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Datuk, two others in RM40mil graft case released on bail

PUTRAJAYA: Three people, including a corporation chief executive with a "Datuk" title, who were remanded in a graft probe over the misappropriation of government funds amounting to RM40mil have been released on bail.

Subang MP confirms aides arrested in corruption probe

PETALING JAYA: PKR lawmaker Sivarasa Rasiah has confirmed that three aides, including his nephew, were arrested by the Malaysian Anti-Corruption Commission (MACC) for suspected corruption involving RM20,000.

Mandarin speaking JPJ officer receives excellence award

PETALING JAYA: The Perlis Road Transport Department (JPJ) officer whose Mandarin skills impressed netizens has received an excellence award by the Department.

23-year-old Nur Syafiqah Azaman received an award from JPJ director-general Datuk Shaharuddin Khalid on Thursday in recognition for her actions that helped promote the good name of the Department.

PM: Tahfiz schools must comply with safety recommendations or face shut down

KUALA LUMPUR: Tahfiz schools that fail to comply with fire safety recommendations within a certain time frame will be shut down, said Datuk Seri Najib Tun Razak.

Floods in Perlis worsen

ALOR SETAR: The flood situation in Perlis has worsened, with around 1000 people evacuated to flood relief centres in the state on Friday morning.

The 916 victims from 255 families were transferred to 13 flood relief centres in Padang Besar, Kangar and Arau.

TMJ meets with David Beckham

PETALING JAYA: Johor Crown Prince Tunku Ismail Sultan Ibrahim met with David Beckham and presented him with a Johor Darul Ta'zim (JDT) shirt bearing the former English football star's trademark No. 7.

Tunku Ismail (left) with David Beckham.

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Johor royal charged with drug offences

PETALING JAYA: A member of the Johor royal family was charged with three counts of taking methamphetamine and possessing similar drugs and ganja last June.

Traders set to cash in on GE14

PETALING JAYA: Parliament has yet to be dissolved and the general election date has not even been announced, but suppliers and printers of polls paraphernalia are already looking to cash in on the occasion.

KK Wetland gets Ramsar status

KOTA KINABALU: Numerous conservation efforts, including restricting visitors, are already being planned for the world’s first urban mangrove wetland to be internationally recognised for its importance.

National treasure: Masidi (right), Zainie (with beard) and former SWCS president Datuk Seri Tengku Zainal Adlin Tengku Mahamood (in light brown jacket) during a visit to the mangrove wetland.