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Muhyiddin meets S'pore minister on decriminalisation of drug addiction

KUALA LUMPUR: Malaysia and Singapore have met to discuss several issues, including the decriminalisation of drug addiction.

Ranau Health Dept official arrested for allegedly handing out fake health cards

KOTA KINABALU: A Health Department official in Ranau district has been arrested for allegedly illegally processing and handing out health cards to food handlers in the area.

Datuk Zaini Jass (second left) showing reporters the fake department stamp and dubious health cards.

Retired cops: Give judges discretion to mete out death penalty

PETALING JAYA: A group of retired senior police officers want the government to only abolish provisions of law stipulating mandatory death sentence.

Respa calls on govt to clear the air over abolishment of death penalty

PETALING JAYA: The Retired Senior Police Officers Association of Malaysia (Respa) has called on the government to "clear the air" over the status of implementing the abolishment of the death penalty.

Govt to table Bill to repeal mandatory death penalty in October

SANDAKAN (Bernama): A Bill to repeal the mandatory death penalty is expected to be tabled in Parliament in October once the government decides on appropriate prison terms for 11 serious criminal offences.

Four Britons held in China

Shanghai: Four Britons have been arrested in an eastern China province, the British embassy said, two days after Chinese police announced a drug bust there involving 16 foreigners.

Ex-convict charged with stabbing Arizona teen to death over rap music

PHOENIX (Reuters) - A newly released ex-convict who stabbed a teenager to death at an Arizona convenience store on Independence Day, later telling police he had felt threatened by the boy's rap music, was charged with first-degree murder on Tuesday.

Sweden rejects China's request to extradite former official

STOCKHOLM (Reuters) - Sweden has decided not to extradite a man wanted by Beijing on suspicion of having embezzled millions of dollars due to the risk that the former Chinese official would face persecution, a Swedish court said on Tuesday.

Golden Dawn loses its lustre as Greeks reject militant far-right

ATHENS (Reuters) - The far-right Golden Dawn party has failed to win a single seat in Greece's new parliament, an outcome political analysts said reflects a slow improvement in the country's fortunes after years of wrenching economic crisis.

Singapore’s double-murder trial: Accused visited sex forum 132 times on eve of killings

SINGAPORE (ANN): A day before he strangled his pregnant wife and four-year-old daughter, former property agent Teo Ghim Heng visited an online sex forum 132 times.

Teo Ghim Heng was a frequent visitor of the Sammyboy Forum in the weeks leading to the killings of his pregnant wife and four-year-old daughter.ST PHOTO: KUA CHEE SIONG.