Saturday, April 29, 2017
The Chairman of Gabungan Sabah said this in a statement issued in response to the press conference held by PCS President today to inform of PCS decision to leave Gabungan Sabah.
The only issue that arose in between those meetings and the PCS decision today is the issue of Ketua Pembangkang in the Dewan Undangan Negeri, added Datuk Mohd Noor, the Chairman of Gabungan Sabah.
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Malaysian chess player and coach Kaushal Khandhar said that the girl, who is his student and a school chess champion of her district in Kuala Lumpur, felt "harassed and humiliated" by the actions of the tournament director and chief arbiter.
"In the middle of Round 2, without stopping the clocks, the chief arbiter informed my student that the dress she wore was improper," said Kaushal in a Facebook post on Thursday night.
He said that the chief arbiter told the girl and her mother that the tournament director deemed that his student's dress was "seductive" and a "temptation from a certain angle far, far away."
Posted by wikisabah at 3:35:00 PM
The Islamist party president noted that the Chinese daily had been quick to apologise for publishing a caricature depicting him and Dewan Rakyat Speaker Tan Sri Pandikar Amin Mulia as monkeys after the fast-track tabling of his private member’s Bill to amend the Syariah Courts (Criminal Jurisdiction) Act 1965 earlier this month.
Just like the year-old Penang-based JJPTR which recently unnerved its so-called "investors" who were promised 20 per cent returns by claiming a RM500 million loss to hacking, these three other schemes have also failed to pay its contributing members the promised monetary returns.
Posted by wikisabah at 3:23:00 PM
Military chief Gen. Eduardo Ano tells The Associated Press that Alhabsy Misaya was slain in a clash with marines late Friday in the jungles between the towns of Indanan and Parang in Sulu province. Misaya has been blamed for abductions of dozens of Malaysians and Indonesian hostages, including one who was beheaded.
High Court Judge Ravinthran N. Paramaguru awarded Wong RM100,000 in damages and also ordered the defendant, Fred Fung Kong Win, to pay RM30,000 in costs to Wong.
Ravinthran, in delivering his decision on Thursday, held that the defendant failed to prove the defence of justification on balance of probability and therefore gave the judgement in favour of the plaintiff.
Friday, April 28, 2017
“He also said my brain would not be able to memorise the Quran if I complained about an ustaz,” said Muhammad Resan Abdullah.
The ustaz has since been charged in court but after reading about the fate that had befallen Mohamad Thaqif Amin Mohd Gadaffi, his parents engaged a lawyer yesterday to re-examine the case.
Posted by wikisabah at 3:02:00 PM
The issue of Malaysian identity cards being sold to foreigners has cropped up again.
In Malacca, a syndicate is said to be selling fake MyKads to many foreigners for prices ranging from RM4,500 to RM10,000.
According to a report in The Star, which carried out an undercover operation, the mastermind offering MyKads to illegal immigrants and foreigners who overstay claimed to have worked at the National Registration Department (NRD) for 10 years.
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The PKR secretary-general said PAS appeared to be on the offensive against the party during its ongoing muktamar, including attacking Selangor Mentri Besar Datuk Seri Azmin Ali.
"It is better if they don't wait any further. The respectful thing PAS members can do is to relinquish all posts in the state government once the decision to sever ties is finalised," he said in a statement on Friday.
Posted by wikisabah at 2:50:00 PM
The Kota Kinabalu MP made the claim when asked to confirm Sabah DAP deputy chief Dr Edwin Bosi’s allegation over an agreement they had made in Shanghai, China just before the party’s ordinary convention in 2015.
Posted by wikisabah at 2:34:00 PM
He said the two are followers of the late Abu Sayyaf sub-leader Hairulla Asbang, who died while undergoing medication at a hospital in Davao City.
Lawmen arrested Asbang in December 2016 at a private hospital in Zamboanga City where he was admitted for a gunshot wound he sustained in a clash with government troops in Sulu. Sobejana said they turned over an M-16 Armalite and Garand rifles.
Posted by wikisabah at 2:23:00 PM
The former assistant professor of Southern University College (SUC) in Johor was on a week’s leave beginning Tuesday.
He tendered his resignation letter a day later.
The SUC board members announced yesterday that Thean Chye’s resignation was accepted and would take effect immediately.
Posted by wikisabah at 2:08:00 PM
Viral videos of Dr. David Dao being dragged down the aisle of a United jet and Chief Executive Oscar Munoz's handling of the incident touched off a public outcry, prompted calls from congressmen for new industry regulation, and led United's board of directors to reverse an agreement to make Munoz company chairman in 2018.
Posted by wikisabah at 2:03:00 PM
“There is a chance that we could end up having a major, major conflict with North Korea. Absolutely,” Trump told Reuters in an Oval Office interview on Thursday.
Trump said he wanted to peacefully resolve the crisis, but is not taking the military option off the table.
Posted by wikisabah at 1:49:00 PM
Thursday, April 27, 2017
Surely Malaysia and its people are on a much stronger footing than to be threatened by one man who claims to be an interfaith scholar but has a skewed view of everything around him.
