Sex video: Five released, Haziq and Farhash still remanded

PUCHONG: Five of those arrested together with Muhammad Haziq Abdul Aziz in connection with the sex video case have been released. Speaking to The Star Online, Bukit Aman CID chief Datuk Huzir Mohamed said the five, who were detained on

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Weekly fuel prices: RON97 up 10 sen, RON95 and diesel unchanged

PUCHONG: The price of RON97 will increase by 10 sen per litre, while RON95 and diesel prices will remain the same for the week, starting tomorrow. The Finance Ministry said the price of RON97 would go up from RM2.57 per

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Umno-PAS joint charter, MOU to be signed next month

PUCHONG: Umno secretary general Tan Sri Annuar Musa announced that Umno and PAS has finalised a joint charter and a memorandum of understanding for closer ties. He said this via his Twitter account. In addition to that, he and his

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Pasir Gudang pollution: Another 39 students suffer breathing difficulties

JOHOR BARU: Another 39 students from five schools in Pasir Gudang experienced breathing difficulties and vomiting, suspected to be caused by air pollution. The incident happened yesterday just when the Department of Environment (DOE) announced it would take action against

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Case management for ‘sun bear in condo’ case Aug 26

KUALA LUMPUR: The Sessions Court here today fixed August 26 for the case management of singer Zarith Sofia’s case, accused of keeping and confining a sun bear cub at her apartment at Desa Petaling last month. Judge Manira Mohd Nor

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Jho Low: Malaysia using law of the jungle

PUCHONG: Fugitive businessman Jho Low has criticised the Kuala Lumpur High Court’s ruling to permit the forfeiture of more than RM48 million from bank accounts belonging to his father, Larry Low Hock Peng. In particular, he condemned the administration of

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US Federal Reserve rate cuts a boon for Malaysian equity markets

KUALA LUMPUR: As the market is expecting another rate cut by US Federal Reserve (Fed), this could be a boon for emerging equity markets, including Malaysia. “(In the event of) US rates cut, where it doesn’t lead to (economy) recession,

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Komodo Island to be closed in 2020 for ecological rehabilitation

JAKARTA: The East Nusa Tenggara (NTT) Tourism Agency announced yesterday that Komodo Island will be closed by the beginning of 2020. “It is definite; we have decided to close Komodo Island next year,” said its head Wayan Darmawa, as reported

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S’gor MB to police: Act against sex video mastermind

PUCHONG: Selangor menteri besar Amirudin Shari urged the police to take action against the political leader accused of masterminding the viral sex video implicating Economic Affairs Minister Mohamed Azmin Ali. Speaking to reporters in Shah Alam, Amirudin said that the

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Malaysia 3rd worst Asian country for solo female travel

KUALA LUMPUR: Malaysia has been ranked the third worst country in Asia for solo female travel in a research by Asher & Lyric, an independent travel blog based in Australia. The “Women’s Danger Index” was based on research from sources

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