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Still snatching away

By Faisal Asyraf and Zahratulhayat Mat Arif - Monday, 30 May 2016.

‘SAFE CITY’: The number of snatch thefts is on the rise and this is causing concern among the public and the Malaysia Crime Prevention Foundation. But, is it a problem solely for the police to resolve? Faisal Asyraf and Zahratulhayat Mat Arif report

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Crime robs whole families

By Sharifah Mahsinah Abdullah - Monday, May 30, 2016 - 11:05

Mohamad Saifullah Mat Zani is only 18, but his responsibilities weigh heavily on his shoulders.

Celebrating Gawai with 'Renai' (video)

By ADIB POVERA - Monday, May 30, 2016 - 09:05

EVERY year, Malaysians in Sarawak and Sabah will return to their hometowns to be with their families and loved ones for the annual rice harvest celebration, a time for indigenous communities to celebrate the padi spirits for the bounteous harvest.

Strong winds and rough seas off Perlis and Kedah until Tuesday

By Bernama - Monday, May 30, 2016 - 01:06

KUALA LUMPUR: Strong south-westerly winds between 40 and 50km per hour with high waves of up to 3.5 metres are expected in the waters off Perlis and Kedah until this Tuesday.

Leisure island gets latest luxury landmark in the form of St Regis Langkawi

By MELISSA DARLYNE CHOW - Sunday, May 29, 2016 - 19:15

LANGKAWI: Langkawi's newest landmark, the St Regis Langkawi has the potential to draw upmarket tourists to the popular vacation island, said Prime Minister Datuk Seri Najib Razak.

MIC party polls to be after GE14

By Bernama - Sunday, May 29, 2016 - 18:12

SUBANG JAYA: The MIC’s Extraordinary General Meeting held here today approved the party polls to he held after the 14th General Election (GE14).

DPM Zahid arrives in Tokyo for 5-day working visit

By Bernama - Sunday, May 29, 2016 - 17:34

TOKYO: Malaysian Deputy Prime Minister Datuk Seri Dr Ahmad Zahid Hamidi arrived here Sunday to begin a five-day working visit to Japan, aimed at fostering greater bilateral relations with the world’s third largest economy.

Candidate's absence from campaigning is not an issue, says Khairy

By Bernama - Sunday, May 29, 2016 - 16:40

KUALA KANGSAR: The absence of the Barisan Nasional (BN) candidate Datin Mastura Mohd Yazid during the campaign for the Kuala Kangsar parliamentary by-election, should not be made an issue by any party, including the opposition.

No, I don't have a stroke, says Pandikar on health rumours

By Farezza Hanum Rashid - Sunday, May 29, 2016 - 15:30

PETALING JAYA: Rumours claiming that Dewan Rakyat Speaker Tan Sri Pandikar Amin Mulia is undergoing major surgery following a stroke, are false.

Subra to resign from Cabinet if 'hudud' enters legal system

By HANA NAZ HARUN - Sunday, May 29, 2016 - 15:05

SUBANG: MIC president Datuk Seri Dr S. Subramaniam will resign from the Cabinet if efforts to stop hudud law from making its way into the country's legal system fails.

Rival MIC groups square off in hotel at party's EGM

By HANA NAZ HARUN - Sunday, May 29, 2016 - 13:07

SUBANG: MIC's extraordinary general meeting (EGM) was disrupted when a group of people, allegedly supporters of former president Datuk Seri G. Palanivel caused a ruckus outside the hall.

Penang waters believed to be affected by oil spill

By BALVIN KAUR - Sunday, May 29, 2016 - 13:04

GEORGE TOWN: The black, slimy residue spotted along the waters of the north coast of Penang island early yesterday is believed to be an oil spill.

Zoo kills gorilla after boy falls into enclosure

By AFP - Sunday, May 29, 2016 - 08:34

WASHINGTON: Workers at the Cincinnati Zoo in the US state of Ohio shot and killed a gorilla on Saturday after a three-year-old boy fell into its enclosure, officials said.

Nigerian-Malaysian teen making waves on local cycling scene

By ARNAZ M. KHAIRUL - Sunday, May 29, 2016 - 08:23

KUALA LUMPUR: He arrived on the scene to mysterious glances, his curled locks and features had already set Mohd Azim Ibrahim apart from the rest of the young cyclists bidding to make a career in the sport.

