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Sixteen cases linked to rotavirus infection reported in Perak

By NABILAH HAMUDIN - Friday, 30 September 2016.

IPOH: Sixteen acute gastroenteritis cases have been reported in Perak, related to the rotavirus infection that allegedly began at a water park in Bukit Merah recently.

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Loggers and Orang Asli at loggerheads over Gua Musang logging

By Bernama - Friday, September 30, 2016 - 21:22

KOTA BARU: Logging activities in the Balah Permanent Forest Reserve in Gua Musang are being carried out legally and received the green light from the Kelantan Government and should not be blocked by the Orang Asli.

Police announce transfers, promotions of senior officers nationwide

By ZAHRATULHAYAT MAT ARIF - Friday, September 30, 2016 - 21:13

KUALA LUMPUR: Police today announced the transfers and promotions of senior police officers nationwide.

66th Umno General Assembly to begin on Nov 29

By FERNANDO FONG - Friday, September 30, 2016 - 21:03

KUALA LUMPUR: The 66th Umno General Assembly, which will bring together Umno members nationwide, will be held from Nov 29 to Dec 3.

66th Umno General Assembly to begin on Nov 29

By AWAINA ARBEE AND AMIN MOKHTAR - Friday, September 30, 2016 - 21:03

KUALA LUMPUR: The 66th Umno General Assembly, which will bring together Umno members nationwide, will be held from Nov 29 to Dec 3.

Sabah's Flying Doctors cancellation offset by intensified services via land, water

By Kristy Inus - Friday, September 30, 2016 - 20:59

KOTA KINABALU: The Sabah Health Department will intensify provision of its medical services via land and water following the termination of its mobile clinic via air.

Employers who hire, harbour illegal foreign workers to have assets & bank accounts frozen tomorrow

By Audrey Dermawan - Friday, September 30, 2016 - 20:57

GEORGE TOWN: Employers who continue to hire and harbour illegal foreign workers will have their assets and bank accounts frozen effective tomorrow.

Fuel prices go up in October

By B. SURESH RAM - Friday, September 30, 2016 - 20:55

KUALA LUMPUR: Fuel prices for the month of October will see an increase of between 5 and 10 sen.

Girl, 7, dies after being thrown off motorcycle in Klang

By DAWN CHAN - Friday, September 30, 2016 - 20:20

KLANG: A seven-year-old girl was killed when she was thrown off the motorcycle ridden by her adopted father in a collision with a car along Jalan Paip in Meru, here, earlier today.

Umno, BN express support for new laws governing political donations

By FERNANDO FONG - Friday, September 30, 2016 - 20:14

KUALA LUMPUR: Umno and Barisan Nasional (BN) has lauded the proposal to table new laws under the Political Donations and Expenditure Act.

Umno, BN express support for new laws governing political donations

By AMIN MOKHTAR AND AWAINA ARBEE - Friday, September 30, 2016 - 20:14

KUALA LUMPUR: Umno and Barisan Nasional (BN) has lauded the proposal to table new laws under the Political Donations and Expenditure Act.

Bersih kicks off nationwide roadshow to drum up Malay support

By BARADAN KUPPUSAMY - Friday, September 30, 2016 - 20:01

KUALA LUMPUR: Bersih starts its nationwide roadshow on Saturday in the hope of drumming up flagging rural Malay support for its cause and attract Malay participation in its upcoming rally on Nov 19.

Minimum EPF savings for 55-year-old set to RM228k

By Bernama - Friday, September 30, 2016 - 19:29

KUALA LUMPUR: The Employees Provident Fund (EPF) has announced that the quantum for the basic savings will be revised from RM196,800 to RM228,000 effective Jan 1, 2017.

(UPDATE) Robbers escape with RM500k in under 5 minutes

By DAWN CHAN - Friday, September 30, 2016 - 18:00

KUALA LANGAT: Four masked men, one believed armed with a revolver, robbed a goldsmith shop in a supermarket here and escaped with 12 trays of jewellery earlier today.

Sabahans in interior may be denied medical supply after Sabah Air contract discontinued

By Kristy Inus - Friday, September 30, 2016 - 17:21

KOTA KINABALU: Thousands of remote villagers across rural areas in Sabah may be denied their monthly medical supplies as the State Health Department has decided to discontinue executor Sabah Air Aviation Sdn Bhd's contract.

Lorry driver flees scene after fatally running over motorcyclist

By TEOH PEI YING - Friday, September 30, 2016 - 17:21

SEREMBAN: A motorcyclist was killed when he was run over by a lorry at KM37.8 of the Kajang-Seremban Highway (Lekas), near Ampangan, this morning.

