Category Archives: Legal & judicial

NGO voices protest against proposed abolition of death penalty

KUALA LUMPUR, The Gerakan Pembela Ummah or Ummah, a non-governmental organisation (NGO), representing various Islamic NGOs today voiced its strong opposition against the proposed abolition of the death penalty in the country.Its president Aminuddin Yah...

Thai Ambassador praises Raja Perlis’ role in Malaysia-Thailand relations

ARAU, The contributions and role played by Raja Perlis Tuanku Syed Sirajuddin Jamalullail in fostering bilateral ties between Malaysia and Thailand has been praised by its Ambassador to Malaysia, Narong Sasitorn.He said both countries, specifically the...

Muez Abdul Aziz is new SSM chairman

KUALA LUMPUR, Domestic Trade and Consumer Affairs Ministry secretary-general Datuk Muez Abdul Aziz has been appointed as the new chairman of the Companies Commission of Malaysia (SSM).SSM in a statement here today said the appointment, which took effec...

Worker conned by motorbike ad on facebook loses RM4,700

MIRI, A 20-year-old was RM4,700 poorer, after falling prey to a Facebook advertisement that offered a Kawasaki Ninja motorcycle at an affordable price and with instalments.Sarawak Crime Investigation Department chief, Supt Mustafa Kamal Gani Abdullah s...

AGC adheres to govt’s directive as long as it is lawful – Solicitor general

KUALA LUMPUR, The Attorney General's Chambers (AGC) will stick fast to the government's directive, so long as it is lawful, so that all trials involving SRC International Sdn Bhd, 1Malaysia Development Berhad (1MDB) and other cases involving the Klepto...

Thai crew member feared drowned after falling into sea

GEORGE TOWN, A Thai crew member of a fishing boat is feared drowned after he fell into the sea about 13 nautical miles off Pulau Kendi, near here yesterday.South West District Police Chief Supt A.A Anbalagan said in the 7

Corruption: MACC detains former Johor MP

JOHOR BAHRU, The Malaysian Anti-Corruption Commission (MACC) detained a former Member of Parliament with the title Datuk in the state today in connection to two cases of bribery involving cash and land worth RM230,000.According to sources, the 56-year-...

Corruption: MACC detains former Johor MP

JOHOR BAHRU, The Malaysian Anti-Corruption Commission (MACC) detained a former Member of Parliament with the title Datuk in the state today in connection to two cases of bribery involving cash and land worth RM230,000.According to sources, the 56-year-...

Cambodia Detainees: Sarawak PKR adviser urges leaders to visit victims’ families

KUCHING, Sarawak Parti Keadilan Rakyat (PKR) adviser, Datuk Seri Hafsah Harun, called on state and central government leaders to visit family members of the 47 Malaysians detained in Cambodia, to help ease their sorrows.She said she was making arrangem...

Cambodia Detainees: Sarawak PKR adviser urges leaders to visit victims’ families

KUCHING, Sarawak Parti Keadilan Rakyat (PKR) adviser, Datuk Seri Hafsah Harun, called on state and central government leaders to visit family members of the 47 Malaysians detained in Cambodia, to help ease their sorrows.She said she was making arrangem...