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Deepavali a good time to strengthen relationship with family, friends: Subramaniam

Monday, October 20, 2014 - 19:47

PUTRAJAYA: Health Minister Datuk Seri Dr S Subramaniam hopes the arrival of Deepavali will bring about good fortune, health and wealth to the people, especially the Indian community.

Najib foresees Jokowi strengthening Malaysia-Indonesia ties

Monday, October 20, 2014 - 18:53

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).

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.

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.

TMJ to marry Cik Khaleeda on Friday

By SIM BAK HENG - Monday, October 20, 2014 - 13:03

JOHOR BARU: The Tunku Mahkota of Johor Tunku Ismail Sultan Ibrahim, 30, will end his bachelorhood this Friday.

Customs enforcement officers in the dock to face bribery charges

By HIDIR REDUAN - Monday, October 20, 2014 - 12:42

KUALA LUMPUR: Two Customs assistant enforcement officers were charged at two separate Sessions Courts today with 17 bribery counts involving RM30,100 to ignore suspected liquor-smuggling activities.

Prabowo attends inauguration

By Rashid Yusof in Jakarta - Monday, October 20, 2014 - 10:50

JAKARTA: In another massive gesture, Prabowo Subianto, the defeated presidential candidate, has decided to attend the inauguration of Joko Widodo as the seventh president of Indonesia.

Four police officers among six charged with corruption

Monday, October 20, 2014 - 10:41

BUTTERWORTH: Six civil servants comprising four police officers and one each from Seberang Prai Municipal Council and Home Ministry claimed trial to eight corruption charges totalling RM5,750 at the Butterworth Sessions Court.

Jakarta ready for Joko’s inauguration

By Rashid Yusof - Monday, October 20, 2014 - 08:17

JAKARTA: It is Inauguration Day here with the traffic police having a particularly early start directing a rapid build up on its routinely choked roads. The city has been up and getting ready to embrace a new president since 5am.

2 girls feared drowned while bathing in a lake in Masai, Johor

Sunday, October 19, 2014 - 22:54

JOHOR BAHARU: Two girls were feared drowned while bathing in a lake in Taman Nusa Damai, Masai, here today.

22 passengers, crew injured as SIA plane hits turbulence

Sunday, October 19, 2014 - 20:27

SINGAPORE: Twenty-two passengers and crew were injured when an Airbus A380 plane operated by Singapore Airlines (SIA) and traveling from the city-state to Mumbai hit sudden turbulence during descent, the carrier said Sunday.

Najib arrives in Jakarta for Jokowi’s swearing-in

Sunday, October 19, 2014 - 20:13

JAKARTA: Prime Minister Datuk Seri Najib Razak arrived here this evening to attend the swearing-in of Joko Widodo as Indonesia’s new president here tomorrow.

Follow MyNadi example, PM urge NGOs

By Rozanna Latiff - Sunday, October 19, 2014 - 16:44

PUTRAJAYA: Datuk Seri Najib Razak today called on non-government organisations (NGOs) to follow the example of the MyNadi Foundation which spent just six per cent of its funding on administration costs.

UPDATED: Fishermen's boat capsizes off Pantai Jerejak

By PREDEEP NAMBIAR - Sunday, October 19, 2014 - 16:20

GEORGE TOWN: GEORGE TOWN: The two fishermen whose boat was reported to have capsized was found under the Penang Bridge.

Two superbikers killed in Karak accident

Sunday, October 19, 2014 - 13:55

KARAK: Two big bikers were killed in an accident involving three high-powered motorcycles in Karak Highway this morning.