Zika is here: Malaysia confirms first case at Sg Buloh Hospital

By THARANYA ARUMUGAM - Thursday, 1 September 2016.

PUTRAJAYA: Malaysia has confirmed its first Zika infection case at the Sungai Buloh Hospital, in a woman who recently travelled to Singapore.


Rafizi told to enter defence over disclosing contents of 1MDB audit report

By Shanti Gunaratnam - Thursday, September 1, 2016 - 13:00

KUALA LUMPUR : Pandan member of parliament Rafizi Ramli was today ordered to enter his defence by the Sessions Court on charges of unlawful possession of an classified document, the 1MDB Audit Report and disclosing the contents of that report at the Parliament lobby in March.

Zika in Malaysia: What you need to know about the virus [VIDEO]

By Reuters - Thursday, September 1, 2016 - 11:29

Global health officials are racing to better understand the Zika virus behind a major outbreak that began in Brazil last year and has spread to many countries in the Americas.

Volunteers vow to do their best for pilgrims

By YUSHAIMI YAHAYA - Thursday, September 1, 2016 - 11:00

MECCA: About 600 volunteers and 250 assistants renewed their pledge to give their best to Malaysian pilgrims performing their haj here yesterday.

Trader killed after car rams rock

By Bernama - Thursday, September 1, 2016 - 00:19

LANGKAWI: The joyous National Day celebration here was short-lived when a trader was killed after a four-wheel drive vehicle he was driving rammed a big rock and overturned at Jalan Padang Matsirat here today.

Najib gets portrait from Syed Yusof Wafa

By NST ONLINE - Thursday, September 1, 2016 - 00:15

KUALA LUMPUR: Prime Minister Datuk Seri Najib Razak received a surprise present yesterday, in the form of a portrait by notable artist Syed Yusof Wafa Syed Nordin Wafa.

Two arrested after leading police on 50km highway chase

By HANI SHAMIRA SHAHRUDIN - Wednesday, August 31, 2016 - 23:54

KUALA LUMPUR: Two men were arrested after leading police on a 50-kilometre car chase this evening.

Police detain four over killing of woman in Klang

By Bernama - Wednesday, August 31, 2016 - 22:53

SHAH ALAM: The police have detained three men and a woman to facilitate investigations into the killing of a single mother whose body was found in a bag last week in Klang.

Student who suffers bleeding in the head recovering

By Bernama - Wednesday, August 31, 2016 - 22:00

ALOR STAR: A form-two student of a school in Sungai Petani who suffered a haemorrhage after it was believed he was assaulted by three senior students on Sunday is now more stable and expected to be discharged in the very near future.

Husam joining Pan will not affect Pas: Ahmad

By Bernama - Wednesday, August 31, 2016 - 21:10

KOTA BARU: Former PAS vice president Datuk Husam Musa joining Parti Amanah Negara (Pan ) will not affect Pas, said its Deputy Spiritual leader Datuk Ahmad Yakob.

Man frees himself from handcuffs, escapes Seremban magistrate's court

By TEOH PEI YING - Wednesday, August 31, 2016 - 20:45

SEREMBAN: Police are tracking down a 32-year-old car theft suspect who escaped from the magistrate’s court here on Tuesday.

Woman brings three-year old son along for suicide plunge at Bukit Jalil apartment

By FAISAL ASYRAF - Wednesday, August 31, 2016 - 20:29

KUALA LUMPUR: A woman, overcome by depression, is believed to have dragged her three-year old son and jumped off from the 32nd floor of a Bukit Jalil apartment today.

Umno leaders must look after the welfare of all Malaysians, says Zahid

By Veena Babulal - Wednesday, August 31, 2016 - 19:55

KUALA LUMPUR: The pendulum is swinging in Barisan Nasional's favour hence Umno leaders must look after the welfare of all Malaysians, said Umno vice president Datuk Seri Dr Ahmad Zahid Hamidi.

MACC tracing father of DAP assemblymen to assist probe

By Bernama - Wednesday, August 31, 2016 - 19:36

Pendrive contains other technical issues as well, says Khairy

By LAILI ISMAIL - Wednesday, August 31, 2016 - 19:04

KUALA LUMPUR: Youth and Sports Minister Khairy Jamaluddin said the pendrive, handed over to him by Johor Crown Prince Tunku Ismail Sultan Ibrahim recently among others, contains technical information on local football.

