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Chaos after Sarawak-Perak match in Kuching, police vehicle destroyed

By Esther Landau - Sunday, 31 August 2014.

KUCHING: Merdeka countdown turned into chaos when some 2,000 Sarawak football fans created a riot scene and caused damages after Sarawak’s football match against Perak at the State Stadium last night.

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57th Merdeka Day celebration attracts 400,000 spectators

Sunday, August 31, 2014 - 13:50

KUALA LUMPUR: Approximately 400,000 people flocked to the Dataran Merdeka and its surrounding areas today to join the country's 57th Merdeka celebration and watch the Merdeka Day parade, Communications and Multimedia Minister Datuk Seri Ahmad Shabery Cheek said.

Teenager killed, 2 others injured in accident involving 5 motorcycles

By Mohd Khidir Zakaria - Sunday, August 31, 2014 - 13:45

PORT DICKSON: A teenager was killed while two others seriously injured in a road accident involving five motorcycles at the Port Dickson Highway, here, early this morning.

Merdeka babies in Alor Star and Kuala Terengganu

By Zahratulhayat Mat Arif and Zarina Abdullah - Sunday, August 31, 2014 - 13:41

ALOR STAR: A total of 10 Merdeka babies, six of them boys were born at Sultanah Bahiyah Hospital here as of 10am today.

People take to social media to express Merdeka wishes

Sunday, August 31, 2014 - 12:36

KUALA LUMPUR: The 57th Merdeka celebration wishes decorate most of the social media today reflecting the strong spirit of patriotism despite the nation's sadness over the tragedies of the disappearance of Malaysia Airlines (MAS) flight MH370 and downing of the MH17 recently.

Merdeka Day celebrated with full of patriotism

Sunday, August 31, 2014 - 09:44

KUALA LUMPUR: It was a joyous 57th Merdeka Day celebration with more than 10,000 members of the public from all walks of life arriving early in the morning to witness the National Day parade.

Big turnout at Merdeka Day celebrations nationwide

By Sylvia Ooi and Fazrol Nasir - Sunday, August 31, 2014 - 09:35

KOTA KINABALU: Yang di-Pertua Negeri Tun Juhar Mahiruddin joined thousands to celebrate the Sabah state-level 57th Merdeka Day at Likas Sports Complex here.

Picture Gallery: 57th Merdeka Day

Sunday, August 31, 2014 - 08:59

KUALA LUMPUR: Malaysians celebrated Merdeka Day on a moderate scale following the Malaysia Airlines flight MH370 and MH17 tragedies, but the spirit of patriotism was in full bloom at Dataran Merdeka, venue of the traditional celebrations.

'Molotov cocktail' hurled into Penang CM’s residence

By PREDEEP NAMBIAR - Sunday, August 31, 2014 - 08:37

GEORGE TOWN: A 'molotov cocktail' was hurled into the compound of the residence of Penang Chief Minister Lim Guan Eng late last night.

Be faithful to govt of the day, civil servants told

Sunday, August 31, 2014 - 08:08

KUALA LUMPUR: PRIME Minister Datuk Seri Najib Razak has reminded civil servants to remain faithful to the government of the day and to air their grievances through the proper channels.

‘Leave legacy of unity’

By FAZLEENA AZIZ - Sunday, August 31, 2014 - 08:08

KUALA LUMPUR: THE importance of strengthening solidarity among Malaysians and leaving behind a prosperous and peaceful country for future generations are stressed as being crucial by Datuk Seri Najib Razak in his Merdeka message yesterday.