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Fifteen 'tontos' arrested in major sweep since April, says Transport Ministry

By HASHINI KAVISHTRI KANNAN - Tuesday, 3 May 2016.

PUTRAJAYA: Fifteen 'tontos' (informers) have been arrested and 13 vehicles seized during the Ops Cantas Khas Tonto carried out in three states since April 26.

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Najib to launch Wanita Umno 'Skuad Sayang' carnival

By Bernama - Tuesday, May 3, 2016 - 14:21

PORT DICKSON: Prime Minister Datuk Seri Najib Razak is scheduled to launch the ‘Skuad Sayang United’ carnival of Wanita Umno at Dataran Telok Kemang here on Sunday, said Wanita Umno chief Datuk Seri Shahrizat Abdul Jalil.

Missing education director found

By NST - Tuesday, May 3, 2016 - 14:18

KUALA LUMPUR: Education Ministry’s Technology Education division director Zaidi Yazid who went missing since April 30 was found in Miri, Sarawak.

Uphill struggle to preserve country's forest cover: Wan Junaidi

By Azura Abas - Tuesday, May 3, 2016 - 14:17

PUTRAJAYA: The Natural Resources and Environment Ministry has urged all parties to reconsider any plans to develop permanent reserved forest areas.

'No need for DNA test to prove Hang Tuah's existence'

By Michele Ng - Tuesday, May 3, 2016 - 14:03

MALACCA: Hang Tuah definitely existed and a DNA test to prove his existence would be a 'waste of time', says Malaysian Institute of Historical and Patriotism Studies (IKSEP) chairman Adjunct Professor Datuk Dr Mohd Jamil Mukmin.

EC expects more than 70 percent voter turnout during pre-polls

By AVILA GERALDINE - Tuesday, May 3, 2016 - 13:56

KUCHING: The Election Commission is expecting more than 70 percent of the 24,604 early voters to turn up for pre-poll voting throughout the state today.

Corporal Celopatra, the sole early voter at Demak Laut

By ADIB - Tuesday, May 3, 2016 - 12:57

KUCHING: The weather was slightly overcast when Corporal Celopatra Lemuh cast her vote during early voting today.

Sarawak Election: 21 percent of voters turn up at Penrissen Camp by 10am

By AVILA GERALDINE - Tuesday, May 3, 2016 - 12:07

KUCHING: Early voting for military personnel and their spouses at the Penrissen Camp polling centre here proceeded smoothly as of 11am.

Myanmar national slashed to death in Butterworth

By BALVIN KAUR - Tuesday, May 3, 2016 - 12:07

BUTTERWORTH: A Myanmar national was slashed to death, while his housemate was found grievously injured at a kongsi in Jalan Estate here early this morning.

Demolition of Kg Sembulan squatter houses starts today

By OLIVIA MIWIL - Tuesday, May 3, 2016 - 12:02

KOTA KINABALU: Forty-two squatter houses in Kampung Sembulan here are scheduled to be demolished by City Hall today.

Nearly 7,400 police personnel to cast their votes in Kuching today

By Esther Landau - Tuesday, May 3, 2016 - 11:46

KUCHING: Some 7,400 members of the police force are expected to cast their votes throughout the state, today.

Fire razes TNB office in Jalan Bukit Minyak

By BALVIN KAUR - Tuesday, May 3, 2016 - 11:23

BUTTERWORTH: A Tenaga Nasional Berhad (TNB) office at Jalan Bukit Minyak here was partially razed in a fire today.

Adenan a star in Chinese media

By Bernama - Tuesday, May 3, 2016 - 11:20

KUCHING: It was only to be expected that the Chinese press, like the other media organisations, would give Tan Sri Adenan Satem wide coverage when he took over as Sarawak Chief Minister two years ago.

Sarawak Election: Upgrade for Home Ministry's Bario office, RM2m for road works: DPM

By Bernama - Tuesday, May 3, 2016 - 11:14

KUCHING: Although he is not contesting in the 11th state polls, Deputy Chief Minister Tan Sri Alfred Jabu Numpang is equally busy campaigning not only for Barisan Nasional but also for the state’s development.

50 sen for a cup of fruit juice

By Raja Khalidatul Asrin - Tuesday, May 3, 2016 - 11:01

IPOH: Ishak Ismail from Kedah followed his cousin to Ulu Kinta near here in the early 1970s when he was 20 years old.

