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DAP tells voters: Don't waste votes on PKR

By AVILA GERALDINE - Tuesday, 26 April 2016.

KUCHING: Sarawak DAP has urged voters not to “waste votes on PKR” in seats being contested by both parties in the ongoing Sarawak election.

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No need to stock snake antivenom in schools yet: Subramaniam

By Bernama - Tuesday, April 26, 2016 - 18:07

KUALA LUMPUR: A number of snakebite cases involving schoolchildren recently does not necessitate the stocking of snake antivenom in schools, said Health Minister Datuk Seri Dr S. Subramaniam.

A staggering 80 per cent of the public prefer using Uber, GrabCar than cabs, says SPAD

By C. Premananthini - Tuesday, April 26, 2016 - 18:02

SHAH ALAM: The Land Public Transport Commission (SPAD) has yet to submit its study reports to the Transport Ministry on regulating ride sharing services such as Uber and GrabCar.

Move to nominate 13 BN direct candidates a 'unique political formula': Zahid

By ADRIAN LAI - Tuesday, April 26, 2016 - 17:49

PAKAN: Deputy Prime Minister Datuk Seri Dr Ahmad Zahid Hamidi today described the move to nominate 13 Barisan Nasional direct candidates to contest in the state election as a "unique political formula".

PKR launches five promises and 18-point roadmap for Sarawak

By Goh Pei Pei - Tuesday, April 26, 2016 - 17:43

KUCHING: PKR today launches its declaration for the 11th Sarawak election, comprising five key promises to the people and an 18-point-roadmap.

Contractors of luxury apartments slapped with stop work order by Johor CIDB

By Halim Said - Tuesday, April 26, 2016 - 17:36

ISKANDAR PUTERI: A stop work order was issued to the contractors of a 30-storey luxury apartment project here following a surprise check by the Johor Construction Industry Development Board (CIDB) today.

Give BN govt solid mandate to ensure strong administration and continuity of development, urges Zahid

By ADIB POVERA - Tuesday, April 26, 2016 - 17:14

SARATOK: Sarawak must be governed by a political entity backed by a two-third majority from the people in the state polls to ensure a strong administration and continuity in development programmes.

Pregnant woman dies after crashing motorcycle into lorry

By BALVIN KAUR - Tuesday, April 26, 2016 - 17:12

GEORGE TOWN: A five-month pregnant woman died at Jalan Valdor here today when her motorcycle crashed into the back of a lorry laden with sand.

Miscommunication led to loss of Bukit Kota by Opposition

By Goh Pei Pei - Tuesday, April 26, 2016 - 17:02

KUCHING: Miscommunication among opposition allies led to Bukit Kota being won by Barisan Nasional uncontested.

Lorry driver charged with killing wife and baby girl

By Shanti Gunaratnam - Tuesday, April 26, 2016 - 16:39

SELAYANG: A lorry driver was charged in the magistrate's court with the murder of his wife and eight-month old baby daughter.

Ghafar Baba's ex-wife's land ownership dispute case dismissed

By HIDIR REDUAN - Tuesday, April 26, 2016 - 16:38

KUALA LUMPUR: The former wife of the late Tun Abdul Ghafar Baba failed in her land ownership dispute with a property developer and his wife over a piece of land in Jelebu.

Technician charged with girlfriend's murder

By Shanti Gunaratnam - Tuesday, April 26, 2016 - 16:33

SELAYANG: A technician was today charged with the murder of his girlfriend.

PAS may "spring a surprise" in Sarawak election: Hadi

By Bernama - Tuesday, April 26, 2016 - 16:26

MIRI: PAS may appear “irrelevant” in the 11th state election with regard to Sarawak’s political fabric but the party itself believed it could “spring a surprise” in the outcome of the polls.

Be wary of opposition's political ploy: Najib

By NSTOnline - Tuesday, April 26, 2016 - 16:08

KUALA LUMPUR: Barisan Nasional chairman Datuk Seri Najib Razak today urged voters to be wary of political tactics of the opposition in the run up to the Sarawak state election and to continue giving their support to Barisan Nasional.

'Agong's power to refuse pardon bid cannot be challenged'

By HIDIR REDUAN - Tuesday, April 26, 2016 - 16:02

KUALA LUMPUR: The Yang di-Pertuan Agong's power to refuse to pardon ex-opposition leader Datuk Seri Anwar Ibrahim over sodomy cannot be challenged in court, the High Court was told.

Sarawak election: Don't be complacent despite Opposition's woes, says Hishammuddin

By NURADZIMAH DAIM - Tuesday, April 26, 2016 - 15:55

KUALA LUMPUR: The Barisan Nasional machinery for the Sarawak state election must continue to work hard and to not be complacent despite the problems in the Opposition.

