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Ford Ranger Raptor coming to Malaysia - KLIMS 2018

At long last, the much anticipated Ford Ranger Raptor will finally be launched in Malaysia, and it will make its grand appearance at the Kuala Lumpur International Motor Show this Friday, November 23, at the Malaysia International Trade and Exhibition Centre . There's not much left to say about the high-performance pick-up truck, really.



6 men arrested for assaulting and robbing cop

KOTA KINABALU: A police constable was robbed and assaulted by six men near a bank along Jalan Gaya on Friday night , just a day after reporting for duty at the district police headquarters here. Kota Kinabalu police chief Asst Comm Habibi Majinji said the men, aged between 20 and 37, were arrested separately between 7.30am and 2pm Saturday to facilitate investigations into the case.



Coronary heart patients in Malaysia younger than in developed countries

KUALA LUMPUR, Nov 19 The average age of coronary heart patients in Malaysia is 59, which is much younger compared with the developed countries, said Deputy Prime Minister Datuk Seri Dr Wan Azizah Wan Ismail. She said based on the age range of coronary heart patients in Malaysia, they were five to six years younger with those having the disease in the developed countries.



Former minister Anifah Aman keeps Kimanis parliamentary seat after election petition thrown out

KOTA KINABALU: Former Foreign Minister Datuk Seri Anifah Aman will get to keep his Kimanis parliamentary seat after the Election Court here threw out a petition filed by Parti Warisan Sabah candidate in GE14 Datuk Karim Bujang. Judge Supang Lian on Monday struck out the petition as the petitioner had failed to comply with Election Petition Rules on several issues including failing to put both the advance polling date of May 5 and the polling date on the petition.



College acquisitions sees UOW extend its Malaysian expansion

The University of Wollongong's expansion into Asia now officially includes the vibrant market of Malaysia. On Monday UOW acquired the university colleges of Malaysian private education provider KDU from long-standing Malaysian investment company Paramount Corporation Berhad .



Woman killed, 4 hurt after car crashes into diners at Malaysia restaurant

A police cordon at the area where the accident occurred in Taman Equine, Serdang on Sunday . SERDANG, Selangor: A woman was killed and at least four others were injured after a car ploughed into diners sitting outside a restaurant in the Malaysian state of Selangor on Sunday .



Zizi unfazed by - porn star' remarks from netizens

POPULAR local artiste Zizi Kirana is unfazed by comments from netizens who labelled her as similar to "a porn star", owing to frequent sexy postings in her Instagram account. The actress-cum-singer, who is well-known for her song Nak Ke Tak Nak Lepak Mamak, said she was not slighted by such comments.



Hakam supports ratification of ICERD, denounces recent threats of racial unrest

PETALING JAYA: National Human Rights Society has welcomed the Government's recent proposal to ratify the International Convention on the Elimination of All Forms of Racial Discrimination in Malaysia . In a statement on Sunday , Hakam's secretary-general Lim Wei Jiet said the society also supports Prime Minister Tun Dr Mahathir Mohamad's commitment to have prior consultations with all stakeholders so that any unfounded fears are allayed and to ensure that the integral facets of the Federal Constitution are upheld.



FAM offers 2,000 more tickets for Malaysia-Myanmar AFF Cup match

KUALA LUMPUR, Nov 18 The Football Association of Malaysia will sell an additional 2,000 tickets for Malaysia's final Group A match against Myanmar in the AFF Suzuki Cup championship at the National Stadium, Bukit Jalil this Saturday. FAM secretary-general Stuart Ramalingam said Harimau Malaya fans could get these additional RM20 tickets at selected Al-Ikhsan Sports branches from today.



Anwar calls out Baru Bian over unexplained absence at PKR Congress

SHAH ALAM: Works Minister and Sarawak PKR chief Baru Bian was one of the party leaders who was noticeable absent during the three-day PKR National Congress, with no reason given, says newly-installed president Datuk Seri Anwar Ibrahim. "Baru Bian, I don't know, he did not give a reason, that's why I called out this behaviour in my speech," Anwar said in a press conference after the Congress which ended earlier Sunday .



Setia SPICE records win at Malaysia Property Award 2018

KUALA LUMPUR, Nov 18 SP Setia Bhd's hybrid solar-powered convention centre, Setia SPICE, has won the Purpose Built category at the Malaysia Property Award 2018 held yesterday. President and Chief Executive Officer Datuk Khor Chap Jen said unlike other venues for meetings, incentives, conventions and exhibitions , Setia SPICE is a purpose-built, world-class facility that would present the general public an opportunity to get together for business, work and pleasure pursuits.



Foreigner nabbed for having fake IC, trying to bribe cops

Keningau: Police arrested a foreign man having a fake identity card and trying to bribe two on-duty civil servants at Jalan Apin-Apin, Thursday. Acting District Police Chief, ASP Lee Nyuk Kim said the 25-year-old labourer from Kampung Kerabot, Ansip, here, was arrested and remanded for investigation under Section 25 of the National Registration Regulations 1990 and Section 17 of the Malaysian Anti - Corruption Commission Act 2009.



IGP: Cops awaiting prosecutors' instruction over police reports filed by murdered Cradle CEO

KUALA LUMPUR : Police are still waiting for further instruction from the deputy public prosecutor's office on four police reports lodged by Cradle Fund Sdn Bhd chief executive officer Nazrin Hassan before he was found dead in a fire in his house on June 14. Inspector-General of Police Tan Sri Mohamad Fuzi Harun said the investigation paper had been submitted to the deputy public prosecutor and police are still waiting for further instruction. "However, all reports were withdrawn by the late Nazrin," he told reporters after attending a Cadet Inspector and Cadet Sergeant Basic Training Course passing out parade at Police Training Centre here Saturday .



Three cops arrested for drug possession following raid on cobbler's stall

KUALA LUMPUR: Three policemen were arrested along with five others for drug-related offences in Cheras here on Saturday . Cheras OCPD Asst Comm Mohamed Mokhsein Mohamed Zon said that a raid was conducted following a tip-off from the public.



Malaysia and Indonesia are bucking the global trend on democracy

Supporters of Mahathir Mohamad are seen outside the National Palace, a day after the general election in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia on May 10, 2018 [File: Athit Perawongmetha/Reuters] In October, Latin America's most populous nation, Brazil, elected as president Jair Bolsonaro , a former military man and historically fringe, far-right senator known for his pro-gun, pro-torture views. In 1999, he told Brazilian television, "Elections won't change anything in this country.



Hospital employee in Malaysia attacks supervisor with machete over appraisal dispute

LIMBANG, Sarawak: A 31-year-old hospital administrative assistant has been detained for attempting to attack his supervisor with a machete over a performance appraisal dispute. Limbang police chief Supt Mohd Bukhori Saffai said the suspect, who works at Limbang Hospital, was detained after his supervisor, a 34-year-old woman, lodged a police report.



To mark 50-year diplomatic ties, Hungary wants cooperation agreements with Malaysia

Kuala Lumpur: Hungary hopes to ink several cooperation agreements next year with Malaysia to commemorate their 50-year diplomatic ties. Hungarian Ambassador to Malaysia, Attila Kali said economic, science and technology, as well as agricultural cooperation were among the highlights sought by Budapest in the cooperation agreements with Putrajaya.





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