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Bersih 4: Protesters start to gather at major city landmarks

Saturday, 29 August 2015.

KUALA LUMPUR: Amidst a very visible police presence in the city centre, protestors have slowly started making their way to designated gathering points for today's rally.

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Padang Besar residents in darkness after thunderstorm

Saturday, August 29, 2015 - 11:30

PADANG BESAR: More than 500 residents at Kampung Titi Tampang and Kampung Guar Medang Gatal in Chuping had to do without light last night after a tree fell on an electric cable during a thunderstorm, disrupting power supply.

News of Muhyiddin to join Bersih 4 rally is false

Saturday, August 29, 2015 - 11:25

KUALA LUMPUR: Social media news that former deputy prime minister Tan Sri Muhyiddin Yassin has agreed to join the Bersih 4.0 rally is false.

Two houses damage when main water tank burst

By Ili Shazwani and Aizat Sharif - Saturday, August 29, 2015 - 08:18

KANGAR: Two houses in Kampung Terus Teritip were damaged when gallons of water burst from one of the main water tanks in Kuala Perlis at 8.15pm today.

9-year-old boy killed when bicycle collided with school bus

By Ahmad Fairuz Othman - Saturday, August 29, 2015 - 00:09

JOHOR BARU: A nine-year-old boy on a bicycle was killed in an accident involving a school bus in Taman Setia Indah here at 6pm today.

Expired or damaged mobile appliances are a health hazzard, should be disposed of properly: MCMC

Saturday, August 29, 2015 - 00:01

KUALA LUMPUR: Many people do not realise that mobile appliances which have expired or are damaged should be disposed of in the correct manner to prevent pollution and health hazards.

Home Ministry bans yellow Bersih 4 T-shirts and publications

By Farezza Hanum Rashid - Friday, August 28, 2015 - 23:42

KUALA LUMPUR: The Home Ministry has declared the yellow Bersih 4 T-shirts and any publications related to Bersih 4 illegal.

Putrajaya turns twenty

By FAIRUZ MOHD SHAHAR - Friday, August 28, 2015 - 23:27

PUTRAJAYA: Tomorrow will mark the 20th anniversary of the establishment of Putrajaya as the federal government administrative centre.

Special committee set up to find missing students

By Farezza Hanum Rashid - Friday, August 28, 2015 - 23:11

KUALA LUMPUR: The Ministry of Education (MOE) is looking at the case of the missing students in Kelantan very seriously.

Following complaints, Penang police remove Bersih 4.0 posters

Friday, August 28, 2015 - 23:00

GEORGE TOWN: Penang police had taken down tens of Bersih 4.0 posters in several areas in the city on the grounds that it contained seditious elements.

FGV refutes WSJ allegations on treatment of plantation workers

Friday, August 28, 2015 - 21:20

KUALA LUMPUR: Felda Global Ventures Holdings Bhd (FGV) has investigated thoroughly allegations of human rights abuses raised by Wall Street Journal (WSJ) and clarified that it does not employ illegal immigrants.

Foreigner held over scrap metal store murder

Friday, August 28, 2015 - 21:10

TAPAH: Police detained a foreigner believed to be involved in the murder of a local man at a scrap metal store at Lot 2186, Bidor Industrial Area yesterday.

RoS rejects GHB’s application to use ‘Progressice Islamic Party’ name

Friday, August 28, 2015 - 20:58

MARANG: The Registrar of Societies (RoS) has rejected an application from Gerakan Harapan Baru (GHB) to name its newly formed party as Progressive Islamic Party.

Jelebu Pas disbands to join GHB

Friday, August 28, 2015 - 20:48

JELEBU: Twenty-four Jelebu PAS division committee members and its PAS Supporters Club members today declared that they had quit the party to join Gerakan Harapan Baru (GHB).

Malaysian student shines at Novartis International Biotechnology Leadership Camp

Friday, August 28, 2015 - 20:04

KANGAR: A Malaysian student did the country proud when her group was recognised as the best at the Novartis International Biotechnology Leadership Camp 2015 in Basel, Switzerland.

Police on full alert for Bersih 4.0 rally: IGP

By Halim Said - Friday, August 28, 2015 - 19:20

JOHOR BARU: Police will be on high alert for the Bersih 4.0 rally taking place in several areas in Kuala Lumpur as it knows of a threat by Anonymous Malaysia that was uploaded on YouTube recently.

