Global leadership awards 2019

Osman Sapian quits following rumours

PUCHONG: Johor Menteri Besar Osman Sapian has tendered his resignation as Johor Menteri Besar, confirmed Prime Minister Tun Dr Mahathir Mohamad. “Yesterday, he sent two resignation letters, one to me and one to the Johor sultan,” the prime minister told

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Adib may have been forcibly dragged out of van: Witness

SHAH ALAM: The Coroner’s Court was today told that it was highly possible that firefighter Muhammad Adib Mohd Kassim was forcibly pulled out from the Emergency Services Assistance Unit (EMRS) van during the riots near the Sri Maha Mariamman Temple

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Malaysia’s Rome Statute Saga

Rome Statute is an international treaty that came into being on 17 July 1998 and enforced on 1 July 2002. This treaty established International Criminal Court which focuses on four core international crimes: genocide, crimes against humanity, war crimes, and

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King presents instruments of appointment to 10 High Court judges

KUALA LUMPUR: The Yang di-Pertuan Agong, Al-Sultan Abdullah Ri’ayatuddin Al-Mustafa Billah Shah, today presented the instruments of appointment to 10 judges of the High Court at Istana Negara. The Raja Permaisuri Agong, Tunku Azizah Aminah Maimunah Iskandariah Almarhum Sultan Iskandar,

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Rosmah to be charged for accepting gratification tomorrow

PUCHONG: Rosmah Mansor, the wife of former prime minister Datuk Seri Najib Razak will be charged at the Sessions Court, Kuala Lumpur, confirmed Malaysian Anti Corruption Commission (MACC) in a statement. She will be facing charges under section 16A (a)

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India-Malaysia bilateral relations are growing stronger – High Commissioner

KUALA LUMPUR: India-Malaysia bilateral relations are growing strong and will continue to flourish due to active engagements in various aspects, such as defence, economic, political, cultural and people-to-people exchanges, said India’s High Commissioner to Malaysia Mridul Kumar. Describing the relations

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Kula: Plan to create one million jobs achievable

KUALA LUMPUR: The Human Resource Ministry believes the government’s desire to create one million job opportunities as promised in the Pakatan Harapan (PH)’s manifesto in the 14th General Election can be achieved within five years. Its Minister M. Kula Segaran

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Mahathir : Government can tackle fake news

PUTRAJAYA: Prime Minister Tun Dr Mahathir Mohamad said he believes the government can handle the spreading of fake news even after the repeal of the Anti-Fake News Act 2018. Admitting that social media can be abused quite seriously, he said

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Foreign digital service providers must register – Amiruddin

KUALA LUMPUR: Foreign-registered digital service providers are required to register with Royal Malaysian Customs Department for easier collection of the six per cent service tax beginning January next year. Deputy Finance Minister Datuk Amiruddin Hamzah said registration starts from October

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‘Taxes that people want’

KUALA LUMPUR: Pekan MP Najib Razak lambasted the introduction of a new set of taxes by Finance Minister Lim Guan Eng yesterday. He cynically claimed that the new set of payment is one that the people wanted. Lim introduced digital

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