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Police: Datuk Ong Teik Kwong investigated under Emergency Ordinance

By PHUAH KEN LIN - Tuesday, 6 December 2016.

GEORGE TOWN: A prominent businessman slain in a shooting rampage here last Thursday was linked to several investigations under the Emergency Ordinance (EO).

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Wife of RTD officer killed at Setia Alam Toll Plaza pregnant with twins

By Bernama - Thursday, December 8, 2016 - 09:02

MALACCA: About three weeks after the death of Road Transport Department (RTD) enforcement officer Mohd Ridzuan Md Yusop, who was killed when he was struck by a trailer while on duty, his wife has discovered that she is expecting twins.

Lorry crash causes five cars pile-up

By PHUAH KEN LIN - Thursday, December 8, 2016 - 02:21

KULIM: A lorry rammed into five cars today at a busy traffic intersection today causing a massive jam.

Fluorescent lightings at hospitals nationwide to be inspected, says Health Minister

By NST - Thursday, December 8, 2016 - 02:02

MALACCA: The Engineering Services Division of the Health Ministry has been directed to inspect all fluorescent lightings installed at hospitals nationwide with immediate effect.

STING team smashes syabu lab, seize RM15.5 million worth of drugs

By TEOH PEI YING - Thursday, December 8, 2016 - 01:36

KUALA LUMPUR: The Federal Special Tactical Intelligence Narcotics Group (STING) hauled in RM15.5 million worth of drugs after smashing a syabu processing laboratory and raiding several locations in the Klang Valley today.

RTD offers compound discount for driving without licence, expired licence

By Bernama - Thursday, December 8, 2016 - 01:27

KUALA LUMPUR: The Road Transport Department (RTD) is offering a reduced rate on compound for road users who were caught driving without valid licences and those with expired licences.

Subramaniam calls for unity in the Indian community, says discords will bring no good

By Roshidi Abu Samah - Thursday, December 8, 2016 - 00:38

MALACCA: More than 3,000 people from all walks of life made their way to the Malacca International Trade Centre tonight for the state-level Deepavali Open House celebration.

Get bus tickets delivered to your home via CatchThatBus

By ZAFIRA ANWAR - Wednesday, December 7, 2016 - 23:59

KUALA LUMPUR: A new home-delivery feature allowing customers to obtain bus tickets from the comfort of their own home has just been introduced by CatchThatBus.

American senior citizen charged with murdering ex-wife in hotel room

By Bernama - Wednesday, December 7, 2016 - 23:23

KUALA LUMPUR: An elderly American man was charged in the Magistrate's Court here today with killing his ex-wife in a hotel room last month.

Najib makes surprise visit at Lembah Pantai, wants DBKL to redevelop Dataran Sri Angkasa Jaya food court

By Bernama - Wednesday, December 7, 2016 - 23:11

KUALA LUMPUR: A surprise visit by Datuk Seri Najib Razak at Dataran Sri Angkasa Jaya in Lembah Pantai today brought good news to traders in ther area when he instructed the Kuala Lumpur City Hall (DBKL) to redevelop the food court.

Najib: Malaysia ready to extend aid to quake-hit Aceh

By NST ONLINE - Wednesday, December 7, 2016 - 23:03

KUALA LUMPUR: Malaysia is ready to extend aid to Indonesians in Pidie Jaya, following a devastating earthquake which struck the Aceh province in northern Sumatra, early this morning.

MAS' Umrah charter service resumes operation today

By Azura Abas - Wednesday, December 7, 2016 - 22:59

PUTRAJAYA: Malaysia Airlines’ (MAS) Charter services between Kuala Lumpur and Madinah has commenced operation today with the departure of Flight MH8211D from Prince Mohammad Abdulaziz Airport at 8.15am today.

Furious flames lick rubber factory, 46 firemen battles for 24 hours to contain blaze

By NABILAH HAMUDIN - Wednesday, December 7, 2016 - 22:01

TAIPING: It has been almost 24 hours since 46 firemen battled the intense fire at a rubber factory here.

Night market trader charged with harbouring two IS militants

By Ahmad Fairuz Othman - Wednesday, December 7, 2016 - 21:07

BATU PAHAT: A 31-year-old pasar malam trader was charged at the magistrate's court here with harbouring two Islamic State militants planning to launch attacks in Johor between July and August this year.

Oil spill on NKVE, massive jam hits

By TEOH PEI YING - Wednesday, December 7, 2016 - 20:52

KUALA LUMPUR: A lorry carrying used engine oil caused a massive traffic jam along several roads after it overturned at KM3.1 on the New Klang Valley Expressway (NKVE).

