KL-Singapore high-speed rail to strengthen ties between both countries: Najib

By Bernama - Monday, 18 July 2016.

KUALA LUMPUR: The proposed Kuala Lumpur-Singapore High-Speed Rail (HSR) will enhance people-to-people ties and improve business linkages between the two countries, said Datuk Seri Najib Tun Razak.


Flash flood in Teluk Bahang due to poor drainage system

By Bernama - Tuesday, July 19, 2016 - 01:36

BALIK PULAU: Flash flood that hit Teluk Bahang near here today was due to poor drainage system at the Sungai Teluk Bahang, said Balik Pulau Member of Parliament Datuk Seri Dr Hilmi Yahaya.

IGP admits receiving new security threats from Daesh

By Bernama - Tuesday, July 19, 2016 - 00:54

KUALA LUMPUR: The Inspector-General of Police Tan Sri Khalid Abu Bakar said police continued to receive new security threats by several parties following police cracking down on Daesh militants in the country.

Five cheat death as van skids, flips on its side in Kedah

By EMBUN MAJID - Tuesday, July 19, 2016 - 00:08

YAN: A 44-year-old van driver and four female factory workers escaped with minor injuries after their van skidded and landed on its side at Jalan Singkir Darat today.

AirAsia leasing unit expects 30 A321 neos

Monday, July 18, 2016 - 23:07

KUALA LUMPUR: AirAsia Bhd’s aircraft leasing unit, Asia Aviation Capital Limited (AAC) has added a new aircraft model in its portfolio following its parent company’s recent order of 100 new Airbus A321 neo (new engine option).

FMM opposes proposal to replace existing Price Control and Anti-Profiteering Act

Monday, July 18, 2016 - 22:49

KUALA LUMPUR: The Federation of Malaysian Manufacturers (FMM) has opposed the government’s proposal to replace the existing Price Control and Anti-Profiteering Act 2011 with a new one as prices of goods and services should be left to market forces.

Ferry trips to and from Kuala Kedah, Kuah cancelled due to stormy weather

By Hamzah Osman - Monday, July 18, 2016 - 21:37

KUALA KEDAH: All ferry trips to and from the Kuala Kedah and Kuah Terminals in Langkawi ‎beginning 4.30pm today were cancelled due to strong winds and big waves.

Khairul Idham needs financial support to succeed further, says father

By Bernama - Monday, July 18, 2016 - 21:12

PASIR SALAK: The father of Malaysian Moto3 rider Khairul Idham Pawi who made heads turn by winning his second World MotoGP Championship Moto3 title at the German Grand Prix (GP) in Sachsenring yesterday, had to celebrate his son's victory with a pinch of salt.

Mystery tugboat found with engine running but no crew members in Sabah waters

By AVILA GERALDINE - Monday, July 18, 2016 - 19:59

LAHAD DATU: An unmanned tugboat sailing in waters off Dent Haven here has provided the authorities with a mystery.

Shopkeeper shot in hand during Menggatal armed robbery

By AVILA GERALDINE and ENSOL LANGGAYAT - Monday, July 18, 2016 - 19:57

KOTA KINABALU: A shopkeeper was shot in an attempted robbery bid at a scrap metal outlet in Menggatal yesterday.

Flood waters recede in Penang

By Audrey Dermawan - Monday, July 18, 2016 - 19:47

TELUK BAHANG: The situation at three villages here, which were affected by flash floods this afternoon, has returned to normal.

Taxi driver robs passenger at knife-point behind Subang Parade

By FAISAL ASYRAF - Monday, July 18, 2016 - 19:21

KUALA LUMPUR: A 28-year old woman has claimed that she was robbed by a taxi driver behind Subang Parade this morning.

Fourteen flights delayed as Penang Airport hit by rainstorm

By PHUAH KEN LIN - Monday, July 18, 2016 - 19:10

GEORGE TOWN: A rainstorm lashed Penang island today, causing the Penang International Airport to be flooded.

It wasn't my Facebook account, says Nga of insensitive Raya postings

By FAISAL ASYRAF - Monday, July 18, 2016 - 18:26

KUALA LUMPUR: DAP lawmaker Nga Kor Ming has refuted claims that he recently uploaded an insensitive Hari Raya Aidilfitri message on his Facebook page.

Twenty one clinic staff rushed to hospital after suspected chemical poisoning

By Seri Nor Nadiah Koris - Monday, July 18, 2016 - 18:16

BATU GAJAH: A total of 21 staff of a government clinic here were rushed to hospital today due to suspected chemical poisoning.

