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  • MCA has no guts to stand up to Umno on hudud issue, says DAP
    MCA has no guts to stand up to Umno on hudud issue, says DAP

    DAP has accused MCA of being hypocritical over the hudud issue, saying the Barisan Nasional party has the nerve to attack DAP because its Pakatan Rakyat coalition partner PAS wants to impose Islamic criminal law but has no courage to tick off big brother Umno for "supporting" its implementation. DAP secretary-general Lim Guan Eng (pic) told... …

  • Hijacked plane forced to land at Bali airport, says report

    A hijacked Virgin Blue flight has landed at Indonesia's Bali airport, according to Reuters quoting Indonesia's Metro TV. MORE TO COME]]> …

  • Obama to meet Bersih, Islamic Front leaders
    Obama to meet Bersih, Islamic Front leaders

    United States President Barack Obama will meet with leaders of Malaysian civil society movements, including those from the Coalition for Free and Fair Elections (Bersih), Islamic Renaissance Front and the Bar Council during his visit to Kuala Lumpur this weekend. …

  • Two criminal systems already exist, Gerakan told

    PAS legal bureau chairperson Mohamed Hanipa Maidin was responding to Gerakan's legal notice yesterday to challenge the former's intention to submit a Bill in Parliament to implement hudud law in Kelantan. "Gerakan's allegation outlined in the notice to PAS, that implementing hudud would result in the existence of two systems of criminal justice in the country is, with due respect, an allegation that is rash and baseless. Hanipa ( right ) said "for Gerakan's information", two criminal justice …

  • Selangor set to end water rationing next week

    The Selangor menteri besar expects to lift water rationing for the state and Kuala Lumpur by next week if current efforts to pump fresh water from mining ponds continue to prove successful. "We can declare the rationing discontinued next week if these conditions prevail," MB Abdul Khalid Ibrahim told a press conference in Klang today. He said as of today, eight pumps were drawing 400 million litres per day (MLD) of fresh water from alternative sources to help fill the drying Sungai Selangor …

  • 'Court decision on PAA a victory for all Malaysians'

    Human rights defenders welcomed the Court of Appeal's landmark decision which ruled Section 9(5) of the Peaceful Assembly Act 2012 (PAA), punishing citizens who do not give 10 days' notice before they hold an assembly, to be unconstitutional, but cautioned that there were still some more kinks to be ironed out. Lawyers for Liberty executive director Eric Paulsen said that given the Court of Appeal's decision, those previously charged in lower courts over the Black505 rally and other …

SIBU, 29 Mei (Bernama) -- Sebelas lagi penumpang bot ekspres yang karam di

Sungai Rajang dekat Belaga di pedalaman Sarawak semalam berjaya diselamatkan,

menjadikan jumlah penumpang yang terselamat dalam tragedi itu 192 orang, kata

Ketua Polis Daerah Belaga DSP Bakar Sebau.

Beliau berkata kumpulan terbaru mangsa itu diselamatkan lewat malam tadi

oleh sebuah tongkang yang lalu di kawasan itu dan kemudiannya dibawa ke pusat

perlindungan sementara di sebuah rumah panjang berhampiran lokasi kejadian.

Katanya setakat ini jumlah sebenar penumpang yang menaiki bot itu tidak

dapat dipastikan memandangkan senarai penumpang belum dikemukakan kepada polis.

Bakar berkata jumlah penumpang yang dinyatakan semalam dibuat berdasarkan

temu bual dengan pengusaha bot dan mangsa yang terselamat.

"Setakat ini, kami tidak dapat menyatakan jumlah sebenar mangsa yang masih

hilang...melainkan kami ada senarai penumpang," katanya ketika dihubungi dari

sini hari ini.

Bot ekspres ''Kawan Mas'' sedang dalam perjalanan dari Bakun di pekan Belaga

menuju Kapit apabila dikatakan terlanggar batu dan karam dekat Tanjong Giam

Bungan antara 8.30 pagi dan 9 pagi semalam.

Sementara itu, Bakar berkata pasukan mencari dan menyelamat menetapkan

kawasan lingkungan 3km di sekitar lokasi bot itu karam untuk menjalankan operasi

mencari.

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  • 'Smaller' size keeps women loyal to men: Study IANS

    A team of researchers from the US and Kenya found that there was a strange link between the size of the penis and infidelity in a marriage. Contrary to what many men may assume, they found that men with bigger penises are more likely to have wives who cheat on them. …

  • In Disney's shadow, homeless families struggle Associated Press
    In Disney's shadow, homeless families struggle

    KISSIMMEE, Fla. (AP) — When they moved from Georgia to the theme park playground of central Florida four years ago, Anthony and Candice Johnson found work at a barbecue restaurant and a 7-Eleven. Their combined salaries nevertheless fell short of what they needed to rent an apartment, so the couple and their two children have instead been hopping among cheap motel rooms along U.S. 192. …

  • My last moments with Pa: Ramkarpal Singh The Malaysian Insider
    My last moments with Pa: Ramkarpal Singh

    A week after the tragic crash that took the lives of veteran lawyer and politician Karpal Singh and his personal aide, Michael Cornelius, his son Ramkarpal recounts the final hours with his father that fateful day. This is his story, as told to V. Anbalagan, assistant news editor. “My parents (Karpal and Gurmit) had gone to Pantai Hospital... …