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June 14, 2018 9:10 AM Firebrand Sri Lanka monk jailed for intimidation

COLOMBO: A firebrand Buddhist monk was sentenced to six months in jail by a Sri Lanka court Thursday for intimidating a woman whose cartoonist husband has been missing since his abduction by the military. The court in Homagama, near the capital Colombo, also fined Galagodaatte Gnanasara 1,500 rupees (RM88) and ordered him to pay 50,000 rupees in compensation 9

June 13, 2018 4:47 AM Guess co-founder quits after sex assault probe

NEW YORK: Paul Marciano, co-founder of the Guess fashion brand, resigned Tuesday in the wake of an investigation into sexual assault claims. Marciano "exercised poor judgment in his communications with models and photographers and in placing himself in situations in which plausible allegations of improper conduct could, and did, arise," Guess said in a Securities 7

June 12, 2018 12:48 AM GE14: No surplus votes in Kubang Kerian, says EC

PUTRAJAYA: There was no issue of surplus votes in Kubang Kerian at the 14th general election as reported in the media, says the Election Commission (EC). EC in a statement yesterday clarified that allegations of an additional 20,000 ballot papers were issued was the result of a typing mistake on the total number of votes issued in GE14 Gazetted Results 3

June 5, 2018 3:23 PM Sri Lanka President shuts TV network linked to PM

COLOMBO: A television network owned by the family of Sri Lankan Prime Minister Ranil Wickremesinghe was suspended by the island's telecom regulator Tuesday, worsening a power struggle in the fractious ruling coalition. The closure of Telshan Network comes days after the station criticised President Maithripala Sirisena, who promised to end an era of draconian 6

June 5, 2018 4:33 AM Court rejects arrest of Korean Air 'nut rage' matriarch

SEOUL: A Seoul court has turned down a request from prosecutors to arrest the matriarch of the troubled Korean Air dynasty over multiple assault charges, sparking public anger. Lee Myung-hee, the wife of Korean Air chairman Cho Yang-ho, was released from police custody late Monday after the Seoul Central District Court refused to issue an arrest warrant 12

May 30, 2018 1:30 PM AirAsia says charges against Indian unit ‘trumped up’ as shares tumble

PETALING JAYA: AirAsia Group Bhd, which saw its share price fall as much as 10% on news of investigations into its Indian unit, completely denies all accusations and contentions, calling the “trumped up” accusations baseless and motivated by considerations that as yet remain unknown. The group’s share price closed 23 sen or almost 7% to RM3.08 today 7

May 24, 2018 12:34 PM Controversial Sri Lanka monk found guilty of intimidation

COLOMBO: A Sri Lanka court on Thursday found a radical Buddhist monk guilty of criminal intimidation, the first time the notorious extremist has faced the prospect of jail. Galagodaatte Gnanasara, who has been accused of hate crimes against Muslims, was convicted of two counts of harassing and intimidating a woman whose husband was abducted in 2010 by state 11

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 10

May 7, 2018 1:17 PM Manipal: We had to take ‘more risky’ approach over Fortis

MUMBAI: India’s privately-held Manipal Hospitals had to take a “more risky” approach to buy domestic rival Fortis Healthcare Ltd, so that it did not lose out to other suitors, Manipal’s CEO Ranjan Pai told Reuters. Manipal on Sunday sweetened its bid for Fortis, offering to inject 21 billion rupees (RM1.23 billion) to help the ailing hospital operator 7

May 6, 2018 1:20 PM Only 212,834 postal voters in GE14: EC

PUTRAJAYA: The Election Commission (EC) refuted allegations that there are up to four million postal voters in the 14th general election (GE14) when the actual number is only 212,834 people encompassing various categories of applications. EC chairman Tan Sri Mohd Hashim Abdullah said the total covered 149,730 via Form 1A involving election, armed forces 7