Malaysia expected to grow at up to 5 percent in 2017 - PM Najib

By Reuters - Thursday, 20 October 2016.

KUALA LUMPUR: Malaysian Prime Minister Najib Razak said on Thursday that he expects the economy to improve further in 2017, with growth of up to 5 percent.


Police Stagg team smash KL gambling den with VIP features

By HANI SHAMIRA SHAHRUDIN - Friday, October 21, 2016 - 01:11

KUALA LUMPUR: Police last night busted another illegal gambling den, which had been operating next to a hotel for more than three months in a bid to evade detection.

UiTM set to celebrate 25,720 graduates at its 85th convocation ceremony

By Hariz Mohd - Friday, October 21, 2016 - 01:01

SHAH ALAM: Universiti Teknologi Mara’s (UiTM) 85th convocation ceremony will kick off this Saturday with 25,720 graduates set to

Princess Anne scheduled for three-day visit to Malaysia on Oct 29

By Veena Babulal - Friday, October 21, 2016 - 00:46

KUALA LUMPUR: British Royal Princess Anne is scheduled to arrive Malaysia for a three day visit from Oct 29.

Rotavirus vaccine only to be included in the National Immunisation Programme if conditions are met

By Bernama - Thursday, October 20, 2016 - 23:06

KUALA LUMPUR: The Rotavirus vaccine will be included in the National Immunisation Programme (NIP) if the mortality rate due to the disease for children aged five years and below exceeds 10 per cent.

Media Prima bag six awards at 10th Health Media Awards 2016

By JUNE MOH - Thursday, October 20, 2016 - 22:26

KUALA LUMPUR: Media Prima Bhd bagged six awards at the 10th Health Media Awards 2016 tonight at the Eastin Hotel.

Concrete water tank collapses, killing one and injuring two in Malacca

By Kelly Koh - Thursday, October 20, 2016 - 21:49

MALACCA: A construction worker was killed and two others injured when they were crushed by a concrete water tank under construction at University Teknikal Malaysia Melaka (UTeM) here today.

Govt to table 'responsible' Budget & safeguard people's well-being

By Bernama - Thursday, October 20, 2016 - 21:25

KUALA LUMPUR: The government will table a responsible budget for next year, taking into account the concerns of all segments of society and deliver on the promises it made to the people in the elections, a senior government official of the Ministry of Finance, said today.

Najib headed to Thailand to pay last respects to King Bhumibol

By FAZLEENA AZIZ - Thursday, October 20, 2016 - 21:01

PUTRAJAYA: Prime Minister Datuk Seri Najib Razak will visit Thailand on Oct 22 to pay his last respects to the late King Bhumibol Adulyadej.

To the rescue: 5th iMIREX competition kicks off in Ayer Keroh

By Kelly Koh - Thursday, October 20, 2016 - 20:54

MALACCA: Some 500 participants from across the globe took part in the 5th International Major Incidence and Rescue Exercise (iMIREX) competition 2016 held at the National Service Training Programme (PLKN) camp in Ayer Keroh recreational forest here today.

There's safety in uniformity, tourist boats in Semporna will now be in white and green

By OLIVIA MIWIL - Thursday, October 20, 2016 - 20:39

SEMPORNA: Sixty tourist boats here will be in uniformed shades of white and green as part of the rebranding efforts by the state’s Tourism and Culture Ministry (MOTAC).

Scarf trader lost RM2 million in pre-dawn fire

By Zarina Abdullah - Thursday, October 20, 2016 - 20:29

KUALA TERENGGANU: A scarf trader lost nearly RM2 million after her outlet in Jalan Sultan Omar, was destroyed in a fire early today.

Najib: 2017 Budget to be a 'commitment Budget'

By B. SURESH RAM - Thursday, October 20, 2016 - 20:26

KUALA LUMPUR: Prime Minister Datuk Seri Najib Razak said the 2017 Budget will be a commitment budget.

IGP regrets alleged assault on doctor by the Special Task Force, but no official apology will be issued

By FAISAL ASYRAF - Thursday, October 20, 2016 - 20:09

KUALA LUMPUR: Inspector General of Police Tan Sri Khalid Abu Bakar yesterday expressed his regret over an incident where the Special Task Force on Organised Crime unit allegedly assaulted a medical officer at the Serdang Hospital.

Boy sent to clinic for leg injury, pronounced dead on arrival

By Halim Said - Thursday, October 20, 2016 - 19:35

MERSING: An 11-year-old disabled boy, rushed to a health clinic in Endau here for a leg injury, was pronounced dead upon arrival.

