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MH17 victims families told missile launched from pro-Russian rebel territory

By Agencies - Wednesday, 28 September 2016.

AMSTERDAM: A man whose cousin was killed in the downing of Malaysia Airlines MH17 in 2014 said international prosecutors had determined that the missile that downed the airliner was launched from territory held by pro-Russian rebels in eastern Ukraine.


Dutch investigators to give results of MH17 criminal probe

By AP - Wednesday, September 28, 2016 - 18:49

NIEUWEGEIN: Relatives of victims of the shooting-down of a Malaysia Airlines jetliner over Ukraine more than two years ago were gathering Wednesday to learn the preliminary results of a Dutch-led criminal probe of the disaster that claimed 298 lives.

Study: Only one psychiatrist per 100,000 mental patients in Malaysia

By HASHINI KAVISHTRI KANNAN - Wednesday, September 28, 2016 - 17:27

PUTRAJAYA: Malaysia has an average ratio of one psychiatrist for every 10,000 mental patients.

Third generation Proton Saga launched, priced from RM36,800

By CBT - Wednesday, September 28, 2016 - 16:52

SHAH ALAM: Proton Holdings Bhd has launched the third generation Proton Saga today, reinvigorating a brand name that spearheaded the birth of the brand 31 years ago.

Public tip-offs helped RTD nab 2,522 motorists who abused emergency lane

By SITI NURSURAYA ALI - Wednesday, September 28, 2016 - 16:34

KUALA LUMPUR: More than 2,500 motorists are set to be hauled to court for misusing the emergency lane between May 22 to Sept 26 this year.

Terengganu initiate talks with Petronas over oil royalty

By ADRIAN DAVID - Wednesday, September 28, 2016 - 16:22

KUALA TERENGGANU: Terengganu has initiated negotiations with national oil corporation Petronas on issues relating to oil royalty, said Menteri Besar Ahmad Razif Abdul Rahman.

Canada approves $8 bln LNG plant, but Petronas to review project

By Reuters - Wednesday, September 28, 2016 - 14:32

RICHMOND/ KUALA LUMPUR: Malaysia’s Petronas said on Wednesday that it would review a proposed C$11 billion ($8.3 billion) liquefied natural gas plant in western Canada that was approved by Ottawa following a three-year wait.

Tian Chua jailed three months for sedition

By Shanti Gunaratnam - Wednesday, September 28, 2016 - 13:01

KUALA LUMPUR: Batu MP and PKR vice-president Tian Chua was today sentenced to three months jail and fined RM1,800 in default of six months jail by the Sessions Court for uttering seditious words at a forum, three years ago.

Gunmen abduct Malaysian in Semporna waters

By AVILA GERALDINE - Wednesday, September 28, 2016 - 12:56

KOTA KINABALU: A Malaysian has been abducted while fishing in Semporna waters during curfew hours, last night.

Dutch-led team to release initial MH17 criminal probe

By AFP - Wednesday, September 28, 2016 - 12:32

THE HAGUE: A Dutch-led international team of criminal investigators on Wednesday will release initial findings into the downing of Malaysia Airlines flight MH17 amid growing frustration among relatives over the probe’s pace.

German firm eyes Silterra

By A. Jalil Hamid - Wednesday, September 28, 2016 - 11:00

BERLIN: German wafer fab giant X-Fab Silicon Foundaries is looking at Khazanah Nasional Bhd’s wafer fab company Silterra Malaysia Sdn Bhd in Kulim as a possible acquisition target.

Malaysia may consider sending more students to Germany - Najib

By Bernama - Wednesday, September 28, 2016 - 09:55

BERLIN: Malaysia may consider sending more of its citizens to further their studies in Germany, said Malaysian Prime Minister Datuk Seri Najib Tun Razak.

Satellite Pipeline ties up with AWS Schafer to build workshop in Pahang

By RUPA DAMODARAN - Tuesday, September 27, 2016 - 17:35

BERLIN: Satellite Pipeline Sdn Bhd has tied up with German pipe machine leader AWS Schafer Technologie GmbH to start a steel and pipe heat induction bending workshop in Pahang.

Greenpeace blocks Malaysian palm oil company IOI at Rotterdam Port

By Reuters - Tuesday, September 27, 2016 - 16:51

AMSTERDAM: Greenpeace activists on Tuesday blocked operations of Malaysian palm oil trader IOI at Rotterdam Port, accusing it of forest destruction and child labour, but other traffic at Europe’s busiest port was unaffected, a port spokesman said.

Selangor water woes to be sorted out in 24 hours, pollution source a mystery

By FRANCIS DASS - Tuesday, September 27, 2016 - 15:40

PUTRAJAYA: The Ministry of Energy, Green Technology and Water (KeTTHA) expects to see the water disruption in Selangor sorted out within the next 24 hours.

