happy ending today after she was found safe.

Najib pays tribute to Just Faaland, who helped formulate NEP

By Awaina Arbee - Monday, February 20, 2017 - 15:55

KUALA LUMPUR: Prime Minister Datuk Seri Najib Razak today expresses his condolences over the passing of Tan Sri Just Faaland.

Madinah is new Auditor-General effective Feb 23

By HASHINI KAVISHTRI KANNAN - Monday, February 20, 2017 - 15:49

PUTRAJAYA: Former Education Ministry secretary-general Tan Sri Dr Madinah Mohamad will be the new Auditor-General, effective Thursday (Feb 23).

Royal 'decree' on nighttime curfew for minors in Johor is fake, says Johor palace

By Ahmad Fairuz Othman - Monday, February 20, 2017 - 15:28

JOHOR BARU: The Johor palace today denied issuing any statement on a supposed nighttime curfew to be imposed on those under 18-years-old in the state, following a tragic accident that killed eight teen cyclists in Johor Baru on Saturday.

Sabah to probe whether UMS salvage work broke law

By AVILA GERALDINE - Monday, February 20, 2017 - 15:01

KOTA KINABALU: A probe will be carried out to determine whether a breach of law was committed in the salvaging works of World War II Japanese shipwrecks by Universiti Malaysia Sabah (UMS), which were later found to be largely missing and destroyed.

PWD engineer charged with cheating former employer in carpet-for-surau case

By ADRIAN DAVID - Monday, February 20, 2017 - 14:54

KUALA TERENGGANU: A Public Works Department assistant engineer was charged today with deceiving his former employer in the installation of a carpet at a surau near here.

Seven suspected gang members nabbed under Poca

By EMBUN MAJID - Monday, February 20, 2017 - 14:50

ALOR STAR: The Magistrate's Court here today ordered seven men to be detained under the Prevention of Crime Act (Poca) 1959 on suspicion of being involved in triad activities.

Domestic trade ministry reminds traders not to sell essential items above ceiling price

By Adie Suri Zulkefli - Monday, February 20, 2017 - 14:47

SUNGAI PETANI: The Domestic Trade, Cooperatives and Consumerism Ministry will not entertain any excuse by traders or suppliers caught with selling essential items above the stipulated ceiling price under the festive price control scheme.

Be mindful of your children's activities and whereabouts, says Rosmah

By HASHINI KAVISHTRI KANNAN - Monday, February 20, 2017 - 14:27

PUTRAJAYA: Parents should be strict with their children's activities and constantly keep tabs on their whereabouts, says the Prime Minister's wife Datin Seri Rosmah Mansor.

Mosquito bike: Kids should be encouraged to pursue passion safely, say coaches

By ARNAZ M. KHAIRUL - Monday, February 20, 2017 - 13:40

MALACCA: Like the children of Brazilian favelas who take to the streets to express their love for football, Malaysians do the same for their basikal nyamuk.

22 members of notorious Geng 24 charged [VIDEO]

By BALVIN KAUR - Monday, February 20, 2017 - 13:23

GEORGE TOWN: Twenty-two men were charged at the Sessions Court here today with being members of an organised criminal group known as Geng 24.

KL-Singapore HSR more than just an infrastructure project

By Azura Abas - Monday, February 20, 2017 - 13:16

PUTRAJAYA: Minister in the Prime Minister's Department Datuk Seri Abdul Rahman Dahlan today launched the KL-Singapore High Speed Rail Strategic Development Framework (SDF) Delivery kick-off.

Mosquito bike deaths: Tragedy unnerves many

By BALVIN KAUR and HIDIR REDUAN - Monday, February 20, 2017 - 13:15

GEORGE TOWN: The accident that killed eight teenage boys, who were riding mosquito bikes in Johor Baru on Saturday, have shaken parents around the country.

