WASHINGTON: President Donald Trump signed his first executive order on Friday in the Oval Office shortly after his inaugural parade ended, directing agencies to ease the regulatory burdens associated with Obamacare as the US Congress determines how to repeal and replace the health care law.
KOTA KINABALU: In what was supposed to be another typical fun dive, a group of 14 divers were treated to an experience of a lifetime when they spotted a pod of orcas in the tropical waters off the east coast of Sabah.
WASHINGTON: President Donald Trump vowed in his inaugural address Friday that every US decision would be guided by a vision that puts “only America first.”
WASHINGTON: Donald Trump was sworn in as the 45th president of the United States on Friday, succeeding Barack Obama and taking control of a divided country in a transition of power that he has declared will lead to “America First” policies at home and abroad.
JOHOR BARU: Deputy Home Minister Nur Jazlan Mohamed today called for the implementation of a sexual offenders registry, which will enable Malaysians to know if such offenders are residing in their neighbourhoods.
WASHINGTON: Outgoing US President Barack Obama on Friday left the Oval Office for the last time, before welcoming his successor Donald Trump to the White House.
HUTAN MELINTANG: The Home Ministry today gave its assurance that any sensitive information pertaining to official secrets would not be leaked following the arrest of two officials of a government-linked company (GLC) dealing in electronic chip-based passports.
WASHINGTON: Donald Trump will be sworn in today as the 45th president of the United States, taking power over a divided country after a savage campaign and setting the country on a new, uncertain path at home and abroad.
BANGKOK: A Malaysian man drove more than 2,500km from Malaysia to Si Chomphu, Khon Kaen in northeastern Thailand to find his former Thai-wife whom he suspected had cheated him 3 million Baht (about RM380,000) over a proposed business venture.
SHAH ALAM: The High Court here today increased from 14 days to five months the jail sentence on a married couple who was convicted of harassing a female Shah Alam City Council (MBSA) enforcement personnel on duty in November last year.
PETALING JAYA: The Inspector-General of Police Tan Sri Khalid Abu Bakar today confirmed that a police report was lodged against former special operations director of the Malaysian Anti-Corruption Commission (MACC) Datuk Bahri Mohd Zin, alleging that he abused his power while in office.
BAGAN DATUK: Prime Minister Datuk Seri Najib Razak had instructed the 2050 National Transformation (TN50) dialogue session on religious cluster to be conducted nationwide to gather feedback in order to draw up the Islamic agenda, said Deputy Prime Minister Datuk Seri Dr Ahmad Zahid Hamidi.
HUTAN MELINTANG: The government has yet to make any decision on rewarding anyone who manages to locate Malaysia Airlines flight MH370.
PUTRAJAYA: The Women, Family and Community Development Ministry is currently investigating the case of three young children who were allegedly tied up and abused in a nursery in Bangi.
KUALA LUMPUR: Prime Minister Datuk Seri Najib Razak feels Tun Dr Mahathir Mohamad makes no sense in designating Lim Kit Siang as a deputy prime minister candidate, after having previously labelled the politician ‘a racist’.
KOTA KINABALU: Former Sabah Water Department director and his wife are expected to make a plea to reduce their RM12 million combined bail set by the Sessions Court here after they were charged with money laundering last month.
SHAH ALAM: Perodua has received over 3,000 orders for its Axia compact car since the new, facelifted version was made available for booking on Jan 13.
PUTRAJAYA: The acting Chief Officer of a government-linked company (GLC) with a 'Datuk' title, and the company's international sales manager have been remanded for six days from today.
MELBOURNE: A man deliberately drove into pedestrians, killing three and injuring more than 15 in the centre of Australia's second largest city Melbourne on Friday, but police said the lunch-time incident was not terrorism-related.
SYDNEY: The official search for MH370 may have been called off but experts believe the missing airliner will one day be found, perhaps either by deep-sea miners or treasure hunters lured by a huge cash reward.
JOHOR BARU: A 51-year-old policeman with the rank of Sergeant-Major was found dead with a gunshot wound to his chest in the weaponry workshop room of the Seri Alam district police headquarters here yesterday.
SINGAPORE: Singapore will withdraw its Reciprocal Road Charge if Malaysia subsequently withdraws its Road Charge, or implements it in a non-discriminatory way, says the republic’s Ministry of Transport (MOT).
KUALA LUMPUR: Youth representatives have expressed their satisfaction when the Prime Minister Datuk Seri Najib Razak gave his assurance that their feedback and aspirations will be taken into consideration when drafting the 2050 National Transformation (TN50).
KUALA LUMPUR: The 2050 National Transformation (TN50) Townhall session tonight saw youths sharing their aspirations and pitching ideas to Prime Minister Datuk Seri Najib Razak on Malaysia’s future.
KUALA LUMPUR: The digital economy, set to power and invigorate the Malaysian economic engine, was one of the issues raised in the 2050 National Transformation (TN50) townhall session held here tonight.
SANDAKAN: A Malaysian-registered fishing boat was found abandoned in waters off Langawan island in the southern Philippines this morning, sparking fears of yet another abduction case.
PUTRAJAYA: The government welcomes the arrival of foreign students intending to pursue their studies in Malaysia as this move can help raise the image of the country as a regional education hub.
ALOR STAR: Malaysian Anti-Corruption Commission (MACC) today seized a staggering RM1.1mil cash from the home of a senior civil servant, remanded earlier today on graft investigation.
KUALA LUMPUR: Malaysia will be providing training in semi-skilled areas to about 56,000 Rohingyas who are United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees (UNHCR) cardholders.
PUTRAJAYA: Traffic offenders beware. The Road Transport Department (RTD) has listed down seven major traffic offences under its Chinese New Year Strategic Op 2017 and offenders caught will be hauled straight to court.
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