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Nurul Izzah could face Rights & Privileges Committee over Kiram meeting

Wednesday, 25 November 2015.

KUALA LUMPUR: The government is set to put forward a motion to refer Nurul Izzah Anwar to Parliament's Rights and Privileges Committee.


Penang exco loses confidence in 'PKR 5': Guan Eng

By PREDEEP NAMBIAR - Wednesday, November 25, 2015 - 14:13

GEORGE TOWN: The Penang executive council has 'lost confidence' in 'PKR 5' backbenchers who had abstained from Umno motion on reclamation, Chief Minister Lim Guan Eng said.

Umno General Assembly off-limits to media: Tengku Adnan

By Awaina Arbee - Wednesday, November 25, 2015 - 13:17

KUALA LUMPUR: The Umno General Assembly due to be held next month will be a close-door affair and off-limits to the media.

Camera traps 'capture' wildlife

By M. HAMZAH JAMALUDIN - Wednesday, November 25, 2015 - 11:00

GERIK: Photos of wildlife in their natural habitat will always amaze us and a big-scale camera trapping project initiated by the Department of Wildlife and National Parks (Perhilitan) has captured thousands of them.

Family of four remanded another week over Tapah mass murder probe

By Seri Nor Nadiah Koris - Wednesday, November 25, 2015 - 10:57

TAPAH: A family of four, accused of murdering four people since 2012 , has been remanded for another seven days by the Magistrate's court here today until Dec 2.

Ringgit opens higher at 4.20 against USD

Wednesday, November 25, 2015 - 10:52

KUALA LUMPUR: The ringgit opened higher against the US dollar today, driven by buying interest, dealers said.

Nurul Izzah could face Rights & Privileges Committee over Kiram meeting

Wednesday, November 25, 2015 - 10:45

KUALA LUMPUR: The government is set to put forward a motion to refer Nurul Izzah Anwar to Parliament's Rights and Privileges Committee.

Cop charged with murder in teen's death; video released [VIDEO]

Wednesday, November 25, 2015 - 09:34

CHICAGO: A white Chicago police officer who shot a black teenager 16 times last year was charged with first-degree murder Tuesday, hours before the city released a video of the killing that many people fear could spark unrest.

Umno wings to be officiated by respective chiefs

By SYED UMAR ARIFF - Tuesday, November 24, 2015 - 20:27

KUALA LUMPUR: This year’s assemblies for Umno’s Wanita, Puteri and Youth wings will be officiated by their respective chiefs.

Umno sacks Gopeng Wanita chief

Tuesday, November 24, 2015 - 20:17

KUALA LUMPUR: Gopeng Wanita Umno chief Datuk Hamidah Osman has been expelled from the party.

Muhyiddin, Shafie absent from Umno supreme council meeting

By KOI KYE LEE - Tuesday, November 24, 2015 - 19:07

KUALA LUMPUR: Umno president and Prime Minister Datuk Seri Najib Razak ‎and party leaders have arrived for the supreme council meeting held at the Parliament today.

Thai military court indicts Bangkok blast accused

Tuesday, November 24, 2015 - 18:40

BANGKOK: A Thai military court today indicted two Uighurs for a deadly bombing at a Bangkok shrine in August, as the United Nations called on the ruling junta to stop holding civilian suspects in army detention.

Russia says its fighter jet downed in Syria [VIDEO]

Tuesday, November 24, 2015 - 17:49

MOSCOW: Russia’s defence ministry said today one of its Su-24 fighter jets was downed in Syria, but it rejected Turkish allegations the aircraft had entered Turkish airspace.

Turkey shoots down Sukhoi jet over airspace intrusion [VIDEO]

Tuesday, November 24, 2015 - 17:15

ANKARA: Turkey shot down a Russian warplane today, claiming it had violated Turkish airspace and ignored repeated warnings. Russia denied that the plane crossed the Syrian border into Turkish skies.

Penang to review role of five PKR assemblymen who didn't oppose BN motion

By BALVIN KAUR - Tuesday, November 24, 2015 - 14:06

GEORGE TOWN: The Penang state government will assess the roles and performances of five PKR assemblymen who had abstained from voting down a motion on land reclamation, in government-related tasks.

Nat'l Feedlot Corp chairman acquitted of RM49.7m CBT charges

By KHAIRAH N. KARIM - Tuesday, November 24, 2015 - 13:50

KUALA LUMPUR: National Feedlot Corporation executive chairman Datuk Seri Dr Mohamad Salleh Ismail walked out of the courtroom a free man today after he was acquitted and discharged from two criminal of breach of trust (CBT) charges involving RM49.7 million.

