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Petrol unchanged, diesel up by 5 sen for March

By ARFA YUNUS - Tuesday, 28 February 2017.

KUALA LUMPUR: Petrol prices will remain unchanged for the month of March.

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Final report on flight MH370 expected to be completed this year - Liow

By Bernama - Tuesday, February 28, 2017 - 23:55

KAJANG: The final investigation report on Malaysia Airlines Flight MH370, which went missing on March 8, 2014, is expected to be completed by this year.

VIEWPOINT: Why King Salman's Asia tour is so significant

By Sholto Byrnes - Tuesday, February 28, 2017 - 23:45

There was no mistaking the arrival of King Salman of Saudi Arabia and his entourage in Malaysia on Sunday morning.

Teen who 'found' baby hanging from window turns out to be the mother

By FAISAL ASYRAF - Tuesday, February 28, 2017 - 23:16

KUALA LUMPUR: A newborn baby was found alive, wrapped in cloth and hung on the window grill of a house in Batang Kali, Selangor, today.

Dengue situation worsens in Perak

By ZAHRATULHAYAT MAT ARIF - Tuesday, February 28, 2017 - 23:05

IPOH: Perak has recorded a total of 1,223 dengue cases between Jan and Feb this year, an increase of 246 cases or 25 per cent, compared to the 977 cases during the same period last year.

Two-year-old girl killed after father accidentally reverses 4WD into her

By T.N. Alagesh - Tuesday, February 28, 2017 - 22:40

MARAN: A two-year-old girl was killed when her father accidently reversed his four-wheel-drive vehicle over her at Felda Jengka 10 near here this morning.

King Salman honoured at IIUM

By MELISSA DARLYNE CHOW and LAILI ISMAIL - Tuesday, February 28, 2017 - 22:28

KUALA LUMPUR: King Salman Abdulaziz Al-Saud of Saudi Arabia was conferred the Honorary Degree of Doctor of Philosophy in Political Science (Islam and Wasatiyyah) and the Outstanding Lifetime Achievement Award by the International Islamic University of Malaysia (IIUM) at a special convocation this ev

Malaysian student's 'Unforgettable Memories' shortlisted for Sony World Photography Awards

By YEOH OON CHUAN - Tuesday, February 28, 2017 - 22:02

KUALA LUMPUR: A photograph taken by a Malaysian student during a family trip to Malacca has been shortlisted for the world’s largest photography competition.

Commercial vehicles must affix rear reflector stickers immediately: RTD

By Azura Abas - Tuesday, February 28, 2017 - 21:43

PUTRAJAYA: The government has announced that all commercial vehicles must display reflector stickers only in the rear, effective immediately.

Contractor latest to be hauled up over Johor real estate corruption scandal

By Rizalman Hammim - Tuesday, February 28, 2017 - 21:31

JOHOR BARU: The Malaysian Anti-Corruption Commission (MACC) arrested a contractor today to assist in the investigation into the real estate corruption scandal in Johor.

DPM spurns call by N. Korean envoy to release Kim's body, detained citizen

By Hariz Mohd - Tuesday, February 28, 2017 - 21:27

BANGI: North Korea should respect Malaysia's legal system instead of making its premature request for the release of the body of Kim Jong-nam and their citizen currently in police custody.

Customs seizes RM40,000 worth of ketum leaves from cop, friend after car chase

By Sharifah Mahsinah Abdullah - Tuesday, February 28, 2017 - 21:20

KOTA BARU: A 27-year-old constable and his friend have been detained for possessing 400kg of ketum leaves worth about RM40,000 at Batu 9 near Tanah Merah yesterday.

Johor prince spearheads effort to recycle waste water to boost state's water reserves

By Ahmad Fairuz Othman - Tuesday, February 28, 2017 - 20:52

JOHOR BARU: Johor will become the first state in the country to recycle waste water for use in the industrial sector under an initiative spearheaded by Tunku Temenggong Johor Tunku Idris Sultan Ibrahim.

Three metre-long king cobra caught near Kedah school

By ZULIATY ZULKIFLI - Tuesday, February 28, 2017 - 20:41

KUALA NERANG: A three metre-long king cobra was discovered near a school hostel in Padang Terap, near here today.

No sharing of findings until probe, legal process on Jong-nam's murder case done, says Zahid

By Hariz Mohd - Tuesday, February 28, 2017 - 20:25

BANGI: Any move to share evidence with foreign and international bodies over Kim Jong-nam's murder will only be possible once all investigations and legal processes have been concluded, said Deputy Prime Minister Datuk Seri Dr Ahmad Zahid Hamidi today.

Jong-nam autopsy, toxicology reports now with police

By THARANYA ARUMUGAM - Tuesday, February 28, 2017 - 19:23

KUALA LUMPUR: The complete post-mortem examination and toxicology reports conducted on Kim Jong-nam have been submitted to the police.

