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Security forces shoot dead man in Semporna

By AVILA GERALDINE - Sunday, October 26, 2014 - 11:49

KOTA KINABALU: Security forces shot dead a man during curfew hour at waters off Semporna, last night.

Lack of knowledge the root of extremism, says scholar

Sunday, October 26, 2014 - 08:14

MALACCA: Failure to comprehend Islamic knowledge and its core values is one of the factors driving Muslims to join the Islamic State (IS) militant organisation.

No maids to hire

Sunday, October 26, 2014 - 08:11

MALAYSIANS expecting the services of Indonesian maids to continue here should brace for bad news — an improved Indonesian economy is keeping these potential domestic helpers at home.

Challenge for new RON95 system

By LESLIE ANDRES - Sunday, October 26, 2014 - 08:07

THE government will, for the next few months, have its hands full, so to speak.

Low wages at home behind brain drain

By A. Jalil Hamid - Sunday, October 26, 2014 - 08:06

VISITING New York recently, I met up with a former colleague who was transferred to the North American headquarters of Thomson Reuters in Manhattan seven years ago.

UPDATE: Missing boy’s body found in PD

By ROZAINAH ABDUL RAHIM - Sunday, October 26, 2014 - 07:36

PORT DICKSON: A six-year-old boy was found drowned last night after missing during a picnic with his family at 3rd Mile Pantai Bagan Pinang, near here yesterday afternoon.

Boy missing during picnic in PD

By ROZAINAH ABDUL RAHIM - Saturday, October 25, 2014 - 23:14

PORT DICKSON: A six-year-old boy went missing during a picnic with his family at Pantai Bagan Pinang, near here this afternoon.

Muhyiddin joins 3,000 people in ‘Hijrah Rohani’ programme

Saturday, October 25, 2014 - 22:43

MUAR: Deputy Prime Minister Tan Sri Muhyiddin Yassin tonight joined over 3,000 people in Kundang Ulu, Ledang, in ‘Jelajah Astro Kasih Hijrah Rohani’ programme.

Marquez grabs pole for Malaysian MotoGP

Saturday, October 25, 2014 - 16:28

SEPANG, Malaysia: Recently crowned world champion Marc Marquez will start on pole position for Sunday’s Malaysian MotoGP, surpassing the record for the most poles in a single season.

Dog event fiasco: Organiser says sorry

By AINA NASA - Saturday, October 25, 2014 - 14:09

KUALA LUMPUR: The organiser of the controversial social event 'I Want to Touch A Dog' has finally broken his silence by apologising over the misconceptions and confusion arising out of the event held on Oct 19.

Malaysian envoy in New Zealand police custody on sex charge

Saturday, October 25, 2014 - 07:37

WELLINGTON: A Malaysian military attache extradited to New Zealand to face an attempted rape charge was remanded in custody following a brief court appearance today.

2 killed, four wounded in US school shooting

Saturday, October 25, 2014 - 07:15

MARYSVILLE, Washington: A student fatally shot one classmate and wounded four others when he opened fire in the cafeteria of his Washington state high school on Friday, following a fight with fellow students, authorities said.

MAS flight diverted to Bali after passenger goes into labour

By Atiqa Hazellah - Friday, October 24, 2014 - 22:02

KUALA LUMPUR: A Malaysia Airlines flight headed for Brisbane was forced to divert to Bali today after one of its passengers went into labour.

Najib joins over 4,000 in ushering Maal Hijrah 1436H

Friday, October 24, 2014 - 21:15

KUALA LUMPUR: Prime Minister Datuk Seri Najib Razak tonight joined a congregation of over 4,000 in reciting the Yasin and doa selamat at the National Mosque here to usher in Maal Hijrah 1436H.

Weak earthquake hits Pulau Banggi, Sabah

Friday, October 24, 2014 - 15:46

KOTA KINABALU: A weak earthquake, with a magnitude of 4.4 on the Richter scale, occurred at 1.40 pm today in Pulau Banggi, Kudat, near here, according to the Malaysian Meteorological Department.

Update: Muhdalena rearrested in Ayer Keroh after slipping out of police custody

By Ben - Friday, October 24, 2014 - 12:41

JOHOR BARU: Police have rearrested Muhdalena Ahmad who had earlier escaped from police custody here in Ayer Keroh in Malacca early this morning.