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August 8, 2018 9:41 AM Firebrand Sri Lankan monk sentenced to rigorous imprisonment

COLOMBO: A firebrand Buddhist monk was sentenced to six years' rigorous imprisonment in Sri Lanka on Wednesday for contempt of court. Galagodaatte Gnanasara had already been sentenced to six months in June for intimidating a woman, whose cartoonist husband was abducted by the military, during a trial two years ago. The Court of Appeal handed down Wednesday's 9

August 5, 2018 9:29 AM Najib told to prove Arul Kanda earned RM10m before joining 1MDB

GEORGE TOWN: Former prime minister Datuk Seri Najib Abdul Razak has been told to furnish evidence that former 1Malaysia Development Berhad (1MDB) CEO Arul Kandasamy was paid RM10 million a year prior to joining the investment firm. Finance Minister Lim Guan Eng said he wanted the former premier to prove that Arul was earning much more while working in the private 10

August 3, 2018 12:20 AM Mnangagwa wins Zimbabwe's first post-Mugabe election

HARARE: Zimbabwe President Emmerson Mnangagwa, a former ally of Robert Mugabe, narrowly won the country's landmark election, results showed early Friday, in an outcome set to fuel fraud allegations as security forces patrolled the streets to prevent protests. Mnangagwa won 50.8% of the vote, ahead of Nelson Chamisa of the opposition MDC party on 44.3%, the Zimbabwe 5

August 1, 2018 8:48 AM Zanu-PF wins most seats in Zimbabwe parliament: poll body

HARARE: Zimbabwe's ruling Zanu-PF party won the most seats in parliament, official results showed Wednesday, as the count continued in the presidential race and the opposition MDC cried foul, alleging widespread fraud. EU observers are due to give their preliminary report on Zimbabwe's election later Wednesday, two days after the vote — the first ballot 7

August 1, 2018 4:39 AM Courses organised by Palace of Justice not propaganda tool: Officer

PETALING JAYA: The courses organised by the Palace of Justice involving sessions court judges, magistrates and court officials are not propaganda courses aimed at indoctrinating these officers but more for team building, said the office of the Chief Registrar of the Federal Court of Malaysia. It said the course was part of the Capacity Building for Judicial 5

July 26, 2018 5:41 AM Najib rubbishes allegations of post-GE14 state of emergency

KUALA LUMPUR: Former Prime Minister Datuk Seri Najib Abdul Razak has rubbished allegations that he planned to declare a state of emergency on May 9, the night which he and his Barisan Nasional party had lost the GE14 to the Pakatan Harapan. The Pekan MP in his speech at the Dewan Rakyat today said that he has always been a staunch believer in the principles 5

July 24, 2018 11:35 AM Authorities raid MonSpace premises

KUALA LUMPUR: Enforcement officers of the Domestic Trade, Co-operatives and Consumerism Ministry (KPDNKK) raided 16 premises linked to e-commerce company MonSpace Sdn Bhd and its subsidiaries today for allegedly running illegal investment or "money games" schemes. Sources said in a massive operation jointly with Bank Negara Malaysia, the Companies Commission 5

July 23, 2018 1:42 PM Maxis, Bumi Armada say nothing from India's CBI yet, unaware of fresh charge sheet

PETALING JAYA: Maxis Bhd and Bumi Armada Bhd today clarified that they have not been served with any documents in relation to the filing of a fresh charge sheet by the Central Bureau of Investigations (CBI) in India in the Aircel-Maxis case. Both companies added that they were unaware of allegations made against them and were not in the position to respond 4

July 23, 2018 11:09 AM British boxers held in Spain over alleged gang rape

MADRID: Two British boxers are in jail in Spain after being accused of allegedly gang raping a woman in a party resort in Ibiza, police said Monday. Paul and Sonny Upton, 30 and 29, and two other men were detained last week after a British tourist accused them of gang raping her in San Antonio, a spokesman for the Guardia Civil police said. They met the woman 6

July 19, 2018 11:37 AM Let's move forward: Kayveas

KUALA LUMPUR: The MyPPP war may have seen its ending with the Registrar of Societies (RoS) officially naming Tan Sri M. Kayveas as the interim president along with nine others in an interim committee on July 10. Kayveas said the interim committee is made up of five people who are against him and were involved in his sacking but he has accepted the decision 12