Cyclone Fani: Heavy rain wreaks havoc in Odisha, Kolkata airport to shut down at 3 pm

The powerful Cyclone Fani is wreaking havoc in Odisha after it made landfall as an extremely severe cyclonic storm on the eastern coast in Puri this morning. Despite extensive damage caused by near 200 mph winds and heavy to very

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Three charges of abetting with Bung for Zizie Izette

KUALA LUMPUR: Kinabatangan MP Bung Mokhtar’s wife, Zizie Izette A Samad was charged with three counts of abetting her husband to obtain bribes amounting to RM2.8 million to secure RM150 million in investment for Felcra. The 41 year old was

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Maszlee: Academics who advised on Rome Statute must take responsibility

KUALA LUMPUR: The four academics who drew up the executive summary for the Conference of Rulers on the Rome Statute must take responsibility for it, said Education Minister Dr Maszlee Malik. He said this was in line with the Pakatan

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Tengku Maimun is Malaysia’s new Chief Justice

PETALING JAYA: Federal Court judge Datuk Tengku Maimun Tuan Mat has been appointed as the Chief Justice, the first woman to take on the role. The Prime Minister’s Office said that the Yang di-Pertuan Agong on the advice of the

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UAE man stops wife from playing PUBG. She files for divorce

An Emirati woman in her early 20s filed for divorce from her husband because he denied her from playing the online game, PUBG. Director of the Social Centre at Ajman Police, Captain Wafa Khalil who was handling the case told

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Three graft charges for Bung Mokhtar over RM2.8 million

KUALA LUMPUR: Kinabatangan MP Datuk Bung Mokhtar of Umno was charged with three graft charges over funds amounting to RM2.8 million at the Sessions Court this morning. The amount was received in his capacity as Felcra’s non executive chairman in

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11th Global Leadership Awards: 36 awards for global industry players

KUALA LUMPUR: The 11th Global Leadership Awards (GLA), held yesterday, saw a total of 36 leadership awards won by industry players from Malaysia and international arena. Some of the winners won more than one award. Among the local winners include

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Anwar: Leaders must be able to forgive and move on

KUALA LUMPUR: What does it take to be a leader? Taking the words of philosopher Herman Kahn, the future prime minister of Malaysia, Datuk Seri Anwar Ibrahim said that leadership is a responsibility, not a privilege. He also spoke on

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Vietnamese woman linked to Kim Jong-Nam murder freed today

KUALA LUMPUR: Doan Thi Huong, the Vietnamese woman initially accused of the murder of Kim Jong-Nam, the estranged half-brother of North Korea’s leader, has been released from prison at 7.20 am today. Lawyer Hisyam Teh Poh Teik representing the 30-year-old

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Malaysian Media Council should be managed by media practitioners

KUALA LUMPUR: The Malaysian Media Council (MMM), to be set up soon, should be managed fully by media practitioners to avoid the public from having any prejudice against its real function, said National Journalist Award recipient Tan Sri Johan Jaaffar.

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