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IGP: Interpol Red Notice Sought For Musa Aman

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KUALA LUMPUR- The police have requested Interpol to issue a Red Notice to locate and track down former Sabah chief minister Tan Sri Musa Aman who is currently in Britain, reported Bernama. Inspector-General of Police Tan Sri Mohamad Fuzi Harun said they would take the necessary action in accordance with the law on Musa’s alleged…

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Sivarasa Freed Of Two Charges Regarding Fake Magazine Cover Of Najib

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KUALA LUMPUR- The Sessions Court has acquitted and discharged Sungai Buloh MP R. Sivarasa (pic) of two charges of creating and uploading a fake Time magazine cover of former prime minister Datuk Seri Najib Tun Razak’s to his Facebook page. Judge Zaman Mohd Noor acquitted and discharged Sivarasa after the Malaysian Communication and Multimedia Commission’s…

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Amar Singh: No Umno Member Has Come Forward To Claim RM116mil Cash

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KUALA LUMPUR- Nobody from Umno has come forward to claim the RM116mil cash in 26 denominations seized from properties connected to former premier Datuk Seri Najib Tun Razak. Bukit Aman Commercial Crime Investigation Department director Comm Datuk Seri Amar Singh (pic) said the police have to record the statements of representatives from the political party…

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Cradle CEO Nazrin Hassan’s Death: Bomba Report Handed To Police

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KUALA LUMPUR- The forensic investigation report by the Fire and Rescue Department over the death of Cradle Fund chief executive officer Nazrin Hassan (pic), who was trapped in his house in Mutiara Damansara, has been handed over to the police. Bomba director-general Mohammad Hamdan Wahid said the investigation carried out jointly with the police had…

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Anwar: Erdogan’s Win A Victory For The Islamic World

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PETALING JAYA- PKR adviser Datuk Seri Anwar Ibrahim has hailed Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan’s recent electoral win as a “victory for the Islamic world”. In a letter congratulating Erdogan on winning a second term in the recent presidential election, Anwar said Turkey’s progress and its place in the world would be more assured under…

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No Action To Be Taken Against ‘Dancing Tourists’, Says Liew

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KOTA KINABALU- Tourism authorities have decided not to take any legal action on two tourists who were filmed dancing in front of the city mosque here recently. State Tourism, Culture and Environment Minister Christina Liew said they have decided not to pursue the case in court because they believe the tourists were unaware of the…

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Guan Eng Under Fire Over Mandarin-Only Statement

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PETALING JAYA- Finance Minister Lim Guan Eng has received flak from politicians and Malaysians alike after he had issued a statement in Mandarin – ironically, to defend his use of trilingual statements for certain ministerial matters. Lawyer Azhar Harun said the Federal Constitution guarantees Malaysians the right to use one’s mother tongue language, but pointed…

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Measles Cases On The Rise – Health Ministry

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PUTRAJAYA- Health authorities are concerned by the high number of measles cases with a 22.3 per cent increase compared to the first five months last year. Health director-general Datuk Dr Noor Hisham Abdullah said this in a statement which he had posted on his Facebook account. “Until May 31 this year, there are 724 cases…

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1MDB Scandal Is Caused By Greed – DPM

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SUBANG JAYA: The scandal surrounding 1Malaysia Development Bhd (1MDB) is an example of leadership crisis caused by greed, said Deputy Prime Minister Datuk Seri Dr Wan Azizah Wan Ismail. She said such instances could also be seen in the United States’ Enron fiasco and the Deepwater Horizon incident in the Gulf of Mexico. “The world…

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Influx Of Immigrants In M’sia: MACC To Meet PEKIRA

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KUALA LUMPUR- The Malaysian Anti-Corruption Commission (MACC) will meet Parti Ekonomi Rakyat Malaysia (PEKIRA) president, Datuk Redzuan Abdullah, in regards to his claim on the involvement of several people in the influx of illegal immigrants in the country. MACC Investigation Division Director, Datuk Simi Abd Ghani, said MACC would obtain more information on Redzuan’s allegation…

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HRDF Chief Vignaesvaran Resigns Amidst Allegations

