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Jong-nam murder: Authorities to sweep klia2 for toxic chemicals at 1am

By Reuters - Saturday, 25 February 2017.

KUALA LUMPUR: Malaysia plans to sweep Kuala Lumpur International Airport 2 (klia2) for toxic chemicals after Kim Jong-nam was murdered there with a nerve agent last week.

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PM warns of "fake news" peddled by parties bent on toppling gov't

By HIDIR REDUAN - Saturday, February 25, 2017 - 17:10

PEKAN: Prime Minister Datuk Seri Najib Razak has warned of peddlers of “fake news” who seek to undermine and destroy the country.

Relatives, friends mourn as Penang shooting victim's body cremated [VIDEO]

By BALVIN KAUR - Saturday, February 25, 2017 - 16:38

BUTTERWORTH: Tears flowed freely at the funeral of a 49-year-old woman who was shot to death by unknown assailants while driving her BMW along Jalan Pekaka 1 here, on Tuesday.

Kim killing: Police confirm samples taken from Jln Klang Lama condo

By Bernama - Saturday, February 25, 2017 - 15:25

KUALA LUMPUR: Selangor Police chief Datuk Seri Abdul Samah Mat has confirmed that police had taken samples from a condominium in Jalan Klang Lama, believed to be related to the investigation on the murder of Kim Jong-nam.

Six, including son, special aide to Johor govt officer nabbed in property scandal

By CHUAH BEE KHIM - Saturday, February 25, 2017 - 15:15

JOHOR BARU: Six men, including a son and a special aide to a Johor state government officer were nabbed by the Malaysian Anti-Corruption Commission (MACC) over an alleged property embezzlement case.

"Veteran politician" criticising Johor Sultan to sow confusion: Pahang Umno

By HIDIR REDUAN - Saturday, February 25, 2017 - 14:37

PEKAN: The criticism being levelled by a former Umno politician against the Sultan of Johor Sultan Ibrahim Sultan Iskandar is an attempt to sow confusion and chaos among the people, said Pahang Umno Deputy Chairman Datuk Mohd Sharkar Shamsudin.

Kim killing: M'sia to issue arrest warrant for N. Korean diplomat

By Reuters - Saturday, February 25, 2017 - 14:17

KUALA LUMPUR: Malaysia said on Saturday it will issue an arrest warrant for a North Korean diplomat wanted for questioning over the murder of Kim Jong-nam if he doesn't voluntarily cooperate with the police.

Siti Aishah speaks: "I thought it was baby oil, not poison"

By TEOH PEI YING - Saturday, February 25, 2017 - 14:07

CYBERJAYA: Siti Aishah, the Indonesian suspect in the assassination of Kim Jong-nam, has maintained that she was duped into committing the act, believing it was a prank for a TV show.

Malaysian women ahead of counterparts in other countries, says Najib

By HIDIR REDUAN - Saturday, February 25, 2017 - 13:57

PEKAN: The status and achievement of women in Malaysia puts them far ahead of many developing countries, Prime Minister Datuk Seri Najib Razak said today.

4.2 mil taxpayers expected to file returns via e-Filing

By Bernama - Saturday, February 25, 2017 - 13:39

KUALA LUMPUR: The Inland Revenue Board of Malaysia (IRBM) targets to receive 4.2 million taxpayers forms through e-Filing for the 2016 assessment year.

King Salman's state visit to Malaysia: Boosting bilateral security ties

By A JALIL HAMID - Saturday, February 25, 2017 - 12:15

A Jalil Hamid, Muzli Mohd Zin and Ahmad Zaini Kamaruzzaman catch up with Foreign Minister Datuk Seri Anifah Aman on the forthcoming visit of Saudi Arabia King Salman Abdulaziz Al-Saud to Malaysia.

King Salman's state visit to Malaysia: Boosting bilateral security ties

By MUZLI MOHD ZIN AND AHMAD ZAINI KAMARUZZAMAN - Saturday, February 25, 2017 - 12:15

A Jalil Hamid, Muzli Mohd Zin and Ahmad Zaini Kamaruzzaman catch up with Foreign Minister Datuk Seri Anifah Aman on the forthcoming visit of Saudi Arabia King Salman Abdulaziz Al-Saud to Malaysia.

M'sia Airports to cooperate with police over possible decontamination measures

By Bernama - Saturday, February 25, 2017 - 10:43

SEPANG: Malaysia Airports Holdings Bhd is committed to extend its full cooperation to the police and relevant authorities on any action required to ensure the safety of airport users, said its managing director Datuk Badlisham Ghazali.

We don't know why our citizen is being detained, says N. Korean embassy

By Bernama - Saturday, February 25, 2017 - 10:26

SEPANG: A North Korean embassy official today claimed that the mission has no knowledge of the reason behind one of its citizens being placed in police custody.

EPF not in financial difficulty, insists Rahman Dahlan

By Bernama - Saturday, February 25, 2017 - 10:13

KUALA LUMPUR: The Employees Provident Fund (EPF) is not in any financial difficulty as has been maliciously claimed by the opposition, said Minister in the Prime Minister's Department, Datuk Abdul Rahman Dahlan.

Malacca associations call for expulsion of N. Korean ambassador

By ARNAZ M. KHAIRUL - Friday, February 24, 2017 - 20:25

MALACCA: Tan Sri Mohd Ali Rustam today tabled a five-point protest over North Korea's attitude towards Malaysian authorities’ investigation of the Kim Jong-nam assassination.

