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MACC confirms arrest of Guan Eng and Phang

By BALVIN KAUR - Wednesday, 29 June 2016.

KUALA LUMPUR: The Malaysian Anti-Corruption Commission (MACC) has confirmed that it has arrested Penang Chief Minister Lim Guan Eng as well as businesswoman Phang Li Koon.

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Don't 'give face' to those claiming to be terrorists, says IGP

By ZAHRATULHAYAT MAT ARIF - Thursday, June 30, 2016 - 01:27

KUALA LUMPUR: Do not freely accord recognition to those taking responsibility for terrorist attacks, said Inspector-General of Police Tan Sri Khalid Abu Bakar.

DAP supporters hold vigil outside Penang MACC headquarters

By BALVIN KAUR - Wednesday, June 29, 2016 - 23:54

GEORGE TOWN: The crowd of DAP supporters keeping vigil outside the state Malaysian Anti-Corruption Commission (MACC) headquarters here, is growing steadily.

Penang DAP to hold emergency meeting tomorrow

By Bernama - Wednesday, June 29, 2016 - 23:46

GEORGE TOWN: Penang DAP will be holding an emergency meeting tomorrow following the detention of party secretary-general Lim Guan Eng by the Malaysian Anti-Corruption Commission (MACC) today.

PKR, PAN voice support for Guan Eng

By Audrey Dermawan - Wednesday, June 29, 2016 - 23:16

GEORGE TOWN: DAP's allies - PKR and Parti Amanah Negara - have voiced their support for Penang Chief Minister Lim Guan Eng, who was arrested earlier today.

PMO: Pahang mufti statement not a fatwa, only personal opinion

By Bernama - Wednesday, June 29, 2016 - 23:03

KUALA LUMPUR: The cabinet is of the view that Pahang Mufti Datuk Seri Dr Abdul Rahman Osman’s statement on ‘kafir harbi’ (non-believers opposed to Islam) was just an opinion, and not a fatwa.

Pahang mufti to be investigated under Sedition Act for 'kafir harbi' statement

By Bernama - Wednesday, June 29, 2016 - 21:21

KUALA LUMPUR: Police have opened investigation papers under the Sedition Act over Pahang Mufti Datuk Seri Dr Abdul Rahman Osman’s statement on the term ‘kafir harbi’ (non-believers who are against Islam).

Police investigating eight cases involving Dr Mahathir

By ZAHRATULHAYAT MAT ARIF - Wednesday, June 29, 2016 - 20:49

KUALA LUMPUR: Police are investigating eight cases involving former prime minister Tun Dr Mahathir Mohamad.

Guan Eng arrives at MACC headquarters following arrest rumours

By BALVIN KAUR - Wednesday, June 29, 2016 - 19:03

GEORGE TOWN: Penang Chief Minister Lim Guan Eng was brought by Malaysian Anti-Corruption Commission (MACC) officers to the anti-graft agency’s headquarters in Jalan Sultan Ahmad Shah this evening.

Phang Li Koon arrested, sources claim

By BALVIN KAUR - Wednesday, June 29, 2016 - 18:46

GEORGE TOWN: Businesswoman Phang Li Khoon, who sold her Jalan Pinhorn bungalow to Penang Chief Minister Lim Guan Eng, is believed to have been arrested by Malaysian Anti-Corruption Commission (MACC) officers this afternoon.

Guan Eng arrested for corruption, says Kit Siang

By Audrey Dermawan - Wednesday, June 29, 2016 - 18:20

GEORGE TOWN: A warrant of arrest against Penang Chief Minister Lim Guan Eng has been issued.

[BREAKING] MACC officers seen entering Guan Eng's Komtar office

By Audrey Dermawan - Wednesday, June 29, 2016 - 17:34

GEORGE TOWN: Several men, believed to be Malaysian Anti-Corruption Commission (MACC) officers, were spotted entering Penang Chief Minister Lim Guan Eng's office at level 28 Komtar a while ago.

Gunman shot dead by police in USJ stand-off [VIDEO]

By HANI SHAMIRA SHAHRUDIN - Wednesday, June 29, 2016 - 16:25

SUBANG JAYA: A man high on police's wanted list was shot dead when he attempted to open fire on a team of policemen at Jalan USJ11/1D here today.

It takes more than academic results to manage a country, Najib tells Perdana Fellowship participants

By Azura Abas - Wednesday, June 29, 2016 - 15:00

PUTRAJAYA: The Perdana Fellowship programme offers selected young Malaysians rare insights on how a country is governed, Prime Minister Datuk Seri Najib Razak said.

No flight cancellations to Istanbul from KLIA following suicide attacks

By BILQIS BAHARI - Wednesday, June 29, 2016 - 12:57

SEPANG: There are no flight cancellations at the Kuala Lumpur International Airport (KLIA) to Istanbul at the moment, following the deadly suicide bombing attacks at the Ataturk International Airport in Istanbul.

