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July 22, 2018 12:47 PM Tony Pua says it is his decision to serve without pay

PETALING JAYA: Damansara MP Tony Pua has said the reason he was not chosen as a cabinet member was that he preferred to remain as Finance Minister Lim Guan Eng's special officer, a position that comes without any pay. "It is a choice and I think it is the right choice because the Ministry of Finance is really huge. There is no one person who can run the show," Pua said, adding 16

July 20, 2018 9:52 AM Bribery probe: Remand of three cops extended, two released

SEREMBAN: The remand order on three of the five policemen who were detained to facilitate investigations into a corruption case involving the sale of drugs, has been extended. The policemen aged between 29 and 51, were remanded last Sunday after they were suspected of soliciting a RM5,000 bribe from a man. A 29-year-old suspect was remanded for seven 22

July 20, 2018 8:00 AM Guan Eng says Najib aware of exact cost for LRT3

KUALA LUMPUR: Finance Minister Lim Guan Eng said the former Prime Minister Datuk Seri Najib Razak was aware of the exact cost of the Light Rail Transit Line 3 (LRT3). Lim, who was speaking at a special luncheon during the Associated Chinese Chambers of Commerce and Industry of Malaysia's (ACCCIM) AGM today, said that Najib had attended the meetings 27

July 19, 2018 9:06 AM Police interview Ramasamy over alleged terror links

GEORGE TOWN: Police have recorded statements from Penang Deputy Chief Minister II P. Ramasamy on his alleged involvement in Sri Lanka's Liberation Tigers of Tamil Eelam (LTTE). Penang police chief Datuk Seri A. Thaiveegan said the statement was recorded two days ago in the state after several reports were lodged against Ramasamy. "We have recorded his statement 33

July 19, 2018 7:44 AM Prudential Astro Masters returns with RM300,000 in prizes

PETALING JAYA: The search for the best amateur golfer continues with the 21st edition of the Prudential Astro Masters (PAM), making it the longest and most successful national amateur golf series in Malaysia. PAM 2018 offers amateur golfers the arena to show off their talent, vying for the top berths to compete at the Grand Finals in Phnom Penh, Cambodia 89

July 18, 2018 2:55 PM Militant group backs former cricket star's party ahead of Pakistan polls

ISLAMABAD: A US-designated terrorist group has announced its support for Imran Khan and his party in nationwide elections on July 25, the latest controversial outfit to back the former cricket star's bid to lead the country. The al Qaeda-linked Harkat-ul-Mujahideen (HuM) announced their support for Khan's Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf (PTI) in a Facebook 73

July 18, 2018 12:10 PM Mitsubishi Merdeka Promotions 2018

MITSUBISHI Motors Malaysia (MMM) is offering special Merdeka promotions for the upcoming Merdeka celebrations 2018. “From now until end of August, customers who book and register a new Mitsubishi Triton will enjoy Merdeka bonus and GST rebates worth up to RM15,100,” says the company. *Warranty: All Triton variants except the Triton Quest get five years 26

July 18, 2018 3:08 AM Mexico's next government to weigh legalising drugs

MEXICO CITY: Mexican President-elect Andres Manuel Lopez Obrador has given his future interior minister "carte blanche" to explore the possibility of legalising drugs in a bid to curb violent crime, she said Tuesday. Olga Sanchez Cordero, a former Supreme Court judge tapped to lead the interior ministry, drew applause when she made the comment at a university 21

July 17, 2018 12:17 PM Najib's bank account no longer frozen: MACC

KUALA LUMPUR: The personal bank account of former prime minister Datuk Seri Najib Abdul Razak is no longer frozen, according to a Malaysian Anti-Corruption Commission (MACC) source. It said the account was no longer linked to politics or matters investigated by the authorities. "Since yesterday, Najib's account is no longer frozen because it is not linked 32

July 16, 2018 3:18 AM Scomi's share price fall 4.54% after unit gets slapped with winding-up petition

PETALING JAYA: Scomi Group Bhd’s share price fell 4.54% this morning after its unit Scomi Special Vehicles Sdn Bhd was served with a winding-up petition. At 11.01am, its share price was 4.54% of half sen lower at 10.5 sen with 99,500 shares traded. Its shares closed unchanged at 11 sen with 5.95 million shares traded last Friday. Last Friday, Scomi said its unit was served 48