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Next-of-kin of Chiang Mai bus crash victims to fly to Thailand today

By Ahmad Fairuz Othman - Monday, 21 December 2015.

BATU PAHAT: Family members of the Chiang Mai bus crash victims are scheduled to fly to the northern Thai city today via Kuala Lumpur International Airport.

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Johor Causeway gridlock woes continue

By Halim Said - Monday, December 21, 2015 - 11:07

JOHOR BARU: The Causeway Link congestion began to spiral as early as 7am today with many motorists entering the Woodlands Checkpoint.

Court deems activist's arrest, charge for insulting Islam 'unlawful'

By HIDIR REDUAN - Monday, December 21, 2015 - 10:35

PUTRAJAYA: The Court of Appeal today ruled that the arrest and prosecution of activist Dr Kassim Ahmad for allegedly insulting Islam and disobeying Islamic authorities, was unlawful.

TM moves beyond connectivity

By A Jalil Hamid And Lokman Mansor - Monday, December 21, 2015 - 10:32

KUALA LUMPUR: Telekom Malaysia Bhd (TM), fresh from securing RM3.4 billion worth of deals to expand broadband services nationwide, is moving closer to its transformation as the nation’s convergence champion.

'We will continue to transform in line with our new vision'

Monday, December 21, 2015 - 10:31

EXCERPTS from the exclusive interview with Telekom Malaysia Bhd group chief executive officer Tan Sri Zamzamzairani Mohd Isa

How TM bounced back under Zam

Monday, December 21, 2015 - 10:30

KUALA LUMPUR: Tan Sri Zamzamzairani Mohd Isa believes in a greater purpose and has a knack for looking at the glass half full when it comes to criticism.

Tawau folk spooked by early morning tremors

By Roy Goh - Monday, December 21, 2015 - 09:27

TAWAU: Tremors were felt here when an earthquake measuring 6.2 on the Richter scale struck Tarakan in North Kalimantan, Indonesia earlier this morning.

Less than 800 new HIV/AIDS cases targeted in 2030

By Farezza Hanum Rashid - Monday, December 21, 2015 - 00:54

PETALING JAYA: By 2030, there should be less than 800 new HIV/AIDS cases.

58 immigrants arrested in Kota Kinabalu

By OLIVIA MIWIL - Monday, December 21, 2015 - 00:34

KOTA KINABALU: Police arrested 58 people in several areas in the city during an integrated operation here.

Four-year-old boy dies of suspected abuse, mother's boyfriend detained

By DAWN CHAN - Sunday, December 20, 2015 - 23:38

KLANG: A 39-year-old man has been arrested by police at a house at Kampung Sungai Udang in Teluk Pulai on the suspicion that he had killed his girlfriend's four-year-old son.

Human leg found on Batu Kawan river bank

Sunday, December 20, 2015 - 22:57

NIBONG TEBAL: Residents near the Batu Kawan Quarry here stumbled upon a severed human right leg on a river bank in the area yesterday evening.

JPS issues flood warning for Beaufort

Sunday, December 20, 2015 - 22:50

KOTA KINABALU: The Drainage and Irrigation Department (JPS) is forecasting the water level of Sg Padas, Beaufort to surpass its danger level at 3 am tomorrow (Dec 21).

Chiang Mai crash: Msians were part of Batu Pahat tour group

By Chuah Bee Kim and Ahmad Fairuz Othman - Sunday, December 20, 2015 - 22:42

BATU PAHAT: A travel agency based here has confirmed that the 13 Malaysians who died in the tour bus crash in Chiang Mai were from its tour group in the northern Thai city.

USM, IIUM to spearhead M'sia's push towards becoming halal powerhouse

By PHUAH KEN LIN - Sunday, December 20, 2015 - 20:39

GEORGE TOWN: The stage is set for Malaysia to become a powerhouse in the halal industry with inputs from Universiti Sains Malaysia (USM) and the International Islamic University Malaysia (IIUM).