M'sia to have its first electrical, electronic goods waste recycling facility soon

By Bernama - Monday, July 18, 2016 - 17:59

PUTRAJAYA: Malaysia will soon receive its first machine to recycle electrical and electronic goods waste (e-waste) after local company Shan Poornam Metals Sdn Bhd signed a purchase agreement with a German company, ANDRITZ MeWa GmBH here today.

Massage parlour operator fined RM15k for offering sex package to undercover cops

By Shanti Gunaratnam - Monday, July 18, 2016 - 17:55

KUALA LUMPUR: A pasar malam trader who cited the downturn in his business for being involved in the vice trade, was today slapped with a RM15,000 fine, in default of jail time, by the Sessions Court.

Malaysia mulling India's request for prisoner-transfer programme

By T.N.Alagesh - Monday, July 18, 2016 - 17:46

NEW DELHI (INDIA): Malaysia is considering India’s request to implement the International Transfer of Prisoners programme between the two countries.

IED found in Sentul not connected to terrorist acts, says IGP

By FAISAL ASYRAF - Monday, July 18, 2016 - 16:58

KUALA LUMPUR: Police believe that the improvised explosive device (IED) found near a Sentul railway track on Wednesday had no connection with terrorist acts.

Education Ministry wants audit report from schools on facilities, equipment in critical condition

By MASRIWANIE MUHAMADING - Monday, July 18, 2016 - 16:39

ALOR STAR: All schools nationwide must submit an audit report on all their facilities and equipment deemed in poor condition and in need of urgent repair or replacement, to their respective district education offices as soon as possible.

Negri Sembilan adult diphtheria patient now under quarantine

By Nur Aqidah Azizi - Monday, July 18, 2016 - 16:34

SEREMBAN: The housewife from Rembau, Negri Sembilan, diagnosed as Malaysia’s first adult diphtheria patient, is now quarantined at the Tuanku Jaafar Hospital.

Body on highway case: Technician charged with murder

By Halim Said - Monday, July 18, 2016 - 15:58

JOHOR BARU: A 32-year old technician was charged at the Johor Baru Magistrate’s Court today with murder.

Petronas marks milestone with RM1.3b PAMER operations

By Chuah Bee Kim - Monday, July 18, 2016 - 15:31

KOTA TINGGI: Petronas today reached another milestone with the development of the RM1.3 billion Pengerang Integrated Complex (PIC) Raw Water Supply Project (PAMER) which would churn out a total of 260 million litres of raw water per day (mld).

Unregistered Penang welfare home ordered to close

By PHUAH KEN LIN - Monday, July 18, 2016 - 15:21

BUKIT MERTAJAM: The owner of an unregistered welfare home was ordered to close down the premises, on top of being fined RM5,000 by the Magistrate's Court today.

MH17: MAS holds private ceremony to commemorate fallen crew

By FAZLEENA AZIZ - Monday, July 18, 2016 - 14:37

SEPANG: Malaysia Airlines System Bhd (MAS) and Malaysia Airlines Bhd today held a private ceremony to commemorate its crew who perished in the Flight MH17 tragedy.

Khalid Samad sues ex-Selangor Pas chief for defamation

By HIDIR REDUAN - Monday, July 18, 2016 - 13:40

KUALA LUMPUR: Parti Amanah Negara (PAN) committee member Khalid Abdul Samad is suing former Selangor Pas commissioner Datuk Dr Hassan Mohamed Ali over the latter's speech on the sale of alcoholic beverages in Shah Alam, four years ago.

Shahidan hopes Dr M will rethink 'new party' plan

By MELISSA DARLYNE CHOW - Monday, July 18, 2016 - 13:36

ARAU: Perlis Umno liaison committee chairman Datuk Seri Shahidan Kassim today expressed hope that Tun Dr Mahathir Mohamad will reconsider his plans to form a new political party.

Thirteen left homeless after fire razes two houses in Jitra

By EMBUN MAJID - Monday, July 18, 2016 - 13:17

JITRA: Thirteen people were left homeless after two houses were damaged in a fire in Kampung Guar Kodiang near here early this morning.

Penang Free School convoy embarks on 75-day road odyssey to UK

By PHUAH KEN LIN - Monday, July 18, 2016 - 12:11

GEORGE TOWN: A 20,000-kilometer trans-continental road trip to the United Kingdom began today to mark the Penang Free School's (PFS) bicentenary celebration.

Parking fees in parts of KL up by 150 per cent from today

By NAIM ZULKIFLI - Monday, July 18, 2016 - 11:56

KUALA LUMPUR: Beginning today, parking fees at several business areas in the city centre owned by City Hall has been increased by at least 150 per cent.