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Kedah cooler box murder: Man charged with killing girlfriend's son

By ADIE SURI ZULKEFLI and EMBUN MAJID - Tuesday, 6 December 2016.

SUNGAI PETANI: A 34-year-old man was charged at the Magistrate's Court here today with the murder of two-year-old boy Muhammad Qhairullah Abd Hadi at the Paya Nahu Flats last month.

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Storm wreaks havoc across JB, one injured

By Halim Said - Tuesday, December 6, 2016 - 14:17

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Ambitious book sheds new light on Danum Valley Conservation area

By OLIVIA MIWIL - Tuesday, December 6, 2016 - 13:36

KOTA KINABALU: One of the best ways to explore Sabah’s renowned Danum Valley Conservation area at Ulu Segama Forest Reserve, Lahad Datu, is by flipping through the pages of a newly-launched book - “Danum Valley, the rainforest”.

Unite or lose out in big projects, PAM council member tells east coast states' architects

By ADRIAN DAVID - Tuesday, December 6, 2016 - 13:24

KUALA TERENGGANU: Architects in the east coast states are losing billions of ringgit in business opportunities without a united front to represent their interests.

Not-so-smart thief nabbed after breaking into shop selling CCTVs

By FAISAL ASYRAF - Tuesday, December 6, 2016 - 12:59

KUALA LUMPUR: A man allegedly made a rather daring robbery attempt on Sunday when he broke into a shop premise selling Closed-circuit Televisions (CCTVs).

Group demands Penang CM's resignation at High Court protest

By Audrey Dermawan - Tuesday, December 6, 2016 - 12:19

GEORGE TOWN: A group claiming to be Chief Minister-designate Chow Kon Yeow supporters staged a protest outside the High Court complex here this morning, urging him to 'save' Penang from a slew of issues.

Ministry to help teachers who get sued

By SULAIMAN JAAFAR - Tuesday, December 6, 2016 - 12:04

MACHANG: THE Education Ministry will be more proactive in helping teachers sued by parents over incidents at schools, said minister Datuk Seri Mahdzir Khalid. 

Air Force ready for flood relief activities

By HANI SHAMIRA SHAHRUDIN - Tuesday, December 6, 2016 - 12:02

KUALA LUMPUR: The Royal Malaysian Air Force (RMAF) have placed its assets on standby for relief missions, should the year-end flood situation in the country took a turn for the worse, especially in the east coast states.

Hamzah livid over rumour-mongering on price hikes, pledges action

By Veena Babulal - Tuesday, December 6, 2016 - 12:00

KUALA LUMPUR: Domestic Trade, Cooperatives and Consumerism Minister Datuk Seri Hamzah Zainuddin will not hesitate to lodge police reports on those who create rumours on price hikes.

Major jam at Tuas checkpoint following bike crash which kills 1, hurts 2 Malaysians

By Bernama - Tuesday, December 6, 2016 - 11:55

SINGAPORE: Traffic flow at Tuas Checkpoint has improved after an accident which killed a man and injured two others this morning.

Guan Eng's corruption trial set for March 27 to 31

By AUDREY DERMAWAN AND BALVIN KAUR - Tuesday, December 6, 2016 - 11:40

GEOEGE TOWN: A High Court here fixed March 27 to 31 for the trial of Chief Minister Lim Guan Eng on corruption charges.

Floods in Kelantan: 26 people still at relief centre

By Bernama - Tuesday, December 6, 2016 - 10:41

KOTA BHARU: The number of flood victims in Kelantan remained at 26 people as at 9 am today at the relief centre at Sekolah Kebangsaan Wakaf Raja in Pasir Puteh.

Teluk Intan woman plotted husband's murder with Nepalese lover

By Bernama - Tuesday, December 6, 2016 - 09:07

TELUK INTAN: A woman is alleged to have plotted the murder of her husband with her Nepalese lover.

Newborn found abandoned by roadside in Gelang Patah

By Bernama - Tuesday, December 6, 2016 - 09:06

JOHOR BAHRU: A newborn baby girl wrapped in a batik sarong was found by a road-shoulder near a school in Gelang Patah near here yesterday.

COOLER BOX MURDER: Woman, boyfriend could be charged today

By Adie Suri Zulkefli - Tuesday, December 6, 2016 - 07:00

ALOR STAR: Police are expected to charge today either one or both the suspects remanded in connection with the death of a two-year-old boy, whose body was stuffed in a cooler box, at Paya Nahu Flats in Sungai Petani last month.

