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PM pledges to continue Tun Razak's mission to develop Sarawak

By ADRIAN LAI - Monday, 2 May 2016.

BETONG: Prime Minister Datuk Seri Najib Razak today pledged to continue his father's mission to develop the rural areas of Sarawak.

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Sarawak polls: PKR calls on EC to look into entry bans on opposition politicians

By Esther Landau - Monday, May 2, 2016 - 13:45

KUCHING: Parti Keadilan Rakyat (PKR) has called upon the Election Commission (EC) to be more vigilant in carrying out their duties to ensure the state election is clean, fair and free from interference.

Man overcome by hysteria tied up before being rushed to hospital

By Bernama - Monday, May 2, 2016 - 13:11

SEREMBAN: A man in his early 30s, believed to be suffering from hysteria, was tied up before being rushed to Tuanku Jaafar Hospital, following an incident in Jalan Stesen Kampung Kuala Sawah, near here, today.

Ex-Muar taxi association chairman fined RM10k for bribery

By Halim Said - Monday, May 2, 2016 - 12:57

JOHOR BARU: The former chairman of a Muar-based taxi association was ordered to pay a fine of RM10,000 for accepting a RM1,000 bribe at the Johor Baru Sessions Court today.

Three villages perform prayers for rain following drying up of Sungai Pahang

By NOR AIN MOHAMED RADHI - Monday, May 2, 2016 - 12:35

TEMERLOH: About 80 residents from Kampung Bangau Parit, Kampung Tebal and Kampung Padang Tenggala here performed Istisqa prayer this morning to seek for rain and ease the drying up of Sungai Pahang.

Former MIC vice-president G. Pasamanickam dies at 94

By Chuah Bee Kim - Monday, May 2, 2016 - 12:31

MUAR: Former MIC vice president and former Johor MIC chairman Tan Sri G. Pasamanickam passed away at 12.45am in Muar today.

No company too small for minimum wage implementation, says Human Resources Ministry

By FAZLEENA AZIZ - Monday, May 2, 2016 - 12:14

PUTRAJAYA: The Minimum Wage Order 2016 (PGM2016) will take effect on July 1 this year for all employers regardless of the number of employees under the organisation or company.

Petrovski's family wants full report on incident that led to his death

By Roshidi Abu Samah - Monday, May 2, 2016 - 11:39

MALACCA: The family of Malacca United (MU) reserve goalkeeper, the late Marco Stefan Petrovski who died here yesterday, has asked for a full report on the tragedy which led to their only son's death.

Beat the heat at Klang's sweet spot for 'ais kacang'

Monday, May 2, 2016 - 11:34

KLANG: Hundreds of Klang and Shah Alam folk have been flocking to a desserts and beverage stall at Emporium Makan here for decades, especially during the current hot and dry spell.

Residents' association: Park needs enforcement, not fence

Monday, May 2, 2016 - 11:33

KUALA LUMPUR: “We don’t want this arboretum (or any other developments). Let it (Bukit Kiara park) be like this. Let nature take its course.

Teenagers killed, one decapitated in accident near Kuala Terengganu

By Zarina Abdullah - Monday, May 2, 2016 - 11:31

SETIU: Two teenagers were killed on the spot with one of them decapitated, when they were involved in an accident near Kampung Gong Kubor, Permaisuri, yesterday evening.

'Protect Bukit Kiara park'

By THARANYA ARUMUGAM AND LAILI ISMAIL - Monday, May 2, 2016 - 11:01

KUALA LUMPUR: At a time when green lungs in urban areas are being threatened by rapid development, the Bukit Kiara park is sadly no exception.

No other project, except for arboretum, in TABB

Monday, May 2, 2016 - 11:00

KUALA LUMPUR: The Large Scale Public Park (TABB), developed in stages in Bukit Kiara, will be a combination of a park and an arboretum (a botanical garden containing living collections of woody plants and trees).

MCA deputy president to undergo spinal surgery this week

By KOI KYE LEE - Monday, May 2, 2016 - 10:53

KUALA LUMPUR: Minister in the Prime Minister's Department Datuk Seri Dr Wee Ka Siong will undergo spinal surgery abroad this week.

Crowded battlefield nothing new for Ngemah incumbent

By Bernama - Monday, May 2, 2016 - 10:30

KANOWIT: The Ngemah seat where incumbent Alexander Vincent from Barisan Nasional is facing a four-cornered fight is among 12 seats involving four-cornered fights in the May 7 polls.

Kenyah community banking on Chuk Pai to win Murum

By Bernama - Monday, May 2, 2016 - 10:01

BELAGA, The Kenyah community is banking on BN candidate Kennedy Chuk Pai Ugon to win the Murum seat in the 11th state election.

