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MACC confirms arrest of Guan Eng and Phang

By BALVIN KAUR - Wednesday, 29 June 2016.

KUALA LUMPUR: The Malaysian Anti-Corruption Commission (MACC) has confirmed that it has arrested Penang Chief Minister Lim Guan Eng as well as businesswoman Phang Li Koon.

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Don't 'give face' to those claiming to be terrorists, says IGP

By ZAHRATULHAYAT MAT ARIF - Thursday, June 30, 2016 - 01:27

KUALA LUMPUR: Do not freely accord recognition to those taking responsibility for terrorist attacks, said Inspector-General of Police Tan Sri Khalid Abu Bakar.

Malaysia expresses concern over worsening Syrian crisis

By FAZLEENA AZIZ - Thursday, June 30, 2016 - 00:51

PUTRAJAYA: The worsening humanitarian crisis in Syria continues to be a great concern for Malaysia.

Puchong explosion: Police also investigating element of terrorism

By Bernama - Thursday, June 30, 2016 - 00:32

KUALA LUMPUR: The police are investigating all aspects, including the element of terrorism, on the bomb explosion at an entertainment centre in Puchong yesterday.

12 credit cooperatives to be dissolved from today

By Bernama - Thursday, June 30, 2016 - 00:18

KUALA LUMPUR: A total 12 credit cooperatives have been recommended for dissolution of their registrations effective today, said Domestic Trade, Cooperative and Consumerism Minister Datuk Seri Hamzah Zainudin.

DAP supporters hold vigil outside Penang MACC headquarters

By BALVIN KAUR - Wednesday, June 29, 2016 - 23:54

GEORGE TOWN: The crowd of DAP supporters keeping vigil outside the state Malaysian Anti-Corruption Commission (MACC) headquarters here, is growing steadily.

Penang DAP to hold emergency meeting tomorrow

By Bernama - Wednesday, June 29, 2016 - 23:46

GEORGE TOWN: Penang DAP will be holding an emergency meeting tomorrow following the detention of party secretary-general Lim Guan Eng by the Malaysian Anti-Corruption Commission (MACC) today.

PKR, PAN voice support for Guan Eng

By Audrey Dermawan - Wednesday, June 29, 2016 - 23:16

GEORGE TOWN: DAP's allies - PKR and Parti Amanah Negara - have voiced their support for Penang Chief Minister Lim Guan Eng, who was arrested earlier today.

PMO: Pahang mufti statement not a fatwa, only personal opinion

By Bernama - Wednesday, June 29, 2016 - 23:03

KUALA LUMPUR: The cabinet is of the view that Pahang Mufti Datuk Seri Dr Abdul Rahman Osman’s statement on ‘kafir harbi’ (non-believers opposed to Islam) was just an opinion, and not a fatwa.

Seremban's serial arsonist finally caught red-handed

By Nur Aqidah Azizi - Wednesday, June 29, 2016 - 22:24

SEREMBAN: A serial arsonist who had been terrorising shopping malls in the state this month, was finally caught red-handed today.

Abdul Rahman Dahlan's statement on Guan Eng's arrest

By Bernama - Wednesday, June 29, 2016 - 22:10

KUALA LUMPUR: Following is the statement from Barisan Nasional Strategic Communications Director Datuk Abdul Rahman Dahlan on the arrest of the Chief Minister of Penang Lim Guan Eng today:

Pahang mufti to be investigated under Sedition Act for 'kafir harbi' statement

By Bernama - Wednesday, June 29, 2016 - 21:21

KUALA LUMPUR: Police have opened investigation papers under the Sedition Act over Pahang Mufti Datuk Seri Dr Abdul Rahman Osman’s statement on the term ‘kafir harbi’ (non-believers who are against Islam).

Five diphtheria deaths in Malaysia so far

By Azura Abas - Wednesday, June 29, 2016 - 21:04

PUTRAJAYA: Malaysia has recorded 13 confirmed cases of Diphtheria so far, with five fatalities.

Police investigating eight cases involving Dr Mahathir

By ZAHRATULHAYAT MAT ARIF - Wednesday, June 29, 2016 - 20:49

KUALA LUMPUR: Police are investigating eight cases involving former prime minister Tun Dr Mahathir Mohamad.

Hishammuddin refutes claims of apology to Indonesia

By ARNAZ M. KHAIRUL - Wednesday, June 29, 2016 - 20:27

KUALA LUMPUR: Defence Minister Datuk Seri Hishammuddin Hussein today refuted reports that Malaysia had apologised to Indonesia over what Jakarta claims was an intrusion by a Royal Malaysian Air Force C-130 transport plane into the republic's airspace on Sunday.

Noh to focus on welfare of the urban poor

By FAZLEENA AZIZ - Wednesday, June 29, 2016 - 19:46

PUTRAJAYA: Newly-appointed Urban Wellbeing, Housing and Local Government Minister Tan Sri Noh Omar will focus on the welfare of the urban poor and on resolving housing issues in the country.

