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Confirmed: Debris found in Tanzania is from MH370

By FAZLEENA AZIZ and BILQIS BAHARI - Thursday, 15 September 2016.

PUTRAJAYA: After two years of searching, the authorities have, today, for the first time confirmed that they have found a piece of missing Malaysia Airlines jet MH370.

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Drugs worth RM1.2m seized, Singaporean man nabbed in Johor

By Bernama - Thursday, September 15, 2016 - 20:39

JOHOR BARU: Police arrested a Singaporean man, believed to be a drug dealer, and seized various types of drugs worth RM1.23 million from his apartment in Taman Mount Austin, here yesterday.

Upko to present proposed resolutions on Malaysia Agreement to PM

By AVILA GERALDINE - Thursday, September 15, 2016 - 20:26

KOTA KINABALU: United Pasokmomogun Kadazandusun Organisation (Upko) will present its proposed resolutions with regards to the Malaysia Agreement 1963 (MA63), to Prime Minister Datuk Seri Najib Razak in November.

Two families in Sabak Bernam lose homes in afternoon blaze

By Mohd Shukor Amin - Thursday, September 15, 2016 - 20:18

SABAK BERNAM: Two families from Lorong 27, Kampung Naidu, here, lost their homes when it was completely destroyed in a fire this afternoon.

KL plans all-out war against Zika

By Bernama - Thursday, September 15, 2016 - 20:11

KUALA LUMPUR: Kuala Lumpur plans to wage a large-scale war against the Aedes mosquito, carrier of the Dengue and Zika viruses.

Sabah leaders laud proposed addition of 13 new state seats

By KRISTY INUS AND AVILA GERALDINE - Thursday, September 15, 2016 - 19:43

KOTA KINABALU: The proposed new state seats in Sabah is not focused just on racial composition but on areas that need improvement in order to better serve the people there.

Perak's number one football supporter sidelined by stroke

By NABILAH HAMUDIN - Thursday, September 15, 2016 - 19:13

IPOH: Perak’s number one football supporter, affectionately known as "Ah Wa the Legend" among ‘Bos Gaurus’ fans, was hospitalised after suffering a stroke early today.

MACC nails two more bank officers for bribery racket

By Roy Goh - Thursday, September 15, 2016 - 19:10

KOTA KINABALU: The Malaysian Anti-Corruption Commission (MACC) has apprehended two more bank officers in connection with a racket involving the falsification of documents used for loan applications with banks here.

Why just Anwar? Free all prisoners in Malaysia, Khairul Azwan tells Muhyiddin

By THARANYA ARUMUGAM - Thursday, September 15, 2016 - 18:48

KUALA LUMPUR: If Tan Sri Muhyiddin Yassin wants to free jailed ex-Opposition leader Datuk Seri Anwar Ibrahim from prison, he might as well free all prisoners in Malaysia, says Umno Youth vice-chief Khairul Azwan Harun.

Panic sparked when mysterious, foul-smelling liquid spills at courier centre

By BALVIN KAUR - Thursday, September 15, 2016 - 18:36

GEORGE TOWN: Spillage of a foul-smelling liquid caused panic at a courier service centre at Jalan Zainal Abidin here this morning.

Pet cat named "Baby" attacks 1.5m-long cobra intruder, saves owner

By RAHMAT KHAIRULRIJAL - Thursday, September 15, 2016 - 17:53

TELUK INTAN: A feisty feline named “Baby” proved more than a match for a 1.5-metre long wild black cobra which had attempted to enter its owner’s home.

Not the time yet to discuss freeing Anwar, says Dr M

By NST ONLINE - Thursday, September 15, 2016 - 17:51

KUALA LUMPUR: Parti Pribumi Bersatu Malaysia (PPBM) chairman Tun Dr Mahathir Mohamad says it is not the time yet to discuss about plans to release former Opposition leader Datuk Seri Anwar Ibrahim from prison.

Free haircuts mean orphans can 'let their hair down' at Ipoh facility

By Raja Khalidatul Asrin - Thursday, September 15, 2016 - 17:15

IPOH: Residents of the Darussalam Orphanage here were treated to free haircuts today by staff of Euphoria Academy, in celebration of Malaysia Day tomorrow.

Chinese business body unhappy with extension of anti-profiteering mechanism

By Bernama - Thursday, September 15, 2016 - 17:09

KUALA LUMPUR: The Associated Chinese Chambers of Commerce and Industry of Malaysia (ACCCIM) is displeased with the government's decision to extend, for another six months, the Anti-Profiteering Mechanism from its original deadline of June 30, 2016.

Kelantan rounds up 123 drug addicts in major 12-hour sweep

By Sharifah Mahsinah Abdullah - Thursday, September 15, 2016 - 16:51

KOTA BARU: Kelantan police rounded-up 123 addicts, including a 55-year-old man, in an anti-drug operation carried out in several areas here since last night.

