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Hearse believed to be carrying body of helicopter passenger arrives in SGH

By AVILA GERALDINE - Friday, 6 May 2016.

KUCHING: A hearse believed to be carrying the body of a passenger from the ill-fated helicopter which was lost in Sebuyau has arrived at the Forensic Medical Department of Sarawak General Hospital at 3.30pm.

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Helicopter tragedy: SAR zeroes in on Sebuyau

By SYED UMAR ARIFF - Friday, May 6, 2016 - 17:12

SIMUNJAN: All search and rescue (SAR) assets will be redeployed to Sebuyau following the discovery of a body and debris from the helicopter which went missing yesterday.

Three loan sharks arrested for kidnapping, extortion

By Chuah Bee Kim - Friday, May 6, 2016 - 16:41

JOHOR BARU: Police have arrested three men, believed to be loan sharks, after they allegedly kidnapped a 32-year-old man at a petrol station here on Wednesday at 2pm.

Six Nigerian students held for drug trafficking

By Bernama - Friday, May 6, 2016 - 16:32

SERDANG: Police have arrested six Nigerian private college students for alleged drug trafficking in Serdang, and seized almost 3kg of ganja slabs.

Retrenchment not a concern, especially in civil service

By HASHINI KAVISHTRI KANNAN - Friday, May 6, 2016 - 16:30

PUTRAJAYA: Retrenchment will not be an issue especially in the civil service as the country's economy is continuing to grow.

UiTM denies theses were plagiarised

By Bernama - Friday, May 6, 2016 - 16:27

SHAH ALAM: The allegation by a group of University of Bath graduates that Universiti Teknologi Mara (UiTM) plagiarised their theses which had been uploaded to its institutional repository without their permission is not true.

No grounding of helicopter flights in Sarawak despite tragedy

By Bernama - Friday, May 6, 2016 - 16:20

KOTA BARU: No helicopter services will be grounded in Sarawak despite the tragedy involving a Eurocopter AS350 helicopter in Sebuyau, Sarawak yesterday.

Noriah's children arrive at Kuching airport

By Goh Pei Pei - Friday, May 6, 2016 - 16:00

KUCHING: Deputy Minister of Plantation Industries and Commodities Datuk Noriah Kasnon's children Shafiq Mohd Ishak, 29 and Adam Aidid Mohamad Suhaili, 19 arrived at the VIP lounge in Kuching International Airport (KIA) here at about 3.30pm.

Only BN can preserve Sarawak's unique harmony - Najib

By Bernama - Friday, May 6, 2016 - 15:34

BAU: Prime Minister Datuk Seri Najib Tun Razak today said that only the Barisan Nasional can preserve Sarawak’s unique harmony.

Charred human remains found in burnt car in Hulu Langat

By HANI SHAMIRA SHAHRUDIN - Friday, May 6, 2016 - 15:09

KAJANG: Police are seeking the family of 43-year-old R. Mathialagan to assist their investigation into the discovery of charred remains found in the boot of a burnt car yesterday.

Bungalow seller Phang, KLIDC owner meet MACC

By Bernama - Friday, May 6, 2016 - 14:59

PUTRAJAYA: The woman who sold a bungalow to Penang Chief Minister Lim Guan Eng and the owner of the company which bought land in Taman Manggis, George Town, today gave their statements to the Malaysian Anti-Corruption Commission here.

I've not been told of sacking by Pas, says Husam

By Sharifah Mahsinah Abdullah - Friday, May 6, 2016 - 14:22

KOTA BARU: Former Pas vice-president Datuk Husam Musa says said he has yet to receive any official notice of him being sacked from the party.

11-year-old stages own abduction, demands RM40k ransom from sister

By ZAHRATULHAYAT MAT ARIF - Friday, May 6, 2016 - 13:52

SERDANG: Police have arrested an 11-year-old Myanmar boy, believed to have staged his own kidnapping to demand a ransom from his sister.

Missing heli: Divers on standby at Batang Lupar river to recover debris, possibly victims

By SYED UMAR ARIFF - Friday, May 6, 2016 - 13:34

SIMUNJAN: Divers have arrived at the murky Batang Lupar river to help retrieve suspected helicopter debris.

Two helicopter crashes in Sarawak in last five years

By Bernama - Friday, May 6, 2016 - 13:32

KUCHING: Two helicopter crash cases were reported in Sarawak in the last five years, including one during the 10th state election period.