Iskandar Mohd Kaus is new principal private secretary for PM Najib

By FAIRUZ MOHD SHAHAR - Friday, September 30, 2016 - 17:10

PUTRAJAYA: Datuk Iskandar Mohd Kaus has been appointed as the principal private secretary to Prime Minister Datuk Seri Najib Razak, replacing Tan Sri Shukry Mohd Salleh.

College girl arrested after collecting marijuana parcel via Pos Laju

By Goh Pei Pei - Friday, September 30, 2016 - 17:10

KUCHING: A female college student was arrested after collecting a parcel containing around a kilo of marijuana from a Pos Laju outlet at Jalan Song here yesterday.

Umno honours Olympians, Paralympians during special ceremony

By ALIZA SHAH - Friday, September 30, 2016 - 16:52

KUALA LUMPUR: International sporting triumphs uplift the mood of the public and generate positive sentiments across the nation, said Prime Minister Datuk Seri Najib Razak.

Spanish paint specialist makes IKTBN Dusun Tua its Asian training hub

By JUNE MOH - Friday, September 30, 2016 - 16:51

KUALA LUMPUR: National Youth Advance Skills Training Institute (IKTBN) Dusun Tua will be the Asian training hub for Roberlo, a spray paint specialist and manufacturer headquartered in Spain.

Teacher acquitted of molesting 12 year-old pupil

By ILI SHAZWANI - Friday, September 30, 2016 - 16:28

KANGAR: A teacher was acquitted and discharged by the magistrate's court here today, without his defence called, over a charge of molesting a 12 year-old pupil last year.

Seamstress charged with perjury in Kevin Morais trial

By KHAIRAH N. KARIM - Friday, September 30, 2016 - 16:00

KUALA LUMPUR: A seamstress was slapped with a perjury charge over her false testimony in the trial of the murder case of deputy public prosecutor Datuk Anthony Kevin Morais.

No Malaysians affected in deadly New Jersey train crash

By FAIRUZ MOHD SHAHAR - Friday, September 30, 2016 - 15:47

PUTRAJAYA: The Foreign Ministry today confirmed that no Malaysians were affected in the deadly train crash at the Hoboken Terminal in New Jersey, yesterday.

Organ transplants in Msia hampered by poor quality organs, few donors

By OLIVIA MIWIL - Friday, September 30, 2016 - 15:40

KOTA KINABALU: Although a small but growing number of Malaysians are registered as organ donors, few have been found to have organs viable for transplant.

Policewoman told to enter defence for withholding info on terror activities

By Shanti Gunaratnam - Friday, September 30, 2016 - 15:28

KUALA LUMPUR: The High Court today ordered policewoman Jusninawati Abdul Gani to enter her defence on a charge of withholding information on terror activities.

(UPDATED) Bursa building temporarily evacuated due to bomb hoax [VIDEO]

By FAISAL ASYRAF - Friday, September 30, 2016 - 14:50

KUALA LUMPUR: A bomb hoax led to the temporary evacuation of the Bursa Malaysia building at Bukit Kewangan, this afternoon.

'Rewards' for departments, agencies which cut budgets, suggests Auditor-General

By Kelly Koh - Friday, September 30, 2016 - 14:46

MALACCA: Government departments and agencies which are able to achieve spending cuts and use less than their allocated budgets should not be punished with a 'budget cut' next year.

Three Perlis RTD officers charged with receiving bribes from lorry driver

By ILI SHAZWANI - Friday, September 30, 2016 - 14:20

KANGAR: Three Perlis Road Transport Department officers claimed trial at the Sessions Court here today to receiving bribes last year.

Renowned gastroenterology experts to treat 50 fortunate patients in Sabah

By OLIVIA MIWIL - Friday, September 30, 2016 - 13:47

KOTA KINABALU: About 50 patients suffering from digestive ailments from across Sabah will be treated by renowned gastroenterology experts at Queen Elizabeth hospital here over the next two days.

Perak deploys drones in its battle against illegal land clearing

By NABILAH HAMUDIN - Friday, September 30, 2016 - 13:39

IPOH: The State Land and Mines office today received 15 drone units from the state government, which will be used to help curb illegal land clearing and encroachment.

Man dies, eight injured as trailer lands on side and crashes into bus

By NABILAH HAMUDIN - Friday, September 30, 2016 - 13:28

TAIPING: A trailer lorry driver was killed and eight others were injured when the vehicle collided with a bus at KM79.4 of Jalan Sitiawan-Taiping, Trong near here today.