Post-mortem completed, police waiting for families for ID process

By Kalbana Perimbanayagam - Thursday, 8 October 2015.

GUA MUSANG: A post-mortem on the body found at Pos Tohoi last night, believed to be one of the seven missing Orang Asli students from SK Pos Tohoi, was completed last night.


Depts confirm contamination

By Farrah Naz Karim And Aliza Shah - Thursday, October 8, 2015 - 11:02

KUALA LUMPUR: AS Pahang waits to hear from the Atomic Energy Licensing Board (AELB) on possibly hazardous and potentially radioactive contents in samples taken from its many bauxite mines, revelations that the state government simply cannot ignore have emerged.

More power for Federal Govt to regulate state mining activities

Thursday, October 8, 2015 - 11:01

KUALA LUMPUR:  The Natural Resources and Environment Ministry has drawn up new, all-encompassing legislation to allow the Federal Government to effectively regulate and monitor mining activities in the country.

Illegal Camerons farmers back at it

By Sylvia Looi - Thursday, October 8, 2015 - 11:00

CAMERON HIGHLANDS: It has been almost a year since the National Security Council (NSC) started clamping down on illegally cleared state land here.

Curfew in ESSZone extended till Oct 24

Thursday, October 8, 2015 - 10:57

KOTA KINABALU: Phase 28 of the curfew in the waters off Eastern Sabah Security Zone (ESSZone) which expires today has been extended from tomorrow until Oct 24 between 7pm and 5am.

Improvise learning techniques, Mary Yap tells IPT

Thursday, October 8, 2015 - 10:53

MALACCA: Institutions of higher learning (IPT) in the country are urged to improvise their learning and teaching techniques to keep abreast with current times and technology.

Yong Peng crash: Two more casualties confirmed

By Chuah Bee Kim and Mohd Hanafis Abdul Haris - Thursday, October 8, 2015 - 10:27

BATU PAHAT: The lorry driver and another Chinese national of the fatal crash involving two buses and a tanker at km94.1 of the North-South Highway have died.

Teenager dies after car rams tree in George Town

Thursday, October 8, 2015 - 08:28

GEORGE TOWN: A teenager was killed after the car he was in with two friends skidded and rammed into a tree at Tun Dr Lim Chong Eu Highway, early today.

15-year-old escapes death after being pierced by palm harvester

By KHAIRAH N. KARIM - Wednesday, October 7, 2015 - 23:54

SABAK BERNAM: A 15-year-old boy narrowly escaped death when a palm harvester pierced through his body after he slipped and fell from a lorry while carrying the metal equipment in Kampung Tebuk Jawa here this morning.

Asean member states adopt renewable energy target

By Nuradzimmah Daim - Wednesday, October 7, 2015 - 22:00

KUALA LUMPUR: Asean member states have agreed to adopt the target of 23 per cent renewable energy use in the fuel mix in the region by 2025.

Zahid arrives in Washington for four-day official visit

By SHARANJIT SINGH - Wednesday, October 7, 2015 - 21:43

WASHINGTON: Deputy Prime Minister Datuk Seri Dr Ahmad Zahid Hamidi arrived here for a four-day official visit this morning.

Actress’s mum charged with giving false evidence over marital status

By Shanti Gunaratnam - Wednesday, October 7, 2015 - 20:30

KUALA LUMPUR: The mother of local actress Ummi Nazeera was charged in the magistrate’s court here today with giving false evidence pertaining to her marital status, almost two years ago.

China tourists killed, scores injured in lorry-bus collision in Johor

By AHMAD FAIRUZ OTHMAN and MOHD HANAFIS ABDUL HARIS - Wednesday, October 7, 2015 - 20:29

YONG PENG: Three Chinese tourists were killed and 11 others were seriously injured in an accident involving two buses and a lorry at Km 94.1 of the North-South expressway in Yong Peng at 5.15pm today.

Fake cheque for gold bar lands man in trouble

By Shanti Gunaratnam - Wednesday, October 7, 2015 - 20:04

KUALA LUMPUR: An unemployed man was charged at the magistrate’s court today with attempted cheating by depositing a forged cheque to purchase a gold bar.

Taxi drivers in Johor call for more NGV stations

By Chuah Bee Kim - Wednesday, October 7, 2015 - 19:42

JOHOR BARU: The United Taxi Association of Johor Baru (Gapet) has called on the government to increase the number of petrol stations offering Natural Gas for Vehicles (NGV) in the state capital.

Ling refuses to apologise to Najib

By KHAIRAH N. KARIM - Wednesday, October 7, 2015 - 19:38

KUALA LUMPUR: Ex-MCA president Tun Dr Ling Liong Sik has refused to apologise to Prime Minister Datuk Seri Najib Razak's over defamatory remarks made by the former that was published in a news report on Saturday.

