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July 17, 2018 3:57 PM US police capture suspected serial killer in Texas

CHICAGO: Police in the US state of Texas on Tuesday captured a man they described as a serial killer who took the lives of at least three people in seven days. Jose Gilberto Rodriguez was arrested after a 14-minute car chase with police. A resident in a Houston suburb alerted authorities to the location of the 46-year-old's vehicle just hours after police 5

July 17, 2018 1:25 PM Public consultation vital for policies, regulation: Miti deputy sec-gen

KUALA LUMPUR: Public consultation and approval are vital to gather political support for any policies and regulations, said Ministry of International Trade and Industry deputy secretary-general Datuk Norazman Ayob. He said the days of the government knows best are gone and public consultation, if done right, was pivotal for political legitimacy 3

July 17, 2018 10:39 AM Single mother among four siblings nabbed in drug raid

BALING: The National Anti-Drugs Agency (Nada) has detained four siblings, including a single mother, for allegedly turning their home in Kuala Ketil near here into a drug den. Baling Nada chief Mohamad Nasir Md Radzi said the woman and her brothers, aged between 18 and 28, were picked up at the house in an anti-narcotics operation, dubbed "Ops Cegah" 3

July 17, 2018 7:26 AM Indonesia police shoot dead 11 petty criminals in Asian Games crackdown

JAKARTA: Indonesian police have shot and killed 11 suspected small-time criminals and wounded dozens more in a crackdown before it hosts the Asian Games next month, authorities said Tuesday. Some 52 suspects have been shot after resisting arrest in the capital Jakarta since the start of July, with 11 dying of their wounds, police said. "They were endangering 4

July 16, 2018 10:46 AM Sultan Nazrin Shah opens first Telegraph Museum in Southeast Asia

TAIPING: The Sultan of Perak, Sultan Nazrin Shah, today officially opened the Telegraph Museum, the first of its kind in Southeast Asia. Sultan Nazrin Shah and Tuanku Zara later spent about 30 minutes touring the museum. The opening of the Telegraph Museum marks a historic moment for the Telekom Malaysia Foundation (YTM) after the opening of the Telekom 5

July 16, 2018 9:23 AM Nova MSC to focus on growing e-government and smart healthcare segments

KUALA LUMPUR: Nova MSC Bhd, which recently proposed to dispose of the company’s loss-making building automation segment, will focus on its e-government and smart healthcare segments going forward as it is confident of securing more contracts. The company provides a one-stop solutions platform for both government and healthcare sectors, which streamlines 9

July 16, 2018 4:31 AM Najib withdraws suits against AG, MACC and CCID chiefs

KUALA LUMPUR: Former prime minister Datuk Seri Najib Abdul Razak has withdrawn his suits against three main figures in investigations pertaining to 1Malaysia Development Berhad. Najib filed three civil suits against MACC chief commissioner Datuk Seri Mohd Shukri Abdull, police commercial crimes head Datuk Seri Amar Singh and Attorney-General Tommy Thomas 5

July 15, 2018 2:13 PM Smashing time for a good cause

KUALA LUMPUR: A host of local celebrities came together over the weekend at The Forever Grand Asia Celebrity Charity Badminton (GACC) Sdn Bhd friendly tournament to raise funds for children with cerebral palsy. The event at Stadium Titiwangsawas was to raise funds for the Spastic Children's Association of Selangor & Federal Territory building development 6

July 14, 2018 6:22 AM Prasarana to abide by MoF instructions on LRT3

KUALA LUMPUR: Prasarana Malaysia Bhd (Prasarana) will abide by the Ministry of Finance (MoF) instructions on the cost reduction for the light rail transit line 3 (LRT3) project. In a statement today, the state-owned transportation company said it was currently awaiting instructions from the MoF for the rigorous and comprehensive cost rationalisation 8

July 13, 2018 9:38 AM Bursa Malaysia ends higher for 5th consecutive day

KUALA LUMPUR: Persistent buying interest in index-linked counters and small capitalisation stocks against a backdrop of positive market sentiment spurred Bursa Malaysia to close stronger for the fifth consecutive trading. At 5pm the benchmark FTSE Bursa Malaysia KLCI (FBM KLCI) finished at the intra-day high of 1,721.93, up 18.36 points, from yesterday's 9