Category Archives: Here and There

‘Raja Bomoh’ says sorry, admits wrongdoing in fake rituals

Ibrahim first attracted international attention with his antics during Malaysia’s Flight MH370 crisis. — Reuters pic KUALA LUMPUR, April 25 — Self-declared “Raja Bomoh” Ibrahim Mat Zain today gave up his title as Shaman King and apologised to Muslims worldwide … Continue reading

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RH Group founder’s health in question after stroke rumours

Tiong Hiew King SIBU: The health of Malaysian tycoon Tan Sri Tiong Hiew King has been a concern after he was rumoured to have been hospitalised in Singapore for a stroke. Attempts to contact his brothers Datuk Thai King, who … Continue reading

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100% penalty from next year for income tax dodgers

KUALA LUMPUR: Beginning Jan 1 next year, the Inland Revenue Board (IRB) will impose a 100% penalty on the tax of individuals and companies dodging payment or filing incorrect income tax returns.   IRB chief executive officer Datuk Sabin Samitah … Continue reading

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Married Muslim woman and her non-Muslim lover nabbed

 PETALING JAYA: A married Muslim woman was caught naked with her non-Muslim lover in a hotel room by officers of the Terengganu Religious Affairs Department (JHEAT) early today. English daily The Star, quoted a news report from Metro, that the … Continue reading

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Siti Kasim gets death threats, branded ‘destroyer’ of Muslim faith after online interview

© The human rights lawyer said the death threats came after a fundamentalist Malay-language portal published an article that she said had ‘manipulated’ her interview with Chinese-language portal. — Picture… KUALA LUMPUR, March 22 — Lawyer Siti Kasim has lodged … Continue reading

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German ‘beggar’ leading the high life in Malaysia now

PETALING JAYA: It isn’t every day one sees a disabled German man, down on his luck in a foreign land, begging for a few bucks here and there to ease his misery. And being mostly compassionate at heart, most locals … Continue reading

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Hisham: No war with North Korea yet, but we’re ready

 KUALA LUMPUR: Malaysia is prepared for the possibility of war with North Korea, the defence minister said today. Speaking on the likelihood of armed conflict amid deteriorating diplomatic ties with the communist state, Hishammuddin Hussein said it had not yet … Continue reading

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