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Workers trapped in smoke as fire rages at Danau Desa construction site

By Hariz Mohd - Saturday, December 20, 2014 - 19:42

KUALA LUMPUR: Several construction workers are still trapped in the smoke covered building while five others were given emergency medical treatment for breathing difficulty in a fire incident near Danau Desa, here, earlier this evening.

Najib pledges roaring support for Harimau Malaya

Saturday, December 20, 2014 - 13:05

KUALA LUMPUR: The Malaysian football team, which will square up to Thailand in the second leg of the AFF Cup 2014, has received a roaring endorsement from none other than Prime Minister Datuk Seri Najib Razak.

Najib proposes latest circumcision method to be introduced in rural areas

By TN Alagesh - Saturday, December 20, 2014 - 12:22

PEKAN: Prime Minister Datuk Seri Najib Razak today proposed the latest circumcision method using the Sunatech technology to be introduced in rural areas and marketed overseas.

Former TNB CEO passes away

By NURADILLA NOORAZAM - Saturday, December 20, 2014 - 10:38

SHAH ALAM: Former Tenaga Nasional Bhd (TNB) chief executive officer Tan Sri Ani Arope passed away at 5.26am today.

‘Only one officer for every 1,250 illegals’

By THARANYA ARUMUGAM - Saturday, December 20, 2014 - 08:14

KUALA LUMPUR: AS the country grapples to manage the estimated five million illegal immigrants scattered all over the country, it has emerged this year that enforcement officers have nabbed less than one per cent of them.

IS fighters taking out personal loans

By FARRAH NAZ KARIM AND HARIZ MOHD - Saturday, December 20, 2014 - 08:12

KUALA LUMPUR: Malaysians heading for Syria and Iraq to fight with the Islamic State have been taking out bank loans to fund their journey and life there.

Over 150,000 fail to renew work permits

By THARANYA ARUMUGAM AND REBECCA HANI ROMELI - Saturday, December 20, 2014 - 08:12

KUALA LUMPUR: MORE than 150,000 foreign workers under the 6P programme failed to renew their temporary work permits.

Kelantan flood: 3 families lose homes after riverbank collapses

By Betty Subaryati - Saturday, December 20, 2014 - 02:32

KOTA BARU: Sixteen people escaped unscathed when three houses were swept away by strong currents after a river bank collapsed at Kampung Sungai Keladi, near Perupok here, yesterday.

Bachok Pas chief Idris Ahmad dies

By TASNIM - Saturday, December 20, 2014 - 02:17

KUALA LUMPUR: Bachok PAS division chief and former Kelantan exco member Idris Ahmad died at 10.35pm last night.

Second wave of flood caught Rantau Panjang traders by surprise

By SULAIMAN JAAFAR - Saturday, December 20, 2014 - 02:11

PASIR MAS: The border town of Rantau Panjang, which sits on the bank of the Golok river, was among the worst hit in the second wave of floods which hit Kelantan since early this week.

Nicol David in World final

By DEVINDER SINGH - Saturday, December 20, 2014 - 02:08

KUALA LUMPUR: Nicol David reached her ninth World Championship final after a gritty five-game win over old rival Omneya Abdel Kawy in the semi-finals in Cairo today.

Malaysia strong to weather sluggish global economic: Najib

By Azura Abas - Friday, December 19, 2014 - 23:10

PUTRAJAYA: Malaysia’s economic fundamentals are still strong to weather the sluggish global economy, said Prime Minister Datuk Seri Najib Razak tonight.

Malaysia, Australia to combat transnational crimes

Friday, December 19, 2014 - 18:25

LANGKAWI: Malaysia and Australia are joining forces to fight transnational crimes following the signing of a memorandum of understanding (MoU) here today.

RM72m to develop 5,000 bumiputera human capital: Najib

Friday, December 19, 2014 - 15:11

PUTRAJAYA: Prime Minister Datuk Seri Najib Razak today announced that the Yayasan Peneraju Pendidikan Bumiputera will allocate RM72 million for the development of about 5,000 Bumiputeras next year.

Landslide forces Tasik Kenyir road closure

By ROSLI ZAKARIA - Friday, December 19, 2014 - 11:44

HULU TERENGGANU: A massive landslide has forced the closure of the Tasik Kenyir road about 30km from Kampung Basung onThursday evening.

Work permit extended for 300,000

By ZAFIRA ANWAR - Friday, December 19, 2014 - 08:16

PUTRAJAYA: The government has agreed to extend the temporary work permits for more than 300,000 foreign workers, registered under the 6P programme, for a year with immediate effect.