UTM says safety precautions taken at deadly buggy race in Kuantan

By Ahmad Fairuz Othman - Sunday, 25 September 2016.

JOHOR BARU: Universiti Teknologi Malaysia (UTM), which organised the Education Innovation Motorsports and Automotive Race (EIMARace) in Kuantan, Pahang that saw two spectators killed in an accident today, said it had taken all necessary safety precautions at the event.


Express bus overturns along Plus highway, one injured

By Nur Aqidah Azizi - Monday, September 26, 2016 - 09:20

SEREMBAN: One person was injured when an express bus skidded and overturned at Km244 of the North-South Highway (PLUS) here early this morning.

IKSIM slams Syariah Courts Act 1965 amendments opponents as ignorant, arrogant

By BALVIN KAUR - Monday, September 26, 2016 - 08:44

BUTTERWORTH: There is no reason for non-Muslims in the country to feel threatened or disappointed over the amendments to the Syariah Courts (Criminal Jurisdiction) Act 1965.

B40 group to be given emphasis in 2017 Budget

By MASRIWANIE MUHAMADING - Monday, September 26, 2016 - 00:54

ARAU: The government will continue to put emphasis on relieving the plight of the people, especially those of the Bottom 40 per cent (B40) income group in the 2017 Budget, said Deputy Finance Minister Datuk Othman Aziz.

Police nab Singaporean 'mastermind' in datukship scam

By Bernama - Monday, September 26, 2016 - 00:27

KUALA LUMPUR: The police have detained a Singaporean man in connection with duping a veteran lawyer into parting with RM604,000 for a non-existent honorific ‘datukship’ title.

Motorcyclist killed after rammed by car from opposite direction

By Goh Pei Pei - Monday, September 26, 2016 - 00:10

BINTANGOR: A motorcyclist was killed when a car from the opposite direction rammed into his bike at Jalan Bintangor - Sarikei near here.

Permatang Pauh Umno Youth lodges 27 police reports against Bersih chairman

By BALVIN KAUR - Sunday, September 25, 2016 - 23:50

KEPALA BATAS: Permatang Pauh Umno Youth has lodged 27 police reports against Bersih chairman Maria Chin Abdullah over her group's plans to hold Bersih rallies at several locations nationwide.

Kuantan buggy crash: Father and daughter laid to rest in Bukit Ubi

By T.N.Alagesh - Sunday, September 25, 2016 - 23:24

KUANTAN: Some 200 people gathered at the Bukit Ubi Muslim cemetery here today for the burial of a father and daughter, who were killed after a racing buggy ploughed into them.

Mission Failed: Two men unsuccessful in stealing cow, car gets burned

By Bernama - Sunday, September 25, 2016 - 22:43

KEPALA BATAS: Two men who tried to steal two cows failed when their action was discovered by villagers in an incident in Lahar Tiang here last night.

myPPP amend party's constitution

By Bernama - Sunday, September 25, 2016 - 21:01

KUALA LUMPUR: The myPPP Extraordinary General Meeting today decided to amend the party’s constitution to allow myPPP in Sabah and Sarawak to to stand on their own without interference from myPPP in Peninsular Malaysia.

Rela can assist on safety of schoolchildren: Zahid

By Bernama - Sunday, September 25, 2016 - 20:20

NEW YORK: Deputy Prime Minister Datuk Seri Dr Ahmad Zahid has offered the services of the People’s Volunteer Corps (Rela) to control traffic near school compounds in order to avoid the risk of fatal accidents involving students as occurred in Terengganu and Perak recently.

Young hiker injured after falling from Gua Tempurung hill slope

By Seri Nor Nadiah Koris - Sunday, September 25, 2016 - 19:36

KAMPAR: A 25 year-old hiker was badly injured after falling while descending a limestone hill at Anak Gua Tempurung Sahom near here today.

20 young kids organise charity for Orang Asli peers

By Nur Aqidah Azizi - Sunday, September 25, 2016 - 18:50

PORT DICKSON: Never underestimate kids. This is especially true for 20 Kidzania CongreZZ members, aged seven to 12, who singlehandedly organised a charity programme for Orang Asli kids at Kampung Orang Asli Bukit Kepong here today.

More NGOs, individuals, lodge police reports against Bersih 5

By FAISAL ASYRAF - Sunday, September 25, 2016 - 18:24

SUBANG JAYA: A number of non-governmental organisations (NGOs) and private individuals lodged police reports on the upcoming Bersih 5 street rally today.

Perak's higher-than-average suicide rate worries Health Department

By Raja Khalidatul Asrin - Sunday, September 25, 2016 - 18:12

IPOH: Perak’s suicide rate is higher than the national average, and the state ranks third in the country for incidents of death by suicide.

