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ARBIN, Syria: Air strikes hit Syria's Eastern Ghouta for a third straight day on Tuesday, bringing the civilian death toll to nearly 200 as the UN warned the situation in the rebel enclave was spinning "out of control". Air strikes and rocket and artillery fire have battered the rebel-held enclave since Sunday in appa
 
The Sundaily   |   59 mins ago

WASHINGTON: Americans support stricter gun laws by a more-than two-to-one margin, one of the highest levels on record, a polling agency reported Tuesday one week after the latest US school shooting left 17 people dead. The tragedy at Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School in Parkland, Florida has shocked many Americans,
 
The Sundaily   |   59 mins ago

KUALA LUMPUR: A 52-year-old man with a "Datuk" title was arrested for his alleged involvement in an affordable housing scam, which resulted in losses amounting to RM13.6 million. Bukit Aman commercial crime investigation department (CCID) director Commissioner Datuk Seri Amar Singh said the suspect was detained on Feb
 
The Sundaily   |   59 mins ago

UNITED NATIONS, United States: Palestinian leader Mahmud Abbas on Tuesday called for an international conference to be held later this year to launch a new, wider Middle East peace process and pave the way to Palestinian statehood. In a rare address to the UN Security Council, Abbas presented a plan to revive Israeli-
 
The Sundaily   |   59 mins ago

ANKARA: Turkey's government said on Tuesday it would consider introducing chemical castration for child abusers after several cases of sexual assault on children sparked public outcry. "The courts will decide on the use and duration of chemical castration to limit or eliminate sexual desire," said Justice Minister Abd
The Sundaily   |   59 mins ago

Tuaran MP Wilfred Madius Tangau personally wrote to the deputy prime minister to help them obtain their MyKads. Ahmad Zahid Hamidi and Wilfred Madius Tangau meeting the families. KOTA KINABALU: A 15-year-long wait for three Malaysian-born Chinese youths from Tamparuli in getting their citizenships may finally com
 
FMT NEWS   |   2 hrs ago

TUMPAT: Members of the public are advised to be more careful and alert to the rough and uncertain sea conditions as the situations can pose danger to anyone at the beach. The Kelantan Fire and Rescue Department (JBPM) director Nazili Mahmood said the rough sea conditions could change the coastal area and create quick
 
NST   |   2 hrs ago

KUALA LUMPUR: Malaysia's economic policies continue to be recognised internationally with the latest praise coming from the World Trade Organisation (WTO), said Prime Minister Datuk Seri Najib Abdul Razak. "Recently, @WTO praised our successful diversification and economic reforms which had contributed to continued gr
 
The Sundaily   |   2 hrs ago

He says Chinese community has not only played important roles in terms of economic and business development, but has also contributed to country's struggle to obtain independence. KUALA LUMPUR: The government will continue paying attention and tending to the needs of the Chinese community to ensure that they will pro
 
FMT NEWS   |   2 hrs ago

SHAH ALAM: The work to bring down the Batu Tiga toll plaza near here commenced tonight. A check by the New Straits Times Press found that two toll counter’s in the left from the Kuala Lumpur direction facing Shah Alam was dismantled. Before this, several quarters had urged the toll plaza’s to be dismantled followin
 
NST   |   8 hrs ago

GEORGE TOWN: Penang has urged Bank Negara to consider lowering the borrowing costs in view of the high rejection rate for housing loans in the affordable housing category. State executive councillor for housing, Jagdeep Singh Deo said that the high rejection rate from financial institutions has been cited as the main
 
The Sundaily   |   8 hrs ago

PUTRAJAYA: The Immigration Department busted a document and stamp forging syndicate allegedly masterminded by a Pakistani national in a raid last night at a premises in Sri Gombak. In the 8pm raid, several entry and exit stamps for the Kuala Lumpur International Airport and Sultan Abu Bakar Complex, Singapore security
 
The Sundaily   |   8 hrs ago

Nation's top badminton player Lee Chong Wei says he turned down offers to fix matches because 'money is not everything to me'. PETALING JAYA: The issue of match-fixing is nothing new in badminton, admits Malaysia’s top player of the past decade, Lee Chong Wei. The former World No 1 told New Straits Times that even
 
FMT NEWS   |   9 hrs ago

KUALA LUMPUR, Feb 20 (Bernama) -- The government will continue paying attention and tending to the needs of the Chinese community to ensure that they will prosper together with the country, says Datuk Seri Najib Tun Razak. The prime minister said the Chinese community had not only played important roles in terms of
Bernama   |   9 hrs ago

TAMPIN: The honesty of a policeman attached to the district police headquarters here deserves to be praised. This is after he returned a wallet containing RM1,800 back to the owner in Taman Bukit Melaka, here this afternoon. Tampin district police chief Superintendent Hamazah Ab Razak said Mohd Fahmi Abd Kadir, a C
 
NST   |   9 hrs ago

NILAI, Feb 20 (Bernama) -- National track cyclist, Fatehah Mustapa failed to finish on the podium after finishing sixth in the women's keirin final at the Asian Track Cycling Championship (ATC) 2018 today. The 29-year-old rider started well at the start of the race, which took place at the National Velodrome here,
Bernama   |   9 hrs ago

KOTA KINABALU, Feb 20 (Bernama) -- Random scanning of identification (ID) cards should be conducted at all places across the country and not only at entry and exit points, said Parti Bersatu Sabah (PBS) Secretary General Datuk Johnny Mositun. He said it was because there were many cases of dubious Malaysian identit
Bernama   |   9 hrs ago

KUALA LUMPUR: The goverment uses an open approach, unlike some states in Malaysia which choose to ignore the voices of Chinese associations, says Datuk Seri Najib Razak. This, said the prime minister, can be seen in the way the government holds dialogue sessions with associations and groups such as the Malaysian Chin
 
NST   |   10 hrs ago

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