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Deputy minister's remains to be flown to Subang tonight

By NST ONLINE - Friday, 6 May 2016.

KUALA LUMPUR: The remains of Deputy Minister of Plantation Industries and Commodities Datuk Noriah Kasnon is expected to arrive at the Subang airbase by tonight.

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Late Terengganu Sultans' personal physician honoured

By ADRIAN DAVID - Friday, May 6, 2016 - 21:00

KUALA TERENGGANU: It was just reward for one of Terengganu’s senior citizens, Datuk Dr Kuljit Singh at the ripe old age of 86.

Search and rescue (SAR) operation extended from Sebuyau to Lingga

By Bernama - Friday, May 6, 2016 - 20:59

SEBUYAU: The search area for the missing five onboard a helicopter that is believed to have crashed yesterday, has been extended to between 50km and 100km from Sungai Batang Lupar to Lingga.

PM expresses sorrow over Noriah's death

By NST ONLINE - Friday, May 6, 2016 - 20:54

KUALA LUMPUR: Prime Minister Datuk Seri Najib Razak expressed his sorrow over the loss of Datuk Noriah Kasnon, who perished in a helicopter crash in Sebuyau, Sarawak, yesterday.

Sebuyau heli crash: Bodyguard's family recalls final text message sent

By ADRIAN DAVID - Friday, May 6, 2016 - 20:36

KUALA NERUS: “I’m not having a great time (flying in a helicopter)”.

Noriah - A life remembered

By Bernama - Friday, May 6, 2016 - 20:21

KUALA LUMPUR: Datuk Noriah Kasnon, 52, a lawyer by training, shot into prominence in politics after being appointed the Information Ministry's Parliamentary secretary in March 2004 after winning the Sungai Besar Parliamentary seat.

Guang Eng leaves Penang MACC office after seven hours

By Audrey Dermawan - Friday, May 6, 2016 - 19:41

GEORGE TOWN: Penang Chief Minister Lim Guan Eng has left the Malaysian Anti-Corruption Commission (MACC) office after seven hours.

Missing helicopter: RMN deploys Sabah diving team to assist SAR

By Bernama - Friday, May 6, 2016 - 19:32

KUALA LUMPUR: The Royal Malaysian Navy (RMN) has deployed its diving team from Sepanggar, Sabah, to Kuching, Sarawak, to assist in the search and rescue operation (SAR) for the missing Eurocopter AS350 helicopter which is believed to have crashed near the Batang Lupar river in Sebuyau.

'Dangerous air humidifier cleaner' never marketed in Malaysia: Health Ministry

By HASHINI KAVISHTRI KANNAN - Friday, May 6, 2016 - 19:14

PUTRAJAYA: The Health Ministry today clarified that cleaning and disinfectant product Oxy Sac Sac has never been marketed in Malaysia.

'Don't insult me by saying I'm being used by BN'

By NST ONLINE - Friday, May 6, 2016 - 19:08

PETALING JAYA: Mazuyin Abd Manan, the grandmother of the DAP candidate for Batu Kitang, has lashed out at claims by the Opposition that she had been ‘used’ by Barisan Nasional.

Kidnap syndicate targeting foreigners smashed with arrest of 11

By PHUAH KEN LIN - Friday, May 6, 2016 - 19:07

GEORGE TOWN: Police have busted a kidnap syndicate that targeted foreign workers, following the arrest of 11 men.

Sebuyau helicopter tragedy: Zahid arrives at Sarawak General Hospital

By AVILA GERALDINE - Friday, May 6, 2016 - 18:01

KUCHING: Deputy Prime Minister Datuk Seri Ahmad Zahid Hamidi turned up at the Sarawak General Hospital following news of the arrival of a body from the Sebuyau helicopter tragedy.

Thai boats disguising as Malaysian vessels busted for diesel smuggling

By ADRIAN DAVID - Friday, May 6, 2016 - 18:00

KEMAMAN: A ruse by two Thai boats, attempting to smuggle out subsidised diesel by disguising themselves by displaying Malaysian flags, did not hold water.

'Phang, KLIDC owner are witnesses, not suspects'

By THARANYA ARUMUGAM - Friday, May 6, 2016 - 17:49

KUALA LUMPUR: The Malaysian Anti-Corruption Commission (MACC) had summoned Phang Li Koon and Kuala Lumpur International Dental Centre (KLIDC) owner Datuk Tang Yong Chew to record their statements as witnesses, not suspects.

Sarawak Election: Full results could be delayed due to weather [VIDEO]

By Bernama - Friday, May 6, 2016 - 17:48

KUCHING: The Election Commission expects the announcement of the full results of Sarawak’s state election tomorrow to be delayed due to the uncertain weather.

