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Muhyiddin, Mukhriz sacked from Umno, Shafie suspended

By HANA NAZ HARUN and ZAFIRA ANWAR - Friday, 24 June 2016.

KUALA LUMPUR: The Umno Supreme Council has sacked party deputy president Tan Sri Muhyiddin Yassin and Datuk Seri Mukhriz Mahathir, effective immediately.

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Boy dies in accident in Ulu Yam

By Bernama - Sunday, June 26, 2016 - 00:27

KUALA LUMPUR: An 11-year-old boy was killed while his younger sister sustained injury after a lorry driven by their grandfather crashed under a cliff at Jalan Sungai Tua, Ulu Yam late this afternoon.

Malaysia plans urgent meeting with Indonesia, Philippines on kidnapping issue

By Bernama - Saturday, June 25, 2016 - 23:47

KOTA KINABALU: Malaysia’s foreign affairs ministry will hold an urgent meeting with Indonesia and the Philippines to discuss developments concerning the recent kidnapping of seven Indonesians in the Sulu Sea, said Foreign Affairs Minister Datuk Seri Anifah Aman.

Resignation protests an emotional act - Hishammuddin

By Bernama - Saturday, June 25, 2016 - 23:41

KLUANG: The actions of Several Pagoh UMNO division members who tendered their resignations to protest on the dismissal of Tan Sri Muhyiddin Yassin in the party were seen as purely based on emotional sentiment, said UMNO vice-president Datuk Seri Hishammuddin Tun Hussein.

Pay tithe to LZS, not directly to asnaf - Selangor Sultan

By Bernama - Saturday, June 25, 2016 - 22:48

PETALING JAYA: Sultan Sharafuddin Idris Shah of Selangor today called on all Muslims in the state to pay tithe only to the Selangor Tithe Board (LZS), which is the only agency entrusted to collect tithe and distribute it to the eligible asnaf (tithe recipients).

Plans to sell fireworks for Raya foiled

By DAWN CHAN - Saturday, June 25, 2016 - 22:40

KUALA SELANGOR: Attempts to hide 41 boxes of firecrackers meant for sale near Hari Raya Aidilfitri failed for a 36-year-old man when he was busted by the police.

Najib took almost one year to expel Muhyiddin, Mukhriz

By Bernama - Saturday, June 25, 2016 - 22:09

KUALA LUMPUR: UMNO president Datuk Seri Najib Razak took almost one year before conceding to the pressure by Supreme Council (MT) members to expel deputy president Tan Sri Muhyiddin Yassin and former Kedah Menteri Besar Datuk Seri Mukhriz Tun Dr Mahathir.

Thanks for the food, but cash aid will be much appreciated say the homeless

By Bernama - Saturday, June 25, 2016 - 21:22

GEORGE TOWN: Homeless people in the city are hoping to get more donations in the form of cash aid rather than being deluged with non-stop supply of ready-to-eat food in this blessed month of Ramadan.

Sultan Perak receives tithe from companies totaling RM5.53m

By RAHMAT KHAIRULRIJAL - Saturday, June 25, 2016 - 21:10

KUALA KANGSAR: Sultan of Perak Sultan Nazrin Muizzuddin Shah today received business tithe (zakat) totalling RM5.53 million from various companies at the Istana Iskandariah here.

Method to pick BN candidates in recent by-elections can be used in future

By Bernama - Saturday, June 25, 2016 - 20:54

KUALA LUMPUR: The method of picking candidates for the Sungai Besar and Kuala Kangsar by-elections should be used as templates to choose future Barisan National (BN) candidates.

Govt will continue to uphold people's welfare despite criticism

By ZAFIRA ANWAR - Saturday, June 25, 2016 - 20:24

PUTRAJAYA: The government has always placed the people's welfare and interests as priorities despite being critised and defamed by naysayers.

KPM studying proposal on mandatory vaccination of school students

By Bernama - Saturday, June 25, 2016 - 20:07

PETALING JAYA: The Education Ministry is discussing with the Health Ministry over mandatory vaccinations for school students nationwide.

Incidence of measles on the rise in Pahang as public shy away from immunisation

By Bernama - Saturday, June 25, 2016 - 19:00

KUANTAN: The Pahang Health Department has confirmed that the incidence of measles in the state has risen.

Vacant ministerial post must be filled by a Sarawakian MP, says Masing

By Bernama - Saturday, June 25, 2016 - 18:08

SIBU: The vacant ministerial post left by Datuk Amar Douglas Uggah Embas in the federal cabinet must be filled by a Sarawakian member of parliament.

Mobile phone use main cause of road accidents

By Bernama - Saturday, June 25, 2016 - 17:57

BENTONG: The use of mobile phones while driving and riding has been identified as the main cause of road accidents in the country.

Robbers finally caught after mad chase in Malacca

By Kelly Koh - Saturday, June 25, 2016 - 17:25

MALACCA: Two men were arrested by the police hours after attempting to rob a home in Taman Sin Semabok here.

