Nation

No Malaysians involved in New York explosion

By FAIRUZ MOHD SHAHAR - Sunday, 18 September 2016.

PUTRAJAYA: No Malaysians were involved in the explosion which struck Chelsea, New York, yesterday.

Latest

Four-year-old boy drowns after car plunges into river near Pokok Sena

By MELISSA DARLYNE CHOW - Sunday, September 18, 2016 - 19:53

ALOR STAR: A four-year-old boy was found drowned after the car he and his family were travelling in plunged into Sungai Santap in Pokok Sena.

Form Four student killed in traffic collision with his school principal's wife

By ADIB POVERA - Sunday, September 18, 2016 - 19:50

MARUDI: A Form Four student was killed when his motorcycle collided with a four-wheel drive vehicle at a junction in Taman Dah Yuh here this morning.

Three Indonesians abducted in Sabah waters freed by militant Abu Sayyaf group

By Reuters - Sunday, September 18, 2016 - 19:37

MANILA: Three Indonesian fishermen held by Islamic State-linked rebels in the Philippines have been released, the Philippine military said on Sunday, just hours after the militias freed a Norwegian man after a year-long ordeal.

Cuepacs wants to maintain eight-hour working day

By Audrey Dermawan - Sunday, September 18, 2016 - 19:26

BAYAN LEPAS: Cuepacs wants the working hours for civil servants to be maintained at eight hours daily, as it is still relevant in the country.

Woman's death ruled as homicide as Labuan cops reveal new details

By Bernama - Sunday, September 18, 2016 - 18:35

LABUAN: The death of a woman last week, initially ruled as a sudden death, has now been reclassified as a homicide, following new clues from the autopsy results.

Slow-moving: Traffic update as of 5pm

By INTAN BAHA - Sunday, September 18, 2016 - 17:56

KUALA LUMPUR: Traffic is coming to a standstill along major highways across the peninsula.

MH370: Test results on four pieces of debris to be known in 3 months

By Bernama - Sunday, September 18, 2016 - 17:36

KUALA LUMPUR: The test results on four pieces of debris that could belong to the missing Malaysia Airlines plane, Flight MH370, are expected to be known in less than three months.

Prestigious school reunion gathers illustrious alumni on Malaysia Day

By ADRIAN DAVID - Sunday, September 18, 2016 - 17:30

KUALA TERENGGANU: Some 50 former schoolmates gathered at Teluk Ketapang, Kuala Nerus, here for a grand class reunion on Malaysia Day – many of them after having not seen each other in nearly 60 years.

Man who went fishing during storm found dead

By Chuah Bee Kim - Sunday, September 18, 2016 - 16:49

JOHOR BARU: The body of a 26 year-old man who went missing while fishing in Kelong Air, Pontian Besar on Saturday was found today at 11.25am.

Stop spreading false info on my health: Ahmad Bashah

By Bernama - Sunday, September 18, 2016 - 16:37

ALOR STAR: Kedah Menteri Besar Datuk Seri Ahmad Bashah Md Hanipah today urged the relevant quarters to stop spreading false information on his health on the social websites.

Heavy build-up: Traffic update as of 3pm [VIDEO]

By INTAN BAHA - Sunday, September 18, 2016 - 16:26

KUALA LUMPUR: More highways are reporting heavier congestion due to a surge in traffic flow as well as from a number of accidents.

Najib launches 'Begin Your Day with Honey' campaign

By Bernama - Sunday, September 18, 2016 - 16:25

PUTRAJAYA: Prime Minister Datuk Seri Najib Razak today launched the “Begin Your Day with Honey” campaign to encourage consumption of local honey daily as health food for Malaysians.

A goat chased me in court

By AUDREY VIJAINDREN - Sunday, September 18, 2016 - 15:55

IN A MAN’S WORLD: In the 1960s, not many young women dared venture into an office full of men with hopes of fitting in. But that’s exactly what Lakshmi Natarajan did, with class, resolution and courage.

MCA troubled by EC's proposal, plans division leaders meeting soon

By THARANYA ARUMUGAM - Sunday, September 18, 2016 - 15:54

KLANG: MCA president Datuk Seri Liow Tiong Lai has called on all division leaders to submit their views and concerns pertaining to the Election Commission (EC)’s proposal on redelineating and renaming constituencies nationwide.

PLACES: A view from Bat Hill

By OLIVIA MIWIL - Sunday, September 18, 2016 - 15:39

HEALTH buffs, selfie junkies and wannabe trailblazers have found a new route at the edge of the city in Kota Kinabalu — Kampung Kopungit — and they are loving it.

