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Malaysia calls for improved safety in global civil aviation

By Bernama - Thursday, 29 September 2016.

KUALA LUMPUR: Malaysia has reiterated its appeal for countries to enhance standards and strengthen international cooperation to improve safety and security in global civil aviation.

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Sabah builds reputation as medical hub for respiratory diseases

By OLIVIA MIWIL - Thursday, September 29, 2016 - 11:07

KOTA KINABALU: Sabah has been recognised as one of the region’s hubs in treating respiratory diseases, with advanced medical technology and trained, world-class experts.

Three female directors accused of GST evasion face similar charge over 2nd company

By Audrey Dermawan - Thursday, September 29, 2016 - 10:46

GEORGE TOWN: A motorcycle components parts company and three of its female directors were charged in the Sessions Court here this morning with 18 counts of non-declaration of their Goods and Services Tax (GST) over an eight-month period.

Police bust online cockfighting ring in Kuching

By Goh Pei Pei - Thursday, September 29, 2016 - 10:36

KUCHING: Three Chinese women and ten local men were nabbed for their involvement in a suspected online cockfighting ring at RH Commercial Centre, Lorong Lapangan Terbang here.

MH17: Malaysia remains single-minded to prosecute those responsible

By Bernama - Thursday, September 29, 2016 - 10:20

PUTRAJAYA: Malaysia remains single-minded in its pursuit to prosecute those who are responsible for the downing of Malaysia Airlines flight MH17 through appropriate effective prosecution mechanism, said Transport Minister Datuk Seri Liow Tiong Lai.

33-door longhouse near Bintulu goes up in smoke

By Goh Pei Pei - Thursday, September 29, 2016 - 09:07

BINTULU: A 33-door longhouse was completely destroyed in a fire near here last night.

Elderly woman slashed during robbery at home

By Bernama - Thursday, September 29, 2016 - 08:59

KEPALA BATAS: An elderly woman suffered serious injury to the head after a robber slashed her with a parang during a robbery at her house in Kota Aur, Penaga, near here, yesterday.

Stop playing blame game, Adnan tells Eimarace organisers

By NOR AIN MOHAMED RADHI - Thursday, September 29, 2016 - 08:54

KUANTAN: The Pahang state government has called for parties involved in the deadly buggy race crash on Sunday to stop playing the blame game.

Teen dies, friends injured when car smashes into pillar at Jalan Loke Yew

By HANI SHAMIRA SHAHRUDIN - Thursday, September 29, 2016 - 00:27

KUALA LUMPUR: A teenager was killed while two of his friends were injured when their car crashed into a pillar at Jalan Loke Yew here today.

Zahid: Esscom info could be leaked out to enemies

By FAZLEENA AZIZ and FAIRUZ MOHD SHAHAR - Wednesday, September 28, 2016 - 23:47

PUTRAJAYA: The government is not ruling out the possibility that information from officers and agencies under the Eastern Sabah Security Command (Esscom) are being channelled to the enemies.

I did not commit to any date on election: Najib

By Bernama - Wednesday, September 28, 2016 - 23:42

WISMAR (Germany): Prime Minister Datuk Seri Najib Tun Razak today clarified a misreporting by a wire news agency on his comments on calling an election.

Police capture main suspect behind teen girl's abduction in Cheras

By HANI SHAMIRA SHAHRUDIN - Wednesday, September 28, 2016 - 23:09

KUALA LUMPUR: Police have arrested the main suspect behind the abduction a 15-year-old girl at Bandar Tun Hussein Onn, Cheras last Thursday.

TVET no longer viewed as for those with poor academic results, says Zahid

By FAIRUZ MOHD SHAHAR - Wednesday, September 28, 2016 - 22:29

PUTRAJAYA: The impression that Technical and Vocational Training (TVET) is for those who had poor academic performance has changed, as governments around the world have recognised the significance of TVET courses.

MH17: Malaysian family relieved over progress made on probe

By Farah Suhaidah Othman - Wednesday, September 28, 2016 - 22:18

IPOH: The youngest sister of a Malaysia Airlines MH17 victim expressed relief that the Dutch-led criminal investigators have made progress in identifying those behind the downing of the jetliner.

Khairy dismisses reports his ministry to blame for EIMARACE tragedy

By ARNAZ M. KHAIRUL - Wednesday, September 28, 2016 - 21:34

KUALA LUMPUR: The Motorsports Association of Malaysia's (MAM) fate, as far as its registration is concerned, will only be decided once investigations into the EIMARACE tragedy in Kuantan last Sunday are completed.

Malaysia will see those responsible for downing MH17 punished, pledges Najib

By A. Jalil Hamid - Wednesday, September 28, 2016 - 21:23

WISMAR (Germany): Malaysia will see to it that those responsible for the downing of Malaysia Airlines Flight MH17 will be punished, Prime Minister Datuk Seri Najib Razak said today.

