Students, activist arrested over protest

PETALING JAYA: Seven students and an activist were arrested at a protest in front of their college in Ara Damansara, Kelana Jaya yesterday. Petaling Jaya district deputy police chief Supt Ku Mashariman Ku Mahmood said the eight, aged between 20

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Najib’s daughter sought over RM10.3 in unpaid taxes

SHAH ALAM: The Inland Revenue Board (LHDN) is seeking RM10.3 million in unpaid income taxes from former prime minister Datuk Seri Najib Razak’s daughter Nooryana Najwa. The LHDN filed the writ of summons against Nooryana on July 24 at the

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Tariq Ramadan hit with gang rape allegation

PARIS: Tariq Ramadan, a leading Islamic scholar charged in France with raping two women, has also been accused of taking part in the gang rape of a journalist, French judicial sources said Sunday. The sources confirmed reports on Europe 1

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DAP: Enact anti-racism law but not under Sedition Act

PUCHONG: DAP MP Ramkarpal Singh today welcomed Islamic Affairs Minister Datuk Seri Mujahid Yusof Rawa’s call for the government to legislate laws to curb hate speech in order to preserve racial and religious harmony. However, the lawmaker was against the

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Indonesian capital to be moved to East Kalimantan

JAKARTA: Indonesian president Joko Widodo announced the capital would be moved to an area that forms part of the North Penajam Paser and Kutai Kartanegara regions in its province of East Kalimantan, on the island of Borneo. Widodo said moving

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Johor Regent decrees temporary closure of school near forest fire

ISKANDAR PUTERI: Johor Regent, Tunku Mahkota Ismail Ibni Sultan Ibrahim has decreed a temporary closure for SMK Tanjung Adang due to a forest fire near the school. This was after Tunku Ismail visited the burning forest along Jalan Tanjung Kupang

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Another reprieve to disqualify Gopal Sri Ram

PUTRAJAYA: Former prime minister Datuk Seri Najib Razak obtained another legal reprieve to disqualify fiat prosecutor Datuk Seri Gopal Sri Ram from leading the prosecution team in his 1MDB trial involving RM2.28 billion. A Court of Appeal panel led by

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Gold prices in a 6-year high

BENGALURU: Gold prices scaled a fresh six-year high on Monday, as the latest tit-for-tat tariffs by the United States and China in their year-long trade war battered global equities and boosted demand for safe-have assets. Spot gold jumped 0.9% to

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DOE suggests two schools in Gelang Patah to be closed temporarily

KULAI: The Department of Environment (DOE) has proposed to the Johor state department of education to temporarily close two schools located close to a raging forest fire in Gelang Patah near Iskandar Puteri. Johor Local Government, Urban Well-being and Environment

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Agong begins four-day state visit to Indonesia

JAKARTA: The Yang di-Pertuan Agong, Al-Sultan Abdullah Ri’ayatuddin Al-Mustafa Billah Shah, arrived here today for a four-day state visit to Indonesia. The special aircraft carrying the Agong and the Raja Permaisuri Agong, Tunku Hajah Azizah Aminah Maimunah Iskandariah, landed at

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