Budiman Mohd Zohdi is BN candidate for Sg Besar by-election

By FERNANDO FONG - Friday, 27 May 2016.

SUNGAI BESAR: Sungai Panjang assemblyman Budiman Mohd Zohdi, 44, is the Barisan Nasional (BN) candidate for the Sungai Besar (P093) by-election.


Najib arrives in Tawau for two-day working visit

By Bernama - Saturday, May 28, 2016 - 01:34

TAWAU: Prime Minister Datuk Seri Najib Tun Razak arrived in Tawau tonight for a two-day working visit to Sabah.

Woman pleads with netizens to end speculating on sister's death

By BALVIN KAUR - Saturday, May 28, 2016 - 00:30

GEORGE TOWN: The sister of a 21-year-old woman who fell from the 16th floor of an apartment here is pleading for netizens to stop spreading rumours on her death.

Pas unveils Perak Muslimat chief as Kuala Kangsar by-election candidate

By Sylvia Looi - Friday, May 27, 2016 - 23:46

KUALA KANGSAR: Perak Pas Muslimat chief Dr Najihatusalehah Ahmad has been chosen to represent the party in the Kuala Kangsar by-election.

BN's Sg Besar candidate confident of wooing Chinese voters

By FERNANDO FONG - Friday, May 27, 2016 - 23:44

SUNGAI BESAR: Sungai Panjang assemblyman Budiman Mohd Zohdi, the Barisan Nasional (BN) candidate for the Sungai Besar by-election, is confident of garnering Chinese support.

Meru assemblyman to spearhead Pas challenge for Sg Besar by-election

By Nuradzimmah Daim - Friday, May 27, 2016 - 23:42

SUNGAI BESAR: Meru assemblyman Dr Abdul Rani Osman, 58, is Pas' candidate for the Sungai Besar by-election.

Leong has two weeks to reconsider resignation says Kedah MCA

By Bernama - Friday, May 27, 2016 - 23:36

ALOR STAR: Kedah MCA chairman Datuk Lee Chee Leong has given his deputy Datuk Leong Yong Kong two weeks to reconsider his decision to quit the party.

Visually-impared boys to receive diploma in Disted's graduation

By Shangitha Sadayan - Friday, May 27, 2016 - 22:34

GEORGE TOWN: Two visually-impaired students will be the glittering stars at Disted College's 25th graduation ceremony tomorrow.

Teen drug dealers arrested with RM30k worth of narcotics

By BALVIN KAUR - Friday, May 27, 2016 - 20:29

GEORGE TOWN: Two teenagers, suspected of being drug dealers, were arrested by police at Jalan Tanjong Tokong here early today.

More lodging false police reports to avoid hefty fines for losing MyKad

By Azura Abas - Friday, May 27, 2016 - 20:28

SEPANG: Police are coming down hard on those who lodge false police reports just to get away from paying stiff fines for losing their MyKad.

Police to quiz assemblyman over assault

By Bernama - Friday, May 27, 2016 - 20:18

ALOR SETAR: Kedah police will be questioning a state assemblyman over an assault case, a video clip of which has now gone viral on social media.

Do not sell food early during Ramadan

By Bernama - Friday, May 27, 2016 - 20:05

KUALA LUMPUR: The Federal Territory Islamic Religious Department (JAWI) is seeking the cooperation of local authorities to advise restaurant operators and hawkers to not begin selling their food early in Ramadhan.

Emergency response drill on LDP tomorrow

By Bernama - Friday, May 27, 2016 - 19:48

KUALA LUMPUR: Lingkaran Trans Kota Sdn Bhd (Litrak), will hold emergency response drills at KM19 of Lebuhraya Damansara-Puchong (LDP) heading northwards to the Petaling Jaya Toll Plaza, on Saturday.

Tabling of Private Member's Bill is to strengthen syariah law, says Jamil Khir

By HASHINI KAVISHTRI KANNAN - Friday, May 27, 2016 - 19:18

PUTRAJAYA: The tabling of the Private Member’s Bill by Pas president Datuk Seri Hadi Awang is geared towards further strengthening the existing syariah law.

Top grads grab chance to learn subsea engineering know-how

By NST ONLINE - Friday, May 27, 2016 - 19:09

KUALA LUMPUR: The opportunity to gain a niche expertise does not come by easy, and six local engineering graduates did not squander the chance to learn advanced Subsea technologies in the oil and gas (O&G) industry when a programme was offered by multinational company, Aker Solutions.

Wahid Omar to end tenure as minister, Dewan Negara member on June 4

By Azura Abas - Friday, May 27, 2016 - 19:08

PUTRAJAYA: Datuk Seri Abdul Wahid Omar's tenure as Minister in the Prime Minister's Department and as Dewan Negara member will end on June 4.

