Tuesday, September 27, 2022

Malaysia

‘Billion Dollar Whale’ co-author Tom Wright hails Najib’s jailing

KUALA LUMPUR -- Co-author of the book Billion Dollar Whale Tom Wright expressed his satisfaction at hearing that convicted former prime minister Datuk Seri Najib Razak was behind bars tonight after the Federal Court upheld his guilty verdict over...

Najib goes to jail after failing to recuse Chief Justice from case

Malaysia's ex-Prime Minister Najib Razak is now the first ex-PM of Malaysia to go to jail after he failed to recuse the Chief Justice from the SRC appeal today. This is a historic day for Malaysia where a former DPM,...

Sabri says won’t make mistake with LCS scandal like 1MDB

KUALA LUMPUR -- Prime Minister Datuk Seri Ismail Sabri Yaakob has stressed that it is important to handle the littoral combat ship (LCS) scandal properly and transparently, or his administration may face the same fate as Datuk Seri Najib...

Two months for opposition group to be ready for elections

KUALA LUMPUR, Aug. 21 -- Rafizi Ramli's 'Ayuh Malaysia' campaign for the opposition that aims to persuade people to vote,  will be ready to tour the country in one or two months. He said the team would focus on the...

Can the appellate court rule without submission in Najib’s case?

Kuala Lampur -- The authorities are clear, and the lawyers are right: The Federal Court could make a ruling even if there were no submissions from former prime minister Najib Razak's counsel. Then Judge of Court of Appeal Abang Iskandar...

Malaysia: Amending citizenship laws go beyond government

KUALA LUMPUR -- The road to amending the nation's citizenship laws, which are not in favour of Malaysian mothers with overseas-born children, is not a smooth one and requires several processes, de facto law minister, Datuk Seri Wan Junaidi...

Delaying GE15 may cause BN, Umno to lose, Zahid warns

KUALA LUMPUR -- Barisan Nasional (BN) could risk losing the upcoming 15th general election (GE15) if it is not held within the next few months, cautioned Umno president Datuk Seri Ahmad Zahid Hamidi. The BN chairman said the opposition would...

Crackhouse: Lawyers condemn DBKL’s lifetime ban

KUALA LUMPUR, Aug. 19 -- Lawyers have warned that the Kuala Lumpur City Hall's (DBKL) ban on a popular comedy centre Crackhouse Comedy Club in Kuala Lumpur and its owners from opening any businesses sets a bad precedent. That is...

Declassified report finds Zahid changed LCS design against Navy’s wishes

KUALA LUMPUR, Aug -- Former defence minister, Datuk Seri Ahmad Zahid Hamidi, changed the design of the littoral combat ships (LCS) from Sigma to Gowind in 2011, contrary to what the Royal Malaysian Navy (RMN) wanted. The Report of the...

This little India in Malaysia deserves a special mention

I was born in India, so a Little India conclave of some form and size anywhere in the world always draws me. When in Singapore, I am glued to the famous Little India quarter that stretches along the Serangoon...
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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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