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(UPDATED) Nine sentenced to life in prison over Lahad Datu intrusion

By AVILA GERALDINE AND OLIVIA MIWIL - Tuesday, 26 July 2016.

KOTA KINABALU: Nine Filipinos were today sentenced to life in prison for waging war against the Yang di-Pertuan Agong in the Lahad Datu intrusion three years ago.

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PM Najib attends iM4U Hari Raya open house

By Nuradzimmah Daim - Tuesday, July 26, 2016 - 14:30

PUCHONG: Prime Minister Datuk Seri Najib Razak joined hundreds at iM4U's first Raya open house at its operational hub, iM4U Sentral today.

PKR still at odds before meeting tonight over Penang snap polls

By SYED UMAR ARIFF - Tuesday, July 26, 2016 - 14:12

KUALA LUMPUR: PKR leaders remain at odds over DAP’s call for snap polls in Penang, as many believe it is centred on an individual’s personal interest.

Papagomo fails in bid to avoid paying RM800k to Anwar Ibrahim

By HIDIR REDUAN - Tuesday, July 26, 2016 - 13:45

PUTRAJAYA: Blogger Papagomo failed in his Federal Court appeal to avoid paying RM800,000 in damages to Datuk Seri Anwar Ibrahim over defamatory online postings.

Transport Ministry: Monspace Sky Airlines broke the law, not licensed to fly commercially yet

By HASHINI KAVISHTRI KANNAN AND BILQIS BAHARI - Tuesday, July 26, 2016 - 13:16

PUTRAJAYA: Suasa Airlines Sdn Bhd has committed multiple offences in violation of the Civil Aviation Act, including for carrying passenger on a 'demonstration flight'.

Thai masseuse sent to the gallows for drug trafficking

By Bernama - Tuesday, July 26, 2016 - 13:10

ALOR SETAR: A Thai masseuse was sentenced to death by hanging by the High Court here today after she was found guilty of trafficking in drug into the country two years ago.

Ex-minister, 3 others to pay RM350k to Teresa Kok over ISA detention

By HIDIR REDUAN - Tuesday, July 26, 2016 - 12:31

PUTRAJAYA: The Court of Appeal ordered a former home minister and three others to pay RM350,000 in damages to Seputeh MP Teresa Kok Suh Sim over her 2008 detention under the Internal Security Act 1950 (ISA).

Discussion on IS and terrorism top of agenda at Aseanapol 2016

By AZURA ABAS and FAZLEENA AZIZ - Tuesday, July 26, 2016 - 12:18

PUTRAJAYA: Discussions on Islamic State (IS) and terrorism will only be carried out through bilateral engagement with relevant countries and not among all the 10 Asean member states at the 36th Aseanapol Conference 2016.

ICU director charged with two counts of corruption [VIDEO]

By Audrey Dermawan - Tuesday, July 26, 2016 - 11:59

GEORGE TOWN: A director in the Implementation Coordination Unit (ICU) was charged with two counts of corruption and using his power for gratification at the Sessions Court here today.

Cost of performing haj for Malaysians unchanged since 2009

By FERNANDO FONG - Tuesday, July 26, 2016 - 11:54

KUALA LUMPUR: Prime Minister Datuk Seri Najib Razak said Lembaga Tabung Haji (TH) has demonstrated its commitment to aid pilgrims by not increasing the cost of performing the haj since 2009.

Court of Appeal dismisses NGOs bid to challenge Malaysia's entry into TPP

By HIDIR REDUAN - Tuesday, July 26, 2016 - 11:42

PUTRAJAYA: The Court of Appeal has dismissed an appeal against a court ruling that affirmed Malaysia's entry into the Trans-Pacific Partnership (TPP).

PM Najib calls upon a united Asean to combat terrorism

By AZURA ABAS and FAZLEENA AZIZ - Tuesday, July 26, 2016 - 10:37

PUTRAJAYA: Prime Minister Datuk Seri Najib Razak today called on a strong, united Asean in the fight against terrorism.

Prison Inspector detained on a charge of asking a bribe

By Bernama - Tuesday, July 26, 2016 - 10:24

KANGAR: An Inspector at the Perlis Correctional Centre was detained by the Malaysian Anti-Corruption Commission (MACC), Perlis on the charge of soliciting for a bribe concerning a case involving a detainee under the Dangerous Drugs Act, this afternoon.

Man dies in car-trailer collision in Dungun

By Zarina Abdullah - Tuesday, July 26, 2016 - 09:33

DUNGUN: A 26-year-old man died when his car collided with a trailer lorry near Bukit Besi last night.

Child Act (Amendment) 2016 gazetted

By Bernama - Tuesday, July 26, 2016 - 01:18

PUTRAJAYA: The Child Act (Amendment) 2016 with four main amendments - child registry, community service order (CSO), a family-based care and heavier penalty - was gazetted today after obtaining the consent of the Yang di-Pertuan Agong Tuanku Abdul Halim.

