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Najib mobilises 30,000-strong crowd to support Sarawak CM

By ADIB POVERA - Sunday, 28 February 2016.

SARATOK: Prime Minister Datuk Seri Najib Razak threw a surprise for Tan Sri Adenan Satem, who is celebrating his second year anniversary as Sarawak Chief Minister today.

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Policeman beaten up by robbers

By Bernama - Monday, February 29, 2016 - 01:23

KUALA LUMPUR: A policeman on patrol was injured after being beaten by a group of men at the Taming Sari traffic light junction heading to Taman Desa Baiduri, Kajang today.

National Geoparks Committee receives 15 nominations

By Bernama - Monday, February 29, 2016 - 01:03

LANGKAWI: The National Geoparks Committee has received 15 nominations nationwide, with the exception of Melaka and Negeri Sembilan, for recognition as geopark, says committee member Prof Emeritus Datuk Dr Ibrahim Komoo.

Golfer crushed to death by fallen tree in Shah Alam golf course

By DAWN CHAN - Monday, February 29, 2016 - 00:15

SHAH ALAM: A 68-year-old man was killed after he was crushed by a tree when he took shelter from the evening rain under a gazebo at a golf course here earlier today.

SUPP, UPP, SPDP and Teras urged to compromise or use own logos

By Bernama - Monday, February 29, 2016 - 00:04

SIBU: Two Sarawak state Barisan Nasional (BN) component parties and their splinter parties must resolve their differences immediately before the 11th state general elections (PRN11), said Sarawak Chief Minister Tan Sri Adenan Satem.

RM1.5b integrated ICT system planned to further improve health services

By Bernama - Sunday, February 28, 2016 - 23:34

MUAR: The Health Ministry plans to develop an integrated information communication technology (ICT) system to further improve the quality of health services in the country.

Terengganu Sultan, PM among dignitaries at wedding reception of MB's daughter

By ADRIAN DAVID - Sunday, February 28, 2016 - 23:23

KUALA TERENGGANU: The Sultan of Terengganu Tuanku Mizan Zainal Abidin and Sultanah Nur Zahirah attended the wedding reception of the daughter of Terengganu Menteri Besar Datuk Seri Ahmad Razif Abdul Rahman, tonight.

Pomp and gaiety in the air as 2016 Chingay procession transforms Johor Baru

By CHUAH BEE KIM and HALIM SAID - Sunday, February 28, 2016 - 23:04

JOHOR BARU: The 2016 Chingay celebration took off with much pomp and gaiety as it welcomed its guest of honour, Sultan of Johor Sultan Ibrahim Sultan Iskandar, here tonight.

Fishermen whose boat capsized off Tok Bali found alive

By Kalbana Perimbanayagam - Sunday, February 28, 2016 - 22:48

BACHOK: Five fishermen, whose boat had sunk two nautical miles off Pantai Kampung Nipah are reported alive and safe.

Gang attack leaves man dead, another injured in PJ

By Bernama - Sunday, February 28, 2016 - 22:43

PETALING JAYA: A man was killed and another injured when they were set upon by a group of youths armed with sharp objects in Jalan Utara here early today.

Tabung Haji makes police report against Rafizi

By Bernama - Sunday, February 28, 2016 - 19:59

KUALA LUMPUR: Lembaga Tabung Haji (TH) today lodged a police report against Pandan Member of Parliament Rafizi Ramli over his allegation that the agency (TH) had given corporate guarantee to its associate company, TH Heavy Engineering Berhad (THHE).

Malaysian man found murdered in Sungai Golok

By Sharifah Mahsinah Abdullah - Sunday, February 28, 2016 - 19:22

RANTAU PANJANG: A Malaysian was found fead at the Thai side of the Golok river today, believed to have been murdered.

Cloned Honda Odyssey going for RM12k in Terengganu, RTD probe shows

By ADRIAN DAVID - Sunday, February 28, 2016 - 19:11

KUALA TERENGGANU: The Road Transport Department seized 22 cloned cars, including luxury models worth RM1 million over the past two months.

Manuka honey product banned in Malaysia

By FAZLEENA AZIZ - Sunday, February 28, 2016 - 19:00

PUTRAJAYA: The Health Ministry has banned 'Manuka Honey' by New Zealand Evergreen Life Ltd effective today for containing dihydroxyacetone and methylglyoxal in the processing of the product.

Federal govt to use all avenues to bring assistance to Sarawak, says Najib

By Goh Pei Pei - Sunday, February 28, 2016 - 18:30

KUCHING: The federal government will use all avenues in its bid to provide assistance to Sarawak.

