Tempers flare as thousands of commuters stranded after train derailment

By Nuradzimmah Daim and Zahratulhayat Mat Arif - Friday, 28 October 2016.

IPOH: Stranded commuters at the Kampar and Ipoh KTM stations here are getting restless as works to remove derailed carriages at Kampung Bakap, Batu Gajah, are still ongoing.


Husband and wife killed, three injured, in car collision in Negri Sembilan

By Abnor Hamizam Abd Manap - Friday, October 28, 2016 - 17:54

BANDAR SRI JEMPOL: Nur Azman Nasrudin, 26, couldn’t believe his eyes when he saw the bodies of his parents, who were killed in a car crash at Jalan besar Felda Serting Hilir here last night.

Relief for Subang, Puchong residents as water supply returns

By Beatrice Nita Jay - Friday, October 28, 2016 - 17:23

KUALA LUMPUR: Residents in Subang and Puchong are now breathing a sigh of relief as water supply, which was disrupted for the past few days, was fully restored as of 2pm today.

Selangor's Budget 2017 to place equal emphasis on development, management

By FAIRUZ MOHD SHAHAR - Friday, October 28, 2016 - 17:14

SEPANG: The Selangor state government’s Budget 2017, which is scheduled to be tabled on Monday, will place equal importance on state development and management.

Runaway MACC officer did not have criminal record prior to joining commission

By Kelly Koh - Friday, October 28, 2016 - 17:01

MALACCA: The Malaysian Anti-Corruption Commission (MACC) officer, sought for alleged abuse of his wife, did not have a previous criminal record prior to joining the anti-graft body.

Checks show sufficient supply of cooking oil in Penang

By BALVIN KAUR and PHUAH KEN LIN - Friday, October 28, 2016 - 16:54

GEORGE TOWN: Cooking oil supply has been restored in several shopping malls and some sundry shops in the state, following a two-day shortage.

Photo frame factory gutted by blaze, 2 injured

By Ili Shazwani and Zuliaty Zulkiffli - Friday, October 28, 2016 - 16:37

ALOR STAR: A fireman and a 16 year-old teenager were injured when a factory in Jalan Datuk Kumbar here went up in flames last night.

Deepavali joy for Indian community as state gov't promises affordable homes

By ADRIAN DAVID - Friday, October 28, 2016 - 16:07

KUALA TERENGGANU: Even for hardcore poor Hindus in the state, Deepavali is always a time of joy. But this Deepavali is especially sweet, as the state government has assured them of affordable homes very soon.

IGP: Some rally organisers intent on flouting the law

By Kelly Koh - Friday, October 28, 2016 - 15:52

MALACCA: Malaysia is not a "cowboy country", as there are laws to govern peaceful assembly, and penalties which can be imposed on errant groups.

Eleven detained under POCA for secret society ties

By ILI SHAZWANI - Friday, October 28, 2016 - 15:47

ALOR STAR: Eleven men, aged in their 20s and 30s, were ordered to be detained under the Prevention of Crime Act (Poca) 1959 by the magistrate’s court here today in connection with secret society activities.

Tight security in place for Sunday's Malaysia Cup finals

By DAWN CHAN - Friday, October 28, 2016 - 15:39

SHAH ALAM: Immediate arrests will be made against football fans who attempt to bring in explosive materials into Stadium Shah Alam during the Kedah vs Selangor Piala Malaysia (Malaysia Cup) finals on Sunday.

Police report lodged against MACC man who forced wife to perform lewd sex act on son

By Chuah Bee Kim - Friday, October 28, 2016 - 15:20

JOHOR BARU: Police have received two police reports against a Malaysian Anti-Corruption Commission (MACC) officer who had allegedly abused his wife.

Thai man gets three years jail for smuggling Ugandans into Malaysia

By ILI SHAZWANI - Friday, October 28, 2016 - 15:16

KANGAR: A Thai man was sentenced to three years' jail by the High Court here today for smuggling two migrants into Malaysia eight months ago.

Cops investigating current, ex-MPs for breaching gov't oath of secrecy

By Kelly Koh - Friday, October 28, 2016 - 15:05

MALACCA: Police will investigate former ministers and former members of Parliament if they breach their government oath of secrecy.

SPM 2016 to take place from Nov 7 to Dec 6

By FAIRUZ MOHD SHAHAR - Friday, October 28, 2016 - 14:50

PUTRAJAYA: A total of 434,535 candidates have registered to sit for this year's Sijil Pelajaran Malaysia (SPM)'s written examinations, which are scheduled from Nov 7 to Dec 6.

Married couple charged with multiple counts of money laundering

By HIDIR REDUAN - Friday, October 28, 2016 - 14:38

KUANTAN: A married couple claimed trial to 15 counts of money laundering amounting to RM2.4 million.

