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September 5, 2018 9:46 AM Former PAS assemblywoman freed on MACC bail

SHAH ALAM: A former Selangor state assemblywoman from PAS was released today after a two-day remand to facilitate investigation by the Malaysian Anti-Corruption Commission (MACC) for alleged abuse of government fund, amounting RM50,000. Magistrate Shazali Hidayat Shariff allowed the 56-year-old woman to be released on MACC bail of RM10,000 with one surety 113

September 4, 2018 7:17 AM Woman loses RM34,101 to foreigner she met on Facebook

KUANTAN: A 60-year-old woman paid a heavy price for befriending and trusting an acquaintance on Facebook after she was cheated off RM34,101 last month. Pahang Commercial Crime Investigation Department chief Supt Mohd Wazir Mohd Yusof said the victim said she wanted to help a man known as Ying Jimmy, who claimed to be an American, to start a business 43

September 3, 2018 2:28 AM After a week of bipartisan tribute, McCain is laid to rest

WASHINGTON: A nearly weeklong celebration of the life of US senator John McCain – war hero, maverick, two-time presidential candidate and outspoken critic of Donald Trump – came to a solemn and subdued end Sunday as he was laid to rest at the US Naval Academy in Annapolis, Maryland. McCain, who died Aug 25 aged 81 after a year-long struggle against brain 8

August 29, 2018 9:21 AM Woman found with stab wounds, believed murdered by husband

BUTTERWORTH: A woman was found dead, believed to have been murdered, in a house at Taman Merbau Indah, Sungai Dua here yesterday. Seberang Perai Utara (SPU) district police chief ACP Noorzainy Mohd Noor said the victim, aged 25, was found with stab wounds on the shoulder, neck and hand. "Her husband, aged 25, lodged a police report on the incident at 2am today 12

August 29, 2018 6:10 AM Human trafficking: Three members of a family in remand

IPOH: Three members of a family are in remand for six days from today in connection with a human trafficking case involving 18 foreigners who were rescued during a raid at a factory in Kepayang, here yesterday. The remand order, which expires on Sept 3, was issued by magistrate Siti Salwa Ja'afar. The suspects, all women in their 20s and 40s, are believed 13

August 27, 2018 2:31 PM Police detain five Rohingyas in connection with robbery, house break-in cases in four states

SEREMBAN: Police detained five Rohingyas in connection with robbery and house break-in cases in four states including Negri Sembilan since 2013. Negri Sembilan police chief Datuk Noor Azam Jamaludin said the suspects, four men and a woman, aged 20 to 25, were arrested on July 26 in several raids under "Ops Cantas Rohingya" around Ampang and Seremban 9

August 25, 2018 8:53 AM Nanny remanded for seven days, baby still in ICU

SEREMBAN: A 23-year-old nanny was remanded for seven days from today to assist in investigations into the case of four-month-old baby Muhammad Ummar Zayyan Mohamad Haikal Hafiz, who was unconscious while he was under her care. Seremban district police chief ACP Thiew Hock Poh said the remand order was issued by the Seremban Courts Special Remands Assistant 13

August 24, 2018 6:22 AM Canada concerned over reported Saudi death sentences for activists

MONTREAL: Prime Minister Justin Trudeau expressed concern Thursday over reports that human rights activists in Saudi Arabia face the death penalty. The two countries are locked in a diplomatic dispute triggered by Canadian criticism of the kingdom's human rights record, but Trudeau said Canada continues to "engage diplomatically" with Saudi Arabia 13

August 23, 2018 9:40 AM Breaking barriers: Japan gets first woman fighter pilot

TOKYO: Japan will shortly have its first female fighter pilot, the military said Thursday, with the "Top Gun" inspired officer vowing to blaze a trail in the sky for other women. First Lieutenant Misa Matsushima, 26, of Japan Air Self Defence Force, finished her training Wednesday to fly F-15s and will officially be named a fighter pilot on Friday, the ministry 17

August 21, 2018 10:30 AM Knifeman kills six in southern China

BEIJING: Six people were killed after a man went on a killing spree in southern China, stabbing his girlfriend and her relatives, ploughing a car into pedestrians and attacking passersby. The 54-year-old man surnamed Huang had been having relationship problems and decided to take it out on his girlfriend and her family in Monday's attack, Liuzhou police 16