Archaeological park for Sarawak by 2019, featuring artefacts dating 1,500 years old

By Goh Pei Pei - Wednesday, December 7, 2016 - 20:29

SANTUBONG: Sarawak will soon have its own archaeological park featuring artefacts estimated to be more than 1,500 years old.

Seven Ampang Line LRT stations to open late on Sunday

By Bernama - Wednesday, December 7, 2016 - 20:21

KUALA LUMPUR: Seven Ampang Line LRT stations will open at 9 am this Sunday, three hours later than usual, to facilitate the final upgrading work of the LRT signaling system.

Johor Islamic Religious Council's donation drive collects more than RM3,000 for Media Prima's Rohingya humanitarian fund

By NST ONLINE - Wednesday, December 7, 2016 - 20:20

JOHOR BARU: A three-day donation drive launched by the Johor Islamic Religious Council (MAINJ) has collected more than RM3,000 for ‘Tabung Kemanusiaan Rohingya Media Prima’.

Najib launches Menara Kerja Raya, listed as among world's top 10 best new buildings

By HANA NAZ HARUN - Wednesday, December 7, 2016 - 19:58

KUALA LUMPUR: Heading towards the 2050 National Transformation (TN50), all aspects of development in the country must be sustainable and environmentally-friendly, said Prime Minister Datuk Seri Najib Razak.

Four stranded slipper-wearing teen hikers rescued from Bukit Bakong

By ZAHRATULHAYAT MAT ARIF - Wednesday, December 7, 2016 - 19:42

IPOH: Four teenagers who went hiking at Bukit Bakong, Tanah Hitam learnt a hard lesson today on the importance of wearing the right footwear when engaging in outdoor activities.

Malaysian graduates' employability rate rises to 77.2 per cent

By Azura Abas - Wednesday, December 7, 2016 - 19:37

PUTRAJAYA: The employability rate for Malaysian graduates rose by 1.1 percentage point to 77.2 per cent this year.

Penang Hill railway service suspended for 10 days for annual maintenance

By PHUAH KEN LIN - Wednesday, December 7, 2016 - 19:31

GEORGE TOWN: The Penang Hill funicular train service will be suspended for 10 days to facilitate for its annual maintenance works in January next year.

Couple on motorcycle, loses right feet after car crashed into them

By Zarina Abdullah - Wednesday, December 7, 2016 - 18:51

KUALA TERENGGANU: A couple involved in an accident at the Sultan Mahmud Bridge here last night, both lost their right feet.

Suspected burglar killed in crash while fleeing would-be victim

By Halim Said - Wednesday, December 7, 2016 - 18:03

ISKANDAR PUTERI: A suspected burglar, in a bid to escape a man whose house he tried to break into earlier, was killed in an accident in Taman Nusantara near here yesterday.

Tun Dr Lim Chong Eu Expressway, now open

By BALVIN KAUR - Wednesday, December 7, 2016 - 17:13

GEORGE TOWN: The Tun Dr Lim Chong Eu Expressway here is now open to traffic as police have concluded ballistic testing on the site of a shooting incident which took place last Thursday.

Dr M willing to sacrifice principles for political gain, says Perlis MB

By ILI SHAZWANI - Wednesday, December 7, 2016 - 16:46

KANGAR: Former Prime Minister Tun Dr Mahathir Mohamad is a man willing to sacrifice his principles for the sake of political expediency.

One of two killed in exchange of fire identified, police seeks Interpol's help on second man's identity

By Nur Aqidah Azizi - Wednesday, December 7, 2016 - 16:32

SEREMBAN: The identity of one of the two suspected criminals, killed by police in an exchange of fire at Jalan Setul-Broga, near Lenggeng Nilai last Wednesday, has been identified.

Missing boy found drowned at Sungai Nibong

By Halim Said - Wednesday, December 7, 2016 - 16:14

BATU PAHAT: The search for a missing 13-year-old boy came to a tragic end when his lifeless body was pulled out from Sungai Nibong this morning.

N. Sembilan flies into Malaysia Book of Records, named state with most Malaysian flags flown during Merdeka

By Nur Aqidah Azizi - Wednesday, December 7, 2016 - 16:06

SEREMBAN: Negri Sembilan has made it into the Malaysia Book of Records as the state with the most Jalur Gemilang raised during the Merdeka Day campaign and celebration held from Aug 15 to Sept 16 this year.

Foreign Ministry: No Malaysians involved in Aceh quake

By Azura Abas - Wednesday, December 7, 2016 - 15:58

PUTRAJAYA: The Foreign Ministry has confirmed that so far, no Malaysians were involved in the 6.4 magnitude earthquake that struck the northern Indonesian province of Aceh this morning.