KUALA LUMPUR, Aug 19 — Melaka Chief Minister Adly Zahari said controversial preacher Dr Zakir Naik has been barred from holding religious talks in the state.
MELAKA: Zakir Naik has been barred from holding religious talks in the state, says Chief Minister Adly Zahari.
KUALA LUMPUR: Maybank Investment Bank Research is positive on Dialog Group’s proposal to buy a 25% stake in Halliburton Bayan Petroleum (HBP) from Halliburton International (HI) for RM34.5mil because it makes financial and strategic sense.
KUALA LUMPUR - Controversial preacher Zakir Naik overstepped boundaries when he touched on racial politics and stirred racial tension in Malaysia, Prime Minister Mahathir Mohamad said.
KUCHING: Dr Mahathir Mohamad’s call for Malaysian patriotism among Sarawakians and Sabahans has drawn the scorn of the Movement of Change for Sarawak.
PETALING JAYA: The home ministry has been urged to make deep-seated changes to its procedures for dealing with citizenship applications so that cases of statelessness are curbed.
KUCHING: It started out as a hobby mainly to keep herself occupied during her free time, but little did Helena David Klaum, 45, realise her pastime of using ceramic beads to create attractive souvenirs would bring her a decent income.
PETALING JAYA: The air quality in Peninsular Malaysia has worsened slightly with Rompin in Pahang Air Pollutant Index (API) readings jumping from “unhealthy” to “very unhealthy” zone.
KUALA LUMPUR: Prime Minister Tun Dr Mahathir Mohamad says controversial preacher Dr Zakir Naik has overstepped the boundaries of Malaysia’s multicultural and multireligious environment with his public comments on politics and race.
KUCHING: The Malaysian Pepper Board (MPB) is rebranding dozens of downstream value-added pepper products to boost domestic sales and penetrate export markets.
KUALA LUMPUR • A controversial preacher overstepped boundaries when he touched on racial politics and stirred racial tensions in Malaysia, Prime Minister Mahathir Mohamad said yesterday.
KUCHING: A total of 1,426.43 acres of forests in Sarawak were destroyed by wildfires from Aug 1 till yesterday, according to the State Disaster Management Committee.
Helena stands next to some of her beads.
Khirudin (right) and Miri Bomba chief Law Poh Kiong speaking to reporters when met during the Bomba Run 2019.
KUCHING: Sarawakians cannot be faulted for having a ‘Sarawak First’ or ‘Sarawak for Sarawakians’ mentality as it is a result of being neglected by the federal government, said Santubong MP Dat...
KUALA PERLIS: The 133 members of the 17th-edition of the Kembara Merdeka Jalur Gemilang convoy arrived in Perlis today, the 27th destination, as part of the National Day celebrations.
KUALA LUMPUR (THE STAR/ASIA NEWS NETWORK) - Controversial preacher Zakir Naik overstepped boundaries when he touched on racial politics and stirred racial tension in Malaysia, Prime Minister Mahathir ...
PETALING JAYA: Two more states have introduced restrictions on controversial Islamic preacher Dr Zakir Naik (pix).
KUALA LUMPUR, Aug 18 — Evergreen singer Francissca Peter, whose patriotic-themed song Setia was once popular during the 1980s, has urged fellow Malaysian artists to unite against controversial remar...
KUALA LUMPUR: The rule of law will be imposed on controversial preacher Zakir Naik as he is alleged to have preached on racial politics and riled up racial tension, says Tun Dr Mahathir Mohamad.
Parti Amanah Negara (Amanah) acknowledges that it faces a heavy task in changing the perception of Sarawakians who wrongly associate it with being a peninsular-based party.
Mohamad Sabu – Bernama file photo
KUCHING: Parti Amanah Negara (Amanah) acknowledges that it faces a heavy task in changing the perception of Sarawakians who wrongly associate it with being a penin...
KUCHING, Aug 18 — Parti Amanah Negara (Amanah) president Mohamad Sabu said the party has to challenge the perception among Sarawakians that it is a peninsula-based party and should not establish its...
