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Modernisation of the Penan community proof of BN's inclusiveness: PM

By ADRIAN LAI - Saturday, 30 April 2016.

NIAH: The modernisation of the Penan community is proof that the Barisan Nasional government practises inclusiveness, said Prime Minister Datuk Seri Najib Razak today.

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Sarawak Election: Mambong has undergone transformation

By Bernama - Saturday, April 30, 2016 - 15:17

KUCHING: Amphee Temik from Kampung Duras in Mambong spent more than 11 years away from his humble abode to pursue higher studies and acquire experience.

No Terengganu teachers involved in Daesh terror group: MB

By Bernama - Saturday, April 30, 2016 - 15:07

KUALA TERENGGANU: Terengganu Menteri Besar Ahmad Razif Abd Rahman said today he had not heard of any teacher in the state being involved in the Daesh militant group.

Police mount manhunt for 'John Rambo'

By FAISAL ASYRAF - Saturday, April 30, 2016 - 14:55

KUALA LUMPUR: Police are hunting down a man, known as John Rambo, in connection with an incident where two policemen were attacked in front a vacant house in Jalan Kuari, Cheras yesterday.

USM's 53rd convocation ceremony sees attendance of 1,160 graduates

By PRIYA PUBALAN - Saturday, April 30, 2016 - 14:25

GEORGE TOWN: Universiti Sains Malaysia's (USM) 53rd convocation ceremony kicked off with a total 1,160 graduates receiving their respective scrolls, today.

Sarawak Election: Uggah's 30 years experience as Betong MP an advantage

By Bernama - Saturday, April 30, 2016 - 14:14

BETONG: It is no secret that whenever there is an election, candidates contesting for their respective seats will be busy going around the constituency to introduce themselves and convince voters through various approach.

Four hurt in seven-vehicle crash in Tangkak

By Kelly Koh - Saturday, April 30, 2016 - 14:00

JASIN: At least four people were injured in an accident involving a bus, a trailer, a pickup truck, three cars and a multi-purpose vehicle at KM 174 of the North-South Expressway in Tangkak here.

Dengue cases on downward trend nationwide, says Health Ministry

By FAZLEENA AZIZ - Saturday, April 30, 2016 - 13:20

PUTRAJAYA: Dengue cases in the country reduced by 13.3 per cent with only 1,607 cases reported from April 17 to 23.

DAP man unaware he was being written off

By Esther Landau - Saturday, April 30, 2016 - 13:03

KUCHING: DAP’s Batu Kitang candidate, Abdul Aziz Isa, has been on a roll from day one, trying to convince the Chinese community, who make up half of the new seat’s electorate, that he understands them enough to be their elected rep.

Man remanded over alleged abuse of disabled step-daughter

By Bernama - Saturday, April 30, 2016 - 12:32

BESUT: A man is being remanded for four days to assist police investigations into the alleged abuse of his disabled nine-year-old daughter.

Sarawak govt will consider extending Guan Eng and Azmin's stay in the state

By ADIB POVERA - Saturday, April 30, 2016 - 11:38

KUCHING: The Sarawak government is willing to consider extending the stay of DAP secretary-general Lim Guan Eng and PKR deputy president Datuk Seri Azmin Ali in the state.

Union busting serious problem, swift action needed: MTUC

By Bernama - Saturday, April 30, 2016 - 09:42

PETALING JAYA: The Malaysian Trades Union Congress today claimed that union busting has become “a very serious problem” in the country and called on the government to take immediate steps to enforce the relevant laws to curb the illegal practice and protect workers.

Policemen in hospital after parang attack by drug addicts

By ZAHRATULHAYAT MAT ARIF - Saturday, April 30, 2016 - 08:00

KUALA LUMPUR: Two policemen were injured when they were slashed with parang while carrying out an operation at Kampung Tangki Air, Jalan Kuari in Cheras about 11pm yesterday.

Needs of the Chinese given priority, says DPM Zahid

By Bernama - Saturday, April 30, 2016 - 00:39

MIRI: The needs of the Chinese community will continue to be given priority and the RM500,000 allocated for the upgrading of two Chinese schools here is a good indication said Datuk Seri Ahmad Zahid Hamidi.

Education Ministry issues circular on safety precaution to avoid snakes

By Bernama - Saturday, April 30, 2016 - 00:06

SERDANG: The Education Ministry has issued a circular to remind schools of steps to be taken as safety precaution in particular in avoiding venomous snakes.

