Rahman Dahlan tweets warning, pro-Bersih companies will be blacklisted

By HANA NAZ HARUN - Sunday, 23 October 2016.

KUALA LUMPUR: Companies receiving government contracts but support illegal assemblies to topple government will be blacklisted.


Narrow escape for 14 as express bus flips on its side in Pekan

By T.N.Alagesh - Monday, October 24, 2016 - 21:55

PEKAN: Fourteen passengers had the fright of their lives when their express bus landed on its side at KM71 of Jalan Kuantan-Segamat today.

3 UTM students who passed away, honoured with posthumous degrees

By Halim Said - Monday, October 24, 2016 - 21:38

JOHOR BARU: This year’s Universiti Teknologi Malaysia’s (UTM) 57th convocation ceremony was exceptional. The university decided to honour three of its graduates who had passed away during their course of study here.

Khairy: Malaysia should 'take a break' from hosting F1 race

By NST ONLINE - Monday, October 24, 2016 - 20:53

KUALA LUMPUR: Youth and Sports Minister Khairy Jamaluddin today expressed his support for a temporary halt to Malaysia hosting the Formula 1 races.

Soil and water samples from Nilai taken for analysis, says Selangor exco

By Hariz Mohd - Monday, October 24, 2016 - 20:43

SHAH ALAM: The Selangor state government has sent soil and water samples taken from a site in Nilai, Negri Sembilan, so far believed to be the source of contamination in Sungai Semenyih, for analysis yesterday.

Confrontation gets ugly between wronged husbands and two men when revolver is brandished

By MASRIWANIE MUHAMADING - Monday, October 24, 2016 - 20:37

ALOR STAR: Police have arrested two employees of a government-linked company for trying to intimidate two other men with a revolver.

Puppy-go-lucky: Stray pup stuck in drain rescued, instantly finds 'forever home'

By OLIVIA MIWIL - Monday, October 24, 2016 - 20:05

LABUAN: A stray puppy stranded in a storm drain sounds like the opening of a sad nursery tale, but this story has a very happy ending.

Family cheat death when 60-year-old tree crashes onto house

By Awang Ali Omar - Monday, October 24, 2016 - 19:49

SANDAKAN: A family of five had a close call when a 60-year-old tree fell right onto their wooden house in Kampung Sungai Batang.

Health Ministry clarifies: Multiple vaccinations a day do NOT cause autism

By HASHINI KAVISHTRI KANNAN - Monday, October 24, 2016 - 19:32

PUTRAJAYA: Giving children more than one vaccination jab a day does not lead to adverse effects such as autism.

Stranded climbers on Gunung Santubong worrying trend

By Bernama - Monday, October 24, 2016 - 19:25

KUCHING: The rising cases of climbers stranded on Gunung Santubong lately is a cause for concern, said Sarawak Fire and Rescue Services director (JBPM) Nor Hisham Mohamad.

Hearing postponed as mediation fails in former Perak MB-Pas state commissioner defamation suits

By INTAN BAHA - Monday, October 24, 2016 - 19:17

IPOH: The hearing for the defamation suit filed by former Perak Menteri Besar Datuk Seri Nizar Jamaluddin against Perak Pas Commissioner Razman Zakaria was postponed as both parties failed to reach an amicable settlement after a mediation session this morning.

Sabah graft probe: RM8.4 million cash seized so far by MACC in second phase

By AVILA GERALDINE - Monday, October 24, 2016 - 18:55

KOTA KINABALU: Another engineer was picked up by the Malaysian Anti-Corruption Commission (MACC) to facilitate its ongoing investigation into a multi-million ringgit probe concerning the Sabah Water Department.

New Sungai Besar MP relishing first few days in Parliament

By FERNANDO FONG - Monday, October 24, 2016 - 18:26

KUALA LUMPUR: Sungai Besar MP Budiman Mohd Zohdi is relishing his first time in Parliament.

4 caught in drug busts, meth and syabu worth RM26,700 seized

By Zarina Abdullah - Monday, October 24, 2016 - 18:09

BESUT: Police have arrested four men and seized drugs worth RM26,700 after raiding two separate locations in Besut on Wednesday and Saturday.

Home Ministry: 175 police reports lodged against Bersih, Red Shirts

By AINA NASA - Monday, October 24, 2016 - 18:07

KUALA LUMPUR: A total of 175 police reports have been made against both Bersih 2.0 group and Red Shirt movement as of September.

Anwar loses appeal over defamation suit, ordered to pay RM100,000 in costs

By Bernama - Monday, October 24, 2016 - 18:01

PUTRAJAYA: Datuk Seri Anwar Ibrahim has been ordered by the Court of Appeal here to pay RM100,000 costs after he lost his appeal on a defamation lawsuit against Foreign Minister Datuk Seri Anifah Aman.

Batu Gajah welfare home, accused of 'caging up' residents, denies wrongdoing

By Raja Khalidatul Asrin - Monday, October 24, 2016 - 17:58

BATU GAJAH: A home for the disabled in Batu Gajah has been accused by netizens of caging up its residents ‘like animals’.

Malaysians losing their taste for shark fin soup, says WWF

By OLIVIA MIWIL - Monday, October 24, 2016 - 17:08

KOTA KINABALU: Though Malaysia is one of the world’s top consumers of shark fin soup, the popularity of the dish fell by almost fifty per cent over the last six months, and the downward trend is expected to continue in the coming year, said World Wildlife Fund Malaysia (WWF) marine head Dr Robecca J

Major drug ring busted, cops seize RM7mil of ketamine from member of Gang 36

By HANI SHAMIRA SHAHRUDIN and AHMAD SYAKIR - Monday, October 24, 2016 - 16:28

KUALA LUMPUR: Police have crippled a major drug syndicate with local underworld links and confiscated RM7.07 million worth of ketamine during a raid in Kepong on Friday.

Guan Eng accuses government of abusing power in blacklisting companies which support Bersih

By FERNANDO FONG - Monday, October 24, 2016 - 16:20

KUALA LUMPUR: Penang Chief Minister Lim Guan Eng today accused the government of abuse of power in its handling of the upcoming Bersih 5 rally.

Furious Pandikar says he knew of planned Opposition walkout a day before Budget tabling

By AINA NASA - Monday, October 24, 2016 - 15:58

KUALA LUMPUR: Dewan Rakyat Speaker Tan Sri Pandikar Amin Mulia today claimed that he knew of the Opposition’s planned walkout a day before the tabling of the 2017 Budget.

Teacher duped of more than RM48,000 by Facebook 'friend'

By Zarina Abdullah - Monday, October 24, 2016 - 15:46

BESUT: A 43-year-old teacher was duped of RM48,250 by a 'friend' she had made on Facebook recently, police said.

EPU, UKAS cut ties with companies which had sponsored Bersih rallies

By TASNIM LOKMAN - Monday, October 24, 2016 - 15:38

KUALA LUMPUR: The Economic Planning Unit (EPU) and the Public Private Partnership Unit (UKAS) have identified several companies which had sponsored the Bersih movement.

Electricity theft in squatter areas spells huge losses for Sabah

By Awang Ali Omar - Monday, October 24, 2016 - 15:26

SANDAKAN: Sabah utility company estimates a RM64 million loss this year due to 178,000 squatter homes stealing electrical power illegally in the state.

No delay in PR1MA projects nationwide

By Bernama - Monday, October 24, 2016 - 15:05

KUALA LUMPUR: The Dewan Rakyat here today was told that there had not been any delay in the implementation of 1Malaysia People’s Housing Projects (PR1MA) nationwide.

Teen motorcyclist loses 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.