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Kelantan Flood: More than 20,000 evacuated

By Nik Imran Abdullah - Tuesday, December 23, 2014 - 09:29

KOTA BARU: The flood situation in Kelantan took turn for the worse again this morning after slightly easing off yesterday.

Terengganu high tide phenomenon: Thousands evacuated

By Zarina Abdullah - Tuesday, December 23, 2014 - 09:21

KUALA TERENGGANU: The high tides in several parts of Terengganu last night has forced more than 11,000 people from 86 families to be evacuated.

Garbage truck kills six Glasgow Christmas shoppers

Tuesday, December 23, 2014 - 08:41

LONDON: Six people were killed and eight others injured in Glasgow, Scotland on Monday when a bin lorry ploughed into crowds of Christmas shoppers in what appeared to be a tragic accident.

 One tonne wall gives way at show unit, killing one

By PREDEEP NAMBIAR - Monday, December 22, 2014 - 22:25

GEORGE TOWN: A 30-year-old construction worker died on the spot after a one-tonne concrete wall fell on him at a unfinished show house along Jalan Sultan Ahmad Shah here today.

Corporate liability law to be tabled in March

By Rozanna Latiff - Monday, December 22, 2014 - 17:59

PORT KLANG: An amendment to include a corporate liability provision in the Malaysian Anti-Corruption Act 2009 is expected to be tabled at the next parliamentary session in March.

1962 Asian Games bronze medallist, Thor Gim Soon dies

By ARNAZ M. KHAIRUL - Monday, December 22, 2014 - 16:46

HIS rise came in an era when the world had little to notice about Malaysia, but Thor Gim Soon played his part in giving the country's some significant headlines.

New maternity, paediatric ward for Penang General Hospital

By ADRIAN LAI - Monday, December 22, 2014 - 12:48

GEORGE TOWN: A new maternity and paediatric block will be built at the Penang General Hospital to replace the now-obsolete Penang Maternity Hospital, said Health Minister Datuk Seri S. Subramaniam today.

Mother charged with murder of eight children ‘coping as best she can’

Monday, December 22, 2014 - 10:19

SYDNEY: An Australian mother charged with killing eight children will have her case heard in January, a court said today, as she struggles to come to terms with what happened.

More flood victims evacuated in Kemaman, Dungun

By Zarina Abdullah - Monday, December 22, 2014 - 09:28

KUALA TERENGGANU: The flood situation Kemaman and Dungun worsened as more than 900 victims were evacuated this morning, following continuous rain last night.

Kelantan Flood: Fewer evacuees at relief centres

By Nik Imran Abdullah - Monday, December 22, 2014 - 09:16

KOTA BARU: The flood situation slightly eased this morning with the number of victims showing a drop in Kelantan.

Hotel worker finds naked woman’s body tied with towel

By HANI SHAMIRA SHAHRUDIN - Monday, December 22, 2014 - 08:59

KUALA LUMPUR: A hotel worker made a gruesome discovery when he found a body of a naked woman with hands and legs tied with towels in a room of a budget hotel in Jalan Ipoh, here, yesterday.

EXCLUSIVE: Cops move in on IS ‘lifeline’ in country

By FARRAH NAZ KARIMAND TASNIM LOKMAN - Monday, December 22, 2014 - 08:11

KUALA LUMPUR : Bukit Aman is making good on its warning to local supporters and sympathisers of the Islamic State terror group that they will be reined in.

Health ministry to monitor medicine price after GST

Sunday, December 21, 2014 - 19:47

CHANGLUN: The Health Ministry will monitor the price of medicine to ensure patients are not burdened by expensive medicine after the implementation of the Goods and Services Tax (GST) in April next year.

Fire killed woman and injured another

By NURADILLA NOORAZAM - Sunday, December 21, 2014 - 12:22

KLANG: A fire that broke out in Kampung Rantau Panjang, here before dawn today claimed the life of a woman while severely injuring another.

Thailand win AFF Suzuki Cup

By AJITPAL SINGH - Saturday, December 20, 2014 - 22:08

KUALA LUMPUR: Late strikes from Charyl Chappuis and Chanathip Songkrisan earned Thailand their fourth title in the AFF Cup after surviving an onslaught from Malaysia at National Stadium in Bukit Jalil today.

Flood eases in several districts but increases in Pasir Mas and Tumpat

Saturday, December 20, 2014 - 19:57

KOTA BARU: The number of flood evacuees in Kelantan continues to rise with 19,902 people in shelters in seven districts today as compared to 14,508 people on Friday.