USM, Glasgow University now academic partners

By Bernama - Thursday, September 15, 2016 - 16:44

GEORGE TOWN: Universiti Sains Malaysia has officially become an academic partner of Glasgow University, Scotland, which is one of the top and oldest universities in that region.

Man sentenced to three years' jail, rotan strokes for robbing Myanmar national

By Shanti Gunaratnam - Thursday, September 15, 2016 - 16:36

KUALA LUMPUR: A bus ticket counter worker was today sentenced to three years' jail and four strokes of the rotan by the Sessions Court for his participation in a gang robbery.

Don't leave your baby in the car: Seven tips for Malaysian parents

By James Sivalingam - Thursday, September 15, 2016 - 16:06

KUALA LUMPUR: The recent news of a one-year-old girl dying after being left in a car for five hours by her father in Johor, shocked Malaysians and triggered widespread reaction from netizens.

PM wants ministries, agencies to study public's proposals posted on #Bajet2017

By Bernama - Thursday, September 15, 2016 - 16:01

KUALA LUMPUR: Datuk Seri Najib Razak wants all ministries and government agencies to study the proposals made by the public on the #Bajet2017 website.

Penangites find it tough to own a house

By Bernama - Thursday, September 15, 2016 - 15:22

GEORGE TOWN: For some time now, housing has been the bane of Penangites.

Social media help 60 former classmates reunite after 30 years

By ADRIAN DAVID - Thursday, September 15, 2016 - 15:15

KUALA TERENGGANU: Thanks to social media, 60 former classmates were able to reunite after three decades apart, and jointly celebrate Merdeka Day and Malaysia Day today.

Suspected drug addict arrested for beating sister, threatening to kill mother

By Abnor Hamizam Abd Manap - Thursday, September 15, 2016 - 15:08

BANDAR SERI JEMPOL: A 33 year-old man believed to be a drug addict was arrested yesterday after violently assaulting his 32 year-old sister and causing a major commotion.

Strengthening of wakaf programmes key to boosting Islamic economy

By HASHINI KAVISHTRI KANNAN - Thursday, September 15, 2016 - 15:05

PUTRAJAYA: The implementation and strengthening of wakaf programmes is much needed in order to boost the Islamic economy and financing in the country.

Septuagenarian touched by Kuala Terengganu parishioners' visit

By ADRIAN DAVID - Thursday, September 15, 2016 - 14:53

KUALA TERENGGANU: The aged and infirm are often forgotten.

Four Filipinos jailed for using fake MyKads purchased for as little as RM150

By TEOH PEI YING - Thursday, September 15, 2016 - 14:41

PORT DICKSON: Four Filipino men were sentenced to eight months’ jail by the Magistrate’s Court here yesterday for using fake MyKads.

Coconut thief caught by landowner flees, returns with air rifle, threats

By Abnor Hamizam Abd Manap - Thursday, September 15, 2016 - 14:26

BANDAR SERI JEMPOL: A 22 year-old man was arrested last night after he threatened to shoot a 50 year-old man with an air rifle at Felda Palong 11 here, yesterday.

EC's proposal for new Sabah state constituencies, name alterations, published

By AVILA GERALDINE - Thursday, September 15, 2016 - 14:06

KOTA KINABALU: The Election Commission (EC) has listed 13 proposed new state constituencies for Sabah.

Online gaming syndicate in Sungai Petani smashed

By EMBUN MAJID - Thursday, September 15, 2016 - 13:55

ALOR STAR: Police busted an online gaming syndicate, which was raking in RM2,000 daily, in Taman Sutera Idaman in Sungai Petani last night.

Irate villagers stage demo, claim housing lots for underprivileged awarded to 'doctors', outsiders

By DAWN CHAN - Thursday, September 15, 2016 - 13:46

KUALA SELANGOR: About 100 residents of Kampung Sungai Yu held a peaceful demonstration in front of the Kuala Selangor district and land office today, demanding that the Selangor state government review its list of recipients for residential lots meant for underprivileged members of the Indian commun

Thailand raises alert level in Zika spread

By Bernama - Thursday, September 15, 2016 - 13:42

BANGKOK: Thailand’s Department of Disease Control (DDC) has instructed all 12 Emergency Operation Centres to increase their alert level to level two amidst the spread of Zika virus epidemic.

Seventeen year-old girl killed in head-on collision with bus

By EMBUN MAJID - Thursday, September 15, 2016 - 13:36

SUNGAI PETANI: A 17 year-old teenager was killed when the motorcycle she was riding collided head-on with a bus at Kampung Permatang Merbau, Kota Kuala Muda near here last night.