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Growth will still be robust for Malaysia, says IMF

By RUPA DAMODARAN - Tuesday, 3 May 2016.

KUALA LUMPUR: The International Monetary Fund has projected a ‘still robust’ growth of 4.4 per cent for Malaysia this year on the back of a resilient domestic demand.

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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.

Chaos as car plunges into massive 40-foot sewage hole in PJ

By HANI SHAMIRA SHAHRUDIN - Tuesday, May 3, 2016 - 17:25

PETALING JAYA: A senior citizen and his maid cheated death when their car skidded down a large, 40-foot deep sewage hole at Jalan 17/14 Seksyen 17, here today.

Pre-poll voter turnout meets EC estimate

By AVILA GERALDINE - Tuesday, May 3, 2016 - 17:03

KUCHING: A total of 71 percent of the 24,604 early voters comprising military and police personnel, including their spouses, have cast their votes as of 4pm.

Singapore detains 8 Bangladeshis for alleged IS-related terror plot

By AFP - Tuesday, May 3, 2016 - 16:45

SINGAPORE: The Singapore government on Tuesday announced the arrest of eight Bangladeshi men who allegedly plotted terror attacks, including assassinations, back home to establish an Islamic state.

Adenan an extraordinary leader: Zahid

By ADRIAN LAI - Tuesday, May 3, 2016 - 16:12

BETONG: Deputy Prime Minister Datuk Seri Dr Ahmad Zahid Hamidi has described Chief Minister Tan Sri Adenan Satem as a “godsend” to the people of Sarawak.

Sarawak Election: 62 percent pre-poll turnout as of 2pm

By AVILA GERALDINE - Tuesday, May 3, 2016 - 15:28

KUCHING: A total of 62 percent of the 24,604 early voters comprising military and police personnel, including their spouses have turned up at polling centres to cast their votes as of 2pm.

Fifteen 'tontos' arrested in major sweep since April, says Transport Ministry

By HASHINI KAVISHTRI KANNAN - Tuesday, May 3, 2016 - 13:55

PUTRAJAYA: Fifteen 'tontos' (informers) have been arrested and 13 vehicles seized during the Ops Cantas Khas Tonto carried out in three states since April 26.

Malaysia ranks No 2 in Asia and No 5 globally for infrastructure investment

By RUPA DAMODARAN - Tuesday, May 3, 2016 - 13:03

KUALA LUMPUR: Malaysia ranks number two in terms of its attractiveness for infrastructure investment in Asia.

Sarawak Election: 21 percent of voters turn up at Penrissen Camp by 10am

By AVILA GERALDINE - Tuesday, May 3, 2016 - 12:07

KUCHING: Early voting for military personnel and their spouses at the Penrissen Camp polling centre here proceeded smoothly as of 11am.

Adenan a star in Chinese media

By Bernama - Tuesday, May 3, 2016 - 11:20

KUCHING: It was only to be expected that the Chinese press, like the other media organisations, would give Tan Sri Adenan Satem wide coverage when he took over as Sarawak Chief Minister two years ago.

Grey areas down to 25pc for BN

Tuesday, May 3, 2016 - 11:00

KUCHING: The Barisan Nasional (BN) machinery has made great strides in the first half of the 12-day Sarawak election campaign, reducing areas marked “grey” to 25 per cent.

EPF reports 4.91pct rise in annual contributions in 2015

By FRANCIS DASS - Tuesday, May 3, 2016 - 10:51

KUALA LUMPUR: The Employees Provident Fund (EPF) reported a rise of 4.91 per cent in annual contributions to RM59.98 billion against total annual amount withdrawn of RM44.25 billion, resulting in net inflows of RM15.73 billion in 2015.

4,400 security personnel and spouses to cast votes in Sibu

By ADRIAN LAI - Tuesday, May 3, 2016 - 10:40

SIBU: Some 4,400 police and armed forces personnel, and their spouses, are expected to cast their ballots here today.

