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25/05 1:27 pm Malaysia can be leader in cyber security after Singapore, expert predicts

KUALA LUMPUR, May 25 Malaysia can be a leading player in Asia for cyber security after Singapore, an expert said today. Microsoft's Government Cybersecurity Policy and Strategy director Kaja Cligic said on a policy level, Putrajaya has...

25/05 12:54 am Make it compulsory for coalitions to name PM candidates, Gerakan Youth ..

KUALA LUMPUR, May 25 The Election Commission (EC) should make it compulsory for any coalition that is to contest at least two-thirds of parliamentary seats in Malaysia to name their prime minister candidates, Gerakan Youth chief Tan Keng...

25/05 12:21 am After Shafie, Muhyiddin denies receiving share of RM2.6b donation

KUALA LUMPUR, May 25 Former deputy prime minister Tan Sri Muhyiddin Yassin has denied being the beneficiary of the controversial RM2.6 billion donation received by Prime Minister Datuk Seri Najib Razak. I read a statement saying that...

25/05 11:22 am Malaysia police to tighten security at borders after martial law in ..

KUALA LUMPUR, May 25 The police will tighten security at the nation's borders, especially in waters adjacent to the Philippines following the declaration of martial law by Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte in the Mindanao region....

25/05 10:52 am Najib condemns attack in Jakarta

KUALA LUMPUR, May 25 Prime Minister Datuk Seri Najib Razak today condemned the bomb attack at a bus terminal in Kampung Melayu, East Jakarta, last night. I am disgusted by last night's attack in Jakarta. Malaysians stand with the...

25/05 10:16 am Selangor Sultan: PAS excos to remain in state government

KUALA LUMPUR, May 25 Selangor Sultan Sharafuddin Idris Shah has given his approval for the three PAS executive councillors to remain in the state government until the 14th general election, thus securing Datuk Seri Azmin Ali's mandate as...

25/05 10:03 am MonSpace demands apology from MP over claims

KUALA LUMPUR, May 25 Multi-level marketing company MonSpace (M) Sdn Bhd has issued a letter of demand to Segambut MP Lim Lip Eng for allegedly defaming it. Local daily The Star reported that the letter, issued yesterday on behalf of its CEO...

25/05 9:38 am Turkey court remands two Turks extradited from Malaysia

KUALA LUMPUR, May 25 Two of the three Turkish men who were extradited from Malaysia earlier this month have been remanded by a court in Turkey, while another has been set free, according to media reports. Anadolu Agency reported that Turgay...

25/05 9:30 am MACC detains another police officer in Melaka

KUALA LUMPUR, May 25 The Malaysian Anti-Corruption Commission (MACC) has detained yet another police officer suspected of accepting bribes and providing protection to illegal gambling dens and massage parlours around Melaka. It is learnt...

25/05 8:31 am Bar repeats call for IPCMC over custodial death, sponsorship culture in ..

KUALA LUMPUR, May 25 The Malaysian Bar reiterated its demand for an Independent Police Complaints and Misconduct Commission (IPCMC) after an alleged death in custody in Melaka and the exposure of a purported culture of corruption in the police...

25/05 7:33 am I won because of trust, not money, Shafie tells Nazri

KOTA KINABALU, May 25 Parti Warisan Sabah (Warisan) head Datuk Seri Shafie Apdal retorted to Datuk Seri Nazri Aziz that he had won his seat due to peoples favour, not because he was rich. Shafie, in reiterating that he had not...

25/05 7:03 am Amid single-stream school debate, survey shows naysayers edge out ..

KUALA LUMPUR, May 25 Nearly half of Malaysians recently polled have opposed the proposal for a single-stream education system in order to foster unity, while another nearly half said they support the idea. According to a survey on unity...

24/05 11:51 pm English-medium schools get support from Umno Youth leader

SUBANG JAYA, May 24 An Umno senator expressed his personal support tonight to bring back English-medium schools to improve proficiency in the language. Khairul Azwan Harun who is also Umno Youth deputy chief said the idea was sound, but...

24/05 11:28 pm 10 Mara students expelled in Perak bullying case

REMBAU, May 24 Ten students from Maktab Rendah Sains Mara (MRSM) Parit, Perak, were expelled yesterday after they were found guilty of bullying six Form Two students earlier this month. Rural and Regional Development Deputy Minister, Datuk...

