KUALA LUMPUR: A 16-year-old girl decided to set fire to her home at Taman Desa Setapak today, after being grounded for two days.
SUNGAI PETANI: A private religious school here has denied involvement in an alleged student abuse by one of its teachers.
SHAH ALAM: As DAP kicks its heels waiting for a decision from PKR whether it is agreeable to snap polls in Penang, PKR's deputy president has yet to provide an indication any which way.
BESUT: A banana thief, who had slashed a plantation caretaker when confronted, was in turn slashed when he returned to steal the fruit the next day.
KUALA LUMPUR: Turkish ambassador to Malaysia Basak Turkoglu today advised all nations with diplomatic ties, warning them of the threat posed by the Fethullah Gulen-linked network.
PUTRAJAYA: In a historic development today at the 36th Aseanapol Conference, delegates from all 10 countries signed the Communication and Coordination Protocol for Crisis Management (ACCPCM), bringing to a close 10 years of discussions.
PEKAN: Guests attending the Pekan constituency Hari Raya Aidilfitri open house at Taman Tasik Sultan Abu Bakar here on Saturday will be spoilt for choice as there will be 165 stalls serving food on that day.
SHAH ALAM: What started off as a simple mystery involving a car door left open near a restaurant, led police to three robbers on a crime spree.
PUTRAJAYA: There is no need for rallies to be monitored under the National Security Council Act.
KUALA LUMPUR: A senior banker fell to his death from the fifth floor of Menara Southern Bank in Bukit Damansara here today, police said.
JOHOR BARU: The Home Decor and Design Exhibition (Homedec) returns to Johor tomorrow, featuring 400 booths and 140 home furnishing and designs companies, at the Persada Johor International Convention Centre, here.
SETIU: A family picnic ended in tragedy when two cousins drowned at the Caka 2 waterfalls near Ulu Seladang today.
KUCHING: Malaysia’s new sprint king Khairul Hafiz Jantan who had smashed the national 100m record yesterday continued his record breaking feat by smashing the 14-year-old 200m SUKMA record in the semifinals, here today.
PUTRAJAYA: Police have urged the Rubber Industry Smallholders Development Authority (Risda) to conduct thorough research before embarking on cultivating 'ketum' on a commercial scale.
PUTRAJAYA: Malaysia and the Philippines have agreed to set up a 'forward base' in southern Philippines, as part of a combined effort to combat cross-border crime.
BANDAR SERI JEMPOL: A total of 31 people aged between 17 to 50 were arrested in a National Anti-Drug Agency (NADA) operation, here last night.
IPOH: Two siblings, aged 17-months and two-years-old, were admitted to the Seri Manjung Hospital on Monday over suspected diphtheria.
KUALA LUMPUR: The Health Ministry does not bar medical graduates who have not been called up to undergo housemanship at government hospitals to work in other sectors as long as they comply with the stipulated medical practitioner ethics.
PUTRAJAYA: The Animal Welfare Act 2015 is scheduled to be enforced next year, said Veterinary Services Department (DVS) director-general Datuk Dr Kamarudin Md Isa.
KUALA LUMPUR: “Congratulations to the country’s new sprint king!” Datuk Seri Najib Tun Razak said to Khairul Hafiz Jantan who set a new time for the 100-metre dash at the 18th Malaysia Games (Sukma) in Sarawak yesterday.
PUTRAJAYA: New Straits Times reporter Rupa Damodaran emerged the first prize winner of the Pemudah Business Journalism Competition 2015.
KUALA LUMPUR: An unemployed man was charged at the Sessions Court today with raping his 12-year-old neighbour eight years ago.
KLANG: Rural and Regional Development Minister Datuk Seri Ismail Sabri Yaakob has instructed the Rubber Industry Smallholders Development Authority (Risda) to furnish a full report on its call to grow ‘ketum’ in the country on a commercial scale.
GEORGE TOWN: The late Puan Sri Chui Kah Peng, wife of former Penang Chief Minister Tan Sri Dr Koh Tsu Koon, was cremated today at the Batu Gantung crematorium here.
KEPALA BATAS: Two pupils at a primary school here were given medical attention after being exposed to mercury.
KUALA LUMPUR: The Raja Permaisuri Agong, Tuanku Hajah Haminah, today received an honorary Doctorate in Social Works from the Management and Science University in conjunction with its 19th convocation.
KUANTAN: Three Chinese national tourists who were injured in the accident yesterday at KM17.13 involving a bus which was travelling down Genting Highlands, are still at Kuala Lumpur Hospital.
TUMPAT: A youth lost his life after falling off a boat and hitting its propeller, while out fishing with a friend at Pantai Geting here, last night.
KUCHING: The Home Ministry will introduce a number of initiatives to beef up security in the country and restore the people’s confidence, said Deputy Prime Minister Datuk Seri Dr Ahmad Zahid Hamidi said.
KUALA LUMPUR: Earlier polls in Penang might just result in the Opposition pact’s loss of seats, said PKR vice-president Nurul Izzah Anwar.
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