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Msia declares commitment to achieving UN sustainable goals

By Roy Goh - Sunday, 25 September 2016.

NEW YORK: Malaysia stands with the international community that favours the need for solidarity under the United Nations to deal with conflict, diseases and climate change through sustainable goals.

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(Full text) DPM Zahid's speech at UN General Assembly

By Bernama - Sunday, September 25, 2016 - 11:27

KUALA LUMPUR: Following is the full text of the speech by Deputy Prime Minister Datuk Seri Dr Ahmad Zahid Hamidi at the General Debate of the 71st session of the United Nations General Assembly in New York.

Mangrove clearing leads to floods

By Seri Nor Nadiah Koris - Sunday, September 25, 2016 - 11:00

PANTAI REMIS: THE destruction of mangrove forests along the coastal areas is to be blamed for the recent floods that occurred during the high tide phenomenon in several states.

Maintain country's good name, Zahid tells M'sians abroad

By Roy Goh - Sunday, September 25, 2016 - 09:41

NEW YORK: Deputy Prime Minister Datuk Seri Ahmad Zahid Hamidi has reminded Malaysians living abroad to maintain the good name and image of the country.

Malaysia submits proposal to allow international trade of crocodiles

By Bernama - Sunday, September 25, 2016 - 09:36

KUALA LUMPUR: Malaysia has submitted a proposal to allow international trade of crocodiles from the wild at the 17th Conference of Parties, Convention on International Trade in Endangered Species of Wild Fauna and Flora (CITES) in Johannesburg, South Africa.

Kit Siang denies spat between Guan Eng and Ambiga

By PHUAH KEN LIN - Sunday, September 25, 2016 - 00:18

GEORGE TOWN: DAP veteran Lim Kit Siang today sought to play down an alleged spat between his son Lim Guan Eng and activist Datuk Ambiga Sreenevasan, saying the incident had been "misunderstood" by the media.

Police to deploy 10 officers for UN mission in Darfur

By ZAHRATULHAYAT MAT ARIF - Saturday, September 24, 2016 - 22:53

SEPANG: Police will deploy 10 more officers to serve in Sudan under the United Nations– African Union Mission in Darfur (Unamid) early tomorrow.

Police seek public help on stone-throwing incident which damaged three vehicles

By MASRIWANIE MUHAMADING - Saturday, September 24, 2016 - 22:35

ALOR STAR: Police are seeking help from the public to track down the culprits involved in a stone-throwing incident at KM40.6 of the North-South Expressway (NSE), northbound on Thursday.

Sg Semenyih water treatment plant resumes operation after third shutdown

By NST ONLINE - Saturday, September 24, 2016 - 22:12

KUALA LUMPUR: The Sungai Semenyih water treatment plant resumed operations today following its third shutdown within the space of 48 hours.

Water disruption in KL, PJ on Sept 27 and 28

By Bernama - Saturday, September 24, 2016 - 21:10

KUALA LUMPUR: Several areas in the federal capital and the Petaling district will experience temporary water supply disruptions following upgrading work to boost the efficiency of the water distribution system from 3 am on Tuesday (Sept 27) to 8pm the next day (Sept 28).

Salleh hits out at western media for not reporting dismissal of U.S. 1MDB lawsuit

By Bernama - Saturday, September 24, 2016 - 19:58

KUALA LUMPUR: Communications and Multimedia Minister Datuk Seri Dr Salleh Said Keruak has hit out at the Wall Street Journal and other Western media for not reporting the dismissal of the lawsuit filed in the United States against 1Malaysia Development Berhad.

FT Ministry plans free school bus service for PPR residents

By Bernama - Saturday, September 24, 2016 - 19:27

KUALA LUMPUR: The Federal Territories Ministry is in talks with bus Nadi to provide free bus service for children at People’s Housing Projects (PPR) around the capital from next year.

AirAsia & AirAsia X flights from KLIA2 rescheduled from Sept 26 - 29

By JUNE MOH - Saturday, September 24, 2016 - 18:49

KUALA LUMPUR: AirAsia and AirAsia X will reschedule all flights departing from Kuala Lumpur from Sept 26 to 29 due to closure of airspace for aerial survey.

MCA heartened by increase in Chinese support

By BALVIN KAUR - Saturday, September 24, 2016 - 18:44

BUTTERWORTH: There has been an increase in support among the Chinese community for MCA recently, said MCA secretary-general Datuk Seri Ong Ka Chuan.

Yakeb short of funds to care for former national athletes

By EMBUN MAJID - Saturday, September 24, 2016 - 18:33

ALOR STAR: The National Athletes Welfare Foundation (Yakeb) needs at least RM3 million annually to care for more than 3,000 former national athletes registered with the foundation.

