No public holiday even if JDT wins: MB

Saturday, 1 November 2014.

JOHOR BARU: The Johor state government will not declare tomorrow a holiday even if Johor Darul Ta’zim (JDT) wins the prestigious Malaysia Cup by beating Pahang in the final at the National Stadium in Bukit Jalil tonight.


Defence Ministry has never shirked from responsibility, says Hishammuddin

Saturday, November 1, 2014 - 17:31

KUALA TERENGGANU: The Defence Ministry has never shirked from its responsibility in any security crisis faced by the country, said Datuk Seri Hishammuddin Tun Hussein.

ITU endorsed Malaysia's call to improve global flight tracking

Saturday, November 1, 2014 - 16:58

KUALA LUMPUR: The International Telecommunication Union (ITU)'s Plenipotentiary Conference on Friday, has endorsed Malaysia's call to improve global flight tracking for civil aviation, following the disappearance of Malaysia Airlines Flight MH370 on March 8.

UPP foils ketum smuggling bid, two nabbed

By ZAHRATULHAYAT MAT ARIF - Saturday, November 1, 2014 - 16:35

PADANG BESAR: The Smuggling Prevention Unit (UPP) had foiled an attempt by two men to smuggle 689kg of ketum leaves with streets value worth RM55,120 to Thailand early this morning.

Man sets flat unit on fire, cheats death

By MUHAMAD SYAKIR ABDUL WAHAB - Saturday, November 1, 2014 - 15:47

GEORGE TOWN: A home alone man cheated death after allegedly trying to torch a flat unit where he stayed, here, today.

Body found off Tanjung Gelang

Saturday, November 1, 2014 - 15:42

KUANTAN: The search and rescue (SAR) team today found a body some 11 nautical miles off Tanjung Gelang here, believed to be one of the tugboat crew members who went missing after the vessel was hit by a merchant ship on Thursday.

MCMC can block access to online gambling sites: Shabery

Saturday, November 1, 2014 - 15:39

KUALA TERENGGANU: The Malaysian Communication and Multimedia Commission (MCMC) will use its expertise and existing laws to take action or block access to gambling websites.

Use purse seine starting 2015, fishermen told

By M. HAMZAH JAMALUDIN - Saturday, November 1, 2014 - 15:33

KUANTAN: Trawler boat operators have been advised to use "pukat jerut" (purse seine) starting from next year as the government will ban the usage of "pukat tunda" (trawl net) from Jan 1, 2016.

Man beaten to death in Ampang Jaya

By HANI SHAMIRA SHAHRUDIN - Saturday, November 1, 2014 - 15:29

KUALA LUMPUR: Police are on the hunt for five men to facilitate investigation in the death of a 56-year-old man believed to be beaten in Ampang Jaya, yesterday.

UTM student youngest PhD holder in Malaysia

By Halim Said - Saturday, November 1, 2014 - 14:57

JOHOR BARU: All eyes were on Universiti Teknologi Malaysia (UTM) graduate Hazzirah Izzaati Mat Hassim as she accepted her doctorate honorary as the youngest PhD holder in the country during the university 53rd convocation today.

“Change or risk losing”, Najib warns Umno Selangor

By SYED UMAR ARIFF - Saturday, November 1, 2014 - 14:30

KUALA LUMPUR: Datuk Seri Najib Razak warned Selangor Umno to run a tight ship or risk losing the state for a third consecutive time.