Rahman Dahlan tweets warning, pro-Bersih companies will be blacklisted

By HANA NAZ HARUN - Sunday, 23 October 2016.

KUALA LUMPUR: Companies receiving government contracts but support illegal assemblies to topple government will be blacklisted.


Son of NSTP staff wins Tilawah al-Quran

By ZAIDI ISHAM ISMAIL - Sunday, October 23, 2016 - 19:51

SEREMBAN: The son of a New Straits Times Press (M) Bhd (NSTP) staff has emerged as the champion for the 42nd Tadarus al-Quran.

Remand extension for 4, the Sabah Water Department corruption scandal continues

By AVILA GERALDINE - Sunday, October 23, 2016 - 19:31

KOTA KINABALU: Malaysian Anti-Corruption Commission (MACC) has obtained remand extension on four individuals to facilitate the on-going probe into the Sabah Water Department’s corruption scandal.

Ipoh bustles with a multitude of engaging public awareness events

By Muhamad Izzat Nasuruden - Sunday, October 23, 2016 - 19:26

IPOH: The city was abuzz with activity today, as various organisations held vibrant public events to raise awareness for a range of causes.

Former KL police chief Henry Chin dies

By Bernama - Sunday, October 23, 2016 - 19:11

KUALA LUMPUR: Former Kuala Lumpur police chief Tan Sri Henry Chin, 79, died at the University Malaya Medical Centre (UMMC) here due to a stroke this morning.

Injured hiker on Gunung Irau, rescued by Fire and Rescue dept personnel training on the mountain

By Farah Suhaidah Othman - Sunday, October 23, 2016 - 18:56

CAMERON HIGHLANDS: A group of personnel from the state’s Fire and Rescue Department rush to the aid of an injured hiker on Gunung Irau while out training in the field.

End of the road for Gang Matmi duo, cops recovered stolen items, vehicles

By Zarina Abdullah - Sunday, October 23, 2016 - 18:50

MARANG: Police believed they have crippled a gang of thieves known as 'Gang Matmi' following the arrests of two men, aged 24 and 39, in Puchong, Selangor on Tuesday.

Source of Semenyih pollution narrowed down to Nilai, taps still dry in many districts

By DAWN CHAN - Sunday, October 23, 2016 - 18:47

SHAH ALAM: The source of odour pollution that caused the shutdown of the Sungai Semenyih water treatment plant this morning has been roughly pinpointed as Nilai in Negri Sembilan, the Selangor state government has confirmed.

BN not abandoning Vision 2020, leaders stated

By HANA NAZ HARUN - Sunday, October 23, 2016 - 18:40

KUALA LUMPUR: Malaysia’s new 30-year transformation plan, the 2050 National Transformation (TN50), was not designed to abandon Vision 2020.

Opposition MPs walkout immature, disgraceful, says Umno VP

By Halim Said - Sunday, October 23, 2016 - 18:33

KLUANG: Umno vice president Datuk Seri Hishammuddin Hussein today critisized Opposition lawmakers for staging a walkout during the 2017 Budget presentation on Friday, calling the act immature, unbecoming and disgraceful.

PAS: We will contest wherever DAP is contesting

By SYED UMAR ARIFF - Sunday, October 23, 2016 - 18:24

KUALA LUMPUR: Opposition pact Pakatan Harapan’s efforts to include PAS in a proposed greater coalition has hit a stumbling block when the Islamist party’s foremost figure head closed all doors for reconciliation.

Bersih 5 convoy causes barely a stir in Pahang

By NOR AIN MOHAMED RADHI - Sunday, October 23, 2016 - 18:17

KUANTAN: The Bersih 5 convoy, which moved from Kuala Terengganu to Kuantan today, was met with a lukewarm response.

Temerloh leading candidate for location of UniKL's new Pahang campus

By T.N.Alagesh - Sunday, October 23, 2016 - 18:03

KUANTAN: Temerloh will be a strategic choice for Universiti Kuala Lumpur (UniKL) to build its new Pahang campus, which will focus on water management studies.

MCA poised to open doors to non-Chinese members

By ADRIAN LAI - Sunday, October 23, 2016 - 17:30

KUALA LUMPUR: In an effort to widen its appeal among Malaysians, the MCA has announced plans to amend its constitution to pave the way for the entry of affiliate non-Chinese members.

Unis should view 2017 Budget fund cut as incentive to generate own income: National Council of Professors

By EMBUN MAJID - Sunday, October 23, 2016 - 16:59

ALOR STAR: Public higher learning institutions should make use of their research programmes to generate income and not rely on government grants.

USM 54th convocation ceremony kicks off tomorrow

By BALVIN KAUR - Sunday, October 23, 2016 - 16:52

GEORGE TOWN: A total of 5,941 Universiti Sains Malaysia (USM) students will receive their scrolls in its 54th convocation ceremony commencing tomorrow.

