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Hasan Malek on implementation of managed float for RON95, diesel

Friday, November 21, 2014 - 18:53

Statement by Domestic Trade, Cooperatives and Consumerism Minister Datuk Seri Hasan Malek on the implementation of managed float for RON95 petrol and diesel

Cockroaches found in five-star hotel

Friday, November 21, 2014 - 18:46

MALACCA: A five-star hotel here was issued compound of RM2,250 by the state health officers after finding cockroaches in the storeroom used to keep dry food items.

Najib: Education in Malaysia will be among world’s best

Friday, November 21, 2014 - 14:36

KUALA LUMPUR: Prime Minister Datuk Seri Najib Razak hopes the country’s standard of education will become among the best globally through changes that are currently being undertaken by the government.

Syariah Judge and partner acquitted for khalwat for a second time

By PHUAH KEN LIN - Friday, November 21, 2014 - 12:36

GEORGE TOWN: A Penang syariah court judge and a woman were cleared of khalwat (close proximity) for the second time today.

East coast floods: Road in Setiu collapses, more evacuees in KB

By Sharifah Mahsinah - Friday, November 21, 2014 - 12:28

SETIU: Soil erosion has caused part of the road in Kampung Nyatoh to collapse this morning, making it impassable to traffic.

Enraged neighbour rams car into woman

By Hadzlihady Hassan - Friday, November 21, 2014 - 11:20

GEORGETOWN: A woman was killed after she was run over by her neighbour during a quarrel at Desa Intan flats, Bandar Baru here this morning.

Four family members die in car crash

By T.N. Alagesh - Friday, November 21, 2014 - 10:27

KUALA LIPIS: Four members of a family were killed after the car they were travelling in crashed into an express bus at Km8 Jalan Kuala Lipis-Merapoh near Kampung Kubang Rusa here early today.

Malaysian diplomat denies sexual assault in New Zealand

Friday, November 21, 2014 - 09:45

WELLINGTON: A former Malaysian diplomat in New Zealand accused of sexual assault denied the charge and elected a trial by jury when he appeared in court today.

China arrests 39 in scam targeting Malaysians

Thursday, November 20, 2014 - 20:39

BEIJING: Police have arrested 39 people as they broke up a telephone scam ring in southern China that tricked Malaysians into wiring them money, state media reported today.

Cop loses RM1,550 after “steamy session”, calls for backup

By Hariz Mohd - Thursday, November 20, 2014 - 20:32

KUALA LUMPUR: A police inspector who engaged a prostitute's service at a spa, here, landed himself in trouble after lodging a report that he lost RM1,550 during the act.

“I am ready to face Sultan of Pahang”, says Palanivel

By Audrey Dermawan - Thursday, November 20, 2014 - 15:19

CAMERON HIGHLANDS: Embattled Cameron Highlands Member of Parliament Datuk Seri G. Palanivel, faced with a stinging royal rebuke, is ready to meet with Sultan of Pahang Sultan Ahmad Shah to offer him an explanation.

DPM: Planning to put education on par with Japan, Korea

By A. Azim Idris - Thursday, November 20, 2014 - 14:15

PUTRAJAYA: The Education Ministry must plan the future needs of the nation's education to ensure it is on par with developed countries such as Japan and Korea, said Tan Sri Muhyiddin Yassin.

There are no 30,000 Bangladeshis in Camerons

By AUDREY - Thursday, November 20, 2014 - 12:43

CAMERON HIGHLANDS: The Sultan of Pahang Sultan Ahmad Shah is sadden by news reports of some 30,000 illegal foreigners "capturing" Cameron Highlands.

East coast flood: Batu Rakit coastal road collapses

By Rosli Zakaria and Sulaiman Jaafar - Thursday, November 20, 2014 - 11:16

KUALA TERENGGANU: A coastal road linking Batu Rakit and Pengkalan Maras caved in early today as rain continues to pour throughout Terengganu.

Indonesia holds 200 Malaysians in crackdown on illegal fishing

Thursday, November 20, 2014 - 10:39

JAKARTA: Indonesia on Wednesday detained 200 Malaysians found fishing illegally in its waters, as it moves to stem billions of dollars in economic losses, a senior government official told Reuters.

Malaysia pushes green agenda

By ILI LIYANA MOKHTAR - Thursday, November 20, 2014 - 08:13

KUALA LUMPUR: PRIME Minister Datuk Seri Najib Razak is appalled by the recent floods in Cameron Highlands which have been driven by illegal land clearing.