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UTM says safety precautions taken at deadly buggy race in Kuantan

By Ahmad Fairuz Othman - Sunday, 25 September 2016.

JOHOR BARU: Universiti Teknologi Malaysia (UTM), which organised the Education Innovation Motorsports and Automotive Race (EIMARace) in Kuantan, Pahang that saw two spectators killed in an accident today, said it had taken all necessary safety precautions at the event.

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Kuantan buggy crash: Father and daughter laid to rest in Bukit Ubi

By T.N.Alagesh - Sunday, September 25, 2016 - 23:24

KUANTAN: Some 200 people gathered at the Bukit Ubi Muslim cemetery here today for the burial of a father and daughter, who were killed after a racing buggy ploughed into them.

Mission Failed: Two men unsuccessful in stealing cow, car gets burned

By Bernama - Sunday, September 25, 2016 - 22:43

KEPALA BATAS: Two men who tried to steal two cows failed when their action was discovered by villagers in an incident in Lahar Tiang here last night.

myPPP amend party's constitution

By Bernama - Sunday, September 25, 2016 - 21:01

KUALA LUMPUR: The myPPP Extraordinary General Meeting today decided to amend the party’s constitution to allow myPPP in Sabah and Sarawak to to stand on their own without interference from myPPP in Peninsular Malaysia.

Rela can assist on safety of schoolchildren: Zahid

By Bernama - Sunday, September 25, 2016 - 20:20

NEW YORK: Deputy Prime Minister Datuk Seri Dr Ahmad Zahid has offered the services of the People’s Volunteer Corps (Rela) to control traffic near school compounds in order to avoid the risk of fatal accidents involving students as occurred in Terengganu and Perak recently.

Young hiker injured after falling from Gua Tempurung hill slope

By Seri Nor Nadiah Koris - Sunday, September 25, 2016 - 19:36

KAMPAR: A 25 year-old hiker was badly injured after falling while descending a limestone hill at Anak Gua Tempurung Sahom near here today.

20 young kids organise charity for Orang Asli peers

By Nur Aqidah Azizi - Sunday, September 25, 2016 - 18:50

PORT DICKSON: Never underestimate kids. This is especially true for 20 Kidzania CongreZZ members, aged seven to 12, who singlehandedly organised a charity programme for Orang Asli kids at Kampung Orang Asli Bukit Kepong here today.

More NGOs, individuals, lodge police reports against Bersih 5

By FAISAL ASYRAF - Sunday, September 25, 2016 - 18:24

SUBANG JAYA: A number of non-governmental organisations (NGOs) and private individuals lodged police reports on the upcoming Bersih 5 street rally today.

Perak's higher-than-average suicide rate worries Health Department

By Raja Khalidatul Asrin - Sunday, September 25, 2016 - 18:12

IPOH: Perak’s suicide rate is higher than the national average, and the state ranks third in the country for incidents of death by suicide.

Najib en route to Germany for bilateral meeting with Merkel

By FAZLEENA AZIZ - Sunday, September 25, 2016 - 18:00

PUTRAJAYA: Prime Minister Datuk Seri Najib Razak will be making an official visit to Germany from Sept 26 to 28.

Khairy advises Umno Youth to hold strong against new Sabah party

By Kristy Inus - Sunday, September 25, 2016 - 17:26

KOTA KINABALU: Umno Youth chief Khairy Jamaluddin has said efforts must be doubled to ensure party supporters do not sway with the formation of new political parties here.

Sabah minister involved in vehicle accident in Tuaran

By AVILA GERALDINE - Sunday, September 25, 2016 - 17:22

TUARAN: Sabah Youth and Sports Assistant Minister Datuk Masiung Banah was involved in a three-vehicle accident at Jalan Berungis-Tenghilan here today.

Police seize 62,000 meth pills worth RM1.24 million in drug bust

By SULAIMAN JAAFAR - Sunday, September 25, 2016 - 17:08

KOTA BARU: Police seized 62,000 methamphetamine pills valued at about RM1.24 million from two houses in Kampung Pasir Pekan Hilir and Pasir Pekan in Tumpat on Thursday.

10 suspected female human trafficking victims rescued during raid

By EMBUN MAJID - Sunday, September 25, 2016 - 16:37

SUNGAI PETANI: The Kuala Muda district police rescued 10 Indonesian women, believed to be victims of human trafficking, from a house in Taman Intan here last night.

Londoners sink their teeth into Malaysia Fest 2016

By RUPA DAMODARAN - Sunday, September 25, 2016 - 16:23

LONDON: International Trade and Industry Minister Datuk Seri Mustapa Mohamed has assured Malaysian restaurants here that the annual Malaysia Fest showcase will continue in the coming years.

