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  • After a week of bipartisan tribute, McCain is laid to rest

    September 3, 2018 2:28 AM 9

    WASHINGTON: A nearly weeklong celebration of the life of US senator John McCain – war hero, maverick, two-time presidential candidate and outspoken critic of Donald Trump – came to a solemn and subdued end Sunday as he was laid to rest at the US Naval Academy in Annapolis, Maryland. McCain, who died Aug 25 aged 81 after a year-long struggle against brain

  • Rescued male elephant dies

    September 2, 2018 3:31 PM 10

    LAHAD DATU: A male elephant, aged about five years, that was rescued at Ulu Segama Forest Reserve, Lahad Datu on Tuesday, died today. Sabah Wildlife Department (SWD) Public Relation Officer, Siti Nur'ain Ampuan Acheh said the rescued elephant died at 8.20am while on the way for treatment at the Borneo Elephant Sanctuary in Kinabatangan. "A post mortem

  • Who are these ‘little boys’ to question my loyalty?: Azmin

    September 2, 2018 3:27 PM 9

    PETALING JAYA: Datuk Seri Mohamed Azmin Ali today slammed individuals who have been questioning his loyalty to PKR de facto leader, Datuk Seri Anwar Ibrahim and called them little boys who do not understand the real struggle of reformation. The PKR deputy president said all this while he was being patient and took the stand of not attacking any individuals

  • Licence for foreign deep sea fishing boat to be abolished

    September 2, 2018 2:53 PM 13

    KUALA TERENGGANU: The Agriculture and Agro-based Industry Ministry will cease with the issuing of deep sea fishing licence to foreign fishermen to protect the interest of local fishermen, said its minister, Datuk Salahuddin Ayub. He said 828 deep sea fishing licences had been issued by the Malaysian Fisheries Department to foreign and local fishermen

  • Storm damages houses, vehicles in Seputeh

    September 2, 2018 2:30 PM 15

    KUALA LUMPUR: Heavy rain and strong winds damaged many houses and vehicles in Seputeh here yesterday. Seputeh MP Teresa Kok said she would help affected residents including those living at Block C, Muhibbah People's Housing Project (PPR) in Jalan Kelang Lama here to file claims. "We will follow up with the relevant parties for further action," she told reporters

  • Not easy to be PM now: Anwar

    September 2, 2018 1:56 PM 12

    ALOR STAR: PKR president Datuk Seri Anwar Ibrahim admitted that if he himself were holding the position of prime minister today, he would be facing difficulties to manage and revitalise the nation's economic standing due to the burden of too much debt. "The new government is facing a lot of challenges, even if I am the prime minister, it will not be easy, no one could

  • Modified cash accounting system also shows RM16b missing: Lim

    September 2, 2018 10:26 AM 60

    PUTRAJAYA: A total of RM16 billion of unreturned taxes has remained missing from the Fund for Tax Refund Trust Fund (TBBC) regardless of whether the government uses the modified cash basis or the accrual accounting system, according to Finance Minister Lim Guan Eng. Responding to former prime minister Datuk Seri Najib Abdul Razak's Facebook post, he said according

  • Asian Games medals a morale booster: Nicol

    September 2, 2018 10:02 AM 8

    SEPANG: The gold and bronze medals won at her last appearance in the Asian Games will be Datuk Nicol Ann David's morale booster to pursue success in the new season of the PSA Tour championships. "It always gives nice vibes to win after sometime ... it is also good to win a gold medal in the Asian Games. "Feeling fresh after the Asian Games, I think I will start

  • CM welcomes fair treatment assurance to Sabah

    September 2, 2018 8:46 AM 9

    KOTA KINABALU: Sabah Chief Minister Datuk Seri Mohd Shafie Apdal welcomed the assurance that the federal government would provide fair treatment towards the development of the state. He said the assurances not only addressed the minimum wage but also other development-related matters in Sabah. "I'll definitely discuss with (Tun Dr Mahathir) on other

  • Man who insulted Islam in viral video nabbed

    September 2, 2018 4:59 AM 13

    PETALING JAYA: Police have arrested a man following a viral video that stirred religious sentiments. Selangor CID chief SAC Fadzil Ahmat said a report against a video that went viral was lodged on Aug 30. "The report was made based on the viral video of a man who insulted Islam. Selangor police arrested the 24-year-old man at around 3.40am on Sunday