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Najib joins over 4,000 in ushering Maal Hijrah 1436H

Friday, October 24, 2014 - 21:15

KUALA LUMPUR: Prime Minister Datuk Seri Najib Razak tonight joined a congregation of over 4,000 in reciting the Yasin and doa selamat at the National Mosque here to usher in Maal Hijrah 1436H.

Weak earthquake hits Pulau Banggi, Sabah

Friday, October 24, 2014 - 15:46

KOTA KINABALU: A weak earthquake, with a magnitude of 4.4 on the Richter scale, occurred at 1.40 pm today in Pulau Banggi, Kudat, near here, according to the Malaysian Meteorological Department.

Update: Muhdalena rearrested in Ayer Keroh after slipping out of police custody

By Ben - Friday, October 24, 2014 - 12:41

JOHOR BARU: Police have rearrested Muhdalena Ahmad who had earlier escaped from police custody here in Ayer Keroh in Malacca early this morning.

Resort housekeeper to hang for killing employer

By Jaspal Singh - Friday, October 24, 2014 - 10:43

IPOH: The Ipoh High Court today sentenced a 24-year-old former housekeeper to death by hanging for murdering his employer six years ago.

The rich to pay full RON95 price

By ILI LIYANA MOKHTAR  - Friday, October 24, 2014 - 08:24

BANGI: THOSE in the high-income bracket will have to pay the market price for  RON95 petrol from June next year.

Ah Long's henchmen nabbed for using Molotov cocktail

By - Thursday, October 23, 2014 - 19:32

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Malaysia needs more data management experts

Thursday, October 23, 2014 - 19:24

PUTRAJAYA: Malaysia needed additional experts to manage data that is more systematic and orderly as data can become new sources of wealth for the country, said Communication and Multimedia Minister Datuk Seri Ahmad Shabery Cheek.

PM launches 1DANA Portal for greater transparency

By Azura Abas and A. Azim Idris - Thursday, October 23, 2014 - 18:07

PUTRAJAYA: Prime Minister Datuk Seri Najib Razak has launched the

30 nabbed for illegal logging, 30 bank accounts worth RM18m frozen

By Rahmat Khairulrijal and Nazlia Naim - Thursday, October 23, 2014 - 14:15

KUALA LUMPUR: The Malaysian Anti-Corruption Commission (MACC) has arrested 30 people in Johor and Sarawak for illegal logging activities and froze 30 bank accounts belonging to 10 companies worth RM18 million.

Four plead guilty to offering bribe, fined RM80,000

By ADIB - Thursday, October 23, 2014 - 13:26

LIMBANG: Two timber-logging company managers and two part-time contractors pleaded guilty to corruption charges at the Sessions Court here today for offering bribe to enforcement officers in four separate cases last month.

Thick mist delays flights to Alor Star

By Adie Suri Zulkefli - Thursday, October 23, 2014 - 11:27

ALOR STAR: Three flights to Sultan Abdul Halim Airport here this morning were diverted to Penang International Airport due to bad weather.

MACC to charge 30 with offering bribes

By Ahmad Fairuz Othman and Rahmat Khairulrijal - Thursday, October 23, 2014 - 08:19

KUALA LUMPUR: The Malaysian Anti-Corruption Commission (MACC) has upped the ante, shifting its attention to nabbing bribegivers and hauling them to court.

New search renews hope of finding MH370

By Farrah Naz Karim - Thursday, October 23, 2014 - 08:19

PERTH: MALAYSIA is optimistic that the missing Malaysia Airlines flight MH370 plane will be found in the new phase of underwater search.

UPDATE: Lone gunman kills Canadian soldier in Ottawa attack

Wednesday, October 22, 2014 - 22:44

OTTAWA: A gunman whose name was on a terror watch list killed a soldier and attempted to storm Canada's parliament yesterday before being shot dead in turn by the assembly's sergeant-at-arms.

Evaluate religious sensitivity, cultural perspective before organising events: Academician

Wednesday, October 22, 2014 - 22:21

KUALA LUMPUR: To love, respect and to have compassion towards all animals, including dogs and pigs which are considered ‘najis’ (unclean) in Islam, are part of Islamic moral values and approach to morality.

Malaysia-Singapore high speed rail details to be finalised next year

Wednesday, October 22, 2014 - 22:10

TOKYO: Malaysia will start finalising details with Singapore on the upcoming High Speed Rail (HSR) project in the first quarter of next year.