MACC to record Guan Eng, wife's statement over bungalow purchase tomorrow

By THARANYA ARUMUGAM - Thursday, 5 May 2016.

KUALA LUMPUR: Penang Chief Minister Lim Guan Eng and his wife Betty Chew have been called to record their statement in connection with the purchase of their RM2.8 million bungalow, at the Penang Malaysian Anti-Corruption Commission (MACC) office, tomorrow.


More development in store for Selangau, says Zahid

By ADRIAN LAI - Thursday, May 5, 2016 - 14:48

SIBU: Deputy Prime Minister Datuk Seri Dr Ahmad Zahid Hamidi has promised more development in Selangau, here, if Barisan Nasional wins this Saturday's polls.

Second phase of Ba'kelalan-Bario road project to be ready in 2018: Hishammuddin

By Bernama - Thursday, May 5, 2016 - 14:47

KUCHING: The construction of the Ba’kelalan-Bario road under the Civic Action Programme (Jiwa Murni) carried out by the Armed Forces is expected to be completed by March 2018 said Defence Minister Datuk Seri Hishammuddin Hussein.

Only 300 out of 100,000 applicants selected to become PTD officers

By Chuah Bee Kim - Thursday, May 5, 2016 - 14:37

BATU PAHAT: The Public Service Department (PSD) will only take in 300 applicants for the post of administrative and diplomatic service (PTD) officers from the 100,000 who had applied.

Mechanic claims trial to stealing RM4,000 from senior citizen's home

By HIDIR REDUAN - Thursday, May 5, 2016 - 14:20

KUALA LUMPUR: A motorcycle mechanic claimed trial at the Magistrate's Court today to breaking into an elderly woman's house to steal RM4,000 in cash from her.

Heritage dept to probe pre-war shipwreck in Sg Pahang

By Bernama - Thursday, May 5, 2016 - 14:12

KUANTAN: Staff of the Department of National Heritage are expected to descend on Pahang to find out more about what is claimed to be a British merchant vessel that had sunk in Sungai Pahang under mysterious circumstances 100 years ago.

PRS confident of "comfortable majority" in all 11 areas it is contesting

By Bernama - Thursday, May 5, 2016 - 13:49

KUCHING: PRS is confident of winning all 11 seats it is contesting in the Sarawak election with a "very comfortable majority", said its President Tan Sri Dr James Jemut Masing.

Sea search for four missing in Kudat waters enters third day

By Kristy Inus - Thursday, May 5, 2016 - 13:41

KUDAT: The search and rescue (SAR) operation for four people missing at sea in Kudat waters has entered its third day, with still no sign of the group so far.

Pirated items, contraband worth RM750,000 go up in smoke

By TEOH PEI YING - Thursday, May 5, 2016 - 13:41

NILAI: The Domestic Trade, Cooperatives and Consumerism Ministry today disposed of RM750,000 worth of various items seized from 11 intellectual property cases.

Queen takes maiden ride on ETS

By Bernama - Thursday, May 5, 2016 - 13:24

KUALA LUMPUR: It was indeed a special day today for Muhammad Rodi Mustapha, captain of the electric train service that left this capital city at 10am.

Only RM50 to become a licensed Perhentian boat operator

By ADRIAN DAVID - Thursday, May 5, 2016 - 13:19

PULAU PERHENTIAN: RM50 a year is all it takes to obtain a tourist-boat operating licence for idyllic Pulau Perhentian.

Kelantan school hit by second wave of hysteria

By Sharifah Mahsinah Abdullah - Thursday, May 5, 2016 - 13:05

KOTA BARU: SMK Pengkalan Chepa 2 here was hit by second-wave of hysteria yesterday, this time involving more than 40 student.

Harmony of Sarawakians will remain protected under BN

By KOI KYE LEE - Thursday, May 5, 2016 - 12:35

KUALA LUMPUR: The harmony enjoyed by Sarawakians will always be protected under the Barisan Nasional government.

Outstation Sarawakians return home to vote on Saturday

By Bernama - Thursday, May 5, 2016 - 11:42

KUCHING: Outstation Sarawakians have begun returning home in conjunction with the 11th state election on Saturday.

Cops step up op against 'tontos'

By HANI SHAMIRA SHAHRUDIN - Thursday, May 5, 2016 - 11:00

KUALA LUMPUR: All they have to do is wait outside Road Transport Department (RTD) offices and, when the need arises, tail enforcement officers on operations and tip off lorry operators.

Famed cartoonist Zoy dies at 57

By NST ONLINE - Thursday, May 5, 2016 - 10:18

KUALA LUMPUR: Famed cartoonist Mohd Zohri Sukimi, better known as Zoy, died of heart and lung complications early this morning.

