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Najib: MCA never asked for DPM post

By ZAIDI ISHAM ISMAIL - Sunday, 22 January 2017.

LUKUT: MCA has never asked for the deputy prime minister post, says Prime Minister Datuk Seri Najib Razak.

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The forgotten ones: Old folks home residents pine for children during CNY [VIDEO]

By JUNE MOH AND EMBUN MAJID - Sunday, January 22, 2017 - 16:06

KUALA LUMPUR: IN the last six years since Leong Siew Yoong took up residence at an old folks’ home, Persatuan Rumah Caring Kajang, Selangor, she has never celebrated Chinese New Year with family members.

Idris Haron to chair Asian Green Growth Committee advisory

By NST ONLINE - Sunday, January 22, 2017 - 16:04

MALACCA: Malacca Chief Minister Datuk Seri Idris Haron has been appointed to chair the advisory to the Asian Green Growth Committee (AGCC), a body formed to drive the growth of sustainable development in a conducive environment.

Old folks homes: Some children make excuses not to come visit

By JUNE MOH AND EMBUN MAJID - Sunday, January 22, 2017 - 16:01

KUALA LUMPUR: FOR the past five years, 69-year-old Yap Lai Kit has not celebrated Chinese New Year with his family.

'My daughter didn't want to take care of me anymore'

By EMBUN MAJID - Sunday, January 22, 2017 - 16:01

ALOR STAR: “MY family has disowned me, so it is better for me to spend the rest of my life here.”

(Actionline) Toilets for disabled misused at LRT stations

By ACTIONLINE - Sunday, January 22, 2017 - 15:59

S.T. Ling, 50, is appalled by the misuse of toilets for the disabled at LRT stations and priority seats on the trains.

Police nab 39 men running naked at a motivational camp

By T.N. Alagesh - Sunday, January 22, 2017 - 15:53

BENTONG: Police arrested 48 participants, including 39 men, for going all out and blatantly exposing themselves during a supposedly sporting activity at a resort near here yesterday.

Lorry drivers rally to seek justice for beaten-up comrade

By Seri Nor Nadiah Koris - Sunday, January 22, 2017 - 15:11

KUALA LUMPUR: Some 200 lorry drivers gathered at the Sungai Besi toll exit this morning to demonstrate their support for a lorry driver who was beaten up on Jan 14 in Bukit Antarabangsa.

Three Penang police officers injured in scuffle with knife-wielding man

By Audrey Dermawan - Sunday, January 22, 2017 - 15:01

BUKIT MERTAJAM: A police Inspector and two Constables were injured in a scuffle with a man armed with a knife outside an entertainment outlet here early this morning.

No qualms if DAP wants DPM post, says PKR's Zuraida

By NST ONLINE - Sunday, January 22, 2017 - 14:45

SHAH ALAM: PKR has no problem if DAP really wants the deputy prime minister's post as mentioned by Tun Dr Mahathir Mohamad, its Women's chief Zuraida Kamaruddin was quoted as saying yesterday.

Colour of Voices: Multiracial band sings CNY song...in Cantonese

By LAILI ISMAIL - Sunday, January 22, 2017 - 14:43

ACONTEMPORARY acapella group is embodying cultural diversity through music, and this Chinese New Year, it is reminding Malaysians how important it is to treasure diversity.

Dr Mahathir: PPBM to tackle GE14 without PAS

By THE STRAITS TIMES - Sunday, January 22, 2017 - 14:15

KUALA LUMPUR: Tun Dr Mahathir Mohamad looks set to slam the doors shut on PAS, following the latter's apparent reluctance to work with his party, Parti Pribumi Bersatu Malaysia (PPBM).

PKR, PPBM need Pas' strength of support, says senior leader

By SYED UMAR ARIFF - Sunday, January 22, 2017 - 14:06

KUALA LUMPUR: Pas does not need the Pakatan Harapan or Parti Pribumi Bersatu Malaysia (PPBM) to succeed in general elections.

Prosperity toss, glow-in-dark lion dance light up Mahkota Parade

By Kelly Koh - Sunday, January 22, 2017 - 13:45

MALACCA: More than 100 patrons of Mahkota Parade shopping centre here enjoyed an early Chinese New Year surprise when they were invited to participate in a 'Yee Sang' tossing ceremony yesterday.

