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Thursday, May 27, 2010

'Special' security for council chief - theSun

by R. Nadeswaran
SHAH ALAM (May 26, 2010): The president of the Subang Jaya Municipal Council (MPSJ) enjoys a rare privilege only accorded to cabinet ministers. He has official security for his private home in Shah Alam – paid for by ratepayers.

MBPJ planning director to be transferred - The Star


PETALING JAYA: The Petaling Jaya City Council (MBPJ) planning director embroiled in the low-cost flat controversy will be transferred to the Shah Alam City Council next month.

RM6.5mil settlement for Temuans whose land was taken away - The Star


PUTRAJAYA: It took 14 years for 26 orang asli families, who had their land snatched away to make way for a highway, to see justice done — the Federal Court recorded a RM6.5mil landmark settlement.

Petrol prices could rise initial 15 sen per litre - The Malaysian Insider

KUALA LUMPUR, May 27 — The government could hike petrol prices by an initial 15 sen per litre from their current price at some stage this year under plans presented by a body advising the government on how to cut subsidies.

Tuesday, May 25, 2010

Boy's RM8mil gambling losses - The Star


PORT KLANG: A boy who went into high-stakes gambling at the age of 16 accumulated losses amounting to about RM8mil by the time he was 19.

Monday, May 24, 2010

Sex, bribes in banknote deals - The Edge

A RESERVE Bank currency firm was willing to supply prostitutes and pay bribes to win contracts, according to a federal police witness at the centre of Australia's most serious corruption investigation.

ISA only used as scare tactic, claims RPK - The Malaysian Insider

By Shannon Teoh

LONDON, May 23 — Twice-detained without charge or trial under the Internal Security Act (ISA), controversial blogger Raja Petra Kamarudin said yesterday that the law had outlived its usefulness.

Raja Petra Kamaruddin (RPK) in London - Malaysia Today

RPK dares Malaysia to fight him in UK - The Malaysian Insider

By Shannon Teoh

LONDON, May 23 — Fugitive blogger Raja Petra Kamarudin has thrown down the gauntlet to Malaysian authorities, challenging them to bring standing charges against him to the courts in the United Kingdom.

Sunday, May 23, 2010

PAS mulls nominating non-Muslims as senators - The Malaysian Insider

By Shazwan Mustafa Kamal
KLANG, May 23 — PAS is considering nominating non-Muslims as Senators in the Dewan Negara, and as candidates in the next general election.

Felda trader put off by Jakim's 'discrimination' in issuing Halal logo

KUALA LUMPUR, May 21: A small-time food manufacturer in a Felda settlement has complained about discrimination by the Islamic Development Department (Jakim) over the issuance of the 'Halal' certificate.
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