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Khir Toyo to be released from parole this Friday

By Bernama - Wednesday, 25 May 2016.

KAJANG: Former Selangor Menteri Besar Dr Mohamad Khir Toyo, who was granted parole last March after serving six months in prison, will be released this Friday.

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Underground land to be classified separately from above ground plots

By Nuradzimmah Daim - Thursday, May 26, 2016 - 00:43

KUALA LUMPUR: The amended National Land Code would allow underground plots of land to be evaluated and sold separately without affecting the ownership of the land above it.

Survey: More than half of Msian computer owners use unlicensed software

By BALVIN KAUR - Thursday, May 26, 2016 - 00:21

A new Global Software Survey from BSA The Software Alliance has established that computer users in Malaysia are using unlicensed software at an alarming rate.

IP's on Lim Guan Eng handed over to AG - MACC

By Bernama - Thursday, May 26, 2016 - 00:16

PUTRAJAYA: The Malaysian Anti-Corruption Commission (MACC) has completed its investigation regarding the purhase of bungalow by Penang Chief Minister Lim Guan Eng, and the papers have been submitted to Attorney-General (AG), Tan Sri Mohamed Apandi Ali.

1MDB assets transfer to be completed by mid-June

By TASNIM LOKMAN - Wednesday, May 25, 2016 - 23:30

KUALA LUMPUR: 1Malaysia Development Bhd's (1MDB) assets transfer to Ministry of Finance Incorporated (MoF Inc) will likely be completed by mid-June, says Deputy Finance Minister Datuk Johari Abdul Ghani.

'Nasi kerabu' lands 29 teachers, pupils in hospital over food poisoning

By Bernama - Wednesday, May 25, 2016 - 22:33

Gua Musang: Twenty-nine pupils and a woman teacher had bouts of vomiting, believed from food poisoning, after eating nasi kerabu at the canteen of Sekolah Kebangsaan (SK) Paloh 1 and 2, here, today.

Msia ready to explore military collaboration with China to tackle extremism, terrorism - Najib

By Bernama - Wednesday, May 25, 2016 - 21:43

KUALA LUMPUR: Malaysia is ready to discuss further possibilities with China on joint military collaboration to tackle the threats of extremism, terrorism, kidnappings and other criminality.

Najib receives courtesy call from Chinese president's special envoy

By Bernama - Wednesday, May 25, 2016 - 20:48

KUALA LUMPUR: Datuk Seri Najib Tun Razak today received a courtesy call from from Meng Jianzhu, Special Envoy of the President of China, at the Prime Minister’s Office at the Parliament Building here.

Thai masseuses hide in ceiling to avoid arrest

By EMBUN MAJID - Wednesday, May 25, 2016 - 19:35

ALOR SETAR: Five Thai female masseuses tried to evade arrest by state immigration officers by hiding inside the ceiling of the building they were in.

Man claims trial to cheating Korean businessman

By KHAIRAH N. KARIM - Wednesday, May 25, 2016 - 19:02

KUALA LUMPUR: A self-employed man claimed trial at the magistrate's court today to duping a construction company chairman of RM47,372 for licensing procurement from the Construction Industry Development Board (CIDB).

Enforcement officers bring Kota Baru house party to abrupt end

By Kalbana Perimbanayagam - Wednesday, May 25, 2016 - 18:50

KOTA BARU: An illegal ‘house party’ at an apartment in Jalan Hamzah here came to a grinding halt when enforcement officers from several agencies raided the residence on Wednesday morning.

Police rubbish viral post on Jalan Bachok-Gunong carjacking cases

By Kalbana Perimbanayagam - Wednesday, May 25, 2016 - 18:38

KOTA BARU: Police have dismissed a viral post being spread on social media sites warning the public of theft and car-jacking cases along Jalan Bachok-Gunong.

Woman assaulted, escapes molest in fast food joint toilet

By Chuah Bee Kim - Wednesday, May 25, 2016 - 18:16

JOHOR BARU: A woman endured a traumatic experience at a fast food outlet on Tuesday when she was assaulted by an unknown man in the restaurant’s toilet.

MH370: Family of three granted access to audio recording, records

By HIDIR REDUAN - Wednesday, May 25, 2016 - 18:00

KUALA LUMPUR: The family members of a married couple and their eldest son onboard Malaysia Airlines (MAS) Flight MH370 today succeeded in their legal bid to obtain audio recordings and other related records from the national carrier.

DPM receives courtesy call from Indonesian MPR members

By Bernama - Wednesday, May 25, 2016 - 17:43

KUALA LUMPUR: Deputy Prime Minister Datuk Seri Dr Ahmad Zahid Hamidi today received a courtesy call from 16 members of the Indonesian people’s Consultative Assembly (MPR) at the Parliament building here.

