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Malaysia's fastest man: Khairul Hafiz Jantan breaks Watson Nyambek's 100m record with 10.18s

By Jugjet Singh - Wednesday, 27 July 2016.

KUCHING: Khairul Hafiz Jantan is officially Malaysia’s fastest ever sprinter after winning the Malaysia Games 100m gold medal, obliterating Watson Nyambek's national record in a blistering 10.18 seconds at the Sarawak Stadium, today.


Terengganu keen on mass production of ketum for US, Europe market

By ADRIAN DAVID - Wednesday, July 27, 2016 - 14:58

KUALA TERENGGANU: The increasing demand for ketum in the United States and Europe as a therapeutic herb to treat various diseases, has prompted Terengganu to support its mass production.

Najib: Felda must pool resources to become economic, political powerhouse

By AZURA ABAS and HASHINI KAVISHTRI KANNAN - Wednesday, July 27, 2016 - 14:45

PUTRAJAYA: Felda must pool its resources to become an economic and political powerhouse, urged Prime Minister Datuk Seri Najib Razak.

PM Najib wishes Malaysian athletes all the best for Rio Olympics [VIDEO]

By Azura Abas - Wednesday, July 27, 2016 - 13:46

PUTRAJAYA: Prime Minister Datuk Seri Najib Razak today wished the Malaysian Olympic contingent the best of luck for the upcoming 2016 Rio Games next month.

Not just cash aid: BR1M to undergo upgrade, will feature training programmes

By HASHINI KAVISHTRI KANNAN - Wednesday, July 27, 2016 - 13:30

PUTRAJAYA: The popular 1Malaysia People's Aid (BR1M) programme is set to undergo an upgrade, which will focus on improving the standard of living of aid recipients.

Penang snap polls: Guan Eng to wait for PKR's decision despite last night's snub

By Audrey Dermawan - Wednesday, July 27, 2016 - 13:14

GEORGE TOWN: Despite PKR's fresh snub over the proposed snap polls in Penang, Chief Minister Lim Guan Eng said he would await official word from PKR before deciding on the next course of action.

Japan knife attacker grins before cameras

By AFP - Wednesday, July 27, 2016 - 12:29

TOKYO: A Japanese man who admitted to murdering 19 people at a centre for the mentally disabled grinned to news cameras Wednesday before being questioned over the country’s worst killing spree in decades.

Patient shoots, kills doctor in Berlin then kills himself

By Reuters - Wednesday, July 27, 2016 - 08:51

BERLIN: A patient shot a doctor in a university clinic in Berlin on Tuesday before killing himself, but there were “no signs at all” of a link with Islamist militancy, police in the German capital said.

Clinton wins historic nomination _ with a boost from Sanders

By AP - Wednesday, July 27, 2016 - 08:29

PHILADELPHIA: Breaking a historic barrier, Hillary Clinton triumphantly captured the Democratic nomination for president Tuesday night, the first woman ever to lead a major political party in the race for the White House.

PKR yet to be convinced of DAP's call for snap polls

By ARNAZ M. KHAIRUL - Wednesday, July 27, 2016 - 00:15

PETALING JAYA: The PKR central committee, after deliberating in a three-hour special meeting ton, announced that they have yet to be convinced by Penang Chief Minister Lim Guan Eng's proposal for snap state elections.

A spring in their step: Here's why Bandar Tasik Puteri residents spend almost nothing on their water bills

By NAIM ZULKIFLI - Tuesday, July 26, 2016 - 19:40

RAWANG: While most people have to fork out thousands of ringgit to install water purifiers and filters in their homes, the residents of Bandar Tasek Puteri and its surrounding areas have been enjoying spring water straight from the source.

Malaysia prepared to collaborate with US on human trafficking issues

By FAIRUZ MOHD SHAHAR - Tuesday, July 26, 2016 - 16:48

PUTRAJAYA: Deputy Prime Minister Datuk Seri Ahmad Zahid Hamidi today received a courtesy call from the United States' Ambassador-at-Large to Monitor and Combat Trafficking in Persons, Susan Coppedge.

Discussion on IS and terrorism top of agenda at Aseanapol 2016

By AZURA ABAS and FAZLEENA AZIZ - Tuesday, July 26, 2016 - 12:18

PUTRAJAYA: Discussions on Islamic State (IS) and terrorism will only be carried out through bilateral engagement with relevant countries and not among all the 10 Asean member states at the 36th Aseanapol Conference 2016.

PM Najib calls upon a united Asean to combat terrorism

By AZURA ABAS and FAZLEENA AZIZ - Tuesday, July 26, 2016 - 10:37

PUTRAJAYA: Prime Minister Datuk Seri Najib Razak today called on a strong, united Asean in the fight against terrorism.

PAN throws support for DAP's Penang snap polls idea

By PHUAH KEN LIN - Tuesday, July 26, 2016 - 00:04

GEORGE TOWN: Around 500 people packed the the Caring Society Complex here tonight to hear an explanation by the Penang government on the proposed snap polls.

