Rahman Dahlan tweets warning, pro-Bersih companies will be blacklisted

By HANA NAZ HARUN - Sunday, 23 October 2016.

KUALA LUMPUR: Companies receiving government contracts but support illegal assemblies to topple government will be blacklisted.


New Sungai Besar MP relishing first few days in Parliament

By FERNANDO FONG - Monday, October 24, 2016 - 18:26

KUALA LUMPUR: Sungai Besar MP Budiman Mohd Zohdi is relishing his first time in Parliament.

4 caught in drug busts, meth and syabu worth RM26,700 seized

By Zarina Abdullah - Monday, October 24, 2016 - 18:09

BESUT: Police have arrested four men and seized drugs worth RM26,700 after raiding two separate locations in Besut on Wednesday and Saturday.

Home Ministry: 175 police reports lodged against Bersih, Red Shirts

By AINA NASA - Monday, October 24, 2016 - 18:07

KUALA LUMPUR: A total of 175 police reports have been made against both Bersih 2.0 group and Red Shirt movement as of September.

Anwar loses appeal over defamation suit, ordered to pay RM100,000 in costs

By Bernama - Monday, October 24, 2016 - 18:01

PUTRAJAYA: Datuk Seri Anwar Ibrahim has been ordered by the Court of Appeal here to pay RM100,000 costs after he lost his appeal on a defamation lawsuit against Foreign Minister Datuk Seri Anifah Aman.

Batu Gajah welfare home, accused of 'caging up' residents, denies wrongdoing

By Raja Khalidatul Asrin - Monday, October 24, 2016 - 17:58

BATU GAJAH: A home for the disabled in Batu Gajah has been accused by netizens of caging up its residents ‘like animals’.

Malaysians losing their taste for shark fin soup, says WWF

By OLIVIA MIWIL - Monday, October 24, 2016 - 17:08

KOTA KINABALU: Though Malaysia is one of the world’s top consumers of shark fin soup, the popularity of the dish fell by almost fifty per cent over the last six months, and the downward trend is expected to continue in the coming year, said World Wildlife Fund Malaysia (WWF) marine head Dr Robecca J

Major drug ring busted, cops seize RM7mil of ketamine from member of Gang 36

By HANI SHAMIRA SHAHRUDIN and AHMAD SYAKIR - Monday, October 24, 2016 - 16:28

KUALA LUMPUR: Police have crippled a major drug syndicate with local underworld links and confiscated RM7.07 million worth of ketamine during a raid in Kepong on Friday.

Guan Eng accuses government of abusing power in blacklisting companies which support Bersih

By FERNANDO FONG - Monday, October 24, 2016 - 16:20

KUALA LUMPUR: Penang Chief Minister Lim Guan Eng today accused the government of abuse of power in its handling of the upcoming Bersih 5 rally.

Furious Pandikar says he knew of planned Opposition walkout a day before Budget tabling

By AINA NASA - Monday, October 24, 2016 - 15:58

KUALA LUMPUR: Dewan Rakyat Speaker Tan Sri Pandikar Amin Mulia today claimed that he knew of the Opposition’s planned walkout a day before the tabling of the 2017 Budget.

Teacher duped of more than RM48,000 by Facebook 'friend'

By Zarina Abdullah - Monday, October 24, 2016 - 15:46

BESUT: A 43-year-old teacher was duped of RM48,250 by a 'friend' she had made on Facebook recently, police said.

EPU, UKAS cut ties with companies which had sponsored Bersih rallies

By TASNIM LOKMAN - Monday, October 24, 2016 - 15:38

KUALA LUMPUR: The Economic Planning Unit (EPU) and the Public Private Partnership Unit (UKAS) have identified several companies which had sponsored the Bersih movement.

Electricity theft in squatter areas spells huge losses for Sabah

By Awang Ali Omar - Monday, October 24, 2016 - 15:26

SANDAKAN: Sabah utility company estimates a RM64 million loss this year due to 178,000 squatter homes stealing electrical power illegally in the state.

No delay in PR1MA projects nationwide

By Bernama - Monday, October 24, 2016 - 15:05

KUALA LUMPUR: The Dewan Rakyat here today was told that there had not been any delay in the implementation of 1Malaysia People’s Housing Projects (PR1MA) nationwide.

Teen motorcyclist loses life in Cheras crash

By FAISAL ASYRAF - Monday, October 24, 2016 - 14:51

KUALA LUMPUR: A 17-year old motorcyclist died when he crashed into the back of a lorry at the Cheras roundabout this morning.

