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Kedah Umno leaders attend closed-door session with Najib over MB crisis

By ADRIAN LAI - Friday, 22 January 2016.

KUALA LUMPUR: The majority of Kedah Umno leaders have arrived at Putra World Trade Centre here to attend a meeting with Prime Minister Datuk Seri Najib Razak to discuss the unfolding menteri besar crisis in the northern state.

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Hailstones as big as 20 sen coins hit Shah Alam

By DAWN CHAN - Friday, January 22, 2016 - 18:24

SHAH ALAM: Several parts of Shah Alam were hit by a hailstorm about 4.30pm today.

Twelve men charged with causing commotion while armed with parangs

By KHAIRAH N. KARIM - Friday, January 22, 2016 - 18:21

PETALING JAYA: Twelve men were charged at the magistrate's Court today with causing a commotion in public while armed with parangs on Monday.

City Hall gives green light for anti-TPP protest at Padang Merbok

By ZAHRATULHAYAT MAT ARIF - Friday, January 22, 2016 - 18:11

KUALA LUMPUR: City Hall has given the green light to the anti-Trans Pacific Partnership Agreement (TPP)'s organisers to hold a street demonstration at Padang Merbok, instead of Dataran Merdeka tomorrow.

Myanmar national arrested for alleged car thefts in Shah Alam

By C. - Friday, January 22, 2016 - 17:46

SHAH ALAM: Police have detained a 29-year old Myanmar national last week, for alleged involvement in car thefts here.

EC chairman retires after seven years in post

By FAZLEENA AZIZ - Friday, January 22, 2016 - 17:42

PUTRAJAYA: Election Commission (EC) chairman Tan Sri Aziz Mohd Yusof formally handed over his duty today to his deputy Datuk Seri Hashim Abdullah after seven years in the position.

Qu Puteh product banned by Health Ministry; contains "high levels" of mercury

Friday, January 22, 2016 - 17:41

KUALA LUMPUR: The Health Ministry today announced a ban on a product from popular cosmetics line Qu Puteh.

Arrest of 22-year-old: RM70,000 worth of drugs seized

By Kelly Koh - Friday, January 22, 2016 - 17:33

MALACCA: Police arrested a 22-year-old Malaysian and seized drugs worth over RM70,000 during a raid at a condominium in Klebang here.

Terengganu second safest place to live in after Malacca

By ADRIAN DAVID - Friday, January 22, 2016 - 17:00

KUALA TERENGGANU: The involvement of education institution liaison police officers has managed to check delinquency and crime among pupils in the state, said Terengganu’s top cop.

USM enters into science research tie-up with Iran university

By PREDEEP - Friday, January 22, 2016 - 16:30

GEORGE TOWN: Universiti Sains Malaysia (USM) and Iran’s University of Science and Culture (USC) today agreed to establish an academic and research relationship in science research.

Tighten regulations on killing of marine wildlife, says Lee Lam Thye

By AVILA GERALDINE - Friday, January 22, 2016 - 16:10

KOTA KINABALU: Shark hunting and finning activities in Sabah should be banned due to the economic, sustainability and humane reasons, said social activist Tan Sri Lee Lam Thye.

Johor police fight dengue menace

By Halim Said - Friday, January 22, 2016 - 15:49

JOHOR BARU: Police here not only have to fight crime, they also have to kill mosquitoes following the rise in dengue cases here .

Police shut down 'Mata Besar'

Friday, January 22, 2016 - 15:44

SEREMBAN: Police busted a notorious group known as the “Mata Besar” gang, believed to be responsible for house robberies and car theft cases in Negri Sembilan and Selangor.

Private university in PJ evacuates campus following bomb hoax

By ZAHRATULHAYAT MAT ARIF - Friday, January 22, 2016 - 15:22

PETALING JAYA: More than 2,000 students of a private university here were forced to evacuate the university's building for four hours, following a bomb threat.

Improved Tabika Kemas syllabus to be ready by 2017

By Nuradzimmah Daim - Friday, January 22, 2016 - 14:58

SELAYANG: An improved kindergarten syllabus for Tabika Kemas (Community Development Department) will be implemented by next year.

APs re-issued to enable relocation of 70k tonnes of bauxite in Kuantan

By Esther Landau - Friday, January 22, 2016 - 14:00

KUCHING: The Natural Resources and Environment Ministry has approved the re-issuance of Approved Permits (AP) for bauxite-mining yesterday.

