Facebook chats with jihadists prompt NS man to join IS

By B.Suresh - Thursday, 18 December 2014.

KUALA LUMPUR: The National Service trainer who was nabbed at the Kuala Lumpur International Airport (KLIA) in Sepang yesterday was influenced to join the Islamic State after interacting via Facebook with other suspected jihadists.


Extension for period of employment under 6P

By ZAFIRA ANWAR - Thursday, December 18, 2014 - 18:19

PUTRAJAYA: The government has agreed to extend the temporary work permit for over 300,000 foreign workers under the 6P programme for one more year, giving more time for employers to find replacements.

Flashflood in Perlis, 13 evacuated

By ILI SHAZWANI - Thursday, December 18, 2014 - 18:10

PADANG BESAR: The continuous downpour which lasted for few hours last evening had led to flash flood in Titi Tinggi here and Wang Kelian early this morning.

East coast train services disrupted due to flood

By B.Suresh - Thursday, December 18, 2014 - 16:17

KUALA LUMPUR: KTM train services to the east coast have been disrupted after flood waters inundated tracks.

Scuffle at MIC CWC meeting amidst “Step down Palani” chants

By Hashini Kavishtri Kannan news - Thursday, December 18, 2014 - 16:09

KUALA LUMPUR: Some 500 unhappy MIC members led by former MIC Youth Chief Datuk T. Mohan went all out to protest against the party's decision to hold the CWC meeting earlier.

Seized hymn books still with police

By Ben - Thursday, December 18, 2014 - 16:05

JOHOR BARU: The Johor police are still awaiting for further instructions from the Attorney-General's Chambers on the fate of the 31 Catholic hymn books seized from a priest.

‘KAMPUNG BOY’ win award in Japan

Thursday, December 18, 2014 - 16:05

KUALA LUMPUR: The Japanese version of ‘Kampung Boy’ comic won second place in Japan’s Gaiman Award for the overseas comic category.

Najib launch Umno Online membership registration system

Thursday, December 18, 2014 - 15:21

KUALA LUMPUR: Umno president Datuk Seri Najib Razak did not wait long to implement the resolution made at the recent Umno General Assembly 2014 to rejuvenate the party, by launching the online party membership registration system, here, today.

“Asean Lane” at KLIA, klia2

By HANI SHAMIRA SHAHRUDIN - Thursday, December 18, 2014 - 14:42

KUALA LUMPUR: Immigration Department pre-launched its express lane dubbed the “Asean Lane” in Kuala Lumpur International Airport (KLIA) and klia2 in conjunction with Malaysia chairing the Asean Summit 2015.

MH370: Search to continue on Christmas Day

By B.Suresh - Thursday, December 18, 2014 - 14:39

KUALA LUMPUR: The current underwater search involving MH370 is likely to be completed by May next year, said the Australian Transport Safety Bureau (ATSB).

Clear skies but more evacuees in Kuantan

Thursday, December 18, 2014 - 14:31

KUANTAN: Despite the clear skies over the state capital today, the number of flood victims here increased to 427 from 108 families as at 1pm.