ETS services between Kampar - Ipoh suspended for 48 hours

By Nuradzimmah Daim and Zahratulhayat Mat Arif - Friday, October 28, 2016 - 14:26

IPOH: KTM's ETS service between Kampar and Ipoh has been suspended for 48 hours following a train derailment at Batu Gajah this morning.

Scheduled water cut on Nov 1 in Negri Sembilan postponed to Nov 15

By Bernama - Friday, October 28, 2016 - 13:02

SEREMBAN: The temporary scheduled water supply shutdown in Port Dickson, Seremban, Rembau, Kuala Pilah and Jempol on Nov 1 has been postponed to Nov 15.

(UPDATED) Body found near bridge identified as man who left 'final words' in viral Facebook post

By PHUAH KEN LIN - Friday, October 28, 2016 - 12:39

BATU KAWAN: A body found by fishermen this morning near the Sultan Abdul Halim Mu'adzam Shah Bridge has been confirmed as 38 year-old Mohd Shukri Saad, a man who was previously convicted for cigarette smuggling.

Search for missing Aussie tourist in Mulu National Park enters second day

By Esther Landau - Friday, October 28, 2016 - 12:16

MIRI: The search and rescue mission for the Australian tourist, who has been missing for more than a week since his trip to the Mulu National Park here, has yet to produce any positive results.

More than 400 patients relocated following Sultanah Aminah Hospital fire

By Rizalman Hammim - Friday, October 28, 2016 - 12:09

JOHOR BARU: More than 400 patients have been relocated to several government hospitals in the city and neighbouring districts following the fire that damaged parts of Sultanah Aminah Hospital (HSA) on Tuesday.

Furore erupts over Penang Run 2016 being held a day after Deepavali

By BALVIN KAUR - Friday, October 28, 2016 - 11:58

GEORGE TOWN: The organiser of the Penang Run 2016 has apologised to the state’s Hindu community for holding the event on Oct 30, just a day after Deepavali.

Dr M 'not sure' if Khairuddin has quit PPBM

By FERNANDO FONG - Friday, October 28, 2016 - 10:58

KUALA LUMPUR: Former prime minister Tun Dr Mahathir Mohamad said he is unaware that his staunch supporter Datuk Seri Khairuddin Abu Hassan had quit Parti Pribumi Bersatu Malaysia (PPBM).

Gerakan flays Penang City Council for foot dragging on pressing local issues

By PHUAH KEN LIN - Friday, October 28, 2016 - 10:42

GEORGE TOWN: Penang Gerakan took Penang Island City Council (MBPP) councilors to task for not addressing numerous pressing issues faced by the local community.

Penang state gov't castigated for turning blind eye to rampant land clearing

By PHUAH KEN LIN - Friday, October 28, 2016 - 10:37

GEORGE TOWN: Indiscriminate hill clearing in Penang has resulted in the decimation of forested land, and the Penang Island City Council (MBPP) has been asked to make its stand on the matter.

Cargo train derails in Batu Gajah, no fatalities reported [VIDEO]

By Bernama - Friday, October 28, 2016 - 10:24

IPOH: A cargo train derailed along Kampung Bakap, Batu Gajah early this morning, throwing 21 carriages including two locomotives off the track.

Form 3 student missing for past 12 days in Perak

By Bernama - Friday, October 28, 2016 - 08:55

IPOH: A form three pupil has been reported missing over the past 12 days.

Husband and wife die, teen daughter injured in Jempol traffic accident

By Abnor Hamizam Abd Manap - Friday, October 28, 2016 - 00:33

BANDAR SERI JEMPOL: A man and wife died while three others were injured in a traffic accident at Jalan Besar Felda Serting Hilir, here today.

PM sends Deepavali video greetings on Facebook

By Awaina Arbee - Thursday, October 27, 2016 - 23:14

KUALA LUMPUR: Prime Minister Datuk Seri Najib Razak called for unity this Deepavali through a video he posted on Facebook tonight.

Hawkers tighten belt, frugal times ahead as cooking oil subsidy to be removed

By HIDIR REDUAN, Phua Ken Lin and Esther Landau - Thursday, October 27, 2016 - 22:34

KUANTAN: Hawkers here will have to be more prudent once the cooking oil subsidy is withdrawn next month.

Authorities seize over 3 tonnes of cooking oil from abandoned home

By Ahmad Fairuz Othman - Thursday, October 27, 2016 - 21:04

MUAR: The Domestic Trade, Cooperatives and Consumerism Ministry seized 3,585kg of cooking oil valued at RM9,708 at a vacant house in Rawang, Tangkak on Wednesday.