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King, Queen attend Warrior's Day celebration at Dataran Pahlawan

By FAZLEENA AZIZ and FAIRUZ MOHD SAHAR - Sunday, 31 July 2016.

PUTRAJAYA: The Yang di-Pertuan Agong Tuanku Abdul Halim Mu'adzam Shah and Raja Permaisuri Agong Tuanku Haminah Hamidun attended the Warrior's Day celebration, held for the first time at Dataran Pahlawan, here today.

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Empowering women in need

By Chandra Devi Renganayar - Sunday, July 31, 2016 - 11:02

GROWING up in a poor family and with no opportunities for advancement, S. Letchumi found herself caught in the vicious cycle of poverty.

Stroke victim might be able to go home

By ZAHARAH OTHMAN - Sunday, July 31, 2016 - 11:01

LONDON: It has been an emotional roller-coaster ride for the family of stroke victim Mohamad Sahar Mhd Noor, 57.

The tireless ice cream 'potong' man

By Leela L.P. - Sunday, July 31, 2016 - 11:01

IF you were a child in the 1960s in Malacca, you would probably remember a man with a straw hat and a red box on a bicycle standing in front of your school, selling heavenly ice cream potong.

Malaysia, Ukraine ready to ink two agreements [VIDEO]

By SYED AZAHEDIAND BEATRICE NITA JAY - Sunday, July 31, 2016 - 11:01

KUALA LUMPUR: At least two agreements are expected to be signed during Ukrainian President Petro Poroshenko’s official visit to Malaysia this week.

Behind the rise of our new sporting champions

By DEVINDER SINGH - Sunday, July 31, 2016 - 11:00

AWAY from the bright lights and city life of Kuala Lumpur, a group of young sprinters train in relative seclusion under a hitherto unknown coach in a nondescript town in Johor.

Tabung Haji optimistic of security measures taken by Saudi Arabia

By Bernama - Sunday, July 31, 2016 - 10:40

MADINAH: Lembaga Tabung Haji (TH) is satisfied and confident with the security measures taken by the government of Saudi Arabia to curb any untoward incidents during the hajj season this year.

Policeman killed after patrol car rammed into trailer

By Bernama - Saturday, July 30, 2016 - 22:40

JOHOR BAHARU: A policeman was killed while another fractured his leg when the patrol car they were in rammed into a trailer at Km 78 of Jalan Johor Baharu-Ayer Hitam near here, early today.

Malaysians, you're not eating enough fruits

By DAWN CHAN - Saturday, July 30, 2016 - 22:03

SHAH ALAM: Malaysians are consuming way less fruits than the amount recommended by the World Health Organisation (WHO).

Farah Nadihrah overcomes fever and nerves to win Johor RHB-NST Spell-It-Right

By Halim Said - Saturday, July 30, 2016 - 21:45

JOHOR BARU: She may have been down with fever and grappling with a bad case of nerves, but Form Four student Farah Nadhirah Nizam did not let those obstacles prevent her from spelling her way to victory in the Johor secondary school-level RHB-New Straits Times Spell-It-Right (SIR) challenge today.

21-year-old man killed after his Avanza hit a tree in Labuan

By Bernama - Saturday, July 30, 2016 - 21:32

LABUAN: A 21-year-old man died and two of his friends were hospitalised with one of them sustaining serious injury after they were involved in a car crash at 3.5km Jalan Tun Mustapha, here this morning.

Two Malaysians nabbed in Singapore drug busts

By Bernama - Saturday, July 30, 2016 - 21:30

SINGAPORE: Separate operations conducted by the Central Narcotics Bureau (CNB) this month led to the arrest of two Malaysians, the Channel NewsAsia reported.

Ongkili pays tribute to Pairin, says he's prepared to assume PBS leadership

By Roy Goh - Saturday, July 30, 2016 - 20:57

TAWAU: Datuk Seri Dr Maximus Ongkili will look to his experience to bring Parti Bersatu Sabah to greater heights as he takes over the helm of the party leadership.

Good news at last for Malaysian stroke victim in London

By ZAHARAH OTHMAN - Saturday, July 30, 2016 - 20:42

LONDON: It had been an emotional day for the family of stroke victim, Mohamad Sahar Mhd Noor, 57, yesterday.

Burglars escape with RM800,000 in jewellery from store heist

By EMBUN MAJID - Saturday, July 30, 2016 - 20:14

SUNGAI PETANI: A jewellery shop at Jalan Pengkalan here lost RM800,000 worth of jewellery to burglars early this morning.

