Kuala Lumpur: A 30-year-old police lance corporal has to enter his defence on three charges, including one on withholding information on terrorism. High Court Judge Justice Nordin Hassan ordered L/Kpl Mustaza Abdul Rahman to make his defence on three counts of amended charges as the prosecution had established a prima facie case against him.
Kota Kinabalu: A 30-year-old Filipina single mother was sentenced to 70 years' jail for trafficking seven Filipinas for sex exploitation. However, the sentences will run concurrently.
By Aishah Mohmad Afandi KUALA LUMPUR, June 22 -With the worrisome number of children and adolescent on the streets, especially around Chow Kit area involving Malaysian kids, the scenario has left many to ponder about their future or what will they be when they grow up. With most of them not receiving formal education, and some not possessing either birth certs or identity cards, it makes it tougher for them to get a job.
Malaysia Airlines Berhad plans to convert 10 Boeing 737 MAX 8s it has on order to the new 737 MAX 10 version, the company said June 21 at the Paris Air Show. The order is valued at nearly $1.3 billion at list prices.
Kota Kinabalu: A woman was rescued and the culprits nabbed an hour after they intercepted and hijacked the car with her inside at the Bunga Raya Roundabout along Jalan Tun Fuad Stephen, here, on Sunday. The incident took place as the woman and three male friends were returning from sahur at Likas Bay at about 3.20am in two separate cars, a Proton Saga and a Perodua Viva.
Kota Kinabalu: An assistant engineer with the Public Works Department who was commended for excellent service three times was on Tuesday charged in the Special Corruption Court with abusing his position in awarding his daughter's company a road maintenance project valued at RM49,200 seven years ago. Chong Min Hong @ Raymond Chong, 59, pleaded not guilty before Sessions Court Judge Abu Bakar Manat after the charge was read to him.
ALOR SETAR: Three men and a woman were jointly charged at the magistrate's court here with the murder of Mohammad Fisol Abu Bakar, who was allegedly involved in a molest case. Mohammad Fisol, 31, was assaulted for allegedly molesting a mobile phone shop salesgirl in the women's toilet of a shopping mall.
THE Federation of Chinese Associations Malaysia has urged Chinese families to let their married daughters perform the ritual for qing ming , Nanyang Siang Pau reported. Its president Tan Sri Pheng Yin Huah called on the Chinese to discard superstitious beliefs and treat their children fairly.
The 27-year-old Rohingya refugee mastermind of the so-called "Geng Tangki" group was arrested on May 29, along with two other members in Manjoi near here. Ipoh OCPD Asst Comm Sum Chang Keong said police were hunting for another gang member, adding that at least three cases have been solved with the arrests.
KUALA LUMPUR, June 20 -- The strengthening of bilateral economic relations between Malaysia and Japan offers huge potential for both countries, said Prime Minister Datuk Seri Najib Tun Razak. "Malaysia, with its diversified, robust and open economy is the perfect gateway to ASEAN for Japanese firms," he said at the groundbreaking ceremony of the Bukit Bintang City Centre here today.
Kota Kinabalu: A local accused of committing terrorist-related offences was on Monday charged in the Magistrate's Court with attempting to escape from police custody. Aszroy Achoi, 25, is accused of committing the offence at 4.30pm on May 25 this year at the courtroom of the High Court 1, here.
KUALA LUMPUR: Bukit Aman will contact its Indonesian counterpart in connection with four foreign inmates, including a Malaysian, who escaped from a prison in Bali, said Bukit Aman Special Branch Department director Comm Datuk Seri Mohamad Fuzi Harun. "We have to find out whether the Malaysian inmate was held for terrorism-related crimes or other offences.
The founder of MBI Group International has been arrested at his house in Kulim, Kedah to assist investigation into the company's pyramid scheme-based financial investment. The Domestic Trade, Cooperatives and Consumerism Ministry enforcement division director Datuk Mohd Roslan Mahayudin said the man in his 50s, was detained in his house in Taman MBI Desaku Kulim following a simultaneous raid at three locations.
The Customs and Excise Department of Malaysia on Thursday intercepted a shipment of pangolin scales from Ghana worth 5 million ringgit at Kuala Lumpur International Airport on Thursday. The Director of the Customs and Excise Department of Malaysia, Datuk Hamzah Sundang said the scales, packed in 16 large boxes, were seized at the Air Cargo Free Trade Zone of the airport.
Kuala Lumpur: The Malaysian Medical Association hoped the Ministry of Health will give due consideration to the statement of the doctor who attended to Zulfarhan Osman Zulkarnain, a National Defence University of Malaysia student, who died after being severely beaten by other cadets. Its President Dr Ravindran R. Naidu said as a practising doctor and clinician, the Minister concerned will surely know that the attending doctor's impressions and observations at the time when he saw the patient must be given most weight.
PETALING JAYA: Malaysia has been chosen as the host for the World Tunnel Congress in 2020, beating Australia to the job. At the recent 43rd International Tunnelling and Underground Space Association general assembly in Norway, member countries scrutinised the bids with 30 votes given to Malaysia.
On the outskirts of the capital of the Malaysian state of Pahang there is an Internet cafe that has never been short of patrons. Judging by the bicycles parked outside the premises at Kampung Kempadang here, it was easy to see who the loyal customers were: children who come to the Internet centre after school and on weekends.