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Abu Kassim: FBI had requested MACC's assistance on cheating, money-laundering probe

By Sharifah Mahsinah Abdullah - Sunday, 24 July 2016.

KOTA BARU: The Malaysian Anti-Corruption Commission (MACC) today confirmed it is cooperating with the United States' Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI) on an investigation into a businessman accused of cheating and money-laundering.

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Explosion rocks bank in Muadzam Shah

By Nik Imran Abdullah - Monday, July 25, 2016 - 10:29

MUADZAM SHAH: A bank in Muadzam Shah was severely damaged after an explosion took place at the outlet early this morning.

Uphold Malaysia's sovereignty, reject extremism, says Najib

By ADRIAN LAI AND RAHMAT KHAIRULRIJAL - Monday, July 25, 2016 - 01:17

BAGAN DATOH: Prime Minister Datuk Seri Najib Razak has called on all Malaysians to uphold the nation’s sovereignty and to reject militant extremism to preserve the country’s peace.

Man killed in car crash along East Coast Expressway 2

By ADRIAN DAVID - Sunday, July 24, 2016 - 23:20

DUNGUN: A motorist was killed when he lost control of his car at KM374.1 of the East Coast Highway 2 along the Kuantan-Kuala Terengganu stretch, yesterday.

Penang Gerakan extends condolences over Chui's death

By Audrey Dermawan - Sunday, July 24, 2016 - 22:38

GEORGE TOWN: Penang Gerakan has expressed its heartfelt condolences to former Penang chief minister Tan Sri Dr Koh Tsu Koon over the passing of his wife, Puan Sri Chui Kah Peng, today.

PM Najib joins 20,000 crowd at Tourism Ministry Aidilfitri open house

By RAHMAT KHAIRULRIJAL - Sunday, July 24, 2016 - 22:04

BAGAN DATOH: Prime Minister Datuk Seri Najib Razak and his wife Datin Seri Rosmah Mansor joined more than 20,000 guests in a colourful national-level Hari Raya Aidilfitri open house here tonight.

From banker to humanitaran: How one woman gave up her career to become a MyCorps volunteer

By FAIRUZ MOHD SHAHAR - Sunday, July 24, 2016 - 21:19

PUTRAJAYA: She had a stable, lucrative career as a banker. However, A. Gayathri still felt that there was something missing in her life.

Four Vietnamese vessels detained for illegally fishing in Terengganu waters

By Adrian David and Zarina Abdullah - Sunday, July 24, 2016 - 20:15

KUALA TERENGGANU: Four Vietnamese vessels, worth a total of RM1.7 million, were seized by the Malaysian Maritime Enforcement Agency (MMEA) for illegally fishing off Terengganu waters, on Friday.

PAN talks on Penang snap polls inconclusive

By C. Premananthini - Sunday, July 24, 2016 - 19:39

SABAK BERNAM: Parti Amanah Negara (PAN) has yet to make a decision on whether to support the call for a snap election in Penang.

Eighth drowning victim found in Kota Tinggi capsize incident [VIDEO]

By Halim Said - Sunday, July 24, 2016 - 18:00

KOTA TINGGI: An eighth drowning victim was found at 4.10pm, while 20 people are still feared missing in a boat capsize incident in Pantai Batu Layar, here.

Pas doubts Penang snap polls will materialise

By Audrey Dermawan - Sunday, July 24, 2016 - 17:19

TASEK GELUGOR: Pas has cast doubt that the proposed snap polls for Penang will go on as planned.

Four Indonesian human-trafficking victims rescued in Sg Petani

By EMBUN MAJID - Sunday, July 24, 2016 - 16:58

SUNGAI PETANI: Police rescued four Indonesian women, believed to be victims of human trafficking, at a house in Taman Mulia, here early this morning.

Six shops razed in Langkawi morning blaze

By Hamzah Osman - Sunday, July 24, 2016 - 16:18

LANGKAWI: Six single-storey shops in Pekan Maksirat were destroyed when fire broke out at the shoplot area this morning.

Kota Tinggi boat capsize: Three more bodies found, total stands at seven dead

By HALIM SAID and AHMAD FAIRUZ OTHMAN - Sunday, July 24, 2016 - 16:14

KOTA TINGGI: Three more bodies were recovered off Pantai Batu Layar here today, bringing the total to seven bodies recovered after last night's capsized boat incident involving illegal Indonesian immigrants.

