Najib’s 1MDB case trial to begin May 14

KUALA LUMPUR: The trial of former prime minister Datuk Seri Najib Abdul Razak, who faces 25 corruption and money laundering charges involving RM2.28 billlion in funds linked to 1Malaysia Development Berhad (1MDB), will take place for 14 days beginning on May

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Lift from hell terrifies Mandy Villa residents

SEGAMBUT: A guard provided access to this writer to the lifts located in Mandy Villa. There was a notice that only five people can get into the lift at any one time which was odd because normally the limitation is

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SRC trial involving Najib affecting BN in Rantau

RANTAU: Rembau MP Khairy Jamaluddin has acknowledged that the SRC International trial hearing involving former prime minister Najib Abdul Razak affectd BN’s campaign in Rantau. He said that BN is forced to explain to the public that the trial is

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PM: Malaysia will withdraw Rome Statute ratification

PUTRAJAYA: Malaysia will withdraw from ratifying an international treaty that covers serious crimes and crimes against humanity known as the Rome Statute. Prime Minister Tun Dr Mahathir Mohamad said the Cabinet has decided not to ratify the Rome Statute of the International

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Trump says US-China trade deal could be announced in about four weeks

WASHINGTON: US President Donald Trump said on Thursday (Apr 4) a trade deal with China was getting very close and could be announced in about four weeks, but warned it would be difficult to let China keep trading with the United

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Cows return to haunt India’s Modi

PILANI, India: One of Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s signature policies has been protecting cows, but for Raghuvir Singh Meena – a Hindu farmer struggling to protect his crop of chickpeas from roaming cattle – it has gone too far. Farmers overwhelmingly

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EC: Sandakan by-election May 11, early voting May 7, nomination Apr 27

PUTRAJAYA: Sandakan by-election has been fixed to be held on May 11 with early voting on May 7 and nomination on Apr 27 by the Election Commission (EC) today. EC chairman Azhar Azizan Harun, who made the announcement also said

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Malarvizhi: Seremban IPD hands in glove with Pakatan to sabotage me

By: K Pragalath RANTAU: Rantau’s independent candidate R Malarvizhi has accused the Seremban district police headquarters (IPD Seremban) of being in cahoots with Pakatan Harapan in terms of permits for public ceramah. “The IPD Seremban are sabotaging my ceramah. At

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School rewards Mizoram kid who took injured chicken to hospital

At the age of 6, Derek C Lalchhanhima, from Mizoram, made headlines for his simple act of honesty and compassion.  His story of taking an injured chicken to a hospital with all the money he had, touched a chord with people

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Malaysian critical after escaping Abu Sayyaf captors

By: Swashna Arora PETALING JAYA: A Malaysian is reportedly in a critical stage after being rescued by Philippine security forces during a gunfire exchange with Abu Sayyaf militants in the southern Philippines yesterday. A Mindanao-based news portal today reported the

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