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RM1,000 minimum wage to kick-start on July 1 [VIDEO]

By ALIZA SHAH - Sunday, 1 May 2016.

KUALA LUMPUR: The RM1,000 minimum wage for Peninsular Malaysia and RM920 for Sabah, Sarawak and the Federal Territory of Labuan, will come into effect on July 1.

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BN can win Chinese majority seats in Piasau, Senadin and Pujut: Adenan

By Roy Goh - Sunday, May 1, 2016 - 17:44

MIRI: Sarawak BN chief Tan Sri Adenan Satem said the coalition can win the three Chinese majority seats of Piasau, Senadin and Pujut if Bumiputera support stayed solid in the coming state polls.

Pahang MB orders probe into claims that logging affected Sg Pahang water level

By NOR AIN MOHAMED RADHI - Sunday, May 1, 2016 - 17:24

KUANTAN: Pahang Menteri Besar Datuk Seri Adnan Yaakob has ordered technical agencies to immediately investigate reports that the critical drop in the Sungai Pahang water level was caused by excessive logging and land clearing, particularly in Hulu Tembeling.

Ahmad Razif conveys thanks to PM over closure of Terengganu MB issue

By ADRIAN DAVID - Sunday, May 1, 2016 - 17:20

KUALA TERENGGANU: Terengganu Menteri Besar Ahmad Razif Abdul Rahman expressed his gratitude to Prime Minister Datuk Seri Najib Razak for him being retained as the state’s chief administrator.

Malacca Utd keeper dies in hospital, a month after being struck by lightning

By ROSHIDI ABU SAMAH AND KELLY KOH - Sunday, May 1, 2016 - 17:17

MALACCA: Marco Stefan Petrovski, the Malacca United reserve goalkeeper who was struck by lightning during training died today after being in critical condition for almost a month.

Najib meets St Thomas Mar Thoma Church reps

By Bernama - Sunday, May 1, 2016 - 16:40

KUALA LUMPUR: Prime Minister Datuk Seri Najib Tun Razak today met with St Thomas Mar Thoma Church committee members who also expressed their thanks to the government for extending the lease of the church land.

960,000 civil servants yet to own a home: Cuepacs

By Bernama - Sunday, May 1, 2016 - 16:22

KUALA LUMPUR: Sixty per cent or 960,000 out of 1.6 million civil servants in the country have yet to own a home, according to the Congress of Unions of Employees in the Public and Civil Services (CUEPACS).

Present report cards of previous BN assemblymen: PKR

By AVILA GERALDINE - Sunday, May 1, 2016 - 16:11

KUCHING: PKR has called on Barisan Nasional to present the report cards of their previous assemblymen in Ba’kelalan so the people can evaluate for themselves the progress brought by the party in the area.

Form Two boy fractures right elbow in classroom bullying incident

By MASRIWANIE MUHAMADING - Sunday, May 1, 2016 - 15:33

POKOK SENA: A 14-year-old boy from a secondary school here suffered a fractured right elbow in a bullying incident involving his fellow classmates.

Body of Sabah policeman arrives in Kota Kinabalu for burial

By Kristy Inus - Sunday, May 1, 2016 - 14:36

KOTA KINABALU: The remains of Corporal Roydin Jamaludin, the policeman found dead in a ditch in Muar yesterday, has arrived here and will be buried at his hometown in Kudat this evening.

Ismail challenges Sarawakians to prove their support for Adenan

By ADIB POVERA - Sunday, May 1, 2016 - 14:36

KUCHING: Sarawakians have been challenged to prove their support for Chief Minister Tan Sri Adenan Satem by giving Barisan Nasional a landslide victory in the May 7 election.

Rural folks of S'wak were never neglected: Ismail Sabri

By ADIB POVERA - Sunday, May 1, 2016 - 14:10

KUCHING: The Federal Government never neglected the welfare of rural folks in Sarawak as claimed by the opposition pact, Rural and Regional Development Minister Datuk Seri Ismail Sabri Yaakob said today.

Two dead, two injured when car skids into ditch in Pokok Sena

By MASRIWANIE MUHAMADING - Sunday, May 1, 2016 - 13:49

POKOK SENA: Two people died while another two were seriously injured when the car they were in skidded into a drain at Jalan Naka, here this morning.

Azmin should study Malaysia Agreement: Santubong MP

By Esther Landau - Sunday, May 1, 2016 - 13:43

LUNDU: PKR deputy president Azmin Ali should study the Malaysia Agreement first before making a statement related to Sarawak's rights, said Santubong member of parliament Datuk Seri Dr Wan Junaidi Tuanku Jaafar today.

