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RTD mulls classifying 5 'straight to court' offences for Raya period

By Veena Babulal - Wednesday, 29 June 2016.

KUALA LUMPUR: The Road Transport Department is mulling immediately hauling to court motorists who break five key traffic offences during this Hari Raya period.

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After China, MATTA now eyeing tourists from India

By LAILI ISMAIL - Wednesday, June 29, 2016 - 16:59

KUALA LUMPUR: Tourism industry players are luring tourists from India, as the market had previously been overlooked in favour of the China market.

Gunman shot dead by police in USJ stand-off [VIDEO]

By HANI SHAMIRA SHAHRUDIN - Wednesday, June 29, 2016 - 16:25

SUBANG JAYA: A man high on police's wanted list was shot dead when he attempted to open fire on a team of policemen at Jalan USJ11/1D here today.

SPAD describes cabbies' lawsuit against it as 'frivolous'

By HIDIR REDUAN - Wednesday, June 29, 2016 - 16:18

KUALA LUMPUR: The Land Public Transport Commission (SPAD) described a legal action against it over Uber and two other ride-hailing services as frivolous, vexatious, scandalous, and an abuse of court process.

Thai national with gun and bullets arrested along North-South Expressway

By EMBUN MAJID - Wednesday, June 29, 2016 - 16:11

BUKIT KAYU HITAM: The Malaysian Border Security Agency (AKSEM) arrested a Thai national and seized a pistol and live bullets at KM1.3 of the North-South Expressway, upon him entering this country.

Msian travelling to Turkey urged to put safety first

By Bernama - Wednesday, June 29, 2016 - 15:32

KUALA LUMPUR: The foreign ministry has reminded Malaysians residing or travelling to Turkey to always give utmost priority to personal safety and the security of their surroundings.

It takes more than academic results to manage a country, Najib tells Perdana Fellowship participants

By Azura Abas - Wednesday, June 29, 2016 - 15:00

PUTRAJAYA: The Perdana Fellowship programme offers selected young Malaysians rare insights on how a country is governed, Prime Minister Datuk Seri Najib Razak said.

Schedule change for LRT users heading to Putra Heights tomorrow

By AINA NASA - Wednesday, June 29, 2016 - 14:40

KUALA LUMPUR: Starting tomorrow, commuters from the city centre heading towards the Putra Heights LRT station may need to disembark at the Ara Damansara station to continue their journey.

No arrest yet on Bill Kayong's murder - Sarawak police

By Bernama - Wednesday, June 29, 2016 - 14:36

KOTA SAMARAHAN: The police have yet to make any arrest in connection with the murder of Bekenu Parti Keadilan Rakyat secretary Bill Kayong last June 21.

Penang govt won't say sorry for calling BN supporters 'bodoh'

By Audrey Dermawan - Wednesday, June 29, 2016 - 14:32

GEORGE TOWN: The DAP-led state government will not retract some harsh words used against Barisan Nasional supporters who attended yesterday's public debate.

Umno seeks to strike out Anina's legal challenge on her sacking

By HIDIR REDUAN - Wednesday, June 29, 2016 - 14:24

KUALA LUMPUR: Umno is seeking to strike out its expelled member Anina Saadudin's legal bid to quash a provision of the Societies Act 1966 that protects the political party's decision from being questioned in court.

No flight cancellations to Istanbul from KLIA following suicide attacks

By BILQIS BAHARI - Wednesday, June 29, 2016 - 12:57

SEPANG: There are no flight cancellations at the Kuala Lumpur International Airport (KLIA) to Istanbul at the moment, following the deadly suicide bombing attacks at the Ataturk International Airport in Istanbul.

Man shot five times in murder attempt along KL-Seremban highway [VIDEO]

By HANI SHAMIRA SHAHRUDIN - Wednesday, June 29, 2016 - 11:27

KUALA LUMPUR: A company executive became the target of a hitman today, taking five bullets in a drive-by shooting along the KL-Seremban highway.

Negri Sembilan MB wants crackdown on illegal gambling operators

By Nur Aqidah Azizi - Wednesday, June 29, 2016 - 10:59

SEREMBAN: The state government has ordered local authorities to take stern action against all gambling centres which have been operating under the guise of cyber cafe outlets.

Malaysia condemns attack on Istanbul airport, calls for unity among Muslims

By THARANYA ARUMUGAM and SITI NURSURAYA ALI - Wednesday, June 29, 2016 - 10:42

KUALA LUMPUR: Prime Minister Datuk Seri Najib Razak today condemned in the strongest terms the terrorist attack on Istanbul’s Ataturk airport, and called on Muslim countries to unite in combating terrorism.

