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(UPDATED) Two killed, several injured as buggy crashes into spectators in Kuantan

By T.N.Alagesh - Sunday, 25 September 2016.

KUANTAN: Two people in a family were killed and several others injured after a racing buggy slammed into spectators during the Education Innovation Motorsports and Automotive Race (Eimarace) at Indera Mahkota today.

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More NGOs, individuals, lodge police reports against Bersih 5

By FAISAL ASYRAF - Sunday, September 25, 2016 - 18:24

SUBANG JAYA: A number of non-governmental organisations (NGOs) and private individuals lodged police reports on the upcoming Bersih 5 street rally today.

Perak's higher-than-average suicide rate worries Health Department

By Raja Khalidatul Asrin - Sunday, September 25, 2016 - 18:12

IPOH: Perak’s suicide rate is higher than the national average, and the state ranks third in the country for incidents of death by suicide.

Najib en route to Germany for bilateral meeting with Merkel

By FAZLEENA AZIZ - Sunday, September 25, 2016 - 18:00

PUTRAJAYA: Prime Minister Datuk Seri Najib Razak will be making an official visit to Germany from Sept 26 to 28.

Khairy advises Umno Youth to hold strong against new Sabah party

By Kristy Inus - Sunday, September 25, 2016 - 17:26

KOTA KINABALU: Umno Youth chief Khairy Jamaluddin has said efforts must be doubled to ensure party supporters do not sway with the formation of new political parties here.

Sabah minister involved in vehicle accident in Tuaran

By AVILA GERALDINE - Sunday, September 25, 2016 - 17:22

TUARAN: Sabah Youth and Sports Assistant Minister Datuk Masiung Banah was involved in a three-vehicle accident at Jalan Berungis-Tenghilan here today.

Police seize 62,000 meth pills worth RM1.24 million in drug bust

By SULAIMAN JAAFAR - Sunday, September 25, 2016 - 17:08

KOTA BARU: Police seized 62,000 methamphetamine pills valued at about RM1.24 million from two houses in Kampung Pasir Pekan Hilir and Pasir Pekan in Tumpat on Thursday.

10 suspected female human trafficking victims rescued during raid

By EMBUN MAJID - Sunday, September 25, 2016 - 16:37

SUNGAI PETANI: The Kuala Muda district police rescued 10 Indonesian women, believed to be victims of human trafficking, from a house in Taman Intan here last night.

Londoners sink their teeth into Malaysia Fest 2016

By RUPA DAMODARAN - Sunday, September 25, 2016 - 16:23

LONDON: International Trade and Industry Minister Datuk Seri Mustapa Mohamed has assured Malaysian restaurants here that the annual Malaysia Fest showcase will continue in the coming years.

BN special committee on EC redelineation to meet next week

By Seri Nor Nadiah Koris - Sunday, September 25, 2016 - 16:09

PASIR SALAK: Barisan Nasional's (BN) special committee on the proposed redelineation of electoral borders will hold its first meeting on Thursday.

Water supply in Selangor, Putrajaya slowly returning to normal

By HASHINI KAVISHTRI KANNAN - Sunday, September 25, 2016 - 14:56

PUTRAJAYA: Water supply in four major districts, which were disrupted affecting 337,000 consumers, is slowly returning to normal.

Idris allays concerns of PTPTN loan defaulters, says repayment can be worked out

By ADRIAN DAVID - Sunday, September 25, 2016 - 14:43

KUALA TERENGGANU: Those who have yet to settle their National Higher Education Fund Corporation (PTPTN) study loans should not feel that they are in dire straits, assured Datuk Seri Idris Jusoh.

Don't believe everything on social media, says DPM Zahid

By Bernama - Sunday, September 25, 2016 - 13:45

NEW YORK: Malaysian students abroad should not easily accept all the things reported without basing them on facts especially those in the social media, said Deputy Prime Minister Datuk Seri Dr Ahmad Zahid Hamidi.

Kelantan water woes affecting SMEs

By Bernama - Sunday, September 25, 2016 - 13:28

KOTA BARU: The endless water supply woes in Kelantan have not only affected the people but also challenged the capacity of small and medium enterprises (SMEs) in their daily business transactions.

Technology can reduce dependency on foreign workers: MBAM

By Bernama - Sunday, September 25, 2016 - 12:43

KUALA SELANGOR: Industry players in the construction and handicraft sectors are recommended to optimise the use of the technology industry in efforts to reduce dependence on foreign workers.

(Full text) DPM Zahid's speech at UN General Assembly

By Bernama - Sunday, September 25, 2016 - 11:27

KUALA LUMPUR: Following is the full text of the speech by Deputy Prime Minister Datuk Seri Dr Ahmad Zahid Hamidi at the General Debate of the 71st session of the United Nations General Assembly in New York.

