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RM1,000 minimum wage to kick-start on July 1

By NST ONLINE - Sunday, 1 May 2016.

KUALA LUMPUR: The RM1,000 minimum wage for Peninsular Malaysia and RM920 for Sabah, Sarawak and the Federal Territory of Labuan, will come into effect on July 1.

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Ahmad Razif to remain Terengganu MB

By ALIZA SHAH - Sunday, May 1, 2016 - 13:28

KUALA LUMPUR: Ahmad Razif Abd Rahman will remain as the Terengganu Menteri Besar.

Vote for Cyberjaya Mosque for The Plan Int'l Award 2016

By ARNAZ M. KHAIRUL - Sunday, May 1, 2016 - 11:13

KUALA LUMPUR: The new state-of-the-art Cyberjaya Mosque has been shortlisted for The Plan International Award 2016 for its groundbreaking green technology and sustainable design.

Be part of the solution

By SUZANNA PILLAY - Sunday, May 1, 2016 - 11:00

WHEN Jake graduated as an engineer in 1998, his hopes of securing his dream job plunged.

BN can win more than 70 seats: Abang Johari

By AVILA GERALDINE - Sunday, May 1, 2016 - 10:45

KUCHING: Barisan Nasional has a good chance of winning more than 70 seats, including two former opposition seats won in the previous election, said BN incumbent for Satok Datuk Abang Johari Openg.

Weak earthquake near Ranau

By Bernama - Sunday, May 1, 2016 - 09:51

KUALA LUMPUR: A weak earthquake with magnitude 2.6 on the Richter scale occurred near Ranau, Sabah at 11.39 last night.

Uggah: My priority is big win for BN

By Bernama - Sunday, May 1, 2016 - 09:07

KUCHING: Datuk Seri Douglas Uggah Embas, who is tipped to be Deputy Chief Minister if he wins in Bukit Saban, said he would not be concentrating only on the seat assigned to him in the Sarawak election.

Malaysian arrested at New Delhi airport for drug possession

By Bernama - Sunday, May 1, 2016 - 08:00

KUALA LUMPUR: A Malaysian was arrested at Indira Gandhi International Airport in New Delhi, India, on suspicion of possessing drugs.

Malaysia needs to transform workforce to remain resilient, says Najib

Sunday, May 1, 2016 - 00:14

MALAYSIA NEEDS TO TRANSFORM WORKFORCE TO REMAIN RESILIENT - NAJIB

Sarawak Elections: CM's wife joins campaign

By Bernama - Saturday, April 30, 2016 - 22:27

KUCHING: While Sarawak Chief Minister Tan Sri Adenan Satem was busy campaigning in Sibu today, his wife Puan Sri Jamilah Anu went down the ground to give the Barisan Nasional a hand in Lundu, located 80km south of Kuching.

Sarawak Elections: Opposition only knows how to talk, says Zahid

By Bernama - Saturday, April 30, 2016 - 21:52

LAWAS: Deputy Prime Minister Datuk Seri Dr Ahmad Zahid Hamidi today condemned the opposition for criticising the government yet had not done anything for the people.

Contingency plan in place to manage Perlis water crisis -MB

By Bernama - Saturday, April 30, 2016 - 20:57

ARAU: The state government of Perlis has drawn up a contingency plan to properly manage the water crisis and distribution of treated water supply to areas affected by water rationing in the northern part of the state.

PM calls on people to reject outside interference

By Bernama - Saturday, April 30, 2016 - 20:19

MUKAH: Prime Minister Datuk Seri Mohd Najib Tun Razak today called on the people to reject any form of foreign interference in the politics of the country.

DPM approves RM2 mil to upgrade roads, set up RTC in Bario

By Bernama - Saturday, April 30, 2016 - 20:08

BARIO: A Rural Transformation Centre (RTC) will be set up in Bario to enable the people to obtain services from the government without having to go elsewhere, said Datuk Seri Dr Ahmad Zahid Hamidi.

Sarawak's autonomy over immigration is like a shield to protect the state: Abang Johari

By Goh Pei Pei - Saturday, April 30, 2016 - 19:24

KUCHING: Sarawak's autonomy over immigration powers is like a shield, to protect the peace and harmony of the state and the interest of the people.

Education Minister urges students to choose career wisely

By Bernama - Saturday, April 30, 2016 - 19:01

KUALA LUMPUR: Students should make a wise decision on their career of choice to prevent wasting time and money, said Education Minister Datuk Seri Mahdzir Khalid.

Padi farmers in Kerian suffer RM56 million in losses due to El Nino

By Raja Khalidatul Asrin - Saturday, April 30, 2016 - 18:55

BAGAN SERAI: Padi farmers in the Kerian district are suffering losses totalling RM56 million due to the heat wave.

Need for effective communication systems to penetrate rural areas - Salleh

By Bernama - Saturday, April 30, 2016 - 18:05

BELAGA: The government will continue to look for cheap but effective systems to provide cellular and Internet services to wider swathes of rural areas nationwide.

Don't believe lies over supposed GST increase, says Najib

By James Sivalingam - Saturday, April 30, 2016 - 17:27

KUALA LUMPUR: Prime Minister Datuk Seri Najib Razak today urged the people of Sarawak to not fall for the lies perpetuated by the Opposition with regards to the Goods and Services Tax (GST).

Guan Eng has to leave Sarawak before polling day

By Esther Landau - Saturday, April 30, 2016 - 16:27

KUCHING: DAP secretary-general Lim Guan Eng has been told to leave by May 5, upon his arrival to the state yesterday.

BN is expected to win 70 out of 82 seats in coming polls: Adenan

By Bernama - Saturday, April 30, 2016 - 15:46

KUCHING: Sarawak’s biggest election approaches the halfway mark with Barisan Nasional brimming with confidence in its offensive against a splintered opposition.

Modernisation of the Penan community proof of BN's inclusiveness: PM

By ADRIAN LAI - Saturday, April 30, 2016 - 13:32

NIAH: The modernisation of the Penan community is proof that the Barisan Nasional government practises inclusiveness, said Prime Minister Datuk Seri Najib Razak today.

Dengue cases on downward trend nationwide, says Health Ministry

By FAZLEENA AZIZ - Saturday, April 30, 2016 - 13:20

PUTRAJAYA: Dengue cases in the country reduced by 13.3 per cent with only 1,607 cases reported from April 17 to 23.

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

By ADIB POVERA - Saturday, April 30, 2016 - 11:38

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.

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.