Haron Din's family touched by Zahid's jet offer, support from Malaysians

By NST ONLINE - Sunday, September 18, 2016 - 15:28

KUALA LUMPUR: The family of late Datuk Dr Haron Din took to Facebook today to express appreciation over the government's offer to bring the Pas spiritual leader's remains home and moral support extended by Malaysians.

Fireman, factory workers still hospitalised following Bukit Merah toxic gas leak

By NABILAH HAMUDIN - Sunday, September 18, 2016 - 15:18

IPOH: A 42-year-old factory worker was transferred to the intensive care unit at the Hospital Raja Permaisuri Bainun (HRPB) while a fireman is being treated at the same hospital after they inhaled the toxic gas at a chemical manufacturing facility in Bukit Merah here yesterday.

Nepali man killed by fallen oil palm tree

By PHUAH KEN LIN - Sunday, September 18, 2016 - 14:41

NIBONG TEBAL: A Nepalese plantation worker was crushed to death by a fallen oil palm tree at an estate in Jalan Tasek, Simpang Ampat near here today.

Surge home: Traffic update as of 1pm

By INTAN BAHA - Sunday, September 18, 2016 - 14:13

KUALA LUMPUR: Aidiladha travellers driving back to Kuala Lumpur and Johor Baru this afternoon can expect heavy traffic, as many city dwellers are beginning their journey home.

Gerakan vexed by EC's proposal, fears for three parliamentary seats

By Chuah Bee Kim - Sunday, September 18, 2016 - 13:44

JOHOR BARU: Parti Gerakan will voice its objections to the Election Commission (EC) in a meeting next week over the EC’s redelineation proposal which they feel will affect their chances of winning three parliamentary seats, namely Beruas, Taiping and Teluk Intan, all in Perak.

Liow urges DAP's Ooi to apologise for insensitive remarks

By Awaina Arbee - Sunday, September 18, 2016 - 13:24

KUALA LUMPUR: DAP's Jelutong MP Jeff Ooi should apologise to the family of late Datuk Dr Haron Din for the insensitive remarks over the passing of the Pas spiritual leader, said MCA president Datuk Seri Liow Tiong Lai today.

Heroes' welcome planned for Paralympians, PM to greet them at KLIA

By Awaina Arbee - Sunday, September 18, 2016 - 13:18

KUALA LUMPUR: Our national para athletes deserve a heroes’ welcome when they return on Sept 22, after making the nation proud at the Rio Paralympics.

Traffic on highways building up after Aidiladha break

By INTAN BAHA - Sunday, September 18, 2016 - 12:16

KUALA LUMPUR: Traffic is building up on major highways leading to Kuala Lumpur as city dwellers start to head back after the Aidiladha celebration and school holidays.

First batch of Malaysian haj pilgrims arrive home safely [VIDEO]

By FAIRUZ MOHD SHAHAR - Sunday, September 18, 2016 - 12:11

SEPANG: The first batch of Malaysian haj pilgrims, numbering 442, arrived safely home today.

With child, without job: Pregnant Malaysian women and workplace discrimination

By AUDREY VIJAINDREN - Sunday, September 18, 2016 - 12:03

DISCRIMINATION: Being pregnant should be the happiest time in a woman’s life. Unfortunately, many have to choose between family and career, because having a bun in the oven could get you passed over for a promotion, sidelined or even fired.

EPU must decide the megatrends

By AINA NASA - Sunday, September 18, 2016 - 11:33

MEETING CHALLENGES HEAD-ON: With the aim of going back to basics and teaching the people the ins and outs about the economy, Minister in the Prime Minister’s Department in charge of the Economic Planning Unit, Datuk Abdul Rahman Dahlan, hopes to return EPU to its position as the country’s central

Storm triggers flash floods, topples trees in George Town [VIDEO]

By PHUAH KEN LIN - Sunday, September 18, 2016 - 11:30

GEORGE TOWN: Torrential rain has toppled trees and caused flash flooding in low-lying areas across the island.

'Road repair budget inadequate'

By FAISAL ASYRAF - Sunday, September 18, 2016 - 11:10

KUALA LUMPUR: BUDGET limitations have been cited as being the main reason behind the poor conditions along the 17.7km Pulau Indah expressway, also known as FT 181. 

DPM Zahid arrives in New York for UNGA [VIDEO]

By Bernama - Sunday, September 18, 2016 - 11:08

NEW YORK: Deputy Prime Minister Datuk Seri Dr Ahmad Zahid Hamidi arrived here to represent Malaysia at the 71st session of the United Nations General Assembly (UNGA).

New 'bidding' rules on govt projects

By AINA NASA - Sunday, September 18, 2016 - 11:00

PUBLIC FUNDS: Ministries must first convince the EPU that their plans will directly benefit the people