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No trouble at methadone clinics, Health Ministry assures

By MASTURA YUSOFF - Thursday, 28 August 2014.

KUALA LUMPUR: There is no urgency or need to instal security system at methadone clinics nationwide as situation is under control.

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Elderly woman found drowned in irrigation canal

By Nazwin Nazri - Thursday, August 28, 2014 - 20:39

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Malaysia Airlines loss nearly doubles on MH370 impact

Thursday, August 28, 2014 - 19:57

KUALA LUMPUR: Crisis-stricken Malaysia Airlines said today its second-quarter loss nearly doubled as the loss of flight MH370 spurred a decline in bookings, warning the red ink would accelerate as the year wears on.

Court rejects MAS’ bid to quash wrongful dismissal ruling on ex-employee

Thursday, August 28, 2014 - 18:18

KUALA LUMPUR: Malaysia Airline System Berhad (MAS) today failed in an attempt to quash a ruling awarding a RM97,035 compensation to a former employee over wrongful dismissal for selling non inflight items to passengers.

Selangorians urge Pas to nominate candidate for MB post from party

By FIRDAOUS FADZIL - Thursday, August 28, 2014 - 18:02

SHAH ALAM: Despite Pas' insistence at not fielding one of their own for the menteri besar post, Selangor citizens believe the Islamist party should take the opportunity given by the Sultan of Selangor, Sultan Sharafuddin Idris Shah for them to lead the state and end the ongoing political conflict.

EPF members withdraw RM1.81bil under flexible age withdrawal facility

Thursday, August 28, 2014 - 17:48

KUALA LUMPUR: A total of RM1.81 billion were withdrawn under the Flexible Age 55 Withdrawal facility in the second quarter this year against RM1.77 billion in the same quarter last year, says the Employees Provident Fund (EPF).

Several Selangor NGOs lash out at PKR and DAP of defying Sultan

By FIRDAOUS FADZIL - Thursday, August 28, 2014 - 17:41

SHAH ALAM: Several Selangor non-governmental organisations (NGO) regarded PKR and DAP's insistence on submitting only one name for the menteri besar post as an act of defiance against the Sultan of Selangor Sultan Sharafuddin Idris Shah and should be dealt with accordingly by the palace.

Police detain security guard for accidentally firing pumpgun

Thursday, August 28, 2014 - 17:29

KUANTAN: Police have detained a security guard after he accidentally fired a shot from his pumpgun in a bank in Raub yesterday.

MB Johor advises employers not to ignore workers’ rights

Thursday, August 28, 2014 - 17:12

JOHOR BARU: Menteri Besar Datuk Seri Mohamed Khaled Nordin today reminded employers in Johor to always comply with labour laws and not ignore workers’ rights.

Sultan Abdul Halim Mu'adzam Shah Bridge users on Merdeka Day get 20% discount

By PREDEEP NAMBIAR - Thursday, August 28, 2014 - 16:31

GEORGE TOWN: Vehicles using the Sultan Abdul Halim Mu'adzam Shah Bridge on Merdeka Day will receive a 20 per cent discount on tolls.

Surendran charged with sedition

By KHAIRAH N. KARIM - Thursday, August 28, 2014 - 15:49

KUALA LUMPUR: Padang Serai Member of Parliament N. Surendran was charged with sedition over remarks pertaining Datuk Seri Anwar Ibrahim's second sodomy case.