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Beggars can earn RM1,000 daily - Penang Social Welfare Director

By Bernama - Wednesday, 15 June 2016.

GEORGE TOWN: They may be on the streets seeking alms for a living, but these beggars may have more money than the givers, said Penang Social Welfare Director Said Sidup.

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Defence Attache at Malaysian Embassy in Indonesia dies

By Bernama - Thursday, June 16, 2016 - 01:02

JAKARTA: The Defence Attache at the Malaysian Embassy in Indonesia, Brig Gen Datuk Jalaludin Md Yusof collapsed and died at the main hall of the Malaysian Embassy, here last night.

Three-year-old girl's hand trapped in hypermarket escalator

By Roshidi Abu Samah - Wednesday, June 15, 2016 - 23:56

MALACCA: A three-year-old girl injured her hand when it became trapped in a escalator at a hypermarket in Ayer Keroh tonight.

Zahid joins 'Ceramah Perdana' with Kazim Elias

By RAHMAT KHAIRULRIJAL - Wednesday, June 15, 2016 - 23:37

KUALA KANGSAR: Deputy Prime Minister Datuk Seri Dr Ahmad Zahid Hamidi joined the "Ceramah Perdana" at Chandan Puteri here tonight, which featured popular Muslim preacher Datuk Kazim Elias.

26 nabbed while attempting to leave country illegally

By Halim Said - Wednesday, June 15, 2016 - 23:33

KOTA TINGGI: Twenty six illegal immigrants including three children, were detained near the Pasir Logok beach, here for attempting to exit the country illegally via a boat.

Najib breaks fast with ulama, umara

By Bernama - Wednesday, June 15, 2016 - 23:18

PUTRAJAYA: Prime Minister Datuk Seri Najib Tun Razak tonight attended the breaking of fast with ulama, umara and Islamic non-governmental organisation (NGO) leaders at his official residence in Seri Perdana here.

Tun M using opposition candidates in by-elections for personal agenda - Salleh

By Bernama - Wednesday, June 15, 2016 - 22:59

KUALA KANGSAR: Tun Dr Mahathir Mohamad is seen as only using the Parti Amanah Negara (Amanah) candidates contesting in the Kuala Kangsar and Sungai Besar Parliamentary by-elections (PRK), in Perak and Selangor, for his personal political aim.

Come forward to get assistance, bus operator urges accident victims

By FAIRUZ OTHMAN - Wednesday, June 15, 2016 - 22:48

MUAR: The operator of an express bus that was involved in a fatal accident in Ipoh, Perak last week is appealing to the 32 passengers and their family to come forward to receive assistance.

Environmental quality monitoring programme to be implemented early next year

By Bernama - Wednesday, June 15, 2016 - 22:42

PUTRAJAYA: The Environmental Quality Monitoring Programme (EQMP) aimed at improving the existing environmental quality monitoring system will be implemented early next year.

Businessman shot dead by professional killer at Sungai Rasau toll plaza

By C. Premananthini - Wednesday, June 15, 2016 - 22:36

SHAH ALAM: A businessman was shot dead in his car just after the Sungai Rasau toll plaza, here this evening.

Education Ministry mulls routine medical check-ups for 500,000 staff

By Azura Abas - Wednesday, June 15, 2016 - 22:21

PUTRAJAYA: The Education Ministry is mulling the possibility of having its 500,000 employees undergo routine medical check ups.

Elderly woman dies, baby and four injured in car-tanker crash

By Sylvia Looi - Wednesday, June 15, 2016 - 22:10

TELUK INTAN: A senior citizen died while four others, including an eight-month-old baby, were injured following an accident at Jalan Teluk Intan- Chenderong Balai, here today.

Four Latin-American men jailed a year each for Klang Valley home burglaries

By C. Premananthini - Wednesday, June 15, 2016 - 22:04

SHAH ALAM: Four Latin-American men were sentenced to a year in prison each on three counts of burglary in the Klang Valley.

Pharmacies caught selling sex-stimulant pills without prescription in for hard time

By HASHINI KAVISHTRI KANNAN - Wednesday, June 15, 2016 - 21:47

PUTRAJAYA: Legal action will be taken against pharmacies found selling sex stimulant pills over the counter without prescription.

Indian voters should be wary of opposition's "desperate" tactics

By NABILAH HAMUDIN - Wednesday, June 15, 2016 - 21:43

KUALA KANGSAR: Nambikkai, an independent Indian non-governmental organisation, has advised the community not to be influenced by the opposition's desperate tactics to win the parliamentary by-election.

Budiman to army vets: I got your back

By LAILI ISMAIL - Wednesday, June 15, 2016 - 21:24

SUNGAI BESAR : Barisan Nasional’s Sungai Besar by-election candidate Budiman Mohd Zohdi earlier today pledged to closely accord full attention to veteran soldiers, in appreciation of their contributions and sacrifices to the nation.

