PM pledges to continue Tun Razak's mission to develop Sarawak

By ADRIAN LAI - Monday, 2 May 2016.

BETONG: Prime Minister Datuk Seri Najib Razak today pledged to continue his father's mission to develop the rural areas of Sarawak.


Jobless man busted after leading cops on merry 1km chase in Shah Alam

By DAWN CHAN - Monday, May 2, 2016 - 16:12

SHAH ALAM: A 26-year-old unemployed man was arrested by the Shah Alam police after he took them on a 1km chase in Section 7 early this morning.

Lower voter turnout may affect our chances of winning: DAP

By HANA NAZ HARUN - Monday, May 2, 2016 - 16:00

KUCHING: DAP fears that a lower voter turnout will affect their chances of defending their 12 state seats in the May 7 polls.

Kelantan police beef up border security as Sg Golok water level drops

By Sharifah Mahsinah Abdullah - Monday, May 2, 2016 - 15:50

KOTA BARU: Kelantan police have directed all agencies along the Kelantan/Thai border to beef up operations to prevent smuggling activities following the drop in the water level at Sungai Golok.

Adenan's initiatives eliminated hatred bred by opposition: Zahid

By Ahmad Fairuz Othman - Monday, May 2, 2016 - 15:30

KUCHING: Chief Minister Tan Sri Adenan Satem's list of 53 initiatives since taking over Sarawak leadership has eliminated the culture of hatred that was previously bred by the opposition amongst urban and rural voters.

Zahid meets 800 security personnel in Batu Kawah

By Ahmad Fairuz Othman - Monday, May 2, 2016 - 15:20

KUCHING: Deputy Prime Minister Datuk Seri Dr Ahmad Zahid Hamidi met with 800 security personnel from Sarawak Brigade's General Operations Force (GOF) in Batu Kawah, near here ahead of early voting for the state polls tomorrow.

Teen stabbed to death in squatter house

By Kristy Inus - Monday, May 2, 2016 - 14:36

KOTA KINABALU: A 19-year-old boy was stabbed to death at a squatter house in Kampung Rampayan, Menggatal here late last night.

Two motorcyclists killed in crash with three vehicles in Tapah

By MOHAMED ARSYAD MD YASSIN - Monday, May 2, 2016 - 14:33

TAPAH: Two motorcyclists, including a 17-year-old boy, were killed when their machines were involved in an accident with three vehicles at KM38.8 near here today.

Harmony and unity of Swak should not be sacrificed in election campaign: PBB Youth chief

By Goh Pei Pei - Monday, May 2, 2016 - 14:32

KUCHING: The harmony and unity enjoyed by the multiracial society of Sarawak should not be sacrificed for the sake of campaigning for the 11th Sarawak state election.

PM Najib announces RM54 million project to improve water supply to Betong

By SYED UMAR ARIFF - Monday, May 2, 2016 - 14:26

BETONG: Prime Minister Datuk Seri Najib Razak brought cheer to the people of Beting Maro when he announced a RM54 million project to improve the water supply system in the constituency today.

Sarawak polls: PKR calls on EC to look into entry bans on opposition politicians

By Esther Landau - Monday, May 2, 2016 - 13:45

KUCHING: Parti Keadilan Rakyat (PKR) has called upon the Election Commission (EC) to be more vigilant in carrying out their duties to ensure the state election is clean, fair and free from interference.

Man overcome by hysteria tied up before being rushed to hospital

By Bernama - Monday, May 2, 2016 - 13:11

SEREMBAN: A man in his early 30s, believed to be suffering from hysteria, was tied up before being rushed to Tuanku Jaafar Hospital, following an incident in Jalan Stesen Kampung Kuala Sawah, near here, today.

Ex-Muar taxi association chairman fined RM10k for bribery

By Halim Said - Monday, May 2, 2016 - 12:57

JOHOR BARU: The former chairman of a Muar-based taxi association was ordered to pay a fine of RM10,000 for accepting a RM1,000 bribe at the Johor Baru Sessions Court today.

Three villages perform prayers for rain following drying up of Sungai Pahang

By NOR AIN MOHAMED RADHI - Monday, May 2, 2016 - 12:35

TEMERLOH: About 80 residents from Kampung Bangau Parit, Kampung Tebal and Kampung Padang Tenggala here performed Istisqa prayer this morning to seek for rain and ease the drying up of Sungai Pahang.

Former MIC vice-president G. Pasamanickam dies at 94

By Chuah Bee Kim - Monday, May 2, 2016 - 12:31

MUAR: Former MIC vice president and former Johor MIC chairman Tan Sri G. Pasamanickam passed away at 12.45am in Muar today.

