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Two Friends jailed for Robbery, impersonating Immigration Officers

KUALA LUMPUR, Sept 20 (Bernama) - Two friends were sentenced to eight and seven years' jail by the Sessions Court today after being found guilty of two charges of committing gang robbery and impersonating Immigration officers, last year.
Date: 20 September 2017; Type: Legal News; Source: Bernama

Jerantut Forest Officer gets Jail, RM15,000 Fine for Graft

KUANTAN, Sept 20 (Bernama) - The Sessions Court here sentenced a Jerantut district forest officer to three months' jail and a fine of RM15,000 after he pleaded guilty to five alternative charges of accepting bribes amounting to RM340,000 from a logging company since July 2016.
Date: 20 September 2017; Type: Legal News; Source: Bernama

Tree Cutter gets Six Years Jail, Whipping for robbing Water Company Worker

KUALA LUMPUR, Sept 20 (Bernama) - A tree cutter was sentenced to six years jail and a stroke of the cane by the Ampang Sessions Court here today after being found guilty of robbing a Myanmar national, who was carrying out water pipe maintenance works.
Date: 20 September 2017; Type: Legal News; Source: Bernama

11 Indonesian Pirates jailed for hijacking Oil Tanker

KUALA TERENGGANU, Sept 20 (Bernama) - Eleven Indonesian citizens were sentenced to 16 years' jail each, with six of them to be given five strokes of the cane, by two Sessions Court here today after they pleaded guilty to hijacking an oil tanker in the waters off Terengganu early this month.
Date: 20 September 2017; Type: Legal News; Source: Bernama

Man fined RM1,000 for offering Sex to Cop

KUALA LUMPUR, Sept 20 (Bernama) - A man who was dressed like a lady was fined RM1,000, in default three months' jail, by the Magistrate's Court here today for offering sex service to a policeman, two days ago.
Date: 20 September 2017; Type: Legal News; Source: Bernama

Unemployed Man jailed 25 Months for Theft, disposing off Stolen Item

PETALING JAYA, Sept 20 (Bernama) - An unemployed man was sentenced to 25 months' jail by the Magistrate's Court here today after he pleaded guilty to theft and disposing off several units of stolen vehicle components last week.
Date: 20 September 2017; Type: Legal News; Source: Bernama

Bank Officer fined for Threatening to lit Petrol Station

PETALING JAYA, Sept 20 (Bernama) - A bank officer was fined RM4,500, in default four months' jail, by the Magistrate's Court here today for threatening to set fire to a petrol station.
Date: 20 September 2017; Type: Legal News; Source: Bernama

Former Store Keepers jailed, fined RM10,000 for Bribery

ALOR SETAR, Sept 19 (Bernama) - Two former store keepers were sentenced to a day's jail and fined RM10,000 each, in default six months' jail, by the Sessions Court here today for bribing a National Anti-Drug Agency (AADK) assistant two years ago.
Date: 19 September 2017; Type: Legal News; Source: Bernama

Government to study Best Practices in Management of Cyber Crime against Children

KUALA LUMPUR, Sept 16 (Bernama) - Minister in the Prime Minister's Department Datuk Seri Azalina Othman has recently paid a working visit to the United States to learn about the best practices in the management of cyber crime against children, including those relating to child pornography and sexual exploitation.
Date: 16 September 2017; Type: Legal News; Source: Bernama

Court maintains Ex School Canteen Helper's Sentence

PUTRAJAYA, Sept 15 (Bernama) - The Court of Appeal today maintained the 15 months' imprisonment and RM4,000 fine on a 53-year-old former school canteen helper for outraging the modesty of a 12-year-old school boy by hugging and kissing him on the lips three years ago.
Date: 15 September 2017; Type: Legal News; Source: Bernama

11 Years behind Bars, whipping for Mechanic

PETALING JAYA, Sept 15 (Bernama) - A mechanic was sentenced to 11 years jail and five strokes of the cane after being found guilty by the Session's Court here today of robbing a cashier of RM500 while armed with a screwdriver at a cyber centre.
Date: 15 September 2017; Type: Legal News; Source: Bernama

Court enhances Jail Sentence on Rohingya who harboured Migrants

PUTRAJAYA, Sept 15 (Bernama) - A Rohingya UNHCR (United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees) refugee returns to jail today, as the Court of Appeal enhanced his jail sentence to five years for harbouring 20 Bangladeshi and Myanmar migrants smuggled into the country.
Date: 15 September 2017; Type: Legal News; Source: Bernama

Illegal Farm Operator gets Jail, Fine for Bribery

KUANTAN, Sept 14 (Bernama) - An illegal flower farm operator in Cameron Highlands was sentenced to one day in jail and RM10,000 fine by the Sessions Court here today for offering a RM2,000 bribe to a National Security Council enforcement officer two years ago.
Date: 14 September 2017; Type: Legal News; Source: Bernama

Moroccan Tourist fined RM1,000 for biting Woman's Hand

KUALA LUMPUR, Sept 13 (Bernama) - A Moroccan tourist who bit and injured the right hand of a salon owner because she was disappointed about the colour of her dyed hair was fined RM1,000 in default two months' jail by the Magistrate's Court here today.
Date: 13 September 2017; Type: Legal News; Source: Bernama

Rohingya Man jailed for attempting Suicide

KUALA LUMPUR, Sept 13 (Bernama) - A Rohingya man who gave up on life and wanted to set himself ablaze in a show of protest over the killings of the Rohingya ethnic in Myanmar was sentenced to three months' jail by the Magistrate's Court here today for attempting suicide.
Date: 13 September 2017; Type: Legal News; Source: Bernama

