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Miri geared up for mega celebration

Tuesday, September 16, 2014 - 08:12

MIRI: It is all systems go for the national-level mega celebration to herald the 51st anniversary of Malaysia’s establishment today.

‘All must know of nation’s past struggles’

Tuesday, September 16, 2014 - 08:11

KUALA LUMPUR: As the nation celebrates Malaysia Day, all Malaysians, regardless of race and background, must know of the country’s struggles and the success of nation building.

All set for 51st Malaysia Day celebration

Tuesday, September 16, 2014 - 07:23

MIRI: The 1Malaysia spirit was obvious from the enthusiasm displayed by participants at the national-level 51st Malaysia Day rehearsal here yesterday.

Pas muktamar to showcase advances in Johor overshadowed by Selangor crisis

By Shahrum Sayuthi - Tuesday, September 16, 2014 - 01:40

JOHOR BARU: The Pas’ 60th muktamar (annual general assembly), set to be held in Parit Salleh Ros in Parit Raja, Batu Pahat from Thursday till Saturday had an earlier than scheduled curtain raiser when its youth wing decided to start its meeting today.

DPM launches energy efficient Perodua Axia

By OOI TEE CHING - Monday, September 15, 2014 - 21:37

KUALA LUMPUR: Deputy Prime Minister Tan Sri Muhyiddin Yassin today launched Perodua Axia, the country's first energy efficient vehicle, which is designed for fuel efficiency of 21.6 km per litre.

Strengthen unity, Najib urges Malaysians ahead of Malaysia Day

By Ahmad Fairuz Othman - Monday, September 15, 2014 - 20:18

KUALA LUMPUR: Prime Minister Datuk Seri Najib has urged Malaysians to strengthen unity among their fellow countrymen to ward off unsavoury elements that are out to discord among the people.

ONLINE EXCLUSIVE: Flag war begins as candidates start their campaign rounds

By Azlan Abu Bakar - Monday, September 15, 2014 - 19:23

TUMPAT: The flag war in the Pengkalan Kubor by-election starts to heat up with contesting parties, Barisan Nasional and Pas jostling to put up the most number of flags and posters.

Three soldiers shot at army camp

By Zaid Salim - Monday, September 15, 2014 - 18:45

KUALA TERENGGANU: Three soldiers suffered injuries on their leg, abdomen and chest from gunshots when a weapon went off while one of them was cleaning it at the Seberang Takir army camp here yesterday.

20.9 mil medical rubber gloves for Ebola-plagued countries: PM

By Azura Abas - Monday, September 15, 2014 - 17:50

PUTRAJAYA: Malaysia will be sending more than 20.9 million medical rubber gloves to five African nations who are affected by the deadly Ebola virus outbreak since March.

Stop searching for leaked exam papers

By FAZLEENA AZIZ - Monday, September 15, 2014 - 17:15

GENTING HIGHLANDS: The UPSR exam paper leak fiacso has brought shame to the Education Ministry, which is revered as one of the best education system in the world, Deputy Prime Minister Tan Sri Muhyiddin Yassin said. Muhyiddin said parents and students should not be seeking leaked question papers and

No Ebola cases in the country

By ELVINA FERNANDEZ - Monday, September 15, 2014 - 16:29

KUALA LUMPUR: The Health Ministry today confirmed that there were no confirmed Ebola cases had been reported in the country.

Independent committee to review exams’ SOP

By Azura Abas - Monday, September 15, 2014 - 15:06

PUTRAJAYA: An independent committee would be established to look into reviewing the standard operating procedure ‎(SOP) for national examinations.

GST modernises country’s tax system

Monday, September 15, 2014 - 12:12

KUALA LUMPUR: Prime Minister Datuk Seri Najib Razak said Malaysians need to understand and appreciate why the implementation of the goods and services tax is good for the nation's economy.

DPM: Gov’t working on increasing women in decision-making posts

By Rozanna Latiff - Monday, September 15, 2014 - 11:24

KUALA LUMPUR: The government is looking into the possibility of setting up a "30 Per Cent Club", aimed at raising the number of women appointed to decision-making positions.

Update on UPSR leak: Headmaster, two teachers among four remanded

By Atiqa Hazellah - Monday, September 15, 2014 - 11:01

PUTRAJAYA: A headmaster was among four suspects remanded for four days by the Magistrates Court here today.

More than 200 feared drowned as boat sinks off Libyan coast

Monday, September 15, 2014 - 07:49

BENGHAZI: A boat packed with up to 250 African emigrants trying to reach European shores sank on Sunday off the Libyan coast and most are feared dead, a spokesman for the Libyan navy said.