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Tian Chua jailed three months for sedition

By Shanti Gunaratnam - Wednesday, 28 September 2016.

KUALA LUMPUR: Batu MP and PKR vice-president Tian Chua was today sentenced to three months jail and fined RM1,800 in default of six months jail by the Sessions Court for uttering seditious words at a forum, three years ago.

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Duo's 'fishy' behaviour leads to arrest with RM1.2m in drugs found on boat

By Chuah Bee Kim - Wednesday, September 28, 2016 - 16:30

JOHOR BARU: Two men, who were brothers-in-law, were arrested after syabu worth RM1.2 million were found in their fishing boat by marine police in an operation on Tuesday.

Zambry rubbishes claim his office proclaimed appointment of Perak's 36th sultan

By RAHMAT KHAIRULRIJAL - Wednesday, September 28, 2016 - 16:25

IPOH: Perak Menteri Besar Datuk Seri Dr Zambry Abd Kadir today denied that his office had issued a letter which proclaimed the appointment of the 36th Sultan of Perak.

Terengganu initiate talks with Petronas over oil royalty

By ADRIAN DAVID - Wednesday, September 28, 2016 - 16:22

KUALA TERENGGANU: Terengganu has initiated negotiations with national oil corporation Petronas on issues relating to oil royalty, said Menteri Besar Ahmad Razif Abdul Rahman.

Participants of MCYDS 2016 want more patriotic programmes for youth

By NABILAH HAMUDIN - Wednesday, September 28, 2016 - 16:11

KUALA KANGSAR: Participants in the Malay College Youth Development Summit (MCYDS) 2016 have proposed that more programmes be held to help instill the spirit og patriotism among the younger generation.

Man caught vandalising Russian embassy CCTV.. and trying to steal road sign

By ZAHRATULHAYAT MAT ARIF - Wednesday, September 28, 2016 - 16:09

KUALA LUMPUR: A man who was just released from prison after serving time for a drug offence, was detained yet again.

Pos Malaysia to issue 'International Definitive Stamp Series' this Saturday

By NAIM ZULKIFLI - Wednesday, September 28, 2016 - 16:08

KUALA LUMPUR: Pos Malaysia Berhad (Pos Malaysia) will be issuing its 'International Definitive Stamp Series' to collectors this Saturday.

Malaysian hostages' families plea for permission to raise ransom money from the public

By OLIVIA MIWIL - Wednesday, September 28, 2016 - 15:30

TAWAU: The families of five Malaysians kidnapped by the Abu Sayyaf terrorist group in July hope to get permission from police to raise the ransom money from members of the public.

Interim suspension of Ampang Park demolition extended to Oct 20

By HIDIR REDUAN - Wednesday, September 28, 2016 - 14:11

KUALA LUMPUR: The interim suspension of the demolition of the iconic Ampang Park shopping centre, as part of the Mass Rapid Transit (MRT) project, has been extended to Oct 20.

About 6,000 premises destroyed by fire annually in Malaysia

By MASRIWANIE MUHAMADING - Wednesday, September 28, 2016 - 13:56

ALOR STAR: There is a need for the government to increase public awareness on the importance of maintaining building safety, given the increase in fire cases in Malaysia.

Sarawak welcomes foreign help to annotate state museum exhibits

By Goh Pei Pei - Wednesday, September 28, 2016 - 13:43

KUCHING: Sarawak welcomes expertise from other countries to work together with the locals to annotate the collections of the state museum.

Sarawak BN pledges commitment to welfare of non-Muslim community

By ADIB POVERA - Wednesday, September 28, 2016 - 13:41

SANTUBONG: Sarawak's Barisan Nasional (BN) government has never forgotten its responsibility to care for and protect the welfare of the non-Muslim community in the state.

Terengganu folk chided for not doing enough to prevent dengue

By ADRIAN DAVID - Wednesday, September 28, 2016 - 13:15

KUALA TERENGGANU: The dengue menace remains a serious threat to the health and lives of local folk, with 20 people hospitalised over the last three weeks.

Man breaks leg after being pinned under tree trunk in freak accident

By NABILAH HAMUDIN - Wednesday, September 28, 2016 - 13:04

IPOH: A man endured a harrowing experience when he spent more than hour pinned under a tree trunk, which fell on him as he was riding his motorcycle to work today.

Gunmen abduct Malaysian in Semporna waters

By AVILA GERALDINE - Wednesday, September 28, 2016 - 12:56

KOTA KINABALU: A Malaysian has been abducted while fishing in Semporna waters during curfew hours, last night.

Ex-civil servant found with serow parts used to make traditional medicine

By TEOH PEI YING - Wednesday, September 28, 2016 - 12:47

SEREMBAN: The Negri Sembilan Wildlife and National Parks Department (Perhilitan) arrested a man believed to have produced traditional medicine using various parts of serow in Rembau, yesterday.