JUST when I had written the article on bringing together progressives to unite Malaysia for a better tomorrow, as if on cue, the dark side of the force apparently decided that it was a good time to te...
KUCHING, Aug 18 — State Reform Party (STAR) president Lina Soo today urged Sarawakians not to be distracted by all the dramas in Peninsular Malaysia which have nothing to do with the state.
Soo (seated center), Ting (seated second right), while (standing from left) Ngu, Tiong, Pau and others look on.
KUCHING: The haze situation in Sri Aman and Miri in Sarawak is still bad.
KUALA LUMPUR: Federal Territories Minister Khalid Abdul Samad has called on certain parties to stop using Zakir Naik as part of their political strategy.
MIRI: The latest satellite images taken over Borneo Island show that there are 169 forest-fire hotspots in Kalimantan, Indonesia.
KUALA LUMPUR, Aug 18 — Demands for the restoration of Sabah’s rights under the Malaysia Agreement 1963 (MA63) is expected to be a key issue on the campaign trail if the Kimanis parliamentary seat ...
KUCHING, Aug 18 — The haze situation in Sri Aman and Miri in Sarawak is still bad.
PETALING JAYA: The Air Pollutant Index (API) for most areas in Peninsular Malaysia has remained in the moderate range, though the readings in Sarawak’s Miri and Sri Aman have worsened again.
Abdul Karim (second right), Minister of Local Government and Housing Datuk Dr Sim Kui Hian (third left) and others flagging off the 2019 Kuching Marathon’s full marathon categories at Padang Merdeka...
Abdul Karim speaks to reporters after flagging off the 2019 Kuching Marathon’s full marathon categories at Padang Merdeka, Jalan Tun Abang Haji Openg here yesterday.
PETALING JAYA: The fight for Sabah’s rights under the Malaysia Agreement 1963 (MA63) will be a key campaign issue if a by-election is held for the Kimanis parliamentary seat, said a political analyst.
Hopes of clearing the haze in Miri proves to be a false dawn as peat fires continue to burn
Volunteers from Naim, a private company, helping out at Sector 2 yesterday.
KUCHING: Hopes of improved air quality in the state was short-lived as two air pollutant index (API) stations in the state recorded very unhealthy level yesterday.
MIRI: The Malaysian Trades Union Congress (MTUC) is finalising its proposal to the government on labour law reforms which include three components of the Trade Union Act, Employment Act and Industrial...
PETALING JAYA: Issues concerning Sabah are always the priority of the state’s leaders,
Sabah Warisan deputy president Darell Leiking said.
KUCHING (Aug 17): After a respite, the haze has worsened again in Sri Aman and Miri in Sarawak.
KUCHING: All water supply authorities in Sarawak have put in place Strategic Drought Contingency Plans in view of the current dry spell affecting various parts of the state.
File photo for illustration purposes
KUCHING: As the ongoing dry spell continues to affect various areas in the state, all water supply authorities have put in place Strategic Drought Contingency Pla...
KUCHING: After a respite, the haze worsened today in Sri Aman and Miri in Sarawak, where very unhealthy air quality was recorded.
KUCHING: After a respite, the haze has worsened again in Sri Aman and Miri in Sarawak.
After a respite, the haze has worsened again in Sri Aman and Miri in Sarawak.
KUCHING, Aug 17 — After a respite, the haze has worsened again in Sri Aman and Miri in Sarawak.
KUCHING (Bernama): After a respite, the haze has worsened again in Sri Aman and Miri in Sarawak.
Firemen and villagers work together to put out a bushfire at Kampung Bahagia Jaya in Sibu.
MIRI: The Loagan Bunut National Park in interior northern Sarawak has been hit by drought.
KUALA LUMPUR: Dialog Group Bhd has raised its stake in Halliburton Bayan Petroleum Sdn Bhd (HBP), an independent technical services contractor.
