Tuesday, October 21, 2014
The Sessions Court was on Monday told that the Home Affairs Minister had decided to not have him extradited to the Philippines which means Mohammad Kamal Sa'aid, who was held under custody since his release from prison for a passport offence, is now a free man.
Judge Ainul Shahrin Mohamad discharged the 48-year-old as a fugitive criminal.
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William Bocchi, 52, was supposed to return to Italy on October 16 but there has been no news from him to date.
Sabah police commissioner Datuk Jalaluddin Abdul Rahman confirmed the case yesterday, adding that the police had been searching for the man since the report was lodged several days ago but there has been no news thus far.
The person who lodged the police report was 33 year-old Mr Sia, a manager at MP Machinery in Lahad Datu.
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Sabah police commissioner Datuk Jalaluddin Abdul Rahman announced the extension will last until November 6, following the expiry of sixth phase of the curfew today.
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Monday, October 20, 2014
Fuming over a Gerakan member's claim that Malays, too, are “pendatang” (immigrants), a coalition of Malay NGOs called Pertubuhan Pembela Islam (Pembela) today lodged a police report at the Dang Wangi police station over the issue.
Pembela vice-chairman Aminuddin Yahaya said the NGOs were asking Attorney-General Tan Sri Abdul Gani Patail to charge Johor's Gerakan delegate Tan Lai Soon under the Sedition Act 1948.
"Pembela condemns the seditious statement which has given rise to a tense situation and triggered anger among Malays.
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The legal activist group’s executive director Eric Paulsen pointed out that Section 104 of the Kelantan Council of the Religion of Islam and Malay Custom Enactment 1994 was against the country’s highest law by confining the movement of Muslims in the state.
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He said this was because there was no law or ruling within the Islamic realm which prevented the use of the word by non-Muslims.
"I have been following this development in Malaysia, this use of the word 'Allah'... there is no law in Islam that says so," he told a forum organised by PAS international committee last night.
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Sunday, October 19, 2014
Though the photos were seemingly uploaded on what appeared to be a Facebook account with his profile picture, the 32-year-old Opposition MP did not respond as to whether the social media account was fake, or if it was the job of a rogue hacker that infiltrated his personal account.
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Najib, in a speech when officiating Gerakan’s 43rd National Delegates Conference (NDC) here today, said he regretted the actions of certain individuals who advocated extremism to gain political mileage.
He said political and community leaders should instead practise moderation and steer clear of racial or religious radicalism.
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KOTA KINABALU - The Angkatan Gabungan Rakyat Asli Sabah (Agaras) on Friday lodged a police report against hate group Pertubuhan Pribumi Perkasa Malaysia (Perkasa) stating that it does not want the latter to be in Sabah or conduct any activities in the state.
“Agaras is strongly against Perkasa as they are a threat to the unity of our people, especially the youths, whom they are manipulating into joining their organisation,” said Agaras’s President, Cornelius Frederick @ Michael F. J. Sulip. “We don’t want the NGO to be in Sabah under the guise of Bumiputeraism and the unity of the Bumiputera.”
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It seems very obvious that the PM cum Finance Minister and the federal government have no regard for the Federal Constitution and the laws of Malaysia and do not care for the welfare and well-being of Sabahans and Sarawakians as far as the Budget on GST is concerned.
It is clearly spelt out in Article 95B(3) of the Federal Constitution that sales tax, which includes the GST, is deemed to be a matter under the State List under the Ninth Schedule and not under the Federal List.
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"Let me make Malaysians' position clear, Malays, Chinese and Indians were all pendatang, except the Orang Asli, Sabahans and Sarawakians, who are the original bumiputera," said Johor delegate Tan Lai Soon.
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Saturday, October 18, 2014
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AFP public affairs office chief Lt. Col. Harold Cabunoc denied the claim of Abu Sayyaf spokesman Abu Ramii that his group released the victims upon payment of ransom.
"He can claim that... that may be a propaganda," Cabunoc said.
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There will also be an immediate ceasefire between the jihadist group and the Nigerian army, according to Air Chief Marshal Alex Badeh, the chief of defence staff. The government said that both sides had told their fighters on the ground to cease hostilities.
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