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TN50: Youth voice hopes, fears on education, unity, meritocracy

By NST TEAM - Thursday, 19 January 2017.

KUALA LUMPUR: Prime Minister Datuk Seri Najib Razak, in a casual setting, listened to the aspirations of youth leaders on various topics at the National Transformation (TN50) town hall session today.

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Sabah floods worsen with almost 3,000 villagers evacuated

By Bernama - Friday, January 20, 2017 - 10:29

KOTA KINABALU: Twelve evacuation centres are sheltering 2,957 flood victims from 936 families in Kota Marudu and Pitas as of 7am today.

(Actionline) Twilight all night

By ACTIONLINE - Friday, January 20, 2017 - 10:28

Residential areas of Emerald Gardens, Emerald West and Kota Emerald in Rawang look fabulous from the North-South Expressway.

Sergeant-Major found dead with gunshot wound at JB police HQ

By Ahmad Fairuz Othman - Friday, January 20, 2017 - 09:31

JOHOR BARU: A 51-year-old policeman with the rank of Sergeant-Major was found dead with a gunshot wound to his chest in the weaponry workshop room of the Seri Alam district police headquarters here yesterday.

Eight Cameron Highlands shops, restaurants, go up in smoke

By Nuradzimmah Daim - Friday, January 20, 2017 - 09:02

CAMERON HIGHLANDS: Eight business premises in Kea Farm here were razed to the ground in a large fire last night.

Report lodged on Bangi nursery kids allegedly tied up, abused

By Bernama - Friday, January 20, 2017 - 08:37

KUALA LUMPUR: Police have confirmed receiving a report of three young children who were tied up and abused in a nursery in Bangi near here today.

Entries for Kancil Awards 2017 now open

By NST ONLINE - Friday, January 20, 2017 - 02:37

KUALA LUMPUR: Submissions for the Kancil Awards 2017 is now open, including for the first time in 20 years, social media-based entries.

Singapore to withdraw RRC if M'sia withdraws or implements RC in non-discriminatory way

By Bernama - Friday, January 20, 2017 - 02:15

SINGAPORE: Singapore will withdraw its Reciprocal Road Charge if Malaysia subsequently withdraws its Road Charge, or implements it in a non-discriminatory way, says the republic’s Ministry of Transport (MOT).

Lorry driver tricked out of RM13,000 by duo with 'winning lottery ticket'

By Awang Ali Omar - Friday, January 20, 2017 - 02:01

SANDAKAN: A lorry driver lost RM13,000 to two men who offered him a too-good-to-be-true deal yesterday.

Miscalculation leads to teen crashing into oncoming lorry

By NABILAH HAMUDIN - Friday, January 20, 2017 - 01:47

PARIT: A 16-year-old teenager was killed when the motorcycle he was riding crashed with a lorry at Km1, Jalan Bota Kiri-Tanjung Belanja, near here today.

Armed and dangerous T'ganu robber-kidnapper nabbed in Johor

By Zarina Abdullah - Friday, January 20, 2017 - 01:39

KUALA TERENGGANU: A 45-year-old man suspected of carrying out two armed robberies in Kuala Terengganu last month was arrested in Johor on Monday.

In the face of disability, Faiz scores a perfect 10 in STAM

By Kalbana Perimbanayagam - Friday, January 20, 2017 - 01:25

KOTA BARU: Cerebral palsy did not stop Ahmad Faiz Ibrahim from Sekolah Menengah Ugama (Arab) Ar-Rahmah Kenali in Kubang Kerian here from scoring 10 Mumtaz (Excellence) in the Sijil Tinggi Agama Malaysia (STAM).

33 people evacuated due to floods in Batu Gajah

By NABILAH HAMUDIN - Friday, January 20, 2017 - 00:24

BATU GAJAH: Heavy rain this evening triggered flash floods at Kampung Piandang Baru, here.

TN50: Youth reps happy to have their voices heard, impressed by PM's stance

By NST TEAM - Friday, January 20, 2017 - 00:04

KUALA LUMPUR: Youth representatives have expressed their satisfaction when the Prime Minister Datuk Seri Najib Razak gave his assurance that their feedback and aspirations will be taken into consideration when drafting the 2050 National Transformation (TN50).

Fruits of celebration, Kelantanese digs into mandarin oranges

By Sharifah Mahsinah Abdullah - Thursday, January 19, 2017 - 23:59

KOTA BARU: As the Chinese New Year celebration draws closer, many hypermarket and supermarket operators in Kelantan have started to increase their supply mandarin oranges to cope up with the demand from local buyers.

From sustainable energy to disruptive innovation, insightful youth share vision on TN50

By NST TEAM - Thursday, January 19, 2017 - 23:38

KUALA LUMPUR: The 2050 National Transformation (TN50) Townhall session tonight saw youths sharing their aspirations and pitching ideas to Prime Minister Datuk Seri Najib Razak on Malaysia’s future.