Grey areas down to 25pc for BN

Tuesday, May 3, 2016 - 11:00

KUCHING: The Barisan Nasional (BN) machinery has made great strides in the first half of the 12-day Sarawak election campaign, reducing areas marked “grey” to 25 per cent.

Sarawak Election: Kanowit-Kapit road a game changer

By Bernama - Tuesday, May 3, 2016 - 10:55

KAPIT: The Pan Borneo Highway may be the mother of all road projects in Sarawak but there is another road that is equally and anxiously awaited by the people in Kapit, Song, Kanowit and Sibu.

4,400 security personnel and spouses to cast votes in Sibu

By ADRIAN LAI - Tuesday, May 3, 2016 - 10:40

SIBU: Some 4,400 police and armed forces personnel, and their spouses, are expected to cast their ballots here today.

May 12 date for next phase of PM-Harakah defamation suit

By HIDIR REDUAN - Tuesday, May 3, 2016 - 10:15

KUALA LUMPUR: The High Court has set May 11 to hear Datuk Seri Najib Razak's bid to do away with a full trial in his defamation suit against Pas' online mouthpiece Harakahdaily.

Sarawak Election: Giving 'Sar Kuan' another chance

By Bernama - Tuesday, May 3, 2016 - 10:00

KUCHING: If he can lead SUPP to a good performance in the Sarawak polls on Saturday, Senator Datuk Dr Sim Kui Hian could get to walk in his father’s footsteps.

Sarawak Election: Early voters turn up at 6.30am in Penrissen Camp

By AVILA GERALDINE - Tuesday, May 3, 2016 - 08:52

KUCHING: Early voters turned up as early as 6.30am here at Penrissen Camp.

Sarawak Election: Early voting opens at 8am [VIDEO]

By Bernama - Tuesday, May 3, 2016 - 08:14

KUCHING: Early voting in the 11th Sarawak state election begins at 8 am today.

Boy, 11, swept away by strong currents in Segambut Dalam

By Bernama - Tuesday, May 3, 2016 - 07:59

KUALA LUMPUR: An 11-year-old boy was swept away by strong currents after he was believed to have fallen into a monsoon drain near the Masjid Al-Ubudiah in Segambut Dalam yesterday.

Family of four detained over suspicion that woman died of abuse

By Zarina Abdullah - Tuesday, May 3, 2016 - 00:04

KEMAMAN: At first, her family claimed that she had died of normal causes.

Kelantan police bust robbery syndicate targetting bank customers

By Bernama - Monday, May 2, 2016 - 22:24

KOTA BARU: Kelantan police busted a foreign burglary syndicate that targeted customers who had just withdrawn money from the bank after detaining five suspects involved in last week’s heist at Kampung Repek, Pasir Mas.

Coupon system to overcome fertilizer distribution for smallholders in Sarawak: Uggah

By Bernama - Monday, May 2, 2016 - 21:01

BINTULU: The Malaysian Palm Oil Board (MPOB) will introduce a coupon system to overcome problems in the distribution of fertilizer to oil palm smallholders.

Azmin will be a hated man if he challenges Sarawak's immigration law

By Bernama - Monday, May 2, 2016 - 20:55

KOTA KINABALU: PKR deputy president Datuk Seri Azmin Ali will be a hated man if he insists on entering Sarawak despite being barred by the state government.

Relief at last in Klang Valley after consistent rainfall

By C. Premananthini - Monday, May 2, 2016 - 20:49

SHAH ALAM: Water levels at several dams in Selangor have shown an improvement following the recent rainfall in the Klang Valley.

Husband & wife con artists busted after pocketing almost RM500k in property scam

By Halim Said - Monday, May 2, 2016 - 20:20

JOHOR BARU: A husband and wife pair of con artists, who had raked in almost half a million ringgit from their victims in a property scam, were arrested by Johor police last week.

Sabah CM throws support behind Team Adenan

By AVILA GERALDINE - Monday, May 2, 2016 - 20:01

KUCHING: Sabah Chief Minister Datuk Seri Musa Aman today threw his support behind Team Adenan, urging Sarawakians to vote for Barisan Nasional.

Drug dealer busted with RM4k worth of narcotics after falling asleep in car

By Zarina Abdullah - Monday, May 2, 2016 - 19:34

BESUT: A suspected drug dealer was busted with RM4,000 worth of narcotics on him, all because he fell asleep in his car.