Fri04252014

LAST_UPDATEFri, 25 Apr 2014 10am

Mukhriz Lauds Govt Plan To Prevent MP From Resigning

Pic: Sinar HarianALOR STAR: Kedah Menteri Besar Datuk Seri Mukhriz Mahathir has lauded the government’s plan to enact a law to prevent members of parliament from resigning without a valid reason.

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Boy Tied To A Chair Murder Case Solved

For illustration purposes. Pic: www.thearkansasprojectcomMALACCA: Police have solved the murder case of M. Gunaseelan with the arrest of a 49-year-old unemployed man some 800 metres from the murder scene at 10pm, yesterday

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Police Arrest Suspect Linked To Gruesome Killing Of A Boy In Malacca

For illustration purposes. Pic: digitaltrends.comMALACCA: Twenty-six hours after the mother of murdered M. Gunaseelan,13, lodged a reported on the kidnapping of her son, the suspect, a 49-year-old unemployed man was arrested by police some 800 metres from the murder scene in Taman Merdeka Jaya at 10pm on Monday, said State Police Chief, Datuk Chuah Ghee Lye.

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Thorny TPPA Key Agenda In Obama’s Visit, Minister Says

Supporters of the Hizbut Tahrir NGO pray while holding up placards against US President Barack Obama's planned visit to Malaysia next week, during a protest outside the US embassy in Kuala Lumpur April 18, 2014. Pic: ReutersKUALA LUMPUR: The contentious Trans Pacific Partnership Agreement (TPPA) will be part of the agenda in the meeting between US President Barack Obama and Prime Minister Datuk Seri Najib Razak during the former’s three-day visit here, International Trade and Industry Minister Tan Sri Mustapa Mohamed said today.

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RMAF Major Gets Lesser Charge In US Courts For Gun Possession

The RMAF major arrested in the US last week for attempted gun smuggling will only face one charge now, RMAF said today. File pic of the Royal Malaysian Air Force base in Butterworth. Pic: Malay MailKUALA LUMPUR: The Royal Malaysian Air Force (RMAF) officer nabbed in the US last week for allegedly trying to smuggle a gun back to Malaysia will now face just one charge for possession instead of the initial four, the Malaysian Defence Ministry’s Air Base said today.

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Ex-IGP: Malay-Chinese Friction Sparked During Anti-Japanese Army’s Rule

Tun Mohammed Haniff Omar (centre) looks on as former prime minister Tun Abdullah Ahmad Badawi announcese Malaysia's first astronaut in this file picture taken in 2007. Pic: BernamaPUTRAJAYA: The country's interracial tension especially between the Malays and the Chinese traces back to the latter group’s “cruel rule” during the pre-independence period, former Inspector-General of Police (IGP) Tun Mohammed Haniff Omar claimed today.

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‘Stupid And Recalcitrant’ Not Defamatory, Court Rules In Jelutong MP’s Suit

The High Court today threw out Jelutong MP Jeff Ooi’s defamation lawsuit against Gerakan deputy secretary-general Dr Thor Teong Gee. File photo of Jeff Ooi (left) speaking to delegates at the Penang DAP Convention 2013 in George Town. Pic: K.E. Ooi/Malay MailGEORGE TOWN: The words “stupid and recalcitrant” are ordinary expressions, the High Court here ruled today when it dismissed Jelutong MP Jeff Ooi’s defamation lawsuit against Gerakan deputy secretary-general Dr Thor Teong Gee.

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Anwar Appoints Karpal Replacement, Sodomy Appeal To Proceed

File photo of Datuk Seri Anwar Ibrahim (centre) arriving at the Court of Appeal in Putrajaya for the trial in March 6, 2014. A source said that veteran lawyer Sulaiman Abdullah will replace the late Karpal Singh as lead counsel. Pic: Saw Siow Feng/Malay Mail KUALA LUMPUR: Veteran lawyer Sulaiman Abdullah will replace the late Karpal Singh as Datuk Seri Anwar Ibrahim’s lead counsel for his impending Sodomy II appeal, a source confirmed today.

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Putrajaya Handed Out RM100m Grant For Non-Viable Project, Claims Rafizi

PIC: The Malay MailPETALING JAYA: Putrajaya gave a RM100 million research and development grant to a private company for a project that had been refused funding by commercial banks, PKR MP Rafizi Ramli claimed today.

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Dead Teen Tied To A Chair Identified

Boy murdered after kidnappers received ransom money/Google ImagesMALACCA: The 13-year-old boy who was found murdered in a vacant shoplot in Taman Merdeka Jaya, here, last night was identified as M. Gunaseelan, a Secondary 1 student of SMK Tun Mutahir, Batu Berendam.

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