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Najib arrives in Los Angeles for week-long working visit to US

By Bernama - Friday, 12 February 2016.

LOS ANGELES: Prime Minister Datuk Seri Najib Tun Razak arrived here Thursday for a week-long working visit to the United States, including attending the US-Asean Leaders Summit in Sunnylands, California.

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Sarawak CM raises RM1 million for charity with four-song 'mini concert'

By HARUN YAHAYA - Friday, February 12, 2016 - 00:22

SIBU: It only took four songs for Sarawak Chief Minister Tan Sri Adenan Satem to raise more than RM1 million in donation during a charity dinner tonight.

Second KTMB locomotive catches fire in three days

By M. Hamzah - Thursday, February 11, 2016 - 23:14

TAIPING: For the second time in three days, a Keretapi Tanah Melayu Berhad (KTMB) locomotive caught fire, this time near Kuala Tanjung just after it left the train station.

Man jumps off Penang island-bound ferry

By BALVIN KAUR - Thursday, February 11, 2016 - 21:43

BUTTERWORTH: A man jumped off a ferry enroute to Penang Island from Butterworth today.

Three youths injured in CNY firecracker mishap

By PRIYA PUBALAN - Thursday, February 11, 2016 - 21:20

GEORGE TOWN: Three youths sustained burns to their bodies following a mishap after lighting up firecrackers outside their flat in Nibong Tebal here yesterday.

Motorcyclist dies after plunging into drain

By C. Premananthini - Thursday, February 11, 2016 - 21:00

SHAH ALAM: A 19-year-old motorcyclist died after his Yamaha LC motorcycle crashed into a drain, here today.

Investigation into kidnapping of Bangladeshi men nearly complete

By FATIN FAZLINA YAAKOB - Thursday, February 11, 2016 - 20:37

GEORGE TOWN: The investigation into the kidnapping of two Bangladeshi men at a bus station in Nibong Tebal, here is nearly complete, police say.

Illegal sand mining operations in Putrajaya raided

By FAIRUZ MOHD SHAHAR - Thursday, February 11, 2016 - 19:46

PUTRAJAYA: The Malaysian Anti-Corruption Commission (MACC) and Putrajaya Land and Mines Office today conducted an integrated operation to raid illegal sand mining operations here.

I'll explain need for change in Kedah leadership, says Bashah

By Ahmad Fairuz Othman - Thursday, February 11, 2016 - 18:12

ALOR STAR: Newly-appointed Kedah Umno liaison committee chief Datuk Seri Ahmad Bashah Md Hanipah will meet with all leaders and members of the state party to explain the need for the recent change in the Kedah leadership.

Malaysia Halal Council set up to address national halal industry issues

By HASHINI KAVISHTRI KANNAN and FAIRUZ MOHD SHAHAR - Thursday, February 11, 2016 - 17:55

PUTRAJAYA: The Malaysia Halal Council will replace the Halal Industry Management and Development Special Cabinet Committee to address wider issues pertaining the halal industry.

4,000 houses will be built for members of the armed forces

By Esther Landau - Thursday, February 11, 2016 - 17:41

KUCHING: A total of RM 1.2 billion will be allocated for the construction of 4,000 Armed Forces Housing (RKAT) units at 11 locations nationwide, said Defence Minister Datuk Seri Hishammuddin Hussein.

20 parked vehicles vandalised in Cameron Highlands

By Seri Nor Nadiah Koris - Thursday, February 11, 2016 - 17:23

CAMERON HIGHLANDS: About 20 parked vehicles parked near Brinchang here, were vandalised by a group of individuals.

Masseuse charged with murder of boyfriend

By Rizalman Hammim - Thursday, February 11, 2016 - 17:20

KLUANG: A masseuse was charged at the Magistrate Court here today with the murder of her boyfriend last month.

Body of 17-year-old student found on Sura Hujung beach

By Zarina Abdullah - Thursday, February 11, 2016 - 17:09

DUNGUN: The body of a 17-year-old student who went missing while swimming at Sura Hujung beach here, was found at 3pm today.

Expand Islamic propagation online, says Zahid

By FAIRUZ MOHD SHAHAR - Thursday, February 11, 2016 - 15:44

PUTRAJAYA: Islamic propagation through the Internet should be expanded in line with the use of traditional media, said Deputy Prime Minister Datuk Seri Dr Ahmad Zahid Hamidi.

Man dies in collision with express bus

By ADRIAN DAVID - Thursday, February 11, 2016 - 15:35

KUALA TERENGGANU: The driver of a car was killed after it crashed with an express bus along Jalan Kuala Berang in Kampung Pengadang Baru, early today.

