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MACC to record Guan Eng, wife's statement over bungalow purchase tomorrow

By THARANYA ARUMUGAM - Thursday, 5 May 2016.

KUALA LUMPUR: Penang Chief Minister Lim Guan Eng and his wife Betty Chew have been called to record their statement in connection with the purchase of their RM2.8 million bungalow, at the Penang Malaysian Anti-Corruption Commission (MACC) office, tomorrow.

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Indonesia, Philippines, Malaysia to coordinate against militant pirates

By Reuters - Thursday, May 5, 2016 - 18:15

YOGYAKARTA: Indonesia, Malaysia and the Philippines agreed on Thursday to conduct coordinated maritime patrols after a spate of ship hijackings by Islamist militants in the southern Philippines.

BN machinery to go all out tomorrow, says DPM

By ADRIAN LAI - Thursday, May 5, 2016 - 17:48

SIBU: The Barisan Nasional machinery has been instructed to double its efforts in gaining the support of voters on the last day of campaigning tomorrow.

Firemen discover burnt python after battling forest fire

By Sharifah Mahsinah Abdullah - Thursday, May 5, 2016 - 17:42

PASIR PUTIH: Firemen putting out a forest fire in Gong Kedak were stunned to find a casualty of the blaze in the form of a six-metre long python.

209 children successfully placed among foster families since 2014

By Nuradzimmah Daim - Thursday, May 5, 2016 - 17:40

KUALA LUMPUR: A total of 209 children have been successfully placed under the care of foster families under the government's de-institutionalisation (DI) pilot project.

120 school heads take to the road for Teacher's Day celebration

By AINA NASA - Thursday, May 5, 2016 - 17:32

KUALA LUMPUR: A total of 120 school heads from 127 schools are braving the open road from Hulu Langat to Pontian, Johor to honour teachers and promote the spirit of togetherness among school principals and headmasters.

Can Malaysians have dual citizenship?

By Bernama - Thursday, May 5, 2016 - 17:25

KUALA LUMPUR: One may have heard of Malaysians having dual citizenship.

High Court removes 1MDB reference in Najib-Pua defamation suit papers

By HIDIR REDUAN - Thursday, May 5, 2016 - 17:19

KUALA LUMPUR: The High Court removed 1Malaysia Development Bhd (1MDB) reference in court papers supporting Petaling Jaya Utara member of parliament Tony Pua Kiam Wee's defence against Datuk Seri Najib Razak's defamation suit.

Sarawak Election: Battle for Batu Kawah most watched

By Bernama - Thursday, May 5, 2016 - 16:52

KUCHING: The most keenly-watched fight in the 11th Sarawak election is happening just outside the state capital in the growing township of Batu Kawah.

6,000 pairs of fake Nike, Adidas footwear, anyone?

By Rizalman Hammim - Thursday, May 5, 2016 - 16:41

JOHOR BARU: The Johor Domestic Trade, Cooperative and Consumerism Ministry seized almost 6,000 pairs of fake footwear worth almost RM60,000 in a raid on Wednesday.

Govt allocates RM20million for GOF quarters in Sibu

By ADRIAN LAI - Thursday, May 5, 2016 - 16:00

SIBU: The government has allocated RM20 million for the construction of 60 units of living quarters for General Operations Force personnel stationed here.

Elderly woman assaulted over a gold chain dies in hospital

By Zarina Abdullah - Thursday, May 5, 2016 - 15:47

KEMAMAN: A 68-year-old grandmother who was assaulted by two robbers who broke into her home on Friday night, died at the Kemaman Hospital yesterday.

BN has championed struggles of rural folks in S'wak for longest time: Najib

By ADIB POVERA - Thursday, May 5, 2016 - 15:20

LUBOK ANTU: Barisan Nasional has been championing the struggles of the rural folks especially those living in Sarawak for the longest time, said Prime Minister Datuk Seri Najib Razak today.

Man killed instantly after hit by train in Machang

By Sharifah Mahsinah Abdullah - Thursday, May 5, 2016 - 15:17

MACHANG: A man was instantly killed after he was hit by a train at Km465.25 near Kampung Belukar, here today.

It's official: Facebook opens office in Malaysia

By NST ONLINE - Thursday, May 5, 2016 - 15:10

KUALA LUMPUR: Social media behemoth Facebook has now opened its office in Malaysia.

