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Four immigrants drown as boat ferrying Indonesians capsize in Kota Tinggi

By Halim Said - Sunday, 24 July 2016.

JOHOR BARU: Four people drowned while 33 others survived when a boat ferrying a group of Indonesians capsized off Pantai Batu Layar, Kota Tinggi at 11pm last night.


'Bomb meant for Klang Valley attack'

By Hariz Mohd - Sunday, July 24, 2016 - 11:01

KUALA LUMPUR: The home-made bomb seized by anti-terrorist police on Tuesday following a nationwide swoop on suspected Islamic State militants was strong enough to completely destroy a vehicle.

'No Malaysians affected in shooting'

Sunday, July 24, 2016 - 11:01

PUTRAJAYA: No Malaysians were affected in the shooting incident at the Olympia Einkaufzentrum shopping mall in Munich, Germany, on Friday.

It was madness, says Malaysian

By JUNE MOH - Sunday, July 24, 2016 - 11:00

IT was the most terrifying episode of their lives. A vacationing Malaysian family was having dinner at a restaurant in Munich, Germany, on Friday when they saw a most unsettling scene in the street outside.

Chui Kah Peng, wife of ex-Penang CM, dies at 65

Sunday, July 24, 2016 - 10:48

Chui Kah Peng, wife of ex-Penang CM, dies at 65

Najib celebrates 63rd birthday with friends and family

By NST ONLINE - Sunday, July 24, 2016 - 09:54

KUALA LUMPUR: Prime Minister Datuk Seri Najib Razak celebrated his 63rd birthday yesterday in low-key fashion, accompanied by friends and family.

KJ tells Sukma athletes to aim high and prepare for global stage

By Adib Povera and Esther Landau - Saturday, July 23, 2016 - 23:32

KUCHING: Athletes competing in the ongoing 18th edition of the Malaysia Games (Sukma) have been told to continue to aim high and gain experience to prepare themselves for the global stage.

Malaysia views US DOJ complaint seriously - Zahid Hamidi

By Bernama - Saturday, July 23, 2016 - 21:10

KUALA LUMPUR: Deputy Prime Minister Datuk Seri Dr Ahmad Zahid Hamidi said the government viewed seriously the filing of civil forfeiture complaint by the United States Department of Justice (DOJ) with regard to 1Malaysia Development Berhad (1MDB).

Najib pledges to continue helping Indian community

By ADRIAN LAI - Saturday, July 23, 2016 - 20:47

KUALA LUMPUR: Prime Minister Datuk Seri Najib Razak has pledged to continue helping the Indian community and to develop the country on an inclusive basis.

Practice tolerance and patience during haj, advises Sultan Nazrin

By Sylvia Looi - Saturday, July 23, 2016 - 18:47

KUALA KANGSAR: Sultan of Perak Sultan Nazrin Muizzuddin Shah has urged pilgrims performing their haj to practice tolerance and patience.

'Expand search to Broken Ridge region': MH370 could be slightly north of current search area, says expert

By Veena Babulal - Saturday, July 23, 2016 - 18:26

KUALA LUMPUR: The search area for missing Malaysia Airlines Flight MH370 should be expanded to the Broken Ridge region, slightly north of the existing search area.

Police searching for motive in Munich shooting; 10 dead

By AP - Saturday, July 23, 2016 - 15:15

MUNICH: Police in Munich say they are hunting for a motive that might explain why an 18-year-old German-Iranian man opened fire at a crowded shopping mall and a McDonald’s, killing nine people and wounding 16 others before killing himself.

No Malaysians affected in Munich shooting tragedy

By FAIRUZ MOHD SHAHAR - Saturday, July 23, 2016 - 14:22

PUTRAJAYA: The Foreign Ministry has confirmed that no Malaysians were affected in the shooting incident at the Olympia Einkaufzentrum shopping mall in Munich, yesterday.

No one to be spared police action if they incite protests, says IGP

By Kelly Koh - Saturday, July 23, 2016 - 11:44

MALACCA: Inspector-General of Police Tan Sri Khalid Abu Bakar has warned that no one will be spared from police action if they incite street protests.

Series off attacks may lead mall owners to increase security

By AP - Saturday, July 23, 2016 - 08:58

NEW YORK: Attacks such as the one in a Munich shopping mall and at a nearby McDonald’s Friday may lead mall owners to increase their security or even persuade global brands to focus expansion plans on the U.S. rather than Europe.

Munich mall shooting: what we know

By AFP - Saturday, July 23, 2016 - 08:48

MUNICH: Nine people were killed and nearly two dozen wounded in a shooting rampage at a Munich shopping centre, described by police as an “acute terror” situation.