Zahid: Former leaders should know when their time is up

By Nik Imran Abdullah and T.N. Alagesh - Saturday, May 28, 2016 - 23:36

KUANTAN: Those who have passed their time as leaders should allow the current leadership to run Umno, Deputy Prime Minister Datuk Seri Dr Ahmad Zahid Hamidi said tonight.

Mara's business developments should not be seen as a racial agenda

By Bernama - Saturday, May 28, 2016 - 22:19

KANGAR: The establishment or development of any entity initiated by Majlis Amanah Rakyat (Mara) should not be questioned by any party, let alone be labelled as one-sided with racist motives, said Rural and Regional Development Minister Datuk Seri Ismail Sabri Yaakob.

It's not hudud, says Hadi on Private Member's Bill

By TASNIM LOKMAN - Saturday, May 28, 2016 - 19:55

KUALA LUMPUR: Pas' Private Member's Bill tabled in Parliament is not meant to introduce hudud law in Kelantan but only to expand the range of punishments that can be imposed in the Syariah Courts.

Media should not confuse the public, says Salleh

By Bernama - Saturday, May 28, 2016 - 19:38

KOTA KINABALU: Communications and Multimedia Minister Datuk Seri Dr Salleh Said Keruak reminded local media practitioners to deliver information accurately and not to confuse the people.

PBS: Pas' Private Members Bill should not have been allowed

By Kristy Inus - Saturday, May 28, 2016 - 18:48

KOTA KINABALU: Pas' Private Members Bill on Syariah amendment should not have been allowed in Parliament, said Parti Bersatu Sabah president Tan Sri Joseph Pairin Kitingan.

Liow: I'll quit if Pas' Private Member's Bill is passed

By HANA NAZ HARUN and TASNIM LOKMAN - Saturday, May 28, 2016 - 18:25

KUALA LUMPUR: Transport Minister Datuk Seri Liow Tiong Lai has threatened to resign from the Cabinet if Pas’ Private Member’s Bill is passed in Parliament.

Pan Borneo Highway to have far reaching impact on Sabahans, says Najib

By Roy Goh - Saturday, May 28, 2016 - 17:05

TAWAU: The Pan Borneo Highway will have far reaching impact for the people across Sabah, Prime Minister Datuk Seri Najib Razak said.

Zahid greets arrival of 68 Syrian refugees

By Veena Babulal - Saturday, May 28, 2016 - 15:40

KUALA LUMPUR: A total of 68 Syrian refugees from 18 families arrived from Beirut, Lebanon, via an AirAsia flight at the Royal Malaysian Air Force base in Subang at 11.15am, here today.

PM launches Tun Sharifah Rodziah sea base

By AVILA GERALDINE - Saturday, May 28, 2016 - 13:29

SEMPORNA: Prime Minister Datuk Seri Najib Razak today launched the Tun Sharifah Rodziah sea basing forward base located off the Semporna coast.

Small WWII-era plane crashes in Hudson River; body recovered

By AP - Saturday, May 28, 2016 - 12:08

NEW YORK: A small World War II vintage plane taking part in celebrations of its 75th anniversary flew a partial loop while smoke spewed from it and then crashed in the Hudson River between New York and New Jersey on Friday, and divers recovered a body from its sunken wreckage, police and witnesses s

Malacca CM escapes unhurt in car accident

By Kelly Koh - Saturday, May 28, 2016 - 11:36

Obama wraps up historic Asia trip

By AFP - Saturday, May 28, 2016 - 10:50

WASHINGTON: US President Barack Obama on Friday wrapped up a historic trip to Asia, where he sought to deepen US involvement by boosting ties to former adversaries in the region.

Dr. Heimlich, 96, uses his maneuver to save choking woman

By AP - Saturday, May 28, 2016 - 10:20

CINCINNATI: The 96-year-old retired chest surgeon credited with developing the namesake Heimlich maneuver has used it to save a woman choking on food at his senior living center.

Private firm hired to hunt for EgyptAir black boxes

By AFP - Saturday, May 28, 2016 - 08:43

CAIRO: Egypt hired a private firm Friday to help in the hunt for the black boxes from the EgyptAir plane that crashed last week en route from Paris to Cairo, authorities said.

Najib arrives in Tawau for two-day working visit

By Bernama - Saturday, May 28, 2016 - 01:34

TAWAU: Prime Minister Datuk Seri Najib Tun Razak arrived in Tawau tonight for a two-day working visit to Sabah.

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.