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Armed Forces chief: Sabah kidnappers may have inside info

By FAISAL ASYRAF and NAIM ZULKIFLI - Saturday, 1 October 2016.

KUALA LUMPUR: The armed forces chief is not buying into suggestions that foreigners terrorising Sabah waters have been getting lucky breaks.

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MACC on lookout for man in cloned car syndicate case

By Hariz Mohd - Saturday, October 1, 2016 - 12:38

KUALA LUMPUR: The Malaysian Anti-Corruption Commission (MACC) is trying to trace a man by the name of Mohammad Fareez Hasim to facilitate their investigations into cloned car syndicates.

106 illegal immigrants from 8 countries nabbed in KL operation

By HANI SHAMIRA SHAHRUDIN - Saturday, October 1, 2016 - 12:31

KUALA LUMPUR: Police rounded up 106 foreigners yesterday in a special operation to nab illegal immigrants in the country.

Navy to boost links with Esscom, police

Saturday, October 1, 2016 - 11:01

BUTTERWORTH: The Royal Malaysian Navy (RMN) will tighten its security tie-up with the Eastern Sabah Security Command (Esscom) and the police.  

11 Filipinos arrested off Semporna

Saturday, October 1, 2016 - 11:01

LAHAD DATU: The Eastern Sabah Security Command (Esscom) has arrested 11 Filipinos after intercepting two boats, which tried to enter Mantabuan waters off Semporna on Thursday night.

Tattooed body of foreigner found off Perhentian

By Bernama - Saturday, October 1, 2016 - 10:21

KUALA TERENGGANU: A nude body of a man, believed to be a foreigner, was found off Perhentian Island, Besut, yesterday.

Seventeen fishing boat crew robbed, assaulted by gunmen in Lahad Datu waters

By Bernama - Saturday, October 1, 2016 - 09:06

TAWAU: Owner of the fishing boat which was robbed by a group of armed men in the waters off Tungku, Lahad Datu on Saturday, is still traumatised by the incident.

Man accidentally crashes Bentley into Damansara food court

By ZAHRATULHAYAT MAT ARIF - Saturday, October 1, 2016 - 00:11

KUALA LUMPUR: A lawyer escaped with no injuries - except to his dignity - when he accidentally crashed his Bentley into a food court at the Menara Millennium in Damansara this morning.

Water supply disruption still persist in Hulu Langat, Petaling

By Bernama - Friday, September 30, 2016 - 23:14

KUALA LUMPUR: Several areas in Hulu Langat and Petaling are still experiencing water supply disruption following the closure of the Sungai Semenyih Water Treatment Plant due to water odour pollution since Sept 24.

Risks of Zika infection throughout pregnancy

By Bernama - Friday, September 30, 2016 - 23:02

KUALA LUMPUR: According to an obstetrician, pregnant women face the risk of being infected with the Zika virus throughout the pregnancy period as it is associated with birth defects.

Motorcyclist dies after being flung 15-metres from bike

By ZAHRATULHAYAT MAT ARIF - Friday, September 30, 2016 - 22:11

KUALA LUMPUR: A 26-year-old man was killed instantly when his motorcycle rammed into a road divider along the Damansara-Puchong Expressway early today.

Loggers and Orang Asli at loggerheads over Gua Musang logging

By Bernama - Friday, September 30, 2016 - 21:22

KOTA BARU: Logging activities in the Balah Permanent Forest Reserve in Gua Musang are being carried out legally and received the green light from the Kelantan Government and should not be blocked by the Orang Asli.

Police announce transfers, promotions of senior officers nationwide

By ZAHRATULHAYAT MAT ARIF - Friday, September 30, 2016 - 21:13

KUALA LUMPUR: Police today announced the transfers and promotions of senior police officers nationwide.

66th Umno General Assembly to begin on Nov 29

By FERNANDO FONG - Friday, September 30, 2016 - 21:03

KUALA LUMPUR: The 66th Umno General Assembly, which will bring together Umno members nationwide, will be held from Nov 29 to Dec 3.

66th Umno General Assembly to begin on Nov 29

By AWAINA ARBEE AND AMIN MOKHTAR - Friday, September 30, 2016 - 21:03

KUALA LUMPUR: The 66th Umno General Assembly, which will bring together Umno members nationwide, will be held from Nov 29 to Dec 3.

Sabah's Flying Doctors cancellation offset by intensified services via land, water

By Kristy Inus - Friday, September 30, 2016 - 20:59

KOTA KINABALU: The Sabah Health Department will intensify provision of its medical services via land and water following the termination of its mobile clinic via air.

