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'VIP assaulted me and my girlfriend' [VIDEO]

By MASRIWANIE MUHAMADING - Friday, 27 May 2016.

ALOR STAR: A man has claimed that he and his girlfriend were roughed up by ‎three men, including a state assemblyman, in the middle of the road in front of the Aman Central mall here on May 15.

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Hadi says DAP wants to be enemy of Islam

By Bernama - Friday, May 27, 2016 - 16:26

MARANG: PAS president Datuk Seri Abdul Hadi Awang said the action of DAP lawmakers disputing his tabling of a Private Member’s Bill in the Dewan Rakyat yesterday on the Syariah Courts (Criminal Jurisdiction) (Amendment) Bill 2016 was unbecoming and showed that DAP wanted to be enemies with Islam.

Tengku Sariffuddin calls for probe on WSJ for taking sides in Malaysia's politics

By FAZLEENA AZIZ - Friday, May 27, 2016 - 16:14

PUTRAJAYA: An investigation must be carried out against The Wall Street Journal (WSJ) for taking sides in Malaysia’s politics and internal affairs, said the prime minister's press secretary Datuk Seri Tengku Sariffuddin Tengku Ahmad.

Sabah never recognised or acknowledged any claim on the state

By Bernama - Friday, May 27, 2016 - 16:00

KOTA KINABALU: Sabah has never recognised or acknowledged any claim by the Philippines or any other quarter on the state, said Sabah Chief Minister Datuk Seri Musa Aman today.

Vivian Lee jailed six months for 'bak kut teh Ramadan' Facebook post

By KHAIRAH N. KARIM - Friday, May 27, 2016 - 15:16

KUALA LUMPUR: Lee May Ling, the ex-girlfriend of former sex blogger Alvin Tan's, was today sentenced to six months jail for sedition over the 'bak kut teh Ramadan' Facebook posting in 2013.

'Tun M should set up own political party with 1.2 million-strong supporters'

By Chuah Bee Kim - Friday, May 27, 2016 - 14:59

JOHOR BARU: Former prime minister Tun Dr Mahathir Mohamad have been urged to set up his own political party with the 1.2 million supporters that he has from the Lim Kit Siang-Mahathir Declaration.

RM1.4 million worth of liquor seized from containers in Kuantan Port

By NOR AIN MOHAMED RADHI - Friday, May 27, 2016 - 13:59

KUANTAN: The state Customs Department seized liquor worth RM1.4 million involving RM15.2 million in unpaid duty and taxes.

Hadi says it again: Non-Muslims shouldn't fear hudud

By SIM BAK HENG - Friday, May 27, 2016 - 13:45

MARANG: Pas president Datuk Seri Hadi Awang reiterated today that non-Muslims need not fear the implementation of hudud law as the law are meant only for followers of Islam.

Teen sentenced to 12 years jail for planning terror attacks in Msia

By Shanti Gunaratnam - Friday, May 27, 2016 - 12:26

KUALA LUMPUR: The High Court today sent a juvenile offender to 12 years jail for his role in planning terror attacks on government buildings, entertainment outlets and nightclub.

Khir Toyo: I've not even thought about contesting Sungai Besar

By Veena Babulal - Friday, May 27, 2016 - 12:25

KLANG: Former Selangor Menteri Besar Dr Mohamad Khir Toyo is free following his release from parole today.

Police to record Tun M's statement over Agong house arrest claim

By FAISAL ASYRAF - Friday, May 27, 2016 - 12:05

KUALA LUMPUR: Police are waiting for the right time to record a statement from Tun Dr Mahathir Mohamad over his allegation that the government had placed the Yang di-Pertuan Agong and other Rulers under house arrest.

Policeman, daughter killed in hit and run

By Kristy Inus - Friday, May 27, 2016 - 11:55

KOTA KINABALU: A policeman and his daughter were killed when a car rammed the motorcycle they were on, in front of the Kota Kinabalu Polytechnic, Sepanggar here.

Situation back to normal at KLIA

By HASHINI KAVISHTRI KANNAN - Friday, May 27, 2016 - 11:42

SEPANG: The situation at the Kuala Lumpur International Airport (KLIA) has returned to normal as one of its aerotrains is now up and running.

Malacca Yang Di-Pertua Negeri sworn in for 4th term

By Roshidi Abu Samah - Friday, May 27, 2016 - 11:20

MALACCA: Tun Mohd Khalil Yaakob, 79, was sworn in as the Yang Di-Pertua Negeri of Malacca for the fourth term at the Dewan Seri Negeri here today.

Proposal to amend National Forestry Act in final review - Wan Junaidi

By Bernama - Friday, May 27, 2016 - 00:27

KEPONG: The proposed amendments to the National Forestry Act 1984 will be tabled in Parliament by early next year, says Natural Resources and Environment Minister Datuk Seri Dr Wan Junaidi Tuanku Jaafar.