Posted by wikisabah at 3:57:00 PM
This follows a news report in a Malay daily that said they may face legal action for failing to stop the spread of false information.
As an administrator of several group chats on WhatsApp, 25-year-old Joe said that he would think twice before becoming an administrator of any more group chats.
Posted by wikisabah at 1:41:00 PM
As his 100-day plan founders in the face of an antagonistic Congress and an unyielding judiciary, Trump is turning to North Korea to look presidential.
Trump stepped into the Oval Office talking tough on North Korea and pressuring China to take action against the insular dictatorship.
Posted by wikisabah at 1:27:00 PM
Deputy Communications and Multimedia Minister Datuk Jailani Johari said provisions under the Communications and Multimedia Act 1998 can be considered as holding the admin accountable.
Posted by wikisabah at 1:02:00 PM
Wednesday, April 26, 2017
Both Sin Chew Daily and Oriental Daily News reported that RON95 and RON97 will drop by six sen, bringing the respective pump prices to RM2.21 and RM2.48.
Whereas for diesel, there will be a drop of seven sen, bringing the new retail price to RM2.14.
Posted by wikisabah at 5:13:00 PM
“He has failed to carry out attacks in Malaysia as planned. This has infuriated its (IS) Syrian and Iraqi leaders,” an intelligence source told The Star.
Among the botched IS attacks in the country was the Movida nightclub bombing in Puchong last May.
Posted by wikisabah at 3:49:00 PM
The statement was recorded on April 19, Selangor CID chief Senior Asst Comm Fadzil Ahmat said after a visit to Hospital Serdang in conjunction with the 210th Police Day on Wednesday.
Pastor Koh was abducted from his car by a group of men on Feb 13, and CCTV footage showed at least 15 men and three black SUVs involved in the abduction.
Posted by wikisabah at 2:10:00 PM
The defeat of Basuki Tjahaja Purnama aka Ahok has not only disappointed his supporters in Indonesia, but also the Chinese here in Malaysia.
Many said before the election that Ahok’s triumph in the gubernatorial race would signal the rise of minority politics and that a competent leader like him would surely win the support of majority of voters in a democracy.
Posted by wikisabah at 1:50:00 PM
Tuesday, April 25, 2017
SALES of nuclear bomb shelters and air purifiers to protect against poisonous gases have suddenly surged in Japan as the threat of war with North Korea looms.
Tensions have been rising in the region after repeated missile tests by Kim Jong-un’s despotic regime.
The rogue state recently showed off its new breed of missiles in a massive military parade in Pyongyang.
Posted by wikisabah at 4:44:00 PM
KUCHING - The Sarawak government has proposed to the federal government to abolish the cabotage policy which requires all goods to enter the state through Port Klang.
Chief Minister Abang Johari Openg said he and the state cabinet viewed the repeal of the policy as among the ways to lessen the price of goods in Sarawak.
Posted by wikisabah at 4:01:00 PM
JJPTR's founder Johnson Lee, whose Penang-based forex trading company claimed its accounts were hacked resulting in RM500 million losses, last Sunday reportedly urged “investors” to not lodge police reports as there was still money left in its accounts.
Posted by wikisabah at 3:56:00 PM
Xi's phone call with Trump came amid signs Pyongyang could soon conduct its sixth nuclear test explosion since 2006, or the latest in a rapid series of missile tests, further advancing its ambitions of developing a nuclear-tipped missile that could reach the U.S. mainland.
Posted by wikisabah at 1:39:00 PM
Former national sprinter Watson Nyambek has lodged a police report against a TV production company and is considering legal action over a programme which apparently belittled his late father.
This is despite Primeworks Studios chief executive officer Ahmad Izham Omar issuing an apology on behalf of TV3 and TV9 yesterday.
Posted by wikisabah at 12:30:00 PM
The Enforcement Directorate (ED), which recently served a non-bailable warrant against Dr Zakir, also said it is aware of his visit to an April 16 event by Malay rights group Perkasa here, where he was given honorary membership and an award.
Posted by wikisabah at 12:08:00 PM
Monday, April 24, 2017
Selangor PAS commissioner Iskandar Abdul Samad said the decision will be made based on current developments, so long as the party is no longer tied to any arrangements it previously had with the former Pakatan Rakyat coalition.
Posted by wikisabah at 6:29:00 PM
Officiated by its Kota Kinabalu Director, maritime commodore Adam Aziz, the event held at the agency's premises involved 174 volunteers comprising 18 officers and 156 personnel.
"It is set up on the approval of the Cabinet to assist the agency in its tasks. It will serve as a force multiplier in safeguarding the country's waters," he said.
Posted by wikisabah at 6:09:00 PM
She said public parks in Sabah have agreed to be gazetted as no-smoking zones starting February 1 this year.
Dr Christina said the Health Ministry, through the State Health Department, would be educating the public of the new enforcement from February 15 to May 31.
Posted by wikisabah at 4:17:00 PM
Sunday, April 23, 2017
The Islamist militants from the Abu Sayyaf group were killed in a clash on Saturday on Bohol island, a considerable distance to the north of their strongholds in the far south of the predominantly Christian country.
