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OIC calls on Myanmar to end aggression against its Muslim community

By Beatrice Nita Jay - Thursday, 19 January 2017.

KUALA LUMPUR: The Organisation of Islamic Cooperation (OIC) has called on the Myanmar government to ensure its security forces apply maximum restraint on its civilians and end aggression against its Muslim community.

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Italy quake: 30 feared dead in avalanche-hit hotel

By AFP - Thursday, January 19, 2017 - 18:03

ROME: Up to 30 people are feared to have died Thursday after an Italian mountain hotel was engulfed by a powerful avalanche in the earthquake-ravaged centre of the country.

Malaysia to contribute RM10 million for Rohingya humanitarian efforts in Rakhine State

By ADRIAN LAI - Thursday, January 19, 2017 - 13:48

KUALA LUMPUR: Malaysia will contribute RM10 million to assist in humanitarian efforts and social rehabilitation projects for the Rohingya community in Myanmar’s Rakhine State, Prime Minister Datuk Seri Najib Razak announced today.

[Speech text] PM Najib at Extraordinary OIC session on Rohingya situation

Thursday, January 19, 2017 - 13:26

Bismillahir rahmanir Rahim.

Feb 18 by-election for Tanjong Datu seat in Sarawak

By Azura Abas - Thursday, January 19, 2017 - 12:35

PUTRAJAYA: The Election Commission (EC) today announced that the Tanjong Datu by-election in Sarawak will be held on Feb 18.

MH370: No permanent stop, but suspension of search, says Liow

By Veena Babulal - Thursday, January 19, 2017 - 12:13

KUALA LUMPUR: Transport Minister Datuk Seri Liow Tiong Lai will be on hand to receive the MH370 search vessel, Fugro Equator, when it arrives at Perth Harbour, Western Australia on Sunday.

PM invites M'sians to offer feedback on TN50 today

By Bernama - Thursday, January 19, 2017 - 11:44

KUALA LUMPUR: Datuk Seri Najib Tun Razak has extended an invitation to the public to provide their views on the Transformasi Nasional 2050 (TN50) vision.

OIC Extraordinary Meeting on Rohingya convenes in KL

By Bernama - Thursday, January 19, 2017 - 11:13

KUALA LUMPUR: The Organisation of Islamic Cooperation (OIC) Council of Foreign Ministers on The Situation of The Muslim Minority Rohingya in Myanmar kicked-off with the Senior Officials Meeting (SOM) here this morning.

Reward for those who solve mystery

By ZAFIRA ANWAR AND VEENA BABULAL - Thursday, January 19, 2017 - 09:00

KUALA LUMPUR: MALAYSIA has opened the gates for private entities to participate in the search for Malaysia Airlines Flight MH370.

BSN to create 'one millionaire a month' this year via Premium Savings Certificate special draw

By TASNIM LOKMAN - Thursday, January 19, 2017 - 08:00

KUALA LUMPUR: Bank Simpanan Nasional is about to create one millionaire each month this year, thanks to its new campaign, ‘RM12 million, 12 millionaires, 12 months’.

New Matrade chief from the industry?

By RUPA DAMODARAN - Thursday, January 19, 2017 - 07:00

KUALA LUMPUR: Malaysia's export promotion agency, Malaysia External Trade Development Corporation (MATRADE), will likely be headed by a corporate figure, from February.

Ex-Public Enterprises and Agriculture Minister Manan Othman dies at 81

By Seri Nor Nadiah Koris - Thursday, January 19, 2017 - 00:01

KUALA LUMPUR: Former Minister of Public Enterprises and Agriculture Datuk Manan Othman has passed away at 7.10pm today at the Gleaneagles Hospital in Ampang.

Contactless cards safe, BNM denies media reports on electronic pick-pocketing

By Bernama - Wednesday, January 18, 2017 - 19:16

KUALA LUMPUR: Bank Negara Malaysia (BNM) today said recent media postings on electronic pick-pocketing on individuals with contactless cards were not true.

Federal police question ex-Bersih official over alleged OSF funds

By HANI SHAMIRA SHAHRUDIN - Wednesday, January 18, 2017 - 16:59

KUALA LUMPUR: Former Bersih 2.0 treasurer was today questioned by police over funds allegedly received from US billionaire George Soros’s Open Society Foundation (OSF).

Wrong target: Nigerian air force kills 52 in strike on refugee camp

By Reuters - Wednesday, January 18, 2017 - 16:23

MAIDUGURI: Nigeria's air force killed at least 52 people and injured 120 in an air strike on a refugee camp in the country's northeast on Tuesday, a spokesman from Medecins Sans Frontieres (MSF) said after the military earlier disclosed the strike was meant to target Boko Haram militants.

