Sebuyau helicopter tragedy: PM Najib arrives at Sarawak General Hospital [VIDEO]

By AVILA GERALDINE - Friday, 6 May 2016.

KUCHING: Prime Minister Datuk Seri Najib Razak arrived at 4.40pm at the Forensic Medical Department of Sarawak General Hospital, where the body of one of the passengers of the Sebuyau helicopter tragedy is being held.


'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.

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 teenager, 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.