Tan, Ku Nan graft case jointly tried

KUALA LUMPUR: The High Court allowed the prosecution’s application for the corruption cases involving businessman Datuk Tan Eng Boon and former federal territories minister Datuk Seri Tengku Adnan Tengku Mansor, better known as Ku Nan, to be tried jointly. In

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Protesters throng Hong Kong airport, property lobby calls for calm

HONG KONG: Demonstrators crowded the arrivals hall at Hong Kong airport on Friday, handing out anti-government leaflets and waving banners in a dozen languages in an effort to raise awareness among visitors ahead of a weekend of protests planned across

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Man with loaded rifle and 100 rounds of ammunition arrested

ATLANTA: Police arrested a man in body armour, with a loaded rifle and 100 rounds of ammunition, who walked into a Walmart store in Springfield, Missouri, on Thursday, alarming customers within in a week of back-to-back shootings that shocked the

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Syed Mokhtar’s son raises stake in Media Prima

KUALA LUMPUR: Syed Danial Syed Mokhtar Shah, the son of business tycoon Syed Mokhtar has raised his stakes in the media company Media Prima Berhad via Aurora Mulia Sdn Bhd. Aurora Mulia now controls 20.56% stakes in Media Prima after

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Nora Anne: Search continues

NILAI: It has been 120 hours and 15-year-old Franco-Irish teenager Nora Anne Quoirin, who went missing from The Dusun Resort here since Sunday, is yet to be found. As the search and rescue (SAR) efforts enter the sixth day today,

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Criminal charges against 17 current & ex-Goldman Sachs directors filed

KUALA LUMPUR: Malaysia has filed criminal charges against 17 current and former directors at subsidiaries of Goldman Sachs Group Inc in a multi-billion-dollar corruption investigation at state fund 1MDB, the attorney general said. Goldman Sachs has been under scrutiny for

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No re-tabling of unilateral conversion bill

KUALA LUMPUR: Selangor DAP chairman Gobind Singh Deo dismissed the possibility of the tabling a bill that permitted unilateral conversion of minors again as suggested by Selangor Menteri Besar Amirudin Shari as it was not deliberated at the state Pakatan

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Bung Mokhtar, wife graft case retained at Sessions Court

KUALA LUMPUR: The corruption case against Kinabatangan MP Datuk Seri Bung Mokhtar Radin and his wife, Zizie Izette A Samad who are jointly charged for receiving RM2.8 million of bribe will be retained in the Sessions Court. The decision to

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Riza Aziz’s money laundering trial set for January 2020

KUALA LUMPUR: Riza Aziz, the stepson of former premier Datuk Seri Najib Razak who claimed trial to five counts of money laundering charges amounting to RM1.18 billion would have his day in court in January, next year. The trial hearing

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Community support for dementia patients via senior citizen’s activity centre

PETALING JAYA: The Women, Family and Community Development Ministry wants to ensure there is sufficient communal support for senior citizens, especially those suffering from dementia by setting up senior citizen’s activity centre nationwide. Its deputy minister Hannah Yeoh said that

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