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Rafizi lodges MACC report over Selangor govt 'money and women' claims

By FAZLEENA AZIZ - Monday, 30 May 2016.

PUTRAJAYA: PKR secretary-general Rafizi Ramli today lodged a report with the Malaysian Anti-Corruption Commission (MACC) and submitted evidence pertaining to allegations of graft and ‘requests for women’ in dealings involving the Selangor government.

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Police to boost security at K. Kangsar, Sg Besar by-elections

By ADRIAN DAVID - Monday, May 30, 2016 - 14:38

KUALA TERENGGANU: Security at the two by-elections in Kuala Kangsar and Sungai Besar will be heightened in view of the two seats being hotly-contested.

Businessman charged over bomb threat on Firefly flight

By KHAIRAH N. KARIM - Monday, May 30, 2016 - 14:19

PETALING JAYA: A businessman was hauled to court today over a hoax bomb threat which led to panic onboard a Singapore-bound Firefly flight two weeks ago.

Get youth involved in traditional Sabah games, urges Musa Aman

By OLIVIA MIWIL - Monday, May 30, 2016 - 13:47

PENAMPANG: Sabah’s annual grand celebration of the Kaamatan festival is among the state's key tourism products for visitors, said chief Minister Datuk Seri Musa Aman.

MRT Corp launches 'touchpoints' for public to get into on KVMRT Line 2, SSP

By FERNANDO FONG - Monday, May 30, 2016 - 13:46

SERI KEMBANGAN: Mass Rapid Transit Corporation Sdn Bhd (MRT Corp) today launched 'touchpoints' which will serve as hubs for the public to obtain information about the Klang Valley Mass Rapid Transit (KVMRT) Line 2, and the Sungai Buloh-Serdang-Putrajaya Line (SSP).

Wife beater in viral video slapped with eight months jail

By Audrey Dermawan - Monday, May 30, 2016 - 13:20

BUKIT MERTAJAM: A veterinary officer was sentenced to eight months jail by the Magistrate's Court here today for beating his wife in an elevator three years ago.

UMS students tutor stateless kids

By OLIVIA MIWIL - Monday, May 30, 2016 - 13:14

KOTA KINABALU: A GROUP of Universiti Malaysia Sabah (UMS) students spend their weekends teaching stateless children at a market here to provide them with basic education.

TMJ: Don't arrest those who slander me, I'll meet them 'man to man'

By NST ONLINE - Monday, May 30, 2016 - 12:47

KUALA LUMPUR: Tengku Mahkota Johor Tunku Ismail Sultan Ibrahim has asked police to refrain from arresting anyone who makes seditious remarks about him.

'A man ahead of his time'

By Dennis Chua - Monday, May 30, 2016 - 12:44

TAN Sri P. Ramlee left us exactly 43 years ago yesterday at the age of 44.

Advertorial: Perlis Marathon a success

By ILI SHAZWANI - Monday, May 30, 2016 - 12:32

KANGAR: THIS year’s Perlis Marathon received an enthusiastic response, with 7,653 participants from 17 countries, including Egypt, Jordan, Mozambique, Singapore and Japan.

Man gets 12 years jail, rotan for raping Facebook friend

By HIDIR REDUAN - Monday, May 30, 2016 - 12:16

KUALA LUMPUR: A former marketing executive appeared unmoved when the High Court upheld his conviction, a 12-year jail term and three strokes of the rotan for raping his teen female Facebook friend.

Solemn send-off for remains of 32 Australians at Malacca's Commonwealth War Graves

By Kelly Koh - Monday, May 30, 2016 - 11:28

MALACCA: The remains of the 32 Australian citizens who were interred at the Commonwealth War Graves (CWG) in the Terendak Camp have been sent home to their families in Australia.

Crime robs whole families

By Sharifah Mahsinah Abdullah - Monday, May 30, 2016 - 11:05

Mohamad Saifullah Mat Zani is only 18, but his responsibilities weigh heavily on his shoulders.

Still snatching away

By Faisal Asyraf and Zahratulhayat Mat Arif - Monday, May 30, 2016 - 10:51

‘SAFE CITY’: The number of snatch thefts is on the rise and this is causing concern among the public and the Malaysia Crime Prevention Foundation. But, is it a problem solely for the police to resolve? Faisal Asyraf and Zahratulhayat Mat Arif report

Penang oil spill cleanup completed

By BALVIN KAUR - Monday, May 30, 2016 - 10:25

GEORGE TOWN: The salvage and cleanup operation for an oil spill in the Straits of Malacca has been officially completed, said Penang Chief Minister Lim Guan Eng.

