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Nothing political in having Cabinet meeting in Sarawak, says Najib

By SYED UMAR ARIFF AND GOH PEI PEI - Wednesday, 4 May 2016.

KUCHING: Prime Minister Datuk Seri Najib Razak said the move to hold this week's cabinet meeting here is not political despite claims by the Opposition.

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Three claim trial to obstructing RTD officers from carrying out duties

By Shanti Gunaratnam - Wednesday, May 4, 2016 - 15:39

KUALA LUMPUR: Three men claimed trial at the magistrate's court today for obstructing Road Transport Department (RTD) officials from carrying out their duties.

Raja of Perlis's eldest sister passes away at 74

By ILI SHAZWANI - Wednesday, May 4, 2016 - 15:35

KANGAR: Tengku Putri Utama Perlis ‎Datuk Seri Sharifah Salwa Syed Putra Jamalullail‎, who is the Raja of Perlis' eldest sister, passed away at the Sultanah Bahiyah Hospital at 11.15am today.

T'Dagang eyes Msia Book of Records spot with longest 'nasi dagang' line

By ADRIAN DAVID - Wednesday, May 4, 2016 - 15:25

KUALA TERENGGANU: Terengganu’s favourite traditional cuisine 'nasi dagang' will soon gain larger popularity when state-owned T-Kitchen lays out the longest packet line of over two kilometres, soon.

PKR leader slams Adenan's challenge to abolish GST in Selangor and Penang

By Esther Landau - Wednesday, May 4, 2016 - 15:17

KUCHING: A PKR leader said Chief Minister Tan Sri Adenan Satem's challenge towards opposition parties to abolish the Goods and Services Tax (GST) in opposition-held states Selangor and Penang first before Sarawak as ludicrous.

Damages for ex-Perak MB in defamation case to be known on June 16

By HIDIR REDUAN - Wednesday, May 4, 2016 - 14:56

KUALA LUMPUR: Sistem Televisyen Malaysia Bhd (TV3) will know on June 16 how much damages it needs to pay former Perak menteri besar Datuk Seri Mohammad Nizar Jamaluddin over a defamatory broadcast report.

El Nino unearths pre-war shipwreck in Sungai Pahang

By T.N.Alagesh - Wednesday, May 4, 2016 - 14:29

PEKAN: A pre-war shipwreck, left abandoned under water, emerged recently near Kampung Tanjung here when the Sungai Pahang river water level dropped drastically due to the El Nino phenomenon.

58 illegal immigrants nabbed in Nilai

By Bernama - Wednesday, May 4, 2016 - 14:27

SEREMBAN: An integrated anti-crime operation at a construction site in Nilai near here resulted in the arrest of 58 illegal immigrants yesterday, police said today.

Python weighing 100kg and 90 snake eggs captured in Teluk Intan [VIDEO]

By M . HAMZAH JAMALUDIN - Wednesday, May 4, 2016 - 14:18

TELUK INTAN: A four-metre reticulated python was captured together with its eggs in an oil palm plantation at Kampung Sungai Kerang near here today.

Three friends killed in car-lorry head on collision

By Suzaini Sulaiman - Wednesday, May 4, 2016 - 13:47

TANJONG KARANG: Three friends from the same village died on the spot when the car they were travelling in collided head-on with a lorry this morning.

Wild boar dies after getting head trapped in between school gates

By NOR AIN MOHAMED RADHI - Wednesday, May 4, 2016 - 13:40

KUANTAN: Pupils and teachers of Sekolah Kebangsaan Beserah received an unexpected visitor today in the form of a wild boar, who managed to get its head stuck in between the school gates.

Aug 15 set for Rahman Dahlan suit against Malaysiakini, reporter

By Bernama - Wednesday, May 4, 2016 - 13:31

KUALA LUMPUR: The High Court today set two days from Aug 15 to hear the defamation suit brought by Urban Wellbeing, Housing and Local Government Minister Datuk Abdul Rahman Dahlan against news portal Malaysiakini and its reporter Geraldine Tong.

Four Malaysians kidnapped from Semporna safe and "well-looked after": IGP

By Kristy Inus - Wednesday, May 4, 2016 - 13:21

KINARUT: The four Malaysians kidnapped on April 1 in the waters of Pulau Ligitan, Semporna are safe and "well-looked after."

Anifah to attend tri-nation maritime security meeting in Indonesia

By Bernama - Wednesday, May 4, 2016 - 13:07

PUTRAJAYA: Foreign Affairs Minister Datuk Seri Anifah Aman is to attend a tri-nation meeting in Jogjakarta, Indonesia, tomorrow aimed at enhancing maritime security in view of recent kidnapping incidents in the waters of Indonesia, Malaysia and the Philippines.

