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18/02 12:00 am
Pressure piling on new Proton CEO

CEO Dr Li is instituting changes to Proton to reduce cost and improve quality, but these measures are facing opposition from some quarters.

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The way people live, work and play has been transformed by good connectivity.

Mat rempit remain a problem

JOHOR BARU: Authorities are facing an uphill battle to rid the countrys roads of illegal motorcycle racers or mat rempit.

Muar named the cleanest tourist city in the Asean region

JOHOR BARU: The royal town of Muar in north-western Johor has been declared the cleanest tourist city in Asean.

PM hopes CNY brings Barisan good luck - 18/02 12:00 am

KUALA LUMPUR: Datuk Seri Najib Tun Razak expressed hope that the Chinese New Year will bring good fortune for Barisan Nasional at the coming general election.

Diversity is a blessing - 18/02 12:00 am

The Chinese New Year is not a religious festival but the ushering in of the Chinese lunar year. Everyone should take the chance to visit each other and foster relationships during this festive time.

Maids death an isolated case, Zahid assures Indonesia - 18/02 12:00 am

PETALING JAYA: Malaysia hopes that Indonesia will still send domestic workers to the country despite the death of an Indonesian maid.

Langkawi gets RM1.3bil boost - 18/02 12:00 am

LANGKAWI: Five new government projects worth RM1.3bil will be implemented here under the 11th Malaysia Plan (11MP), said Datuk Seri Najib Tun Razak.

Guests moved as hotels walls crumble - 18/02 12:00 am

KUANTAN: Guests of a hotel in Bukit Tinggi, Bentong, were evacuated when parts of its walls collapsed.

Chinese national found dead in house in Johor - 17/02 11:03 pm

JOHOR BARU: A Chinese national was found dead in a house in Kahang on Saturday.

Cars damaged after tree uprooted in Bangsar - 17/02 6:32 pm

PETALING JAYA: Two cars were damaged after a huge tree at an apartment in Bangsar was uprooted following strong winds on Saturday evening.

MetMalaysia: Cold weather phenomenon in East Coast could recur - 17/02 5:49 pm

KUALA LUMPUR: The cold weather experienced in several areas in Peninsular Malaysia is a temporary phenomenon. However, it can recur if northeast monsoon winds from Siberia and China blow towards the peninsula.

Malaysian and Singaporean charged over threat to circulate teen's sex video - 17/02 4:46 pm

SINGAPORE: A 17-year-old boy here was made to hand over S$2,000 (RM5,940) to two men, one of them a Malaysian, to stop a sex video being circulated on social media.

US urges Malaysia to protect minority Muslims sought by China - 17/02 4:09 pm

WASHINGTON: The United States has urged Malaysia to offer temporary protection to 11 Uighur Muslims whose extradition is being sought by China.

Woman found hanged in Kota Kinabalu, no foul play suspected - 17/02 3:48 pm

KOTA KINABALU: A woman was believed to have hanged herself to death in a house at Taman BDC off Kolombong near here on Friday (Feb 16).

MASwings apologises for Sabah and Sarawak flight delays - 17/02 3:37 pm

KOTA KINABALU: MASwings has apologised to the hundreds of passengers travelling within Sabah and Sarawak on the eve of Chinese New Year (Feb 15) who were stranded when their flights were delayed or cancelled.

Malaysia undergoes seventh trade policy review at WTO - 17/02 3:36 pm

KUALA LUMPUR: Malaysia underwent its seventh Trade Policy Review (TPR) at the World Trade Organisation in Geneva, an exercise mandated by the WTO agreement to ensure transparency of trade policies and measures.

Ti: Mistakes happen, dont stir up hate - 17/02 3:28 pm

PETALING JAYA: Parties with vested interests should not stir up hate and anger over mere mistakes, says Datuk Seri Ti Lian Ker.

90 Bentong hotel guests evacuated after wall collapses - 17/02 2:37 pm

KUANTAN: A total of 90 guests of a hotel in Bukit Tinggi, Bentong near here had to be evacuated early this morning after part of its walls collapsed.

