KUALA LUMPUR: The High Court will hear an appeal next month by a unit trust agent against his 48-year jail sentence for more than 600 counts of sexually abusing and sodomising his 15-year-old daughter.
PETALING JAYA: Umno's Datuk Seri Johari Ghani says he is being targeted by certain members of his own party who have gone to the extent of working with the Opposition to carry out a smear campaign against him.
GEORGE TOWN: Barisan Nasional has fired the first salvo in the poster war in Penang, with several posters criticising Chief Minister Lim Guan Eng appearing along Carnavon Street here on Tuesday (March 20).
KOTA KINABALU: A man was killed while two others were seriously injured in an accident at the Telipok Ria roundabout here.
GEORGE TOWN: Despite the uncertainty of whether he will defend his seat in the general election, Bukit Bendera MP Zairil Khir Johari says his hands are full.
Local news in brief.
JOHOR BARU: The Gunung Berlumut recreational area in Kluang was ordered to close after two children contracted leptospirosis (rat urine disease) there.
PUTRAJAYA: There should be no issue about Malaysian palm oil entering the European Union market when all plantations and mills are certified for sustainability by the end of 2019, says Datuk Seri Mah Siew Keong.
TUMPAT: The Siamese community living near the largest “sleeping Buddha” at Wat Phothivihan here is praying for more development in the area.
KOTA KINABALU: Multiracial Parti Warisan Sabah remains open to talks with Parti Cinta Sabah (PCS) which unilaterally pulled out from seat negotiations and teamed up with Parti Kerjasama Anak Sabah to open a third Opposition front.