Air quality improving, only eight places record moderate API

By Bernama - Wednesday, August 31, 2016 - 18:42

KUALA LUMPUR: The air quality nationwide has improved with only eight places recording a moderate Air Pollutant Index (API) reading today compared to 16 places yesterday.

Penang cops looking for Uber driver who robbed passenger

By Bernama - Wednesday, August 31, 2016 - 18:30

GEORGE TOWN: State police are now on the lookout for an Uber driver who allegedly robbed an Indonesian factory operator of RM2,000 in cash and valuables last Saturday in Bayan Lepas.

Sri Utama students experiment with worm composting

By SIM BAK HENG - Wednesday, August 31, 2016 - 17:44

PM Najib launches KL International Arts Festival

By ALIZA SHAH - Wednesday, August 31, 2016 - 17:31

KUALA LUMPUR: Prime Minister Datuk Seri Najib Razak today launched the Kuala Lumpur International Arts Festival (Diversecity 2016).

Three rearrested over MACC probe into RM15m book publishing contract

By FAIRUZ MOHD SHAHAR - Wednesday, August 31, 2016 - 17:19

PUTRAJAYA: Three of four individuals who were released after their remand period ended yesterday, have been rearrested by the Malaysian Anti-Corruption Commission (MACC) to assist in its RM15 million book publishing contract probe.

BoBoiBoy makes surprise appearance at Merdeka Day parade

By Nuradzimmah Daim - Wednesday, August 31, 2016 - 17:07

KUALA LUMPUR: The sight of a giant balloon of the popular local animation character BoBoiBoy at the National Day parade at Dataran Merdeka today drew wide grins and cheers from children.

Missing angler found drowned three days later near Sg Terengganu

By Zarina Abdullah - Wednesday, August 31, 2016 - 16:57

KUALA NERUS: A man who went missing after his boat capsized off Pantai Teluk Ketapang on Monday, was found dead near the Sungai Terengganu estuary by a rescue team today.

Tangkap MO1 rally: Rasah MP among those summoned by police

By FAISAL ASYRAF - Wednesday, August 31, 2016 - 16:47

KUALA LUMPUR: Police have summoned several individuals, including Rasah MP Teo Kok Seong, to have their statements recorded over the Tangkap MO1 rally held on Saturday.

Merdeka baby makes mum's day with early arrival

By Zarina Abdullah - Wednesday, August 31, 2016 - 16:38

KUALA TERENGGANU: The mother of the first Merdeka baby at Sultanah Nur Zahirah Hospital was glad she delivered her baby today to rein in the historic occasion.

Two injured in attack at pub

By Bernama - Wednesday, August 31, 2016 - 16:36

KUCHING: Two men were seriously injured in an attack by a group of six men armed with sharp weapons and wood near a pub at Pekan Siburan, Jalan Kuching-Serian early today.

Nine-year-old girl killed in accident near Bukit Gambir

By Halim Said - Wednesday, August 31, 2016 - 16:17

MUAR: A nine-year old girl was killed in an accident at KM148.5 of the North-South Expresssway near Bukit Gambir at 8.15am today.

Merdeka is achieved only once, says Terengganu MB

By ADRIAN DAVID - Wednesday, August 31, 2016 - 16:06

KUALA TERENGGANU: Terengganu Menteri Besar Ahmad Razif Abdul Rahman today called on all quarters to appreciate the freedom, harmony and peace achieved through Merdeka (independence) from the colonial powers.

Maglev trains set to revolutionise Johor

By Chuah Bee Kim and Ahmad Fairuz Othman - Wednesday, August 31, 2016 - 15:29

JOHOR BARU: The proposed plan for a Maglev (magnetic levitation) train service here, as revealed by Sultan of Johor Sultan Ibrahim Sultan Iskandar, will spur a new economic playing field for Johor and create a big leap for Johor Baru in terms of transport infrastructure.

Eight teenagers tested positive for drugs after cops storm wild party

By Halim Said - Wednesday, August 31, 2016 - 15:19

JOHOR BARU: Eight teenagers were among 45 partygoers tested positive for drugs during a police raid at an apartment unit in Nusa Bestari near Iskandar Puteri early this morning.