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Armed Forces, Mindef staff to get 10 to 40 per cent pay rise: Hishammuddin

By ARNAZ M. KHAIRUL - Sunday, 1 May 2016.

KUALA LUMPUR: Armed Forces and Defence Ministry personnel are set for a pay rise of between 10 and 40 per cent from July 1 under the government's rasionalisation programme for the Federal Public Service Scheme.


Move to strip Dr M of police escorts appropriate - Nazri

By Bernama - Sunday, May 1, 2016 - 21:29

KUCHING: The move to cease providing escorts for former prime minister Tun Dr Mahathir Mohamad is appropriate, said Tourism and Culture Minister Datuk Seri Mohamed Nazri Abdul Aziz.

Opposition can never be the alternative government that it claims to be: Salleh

By Bernama - Sunday, May 1, 2016 - 21:21

KUALA LUMPUR: The opposition lacks the foundation it needs to succeed and has a weak structure that it can never be the alternative government that it claims to be, said Communications and Multimedia Minister Datuk Seri Dr Salleh Said Keruak.

Sarawak election: 24,604 early voters to cast ballots on Tuesday

By Bernama - Sunday, May 1, 2016 - 21:03

KUCHING: A total of 24,604 early voters will be casting their ballots on Tuesday in the 11th Sarawak state election.

Thank you Zeti and all the best, says Najib

By ZAFIRA ANWAR - Sunday, May 1, 2016 - 20:08

KUALA LUMPUR: Prime Minister Datuk Seri Najib Razak today praised former Bank Negara governor Tan Sri Dr Zeti Akhtar Aziz for her contribution and achievements during her 35-years of service for the central bank.

Govt focuses on six actions to turn out more competitive workers - Najib

By Bernama - Sunday, May 1, 2016 - 19:47

KUALA LUMPUR: The government is implementing six actions to turn out a group of workers who are more competitive to mobilise the economy to a higher level.

BN can win Chinese majority seats in Piasau, Senadin and Pujut: Adenan

By Roy Goh - Sunday, May 1, 2016 - 17:44

MIRI: Sarawak BN chief Tan Sri Adenan Satem said the coalition can win the three Chinese majority seats of Piasau, Senadin and Pujut if Bumiputera support stayed solid in the coming state polls.

Pahang MB orders probe into claims that logging affected Sg Pahang water level

By NOR AIN MOHAMED RADHI - Sunday, May 1, 2016 - 17:24

KUANTAN: Pahang Menteri Besar Datuk Seri Adnan Yaakob has ordered technical agencies to immediately investigate reports that the critical drop in the Sungai Pahang water level was caused by excessive logging and land clearing, particularly in Hulu Tembeling.

Ahmad Razif conveys thanks to PM over closure of Terengganu MB issue

By ADRIAN DAVID - Sunday, May 1, 2016 - 17:20

KUALA TERENGGANU: Terengganu Menteri Besar Ahmad Razif Abdul Rahman expressed his gratitude to Prime Minister Datuk Seri Najib Razak for him being retained as the state’s chief administrator.

Chong Wei clinches Badminton Asia Championships crown

By Fabian Peter - Sunday, May 1, 2016 - 17:04

KUALA LUMPUR -- Lee Chong Wei produced a superb performance to clinch the men’s singles title at the Badminton Asia Championships (BAC) in Wuhan, China today.

Najib meets St Thomas Mar Thoma Church reps

By Bernama - Sunday, May 1, 2016 - 16:40

KUALA LUMPUR: Prime Minister Datuk Seri Najib Tun Razak today met with St Thomas Mar Thoma Church committee members who also expressed their thanks to the government for extending the lease of the church land.

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

By ALIZA SHAH - Sunday, May 1, 2016 - 13:57

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.

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.

Unemployment level in Msia not severe, says Cuepacs

By FERNANDO FONG - Sunday, May 1, 2016 - 11:03

KUALA LUMPUR: The Congress of Unions of Employees in the Public and Civil Services (Cuepacs) believes that the country is not affected by serious unemployment.

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

By Bernama - Sunday, May 1, 2016 - 00:14

KUALA LUMPUR: Malaysia needs to change its approach and transform the workforce to meet its needs, and ensure the country remains resilient and on the right track, said Prime Minister Datuk Seri Najib Tun Razak.

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).