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25/05 1:58 pm
Pedra Blanca: Singapore files written observations on Malaysia's ..

SINGAPORE: Singapore has filed with the International Court of Justice (ICJ) its written observations on the admissibility of Malaysia's application to revise the 2008 judgment in the case concerning sovereignty over Pedra Branca, Middle Rocks and South Ledge.



25/05 1:52 pm
Police to conduct five security drills ahead of SEA Games

KUALA LUMPUR: Police will conduct five security drills at four separate locations nationwide as preparations for the upcoming 2017 Southeast Asian (SEA) Games in August.



25/05 1:33 pm
PDK Semenyih provides disabled youth wings to fly

SEMENYIH: When Hazmeer Harun started painting away at the Community-based Rehabilitation centre at the PDK Semenyih recently, it was a sight to behold and the final product was mesmerising.



25/05 1:13 pm
Recent terror attacks in region linked to death of IS's Wanndy: DPM

KUALA LUMPUR: Recent terror attacks in Mindanao, Bangkok and Jakarta are linked to the killing of Malaysian Islamic State (IS) terrorist Muhammad Wanndy Jedi, Deputy Prime Minister Datuk Seri Dr Ahmad Zahid Hamidi said today.



25/05 1:05 pm
3rd Sabah Agricultural Policy aims 3pct food production growth rate

KOTA KINABALU: The newly-launched Sabah Agricultural Policy is aiming to further improve food security level in the state.



25/05 12:56 am
Eyewitness to Jakarta bombings tells of terror

KUALA LUMPUR: An eyewitness to the deadly twin suicide bombings in East Jakarta last night told a local television station that he heard two explosions at a Transjakarta bus stop near the Kampung Melayu bus terminal, the Jakarta Post reported.



25/05 12:40 am
MACC arrests second Kuching cop for alleged graft in 1 week

KUCHING: A police corporal here was arrested yesterday for allegedly soliciting and accepting a RM1,000 bribe.



25/05 12:14 am
Trans-Pacific Partnership: 'Malaysia must not quit'

MALAYSIA should not drop out of the Trans-Pacific Partnership (TPP) despite the withdrawal of the United States from the agreement.



25/05 12:07 am
C-Cycle Challenge participants vow to sign up again next year

KUALA LUMPUR: The New Straits Times and Eco Worlds inaugural C-Cycle Challenge 2017 has impressed participants.



25/05 1:19 am
Police to tighten security at borders following martial law in Mindanao: ..

KUALA LUMPUR: Police will tighten security at the nation's borders, especially in waters adjacent to the Philippines following the declaration of martial law by Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte in the Mindanao region.





Flying of drone weighing over 20kg needs DCA approval - 25/05 1:13 am

PUTRAJAYA: A permit-like approval from the Department of Civil Aviation (DCA) is required to fly a drone with camera weighing over 20 kilogrammes.



SMAP Kajang, SM Sains Kuching Utara emerge winners in 44th Prime Minster's .. - 25/05 12:18 am

BANTING: Sekolah Menengah Agama Persekutuan (SMAP) Kajang and Sekolah Menengah Sains Kuching Utara (SAKURA) were crowned champions at the 44th Prime Minister's Trophy debate in the Bahasa Melayu and English categories, respectively.



Opposition no match for Najib - Salleh - 24/05 11:49 pm

KUALA LUMPUR: The current political developments in the country, especially ahead of the 14th General Election (GE14) shows that Datuk Seri Najib Razak is a far better politician qualified to lead the country.



PM Najib: Don't take advantage of customers - 24/05 10:50 pm

KUALA LUMPUR: Prime Minister Datuk Seri Najib Razak has reminded traders not to take advantage against customers during Ramadan, just to make excessive profits.



Celcom launches new entertainment pack - 24/05 10:46 pm

KUALA LUMPUR: Xpax, Celcom Axiata Bhd's main prepaid brand, is introducing its new entertainment pack, Video Walla and Music Walla, for its customers who are music and video entertainment lovers.



Power outage hits Kuching, Sri Aman and Miri - 24/05 10:30 pm

MIRI: Two separate tripping incidents along Kemena-Bintulu and Similajau-Tudan transmission lines have caused power supply disruption to Kuching, Sri Aman and Miri today.



Pas excos retained in the interest of stability in Selangor Azmin - 24/05 10:19 pm

SHAH ALAM: The three state executive councillors from PAS were retained in the interest of maintaining the stability of the Selangor state government ahead of the 14th General Election (GE14).



