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Kim killing: Next-of-kin yet to come forward; Only one autopsy performed

By FAREZZA HANUM RASHID AND ARFA YUNUS - Tuesday, 21 February 2017.

KUALA LUMPUR: The next-of-kin of assassinated North Korean Kim Jong-nam have yet to come forward to assist Malaysian authorities in identifying the victim.


N. Korean ambassador's remarks "diplomatically rude": Najib

By SYED UMAR ARIFF - Tuesday, February 21, 2017 - 17:33

KUALA LUMPUR: Malaysia will not be a pawn of any country, said Prime Minister Datuk Seri Najib Razak, amidst an escalating row with North Korea over the probe into the murder of Kim Jong-nam.

Kim killing: Vietnam verifying info on passport holder held in Msia

By Bernama - Tuesday, February 21, 2017 - 16:04

HANOI: Vietnam is verifying information about a woman carrying a Vietnamese passport arrested by Malaysian police over the murder of North Korean Kim Jong-nam in Malaysia on Feb 13, Vietnam News Agency reported.

South Korea rejects North's claim of collusion with Malaysia over Jong-nam's death

By Bernama - Tuesday, February 21, 2017 - 14:53

SEOUL: South Korea's Ministry of Unification on Tuesday rejected North Korea's claim that Malaysia colluded with Seoul in investigating the death of the half-brother of North Korean leader Kim Jong-un, South Korea's Yonhap news agency reported.

Viral social media post on rotavirus outbreak rattles Malacca

By Kelly Koh - Tuesday, February 21, 2017 - 14:12

MALACCA: Health authorities here are investigating the source of a possible rotavirus cluster infection in the state – but advised members of the public not to panic over unfounded social media reports alleging that cases of the disease have been officially confirmed.

Jong-nam murder: Aishah's Serang-to-Sepang misadventure baffles family

By Bernama - Tuesday, February 21, 2017 - 14:05

SERANG: The family of Siti Aishah, arrested over the killing of North Korean Kim Jong-nam near Kuala Lumpur, is surprised that she had gone to Malaysia.

Don't cast doubt on Malaysia's forensic team abilities, says Health Minister

By THARANYA ARUMUGAM - Tuesday, February 21, 2017 - 12:50

KUALA LUMPUR: Health Minister Datuk Seri Dr S. Subramaniam today stressed that no country should cast any doubt on the ability of Malaysia's forensic team to conduct the autopsy process of Kim Jong-nam.

Former Rural Ministry Sec-Gen, son, charged with corruption [VIDEO]

By KHAIRAH N. KARIM - Tuesday, February 21, 2017 - 12:25

KUALA LUMPUR: Former Rural and Regional Development Ministry secretary-general Datuk Mohd Arif Ab Rahman will stand trial on a corruption charge involving about RM627,833, along with his son.

Mosquito bike: Give kids a chance to achieve dream, says ex-national athlete

By ARNAZ M. KHAIRUL - Tuesday, February 21, 2017 - 12:02

MALACCA: IT was 2001 and the public was complaining about the rampant mosquito bicycle gatherings causing havoc in Kuala Terengganu.

Kim killing: Stafoc vehicles seen leaving HKL; Security tight

By Farezza Hanum Rashid - Tuesday, February 21, 2017 - 11:41

KUALA LUMPUR: Four Special Task Force on Organised Crime (Stafoc) cars were seen leaving the Forensic Department of Hospital Kuala Lumpur (HKL) at about 10.20am this morning.

Armed guards at Kim morgue, reports say son arrives for body

By AFP - Tuesday, February 21, 2017 - 11:11

KUALA LUMPUR: Malaysian armed guards on Tuesday stood watch at the hospital holding the body of Kim Jong-Nam, the assassinated half-brother of North Korea’s leader, amid reports his son had come to Kuala Lumpur to claim the remains.

ABM: Beware of bogus calls from "banks" on credit cards

By Bernama - Tuesday, February 21, 2017 - 09:55

KUALA LUMPUR: The Association of Banks in Malaysia (ABM) yesterday warned the public of bogus calls being made using its own hotline number, 1-300-88-9980, allegedly by a bank representative concerning credit card usage.

Kelantan man jailed 48 years for repeated rapes of two young nieces

By Bernama - Tuesday, February 21, 2017 - 09:23

KOTA BARU: For raping his two underaged nieces, who were 15 and 16 years old in 2015, a man was sentenced to 48 years’ jail and 50 strokes of the rotan by the Kota Baru sessions court yesterday.

PJ man charged with breaking wife's nose, battering two daughters

By Bernama - Tuesday, February 21, 2017 - 09:19

PETALING JAYA: A lorry driver claimed trial in the lower courts yesterday to domestic violence and gross indecency.

Security tightened at HKL; Still no sign of Kim Jong-nam's son

By LAILI ISMAIL - Tuesday, February 21, 2017 - 08:52

KUALA LUMPUR: Police presence at the National Forensic Medicine Institute at Kuala Lumpur Hospital (HKL), where Kim Jong-nam’s body is being kept, suddenly intensified late yesterday evening.

