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Wan Khairil's widow is BN candidate for Kuala Kangsar by-election

By M. Hamzah Jamaludin and Rahmat Khairulrijal - Saturday, 28 May 2016.

KUALA KANGSAR: Datin Mastura Mohd Yazid, 55, was today announced as Barisan Nasional's (BN) candidate for the Kuala Kangsar parliamentary by-election.

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It's not hudud, says Hadi on Private Member's Bill

By TASNIM LOKMAN - Saturday, May 28, 2016 - 19:55

KUALA LUMPUR: Pas' Private Member's Bill tabled in Parliament is not meant to introduce hudud law in Kelantan but only to expand the range of punishments that can be imposed in the Syariah Courts.

Media should not confuse the public, says Salleh

By Bernama - Saturday, May 28, 2016 - 19:38

KOTA KINABALU: Communications and Multimedia Minister Datuk Seri Dr Salleh Said Keruak reminded local media practitioners to deliver information accurately and not to confuse the people.

PBS: Pas' Private Members Bill should not have been allowed

By Kristy Inus - Saturday, May 28, 2016 - 18:48

KOTA KINABALU: Pas' Private Members Bill on Syariah amendment should not have been allowed in Parliament, said Parti Bersatu Sabah president Tan Sri Joseph Pairin Kitingan.

Liow: I'll quit if Pas' Private Member's Bill is passed

By HANA NAZ HARUN and TASNIM LOKMAN - Saturday, May 28, 2016 - 18:25

KUALA LUMPUR: Transport Minister Datuk Seri Liow Tiong Lai has threatened to resign from the Cabinet if Pas’ Private Member’s Bill is passed in Parliament.

Pan Borneo Highway to have far reaching impact on Sabahans, says Najib

By Roy Goh - Saturday, May 28, 2016 - 17:05

TAWAU: The Pan Borneo Highway will have far reaching impact for the people across Sabah, Prime Minister Datuk Seri Najib Razak said.

Zahid greets arrival of 68 Syrian refugees

By Veena Babulal - Saturday, May 28, 2016 - 15:40

KUALA LUMPUR: A total of 68 Syrian refugees from 18 families arrived from Beirut, Lebanon, via an AirAsia flight at the Royal Malaysian Air Force base in Subang at 11.15am, here today.

PM launches Tun Sharifah Rodziah sea base

By AVILA GERALDINE - Saturday, May 28, 2016 - 13:29

SEMPORNA: Prime Minister Datuk Seri Najib Razak today launched the Tun Sharifah Rodziah sea basing forward base located off the Semporna coast.

Small WWII-era plane crashes in Hudson River; body recovered

By AP - Saturday, May 28, 2016 - 12:08

NEW YORK: A small World War II vintage plane taking part in celebrations of its 75th anniversary flew a partial loop while smoke spewed from it and then crashed in the Hudson River between New York and New Jersey on Friday, and divers recovered a body from its sunken wreckage, police and witnesses s

Malacca CM escapes unhurt in car accident

By Kelly Koh - Saturday, May 28, 2016 - 11:36

Obama wraps up historic Asia trip

By AFP - Saturday, May 28, 2016 - 10:50

WASHINGTON: US President Barack Obama on Friday wrapped up a historic trip to Asia, where he sought to deepen US involvement by boosting ties to former adversaries in the region.

Dr. Heimlich, 96, uses his maneuver to save choking woman

By AP - Saturday, May 28, 2016 - 10:20

CINCINNATI: The 96-year-old retired chest surgeon credited with developing the namesake Heimlich maneuver has used it to save a woman choking on food at his senior living center.

Private firm hired to hunt for EgyptAir black boxes

By AFP - Saturday, May 28, 2016 - 08:43

CAIRO: Egypt hired a private firm Friday to help in the hunt for the black boxes from the EgyptAir plane that crashed last week en route from Paris to Cairo, authorities said.

Najib arrives in Tawau for two-day working visit

By Bernama - Saturday, May 28, 2016 - 01:34

TAWAU: Prime Minister Datuk Seri Najib Tun Razak arrived in Tawau tonight for a two-day working visit to Sabah.

Pas unveils Perak Muslimat chief as Kuala Kangsar by-election candidate

By Sylvia Looi - Friday, May 27, 2016 - 23:46

KUALA KANGSAR: Perak Pas Muslimat chief Dr Najihatusalehah Ahmad has been chosen to represent the party in the Kuala Kangsar by-election.

