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UTM says safety precautions taken at deadly buggy race in Kuantan

By Ahmad Fairuz Othman - Sunday, 25 September 2016.

JOHOR BARU: Universiti Teknologi Malaysia (UTM), which organised the Education Innovation Motorsports and Automotive Race (EIMARace) in Kuantan, Pahang that saw two spectators killed in an accident today, said it had taken all necessary safety precautions at the event.

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B40 group to be given emphasis in 2017 Budget

By MASRIWANIE MUHAMADING - Monday, September 26, 2016 - 00:54

ARAU: The government will continue to put emphasis on relieving the plight of the people, especially those of the Bottom 40 per cent (B40) income group in the 2017 Budget, said Deputy Finance Minister Datuk Othman Aziz.

Kuantan buggy crash: Father and daughter laid to rest in Bukit Ubi

By T.N.Alagesh - Sunday, September 25, 2016 - 23:24

KUANTAN: Some 200 people gathered at the Bukit Ubi Muslim cemetery here today for the burial of a father and daughter, who were killed after a racing buggy ploughed into them.

Najib en route to Germany for bilateral meeting with Merkel

By FAZLEENA AZIZ - Sunday, September 25, 2016 - 18:00

PUTRAJAYA: Prime Minister Datuk Seri Najib Razak will be making an official visit to Germany from Sept 26 to 28.

Water supply in Selangor, Putrajaya slowly returning to normal

By HASHINI KAVISHTRI KANNAN - Sunday, September 25, 2016 - 14:56

PUTRAJAYA: Water supply in four major districts, which were disrupted affecting 337,000 consumers, is slowly returning to normal.

Mangrove clearing leads to floods

By Seri Nor Nadiah Koris - Sunday, September 25, 2016 - 11:00

PANTAI REMIS: THE destruction of mangrove forests along the coastal areas is to be blamed for the recent floods that occurred during the high tide phenomenon in several states.

Maintain country's good name, Zahid tells M'sians abroad

By Roy Goh - Sunday, September 25, 2016 - 09:41

NEW YORK: Deputy Prime Minister Datuk Seri Ahmad Zahid Hamidi has reminded Malaysians living abroad to maintain the good name and image of the country.

Kit Siang denies spat between Guan Eng and Ambiga

By PHUAH KEN LIN - Sunday, September 25, 2016 - 00:18

GEORGE TOWN: DAP veteran Lim Kit Siang today sought to play down an alleged spat between his son Lim Guan Eng and activist Datuk Ambiga Sreenevasan, saying the incident had been "misunderstood" by the media.

Msia declares commitment to achieving UN sustainable goals

By Roy Goh - Sunday, September 25, 2016 - 00:03

NEW YORK: Malaysia stands with the international community that favours the need for solidarity under the United Nations to deal with conflict, diseases and climate change through sustainable goals.

Water disruption in KL, PJ on Sept 27 and 28

By Bernama - Saturday, September 24, 2016 - 21:10

KUALA LUMPUR: Several areas in the federal capital and the Petaling district will experience temporary water supply disruptions following upgrading work to boost the efficiency of the water distribution system from 3 am on Tuesday (Sept 27) to 8pm the next day (Sept 28).

Salleh hits out at western media for not reporting dismissal of U.S. 1MDB lawsuit

By Bernama - Saturday, September 24, 2016 - 19:58

KUALA LUMPUR: Communications and Multimedia Minister Datuk Seri Dr Salleh Said Keruak has hit out at the Wall Street Journal and other Western media for not reporting the dismissal of the lawsuit filed in the United States against 1Malaysia Development Berhad.

AirAsia & AirAsia X flights from KLIA2 rescheduled from Sept 26 - 29

By JUNE MOH - Saturday, September 24, 2016 - 18:49

KUALA LUMPUR: AirAsia and AirAsia X will reschedule all flights departing from Kuala Lumpur from Sept 26 to 29 due to closure of airspace for aerial survey.

Chang, Husam's lawsuit against 'Wolf of Wall Street' producers dismissed

By NST ONLINE - Saturday, September 24, 2016 - 18:26

KUALA LUMPUR: The class action lawsuit filed in the United States by ‎Tun Dr Mahathir Mohamad’s former political secretary Matthias Chang, and former Pas vice-president Datuk Husam Musa was dismissed yesterday.

Azmin, Selangor govt, mulling legal action against the EC

By DAWN CHAN - Saturday, September 24, 2016 - 15:06

SHAH ALAM: Selangor Menteri Besar Datuk Seri Azmin Ali and the state government will instruct their lawyers to act against the Election Commission (EC) for providing unsatisfactory answers to questions on their proposed redelineation.

(UPDATE) Malaysia amending 18 laws in preparation for TPPA ratification

By AMIR HISYAM RASID - Saturday, September 24, 2016 - 14:56

KUALA LUMPUR: Malaysia will be amending 18 laws in its efforts to implement its Trans-Pacific Partnership Agreement (TPPA) commitment.