Stop politicising helicopter incident, warns Hishammuddin

By Goh Pei Pei - Friday, May 6, 2016 - 13:11

KOTA SAMARAHAN: Defence Minister Datuk Seri Hishammuddin Hussein has warned irresponsible quarters to stop politicising the missing helicopter tragedy.

Shabery Cheek was supposed to board missing chopper

By Bernama - Friday, May 6, 2016 - 13:07

KUCHING: Agriculture and Agro-based Industry Minister Datuk Seri Ahmad Shabery Cheek was supposed to board the helicopter carrying a deputy minister that went missing last night.

More than 10,000 police personnel to ensure smooth polling day

By AVILA GERALDINE - Friday, May 6, 2016 - 12:47

KUCHING: More than 10,000 police personnel will be deployed throughout Sarawak to ensure that polling day runs smoothly, tomorrow.

Don't split your vote if candidate of your choice not picked: Zahid

By Roy Goh - Friday, May 6, 2016 - 12:43

MARUDI: Barisan Nasional supporters were reminded not to split their votes out of frustration as their candidate of choice was not picked to contest here.

Missing heli: Sundaran's family departs for Kuching

By Yusmizal Dolah Aling and Garret Dawum - Friday, May 6, 2016 - 12:27

KUCHING: The family members of Plantation Industries and Commodities secretary-general Datuk Dr Sundaran Annamalai have departed for Kuching today.

Husam Musa sacked from PAS

By B. SURESH RAM - Friday, May 6, 2016 - 12:24

KUALA LUMPUR: Former PAS vice-president Datuk Husam Musa has been sacked from the party.

Robber smash toilet wall to access ATM, flee with RM200k

By HANI SHAMIRA SHAHRUDIN - Friday, May 6, 2016 - 12:14

AMPANG JAYA: A group of robbers carted away RM200,000 in cash after they broke into an ATM machine at a hypermarket here today.

Another helicopter was only a minute apart from missing heli, says DCA chief

By Ahmad Fairuz Othman and Hana Naz Harun - Friday, May 6, 2016 - 12:04

KUCHING: The air traffic control (ATC) here made no less than three attempts to contact the missing helicopter yesterday evening to no avail.

G25 spokesman sues businessman over claim she insulted Islam

By HIDIR REDUAN - Friday, May 6, 2016 - 11:53

KUALA LUMPUR: Group of 25 Eminent Malays (G25) spokesman Datuk Noor Farida Ariffin is suing a businessman over an online article that implied she had insulted Islam.

Policemen deny 'ketum' corruption charges

By PHUAH KEN LIN - Friday, May 6, 2016 - 11:50

BUTTERWORTH: Two policemen pleaded not guilty at the Sessions Court here today to two separate corruption charges.

'Helicopter incident a tragedy but won't affect Sarawak polls'

By Ahmad Fairuz Othman and Hana Naz Harun - Friday, May 6, 2016 - 11:43

KUCHING: The case of the missing people on helicopter is a tragedy and it will not affect the ongoing Sarawak election.

Missing heli: Firemen collecting debris from Sg Batang Sadong

By SYED UMAR ARIFF - Friday, May 6, 2016 - 11:39

SIMUNJAN: The Fire and Rescue Department team stationed at Sungai Batang Sadong here is in the midst of tagging debris belonging to the missing helicopter, which was ferrying several VIPs including a deputy minister.

Confirmed: Noriah Kasnon among six on board missing chopper

By Ahmad Fairuz Othman - Friday, May 6, 2016 - 11:21

KUCHING: There were six people on board the missing helicopter, including Plantations Industries and Commodities Deputy Minister Datuk Noriah Kasnon and Kuala Kangsar MP Datuk Wan Mohammad Khairil Anuar Wan Ahmad.

Kuala Kangsar MP's family pray for his safety

By Seri Nor Nadiah Koris - Friday, May 6, 2016 - 11:06

KUALA KANGSAR: Friends and family members of Kuala Kangsar Member of Parliament Datuk Wan Mohammad Khairil Anuar Wan Ahmad, gathered at his house here this morning to get updates on the status of the missing helicopter he was on.

Man accused of Valentine's Day murder told to enter defence

By PHUAH KEN LIN - Friday, May 6, 2016 - 11:01

GEORGE TOWN: The High Court today ordered a 33-year-old engineer charged with murdering his girlfriend on Valentine's Day three years ago to enter his defence.

Thrifty parents lap up 'bento' meals

Friday, May 6, 2016 - 11:00

KUALA LUMPUR: Rather than spending a lot of money on expensive fast food and to help prevent nutritional deficiencies, parents have started preparing bento meals.