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Three year old from Selangor contracts diphtheria

By Bernama - Wednesday, 24 August 2016.

KUALA LUMPUR: A diphtheria case involving a three year-old has been reported by the Selangor State Health Department, said the Ministry of Health (MOH).

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Najib congratulates M'sian contingent for best ever achievement in Olympics

By Bernama - Wednesday, August 24, 2016 - 00:49

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.

'Patriotism must be inculcated, not taken for granted'

By FERNANDO FONG - Tuesday, August 23, 2016 - 23:52

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.

UTM professor among nine finalist for second ASEAN-US science prize

By Bernama - Tuesday, August 23, 2016 - 22:29

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.

Bullet-riddled body poser: Main suspect arrested

By Hariz Mohd - Tuesday, August 23, 2016 - 20:43

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.

Main route to Port Klang in dire need of upgrade, says haulier association (VIDEO)

By OOI TEE CHING - Tuesday, August 23, 2016 - 20:08

PORT KLANG: The Association of Malaysian Hauliers (AMH) has urged the government to urgently upgrade the main route leading to Port Klang, citing rise in fatal accidents due to worsening road condition.

Robber trio arrested two hours after heist

By FAISAL ASYRAF - Tuesday, August 23, 2016 - 18:59

KUALA LUMPUR: Three robbers were arrested just two hours after they robbed a 24-hour convenience store in Kelana Jaya this morning.

Newborn found abandoned in front of apartment unit in Cheras

By FAISAL ASYRAF - Tuesday, August 23, 2016 - 18:30

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.

Boy driven away in stolen car found at amusement park, says Johor police chief

By Halim Said - Tuesday, August 23, 2016 - 18:17

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.

Man arrested over WhatsApp message against Johor Sultan

By Halim Said - Tuesday, August 23, 2016 - 17:44

JOHOR BARU: Police have arrested a 34-year-old man in Penang yesterday for a malicious statement he wrote about the Sultan of Johor through WhatsApp.

Fair for police to investigate 1MDB based on PAC's recommendations, says Azalina

By LAILI ISMAIL - Tuesday, August 23, 2016 - 17:26

KUALA LUMPUR: Minister in the Prime Minister's Department Datuk Seri Azalina Othman Said today said it is fair for the police to restrict their probe into 1Malaysia Development Bhd (1MDB) within the recommendations given by the Public Accounts Committee (PAC).

We know the whereabouts of suspect in Bill Kayong's murder, says Australian High Commissioner

By ADIB POVERA - Tuesday, August 23, 2016 - 17:24

KUCHING: Australian authorities today said they have identified the whereabouts of a corporate figure wanted in connection with the murder of Miri PKR branch secretary and activist Bill Kayong or Mohd Hasbie Abdullah.

Quarrel over Facebook posting leads to man's death

By PHUAH KEN LIN - Tuesday, August 23, 2016 - 16:46

GEORGE TOWN: A 56-year-old man, who tried to break up a fight between his family members over an insulting Facebook post on Monday night, died today.

Teen girl abducted outside my house, says woman

By HANI SHAMIRA SHAHRUDIN - Tuesday, August 23, 2016 - 16:30

KUALA LUMPUR: A sexagenarian contacted police today claiming she had just witnessed a teenage girl being abducted in front of her home in Keramat.

28 illegal immigrants rounded up under Ops Ikrar

By EMBUN MAJID - Tuesday, August 23, 2016 - 15:26

ALOR STAR: The Kedah Immigration Department rounded up 28 undocumented immigrants during 'Ops Ikrar' yesterday.

Sarawak police cripple motorcycle theft group, recover 17 bikes

By ADIB POVERA - Tuesday, August 23, 2016 - 14:39

SIBU: Sarawak police force believed they have crippled a motorcycle theft ring operating actively in Sibu and Bintulu following the arrest of five school dropouts and an auxiliary policeman.