Undersea tunnel contractor denies postponement of feasibility study

By Bernama - Wednesday, June 15, 2016 - 21:18

GEORGE TOWN: The Penang undersea tunnel project contractor, Consortium Zenith BUCG Sdn Bhd, today denied that the feasibility study for the proposed project had been put on hold.

Thai police bust call centre scam syndicate, nab 14 Malaysians in Chiang Mai

By Bernama - Wednesday, June 15, 2016 - 21:09

BANGKOK: The police have detained 14 Malaysians, including a teenage girl, and a Vietnamese woman at the San Sai district in Chiangmai for suspected involvement in a call centre scam activities.

Reading habit among Malaysians still low, says Raja Muda Perlis

By Bernama - Wednesday, June 15, 2016 - 21:02

SANDAKAN: The nation’s reading habit is still considered quite low, says Raja Muda of Perlis, Tuanku Syed Faizuddin Putra Ibni Tuanku Syed Sirajuddin Jamullail.

Govt to identify mechanism on intake of non-M'sian pupils to govt schools

By Bernama - Wednesday, June 15, 2016 - 20:58

KUALA LUMPUR: The Education Ministry will identify a new mechanism to further smoothen the procedure for the intake of non-Malaysian children at government schools.

Emphasise sincerity in your actions, urges Zahid

By HANA NAZ HARUN and RAHMAT KHAIRULRIJAL - Wednesday, June 15, 2016 - 20:07

KUALA KANGSAR: Deputy Prime Minister Datuk Seri Dr Ahmad Zahid Hamidi has urged the people to emphasise sincerity in their actions.

No beef and chicken shortage this Raya, say authorities

By ARNAZ M. KHAIRUL - Wednesday, June 15, 2016 - 19:28

PUTRAJAYA: There will be no shortage of beef or chicken during this Hari Raya Aidilfitri period and consumers have been advised to avoid unscrupulous traders who may use shortage of supply as an excuse to hike prices.

Seremban's mystery arsonist strikes again, this time in Senawang

By Nur Aqidah Azizi - Wednesday, June 15, 2016 - 19:15

SEREMBAN: Less than 24 hours after four fires were reported in two malls in Seremban yesterday, a mystery arsonist appears to have struck again, this time at a Family Store in Taman Anggerik, Senawang.

'DAP has invested plenty in PAN and want their dividend'

By M. HAMZAH JAMALUDIN - Wednesday, June 15, 2016 - 18:50

KUALA KANGSAR: The Barisan Nasional (BN) election machinery must be prepared for an all-out attack by the Opposition as the polling day draws close.

Wife of Rasah Umno chief dies

By Nur Aqidah Azizi - Wednesday, June 15, 2016 - 18:48

SEREMBAN: The wife of Rasah Umno chief Datuk Hasim Rusdi passed away today, after two years of battling a brain tumour.

Elderly British man fatally knocked down by car in Tanjung Bungah

By Audrey Dermawan - Wednesday, June 15, 2016 - 18:36

GEORGE TOWN: A British man succumbed to serious injuries hours after he was knocked down by a car while trying to cross the road here.

Four more Malaysian fishermen released by Indonesia [VIDEO]

By M. HAMZAH JAMALUDIN - Wednesday, June 15, 2016 - 18:19

KUALA KANGSAR: Four more fishermen from Johor have been released by the Indonesian authorities, after their pardon letters were signed by Indonesian president Joko Widodo.

Rafizi a 'coward' for not meeting me, says Rosmah's aide

By HANA NAZ HARUN - Wednesday, June 15, 2016 - 18:19

KUALA KANGSAR: Datuk Rizal Mansor, aide to Datin Seri Rosmah Mansor, has accused PKR secretary-general Rafizi Ramli of being a "coward" when the latter refused to meet him earlier today.

Politicians not heeding explanation has prolonged 1MDB issue, says Arul

By Bernama - Wednesday, June 15, 2016 - 18:13

SUNGAI BESAR: The 1Malaysia Development Bhd (1MDB) issue has dragged on without reaching a conclusion when there are politicians who ignore the explanations and measures taken by the company to tackle all the problems, said its president, Arul Kanda.

Bogus cops busted by real police officers

By FAISAL ASYRAF - Wednesday, June 15, 2016 - 18:07

PETALING JAYA: Three bogus policemen got more than they bargained for when they were nabbed by actual police officers at Persiaran Mahogani, Kota Damansara, around 2am today.

Health Ministry waiting for police probe report on Syed Alman's death

By Bernama - Wednesday, June 15, 2016 - 17:59

KUALA LUMPUR: The Ministry of Health is still awaiting the outcome of police investigations on the death of the deputy prime minister’s son-in-law, Datuk Syed Alman Zain Syed Alwi.