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MH17: US reaffirms commitment to work with JIT [VIDEO]

By Bernama - Thursday, 29 September 2016.

KUALA LUMPUR: The United States today reaffirmed its commitment that it will continue to work with the Joint Investigation Team investigating the downing of Malaysia Airlines flight MH17.


Bukit Merah Laketown Resort pledges full cooperation in rotavirus investigation

By NABILAH HAMUDIN - Thursday, September 29, 2016 - 15:27

BUKIT MERAH: The Bukit Merah Laketown Resort (BMLR) management has pledged their full cooperation to the authorities to investigate the source of the rotavirus infection which affected several visitors to its water park recently.

Najib expects 2016 to be a bumper year for FDIs

By RUPA DAMODARAN - Thursday, September 29, 2016 - 15:01

WISMAR (Hamburg): Foreign direct investments (FDIs) into Malaysia are expected to be particularly good this year, said Prime Minister Datuk Seri Najib Razak.

National Fatwa Council undecided on pregnancy termination for Zika patients

By HASHINI KAVISHTRI KANNAN - Thursday, September 29, 2016 - 14:43

PUTRAJAYA: The Health Ministry will carry on with its current scientific management of the Zika virus outbreak until the National Fatwa Council reaches its decision on the issue of infected pregnant women.

Bukit Merah waterpark ordered closed, 9 rotavirus cases reported [VIDEO]

By HASHINI KAVISHTRI KANNAN - Thursday, September 29, 2016 - 14:08

PUTRAJAYA: The Perak State Health Department has ordered the temporary closure of Taman Bukit Merah Lake Town after nine cases of rotavirus infection traced to the recreational park were reported.

MH17: Malaysia remains single-minded to prosecute those responsible

By Bernama - Thursday, September 29, 2016 - 10:20

PUTRAJAYA: Malaysia remains single-minded in its pursuit to prosecute those who are responsible for the downing of Malaysia Airlines flight MH17 through appropriate effective prosecution mechanism, said Transport Minister Datuk Seri Liow Tiong Lai.

Malaysia calls for improved safety in global civil aviation

By Bernama - Thursday, September 29, 2016 - 09:59

KUALA LUMPUR: Malaysia has reiterated its appeal for countries to enhance standards and strengthen international cooperation to improve safety and security in global civil aviation.

33-door longhouse near Bintulu goes up in smoke

By Goh Pei Pei - Thursday, September 29, 2016 - 09:07

BINTULU: A 33-door longhouse was completely destroyed in a fire near here last night.

Stop playing blame game, Adnan tells Eimarace organisers

By NOR AIN MOHAMED RADHI - Thursday, September 29, 2016 - 08:54

KUANTAN: The Pahang state government has called for parties involved in the deadly buggy race crash on Sunday to stop playing the blame game.

Teen kills father, opens fire on South Carolina schoolyard -police

By Reuters - Thursday, September 29, 2016 - 08:43

CHARLESTON: A 14-year-old South Carolina boy shot and killed his father then drove to an elementary school where he opened fire with a handgun, wounding two children and a teacher before being tackled by a firefighter who held him for police, authorities said on Wednesday.

Zahid: Esscom info could be leaked out to enemies

By FAZLEENA AZIZ and FAIRUZ MOHD SHAHAR - Wednesday, September 28, 2016 - 23:47

PUTRAJAYA: The government is not ruling out the possibility that information from officers and agencies under the Eastern Sabah Security Command (Esscom) are being channelled to the enemies.

I did not commit to any date on election: Najib

By Bernama - Wednesday, September 28, 2016 - 23:42

WISMAR (Germany): Prime Minister Datuk Seri Najib Tun Razak today clarified a misreporting by a wire news agency on his comments on calling an election.

Khairy dismisses reports his ministry to blame for EIMARACE tragedy

By ARNAZ M. KHAIRUL - Wednesday, September 28, 2016 - 21:34

KUALA LUMPUR: The Motorsports Association of Malaysia's (MAM) fate, as far as its registration is concerned, will only be decided once investigations into the EIMARACE tragedy in Kuantan last Sunday are completed.

Malaysia will see those responsible for downing MH17 punished, pledges Najib

By A. Jalil Hamid - Wednesday, September 28, 2016 - 21:23

WISMAR (Germany): Malaysia will see to it that those responsible for the downing of Malaysia Airlines Flight MH17 will be punished, Prime Minister Datuk Seri Najib Razak said today.

PM Najib wants German-Malaysian cooperation to go beyond maritime industry

By A. Jalil Hamid - Wednesday, September 28, 2016 - 20:23

SCHWERIN (Germany): Prime Minister Datuk Seri Najib Razak today visited the northern German state of Mecklenburg-Vorpommern, where Malaysia's Genting Group plans to build the world's biggest cruise ship.

Dutch probe: MH17 downed by launcher from Russia

By AP - Wednesday, September 28, 2016 - 19:58

NIEUWEGEIN: Dutch-led criminal investigators said Wednesday they have solid evidence that a Malaysian jet was shot down by a Buk missile moved into eastern Ukraine from Russia.

