30 nabbed for illegal logging, 30 bank accounts worth RM18m frozen

By Rahmat Khairulrijal and Nazlia Naim - Thursday, 23 October 2014.

KUALA LUMPUR: The Malaysian Anti-Corruption Commission (MACC) has arrested 30 people in Johor and Sarawak for illegal logging activities and froze 30 bank accounts belonging to 10 companies worth RM18 million.


Myanmar national jailed, fined for stealing a can of stout

Thursday, October 23, 2014 - 15:56

KUALA LUMPUR: A Myanmar national was today sentenced to a month’s jail and fined RM100, in default a month’s jail, for stealing a can of alcoholic drink, worth RM7.

Diver found dead at popular Sabah dive site

Thursday, October 23, 2014 - 15:46

SEMPORNA: A dive instructor was found dead after he went solo diving at Pulau Sipadan near here, early this week.

Ketamine worth RM1.7m seized, 3 women, 1 man nabbed in Muar

By JASSMINE SHADIQE - Thursday, October 23, 2014 - 15:19

JOHOR BARU: Police seized 14.3kg of ketamine with a street value of RM1.7million, with the arrest of three women and a man, after raiding a house in Taman Kg Tengah, Jeram in Muar, on Saturday.

Zahida Rafik’s driver charged with CBT

By KHAIRAH N. KARIM - Thursday, October 23, 2014 - 15:03

KUALA LUMPUR: Actress Zahida Rafik’s former personal driver was charged at the Ampang magistrate's court today with committing criminal breach of trust involving RM200,000 of her money two years ago.

Man charged with murder of soldier

By HIDIR REDUAN - Thursday, October 23, 2014 - 14:22

KLANG: A jobless man was charged at the magistrate's court today with the murder of a soldier within a flat compound two weeks ago.

Arson attack to intimidate Customs officer

By ZAHRATULHAYAT MAT ARIF - Thursday, October 23, 2014 - 12:14

JITRA: Police confirmed that the arson attack on a car belonging to a senior customs officer at his home in Taman Bukit Indah yesterday morning was an attempt to intimidate the victim from carrying out his duty.

Architect, two others charged with trying to support IS

By HIDIR REDUAN - Thursday, October 23, 2014 - 11:47

SEPANG: ‎An architect and two other men were charged at the Sessions Court today with trying to support terrorist group Islamic State(IS) by taking a flight to Turkey.

All smiles at Deepavali celebrations

By ROZANNA LATIFF AND ILI LIYANA MOKHTAR - Thursday, October 23, 2014 - 11:28

KUALA LUMPUR: THOUSANDS turned up for the MIC Deepavali open house at Putra World Trade Centre here yesterday.

Malaysia ranks high among expatriates

By TASNIM LOKMAN - Thursday, October 23, 2014 - 08:21

KUALA LUMPUR: MALAYSIA has been ranked the 19th most desired destination for expatriates from 34 countries, according to The Expat Explorer 2014 survey.

KL-S’pore high-speed rail work to start in 2015

By ALIZA SHAH AND SIM BAK HENG - Thursday, October 23, 2014 - 08:21

TOKYO: THE construction of the high-speed rail (HSR) link between Kuala Lumpur and Singapore is expected to start at the end of next year.