Sira Habibu

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24 May 2019 | 6:34 PM

Three PAS volunteer corps members released after five-day remand in arson case

PETALING JAYA: Police have released the three PAS volunteer corp members who were remanded for five days to assist investigations into the torching of the Perlis Mufti's official car.

24 May 2019 | 7:00 AM

‘Rolling buffalo’ rolls all the way from Kelantan

PETALING JAYA: The famous kuih kuba guling (rolling buffalo) from Rantau Panjang, Kelantan, is now available in the Klang Valley.

Rare delicacy: Rantau Panjang’s famous kuih kuba guling (rolling buffalo) is now available in Kota Damansara.
23 May 2019 | 5:16 PM

Remand of PAS' Amal members extended over arson case

PETALING JAYA: The four-day remand order against three PAS volunteer corp members, who were being detained to assist in investigations into the torching of the Perlis Mufti's official car, has been extended.

23 May 2019 | 7:00 AM

Expose aimed at plugging loopholes, says Mat Sabu

PETALING JAYA: The Defence Ministry’s move to expose weaknesses in the land swap deals that have caused the government RM500mil in losses is aimed at plugging the loopholes in the planning and procurement processes to avoid future leakages.

20 May 2019 | 6:41 PM

Ampang residents slam move to build waste processing plant next to condo

PETALING JAYA: Ampang MP Zuraida Kamaruddin has come under fire after local authorities were given the green light to build a proposed anaerobic digestion plant in a densely populated residential area in Mukim Ampang.

Ampang MP Zuraida Kamaruddin
19 May 2019 | 7:00 AM

Aussies keep election tradition alive

KUALA LUMPUR: About 200 Aust­ralian citizens turned up to vote in their country’s federal elections at the high commission here.

Hot off the grill: Goledzinowski passing a sausage to a child during the ‘democracy sausage sizzle’ fundraiser at the Australian High Commission Kuala Lumpur.
18 May 2019 | 2:21 PM

Australia ups contribution to polls reform in M'sia as Aussies vote at High Comm

KUALA LUMPUR: Australia has increased its contribution to UNDP's electoral reform assistance project in Malaysia from RM1.8mil to RM3mil.

16 May 2019 | 10:06 PM

Land swap: EPU did not terminate contract of Brigade Complex contractor, despite advice

PETALING JAYA: The Economic Planning Unit (EPU) was taken to task for disregarding the Defence Ministry's repeated request over the years to terminate the contract of a "slow coach" contractor involved in a proposed construction of the RM256mil Skudai 7 Brigade Complex in Pulai, Johor.

15 May 2019 | 9:01 PM

Mindef report: 21 years – but contractor yet to complete National Defence Institute project

PETALING JAYA: It has been 21 years – but a contractor has yet to complete the National Defence Institute (Puspahanas) project in Putrajaya, according to the Defence Ministry's audit report on land swaps.

A file picture of then-prime minister Tun Abdullah Ahmad Badawi (left) looking a model of the National Defence Institute (Puspahanas) project in Putrajaya back in November 2008.
15 May 2019 | 7:00 AM

Mindef lodges reports with MACC

PETALING JAYA: The Defence Ministry (Mindef) has lodged two reports with the Malaysian Anti-Corruption Commission (MACC), requesting investigations into