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Authorities to identify and help families too poor for vaccinations

By ALIZA SHAH - Tuesday, 28 June 2016.

KUALA LUMPUR : The Health Ministry will collaborate with the Women, Family and Community Development Ministry to identify those left out from getting vaccinated due to poverty.

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Six-year-old girl dies after three-storey fall

By Bernama - Wednesday, June 29, 2016 - 01:29

KUALA LUMPUR: A six-year-old girl was killed after falling from the third floor of a public housing project in Bandar Baru Sentul here, late last night.

Selangor local councils not doing enough for upkeep of low-cost flats

By C. Premananthini - Wednesday, June 29, 2016 - 01:27

KUALA SELANGOR: Most low-cost flats and apartments in Selangor are in a dilapidated state, says Urban WellBeing, Housing and Local Government Minister Tan Sri Noh Omar.

Diphtheria claims third death in Malaysia, this time in Sabah

By OLIVIA MIWIL - Wednesday, June 29, 2016 - 00:49

KOTA KINABALU: Malaysia has recorded its third death from diphtheria, this time involving a three-year-old boy from Menggatal.

Grab driver's night of terror at the hands of cabbies

By ZAHRATULHAYAT MAT ARIF - Wednesday, June 29, 2016 - 00:22

KUALA LUMPUR: A 35-year-old Grab driver was allegedly assaulted by group of taxi drivers, who also damaged his car early today.

Najib brings cheer to occupants of Al-Fikrah Care Centre

By Bernama - Wednesday, June 29, 2016 - 00:09

KUALA LUMPUR: Datuk Seri Najib Tun Razak today sprang a surprise and brought cheer to the occupants of Al-Fikrah Care Centre here when he turned up and settled their bills when they shopped at the 1Malaysia People Textile Shop (KKR1M) in Bandar Tun Hussein Onn, Cheras near here.

1,000 witness fiery Gerakan-DAP debate in Penang

By Phua Ken Lin - Tuesday, June 28, 2016 - 22:59

GEORGE TOWN: Around 1,000 people packed the Caring Society Complex main hall tonight to witness a fiery debate between Gerakan secretary-general Datuk Liang Teik Meng and Penang executive councillor Lim Hock Seng.

Man arrested with drug stash after using workshop as front

By Sylvia Looi - Tuesday, June 28, 2016 - 22:34

TAIPING: A 41-year-old man, who had been using a workshop as a front for his drug activities, was arrested at Kampung Air Kuning here early today.

Firemen launch search for boy missing for a week

By Zarina Abdullah - Tuesday, June 28, 2016 - 21:51

KEMAMAN: The search is on for a 14-year-old boy who went missing after leaving his house in Kampung Cheneh a week ago.

Chaos on Jalan Pahang as crane collapses onto bus and cars

By ZAHRATULHAYAT MAT ARIF - Tuesday, June 28, 2016 - 21:41

KUALA LUMPUR: The traffic at Jalan Pahang, usually challenging for motorists even on good days, turned into a nightmare today after a crane collapsed onto three vehicles there this evening.

Parents could be penalised if found negligent in firecracker explosion case

By Zarina Abdullah - Tuesday, June 28, 2016 - 20:53

KUALA TERENGGANU: Police will conduct a thorough investigation into an incident involving a teenager who sustained serious injuries while playing with firecrackers in Kampung Tok Kah, Dungun

29 complaints of price hikes in run-up to Hari Raya

By HASHINI KAVISHTRI KANNAN - Tuesday, June 28, 2016 - 20:42

PUTRAJAYA: The authorities have so far received 29 complaints related to unlawful price hikes during the Hari Raya Aidilfitri price control campaign nationwide conducted by the Domestic Trade, Cooperatives and Consumerism Ministry since June 16.

32 escalator incidents recorded by DOSH since 2011

By Bernama - Tuesday, June 28, 2016 - 20:25

KUALA LUMPUR: A total 32 incidents involving escalators were recorded nationwide from 2011 to June this year.

Last chance to register illegal workers on June 30

By FAZLEENA AZIZ - Tuesday, June 28, 2016 - 20:04

PUTRAJAYA: Employers have until Thursday (June 30) to participate in the government’s Rehiring Programme to ensure all illegal foreign workers have valid working permits.

SPAD zooms in to nab ticket touts in Larkin

By Halim Said - Tuesday, June 28, 2016 - 19:00

JOHOR BARU: Three ticket touts including an elderly man in his 50s, were caught by a Land and Public Transport Commission (SPAD) enforcement team in an operation at the Larkin Sentral bus terminal today.

Boy's spine broken after bullying incident over 'bad haircut'

By EMBUN MAJID - Tuesday, June 28, 2016 - 18:53

ALOR STAR: A case of mistaken identity landed a 13-year-old boy in hospital with a broken spine.

