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Malaysian Examinations Board lodges police reports on alleged leak of UPSR Tamil and Mathematics papers

By Rozanna Latiff - Sunday, September 21, 2014 - 18:24

KUALA LUMPUR: The Malaysian Examinations Board (MEB) has lodged police reports alleging that two more Ujian Pencapaian Sekolah Rendah (UPSR) papers have been leaked, police said today.

MH17: Families of German victims to sue Ukraine

Sunday, September 21, 2014 - 16:53

BERLIN: Survivors of German victims of Malaysian Airlines flight MH17 downed over Ukraine plan to sue the country and its president for manslaughter by negligence in 298 cases, the lawyer representing them said on Sunday.

Asian Games: Badminton legend Lee slams court lighting

Sunday, September 21, 2014 - 16:32

INCHEON, South Korea: Malaysia’s world badminton number one Lee Chong Wei slammed the court conditions in Incheon Sunday, saying that the lights were too bright and causing problems for players.

ONLINE EXCLUSIVE: Dikir barat used to disseminate info to the masses

Sunday, September 21, 2014 - 14:26

TUMPAT: Dikir barat, a musical form that involves singing in groups is a must at each ceramah organised by contesting political parties in the Pengkalan Kubor by-election here to draw a bigger crowd.

Sabah to be on guard against IS threat

By Roy Goh - Sunday, September 21, 2014 - 13:47

KOTA KINABALU: A bigger threat looms in the east coast of Sabah after militant groups from southern Philippines declared its support to the Islamic State of Iraq and Syria.

20 hurt in accident involving two buses

Sunday, September 21, 2014 - 12:31

PENANG: More than 20 hurt in an accident involving two factory buses ferrying workers near Penang bridge.

DPM: Gov’t to show proof it doesn’t owe oil royalty to Kelantan

Sunday, September 21, 2014 - 12:21

TUMPAT: Deputy Prime Minister Tan Sri Muhyiddin Yassin said he will get the approval of Datuk Seri Najib Razak to declassify the records of the special committee on petroleum to show that the federal government did not owe oil royalty to Kelantan.

PM Najib arrives in New York for UN General Assembly

Sunday, September 21, 2014 - 09:56

NEW YORK: Prime Minister Datuk Seri Najib arrived here Saturday (Sunday in Malaysia) for a working visit to the United Nations General Assembly.

Quakes destroy or damage 83 houses in Philippines

Saturday, September 20, 2014 - 21:50

MANILA, Philippines: A series of earthquakes have destroyed 17 houses and damaged 66 others in a southern Philippine town, slightly injuring three people.

Malaysia confident of securing UNSC non-permanent member seat: Anifah

Saturday, September 20, 2014 - 17:34

NEW YORK: Malaysia has expressed confidence in securing a non-permanent member seat on the United Nations Security Council for the 2015-2016 term.

Duo detained for smuggling rifles and ammunition in Langkawi

By Ili Shazwani and Mohamad Hussin - Saturday, September 20, 2014 - 14:49

ALOR STAR: Police detained a couple, an African man and Thai woman for smuggling seven Italian-made Benelli Agro rifles and hundreds of rounds of ammunition of various types on Thursday.

Curfew in Esszone extended

Saturday, September 20, 2014 - 12:23

KOTA KINABALU: The dusk-to-dawn curfew at six districts in the Eastern Sabah Safety Zone (Esszone) has been extended to Oct 5.

Statement from Selangor palace

By Datuk Mohamad Munir Bani - Saturday, September 20, 2014 - 08:06

“I WAS commanded by His Royal Highness The Sultan of Selangor to offer an explanation, denying the statement made by Datuk Seri Anwar Ibrahim in local newspapers that the convention of submitting one name for the menteri besar post has been practised since the country achieved its independence in 1

Take a stand against cruelty

Saturday, September 20, 2014 - 08:05

IN less than a fortnight, people from all walks of life around the globe will be celebrating World Animal Day on Oct 4. Animal welfare organisations and other related agencies worldwide are busy preparing to celebrate this day, which is dedicated to animals and those who care for them.

Three kids need help for surgeries

Saturday, September 20, 2014 - 08:05

KUALA LUMPUR: Three children are hoping that the generosity of Malaysians would not only help them to undergo heart surgeries but would eventually allow them to have an active and healthy future.

Kelantan govt should be audited, says Muhyiddin

By SYED UMAR ARIFF - Saturday, September 20, 2014 - 01:15

TUMPAT: The Kelantan government should be audited for a string of mega state projects it has announced, but yet to take-off.