MALACCA: Thousands of people thronged a Pakatan Rakyat rally to protest the results of the 13th general election at Kampung Bukit Katil Square here on Friday. The crowd turned up as early as 5pm for the PAS thanksgiving dinner, which was held ahead of the rally at about 5.30pm with most of them dressed in black. Stalls selling t-shirts, food and vuvuzela have sprung up in early evening. PAS ...
KUALA LUMPUR: The police have uncovered a gang of thugs which lure unsuspecting entrepreneurs from China to the city before extorting them of large sums of money. This followed the arrest of a gang member on Wednesday, at a coffehouse in Jalan Pinang here. The arrest was made possible after a China national reported to police that his employer was confined at a five-star hotel here, pending ...
traffic control centre spokesman said north bound traffic was slow from Menora Tunnel to Kuala Kangsar and from Slim River to Sungkai. Plus Twitter reported an accident at Km 352.9 from Sungkai to Bidor at 4.48pm and at Km 374 from Behrang to Slim River at 4.52pm. A Malaysian Highway Authority (MHA) spokesman reported smooth traffic along the East Coast Expressway (ECE). It reported slow traffic ...
KUALA LUMPUR: Preliminary investigation by the Election Commission (EC) revealed that a photograph posted on the internet showing that a blackout purportedly occurred during vote-counting for the 13th general election (GE13) was an act recorded even before the GE13. EC ...
PETALING JAYA: Ruling coalition Barisan Nasional is mulling changing its name as part of its evolution to respond to current needs, and among the names it is looking at is Parti 1Malaysia. According to sources, this is to allow direct individual membership while retaining the current parties in the coalition, which was formed in 1973. The Barisan Nasional is the successor of the Alliance, a ...
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has brushed off allegations that branches will hold a meeting to pass a 'no contest' resolution for the party's top posts. Palanivel today denied that he had asked anyone to do such a thing, adding that if they did so, then it would be on their own accord. "I did not ask them to do such a thing, if they do, then it's their business. If anybody wants to challenge (me), ...
KOTA KINABALU: The civil and syariah laws in the country should be reviewed to allow for a stricter regulations on child marriage, Deputy Women, Family ...
for slander. Mohd Rafizi had alleged that 24 Election Commission (EC) staff were locked up on polling day to ensure they voted in Besut parliamentary in 13th general election (GE13). "I'm studying the allegation with lawyers to ensure it does not tarnish my image as Member of Parliament for Besut. I will sue them for making a public statement without proof to discredit me and the ...
GEORGE TOWN: An artist who painted a mural of a merry old couple on the wooden exterior wall of a house in Chew Jetty here has now covered it in white paint and obscuring it completely, ironically because of its popularity. Simon Tan, 48, said he decided to do so after receiving complaints from residents that the boardwalk at the alley might give way due to the hordes of tourists who came to ...
wants the Indian Affairs Unit under the Prime Minister's Department to be placed under MIC leadership, and not Hindraf. "MIC is the mother party of the Indian community since 1946, and we have been doing a good job, and will continue to eradicate long-standing problems," he said. He said the unit should not be headed by Hindraf chairman and newly-minted Deputy Minister in the ...
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A former Malaysian Indian lawyer and three others were sentenced to death Thursday in the high profile murders of a Malaysian businesswoman and three others in 2010.
The high court in Shah Alam, the capital of the Malaysian state of Selangor, sentenced former lawyer N. Pathmanabhan, 43, and farm hands T. Thilayalagan, 21, R. Matan, 22, and R. Kathavarayan, 33, for the murders of cosmetics millionaire Sosilawati Lawiya, 47, her driver Kamaruddin Shamsuddin, 44, bank officer Noorhisham Mohamad, 38, and lawyer Ahmad Kamal Abdul Karim, 32, in Tanjung Sepat town Aug 30, 2010.
"The prosecution has proven its case beyond a reasonable doubt," the Malaysian Star quoted sentencing judge Akhtar Tahir as saying.
"I find all four accused guilty as charged."
The businesswoman and her three aides had gone to Tanjung Sepat in Banting district for a land deal but were later reported missing.
Pathmanabhan is said to be the mastermind behind the murders and money the motive.
Though the bodies were not recovered, all four were reportedly beaten to death, their bodies doused with petrol and burnt and the ashes thrown into a river.
Lawiya's was a rags-to-riches story. Daughter of a labourer, she used her savings of 13 years to start a cosmetics business that was worth millions of Malaysian ringgits. ...
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