DPM: M’sia eyes deeper ties with Ankara as Turkey installs new President

Thursday, 28 August 2014.

ANKARA: Malaysia is eyeing deeper depths in bilateral ties across wider sectors with Turkey as this nation of over 80 million people installed a new president today.


49 foreign workers held over riot

By Rizalman Hammim Mohd Azren Jamaludin - Thursday, August 28, 2014 - 21:49

KULAIJAYA: The police have arrested a total of 49 foreign workers in connection with a riot at an electronics factory at the Desa Perindustrian Kulai 2 in Kelapa Sawit on Tuesday.

About 165 immigrants bound to be trafficked, rescued by police

By PHUAH KEN LIN - Thursday, August 28, 2014 - 21:42

GEORGE TOWN: The police had picked up 165 immigrants, including scores of women and children sold as human trafficking victims in Penang, Kedah and Perlis earlier this month, said Bukit Aman Criminal Investigations Department director Datuk Seri Mohmad Salleh.

Research still ongoing to decide on nuclear power plant

By TEOH PEI YING - Thursday, August 28, 2014 - 21:29

KUALA LUMPUR: The government has not finalised decision to build a nuclear power plant to generate electricity.

Ketum abusers to face up to RM100,000 in fines

By PRIYA PUBALAN - Thursday, August 28, 2014 - 21:19

GEORGE TOWN: Abusers of ketum leaves will soon face up to RM100,000 in fines, Deputy Home Minister Datuk Dr Wan Junaidi Tuanku Jaafar said.

Woman who died in accident had eerie premonition of death

By Audrey Dermawan - Thursday, August 28, 2014 - 21:15

GRIK: "My sister had been talking about death since two weeks ago when I last visited her".

Elderly woman found drowned in irrigation canal

By Nazwin Nazri - Thursday, August 28, 2014 - 20:39

Malaysia Airlines loss nearly doubles on MH370 impact

Thursday, August 28, 2014 - 19:57

KUALA LUMPUR: Crisis-stricken Malaysia Airlines said today its second-quarter loss nearly doubled as the loss of flight MH370 spurred a decline in bookings, warning the red ink would accelerate as the year wears on.

Court rejects MAS’ bid to quash wrongful dismissal ruling on ex-employee

Thursday, August 28, 2014 - 18:18

KUALA LUMPUR: Malaysia Airline System Berhad (MAS) today failed in an attempt to quash a ruling awarding a RM97,035 compensation to a former employee over wrongful dismissal for selling non inflight items to passengers.

Selangorians urge Pas to nominate candidate for MB post from party

By FIRDAOUS FADZIL - Thursday, August 28, 2014 - 18:02

SHAH ALAM: Despite Pas' insistence at not fielding one of their own for the menteri besar post, Selangor citizens believe the Islamist party should take the opportunity given by the Sultan of Selangor, Sultan Sharafuddin Idris Shah for them to lead the state and end the ongoing political conflict.

EPF members withdraw RM1.81bil under flexible age withdrawal facility

Thursday, August 28, 2014 - 17:48

KUALA LUMPUR: A total of RM1.81 billion were withdrawn under the Flexible Age 55 Withdrawal facility in the second quarter this year against RM1.77 billion in the same quarter last year, says the Employees Provident Fund (EPF).