Category Archives: Legal Matters

1MDB trial postponed as Muhammad Shafee needs to prepare for his son’s wedding

The High Court here has deferred the scheduled dates for former prime minister Datuk Seri Najib Tun Razak's 1Malaysia Development Berhad (1MDB) trial set for this week to March 2.This follows an application by the defence, led by lawyer Tan

Police confident of solving shooting of Gani Patail’s driver with arrest of AYT 99 members

The police are confident of solving the case on the shooting of former Attorney-General Tan Sri Abdul Gani Patail's driver in 2017 with the arrest of 12 members of a secret society known as AYT 99, including the leader.Bukit

‘RM1.25 bil price for solar project set by Jepak Holdings without negotiating with ministry’

The High Court here was told today that the RM1.25 billion contract price for a hybrid solar project for 369 rural schools in Sarawak, had been set by Jepak Holdings Sdn Bhd without undertaking any price negotiations with the Education

Wan Azizah receives courtesy call from Tajikistan Foreign Minister

PUTRAJAYA, Tajikistan Foreign Minister Sirojiddin Muhriddin today called on Deputy Prime Minister Datuk Seri Dr Wan Azizah Wan Ismail here, with discussions centred on bilateral relations.During an hour meeting at the Women, Family and Community Develo...

First case of Malaysian positive for coronavirus

KUALA LUMPUR, A 41-year-old man is the first Malaysian who has tested positive for the novel coronavirus 2019 (2019-nCoV).He is one of two new positive cases, bringing to 10 the number of coronavirus cases in Malaysia so far.Health Minister Datuk

MYC2C exposes students to national justice system

KOTA BHARU, The From Courtroom to Classroom (MYC2C) programme will expose students to the country's justice and legislative system, said Chief Justice Tan Sri Tengku Maimun Tuan Mat.She said the idea was the brainchild of former Chief Justice Tan Sri

One more nabbed over commotion at Bersatu youth gathering

JOHOR BAHRU, Another person has been detained by the police to assist the investigation into a commotion at the Johor Parti Pribumi Bersatu Malaysia (Bersatu) youth wing gathering in Ulu Tiram, here on Friday.Johor police chief Datuk Mohd Kamarudin Md

56 M’sians still held in Syria for alleged terrorism

PEKAN, Jan 30 (Bernama) -- Fifty-six Malaysian citizens allegedly involved in terrorism activities are still under detention in Syria, said Bukit Aman Special Branch Counter-Terrorism (E8) principal assistant director Datuk Ayob Khan Mydin Pitchay.He s...

Police to record statements from parents on toddler who fell to her death

KUALA LUMPUR, Police will record statements from parents of the two young children who fell from the fourth floor of a teachers' quarters in Gombak near here yesterday, to facilitate the investigation of the incident that saw one of the

LTTE: Gadek assemblyman G. Saminathan refused bail

KUALA LUMPUR, The High Court here today dismissed the bail application filed by Gadek state assemblyman G. Saminathan who has been charged with providing support to the LTTE terrorist group.Judicial Commissioner Datuk Ahmad Shahrir Mohd Salleh made the...