Najib foresees Jokowi strengthening Malaysia-Indonesia ties

Monday, 20 October 2014.

JAKARTA: Prime Minister Datuk Seri Najib Razak said today he is convinced the Indonesian administration helmed by the new president Joko Widodo would strengthen the ties between neighbours Malaysia and Indonesia.


Gerakan suspends Tan Lai Soon over ‘pendatang’ remarks

By HANA NAZ HARUN - Monday, October 20, 2014 - 17:49

KUALA LUMPUR: Gerakan has suspended Johor delegate Tan Lai Soon over his remark that suggested that Malays, Indians and Chinese were ‘pendatang’ (immigrant).

Maths and science in English ensure mastery of the language & the subjects: Tun M

By FAZLEENA AZIZ - Monday, October 20, 2014 - 17:32

BANGI: Teaching mathematics and science in English will ensure mastery of the language and the subjects, as well as help gain wider knowledge in the related fields of studies.

90pc govt services available online next year: MAMPU

Monday, October 20, 2014 - 17:00

PUTRAJAYA: Government services made online are expected to reach 90 percent next year from more than 60 per cent up to last year, said Administrative Modernisation and Management Planning Unit (MAMPU) Head of Information and Communication Technology (ICT) Advisory, Wan Mohd Rosdi Wan Dolah.

Security beefed up for SPM papers

By AZURA ABAS AND KOI KYE LEE - Monday, October 20, 2014 - 16:41

PUTRAJAYA : Security has been tightened to ensure that the Sijil Pelajaran Malaysia (SPM) examination papers are safe from leakages.

Oil rig workers died from 35m fall

By Zarina Abdullah and Shamsuddin Husin - Monday, October 20, 2014 - 16:27

KEMAMAN: Two oil rig workers died on the spot when the fell from a height of 35m while working at their oil drilling ship about 152 nautical miles from Kerteh beach. 

Rain no hindrance to Deepavali shoppers

Monday, October 20, 2014 - 15:49

KUALA LUMPUR: Rain has not dampened the spirit of Hindus busy preparing to celebrate Deepavali on Wednesday.

Najib to raise IS, Ebola threats in discussions with US, Australia

Monday, October 20, 2014 - 15:38

JAKARTA: Various pressing global issues including the spread of Ebola Virus Disease (EVD) and the threat posed by the Islamic State (IS) militant group (IS) are expected to be the main topics of discussion in the meetings between Prime Minister Datuk Seri Najib Razak with United States Secretary of

Four customs officers charged with corruption

By KHAIRAH N. KARIM - Monday, October 20, 2014 - 14:31

SHAH ALAM: Four Customs assistant superintendents were charged at the Sessions Court here with corruption amounting to RM131,400 in relation to liquor-smuggling to avoid duties.

Hairdresser acquitted of radio deejay’s mom murder

By HIDIR REDUAN - Monday, October 20, 2014 - 13:59

KUALA LUMPUR: A hairdresser took a step backwards while in the dock today after hearing the High Court had acquitted him of a murder charge.

Three foreigners nabbed, 7.4kg of meth seized at KLIA

By A. Azim Idris - Monday, October 20, 2014 - 13:07

SEPANG: The Kuala Lumpur International Airport (KLIA) Customs Department seized 7.4 kilogrammes of drugs worth some RM1.4 million in four separate cases this month.