September 19, 2017

Viral message claiming ‘tsunami to hit Penang’ fake

KUALA LUMPUR, Sept 19: The Meteorological Department has rubbished a viral message which claimed that a tsunami was heading towards Penang. According to The Star Online, its […]
September 19, 2017

Gatco: ‘Middle man’ remanded for five days

PUTRAJAYA, Sept 19: A liquidator has been remanded for five days from today to facilitate investigations into the sale and purchase of land in Kampung Serampang […]
September 19, 2017

Police awaiting DPP’s decision on CEO’s molest case

SHAH ALAM, Sept 19: The police have completed their investigation into the case involving a chief executive officer of a leading company suspected of outraging the […]
September 19, 2017

Misappropriation of gov’t fund: Remand extended for ‘Datuk’, 3 others

PUTRAJAYA, Sept 19: The remand period for four individuals, including a chief executive officer of a corporation with the title “Datuk”, detained for investigation into alleged […]
September 19, 2017

Amend Education Act , register tahfiz school – Zahid

PUTRAJAYA, Sept 19: The Education Act 1996 (Act 550) should be amended to allow the registrations of private Islamic education institutions including private tahfiz schools to […]
September 19, 2017

Penang businessman wins largest jackpot in Malaysian history

KUALA LUMPUR, Sept 19: A businessman from Penang has won Malaysia’s largest jackpot, bagging RM69.6 million in the draw last week. According to  media reports on […]
POLITICS
September 19, 2017

Former auditor-general’s Son told RCI his father has short-term memory

PUTRAJAYA, Sept 19: The son of former auditor-general Tan Sri Ishak Tadin who is the last witness, told the Royal Commission of Inquiry (RCI) that his […]
September 19, 2017

More will follow ‘Mat Tyson’s’ move

KUALA LANGAT, Sept 19: UMNO information chief Tan Sri Annuar Musa said more political figures from Pakatan Harapan (PH) will join or return to UMNO, following […]
September 19, 2017

‘Weak’ opposition is no saviour to the people -Salleh

KUALA LUMPUR, Sept 19: The move by some opposition leaders to quit the party showed the party was weak and unable to be a saviour to […]
September 19, 2017

It is time to end BN’s “kleptocracy” regime, Hindraf tells Malaysians

KUALA LUMPUR, Sept 19: Hindraf chief P. Waytha Moorthy has urged Malaysians to unite to end the “kleptocracy” regime of the Barisan Nasional (BN) government. “Our nation has […]
September 19, 2017

Selangor land deal: Chew mulls legal action against DAP rep

KUALA LUMPUR, Sept 19: MCA vice president Datin Paduka Chew Mei Fun has instructed her lawyers to issue a letter of demand to DAP’s Damansara Utama […]
September 19, 2017

Ban on beer festival a clear sign of “creeping Islamisation” – DAP

KUALA LUMPUR, Sept 19: DAP’s Klang MP Charles Santiago said that the Kuala Lumpur City Hall’s (DBKL) decision to ban the ‘Better Beer Festival 2017’ sends a […]
BAHASA MALAYSIA
September 19, 2017

“Jangan buat-buat lupa”: Melayu pecah paling teruk pada zaman Tun M – PAS

KUALA LUMPUR, 19 Sept: Naib Presiden Pas, Idris Ahmad hari ini mengingatkan Tun Dr Mahathir Mohamad bahawa Melayu berpecah paling teruk pada zaman pemerintahan bekas perdana menteri itu. […]
September 19, 2017

SPRM, Interpol bekerjasama kesan saksi sindiket judi haram di Melaka

MELAKA, 19 Sept: Suruhanjaya Pencegahan Rasuah Malaysia (SPRM) akan bekerjasama dengan Pertubuhan Polis Antarabangsa (Interpol) bagi mengesan 10 saksi penting bagi membantu menyelesaikan siasatan terhadap sindiket […]
September 19, 2017

‘Jika minum alkohol buruk kenapa tidak diharamkan?’ – Zaid

KUALA LUMPUR, 19 Sept: Bekas menteri di jabatan perdana menteri, Datuk Zaid Ibrahim mempersoalkan tindakan membantah penganjuran festival Better Beer Festival 2017 sedangkan tiada pengharaman kemasukan […]
September 19, 2017

PTPTN sasar kutip balik RM4 billion akhir tahun ini

SHAH ALAM, 19 Sept: Perbadanan Tabung Pendidikan Tinggi Nasional (PTPTN) menyasarkan untuk mengutip RM4 bilion dalam bentuk bayaran balik pinjaman menjelang akhir tahun ini. Timbalan Ketua […]
September 19, 2017

Tempoh reman Datuk, tiga individu seleweng dana dilanjut

PUTRAJAYA, 19 Sept: Tempoh reman empat individu termasuk seorang ketua eksekutif sebuah perbadanan bergelar Datuk dilanjutkan bagi membantu siasatan kes penyelewengan dana kerajaan berjumlah hampir RM40 […]
September 19, 2017

Akta Pendidikan perlu dipinda masukkan pendaftaran sekolah tahfiz

PUTRAJAYA, 19 Sept: Akta Pendidikan 1996 (Akta 550) disyorkan dipinda bagi membolehkan pendaftaran institusi pendidikan Islam swasta termasuk sekolah tahfiz swasta tertakluk di bawah akta itu […]
KL 2017
September 19, 2017