Property experts to share insights at MyRumah Property Showcase in JB

By Awaina Arbee - Tuesday, June 28, 2016 - 18:52

KUALA LUMPUR: A total of 22 property experts will share their expertise with the public during the second MyRumah Property Showcase, set to take place at Komtar JBCC from July 29 to 31 in Johor Baru.

It's like homecoming for Mah Siew Keong

By FAZLEENA AZIZ - Tuesday, June 28, 2016 - 18:02

PUTRAJAYA: Datuk Seri Mah Siew Keong feels like he is “finally home” after assuming the post of Plantation Industries and Commodities Minister.

Woman on fire after using handphone while filling up petrol

By NST ONLINE - Tuesday, June 28, 2016 - 17:40

KUALA LUMPUR: A woman sustained burns on 60 per cent of her body when she was engulfed by flames after using her handphone at a petrol station in Setapak Indah this afternoon.

Museums Msia manager and 3 officers nabbed by MACC for false claims

By Kelly Koh - Tuesday, June 28, 2016 - 17:21

MALACCA: A manager and three officers from the Department of Museums Malaysia were arrested by the Malaysian Anti-Corruption Commission (MACC) here, for their involvement in submitting false claims.

Over 50pct Msian parents willing to take on debt to fund children's education

By Bernama - Tuesday, June 28, 2016 - 16:57

KUALA LUMPUR: More than 50 per cent of Malaysian parents are willing to go into debt to fund their child’s education, on top of the fact that 80 per cent of them are funding their child’s education from day-to-day income, a HSBC survey revealed.

Mechanical engineer makes millions by exporting durians

By Bernama - Tuesday, June 28, 2016 - 16:43

BANDAR BAHARU: Being passionate about something can really pay off, if one is willing to learn and explore opportunities.

Dengue cases on the rise in 12 states nationwide

By Azura Abas - Tuesday, June 28, 2016 - 15:17

PUTRAJAYA: The number of dengue cases in the country is on the rise, with a 10 to 20 per cent increase for three straight weeks.

Three Penang Umno lawmakers reject appointment as Penang Transport Council members

By PHUAH KEN LIN - Tuesday, June 28, 2016 - 14:50

GEORGE TOWN: Three state Umno lawmakers have refused to sign their appointment letters as Penang Transport Council (PTC) members as the trio are not allowed to influence the implementation of the RM27 billion Penang Transport Master Plan (PTMP).

New ministers, deputy ministers sworn in before Agong

By Bernama - Tuesday, June 28, 2016 - 14:34

KUALA LUMPUR: Newly appointed Second Finance Minister Datuk Johari Abdul Ghani today led the line-up of ministers and deputy ministers who took their oath of office, loyalty and secrecy before Yang di-Pertuan Agong Tuanku Abdul Halim Mu’adzam Shah.

Klia2 branding issue: AirAsia chief to meet minister

By Bernama - Tuesday, June 28, 2016 - 13:26

KUALA LUMPUR: AirAsia Group Chief Tan Sri Tony Fernandes will be meeting Transport Minister Datuk Seri Liow Tiong Lai tomorrow to discuss the klia2 branding issue.

Semporna Umno still intact despite resignations

By OLIVIA MIWIL - Tuesday, June 28, 2016 - 13:11

KOTA KINABALU: Semporna Umno is still intact despite the division’s vice-chief Datuk Dr Jaujan Sambakong, as well as leaders of three wings and branches having announced their resignation from the party yesterday.

Malaysia's third oldest Catholic Church to get RM2.5m facelift

By Marina Emmanuel - Tuesday, June 28, 2016 - 13:04

GEORGE TOWN: Malaysia's third oldest Catholic Church - the Assumption Church - is set to get a facelift via a RM2.5 million restoration project.

Graphic designer gets 20 months jail for possessing IS material

By Shanti Gunaratnam - Tuesday, June 28, 2016 - 12:57

KUALA LUMPUR: A graphic designer was sentenced to 20 months jail by the High Court on two charges of possessing terrorism related items and also counterfeit money.

Explosion: Wedding anniversary celebration turns awry for couple

By Bernama - Tuesday, June 28, 2016 - 12:55

KUALA LUMPUR: A surprise wedding anniversary celebration arranged by a man for his wife ended in a tragedy when the couple were among eight people injured in an explosion which occurred at an entertainment outlet in Puchong early today.

'Semporna Umno members should not act emotionally'

By Roy Goh - Tuesday, June 28, 2016 - 12:27

KOTA KINABALU: Umno members in Semporna will end up losing all they have struggled for by making emotional decisions.