Sarawak Election: Police report lodged by polling station agent

By AVILA GERALDINE - Wednesday, May 4, 2016 - 12:56

KUCHING: A polling station agent has lodged a police report in relation to yesterday's Sarawak election pre-poll.

Think twice before saying 'bomb' in KLIA or KLIA2

By HASHINI KAVISHTRI KANNAN - Wednesday, May 4, 2016 - 12:41

SEPANG: Fifteen people have been arrested to date for uttering the word 'bomb' in the Kuala Lumpur International Airport and KLIA2 since last year.

No happy ending for 4 Thai women nabbed for working illegally at Gurun massage parlours

By Bernama - Wednesday, May 4, 2016 - 12:16

ALOR STAR: The Kedah Immigration Department has arrested four Thai women working illegally at massage parlours around Gurun, 34km from here.

Indian community in Sarawak pledges support for Adenan, BN

By Bernama - Wednesday, May 4, 2016 - 11:51

KUCHING: Sarawak’s Indian community is solidly behind Tan Sri Adenan Satem and Barisan Nasional for the state’s 11th election, said a community leader.

Homemade bombs break ceiling but fail to blast open ATM

By T.N. Alagesh - Wednesday, May 4, 2016 - 11:41

BENTONG: Burglars fled empty-handed when an attempt to use homemade bombs to break into ATM and cash deposit machines at a bank in Karak, failed today.

Delicious Indonesian meals for RM5

Wednesday, May 4, 2016 - 11:00

SHAH ALAM: Kedai Makan Pecal Lele is a small and relatively unknown outlet which offers delicious food.

Water disruption in Seremban, Gemas on May 10-11

By Bernama - Wednesday, May 4, 2016 - 10:17

SEREMBAN: Consumers in several areas in Seremban and Gemas will face disruption in their water supply on May 10 and 11 due to replacement of valves and realignment of mains by Syarikat Air Negeri Sembilan Sdn Bhd (SAINS).

Rahman Dahlan's defamation suit against Mkini to proceed in August

By HIDIR REDUAN - Wednesday, May 4, 2016 - 10:09

KUALA LUMPUR: The High Court set two days from Aug 15 to hear Urban Wellbeing, Housing and Local Government Minister Datuk Abdul Rahman Dahlan's defamation suit against Malaysiakini (Mkini) and its reporter.

Shootout with police in Sepang leaves two criminals dead

By ZAHRATULHAYAT MAT ARIF - Wednesday, May 4, 2016 - 09:52

SEPANG: Two armed criminals were killed while another escaped in a shootout with the police at Taman Indah here early today.

Massive search operation mounted for four missing people in Kudat waters

By OLIVIA MIWIL - Wednesday, May 4, 2016 - 09:40

KUDAT: The four people missing in Kudat waters, including three foreigners, have yet to be found as of 8.15am today.

Piasau and Senadin candidates visit local market

By Roy Goh - Wednesday, May 4, 2016 - 08:58

MIRI: Barisan Nasional candidates for Piasau and Senadin got off to an early start today, visiting the local market.

Some beauty products contain cannabis, says senator

By Bernama - Tuesday, May 3, 2016 - 23:21

KUALA LUMPUR: A senator today disclosed that there are some cannabis-infused beauty products and cosmetics being sold over the counter and online in the country.

Was elephant near Lake Pedu killed for its tusks?

By MASRIWANIE MUHAMADING - Tuesday, May 3, 2016 - 21:49

PADANG TERAP: The discovery on an adult elephant carcass near the shore of Lake Peru here has raised speculation that it could have been killed for its tusks.

Tough going for DAP in new Bukit Goram constituency

By Bernama - Tuesday, May 3, 2016 - 21:42

KAPIT: It is tough going for the DAP in the new Bukit Goram seat here.

Man strangles woman in Port Dickson gym, flees in stolen taxi

By TEOH PEI YING - Tuesday, May 3, 2016 - 19:57

SEREMBAN: A man prompted Negri Sembilan police to swing into action after he strangled a woman in a gym, and later stole a taxi to make his getaway.

250 Syrian refugees to arrive on Msian shores before Ramadan

By Azura Abas - Tuesday, May 3, 2016 - 19:43

SEPANG: About 250 Syrian refugees are expected to be brought into Malaysia, tentatively before Ramadan.

Kampung house in Sungai Pinang gutted in evening fire

By Audrey Dermawan - Tuesday, May 3, 2016 - 19:27

GEORGE TOWN: A double-storey kampung house in Jalan Maqbul, Sungai Pinang was gutted in a fire this evening.