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Jong-nam murder: Suggestion that Malaysia colluding with foreign govt 'an insult'

By NST ONLINE - Monday, 20 February 2017.

KUALA LUMPUR: Foreign Minister Datuk Seri Anifah Aman today took North Korean ambassador to Malaysia, Kang Chol, to task for suggesting that Malaysia is in collusion with a foreign government in its investigation into the murder of Kim Jong-nam.

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Tombo Enterprise denies hiring suspect in Kim Jong-nam assasination

By Bernama - Tuesday, February 21, 2017 - 00:30

KUALA LUMPUR: Tombo Enterprise Sdn Bhd managing-director, Chong Ah Kow has denied that North Korean national Ri Jong Chol, the male suspect detained on Saturday in connection with the assasination of Kim Jong-nam, is an employee of his company as reported by the media.

Johor MACC arrests two religious officers for allegedly taking bribes

By Bernama - Tuesday, February 21, 2017 - 00:07

JOHOR BAHRU: The Johor branch of the Malaysian Anti-Corruption Commission (MACC) has arrested two religious officers for allegedly accepting bribes from a printing company to print books for state religious schools.

To achieve greatness, Malaysians must become true believers of respective faiths, says PM

By ARFA YUNUS - Monday, February 20, 2017 - 23:26

KUALA LUMPUR: In order for Malaysia to achieve its target of becoming a top 20 nation by 2050, as envisioned under the 2050 Transformation Plan (TN50), Prime Minister Datuk Seri Najib Razak today urged Malaysians to become true believers of their respective faiths.

Media sent on wild goose chase at KLIA2 over rumours of Jong-nam's son's arrival

By HASHINI KAVISHTRI KANNAN and RAHMAT KHAIRULRIJAL - Monday, February 20, 2017 - 23:09

SEPANG: The media were sent on a wild goose chase today when their wait for the arrival of the Kim Jong-nam's son at the Kuala Lumpur International Airport 2 (klia2) today proved fruitless.

Terengganu mulls making life jacket compulsory for those venturing out to sea

By Zarina Abdullah - Monday, February 20, 2017 - 22:27

KUALA NERUS: The Terengganu state government will be serious in making sure that residents and tourists taking part in sea-based activities in the state wear life jackets.

Soldier, mother-in-law, killed in 4WD crash in Tawau

By Bernama - Monday, February 20, 2017 - 21:07

TAWAU: A soldier and his mother-in-law were killed after the four-wheel drive they were travelling in with four other family members skidded and plunged into a ravine at Km7 of Jalan Merotai-Dumpas last night.

Compete with others to penetrate global halal market, Ong reminds local manufacturers

By Kelly Koh - Monday, February 20, 2017 - 20:58

ALOR GAJAH: Malaysia must compete with other nations to effectively penetrate the global halal market, said Second Minister of International Trade and Industry Datuk Seri Ong Ka Chuan today.

Son of murdered North Korean due in Malaysia: Airline source, media report

By Reuters - Monday, February 20, 2017 - 20:41

KUALA LUMPUR: The son of Kim Jong-nam, the estranged half-brother of the North Korean leader who was murdered in Kuala Lumpur last week, will arrive in the Malaysian capital late today, according to an airline source and a media report.

Azwanddin gives statement to JAIJ over Muhyiddin's alleged scandal

By Rizalman Hammim - Monday, February 20, 2017 - 19:57

JOHOR BARU: Jaringan Melayu Malaysia (JMM) president Datuk Azwanddin Hamzah today appeared at the Johor Islamic Religious Department (JAIJ) to give his statement over an alleged sex scandal involving former deputy prime minister Tan Sri Muhyiddin Yassin and a businesswoman.

USIM students form own auxiliary fire brigade

By Nur Aqidah Azizi - Monday, February 20, 2017 - 19:18

NILAI: The formation of an auxiliary fire brigade team at Universiti Sains Islam Malaysia (Usim), comprising its own students, is being seen as a positive move to raise awareness of fire prevention activities on campus.

Kim assassination: Police mulling action over leak of klia2 CCTV footage

By Bernama - Monday, February 20, 2017 - 19:04

KUALA LUMPUR: Police are mulling action over the leak of a CCTV recording connected to the death of Kim Jong-nam, the elder brother of North Korea's leader, Kim Jong-un.

With CFP, company immune if employee charged with corruption

By EMBUN MAJID - Monday, February 20, 2017 - 18:57

ALOR STAR: Corporate organisations will not be held collectively responsible for acts of corruption committed by individual staff (as will be the case under the proposed Corporate Liability Law), should they agree to sign the Corruption Free-Pledge (CFP).

Ipoh man strikes RM11.5 mil jackpot.. but this isn't his first big win

By NST ONLINE - Monday, February 20, 2017 - 18:51

KUALA LUMPUR: A businessman from Perak will appreciate the year of the Fire Rooster more then ever after he received one of the biggest ang pows of his life, striking RM11.5 million on the Toto 4D Jackpot 1.

Malaysia Airlines offers 25% discount on flights to China

By Bernama - Monday, February 20, 2017 - 18:42

KUALA LUMPUR: Malaysia Airlines Bhd (MAS) is offering a 25 per cent discount for all economy flights to the Chinese cities of Nanjing, Haikou, Fuzhou and Wuhan for bookings made from today until Feb 28.

