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Myanmar agrees to allow aid from Malaysian food flotilla to enter country

By NST ONLINE - Wednesday, 18 January 2017.

NAY PYI TAW: The Myanmar government has agreed to allow aid from the Food Flotilla for Myanmar humanitarian mission to enter the country.

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Ex-Public Enterprises and Agriculture Minister Manan Othman dies at 81

By Seri Nor Nadiah Koris - Thursday, January 19, 2017 - 00:01

KUALA LUMPUR: Former Minister of Public Enterprises and Agriculture Datuk Manan Othman has passed away at 7.10pm today at the Gleaneagles Hospital in Ampang.

Contactless cards safe, BNM denies media reports on electronic pick-pocketing

By Bernama - Wednesday, January 18, 2017 - 19:16

KUALA LUMPUR: Bank Negara Malaysia (BNM) today said recent media postings on electronic pick-pocketing on individuals with contactless cards were not true.

Federal police question ex-Bersih official over alleged OSF funds

By HANI SHAMIRA SHAHRUDIN - Wednesday, January 18, 2017 - 16:59

KUALA LUMPUR: Former Bersih 2.0 treasurer was today questioned by police over funds allegedly received from US billionaire George Soros’s Open Society Foundation (OSF).

Wrong target: Nigerian air force kills 52 in strike on refugee camp

By Reuters - Wednesday, January 18, 2017 - 16:23

MAIDUGURI: Nigeria's air force killed at least 52 people and injured 120 in an air strike on a refugee camp in the country's northeast on Tuesday, a spokesman from Medecins Sans Frontieres (MSF) said after the military earlier disclosed the strike was meant to target Boko Haram militants.

Malaysia to push for humanitarian aid access in Rakhine State

By ADRIAN LAI - Wednesday, January 18, 2017 - 15:41

KUALA LUMPUR: Malaysia will push for the passing of an Organisation of Islamic Cooperation (OIC) resolution urging the Myanmar government to allow unimpeded access for humanitarian assistance to reach the Rohingya community in the Rakhine State.

Shahrir: New Felda Investment Corp board of directors to be announced February

By T.N. Alagesh - Wednesday, January 18, 2017 - 15:34

JERANTUT: The new Felda Investment Corporation Sdn Bhd (FIC)'s board of directors lineup will be unveiled in February, said Felda chairman Tan Sri Shahrir Abdul Samad.

Benzoyl peroxide in wheat flour below the rated level

By NST - Wednesday, January 18, 2017 - 14:53

KUALA LUMPUR: Checks on various types of branded flour sold nationwide shows that the level of benzoyl peroxide is still below the rate allowed.

Court acquits teacher of leaking 2014 UPSR papers

By Bernama - Wednesday, January 18, 2017 - 13:54

KUALA KANGSAR: The Sessions Court here today acquitted and discharge a teacher of illicit possession of examination papers related to the primary school achievement test (UPSR) in 2014.

No more golf during working hours for state civil servants, warns Kedah MB

By EMBUN MAJID - Wednesday, January 18, 2017 - 13:37

ALOR STAR: The Kedah government today issued a warning to its civil servants, cautioning them against playing golf during office hours.

No sulphur dioxide in mandarin oranges sold here: Health Ministry

By NST - Wednesday, January 18, 2017 - 12:09

KUALA LUMPUR: Mandarin oranges sold nationwide do not have any sulphur dioxide.

MH370 debris drift analysis to continue despite search suspension

By ZAFIRA ANWAR - Wednesday, January 18, 2017 - 08:21

KUALA LUMPUR: The debris drift analysis in the search of missing Malaysia Airlines Flight MH370 would still be carried out despite the suspension of its underwater search.

MH370: Cost not key factor in suspension of search, Malaysia put in most money

By ZAFIRA ANWAR - Wednesday, January 18, 2017 - 08:14

KUALA LUMPUR: Cost was not the deciding factor behind the suspension of the underwater search for Malaysia Airlines Flight MH370 that went missing nearly three years ago.

Number of fatal road accidents up in 2016, more than 7,000 lives lost

By Veena Babulal - Wednesday, January 18, 2017 - 01:16

KUALA LUMPUR: In 2016, total of 7,152 people died in road accidents in Malaysia, an alarming jump from 6,706 deaths in the year before, Transport Minister Datuk Seri Liow Tiong Lai announced today.

Saudi Arabia's King Salman to visit Malaysia in February

By ADIE SURI ZULKEFLI AND SYED UMAR ARIF - Wednesday, January 18, 2017 - 00:30

BALING: Saudi Arabia's King Salman Abdulaziz Al Saud is expected to arrive in Malaysia for an official visit at the end of February.