Inspector, three others acquitted of detainee's murder

By Shanti Gunaratnam - Wednesday, June 29, 2016 - 10:36

KUALA LUMPUR: The High Court today acquitted and discharged a police inspector and his three subordinates for the murder of detainee N. Dharmendran, three years ago.

Six-year-old girl dies after three-storey fall

By Bernama - Wednesday, June 29, 2016 - 01:29

KUALA LUMPUR: A six-year-old girl was killed after falling from the third floor of a public housing project in Bandar Baru Sentul here, late last night.

Selangor local councils not doing enough for upkeep of low-cost flats

By C. Premananthini - Wednesday, June 29, 2016 - 01:27

KUALA SELANGOR: Most low-cost flats and apartments in Selangor are in a dilapidated state, says Urban WellBeing, Housing and Local Government Minister Tan Sri Noh Omar.

Diphtheria claims third death in Malaysia, this time in Sabah

By OLIVIA MIWIL - Wednesday, June 29, 2016 - 00:49

KOTA KINABALU: Malaysia has recorded its third death from diphtheria, this time involving a three-year-old boy from Menggatal.

Grab driver's night of terror at the hands of cabbies

By ZAHRATULHAYAT MAT ARIF - Wednesday, June 29, 2016 - 00:22

KUALA LUMPUR: A 35-year-old Grab driver was allegedly assaulted by group of taxi drivers, who also damaged his car early today.

Najib brings cheer to occupants of Al-Fikrah Care Centre

By Bernama - Wednesday, June 29, 2016 - 00:09

KUALA LUMPUR: Datuk Seri Najib Tun Razak today sprang a surprise and brought cheer to the occupants of Al-Fikrah Care Centre here when he turned up and settled their bills when they shopped at the 1Malaysia People Textile Shop (KKR1M) in Bandar Tun Hussein Onn, Cheras near here.

1,000 witness fiery Gerakan-DAP debate in Penang

By Phua Ken Lin - Tuesday, June 28, 2016 - 22:59

GEORGE TOWN: Around 1,000 people packed the Caring Society Complex main hall tonight to witness a fiery debate between Gerakan secretary-general Datuk Liang Teik Meng and Penang executive councillor Lim Hock Seng.

Man arrested with drug stash after using workshop as front

By Sylvia Looi - Tuesday, June 28, 2016 - 22:34

TAIPING: A 41-year-old man, who had been using a workshop as a front for his drug activities, was arrested at Kampung Air Kuning here early today.

Firemen launch search for boy missing for a week

By Zarina Abdullah - Tuesday, June 28, 2016 - 21:51

KEMAMAN: The search is on for a 14-year-old boy who went missing after leaving his house in Kampung Cheneh a week ago.

Chaos on Jalan Pahang as crane collapses onto bus and cars

By ZAHRATULHAYAT MAT ARIF - Tuesday, June 28, 2016 - 21:41

KUALA LUMPUR: The traffic at Jalan Pahang, usually challenging for motorists even on good days, turned into a nightmare today after a crane collapsed onto three vehicles there this evening.

Parents could be penalised if found negligent in firecracker explosion case

By Zarina Abdullah - Tuesday, June 28, 2016 - 20:53

KUALA TERENGGANU: Police will conduct a thorough investigation into an incident involving a teenager who sustained serious injuries while playing with firecrackers in Kampung Tok Kah, Dungun

29 complaints of price hikes in run-up to Hari Raya

By HASHINI KAVISHTRI KANNAN - Tuesday, June 28, 2016 - 20:42

PUTRAJAYA: The authorities have so far received 29 complaints related to unlawful price hikes during the Hari Raya Aidilfitri price control campaign nationwide conducted by the Domestic Trade, Cooperatives and Consumerism Ministry since June 16.

32 escalator incidents recorded by DOSH since 2011

By Bernama - Tuesday, June 28, 2016 - 20:25

KUALA LUMPUR: A total 32 incidents involving escalators were recorded nationwide from 2011 to June this year.

Last chance to register illegal workers on June 30

By FAZLEENA AZIZ - Tuesday, June 28, 2016 - 20:04

PUTRAJAYA: Employers have until Thursday (June 30) to participate in the government’s Rehiring Programme to ensure all illegal foreign workers have valid working permits.

SPAD zooms in to nab ticket touts in Larkin

By Halim Said - Tuesday, June 28, 2016 - 19:00

JOHOR BARU: Three ticket touts including an elderly man in his 50s, were caught by a Land and Public Transport Commission (SPAD) enforcement team in an operation at the Larkin Sentral bus terminal today.

Boy's spine broken after bullying incident over 'bad haircut'

By EMBUN MAJID - Tuesday, June 28, 2016 - 18:53

ALOR STAR: A case of mistaken identity landed a 13-year-old boy in hospital with a broken spine.