PAN throws support for DAP's Penang snap polls idea

By PHUAH KEN LIN - Tuesday, July 26, 2016 - 00:04

GEORGE TOWN: Around 500 people packed the the Caring Society Complex here tonight to hear an explanation by the Penang government on the proposed snap polls.

College student falls to his death from Kota Damansara apartment

By FAISAL ASYRAF - Monday, July 25, 2016 - 23:46

KUALA LUMPUR: A college student plunged to his death from the 19th floor of the Palm Spring Condominium in Kota Damansara today.

More than 2,000 Malaysian couples marry in South Thailand in first half of the year

By Bernama - Monday, July 25, 2016 - 22:33

KANGAR: More than 2,000 Malaysian couples were married in South Thailand during the first six months of this year.

No ban for Pokemon Go if released in Malaysia

By Bernama - Monday, July 25, 2016 - 21:06

PUTRAJAYA: Malaysia has neither objection nor restriction for the free mobile game application, Pokemon Go, to be released in the country, says Communications and Multimedia Minister Datuk Seri Dr Salleh Said Keruak.

Pak Lah pays last respects to Koh's wife in Penang

By PHUAH KEN LIN - Monday, July 25, 2016 - 20:00

GEORGE TOWN: Former prime minister Tun Abdullah Ahmad Badawi and his wife Tun Jeanne Abdullah today paid their last respects to Puan Sri Chui Kah Peng, the wife of former Penang chief minister Tan Sri Koh Tsu Koon.

IGP: Police won't get involved in US Dept of Justice's 1MDB case

By FAISAL ASYRAF - Monday, July 25, 2016 - 19:59

KUALA LUMPUR: Inspector-General of Police Tan Sri Khalid Abu Bakar reiterated that police will not get involved in the US Department of Justice's (DOJ) civil complaint on the case involving 1Malaysia Development Bhd (1MDB).

Thirty one foreign nationals detained in Terengganu immigration swoop

By ADRIAN DAVID - Monday, July 25, 2016 - 19:47

KUALA TERENGAGNU: Thirty one foreign nationals, including an Indonesian woman, were detained in a seven-hour swoop at three locations in Terengganu, for flouting immigration laws.

Media Prima, NSTP launch new office in Negri Sembilan

By Nur Aqidah Azizi - Monday, July 25, 2016 - 19:46

SEREMBAN: Media Prima News & Current Affairs TV Networks continues to strengthen its presence with the opening of Media Prima's 13th news office in the country, here today.

PM Najib witnesses document exchange between INSKEN-Teraju and Perhebat

By FAZLEENA AZIZ and FAIRUZ MOHD SHAHAR - Monday, July 25, 2016 - 19:32

PUTRAJAYA: Prime Minister Datuk Seri Najib Razak today witnessed an exchange of documents between National Entrepreneurship Institute - Bumiputera Agenda Steering Unit (INSKEN-TERAJU) and Armed Forces Ex-Servicemen Affairs Corporation (Perhebat) for a collaborative partnership training programme.

Taman OUG shooting: Hired killer caught at last

By FAISAL ASYRAF - Monday, July 25, 2016 - 19:09

KUALA LUMPUR: Police have arrested the hired killer who shot dead Datin Wong Siu Ling at Taman OUG early this month.

Penang PKR lawmakers to attend special meeting tomorrow on snap polls

By PHUAH KEN LIN - Monday, July 25, 2016 - 18:00

GEORGE TOWN: All 10 PKR lawmakers in Penang have been told to attend a special meeting by the party’s central committee in Kuala Lumpur tomorrow tonight.

Discussions on third Penang Bridge suspended

By ARNAZ M. KHAIRUL - Monday, July 25, 2016 - 16:48

KUALA LUMPUR: The Works Ministry has suspended discussions on the application for a third Penang Bridge by the state government.

Health Ministry mulling ways to penalise parents who do not vaccinate children

By THARANYA ARUMUGAM - Monday, July 25, 2016 - 16:03

PUTRAJAYA: The Health Ministry is discussing possible actions that could be taken against parents, should they refuse to vaccinate their children despite making it mandatory.

MyCC to proceed with bid to reinstate RM10m fine for MAS, AirAsia

By HIDIR REDUAN - Monday, July 25, 2016 - 14:57

KUALA LUMPUR: The Malaysia Competition Commission (MyCC) has obtained High Court leave to proceed with its legal bid to reinstate the RM10 million fines against Malaysia Airlines (MAS) and AirAsia over its allegedly anti-competitive market-sharing agreement.

Kota Tinggi boat wreck: Seven month-pregnant woman among those found dead

By Halim Said - Monday, July 25, 2016 - 14:18

KOTA TINGGI: Two more bodies from Saturday's boat wreck in Pantai Batu Layar were discovered this morning.

Najib: Those named in US Justice Dept civil complaint must take responsibility and clear their names

By Azura Abas - Monday, July 25, 2016 - 14:05

PUTRAJAYA: Those named in the United States Justice Department civil complaint related to 1Malaysia Development Bhd (1MDB) must take responsibility for their actions and clear their names.