Mangrove clearing leads to floods

By Seri Nor Nadiah Koris - Sunday, September 25, 2016 - 11:00

PANTAI REMIS: THE destruction of mangrove forests along the coastal areas is to be blamed for the recent floods that occurred during the high tide phenomenon in several states.

Maintain country's good name, Zahid tells M'sians abroad

By Roy Goh - Sunday, September 25, 2016 - 09:41

NEW YORK: Deputy Prime Minister Datuk Seri Ahmad Zahid Hamidi has reminded Malaysians living abroad to maintain the good name and image of the country.

Malaysia submits proposal to allow international trade of crocodiles

By Bernama - Sunday, September 25, 2016 - 09:36

KUALA LUMPUR: Malaysia has submitted a proposal to allow international trade of crocodiles from the wild at the 17th Conference of Parties, Convention on International Trade in Endangered Species of Wild Fauna and Flora (CITES) in Johannesburg, South Africa.

Kit Siang denies spat between Guan Eng and Ambiga

By PHUAH KEN LIN - Sunday, September 25, 2016 - 00:18

GEORGE TOWN: DAP veteran Lim Kit Siang today sought to play down an alleged spat between his son Lim Guan Eng and activist Datuk Ambiga Sreenevasan, saying the incident had been "misunderstood" by the media.

Msia declares commitment to achieving UN sustainable goals

By Roy Goh - Sunday, September 25, 2016 - 00:03

NEW YORK: Malaysia stands with the international community that favours the need for solidarity under the United Nations to deal with conflict, diseases and climate change through sustainable goals.

Police to deploy 10 officers for UN mission in Darfur

By ZAHRATULHAYAT MAT ARIF - Saturday, September 24, 2016 - 22:53

SEPANG: Police will deploy 10 more officers to serve in Sudan under the United Nations– African Union Mission in Darfur (Unamid) early tomorrow.

Police seek public help on stone-throwing incident which damaged three vehicles

By MASRIWANIE MUHAMADING - Saturday, September 24, 2016 - 22:35

ALOR STAR: Police are seeking help from the public to track down the culprits involved in a stone-throwing incident at KM40.6 of the North-South Expressway (NSE), northbound on Thursday.

Sg Semenyih water treatment plant resumes operation after third shutdown

By NST ONLINE - Saturday, September 24, 2016 - 22:12

KUALA LUMPUR: The Sungai Semenyih water treatment plant resumed operations today following its third shutdown within the space of 48 hours.

Water disruption in KL, PJ on Sept 27 and 28

By Bernama - Saturday, September 24, 2016 - 21:10

KUALA LUMPUR: Several areas in the federal capital and the Petaling district will experience temporary water supply disruptions following upgrading work to boost the efficiency of the water distribution system from 3 am on Tuesday (Sept 27) to 8pm the next day (Sept 28).

Salleh hits out at western media for not reporting dismissal of U.S. 1MDB lawsuit

By Bernama - Saturday, September 24, 2016 - 19:58

KUALA LUMPUR: Communications and Multimedia Minister Datuk Seri Dr Salleh Said Keruak has hit out at the Wall Street Journal and other Western media for not reporting the dismissal of the lawsuit filed in the United States against 1Malaysia Development Berhad.

FT Ministry plans free school bus service for PPR residents

By Bernama - Saturday, September 24, 2016 - 19:27

KUALA LUMPUR: The Federal Territories Ministry is in talks with bus Nadi to provide free bus service for children at People’s Housing Projects (PPR) around the capital from next year.

AirAsia & AirAsia X flights from KLIA2 rescheduled from Sept 26 - 29

By JUNE MOH - Saturday, September 24, 2016 - 18:49

KUALA LUMPUR: AirAsia and AirAsia X will reschedule all flights departing from Kuala Lumpur from Sept 26 to 29 due to closure of airspace for aerial survey.

MCA heartened by increase in Chinese support

By BALVIN KAUR - Saturday, September 24, 2016 - 18:44

BUTTERWORTH: There has been an increase in support among the Chinese community for MCA recently, said MCA secretary-general Datuk Seri Ong Ka Chuan.

Yakeb short of funds to care for former national athletes

By EMBUN MAJID - Saturday, September 24, 2016 - 18:33

ALOR STAR: The National Athletes Welfare Foundation (Yakeb) needs at least RM3 million annually to care for more than 3,000 former national athletes registered with the foundation.

Chang, Husam's lawsuit against 'Wolf of Wall Street' producers dismissed

By NST ONLINE - Saturday, September 24, 2016 - 18:26

KUALA LUMPUR: The class action lawsuit filed in the United States by ‎Tun Dr Mahathir Mohamad’s former political secretary Matthias Chang, and former Pas vice-president Datuk Husam Musa was dismissed yesterday.