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Passports can be renewed online beginning Sept 1

By Bernama - Monday, 29 August 2016.

JOHOR BAHARU: The Immigration Department has chosen four states and two Urban Transformation Centres (UTC) as part of a pilot programme to issue passports renewed via the ‘MyOnline Passport’ system, beginning Sept 1.

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Khairy remains mum on content of pendrive given by TMJ

By Fadhli Ishak - Sunday, August 28, 2016 - 19:51

KUALA LUMPUR: Youth and Sports Minister Khairy Jamaluddin has remained mum on the information allegedly contained in a pendrive handed to him by Tunku Mahkota of Johor, Tunku Ismail Sultan Ibrahim.

Perak among top four states which have babies without immunisation

By Raja Khalidatul Asrin - Sunday, August 28, 2016 - 18:56

IPOH: Perak is among the four states in the country which have the highest number of babies without vaccination.

Congok Dam, Mersing's main source of water, has completely dried up

By Halim Said - Sunday, August 28, 2016 - 17:58

MERSING: The Congok Dam, the main water reservoir for the Mersing district, has completely dried up.

Indonesian priest injured in church attack

By AFP - Sunday, August 28, 2016 - 16:34

MEDAN: A knife-wielding man stabbed a Catholic priest and tried to set off an explosive device at a church in Indonesia on Sunday, police said, the latest attack on religious minorities in the mainly Muslim country.

Najib outlines four key principles for Umno to remain relevant to Sabahans

By Roy Goh - Sunday, August 28, 2016 - 12:03

KUDAT: Umno will uphold four key principles in Sabah to remain relevant to the people, party president Datuk Seri Najib Razak said.

PM agrees to Sabah having new Petronas board member

By Roy Goh - Sunday, August 28, 2016 - 11:12

KUDAT: Prime Minister Datuk Seri Najib Razak has agreed for Sabah to have a new board member in national oil and gas company Petronas.

Ku Nan questions Dr M's motive over Bangsa Johor issue

By FAIRUZ MOHD SHAHAR - Sunday, August 28, 2016 - 10:30

PUTRAJAYA: Umno secretary-general Datuk Seri Tengku Adnan Tengku Mansor has questioned Tun Dr Mahathir Mohamad's motive in criticising the Bangsa Johor concept.

Malaysia condemns attack on Turkey

By FAIRUZ MOHD SHAHAR - Sunday, August 28, 2016 - 09:16

PUTRAJAYA: The Malaysian government has condemned the truck bomb attack in the Cizre district of the south eastern province of Sirnak, Turkey on Aug 26.

Two in family of six dead after car ends up under trailer

By Halim Said - Sunday, August 28, 2016 - 00:45

YONG PENG: A family of six travelling between Yong Peng and Pagoh last night (Saturday) were involved in a seven-vehicle pileup, killing two of them on the spot.

M'sian first infected by locally-transmitted Zika virus

By Bernama - Saturday, August 27, 2016 - 20:48

SINGAPORE: A Malaysian woman is believed to be the first patient infected by locally-transmitted Zika virus in Singapore.

Tough future for Parti Pribumi in Johor after "bangsa Johor" issue

By Bernama - Saturday, August 27, 2016 - 19:39

KOTA TINGGI: Parti Pribumi may face a tough future in Johor after one of its founders Tun Dr Mahathir Mohamad played up the ‘Bangsa Johor’ issue, predicted UMNO vice-president Datuk Seri Hishammuddin Hussein.

Rahman Dahlan: DAP-led government not the best option for Penang

By Bernama - Saturday, August 27, 2016 - 19:24

PERMATANG PAUH: The DAP-led government is seemingly not the best administration for Penang, a federal minister said today, pointing out what he claimed was its failure to resolve issues over the last eight years of its rule.

Sports equipment icon Tan Sri G. S. Gill dies at age 92

By TASNIM LOKMAN - Saturday, August 27, 2016 - 19:08

KUALA LUMPUR: Local sports equipment icon Tan Sri G. S. Gill has died at the age of 92 this morning.

Tangkap MO1 rally: Scuffle breaks out between PKR Youth member and activists

By AMIN MOKHTAR and FERNANDO FONG - Saturday, August 27, 2016 - 17:32

KUALA LUMPUR: Despite promising a peaceful rally, a scuffle broke out between participants of the 'Tangkap MO1' rally today.

Police to review photos, videos of Tangkap MO1 rally

By NST TEAM - Saturday, August 27, 2016 - 17:16

KUALA LUMPUR: Police will review photos and videos taken during the "Tangkap Malaysian Official 1" rally before proceeding with the next course of action.

