Topic: Aug 9
Mavcom fines AirAsia, AirAsia X RM200,000 each
PETALING JAYA: The Malaysian Aviation Commission (Mavcom) has fined AirAsia Bhd and AirAsia X Bhd (AAX) RM200,000 each for charging credit card, debit card and online banking processing fees separately from their base fares.
MBPP removes 450 illegal banners
GEORGE TOWN: More than 450 illegal banners promoting a property project in Selangor were taken down by Penang Island City Council (MBPP) in the past two weeks.
Bid to ensure Sumatran rhino survives
KOTA KINABALU: Both Malaysia and Indonesia are taking what may be the first step in saving the Sumatran rhino from extinction with the arrival of an expert from Germany next month to help extract eggs from Iman, the sole surviving female animal in Sabah.
Rosmah seeks RM500, 000 in security costs from Lebanese jeweller
KUALA LUMPUR (Bernama): The High Court here Monday (Aug 9) fixed Sept 11 to hear two applications filed by the former prime minister's wife, Datin Seri Rosmah Mansor, including one seeking RM500, 000 in security costs from Lebanese jeweller Global Royalty Trading SAL.
Typhoon Lekima wipes out RM60mil
NIBONG TEBAL: The 100kph tail winds of Typhoon Lekima may only be a memory for most Penangites now but they may soon see fish prices rise if the floating fish farms decimated by the tempest cannot rise again.
Umno to seek removal of Selangor Speaker
PETALING JAYA: Umno will table a motion for the removal of Ng Suee Lim as Speaker of the Selangor state assembly over the adjournment of a recent sitting before Menteri Besar Amirudin Shari could tabl...
M’sian teen conquers Mount Elbrus
PETALING JAYA: Sixteen-year-old student Sara Sofea has successfully conquered Mount Elbrus in Russia, which is the highest peak in Europe.
Najib and Shafee in fresh bid to disqualify Sri Ram
PUTRAJAYA: Former prime minister Datuk Seri Najib Razak and his lawyer Tan Sri Muhammad Shafee Abdullah have filed applications to introduce new evidence in their appeals to disqualify former Federal Court judge Datuk Seri Gopal Sri Ram as deputy public prosecutor in their cases.
Trio on the run from loan sharks
KUALA LUMPUR: The parents of three men who left home after they were unable to service their loans shared their predicament at a press conference called by MCA Public Services and Complaints Departmen...
France opens criminal probe into death of Nora
PARIS: The Paris prosecutor’s office has opened a criminal probe into the death of an Irish-French girl, whose body was found near a jungle stream in Negeri Sembilan, a spokeswoman said on Wednesday...
Frankly Speaking: Was it 1MDB money?
Datuk Seri Ahmad Husni Hanadzlah, who resigned as finance minister II in June 2016, told the High Court on Aug 8 that former prime minister Datuk Seri Najib Razak “was behind” the attacks on him b...
Shut up now, Patriot tells Zakir Naik
PETALING JAYA: The National Patriots Association (Patriot) has told Dr Zakir Naik to shut up in a scathing attack against the controversial preacher.
How Big Tech cracks down on extremist content uploaded by mass shooters
Big Tech companies like Facebook, Twitter and YouTube have content moderation policies warning users against uploading or posting “extremist” or “hateful” content. Every day, tech companies’ algorithms flag posts and videos and tweets, some of which are taken down for violating those policies.