Najib joins hundreds to hunt for Terengganu delicacies at Ramadan bazaar

By SIM BAK HENG - Wednesday, June 29, 2016 - 19:41

KUALA TERENGGANU: Prime Minister Datuk Seri Najib Razak joined hundreds of people for to hunt for authentic Terengganu food for buka puasa at the Batu Enam Ramadan bazaar at 5.15pm today.

After long hospital stay, Kedah MB to return to work on Sunday

By ILI SHAZWANI - Wednesday, June 29, 2016 - 19:36

SUNGAI PETANI: After having been on medical leave for three weeks, Kedah Menteri Besar Datuk Seri Ahmad Bashah Md Hanipah is expected to be back to work this Sunday.

MACC cripples well-oiled fraud syndicate

By ZAHRATULHAYAT MAT ARIF - Wednesday, June 29, 2016 - 19:24

KUALA LUMPUR: The Malaysian Anti-Corruption Commission (MACC) yesterday crippled a well-organised fraud syndicate with the arrest of its 48-year-old mastermind.

Guan Eng arrives at MACC headquarters following arrest rumours

By BALVIN KAUR - Wednesday, June 29, 2016 - 19:03

GEORGE TOWN: Penang Chief Minister Lim Guan Eng was brought by Malaysian Anti-Corruption Commission (MACC) officers to the anti-graft agency’s headquarters in Jalan Sultan Ahmad Shah this evening.

Phang Li Koon arrested, sources claim

By BALVIN KAUR - Wednesday, June 29, 2016 - 18:46

GEORGE TOWN: Businesswoman Phang Li Khoon, who sold her Jalan Pinhorn bungalow to Penang Chief Minister Lim Guan Eng, is believed to have been arrested by Malaysian Anti-Corruption Commission (MACC) officers this afternoon.

Electricity tariff rebate remains unchanged for Peninsular Malaysia

By LIDIANA ROSLI and AWAINA ARBEE - Wednesday, June 29, 2016 - 18:27

PUTRAJAYA: The government has maintained the electricity tariff rebate of 1.52 sen/kWh in Peninsular Malaysia and will continue with the reduction of the average electricity tariff by 1.20 sen/kWh in Sabah and the Federal Territory of Labuan, effective July 1 to Dec 31.

Guan Eng arrested for corruption, says Kit Siang

By Audrey Dermawan - Wednesday, June 29, 2016 - 18:20

GEORGE TOWN: A warrant of arrest against Penang Chief Minister Lim Guan Eng has been issued.

'He asked my boy to send him a picture of his private parts'

By Nur Aqidah Azizi - Wednesday, June 29, 2016 - 17:59

NILAI: If it wasn’t for a faulty phone camera, a paedophile would most likely have landed his hands on nude images of a 10-year-old boy.

AirAsia to continue using LCCT name to promote airline

By HANA NAZ HARUN - Wednesday, June 29, 2016 - 17:38

PUTRAJAYA: AirAsia will continue using the term Low Cost Carrier Terminal (LCCT) for its marketing strategies to promote the airline.

[BREAKING] MACC officers seen entering Guan Eng's Komtar office

By Audrey Dermawan - Wednesday, June 29, 2016 - 17:34

GEORGE TOWN: Several men, believed to be Malaysian Anti-Corruption Commission (MACC) officers, were spotted entering Penang Chief Minister Lim Guan Eng's office at level 28 Komtar a while ago.

After China, MATTA now eyeing tourists from India

By LAILI ISMAIL - Wednesday, June 29, 2016 - 16:59

KUALA LUMPUR: Tourism industry players are luring tourists from India, as the market had previously been overlooked in favour of the China market.

Gunman shot dead by police in USJ stand-off [VIDEO]

By HANI SHAMIRA SHAHRUDIN - Wednesday, June 29, 2016 - 16:25

SUBANG JAYA: A man high on police's wanted list was shot dead when he attempted to open fire on a team of policemen at Jalan USJ11/1D here today.

SPAD describes cabbies' lawsuit against it as 'frivolous'

By HIDIR REDUAN - Wednesday, June 29, 2016 - 16:18

KUALA LUMPUR: The Land Public Transport Commission (SPAD) described a legal action against it over Uber and two other ride-hailing services as frivolous, vexatious, scandalous, and an abuse of court process.

Thai national with gun and bullets arrested along North-South Expressway

By EMBUN MAJID - Wednesday, June 29, 2016 - 16:11

BUKIT KAYU HITAM: The Malaysian Border Security Agency (AKSEM) arrested a Thai national and seized a pistol and live bullets at KM1.3 of the North-South Expressway, upon him entering this country.

Msian travelling to Turkey urged to put safety first

By Bernama - Wednesday, June 29, 2016 - 15:32

KUALA LUMPUR: The foreign ministry has reminded Malaysians residing or travelling to Turkey to always give utmost priority to personal safety and the security of their surroundings.