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New laws to regulate political funding & donations to be brought to cabinet soon

By Farezza Hanum Rashid - Friday, 30 September 2016.

KUALA LUMPUR: The National Consultative Committee on Political Financing will submit its recommended Political Donations and Expenditure Act (PDEA) to the Cabinet in two weeks' time.

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Seamstress charged with perjury in Kevin Morais trial

By KHAIRAH N. KARIM - Friday, September 30, 2016 - 16:00

KUALA LUMPUR: A seamstress was slapped with a perjury charge over her false testimony in the trial of the murder case of deputy public prosecutor Datuk Anthony Kevin Morais.

No Malaysians affected in deadly New Jersey train crash

By FAIRUZ MOHD SHAHAR - Friday, September 30, 2016 - 15:47

PUTRAJAYA: The Foreign Ministry today confirmed that no Malaysians were affected in the deadly train crash at the Hoboken Terminal in New Jersey, yesterday.

Organ transplants in Msia hampered by poor quality organs, few donors

By OLIVIA MIWIL - Friday, September 30, 2016 - 15:40

KOTA KINABALU: Although a small but growing number of Malaysians are registered as organ donors, few have been found to have organs viable for transplant.

Policewoman told to enter defence for withholding info on terror activities

By Shanti Gunaratnam - Friday, September 30, 2016 - 15:28

KUALA LUMPUR: The High Court today ordered policewoman Jusninawati Abdul Gani to enter her defence on a charge of withholding information on terror activities.

(UPDATED) Bursa building temporarily evacuated due to bomb hoax

By NST ONLINE - Friday, September 30, 2016 - 14:50

KUALA LUMPUR: A bomb hoax led to the temporary evacuation of the Bursa Malaysia building at Bukit Kewangan, this afternoon.

'Rewards' for departments, agencies which cut budgets, suggests Auditor-General

By Kelly Koh - Friday, September 30, 2016 - 14:46

MALACCA: Government departments and agencies which are able to achieve spending cuts and use less than their allocated budgets should not be punished with a 'budget cut' next year.

Three Perlis RTD officers charged with receiving bribes from lorry driver

By ILI SHAZWANI - Friday, September 30, 2016 - 14:20

KANGAR: Three Perlis Road Transport Department officers claimed trial at the Sessions Court here today to receiving bribes last year.

Renowned gastroenterology experts to treat 50 fortunate patients in Sabah

By OLIVIA MIWIL - Friday, September 30, 2016 - 13:47

KOTA KINABALU: About 50 patients suffering from digestive ailments from across Sabah will be treated by renowned gastroenterology experts at Queen Elizabeth hospital here over the next two days.

Perak deploys drones in its battle against illegal land clearing

By NABILAH HAMUDIN - Friday, September 30, 2016 - 13:39

IPOH: The State Land and Mines office today received 15 drone units from the state government, which will be used to help curb illegal land clearing and encroachment.

Man dies, eight injured as trailer lands on side and crashes into bus

By NABILAH HAMUDIN - Friday, September 30, 2016 - 13:28

TAIPING: A trailer lorry driver was killed and eight others were injured when the vehicle collided with a bus at KM79.4 of Jalan Sitiawan-Taiping, Trong near here today.

MAIWP removed from legal proceedings on church's use of "Allah"

By HIDIR REDUAN - Friday, September 30, 2016 - 13:17

KUALA LUMPUR: The Court of Appeal removed the Federal Territory Islamic Council (MAIWP) from Sidang Injil Borneo (SIB)’s legal action over the church's right to use the word "Allah" in its religious publications.

Missing student in Paris: Parents hope to bring Nur Shakinah home

By EMBUN MAJID - Friday, September 30, 2016 - 13:09

SUNGAI PETANI: Naim Awang, 45, and his wife Nor Halizah Ahmad, 44, hope to bring their daughter back to Malaysia but will only decide after they meet her in a few days.

Pregnant policewoman cries in court after found guilty of bribery

By Shanti Gunaratnam - Friday, September 30, 2016 - 12:55

KUALA LUMPUR: A heavily pregnant policewoman broke down and sobbed in court today after the High Court sentenced her to two years's jail and fined her RM20,000 in default eight months jail, for bribery.

Wife and mother of Eimarace crash victims calls for justice

By NOR AIN MOHAMED RADHI - Friday, September 30, 2016 - 12:25

KUANTAN: Siti Suhaiza Seman, whose husband and daughter were killed in the deadly Innovation Motorsports Automotive Race (Eimarace) buggy crash on Sunday, has called for justice for her loved ones.

Guan Eng expresses confidence in defence team, gibes Umno, BN

By AUDREY DERMAWAN AND BALVIN KAUR - Friday, September 30, 2016 - 12:01

GEORGE TOWN: A subdued Chief Minister Lim Guan Eng today said he will leave it to his lawyer to prove his innocence in the two corruption charges against him.

