May 20

Dr M disputes RoS letter on Bersatu chairmanship, says won post uncontested after resigning

Tun Dr Mahathir Mohamad has disputed today the recent Registrar of Societies (RoS) letter which affirmed his resignation as chairman of Parti Pribumi Bersatu Malaysia. The Malay Mail reports: Through his lawyers Mohamed Haniff Khatri Abdulla, Dr Mahathir explained that even as he had resigned, he has been announced as the party chairman after he […]

May 16

‘This is a lie’ – Ex-AG insists never agreed to settlement with Riza Aziz

Former attorney-general Tommy Thomas described claims that he agreed to a settlement with Riza Abdul Aziz over money laundering charges related to 1MDB funds as a “lie”. MalaysiaKini reports: He said this in response to the MACC, which in a statement on May 14, said the prosecution’s move to apply for a discharge not amounting […]

May 15

Three origin points detected in fire at Cradle Fund CEO’s house, court told

The High Court was today told that three fire origins were detected in the fire that broke out at the home of Cradle Fund chief executive officer (CEO) Nazrin Hassan about two years ago. The Malay Mail reports: Malaysian Fire and Rescue Department director (Fire Safety) Edwin Galan Teruki, who is the 20th prosecution witness, […]

May 13

Covid-19: 396 passengers on two AirAsia KL-Tawau flights told to get tested

A total of 396 passengers who flew on two AirAsia Kuala Lumpur-Tawau flights have been told get tested again for Covid-19 immediately after six passengers tested positive for the disease. The Star reports: Tawau Area 2 health officer Dr Suzalinna Sulaiman urged passengers of AirAsia flight AK5742 on May 1 and AK5740 on May 4 […]

May 12

Dine-in at eateries allowed in Selangor beginning tomorrow

Dine-in at eateries will be allowed in Selangor, beginning tomorrow, said Menteri Besar Datuk Seri Amirudin Shari. The Sun Daily reports: However he said, customers at the eateries including restaurants, food courts, covered stalls and kiosks must comply with the social distancing regulation. He said food outlet operators are allowed to fully operate, including for […]

May 12

Ismail Sabri: Barbers making house-calls ‘news to me’, not allowed

Senior Minister Datuk Seri Ismail Sabri Yaakob today appeared surprised when asked about barbers providing haircut services privately at homes of certain VIPs, adding that such services are still not allowed. The Malay Mail reports: In a press conference today, the Defence Minister said, “This is news to me. I myself didn’t get the news […]

May 11

Johor cops to apply for longer remand for Patrick Teoh, claim he is uncooperative

Johor police will apply to extend the remand order against former radio personality and actor Patrick Teoh who is currently under investigation for insulting the state’s Crown Prince Tunku Ismail Sultan Ibrahim after he refused to cooperate with police. The MalayMail reports: Johor police chief Datuk Ayob Khan Mydin Pitchay said the suspect was uncooperative […]