Daily Archives: April 21, 2019

Maritim Malaysia foils attempt to smuggle sugar to Indonesia

TAWAU, The Malaysian Maritime Enforcement Agency (Maritim Malaysia) thwarted an attempt to smuggle out subsidised sugar worth RM50,000 to Indonesia at the country's waters on Friday, following the arrest of an 18-year-old youth.Tawau Maritime Zone depu...

Police begin probe video of Najib’s trial

KUALA LUMPUR, The police have opened investigations over the transmission of a video clip from a closed-circuit television (CCTV) recording of the proceedings of former Prime Minister Datuk Seri Najib Tun Razak's trial that was uploaded on Facebook.Kua...

Five more Penang RTD officers remanded

GEORGE TOWN, Five more enforcement officers from the Penang Road Transport Department (RTD) were ordered to be remanded today to facilitate investigations by the Malaysian Anti-Corruption Commission (MACC) for allegedly protecting lorry drivers who vio...

New ECRL route facilitates Quartz Ridge’s ratification as heritage site – expert

KUALA LUMPUR, The government's move to leave the Klang Gates Quartz Ridge in Gombak, Selangor, untouched under the renegotiated East Coast Rail Link (ECRL) project will facilitate the ratification of the area as a national and world heritage site, a

Declare asset: MACC expects new act to be implemented before year end

KUALA NERUS, The new act under the Malaysian Anti-Corruption Commission (MACC), which requires politicians and senior government officials Grade Jusa C and above, to declare their assets, is expected to be implemented before the end of this year.MACC D...

Sarawak mulls new ways to fight open burning

MIRI, The Sarawak government will map out a new long solution to control the problem of open burning in the state, especially in Miri City as the present hot and dry season is expected to prolong until Sept this year,

Abd Latif Bandi, son, property consultant freed of corruption, money laundering

JOHOR BAHRU, Former Johor state executive council member Datuk Abdul Latif Bandi, his son and a property consultant were today acquitted and discharged on 33 counts of corruption and four counts of money laundering, involving RM35.7 million.Judge Kamar...

Federal secretary facilitates closer ties between Sarawak, federal governments

KUCHING, Outgoing Sarawak federal secretary (SUP) Datuk Mansor Man described his role as crucial in facilitating close cooperation between the state and federal governments.He said one of his responsibilities as federal secretary, now under the purview...

New Ipoh mayor to be announced soon

IPOH, A new Ipoh mayor will be appointed by the end of the month and it will not be a political appointee, said Perak Menteri Besar Datuk Seri Ahmad Faizal Azumu.He said the candidate, who is a local and fluent

Anwar says awaiting full post-mortem report on Rantau by-election

PORT DICKSON, PKR president Datuk Seri Anwar Ibrahim said he has yet to receive a full post-mortem report including on allegations of sabotage by members of the party in the Rantau state by-election on April 13.The Pakatan Harapan (PH) de