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Ex-IGP disagrees with govt decision to abolish death penalty, says referendum should have been done

KUALA LUMPUR: Former Inspector-General of Police (IGP) Tan Sri Abdul Rahim Noor disagrees with the government's decision to abolish the death penalty, adding that a referendum should have been conducted first.

Five injured after bus skids and lands on its side in Sandakan

KOTA KINABALU: Five people were injured after a public bus they were on skidded and landed on its side along Jalan Cecily in Sandakan at about 9.50am on Tuesday (Jan 15).

NGOs: Year Three textbook should teach boys and girls respect and consent, not victim-blaming

PETALING JAYA: "Appalled", "horrified" and "absolutely inappropriate" – that is how women and children's non-governmental groups are describing the Year Three Pendidikan Jasmani dan Kesihatan (Physical and Health Education) textbook that is said to be teaching boys and girls victim-blaming in sexual harassment incidents.

Two killed after bike carrying three people hit by lorry in Kuala Selangor

PETALING JAYA: A man and his seven-year-old nephew were killed after a motorcycle carrying three people was involved in an accident on Jalan Teluk Piah in Kuala Selangor on Tuesday (Jan 15).

March 8 hearing for PI Bala’s widow’s contempt of court application

KUALA LUMPUR (Bernama): The application for leave by the late private investigator P. Balasubramaniam's wife to initiate contempt of court proceeding against lawyer Tan Sri Muhammad Shafee Abdullah, Baling MP Datuk Seri Abdul Azeez Abdul Rahim and a medical doctor will be heard on March 8.

Businessman claims trial to charge of making fake GST claims amounting to RM19mil

IPOH: A businessman claimed trial to 224 counts of making fraudulent Goods and Services Tax (GST) claims amounting to RM19mil at a Sessions Court here.

PAS wants Pakatan govt to bring up RUU355

KOTA BARU (Bernama): The Kelantan state government wants the Federal Government to open discussions on the amendments to the Syariah Courts (Criminal Jurisdiction) Act 1965 (Act 355) which were brought to Parliament during the previous administration.

Rally in support of Sarawak's MA63 rights to be held on Saturday (Jan 19)

KUCHING: A rally to show support for Sarawak's rights under the Malaysia Agreement 1963 (MA63) will be held at Padang Merdeka here on Saturday (Jan 19).

Kelab Kesetiaan Sarawak chairman Abdul Halim Hamdian showing the t-shirt for the rally. ZULAZHAR SHEBLEE / THE STAR

Lorry driver fined RM6k for threatening ex-girlfriend, vandalising her car

KUALA LUMPUR: A 30-year-old lorry driver was fined RM6,000 in default of six months' jail by a magistrate's court here for threatening his ex-girlfriend and breaking her car windows and headlights.

Abdul Azeez and brother arrested by MACC (updated)

PUTRAJAYA: Umno supreme council member Datuk Seri Abdul Azeez Rahim and his brother Datuk Abdul Latiff Abdul Rahim were arrested and will be brought to court to face charges on Wednesday (Jan 16).