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MPM urges Islamic institutions to educate public regarding Private Member's Bill

By Bernama - Tuesday, 31 May 2016.

KUALA LUMPUR: All relevant Islamic institutions have been urged to provide information in an integrated and continuous manner to the target groups regarding the Syariah Courts (Criminal Jurisdiction) (Amendment) Bill 2016, which was tabled as a Private Member’s Bill in Parliament recently.

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Poet Sutung Umar RS dies at 68

By Bernama - Tuesday, May 31, 2016 - 01:02

KUALA LUMPUR: Well-known poet Wan Omar Wan Ahmad, fondly known as Sutung Umar RS, died at his home in Taman Sri Gombak here today.

Malaysia to maintain strong relations with regional and international partners - Najib

By Bernama - Monday, May 30, 2016 - 23:20

KUALA LUMPUR: Malaysia will continue to maintain close and healthy relations with its neighbours and friends with whom it trades, connects and cooperates, in efforts to sustain a strong economy, says Datuk Seri Najib Tun Razak.

Malaysia keen to learn disaster management from Japan - Zahid

By Bernama - Monday, May 30, 2016 - 22:10

SENDAI: Malaysia is interested to learn from Japan, its experiences and know-how in managing natural disasters and reducing the risks of such calamities, says Deputy Prime Minister Datuk Seri Dr Ahmad Zahid Hamidi.

No water for Seremban, Seremban2 folk due to burst pipe

By TEOH PEI YING - Monday, May 30, 2016 - 18:46

SEREMBAN: At least 26 areas in Seremban and Seremban 2 are set to experience water disruption from 5pm today till 9pm tomorrow after a 48 inch pipe at Kereta Tanah Melayu (KTM) Seremban burst this afternoon.

Survey: Oil and gas companies still most sought-after by Malaysian job-seekers

By THARANYA ARUMUGAM - Monday, May 30, 2016 - 15:52

KUALA LUMPUR: Oil and gas companies remain the most highly sought-after employers in Malaysia.

No 'charmed' water in Klang Chinese school, says Education Ministry

By Azura Abas - Monday, May 30, 2016 - 15:25

PUTRAJAYA: There is no evidence indicating that water served to pupils at a Chinese school in Klang here had been ‘charmed.’

TMJ: Don't arrest those who slander me, I'll meet them 'man to man'

By NST ONLINE - Monday, May 30, 2016 - 12:47

KUALA LUMPUR: Tengku Mahkota Johor Tunku Ismail Sultan Ibrahim has asked police to refrain from arresting anyone who makes seditious remarks about him.

Crime robs whole families

By Sharifah Mahsinah Abdullah - Monday, May 30, 2016 - 11:05

Mohamad Saifullah Mat Zani is only 18, but his responsibilities weigh heavily on his shoulders.

Still snatching away

By Faisal Asyraf and Zahratulhayat Mat Arif - Monday, May 30, 2016 - 10:51

‘SAFE CITY’: The number of snatch thefts is on the rise and this is causing concern among the public and the Malaysia Crime Prevention Foundation. But, is it a problem solely for the police to resolve? Faisal Asyraf and Zahratulhayat Mat Arif report

Celebrating Gawai with 'Renai' (video)

By ADIB POVERA - Monday, May 30, 2016 - 09:05

EVERY year, Malaysians in Sarawak and Sabah will return to their hometowns to be with their families and loved ones for the annual rice harvest celebration, a time for indigenous communities to celebrate the padi spirits for the bounteous harvest.

Strong winds and rough seas off Perlis and Kedah until Tuesday

By Bernama - Monday, May 30, 2016 - 01:06

KUALA LUMPUR: Strong south-westerly winds between 40 and 50km per hour with high waves of up to 3.5 metres are expected in the waters off Perlis and Kedah until this Tuesday.

Leisure island gets latest luxury landmark in the form of St Regis Langkawi

By MELISSA DARLYNE CHOW - Sunday, May 29, 2016 - 19:15

LANGKAWI: Langkawi's newest landmark, the St Regis Langkawi has the potential to draw upmarket tourists to the popular vacation island, said Prime Minister Datuk Seri Najib Razak.

MIC party polls to be after GE14

By Bernama - Sunday, May 29, 2016 - 18:12

SUBANG JAYA: The MIC’s Extraordinary General Meeting held here today approved the party polls to he held after the 14th General Election (GE14).

DPM Zahid arrives in Tokyo for 5-day working visit

By Bernama - Sunday, May 29, 2016 - 17:34

TOKYO: Malaysian Deputy Prime Minister Datuk Seri Dr Ahmad Zahid Hamidi arrived here Sunday to begin a five-day working visit to Japan, aimed at fostering greater bilateral relations with the world’s third largest economy.

Candidate's absence from campaigning is not an issue, says Khairy

By Bernama - Sunday, May 29, 2016 - 16:40

KUALA KANGSAR: The absence of the Barisan Nasional (BN) candidate Datin Mastura Mohd Yazid during the campaign for the Kuala Kangsar parliamentary by-election, should not be made an issue by any party, including the opposition.

No, I don't have a stroke, says Pandikar on health rumours

By Farezza Hanum Rashid - Sunday, May 29, 2016 - 15:30

PETALING JAYA: Rumours claiming that Dewan Rakyat Speaker Tan Sri Pandikar Amin Mulia is undergoing major surgery following a stroke, are false.

Subra to resign from Cabinet if 'hudud' enters legal system

By HANA NAZ HARUN - Sunday, May 29, 2016 - 15:05

SUBANG: MIC president Datuk Seri Dr S. Subramaniam will resign from the Cabinet if efforts to stop hudud law from making its way into the country's legal system fails.

Rival MIC groups square off in hotel at party's EGM

By HANA NAZ HARUN - Sunday, May 29, 2016 - 13:07

SUBANG: MIC's extraordinary general meeting (EGM) was disrupted when a group of people, allegedly supporters of former president Datuk Seri G. Palanivel caused a ruckus outside the hall.

Penang waters believed to be affected by oil spill

By BALVIN KAUR - Sunday, May 29, 2016 - 13:04

GEORGE TOWN: The black, slimy residue spotted along the waters of the north coast of Penang island early yesterday is believed to be an oil spill.

Zoo kills gorilla after boy falls into enclosure

By AFP - Sunday, May 29, 2016 - 08:34

WASHINGTON: Workers at the Cincinnati Zoo in the US state of Ohio shot and killed a gorilla on Saturday after a three-year-old boy fell into its enclosure, officials said.

Nigerian-Malaysian teen making waves on local cycling scene

By ARNAZ M. KHAIRUL - Sunday, May 29, 2016 - 08:23

KUALA LUMPUR: He arrived on the scene to mysterious glances, his curled locks and features had already set Mohd Azim Ibrahim apart from the rest of the young cyclists bidding to make a career in the sport.

Zahid: Former leaders should know when their time is up

By Nik Imran Abdullah and T.N. Alagesh - Saturday, May 28, 2016 - 23:36

KUANTAN: Those who have passed their time as leaders should allow the current leadership to run Umno, Deputy Prime Minister Datuk Seri Dr Ahmad Zahid Hamidi said tonight.

Mara's business developments should not be seen as a racial agenda

By Bernama - Saturday, May 28, 2016 - 22:19

KANGAR: The establishment or development of any entity initiated by Majlis Amanah Rakyat (Mara) should not be questioned by any party, let alone be labelled as one-sided with racist motives, said Rural and Regional Development Minister Datuk Seri Ismail Sabri Yaakob.

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.