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August 28, 2018 4:20 AM Ex-MIC vice-president charged with money laundering, involving RM6m

JOHOR BARU: Former MIC vice-president Tan Sri S. Balakrishnan pleaded not guilty in the sessions court here today to two counts of money laundering, involving withdrawal transactions for RM6.012 million, between 2012 and 2013. On the first count, Balakrishnan, as a representative of Sinniyah & Sons Sdn Bhd, was alleged to be involved in money laundering 74

August 27, 2018 2:01 PM China plans law against sexual harassment

BEIJING: China is planning new legislation which would ban sexual harassment and make employers responsible for preventing it, state media reported Monday. It would then go to a vote at the rubber-stamp legislature, the National People's Congress (NPC). The proposed regulations would ban sexual harassment and include a definition of what constitutes 57

August 27, 2018 9:38 AM Ex-lawyer gets seven years jail for CBT

KUALA LUMPUR: A former lawyer, currently serving time for criminal breach of trust (CBT), was sentenced to seven years in prison by the Sessions Court here today for a similar offence. Judge Datuk Ahmad Kamal Arifin Ismail ordered Yap Ooi Lye, 38, to serve the sentence from the date of arrest on April 7, 2017 after she changed her plea to guilty 72

August 27, 2018 7:18 AM Wan Azizah, Zahid convey condolences to Zainal Abidin's family

KUALA LUMPUR: Deputy Prime Minister Datuk Seri Dr Wan Azizah has expressed her condolences to the family of a former deputy minister, Datuk Seri Zainal Abidin Osman, who died today. "My condolences to the family of Datuk Seri Zainal Abidin Osman, former Deputy Rural and Regional Development Minister. May his soul be blessed," she said through her Twitter 78

August 27, 2018 5:49 AM 12 take oath as senators

KUALA LUMPUR: Twelve people were sworn in today as senators, 11 of them from Pakatan Harapan (PH) and one from Parti Warisan Sabah. The PH senators comprise four from PKR, four from DAP, two from Parti Pribumi Bersatu Malaysia (Bersatu) and one from Parti Amanah Negara (Amanah). The four from PKR are Ismail Yusop (PKR National Congress permanent chairman) 81

August 27, 2018 4:01 AM Inter Milan lose ground in Serie A with Torino stalemate

MILAN: Inter Milan, considered among the Serie A title challengers this season, lost further ground by letting a two-goal led slip to draw 2-2 with Torino on Sunday with Luciano Spalletti's side collecting a single point from their first two games. Champions Juventus beat Lazio 2-0 and last season's runners-up Napoli came from two goals down to rally 94

August 26, 2018 10:44 AM Preparations for 2018 National Day in full swing

PUTRAJAYA: With only five days to go, the preparations for the 2018 National Day celebration are in full swing to ensure that the parade and procession on Aug 31 will run smoothly. Checks by Bernama at the Dataran Putrajaya, Presint 2 this morning found members of a marching band, dance performances as well as a contingent from the Malaysian Armed Forces 67

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 58

August 24, 2018 8:21 AM 2 single mothers get jail for CBT, concealment of stolen money

KUALA LUMPUR: Two single mothers were found guilty by the Sessions Court here today of criminal breach of trust and assisting in the concealment of stolen money, three years ago. Judge Syed Faisal Syed Amir meted out six years' jail to former bank officer G. Vani, 44, and five years' jail to self-employed Ristiyanti Mohd Isa, 41, after finding that the defence 36

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 100