(UPDATED) Nine sentenced to life in prison over Lahad Datu intrusion


KOTA KINABALU: Nine Filipinos were today sentenced to life in prison for waging war against the Yang di-Pertuan Agong in the Lahad Datu intrusion three years ago.


'Superman' Mat Rempit brought to earth, lands himself in jail

By Bernama - Tuesday, July 26, 2016 - 20:07

KUALA LUMPUR: A welding assistant was sentenced to two days' jail and fined RM5,500 by the Traffic Court here today after he pleaded guilty to riding his motorcycle in a reckless and dangerous manner.

Reaching out to underprivileged

By RAHMAT KHAIRULRIJAL - Tuesday, July 26, 2016 - 20:02

BAGAN DATOH: The scorching sun did not deter the Northern Corridor Implementation Authority’s (NCIA) officers from reaching out to the underprivileged, here, to bring them daily necessities and kuih raya.

A spring in their step: Here's why Bandar Tasik Puteri residents spend almost nothing on their water bills

By NAIM ZULKIFLI - Tuesday, July 26, 2016 - 19:40

RAWANG: While most people have to fork out thousands of ringgit to install water purifiers and filters in their homes, the residents of Bandar Tasek Puteri and its surrounding areas have been enjoying spring water straight from the source.

Two men killed as 4WD vehicle rams into trailer in Gua Musang

By RAMLI IBRAHIM - Tuesday, July 26, 2016 - 19:24

GUA MUSANG: Two men were killed and another injured in an accident involving a four-wheel drive vehicle and a trailer carrying a bulldozer at KM11 of the Gua Musang-Kuala Lipis road this afternoon.

Another dead body found, believed to be from Kota Tinggi capsized boat

By Chuah Bee Kim - Tuesday, July 26, 2016 - 19:16

KOTA TINGGI: A dead body, believed to be from Saturday's boat tragedy in Pantai Batu Layar, was found at noon today.

Dr Subramaniam pays finals respects to Chui Kah Peng

By PHUAH KEN LIN - Tuesday, July 26, 2016 - 18:02

GEORGE TOWN: Health Minister Datuk Seri Dr S. Subramaniam today paid his last respects to Puan Sri Chui Kah Peng, the wife of former Penang chief minister Tan Sri Dr Koh Tsu Koon.

Welfare Dept looking for family of baby dumped in rubbish bin

By Chuah Bee Kim - Tuesday, July 26, 2016 - 17:58

KULAI: The Johor Welfare Department is looking for the relatives of a 25-day-old baby boy who was found in a rubbish bin at Taman Jaya Sepakat, Senai near here on July 3.

Five Thai masseuses detained for abusing social visit passes

By EMBUN MAJID - Tuesday, July 26, 2016 - 17:52

SUNGAI PETANI: Five Thai women have been detained for misusing their social visit passes, following a raid by the Kedah Immigration Department here early this morning.

AirAsia warns public of another online scam

By Bernama - Tuesday, July 26, 2016 - 17:44

KUALA LUMPUR: AirAsia Bhd has warned the public of another online scam that has been circulating via social media stating that the airline is offering free flights after completing a survey.

Man slashed with parang after demanding for debt to be paid

By Zarina Abdullah - Tuesday, July 26, 2016 - 17:35

BESUT: Four men were detained on Sunday for their suspected involvement in an assault case near Pantai Bukit Keluang.

Saudi Arabia offers full scholarships for 100 Malaysian male students for 2017 intake

By Farezza Hanum Rashid - Tuesday, July 26, 2016 - 17:09

KUALA LUMPUR: The Royal Embassy of Saudi Arabia today announced that 100 Malaysian students will be given full scholarships to further their studies at the Mohamed Bin Saud University in Riyadh for the 2017 intake.

Malaysia prepared to collaborate with US on human trafficking issues

By FAIRUZ MOHD SHAHAR - Tuesday, July 26, 2016 - 16:48

PUTRAJAYA: Deputy Prime Minister Datuk Seri Ahmad Zahid Hamidi today received a courtesy call from the United States' Ambassador-at-Large to Monitor and Combat Trafficking in Persons, Susan Coppedge.

Johor wants 'water taxi' service between Kong Kong, Pasir Gudang and Changi

By Ahmad Fairuz Othman - Tuesday, July 26, 2016 - 16:25

JOHOR BARU: The Johor government is seeking to set up a 'water taxi' service for passengers and vehicles between Kong Kong, Pasir Gudang and Changi, Singapore.

Taman OUG shooting: Remand extended for eight murder suspects

By Shanti Gunaratnam - Tuesday, July 26, 2016 - 16:23

KUALA LUMPUR: The High Court today revised the remand order of eight people, who have been arrested to assist investigations into the June 6 shooting in Taman OUG, which saw a real estate agent killed and her eight-year-old daughter seriously injured.

