PETALING JAYA: PKR has pushed its party polls deadline to May 2014 from November 2013, extending the mandate of its leadership by up to six months. The PKR delegates unanimously agreed to the motion to put off the party polls proposed by ...
election shows few signs of abating after the government charged three outspoken opposition figures with sedition, an antiquated and much-maligned law primarily used to quell dissent. The crackdown comes amid accusations of vote rigging during the May 5 ballot that saw the incumbent National Front coalition -- in power since independence from Britain in 1957 -- returned with Prime Minister Najib ...
(Adds table) KUALA LUMPUR, May 25 (Reuters) - Exports of Malaysian palm oil products from May 1 to 25 fell 5.2 percent to 1,064,925 tonnes from 1,123,129 tonnes shipped during April 1 to 25, cargo surveyor Intertek Testing Services said on Saturday. Breakdown of ITS palm export figures for May 1-25 compared to a month ago (in tonnes): PALM PRODUCTS May 1-25 April ...
is not the Curtis who wrote the comedic scripts for the movies Four Weddings and a Funeral, Notting Hill, or the Mr Bean series. This is the Curtis leading Sarawak's largest ...
BERLIN: Malaysia has been named, along with Turkey and the United Arab Emirates (UAE), as one of the preferred destinations for Muslim travellers, according to a survey. The survey, conducted by DinarStandard, the leading survey institute for Muslim travel market, was presented during the International Tourism Bourse (ITB) here, the world's largest travel and tourism show by organiser Messe ...
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said the proposal to turn Barisan Nasional into a single party is rational and needs to be studied in detail to ensure its continuous support from the people. He said the 13-party coalition should look at the existing Barisan structure to see if the time had come for the formation of a single party. "This means that each component party must self-evaluate and consider whether it is time to ...
said MCA supported the police action against the people who incited racial hatred. "The Opposition has instilled such hatred before during and after the general election," Dr Chua said here yesterday. "National reconciliation requires cooperation from both sides of the political divide, not just the Prime Minister," he added. ...
KOTA KINABALU: A syndicate that cheats foreigners into paying RM80 as processing fee for Malaysian identity cards was busted in Sabah's interior area of Keningau. Police arrested four men and a woman, aged between 37 and 50, during a raid at a hotel room on Monday. Keningau Police Chief Deputy Supt Robert Salasip said initial investigations revealed that the syndicate used a copy of a ...
has urged people to put the good teachings contained in all religions into practice. "By learning their respective religions, understanding them and practising good morals, we will all be able to live in peace and harmony," he added. Dhammaratana also called on all religious leaders to find ways to draw people back to religion. "We cannot use the old, traditional methods any ...
PETALING JAYA: Barisan Nasional is mulling changing its name as part of its evolution in responding to current needs, and among the names being considered is Parti 1Malaysia. According to The Star Online, the change will enable direct individual membership while retaining current parties in the coalition, which was formed in 1973. Barisan is the successor of the Alliance, a coalition of Umno, ...
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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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