Waiting for 'prodigal sons' to return [VIDEO]

By ALIZA SHAH - Monday, 24 October 2016.

KUALA LUMPUR: Two families, hundreds of kilometres apart, are harbouring the same hope.


Teen motorcyclist losses life in Cheras crash

By FAISAL ASYRAF - Monday, October 24, 2016 - 14:51

KUALA LUMPUR: A 17-year old motorcyclist died when he crashed into the back of a lorry at the Cheras roundabout this morning.

One killed in accident involving bus and four cars along NSE

By INTAN BAHA - Monday, October 24, 2016 - 14:45

TANJUNG MALIM: One person was killed in an accident involving four cars and a bus at Km384 on the North-South Expressway early this morning.

Azmin: Luas already lodged a police report on Sungai Semenyih contamination

By FERNANDO FONG and SERI NOR NADIAH - Monday, October 24, 2016 - 14:44

KUALA LUMPUR: Selangor Menteri Besar Datuk Seri Azmin Ali today confirmed that a police report has been lodged over the issue surrounding the contamination of Sungai Semenyih.

Details of companies caught hiring illegals will soon be announced

By Azura Abas - Monday, October 24, 2016 - 14:21

PUTRAJAYA: Immigration Department director-general Datuk Seri Mustafar Ali plans to announce details of employers which have been caught hiring and harbouring illegal workers at the end of this month.

Run-down schools identified, says Education Ministry

By Bernama - Monday, October 24, 2016 - 13:57

SEREMBAN: The Education Ministry has identified run-down schools that needed upgrading under 2017 Budget.

Johor mulling creation of biotechnology hub known as 'Pharmapolis'

By Ahmad Fairuz Othman - Monday, October 24, 2016 - 13:45

JOHOR BARU: The Johor government is mulling the creation of Pharmapolis – a biotechnology-based medical research and medicine manufacturing hub.

Women's Boat to Gaza activist Dr Fauziah receives Terengganu's 'Iron Angel' award

By Bernama - Monday, October 24, 2016 - 13:31

KUALA NERUS: The Terengganu government today awarded the 'Serikandi Al-Azwar' (Iron Angel) award and RM5,000 cash to Dr Fauziah Hasan who participated in the 'Women's Boat to Gaza' (WBG) programme recently.

TM employee impersonators nabbed for 33 cases of cable theft

By MASRIWANIE MUHAMADING - Monday, October 24, 2016 - 13:21

ALOR STAR: Police believe they have solved at least 33 cases of telecommunication cable theft in the district following the arrest of two local men last week.

Kelantan defends 'dept heads on GLC boards' move


KOTA BARU: THE appointment of department directors to the board of state government-linked companies (GLCs) is nothing new and is a non-issue.

Corn-farming could yield high profits for Malaysia

By AINA NASA - Monday, October 24, 2016 - 13:06

KUALA LUMPUR: The Agriculture and Agro-based Industry has prepared a policy paper and will formulate a blueprint to ensure the development of the corn-farming industry.

Sabah to lose tourism dollars if it allows shark population to decline

By OLIVIA MIWIL - Monday, October 24, 2016 - 13:03

KOTA KINABALU: Sabah will lose out to neighbouring countries in generating income in the tourism industry if it fails to conserve its shark population.

USM's convocation ceremony commences, almost 6,000 to receive scrolls

By BALVIN KAUR - Monday, October 24, 2016 - 12:55

GEORGE TOWN: A total of 276 Universiti Sains Malaysia (USM) graduates received their scrolls during the first session of the university's 54th convocation this morning.

Selangor govt blacklisted companies which had supported Umno, says Noh Omar

By FERNANDO FONG - Monday, October 24, 2016 - 12:44

KUALA LUMPUR: Urban Wellbeing, Housing and Local Government Minister Tan Sri Noh Omar said the Selangor government had previously blacklisted companies which were known to support Umno.

Runners turn Cyberjaya pink, RM20,000 raised for cancer association

By FAIRUZ MOHD SHAHAR - Monday, October 24, 2016 - 12:43

CYBERJAYA: MORE than 2,000 runners painted Taman Tasik Cyberjaya pink yesterday as they took part in the Pink Charity Run to raise breast cancer awareness.

Overnight downpour floods suburban villages in George Town

By PHUAH KEN LIN - Monday, October 24, 2016 - 11:17

GEORGE TOWN: An overnight downpour triggered flash floods in to two low-lying suburban village areas here.

