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Caging the mentally-challenged isn't normal, says Women's Minister

By Veena Babulal - Monday, 24 October 2016.

KUALA LUMPUR: Caging the mentally-challenged is not “normal practice” for welfare homes.


Is Formula One on its way out from Malaysia?

By ARMAN AHMAD - Monday, October 24, 2016 - 23:31

KUALA LUMPUR: Sepang International Circuit (SIC) chief executive officer Datuk Ahmad Razlan Ahmad Razali has suggested that it could be beneficial for Malaysia to "take a break" from hosting the Formula One races.

Khairy: Malaysia should 'take a break' from hosting F1 race

By NST ONLINE - Monday, October 24, 2016 - 20:53

KUALA LUMPUR: Youth and Sports Minister Khairy Jamaluddin today expressed his support for a temporary halt to Malaysia hosting the Formula 1 races.

Health Ministry clarifies: Multiple vaccinations a day do NOT cause autism

By HASHINI KAVISHTRI KANNAN - Monday, October 24, 2016 - 19:32

PUTRAJAYA: Giving children more than one vaccination jab a day does not lead to adverse effects such as autism.

Sabah graft probe: RM8.4 million cash seized so far by MACC in second phase

By AVILA GERALDINE - Monday, October 24, 2016 - 18:55

KOTA KINABALU: Another engineer was picked up by the Malaysian Anti-Corruption Commission (MACC) to facilitate its ongoing investigation into a multi-million ringgit probe concerning the Sabah Water Department.

Batu Gajah welfare home, accused of 'caging up' residents, denies wrongdoing

By Raja Khalidatul Asrin - Monday, October 24, 2016 - 17:58

BATU GAJAH: A home for the disabled in Batu Gajah has been accused by netizens of caging up its residents ‘like animals’.

Malaysians losing their taste for shark fin soup, says WWF

By OLIVIA MIWIL - Monday, October 24, 2016 - 17:08

KOTA KINABALU: Though Malaysia is one of the world’s top consumers of shark fin soup, the popularity of the dish fell by almost fifty per cent over the last six months, and the downward trend is expected to continue in the coming year, said World Wildlife Fund Malaysia (WWF) marine head Dr Robecca J

Furious Pandikar says he knew of planned Opposition walkout a day before Budget tabling

By AINA NASA - Monday, October 24, 2016 - 15:58

KUALA LUMPUR: Dewan Rakyat Speaker Tan Sri Pandikar Amin Mulia today claimed that he knew of the Opposition’s planned walkout a day before the tabling of the 2017 Budget.

EPU, UKAS cut ties with companies which had sponsored Bersih rallies

By TASNIM LOKMAN - Monday, October 24, 2016 - 15:38

KUALA LUMPUR: The Economic Planning Unit (EPU) and the Public Private Partnership Unit (UKAS) have identified several companies which had sponsored the Bersih movement.

Unofficial US-N. Korea talks held in Malaysia

By AFP - Monday, October 24, 2016 - 15:20

SEOUL: A group of former US diplomats held closed door talks at the weekend with senior Pyongyang officials, even as international efforts gather pace to further isolate North Korea, diplomatically and economically.

Azmin: Luas already lodged a police report on Sungai Semenyih contamination

By FERNANDO FONG and SERI NOR NADIAH - Monday, October 24, 2016 - 14:44

KUALA LUMPUR: Selangor Menteri Besar Datuk Seri Azmin Ali today confirmed that a police report has been lodged over the issue surrounding the contamination of Sungai Semenyih.

Details of companies caught hiring illegals will soon be announced

By Azura Abas - Monday, October 24, 2016 - 14:21

PUTRAJAYA: Immigration Department director-general Datuk Seri Mustafar Ali plans to announce details of employers which have been caught hiring and harbouring illegal workers at the end of this month.

Kelantan defends 'dept heads on GLC boards' move


KOTA BARU: THE appointment of department directors to the board of state government-linked companies (GLCs) is nothing new and is a non-issue.

Sabah to lose tourism dollars if it allows shark population to decline

By OLIVIA MIWIL - Monday, October 24, 2016 - 13:03

KOTA KINABALU: Sabah will lose out to neighbouring countries in generating income in the tourism industry if it fails to conserve its shark population.

'Jungle' kids to join relatives in UK under EU's law on refugee claims

By ZAHARAH OTHMAN - Monday, October 24, 2016 - 11:03

CALAIS: Wahid manoeuvred the toy lorry on the mat in the Kitchen in Calais, where we had just had dinner. He moved it in a zigzag manner and sometimes revved it up.

Go look for your brother, mum told Zahbah

Monday, October 24, 2016 - 11:03

MUAR: After 13 years of waiting, relatives of Guantanamo Bay detainee Mohamed Nazir Lep, 40, have finally received the much-awaited news that restored their hopes of being reunited.

