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Jong-nam assassination: Najib says 'no' to N. Korea demand for joint investigation

By ADRIAN LAI - Monday, 20 February 2017.

KUALA LUMPUR: Prime Minister Datuk Seri Najib Razak has shot down North Korea’s demand for a joint investigation to be conducted into the assassination of Kim Jong-nam, half-brother of North Korean leader Kim Jong-un.


Jong-nam assassination: We no longer trust Malaysian investigation, says North Korea

By AINA NASA - Monday, February 20, 2017 - 16:17

KUALA LUMPUR: North Korea wants a joint investigation to be conducted into the assassination of Kim Jong-nam, half-brother of North Korean leader Kim Jong-un, and said it has lost trust in the Malaysian investigation.

Royal 'decree' on nighttime curfew for minors in Johor is fake, says Johor palace

By Ahmad Fairuz Othman - Monday, February 20, 2017 - 15:28

JOHOR BARU: The Johor palace today denied issuing any statement on a supposed nighttime curfew to be imposed on those under 18-years-old in the state, following a tragic accident that killed eight teen cyclists in Johor Baru on Saturday.

Mosquito bike deaths: Tragedy unnerves many

By BALVIN KAUR and HIDIR REDUAN - Monday, February 20, 2017 - 13:15

GEORGE TOWN: The accident that killed eight teenage boys, who were riding mosquito bikes in Johor Baru on Saturday, have shaken parents around the country.

Environmental Education mooted as new subject in schools, universities

By THARANYA ARUMUGAM - Monday, February 20, 2017 - 13:08

KUALA LUMPUR: The Natural Resources and Environment Ministry hopes to introduce Environmental Education in schools and universities to help develop civic mindedness and increase awareness on environmental issues.

SSM flooded with complaints not within its power to address

By MELISSA DARLYNE CHOW - Monday, February 20, 2017 - 12:27

KUALA LUMPUR: The Companies Commission of Malaysia (SSM) today advised the public, when filing complaints, to make sure that they are dealing with the relevant ministries or agencies.

Tense atmosphere in Wisma Putra as North Korean ambassador summoned

By NOORSILA ABD MAJID - Monday, February 20, 2017 - 12:17

PUTRAJAYA: The atmosphere is tense in Wisma Putra as North Korean ambassador to Malaysia, Kang Chol, arrived here this morning after being summoned by Wisma Putra, following his criticism on Malaysia for refusing to release the body of Kim Jong-nam.

Stateless cyclist has high citizenship hopes this week

By MELISSA DARLYNE CHOW - Monday, February 20, 2017 - 12:04

KUALA LUMPUR: German-born stateless cyclist Muhammad Justin Felix Nagel’s nine-year wait to become a Malaysian citizen may soon be over.

City Hall admits to damaging delivery man's bike

By Seri Nor Nadiah Koris - Monday, February 20, 2017 - 11:52

KUALA LUMPUR: City Hall has admitted that it caused damage to a delivery man’s bicycle when it was seized for a parking infringement here on Monday.

Jong-nam murder: Wisma Putra summons N. Korean ambassador to explain accusations

By HASHINI KAVISHTRI KANNAN - Monday, February 20, 2017 - 11:50

PUTRAJAYA: The Foreign Ministry today summoned North Korea ambassador to Malaysia, Kang Chol, to seek an explanation on the accusations leveled against Malaysia over the probe into the murder of Kim Jong-nam.

N. Korea's ambassador Kang Chol visits Foreign Ministry

By Reuters - Monday, February 20, 2017 - 10:38

KUALA LUMPUR: North Korea's ambassador arrived on Monday for a meeting at the Malaysian Foreign Ministry, a Reuters witness said, as an investigation continues into the killing in Kuala Lumpur of North Korean leader Kim Jong Un's half-brother.

S. Korean PM makes first comment on Kim killing

By Reuters - Monday, February 20, 2017 - 09:46

SEOUL: The killing of North Korea leader Kim Jong-un's estranged half-brother in Malaysia last week shows the brutality of isolated North Korea and its "terrorism tactics are getting bolder", South Korean Prime Minister Hwang Kyo-ahn said on Monday.

Kim Jong Nam's last moment surfaces in YouTube [VIDEO]

By NST Newdesk - Monday, February 20, 2017 - 01:05

KUALA LUMPUR: A video clip of events leading to the death of Kim Jong Nam has found its way into YouTube.

BNM's 1990s forex losses far more substantial than 1MDB issue: Annuar

By ARFA YUNUS - Sunday, February 19, 2017 - 19:54

KUALA LUMPUR: Umno Information Chief Tan Sri Annuar Musa today slammed opposition parties for comparing the state sovereign fund 1Malaysia Development Bhd (1MDB) issue with Bank Negara Malaysia (BNM)’s alleged foreign exchange (forex) market losses in the early 1990s.

Najib: EPF's 5.7 per cent dividend good given challenging global economy

By Bernama - Sunday, February 19, 2017 - 19:11

KUALA LUMPUR: The 5.70 per cent dividend rate announced by the Employees Provident Fund (KWSP) for 2016 is good enough given the challenging conditions in the global economy last year, which has caused many countries to record slow economic growth.