Celebrating Gawai with 'Renai' (video)

By ADIB POVERA - Monday, May 30, 2016 - 09:05

EVERY year, Malaysians in Sarawak and Sabah will return to their hometowns to be with their families and loved ones for the annual rice harvest celebration, a time for indigenous communities to celebrate the padi spirits for the bounteous harvest.

Strong winds and rough seas off Perlis and Kedah until Tuesday

By Bernama - Monday, May 30, 2016 - 01:06

KUALA LUMPUR: Strong south-westerly winds between 40 and 50km per hour with high waves of up to 3.5 metres are expected in the waters off Perlis and Kedah until this Tuesday.

Elephants destroy more than 2,000 banana trees in Baling

By Bernama - Monday, May 30, 2016 - 00:33

BALING: More than 2,000 banana trees that were already bearing fruit have been destroyed by elephants roaming near Kampung Batu 8.

Serial robbers strike Sg Petani again, escape with jewellery worth RM50k

By EMBUN MAJID - Sunday, May 29, 2016 - 23:37

SUNGAI PETANI: A group of jewellery robbers have struck Sungai Petani again, this time at Jalan Ibrahim.

Cops arrest man posing as TNB, PBAPP worker to rob elderly

By Bernama - Sunday, May 29, 2016 - 23:00

BUKIT MERTAJAM: A man, who was believed to have repeatedly posed either as Tenaga Nasional Berhad (TNB) or the Penang Water Supply Corporation (PBAPP) worker before robbing elderly victims, was arrested in Kubang Semang here today.

Sixteen rushed to hospital for suspected mercury poisoning

By BALVIN KAUR - Sunday, May 29, 2016 - 21:13

BUTTERWORTH: Sixteen residents of Kampung Baru here were rushed to hospital today for suspected mercury poisoning.

Firemen deployed after teen sustains cramp during mountain descent

By Khairul Najib Asarulah Khan - Sunday, May 29, 2016 - 20:33

KUALA PILAH: A teenager was forced to endure three-hours of pain after suffering cramps while descending Gunung Angsi, here, this morning.

Sg Besar by-election is final test for BN before GE14

By TASNIM LOKMAN - Sunday, May 29, 2016 - 19:46

SABAK BERNAM: The Barisan Nasional (BN) Youth machinery as been urged to focus on all voters regardless of race during the campaigning period for the Sungai Besar by-election this June.

Police record assemblyman's statement over assault

By Bernama - Sunday, May 29, 2016 - 19:36

ALOR STAR: The police have recorded a statement from a state assemblyman who was alleged to have assaulted a man on May 15.

Selangor BN to 'clear the air' on Pas' Bill before Sg Besar by-election

By TASNIM LOKMAN - Sunday, May 29, 2016 - 19:32

SABAK BERNAM: Selangor Umno will meet state Barisan Nasional component party leaders to clear the air over the Private Member’s Bill submitted by Pas president Datuk Seri Abdul Hadi Awang.

Leisure island gets latest luxury landmark in the form of St Regis Langkawi

By MELISSA DARLYNE CHOW - Sunday, May 29, 2016 - 19:15

LANGKAWI: Langkawi's newest landmark, the St Regis Langkawi has the potential to draw upmarket tourists to the popular vacation island, said Prime Minister Datuk Seri Najib Razak.

5 million smokers among Malaysians

By Bernama - Sunday, May 29, 2016 - 19:04

KUALA LUMPUR: The Health Ministry estimates smokers aged 18 and above in the country number a staggering five million. Malaysia’s population currently is 28 million.

Orang Asli village cut off in Cameron Highlands after flash floods wash away bridge

By Seri Nor Nadiah Koris - Sunday, May 29, 2016 - 18:57

CAMERON HIGHLANDS: The Ulu Telom bridge near here collapsed as a result of flash floods early this morning.

MIC party polls to be after GE14

By Bernama - Sunday, May 29, 2016 - 18:12

SUBANG JAYA: The MIC’s Extraordinary General Meeting held here today approved the party polls to he held after the 14th General Election (GE14).

Wan Junaidi slams Palanivel on land exploitation in Cameron Highlands

By Bernama - Sunday, May 29, 2016 - 17:56

LANGKAWI: Natural Resources and Environment Datuk Seri Dr Wan Junaidi Tuanku Jaafar today slammed Datuk Seri G. Palanivel for not doing anything about illegal land exploitation in Cameron Highlands when he was the minister in charge.

DPM Zahid arrives in Tokyo for 5-day working visit

By Bernama - Sunday, May 29, 2016 - 17:34

TOKYO: Malaysian Deputy Prime Minister Datuk Seri Dr Ahmad Zahid Hamidi arrived here Sunday to begin a five-day working visit to Japan, aimed at fostering greater bilateral relations with the world’s third largest economy.