No company too small for minimum wage implementation, says Human Resources Ministry

By FAZLEENA AZIZ - Monday, May 2, 2016 - 12:14

PUTRAJAYA: The Minimum Wage Order 2016 (PGM2016) will take effect on July 1 this year for all employers regardless of the number of employees under the organisation or company.

Petrovski's family wants full report on incident that led to his death

By Roshidi Abu Samah - Monday, May 2, 2016 - 11:39

MALACCA: The family of Malacca United (MU) reserve goalkeeper, the late Marco Stefan Petrovski who died here yesterday, has asked for a full report on the tragedy which led to their only son's death.

Beat the heat at Klang's sweet spot for 'ais kacang'

Monday, May 2, 2016 - 11:34

KLANG: Hundreds of Klang and Shah Alam folk have been flocking to a desserts and beverage stall at Emporium Makan here for decades, especially during the current hot and dry spell.

Residents' association: Park needs enforcement, not fence

Monday, May 2, 2016 - 11:33

KUALA LUMPUR: “We don’t want this arboretum (or any other developments). Let it (Bukit Kiara park) be like this. Let nature take its course.

Teenagers killed, one decapitated in accident near Kuala Terengganu

By Zarina Abdullah - Monday, May 2, 2016 - 11:31

SETIU: Two teenagers were killed on the spot with one of them decapitated, when they were involved in an accident near Kampung Gong Kubor, Permaisuri, yesterday evening.

'Protect Bukit Kiara park'

By THARANYA ARUMUGAM AND LAILI ISMAIL - Monday, May 2, 2016 - 11:01

KUALA LUMPUR: At a time when green lungs in urban areas are being threatened by rapid development, the Bukit Kiara park is sadly no exception.

No other project, except for arboretum, in TABB

Monday, May 2, 2016 - 11:00

KUALA LUMPUR: The Large Scale Public Park (TABB), developed in stages in Bukit Kiara, will be a combination of a park and an arboretum (a botanical garden containing living collections of woody plants and trees).

MCA deputy president to undergo spinal surgery this week

By KOI KYE LEE - Monday, May 2, 2016 - 10:53

KUALA LUMPUR: Minister in the Prime Minister's Department Datuk Seri Dr Wee Ka Siong will undergo spinal surgery abroad this week.

Crowded battlefield nothing new for Ngemah incumbent

By Bernama - Monday, May 2, 2016 - 10:30

KANOWIT: The Ngemah seat where incumbent Alexander Vincent from Barisan Nasional is facing a four-cornered fight is among 12 seats involving four-cornered fights in the May 7 polls.

Remapping of water resources in Johor opens up opportunities for alternatives

By Bernama - Monday, May 2, 2016 - 08:55

BATU PAHAT: A remapping of the types of water resources available in Johor needs to be done before any exploration of underground water source is conducted in the state government’s efforts to find long term alternative water resources in the state.

Transnasional ceases Cityliner bus operations for 19 routes

By Bernama - Monday, May 2, 2016 - 08:39

KOTA BAHARU: The Konsortium Transnasional Berhad announced today that 19 of its Cityliner stage bus routes will be discontinued as of yesterday.

Intruder 'caught' in judge's house compound returns to apologise for trespassing

By Bernama - Sunday, May 1, 2016 - 23:24

KUALA LUMPUR: An intruder who was ‘caught’ in the compound of a judge’s house in Segambut yesterday returned 30 minutes later to apologise for trespassing.

Huang's priority to upgrade school buildings, facilities in Repok

By Bernama - Sunday, May 1, 2016 - 23:04

SARIKEI: BN candidate for Repok, Datuk Seri Huang Tiong Sii said upgrading buildings and facilities of the 20 schools or more, in the constituency would be his priority if he wins on polling day, May 7.

Sebuyau-Triso ferry to begin operating tomorrow

By Bernama - Sunday, May 1, 2016 - 22:45

KUCHING: Another ferry will begin operating tomorrow between Sebuyau and Triso in Sungai Batang Lupar, about 130 km from here.

UiTM student stretchered down from Gunung Pulai after fainting

By MASRIWANIE MUHAMADING - Sunday, May 1, 2016 - 22:32

BALING: A 22-year-old female student from Universiti Teknologi Mara (UiTM) fainted during a climb at Gunung Pulai here earlier today.

Dr Mahathir's police escort privileges should have been stripped long ago: Nazri Aziz

By Bernama - Sunday, May 1, 2016 - 21:29

KUCHING: The move to cease providing escorts for former prime minister Tun Dr Mahathir Mohamad is appropriate, said Tourism and Culture Minister Datuk Seri Mohamed Nazri Abdul Aziz.