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Sarawak govt will consider extending Guan Eng and Azmin's stay in the state

By ADIB POVERA - Saturday, 30 April 2016.

KUCHING: The Sarawak government is willing to consider extending the stay of DAP secretary general Lim Guan Eng and PKR deputy president Datuk Seri Azmin Ali in the state.

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Ringgit likely to trade higher next week

By Bernama - Saturday, April 30, 2016 - 10:19

KUALA LUMPUR: The ringgit is expected to trend higher next week, supported by positive catalysts including the appointment of a new Bank Negara Malaysia Governor and good Economic Transformation Programme highlights.

Needs of the Chinese given priority, says DPM Zahid

By Bernama - Saturday, April 30, 2016 - 00:39

MIRI: The needs of the Chinese community will continue to be given priority and the RM500,000 allocated for the upgrading of two Chinese schools here is a good indication said Datuk Seri Ahmad Zahid Hamidi.

Education Ministry issues circular on safety precaution to avoid snakes

By Bernama - Saturday, April 30, 2016 - 00:06

SERDANG: The Education Ministry has issued a circular to remind schools of steps to be taken as safety precaution in particular in avoiding venomous snakes.

I'll do it my way: Adenan

By NST ONLINE - Friday, April 29, 2016 - 23:54

KUCHING: Chief Minister Tan Sri Adenan Satem assured Sarawakians, especially those from the Chinese community that he was leading the state in his own way without interference from others.

BN expected to win 68 out of 82 seats in Sarawak election: Abang Johari

By SYED UMAR AND AVILA GERALDINE - Friday, April 29, 2016 - 22:51

KUCHING: Barisan Nasional is expected to win at least 68 seats out of 82, based on a recent ground feedback.

RM743 Million allocated to build roads in rural areas of Sarawak: Zahid

By Bernama - Friday, April 29, 2016 - 22:39

MIRI: The government has allocated RM743 million for the construction of roads in the rural areas of Sarawak under the Armed Forces Jiwa Murni programme said Deputy Prime Minister Datuk Seri Dr Ahmad Zahid Hamidi.

Nazri: BN will not cease wooing Chinese community

By Bernama - Friday, April 29, 2016 - 22:26

KUCHING: BN would not cease wooing Chinese voters in constituencies considered impenetrable, said Tourism and Culture Minister Datuk Seri Mohamed Nazri Abdul Aziz.

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.

Zeti clocks out as Bank Negara Governor for the last time

By ZARINA ZAKARIAH - Friday, April 29, 2016 - 20:40

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.

Norway police says no survivors yet found after helicopter crash

By Reuters - Friday, April 29, 2016 - 20:14

OSLO: No survivors have so far been found following the helicopter crash off the coast of Norway on Friday, police told Reuters.

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.

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.

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.

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.

32 police reports received since nomination day [VIDEO]

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: 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.

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.

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.

Independents can't get much done and are in it only for the money

By HANA NAZ HARUN - Friday, April 29, 2016 - 10:52

KUALA LUMPURL: Along the charming stretch of Jalan Tun Abang Haji Openg near Padang Merdeka lies the oldest tree in Kuching, or so I was told.

Coroner identifies Apple employee found dead with gun near his body

By Reuters - Friday, April 29, 2016 - 08:41

The Apple Inc employee found dead at the company’s California headquarters was Edward Mackowiak, 25, the Santa Clara Coroner’s office said Thursday.

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.

Zahid: Government will announce "important decision" on foreign workers in due course

By KOI KYE LEE - Thursday, April 28, 2016 - 23:35

PETALING JAYA: The government understands the crucial need for businesses to hire foreign workers, especially for those sectors facing a shortage of manpower.

New Tabung Haji Group MD, CEO pays tribute to Ismee Ismail

By NST - Thursday, April 28, 2016 - 21:20

KUALA LUMPUR: Datuk Johan Abdullah today paid tribute to Tan Sri Ismee Ismail, for blazing the path which has led Tabung Haji to the heights it has achieved today.

Plans underway to place KL among world's top 10 most-connected cities

By Veena Babulal - Thursday, April 28, 2016 - 20:42

KUALA LUMPUR: City Hall is embarking on an initiative to transform KL into one of the world's top 10 most connected cities within the next three years.

5 arrested over security threat in Sabah: Nur Jazlan

By Bernama - Thursday, April 28, 2016 - 20:06

KUALA LUMPUR: The Home Ministry’s monitoring of possible activities to extend the Sulu sultanate influence in Sabah has led to the arrest of five people, said Deputy Minister Datuk Nur Jazlan Mohamed.

Chong Wei checks into Badminton Asia Championships q-finals

By Fabian Peter - Thursday, April 28, 2016 - 19:00

LEE Chong Wei checked into the quarter-finals of the Badminton Asia Championships today following a 23-21, 21-12 win over Hong Kong's Vincent Wong in the second round.

Pacquiao shocked at Islamic militant kidnap claim

By AFP - Thursday, April 28, 2016 - 18:45

MANILA: Philippine boxing legend Manny Pacquiao expressed shock Thursday at President Benigno Aquino’s claim that Islamic militants planned to kidnap him, and said the alleged plot should not have been made public.

(PROFILE) Tabung Haji's new Group MD & CEO Datuk Johan Abdullah

By NSTOnline - Thursday, April 28, 2016 - 14:28

KUALA LUMPUR: Datuk Johan Abdullah was today announced as the new Tabung Haji Group Managing Director and Chief Executive Officer.