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21/07 12:37 am
Reformasi movement betrayed by Dr M's appointment as PH Chairman

KUALA LUMPUR: Tun Dr Mahathir Mohamads appointment as the chairman of the pro-tem Pakatan Harapan (PH) has been described as one of the biggest betrayal to the Reformasi movement according to a human rights activist.

21/07 12:19 am
Indonesian media visits NSTP, gains valuable knowledge on digital media ..

KUALA LUMPUR: Indonesian media practitioners today visited Balai Berita to study New Straits Times Press Bhds (NSTP) innovative digital media practices.

Ahmad Zahid visits Kelantan; 20,000 expected to attend Umno get-together - 20/07 11:57 pm

KOTA BARU: More than 20,000 people are expected to attend a get-together with Umno vice-president Datuk Seri Dr Ahmad Zahid Hamidi at the Kelantan Foundation for the Poor in Padang Kala, Melor here.

The people matter to the government - 20/07 11:42 pm

PUTRAJAYA: The view of the people matters said Umno secretary-general Datuk Seri Tengku Adnan Tengku Mansor tonight as the government charts new direction under the National Transformation 2050 (TN50).

Shahidan lodges report against Facebook user for malicious remark - 20/07 11:06 pm

KANGAR: Minister in the Prime Ministers Department Datuk Seri Shahidan Kassim today lodged a police report against a Facebook user for accusing him of causing the death of his own child 16 years ago.

Dr M acknowledges working with Kit Siang to topple Najib - 20/07 10:30 pm

GEORGE TOWN: Tun Dr Mahathir Mohamad has publicly admitted that he had worked together with his long-time nemesis Lim Kit Siang to topple Prime Minister Datuk Seri Najib Razak.

Sekinchan fisherman claims Indonesian authorities fired shots at his .. - 20/07 10:24 pm

SABAK BERNAM: A fishing boat owner from Sekinchan claimed that the Indonesian authorities had randomly fired at his vessel for allegedly trespassing into their waters last Friday.

MIC aims to retain nine parliamentary seats, 19 state seats in GE14 - 20/07 9:48 pm

MELAKA: MIC is looking to retain candidacy of nine parliamentary and 19 state seats as per the 2013 general election in the coming elections.

NIOSH opens southern regional office in Pengerang - 20/07 9:43 pm

KOTA TINGGI: The National Institute of Occupational Safety and Health (NIOSH) yesterday opened a new office in Pengerang, bringing the total number of NIOSH offices and branches to 15, nationwide.

MySihat kicks off three-day 'Smoke-free Cities' workshop - 20/07 1:24 pm

GEORGE TOWN: The Malaysian Health Promotion Board (MySihat) kickstarted its three day '5th Smoke-Free Cities Regional Workshop and the Summit of Smoke-free Leaders' today.

Guan Eng on DAP CEC re-election: We're keeping our options open - 20/07 1:22 pm

GEORGE TOWN: DAP secretary-general Lim Guan Eng has dismissed claims that the party will not hold another re-election for its central executive committee (CEC).

Najib wants Umno division heads to address specific needs of civil servants - 20/07 1:19 pm

KUALA LUMPUR: Umno president Datuk Seri Najib Razak wants party division chiefs to listen and provide unique solutions to the variety of issues faced by different segments of civil servants nationwide, an Umno senior leader said today.

REV Asia to springboard on Malaysia, Asean's robust digital environment - 20/07 1:15 pm

PETALING JAYA: REV Asia Bhd intends to take full advantage of Malaysia's as well as Asean's robust digital space in order to expand its business further.

Two Pulau Tioman villages now connected, thanks to brand new boardwalk - 20/07 12:30 am

ROMPIN: Prime Minister Datuk Seri Najib Razak today launched the 310m boardwalk connecting Kampung Tekek to Kampung Air Batang at Pulau Tioman here.

Motorcyclist killed in emergency lane crash at North-South Expressway - 20/07 12:18 am

SUNGAI PETANI: A factory worker was killed when he crashed his motorcycle into the rear of a lorry at Km102.7 of the North-South Expressway here last night.

Forty arrested as Sarawak police declare war on illegal gambling - 20/07 12:09 am

KUCHING: Forty people were arrested in the police's largest illegal lottery crackdown in the state yesterday.

Jempol housewife charged with killing own mother - 20/07 11:56 am

JELEBU: A housewife was charged at the Magistrate's Court here today with murdering her mother in Jempol, last month.

National Day 2017 celebration to reenact Aug 31, 1957 moments - 20/07 11:53 am

PUTRAJAYA: The National Day celebration this year will feature a unique feature as it will pay homage to the country's first Independence Day celebration back in 1957.

