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Cabinet reshuffle: Two full ministers, four new deputy ministers announced

By NST ONLINE - Monday, 27 June 2016.

PUTRAJAYA: Prime Minister Datuk Seri Najib Razak today announced a slew of changes as part of a reshuffled Federal Cabinet.

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Fifteen Indonesians' hopes for Raya return dashed

By DAWN CHAN - Monday, June 27, 2016 - 19:03

PORT KLANG: The hopes of 15 foreigners to return to Indonesia to celebrate Hari Raya were dashed when they were arrested by the Selangor Malaysia Maritime Enforcement Agency (MMEA) close to midnight on Saturday.

Think before you talk, Mukhriz told

By MASRIWANIE MUHAMADING - Monday, June 27, 2016 - 18:51

KUALA NERANG: Former Menteri Besar Datuk Seri Mukhriz Mahathir should think carefully and provide justification for any allegations made against Umno, said Umno Supreme Council member Datuk Seri Mahdzir Khalid.

Husni not only quit cabinet, but also key BN and Umno posts

By NST ONLINE - Monday, June 27, 2016 - 18:40

KUALA LUMPUR: Datuk Seri Husni Hanadzlah has not only resigned from his position as Second Finance Minister, but also key positions within Umno and Barisan Nasional.

Mukhriz has 'run out of ideas' on Umno-Pas deal, claims Kedah Umno Youth

By MELISSA DARLYNE CHOW - Monday, June 27, 2016 - 18:32

ALOR STAR: Former Kedah Menteri Besar Datuk Seri Mukhriz Mahathir has run out of ideas in saying there is a pact of the highest order between Umno and Pas for the latter to lead Kedah, Kelantan and Terengganu after the next polls, says state Umno Youth leader Datuk Shaiful Hazizy Zainol Abidin.

Othman Aziz, from MADA chairman to Deputy Finance Minister

By Bernama - Monday, June 27, 2016 - 18:12

ALOR SETAR: Datuk Othman Aziz, the chairman of Muda Agricultural Development Authority (MADA) since July 2013, has been appointed as Deputy Finance Minister in a Cabinet reshuffle announced by Prime Minister Datuk Seri Najib Tun Razak today.

Liow: Awas, Kejara to be enforced on approval, federal roads speed limit reduced by 10kmph from June 29 till July 13

By Bernama - Monday, June 27, 2016 - 17:30

KUALA LUMPUR: The Automated Awareness Safety System (Awas) and Demerit Point System (Kejara) would be enforced upon approval by the Cabinet, said Transport Minister Datuk Seri Liow.

Appointment as deputy finance minister caught me by surprise, says Othman Aziz

By Bernama - Monday, June 27, 2016 - 17:17

ALOR SETAR: “I was completely caught by surprise and had not anticipated the announcement made by the prime minister.”

Rahman Dahlan honoured at being entrusted with helming EPU

By OLIVIA MIWIL - Monday, June 27, 2016 - 17:00

KOTA KINABALU: Datuk Abdul Rahman Dahlan is thankful at being appointed as Minister in the Prime Minister’s Department.

Two-metre long crocodile found in Malacca monsoon drain

By NST - Monday, June 27, 2016 - 16:56

MALACCA: A two-metre long crocodile, believed to have lost its way in the monsoon drain in Melaka Perdana, Ayer Keroh, was caught by members of the Malacca Civil Defence Department (JPAM) this morning.

Government accepts Husni's decision to retire

By Azura Abas and Adrian Lai - Monday, June 27, 2016 - 16:48

PUTRAJAYA: The announcement of a new reshuffled Federal cabinet today contained a surprise in the form of the retirement of Datuk Seri Ahmad Husni Hanadzlah.

IKEA Malaysia recalls dark chocolate bars

By Bernama - Monday, June 27, 2016 - 16:36

KUALA LUMPUR: IKEA Malaysia has recalled two types of dark chocolate bars – Choklad Mork 60 per cent and Chokland Mork 70 per cent, due to insufficient declaration of presence of milk and hazelnut.

Housewife loses RM9k to robber in front of neighbour's house

By EMBUN MAJID - Monday, June 27, 2016 - 15:24

GURUN: A housewife lost RM9,000 in a robbery right in front of her neighbour’s house at Taman Murni in Gurun near here on Sunday morning.

Nasi lemak seller gets eight years jail for armed robbery

By Shanti Gunaratnam - Monday, June 27, 2016 - 14:54

KUALA LUMPUR: A nasi lemak seller was today sentenced by the Sessions Court to eight years jail and ordered to receive one stroke of the rotan for armed gang robbery.

Claims that Terengganu, Kedah to be given to Pas in GE are false, says Razif

By SIM BAK HENG - Monday, June 27, 2016 - 14:36

KUALA TERENGGANU: Terengganu Umno has denied an allegation by former Kedah Menteri Besar Datuk Seri Mukhriz Mahathir that an agreement was reached for both Terengganu and Kedah to be handed over to Pas during the general elections.