Police record statements from UTM over deadly Eimarace crash

By Bernama - Tuesday, September 27, 2016 - 15:09

KUANTAN: Police have recorded statements from representatives of Universiti Teknologi Malaysia which organised a go-kart race in Indera Mahkota last Sunday in which two people were killed when a go-kart rammed spectators.

PTPTN may set up airport counters for defaulters barred from leaving country

By FERNANDO FONG - Tuesday, September 27, 2016 - 13:58

KUALA LUMPUR: The public has requested that the National Higher Education Fund Corporation (PTPTN) sets up counters at airports in the country to help prevent borrowers being barred from leaving the country for unsettled loans.

Clinton, Trump clash in fiery first debate

By AFP - Tuesday, September 27, 2016 - 11:26

HEMPSTEAD: Hillary Clinton and Donald Trump bickered and traded insults in a fiery US presidential debate Monday, as they aggressively pitched their case to tens of millions of American voters.

Kids used as diversion by drug dealer dad, major syndicate busted in raid

By AVILA GERALDINE - Tuesday, September 27, 2016 - 11:16

KOTA KINABALU: Police believe they have crippled a local drug syndicate with the arrest of three suspected dealers and the seizure of syabu weighing 503.56 grams in a raid here yesterday.

Early detection for poor mental health a must

By THARANYA ARUMUGAM - Tuesday, September 27, 2016 - 11:02

KUALA LUMPUR: Early detection of poor mental health and early treatment are important to prevent further complications and the  higher risk of developing mental illnesses, said Malaysian Mental Health Association deputy president Datuk Dr Andrew Mohanraj Chandrasekaran.

Housing project for settlers' children to be ready next year

Tuesday, September 27, 2016 - 11:01

BELOW are excerpts of an exclusive interview with Felda chairman Tan Sri Mohd Isa Abdul Samad.

Helping young generation to own homes

Tuesday, September 27, 2016 - 11:01

THE welfare of 112,635 smallholders and their families has always been close to Felda chairman Tan Sri Mohd Isa Abdul Samad’s heart.

Wembley Three to go ahead

By ZAIDI ISHAM ISMAIL - Tuesday, September 27, 2016 - 11:01

KUALA LUMPUR: The Federal Land Development Authority (Felda) is going ahead with the third phase of its real estate development in Wembley, London, in the United Kingdom.

Thief drives off with woman's car at petrol station

By Zarina Abdullah - Tuesday, September 27, 2016 - 09:20

SETIU: A 35 year-old nurse’s vehicle was driven off by a thief at a petrol station near here on Sunday morning.

Clinton, Trump go head to head in high stakes presidential debate

By Reuters - Tuesday, September 27, 2016 - 08:49

HEMPSTEAD: Democrat Hillary Clinton and Republican Donald Trump face off for the first time on Monday in a high stakes presidential debate that could shift the course of the neck-and-neck 2016 campaign for the White House.

College student pleads guilty to being Al-Qaeda member

By Bernama - Tuesday, September 27, 2016 - 00:58

KUALA LUMPUR: The first person charged with involvement with al-Qaeda activities in Malaysia pleaded guilty at the High Court here today on a charge of giving support to the terrorist group (Jund Al Aqsa) by becoming a member.

Shafie Apdal's new party to be unveiled next week

By Kristy Inus - Monday, September 26, 2016 - 23:54

PENAMPANG: The unveiling of the new party helmed by Datuk Seri Mohd Shafie Apdal is expected to take place as early as next week.

Buggy crash: Eimarace safety permit from MAM, not AAM, says UTM

By Bernama - Monday, September 26, 2016 - 22:56

KUANTAN: Universiti Teknologi Malaysia (UTM), as the organiser of Educational Innovation Motosports Automotive Race 2016 (EIMARace), has denied applying for safety permit from the Automobile Association of Malaysia (AAM).

PM Najib arrives in Berlin for three-day visit

By Bernama - Monday, September 26, 2016 - 21:54

BERLIN: Prime Minister Datuk Seri Najib Tun Razak arrived here today for a three-day official visit to Germany.

Remand extended for eight suspects in mother-daughter murder

By Halim Said - Monday, September 26, 2016 - 18:53

JOHOR BARU: Police obtained a four-day remand extension on eight men for their suspected involvement in the recent murder of a mother and her teenaged daughter in Ulu Tiram.

Police complete probe into fatal accident involving schoolboy and lorry

By NABILAH HAMUDIN - Monday, September 26, 2016 - 18:28

BAGAN SERAI: Police have completed their investigation into an incident where a Year Four pupil was killed after being hit by a lorry in front of his school here on last week.