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Malaysia confident of securing UNSC non-permanent member seat: Anifah

Saturday, September 20, 2014 - 17:34

NEW YORK: Malaysia has expressed confidence in securing a non-permanent member seat on the United Nations Security Council for the 2015-2016 term.

Duo detained for smuggling rifles and ammunition in Langkawi

By Ili Shazwani and Mohamad Hussin - Saturday, September 20, 2014 - 14:49

ALOR STAR: Police detained a couple, an African man and Thai woman for smuggling seven Italian-made Benelli Agro rifles and hundreds of rounds of ammunition of various types on Thursday.

Curfew in Esszone extended

Saturday, September 20, 2014 - 12:23

KOTA KINABALU: The dusk-to-dawn curfew at six districts in the Eastern Sabah Safety Zone (Esszone) has been extended to Oct 5.

Statement from Selangor palace

By Datuk Mohamad Munir Bani - Saturday, September 20, 2014 - 08:06

“I WAS commanded by His Royal Highness The Sultan of Selangor to offer an explanation, denying the statement made by Datuk Seri Anwar Ibrahim in local newspapers that the convention of submitting one name for the menteri besar post has been practised since the country achieved its independence in 1

Take a stand against cruelty

Saturday, September 20, 2014 - 08:05

IN less than a fortnight, people from all walks of life around the globe will be celebrating World Animal Day on Oct 4. Animal welfare organisations and other related agencies worldwide are busy preparing to celebrate this day, which is dedicated to animals and those who care for them.

Three kids need help for surgeries

Saturday, September 20, 2014 - 08:05

KUALA LUMPUR: Three children are hoping that the generosity of Malaysians would not only help them to undergo heart surgeries but would eventually allow them to have an active and healthy future.

Kelantan govt should be audited, says Muhyiddin

By SYED UMAR ARIFF - Saturday, September 20, 2014 - 01:15

TUMPAT: The Kelantan government should be audited for a string of mega state projects it has announced, but yet to take-off.

Billboard crashes on cars in storm

By BALVIN KAUR AND MUHAMAD SYAKIR ABDUL WAHAB - Friday, September 19, 2014 - 21:17

GEORGE TOWN: Four cars were badly damaged after a giant billboard collapsed on them during a heavy storm.

Maintain high integrity of profession despite arrests over UPSR leaks, teachers told

By Nik Imran Abdullah - Friday, September 19, 2014 - 17:19

TUMPAT: Deputy Prime Minister Tan Sri Muhyiddin Yassin said teachers should maintain the high integrity of their profession despite the arrests of their peers over the leak of UPSR examination papers.

Scots reject independence in historic vote

Friday, September 19, 2014 - 14:39

EDINBURGH, Scotland: Scottish voters have rejected independence, deciding to remain part of the United Kingdom after a historic referendum that shook the country to its core.

Scottish voters have rejected independence, results show

Friday, September 19, 2014 - 13:20

EDINBURGH: Scottish voters have rejected independence, results showed on Friday.

Listen to Najib’s advice on Sound Cloud

By Sarah Rahim - Friday, September 19, 2014 - 12:36

KUALA LUMPUR: Prime Minister Datuk Seri Najib Razak posted an audio track on his blog about upholding the law and action against perpetrators that could undermine the nation's sovereignty.

Adam Adli gets 12 months in prison for seditious remarks

Friday, September 19, 2014 - 10:59

KUALA LUMPUR: Activist Adam Adli Abd Halim was sentenced to 12 months in prison by the Sessions Court for making seditious remarks at a ceramah in May last year.

Customs director pleads not guilty to accepting bribes

By KHAIRAH N.KARIM - Friday, September 19, 2014 - 10:50

KUALA LUMPUR: Perak Customs director Datuk Mohd Nasir Said was charged at the Sessions Court with eight counts of accepting RM80,000.

MH17: Remains of Tambi Jiee’s children flown to Kuching

By Azura Abas - Friday, September 19, 2014 - 09:07

SEPANG: The remains of Muhammad Afzal Tambi and Marsha Azmeena Tambi, both of whom were children of Tambi Jiee, who also died in the same tragedy were ready to be flown to their hometown in Kuching, Sarawak.

Vote counting begins in Scotland on independence

Friday, September 19, 2014 - 07:28

EDINBURGH, Scotland (AP) — The polls have closed and vote counting is underway in Scotland’s historic referendum on whether to end the country’s 307-year-old union with England.