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Budiman Mohd Zohdi is BN candidate for Sg Besar by-election

By FERNANDO FONG - Friday, 27 May 2016.

SUNGAI BESAR: Sungai Panjang assemblyman Budiman Mohd Zohdi, 44, is the Barisan Nasional (BN) candidate for the Sungai Besar (P093) by-election.


Pas unveils Perak Muslimat chief as Kuala Kangsar by-election candidate

By Sylvia Looi - Friday, May 27, 2016 - 23:46

KUALA KANGSAR: Perak Pas Muslimat chief Dr Najihatusalehah Ahmad has been chosen to represent the party in the Kuala Kangsar by-election.

BN's Sg Besar candidate confident of wooing Chinese voters

By FERNANDO FONG - Friday, May 27, 2016 - 23:44

SUNGAI BESAR: Sungai Panjang assemblyman Budiman Mohd Zohdi, the Barisan Nasional (BN) candidate for the Sungai Besar by-election, is confident of garnering Chinese support.

Meru assemblyman to spearhead Pas challenge for Sg Besar by-election

By Nuradzimmah Daim - Friday, May 27, 2016 - 23:42

SUNGAI BESAR: Meru assemblyman Dr Abdul Rani Osman, 58, is Pas' candidate for the Sungai Besar by-election.

Police to quiz assemblyman over assault

By Bernama - Friday, May 27, 2016 - 20:18

ALOR SETAR: Kedah police will be questioning a state assemblyman over an assault case, a video clip of which has now gone viral on social media.

BN wants to carry Sarawak momentum into coming by-elections

By ARNAZ M. KHAIRUL - Friday, May 27, 2016 - 19:04

KUALA LUMPUR: Umno hopes that Barisan Nasional's convincing victory in the recent Sarawak polls will provide the momentum needed to succeed in the coming elections.

Obama makes history with Hiroshima visit

By AFP - Friday, May 27, 2016 - 18:32

HIROSHIMA: Barack Obama paid moving tribute to victims of the first atomic bomb Friday and called for a world free of nuclear weapons, during a historic and emotional visit to Hiroshima.

Malaysia will not acknowledge, entertain any claims on Sabah, says Foreign Ministry

By FAZLEENA AZIZ - Friday, May 27, 2016 - 18:05

KUALA LUMPUR: Malaysia has reiterated its stand that it will not acknowledge or entertain any claims on Sabah.

MCA, MIC, SUPP, Gerakan lash out at tabling of 'hudud' bill

By FAZLEENA AZIZ - Friday, May 27, 2016 - 17:46

PUTRAJAYA: The tabling of the Private Member’s Bill by Pas president Datuk Seri Hadi Awang was not discussed with the Cabinet or the Barisan Nasional Supreme Council.

Kedah exco man quits MCA to protest against hudud bill issue

By MELISSA DARLYNE CHOW - Friday, May 27, 2016 - 17:12

SUNGAI PETANI: Kedah state executive councillor Datuk Dr Leong Yong Kong today announced his resignation from MCA, as a mark of protest against Pas' hudud bill issue.

(Football) Manchester United make Mourinho official

By AFP - Friday, May 27, 2016 - 16:48

MANCHESTER: Manchester United on Friday officially named Jose Mourinho as their new manager following five days of talks since sacking Louis van Gaal.

Forget Sg Besar, K. Kangsar; Pas won't work with Pakatan anymore

By Bernama - Friday, May 27, 2016 - 16:47

MARANG: PAS is firm on its stand and will not negotiate with Pakatan Harapan to have the latter’s candidates be fielded in the Sungai Besar and Kuala Kangsar parliamentary by-elections next month.

Hadi says DAP wants to be enemy of Islam

By Bernama - Friday, May 27, 2016 - 16:26

MARANG: PAS president Datuk Seri Abdul Hadi Awang said the action of DAP lawmakers disputing his tabling of a Private Member’s Bill in the Dewan Rakyat yesterday on the Syariah Courts (Criminal Jurisdiction) (Amendment) Bill 2016 was unbecoming and showed that DAP wanted to be enemies with Islam.

Obama hails the 'great alliance' with Japan ahead of Hiroshima visit

By AFP - Friday, May 27, 2016 - 15:41

IWAKUNI: President Barack Obama hailed the “great alliance” between the United States and Japan Friday, just hours ahead of his historic visit to Hiroshima.

Chinese, Malaysians charged after large Australia drug haul

By AFP - Friday, May 27, 2016 - 13:39

SYDNEY: Fourteen suspected members of an international drug ring were charged in Australia Friday over a Aus$200 million (US$145 million) seizure of the drug ice, police said.

Teen sentenced to 12 years jail for planning terror attacks in Msia

By Shanti Gunaratnam - Friday, May 27, 2016 - 12:26

KUALA LUMPUR: The High Court today sent a juvenile offender to 12 years jail for his role in planning terror attacks on government buildings, entertainment outlets and nightclub.

