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Puchong grenade attack: Business rivalry or revenge?

By HARIZ MOHD AND HANI SHARMIRA SHAHRUDIN - Tuesday, 28 June 2016.

SUBANG JAYA: Police are investigating whether the incident which took place at a nightclub in Puchong last night was due to business rivalry or revenge.

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SPAD zooms in to nab ticket touts in Larkin

By Halim Said - Tuesday, June 28, 2016 - 19:00

JOHOR BARU: Three ticket touts including an elderly man in his 50s, were caught by a Land and Public Transport Commission (SPAD) enforcement team in an operation at the Larkin Sentral bus terminal today.

Boy's spine broken after bullying incident over 'bad haircut'

By EMBUN MAJID - Tuesday, June 28, 2016 - 18:53

ALOR STAR: A case of mistaken identity landed a 13-year-old boy in hospital with a broken spine.

Property experts to share insights at MyRumah Property Showcase in JB

By Awaina Arbee - Tuesday, June 28, 2016 - 18:52

KUALA LUMPUR: A total of 22 property experts will share their expertise with the public during the second MyRumah Property Showcase, set to take place at Komtar JBCC from July 29 to 31 in Johor Baru.

It's like homecoming for Mah Siew Keong

By FAZLEENA AZIZ - Tuesday, June 28, 2016 - 18:02

PUTRAJAYA: Datuk Seri Mah Siew Keong feels like he is “finally home” after assuming the post of Plantation Industries and Commodities Minister.

Woman on fire after using handphone while filling up petrol

By NST ONLINE - Tuesday, June 28, 2016 - 17:40

KUALA LUMPUR: A woman sustained burns on 60 per cent of her body when she was engulfed by flames after using her handphone at a petrol station in Setapak Indah this afternoon.

Museums Msia manager and 3 officers nabbed by MACC for false claims

By Kelly Koh - Tuesday, June 28, 2016 - 17:21

MALACCA: A manager and three officers from the Department of Museums Malaysia were arrested by the Malaysian Anti-Corruption Commission (MACC) here, for their involvement in submitting false claims.

Over 50pct Msian parents willing to take on debt to fund children's education

By Bernama - Tuesday, June 28, 2016 - 16:57

KUALA LUMPUR: More than 50 per cent of Malaysian parents are willing to go into debt to fund their child’s education, on top of the fact that 80 per cent of them are funding their child’s education from day-to-day income, a HSBC survey revealed.

Mechanical engineer makes millions by exporting durians

By Bernama - Tuesday, June 28, 2016 - 16:43

BANDAR BAHARU: Being passionate about something can really pay off, if one is willing to learn and explore opportunities.

Dengue cases on the rise in 12 states nationwide

By Azura Abas - Tuesday, June 28, 2016 - 15:17

PUTRAJAYA: The number of dengue cases in the country is on the rise, with a 10 to 20 per cent increase for three straight weeks.

Three Penang Umno lawmakers reject appointment as Penang Transport Council members

By PHUAH KEN LIN - Tuesday, June 28, 2016 - 14:50

GEORGE TOWN: Three state Umno lawmakers have refused to sign their appointment letters as Penang Transport Council (PTC) members as the trio are not allowed to influence the implementation of the RM27 billion Penang Transport Master Plan (PTMP).

New ministers, deputy ministers sworn in before Agong

By Bernama - Tuesday, June 28, 2016 - 14:34

KUALA LUMPUR: Newly appointed Second Finance Minister Datuk Johari Abdul Ghani today led the line-up of ministers and deputy ministers who took their oath of office, loyalty and secrecy before Yang di-Pertuan Agong Tuanku Abdul Halim Mu’adzam Shah.

Klia2 branding issue: AirAsia chief to meet minister

By Bernama - Tuesday, June 28, 2016 - 13:26

KUALA LUMPUR: AirAsia Group Chief Tan Sri Tony Fernandes will be meeting Transport Minister Datuk Seri Liow Tiong Lai tomorrow to discuss the klia2 branding issue.

Semporna Umno still intact despite resignations

By OLIVIA MIWIL - Tuesday, June 28, 2016 - 13:11

KOTA KINABALU: Semporna Umno is still intact despite the division’s vice-chief Datuk Dr Jaujan Sambakong, as well as leaders of three wings and branches having announced their resignation from the party yesterday.

Malaysia's third oldest Catholic Church to get RM2.5m facelift

By Marina Emmanuel - Tuesday, June 28, 2016 - 13:04

GEORGE TOWN: Malaysia's third oldest Catholic Church - the Assumption Church - is set to get a facelift via a RM2.5 million restoration project.

