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Open contest also means we can run in your seats, PBB leader warns Tiong King Sing

KUCHING, May 24 — Gabungan Parti Sarawak (GPS) has the final decision on seat allocations for component parties, Parti P...


Woman charged with poisoning police officer husband, mother-in-law

The charges were framed under Section 328 of the Penal Code for causing hurt by poisoning, which provides for a jail sentence of up to 10 years and a fine, if convicted.


13 undocumented migrants deported back to Thailand

IPOH: Some 13 undocumented migrants from Thailand have been sent back to their home country. Read full story


Swastikas found in Oxford college as principal slams anti-Semitism

'Deeply shocking' swastika graffiti has been found inside an Oxford college, its Principal has said, as pro-Gaza protests at the elite university grew violent.


Charge against Perlis MB’s son could taint PAS’s ‘clean’ image, analysts say

Azmi Hassan and Mazlan Ali say that PAS, unlike Bersatu, has hitherto not been linked with corruption.


106 deaths recorded due to traffic accidents in S'wak from January to April, says state minister

SIBU: Road accidents have killed 106 people in Sarawak in the first four months of this year, says Datuk Lee Kim Shin. Read full story


Putin ready to halt Ukraine war on one key condition

Russia's Vladimir Putin is ready to halt the war in Ukraine if a negotiated ceasefire that recognises the current battlefield lines can be agreed, Russian sources claim.


Judge orders child to see mum accused of sex abuse

In a ruling, the Court of Appeal called the decision "fundamentally flawed".


Ex-marine can be extradited to US, Australian judge rules

Daniel Duggan is wanted in Washington for allegedly training Chinese military pilots - which he denies.


Woman was wrongly believed safe before murder - report

Authorities showed a "misplaced belief" that Gemma Marjoram was safe, the review finds.


Man gets 10 years’ jail for raping 11-year-old girl

The court also orders the 26-year-old to be given three strokes of the rotan.


Lucy Letby loses bid to challenge murder convictions

In August 2023, Letby, of Hereford, was convicted of the murders and attempted murders of the babies at the Countess of Chester Hospital between 2015 and 2016.


Knives seized by police who pulled vehicle over

Boxes of kitchen knives are seized as officers investigate how they might have been sold.


'Nga Kor Ming needs to acknowledge past mistakes' - Puad Zarkashi

The current government has to admit that the GST and targeted subsidies introduced by Najib was beneficial for the country.


Britain's top civil servant sorry for calling Boris Johnson 'feral'

Britain's top civil servant Simon Case admitted yesterday he did not understand how 'difficult' Boris Johnson found the pandemic and said messages he sent 'required apologies'.


2 Germans, a Spaniard and a Senegalese killed in building collapse in Spain's Mallorca island

MADRID (AP) — Spain's National Police on Friday gave details on four people killed when a building housing a bar and restaurant club collapsed on the island of Mallorca. Police said two German women, aged 20 and 30, died, along with a 33-year-old Spanish woman and a 44-year-old Senegalese man. The Spanish woman worked in the club, they said. Palma de Mallorca Mayor Jaime Martínez and firefighter department spokesman Eder García told reporters...


Boy, 16, arrested on suspicion of rape

Police appeal to anyone who may have seen something suspicious near Summerhill Country Park.


1MDB’s US$346 million suit: Rosmah ordered to file defence by July 4

KUALA LUMPUR - Datin Seri Rosmah Mansor has been given until July 4 to file her defence in the US$346 million suit filed by 1Malaysia Development Berhad (1MDB) and 10 others over the purchase of luxury items amounting to more than US$346 million, alleged to have been obtained through the misappropriation of 1Malaysia Development Berhad (1MDB) funds...


More than 100 knives recovered in police crackdown

Swords and flick-knives were among items surrendered in a week of action by Merseyside Police.


Penang governor hopes Putrajaya will grant approval for 93 projects worth RM17.1b under 12th Malaysia Plan

GEORGE TOWN, May 24 — The Penang state government has applied for 93 projects worth about RM17.1 billion under the 5th r...


IDF finds additional three bodies of hostages in Gaza

According to IDF intelligence, the hostages were murdered during the October 7 massacre and were taken by Hamas terrorists to Gaza.


Sabah AG retracts controversial statement in court, replaces lawyer over blunder in 40pc revenue challenge

KOTA KINABALU, May 24 — The state government has retracted its stand against the Sabah Law Society in the Court of Appea...


First for M’sia as Cedaw report submitted ‘in timely manner’

Women, family and community development minister Nancy Shukri presented the report at the 88th Cedaw session in Geneva.


Malaysia’s democracy hinges on popularity not competence, says Dr M

The former prime minister says if the nation’s leadership does not know how to govern, then it will not develop.


