- 'Respect one another'RESPONSIBILITY: It is up to all Malaysians to maintain harmony, says Sultan Nazrin
- Calls to 'uphold democracy'
- EDUCATION SYSTEM ON TRACKGOAL: Transformations will put Malaysia on par with developed countries
- Insurance payout for next of kin COMPENSATION: Seven families received RM160,700 in advance payment
- Month-long roadshow on Johor housing enactment
- Trial of 'Rambo Bentong' put off to July 4
- 'Teoh was a Buddhist' RULING: Syariah court judge says deceased not a Muslim at time of her death
- Soft skills scheme to help grads land jobs
- Kedah revives plan for international airportAMBITIOUS: Project can boost northern region economy, says MB
- Picking up the pieces IN REMEMBERANCE: A year ago today, the lightning arrester from Menara Umno toppled in a freak storm, killing 2 men
- Ex-AirAsia co-pilot freed of drug rap More
Top News Slide
5 April 2014
THE untimely passing of Karpal Singh (1940-2014) came as a shock to many, especially those in the constituency of Jelutong where he got the monicker “The Tiger”, not only because of his popularity as a member of Parliament but also due to his uncompromising stance on speaking out on issues that affect people.
3 April 2013
WHEN it comes to scholarships in Malaysia, they generally fall into one of two categories: corporate or government, or collegebased. Corporate or government scholarships are often a student’s best bet to study overseas, as many of them cover not only tuition costs, but living, computer and travel expenses as well. At the same time, they encourage their scholars to pursue their degree overseas and those that are for SPM school-leavers cover pre-university programmes.
9 June 2014
CONSTITUTIONAL MONARCHY: People accept rulers as their constitutional monarchs, who exercise their powers in accordance with the Constitution
A FINE BALANCE: The people may berate politicians, but there is no room for such expressions in ...
SECOND CHANCE: The party president, fresh from his win in the Teluk Intan parliamentary polls, ...
NEW FOREIGN POLICY: Instead of being interventionist, the US will work with allies for the com ...
13 June 2014
SPORTS has a tendency for bringing like-minded people together. An obvious example is how Malaysians rally behind the country's sporting champions every time they face an opponent, irrespective of where or who they are playing against. Badminton has produced many such personalities and the Malaysian football team has had some tremendous moments of glory. Remember when they won the finals against Indonesia some years ago? The nation's support came from the top when the prime minister announced a public holiday in the team's honour. And, football more than any sport has the ability to pull together the world around teams, whether club or nation. The UEFA Cup, the Italian Serie A, the Bundesliga and so many other European championships are followed the world over for what is not merely skill, but also an art.
14 June 2014
THE payment of zakat, the fourth pillar of Islam that each Muslim who can afford it must fulfil, can be seen as a great tool to alleviate poverty. In Malaysia, the commitment among Muslims to pay zakat has been on an upward trend. This is indicated by the increasing figures of collection by the state authorities every year.
1 February 2013
PUTRAJAYA: Working in a big, bustling city has its drawbacks - from the symphony of sounds with cars honking and drivers swearing, to the never ending traffic jams and zero parking.
30 July 2014
Iran said it executed 16 "rebels" Saturday in reprisal after gunmen killed at least 14 border guards near the border with Pakistan, in a rugged area often rocked by violence.
4 July 2014
FAVOURITES Perak clinched the Malaysia Games football gold medal last yesterday after a comfortable 3-1 win over Johor at the Stadium Tuanku Syed Putra in Perlis.
7 July 2014
A HALF-YEAR training camp in Florida saw a lean and mean Aslina Chua clinch a memorable women’s singles victory for Sarawak on her Malaysia Games debut at the Perlis Sports Complex in Kangar.
14 June 2014
WORLD No 1 Lee Chong Wei, as is always the case, will be Malaysia's sole representative in the Japan Open semi-finals following his victory over Tommy Sugiarto in the quarter-finals yesterday.
9 June 2014
MONTREAL: The Canadian Grand Prix is staying in Montreal through 2024 after an agreement with the Formula One Group worth more than US$200 million (RM642 million).
7 June 2014
There are many valuable life lessons to be learnt from the vast ocean. Kirana Aster meets two ex-sailors who found lasting friendship and danger amidst a constant awe of the deep blue