NATIONThursday, May 23, 2013
PUTRAJAYA: Home Minister Datuk Seri Ahmad Zahid Hamidi has urged those with evidence of impropriety in the electoral roll to contact his office directly to get to the bottom of the issue.
KUALA LUMPUR: The National Feedlot Corporation Sdn Bhd (NFCorp) engaged another consultant after Datuk Shamsubahrin Ismail failed to render consultancy services although payments had been made, the NFCorp executive chairman Datuk Seri Dr Mohamad Salleh Ismail, 65, told the court on Thursday.
PUTRAJAYA: The Home Ministry has seized copies of tabloids published by the Opposition parties as they were allegedly circulated to non-members.
KOTA KINABALU: The presence of a large migrant population in Sabah poses a certain security threat to the state and its people, police chief Datuk Hamza Taib told the Royal Commission of Inquiry.
KUALA LUMPUR: PKR will be filling 27 petitions in court soon over the results of the May 5 polls, its vice-president Tian Chua said on Thursday.
PUTRAJAYA: In the impending expiry of the WYY series, the new vehicle registration plates would start with W1A and end with W999A said acting Transport Minister Datuk Seri Hishammuddin Tun Hussein.
PUTRAJAYA: The Home Ministry has cautioned that action will be taken very soon against foreigners who overstayed or abused their travel or student visas.
KUALA LUMPUR: Student activist Adam Adli Abd Halim has pleaded not guilty on Thursday in a Sessions Court to uttering seditious words during a talk.
KUALA LUMPUR: Several Pakatan Rakyat leaders are being held at the Jinjang police station after they were arrested earlier Thursday.
BALIK PULAU: A Lembaga Tabung Haji top-level management official has denied committing khalwat (close proximity) with one of his staff members at the lower Syariah Court here on Thursday.
SHAH ALAM: One of the motives for the murder of Datuk Sosilawati Lawiya is first accused lawyer N Pathmanabhan's inability to honour a cheque issued to her, Justice Akhtar Tahir said in his judgement.
KUALA LUMPUR: The eldest daughter of the late Datuk Sosilawati Lawiya, Erni Dekritawati Yuliana Buhari, stayed away from the court room when the verdict on her mother's murder was delivered.
KUALA LUMPUR: Student activist Adam Adli Abd Halim has been charged with uttering seditious words at forum on May 13.
SHAH ALAM: The High Court on Thursday sentenced all four accused to death in the murder of cosmetics businesswoman Sosilawati Lawiya and three others in Tanjung Sepat, Banting in 2010.
KUALA LUMPUR: The police force will have a new department which will formulate long-term strategies to prevent and reduce crime.
KUALA LUMPUR: The Syariah Court can annul the marriage between the 13-year-old girl in Sabah and the man accused of raping her even if they had been having sex after their marriage.
PUTRAJAYA: Attorney-General Tan Sri Abdul Gani Patail says the prosecution will proceed with statutory rape charges against 40-year-old restaurant manager Riduan Masmud.
KUALA LUMPUR: Two women’s groups here have welcomed the assurance by Attorney-General Tan Sri Abdul Gani Patail that he will press on with statutory rape charges against 40-year-old Sabah restaurant manager Riduan Masmud.
KOTA KINABALU: Events leading to the purported marriage of a 40-year-old restaurant manager to a 13-year-old girl here are being pieced together as prosecutors and law enforcers investigate why the teenager withdrew a rape report against the man.
PETALING JAYA: The Transport Ministry is expected to announce the new proposal for the vehicle registration plates for the Federal Territory following the impending expiry of the “WYY” series.
KUALA LUMPUR: Prime Minister Datuk Seri Najib Tun Razak is scheduled to deliver the opening address at a landmark global gathering Women Deliver 2013 Conference at the Kuala Lumpur Convention Centre (KLCC) here next Tuesday.
KUALA LUMPUR: Security in Sabah is the top priority for new Defence Minister Datuk Seri Hishammuddin Hussein, who will look into the East Sabah Security Command (Esscomm) and the Eastern Sabah Safety Zone (Esszone) as his first order of business.