Flying the Malaysian flag Down Under

KUALA LUMPUR: The recently concluded 2024 Asean-Australia Special Summit in Melbourne put in focus areas where Malaysia can collaborate with Australia as the region marks the 50th anniversary since Australia became Asean's first dialogue partner. Read full story


Anwar calls for more empathy, open dialogue between faiths

TOKYO: Datuk Seri Anwar Ibrahim on Friday (May 24) called for heightened empathy and open dialogue between people of different faiths and backgrounds as he addressed the growing threats of obscurantism, bigotry and intolerance that threaten to divide societies and undermine peace. Read full story


Developers, local councils need to hash out flood issues, say Bandar Bukit Raja folk

Residents representative Zulkifli Othman says the two parties frequently shift the blame whenever floods occur.


Rescue crews hunt for tourists under Majorca club leaving four dead

Chaos has consumed Majorca, after four people died and 16 were injured when a nightclub and restaurant in Playa de Palma on Thursday night.


Takiyuddin accuses police of cover-up in probe against Azmin Ali over PKNS remarks

KUALA LUMPUR, May 24 — A Perikatan Nasional (PN) leader today accused Selangor police chief Datuk Hussein Omar Khan of t...


Appeal after e-scooter rider stabbed during robbery

The victim - in his late teens - was approached by a group of about six men and stabbed, police say.


NGO asks PM to stop degazettement of Kampung Bohol flood retention pond

The Kuala Lumpur Residents Action for Sustainable Development Association says the land in question is classified as a public open area in the KL City Plan 2020.


Vigil held after boys' deaths in river tragedy

A vigil is held after two Newcastle teenagers died in River Tyne tragedy.


American, 21, arrested during 'failed Congo coup' was on first trip

Tyler Thompson, 21, was one of at least three Americans named by the Congolese army for their alleged involvement in the failed effort to overthrow the government under Christian Malanga.


Water supply in 41 Kuala Langat areas to return by midnight

The Labohan Dagang water treatment plant resumed operations today following a temporary shutdown last night.


Anwar under pressure to drop prominent state chief, says source

Division leaders are said to be unhappy with the state chairman for interfering with the performance of their duties, including nominating local councillors.


Former political secretary charged again with accepting gratification over police tender

Sayed Amir Muzzakkir Al Sayed Mohamad, 42, pleaded not guilty to the charge before Judge Awang Kerisnada Awang Mahmud.


Girl, 14, appears in court after school stabbings

Two teachers and a pupil were injured at a secondary school in April.


Selangor MMEA bust boat carrying illegal immigrants in Morib waters

PORT KLANG: The Selangor Malaysian Maritime Enforcement Agency (MMEA) busted a foreign fishing vessel that was suspected of sneaking illegal immigrants out of the country. Read full story


Police probing if attacks on footballers related

Investigation has so far focused on closed-circuit camera (CCTV) recordings at the scene and recordings of conversations from witnesses.


Major police operation underway after 'gunshots'

Police were called to Berkeley Crescent in Floreat at about 4.30pm on Friday after a gunman opened fire.


Man, 18, denies attempted murder after stabbing

Two teenagers face trial in September after a man in his 30s was hospitalised in March.


Purr-fect Haven: Klang’s First Stray Cat Park Set To Open In August

The local government is set to unveil Taman Kucing Klang, a sprawling container-style park designed to provide comfort and shelter for stray felines.


Police investigate threat in residents dispute

Officers say it involved a dispute between residents that became physically threatening.


University lecturer offers free SPM history classes to local community

Free history classes bridge knowledge gap and build community


Fresh twist in case of fruit picker accused of amputating man's leg

John Yalu, 29, allegedly killed Innisfail farm labourer and grandfather Kalman Tal, 66, with a circular saw in a park on February 19, 2022.


More than 200 foreigners nabbed in separate Immigration ops in Kulai, Batu Pahat

JOHOR BARU: More than 200 foreigners from eight countries have been arrested in two separate operations in the Kulai and Batu Pahat districts. Read full story


DBKL tears down illegal stalls at Bazaria Wangsa Maju

Kuala Lumpur City Hall (DBKL) confiscated goods and demolished unlicensed stalls that were operating in Bazaria Wangsa Maju, Kuala Lumpur on Friday (May 24). Read full story


Man, 75, arrested in connection with dog walker death

The 65-year-old dog walker was found shot dead on a remote Perthshire path in February.


Sabah govt makes about turn after public backlash in 40% revenue entitlement appeal

KOTA KINABALU: The Sabah government has withdrawn its challenge against the position of the Sabah Law Society (SLS) in its 40% special grant court case against the Federal Government in the Court of Appeal. Read full story


Sungai Bakap assemblyman passes away at 56

PETALING JAYA: Sungai Bakap assemblyman Nor Zamri Latiff has passed away on Friday (May 24). Read full story