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KUALA LUMPUR (May 20): The Ministry of Finance is now seeking a full repayment of the RM250 million loan it extended to the National Feedlot Corp Sdn Bhd (NFCorp) in 2008, after the latter defaulted o...
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KUALA LUMPUR - The Malaysian government is seeking repayment of more than RM250 million (S$82.4 million) lent out to private company National Feedlot Corp (NFC), Finance Minister Lim Guan Eng said on ...
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KUALA LUMPUR (May 20): The Ministry of Finance is now seeking a full repayment of the RM250 million loan it extended to the National Feedlot Corp Sdn Bhd (NFCorp) in 2008, after the latter defaulted o...
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PETALING JAYA: Lawyer Arunachalam Kasi is expected to be released from prison on Tuesday (May 21).
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KUALA LUMPUR (Bernama): The lawyer of businessman Low Taek Jho or Jho Low's mother says he has been authorised by his client to receive the notice of motion served on her for property forfeiture.
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KUALA LUMPUR, May 17 — The Malaysian government’s bid to take over the assets seized by police from Datuk Seri Najib Razak, his family and others as evidence or as the subject matter for alleged m...
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PUTRAJAYA: Federal Territories Minister Khalid Abdul Samad has asked his critics to meet him directly to discuss the contentious Taman Rimba Kiara condominium project.
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KUALA LUMPUR, May 15 — The Malaysia-Singapore Maritime Boundary Delimitation Committee among others has agreed to establish a sub-committee to address the legal and technical aspects of delimitation...
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SHAH ALAM, May 15 — The hearing of the RM100 million civil suit filed by the family of Altantuya Shaariibuu, the Mongolian model who was murdered in 2006, has been postponed to June 11.
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KUALA LUMPUR (May 14): The government will implement the MyPortfolio work guidelines to beef up performance of the civil service, Prime Minister Tun Dr Mahathir Mohamad said in a statement today.
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Amazon.com Inc has agreed to tighten quality control standards on its marketplace following an investigation that determined dozens of children’s school supplies sold on the site had illegal levels of toxic metals, lead and cadmium.
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KUALA LUMPUR, May 9 — Tun Daim Zainuddin was appointed to lead Malaysia in hammering out a new deal on the East Coast Rail Link (ECRL) with China but the former finance minister wasn’t the country...
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KUALA LUMPUR, May 9 — The joint trial of Datuk Seri Najib Razak and former Treasury secretary-general Tan Sri Mohd Irwan Serigar Abdullah over six criminal breach of trust (CBT) charges involving RM...
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PETALING JAYA: The government will use the repatriated US$322mil (RM1.3bil) in 1Malaysia Development Bhd assets from the US Department of Justice (DOJ) and S$50mil (RM152mil) from Singapore to repay 1MDB debts of RM51bil, said Finance Minister Lim Guan Eng.
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KUALA LUMPUR (May 8): The High Court has today fixed May 24 to hear the prosecution's application for a joint trial of Datin Seri Rosmah Mansor's money laundering and RM1.5 million solar project bribe...
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KUALA LUMPUR, May 8 — The US$322 million (RM1.3 billion) received through the repatriation of 1MDB assets will be used to service the sovereign wealth fund’s total debts of RM51 billion.
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PETALING JAYA: The government will use the repatriated US$322mil (RM1.34bil) in 1MDB assets from the United States and SG$50mil (RM152.4mil) from Singapore to repay 1MDB debts of RM51bil, says Finance Minister Lim Guan Eng.
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KUALA LUMPUR (May 8): The High Court has today fixed May 24 to hear the prosecution's application for a joint trial of Datin Seri Rosmah Mansor's money laundering and RM1.5 million solar project bribe...
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KUALA LUMPUR, May 7 — The Ministry of Education is planning to have a new Higher Education Act enacted to eliminate barriers to free speech in universities, said deputy minister Teo Nie Ching.