Malaysia to push for humanitarian aid access in Rakhine State

By ADRIAN LAI - Wednesday, January 18, 2017 - 15:41

KUALA LUMPUR: Malaysia will push for the passing of an Organisation of Islamic Cooperation (OIC) resolution urging the Myanmar government to allow unimpeded access for humanitarian assistance to reach the Rohingya community in the Rakhine State.

Shahrir: New Felda Investment Corp board of directors to be announced February

By T.N. Alagesh - Wednesday, January 18, 2017 - 15:34

JERANTUT: The new Felda Investment Corporation Sdn Bhd (FIC)'s board of directors lineup will be unveiled in February, said Felda chairman Tan Sri Shahrir Abdul Samad.

Benzoyl peroxide in wheat flour below the rated level

By NST - Wednesday, January 18, 2017 - 14:53

KUALA LUMPUR: Checks on various types of branded flour sold nationwide shows that the level of benzoyl peroxide is still below the rate allowed.

Court acquits teacher of leaking 2014 UPSR papers

By Bernama - Wednesday, January 18, 2017 - 13:54

KUALA KANGSAR: The Sessions Court here today acquitted and discharge a teacher of illicit possession of examination papers related to the primary school achievement test (UPSR) in 2014.

No more golf during working hours for state civil servants, warns Kedah MB

By EMBUN MAJID - Wednesday, January 18, 2017 - 13:37

ALOR STAR: The Kedah government today issued a warning to its civil servants, cautioning them against playing golf during office hours.

No sulphur dioxide in mandarin oranges sold here: Health Ministry

By NST - Wednesday, January 18, 2017 - 12:09

KUALA LUMPUR: Mandarin oranges sold nationwide do not have any sulphur dioxide.

MH370 debris drift analysis to continue despite search suspension

By ZAFIRA ANWAR - Wednesday, January 18, 2017 - 08:21

KUALA LUMPUR: The debris drift analysis in the search of missing Malaysia Airlines Flight MH370 would still be carried out despite the suspension of its underwater search.

MH370: Cost not key factor in suspension of search, Malaysia put in most money

By ZAFIRA ANWAR - Wednesday, January 18, 2017 - 08:14

KUALA LUMPUR: Cost was not the deciding factor behind the suspension of the underwater search for Malaysia Airlines Flight MH370 that went missing nearly three years ago.

Number of fatal road accidents up in 2016, more than 7,000 lives lost

By Veena Babulal - Wednesday, January 18, 2017 - 01:16

KUALA LUMPUR: In 2016, total of 7,152 people died in road accidents in Malaysia, an alarming jump from 6,706 deaths in the year before, Transport Minister Datuk Seri Liow Tiong Lai announced today.

Saudi Arabia's King Salman to visit Malaysia in February

By ADIE SURI ZULKEFLI AND SYED UMAR ARIF - Wednesday, January 18, 2017 - 00:30

BALING: Saudi Arabia's King Salman Abdulaziz Al Saud is expected to arrive in Malaysia for an official visit at the end of February.

No 'kap chai' ban, yet

By Haryani Ngah - Wednesday, January 18, 2017 - 00:19

KUALA LUMPUR: There will be no immediate ban on small motorcycles or the ‘kap chais’ in the city centre by Kuala Lumpur City Hall (DBKL).

Do away with negativity and work towards peace, says Zahid

By INTAN BAHA - Wednesday, January 18, 2017 - 00:07

HUTAN MELINTANG: Deputy Prime Minister Datuk Seri Dr Ahmad Zahid Hamidi has urged the people to change their mindset and to embrace positive thinking.

Next-of-kin appeals for search of MH370 to be continued

By BALQIS JAZIMAH ZAHARI - Tuesday, January 17, 2017 - 23:46

IPOH: The family of Tan Ah Meng, 46, who was on-board the Malaysia Airlines flight MH370 that went missing in 2014, has appealed for the search efforts to be continued.

(Statement) 'Global Britain' to build on historic UK-Malaysia ties

By Vicki Treadell - Tuesday, January 17, 2017 - 21:55

*The following is a media statement by British High Commissioner to Malaysia Vicki Treadell.

Mud flood on MRR2, traffic jams around city after heavy rain [VIDEO]

By Seri Nor Nadiah Koris - Tuesday, January 17, 2017 - 21:15

KUALA LUMPUR: Several areas along the Middle Ring Road 2 (MRR2) near the International Islamic University (UIA) in Gombak here were hit by flash floods today after a heavy downpour.

Sabah reopens eastern boundaries to sea trading beginning Feb 1

By AVILA GERALDINE - Tuesday, January 17, 2017 - 19:07

KOTA KINABALU: Sea trading activities in districts under the Eastern Sabah Safety Zone (Esszone) will resume on Feb 1.