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    Trader shot dead in car in front of Skudai home

    KULAI: A man was shot to death in his car in front of his house in Skudai, Johor Baru, yesterday.The victim has been identified as 34-year-old Pun Chi Wee, who was a trader of prayer items, Bernama reported.He is believed to have been shot at 5.30pm as he was parking his car in front of his home at Jalan

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    The 25 corruption and money-laundering charges against Najib Razak, former prime minister of Malaysia

    KUALA LUMPUR, Sept 20 — Below is Malay Mail’s translation of the four charges under Section 23(1) of the Malaysian Anti-Corruption Commission Act 2009 [Act 694] and 21 charges under 4(1)(a) of...

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    Annuar Musa hits back at Umno quitters

    KUALA LUMPUR: Umno Secretary-General Tan Sri Annuar Musa has finally opened up to vent his frustrations on leaders exiting the party after the party lost power in the 14th General Election. A viral list had also claimed that there would be a number of other MPs who would soon follow suit.

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    Negri's PH to ensure voters go to cast their votes in PD by-election

    GEMAS: The Port Dickson by-election, scheduled next month, will bring its own challenges to Negri Sembilan Pakatan Harapan (PH). Its chairman Aminuddin Harun said although PH was confident of repeating the party’s big success in the 14th General Election, the party’s main challenge was ensuring that

  • Judge sets Najib’s bail at RM3.5m after lawyer asked for only RM500,000
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    Judge sets Najib’s bail at RM3.5m after lawyer asked for only RM500,000

    KUALA LUMPUR, Sept 20 — Datuk Seri Najib Razak has been granted bail today after claiming trial to 21 counts of money laundering and a separate four counts of power abuse over nearly RM2.3 billion...

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    Singapore panel recommends regulation of tech firms over fake news

    A Singapore parliamentary committee said on Thursday the government should consider legislation to ensure technology companies rein in online fake news and that those responsible are punished. The committee, set up to make recommendations on fighting "deliberate online falsehoods", said measures

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    Greater emphasis should be given to safety and health in boarding schools, says Lee Lam Thye

    LABUAN: More focus should be given to safety and health aspect sat boarding schools, said National Institute of Occupational Safety and Health (Niosh) chairman Tan Sri Lee Lam Thye. The situation in boarding schools is also different from normal schools where students who stay at home would return to

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    Umno will do just fine without Tok Pa: Selangor Umno

    SHAH ALAM: Datuk Seri Mustapa Mohamed’s shock exit from Umno will not have a major negative impact on the party, Selangor Umno said today. Despite ‘Tok Pa’ being integral to the party over the past four decades, Selangor Umno believes that the party will take his resignation in stride. “InsyaAllah,

  • Malaysia's ex-PM pleads not guilty to new corruption charges
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    Malaysia's ex-PM pleads not guilty to new corruption charges

    Malaysian former Prime Minister Najib Razak pleaded not guilty Thursday to 25 fresh charges of abuse of power and money laundering over the multimillion-dollar looting of a state investment fund. Najib was detained by the anti-graft agency Wednesday over the transfer of $681 million into his bank account

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    Felda wants to renegotiate with Synergy Promenade on KL Vertical City

    KUALA LUMPUR: Felda has set up a new committee to renegotiate with Synergy Promenade Sdn Bhd (SPSB) on the status of the Kuala Lumpur Vertical City (KLVC) project in Jalan Semarak, Kuala Lumpur. Felda newly appointed chairman Tan Sri Megat Zaharuddin Megat Mohd Nor said the agency is in the midst of

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    Bersih 2.0: Najib’s arrest is a victory for all Malaysians

    KUALA LUMPUR, Sept 20 — Electoral reform group, Bersih 2.0, today said the arrest of former prime minister Datuk Seri Najib Razak for allegedly siphoning funds from 1Malaysia Development Bhd was a...

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    Taiwan’s first ever political donation in Bitcoins

    While this donation is largely symbolic, blockchain does present an opportunity to make political donations more transparent For the first time in Taiwan’s lively democracy, a political donation has been made in bitcoins. Hsiao Hsin-chen, a candidate for Taipei City Council with the minority New Power

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    Unfazed by 3 failures, this 20-year-old is building a new startup, with some big names backing it

    Success stories mean nothing and it is just an indication that there is a chance to succeed; behind that chance is the huge chance of failing, says Andy Chan He considered himself an embodiment of failure till a few months ago. However, after what he calls a wild journey started about four years ago,

  • Najib’s supporters allowed into Duta Court after protest
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    Najib’s supporters allowed into Duta Court after protest

    KUALA LUMPUR, Sept 20 — The authorities allowed about 100 supporters of Datuk Seri Najib Razak into the Duta Court Complex, following protestations that police had attempted to block their entry....

