IGP: Stern action against those supporting terrorist groups

KUALA LUMPUR: Stern action will be taken against those who glorify and try to provide support to terrorist groups such as the Liberation Tigers of Tamil Eelam (LTTE), said Inspector-General of Police Tan Sri Abdul Hamid Bador. He said such

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Petronas enhancing security at facilities after Saudi oil attacks

KUALA LUMPUR: Petronas is planning to enhance security at its critical oil facilities following the recent attacks on two major facilities run by Saudi Arabia’s state oil giant, Saudi Aramco. Petronas president and group CEO Wan Zulkiflee Wan Ariffin said

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DPM: No citizenship for foreign home buyers under MM2H

KUALA LUMPUR: The government assured the public that citizenship will not be granted to foreigners who buy unsold luxury homes through the Malaysia My Second Home (MM2H) programme. Instead, Deputy Prime Minister Datuk Seri Dr Wan Azizah Wan Ismail said,

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Tunisia’s ex-president Ben Ali passes away in exile

TUNIS: Former Tunisian president Zine El Abidine Ben Ali, the first leader to be toppled by the Arab Spring revolts, died yesterday in Saudi Arabia, said the Tunisia’s foreign ministry.  He was 83. “We had confirmation of his death 30

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Police detain 21 ‘Sea Gypsies’ in Lahad Datu

LAHAD DATU: Police detained 10 women and 11 children from the Pala’u (Sea Gypsies) community in a special integrated operation at several locations here yesterday. Lahad Datu district police chief ACP Nasri Mansor said all of them aged between two

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Commit to urgent climate action now!

We, the inhabitants of Planet Earth, are already having to deal with unprecedented and alarming events from flooding to forest fires, in what is clearly a Global Climate Emergency. In the face of this challenging scenario, millions of concerned citizens

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Court sets Sept 24 to hear Riza Aziz’s money laundering case

KUALA LUMPUR: The Sessions Court here today set Sept 24 for mention of the case of Riza Shahriz Abdul Aziz, the stepson of former prime minister Datuk Seri Najib Tun Razak, on money laundering charges amounting to US$248 million (RM1.25

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One killed, five hurt in Washington shooting near White House

WASHINGTON: One person was killed and five others wounded today in a shooting on the streets of Washington, not far from the White House, police said. It was not immediately clear if a suspect had been taken into custody in

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Application to recuse judge fails, hearing of Ku Nan’s trials proceed

KUALA LUMPUR: The High Court ordered the RM1 million graft trial against former Federal Territories Minister Datuk Seri Tengku Adnan Tengku Mansor (better known as Ku Nan) to proceed as scheduled before Justice Mohd Nazlan Mohd Ghazali. This came after

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Asean’s future cannot be determined by China and US

SINGAPORE: Superpowers China and United States of America cannot determine the future of Asean but Asean members must maintain good ties with both the nations, said PKR president Datuk Seri Anwar Ibrahim. “The best way forward for them (Asean) is

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