M'sia, Saudi Arabia to ink new agreements, MoUs, says Najib

By MELISSA DARLYNE CHOW - Friday, February 24, 2017 - 20:19

KUALA LUMPUR: Prime Minister Datuk Seri Najib Razak is set to welcome Saudi Arabia’s King Salman Abdulaziz Al-Saud on his four-day state visit to Malaysia.

North Korean embassy official's attempt to meet suspect rebuffed

By KHAIRAH N. KARIM - Friday, February 24, 2017 - 19:17

SEPANG: A North Korean embassy official, who came unannounced at the police district headquarters here to see North Korean citizen Ri Jong Chol, a suspect in the death of Kim Jong-nam, was dejected when his visit was denied.

M'sia prepares to receive Saudi Arabia's King Salman on his maiden state visit

By FAIRUZ MOHD SHAHAR AND HANA NAZ HARUN - Friday, February 24, 2017 - 18:05

PUTRAJAYA: Saudi Arabia's King Salman Abdulaziz Al-Saud will be joined by a 600-strong delegation during his four-day state visit to Malaysia, which begins on Sunday.

North Korean ambassador delusional, spewing lies, says Anifah [VIDEO]

By FAIRUZ MOHD SHAHAR AND HANA NAZ HARUN - Friday, February 24, 2017 - 16:22

PUTRAJAYA: The North Korean Ambassador to Malaysia continues to be delusional despite the fair investigation into Kim Jong-nam’s murder, said Foreign Minister Datuk Seri Anifah Aman.

Malaysia to review diplomatic ties with North Korea

By HIDIR REDUAN - Friday, February 24, 2017 - 13:40

RAUB: Malaysia will re-examine its diplomatic relations with North Korea in light of the latter's accusations against the former over the death of Kim Jong-Nam.

Authorities to sweep klia2, other locations, for "radioactive material": IGP

By Reuters - Friday, February 24, 2017 - 13:14

KUALA LUMPUR: Malaysian authorities will sweep Kuala Lumpur International Airport 2 (klia2) and other locations for radioactive material, the police chief said on Friday, following the murder of Kim Jong-nam in which VX nerve agent, a highly toxic chemical, was used.

Toxic VX nerve agent used in Kim killing tasteless, odorless

By New York Times - Friday, February 24, 2017 - 12:27

KUALA LUMPUR: The poison used to kill Kim Jong-nam, the half-brother of North Korean leader Kim Jong-un, was VX nerve agent, which is listed as a chemical weapon and is internationally banned, Malaysian police announced Friday.

Kim killing: VX nerve agent smuggled into country; Next-of-kin not coming

By Farezza Hanum Rashid - Friday, February 24, 2017 - 11:25

SEPANG: The VX nerve agent used to kill Kim Jong-nam is a prohibited substance in Malaysia.

Jong-nam murder: Tracking down Siti Aishah's home

By Bernama - Thursday, February 23, 2017 - 22:05

KUALA LUMPUR: A house belonging to the family of Siti Aishah, one of the two women detained in connection with the murder of Kim Jong-nam, the elder half-brother of the North Korean leader, is located in a very secluded area, far from Jakarta, Indonesia.

Teen arrested over inflammatory FB posting on Johor bike accident

By Rizalman Hammim - Thursday, February 23, 2017 - 21:21

JOHOR BARU: An 18-year-old youth has been arrested following a police report lodged over a Facebook posting calling for the public, especially youths, to gather and meet with the Sultan of Johor and the police over a recent accident which killed eight teenage cyclists.

BN Youth stage protest at N. Korean embassy, urge review of diplomatic ties

By Beatrice Nita Jay - Thursday, February 23, 2017 - 17:40

KUALA LUMPUR: Around 50 supporters of various Barisan Nasional (BN) Youth groups held a rally near the North Korean embassy here, urging that Malaysia withdraw from its visa-free agreement with the country.

S. Korea blasts news of Kim murder via loudspeaker to North

By AFP - Thursday, February 23, 2017 - 16:43

SEOUL: South Korea is using giant loudspeakers to blast news of the dramatic assassination of North Korean leader Kim Jong-un's half-brother across the border with its reclusive northern neighbour, it was reported Thursday.

Kim Jong-nam's next-of-kin to arrive in M'sia in day or two: Police

By Ahmad Fairuz Othman - Thursday, February 23, 2017 - 15:40

MUAR: A next-of-kin of Kim Jong-nam, the murdered half-brother of North Korea's leader, is expected to arrive in Malaysia in one or two days’ time, to assist police in identifying his body.

Form RCI to probe Bank Negara forex losses, says Anwar

By NST ONLINE - Thursday, February 23, 2017 - 15:32

KUALA LUMPUR: The huge losses suffered by Bank Negara Malaysia (BNM) as a result of its venture into the foreign exchange market in the 1990s should be subjected to a Royal Commission of Inquiry (RCI), said Datuk Seri Anwar Ibrahim.

Malaysia requests Interpol alert on four N.Koreans over Kim murder

By Reuters - Thursday, February 23, 2017 - 15:17

KUALA LUMPUR: Malaysia has requested Interpol to put an alert out for four North Korean suspects in the murder of Kim Jong-nam, Malaysia’s Inspector-General of police Tan Sri Khalid Abu Bakar said on Thursday.