Silat can build self-esteem in teens, says Rubiah

Bernama

KOTA SAMARAHAN: A silat club  has become one of the platforms for teenagers in a housing area here to develop  faith, discipline and personality. Kota Samarahan MP Rubiah Wang said the establishment of Kelab Seni Silat Olahraga Bawakali at Taman Sri Tuang here has helped local youths stay away from […]

Bid to temporarily stay Adib inquest denied

Bernama

PUTRAJAYA: The ongoing inquest into the death of firefighter Muhammad Adib Mohd Kassim will proceed unimpeded as the Court of Appeal yesterday denied an application to temporarily stay the proceedings. Court of Appeal Judge Datuk Umi Kalthum Abdul Majid, who chaired a three-man panel, adjourned to March 4 the hearing […]

Bruneians charged for ‘khalwat’ bribe

Bernama

LABUAN: Two Brunei nationals have claimed trial to a bribery charge at the Magistrate’s Court here yesterday. Saiful Nairul Azlan Hassan and Adinah Hussin, both civil servants, were accused of offering a RM300 bribe to an enforcement officer of the Federal Territories Islamic Religious Department (Jawi) to set them free […]

Defence has no right to demand Sri Ram’s appointment letter

Bernama

KUALA LUMPUR: Attorney-General Tommy Thomas told the High Court here yesterday that the defence in Datuk Seri Najib Tun Razak’s 1Malaysia Development Bhd’s cases (1MDB) has no legal right in law to demand the appointment letter of former Federal Court judge Datuk Seri Gopal Sri Ram as senior prosecutor as […]

Cambodian man charged with murder of girl in Pekan

Bernama

ROMPIN: An unemployed Cambodian man was charged in the Magistrate’s Court yesterday with the murder of an 11-year-old Cambodian girl whose body was found on grazing land in Pekan near here two weeks ago. Mohd Amirul Abdullah, 23, of Kampung Parit Tengah, Pekan, nodded to indicate he understood the charge […]

Fire victims died before bodies burnt: Forensic expert

Bernama

KUALA LUMPUR: The murder trial of two teenage boys charged with causing the death of 23 residents at the Tahfiz Darul Quran Ittifaqiyah Centre was told that the victims in the tragic fire incident had died of smoke inhalation before their bodies were burnt.  Kuala Lumpur Hospital (HKL) Forensic Medicine […]

Najib’s money laundering case transferred to High Court

Bernama

KUALA LUMPUR: The Sessions Court was yesterday told that the case of former Prime Minister Datuk Seri Najib Tun Razak (pic) involving three additional charges of money laundering amounting to RM27 million of SRC International funds, has been transferred to the High Court. Deputy public prosecutor Manoj Kurup informed Sessions […]

Names for IGP, deputy IGP posts shortlisted

Bernama

SEMENYIH: The Home Ministry has shortlisted several names to fill the posts of the Inspector-General and Deputy Inspector-General of Police, which will become vacant soon. Home Minister Tan Sri Muhyiddin Yassin said that he would be submitting the list to Prime Minister Tun Dr Mahathir Mohamad in a day or […]

PAS vows to keep pledge to support Mahathir

Bernama

MARANG: PAS has vowed to keep its pledge to support the leadership of Tun Dr Mahathir Mohamad should there be a vote of no-confidence against the Prime Minister as speculated. Its president Datuk Seri Abdul Hadi Awang, said that though PAS was an opposition party, it supported Dr Mahathir for […]

Schools urged not to take sex education lightly

Bernama

GEORGE TOWN: The Ministry of Education (MOE) has urged schools not to take sex education lightly in efforts to tackle sexual crime against children. Deputy Education Minister Teo Nie Ching said sex education was currently being taught at the pre-school until secondary school level as one of the elements under […]

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