Environmental Education mooted as new subject in schools, universities

By THARANYA ARUMUGAM - Monday, February 20, 2017 - 13:08

KUALA LUMPUR: The Natural Resources and Environment Ministry hopes to introduce Environmental Education in schools and universities to help develop civic mindedness and increase awareness on environmental issues.

Jong-nam murder: Give police, forensic unit time to complete autopsy report, says Subra

By BALQIS LIM - Monday, February 20, 2017 - 12:37

KUALA LUMPUR: The police and Forensic Department should be given time and space to complete the autopsy report on Kim Jong-nam, half brother of North Korean leader Kim Jong-un.

Jong-nam murder: Interpol's aid sought to trace whereabouts of masterminds

By Hariz Mohd and Faisal Asyraf - Monday, February 20, 2017 - 12:29

KUALA LUMPUR: Four North Korean men sought by police over the assassination of Kim Jong-nam are believed to be back in their home country.

SSM flooded with complaints not within its power to address

By MELISSA DARLYNE CHOW - Monday, February 20, 2017 - 12:27

KUALA LUMPUR: The Companies Commission of Malaysia (SSM) today advised the public, when filing complaints, to make sure that they are dealing with the relevant ministries or agencies.

Tense atmosphere in Wisma Putra as North Korean ambassador summoned

By NOORSILA ABD MAJID - Monday, February 20, 2017 - 12:17

PUTRAJAYA: The atmosphere is tense in Wisma Putra as North Korean ambassador to Malaysia, Kang Chol, arrived here this morning after being summoned by Wisma Putra, following his criticism on Malaysia for refusing to release the body of Kim Jong-nam.

Former MP among 25 charged with animal cruelty in Sarawak cockfighting case

By ADIB POVERA - Monday, February 20, 2017 - 12:05

KOTA SAMARAHAN: A former member of Parliament was among 25 people charged at the magistrate's court here today for committing cruelty to animals.

Stateless cyclist has high citizenship hopes this week

By MELISSA DARLYNE CHOW - Monday, February 20, 2017 - 12:04

KUALA LUMPUR: German-born stateless cyclist Muhammad Justin Felix Nagel’s nine-year wait to become a Malaysian citizen may soon be over.

City Hall admits to damaging delivery man's bike

By Seri Nor Nadiah Koris - Monday, February 20, 2017 - 11:52

KUALA LUMPUR: City Hall has admitted that it caused damage to a delivery man’s bicycle when it was seized for a parking infringement here on Monday.

Jong-nam murder: Wisma Putra summons N. Korean ambassador to explain accusations

By HASHINI KAVISHTRI KANNAN - Monday, February 20, 2017 - 11:50

PUTRAJAYA: The Foreign Ministry today summoned North Korea ambassador to Malaysia, Kang Chol, to seek an explanation on the accusations leveled against Malaysia over the probe into the murder of Kim Jong-nam.

Sg Petani philanthropist strikes again with free fuel giveaway

By OMAR OSMAN - Monday, February 20, 2017 - 11:41

SUNGAI PETANI: Local philanthropist Abdul Ghani Haron, who shot to fame for a series of incredible charitable acts, struck again today by giving away free petrol fill-ups to motorcyclists here this morning.

Cyclists flood K. T'ganu ahead of Le Tour de Langkawi flag-off

By ADRIAN DAVID - Monday, February 20, 2017 - 11:17

KUALA TERENGGANU: For 90 minutes last night, central Kuala Terengganu was abuzz with over 500 cycling enthusiasts and international professionals passing through on a promotional tour.

North Korean embassy car spotted at Wisma Putra

By NOORSILA ABD MAJID - Monday, February 20, 2017 - 11:10

PUTRAJAYA: A car bearing a diplomatic plate number, believed to belong to the North Korean Embassy, was spotted arrived at the Foreign Ministry today.

Media Prima-NSTP Malacca steal limelight at media awards ceremony

By Kelly Koh - Monday, February 20, 2017 - 10:53

MALACCA: Media Prima-NSTP Malacca stole the show at the Malacca Media Night 2017 yesterday by bagging four prestigious prizes.