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Proposal to sack Muhyiddin, Mukhriz from Umno to be made after Sarawak polls: Nazri

By ADIB POVERA - Friday, 29 April 2016.

KUCHING: Umno Supreme Council member Datuk Seri Mohamed Nazri Aziz will propose for the expulsion of former Deputy Prime Minister Tan Sri Muhyiddin Yassin and former Menteri Besar Kedah Datuk Seri Mukhriz Mahathir from the party.

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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.

Start water rationing now, Span urges Perak government

By Raja Khalidatul Asrin - Friday, April 29, 2016 - 12:47

BUKIT MERAH: National Water Services Commission (Span) commissioner Professor Datuk Dr N. Marimuthu has urged the Perak government to start water rationing here instead of waiting for the water level at the Bukit Merah dam to reach worse levels.

PM Najib arrives in Lawas

By Kristy Inus - Friday, April 29, 2016 - 12:13

LAWAS: Prime Minister Datuk Seri Najib Razak arrived at a public park here at 11.35am for a gathering with locals.

Ops Noda nabs 51 foreign women at karaoke joint in JB

By Halim Said - Friday, April 29, 2016 - 12:04

JOHOR BARU: A total of 51 foreign women, comprising Vietnamese and Chinese nationals, were arrested during a midnight police raid at a karaoke outlet in Taman Sentosa here.

Sarawak Election: Heavy rains in Miri grounds itineraries of PM, DPM

By Roy Goh - Friday, April 29, 2016 - 11:58

MIRI: Heavy rains here have put a damper on a series of scheduled visits by Prime Minister Datuk Seri Najib Razak and Deputy Prime Minister Datuk Seri Dr Ahmad Zahid Hamidi.

Man dies when car rams headlong into bus

By EMBUN MAJID‎ - Friday, April 29, 2016 - 11:55

ALOR STAR: A 20-year-old man died when a car he was driving was involved in a head-on-collision with a bus at Simpang Empat near here this morning.

Hearty meal for RM3.20

By Shangitha Sadayan - Friday, April 29, 2016 - 11:52

GEORGE TOWN: It is not often you can get a wholesome meal for RM3.20. But Pak Wan Chik, 38, who runs Cafe Indah inside Universiti Sains Malaysia’s (USM) Minden campus here has made this possible.

Iranian man caught growing ganja plants at Cheras condo balcony

By Hariz Mohd - Friday, April 29, 2016 - 11:44

KUALA LUMPUR: City police on Thursday seized eight ganja plants from a condominium at Bandar Sri Permaisuri in Cheras, here.

Police take down suspected burglars after high speed chase in Penang

By PHUAH KEN LIN - Friday, April 29, 2016 - 11:34

GEORGE TOWN: Police have detained two men for their alleged involvement in a high speed chase which saw them ramming their car into a police MPV.

Federal Court orders IGP to arrest Indira Gandhi's ex-husband

By HIDIR REDUAN - Friday, April 29, 2016 - 11:17

PUTRAJAYA: The Federal Court has ordered the Inspector-General of Police (IGP) to arrest Muslim convert Muhammad Riduan Abdullah for refusing to hand over his youngest child to ex-wife M. Indira Gandhi.

MMEA intercept boat with 44 illegal immigrants in Perak waters

By M. HAMZAH JAMALUDIN - Friday, April 29, 2016 - 11:06

LUMUT: The Malaysian Maritime Enforcement Agency (MMEA) has foiled an attempt to smuggle out 44 illegal Indonesian immigrants to the republic when they intercepted a fishing boat off Pulau Jarak near here yesterday.

Man arrested for allegedly insulting Islam in FB post

By M. HAMZAH JAMALUDIN - Friday, April 29, 2016 - 10:58

IPOH: Police have arrested a 38-year-old man in Kamunting, Taiping for uploading a provocative Facebook posting that insulted Islam.

DAP lawmaker acquitted and discharged over sedition

By BALVIN KAUR - Friday, April 29, 2016 - 10:48

GEORGE TOWN: A Sessions Court here acquitted and discharged Seri Delima assemblyman R.S.N Rayer from a sedition charge over his "Celaka Umno" remark at a ceramah two years ago.

Koperasi Hartanah Malaysia chief executive, wife, friend charged with 35 counts of money laundering

By Bernama - Friday, April 29, 2016 - 01:15

PETALING JAYA: The Koperasi Hartanah Malaysia Bhd (KOHAMA) chief executive, wife and a woman friend were charged in the Sessions Court here today, with 35 counts of money laundering amounting to RM2.1 million.