KUALA LUMPUR: Gerakan, which has decided not to hold any Federal Government position after its dismal showing in the general election, will look into the matter again following objections from within the party.
KUALA LUMPUR: The Election Commission (EC) has gazetted the official results of the 13th general election held on May 5, EC chairman Tan Sri Abdul Aziz Mohd Yusof said.
PETALING JAYA: Only the MCA annual general meeting (AGM) can tell party president Datuk Seri Dr Chua Soi Lek to step down from his post, said former chief Tun Dr Ling Liong Sik.
PETALING JAYA: Without any hesitation, West Wong Woon Chieng mentally calculated and gave answers to additions of 10 two- and three-digit numbers.
PETALING JAYA: PKR may postpone its elections due to be held this November to reconsolidate its support base.
PETALING JAYA: Parti Sosialis Malaysia (PSM) is set to review its ties with Pakatan Rakyat after its losses in GE13 due to the alleged underhand tactics against their candidates.
ALOR SETAR: The Opposition held their first mass rally here after the Barisan Nasional took back the Kedah state government from PAS in the just-concluded general election.
KUALA LUMPUR: The police have refuted reports that the murder of Customs deputy director-general Datuk Shaharuddin Ibrahim last month might be linked to a luxury car smuggling syndicate.
JOHOR BARU: The DAP accepts the outcome of the general election although it feels there are weaknesses in the electoral system, party adviser Lim Kit Siang said.
PETALING JAYA: Student activist Adam Adli Abd Halim is expected to be charged at the Sessions Court in Jalan Duta when his remand period ends today.
KUALA LUMPUR: It is not impossible for students living in rural areas to be on par with their urban counterparts when equipped with the right tools.
KUALA LUMPUR: There will be no entrance fees for visitors to the upcoming MATTA Fair in Penang.
KUALA LUMPUR: A 32-year-old man suspected to have been involved in the shooting of two men in Bandar Tun Razak two weeks ago may have been murdered while in remand.
SHAH ALAM: Politicians should educate the young about the country’s laws rather than incite hatred among them.
SHAH ALAM: Workers and volunteers from the Buddhist Missionary Society Malaysia (BMSM) are working round-the-clock to complete the finishing touches to the Samadhi Vihara in preparation for the temple’s maiden Wesak Day celebrations.
IPOH: The winner of the Ipoh International Starwalk 2013 International Category will take home RM2,000 apart from other goodies.
NIBONG TEBAL: The operating hours of outpatient clinics in all public hospitals may be extended until night to help reduce congestion and long queues, said Deputy Health Minister Datuk Seri Dr Hilmi Yahya.
PETALING JAYA: Internet Protocol TV (IPTV) services for homes is set for a major boost with two communication giants undertaking a joint effort.
IPOH: With the re-opening of the new RM42mil refurbished Sultan Azlan Shah Airport here, the city is now hoping for direct flights from Xiamen in southeast China.
PETALING JAYA: Nicholas “Nick” James Vujicic may not have arms and legs, but his self-worth has enabled him to change the world.
KUALA LUMPUR: The barking of her poodle saved actress Chris Tong from having her RM300,000 Mercedes-Benz SLK car-jacked in Taman Yulek, Cheras.
KUANTAN: Three people were killed in three separate accidents in Pahang.
IPOH: Police have arrested four members of a gang believed to be responsible for about 20 robberies in Perak, Kuala Lumpur and Selangor over the past one year.
KUALA TERENGGANU: The Terengganu legislative assembly, which starts its new season on June 19, is expected to be a fiery one as the Barisan Nasional and the opposition front have an almost equal number of representatives in the House.
A QUICK phone call to her husband was all it took for tragedy to strike Surianti Zahari’s 14-month-old son, who drowned in a pail in the bathroom of their house in Kuantan, reported Harian Metro.
A 36-year-old man was a stunt man by day and a criminal after dark, Makkal Osai reported.
TVB actor Moses Chan will marry Miss Hong Kong 2006 Aimee Chan soon and the ceremony may be held in Paris, Sin Chew Daily reported.