Sarawak to identify modules to hasten development, boost household income

By ADIB POVERA - Wednesday, September 28, 2016 - 12:32

SANTUBONG: The Sarawak government is in the midst of identifying the best module to hasten development and increase household income among rural folk in Sarawak.

Dutch-led team to release initial MH17 criminal probe

By AFP - Wednesday, September 28, 2016 - 12:32

THE HAGUE: A Dutch-led international team of criminal investigators on Wednesday will release initial findings into the downing of Malaysia Airlines flight MH17 amid growing frustration among relatives over the probe’s pace.

Female directors of motorcycle company face multiple charges of not declaring GST [VIDEO]

By PHUAH KEN LIN - Wednesday, September 28, 2016 - 11:57

GEORGE TOWN: A motorcycle components company and its two female directors were charged today with non-declaration of the Goods and Services Tax (GST) over an eight-month period.

Hangzhou delegation to visit Kota Kinabalu to discuss 'sisterhood' pact

By OLIVIA MIWIL - Wednesday, September 28, 2016 - 11:30

KOTA KINABALU: A delegation from Hangzhou, China is set to visit the Sabah capital in November to further discuss the signing of a 'sister city' pact.

Senior citizen found hacked to death in own home

By NABILAH HAMUDIN - Wednesday, September 28, 2016 - 11:27

TAPAH: A paralysed senior citizen was found dead at her home in Kampung Baru Air Kuning here last night, believed to have been hacked by a close relative.

PM: Germany a strategic partner

By A JALIL HAMID - Wednesday, September 28, 2016 - 11:00

BERLIN: Hailing Germany as a strategic partner for Malaysia, Prime Minister Datuk Seri Najib Razak yesterday signalled deeper and more meaningful economic ties with Europe’s most powerful economy.

Malaysia may consider sending more students to Germany - Najib

By Bernama - Wednesday, September 28, 2016 - 09:55

BERLIN: Malaysia may consider sending more of its citizens to further their studies in Germany, said Malaysian Prime Minister Datuk Seri Najib Tun Razak.

Sabah police to shed light onto kidnapping case near Lahad Datu

By AVILA GERALDINE - Wednesday, September 28, 2016 - 09:51

KOTA KINABALU: Sabah police commissioner Datuk Abdul Rashid Harun will hold a press conference with regards to claims over a kidnapping case, later today.

Peaceful uses of nuclear technology for socio-economic development: Nancy Shukri

By Bernama - Wednesday, September 28, 2016 - 00:43

PUTRAJAYA: Malaysia as a member of the International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA) has enjoyed a longstanding and mutually beneficial partnership with the agency in the application of peaceful uses of nuclear technology for socio-economic development.

Final Malbatt 850-3 batch arrive home after Lebanon mission

By HANI SHAMIRA SHAHRUDIN - Tuesday, September 27, 2016 - 23:39

SUBANG: The final group of Armed Forces' Malaysian Battalion (Malbatt) 850-3 personnel has arrived safely home after serving under the United Nations Interim Force in Lebanon (Unifil) as part of a peacekeeping mission for one year.

Tok Belagak arrested over gold investment scam

By HANI SHAMIRA SHAHRUDIN - Tuesday, September 27, 2016 - 23:14

KUALA LUMPUR: Police yesterday arrested the chairman of a gold trading company for allegedly scamming an investor of more than RM80,000 in 2014.

Altantuya's family appoint private firm to serve court papers on Sirul

By HIDIR REDUAN - Tuesday, September 27, 2016 - 22:03

KUALA LUMPUR: The family of Mongolian Altantuya Shaariibuu have appointed a private process server firm in Sydney to serve court papers on her convicted murderer, who had fled to Australia.

Probe continues into women accused of RM900,000 fraud – vehicles, jewellery, luxury handbags seized

By Chuah Bee Kim - Tuesday, September 27, 2016 - 21:21

JOHOR BARU: The Malaysian Anti-Corruption Commission (MACC) obtained a five-day extension of a remand order on a district health office finance clerk who was among three women arrested for making false claims amounting to RM900,000.

Decomposing body found in car at Penang Town Hall

By Audrey Dermawan - Tuesday, September 27, 2016 - 20:59

GEORGE TOWN: A man was found dead inside a parked car in front of the Town Hall here this evening.

Drug dealing suspect turned bedroom into mini-lab for heroin, syabu

By TEOH PEI YING - Tuesday, September 27, 2016 - 19:49

SEREMBAN: A 51 year-old man was arrested for producing, possessing and dealing drugs at a house in Taman Seremban Jaya, Senawang here.