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MH17: Alexander Borodai wanted to hand over remains, black boxes to Malaysia only : PM

By M. HAMZAH JAMALUDIN - Saturday, 23 August 2014.

PEKAN: Malaysia's strong principle on truth has made the country well respected not only by the super powers but also among the non-state actors such as the separatists in Ukraine, said Prime Minister Datuk Seri Najib Razak.

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BN confident of retaining Pengkalan Kubur seat

By Halim Said - Saturday, August 23, 2014 - 17:09

PAGOH: Deputy Prime Minister Tan Sri Muhyiddin Yassin is confident that Umno could wrestle back the Pengkalan Kubur state seat in Kelantan which was left vacated after the death of Datuk Noor Zahidi Omar recently.

PKR leader calls National Mourning Day an excessive affair

By ADRIAN LAI - Saturday, August 23, 2014 - 16:01

SHAH ALAM: PKR’s Laksamana (Ret) Imran Abdul Hamid today questioned the manner in which the government handled the national mourning day on Friday, calling it an excessive affair to commemorate the Malaysian victims who died in the flight MH17 tragedy.

MH17: Mother hopes to bury at least part of son's body

By EUNICE AU - Saturday, August 23, 2014 - 15:39

KLANG: Amnah Mohd Shariff, 65, was heavy-hearted when she realised her son Shaikh Mohd Noor Shaikh Mahmood, 44, was not among the first 20 Malaysian victims involved in the Malaysia Airlines flight MH17 tragedy to be brought back home on Saturday.

Taxi driver found dead near Arkib Negara

By HANI SHAMIRA SHAHRUDIN - Saturday, August 23, 2014 - 15:33

KUALA LUMPUR: A taxi driver is believed to have committed suicide in a vehicle near Arkib Negara, here, yesterday.

PKR issues show cause letters to 4 members

By NURADILLA NOORAZAM - Saturday, August 23, 2014 - 15:05

SHAH ALAM: The PKR disciplinary board today issued show cause letters to four party members who had allegedly participated in a press conference supporting former party member and embattled Menteri Besar Tan Sri Abdul Khalid Ibrahim.

400 squatter houses to be demolished in Sabah east coast

By AVILA GERALDINE - Saturday, August 23, 2014 - 14:58

LAHAD DATU: About 400 squater houses will be demolished in Kampung Air Lahad Datu to curb presence of illegal immigrants who are potential whistleblowers to cross border criminals.

Xing Xing, Liang Liang celebrates 8th birthday

By TEOH PEI YING - Saturday, August 23, 2014 - 14:37

HULU KELANG: Hundreds thronged the Giant Panda Conservation Centre, in Zoo Negara today to witness the birthday of two giant pandas, Xing Xing and Liang Liang.

MH17: Chief steward among remains to be flown home today

By Najmuddin Najib - Saturday, August 23, 2014 - 14:20

THE HAGUE: The remains of three more Malaysian victims from the Malaysia Airlines MH17 tragedy will be flown home today.

PKR must work hard ahead of 12th Sarawak general election

By HANA NAZ HARUN - Saturday, August 23, 2014 - 13:34

SHAH ALAM: PKR will need to settle the leadership crisis in Selangor, in order for it not to adversely affect the party’s preparations for the coming 12th state election in Sarawak.

RMAF to enhance training facilities

By Jasmime Kaur - Saturday, August 23, 2014 - 13:10

ALOR STAR: The Royal Malaysian Air Force (RMAF) college will increase its fleet of training aircraft, by adding five more planes by year end. It will also train more instructors locally.