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The US government has returned funds of more than US$57mil (RM236.5mil) to Malaysia, the first instalment of funds recovered from asset seizures related to 1Malaysia Development Berhad (1MDB), says th...
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PETALING JAYA: The US government has returned funds of more than US$57mil (RM236.5mil) to Malaysia, the first instalment of funds recovered from asset seizures related to 1Malaysia Development Berhad (1MDB), says the Attorney General's Chambers (AGC).
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KUALA LUMPUR (May 7): Malaysia’s Attorney General says U.S. government has returned and will be returning substantial monies, representing the first installment of funds recovered from asset seizure...
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The judicial sale of the superyacht Equanimity to Genting Malaysia Bhd has been completed, said the Attorney General’s Chamber.Attorney General Tommy Thomas on Monday said they had received the full...
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KUALA LUMPUR (May 6): Attorney General’s Chambers to issue statement on former Goldman Sachs banker Roger Ng at 6pm, according to a spokesman at Ministry of Home Affairs.
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KUALA LUMPUR (Bernama): The Yang di-Pertuan Agong, Al-Sultan Abdullah Ri'ayatuddin Al-Mustafa Billah Shah, has presented the instrument of appointment to the new Chief Justice, Datuk Tengku Maimun Tuan Mat, at Istana Negara.
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KUALA LUMPUR, May 6 — The federal government spent RM15.5 million to maintain super yacht Equanimity from the time it was seized until Genting Malaysia Berhad bought it at an auction last month, acc...
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KUALA LUMPUR, May 6 — Malaysian authorities have executed the extradition of former Goldman Sachs banker Roger Ng to the US where he will face charges related to the 1MDB global corruption scandal.
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PETALING JAYA: The judicial sale of the superyacht Equanimity to Genting Malaysia Bhd has been completed, says the Attorney General’s Chamber (AGC).
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PUTRAJAYA (Bernama): Newly-appointed Chief Justice Datuk Tengku Maimun Tuan Mat Friday (May 3) issued a firm reminder to judicial commissioners on their oath of office.
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PUTRAJAYA, May 3 — Newly appointed Chief Justice Datuk Tengku Maimun Tuan Mat today issued a firm reminder to judicial commissioners on their oath of office.
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PETALING JAYA: The appointment of Datuk Tengku Maimun Tuan Mat as Chief Justice sets a high benchmark for legal practitioners and future lawyers, says Alumni Association of Universiti Malaya's Law Faculty (Parfum).
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KUALA LUMPUR, May 3 ― Kinabatangan MP Datuk Seri Bung Moktar Radin was today charged with receiving a total of RM2.8 million bribe in one week in June 2015 when he was director of Felcra Berhad then...
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PUTRAJAYA: The reduced extension levy fees for foreign workers
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KUALA LUMPUR (May 2): The High Court was told that the motion to vacate the 1Malaysia Development Bhd (1MDB) trial was to prevent the trial on SRC International Sdn Bhd from being left hanging.
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KUALA LUMPUR, May 1 — Datuk Seri Bung Moktar Radin appears to be taking his upcoming court date in his stride after the Malaysian Anti-Corruption Commission (MACC) publicly confirmed bringing graft ...
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A number of senior government officials have apparently had their smartphones hacked recently.
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APRIL 30 — In the recent Federal Court Civil Application 08(i)-394-07/2018(W) judgment dated April 23, 2019 (the scandalising contempt application dated February 28, 2018 by the Attorney General aga...
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KUALA LUMPUR (April 30): The Attorney General's Chambers has filed an application to transfer Datin Seri Rosmah Mansor's second bribery case to the High Court from the Sessions Court.
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JOHANNESBURG, April 29 — A Swiss anti-corruption lobby group has filed a criminal complaint against Credit Suisse over alleged fraud in the arrangement of US$2 billion (RM8.27 billion) of loans to M...
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KUALA LUMPUR, April 29 — DAP National Legal Bureau chairman Ramkarpal Singh has voiced his regret over the announcement of a sedition probe by the police over a forum discussing the Rome Statute rec...