Man shot five times in murder attempt along KL-Seremban highway [VIDEO]

By HANI SHAMIRA SHAHRUDIN - Wednesday, June 29, 2016 - 11:27

KUALA LUMPUR: A company executive became the target of a hitman today, taking five bullets in a drive-by shooting along the KL-Seremban highway.

Malaysia condemns attack on Istanbul airport, calls for unity among Muslims

By THARANYA ARUMUGAM and SITI NURSURAYA ALI - Wednesday, June 29, 2016 - 10:42

KUALA LUMPUR: Prime Minister Datuk Seri Najib Razak today condemned in the strongest terms the terrorist attack on Istanbul’s Ataturk airport, and called on Muslim countries to unite in combating terrorism.

Turkish PM says first signs in Istanbul attack point to IS

By AFP - Wednesday, June 29, 2016 - 09:21

ISTANBUL: Turkish Prime Minister Binali Yildirim said Wednesday that early signs suggested the Islamic State group was behind a triple suicide bombing at Istanbul airport, as he announced the death toll in the attack had risen to 36.

Witness says attacker "randomly opened fire" before Istanbul airport blasts [VIDEO]

By Reuters - Wednesday, June 29, 2016 - 08:41

ISTANBUL: One of the attackers in a multiple suicide bombing at Istanbul’s main international airport on Tuesday “randomly opened fire” as he walked through the terminal building, shortly before three explosions, an eyewitness told Reuters.

UPDATE: 31 killed, some 150 hurt in explosions at Istanbul's Ataturk airport [VIDEO]

By Reuters - Wednesday, June 29, 2016 - 05:55

ISTANBUL: Three suicide bombers opened fire then blew themselves up in Istanbul's main international airport on Tuesday, killing 36 people and wounding close to 150 in what Turkey's prime minister said appeared to have been an attack by Islamic State militants.

Diphtheria claims third death in Malaysia, this time in Sabah

By OLIVIA MIWIL - Wednesday, June 29, 2016 - 00:49

KOTA KINABALU: Malaysia has recorded its third death from diphtheria, this time involving a three-year-old boy from Menggatal.

1,000 witness fiery Gerakan-DAP debate in Penang

By Phua Ken Lin - Tuesday, June 28, 2016 - 22:59

GEORGE TOWN: Around 1,000 people packed the Caring Society Complex main hall tonight to witness a fiery debate between Gerakan secretary-general Datuk Liang Teik Meng and Penang executive councillor Lim Hock Seng.

Explosion: Wedding anniversary celebration turns awry for couple

By Bernama - Tuesday, June 28, 2016 - 12:55

KUALA LUMPUR: A surprise wedding anniversary celebration arranged by a man for his wife ended in a tragedy when the couple were among eight people injured in an explosion which occurred at an entertainment outlet in Puchong early today.

Sufficient British Pound Sterling available

By B. SURESH RAM - Tuesday, June 28, 2016 - 10:04

KUALA LUMPUR: There is sufficient supply of British Pound Sterling in the market to meet the current demand.

(Euro 2016) Iceland celebrates biggest victory with win over England

By AP - Tuesday, June 28, 2016 - 09:09

NICE: Aron Gunnarsson, every inch the bearded Viking, ran shirtless toward the Iceland fans and led them in their victory chants.

[VIDEO] At least six injured in Puchong nightclub attack

By Hariz Mohd - Tuesday, June 28, 2016 - 08:48

SUBANG JAYA: At least six people were injured in an incident believed to be petrol bomb attack at a night club in Puchong, here, early this morning.

TMJ names daughter Tunku Khalsom Aminah Sofiah

By Bernama - Monday, June 27, 2016 - 23:19

JOHOR BAHARU: The first child of Tunku Mahkota Johor Tunku Ismail Sultan Ibrahim who was born two days ago, has been named Yang Amat Mulia Tunku Khalsom Aminah Sofiah.

No retraction or apology over kafir statement says Pahang Mufti

By Bernama - Monday, June 27, 2016 - 23:00

KUANTAN: Pahang Mufti Datuk Seri Dr Abdul Rahman Osman today insisted that he would neither retract his statement nor apologise to DAP over his earlier remarks labelling DAP as ‘kafir harbi’.

Hishammuddin: RMAF plane not intercepted by Indonesian jets

By Bernama - Monday, June 27, 2016 - 21:44

KUALA LUMPUR: The Royal Malaysian Air Force aircraft C-130 was not intercepted by Tentera Nasional Indonesia-Angkatan Udara jets on Saturday.

Mah on new appointment: I know it's not easy but I'm ready

By Ooi Tee Ching and Kristy Inus - Monday, June 27, 2016 - 19:21

KUALA LUMPUR: Datuk Seri Mah Siew Keong is expected to be sworn in as new Plantation Industries and Commodities Minister tomorrow morning.

Othman Aziz, from MADA chairman to Deputy Finance Minister

By Bernama - Monday, June 27, 2016 - 18:12

ALOR SETAR: Datuk Othman Aziz, the chairman of Muda Agricultural Development Authority (MADA) since July 2013, has been appointed as Deputy Finance Minister in a Cabinet reshuffle announced by Prime Minister Datuk Seri Najib Tun Razak today.