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Kelantan villagers living in fear after Sunday's crocodile attack

By Sharifah Mahsinah Abdullah - Wednesday, August 24, 2016 - 19:11

PASIR PUTIH: Villagers staying near Gong Ketereh river have expressed worry over another possible crocodile attack after a fisherman barely survived the ordeal near the area on Sunday.

Three soldiers remanded for causing hurt to junior colleague

By Bernama - Wednesday, August 24, 2016 - 18:41

SIBU: Three soldiers from a military camp here were remanded on suspicion of causing hurt to their junior colleague last Sunday.

Meet Ahmad Osman, Kuantan's last trishaw rider

By T.N.Alagesh - Wednesday, August 24, 2016 - 18:08

KUANTAN: In the past, Ahmad Osman would join hordes of other trishaw riders for the National Day celebration in the state capital.

Private colleges, universities laud moratorium on new higher education institutions

By NAIM ZULKIFLI - Wednesday, August 24, 2016 - 18:07

KUALA LUMPUR: The decision by the Higher Education Ministry to extend the moratorium on the setup of new private colleges and universities has received the support of private higher education institutions.

Fishermen rescued after eight hours adrift at sea following boat capsize

By EMBUN MAJID - Wednesday, August 24, 2016 - 17:38

YAN: Three fishermen drifted at sea for almost eight hours after their trawler boat capsized due to strong waves about six nautical miles from Pulau Bunting here.

Businessman Chin Chun-Yean appointed to USM's Board of Governors

By BALVIN KAUR - Wednesday, August 24, 2016 - 17:24

GEORGE TOWN: Businessman Chin Chun-Yean, 72, has been appointed as a member of Universiti Sains Malaysia’s (USM) Board of Governors for the next three years beginning August 1.

A camera's receipt leads to crippling of house break-in gang in Shah Alam and Subang

By DAWN CHAN - Wednesday, August 24, 2016 - 17:11

SHAH ALAM: A houseowner's diligence in keeping the receipt of a DSLR camera he bought recently led police to the recovery of the item and crippling of a house break-in gang.

Lorry attendant dies, six bus passengers injured in Ledang crash

By Chuah Bee Kim - Wednesday, August 24, 2016 - 17:06

LEDANG: A 45-year-old lorry attendant died while the lorry driver and six bus passengers were injured in a collision between a lorry and a bus at 12.53am near here today.

Miri murder suspect finally caught after months of hiding

By ADIB POVERA - Wednesday, August 24, 2016 - 16:56

KUCHING: A murder suspect thought he could evade arrest by hiding 1,000 kilometres away from the scene of the crime.

Najib says Olympic medalists to get additional RM200,000

By Azura Abas - Wednesday, August 24, 2016 - 16:20

SEPANG: Prime Minister Datuk Seri Najib Razak today announced that Olympic silver and bronze medal winners will get an additional reward of RM200,000.

Najib says Olympic medalists to get additional RM200,000

By BEATRICE NITA JAY AND AMIN MOKHTAR - Wednesday, August 24, 2016 - 16:20

SEPANG: Prime Minister Datuk Seri Najib Razak today announced that Olympic silver and bronze medal winners will get an additional reward of RM200,000.

Hearing on Khalid Samad's suit relating to liquor sales in Selangor, Nov 28

By Bernama - Wednesday, August 24, 2016 - 15:46

KUALA LUMPUR: The High Court today set five days from Nov 28 for the hearing of a defamation suit filed by Shah Alam Member of Parliament Khalid Abdul Samad against Datuk Dr Hassan Mohamed Ali relating to the issue of liquor sales, existence of gambling centres and massage parlours in Selangor in 20

Domestic violence against women, children in Sabah on a downtrend, says expert

By OLIVIA MIWIL - Wednesday, August 24, 2016 - 15:16

KOTA KINABALU: Domestic violence cases in Sabah have dropped from 700 in 2014 to 544 last year, Sabah Medical Emergency Service head Dr Ahmad Hashim said today.

Court postpones hearing ex-MCA president's bid to strike out Najib's defamation suit

By HIDIR REDUAN - Wednesday, August 24, 2016 - 14:46

KUALA LUMPUR: The High Court today postponed to Sept 29 the hearing of former-MCA president Tun Dr Ling Liong Sik's bid to strike out Prime Minister Datuk Seri Najib Razak's defamation suit.