Tun Mustapha Park to be declared protected marine area

By OLIVIA MIWIL - Sunday, February 28, 2016 - 18:14

KOTA KINABALU: The Sabah government will declare the proposed 1.6 million hectare Tun Mustapha Park off Kudat as a protected marine area in June.

4,000 join Ambank KL City Day Run 2016

By Nuradzimmah Daim - Sunday, February 28, 2016 - 16:38

KUALA LUMPUR: Running for the most part of her life, S. Sheela, 36, saw how marathon had developed from an event made up of mostly serious runners to festival-like events.

Kuala Selangor to get own RTD branch

By DAWN CHAN - Sunday, February 28, 2016 - 16:35

KUALA SELANGOR: Kuala Selangor is set to gain a Road Transport Department (RTD) branch by middle of this year.

Perlis Raja Muda warns of new threats affecting society

By ILI SHAZWANI - Sunday, February 28, 2016 - 15:36

ARAU: A cycling programme organised by the National Civics Bureau (BTN) saw a 20 per cent hike in the number of participants in Perlis compared to the previous year.

Care for the less fortunate, urges Terengganu Sultanah

By ADRIAN DAVID - Sunday, February 28, 2016 - 14:45

KUALA TERENGGANU: Always be grateful for what you have and think of the less fortunate, advised the Sultanah of Terengganu, Sultanah Nur Zahirah, yesterday.

2 Thais survive boat sinking, 3 Cambodians missing

By Kalbana Perimbanayagam - Sunday, February 28, 2016 - 14:30

BACHOK: Two Thai fishermen washed ashore this morning after surviving the sinking of their boat about two nautical miles off Pantai Kampung Nipah here.

74 Sarawak families affected by floods finally return home

By Esther Landau - Sunday, February 28, 2016 - 14:15

KUCHING: The Gedong community centre in the Serian district, which was turned into a relief centre housing 211 flood victims from 74 families, was closed as of noon today.

Man found dead in pool of blood

By FAISAL ASYRAF - Sunday, February 28, 2016 - 13:50

KAJANG: A 45-year old security guard was shot dead by an unknown attacker near a Petron petrol station in Jalan Semenyih here at 4.40am today.

Man slashed to death in fight near PJ school

By FAISAL ASYRAF - Sunday, February 28, 2016 - 13:30

PETALING JAYA: A 36-year old man was killed in a fight with a group of men near Sekolah Kebangsaan Sri Petaling, Jalan Utara, SS14, early this morning.

'Drug abuse remains country's number one enemy'

By Roy Goh - Sunday, February 28, 2016 - 13:13

LAWAS: Drug abuse remains the nation’s number one enemy and consistent campaigns to eradicate the problems are necessary, said Deputy Prime Minister Datuk Seri Ahmad Zahid Hamidi.

Sultan Johor calls for unity via video message [VIDEO]

By Chuah Bee Kim - Sunday, February 28, 2016 - 13:07

JOHOR BARU: The Sultan of Johor, Sultan Ibrahim Sultan Iskandar has released a 72-second video message, appealing all races to come together as one.

Umno deputy president role "not a reward for me", says Zahid

By Roy Goh - Sunday, February 28, 2016 - 12:47

LAWAS: Datuk Seri Dr Ahmad Zahid Hamidi sees his new deputy president role in Umno as a new responsibility to work with other leaders so that the party and Barisan Nasional can move forward.

Wife dies after allegedly punched in face by husband

By M. HAMZAH JAMALUDIN - Sunday, February 28, 2016 - 12:22

IPOH: A woman died after she was allegedly punched in the face by her husband at their home at Ladang Sengat, Simpang Pulai here today.

Experts: Treat special needs kids equally

Sunday, February 28, 2016 - 11:51

LETZHOP Damansara kindergarten principal Sarini Bujang says special needs children are more susceptible to sexual abuse, and thus, need to be educated on sex even more.

Putrajaya cycling event recognised as country's biggest

By FAZLEENA AZIZ - Sunday, February 28, 2016 - 11:29

PUTRAJAYA: The 1Federal Territories Cycling Convoy pedalled its way into history when the Malaysia Book Of Records (MBOR) as the Biggest Cycling Event in the country.

Talking about the birds and the bees

By AUDREY VIJAINDREN - Sunday, February 28, 2016 - 11:03

WHEN Sally (not her real name) walked into a neighbourhood convenience store one Sunday afternoon, she did not expect it to be the day she would explain the birds and the bees to her 12-year-old daughter and 15-year-old son.