KUALA LUMPUR: The High Court today set five days from Nov 28 for the hearing of a defamation suit filed by Shah Alam Member of Parliament Khalid Abdul Samad against Datuk Dr Hassan Mohamed Ali relating to the issue of liquor sales, existence of gambling centres and massage parlours in Selangor in 20
KOTA KINABALU: Domestic violence cases in Sabah have dropped from 700 in 2014 to 544 last year, Sabah Medical Emergency Service head Dr Ahmad Hashim said today.
KUALA LUMPUR: The High Court today postponed to Sept 29 the hearing of former-MCA president Tun Dr Ling Liong Sik's bid to strike out Prime Minister Datuk Seri Najib Razak's defamation suit.
ALOR STAR: Police are hunting down a group of men believed to be involved in at least five armed robbery cases in Pendang and Kota Star districts for the past one week.
SUNGAI PETANI: A 59-year-old police corporal, who was on his way to work, was killed in an accident with a car early this morning.
KUALA LUMPUR: Police are tracking down four men whom they believe could shed light on a murder case involving a former triad member in Taman Cheras on Friday.
KUALA LUMPUR: An ex-doctor was charged at the Sessions Court today over multiple sexual offences against a 56-year-old cleaner at a hospital here last year.
KUALA LUMPUR: Police today arrested a woman, believed to be the mother of a newborn baby girl who was found abandoned in front of an apartment unit in Cheras yesterday.
NEW YORK: Malaysia will consider the option of prosecuting the party responsible for downing Malaysia Airlines MH17 after completion of the investigation conducted by the Joint Investigation Team comprising the Netherlands, Malaysia, Australia, Belgium and Ukraine.
MECCA: Every day, a small band of men in red shirts make their way quietly to Masjidil Haram here.
PUTRAJAYA: The Federal Court set two days from Nov 14 to hear an appeal by kindergarten teacher M. Indira Gandhi to challenge the validity of her three children's conversion by her Muslim ex-husband seven years ago.
KUCHING: The BMX track in Bukit Siol here, which has been mired in controversy for its below-standard foundation, has been cordoned off while the Malaysian Anti-Corruption Commission (MACC) completes the technical phase of its probe into the facility.
PUTRAJAYA: Higher Education Minister Datuk Seri Idris Jusoh said the quality and quantity of medical students and schools are under control and within the quota and requirements of the Malaysia Medical Council (MMC).
KUALA LUMPUR: The first female student to attend Malay College Kuala Kangsar (MCKK) died yesterday at the age of 87 at University Malaya Medical Centre (UMMC) here.
PUTRAJAYA: The following are excerpts from the New Straits Times exclusive interview with Higher Education Minister Datuk Seri Idris Jusoh.
KOTA BARU: Pas is ready to work with any political party to face Barisan Nasional (BN) in the next general election, including Tun Dr Mahathir Mohamad’s Parti Pribumi Bersatu Malaysia (Parti Pribumi).
PUTRAJAYA: THE government will push ahead to raise the quality of higher education in Malaysia, with the aim of making one or two universities equal to Cambridge or Oxford University in 20 to 30 years.
BALIK PULAU: THE “Home Managers Programme”, which received lukewarm response when introduced in 2009, has been reactivated.
KUALA LUMPUR: THE two Malaysians, who have been languishing in Guantanamo Bay for about a decade now, will likely remain in the United States’ Department of Defence’s (DoD) custody for a while.
GEORGE TOWN: THE Natural Resources and Environment Ministry has urged the DAP-led Penang government to review all coastal reclamation projects on the island, given their adverse impact on the environment.
KUALA TERENGGANU: Nine Taska Permata Keluarga in Terengganu have been quarantined to check for the spread of hand, foot and mouth disease (HFMD) which have so far infected 401 children.
KUALA LUMPUR: Prime Minister Datuk Seri Najib Tun Razak today congratulated the Malaysian contingent for the country’s best ever achievement in the Rio de Janeiro Olympics in Brazil.
KUALA LUMPUR: Umno information chief Tan Sri Annuar Musa said patriotism is a universal sentiment that needs to be inculcated and not be taken for granted.
BANGKOK: A Universiti Teknologi Malaysia (UTM) professor, Dr Sharifah Rafidah Wan Alwi has been selected as one of the nine finalists for the second ASEAN-US Science Prize for Women in Energy Research.
KUALA LUMPUR: Police earlier today arrested the main suspect in murder case of a man, whose bullet-riddled body was found in Taman Cheras on Sunday.
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SHAH ALAM: Proton Holdings Bhd is expected to identify its foreign strategic partner by the first half of next year.
KUALA LUMPUR: Three robbers were arrested just two hours after they robbed a 24-hour convenience store in Kelana Jaya this morning.
KUALA LUMPUR: A newborn baby girl, with her umbilical cord still attached, was found abandoned on the 12th floor of Putra Suria Residency in Cheras, yesterday.
JOHOR BARU: A six-year-old boy, who was left inside a parked BMW 740i last Saturday and taken away by two suspected car thieves was found safe six hours later.
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