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Muhyiddin, Mukhriz sacked from Umno, Shafie suspended

By HANA NAZ HARUN and ZAFIRA ANWAR - Friday, 24 June 2016.

KUALA LUMPUR: The Umno Supreme Council has sacked party deputy president Tan Sri Muhyiddin Yassin and Datuk Seri Mukhriz Mahathir, effective immediately.

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Parents see red over Sejarah assignment

By NURADZIMMAH DAIM AND ALIZA SHAH - Sunday, June 26, 2016 - 12:39

KUALA LUMPUR: Parents are asking for clearer instructions in the fieldwork required for the Form Three (PT3) Sejarah Assessment.

No penalty for failing to get signature

By NURADZIMMAH DAIM AND ALIZA SHAH - Sunday, June 26, 2016 - 12:35

FORM Three students who fail to get the signature of custodians of the buildings they write about for their Form Three (PT3) Sejarah Assessment will not be penalised.

Technical committee to be formed for devolution of powers talks with Sabah, Sarawak

By ADIB POVERA - Sunday, June 26, 2016 - 12:32

KUCHING: A technical committee will be set-up to assist negotiations over devolution of powers between the Federal Government and the state governments of Sarawak and Sabah, says Minister in the Prime Minister's Department Nancy Shukri.

Let's ease burden to celebrate Syawal: PM

By Bernama - Sunday, June 26, 2016 - 11:51

KUALA LUMPUR: Prime Minister Datuk Seri Najib Razak today called on Malaysians to jointly play their role in easing the burden of celebrating the Hari Raya Aidilfitri soon.

Two teachers arrested after allegedly assaulting boy with hockey stick

By Zarina Abdullah - Sunday, June 26, 2016 - 11:30

BESUT: Two teachers including an ustaz, have been arrested to assist an investigation after a school boy was hit with a hockey stick last week.

Ensuring healthier school meals

By SUZANNA PILLAY - Sunday, June 26, 2016 - 11:01

IF recommendations to introduce nutritionists in all 10,000 schools in the country materialise, more nutritionists need to be trained as there will be a shortfall, says Director-General of Health Datuk Dr Noor Hisham Abdullah.

Delicious, sticky treat from sago

By Melissa Leong - Sunday, June 26, 2016 - 11:00

PINANTUNG is a delicacy among the Kadazandusun and Tatana people who reside in Kuala Penyu, Sabah, but it is also one of Brunei’s iconic traditional fare, where it is known as ambuyat.

Going beyond the giving

By Beatrice Nita Jay - Sunday, June 26, 2016 - 11:00

KATRIN Weigmann found her calling in humanitarian work while still in school in Germany and duly began her career with the German Red Cross when she was 28.

Boy dies in accident in Ulu Yam

By Bernama - Sunday, June 26, 2016 - 00:27

KUALA LUMPUR: An 11-year-old boy was killed while his younger sister sustained injury after a lorry driven by their grandfather crashed under a cliff at Jalan Sungai Tua, Ulu Yam late this afternoon.

Resignation protests an emotional act - Hishammuddin

By Bernama - Saturday, June 25, 2016 - 23:41

KLUANG: The actions of Several Pagoh UMNO division members who tendered their resignations to protest on the dismissal of Tan Sri Muhyiddin Yassin in the party were seen as purely based on emotional sentiment, said UMNO vice-president Datuk Seri Hishammuddin Tun Hussein.

Pay tithe to LZS, not directly to asnaf - Selangor Sultan

By Bernama - Saturday, June 25, 2016 - 22:48

PETALING JAYA: Sultan Sharafuddin Idris Shah of Selangor today called on all Muslims in the state to pay tithe only to the Selangor Tithe Board (LZS), which is the only agency entrusted to collect tithe and distribute it to the eligible asnaf (tithe recipients).

Plans to sell fireworks for Raya foiled

By DAWN CHAN - Saturday, June 25, 2016 - 22:40

KUALA SELANGOR: Attempts to hide 41 boxes of firecrackers meant for sale near Hari Raya Aidilfitri failed for a 36-year-old man when he was busted by the police.

Najib took almost one year to expel Muhyiddin, Mukhriz

By Bernama - Saturday, June 25, 2016 - 22:09

KUALA LUMPUR: UMNO president Datuk Seri Najib Razak took almost one year before conceding to the pressure by Supreme Council (MT) members to expel deputy president Tan Sri Muhyiddin Yassin and former Kedah Menteri Besar Datuk Seri Mukhriz Tun Dr Mahathir.

Thanks for the food, but cash aid will be much appreciated say the homeless

By Bernama - Saturday, June 25, 2016 - 21:22

GEORGE TOWN: Homeless people in the city are hoping to get more donations in the form of cash aid rather than being deluged with non-stop supply of ready-to-eat food in this blessed month of Ramadan.