24/05 11:16 pm Najib warns traders against taking advantage of consumers during Ramadan

KUALA LUMPUR, May 24 Prime Minister Datuk Seri Najib Tun Razak has reminded traders not to take advantage of consumers by raking in excessive profits this Ramadan. In a few days we will celebrate the month of Ramadan. I wish to remind...

24/05 10:59 pm DBKL cracks down on motorists abusing bus, taxi lanes

KUALA LUMPUR, May 24 Not aware, in a hurry and not intentional were among the popular excuses given by motorists who were issued with summonses for driving private vehicles along designated bus lanes in an operation conducted...

24/05 10:55 pm Penang zakat officers accused of embezzlement transferred to state Islamic ..

GEORGE TOWN, May 24 Five Penang Zakat Centre (ZPP) officers who have been released from remand in connection with the alleged embezzlement of tithe money in the state will be attached to Penang Islamic Religious Council (MAINPP) pending...

24/05 10:50 pm Dress shabby just a joke, Tengku Adnan says

KUALA LUMPUR, May 24 A week after raising hackles, Umnos Datuk Seri Tengku Adnan Mansor sought to play off his remark for women to dress shabbily to avoid public harassment as a joke. The ruling partys secretary-general said he...

24/05 10:14 pm PAS excos retained in the interest of stability in Selangor, says Azmin

SHAH ALAM, May 24 The three state executive councillors from PAS were retained in the interest of maintaining the stability of the Selangor state government ahead of the 14th General Election (GE14) even though the Islamic party has broken...

24/05 9:56 pm Power outage hits Kuching, Sri Aman and Miri

MIRI, May 24 Two separate tripping incidents along Kemena-Bintulu and Similajau-Tudan transmission lines have caused power supply disruption to Kuching City, Sri Aman and Miri City today. Sarawak Energy Group chief operating officer Lu Yew...

24/05 9:46 pm Jom Sahur volunteers to provide pre-dawn meals for homeless during Ramadan

KUALA LUMPUR, May 24 From 1am to 2am every Wednesday throughout the holy month of Ramadan, some 40 student-volunteers from different colleges and universities will hand out 370 packs of pre-dawn meals to the citys homeless and...

24/05 9:28 pm Notorious Geng Pam leader killed in shootout with Perak police

TAPAH, May 24 The leader of the notorious Geng Pam who was on the most wanted list in Perak was shot dead by police along Jalan Air Kuning-Teluk Intan here today. Perak police chief Datuk Hasnan Hassan said in the 3.30pm incident, a...

24/05 9:07 pm Detainee died in hospital while seeking treatment, not in prison, Melaka ..

MELAKA, May 24 Police here denied that a man died while in the police lock-up at the Melaka Tengah district police headquarters (IPD) yesterday. Melaka police chief Datuk Abd Jalil Hassan said on the contrary the man died while receiving...

24/05 9:02 pm IRB withdraws case against actress Nelydia Senrose

SHAH ALAM, May 24 The Magistrates Court here today allowed an application by the Inland Revenue Board (IRB) to withdraw the case against actress Nelydia Senrose who was hauled up for allegedly not filing her tax returns. Magistrate P....

24/05 7:06 pm Selangor audit not under me, Azmin tells Kelana Jaya lawmaker

SHAH ALAM, May 24 The Selangor Treasury conducts its audit on elected representatives within the state independently of the executive, Mentri Besar Datuk Seri Azmin Ali said today. He added that the auditing body does come under his...

24/05 6:48 pm Does PAS back terrorism just because of alleged links? DAP rep asks

KUALA LUMPUR, May 24 In a tit-for-tat, Peraks DAP Youth chief questioned today a PAS leader if the Islamist party supports terrorism because of the alleged involvement of a few members. Wong Kah Woh rallied to the defence of his party...

24/05 6:38 pm Geely partnership will revive Proton, Johari says

PUTRAJAYA, May 24 The strategic business plans developed by DRB-Hicom Berhad (DRB-Hicom) and Chinas Zhejiang Geely Holdings Group. Co Ltd (Geely) will relive Protons glory, said Second Finance Minister Datuk Seri Johari Abdul Ghani....

