NAY PYI TAW: The Myanmar government has agreed to allow aid from the Food Flotilla for Myanmar humanitarian mission to enter the country. Malaysian ambassador to Myanmar Mohd Haniff Abd Rahman announcing this today, said the Myanmar authorities have agreed verbally to allow the mission to take place
BEIJING (AP) — China is preparing to retaliate if U.S. President-elect Donald Trump raises duties on Chinese goods and already has toughened its stance, an American business group said Wednesday. Trump, who is due to be inaugurated Friday, threatened during his campaign to raise import duties on Chinese
KUALA LUMPUR: Former Bersih 2.0 treasurer was today questioned by police over funds allegedly received from US billionaire George Soros’s Open Society Foundation (OSF). Masjaliza Hamzah, 50, said she has chosen to remain silent when asked on the matter. "All questions asked were related to Bersih
KUALA LUMPUR, Jan 18 — Police today interviewed former Bersih 2.0 treasurer Masjaliza Hamzah over funds the group allegedly received from US billionaire George Soros’s Open Society Foundations...
PENAMPANG: The final decision to continue or scrape the controversial Kaiduan Dam project at Ulu Papar here will lie in the hands of the state cabinet, said Sabah deputy chief minister Tan Sri Joseph Pairin Kitingan.
KOTA KINABALU: Sabah Umno liason chief Datuk Seri Musa Aman is calling on all division leaders to continue meeting the people and listening to their plight in order to assist those in the grassroots. Musa said the emergence of new local-based opposition parties should serve as a reminder for Umno members
GEORGE TOWN, Jan 18 — The Penang government is willing to partner with the Penang Port Commission (PPC) for the Swettenham Pier Cruise Terminal expansion project, said Penang Chief Minister Lim...
SYDNEY (AP) — Three nations shelled out around $160 million and years' worth of work on the underwater search for missing Malaysia Airlines Flight 370. The result: No plane. The only tangible — and arguably most important — clues into what happened to the aircraft have come courtesy of ordinary citizens
SHAH ALAM: The decision on actions to be taken following the botched New Year eve’s fireworks display in Pandamaran Sports Complex will be made in a week or two. Selangor Menteri Besar Datuk Seri Azmin Ali said the internal investigation report on the mishap, which was supposed to be discussed in today
JOHOR BARU: A 36-year-old car spray painter claimed trial at the magistrate’s court today to causing grievous hurt to his 21-year-old employee more than a week ago.Mohd Firdaus Zahari pleaded not guilty to the charge under Section 324 of the Penal Code, which carries a jail sentence of up to three years
KUALA LUMPUR: Malaysia will push for the passing of an Organisation of Islamic Cooperation (OIC) resolution urging the Myanmar government to allow unimpeded access for humanitarian assistance to reach the Rohingya community in the Rakhine State. This was announced by Foreign Minister Datuk Seri Anifah
ALOR STAR: Beginning this year, all study loans given out by the Kedah State Scholarship Board will be converted into full scholarship for university students graduating with first class honour. In announcing the good news today, Menteri Besar Datuk Seri Ahmad Bashah Md Hanipah said the state government
JERANTUT: The new Felda Investment Corporation Sdn Bhd (FIC)'s board of directors lineup will be unveiled in February, said Felda chairman Tan Sri Shahrir Abdul Samad. "They (the current board of directors) were ordered to resign to make it easier to implement reforms and reorganise the company
SUBANG JAYA: A body of a man was found at Km35.5 of the Kesas Highway here today. The remains of the man were discovered by motorists travelling along the road.District police chief Assistant Commissioner Mohammad Azlin Sadari said no documentations were found on the body but the victim is believed to
MALACCA: Police rescued eight foreign women, said to be victims of human trafficking, following a raid on a vice den in Jalan Tun Ali here last night. Malacca criminal investigations department chief Assistant Commissioner Kamaluddin Kassim said a 64-year old local man, said to be the caretaker of the
KOTA BARU: Pas has stated that the party has its own reason for not attending the official launch of Parti Pribumi Bersatu Malaysia (PPBM) last Saturday. Pas vice-president Datuk Mohd Amar Nik Abdullah said Lim Kit Siang’s statement that Pas is giving its support to Prime Minister Datuk Seri Najib Razak
KANGAR: Perlis National Border Security Agency (Aksem) has seized 380kg of ketum leaves worth RM19,000 at an empty house in Sungai Mata Air in Padang Besar early today.Its commander Deputy Superintendent Syed Basri Syed Ali said acting on a public tip-off, a team from Padang Besar Aksem intelligence
KUALA LUMPUR, Jan 18 — PKR de facto leader Datuk Seri Anwar Ibrahim's attempt to challenge the Pardons Board following the rejection of his royal pardon application will be brought before the...
KUALA LUMPUR: Checks on various types of branded flour sold nationwide shows that the level of benzoyl peroxide is still below the rate allowed. Health director-general Datuk Dr Noor Hisham Abdullah said according to the provisions under the Food Regulations 1985 of the Food Act 1983, the use of benzoyl
GEORGE TOWN, Jan 18 — The Election Commission's (EC) proposed redelineation exercise will sustain malapportionment in constituents nationwide and may even make it worse, political and social...
KOTA KINABALU: Three men including a boat skipper are missing at sea after their vessel from Labuan, bound for the Philippines, sank in waters off Pulau Mantanani here yesterday. The victims, all from the Philippines, are skipper Abdulla Salin Kunsali, 62, Alan Darain Pahellong, 46 and Al Rajib Malahi
BESUT: Search and rescue team deployed three drones as search for a boy who went missing while swimming with three friends near Pantai Bukit Keluang last Saturday, entered the fifth day today. District deputy police chief Deputy Superintendent Kasmani Hassan said the drones, handled by three operators
KUALA KANGSAR: The Sessions Court here today acquitted and discharge a teacher of illicit possession of examination papers related to the primary school achievement test (UPSR) in 2014. Judge Niran Tan Kran read out the ruling which stated that the prosecution had failed to establish a prima facie case
ALOR STAR: The Kedah government today issued a warning to its civil servants, cautioning them against playing golf during office hours. Menteri Besar Datuk Seri Ahmad Bashah Md Hanipah said effective immediately, civil servants are also barred from playing golf overseas, or participating in golf packages
SYDNEY (AP) — Australian officials defended their suspension of the fruitless deep-sea sonar search for Malaysia Airlines Flight 370, insisting on Wednesday that the enormous costs involved played no role in their decision to halt the nearly three-year hunt.