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June 22, 2018 2:22 PM One Mic Stand presents five nights of local comedy shows

CELEBRATING its sixth year running, One Mic Stand (OMS) is will be holding five nights of local comedy shows from June 26 to June 30 at General Space, 12, Lorong Universiti B, Seksyen 16, Petaling Jaya. On June 26, there is OMS' Greatest Hits, which features veterans of OMS bringing some of their classic jokes back This show features Jason Leong, Kavin 3

June 21, 2018 2:00 PM No power shift in Labuan Warisan, says party's Sec-Gen

KOTA KINABALU: Parti Warisan Sabah (Warisan) has denied claims of a power shift in the party's chapter in Labuan. Warisan secretary-general Loretto Padua Jr (pix) said the party's chapter in Labuan was still in the process of being established, and the leadership at the Labuan-level was still protem. "The question of gaining 50% support from the Labuan 3

June 21, 2018 1:07 PM Idris Haron abandons Umno meeting over quit proposal

MALACCA: Former Malacca chief minister and Umno Tangga Batu Division chief Datuk Seri Idris Haron (pix) left the divisional committee meeting he was chairing last night after a committee member proposed that he resign as the division chief and Malacca Umno chairman for the party's poor showing in the Tangga Batu parliamentary constituency in the last general 3

June 21, 2018 9:00 AM Ambrin to audit all federal ministries: Salahuddin

KUALA LUMPUR: There will be no escape for errant civil servants as the special investigation committee headed by former Auditor-General Tan Sri Ambrin Buang will be looking into a full audit of all ministries, according to Agriculture and Agro-based Industry Minister Salahuddin Ayub. He said the decision to audit all federal ministries was made during 7

June 21, 2018 8:45 AM Police officers, personnel must serve with sincerity and integrity

KOTA KINABALU: Police officers and personnel should be sincere in carrying out their duties as well as complying with the Royal Malaysia Police code of ethics to ensure their integrity as civil servants are safeguarded. Police Management director Datuk Seri Abdul Ghafar Rajab said such nobles values were crucial in the face of various challenges and obstacles 3

June 21, 2018 6:11 AM Zahid gave go-ahead for Sarawak BN parties to pull out

PETALING JAYA: Former Barisan Nasional (BN) component parties in Sarawak received the green light to abandon ship before they pulled out of the coalition. Acting Umno president Datuk Seri Dr Ahmad Zahid Hamidi (pix) was captured on video giving the go-ahead to the Sarawak parties. In the undated video that shows him speaking on a stage, Zahid said he and Sarawak 3

June 21, 2018 5:21 AM MACC chief: 3 parties wanted me to stand in GE14

PETALING JAYA: MACC chief Datuk Seri Mohd Shukri Abdull (pix) said three parties offered him a seat to contest in the 14th General Election. However, he rejected them as he doesn't consider himself a politician. "Before the elections, there were representatives from PAS, PKR and Bersatu who asked me to be their candidate," he told Sinar Harian. "I rejected 4

June 21, 2018 4:12 AM Federal Minister Zuraida calls on Sarawak CM

KUCHING: Federal Housing and Local Government Minister Zuraida Kamaruddin (pix) paid a courtesy call on Sarawak Chief Minister Datuk Patinggi Abang Johari Tun Openg today. The meeting took place at Abang Johari's office at the State Legislative Assembly building in Petra Jaya here at about 10am. Sarawak Local Government and Housing Minister Datuk Dr Sim Kui Hian and Federal 3

June 21, 2018 3:58 AM Mavcom ensures passenger/consumer protection, says chairman

KUALA LUMPUR: In the face of criticisms against the Malaysian Aviation Commission (Mavcom), its executive chairman says the airline and airport industry regulator is more focused on passenger/consumer protection. Tan Sri Abdullah Ahmad, a retired Air Force general, said that since its formation two years ago, Mavcom had received over 3,900 public complaints 6

June 21, 2018 12:10 AM UK PM calls for 'free elections' in Thailand

LONDON: British Prime Minister Theresa May called for "free and open elections" in Thailand as she met with the country's leader Prayut Chan-O-Cha in London on Wednesday. Prayut, a former army chief who seized power from Thailand's civilian government in a 2014 coup, will next meet French President Emmanuel Macron on Monday as part of a highly-publicised 3