TN50 session shows that 'government knows best' mindset is over

By AMIR HISYAM - Thursday, January 19, 2017 - 23:25

KUALA LUMPUR: The TN50 town hall session is the clearest indication yet of the new paradigm that the era of “the government knows best” is over.

IPO of DUKE could take place within seven years, says Ekovest

By FRANCIS DASS - Thursday, January 19, 2017 - 23:02

KUALA LUMPUR: The listing plan for the Duta-Ulu Kelang Expressway (DUKE) Highway is ongoing and concessionaire Ekovest Bhd said the IPO could take place within seven years.

TN50 townhall: Digital economy key to M'sia's transformation

By NST TEAM - Thursday, January 19, 2017 - 22:00

KUALA LUMPUR: The digital economy, set to power and invigorate the Malaysian economic engine, was one of the issues raised in the 2050 National Transformation (TN50) townhall session held here tonight.

Another abduction? Malaysian-registered vessel found abandoned in Philippine waters

By Awang Ali Omar - Thursday, January 19, 2017 - 21:21

SANDAKAN: A Malaysian-registered fishing boat was found abandoned in waters off Langawan island in the southern Philippines this morning, sparking fears of yet another abduction case.

M'sia targets 200,000 foreign students by 2020, sees education as main revenue contributor

By FAIRUZ MOHD SHAHAR - Thursday, January 19, 2017 - 21:15

PUTRAJAYA: The government welcomes the arrival of foreign students intending to pursue their studies in Malaysia as this move can help raise the image of the country as a regional education hub.

MACC seizes RM1.1 million cash from PWD engineer [VIDEO]

By Adie Suri Zulkefli - Thursday, January 19, 2017 - 19:58

ALOR STAR: Malaysian Anti-Corruption Commission (MACC) today seized a staggering RM1.1mil cash from the home of a senior civil servant, remanded earlier today on graft investigation.

M'sia to allow Rohingya with UNHCR cards to work

By Bernama - Thursday, January 19, 2017 - 19:38

KUALA LUMPUR: Malaysia will be providing training in semi-skilled areas to about 56,000 Rohingyas who are United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees (UNHCR) cardholders.

New lease of life for Bagan Datuk

By ZAHRATULHAYAT MAT ARIF - Thursday, January 19, 2017 - 19:23

BAGAN DATUK: Perak will soon to have another must-visit destination on its list, namely the state’s 12th district, Bagan Datuk.

CNY Op 2017: RTD lists down 7 traffic offences that take offenders straight to court

By NOORSILA ABD MAJID - Thursday, January 19, 2017 - 18:53

PUTRAJAYA: Traffic offenders beware. The Road Transport Department (RTD) has listed down seven major traffic offences under its Chinese New Year Strategic Op 2017 and offenders caught will be hauled straight to court.

Fire safety audit conducted on eight Perak hospitals over 50 years old

By NABILAH HAMUDIN - Thursday, January 19, 2017 - 18:33

IPOH: The Perak Fire and Safety Department has conducted a Fire Safety Audit (FSA) of eight government hospitals aged 50 years or more, to ensure that they comply with contemporary safety requirements.

Fisherman spots woman's body floating in waters off Sandakan

By Awang Ali Omar - Thursday, January 19, 2017 - 17:30

SANDAKAN: The body of a woman believed to be in her 20s was found floating in the open sea off Pulau Nunuyan Laut near here this morning.

Senior MPK officer to face music over New Year's fireworks incident

By Hariz Mohd - Thursday, January 19, 2017 - 17:13

SHAH ALAM: A senior Klang Municipal Council (MPK) officer will be dragged to face the council's disciplinary board over the New Year's firework incident at Pandamaran Sports Complex.

No to unmarried Muslim couples on a motorcycle, cars acceptable

By ADRIAN DAVID - Thursday, January 19, 2017 - 17:00

KUALA TERENGGANU: Unmarried Muslim couples in Terengganu travelling together in a car need not fear of getting arrested by the state’s religious authorities.

RRC to be imposed at Thai border in June: Transport Ministry

By Bernama - Thursday, January 19, 2017 - 16:52

KUALA LUMPUR: Malaysia is set to impose the Reciprocal Road Charge (RRC) on foreign-registered vehicles entering the country from the Thai border by this June.

Hotel worker charged with impersonating immigration officer, bribe-taking

By EMBUN MAJID - Thursday, January 19, 2017 - 15:55

ALOR STAR: A hotel worker pleaded guilty at a Sessions Court here to two counts of soliciting and accepting bribe under the Malaysian Anti-Corruption Commission (MACC) Act and a separate charge under the Penal Code for impersonating as an Immigration Department officer last week.