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Kedah cooler box murder: Man charged with killing girlfriend's son

By ADIE SURI ZULKEFLI and EMBUN MAJID - Tuesday, 6 December 2016.

SUNGAI PETANI: A 34-year-old man was charged at the Magistrate's Court here today with the murder of two-year-old boy Muhammad Qhairullah Abd Hadi at the Paya Nahu Flats last month.


No such thing as oversupply of homes in Iskandar Malaysia: Tunku Ismail

By Chuah Bee Kim - Tuesday, December 6, 2016 - 14:45

ISKANDAR PUTERI: Tunku Mahkota Johor Tunku Ismail Sultan Ibrahim today has rubbished claims that there is an oversupply of houses in Iskandar Malaysia.

Indian state names successor as thousands mourn charismatic Jayalalithaa Jayaram

By Reuters - Tuesday, December 6, 2016 - 14:31

CHENNAI: The party of Jayalalithaa Jayaram, a powerful Indian politician who died on Monday, appointed a loyalist to lead her southern state and keep her supporters together as thousands of them grieved in the streets.

Indonesian Islamic leader urges OIC to meet in bid to save Rohingya

By Bernama - Tuesday, December 6, 2016 - 12:20

JOGJAKARTA: An Islamic leader has urged the Organisation of Islamic Cooperation (OIC) to immediately convene a meeting to save Muslim Rohingyas in Myanmar, Indonesia’s ANTARA news agency reports.

14 dead in southern Thai floods, region declared disaster zone

By AFP - Tuesday, December 6, 2016 - 11:50

BANGKOK: Days of torrential rain and flooding have killed at least 14 people in southern Thailand, with authorities declaring much of the region a disaster zone, the government said on Tuesday.

Guan Eng's corruption trial set for March 27 to 31

By AUDREY DERMAWAN AND BALVIN KAUR - Tuesday, December 6, 2016 - 11:40

GEOEGE TOWN: A High Court here fixed March 27 to 31 for the trial of Chief Minister Lim Guan Eng on corruption charges.

RM780.5mln outflow: Market well supported, says MIDF

Tuesday, December 6, 2016 - 11:01

KUALA LUMPUR: Foreigners remained net sellers in the local stock market last week but the pace had slowed amid support from local funds.

Ringgit opens at 4.44 against USD

By Bernama - Tuesday, December 6, 2016 - 10:00

KUALA LUMPUR: The ringgit opened higher against the US dollar today on continued demand following Bank Negara Malaysia’s (BNM) new measures to stabilise the local note.

(Football) Chapecoense awarded Copa Sudamericana title

By Bernama - Tuesday, December 6, 2016 - 08:37

RIO DE JANEIRO: The Brazilian football team wiped out by a plane crash in Colombia last week have been awarded the Copa Sudamerica title, South American football’s governing body CONMEBOL said on Monday.

Indian actress-turned-politician Jayaram Jayalalithaa dies

By AP - Tuesday, December 6, 2016 - 08:23

CHENNAI: Jayaram Jayalalithaa, the hugely popular south Indian actress who later turned to politics and became the highest elected official in the state of Tamil Nadu, died Monday. She was 68.

COOLER BOX MURDER: Woman, boyfriend could be charged today

By Adie Suri Zulkefli - Tuesday, December 6, 2016 - 07:00

ALOR STAR: Police are expected to charge today either one or both the suspects remanded in connection with the death of a two-year-old boy, whose body was stuffed in a cooler box, at Paya Nahu Flats in Sungai Petani last month.

MCA questions Tun M's stand and DAP's integrity

By C. Premananthini - Monday, December 5, 2016 - 20:13

SHAH ALAM: Former prime minister Tun Dr Mahathir Mohamad who attended DAP’s 50th national convention yesterday, has showed his “true colours” and proved that he is desperately exploring all venues to achieve his goals.

Crane overturns at Damansara Perdana [VIDEO]

By NST ONLINE - Monday, December 5, 2016 - 17:03

KUALA LUMPUR: A crane collapsed at a construction site in Damansara Perdana today.

Johor's four new stadiums to propel sports development for state and country

By FAUZIAH ISMAIL AND AHMAD FAIRUZ OTHMAN - Monday, December 5, 2016 - 16:43

JOHOR BARU: Prime Minister Datuk Seri Najib Razak today launched four new stadiums for the state, which will propel sports development not only in the Johor but also the country.

DAP should cut all ties with 'Superman' Hew for racist remarks, says Gerakan sec-gen

By BALQIS LIM - Monday, December 5, 2016 - 16:26

KUALA LUMPUR: It is clear that there is little difference whether former DAP leader Hew Kuan Yau had resigned or not as Hew is doing exactly what he was doing before his “resignation”.

