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Mother charged with murder of eight children ‘coping as best she can’

Monday, December 22, 2014 - 10:19

SYDNEY: An Australian mother charged with killing eight children will have her case heard in January, a court said today, as she struggles to come to terms with what happened.

More flood victims evacuated in Kemaman, Dungun

By Zarina Abdullah - Monday, December 22, 2014 - 09:28

KUALA TERENGGANU: The flood situation Kemaman and Dungun worsened as more than 900 victims were evacuated this morning, following continuous rain last night.

Kelantan Flood: Fewer evacuees at relief centres

By Nik Imran Abdullah - Monday, December 22, 2014 - 09:16

KOTA BARU: The flood situation slightly eased this morning with the number of victims showing a drop in Kelantan.

Hotel worker finds naked woman’s body tied with towel

By HANI SHAMIRA SHAHRUDIN - Monday, December 22, 2014 - 08:59

KUALA LUMPUR: A hotel worker made a gruesome discovery when he found a body of a naked woman with hands and legs tied with towels in a room of a budget hotel in Jalan Ipoh, here, yesterday.

Health ministry to monitor medicine price after GST

Sunday, December 21, 2014 - 19:47

CHANGLUN: The Health Ministry will monitor the price of medicine to ensure patients are not burdened by expensive medicine after the implementation of the Goods and Services Tax (GST) in April next year.

Fire killed woman and injured another

By NURADILLA NOORAZAM - Sunday, December 21, 2014 - 12:22

KLANG: A fire that broke out in Kampung Rantau Panjang, here before dawn today claimed the life of a woman while severely injuring another.

Thailand win AFF Suzuki Cup

By AJITPAL SINGH - Saturday, December 20, 2014 - 22:08

KUALA LUMPUR: Late strikes from Charyl Chappuis and Chanathip Songkrisan earned Thailand their fourth title in the AFF Cup after surviving an onslaught from Malaysia at National Stadium in Bukit Jalil today.

Flood eases in several districts but increases in Pasir Mas and Tumpat

Saturday, December 20, 2014 - 19:57

KOTA BARU: The number of flood evacuees in Kelantan continues to rise with 19,902 people in shelters in seven districts today as compared to 14,508 people on Friday.

Workers trapped in smoke as fire rages at Danau Desa construction site

By Hariz Mohd - Saturday, December 20, 2014 - 19:42

KUALA LUMPUR: Several construction workers are still trapped in the smoke covered building while five others were given emergency medical treatment for breathing difficulty in a fire incident near Danau Desa, here, earlier this evening.

Najib pledges roaring support for Harimau Malaya

Saturday, December 20, 2014 - 13:05

KUALA LUMPUR: The Malaysian football team, which will square up to Thailand in the second leg of the AFF Cup 2014, has received a roaring endorsement from none other than Prime Minister Datuk Seri Najib Razak.

Najib proposes latest circumcision method to be introduced in rural areas

By TN Alagesh - Saturday, December 20, 2014 - 12:22

PEKAN: Prime Minister Datuk Seri Najib Razak today proposed the latest circumcision method using the Sunatech technology to be introduced in rural areas and marketed overseas.

Former TNB CEO passes away

By NURADILLA NOORAZAM - Saturday, December 20, 2014 - 10:38

SHAH ALAM: Former Tenaga Nasional Bhd (TNB) chief executive officer Tan Sri Ani Arope passed away at 5.26am today.

‘Only one officer for every 1,250 illegals’

By THARANYA ARUMUGAM - Saturday, December 20, 2014 - 08:14

KUALA LUMPUR: AS the country grapples to manage the estimated five million illegal immigrants scattered all over the country, it has emerged this year that enforcement officers have nabbed less than one per cent of them.

IS fighters taking out personal loans

By FARRAH NAZ KARIM AND HARIZ MOHD - Saturday, December 20, 2014 - 08:12

KUALA LUMPUR: Malaysians heading for Syria and Iraq to fight with the Islamic State have been taking out bank loans to fund their journey and life there.

Over 150,000 fail to renew work permits

By THARANYA ARUMUGAM AND REBECCA HANI ROMELI - Saturday, December 20, 2014 - 08:12

KUALA LUMPUR: MORE than 150,000 foreign workers under the 6P programme failed to renew their temporary work permits.

Kelantan flood: 3 families lose homes after riverbank collapses

By Betty Subaryati - Saturday, December 20, 2014 - 02:32

KOTA BARU: Sixteen people escaped unscathed when three houses were swept away by strong currents after a river bank collapsed at Kampung Sungai Keladi, near Perupok here, yesterday.