KUCHING: Political activist Peter John Jaban has denounced Perlis mufti Mohd Asri Zainul Abidin for referring to Malaysia as “Tanah Melayu”, saying he was either displaying his ignorance or delibe...
KUCHING: Kampung Paloh is a remote coastal village in the Daro District of central Sarawak.
SINGAPORE: The Autonomous Rapid Transit (ART) system, mooted by Chief Minister Datuk Patinggi Abang Johari Tun Openg last month to enhance public transport system in Kuching, will likely cost about a ...
KUCHING: Four police personnel in Sarawak have been arrested for allegedly abusing drugs since the launch of ‘Ops Blue Devil’ on Tuesday (Aug 13).
Abang Johari (front, second left) and Singapore’s Minister for Trade and Industry Chan Chun Sing (front, second right) flanked by Sarawak Deputy Chief Ministers Datuk Amar Awang Tengah Ali Hasan (le...
KUCHING: Fire and Rescue Department (Bomba) yesterday said its personnel are still fighting bush and peat soil fire at eight areas throughout Sarawak.
PUTRAJAYA: All ministries, government departments and agencies need to ensure that they have adequate budget before taking in interns and implement the RM900 monthly allowance as agreed by the governm...
SEPANG: Prime Minister Tun Dr Mahathir said today that the Permanent Resident (PR) status of Islamic preacher Dr Zakir Naik could be revoked if his actions are proven to cause harm to the country’s ...
MIRI, Aug 16 — A total of 198,000 litres of water was used to fight a forest fire in Kuala Baram today.
KUALA LUMPUR, Aug 16 ― India-born fugitive Dr Zakir Naik has been a “divisive” figure and needs to be removed from Malaysia, former Malaysian ambassador Dennis Ignatius said today.
SEPANG: Prime Minister Dr Mahathir Mohamad today urged Sabahans and Sarawakians to think as Malaysians following criticisms that Putrajaya did not consult East Malaysia over several issues.
KUALA LUMPUR, Aug 16 ― Malaysian tycoon Robert Kuok today lambasted Malaysian politicians who claim that Japanese occupiers had liberated then Malaya from British colonialists, calling those who do ...
Dr Mahathir (middle) fields questions from the media as (from right) Rafidah, Kamarudin, Loke and Fernandes look on.
KUCHING: A total of 481 bush fires were recorded in Sarawak from Aug 1 until noon today, said the State Fire and Rescue Department in a statement.
SEPANG (Aug 16): Prime Minister Tun Dr Mahathir Mohamad said today that the Permanent Resident (PR) status of Islamic preacher Dr Zakir Naik could be revoked if his actions are proven to cause harm to...
KUALA LUMPUR: Dialog Group Bhd has raised its stake in Halliburton Bayan Petroleum Sdn Bhd, an independent technical services contractor.
KUCHING, Aug 16 — Chief Minister Datuk Patinggi Abang Johari Openg today said the state government wants to have a good economic relationship with Singapore.
KUCHING, Aug 16 — A total of 481 bush fires were recorded in Sarawak from August 1 until noon today, said the State Fire and Rescue Department in a statement.
KOTA KINABALU: Borneo island is expected to be an engine of growth in this region as Indonesia gears efforts towards moving its capital to Kalimantan, according to an Economics professor.
KUALA LUMPUR: Zakir Naik has been told to respect Malaysia's right to safe and peaceful racial relations.
KUCHING, Aug 16 ― Malaysians should stop quarreling among themselves over what will happen to India-born preacher Dr Zakir Naik once he leaves the country to face trial, PKR federal lawmaker Willie ...
KUCHING: Four police personnel in Sarawak have been arrested for allegedly abusing drugs since the launch of ‘Ops Blue Devil’ on Aug 13.
Legal advisor to the Sarawak government Fong Joo Chung has accused Mukhriz Mahathir of obtaining a logging contract from Sarawak Chief Minister Taib Mahmud in 1994 when his father Dr Mahathir Mohamad ...