Brawl between customers and handphone sellers forces Kota Raya closure

By Hariz Mohd - Sunday, December 20, 2015 - 20:17

KUALA LUMPUR: A brawl between a group of dissatisfied customers and several handphone sellers this evening forced the Kota Raya shopping complex to pull down its shutters early.

Two policemen injured after being rammed during Perak high-speed chase

By Seri Nor Nadiah Koris - Sunday, December 20, 2015 - 19:58

BIDOR: Two policemen were injured when they were rammed by a car driven by two teenagers during a high speed chase here last night.

22,830 entries submitted for panda cub naming competition

Sunday, December 20, 2015 - 19:52

ESTHER LANDAU

Family of five cheat death in Raub accident

Sunday, December 20, 2015 - 17:55

NOR AIN MOHAMED RADHI

Bring Bernard's remains home: Najib

By LAILI ISMAIL - Sunday, December 20, 2015 - 17:02

KUALA LUMPUR: Prime Minister Datuk Seri Najib Razak wants Malaysian officials to collaborate with Philippine authorities to immediately bring home the remains of the Malaysian Bernard Then Ted Fen.

JB to introduce new measures to reduce traffic congestion

By Chuah Bee Kim - Sunday, December 20, 2015 - 16:37

JOHOR BARU: In a bid to ease the congestion in the city centre, the Johor Baru City Council (MBJB) will be introducing a new parking system on April 1 next year.

Man found hung from arch along Federal Highway

By Hariz Mohd - Sunday, December 20, 2015 - 16:01

KUALA LUMPUR: The body of a businessman was found hanging from an arch at the Federal Highway, here, about 4.30am today.

Cook murders wife with meat cleaver, then tries to take own life

By Halim Said - Sunday, December 20, 2015 - 14:30

JOHOR BARU: A 52-year old cook was arrested today for killing his wife with a meat cleaver and a pair of scissors at their house in Taman Kluang Barat this morning.

Msian man dies in Abu Dhabi factory boiler explosion

Sunday, December 20, 2015 - 14:05

BESUT: A Malaysian working in Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates lost his life in an explosion involving a boiler he was inspecting at a plastic manufacturing factory there early yesterday.

Silat display at wedding turns bloody after man is stabbed to death with keris

By OLIVIA MIWIL - Sunday, December 20, 2015 - 13:18

LABUAN: A traditional silat display at a wedding turned bloody when one of the exponents stabbed his 'opponent' with a keris, killing him.

Teen girl dies after father accidentally crashes MPV into parked trailer

By Seri Nor Nadiah Koris - Sunday, December 20, 2015 - 12:57

GERIK: A 13-year-old girl died when the vehicle she was in rammed into a parked trailer at Km 3 of the Gerik-Jeli East-West Highway early this morning.

Eight-year-old bids farewell to parents, sisters who died in Terengganu waterfall tragedy

By SITI NURSURAYA ALI - Sunday, December 20, 2015 - 12:40

KUALA TERENGGANU: Little Mohd Hasif Mohd Halim, 8, initially appeared stoic when met at his grandmother's home in Batu Arang yesterday.

Wisma Putra says EU resolution unfortunate

By B. SURESH RAM - Sunday, December 20, 2015 - 12:07

KUALA LUMPUR: Malaysia says it is unfortunate that the European Union (EU) has acted hastily when it issued a resolution on the passage of the National Security Council Bill and withdrawal of anti-sodomy laws.

Floods: 38 evacuees at Perak relief centre

Sunday, December 20, 2015 - 11:39

IPOH: Thirty-eight people from nine families still remain at a flood relief centre as at 8am today, said Perak disaster management committee secretary, Col (Rtd) Mohd Noor Hassan Ashari.

Why do Gen Ys fall into debt trap?

By AUDREY VIJAINDREN - Sunday, December 20, 2015 - 11:02

Financial Planning Association of Malaysia (FPAM) chief executive officer Linnet Lee explains.