Debris from missing helicopter found: PM

By Ahmad Fairuz Othman and Hana Naz Harun - Friday, 6 May 2016.

KUCHING: Debris believed to be from a AS350 helicopter that went missing yesterday was found near Sungai Batang Lupar at 9.50am today.


'Helicopter incident a tragedy but won't affect Sarawak polls'

By Ahmad Fairuz Othman and Hana Naz Harun - Friday, May 6, 2016 - 11:43

KUCHING: The case of the missing people on helicopter is a tragedy and it will not affect the ongoing Sarawak election.

Missing heli: Firemen collecting debris from Sg Batang Sadong

By SYED UMAR ARIFF - Friday, May 6, 2016 - 11:39

SIMUNJAN: The Fire and Rescue Department team stationed at Sungai Batang Sadong here is in the midst of tagging debris belonging to the missing helicopter, which was ferrying several VIPs including a deputy minister.

Confirmed: Noriah Kasnon among six on board missing chopper

By Ahmad Fairuz Othman - Friday, May 6, 2016 - 11:21

KUCHING: There were six people on board the missing helicopter, including Plantations Industries and Commodities Deputy Minister Datuk Noriah Kasnon and Kuala Kangsar MP Datuk Wan Mohammad Khairil Anuat Wan Ahmad.

Kuala Kangsar MP's family pray for his safety

By Seri Nor Nadiah Koris - Friday, May 6, 2016 - 11:06

KUALA KANGSAR: Friends and family members of Kuala Kangsar Member of Parliament Datuk Wan Mohammad Khairil Anuar Wan Ahmad, gathered at his house here this morning to get updates on the status of the missing helicopter he was on.

Man accused of Valentine's Day murder told to enter defence

By PHUAH KEN LIN - Friday, May 6, 2016 - 11:01

GEORGE TOWN: The High Court today ordered a 33-year-old engineer charged with murdering his girlfriend on Valentine's Day three years ago to enter his defence.

Thrifty parents lap up 'bento' meals

Friday, May 6, 2016 - 11:00

KUALA LUMPUR: Rather than spending a lot of money on expensive fast food and to help prevent nutritional deficiencies, parents have started preparing bento meals.

Missing helicopter: Adenan to join in solat hajat

By ADIB POVERA - Friday, May 6, 2016 - 10:53

KUCHING: Sarawak Chief Minister Tan Sri Adenan Satem has called on all Sarawakians to pray for the safety of the people on board of a helicopter which went missing while heading to Kuching from Betong.

MACC may need two days to quiz Guan Eng

By Audrey Dermawan - Friday, May 6, 2016 - 10:26

GEORGE TOWN: The Malaysian Anti-Corruption Commission (MACC) may need two days to interview Chief Minister Lim Guan Eng in connection with his Jalan Pinhorn bungalow purchase last year, supposedly bought at below market value.

Guan Eng arrives at MACC office

By Audrey Dermawan - Friday, May 6, 2016 - 10:08

GEORGE TOWN: Chief Minister Lim Guan Eng arrived at the Malaysian Anti-Corruption Commission (MACC) office here this morning, here.

Man abducted by 'ah long' rescued by police

By Bernama - Friday, May 6, 2016 - 09:27

JOHOR BAHARU: A man, believed to have been abducted and beaten up by an ‘ah long’ (loan shark) for defaulting on a loan, was rescued by the police about four hours after the abduction at a petrol station in Larkin here yesterday.

35 house damaged by rain storm in Baling

By Bernama - Friday, May 6, 2016 - 08:00

BALING: As at 11 pm, at least 35 houses in Kuala Ketil here were damaged by rainstorm which hit the areas since 5 pm today.

Why Adenan banning outside politicians might be good for Sarawak

By ARMAN AHMAD - Friday, May 6, 2016 - 01:56

Sunset on the Kuching waterfront exudes an unusual serenity.

Search for missing helicopter: SAR team to focus on three divisions in southern Sarawak [VIDEO]

By ADIB POVERA - Friday, May 6, 2016 - 01:14

KUCHING: A multi-agency search and rescue team comprising more than 100 men will focus their search for the helicopter which went missing here to three areas, namely Sri Aman, Simunjan and Betong.

