New maternity, paediatric ward for Penang General Hospital

By ADRIAN LAI - Monday, 22 December 2014.

GEORGE TOWN: A new maternity and paediatric block will be built at the Penang General Hospital to replace the now-obsolete Penang Maternity Hospital, said Health Minister Datuk Seri S. Subramaniam today.


Man jailed for stealing Panadol

By KHAIRAH N. KARIM - Monday, December 22, 2014 - 17:15

KUALA LUMPUR: A jobless man was jailed six months by the magistrate's court over theft of painkiller pills two days ago.

Malaysia ranks 4th in use of social media in job search

Monday, December 22, 2014 - 17:13


Foreigners held in Ops Bersepadu Malacca

Monday, December 22, 2014 - 17:09

Malacca: Thirty-two foreigners including eight women were apprehended in Ops Bersepadu at a workers’ quarters near Taman Krubong Jaya here today.

I remember when I briefly lost my friend during tsunami

By Capt Abdul Rahmat Omar Mohamed Haniff - Monday, December 22, 2014 - 17:03

My late brother's wedding dinner reception was on Christmas Day, and my son had just turned two. I had just returned home from work in Langkawi the day before. We celebrated until late night with a karaoke session and turned in very late at the hotel in Subang Jaya.

1962 Asian Games bronze medallist, Thor Gim Soon dies

By ARNAZ M. KHAIRUL - Monday, December 22, 2014 - 16:46

HIS rise came in an era when the world had little to notice about Malaysia, but Thor Gim Soon played his part in giving the country's some significant headlines.

Sabah latest to be hit by flood

By Roy Goh - Monday, December 22, 2014 - 16:42

TENOM: More than 100 people were evacuated from their homes as more than 50 villages were affected by floods following heavy rain, here, since last night.

Robbers escape with only two necklaces

By Hariz Mohd - Monday, December 22, 2014 - 16:42

IPOH: A gang of four robbers could only grab two gold necklaces worth RM4,000 from a jewellery shop in Jalan Ali Pitchay off Jalan Yang Kalsom, here, before fleeing in a haste this afternoon.

Thai maid sentenced to death for drug trafficking

Monday, December 22, 2014 - 16:18

SHAH ALAM: The High Court here today sentenced a maid from Thailand to death after finding her guilty as charged for trafficking in Methamphetamine weighing 2.81kg at the Kuala Lumpur International Airport (KLIA) in Sepang, last year (March 2013).

Think positive despite less As, PT3 candidates told

By FIRDAOUS - Monday, December 22, 2014 - 15:58

PORT KLANG: Teachers and parents are advised to remain positive with the Form Three Assessment’s (PT3) shocking result as it will benefit the students in the long run despite the declining number of straight A's scorers.

Kuantan flood: Rivers water level nearing danger level

Monday, December 22, 2014 - 15:53

KUANTAN: Continuous downpour has forced more people out of their homes with the flood victims increasing to 318 people compared to 108 people at 10am.