Wednesday, April 26, 2017
Both Sin Chew Daily and Oriental Daily News reported that RON95 and RON97 will drop by six sen, bringing the respective pump prices to RM2.21 and RM2.48.
Whereas for diesel, there will be a drop of seven sen, bringing the new retail price to RM2.14.
Posted by wikisabah at 5:13:00 PM
“He has failed to carry out attacks in Malaysia as planned. This has infuriated its (IS) Syrian and Iraqi leaders,” an intelligence source told The Star.
Among the botched IS attacks in the country was the Movida nightclub bombing in Puchong last May.
Posted by wikisabah at 3:49:00 PM
The statement was recorded on April 19, Selangor CID chief Senior Asst Comm Fadzil Ahmat said after a visit to Hospital Serdang in conjunction with the 210th Police Day on Wednesday.
Pastor Koh was abducted from his car by a group of men on Feb 13, and CCTV footage showed at least 15 men and three black SUVs involved in the abduction.
Posted by wikisabah at 2:10:00 PM
The defeat of Basuki Tjahaja Purnama aka Ahok has not only disappointed his supporters in Indonesia, but also the Chinese here in Malaysia.
Many said before the election that Ahok’s triumph in the gubernatorial race would signal the rise of minority politics and that a competent leader like him would surely win the support of majority of voters in a democracy.
Posted by wikisabah at 1:50:00 PM
Tuesday, April 25, 2017
SALES of nuclear bomb shelters and air purifiers to protect against poisonous gases have suddenly surged in Japan as the threat of war with North Korea looms.
Tensions have been rising in the region after repeated missile tests by Kim Jong-un’s despotic regime.
The rogue state recently showed off its new breed of missiles in a massive military parade in Pyongyang.
Posted by wikisabah at 4:44:00 PM
KUCHING - The Sarawak government has proposed to the federal government to abolish the cabotage policy which requires all goods to enter the state through Port Klang.
Chief Minister Abang Johari Openg said he and the state cabinet viewed the repeal of the policy as among the ways to lessen the price of goods in Sarawak.
Posted by wikisabah at 4:01:00 PM
JJPTR's founder Johnson Lee, whose Penang-based forex trading company claimed its accounts were hacked resulting in RM500 million losses, last Sunday reportedly urged “investors” to not lodge police reports as there was still money left in its accounts.
Posted by wikisabah at 3:56:00 PM
Xi's phone call with Trump came amid signs Pyongyang could soon conduct its sixth nuclear test explosion since 2006, or the latest in a rapid series of missile tests, further advancing its ambitions of developing a nuclear-tipped missile that could reach the U.S. mainland.
Posted by wikisabah at 1:39:00 PM
Former national sprinter Watson Nyambek has lodged a police report against a TV production company and is considering legal action over a programme which apparently belittled his late father.
This is despite Primeworks Studios chief executive officer Ahmad Izham Omar issuing an apology on behalf of TV3 and TV9 yesterday.
Posted by wikisabah at 12:30:00 PM
The Enforcement Directorate (ED), which recently served a non-bailable warrant against Dr Zakir, also said it is aware of his visit to an April 16 event by Malay rights group Perkasa here, where he was given honorary membership and an award.
Posted by wikisabah at 12:08:00 PM
Monday, April 24, 2017
Selangor PAS commissioner Iskandar Abdul Samad said the decision will be made based on current developments, so long as the party is no longer tied to any arrangements it previously had with the former Pakatan Rakyat coalition.
Posted by wikisabah at 6:29:00 PM
Officiated by its Kota Kinabalu Director, maritime commodore Adam Aziz, the event held at the agency's premises involved 174 volunteers comprising 18 officers and 156 personnel.
"It is set up on the approval of the Cabinet to assist the agency in its tasks. It will serve as a force multiplier in safeguarding the country's waters," he said.
Posted by wikisabah at 6:09:00 PM
She said public parks in Sabah have agreed to be gazetted as no-smoking zones starting February 1 this year.
Dr Christina said the Health Ministry, through the State Health Department, would be educating the public of the new enforcement from February 15 to May 31.
Posted by wikisabah at 4:17:00 PM
Sunday, April 23, 2017
The Islamist militants from the Abu Sayyaf group were killed in a clash on Saturday on Bohol island, a considerable distance to the north of their strongholds in the far south of the predominantly Christian country.
Two or three of them were still at large, said Colonel Edgard Arevalo, chief of the military's public affairs office.
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After a hotly contested and highly divisive campaign, former minister Anies Baswedan has apparently won the contest for the governorship of Jakarta. He beat the incumbent, Basuki Tjahaja Purnama, known widely as Ahok, a Christian of Chinese descent. Ahok, according to Indonesian press reports was an effective and clean administrator and was a shoe-in to be re-elected until he ran afoul of religious groups which accused him of blasphemy.
Posted by wikisabah at 3:28:00 PM
SEOUL - North Korea said on Sunday it was ready to sink a US aircraft carrier to demonstrate its military might, as two Japanese navy ships joined a US carrier group for exercises in the western Pacific.
