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Key Islamic State Militant Believed Killed in Southern Philippines.

Philippine military officials say a top Islamic State militant is believed to have been killed by government forces who liberated the southern city of Marawi earlier this week. Malaysian-born Mahmud Ahmad was among a group of 20 militants killed in a gun battle early Monday. A military spokesman says it is confident Ahmad ...

- Voice of America - US

Hacked personal details of millions of Malaysian citizens allegedly for sale online.

Malaysian technology website Lowyat reported that the files were offered for sale by an unknown user of its forums.

- IBTimes.co.uk - UK

Malaysia negotiating with US firm to resume MH370 hunt.

KUALA LUMPUR, Oct 19 ― Malaysia is negotiating with a US firm to resume the hunt for missing flight MH370, a minister said today, in news welcomed by the widow of one of those who had been on board. The American company, Ocean Infinity as well...

- The Malay Mail - MY

Khalid: Jumpa Jacel Kiram, Nurul Izzah dianggap khianat.

KUALA LUMPUR, 19 Okt — Bekas Ketua Polis Negara Tan Sri Khalid Abu Bakar menyifatkan perbuatan Naib Presiden PKR Nurul Izzah Anwar berjumpa Jacel Kiram, anak perempuan Jamalul Kiram III, adalah satu pengkhianatan kerana wanita itu dianggap musuh...

- The Malay Mail - MY

Hotel assistant manager charged over offensive remarks against police.

KUALA LUMPUR, Oct 19 ― An assistant manager of a hotel pleaded not guilty in the Sessions Court here today to a charge of making offensive remarks against the police on his Facebook page, four months ago. Christopher Khor Chee Ning, 26, made...

- The Malay Mail - MY

Lawyer: Muslims testified no confusion or public disorder from Christians' 'Allah' use.

KUALA LUMPUR, Oct 19 ― Two local Malay-Muslims had separately testified that there was no confusion and no threat to public order arising from the use of the Arabic word Allah' by the local Bahasa Malaysia-speaking Christian community, the...

- The Malay Mail - MY

Malaysian Green's PGA Tour ambition shines bright after 66.

JEJU, Oct 19 — Young Malaysian Gavin Green gave his ambition to join US PGA Tour a huge boost today as he shot a first-round 66 to be tied second in the CJ Cup. Green is three shots adrift of leader Justin Thomas but one of five players on...

- The Malay Mail - MY

Nurul Izzah's meeting with Jacel Kiram tantamount to treason, ex-IGP says.

KUALA LUMPUR, Oct 19 ― Former Inspector-General of Police Tan Sri Khalid Abu Bakar told the High Court here today that PKR vice president Nurul Izzah Anwar meeting Jacel Kiram, the daughter of Jamalul Kiram III, was tantamount to treason because...

- The Malay Mail - MY

Public sector to undergo cloud adoption, PM says.

PUTRAJAYA, Oct 19 ― The Cloud First' Strategy will be introduced to the national agenda, starting with the public sector, as it is fundamental to an organisation's digital transformation, said Prime Minister Datuk Seri Najib Tun Razak....

- The Malay Mail - MY

Veteran actor Sony Abdullah dies aged 74.

KUALA LUMPUR, Oct 19 ― Veteran actor Datuk Abdullah Sani Ahmad, popularly known as Sony Abdullah, 74, died of old age at his residence in Selayang at 4.15pm today. His son, Fathorossoim Al-Sani Abdullah Sani, said his father's remains would...

- The Malay Mail - MY

Vida: Iqbal masih 'budak' untuk jadi calon suami.

KUALA LUMPUR, 19 Okt — Datuk Seri Hasmiza Othman menyifatkan pembantu peribadinya masih budak' untuk dijadikan calon suami. Hasmiza berkata walau ibu Ahmad Iqbal Zulkefli merestui namun tidak mudah baginya untuk menerima pemuda itu...