Police: We're not interested in North Korean politics, we just want to find the killers [VIDEO]

By NST TEAM - Sunday, February 19, 2017 - 17:28

KUALA LUMPUR: Police's investigation into the Kim Jong-nam assassination revolves around the circumstances surrounding his death and the motive, not politics.

Hanoi man comes forward as brother of Kim assassination suspect

By Reuters - Sunday, February 19, 2017 - 17:08

HANOI: A Vietnamese man said on Sunday he believes his sister is one of the suspects arrested in Malaysia in connection with the murder of the half-brother of North Korean leader Kim Jong-un.

Jong-nam murder: Police shed more light on identity of female suspects [VIDEO]

By NST TEAM - Sunday, February 19, 2017 - 16:47

KUALA LUMPUR: The two female suspects linked to the assasination of Kim Jong-nam had arrived in Malaysia early this month.

Jong-nam assassination: Four North Korean suspects have fled Malaysia, say police [VIDEO]

By NST TEAM - Sunday, February 19, 2017 - 16:31

KUALA LUMPUR: Police today confirmed that the four main suspects who allegedly engineered the assassination of Kim Jong-nam have fled the country.

N. Koreans in M'sia keep low profile after Kim killing

By AFP - Sunday, February 19, 2017 - 14:16

KUALA LUMPUR: Malaysia's only North Korean restaurant promises a glimpse into life in the reclusive state, but it has been shuttered since news broke of the assassination of leader Kim Jong-un's brother, with security guards turning customers away.

Jong-nam killing: Mini mayhem at Bukit Aman as newsmen vie for slots for police press conference

By FERNANDO FONG - Sunday, February 19, 2017 - 14:07

KUALA LUMPUR: A chaotic situation broke at Bukit Aman today as scores of pressmen tried to enter the federal police headquarters to cover a press conference by Deputy Inspector-General of Police Tan Sri Noor Rashid Ibrahim.

Eight teen survivors of Johor cycling accident still undergoing treatment

By Bernama - Sunday, February 19, 2017 - 12:53

JOHOR BAHRU: Eight teenagers injured in the deadly cycling accident at Jalan Lingkaran Dalam here yesterday are still being treated at the Sultanah Aminah Hospital (HSA).

Finding poison in Kim autopsy will be difficult, say toxicologists

By AP - Sunday, February 19, 2017 - 11:46

KUALA LUMPUR: A paranoid dictator's estranged brother. Two young female assassins. A crowded international airport. And a mysterious poison that kills within hours.

Police conclude investigation into Kim Jong-nam's murder

By FARRAH NAZ KARIM AND SHARANJIT SINGH - Sunday, February 19, 2017 - 11:23

KUALA LUMPUR: Investigators probing into the high-profile assassination of Kim Jong-nam, the estranged half-brother of North Korean leader Kim Jong-Un, believe that they have made their case.

UK media focus on NST's front page

Sunday, February 19, 2017 - 11:22

KUALA LUMPUR: The media in the United Kingdom went to town with images of the front page of yesterday’s New Straits Times.

Dego Ride defies gov't's shutdown order

By TODAY ONLINE - Sunday, February 19, 2017 - 10:14

KUALA LUMPUR — Motorcycle ride-hailing service Dego Ride says it will continue operating in Malaysia, defying Transport Minister Datuk Seri Liow Tiong Lai’s order to stop its “illegal” service immediately.

Kit Siang can't become PM as DAP is 'too small', says Mahathir

By BALVIN KAUR - Sunday, February 19, 2017 - 00:46

BALIK PULAU: DAP supremo Lim Kit Siang can never be prime minister, as his party is too small.

Hadi allays non-Muslims' fears on RUU 355

By ARFA YUNUS - Sunday, February 19, 2017 - 00:00

KUALA LUMPUR: Those who have expressed their opposition to Pas' Private Member's Bill should stop wasting their breath in belittling the Islamic party's effort, said Pas president Datuk Seri Abdul Hadi Awang.

Family of abducted pastor offers RM10,000 reward for information

By TEOH PEI YING - Saturday, February 18, 2017 - 22:49

KUALA LUMPUR: Family members of pastor Raymond Koh, who was abducted in Petaling Jaya, have appealed to the eye witnesses to come forward and pledged to reward RM10,000 for information.

Ummat chairman to Guan Eng: Don't try to stop RUU 355

By HANA NAZ HARUN - Saturday, February 18, 2017 - 22:06

KUALA LUMPUR: Muslim NGO Ummat chairman Aminuddin Yahya has told Penang Chief Minister Lim Guan Eng not to try and stop the proposed amendments to the Syariah Courts (Criminal Jurisdiction) Act 1965 (Act 355).

Victory in Tanjong Datu a present for Tok Nan's birthday, anniversary, says Jamilah

By Goh Pei Pei - Saturday, February 18, 2017 - 21:30

SANTUBONG: It was a bittersweet moment for Puan Sri Jamilah Anu, widow of the late Tan Sri Adenan Satem, in winning the Tanjong Datu state seat.