Man arrested on drugs offence found hanging by neck in police lockup

By Sylvia Looi - Thursday, May 5, 2016 - 09:12

SUNGAI SIPUT: A 39-year-old man has been found hung by the neck in the lockup of the district police here.

Senior citizen escapes death after being electrocuted during storm

By Bernama - Thursday, May 5, 2016 - 08:58

KUALA NERANG: An elderly man nearly lost his life during a storm which damaged about 20 homes across nine villages here, today.

700 unlicensed loan shark posters, banners removed in Klang

By C. Premananthini - Wednesday, May 4, 2016 - 22:42

KLANG: Seven hundred unlicensed posters, banners and stickers were removed in a three-hour operation by the Klang Utara police Commercial Crime Investigation Division, today.

More studies needed on Butterworth RMAF base development project: Najib

By Audrey Dermawan - Wednesday, May 4, 2016 - 22:41

BUTTERWORTH: Prime Minister Datuk Seri Najib Razak has asked for more studies to be carried out before any decision is made on the proposed mixed development project on the site of the current Royal Malaysian Air Force base here.

Two men who bungled ATM robbery with homemade bomb surrender to police

By T.N ALAGESH - Wednesday, May 4, 2016 - 21:55

KUANTAN: Two men surrendered themselves to the police hours after attempting to use homemade explosives to break open an ATM machine at a bank in Karak, Bentong, today.

Final phone call: Man calls brother 30 minutes before dying in traffic accident

By Suzaini Sulaiman - Wednesday, May 4, 2016 - 21:45

KUALA SELANGOR: Muhammad Safiq Hasan Adli, 22, had rang his elder brother to ask him out for breakfast. He had also called up his mother and younger sibling to ask how they were doing.

Almost half of Malacca's armed robbery cases solved with arrest of Geng Rantau Muin

By Michele Ng - Wednesday, May 4, 2016 - 21:31

MALACCA: Police crippled a gang of robbers named "Geng Rantau Muin" with the arrest of 15 Indonesians, including their 24-year-old leader.

A vote for a BN candidate is a vote for me, says Adenan

By Bernama - Wednesday, May 4, 2016 - 20:56

BETONG: Tan Sri Adenan Satem said while campaigning for Lingga BN candidate Simoi Peri that voters should look at her capability to develop the constituency rather than her weaknesses as an individual.

Remains of Raja Perlis' eldest sister laid to rest at Royal Mausoleum

By ILI SHAZWANI - Wednesday, May 4, 2016 - 20:21

ARAU: The remains of Tengku Putri Utama Perlis ‎Datuk Seri Sharifah Salwa Syed Putra Jamalullail‎ were laid to rest at the Perlis Royal Mausoleum at 6pm today.

Robbers assault elderly woman in her home, flee with gold chain

By Zarina Abdullah - Wednesday, May 4, 2016 - 19:34

KEMAMAN: A 68-year-old grandmother was severely injured after being assaulted by two robbers who entered her house in Taman Baiduri, Geliga, on Friday night.

Autopsy reveals woman tortured to death, say police

By Bernama - Wednesday, May 4, 2016 - 19:00

KEMAMAN: An autopsy has revealed what is suspected to be a life of torture experienced by a 22-year-old woman whose father claimed had died of fever.

'Dangdut' picnics all the rage for Sungai Golok residents

By Sharifah Mahsinah Abdullah - Wednesday, May 4, 2016 - 18:36

RANTAU PANJANG: The drying up of Sungai Golok due to the El Nino phenomenon has not necessarily spelt doom and gloom for the locals.

Seven dams nationwide at critical levels: Wan Junaidi

By Esther Landau - Wednesday, May 4, 2016 - 18:33

KUCHING: Seven dams nationwide have recorded critical readings with water levels below 50 per cent as of today, said Natural Resources and Environment Minister Datuk Seri Dr Wan Junaidi Tuanku Jaafar.

Riot makes a call for solid Bumiputera support of BN in Chinese majority areas

By Bernama - Wednesday, May 4, 2016 - 18:27

KUCHING: SUPP deputy president Datuk Seri Richard Riot Jaem has called for solid Bumiputera support for Barisan Nasional candidates in Chinese-dominated constituencies.

Political stability and peace essential for development of all states, including S'wak: PM Najib

By ADIB POVERA - Wednesday, May 4, 2016 - 17:25

KUCHING: Prime Minister Datuk Seri Najib Razak today said preserving political stability and peace are crucial for a country to develop and bring prosperity to the people.