Johor MACC arrests two religious officers for allegedly taking bribes

By Bernama - Tuesday, February 21, 2017 - 00:07

JOHOR BAHRU: The Johor branch of the Malaysian Anti-Corruption Commission (MACC) today detained two senior officers of the Johor State Islamic Religious Department (JAINJ) suspected of being involved in corruption and abuse of power for personal gain.

Media sent on wild goose chase at KLIA2 over rumours of Jong-nam's son's arrival

By HASHINI KAVISHTRI KANNAN and RAHMAT KHAIRULRIJAL - Monday, February 20, 2017 - 23:09

SEPANG: The media were sent on a wild goose chase today when their wait for the arrival of the Kim Jong-nam's son at the Kuala Lumpur International Airport 2 (klia2) today proved fruitless.

Jong-nam murder: Suggestion that Malaysia colluding with foreign govt 'an insult'

By NST ONLINE - Monday, February 20, 2017 - 22:49

KUALA LUMPUR: Foreign Minister Datuk Seri Anifah Aman today took North Korean ambassador to Malaysia, Kang Chol, to task for suggesting that Malaysia is in collusion with a foreign government in its investigation into the murder of Kim Jong-nam.

Son of murdered North Korean due in Malaysia: Airline source, media report

By Reuters - Monday, February 20, 2017 - 20:41

KUALA LUMPUR: The son of Kim Jong-nam, the estranged half-brother of the North Korean leader who was murdered in Kuala Lumpur last week, will arrive in the Malaysian capital late today, according to an airline source and a media report.

Kim assassination: Police mulling action over leak of klia2 CCTV footage

By Bernama - Monday, February 20, 2017 - 19:04

KUALA LUMPUR: Police are mulling action over the leak of a CCTV recording connected to the death of Kim Jong-nam, the elder brother of North Korea's leader, Kim Jong-un.

Do not blame PM for Johor teen cycling tragedy: Education Minister

By Nur Aqidah Azizi - Monday, February 20, 2017 - 17:21

SEREMBAN: Prime Minister Datuk Seri Najib Razak should not be blamed for deadly tragedies that occur in the country.

Asians should change negative mindset about vocational training

By OLIVIA MIWIL - Monday, February 20, 2017 - 17:17

KOTA KINABALU: Asian parents should not be averse to their children being chosen for Technical and Vocational Education and Training (TVET), as the path could lead to gainful employment and a successful, fulfilling career.

Jong-nam assassination: Najib says 'no' to N. Korea demand for joint investigation

By ADRIAN LAI - Monday, February 20, 2017 - 17:08

KUALA LUMPUR: Prime Minister Datuk Seri Najib Razak has shot down North Korea’s demand for a joint investigation to be conducted into the assassination of Kim Jong-nam, half-brother of North Korean leader Kim Jong-un.

Jong-nam assassination: We no longer trust Malaysian investigation, says North Korea [VIDEO]

By AINA NASA - Monday, February 20, 2017 - 16:17

KUALA LUMPUR: North Korea wants a joint investigation to be conducted into the assassination of Kim Jong-nam, half-brother of North Korean leader Kim Jong-un, and said it has lost trust in the Malaysian investigation.

Royal 'decree' on nighttime curfew for minors in Johor is fake, says Johor palace

By Ahmad Fairuz Othman - Monday, February 20, 2017 - 15:28

JOHOR BARU: The Johor palace today denied issuing any statement on a supposed nighttime curfew to be imposed on those under 18-years-old in the state, following a tragic accident that killed eight teen cyclists in Johor Baru on Saturday.

Mosquito bike deaths: Tragedy unnerves many

By BALVIN KAUR and HIDIR REDUAN - Monday, February 20, 2017 - 13:15

GEORGE TOWN: The accident that killed eight teenage boys, who were riding mosquito bikes in Johor Baru on Saturday, have shaken parents around the country.

Environmental Education mooted as new subject in schools, universities

By THARANYA ARUMUGAM - Monday, February 20, 2017 - 13:08

KUALA LUMPUR: The Natural Resources and Environment Ministry hopes to introduce Environmental Education in schools and universities to help develop civic mindedness and increase awareness on environmental issues.

SSM flooded with complaints not within its power to address

By MELISSA DARLYNE CHOW - Monday, February 20, 2017 - 12:27

KUALA LUMPUR: The Companies Commission of Malaysia (SSM) today advised the public, when filing complaints, to make sure that they are dealing with the relevant ministries or agencies.

Tense atmosphere in Wisma Putra as North Korean ambassador summoned

By NOORSILA ABD MAJID - Monday, February 20, 2017 - 12:17

PUTRAJAYA: The atmosphere is tense in Wisma Putra as North Korean ambassador to Malaysia, Kang Chol, arrived here this morning after being summoned by Wisma Putra, following his criticism on Malaysia for refusing to release the body of Kim Jong-nam.

Stateless cyclist has high citizenship hopes this week

By MELISSA DARLYNE CHOW - Monday, February 20, 2017 - 12:04

KUALA LUMPUR: German-born stateless cyclist Muhammad Justin Felix Nagel’s nine-year wait to become a Malaysian citizen may soon be over.

City Hall admits to damaging delivery man's bike

By Seri Nor Nadiah Koris - Monday, February 20, 2017 - 11:52

KUALA LUMPUR: City Hall has admitted that it caused damage to a delivery man’s bicycle when it was seized for a parking infringement here on Monday.