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Video of ruckus over EC officer with ballot paper is actually from 2013

PETALING JAYA: A viral video purportedly showing an Election Commission (EC) worker in possession of a ballot paper outside a polling station is actually from 2013.

Man was not forced to embrace Islam, says head imam

PETALING JAYA: There is no truth to the viral social media post of an Indian man who was forced to convert to Islam, says the head imam of a mosque in Putrajaya.

On April 18, the Facebook page of Tuanku Mizan Zainal Abidin mosque posted pictures and video of the conversion that took place on April 13.

EC confirms no dress code on polling day

PETALING JAYA: Voters do not have to dress according to government office attire to polling stations on May 9, the Election Commission (EC) has confirmed.

The viral message that has been circulating over the dress code.

Grieving widower victim of fake news

KOTA KINABALU: Semporna Umno committee member Datuk Abdul Hajan Gurimbang lost his wife of 30 years in an accident, postponed their daughter’s wedding and fell victim to fake news – all in a few days.

Happier times: Abdul Hajan with Rositah (centre) and Nurul Zafirah.

Police: 'Politician' with box of cash who died in accident is fake news

KOTA KINABALU: Police have rubbished a message making its rounds on social media, which alleges that a Sabah Barisan Nasional politician died in an accident and a huge pile of money was found inside his car.

Tan Seng Giaw denies issuing viral message about arrest of youths

KUALA LUMPUR: Incumbent Kepong MP Dr Tan Seng Giaw has denied issuing a message which claimed that Malaysian Chinese youths were arrested for making disparaging remarks against the government on social media.

Fake poster on free 5,000 bras goes viral

PETALING JAYA: A poster that claims 5,000 bras will be given for free at a school in Permatang Pauh, Penang, has gone viral on social media.

Remove fake news or I'll sue, Siti Nurhaliza warns portal

PETALING JAYA: Malaysian pop diva Datuk Seri Siti Nurhaliza Tarudin is threatening legal action against a news portal which fraudulently reported that she had been sued.

Promotion giving away flight vouchers is a scam, says AirAsia

PETALING JAYA: A so-called promotion giving away “$500” in flight vouchers is actually a scam, says AirAsia.

Suhakam firmly against Anti-Fake News Bill

PETALING JAYA: The Human Rights Commission of Malaysia (Suhakam) is not backing the Anti-Fake News Bill, saying it can be used to exert government control over the media.