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PM Najib: Malaysians must foster 'moments of unity'

By ADRIAN LAI and FERNANDO FONG - Tuesday, 30 August 2016.

KUALA LUMPUR: Malaysia must sow the seeds of ‘moments of unity’ in order to preserve its sovereignty and independence.

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Preschools told to hire teachers with diploma from next year

By Bernama - Tuesday, August 30, 2016 - 22:44

KUALA LUMPUR: All preschool education implementing agencies must start hiring kindergarten teachers with at least diploma qualification from next year.

Najib's accounts comprehensively probed, no law broken

By Bernama - Tuesday, August 30, 2016 - 21:59

KUALA LUMPUR: The funds in Prime Minister Datuk Seri Najib Razak’s accounts have been comprehensively investigated, and multiple authorities have ruled that no law was broken, according to an aide.

(Full text) PM Najib Razak's Merdeka 2016 message

By NST ONLINE - Tuesday, August 30, 2016 - 21:55

* Below is the full text of Prime Minister Datuk Seri Najib Razak’s Merdeka 2106 message at the Dewan Merdeka, Putra World Trade Centre tonight:

Muhyiddin bankrupt of issues: Salleh

By Bernama - Tuesday, August 30, 2016 - 21:34

KUALA LUMPUR: Tan Sri Muhyiddin Yassin appears to be bankrupt of issues, hence the need for him to keep talking about matters that are no longer of interest to most Malaysians, said Communications and Multimedia Minister Datuk Seri Dr Salleh Said Keruak.

Bank Rakyat appoints one of board members as acting chairman

By Bernama - Tuesday, August 30, 2016 - 21:21

KUALA LUMPUR: Bank Rakyat’s board of directors, at its special meeting, has appointed one of its members as Acting Chairman.

Woman punches, kicks husband after he fails to give her money

By NST ONLINE - Tuesday, August 30, 2016 - 20:33

BUKIT MERTAJAM: A man was left injured after he was beat up by his wife for failing to give her money.

Down memory lane: Sharing memories of how Penang heralded Merdeka in 1957

By BALVIN KAUR - Tuesday, August 30, 2016 - 19:58

GEORGE TOWN: Although 59 years has passed, Tan Sri Mohd Yussof Latiff can still remember every detail of how Penang heralded Malaysia’s independence, as if it was yesterday.

MACC probes alleged bribe-for-home deals

By Bernama - Tuesday, August 30, 2016 - 19:42

GEORGE TOWN: The Malaysian Anti-Corruption Commission has launched an investigation into so-called bribe-for-home deals to obtain affordable houses allegedly involving the father of a Penang assemblyman.

Construction worker buried alive in Taman Segambut landslip tragedy

By Hariz Mohd - Tuesday, August 30, 2016 - 19:39

KUALA LUMPUR: A Bangladeshi foreign worker was killed when a landslip hit a construction site in Taman Segambut, here, this afternoon.

Zika alert: Johor health authority to carry out stringent search at entry, exit points

By Chuah Bee Kim - Tuesday, August 30, 2016 - 19:35

JOHOR BARU: Stringent health screenings will be carried out at six major exit and entry points in Johor, following the detection of the Zika virus in Singapore.

Orang Asli villagers join Merdeka celebration

By NABILAH HAMUDIN - Tuesday, August 30, 2016 - 18:30

GERIK: Perak State Park Corporation today organised a Merdeka celebration with Orang Asli villagers in the Royal Belum State Park, to ensure that those in remote areas are not left out as the nation celebrates its independence anniversary.

Ethiopian man fined RM3,000 for assaulting girlfriend

By Bernama - Tuesday, August 30, 2016 - 18:25

KUALA LUMPUR: A Ethiopian man was fined RM3,000 or two months jail in default by the Magistrates’ Court here today for assaulting his girlfriend.

Toll-free travel for LDP users for Merdeka Day

By Bernama - Tuesday, August 30, 2016 - 18:19

SHAH ALAM: Motorists using the Damansara-Puchong Expressway (LDP) tomorrow will enjoy toll-free travel for 24 hours from midnight today, says its operator, Lingkaran Trans Kota Sdn Bhd (Litrak).

