JOHOR BARU: A 34-year old man claimed trial at the Johor Baru Sessions Court today to two counts of illegal possession of a revolver and 30 bullets found during police checks at the North-South Expressway Kempas exit on May 15.
KUALA LUMPUR: The three Philippine fishermen detained by the Royal Malaysian Navy earlier this month, had encroached into Malaysian waters.
KUALA LUMPUR: 1Malaysia Development Berhad (1MDB) today announced that it has made full payment of a fine imposed on it by the central bank.
KUALA LUMPUR: A Standard Operating Procedure (SOP) on maritime security in the Sulu Sea is expected to be established during a trilateral technical meeting between Malaysia, the Philippines and Indonesia tomorrow.
PUTRAJAYA: Barisan Nasional (BN) will only field a winnable and likeable candidate for the Sungai Besar parliamentary by-election, said Umno vice-president Datuk Seri Ahmad Zahid Hamidi.
GEORGE TOWN: Workers at a Bayan Baru factory had a scare this morning when hydrochloric acid leaked from a tank and spilled over onto the factory’s compound.
MALACCA: The state exco will discuss the issue of a ‘Don't Mess With Melaka’ billboard which collapsed and killed a motorcyclist on Tuesday.
ISTANBUL: Malaysia, which is recognised for spearheading global halal standards, has scored another first as it has been invited to join the board of directors of the Standards and Metrology Institute for Islamic Countries (SMIIC).
PETALING JAYA: Education Minister Datuk Seri Mahdzir Khalid said today it is crucial for ASEAN+3 to establish a partnership with East Asia Summit (EAS) countries to expand cooperation in education beyond the ASEAN region.
PUTRAJAYA: The Court of Appeal today upheld an order for Utusan Melayu (Malaysia) Bhd to pay RM200,000 in damages to former opposition leader Datuk Seri Anwar Ibrahim in a defamation suit.
KUALA LUMPUR: The fate of Tourism Malaysia chairman Wee Choo Keong, following his reported outburst at a tourism fair abroad recently, will be decided after May 30.
KUALA LUMPUR: The Education Ministry is committed to maintaining a low dropout rate among Indian students by ensuring that these teenagers stay in school.
KOTA KINABALU: The Sabah Customs Department seized over 6kg of syabu following the arrest of a 34-year-old man at the Kota Kinabalu International Airport here, last weekend.
KUALA LUMPUR: A team of firemen today rescued a horse that fell into a two-metre deep drain in Taman Pinggiran Putra, Seri Kembangan here.
KEMAMAN: Two boys drowned while swimming at the Bukit Belah beach in Kuala Kemaman, yesterday.
GEORGE TOWN: The cancellation of a proposed undersea tunnel will result in a hefty loss to the Penang government, said Penang MCA liaison committee secretary Dr Tan Chuan Hong.
BESUT: A storm slammed into the district here this evening, uprooting several trees in Kampung Bukit Tanah, Tembila.
IPOH: A primary school canteen here has been ordered to close for two weeks beginning yesterday after 29 of its pupils came down with food poisoning.
SABAK BERNAM: Umno Supreme Council member Datuk Seri Ahmad Shabery Cheek hopes that Pas and its splinter party, Parti Amanah Negara (Amanah) will contest against each other in the upcoming Sungai Besar by-election.
KUALA LUMPUR: A 49-year-old contractor discovered an inactive World War 2 bomb while cleaning a drain near Semenyih Sentral here this afternoon.
MUAR: The High Court here today sentenced a car washer to death after he was found guilty of murdering a fishmonger about two years ago.
LANGKAWI: The heavy rain and strong wind which occurred this afternoon damages numerous public facilities including advertisement boards and fences at Dataran Lang here.
LAHAD DATU: A total of 66 illegal immigrants were rounded up during the Ops Gasak 5 at three separate squatter areas here today.
KUALA LUMPUR: A company only managed to get RM50,000 out of nearly RM148 million it claimed was owed by the Port Klang Authority (PKA) over corporate advisory service fees linked to the Port Klang Free Zone (PKFZ).
KUALA LUMPUR: Lipis Member of Parliament Abdul Rahman Mohamad said a fine of RM100,000 to RM500,000 is nothing to those who carry out illegal logging.
JOHOR BARU: Three men aged between 26 and 42 were arrested by police today for their alleged involvement in a spate of armed robberies in Kota Tinggi recently.
DUNGUN: A 49-year-old man was killed when the lorry he was traveling in was rammed by a car near Kampung Air Hitam, here yesterday.
GEORGE TOWN: Penang has again appealed to Works Minister Datuk Fadillah Yusof to give approval in principle, subject to Environment Impact Assessment (EIA) approval, for the third bridge project.
CAMERON HIGHLANDS: Illegal farmers have returned to Cameron Highlands, barely a year after the authorities had launched a massive joint operation to curb illegal farming and land encroachment here.
KUALA LUMPUR: Small farmers in Cameron Highlands who are evicted from their farms can seek help from the state for resettlement purposes, said Natural Resources and Environment Minister Datuk Seri Dr Wan Junaidi Tuanku Jaafar.
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