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Four police officers among six charged with corruption

Monday, October 20, 2014 - 10:41

BUTTERWORTH: Six civil servants comprising four police officers and one each from Seberang Prai Municipal Council and Home Ministry claimed trial to eight corruption charges totalling RM5,750 at the Butterworth Sessions Court.

Jakarta ready for Joko’s inauguration

By Rashid Yusof - Monday, October 20, 2014 - 08:17

JAKARTA: It is Inauguration Day here with the traffic police having a particularly early start directing a rapid build up on its routinely choked roads. The city has been up and getting ready to embrace a new president since 5am.

2 girls feared drowned while bathing in a lake in Masai, Johor

Sunday, October 19, 2014 - 22:54

JOHOR BAHARU: Two girls were feared drowned while bathing in a lake in Taman Nusa Damai, Masai, here today.

22 passengers, crew injured as SIA plane hits turbulence

Sunday, October 19, 2014 - 20:27

SINGAPORE: Twenty-two passengers and crew were injured when an Airbus A380 plane operated by Singapore Airlines (SIA) and traveling from the city-state to Mumbai hit sudden turbulence during descent, the carrier said Sunday.

Najib arrives in Jakarta for Jokowi’s swearing-in

Sunday, October 19, 2014 - 20:13

JAKARTA: Prime Minister Datuk Seri Najib Razak arrived here this evening to attend the swearing-in of Joko Widodo as Indonesia’s new president here tomorrow.

Follow MyNadi example, PM urge NGOs

By Rozanna Latiff - Sunday, October 19, 2014 - 16:44

PUTRAJAYA: Datuk Seri Najib Razak today called on non-government organisations (NGOs) to follow the example of the MyNadi Foundation which spent just six per cent of its funding on administration costs.

UPDATED: Fishermen's boat capsizes off Pantai Jerejak

By PREDEEP NAMBIAR - Sunday, October 19, 2014 - 16:20

GEORGE TOWN: GEORGE TOWN: The two fishermen whose boat was reported to have capsized was found under the Penang Bridge.

Two superbikers killed in Karak accident

Sunday, October 19, 2014 - 13:55

KARAK: Two big bikers were killed in an accident involving three high-powered motorcycles in Karak Highway this morning.

Reject all forms of racial extremism, says PM

By ADRIAN LAI - Sunday, October 19, 2014 - 12:42

SHAH ALAM: Prime Minister Datuk Seri Najib Razak today called on the country’s leaders to reject all forms of racial extremism to preserve peace and unity in Malaysia.

Malaysia keen on developing Public Private Partnership centre with Commonwealth countries, says DPM

By A. Azim Idris - Sunday, October 19, 2014 - 11:39

PUTRAJAYA: Malaysia is keen on collaborating with Commonwealth partners to establish a Public Private Partnership (PPP) Commonwealth Centre of Excellence.

Nicol David wins third successive US Open title

By DEVINDER SINGH - Sunday, October 19, 2014 - 11:28

KUALA LUMPUR: Nicol David won a third successive US Open title after defeating Egyptian youngster Nour El Sherbini in Philadelphia.

Balancing the cost of electricity and environmental protection was a challenge faced by developing countries: DPM

By Sharanpal Singh Randhawa - Saturday, October 18, 2014 - 21:47

KUALA LUMPUR: Coal is one of the major fuel sources for generating electricity and its consumption is expected to increase from 42 per cent to 58 per cent by 2020.

Flexible consideration needed to achieve Malaysia-EU FTA, says PM

By Audrey Dermawan - Saturday, October 18, 2014 - 08:23

MILAN: Flexible consideration between Malaysia and the European Union (UN) is needed to achieve the desired agreement for the Malaysia-European Union (EU) Free Trade Agreement (FTA).

Radical changes to checkmate crime syndicates

By ALIZA SHAH AND HANI SHAMIRA SHAHRUDIN - Saturday, October 18, 2014 - 08:13

KUALA LUMPUR: Enforcement agencies which have come under the microscope of the Malaysian Anti- Corruption Commission for their men’s inaction in combating vice, will be made to adopt radical changes in the way they conduct business.

PM: Malaysia will take lead in enhancing Asian and European ties

By Audrey Dermawan - Friday, October 17, 2014 - 22:40

MILAN: European and Asia leaders, who ended the two-day Asia-Europe Meeting (ASEM) Summit here today, have made a stand on global security concern to combat extremism, including the emergence of the Islamic State (IS).

Tree falls on roof, paralysed girl and 7-month-old baby hurt

By Chuah Bee Kim - Friday, October 17, 2014 - 17:54

JOHOR BARU: A 12-year-old girl, fully paralysed since she was a toddler, and a baby boy became the latest victims of strong winds which ripped apart a tree, sending part of it onto the asbestos roof of a home in Kampung Sepakat Batu here today.