KUALA LUMPUR, Aug 31 (Bernama) -- Approximately 400,000 people flocked to the Dataran Merdeka and its surrounding areas today to join the country's 57th Merdeka celebration and watch the Merdeka Day parade, Communications and Multimedia Minister Datuk Seri Ahmad Shabery Cheek said.

From Hafizah Kamaruddin

MADINAH, Sept 1 (Bernama) -- A total of 279 pilgrims from Alor Setar, Kedah, touched down at 2.15pm local time (7.15pm Malaysian time) here Monday.

By Mohd Faizal Hassan

KUALA LUMPUR, Sept 1 (Bernama) -- "Peace be upon you. Whoever you are, whatever your situation, we are only carrying out the duties entrusted to us.

KUALA LUMPUR, Sept 1 (Bernama) -- Police will proceed to take legal action against the two Twitter users found to have posted insulting remarks against the Royal Malaysian Police, even though one of them has tweeted an apology

KUALA LUMPUR, Sept 1 (Bernama) -- The Congress of Unions of Employees in the Public and Civil Services (Cuepacs) today voiced its full support for police action of arresting 156 members of the Penang Voluntary Patrol Unit (Pasukan Peronda Sukarela or PPS) yesterday for alleged violation of the law

GEORGE TOWN, Sept 1 (Bernama) -- The Penang government has made the necessary preparations for the ceremony to receive the remains of three Malaysian Airlines (MAS) Flight MH17 victims tomorrow