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Najib: US Dept of Justice civil complaint shows 1MDB not directly involved

By FERNANDO FONG - Friday, 29 July 2016.

KUALA LUMPUR: Prime Minister and Umno president Datuk Seri Najib Razak said the civil complaint filed by the United States (US) Department of Justice (DOJ) showed that strategic development company 1Malaysia Development Bhd (1MDB) is not directly involved in the affair.

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Health Ministry say no to Risda's ketum for export plan

By Bernama - Saturday, July 30, 2016 - 00:40

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.

New parking rates in KL effective tomorrow - Tengku Adnan

By Bernama - Friday, July 29, 2016 - 22:54

KUALA LUMPUR: The Kuala Lumpur City Hall (DBKL) and the Federal Territories Ministry today set new parking rates according to three zones, effective tomorrow.

Ongkili to assume duties as PBS president with immediate effect

By Roy Goh - Friday, July 29, 2016 - 22:15

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.

IKEA Malaysia recalls six more types of chocolates

By Bernama - Friday, July 29, 2016 - 19:04

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.

Speed limiters for all express buses by 2020, says RTD

By Bernama - Friday, July 29, 2016 - 18:58

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.

Abu Kassim, two deputies bid farewell to MACC

By HASHINI KAVISHTRI KANNAN and FAZLEENA AZIZ - Friday, July 29, 2016 - 18:04

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.

Six charged with Datin's fatal shooting at Taman OUG

By KHAIRAH N. KARIM - Friday, July 29, 2016 - 17:52

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.

Dzulkifli Ahmad is new MACC chief

By FAIRUZ MOHD SHAHAR - Friday, July 29, 2016 - 17:27

PUTRAJAYA: Datuk Dzulkifli Ahmad has been appointed as the new Malaysian Anti-Corruption Commission (MACC) chief, effective August 1.

Serdang policeman dies after accidentally shot in the head by colleague

By HANI SHAMIRA SHAHRUDIN - Friday, July 29, 2016 - 16:20

SERDANG: A 57-year-old policeman was killed after his colleague accidentally shot him while emptying his gun.

Near midair collision: AirAsia X says its pilots followed air traffic control instructions

By NST ONLINE - Friday, July 29, 2016 - 14:23

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.

PM Najib joins thousands at Wanita Umno Aidilfitri open house

By HANA NAZ HARUN - Friday, July 29, 2016 - 13:33

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.

Wahid Omar is new PNB chairman

By FAZLEENA AZIZ - Friday, July 29, 2016 - 13:11

PUTRAJAYA: Tan Sri Abdul Wahid Omar has been appointed as the new chairman of Permodalan Nasional Bhd (PNB) effective Aug 1.

Malaysian suffers stroke in London, family hit by £46,000 hospital bill

By ZAHARAH OTHMAN - Friday, July 29, 2016 - 12:29

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.

Azmin: PKR needs time to decide on Penang snap polls

By DAWN CHAN - Thursday, July 28, 2016 - 23:24

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.

Turkish ambassador to Malaysia warns of threat posed by FETO network

By ARNAZ M. KHAIRUL - Thursday, July 28, 2016 - 22:36

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.

No need for rallies to come under NSC Act, says IGP

By ZAHRATULHAYAT MAT ARIF - Thursday, July 28, 2016 - 20:40

PUTRAJAYA: There is no need for rallies to be monitored under the National Security Council Act.

He does it again! After smashing 100m, Khairul breaks 200m SUKMA record

By Bernama - Thursday, July 28, 2016 - 19:31

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.

Malaysia, Philippine police to establish forward base in southern Philippines

By ZAHRATULHAYAT MAT ARIF - Thursday, July 28, 2016 - 18:48

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.

PM Najib congratulates "new sprint king" Khairul Hafiz

By Bernama - Thursday, July 28, 2016 - 16:11

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.

Report crimes in real-time to the police, via a new mobile app

By ADIB POVERA - Thursday, July 28, 2016 - 13:31

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.

Seven prison warders sent for de-radicalisation programme after falling under militant influence

By ADIB POVERA - Thursday, July 28, 2016 - 13:10

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.

Australia: MH370 captain's simulator had Indian Ocean route

By AP - Thursday, July 28, 2016 - 12:35

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.

Floods, landslides kill at least 58 in Nepal

By AFP - Thursday, July 28, 2016 - 11:27

KATHMANDU: At least 58 people have died in floods and landslides triggered by heavy rains in Nepal, the government said Wednesday.

Setapak shooting: Gunmen are still in the country, say police

By HANI SHAMIRA SHAHRUDIN - Thursday, July 28, 2016 - 11:04

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.

Obama says Clinton uniquely qualified for the White House

By AFP - Thursday, July 28, 2016 - 10:51

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.

German police arrest Algerian suspect who yelled 'I'll blow you up'

By Reuters - Thursday, July 28, 2016 - 10:10

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.

German mall evacuated as police hunt Algerian suspect

By Reuters - Thursday, July 28, 2016 - 08:19

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.”

MH370: JACC reports simulator info doesn't reveal cause of disappearance

By Bernama - Thursday, July 28, 2016 - 01:25

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.

Setapak shooting: Victim bought new car to avoid being followed, says friend

By Bernama - Wednesday, July 27, 2016 - 23:56

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.

Man shot dead by two gunmen at Setapak traffic lights

By HANI SHAMIRA SHAHRUDIN - Wednesday, July 27, 2016 - 18:01

KUALA LUMPUR: A man was killed when two gunmen opened fire on his car near Setapak Central this evening.