Tangkap MO1 rally-goers annoyed over buses, vehicles passing through

By FERNANDO FONG and WAN MUHAMMAD AMIN MOKHTAR - Saturday, August 27, 2016 - 16:46

KUALA LUMPUR: The 'Tangkap MO1' rally was temporarily disrupted when buses and other vehicles had to cut through rally-goers in front of Dataran Merdeka.

Police tell 'Tangkap MO1' rally-goers to disperse

By HANI SHAMIRA SHAHRUDIN and AMIN MOKHTAR - Saturday, August 27, 2016 - 15:39

KUALA LUMPUR: Police have asked participants of the "Tangkap Malaysian Official 1" rally to disperse as the gathering is in violation of the Peaceful Assembly Act 2012.

Sarawak-Petronas impasse over, 7 steps to resolve woes, says Adenan

By Esther Landau - Saturday, August 27, 2016 - 15:16

KUCHING: Sarawak government and Petroliam Nasional Bhd (Petronas) have reached an amicable solution to resolve the impasse over the moratorium slapped against the national oil giant.

Khairy keeps mum over pendrive issue

By Bernama - Saturday, August 27, 2016 - 13:58

BANTING: Youth and Sports Minister Khairy Jamaluddin today declined to reply to reporters’ queries on the pendrive handed over to him by the Tunku Mahkota of Johor, Tunku Ismail Sultan Ibrahim.

City Hall 'Datuk Seri' released after 12-day remand

By Bernama - Saturday, August 27, 2016 - 13:35

PUTRAJAYA: A Kuala Lumpur City Hall (DBKL) senior officer, who was remanded for 12 days to facilitate investigations into an alleged graft, abuse of power and money-laundering case involving high-ranking civil servants, has been released today.

PM Najib: No apologies for strict measures to protect nation's security

By M. HAMZAH JAMALUDIN - Saturday, August 27, 2016 - 13:01

CAMERON HIGHLANDS: Prime Minister Datuk Seri Najib Razak said he would not be apologetic for taking various stern measures to maintain security and safety in the country.

Survey: Malaysians still 'proud to be Malaysian'

By Bernama - Saturday, August 27, 2016 - 12:12

KUALA LUMPUR: “I’m proud to be a Malaysian“; This is what Malaysians proudly said in a nationwide survey on patriotism held during the run up to the 59th independence anniversary next Wednesday.

MMEA collects RM300m from encroachment, illegal fishing

By Bernama - Saturday, August 27, 2016 - 10:57

PUTRAJAYA: The Malaysian Maritime Enforcement Agency (MMEA) has collected more than RM300 million in revenue between 2006 and Aug 24, this year.

France's top court suspends burkini ban

By AFP - Friday, August 26, 2016 - 22:36

PARIS: France’s highest administrative court on Friday suspended a controversial ban on the burkini by a French Riviera town after it was challenged by rights groups.

Self-proclaimed prophet taken into police custody

By Hariz Mohd - Friday, August 26, 2016 - 17:09

KUALA LUMPUR: Police on Thursday arrested a man who proclaimed himself as a prophet, and threatened to eliminate the Malay Rulers, as well as the country's top leaders.

Smoke from Indonesian fires hits "unhealthy" level in Singapore

By Reuters - Friday, August 26, 2016 - 16:50

SINGAPORE: Air pollution in Singapore rose to the “unhealthy” level on Friday as acrid smoke drifted over the island from fires on Indonesia’s Sumatra island, the city-state’s National Environment Agency (NEA) said, in a repeat of an annual crisis.

Stern action against those who breach public safety regulations, says Lam Thye

By ARNAZ M. KHAIRUL - Friday, August 26, 2016 - 16:34

PUTRAJAYA: Those responsible for the crane accident that claimed the life of a 24-year old woman along Jalan Raja Chulan yesterday should face the sternest action available by law, said veteran social activist Tan Sri Lee Lam Thye.

AGC, Women's ministry set up task force to handle child sex crimes, says Azalina

By JUNE MOH - Friday, August 26, 2016 - 15:55

KUALA LUMPUR: The Attorney-General's Chambers (AGC) and representatives from Women, Family and Community Development Ministry have formed a new task force to deal with child sex crimes, said Minister in the Prime Minister's Department Datuk Seri Azalina Othman.

Govt-linked bank MD among 12 remanded in MACC probes

By KHAIRAH N. KARIM - Friday, August 26, 2016 - 15:47

PUTRAJAYA: A managing director of a bank with a 'Datuk' title, and three others were today hauled before the magistrate's court and remanded to assist the Malaysian Anti-Corruption Commission (MACC) investigation into alleged graft and abuse of power case.

Fatal crane accident: Stop work order issued on construction site

By Farhana Syed Nokman - Friday, August 26, 2016 - 14:35

KUALA LUMPUR: A stop work order has been issued against a construction site where a crane hook fell on top of a car in Jalan Raja Chulan yesterday, killing the vehicle's occupant.