Woman dies after car rams into back of lorry

By EMBUN MAJID - Thursday, May 26, 2016 - 23:28

SIK: A 48-year-old woman died after a car she was travelling in rammed into the back of a stalled lorry at Jalan Jeneri - Padang Chicak this evening.

Jordan celebrates 70th independence day anniversary

By Nuradzimmah Daim - Thursday, May 26, 2016 - 23:05

KUALA LUMPUR: Some 500 people attended the 70th anniversary celebration of the independence of the Hashemite Kingdom of Jordan.

Two teenagers die after slipping into ditch

By HANI SHAMIRA SHAHRUDIN - Thursday, May 26, 2016 - 22:23

KUALA LUMPUR: Two teenagers drowned when they slipped into a large ditch near Jalan Sungai Panjang in Selangor today.

Amanah will analyse Pas' Private Member's Bill on hudud: Khalid

By TASNIM LOKMAN - Thursday, May 26, 2016 - 21:53

KUALA LUMPUR: Amanah will analyse Pas’ Private Member's Bill on hudud, and support it if it benefits Islam, said Amanah communication director Khalid Samad.

DAP not anti-Islam or anti-Syariah, just defending constitution: Guan Eng

By TASNIM LOKMAN - Thursday, May 26, 2016 - 21:23

KUALA LUMPUR: DAP said that it is not anti-Islam or anti-Syariah, but was defending the principles of the Federal Constitution when it disagreed on Pas’ bid to amend the constitution to implement hudud law in Kelantan

Why is PKR staying silent on hudud, asks MIC

By FERNANDO FONG - Thursday, May 26, 2016 - 21:17

KUALA LUMPUR: MIC Youth chief Sivaraajh Chandran said PKR should make a stand on hudud and not stay silent on the crucial issue.

Cooperation between Umno and Pas exists, says Nik Abduh

By TASNIM LOKMAN - Thursday, May 26, 2016 - 20:35

KUALA LUMPUR: Pas admits that cooperation between BN and Pas does exist, and among them was the tabling of this Private Member's Bill on the implementation of Islamic law in the state.

Smugglers seized with RM500k of cooking oil

By Awang Ali Omar - Thursday, May 26, 2016 - 19:16

SANDAKAN: Marine police foiled an attempt to smuggle out 1,200 packets of cooking oil worth almost half a million ringgit near here, today.

Hudud law will only apply to Muslims in Kelantan, says Zahid

By KOI KYE LEE - Thursday, May 26, 2016 - 18:57

KUALA LUMPUR: The bill for Pas to implement hudud law is only applicable to Muslims in Kelantan.

Two women saved from sexual slavery in Klang

By HASHINI KAVISHTRI KANNAN - Thursday, May 26, 2016 - 18:54

PUTRAJAYA: Two Indonesian women, suspected to be victims of human trafficking for sexual exploitation, were rescued by the Putrajaya Immigration Department Anti-Trafficking in Persons and Anti-Smuggling of Migrants (Atipsom) Unit.

Girl breaks leg, brother injured after motorcycle hits MPV

By Zarina Abdullah - Thursday, May 26, 2016 - 18:29

MARANG: A 15-year-old girl broke her right leg while her 11-year-old brother suffered bruises and minor injuries on his leg after their motorcycle grazed an MPV near Kampung Mak Kemas, Bukit Payong, here today.

Advantage to BN if PKR, Pas and Amanah all contest Sg Besar, K. Kangsar

By MASRIWANIE MUHAMADING - Thursday, May 26, 2016 - 18:24

ALOR STAR: Barisan Nasional (BN) will have the advantage if Pas, Amanah and PKR each place their own candidate in the Sungai Besar and Kuala Kangsar by-elections, said Umno supreme council member Datuk Seri Tajuddin Abdul Rahman.

Man claims Dr Mahathir-Kit Siang declaration camp bought voter database to boost numbers

By SITI NURSURAYA ALI - Thursday, May 26, 2016 - 18:08

KUALA LUMPUR: A man, claiming to be a former volunteer with the Election Commission (EC), has admitted to selling confidential voter information to various parties, including private companies and other individuals.

4 dead, 2 injured in multi-vehicle collision

By OLIVIA MIWIL - Thursday, May 26, 2016 - 18:07

PAPAR: Four people died and two were injured when a minivan collided with a lorry at Papar- Beaufort here this morning.

Pas' hudud bill sparks war of words between Speaker and MPs

By FERNANDO FONG - Thursday, May 26, 2016 - 18:03

KUALA LUMPUR: Heated arguments broke out between lawmakers and Dewan Rakyat Speaker Tan Sri Pandikar Amin Mulia after he approved the motion to elevate Pas’ hudud bill today.

Public holiday for Sarawak on July 22

By Goh Pei Pei - Thursday, May 26, 2016 - 17:01

KUCHING: Sarawak will have an additional public holiday as July 22 has been declared a state-wide holiday, commencing this year.