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

By ADIB POVERA - Saturday, 30 April 2016.

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.

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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.

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.

Court sets 13 days for Rafizi's OSA trial

By Shanti Gunaratnam - Friday, April 29, 2016 - 19:00

KUALA LUMPUR: The Sessions Court has fixed 13 days for the trial of Pandan Member of Parliament Mohd Rafizi Ramli, who has been charged for two offences under Section 8 of the Official Secrets Act (OSA) 1972.

Comprehensive plan needed to build telecommunication towers along Pan Borneo Highway: Salleh

By Bernama - Friday, April 29, 2016 - 18:31

SIBU: The Ministry of Communications and Multimedia will draw out a comprehensive plan to build telecommunication towers to ease connectivity along the Pan Borneo Highway.

Bridge linking Pulau Indah to mainland could be closed for 3 days

By C. Premananthini - Friday, April 29, 2016 - 18:30

SHAH ALAM: The bridge linking Pulau Indah to the mainland may be closed for up to three days.

Penang PKR assemblyman ordered to pay RM280k to Umno lawmakers in defamation case

By BALVIN KAUR - Friday, April 29, 2016 - 18:13

GEORGE TOWN: The High Court here today ordered a Penang PKR assemblyman to pay RM280,000 in damages to four state Umno lawmakers, over a defamatory statement made two years ago.

Malaysian man found dead in Ho Chi Minh hotel room

By FAZLEENA AZIZ - Friday, April 29, 2016 - 18:09

PUTRAJAYA: A 33-year-old Malaysian, Mohd Azhar Abdull Wahab, was found dead in a hotel room in Ho Chi Minh City yesterday.

Anwar gets go-ahead to proceed with 'qazaf' case

By KHAIRAH N. KARIM - Friday, April 29, 2016 - 17:28

KUALA LUMPUR: Former Opposition leader Datuk Seri Anwar Ibrahim can now proceed with his qazaf (making false allegation) case, the Syariah Appeal Court ruled today.

Man pleads not guilty to destroying statues at Ipoh Hindu temple

By RAHMAT KHAIRULRIJAL - Friday, April 29, 2016 - 17:13

IPOH: A 29-year-old man pleaded not guilty at the Sessions Court here today to two charges of destroying statues at a Hindu temple here and possessing a sharp weapon.

New payment system for US visa applicants

Friday, April 29, 2016 - 17:09

KUALA LUMPUR: Starting Tuesday, visa applicants to the United States can pay the fee over-the-counter at any AmBank branch.