More development in store for Selangau, says Zahid

By ADRIAN LAI - Thursday, May 5, 2016 - 14:48

SIBU: Deputy Prime Minister Datuk Seri Dr Ahmad Zahid Hamidi has promised more development in Selangau, here, if Barisan Nasional wins this Saturday's polls.

Second phase of Ba'kelalan-Bario road project to be ready in 2018: Hishammuddin

By Bernama - Thursday, May 5, 2016 - 14:47

KUCHING: The construction of the Ba’kelalan-Bario road under the Civic Action Programme (Jiwa Murni) carried out by the Armed Forces is expected to be completed by March 2018 said Defence Minister Datuk Seri Hishammuddin Hussein.

Only 300 out of 100,000 applicants selected to become PTD officers

By Chuah Bee Kim - Thursday, May 5, 2016 - 14:37

BATU PAHAT: The Public Service Department (PSD) will only take in 300 applicants for the post of administrative and diplomatic service (PTD) officers from the 100,000 who had applied.

Mechanic claims trial to stealing RM4,000 from senior citizen's home

By HIDIR REDUAN - Thursday, May 5, 2016 - 14:20

KUALA LUMPUR: A motorcycle mechanic claimed trial at the Magistrate's Court today to breaking into an elderly woman's house to steal RM4,000 in cash from her.

National Heritage Dept to examine British shipwreck in Sungai Pahang

By Bernama - Thursday, May 5, 2016 - 14:12

KUANTAN: Staff of the Department of National Heritage are expected to descend on Pahang to find out more about what is claimed to be a British merchant vessel that had sunk in Sungai Pahang under mysterious circumstances 100 years ago.

PRS confident of "comfortable majority" in all 11 areas it is contesting

By Bernama - Thursday, May 5, 2016 - 13:49

KUCHING: PRS is confident of winning all 11 seats it is contesting in the Sarawak election with a "very comfortable majority", said its President Tan Sri Dr James Jemut Masing.

Sea search for four missing in Kudat waters enters third day

By Kristy Inus - Thursday, May 5, 2016 - 13:41

KUDAT: The search and rescue (SAR) operation for four people missing at sea in Kudat waters has entered its third day, with still no sign of the group so far.

Pirated items, contraband worth RM750,000 go up in smoke

By TEOH PEI YING - Thursday, May 5, 2016 - 13:41

NILAI: The Domestic Trade, Cooperatives and Consumerism Ministry today disposed of RM750,000 worth of various items seized from 11 intellectual property cases.

Queen takes maiden ride on ETS

By Bernama - Thursday, May 5, 2016 - 13:24

KUALA LUMPUR: It was indeed a special day today for Muhammad Rodi Mustapha, captain of the electric train service that left this capital city at 10am.

Only RM50 to become a licensed Perhentian boat operator

By ADRIAN DAVID - Thursday, May 5, 2016 - 13:19

PULAU PERHENTIAN: RM50 a year is all it takes to obtain a tourist-boat operating licence for idyllic Pulau Perhentian.

Kelantan school hit by second wave of hysteria

By Sharifah Mahsinah Abdullah - Thursday, May 5, 2016 - 13:05

KOTA BARU: SMK Pengkalan Chepa 2 here was hit by second-wave of hysteria yesterday, this time involving more than 40 student.

Harmony of Sarawakians will remain protected under BN

By KOI KYE LEE - Thursday, May 5, 2016 - 12:35

KUALA LUMPUR: The harmony enjoyed by Sarawakians will always be protected under the Barisan Nasional government.

Outstation Sarawakians return home to vote on Saturday

By Bernama - Thursday, May 5, 2016 - 11:42

KUCHING: Outstation Sarawakians have begun returning home in conjunction with the 11th state election on Saturday.

Cops step up op against 'tontos'

By HANI SHAMIRA SHAHRUDIN - Thursday, May 5, 2016 - 11:00

KUALA LUMPUR: All they have to do is wait outside Road Transport Department (RTD) offices and, when the need arises, tail enforcement officers on operations and tip off lorry operators.

Famed cartoonist Zoy dies at 57

By NST ONLINE - Thursday, May 5, 2016 - 10:18

KUALA LUMPUR: Famed cartoonist Mohd Zohri Sukimi, better known as Zoy, died of heart and lung complications early this morning.

Man arrested on drugs offence found hanging by neck in police lockup

By Sylvia Looi - Thursday, May 5, 2016 - 09:12

SUNGAI SIPUT: A 39-year-old man has been found hung by the neck in the lockup of the district police here.