New date for ‘Save Selangor’ rally

By FAISAL ASYRAF - Wednesday, October 7, 2015 - 18:41

KUALA LUMPUR: A rally to protest against the Selangor government has been postponed from this Sunday to Oct 18.

Property tussle behind motorcycle bomb case (with video)

By SULAIMAN JAAFAR - Wednesday, October 7, 2015 - 18:32

GUA MUSANG: A property dispute could have been the trigger for the ruthless, calculated murder of an elderly couple, who perished after a homemade bomb planted on their motorcycle exploded today.

Taman Melaka Raya rally is illegal, says police

By Roshidi Abu Samah - Wednesday, October 7, 2015 - 17:55

MALACCA: The rally scheduled for this Saturday at Taman Melaka Raya is deemed as illegal, says police.

State of the art religious complex for elderly in Terengganu soon

By Zarina Abdullah - Wednesday, October 7, 2015 - 17:53

HULU TERENGGANU: Kompleks Desa Taqwa, a religious complex for the elderly will start its operation early next year.

Elderly couple killed after homemade bomb explodes on motorcycle (with video)

By Sharifah Mahsinah Abdullah - Wednesday, October 7, 2015 - 16:48

GUA MUSANG: An elderly couple died instantly when an incendiary device, believed to be a homemade bomb, exploded on their motorcycle this morning.

Ali Tinju: Taman Melaka Raya won’t be safe this weekend

By ZAFIRA ANWAR - Wednesday, October 7, 2015 - 16:30

KUALA LUMPUR: Mohd Ali Baharom, better known as ‘Ali Tinju’, has warned that Taman Melaka Raya “not be safe” this Saturday as 15,000 protesters will congregate to seek justice for immigration officers who were assaulted during a raid at an entertainment outlet there last week.

“I wish I was at his side when he died”

By PREDEEP NAMBIAR - Wednesday, October 7, 2015 - 16:04

BUTTERWORTH: Tears flowed freely when Tabung Haji chairman Datuk Seri Abdul Azeez Abdul Rahim visited the next-of-kin of a haj pilgrim who died in Mecca recently.

1 killed, two other injured after crashing car into tree

By PREDEEP NAMBIAR - Wednesday, October 7, 2015 - 15:25

GEORGE TOWN: A man was killed after the car he was travelling crashed into a tree near the Bayan Lepas exit of the Tun Dr Lim Chong Eu expressway earlier this morning.

Survey: Malaysian youths are the world’s ‘most bored’

By GLORIA HARRY BEATTY - Wednesday, October 7, 2015 - 15:22

KUALA LUMPUR: Malaysian youths are the most bored in the world, a recent study has revealed.

Msia, Spore launch market sensing exercise for High Speed Rail

Wednesday, October 7, 2015 - 14:57

KUALA LUMPUR: Malaysia’s Land Public Transport Commission (SPAD) and Singapore’s Land Transport Authority (LTA) today launched a market sensing exercise via a Request for Information (RFI) on the Kuala Lumpur–Singapore High Speed Rail (HSR) project.

Widower fined RM5,000 over gross act at Siti Nurhaliza’s house

By HIDIR REDUAN - Wednesday, October 7, 2015 - 14:48

AMPANG: A widowed father-of-two was fined RM5,000 over a sexually-rude gesture he made in front of the house of songstress Datuk Siti Nurhaliza Tarudin.

Haze: Clearer skies finally throughout Malaysia

By NAIM ZULKIFLI - Wednesday, October 7, 2015 - 13:29

KUALA LUMPUR: Predictions by weather experts of fair weather and clear skies running up to Oct 10 appear to be on track, with the haze having vastly reduced in intensity nationwide.

Laos, Thai, Msia & Singapore power deal delayed

By Veena Babulal - Wednesday, October 7, 2015 - 12:43

KUALA LUMPUR: The signing of the Laos, Thailand, Malaysia and Singapore (LTMS) Power Integration Project deal has been delayed for another six months.

Memorable 33rd reunion for Armed Forces officers

By ADRIAN DAVID - Wednesday, October 7, 2015 - 12:26

KUALA LUMPUR: It was a memorable reunion for the Armed Forces male and female officers of Intake 43/3 as they gathered at the Royal Signals Officers Mess in Jalan Ampang, recently.

Haze: Less than 3km visibility until Thursday

Wednesday, October 7, 2015 - 11:21

KUALA LUMPUR: Visibility of less than three kilometres in the waters off Kedah, Penang, Perak, Selangor, Negri Sembilan, Malacca, Johor, Pahang and Sarawak is expected to persist until Thursday (Oct 8).