Family entertainment outlets raided for illegal gambling operation

By Halim Said - Saturday, July 30, 2016 - 20:01

SERI ALAM: A row of family entertainment outlets inside a supermarket in Ulu Tiram were raided yesterday by police for running an illegal gambling operation.

Malaysian house buyers increasingly drawn to high-rise living

By Ahmad Fairuz Othman - Saturday, July 30, 2016 - 19:45

JOHOR BARU: Malaysians house-buyers are increasingly attracted to the lifestyle attached to high-rise residential living as it offers affordability, security features and good resale value.

No compromise on security, immediate action to tackle border infiltration - DPM

By Bernama - Saturday, July 30, 2016 - 19:42

TEMERLOH: The government has never compromised on matters concerning national security and had always acted swiftly to overcome problems on border infiltration especially involving internal elements.

Ministry of Defence, MAF outline six proactive measures to fight Daesh threat

By Bernama - Saturday, July 30, 2016 - 19:32

KLUANG: The Ministry of Defence and the Malaysian Armed Forces (MAF) have developed six proactive measures to combat the threat of the Daesh militant group in the country.

Form two student used 'duit raya' to buy motorcycle for illegal racing

By Bernama - Saturday, July 30, 2016 - 19:20

GEORGE TOWN: A 14-year old boy, who is said to have used his Raya money to buy a motorcycle, was among 121 traffic offenders arrested in Ops Samseng Jalanan at Lebuhraya Tun Dr Lim Chong Eu, Bayan Lepas, near here, early today.

Crowdfunding initiative for stroke patient exceeds target

By ZAHARAH OTHMAN - Saturday, July 30, 2016 - 18:59

LONDON: In just two days, the crowd-funding initiative for Malaysian Mohamad Sahar Mhd Noor, who had a stroke attack upon arriving here on July 4, has exceeded its target.

Kedah government to review directive on seizure of land used for ketum-planting

By EMBUN MAJID - Saturday, July 30, 2016 - 18:23

ALOR STAR: The Kedah government will review a previous directive to seize land being utilised to cultivate ketum trees.

Risda on commercial ketum planting: Why only focus on the negatives?

By MASRIWANIE MUHAMADING - Saturday, July 30, 2016 - 17:55

PADANG BESAR: The people should look on the many benefits that can be gained from ketum farming programmes instead of focusing mainly on the downside.

Family, friends pay last respects to late Maybank Islamic chairman

By HANI SHAMIRA SHAHRUDIN - Saturday, July 30, 2016 - 17:33

KUALA LUMPUR: Family, friends and colleagues today paid their last respects to Maybank Islamic chairman Datuk Seri Ismail Shahudin, who was laid to rest at the Bukit Kiara Muslim cemetery at 2.45pm.

More turtles land on Cherating beach

By Bernama - Saturday, July 30, 2016 - 16:57

KUANTAN: A total of 376 turtles have landed on Cherating beach here from January to June, compared to only 262 turtles last year.

Programme to inform people about 1MDB to be held in Kelantan

By Bernama - Saturday, July 30, 2016 - 16:47

KOTA BARU: A programme to disseminate information on issues related to the 1Malaysia Development Berhad (1MDB) will be held in Kelantan to rectify the people’s perception of the government.

Ipoh salted chicken shop wall collapses

By Sylvia Looi - Saturday, July 30, 2016 - 16:24

IPOH: Visitors to Jalan Teater, Taman Jubilee, had a scare this morning when the wall of a shop selling salted chicken suddenly collapsed.

Najib: I'll remain focused on my job to safeguard people's interest

By Nik Imran Abdullah - Saturday, July 30, 2016 - 16:16

PEKAN: Prime Minister Datuk Seri Najib Razak said he would remain focused on his job to safeguard the interests of the people in the country.

Rookie policeman killed after being run over by several cars

By EMBUN MAJID - Saturday, July 30, 2016 - 14:58

SUNGAI PETANI: A 25-year-old police constable died when he was run over by several vehicles in a gruesome accident along the North-South Expressway near here today.

Chow Kon Yeow my successor as Penang CM, says Guan Eng

By Audrey Dermawan - Saturday, July 30, 2016 - 14:47

SEBERANG JAYA: Penang Chief Minister Lim Guan Eng today said Penang DAP chairman Chow Kon Yeow would be his natural successor as chief minister if anything happens to him.

Sabah extends screening period in schools for Thalassaemia

By OLIVIA MIWIL - Saturday, July 30, 2016 - 14:16

PENAMPANG: The Sabah Health Department has extended its screening service for inherited blood disease Thalassaemia among Form 4 students.