Sunday, 20-May-2018

To teachers with love

In conjunction with Teachers Day that was held on May 16, Star Media Group wishes all educators Happy Teachers Day!   Grandpa’s legacy THIS is a tribute to the greatest teacher that anyone could ever dream of having. He was a dedicated and committed t...

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24 Vietnamese caught working illegally on local fishing boats  KOTA KINABALU: Twenty-four Vietnamese have been detained for working illegally on three local fishing vessels in waters off Kudat. Malaysian Maritime Enforcement Agency (MMEA) Kudat chief L...

From hospital to palace and to freedom

PETALING JAYA: PKR leader Datuk Seri Anwar Ibrahim was taken from confinement to the palace after being released from custody, yet another milestone in his long and winding political journey. Anwar walked out of the Cheras Rehabilitation Hospital at 11...

Airline aims to offer more comfort with in-flight upgrade

KOTA KINABALU: After more than 10 years in the aviation industry, domestic airline MASwings has given its ATR 72-500 aircraft “new wings” by upgrading its in-flight services. This being MASwings’ Year of Pride, the airline has unveiled its latest cabi...

Labuan MP tempted to switch parties but won’t ‘divorce’ Umno – yet

KOTA KINABALU: Amid pressure from locals to join Pakatan Harapan, Labuan MP Datuk Rozman Isli is keeping faith with Umno - for now. However, the two-term MP is not writing of other options, including joining Pakatan. Rozman said he is "considering" a...

Anwar to be freed today

KUALA LUMPUR: Datuk Seri Anwar Ibrahim will be released from detention at about 1pm today following a royal pardon. Prime Minister Tun Dr Mahathir Mohamad, who announced this, said the PKR leader would have to contest a parliamentary seat after being p...

Population has grown to 32.4 million, census shows

PETALING JAYA: The Malaysian population has grown by 1.3% to 32.4 million, with Selangor being the most populated state, says the Department of Statistics Malaysia. The growth was recorded in the first quarter of this year, compared to the same period ...

Lawyer: Composition of Pardons Board can change

PUTRAJAYA: A Pardons Board can consist of the Yang di-Pertuan Agong, the Minister responsible for Federal Territories, three other members appointed by the King as well as the Attorney-General, says Constitutional lawyer New Sin Yew. “The Minister resp...

Shorter IRB service counter hours during Ramadan

KUALA LUMPUR: The operational hours of all Inland Revenue Board (IRB) service counters will be shortened by 30 minutes throughout Ramadan. The IRB in a statement yesterday said the change of operational hours, however, would not involve the IRB counter...

MPs: Need for FT Ministry hinges on in-depth review

TO ABOLISH or not to abolish – that is the question the 11 newly minted MPs of Kuala Lumpur are pondering over the fate of the Federal Territories Ministry. Even as they are debating the relevance of the ministry that governs the Federal Territories o...

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