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Tangkap MO1 fails to capture public's imagination

By NST TEAM - Saturday, 27 August 2016.

KUALA LUMPUR: The "Tangkap MO1" rally ended this evening, with a lower than expected turnout in total.

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Two in family of six dead after car ends up under trailer

By Halim Said - Sunday, August 28, 2016 - 00:45

YONG PENG: A family of six travelling between Yong Peng and Pagoh last night (Saturday) were involved in a seven-vehicle pileup, killing two of them on the spot.

M'sian first infected by locally-transmitted Zika virus

By Bernama - Saturday, August 27, 2016 - 20:48

SINGAPORE: A Malaysian woman is believed to be the first patient infected by locally-transmitted Zika virus in Singapore.

Tough future for Parti Pribumi in Johor after "bangsa Johor" issue

By Bernama - Saturday, August 27, 2016 - 19:39

KOTA TINGGI: Parti Pribumi may face a tough future in Johor after one of its founders Tun Dr Mahathir Mohamad played up the ‘Bangsa Johor’ issue, predicted UMNO vice-president Datuk Seri Hishammuddin Hussein.

Rahman Dahlan: DAP-led government not the best option for Penang

By Bernama - Saturday, August 27, 2016 - 19:24

PERMATANG PAUH: The DAP-led government is seemingly not the best administration for Penang, a federal minister said today, pointing out what he claimed was its failure to resolve issues over the last eight years of its rule.

Sports equipment icon Tan Sri G. S. Gill dies at age 92

By TASNIM LOKMAN - Saturday, August 27, 2016 - 19:08

KUALA LUMPUR: Local sports equipment icon Tan Sri G. S. Gill has died at the age of 92 this morning.

Tangkap MO1 rally: Scuffle breaks out between PKR Youth member and activists

By AMIN MOKHTAR and FERNANDO FONG - Saturday, August 27, 2016 - 17:32

KUALA LUMPUR: Despite promising a peaceful rally, a scuffle broke out between participants of the 'Tangkap MO1' rally today.

Police to review photos, videos of Tangkap MO1 rally

By NST TEAM - Saturday, August 27, 2016 - 17:16

KUALA LUMPUR: Police will review photos and videos taken during the "Tangkap Malaysian Official 1" rally before proceeding with the next course of action.

Tangkap MO1 rally-goers annoyed over buses, vehicles passing through

By FERNANDO FONG and WAN MUHAMMAD AMIN MOKHTAR - Saturday, August 27, 2016 - 16:46

KUALA LUMPUR: The 'Tangkap MO1' rally was temporarily disrupted when buses and other vehicles had to cut through rally-goers in front of Dataran Merdeka.

Police tell 'Tangkap MO1' rally-goers to disperse

By HANI SHAMIRA SHAHRUDIN and AMIN MOKHTAR - Saturday, August 27, 2016 - 15:39

KUALA LUMPUR: Police have asked participants of the "Tangkap Malaysian Official 1" rally to disperse as the gathering is in violation of the Peaceful Assembly Act 2012.

Sarawak-Petronas impasse over, 7 steps to resolve woes, says Adenan

By Esther Landau - Saturday, August 27, 2016 - 15:16

KUCHING: Sarawak government and Petroliam Nasional Bhd (Petronas) have reached an amicable solution to resolve the impasse over the moratorium slapped against the national oil giant.

Khairy keeps mum over pendrive issue

By Bernama - Saturday, August 27, 2016 - 13:58

BANTING: Youth and Sports Minister Khairy Jamaluddin today declined to reply to reporters’ queries on the pendrive handed over to him by the Tunku Mahkota of Johor, Tunku Ismail Sultan Ibrahim.

City Hall 'Datuk Seri' released after 12-day remand

By Bernama - Saturday, August 27, 2016 - 13:35

PUTRAJAYA: A Kuala Lumpur City Hall (DBKL) senior officer, who was remanded for 12 days to facilitate investigations into an alleged graft, abuse of power and money-laundering case involving high-ranking civil servants, has been released today.

PM Najib: No apologies for strict measures to protect nation's security

By M. HAMZAH JAMALUDIN - Saturday, August 27, 2016 - 13:01

CAMERON HIGHLANDS: Prime Minister Datuk Seri Najib Razak said he would not be apologetic for taking various stern measures to maintain security and safety in the country.

Survey: Malaysians still 'proud to be Malaysian'

By Bernama - Saturday, August 27, 2016 - 12:12

KUALA LUMPUR: “I’m proud to be a Malaysian“; This is what Malaysians proudly said in a nationwide survey on patriotism held during the run up to the 59th independence anniversary next Wednesday.

MMEA collects RM300m from encroachment, illegal fishing

By Bernama - Saturday, August 27, 2016 - 10:57

PUTRAJAYA: The Malaysian Maritime Enforcement Agency (MMEA) has collected more than RM300 million in revenue between 2006 and Aug 24, this year.

