Only the majority should lead country, PAS tells Anwar

THERE is nothing wrong with PAS using its old-fashioned narrative in arguing that only Muslims can govern Malaysia, the Islamist party’s leaders said. They said in reality, the majority should run the country and for the sake of stability Malay Muslims must lead the government, as proven by Umno for the past 60 years.

Free Terengganu tourism of politics, say industry players

BAYAS Island in Tasik Kenyir, Terengganu, which was mooted as a duty-free centre, should have become a new tourist attraction in the state but remains incomplete due to politics and change in state government, say tourism operators. They said the mega project kicked off during the Barisan Nasional (BN) administration in 2010 and was pegged […]

Perikatan vows to improve on Pakatan programmes in Selangor if given mandate

PERIKATAN Nasional (PN) will improve on the welfare policies of Pakatan Harapan (PH) government in Selangor if given the mandate to govern the state, a coalition leader said. Selangor PAS communications secretary Roslan Shahir Mohd Shahir said PAS has experience in shaping government policies because it was in the PKR-led government for 10 years before leaving […]

50 jihadists, 168 family members repatriated from Syria to Iraq

FIFTY Islamic State-group jihadists and 168 Iraqi members of jihadist families were repatriated from Syria to Iraq yesterday, an Iraqi official said. Iraqi authorities “received 50 members of the Islamic State from the Syrian Democratic Forces (SDF)”, said the source who spoke on condition of anonymity.

77,121 arrested for drugs

KUALA LUMPUR: Drugs worth about RM229mil were seized and 77,121 people, including 238 civil servants, were detained for related offences around the country in just the first five months of this year. Read full story

Dad killed in Labuan car crash

KOTA KINABALU: A man was killed while his two young daughters escaped with light injuries after the car they were travelling in crashed and landed on its side in Labuan. Read full story

Orchard owners told to modernise

MELAKA: Orchard owners in Melaka, especially in Klebang, have been told that they must be willing to carry out a transformation of their farm management in order to obtain higher yields. Read full story

‘Up to the police to act against Kedah MB’

BUTTERWORTH: It will be left to the police and the Attorney-General’s Chambers to take any action against the Kedah Mentri Besar over his remarks that Penang belongs to Kedah, says Communications and Digital Minister Fahmi Fadzil. Read full story

Tackling water woes effectively

KOTA KINABALU: Sabah’s immediate measure to alleviate the water issue following the RM320.25mil allocation from Putrajaya is to reduce non-revenue water (NRW), says Datuk Shahelmey Yahya. Read full story