Pas' hudud-linked bill, yet to be tabled

By AINA NASA - Thursday, October 20, 2016 - 19:05

KUALA LUMPUR: Whether Pas’ Private Member’s Bill will be debated or not in the Dewan Rakyat depends on the government, according to the Standing Orders of the Dewan Rakyat, Rule 15.

SUV catches fire on expressway, charred remains of man found inside

By Rizalman Hammim - Thursday, October 20, 2016 - 19:01

JOHOR BARU: A man was killed when his multi-purpose vehicle caught fire on the Senai-Desaru Expressway early this morning.

Town & Country Planning Bill 2016 passed in Dewan Rakyat

By FERNANDO FONG - Thursday, October 20, 2016 - 18:55

KUALA LUMPUR: The Town and Country Planning (Amendment) Bill 2016, tabled for its second reading in the Dewan Rakyat today, was passed after a vote by division with 63 for and 51 against.

Anti-gambling ops nails 44 people at three KL shopping malls

By NAIM ZULKIFLI - Thursday, October 20, 2016 - 18:47

KUALA LUMPUR: City police from the Anti-Vice, Gaming and Secret Societies Division (D7) busted seven illegal gambling dens today as part of the ongoing Ops Dadu operation.

Jamal Yunos released on bail, promptly declares war on Bersih

By HANI SHAMIRA SHAHRUDIN - Thursday, October 20, 2016 - 18:28

KUALA LUMPUR: Red Shirts leader Datuk Seri Jamal Yunos was released on police bail today.

Get Starbucks Frappuccino delivered to you tomorrow via Uber

By NST ONLINE - Thursday, October 20, 2016 - 18:17

KUALA LUMPUR: Dying for a frappuccino but stuck in the office?

Economic Report 2016/2017 available for purchase tomorrow

By HASHINI KAVISHTRI KANNAN - Thursday, October 20, 2016 - 18:05

PUTRAJAYA: The Finance Ministry will make the 2016/2017 Economic Report available for purchase from 4pm tomorrow.

Abusive elements evident with usage of snake in training camp, says IGP

By FAISAL ASYRAF - Thursday, October 20, 2016 - 18:02

KUALA LUMPUR: Police believe there are abusive elements in the recent incident of students having to wade through a mud pool with a snake thrown in.

Three more remanded in MACC investigation of Sabah corruption scandal

By AVILA GERALDINE - Thursday, October 20, 2016 - 17:51

TAWAU: Three officers attached with the Sabah Water Department have been remanded for four days starting today, to facilitate the Malaysian Anti-Corruption Commission (MACC)’s ongoing investigation over a multi-million ringgit graft case.

Caiman, bearcat, tiger cub among animals rescued in nationwide op

By Azura Abas - Thursday, October 20, 2016 - 17:48

PUTRAJAYA: The Wildlife Department rescued 30 endangered and exotic animals, including a tiger cub, in five raids nationwide under Op Taring 4 yesterday.

Orphans embroiled in family feud over donations may be taken in by Welfare Department

By HASHINI KAVISHTRI KANNAN - Thursday, October 20, 2016 - 17:39

PUTRAJAYA: The Welfare Department may take two little sisters, who were orphaned when their parents were killed in a car accident along Duke Highway last year, into their care if the ongoing family dispute over money is not settled.

New director named for Sabah Water Department

By AVILA GERALDINE - Thursday, October 20, 2016 - 17:13

KOTA KINABALU: The state government has appointed senior officer Wilis @ Mojiron Ansoi as the new director for the Sabah Water Department.

Singapore praises Malaysia on its tough stance on drugs

By HANA NAZ HARUN - Thursday, October 20, 2016 - 17:05

SINGAPORE: Singapore has praised Malaysia’s tough stance to curb drug-related problems in the country and the Asean region.

In service for 41 years, retiree proud to have served the people

By OLIVIA MIWIL - Thursday, October 20, 2016 - 17:00

KOTA KINABALU: A retiree never thought he will survive 41 years of service at the Fire and Rescue department here when he was almost electrocuted in his first year.

Alleged murderer of RTD officer and future brother-in-law remanded for a week

By Zarina Abdullah - Thursday, October 20, 2016 - 16:56

KUALA TERENGGANU: A 29 year-old carpenter who stabbed his future brother-in-law to death at Kompleks Seri Iman here has been remanded for seven days.

Python mud pit fallout: APM school training modules to be revised

By ZAHRATULHAYAT MAT ARIF - Thursday, October 20, 2016 - 16:35

KUALA KANGSAR: All team-building training modules for primary school pupils organised by the Civil Defence Department (APM) will be reviewed and revised.