Malaysia

  • Police arrest trio after Perak farm worker hit by stray bullet

    6 hours ago

    Police arrest trio after Perak farm worker hit by stray bullet

    IPOH, Jan 18 — Police have arrested three men to assist investigations into the case of a 20-year-old youth hit by a stray bullet on Wednesday. Batu Gajah district police chief...

  • Farid Kamil used different signatures for urine test, witness claims

    6 hours ago

    Farid Kamil used different signatures for urine test, witness claims

    PETALING JAYA, Jan 18 — The Magistrate’s Court was today told that actor-cum-director Datuk Farid Kamil Zahari had signed differently on two forms pertaining to a urine test...

  • Home minister: Immigration D-G change not linked to project cancellation

    8 hours ago

    Home minister: Immigration D-G change not linked to project cancellation

    KUALA LUMPUR, Jan 18 ― Home Minister Tan Sri Muhyiddin Yassin has dismissed as baseless the allegation that the recent change of the director-general of immigration was linked...

  • Miros denies campaign to lower motorcycle speed limits

    7 hours ago

    Miros denies campaign to lower motorcycle speed limits

    KUALA LUMPUR, Jan 18 ― The Malaysian Institute of Road Safety Research (Miros) has denied claims that it had campaigned to reduce the speed limit of motorcycles. This follows...

  • Penang looks to boost aquaculture industry through oyster farming

    7 hours ago

    Penang looks to boost aquaculture industry through oyster farming

    GEORGE TOWN, Jan 18 ― Eating oysters fresh out of the sea may seem a novelty only available in foreign countries, but many Malaysians don’t realise that there are oyster farms...

  • Guan Eng clarifies Cameron Highlands development remark to voters

    9 hours ago

    Guan Eng clarifies Cameron Highlands development remark to voters

    PUTRAJAYA, Jan 18 ― Finance Minister Lim Guan Eng today denied telling Cameron Highlands voters to support Pakatan Harapan (PH) if they want the Pahang parliamentary...

  • EC chairman says can operate alone

    8 hours ago

    EC chairman says can operate alone

    PUTRAJAYA, Jan 18 ― Election Commission (EC) chairman Azhar Harun today refuted Umno’s claims that being the only commissioner in the body was unconstitutional. Speaking at a...

  • Felda denies delay in disbursing RM77m aid to settlers, says complaints about ‘salaries’

    9 hours ago

    Felda denies delay in disbursing RM77m aid to settlers, says complaints about ‘salaries’

    KUALA LUMPUR, Jan 18 ― State plantation agency Felda today clarified that it has paid out RM77 million in special aid allocated by Putrajaya to over 35,000 cash-strapped...

  • Wisma Putra: We told Johor MB not to visit JB port

    11 hours ago

    Wisma Putra: We told Johor MB not to visit JB port

    KUALA LUMPUR, Jan 18 ― Wisma Putra today did not back Johor Mentri Besar Datuk Osman Sapian’s visit to the Johor Baru port that sparked a diplomatic incident with Singapore,...

  • Putrajaya appoints companies to help raise RM7.5b samurai bonds

    9 hours ago

    Putrajaya appoints companies to help raise RM7.5b samurai bonds

    PUTRAJAYA, Jan 18 ― The Finance Ministry has appointed joint lead arrangers to spearhead efforts to raise ¥200 billion (RM7.52 billion) in samurai bonds in Japan. Minister Lim...

  • Najib lists his contributions to Cameron Highlands Orang Asli

    8 hours ago

    Najib lists his contributions to Cameron Highlands Orang Asli

    IPOH, Jan 18 ― Datuk Seri Najib Razak today refuted claims that he has not helped the Orang Asli in Cameron Highlands. The former prime minister and ex-Barisan Nasional (BN)...

  • Fireman Adib’s inquest set for next month

    11 hours ago

    Fireman Adib’s inquest set for next month

    SHAH ALAM, Jan 18 ― The Coroner’s Court has set dates from February 11 to April 12 to hear the inquest into the death of fireman Muhammad Adib Mohd Kassim, who perished after...

  • Semenyih to vote on March 2, nomination Feb 16

    11 hours ago

    Semenyih to vote on March 2, nomination Feb 16

    PUTRAJAYA, Jan 18 ― The Election Commission (EC) today announced the by-election for the Semenyih state seat in Selangor will be held on March 2 and nomination on February 16....

  • Malaysia won’t be forced to ratify CPTPP, says minister

    12 hours ago

    Malaysia won’t be forced to ratify CPTPP, says minister

    KUALA LUMPUR, Jan 18 ― Malaysia will not be pressured into ratifying an Asia-Pacific trade deal that the previous Barisan Nasional (BN) administration had ratified,...

  • From Bijan to Bossku: Najib taps into ‘rempit’ culture in working class rebranding (VIDEO)

    16 hours ago

    From Bijan to Bossku: Najib taps into ‘rempit’ culture in working class rebranding (VIDEO)

    COMMENTARY, Jan 18 — Clad in a black parka, black jeans, and black sneakers, Datuk Seri Najib Razak was recorded over the weekend revving up a black-and-red Yamaha Y15ZR 150cc...

