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RM390,425 lost in welfare aid assistance scam last year

KUCHING, April 22 (Bernama) -- Losses amounting to RM390,425 was recorded involving welfare aid scam cases last year.

First witness insists not knowing "Peter Chew" as Soh Chee Wen

By Massita Ahmad

SINGAPORE, April 22 (Bernama) – The first tranche of the trial over 2013 penny stock crash continued today with the first witness Ng Kit Kiat insisting of not knowing the accused person “Peter Chew” as John Soh or Soh Chee Wen, whom the former described as “very, very, very good in the stock market.”

High-powered motorcycles boost PDRM's crime-fighting efforts

PETALING JAYA, April 22 (Bernama) -- The use of motorcycles, especially high-powered ones will boost efforts of the Royal Malaysia Police (PDRM) to enforce the law and fight crime.

Cultivation of fragrant rice in KADA - Salahuddin

KUALA LUMPUR, April 22 (Bernama) - The Kemubu Agriculture Development Authority (KADA) in Kelantan will oversee the pilot project for the cultivation of fragrant rice, said Agriculture and Agro-based Industry Minister Datuk Salahuddin Ayub.

Two contractors held for making false claims over RM1.7 million

JOHOR BAHRU, April 22 (Bernama) -- The Malaysian Anti-Corruption Commission (MACC) today detained two owners of contracting companies for allegedly submitting false claims amounting to more than RM1.7 million to the Pasir Gudang Municipal Council (MPPG), three years ago.

Shafee fails to get Sri Ram's appointment letter, recusal as lead prosecutor

KUALA LUMPUR,  April 22 (Bernama) -- Lawyer Tan Sri Muhammad Shafee Abdullah failed in his applications to obtain the appointment letter of Datuk Seri Gopal Sri Ram as senior deputy public prosecutor and also to recuse the former Federal Court judge from leading the prosecution team in his money laundering case.

Internet connectivity to be listed as utility - Gobind

KUALA LUMPUR, April 22 (Bernama) -- The Communications and Multimedia Ministry is in the process of proposing that Internet connectivity be listed as utility, just like water and electricity supplies.