Half a million Malaysians have Hepatitis C...but they don't know it yet - 20/07 11:44 am

KUALA LUMPUR: It is estimated that about 500,000 Malaysians have Hepatitis C, but most of them are unaware of their infection, said Health Minister Datuk Seri Dr S. Subramaniam.

Thai general, provincial politicians found guilty in trafficking trial - 20/07 7:34 am

BANGKOK: An army general, two provincial politicians and police officers were among 62 people out of a total of 103 defendants found guilty on Wednesday by a judge in Thailands biggest human trafficking trial.

No decision yet on DAP CEC election - 20/07 12:04 am

KUALA LUMPUR: The DAP has yet to confirm whether or not it will hold a re-election for its Central Executive Committee (CEC) as demanded by the Registrar of Societies (RoS).

One killed after suspected chemical leak on ship, 3 others hospitalised - 19/07 11:31 pm

ALOR GAJAH: A chemical leak on board a ship at the Kuala Linggi jetty here resulted in the death of a ship's crew member, while another three have been rushed to the Alor Gajah Hospital for treatment.

Johor Council of Royal Court condemns false statement framing TMJ - 19/07 11:01 pm

JOHOR BARU: The Johor Council of Royal Court lodged a police report against a false statement uploaded online that linked the Tunku Mahkota Johor Tunku Ismail Sultan Ibrahim with Umno and the general election.

Don't fret if rabies vaccines unavailable, Vet Dept tells pet owners - 19/07 9:31 pm

PUTRAJAYA: Vaccines for rabies are not readily available outside Perak and Sarawak. But pet owners in Peninsular Malaysia need not fret because the situation is under control, said Veterinary Services Department (DVS).

Police unable to act as schools stay mum on cases of gangsterism, bullying - 19/07 9:28 pm

JOHOR BARU: The existence of special police liaison officers in schools meant to safeguard students have not deterred cases of gangsterism or bullying in schools.

Pakatan Harapan's leaders each have clear-cut roles: Muhyiddin - 19/07 9:19 pm

PETALING JAYA: Tan Sri Muhyiddin Yassin has denied claims that there is no clear demarcation of roles in Pakatan Harapans top posts, saying the functions of each office bearer are well defined in the pacts draft constitution.

Eleven men, students caught red-handed at Kampung Gong Kepas homestay drug .. - 19/07 9:16 pm

BESUT: Police detained 11 men, including four secondary school students at a drug party in a homestay in Kampung Gong Kepas here, yesterday.

MACC tracking down key witnesses in FIC's London hotel buy - 19/07 9:10 pm

KUALA LUMPUR: Malaysian Anti-Corruption Commission (MACC) is tracking down several other key witnesses to facilitate investigations into the Felda Investment Corporation Sdn Bhd (FIC) purchase of a hotel in London, United Kingdom.

Two year old girl among three killed in road accident - 19/07 8:32 pm

TAMPIN: A two-year old girl and her mother were among three people who were killed in an accident between a multi purpose vehicle (MPV) and a four wheel drive ferrying workers, here today.

Rabies in Sarawak: Another round of free vaccination campaign tomorrow - 19/07 7:48 pm

KUCHING: Another round of free vaccination campaign to contain the rabies outbreak will be held at the Padawan community hall here tomorrow.

Shahidan ready to go against friend, Dr M, if the interest of the gov't, .. - 19/07 7:38 pm

PUTRAJAYA: Those who go against Barisan Nasional (BN) and the government will be opposed off even if they are friends.

Genovasi University College gets green light - 19/07 7:20 pm

PUTRAJAYA: Prime Minister Datuk Seri Najib Razak today announced that Genovasi Malaysia has received approval from the Higher Education Ministry to establish Genovasi University College (GUC).

Entrepreneur fetes children from Kuala Terengganu orphanage to seafood .. - 19/07 6:39 pm

KUALA TERENGGANU: The spirit of giving this Aidilfitri continues as Manhattan Fish Market here held a small but hearty do for 15 students and two teachers from the Tahfiz Ar-Rusd orphanage in Pasir Panjang.

Probe on Sivarasa's mosque speech complete, Jais to submit report to .. - 19/07 6:27 pm

SHAH ALAM: Investigation papers over the misuse of An-Nur Mosque, Kampung Melayu Subang by Subang MP R. Sivarasa has been completed and will be handed over to the Sultan of Selangor, Sultan Sharafuddin Idris Shah by this week.