Sarawak election: Don't use Sabah kidnapping case in political campaign, says IGP

By Bernama - Tuesday, April 26, 2016 - 15:38

PETALING JAYA: Inspector-General of Police Tan Sri Khalid Abu Bakar today advised political parties against using the recent Sabah abduction case as fodder in their political campaign in the Sarawak state election.

Nigerians who hid drugs in air coolers busted by police

By FAISAL ASYRAF - Tuesday, April 26, 2016 - 14:31

KUALA LUMPUR: Two Nigerian men who tried to outsmart the local authorities by hiding drugs in air cooler units failed when they were nabbed at an apartment in Kota Damansara, yesterday.

Don't use kidnap victims for your politics: Zahid to DAP

By ADRIAN LAI - Tuesday, April 26, 2016 - 13:46

JULAU: Deputy Prime Minister Datuk Seri Dr Ahmad Zahid Hamidi has advised political parties against politicising the recent kidnapping of four Malaysian sailors during the campaigning season in Sarawak.

PKR slams Sarawak DAP chairman for making bankrupt accusation

By Goh Pei Pei - Tuesday, April 26, 2016 - 13:37

KUCHING: PKR today slammed Sarawak DAP chairman Chong Chieng Jen for making a wild accusation against Batu Kitang proposer Narawi Palayan.

Indonesia agrees to meet on proposed Sulu Sea joint-patrol: Hishammuddin

By Nuradzimmah Daim - Tuesday, April 26, 2016 - 13:17

KUALA LUMPUR: Indonesia has voiced its agreement to meet on the proposed joint-patrol in the Sulu Sea, said Defence Minister Datuk Seri Hishammuddin Hussein.

PKR candidate for Batu Kitang expresses disappointment over DAP move

By Goh Pei Pei - Tuesday, April 26, 2016 - 13:12

KUCHING: PKR Batu Kitang candidate Voon Shiak Ni expressed her disappointment over DAP's move to contest the seat at the very last minute.

Butterworth furniture factory, 9 cars destroyed in early morning fire

By BALVIN KAUR - Tuesday, April 26, 2016 - 12:40

BUTTERWORTH: A furniture factory at Jalan Ong Yi How here was completely razed in a fire today.

Development and opportunity is what Tupong wants, says BN candidate

By Goh Pei Pei - Tuesday, April 26, 2016 - 12:36

KUCHING: Tupong may have undergone rapid development over the years, but Barisan Nasional candidate Fazzrudin A. Rahman, who is seeking to represent its people in the state assembly, believes it is far from enough.

Two pickup trucks crash head-on in Setiu, two dead

By Zarina Abdullah - Tuesday, April 26, 2016 - 12:29

SETIU: Two people including a policeman were killed and three others seriously injured when two pickup trucks collided head on near Kampung Chalok Lama, here, yesterday morning.

Vigneswaran sworn in as new Dewan Negara president

By Nuradzimmah Daim - Tuesday, April 26, 2016 - 12:25

KUALA LUMPUR: MIC vice-president Datuk S. A. Vigneswaran was sworn in as the new Dewan Negara President, succeeding Tan Sri Abu Zahar Ujang whose term ended yesterday.

Decision on dengue vaccine to be made in July: Health Ministry

By NURADZIMAH DAIM - Tuesday, April 26, 2016 - 12:11

KUALA LUMPUR: The government is expected to make a decision on the use a dengue vaccine by July.

Robbers use pipe bomb to blast Jitra ATM machine, flee with RM300k [VIDEO]

By EMBUN MAJID - Tuesday, April 26, 2016 - 12:07

JITRA: Two masked men blew up an ATM machine at a bank here, and made away with RM300,000 early this morning.

IPIC has not made interest payment of US50.3m says 1MDB

By Bernama - Tuesday, April 26, 2016 - 12:05

KUALA LUMPUR: Malaysia Development Bhd (1MDB) today said International Petroleum Investment Company (IPIC) has not made an interest payment of US$50.3 million as required under the terms of a binding term sheet executed on May 28, 2015.

Kuala Terengganu police station store room destroyed in blaze

By Zarina Abdullah - Tuesday, April 26, 2016 - 11:53

Kuala Terengganu police station store room destroyed in blaze

Adenan unveils 15-point manifesto [VIDEO]

By HANA NAZ HARUN and ESTHER LANDAU - Tuesday, April 26, 2016 - 10:59

KUCHING: Barisan Nasional has revealed its election manifesto for the Sarawak state election, focusing on 15 points.