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Tajuddin: Dr M "had a hand" in Opposition MPs walkout

By Nuradzimmah Daim - Sunday, 23 October 2016.

IPOH: Tun Dr Mahathir Mohamad “had a hand” in the walkout staged by the Opposition MPs during the tabling of Budget 2017 by Prime Minister Datuk Seri Najib Razak.


All political funding disbursed by Najib to Umno divisions, says Annuar Musa

By ARNAZ M. KHAIRUL - Monday, October 24, 2016 - 00:59

MALACCA: All political funding channelled to Prime Minister Datuk Seri Najib Razak have been disbursed to Umno divisions accordingly, said Umno information chief Tan Sri Annuar Musa.

435 investigation papers on sedition opened since 2010: Police

By Bernama - Sunday, October 23, 2016 - 20:47

KUALA LUMPUR: A total of 435 investigation papers have been opened under the Sedition Act 1948, between 2010 and Oct 14 this year.

N. Sembilan MB to Kumpulan Air Selangor: "Don't be too quick to blame others"

By ZAIDI ISHAM ISMAIL - Sunday, October 23, 2016 - 20:13

SEREMBAN: Negri Sembilan Menteri Besar Datuk Seri Mohamad Hasan has advised Kumpulan Air Selangor not to blame others for the closure of the Sungai Semenyih water treatment plant today.

Remand extension for 4, the Sabah Water Department corruption scandal continues

By AVILA GERALDINE - Sunday, October 23, 2016 - 19:31

KOTA KINABALU: Malaysian Anti-Corruption Commission (MACC) has obtained remand extension on four individuals to facilitate the on-going probe into the Sabah Water Department’s corruption scandal.

Former KL police chief Henry Chin dies

By Bernama - Sunday, October 23, 2016 - 19:11

KUALA LUMPUR: Former Kuala Lumpur police chief Tan Sri Henry Chin, 79, died at the University Malaya Medical Centre (UMMC) here due to a stroke this morning.

Source of Semenyih pollution narrowed down to Nilai, taps still dry in many districts

By DAWN CHAN - Sunday, October 23, 2016 - 18:47

SHAH ALAM: The source of odour pollution that caused the shutdown of the Sungai Semenyih water treatment plant this morning has been roughly pinpointed as Nilai in Negri Sembilan, the Selangor state government has confirmed.

BN not abandoning Vision 2020, leaders stated

By HANA NAZ HARUN - Sunday, October 23, 2016 - 18:40

KUALA LUMPUR: Malaysia’s new 30-year transformation plan, the 2050 National Transformation (TN50), was not designed to abandon Vision 2020.

MCA poised to open doors to non-Chinese members

By ADRIAN LAI - Sunday, October 23, 2016 - 17:30

KUALA LUMPUR: In an effort to widen its appeal among Malaysians, the MCA has announced plans to amend its constitution to pave the way for the entry of affiliate non-Chinese members.

Family of crane-accident victim need not repay study loan, says PTPTN

By Audrey Dermawan - Sunday, October 23, 2016 - 16:09

GEORGE TOWN: The National Higher Education Fund Corporation (PTPTN) has waived the payment on the remainder of Chin Khoon Sing’s study loan.

Don't point fingers Azmin, Johan brings up sand mining project, claims it could be the cause

By Hariz Mohd - Sunday, October 23, 2016 - 15:43

SHAH ALAM: Semenyih assemblyman Datuk Johan Abdul Aziz today lambasted Selangor Menteri Besar for blaming BN and Umno in Sungai Semenyih pollution case.

Health Deputy Minister: Full Paying Patient scheme misunderstood, not affecting subsidy

By Raja Khalidatul Asrin - Sunday, October 23, 2016 - 15:15

IPOH: Health Deputy Minister Datuk Seri Dr Hilmi Yahaya today said many quarters have misunderstood the Full Paying Patient (FPP) term by claiming it will end subsidies for patient seeking treatment at government hospitals.

Semenyih water treatment plant closed again over pollution woes, taps go dry in numerous areas

By SITI NURSURAYA ALI - Sunday, October 23, 2016 - 14:19

KUALA LUMPUR: Several areas in Petaling, Hulu Langat, Kuala Langat and Sepang are experiencing temporary water disruption due to the closure of the Sungai Semenyih water treatment plant following another case of odour pollution at 7.30am today.

Azmin blames BN, Umno for Sungai Semenyih contamination

By Hariz Mohd - Sunday, October 23, 2016 - 13:59

BANTING: The PKR-led Selangor state government today has blamed Barisan Nasional and Umno for the recent water contamination at Sungai Semenyih, claiming it was an act of sabotage.

Screening against screens: Getting kids interested in gadget-free activities

By AUDREY VIJAINDREN - Sunday, October 23, 2016 - 13:43

“BOTH my kids are only allowed to use their gadgets at the weekends or during holidays, provided that it is not the exam period,” says human resource consultant Priya Pillai, 43.