Search efforts ongoing for man feared drowned off Pantai Teluk Ketapang

By Zarina Abdullah - Tuesday, August 30, 2016 - 18:01

KUALA NERUS: Search efforts are ongoing for a man who is feared drowned after the boat he was in capsized near Pantai Teluk Ketapang yesterday.

Workers' quarters go up in smoke in Ara Damansara [VIDEO]

By FAISAL ASYRAF - Tuesday, August 30, 2016 - 17:47

KUALA LUMPUR: A construction workers' quarters next to a newly-built condo, located along Jalan PJU 1A/3 at Ara Damansara, was razed today.

Toddler in Dungun dies of suspected abuse

By Zarina Abdullah - Tuesday, August 30, 2016 - 17:44

DUNGUN: A suspected abuse case has been reported in Dungun, involving a two-year-old toddler who died at her house in Paka yesterday.

Flash flood engulfs SK 1 Taman Selayang

By FAISAL ASYRAF - Tuesday, August 30, 2016 - 17:36

KUALA LUMPUR: A flash flood engulfed Sekolah Kebangsaan 1 Taman Selayang this morning.

Girls in Genting 'stunt' viral video to face police action

By Bernama - Tuesday, August 30, 2016 - 17:13

KUANTAN: The three girls who were caught on video going up to Genting Highlands perched on the open windows of a car are to be prosecuted soon, according to police.

Single mother pleads guilty to possessing terror-related materials

By Shanti Gunaratnam - Tuesday, August 30, 2016 - 17:12

KUALA LUMPUR: A single mother today pleaded guilty at the High Court to possessing materials linked to a terrorist group.

RapidKL services extended for National Day eve celebration

By Bernama - Tuesday, August 30, 2016 - 17:09

KUALA LUMPUR: The operating hours of Light Rail Transit System (LRT), KL Monorail and RapidKL bus will be extended at selected stations tonight, to enable the public to celebrate the eve of National Day at Dataran Merdeka here.

Water supply restored in parts of Shah Alam, Klang

By C. Premananthini - Tuesday, August 30, 2016 - 16:37

SHAH ALAM: Water supply to several areas in Shah Alam and Klang which was disrupted yesterday, was restored this morning.

Sept 11 holiday in Kelantan to commemorate wukuf

By Bernama - Tuesday, August 30, 2016 - 16:21

KOTA BARU: The Kelantan government has declared a special event holiday for Sept 11 in conjunction with “Hari Wukuf” (Day of Wukuf or the grand assembly).

Dengue cases on the rise, says Health Ministry

By NST ONLINE - Tuesday, August 30, 2016 - 16:19

KUALA LUMPUR: Dengue fever was on the rise from August 14 to 20 (Week 33) with an average of between 1,900 and 2,000 cases reported weekly, Health director-general Datuk Dr Noor Hisham Abdullah said.

No trailer involved in fatal PLUS Highway multi-vehicle pileup, say police

By HANI SHAMIRA SHAHRUDIN - Tuesday, August 30, 2016 - 16:16

HULU SELANGOR: Preliminary investigations suggest that the accident which saw a family of four killed at KM405 of the PLUS Highway this morning, was not due to a trailer, as earlier believed.

Appeals Court allows The Edge to claim damages over suspension order

By Bernama - Tuesday, August 30, 2016 - 15:45

PUTRAJAYA: The Court of Appeal has allowed The Edge Communications Sdn Bhd to claim damages from the Home Ministry over a suspension order issued on two of its publications last year.

Hitch-hiking for cancer cause

By T.N.Alagesh - Tuesday, August 30, 2016 - 15:15

KUANTAN: Cancer-stricken Zaki Mohd Yamani is a man on a mission.

Hit by water shortage, Kluang starts water rationing

By Halim Said - Tuesday, August 30, 2016 - 14:49

JOHOR BARU: After Mersing, now Kluang was hit by water supply shortage.