Remapping of water resources in Johor opens up opportunities for alternatives

By Bernama - Monday, May 2, 2016 - 08:55

BATU PAHAT: A remapping of the types of water resources available in Johor needs to be done before any exploration of underground water source is conducted in the state government’s efforts to find long term alternative water resources in the state.

Transnasional ceases Cityliner bus operations for 19 routes

By Bernama - Monday, May 2, 2016 - 08:39

KOTA BAHARU: The Konsortium Transnasional Berhad announced today that 19 of its Cityliner stage bus routes will be discontinued as of yesterday.

Intruder 'caught' in judge's house compound returns to apologise for trespassing

By Bernama - Sunday, May 1, 2016 - 23:24

KUALA LUMPUR: An intruder who was ‘caught’ in the compound of a judge’s house in Segambut yesterday returned 30 minutes later to apologise for trespassing.

Huang's priority to upgrade school buildings, facilities in Repok

By Bernama - Sunday, May 1, 2016 - 23:04

SARIKEI: BN candidate for Repok, Datuk Seri Huang Tiong Sii said upgrading buildings and facilities of the 20 schools or more, in the constituency would be his priority if he wins on polling day, May 7.

Sebuyau-Triso ferry to begin operating tomorrow

By Bernama - Sunday, May 1, 2016 - 22:45

KUCHING: Another ferry will begin operating tomorrow between Sebuyau and Triso in Sungai Batang Lupar, about 130 km from here.

UiTM student stretchered down from Gunung Pulai after fainting

By MASRIWANIE MUHAMADING - Sunday, May 1, 2016 - 22:32

BALING: A 22-year-old female student from Universiti Teknologi Mara (UiTM) fainted during a climb at Gunung Pulai here earlier today.

Dr Mahathir's police escort privileges should have been stripped long ago: Nazri Aziz

By Bernama - Sunday, May 1, 2016 - 21:29

KUCHING: The move to cease providing escorts for former prime minister Tun Dr Mahathir Mohamad is appropriate, said Tourism and Culture Minister Datuk Seri Mohamed Nazri Abdul Aziz.

Opposition can never be the alternative government that it claims to be: Salleh

By Bernama - Sunday, May 1, 2016 - 21:21

KUALA LUMPUR: The opposition lacks the foundation it needs to succeed and has a weak structure that it can never be the alternative government that it claims to be, said Communications and Multimedia Minister Datuk Seri Dr Salleh Said Keruak.

Senior citizen missing after falling off Penang ferry

By PRIYA PUBALAN - Sunday, May 1, 2016 - 21:14

GEORGE TOWN: A senior citizen is missing after falling overboard the Pulau Angsa ferry this afternoon, just about it departed the Pengkalan Tun Uda port today.

Sarawak election: 24,604 early voters to cast ballots on Tuesday

By Bernama - Sunday, May 1, 2016 - 21:03

KUCHING: A total of 24,604 early voters will be casting their ballots on Tuesday in the 11th Sarawak state election.

Policeman among four detained in fight in Sitiawan

By M. HAMZAH JAMALUDIN - Sunday, May 1, 2016 - 20:51

SITIAWAN: A 36 -year-old policeman and three men were arrested to assist investigation into a fight that had left one of them injured at Ladang Sitiawan here last night.

Kulim MP offers aid to bring home remains of Msian who died in Ho Chi Minh

By MASRIWANIE MUHAMADING AND AZAHAR HASHIM - Sunday, May 1, 2016 - 20:42

KULIM: Kulim/Bandar Baharu member of parliament Datuk Abdul Aziz Sheikh Fadzir has offered to bear the cost of bringing home the remains of Malaysian national Mohd Azhar Abdul Wahab, who was found dead in a hotel room in Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam on Wednesday.

Police open 34 investigation papers related to Swak state polls

By AVILA GERALDINE - Sunday, May 1, 2016 - 20:28

KUCHING: Police here opened 34 investigation papers and two inquiries related to the state elections.

Eleven couples tie the knot together on May 1

By Suzaini Sulaiman - Sunday, May 1, 2016 - 20:23

KUALA SELANGOR: May 1 will no longer be known only as Worker's Day for 11 couples who decided to tie the knot today.

Thank you Zeti and all the best, says Najib

By ZAFIRA ANWAR - Sunday, May 1, 2016 - 20:08

KUALA LUMPUR: Prime Minister Datuk Seri Najib Razak today praised former Bank Negara governor Tan Sri Dr Zeti Akhtar Aziz for her contribution and achievements during her 35-years of service for the central bank.