BN wants to carry Sarawak momentum into coming by-elections

By ARNAZ M. KHAIRUL - Friday, May 27, 2016 - 19:04

KUALA LUMPUR: Umno hopes that Barisan Nasional's convincing victory in the recent Sarawak polls will provide the momentum needed to succeed in the coming elections.

Police foil fake MC syndicate

By Bernama - Friday, May 27, 2016 - 18:33

SEREMBAN: The Commercial Crime Division of the Seremban District Police Headquarters (IPD) foiled a fake medical leave certificate syndicate with the arrest of nine people to assist in investigations; including two women and four civil servants last week.

Malaysia will not acknowledge, entertain any claims on Sabah, says Foreign Ministry

By FAZLEENA AZIZ - Friday, May 27, 2016 - 18:05

KUALA LUMPUR: Malaysia has reiterated its stand that it will not acknowledge or entertain any claims on Sabah.

MCA, MIC, SUPP, Gerakan lash out at tabling of 'hudud' bill

By FAZLEENA AZIZ - Friday, May 27, 2016 - 17:46

PUTRAJAYA: The tabling of the Private Member’s Bill by Pas president Datuk Seri Hadi Awang was not discussed with the Cabinet or the Barisan Nasional Supreme Council.

Police to probe claims of EC voters database sale

By Hariz Mohd - Friday, May 27, 2016 - 17:26

KUALA LUMPUR: Police will investigate a claim by a former Election Commision (EC) volunteer that he had sold confidential voters' details to various parties, including a person purportedly linked to the Dr Mahathir-Lim Kit Siang Declaration camp.

Foreign students make RM126k a month from illegal car rental service

By HASHINI KAVISHTRI KANNAN - Friday, May 27, 2016 - 17:23

PUTRAJAYA: Three foreign students were earning up to a whopping RM126,000 a month by running an illegal car rental service in Cyberjaya.

Kedah exco man quits MCA to protest against hudud bill issue

By MELISSA DARLYNE CHOW - Friday, May 27, 2016 - 17:12

SUNGAI PETANI: Kedah state executive councillor Datuk Dr Leong Yong Kong today announced his resignation from MCA, as a mark of protest against Pas' hudud bill issue.

Forget Sg Besar, K. Kangsar; Pas won't work with Pakatan anymore

By Bernama - Friday, May 27, 2016 - 16:47

MARANG: PAS is firm on its stand and will not negotiate with Pakatan Harapan to have the latter’s candidates be fielded in the Sungai Besar and Kuala Kangsar parliamentary by-elections next month.

Hadi says DAP wants to be enemy of Islam

By Bernama - Friday, May 27, 2016 - 16:26

MARANG: PAS president Datuk Seri Abdul Hadi Awang said the action of DAP lawmakers disputing his tabling of a Private Member’s Bill in the Dewan Rakyat yesterday on the Syariah Courts (Criminal Jurisdiction) (Amendment) Bill 2016 was unbecoming and showed that DAP wanted to be enemies with Islam.

Tengku Sariffuddin calls for probe on WSJ for taking sides in Malaysia's politics

By FAZLEENA AZIZ - Friday, May 27, 2016 - 16:14

PUTRAJAYA: An investigation must be carried out against The Wall Street Journal (WSJ) for taking sides in Malaysia’s politics and internal affairs, said the prime minister's press secretary Datuk Seri Tengku Sariffuddin Tengku Ahmad.

Sabah never recognised or acknowledged any claim on the state

By Bernama - Friday, May 27, 2016 - 16:00

KOTA KINABALU: Sabah has never recognised or acknowledged any claim by the Philippines or any other quarter on the state, said Sabah Chief Minister Datuk Seri Musa Aman today.

Vivian Lee jailed six months for 'bak kut teh Ramadan' Facebook post

By KHAIRAH N. KARIM - Friday, May 27, 2016 - 15:16

KUALA LUMPUR: Lee May Ling, the ex-girlfriend of former sex blogger Alvin Tan's, was today sentenced to six months jail for sedition over the 'bak kut teh Ramadan' Facebook posting in 2013.

'Tun M should set up own political party with 1.2 million-strong supporters'

By Chuah Bee Kim - Friday, May 27, 2016 - 14:59

JOHOR BARU: Former prime minister Tun Dr Mahathir Mohamad have been urged to set up his own political party with the 1.2 million supporters that he has from the Lim Kit Siang-Mahathir Declaration.

RM1.4 million worth of liquor seized from containers in Kuantan Port

By NOR AIN MOHAMED RADHI - Friday, May 27, 2016 - 13:59

KUANTAN: The state Customs Department seized liquor worth RM1.4 million involving RM15.2 million in unpaid duty and taxes.

Hadi says it again: Non-Muslims shouldn't fear hudud

By SIM BAK HENG - Friday, May 27, 2016 - 13:45

MARANG: Pas president Datuk Seri Hadi Awang reiterated today that non-Muslims need not fear the implementation of hudud law as the law are meant only for followers of Islam.