  • Stay away from cheap booze, Sarawak Dayaks told
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    Stay away from cheap booze, Sarawak Dayaks told

    KUCHING, Sept 20 — The deaths of 23 people so far in Peninsular Malaysia due to methanol poisoning has prompted Parti Bansa Dayak Sarawak Baru (PBDSB) president Cobbold John Lusoi to advise the...

  • Najib denies all 25 charges over RM2.3b allegedly from 1MDB
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    Najib denies all 25 charges over RM2.3b allegedly from 1MDB

    KUALA LUMPUR, Sept 20 — Former prime minister Datuk Seri Najib Razak rejected all criminal charges filed against him today for money laundering and power abuse over his receipt, use and transfer of...

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    Former Penang deputy CM dies of lung infection

    BUTTERWORTH: Former Penang Deputy Chief Minister Datuk Seri Abdul Rashid Abdullah passed away at the Seberang Jaya Hospital today. Nibong Tebal Umno Youth chief Mohd Noorhiesham Ismail said that Rashid’s remains would be taken to his house in Taman Tambun Indah before the burial at Sungai Bakap Muslim

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    Felda will be turned around in two years

    KUALA LUMPUR: The Federal Land Development Authority (Felda) could be turned around in a minimum of two years to bring it back into the pink of financial health and be at its peak of palm oil productivity. Its new chairman Tan Sri Megat Zaharuddin Megat Mohd Nor said among the plans that have been lined

  • Researcher advocates risk-based breast cancer screening for Malaysians
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    Researcher advocates risk-based breast cancer screening for Malaysians

    KUALA LUMPUR, Sept 20 — Up to half of Malaysian women may not benefit from breast cancer screening because they have low risk of getting the disease, a researcher said today. Cancer Research...

  • Prosecutors fire off litany of charges against Najib over RM2.6b ‘donation’
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    Prosecutors fire off litany of charges against Najib over RM2.6b ‘donation’

    KUALA LUMPUR, Sept 20 — Fresh charges are being read out to former prime minister Datuk Seri Najib Razak now over US$681 million (RM2.6 billion) allegedly from 1Malaysia Development Berhad (1MDB),...

  • Ambiga is Malay Mail Care Fund’s trustee chairman
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    Ambiga is Malay Mail Care Fund’s trustee chairman

    KUALA LUMPUR, Sept 20 — The Malay Mail Care Fund announced the appointment of prominent lawyer and human rights advocate Datuk Ambiga Sreenevasan as the new chairman of its board of trustees....

  • Declare your assets to MACC as well, DAP rep tells GPS lawmakers
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    Declare your assets to MACC as well, DAP rep tells GPS lawmakers

    KUCHING, Sept 20 — DAP’s Bandar Kuching MP Dr Kelvin Yii challenged Parti Gabungan Sarawak (GPS) lawmakers to join their Pakatan Harapan (PH) counterparts by declaring their assets to the...

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    'Dr M didn't know Shafee would be charged' - AG

    KUALA LUMPUR: Prime Minister Dr Mahathir Mohamad did not know Tan Sri Muhammad Shafee Abdullah would be charged with money-laundering and tax evasion. Attorney-General Tommy Thomas told Malaysiakini and The Edge in a joint interview that the decision to charge Shafee was his alone. Najib, who is facing

  • Second elephant sanctuary to open in Perak, says minister
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    Second elephant sanctuary to open in Perak, says minister

    IPOH, Sept 20 — Perak is set to host the country’s second elephant sanctuary after Kota Tinggi in Johor. Water, Land and Natural Resources Minister Dr Xavier Jayakumar said the project would...

  • One person has drowned every day so far this year: Fire and Rescue Dept
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    One person has drowned every day so far this year: Fire and Rescue Dept

    BESUT: As many as 300 people died in drowning incidents nationwide from January to August this year. This figure averages out to at least one drowning death per day – a statistic which is worrying authorities. Data reveals that rivers and beaches are the main sites where drowning incidents occur.