Ministry to offer assistance to Bill Kayong's family, children's education

By Bernama - Saturday, June 25, 2016 - 17:12

KUCHING: Women, Family and Community Development Minister Datuk Seri Rohani Abdul Karim said the family of slain Bill Kayong would be offered assistance including in his children’s education.

Muhyiddin accepts sacking from Umno, but vows to fight on

By HANA NAZ HARUN - Saturday, June 25, 2016 - 16:56

KUALA LUMPUR: Sacked Umno deputy president Tan Sri Muhyiddin Yassin will continue to fight for Islam, Malays and the country, but said he will not appeal against the decision to expel him from the party.

Terengganu generating 815 tonnes of food waste daily since Ramadan began

By ADRIAN DAVID - Saturday, June 25, 2016 - 16:54

KUALA TERENGGANU: With food aplenty during Ramadan, Terengganu is having its hands full with clearing 815 tonnes of food waste daily throughout the state since the fasting month began.

Berita Harian journalist laid to rest in Rembau

By Hariz Mohd - Saturday, June 25, 2016 - 16:26

KUALA LUMPUR: Berita Harian journalist Mohd Hamizar Abd Hamid, who died in a road accident last night, was laid to rest in his hometown in Rembau this afternoon.

Pagoh Umno rejects Muhyiddin's sacking

By Rizalman Hammim - Saturday, June 25, 2016 - 15:52

PAGOH: The Pagoh Umno division has rejected the party’s Supreme Council’s decision to sack former deputy president Tan Sri Muhyiddin Yassin from the party.

Debris found in Tanzania being verified for MH370, says Liow

By Bernama - Saturday, June 25, 2016 - 15:42

KUALA LUMPUR: An aircraft chunk recovered off Tanzania, East Africa two days ago is possibly from a Boeing 777, according to Transport Minister Datuk Seri Liow Tiong Lai.

Accept Muhyiddin, Mukhriz sackings, Umno members told

By HANA NAZ HARUN - Saturday, June 25, 2016 - 15:05

KUALA LUMPUR: Umno members should accept the Supreme Council's decision to sack Tan Sri Muhyiddin Yassin and Datuk Seri Mukhriz Mahathir with an open heart.

Najib launches UAE-based Lulu hypermarket

By HANA NAZ HARUN - Saturday, June 25, 2016 - 14:52

KUALA LUMPUR: Prime Minister Datuk Seri Najib Razak launched the UAE-based Lulu Hypermarket here today, the chain's 127th store worldwide.

Petron Malaysia to probe Port Dickson refinery fire

By Hariz Mohd - Saturday, June 25, 2016 - 14:07

KUALA LUMPUR: Petron Malaysia is conducting an investigation to find the cause of fire that occurred at its refinery in Port Dickson, Negeri Sembilan last night.

Muhyiddin, Mukhriz missed the boat to make amends

By Chuah Bee Kim - Saturday, June 25, 2016 - 14:02

JOHOR BARU: Former Umno deputy president Tan Sri Muhyiddin Yassin and former Kedah Menteri Besar Datuk Seri Mukhriz Mahathir had missed the chance to prove their commitment to Umno, which led to their sacking from the party.

Kelana Jaya and Ampang LRT line extension to open on June 30 as scheduled

By B Suresh Ram - Saturday, June 25, 2016 - 13:36

KUALA LUMPUR: The Kelana Jaya and Ampang LRT Line Extension operations will commence from June 30 as scheduled.

Johor Umno accepts Muhyiddin, Mukhriz sacking

By Ahmad Fairuz Othman - Saturday, June 25, 2016 - 12:51

PASIR GUDANG: Johor Umno has accepted the decision by the Supreme Council to sack Tan Sri Muhyiddin Yassin, Datuk Seri Mukhriz Mahathir and to suspend Datuk Seri Shafie Apdal.

Health Ministry mulls asking Jakim for fatwa on vaccinations

By Audrey Dermawan - Saturday, June 25, 2016 - 12:39

BALIK PULAU: The Health Ministry will discuss with the Department of Islamic Development Malaysia (Jakim) on the possibility of coming out with a new fatwa (edict) to make immunisation and vaccinations mandatory among Muslims.

Sabah Umno says Muhyiddin, Mukhriz sacking the right move

By Kristy Inus - Saturday, June 25, 2016 - 12:17

KOTA KINABALU: Sabah Umno information chief Datuk Sapawi Ahmad has described the sacking of Tan Sri Muhyiddin Yassin and Datuk Seri Mukhriz Mahathir as an appropriate move.

NGO demands end to hill-clearing in Penang

By PHUAH KEN LIN - Saturday, June 25, 2016 - 12:11

GEORGE TOWN: The ongoing hill-cutting and upcoming massive reclamation in Penang has incurred the wrath of a group environmental activists.