US President Donald Trump ordered the USS Carl Vinson carrier strike group to sail to waters off the Korean peninsula in response to rising tension over the North’s nuclear and missile tests, and its threats to attack the United States and its Asian allies.
Posted by wikisabah at 3:19:00 PM
Magistrate Mazana Sinin issued the remand order, which expired this Wednesday, on the 29-year-old man, following an application from the police.
The suspect was detained at his house in Felda Lok Heng Barat here, yesterday, after the student’s mother lodged a police report.
Posted by wikisabah at 3:07:00 PM
Dr Shad Saleem Faruqi said the rights of both states were entrenched in the 20-point (Sabah) and 18-point (Sarawak) agreements as conditions to set up an enlarged federation in 1963.
Among the notable rights to be accorded is freedom of religion.
Posted by wikisabah at 1:30:00 PM
Saturday, April 22, 2017
A sign outside one station in the North Korean capital said Friday that sales were being restricted to diplomats or vehicles used by international organizations, while others were closed or turning away local residents. Lines at other stations were much longer than usual and prices appeared to be rising significantly.
Posted by wikisabah at 4:33:00 PM
North Korea will mark the 85th anniversary of the foundation of its Korean People's Army on Tuesday, as it concludes winter military drills at the same time as US and South Korean exercises running until the end of April, South Korea's Unification Ministry spokesperson Lee Duk-haeng said.
Posted by wikisabah at 2:16:00 PM
Police have detained six men believed to be members of a syndicate that allegedly offers illegal Astro channels with a lower monthly subscription via online streaming and card sharing.
Bukit Aman (Federal Police) Commercial Crimes Investigation Department chief Acryl Sani Abdullah Sani said the suspects, aged between 39 and 53, were picked up in raids in the federal capital and Johor Bahru since yesterday.
Posted by wikisabah at 2:01:00 PM
Mr Eddie Wong, who escaped with just bruised fingers, posted a video from his car's dashboard camera on Friday (April 21) night.
The new clip he shared on his Facebook page has been viewed more than 3,000 times in just an hour. It shows the trailer veering suddenly towards his vehicle before the footage ends in a blur.
Posted by wikisabah at 1:29:00 PM
In the 9pm incident outside 14-N, Jalan Satu off Jalan Air Itam, a lone gunman on a motorcycle fired at the priest, in his late 50s, while he was watering his plants.
The priest quickly fell to the ground but the gunman then fired another three shots at him, but all the shots missed.
Posted by wikisabah at 1:14:00 PM
Ibrahim, the self-styled “Raja Bomoh” or “Shaman King”, was nabbed at a hotel in Segamat, Johor at 2.30am yesterday, according to an anonymous source.
Malay Mail Online is currently seeking verification from Islamic authorities who are seeking his arrest.
Posted by wikisabah at 12:59:00 PM
Friday, April 21, 2017
The announcement raises hopes that Malaysia, which under international law has responsibility for the investigation into the loss, might be persuaded to the resume the hunt for the Boeing 777 which was suspended in January.
Posted by wikisabah at 3:21:00 PM
Suanna Liew, Koh’s wife, who spoke at the vigil which started at 7pm, said her family was going through a harrowing time without news or clues from the police on his whereabouts, well-being or his abductors.
Posted by wikisabah at 2:06:00 PM
Philippine National Police chief Director General Ronald “Bato” dela Rosa on Thursday issued this warning after President Duterte offered a P1 million dead-or-alive bounty for every Abu Sayyaf member still in the mountains of Inabanga town, Bohol province.
He told reporters here past midnight that the cash reward dangled by Duterte would be a big help in catching the remaining members of the bandit group.
Posted by wikisabah at 12:33:00 PM
President Francois Hollande said he was convinced the “cowardly killing” on the Champs Elysees boulevard, in which the assailant was himself shot dead by police, was an act of terrorism.
Posted by wikisabah at 11:14:00 AM
usahKes: Look to whom Malaysia opens its doors to - North Korean businesses, ICs (identity cards) for Bangladeshi nationals, and now this – PR (permanent resident) status for an Indian national who is facing charges of money laundering and terrorism activities back in his home country.
Posted by wikisabah at 10:39:00 AM
Thursday, April 20, 2017
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Abd Latif, whose housing and local government portfolio was taken over by Mahkota assemblyman Datuk Md Jais Sarday since last month in an acting capacity, thanked his family, friends, colleagues, Mersing residents, NGOs and others who have supported him throughout the legal process.
Posted by wikisabah at 4:57:00 PM
Penang DAP chief Chow Kon Yeow said the Bukit Bendera MP had appeared before the party's secretary-general Lim Guan Eng on Tuesday afternoon.
"Since this is an attack on his privacy, Zairil has requested to sort out the issue himself for the time being.
Posted by wikisabah at 4:54:00 PM
Mohd Noor, who is Gabungan Sabah chairman said Gabungan remains focussed and it is not in disarray.