AG's Chambers to raise objection in Khairuddin case

By KHAIRAH N. KARIM - Thursday, February 11, 2016 - 15:30

KUALA LUMPUR: The Attorney-General's Chambers (AGC) will raise an objection against ex-Umno leader Datuk Seri Khairuddin Abu Hassan's bid to review its decision to close three cases involving Prime Minister Datuk Seri Najib Razak.

Adenan made honorary Brig Gen of Territorial Army

Thursday, February 11, 2016 - 15:23

KUCHING: The Malaysian Armed Forces Council today conferred the rank of honorary Brigadier General of the Territorial Army on Sarawak Chief Minister Tan Sri Adenan Satem.

Month-long stakeout leads to arrest of Padang Jambu drug trafficker

By Zarina Abdullah - Thursday, February 11, 2016 - 14:58

KUALA TERENGGANU: A month-long observation by the Dungun police’s narcotics team led to the arrest of a 23-year-old trafficker in Padang Jambu yesterday.

Government to maintain peace, harmony, security in Malaysia: Najib

Thursday, February 11, 2016 - 14:47

KUALA LUMPUR: The government will continue to do its best to maintain peace, harmony and security in the country, said Prime Minister Datuk Seri Najib Razak.

Close call for express bus sandwiched between cars and lorry

By PREDEEP NAMBIAR - Thursday, February 11, 2016 - 14:43

GEORGE TOWN: An express bus with 28 people onboard had a close brush with disaster yesterday when it was sandwiched between a host of vehicles at the North-South Expressway near Nibong Tebal on the mainland here.

Whale off Johor coast could have consumed trash prior to its death [VIDEO]

By Rizalman Hammim - Thursday, February 11, 2016 - 14:14

BATU PAHAT: The Johor Fisheries Department is looking at poisoning or environmental elements as possible causes which led to the death of a whale found in the waters off Sungai Sarang Buaya here on Tuesday,

Police 1, Snatch Thieves 0: High-speed chase between cops and thieves end with arrest

By Hariz Mohd - Thursday, February 11, 2016 - 14:07

KUALA LUMPUR: Police engaged two snatch thieves in an intense high-speed chase from Setapak to Gombak yesterday, which ended with the men being handcuffed.

Negri Sembilan to launch 'Drug-Free Village' competition

By NUR AQIDAH AZIZ - Thursday, February 11, 2016 - 13:24

SEREMBAN: Negri Sembilan will introduce a 'Drug-Free Village' competition this year, which will be carried out in all districts in the state.

Motorcyclist killed after being rammed headlong by overtaking car

By Abnor Hamizam Abd Manap - Thursday, February 11, 2016 - 13:15

BANDAR SERI JEMPOL: A 21-year old man was killed after his motorcycle collided with a car at Jalan Besar Palong near Felda Palong Lapan here last night.

Mentally-ill man who stabbed own mother found wandering in Pandan Indah

By Hariz Mohd - Thursday, February 11, 2016 - 13:12

KUALA LUMPUR: Police today arrested a man who was believed to have stabbed his mother in the stomach in an incident at Setapak Jaya on Monday.

Mahdzir vows to strengthen Umno in Kedah following new appointment

By HASHINI KAVISHTRI KANNA - Thursday, February 11, 2016 - 13:07

PUTRAJAYA: Newly-elected Kedah Umno Liaison Committee deputy chairman Datuk Seri Mahdzir Khalid has vowed to further strengthen the party in the state and increase the confidence of the people in the government.

Tanjung Aru's 'Sun Bear Run' is not for the benefit of bears or conservation centre

By Awang Ali Omar - Thursday, February 11, 2016 - 11:57

KOTA KINABALU: No sun bears will benefit from a theme run that uses its name to attract participants.

Stepping up escalator safety

By Hariz Mohd - Thursday, February 11, 2016 - 11:47

THE Department of Occupational Safety and Health (Dosh) is conducting a study to enhance safety on escalators in the wake of the latest incident which left a boy with a severed foot on Monday.

Eight years on, restaurant operator maintains her RM3 rice menu

Thursday, February 11, 2016 - 11:06

IPOH: While other operators claim that they have no choice but to raise their food prices, a small restaurant owner at Stadium Perak here has maintained the price of her nasi berlauk at RM3 for years.

Free rice plan starts March 1

By Farezza Hanum Rashid - Thursday, February 11, 2016 - 11:02

KUALA LUMPUR: Come March 1, some 170,000 families on the e-Kasih list will receive 20kg of free rice every month until December under the MyBeras programme.