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Minimum drinking age raised to 21, effective 2017

By FAZLEENA AZIZ - Wednesday, 1 June 2016.

PUTRAJAYA: Come Dec 1, 2017, you will have to be 21-years-old and above in order to buy alcoholic drinks.

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Japan PM says Najib instrumental in enhancing Msia's economy; wants closer ties

By Farrah Naz Karim - Wednesday, June 1, 2016 - 15:32

TOKYO: Japan wants to continue working closely with the Prime Minister Datuk Seri Najib Razak administration, which had been instrumental in pushing Malaysia to become a high-income nation and solidifying the Tokyo-Kuala Lumpur ties.

Datuk among three charged over illegal shares issuance

Wednesday, June 1, 2016 - 15:10

Datuk among three charged over illegal shares issuance

Sultan Abdul Halim Mu'adzam Shah toll plaza goes fully electronic from today

By Audrey Dermawan - Wednesday, June 1, 2016 - 15:08

BATU KAWAN: The Sultan Abdul Halim Mu'adzam Shah toll plaza here has gone fully electronic from noon today.

Husband and wife charged with possessing doctors' stamps to make fake MCs

By TEOH PEI YING - Wednesday, June 1, 2016 - 14:22

SEREMBAN: A man and his wife were charged at the Magistrate’s Court here today with possessing counterfeit stamps with the intention to create fake medical leave certificates (MCs).

Cultural diversity a Malaysian strength, says Liow

By FERNANDO FONG - Wednesday, June 1, 2016 - 14:17

KUALA LUMPUR: MCA president Datuk Seri Liow Tiong Lai said cultural diversity is a national strength that will make Malaysia more competitive on the international stage.

Odd job worker claims trial to bribery charge

By ILI SHAZWANI - Wednesday, June 1, 2016 - 14:16

KANGAR: A 50-year-old odd job worker today claimed trial at Sessions Court to a bribery charge last year.

College student slashed in face while saving girlfriend from robbers

By FAISAL ASYRAF - Wednesday, June 1, 2016 - 14:15

KUALA LUMPUR: A Tunku Abdul Rahman college university student was slashed in the face when he fought off two robbers who robbed him and his girlfriend near the Setapak Sentral shopping mall last week.

Blackout brings temporary halt to Pas Youth 'muktamar' (Video)

By HANA NAZ HARUN - Wednesday, June 1, 2016 - 13:20

KOTA BARU: The Pas Youth Muktamar has been postponed for more than an hour, following a blackout at the Kelantan Trade Centre.

Cambodia PM Hun Sen arrives for 4-day visit to Malaysia

By Bernama - Wednesday, June 1, 2016 - 13:11

SEPANG: Malaysia rolled out the red carpet today to welcome Prime Minister Hun Sen of Cambodia who is on a four-day visit to the country.

Tawau-born Rusdi takes helm of KL CID post

By FAISAL ASYRAF - Wednesday, June 1, 2016 - 12:53

KUALA LUMPUR: Senior Assistant Commissioner Rusdi Mohd Isa has assumed his duty as the new chief of KL police Criminal Investigation Department (CID) today.

PKR urges Pas to rethink move to sever political ties

By ADRIAN LAI - Wednesday, June 1, 2016 - 12:37

KUALA LUMPUR: A PKR leader has advised Pas against cutting ties with PKR, saying the fragile relationship between both parties should be mended instead of terminated.

Married couple charged with possessing home-made bombs

By Shanti Gunaratnam - Wednesday, June 1, 2016 - 12:06

PETALING JAYA: A married couple were today charged in the Sessions Court with unlawful possession of three home-made bombs.

Solid waste separation checks kick off in Kedah [VIDEO]

By EMBUN MAJID - Wednesday, June 1, 2016 - 11:59

ALOR SETAR: A total of 2,737 houses in Kedah were inspected in the enforcement of solid waste separation that begins nationwide today.

Four illegal fishermen caught with 50kg haul of fish and prawns

By Halim Said - Wednesday, June 1, 2016 - 11:38

PONTIAN: Four fishermen were detained by the police two nautical miles off Pontian waters yesterday for fishing without a valid permit.