I'll do it my way: Adenan

By NST ONLINE - Friday, April 29, 2016 - 23:54

KUCHING: Chief Minister Tan Sri Adenan Satem assured Sarawakians, especially those from the Chinese community that he was leading the state in his own way without interference from others.

BN expected to win 68 out of 82 seats in Sarawak election: Abang Johari

By SYED UMAR AND AVILA GERALDINE - Friday, April 29, 2016 - 22:51

KUCHING: Barisan Nasional is expected to win at least 68 seats out of 82, based on a recent ground feedback.

RM743 Million allocated to build roads in rural areas of Sarawak: Zahid

By Bernama - Friday, April 29, 2016 - 22:39

MIRI: The government has allocated RM743 million for the construction of roads in the rural areas of Sarawak under the Armed Forces Jiwa Murni programme said Deputy Prime Minister Datuk Seri Dr Ahmad Zahid Hamidi.

Nazri: BN will not cease wooing Chinese community

By Bernama - Friday, April 29, 2016 - 22:26

KUCHING: BN would not cease wooing Chinese voters in constituencies considered impenetrable, said Tourism and Culture Minister Datuk Seri Mohamed Nazri Abdul Aziz.

SPAN: Perak needs to implement water rationing

By Bernama - Friday, April 29, 2016 - 21:53

BAGAN SERAI: The National Water Services Commission (SPAN) has urged the Perak government to implement water rationing to prevent rapid water depletion in the Bukit Merah Dam due to the hot spell caused by El Nino.

Take positive steps to protect the environment - Tengku Abdullah

By Bernama - Friday, April 29, 2016 - 21:46

KUANTAN: The government should take in their stride the increasing number of criticisms and views on environmental issues and take positive steps towards protecting the environment, said Pahang Tengku Mahkota Tengku Abdullah Sultan Ahmad Shah.

Taxi driver lured by passenger, slashed by three men in Batu Kawan

By PHUAH KEN LIN - Friday, April 29, 2016 - 21:24

NIBONG TEBAL: A 58-year-old taxi driver survived a parang attack from three men below a flyover in Batu Kawan here yesterday.

Unitar student dies, fiancee injured after car crashes into lorry in Besut

By Zarina Abdullah - Friday, April 29, 2016 - 20:57

BESUT: A 24-year-old student was killed while his fiancee suffered head injuries when their car collided head-on with a lorry near Kampung Batang Gergaji, here today.

Zeti clocks out as Bank Negara Governor for the last time

By ZARINA ZAKARIAH - Friday, April 29, 2016 - 20:40

KUALA LUMPUR: Tan Sri Dr Zeti Akhtar Aziz will be clocking out for the last time tonight after serving the country for 16 years as Bank Negara Malaysia governor and 35 years in the service of the central bank.

Gutsy shop owner smashes gunman's face into glass display, takes down robber

By DAWN CHAN - Friday, April 29, 2016 - 20:24

KLANG: A hardcore criminal on police's wanted list was caught after a failed attempt to rob a mobile phone shop in Taman Desa Permai 2, Meru, here today.

Housewife cheats death when lorry crashes into her bedroom

By TEOH PEI YING - Friday, April 29, 2016 - 20:18

TAMPIN: A housewife's decision not to take her regular mid-morning nap in her bedroom probably saved her life today.

Vote Adenan for his many people friendly policies: PM in Lambir

By Roy Goh - Friday, April 29, 2016 - 20:08

MIRI: Prime Minister Datuk Seri Najib Razak said the people needed to pick a party that can form a government that serves their needs when it’s time to cast their votes on May 7.

Perak govt: No water rationing in Kerian for now

By M.Hamzah Jamaludin - Friday, April 29, 2016 - 19:52

IPOH: The Perak government will not implement water rationing in the Kerian district as the water level at Bukit Merah dam has improved from 6.1m on Monday to 6.2m today.

Terengganu MB: I have no powers to award land to anyone

By Zarina Abdullah - Friday, April 29, 2016 - 19:40

KUALA NERUS: Terengganu Menteri Besar Ahmad Razif Abdul Rahman said he had no power to award government land to anyone as there were procedures to be adhered to in the approval process.

Printing of ballot papers for early, postal voters completed: EC

By Bernama - Friday, April 29, 2016 - 19:16

KUCHING: Printing of ballot papers for early and postal voters in the 11th Sarawak state election has been completed.