Malaysian arrested at New Delhi airport for drug possession

By Bernama - Sunday, 1 May 2016.

KUALA LUMPUR: A Malaysian was arrested at Indira Gandhi International Airport in New Delhi, India, on suspicion of possessing drugs.


BN can win more than 70 seats: Abang Johari

By AVILA GERALDINE - Sunday, May 1, 2016 - 10:45

KUCHING: Barisan Nasional has a good chance of winning more than 70 seats, including two former opposition seats won in the previous election, said BN incumbent for Satok Datuk Abang Johari Openg.

Weak earthquake near Ranau

By Bernama - Sunday, May 1, 2016 - 09:51

KUALA LUMPUR: A weak earthquake with magnitude 2.6 on the Richter scale occurred near Ranau, Sabah at 11.39 last night.

Uggah: My priority is big win for BN

By Bernama - Sunday, May 1, 2016 - 09:07

KUCHING: Datuk Seri Douglas Uggah Embas, who is tipped to be Deputy Chief Minister if he wins in Bukit Saban, said he would not be concentrating only on the seat assigned to him in the Sarawak election.

Police arrest suspect in slashing of two policemen

By Bernama - Sunday, May 1, 2016 - 07:30

KUALA LUMPUR: One of two suspects believed involved in the slashing of two policemen yesterday was arrested in Jalan Kuari, Cheras, here, yesterday.

Malaysia needs to transform workforce to remain resilient, says Najib

By Bernama - Sunday, May 1, 2016 - 00:14

KUALA LUMPUR: Malaysia needs to change its approach and transform the workforce to meet its needs, and ensure the country remains resilient and on the right track, said Prime Minister Datuk Seri Najib Tun Razak.

BN can win by two-third majority in Sarawak, says PAS

By Bernama - Saturday, April 30, 2016 - 22:41

KUALA TERENGGANU: PAS, regarded as Barisan Nasional’s biggest rival in the mainland, has conceded that BN will win the Sarawak election by a two-third majority.

Long-staying patients and staff get free haircut

Saturday, April 30, 2016 - 22:39

IPOH: Long-staying patients and employees of Pantai Hospital Ipoh (PHI) who have worked there for 20 years were given free haircuts by professional hairstylists yesterday.

Sarawak Elections: CM's wife joins campaign

By Bernama - Saturday, April 30, 2016 - 22:27

KUCHING: While Sarawak Chief Minister Tan Sri Adenan Satem was busy campaigning in Sibu today, his wife Puan Sri Jamilah Anu went down the ground to give the Barisan Nasional a hand in Lundu, located 80km south of Kuching.

Police arrest two men, seize 1.4kg of methamphetamine worth RM110,000

By Bernama - Saturday, April 30, 2016 - 22:16

TAWAU: Police arrested two Indonesian men and seized 1.4 kg of drug, believed to be methamphetamine worth RM110,000, the second largest seizure here this year.

Sarawak Elections: Opposition only knows how to talks says Zahid

By Bernama - Saturday, April 30, 2016 - 21:52

LAWAS: Deputy Prime Minister Datuk Seri Dr Ahmad Zahid Hamidi today condemned the opposition for criticising the government yet had not done anything for the people.

Standard Six boy riding motorcycle dies after being rammed by lorry

By DAWN CHAN - Saturday, April 30, 2016 - 21:27

SHAH ALAM: A Standard Six pupil who was illegally riding a motorcycle was killed instantly when a lorry crashed into him.

Contingency plan in place to manage Perlis water crisis -MB

By Bernama - Saturday, April 30, 2016 - 20:57

ARAU: The state government of Perlis has drawn up a contingency plan to properly manage the water crisis and distribution of treated water supply to areas affected by water rationing in the northern part of the state.

No Upko party election this year

By Kristy Inus - Saturday, April 30, 2016 - 20:32

KOTA KINABALU: United Pasokmomogun Kadazandusun Murut Organisation (Upko) will not hold its party election this year, said its secretary-general Datuk Donald Mojuntin.

PM calls on people to reject outside interference

By Bernama - Saturday, April 30, 2016 - 20:19

MUKAH: Prime Minister Datuk Seri Mohd Najib Tun Razak today called on the people to reject any form of foreign interference in the politics of the country.

