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Noriah's remains arrive in Subang, brought to Tanjung Karang for burial

By FAISAL ASYRAF - Saturday, 7 May 2016.

SUBANG: The remains of Datuk Noriah Kasnon arrived from Kuching at the Subang airbase here at 11.30pm last night.


With hours left before election, CM Adenan says landslide victory possible

By ADIB POVERA - Friday, May 6, 2016 - 23:50

KUCHING: Chief Minister and Sarawak Barisan Nasional chairman Tan Sri Adenan Satem do not discount the possibility of a landslide victory tomorrow.

Sebuyau helicopter tragedy: Najib meets family of victims

By HANA NAZ HARUN and ESTHER LANDAU - Friday, May 6, 2016 - 22:21

KUCHING: Prime Minister Datuk Seri Najib Razak had a meeting with the families of victims aboard the missing AS350 helicopter, at Hilton Hotel, here.

PM and DPM join 200 others to perform 'solat jenazah' for Noriah

By Ahmad Fairuz Othman - Friday, May 6, 2016 - 21:17

KUCHING: Prime Minister Datuk Seri Najib Razak and Deputy Prime Minister Datuk Seri Dr Ahmad Zahid Hamidi joined a congregation of about 200 people to perform ‘solat jenazah’ for the late Datuk Noriah Kasnon at the surau of the Kuching Royal Malaysian Air Force Base tonight.

PM expresses sorrow over Noriah's death

By NST ONLINE - Friday, May 6, 2016 - 20:54

KUALA LUMPUR: Prime Minister Datuk Seri Najib Razak expressed his sorrow over the loss of Datuk Noriah Kasnon, who perished in a helicopter crash in Sebuyau, Sarawak, yesterday.

Sebuyau heli crash: Bodyguard's family recalls final text message sent

By ADRIAN DAVID - Friday, May 6, 2016 - 20:36

KUALA NERUS: “I’m not having a great time (flying in a helicopter)”.

Noriah - A life remembered

By Bernama - Friday, May 6, 2016 - 20:21

KUALA LUMPUR: Datuk Noriah Kasnon, 52, a lawyer by training, shot into prominence in politics after being appointed the Information Ministry's Parliamentary secretary in March 2004 after winning the Sungai Besar Parliamentary seat.

Sebuyau helicopter tragedy: Zahid arrives at Sarawak General Hospital

By AVILA GERALDINE - Friday, May 6, 2016 - 18:01

KUCHING: Deputy Prime Minister Datuk Seri Ahmad Zahid Hamidi turned up at the Sarawak General Hospital following news of the arrival of a body from the Sebuyau helicopter tragedy.

Rahman challenges Guan Eng to clarify Penang Tunnel project issues

By Azura Abas - Friday, May 6, 2016 - 17:16

PUTRAJAYA: Barisan Nasional Strategic Communications director Datuk Rahman Dahlan has called on the Penang government to clarify several matters related to the Penang Tunnel project.

Helicopter tragedy: SAR zeroes in on Sebuyau

By SYED UMAR ARIFF - Friday, May 6, 2016 - 17:12

SIMUNJAN: All search and rescue (SAR) assets will be redeployed to Sebuyau following the discovery of a body and debris from the helicopter which went missing yesterday.

Only BN can preserve Sarawak's unique harmony - Najib

By Bernama - Friday, May 6, 2016 - 15:34

BAU: Prime Minister Datuk Seri Najib Tun Razak today said that only the Barisan Nasional can preserve Sarawak’s unique harmony.

Missing heli: Divers on standby at Batang Lupar river to recover debris, possibly victims

By SYED UMAR ARIFF - Friday, May 6, 2016 - 13:34

SIMUNJAN: Divers have arrived at the murky Batang Lupar river to help retrieve suspected helicopter debris.

Stop politicising helicopter incident, warns Hishammuddin

By Goh Pei Pei - Friday, May 6, 2016 - 13:11

KOTA SAMARAHAN: Defence Minister Datuk Seri Hishammuddin Hussein has warned irresponsible quarters to stop politicising the missing helicopter tragedy.

'Helicopter incident a tragedy but won't affect Sarawak polls'

By Ahmad Fairuz Othman and Hana Naz Harun - Friday, May 6, 2016 - 11:43

KUCHING: The case of the missing people on helicopter is a tragedy and it will not affect the ongoing Sarawak election.

Missing heli: Firemen collecting debris from Sg Batang Sadong

By SYED UMAR ARIFF - Friday, May 6, 2016 - 11:39

SIMUNJAN: The Fire and Rescue Department team stationed at Sungai Batang Sadong here is in the midst of tagging debris belonging to the missing helicopter, which was ferrying several VIPs including a deputy minister.