Motorcyclists and pillion rider killed in a hit-and-run - 24/05 10:17 pm

KUALA LUMPUR: A motorcyclists and his pillion rider were killed after they were thrown-off their machine and dragged 25 metres in a hit-and-run incident at Jalan Duta here today.



BN lawmakers grill Guan Eng over Lebuhraya Peel land sale deal - 24/05 10:14 pm

GEORGE TOWN: Chief Minister Lim Guan Eng was put on the spot by Umno lawmakers over the Lebuhraya Peel land sale for a hospital expansion project by a foreign investor.





10 media companies join forces for Malaysia#QuranHour - 24/05 4:46 pm

SHAH ALAM: The Malaysia#QuranHour programme set for this 24th Ramadan (possibly on June 19) will see 10 media companies coming together for the second time to promote reading of the al-Quran among Muslims.



Alor Gajah CID chief is latest cop detained in Melaka 'protection racket' .. - 24/05 4:34 pm

MELAKA: The Malaysian Anti-Corruption Commission (MACC) today detained the Alor Gajah criminal investigation department (CID) chief as part of its probe into an alleged protection racket for vice dens in the state.



12 students receive scholarships from Agong - 24/05 4:01 pm

KUALA LUMPUR: Yang di-Pertuan Agong Sultan Muhammad V today conferred the Yang Di-Pertuan Agong Scholarship (BYDPA) 2017 to 12 students of higher institutions of learning.



Penang Zakat to conduct internal investigation into graft scandal - 24/05 3:57 pm

GEORGE TOWN: Penang Zakat will conduct its own internal investigation into an alleged graft involving five of its officers including its chief executive officer.





Melaka suspends import of coal via Tg Beruas Port after pollution .. - 24/05 3:41 pm

MELAKA: The state government today declared an immediate suspension on the import of coal via the Tanjung Beruas Port after it was found to have been be the cause of serious air pollution which affected more than 500 homes in its vicinity.





36 suspected Gang 360 Devan members plead not guilty to organised crime .. - 24/05 3:39 pm

KUALA LUMPUR: A 'Datuk' and 35 others, suspected to be members of 'Gang 360 Devan', pleaded not guilty at the High Court, here, today for being part of an organised crime group.





Culture broader, international perspective, US Ambassador tells Malaysian .. - 24/05 3:21 pm

KOTA KINABALU: Malaysian youths should strive to study abroad and bring back valuable knowledge and experience to benefit the nation, United States' Ambassador to Malaysia Kamala Shirin Lakhdir said today.



It's official: Geely acquires 49pct stake in Proton - 24/05 3:03 pm

PUTRAJAYA: National carmaker Proton's search for a foreign strategic partner has finally ended, in the form of Chinese automaker Geely.



With Geely's proven track record, Proton can grow further: Analysts - 24/05 2:35 pm

KUALA LUMPUR: News that China's Geely Automobile Holdings Ltd has emerged as the foreign strategic partner for Proton augurs well for Malaysia as the partnership will place the national carmaker on a firm footing towards future growth.



Melaka pig farmers get 1-year grace period to change to modern farming .. - 24/05 1:43 pm

ALOR GAJAH: Pig farmers in Paya Mengkuang here have been given one year to switch from conventional to modern farming or face the risk of shutdown.



Customs: About 62,000 companies submit dubious GST statements - 24/05 1:15 pm

KOTA KINABALU: About 62,000 companies in the country have failed to comply with guidelines in submitting their Goods and services (GST) tax statements.



Penang Free School documents & artifacts to be preserved, thanks to .. - 24/05 1:09 pm

GEORGE TOWN: The National Archives today signed a Memorandum of Cooperation (MoC) with the Penang Free School (PFS), aimed at conserving and preserving the education institution's rich history.





140 live pangolins rescued from house in Alor Star - 24/05 12:58 am

ALOR STAR: A total of 140 live pangolins were rescued following a police raid at a house in Taman Desa Seraya, Jalan Lencong Barat here, yesterday.



Grocery story owner jailed a day, fined for bribing Immigration officer - 24/05 12:17 am

PETRA JAYA: A grocery shop operator was jailed a day and fined RM10,000, in default two months jail, by the Kuching Special Court for Corruption today for bribing an enforcement officer last year.