Man nabbed for string of break-ins, vehicle thefts in Maran

By HIDIR REDUAN - Tuesday, February 28, 2017 - 19:14

MARAN: A man was arrested last week over a series of house break-ins and vehicle theft cases in the district.

Malaysia's ranking in Bloomberg index proof of BN's success, says Najib

By Bernama - Tuesday, February 28, 2017 - 18:54

KUALA LUMPUR: Datuk Seri Najib Razak said today that Malaysia's ranking in the Bloomberg Innovation Index 2016 was yet another proof that policies and economic plans implemented by the Barisan Nasional government were right on target and had achieved the desired results.

Three killed, four injured in train-van collision in Sabah

By AVILA GERALDINE - Tuesday, February 28, 2017 - 18:37

KOTA KINABALU: Three people were killed and four others, including an infant, were injured when a train car crashed into a van near Kampung Memanjang in Beaufort district, about 97km from here.

Aramco denies Rapid pullout rumour, says it is here to stay

By NST TEAM - Tuesday, February 28, 2017 - 18:01

KUALA LUMPUR: Saudi Arabian Oil Company (Saudi Aramco) never had any plan to withdraw from the Refinery and Petrochemical Integrated Development (Rapid) project in Johor, said its president and chief executive officer Amin H. Nasser today.

MPK staff charged over botched Klang New Year's eve fireworks display

By DAWN CHAN - Tuesday, February 28, 2017 - 17:55

KLANG: Two Klang Municipal Council (MPK) staff – a high-ranking officer and an administrative assistant – pleaded not guilty in separate magistrate’s courts here to charges related to the Klang New Year's eve botched fireworks display.

Jong-nam killing: North Korean delegation arrives for discussions with M'sian gov't

By Seri Nor Nadiah Koris - Tuesday, February 28, 2017 - 17:29

KUALA LUMPUR: A North Korean delegation has arrived in Malaysia to discuss issues with the Malaysian government, including the return of Kim Jong-Nam's remains and release of a man arrested in connection with the case.

Talent wanted: Rise of cybercrimes herald bright future for talents in cybersecurity

By John Gilbert - Tuesday, February 28, 2017 - 17:25

KUALA LUMPUR: Finnish cyber security and privacy company F-Secure Corporation sees Malaysia as a favourable destination for talents as the country and its neighbouring countries have an ample pool of existing local talents.

Mother foils attempted kidnapping at gov't clinic

By FAISAL ASYRAF - Tuesday, February 28, 2017 - 17:15

KAJANG: A foreign man had attempted to kidnap a toddler from Klinik Kesihatan Sungai Chua, here, yesterday.

Visually-impaired Penangite scores 3.84 CGPA in STPM

By BALVIN KAUR - Tuesday, February 28, 2017 - 17:09

GEORGE TOWN: Visually-impaired sixth former Chew Sui Teng is overjoyed at having obtained a Cumulative Grade Point Average (CGPA) of 3.84 in her Sijil Tinggi Perlajaran Malaysia (STPM) examination last year.

Authorities purge illegal ketum farm on gov't land

By Abnor Hamizam Abd Manap - Tuesday, February 28, 2017 - 17:06

JEMPOL: Some 1,600 ketum plants were destroyed in an operation held at an oil palm plantation near Felda Lui Selatan Dua here, today.

12 nabbed in Kg Mak Chili were fighting fish gamblers: Cops

By Zarina Abdullah - Tuesday, February 28, 2017 - 17:03

KEMAMAN: Police have confirmed that the 12 men arrested near Kampung Mak Chili on Friday, were part of a larger group of people who were gambling on matches between Siamese fighting fish.

EAIC begins probe of Hulu Selangor death-in-custody case

By MELISSA DARLYNE CHOW - Tuesday, February 28, 2017 - 16:43

KUALA LUMPUR: The Enforcement Agency Integrity Commission (EAIC) has commenced a probe into the Feb 25 death of M. Thanaseelan at the Bukit Sentosa police station lockup in Hulu Selangor.

STPM 2016: Full pass for 45 schools in Kelantan, number up from 2015

By Sharifah Mahsinah Abdullah - Tuesday, February 28, 2017 - 16:31

KOTA BARU: A total of 45 schools in Kelantan achieved 100 per cent passes in last year’s Sijil Tinggi Pelajaran Malaysia (STPM) examination compared to 33 schools in 2015.

Saudi Aramco invests US$7b in Petronas' Rapid refinery project

By NST TEAM - Tuesday, February 28, 2017 - 16:30

KUALA LUMPUR: Saudi Arabian Oil Company (Saudi Aramco) is investing US$7 billion (RM31 billion) for a 50 per cent stake in Petroliam Nasional Bhd's Refinery and Petrochemical Integrated Development (Rapid) project.

At least 10 cases solved with seven in custody: Sandakan police

By Awang Ali Omar - Tuesday, February 28, 2017 - 15:50

SANDAKAN: District police believed they have solved at least 10 robbery, home invasion, motorcycle and vehicle theft cases here following the arrest of seven men this month.