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Nineteen killed, dozens wounded in Japan knife attack - media reports

By Reuters - Tuesday, 26 July 2016.

SAGAMIHARA: Nineteen people were killed and dozens were wounded after an attack by a knife-wielding man at a facility for the disabled in central Japan early on Tuesday, media reported, in Japan’s worst mass killing in decades.


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

Tuesday, July 26, 2016 - 00:04


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.

Second child in Kedah family dies of diphtheria

By MASRIWANIE MUHAMADING - Sunday, July 24, 2016 - 15:54

SUNGAI PETANI: An 11-month-old baby, who had been in critical condition after contracting diphtheria a month ago, has died.

Suicide bomber kills at least 12 in north Baghdad

By AFP - Sunday, July 24, 2016 - 15:24

BAGHDAD: A suicide bomber struck near a checkpoint in a Shiite area of northern Baghdad on Sunday, killing at least 12 people, Iraqi security and medical officials said.

Malaysia condemns 'sickened' Kabul attack

By Bernama - Sunday, July 24, 2016 - 15:14

KUALA LUMPUR: Malaysia condemns Saturday’s attack in Kabul, Afghanistan as Prime Minister Datuk Seri Najib Razak said “murder of innocents are never justified.”

Tun Mustapha Park, Malaysia's largest marine park, officially launched

By AVILA GERALDINE - Sunday, July 24, 2016 - 14:12

KUDAT: Sabah Chief Minister Datuk Seri Musa Aman launched Tun Mustapha Park (TMP), Malaysia's biggest marine park, here today.

IS attacks protest in Afghan capital, kills 80 people

By AP - Sunday, July 24, 2016 - 13:53

KABUL: The Islamic State group has claimed responsibility for a suicide bombing on a peaceful protest in the Afghan capital on Saturday that killed at least 80 people and wounded more than 200, marking the first time the extremists have struck Kabul and raising fears of their growing strength and ca

'Bomb meant for Klang Valley attack'

By Hariz Mohd - Sunday, July 24, 2016 - 11:01

KUALA LUMPUR: The home-made bomb seized by anti-terrorist police on Tuesday following a nationwide swoop on suspected Islamic State militants was strong enough to completely destroy a vehicle.

'No Malaysians affected in shooting'

Sunday, July 24, 2016 - 11:01

PUTRAJAYA: No Malaysians were affected in the shooting incident at the Olympia Einkaufzentrum shopping mall in Munich, Germany, on Friday.

It was madness, says Malaysian

By JUNE MOH - Sunday, July 24, 2016 - 11:00

IT was the most terrifying episode of their lives. A vacationing Malaysian family was having dinner at a restaurant in Munich, Germany, on Friday when they saw a most unsettling scene in the street outside.

Chui Kah Peng, wife of ex-Penang CM, dies at 65

By Marina Emmanuel - Sunday, July 24, 2016 - 10:48

GEORGE TOWN: Puan Sri Chui Kah Peng, wife of former Penang Chief Minister Tan Sri Dr Koh Tsu Koon died this morning.

Najib celebrates 63rd birthday with friends and family

By NST ONLINE - Sunday, July 24, 2016 - 09:54

KUALA LUMPUR: Prime Minister Datuk Seri Najib Razak celebrated his 63rd birthday yesterday in low-key fashion, accompanied by friends and family.

KJ tells Sukma athletes to aim high and prepare for global stage

By Adib Povera and Esther Landau - Saturday, July 23, 2016 - 23:32

KUCHING: Athletes competing in the ongoing 18th edition of the Malaysia Games (Sukma) have been told to continue to aim high and gain experience to prepare themselves for the global stage.

Malaysia views US DOJ complaint seriously - Zahid Hamidi

By Bernama - Saturday, July 23, 2016 - 21:10

KUALA LUMPUR: Deputy Prime Minister Datuk Seri Dr Ahmad Zahid Hamidi said the government viewed seriously the filing of civil forfeiture complaint by the United States Department of Justice (DOJ) with regard to 1Malaysia Development Berhad (1MDB).