Terengganu MB is confident Barisan can regain lost seats in coming GE - 17/02 2:12 pm

KUALA TERENGGANU: Barisan Nasional (BN) remains confident of winning back seats it lost in the last general election as trust among constituents strengthens.

Four-year-old drowns, sibling in ICU after playing in water during visit .. - 17/02 2:01 pm

IPOH: A four-year-old boy was found drowned in a tub of water, while his younger brother is fighting for his life at the intensive care unit of a hospital here.

Over 250,000 tourists from China during Chinese News Year - 17/02 1:46 pm

KUALA LUMPUR: More than 250,000 Chinese tourists are expected to visit Malaysia during this Chinese New Year celebration compared to nearly 200,000 during the celebration last year.

Indonesian ambassador proposes a moratorium on domestic workers in Malaysia - 17/02 1:23 pm

PETALING JAYA: Indonesian ambassador to Malaysia Rusdi Kirana has proposed a moratorium on sending its citizens to work in Malaysia following the death of yet another domestic worker who was allegedly abused by an employer here.

Special allocation for B40 Indians to be launched - 16/02 10:17 pm

LANGKAWI: A special allocation for the Indian community under the B40 category to make Amanah Saham 1Malaysia (AS1M) investments will be launched at the end of the month.

MAS dismisses claim flight to Jeddah experienced technical difficulties - 16/02 9:22 pm

PETALING JAYA: Malaysia Airlines has refuted claims on social media that Flight MH8008 from Kuala Lumpur to Jeddah, Saudi Arabia was facing technical difficulties.

Three drug pushers nabbed in Kota Tinggi - 16/02 8:34 pm

KOTA TINGGI: Police detained three suspected drug pushers at a drug den in an oil palm plantation at Felda Aping Barat here on Thursday (Feb 15).

Najib: Indian community must have 'nambike' in BN leadership - 16/02 8:09 pm

LANGKAWI: The Indian community must have "nambike" (confidence/faith) in Barisan Nasional as the only party capable of ruling the country, said Datuk Seri Najib Tun Razak.

Four drown, another missing at Tok Bali Beach - 16/02 6:20 pm

PASIR PUTEH: Four members of the same family, including a father and daughter, were found drowned Friday (Feb 16) at the Tok Bali Beach here while another is still missing.

Three drown at Sungai Sendat waterfalls - 16/02 6:13 pm

KUALA LUMPUR: Three men were found drowned at the Sungai Sendat waterfalls in Ulu Yam, Kuala Kubu Baru on Friday afternoon (Feb 16).

Dr Wee: Voters in Ayer Hitam can tell if one is a seasonal politician - 16/02 5:00 pm

KUALA LUMPUR: Constituents of Ayer Hitam are wise enough to judge between those who have been working to serve them and seasonal politicians who only appear during the polls.

Mustapa: Allegations about Chinese investments aimed at instigating people - 16/02 4:53 pm

KOTA BARU: Allegations made by the Opposition that China's investments in Malaysia will have a negative impact on the country are merely aimed at stoking the people's anger at the Government, said Datuk Seri Mustapa Mohamed.

Ka Chuan: Government planning to get Tata Group to set up plant in Tanjung .. - 16/02 4:43 pm

IPOH: The Government has plans to bring Indias biggest multinational automotive manufacturing company, Tata Group, to Tanjung Malim, Perak.

Water supply restored to areas in Petaling, Klang and Shah Alam - 16/02 4:38 pm

KUALA LUMPUR: Water supply has been restored to several areas in Petaling, Klang and Shah Alam after temporary disruption and low water pressure.

Mah: Teluk Intan is going to be a tough battle - 16/02 3:53 pm

KUALA LUMPUR: It will be a big challenge for Gerakan to retain its Teluk Intan seat in the coming general election, said its president Datuk Seri Mah Siew Keong.

Remand order for couple whose baby girl died - 16/02 3:28 pm

BUKIT MERTAJAM: Police have obtained a seven-day remand order from the magistrates court here for a couple following the death of their one-and-a-half month old baby girl.

