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Two more highways, including LDP, to go 'cashless' on Nov 9

By BALQIS LIM - Wednesday, 2 November 2016.

PETALING JAYA: Two more highways, the Damansara–Puchong Expressway (LDP) and Senai–Desaru Expressway (SDE) in Johor will fully implement the Electronic Toll Collection (ETC) system from noon on November 9.

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(Opinion) Fruits harvested from seeds of trust

By Datuk Seri Najib Razak - Wednesday, November 2, 2016 - 12:27

Forty-two years ago, in 1974, then Prime Minister of Malaysia Tun Abdul Razak embarked on what he called a "journey into the unknown, to sow the seeds of mutual understanding and trust".

Eye in the sky: Drones aid in illegal logging monitoring

By NST - Wednesday, November 2, 2016 - 11:45

DUNGUN: The Forestry Department’s quick action has prevented the removal of an excavator from an illegal logging site in the Bukit Bauk Forest Reserve near Kampung Serdang here.

PM Najib visits Gu'an Industry City

By Lokman Mansor - Wednesday, November 2, 2016 - 11:13

BEIJING, China: Prime Minister Datuk Seri Najib Razak today visited Gu'an New Industry City, regarded as a leading model for urbanisation.

Geng 36 members detained after mass brawl in Perak

By ZAHRATULHAYAT MAT ARIF - Wednesday, November 2, 2016 - 11:03

IPOH: Police have detained 12 men affiliated with Geng 36 in Chemor here on Monday and Tuesday following a brawl.

Stronger bonds to be forged between China and Malaysia

By NST ONLINE - Wednesday, November 2, 2016 - 10:13

BEIJING, China: Chinese Premier Li Keqiang yesterday pledged to strengthen the bond shared between China and Malaysia.

Hundreds stranded as AirAsia aircraft skids off runway in Kota Baru airport

By NST ONLINE - Wednesday, November 2, 2016 - 09:54

KOTA BARU: Hundreds of passengers were stranded at the Sultan Ismail Petra airport here when an AirAsia aircraft skidded off the runway prior to takeoff at 10pm last night.

Create special logo for goods produced by Muslims, govt told

By Bernama - Wednesday, November 2, 2016 - 09:29

KUALA LUMPUR: The government has been urged to create a logo specially for Muslim products manufactured by small-and-medium Muslim entrepreneurs to help expand their businesses.

Highway pursuit along MRR2 ends with one arrested, drugs found

By TEOH PEI YING - Wednesday, November 2, 2016 - 00:48

KEPONG: One man was arrested while another escaped when police opened fire at their car, following a 10km highway chase today.

Mega deals made in China

By Bernama - Wednesday, November 2, 2016 - 00:01

BEIJING: Malaysian and Chinese companies made history today with the signing of 14 agreements worth RM144 billion.

Perak better prepared than ever for monsoon season floods

By NABILAH HAMUDIN - Tuesday, November 1, 2016 - 23:42

IPOH: About 1,178 firemen in Perak are on standby for the year-end monsoon season.

RM19,551 worth of contraband cigarettes seized from storeroom outside Jelebu home

By Nur Aqidah Azizi - Tuesday, November 1, 2016 - 23:20

JELEBU: Police seized 1,250 boxes of contraband cigarettes worth RM19,551 with RM139,600 in unpaid taxes during a raid at a house in Kampung Petaseh Hulu here on Monday.

Wildlife Dept recaptures 'fugitive' sun bear, nabs owner

By OLIVIA MIWIL - Tuesday, November 1, 2016 - 22:48

KOTA BELUD: Sabah Wildlife Department personnel has recaptured a female sun bear yesterday which recently escaped from an illegal captivity here.

Five-metre python tussles with APM unit, causes panic in neighbourhood

By PHUAH KEN LIN - Tuesday, November 1, 2016 - 22:30

BUTTERWORTH: Over the last few weeks, residents of Merbau Kudung here have been figuratively living in the shadow of a five-metre python lurking in a swampy area of the neighbourhood.

Zahid spurs on local animation industry at premiere of Upin & Ipin Jeng Jeng Jeng

By Seri Nor Nadiah Koris - Tuesday, November 1, 2016 - 22:12

PETALING JAYA: Deputy Prime Minister Datuk Seri Ahmad Zahid Hamidi has urged the local animation industry to produce more films and TV series of international calibre.

SRC International to recover money from BSI Bank, says Johari

By Bernama - Tuesday, November 1, 2016 - 20:47

KUALA LUMPUR: SRC International Sdn Bhd is in the process of recovering the money it had deposited in the BSI Bank Ltd (BSI Bank), Second Finance Minister Datuk Johari Abdul Ghani said.

Bersih Sabah rally no longer at Padang Merdeka after City Hall rejects application

By OLIVIA MIWIL - Tuesday, November 1, 2016 - 20:21

KOTA KINABALU: Bersih Sabah has decided to hold its rally at Taman Ujana Rimba Tropika here after City Hall rejected their intention to have the event at Padang Merdeka.

