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Unemployment level in Msia not severe, says Cuepacs

By FERNANDO FONG - Sunday, 1 May 2016.

KUALA LUMPUR: The Congress of Unions of Employees in the Public and Civil Services (Cuepacs) believes that the country is not affected by serious unemployment.

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Hundreds of passengers fume after cancellations, delays ground AirAsia flights

By James Sivalingam - Sunday, May 1, 2016 - 11:51

KUALA LUMPUR: Hundreds of AirAsia passengers were left fuming yesterday following a raft of flight cancellations and delays by the low-cost carrier.

Vote for Cyberjaya Mosque for The Plan Int'l Award 2016

By ARNAZ M. KHAIRUL - Sunday, May 1, 2016 - 11:13

KUALA LUMPUR: The new state-of-the-art Cyberjaya Mosque has been shortlisted for The Plan International Award 2016 for its groundbreaking green technology and sustainable design.

A picture speaks a thousand words

Sunday, May 1, 2016 - 11:02

FOR software developer Wilson Teo, capturing life through the lens of his camera has been an enriching discovery of new people and cultures.

When the dead speak to the living

By David Christy - Sunday, May 1, 2016 - 11:01

There is a special place in the city of Busan where regret, hate, fear, hope and forgiveness rise from the earth like the rushing waters of a fountain, and fall into the hearts of the living like the nourishing dew of heaven.

'Tamu' treat in Sabah

By OLIVIA MIWIL - Sunday, May 1, 2016 - 11:01

PENAMPANG: IT is cheaper to buy groceries from the weekly open markets, or tamu, in Sabah.

Be part of the solution

By SUZANNA PILLAY - Sunday, May 1, 2016 - 11:00

WHEN Jake graduated as an engineer in 1998, his hopes of securing his dream job plunged.

Illegal racers slam into highway fence in escape attempt

By M. HAMZAH JAMALUDIN - Sunday, May 1, 2016 - 10:53

BAGAN SERAI: In their bid to escape, more than 30 illegal motorcycle racers forced open the fence of the North-South Expressway (NSE) by crashing their machines into the structure early today.

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.

Malaysian arrested at New Delhi airport for drug possession

By Bernama - Sunday, May 1, 2016 - 08:00

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

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 talk, 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.