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May 22, 2018 10:15 AM Unemployed man charged with uploading offensive FB posting against Agong

KUALA LUMPUR: An unemployed man claimed trial in the Sessions Court here today to a charge of uploading an offensive posting on Facebook against Yang di-Pertuan Agong Sultan Muhammad V, two years ago. Amir Izhar Hamiruddin, 33, is accused of using his Facebook account, "Amir Izhar" to consciously initiate a false posting with intent to annoy another 6

May 22, 2018 4:02 AM Johor Sultan grants audience to Anwar Ibrahim

JOHOR BARU: The Sultan of Johor, Sultan Ibrahim Sultan Iskandar, granted an audience to PKR de facto leader Datuk Seri Anwar Ibrahim at Istana Pasir Pelangi here last night. The Tunku Mahkota of Johor, Tunku Ismail Sultan Ibrahim, also attended the audience. Also present was Anwar's daughter Nurul Izzah, who is PKR vice-president and the MP for Permatang 5

May 21, 2018 3:08 PM Foreigners take advantage of Ramadan to reap profits

KOTA BARU: Many foreigners, especially from a neighbouring country, who entered the country during Ramadan to collect donations or charity, are said to earn as much as RM300 a day. Principal Assistant Director (Legal and Enforcement Division) in the Kelantan Social Welfare Department (JKM) Nazri Hussin said the lucrative income was an attraction for these 6

May 19, 2018 3:30 AM Johor govt to provide more opportunities for local contractors

JOHOR BARU: The Johor government will provide more opportunities for local contractors to implement government development projects. State Public Works, Infrastructure and Transport Committee chairman Mazlan Bujang said it was aimed at helping to generate economic growth as well as controlling the flow of money in the state. "The state government will provide 7

May 18, 2018 11:37 AM Tun Mahathir unveils Pakatan Harapan Cabinet

KUALA LUMPUR: The Yang di-Pertuan Agong Sultan Muhammad V has consented to the appointment of ministers to form the initial cabinet of the Pakatan Harapan government. In a statement, today, Prime Minister Tun Dr Mahathir Mohamad said he had an audience with the Yang diPertuan Agong Sultan Muhammad V at Istana Negara to submit names of Members of Parliament 10

May 16, 2018 7:40 AM Ten Johor state Exco members sworn in

JOHOR BARU: Ten members of the Johor state executive council (exco) took their oath of office before the Sultan of Johor Sultan Ibrahim Sultan Iskandar at the Istana Besar Singgahsana Room, today morning. Also present at the swearing-in ceremony were the Tunku Mahkota of Johor Tunku Ismail Sultan Ibrahim and members of the royal family. According to a statement 9

May 16, 2018 7:07 AM 'Thank you, Tuanku,' says pardoned Anwar

KUALA LUMPUR: "Alhamdulillah (Praise be to God), thank you Tuanku (Your Majesty)". That was the response from Datuk Seri Anwar Ibrahim following his audience with the Yang di-Pertuan Agong, Sultan Muhammad V, at Istana Negara after he was granted a full pardon today. Anwar said this to Bernama before he left Istana Negara after the audience. Anwar, 71, was released 7

May 16, 2018 6:56 AM Discussion on Anwar's political involvement after Hari Raya: Sivarasa

KUALA LUMPUR: A discussion on the political involvement of PKR de facto leader Datuk Seri Anwar Ibrahim will most likely be held after Hari Raya in June. His lawyer, R. Sivarasa said that as Anwar had been given a full pardon, he could now be involved in politics and efforts would be made so that Anwar could return to Parliament. "This is my opinion 7

May 16, 2018 5:25 AM Istana turns lively as supporters, cabbies show up in support of Anwar

KUALA LUMPUR: The mood in front of Gate 2 of the Istana Negara, where Datuk Seri Anwar Ibrahim is meeting the Yang di-Pertuan Agong Sultan Muhammad V, turned lively after some 150 taxi drivers arrived to show their support for the Pakatan Harapan de facto leader. The taxis, carrying flags bearing the PKR logo on it, honked as they made their way to the entrance 10

May 14, 2018 3:41 PM Pardon for Anwar by Wednesday: Agong

KUALA LUMPUR: The Yang di-Pertuan Agong Sultan Muhammad V hopes that all procedures relating to the proceedings of the Pardons Board Committee for a royal pardon for PKR de facto leader Datuk Seri Anwar Ibrahim will be finalised on Wednesday. Istana Negara Datuk Pengkalan Bijaya Diraja Datuk Wan Ahmad Dahlan Ab Aziz said in a statement tonight that the Yang di-Pertuan 8