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Police seeking public's help to locate Muhammad Riduan Abdullah

By M. HAMZAH JAMALUDIN - Saturday, 30 April 2016.

IPOH: Police are seeking the assistance of the public to help locate Muslim convert Muhammad Riduan Abdullah, who has disobeyed a court order to return his daughter to his ex-wife, M. Indira Gandhi.

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Family of M'sian found dead in Ho Chi Minh hotel short of funds to bring body back

By Bernama - Saturday, April 30, 2016 - 19:32

ALOR SETAR: The family of Mohd Azhar Abdul Wahab, 33, the Malaysian found dead in a hotel room in Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam, on Wednesday is unable to bring home his remains to Kulim yet due to financial constraints.

Sarawak's autonomy over immigration is like a shield to protect the state: Abang Johari

By Goh Pei Pei - Saturday, April 30, 2016 - 19:24

KUCHING: Sarawak's autonomy over immigration powers is like a shield, to protect the peace and harmony of the state and the interest of the people.

Seven vehicle crash in Tangkak causes massive 10km jam

By Kelly Koh - Saturday, April 30, 2016 - 19:14

JASIN: A tour bus with 29 passengers was among seven vehicles involved in a multi-vehicle crash along the Km174 of the North-South Expressway (NSE) near Tangkak here.

Education Minister urges students to choose career wisely

By Bernama - Saturday, April 30, 2016 - 19:01

KUALA LUMPUR: Students should make a wise decision on their career of choice to prevent wasting time and money, said Education Minister Datuk Seri Mahdzir Khalid.

Padi farmers in Kerian suffer RM56 million in losses due to El Nino

By Raja Khalidatul Asrin - Saturday, April 30, 2016 - 18:55

BAGAN SERAI: Padi farmers in the Kerian district are suffering losses totalling RM56 million due to the heat wave.

Need for effective communication systems to penetrate rural areas - Salleh

By Bernama - Saturday, April 30, 2016 - 18:05

BELAGA: The government will continue to look for cheap but effective systems to provide cellular and Internet services to wider swathes of rural areas nationwide.

This state does not belong to Adenan's father: Azmin

By ADIB POVERA - Saturday, April 30, 2016 - 17:36

KUCHING: PKR deputy president Datuk Seri Azmin Ali said he will not appeal to the state government to extend his stay in Sarawak.

Don't believe lies over supposed GST increase, says Najib

By James Sivalingam - Saturday, April 30, 2016 - 17:27

KUALA LUMPUR: Prime Minister Datuk Seri Najib Razak today urged the people of Sarawak to not fall for the lies perpetuated by the Opposition with regards to the Goods and Services Tax (GST).

Guan Eng has to leave Sarawak before polling day

By Esther Landau - Saturday, April 30, 2016 - 16:27

KUCHING: DAP secretary-general Lim Guan Eng has been told to leave by May 5, upon his arrival to the state yesterday.

Cop found dead in a ditch in Muar

By Bernama - Saturday, April 30, 2016 - 16:16

MUAR: A policeman was found dead in a ditch along Jalan Kampung Tengah, Sungai Abong, here today.

Serembu independent is not a BN candidate: Adenan

By HANA NAZ HARUN - Saturday, April 30, 2016 - 16:16

BAU: Sarawak Barisan Nasional chief has called the bluff on independent candidate for the Serembu seat, Peter Nyomek, for claiming that he is a BN candidate.

SUPP's relationship with China can bring rapid development to Batu Kawa: Dr Sim

By AVILA GERALDINE - Saturday, April 30, 2016 - 16:03

BATU KAWA: With its existing relationship with China, the Sarawak United People's Party (SUPP) will bring development to Batu Kawa that is ‘beyond the people’s imagination’.

BN is expected to win 70 out of 82 seats in coming polls: Adenan

By HANA NAZ HARUN - Saturday, April 30, 2016 - 15:46

SEMATAN: Feedback from the ground shows that Barisan Nasional is expected to wrest 70 seats out of 82 in the May 7 polls.

RM5m spent in six years to build roads in Sarawak

By Bernama - Saturday, April 30, 2016 - 15:35

BAU: The government spent RM5 billion for building and upgrading roads in Sarawak for the past six years said Sarawak Infrastructure Development and Communications Minister Datuk Seri Michael Manyin Jawong.

Sarawak Election: Mambong has undergone transformation

By Bernama - Saturday, April 30, 2016 - 15:17

KUCHING: Amphee Temik from Kampung Duras in Mambong spent more than 11 years away from his humble abode to pursue higher studies and acquire experience.

No Terengganu teachers involved in Daesh terror group: MB

By Bernama - Saturday, April 30, 2016 - 15:07

KUALA TERENGGANU: Terengganu Menteri Besar Ahmad Razif Abd Rahman said today he had not heard of any teacher in the state being involved in the Daesh militant group.

Police mount manhunt for 'John Rambo'

By FAISAL ASYRAF - Saturday, April 30, 2016 - 14:55

KUALA LUMPUR: Police are hunting down a man, known as John Rambo, in connection with an incident where two policemen were attacked in front a vacant house in Jalan Kuari, Cheras yesterday.

USM's 53rd convocation ceremony sees attendance of 1,160 graduates

By PRIYA PUBALAN - Saturday, April 30, 2016 - 14:25

GEORGE TOWN: Universiti Sains Malaysia's (USM) 53rd convocation ceremony kicked off with a total 1,160 graduates receiving their respective scrolls, today.

Sarawak Election: Uggah's 30 years experience as Betong MP an advantage

By Bernama - Saturday, April 30, 2016 - 14:14

BETONG: It is no secret that whenever there is an election, candidates contesting for their respective seats will be busy going around the constituency to introduce themselves and convince voters through various approach.

Four hurt in seven-vehicle crash in Tangkak

By Kelly Koh - Saturday, April 30, 2016 - 14:00

JASIN: At least four people were injured in an accident involving a bus, a trailer, a pickup truck, three cars and a multi-purpose vehicle at KM 174 of the North-South Expressway in Tangkak here.

Modernisation of the Penan community proof of BN's inclusiveness: PM

By ADRIAN LAI - Saturday, April 30, 2016 - 13:32

NIAH: The modernisation of the Penan community is proof that the Barisan Nasional government practises inclusiveness, said Prime Minister Datuk Seri Najib Razak today.

Dengue cases on downward trend nationwide, says Health Ministry

By FAZLEENA AZIZ - Saturday, April 30, 2016 - 13:20

PUTRAJAYA: Dengue cases in the country reduced by 13.3 per cent with only 1,607 cases reported from April 17 to 23.

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.

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

By ADIB POVERA - Saturday, April 30, 2016 - 11:38

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.

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.