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Fatal crane accident: Stop work order issued on construction site

By Farhana Syed Nokman - Friday, 26 August 2016.

KUALA LUMPUR: A stop work order has been issued against a construction site where a crane hook fell on top of a car in Jalan Raja Chulan yesterday, killing the vehicle's occupant.

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Amok man remanded over murder of three in family

By Kelly Koh - Friday, August 26, 2016 - 13:28

MALACCA: Police today obtained a seven-day remand order against a male suspect, believed to have killed a family of three, an injuring two others in Kampung Bertam Malim, here yesterday.

Sarawak fifth formers receive laptops from PM

By FAIRUZ MOHD SHAHAR - Friday, August 26, 2016 - 12:57

PUTRAJAYA: Five Form 5 students from Sarawak today received laptops from Prime Minister Datuk Seri Najib Razak as part of the government's initiative to bridge digital gap and expose students to information technology.

What exactly happened at Penang's famous Deen Nasi Kandar? [VIDEO]

By Audrey Dermawan - Friday, August 26, 2016 - 12:46

GEORGE TOWN: A video of a man creating a ruckus at the famous Deen Nasi Kandar in Jelutong here, has been making its rounds on social media channels since the morning.

Two families in Kajang arrested for selling marijuana

By Hariz Mohd - Friday, August 26, 2016 - 12:45

KAJANG: A partially paralysed man and two of his family members were nabbed by police on Monday for pushing marijuana at Taman Seri Mewah, here.

Ustaz Kazim Elias to lodge police reports on spread of sexual abuse claim at school

By M. HAMZAH JAMALUDIN and NABILAH HAMUDIN - Friday, August 26, 2016 - 12:32

IPOH: Celebrity preacher Datuk Mohammad Kazim Elias today said police reports and legal action will be taken against those who tarnished his name and the religious school here that he helped set up.

Ustaz pleads guilty to insulting police

By BALVIN KAUR - Friday, August 26, 2016 - 11:58

BALIK PULAU: An independent preacher pleaded guilty at the magistrate's Court today to insulting the police force in a morning lecture at Masjid James Sungai Tiram here seven months ago.

(UPDATED) 4.0 quake hits Ranau this morning

By AINUL DURMAHYANTY and ROY GOH - Friday, August 26, 2016 - 11:41

KOTA KINABALU: Tremors were felt in Kota Kinabalu and three other Sabah districts after an earthquake measuring 4.0 on the Richter scale struck Ranau at 9.39am.

Ex-Singapore President Nathan a great advocate of M'sia-Singapore ties: Najib

By Bernama - Friday, August 26, 2016 - 11:30

KUALA LUMPUR: Prime Minister Datuk Seri Najib Razak today signed the condolence book at the Singapore High Commission here as a mark of respect for former Singapore President S R Nathan who passed away on Aug 22.

Court dismisses Khairuddin's appeal to strike out economic sabotage charge

By HIDIR REDUAN - Friday, August 26, 2016 - 11:13

PUTRAJAYA: The Court of Appeal has dismissed Datuk Seri Khairuddin Abu Hassan's appeal to strike out his economic sabotage attempt charge.

MACC to haul up 30 more City Hall officers over graft

Friday, August 26, 2016 - 11:01

KUALA LUMPUR: The recent arrest of a “Datuk Seri” attached to Kuala Lumpur City Hall has led the Malaysian Anti-Corruption Commission (MACC) to believe that corrupt practices could be occurring at an “unprecedented” scale at one of the biggest local councils in the country.

TNB officers to be charged soon

Friday, August 26, 2016 - 11:01

KOTA BARU: The Malaysian Anti-Corruption Commission (MACC) expects to complete its investigations into the abuse of power and bribery cases involving four Kelantan Tenaga Nasional Bhd (TNB) officers soon.

'Pakcik' and 'makcik' fulfil dream of performing haj

By YUSHAIMI YAHAYA - Friday, August 26, 2016 - 11:01

MECCA: Face-to-face with partially deaf and mute couple Ismail Mod Dom and Rosni Ismail, one can’t help but wonder.

MACC freezes RM8m from Datuk, others' bank accounts

Friday, August 26, 2016 - 11:00

PUTRAJAYA: The Malaysian Anti-Corruption Commission (MACC) has arrested a managing director of a government-linked company over alleged abuse of power and multi-million ringgit graft case.

Tamrin retracts support for Mahathir-Kit Siang declaration, says no to Parti Pribumi

By SITI NURSURAYA ALI - Friday, August 26, 2016 - 10:59

KUALA LUMPUR: Former Pas member Datuk Mohd Tamrin Abdul Ghaffar said he will not be joining Parti Pribumi Bersatu, led by former deputy prime minister Tan Sri Muhyiddin Yassin.