- The Malay Mail - MY

In Bumiputera Christian's constitutional challenge, court told 'Allah' not exclusive to Islam

KUALA LUMPUR, Oct 19 ― The Arabic word Allah' is not exclusive to Islam and is not a copyrighted word that non-Muslim communities cannot use, the High Court was told today. Lim Heng Seng, the lead counsel for his Bahasa Malaysia-speaking...

- The Malay Mail - MY

MACC arrests Shafie Apdal

KOTA KINABALU, Oct 19 ― The Malaysian Anti-Corruption Commission today arrested Datuk Seri Shafie Apdal as part of their investigation into the alleged embezzlement of rural development funds estimated at RM1.5 billion. The Parti...

- The Malay Mail - MY

Oops! Duterte says he has just 'finished the war in Malaysia'  

Eschewing soaring rhetoric, President Rodrigo Duterte last night tried one of his homespun straight-from-the-heart' talks on senior government leaders from different Asean countries who were gathered at the Conrad Hotel in Pasay City. The post Oops! Duterte says he has just 'finished the war in Malaysia'   appeared first ...

- Philippine Daily Inquirer - PH

Mahmud Ahmad is dead - Duterte

President Rodrigo Duterte confirmed that Malaysian Dr. Mahmud Ahmad, believed to be the financier of the Maute terrorist, was killed on Thursday afternoon. The post Mahmud Ahmad is dead - Duterte appeared first on Inquirer News.

- Philippine Daily Inquirer - PH

Philippines says 'big possibility' Malaysian militant leader killed

MARAWI CITY, Philippines - The Philippine military said on Thursday there was a "big possibility" that a top Malaysian militant tipped to become Islamic State's point man in Southeast Asia has been killed in a battle overnight.

- Reuters - US

Islamic State’s ‘emir’ in Asia possibly killed in Marawi battle, Philippine military says

The Philippine military said on Thursday there was a “big possibility” that a top Malaysian militant tipped to become Islamic State’s point man in Southeast Asia has been killed in an overnight battle. Thirteen rebels among the few dozen Islamic State loyalists holed up in the decimated heart of Marawi ...

- South China Morning Post - HK

Hockey Asia Cup Live: India vs Malaysia

Get live score updates of Hockey Asia Cup 2017 match between India and Malaysia on Times of India

- Times Of India - IN

Duterte to ASEAN leaders: Blast pirates out of our shipping lanes

President Rodrigo Duterte on Thursday said the piracy in the Malacca Strait needed to be stopped before it would affect trade in the region.

- GMA News - PH

Highest illicit financial outflows per capita from Malaysia

COMMENT | The unchecked spiral of illegal financial flows from the country needs urgent redress.

- Malaysiakini - MY

Malaysia in talks with US firm to resume MH370 search

Ocean Infinity has been approached to resume the search for the missing Malaysia Airlines flight.

- Malaysiakini - MY

Malaysia in talks with US firm to resume MH370 search

KUALA LUMPUR: Malaysia is negotiating with US-based seabed exploration firm Ocean Infinity to resume the search for the missing Malaysia Airlines flight MH370.

- BangkokPost - TH

Shafie arrives in Kota Kinabalu to give MACC statement

KOTA KINABALU, Oct 19 ― Datuk Seri Shafie Apdal arrived here today to a rousing welcome from supporters at the Kota Kinabalu International Airport amid fears of his arrest by anti graft investigators. Supporters arrived as early as 2pm,...

- The Malay Mail - MY

Peguam negara tubuh panel pantau siasatan kes bos SPRM

KUALA LUMPUR, 19 Okt ― Jabatan Peguam Negara telah menubuhkan pasukan petugas untuk memantau rapi siasatan terhadap Ketua Pesuruhjaya Suruhanjaya Pencegahan Rasuah Malaysia Tan Sri Dzulkifli Ahmad yang didakwa menjalin hubungan...

- The Malay Mail - MY

Malaysia Automotive Institute urges Budget 2018 to focus on auto sector

KUALA LUMPUR, Oct 19 ― The Malaysia Automotive Institute hopes the 2018 Budget will give focus to four pillars of the automotive sector, namely providing more jobs for locals, stimulating new businesses, funding for industry players and...

