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More Malaysians owning luxury cars, Mercedes leads the pack

By ZARINA ZAKARIAH - Monday, 29 August 2016.

KUALA LUMPUR: The Malaysian automotive sector saw a jump in the number of luxury cars sold in Malaysia, increasing from 28,831 in 2013 to 30,939 in 2015 alone.

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MACC finalising IPs on three senior govt officers

By Bernama - Tuesday, August 30, 2016 - 00:08

KUALA LUMPUR: The Malaysian Anti-Corruption Commission (MACC) is finalising investigation papers (IPs) on three high-ranking civil servants who were detained on Aug 15 in connection with corruption, abuse of power and money laundering.

Selangor govt now says 10 pct property discount is for all

By DAWN CHAN - Monday, August 29, 2016 - 23:19

SHAH ALAM: Purchasers of serviced apartments, Small Office/Home Office (SOHO) and Small Office/Virtual Office (SOVO) under the affordable category in the state will get to enjoy a 10 per cent discount starting next month, said the Selangor state government.

USJ, Shah Alam, Klang folk to experience water shortage till Wednesday

By TASNIM LOKMAN - Monday, August 29, 2016 - 19:15

KUALA LUMPUR: Water disruptions are expected to hit parts of Shah Alam and Klang until Wednesday, due to a burst pipe at the river behind the Carlsberg factory in Section 15, Shah Alam.

Education Ministry to review designs, safety features of Putrajaya schools

By HASHINI KAVISHTRI KANNAN - Monday, August 29, 2016 - 17:54

PUTRAJAYA: The Education Ministry will review the designs of school buildings to increase their safety features, said its minister Datuk Seri Mahdzir Khalid.

Slight relief as downpour increases water level at Congok Dam

By Halim Said - Monday, August 29, 2016 - 17:06

MERSING: The water level at the Congok Dam today showed a slight increase after a downpour last night, the first in the last two months.

Appeals Court rules home minister's order to ban Bersih 4 Yellow T-shirts unreasonable

By Bernama - Monday, August 29, 2016 - 16:27

PUTRAJAYA: The Court of Appeal has ruled that the home minister's order to ban the use of Bersih 4 yellow T-shirts and pamphlets related to the Bersih rally was unreasonable.

Thailand gives go-ahead to extradite 10 Thais over Malaysia's human-trafficking probe

By Azura Abas - Monday, August 29, 2016 - 15:33

PUTRAJAYA: Thailand has approved Malaysia's application to extradite 10 Thai nationals believed to have mastermind human-trafficking activities across the Malaysia-Thai border.

Los Angeles police say reports of gunfire at airport were false alarm

By Reuters - Monday, August 29, 2016 - 14:56

Terminals at Los Angeles International Airport (LAX) were evacuated briefly late on Sunday after reports of gunfire that police later determined were incorrect, in the second recent false alarm at a major U.S. airport.

No more 10 pct Bumi discount on certain property types, says Selangor government

By NST ONLINE - Monday, August 29, 2016 - 14:34

KUALA LUMPUR: The 10 per cent Bumiputera discount on properties will no longer be available for certain types of properties in Selangor.

Is the haze back?

By ZAFIRA ANWAR and NAIM ZULKIFLI - Monday, August 29, 2016 - 14:01

KUALA LUMPUR: Is the haze back?

Student falls to his death from 3rd floor of Putrajaya school

By HASHINI KAVISHTRI KANNAN - Monday, August 29, 2016 - 13:20

PUTRAJAYA: All Azim Hakimi Abu Shuja wanted to do was to help out a classmate.

Are you a Malaysian looking to quit smoking? Here's how

By Audrey Dermawan - Monday, August 29, 2016 - 12:59

GEORGE TOWN: The Tobacco Quitline, a telephone facility offering comprehensive smoking cessation service, was launched today.

Fallen crane tragedy: Victim finally laid to rest

By PHUAH KEN LIN - Monday, August 29, 2016 - 12:42

GEORGE TOWN: A sombre air enveloped the funeral of Chin Khoon Sing today, who was tragically killed when her car was crushed by a fallen crane hook in Kuala Lumpur last Thursday.

'Food poisoning cases in Perak at alarming level'

By RAJA KHALIDATUL ASRIN AND LAILI ISMAIL - Monday, August 29, 2016 - 11:50

IPOH: Despite various measures taken by the authorities, food poisoning cases in Perak have reached an alarming level this year, with 45 cases reported to date.

