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(UPDATED) Nine sentenced to life in prison over Lahad Datu intrusion

By AVILA GERALDINE AND OLIVIA MIWIL - Tuesday, 26 July 2016.

KOTA KINABALU: Nine Filipinos were today sentenced to life in prison for waging war against the Yang di-Pertuan Agong in the Lahad Datu intrusion three years ago.

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Taman OUG shooting: Remand extended for eight murder suspects

By Shanti Gunaratnam - Tuesday, July 26, 2016 - 16:23

KUALA LUMPUR: The High Court today revised the remand order of eight people, who have been arrested to assist investigations into the June 6 shooting in Taman OUG, which saw a real estate agent killed and her eight-year-old daughter seriously injured.

Umno Youth lodge reports against Zeti, Gani and MACC chief

By ZAHRATULHAYAT MAT ARIF - Tuesday, July 26, 2016 - 15:52

KUALA LUMPUR: Umno Youth today lodged a police report against three individuals for plotting to topple Prime Minister Datuk Seri Najib Razak.

Ayer Keroh toll booth rammed by lorry for second time in a month

By Jason Gerald John - Tuesday, July 26, 2016 - 15:08

MALACCA: A toll booth which was rammed by a sleepy lorry driver earlier this month, was rammed yet again by an overloaded lorry at the Ayer Keroh plaza toll here, this morning.

Inspector at Perlis correctional centre arrested over RM20,000 bribe

By ILI SHAZWANI - Tuesday, July 26, 2016 - 14:56

PADANG BESAR: An inspector with a Perlis correctional centre has been remanded for three days beginning today to facilitate investigation into an alleged bribery case amounting to RM20,000.

Firemen deployed to catch six-metre python at Malacca school

By Jason Gerald John - Tuesday, July 26, 2016 - 14:54

MALACCA: Firemen were called in to help catch a six-metre python found inside the school compound of SJK(C) Bukit Beruang here, this morning.

Fresh water supply to Pulau Redang disrupted after seabed pipe breaks

By ADRIAN DAVID - Tuesday, July 26, 2016 - 14:49

SETIU: Broken sections of the 2.7km seabed pipe has disrupted fresh water supply from the mainland to Pulau Redang over the past three weeks.

Assistant accountant claims trial to making false claims amounting to RM12,000

By Sharifah Mahsinah Abdullah - Tuesday, July 26, 2016 - 14:47

KOTA BARU: An assistant accountant at the Bachok district education office was today charged at the Session Court with 14 counts of making false claims amounting to more than RM12,000 since 2014.

Man charged with providing financial services to fund terror activities

By Audrey Dermawan - Tuesday, July 26, 2016 - 14:44

BUTTERWORTH: A man was charged at the Sessions Court here today with providing financial services to fund terrorism-related activities.

MyWatch chairman freed from POCA detention

By Shanti Gunaratnam - Tuesday, July 26, 2016 - 14:43

KUALA LUMPUR: The High Court today freed Malaysian Crime Watch Task Force (MyWatch) chairman Datuk R. Sri Sanjeevan from his detention under the Prevention of Crime Act (POCA) 2013.

IGP: Don't rush us on 1MDB probe

By FAZLEENA AZIZ - Tuesday, July 26, 2016 - 14:39

PUTRAJAYA: The police must not be rushed into completing the ongoing investigation into 1Malaysia Development Board (1MDB), said Inspector General of Police Tan Sri Khalid Abu Bakar.

PM Najib attends iM4U Hari Raya open house

By Nuradzimmah Daim - Tuesday, July 26, 2016 - 14:30

PUCHONG: Prime Minister Datuk Seri Najib Razak joined hundreds at iM4U's first Raya open house at its operational hub, iM4U Sentral today.

PKR still at odds before meeting tonight over Penang snap polls

By SYED UMAR ARIFF - Tuesday, July 26, 2016 - 14:12

KUALA LUMPUR: PKR leaders remain at odds over DAP’s call for snap polls in Penang, as many believe it is centred on an individual’s personal interest.

Papagomo fails in bid to avoid paying RM800k to Anwar Ibrahim

By HIDIR REDUAN - Tuesday, July 26, 2016 - 13:45

PUTRAJAYA: Blogger Papagomo failed in his Federal Court appeal to avoid paying RM800,000 in damages to Datuk Seri Anwar Ibrahim over defamatory online postings.

Transport Ministry: Monspace Sky Airlines broke the law, not licensed to fly commercially yet

By HASHINI KAVISHTRI KANNAN AND BILQIS BAHARI - Tuesday, July 26, 2016 - 13:16

PUTRAJAYA: Suasa Airlines Sdn Bhd has committed multiple offences in violation of the Civil Aviation Act, including for carrying passenger on a 'demonstration flight'.

