PUTRAJAYA: The Animal Welfare Act 2015 is scheduled to be enforced next year, said Veterinary Services Department (DVS) director-general Datuk Dr Kamarudin Md Isa.
KUALA LUMPUR: “Congratulations to the country’s new sprint king!” Datuk Seri Najib Tun Razak said to Khairul Hafiz Jantan who set a new time for the 100-metre dash at the 18th Malaysia Games (Sukma) in Sarawak yesterday.
PUTRAJAYA: New Straits Times reporter Rupa Damodaran emerged the first prize winner of the Pemudah Business Journalism Competition 2015.
KUALA LUMPUR: An unemployed man was charged at the Sessions Court today with raping his 12-year-old neighbour eight years ago.
KLANG: Rural and Regional Development Minister Datuk Ismail Sabri Yaakob has instructed the Rubber Industry Smallholders Development Authority (Risda) to furnish a full report on its call to grow ‘ketum’ in the country on a commercial scale.
GEORGE TOWN: The late Puan Sri Chui Kah Peng, wife of former Penang Chief Minister Tan Sri Dr Koh Tsu Koon, was cremated today at the Batu Gantung crematorium here.
KEPALA BATAS: Two pupils at a primary school here were given medical attention after being exposed to mercury.
KUALA LUMPUR: The Raja Permaisuri Agong, Tuanku Hajah Haminah, today received an honorary Doctorate in Social Works from the Management and Science University in conjunction with its 19th convocation.
KUANTAN: Three Chinese national tourists who were injured in the accident yesterday at KM17.13 involving a bus which was travelling down Genting Highlands, are still at Kuala Lumpur Hospital.
TUMPAT: A youth lost his life after falling off a boat and hitting its propeller, while out fishing with a friend at Pantai Geting here, last night.
KUCHING: The Home Ministry will introduce a number of initiatives to beef up security in the country and restore the people’s confidence, said Deputy Prime Minister Datuk Seri Dr Ahmad Zahid Hamidi said.
KUALA LUMPUR: Earlier polls in Penang might just result in the Opposition pact’s loss of seats, said PKR vice-president Nurul Izzah Anwar.
GEORGE TOWN: Six people who were arrested for allegedly vandalising a coach carrying Kedah football supporters, have been remanded until Sunday.
KUALA LUMPUR: Uber was allowed to withdraw its bid to intervene in a lawsuit targeting it and two other ride-hailing services while still having liberty to file a fresh related suit.
SYDNEY: Australian officials confirmed on Thursday that data recovered from a home flight simulator owned by the captain of Malaysia Airlines Flight 370 showed that someone had used the device to plot a course to the southern Indian Ocean, where the missing jet is believed to have crashed.
KUALA TERENGGANU: The services and contributions of Terengganu’s 22 state secretaries over the past 105 years has now been immortalised in a coffee table book.
KUALA LUMPUR: National Oversight and Whistleblowers Centre (NOW) director Akmal Narullah Mohd Nasir succeeded in striking out a defamation suit against him over allegation of fund abuse at the Malaysian Islamic Economy Development Foundation (Yapeim).
GEORGE TOWN: Seri Delima assemblyman R.S.N. Rayer was discharged and acquitted by the Sessions Court today over a sedition charge.
NILAI: State land administrators have been urged to embrace the spirit behind the amendments made to the three land laws, as approved by the Parliament recently.
KUALA LUMPUR: Police believe the four men involved in the deadly shooting of a 43-year-old man at an intersection near Setapak Central here yesterday, are still in the country.
KUALA LUMPUR: Australia’s Joint Agency Coordination Centre (JACC) has offered its take on recent media reports regarding FBI’s probe into the MH370 captain’s home flight simulator.
KUALA LUMPUR: The man who was shot dead at the Jalan Taman Ibu Kota/Jalan Genting Klang junction here today had just bought a new car after suspecting that he was being followed, according to his friend.
KUALA LUMPUR: The Youth and Sports Ministry plans to expand its volunteer programme, MyCorps, to Sri Lanka in 2017.
KUALA LUMPUR: The government will not base decisions that affect future generations on populist notions, said Prime Minister Datuk Seri Najib Razak.
KUALA LUMPUR: One person was killed and 15 others injured in a bus accident on the way down from Genting Highlands, Pahang, this evening.
MUAR: The Land Public Transport Commission (SPAD) will consider introducing a ‘driver card’ system for Uber and Grabcar drivers to allow them to operate legally, said its chairman Tan Sri Syed Hamid Albar.
PUTRAJAYA: The United States Department of Justice (DOJ) should at least have the courtesy to contact 1Malaysia Development Bhd (1MDB) to listen to their side of the story rather than only based its reports on the online news website (Sarawak Report), said Barisan Nasional (BN) strategic communicati
KUALA LUMPUR: The Immigration director-general has the power to bar Petaling Jaya Utara MP Tony Pua Kiam Wee from traveling overseas due to criminal investigation.
KUALA LUMPUR: An unemployed man was fined RM2,500 by the magistrate's court today for blackmailing a project manager on Saturday.
KUALA LUMPUR: A man was killed when two gunmen opened fire on his car near Setapak Central this evening.
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