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Search and rescue (SAR) operation extended from Sebuyau to Lingga

By Bernama - Friday, 6 May 2016.

SEBUYAU: The search area for the missing five onboard a helicopter that is believed to have crashed yesterday, has been extended to between 50km and 100km from Sungai Batang Lupar to Lingga.

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Body of Malaysian citizen who died in Vietnam arrives at KLIA

By Bernama - Friday, May 6, 2016 - 22:43

SEPANG: The body of Malaysian Mohd Azhar Abdul Wahab, 33, who was found dead in a hotel in Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam, on April 27 arrived in the country today.

Condolences and prayers pour in for passengers of ill-fated helicopter

By ADIB POVERA - Friday, May 6, 2016 - 22:32

KUCHING: Condolences and prayers for the late Datuk Noriah Kasnon and the remaining passengers onboard the helicopter which went missing near Sebuyau, continue to pour in on social media.

Sebuyau helicopter tragedy: Najib meets family of victims

By HANA NAZ HARUN and ESTHER LANDAU - Friday, May 6, 2016 - 22:21

KUCHING: Prime Minister Datuk Seri Najib Razak had a meeting with the families of victims aboard the missing AS350 helicopter, at Hilton Hotel, here.

Family of victims arrive in Kuching

By HANA NAZ HARUN and ESTHER LANDAU - Friday, May 6, 2016 - 21:51

KUCHING: The family of bodyguard Lance Corporal Ahmad Sobri Haron, who was one of the passengers on board the ill-fated helicopter which went missing over Sebuyau, has arrived at Hilton Hotel here.

PM and DPM join 200 others to perform 'solat jenazah' for Noriah

By Ahmad Fairuz Othman - Friday, May 6, 2016 - 21:17

KUCHING: Prime Minister Datuk Seri Najib Razak and Deputy Prime Minister Datuk Seri Dr Ahmad Zahid Hamidi joined a congregation of about 200 people to perform ‘solat jenazah’ for the late Datuk Noriah Kasnon at the surau of the Kuching Royal Malaysian Air Force Base tonight.

USM signs MoU with Czech Republic universities

By PHUAH KEN LIN - Friday, May 6, 2016 - 21:07

GEORGE TOWN: Universiti Sains Malaysia has signed several Memorandums of Understanding (MoU) to strengthen collaborations with renowned universities in the Czech Republic.

Late Terengganu Sultans' personal physician honoured

By ADRIAN DAVID - Friday, May 6, 2016 - 21:00

KUALA TERENGGANU: It was just reward for one of Terengganu’s senior citizens, Datuk Dr Kuljit Singh at the ripe old age of 86.

PM expresses sorrow over Noriah's death

By NST ONLINE - Friday, May 6, 2016 - 20:54

KUALA LUMPUR: Prime Minister Datuk Seri Najib Razak expressed his sorrow over the loss of Datuk Noriah Kasnon, who perished in a helicopter crash in Sebuyau, Sarawak, yesterday.

Sebuyau heli crash: Bodyguard's family recalls final text message sent

By ADRIAN DAVID - Friday, May 6, 2016 - 20:36

KUALA NERUS: “I’m not having a great time (flying in a helicopter)”.

Noriah - A life remembered

By Bernama - Friday, May 6, 2016 - 20:21

KUALA LUMPUR: Datuk Noriah Kasnon, 52, a lawyer by training, shot into prominence in politics after being appointed the Information Ministry's Parliamentary secretary in March 2004 after winning the Sungai Besar Parliamentary seat.

Guang Eng leaves Penang MACC office after seven hours

By Audrey Dermawan - Friday, May 6, 2016 - 19:41

GEORGE TOWN: Penang Chief Minister Lim Guan Eng has left the Malaysian Anti-Corruption Commission (MACC) office after seven hours.