Bauxite cleanup in Kuantan to take another 20 days

By FAISAL ASYRAF - Friday, January 22, 2016 - 13:24

KUALA LUMPUR: The cleanup of bauxite-mining pollution off the roads in Kuantan, Pahang will take another 20 days to complete, said Fire and Rescue Department director-general Datuk Wan Mohd Nor Ibrahim.

4-year-old killed in car accident

By NOR AIN MOHAMED RADHI - Friday, January 22, 2016 - 13:20

KUANTAN: A four-year-old boy was killed when a car from the opposite direction rammed into the car he was travelling in at Jalan Kuantan Bypass today.

53 nabbed in multi-agency operation

By ZAHRATULHAYAT MAT ARIF - Friday, January 22, 2016 - 13:14

KUALA LUMPUR: A total of 53 people were nabbed for various offenses under the 'Ops Total Enforcement', a joint cooperation with police and various agencies.

No out of court settlement in Anwar-Khairy dispute

By HIDIR REDUAN - Friday, January 22, 2016 - 12:42

KUALA LUMPUR: Datuk Seri Anwar Ibrahim and Khairy Jamaluddin failed to settle out of court the former opposition leader's defamation suit against the Youth and Sports Minister.

Repco Low's sentencing postponed to Feb 15

By HIDIR REDUAN - Friday, January 22, 2016 - 12:11

KUALA LUMPUR: The Sessions Court postponed to Feb 15 sentencing of Repco Holdings Bhd former executive chairman Low Thiam Hock, better known as Repco Low in stock market circle.

Man found dead in car in Port Dickson

By Nur Aqidah Azizi - Friday, January 22, 2016 - 12:06

PORT DICKSON: A man in his 20s was found dead in a vehicle in front of a hotel at Batu 8, Teluk Kemang here today.

Registration, Puspakom inspection for 'lori hantu'?

By FAZLEENA AZIZ - Friday, January 22, 2016 - 12:02

PUTRAJAYA: The Road Transport Department (RTD) will carry out a study involving the possibility of mandatory inspection by Puspakom and registration for all ‘lori hantu', said Transport Minister Datuk Seri Liow Tiong Lai.

'Economy stronger than in 1990s'

By A JALIL HAMIDAND SHAREN KAUR - Friday, January 22, 2016 - 11:02

KUALA LUMPUR: Tan Sri Liew Kee Sin, the man who helped put Malaysia on the London property map through the iconic Battersea project, is upbeat about the Malaysian economy despite the current challenges.

Father and daughter die in Teluk Kumbar fire

By PREDEEP NAMBIAR - Friday, January 22, 2016 - 09:21

GEORGE TOWN: A man and his three-month old daughter were killed in a fire at a fishing village at Teluk Kumbar here earlier this morning.

MOH has sufficient supplies of polio, acellular pertussis vaccines

By Rahmat - Friday, January 22, 2016 - 08:52

IPOH: The Health Ministry has stocked up enough supplies of vaccines for polio and acellular pertussis, said its minister Datuk Seri Dr S. Subramaniam yesterday.

Rosmah visits Muhammad Haseef

Thursday, January 21, 2016 - 21:50

BANTING: Nine-year-old Muhammad Haseef Mohd Halim, who lost his whole family in a drowning accident in Hulu Terengganu, was happy when the Prime Minister's wife, Datin Seri Rosmah Mansor, paid him a visit at his aunty's house in Teluk Panglima Garang earlier today.

Drug dealers busted after high-speed chase

Thursday, January 21, 2016 - 20:10

MALACCA: Two suspected drug dealers including a uniformed personnel were nabbed by police after a high-speed chase in Taman Bertam Indah in Bertam Hulu here earlier today.

Negri Sembilan records first dengue death, hospital ward filled with patients

By Khairul Najib Asarulah Khan - Thursday, January 21, 2016 - 20:00

SEREMBAN: Negri Sembilan has recorded its first dengue death since Jan 1 this year.

10,000 people expected at George Town joint open house

By PHUAH KEN LIN - Thursday, January 21, 2016 - 19:52

GEORGE TOWN: Some 10,000 people are expected to pack the streets of George Town to attend an upcoming joint open house staged by 22 clan associations in the heritage enclave.

'Bak Kut Teh' Hari Raya greeting was not enough to incite racial controversy: Witness

By KHAIRAH N. KARIM - Thursday, January 21, 2016 - 19:48

KUALA LUMPUR: A racial spat did not ensue following former sex bloggers Alvivi's "Bak Kut Teh" Hari Raya greeting photo, the Sessions Court heard today.