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Malaysia needs more data management experts

Thursday, October 23, 2014 - 19:24

PUTRAJAYA: Malaysia needed additional experts to manage data that is more systematic and orderly as data can become new sources of wealth for the country, said Communication and Multimedia Minister Datuk Seri Ahmad Shabery Cheek.

PM launches 1DANA Portal for greater transparency

By Azura Abas and A. Azim Idris - Thursday, October 23, 2014 - 18:07

PUTRAJAYA: Prime Minister Datuk Seri Najib Razak has launched the

30 nabbed for illegal logging, 30 bank accounts worth RM18m frozen

By Rahmat Khairulrijal and Nazlia Naim - Thursday, October 23, 2014 - 14:15

KUALA LUMPUR: The Malaysian Anti-Corruption Commission (MACC) has arrested 30 people in Johor and Sarawak for illegal logging activities and froze 30 bank accounts belonging to 10 companies worth RM18 million.

Four plead guilty to offering bribe, fined RM80,000

By ADIB - Thursday, October 23, 2014 - 13:26

LIMBANG: Two timber-logging company managers and two part-time contractors pleaded guilty to corruption charges at the Sessions Court here today for offering bribe to enforcement officers in four separate cases last month.

Thick mist delays flights to Alor Star

By Adie Suri Zulkefli - Thursday, October 23, 2014 - 11:27

ALOR STAR: Three flights to Sultan Abdul Halim Airport here this morning were diverted to Penang International Airport due to bad weather.

MACC to charge 30 with offering bribes

By Ahmad Fairuz Othman and Rahmat Khairulrijal - Thursday, October 23, 2014 - 08:19

KUALA LUMPUR: The Malaysian Anti-Corruption Commission (MACC) has upped the ante, shifting its attention to nabbing bribegivers and hauling them to court.

New search renews hope of finding MH370

By Farrah Naz Karim - Thursday, October 23, 2014 - 08:19

PERTH: MALAYSIA is optimistic that the missing Malaysia Airlines flight MH370 plane will be found in the new phase of underwater search.

UPDATE: Lone gunman kills Canadian soldier in Ottawa attack

Wednesday, October 22, 2014 - 22:44

OTTAWA: A gunman whose name was on a terror watch list killed a soldier and attempted to storm Canada's parliament yesterday before being shot dead in turn by the assembly's sergeant-at-arms.

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