The Star (Malaysia)

PETALING JAYA, Malaysia (The Star/ANN) - The seven youths held cannot face the death penalty as they are underage, said Minister in the Prime Minister’s Department Azalina Othman.

KUALA LUMPUR (The Star/ANN) - The Kelantan government must lift the ban on its traditional cultural performances and the restrictions it imposes on women performers in the state, says the United Nations Special Rapporteur in the field of cultural rights Karima Bennoune.

KUALA LUMPUR (The Star/ANN) - Seven Filipino men, suspected to be part of the Abu Sayyaf Group (ASG), were detained in raids on Sept 14, says Mohamad Fuzi Harun.

KUALA LUMPUR (The Star/ANN) - Malaysians lost US$ 42.7 million last year to cybercrime activities, said Deputy Finance Minister Lee Chee Leong.

JOHOR BARU, Malaysia (The Star/ANN) - Ninety-three-year-old Prisudiamah Kathirasoo was jittery about meeting the Vatican Ambassador to Malaysia during his maiden visit to SMK Infant Jesus Convent here as she had problems with her hearing and vision.

KANGAR, Malaysia (The Star/ANN) - The Chinese-speaking Road Transport Department officer who won the hearts of Malaysians is half Chinese and went to a Chinese vernacular primary school.

JOHOR BARU, Malaysia (The Star/ANN) - Three Boeing 747 aircrafts have been sold at a public auction for only US$ 190,856 after being abandoned at the Senai International Airport for many years.

PETALING JAYA, Malaysia (The Star/ANN) -Young people are not keen to even register to vote in the next general election, according to a survey carried out in 165 parliamentary constituencies.

SHAH ALAM, Malaysia (The Star/ANN) - The Selangor police have received a Proton Persona car and automotive parts from Proton Berhad as training tools for mechanics attached to the contingent.

PUTRAJAYA (The Star/ANN) - Stricter regulations including compulsory fire safety plans will be imposed on religious schools and childcare centres before they are allowed to take in students said Malaysia's Deputy Prime Minister Ahmad Zahid Hamidi.