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KUALA LUMPUR, April 29 — The trial of former Prime Minister Datuk Seri Najib Razak relating to RM42 million of SRC International Sdn Bhd’s funds is set to commence at 9am until 3.30pm during Ramad...
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KUALA LUMPUR, April 29 — A flurry of fund transfers involving Datuk Seri Najib Razak’s personal bank accounts were part of a complex money trail that has emerged in the former prime minister’s m...
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KUALA LUMPUR, April 28 — The public prosecutor has filed an appeal against the High Court decision to free S. Ambika, the woman from Penang who was accused of abusing her 21-year-old Indonesian dome...
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PETALING JAYA: Barisan Nasional did indeed look at the possible ratification of the Rome Statute but it decided not to go ahead as they believed it was against the Federal Constitution, says former prime minister Datuk Seri Najib Razak.
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PETALING JAYA: A former head of the Research, Treaties and International Law Department has made known how the Rome Statute became a political hot potato due to vested interests – critics who ironically had agreed to its ratification eight years ago.
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The Attorney General said the Rome Statute cannot be used against the King even if the Armed Forces commits heinous crimes because the Yang di-Pertuan Agong is a constitutional monarch.Tommy Thomas ci...
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PETALING JAYA: The process to ratify the Rome Statute was started eight years ago and there were factors which led to influencing the people to believe the statute will threaten the sovereignty of the Malay Rulers.
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PETALING JAYA: Two of the four academics who purportedly advised the Rulers to reject the Rome Statute of the International Criminal Court (ICC) have turned down an offer to attend a forum on the matter in Universiti Malaya on Saturday (April 27).
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KUALA LUMPUR, April 24 — A group of lawyers and NGOs have demanded the Parliament today to review and abolish laws against scandalising the court, in light of yesterday’s conviction against fellow...
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PETALING JAYA: A petition demanding justice over the death of Indonesian domestic worker Adelina Jerima Sau has surpassed 10,000 signatures.
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KUCHING: A Sarawak opposition politician may take legal action against the federal government for moving the registry of the High Court of Sabah and Sarawak without the obtaining the consent of the Sa...
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PETALING JAYA: The Home Ministry's response to accusations of backtracking on reforms is flimsy and resembles Barisan Nasional's excuses of the past, said Lawyers for Liberty.
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KUALA LUMPUR, April 20 — Attorney General Tommy Thomas has said he will “personally” investigate the acquittal of the suspect accused of abusing and causing the death of her Indonesian maid, acc...
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KUALA LUMPUR, April 19 — The Human Rights Commission of Malaysia (Suhakam) revealed today that it received the most complaints last year since its establishment in 2000.
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NEW YORK, April 18 — US stocks dipped in volatile trading today, ahead of a long Easter weekend, as another drop in healthcare stocks overshadowed gains from industrials after upbeat earnings.
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KUALA LUMPUR, April 18 — The hearing of Datuk Seri Najib Razak’s SRC International RM42 million trial will not be resuming tomorrow as initially scheduled, but will continue next Monday.
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KUALA LUMPUR: The corruption trial of former prime minister Datuk Seri Najib Razak is being cut short for the week, after both sides agreed to postpone it to next week.
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PETALING JAYA: Soap bubbles found in a stream led to the shocking discovery of illegal migrants locked in camps, wooden cage and eventually mass graves in Wang Kelian, Perlis, the Royal Commission of Inquiry (RCI) heard.
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PUTRAJAYA (Bernama): The public hearing by the Royal Commission of Inquiry (RCI) on human trafficking and mass graves in Wang Kelian begins Wednesday (April 17).
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PUTRAJAYA, April 17 — The public hearing by the Royal Commission of Inquiry (RCI) on human trafficking and mass graves in Wang Kelian begins today.
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THE Malaysian Bar notes that Tan Sri Richard Malanjum’s (pic) last day of service as the Chief Justice of the Federal Court of Malaysia was on Friday, April 12.
