MACC to record Guan Eng, wife's statement over bungalow purchase tomorrow

By THARANYA ARUMUGAM - Thursday, 5 May 2016.

KUALA LUMPUR: Penang Chief Minister Lim Guan Eng and his wife Betty Chew have been called to record their statement in connection with the purchase of their RM2.8 million bungalow, at the Penang Malaysian Anti-Corruption Commission (MACC) office, tomorrow.


Sarawak Election: Battle for Batu Kawah most watched

By Bernama - Thursday, May 5, 2016 - 16:52

KUCHING: The most keenly-watched fight in the 11th Sarawak election is happening just outside the state capital in the growing township of Batu Kawah.

6,000 pairs of fake Nike, Adidas footwear, anyone?

By Rizalman Hammim - Thursday, May 5, 2016 - 16:41

JOHOR BARU: The Johor Domestic Trade, Cooperative and Consumerism Ministry seized almost 6,000 pairs of fake footwear worth almost RM60,000 in a raid on Wednesday.

Govt allocates RM20million for GOF quarters in Sibu

By ADRIAN LAI - Thursday, May 5, 2016 - 16:00

SIBU: The government has allocated RM20 million for the construction of 60 units of living quarters for General Operations Force personnel stationed here.

Elderly woman assaulted over a gold chain dies in hospital

By Zarina Abdullah - Thursday, May 5, 2016 - 15:47

KEMAMAN: A 68-year-old grandmother who was assaulted by two robbers who broke into her home on Friday night, died at the Kemaman Hospital yesterday.

BN has championed struggles of rural folks in S'wak for longest time: Najib

By ADIB POVERA - Thursday, May 5, 2016 - 15:20

LUBOK ANTU: Barisan Nasional has been championing the struggles of the rural folks especially those living in Sarawak for the longest time, said Prime Minister Datuk Seri Najib Razak today.

Man killed instantly after hit by train in Machang

By Sharifah Mahsinah Abdullah - Thursday, May 5, 2016 - 15:17

MACHANG: A man was instantly killed after he was hit by a train at Km465.25 near Kampung Belukar, here today.

It's official: Facebook opens office in Malaysia

By NST ONLINE - Thursday, May 5, 2016 - 15:10

KUALA LUMPUR: Social media behemoth Facebook has now opened its office in Malaysia.

More development in store for Selangau, says Zahid

By ADRIAN LAI - Thursday, May 5, 2016 - 14:48

SIBU: Deputy Prime Minister Datuk Seri Dr Ahmad Zahid Hamidi has promised more development in Selangau, here, if Barisan Nasional wins this Saturday's polls.

Second phase of Ba'kelalan-Bario road project to be ready in 2018: Hishammuddin

By Bernama - Thursday, May 5, 2016 - 14:47

KUCHING: The construction of the Ba’kelalan-Bario road under the Civic Action Programme (Jiwa Murni) carried out by the Armed Forces is expected to be completed by March 2018 said Defence Minister Datuk Seri Hishammuddin Hussein.

Only 300 out of 100,000 applicants selected to become PTD officers

By Chuah Bee Kim - Thursday, May 5, 2016 - 14:37

BATU PAHAT: The Public Service Department (PSD) will only take in 300 applicants for the post of administrative and diplomatic service (PTD) officers from the 100,000 who had applied.

Mechanic claims trial to stealing RM4,000 from senior citizen's home

By HIDIR REDUAN - Thursday, May 5, 2016 - 14:20

KUALA LUMPUR: A motorcycle mechanic claimed trial at the Magistrate's Court today to breaking into an elderly woman's house to steal RM4,000 in cash from her.

National Heritage Dept to examine British shipwreck in Sungai Pahang

By T. N. ALAGESH - Thursday, May 5, 2016 - 14:12

KUANTAN: Representatives from the National Heritage Department will examine the British shipwreck uncovered in Sungai Pahang at Kampung Tanjung, Paloh Hinai in Pekan, this evening.

PRS confident of "comfortable majority" in all 11 areas it is contesting

By Bernama - Thursday, May 5, 2016 - 13:49

KUCHING: PRS is confident of winning all 11 seats it is contesting in the Sarawak election with a "very comfortable majority", said its President Tan Sri Dr James Jemut Masing.

Sea search for four missing in Kudat waters enters third day

By Kristy Inus - Thursday, May 5, 2016 - 13:41

KUDAT: The search and rescue (SAR) operation for four people missing at sea in Kudat waters has entered its third day, with still no sign of the group so far.