Najib en route to Germany for bilateral meeting with Merkel

By FAZLEENA AZIZ - Sunday, September 25, 2016 - 18:00

PUTRAJAYA: Prime Minister Datuk Seri Najib Razak will be making an official visit to Germany from Sept 26 to 28.

Khairy advises Umno Youth to hold strong against new Sabah party

By Kristy Inus - Sunday, September 25, 2016 - 17:26

KOTA KINABALU: Umno Youth chief Khairy Jamaluddin has said efforts must be doubled to ensure party supporters do not sway with the formation of new political parties here.

Sabah minister involved in vehicle accident in Tuaran

By AVILA GERALDINE - Sunday, September 25, 2016 - 17:22

TUARAN: Sabah Youth and Sports Assistant Minister Datuk Masiung Banah was involved in a three-vehicle accident at Jalan Berungis-Tenghilan here today.

Police seize 62,000 meth pills worth RM1.24 million in drug bust

By SULAIMAN JAAFAR - Sunday, September 25, 2016 - 17:08

KOTA BARU: Police seized 62,000 methamphetamine pills valued at about RM1.24 million from two houses in Kampung Pasir Pekan Hilir and Pasir Pekan in Tumpat on Thursday.

10 suspected female human trafficking victims rescued during raid

By EMBUN MAJID - Sunday, September 25, 2016 - 16:37

SUNGAI PETANI: The Kuala Muda district police rescued 10 Indonesian women, believed to be victims of human trafficking, from a house in Taman Intan here last night.

Londoners sink their teeth into Malaysia Fest 2016

By RUPA DAMODARAN - Sunday, September 25, 2016 - 16:23

LONDON: International Trade and Industry Minister Datuk Seri Mustapa Mohamed has assured Malaysian restaurants here that the annual Malaysia Fest showcase will continue in the coming years.

BN special committee on EC redelineation to meet next week

By Seri Nor Nadiah Koris - Sunday, September 25, 2016 - 16:09

PASIR SALAK: Barisan Nasional's (BN) special committee on the proposed redelineation of electoral borders will hold its first meeting on Thursday.

Water supply in Selangor, Putrajaya slowly returning to normal

By HASHINI KAVISHTRI KANNAN - Sunday, September 25, 2016 - 14:56

PUTRAJAYA: Water supply in four major districts, which were disrupted affecting 337,000 consumers, is slowly returning to normal.

Idris allays concerns of PTPTN loan defaulters, says repayment can be worked out

By ADRIAN DAVID - Sunday, September 25, 2016 - 14:43

KUALA TERENGGANU: Those who have yet to settle their National Higher Education Fund Corporation (PTPTN) study loans should not feel that they are in dire straits, assured Datuk Seri Idris Jusoh.

Don't believe everything on social media, says DPM Zahid

By Bernama - Sunday, September 25, 2016 - 13:45

NEW YORK: Malaysian students abroad should not easily accept all the things reported without basing them on facts especially those in the social media, said Deputy Prime Minister Datuk Seri Dr Ahmad Zahid Hamidi.

Kelantan water woes affecting SMEs

By Bernama - Sunday, September 25, 2016 - 13:28

KOTA BARU: The endless water supply woes in Kelantan have not only affected the people but also challenged the capacity of small and medium enterprises (SMEs) in their daily business transactions.

Technology can reduce dependency on foreign workers: MBAM

By Bernama - Sunday, September 25, 2016 - 12:43

KUALA SELANGOR: Industry players in the construction and handicraft sectors are recommended to optimise the use of the technology industry in efforts to reduce dependence on foreign workers.

(Full text) DPM Zahid's speech at UN General Assembly

By Bernama - Sunday, September 25, 2016 - 11:27

KUALA LUMPUR: Following is the full text of the speech by Deputy Prime Minister Datuk Seri Dr Ahmad Zahid Hamidi at the General Debate of the 71st session of the United Nations General Assembly in New York.

Mangrove clearing leads to floods

By Seri Nor Nadiah Koris - Sunday, September 25, 2016 - 11:00

PANTAI REMIS: THE destruction of mangrove forests along the coastal areas is to be blamed for the recent floods that occurred during the high tide phenomenon in several states.

Maintain country's good name, Zahid tells M'sians abroad

By Roy Goh - Sunday, September 25, 2016 - 09:41

NEW YORK: Deputy Prime Minister Datuk Seri Ahmad Zahid Hamidi has reminded Malaysians living abroad to maintain the good name and image of the country.

Malaysia submits proposal to allow international trade of crocodiles

By Bernama - Sunday, September 25, 2016 - 09:36

KUALA LUMPUR: Malaysia has submitted a proposal to allow international trade of crocodiles from the wild at the 17th Conference of Parties, Convention on International Trade in Endangered Species of Wild Fauna and Flora (CITES) in Johannesburg, South Africa.