KUALA LUMPUR: From helicopter crash survivor to Paralympic archer, there can be few more courageous life stories than that of 45-year old Yuhaizam Yahaya.
KUALA LUMPUR: They come from different walks of life but as thousands thronged Dataran Merdeka this morning, they showcased what Sehati Sejiwa
KUALA LUMPUR: As Malaysians ushered in the 59th Merdeka Day with fireworks and chants of ‘Merdeka’, Google marked the occasion with a special Malaysia Independence Day 2016 doodle.
Following is the English translation of the ‘Amanat Merdeka 2016’ Message delivered by Prime Minister Datuk Seri Najib Tun Razak at Dewan Merdeka of the Putra World Trade Centre in Kuala Lumpur tonight, on the eve of National Day 2016. The event was carried live over national radio and television.
KUALA LUMPUR: The strong support of people of various races for Olympians proves that sports can unite the people, said Datuk Lee Chong Wei.
BUKIT JALIL: Fireworks lit up the night sky moments after a crowd of more than 10,000 gave a rousing rendition of the Negaraku in unison at the Sehati Sejiwa Merdeka Countdown Concert, here tonight.
* Below is the full text of Prime Minister Datuk Seri Najib Razak’s Merdeka 2106 message at the Dewan Merdeka, Putra World Trade Centre tonight:
GEORGE TOWN: Although 59 years has passed, Tan Sri Mohd Yussof Latiff can still remember every detail of how Penang heralded Malaysia’s independence, as if it was yesterday.
KUALA LUMPUR: Axiata Group Bhd has defended Celcom Axiata Bhd’s new chief executive officer Michael Kuehner amid criticism over the appointment of a foreigner to head the subsidiary.
Single mother pleads guilty to possessing terror-related materials
JAKARTA: Indonesian Minister of Forestry and Environment Siti Nurbaya has announced the country has been placed under emergency state due to forecasts on blazes and impacts of smoke from forest and land fires.
KUANTAN: Cancer-stricken Zaki Mohd Yamani is a man on a mission.
GEORGE TOWN: The man, who caused a ruckus at Deen Nasi Kandar restaurant in Jelutong recently, was charged with criminal intimidation and causing damage by committing mischief.
BANGKOK: Malaysia and Thailand are to sign several memorandums of understanding during the visit of Malaysian Prime Minister Datuk Seri Najib Tun Razak to the kingdom on Sept 8 and 9.
KUALA LUMPUR: The haze situation in Malaysia today is showing a slight improvement, with two areas recording unhealthy Air Pollution Index (API) readings, according to information released by the Department of Environment (DOE).
PUTRAJAYA: A chairman of a bank with a 'Tan Sri' title was remanded by the magistrate's court to assist the Malaysian Anti-Corruption Commission's (MACC) investigation into alleged graft and abuse of power involving a RM15 million book publishing project.
FAST on the heels of opposing comments by the Sultan of Johor and Tun Dr Mahathir Mohamad last week, the former graced us with an interview at his home in Istana Pasir Pelangi late on Saturday afternoon.
CHICAGO: Adult female mosquitoes can pass the Zika virus along to their offspring, U.S. researchers said on Monday, a finding that makes clear the need for pesticide programs that kill both adult mosquitoes and their eggs.
KUALA LUMPUR: Hundreds of motorists were caught in hellish traffic at the NKVE-bound stretch of Jalan Lapangan Terbang Subang this morning.
KUALA LUMPUR: The Malaysian Anti-Corruption Commission (MACC) is finalising investigation papers (IPs) on three high-ranking civil servants who were detained on Aug 15 in connection with corruption, abuse of power and money laundering.
SHAH ALAM: Purchasers of serviced apartments, Small Office/Home Office (SOHO) and Small Office/Virtual Office (SOVO) under the affordable category in the state will get to enjoy a 10 per cent discount starting next month, said the Selangor state government.
KUALA LUMPUR: Water disruptions are expected to hit parts of Shah Alam and Klang until Wednesday, due to a burst pipe at the river behind the Carlsberg factory in Section 15, Shah Alam.
PUTRAJAYA: The Education Ministry will review the designs of school buildings to increase their safety features, said its minister Datuk Seri Mahdzir Khalid.
MERSING: The water level at the Congok Dam today showed a slight increase after a downpour last night, the first in the last two months.
PUTRAJAYA: The Court of Appeal has ruled that the home minister's order to ban the use of Bersih 4 yellow T-shirts and pamphlets related to the Bersih rally was unreasonable.
PUTRAJAYA: Thailand has approved Malaysia's application to extradite 10 Thai nationals believed to have mastermind human-trafficking activities across the Malaysia-Thai border.
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