Umno members must be proactive in tackling criticism against party & leaders: Pahang MB

By NOR AIN MOHAMED RADHI - Sunday, May 1, 2016 - 13:35

KUANTAN: Umno members must be more proactive in addressing criticisms against the party and its leaders.

Ahmad Razif to remain Terengganu MB

By ALIZA SHAH - Sunday, May 1, 2016 - 13:28

KUALA LUMPUR: Ahmad Razif Abd Rahman will remain as the Terengganu Menteri Besar.

Rela members play unique role at rural airstrips in S'wak

By Roy Goh - Sunday, May 1, 2016 - 13:05

MIRI: Deep in the Sarawak heartland, Rela members play a unique role in ensuring the continued operations of rural airstrips.

Hundreds of passengers fume after cancellations, delays ground AirAsia flights

By James Sivalingam - Sunday, May 1, 2016 - 11:51

KUALA LUMPUR: Hundreds of AirAsia passengers were left fuming yesterday following a raft of flight cancellations and delays by the low-cost carrier.

Vote for Cyberjaya Mosque for The Plan Int'l Award 2016

By ARNAZ M. KHAIRUL - Sunday, May 1, 2016 - 11:13

KUALA LUMPUR: The new state-of-the-art Cyberjaya Mosque has been shortlisted for The Plan International Award 2016 for its groundbreaking green technology and sustainable design.

A picture speaks a thousand words

Sunday, May 1, 2016 - 11:02

FOR software developer Wilson Teo, capturing life through the lens of his camera has been an enriching discovery of new people and cultures.

When the dead speak to the living

By David Christy - Sunday, May 1, 2016 - 11:01

There is a special place in the city of Busan where regret, hate, fear, hope and forgiveness rise from the earth like the rushing waters of a fountain, and fall into the hearts of the living like the nourishing dew of heaven.

'Tamu' treat in Sabah

By OLIVIA MIWIL - Sunday, May 1, 2016 - 11:01

PENAMPANG: IT is cheaper to buy groceries from the weekly open markets, or tamu, in Sabah.

Be part of the solution

By SUZANNA PILLAY - Sunday, May 1, 2016 - 11:00

WHEN Jake graduated as an engineer in 1998, his hopes of securing his dream job plunged.

Illegal racers slam into highway fence in escape attempt

By M. HAMZAH JAMALUDIN - Sunday, May 1, 2016 - 10:53

BAGAN SERAI: In their bid to escape, more than 30 illegal motorcycle racers forced open the fence of the North-South Expressway (NSE) by crashing their machines into the structure early today.

BN can win more than 70 seats: Abang Johari

By AVILA GERALDINE - Sunday, May 1, 2016 - 10:45

KUCHING: Barisan Nasional has a good chance of winning more than 70 seats, including two former opposition seats won in the previous election, said BN incumbent for Satok Datuk Abang Johari Openg.

Weak earthquake near Ranau

By Bernama - Sunday, May 1, 2016 - 09:51

KUALA LUMPUR: A weak earthquake with magnitude 2.6 on the Richter scale occurred near Ranau, Sabah at 11.39 last night.

Uggah: My priority is big win for BN

By Bernama - Sunday, May 1, 2016 - 09:07

KUCHING: Datuk Seri Douglas Uggah Embas, who is tipped to be Deputy Chief Minister if he wins in Bukit Saban, said he would not be concentrating only on the seat assigned to him in the Sarawak election.

Malaysian arrested at New Delhi airport for drug possession

By Bernama - Sunday, May 1, 2016 - 08:00

KUALA LUMPUR: A Malaysian was arrested at Indira Gandhi International Airport in New Delhi, India, on suspicion of possessing drugs.

Police arrest suspect in slashing of two policemen

By Bernama - Sunday, May 1, 2016 - 07:30

KUALA LUMPUR: One of two suspects believed involved in the slashing of two policemen yesterday was arrested in Jalan Kuari, Cheras, here, yesterday.

Malaysia needs to transform workforce to remain resilient, says Najib

By Bernama - Sunday, May 1, 2016 - 00:14

KUALA LUMPUR: Malaysia needs to change its approach and transform the workforce to meet its needs, and ensure the country remains resilient and on the right track, said Prime Minister Datuk Seri Najib Tun Razak.

BN can win by two-third majority in Sarawak, says PAS

By Bernama - Saturday, April 30, 2016 - 22:41

KUALA TERENGGANU: PAS, regarded as Barisan Nasional’s biggest rival in the mainland, has conceded that BN will win the Sarawak election by a two-third majority.