- The Malay Mail - MY

Tawar seks kepada polis, wanita 51 tahun didenda RM4,000

KUALA LUMPUR, 19 Okt — Seorang wanita tempatan berusia 51 tahun didenda RM4,000 atau empat bulan penjara oleh Majistret di sini hari ini kerana menawarkan perkhidmatan seks kepada seorang anggota polis di kaki lima sebuah kedai pakaian di sini,...

- The Malay Mail - MY

Bursa ends lower as China Q3 growth slows

KUALA LUMPUR, Oct 19 ― Bursa Malaysia continued to slide at close today, tracking most Asian bourses prompted by China's slightly slower economic growth in the third quarter, as investors also await new developments in the United States,...

- The Malay Mail - MY

Toichi Ishiyama named Honda Malaysia CEO

KUALA LUMPUR, Oct 19 ― Honda Malaysia Sdn Bhd has appointed Toichi Ishiyama as its new Managing Director and Chief Executive Officer , taking over from Katsuto Hayashi, effective Nov 1, 2017. Ishiyama is currently the President...

- The Malay Mail - MY

Shafie pledges to cooperate with MACC, asks to be 'fairly treated'

KOTA KINABALU, Oct 19 ― Datuk Seri Shafie Apdal said today he will cooperate with the Malaysian Anti-Corruption Commission in their probe into the misappropriation of rural development funds in Sabah involving RM1.5 billion. The...

- The Malay Mail - MY

Ringgit ends flat on mixed regional sentiment

KUALA LUMPUR, Oct 19 ― The ringgit ended flat against the US dollar today, despite moving higher earlier in the morning and as demand for the local unit moved sideways, influenced by mixed regional sentiment. At 6pm, the local unit stood...

- The Malay Mail - MY

Malaysia in talks with U.S. firm Ocean Infinity to resume MH370 search

KUALA LUMPUR - Malaysia is negotiating with U.S.-based seabed exploration firm Ocean Infinity to resume the search for the missing Malaysia Airlines flight MH370.

- Reuters - US

Philippines says 'big possibility' Malaysian militant leader killed

The Philippine military said on Thursday there was a "big possibility" that a top Malaysian militant tipped to become Daesh's point man in Southeast Asia has been killed in a battle overnight.

- The Daily Star - LB

Philippines says 'big possibility' Malaysian militant leader killed

MARAWI CITY, Philippines - The Philippine military said on Thursday there was a "big possibility" that a top Malaysian militant tipped to become Islamic State's point man in Southeast Asia has been killed in an overnight battle.

- Reuters - US

US company says it will find MH370 in new search, or cost is free

The Malaysian Government confirms it has chosen US company Ocean Infinity to begin a new search for MH370 after the seabed exploration company offered to look for the missing aircraft on a no-find, no-fee basis.

- ABC News - AU

Malaysian national arrested for smuggling foreign currency worth over Rs. 54 million

Oct 19, Colombo: A foreign national who attempted to smuggle foreign currency out of Sri Lanka was arrested at the Bandaranaike International Airport this morning, Sri Lanka Customs announced.

- ColomboPage.com - LK

How Facebook era made the monarchies of Malaysia, Brunei relevant again

Brunei’s Prince Abdul Mateen – 10th son of the Sultan Hassanal Bolkiah – has Hollywood movie star looks and an Instagram following larger than his country’s population. The Crown Prince of Johor, Tunku Ismail Sultan Ibrahim – an avid polo-player who heads Malaysia’s Football Association ...

- South China Morning Post - HK

Islamic State’s ‘emir’ in Asia possibly killed in overnight Marawi battle, Philippine military says

The Philippine military said on Thursday there was a “big possibility” that a top Malaysian militant tipped to become Islamic State’s point man in Southeast Asia has been killed in an overnight battle. Thirteen rebels among the few dozen Islamic State loyalists holed up in the decimated heart of Marawi ...

