Wednesday, August 23, 2017
Khalid, who had led the police force for four years, would be celebrating his 60th birthday on September 5.
"My tenure will end when I am 60.
"For the time being, Deputy Inspector-General of Police (Tan Sri Noor Rashid) would be taking over," he said.
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KUALA LUMPUR - Two Myanmar football supporters were injured after they were beaten up by several men at a parking lot near Shah Alam Stadium, last night, after the Sea Games football match between Myanmar and Malaysia.
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KOTA KINABALU - Sabah Progressive Party (SAPP) president Yong Teck Lee has hit back at Pakatan Harapan saying its own internal strife, not local parties, has split the opposition in the state.
Sabah PH components PKR, DAP and Amanah had criticised SAPP, saying Yong’s comments were inflammatory and would further divide the opposition.
Posted by wikisabah at 11:14:00 AM
Tuesday, August 22, 2017
Those detained were Malaysians and foreigners, he said, but declined to disclose the number arrested or their gender.
He said they were held in the operations conducted by the Counter-Terrorism Division at Bukit Aman.
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Abdul Murad Khalid, a former assistant governor at Bank Negara Malaysia (BNM), claimed that Anwar said he would have to resign as finance minister if the full extent of BNM’s forex losses were revealed to the public.
Datuk Murad told the Royal Commission of Inquiry (RCI) that he was instructed by then-BNM governor Jaffar Hussein in 1994 to explain the forex losses to Anwar, who is now an opposition leader.
Posted by wikisabah at 1:38:00 PM
Monday, August 21, 2017
Deputy Finance Minister Datuk Lee Chee Leong told the Dewan Negara that out of this outstanding monies owed, 7.3 per cent was due to overdue balance owed by creditors.
He also said that a total of 845 people, aged 30 and above, were also declared bankrupt due to unpaid credit card bills in the first half of 2017.
"The remaining breakdown over the payment date are as follows; firstly, outstanding balance that not exceeding three months is 6.2 per cent worth RM2.3 billion.
Posted by wikisabah at 3:25:00 PM
“I want to inform all you ladies and gentlemen that I am very proud and wish to acknowledge myself as the ‘king of Malaysian racists’. Any issue with that?” he said yesterday.
“So what? So what? Whoever says we are racist, we are small, whoever insults us, to hell with them (persetankan mereka).”
Perhaps not understanding the difference between being a racist and an advocate of special privileges, Ibrahim justified his stand by saying he was defending the rights enshrined in the Federal Constitution.
Sabah Progressive Party (SAPP) President Datuk Seri Yong Teck Lee said in substance and in every way, the two coalitions are the same because they only have Malaya's interests in mind despite parading themselves as the true saviour of Malaysia.
"How to save Malaysia when the Malaya parties are destroying Malaysia? Look at their leaders' records and what they have been saying about each other.
Posted by wikisabah at 11:33:00 AM
Pyongyang also declared that its army can target the United States anytime, and neither Guam, Hawaii nor the US mainland can "dodge the merciless strike."
Posted by wikisabah at 11:00:00 AM
Sunday, August 20, 2017
For example, it doesn't matter whether the email is addressed to firstname.lastname@example.org or email@example.com — both will be delivered to the same mailbox.
As Google explains on its support blog, every e-mail address is unique. People can't set up an identical account by using a different number or placement of dots, it says.
The integration of the so-called WebVR interface into the new version 55 of the browser has made this possible, says the Mozilla Foundation.
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Saturday, August 19, 2017
In early July, Malaysia’s federal religious authority publicly denounced a Muslim woman on Facebook, urging her to halt her “deviant” actions and repent.
Posted by wikisabah at 11:32:00 AM
Road Transport Department (RTD) director-general Datuk Seri Nadzri Siron said prior to this, no traffic offenders with summonses for AES offences were brought to court, but it had changed with the government having agreed to take legal action against those who did not pay their compound fines.
Posted by wikisabah at 11:26:00 AM
Isn’t it interesting that no school in Sabah is on the Education Ministry’s list of 402 Malaysian schools with disciplinary problems? We would have thought that Sabah, which is often spoken of as the poorest state in the country, would be fertile ground for the breeding of hooligans.
The list was presented last June at a meeting of the ministerial Committee on Student Disciplinary Problems. The details were reported in the press recently.
Posted by wikisabah at 11:20:00 AM
From the air, a P3 Orion guided bomber planes as they dropped explosives on the remaining battle zone measuring about a square kilometer, where some 70-80 gunmen were holed up, while helicopters also fired rockets towards it.
On the ground, artillery fires also battered the same area.