Pirated items, contraband worth RM750,000 go up in smoke

By TEOH PEI YING - Thursday, May 5, 2016 - 13:41

NILAI: The Domestic Trade, Cooperatives and Consumerism Ministry today disposed of RM750,000 worth of various items seized from 11 intellectual property cases.

Queen takes maiden ride on ETS

By Bernama - Thursday, May 5, 2016 - 13:24

KUALA LUMPUR: It was indeed a special day today for Muhammad Rodi Mustapha, captain of the electric train service that left this capital city at 10am.

Only RM50 to become a licensed Perhentian boat operator

By ADRIAN DAVID - Thursday, May 5, 2016 - 13:19

PULAU PERHENTIAN: RM50 a year is all it takes to obtain a tourist-boat operating licence for idyllic Pulau Perhentian.

Kelantan school hit by second wave of hysteria

By Sharifah Mahsinah Abdullah - Thursday, May 5, 2016 - 13:05

KOTA BARU: SMK Pengkalan Chepa 2 here was hit by second-wave of hysteria yesterday, this time involving more than 40 student.

Harmony of Sarawakians will remain protected under BN

By KOI KYE LEE - Thursday, May 5, 2016 - 12:35

KUALA LUMPUR: The harmony enjoyed by Sarawakians will always be protected under the Barisan Nasional government.

Outstation Sarawakians return home to vote on Saturday

By Bernama - Thursday, May 5, 2016 - 11:42

KUCHING: Outstation Sarawakians have begun returning home in conjunction with the 11th state election on Saturday.

Cops step up op against 'tontos'

By HANI SHAMIRA SHAHRUDIN - Thursday, May 5, 2016 - 11:00

KUALA LUMPUR: All they have to do is wait outside Road Transport Department (RTD) offices and, when the need arises, tail enforcement officers on operations and tip off lorry operators.

Famed cartoonist Zoy dies at 57

By NST ONLINE - Thursday, May 5, 2016 - 10:18

KUALA LUMPUR: Famed cartoonist Mohd Zohri Sukimi, better known as Zoy, died of heart and lung complications early this morning.

Man arrested on drugs offence found hanging by neck in police lockup

By Sylvia Looi - Thursday, May 5, 2016 - 09:12

SUNGAI SIPUT: A 39-year-old man has been found hung by the neck in the lockup of the district police here.

Senior citizen escapes death after being electrocuted during storm

By Bernama - Thursday, May 5, 2016 - 08:58

KUALA NERANG: An elderly man nearly lost his life during a storm which damaged about 20 homes across nine villages here, today.

700 unlicensed loan shark posters, banners removed in Klang

By C. Premananthini - Wednesday, May 4, 2016 - 22:42

KLANG: Seven hundred unlicensed posters, banners and stickers were removed in a three-hour operation by the Klang Utara police Commercial Crime Investigation Division, today.

More studies needed on Butterworth RMAF base development project: Najib

By Audrey Dermawan - Wednesday, May 4, 2016 - 22:41

BUTTERWORTH: Prime Minister Datuk Seri Najib Razak has asked for more studies to be carried out before any decision is made on the proposed mixed development project on the site of the current Royal Malaysian Air Force base here.

Two men who bungled ATM robbery with homemade bomb surrender to police

By T.N ALAGESH - Wednesday, May 4, 2016 - 21:55

KUANTAN: Two men surrendered themselves to the police hours after attempting to use homemade explosives to break open an ATM machine at a bank in Karak, Bentong, today.

Final phone call: Man calls brother 30 minutes before dying in traffic accident

By Suzaini Sulaiman - Wednesday, May 4, 2016 - 21:45

KUALA SELANGOR: Muhammad Safiq Hasan Adli, 22, had rang his elder brother to ask him out for breakfast. He had also called up his mother and younger sibling to ask how they were doing.

Almost half of Malacca's armed robbery cases solved with arrest of Geng Rantau Muin

By Michele Ng - Wednesday, May 4, 2016 - 21:31

MALACCA: Police crippled a gang of robbers named "Geng Rantau Muin" with the arrest of 15 Indonesians, including their 24-year-old leader.

A vote for a BN candidate is a vote for me, says Adenan

By Bernama - Wednesday, May 4, 2016 - 20:56

BETONG: Tan Sri Adenan Satem said while campaigning for Lingga BN candidate Simoi Peri that voters should look at her capability to develop the constituency rather than her weaknesses as an individual.