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PUTRAJAYA- A managing director of a company with the title of 'Datuk' was ordered to be released by Magistrate Court here Tuesday after being held in remand for four days to facilitate investigations into 1Malaysia Development Bhd (1MDB).

Magistrate Nik Isfahanie Tasnim Wan Ab Rahim granted the release of the 48-year-old man, the fourth of five individuals who had been held under remand over the 1MDB probe, on a Malaysian Anti-Corruption Commission (MACC) bail of RM100,000-RM20,000 of it in cash and the remaining RM80,000 as oral assurance from two sureties.

The prosecution was led by Deputy Public Prosecutor Ahmad Sazalie Abdul Khairi.

The 'Datuk' was arrested to facilitate in the probe under Section 17 (a) of the MACC Act 2009.

He was detained at the MACC office at 7 pm on Friday.

As of today, MACC had detained five individuals to facilitate the investigation into 1MDB and four of them have been released on MACC bail.

On Friday, a 39-year-old director of a construction company, who was the first individual hauled up to facilitate the investigation, was released on a MACC bail of RM100,000 with RM20,000 of it in cash and RM80,000 as oral assurance by two sureties.

On

PETALING JAYA: Tan Sri Abdul Gani Patail’s (pic) tenure as the Attorney-General was terminated with effect Monday due to health reasons. 

Announcing this Tuesday, Chief Secretary to the Government Tan Sri Ali Hamsa said Gani Patail was replaced by former Federal Court judge Tan Sri Mohamed Apandi Ali with immediate effect.

-The Star Online

JERANTUT- The aggressive logging activity carried out in Ulu Tembeling over the past three years had threatened the development of eco-tourism in Kuala Tahan National Park, including the habitat of various types of fresh water fish in Sungai Pengau and Sungai Lau.

Despite the fact that the activity was legally permitted, it had nonetheless caused the two rivers, which are also the sources of water in Pahang, to be badly polluted, to the extent of destroying the habitat of fresh water fish

KOTA KINABALU: Foreign fishermen are resorting to “cloning” local fishing vessels to conceal their illegal presence in Malaysian waters.

The Malaysian Maritime Enforcement Agency (MMEA) found out about this after checking a fishing vessel manned by 14 undocumented Vietnamese nationals in waters off Pulau Balambangan in Kudat on July 24.

MMEA Kudat operations officer Lt Rody Bejie said the boat with the registration number SBF 46 was loaded with a variety of catches including lobsters, sea

KUALA KUBU BARU: At least 60 houses were damaged in a thunderstorm that struck Felda Gedangsa here on Monday.

In the 5.30pm incident, the houses at several villages were battered by heavy rains and thunderstorms which resulted in roofs and parts of several houses being torn off.

The heavy downpour that lasted for about 40 minutes was accompanied by strong winds.

Omar Abdullah, 47, said he was at his house in Taman Tanjak, Kuala Kubu Baru when he received a call informing that his late

KUALA LUMPUR: A drug syndicate was busted after RM2.8mil worth of heroin were seized following multiple raids in Desa Melawati.  

Bukit Aman’s Special Tactical Intelligence Narcotics Group (Sting) also detained 22 Pakistanis on Saturday. 

The syndicate reportedly tried to fool authorities by placing the drugs amidst animal feed in three containers which were located at a shoplot in Desa Melawati.

"They think they are clever but we are better,” Bukit Aman Narcotics Criminal Investigation

KUALA LUMPUR: The Fujian-Malaysia Tourism Promotion Cen­tre, which is set up here, is a symbol of the strong bilateral relations between China and Malaysia that has been established for a long time.

Tourism Malaysia chairman Wee Choo Keong said the centre, being the first ever to be established outside of Fujian by the Fujian Provincial Tourism Bureau, was a crucial step to further boost tourism.

“I believe this two-way mutual relationship will certainly benefit both nations and this will

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