Thursday, May 28, 2015
May and June are India's hottest months, with temperatures regularly pushing above 40 Celsius. But meteorologists say the number of days when temperatures approach 45 Celsius has increased in the past 15 years.
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Mahathir said doing so would expose the central bank to criminal prosecution.
He was responding to Bank Negara governor Zeti Akhtar Aziz who on Tuesday confirmed receiving reports from the Monetary Authority of Singapore (MAS) on 1MDB but refused to divulge details.
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Wednesday, May 27, 2015
The central bank confirmed yesterday that it had already received the report by the Monetary Authority of Singapore (MAS) on 1MDB’s account with BSI Bank in the republic, but it stressed that the report findings were confidential, and hence, could only be shared with relevant authorities in the country.
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Clause 75 of the agreement states that the management of the company and the determination of overall investment policies or decisions lies with the board of directors.
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Tuesday, May 26, 2015
On the back of poor sentiment affecting the stock market, TNB’s shares had lost RM1.06 since May 18, largely due to the dominant electricity provider being touted as one of the possible purchasers of 1MDB’s power generation assets.
The counter continued its losing streak yesterday, shedding 46 sen, or 3.36%, to close at RM13.24 – its lowest since mid-December 2014 and off its intra-day low of RM12.98 yesterday – and erased 3.36 points off the benchmark FTSE Bursa Malaysia KL Composite Index.
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Prime Minister Tony Abbott said the new powers would apply to dual nationals who fight with or support jihadists such as Islamic State group or so-called lone wolves who pose a threat on home soil.
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It is believed that the “new” campsite is two years older than the 27 human trafficking camps found by authorities.
What’s left now is scattered with bamboo, wood and plastic sheets.
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Despite the complete absence of any debris being found, search organisers are well advanced in the process of contracting a company to undertake the recovery operation.
But it seems almost certain any effort will focus simply on components required for the investigation, such as the cockpit voice recorder and flight data recorder.
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Sources said the teacher got a call from a person in the United Kingdom whom she had befriended via Facebook. He “was so smitten by her” that he wanted to send her some surprise gifts.
Several days later, she got a call from a courier company in Sabah, claiming that it had a parcel for her from UK.
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Monday, May 25, 2015
"I can't bear to live in a country where people are constantly sour and angry, where joy and beauty are considered sinful," she said on her Facebook page on Sunday.
Marina said that she is constantly searching for the Malaysia she grew up in.
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Political analyst Shahbudin Husin, in his latest blog posting, referred to the conflicting answers given by Najib on the issue in Parliament and former Prime Minister Mahathir Mohamad’s response: “In the case of the monies which 1MDB said was brought back from the Cayman Islands and kept at BSI Singapore, the first written answer provided by Najib in Parliament was not true at all and neither was his second answer. Obviously, there’s something that’s not right and therefore has been kept secret.”
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The report said MAS would terminate its entire staff and re-employ two-thirds of the 20,000 workers under new conditions.
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Sunday, May 24, 2015
Ms Marina also said she may emigrate if hudud - the Islamic penal code that allows, among other things, flogging and amputation as forms of punishment - were implemented in Malaysia, in a recent interview with news website Malay Mail Online.
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ESSCom commander Datuk Abdul Rashid Harun said ESSCom took a serious view on the threat posed by remnants of the criminals who could jeopardise security in the East Sabah Security Zone (ESSZone).
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Police had discovered the death camps and grave sites last week in Wang Kelian and other villages along the Thai-Malaysian border, which are believed to be linked to the mass grave with 26 bodies found in Songkhla, Thailand.
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The former prime minister said the Finance Ministry’s confirmation that the sum was in assets directly contradicted Prime Minister Najib Razak’s previous parliamentary reply that 1MDB’s funds were brought back from the Cayman Islands and parked in Singapore’s BSI Bank.
Posted by wikisabah at 3:31 PM
It is learnt that more than 60 houses were razed in the fire that started at about 8pm.
Sabah Fire and Service Department public relations officer Mohd Affendy K. Ramin said the department received a distress call 8.02pm and deployed 31 firefighters to the village.
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It is rumoured that of the 6,000 staff to be retrenched, most of them will be from Sabah and Sarawak, so as to give priority to retain MAS staff from Malaya.
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Sabah Police Commissioner Datuk Jalaluddin Abdul Rahman said the man fled when policemen approached him.
If he had not done anything wrong, there was no reason for him to run away, he said after witnessing the passing out parade for auxiliary constables at the state police headquarters yesterday.
He said police were not sure if the man was Mat Malaya.
“We have mounted an operation to track him down in Tawau. It is ongoing,” said Jalaluddin.
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Saturday, May 23, 2015
"There is no need for any parties to issue any challenges towards each other. Pakatan Rakyat's strength lies (on the fact) that we can talk it out (while) respecting each other.
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The first step Pandikar should consider is to restore the 1/3 composition of Parliament, its deputy president, Edward Dagul Friday.
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It was one of the deadliest assaults in recent years in the largest Gulf Arab country, where sectarian tensions have been aggravated by nearly two months of Saudi-led air strikes on Shi'ite Houthi rebels in neighbouring Yemen.
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DAP secretary-general Lim Guan Eng said PAS president Abdul Hadi Awang is now increasingly behaving like an "Umno leader", by playing racial sentiments and attacking DAP.
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According to the report, 1MDB must meet massive repayments totalling RM13 billion in 2022 and another RM11.7 billion in 2023, based on lump sum payment of the loan principal upon maturity.
