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MAS to trim workforce, new company to take over

Friday, 29 August 2014.

KUALA LUMPUR: A new company will be set up to take over the business of existing Malaysia Airlines which will be delisted.

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10 per cent Merdeka discount for Duke toll users

Friday, August 29, 2014 - 17:21

KUALA LUMPUR: Class 1 vehicle (car) owners will get a 10 per cent discount on the toll rate along Duta-Ulu Kelang Expressway (Duke), in conjunction with Malaysia’s 57th Independence Day.

Najib to deliver live speech on Merdeka eve

Friday, August 29, 2014 - 17:08

KUALA LUMPUR: Prime Minister Datuk Seri Najib Razak is expected to deliver his address live for the first time on the eve of 57th Merdeka anniversary, unlike in previous years where his speech was recorded in studio and broadcast later.

Man arrested for possession of heroin

By Jasmime Kaur - Friday, August 29, 2014 - 16:59

ALOR STAR: Police arrested a 35-year-old unemployed man for possession of 455 grams of heroin last night.

Double cheer for Tamil school

By PREDEEP NAMBIAR - Friday, August 29, 2014 - 16:53

GEORGE TOWN: It is double happiness for the pupils of SJK (T) Subramaniya Baharthee, with the word Merdeka having profound meaning to them today.

MH17: IGP, AG going to Amsterdam Sunday

Friday, August 29, 2014 - 16:39

KUALA LUMPUR: Attorney-General Tan Sri Abdul Gani Patail and Inspector-General of Police Tan Sri Khalid Abu Bakar will be leaving for Amsterdam on Sunday.

Factory worker gets death for murder

By Hariz Mohd - Friday, August 29, 2014 - 16:12

SEREMBAN: A factory worker was sent to the gallows by the High Court here for murdering his niece in January last year.

Nik Nazmi declines nomination for Selangor MB post

By EUNICE AU - Friday, August 29, 2014 - 15:50

SHAH ALAM: PKR Youth chief Nik Nazmi Nik Ahmad today declined a call by a fellow counterpart to nominate him as Selangor Menteri Besar.

Two schoolgirls escaped from kidnappers in white van

By PREDEEP NAMBIAR - Friday, August 29, 2014 - 15:27

GEORGE TOWN: Two primary schoolgirls were almost kidnapped by three men at a school in Batu Lanchang here yesterday.

CEO and director jailed for cheating involving RM150k

By HIDIR REDUAN - Friday, August 29, 2014 - 15:12

KUALA LUMPUR: A retail network firm chief executive officer and its director were each jailed two years and 20 months for cheating a sales manager out of RM150,000.

Malaysian jihadists with IS identified

By Dennis Wong - Friday, August 29, 2014 - 14:54

KUCHING: The Home Ministry identified not more than 20 Malaysians fighting as jihadists with the Islamic State abroad.