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KUALA LUMPUR- Human Resource Development Fund (HRDF) chief executive officer Datuk Vignaesvaran Jeyandran has tendered his resignation effective June 21. HRDF said in a statement Friday (June 22) that deputy CEO Lim Kah Cheng would take over as the acting CEO immediately. “The Human Resource Minister (M. Kulasegaran) has directed HRDF to establish a Governance…

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KJ Wants An Organised Opposition And To Stop Money Politics As He Bids To Be Umno President

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PETALING JAYA- Preparing for the next Parliament session is among the first items on the agenda for Umno presidential candidate Khairy Jamaluddin(pic) if he wins the post. Khairy said his first task will be to prepare the party to face the Pakatan Harapan led Government in Parliament. “The rakyat wants to see if Umno and…

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Guan Eng: Govt To Inject RM2.8bil To Complete Tun Razak Exchange To Prevent Further Losses

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PUTRAJAYA- The Cabinet has decided to complete the Tun Razak Exchange (TRX) project to prevent further financial losses to the Government. At a press conference here Thursday (June 21), Finance Minister Lim Guan Eng said that Cabinet had decided that a maximum of RM2.8bil would be injected into the project to ensure its completion. Lim…

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Mavcom In Place To Protect Passenger: Exec Chairman

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KUALA LUMPUR- In the face of criticisms against the Malaysian Aviation Commission (Mavcom), its executive chairman Tan Sri Abdullah Ahmad said the airline and airport industry regulator is more focused on passenger/consumer protection. Abdullah, a retired Air Force general, said that since its formation two years ago, Mavcom had received over 3,900 public complaints and…

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Unfair For Umno’s Johor Opposition Leader To Hit Out At Pakatan State Govt

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ISKANDAR PUTERI- It is unfair for the state’s new Opposition leader (from Umno) to hit out at the Pakatan state government for being unable to come up with plans to develop Johor, said state International Trade, Investment and Utilities Committee chairman Jimmy Puah (pic). “It has been 40 days since we took over from Barisan…

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Khairuddin Refutes Zahid, Says Dr M Did Not Ask Umno MPs To Join Pribumi

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PETALING JAYA- Former Umno division leader Datuk Seri Khairuddin Abu Hassan (pic) has hit out at Datuk Seri Dr Ahmad Zahid Hamidi, who claimed that Prime Minister Tun Dr Mahathir Mohamad had asked Umno parliamentarians to join Parti Pribumi Bersatu Malaysia (Pribumi). Khairuddin slammed Dr Ahmad Zahid in a strongly worded statement and called him…

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MACC Chief: Stop The Bodek Culture As It’s Ruining The Country

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PETALING JAYA- Stop the “bodek-bodeking” (brown-nosing) culture in the public service, warned the Malaysian Anti Corruption Commission (MACC) chief commissioner, as it is ruining the country. Datuk Seri Mohd Shukri Abdull (pic) reminded warned civil service directors-general and heads of departments to stop being “yes men” to ministers and deputy ministers. “Do your own work…

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Sabah Rural Development Ministry Plans Rural Tourism Initiatives Through Mini Estet Sejahtera

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KOTA KINABALU- The state Rural Development Ministry plans to further develop rural tourism through the Mini Estet Sejahtera (Mesej) project, starting with Kadamaian, located in the Kota Belud district. Minister Ewon Benedick who is Kadamaian assemblyman, said Kampung Sayap would be pioneering the pilot programme, starting with SK Sayap through its edu-tourism programme in welcoming…

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Kepong MP Hits Out At KL Mayor Over Support Letter Issue

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KUALA LUMPUR- Kepong MP Lim Lip Eng (pic) has hit out at Kuala Lumpur Mayor Tan Sri Mohd Amin Nordin Abd Aziz for saying that Kuala Lumpur City Hall (DBKL) would no longer entertain support letters from politicians on licensing-related matters. Lim said he agreed to the stance if the mayor was elected by the…

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Students Must Apply For MyRapid TnG Concession Cards Online

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PETALING JAYA- The manual application system to purchase MyRapid TnG student concession cards will cease operations as users must now apply for the cards online, says Prasarana Malaysia Bhd. “Starting today, manual student concession card applications at the Concession Registration Counter located at the Pasar Seni Bus Hub will cease operations. All student concession card…

