Police nab five Indonesians, solve 13 armed robbery, house break-in cases

GEORGE TOWN: Penang police believed they have crippled a gang suspected to be involved in a spate of armed robberies and house break-ins with the arrest of five Indonesian men in two raids carried out in Kuala Lumpur and Penang

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Jho Low never utilised any funds in Najib’s accounts

KUALA LUMPUR: The High Court here today heard that fugitive businessman Low Taek Jho or Jho Low never utilised any of the funds in Datuk Seri Najib Tun Razak’s three current accounts and therefore did not gain anything by depositing

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Azmin: Khazanah Nasional will remain MAB main shareholder

KUALA LUMPUR: Khazanah Nasional Bhd will remain as an influential and important shareholder under a new structure of Malaysia Airlines Bhd (MAB), said Economic Affairs Minister Datuk Seri Mohamed Azmin Ali. He said the government through Khazanah and Malaysia Aviation

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In camera hearing for first day trial of Perak exco’s rape case

IPOH: The Sessions Court today ruled that the first day hearing of a rape case involving Perak state executive council member Paul Yong Choo Kiong would be conducted in camera. Judge Norashima Khalid made the ruling with the consent of

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BNM’s international reserves rise to US$103.3 bln

KUALA LUMPUR: Bank Negara Malaysia’s (BNM) international reserves increased to US$103.3 billion as at Oct 15, 2019 from US$103.0 billion as at Sept 30, 2019. In a statement today, the central bank said the reserves position is sufficient to finance

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Dr M: Existing civil servants will receive pensions

KUALA LUMPUR: Prime Minister Tun Dr Mahathir Mohamad today assured that civil servants currently in service and has confirmed their status in the pension scheme will continue to receive the benefits of the scheme. He said retirement benefits enjoyed by

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Six Cambodians nabbed for keeping wild animal parts

KUALA LUMPUR: Six Cambodian nationals were apprehended in Tembat forest reserve, Terengganu last Saturday for crimes involving wildlife and trespassing into the forest reserve. Water, Land and Natural Resources Minister Dr Xavier Jayakumar said the arrests were made in an

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SingEx and Deutsche Messe to organise international event on IR4.0

PUCHONG: With the Sino-US trade war undermining the global economy, slowing growth rate in China and uncertainty in the Euro zone, it is time for businesses to transform itself and leverage on existing means to enhance competitiveness through innovation. With

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Defiant Mahathir stands by Kashmir comments

Prime Minister Tun Dr Mahathir Mohamad today said that he will not retract his comments on the Jammu and Kashmir issue, despite boycott threats of Malaysian palm oil by India. “We speak out our mind and we don’t retract and

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Perak floods: 270 victims in three Perak relief centres

IPOH: Another flood relief centre (PPS) has been opened in central Perak, bringing the number of such centres opened in the state to three compared to two yesterday. According to the Social Welfare Department portal, as at 12.50 am, five

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