Daily Archives: August 7, 2020

EC meets on Aug 17 to set Sabah State Election date

PUTRAJAYA, The Election Commission (EC) will hold a special meeting to discuss the date of the 16th Sabah State Election (PRN) on Aug 17.   EC secretary Ikmalrudin Ishak in a statement today said that the meeting would be held

Police advise Lim supporters not to assemble outside court

BUTTERWORTH, Police have advised the public, especially supporters of former Finance Minister Lim Guan Eng, not to gather in large numbers outside the Butterworth Sessions Court next week when the Bagan Member of Parliament is charged so as to curb

Police propose another inquest into Adib’s death

KUALA LUMPUR, The Royal Malaysia Police (PDRM) have proposed that the inquest into the death of firefighter Muhammad Adib Mohd Kassim be held again.   Inspector-General of Police Tan Sri Abdul Hamid Bador said there were new witnesses who would

Jata Negara on shoe insoles probe completed – IGP

  KUALA LUMPUR, Police have completed the investigation over the use of Malaysia’s coats of arms or Jata Negara logo on the insoles of a Beethree brand shoe here.   Inspector-General of Police, Tan Sri Abdul Hamid Bador said investigation

Malaysians raise 83,000 Baht to help Malaysian woman, her granny stranded in Bangkok

BANGKOK, Donations have been pouring in from fellow Malaysians residing in Thailand to help a Malaysian woman and her 71-year-old grandmother stranded in the kingdom for about five months.   This followed the closure of the Thailand-Malaysia border and travel

Guan Eng’s wife, Betty Chew to be charged under AMLA on Tuesday

  GEORGE TOWN, Former Finance Minister Lim Guan Eng’s wife, Betty Chew, who was arrested by the Malaysian Anti-Corruption Commission (MACC) earlier today to assist investigations into a case of her involvement with a private company, will be charged at

Court rejects Jamal Yunos’ bid to strike out suit by Yeo

— The High Court today dismissed an application by Sungai Besar UMNO Division chief Datuk Seri Jamal Md Yunos to strike out a defamation suit filed by former energy, science, technology, environment and climate change minister Yeo Bee Yin in

RM73,956 additional allocation for agropreneurs in Mualim, Batang Padang

The Ministry of Agriculture and Food Industry has channelled an additional allocation of RM73,956 to agropreneurs in Muallim and Batang Padang districts under the Agricultural Development programme this year.   Its Deputy Minister I Datuk Seri Ahmad Hamzah said that

Kuala Kurau: Police seek Facebook user over viraled posting on COVID-19

— The police are looking for an individual who triggered concern among members of the public by uploading a post on Facebook claiming that there was a new COVID-19 cluster in Kuala Kurau, here, recently.   Kerian district deputy police

PGA personnel believed to have fatally shot himself accidentally – Police

SUNGAI PETANI A member of the General Operations Force (PGA) believed to have accidentally shot himself, died in the rest room of the Tupah PGA training camp in Bedong near here, early this morning.   In the 5.10 am incident,