Jakarta ready for Joko’s inauguration

By Rashid Yusof - Monday, 20 October 2014.

JAKARTA: It is Inauguration Day here with the traffic police having a particularly early start directing a rapid build up on its routinely choked roads. The city has been up and getting ready to embrace a new president since 5am.


Bodies of drowning victims recovered

By SIM BAK HENG - Monday, October 20, 2014 - 12:09

JOHOR BARU: The bodies of two girls who fell into a lake near here on Sunday have been recovered.

Joko Widodo is new Indonesian president

By Rashid Yusof in Jakarta - Monday, October 20, 2014 - 11:35

JAKARTA: Joko Widodo was sworn in this morning as the seventh president of Indonesia at the MPR/DPR (Parliament) Building in Jakarta.

One killed in Proton Saga-Alza collision

Monday, October 20, 2014 - 10:54

SIBU: One died and four others were injured when two vehicles collided on Jalan Teku at 6.45am near here.

Prabowo attends inauguration

By Rashid Yusof in Jakarta - Monday, October 20, 2014 - 10:50

JAKARTA: In another massive gesture, Prabowo Subianto, the defeated presidential candidate, has decided to attend the inauguration of Joko Widodo as the seventh president of Indonesia.

Four police officers among six charged with corruption

Monday, October 20, 2014 - 10:41

BUTTERWORTH: Six civil servants comprising four police officers and one each from Seberang Prai Municipal Council and Home Ministry claimed trial to eight corruption charges totalling RM5,750 at the Butterworth Sessions Court.

American Airlines flight with 14 M’sians onboard makes air turnback

By Nani Rahayu Yusof - Monday, October 20, 2014 - 08:50

NEW YORK: American Airlines flight AA 104 to London had to make a U-turn 45 minutes after taking off from the John F Kennedy Airport (JFK) here at 9pm Saturday following a technical problem.

‘Too much racial abuse on social media’

Monday, October 20, 2014 - 08:17

SHAH ALAM: Datuk Mah Siew Keong’s voice was noticeably full of emotion when he touched on the issue of racial polarisation towards the end of his keynote address at the Gerakan’s 43rd national delegates conference here yesterday.

‘Uphold moderate stance’

Monday, October 20, 2014 - 08:17

SHAH ALAM: Gerakan members have been advised to uphold the party’s moderate stance instead of taking extreme views on racial issues.

Gerakan to give strategy plan on Penang to Najib

Monday, October 20, 2014 - 08:16

SHAH ALAM: Gerakan will come up with a comprehensive plan to win more seats in the Penang state assembly during the next general election.

It’s Azmin, not Rafizi, who will rule PKR

By SYED UMAR ARIFF - Monday, October 20, 2014 - 08:16

WILL Rafizi Ramli turn out to be the most powerful man in PKR?