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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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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.

Tunku Ismail and wife welcome first child

By Chuah Bee Kim - Saturday, June 25, 2016 - 11:52

JOHOR BARU: Tunku Mahkota Johor Tunku Ismail Sultan Ibrahim and his wife Che' Puan Khaleeda Bustamam welcomed their first child, a girl, at Sultanah Aminah Hospital, here this morning.

Early morning blaze razes 80 Kudat squatter houses

By Kristy Inus - Saturday, June 25, 2016 - 09:10

KUDAT: Eighty squatter houses at Kampung Tanjung Kapor here were razed early this morning.

Oil refinery ablaze in Port Dickson

By Nur Aqidah Azizi - Saturday, June 25, 2016 - 00:33

PORT DICKSON: A fire broke out at a Petron oil refinery at Batu 1 here tonight, temporarily disrupting its operations.

Muhyiddin sacking: Ismail Mohamed now Pagoh Umno acting division chief

By Ahmad Fairuz Othman - Friday, June 24, 2016 - 22:51

JOHOR BARU: The Umno Supreme Council's decision to sack Tan Sri Muhyiddin Yassin has led to his deputy at the Pagoh Umno division to automatically assume the role as acting division chief.

Berita Harian reporter Hamizar Hamid dies in traffic accident

By ZAHRATULHAYAT MAT ARIF - Friday, June 24, 2016 - 22:31

KUALA LUMPUR: Berita Harian journalist, Mohd Hamizar Abd Hamid, was killed in an accident in Putrajaya this evening.

Reactions: Malaysian perspectives to Britain's exit from the EU

By NST ONLINE - Friday, June 24, 2016 - 21:55

Below are reactions from a Malaysian perspective to the outcome of the referendum on Britain's departure from the European Union:

Malaysian students in UK won't be affected by Brexit

By NAIM ZULKIFLI - Friday, June 24, 2016 - 21:17

KUALA LUMPUR: Britain’s decision to leave the European Union, will not affect Malaysian students currently studying in the United Kingdom.

Sultan of Johor and family break fast with police force

By Rizalman Hammim - Friday, June 24, 2016 - 21:08

JOHOR BARU: The Sultan of Johor Sultan Ibrahim Sultan Iskandar today joined the Johor police contingent at a buka puasa event held at the Tunku Laksamana Abdul Jalil Mosque.

Govt will consider Cuepacs' request for 'informal holiday'

By AZURA ABAS and HASHINI KAVISHTRI KANNAN - Friday, June 24, 2016 - 21:07

PUTRAJAYA: The government will consider a request for an ‘informal holiday’ on July 8 - the third day of Hari Raya Aidilfitri - for public servants who are working on Friday.

Pagoh Umno disappointed over Muhyiddin's sacking

By Ahmad Fairuz Othman - Friday, June 24, 2016 - 21:00

JOHOR BARU: Pagoh Umno division deputy chief Ismail Mohamed described the sacking of its division chief Tan Sri Muhyiddin Yassin from the party as a disappointing piece of news for the division.

Teen left fighting for her life after horror accident

By PHUAH KEN LIN - Friday, June 24, 2016 - 20:58

GEORGE TOWN: An 18-year-old girl is now left fighting for her life following an accident here this afternoon.

Excerpts of Umno president Najib Razak's press conference at Supreme Council Meeting

Friday, June 24, 2016 - 20:56

Below are excerpts of the press conference by Umno president Datuk Seri Najib Razak, following the Umno Supreme Coucil meeting today:

Flying drones around base stations an offence: Jailani

By Bernama - Friday, June 24, 2016 - 20:40

KUALA TERENGGANU: Flying drones in the vicinity of base stations is prohibited, and anyone found doing so will be subject to legal action, says Communications and Multimedia Deputy Minister, Datuk Jailani Johari.