Thai masseuse sent to the gallows for drug trafficking

By Bernama - Tuesday, July 26, 2016 - 13:10

ALOR SETAR: A Thai masseuse was sentenced to death by hanging by the High Court here today after she was found guilty of trafficking in drug into the country two years ago.

Ex-minister, 3 others to pay RM350k to Teresa Kok over ISA detention

By HIDIR REDUAN - Tuesday, July 26, 2016 - 12:31

PUTRAJAYA: The Court of Appeal ordered a former home minister and three others to pay RM350,000 in damages to Seputeh MP Teresa Kok Suh Sim over her 2008 detention under the Internal Security Act 1950 (ISA).

Discussion on IS and terrorism top of agenda at Aseanapol 2016

By AZURA ABAS and FAZLEENA AZIZ - Tuesday, July 26, 2016 - 12:18

PUTRAJAYA: Discussions on Islamic State (IS) and terrorism will only be carried out through bilateral engagement with relevant countries and not among all the 10 Asean member states at the 36th Aseanapol Conference 2016.

ICU director charged with two counts of corruption [VIDEO]

By Audrey Dermawan - Tuesday, July 26, 2016 - 11:59

GEORGE TOWN: A director in the Implementation Coordination Unit (ICU) was charged with two counts of corruption and using his power for gratification at the Sessions Court here today.

Cost of performing haj for Malaysians unchanged since 2009

By FERNANDO FONG - Tuesday, July 26, 2016 - 11:54

KUALA LUMPUR: Prime Minister Datuk Seri Najib Razak said Lembaga Tabung Haji (TH) has demonstrated its commitment to aid pilgrims by not increasing the cost of performing the haj since 2009.

Court of Appeal dismisses NGOs bid to challenge Malaysia's entry into TPP

By HIDIR REDUAN - Tuesday, July 26, 2016 - 11:42

PUTRAJAYA: The Court of Appeal has dismissed an appeal against a court ruling that affirmed Malaysia's entry into the Trans-Pacific Partnership (TPP).

PM Najib calls upon a united Asean to combat terrorism

By AZURA ABAS and FAZLEENA AZIZ - Tuesday, July 26, 2016 - 10:37

PUTRAJAYA: Prime Minister Datuk Seri Najib Razak today called on a strong, united Asean in the fight against terrorism.

Prison Inspector detained on a charge of asking a bribe

By Bernama - Tuesday, July 26, 2016 - 10:24

KANGAR: An Inspector at the Perlis Correctional Centre was detained by the Malaysian Anti-Corruption Commission (MACC), Perlis on the charge of soliciting for a bribe concerning a case involving a detainee under the Dangerous Drugs Act, this afternoon.

Man dies in car-trailer collision in Dungun

By Zarina Abdullah - Tuesday, July 26, 2016 - 09:33

DUNGUN: A 26-year-old man died when his car collided with a trailer lorry near Bukit Besi last night.

Child Act (Amendment) 2016 gazetted

By Bernama - Tuesday, July 26, 2016 - 01:18

PUTRAJAYA: The Child Act (Amendment) 2016 with four main amendments - child registry, community service order (CSO), a family-based care and heavier penalty - was gazetted today after obtaining the consent of the Yang di-Pertuan Agong Tuanku Abdul Halim.

PAN throws support for DAP's Penang snap polls idea

Tuesday, July 26, 2016 - 00:04

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College student falls to his death from Kota Damansara apartment

By FAISAL ASYRAF - Monday, July 25, 2016 - 23:46

KUALA LUMPUR: A college student plunged to his death from the 19th floor of the Palm Spring Condominium in Kota Damansara today.

More than 2,000 Malaysian couples marry in South Thailand in first half of the year

By Bernama - Monday, July 25, 2016 - 22:33

KANGAR: More than 2,000 Malaysian couples were married in South Thailand during the first six months of this year.

No ban for Pokemon Go if released in Malaysia

By Bernama - Monday, July 25, 2016 - 21:06

PUTRAJAYA: Malaysia has neither objection nor restriction for the free mobile game application, Pokemon Go, to be released in the country, says Communications and Multimedia Minister Datuk Seri Dr Salleh Said Keruak.

Pak Lah pays last respects to Koh's wife in Penang

By PHUAH KEN LIN - Monday, July 25, 2016 - 20:00

GEORGE TOWN: Former prime minister Tun Abdullah Ahmad Badawi and his wife Tun Jeanne Abdullah today paid their last respects to Puan Sri Chui Kah Peng, the wife of former Penang chief minister Tan Sri Koh Tsu Koon.

IGP: Police won't get involved in US Dept of Justice's 1MDB case

By FAISAL ASYRAF - Monday, July 25, 2016 - 19:59

KUALA LUMPUR: Inspector-General of Police Tan Sri Khalid Abu Bakar reiterated that police will not get involved in the US Department of Justice's (DOJ) civil complaint on the case involving 1Malaysia Development Bhd (1MDB).