ECO-FRIENDLY: Electric-powered boats can boost tourism, says state tourism minister
KOTA KINABALU: Car enthusiasts who modify their vehicles should also have access to "street legal" alternatives that can be used on the road.
NST CHARITY EVENT: Players sweat it out for needy kids
SEARCH AND RESCUE: Datuk Dr Soh Chai Hock, the former deputy director of the Fire and Rescue Department, was in the thick of things when the Highland Towers tragedy struck, 20 years ago this Wednesday. He shares with Suzanna Pillay the frantic moments that ensued in this second part on the report
KUALA LUMPUR: Former Teratai assemblyman Jenice Lee Ying Ha, Pujut assemblyman Fong Pau Teck and former Ladang Paroi DAP branch vice-chairman A. David Dass yesterday urged party deputy chairman Tan Kok Wai to relinquish his position.
REMBAU: Five Indian nationals were killed when the vehicle they were in plunged into a 20m-deep ravine at Km241 of the North-South Expressway southbound lane near Senawang-Pedas yesterday evening.
CHARITY FUND: Contribution to help schoolchildren
KUALA LUMPUR: Umno vice-president Datuk Seri Hishammuddin Hussein is expected to be discharged from hospital today, two days after the closing of the party's annual general assembly.
TIRELESS EFFORT: More than 50 boats and lorries also bringing in relief aid
FRIENDSHIP LINK: It boosts trade, tourism and cuts travel time between nations
KUALA LUMPUR: The Kedah government wants all landowners to obtain state government approval and that of the National Heritage Department before undertaking construction if they find structures on their property that can be regarded as archaeological remnants.
PTPTN review hailedEASIER REPAYMENT: Borrowers claim present system is poorly managed and needs improvement
The move to review repayment methods to make it easier for borrowers of the National Higher Education Fund (PTPTN) to settle their loans, has been given the thumbs up.
SUNGAI PETANI: Police detained two men, aged 24, believed to be involved in robbery cases in the district, and seized two fake guns during separate raids at Amanjaya Mall here and in Gurun recently.
BACHOK: The Home Ministry will supply 265 firearms to Road Transport Department enforcement officers soon.
KEPALA BATAS: A policeman was stabbed in the neck by one of three drug suspects he and a colleague were escorting to a house in Kampung Kepala Batas on Saturday.
KUALA TERENGGANU: Universiti Malaysia Terengganu (UMT) plans to set up a new course related to development in flood-prone areas.
TAWAU: Police have arrested 60 illegal immigrants in a joint operation with the Immigration Department and National Registration Department in two areas here.
IN our article, "Loan relief for flood victims", on Dec 8, it was stated that the Rural and Regional Development Ministry had deferred repayment of loans for flood victims taken under its Rural Economic Financing Scheme until Jan 1. The ministry will defer the loan for six months beginning Jan 1. The error is regretted.
TAWAU: An Indonesian labourer on his way home after collecting wages was set upon and killed by a group of men at an oil palm plantation in Kalabakan, near here, on Friday.
PROPERTY PROHIBITION: Move bars owners from reselling houses below RM400,000 on island within 5 years