Jho Low was Najib’s unofficial special adviser

KUALA LUMPUR: A former special officer to former prime minister Datuk Seri Najib Tun Razak told the High Court here today that fugitive businessman Low Taek Jho, also known as Jho Low, was the unofficial special advisor to the former.

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Anwar to Azmin: Attend party meetings!

KUALA LUMPUR: PKR president Datuk Seri Anwar Ibrahim issued a stern warning to his deputy, Datuk Seri Mohamed Azmin Ali; attend party meetings! “I don’t know if he is boycotting party meetings or not. “All I know, he has not

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Democrats to probe Trump on hush-money payments

WASHINGTON: US congressional Democrats are planning to investigate allegations of President Donald Trump’s involvement in hush-money payments to women who say they had affairs with him, the Washington Post reported yesterday. The House of Representatives Judiciary Committee is preparing to

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IGP: Police to recommend whipping for wildlife smugglers

BIDOR: The Royal Malaysia Police (PDRM) will recommend mandatory whipping for criminals involved in smuggling of wildlife. Inspector-General of Police Datuk Seri Abdul Hamid Bador said he would send the recommendation to the Legal Affairs Division for tougher penalties against

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PSC rates: We are not undermining anybody, says Loke

The government has the right to determine the rates of the passenger service charges (PSC) as it owns the airports, said Transport Minister Anthony Loke. He pointed out that Malaysia Airports Holdings Bhd (MAHB) is the operator and Malaysian Aviation

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Anwar: Boycotting products by non-bumis an ‘unhealthy’ idea

KUALA LUMPUR: PKR president Datuk Seri Anwar Ibrahim has condemned the action by a movement calling for the boycott of products based on race or religion, saying that such action is unhealthy. He said the campaign to promote halal products

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Sex video: Charge Azmin and Haziq, Lokman tells AG

KUALA LUMPUR: Umno supreme council member Datuk Lokman Noor Adam issued an ultimatum to Attorney General Tommy Thomas today; charge the two men caught on video having gay sex or face court action for failing to prosecute.   Speaking near

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Russian model: It’ll be painful if I reveal the truth

A Russian beauty queen who was divorced by the ex-king of Malaysia a few weeks after she gave birth has threatened to reveal ‘painful’ secrets of their whirlwind romance and split. In the latest twist in the couple’s high-profile marital

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Muhyiddin: Don’t stir up sensitive issues

PUTRAJAYA: The government will not compromise with any party which stirs up sensitive issues by spreading information which could jeopardise racial and religious harmony, said Home Minister Tan Sri Muhyiddin Yassin. He stressed that while the government did not curb

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Water rationing in parts of Johor as Machap Dam water level dips

JOHOR BARU: About 150,000 users in Johor will be affected by a month-long water rationing exercise starting yesterday, due to the water level at the Machap Dam reaching its critical point. The National Water Services Commission (SPAN) said today that

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