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June 19, 2018 11:23 AM Malaysia's military involvement in Saudi-led war in Yemen must end, says lawyers for liberty

KUALA LUMPUR: Local human rights body, Lawyers for Liberty, says it is concerned with Malaysia's military involvement in the Saudi Arabia-led coalition war against Yemen that started in 2015 and continues to this day. Referring to the recent assault by the Saudi-led coalition on the Yemeni port city of Hodeidah, the body has called on Defence Minister 17

June 19, 2018 9:00 AM Turkish rapper Ezhel acquitted on first day of drugs trial

ISTANBUL: An Istanbul court on Tuesday acquitted a popular Turkish rapper who faced up to 10 years in jail on charges of encouraging drug use, activists and lawyers said, on the first day of a trial that had sparked widespread alarm. Ezhel, 28, whose real name is Omer Sercan Ipekcioglu, was accused of inciting cannabis use through social media postings 18

June 14, 2018 9:21 AM Hap Seng Plantations scraps buyout of Kretam

PETALING JAYA: Hap Seng Plantations Holdings Bhd has terminated its buyout of Kretam Holdings Bhd as the due diligence results of Kretam were unsatisfactory and unacceptable. "Accordingly, the company has exercised its rights pursuant to Clause 8.4 to terminate the SSAs (share sale agreements) with immediate effect, with which the company will not extend 50

June 14, 2018 5:41 AM Pakistan student stabbed 23 times fights to see her attacker jailed

LAHORE: A Pakistani law student has emerged as a women's rights crusader after she was stabbed 23 times in a busy street only to see her alleged attacker walk free, igniting outrage across the deeply patriarchal country. Khadija Siddiqui, 23, survived the frenzied attack in broad daylight outside her sister's school on a busy thoroughfare in the teeming 30

June 13, 2018 1:03 AM Salah makes World Cup headlines for Chechnya photo

GROZNY, Russia: Mohamed Salah, a star attraction ahead of football's 2018 World Cup in Russia, has made headlines for a smiling photo with Ramzan Kadyrov, strongman of Chechnya where his Egypt team have set up camp. "Mo Salah was woken from his sleep so a man accused of 'torture and extrajudicial killings' could have a photo with him during training 90

June 12, 2018 12:38 PM Hakam welcomes repatriation of 1MDB assets seized in the US

PETALING JAYA: The National Human Rights Society (Hakam) has welcomed the announcement by Finance Minister Lim Guan Eng that the US ambassador to Malaysia has confirmed that assets seized by the United States as part of its probe into the 1Malaysia Development Berhad (1MDB) scandal will be returned to Malaysia. "We are particularly pleased because as long ago as September 13

June 12, 2018 10:25 AM 'Fiasco': How Saudi players had a rough time in Spain

MADRID: Nine Saudi players loaned to Spanish clubs to improve their level before the World Cup left without hardly playing in what ended up as a "fiasco". "Adapting is difficult," said David Cobeno, sporting director at Madrid-based second division side Rayo Vallecano, which signed 24-year-old Saudi midfielder Abdulmajeed Al-Sulayhem. "Everything outside 75

June 8, 2018 1:26 AM UN Security Council sanctions six human traffickers operating in Libya

UNITED NATIONS, United States: The United Nations Security Council on Thursday slapped sanctions on six leaders of human trafficking networks operating in Libya, a first for the world body, diplomats said. The process moved ahead when Russia "lifted its hold placed on the Dutch proposal" to include the six people on the sanctions blacklist, a diplomat 70

June 6, 2018 12:41 PM Jaks plans 1-for-2 rights issue of warrants

PETALING JAYA: Jaks Resources Bhd proposes to undertake a renounceable rights issue of up to 278.16 million warrants on the basis of one warrant for every two existing shares held. Based on an indicative issue price of 25 sen per warrant, the immediate gross proceeds to be raised from the exercise is up to about RM69.54 million. However, the gross proceeds 51

June 5, 2018 5:39 AM Kerjaya Prospek awarded RM138.65m Seri Tanjung Pinang link bridge job

PETALING JAYA: Kerjaya Prospek Group Bhd has clinched a civil engineering contract worth RM138.65 million for the Seri Tanjung Pinang Phase 2 (STP 2) development via a related party transaction. It told Bursa Malaysia that wholly owned subsidiary Kerjaya Prospek (M) Sdn Bhd had on June 5, 2018 accepted a letter of award from Tanjung Pinang Development 42