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Three year old from Selangor contracts diphtheria

By Bernama - Wednesday, 24 August 2016.

KUALA LUMPUR: A diphtheria case involving a three year-old has been reported by the Selangor State Health Department, said the Ministry of Health (MOH).

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Najib congratulates M'sian contingent for best ever achievement in Olympics

By Bernama - Wednesday, August 24, 2016 - 00:49

KUALA LUMPUR: Prime Minister Datuk Seri Najib Tun Razak today congratulated the Malaysian contingent for the country’s best ever achievement in the Rio de Janeiro Olympics in Brazil.

Fair for police to investigate 1MDB based on PAC's recommendations, says Azalina

By LAILI ISMAIL - Tuesday, August 23, 2016 - 17:26

KUALA LUMPUR: Minister in the Prime Minister's Department Datuk Seri Azalina Othman Said today said it is fair for the police to restrict their probe into 1Malaysia Development Bhd (1MDB) within the recommendations given by the Public Accounts Committee (PAC).

We know the whereabouts of suspect in Bill Kayong's murder, says Australian High Commissioner

By ADIB POVERA - Tuesday, August 23, 2016 - 17:24

KUCHING: Australian authorities today said they have identified the whereabouts of a corporate figure wanted in connection with the murder of Miri PKR branch secretary and activist Bill Kayong or Mohd Hasbie Abdullah.

Teen girl abducted outside my house, says woman

By HANI SHAMIRA SHAHRUDIN - Tuesday, August 23, 2016 - 16:30

KUALA LUMPUR: A sexagenarian contacted police today claiming she had just witnessed a teenage girl being abducted in front of her home in Keramat.

Proton launches new Persona with the young and trendy in mind

By CHERYL YVONNE ACHU - Tuesday, August 23, 2016 - 14:33

SHAH ALAM: Proton Holdings Bhd today unveiled an all-new B-segment car, Proton Persona, with prices starting between RM46,800 and RM59,800.

Terengganu MB settles road bike issue with Azizulhasni Awang

By Bernama - Tuesday, August 23, 2016 - 13:38

KUALA TERENGGANU: Terengganu Menteri Besar Ahmad Razif Abd Rahman and cycling athlete Azizulhasni Awang have met and settled the ‘road bike’ issue amicably.

Mustapa: Business as usual for Malaysia-Britain ties despite Brexit

By RUPA DAMODARAN - Tuesday, August 23, 2016 - 13:02

KUALA LUMPUR: The dust from Britain's historic decision to leave the European Union, or Brexit, is settling down and Malaysia remains keen to cement ties.

Thai military court opens trial in Bangkok shrine blast

By AP - Tuesday, August 23, 2016 - 12:26

BANGKOK: A Thai military court on Tuesday began the trial of two foreigners charged with the bombing of a popular shrine in Bangkok’s center a year ago that killed 20 people and injured more than 120.

Orang Asli kids who went missing in Kelantan jungle shy away from school

By RAMLI IBRAHIM - Tuesday, August 23, 2016 - 12:20

GUA MUSANG: THE two Orang Asli children who survived in the dense jungle of Kelantan after going missing for 46 days from their school at SK Tohoi here last year have yet to go back to school.

City Hall to clamp illegally parked cars from Sept 1

By NAIM ZULKIFLI - Tuesday, August 23, 2016 - 11:31

KUALA LUMPUR: MOTORISTS here have been reminded to park their vehicles in designated spots.

PM Najib extends condolences to S. R. Nathan's family

By Bernama - Tuesday, August 23, 2016 - 08:46

KUALA LUMPUR: Prime Minister Datuk Seri Najib Tun Razak today recorded his condolences to the family of former Singapore President S. R. Nathan, who passed away last night.

Zahid arrives in New York ahead of UNSC debate

By Syed Azahedi - Tuesday, August 23, 2016 - 08:32

NEW YORK: Deputy Prime Minister Datuk Seri Dr Ahmad Zahid Hamidi arrived here on Monday for a five-day working visit to the United States.

State funeral service for S. R. Nathan on August 26

By Bernama - Tuesday, August 23, 2016 - 01:11

SINGAPORE: A State Funeral Service for Singapore’s former president S. R. Nathan will be held from 4pm on Aug 26, at the University Cultural Centre, announced the Singapore Prime Minister’s Office (PMO).

S. R. Nathan is an inspiration and a true son of Singapore: PM Lee

By Bernama - Tuesday, August 23, 2016 - 00:40

SINGAPORE: Former Singapore President S R Nathan, 92, passed away peacefully at Singapore’s General Hospital at 9.48 pm, according to the Singapore Prime Minister’s Office.

Langkawi MP apologises to Agong over MO1 remark [VIDEO]

By MASRIWANIE MUHAMADING - Monday, August 22, 2016 - 18:32

LANGKAWI: Langkawi MP Datuk Nawawi Ahmad has apologised to the Yang di-Pertuan Agong, Tuanku Abdul Halim Mu’adzam Shah and the Kedah Royal Family Council for the recent ‘Malaysian Official 1' (MO1) remark in a Facebook posting.

