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Shutting out IS’ siren call

By ILI LIYANA MOKHTAR AND AINA NASA   news@nst.com.my - Thursday, 18 December 2014.

KUALA LUMPUR: THE threat posed by terror groups around the globe is real and getting closer to home, and the focus should be on formulating a comprehensive plan to tackle the problem.

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11-year-old missing in Kuala Krai flood

Thursday, December 18, 2014 - 10:24

KOTA BARU: An 11-year old is missing, believed drowned, after he fell from the roof of his house while escaping from the flood with his family in Kuala Pertang in Kuala Krai yesterday.

Flood evacuee numbers increase in Terengganu

By Zarina Abdullah - Thursday, December 18, 2014 - 09:36

KUALA TERENGGANU: Night long downpour, saw more flood evacuees being sent to relief centres this morning.

Blessing in the midst of flood

Thursday, December 18, 2014 - 08:42

RANTAU PANJANG: Nurses were forced to take a five tonne truck to reach to a flooded home in Kampung Kedai Lama, here to help a 23-year-old woman delivers her second child.

‘Give opportunities to younger officers’

By AZURA ABAS and ROZANNA LATIFF news@nst.com.my  - Thursday, December 18, 2014 - 08:22

PUTRAJAYA: THE Administrative and Diplomatic Service (PTD) can develop a stronger generation of top public servants by providing the right skills and experience to its younger officers, Prime Minister Datuk Seri Najib Razak said yesterday.

Keep out of universities’ affairs, politicians told

By ZAFIRA ANWAR - Thursday, December 18, 2014 - 08:21

KUALA LUMPUR: POLITICIANS and public figures should not interfere in the academic affairs of a university to ensure its integrity, says Sultan of Perak Sultan Nazrin Muizzuddin Shah.

Police detain Syria-bound man

Thursday, December 18, 2014 - 08:20

KUALA LUMPUR: Police yesterday detained a 39-year-old man believed to be headed for Syria to fight for the Islamic State (IS) group.

‘Hudud will end Pakatan’

By SYED UMAR ARIFF - Thursday, December 18, 2014 - 08:19

KUALA LUMPUR: THERE is an age-old question on the survivability of the opposition pact, in which its lifespan is perhaps not as enduring as the hudud issue.

Poser over rep’s quit tweet

Thursday, December 18, 2014 - 08:19

KOTA KINABALU: Confusion reigns on the Sabah political front yesterday over a PKR assemblyman’s purported plan to resign from his post.

MIC to proceed with CWC meeting today

Thursday, December 18, 2014 - 08:19

KUALA LUMPUR: The MIC central working committee (CWC) emergency meeting today will proceed despite doubts over its validity.

Tax dodgers in IRB’s sights

By ILI LIYANA MOKHTAR - Thursday, December 18, 2014 - 08:19

A TOTAL of 226,000 people out of 5.88 million taxpayers registered with the Inland Revenue Board (IRB) failed to declare their personal income tax last year, the Dewan Negara was told.