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Taman OUG shooting: Three suspects to be charged tomorrow

By ZAHRATULHAYAT MAT ARIF - Thursday, 28 July 2016.

KUALA LUMPUR: Three out of 10 suspects in police custody over the fatal shooting of a woman in Taman OUG earlier this month, will be charged tomorrow.


Azmin: PKR needs time to decide on Penang snap polls

By DAWN CHAN - Thursday, July 28, 2016 - 23:24

SHAH ALAM: As DAP kicks its heels waiting for a decision from PKR whether it is agreeable to snap polls in Penang, PKR's deputy president has yet to provide an indication any which way.

Turkish ambassador to Malaysia warns of threat posed by FETO network

By ARNAZ M. KHAIRUL - Thursday, July 28, 2016 - 22:36

KUALA LUMPUR: Turkish ambassador to Malaysia Basak Turkoglu today advised all nations with diplomatic ties, warning them of the threat posed by the Fethullah Gulen-linked network.

No need for rallies to come under NSC Act, says IGP

By ZAHRATULHAYAT MAT ARIF - Thursday, July 28, 2016 - 20:40

PUTRAJAYA: There is no need for rallies to be monitored under the National Security Council Act.

He does it again! After smashing 100m, Khairul breaks 200m SUKMA record

By Bernama - Thursday, July 28, 2016 - 19:31

KUCHING: Malaysia’s new sprint king Khairul Hafiz Jantan who had smashed the national 100m record yesterday continued his record breaking feat by smashing the 14-year-old 200m SUKMA record in the semifinals, here today.

Malaysia, Philippine police to establish forward base in southern Philippines

By ZAHRATULHAYAT MAT ARIF - Thursday, July 28, 2016 - 18:48

PUTRAJAYA: Malaysia and the Philippines have agreed to set up a 'forward base' in southern Philippines, as part of a combined effort to combat cross-border crime.

PM Najib congratulates "new sprint king" Khairul Hafiz

By Bernama - Thursday, July 28, 2016 - 16:11

KUALA LUMPUR: “Congratulations to the country’s new sprint king!” Datuk Seri Najib Tun Razak said to Khairul Hafiz Jantan who set a new time for the 100-metre dash at the 18th Malaysia Games (Sukma) in Sarawak yesterday.

Report crimes in real-time to the police, via a new mobile app

By ADIB POVERA - Thursday, July 28, 2016 - 13:31

KUCHING: The Home Ministry will introduce a number of initiatives to beef up security in the country and restore the people’s confidence, said Deputy Prime Minister Datuk Seri Dr Ahmad Zahid Hamidi said.

Seven prison warders sent for de-radicalisation programme after falling under militant influence

By ADIB POVERA - Thursday, July 28, 2016 - 13:10

KUALA LUMPUR: The authorities have been forced to send seven prison warders for de-radicalisation programmes after they fell under the influence of detainees involved in militant groups.

Australia: MH370 captain's simulator had Indian Ocean route

By AP - Thursday, July 28, 2016 - 12:35

SYDNEY: Australian officials have confirmed that data recovered from a home flight simulator owned by the captain of Malaysia Airlines Flight 370 showed that someone had used the device to plot a course to the southern Indian Ocean, where the missing jet is believed to have crashed.

Floods, landslides kill at least 58 in Nepal

By AFP - Thursday, July 28, 2016 - 11:27

KATHMANDU: At least 58 people have died in floods and landslides triggered by heavy rains in Nepal, the government said Wednesday.

Setapak shooting: Gunmen are still in the country, say police

By HANI SHAMIRA SHAHRUDIN - Thursday, July 28, 2016 - 11:04

KUALA LUMPUR: Police believe the four men involved in the deadly shooting of a 43-year-old man at an intersection near Setapak Central here yesterday, are still in the country.

Obama says Clinton uniquely qualified for the White House

By AFP - Thursday, July 28, 2016 - 10:51

PHILADELPHIA: US President Barack Obama will spearhead a Democratic effort to paint Donald Trump as unfit to be commander-in-chief Wednesday, contrasting the Republican nominee with his more experienced rival Hillary Clinton.

German police arrest Algerian suspect who yelled 'I'll blow you up'

By Reuters - Thursday, July 28, 2016 - 10:10

BERLIN: German police on Wednesday arrested a 19-year-old Algerian refugee who had fled a psychiatric facility earlier in the day yelling, “I’ll blow you up,” ending the latest in a string of incidents that have set the country’s nerves on edge.

German mall evacuated as police hunt Algerian suspect

By Reuters - Thursday, July 28, 2016 - 08:19

BERLIN: Authorities evacuated a shopping centre in Bremen, Germany, on Wednesday evening as police hunted for a 19-year-old Algerian suspect who had fled a psychiatric facility, police said, but they denied that it was an “anti-terror operation.”

MH370: JACC reports simulator info doesn't reveal cause of disappearance

By Bernama - Thursday, July 28, 2016 - 01:25

KUALA LUMPUR: Australia’s Joint Agency Coordination Centre (JACC) has offered its take on recent media reports regarding FBI’s probe into the MH370 captain’s home flight simulator.