Marang police bust youth gang for bike theft, housebreaking

By Zarina Abdullah - Monday, February 20, 2017 - 18:38

MARANG: Police have arrested six members of a criminal group known as 'Geng Kecek', including its 20-year-old leader, who are suspected of involvement in several house-breaking and motorcycle theft cases in the district.

PM not public officer, High Court told in hearing to strike out 1MDB suit

By KHAIRAH N. KARIM - Monday, February 20, 2017 - 18:34

KUALA LUMPUR: Prime Minister Datuk Seri Najib Razak is not a public officer and therefore the claim of tort of misfeasance over the 1Malaysia Development Berhad (1MDB) issue by Tun Dr Mahathir Mohamad and two others is unsustainable, the High Court heard today.

Ex-top cyclists to hold safety clinics for Malacca 'mosquito bike' gangs

By ARNAZ M. KHAIRUL - Monday, February 20, 2017 - 18:16

MALACCA: Former top cyclists here today announced a plan to provide proper guidance to ‘mosquito bike’ riders around the city, via a weekly gathering to provide the necessary guidance for them to stay safe on the roads.

Do not blame PM for Johor teen cycling tragedy: Education Minister

By Nur Aqidah Azizi - Monday, February 20, 2017 - 17:21

SEREMBAN: Prime Minister Datuk Seri Najib Razak should not be blamed for deadly tragedies that occur in the country.

Asians should change negative mindset about vocational training

By OLIVIA MIWIL - Monday, February 20, 2017 - 17:17

KOTA KINABALU: Asian parents should not be averse to their children being chosen for Technical and Vocational Education and Training (TVET), as the path could lead to gainful employment and a successful, fulfilling career.

Jong-nam assassination: Najib says 'no' to N. Korea demand for joint investigation

By ADRIAN LAI - Monday, February 20, 2017 - 17:08

KUALA LUMPUR: Prime Minister Datuk Seri Najib Razak has shot down North Korea’s demand for a joint investigation to be conducted into the assassination of Kim Jong-nam, half-brother of North Korean leader Kim Jong-un.

MCMC set to launch SaveME 999 app next month

By Farhana Syed Nokman - Monday, February 20, 2017 - 16:21

KUALA LUMPUR: The Communications and Multimedia Ministry (MCMC) has set next month for the launch of SaveME 999, a new smartphone application for the public to seek help from the police.

Jong-nam assassination: We no longer trust Malaysian investigation, says North Korea [VIDEO]

By AINA NASA - Monday, February 20, 2017 - 16:17

KUALA LUMPUR: North Korea wants a joint investigation to be conducted into the assassination of Kim Jong-nam, half-brother of North Korean leader Kim Jong-un, and said it has lost trust in the Malaysian investigation.

Woman found safe after missing for 40 hours at Gunung Irau

By ZAHRATULHAYAT MAT ARIF - Monday, February 20, 2017 - 16:02

CAMERON HIGHLANDS: The search for a missing hiker at Gunung Irau has come to a happy ending today after she was found safe.

Najib pays tribute to Just Faaland, who helped formulate NEP

By Awaina Arbee - Monday, February 20, 2017 - 15:55

KUALA LUMPUR: Prime Minister Datuk Seri Najib Razak today expresses his condolences over the passing of Tan Sri Just Faaland.

Madinah is new Auditor-General effective Feb 23

By HASHINI KAVISHTRI KANNAN - Monday, February 20, 2017 - 15:49

PUTRAJAYA: Former Education Ministry secretary-general Tan Sri Dr Madinah Mohamad will be the new Auditor-General, effective Thursday (Feb 23).

Royal 'decree' on nighttime curfew for minors in Johor is fake, says Johor palace

By Ahmad Fairuz Othman - Monday, February 20, 2017 - 15:28

JOHOR BARU: The Johor palace today denied issuing any statement on a supposed nighttime curfew to be imposed on those under 18-years-old in the state, following a tragic accident that killed eight teen cyclists in Johor Baru on Saturday.

Sabah to probe whether UMS salvage work broke law

By AVILA GERALDINE - Monday, February 20, 2017 - 15:01

KOTA KINABALU: A probe will be carried out to determine whether a breach of law was committed in the salvaging works of World War II Japanese shipwrecks by Universiti Malaysia Sabah (UMS), which were later found to be largely missing and destroyed.

PWD engineer charged with cheating former employer in carpet-for-surau case

By ADRIAN DAVID - Monday, February 20, 2017 - 14:54

KUALA TERENGGANU: A Public Works Department assistant engineer was charged today with deceiving his former employer in the installation of a carpet at a surau near here.

Seven suspected gang members nabbed under Poca

By EMBUN MAJID - Monday, February 20, 2017 - 14:50

ALOR STAR: The Magistrate's Court here today ordered seven men to be detained under the Prevention of Crime Act (Poca) 1959 on suspicion of being involved in triad activities.

Domestic trade ministry reminds traders not to sell essential items above ceiling price

By Adie Suri Zulkefli - Monday, February 20, 2017 - 14:47

SUNGAI PETANI: The Domestic Trade, Cooperatives and Consumerism Ministry will not entertain any excuse by traders or suppliers caught with selling essential items above the stipulated ceiling price under the festive price control scheme.