Ayer Keroh toll booth rammed by lorry for second time in a month

By Jason Gerald John - Tuesday, July 26, 2016 - 15:08

MALACCA: A toll booth which was rammed by a sleepy lorry driver earlier this month, was rammed yet again by an overloaded lorry at the Ayer Keroh plaza toll here, this morning.

Inspector at Perlis correctional centre arrested over RM20,000 bribe

By ILI SHAZWANI - Tuesday, July 26, 2016 - 14:56

PADANG BESAR: An inspector with a Perlis correctional centre has been remanded for three days beginning today to facilitate investigation into an alleged bribery case amounting to RM20,000.

Firemen deployed to catch six-metre python at Malacca school

By Jason Gerald John - Tuesday, July 26, 2016 - 14:54

MALACCA: Firemen were called in to help catch a six-metre python found inside the school compound of SJK(C) Bukit Beruang here, this morning.

Fresh water supply to Pulau Redang disrupted after seabed pipe breaks

By ADRIAN DAVID - Tuesday, July 26, 2016 - 14:49

SETIU: Broken sections of the 2.7km seabed pipe has disrupted fresh water supply from the mainland to Pulau Redang over the past three weeks.

Assistant accountant claims trial to making false claims amounting to RM12,000

By Sharifah Mahsinah Abdullah - Tuesday, July 26, 2016 - 14:47

KOTA BARU: An assistant accountant at the Bachok district education office was today charged at the Session Court with 14 counts of making false claims amounting to more than RM12,000 since 2014.

Man charged with providing financial services to fund terror activities

By Audrey Dermawan - Tuesday, July 26, 2016 - 14:44

BUTTERWORTH: A man was charged at the Sessions Court here today with providing financial services to fund terrorism-related activities.

MyWatch chairman freed from POCA detention

By Shanti Gunaratnam - Tuesday, July 26, 2016 - 14:43

KUALA LUMPUR: The High Court today freed Malaysian Crime Watch Task Force (MyWatch) chairman Datuk R. Sri Sanjeevan from his detention under the Prevention of Crime Act (POCA) 2013.

IGP: Don't rush us on 1MDB probe

By FAZLEENA AZIZ - Tuesday, July 26, 2016 - 14:39

PUTRAJAYA: The police must not be rushed into completing the ongoing investigation into 1Malaysia Development Board (1MDB), said Inspector General of Police Tan Sri Khalid Abu Bakar.

PM Najib attends iM4U Hari Raya open house

By Nuradzimmah Daim - Tuesday, July 26, 2016 - 14:30

PUCHONG: Prime Minister Datuk Seri Najib Razak joined hundreds at iM4U's first Raya open house at its operational hub, iM4U Sentral today.

PKR still at odds before meeting tonight over Penang snap polls

By SYED UMAR ARIFF - Tuesday, July 26, 2016 - 14:12

KUALA LUMPUR: PKR leaders remain at odds over DAP’s call for snap polls in Penang, as many believe it is centred on an individual’s personal interest.

Papagomo fails in bid to avoid paying RM800k to Anwar Ibrahim

By HIDIR REDUAN - Tuesday, July 26, 2016 - 13:45

PUTRAJAYA: Blogger Papagomo failed in his Federal Court appeal to avoid paying RM800,000 in damages to Datuk Seri Anwar Ibrahim over defamatory online postings.

Transport Ministry: Monspace Sky Airlines broke the law, not licensed to fly commercially yet


PUTRAJAYA: Suasa Airlines Sdn Bhd has committed multiple offences in violation of the Civil Aviation Act, including for carrying passenger on a 'demonstration flight'.

Thai masseuse sent to the gallows for drug trafficking

By Bernama - Tuesday, July 26, 2016 - 13:10

ALOR SETAR: A Thai masseuse was sentenced to death by hanging by the High Court here today after she was found guilty of trafficking in drug into the country two years ago.

Ex-minister, 3 others to pay RM350k to Teresa Kok over ISA detention

By HIDIR REDUAN - Tuesday, July 26, 2016 - 12:31

PUTRAJAYA: The Court of Appeal ordered a former home minister and three others to pay RM350,000 in damages to Seputeh MP Teresa Kok Suh Sim over her 2008 detention under the Internal Security Act 1950 (ISA).

Discussion on IS and terrorism top of agenda at Aseanapol 2016

By AZURA ABAS and FAZLEENA AZIZ - Tuesday, July 26, 2016 - 12:18

PUTRAJAYA: Discussions on Islamic State (IS) and terrorism will only be carried out through bilateral engagement with relevant countries and not among all the 10 Asean member states at the 36th Aseanapol Conference 2016.

ICU director charged with two counts of corruption [VIDEO]

By Audrey Dermawan - Tuesday, July 26, 2016 - 11:59

GEORGE TOWN: A director in the Implementation Coordination Unit (ICU) was charged with two counts of corruption and using his power for gratification at the Sessions Court here today.