Awang Adek's return to politics after two-year US stint boon to Kelantan: Mustapa

By Bernama - Sunday, July 24, 2016 - 15:59

MACHANG: The decision of former Malaysian ambassador to the United States Datuk Dr Awang Adek Hussain to be active again in politics will impact greatly on development in the state.

Second child in Kedah family dies of diphtheria

By MASRIWANIE MUHAMADING - Sunday, July 24, 2016 - 15:54

SUNGAI PETANI: An 11-month-old baby, who had been in critical condition after contracting diphtheria a month ago, has died.

Malaysia condemns 'sickened' Kabul attack

By Bernama - Sunday, July 24, 2016 - 15:14

KUALA LUMPUR: Malaysia condemns Saturday’s attack in Kabul, Afghanistan as Prime Minister Datuk Seri Najib Razak said “murder of innocents are never justified.”

Terengganu MB tells civil servants: Be problem-solvers, not pencil-pushers

By ADRIAN DAVID - Sunday, July 24, 2016 - 14:40

KUALA TERENGGANU: Civil servants should be problem-solvers, instead of giving the public the runaround when approached for assistance.

Education Ministry to ensure no extremist 'sleeper cells' among teachers, students

By EMBUN MAJID - Sunday, July 24, 2016 - 14:36

KUALA NERANG: The Education Ministry will take necessary precautions to ensure that there are no underground movements or "sleeper cells" to promote extremism among teachers and students.

Tun Mustapha Park, Malaysia's largest marine park, officially launched

By AVILA GERALDINE - Sunday, July 24, 2016 - 14:12

KUDAT: Sabah Chief Minister Datuk Seri Musa Aman launched Tun Mustapha Park (TMP), Malaysia's biggest marine park, here today.

Slowly but surely, things are looking up for Cameron Highlands

By NABILAH HAMUDIN - Sunday, July 24, 2016 - 13:58

CAMERON HIGHLANDS: The government's continuous efforts to curb land encroachment activities in Cameron Highlands is beginning to bear fruit.

Body of boy who drowned in Ampang drain turns up in Klang a day later

By FAISAL ASYRAF - Sunday, July 24, 2016 - 13:26

KUALA LUMPUR: The body of 10-year-old boy, who fell into a drain at Ampang on Thursday, was eventually found in Sungai Pinang in Klang yesterday.

Girl, 15, among those detained by Immigration in Johor flesh trade crackdown

By Halim Said - Sunday, July 24, 2016 - 12:31

BATU PAHAT: Two nightclubs in Yong Peng and a reflexology centre in Kluang were raided early today for employing illegal immigrants as workers.

Birthday wishes pour in for PM Najib on social media

By AMIN MOKHTAR - Sunday, July 24, 2016 - 11:27

KUALA LUMPUR: Netizens from throughout the nation took to social media to wish Prime Minister Datuk Seri Najib Razak a happy birthday today.

Predators in cyberspace

Sunday, July 24, 2016 - 11:10

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Expert calls for water birth to be included in medical curriculum

Sunday, July 24, 2016 - 11:05

SHOULD the Health Ministry decide to allow water births at hospitals and clinics, it must ensure that doctors and midwives are adequately trained, says a medical expert.  

'It's an empowering experience'

Sunday, July 24, 2016 - 11:02

MOTHERS who have undergone water birth describe it as one of the best delivery options as it is calm and does not involve drugs.

Is water birth a boon or bane?

By THARANYA ARUMUGAM - Sunday, July 24, 2016 - 11:02

MORE women are opting for water birth over traditional delivery methods as they believe that it is a more relaxed and less painful experience that promotes a midwife-led model of care.

'Bomb meant for Klang Valley attack'

By Hariz Mohd - Sunday, July 24, 2016 - 11:01

KUALA LUMPUR: The home-made bomb seized by anti-terrorist police on Tuesday following a nationwide swoop on suspected Islamic State militants was strong enough to completely destroy a vehicle.

'No Malaysians affected in shooting'

Sunday, July 24, 2016 - 11:01

PUTRAJAYA: No Malaysians were affected in the shooting incident at the Olympia Einkaufzentrum shopping mall in Munich, Germany, on Friday.

It was madness, says Malaysian

By JUNE MOH - Sunday, July 24, 2016 - 11:00

IT was the most terrifying episode of their lives. A vacationing Malaysian family was having dinner at a restaurant in Munich, Germany, on Friday when they saw a most unsettling scene in the street outside.