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No 'disaster area' status for Bukit Merah and Timah Tasoh

By HASHINI KAVISHTRI KANNAN - Thursday, 28 April 2016.

PUTRAJAYA: The government has decided not declare Bukit Merah, Perak and Timah Tasoh, Perlis as disaster areas after considering the financial and legal aspects.

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Koperasi Hartanah Malaysia chief executive, wife, friend charged with 35 counts of money laundering

By Bernama - Friday, April 29, 2016 - 01:15

PETALING JAYA: The Koperasi Hartanah Malaysia Bhd (KOHAMA) chief executive, wife and a woman friend were charged in the Sessions Court here today, with 35 counts of money laundering amounting to RM2.1 million.

Traffic mayhem at Pulau Indah as TNB power cable catches fire

By C. Premananthini - Friday, April 29, 2016 - 00:50

PORT KLANG: Residents from Pulau Indah and motorists travelling from areas like Subang Jaya, Shah Alam and Petaling Jaya were caught in a massive gridlock near West Port.

Zahid: Government will announce "important decision" on foreign workers in due course

By KOI KYE LEE - Thursday, April 28, 2016 - 23:35

PETALING JAYA: The government understands the crucial need for businesses to hire foreign workers, especially for those sectors facing a shortage of manpower.

Write in if you want to enter S' wak: CM Adenan to Wan Azizah

By AVILA GERALDINE AND ESTHER LANDAU - Thursday, April 28, 2016 - 23:17

KUCHING: Chief Minister Tan Sri Adenan Satem will consider allowing opposition leader Datuk Seri Dr Wan Azizah Wan Ismail to enter Sarawak.

Penang FA lodges report over claims its officers involved in bookie activities

By BALVIN KAUR - Thursday, April 28, 2016 - 23:08

GEORGE TOWN: The Penang Football Association (PFA) has lodged a police over a social media account which on Tuesday allegedly made defamatory statements over its senior officers.

Liboi and Brenda grateful for opportunity to meet PM up close

By Bernama - Thursday, April 28, 2016 - 23:01

SERIAN: On Nov 13, 1966, Liboi Nong could only observe from afar, Malaysia's deputy prime minister, Tun Abdul Razak Hussein when he visited her village, Kampung Triboh.

Those who spread rumours of fights and unrest within KL will face action, vows KL police chief

By ZAHRATULHAYAT MAT ARIF - Thursday, April 28, 2016 - 22:48

KUALA LUMPUR: Police will not hesitate to take stern action against anyone who disseminates unverified claims on supposed 'fights' set take place in KL.

Vote for SUPP if you want to see Chinese representation in govt: Adenan

By AVILA GERALDINE AND ESTHER LANDAU - Thursday, April 28, 2016 - 22:40

KUCHING: Chief Minister Tan Sri Adenan Satem called on the people to vote for Sarawak United People's Party (SUPP) if they want to see Chinese representatives in the government.

Najib wants BN to win Sarawak polls by significant majority

By SYED UMAR ARIFF AND HANA NAZ HARUN - Thursday, April 28, 2016 - 22:37

KUCHING: Barisan Nasional chairman Datuk Seri Najib Razak wants BN to win the state polls with a significant majority.

Mechanic's daughter gets hearing aid, two years after losing hearing

By NAIM ZULKIFLI - Thursday, April 28, 2016 - 22:22

KUALA LUMPUR: The world is now much clearer for a four-year-old girl who received a hearing aid today, after enduring hearing loss for more than two years.

Claims of 'key holder tracking device' refuted two years ago

By ZAHRATULHAYAT MAT ARIF - Thursday, April 28, 2016 - 22:04

KUALA LUMPUR: A WhatsApp message currently gone viral about a supposed syndicate using “electronic key holders” to detect their victims’ whereabouts is nothing new.

BN's Hii banking on track record of service to woo Pujut voters

By Bernama - Thursday, April 28, 2016 - 21:58

KUCHING: For the first time in Sarawak's state election history, Barisan Nasional is fielding direct candidates, who are contesting under its 'dacing' symbol in the May 7 polls.

Malaysia's effort to uphold Islam internationally recognised

By SYED UMAR ARIFF AND HANA NAZ HARUN - Thursday, April 28, 2016 - 21:43

KUCHING: Malaysia's efforts to uphold and safeguard Islam have been internationally recognised, including by prominent Islam scholars.

New Tabung Haji Group MD, CEO pays tribute to Ismee Ismail

By NST - Thursday, April 28, 2016 - 21:20

KUALA LUMPUR: Datuk Johan Abdullah today paid tribute to Tan Sri Ismee Ismail, for blazing the path which has led Tabung Haji to the heights it has achieved today.