Deposit scam lands 10 people in police custody

By PHUAH KEN LIN - Friday, May 6, 2016 - 17:42

GEORGE TOWN: Police have rounded up 10 men for allegedly cheating 30 people in a series of money-lending scams.

Man falls 15 floors to his death during police check

By PHUAH KEN LIN - Friday, May 6, 2016 - 17:38

GEORGE TOWN: A man in his 40s fell to his death from a high-rise building following a routine narcotics operations yesterday.

Msian man to cycle 4,000km to China for charity

By EMBUN MAJID - Friday, May 6, 2016 - 17:29

ALOR STAR: Instead of spending his 49th birthday with his family and friends, David Wu chose instead cycle 4,000km to China.

No revealing outfits please, Muar Buddhist temple tells visitors

By Chong Chee Seong - Friday, May 6, 2016 - 17:25

MUAR: The Muar Ching Giap See Temple, one of the biggest Buddhist temples in Johor, has imposed several new rulings with immediate effect.

Rahman challenges Guan Eng to clarify Penang Tunnel project issues

By Azura Abas - Friday, May 6, 2016 - 17:16

PUTRAJAYA: Barisan Nasional Strategic Communications director Datuk Rahman Dahlan has called on the Penang government to clarify several matters related to the Penang Tunnel project.

Helicopter tragedy: SAR zeroes in on Sebuyau

By SYED UMAR ARIFF - Friday, May 6, 2016 - 17:12

SIMUNJAN: All search and rescue (SAR) assets will be redeployed to Sebuyau following the discovery of a body and debris from the helicopter which went missing yesterday.

Three loan sharks arrested for kidnapping, extortion

By Chuah Bee Kim - Friday, May 6, 2016 - 16:41

JOHOR BARU: Police have arrested three men, believed to be loan sharks, after they allegedly kidnapped a 32-year-old man at a petrol station here on Wednesday at 2pm.

Six Nigerian students held for drug trafficking

By Bernama - Friday, May 6, 2016 - 16:32

SERDANG: Police have arrested six Nigerian private college students for alleged drug trafficking in Serdang, and seized almost 3kg of ganja slabs.

Retrenchment not a concern, especially in civil service

By HASHINI KAVISHTRI KANNAN - Friday, May 6, 2016 - 16:30

PUTRAJAYA: Retrenchment will not be an issue especially in the civil service as the country's economy is continuing to grow.

UiTM denies theses were plagiarised

By Bernama - Friday, May 6, 2016 - 16:27

SHAH ALAM: The allegation by a group of University of Bath graduates that Universiti Teknologi Mara (UiTM) plagiarised their theses which had been uploaded to its institutional repository without their permission is not true.

No grounding of helicopter flights in Sarawak despite tragedy

By Bernama - Friday, May 6, 2016 - 16:20

KOTA BARU: No helicopter services will be grounded in Sarawak despite the tragedy involving a Eurocopter AS350 helicopter in Sebuyau, Sarawak yesterday.

Noriah's children arrive at Kuching airport

By Goh Pei Pei - Friday, May 6, 2016 - 16:00

KUCHING: Deputy Minister of Plantation Industries and Commodities Datuk Noriah Kasnon's children Shafiq Mohd Ishak, 29 and Adam Aidid Mohamad Suhaili, 19 arrived at the VIP lounge in Kuching International Airport (KIA) here at about 3.30pm.

Only BN can preserve Sarawak's unique harmony - Najib

By Bernama - Friday, May 6, 2016 - 15:34

BAU: Prime Minister Datuk Seri Najib Tun Razak today said that only the Barisan Nasional can preserve Sarawak’s unique harmony.

Charred human remains found in burnt car in Hulu Langat

By HANI SHAMIRA SHAHRUDIN - Friday, May 6, 2016 - 15:09

KAJANG: Police are seeking the family of 43-year-old R. Mathialagan to assist their investigation into the discovery of charred remains found in the boot of a burnt car yesterday.

Bungalow seller Phang, KLIDC owner meet MACC

By Bernama - Friday, May 6, 2016 - 14:59

PUTRAJAYA: The woman who sold a bungalow to Penang Chief Minister Lim Guan Eng and the owner of the company which bought land in Taman Manggis, George Town, today gave their statements to the Malaysian Anti-Corruption Commission here.

I've not been told of sacking by Pas, says Husam

By Sharifah Mahsinah Abdullah - Friday, May 6, 2016 - 14:22

KOTA BARU: Former Pas vice-president Datuk Husam Musa says said he has yet to receive any official notice of him being sacked from the party.