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MALACCA: Thousands of people thronged a Pakatan Rakyat rally to protest the results of the 13th general election at Kampung Bukit Katil Square here on Friday.
KUALA LUMPUR: The police have uncovered a gang of thugs which lure unsuspecting entrepreneurs from China to the city before extorting them of large sums of money.
KUALA LUMPUR: Preliminary investigation by the Election Commission (EC) revealed that a photograph posted on the internet showing that a blackout purportedly occurred during vote-counting for the 13th general election (GE13) was an act recorded even before the GE13.
KUALA LUMPUR: South-bound traffic along North-South Expressway (Plus) was reported smooth while north-bound traffic was reported to be slow.
PETALING JAYA: Ruling coalition Barisan Nasional is mulling changing its name as part of its evolution to respond to current needs, and among the names it is looking at is Parti 1Malaysia.
KOTA KINABALU: The civil and syariah laws in the country should be reviewed to allow for a stricter regulations on child marriage, Deputy Women, Family and Community Development Minister Datuk Azizah Mohd Dun.
KUALA LUMPUR: MIC president Datuk Seri G. Palanivel has brushed off allegations that branches will hold a meeting to pass a 'no contest' resolution for the party's top posts.
BESUT: Second Education Minister Datuk Seri Idris Jusoh will sue Parti Keadilan Rakyat (PKR) and its strategy director Mohd Rafizi Ramli for slander.
GEORGE TOWN: An artist who painted a mural of a merry old couple on the wooden exterior wall of a house in Chew Jetty here has now covered it in white paint and obscuring it completely, ironically because of its popularity.
KUALA LUMPUR: Adamant that the MIC is the "mother party of the Indian community" since 1946, party president Datuk Seri G. Palanivel wants the Indian Affairs Unit under the Prime Minister's Department to be placed under MIC leadership, and not Hindraf.
KUALA LUMPUR: Visitors came as early as 7am to the Buddhist Maha Vihara here to commemorate Wesak Day on Friday. Devotees presented flowers, lit candles, sought blessings and made offerings to the monks to commemorate the birth, enlightenment and death of Buddha.
KUALA LUMPUR: A man armed with a meat cleaver made a fatal choice when he tried to rob and attack an out-of-uniform policeman at a bank in Damansara Utama early Friday.
PETALING JAYA: PKR is determined to spend the next five years preparing for the 14th general election.
KUALA LUMPUR: PKR vice-president Tian Chua, PAS member Tamrin Ghafar and Anything But Umno head Haris Ibrahim have been released from police custody after the Magistrate rejected the police’s application for remand.
KOTA KINABALU: A review of the designated sea lanes for passenger and commercial ships as well as the traditional barter trading is on the cards in efforts to further strengthen sea border security in the east coast.
KUALA LUMPUR: The recent death in police custody and strengthening of the Indian community will be among the issues that MIC president Datuk Seri G. Palanivel will discuss when he meets with Prime Minister Datuk Seri Najib Tun Razak next week.
PHUKET: The proposal to turn Barisan Nasional into a single party is rational and needs to be studied in detail to ensure continuous support from the people in future, said party deputy chief Tan Sri Muhyiddin Yassin.
PETALING JAYA: PKR will be filing an election petition for the Balik Pulau parliamentary seat.
GEORGE TOWN: DAP national chairman Karpal Singh is calling for Parliament to enact a law to allow Senate elections in all states.
PUTRAJAYA: Some 3,000 copies of tabloids published by the Opposition parties have been seized in a nationwide operation for violating the printing permit.
PUTRAJAYA: Those who do not adhere to the Peaceful Assembly Act will “pay a heavy price” for their offence, said Home Minister Datuk Seri Dr Ahmad Zahid Hamidi.
KUALA LUMPUR: Police arrested three opposition figures under the Sedition Act while the Home Ministry seized some 3,000 copies of Opposition party organs as the authorities moved to put a stop to alleged attempts to overthrow the Government through street protests.
PETALING JAYA: Umno leaders have commended the police for upholding the law in arresting people found to have infringed the Sedition Act 1948.
PUTRAJAYA: The new vehicle registration plates for Federal Territory of Kuala Lumpur will start with “W1A”. Acting Transport Minister Datuk Seri Hishammuddin Hussein, who announced this Thursday, said the new series would start once the “WYY” series ends.
