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Sebuyau heli crash: First body recovered

By SYED UMAR ARIFF - Friday, 6 May 2016.

SIMUNJAN: The first body of a victim from the Sebuyau helicopter crash has been retrieved and brought over the Sebuyau dock at 1.05pm.

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Missing heli: Divers on standby at Batang Lupar river to recover debris, possibly victims

By SYED UMAR ARIFF - Friday, May 6, 2016 - 13:34

SIMUNJAN: Divers have arrived at the murky Batang Lupar river to help retrieve suspected helicopter debris.

Two helicopter crashes in Sarawak in last five years

By Bernama - Friday, May 6, 2016 - 13:32

KUCHING: Two helicopter crash cases were reported in Sarawak in the last five years, including one during the 10th state election period.

Stop politicising helicopter incident, warns Hishammuddin

By Goh Pei Pei - Friday, May 6, 2016 - 13:11

KOTA SAMARAHAN: Defence Minister Datuk Seri Hishammuddin Hussein has warned irresponsible quarters to stop politicising the missing helicopter tragedy.

Shabery Cheek was supposed to board missing chopper

By Bernama - Friday, May 6, 2016 - 13:07

KUCHING: Agriculture and Agro-based Industry Minister Datuk Seri Ahmad Shabery Cheek was supposed to board the helicopter carrying a deputy minister that went missing last night.

More than 10,000 police personnel to ensure smooth polling day

By AVILA GERALDINE - Friday, May 6, 2016 - 12:47

KUCHING: More than 10,000 police personnel will be deployed throughout Sarawak to ensure that polling day runs smoothly, tomorrow.

Don't split your vote if candidate of your choice not picked: Zahid

By Roy Goh - Friday, May 6, 2016 - 12:43

MARUDI: Barisan Nasional supporters were reminded not to split their votes out of frustration as their candidate of choice was not picked to contest here.

Missing heli: Sundaran's family departs for Kuching

By Yusmizal Dolah Aling and Garret Dawum - Friday, May 6, 2016 - 12:27

KUCHING: The family members of Plantation Industries and Commodities secretary-general Datuk Dr Sundaran Annamalai have departed for Kuching today.

Husam Musa sacked from PAS

By B. SURESH RAM - Friday, May 6, 2016 - 12:24

KUALA LUMPUR: Former PAS vice-president Datuk Husam Musa has been sacked from the party.

Robber smash toilet wall to access ATM, flee with RM200k

By HANI SHAMIRA SHAHRUDIN - Friday, May 6, 2016 - 12:14

AMPANG JAYA: A group of robbers carted away RM200,000 in cash after they broke into an ATM machine at a hypermarket here today.

Another helicopter was only a minute apart from missing heli, says DCA chief

By Ahmad Fairuz Othman and Hana Naz Harun - Friday, May 6, 2016 - 12:04

KUCHING: The air traffic control (ATC) here made no less than three attempts to contact the missing helicopter yesterday evening to no avail.

G25 spokesman sues businessman over claim she insulted Islam

By HIDIR REDUAN - Friday, May 6, 2016 - 11:53

KUALA LUMPUR: Group of 25 Eminent Malays (G25) spokesman Datuk Noor Farida Ariffin is suing a businessman over an online article that implied she had insulted Islam.

Policemen deny 'ketum' corruption charges

By PHUAH KEN LIN - Friday, May 6, 2016 - 11:50

BUTTERWORTH: Two policemen pleaded not guilty at the Sessions Court here today to two separate corruption charges.

'Helicopter incident a tragedy but won't affect Sarawak polls'

By Ahmad Fairuz Othman and Hana Naz Harun - Friday, May 6, 2016 - 11:43

KUCHING: The case of the missing people on helicopter is a tragedy and it will not affect the ongoing Sarawak election.

Missing heli: Firemen collecting debris from Sg Batang Sadong

By SYED UMAR ARIFF - Friday, May 6, 2016 - 11:39

SIMUNJAN: The Fire and Rescue Department team stationed at Sungai Batang Sadong here is in the midst of tagging debris belonging to the missing helicopter, which was ferrying several VIPs including a deputy minister.

Confirmed: Noriah Kasnon among six on board missing chopper

By Ahmad Fairuz Othman - Friday, May 6, 2016 - 11:21

KUCHING: There were six people on board the missing helicopter, including Plantations Industries and Commodities Deputy Minister Datuk Noriah Kasnon and Kuala Kangsar MP Datuk Wan Mohammad Khairil Anuar Wan Ahmad.

