Najib to know his fate on Nov 11

KUALA LUMPUR: Former prime minister Datuk Seri Najib Tun Razak, who is facing seven charges of misappropriation of RM42 million in SRC International Sdn Bhd funds, will know his fate on Nov 11. On that day, High Court Judge Mohd

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Perak MB to assume Yong’s portfolio for the time being

IPOH: Perak menteri besar Datuk Seri Ahmad Faizal Azumu will temporarily handle the portfolio of state executive committee member, Paul Yong pending the disposal of the latter’s rape trial. Faizal said he would have no issue taking on extra responsibilities

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IRB: We don’t segregate tax contribution by ethnicity

PUCHONG: The Inland Revenue Board (IRB) today denied tabling in Parliament a White Paper on tax contribution based on the racial and ethnic composition of the Malaysian taxpayers, which has gone viral on social media. In a statement today, IRB

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Transport Ministry to investigate KLIA systems disruption

Transport Ministry (MOT) announced the setting up of a committee to investigate the failure of the KL International Airport’s (KLIA) Total Airport Management System (TAMS) following a four-day systems disruption at the airport. The failure of TAMS at KLIA was

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PKR MP: Stop being in denial, accept UN’s poverty findings

PUCHONG: The government should accept the findings by United Nations (UN) Special Rapporteur on poverty in Malaysia positively. In a statement today, PKR supreme council member Nik Nazmi Nik Ahmad said that ignoring expert advice and hiding behind the walls

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Riza Aziz applies to transfer money laundering case to High Court

KUALA LUMPUR: Riza Aziz’s lawyers have applied to transfer his five charges of laundering US$248 million (RM1.2 billion) of 1MDB funds to High Court today. Defence lawyer Syazwani Mohd Zawawi argued that the case was complex and would take some

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Court allows Adib’s family to initiate contempt proceedings against AG

SHAH ALAM: The Shah Alam Coroner’s Court today granted leave to the family of late firefighter Muhammad Adib Mohd Kassim to commence contempt proceedings against Attorney-General Tommy Thomas. This is in regards to Thomas’ instruction to the Housing and Local

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Keep your houses clean to combat Aedes mosquito- Terengganu health director

KUALA TERENGGANU: Terengganu health director Dr Mohd Jusoh today advised the people to keep their housing areas clean and destroy the breeding grounds of the Aedes mosquito in view of an increase in the number of dengue cases this year.

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Vietnam rolls out red carpet for Dr M

HANOI: Vietnam rolled out the red carpet to welcome visiting Malaysian Prime Minister Tun Dr Mahathir Mohamad for his three-day official visit to the socialist republic today. Mahathir was accorded an official welcome at the Presidential Palace where he was

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Vital issues in criminalising hate speech

The Minister in the Prime Minister’s Department for Religious Affairs Datuk Seri Dr Mujahid Yusof Rawa intends to enact laws that deal directly with hate speech following recent controversies relating to race and religious sensitivities and the widespread dissemination of

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