BR1M 2017 applications now open, payments begin mid-Feb

By FAIRUZ MOHD SHAHAR - Monday, December 5, 2016 - 15:29

PUTRAJAYA: Applications for next year’s 1Malaysia People's Aid (BR1M) programme can be made from today to Dec 31, said the Finance Ministry.

Desperation has pushed Dr M to share stage with DAP leaders

By Sharifah Mahsinah Abdullah - Monday, December 5, 2016 - 14:59

KOTA BARU: The move by Tun Dr Mahathir Mohamad to share the stage with DAP leaders at the party’s 50th national convention yesterday was deemed as unusual by Kelantan People’s Action Council (MTRK) president Azmi Ali.

Fed govt director under MACC probe freed two days before remand ends

By OLIVIA MIWIL - Monday, December 5, 2016 - 13:52

LABUAN: The director of a federal government department, under a graft probe involving RM48 million, has been freed two days before his seven-day remand expires.

Notices in bad English draw flak on social media

By TEOH PEI YING - Monday, December 5, 2016 - 13:35

KUALA LUMPUR: Snapshots of notices at two shopping malls have gone viral on social media for the wrong reason.

Man whipped in funeral parlour: Deputy IGP assures more arrests

By FAISAL ASYRAF - Monday, December 5, 2016 - 12:38

KUALA LUMPUR: Police are expected to make more arrests in relation to the case where a heavily tattooed man was repeatedly whipped in a video that has gone viral on social media a few days ago.

PM tours mammoth Pengerang Integrated Complex in Johor

By Fauziah Ismail and Rizalman Hammim - Monday, December 5, 2016 - 12:27

PENGERANG: Prime Minister Datuk Seri Najib Razak today undertook aerial and ground tours of the US$27 billion (RM121 billion) Petronas Pengerang Integrated Complex (PIC) here.

Perodua: Price review if ringgit remains weak

By John Gilbert - Monday, December 5, 2016 - 11:00

HATYAI, THAILAND: Perusahaan Otomobil Kedua Sdn Bhd (Perodua) may review prices of its car models if the ringgit continues to extend losses against major currencies.

No passport? No problem at M'sia-Thai border

By MASRIWANIE MUHAMADING - Monday, December 5, 2016 - 11:00

BUKIT KAYU HITAM: For a ride of just a kilometre long, the fee you have to pay is a whopping RM350.

New Zealand PM John Key unexpectedly resigns

By Reuters - Monday, December 5, 2016 - 08:47

WELLINGTON: New Zealand Prime Minister John Key unexpectedly announced his resignation on Monday, saying it was the “right time” to leave politics after more than eight years in power.

Italy's PM Renzi quits after crushing referendum defeat

By AFP - Monday, December 5, 2016 - 08:37

Rome: Italian Prime Minister Matteo Renzi announced his resignation on Monday, hours after learning he had suffered a crushing defeat in a referendum on constitutional reform.

Umno liaison chiefs told to prepare ground-level GE machinery

By Bernama - Monday, December 5, 2016 - 00:41

BENTONG: All UMNO State Liaison Committee chairmen have been told to go down to the ground in preparation for the general election, including giving focus on potential areas which could be taken over by the party.

Dr M's accusation 700,000 Chinese nationals will be brought to Forest City absurd: MB

By Bernama - Sunday, December 4, 2016 - 23:33

JOHOR BARU: The accusation by former prime minister Tun Dr Mahathir Mohamad that more than 700,000 Chinese nationals will be brought into Forest City does not make sense, said Johor Menteri Besar Datuk Seri Mohamed Khaled Nordin.

IGP Khalid tells cyber unit to track down Twitter user for seditious remark

By NST ONLINE - Sunday, December 4, 2016 - 19:51

KUALA LUMPUR: Inspector General of Police Tan Sri Khalid Abu Bakar has directed the Police Cyber Investigation Response Centre (PCIRC) to investigate an alleged seditious remark posted by a Twitter user today.

DAP life member quits, loses faith in party's leadership

By BALVIN KAUR - Sunday, December 4, 2016 - 18:05

GEORGE TOWN: A vocal, life member of DAP has quit the party after losing faith in its leadership, especially Lim Kit Siang.

Free business registration for students for one year, says SSM

By BALQIS LIM - Sunday, December 4, 2016 - 17:46

KUALA LUMPUR: Effective Jan 1 next year, students of both public and private institutions of higher education will be exempted from any charges if they wished to register their business.