Posted by wikisabah at 11:06:00 AM
BARCELONA, Spain – A cell of at least nine extremists meticulously plotted to combine vehicles and explosives in a direct hit on tourists, and managed to carry off most of their deadly plan, killing 14 people, including one Canadian, authorities said Friday. Police in Spain and France pressed a manhunt for any remaining members of the group, which Islamic State claimed as its own.
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Sub-inspector Abu Hashim Ismail, 54, who served with the Bukit Aman Anti-vice, Gaming and Secret Society Department (D7), died on the spot from four gunshot wounds to his back in the 11pm incident.
His remains were sent to the Sultanah Bahiyah Hospital for a post-mortem.
Posted by wikisabah at 10:32:00 AM
Friday, August 18, 2017
SYDNEY - An Australian court on Friday ordered internet providers to block more than 40 piracy websites after a successful case by leading film distributors, in a major ruling on online content sharing.
Posted by wikisabah at 3:48:00 PM
Sessions Court Judge Mohd Zaini Fishir, who sat as magistrate, rejected Mamad @ Ishak Minggu's (pic) application and maintained the court's decision in not allowing bail when the case was first mentioned.
He set Sept 20 for pre-trial case management and ordered Mamad to be further remanded.
Mamad allegedly gave the false information when applying for a MyKad at the Tungku National Registration Department, here, on March 30, 2012.
The offence under Section 25 (1) (b) of the National Registration Regulations, carries a jail term of up to three years or a fine or both on conviction.
Posted by wikisabah at 3:33:00 PM
In a bid to lure more Chinese tourists and investors to the Philippines, Immigration Commissioner Jaime Morente said the BI will soon issue landing visas to Chinese nationals who wish to visit the Philippines.
Morente said the new service is open to Chinese nationals who wish to join tour groups organized by tour operators accredited by the Department of Tourism, businessmen endorsed by local and foreign chambers of commerce and other government agencies, athletes and delegates to conventions and exhibitions.
Posted by wikisabah at 3:19:00 PM
Thursday, August 17, 2017
Manila last month said it would not host the 2019 Sea Games to focus on rebuilding Marawi, a southern city which has been ravaged by deadly battles between security forces and Islamist militants for almost three months.
However, sports officials said today the Philippines would formally notify the Sea Games Federation tomorrow of its commitment to host the 2019 edition after securing backing from President Rodrigo Duterte.
Posted by wikisabah at 5:10:00 PM
SYDNEY - Australian anti-immigration politician Pauline Hanson caused a furore Thursday when she entered the Senate wearing a full burqa, earning a blistering rebuke from the country’s top lawyer for the “appalling” stunt.
Hanson wore the Islamic garment in the chamber to highlight what she said were the security issues it posed, linking it to terrorism as fellow senators heckled her.
Minister of Tourism, Arts, Culture, Youth and Sports Datuk Abdul Karim Rahman Hamzah said the state governments of East Malaysia deserve an explanation from him.
“Is it so difficult for Nazri to go to Sabah and Sarawak and explain the mechanism of how this tourism tax is to be shared? He is most welcome to visit Sarawak to do it,” he told The Borneo Post yesterday.
Posted by wikisabah at 2:38:00 PM
The MACC’s practice of making arrested persons wear lock-up uniforms is in breach of the principle that a person is innocent until proven guilty, according to Padang Serai MP N Surendran.
Posted by wikisabah at 12:07:00 PM
Wednesday, August 16, 2017
Hong Leong Investment Bank (HLIB) said its channel checks revealed that a new player in the form of Ansa Broadcast is in the midst of entering the satellite pay-TV segment.
According to the research house, Ansa Broadcast was previously known as U-television, a cable TV operator that is a subsidiary of tycoon Tan Sri Vincent Tan’s Berjaya group.
Posted by wikisabah at 1:28:00 PM
But weather experts aren’t surprised.
“The downpour in many areas in Peninsular Malaysia is caused by the north-westerly winds coming from the Indian Ocean, transmitting high humidity to Malaysia.
“The rains in Sabah and Sarawak are caused by high moisture levels in the air and active oscillation, resulting in thunderstorms,” said Malaysian Meteorological Department director-general Alui Bahari.
Posted by wikisabah at 1:21:00 PM
Tuesday, August 15, 2017
The report quoted Selangor CID chief ACP Fadzil Ahmat saying the seven men, aged between 20 and 30, were picked up on Monday.
Three teenagers aged between 17 and 19 are currently under remand in connection with the case and the latest arrests bring the total number of those detained, to 10.
Posted by wikisabah at 4:45:00 PM
State Immigration Department director Musa Sulaiman said only 1,088 of the estimated 50,000 illegal Indonesian and Filipino workers in the state had been documented under the six-month Rehiring Sabah 2017 programme, which began in February.
“We do not know the reason for the poor response. We will have to go down to the ground and find out from employers,” he was quoted as saying.
