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September 4, 2018 10:08 AM Suhakam: Court should have exercised discretion in lesbian caning case

PETALING JAYA: The Terengganu Syariah High Court, that carried out the public caning on two women for same-sex relations on Monday, should have exercised discretion and refrained from executing the punishment, according to Human Rights Commission of Malaysia (Suhakam) chairman Tan Sri Razali Ismail. He said that while the law provides for punishment 25

April 13, 2018 8:11 AM Singapore man charged with robbing Malaysian of S$365,000 cash in bitcoin scam

The scammer purportedly bought nearly S$80,000 worth of branded goods with the money he robbed from his victims. — TODAY picSINGAPORE, April 13 — Looking to cash in on the fever for cryptocurrency, a 36-year-old man allegedly came up with a bitcoin scam, where he planned to rob his victims. Posing as prospective sellers, the unemployed man and his accomplice 15

April 3, 2018 5:21 AM Yoga instructor convicted of molesting student in Singapore to appeal

Rakesh Kumar Prasad, 26, was convicted in February, after an 11-day trial, of touching and pinching a regular student’s breast while they were alone in a studio at Tampines Grande’s Real Yoga outlet. — Reuters picSINGAPORE, April 3 — A yoga instructor was sentenced to nine months’ jail and fined S$1,000 (RM2,950.93) yesterday for molesting a student 18

March 27, 2018 1:11 PM Immigration Department only recognises i-kad

Datuk Seri Mustafar Ali said the department was aware that several non-governmental organisations (NGOs) had carried out a census of foreigners and were registering welfare cards for them. — Picture by Yusof Mat IsaPUTRAJAYA, March 27 — The Immigration Department (JIM) only recognises the i-kad it issues as identification cards for foreigners, said its director-general 16

March 20, 2018 4:48 AM Lawyer claims trial to CBT

BUTTERWORTH: A lawyer claimed trial at the sessions court to three counts of criminal breach of trust (CBT) amounting to RM150,000 involving the purchase of a house three years ago. The accused, Rosnah Ainon Mustafa, 45, made the plea after the charge was read to her by the court interpreter before sessions Judge Sitarun Nisa Abdul Aziz. She was charged 10

February 15, 2018 11:49 PM Hong Kong gay pop star says Malaysia show dropped over LGBT support

Singer Denise Ho, who is openly gay, said Malaysian officials told her promoter that her application to perform in Kuala Lumpur in April was refused due to her support for LGBT people. — Picture via Instagram/hoccgoomusicKUALA LUMPUR, Feb 15 — A Hong Kong pop star said yesterday she had been denied permission to perform in Malaysia because she campaigns 19

December 30, 2017 1:28 PM Man arrested after woman stabbed in Geylang

SINGAPORE: A 29-year-old man was arrested on Saturday (Dec 30) after he allegedly stabbed a woman in Geylang. In a news release, police said they received a report at about 11.50am on Saturday of a man who had stabbed a woman along Lorong 16 Geylang. They arrested him on the same day along Guillemard Road at about 12.15pm. The man will be charged in court 14

December 30, 2017 1:38 AM Kelantan says still committed to ‘hudud’

Kelantan Mentri Besar Datuk Ahmad Yakob claimed his administration has embarked on many efforts such as awareness campaigns, even towards non-Muslims. ― Picture by Yusof Mat IsaKUALA LUMPUR, Dec 30 — The Kelantan government is still committed to implement the Islamic penal code of hudud, its mentri besar Datuk Ahmad Yakob was quoted assuring voters in the state 24

October 22, 2017 11:15 AM Amanah passes motion to submit 3 bills to tackle racism, prejudice and takfiri

ALOR SETAR: Parti Amanah Negara (Amanah) has passed a resolution to submit three Bills in Parliament to tackle prejudice, racism and takfiri in the country. The definition of Takfiri is a Muslim who accuses another Muslim of apostasy. The three Bills in the motion were the Hate Crime against Race and Religion Bill, the Equality Bill, and the Commission 15

October 13, 2017 11:20 AM Businessman jailed, caned for molesting nurse hired to care for cancer-stricken wife

SINGAPORE: An Indian national convicted of sexually assaulting a private nurse hired to care for his cancer-stricken wife was sentenced to seven months’ jail and three strokes of the cane on Friday (Oct 13). Pillai Shyam Kumar Sadashivan, a 47-year-old managing director of a steel trading company in Dubai, brought his wife to Singapore in August last year for treatment 9