"The President of Parti Harapan Rakyat Sabah, Datuk Seri Panglima Lajim Hj. Okin, had told us that he would relinquish the post of opposition leader in the Sabah Legislative Assembly if that is the decision of the Gabungan Sabah. That was last month after Parti Harapan Rakyat and Parti Perpaduan Rakyat Sabah had been admitted into the Gabungan Sabah.
Posted by wikisabah at 4:31:00 PM
He said at a meeting last May, the religious authorities discussed the activities of Milah Abraham and decided that it was deviant to true Islamic teachings.
Posted by wikisabah at 4:09:00 PM
Wednesday, April 19, 2017
In a statement today, Hindraf chairman P. Waythamoorthy demanded to know if Dr Zakir had satisfied various prerequisites, such as providing a minimum deposit of US$2 million (RM8.81 million), with the source of funds verified; a certificate of conduct from his country of origin and the government agency which provided the certificate, among others.
Posted by wikisabah at 5:04:00 PM
More than 60,000 security personnel have been deployed around the capital where millions of people voted until polls closed at 1pm. Unofficial results are expected within hours.
Recent opinion polls suggest the race is too close to call between incumbent governor Basuki Tjahaja Purnama, 50, known as Ahok, and 47-year-old former education minister Anies Baswedan.
Posted by wikisabah at 3:50:00 PM
"We don't know if he can help in the investigation but we will record his statement in the near future. He has said before that he has information, so we have to check.
"The task force is still investigating the case so whatever clues and leads that come up, we will look into it. We have never stopped investigating," said Selangor CID chief Senior Asst Comm Fadzil Ahmat.
Posted by wikisabah at 2:25:00 PM
MNC president Datuk Henrynus Amin in a statement said MNC was deeply disturbed by reports of NRD officials illegally changing the religious status of unsuspecting Dusun and Murut villagers without getting the necessary consent from those affected.
Posted by wikisabah at 10:42:00 AM
But the threat is still present and security forces of both countries remain on alert.
According to Philippine and Malaysian intelligence sources, Abu Sayyaf leaders had been drawing up plans over the last few months to abduct Caucasian tourists from Sabah islands close to the southern Philippines.
Posted by wikisabah at 9:49:00 AM
Tuesday, April 18, 2017
|Kidnap victims: The nine Malaysians and two Filipino hostages in their makeshift tent in the jungles of Talipao. Fong is seated third from left|
Posted by wikisabah at 5:19:00 PM
PETALING JAYA - Non-Muslim traders in Kelantan should not be forced to close their businesses during the Maghrib prayer time, a Chinese community leader from the state said today.
Kelantan Peranakan Chinese Association (PPCK) president Lim Kham Hong was asked to comment on the state government’s policy requiring all traders to stop their activities during the Maghrib prayers.
Posted by wikisabah at 4:38:00 PM
Zaid sent out three tweets today soon after Deputy Prime Minister Ahmad Zahid Hamidi told reporters in Putrajaya that Naik has Malaysian permanent resident status.
Zahid said there was also no question of extradition of the Islamic Research Foundation (IRF) founder to India.
Posted by wikisabah at 4:11:00 PM
Monday, April 17, 2017
Defying international pressure, the North Sunday test-fired another missile as fears grow that it may be preparing for its sixth atomic weapons test.
Posted by wikisabah at 6:13:00 PM
South Korean prosecutors have formally charged Park Geun-hye over high-profile corruption allegations that could potentially send the former president to jail for life.
The indictment covers multiple charges, including abuse of power, extortion, bribery and leaking state secrets.
Posted by wikisabah at 6:10:00 PM
The Sabah new parties then were: 1. Parti Kebangsaan Sabah (PKS), 2. Pertubuhan Kebangsaan Sabah Bersatu (USNO) Baru, 3. Parti Gagasan Bersama Rakyat Sabah (Parti BERSAMA), 4. Pertubuhan Perpaduan Rakyat Kebangsaan Sabah (PERPADUAN), 5. Parti Kebenaran Sabah (KEBENARAN), 6. Parti Bersatu Bugis Sabah, 7. Parti Ekonomi Rakyat Sabah (PERS), 8. Parti Pembangunan Warisan Sabah, 9. Parti Cinta Sabah (PCS), 10. Parti Sejahtera Angkatan Perpaduan Sabah (SAPU), and 11. Parti Damai Sabah (PARTI SPP).
Posted by wikisabah at 6:01:00 PM
The Kelantan state government says a policy requiring traders to stop their activities during the Maghrib prayers also applies to non-Muslims.
“They don’t need to cease operations for long, it’s just for 10 minutes,” state local government, housing and sports committee chairman Abdul Fattah Mahmood told FMT.
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Sunday, April 16, 2017
Kuala Lumpur police chief Datuk Amar Singh Ishar Singh said Chong, who returned to Malaysia today after going missing for 11 days, had told local police that he had travelled to Thailand to meet someone with information on Pastor Raymond Koh’s disappearance.
Posted by wikisabah at 5:55:00 PM