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PM Najib allays German concerns over palm oil practices

By A. Jalil Hamid - Tuesday, 27 September 2016.

BERLIN: Prime Minister Datuk Seri Najib Razak used his rare visit to Germany to assuage concerns of the German government and the industry over the environmental impact of Malaysia's palm oil cultivation.


Satellite Pipeline ties up with AWS Schafer to build workshop in Pahang

By RUPA DAMODARAN - Tuesday, September 27, 2016 - 17:35

BERLIN: Satellite Pipeline Sdn Bhd has tied up with German pipe machine leader AWS Schafer Technologie GmbH to start a steel and pipe heat induction bending workshop in Pahang.

Greenpeace blocks Malaysian palm oil company IOI at Rotterdam Port

By Reuters - Tuesday, September 27, 2016 - 16:51

AMSTERDAM: Greenpeace activists on Tuesday blocked operations of Malaysian palm oil trader IOI at Rotterdam Port, accusing it of forest destruction and child labour, but other traffic at Europe’s busiest port was unaffected, a port spokesman said.

Selangor water woes to be sorted out in 24 hours, pollution source a mystery

By FRANCIS DASS - Tuesday, September 27, 2016 - 15:40

PUTRAJAYA: The Ministry of Energy, Green Technology and Water (KeTTHA) expects to see the water disruption in Selangor sorted out within the next 24 hours.

Police record statements from UTM over deadly Eimarace crash

By Bernama - Tuesday, September 27, 2016 - 15:09

KUANTAN: Police have recorded statements from representatives of Universiti Teknologi Malaysia which organised a go-kart race in Indera Mahkota last Sunday in which two people were killed when a go-kart rammed spectators.

PTPTN may set up airport counters for defaulters barred from leaving country

By FERNANDO FONG - Tuesday, September 27, 2016 - 13:58

KUALA LUMPUR: The public has requested that the National Higher Education Fund Corporation (PTPTN) sets up counters at airports in the country to help prevent borrowers being barred from leaving the country for unsettled loans.

Clinton, Trump clash in fiery first debate

By AFP - Tuesday, September 27, 2016 - 11:26

HEMPSTEAD: Hillary Clinton and Donald Trump bickered and traded insults in a fiery US presidential debate Monday, as they aggressively pitched their case to tens of millions of American voters.

Kids used as diversion by drug dealer dad, major syndicate busted in raid

By AVILA GERALDINE - Tuesday, September 27, 2016 - 11:16

KOTA KINABALU: Police believe they have crippled a local drug syndicate with the arrest of three suspected dealers and the seizure of syabu weighing 503.56 grams in a raid here yesterday.

Early detection for poor mental health a must

By THARANYA ARUMUGAM - Tuesday, September 27, 2016 - 11:02

KUALA LUMPUR: Early detection of poor mental health and early treatment are important to prevent further complications and the  higher risk of developing mental illnesses, said Malaysian Mental Health Association deputy president Datuk Dr Andrew Mohanraj Chandrasekaran.

Housing project for settlers' children to be ready next year

Tuesday, September 27, 2016 - 11:01

BELOW are excerpts of an exclusive interview with Felda chairman Tan Sri Mohd Isa Abdul Samad.

Helping young generation to own homes

Tuesday, September 27, 2016 - 11:01

THE welfare of 112,635 smallholders and their families has always been close to Felda chairman Tan Sri Mohd Isa Abdul Samad’s heart.

Wembley Three to go ahead

By ZAIDI ISHAM ISMAIL - Tuesday, September 27, 2016 - 11:01

KUALA LUMPUR: The Federal Land Development Authority (Felda) is going ahead with the third phase of its real estate development in Wembley, London, in the United Kingdom.

Thief drives off with woman's car at petrol station

By Zarina Abdullah - Tuesday, September 27, 2016 - 09:20

SETIU: A 35 year-old nurse’s vehicle was driven off by a thief at a petrol station near here on Sunday morning.

Clinton, Trump go head to head in high stakes presidential debate

By Reuters - Tuesday, September 27, 2016 - 08:49

HEMPSTEAD: Democrat Hillary Clinton and Republican Donald Trump face off for the first time on Monday in a high stakes presidential debate that could shift the course of the neck-and-neck 2016 campaign for the White House.

College student pleads guilty to being Al-Qaeda member

By Bernama - Tuesday, September 27, 2016 - 00:58

KUALA LUMPUR: The first person charged with involvement with al-Qaeda activities in Malaysia pleaded guilty at the High Court here today on a charge of giving support to the terrorist group (Jund Al Aqsa) by becoming a member.