9th ASEAN Para Games news-in-brief

KUALA LUMPUR, Sept 19: News in brief about Malaysian contingent’s performance at the 9th ASEAN Para Games: SEVEN ASIDE FOOTBALL (CP) The national Cerebral Palsy (CP) […]
August 31, 2017

Malaysia wraps SEA Games 2017 with grand closing ceremony

  KUALA LUMPUR, Aug 31: Malaysia marked the end of the 29th South East Asian (SEA) Games in spectacular fashion on Wednesday night (Aug 30) with a […]
August 30, 2017

SEA Games overall champion M’sia gifts a garland of 145 gold for nation’s birthday

 KUALA LUMPUR, Aug 30 :  Malaysian athletes fought with grit to the very end to wrap up their best ever SEA Games to emerge overall champions and present a […]
August 30, 2017

Chong Wei wants to continue playing for Malaysia

KUALA LUMPUR, Aug 30: National singles champion Datuk Lee Chong Wei has expressed interest to continue with his badminton career. He had earlier said the World […]
August 30, 2017

Thailand dash Malaysia’s hopes winning ‘mother of all gold medals’

SHAH ALAM, Aug 29 :  The jinx of not winning the ‘mother of all gold medals’ in the SEA Games as the host came back to haunt […]
BUSINESS
September 19, 2017

Zhejiang Geely’s Proton tie-up a great example of OBOR initiative

DUNHUANG, Sept 19: Chinese carmaker Zhejiang Geely Holdings Group’s venture into Proton Holdings Bhd is a great example of China’s One Belt, One Road (OBOR) initiative. Zhejiang […]
September 19, 2017

BNM to provide guidelines on cryptocurrency by year end

KUALA LUMPUR, Sept 19: Bank Negara Malaysia (BNM) is planning to issue guidelines on cryptocurrency by year-end, said Governor, Tan Sri Muhammad Ibrahim. He said cryptocurrency, […]
September 19, 2017

EPF to boost investments in shariah-compliant private equity funds

KUALA LUMPUR, Sept 19: The Employees Provident Fund (EPF) is prepared to increase its investments in shariah-compliant private equity (PE) funds, said its Investment Deputy Chief Executive […]
September 19, 2017

Ringgit opens marginally lower against USD

KUALA LUMPUR, Sept 19: The ringgit opened marginally lower against the US dollar as the greenback strengthened ahead of the US Federal Open Market Committee (FOMC) […]
September 19, 2017

Toy companies’ shares fall on concerns of Toys ‘R’ Us bankruptcy

REUTERS, Sept 19: Shares of US toy companies Mattel Inc and Hasbro Inc fell on Monday (Sep 18) on concerns that retailer Toys “R” Us, a […]
SPORTS
September 19, 2017

9th ASEAN Para Games news-in-brief

KUALA LUMPUR, Sept 19: News in brief about Malaysian contingent’s performance at the 9th ASEAN Para Games: SEVEN ASIDE FOOTBALL (CP) The national Cerebral Palsy (CP) […]
September 19, 2017

Morten Frost’s resignation shocks Malaysian badminton

KUALA LUMPUR, Sept 19: The Badminton Association of Malaysia (BAM) on Monday accepted the resignation of its technical director, Morten Frost Hansen, after a consensus was reached […]
September 19, 2017

No room for Australia, New Zealand in Asian Games: OCA chief

ASHKABAT, Sept 19: The influential head of the Olympic Council of Asia has dashed hopes that athletes from Oceania nations, including Australia and New Zealand, might […]
September 19, 2017

Brazil to introduce VAR after refereeing error

RIO DE JANEIRO, Sept 19: Video Assistant Referees (VAR) are to be introduced in the Brazilian first division, the Brazilian Football Confederation (CBF) said on Monday, […]
September 19, 2017

Kelantan FA elects first female president

KOTA BHARU, Sept 19: Female entrepreneur Bibi Ramjani Ilias Khan became the first woman to head the Kelantan Football Association (KAFA) on Sunday. She is the […]
September 19, 2017

Ronaldo returns as Madrid aim to pressure leaders Barcelona

MADRID, Sept 19: Real Madrid striker Cristiano Ronaldo will return to action against Real Betis on Wednesday after serving a five-match suspension, as the champions look […]
LIFESTYLE
September 19, 2017

Netflix location scout killed in Mexico

MEXICO CITY, Sept 19: The bullet-riddled body of a Mexican filmmaker has been found in a central region of the violence-plagued country, where he was scouting locations […]
September 18, 2017

Giant sea snail plan to rescue Barrier Reef

Predatory crown-of-thorns starfish, which munch coral, are naturally-occurring but have proliferated due to pollution and run-off at the struggling World Heritage-listed ecosystem. Their impact has been […]
September 18, 2017

At what age can my kids go out on their own?

SINGAPORE, Sept 18: Like any parent, you’ll have to deal with the day your child asks if he can go out with his friends or on […]
September 18, 2017

Fat bias starts early and takes a serious toll

NEW YORK, Sept 18: A very slender friend recently admitted to me that she “can’t stand to be around fat people.” Her reaction is almost visceral, […]
September 17, 2017

‘Narcos’ location scout killed in Mexico

Mexico City, Mexico , Sep 17: The bullet-riddled body of a Mexican filmmaker has been found in a central region of the violence-plagued country, where he was scouting […]