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(Updated) Cabinet reshuffle announcement today

By NURADZIMAH DAIM AND ADIB POVERA - Monday, 27 June 2016.

PRIME Minister Datuk Seri Najib Razak will announce Cabinet reshuffle at his office in Putrajaya at 3.15pm today.

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Adenan welcomes push to kickstart talk on devolution of powers

By ADIB POVERA - Monday, June 27, 2016 - 13:50

KUCHING: Sarawak Chief Minister Tan Sri Adenan Satem has lauded the establishment of a technical committee to facilitate talks over devolution of powers between the Federal government and state governments of Sarawak and Sabah.

TTDI residents say 'no' to apartment development in Taman Rimba Kiara

By JUNE MOH - Monday, June 27, 2016 - 13:49

KUALA LUMPUR: Disgruntled Taman Tun Dr Ismail (TTDI) residents gathered at Taman Rimba Kiara yesterday to stage a peaceful protest against a new development project on the park.

No need to panic over Indonesia jet interception, says Air Force chief

By TASNIM LOKMAN - Monday, June 27, 2016 - 13:41

KUALA LUMPUR: There is no need for panic following a yesterday’s incident where a Royal Malaysian Air Force C-130 Hercules was intercepted by Indonesian fighter jets.

Khair: Signature for PT3 Sejarah optional

By THARANYA ARUMUGAM - Monday, June 27, 2016 - 11:00

KUALA LUMPUR: Form Three Assessment (PT3) students need not necessarily obtain a signature for their Sejarah project if they have already obtained the building seal or stamp or photo evidence of their presence at the building or site, said the Education Ministry.

Authorities going after drivers on drugs, alcohol

By FAISAL ASYRAF - Monday, June 27, 2016 - 11:00

AUTHORITIES are stepping up the crackdown on public and commercial vehicle drivers driving under the influence of drugs and alcohol.

Don't allow sick children into nurseries, operators told

By OLIVIA MIWIL - Monday, June 27, 2016 - 10:46

KOTA KINABALU: Operators of childcare centres are advised not to accept sick children to prevent the spread of infectious diseases, said district health officer Dr Jiloris Dony.

Woman dies after airbag ruptures in accident

By AP - Monday, June 27, 2016 - 10:11

KUALA LUMPUR: A Malaysian safety official says a woman has died after the airbag in her Honda Civic ruptured in a minor collision.

Tahfiz students become road bully victims

By FAISAL ASYRAF - Monday, June 27, 2016 - 09:49

KUALA LUMPUR: A 38-year old motorist was left traumatised when a road bully assaulted him and damaged his car near the Bulatan Duta-Segambut yesterday.

Firemen battle squatter homes blaze in Glenmarie

By DAWN CHAN - Sunday, June 26, 2016 - 23:10

SHAH ALAM: More than 30 firemen are working hard to put out a fire that destroyed 15 wooden squatter homes at Kampung Hamid Tuah in Batu 3, Glenmarie, here.

Sultan of Johor receives RM6.45 million tithe from JCorp

By Rizalman Hammim - Sunday, June 26, 2016 - 22:41

JOHOR BARU: The Sultan of Johor Sultan Ibrahim Sultan Iskandar today received business tithe (zakat) totalling RM6.45 million from Johor Corp (JCorp) on behalf of the Johor Islamic Religious Council (MAIJ).

Man driving cloned car detained

By Bernama - Sunday, June 26, 2016 - 21:26

NIBONG TEBAL: Police detained a man driving a cloned Honda Civic after a 50km high speed chase from the Penang Bridge Toll Plaza to Jalan Bukit Panchor here, yesterday.

Hishammuddin: Umno's interest must be placed above any individual's

By Hariz Mohd - Sunday, June 26, 2016 - 21:00

KUALA LUMPUR: The expulsion of leaders such as Tan Sri Muhyiddin Yassin and Datuk Seri Mukhriz Mahathir from Umno was not the first time in the party's history and was done for the good of Umno.

Najib calls on Muslims to reject those who oppose Islam

By Nik Imran Abdullah - Sunday, June 26, 2016 - 20:00

PEKAN: Prime Minister Datuk Seri Najib Razak said Muslims should reject those who opposed Islam and their allies in Malaysia.

RMAF C130 intercepted by Indonesian fighter jets en route to Labuan

By Hariz Mohd - Sunday, June 26, 2016 - 19:52

KUALA LUMPUR: The Defence Ministry has received a report that a Royal Malaysian Air Force (RMAF) aircraft was intercepted by Indonesian fighter jets en route to Labuan, Sabah today.