KUCHING, Aug 16 ― The air quality in Sarawak as at 11 am today was generally moderate, according to the Air Pollutants Index (API) readings.
KUCHING: The air quality in Sarawak as at 11am today was generally moderate, according to the Air Pollutants Index (API) readings.
Abang Johari (left) tours the exhibits at the Sarawak-Singapore Business Forum and the Sarawak Expo 2019.
KUALA LUMPUR: Defence Minister Mohamad Sabu says search and rescue (SAR) efforts for the two soldiers who have been missing since July 19 in Pulau Perak, Kedah, will continue with land searches.
MIRI: Water supplies in five districts in Sarawak have dwindled to critically-low levels.
Petaling jaya: Engineering and project management consultant HSS Engineers Bhd’s subsidiary, SMHB Engineering, is bidding for water infrastructure projects in Sabah and Sarawak to address the water shortage issue and targets to boost its order book to more than RM500mil.
PETALING JAYA: Random voices predicting the defeat of Pakatan Harapan (PH) in the next general election have brought comfort to activists associated with a movement that called for the spoiling of vot...
SIBU: Sarawak has barred Zakir Naik from entering the state.
Jeli Abdullah’s mother died from labour complications after giving birth to him and his twin brother. To his Bisaya tribe, this was seen as a bad omen, and his father did not know what to do with the twins.
PETALING JAYA: Malaysians must not allow the opinion of “one irrelevant foreigner” divide the country, says Tan Sri Rafidah Aziz (pic).
Zakir Naik has been banned from entering Sarawak.
Dev Kumar witnesses the handing-over-of-duties from Sahar (left) to Hasnir at the Sarawak Police Contingent Headquarters yesterday.
Dr Chieng (standing, eighth right) together with ophthalmologists, medical officers, optometrists, staff of Sarawak Energy and others pose in front of the Klinik Katarak Malaysia mobile unit.
KUCHING: Parti Bumi Kenyalang (PBK) has accused Prime Minister Dr Mahathir Mohamad of adding fuel to the fire by labelling Chinese education group Dong Zong as “racist”.
PAPAR (Bernama): The Sabah government will not hesitate to ban controversial preacher Zakir Naik from entering the state if there were reports of the preacher having extremist religious views.
KUCHING: The Fire and Rescue Department in Sarawak expects to put out the forest fires in the state before schools reopen on Monday, after the week-long break.
KUCHING, Aug 15 — The Fire and Rescue Department in Sarawak expects to put out the forest fires in the state before schools reopen on Monday, after the week-long break.
SHAH ALAM: The controversy stirred up by Islamic preacher Dr Zakir Naik has now landed him in the cross hairs of the police.
SIBU: Transport Minister Anthony Loke and his subordinates need to answer for the runway light failure that happened at Sibu airport on Tuesday (Aug 13), says Datuk Seri Tiong King Sing.
PETALING JAYA: The calls to deport Dr Zakir Naik has reached a new level, with two more politicians and a social activist demanding action against the controversial Islamic preacher.
Sarawak Housing and Local Government Minister Dr Sim Kui Hian (above) has joined several other ministers in their bid to have Zakir Naik expelled from the country.
KUCHING: Sarawak has insisted that the entry ban on controversial Islamic preacher Dr Zakir Naik remains despite Putrajaya’s decision not to hand him over to Indian authorities for their investigati...
KUALA LUMPUR: HSS Engineers Bhd is eyeing new water infrastructure projects in Sabah and Sarawak to boost order book after reduced scope of works on rail development projects resulted in a loss in the second quarter.
A mapping system used by the Police Narcotics Criminal Investigation Department (JSJN) has proven to be an effective weapon in addressing the drug menace.
Zakir Naik has been banned from entering Sarawak since Adenan was chief minister of the state.
KUCHING, Aug 15 — Santubong MP Datuk Seri Wan Junaidi Tuanku Jaafar today said the same intensive search for the missing Franco-Irish teen Nora Anne Quoirin by the authorities should also be applied...