Confirmed: Noriah Kasnon among six on board missing chopper

By Ahmad Fairuz Othman - Friday, May 6, 2016 - 11:21

KUCHING: There were six people on board the missing helicopter, including Plantations Industries and Commodities Deputy Minister Datuk Noriah Kasnon and Kuala Kangsar MP Datuk Wan Mohammad Khairil Anuar Wan Ahmad.

Kuala Kangsar MP's family pray for his safety

By Seri Nor Nadiah Koris - Friday, May 6, 2016 - 11:06

KUALA KANGSAR: Friends and family members of Kuala Kangsar Member of Parliament Datuk Wan Mohammad Khairil Anuar Wan Ahmad, gathered at his house here this morning to get updates on the status of the missing helicopter he was on.

Missing helicopter: Adenan to join in solat hajat

By ADIB POVERA - Friday, May 6, 2016 - 10:53

KUCHING: Sarawak Chief Minister Tan Sri Adenan Satem has called on all Sarawakians to pray for the safety of the people on board of a helicopter which went missing while heading to Kuching from Betong.

Guan Eng arrives at MACC office

By Audrey Dermawan - Friday, May 6, 2016 - 10:08

GEORGE TOWN: Chief Minister Lim Guan Eng arrived at the Malaysian Anti-Corruption Commission (MACC) office here this morning, here.

Why Adenan banning outside politicians might be good for Sarawak

By ARMAN AHMAD - Friday, May 6, 2016 - 01:56

Sunset on the Kuching waterfront exudes an unusual serenity.

Search for missing helicopter: SAR team to focus on three divisions in southern Sarawak [VIDEO]

By ADIB POVERA - Friday, May 6, 2016 - 01:14

KUCHING: A multi-agency search and rescue team comprising more than 100 men will focus their search for the helicopter which went missing here to three areas, namely Sri Aman, Simunjan and Betong.

30-strong Sarawak STORM team mobilised to find missing helicopter

By Bernama - Thursday, May 5, 2016 - 23:39

KUCHING: A special team made up of rescue personnel from various agencies led by the Royal Malaysia Police has been activated to find the helicopter that has gone missing in Sarawak, said Datuk Seri Dr Ahmad Zahid Hamidi.

Air Force and Army directed to search for missing helicopter: Hishammuddin

By HANA NAZ HARUN - Thursday, May 5, 2016 - 22:29

KUCHING: Defence Minister Datuk Seri Hishammuddin Hussein has directed the Royal Malaysian Air Force (RMAF) and the Army to mount a search and rescue operation to locate the missing helicopter.

PM Najib expresses concern over fate of missing helicopter passengers

By HANA NAZ HARUN - Thursday, May 5, 2016 - 22:04

KUCHING: Prime Minister Datuk Seri Najib Razak has expressed concern over the fate of passengers onboard the missing helicopter in Sarawak.

Missing heli: Last known location over swampy, coastal area- Zahid

By AVILA GERALDINE - Thursday, May 5, 2016 - 21:07

KUCHING: A special task force has been set up to act upon and investigate the disappearance of a helicopter over Sarawak airspace today.

Shorter lunch breaks for govt servants during Ramadan?

By Bernama - Thursday, May 5, 2016 - 20:03

BATU PAHAT: The government is prepared to consider a proposal to shorten the noon meal break times for civil servants by 30 minutes during the Ramadan fasting month in June.

Indonesia, Philippines, Malaysia to coordinate against militant pirates

By Reuters - Thursday, May 5, 2016 - 18:15

YOGYAKARTA: Indonesia, Malaysia and the Philippines agreed on Thursday to conduct coordinated maritime patrols after a spate of ship hijackings by Islamist militants in the southern Philippines.

BN machinery to go all out tomorrow, says DPM

By ADRIAN LAI - Thursday, May 5, 2016 - 17:48

SIBU: The Barisan Nasional machinery has been instructed to double its efforts in gaining the support of voters on the last day of campaigning tomorrow.

Can Malaysians have dual citizenship?

By Bernama - Thursday, May 5, 2016 - 17:25

KUALA LUMPUR: One may have heard of Malaysians having dual citizenship.

High Court removes 1MDB reference in Najib-Pua defamation suit papers

By HIDIR REDUAN - Thursday, May 5, 2016 - 17:19

KUALA LUMPUR: The High Court removed 1Malaysia Development Bhd (1MDB) reference in court papers supporting Petaling Jaya Utara member of parliament Tony Pua Kiam Wee's defence against Datuk Seri Najib Razak's defamation suit.

Govt allocates RM20million for GOF quarters in Sibu

By ADRIAN LAI - Thursday, May 5, 2016 - 16:00

SIBU: The government has allocated RM20 million for the construction of 60 units of living quarters for General Operations Force personnel stationed here.