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Malaysia will see those responsible for downing MH17 punished, pledges Najib

By A. Jalil Hamid - Wednesday, 28 September 2016.

WISMAR (Germany): Malaysia will see to it that those responsible for the downing of Malaysia Airlines Flight MH17 will be punished, Prime Minister Datuk Seri Najib Razak said today.

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Teen dies, friends injured when car smashes into pillar at Jalan Loke Yew

By HANI SHAMIRA SHAHRUDIN - Thursday, September 29, 2016 - 00:27

KUALA LUMPUR: A teenager was killed while two of his friends were injured when their car crashed into a pillar at Jalan Loke Yew here today.

Zahid: Esscom info could be leaked out to enemies

By FAZLEENA AZIZ and FAIRUZ MOHD SHAHAR - Wednesday, September 28, 2016 - 23:47

PUTRAJAYA: The government is not ruling out the possibility that information from officers and agencies under the Eastern Sabah Security Command (Esscom) are being channelled to the enemies.

I did not commit to any date on election: Najib

By Bernama - Wednesday, September 28, 2016 - 23:42

WISMAR (Germany): Prime Minister Datuk Seri Najib Tun Razak today clarified a misreporting by a wire news agency on his comments on calling an election.

Police capture main suspect behind teen girl's abduction in Cheras

By HANI SHAMIRA SHAHRUDIN - Wednesday, September 28, 2016 - 23:09

KUALA LUMPUR: Police have arrested the main suspect behind the abduction a 15-year-old girl at Bandar Tun Hussein Onn, Cheras last Thursday.

TVET no longer viewed as for those with poor academic results, says Zahid

By FAIRUZ MOHD SHAHAR - Wednesday, September 28, 2016 - 22:29

PUTRAJAYA: The impression that Technical and Vocational Training (TVET) is for those who had poor academic performance has changed, as governments around the world have recognised the significance of TVET courses.

MH17: Malaysian family relieved over progress made on probe

By Farah Suhaidah Othman - Wednesday, September 28, 2016 - 22:18

IPOH: The youngest sister of a Malaysia Airlines MH17 victim expressed relief that the Dutch-led criminal investigators have made progress in identifying those behind the downing of the jetliner.

Khairy dismisses reports his ministry to blame for EIMARACE tragedy

By ARNAZ M. KHAIRUL - Wednesday, September 28, 2016 - 21:34

KUALA LUMPUR: The Motorsports Association of Malaysia's (MAM) fate, as far as its registration is concerned, will only be decided once investigations into the EIMARACE tragedy in Kuantan last Sunday are completed.

Missing Malaysian in France

By Bernama - Wednesday, September 28, 2016 - 20:58

PUTRAJAYA: The Ministry of Foreign Affairs has received the official report of the case of the Malaysian student, Ms. Nur Shakinah Naim, who was reported missing from her lodgings in France. The Public Services Department within the Embassy of Malaysia in Paris confirms the following:

PM Najib wants German-Malaysian cooperation to go beyond maritime industry

By A. Jalil Hamid - Wednesday, September 28, 2016 - 20:23

SCHWERIN (Germany): Prime Minister Datuk Seri Najib Razak today visited the northern German state of Mecklenburg-Vorpommern, where Malaysia's Genting Group plans to build the world's biggest cruise ship.

Storm wreaks havoc, damages vehicles at Bintulu factory

By ADIB POVERA - Wednesday, September 28, 2016 - 20:13

BINTULU: Heavy rain compounded by strong wind wreaked havoc at a fertiliser production factory here when building frames smashed into several vehicles at the premises today.

Mahfodz proposed as replacement for Haron Din in Islamic Consultative Council

By FAZLEENA AZIZ and FAIRUZ MOHD SHAHAR - Wednesday, September 28, 2016 - 20:01

PUTRAJAYA: Pas Ulama chief Datuk Dr Mahfodz Mohamed has been proposed to replace Pas spiritual leader Datuk Haron Din as head of dakwah cluster of the Islamic Consultative Council (ICC).

Dutch probe: MH17 downed by launcher from Russia

By AP - Wednesday, September 28, 2016 - 19:58

NIEUWEGEIN: Dutch-led criminal investigators said Wednesday they have solid evidence that a Malaysian jet was shot down by a Buk missile moved into eastern Ukraine from Russia.

MH17 victims families told missile launched from pro-Russian rebel territory

By Agencies - Wednesday, September 28, 2016 - 19:26

AMSTERDAM: A man whose cousin was killed in the downing of Malaysia Airlines MH17 in 2014 said international prosecutors had determined that the missile that downed the airliner was launched from territory held by pro-Russian rebels in eastern Ukraine.

Kedah MB's office, Sg Petani Umno offer to fly missing girl's parents to France

By MASRIWANIE MUHAMADING - Wednesday, September 28, 2016 - 19:13

SUNGAI PETANI: The Kedah Menteri Besar's office and Sungai Petani Umno division have offered to provide assistance to bring the parents of Norsakinah Naim, reported missing in Paris recently, to France.

Dutch investigators to give results of MH17 criminal probe

By AP - Wednesday, September 28, 2016 - 18:49

NIEUWEGEIN: Relatives of victims of the shooting-down of a Malaysia Airlines jetliner over Ukraine more than two years ago were gathering Wednesday to learn the preliminary results of a Dutch-led criminal probe of the disaster that claimed 298 lives.

Police arrest man who abducted & raped 11-year-old girl

By ADIB POVERA - Wednesday, September 28, 2016 - 18:39

SRI AMAN: Police have arrested an unemployed man who allegedly abducted and raped an 11-year-old girl about a month ago.

Student finds newborn baby in bag at Butterworth bus stop

By PHUAH KEN LIN - Wednesday, September 28, 2016 - 18:30

BUTTERWORTH: A newborn baby girl was found abandoned inside a bag at a bus stop here today.

Water supply in Selangor, Cyberjaya to return to normal tomorrow

By Nuradzimmah Daim - Wednesday, September 28, 2016 - 17:36

KUALA LUMPUR: Water supply in affected areas in Selangor and Cyberjaya is expected to return to normal tomorrow.

Study: Only one psychiatrist per 100,000 mental patients in Malaysia

By HASHINI KAVISHTRI KANNAN - Wednesday, September 28, 2016 - 17:27

PUTRAJAYA: Malaysia has an average ratio of one psychiatrist for every 10,000 mental patients.

Mystery horses on Ipoh road brings traffic to standstill

By NABILAH HAMUDIN - Wednesday, September 28, 2016 - 16:44

IPOH: Motorists in the city centre were baffled at seeing four horses, prancing and galloping freely along several roads here today.

Public tip-offs helped RTD nab 2,522 motorists who abused emergency lane

By SITI NURSURAYA ALI - Wednesday, September 28, 2016 - 16:34

KUALA LUMPUR: More than 2,500 motorists are set to be hauled to court for misusing the emergency lane between May 22 to Sept 26 this year.

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.