UPDATED: Pardons Board rejects Anwar’s petition for royal pardon

By KHAIRAH N. KARIM - Wednesday, 1 April 2015.

KUALA LUMPUR: The Pardons Board has rejected the petition for a royal pardon by jailed opposition leader Datuk Seri Anwar Ibrahim's family over his sodomy conviction.


Cost benefit analysis to be completed in July

By AINA NASA - Wednesday, April 1, 2015 - 14:37

KUALA LUMPUR: A cost benefit analysis (CBA) on the Trans-Pacific Partnership Agreement (TPPA) will be completed in July, after which it will deliberated in Parliament.

More than RM29mil spent in handling illegal immigrants issues

By AINA NASA - Wednesday, April 1, 2015 - 14:05

KUALA LUMPUR: The Home Ministry had spent up to RM29.611 million in handling issues of illegal immigrants, such as the cost of raids and investigations, cost of meals in detention depots and repatriation, the Parliament was told today.

NGO urges Customs Dept to respond more queries on GST

By HANI SHAMIRA SHAHRUDIN - Wednesday, April 1, 2015 - 13:26

PETALING JAYA: A non-governmental organisation has urged the Customs Department to further clarify and respond to the questions on the Goods and Services Tax (GST) applied today.

Jingga 13 secretary arrested for threatening IGP

By Hariz Mohd - Wednesday, April 1, 2015 - 12:45

KUALA LUMPUR: Police arrested a pro-opposition activist early morning today to facilitate investigations into his tweet threatening the nation's top cop.

CFM confident of smooth GST implementation

Wednesday, April 1, 2015 - 12:42

KUALA LUMPUR: The Communications and Multimedia Consumer Forum of Malaysia (CFM) is confident that all players in the communications and multimedia sector will ensure the smooth and efficient implementation of the Goods and Services Tax (GST).

Polygreen Blueprint to be implemented in polytechnics nationwide: DPM

By Roshidi Abu Samah - Wednesday, April 1, 2015 - 12:03

JASIN: Deputy Prime Minister Tan Sri Muhyiddin Yassin today launched the Polygreen Blueprint, a blueprint of green practises to be implemented in all polytechnics nationwide.

Anwar disqualified as Permatang Pauh MP

Wednesday, April 1, 2015 - 11:55

KUALA LUMPUR: Senior federal counsel Amarjeet Singh told reporters that Datuk Seri Anwar Ibrahim has been disqualified as the Permatang Pauh member of parliament.

Protest held against Pakatan Rakyat assemblymen in Perak over black attire

By Audrey Dermawan - Wednesday, April 1, 2015 - 10:47

IPOH: Some 300 people staged a protest outside the state assembly here this morning against Pakatan Rakyat assemblymen who donned all black during yesterday's inauguration ceremony for the opening of the state assembly.

Wildlife dept to capture killer crocodile in Sandakan

Wednesday, April 1, 2015 - 08:22

SANDAKAN: The Wildlife Department will set traps to catch the crocodile which killed a plantation worker in Sungai Kinabatangan (near Kampung Sangau) on March 29.

GST: Some car companies cut prices

By ZARINA ZAKARIAH and CHERYL YVONNE ACHU - Wednesday, April 1, 2015 - 00:06

KUALA LUMPUR: Most car companies are reducing their vehicle prices by between 2 and 4 per cent following the implementation of the Goods and Services Tax (GST) at 6 per cent today.

Pas supports MACC bid to amend Federal Constitution

By Rozanna Latiff - Tuesday, March 31, 2015 - 23:49

KUALA LUMPUR: Pas today pledged to support the Malaysian Anti-Corruption Commission's bid to amend the Federal Constitution, in order to improve efforts to fight graft and corruption.

Standstill traffic, flash floods due to heavy downpour

By Kalbana Perimbanayagam - Tuesday, March 31, 2015 - 22:28

KUALA LUMPUR: Flash floods caused by heavy downpour and thunderstorms brought traffic at certain parts of the Klang Valley to a standstill.

Fuel prices unchanged for April

Tuesday, March 31, 2015 - 22:24

KUALA LUMPUR: The retail prices of RON95, RON97 and diesel for April 2015 remain unchanged, according to the Ministry of Domestic Trade, Cooperatives and Consumerism (MDTCC) today.

Death of Mohd Po’ad a great loss: PM Najib

Tuesday, March 31, 2015 - 21:28

SUBANG: Prime Minister Datuk Seri Najib Tun Razak described the death of his private secretary, Datuk Mohd Po’ad Jelani, who died of lymphoma cancer, as a great loss for him and the Prime Minister’s Office.

Basic salary scale for Kedah assemblymen will be revised: Mukhriz Mahathir

Tuesday, March 31, 2015 - 20:59