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Don't speculate on Thai "plane wreckage": Liow

By MELISSA DARLYNE CHOW - Sunday, 24 January 2016.

LANGKAWI: The suspected "plane wreckage" found off the coast of Southern Thailand has not been confirmed to be from MH370, said Transport Minister Datuk Seri Liow Tiong Lai.

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Biker killed in hit-and-run at Tanjung Aru

By Kristy Inus - Sunday, January 24, 2016 - 16:30

KOTA KINABALU: A motorcylist died on the spot following a hit-and-run incident involving another car at the Tanjung Aru traffic light here, earlier this morning.

Sultan of Johor mingles with Indian community in conjunction with Thaipusam

By Ahmad Fairuz Othman - Sunday, January 24, 2016 - 15:50

KLUANG: The Sultan of Johor, Sultan Ibrahim Sultan Iskandar joined the Indian community for a lunch ceremony held in conjunction with Thaipusam at the Hindu Samajam Sri Murugan Temple in Rengam, near here today.

Triumph-ant journey home for Merlin, Ali

By ZAHARAH OTHMAN - Sunday, January 24, 2016 - 15:36

LONDON: A problem with a valve at the start of the journey, a snub by would-be sponsors, bureaucracy at border controls, plus challenges of the changing weather and climate failed to dampen Ali’s spirits to bring home Merlin, as promised, to its birthplace in Hinckley in Leicestershire, the United

Bauxite probe: Lawyer re-arrested hours after being released

By FAIRUZ MOHD SHAHAR - Sunday, January 24, 2016 - 15:29

PUTRAJAYA: Less than three hours after being released, a lawyer was re-arrested by the Malaysian Anti-Corruption Commission (MACC) here, today.

Restaurant denies serving Najib RM20,000 steak

By ADRIAN LAI - Sunday, January 24, 2016 - 14:25

KUALA LUMPUR: The management of Me’nate Steak Hub has denied claims that it served a 2kg slice of Matsusaka Wagyu beef, costing nearly RM20,000, to Prime Minister Datuk Seri Najib Razak.

Msian parents to fly to Jordan to care for son injured in car crash [VIDEO]

By TEOH PEI YING - Sunday, January 24, 2016 - 13:48

SEREMBAN: The parents of Muhammad Izzam Hasif Anuwar, the Malaysian student who was injured in a traffic accident in Jordan, will fly there to accompany their son once their visas are approved.

Thaipusam's festive air tempered by hundreds of security personnel

By NST TEAM - Sunday, January 24, 2016 - 13:39

KUALA LUMPUR: Over 1.4 million devotees and tourists descended on Batu Caves to celebrate and witness the annual Thaipusam celebration today.

40 illegal immigrants rounded up in Kota Kinabalu

By Kristy Inus - Sunday, January 24, 2016 - 13:23

KOTA KINABALU: A total of 40 illegal immigrants - 37 Filipinos and three Indonesians - were nabbed during an integrated Ops Nyah exercise yesterday morning.

Beauty, brains and role model

By AUDREY VIJAINDREN - Sunday, January 24, 2016 - 13:19

EACH time you get a new set of finalists, it’s a whole new set of faces, packages, physical attributes, talent and popularity.

Msian crash survivors in Jordan to be transferred to Amman

By FAIRUZ MOHD SHAHAR - Sunday, January 24, 2016 - 12:59

PUTRAJAYA: The Malaysian Embassy in Amman is working with the Jordan Health Ministry to transfer two injured Malaysian students to Amman after they were involved in a traffic accident on Saturday.

Steeped in history

By Raja Khalidatul Asrin - Sunday, January 24, 2016 - 12:56

IT is widely known among Perak folk that the first mosque in Kinta Valley is Masjid Datuk Panglima Kinta in Ipoh.

Rare statue, chariot the pride of Penang devotees

Sunday, January 24, 2016 - 12:35

GEORGE TOWN: This year, the grand Silver Chariot used in the Thaipusam celebration here is 120 years old.

'It began with prayer to Lord Muruga'

By Iskandar Tajuddin - Sunday, January 24, 2016 - 12:34

KUALA LUMPUR: Sipping of milk at his office here, Sri Maha Mariamman Temple chairman Tan Sri R. Nadarajah said the history of Batu Caves began with a man named K. Thamboosamy Pillay, who was one of the pioneer leaders of the Indian community in colonial Malaya.

Cheroot-making business drying up

By PREDEEP NAMBIAR - Sunday, January 24, 2016 - 12:32

Tucked away in a kampung house in Bukit Mertajam, Penang, is a family-run enterprise that has been rolling out cheroots since 1941.

