A man with four children was charged in the Kajang Sessions Court today with six counts of committing physical sexual assault on his 14 year old daughter. However, the 37 year old gardener, pleaded not guilty to the charges before Judge Surita Budin. The offences were allegedly committed at a his house in Kajang between March and July this year […]
Police arrested 12 people, including three women as well as an auxilary policeman from a neighbouring country for suspected of kidnapping and holding a 17 year old boy for ransom. Police also managed to rescue the victim following two separate raids in Penang and Johor, two weeks ago.
Moving on to the ASEAN Para Games. It’s only the fourth day of the competition, and Malaysia continues to bag more gold today. Among the sporting events that saw the national para athletes showing their dominance were athletics, cycling, bowling and swimming events, which resulted in another 19 gold medals for Malaysia.
In Kuala Terengganu, 11 Indonesian citizens were sentenced to 16 years’ jail each with seven of them to be given five strokes of the cane for piracy by two Sessions Court here today. This was after all of the men pleaded guilty to hijacking an oil tanker in the waters off Terengganu early this month.
Myanmar’s de facto leader Aung San Suu Kyi gave a much anticipated address on Tuesday about the ongoing Rakhine crisis following the exodus of more than 400,000 minority Rohingya Muslims in the country. Speaking for over 30 minutes in English, it’s the first time Suu Kyi has addressed the situation in northern Rakhine State or the growing international criticism of […]
Over in Mexico, rescue workers are fighting against time in search for survivors that are trapped under collapsed building, after a powerful 7.1 magnitude earthquake struck Mexico’s Puebla state killing at least 217 people and destroying dozens of buildings.
Real Estate and Housing Developers’ Association Malaysia, REHDA is optimistic on the property industry outlook for the second half of 2017 and first half of 2018. Its President, Datuk Seri FD Iskandar said this is in line with stronger gross domestic product, GDP growth of 5.8 percent in the second quarter of this year and […]
The specialtask force on Tahfiz will recommend an amendment to the Education Act 1996 to allow the registration of private religious schools including Tahfiz schools. Deputy Prime Minister Datuk Seri Ahmad Zahid Hamidi said the act currently does not define schools that teach solely religious subjects as private schools, and as such, many religious schools are not registered with […]
Myanmar’s de facto leader, Aung San Suu Kyi, finally broke her silence on Tuesday on the Rohingya refugee crisis that is enveloping the country. However, her speech in the nation’s capital of Nyapyidaw has raised more questions than answers. (Soundbite of Aung San Suu Kyi/Myanmar State Counsellor)