Brothers sent for mental evaluation over mother's murder

By Iskandar Tajuddin - Tuesday, November 24, 2015 - 13:31

KUALA LUMPUR: Two siblings who were remanded following the death of their mother were sent for a month-long psychiatric evaluation at Hospital Bahagia Ulu Kinta (HBUK) today.

US issues global travel alert due to 'increased terrorist threats'

Tuesday, November 24, 2015 - 09:10

WASHINGTON: The United States issued a worldwide travel alert on Monday warning American citizens of “increased terrorist threats” in the wake of the Paris attacks.

1MDB sells Edra to China General Nuclear Power Corp

Monday, November 23, 2015 - 21:46

KUALA LUMPUR: 1Malaysia Development Bhd (1MDB) is selling its 100 per cent stake in all its energy assets to China General Nuclear Power Corp for RM9.83 billion.

Msian teen breaks Watson Nyambek's 17-year 100m sprint record [VIDEO]

By DEVINDER SINGH - Monday, November 23, 2015 - 19:58

KUALA LUMPUR: Asian schoolboy champion Badrul Hisyam Manap set a new national 100 metres record of 10.29 seconds when he won gold at the Asean Schools Games in Bandar Sri Begawan today.

PM wants more two-way trade with China in local currencies

By AZURA ABAS and FAIRUZ MOHD SHAHAR - Monday, November 23, 2015 - 19:42

PUTRAJAYA: Prime Minister Datuk Seri Najib Razak hopes to see more two-way trade between Malaysia and China being conducted in local currencies in the near future.

PAC to summon six ministries for poor performance in A-G's Report

By Hana Naz Harun and Awaina Arbee - Monday, November 23, 2015 - 18:04

KUALA LUMPUR: The Public Accounts Committee (PAC) will haul up officials from six ministries for poor performance, as reported in the 2014 Auditor-General's Report.

Msia signs eight govt-to-govt MoU with China

By AZURA ABAS and FAIRUZ MOHD SHAHAR - Monday, November 23, 2015 - 17:31

PUTRAJAYA: Malaysia today signed eight government-to-government memorandums of understanding with China.

Zahid: Tian Chua masterminded meeting with 'Sulu sultanate'

By ARNAZ M. KHAIRUL - Monday, November 23, 2015 - 17:10

KUALA LUMPUR: Deputy Prime Minister Datuk Seri Ahmad Zahid Hamidi and PKR vice president Tian Chua today locked horns over Nurul Izzah Anwar's controversial meeting with the self-proclaimed ‘Sulu princess' Jacel Kiram.

Chinese premier pays official visit to PM

By AZURA ABAS and FAIRUZ MOHD SHAHAR - Monday, November 23, 2015 - 15:46

PUTRAJAYA: Chinese Premier Li Keqiang paid an official visit on ‎Prime Minister Datuk Seri Najib Razak at the Prime Minister's Office, here, today.

AG's Report: Over RM220bil revenue collected by Fed Govt

Monday, November 23, 2015 - 14:47

KUALA LUMPUR: The Federal government collected RM220.63 billion in revenue last year, up RM7.256 billion or 3.4 per cent over the RM213.370 billion in 2013, according to the Third Series of the 2014 Auditor-General’s Report.

Najib, Modi jointly launch Torana Gate in Brickfields

By THARANYA ARUMUGAM - Monday, November 23, 2015 - 13:29

KUALA LUMPUR: Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi and Prime Minister Datuk Seri Najib Razak today jointly inaugurated the Torana Gate at Little India, Brickfields.

PM: India wants Msia's involvement in its development

Monday, November 23, 2015 - 13:21

PUTRAJAYA: India has indicated its interest for a government-to-government cooperation in the construction of a new convention centre in New Delhi.

3 men charged over viral Setapak lift robbery

By HIDIR REDUAN - Monday, November 23, 2015 - 13:12

KUALA LUMPUR: A film crew member and two others claimed trial at the Sessions Court to robbing a woman in a lift at a Setapak condominium last month, the incident purportedly captured in a viral video.

China grants Malaysia RM33.5bil RQFII quota

By ARNAZ M. KHAIRUL - Monday, November 23, 2015 - 12:23

KUALA LUMPUR: Malaysian investors have been offered a RM33.5 billion breakthrough into the Chinese capital market, as announced by Prime Minister of China Li Keqiang today.

Explosion reported at Japan's controversial Yasukuni shrine

Monday, November 23, 2015 - 12:09

TOKYO: Japanese media are reporting an explosion Monday in a public restroom at Tokyo’s Yasukuni shrine, which honors Japan’s war dead, including those executed as war criminals. No one was injured.