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May 23, 2018 12:18 PM Ghana police open corruption probe into football chief

ACCRA: Police in Ghana on Wednesday said they were probing claims of corruption against the head of the country's football association after a complaint from the president. "The Criminal Investigation Department (CID) of the Ghana Police Service is investigating Mr Kwesi Nyantakyi, President of the Ghana Football Association, for alleged offences, including 5

May 22, 2018 10:15 AM Unemployed man charged with uploading offensive FB posting against Agong

KUALA LUMPUR: An unemployed man claimed trial in the Sessions Court here today to a charge of uploading an offensive posting on Facebook against Yang di-Pertuan Agong Sultan Muhammad V, two years ago. Amir Izhar Hamiruddin, 33, is accused of using his Facebook account, "Amir Izhar" to consciously initiate a false posting with intent to annoy another 8

May 21, 2018 10:10 AM British woman jailed in Tehran back in court on new charge

LONDON: Nazanin Zaghari-Ratcliffe, a British-Iranian woman jailed in Tehran for two years, has appeared in court to face a new charge, her husband said on Monday. Zaghari-Ratcliffe was summoned to a court in Tehran on May 19, according to a statement from Richard Ratcliffe, who runs the Free Nazanin campaign group. The charge is for "spreading propaganda 6

May 18, 2018 8:10 AM Indonesia prosecutors demand death for radical leader over 2016 attacks

JAKARTA: Indonesian prosecutors Friday demanded the death penalty for a radical cleric over his role in a 2016 terror attack committed by a group linked to wave of suicide bombings this week. Dozens of officers from an elite unit were sent to guard the trial of Aman Abdurrahman who is accused of authorising a gun and suicide attack in the capital Jakarta 12

May 18, 2018 1:41 AM LTAT withdraws suit against Rafizi over retirees' gratuity

KUALA LUMPUR: The Armed Forces Fund Board (LTAT) has withdrawn its suit against former Pandan MP Mohd Rafizi Ramli at no cost. The suit was over a statement Rafizi made on LTAT's gratuity payment to Armed Forces retirees which was allegedly said to tarnish the board's good image, integrity and reputation. "LTAT have withdrawn their suit against Rafizi 10

May 16, 2018 11:20 AM Kontena Nasional sues its former CEO

PETALING JAYA: Kontena Nasional Bhd has filed a lawsuit against its former CEO, Hood Osman. Kontena Nasional, an indirect subsidiary of MMC Corp Bhd, is claiming from the defendant, among others, damages in the sum of RM66.59 million, general damages, full indemnity against any claims arising from the transactions, and interest and costs. Kontena Nasional's 5

May 16, 2018 11:12 AM Missing activists allegedly abducted by Bukit Aman team

KUALA LUMPUR: Missing activist Amri Che Mat and Pastor Raymond Koh were allegedly abducted by a team from Bukit Aman. Dropping a bombshell, Amri's wife Norhayati Mohd Ariffin today claimed that a police informer had revealed this on May 12 in the presence of her daughter. "This police officer, who had asked not to be named, told us that he knew who had taken 6

May 15, 2018 8:48 AM Ekuinas increased number of direct and outsourced investments to 58 in 2017

KUALA LUMPUR: Ekuiti Nasional Bhd (Ekuinas) has increased the number of direct and outsourced investments to 58 in FY17 from 53 in FY16 and a total committed investment of RM3.6 billion compared to RM3.0 billion in 2016. CEO Syed Yasir Arafat Syed Abd Kadir said to date, Ekuinas has recorded a total realisation proceeds amounting to RM2.3 billion from divestment 5

May 15, 2018 8:46 AM Dismissed attachment teacher awarded RM50,000 in damages

PUTRAJAYA: A mother of four who lost her job as an attachment teacher for being pregnant was awarded RM40,000 in damages by the Federal Court today, for breach of constitutional damages. A five-man bench chaired by Chief Judge of Malaya Tan Sri Ahmad Maarop, allowed Noorfadilla Ahmad Saikin's appeal, and granted an additional RM10,000 to her for gender 5

May 15, 2018 2:27 AM Dzulkifli returns to AGC amidst uncertainty over role

PUTRAJAYA: Former Malaysian Anti-Corruption Commission (MACC) chief Tan Sri Dzulkifli Ahmad has returned to his former workplace at the Attorney-General's Chambers (AGC) on Tuesday. Arriving around 8 am at the AGC building here in Precinct 4 in a Proton Perdana, Dzulkifli waited a few minutes in the car before exiting. He then proceeded to smile and waved 7