Sabah Umno: Muhyiddin, Mukhriz clearly breached party discipline

By OLIVIA MIWIL AND KRISTY INUS - Sunday, June 26, 2016 - 19:47

TAWAU: The Umno Supreme Council's decision to sack Tan Sri Muhyiddin Yassin and Datuk Seri Muhkriz Mahathir was made after it was deemed that both their actions went against the party's constitution.

Six foreign nationals involved in RM1 million 'romance scam' detained

By Bernama - Sunday, June 26, 2016 - 19:42

KUALA LUMPUR: Six African nationals believed to be involved in 10 ‘Romance Scam’ cheating cases amounting to RM1 million were detained at a house near here, yesterday.

Compulsory to be vaccinated against life-threatening diseases, says Kelantan Mufti

By Bernama - Sunday, June 26, 2016 - 19:37

KUALA LUMPUR: It is compulsory under Islam to use vaccines against diseases which could cause death, said Kelantan Mufti Datuk Mohamad Shukri Mohamad.

Two siblings, aged 9 and 6 drown in construction area

By Bernama - Sunday, June 26, 2016 - 19:29

PEKAN: Two siblings who were reported missing on Friday were found drowned in a water-filled hole at a construction site at Dewan Semai Bakti, Chini 5, near here, yesterday evening.

Diphtheria immunisation campaign to be further promoted in Kelantan

By Bernama - Sunday, June 26, 2016 - 19:18

KOTA BAHARU: The Kelantan Health Department will enhance its immunisation campaign of the DTaP-IPV//Hib vaccine to curb diptheria, pertussis, tetanus, polio and haemophilus influenzae type B.

Making George Town a disabled-friendly city

By Bernama - Sunday, June 26, 2016 - 19:17

GEORGE TOWN: The Penang Island City Council (MBPP) is making the necessary changes to accommodate the disabled in the city.

Muhyiddin undecided on whether he will join another party or form new one

By Nuradzimmah Daim - Sunday, June 26, 2016 - 19:01

KUALA LUMPUR: Tan Sri Muhyiddin Yassin is not denying the possibility of him joining hands with Datuk Seri Mukhriz Mahathir to form a new political party.

Muhyiddin undecided on whether he will join another party or form new one

By HANA NAZ HARUN and AMIN MOKHTAR - Sunday, June 26, 2016 - 19:01

KUALA LUMPUR: Tan Sri Muhyiddin Yassin is not denying the possibility of him joining hands with Datuk Seri Mukhriz Mahathir to form a new political party.

Police probing brutal hotel room murder of Chinese national

By DAWN CHAN - Sunday, June 26, 2016 - 17:34

PORT KLANG: Police are investigating the death of a Chinese national who was slashed multiple times on the head and neck in an attack which took place at a hotel in Pandamaran on Saturday.

Debate on undersea tunnel to be held on June 28

By Bernama - Sunday, June 26, 2016 - 17:12

GEORGE TOWN: The debate between state executive councillor in charge of Works, Public Utilities and Transportation, Lim Hock Seng, and Gerakan secretary-general, Datuk Liang Teck Meng, will be held at the Masyarakat Penyayang Complex hall, here, at 9 pm on June 28.

Five fishermen arrested for drugs

By EMBUN MAJID - Sunday, June 26, 2016 - 16:07

KUALA KEDAH: Five fishermen were caught with drugs some 3.8 nautical miles from the Kuala Kedah estuary here.

Elderly couple fall off motorcycle, run over by lorry

By Audrey Dermawan - Sunday, June 26, 2016 - 15:34

GEORGE TOWN: An elderly couple died when they were knocked down by a lorry this morning.

Conduct a special study on the homeless, urges Salam

By Bernama - Sunday, June 26, 2016 - 14:49

KUALA LUMPUR: A special study on the problem of the homeless and finding a suitable solution to curb their increase in the federal capital should be undertaken urgently, said Yayasan Salam Malaysia (Salam) chairman Datuk Ahmad A. Talib.

New liability programme to make employers more responsible for foreign workers

By Chuah Bee Kim - Sunday, June 26, 2016 - 14:19

JOHOR BARU: In a bid to make employers more responsible, the government wants to introduce a strict liability programme to ensure that the movement of foreign workers can be better monitored and controlled.

AirAsia offers 'Superstar' promo fares to India from KL

By Bernama - Sunday, June 26, 2016 - 14:08

KUALA LUMPUR: AirAsia, is introducing the “Fly like a Superstar” promotion on all AirAsia & AirAsia X destinations to India from Kuala Lumpur.

Diphtheria comeback, parents and community's attitude to be blamed

By Bernama - Sunday, June 26, 2016 - 13:51

MELAKA: Recently the country was shocked by the death of two children from Melaka and Kedah due to diphtheria, which according to medical experts can be easily prevented through vaccination.