Missing helicopter: RMN deploys Sabah diving team to assist SAR

By Bernama - Friday, May 6, 2016 - 19:32

KUALA LUMPUR: The Royal Malaysian Navy (RMN) has deployed its diving team from Sepanggar, Sabah, to Kuching, Sarawak, to assist in the search and rescue operation (SAR) for the missing Eurocopter AS350 helicopter which is believed to have crashed near the Batang Lupar river in Sebuyau.

'Dangerous air humidifier cleaner' never marketed in Malaysia: Health Ministry

By HASHINI KAVISHTRI KANNAN - Friday, May 6, 2016 - 19:14

PUTRAJAYA: The Health Ministry today clarified that cleaning and disinfectant product Oxy Sac Sac has never been marketed in Malaysia.

'Don't insult me by saying I'm being used by BN'

By NST ONLINE - Friday, May 6, 2016 - 19:08

PETALING JAYA: Mazuyin Abd Manan, the grandmother of the DAP candidate for Batu Kitang, has lashed out at claims by the Opposition that she had been ‘used’ by Barisan Nasional.

Kidnap syndicate targeting foreigners smashed with arrest of 11

By PHUAH KEN LIN - Friday, May 6, 2016 - 19:07

GEORGE TOWN: Police have busted a kidnap syndicate that targeted foreign workers, following the arrest of 11 men.

Sebuyau helicopter tragedy: Zahid arrives at Sarawak General Hospital

By AVILA GERALDINE - Friday, May 6, 2016 - 18:01

KUCHING: Deputy Prime Minister Datuk Seri Ahmad Zahid Hamidi turned up at the Sarawak General Hospital following news of the arrival of a body from the Sebuyau helicopter tragedy.

Thai boats disguising as Malaysian vessels busted for diesel smuggling

By ADRIAN DAVID - Friday, May 6, 2016 - 18:00

KEMAMAN: A ruse by two Thai boats, attempting to smuggle out subsidised diesel by disguising themselves by displaying Malaysian flags, did not hold water.

'Phang, KLIDC owner are witnesses, not suspects'

By THARANYA ARUMUGAM - Friday, May 6, 2016 - 17:49

KUALA LUMPUR: The Malaysian Anti-Corruption Commission (MACC) had summoned Phang Li Koon and Kuala Lumpur International Dental Centre (KLIDC) owner Datuk Tang Yong Chew to record their statements as witnesses, not suspects.

Sarawak Election: Full results could be delayed due to weather [VIDEO]

By Bernama - Friday, May 6, 2016 - 17:48

KUCHING: The Election Commission expects the announcement of the full results of Sarawak’s state election tomorrow to be delayed due to the uncertain weather.

Deposit scam lands 10 people in police custody

By PHUAH KEN LIN - Friday, May 6, 2016 - 17:42

GEORGE TOWN: Police have rounded up 10 men for allegedly cheating 30 people in a series of money-lending scams.

Man falls 15 floors to his death during police check

By PHUAH KEN LIN - Friday, May 6, 2016 - 17:38

GEORGE TOWN: A man in his 40s fell to his death from a high-rise building following a routine narcotics operations yesterday.

Msian man to cycle 4,000km to China for charity

By EMBUN MAJID - Friday, May 6, 2016 - 17:29

ALOR STAR: Instead of spending his 49th birthday with his family and friends, David Wu chose instead cycle 4,000km to China.

No revealing outfits please, Muar Buddhist temple tells visitors

By Chong Chee Seong - Friday, May 6, 2016 - 17:25

MUAR: The Muar Ching Giap See Temple, one of the biggest Buddhist temples in Johor, has imposed several new rulings with immediate effect.

Rahman challenges Guan Eng to clarify Penang Tunnel project issues

By Azura Abas - Friday, May 6, 2016 - 17:16

PUTRAJAYA: Barisan Nasional Strategic Communications director Datuk Rahman Dahlan has called on the Penang government to clarify several matters related to the Penang Tunnel project.

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.