MH17: It may not be possible to bring back remains before Aidilfitri, says PM Najib

Thursday, 24 July 2014.

KUALA LUMPUR: Remains of Malaysian crash victims are unlikely to be brought back before Hari Raya Aidilfitri, says Prime Minister Datuk Seri Najib Razak today.


2 out of 7 suspects in model’s murder case investigated for drugs

By BEN TAN - Thursday, July 24, 2014 - 22:27

JOHOR BARU: Police have initiated drug-related investigations today on two of the seven suspects currently in custody for the murder case of Estonian model Regina Soosalu in Mersing.

Lorry driver burnt to death in crash

By Ili Shazwani and Nahar Tajri - Thursday, July 24, 2014 - 22:25

CHANGLUN: A man was burnt to death while another seriously injured when the lorries they were driving collided head-on at KM21.1 of North-South Expressway here today.

MH17: Two ministers appointed to manage bodies of Malaysian victims

By NURADILLA NOORAZAM - Thursday, July 24, 2014 - 22:21

SHAH ALAM: The cabinet meeting on Malaysia Airlines MH17 tragedy decided to appoint two ministers from the Prime Minister's department to manage the bodies of Muslims and non-Muslims victims in the tragedy.

OUR HERO: Pekan constituents are proud with Najib's success

By M. Hamzah Jamaludin and T.N. Alagesh - Thursday, July 24, 2014 - 21:50

PEKAN: After winning praises from world leaders and recognition from foreign media, Prime Minister Datuk Seri Najib Razak was received as a "hero" by his constituents at an annual tithe payment programme here yesterday.

MH17: Najib says Malaysia maintained its honour and dignity in handling crisis

By T.N.Alagesh - Thursday, July 24, 2014 - 20:33

PEKAN: Prime Minister Datuk Seri Najib Razak said Malaysia could maintain its honour and dignity when it managed to handle the flight MH17 incident well.

Haze expected to persist until September

Thursday, July 24, 2014 - 20:20

KUALA LUMPUR: The haze over certain areas in the west coast of Peninsular Malaysia and Klang Valley as a result of open burning activities in Central Sumatra, Indonesia is expected to persist until September, according to the Natural Resources and Environment (NRE) Ministry.

Orphans from Gombak fall victim to ‘Duit Raya’ scam

Thursday, July 24, 2014 - 20:12

JOHOR BARU: Some 75 orphans and poor folks from Gombak have fallen victim to a man who promised ‘duit raya,’ buka puasa’ and free stay at a hotel here yesterday.

Media reports of possible MAS-AirAsia X are unfounded and speculative

Thursday, July 24, 2014 - 19:52

KUALA LUMPUR: Media reports of a possible merger between Malaysian Airline System Bhd (MAS) and AirAsia X Bhd are unfounded and speculative, said Khazanah Nasional Bhd.

MH17: Various identification procedures of victims cause delay

Thursday, July 24, 2014 - 19:42

KIEV: The need for Netherlands’ authority to undergo various process to validate the identity of the dead bodies from the victims onboard the downed Malaysian airliner is cited as the reason for the delay of its repartriation before Aidilfitri.

MH17: Emotional state of families more stable with counselors’ help

Thursday, July 24, 2014 - 18:07

PUTRAJAYA: The presence of 25 counselors at the Marriot Hotel here have provided emotional comfort to the family members of passengers and crew of the downed Malaysia Airlines (MAS) flight MH17, hence enabling them to show a better level of acceptance.