Shafie Apdal's new party to be unveiled next week

By Kristy Inus - Monday, September 26, 2016 - 23:54

PENAMPANG: The unveiling of the new party helmed by Datuk Seri Mohd Shafie Apdal is expected to take place as early as next week.

Buggy crash: Eimarace safety permit from MAM, not AAM, says UTM

By Bernama - Monday, September 26, 2016 - 22:56

KUANTAN: Universiti Teknologi Malaysia (UTM), as the organiser of Educational Innovation Motosports Automotive Race 2016 (EIMARace), has denied applying for safety permit from the Automobile Association of Malaysia (AAM).

PM Najib arrives in Berlin for three-day visit

By Bernama - Monday, September 26, 2016 - 21:54

BERLIN: Prime Minister Datuk Seri Najib Tun Razak arrived here today for a three-day official visit to Germany.

Remand extended for eight suspects in mother-daughter murder

By Halim Said - Monday, September 26, 2016 - 18:53

JOHOR BARU: Police obtained a four-day remand extension on eight men for their suspected involvement in the recent murder of a mother and her teenaged daughter in Ulu Tiram.

Police complete probe into fatal accident involving schoolboy and lorry

By NABILAH HAMUDIN - Monday, September 26, 2016 - 18:28

BAGAN SERAI: Police have completed their investigation into an incident where a Year Four pupil was killed after being hit by a lorry in front of his school here on last week.

Four Sukma athletes test positive for banned substances

By Fadhli Ishak - Monday, September 26, 2016 - 17:47

KUALA LUMPUR: The National Anti-Doping Agency of Malaysia (Adamas) today confirmed that four athletes who had competed in the Sarawak Malaysia Games in July, tested positive for banned substances.

Man and his two kids found murdered in Segambut apartment

By Hariz Mohd - Monday, September 26, 2016 - 16:44

KUALA LUMPUR: A father and his two children were found dead in their rented apartment unit in Taman Sri Sinar, Segambut about noon today.

Scammers use Tony Fernandes' image to dupe victims in Facebook ads

By NST ONLINE - Monday, September 26, 2016 - 15:11

KUALA LUMPUR: If you’ve come across an advertisement on Facebook featuring AirAsia Group CEO Tan Sri Tony Fernandes urging you to discover his ‘secret’ to success, stop right there.

Armed Forces personnel suspected of IS ties comprise just 1pct of militants detected

By Hariz Mohd - Monday, September 26, 2016 - 12:54

KUALA LUMPUR: Armed Forces personnel suspected to be involved with Islamic State (IS) make up just one per cent of militants detected by authorities so far.

'Malaysia showing impressive growth'

By A jalil hamid and Bilqis Bahari - Monday, September 26, 2016 - 11:02

KUALA LUMPUR: American industrial giant General Electric Co (GE) is impressed with Malaysia growing its economy at four per cent despite the global economic turbulence.

Malaysia Fest 2016 at London's Trafalgar Square a great success

By ZAHARAH OTHMAN - Monday, September 26, 2016 - 11:02

LONDON: The rebranding of Malaysia Night at Trafalgar Square here this year and its morphing into Malaysia Fest 2016, introducing more than just food and culture at London’s iconic square, was a great success aided by what must have been the last of the good weather this season.

GE targets to be among top 10 software firms

Monday, September 26, 2016 - 11:02

UNITED States multinational conglomerate General Electric Co (GE) aims to be among the top 10 software companies with some US$15 billion (RM62 billion) of revenue by 2020.

Stigma still hangs over mental illness in Msia

Monday, September 26, 2016 - 11:02

KUALA LUMPUR: Malaysians need to tackle mental health issues head on and overcome the stigma that is attached to the illness.

Transforming into digital industrial powerhouse [VIDEO]

Monday, September 26, 2016 - 11:01

EXCERPTS from an exclusive interview with General Electric Co (GE) chairman and chief executive officer (CEO) Jeffrey Immelt.

One in three Msian adults struggling with mental health issues

By THARANYA ARUMUGAM - Monday, September 26, 2016 - 11:01

KUALA LUMPUR: One in every three adults in the country is grappling with mental health issues, whether they realise it or not.

'TPP pact important for US'

By A jalil hamid and Bilqis Bahari - Monday, September 26, 2016 - 11:01

KUALA LUMPUR: The Trans Pacific Partnership (TPP) agreement is crucial to the United States to forge stronger economic ties with Southeast Asian countries such as Malaysia.