Najib lays out challenges for Puteri to galvanise young women

By Nuradzimmah Daim - Saturday, September 24, 2016 - 13:58

KUALA LUMPUR: Umno president Datuk Seri Najib Razak has outlined two main tasks for its Puteri wing in empowering young women in Malaysia.

Police gain upper hand on traffic enforcement with new ANPR system

By ZAHRATULHAYAT MAT ARIF - Saturday, September 24, 2016 - 13:52

KUALA LUMPUR: Traffic law violators take note: the police have upgraded their traffic enforcement and crime prevention and detection abilities with the implementation of the new Automatic Number Plate Recognition (ANPR) system.

'Public, private partnerships with balanced regulation recipe for success'

By ZARINA ZAKARIAH - Saturday, September 24, 2016 - 11:01

KUALA LUMPUR: Public and private partnerships with a rightly balanced regulation is the successful model in cultivating innovations in the financial industry, says World Bank Group finance and markets global practice director Sebastian Molineus.

Fear of Abu Sayyaf men sneaking in

By HARIZ MOHD AND AVILA GERALDINE - Saturday, September 24, 2016 - 11:00

KOTA KINABALU: Malaysia is on high alert for an influx of Filipinos desperate to flee the Philippine military’s offensive in the country’s south.

Financial tech shaking up banking landscape

By ZARINA ZAKARIAH - Saturday, September 24, 2016 - 11:00

KUALA LUMPUR: The banking landscape is set to undergo massive changes as disruptive technology, introduced by fintech companies, challenges the industry’s traditional practices.

Southeast Asia benefited much through Obama's presidency

By Roy Goh - Saturday, September 24, 2016 - 09:31

NEW YORK: Southeast Asia has benefitted much through strategic partnerships formulated in efforts made by outgoing US President Barack Obama during his tenure in office.

Resolving the Rohingya issue

By Roy Goh - Saturday, September 24, 2016 - 09:18

NEW YORK: Helping Rohingya refugees is not just about providing them with a place to stay, says Deputy Prime Minister Datuk Seri Ahmad Zahid Hamidi.

Zahid grateful for trust given to him to shoulder deputy BN chairman post

By Roy Goh - Friday, September 23, 2016 - 23:59

NEW YORK: Deputy Prime Minister Datuk Seri Ahmad Zahid Hamidi thanked all who gave their trust for him to shoulder the post of deputy Barisan Nasional chairman.

148 bodies retrieved after migrant boat capsizes off Egypt

By AP - Friday, September 23, 2016 - 21:50

ROSETTA: The bodies of 148 people had been pulled from the waters off the Egyptian coast by Friday, three days after a boat carrying hundreds of migrants capsized in the Mediterranean while attempting to head to Europe.

Year One pupil struck by car in front of school dies

By Kelly Koh - Friday, September 23, 2016 - 21:15

MALACCA: A seven-year-old girl who was hit by a car in front of her school in SK Pegoh in Alor Gajah yesterday, died this afternoon.

BN sets up committee to discuss EC's redelineation proposal

By NURADZIMMAH DAIM AND ALIZA SHAH - Friday, September 23, 2016 - 18:42

KUALA LUMPUR: Barisan Nasional has set up a committee to consolidate views and suggestions by BN component parties on the redelineation proposal by the Election Commission (EC), said its chairman Datuk Seri Najib Razak.

Peugeot's maker PSA, Suzuki and Renault keen to partner Proton

By Reuters - Friday, September 23, 2016 - 16:24

KUALA LUMPUR: At least three firms including Peugeot maker PSA have signalled interest in a deal with ailing Malaysian carmaker Proton, people familiar with the matter said, as the faded brand's owner seeks to sell a stake in a company once seen as a symbol of the country's drive to industrialise.

Dozens of Malaysia Airlines flights next week to be re-timed

By Beatrice Nita Jay - Friday, September 23, 2016 - 15:01

KUALA LUMPUR: Several Malaysia Airlines flights scheduled from Sept 26 to 29 will be re-timed due to temporary closure of Kuala Lumpur airspace.

Ali Tinju detained over threat against Bersih chairman

By FAZLEENA AZIZ and FAIRUZ MOHD SAHAR - Friday, September 23, 2016 - 13:59

PUTRAJAYA: Police have detained Gerakan Merah leader Mohamad Ali Baharom for allegedly threatening to inflict injury on Bersih 2.0 chairman Maria Chin Abdullah.

Four killed in police shootout were members of 'Don Tiger' burglary gang

By RAHMAT KHAIRULRIJAL - Friday, September 23, 2016 - 13:35

IPOH: Four men killed in a shootout with police at Jalan Ampang Baru here last night were members of a notorious burglary gang known as ‘Don Tiger’.

AirAsia wants govt to scrap planned airport tax increase

By BILQIS BAHARI - Friday, September 23, 2016 - 13:30

KUALA LUMPUR: Budget carrier AirAsia Bhd has raised its concerns regarding the passenger service charge (PSC) new rate structure that would be implemented effective January 1 next year.