The Star (Malaysia)

KUALA LUMPUR (The Star/ANN) - Smoke from Indonesia has been a hazard for 22 years and neighbouring countries should not just accept it as a yearly occurrence.

KUALA LUMPUR (The Star/ANN) - Palm oil was responsible for 35% of forest loss in the Indonesian part of Borneo, and 46% on the Malaysian side.

KUALA LUMPUR (The Star/ANN) - Yet, Raja Permaisuri Agong Tunku Hajah Azizah Aminah Maimunah Iskandariah has shown her personal side, sharing about her Chinese lineage and her preference for kampung dishes.

KUALA LUMPUR (The Star/ANN) - Malaysia's Queen says it was her simple upbringing that made her who she is today.

PUTRAJAYA (The Star/ANN) - The Human Resources Ministry has recommended employers to implement flexible work policies during the ongoing haze period and allow workers to work from home.

SEOUL (The Korea Herald/ANN) - Police have vowed to crack a cold case of serial rape and murder from more than 30 years ago, with a prime suspect identified via DNA testing. Police said the suspect, already in jail on another conviction, denied charges in the first round of questioning.

PUTRAJAYA, Malaysia (The Star/ANN) - Government to hold Malaysian companies responsible for fires on their estates abroad if burning within their plantations is found to have contributed to the haze situation choking South-East Asia.

KUALA LUMPUR (The Star/ANN) - Instead of continuing to rely on costly imported food, M’sia should move towards high-tech farming methods and engaging the youth to embrace agriculture.

PUTRAJAYA, Malaysia (The Star/ANN) - The government may consider enacting a law that will hold Malaysian companies responsible for fires on their estates abroad, said Tun Dr Mahathir Mohamad.

KUALA LUMPUR (The Star/ANN) - Despite all the humdrum and melancholic news – we enjoyed a much-needed moment of truth from our Prime Minister that I hope will set things in perspective and serve to manage the expectations of Malaysians.