Malaysia can move into RM2 trillion economy in seven years

By Ahmad Fairuz Othman - Saturday, 3 December 2016.

KUALA LUMPUR: Malaysia's economy now stands at RM1.3 trillion and has the potential to grow to a RM2 trillion economy.


Body of M'sian mountaineer to be repatriated tomorrow

By Bernama - Sunday, December 4, 2016 - 00:01

KUALA LUMPUR: The remains of Malaysian climber Syed Redzuan Syed Salim Shatri who died on Mount Damavand in Iran, are expected to be repatriated tomorrow.

Dont blame me for everything - Najib

By Bernama - Saturday, December 3, 2016 - 22:25

KUALA LUMPUR: Prime Minister Datuk Seri Najib Tun Razak today lambasted the opposition who were prone to linking him to all sorts of negative issues that were happening in the country.

Man stabbed in chest by 'mentally ill' neighbour

By TEOH PEI YING - Saturday, December 3, 2016 - 21:53

KAJANG: A 31-year-old man was hospitalised after he was stabbed in the chest by a “mentally ill” neighbour outside his house in Taman Cheras Jaya, here, early Saturday morning.

Navy to sign MoU with MACC in bid to fight graft

By Bernama - Saturday, December 3, 2016 - 20:40

LUMUT: The Royal Malaysian Navy (RMN) will sign a memorandum of understanding (MoU) with the Malaysian Anti-Corruption Commission (MACC) to curb corruption among its personnel and companies dealing with them on Dec 13.

Pharmacist killed in traffic accident in Kangar

By Hafizudin Mohd Safar - Saturday, December 3, 2016 - 20:33

KANGAR: A 26-year-old pharmacist was killed in a head-on collision involving a Perodua Kancil and a lorry along the Kangar-Alor Star trunk road today.

Superman Hew's infamous 'screw the Malays' video makes appearance at Umno assembly

By ADRIAN LAI AND ZAFIRA ANWAR - Saturday, December 3, 2016 - 20:20

KUALA LUMPUR: The infamous video clip featuring former DAP man ‘Superman’ Hew Kuan Yew uttering racist remarks was played for Umno delegates during the winding up speech by party president and Prime Minister Datuk Seri Najib Razak today.

At least half of retailers at MRT stations first phase to be Bumiputera

By Ahmad Fairuz Othman - Saturday, December 3, 2016 - 19:52

KUALA LUMPUR: At least 50 per cent of the retailers doing business at the first phase of Mass Rapid Transit (MRT) stations must be made up of Bumiputera entrepreneurs.

Groom-to-be among victims of Penang bodyguard shooting rampage

By Bernama - Saturday, December 3, 2016 - 19:51

GEORGE TOWN: Professional entertainer Choi Hon Ming was set to marry his sweetheart in Dec next year.

Almost 60 people evacuated as flood waters rise in Perak

By INTAN BAHA - Saturday, December 3, 2016 - 19:40

IPOH: Two flood evacuation centres were opened in two districts at Kampung Pengkalan Ara, Sungai Manik; and in Kampung Padang Serai, Pantai Remis, near here involving 59 people from 14 families, who were evacuated as of 6pm today.

Najib: Felda settlers poised to benefit from Msia-China deals

By Ahmad Fairuz Othman - Saturday, December 3, 2016 - 19:38

KUALA LUMPUR: The country's 550,000 Felda settlers will profit from the recent deal struck with China to import more palm oil from Malaysia.

Rescuer collapses and dies after completing search mission for missing angler

By Adrian David and Zarina Abdullah - Saturday, December 3, 2016 - 19:25

KUALA BERANG: A Civil Defence Department personnel, who had earlier joined a search for a missing person at Sungai Lut, Jerangtau Barat, collapsed and died shortly after the mission ended.

Man falls unconscious while driving along Sungai Ujong road, causes traffic jam

By Nur Aqidah Azizi - Saturday, December 3, 2016 - 19:14

SEREMBAN: Motorists along Jalan Sungai Ujong were in shocked when they saw a car driver fell unconscious at the wheel, leading to a massive traffic jam on the stretch.

Malaysia not severing ties with Myanmar over Rohingya issue

By NIK IMRAN AND HANA NAZ HARUN - Saturday, December 3, 2016 - 18:59

KUALA LUMPUR: Malaysia’s strong stand on the issue of the Rohingya in Myanmar is purely to uphold their community’s dignity, said Prime Minister Datuk Seri Najib Razak.

Resolution at hand for Felda settlers' woes, pledges Najib

By Ahmad Fairuz Othman - Saturday, December 3, 2016 - 18:36

KUALA LUMPUR: The government will soon announce a mechanism to solve issues faced by Felda settlers, particularly those involved in the cultivation of oil palm.