BN's Sg Besar candidate confident of wooing Chinese voters

By FERNANDO FONG - Friday, May 27, 2016 - 23:44

SUNGAI BESAR: Sungai Panjang assemblyman Budiman Mohd Zohdi, the Barisan Nasional (BN) candidate for the Sungai Besar by-election, is confident of garnering Chinese support.

Meru assemblyman to spearhead Pas challenge for Sg Besar by-election

By Nuradzimmah Daim - Friday, May 27, 2016 - 23:42

SUNGAI BESAR: Meru assemblyman Dr Abdul Rani Osman, 58, is Pas' candidate for the Sungai Besar by-election.

Police to quiz assemblyman over assault

By Bernama - Friday, May 27, 2016 - 20:18

ALOR SETAR: Kedah police will be questioning a state assemblyman over an assault case, a video clip of which has now gone viral on social media.

BN wants to carry Sarawak momentum into coming by-elections

By ARNAZ M. KHAIRUL - Friday, May 27, 2016 - 19:04

KUALA LUMPUR: Umno hopes that Barisan Nasional's convincing victory in the recent Sarawak polls will provide the momentum needed to succeed in the coming elections.

Obama makes history with Hiroshima visit

By AFP - Friday, May 27, 2016 - 18:32

HIROSHIMA: Barack Obama paid moving tribute to victims of the first atomic bomb Friday and called for a world free of nuclear weapons, during a historic and emotional visit to Hiroshima.

Malaysia will not acknowledge, entertain any claims on Sabah, says Foreign Ministry

By FAZLEENA AZIZ - Friday, May 27, 2016 - 18:05

KUALA LUMPUR: Malaysia has reiterated its stand that it will not acknowledge or entertain any claims on Sabah.

MCA, MIC, SUPP, Gerakan lash out at tabling of 'hudud' bill

By FAZLEENA AZIZ - Friday, May 27, 2016 - 17:46

PUTRAJAYA: The tabling of the Private Member’s Bill by Pas president Datuk Seri Hadi Awang was not discussed with the Cabinet or the Barisan Nasional Supreme Council.

Kedah exco man quits MCA to protest against hudud bill issue

By MELISSA DARLYNE CHOW - Friday, May 27, 2016 - 17:12

SUNGAI PETANI: Kedah state executive councillor Datuk Dr Leong Yong Kong today announced his resignation from MCA, as a mark of protest against Pas' hudud bill issue.

(Football) Manchester United make Mourinho official

By AFP - Friday, May 27, 2016 - 16:48

MANCHESTER: Manchester United on Friday officially named Jose Mourinho as their new manager in place of the sacked Louis van Gaal.

Forget Sg Besar, K. Kangsar; Pas won't work with Pakatan anymore

By Bernama - Friday, May 27, 2016 - 16:47

MARANG: PAS is firm on its stand and will not negotiate with Pakatan Harapan to have the latter’s candidates be fielded in the Sungai Besar and Kuala Kangsar parliamentary by-elections next month.

Hadi says DAP wants to be enemy of Islam

By Bernama - Friday, May 27, 2016 - 16:26

MARANG: PAS president Datuk Seri Abdul Hadi Awang said the action of DAP lawmakers disputing his tabling of a Private Member’s Bill in the Dewan Rakyat yesterday on the Syariah Courts (Criminal Jurisdiction) (Amendment) Bill 2016 was unbecoming and showed that DAP wanted to be enemies with Islam.

Obama hails the 'great alliance' with Japan ahead of Hiroshima visit

By AFP - Friday, May 27, 2016 - 15:41

IWAKUNI: President Barack Obama hailed the “great alliance” between the United States and Japan Friday, just hours ahead of his historic visit to Hiroshima.

Chinese, Malaysians charged after large Australia drug haul

By AFP - Friday, May 27, 2016 - 13:39

SYDNEY: Fourteen suspected members of an international drug ring were charged in Australia Friday over a Aus$200 million (US$145 million) seizure of the drug ice, police said.

Teen sentenced to 12 years jail for planning terror attacks in Msia

By Shanti Gunaratnam - Friday, May 27, 2016 - 12:26

KUALA LUMPUR: The High Court today sent a juvenile offender to 12 years jail for his role in planning terror attacks on government buildings, entertainment outlets and nightclub.

Police to record Tun M's statement over Agong house arrest claim

By FAISAL ASYRAF - Friday, May 27, 2016 - 12:05

KUALA LUMPUR: Police are waiting for the right time to record a statement from Tun Dr Mahathir Mohamad over his allegation that the government had placed the Yang di-Pertuan Agong and other Rulers under house arrest.