SEGAMAT: The Health Ministry does not agree with a suggestion by the Rubber Industries Smallholders Development Authority (Risda) for the government to allow smallholders in the country to plant ketum to increase their income.
KUALA LUMPUR: The Kuala Lumpur City Hall (DBKL) and the Federal Territories Ministry today set new parking rates according to three zones, effective tomorrow.
KOTA KINABALU: Parti Bersatu Sabah Deputy President Datuk Seri Dr Maximus Ongkili has been entrusted by the party's supreme council to carry out duties as the party president with immediate effect.
KUALA LUMPUR: IKEA Malaysia has recalled six more types of chocolates, after it was found that the hazelnut and almond contents were not clearly stated in the labels.
IPOH: By 2020, all express buses in the country will come equipped with speed limiters, in an effort to reduce the rate of road accidents.
PUTRAJAYA: Tan Sri Abu Kassim Mohamed is taking his final bow at the Malaysian Anti-Corruption Commission (MACC) after helming the graft-busting body for more than five years.
KUALA LUMPUR: Six people including a woman were charged at the magistrate's court and at the Kuala Lumpur Hospital today over the murder of real estate agent Datin Wong Siew Ling, who was gunned down at Taman OUG, Jalan Klang Lama on July 6.
PUTRAJAYA: Datuk Dzulkifli Ahmad has been appointed as the new Malaysian Anti-Corruption Commission (MACC) chief, effective August 1.
SERDANG: A 57-year-old policeman was killed after his colleague accidentally shot him while emptying his gun.
KUALA LUMPUR: AirAsia X today maintained that its pilots had followed instructions by the Collangatta airport Air Traffic Control, prior to a near midair collision with a Jetstar passenger aircraft in Queensland yesterday.
KUALA LUMPUR: Prime Minister Datuk Seri Najib Razak joined thousands of people at Wanita Umno's Hari Raya Aidilfitri open house held at the Putra World Trade Centre here, today.
PUTRAJAYA: Tan Sri Abdul Wahid Omar has been appointed as the new chairman of Permodalan Nasional Bhd (PNB) effective Aug 1.
LONDON: Mohamad Sahar Mhd Noor, 57, was looking forward to a family Hari Raya reunion as well as to witness his daughter’s graduation in London.
SHAH ALAM: As DAP kicks its heels waiting for a decision from PKR whether it is agreeable to snap polls in Penang, PKR's deputy president has yet to provide an indication any which way.
KUALA LUMPUR: Turkish ambassador to Malaysia Basak Turkoglu today advised all nations with diplomatic ties, warning them of the threat posed by the Fethullah Gulen-linked network.
PUTRAJAYA: There is no need for rallies to be monitored under the National Security Council Act.
KUCHING: Malaysia’s new sprint king Khairul Hafiz Jantan who had smashed the national 100m record yesterday continued his record breaking feat by smashing the 14-year-old 200m SUKMA record in the semifinals, here today.
PUTRAJAYA: Malaysia and the Philippines have agreed to set up a 'forward base' in southern Philippines, as part of a combined effort to combat cross-border crime.
KUALA LUMPUR: “Congratulations to the country’s new sprint king!” Datuk Seri Najib Tun Razak said to Khairul Hafiz Jantan who set a new time for the 100-metre dash at the 18th Malaysia Games (Sukma) in Sarawak yesterday.
KUCHING: The Home Ministry will introduce a number of initiatives to beef up security in the country and restore the people’s confidence, said Deputy Prime Minister Datuk Seri Dr Ahmad Zahid Hamidi said.
KUALA LUMPUR: The authorities have been forced to send seven prison warders for de-radicalisation programmes after they fell under the influence of detainees involved in militant groups.
SYDNEY: Australian officials confirmed on Thursday that data recovered from a home flight simulator owned by the captain of Malaysia Airlines Flight 370 showed that someone had used the device to plot a course to the southern Indian Ocean, where the missing jet is believed to have crashed.
KATHMANDU: At least 58 people have died in floods and landslides triggered by heavy rains in Nepal, the government said Wednesday.
KUALA LUMPUR: Police believe the four men involved in the deadly shooting of a 43-year-old man at an intersection near Setapak Central here yesterday, are still in the country.
PHILADELPHIA: US President Barack Obama will spearhead a Democratic effort to paint Donald Trump as unfit to be commander-in-chief Wednesday, contrasting the Republican nominee with his more experienced rival Hillary Clinton.
BERLIN: German police on Wednesday arrested a 19-year-old Algerian refugee who had fled a psychiatric facility earlier in the day yelling, “I’ll blow you up,” ending the latest in a string of incidents that have set the country’s nerves on edge.
BERLIN: Authorities evacuated a shopping centre in Bremen, Germany, on Wednesday evening as police hunted for a 19-year-old Algerian suspect who had fled a psychiatric facility, police said, but they denied that it was an “anti-terror operation.”
KUALA LUMPUR: Australia’s Joint Agency Coordination Centre (JACC) has offered its take on recent media reports regarding FBI’s probe into the MH370 captain’s home flight simulator.
KUALA LUMPUR: The man who was shot dead at the Jalan Taman Ibu Kota/Jalan Genting Klang junction here today had just bought a new car after suspecting that he was being followed, according to his friend.
KUALA LUMPUR: A man was killed when two gunmen opened fire on his car near Setapak Central this evening.
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