30-strong Sarawak STORM team mobilised to find missing helicopter

By Bernama - Thursday, May 5, 2016 - 23:39

KUCHING: A special team made up of rescue personnel from various agencies led by the Royal Malaysia Police has been activated to find the helicopter that has gone missing in Sarawak, said Datuk Seri Dr Ahmad Zahid Hamidi.

Police uncover drug lab in Ipoh temple

By Bernama - Thursday, May 5, 2016 - 23:32

IPOH: Divine intervention was nowhere in sight for a drug syndicate when the police raided a drug processing laboratory concealed within a temple in Jelapang here on Monday.

Air Force and Army directed to search for missing helicopter: Hishammuddin

By HANA NAZ HARUN - Thursday, May 5, 2016 - 22:29

KUCHING: Defence Minister Datuk Seri Hishammuddin Hussein has directed the Royal Malaysian Air Force (RMAF) and the Army to mount a search and rescue operation to locate the missing helicopter.

Verify your polling centres, districts, EC tells voters

By Bernama - Thursday, May 5, 2016 - 22:12

PUTRAJAYA: The Election Commission today advised voters in peninsula Malaysia to verify their polling districts and centres between tomorrow and May 12 following the updating of data by the commission.

PM Najib expresses concern over fate of missing helicopter passengers

By HANA NAZ HARUN - Thursday, May 5, 2016 - 22:04

KUCHING: Prime Minister Datuk Seri Najib Razak has expressed concern over the fate of passengers onboard the missing helicopter in Sarawak.

Five foreigners linked to gold investment scam nabbed [VIDEO]

By Bernama - Thursday, May 5, 2016 - 21:53

MALACCA: The police have detained five foreign members of a syndicate linked to a Hong Kong-based illegal gold investment scheme.

Missing heli: Last known location over swampy, coastal area- Zahid

By AVILA GERALDINE - Thursday, May 5, 2016 - 21:07

KUCHING: A special task force has been set up to act upon and investigate the disappearance of a helicopter over Sarawak airspace today.

Not appropriate to talk about oil royalty at present time: Adenan

By GOH PEI PEI and ESTHER LANDAU - Thursday, May 5, 2016 - 20:25

KUCHING: Chief Minister Tan Sri Adenan Satem today said he would continue to negotiate with the Federal government on the issue of oil royalty.

Shorter lunch breaks for govt servants during Ramadan?

By Bernama - Thursday, May 5, 2016 - 20:03

BATU PAHAT: The government is prepared to consider a proposal to shorten the noon meal break times for civil servants by 30 minutes during the Ramadan fasting month in June.

Four dirty eateries in Terengganu shut down for two weeks

By ADRIAN DAVID - Thursday, May 5, 2016 - 20:00

KUALA TERENGGANU: Four dirty eateries in Kuala Terengganu and one in Kuala Nerus have been ordered to shut down for two weeks after running foul of health regulations.

Adenan hits campaign trail despite feeling under the weather

By Esther Landau and Goh Pei Pei - Thursday, May 5, 2016 - 19:46

KUCHING: Chief Minister Tan Sri Adenan Satem had to cancel a few of his programmes today because he was feeling unwell.

Shipwreck in Sg Pahang likely British vessel 'Amherst'

By T.N.Alagesh - Thursday, May 5, 2016 - 19:41

PEKAN: The shipwreck uncovered in Sungai Pahang at Kampung Tanjung, Paloh Hinai here on Wednesday is most likely to be that of British steam vessel Amherst, which sank here in 1901.

Sarawak Election: EC will not interfere with campaigns [VIDEO]

By Esther Landau - Thursday, May 5, 2016 - 19:12

KUCHING: The Election Commission (EC) will not interfere with any campaigns carried out throughout the campaigning period for the 11th state election.

Don't let fingers to be marked with ink before entering polling centres: EC

By Bernama - Thursday, May 5, 2016 - 18:48

KUCHING: The Election Commission (EC) has reminded voters, especially senior citizens, to not give their identity cards to unauthorised people because it may prevent them from voting on polling day.

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.