Kedah police hunting down 'samurai robbers' who target housewives

By EMBUN MAJID - Wednesday, August 24, 2016 - 13:51

ALOR STAR: Police are hunting down a group of men believed to be involved in at least five armed robbery cases in Pendang and Kota Star districts for the past one week.

Police corporal dies in road crash near workplace in Kedah

By EMBUN MAJID - Wednesday, August 24, 2016 - 13:43

SUNGAI PETANI: A 59-year-old police corporal, who was on his way to work, was killed in an accident with a car early this morning.

Police hunting four men over murder case involving ex-triad member

By HANI SHAMIRA SHAHRUDIN - Wednesday, August 24, 2016 - 13:41

KUALA LUMPUR: Police are tracking down four men whom they believe could shed light on a murder case involving a former triad member in Taman Cheras on Friday.

Mechanic charged with gruesome murder of five-year-old

By Shanti Gunaratnam - Wednesday, August 24, 2016 - 13:31

KUALA LUMPUR: A mechanic was today charged in the magistrate's court here with the murder of five-year-old Noor Amila Edrus Norsham.

Ex-doctor charged with multiple sexual offences against hospital cleaner

By KHAIRAH N. KARIM - Wednesday, August 24, 2016 - 13:23

KUALA LUMPUR: An ex-doctor was charged at the Sessions Court today over multiple sexual offences against a 56-year-old cleaner at a hospital here last year.

Police nab mother suspected of abandoning baby outside Cheras apartment unit

By ZAHRATULHAYAT MAT ARIF - Wednesday, August 24, 2016 - 13:19

KUALA LUMPUR: Police today arrested a woman, believed to be the mother of a newborn baby girl who was found abandoned in front of an apartment unit in Cheras yesterday.

MH17: Malaysia committed to seeking justice for the victims, says Zahid

By Bernama - Wednesday, August 24, 2016 - 12:28

NEW YORK: Malaysia will consider the option of prosecuting the party responsible for downing Malaysia Airlines MH17 after completion of the investigation conducted by the Joint Investigation Team comprising the Netherlands, Malaysia, Australia, Belgium and Ukraine.

(Haj) 'Lipan Bara' on hand to help pilgrims

By YUSHAIMI YAHAYA - Wednesday, August 24, 2016 - 12:23

MECCA: Every day, a small band of men in red shirts make their way quietly to Masjidil Haram here.

Court to hear Indira Gandhi's appeal to challenge validity of children's conversion

By HIDIR REDUAN - Wednesday, August 24, 2016 - 12:20

PUTRAJAYA: The Federal Court set two days from Nov 14 to hear an appeal by kindergarten teacher M. Indira Gandhi to challenge the validity of her three children's conversion by her Muslim ex-husband seven years ago.

MACC cordons off BMX track due to safety fear

By ADIB POVERA and ARNAZ M. KHAIRUL - Wednesday, August 24, 2016 - 12:18

KUCHING: The BMX track in Bukit Siol here, which has been mired in controversy for its below-standard foundation, has been cordoned off while the Malaysian Anti-Corruption Commission (MACC) completes the technical phase of its probe into the facility.

Quality, quantity of medical students under control

By A JALIL HAMID and HAZLINA AZIZ - Wednesday, August 24, 2016 - 12:07

PUTRAJAYA: Higher Education Minister Datuk Seri Idris Jusoh said the quality and quantity of medical students and schools are under control and within the quota and requirements of the Malaysia Medical Council (MMC).

Malay College Kuala Kangsar's first female student dies

By NST - Wednesday, August 24, 2016 - 11:58

KUALA LUMPUR: The first female student to attend Malay College Kuala Kangsar (MCKK) died yesterday at the age of 87 at University Malaya Medical Centre (UMMC) here.

Higher education quality soaring upwards

By A JALIL HAMID and HAZLINA AZIZ - Wednesday, August 24, 2016 - 11:56

PUTRAJAYA: The following are excerpts from the New Straits Times exclusive interview with Higher Education Minister Datuk Seri Idris Jusoh.

'Pas will not work with DAP, PAN'

By SULAIMAN JAAFAR AND HANA NAZ HARUN - Wednesday, August 24, 2016 - 11:40

KOTA BARU: Pas is ready to work with any political party to face Barisan Nasional (BN) in the next general election, including Tun Dr Mahathir Mohamad’s Parti Pribumi Bersatu Malaysia (Parti Pribumi).