  • Inquest into firefighter Adib’s death begins today

    13 hours ago

    Inquest into firefighter Adib’s death begins today

    SHAH ALAM, Jan 18 ― The case management on the inquest to determine the cause of firefighter Muhammad Adib Mohd Kassim’s death will be held at the Sessions Court here...

  • Cops seek info on Indira Gandhi’s missing ex-husband, child

    13 hours ago

    Cops seek info on Indira Gandhi’s missing ex-husband, child

    KUALA LUMPUR, Jan 18 ― Police today admitted that they have yet to identify the whereabouts of Pathmanathan Krishnan @ Muhammad Riduan Abdullah, the Muslim convert former...

  • Israel urges venue change after ban on swimming champs

    16 hours ago

    Israel urges venue change after ban on swimming champs

    JERUSALEM, Jan 18 ― Israel condemned yesterday Malaysia’s ban on Israeli participation in international sporting events it hosts and said the decision was inspired by Prime...

  • Tengku Permaisuri Selangor says satisfied with jailing of laundry cat killer

    15 hours ago

    Tengku Permaisuri Selangor says satisfied with jailing of laundry cat killer

    SHAH ALAM, Jan 18 ― Tengku Permaisuri Selangor, Tengku Permaisuri Norashikin, said she was relieved and satisfied with the Selayang Sessions Court decision to jail the...

  • Guan Eng: Pahang govt finding it hard to develop Cameron Highlands due to debts to Putrajaya

    15 hours ago

    Guan Eng: Pahang govt finding it hard to develop Cameron Highlands due to debts to Putrajaya

    KUALA LIPIS, Jan 18 ― The Pahang government under the leadership of the Barisan Nasional (BN) is finding it hard to help voters in the parliamentary constituency...

  • Syed Saddiq vows to ensure holistic development of sports

    15 hours ago

    Syed Saddiq vows to ensure holistic development of sports

    PUTRAJAYA, Jan 18 ― Youth and Sports Minister Syed Saddiq Syed Abdul Rahman has denied claims that his ministry was only concerned with e-Sports, ignoring the welfare of other...

  • Unpaid Perlis footballers threaten to take salary woes to MACC

    22 hours ago

    Unpaid Perlis footballers threaten to take salary woes to MACC

    KANGAR, Jan 17 — The crisis faced by the Perlis Football Association (PFA) has entered a new phase when the players who were not paid their salary threatened to lodge a...

  • Man kills self after assaulting Kluang couple

    23 hours ago

    Man kills self after assaulting Kluang couple

    KLUANG, Jan 17 — A 25-year-old man was found dead, believed to have committed suicide, after attacking a couple at a house in Taman Kiara Mas 2, here today. Kluang District...

  • Second phase of Penang Hospital upgrade ready by Feb 28, says Dr Afif

    1 day ago

    Second phase of Penang Hospital upgrade ready by Feb 28, says Dr Afif

    GEORGE TOWN, Jan 17 — The RM14 million upgrade of the Penang Hospital (HPP) is expected to be fully completed by the end of February, said State Health, Agriculture and...

  • Sabah police chief: Philippines helping Malaysia to track down cross-border crime suspects

    1 day ago

    Sabah police chief: Philippines helping Malaysia to track down cross-border crime suspects

    SEMPORNA, Jan 17 — The Philippines is helping Malaysia monitor the movements 18 Filipino suspects in the wanted list of the Eastern Sabah Security Command (ESSCom) for what is...

  • Felda says ready to cooperate with MACC after senior officers arrested

    1 day ago

    Felda says ready to cooperate with MACC after senior officers arrested

    KUALA LUMPUR, Jan 17 — Felda will cooperate fully with the Malaysian Anti-Corruption Commission (MACC) to assist investigations in connection with the arrest of two of its...

  • Butterworth coffee factory ordered to close after rat droppings found

    1 day ago

    Butterworth coffee factory ordered to close after rat droppings found

    BUTTERWORTH, Jan 17 — A coffee factory, which has been operating for 69 years, was ordered to be temporarily closed after rat droppings were found on its premises during an...

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    Police: Missing teacher found safe in Perak

    BALIK PULAU, Jan 17 — A female teacher, who went missing after work at Sekolah Kebangsaan Genting here last Monday, has been found safe in Perak today. South-west district...

  • Dr M endorses palm oil in video to combat commodity’s detractors

    1 day ago

    Dr M endorses palm oil in video to combat commodity’s detractors

    KUALA LUMPUR, Jan 17 ― A video clip featuring Prime Minister Tun Dr Mahathir Mohamad has been released today in support of the year-long “Love MY Palm Oil Campaign”, a...

  • EC lodges police report after Cameron Highlands ballot papers went viral on social media

    1 day ago

    EC lodges police report after Cameron Highlands ballot papers went viral on social media

    TANAH RATA, Jan 17 ― The Election Commission (EC) lodged a police report on the distribution of ballot papers for the Cameron Highlands by-election which went viral on the...