- South China Morning Post - HK

Dr M explains why M'sia can afford to scrap GST

If Putrajaya manages purse strings, then Malaysians will be spared from GST burden, says Dr M.

- Malaysiakini - MY

How did Malaysia lose its bid for a seat on the UNHRC?

MP SPEAKS | Government must explain the cost of failing to secure UN Human Rights Council seat to taxpayers.

- Malaysiakini - MY

Don't postpone debate on Act 355 bill, PAS tells Putrajaya

The bill has already been tabled so they must be no further postponements for debate, says PAS secretary-general.

- Malaysiakini - MY

Malaysian militant believed among fighters killed in Marawi

The Philippine military says a top Malaysian militant is believed to be among 13 Islamic State group-linked fighters killed overnight in clashes in the southern city of Marawi.

- FOX News - US

Malaysian militant believed among fighters killed in Marawi

Military progress in retaking the battle-scarred city has sparked hopes that hundreds of thousands of displaced residents could return home nearly five months after the militants began their siege.

- Stars and Stripes - US

Malaysian militant believed among fighters killed in Marawi

MARAWI, Philippines: A top Malaysian militant is believed to be among 13 Islamic State group-linked militants killed in fighting overnight in Marawi city in the southern Philippines, a military spokesman said Thursday, though his body hasn't been recovered yet.

- BangkokPost - TH

Malaysia Airlines CEO Quits to Return to Ryanair

Ryanair was obviously on the lookout for a safe pair of hands to help it though a difficult time. Bellew's decision looks like it will be a big loss for Malaysia Airlines and will mean it has to hunt for its third CEO in as many years. -Patrick Whyte

- Skift - US

YTL Corp, YTL Power announce boardroom changes

KUALA LUMPUR, Oct 19 — YTL Corporation Bhd and YTL Power International Bhd today announced boardroom changes after the demise of Tan Sri Dr Yeoh Tiong Lay. Yeoh, the founder of the YTL Group of Companies, was executive chairman of YTL...

- The Malay Mail - MY

Datuk 'minyak wangi' jawab Aeril isu RM100,000 lesap

KUALA LUMPUR, 19 Okt ― Ahli perniagaan lelaki yang didakwa menipu pelakon Aeril Zafrel dan isterinya telah menghubungi mereka tiga hari lalu. Datuk minyak wangi' itu menghantar mesej WhatsApp segala kebenaran terjawab tidak lama...

- The Malay Mail - MY

Hamid Apdal out on bail as MACC calls in older brother Shafie for questioning

KOTA KINABALU, Oct 19 ― Hamid Apdal, the youngest brother of Parti Warisan Sabah president Datuk Seri Shafie Apdal, was freed from the Malaysian Anti-Corruption Commission's custody this morning. Magistrate Stephanie Sherron Abbie...

- The Malay Mail - MY

KL shares turn negative at mid-morning

KUALA LUMPUR, Oct 19 ― Share prices on Bursa Malaysia turns negative at mid-morning, with the barometer FTSE Bursa Malaysia KLCI weighed down by selling in selected heavyweights, dealers said. At 11.12am, the FBM KLCI was 2.89...

- The Malay Mail - MY

Missing pastor taken away like in 'police operation', Suhakam inquiry told

KUALA LUMPUR, Oct 19 ― A witness testifying in a public inquiry into the disappearance of Pastor Raymond Koh described the latter's alleged abduction as resembling a police operation. Roeshan Celestine Gomez told the Human Rights Commission...

- The Malay Mail - MY

Adik kedua bekas menteri dibebas, kes seleweng RM1.5 bilion

KOTA KINABALU, 19 Okt ― Seorang daripada dua adik lelaki bekas menteri persekutuan yang ditahan Suruhanjaya Pencegahan Rasuah Malaysia bagi membantu siasatan berhubung penyelewengan dana pembangunan luar bandar di Sabah dibebaskan pada 10...

- The Malay Mail - MY

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