DPM approves RM2 mil to upgrade roads, set up RTC in Bario

By Bernama - Saturday, April 30, 2016 - 20:08

BARIO: A Rural Transformation Centre (RTC) will be set up in Bario to enable the people to obtain services from the government without having to go elsewhere, said Datuk Seri Dr Ahmad Zahid Hamidi.

BN candidates chosen for their quality: Fadillah

By Bernama - Saturday, April 30, 2016 - 19:48

KUCHING: Barisan Nasional picked its candidates for the 11th state election based on their outstanding service, said Sarawak BN Youth chief Datuk Seri Fadillah Yusof.

Family of M'sian found dead in Ho Chi Minh hotel short of funds to bring body back

By Bernama - Saturday, April 30, 2016 - 19:32

ALOR SETAR: The family of Mohd Azhar Abdul Wahab, 33, the Malaysian found dead in a hotel room in Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam, on Wednesday is unable to bring home his remains to Kulim yet due to financial constraints.

Sarawak's autonomy over immigration is like a shield to protect the state: Abang Johari

By Goh Pei Pei - Saturday, April 30, 2016 - 19:24

KUCHING: Sarawak's autonomy over immigration powers is like a shield, to protect the peace and harmony of the state and the interest of the people.

Seven vehicle crash in Tangkak causes massive 10km jam

By Kelly Koh - Saturday, April 30, 2016 - 19:14

JASIN: A tour bus with 29 passengers was among seven vehicles involved in a multi-vehicle crash along the Km174 of the North-South Expressway (NSE) near Tangkak here.

Education Minister urges students to choose career wisely

By Bernama - Saturday, April 30, 2016 - 19:01

KUALA LUMPUR: Students should make a wise decision on their career of choice to prevent wasting time and money, said Education Minister Datuk Seri Mahdzir Khalid.

Padi farmers in Kerian suffer RM56 million in losses due to El Nino

By Raja Khalidatul Asrin - Saturday, April 30, 2016 - 18:55

BAGAN SERAI: Padi farmers in the Kerian district are suffering losses totalling RM56 million due to the heat wave.

Need for effective communication systems to penetrate rural areas - Salleh

By Bernama - Saturday, April 30, 2016 - 18:05

BELAGA: The government will continue to look for cheap but effective systems to provide cellular and Internet services to wider swathes of rural areas nationwide.

This state does not belong to Adenan's father: Azmin

By ADIB POVERA - Saturday, April 30, 2016 - 17:36

KUCHING: PKR deputy president Datuk Seri Azmin Ali said he will not appeal to the state government to extend his stay in Sarawak.

Don't believe lies over supposed GST increase, says Najib

By James Sivalingam - Saturday, April 30, 2016 - 17:27

KUALA LUMPUR: Prime Minister Datuk Seri Najib Razak today urged the people of Sarawak to not fall for the lies perpetuated by the Opposition with regards to the Goods and Services Tax (GST).

Guan Eng has to leave Sarawak before polling day

By Esther Landau - Saturday, April 30, 2016 - 16:27

KUCHING: DAP secretary-general Lim Guan Eng has been told to leave by May 5, upon his arrival to the state yesterday.

Cop found dead in a ditch in Muar

By Bernama - Saturday, April 30, 2016 - 16:16

MUAR: A policeman was found dead in a ditch along Jalan Kampung Tengah, Sungai Abong, here today.

Serembu independent is not a BN candidate: Adenan

By HANA NAZ HARUN - Saturday, April 30, 2016 - 16:16

BAU: Sarawak Barisan Nasional chief has called the bluff on independent candidate for the Serembu seat, Peter Nyomek, for claiming that he is a BN candidate.

SUPP's relationship with China can bring rapid development to Batu Kawa: Dr Sim

By AVILA GERALDINE - Saturday, April 30, 2016 - 16:03

BATU KAWA: With its existing relationship with China, the Sarawak United People's Party (SUPP) will bring development to Batu Kawa that is ‘beyond the people’s imagination’.

BN is expected to win 70 out of 82 seats in coming polls: Adenan

By HANA NAZ HARUN - Saturday, April 30, 2016 - 15:46

SEMATAN: Feedback from the ground shows that Barisan Nasional is expected to wrest 70 seats out of 82 in the May 7 polls.

RM5m spent in six years to build roads in Sarawak

By Bernama - Saturday, April 30, 2016 - 15:35

BAU: The government spent RM5 billion for building and upgrading roads in Sarawak for the past six years said Sarawak Infrastructure Development and Communications Minister Datuk Seri Michael Manyin Jawong.