(UPDATED) Multiple deaths reported at shooting in Munich shopping mall - newspaper

By Reuters - Saturday, July 23, 2016 - 01:27

MUNICH: Gunmen went on a shooting rampage in a shopping mall in the southern German city of Munich on Friday, killing many people, police said.

Health Ministry mulls introducing government healthcare insurance scheme

By Bernama - Saturday, July 23, 2016 - 00:58

PUTRAJAYA: The Health Ministry is seriously considering to introduce a healthcare insurance scheme which is run and supported by the government to address the weaknesses in the private healthcare system.

Najib underlines three key values to be incorporated into national education system

By Bernama - Saturday, July 23, 2016 - 00:27

SERDANG: Datuk Seri Najib Tun Razak said there are three important values that must the incorporated into the national education system, both at national or national-type schools.

Opposition always find new issues to be politicised - Hishammuddin

By Bernama - Friday, July 22, 2016 - 23:25

KUALA LUMPUR: The opposition parties will always find new and current issues to be politicised as a tactic to achieve their main agenda, UMNO vice-president Datuk Seri Hishammuddin Hussein said.

e-Visa implementation for Sri Lankan tourists to be finalised in November - Zahid

By Bernama - Friday, July 22, 2016 - 22:50

COLOMBO, SRI LANKA: An agreement has been reached to implement e-Visa for Sri Lankan tourists visiting Malaysia and this is expected to be finalised in November, said Deputy Prime Minister Datuk Seri Dr Ahmad Zahid Hamidi.

Nine new diphtheria cases reported in three states - Health DG

By Bernama - Friday, July 22, 2016 - 22:16

KUALA LUMPUR: Nine new diphtheria cases were reported in Negeri Sembilan, Penang and Kedah, bringing the total cases to 24 including five deaths as of yesterday.

MH370: Families want answers, hope search continues

By Bernama - Friday, July 22, 2016 - 22:01

KUALA LUMPUR: The decision by the Ministerial Tripartite Meeting to suspend the search for Malaysia Airlines flight MH370, has left the families of passengers and crew, disappointed as they hope for a closure to the tragedy.

DPM Zahid announces USD$100,000 donation for Islamic centre in Colombo

By Bernama - Friday, July 22, 2016 - 21:54

COLOMBO: Malaysian Deputy Prime Minister Datuk Seri Dr Ahmad Zahid Hamidi today announced a US$100,000 (RM406,500) donation from a foundation to establish an Islamic and Malay centre in this capital of Sri Lanka.

New Saudi ruling: Haj pilgrims now have to undergo 10-digits biometric fingerprint scan

By Ahmad Fairuz Othman - Friday, July 22, 2016 - 21:38

PASIR GUDANG: The Saudi Arabian government has imposed a new regulation for haj pilgrims this year, requiring them to have biometric prints of all their fingers and thumbs taken.

Education Ministry ready for vaccination screenings for primary pupils

By Chuah Bee Kim - Friday, July 22, 2016 - 21:27

BATU PAHAT: The Education Ministry fully supports the Health Ministry's call for primary school pupils to undergo vaccination screening in light of the recent rise in diphtheria cases.

TMJ vows to clean up Malaysian football 'all by himself'

By DEVINDER SINGH - Friday, July 22, 2016 - 18:28

KUALA LUMPUR: Johor Darul Ta'zim football club owner Tunku Ismail Sultan Ibrahim has vowed to clean up alleged corruption in Malaysian football by himself, without involving investigative authorities.

Police will approve rallies if they adhere to the law, says Deputy IGP

By HANI SHAMIRA SHAHRUDIN - Friday, July 22, 2016 - 18:20

KUALA LUMPUR: Police will help facilitate any peaceful gathering if it is in accordance with the law, says Deputy Inspector-General of Police Tan Sri Noor Rashid Ibrahim.

MH370 search suspended until credible evidence emerges, says Liow

By AZURA ABAS and FAZLEENA AZIZ - Friday, July 22, 2016 - 17:15

PUTRAJAYA: The search for Malaysia Airlines MH370 wil be suspended indefinitely upon completion of the 120,000 sq km search area in the southern Indian Ocean.

Female RTD staff jailed four years for masterminding RM754k armed robbery

By Shanti Gunaratnam - Friday, July 22, 2016 - 16:04

KUALA LUMPUR: The Road Transport Department (RTD) clerk, who masterminded the recent RM754,840 armed heist at its Wangsa Maju branch, was today sentenced to four years jail by the Sessions Court.

Najib's position as PM safe despite 1MDB issue, says IDEAS

By Awaina Arbee - Friday, July 22, 2016 - 14:11

KUALA LUMPUR: Datuk Seri Najib Razak’s position as Prime Minister is secure despite action initiated by the United States and Singapore authorities over assets linked to 1Malaysia Development Bhd (1MDB).