Chang, Husam's lawsuit against 'Wolf of Wall Street' producers dismissed

By NST ONLINE - Saturday, September 24, 2016 - 18:26

KUALA LUMPUR: The class action lawsuit filed in the United States by ‎Tun Dr Mahathir Mohamad’s former political secretary Matthias Chang, and former Pas vice-president Datuk Husam Musa was dismissed yesterday.

Increase interfaith, interracial dialogue programmes in the name of unity, says Jamil Khir

By MASRIWANIE MUHAMADING - Saturday, September 24, 2016 - 17:55

SINTOK: Dialogue programmes involving participants of different races and religions should be conducted more often in order to promote understanding, unity and harmony among Malaysia’s multiracial and multi-religious community, said Minister in the Prime Minister's Department Datuk Seri Jamil Khir B

Man dies while trimming tree, body left trapped in branches

By TEOH PEI YING - Saturday, September 24, 2016 - 17:44

NILAI: A 59 year-old man died while trimming his neighbour’s tree and was left trapped in its branches at Bayu Lake Homes, Mantin here this morning.

Myanmar national nabbed for smuggling out 17 containers of petrol

By OLIVIA MIWIL - Saturday, September 24, 2016 - 17:04

SEMPORNA: Marine police have detained a Myanmar citizen for attempting to smuggle out 17 containers of petrol oil in waters off Omadal island near here on Tuesday.

BN Youth unperturbed over EC's redelineation proposal

By PHUAH KEN LIN and BALVIN KAUR - Saturday, September 24, 2016 - 16:55

GEORGE TOWN: The recent re-delineation exercise proposed by the Election Commission (EC) will not affect Barisan Nasional Youth’s ongoing preparations for the coming general election.

Singaporean riding Ducati killed after crashing into divider

By TEOH PEI YING - Saturday, September 24, 2016 - 15:54

SEREMBAN: A Singaporean man was killed when his Ducati bike crashed into the divider of KM276 of the North-South Expressway near the Seremban rest area here this morning.

No immediate need to fill vacant spiritual adviser post, says Pas

By Ahmad Fairuz Othman - Saturday, September 24, 2016 - 15:27

JOHOR BARU: There is no urgent need to fill the vacancy of the Pas spiritual adviser post for now, said the party's secretary-general, Datuk Takiyuddin Hassan.

Firemen light-up dream of 10 year-old leukaemia girl

By FAISAL ASYRAF - Saturday, September 24, 2016 - 15:20

KUALA LUMPUR: A 10 year-old leukaemia patient's wish to become a firefighter for a day was fulfilled today.

Azmin, Selangor govt, mulling legal action against the EC

By DAWN CHAN - Saturday, September 24, 2016 - 15:06

SHAH ALAM: Selangor Menteri Besar Datuk Seri Azmin Ali and the state government will instruct their lawyers to act against the Election Commission (EC) for providing unsatisfactory answers to questions on their proposed redelineation.

Felcra to develop idle lands to help raise villagers' incomes

By Raja Khalidatul Asrin - Saturday, September 24, 2016 - 14:08

LUMUT: Felcra Bhd will help develop idle lands in rural areas into plantations, in order to increase the income of villagers.

Najib lays out challenges for Puteri to galvanise young women

By Nuradzimmah Daim - Saturday, September 24, 2016 - 13:58

KUALA LUMPUR: Umno president Datuk Seri Najib Razak has outlined two main tasks for its Puteri wing in empowering young women in Malaysia.

Police gain upper hand on traffic enforcement with new ANPR system

By ZAHRATULHAYAT MAT ARIF - Saturday, September 24, 2016 - 13:52

KUALA LUMPUR: Traffic law violators take note: the police have upgraded their traffic enforcement and crime prevention and detection abilities with the implementation of the new Automatic Number Plate Recognition (ANPR) system.

KK mayor laments polluted city beaches, citizens' attitudes

By OLIVIA MIWIL - Saturday, September 24, 2016 - 13:34

KOTA KINABALU: The state of cleanliness at beaches here is below satisfactory level despite many awareness campaigns being held over the years.

Late veteran NST journalist, affectionately known as 'Sagaraga', laid to rest

By Hariz Mohd - Saturday, September 24, 2016 - 13:18

GOMBAK: Former New Straits Times journalist Sager Ahmad, who died of heart failure yesterday, was laid to rest at Sungai Pusu cemetery here this morning.

Allegedly toxic Australian honey product probed by Health Ministry

By Halim Said - Saturday, September 24, 2016 - 13:11

KOTA TINGGI: Claims that the products of an Australian honey manufacturer are poisonous for consumption are being looked into by the Health Ministry.

UM teams up with local gas services companies for R&D collaboration

By ZAFIRA ANWAR - Saturday, September 24, 2016 - 12:52

KUALA LUMPUR: Universiti Malaya (UM) is teaming up with two home-grown oil and gas services companies to jointly work on a project to promote cooperation in research and development in the field of Capacity Building and Local Talent Development.