In order to empower Bumis, power must remain in right hands: PM Najib

By Ahmad Fairuz Othman - Tuesday, 3 May 2016.

KUCHING: In order for initiatives to empower the Bumiputera to succeed, political power must remain in the proper hands. 


Some beauty products contain cannabis, says senator

By Bernama - Tuesday, May 3, 2016 - 23:21

KUALA LUMPUR: A senator today disclosed that there are some cannabis-infused beauty products and cosmetics being sold over the counter and online in the country.

Was elephant near Lake Pedu killed for its tusks?

By MASRIWANIE MUHAMADING - Tuesday, May 3, 2016 - 21:49

PADANG TERAP: The discovery on an adult elephant carcass near the shore of Lake Peru here has raised speculation that it could have been killed for its tusks.

Tough going for DAP in new Bukit Goram constituency

By Bernama - Tuesday, May 3, 2016 - 21:42

KAPIT: It is tough going for the DAP in the new Bukit Goram seat here.

Kuching cabinet meeting tomorrow will be first outside KL in 17 years

By Bernama - Tuesday, May 3, 2016 - 21:31

KUCHING: Deputy Prime Minister Datuk Seri Dr Ahmad Zahid Hamidi said the weekly Cabinet meeting which will be held here tomorrow is to support Sarawak under the leadership of Chief Minister Tan Sri Adenan Satem.

Man strangles woman in Port Dickson gym, flees in stolen taxi

By TEOH PEI YING - Tuesday, May 3, 2016 - 19:57

SEREMBAN: A man prompted Negri Sembilan police to swing into action after he strangled a woman in a gym, and later stole a taxi to make his getaway.

250 Syrian refugees to arrive on Msian shores before Ramadan

By Azura Abas - Tuesday, May 3, 2016 - 19:43

SEPANG: About 250 Syrian refugees are expected to be brought into Malaysia, tentatively before Ramadan.

Kampung house in Sungai Pinang gutted in evening fire

By Audrey Dermawan - Tuesday, May 3, 2016 - 19:27

GEORGE TOWN: A double-storey kampung house in Jalan Maqbul, Sungai Pinang was gutted in a fire this evening.

Malacca house break-in gang busted following arrest of 15 Indonesians

By Kelly Koh - Tuesday, May 3, 2016 - 19:11

MALACCA: Police crippled an armed gang responsible for a spate of house break-in cases following the arrest of 15 suspects here.

Pasir Gudang, JB might face water rationing in 2-3 weeks

By Chuah Bee Kim - Tuesday, May 3, 2016 - 19:09

PASIR GUDANG: Water rationing will take place in Pasir Gudang and some parts of Johor Baru if the water level at the Sungai Layang dam drops to 19 metres.

Four people, including three foreigners, reported missing in Kudat waters

By Kristy Inus - Tuesday, May 3, 2016 - 18:53

KUDAT: Four people including three foreigners have gone missing in Kudat waters near here last night.

Johor police welcome new deputy Mohd Zakaria, bid farewell to Aishah

By Najiha Najib - Tuesday, May 3, 2016 - 18:42

JOHOR BARU: The Johor police contingent today welcomed its new deputy police chief Datuk Mohd Zakaria Ahmad, who takes over from Datuk Aishah Mohammad who is retiring.

Advance voting ends in Sarawak election with 72 per cent voter turnout

By AVILA GERALDINE - Tuesday, May 3, 2016 - 18:35

KUCHING: Advance voting for the 11th Sarawak state election closed today with 72 per cent of the 24,604 registered voters turning up at polling centres state wide.

Syndicate specialising in stealing 4WD vehicles in east coast busted

By ADRIAN DAVID - Tuesday, May 3, 2016 - 18:28

KUALA TERENGGANU: Luck ran out for a three-man gang specialising in stealing 4WD vehicles, when police caught one of them in his bid to flee.

Chaos as car plunges into massive 40-foot sewage hole in PJ

By HANI SHAMIRA SHAHRUDIN - Tuesday, May 3, 2016 - 17:25

PETALING JAYA: A senior citizen and his maid cheated death when their car skidded down a large, 40-foot deep sewage hole at Jalan 17/14 Seksyen 17, here today.

Man slashes own brother after being accused of stealing

By Zarina Abdullah - Tuesday, May 3, 2016 - 17:10

BESUT: Police are looking for a 27-year-old labourer suspected of slashing his 32-year-old brother in Kampung Batu Tumboh, here, on Sunday.