Physical Sexual Assault: 14-Year-Old Tahfiz Student ordered Sent for Rehabilitation

KUALA LUMPUR, Sept 13 (Bernama) - The Ampang Magistrate's Court here today ordered a 14-year-old student of a Tahfiz (religious) school to be sent to Asrama Sentosa, a moral rehabilitation hostel in Sentul, for a year for committing physical sexual assault on a six-year-old school mate.
Date: 13 September 2017; Type: Legal News; Source: Bernama

Gang-Robbery: Jail, Whipping for Two Friends

PETALING JAYA, Sept 13 (Bernama) - Two friends were sentenced to five years jail and given three strokes of the cane each by the Sessions Court here today for robbing a woman at a car park of a shopping centre here.
Date: 13 September 2017; Type: Legal News; Source: Bernama

Cleaner fined for offering Sex Services to Policeman

KUALA LUMPUR, Sept 12 (Bernama) - An Indian national was fined RM1,000 in default three month's jail by the Magistrate's Court here today for offering sex to a policeman.
Date: 12 September 2017; Type: Legal News; Source: Bernama

Nigerian Woman fined RM1,500 for offering Sex to Cop

KUALA LUMPUR, Sept 12 (Bernama) - A Nigerian woman was fined RM1,500, in default two months' jail, by the Magistrate's Court here today for offering sex to a policeman.
Date: 12 September 2017; Type: Legal News; Source: Bernama

Run amok at Police Station, Mechanic jailed

PETALING JAYA, Sept 11 (Bernama) - A mechanic who went amok at a canteen of a district police headquarters last Saturday was sentenced to three months' jail by the Magistrate's Court here today for the offence.
Date: 11 September 2017; Type: Legal News; Source: Bernama

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ASEAN, Dialogue Partners hope for End of Marawi Conflict Soon

MANILA - The ASEAN member states and its dialogue partners are hoping that the more than three-month fighting in Marawi be resolved soon.

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ASEAN Public Relations strengthen Regional Structure

Badung, Bali (ANTARA News) - Public relations and communication are keys to obtain public understanding and participation in order to strengthen the regional organization's position at the global level, Director General of Public Information and Communication at the Ministry of Communications and Information Technology, Rosarita Niken Widiastuti, stated here on Wednesday.

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Budget 2018: 13,837 Ideas, Proposals from the Public received

KUALA LUMPUR, Sept 20 (Bernama) - Datuk Seri Najib Tun Razak said today that 13,837 ideas and proposals were received through the Budget 2018 'crowdsourcing' campaign carried out for 15 days from Sept 4 to 18.

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Malaysia-Thailand to ink MoU on Security Cooperation

BANGKOK, Sept 20 (Bernama) - There will be closer security cooperation between Malaysia and Thailand with the establishment of a Joint Committee on Security Cooperation, according to a cabinet resolution document released by the Thai government.

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EPF to boost Investments in Shariah-Compliant Private Equity Funds

KUALA LUMPUR, Sept 19 (Bernama) - The Employees Provident Fund (EPF) is prepared to increase its investments in shariah-compliant private equity (PE) funds, said its Investment Deputy Chief Executive Officer, Datuk Mohamad Nasir Ab Latif.

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BNM seeks More Focused Delivery of Mandates under Malaysian Development Financial Institutions

KUALA LUMPUR, Sept 19 (Bernama) - Bank Negara Malaysia (BNM) is planning to work with the leadership of local financial institutions and other stakeholders in government to address a more focused delivery of mandates under the Malaysian Development Financial Institutions.

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Renewal Application for Special Scheme expiring 31st March 2018 onwards

Renewal application shall be made six months prior to the expiry date and must be submitted two months before the expiry date​.

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MTUC urges Local Authorities to take Stern Action against Illegal Premises

BUTTERWORTH, Sept 18 (Bernama) - The Malaysian Trades Union Congress (MTUC) has called on local authorities to take strict legal action against illegal buildings or premises, particularly educational institutions.

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ASEAN enhances Coordination to tackle Cyber Threats

SINGAPORE, Sept 18 (Bernama) - ASEAN member states have agreed on the importance of enhancing coordination to ensure that its cybersecurity efforts across various platforms in countering increasingly sophisticated cyber threats are focused, effective and in synergy with one another.

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UPNM Cadet Murder Case transferred to High Court

KUALA LUMPUR, Sept 15 (Bernama) - The case involving six Universiti Pertahanan Nasional Malaysia (UPNM) students who are accused of murdering their fellow Navy cadet officer Zulfarhan Osman Zulkarnain and other related charges has been transferred to the High Court.

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Mega Malaysia-US Trade Deals to be positive in the Medium to Long-term

KUALA LUMPUR, Sept 15 (Bernama) - Mega bilateral trade deals concluded between Malaysia and the United States (US) during Prime Minister Datuk Seri Najib Tun Razak's just-concluded visit to the latter is poised to be very positive for the country's economy in the medium- to-long-term, says an economist.

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Mida approves RM1.3 Bln DISF Grant till July 2017

SUNGAI PETANI, Sept 14 (Bernama) - The Malaysian Investment Development Authority (Mida) has approved grants totalling RM1.3 billion under the Domestic Investment Strategic Fund (DISF) since the fund was established in July 2012 until July this year.

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