Rohingya gathering: First Pas-Umno alliance for sake of Islam

By Bernama - Saturday, December 3, 2016 - 18:18

KUALA LUMPUR: An upcoming large-scale gathering on the Rohingya issue is the first 'jihad' uniting Umno and Pas in promoting and empowering Islam, said Umno Supreme Council member Datuk Seri Ismail Sabri Yaakob.

Numerous NGOs involved in aiding foreign interference in Malaysia, says Zahid

By ROSLI ZAKARIA AND NURADZIMMAH DAIM - Saturday, December 3, 2016 - 17:53

KUALA LUMPUR: Foreign interference in Malaysia started way back in 1993 with plans and strategies to start a revolution to topple a democratically-elected government, Umno vice-president Datuk Seri Dr Ahmad Zahid Hamidi said today.

Man missing for three days found in jungle, weak and disoriented

By Zarina Abdullah - Saturday, December 3, 2016 - 17:49

HULU TERENGGANU: A 45-year-old man who went missing while fishing with four others at Sungai Lut in Felda Jerangau Barat here, has been found.

2016 General Assembly the best for me, says Najib

By Bernama - Saturday, December 3, 2016 - 17:47

KUALA LUMPUR: Umno president Datuk Seri Najib Razak described the 2016 Umno General Assembly as the best one for him because he had a leadership lineup that was compatible with him.

Najib: My participation in Rohingya solidarity rally on humanitarian grounds

By AHMAD FARIUZ OTHMAN - Saturday, December 3, 2016 - 17:46

KUALA LUMPUR: Umno president Datuk Seri Najib Razak said his participation in the historic rally for the Rohingya cause tomorrow is not about meddling in Myanmar's internal affairs, but to defend humanitarian and universal values.

Remand of babysitter suspected of infant abuse extended

By INTAN BAHA - Saturday, December 3, 2016 - 17:34

SERI MANJUNG: A babysitter who has been in police detention since Nov 28 on suspicion of abusing an 11-month-old girl had her remand extended until Dec 7 to assist investigations.

Umno's internal issues resolved, rank and file united, says Najib

By Ahmad Fairuz Othman - Saturday, December 3, 2016 - 17:25

KUALA LUMPUR: Umno has resolved its internal issues and is now ready to face the 14th general election, said Umno president Datuk Seri Najib Razak.

Umno Youth's wala' to leadership not blind loyalty, says Khairy

By Ahmad Fairuz Othman - Saturday, December 3, 2016 - 17:12

KUALA LUMPUR: Umno Youth's adherence to the principle of wala' towards the party leadership is not a form of blind loyalty, but allegiance to a leadership that fulfills the aspirations and needs of the people.

Exuberance at Umno General Assembly presages "political tsunami" for GE14

By Audrey Dermawan - Saturday, December 3, 2016 - 17:03

KUALA LUMPUR: The high spirits exuded by Umno delegates at this year's general assembly is an indication that Umno will ride a political tsunami in the 14th general election.

Wanita Umno members must become 'neuroleaders', says Shahrizat

By HANA NAZ HARUN - Saturday, December 3, 2016 - 16:58

KUALA LUMPUR: It is important for Wanita Umno members to become “neuroleaders” to face the current political turbulence, said its chief, Tan Sri Shahrizat Abdul Jalil.

Three families evacuated as flood hits Kampung Padang Serai

By INTAN BAHA - Saturday, December 3, 2016 - 16:58

PANTAI REMIS: Three families from Kampung Padang Serai here have been transferred to a flood evacuation centre after their houses were inundated with water following heavy rainfall last night.

Wanita Umno hopes TN50 will open economic doors for women

By HANA NAZ HARUN - Saturday, December 3, 2016 - 16:47

KUALA LUMPUR: Wanita Umno hopes that the 2050 National Transformation (TN50) programme will open doors for women to elevate their economic status in the country.

One dead, two men injured in car crash near Slim River

By INTAN BAHA - Saturday, December 3, 2016 - 16:45

SLIM RIVER: A man was killed, while two others injured when the car they were travelling in crashed and turned turtle near Jalan Gunung Besout - Kuala Slim, this morning.

Sabah Umno reiterates wish for Islamic college in state

By ZAFIRA ANWAR - Saturday, December 3, 2016 - 16:44

KUALA LUMPUR: Sabah Umno has asked the government to establish a much-needed Islamic College in the state to better unite the ummah through education.

Mapim gathering proof on atrocities against Rohingya

By INTAN BAHA - Saturday, December 3, 2016 - 16:41

IPOH: Majlis Perundingan Pertubuhan Islam Malaysia (Mapim) is gathering proof of Myanmar cruelty towards the Rohingya community to bring Myanmar to the International Crime Court (ICC) soonest possible.

Puteri Umno pledges all-out effort to ensure Umno GE14 win

By MELISSA DARLYNE CHOW - Saturday, December 3, 2016 - 16:37

KUALA LUMPUR: Puteri Umno is going all-out to ensure Umno triumphs in the upcoming general election, said its chief Datuk Mas Ermieyati Samsudin.