Pre-poll voter turnout meets EC estimate

By AVILA GERALDINE - Tuesday, May 3, 2016 - 17:03

KUCHING: A total of 71 percent of the 24,604 early voters comprising military and police personnel, including their spouses, have cast their votes as of 4pm.

Cop honoured EC opens polling station just for him

By Bernama - Tuesday, May 3, 2016 - 16:53

KOTA SAMARAHAN: The 11th Sarawak election will certainly remain a unique experience for Cpl Mahmud Pawi, 56, as an early voting polling centre with a polling stream was opened at the Kota Samarahan police although he was the only voter at the centre.

Malaysian hackers busted after RM30,000 online shopping spree

By Farezza Hanum Rashid - Tuesday, May 3, 2016 - 16:43

KUALA LUMPUR: Eleven people have been arrested following their role in an online shopping spree which saw them rake in RM30,000 worth of items.

Adenan an extraordinary leader: Zahid

By ADRIAN LAI - Tuesday, May 3, 2016 - 16:12

BETONG: Deputy Prime Minister Datuk Seri Dr Ahmad Zahid Hamidi has described Chief Minister Tan Sri Adenan Satem as a “godsend” to the people of Sarawak.

Sultan of Selangor visits Kelantan MB after operation

By Sharifah Mahsinah Abdullah - Tuesday, May 3, 2016 - 16:04

KOTA BARU: Sultan of Selangor Sultan Sharafuddin Idris Shah today visited Kelantan Menteri Besar Datuk Ahmad Yakob who is currently on medical leave after undergoing an operation to remove a blood clot from his brain.

Khairy suggests formation of high-level financial committee to prevent leakage

By Bernama - Tuesday, May 3, 2016 - 15:46

KUALA LUMPUR: Youth and Sports Minister Khairy Jamaluddin today suggested the setting up of a high-level financial management committee chaired by the minister to monitor the ministry’s financial transactions and that of its agencies.

Carpenter jailed for role in supporting armed terrorism in Syria

By HIDIR REDUAN - Tuesday, May 3, 2016 - 15:41

KUALA LUMPUR: A carpenter was today sentenced to five years jail for supporting armed terrorism in war-torn Syria over two years ago.

Sarawak Election: 62 percent pre-poll turnout as of 2pm

By AVILA GERALDINE - Tuesday, May 3, 2016 - 15:28

KUCHING: A total of 62 percent of the 24,604 early voters comprising military and police personnel, including their spouses have turned up at polling centres to cast their votes as of 2pm.

Sultan of Kelantan, Sultan of Selangor visit economic project for the poor

By Bernama - Tuesday, May 3, 2016 - 15:18

PASIR PUTEH: The Sultan of Kelantan, Sultan Muhammad V and the Sultan of Selangor, Sultan Sharafuddin Idris Shah today visited the Asnaf Economic Development Project of Selangor Zakat Board (SZB) at Kampung Gong Jenerah, Bukit Awang, here today.

Terengganu firemen forced to tackle four fires within seven hours

By ADRIAN DAVID - Tuesday, May 3, 2016 - 15:11

KUALA BERANG: Terengganu firemen were pushed to the limit yesterday, having to tackle four fires within the span of seven hours as the hot and dry spell continues.

Sarawak polls: 90 police reports received so far

By AVILA GERALDINE - Tuesday, May 3, 2016 - 14:51

KUCHING: The number of police reports lodged in relation to the 11th state election has increased to 90 reports.

We're watching you: Penang to have 534 CCTVs by year-end

By Audrey Dermawan - Tuesday, May 3, 2016 - 14:42

GEORGE TOWN: A total of 534 closed-circuit television cameras (CCTVs) will be installed throughout Penang by the end of the year.

Najib to launch Wanita Umno 'Skuad Sayang' carnival

By Bernama - Tuesday, May 3, 2016 - 14:21

PORT DICKSON: Prime Minister Datuk Seri Najib Razak is scheduled to launch the ‘Skuad Sayang United’ carnival of Wanita Umno at Dataran Telok Kemang here on Sunday, said Wanita Umno chief Datuk Seri Shahrizat Abdul Jalil.

Missing education director found

By NST - Tuesday, May 3, 2016 - 14:18

KUALA LUMPUR: Education Ministry’s Technology Education division director Zaidi Yazid who went missing since April 30 was found in Miri, Sarawak.