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  • Libraries In The Digital Era?

    June 3, 2014 3:19 PM 27

    Pahang police chief, Datuk Sharifuddin Ab Ghani (PIC: AFP)PULAU TIOMAN: British tourist, Gareth David Huntley, 34, has gone missing for a week and the search for him seems to have reached a dead end. Nevertheless, the effort to search for and rescue the volunteer at the Juara Turtle Centre is being intensified with additional personnel and assets

  • Ministry confirms MBPJ closed-door meeting on Kidex

    June 3, 2014 2:29 PM 30

    KUALA LUMPUR: The Works Ministry, other relevant ministries, Malaysian Highway Authority and stakeholder have been invited to attend a closed-door meeting to discuss the implementation of the Kinrara-Damansara Expressway (Kidex) project on June 6. Works Minister Datuk Fadillah Yusof said this today at a press conference after presenting Excellence Service

  • RM7.2m worth of meth seized in Kelantan this year | Malaysia | The Malay Mail Online

    June 3, 2014 2:26 PM 30

    KOTA BARU, June 3 — Kelantan police have seized drugs worth RM7.2 million until May this year compared with RM2.9 million in the same period last year. Kelantan Police chief Datuk Jalaluddin Abdul Rahman said the seizure involved only methamphetamine and did not include other drugs such as syabu. “The case is definitely serious. Most urine tests on detained

  • Najib launches legal action against news portal

    June 3, 2014 2:19 PM 6

    Najib launches legal action against news portal Malaysian Prime Minister Najib Razak Tuesday launched legal action against a leading independent news website known for its often harsh criticism of the long-ruling government, the portal said. Malaysiakini.com said Mr Najib's lawyers served it with court papers on Tuesday, claiming he and his ruling United

  • Don’t jump to conclusions, says Jais

    June 3, 2014 1:28 PM 6

    The Selangor Islamic Religious Department (Jais) will not punish anyone just because an individual has a Muslim name. Online newsportal The Malaysian Insider today quoted Jais deputy director-general Ahmad Zaki Arshad as giving the example of world No. 1 Spanish tennis player Rafael Nadal. “If he comes to Malaysia and goes to a church, Jais has to investigate

  • Malaysian PM, ruling party sue online news portal

    June 3, 2014 12:46 PM 10

    Malaysia’s prime minister and ruling party are suing a news website over readers’ comments criticizing the government, the site said on Tuesday. Operators of Malaysiakini.com said they were served with a summon on Tuesday for defamation filed by Prime Minister Najib Razak and the United Malays National Organization (UMNO). The premier’s office had threatened

  • Cops still investigating kidnapping of Filipina from Semporna | Malaysia | The Malay Mail Online

    June 3, 2014 12:45 PM 3

    Sabah State Police Commissioner Datuk Hamza Taib said Marcy Dayawan was still being detained in Bukit Aman to assist in investigations into the Semporna resort kidnapping. — AFP picKOTA KINABALU, June 3 — Malaysian police are still detaining the Filipina who was rescued from the band of kidnappers on Jolo Island, in South Philippines last Friday, to assist

  • Lim slams education ministry for asking teacher to remove Dyana poster online

    June 3, 2014 12:11 PM 16

    The party's adviser Lim Kit Siang said it was ironic that Umno secretary-general Datuk Seri Tengku Adnan Tengku Mansor had urged teachers to return to politics but the teacher was reprimanded for supporting Dyana Sofya. "It is indeed the height of irony that on one hand, Tengku Adnan is urging teachers to return to politics under Barisan Nasional’s fold, conceding

  • Malaysia PM Najib Razak Launches Legal Action Against News Portal

    June 3, 2014 11:51 AM 7

    World | Agence France-Presse | Updated: June 03, 2014 17:14 IST Kuala Lumpur: Malaysian Prime Minister Najib Razak on Tuesday launched legal action against a leading independent news website known for its often harsh criticism of the long-ruling government, the portal said. Malaysiakini.com said Najib's lawyers served it with court papers on Tuesday

  • Malaysia PM Najib Razak sues news website

    June 3, 2014 11:32 AM 10

    Published: 9:20 pm, Tuesday, 3 June 2014 Malaysian Prime Minister Najib Razak has launched legal action against a leading independent news website known for its often harsh criticism of the long-ruling government, the portal said. Malaysiakini.com said Najib's lawyers served it with court papers on Tuesday, claiming he and his ruling United Malays National