Amanah fumes as Pas labels its election machinery as "too small"

By DAWN CHAN - Wednesday, May 25, 2016 - 17:31

SHAH ALAM: Parti Amanah Negara’s (Amanah) Youth wing has hit back at Pas for ridiculing the former’s Sungai Besar by-election machinery by labeling it as “too small.”

Tun Mohd Khalil Yaacob to be appointed Yang di-Pertua Negeri Malacca for fourth term

By Roshidi Abu Samah - Wednesday, May 25, 2016 - 17:30

MALACCA: Tun Mohd Khalil Yaakob’s tenure as the Yang di-Pertua Negeri will be extended for a fourth term.

New Komuter schedule in the pipeline due to upgrading work

By Farhana Syed Nokman - Wednesday, May 25, 2016 - 17:24

KUALA LUMPUR: Keretapi Tanah Melayu Bhd (KTMB) will carry out infrastructure and system upgrading works in the Klang Valley Double Track (KVDT) area from May 27 this year all the way to 2019.

Rescuers dig away soil to free man trapped between trailer and cliff edge

By Sylvia Looi - Wednesday, May 25, 2016 - 17:21

SELAMA: Rescue workers had to dig away soil to free a man who was pinned in his trailer after the vehicle became trapped on a cliff edge in Bukit Bintang Hijau, Rantau Panjang this morning.

Three injured in car-van collision in Kemaman

By Zarina Abdullah - Wednesday, May 25, 2016 - 16:13

KEMAMAN: Three people including a woman were seriously injured in a car and van collision near Kampung Meraga Beris, near here last night.

43 polluted rivers, mostly in urban areas - Wan Junaidi

By Bernama - Wednesday, May 25, 2016 - 16:00

PUTRAJAYA: A total of 43 or nine per cent of rivers in the country, mostly in the urban areas are recorded as polluted, said Natural Resources and Environment Minister Datuk Seri Dr Wan Junaidi Tuanku Jaafar.

Media practitioners get UTK 'training' in Pulau Kapas

By NST ONLINE - Wednesday, May 25, 2016 - 15:18

MARANG: MARANG: Members of the Malaysian Press Photographers Association were recently hosted by the Special Action Unit (UTK) at the elite unit’s training base in Pulau Kapas.

South African to hang for drug-trafficking

By MELISSA DARLYNE CHOW - Wednesday, May 25, 2016 - 15:11

ALOR STAR: A South African was today sent to the gallows by the High Court for trafficking 1,598.3 grammes of methamphetamine three years ago.

PM Najib receives courtesy call from Asean education ministers

By FERNANDO FONG - Wednesday, May 25, 2016 - 14:46

KUALA LUMPUR: Prime Minister Datuk Seri Najib Razak received a courtesy call by education ministers from Asean countries in Parliament today.

NIOSH urges introduction of safety audits for billboard structures

By Chuah Bee Kim - Wednesday, May 25, 2016 - 14:42

JOHOR BARU: The National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health (NIOSH) wants local authorities to introduce a safety audit requirement for billboard structures.

Opposition used as 'circus clowns' to ease Tun M's return to BN, says Pas

By SYED UMAR ARIFF - Wednesday, May 25, 2016 - 14:07

KUALA LUMPUR: Tun Dr Mahathir Mohamad’s political machinations have muddled the opposition parties’ direction, said Pas Youth vice-chief Khairil Nizam Khirudin.

Brahim's to conclude negotiations on catering service with KTMB soon

By Bernama - Wednesday, May 25, 2016 - 14:04

KUALA LUMPUR: Brahim’s Holdings Bhd expects its ongoing negotiations with Keretapi Tanah Melayu Bhd (KTMB) on a catering service onboard trains, to be concluded soon.

Court extends order barring closure of Ampang Forest Park

By HIDIR REDUAN - Wednesday, May 25, 2016 - 13:39

KUALA LUMPUR: The High Court today extended an order temporarily barring the closure of the Ampang Forest Park and construction works there which form the East Klang Valley Expressway(EKVE) project.

Man claims trial to firearm, ammo possession charge while driving footballer's truck

By Halim Said - Wednesday, May 25, 2016 - 13:25

JOHOR BARU: A 34-year old man claimed trial at the Johor Baru Sessions Court today to two counts of illegal possession of a revolver and 30 bullets found during police checks at the North-South Expressway Kempas exit on May 15.

Philippine fishermen had encroached into Msian waters, clarifies Foreign Ministry

By Nuradzimmah Daim - Wednesday, May 25, 2016 - 13:21

KUALA LUMPUR: The three Philippine fishermen detained by the Royal Malaysian Navy earlier this month, had encroached into Malaysian waters.

1MDB: We have fully paid off Bank Negara fine

By NST ONLINE - Wednesday, May 25, 2016 - 13:18

KUALA LUMPUR: 1Malaysia Development Berhad (1MDB) today announced that it has made full payment of a fine imposed on it by the central bank.