Esscom suspects intelligence leak being exploited in Sabah

By FAISAL ASYRAF - Friday, September 30, 2016 - 11:52

KUALA LUMPUR: The Armed Forces will investigate the alarming possibility that classified information transmitted between officers and agencies under the Eastern Sabah Security Command (Esscom) is being intercepted and used by enemies.

Guan Eng laden with prosecution's 13,000-page document

By AUDREY DERMAWAN AND BALVIN KAUR - Friday, September 30, 2016 - 11:39

GEORGE TOWN: The High Court here today set Dec 6 for case management for Chief Minister's Lim Guan Eng's two counts of corruption.

Asma Ismail is USM's first female vice-chancellor

By ROZANA SANI - Friday, September 30, 2016 - 11:33

KUALA LUMPUR: Datuk Prof Dr Asma Ismail has been named the Vice-Chancellor of Universiti Sains Malaysia (USM) effective Oct 4 2016 until Oct 3 2019.

Guan Eng arrives at Court to rowdy protestors, supporters [VIDEO]

By Audrey Dermawan - Friday, September 30, 2016 - 09:20

GEORGE TOWN: Members of a non-governmental organisation (NGO) gathered at the Penang Court Complex here this morning to welcome Chief Minister Lim Guan Eng.

Focus on content, not delivery of UN speech, says Anifah

By Roy Goh - Friday, September 30, 2016 - 09:04

NEW YORK: Positive reception from the international community spoke volumes on Malaysia’s message delivered at the 71st United Nations General Assembly in New York last week.

Azharuddin elected president of ICAO 39th general assembly

By Bernama - Friday, September 30, 2016 - 08:49

KUALA LUMPUR: Malaysia was greatly honoured with the election of Department of Civil Aviation (DCA) Director-General Datuk Seri Azharuddin Abdul Rahman as President of the International Civil Aviation Organization’s (ICAO) 39th General Assembly, early this week.

Source of water pollution at Semenyih plant to be known in a week's time

By Bernama - Thursday, September 29, 2016 - 23:47

SHAH ALAM: The source of water pollution which resulted the Semenyih water treatment plant being shut down and causing water supply disruption in Selangor will be known in a week’s time, said Natural Resources and Environment Minister Datuk Seri Dr Wan Junaidi Tuanku Jaafar.

Man and wife found dead, believed due to inhaling gas

By Audrey Dermawan - Thursday, September 29, 2016 - 23:12

BUKIT MERTAJAM: The remains of a husband and wife were found inside a house in Taman Machang Bubok here this evening.

MH17: Malaysia could opt for International Criminal Court to seek justice

By HIDIR REDUAN - Thursday, September 29, 2016 - 21:51

KUALA LUMPUR: Malaysia could opt for the International Criminal Court (ICC) for the prosecution of the perpetrators who fired the BUK missile that downed Malaysia Airlines flight MH17 over eastern Ukraine two years ago.

Flash flood in Penang due to overflowing rivers says Chow

By Bernama - Thursday, September 29, 2016 - 21:29

GEORGE TOWN: The flash floods that hit several areas in the state, today, were due to several rivers overflowing in the island and the mainland areas following heavy rain.

Two more kids develop rotavirus symptoms after Bukit Merah Waterpark visit

By ILI SHAZWANI - Thursday, September 29, 2016 - 20:54

ALOR STAR: Two more children who visited the Bukit Merah Laketown Waterpark in Perak have developed rotavirus symptoms, including diarrhoea and vomiting, bringing the total number of cases to nine within the past four days.

Buzzing sex toy delays AirAsia flight departure

By ZAHRATULHAYAT MAT ARIF - Thursday, September 29, 2016 - 20:46

KUALA LUMPUR: An AirAsia flight was temporarily delayed after a buzzing sex toy in a passenger’s rucksack sent alarm bells ringing among airport security.

Convicted drug addict and thief nabbed in kidnapping of 15 year-old

By ZAHRATULHAYAT MAT ARIF - Thursday, September 29, 2016 - 20:37

KAJANG: Police today arrested a second suspect behind the abduction of a 15 year-old girl at Bandar Tun Hussein Onn in Cheras last Thursday.

Malaysian embassy in Paris meeting with student who disappeared from lodgings

By Azura Abas - Thursday, September 29, 2016 - 20:30

PUTRAJAYA: The Foreign Affairs Ministry today confirmed that Malaysian student Nur Shakinah Naim, who was reported missing in Rouen, Normandy has returned to her lodgings in France.

217 people bestowed Federal awards, medals

By Bernama - Thursday, September 29, 2016 - 20:19

KUALA LUMPUR: Yang di-Pertuan Agong, Tuanku Abdul Halim Mu'adzam Shah today presented federal awards and medals for this year to 217 recipients.