Zeti clocks out as Bank Negara Governor for the last time

By ZARINA ZAKARIAH - Friday, 29 April 2016.

KUALA LUMPUR: Tan Sri Dr Zeti Akhtar Aziz will be clocking out for the last time tonight after serving the country for 16 years as Bank Negara Malaysia governor and 35 years in the service of the central bank.


SPAN: Perak needs to implement water rationing

By Bernama - Friday, April 29, 2016 - 21:53

BAGAN SERAI: The National Water Services Commission (SPAN) has urged the Perak government to implement water rationing to prevent rapid water depletion in the Bukit Merah Dam due to the hot spell caused by El Nino.

Take positive steps to protect the environment - Tengku Abdullah

By Bernama - Friday, April 29, 2016 - 21:46

KUANTAN: The government should take in their stride the increasing number of criticisms and views on environmental issues and take positive steps towards protecting the environment, said Pahang Tengku Mahkota Tengku Abdullah Sultan Ahmad Shah.

Taxi driver lured by passenger, slashed by three men in Batu Kawan

By PHUAH KEN LIN - Friday, April 29, 2016 - 21:24

NIBONG TEBAL: A 58-year-old taxi driver survived a parang attack from three men below a flyover in Batu Kawan here yesterday.

Unitar student dies, fiancee injured after car crashes into lorry in Besut

By Zarina Abdullah - Friday, April 29, 2016 - 20:57

BESUT: A 24-year-old student was killed while his fiancee suffered head injuries when their car collided head-on with a lorry near Kampung Batang Gergaji, here today.

Gutsy shop owner smashes gunman's face into glass display, takes down robber

By DAWN CHAN - Friday, April 29, 2016 - 20:24

KLANG: A hardcore criminal on police's wanted list was caught after a failed attempt to rob a mobile phone shop in Taman Desa Permai 2, Meru, here today.

Housewife cheats death when lorry crashes into her bedroom

By TEOH PEI YING - Friday, April 29, 2016 - 20:18

TAMPIN: A housewife's decision not to take her regular mid-morning nap in her bedroom probably saved her life today.

Vote Adenan for his many people friendly policies: PM in Lambir

By Roy Goh - Friday, April 29, 2016 - 20:08

MIRI: Prime Minister Datuk Seri Najib Razak said the people needed to pick a party that can form a government that serves their needs when it’s time to cast their votes on May 7.

Perak govt: No water rationing in Kerian for now

By M.Hamzah Jamaludin - Friday, April 29, 2016 - 19:52

IPOH: The Perak government will not implement water rationing in the Kerian district as the water level at Bukit Merah dam has improved from 6.1m on Monday to 6.2m today.

Terengganu MB: I have no powers to award land to anyone

By Zarina Abdullah - Friday, April 29, 2016 - 19:40

KUALA NERUS: Terengganu Menteri Besar Ahmad Razif Abdul Rahman said he had no power to award government land to anyone as there were procedures to be adhered to in the approval process.

Printing of ballot papers for early, postal voters completed: EC

By Bernama - Friday, April 29, 2016 - 19:16

KUCHING: Printing of ballot papers for early and postal voters in the 11th Sarawak state election has been completed.

Court sets 13 days for Rafizi's OSA trial

By Shanti Gunaratnam - Friday, April 29, 2016 - 19:00

KUALA LUMPUR: The Sessions Court has fixed 13 days for the trial of Pandan Member of Parliament Mohd Rafizi Ramli, who has been charged for two offences under Section 8 of the Official Secrets Act (OSA) 1972.

Comprehensive plan needed to build telecommunication towers along Pan Borneo Highway: Salleh

By Bernama - Friday, April 29, 2016 - 18:31

SIBU: The Ministry of Communications and Multimedia will draw out a comprehensive plan to build telecommunication towers to ease connectivity along the Pan Borneo Highway.

Bridge linking Pulau Indah to mainland could be closed for 3 days

By C. Premananthini - Friday, April 29, 2016 - 18:30

SHAH ALAM: The bridge linking Pulau Indah to the mainland may be closed for up to three days.

Penang PKR assemblyman ordered to pay RM280k to Umno lawmakers in defamation case

By BALVIN KAUR - Friday, April 29, 2016 - 18:13

GEORGE TOWN: The High Court here today ordered a Penang PKR assemblyman to pay RM280,000 in damages to four state Umno lawmakers, over a defamatory statement made two years ago.

