PUTRAJAYA: Barisan Nasional (BN) will only field a winnable and likeable candidate for the Sungai Besar parliamentary by-election, said Umno vice-president Datuk Seri Ahmad Zahid Hamidi.
CAIRO: The EgyptAir jet that disappeared last week did not show technical problems before taking off from Paris, sources within the Egyptian investigation committee said late on Tuesday.
GEORGE TOWN: The cancellation of a proposed undersea tunnel will result in a hefty loss to the Penang government, said Penang MCA liaison committee secretary Dr Tan Chuan Hong.
MANILA: A Malaysian naval patrol detained three Philippine fishermen for encroaching in territorial waters in the disputed Spratlys this month, the Philippine military said on Tuesday, in what may be the first such incident involving Southeast Asian neighbours.
KUALA LUMPUR: Malaysians waste 15,000 tonnes of food daily, including 3,000 tonnes that is still fit for consumption and should not be discarded.
YANGON: At least 11 people died in a landslide in a remote jade mining region of northern Myanmar with many more feared missing, authorities said Tuesday, the latest deadly incident to hit the shadowy industry.
BUKIT KAYU HITAM: Officers and personnel under the Malaysian Border Control Agency (Aksem) will be rotated every six and three months, respectively, as a move to combat incidences of smuggling and human trafficking at the country's borders.
KUALA LUMPUR: The Education Ministry is setting up indicators to determine whether the country is prepared to implement the condition of a compulsory pass in English Language in the Sijil Pelajaran Malaysia (SPM) examination.
PUTRAJAYA: A taskforce has been formed to probe into a possible element of sabotage in the enforcement of the Malaysian Immigration System (myIMMs).
KUALA LUMPUR: Climate change heated up the Dewan Rakyat today when Natural Resources and Environment Minister Datuk Seri Dr Wan Junaidi Tuanku Jaafar scolded an Opposition lawmaker for being ‘stupid’.
KUALA LUMPUR: The report by Public Accounts Committee (PAC) on the 1Malaysia Development Berhad (1MDB) had cleared Prime Minister Datuk Seri Najib Razak from any wrongdoing.
KUALA LUMPUR: All rivers in the country, including those at serious risk of being severely polluted, will have a minimum buffer zone of 20m on both sides of the riverbank.
KUALA LUMPUR: River buffer zones must host native flora and function as habitats for fauna.
KUALA LUMPUR: The sectors that are heavily dependent on foreign labour can expect to be hit by another round of operational problems as more of these workers are quitting, packing up and leaving the country.
ROME: Italian vessels have helped rescue more than 2,600 migrants from boats trying to reach Europe from North Africa in the last 24 hours, the coastguard said on Monday, indicating that numbers are rising as the weather warms up.
JOHOR BAHARU: Two youths from Universiti Teknologi Malaysia (UTM), Skudai, successfully scaled the world’s highest peak, Mount Everest, at 11.45am local time, today.
IPOH: Deputy Prime Minister Datuk Seri Dr Ahmad Zahid Hamidi today said they believed that the enforcement of the Malaysian Immigration System (myIMMs) by the Immigration Department has been sabotaged.
KUALA LUMPUR: Tourism Malaysia chairman Wee Choo Keong has hit back at allegations that his conduct at the recent BITE (Beijing International Tourism Exhibition) was "over the top."
SEPANG: The Selangor Road Transport Department (RTD) has arrested 31 illegal taxi touts at the Kuala Lumpur International Airport (KLIA) and klia2 from January to May 21 this year.
KUALA TERENGGANU: Prime Minister Datuk Seri Najib Razak today announced a RM2.5 million allocation for the development of the 'pondok' schools institution in the country.
HANOI: The United States has fully lifted its ban on weapons sales to Vietnam, President Barack Obama announced on Monday during a visit to Hanoi, unpicking a decades-old embargo on the one-time enemy.
KUALA LUMPUR: Transport Minister Datuk Seri Liow Tiong Lai has demanded an explanation from Tourism Malaysia chairman Wee Choo Keong for allegedly ordering the removal of an AirAsia bunting at the recent 4th China (Beijing) International Tourism Expo 2016.
KUALA LUMPUR: The falling value of the ringgit has driven foreign workers to seek greener pastures elsewhere instead of Malaysia, said Deputy Home Minister Datuk Nur Jazlan Mohamed.
KUALA LUMPUR: The Eastern Sabah Security Command (ESSCom) crippled 15 kidnap attempts at the Eastern Sabah Security Zone (Esszone) since 2014, said Minister in the Prime Minister’s Department Datuk Seri Shahidan Kassim.
IPOH: Police have identified the whereabouts of Islamic State (IS) leader Zainuri Kamaruddin, who has vowed to bring the terror group's campaign to Malaysia.
KUALA LUMPUR: Members of Parliament should be given allocations help upgrade futsal courts all over the country.
KUALA LUMPUR: AirAsia’s Group CEO Tony Fernandes today alleged that Tourism Malaysia chairman, Wee Choo Keong has been “tormenting” the national budget airlines for “many years.”
KUALA LUMPUR: Malaysia will face a serious shortage of human capital in science fields as the target for students enrolling in the stream is not being met annually at the school and tertiary levels.
KUALA LUMPUR: The threat posed by the man who has vowed to bring the Islamic State’s terror campaign to Malaysia has taken a new and dangerous dimension.
CAIRO: Egypt sent a submarine Sunday to join the hunt for the flight recorders from the EgyptAir jetliner that crashed in the Mediterranean and killed all 66 people aboard, while hundreds of Coptic Christian mourners filled a church in Cairo to pray for their relatives among the dead.
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