France's top court suspends burkini ban

By AFP - Friday, August 26, 2016 - 22:36

PARIS: France’s highest administrative court on Friday suspended a controversial ban on the burkini by a French Riviera town after it was challenged by rights groups.

Self-proclaimed prophet taken into police custody

By Hariz Mohd - Friday, August 26, 2016 - 17:09

KUALA LUMPUR: Police on Thursday arrested a man who proclaimed himself as a prophet, and threatened to eliminate the Malay Rulers, as well as the country's top leaders.

Smoke from Indonesian fires hits "unhealthy" level in Singapore

By Reuters - Friday, August 26, 2016 - 16:50

SINGAPORE: Air pollution in Singapore rose to the “unhealthy” level on Friday as acrid smoke drifted over the island from fires on Indonesia’s Sumatra island, the city-state’s National Environment Agency (NEA) said, in a repeat of an annual crisis.

Stern action against those who breach public safety regulations, says Lam Thye

By ARNAZ M. KHAIRUL - Friday, August 26, 2016 - 16:34

PUTRAJAYA: Those responsible for the crane accident that claimed the life of a 24-year old woman along Jalan Raja Chulan yesterday should face the sternest action available by law, said veteran social activist Tan Sri Lee Lam Thye.

AGC, Women's ministry set up task force to handle child sex crimes, says Azalina

By JUNE MOH - Friday, August 26, 2016 - 15:55

KUALA LUMPUR: The Attorney-General's Chambers (AGC) and representatives from Women, Family and Community Development Ministry have formed a new task force to deal with child sex crimes, said Minister in the Prime Minister's Department Datuk Seri Azalina Othman.

Govt-linked bank MD among 12 remanded in MACC probes

By KHAIRAH N. KARIM - Friday, August 26, 2016 - 15:47

PUTRAJAYA: A managing director of a bank with a 'Datuk' title, and three others were today hauled before the magistrate's court and remanded to assist the Malaysian Anti-Corruption Commission (MACC) investigation into alleged graft and abuse of power case.

Fatal crane accident: Stop work order issued on construction site

By Farhana Syed Nokman - Friday, August 26, 2016 - 14:35

KUALA LUMPUR: A stop work order has been issued against a construction site where a crane hook fell on top of a car in Jalan Raja Chulan yesterday, killing the vehicle's occupant.

What exactly happened at Penang's famous Deen Nasi Kandar? [VIDEO]

By Audrey Dermawan - Friday, August 26, 2016 - 12:46

GEORGE TOWN: A video of a man creating a ruckus at the famous Deen Nasi Kandar in Jelutong here, has been making its rounds on social media channels since the morning.

(UPDATED) 4.0 quake hits Ranau this morning

By Ainul Durmahyanty - Friday, August 26, 2016 - 11:41

KOTA KINABALU: Tremors were felt in Kota Kinabalu and three other Sabah districts after an earthquake measuring 4.0 on the Richter scale struck Ranau at 9.39am.

Court dismisses Khairuddin's appeal to strike out economic sabotage charge

By HIDIR REDUAN - Friday, August 26, 2016 - 11:13

PUTRAJAYA: The Court of Appeal has dismissed Datuk Seri Khairuddin Abu Hassan's appeal to strike out his economic sabotage attempt charge.

MACC to haul up 30 more City Hall officers over graft

Friday, August 26, 2016 - 11:01

KUALA LUMPUR: The recent arrest of a “Datuk Seri” attached to Kuala Lumpur City Hall has led the Malaysian Anti-Corruption Commission (MACC) to believe that corrupt practices could be occurring at an “unprecedented” scale at one of the biggest local councils in the country.

TNB officers to be charged soon

Friday, August 26, 2016 - 11:01

KOTA BARU: The Malaysian Anti-Corruption Commission (MACC) expects to complete its investigations into the abuse of power and bribery cases involving four Kelantan Tenaga Nasional Bhd (TNB) officers soon.

MACC freezes RM8m from Datuk, others' bank accounts

Friday, August 26, 2016 - 11:00

PUTRAJAYA: The Malaysian Anti-Corruption Commission (MACC) has arrested a managing director of a government-linked company over alleged abuse of power and multi-million ringgit graft case.

Tamrin retracts support for Mahathir-Kit Siang declaration, says no to Parti Pribumi

By SITI NURSURAYA ALI - Friday, August 26, 2016 - 10:59

KUALA LUMPUR: Former Pas member Datuk Mohd Tamrin Abdul Ghaffar said he will not be joining Parti Pribumi Bersatu, led by former deputy prime minister Tan Sri Muhyiddin Yassin.

Timber-theft syndicate using new tactic: MACC

By Bernama - Friday, August 26, 2016 - 10:24

PASIR PUTEH: The Malaysian Anti-Corruption Commission (MACC) has uncovered a new tactic used by timber-theft syndicate to prevent from being detected by the authorities.