PM welcomes arrival of maiden Guangzhou flight to Langkawi [VIDEO]

By MELISSA DARLYNE CHOW - Sunday, January 24, 2016 - 11:47

LANGKAWI: Prime Minister Datuk Seri Najib Razak was on hand to welcome AirAsia's maiden flight from Guangzhou, China to Langkawi, which landed at the Langkawi International Airport with a healthy 92 per cent flight load this morning.

'We're guided by the law in the electoral process'

By HANA NAZ HARUN - Sunday, January 24, 2016 - 11:01

<b>Question: What are some of the electoral reforms you introduced during your tenure as Election Commission (EC) chairman?</b>

'Waking up' the silent majority

By A JALIL HAMID AND ADRIAN LAI - Sunday, January 24, 2016 - 11:00

KUALA LUMPUR: A veteran politician and respected Islamic scholar, Nasharudin Mat Isa is no stranger to big challenges.

Three Msian students die in road accident in Jordan

By Hariz Mohd - Sunday, January 24, 2016 - 00:15

KUALA LUMPUR: Three Malaysian students were killed while two others were injured in a road accident in Jordan yesterday.

The rise of dengue cases in Terengganu is alarming: Razif

By ADRIAN DAVID - Saturday, January 23, 2016 - 23:47

KUALA NERUS: The dengue epidemic is so alarming in Terengganu that concerted efforts have to be taken to prevent more victims and deaths, said Menteri Besar Datuk Seri Ahmad Razif Abdul Rahman.

Man with toy rifle robs hardware shop

Saturday, January 23, 2016 - 20:45

BERA: A man, believed to be armed with a toy riffle, robbed a hardware shop in Bandar 32 Bera, Felda Sebertak here yesterday.

Power outage affects most parts of Sarawak

By ADIB POVERA - Saturday, January 23, 2016 - 20:31

KUCHING: Major parts of the state including Kuching and Sibu districts were affected by a power failure that lasted for about an hour from 6.30pm today.

Selangor testing raw water bought from Pahang for bauxite pollution

By DAWN CHAN - Saturday, January 23, 2016 - 20:30

SHAH ALAM: The Selangor state government's economic planning unit (UPEN) is currently studying and testing the raw water supply it has been buying from Pahang following concerns of the quality due to pollution in rivers caused by bauxite mining.

Sultan of Johor grants funds for development of new stadium and sports city

By Halim Said - Saturday, January 23, 2016 - 20:08

JOHOR BARU: The Sultan of Johor, Sultan Ibrahim Sultan Iskandar has granted funds for the development of a new stadium and a Johor Darul Ta'zim (JDT) Sports City on a 28ha plot of land given by the state government.

Women entrepreneurs urged to register on-line businesses with SSM

By DAWN CHAN - Saturday, January 23, 2016 - 20:00

SHAH ALAM: Online women entrepreneurs have been urged to register their businesses with the Companies Commission of Malaysia (SSM), no matter how small their trades are.

KPKT proposes to build 'Pasar Sejahtera' in Semporna

Saturday, January 23, 2016 - 19:40

SEMPORNA: The Urban Wellbeing, Housing and Local Government Ministry (KPKT) is proposing to build a market known as ‘Pasar Sejahtera’ (Prosperity Market) as a new tourist attraction in Semporna.

Shophouse collapses, four workers escape death

By NA'IMAH MOHAMED - Saturday, January 23, 2016 - 19:31

PORT KLANG: Four foreign workers escaped death when part of a shophouse they were working on collapsed in Telok Gong, here, earlier.

Doctors who served during communist insurgency finally recognised

By ADRIAN DAVID - Saturday, January 23, 2016 - 19:30

KUALA LUMPUR: After nearly 20 years, an estimated 1,000 doctors who had served short term with the Armed Forces at the height of the communist insurgency are finally being recognised as veterans.

'Coconut bomb' damages two homes

By PREDEEP NAMBIAR - Saturday, January 23, 2016 - 18:40

BUTTERWORTH: Two homes here were badly damaged after two men on a motorcycle hurled a 'coconut bomb’ in Taman Sembilang, Prai earlier this morning.

Hishammuddin: Resolve Kedah MB crisis with wisdom and maturity

By Rizalman Hammim - Saturday, January 23, 2016 - 17:44

KLUANG: Umno vice-president Datuk Seri Hishammuddin Hussein hopes the Kedah Menteri Besar crisis will be resolved with wisdom and maturity, and in a ‘family spirit’.

Prison Department targets RM34 million in product sales this year

By Nur Aqidah Azizi - Saturday, January 23, 2016 - 17:37

SEREMBAN: The Prisons Department is eyeing sales of RM34 million worth of products made by inmates across the country this year.