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Barisan Nasional’s Parit Sulong lawmaker Datuk Seri Dr Noraini Ahmad has officially replaced Datuk Seri Dr Ronald Kiandee as the Public Accounts Committee (PAC) chairman.
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KUALA LUMPUR, April 11 — The Sri Maha Mariamman Temple Task Force questioned today Attorney-General (AG) Tommy Thomas’s subsequent silence about its land dispute since promising a settlement last ...
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KUALA LUMPUR, April 10 — The arrogance and overconfidence of the Pakatan Harapan (PH) government ultimately caused the failure of the Federal Constitution (Amendment) Bill 2019 to get two-thirds maj...
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KOTA KINABALU: Sabah and Sarawak have lost a "golden opportunity" to regain their position as equal partners in Malaysia when a Constitutional amendment to Article 1(2) failed to be passed in Parliament, says the de facto law minister.
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KUALA LUMPUR (April 10): Datin Seri Rosmah Mansor arrived at the court this morning to face fresh charges in relation to the solar hybrid project.
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SEREMBAN: The Election Commission (EC) has urged those who are of the opinion that the government’s announcement on the East Coast Rail Link (ECRL) project is inappropriate and one of the efforts to...
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SEREMBAN, April 9 — The Election Commission (EC) has urged those who are of the opinion that the government’s announcement on the East Coast Rail Link (ECRL) project is inappropriate and one of th...
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Datin Seri Rosmah Mansor is set to be charged again with bribery in relation to the rural Sarawak schools solar project case at the Kuala Lumpur Sessions Court on Wednesday morning.The Malaysian Anti...
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KUALA LUMPUR (April 9): The Malaysian Anti-Corruption Commission (MACC) says today it has received the Attorney General's Chambers' consent to charge Datin Seri Rosmah Mansor at the Sessions Court her...
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KUALA LUMPUR, April 9 — Datin Seri Rosmah Mansor will be prosecuted over the controversial award of an RM1.25 billion Sarawak rural schools project, the Malaysian Anti-Corruption Commission (MACC) c...
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PUTRAJAYA: Datin Seri Rosmah Mansor is set to be charged again with bribery in relation to the rural Sarawak schools solar project case.
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RANTAU, April 9 — Barisan Nasional candidate for the Rantau by-election Datuk Seri Mohamad Hasan has denied allegations that he owns a RM6 million luxury home in Seremban 2.
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KUALA LUMPUR, April 8 — Home Minister Tan Sri Muhyiddin Yassin has confirmed that a Cabinet minister’s son who tested positive for drug use will be charged soon.
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KUALA LUMPUR, April 8 — As the Dewan Rakyat sitting convened today, a group of about 40 men and women assembled at the gates of Parliament demanding the removal of Foreign Minister Datuk Saifuddin A...
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KUALA LUMPUR, April 5 — The Asian African Legal Consultative Organisation (AALCO) is protesting against the government’s move to strip Datuk Sundra Rajoo Nadarajah, the former director of the Asia...
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KUALA LUMPUR, April 4 — The government has no plans to add Clause 88A to the Law Reform (Marriage and Divorce) Act, Home Minister Tan Sri Muhyiddin Yassin said in the Dewan Rakyat today.
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KUALA LUMPUR: Genting Malay­sia Bhd has confirmed its purchase of the Equanimity for US$126mil (RM514.6mil) with the Attorney General describing the sale as historic and represented the highest recovery so far for the government from the 1Malaysia Development Bhd (1MDB) scandal.
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KUALA LUMPUR (April 3): Ex-Prime Minister Datuk Seri Najib Razak’s legal team for the SRC International trial which began today comprises some legal heavyweights — notably former Solicitor General...
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KUALA LUMPUR, April 3 — The White Paper on the Federal Land Development Authority (Felda) will be tabled in the Dewan Rakyat next Wednesday, Deputy Economic Affairs Minister Dr Mohd Radzi Md Jidin...
