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February 28, 2018 9:32 AM Appeals court rejects bid by four ex-Genneva directors to stay jail sentences

PUTRAJAYA: Four former directors of gold investment firm Genneva Sdn Bhd (GSB) convicted of money-laundering and receiving unlicensed deposits involving transactions worth more than RM200 million were denied a stay of their eight-year jail sentence, pending hearing of their review application. The Court of Appeal's three-man bench comprising Datuk Rohana 24

February 26, 2018 3:52 PM Russian teacher dodges paedophilia sentence by marrying pupil

The professor had divorced his wife and married his student once she came of age. — Reuters picSAINT PETERSBURG, Feb 26 — A 55-year-old Russian teacher convicted for having sex with an underage pupil escaped jail time after marrying the teenager, a court said today. Yury Bondarenko, a former music conductor at an arts school in Saint-Petersburg, was convicted 34

February 20, 2018 10:43 AM South Korea refuses call to fire judge who freed Samsung heir

Samsung Electronics Vice Chairman, Jay Y. Lee leaves a court in Seoul, South Korea, February 5, 2018. — Lee Ji-eun/Yonhap via ReutersSEOUL, Feb 20 — The South Korean government said it lacked authority to fire the judge who freed de facto Samsung chief Jay Y. Lee, as public anger simmers over the decision to suspend his prison sentence from a graft conviction 27

February 8, 2018 8:01 AM In address to court, Anwar pleads for judge to allow sodomy conviction appeal

Datuk Seri Ibrahim Anwar has filed a legal challenge against his second conviction for sodomy, claiming the government had used “perjured” evidence in their case, demanding that he be freed from prison. — Picture by KE OoiKUALA LUMPUR, Feb 8 — In his address to court today, jailed de facto Opposition leader Datuk Seri Anwar Ibrahim pleaded for the High Court 46

February 8, 2018 4:08 AM Don’t compare Dr M with Mugabe, Anwar says

Datuk Seri Anwar Ibrahim said today that Tun Dr Mahathir Mohamad (pic) is not like Robert Mugabe as the former is prepared to make necessary changes for the people. — Reuters picKUALA LUMPUR, Feb 7— Former prime minister Tun Dr Mahathir Mohamad should not be compared to Zimbabwe ex-president Robert Mugabe as the former is prepared to institute changes 25

February 7, 2018 11:58 PM Spain hospital stormed to release alleged drug trafficker

MADRID: About 20 people stormed a hospital in southern Spain and freed a suspected drug trafficker who had been injured in a motorcycle crash as he tried to escape arrest, officials said Wednesday. The two policemen who were guarding the suspect at the hospital in La Linea de la Concepcion did not use their guns "to prevent the situation from turning 13

February 4, 2018 8:25 AM Sabah Railway Dept staff held by MACC freed on bail

MACC also reported that the commission had seized some RM1.6 million in cash and frozen RM5.3 million in accounts in several banks in connection with the case. — Picture by Yusof Mat Isa KOTA KINABALU, Feb 4 — Two assistant engineers of the Sabah Railway Department who were held to assist the Malaysian Anti-Corruption Commission (MACC) probe into suspected 31

February 2, 2018 5:29 AM Pakistani private university student freed of drug charge

SHAH ALAM: The High Court today released and freed a private university student of Pakistani nationality from a charge of trafficking cannabis, weighing 3,956g, two years ago without being called to defend himself. Judicial Commissioner S. M. Komathy made the decision after the prosecution failed to prove a prima facie case against the charge faced by Mohammed 37

February 2, 2018 12:37 AM Rita Ora, Liam Payne set pulses racing in music video for ‘Fifty Shades’ duet (VIDEO)

The former One Direction singer and the British singer/actress wander the grounds of a sumptuous mansion and gardens, Ora in a flowing red dress and Payne in a tuxedo shirt and pants.NEW YORK, Feb 2 — There is now a video for the Fifty Shades Freed track For You, and it finds its stars, Rita Ora and Liam Payne, flying high in a lavish mansion. The single 63

January 28, 2018 5:51 AM Cavani breaks PSG scoring record in Montpellier rout

PARIS: Edinson Cavani broke Zlatan Ibrahimovic's all-time goalscoring record for Paris Saint-Germain on Saturday, while Neymar scored twice in a 4-0 thrashing of Montpellier. The Uruguay striker tapped in his 157th PSG goal in the 11th minute at the Parc des Princes to spark wild celebrations, having levelled the Swede's previous mark 10 days ago. "In life, you're 32