Employers who hire, harbour illegal foreign workers to have assets & bank accounts frozen tomorrow

By Audrey Dermawan - Friday, September 30, 2016 - 20:57

GEORGE TOWN: Employers who continue to hire and harbour illegal foreign workers will have their assets and bank accounts frozen effective tomorrow.

Fuel prices go up in October

By B. SURESH RAM - Friday, September 30, 2016 - 20:55

KUALA LUMPUR: Fuel prices for the month of October will see an increase of between 5 and 10 sen.

Girl, 7, dies after being thrown off motorcycle in Klang

By DAWN CHAN - Friday, September 30, 2016 - 20:20

KLANG: A seven-year-old girl was killed when she was thrown off the motorcycle ridden by her adopted father in a collision with a car along Jalan Paip in Meru, here, earlier today.

Umno, BN express support for new laws governing political donations

By FERNANDO FONG - Friday, September 30, 2016 - 20:14

KUALA LUMPUR: Umno and Barisan Nasional (BN) has lauded the proposal to table new laws under the Political Donations and Expenditure Act.

Umno, BN express support for new laws governing political donations

By AMIN MOKHTAR AND AWAINA ARBEE - Friday, September 30, 2016 - 20:14

KUALA LUMPUR: Umno and Barisan Nasional (BN) has lauded the proposal to table new laws under the Political Donations and Expenditure Act.

Bersih kicks off nationwide roadshow to drum up Malay support

By BARADAN KUPPUSAMY - Friday, September 30, 2016 - 20:01

KUALA LUMPUR: Bersih starts its nationwide roadshow on Saturday in the hope of drumming up flagging rural Malay support for its cause and attract Malay participation in its upcoming rally on Nov 19.

Minimum EPF savings for 55-year-old set to RM228k

By Bernama - Friday, September 30, 2016 - 19:29

KUALA LUMPUR: The Employees Provident Fund (EPF) has announced that the quantum for the basic savings will be revised from RM196,800 to RM228,000 effective Jan 1, 2017.

(UPDATE) Robbers escape with RM500k in under 5 minutes

By DAWN CHAN - Friday, September 30, 2016 - 18:00

KUALA LANGAT: Four masked men, one believed armed with a revolver, robbed a goldsmith shop in a supermarket here and escaped with 12 trays of jewellery earlier today.

Sabahans in interior may be denied medical supply after Sabah Air contract discontinued

By Kristy Inus - Friday, September 30, 2016 - 17:21

KOTA KINABALU: Thousands of remote villagers across rural areas in Sabah may be denied their monthly medical supplies as the State Health Department has decided to discontinue executor Sabah Air Aviation Sdn Bhd's contract.

Lorry driver flees scene after fatally running over motorcyclist

By TEOH PEI YING - Friday, September 30, 2016 - 17:21

SEREMBAN: A motorcyclist was killed when he was run over by a lorry at KM37.8 of the Kajang-Seremban Highway (Lekas), near Ampangan, this morning.

Iskandar Mohd Kaus is new principal private secretary for PM Najib

By FAIRUZ MOHD SHAHAR - Friday, September 30, 2016 - 17:10

PUTRAJAYA: Datuk Iskandar Mohd Kaus has been appointed as the principal private secretary to Prime Minister Datuk Seri Najib Razak, replacing Tan Sri Shukry Mohd Salleh.

College girl arrested after collecting marijuana parcel via Pos Laju

By Goh Pei Pei - Friday, September 30, 2016 - 17:10

KUCHING: A female college student was arrested after collecting a parcel containing around a kilo of marijuana from a Pos Laju outlet at Jalan Song here yesterday.

Umno honours Olympians, Paralympians during special ceremony

By ALIZA SHAH - Friday, September 30, 2016 - 16:52

KUALA LUMPUR: International sporting triumphs uplift the mood of the public and generate positive sentiments across the nation, said Prime Minister Datuk Seri Najib Razak.

Spanish paint specialist makes IKTBN Dusun Tua its Asian training hub

By JUNE MOH - Friday, September 30, 2016 - 16:51

KUALA LUMPUR: National Youth Advance Skills Training Institute (IKTBN) Dusun Tua will be the Asian training hub for Roberlo, a spray paint specialist and manufacturer headquartered in Spain.

Teacher acquitted of molesting 12 year-old pupil

By ILI SHAZWANI - Friday, September 30, 2016 - 16:28

KANGAR: A teacher was acquitted and discharged by the magistrate's court here today, without his defence called, over a charge of molesting a 12 year-old pupil last year.