Terengganu MB settles road bike issue with Azizulhasni Awang

By Bernama - Tuesday, August 23, 2016 - 13:38

KUALA TERENGGANU: Terengganu Menteri Besar Ahmad Razif Abd Rahman and cycling athlete Azizulhasni Awang have met and settled the ‘road bike’ issue amicably.

Boat with 3 Filipinos held for breaking curfew

By Kristy Inus - Tuesday, August 23, 2016 - 13:24

SANDAKAN: A frontline team aboard Royal Malaysian Navy's (RMN) mobile naval base ship, Tun Azizan, on Sunday night intercepted and detained three Filipinos for breaching the curfew law near the border off Pulau Taganak.

We're still waiting for the first gold

By ARNAZ M. KHAIRUL - Tuesday, August 23, 2016 - 13:23

IT was the day after the Athens Olympics in 2004 and the New Straits Times backpage headline read “Our big fat Greek tragedy”, documenting how Malaysia had left the birthplace of the modern Games without a medal to show.

Permata unveils science camps for children as young as two

By FAIRUZ MOHD SHAHAR - Tuesday, August 23, 2016 - 13:19

PUTRAJAYA : Malaysia is the first country to introduce science camps for children as young as two-years-old.

Orang Asli kids who went missing in Kelantan jungle shy away from school

By RAMLI IBRAHIM - Tuesday, August 23, 2016 - 12:20

GUA MUSANG: THE two Orang Asli children who survived in the dense jungle of Kelantan after going missing for 46 days from their school at SK Tohoi here last year have yet to go back to school.

New Macc chief sworn in before Agong

By Bernama - Tuesday, August 23, 2016 - 12:18

KUALA LUMPUR: New chief commissioner of the Malaysian Anti-Corruption Commission (MACC), Datuk Dzulkifli Ahmad took his oath of office before Yang di-Pertuan Agong Tuanku Abdul Halim Mu’adzam Shah at Istana Negara, here, today.

Police to get Interpol's help to locate three singers in Namewee's video clip

By Bernama - Tuesday, August 23, 2016 - 12:12

GEORGE TOWN: The Penang police will ask Bukit Aman to request for assistance from Interpol to locate the three men who sang with Namewee in a video-clip which allegedly insulted Islam to assist investigation.

Businessman remanded 5 days over timber-related graft probe

By HASHINI KAVISHTRI KANNAN - Tuesday, August 23, 2016 - 12:09

PUTRAJAYA: A businessman was remanded for five days beginning today to facilitate Malaysian Anti-Corruption Commission's (MACC) investigation into a graft case involving timber.

City Hall to clamp illegally parked cars from Sept 1

By NAIM ZULKIFLI - Tuesday, August 23, 2016 - 11:31

KUALA LUMPUR: MOTORISTS here have been reminded to park their vehicles in designated spots.

Factory makes 1 'Kiswah' yearly

By YUSHAIMI YAHAYA - Tuesday, August 23, 2016 - 11:00

MECCA: Imagine a multi-million ringgit sprawling facility that spends SR22 million (RM23.7 million) to make just one product the size of a house.

Firemen save cat with birth difficulties

By Nur Aqidah Azizi - Tuesday, August 23, 2016 - 10:13

NILAI: A fireman's duty is more than just saving human lives.

PM Najib extends condolences to S. R. Nathan's family

By Bernama - Tuesday, August 23, 2016 - 08:46

KUALA LUMPUR: Prime Minister Datuk Seri Najib Tun Razak today recorded his condolences to the family of former Singapore President S. R. Nathan, who passed away last night.

Zahid arrives in New York ahead of UNSC debate

By Bernama - Tuesday, August 23, 2016 - 08:32

NEW YORK: Deputy Prime Minister Datuk Seri Dr Ahmad Zahid Hamidi arrived here Monday (Aug 22) for a five-day working visit to the United States.

Malaysia accedes to Madrid Protocol

By Bernama - Tuesday, August 23, 2016 - 01:49

KUALA LUMPUR: Signalling its commitment to address issues of climate change and protection of Antarctic resources, Malaysia deposited the Madrid Protocol accession instrument in Washington DC, the United States on Aug 15.