One killed in accident involving bus and four cars along NSE

By INTAN BAHA - Monday, October 24, 2016 - 14:45

TANJUNG MALIM: One person was killed in an accident involving four cars and a bus at Km384 on the North-South Expressway early this morning.

Azmin: Luas already lodged a police report on Sungai Semenyih contamination

By FERNANDO FONG and SERI NOR NADIAH - Monday, October 24, 2016 - 14:44

KUALA LUMPUR: Selangor Menteri Besar Datuk Seri Azmin Ali today confirmed that a police report has been lodged over the issue surrounding the contamination of Sungai Semenyih.

Details of companies caught hiring illegals will soon be announced

By Azura Abas - Monday, October 24, 2016 - 14:21

PUTRAJAYA: Immigration Department director-general Datuk Seri Mustafar Ali plans to announce details of employers which have been caught hiring and harbouring illegal workers at the end of this month.

Run-down schools identified, says Education Ministry

By Bernama - Monday, October 24, 2016 - 13:57

SEREMBAN: The Education Ministry has identified run-down schools that needed upgrading under 2017 Budget.

Johor mulling creation of biotechnology hub known as 'Pharmapolis'

By Ahmad Fairuz Othman - Monday, October 24, 2016 - 13:45

JOHOR BARU: The Johor government is mulling the creation of Pharmapolis – a biotechnology-based medical research and medicine manufacturing hub.

Women's Boat to Gaza activist Dr Fauziah receives Terengganu's 'Iron Angel' award

By Bernama - Monday, October 24, 2016 - 13:31

KUALA NERUS: The Terengganu government today awarded the 'Serikandi Al-Azwar' (Iron Angel) award and RM5,000 cash to Dr Fauziah Hasan who participated in the 'Women's Boat to Gaza' (WBG) programme recently.

TM employee impersonators nabbed for 33 cases of cable theft

By MASRIWANIE MUHAMADING - Monday, October 24, 2016 - 13:21

ALOR STAR: Police believe they have solved at least 33 cases of telecommunication cable theft in the district following the arrest of two local men last week.

Kelantan defends 'dept heads on GLC boards' move


KOTA BARU: THE appointment of department directors to the board of state government-linked companies (GLCs) is nothing new and is a non-issue.

Corn-farming could yield high profits for Malaysia

By AINA NASA - Monday, October 24, 2016 - 13:06

KUALA LUMPUR: The Agriculture and Agro-based Industry has prepared a policy paper and will formulate a blueprint to ensure the development of the corn-farming industry.

Sabah to lose tourism dollars if it allows shark population to decline

By OLIVIA MIWIL - Monday, October 24, 2016 - 13:03

KOTA KINABALU: Sabah will lose out to neighbouring countries in generating income in the tourism industry if it fails to conserve its shark population.

USM's convocation ceremony commences, almost 6,000 to receive scrolls

By BALVIN KAUR - Monday, October 24, 2016 - 12:55

GEORGE TOWN: A total of 276 Universiti Sains Malaysia (USM) graduates received their scrolls during the first session of the university's 54th convocation this morning.

Selangor govt blacklisted companies which had supported Umno, says Noh Omar

By FERNANDO FONG - Monday, October 24, 2016 - 12:44

KUALA LUMPUR: Urban Wellbeing, Housing and Local Government Minister Tan Sri Noh Omar said the Selangor government had previously blacklisted companies which were known to support Umno.

Runners turn Cyberjaya pink, RM20,000 raised for cancer association

By FAIRUZ MOHD SHAHAR - Monday, October 24, 2016 - 12:43

CYBERJAYA: MORE than 2,000 runners painted Taman Tasik Cyberjaya pink yesterday as they took part in the Pink Charity Run to raise breast cancer awareness.

Overnight downpour floods suburban villages in George Town

By PHUAH KEN LIN - Monday, October 24, 2016 - 11:17

GEORGE TOWN: An overnight downpour triggered flash floods in to two low-lying suburban village areas here.

Nancy Shukri heads lists of 613 recipients of Pahang state awards

By Bernama - Monday, October 24, 2016 - 11:04

KUANTAN: Minister in the Prime Minister's Department Datuk Nancy Shukri heads the list of 613 recipients of awards and medals conferred in conjunction with the anniversary of the birthday of the Sultan of Pahang, Sultan Ahmad Shah.

'Jungle' kids to join relatives in UK under EU's law on refugee claims

By ZAHARAH OTHMAN - Monday, October 24, 2016 - 11:03

CALAIS: Wahid manoeuvred the toy lorry on the mat in the Kitchen in Calais, where we had just had dinner. He moved it in a zigzag manner and sometimes revved it up.