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Dr Mahathir’s Formula For South China Sea Peace: Forget The Warships

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KUALA LUMPUR- Keep out the warships and instead have joint small-boat patrols – that is Malaysian Prime Minister Mahathir Mohamad’s prescription for maintaining peace in the disputed and resource-rich South China Sea. “I think there should not be too many warships. Warships create tension,” the 92-year-old leader told the South China Morning Post in an…

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Gazali Is New Education Ministry Sec-Gen

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PUTRAJAYA- Datuk Dr Mohd Gazali Abas has been appointed as the new Education Ministry secretary-general, effective today. The appointment of Mohd Gazali, who was formerly the Human Resources Ministry secretary-general, was announced by Chief Secretary to the Government Tan Sri Dr Ali Hamsa. Mohd Gazali replaces Datuk Seri Alias Ahmad, who retired on May 22.…

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‘A Single Multiracial Party To Strengthen GPS’

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KUCHING- Parti Rakyat Sarawak’s (PRS) suggestion to form a single multiracial party is meant to build a strong political foundation for Gabungan Parti Sarawak (GPS). Its Youth publicity chief Andy Lawrence said his party president Tan Sri James Jemut Masing believed it was crucial to further strengthen the local parties while GPS was still at…

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Poor Family Of Seven Receive Businessman’s Help

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KOTA BARU- The plight suffered by a family of seven from Kampung Kubang Siput near Pasir Tumboh here who shared fried eggs and soy sauce has received sympathy from a local businessman who decided to help the family. The businessman Datuk Seri Sunny Ung visited the family a day before Hari Raya Aidilfitri and donated…

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Osaka Quake: Malaysia Airlines’ Passengers Allowed To Postpone Travels

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KUALA LUMPUR- Following the strong earthquake that struck Osaka, Japan yesterday, Malaysia Airlines announced that it will allow passengers to postpone travels between Kuala Lumpur and Kansai. “Passengers travelling from 19 until 30 June 2018 will be able to postpone their travels before 15 July 2018, subject to flight availability,” the national carrier said in…

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AirAsia Group Rubbishes Indian Media Reports Against Fernandes

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KUALA LUMPUR- AirAsia Group Bhd (AAGB) has rubbished allegations in media reports in India that the Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) had registered a first information report against the group, its group CEO Tan Sri Tony Fernandes and deputy group CEO Bo Lingam. The low-cost carrier said on Tuesday the FIR, which was also lodged…

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Penang Police Seize RM300k Worth Of Heroin, Eramin 5, Ketamine

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GEORGE TOWN- Police seized drugs worth RM300,000 and arrested several people during two separate raids here. In a 12.45am raid in Jelutong on June 10, police nabbed a man at a flat and seized 1,400 Eramin 5 pills and 52.66gm of Ketamine, valued at RM26,260. State police chief Datuk A Thaiveegan said in a follow-up…

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Hari Raya Open Houses Galore In Kota Kinabalu

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KOTA KINABALU- The first day of Raya celebrations in Sabah, expected to be held tomorrow, will see open houses being hosted by the Sabah Police Commissioner and the Indonesian Consulate General here. Datuk Ramli Din will host his open house from 9am to 11am at his official residence at the Sabah Police Contingent headquarters in…

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MPSJ Staff On Standby For Emergency Cases And Natural Disaster During Raya

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SUBANG JAYA- Subang Jaya Municipal Council (MPSJ) will have 39 staff on standby for emergency cases and natural disaster during this festive season. The staff comprise of seven personnel from its Swift Action Team (Pasukan Tindakan Segera or Pantas), Solid Waste and Public Cleansing Department (four), Engineering Department (12 staff) and Management Service Department (eight).…

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Watersports Operator Suspended Immediately Following Penang Jet Ski Mishap

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GEORGE TOWN- The watersports operator, offering jet ski services where a nine-year-old was killed following a mishap on Sunday, has been suspended pending an investigation. Penang Island City Council (MBPP) mayor Yew Tung Seang said the investigation committee, which met this morning, decided that action should be taken against the said company. “As such, we…

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