Setapak shooting: Victim bought new car to avoid being followed, says friend

By Bernama - Wednesday, July 27, 2016 - 23:56

KUALA LUMPUR: The man who was shot dead at the Jalan Taman Ibu Kota/Jalan Genting Klang junction here today had just bought a new car after suspecting that he was being followed, according to his friend.

Man shot dead by two gunmen at Setapak traffic lights

By HANI SHAMIRA SHAHRUDIN - Wednesday, July 27, 2016 - 18:01

KUALA LUMPUR: A man was killed when two gunmen opened fire on his car near Setapak Central this evening.

MH370 : No evidence based on 'data-leaked' FBI report

By Bernama - Wednesday, July 27, 2016 - 17:51

PUTRAJAYA: Malaysia does not have any evidence pertaining to the speculation on the involvement of Malaysia Airlines flight MH370 pilot in the murder or suicide attempt, said Transport Minister Datuk Seri Liow Tiong Lai.

Malaysia's fastest man: Khairul Hafiz Jantan breaks Watson Nyambek's 100m record with 10.18s

By Jugjet Singh - Wednesday, July 27, 2016 - 16:47

KUCHING: Khairul Hafiz Jantan is officially Malaysia’s fastest ever sprinter after winning the Malaysia Games 100m gold medal, obliterating Watson Nyambek's national record in a blistering 10.18 seconds at the Sarawak Stadium, today.

Terengganu keen on mass production of ketum for US, Europe market

By ADRIAN DAVID - Wednesday, July 27, 2016 - 14:58

KUALA TERENGGANU: The increasing demand for ketum in the United States and Europe as a therapeutic herb to treat various diseases, has prompted Terengganu to support its mass production.

Najib: Felda must pool resources to become economic, political powerhouse

By AZURA ABAS and HASHINI KAVISHTRI KANNAN - Wednesday, July 27, 2016 - 14:45

PUTRAJAYA: Felda must pool its resources to become an economic and political powerhouse, urged Prime Minister Datuk Seri Najib Razak.

PM Najib wishes Malaysian athletes all the best for Rio Olympics [VIDEO]

By Azura Abas - Wednesday, July 27, 2016 - 13:46

PUTRAJAYA: Prime Minister Datuk Seri Najib Razak today wished the Malaysian Olympic contingent the best of luck for the upcoming 2016 Rio Games next month.

Not just cash aid: BR1M to undergo upgrade, will feature training programmes

By HASHINI KAVISHTRI KANNAN - Wednesday, July 27, 2016 - 13:30

PUTRAJAYA: The popular 1Malaysia People's Aid (BR1M) programme is set to undergo an upgrade, which will focus on improving the standard of living of aid recipients.

Penang snap polls: Guan Eng to wait for PKR's decision despite last night's snub

By Audrey Dermawan - Wednesday, July 27, 2016 - 13:14

GEORGE TOWN: Despite PKR's fresh snub over the proposed snap polls in Penang, Chief Minister Lim Guan Eng said he would await official word from PKR before deciding on the next course of action.

Japan knife attacker grins before cameras

By AFP - Wednesday, July 27, 2016 - 12:29

TOKYO: A Japanese man who admitted to murdering 19 people at a centre for the mentally disabled grinned to news cameras Wednesday before being questioned over the country’s worst killing spree in decades.

Patient shoots, kills doctor in Berlin then kills himself

By Reuters - Wednesday, July 27, 2016 - 08:51

BERLIN: A patient shot a doctor in a university clinic in Berlin on Tuesday before killing himself, but there were “no signs at all” of a link with Islamist militancy, police in the German capital said.

Clinton wins historic nomination _ with a boost from Sanders

By AP - Wednesday, July 27, 2016 - 08:29

PHILADELPHIA: Breaking a historic barrier, Hillary Clinton triumphantly captured the Democratic nomination for president Tuesday night, the first woman ever to lead a major political party in the race for the White House.

PKR yet to be convinced of DAP's call for snap polls

By ARNAZ M. KHAIRUL - Wednesday, July 27, 2016 - 00:15

PETALING JAYA: The PKR central committee, after deliberating in a three-hour special meeting ton, announced that they have yet to be convinced by Penang Chief Minister Lim Guan Eng's proposal for snap state elections.

A spring in their step: Here's why Bandar Tasik Puteri residents spend almost nothing on their water bills

By NAIM ZULKIFLI - Tuesday, July 26, 2016 - 19:40

RAWANG: While most people have to fork out thousands of ringgit to install water purifiers and filters in their homes, the residents of Bandar Tasek Puteri and its surrounding areas have been enjoying spring water straight from the source.

Malaysia prepared to collaborate with US on human trafficking issues

By FAIRUZ MOHD SHAHAR - Tuesday, July 26, 2016 - 16:48

PUTRAJAYA: Deputy Prime Minister Datuk Seri Ahmad Zahid Hamidi today received a courtesy call from the United States' Ambassador-at-Large to Monitor and Combat Trafficking in Persons, Susan Coppedge.