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Muhyiddin, Mukhriz sacked from Umno, Shafie suspended

By HANA NAZ HARUN and ZAFIRA ANWAR - Friday, 24 June 2016.

KUALA LUMPUR: The Umno Supreme Council has sacked party deputy president Tan Sri Muhyiddin Yassin and Datuk Seri Mukhriz Mahathir, effective immediately.

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Vacant ministerial post must be filled by a Sarawakian MP, says Masing

By Bernama - Saturday, June 25, 2016 - 18:08

SIBU: The vacant ministerial post left by Datuk Amar Douglas Uggah Embas in the federal cabinet must be filled by a Sarawakian member of parliament.

Mobile phone use main cause of road accidents

By Bernama - Saturday, June 25, 2016 - 17:57

BENTONG: The use of mobile phones while driving and riding has been identified as the main cause of road accidents in the country.

Bleak Raya for 60 staff of High-5 Marketing following unexpected 24-hour termination

By DAWN CHAN - Saturday, June 25, 2016 - 17:40

SHAH ALAM: While many are gearing up for the upcoming Hari Raya Aidilfitri, celebrating is the last thing on the minds of 60 staff from High-5 Marketing Sdn Bhd who had their services unexpectedly terminated in less than 24-hours on Thursday.

Robbers finally caught after mad chase in Malacca

By Kelly Koh - Saturday, June 25, 2016 - 17:25

MALACCA: Two men were arrested by the police hours after attempting to rob a home in Taman Sin Semabok here.

Ministry to offer assistance to Bill Kayong's family, children's education

By Bernama - Saturday, June 25, 2016 - 17:12

KUCHING: Women, Family and Community Development Minister Datuk Seri Rohani Abdul Karim said the family of slain Bill Kayong would be offered assistance including in his children’s education.

Muhyiddin accepts sacking from Umno, but vows to fight on

By HANA NAZ HARUN - Saturday, June 25, 2016 - 16:56

KUALA LUMPUR: Sacked Umno deputy president Tan Sri Muhyiddin Yassin will continue to fight for Islam, Malays and the country, but said he will not appeal against the decision to expel him from the party.

Terengganu generating 815 tonnes of food waste daily since Ramadan began

By ADRIAN DAVID - Saturday, June 25, 2016 - 16:54

KUALA TERENGGANU: With food aplenty during Ramadan, Terengganu is having its hands full with clearing 815 tonnes of food waste daily throughout the state since the fasting month began.

Berita Harian journalist laid to rest in Rembau

By Hariz Mohd - Saturday, June 25, 2016 - 16:26

KUALA LUMPUR: Berita Harian journalist Mohd Hamizar Abd Hamid, who died in a road accident last night, was laid to rest in his hometown in Rembau this afternoon.

Pagoh Umno rejects Muhyiddin's sacking

By Rizalman Hammim - Saturday, June 25, 2016 - 15:52

PAGOH: The Pagoh Umno division has rejected the party’s Supreme Council’s decision to sack former deputy president Tan Sri Muhyiddin Yassin from the party.

Debris found in Tanzania being verified for MH370, says Liow

By Bernama - Saturday, June 25, 2016 - 15:42

KUALA LUMPUR: An aircraft chunk recovered off Tanzania, East Africa two days ago is possibly from a Boeing 777, according to Transport Minister Datuk Seri Liow Tiong Lai.

Accept Muhyiddin, Mukhriz sackings, Umno members told

By HANA NAZ HARUN - Saturday, June 25, 2016 - 15:05

KUALA LUMPUR: Umno members should accept the Supreme Council's decision to sack Tan Sri Muhyiddin Yassin and Datuk Seri Mukhriz Mahathir with an open heart.

Najib launches UAE-based Lulu hypermarket

By HANA NAZ HARUN - Saturday, June 25, 2016 - 14:52

KUALA LUMPUR: Prime Minister Datuk Seri Najib Razak launched the UAE-based Lulu Hypermarket here today, the chain's 127th store worldwide.

Petron Malaysia to probe Port Dickson refinery fire

By Hariz Mohd - Saturday, June 25, 2016 - 14:07

KUALA LUMPUR: Petron Malaysia is conducting an investigation to find the cause of fire that occurred at its refinery in Port Dickson, Negeri Sembilan last night.

Muhyiddin, Mukhriz missed the boat to make amends

By Chuah Bee Kim - Saturday, June 25, 2016 - 14:02

JOHOR BARU: Former Umno deputy president Tan Sri Muhyiddin Yassin and former Kedah Menteri Besar Datuk Seri Mukhriz Mahathir had missed the chance to prove their commitment to Umno, which led to their sacking from the party.

