Mon07162018

LAST_UPDATESun, 15 Jul 2018 9pm

What Are Today's Headlines?

The English dailies today reports on the appointment of our new Chief Justice of Malaysia, the new rules for e-hailing drivers, and Jho Low’s new escape plan to China.

Malanjum Is New CJ - Tan Sri Richard Malanjum has been sworn in as Chief Justice of Malaysia, reports Malay Mail. The most senior Federal Court judge received his letter of appointment from Yang di-Pertuan Agong Sultan Muhammad V last night.

New Rules For e-Hailing - E-Hailing drivers will be required to obtain a Public Service Vehicle (PSV) license and have their vehicles inspected ay Puspakom annually, similar to taxi drivers, reports theSun.

Escape To China -  New Straits Times and The Star reports the fugitive businessman Jho Low who is on the run again. Authorities believe he is somewhere in China after fleeing Macau in a private jet or in a car. The IGP says police received an email from Macau authorities, saying Low has eluded capture.

The Malay dailies also frontpaged news on the appointment of the new Chief Justice, UMNO suing to get back RM116.7mil, Jho Low's escape to China, families calling for justice for their departed children, and a man’s rage that had led to the murder of his fellow colleague.

Richard Angkat Sumpah (Richard Takes Oath Of Office) - Utusan Malaysia reports on Tan Sri Richard Malanjum as he was sworn in as Chief Justice of Malaysia last night.

UMNO Tuntut RM116.7 Juta (UMNO Files Suit To Claim RM116.7 Million) - Sinar Harian reports on the group of lawyers hired by UMNO to retrieve the money that was confiscated by the police at Datuk Seri Najib Razak’s home.

Jho Low Lolos Lagi (Jho Low On The Run Again) - Fugitive businessman Low Taek Jho had been island hopping and is running out of places to hide, reports Berita Harian. National Police Chief Tan Sri Mohamad Fuzi Harun had verified how the police had received an email from Macau’s authorities three days ago to inform about Jho Low managing to evade authorities in leaving Macau for China.

Bela Arwah Anak (Justice For Their Deceased Children) - The tragic incident of Adam Rayqal’s death and another, Nur Aisy, whose case was closed by the court due to insufficient evidence, is now being appealed to be reopened as the parents are furious at the injustice upon their late children, reports Harian Metro.

Kerani Kolej Mati Ditikam Dalam Pejabat (School’s Clerk Stabbed To Death In The Office) - Due to his uncontrollable rage, a 28-year-old man had stabbed and choked his fellow colleague to death after she had reportedly made fun of him and his personal affairs, reports Kosmo!.

-mD