Jho Low wanted to reverse fund transfers made to Najib’s accounts

KUALA LUMPUR: Ambank’s former relationship manager Joanne Yu Ging Ping testified that fugitive businessman Low Taek Jho, better known as Jho Low, instructed her to transfer to reverse a transfer of RM27 million into Najib Abdul Razak’s AmBank account ending

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Kashmir’s special status revoked

NEW DELHI: India’s government revoked the special status of Kashmir in a bid to fully integrate its only Muslim-majority region with the rest of the country, the most far-reaching move on the troubled Himalayan territory in nearly seven decades. Interior

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Khat: Out the diversions, focus on reforms

Ever since he was appointed, Education Minister Maszlee Malik has consistently failed to bring about the promised education reforms that Pakatan Harapan promised in their GE14 manifesto. Is he in the grip of the ineluctable “Deep State” that explains his

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Race based affirmative action not viable, need based a necessity

PETALING JAYA: Special advisor to the government, Tun Daim Zainuddin has called for a need based affirmative action since the race based policy in practice is no longer viable. Speaking at an international conference on emerging issues in public policy

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Kula is for refugees right to work

KUALA LUMPUR: Human Resources Minister M Kulasegaran is personally supportive of allowing refugees to work in Malaysia as promised in the Pakatan Harapan manifesto even though there has not been any concrete action to realise that promise yet. “The government

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Court of Appeal maintains Najib’s 1MDB trial date

PUTRAJAYA: The Court of Appeal ruled against former prime minister Datuk Seri Najib Razak’s appeal for a later trial date for his 1Malaysia Development Berhad corruption trial. The appellate court ruled that the 1MDB trial will begin in a fortnight,

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Najib and wife to overthrow businessman’s conspiracy suit bid set

KUALA LUMPUR: The decision whether to allow former prime minister Datuk Seri Najib Razak, his wife Datin Seri Rosmah Mansor and three others to strike out a RM52.6 million lawsuit against them will be heard on 23 October by the

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Foreign funds sold RM601.2 mln in local equities last week

KUALA LUMPUR: Foreign funds sold RM601.2 million net in local equities last week, the largest weekly foreign fund net outflow in 11 weeks, said MIDF Research today. In its fund flow report, it said the pace of foreign net selling

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New Zealand to decriminalise abortion, but bill falls short

WELLINGTON: New Zealand plans to decriminalise abortion and treat it is as a health issue, the government said on Monday in the first major reform to abortion laws in more than four decades that some activists said fell short of

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Skill training, certificate, free movement for human trafficking victims

KUALA LUMPUR: Elementary skill training and certificates for trafficked victims in the country will be introduced this year as part of Putrajaya’s effort in improving the lives of the trafficked victims. In addition to that, regulations were gazetted to allow

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