Plans underway to place KL among world's top 10 most-connected cities

By Veena Babulal - Thursday, April 28, 2016 - 20:42

KUALA LUMPUR: City Hall is embarking on an initiative to transform KL into one of the world's top 10 most connected cities within the next three years.

5 arrested over security threat in Sabah: Nur Jazlan

By Bernama - Thursday, April 28, 2016 - 20:06

KUALA LUMPUR: The Home Ministry’s monitoring of possible activities to extend the Sulu sultanate influence in Sabah has led to the arrest of five people, said Deputy Minister Datuk Nur Jazlan Mohamed.

Dad's old leather briefcase is Machan candidate's good luck charm

By Bernama - Thursday, April 28, 2016 - 19:48

KANOWIT: Since 1979, Datuk Gramong Juna carried the same leather briefcase to nomination day.

If you've just received an Inland Revenue Board email from this address, don't respond to it

Thursday, April 28, 2016 - 19:40

PUTRAJAYA: The Inland Revenue Board (IRB) today denied having sent any emails bearing the address refunds15@hasil.gov.my which requires taxpayers to fill out their particulars as procedure to qualify for income tax refunds.

Sunny Hill ice cream to cool down effects of El Nino.. or election fever

By Goh Pei Pei - Thursday, April 28, 2016 - 19:04

KUCHING: El Nino, along with election fever is heating up the state capital.

Three arrested for burgling JDT II football player's home

By Chuah Bee Kim - Thursday, April 28, 2016 - 18:05

KOTA TINGGI: Police have arrested three men for allegedly breaking into the house of Johor Darul Takzim II football player Mohd Zaquan Adha Abdul Razak at Horizon Hills near Iskandar Puteri early today.

Divers find body of missing boatman on seabed near Pulau Perhentian

By Zarina Abdullah - Thursday, April 28, 2016 - 17:34

PULAU PERHENTIAN: A boatman who went missing in a collision between two boats near Pulau Perhentian early today was found dead this morning.

Man, 57, desperate to be reunited with long-lost son after 22 years

By Michele Ng - Thursday, April 28, 2016 - 17:17

MALACCA: Trusting the wrong person during his time of desperation led to 57-year-old Chong Yoon Fatt being separated from his only child for two decades.

Sarawak election: Ba'kelalan folk weary of PKR promises, want BN to return

By Bernama - Thursday, April 28, 2016 - 16:58

BA’KELALAN: The disappointment over the lack of change in this constituency is as widespread as it is palpable.

RM96m worth of drugs seized this year, 68,000 people arrested: Police

By HANI SHAMIRA SHAHRUDIN - Thursday, April 28, 2016 - 16:42

KUALA LIMPUR: A total of RM96.94 million worth of drugs were seized by the police's Narcotics Investigation Department between January and April 26 this year.

Nigerian arrested in Cheras, 20kg drugs found stashed in air coolers

By HANI SHAMIRA SHAHRUDIN - Thursday, April 28, 2016 - 16:17

KUALA LUMPUR: Police arrested a Nigerian man and seized RM3.2 mil worth of drugs stashed in 11 air cooler machines on Wednesday.

Youth fined RM500 for pasting insulting picture of PM on police car

By KHAIRAH N. KARIM - Thursday, April 28, 2016 - 16:10

KUALA LUMPUR: A factory cafeteria cook was freed after paying a RM500 compound for pasting an insulting picture of Prime Minister Datuk Seri Najib Razak on a police patrol car during the anti-Goods and Services Tax (GST) rally early this month.

MMEA foils attempt by boat to exit Sandakan waters

By Awang Ali Omar - Thursday, April 28, 2016 - 16:00

SANDAKAN: The district Malaysian Maritime Enforcement Agency (MMEA) here foiled an attempt to smuggle out 10 people by boat from Pulau Berhala to Pulau Taganak in the Philippines yesterday.

DBP: Anwar introduced 'kudapan, merarau' for meal time names in the 80's

By NST ONLINE - Thursday, April 28, 2016 - 16:00

KUALA LUMPUR: Dewan Bahasa dan Pustaka (DBP), today claimed that it had nothing to do with an image purported to be from the national language’s authoritative body, supposedly sanctioning new words to replace terms for meal times, that went viral yesterday.

Another teen arrested for derogatory FB post on Johor royal family

By Halim Said - Thursday, April 28, 2016 - 15:35

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Johor pupil in hospital after being bitten by snake in school

By Chuah Bee Kim - Thursday, April 28, 2016 - 15:15

JOHOR BARU: A Year One student of Sekolah Kebangsaan Taman Kota Masai 2, Pasir Gudang, has been warded at the Sultan Ismail Hospital here since Wednesday evening after he was bitten by a snake on his left hand while in school.