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Armed robbery: Man gets 10 years, two strokes

Kota Kinabalu: A 33-year-old man was sentenced to 10 years' jail and ordered to get two strokes of the cane for armed robbery. Sessions Court Judge Noor Hafizah Mohd Salim handed the sentence to Maarof Garib after ruling the prosecution had proven its case beyond reasonable doubt.

The "overkill" campaign to convince Malaysians that 1MDB scandal...

The "overkill" campaign to convince Malaysians that 1MDB scandal has finally been resolved with the 1MDB-IPIC "arbitration settlement" boomeranged as many basic questions remain unanswered After the "arbitration settlement" between 1MDB and Abu Dhabi's International Petroleum Investment Corporation , the UMNO/BN Government propaganda machinery went into an overdrive to convince Malaysians that the 1MDB international kleptocratic money-laundering scandal had been resolved and settled once and for all.

Pregnant woman in fatal fall

Kota Kinabalu: A 25-year-old Murut who was six months pregnant fell to her death while trying to dry a mattress over her third floor apartment balcony, Tuesday afternoon. Acting City Police Supt George Abd.

UPDATE 2 INTERVIEW-Malaysia Airlines offers to lease A330s from Alitalia

Malaysia Airlines has offered to lease Airbus A330 jets from Alitalia if the struggling Italian airline is wound up, the Asian carrier's chief executive said on Wednesday. Alitalia is preparing for special administration proceedings after workers rejected its latest rescue plan, making it impossible for the loss-making airline to secure funds to keep its aircraft flying.

Malaysia's Economy To Grow Higher Than A-Rated Countries - Moody's

Welcome to the official portal of the Malaysian National News Agency - Your News Gateway Welcome to the official portal of the Malaysian National News Agency - Your News Gateway Welcome to the official portal of the Malaysian National News Agency - Your News Gateway Welcome to the official portal of the Malaysian National News Agency - Your News Gateway Welcome to the official portal of the Malaysian National News Agency - Your News Gateway Welcome to the official portal of the Malaysian National News Agency - Your News Gateway PUTRAJAYA, April 26 -- Prime Minister Datuk Seri Najib Tun Razak today performed the pre-launch of the Ninth World Urban Forum here, which will take place on February 7 -13 next year at the Kuala Lumpur Convention Centre.

Malaysia: Woman sentenced to 5 years' jail for possessing terrorism books

The flag of Islamic State. Aishah was accused of possessing books by Jemaah Islamiyah, Islamic State and al-Qaeda terrorist groups at her Terengganu home.

Malaysia schoolboy 'beaten by warden' risks losing arm

A Malaysian schoolboy whose legs were amputated after allegedly being beaten by a staff member may also lose his arm, doctors have warned. The 11-year-old was attacked in March by the assistant warden at a private Islamic school, media reports say.

IS leaders - infuriated over Wanndy's failure to carry out attacks in Malaysia'

Hit and miss: Muhammad Wanndy in Syria in this file picture. The militant's position as an IS leader in Malaysia is at risk of being stripped.

Chasing Adam: Racing History In A Malaysian Paradise

In 1946, Freddy Spencer Chapman, a British captain and resistance fighter during World War II who had been stationed in Malaysia to fight the Japanese occupation, was caught behind enemy lines for nearly four years after the Allied forces retreated. Chapman lived and survived as a commando in the Straits of Malacca and, eventually, the jungle island Pangkor Laut.

Indonesian biker killed

Papar: A 61-year old Indonesia businessman died after his Harley Davidson motorcycle rammed into a Toyota Hilux at Km7, Jalan Lama Papar-Kota Kinabalu, on Monday. District Police Chief DSP Norazizulkifli Mansor said the deceased was speeding from Kota Kinabalu to Labuan during the 7.15am tragedy.

Australia, New Zealand Mark Memorials to War Dead Throughout Asia

Tens of thousands of Australians and New Zealanders paid tribute Tuesday at memorials and graves for war veterans and in remembrance to the price paid in conflict in more than a century of wars. The services, known as ANZAC Day, began following Australia's and New Zealand's role in fighting alongside former colonial power, Britain, in the trenches of Gallipoli against the Ottoman Turkish Empire during World War I .

Police arrest four over property scam

KUALA LUMPUR: Police have arrested four people in connection with a syndicate scamming people into purchasing non-existent properties in Sg Tua. Sentul OCPD Asst Comm R. Munusamy said police were alerted after one of the victims lodged a report on April 18. "The victim, a woman, claimed she had seen an advertisement online and went to a showroom at Jalan Segambut where she was offered a unit for RM120,000.

UNHCR, Malaysian firm launch mobile app on refugee struggle

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Teen lovers' tryst ends in tragedy with boy found dead

KOTA KINABALU: The two young lovers had apparently run off together before - but their latest tryst ended in tragedy when the girl's older brother allegedly intervened, resulting in the teenage boy's death. Mohd Ayieruchizamsyah Lambang, 16 , had returned home with a bloody nose at about 7.30pm on Sunday and told his mother that an unknown person had attacked him, police said.

Police to quiz TV presenter over Watson Nyambek insult

MIRI: Police will bring in for questioning the TV presenter over an insulting remark at Watson Nyambek's father on a national TV show. Sarawak CID chief Senior Asst Comm Datuk Dev Kumar said that the former national sprinter had lodged a report and that police had classified the case under Section 504 of the Penal Code.

Sara KuhnMonash University Malaysia

Sara Kuhn is the senior manager for research and learning at Monash University Malaysia in Selangor Darul Ehsan, Malaysia . Sara has been an ACRL member since 2016 and is your ACRL member of the week for April 24, 2017.

Malaysia's 1MDB reaches settlement deal with Abu Dhabi's IPIC

ABU DHABI/KUALA LUMPUR: Abu Dhabi and Malaysia have reached a conditional agreement under which Malaysian state fund 1MDB will pay US$1.2 billion to settle a debt dispute that had led to arbitration proceedings in London. Separately, 1MDB and Malaysia's Ministry of Finance will assume responsibility for all future interest and principal payments under two bonds issued by 1MDB Group companies that are guaranteed by the Malaysian state fund and Abu Dhabi's International Petroleum Investment Co , IPIC said in a filing in London.

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