Graphic designer gets 20 months jail for possessing IS material

By Shanti Gunaratnam - Tuesday, June 28, 2016 - 12:57

KUALA LUMPUR: A graphic designer was sentenced to 20 months jail by the High Court on two charges of possessing terrorism related items and also counterfeit money.

Explosion: Wedding anniversary celebration turns awry for couple

By Bernama - Tuesday, June 28, 2016 - 12:55

KUALA LUMPUR: A surprise wedding anniversary celebration arranged by a man for his wife ended in a tragedy when the couple were among eight people injured in an explosion which occurred at an entertainment outlet in Puchong early today.

'Semporna Umno members should not act emotionally'

By Roy Goh - Tuesday, June 28, 2016 - 12:27

KOTA KINABALU: Umno members in Semporna will end up losing all they have struggled for by making emotional decisions.

Six children with diphtheria discharged from hospital

By EMBUN MAJID - Tuesday, June 28, 2016 - 12:19

ALOR STAR: Six children who were warded for diphtheria in Kedah have been allowed to return home on Monday.

More Malaysian companies are increasing women's participation in workforce

By KOI KYE LEE - Tuesday, June 28, 2016 - 11:34

KUALA LUMPUR: More Malaysian companies are answering the government's call to increase women's participation in the workforce.

Sarawak respects PM's decision not to appoint full minister from Sarawak

By Bernama - Tuesday, June 28, 2016 - 11:25

KUCHING: Barisan Nasional and Parti Pesaka Bumiputera Bersatu respect Prime Minister Datuk Seri Najib Razak’s decision not to appoint a member of parliament from Sarawak as full minister in his cabinet reshuffle yesterday.

Sufficient British Pound Sterling available

By B. SURESH RAM - Tuesday, June 28, 2016 - 10:04

KUALA LUMPUR: There is sufficient supply of British Pound Sterling in the market to meet the current demand.

Semporna Umno members quit en masse following Shafie suspension

By Bernama - Tuesday, June 28, 2016 - 09:00

SEMPORNA: Semporna Umno division vice-chief Datuk Dr Jaujan Sambakong, leader of three wings and 300 branch chiefs have quit the party.

[VIDEO] At least six injured in Puchong nightclub attack

By Hariz Mohd - Tuesday, June 28, 2016 - 08:48

SUBANG JAYA: At least six people were injured in an incident believed to be petrol bomb attack at a night club in Puchong, here, early this morning.

Lorry driver detained for alleged incest

By Bernama - Monday, June 27, 2016 - 23:45

IPOH: A lorry driver has been detained by the police for alleged incest involving his teenage step-daughter.

TMJ names daughter Tunku Khalsom Aminah Sofiah

By Bernama - Monday, June 27, 2016 - 23:19

JOHOR BAHARU: The first child of Tunku Mahkota Johor Tunku Ismail Sultan Ibrahim who was born two days ago, has been named Yang Amat Mulia Tunku Khalsom Aminah Sofiah.

No retraction or apology over kafir statement says Pahang Mufti

By Bernama - Monday, June 27, 2016 - 23:00

KUANTAN: Pahang Mufti Datuk Seri Dr Abdul Rahman Osman today insisted that he would neither retract his statement nor apologise to DAP over his earlier remarks labelling DAP as ‘kafir harbi’.

Wave clouds' in Sabah making waves on social media

By Roy Goh - Monday, June 27, 2016 - 22:35

KOTA KINABALU: Strange looking clouds that appear like big waves caught the attention of many in districts along the west coast of Sabah.

Hishammuddin: RMAF plane not intercepted by Indonesian jets

By Bernama - Monday, June 27, 2016 - 21:44

KUALA LUMPUR: The Royal Malaysian Air Force aircraft C-130 was not intercepted by Tentera Nasional Indonesia-Angkatan Udara jets on Saturday.

Appointment of Rahman, Nasrun in new cabinet is recognition for Sabah

By Kristy Inus - Monday, June 27, 2016 - 21:26

KOTA KINABALU: Sabah Chief Minister Datuk Seri Musa Aman has welcomed the Federal cabinet reshuffling, as announced by Prime Minister Datuk Seri Najib Razak.

Toll free ride on Maju Expressway on July 6

By FAZLEENA AZIZ - Monday, June 27, 2016 - 20:56

PUTRAJAYA: In conjunction with the Hari Raya Aidilfitri celebration, more than 82,000 drivers will be able to enjoy a toll free ride on the Maju Expressway (MEX) from midnight to 11.59pm on July 6.