Kuala Kangsar MP's family pray for his safety

By Seri Nor Nadiah Koris - Friday, May 6, 2016 - 11:06

KUALA KANGSAR: Friends and family members of Kuala Kangsar Member of Parliament Datuk Wan Mohammad Khairil Anuar Wan Ahmad, gathered at his house here this morning to get updates on the status of the missing helicopter he was on.

Man accused of Valentine's Day murder told to enter defence

By PHUAH KEN LIN - Friday, May 6, 2016 - 11:01

GEORGE TOWN: The High Court today ordered a 33-year-old engineer charged with murdering his girlfriend on Valentine's Day three years ago to enter his defence.

Thrifty parents lap up 'bento' meals

Friday, May 6, 2016 - 11:00

KUALA LUMPUR: Rather than spending a lot of money on expensive fast food and to help prevent nutritional deficiencies, parents have started preparing bento meals.

Missing helicopter: Adenan to join in solat hajat

By ADIB POVERA - Friday, May 6, 2016 - 10:53

KUCHING: Sarawak Chief Minister Tan Sri Adenan Satem has called on all Sarawakians to pray for the safety of the people on board of a helicopter which went missing while heading to Kuching from Betong.

MACC may need two days to quiz Guan Eng

By Audrey Dermawan - Friday, May 6, 2016 - 10:26

GEORGE TOWN: The Malaysian Anti-Corruption Commission (MACC) may need two days to interview Chief Minister Lim Guan Eng in connection with his Jalan Pinhorn bungalow purchase last year, supposedly bought at below market value.

Guan Eng arrives at MACC office

By Audrey Dermawan - Friday, May 6, 2016 - 10:08

GEORGE TOWN: Chief Minister Lim Guan Eng arrived at the Malaysian Anti-Corruption Commission (MACC) office here this morning, here.

Man abducted by 'ah long' rescued by police

By Bernama - Friday, May 6, 2016 - 09:27

JOHOR BAHARU: A man, believed to have been abducted and beaten up by an ‘ah long’ (loan shark) for defaulting on a loan, was rescued by the police about four hours after the abduction at a petrol station in Larkin here yesterday.

35 house damaged by rain storm in Baling

By Bernama - Friday, May 6, 2016 - 08:00

BALING: As at 11 pm, at least 35 houses in Kuala Ketil here were damaged by rainstorm which hit the areas since 5 pm today.

Why Adenan banning outside politicians might be good for Sarawak

By ARMAN AHMAD - Friday, May 6, 2016 - 01:56

Sunset on the Kuching waterfront exudes an unusual serenity.

Search for missing helicopter: SAR team to focus on three divisions in southern Sarawak [VIDEO]

By ADIB POVERA - Friday, May 6, 2016 - 01:14

KUCHING: A multi-agency search and rescue team comprising more than 100 men will focus their search for the helicopter which went missing here to three areas, namely Sri Aman, Simunjan and Betong.

30-strong Sarawak STORM team mobilised to find missing helicopter

By Bernama - Thursday, May 5, 2016 - 23:39

KUCHING: A special team made up of rescue personnel from various agencies led by the Royal Malaysia Police has been activated to find the helicopter that has gone missing in Sarawak, said Datuk Seri Dr Ahmad Zahid Hamidi.

Police uncover drug lab in Ipoh temple

By Bernama - Thursday, May 5, 2016 - 23:32

IPOH: Divine intervention was nowhere in sight for a drug syndicate when the police raided a drug processing laboratory concealed within a temple in Jelapang here on Monday.

Air Force and Army directed to search for missing helicopter: Hishammuddin

By HANA NAZ HARUN - Thursday, May 5, 2016 - 22:29

KUCHING: Defence Minister Datuk Seri Hishammuddin Hussein has directed the Royal Malaysian Air Force (RMAF) and the Army to mount a search and rescue operation to locate the missing helicopter.

Verify your polling centres, districts, EC tells voters

By Bernama - Thursday, May 5, 2016 - 22:12

PUTRAJAYA: The Election Commission today advised voters in peninsula Malaysia to verify their polling districts and centres between tomorrow and May 12 following the updating of data by the commission.

PM Najib expresses concern over fate of missing helicopter passengers

By HANA NAZ HARUN - Thursday, May 5, 2016 - 22:04

KUCHING: Prime Minister Datuk Seri Najib Razak has expressed concern over the fate of passengers onboard the missing helicopter in Sarawak.