Timber-theft syndicate using new tactic: MACC

By Bernama - Friday, August 26, 2016 - 10:24

PASIR PUTEH: The Malaysian Anti-Corruption Commission (MACC) has uncovered a new tactic used by timber-theft syndicate to prevent from being detected by the authorities.

Only three Sumatran Rhino left in Malaysia

By Bernama - Friday, August 26, 2016 - 01:17

KUALA LUMPUR: The clock is ticking for the critically endangered Sumatran Rhino with their numbers down to just three in Malaysia.

Siblings run over by trailer while returning from school

By Bernama - Friday, August 26, 2016 - 01:00

KUANTAN: Two siblings were killed when the motorcycle they were on was involved in a collision with a trailer at KM339, Jalan Kuala Lumpur-Kota Bharu in front of Sekolah Kebangsaan Al Jabar, Dong near Raub this afternoon.

Powerbank bursts in flames, burns photographer's thigh

By Bernama - Friday, August 26, 2016 - 00:20

KUALA LUMPUR: A photographer from the Bernama News Channel (BNC) was burnt on his left thigh when the powerbank he kept in his bag suddenly burst in flames.

Lat's works of art now dot KL city centre

By FERNANDO FONG - Thursday, August 25, 2016 - 23:26

KUALA LUMPUR: Artwork by legendary Malaysian cartoonist Datuk Mohd Nor Khalid, famously known as Lat, are now dotted throughout the city centre for the public to enjoy.

Three Tan Sris must clear name, says envoy

By Bernama - Thursday, August 25, 2016 - 22:52

JAKARTA: The three former Malaysian senior government officers with the title ‘Tan Sri’ who are alleged to have been involved in a conspiracy to topple Prime Minister Datuk Seri Najib Tun Razak must clear their name by issuing statutory declarations, said Malaysia’s Ambassador to Indonesia Datuk Ser

Tunku Tun Aminah is new JDT president

By Rizalman Hammim - Thursday, August 25, 2016 - 22:30

JOHOR BARU: New Johor Darul Ta'zim FC (JDT) president Tunku Tun Aminah Sultan Ibrahim has urged fans to remain loyal to the team regardless of the results.

Woman killed after crane hook falls onto car along Jalan Raja Chulan

By FAISAL ASYRAF - Thursday, August 25, 2016 - 21:51

KUALA LUMPUR: A woman was killed when a crane hook at a construction site fell on her car at Jalan Raja Chulan during rush hour this evening.

Congok Dam water level depleting, necessitating scheduled water supply for Mersing

By Chuah Bee Kim - Thursday, August 25, 2016 - 21:39

JOHOR BARU: The water level of the Congok Dam near Mersing which supplies raw water to the Tenglu water treatment plant is depleting and is unable to accommodate the needs of the plant.

Pensioner loses RM130,000 to bomoh who promised to double her money

By Halim Said - Thursday, August 25, 2016 - 20:44

JOHOR BARU: A 60-year old pensioner lost a whopping RM130,000 to an Indonesian bomoh, who had claimed that he could double the cash via a money-conjuring spell.

Sultan Nazrin lauds women's contribution to environmental causes

By Bernama - Thursday, August 25, 2016 - 20:01

KUALA LUMPUR: The Sultan of Perak, Sultan Nazrin Shah has paid tribute to women across the world who have made immense contributions towards environmental awareness and protection.

Couple seeking public help for baby daughter's heart surgery

By NAIM ZULKIFLI - Thursday, August 25, 2016 - 19:37

KUALA LUMPUR: After waiting for seven years, Abd Rahim Mohd Napiah and his wife, Rositah Kames were blessed to have their first child. The couple were even more blessed when they had an addition to the family this year.

Police bust Gang Ah Wai, ending Serdang burglary spree

By ZAHRATULHAYAT MAT ARIF - Thursday, August 25, 2016 - 19:32

SERDANG: Police arrested four men aged between 30 and 40, believed to be involved in a spate of burglary cases in the district on Monday.

Klang Valley folk upbeat over LRT3 prospect

By Veena Babulal - Thursday, August 25, 2016 - 19:19

KUALA LUMPUR: Klang Valley folk are upbeat about the third light rail transit (LRT3) project, which is expected to be up and running in six years.

Japanese officials visit Esscom

By AVILA GERALDINE - Thursday, August 25, 2016 - 19:06

LAHAD DATU: Japanese officials paid a visit to the Eastern Sabah Security Command (Esscom) here today to get a clear picture of the current security situation particularly in connection with cross-border crime in Sabah’s east coast.

Proposal to address religious conversion issues to be tabled in Parliament

By Azura Abas - Thursday, August 25, 2016 - 18:50

PUTRAJAYA: The cabinet has agreed to table a proposal to amend the Law Reform (Marriage and Divorce) Act 1976 in the next Parliament sitting.