SANDAKAN: A woman in her 30s has fallen victim to an online scam and lost RM2,850.
KUALA TERENGGANU: The flood situation in Terengganu's two worst-affected districts worsened early today, with the number of evacuees rising to 1,432 people from 390 families, compared to 512 from 127 families last night.
KOTA KINABALU: In what was supposed to be another typical fun dive, a group of 14 divers were treated to an experience of a lifetime when they spotted a pod of orcas in the tropical waters off the east coast of Sabah.
SHAH ALAM: The New Straits Times Press (NSTP) bagged four awards in the Selangor State Development Corporation (PKNS) media night, today.
KUALA TERENGGANU: The flood situation in Terengganu took a turn for the worse tonight as the number of evacuees rose in the Besut and Setiu districts.
JOHOR BARU: Deputy Home Minister Nur Jazlan Mohamed today called for the implementation of a sexual offenders registry, which will enable Malaysians to know if such offenders are residing in their neighbourhoods.
KUALA TERENGGANU: Ten people from two families from Taman Perumahan RAKR in Kampung Laklok, Jertih, become the first batch of people to be moved to a relief centre here when floods inundated their residential area today.
JOHOR BARU: Deputy Home Minister Datuk Nur Jazlan Mohamed wants the Federal government to review the role of Iskandar Regional Development Authority (IRDA), as flash floods in the city area, which occur every time there is a downpour, has become a bane to business operators and city dwellers here.
KUANTAN: Prime Minister Datuk Seri Najib Razak praised the official launch of Visit Pahang Year 2017 here tonight, describing it as a major boost for the economy.
KEMAMAN: A lorry driver was killed while five others were injured in a three-vehicle crash at the East Coast Highway 2 (LPT2), today.
HUTAN MELINTANG: The Home Ministry today gave its assurance that any sensitive information pertaining to official secrets would not be leaked following the arrest of two officials of a government-linked company (GLC) dealing in electronic chip-based passports.
KAJANG: Police have arrested four women this afternoon in relation to the alleged child abuse case at a nursery in Bangi.
KUANTAN: Kolej Yayasan Pahang (KYP) became the first campus in the country to offer Level 3 Malaysian Skills Certificate (SKM) courses for Orang Asli development.
BAGAN DATUK: Some RM500 million in savings has been withdrawn from Tabung Haji accounts following a malicious slander, which was said to have been making its round since last year.
KUALA LUMPUR: Pas will push for its upcoming “Himpunan RUU355” to be held at Dataran Merdeka, even though its request for a permit was rejected by the Kuala Lumpur City Hall (DBKL), said Pas deputy president Datuk Tuan Ibrahim Tuan Man.
HUTAN MELINTANG: Deputy Prime Minister Datuk Seri Dr Ahmad Zahid Hamidi has advised National Higher Education Fund (PTPTN) defaulters to be more socially responsible.
BANGKOK: A Malaysian man drove more than 2,500km from Malaysia to Si Chomphu, Khon Kaen in northeastern Thailand to find his former Thai-wife whom he suspected had cheated him 3 million Baht (about RM380,000) over a proposed business venture.
KOTA KINABALU: The High Court here today reduced by half the combined bail of RM12 million for the former Sabah Water Department director and his wife, who were charged with money laundering last month.
SHAH ALAM: The High Court here today increased from 14 days to five months the jail sentence on a married couple who was convicted of harassing a female Shah Alam City Council (MBSA) enforcement personnel on duty in November last year.
SETIU: The Prime Minister’s wife, Datin Seri Rosmah Mansor, spared time from her busy schedule to visit with flood victims at a school-cum relief centre here.
PETALING JAYA: The Inspector-General of Police Tan Sri Khalid Abu Bakar today confirmed that a police report was lodged against former special operations director of the Malaysian Anti-Corruption Commission (MACC) Datuk Bahri Mohd Zin, alleging that he abused his power while in office.
PUTRAJAYA: The Court of Appeal today struck out former student activists Adam Adli Abdul Halim and three others’ appeal on a constitutional challenge over their charge for participating in an assembly at a ‘prohibited area’.
MARANG: A 21-year-old motorcyclist was killed when his vehicle rear-ended a car near Kampung Kelulut here yesterday.
KUALA LUMPUR: The long awaited justice sought by Nurhidayah A Ghani’s family has finally ended when the High Court here today sentenced her husband to the gallows.
KOTA MARUDU: Nine flood evacuation centres here were officially closed at 1pm today.
SANDAKAN: The Malaysian registered fishing boat, which was found abandoned in Philippines waters yesterday, has been towed to the Philippines security base at Taganak island.
PADANG TERAP: A study conducted by the Health Ministry in 2015 has shown that Kedah has the highest number of diabetes and hypertension cases compared to other states in the country.
BAGAN DATUK: Prime Minister Datuk Seri Najib Razak had instructed the 2050 National Transformation (TN50) dialogue session on religious cluster to be conducted nationwide to gather feedback in order to draw up the Islamic agenda, said Deputy Prime Minister Datuk Seri Dr Ahmad Zahid Hamidi.
KUALA TERENGGANU: Tens of thousands of visitors and tourists are expected to throng the city state’s Chinatown as Terengganu gears up for the Chinese New Year countdown which starts today.
KUALA LUMPUR: The High Court here today adjourned the Kevin Morais murder trial to Feb 22 after being informed that one of the lawyers in the case was on sick leave.
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