24/05 6:33 pm Pricier fuel till end of May

KUALA LUMPUR, May 24 Fuel prices at the pumps will be up four sen effective midnight until May 31, as announced by the Domestic Trade, Cooperatives and Consumerism Ministry today. Under the governments weekly price setting structure,...

24/05 6:26 pm First phase of police force revamp complete, IGP says

KUALA LUMPUR, May 24 The Royal Malaysia Police (PDRM) has undertakena revamp and transfer exercise involving 15 police officers and policemen of the Melaka Police Contingent in an effort to enhance integrity. Inspector-general of Police Tan...

24/05 5:53 pm Used your own money for GE13? Your family must be rich, Nazri tells Shafie ..

KUALA LUMPUR, May 24 Datuk Seri Shafie Apdal and his family must be very "rich" if he claims he was not a beneficiary of the controversial RM2.6 billion donation received by the prime minister in the last general election, Datuk Seri Nazri...

24/05 5:49 pm Modernise or move out, Melaka tells state pig farmers

ALOR GAJAH, May 24 Pig farmers in Melaka have been given until the end of next year to change to modern pig farming practices if they wish to continue running their farms, said State Agriculture and Entrepreneurial Development Committee...

24/05 5:36 pm Penang Free Schools records, artefacts to be digitised

GEORGE TOWN, May 24 All materials including records and artefacts belonging to the Penang Free School (PFS) one of the oldest English medium schools in South-East Asia will be digitised to ensure they remain well preserved. National...

24/05 5:32 pm 12 students awarded Yang Di-Pertuan Agong scholarships

KUALA LUMPUR, May 24 Yang di-Pertuan Agong Sultan Muhammad V today conferred the Yang Di-Pertuan Agong Scholarship (BYDPA) 2017 to 12 students of higher institutions of learning and who will further their studies at the Masters and Doctor of...

24/05 5:06 pm Education Ministry reviewing approval criteria for international school ..

KUALA LUMPUR, May 24 The Ministry of Education is reviewing the approval criteria in approving new international school licences to ensure that the quality of education is not compromised in the setting up of international schools, according...

24/05 5:00 pm Johari: No more subsidy for Proton after RM1.1b R&D reimbursement

KUALA LUMPUR, May 24 Putrajaya will no longer offer any subsidy to Proton Holdings Berhad from now on, Second Finance Minister Datuk Seri Johari Abdul Ghani said today after Chinas Zhejiang Geely Holding Group bought a stake in...

24/05 4:37 pm Survey shows Najib leads as next PM choice at 31pc, Anwar at 8pc

SUNGAI BESI, May 24 Datuk Seri Najib Razak remains the top choice to be the next prime minister at 31 per cent while his key political rival Datuk Seri Anwar Ibrahim only scored a miserly 8 per cent support in the latest survey of 17,962...

24/05 2:26 pm 36 Gang 360 Devan members plead not guilty to involvement in organised ..

KUALA LUMPUR, May 24 A Datuk and 35 members ofGang 360 Devan pleaded not guilty in the HighCourt, here, today forbeing part of an organised crime group. They include politicianDatuk M. Kalai Arasu, 45, M. Mohan, 34, P....

24/05 1:29 pm Traffic police inspector remanded for five days to assist corruption probe

KUCHING, May 24 A police inspector was remanded for five days while a businessman was fined RM10,000 and jailed for one day by the Special Corruption Court here for an offence relating to bribery. The 35-year-old police personnel from the...

24/05 1:24 pm Police corporal who stashed RM800,000 remanded for six more days

PUTRAJAYA, May 24 A police corporal and a van driver are beingremanded for six more days to assist in the investigation into a corruption case of collecting bribesfrom operators of illegal gambling centres and massage parlours in Melaka....

24/05 1:02 pm Cops question group over alleged foreign ties

KUALA LUMPUR, May 24 Three activists from the Citizen Action Group on Enforced Disappearance (CAGED) were quizzed by the cops today on alleged ties with foreign powers. The three were CAGED chief spokesperson Thomas Fann, and group members...



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Jomo: Foreign political funding always raises red flag .. - FMT
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Mahathir bemoans 'loss' of Proton, says more assets .. - FMT
Free Malaysia Today Mahathir bemoans 'loss' of Proton, says more assets may be sold Free Malaysia Today The former prime minister says Proton may do splendidly after Geely buys over a 49.9% stake but that he cannot be proud of the success of something that does not belong to him or his country. ..
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