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Nine injured in express bus-lorry crash

By PREDEEP NAMBIAR - Saturday, November 29, 2014 - 09:23

GEORGE TOWN: Passengers of an express bus en route from Perlis to Johor Bahru cheated death when the bus they were in collided with a lorry laden with gas cylinders in mainland Jawi here last night.

MH17: Six coffins of remains flown out of Ukraine

Friday, November 28, 2014 - 20:45

KHARKIV: Six more coffins holding remains of the victims from downed Malaysia Airlines flight MH17 were today flown out of east Ukraine for The Netherlands, officials said.

Home Ministry intensifies effort to curb Malaysian involvement in IS

By Rozanna Latiff - Friday, November 28, 2014 - 16:50

KUALA LUMPUR: Efforts are being intensified to curb involvement of Malaysians in the Islamic State militant group, Home Minister Datuk Seri Ahmad Zahid Hamidi said today.

Umno assembly enters second day

Friday, November 28, 2014 - 10:02

KUALA LUMPUR: The Umno General Assembly 2014 enters its second day today.

MCA, MIC, Gerakan laud Sedition Act’s decision

By BALQIS NASIR and SITI NAZZUA BANI - Friday, November 28, 2014 - 09:08

KUALA LUMPUR: The decision to retain the Sedition Act 1948 to safeguard nation-building has received the thumbs up from leaders of Barisan Nasional (BN) component parties.

Stick to Malaysia’s formula for success

By John Teo - Friday, November 28, 2014 - 08:16

MANY concerned Malaysians (this writer included) had feared in the run-up to the 13th General Elections that Chinese Malaysians would vote rather emotionally and en bloc for Pakatan parties and become uncomfortably tied disproportionately to an anti-Barisan Nasional swing in voter sentiments, and th

Euphoria and elation in a single interval

By Azmi Anshar - Friday, November 28, 2014 - 08:16

IN the storied history of the always anticipated Umno presidential policy speech as the highlight at the party’s annual General Assembly, Datuk Seri Najib Razak’s delivery yesterday should be remembered as one of briefest at just 15 minutes over the hour.

New Bill on MAS passed

By FAZLEENA AZIZ and ILI LIYANA MOKHTAR - Thursday, November 27, 2014 - 19:13

KUALA LUMPUR: The Dewan Rakyat today passed the Malaysia Airlines System Bhd (Administration) Bill 2014 after a debate by members of parliament from both sides of the divide.

Umno introduces online registration

Thursday, November 27, 2014 - 14:50

KUALA LUMPUR: Soon, it will be a breeze to become Umno members.

Definition of Sedition Act reviewed

By M Hamzah Jamaludin and Rozanna Latiff - Thursday, November 27, 2014 - 14:05

KUALA LUMPUR: The definition of 'sedition' under the Sedition Act 1948 may be reviewed in order to clear up any confusion or ambiguity over the term, Deputy Prime Minister Tan Sri Muhyiddin Yassin said today.

Full text of Umno presidential speech

Thursday, November 27, 2014 - 13:51

KUALA LUMPUR: Following is the policy speech by Umno president Datuk Seri Najib Razak at the opening of the Umno General Assembly 2014 at Putra World Trade Centre.

“Stay united to strengthen party”, Umno members told

Thursday, November 27, 2014 - 13:17

KUALA LUMPUR: Umno, which now has 3.47 million members, must be united in one line and continue to uphold the slogan ‘Bersatu. Bersetia. Berkhidmat’ (United. Loyal. Of Service) to ensure the party’s survival, said Umno secretary-general Datuk Seri Tengku Adnan Tengku Mansor.

Police laud new law against terror

By KOI KYE LEE - Thursday, November 27, 2014 - 12:44

PUTRAJAYA: Police have welcomed the new anti-terror law that would be drafted soon in a bid to tackle the threats of militants in the country.

Two teachers charged with illegal possession of UPSR papers

Thursday, November 27, 2014 - 12:32

KUALA KANGSAR: Two teachers were charged at the Sessions Court here today with illegal possession of Ujian Pencapaian Sekolah Rendah examination papers.

Reps from 20 countries at Umno general assembly

Thursday, November 27, 2014 - 09:59

KUALA LUMPUR: This year's Umno General Assembly saw representatives of various political parties from 20 countries at Dewan Merdeka, Putra World Trade Centre.

Maybank nets RM1.61b in Q3

By FOO EU JIN - Thursday, November 27, 2014 - 01:28

KUALA LUMPUR: Malayan Banking Bhd’s (Maybank) net profit eased eight per cent to RM1.61 billion in the third quarter to September 30 from RM1.7 billion a year ago, dragged down by its insurance and takaful divisions.