KUALA LUMPUR: Police will initiate an investigation to determine if there is truth to claims that billionaire financier George Soros had funded operations of three Malaysian organisations, namely web news portal Malaysiakini, the Bersih movement and research group Merdeka Centre.
Inspector-General of Police Tan Sri Khalid Abu Bakar confirmed today that police will invest
KUANTAN: Pahang Mentri Besar Datuk Seri Adnan Yaakob said nearly 58% of the 3.59 million hectares of land in Pahang was still covered with forests.
He said the situation clearly demonstrated that despite the demands of rapid development and lack of financial resources, the state government was still able to maintain a high ratio of the state's natural treasures and greenery.
PUTRAJAYA: A German medical doctor and Singaporean diving coach were detained by the Malaysian Maritime Enforcement Agency (MMEA) for allegedly encroaching Malaysian territorial waters near the agency's Middle Rocks post in the Straits of Singapore last Saturday.
MMEA director-general Datuk Seri Ahmad Puzi Ab Kahar said the 49-year-old German and 29-year-old Singaporean were pick
PETALING JAYA: The Malaysian Aviation Commission (Mavcom) has revised the passenger service charges (PSC), or airport tax, in Malaysia, and introduced a new and lower PSC tier for travel to Asean countries effective Jan 1 next year.
The revised rates are: RM11 for domestic flights (up from RM6 at klia2 and RM9 at all other airports), and RM35 for flights to Asean countries from a
MADRID: Spain's conservative leader Mariano Rajoy was sworn in Monday for a second term as prime minister, bringing a close to 10 months of political limbo.
"I swear to faithfully fulfil the obligations of prime minister and to show loyalty to the king," Rajoy said with his hand on the Spanish constitution, at a ceremony attended by King Felipe VI and broadcast live on national t
ISTANBUL: Turkish police detained the editor-in-chief of the opposition newspaper Cumhuriyet on Monday, the latest move against the daily that has published revelations embarrassing for President Recep Tayyip Erdogan's government.
The newspaper said a dozen staff members were detained in early morning raids as part of a widening crackdown against opposition media which h
KUALA LUMPUR: PKR vice-president Mohd Rafizi Ramli was today ordered to pay RM200,000 in damages to National Feedlot Corporation Sdn Bhd (NFCorp) executive chairman Datuk Seri Dr Mohamad Salleh Ismail and his company for defaming them over the purchase of a property in KL Eco City, Bangsar.
High Court Judicial Commissioner Azizul Azmi Adnan made the decision after allowing Mohama