Missing Malaysian in France

By Bernama - Wednesday, September 28, 2016 - 20:58

PUTRAJAYA: The Ministry of Foreign Affairs has received the official report of the case of the Malaysian student, Ms. Nur Shakinah Naim, who was reported missing from her lodgings in France. The Public Services Department within the Embassy of Malaysia in Paris confirms the following:

PM Najib wants German-Malaysian cooperation to go beyond maritime industry

By A. Jalil Hamid - Wednesday, September 28, 2016 - 20:23

SCHWERIN (Germany): Prime Minister Datuk Seri Najih Razak today visited the northern German state of Mecklenburg-Vorpommern, where Malaysia's Genting Group plans to build the world's biggest cruise ship.

Storm wreaks havoc, damages vehicles at Bintulu factory

By ADIB POVERA - Wednesday, September 28, 2016 - 20:13

BINTULU: Heavy rain compounded by strong wind wreaked havoc at a fertiliser production factory here when building frames smashed into several vehicles at the premises today.

Mahfodz proposed as replacement for Haron Din in Islamic Consultative Council

By FAZLEENA AZIZ and FAIRUZ MOHD SHAHAR - Wednesday, September 28, 2016 - 20:01

PUTRAJAYA: Pas Ulama chief Datuk Dr Mahfodz Mohamed has been proposed to replace Pas spiritual leader Datuk Haron Din as head of dakwah cluster of the Islamic Consultative Council (ICC).

Dutch probe: MH17 downed by launcher from Russia

By AP - Wednesday, September 28, 2016 - 19:58

NIEUWEGEIN: Dutch-led criminal investigators said Wednesday they have solid evidence that a Malaysian jet was shot down by a Buk missile moved into eastern Ukraine from Russia.

MH17 victims families told missile launched from pro-Russian rebel territory

By Agencies - Wednesday, September 28, 2016 - 19:26

AMSTERDAM: A man whose cousin was killed in the downing of Malaysia Airlines MH17 in 2014 said international prosecutors had determined that the missile that downed the airliner was launched from territory held by pro-Russian rebels in eastern Ukraine.

Kedah MB's office, Sg Petani Umno offer to fly missing girl's parents to France

By MASRIWANIE MUHAMADING - Wednesday, September 28, 2016 - 19:13

SUNGAI PETANI: The Kedah Menteri Besar's office and Sungai Petani Umno division have offered to provide assistance to bring the parents of Norsakinah Naim, reported missing in Paris recently, to France.

Dutch investigators to give results of MH17 criminal probe

By AP - Wednesday, September 28, 2016 - 18:49

NIEUWEGEIN: Relatives of victims of the shooting-down of a Malaysia Airlines jetliner over Ukraine more than two years ago were gathering Wednesday to learn the preliminary results of a Dutch-led criminal probe of the disaster that claimed 298 lives.

Police arrest man who abducted & raped 11-year-old girl

By ADIB POVERA - Wednesday, September 28, 2016 - 18:39

SRI AMAN: Police have arrested an unemployed man who allegedly abducted and raped an 11-year-old girl about a month ago.

Student finds newborn baby in bag at Butterworth bus stop

By PHUAH KEN LIN - Wednesday, September 28, 2016 - 18:30

BUTTERWORTH: A newborn baby girl was found abandoned inside a bag at a bus stop here today.

Water supply in Selangor, Cyberjaya to return to normal tomorrow

By Nuradzimmah Daim - Wednesday, September 28, 2016 - 17:36

KUALA LUMPUR: Water supply in affected areas in Selangor and Cyberjaya is expected to return to normal tomorrow.

Study: Only one psychiatrist per 100,000 mental patients in Malaysia

By HASHINI KAVISHTRI KANNAN - Wednesday, September 28, 2016 - 17:27

PUTRAJAYA: Malaysia has an average ratio of one psychiatrist for every 100,000 mental patients.

Mystery horses on Ipoh road brings traffic to standstill

By NABILAH HAMUDIN - Wednesday, September 28, 2016 - 16:44

IPOH: Motorists in the city centre were baffled at seeing four horses, prancing and galloping freely along several roads here today.

Public tip-offs helped RTD nab 2,522 motorists who abused emergency lane

By SITI NURSURAYA ALI - Wednesday, September 28, 2016 - 16:34

KUALA LUMPUR: More than 2,500 motorists are set to be hauled to court for misusing the emergency lane between May 22 to Sept 26 this year.

Duo's 'fishy' behaviour leads to arrest with RM1.2m in drugs found on boat

By Chuah Bee Kim - Wednesday, September 28, 2016 - 16:30

JOHOR BARU: Two men, who were brothers-in-law, were arrested after syabu worth RM1.2 million were found in their fishing boat by marine police in an operation on Tuesday.