Three siblings drowned in a drain in Pekan

By Bernama - Tuesday, December 6, 2016 - 01:41

KUANTAN: Three siblings were found drowned in a six-foot-deep drain after they went fishing in Kampung Permatang Jerek Merchong in Nenasi near Pekan this afternoon.

Pregnant nurse, 4-year-old son die in car crash

By Bernama - Tuesday, December 6, 2016 - 01:33

KUALA LUMPUR: A nurse who was eight months pregnant and her four-year-old son died after their car was involved in a collision with another car at Jalan Kalumpang-Tanjung Malim this morning.

MHA Act to be amended to improve monitoring of highways, concessionaires

By Bernama - Tuesday, December 6, 2016 - 01:29

BAGAN SERAI: The Highway Authority of Malaysia (Incorporation) Act 1980 will be amended in an effort to improve monitoring of the highways and concessionaire companies in the country.

15,000 expected at homecoming procession for royal couple - Kedah MB

By Bernama - Tuesday, December 6, 2016 - 01:18

ALOR STAR: About 15,000 people are expected to attend a Royal Procession to greet the arrival of the Seri Paduka Baginda Yang di-Pertuan Agong, Sultan Abdul Halim Mu’Adzam Shah and the Raja Permaisuri Agong Tuanku Hajah Haminah on their return to Kedah on Monday.

Eight houses in Baling hit by flash floods following heavy rain

By Adie Suri Zulkefli - Tuesday, December 6, 2016 - 00:55

BALING: Eight houses in Jalan Kampung Pekan Gabus, Pulai here were inundated with metre-deep water when the area was hit by flash floods tonight.

No shame for Umno to ask for support, says Kedah MB

By EMBUN MAJID - Monday, December 5, 2016 - 23:30

ALOR STAR: There is no shame in Umno urging the rakyat to support the party for as long as it means that the people’s wellbeing is being looked after.

PM visits Kilang Bateri, the soul of JB, praises its innovative concept

By Ahmad Fairuz Othman and Chuah Bee Kim - Monday, December 5, 2016 - 23:23

JOHOR BARU: Prime Minister Datuk Seri Najib Razak visited the Kilang Bateri lifestyle mall in Jalan Tampoi here tonight and praised its innovative concept, which has provided business opportunities for 200 traders of home-grown premium products.

Remembering Tunku Abdul Jalil, PM joins tahlil with the royal family

By Halim Said - Monday, December 5, 2016 - 21:56

JOHOR BARU: Tunku Mahkota Johor Tunku Ismail Sultan Ibrahim and Prime Minister Datuk Seri Najib Razak tonight joined 1,000 people for a tahlil to commemorate the one year passing of Tunku Laksamana Johor Tunku Abdul Jalil Sultan Ibrahim.

Tun Dr Lim Chong Eu Expressway partially closed on Dec 7, police conducting investigation on shooting incident

By BALVIN KAUR - Monday, December 5, 2016 - 21:17

GEORGE TOWN: A part of Tun Dr Lim Chong Eu Expressway here will be closed for a forensic ballistic investigation on Wednesday from 10.30am to 5pm.

Teen killed, family injured in car crash near Pasir Raja

By Zarina Abdullah - Monday, December 5, 2016 - 20:58

DUNGUN: A teenager was killed while three of his family members were injured when the car they were travelling in skidded and turned turtle near Kampung Belimbing, in Pasir Raja yesterday.

Malaysia, Algeria sign MoU to expand cooperation in higher education

By Bernama - Monday, December 5, 2016 - 20:27

PUTRAJAYA: Malaysia and Algeria today signed a memorandum of understanding (MoU) to expand their cooperation in the field of higher education in a bid to turn Malaysia into educational hub in the region.

MCA questions Tun M's stand and DAP's integrity

By C. Premananthini - Monday, December 5, 2016 - 20:13

SHAH ALAM: Former prime minister Tun Dr Mahathir Mohamad who attended DAP’s 50th national convention yesterday, has showed his “true colours” and proved that he is desperately exploring all venues to achieve his goals.

GrabCar driver charged with insulting woman's modesty

By Bernama - Monday, December 5, 2016 - 19:31

PETALING JAYA: A part-time GrabCar driver was charged in the Magistrate's Court here today with insulting the modesty of a 20-year-old woman, early November.

38 return home, another 71 still sited at evacuation centre in Perak

By NABILAH HAMUDIN - Monday, December 5, 2016 - 18:47

TELUK INTAN: All evacuees at the Sekolah Kebangsaan Pengkalan Ara flood relief centre in Labu Kubong here were allowed to return home today.