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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.

Pahang sultan has ‘had enough’

By Farrah Naz Karim And Aliza Shah - Thursday, November 20, 2014 - 08:12

CAMERON HIGHLANDS: “COME with me as I make my assessment and record what I have to say to them.”

Man arrested near White House with gun in car

Thursday, November 20, 2014 - 07:43

WASHINGTON: The Secret Service arrested a man Wednesday after finding a hunting rifle, dozens of rounds of ammunition and a knife in the trunk of his car parked near the White House.

12-year-old boy held for alleged rape of girl, 3 in Bukit Mertajam

By Predeep Nambiar and Muhamad Syakir Abdul - Thursday, November 20, 2014 - 07:20

BUKIT MERTAJAM: A 12-year-old boy was detained for allegedly outraging the modesty of a three-year-old girl at a mini market here yesterday.

Robbery victim dies

By Kalavaani Karuppiah - Wednesday, November 19, 2014 - 23:58

KUALA LUMPUR: A 73-year-old man died at Kajang Hospital about 7.30pm today, several hours after he was assaulted and robbed at his house in Kampung Baru Semenyih in Kajang, near here.

PM Najib: Asean exports to increase more than 40 per cent

By Sharanpal Singh Randhawa - Wednesday, November 19, 2014 - 23:02

MH17: Families of the deceased can claim compensation from perpetrator

Wednesday, November 19, 2014 - 18:44

KUALA LUMPUR: The families of the doomed Malaysia Airlines (MAS) Flight MH17 passengers can claim for compensation against whichever state that is found responsible for shooting down the aircraft.

Cabbie nabbed for slapping woman

By Rebecca Hani Romeli - Wednesday, November 19, 2014 - 18:16

KUALA LUMPUR: A 48-year-old cabbie, alleged to have assaulted a woman in Jalan Raja Chulan on Monday, was picked up by police today.