Abu Kassim: FBI had requested MACC's assistance on cheating, money-laundering probe24 July 2016 @ 3:46 PM
KOTA BARU: The Malaysian Anti-Corruption Commission (MACC) today confirmed it is cooperating with the United States' Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI) on an investigation into a businessman accused of cheating and money-laundering.
The businessman, said the commission, is alleged to have cheated 1Malaysia Development Bhd (1MDB) and related parties. The businessman is also said to have been involved in money-laundering and had taken the funds to the United States.
MACC admits: We've met donor of RM2.6bil7 December 2015 @ 4:37 PM
KOTA BARU: The Malaysian Anti-Corruption Commission (MACC) today confirmed that it has sent a team to the Middle East to meet the donor of the RM2.6bil political fund.
MACC investigations division director Datuk Azam Baki said the meeting with the donor was held recently.
However, Azam could not disclose any details, including the identity of the donor, as investigations were ongoing.
Elderly couple killed after homemade bomb explodes on motorcycle (with video)7 October 2015 @ 4:48 PM
GUA MUSANG: An elderly couple died instantly when an incendiary device, believed to be a homemade bomb, exploded on their motorcycle this morning.
The couple, identified as Cha Mok Liong and his wife Fong Ah Fong, both 72-years-old, were on their motorcycle headed to a nearby food stall along Km 10 Jalan Gua Musang-Kampung Pulai when the incident occurred.
Gua Musang district police chief Superintendent Saiful Bahri Abdullah said the two rubber tappers from Kampung Batu Papan 2 suffered serious head and bodily injuries and died on the spot.
MACC arrests 8 Forestry Dept staff28 August 2015 @ 11:00 AM
KOTA BARU: The Malaysian Anti-Corruption Commission (MACC) has detained eight Kelantan Forestry Department staff and a senior officer with a state-linked company.
They were among 11 people picked up as part of MACC’s investigations into illegal logging in the Ulu Sat forest reserve in Machang.
Sources said this was the biggest arrest involving Kelantan government staff by the MACC.
MACC is looking for another individual in connection with the case.
My husband has done nothing wrong, says wife of alleged bombmaker17 January 2017 @ 12:08 PM
PASIR MAS: The six men detained by police on suspicion of possessing bomb-making components here on Sunday are Thai nationals from southern Thailand.
Five of them are neighbours in Kampung Perol, Jenereh, here, while the sixth lives about 1km away.
A wife of one of the men, who wanted to be known as “Yah”, 30, said she was shocked when police raided their home and took away her husband, 40, at midnight.
MACC hunts man impersonating as MACC officer11 January 2017 @ 6:32 PM
KOTA BARU: Malaysian Anti-Corruption Commission (MACC) is looking for a man believed to have been impersonating himself as an MACC officer and cheated two individuals recently.
In a statement released today, MACC said they are looking for one Norshah Abdul Rahman, who can help shed a light on the case.
The last known addresses of the 43-year-old man are Blok B 143, Taman Makmur Kok Lanas Kota Baru and Kampung Padang Lembek in Ketereh.
Kelantan sets up special teams to deal with rubbish problem11 January 2017 @ 5:04 PM
KOTA BARU: The Kelantan state government has set up two teams to handle public complaints on cleanliness, including the irresponsible dumping of waste in the state.
Its Local Government, Housing, Youth and Sports Committee chairman Datuk Abdul Fattah Mahmood said the recently-formed teams will be deployed to the scene either on a motorcycle or a car.
"They will go to the scene immediately after receiving complaints. They are told to solve the problem within two hours after arriving at the said locations," said Fattah.
Malaysia's haj quota for this year back to 27,800, says Jamil Khir10 January 2017 @ 4:32 PM
TUMPAT: The Saudi Arabian government has reverted the quota for Malaysian haj pilgrims this year to the original figure of 27,800, Minister in the Prime Minister's Department Datuk Seri Jamil Khir Baharom said today.
He said the move automatically revoked the 20 per cent reduced quota for haj pilgrims which was implemented in 2013.
Flooded with kindness: Kelantan villagers carry neighbour's coffin through floodwaters7 January 2017 @ 9:15 PM
TUMPAT: Adversity often brings out the best in humanity – and this was movingly demonstrated today in one of the many villages devastated by floods in Kelantan.
In spite of their own troubles, ten residents of Cabang Tiga Wakaf Geting here put aside their personal worries, and honoured a neighbour who had passed away this morning in a most touching manner.
The ten carried the coffin of 67-year-old Husin Ali, who died of a stroke at 9.20am today, from his house to a van – wading through 1 metre-high floodwaters for 200 metres in the process.
Najib visits flood victims in Kelantan7 January 2017 @ 11:48 AM
TUMPAT: Prime Minister Datuk Seri Najib Razak today visited flood victims at a relief centre in Tumpat, Kelantan.
Najib, who was accompanied by Minister in the Prime Minister's Department Datuk Seri Shahidan Kassim and International, Trade and Industry Minister Datuk Seri Mustapa Mohamed, arrived at the centre, Sekolah Kebangsaan Bunohan, at 10.40am.
After being given a short briefing on the flood situation in the area, he spent some time with flood victims, including children.