American Islamic scholar blasts Jakim as 'ignorant' for refusing halal status for Auntie Anne's 'pretzel dogs'

By AVILA GERALDINE - Sunday, October 23, 2016 - 16:36

KOTA KINABALU: A visiting Islamic scholar from the United States has labelled the Department of Islamic Development Malaysia (Jakim) ‘ignorant’ for refusing to grant halal status to Auntie Anne’s ‘pretzel dogs’.

MCA Youth wants opinions of Chinese youth on TN50, will hold dialogue sessions, says Liow

By ADRIAN LAI - Sunday, October 23, 2016 - 16:28

KUALA LUMPUR: MCA Youth will be holding a series of dialogue sessions with the Chinese youth soon to get their views on the 2050 National Transformation (TN50) plan.

Special legislation will give more bite to border security agency: Nur Jazlan

By Rizalman Hammim - Sunday, October 23, 2016 - 16:18

JOHOR BARU: The tabling of a new act on the Malaysian Border Control Agency (Aksem) will give the establishment more power to combat smuggling activities at the country's borders.

Family of crane-accident victim need not repay study loan, says PTPTN

By Audrey Dermawan - Sunday, October 23, 2016 - 16:09

GEORGE TOWN: The National Higher Education Fund Corporation (PTPTN) has waived the payment on the remainder of Chin Khoon Sing’s study loan.

Adenan promises coastal road to connect all villages in rural Sarawak

By Goh Pei Pei - Sunday, October 23, 2016 - 15:59

BINTULU: Sarawak is embarking on a plan to construct a coastal road which will connect all the villages in the rural areas with the main cities across the state, said its Chief Minister Tan Sri Adenan Satem.

Netizens question police purpose with witness who shot the snake-pit team building video, IGP answers

By INTAN BAHA - Sunday, October 23, 2016 - 15:47

IPOH: The police are not “going to shoot the messenger”.

Don't point fingers Azmin, Johan brings up sand mining project, claims it could be the cause

By Hariz Mohd - Sunday, October 23, 2016 - 15:43

SHAH ALAM: Semenyih assemblyman Datuk Johan Abdul Aziz today lambasted Selangor Menteri Besar for blaming BN and Umno in Sungai Semenyih pollution case.

Health Deputy Minister: Full Paying Patient scheme misunderstood, not affecting subsidy

By Raja Khalidatul Asrin - Sunday, October 23, 2016 - 15:15

IPOH: Health Deputy Minister Datuk Seri Dr Hilmi Yahaya today said many quarters have misunderstood the implementation of Full Paying Patient (FPP) scheme by claiming it will end subsidies for patients seeking treatment at government hospitals.

Kemaman flood management system, wins award in Geneva

By SIM BAK HENG - Sunday, October 23, 2016 - 14:31

KEMAMAN: Bitter lessons learnt from past mistakes, especially when it comes to floods, have prompted Malaysia to formulate a solid natural disaster management plan – now recognised as one of the best in the world.

Crime suspect escapes police custody after being left unguarded at hospital

By ARNAZ M. KHAIRUL - Sunday, October 23, 2016 - 14:24

MALACCA: A suspected car thief escaped from police custody while receiving treatment at a Malacca hospital here yesterday.

Semenyih water treatment plant closed again over pollution woes, taps go dry in numerous areas

By SITI NURSURAYA ALI - Sunday, October 23, 2016 - 14:19

KUALA LUMPUR: Several areas in Petaling, Hulu Langat, Kuala Langat and Sepang are experiencing temporary water disruption due to the closure of the Sungai Semenyih water treatment plant following another case of odour pollution at 7.30am today.

Umno's support shot in the arm for Pas' beleaguered private member's bill

By SYED UMAR ARIFF - Sunday, October 23, 2016 - 14:07

KUALA LUMPUR: Pas has voiced its appreciation towards Umno for recognising efforts to empower syariah law.

Azmin blames BN, Umno for Sungai Semenyih contamination

By Hariz Mohd - Sunday, October 23, 2016 - 13:59

BANTING: The PKR-led Selangor state government today has blamed Barisan Nasional and Umno for the recent water contamination at Sungai Semenyih, claiming it was an act of sabotage.

Screening against screens: Getting kids interested in gadget-free activities

By AUDREY VIJAINDREN - Sunday, October 23, 2016 - 13:43

“BOTH my kids are only allowed to use their gadgets at the weekends or during holidays, provided that it is not the exam period,” says human resource consultant Priya Pillai, 43.

Monitoring mum: Aishah Sinclair keeps an eye on her kids' exposure to the virtual world

By NST - Sunday, October 23, 2016 - 13:35

UP close and personal with radio host and mother of two Aishah Sinclair about her experience in striking a right balance on her children’s gadget time: