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26/09 12:00 am
Four charged with terrorism

KAJANG: Four men arrested just before the 29th SEA Games closing ceremony were charged with having ties with the militant Abu Sayyaf group.

Close shave for pupils as classroom ceiling collapses - 26/09 12:00 am

MELAKA: Seventeen pupils of the century-old SK Convent Infant Jesus (2) here avoided injury after parts of their classroom ceiling collapsed.

PM: US ventures decided by investment committee - 26/09 12:00 am

KUALA LUMPUR: The decision to invest in the United States was made by the countrys investment committee and professionals, said Prime Minister Datuk Seri Najib Tun Razak.

Cerebral palsy athlete believes in own abilities - 26/09 12:00 am

KOTA KINABALU: Having confidence in his abilities paid off for cerebral palsy athlete Eddy Bernard, who won two gold medals in his inaugural outing at the recent 9th Asean Para Games.

Man held for abusing his maid for nine years - 26/09 12:00 am

PETALING JAYA: A man has been arrested for abusing his domestic helper for nine years, as well as not paying her salary.

Thumbs down for thumbprint scanners at Singapore checkpoint - 26/09 12:00 am

JOHOR BARU: Singapores move to get foreign drivers to scan their thumbprints at the Tuas and Woodlands checkpoints have been given the thumbs down by the public.

PM: Bumiputra agenda must go beyond eradicating poverty - 25/09 4:31 pm

KUALA LUMPUR: The Bumiputra economic agenda needs to go beyond merely eradicating poverty and raising the community's equity, said Datuk Seri Najib Tun Razak.

Melaka CM to look into headmaster's transfer - 25/09 4:24 pm

MELAKA: Chief Minister Datuk Seri Idris Haron has assured parents of SRK (T) Kubu here that he will personally look into the "sudden" transfer of its headmaster.

Actor fined RM1,200 for punching Bangladeshi man - 25/09 4:14 pm

KUALA LUMPUR: Popular actor Sharnaaz Ahmad was fined RM1,200 after he pleaded guilty to punching a Bangladeshi man at a golf club here.

A-G's Chambers receives report on tahfiz fire - 25/09 3:56 pm

KUALA TERENGGANU: The police have sent their report on the fire that claimed 23 lives at a religious residential school here to the Attorney-General's Chambers.

Bomoh nabbed for sexually assaulting schoolgirls - 25/09 3:38 pm

BINTULU: A bomoh here has been arrested for sexually assaulting three schoolgirls sent to him for "healing".

I wanted to portray Malaysia as a successful country during US visit - 25/09 12:00 am

KUALA LUMPUR: Datuk Seri Najib Tun Razak has defended his recent visit to the White House, saying that Malaysia would not venture into any investment if it doesnt benefit the country.

MIC seeks win-win solution over unilateral conversion - 25/09 12:00 am

KUALA LUMPUR: MIC is committed to finding a win-win solution to solve the issue of unilateral conversion of children, says MIC president Datuk Seri S. Subramaniam.

PM stands firm in decision to name Subromaniam the Customs D-G - 25/09 12:00 am

KUALA LUMPUR: Prime Minister Datuk Seri Najib Tun Razak said he stood firm in his decision to appoint Datuk T. Subromaniam as the Customs Department director-general despite receiving a petition against his appointment.

PKR man says beer festivals should not be approved in Malaysia - 24/09 11:52 pm

PETALING JAYA: Beer festivals in Malaysia should not be given the green light from the very beginning, said a PKR leader.

Wisma Putra: Asean Chairman's statement on Rohingya crisis a .. - 24/09 10:58 pm

PETALING JAYA: Malaysia is disassociating itself from the Asean chairman statement on the Rohingya humanitarian crisis in Myanmar, calling it a misrepresentation of the reality of the situation.

Azmin on beer fest: Organisers must follow the rules - 24/09 10:48 pm

PORT KLANG: Organisers have to follow the stipulated rules set by the state government and local councils, said Datuk Seri Mohamed Azmin Ali Azmin.

Zahid to attend 86th General Assembly of Interpol during China visit - 24/09 9:25 pm

BEIJING: Datuk Seri Dr Ahmad Zahid Hamidi will begin his working visit to China on Monday.

MIC requests PM to consider previous Cabinet decision on unilateral .. - 24/09 12:40 am

KUALA LUMPUR: MIC has asked Prime Minister Datuk Seri Najib Tun Razak to consider a 2009 Cabinet decision on unilateral conversion that states the religion of a child will remain as it was at the time of birth until age 18.

Najib: MIC must produce GE14 candidates that appeal to all Malaysians - 24/09 12:08 am

KUALA LUMPUR: MIC must be able to produce winnable candidates for the 14th General Election that can appeal to all Malaysians, says Prime Minister Datuk Seri Najib Tun Razak.

'Adiwiraku' wins Best Film at 29th Malaysia Film Festival - 24/09 11:31 am

KUALA LUMPUR: Adiwiraku bagged the main prize at the 29th Malaysia Film Festival when it was named Best Film. It beat nominees Redha, Interchange, Hanyut and Desolasi at the event that took place at the Putra World Trade Centre on Saturday night.

Rafizi served with bankruptcy notice - 24/09 10:35 am

PETALING JAYA: A bankruptcy notice has been served on PKR vice-president Rafizi Ramli over his failure to settle RM306,999.17 in damages and costs related to a defamation suit involving the National Feedlot Corporation (NFC).

Weak earthquake detected in Tongod, Sabah - 24/09 10:11 am

KUALA LUMPUR: A weak earthquake, measuring 3.8 on the Richter scale, was detected 35km northeast of Tongod, Sabah, at 8.25 am Sunday.

Nurse promoting Sabah and its culture through songs - 24/09 12:00 am

KOTA KINABALU: A singing sensation from Sabah is making waves over social media with multilingual ballads in Kadazandusun, English, Chinese and Bahasa Melayu.

Fans of all races praise athletes and spirit of the Games - 24/09 12:00 am

KUALA LUMPUR: In the Asean Para Games spirit of inclusivity, Malaysians of all walks of life came together at the closing ceremony to lend their support to the countrys athletes.

Yuna delights closing ceremony with her hits - 24/09 12:00 am

KUALA LUMPUR: Malaysias favourite songstress Yuna captivated the audience at the closing ceremony of the 9th Asean Para Games at the Bukit Jalil National Stadium with six of her tunes.

Asean Para Games ends on euphoric note with all taking part honoured - 24/09 12:00 am

KUALA LUMPUR: The 9th Asean Para Games ended on an exhilarating note with a showstopper of a closing ceremony at the National Stadium in Bukit Jalil.

Monster youngsters - 24/09 12:00 am

The violent tendencies taking root in our society are a concern, say experts..

Manufacturer keeps his mooncake prices affordable through overseas sales - 24/09 12:00 am

GEORGE TOWN: Mooncakes are more expensive this year but one manufacturer has managed to maintain his prices by increasing exports of the delicacy.

Crocodile in Klang River causes jam on LDP - 23/09 5:28 pm

PETALING JAYA: A crocodile spotted in the Klang River near the Batu 13 toll caused a traffic jam on the Damansara-Puchong Highway (LDP) as curious people gathered to get a glimpse of the reptile.

#WiseUpWithWan campaign aims to end cyber-harassment - 23/09 5:21 pm

PETALING JAYA: The rise of online bullying and cyber harassment has increased in recent years, with Malaysia's growing internet penetration rate and high usage of social media tools.

Stolen motorcycle frames recovered from river - 23/09 3:45 pm

KUALA LUMPUR: Police have recovered the frames of 24 stolen motorcycles that were dumped into a river.

NewGen Party changes name, seeks to join Pakatan - 23/09 2:53 pm

KUALA LUMPUR: New Generation Party has changed its name to Minority Rights Action Party (Mira) and is seeking to officially join Pakatan Harapan.

Anifah: International community should abide by UN principles - 23/09 2:01 pm

KUALA LUMPUR: Malaysia has called on the international community to abide by and uphold the principles of the United Nations (UN) and to treat Israel and others who commit crimes against humanity equally.

Early morning fire destroys 20 squatter homes in Kota Baru - 23/09 1:40 pm

KOTA BARU: An early morning fire destroyed 20 squatter houses at Wakaf Mek Zainab here, leaving 30 people homeless

Najib: National Blue Ocean Strategy has yielded extraordinary results - 23/09 1:39 pm

PEKAN: The National Blue Ocean Strategy (NBOS) has already yielded extraordinary results for the people, said Prime Minister Datuk Seri Najib Tun Razak.

Sarawak cops: Cyber-gambling syndicates changing tactics to escape raids - 23/09 12:27 am

MIRI: Sarawak police are facing stubborn resistance from cyber-gambling syndicates that have changed tactics to escape raids.

Kedah, Perlis floods: Close to 3,000 evacuated - 23/09 11:23 am

KANGAR: Floods in Perlis and Kedah have displaced some 2,900 people.

What's in your copy of The Star today? - 23/09 8:04 am

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Grieving parents hope tahfiz will be safer from now on - 23/09 12:00 am

PETALING JAYA: While still grieving over the deaths of their children in the tahfiz fire last week, parents are glad that the Government is taking steps to ensure safety in these premises to prevent such a tragedy from happening again.

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