Doctor seriously injured in LPT2 accident

By Zarina Abdullah - Monday, June 27, 2016 - 14:04

DUNGUN: A 28-year-old doctor suffered serious injuries when his BMW spun out of control and was rammed by a 4WD vehicle near Kerteh early today.

Illegal immigrants still opting for back channels to exit Malaysia

By Ahmad Fairuz Othman - Monday, June 27, 2016 - 14:02

JOHOR BARU: Out of more than 10,000 illegal immigrants deported from Johor so far this year, about 6,000 of them had registered under the Immigration Department's 3+1 Voluntary Surrender Programme.

Adenan welcomes push to kickstart talk on devolution of powers

By ADIB POVERA - Monday, June 27, 2016 - 13:50

KUCHING: Sarawak Chief Minister Tan Sri Adenan Satem has lauded the establishment of a technical committee to facilitate talks over devolution of powers between the Federal government and state governments of Sarawak and Sabah.

TTDI residents say 'no' to apartment development in Taman Rimba Kiara

By JUNE MOH - Monday, June 27, 2016 - 13:49

KUALA LUMPUR: Disgruntled Taman Tun Dr Ismail (TTDI) residents gathered at Taman Rimba Kiara yesterday to stage a peaceful protest against a new development project on the park.

No need to panic over Indonesia jet interception, says Air Force chief

By TASNIM LOKMAN - Monday, June 27, 2016 - 13:41

KUALA LUMPUR: There is no need for panic following a yesterday’s incident where a Royal Malaysian Air Force C-130 Hercules was intercepted by Indonesian fighter jets.

Khair: Signature for PT3 Sejarah optional

By THARANYA ARUMUGAM - Monday, June 27, 2016 - 11:00

KUALA LUMPUR: Form Three Assessment (PT3) students need not necessarily obtain a signature for their Sejarah project if they have already obtained the building seal or stamp or photo evidence of their presence at the building or site, said the Education Ministry.

Authorities going after drivers on drugs, alcohol

By FAISAL ASYRAF - Monday, June 27, 2016 - 11:00

AUTHORITIES are stepping up the crackdown on public and commercial vehicle drivers driving under the influence of drugs and alcohol.

Don't allow sick children into nurseries, operators told

By OLIVIA MIWIL - Monday, June 27, 2016 - 10:46

KOTA KINABALU: Operators of childcare centres are advised not to accept sick children to prevent the spread of infectious diseases, said district health officer Dr Jiloris Dony.

Woman dies after airbag ruptures in accident

By AP - Monday, June 27, 2016 - 10:11

KUALA LUMPUR: A Malaysian safety official says a woman has died after the airbag in her Honda Civic ruptured in a minor collision.

Tahfiz students become road bully victims

By FAISAL ASYRAF - Monday, June 27, 2016 - 09:49

KUALA LUMPUR: A 38-year old motorist was left traumatised when a road bully assaulted him and damaged his car near the Bulatan Duta-Segambut yesterday.

Firemen battle squatter homes blaze in Glenmarie

By DAWN CHAN - Sunday, June 26, 2016 - 23:10

SHAH ALAM: More than 30 firemen are working hard to put out a fire that destroyed 15 wooden squatter homes at Kampung Hamid Tuah in Batu 3, Glenmarie, here.

Sultan of Johor receives RM6.45 million tithe from JCorp

By Rizalman Hammim - Sunday, June 26, 2016 - 22:41

JOHOR BARU: The Sultan of Johor Sultan Ibrahim Sultan Iskandar today received business tithe (zakat) totalling RM6.45 million from Johor Corp (JCorp) on behalf of the Johor Islamic Religious Council (MAIJ).

Man driving cloned car detained

By Bernama - Sunday, June 26, 2016 - 21:26

NIBONG TEBAL: Police detained a man driving a cloned Honda Civic after a 50km high speed chase from the Penang Bridge Toll Plaza to Jalan Bukit Panchor here, yesterday.

Hishammuddin: Umno's interest must be placed above any individual's

By Hariz Mohd - Sunday, June 26, 2016 - 21:00

KUALA LUMPUR: The expulsion of leaders such as Tan Sri Muhyiddin Yassin and Datuk Seri Mukhriz Mahathir from Umno was not the first time in the party's history and was done for the good of Umno.

Najib calls on Muslims to reject those who oppose Islam

By Nik Imran Abdullah - Sunday, June 26, 2016 - 20:00

PEKAN: Prime Minister Datuk Seri Najib Razak said Muslims should reject those who opposed Islam and their allies in Malaysia.

RMAF C130 intercepted by Indonesian fighter jets en route to Labuan

By Hariz Mohd - Sunday, June 26, 2016 - 19:52

KUALA LUMPUR: The Defence Ministry has received a report that a Royal Malaysian Air Force (RMAF) aircraft was intercepted by Indonesian fighter jets en route to Labuan, Sabah today.