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Its President Aloysius Danim Siap said since the report of the findings had been kept confidential at the request of the Malaysian government, the Sabah government must call for its release since it is considered a foreign government.
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The callers demanded money to buy diabetic medicine and food for Thien Nyuk Fun, 50, and Bernard Then Ted Fen, 39, who were taken from the Ocean King seafood restaurant in Sandakan on May 14.
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Friday, May 22, 2015
But the mandate to tug at our hearts does not give license to toy with the facts.
This Plan handles some data in a bizarre, anomalous manner. The most prominent of the 11MP’s six multidimensional goals rests on flawed foundations.
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Both mykmu.net and suara.tv reported that Umno vice-president Ahmad Zahid Hamidi is leading the investigation.
In the video clip, Muhyiddin claimed that Prime Minister Najib Abdul Razak ignored his request to sack 1Malaysia Development Bhd (1MDB) board members for putting the prirme minister in a bad light.
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Christian Federation of Malaysia (CFM) today lamented the increasing limitations on religious freedom in the country, citing the recent cross protest in Selangor and the controversies surrounding the Al-Kitab.
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According to the Department of Statistics, the Consumer Price Index (CPI), which is used to measure inflation, increased from 109.9 to 111.9, compared to the same month last year.
This was compared to an inflation rate of only 0.9 percent in March.
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Insp. Mohd Shahrizan Yahaya said they can only arrest Jones, who is identified as Yapp Kim Youn by Malaysian police if she returns to the country.
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Thursday, May 21, 2015
“Congratulations Muhyiddin for speaking out,” tweeted Zaid on Wednesday.
The former minister however went on to question whether the call was realistic.
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Explaining the matter, Second Finance Minister Datuk Seri Ahmad Husni Hanadzlah confirmed his ministry’s clarification earlier this week that the redemption, now parked in Singapore’s BSI Bank, is in the form of “units” and not US dollars as previously claimed by 1MDB CEO Arul Kanda Kandasamy.
Posted by wikisabah at 5:15 PM
Former Sabah Chief Minister Datuk Yong Teck Lee said the numerous excuses and blaming like "Ban barter trading", "CCTVs not clear", "community to be blamed", "suspected inside job", "kidnap happened in between police shifts," "we cannot have a patrol boat every 100 meter," big ransom sum demanded," "long coastline" are some responses of security officials who never cease to amuse the people.
Posted by wikisabah at 3:22 PM
"Despite the numerous challenges and obstacles lately, the government and I only choose one path, which is to forge ahead and will never ever turn back," he said at tabling of the 11th Malaysia Plan in the Dewan Rakyat.
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Scoring an overall 0.58 out of three points on the US-based World Resources Institute's Environmental Democracy Index, narrowly beating Haiti.
Lithuania scored highest worldwide, with an overall score of 2.42, followed by Latvia at 2.31 and Russia at 2.25. The global average score is 1.42.
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The Singapore Straits Times cited a spot report filed by Colonel Alan Arrojado of the Joint Task Group Sulu, who confirmed that security forces had killed Mindas Muktader, one of the leaders of the notorious Muktadil brothers’ gang.
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Wednesday, May 20, 2015
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Tuesday, May 19, 2015
“And this black hole was created by Prime Minister Najib Abdul Razak,” he says. “He and the board of directors – present and previous – are responsible for the financial disaster which has hit the nation.”
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Inspector-General of Police Tan Sri Khalid Abu Bakar said the police wanted to propose that both legal and illegal barter trade be stopped as many were capitalising on the situation while exchanging goods.
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Speaking at a press conference in his house, Pandikar revealed that he had communicated his intention to Najib, but the prime minister refused to accept or even look at his resignation letter and pledged instead to attend to his grouses.
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In a statement, Misuari dismissed as “unfounded and without any ounce of truth” some media reports that pointed to the MNLF as having negotiated with Malaysian authorities.
Posted by wikisabah at 12:52 AM
Monday, May 18, 2015
SPO2 Jun A. Malban, who was arrested by Malaysian authorities in Lahad Datu in Sabah last month, has a pending arrest warrant for kidnapping for ransom issued by Judge Josefino Bael of Regional Trial Court Branch 24, Ipil, Zamboanga, Sibugay.
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According to The Star today, Sabah police commissioner Datuk Jalaluddin Abdul Rahman said that police are aware that the gunmen had called the families of captives Thien Nyuk Fun and Bernard Then Ted Fen within 72 hours of the kidnapping last Thursday.
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Another significant question - why is 1MDB disposing land at one of its prized assets - the centrepiece Tun Razak Exchange (TRX) project - in such a hasty and surreptitious way?
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Sunday, May 17, 2015
He said the suspected 'insiders' had conspired to give information about the targets and that the matter was being investigated.
Posted by wikisabah at 5:17 PM
Thousands of people have signed a petition calling for the north of England to break free - and join an independent Scotland.
The extraordinary demand - on the change.org website - would create a border from Chester in the west to Sheffield in the east.
Posted by wikisabah at 3:55 PM
|Boat that was used to smuggle illegals|
Sabah Police Commissioner Datuk Jalaluddin Abdul Rahman said 11 people, including an infant, were held after the boat they were travelling in capsized following a collision with the police vessel.
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The sum demanded by the gunmen was "large", said Sabah Police Commissioner Datuk Jalaluddin Abdul Rahman, according to a report published by The Star online on Sunday. It said Jalaluddin declined to state the amount.
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