'I want to work for as long as I am able'

By FERNANDO FONG - Sunday, January 22, 2017 - 13:25

While many people prefer to take it easy after retirement, septuagenarian Mona Chin continues to dedicate her time to the poor and needy, writes FERNANDO FONG

Postcard from Zaharah: Yorkshire lass revels in Malaya school for the deaf

By ZAHARAH OTHMAN - Sunday, January 22, 2017 - 13:05

Joyce Hickes arrived in Penang in 1954 to help open the first school for the deaf in the nation

Kelulut honey women, 'Bee-ting' the odds

By SIM BAK HENG - Sunday, January 22, 2017 - 12:58

The initial venture of three single mothers from Kampung Tempinis in Besut, Terengganu, into stevia farming led to something sweeter and bigger, writes SIM BAK HENG

Kedah philanthropist strikes again: 1,000 chickens given away

By SYAHID SOKRI - Sunday, January 22, 2017 - 12:36

SUNGAI PETANI: Local philanthropist Abd Ghani Haron, who has made headlines for his tremendous acts of charity here – including giving away petrol to 1,500 motorcyclists, donating 10 tonnes of rice to villagers, and distributing 1,200 bottles of cooking oil to needy families – today gave away 1,000

MH370 families plead for search to continue at Australia meet

By AFP - Sunday, January 22, 2017 - 11:28

SYDNEY: Grieving relatives of MH370 passengers will appeal for the hunt for the missing airliner to continue at a meeting between the Australian and Malaysian transport ministers in Perth on Sunday.

Another case of youths drowning: Two students disappear off Kelantan beach

By Bernama - Sunday, January 22, 2017 - 11:23

BACHOK: Two Tahfiz students are feared drowned after they went missing while swimming with five friends at Pantai Kampung Nipah here today.

Floods return to northern Sabah, rivers reach danger levels

By OLIVIA MIWIL - Sunday, January 22, 2017 - 11:18

KOTA MARUDU: Rising flood waters forced the evacuation of up to 427 people from 100 families from here, Pitas and Paitan by 9.30am today.

Online scammers claim another Sabah victim, RM5,100 lost

By Awang Ali Omar - Sunday, January 22, 2017 - 10:47

SANDAKAN: A Form 5 student has fallen prey to an online scammer after losing RM5,100 to a supposed American friend whom she befriended via social media.

LDP, Sprint, Kesas highway users to enjoy CNY discounts

By Bernama - Sunday, January 22, 2017 - 10:32

PUCHONG: Lingkaran Trans Kota Sdn Bhd (Litrak) has announced toll discounts on Jan 28 in conjunction with Chinese New Year celebrations.

Kelantan floods worsen considerably; almost 12,000 people evacuated

By Bernama - Sunday, January 22, 2017 - 10:24

KOTA BARU: The number of flood victims in Kelantan shot up to 11,748 from 3,255 families as at 8am today, compared to 9,220 from 2,587 families at 8pm last night.

Shah Alam kicks off Car-Free Day with CNY flourish

By DAWN CHAN - Sunday, January 22, 2017 - 10:15

SHAH ALAM: The inaugural Shah Alam Car-Free Day walk kicked off this morning with a Chinese New Year touch, when it was flagged off with a lion dance performance by Sheng Yi Dragon and Lion Dance troupe.

Zahid congratulates Pence on US VP appointment

By HASHINI KAVISHTRI KANNAN - Sunday, January 22, 2017 - 10:08

PUTRAJAYA: Deputy Prime Minister Datuk Seri Dr Ahmad Zahid Hamidi today extended his congratulations to Mike Pence on his appointment as vice president of the United States.

T'ganu flood situation deteriorates, 4,449 evacuated this morning

By Zarina Abdullah - Sunday, January 22, 2017 - 09:59

KUALA TERENGGANU: Flooding in the state has reached a critical level with the number of flood evacuees skyrocketing to 4,449 people from 1,277 families, and 17 more relief centres being opened in four districts this morning.

Driver burnt to death, another killed in NSE crash

By Bernama - Sunday, January 22, 2017 - 09:00

IPOH: Two people were killed, including one who was completely charred in an accident involving three vehicles at Km201.2 North-South Expressway near Bukit Merah last night.

Teenager feared downed off Banggi island, body found 2 days later

By AARON LEE - Saturday, January 21, 2017 - 22:51

KUDAT: The search for a missing teenager who was feared drowned near Banggi Island on Thursday, ended when the body was found some 30 meters from the Dogoton camp this afternoon.

Education Ministry upset over news portal's misquotation of Harvard professor's remarks on M'sian higher learning

By MELISSA DARLYNE CHOW - Saturday, January 21, 2017 - 22:03

KUALA LUMPUR: The Education Ministry has expressed regret over how the opinions of Harvard researcher Prof Lant Pritchett, on the state of higher education in Malaysia, was wrongly characterised in the headline of a news portal recently.

1,000 Chatime workers in limbo as franchise's fate thrown into doubt

By Farezza Hanum Rashid - Saturday, January 21, 2017 - 21:38

KUALA LUMPUR: The livelihood of over 1,000 workers is at stake with the premature termination of the Chatime franchise by franchisor La Kaffa International Co. Ltd. of Taiwan.