UTM beats China's Northeastern University to emerge champions in Robocon 2016

By NST ONLINE - Monday, August 22, 2016 - 17:36

KUALA LUMPUR: Following Malaysia’s commendable showing at the recently-concluded Rio Olympics, the country has shone yet again, this time at the Asia-Pacific Broadcasting Union’s (ABU) Robocon 2016.

Four Malaysians quarantined after arrival from Brazil in good condition

By FAIRUZ MOHD SHAHAR - Monday, August 22, 2016 - 17:01

PUTRAJAYA: A total of 37 passengers who arrived from Brazil have been screened from Aug 12 to Aug 21, 36 of whom at the Kuala Lumpur International Airport (KLIA) and one in Penang.

Malaysia condemns bomb attack in Turkey

By Azura Abas - Monday, August 22, 2016 - 16:34

PUTRAJAYA: Malaysia today condemned the bomb attack in the Turkish city of Gaziantep on Saturday, which killed 51 people and injured 94 others.

Malaysia wants Guantanamo to reject militant Hambali's release request

By Halim Said - Monday, August 22, 2016 - 16:01

JOHOR BARU: The Malaysian government has urged the Guantanamo Prison's Periodic Review Board to reject an appeal for the release of former Jemaah Islamiyah (JI) militant leader Riduan Isamuddin, also known as Hambali, as he could still pose a security threat in Southeast Asia.

AGC files appeal on ruling against 9 Lahad Datu intruders

By NOR AIN MOHAMED RADHI - Monday, August 22, 2016 - 14:37

KUANTAN: The Attorney General’s Chambers (AGC) has filed a notice of appeal to the Court of Appeal to increase punishment from life imprisonment to death penalty against nine Filipinos for waging war against the Yang di-Pertuan Agong in the Lahad Datu intrusion three years ago.

Six more days in custody for TNB senior official in graft probe

By Sharifah Mahsinah Abdullah - Monday, August 22, 2016 - 14:19

KOTA BARU: Malaysian Anti-Corruption Commission (MACC) today obtained another six days remand order against a Kelantan Tenaga Nasional Bhd (TNB) senior officer over an investigation into a corruption case.

Namewee remanded over 'Oh My God' music video

By BALVIN KAUR - Monday, August 22, 2016 - 12:48

GEORGE TOWN: Controversial rapper Namewee has been remanded for four days from today over his “Oh My God” music video.

3 Rio officials quarantined

By PHUAH KEN LIN AND THARANYA ARUMUGAM - Monday, August 22, 2016 - 11:01

KUALA LUMPUR: At least three sporting officials in the Rio Olympic contingent from Penang have been quarantined here due to yellow fever scare.

Fishermen fear for their livelihoods, some may call it quits

By Audrey Dermawan - Monday, August 22, 2016 - 11:01

GEORGE TOWN: Coastal reclamation off Gurney Drive and the Queensbay area opposite Pulau Jerejak is threatening the livelihood of hundreds of fishermen.

Reclamation damaging Penang

By Audrey Dermawan - Monday, August 22, 2016 - 11:00

GEORGE TOWN: Penang, the Pearl of the Orient, is sitting on a ticking time bomb.

NFCorp, Public Bank settlement talks break down

By HIDIR REDUAN - Monday, August 22, 2016 - 10:22

KUALA LUMPUR: The National Feedlot Corporation Sdn Bhd (NFCorp) and four others have failed to amicably settle their lawsuit against Public Bank Bhd over a 2012 leak of confidential account information.

"Hope you're all right" says Najib to Lee

By Bernama - Monday, August 22, 2016 - 08:54

SINGAPORE: “Heard that you’re not feeling well. I hope you’re all right. Get well soon,” says Prime Minister Datuk Seri Najib Tun Razak to Singapore Prime Minister Lee Hsien Loong via Twitter account late Sunday.

Oops! 'Letter' from Lin Dan to Chong Wei is fake

By THARANYA ARUMUGAM - Sunday, August 21, 2016 - 19:48

KUALA LUMPUR: A “letter” purportedly written by Lin Dan for Datuk Lee Chong Wei has turned out to be a work of fiction.

Rapper Namewee arrested over controversial music video

By PHUAH KEN LIN - Sunday, August 21, 2016 - 19:25

GEORGE TOWN: Controversial rapper and musician Wee Meng Chee has been arrested for allegedly insulting religion in one of his music videos, shot at a mosque in Penang.

Non-Muslims not involved in Daesh in M'sia: Ayob Khan

By Bernama - Sunday, August 21, 2016 - 16:14

KUALA LUMPUR: The police have confirmed that non-Muslims in the country are not involved in the Daesh militant group.