Tuesday, 19 June 2018

Tag Archives: KUALA LUMPUR

Malaysia jails first person under fake news law

AFP KUALA LUMPUR: A Danish man was jailed for a week in Malaysia after pleading guilty to breaking a law against “fake news”, the first person to be punished under the controversial legislation. The law, passed in early April, makes the deliberate dissemination of false information punishable by up to ...

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Asia Cup 2018 shifted from India to UAE

KUALA LUMPUR: The Asian Cricket Council (ACC) on Tuesday moved the venue of the Asia Cup 2018 from India to Dubai citing reservations of the Pakistan Cricket Board (PCB). PCB Chairman Najam Sethi headed the annual meeting of the ACC in Kuala Lumpur, during which it was decided that the ...

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Malaysia to end missing plane search by June

KUALA LUMPUR: A Malaysian official says the search for Malaysia Airlines Flight 370 by a US company will likely end in June, as families of passengers marked the fourth anniversary of the plane’s disappearance with renewed hope that the world’s biggest aviation mystery will be solved. Malaysia in January inked ...

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Malaysia court acquits Australian woman of drug trafficking

KUALA LUMPUR: An Australian woman was found not guilty Wednesday of trafficking 1.5 kilograms (3.3 pounds) of crystal meth at Kuala Lumpur’s airport three years ago, avoiding a possible death sentence. Maria Elvira Pinto Exposto, 54, was exonerated after Judge Ghazali Cha of the Shah Alam High Court said he ...

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Samsung boss arrested in South Korea’s explosive corruption scandal

KUALA LUMPUR: Samsung’s de facto head, Lee Jae-yong, was arrested in Seoul on Friday morning on charges of bribery over his alleged role in an explosive corruption scandal that has riveted South Korea. The 48-year-old heir apparent to the Samsung empire was taken into custody after the courts, which had ...

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