Environment drives childhood obesity

By BEATRICE NITA JAY and NAIM ZULKIFLI - Monday, August 29, 2016 - 11:01

KUALA LUMPUR: The increase in obesogenic environments (an environment that promotes gaining weight and one that is not conducive to weight loss) is one of the main factors contributing to children and teenagers’ obesity issues, say nutritionists.

UDA settles Tanjung Tokong land issue

By Audrey Dermawan - Monday, August 29, 2016 - 11:01

GEORGE TOWN: Leading property developer UDA Holdings Bhd has resolved all issues with Tanjung Tokong villagers and has begun the groundwork for its mixed-development project here.

Passports can be renewed online beginning Sept 1

By Bernama - Monday, August 29, 2016 - 00:14

JOHOR BAHARU: The Immigration Department has chosen four states and two Urban Transformation Centres (UTC) as part of a pilot programme to issue passports renewed via the ‘MyOnline Passport’ system, beginning Sept 1.

Khairy remains mum on content of pendrive given by TMJ

By Fadhli Ishak - Sunday, August 28, 2016 - 19:51

KUALA LUMPUR: Youth and Sports Minister Khairy Jamaluddin has remained mum on the information allegedly contained in a pendrive handed to him by Tunku Mahkota of Johor, Tunku Ismail Sultan Ibrahim.

Perak among top four states which have babies without immunisation

By Raja Khalidatul Asrin - Sunday, August 28, 2016 - 18:56

IPOH: Perak is among the four states in the country which have the highest number of babies without vaccination.

Congok Dam, Mersing's main source of water, has completely dried up

By Halim Said - Sunday, August 28, 2016 - 17:58

MERSING: The Congok Dam, the main water reservoir for the Mersing district, has completely dried up.

Indonesian priest injured in church attack

By AFP - Sunday, August 28, 2016 - 16:34

MEDAN: A knife-wielding man stabbed a Catholic priest and tried to set off an explosive device at a church in Indonesia on Sunday, police said, the latest attack on religious minorities in the mainly Muslim country.

Najib outlines four key principles for Umno to remain relevant to Sabahans

By Roy Goh - Sunday, August 28, 2016 - 12:03

KUDAT: Umno will uphold four key principles in Sabah to remain relevant to the people, party president Datuk Seri Najib Razak said.

PM agrees to Sabah having new Petronas board member

By Roy Goh - Sunday, August 28, 2016 - 11:12

KUDAT: Prime Minister Datuk Seri Najib Razak has agreed for Sabah to have a new board member in national oil and gas company Petronas.

Ku Nan questions Dr M's motive over Bangsa Johor issue

By FAIRUZ MOHD SHAHAR - Sunday, August 28, 2016 - 10:30

PUTRAJAYA: Umno secretary-general Datuk Seri Tengku Adnan Tengku Mansor has questioned Tun Dr Mahathir Mohamad's motive in criticising the Bangsa Johor concept.

Malaysia condemns attack on Turkey

By FAIRUZ MOHD SHAHAR - Sunday, August 28, 2016 - 09:16

PUTRAJAYA: The Malaysian government has condemned the truck bomb attack in the Cizre district of the south eastern province of Sirnak, Turkey on Aug 26.

Two in family of six dead after car ends up under trailer

By Halim Said - Sunday, August 28, 2016 - 00:45

YONG PENG: A family of six travelling between Yong Peng and Pagoh last night (Saturday) were involved in a seven-vehicle pileup, killing two of them on the spot.

M'sian first infected by locally-transmitted Zika virus

By Bernama - Saturday, August 27, 2016 - 20:48

SINGAPORE: A Malaysian woman is believed to be the first patient infected by locally-transmitted Zika virus in Singapore.

Tough future for Parti Pribumi in Johor after "bangsa Johor" issue

By Bernama - Saturday, August 27, 2016 - 19:39

KOTA TINGGI: Parti Pribumi may face a tough future in Johor after one of its founders Tun Dr Mahathir Mohamad played up the ‘Bangsa Johor’ issue, predicted UMNO vice-president Datuk Seri Hishammuddin Hussein.

Rahman Dahlan: DAP-led government not the best option for Penang

By Bernama - Saturday, August 27, 2016 - 19:24

PERMATANG PAUH: The DAP-led government is seemingly not the best administration for Penang, a federal minister said today, pointing out what he claimed was its failure to resolve issues over the last eight years of its rule.

Sports equipment icon Tan Sri G. S. Gill dies at age 92

By TASNIM LOKMAN - Saturday, August 27, 2016 - 19:08

KUALA LUMPUR: Local sports equipment icon Tan Sri G. S. Gill has died at the age of 92 this morning.