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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.

Malaysian envoy due back in NZ on sex charge: report

Wednesday, October 22, 2014 - 20:12

WELLINGTON: A Malaysian military attache who sparked outrage when he invoked diplomatic immunity to escape a sex charge in New Zealand will arrive in Wellington to face court on Saturday, reports said.

Najib commends Taib’s role in building modern Sarawak

Wednesday, October 22, 2014 - 19:28

KUCHING: Sarawak grew from strength to strength and transformed from one of the poorest to become one of the most prosperous states in the country under the leadership of Tun Abdul Taib Mahmud, said Datuk Seri Najib Tun Razak.

Bankruptcy among youth alarming: Nancy

By Halim Said - Wednesday, October 22, 2014 - 18:29

JOHOR BARU: Bankruptcy among youths below the age of 25 is increasing at an alarming rate.

No more ‘I Want To Touch A Dog’ programme

Wednesday, October 22, 2014 - 18:07

ALOR SETAR: Authorities should ensure the ‘I Want To Touch A Dog’ programme which was held in Selangor recently will nor recur as it is an insult to Islam.

Mariah Carey spotted in KL

Wednesday, October 22, 2014 - 15:18

KUALA LUMPUR: International Superstar Diva Mariah Carey was spotted shopping in Starhill, Bukit Bintang at 9pm on the eve of Deepavali, created a scene with the surprised shoppers.

500 underprivileged children and senior citizens feted at Deepavali feast

By TEOH PEI YING - Wednesday, October 22, 2014 - 13:10

KUALA LUMPUR: Some 500 underprivileged children and senior citizens were treated with Indian

PM Najib joins 5,000 at MIC Deepavali open house

By HANA NAZ HARUN and AINA NASA - Wednesday, October 22, 2014 - 12:53

KUALA LUMPUR: Prime Minister Datuk Seri Najib Razak was all smiles today as he joined over 5,000 people at the Malaysian Indian Congress (MIC) Deepavali open house at Putra World Trade Centre here.

EC gathers information to commence delineation exercise nationwide

Tuesday, October 21, 2014 - 21:38

KUALA LUMPUR: The Election Commission (EC) is preparing administrative work for a delineation exercise nationwide.

Curfew extended at Esszone areas: Sabah police chief

By Kristy Inus - Tuesday, October 21, 2014 - 18:20

KOTA KINABALU: The dusk-till-dawn curfew at six districts under Eastern Sabah Safety Zone (Esszone) has been extended until November 6.

UPDATE: Tornado-like storm damages houses in Klang

By Mazlinda Mahmood - Tuesday, October 21, 2014 - 18:11

PORT KLANG: A severe thunderstorm and strong wind wreaked havoc in Pandamaran, damaging some 30 houses and apartment blocks.

Ismail Hussein laid to rest

By BALQIS LIM - Tuesday, October 21, 2014 - 16:26

KUALA LUMPUR: Family, friends and compatriots today paid their last respects to former Federation of National Writers Association of Malaysia (Gapena) president Prof Tan Sri Dr Ismail Hussein, who was laid to rest at the Bukit Kiara Muslim cemetery here at noon.

Revolutionary method in Islamic finance can help Muslim countries: Najib

By ROZANNA - Tuesday, October 21, 2014 - 13:25

KUALA LUMPUR: Datuk Seri Najib Razak today called on Muslim countries to develop a

Terrace house, two cars destroyed in blaze

By Goh Pei Pei - Tuesday, October 21, 2014 - 12:11

KUCHING: A double storey terrace house and two vehicles were destroyed completely when a fire broke out at Jalan Arang here.

Sosilawati’s children want NRD to issue mother’s death cert

By Hidir - Tuesday, October 21, 2014 - 11:43

KUALA LUMPUR: The children of murdered cosmetics millionaire Datuk