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Don't carry out activities that may upset Malaysians, IGP tells atheists

KUALA LUMPUR: Atheists in the country should not conduct activities that might upset Malaysians, especially Muslims, said Tan Sri Khalid Abu Bakar . "I advise them not to raise issues or partake in activities that might cause unrest and unease among Malaysians, especially Muslims," said the Inspector-General of Police.

Timorese girl stabbed by boyfriend

Kota Kinabalu: A Timorese girl sustained head and neck injuries when she was beaten up and stabbed by her 20-year-old Timorese boyfriend by the roadside of a nursing health college near Bukit Padang, Luyang, on Sunday. The 16-year-old is reported to be in a stable condition in Queen Elizabeth Hospital 2 and endured five stitches at the back of her head and three stitches on her neck.

The female face of Islamic law in Malaysia

Sitting in a court library surrounded by Islamic law books, Nenney Shushaidah Binti Shamsuddin is polite and softly spoken as she describes the rigours of her job. When I'm on the bench, I'm not a woman, I'm not a man.

Grand Seasons KL Sets Malaysia Day Mood With Local Dishes

Last update: 15/08/2017 KUALA LUMPUR, Aug 15 -- The Grand Seasons Hotel Kuala Lumpur here has invited its patrons to celebrate national day celebrations with its Malaysia Day Special, the Malaysian way, with food. More than 100 dishes of selected traditional cuisines can be found in the menu handpicked by the hotel's own Master Chefs to create a patriotic atmosphere.

Travellers departing Malaysian airports to pay RM1 levy from 2018

KUALA LUMPUR: Air travellers will be subjected to a RM1 levy when departing Malaysian airports as early as 2018, the country's aviation regulator said on Tuesday . The new levy to be imposed by the Malaysia Aviation Commission, MAVCOM will be tabled in parliament in October.

OIA Global Launches New Office Supporting Malaysia's Growth

PORTLAND, Ore., Aug. 15, 2017 : OIA Global, a leading logistics, packaging and material sourcing provider, announced its Southeast Asia expansion with the opening of its first company-owned office in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia. OIA's decision to open the office, is driven by customer growth, and the continued growth of the Malaysian economy.

South Korean killed in suspected Genting Highlands murder

Cable cars make their way up the mountain in Genting Highlands, outside Kuala Lumpur, on July 11, 2017. KUANTAN: The tied-up body of a 92-year-old South Korean woman was found in the bathroom of a Genting Highlands hotel on Tuesday , believed to have been murdered by her fellow countryman.

MACC upset over court decision to free DAP rep

Kuala Lumpur: The Malaysian Anti-Corruption Commission will challenge a Penang High Court's decision to set aside a remand order the agency had secured against state exco Phee Boon Poh. The commission was forced to release Phee Monday morning after the High Court allowed the former's application to set aside the five-day remand order against him for the MACC's investigation into alleged corruption involving an illegal factory.

Teen badly injured in assault by 20 schoolmates

KULIM: A 16-year-old boy was admitted to a private hospital in Butterworth, Penang, with a swollen abdomen and face, as well as fractured fingers after he was allegedly beaten up by about 20 of his schoolmates. The Form Four student was cornered in the bathroom and canteen before being beaten up with a PVC pipe following a verbal exchange on Aug 7. His father, 41, said he was baffled as to how his son could have been beaten up in the canteen without anyone stepping in to help.

High-end products: Chew (right) handing over AnakAnakMalaysia Walk...

High-end products: Chew handing over AnakAnakMalaysia Walk 2017 lucky draw prizes sponsored by Panasonic to Star Media Group advertising and business development general manager Lydia Wang. PETALING JAYA: Participants of this year's #AnakAnakMalaysia Walk will stand a chance to win five best-selling Panasonic products.

15 Japanese rescued after being stranded by floods on Borneo

Malaysian authorities said Monday they have rescued 15 Japanese tourists who were stranded by flooding in a remote village on Borneo island. The Malaysia Civil Defense Force, in a statement, said the Japanese and four locals were evacuated by truck at midnight from Kampung Lingan Lama, located in the Papar area of Sabah state.

Developer and Liberal Party donor makes $36m profit after building approval from Matthew Guy

A developer and Liberal Party donor who gained approval from Victorian Opposition Leader Matthew Guy to build controversial towers in South Yarra almost immediately sold the land to Chinese and Malaysian companies for a massive profit. The 2014 approval by Mr Guy, then the planning minister, earned companies owned by South Yarra businessman Michael Yates a $36 million profit.

Next Avenue: 10 of the best places to retire abroad

I suspect that when Americans think about retiring abroad, they focus on Latin American countries, due to proximity and because places like Panama, Belize, Costa Rica and the Dominican Republic usually show up on Best Places to Retire Abroad lists. Well, you won't find any of those four countries in the Top 10 of The World's Best Places to Retire in 2017 from Live and Invest Overseas.

SEA Games: Malaysian Armed Forces deployed to maintain order, security

Malaysian soldiers stand guard during a joint police-army exercise at a Kuala Lumpur shopping mall. KUALA LUMPUR: More than 1,000 Malaysian Armed Forces officers and men will be deployed to maintain order and security during the 2017 Kuala Lumpur SEA Games from Aug 19 to 30, Defence Minister Hishammuddin Hussein said on Monday .

Some batches of Ribena withdrawn in Malaysia after 'manufacturing error'

Two of the brands affected by the recall are Ribena blackcurrant as well as Ribena blackcurrant and glucose. KUALA LUMPUR: Japanese beverage company Suntory said in a media release on Monday that it has withdrawn "specific batches" of Ribena Concentrate products in Malaysia.

Rapists marrying their victims is becoming an accepted practice in Malaysia

Two years ago, Riduan Masmud was charged of raping a 12 year old girl and to avoid prosecution, he took her as his wife. Image depicts a traditional Malay wedding ceremony.

Student trafficking network in Malaysian colleges exposed

They are sold a dream - of a ticket to study and work in a foreign country, but after spending their family's entire savings, they are caught in the harsh reality of being trafficked and trapped in a constant cycle of exploitation and extortion. Some pay over RM20,000 , equivalent to three years' wages in Bangladesh, for the agents to secure student visas and admission into these bogus colleges.

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