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OUG shooting: Murder suspect arrested in Subang Jaya

By ZAHRATULHAYAT MAT ARIF - Tuesday, 26 July 2016.

KUALA LUMPUR: Police today detained another suspect, believed to be involved in the recent shooting incident at Taman OUG which saw a woman killed and her daughter injured.

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Penang snap polls: Guan Eng to wait for PKR's decision despite last night's snub

By Audrey Dermawan - Wednesday, July 27, 2016 - 13:14

GEORGE TOWN: Despite PKR's fresh snub over the proposed snap polls in Penang, Chief Minister Lim Guan Eng said he would await official word from PKR before deciding on the next course of action.

Depressed businessman jumps to his death from Subang Jaya shopping mall

By NST ONLINE - Wednesday, July 27, 2016 - 12:56

SUBANG JAYA: A man, overcome by depression, is believed to have committed suicide by jumping to his death from the fifth floor of a shopping mall in USJ19 this morning.

Hazmat team deployed after house thermometer breaks, leaking mercury

By HANI SHAMIRA SHAHRUDIN - Wednesday, July 27, 2016 - 12:41

KUALA LUMPUR: The Fire and Rescue Department’s hazardous material (Hazmat) team was deployed to a house in Jalan Dutamas to contain mercury exposure, after a thermometer in the house broke, last night.

Two doctors plead guilty to falsifying medical reports

By Sylvia Looi - Wednesday, July 27, 2016 - 12:34

IPOH: Two doctors from two private clinics today pleaded guilty to falsifying medical reports of applicants taking the Road Transport Department's vocational driving licence, three years ago.

Thirty four years on, army members keep Raya reunion tradition alive

By ADRIAN DAVID - Wednesday, July 27, 2016 - 12:34

KUALA LUMPUR: It has been 34 years and counting, but the Armed Forces short-service commissioned officers of Intake 43/3 are still continuing their tradition of reuniting at each Hari Raya Aidilfitri.

Penang Umno: Guan Eng should step down due to snap polls snub

By Audrey Dermawan - Wednesday, July 27, 2016 - 12:21

GEORGE TOWN: Penang Umno has urged Chief Minister Lim Guan Eng to step down after the PKR snub over DAP's snap polls proposal in the state.

High Court denies Dr M's bid to cross-examine Najib over affidavit

By HIDIR REDUAN - Wednesday, July 27, 2016 - 11:53

KUALA LUMPUR: The High Court has denied a bid by Tun Dr Mahathir Mohamad and two others to cross-examine Datuk Seri Najib Razak over his purportedly contradictory affidavit that supports his application to strike out a lawsuit linked to the 1Malaysia Development Bhd (1MDB) issue.

Sultan Johor condemns fake social media statement using his name

By Ahmad Fairuz Othman - Wednesday, July 27, 2016 - 10:49

JOHOR BARU: The Sultan of Johor, Sultan Ibrahim Sultan Iskandar has condemned a false statement made on social media which had used his name to comment on the country's political issues.

'Don't admonish students who offer constructive criticism'

By Awaina Arbee - Wednesday, July 27, 2016 - 00:59

KUALA LUMPUR: Students who voice out criticism in a constructive manner should not be subjected to any disciplinary action, said Deputy Prime Minister Datuk Seri Dr Ahmad Zahid Hamidi.

Student electrocuted to death while taking shower

By Bernama - Wednesday, July 27, 2016 - 00:30

SEREMBAN: A Korean university student died after she was believed to have been electrocuted in a bathroom of her family home at Garden Homes, Seremban 2, here, yesterday.

PKR yet to be convinced of DAP's call for snap polls

By ARNAZ M. KHAIRUL - Wednesday, July 27, 2016 - 00:15

PETALING JAYA: The PKR central committee, after deliberating in a three-hour special meeting ton, announced that they have yet to be convinced by Penang Chief Minister Lim Guan Eng's proposal for snap state elections.

Cyber laws to be reviewed to curb IT, social media abuse: Azalina

By Bernama - Tuesday, July 26, 2016 - 22:36

KUALA LUMPUR: The country’s cyber laws will be studied and enhanced to prevent abuse of information technology (IT) and social media, said Minister in the Prime Minister’s Department Datuk Seri Azalina Othman Said.

RM400m to overcome water woes in Klang Valley

By Bernama - Tuesday, July 26, 2016 - 22:10

KUALA LUMPUR: Water woes in the Klang Valley will be solved in stages with the Selangor government providing an allocation of RM400 million.

'Grenade' in Taman Midah bank turns out to be a toy

By ZAHRATULHAYAT MAT ARIF - Tuesday, July 26, 2016 - 21:33

KUALA LUMPUR: An object, resembling a grenade found at a bank at Taman Midah here early today, turned out to be a toy.

Car thief pulls out loaded pistol on policemen

By ADRIAN DAVID - Tuesday, July 26, 2016 - 20:12

BESUT: Luck ran out for a car thief after he was ratted out by residents in Kampung Tok Saboh, Kuala Besut, recently.