Muhyiddin expected to give statement to police next week on 'oath of secrecy breach'

By Bernama - Tuesday, November 1, 2016 - 20:13

KUALA LUMPUR: Pagoh member of Parliament Tan Sri Muhyiddin Yassin confirmed that police have contacted him to obtain his statement on claims that he had disclosed government secrets in the Dewan Rakyat.

Where's the proof behind river pollution accusations, BN assemblyman asks Selangor govt

By C. Premananthini - Tuesday, November 1, 2016 - 20:11

SHAH ALAM: Selangor Barisan Nasional’s Permatang assemblyman Datuk Sulaiman Abdul Razak, has taken the Selangor government to task over its accusation that BN and Umno were behind the water pollution at Sungai Semenyih.

Pas aloof to idea of shadow cabinet mooted by Pakatan Harapan

By FERNANDO FONG - Tuesday, November 1, 2016 - 20:09

KUALA LUMPUR: Pas Youth chief Nik Mohamad Abduh Nik Aziz said the party has not given any consideration to Pakatan Harapan’s proposal for a shadow cabinet.

Govt has no special fund to raise rubber prices, says Mah

By Bernama - Tuesday, November 1, 2016 - 19:41

KUALA LUMPUR: The government has no special fund to raise rubber prices but is concerned about the impact of falling prices on the incomes of smallholders, said Plantation Industries and Commodities Minister Datuk Seri Mah Siew Keong.

No permit for Bersih 5 rally, but route all mapped out

By Farezza Hanum Rashid - Tuesday, November 1, 2016 - 19:40

PETALING JAYA: Despite not receiving police approval for its planned gathering at Dataran Merdeka, Bersih 2.0 today unveiled the route for their Nov 19 rally, which will end at the said venue.

Missing Brazilian's family hires foreign divers, allocates RM2.5 million, to beef up search

By Hamzah Osman - Tuesday, November 1, 2016 - 19:37

LANGKAWI: The family of 24 year-old Brazilian Lucas Soares Bondezan, who went missing following a luxury yacht explosion in waters near Muka Head, Penang, in September, has hired professional divers to join the ongoing search effort.

Second bridge for Pahang's Tanjung Lumpur folks by 2019

By NOR AIN MOHAMED RADHI - Tuesday, November 1, 2016 - 19:29

KUANTAN: Residents of Tanjung Lumpur here, can now look forward to smoother traffic flow once the construction of the second bridge, linking Bandar Putra in Tanjung Lumpur and Kuantan city centre, is completed.

12 arrested, 6 premises raided, in Nilai anti-gambling operation

By Nur Aqidah Azizi - Tuesday, November 1, 2016 - 19:16

NILAI: Police detained 12 people in a raid on an illegal online gambling den here today.

USM's researchers, publications, shine at the Malaysia Rising Star Award

By PHUAH KEN LIN - Tuesday, November 1, 2016 - 19:07

GEORGE TOWN: Three research scientists from Universiti Sains Malaysia (USM) were honoured at the prestigious Malaysia's Rising Star Award 2016 in various categories at a ceremony in Putrajaya today.

Rafizi, MP and assemblyman fined for illegal 2013 Blackout rally

By RAHMAT KHAIRULRIJAL - Tuesday, November 1, 2016 - 18:42

KUALA LUMPUR: PKR Vice-President Mohd Rafizi Ramli and three others were fined RM1,950 each, in default of two-month jail terms, by the Sessions Court here today for organising an illegal Blackout rally three years ago.

Sea of yellow, green as Kedah football team arrive home

By EMBUN MAJID - Tuesday, November 1, 2016 - 18:16

ALOR STAR: A sea of yellow and green welcomes the Kedah’s football team ‘Lang Merah’ after their victory in clinching the Malaysia Cup on Sunday night.

Fear of 'poisonous gas' brings Jelapang factory to a halt

By ZAHRATULHAYAT MAT ARIF - Tuesday, November 1, 2016 - 18:15

IPOH: A semiconductor factory in Jelapang here was forced to halt its operations temporarily after the security officers detected what they thought was poisonous gas at the factory’s production department.

Maybank unveils new features for Islamic Petronas Ikhwan Visa card-i

By Farah Adilla - Tuesday, November 1, 2016 - 18:05

KUALA LUMPUR: Maybank Islamic Bhd is targeting to grow the new Maybank Islamic Petronas Ikhwan Visa card-i holders by 27 per cent next year following the enhancement of the card’s features.

Army field hospitals to continue service until restoration of HSA's ops theatre

By Ahmad Fairuz Othman - Tuesday, November 1, 2016 - 17:55

JOHOR BARU: The army field hospitals at Sultanah Aminah Hospital (HSA) will continue to provide services for patients until the hospital's operation theatre is fully restored.