Parfum: Our confidence in the new CJ stems from her achievements and judgments

PUCHONG: Universiti Malaya Law Faculty Alumni Organisation (Parfum) is confident with the credibility of the newly appointed chief Judge Datuk Tengku Maimun Tuan Mat. The confidence is stemmed from Tengku Maimun’s achievements and just and intelligent judgments, said Parfum president

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Zakir Naik charged with money laundering

The Enforcement Directorate (ED) on Thursday filed its first charge sheet against preacher Zakir Naik and others, accusing him of money laundering. It identified assets worth ₹193 crore (RM115 million) and allegedly bought illegal real estate assets across the world.

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World Press Freedom Day – a reflection

K. Pragalath and Hema Subramaniam Today is World Press Freedom Day – a day when members of the press, be it print, online, broadcast or radio reflect on the work they do in educating the public and spreading information to

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Sri Lanka attack mastermind used chatrooms to sway suicide bombers

Sri Lanka Easter suicide attacks mastermind Zahran Hashim used social media to publicly call for the death of non-Muslims, he worked for months in private chatrooms to persuade six young men to sacrifice themselves, Muslim community leaders say. Christians and foreign tourists

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US to return RM828 million in 1MDB-linked funds to Malaysia

WASHINGTON DC: The US is prepared to return about US$200 million (RM828 million) of funds allegedly misappropriated from state fund 1MDB to Malaysia, according to sources. The total include about US$140 million from the sale of a stake in New

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Several potential sectors for Malaysia-Argentina

PUTRAJAYA: There are several potential areas for cooperation can be established between Malaysia and Argentina despite the geographical distance between the two countries, says Deputy Prime Minister Datuk Seri Dr Wan Azizah Wan Ismail. Dr Wan Azizah, who is also

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MIDF Research: Bullish Q2 as exports recover

KUALA LUMPUR: In a recent development, MIDF Amanah Investment Bank Bhd Research (MIDF Research) has predicted a better trade outlook for the second quarter of 2019 on exports recovery in March. In a note today, MIDF Research said the upcoming

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DIG post candidate awaiting King s consent

KUALA LUMPUR: The name of the candidate proposed to fill the vacant Deputy Inspector-General of Police (DIG) position is now awaiting consent from Yang di-Pertuan Agong Al-Sultan Abdullah Ri’ayatuddin Al-Mustafa Billah Shah. Home Minister Tan Sri Muhyiddin Yassin said the

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Breaking: Two killed in Indian Cyclone Fani so far

Two people died on Friday as Cyclone Fani slammed into eastern India with winds gusting at speeds of up to 200 kilometres (125 miles) per hour, an official said. “I can confirm two deaths for now. One old man in one of

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Bung Mokhtar trolled on Twitter while he and wife face charges

PUCHONG: Kinabatangan MP Bung Mokhtar Radin was trolled on Twitter as he claimed trial to corruption charges earlier today. Twitter user @wealthytang for instance blamed the sole Umno lawmaker for being a factor that led to the defeat of BN

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