The programme, carried out by state-appointed Syarikat Inti Padu Technology Sdn Bhd, was part of an initiative to overcome worker shortages in the agricultural, construction, manufacturing and services sectors.
Posted by wikisabah at 11:42:00 AM
But despite their number getting smaller, BG Padilla said the Maute terrorists could still inflict harm with their stock of adequate ammunition.
"So, the force is getting smaller and their capacity to inflict harm, by the way, is still there because they still have arms, they still have adequate ammunition and they still continue to hold hostages. So that's the compounding factor," he said during a Palace briefing.
Posted by wikisabah at 11:28:00 AM
Pyongyang's detailed plans to land four missiles near Guam prompted a surge in tensions in the region last week, with U.S. President Donald Trump warning he would unleash "fire and fury" on North Korea if it threatened the U.S.
Posted by wikisabah at 11:23:00 AM
Monday, August 14, 2017
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For years, the 32-year-old would be ordered to kneel before being caned if he rejected his wife’s demand for sex, which could be up to 10 times a day.
Unable to bear the torment, the man sought help from Community Policing Malaysia founder Kuan Chee Heng.
Kuan said there were cane marks all over the man’s body and buttocks.
The joint-operation saw 742 shophouses including business premises being search in the Pakistan-majority area.
Posted by wikisabah at 12:09:00 PM
“They were just teenagers aged 17,18 and 19 years old. For your information, there is an age requirement to become an ARMADA member, and we had also checked the trio’s membership with PPBM. They are not in any way PPBM members.
Posted by wikisabah at 11:57:00 AM
Sunday, August 13, 2017
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Bersatu had invited Najib Abdul Razak to debate the party's chairperson Dr Mahathir Mohamad but with the prime minister not expected to attend, it was initially expected to be a one-sided affair.
The event got off to a boring start with Mahathir churning his usual salvoes against Najib but something appeared amissed during the question and answer session as several confrontational questioned were hurled at Mahathir.
Posted by wikisabah at 5:50:00 PM
"Let's calm down," Bangko Sentral ng Pilipinas (BSP) Governor Nestor Espenilla said in a statement, downplaying the peso's slump to 51.08 to the dollar on Friday, its weakest since August 2006.
Posted by wikisabah at 5:08:00 PM
Secret British Documents Showed Conspiracy and Sabah Sarawak Duped In Formation of Malaysia – Dr. Jeffrey
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Saturday, August 12, 2017
PETALING JAYA - Some Malay atheists now fear for their lives following a minister’s call for them to be “tracked down” and identified amid an investigation into the local chapter of an international atheist organisation.
“I am worried. I have already accepted that something might happen to me, that I might be killed,” a man who wanted to be known as Halim said in an interview with Channel NewsAsia (CNA).
Posted by wikisabah at 4:53:00 PM
Malaysia is not the moderate state that it used to be, an academic based in Washington, the United States, told Channel NewsAsia.
The comment from Professor Zachary Abuza, who specialises in Southeast Asia politics and security at Washington’s National War College, followed remarks by Minister in the Prime Minister’s Department Shahidan Kassim that atheists in Malaysia should be “hunted down”.
Posted by wikisabah at 3:39:00 PM
The Global Times newspaper is not an official mouthpiece of the Communist Party, but in this case its editorial probably does reflect government policy, experts said.
The stern Chinese warning came as government leaders and politicians around the world urged calm after a series of threats and counterthreats by the U.S. and North Korean governments. The brinkmanship has spread jitters and weighed on global financial markets, which were down Friday for a fourth consecutive day.
Posted by wikisabah at 3:16:00 PM
Millions of eggs have been pulled from supermarket shelves across Europe and dozens of poultry farms closed since the discovery of fipronil, which can be harmful to humans, was made public on August 1.
Posted by wikisabah at 3:06:00 PM
Sabah Wildlife Department director Datuk Augustine Tuuga said his team wants to take DNA samples to establish whether the pangolin scales were from Sabah or somewhere else.
"We won't have any idea (of the origin of the pangolin scales) unless there is a DNA analysis," he said on Saturday.
Posted by wikisabah at 2:03:00 PM
For all the bellicose language emerging from the president’s golf club in Bedminster, N.J., the United States military was taking no visible steps to prepare for a strike against North Korea or Venezuela. The Pentagon reported no new ships being sent toward the Korean Peninsula or forces being mobilized, nor were there moves to begin evacuating any of the tens of thousands of Americans living in South Korea.
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Friday, August 11, 2017
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The 2017 amendment to the Law Reform (Marriage and Divorce) Act will go without Section 88(A) which is supposed to extend protection to Indira and others suffering similar destiny.
Eight years ago, Indira's ex-husband embraced the Islamic faith and had his identity changed from K. Pathmanathan to Muhammad Riduan Abdullah.
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