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September 4, 2018 7:17 AM Woman loses RM34,101 to foreigner she met on Facebook

KUANTAN: A 60-year-old woman paid a heavy price for befriending and trusting an acquaintance on Facebook after she was cheated off RM34,101 last month. Pahang Commercial Crime Investigation Department chief Supt Mohd Wazir Mohd Yusof said the victim said she wanted to help a man known as Ying Jimmy, who claimed to be an American, to start a business 29

September 3, 2018 7:40 AM Case settled, Rafizi Ramli apologises to Abdul Rahman

KUALA LUMPUR: The case of former minister in Prime Minister's Department Datuk Seri Abdul Rahman Dahlan's suit against Mohd Rafizi Ramli was settled after the PKR vice-president apologised to him for allegedly issuing a defamatory statement on the organisation of the 2017 Negaraku Expo. Mohd Rafizi's apology was read out by his attorney Abdul Halim Abdul 17

September 2, 2018 10:26 AM Modified cash accounting system also shows RM16b missing: Lim

PUTRAJAYA: A total of RM16 billion of unreturned taxes has remained missing from the Fund for Tax Refund Trust Fund (TBBC) regardless of whether the government uses the modified cash basis or the accrual accounting system, according to Finance Minister Lim Guan Eng. Responding to former prime minister Datuk Seri Najib Abdul Razak's Facebook post, he said according 56

August 31, 2018 9:10 AM Ghost ship bearing Indonesian flag found off Myanmar coast

YANGON: A rusting cargo ship empty of crew and goods and bearing the Indonesian flag was found drifting off the coast of Myanmar earlier this week, police in Yangon said. Fishermen came across the vessel, bearing the name "Sam Rataulangi PB 1600", floating in the Gulf of Martaban about 11km from the shore of Myanmar's commercial capital. State-run media 33

August 30, 2018 2:24 PM Ethiopian military helicopter crash kills 18

ADDIS ABABA: An Ethiopian military helicopter crashed on Thursday, killing 18 people, the state-affiliated Fana Broadcasting Corporate reported. The aircraft crashed on a flight between the eastern city of Dire Dawa and the Ethiopian air force headquarters in Bishoftu, a resort town southeast of the capital Addis Ababa, the agency said. "The cause of the crash 13

August 30, 2018 7:40 AM Start collecting your Marvel-lous magnets

LISTEN up all Marvel fans! 7-Eleven has launched a loyalty programme that offers 30 awesome Marvel magnet designs that include Captain America, Thor, the Black Widow and others. Called the "Marvel Magnefico Collectible Magnets" programme - each magnet comes in individual "blind" packs to add an element of fun and surprise. Each magnet can be redeemed 24

August 26, 2018 10:02 AM Athletes show off their national pride as Merdeka Day approaches

GEORGE TOWN: As the nation marks the 61st National Day celebrations with the annual pomp and splendour, citizens from all walks of life mark the occasion through their own unique approaches. In Kampung Bukit Pelanduk at Permatang Pauh, two friends have set off on some 380km bicycle ride to mark the occasion. "We want to instil the spirit of patriotism 14

August 26, 2018 12:17 AM Three police reports against FB account owner for threats against Deputy Minister

KUANTAN: Three police reports have been lodged against a Facebook account owner Mohd Azmi Ismail who allegedly posted rude remarks and threatened Deputy Minister in the Prime Minister's Department Fuziah Salleh (pix), who is also Kuantan MP. The report was made by Teruntum State Assemblyman Sim Chon Siang, Special Officer to Fuziah, Fakhrul Anuar Zulkawi 57

August 24, 2018 8:49 AM Najib calls for RCI on unrefunded GST, overpaid taxes

KUALA LUMPUR: Former prime minister Datuk Seri Najib Abdul Razak today urged the government to immediately set up a Royal Commission of Inquiry (RCI) on the issue of unrefunded Goods and Services Tax (GST) and overpaid income tax and property gains tax. He said this was necessary because RM35 billion of public funds was involved. "This is to find out the truth 14

August 24, 2018 4:18 AM Lynyrd Skynyrd guitarist Ed King dead at 68

FORMER Lynyrd Skynyrd guitarist Ed King, a Southern rock pioneer who co-wrote the hit Sweet Home Alabama, has died, his official Facebook page account announced on Thursday. He was 68. The post said he died at home on Wednesday. It did not mention the cause, but rock music bible Rolling Stone said he had been battling lung cancer. "It is with great sorrow 17