MCMC blocks 4 websites promoting Bersih

Friday, August 28, 2015 - 19:09

KUALA LUMPUR: The Communications and Multimedia Commission (MCMC) has blocked four websites found to be promoting and disseminating information about the illegal Bersih 4 rally, as at 6 pm today.

Misstep by contractor results in power disruptions in KK

By Kristy - Friday, August 28, 2015 - 18:41

KOTA KINABALU: A misstep by a contractor doing road works who accidentally dug on a power cable here has resulted in electricity disruption along Kepayan and Putatan areas, including the two airport terminals here.

Technician pleads not guilty to raping disabled daughter

Friday, August 28, 2015 - 17:57

SEREMBAN: A technician pleaded not guilty in the Sessions Court here today to a charge of raping his 11 year-old disabled daughter.

Woman delivers baby by the roadside

By ADIB POVERA - Friday, August 28, 2015 - 17:49

BINTULU: A woman believed to have been suffering from mental illness created panic when she went into labour by the roadside at a commercial centre here this morning.

Civil servants in Sarawak not allowed joining Bersih 4 rally

By ADIB POVERA - Friday, August 28, 2015 - 17:31

KUCHING: Civil servants in the state are not allowed to participate in the Bersih 4 rally, which would be held concurrently at three locations in the country including Sarawak, tomorrow.

Johor Sultan instructs Kulaijaya to revert to its old name, Kulai

By Halim Said - Friday, August 28, 2015 - 16:58

JOHOR BARU: The Sultan of Johor Sultan Ibrahim Sultan Iskandar decreed to the state government to immediately revert Kulaijaya district's name back to Kulai.

Army will only respond if emergency is declared, says Hishammuddin

By Roy Goh - Friday, August 28, 2015 - 16:36

RANAU: Defence Minister Datuk Seri Hishammuddin Hussein said the armed forces will step in as a last line of defence if Bersih 4.0 gets out of hand.

DAP: Anti-Bersih poster to intimidate Chinese

By ADRIAN LAI - Friday, August 28, 2015 - 16:13

KUALA LUMPUR: DAP has lodged a police report over posters threatening violence against Chinese participants during the Bersih 4 street demonstration this weekend.

Umno distributes 12,000 Jalur Gemilang in Batu Pahat

Friday, August 28, 2015 - 15:39

BATU PAHAT: The Batu Pahat Umno today distributed 12,000 pieces of the Jalur Gemilang to the public in conjunction with this year’s National Day celebration.

Ex-Swak Pas information chief elected state GHB chairman

Friday, August 28, 2015 - 15:31

KUCHING: Former Sarawak PAS information chief Andri Zulkarnaen Hamden has been elected the state Gerakan Harapan Baru (GHB) or the New Hope Movement chairman at its meeting last Aug 20.

Media Prima gives RM200k to repair homes damaged in Sabah quake

By AVILA GERALDINE - Friday, August 28, 2015 - 15:25

KUNDASANG: Media Prima Berhad has allocated RM200,000 from the NSTP-Media Prima Disaster Fund to repair 12 houses damaged in recent earthquake.

Perhilitan seizes RM100,000 worth of animal parts

By KHAIRAH N. KARIM - Friday, August 28, 2015 - 15:02

KUALA LUMPUR: The Wildlife and National Parks Department (Pehilitan) busted a lucrative trade of selling wildlife skins and body parts with the arrest of three Indian nationals in what was believed to be the biggest wildlife seizure this year.

Bright and sunny, less haze in Penang

By PRIYA PUBALAN - Friday, August 28, 2015 - 14:10

GEORGE TOWN: It was a little bright and sunny in Penang today.

PM criticises Bersih4 timing

By ADRIAN LAI - Friday, August 28, 2015 - 14:05

KUALA LUMPUR: Prime Minister Datuk Seri Najib Razak has questioned the move by Bersih 4’s organisers to hold the street demonstration this weekend, saying it would disrupt the upcoming Merdeka celebrations on Aug 31.

Lifestyle Floria takes centre stage

By FAZLEENA AZIZ - Friday, August 28, 2015 - 13:58

PUTRAJAYA: Anjung Floria comes alive again with the first Lifestyle Floria filled with more flowers, craft works and entertainment from Aug 28 to 31.