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KOTA BARU: Local and foreign investors should tap into the potentially lucrative kenaf industry which is anticipated to generate RM350mil of revenue in the local market, said Primary Industries Minister Teresa Kok (pic). Kenaf is a plant that produces fibres similar to jute, and was traditionally used for rope...
PETALING JAYA: Two more cases of men marrying 15-year-old girls in Kelantan underscores the reality that girls have to pay for the government's lack of political will to end child marriage, Sisters in Islam said. "Sisters in Islam (SIS) is concerned that the normalisation of child marriage dangerously affects...
PETALING JAYA: Senior lawyer Tan Sri Dr Muhammad Shafee Abdullah is expected to be charged by graft busters on Thursday (Sept 13) under the Anti-Money Laundering Act. He was believed to be arrested by the Malaysian Anti-Corruption Commission (MACC) late Wednesday (Sept 12). Dr Muhammad Shafee is the lawyer leading...
PETALING JAYA: Factions within PKR are spreading fake news and misinformation ahead of the upcoming Seri Setia by-election, potentially causing rifts in the party, say sources. According to a highly-placed PKR source, certain groups with vested interests are trying to influence the central committee's choice of candidates in the...
PUTRAJAYA: Tun Dr Mahathir Mohamad (pic) says he is sure that four people, including former premier Datuk Seri Najib Tun Razak and Datin Seri Rosmah Mansor know where the missing 1MDB money is. The Prime Minister said the other two are Najib's stepson Reza Aziz, and fugitive businessman Low...
KUALA TERENGGANU: PAS sees a lot of positivity in its newly-forged alliance with Umno, says the party’s spiritual leader. PAS Mursyidul Am Datuk Hashim Jasin said the party saw the relationship with Umno as an opportunity to guide its former rivals “towards the path of Islam”. “During the recent by-elections...
IPOH: Candidates vying for the top three positions in Gerakan are all new faces, says outgoing president Datuk Seri Mah Siew Keong. “I am not contesting for the president post, and I was told that the deputy president, as well as one senior vice-president will not be seeking re-election...
RAWANG: Federal and state police carried out surprise raids on 10 gambling dens here.Inspector-General of Police Tan Sri Mohamad Fuzi Harun, CID director Comm Datuk Seri Wan Ahmad Najmuddin Mohd as well as Selangor police chief Comm Datuk Mazlan Mansor were seen with the raiding parties.The operations, which...
PETALING JAYA: A total of nine government agencies will operate as independent entities beginning Sunday (July1), and will report directly to Parliament.Among the agencies are the Malaysian Anti-Corruption Commission (MACC), the Election Commission (EC), the Human Rights Commission of Malaysia (Suhakam), the Public Prosecutor's Office and the National...
PETALING JAYA: Fugitive businessman Low Taek Jho, better known as Jho Low, is expected to be charged in absentia at the Sessions Courts at the Jalan Duta Courts Complex on Tuesday (Dec 4).  Four others are also expected to be charged without their presence. It is learnt that they would...