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Work permit extended for 300,000

By ZAFIRA ANWAR - Friday, December 19, 2014 - 08:16

PUTRAJAYA: The government has agreed to extend the temporary work permits for more than 300,000 foreign workers, registered under the 6P programme, for a year with immediate effect.

Cracking down on enforcers

By THARANYA ARUMUGAM AND AINA NASA - Friday, December 19, 2014 - 08:13

KUALA LUMPUR: ENFORCEMENT agencies dealing with rogue personnel have been directed to lay out their files on the table for an independent audit.

ATM theft suspect to be charged in UK

By Atiqa Hazellah - Friday, December 19, 2014 - 08:13

KUALA LUMPUR: A MAN, believed to be responsible for using malware to steal more than RM3.42 million from automated teller machines of several banks here in September, is expected to be charged in a London court today.

74pc of abandoned housing projects revived: Najib

By Azura Abas and A. Azim Idris - Thursday, December 18, 2014 - 18:47

SEPANG: The revival of over 74 per cent of abandoned housing projects nationwide was made possible with the government's intervention, Prime Minister Datuk Seri Najib Razak said today.

East coast train services disrupted due to flood

By B.Suresh - Thursday, December 18, 2014 - 16:17

KUALA LUMPUR: KTM train services to the east coast have been disrupted after flood waters inundated tracks.

Najib launch Umno Online membership registration system

Thursday, December 18, 2014 - 15:21

KUALA LUMPUR: Umno president Datuk Seri Najib Razak did not wait long to implement the resolution made at the recent Umno General Assembly 2014 to rejuvenate the party, by launching the online party membership registration system, here, today.

ASB unitholders to receive 7.50 sen dividend, one sen bonus per unit

Thursday, December 18, 2014 - 14:05

KUALA LUMPUR: Amanah Saham Bumiputera (ASB) unitholders will receive 7.50 sen dividend per unit for the financial year ending Dec 31, 2014 compared with 7.70 sen declared last year.

Mom, daughter stabbed in robbery bid

By ZAHRATULHAYAT MAT ARIF - Thursday, December 18, 2014 - 13:43

ALOR STAR: A mother and her daughter were injured after being stabbed in a robbery attempt at their house in Taman Harapan, Kuala Kedah early this morning.

Facebook chats with jihadists prompt NS man to join IS

By B.Suresh - Thursday, December 18, 2014 - 13:25

KUALA LUMPUR: The National Service trainer who was nabbed at the Kuala Lumpur International Airport (KLIA) in Sepang yesterday was influenced to join the Islamic State after interacting via Facebook with other suspected jihadists.

Woman in blanket found dead in Kota Sentosa

By Goh Pei Pei - Thursday, December 18, 2014 - 13:17

KUCHING: A body of a woman wrapped in a blanket was found behind a fast food restaurant at Kota Sentosa here, about 6.30am this morning.

‘Give opportunities to younger officers’

By AZURA ABAS and ROZANNA LATIFF  - Thursday, December 18, 2014 - 08:22

PUTRAJAYA: THE Administrative and Diplomatic Service (PTD) can develop a stronger generation of top public servants by providing the right skills and experience to its younger officers, Prime Minister Datuk Seri Najib Razak said yesterday.

Shutting out IS’ siren call

By ILI LIYANA MOKHTAR AND AINA NASA - Thursday, December 18, 2014 - 08:20

KUALA LUMPUR: THE threat posed by terror groups around the globe is real and getting closer to home, and the focus should be on formulating a comprehensive plan to tackle the problem.

4,000 in Kelantan affected by floods

By Nik Imran Abdullah - Thursday, December 18, 2014 - 08:11

KOTA BARU: The flood situation in Kelantan is deteriorating with the number of victims rising towards 4,000 this morning.

AFF Cup: Malaysia suffers 2-0 defeat to Thailand

Wednesday, December 17, 2014 - 22:11

BANGKOK: Thailand maintained their unbeaten run in the AFF Cup by overcoming the spirited Malaysia 2-0 in the final, first leg at Rajamangala Stadium in Bangkok today.

PTD officers must improve skills, says Najib

By Azura Abas and Rozanna Latiff - Wednesday, December 17, 2014 - 19:25

PUTRAJAYA: Mid-level administrative and diplomatic (PTD) officers must be given more chances to improve their skills to prepare them to take over top positions, Datuk Seri Najib Razak said today.

Updated: Five Malaysians among 15 injured in Cappadocia hot-air balloon crash

By Kalbana Perimbanayagam - Wednesday, December 17, 2014 - 18:07

KUALA LUMPUR: Five Malaysians were among 15 injured in a hot air balloon accident in Güvercinlik Valley in Cappadocia, Turkey earlier today.