GEORGE TOWN: The sole NGO representative in the Penang Island City Council, Dr Lim Mah Hui, has described as uncivilised the accusation against him and the Penang Forum NGO over the heritage status of George Town.
KUALA LUMPUR: Malaysian Crime Watch Task Force (MyWatch) chairman Datuk R. Sri Sanjeevan today claimed trial at the magistrate’s court here to a cheating charge involving his two fake British university degrees.
PUTRAJAYA : Zoo Negara needs to discuss with the Natural Resources and Environment Ministry first if they plan to send Nuan Nuan, the cub of panda couple Xing Xing and Liang Liang, to China.
GEORGE TOWN: Controversial rapper Namewee, whose remand order expires today, has been ordered to be released over a probe on his “Oh My God” music video.
JOHOR BARU: The suspension of water sports related co-curricular activities at schools has been lifted yesterday.
KUALA LUMPUR: The Sessions Court today ordered Malaysian National Cycling Federation (MNCF) president Datuk Abu Samah Abd Wahab and his former deputy to pay RM288,275.56 to Sime Darby Foundation over breach of a sponsorship agreement involving a cycling race team.
NEW YORK: The appointment of armed forces chief General Tan Sri Zulkifeli Mohd Zin as the National Security Council’s first director-general is part of the government’s efforts to ensure that security agencies could work in a cohesive manner.
IPOH: Police have arrested 71 suspected triad members including a 17-year-old schoolboy under the ongoing Ops Cantas Khas 2 in the state.
MIRI: Police have seized several firearms registered under the name of corporate figure wanted in connection with the murder of the late Miri PKR secretary and activist Bill Kayong or Mohd Hasbie Abdullah.
MALACCA: A 56-year-old senior officer with the Public Works Department (PWD), remanded to facilitate a corruption probe involving high-ranking civil servants, was released today on a RM300,000 bail.
MALACCA: The sleepy village of Kampung Bertam Malim was rocked this morning when a man ran amok and killed three people in a family, and left two others seriously injured.
MECCA: A total of 2,208 Malaysian pilgrims will perform their haj under the special private packages offered by 16 Malaysian agencies.
THE Ministry of Higher Education is aware of and views seriously the existence of Daesh (Islamic State group) activities among students and staff of higher-learning institutions in the country.
PUTRAJAYA: The following are excerpts from the New Straits Times exclusive interview with Higher Education Minister Datuk Seri Idris Jusoh.
NEW YORK: A change of leadership in the United States will not affect Malaysia’s efforts to be part of the country’s visa-waiver programme, said Deputy Prime Minister Datuk Seri Dr Ahmad Zahid Hamidi.
KUALA LUMPUR: Malaysian Crime Watch Task Force (MyWatch) chairman Datuk R. Sri Sanjeevan is slated to be charged tomorrow morning (Thursday) with allegedly using fake academic qualifications.
SEREMBAN: A man poured gasoline onto a bank counter before threatening to light it up, in a bank robbery at Taman Rasah Jaya this afternoon.
KUALA LUMPUR: Malaysia has recorded a five per cent increase in the number of tourist arrivals from January to June this year, compared to the same period last year.
SHAH ALAM: Tourism, Consumer Affairs and Environment exco Elizabeth Wong and various Selangor local authorities have been tasked with monitoring the earth fissures issue in Bukit Antarabangsa, which surfaced following earthworks for the East Klang Valley Expressway (EKVE) river alignment project.
KUALA LUMPUR: Despite the disappointment of not being able to win the elusive Olympic gold medal, Lee Chong Wei has vowed to give it one last shot at the World Championships in Glasgow next year.
SEPANG: “Do they think we’re in love?”
PASIR PUTIH: Villagers staying near Gong Ketereh river have expressed worry over another possible crocodile attack after a fisherman barely survived the ordeal near the area on Sunday.
SIBU: Three soldiers from a military camp here were remanded on suspicion of causing hurt to their junior colleague last Sunday.
KUANTAN: In the past, Ahmad Osman would join hordes of other trishaw riders for the National Day celebration in the state capital.
KUALA LUMPUR: The decision by the Higher Education Ministry to extend the moratorium on the setup of new private colleges and universities has received the support of private higher education institutions.
YAN: Three fishermen drifted at sea for almost eight hours after their trawler boat capsized due to strong waves about six nautical miles from Pulau Bunting here.
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