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Give update on sex video implicating Malaysian minister Azmin, IGP and AG Chambers urged

PETALING JAYA – It is about time the police or the Attorney-General’s chambers give an update on investigations into a sex video allegedly implicating Economics Affairs Minister Datuk Seri Azmin Ali, says Haniff Khatri. Haniff, who is Prime Minister’s Tun Dr Mahathir Mohamad’s legal adviser said it has been five months since the video was shared […]

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Driver who filmed PM Lee’s son fined $900 and disqualified from driving for using phone on the road

SINGAPORE – The driver who took videos of Prime Minister Lee Hsien Loong’s son while giving him a lift home was fined $900 and disqualified from driving for eight months for a traffic offence. Andrew Sim Kay Yong, 32, persuaded Mr Li Yipeng, 37, to get in his car. He then drove off and began […]

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Azmin: Meeting with Umno MPs nothing out of the ordinary

KUALA LUMPUR – Amid the many raised eyebrows over his get-together with Umno MPs, PKR deputy president Datuk Seri Azmin Ali described the meeting as nothing out of the ordinary. “It is not something extraordinary which we should hype about. “I meet with many people everyday,” he said yesterday. Referring to the Monday night meeting with […]

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Hose reel cabinets at Bukit Batok HDB block were padlocked to prevent vandalism: Jurong-Clementi Town Council

SINGAPORE – Jurong-Clementi Town Council clarified on Thursday (Nov 14) that hose reel cabinets at Block 210A, Bukit Batok Street 21, where a fire erupted on Nov 1, were padlocked due to previous cases of vandalism. The Singapore Civil Defence Force (SCDF) issued a warning to the town council after its officers were unable to […]

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Overload caused KTM server crash

KUALA LUMPUR – KTM Bhd (KTMB) attributed “overwhelming demand” for ETS tickets that caused its ticketing servers to crash on Monday, frustrating tens of thousands of commuters. The deluge, according to KTMB chief executive officer Datuk Kamarulzaman Zainal, came from the combination of demand associated with year-end school holidays, Christmas, Chinese New Year and Thaipusam, all […]

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Worker falls to his death at Shaw Plaza in Balestier Road

SINGAPORE – An Indian national fell to his death while carrying out housekeeping works on Thursday (Nov 14), the Ministry of Manpower (MOM) said on Saturday. MOM said the 30-year-old man went through a partition board, falling from level 1 to basement 1 at 360 Balestier Road – the address for Shaw Plaza. The worker, […]

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Thanks to Malaysia Airlines, Miss World Malaysia leaves with all her bags

PETALING JAYA – Miss World Malaysia Alexis Sueann Seow is off to London with all her eight bags in tow – thanks to Malaysia Airlines. The 24-year-old was in a quandary as she could not find any sponsor to pick up her baggage tab for the Miss World 2019 pageant scheduled in London on Dec […]

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Police defend anti-molestation posters after Aware criticism

SINGAPORE – The Singapore Police Force has come out to defend a series of crime prevention posters warning against outrage of modesty after the posters were called out for being insensitive to molest victims. The posters, which are displayed across the public transport network, feature the hand of a man seemingly about to molest a […]

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Conflicting 1MDB financial statements removed

KUALA LUMPUR – Two conflicting versions of the 1Malaysia Development Bhd (1MDB) financial statements for the year 2014 were among four issues removed from the 1MDB audit report. Former Chief Secretary to the Government Tan Sri Ali Hamsa, who was reading his witness statement at the Public Accounts Committee (PAC) trial involving Datuk Seri Najib Razak […]

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Personal mobility aid rider taken to hospital after accident with taxi

SINGAPORE – An elderly personal mobility aid (PMA) rider was taken to hospital after his device collided with a taxi in Choa Chu Kang on Saturday (Nov 16). The police said they were alerted to the accident, which occurred at the junction of Choa Chu Kang Way and Choa Chu Kang Avenue 1, at 3.53pm […]

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