Malaysian man found dead in Ho Chi Minh hotel room

By FAZLEENA AZIZ - Friday, April 29, 2016 - 18:09

PUTRAJAYA: A 33-year-old Malaysian, Mohd Azhar Abdull Wahab, was found dead in a hotel room in Ho Chi Minh City yesterday.

Anwar gets go-ahead to proceed with 'qazaf' case

By KHAIRAH N. KARIM - Friday, April 29, 2016 - 17:28

KUALA LUMPUR: Former Opposition leader Datuk Seri Anwar Ibrahim can now proceed with his qazaf (making false allegation) case, the Syariah Appeal Court ruled today.

Man pleads not guilty to destroying statues at Ipoh Hindu temple

By RAHMAT KHAIRULRIJAL - Friday, April 29, 2016 - 17:13

IPOH: A 29-year-old man pleaded not guilty at the Sessions Court here today to two charges of destroying statues at a Hindu temple here and possessing a sharp weapon.

New payment system for US visa applicants

Friday, April 29, 2016 - 17:09

KUALA LUMPUR: Starting Tuesday, visa applicants to the United States can pay the fee over-the-counter at any AmBank branch.

Sarawak Election: RM70m bridge to end transportation woes in Telang Usan: DPM

By Bernama - Friday, April 29, 2016 - 16:48

MIRI: Deputy Prime Minister Datuk Seri Dr Ahmad Zahid Hamidi today announced an allocation of RM70 million to build a bridge at Kampung Long Lama which is located at the Telang Usan constituency.

Sarawak Election: Close call on the campaign trail for Rohani as heli door opens mid-flight

By NSTOnline - Friday, April 29, 2016 - 16:27

KUCHING: "Suddenly the wind came blasting into the helicopter, and there was a loud crash next to Reza Rizvy as the door swung open."

PM's aide lashes out at WSJ and S'wak Report for 'vindictive campaign' against M'sia

By Nuradzimmah Daim - Friday, April 29, 2016 - 16:06

KUALA LUMPUR: Prime Minister’s press secretary Datuk Seri Tengku Sariffuddin Tengku Ahmad today lambasted The Wall Street Journal (WSJ) and Sarawak Report (SR) for what he described as a 'vindictive campaign' against Malaysia.

IGP: Police will issue arrest warrant for Muhammad Riduan over custody battle

By Esther Landau - Friday, April 29, 2016 - 16:01

KUCHING: Police will issue a warrant of arrest for Muhammad Riduan Abdullah, the Muslim convert locked in a legal battle with his ex-wife M. Indira Gandhi over the custody of their daughter.

Immigration officer who hit foreign worker in viral video probed for misconduct

By FAZLEENA AZIZ - Friday, April 29, 2016 - 15:46

PUTRAJAYA: A female Immigration enforcement officer who allegedly hit a foreign worker during a raid is currently being investigated for misconduct.

Smaller crowds at DAP ceramahs

By Bernama - Friday, April 29, 2016 - 15:41

KUCHING: The mood seems to have changed in Chinese-dominated constituencies in the Sarawak polls, with thinner crowds at DAP ceramahs, unlike the big turnouts of the past.

32 police reports received since nomination day

By Esther Landau - Friday, April 29, 2016 - 14:57

KUCHING: A total of 32 police reports have been lodged and 23 investigation papers opened since nomination day.

Swak Polls: Early wins indicate weakened opposition, point to BN victory

By Kristy Inus - Friday, April 29, 2016 - 14:21

LAWAS: Prime Minister Datuk Seri Najib Razak said the early wins of two seats uncontested in the Sarawak election was a good sign for Barisan Nasional.

Sarawak Election: Mukah crab entrepreneur excited over prospect of new airport

By Bernama - Friday, April 29, 2016 - 13:19

MUKAH: Crab breeder and entrepreneur Zulkipli Aziz is excited over Prime Minister Datuk Seri Najib Razak’s Budget 2016 announcement last October that the district was going to have a new airport.

Sarawak Election: Najib advises Sarawakians to vote wisely

By Bernama - Friday, April 29, 2016 - 13:06

KUALA LUMPUR: Datuk Seri Najib Razak has advised the people of Sarawak to vote wisely in the 11th state election on May 7.

Two women killed after motorcycle rams head-on with car in Batu Pahat

By Halim Said - Friday, April 29, 2016 - 13:06

BATU PAHAT: Two women were killed when the motorcycle they were on were involved in a head-on collision with a Perodua Myvi at 6.45am today.