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Bachok Pas chief Idris Ahmad dies

By TASNIM - Saturday, December 20, 2014 - 02:17

KUALA LUMPUR: Bachok PAS division chief and former Kelantan exco member Idris Ahmad died at 10.35pm last night.

Second wave of flood caught Rantau Panjang traders by surprise

By SULAIMAN JAAFAR - Saturday, December 20, 2014 - 02:11

PASIR MAS: The border town of Rantau Panjang, which sits on the bank of the Golok river, was among the worst hit in the second wave of floods which hit Kelantan since early this week.

Nicol David in World final

By DEVINDER SINGH - Saturday, December 20, 2014 - 02:08

KUALA LUMPUR: Nicol David reached her ninth World Championship final after a gritty five-game win over old rival Omneya Abdel Kawy in the semi-finals in Cairo today.

Malaysia strong to weather sluggish global economic: Najib

By Azura Abas - Friday, December 19, 2014 - 23:10

PUTRAJAYA: Malaysia’s economic fundamentals are still strong to weather the sluggish global economy, said Prime Minister Datuk Seri Najib Razak tonight.

Malaysia, Australia to combat transnational crimes

Friday, December 19, 2014 - 18:25

LANGKAWI: Malaysia and Australia are joining forces to fight transnational crimes following the signing of a memorandum of understanding (MoU) here today.

RM72m to develop 5,000 bumiputera human capital: Najib

Friday, December 19, 2014 - 15:11

PUTRAJAYA: Prime Minister Datuk Seri Najib Razak today announced that the Yayasan Peneraju Pendidikan Bumiputera will allocate RM72 million for the development of about 5,000 Bumiputeras next year.

Landslide forces Tasik Kenyir road closure

By ROSLI ZAKARIA - Friday, December 19, 2014 - 11:44

HULU TERENGGANU: A massive landslide has forced the closure of the Tasik Kenyir road about 30km from Kampung Basung onThursday evening.

Work permit extended for 300,000

By ZAFIRA ANWAR - Friday, December 19, 2014 - 08:16

PUTRAJAYA: The government has agreed to extend the temporary work permits for more than 300,000 foreign workers, registered under the 6P programme, for a year with immediate effect.

Cracking down on enforcers

By THARANYA ARUMUGAM AND AINA NASA - Friday, December 19, 2014 - 08:13

KUALA LUMPUR: ENFORCEMENT agencies dealing with rogue personnel have been directed to lay out their files on the table for an independent audit.

ATM theft suspect to be charged in UK

By Atiqa Hazellah - Friday, December 19, 2014 - 08:13

KUALA LUMPUR: A MAN, believed to be responsible for using malware to steal more than RM3.42 million from automated teller machines of several banks here in September, is expected to be charged in a London court today.

74pc of abandoned housing projects revived: Najib

By Azura Abas and A. Azim Idris - Thursday, December 18, 2014 - 18:47

SEPANG: The revival of over 74 per cent of abandoned housing projects nationwide was made possible with the government's intervention, Prime Minister Datuk Seri Najib Razak said today.

East coast train services disrupted due to flood

By B.Suresh - Thursday, December 18, 2014 - 16:17

KUALA LUMPUR: KTM train services to the east coast have been disrupted after flood waters inundated tracks.

Najib launch Umno Online membership registration system

Thursday, December 18, 2014 - 15:21

KUALA LUMPUR: Umno president Datuk Seri Najib Razak did not wait long to implement the resolution made at the recent Umno General Assembly 2014 to rejuvenate the party, by launching the online party membership registration system, here, today.

ASB unitholders to receive 7.50 sen dividend, one sen bonus per unit

Thursday, December 18, 2014 - 14:05

KUALA LUMPUR: Amanah Saham Bumiputera (ASB) unitholders will receive 7.50 sen dividend per unit for the financial year ending Dec 31, 2014 compared with 7.70 sen declared last year.

Mom, daughter stabbed in robbery bid

By ZAHRATULHAYAT MAT ARIF - Thursday, December 18, 2014 - 13:43

ALOR STAR: A mother and her daughter were injured after being stabbed in a robbery attempt at their house in Taman Harapan, Kuala Kedah early this morning.

Facebook chats with jihadists prompt NS man to join IS

By B.Suresh - Thursday, December 18, 2014 - 13:25

KUALA LUMPUR: The National Service trainer who was nabbed at the Kuala Lumpur International Airport (KLIA) in Sepang yesterday was influenced to join the Islamic State after interacting via Facebook with other suspected jihadists.