Sarawak Election: Early voting opens at 8am [VIDEO]

By Bernama - Tuesday, May 3, 2016 - 08:14

KUCHING: Early voting in the 11th Sarawak state election begins at 8 am today.

Relief at last in Klang Valley after consistent rainfall

By C. Premananthini - Monday, May 2, 2016 - 20:49

SHAH ALAM: Water levels at several dams in Selangor have shown an improvement following the recent rainfall in the Klang Valley.

Husband & wife con artists busted after pocketing almost RM500k in property scam

By Halim Said - Monday, May 2, 2016 - 20:20

JOHOR BARU: A husband and wife pair of con artists, who had raked in almost half a million ringgit from their victims in a property scam, were arrested by Johor police last week.

Sabah CM throws support behind Team Adenan

By AVILA GERALDINE - Monday, May 2, 2016 - 20:01

KUCHING: Sabah Chief Minister Datuk Seri Musa Aman today threw his support behind Team Adenan, urging Sarawakians to vote for Barisan Nasional.

We will find a way to represent every single community: Adenan

By Roy Goh - Monday, May 2, 2016 - 19:07

MIRI: Barisan Nasional will find a way to represent all communities in the Sarawak government if it wins the May 7 elections.

Early voters in Sarawak to cast ballots tomorrow

By Bernama - Monday, May 2, 2016 - 17:51

KUCHING: Sarawakians will be switched to election mood tomorrow when 24,604 early voters start casting their ballots at 79 polling centres involving 100 polling streams from 8am to 5pm.

We will monitor the performance of our winning candidates: Zahid

By ADIB POVERA - Monday, May 2, 2016 - 17:43

SERIAN: Deputy Prime Minister Datuk Seri Dr Ahmad Zahid Hamidi will keep tabs on the performance of Sarawak Barisan Nasional election candidates after they win the polls.

Adenan's initiatives eliminated hatred bred by opposition: Zahid

By Ahmad Fairuz Othman - Monday, May 2, 2016 - 15:30

KUCHING: Chief Minister Tan Sri Adenan Satem's list of 53 initiatives since taking over Sarawak leadership has eliminated the culture of hatred that was previously bred by the opposition amongst urban and rural voters.

Zahid meets 800 security personnel in Batu Kawah

By Ahmad Fairuz Othman - Monday, May 2, 2016 - 15:20

KUCHING: Deputy Prime Minister Datuk Seri Dr Ahmad Zahid Hamidi met with 800 security personnel from Sarawak Brigade's General Operations Force (GOF) in Batu Kawah, near here ahead of early voting for the state polls tomorrow.

Harmony and unity of Swak should not be sacrificed in election campaign: PBB Youth chief

By Goh Pei Pei - Monday, May 2, 2016 - 14:32

KUCHING: The harmony and unity enjoyed by the multiracial society of Sarawak should not be sacrificed for the sake of campaigning for the 11th Sarawak state election.

PM Najib announces RM54 million project to improve water supply to Betong

By SYED UMAR ARIFF - Monday, May 2, 2016 - 14:26

BETONG: Prime Minister Datuk Seri Najib Razak brought cheer to the people of Beting Maro when he announced a RM54 million project to improve the water supply system in the constituency today.

Former MIC vice-president G. Pasamanickam dies at 94

By Chuah Bee Kim - Monday, May 2, 2016 - 12:31

MUAR: Former MIC vice president and former Johor MIC chairman Tan Sri G. Pasamanickam passed away at 12.45am in Muar today.

No company too small for minimum wage implementation, says Human Resources Ministry

By FAZLEENA AZIZ - Monday, May 2, 2016 - 12:14

PUTRAJAYA: The Minimum Wage Order 2016 (PGM2016) will take effect on July 1 this year for all employers regardless of the number of employees under the organisation or company.

Transnasional ceases Cityliner bus operations for 19 routes

By Bernama - Monday, May 2, 2016 - 08:39

KOTA BAHARU: The Konsortium Transnasional Berhad announced today that 19 of its Cityliner stage bus routes will be discontinued as of yesterday.