Grocery store owner jailed a day, fined for bribing Immigration officer - 24/05 12:17 am

PETRA JAYA: A grocery shop operator was jailed a day and fined RM10,000, in default two months jail, by the Kuching Special Court for Corruption today for bribing an enforcement officer last year.



Sabah timber industry set to boost with return of licensing power: LDP - 24/05 11:44 am

KOTA KINABALU: Liberal Democratic Party (LDP) has applauded the Federal government for returning the licensing power for exports and import of timber products to the Sabah government.



Cabotage exemption not good enough to reduce price of goods in East Msia - 24/05 11:23 am

KOTA KINABALU: The exemption of the cabotage policy should be coupled with additional measures in order to significantly reduce the price of goods in East Malaysia.



Sarawak traffic cop remanded five days to assist MACC bribery probe - 24/05 11:22 am

KUCHING: The Malaysian Anti-Corruption Commission (MACC) has arrested a traffic policeman yesterday for allegedly accepting bribe amounting to RM4,500.





JICA keen to establish sisterhood pact between Japanese towns and Sabah .. - 24/05 11:17 am

TUARAN: The Japan International Cooperation Agency (JICA) is keen to establish a sisterhood pact with rural villages in Sabah to allow greater people-to-people interaction and cooperation.





Fifteen Melaka policemen reshuffled following MACC probe - 24/05 10:44 am

KUALA LUMPUR: A total of 15 policemen and officers from the Melaka contingent have been reshuffled following a corruption scandal which has hit the force in the state.



Man arrested in connection with Pastor Koh abduction - 24/05 10:27 am

KUALA LUMPUR: Police have confirmed that a man was arrested last week in connection with the abduction of Pastor Raymond Koh.




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Focus on 1MDB allows other abuses to go unnoticed, .. - Mkini
Malaysiakini (subscription) Focus on 1MDB allows other abuses to go unnoticed, economist warns Malaysiakini (subscription) However, economist Jomo Kwame Sundaram now warns that the focus on 1MDB has allowed other excesses to go relatively unnoticed. As an example, the former United Nations ..
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Jomo: Foreign political funding always raises red flag .. - FMT
Free Malaysia Today Jomo: Foreign political funding always raises red flag Free Malaysia Today Another panellist, prominent human rights lawyer Syahredzan Johan proposed that a law be enacted to clearly spell out the role of a caretaker government from the time parliament was dissolved for a ..
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Indonesia probes suicide attack that killed 3 .. - CNA
Channel NewsAsia Indonesia probes suicide attack that killed 3 policemen Channel NewsAsia Indonesia's elite anti-terror squad was Thursday investigating a suicide bombing attack near a busy Jakarta bus station that killed three policemen. AFP/FERNANDO. 25 May 2017 12:25PM (Updated: 25 May 2017 ..
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Mahathir bemoans 'loss' of Proton, says more assets .. - FMT
Free Malaysia Today Mahathir bemoans 'loss' of Proton, says more assets may be sold Free Malaysia Today The former prime minister says Proton may do splendidly after Geely buys over a 49.9% stake but that he cannot be proud of the success of something that does not belong to him or his country. ..
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DJI unveils its smallest drone ever - AsiaOne - Asiaone
AsiaOne DJI unveils its smallest drone ever AsiaOne DJI unveiled its tiny Spark drone on Wednesday, and it's sort of the anti-drone for consumers. It's small enough to fit in your hand, launches and lands from there, can be controlled almost entirely with gestures, lets you take a selfie from just 10 ..
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The eyes have it: How to prevent visual hacking in .. - Securityinfowatch
SecurityInfoWatch The eyes have it: How to prevent visual hacking in financial institutions SecurityInfoWatch He has developed and sustained risk oversight for major financial institutions in privacy, data protection, information security, incident response management, enterprise assessments and ..
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Cloak and Dagger Android Vulnerability is Supremely .. - Infosecurity-magazine
Infosecurity Magazine Cloak and Dagger Android Vulnerability is Supremely Dangerous Infosecurity Magazine A new vulnerability for Android , dubbed Cloak and Dagger, has been discovered by the Georgia Institute of Technology . It makes it easier for bad actors to pass off trojanized apps as ..
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Facebook will court 'millennials' with its original .. - Engadget
Engadget Facebook will court 'millennials' with its original videos Engadget Facebook's dreams of pushing original video shows may be delayed, but that's doing little to stop its ever-growing ambitions. Reuters sources claim that Facebook has landed deals with a slew of "millennial-focused" ..
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