Prisoner's family pins hope on govt's promise

Monday, October 24, 2016 - 11:02

KUALA LUMPUR: Despite the news that only Mohamed Nazir Lep would be transferred back to Malaysia from the high-security United States prison in Guantanamo Bay, Cuba, the family of Mohd Farik Amin, the other detainee incarcerated there, is clinging on to the government’s promise to bring home thei

Waiting for 'prodigal sons' to return [VIDEO]

By ALIZA SHAH - Monday, October 24, 2016 - 11:00

KUALA LUMPUR: Two families, hundreds of kilometres apart, are harbouring the same hope.

All political funding disbursed by Najib to Umno divisions, says Annuar Musa

By ARNAZ M. KHAIRUL - Monday, October 24, 2016 - 00:59

MALACCA: All political funding channelled to Prime Minister Datuk Seri Najib Razak have been disbursed to Umno divisions accordingly, said Umno information chief Tan Sri Annuar Musa.

Tajuddin: Dr M "had a hand" in Opposition MPs walkout

By Nuradzimmah Daim - Sunday, October 23, 2016 - 23:11

IPOH: Tun Dr Mahathir Mohamad “had a hand” in the walkout staged by the Opposition MPs during the tabling of Budget 2017 by Prime Minister Datuk Seri Najib Razak.

435 investigation papers on sedition opened since 2010: Police

By Bernama - Sunday, October 23, 2016 - 20:47

KUALA LUMPUR: A total of 435 investigation papers have been opened under the Sedition Act 1948, between 2010 and Oct 14 this year.

N. Sembilan MB to Kumpulan Air Selangor: "Don't be too quick to blame others"

By ZAIDI ISHAM ISMAIL - Sunday, October 23, 2016 - 20:13

SEREMBAN: Negri Sembilan Menteri Besar Datuk Seri Mohamad Hasan has advised Kumpulan Air Selangor not to blame others for the closure of the Sungai Semenyih water treatment plant today.

Remand extension for 4, the Sabah Water Department corruption scandal continues

By AVILA GERALDINE - Sunday, October 23, 2016 - 19:31

KOTA KINABALU: Malaysian Anti-Corruption Commission (MACC) has obtained remand extension on four individuals to facilitate the on-going probe into the Sabah Water Department’s corruption scandal.

Former KL police chief Henry Chin dies

By Bernama - Sunday, October 23, 2016 - 19:11

KUALA LUMPUR: Former Kuala Lumpur police chief Tan Sri Henry Chin, 79, died at the University Malaya Medical Centre (UMMC) here due to a stroke this morning.

Source of Semenyih pollution narrowed down to Nilai, taps still dry in many districts

By DAWN CHAN - Sunday, October 23, 2016 - 18:47

SHAH ALAM: The source of odour pollution that caused the shutdown of the Sungai Semenyih water treatment plant this morning has been roughly pinpointed as Nilai in Negri Sembilan, the Selangor state government has confirmed.

BN not abandoning Vision 2020, leaders stated

By HANA NAZ HARUN - Sunday, October 23, 2016 - 18:40

KUALA LUMPUR: Malaysia’s new 30-year transformation plan, the 2050 National Transformation (TN50), was not designed to abandon Vision 2020.

MCA poised to open doors to non-Chinese members

By ADRIAN LAI - Sunday, October 23, 2016 - 17:30

KUALA LUMPUR: In an effort to widen its appeal among Malaysians, the MCA has announced plans to amend its constitution to pave the way for the entry of affiliate non-Chinese members.

Family of crane-accident victim need not repay study loan, says PTPTN

By Audrey Dermawan - Sunday, October 23, 2016 - 16:09

GEORGE TOWN: The National Higher Education Fund Corporation (PTPTN) has waived the payment on the remainder of Chin Khoon Sing’s study loan.

Don't point fingers Azmin, Johan brings up sand mining project, claims it could be the cause

By Hariz Mohd - Sunday, October 23, 2016 - 15:43

SHAH ALAM: Semenyih assemblyman Datuk Johan Abdul Aziz today lambasted Selangor Menteri Besar for blaming BN and Umno in Sungai Semenyih pollution case.

Health Deputy Minister: Full Paying Patient scheme misunderstood, not affecting subsidy

By Raja Khalidatul Asrin - Sunday, October 23, 2016 - 15:15

IPOH: Health Deputy Minister Datuk Seri Dr Hilmi Yahaya today said many quarters have misunderstood the Full Paying Patient (FPP) term by claiming it will end subsidies for patient seeking treatment at government hospitals.

Semenyih water treatment plant closed again over pollution woes, taps go dry in numerous areas

By SITI NURSURAYA ALI - Sunday, October 23, 2016 - 14:19

KUALA LUMPUR: Several areas in Petaling, Hulu Langat, Kuala Langat and Sepang are experiencing temporary water disruption due to the closure of the Sungai Semenyih water treatment plant following another case of odour pollution at 7.30am today.