Kelana Jaya and Ampang LRT line extension to open on June 30 as scheduled

By B Suresh Ram - Saturday, June 25, 2016 - 13:36

KUALA LUMPUR: The Kelana Jaya and Ampang LRT Line Extension operations will commence from June 30 as scheduled.

Johor Umno accepts Muhyiddin, Mukhriz sacking

By Ahmad Fairuz Othman - Saturday, June 25, 2016 - 12:51

PASIR GUDANG: Johor Umno has accepted the decision by the Supreme Council to sack Tan Sri Muhyiddin Yassin, Datuk Seri Mukhriz Mahathir and to suspend Datuk Seri Shafie Apdal.

Health Ministry mulls asking Jakim for fatwa on vaccinations

By Audrey Dermawan - Saturday, June 25, 2016 - 12:39

BALIK PULAU: The Health Ministry will discuss with the Department of Islamic Development Malaysia (Jakim) on the possibility of coming out with a new fatwa (edict) to make immunisation and vaccinations mandatory among Muslims.

Sabah Umno says Muhyiddin, Mukhriz sacking the right move

By Kristy Inus - Saturday, June 25, 2016 - 12:17

KOTA KINABALU: Sabah Umno information chief Datuk Sapawi Ahmad has described the sacking of Tan Sri Muhyiddin Yassin and Datuk Seri Mukhriz Mahathir as an appropriate move.

NGO demands end to hill-clearing in Penang

By PHUAH KEN LIN - Saturday, June 25, 2016 - 12:11

GEORGE TOWN: The ongoing hill-cutting and upcoming massive reclamation in Penang has incurred the wrath of a group environmental activists.

Tunku Ismail and wife welcome first child

By Chuah Bee Kim - Saturday, June 25, 2016 - 11:52

JOHOR BARU: Tunku Mahkota Johor Tunku Ismail Sultan Ibrahim and his wife Che' Puan Khaleeda Bustamam welcomed their first child, a girl, at Sultanah Aminah Hospital, here this morning.

Early morning blaze razes 80 Kudat squatter houses

By Kristy Inus - Saturday, June 25, 2016 - 09:10

KUDAT: Eighty squatter houses at Kampung Tanjung Kapor here were razed early this morning.

Oil refinery ablaze in Port Dickson

By Nur Aqidah Azizi - Saturday, June 25, 2016 - 00:33

PORT DICKSON: A fire broke out at a Petron oil refinery at Batu 1 here tonight, temporarily disrupting its operations.

Muhyiddin sacking: Ismail Mohamed now Pagoh Umno acting division chief

By Ahmad Fairuz Othman - Friday, June 24, 2016 - 22:51

JOHOR BARU: The Umno Supreme Council's decision to sack Tan Sri Muhyiddin Yassin has led to his deputy at the Pagoh Umno division to automatically assume the role as acting division chief.

Berita Harian reporter Hamizar Hamid dies in traffic accident

By ZAHRATULHAYAT MAT ARIF - Friday, June 24, 2016 - 22:31

KUALA LUMPUR: Berita Harian journalist, Mohd Hamizar Abd Hamid, was killed in an accident in Putrajaya this evening.

Reactions: Malaysian perspectives to Britain's exit from the EU

By NST ONLINE - Friday, June 24, 2016 - 21:55

Below are reactions from a Malaysian perspective to the outcome of the referendum on Britain's departure from the European Union:

Malaysian students in UK won't be affected by Brexit

By NAIM ZULKIFLI - Friday, June 24, 2016 - 21:17

KUALA LUMPUR: Britain’s decision to leave the European Union, will not affect Malaysian students currently studying in the United Kingdom.

Sultan of Johor and family break fast with police force

By Rizalman Hammim - Friday, June 24, 2016 - 21:08

JOHOR BARU: The Sultan of Johor Sultan Ibrahim Sultan Iskandar today joined the Johor police contingent at a buka puasa event held at the Tunku Laksamana Abdul Jalil Mosque.

Govt will consider Cuepacs' request for 'informal holiday'

By AZURA ABAS and HASHINI KAVISHTRI KANNAN - Friday, June 24, 2016 - 21:07

PUTRAJAYA: The government will consider a request for an ‘informal holiday’ on July 8 - the third day of Hari Raya Aidilfitri - for public servants who are working on Friday.

Pagoh Umno disappointed over Muhyiddin's sacking

By Ahmad Fairuz Othman - Friday, June 24, 2016 - 21:00

JOHOR BARU: Pagoh Umno division deputy chief Ismail Mohamed described the sacking of its division chief Tan Sri Muhyiddin Yassin from the party as a disappointing piece of news for the division.

Teen left fighting for her life after horror accident

By PHUAH KEN LIN - Friday, June 24, 2016 - 20:58

GEORGE TOWN: An 18-year-old girl is now left fighting for her life following an accident here this afternoon.