Fuel prices unchanged for July 20 - 26 - 19/07 6:25 pm

KUALA LUMPUR: Fuel prices will remain unchanged from last week for the period of July 20 - 26.

Taiping girls bitten by rabid dog to be monitored for next 2 to 3 months - 19/07 6:16 pm

PUTRAJAYA: Two girls who were bitten by a rabid dog in Kuala Sepetang, Taiping early this month will be closely monitored for the next two to three months.

MCMC, AT&T host Malaysia Developers' Day, call for participation of future .. - 19/07 6:06 pm

KUALA LUMPUR: Future aspiring developers, innovators and entrepreneurs who are passionate in Internet data analytics can show off their talents at the fifth Malaysia Developers Day, next month.

Gov't establishing special committee to empower shariah courts - 19/07 5:40 pm

KOTA BARU: A special committee will be established to facilitate the setting up of more shariah courts in the country, and to further empower existing ones.

Ministry investigates school for giving students 2 days off as teachers .. - 19/07 5:22 pm

PUTRAJAYA: The Education Ministry is investigating a school in Ampang for issuing a letter to parents, which stated that its students have been given two days leave from school as the teachers had to attend a general election (GE) briefing.

Zakat Penang CEO charged with 3 counts of graft; faces 2 years' jail - 19/07 2:33 pm

BUTTERWORTH: Zakat Penangs chief executive officer was charged with three counts of graft at the sessions court here today.

News Buzz    

Umno unfazed by Singapore 1MDB convictions, denies it .. - M-Ins
The Malaysian Insight Umno unfazed by Singapore 1MDB convictions, denies it is kleptocracy The Malaysian Insight They said Singapore authorities were well within their rights to take action if they felt that their money-laundering laws had been flouted. In Malaysia , however, authorities have ..
News Maker    

I will contest in GE only if desperately needed: Dr M .. - Today
Free Malaysia Today I will contest in GE only if desperately needed: Dr M TODAYonline KUALA LUMPUR Former Malaysian Prime Minister Dr Mahathir Mohamad has downplayed the possibility of him contesting the next polls, saying he will only do so if it is desperately needed. In a Sinar Online ..

Large earthquake reported between Turkish coast and .. - Telegraph Large earthquake reported between Turkish coast and Greek island of Kos A large earthquake has been reported off the Turkish coast and the Greek Islands in an area popular with British Tourist. Video Added from #Bodrum#Tsunami #Earthquake ..

Exxon Mobil must pay $2 million fine - Press Herald - Pressherald
Press Herald Exxon Mobil must pay $2 million fine Press Herald WASHINGTON Exxon Mobil Corp. must pay a $2 million fine for showing reckless disregard for U.S. sanctions on Russia while Secretary of State Rex Tillerson was the oil giant's CEO, the Treasury Department said Thursday. Exxon ..

Massive iceberg breaks off ice shelf - The Straits .. - Straitstimes
The Straits Times Massive iceberg breaks off ice shelf The Straits Times The growing crack in the Larsen C Ice Shelf as seen in February. Last week, a 5,800 sq km iceberg - more than eight times the size of Singapore - calved from the ice shelf.PHOTO: AGENCE FRANCE-PRESSE. Published. 1 hour ago. ..
Tech Hack    

Qatar says cyberattack 'originated from the UAE' - .. - Aljazeera
Gulf Times Qatar says cyberattack 'originated from the UAE' During a news conference in Doha on Thursday, officials said the planning for the hacking of Qatar News Agency (QNA) started as early as April. Investigators also reportedly traced the IP ( internet protocol) address ..
Wireless Mobile    

10 Things to Try in Your Mobile App & The Technology .. - Business2community
Business 2 Community 10 Things to Try in Your Mobile App & The Technology Behind Them Business 2 Community Universal apps can be compatible with iPhone , iPad, iPod Touch, iWatch, and Apple TVand they provide better user experience because they're customized with assets for that particular ..
Tech Watch    

Samsung's Unpacked event happens August 23, likely .. - Techcrunch
TechCrunch Samsung's Unpacked event happens August 23, likely bringing the Galaxy Note 8 with it TechCrunch Samsung's next Unpacked event is arriving right on schedule and all signs point to it bringing the Galaxy Note 8 along for the ride. The big show lines up with the phablet's ..
Automotive Future    

Self-driving cars cut accident rates -- not insurance .. - Cnet
CNET Self-driving cars cut accident rates -- not insurance rates CNET That's the assessment of Forrester Research analysts who surveyed auto industry players about the disruptions coming from self-driving cars . A reduction in the 94 percent of accidents caused by human error sounds great, ..