'Superman' Mat Rempit brought to earth, lands himself in jail

By Bernama - Tuesday, July 26, 2016 - 20:07

KUALA LUMPUR: A welding assistant was sentenced to two days' jail and fined RM5,500 by the Traffic Court here today after he pleaded guilty to riding his motorcycle in a reckless and dangerous manner.

Reaching out to underprivileged

By RAHMAT KHAIRULRIJAL - Tuesday, July 26, 2016 - 20:02

BAGAN DATOH: The scorching sun did not deter the Northern Corridor Implementation Authority’s (NCIA) officers from reaching out to the underprivileged, here, to bring them daily necessities and kuih raya.

A spring in their step: Here's why Bandar Tasik Puteri residents spend almost nothing on their water bills

By NAIM ZULKIFLI - Tuesday, July 26, 2016 - 19:40

RAWANG: While most people have to fork out thousands of ringgit to install water purifiers and filters in their homes, the residents of Bandar Tasek Puteri and its surrounding areas have been enjoying spring water straight from the source.

Two men killed as 4WD vehicle rams into trailer in Gua Musang

By RAMLI IBRAHIM - Tuesday, July 26, 2016 - 19:24

GUA MUSANG: Two men were killed and another injured in an accident involving a four-wheel drive vehicle and a trailer carrying a bulldozer at KM11 of the Gua Musang-Kuala Lipis road this afternoon.

Another dead body found, believed to be from Kota Tinggi capsized boat

By Chuah Bee Kim - Tuesday, July 26, 2016 - 19:16

KOTA TINGGI: A dead body, believed to be from Saturday's boat tragedy in Pantai Batu Layar, was found at noon today.

Dr Subramaniam pays finals respects to Chui Kah Peng

By PHUAH KEN LIN - Tuesday, July 26, 2016 - 18:02

GEORGE TOWN: Health Minister Datuk Seri Dr S. Subramaniam today paid his last respects to Puan Sri Chui Kah Peng, the wife of former Penang chief minister Tan Sri Dr Koh Tsu Koon.

Welfare Dept looking for family of baby dumped in rubbish bin

By Chuah Bee Kim - Tuesday, July 26, 2016 - 17:58

KULAI: The Johor Welfare Department is looking for the relatives of a 25-day-old baby boy who was found in a rubbish bin at Taman Jaya Sepakat, Senai near here on July 3.

Five Thai masseuses detained for abusing social visit passes

By EMBUN MAJID - Tuesday, July 26, 2016 - 17:52

SUNGAI PETANI: Five Thai women have been detained for misusing their social visit passes, following a raid by the Kedah Immigration Department here early this morning.

AirAsia warns public of another online scam

By Bernama - Tuesday, July 26, 2016 - 17:44

KUALA LUMPUR: AirAsia Bhd has warned the public of another online scam that has been circulating via social media stating that the airline is offering free flights after completing a survey.

Man slashed with parang after demanding for debt to be paid

By Zarina Abdullah - Tuesday, July 26, 2016 - 17:35

BESUT: Four men were detained on Sunday for their suspected involvement in an assault case near Pantai Bukit Keluang.

Saudi Arabia offers full scholarships for 100 Malaysian male students for 2017 intake

By Farezza Hanum Rashid - Tuesday, July 26, 2016 - 17:09

KUALA LUMPUR: The Royal Embassy of Saudi Arabia today announced that 100 Malaysian students will be given full scholarships to further their studies at the Mohamed Bin Saud University in Riyadh for the 2017 intake.

Malaysia prepared to collaborate with US on human trafficking issues

By FAIRUZ MOHD SHAHAR - Tuesday, July 26, 2016 - 16:48

PUTRAJAYA: Deputy Prime Minister Datuk Seri Ahmad Zahid Hamidi today received a courtesy call from the United States' Ambassador-at-Large to Monitor and Combat Trafficking in Persons, Susan Coppedge.

Johor wants 'water taxi' service between Kong Kong, Pasir Gudang and Changi

By Ahmad Fairuz Othman - Tuesday, July 26, 2016 - 16:25

JOHOR BARU: The Johor government is seeking to set up a 'water taxi' service for passengers and vehicles between Kong Kong, Pasir Gudang and Changi, Singapore.

Taman OUG shooting: Remand extended for eight murder suspects

By Shanti Gunaratnam - Tuesday, July 26, 2016 - 16:23

KUALA LUMPUR: The High Court today revised the remand order of eight people, who have been arrested to assist investigations into the June 6 shooting in Taman OUG, which saw a real estate agent killed and her eight-year-old daughter seriously injured.

Ayer Keroh toll booth rammed by lorry for second time in a month

By Jason Gerald John - Tuesday, July 26, 2016 - 15:08

MALACCA: A toll booth which was rammed by a sleepy lorry driver earlier this month, was rammed yet again by an overloaded lorry at the Ayer Keroh plaza toll here, this morning.