Two or three of them were still at large, said Colonel Edgard Arevalo, chief of the military's public affairs office.
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After a hotly contested and highly divisive campaign, former minister Anies Baswedan has apparently won the contest for the governorship of Jakarta. He beat the incumbent, Basuki Tjahaja Purnama, known widely as Ahok, a Christian of Chinese descent. Ahok, according to Indonesian press reports was an effective and clean administrator and was a shoe-in to be re-elected until he ran afoul of religious groups which accused him of blasphemy.
SEOUL - North Korea said on Sunday it was ready to sink a US aircraft carrier to demonstrate its military might, as two Japanese navy ships joined a US carrier group for exercises in the western Pacific.
US President Donald Trump ordered the USS Carl Vinson carrier strike group to sail to waters off the Korean peninsula in response to rising tension over the North’s nuclear and missile tests, and its threats to attack the United States and its Asian allies.
Posted by wikisabah at 3:19:00 PM
Magistrate Mazana Sinin issued the remand order, which expired this Wednesday, on the 29-year-old man, following an application from the police.
The suspect was detained at his house in Felda Lok Heng Barat here, yesterday, after the student’s mother lodged a police report.
Dr Shad Saleem Faruqi said the rights of both states were entrenched in the 20-point (Sabah) and 18-point (Sarawak) agreements as conditions to set up an enlarged federation in 1963.
Among the notable rights to be accorded is freedom of religion.
Saturday, April 22, 2017
A sign outside one station in the North Korean capital said Friday that sales were being restricted to diplomats or vehicles used by international organizations, while others were closed or turning away local residents. Lines at other stations were much longer than usual and prices appeared to be rising significantly.
Posted by wikisabah at 4:33:00 PM
North Korea will mark the 85th anniversary of the foundation of its Korean People's Army on Tuesday, as it concludes winter military drills at the same time as US and South Korean exercises running until the end of April, South Korea's Unification Ministry spokesperson Lee Duk-haeng said.
Posted by wikisabah at 2:16:00 PM
Police have detained six men believed to be members of a syndicate that allegedly offers illegal Astro channels with a lower monthly subscription via online streaming and card sharing.
Bukit Aman (Federal Police) Commercial Crimes Investigation Department chief Acryl Sani Abdullah Sani said the suspects, aged between 39 and 53, were picked up in raids in the federal capital and Johor Bahru since yesterday.
Posted by wikisabah at 2:01:00 PM
Mr Eddie Wong, who escaped with just bruised fingers, posted a video from his car's dashboard camera on Friday (April 21) night.
The new clip he shared on his Facebook page has been viewed more than 3,000 times in just an hour. It shows the trailer veering suddenly towards his vehicle before the footage ends in a blur.
Posted by wikisabah at 1:29:00 PM
In the 9pm incident outside 14-N, Jalan Satu off Jalan Air Itam, a lone gunman on a motorcycle fired at the priest, in his late 50s, while he was watering his plants.
The priest quickly fell to the ground but the gunman then fired another three shots at him, but all the shots missed.
Posted by wikisabah at 1:14:00 PM
Ibrahim, the self-styled “Raja Bomoh” or “Shaman King”, was nabbed at a hotel in Segamat, Johor at 2.30am yesterday, according to an anonymous source.
Malay Mail Online is currently seeking verification from Islamic authorities who are seeking his arrest.
Posted by wikisabah at 12:59:00 PM
Friday, April 21, 2017
The announcement raises hopes that Malaysia, which under international law has responsibility for the investigation into the loss, might be persuaded to the resume the hunt for the Boeing 777 which was suspended in January.
Posted by wikisabah at 3:21:00 PM
Suanna Liew, Koh’s wife, who spoke at the vigil which started at 7pm, said her family was going through a harrowing time without news or clues from the police on his whereabouts, well-being or his abductors.
Posted by wikisabah at 2:06:00 PM
Philippine National Police chief Director General Ronald “Bato” dela Rosa on Thursday issued this warning after President Duterte offered a P1 million dead-or-alive bounty for every Abu Sayyaf member still in the mountains of Inabanga town, Bohol province.
He told reporters here past midnight that the cash reward dangled by Duterte would be a big help in catching the remaining members of the bandit group.
Posted by wikisabah at 12:33:00 PM
President Francois Hollande said he was convinced the “cowardly killing” on the Champs Elysees boulevard, in which the assailant was himself shot dead by police, was an act of terrorism.
Posted by wikisabah at 11:14:00 AM
usahKes: Look to whom Malaysia opens its doors to - North Korean businesses, ICs (identity cards) for Bangladeshi nationals, and now this – PR (permanent resident) status for an Indian national who is facing charges of money laundering and terrorism activities back in his home country.
Posted by wikisabah at 10:39:00 AM
Thursday, April 20, 2017
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Abd Latif, whose housing and local government portfolio was taken over by Mahkota assemblyman Datuk Md Jais Sarday since last month in an acting capacity, thanked his family, friends, colleagues, Mersing residents, NGOs and others who have supported him throughout the legal process.
Posted by wikisabah at 4:57:00 PM