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MACC to record Guan Eng, wife's statement over bungalow purchase tomorrow

By THARANYA ARUMUGAM - Thursday, 5 May 2016.

KUALA LUMPUR: Penang Chief Minister Lim Guan Eng and his wife Betty Chew have been called to record their statement in connection with the purchase of their RM2.8 million bungalow, at the Penang Malaysian Anti-Corruption Commission (MACC) office, tomorrow.

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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.

BN has championed struggles of rural folks in S'wak for longest time: Najib

By ADIB POVERA - Thursday, May 5, 2016 - 15:20

LUBOK ANTU: Barisan Nasional has been championing the struggles of the rural folks especially those living in Sarawak for the longest time, said Prime Minister Datuk Seri Najib Razak today.

More development in store for Selangau, says Zahid

By ADRIAN LAI - Thursday, May 5, 2016 - 14:48

SIBU: Deputy Prime Minister Datuk Seri Dr Ahmad Zahid Hamidi has promised more development in Selangau, here, if Barisan Nasional wins this Saturday's polls.

Alberta declares emergency as fires threaten Canada oil town [VIDEO]

By AP - Thursday, May 5, 2016 - 13:51

FORT MCMURRAY: Alberta declared a state of emergency Wednesday as crews frantically held back wind-whipped wildfires that have already torched 1,600 homes and other buildings in Canada’s main oil sands city of Fort McMurray, forcing more than 80,000 residents to flee.

Kelantan school hit by second wave of hysteria

By Sharifah Mahsinah Abdullah - Thursday, May 5, 2016 - 13:05

KOTA BARU: SMK Pengkalan Chepa 2 here was hit by second-wave of hysteria yesterday, this time involving more than 40 student.

Harmony of Sarawakians will remain protected under BN

By KOI KYE LEE - Thursday, May 5, 2016 - 12:35

KUALA LUMPUR: The harmony enjoyed by Sarawakians will always be protected under the Barisan Nasional government.

Outstation Sarawakians return home to vote on Saturday

By Bernama - Thursday, May 5, 2016 - 11:42

KUCHING: Outstation Sarawakians have begun returning home in conjunction with the 11th state election on Saturday.

Panama confirms four microcephaly cases tied to Zika

By Reuters - Thursday, May 5, 2016 - 11:27

PANAMA CITY: Four babies born with microcephaly linked to the Zika virus have been confirmed in Panama, the health ministry said on Wednesday, out of 264 total cases of the mosquito-borne infection in the country.

Cops step up op against 'tontos'

By HANI SHAMIRA SHAHRUDIN - Thursday, May 5, 2016 - 11:00

KUALA LUMPUR: All they have to do is wait outside Road Transport Department (RTD) offices and, when the need arises, tail enforcement officers on operations and tip off lorry operators.

Timely policy responses enabled Malaysia to weather shocks: IMF executive board

By RUPA DAMODARAN - Thursday, May 5, 2016 - 00:16

KUALA LUMPUR: The International Monetary Fund, in giving the thumbs up for the outlook of the Malaysian economy, said pushing ahead with structural reforms will be important to raise the growth potential.

Political stability and peace essential for development of all states, including S'wak: PM Najib

By ADIB POVERA - Wednesday, May 4, 2016 - 17:25

KUCHING: Prime Minister Datuk Seri Najib Razak today said preserving political stability and peace are crucial for a country to develop and bring prosperity to the people.

(Full text) MoF Inc on changes to 1MDB governance

By NST - Wednesday, May 4, 2016 - 16:30

KUALA LUMPUR: Following is the full statement from Ministry of Finance on changes to 1Malaysia Development Bhd (1MDB).

MoF Inc on 1MDB: Board of directors' resignation accepted, Arul still president

By Azura Abas - Wednesday, May 4, 2016 - 16:25

PUTRAJAYA: The Minister of Finance Incorporated (MoF Inc) today announced its agreement to fully implement recommendations made on 1Malaysia Development Bhd (1MDB) in the Public Accounts Committee report.

58 illegal immigrants nabbed in Nilai

By Bernama - Wednesday, May 4, 2016 - 14:27

SEREMBAN: An integrated anti-crime operation at a construction site in Nilai near here resulted in the arrest of 58 illegal immigrants yesterday, police said today.

Four Malaysians kidnapped from Semporna safe and "well-looked after": IGP

By Kristy Inus - Wednesday, May 4, 2016 - 13:21

KINARUT: The four Malaysians kidnapped on April 1 in the waters of Pulau Ligitan, Semporna are safe and "well-looked after."

Indian community in Sarawak pledges support for Adenan, BN

By Bernama - Wednesday, May 4, 2016 - 11:51

KUCHING: Sarawak’s Indian community is solidly behind Tan Sri Adenan Satem and Barisan Nasional for the state’s 11th election, said a community leader.

Homemade bombs break ceiling but fail to blast open ATM

By T.N. Alagesh - Wednesday, May 4, 2016 - 11:41

BENTONG: Burglars fled empty-handed when an attempt to use homemade bombs to break into ATM and cash deposit machines at a bank in Karak, failed today.

Over 80,000 residents of Canada's Fort McMurray evacuated due to wildfire

By AP - Wednesday, May 4, 2016 - 11:21

FORT MCMURRAY: The entire population of the Canadian oil sands city of Fort McMurray, Alberta, has been ordered to evacuate as a wildfire whipped by winds engulfed homes and sent ash raining down on residents.

AG: Case not closed yet on probe into Phang's 'false SD' claim

By AZUARA ABAS and BALVIN KAUR - Wednesday, May 4, 2016 - 10:01

KUALA LUMPUR: The Attorney-General has clarified that it has yet to make any decision on the case involving businesswoman Phang Li Koon, who was accused of falsifying a statutory declaration (SD).

Shootout with police in Sepang leaves two criminals dead

By ZAHRATULHAYAT MAT ARIF - Wednesday, May 4, 2016 - 09:52

SEPANG: Two armed criminals were killed while another escaped in a shootout with the police at Taman Indah here early today.

Massive search operation mounted for four missing people in Kudat waters

By OLIVIA MIWIL - Wednesday, May 4, 2016 - 09:40

KUDAT: The four people missing in Kudat waters, including three foreigners, have yet to be found as of 8.15am today.

Was elephant near Lake Pedu killed for its tusks?

By MASRIWANIE MUHAMADING - Tuesday, May 3, 2016 - 21:49

PADANG TERAP: The discovery on an adult elephant carcass near the shore of Lake Peru here has raised speculation that it could have been killed for its tusks.

Pasir Gudang, JB might face water rationing in 2-3 weeks

By Chuah Bee Kim - Tuesday, May 3, 2016 - 19:09

PASIR GUDANG: Water rationing will take place in Pasir Gudang and some parts of Johor Baru if the water level at the Sungai Layang dam drops to 19 metres.

Four people, including three foreigners, reported missing in Kudat waters

By Kristy Inus - Tuesday, May 3, 2016 - 18:53

KUDAT: Four people including three foreigners have gone missing in Kudat waters near here last night.

Advance voting ends in Sarawak election with 72 per cent voter turnout

By AVILA GERALDINE - Tuesday, May 3, 2016 - 18:35

KUCHING: Advance voting for the 11th Sarawak state election closed today with 72 per cent of the 24,604 registered voters turning up at polling centres state wide.