No 'kap chai' ban, yet

By Haryani Ngah - Wednesday, January 18, 2017 - 00:19

KUALA LUMPUR: There will be no immediate ban on small motorcycles or the ‘kap chais’ in the city centre by Kuala Lumpur City Hall (DBKL).

Do away with negativity and work towards peace, says Zahid

By INTAN BAHA - Wednesday, January 18, 2017 - 00:07

HUTAN MELINTANG: Deputy Prime Minister Datuk Seri Dr Ahmad Zahid Hamidi has urged the people to change their mindset and to embrace positive thinking.

Next-of-kin appeals for search of MH370 to be continued

By BALQIS JAZIMAH ZAHARI - Tuesday, January 17, 2017 - 23:46

IPOH: The family of Tan Ah Meng, 46, who was on-board the Malaysia Airlines flight MH370 that went missing in 2014, has appealed for the search efforts to be continued.

(Statement) 'Global Britain' to build on historic UK-Malaysia ties

By Vicki Treadell - Tuesday, January 17, 2017 - 21:55

*The following is a media statement by British High Commissioner to Malaysia Vicki Treadell.

Mud flood on MRR2, traffic jams around city after heavy rain [VIDEO]

By Seri Nor Nadiah Koris - Tuesday, January 17, 2017 - 21:15

KUALA LUMPUR: Several areas along the Middle Ring Road 2 (MRR2) near the International Islamic University (UIA) in Gombak here were hit by flash floods today after a heavy downpour.

Sabah reopens eastern boundaries to sea trading beginning Feb 1

By AVILA GERALDINE - Tuesday, January 17, 2017 - 19:07

KOTA KINABALU: Sea trading activities in districts under the Eastern Sabah Safety Zone (Esszone) will resume on Feb 1.

FIC board asked to resign as new Felda chairman cleans house

By ZAFIRA ANWAR AND OOI TEE CHING - Tuesday, January 17, 2017 - 19:01

KUALA LUMPUR: All Felda Investment Corporation Sdn Bhd (FIC)'s board members have been asked to resign to facilitate the reorganisation of the company.

Azmin deems passing of Sungai Air Tawar assemblyman, Kamarol Zaki, a big loss

By Hariz Mohd - Tuesday, January 17, 2017 - 17:34

SABAK BERNAM: Selangor Menteri Besar Datuk Seri Azmin Ali regarded the death of Sungai Air Tawar assemblyman Kamarol Zaki Abdul Malik as a big loss to him as a friend in politics.

Country's Cyber Defence Operations Centre up this Sept, says Hishammuddin

By HANI SHAMIRA SHAHRUDIN - Tuesday, January 17, 2017 - 16:18

KUALA LUMPUR: The establishment of the Armed Forces’ Cyber Defence Operations Centre (CDOC) is seen as a step forward in enhancing the country’s cyber defence capabilities.

Felda gets better deal for Eagle High shares, says Shahrir

By Bernama - Tuesday, January 17, 2017 - 14:23

KUALA LUMPUR: Federal Land Development Authority (Felda) newly-appointed chairman Tan Sri Shahrir Abdul Samad has defended the agency's move to acquire a 37 per cent stake in PT Eagle High Plantations Tbk (EHP).

PSC ready to work with govt depts

By ALIZA SHAH - Tuesday, January 17, 2017 - 14:06

KUALA LUMPUR: It’s game on for the Public Service Commission (PSC) in weeding out corrupt public servants from the civil service.

EAIC: Use polygraph test in agencies that handle security, govt secrets

Tuesday, January 17, 2017 - 14:05

KUALA LUMPUR: The proposal to gauge the integrity of civil servants, particularly those attached to enforcement agencies, through polygraph tests, has won the approval of the Enforcement Agency Integrity Commission (EAIC).

MAS targets profit by 2018, brand improvement

By BILQIS BAHARI - Tuesday, January 17, 2017 - 14:04

KUALA LUMPUR: Malaysia Airlines Bhd (MAS) enters the Year of the Rooster with two main goals — to break even by end of this year and be profitable next year while rebuilding its brand as the national carrier of Malaysia.

Bodies of Malaysian IS trio 'won't be brought home'

By FAISAL ASYRAF - Tuesday, January 17, 2017 - 12:56

KUALA LUMPUR: The bodies of three Malaysian militants who were killed in an airstrike in Raqqah, Syria, recently, will not be brought back home for burial, police said yesterday.

My husband has done nothing wrong, says wife of alleged bombmaker

By Sharifah Mahsinah Abdullah - Tuesday, January 17, 2017 - 12:08

PASIR MAS: The six men detained by police on suspicion of possessing bomb-making components here on Sunday are Thai nationals from southern Thailand.