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  • We will oppose hudud as it is not part of Pakatan agreement, says Guan Eng

    April 21, 2014 9:43 AM 13

    Lim Guan Eng said there is no issue of Pakatan Rakyat supporting any form of Hudud law in the the country or in any state. - The Malaysian Insider pic by Hasnoor Hussain, April 21, 2014.DAP has put its foot down against PAS's plan to table a private motion on hudud in Parliament, saying that Pakatan Rakyat's (PR) common policy platform and general election

  • BN candidate will fall on MCA, says sec-gen

    April 21, 2014 9:41 AM 22

    KUALA LUMPUR, April 20 — MCA will have first dibs on fielding a candidate for the now vacant Bukit Gelugor seat in Penang, the Barisan Nasional (BN) coalition secretary-general said today. The federal seat fell vacant following the death of its MP, Karpal Singh in a road accident on April 17. Datuk Seri Tengku Adnan Mansor, who is also Umno secretary-general

  • British tourist killed in Malaysia bus crash

    April 21, 2014 9:18 AM 30

    PEKAN, Malaysia - A double-decker bus ferrying foreign tourists plunged into a 15-metre slope at an oil palm plantation along Jalan Kuantan-Segamat near the Felda Chini junction today. One of the 38 passengers was killed in the 4.20pm incident, when the bus skidded and spun several times before it rolled over and landed in a bush near the oil palm plantation

  • Police tell anti-GST rally organisers not to gather at Dataran

    April 21, 2014 8:44 AM 16

    A poster of the planned May Day rally posted on the Facebook page of Solidariti Anak Muda Malaysia today. – April 21, 2014.Police have urged organisers of a May Day rally against the implementation of the Goods and Services Tax (GST) to reconsider their plans to converge at Dataran Merdeka, the Star online reported today. Inspector-General of Police

  • MH370 search cost yet to be determined - Ab Aziz

    April 21, 2014 7:33 AM 39

    KUALA LUMPUR, April 21 (Bernama) -- The government has not determined the overall cost of the search and recovery operation for the Malaysia Airlines (MAS) flight MH370 which went missing on March 8, the Dewan Negara was informed here today. Deputy Transport Minister Datuk Ab Aziz Kaprawi said the International Civil Aviation Organisation (ICAO) required

  • Karpal's family appeals for privacy

    April 21, 2014 6:13 AM 12

    GEORGE TOWN: The family of the late Karpal Singh has appealed to the media for privacy as they mourn their patriarch. The request comes after they went to collect the ashes of the prominent politician at the Batu Gantung crematorium early today morning. Karpal's sons, Penang Exco member Jagdeep Singh Deo and Puchong MP Gobind Singh Deo, urged the media

  • Raja Bomoh: Karpal died at a haunted spot

    April 21, 2014 6:06 AM 76

    He says evil spirits inhabit the jungles through which Malaysia's highways are built. PETALING JAYA: Ibrahim Mat Zin, the self-styled World Bomoh King, has offered to cleanse Malaysia’s major interstate highways of the evil spirits that he says are responsible for accidents like the one which killed veteran politician and senior lawyer Karpal Singh last week. In a video

  • Ex-Teratai assemblywoman to claim more than RM1mil in defamation suit

    April 21, 2014 5:25 AM 13

    KUALA LUMPUR: Former Teratai assemblywoman Jenice Lee Ying Ha intends to claim more than RM1 million in her defamation suit against DAP acting national chairman Tan Kok Wai for allegedly accusing her of corruption, abuse of power and embezzlement. As such, her counsel Michael Wong submitted to High Court judicial commissioner Vazeer Alam Mydin Meera

  • PKR needs revamp, says No 2 hopeful

    April 21, 2014 4:03 AM 8

    PETALING JAYA: Now that the PKR presidential election is virtually over with Anwar Ibrahim’s hint that he will withdraw, most observers are focusing their attention on the deputy presidential race. One of the four contenders is K Ramachandran, a featherweight compared to his rivals—incumbent Azmin Ali, Selangor Menteri Besar Abdul Khalid Ibrahim and the party’s

  • Enforcement, punishment needed for graft-free Malaysia, not a run

    April 21, 2014 12:10 AM 8

    The organisers, Gerakan, managed to get Prime Minister Datuk Seri Najib Razak to launch and take part in the 3km run together with 3,000 runners after a 10-minute exercise session. The question really is, how does that help in the fight against corruption? Taking part in a run or running a campaign to make sure the corrupt are behind bars and leakages