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October 16, 2017 4:19 AM Shafie’s influence limited to eastern Sabah, says BN man

Kiulu state rep Joniston Bangkuai dismisses Warisan's claims about state, saying Sabah Chief Minister Musa Aman continues to control western, central regions. PETALING JAYA: A state assemblyman from Sabah Barisan Nasional believes the influence that Parti Warisan Sabah president Shafie Apdal holds on the state is not as widespread as many might be led to believe 18

October 13, 2017 11:07 PM Hamid Apdal’s daughters shocked that media is criminalising him

KOTA KINABALU: The children of ex-car salesman Hamid Apdal arrested by graft busters are saddened by claims he is a millionaire and he is being criminalised in the media. Hamid’s eldest daughter Nurul Azirah said they were shocked to read news reports of their father being described as a millionaire. “Like other families, we have our struggles,” 26-year-old 12

October 13, 2017 11:46 AM Hamid Apdal's children dispute dad's 'millionaire' status

KOTA KINABALU: The children of Hamid Apdal, who was arrested by graft busters recently, are disputing claims that their father is a millionaire. "This is far from the truth," said Hamid's eldest daughter Nurul Azirah, 26, in a press conference at the Parti Warisan Sabah media room here. She also said that her father was issued with a bankruptcy notice 16

October 12, 2017 11:25 PM Umno rep on MACC radar now

SEMPORNA: Graft investigators are combing though paperwork involving companies and accounts linked to an Umno assemblyman in Sabah’s east coast. The man himself is expected to be hauled up in the next few days. Malaysian Anti-Corruption Commission (MACC) sources said they were uncovering enough reason to call the assemblyman in for questioning and did not rule out the possibility 16

October 12, 2017 12:46 PM RM1.5 billion probe: MACC calls 45 others in Sabah

MACC chief commissioner Dzulkifli Ahmad says there will be more arrests in investigations into 70 projects where funds were misappropriated. SEMPORNA: The Malaysian Anti-Corruption Commission has called 45 people, including seven, currently under remand, to facilitate investigations into the misappropriation of rural infrastructure development funds 130

October 12, 2017 9:17 AM MACC to spread its net over all states to ensure government officials carry out their duty responsibly

SEMPORNA: The Malaysian Anti-Corruption Commission's (MACC) probe into the mishandling of federal government funds will be extended to other states in its move to expose corrupt practices in projects meant for rural development. Its chief commissioner Tan Sri Dzulkifli Ahmad said for the time being the commission would focus on their investigation in Sabah 28

October 12, 2017 8:57 AM MACC chief: It's corruption in our crosshairs, not politics

SEMPORNA: The ongoing probe into the siphoning of funds for rural poor projects is not a political witch-hunt but focussed on eradicating corruption, said Tan Sri Dzulkifli Ahmad. "We are not investigating a political party. We are investigating any misuse or abuse of government funds meant to benefit the people," said the Malaysian Anti-Corruption Agency 18

October 11, 2017 11:30 PM Shafie could be next on MACC list

KOTA KINABALU: Datuk Seri Mohd Shafie Apdal’s younger bro­ther Hamid has been remanded for five days over the alleged skimming of RM1.5bil from rural development projects – and the former Rural and Regional Development minister could well be next on the list. Shafie seems likely to be pulled in by graft investigators in their probe and although the Malaysian 16

October 9, 2017 4:38 AM Warisan youth chief at MACC in rural project graft probe

KOTA KINABALU: The Youth chief of Parti Warisan Sabah was at the Malaysian Anti-Corruption Commission (MACC) office here Monday to be interviewed over the alleged misappropriation of government funds meant for rural projects in Sabah. Datuk Aziz Jamman arrived at the MACC at about 10.20am accompanied by his wife. Outside the MACC office were several 19

October 3, 2017 3:49 PM Two more held over turtle poaching in Sabah

Sabah Wildlife Department director Augustine Tuuga (pictured) reported that two more people had been arrested in connection with the multiple slaughter of protected turtles on Sabah’s east coast. ― Picture courtesy of Sabah Wildlife DepartmentKOTA KINABALU, Oct 3 — Two more people have been arrested in connection with the multiple slaughter of protected 15