We hope that the Year of the Dog is auspicious for BN, says Najib - 16/02 3:26 pm

KUALA LUMPUR: Prime Minister Datuk Seri Najib Tun Razak is hopeful that the Chinese Year of the Dog will be an auspicious one for Barisan Nasional as it heads for the coming polls.

MCMC instructs portals to remove articles - 16/02 3:24 pm

PETALING JAYA: The Malaysian Communications and Multimedia Commission (MCMC) has instructed two online news portals to remove several articles which allegedly broke the law.

Mah: Malaysia to continue fight against anti-palm oil resolution - 16/02 1:48 pm

KUALA LUMPUR: Malaysia will continue its palm oil mission of stopping the European Union (EU) Parliament resolution to ban palm oil biofuel by 2021.

Najib mum on poll date - 16/02 1:09 pm

KUALA LUMPUR: Prime Minister Datuk Seri Najib Tun Razak is keeping mum on the date when the general election will be held.

Anifah grateful for UAE cooperation in release of Lau - 16/02 12:27 am

PETALING JAYA: Foreign Minister Datuk Seri Anifah Aman has confirmed the release of Malaysian engineer Richard Lau from a Dubai prison, but noted that Lau will remain in the United Arab Emirates (UAE) for trial in court until the case is over.

News Buzz    

Falling sales and vanishing crowds at Petaling Street .. - FMT
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News Maker    

Fierce but Frail, Malaysia's Mahathir, 92, Aims to .. - Nytimes
New York Times Fierce but Frail, Malaysia's Mahathir , 92, Aims to Topple Protg New York Times PERAI, Malaysia Mahathir Mohamad, who led Malaysia for decades with dagger-sharp rhetoric and increasingly autocratic ways, is 92 and in frail health. But he wants his old job back. To do it, ..

Florida school shooting: Students demand tighter gun .. - BBC
BBC News Florida school shooting: Students demand tighter gun controls BBC News Young survivors of Wednesday's school shooting in Florida have taken part in an emotionally charged rally demanding tighter gun controls. Protesters in Fort Lauderdale chanted "shame on you", referring to US ..

Report: Winn-Dixie owner preparing for bankruptcy, up .. - Wsbtv
WSB Atlanta Report: Winn-Dixie owner preparing for bankruptcy, up to 200 stores could close WSB Atlanta Up to 200 stores could close as part of a bankruptcy filing, Bloomberg reported. According to Winn-Dixie's website, the retailer has locations in Florida, Georgia, Alabama, Louisiana and ..

The $800 Huawei Mate 10 Pro is a solid Android .. - Techrepublic
TechRepublic The $800 Huawei Mate 10 Pro is a solid Android smartphone that's also sleek and stylish TechRepublic The new flagship phone from Huawei is the Mate 10 Pro, and it's a gorgeous device with an excellent Leica dual camera and a fast fingerprint scanner. By Teena Maddox February 17, 2018, ..
Tech Hack    

2018 Data Breach Count Remains Below Year-Ago Levels - .. - 247wallst
24/7 Wall St. 2018 Data Breach Count Remains Below Year-Ago Levels 24/7 Wall St. Krebs noted that a hacker who controls a hijacked domain could seamlessly conduct phishing attacks to steal personal information or use the domain to foist malicious software on visitors. See Krebs on ..
Wireless Mobile    

Tinder update - This could change the way you use the .. - Express Tinder update - This could change the way you use the popular dating app Tinder fans are set to get a brand feature that will shake-up how matches work on the dating app for iOS and Android devices. Tinder is one of the world's most popular dating apps , used by ..
Tech Watch    

Martians welcome: Studies find people cheernot .. - Sciencemag
Science Magazine Martians welcome: Studies find people cheernot fearthe possibility of alien life Science Magazine AUSTIN--Despite the depiction of evil aliens bent on world domination often portrayed in movies, most people don't fear extraterrestrialsat least if they're ..
Automotive Future    

Genesis bringing new concept car to New York Auto Show .. - Cnet
CNET Genesis bringing new concept car to New York Auto Show ... - CNET CNET For the past two years, Genesis has used the New York Auto show as a place to debut concept cars that point the way forward for the Korean luxury brand. And following a conversation with Genesis boss Manfred ..