Tuesday, September 27, 2022

Malaysia

The Malaysian youths on a mission for social cohesion

SINGAPORE, Sept. 9 -- Around 120 delegates joined the Young Leaders Programme (YLP) in conjunction with the International Conference of Cohesive Societies (ICCS) here this week, which aimed to develop leaders on issues affecting ethnic and religious harmony. Over three...

With four 1MDB cases pending, will Najib seek a pardon every time?

KUALA LUMPUR, Sept. 5 -- Former prime minister Datuk Seri Najib Razak's bid for a royal pardon almost immediately after his SRC International conviction demonstrated a complete lack of remorse, said DAP leader Lim Kit Siang. Lim also said the...

Two-headed sea turtle hatches in Terengganu to excitement of Instagram users

PETALING JAYA -- It was an unusual discovery for a turtle conservation team at Terengganu's Tanjong Jara resort when they found a two-headed green sea turtle hatchling at one of its project sites. The exciting news of the unique reptile...

Dual-citizenship as a growth engine

Kuala Lampur, Sept. 1 -- The last time Argentina played Spain in an international football match in 2018, though a friendly, did not end well for the South Americans, losing 6-1 in Madrid. The Argentinian legend Lionel Messi was not...

Political party wants probe on Kapitan Chung’s wife grave demolition

The Malaysian Chinese Association, a ruling party in Malaysia, is now calling for an investigation into the 138-year-old gravesite of Foo Teng Nyong, the third wife of Kapitan Chung Keng Qwee, which was demolished earlier this week in Tanjung...

138-year-old tomb of the wife of Kapitan Cina quietly destroyed despite preservation bid

GEORGE TOWN, Aug. 30 -- The 138-year-old gravesite of Foo Teng Nyong, the third wife of Kapitan Cina Chung Keng Qwee, has been exhumed and demolished despite appeals by her descendant for the tomb to be preserved. Foo and Chung's...

Umno president’s message to Sabri on GE15 loud and clear

KUALA LUMPUR, Aug. 29 -- Datuk Seri Ahmad Zahid Hamidi has made his intentions clear in pressuring Prime Minister Datuk Seri Ismail Sabri Yaakob to call for an early 15th general election (GE15), and political observers believe the Umno...

PM Ismail Sabri says not under pressure from Umno over Najib

PUTRAJAYA, Aug -- Prime Minister Datuk Seri Ismail Sabri Yaakob said he has not felt any pressure from Umno to intervene in the ongoing hearing of party colleague Datuk Seri Najib Razak, who is fighting against a 12-year jail...

Lawyer blasts media who asked how is Najib behind bars

The team of lawyers working for Najib Razak is usually friendly and rarely dismisses the media but this time, the tension could be seen when a journalist asked Najib's favourite lawyer, Shafee Abdullah 'how is Najib doing behind bars." The...

Life in prison for Najib: What it means and can he seek release?

KUALA LUMPUR, Aug. 24 -- Datuk Seri Najib Razak yesterday became the first former prime minister in Malaysia to be sent to prison after he failed in his final appeal against his guilty verdict over the misappropriation of RM42...
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Filipino cinematographer Matthew Libatique on ‘Don’t Worry, Darling’: ‘My job is to make this heightened reality acceptable as a reality’

Manila, Sept. 26 -- Two-time Academy Award-nominated cinematographer - and proud Filipino - Matthew Libatique is back lensing another...
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