MH17 victims families told missile launched from pro-Russian rebel territory

By Agencies - Wednesday, September 28, 2016 - 19:26

AMSTERDAM: A man whose cousin was killed in the downing of Malaysia Airlines MH17 in 2014 said international prosecutors had determined that the missile that downed the airliner was launched from territory held by pro-Russian rebels in eastern Ukraine.

Dutch investigators to give results of MH17 criminal probe

By AP - Wednesday, September 28, 2016 - 18:49

NIEUWEGEIN: Relatives of victims of the shooting-down of a Malaysia Airlines jetliner over Ukraine more than two years ago were gathering Wednesday to learn the preliminary results of a Dutch-led criminal probe of the disaster that claimed 298 lives.

Study: Only one psychiatrist per 100,000 mental patients in Malaysia

By HASHINI KAVISHTRI KANNAN - Wednesday, September 28, 2016 - 17:27

PUTRAJAYA: Malaysia has an average ratio of one psychiatrist for every 100,000 mental patients.

Third generation Proton Saga launched, priced from RM36,800

By CBT - Wednesday, September 28, 2016 - 16:52

SHAH ALAM: Proton Holdings Bhd has launched the third generation Proton Saga today, reinvigorating a brand name that spearheaded the birth of the brand 31 years ago.

Public tip-offs helped RTD nab 2,522 motorists who abused emergency lane

By SITI NURSURAYA ALI - Wednesday, September 28, 2016 - 16:34

KUALA LUMPUR: More than 2,500 motorists are set to be hauled to court for misusing the emergency lane between May 22 to Sept 26 this year.

Terengganu initiate talks with Petronas over oil royalty

By ADRIAN DAVID - Wednesday, September 28, 2016 - 16:22

KUALA TERENGGANU: Terengganu has initiated negotiations with national oil corporation Petronas on issues relating to oil royalty, said Menteri Besar Ahmad Razif Abdul Rahman.

Canada approves $8 bln LNG plant, but Petronas to review project

By Reuters - Wednesday, September 28, 2016 - 14:32

RICHMOND/ KUALA LUMPUR: Malaysia’s Petronas said on Wednesday that it would review a proposed C$11 billion ($8.3 billion) liquefied natural gas plant in western Canada that was approved by Ottawa following a three-year wait.

Tian Chua jailed three months for sedition

By Shanti Gunaratnam - Wednesday, September 28, 2016 - 13:01

KUALA LUMPUR: Batu MP and PKR vice-president Tian Chua was today sentenced to three months jail and fined RM1,800 in default of six months jail by the Sessions Court for uttering seditious words at a forum, three years ago.

Gunmen abduct Malaysian in Semporna waters

By AVILA GERALDINE - Wednesday, September 28, 2016 - 12:56

KOTA KINABALU: A Malaysian has been abducted while fishing in Semporna waters during curfew hours, last night.

Dutch-led team to release initial MH17 criminal probe

By AFP - Wednesday, September 28, 2016 - 12:32

THE HAGUE: A Dutch-led international team of criminal investigators on Wednesday will release initial findings into the downing of Malaysia Airlines flight MH17 amid growing frustration among relatives over the probe’s pace.

German firm eyes Silterra

By A. Jalil Hamid - Wednesday, September 28, 2016 - 11:00

BERLIN: German wafer fab giant X-Fab Silicon Foundaries is looking at Khazanah Nasional Bhd’s wafer fab company Silterra Malaysia Sdn Bhd in Kulim as a possible acquisition target.

Malaysia may consider sending more students to Germany - Najib

By Bernama - Wednesday, September 28, 2016 - 09:55

BERLIN: Malaysia may consider sending more of its citizens to further their studies in Germany, said Malaysian Prime Minister Datuk Seri Najib Tun Razak.

Satellite Pipeline ties up with AWS Schafer to build workshop in Pahang

By RUPA DAMODARAN - Tuesday, September 27, 2016 - 17:35

BERLIN: Satellite Pipeline Sdn Bhd has tied up with German pipe machine leader AWS Schafer Technologie GmbH to start a steel and pipe heat induction bending workshop in Pahang.

Greenpeace blocks Malaysian palm oil company IOI at Rotterdam Port

By Reuters - Tuesday, September 27, 2016 - 16:51

AMSTERDAM: Greenpeace activists on Tuesday blocked operations of Malaysian palm oil trader IOI at Rotterdam Port, accusing it of forest destruction and child labour, but other traffic at Europe’s busiest port was unaffected, a port spokesman said.

Selangor water woes to be sorted out in 24 hours, pollution source a mystery

By FRANCIS DASS - Tuesday, September 27, 2016 - 15:40

PUTRAJAYA: The Ministry of Energy, Green Technology and Water (KeTTHA) expects to see the water disruption in Selangor sorted out within the next 24 hours.