Sultan Perak receives tithe from companies totaling RM5.53m

By RAHMAT KHAIRULRIJAL - Saturday, June 25, 2016 - 21:10

KUALA KANGSAR: Sultan of Perak Sultan Nazrin Muizzuddin Shah today received business tithe (zakat) totalling RM5.53 million from various companies at the Istana Iskandariah here.

Method to pick BN candidates in recent by-elections can be used in future

By Bernama - Saturday, June 25, 2016 - 20:54

KUALA LUMPUR: The method of picking candidates for the Sungai Besar and Kuala Kangsar by-elections should be used as templates to choose future Barisan National (BN) candidates.

Govt will continue to uphold people's welfare despite criticism

By ZAFIRA ANWAR - Saturday, June 25, 2016 - 20:24

PUTRAJAYA: The government has always placed the people's welfare and interests as priorities despite being critised and defamed by naysayers.

KPM studying proposal on mandatory vaccination of school students

By Bernama - Saturday, June 25, 2016 - 20:07

PETALING JAYA: The Education Ministry is discussing with the Health Ministry over mandatory vaccinations for school students nationwide.

Incidence of measles on the rise in Pahang as public shy away from immunisation

By Bernama - Saturday, June 25, 2016 - 19:00

KUANTAN: The Pahang Health Department has confirmed that the incidence of measles in the state has risen.

Vacant ministerial post must be filled by a Sarawakian MP, says Masing

By Bernama - Saturday, June 25, 2016 - 18:08

SIBU: The vacant ministerial post left by Datuk Amar Douglas Uggah Embas in the federal cabinet must be filled by a Sarawakian member of parliament.

Mobile phone use main cause of road accidents

By Bernama - Saturday, June 25, 2016 - 17:57

BENTONG: The use of mobile phones while driving and riding has been identified as the main cause of road accidents in the country.

Robbers finally caught after mad chase in Malacca

By Kelly Koh - Saturday, June 25, 2016 - 17:25

MALACCA: Two men were arrested by the police hours after attempting to rob a home in Taman Sin Semabok here.

Ministry to offer assistance to Bill Kayong's family, children's education

By Bernama - Saturday, June 25, 2016 - 17:12

KUCHING: Women, Family and Community Development Minister Datuk Seri Rohani Abdul Karim said the family of slain Bill Kayong would be offered assistance including in his children’s education.

Muhyiddin accepts sacking from Umno, but vows to fight on

By HANA NAZ HARUN - Saturday, June 25, 2016 - 16:56

KUALA LUMPUR: Sacked Umno deputy president Tan Sri Muhyiddin Yassin will continue to fight for Islam, Malays and the country, but said he will not appeal against the decision to expel him from the party.

Terengganu generating 815 tonnes of food waste daily since Ramadan began

By ADRIAN DAVID - Saturday, June 25, 2016 - 16:54

KUALA TERENGGANU: With food aplenty during Ramadan, Terengganu is having its hands full with clearing 815 tonnes of food waste daily throughout the state since the fasting month began.

Berita Harian journalist laid to rest in Rembau

By Hariz Mohd - Saturday, June 25, 2016 - 16:26

KUALA LUMPUR: Berita Harian journalist Mohd Hamizar Abd Hamid, who died in a road accident last night, was laid to rest in his hometown in Rembau this afternoon.

Pagoh Umno rejects Muhyiddin's sacking

By Rizalman Hammim - Saturday, June 25, 2016 - 15:52

PAGOH: The Pagoh Umno division has rejected the party’s Supreme Council’s decision to sack former deputy president Tan Sri Muhyiddin Yassin from the party.

Debris found in Tanzania being verified for MH370, says Liow

By Bernama - Saturday, June 25, 2016 - 15:42

KUALA LUMPUR: An aircraft chunk recovered off Tanzania, East Africa two days ago is possibly from a Boeing 777, according to Transport Minister Datuk Seri Liow Tiong Lai.

Accept Muhyiddin, Mukhriz sackings, Umno members told

By HANA NAZ HARUN - Saturday, June 25, 2016 - 15:05

KUALA LUMPUR: Umno members should accept the Supreme Council's decision to sack Tan Sri Muhyiddin Yassin and Datuk Seri Mukhriz Mahathir with an open heart.

Najib launches UAE-based Lulu hypermarket

By HANA NAZ HARUN - Saturday, June 25, 2016 - 14:52

KUALA LUMPUR: Prime Minister Datuk Seri Najib Razak launched the UAE-based Lulu Hypermarket here today, the chain's 127th store worldwide.