No ban for Pokemon Go if released in Malaysia

By Bernama - Monday, July 25, 2016 - 21:06

PUTRAJAYA: Malaysia has neither objection nor restriction for the free mobile game application, Pokemon Go, to be released in the country, says Communications and Multimedia Minister Datuk Seri Dr Salleh Said Keruak.

IGP: Police won't get involved in US Dept of Justice's 1MDB case

By FAISAL ASYRAF - Monday, July 25, 2016 - 19:59

KUALA LUMPUR: Inspector-General of Police Tan Sri Khalid Abu Bakar reiterated that police will not get involved in the US Department of Justice's (DOJ) civil complaint on the case involving 1Malaysia Development Bhd (1MDB).

Media Prima, NSTP launch new office in Negri Sembilan

By Nur Aqidah Azizi - Monday, July 25, 2016 - 19:46

SEREMBAN: Media Prima News & Current Affairs TV Networks continues to strengthen its presence with the opening of Media Prima's 13th news office in the country, here today.

Taman OUG shooting: Hired killer caught at last

By FAISAL ASYRAF - Monday, July 25, 2016 - 19:09

KUALA LUMPUR: Police have arrested the hired killer who shot dead Datin Wong Siu Ling at Taman OUG early this month.

Health Ministry mulling ways to penalise parents who do not vaccinate children

By THARANYA ARUMUGAM - Monday, July 25, 2016 - 16:03

PUTRAJAYA: The Health Ministry is discussing possible actions that could be taken against parents, should they refuse to vaccinate their children despite making it mandatory.

Kota Tinggi boat wreck: Seven month-pregnant woman among those found dead

By Halim Said - Monday, July 25, 2016 - 14:18

KOTA TINGGI: Two more bodies from Saturday's boat wreck in Pantai Batu Layar were discovered this morning.

Najib: Those named in US Justice Dept civil complaint must take responsibility and clear their names

By Azura Abas - Monday, July 25, 2016 - 14:05

PUTRAJAYA: Those named in the United States Justice Department civil complaint related to 1Malaysia Development Bhd (1MDB) must take responsibility for their actions and clear their names.

Police committee set up to curb 'lenient' punishments, says deputy IGP

Monday, July 25, 2016 - 11:02

KUALA LUMPUR: A committee under the purview of the police’s two top officers is responsible for monitoring and ensuring that punishments, imposed on its wayward officers, commensurate with the offences committed.

Commission wants more bite in law

By HANI SHAMIRA SHAHRUDIN AND ALIZA SHAH - Monday, July 25, 2016 - 11:02

KUALA LUMPUR: The Enforcement Agencies Integrity Commission (EAIC), in serving to ensure enforcement personnel toe the line while discharging their duties, has taken enforcement agencies to task for their lack of action.

'Transferring errant personnel just transfers problems to another place'

Monday, July 25, 2016 - 11:01

KUALA LUMPUR: Enforcement agencies must stop their age-old practice of redeploying wayward personnel as it has done little to address the core problem.

IS's tactics make things harder for cops

By ALIZA SHAH - Monday, July 25, 2016 - 11:01

KUALA LUMPUR: The Islamic State’s (IS) highly compartmentalised approach to planning terror attacks involving several cells in the country is making it difficult for police to gather intelligence and foil its plans. 

Search on for why vaccinated adults contract diphtheria

By Farezza Hanum Rashid - Monday, July 25, 2016 - 11:00

KUALA LUMPUR: Bacteria that cause diseases like diphtheria are constantly evolving to survive, and doing so will increase their virulence, says a medical expert.

Explosion rocks bank in Muadzam Shah [VIDEO]

By Nik Imran Abdullah - Monday, July 25, 2016 - 10:29

MUADZAM SHAH: A bank in Muadzam Shah was severely damaged after an explosion took place at the outlet early this morning.

Munich shooter was bullied loner, planned attack for a year

By AP - Monday, July 25, 2016 - 09:14

MUNICH: The teenager behind the deadly shooting rampage in Munich was a withdrawn loner obsessed with playing “killer” video games in his bedroom, a victim of bullying who suffered from panic attacks set off by contacts with other people, investigators said Sunday, adding that he had planned the att

Uphold Malaysia's sovereignty, reject extremism, says Najib

By ADRIAN LAI AND RAHMAT KHAIRULRIJAL - Monday, July 25, 2016 - 01:17

BAGAN DATOH: Prime Minister Datuk Seri Najib Razak has called on all Malaysians to uphold the nation’s sovereignty and to reject militant extremism to preserve the country’s peace.

Penang Gerakan extends condolences over Chui's death

By Audrey Dermawan - Sunday, July 24, 2016 - 22:38

GEORGE TOWN: Penang Gerakan has expressed its heartfelt condolences to former Penang chief minister Tan Sri Dr Koh Tsu Koon over the passing of his wife, Puan Sri Chui Kah Peng, today.