Nancy Shukri heads lists of 613 recipients of Pahang state awards

By Bernama - Monday, October 24, 2016 - 11:04

KUANTAN: Minister in the Prime Minister's Department Datuk Nancy Shukri heads the list of 613 recipients of awards and medals conferred in conjunction with the anniversary of the birthday of the Sultan of Pahang, Sultan Ahmad Shah.

'Jungle' kids to join relatives in UK under EU's law on refugee claims

By ZAHARAH OTHMAN - Monday, October 24, 2016 - 11:03

CALAIS: Wahid manoeuvred the toy lorry on the mat in the Kitchen in Calais, where we had just had dinner. He moved it in a zigzag manner and sometimes revved it up.

Go look for your brother, mum told Zahbah

Monday, October 24, 2016 - 11:03

MUAR: After 13 years of waiting, relatives of Guantanamo Bay detainee Mohamed Nazir Lep, 40, have finally received the much-awaited news that restored their hopes of being reunited.

Prisoner's family pins hope on govt's promise

Monday, October 24, 2016 - 11:02

KUALA LUMPUR: Despite the news that only Mohamed Nazir Lep would be transferred back to Malaysia from the high-security United States prison in Guantanamo Bay, Cuba, the family of Mohd Farik Amin, the other detainee incarcerated there, is clinging on to the government’s promise to bring home thei

Search for Japanese merchant sailor resumes in waters off Malacca

By Roshidi Abu Samah - Monday, October 24, 2016 - 10:23

MALACCA: Search and rescue (SAR) efforts for a missing Japanese sailor at Pantai Puteri here resumed at 8am today.

All political funding disbursed by Najib to Umno divisions, says Annuar Musa

By ARNAZ M. KHAIRUL - Monday, October 24, 2016 - 00:59

MALACCA: All political funding channelled to Prime Minister Datuk Seri Najib Razak have been disbursed to Umno divisions accordingly, said Umno information chief Tan Sri Annuar Musa.

Tajuddin: Dr M "had a hand" in Opposition MPs walkout

By Nuradzimmah Daim - Sunday, October 23, 2016 - 23:11

IPOH: Tun Dr Mahathir Mohamad “had a hand” in the walkout staged by the Opposition MPs during the tabling of Budget 2017 by Prime Minister Datuk Seri Najib Razak.

In a Facebook posting, PM shares RM250 student debit card covers computer accessories and Internet fees

By Beatrice Nita Jay - Sunday, October 23, 2016 - 21:14

KUALA LUMPUR: The student debit card worth RM250 is not limited to books and stationeries alone but also for computer accessories and even Internet access.

435 investigation papers on sedition opened since 2010: Police

By Bernama - Sunday, October 23, 2016 - 20:47

KUALA LUMPUR: A total of 435 investigation papers have been opened under the Sedition Act 1948, between 2010 and Oct 14 this year.

N. Sembilan MB to Kumpulan Air Selangor: "Don't be too quick to blame others"

By ZAIDI ISHAM ISMAIL - Sunday, October 23, 2016 - 20:13

SEREMBAN: Negri Sembilan Menteri Besar Datuk Seri Mohamad Hasan has advised Kumpulan Air Selangor not to blame others for the closure of the Sungai Semenyih water treatment plant today.

Son of NSTP staff wins Tilawah al-Quran

By ZAIDI ISHAM ISMAIL - Sunday, October 23, 2016 - 19:51

SEREMBAN: The son of a New Straits Times Press (M) Bhd (NSTP) staff has emerged as the champion for the 42nd Tadarus al-Quran.

Remand extension for 4, the Sabah Water Department corruption scandal continues

By AVILA GERALDINE - Sunday, October 23, 2016 - 19:31

KOTA KINABALU: Malaysian Anti-Corruption Commission (MACC) has obtained remand extension on four individuals to facilitate the on-going probe into the Sabah Water Department’s corruption scandal.

Ipoh bustles with a multitude of engaging public awareness events

By Muhamad Izzat Nasuruden - Sunday, October 23, 2016 - 19:26

IPOH: The city was abuzz with activity today, as various organisations held vibrant public events to raise awareness for a range of causes.

Former KL police chief Henry Chin dies

By Bernama - Sunday, October 23, 2016 - 19:11

KUALA LUMPUR: Former Kuala Lumpur police chief Tan Sri Henry Chin, 79, died at the University Malaya Medical Centre (UMMC) here due to a stroke this morning.

Injured hiker on Gunung Irau, rescued by Fire and Rescue dept personnel training on the mountain

By Farah Suhaidah Othman - Sunday, October 23, 2016 - 18:56

CAMERON HIGHLANDS: A group of personnel from the state’s Fire and Rescue Department rush to the aid of an injured hiker on Gunung Irau while out training in the field.