PETALING JAYA: The rally organised by the Federal Territory and Selangor DAP to thank the rakyat for their support during the general election drew thousands.
KUALA LUMPUR: In conjunction with Wesak Day, Prime Minister Datuk Seri Najib Tun Razak has called on all Malaysians, regardless of race or ethnicity, to come together as one.
PETALING JAYA: Reality TV show The Apprentice Asia has taken off with one contestant being “fired” by AirAsia boss Tan Sri Tony Fernandes after a premiere that saw two teams competing to sell fish in their first challenge.
KUALA LUMPUR: Student activist Adam Adli Abd Halim has pleaded not guilty in a Sessions Court to a charge of uttering seditious words at the Kuala Lumpur and Selangor Chinese Assembly Hall.
KOTA KINABALU: The presence of large migrant population in Sabah poses a certain security threat to the state and its people, Sabah Police Commissioner Datuk Hamza Taib told the Royal Commission of Inquiry (RCI).
PETALING JAYA: The police have slammed critics of the arrest of Opposition figures and activists, stressing that it was not politically motivated.
PETALING JAYA: PKR has insisted that it would not be intimidated by the confiscation of copies of Suara Keadilan and other party organs from shops and distributors nationwide by the Home Ministry.
GEORGE TOWN: The National Union of Journalists (NUJ) has condemned the attacks on journalists covering a series of candlelight vigils held to show solidarity for student activist Adam Adli Abdul Halim.
KOTA KINABALU: The Malaysian Anti-Corruption Commission (MACC) has started its investigation into a claim of possible corrupt practice involved in the case of a restaurant manager charged with raping an underage girl here.
PETALING JAYA: PKR has condemned the arrests of its vice-president Tian Chua, activist Haris Ibrahim and Tamrin Ghafar under the Sedition Act.
KUALA LUMPUR: A task force has been formed to investigate the death of N. Dharmendran, who is believed to have been murdered while in police custody.
PETALING JAYA: Pakatan Rakyat will file petitions in court to challenge the results of the 13th general election in 29 parliamentary constituencies as well as a number of state seats.
PETALING JAYA: The PKR congress beginning today is expected to draw sharp debates on the recently-concluded general election.
PETALING JAYA: Selangor remains the only state whose exco line-up has yet to be named following the impasse over the number of seats to be allocated to the respective Pakatan Rakyat member parties.
PETALING JAYA: MCA president Datuk Seri Dr Chua Soi Lek says mutual respect between people of different races and religions should be appreciated.
MALACCA: The historic city is poised to witness a busy week ahead as the Seck Kia Eenh (SKE) Buddhist Temple here is planning a week-long Wesak Day celebration starting today.
PHUKET: Malaysia must be more aggressive in its tourism promotion to remain competitive among neighbouring countries.
KUALA LUMPUR: The management of a moneylending company ac-cused of harassing a defaulter’s family has apologised to the victims.
PUTRAJAYA: Barely a week into his new portfolio, Tourism and Culture Minister Datuk Seri Nazri Aziz has instructed his officers to get an MACC representative to sit in the ministry’s tender board meetings for contract awarding.
IPOH: A successful nation could face ruin if its people forget the basic values that propelled them to greatness in the first place, said the Regent of Perak Raja Dr Nazrin Shah.
SHAH ALAM: The Hindu Rights Action Force (Hindraf) has submitted a memorandum to the Selangor police headquarters to express its dissatisfaction over the way the police had allegedly handled a robbery case in Klang.
ALOR SETAR: The Kedah Government will review the housing policy made by the previous administration including the housing quota and land swapping status.
HULU TERENGGANU: The newly-elected MP of Hulu Terengganu wants the Kampung Binjai Kertas mosque to be rebuilt in time for Ramadan in July.
It is time to repair, construct and reconstruct appropriate and reliable social infrastructure – ‘roads, canals and bridges’ between government and the people it serves, and among the people themselves.
Innovation brings new value or unearths value that was previously hidden while inventions put something novel on the table.
DJ May Lau from Star RFM 988 has given her full support to husband Ken Low, who has been charged with molesting Astro TV host Siow Hui Mei and another woman.
SINGER and actress Marsha Milan Londoh will play the part of an orang asli rape victim in her next film, Harian Metro reported.
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