Police: We know who masterminded Immigration system sabotage

By ZAHRATULHAYAT MAT ARIF - Wednesday, June 1, 2016 - 11:24

PETALING JAYA: Police have identified the mastermind of the syndicate behind the sabotage of the Malaysian Immigration System (myIMMs).

Pas Muslimat wants end to cooperation with PKR for GE14

By Sharifah Mahsinah Abdullah - Wednesday, June 1, 2016 - 11:18

KOTA BARU: Pas Muslimat has urged the party's leadership to end “tahaluf siyasi” (political cooperation) with PKR in the 14th General Election.

Heavily pregnant woman tests positive for meth use in drug raid

By NOR AIN MOHAMED RADHI - Wednesday, June 1, 2016 - 09:53

KUANTAN: A pregnant woman was among nine people detained during an operation by state National Anti-Drugs Agency (AADK) early this morning.

18 arrested in Pahang since January, says MACC

By Bernama - Wednesday, June 1, 2016 - 09:16

TEMERLOH: The Malaysian Anti-Corruption Commission in Pahang arrested 18 people for various alleged offences between January and yesterday.

Pas ticked-off over seat 'loan' claim

By B Suresh Ram - Wednesday, June 1, 2016 - 09:03

KUALA LUMPUR: DAP has taken Pas to task over its claim that it will take back seats it loaned to PKR and the party.

Police tracking down man who allegedly molested a 6-year-old girl in car

By Bernama - Wednesday, June 1, 2016 - 08:45

JOHOR BARU: A man abducted a six-year-old girl who was cycling to a shop to buy groceries before allegedly molesting her in his car in Majidee last Sunday.

'Childish' members hampering Pas' effort to gain mainstream acceptance

By Sharifah Mahsinah Abdullah and P. Kalbana - Wednesday, June 1, 2016 - 08:00

KOTA BARU: Pas has admitted that some of its members were "childish" in handling party matters, leading to stumbling blocks in efforts to gain mainstream support.

300 villagers lose their longhouse in fire on Gawai eve

By Goh Pei Pei - Wednesday, June 1, 2016 - 00:37

SARIKEI: It was a bleak Gawai eve for more than 300 villagers of RH Tuai Rumah Benan when their longhouse was razed in a fire today.

Don't undermine Private Member's Bill before understanding it, urges Pas

By Nik Imran Abdullah - Wednesday, June 1, 2016 - 00:35

PASIR PUTIH: Political parties should refrain from undermining efforts to table the Private Member's Bill aimed at widening the powers of syariah courts in the country.

Police, public form human chain to rescue car crash victim from ravine

By Hariz Mohd - Wednesday, June 1, 2016 - 00:10

KUALA LUMPUR: Members of the public and police today worked hand-in-hand, literally, to save an accident victim in Kuala Kubu Bharu, near here.

Elderly cleaner dies while cleaning hospital corridor

By EMBUN MAJID - Tuesday, May 31, 2016 - 23:51

LANGKAWI: A cleaner working at the Langkawi Hospital here died while cleaning a corridor next to the hospital's mortuary.

Asean perspective for World Economic Forum

By RUPA DAMODARAN - Tuesday, May 31, 2016 - 23:01

KUALA LUMPUR: Minus the trappings of the picturesque Swiss mountain resort and the elitists who converge in Davos early every year, the World Economic Forum here will provide a different perspective for the international investing community.

PM: Msian companies must remain at forefront in tandem with Asean's growth

By ZAFIRA ANWAR - Tuesday, May 31, 2016 - 22:37

KUALA LUMPUR: As Asean continues to grow, Malaysian companies need to ensure that they are at the forefront as the region remains one of the most exciting and dynamic in the world.

LPG smuggling syndicate smashed

By TEOH PEI YING - Tuesday, May 31, 2016 - 22:17

PORT DICKSON: The Port Dickson Domestic Trade, Cooperatives and Consumerism Ministry crippled a syndicate smuggling liquefied petroleum gas (LPG) following a raid in Lukut on Monday.