500 Muslim NGOs to Explain Private Member's Bill on Syariah in nationwide roadshow

By Bernama - Friday, June 24, 2016 - 20:30

KUALA LUMPUR: About 500 Muslim NGOs are to go on a nationwide roadshow to explain the Private Member’s Bill related to the Syariah Courts (Criminal Jurisdiction) (Amendment) Bill 2016.

E.Coli bacteria found in Sandakan Ramadan bazaar food samples

By Bernama - Friday, June 24, 2016 - 20:26

SANDAKAN: The Sandakan Municipal Council today advised sugarcane juice hawkers at the Ramadan Bazaar here to use gloves when preparing the drink following detection of the Escherichia Coli bacteria.

Muslims forbidden to pay tithes directly to recipient - Mufti Perak

By Bernama - Friday, June 24, 2016 - 19:32

PARIT BUNTAR: Muslims are urged against paying the tithes directly to the recipients (asnaf) as this is forbidden, said Perak Mufti Tan Sri Dr Harussani Zakaria.

So, which state in Malaysia has the highest number of anti-vaxxers?

By Bernama - Friday, June 24, 2016 - 19:17

ALOR SETAR: Kedah recorded the highest number of vaccine rejection cases in the country with 318 cases in 2015, more than the 239 cases in 2014.

Selangor Umno Youth backs call to end financial support for Perdana Leadership Foundation

By DAWN CHAN - Friday, June 24, 2016 - 19:06

SHAH ALAM: Selangor Umno Youth has supported the call for the Federal government to stop channeling financial assistance to the Perdana Leadership Foundation.

Najib: Britain's Euro exit won't have major impact on Malaysian economy

By KOI KYE LEE - Friday, June 24, 2016 - 19:02

KUALA LUMPUR: Britain’s decision to exit the European Union (EU) bloc will not have a major impact on the Malaysian economy.

MyCC imposes RM2.27m penalty on MyEG services

By Bernama - Friday, June 24, 2016 - 18:20

KUALA LUMPUR: The Malaysia Competition Commission (MyCC) has imposed RM2.27 million in financial penalty on MyEG Services Bhd after it was found abusing its dominant position in the provision and management of online Foreign Workers Permit (PLKS) renewals.

Shafie Ismail is new GOF Central Brigade Commander

By FAISAL ASYRAF - Friday, June 24, 2016 - 17:35

CHERAS: Senior Assistant Commissioner Shafie Ismail has been appointed as the Central Brigade Commander of the General Operations Force (GOF), effective today.

Court rejects Sisters in Islam's legal bid against 'deviant group' label

By HIDIR REDUAN - Friday, June 24, 2016 - 17:34

KUALA LUMPUR: The High Court today ruled that only the Syariah Court has the power to decide on the validity of the Selangor fatwa that labelled Sisters In Islam (SIS) as a ‘deviant group.’

Teen biker dies after slamming into vehicle on Penang Bridge

By PHUAH KEN LIN - Friday, June 24, 2016 - 17:30

GEORGE TOWN: A 19-year-old motorcyclist was killed in an accident when he rammed into a moving backhoe on the Penang Bridge today.

Police call bluff on 'frustrated youths' viral video

By DAWN CHAN - Friday, June 24, 2016 - 17:18

KUALA SELANGOR: Based on the viral video, netizens had assumed that the teens smashing illegal gambling machines in Kuala Selangor were doing so due to their frustration by local authorities in stemming illegal gambling.

15 people, not 19 affected by food poisoning at Ramadan bazaar, says Terengganu Health Dept

By Zarina Abdullah - Friday, June 24, 2016 - 17:14

KUALA TERENGGANU: The Terengganu Health Department today refuted news reports which claimed that up to 19 people suffered food poisoning on Wednesday after consuming items bought at a Ramadan bazaar in Paka.

MPM wants Malaysia Airlines to show accounting documents

By Bernama - Friday, June 24, 2016 - 17:03

KUALA LUMPUR: The Malay Consultative Council (MPM) today urged Malaysia Airlines to show the public its accounting documents to prove the airline’s first-quarter profitability.