Police to record Tun M's statement over Agong house arrest claim

By FAISAL ASYRAF - Friday, May 27, 2016 - 12:05

KUALA LUMPUR: Police are waiting for the right time to record a statement from Tun Dr Mahathir Mohamad over his allegation that the government had placed the Yang di-Pertuan Agong and other Rulers under house arrest.

Situation back to normal at KLIA

By HASHINI KAVISHTRI KANNAN - Friday, May 27, 2016 - 11:42

SEPANG: The situation at the Kuala Lumpur International Airport (KLIA) has returned to normal as one of its aerotrains is now up and running.

Ringgit strengthens against US dollar at opening

By Bernama - Friday, May 27, 2016 - 10:41

KUALA LUMPUR: The ringgit strengthened against the US dollar at opening today riding on the optimism over a continuous improvement in oil prices, dealers said.

Amanah will analyse Pas' Private Member's Bill on hudud: Khalid

By TASNIM LOKMAN - Thursday, May 26, 2016 - 21:53

KUALA LUMPUR: Amanah will analyse Pas’ Private Member's Bill on hudud, and support it if it benefits Islam, said Amanah communication director Khalid Samad.

DAP not anti-Islam or anti-Syariah, just defending constitution: Guan Eng

By TASNIM LOKMAN - Thursday, May 26, 2016 - 21:23

KUALA LUMPUR: DAP said that it is not anti-Islam or anti-Syariah, but was defending the principles of the Federal Constitution when it disagreed on Pas’ bid to amend the constitution to implement hudud law in Kelantan

Cooperation between Umno and Pas exists, says Nik Abduh

By TASNIM LOKMAN - Thursday, May 26, 2016 - 20:35

KUALA LUMPUR: Pas admits that cooperation between BN and Pas does exist, and among them was the tabling of this Private Member's Bill on the implementation of Islamic law in the state.

Hudud law will only apply to Muslims in Kelantan, says Zahid

By KOI KYE LEE - Thursday, May 26, 2016 - 18:57

KUALA LUMPUR: The bill for Pas to implement hudud law is only applicable to Muslims in Kelantan.

We need more time to debate hudud bill, says Hadi

By TASNIM LOKMAN - Thursday, May 26, 2016 - 16:10

KUALA LUMPUR: Pas president Datuk Seri Abdul Hadi Awang said he had requested for the tabling of the 'hudud' bill to be postponed due to time constraints.

Rafizi to lodge MACC report over graft claims within Selangor govt

By SYED UMAR ARIFF - Thursday, May 26, 2016 - 14:29

KUALA LUMPUR: PKR vice-president Rafizi Ramli will lodge a report with the Malaysian Anti-Corruption Commission (MACC) on Monday following allegations of graft taking place in the Selangor state government.

GLCs, G20 shine in implementation of Bumiputera Empowerment Agenda initiatives

By TASNIM LOKMAN - Thursday, May 26, 2016 - 14:15

KUALA LUMPUR: Five government-linked investment companies (GLICs) and 17 government -linked companies (GLCs) or G20, have passed their Key Performance Indicators (KPI) in implementing key initiatives for the Bumiputera Empowerment Agenda (BEA) for 2015.

More debris found with possible MH370 link: Australia

By AFP - Thursday, May 26, 2016 - 13:30

SYDNEY: Three new pieces of debris have been found in Mauritius and in Mozambique that could be linked to missing Malaysia Airlines flight MH370, Australia’s transport minister said Thursday.

1MDB's fine payment marks end of BNM investigations

By RUPA DAMODARAN - Thursday, May 26, 2016 - 12:36

KUALA LUMPUR: Bank Negara Malaysia governor Datuk Muhammad Ibrahim said the fine paid by 1Malaysia Development Bhd (1MDB) for non-compliance marks the end of the central bank's investigation.

Shafee's defamation suit against Bar & members thrown out

By HIDIR REDUAN - Thursday, May 26, 2016 - 12:20

KUALA LUMPUR: The High Court threw out a defamation suit by veteran lawyer Tan Sri Dr Muhammad Shafee Abdullah against the Malaysian Bar and its three senior members over his post-Sodomy 2 conduct.

Brent crude surpasses US$50 a barrel for first time this year

By AFP - Thursday, May 26, 2016 - 12:18

SINGAPORE: Brent crude passed US$50 a barrel for the first time in 2016 on Thursday after data showed a fall in US crude inventories, adding to expectations of a tightening global market.

Sabah's Tun Mustapha Marine Park gazetted for conservation

By Roy Goh - Thursday, May 26, 2016 - 12:01

KOTA KINABALU: Malaysia's biggest marine park located north of Sabah has been gazetted, promising better protection and conservation.