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KUALA LUMPUR (April 3): Finance Minister Lim Guan Eng said today the amount of money and effort to maintain and service superyacht Equanimity is "very taxing" because the government incurred some RM14...
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KUALA LUMPUR, April 3 — Muhamad Akmaluddin Abdullah was a picture of calm as he stepped into the courtroom this afternoon for the trial of former prime minister Datuk Seri Najib Razak.
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KUALA LUMPUR (April 3): Finance Minister Lim Guan Eng said today the amount of money and effort to maintain and service superyacht Equanimity is "very taxing" because the government incurred some RM14...
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KUALA LUMPUR, April 3 — The High Court today said its decision to recuse Datuk Seri Gopal Sri Ram as the lead prosecutor in Tan Sri Muhammad Shafee Abdullah’s case will come after the Federal Cour...
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The superyacht linked to the multi-billion dollar 1MDB scandal has been sold to casino operator Genting Malaysia Bhd for US$126 million, the Attorney General said on Wednesday.The Equanimity is among ...
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KUALA LUMPUR (April 3): Malaysia-based company Genting Malaysia Bhd or its special purpose vehicle (SPV) has agreed to purchase the controversial luxury yacht "The Equanimity" for US$126 million.
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KUALA LUMPUR (April 3): Malaysia-based company Genting Malaysia Bhd or its special purpose vehicle (SPV) has agreed to purchase the controversial luxury yacht "The Equanimity" for US$126 million.
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PUTRAJAYA: A 38-year-old businessman will face three cheating charges when he is brought to court today for allegedly receiving RM19mil to help settle graft investigations into the Penang undersea tunnel project.
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KUALA LUMPUR (April 2): A developer for the Melaka Gateway integrated deep sea port project has filed a judicial review at the High Court to challenge Transport Minister Anthony Loke's decision to can...
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KUALA LUMPUR, April 2 — A businessman with the title of “Datuk Seri” will be charged tomorrow relating to a graft probe on  the Penang Undersea Tunnel Project.
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KUALA LUMPUR (April 2): A developer for the Melaka Gateway integrated deep sea port project has filed a judicial review at the High Court to challenge Transport Minister Anthony Loke's decision to can...
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PUTRAJAYA: A businessman will be charged on Wednesday (April 3) with receiving money amounting to RM19mil, believed to be payment to help cover investigations into the RM6.3bil Penang undersea tunnel project.
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KUALA LUMPUR, April 2 — The Home Ministry is conducting an in-depth study and review of six security laws in its purview before making any recommendations to the Cabinet, said Deputy Home Minister D...
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PETALING JAYA: Tan Sri Mohd Hashim Abdullah was not hauled up for misconduct during the 14th General Election because he had resigned before the tribunal was set up, says Tommy Thomas.The Attorney General told the tribunal there were two factual differences between the former Election Commission chairman and the six former EC members.
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A Vietnamese woman accused of killing Kim Jong-nam, the half-brother of North Korea's leader, has pleaded guilty to a lesser charge of causing hurt by potentially deadly means.
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MARCH 31 — The tribunal to investigate allegations of misconduct against six former members of the Election Commission (EC) is to decide whether to proceed with the proceedings given that the member...
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KUALA LUMPUR (March 26): The Attorney-General's Chambers has been tasked with preparing a report on the separation of powers between the Attorney General and Public Prosecutor which will be tabled to ...
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KUALA LUMPUR, March 26 — The feasibility study on the proposal to carve out the attorney general’s (AG) prosecutorial powers will be tabled to a Cabinet committee by the middle of the year, said D...
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KUALA LUMPUR, March 26 — The notice of seizure posted last week outside the RM25 million house of fugitive financier Low Taek Jho’s family in Tanjung Bungah Park, Penang, has gone missing.
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KUALA LUMPUR (March 25): Umno lawyer Datuk Mohd Hafarizam Harun, who is facing two counts of money laundering of RM15 million, today changed his bailor following the split up of his legal firm Hafariz...