KUALA LUMPUR: Umno secretary-general Datuk Seri Tengku Adnan Tengku Mansor said sacked Umno Langkawi member Anina Saadudin had withdrawn all her lawsuits against him and Prime Minister Datuk Seri Najib Abdul Razak as she knew she would lose.
KLANG: Manipal Health Enterprises Pvt Ltd (MHE) aims to build more hospitals in the next five years in a move to expand and strengthen its healthcare business as a recognised medical excellence brand in Malaysia.
KUALA LUMPUR: Prime Minister Datuk Seri Najib Razak has extended condolences to governments and the people of Italy and Myanmar following the earthquake disasters in the two countries which resulted in loss of lives.
PUTRAJAYA: Immediate action by the Indonesian authorities to put out forest fires before it spread managed to curb the recurrence of cross border haze this year.
KUALA LUMPUR: A van driver who had raped a mentally-challenged teenage girl had his appeal against his conviction, jail sentence and lashing, thrown out by the High Court today.
KUALA LUMPUR: Parti Amanah Negara (PAN) Youth vice-chief Mohd Fakhrulrazi Mohd Mokhtar was sentenced to eight months jail by the Sessions Court today for uttering seditious remarks during the #KitaLawan rally last year.
JOHOR BARU: A rise in ‘Johor nationalism’ does not necessarily mean that Johor will cede from the federation of Malaysia.
PUTRAJAYA: Prime Minister Datuk Seri Najib Tun Razak today launched Iskandar Malaysia Intellectual Property Policy which will serve as the guideline in regulating the use of Iskandar Malaysia registered marks.
KUALA NERANG: Police have identified private plots of land along the Malaysia - Thailand border used by smugglers to enter the country.
GEORGE TOWN: The sole NGO representative in the Penang Island City Council, Dr Lim Mah Hui, has described as uncivilised the accusation against him and the Penang Forum NGO over the heritage status of George Town.
KUALA LUMPUR: Malaysian Crime Watch Task Force (MyWatch) chairman Datuk R. Sri Sanjeevan today claimed trial at the magistrate’s court here to a cheating charge involving his two fake British university degrees.
PUTRAJAYA : Zoo Negara needs to discuss with the Natural Resources and Environment Ministry first if they plan to send Nuan Nuan, the cub of panda couple Xing Xing and Liang Liang, to China.
GEORGE TOWN: Controversial rapper Namewee, whose remand order expires today, has been ordered to be released over a probe on his “Oh My God” music video.
JOHOR BARU: The suspension of water sports related co-curricular activities at schools has been lifted yesterday.
KUALA LUMPUR: The Sessions Court today ordered Malaysian National Cycling Federation (MNCF) president Datuk Abu Samah Abd Wahab and his former deputy to pay RM288,275.56 to Sime Darby Foundation over breach of a sponsorship agreement involving a cycling race team.
NEW YORK: The appointment of armed forces chief General Tan Sri Zulkifeli Mohd Zin as the National Security Council’s first director-general is part of the government’s efforts to ensure that security agencies could work in a cohesive manner.
IPOH: Police have arrested 71 suspected triad members including a 17-year-old schoolboy under the ongoing Ops Cantas Khas 2 in the state.
MIRI: Police have seized several firearms registered under the name of corporate figure wanted in connection with the murder of the late Miri PKR secretary and activist Bill Kayong or Mohd Hasbie Abdullah.
MALACCA: A 56-year-old senior officer with the Public Works Department (PWD), remanded to facilitate a corruption probe involving high-ranking civil servants, was released today on a RM300,000 bail.
MALACCA: The sleepy village of Kampung Bertam Malim was rocked this morning when a man ran amok and killed three people in a family, and left two others seriously injured.
MECCA: A total of 2,208 Malaysian pilgrims will perform their haj under the special private packages offered by 16 Malaysian agencies.
THE Ministry of Higher Education is aware of and views seriously the existence of Daesh (Islamic State group) activities among students and staff of higher-learning institutions in the country.
PUTRAJAYA: The following are excerpts from the New Straits Times exclusive interview with Higher Education Minister Datuk Seri Idris Jusoh.
NEW YORK: A change of leadership in the United States will not affect Malaysia’s efforts to be part of the country’s visa-waiver programme, said Deputy Prime Minister Datuk Seri Dr Ahmad Zahid Hamidi.
KUALA LUMPUR: Malaysian Crime Watch Task Force (MyWatch) chairman Datuk R. Sri Sanjeevan is slated to be charged tomorrow morning (Thursday) with allegedly using fake academic qualifications.
SEREMBAN: A man poured gasoline onto a bank counter before threatening to light it up, in a bank robbery at Taman Rasah Jaya this afternoon.
KUALA LUMPUR: Malaysia has recorded a five per cent increase in the number of tourist arrivals from January to June this year, compared to the same period last year.
SHAH ALAM: Tourism, Consumer Affairs and Environment exco Elizabeth Wong and various Selangor local authorities have been tasked with monitoring the earth fissures issue in Bukit Antarabangsa, which surfaced following earthworks for the East Klang Valley Expressway (EKVE) river alignment project.
KUALA LUMPUR: Despite the disappointment of not being able to win the elusive Olympic gold medal, Lee Chong Wei has vowed to give it one last shot at the World Championships in Glasgow next year.
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