BN special committee on EC redelineation to meet next week

By Seri Nor Nadiah Koris - Sunday, September 25, 2016 - 16:09

PASIR SALAK: Barisan Nasional's (BN) special committee on the proposed redelineation of electoral borders will hold its first meeting on Thursday.

Water supply in Selangor, Putrajaya slowly returning to normal

By HASHINI KAVISHTRI KANNAN - Sunday, September 25, 2016 - 14:56

PUTRAJAYA: Water supply in four major districts, which were disrupted affecting 337,000 consumers, is slowly returning to normal.

Idris allays concerns of PTPTN loan defaulters, says repayment can be worked out

By ADRIAN DAVID - Sunday, September 25, 2016 - 14:43

KUALA TERENGGANU: Those who have yet to settle their National Higher Education Fund Corporation (PTPTN) study loans should not feel that they are in dire straits, assured Datuk Seri Idris Jusoh.

Don't believe everything on social media, says DPM Zahid

By Bernama - Sunday, September 25, 2016 - 13:45

NEW YORK: Malaysian students abroad should not easily accept all the things reported without basing them on facts especially those in the social media, said Deputy Prime Minister Datuk Seri Dr Ahmad Zahid Hamidi.

Kelantan water woes affecting SMEs

By Bernama - Sunday, September 25, 2016 - 13:28

KOTA BARU: The endless water supply woes in Kelantan have not only affected the people but also challenged the capacity of small and medium enterprises (SMEs) in their daily business transactions.

Technology can reduce dependency on foreign workers: MBAM

By Bernama - Sunday, September 25, 2016 - 12:43

KUALA SELANGOR: Industry players in the construction and handicraft sectors are recommended to optimise the use of the technology industry in efforts to reduce dependence on foreign workers.

(Full text) DPM Zahid's speech at UN General Assembly

By Bernama - Sunday, September 25, 2016 - 11:27

KUALA LUMPUR: Following is the full text of the speech by Deputy Prime Minister Datuk Seri Dr Ahmad Zahid Hamidi at the General Debate of the 71st session of the United Nations General Assembly in New York.

Mangrove clearing leads to floods

By Seri Nor Nadiah Koris - Sunday, September 25, 2016 - 11:00

PANTAI REMIS: THE destruction of mangrove forests along the coastal areas is to be blamed for the recent floods that occurred during the high tide phenomenon in several states.

Maintain country's good name, Zahid tells M'sians abroad

By Roy Goh - Sunday, September 25, 2016 - 09:41

NEW YORK: Deputy Prime Minister Datuk Seri Ahmad Zahid Hamidi has reminded Malaysians living abroad to maintain the good name and image of the country.

Malaysia submits proposal to allow international trade of crocodiles

By Bernama - Sunday, September 25, 2016 - 09:36

KUALA LUMPUR: Malaysia has submitted a proposal to allow international trade of crocodiles from the wild at the 17th Conference of Parties, Convention on International Trade in Endangered Species of Wild Fauna and Flora (CITES) in Johannesburg, South Africa.

Kit Siang denies spat between Guan Eng and Ambiga

By PHUAH KEN LIN - Sunday, September 25, 2016 - 00:18

GEORGE TOWN: DAP veteran Lim Kit Siang today sought to play down an alleged spat between his son Lim Guan Eng and activist Datuk Ambiga Sreenevasan, saying the incident had been "misunderstood" by the media.

Msia declares commitment to achieving UN sustainable goals

By Roy Goh - Sunday, September 25, 2016 - 00:03

NEW YORK: Malaysia stands with the international community that favours the need for solidarity under the United Nations to deal with conflict, diseases and climate change through sustainable goals.

Police to deploy 10 officers for UN mission in Darfur

By ZAHRATULHAYAT MAT ARIF - Saturday, September 24, 2016 - 22:53

SEPANG: Police will deploy 10 more officers to serve in Sudan under the United Nations– African Union Mission in Darfur (Unamid) early tomorrow.

Police seek public help on stone-throwing incident which damaged three vehicles

By MASRIWANIE MUHAMADING - Saturday, September 24, 2016 - 22:35

ALOR STAR: Police are seeking help from the public to track down the culprits involved in a stone-throwing incident at KM40.6 of the North-South Expressway (NSE), northbound on Thursday.

Sg Semenyih water treatment plant resumes operation after third shutdown

By NST ONLINE - Saturday, September 24, 2016 - 22:12

KUALA LUMPUR: The Sungai Semenyih water treatment plant resumed operations today following its third shutdown within the space of 48 hours.

Water disruption in KL, PJ on Sept 27 and 28

By Bernama - Saturday, September 24, 2016 - 21:10

KUALA LUMPUR: Several areas in the federal capital and the Petaling district will experience temporary water supply disruptions following upgrading work to boost the efficiency of the water distribution system from 3 am on Tuesday (Sept 27) to 8pm the next day (Sept 28).