Monitoring mum: Aishah Sinclair keeps an eye on her kids' exposure to the virtual world

By NST - Sunday, October 23, 2016 - 13:35

UP close and personal with radio host and mother of two Aishah Sinclair about her experience in striking a right balance on her children’s gadget time:

Childhood, unplugged: Drawing kids away from their gadget addiction

By AUDREY VIJAINDREN - Sunday, October 23, 2016 - 12:46

IT’S virtually impossible to get children to stay away from the virtual world these days. Given the multi-screen era that we are in, it is not surprising that teaching kids how to detach from their gadgets is a major problem for many parents.

Explore budget's benefits, Subra tells Indian community

By FAREZZA HANUM RASHID AND AUDREY DERMAWAN - Sunday, October 23, 2016 - 12:25

KUALA LUMPUR: MIC will set up a special committee to study the 2017 Budget tabled by Prime Minister Datuk Seri Najib Razak on Friday.

Asean deal helps control transboundary haze, says Sarawak CM

By ADIB POVERA - Sunday, October 23, 2016 - 11:58

KUCHING: EFFORTS undertaken by the government and other parties from neighbouring countries, have helped reduce the impact of transboundary haze in the country, especially in Sarawak.

2017 Budget: More needs to be done for disabled, say groups

By SUZANNA PILAY - Sunday, October 23, 2016 - 11:20

KUALA LUMPUR: From the perspective of people with disabilities (PWDs), the 2017 Budget is not much different from the 2016 Budget, despite minor adjustments.

Entertainment guideline needed to ensure Muslims don't stray, says Jamil Khir

By Bernama - Saturday, October 22, 2016 - 22:48

MALACCA: A guideline on entertainment is crucial to ensure Muslims do not go beyond what is permitted by their religion, especially in the face of a borderless world.

Govt committed to help the Indian community, says DPM

By ZAHRATULHAYAT MAT ARIF - Saturday, October 22, 2016 - 20:29

BAGAN DATOH: The government remains committed to help eradicate poverty and the problem of school dropouts in the Indian community, said Deputy Prime Minister Datuk Seri Dr Ahmad Zahid Hamidi.

Parliament walkout: Pas 'more civilised' than Pakatan Harapan, says Mahdzir Khalid

By EMBUN MAJID - Saturday, October 22, 2016 - 20:18

SUNGAI PETANI: Pas members of parliament (MPs) have proven themselves to be more civilised and professional than other opposition MPs, as they remained seated during the tabling of 2017 Budget by Prime Minister Datuk Seri Najib Razak yesterday.

Azmin: We walked out because 2017 Budget failed to address fundamental issues

By DAWN CHAN - Saturday, October 22, 2016 - 19:42

KUALA LANGAT: PKR deputy president Datuk Seri Azmin Ali has defended Opposition MPs' walkout during the 2017 Budget presentation in Dewan Rakyat on Friday, saying that they had listened enough of it.

Bittersweet moment for father of late UPM graduate

By ARFA YUNUS - Saturday, October 22, 2016 - 19:13

KUALA LUMPUR: All she needed was just four more days. In that short time-frame, Maizulina Zulkeply could have personally accepted her Master’s Degree scroll.

Noh Omar: Banks should provide full housing loans

By FERNANDO FONG - Saturday, October 22, 2016 - 17:05

KUALA LUMPUR: Banks should consider providing full housing loans to homebuyers – particularly first-timers – to help tackle the problem of end-financing.

Death of King Bhumibol felt by all in Southeast Asia, says Najib

By Bernama - Saturday, October 22, 2016 - 15:52

BANGKOK: The death of King Bhumibol Adulyadej is felt not only by the people in Thailand but also throughout the Southest Asian region, said Prime Minister Datuk Seri Najib Tun Razak.

UN named Wonder Woman as ambassador for gender equality

By Bernama - Saturday, October 22, 2016 - 15:31

UNITED NATIONS: The United Nations on Friday named the fictional superhero Wonder Woman as its new honorary ambassador for gender equality amid protests criticizing the character not a qualified spokesperson for women and girls, China's Xinhua news agency reports.

IGP sticks to his guns, defends police action over 'mistaken identity' arrest

By ARFA YUNUS - Saturday, October 22, 2016 - 15:28

KUALA LUMPUR: Inspector-General of Police, Tan Sri Khalid Abu Bakar has again defended the force’s action in a raid against suspected robbers near the Serdang Hospital earlier this month.

Rectifications underway, disrupted fuelling services at klia2 expected to be resolved soon

By FAIRUZ MOHD SHAHAR - Saturday, October 22, 2016 - 15:23

SEPANG : The disrupted hydrant fuelling services at the Kuala Lumpur International Airport 2 (klia2) are being rectified in stages and are expected to be resolved soon.

Temporary balloon ban at official functions, Terengganu MB to decide after police investigation

By SIM BAK HENG - Saturday, October 22, 2016 - 14:58

KUALA TERENGGANU: The use of balloons either as decorative items or an opening gimmick will temporarily be banned in all official functions with immediate effect.