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August 30, 2018 4:10 AM Whistleblower Manning faces Australia speaking tour ban

SYDNEY: US whistleblower Chelsea Manning, jailed for leaking classified information, is facing a ban from Australia as organisers of a speaking tour said Thursday her visa application was likely to be refused. The former soldier, freed last year after then-US president Barack Obama commuted her 35-year sentence days before he left office, was due to talk at the Sydney 15

August 15, 2018 3:15 AM Georgia hopes to sign MoU on tourism cooperation with Malaysia by year-end

KUALA LUMPUR: Georgia is keen to sign a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with Malaysia aimed at boosting bilateral tourism between the two countries, says its Ambassador to Malaysia Nikoloz Apkhazava. He said the MoU in the field of tourism will be crucial to expanding bilateral collaboration in the related sectors, including exchanging information 16

August 11, 2018 7:29 AM Makcik Hajjah Sitt Al Wuzara is the Alias for Adlin Abd Jalil

Makcik Hajjah Sitt Al Wuzara is the Alias for Adlin Abd Jalil who is insulting, harassing many people on the internet on multiple platforms. Being infamous in Malaysia, Adlin now increasingly risks being extradited from Europe to Malaysia for her continued offensive online content. Insults, defamation of character, illegally posting private passport 32

August 6, 2018 5:06 AM Tajikistan fears for tourism after attack on bike tourists

DUSHANBE, Tajikistan: En route to mountainous Tajikistan's "roof of the world" lies a hastily-erected memorial to four bike tourists killed in an attack claimed by the Islamic State group late last month. Roses and tulips lie scattered at the tribute — featuring a plaque inscribed in English — in the foreground of a scrubby mountain landscape. "We express 24

July 13, 2018 4:36 AM Malaysian kicked out of Australia for 'extreme depravity' videos

PERTH, Australia: A Malaysian tourist was kicked out of Australia Friday after videos showing "extreme sexual depravity and horrific violence" were found on his phone during a routine baggage check at Perth airport. The 43-year-old man, who was not named, arrived on a flight from Kuala Lumpur on Wednesday when the shocking material was discovered 43

June 8, 2018 3:39 AM Australia gives the nod for Sirul to be extradited

PETALING JAYA: Sirul Azhar Umar will be extradited back to Malaysia within a month following a request by Putrajaya, according to British daily The Guardian. According to the daily's sources, Australian authorities have approved the request from Malaysia to extradite the former police officer who was convicted for the murder of Mongolian national Altantuya 32

May 21, 2018 8:59 AM Almost 200 Games athletes, officials seek Australia asylum

SYDNEY: Nearly 200 people who travelled to the Gold Coast for last month's Commonwealth Games have applied for asylum in Australia, an official said Monday. Several participants from Africa vanished during the international event held on the east coast from April 4-15. A handful of African athletes resurfaced and sought legal advice on how to apply for asylum 11

April 23, 2018 9:16 AM Caltex customer Waved and Wins Mercedes-Benz

CHEVRON Malaysia Limited, which markets the Caltex brand, recently concluded its “Caltex Wave & Win with Visa payWave” promotion which was organised in partnership with Visa. Penang resident Gary Yeap Zak Wang made the winning Visa payWave transaction and was awarded with a new Mercedes-Benz C 200 AMG for utilising the convenient contactless payment 55

April 17, 2018 11:18 AM Malaysians in Singapore warned against fake immigration website

SINGAPORE, April 17 — Malaysians in Singapore should be cautious on the existence of a fake Immigration & Checkpoints Authority (ICA) website luring visitors to disclose personal information. According to the relevant Singapore authority, the fake website carries a URL of www.mom-sg-gov.ml/save.ica.gov.sg/save-public/index.html. “It has come to our attention 20

April 12, 2018 12:00 PM At wits’ end, Syrian stranded at KLIA tries to make friends (VIDEO)

Hassan al-Kontar is seen in this screenshot taken from his video. — Picture via YouTube/Hassan KontarSEPANG, April 12 — Hassan al-Kontar, 36, has been unable to leave the transit area of the Kuala Lumpur International Airport 2 since he was last deported to Malaysia in March. Now desperate with no end in sight, the Syrian national has taken to making 17