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AirAsia X to Liquidate Indonesia Operations

AirAsia X is liquidating its Indonesian arm in a bid to survive the virus pandemic that has left the low-cost airline's planes grounded since late March.

Ex-Trump Fundraiser Charged with Illegal Lobbying to Drop 1MDB Probe

Elliott Broidy, a former top political fundraiser, has been charged over back-channel efforts to influence the Trump administration on behalf of foreign interests.

Malaysian King Has 3 Options After Anwar’s Power Play

The Malaysian King is set to play a key role in what happens next now that opposition leader Anwar Ibrahim has claimed he has majority support to form a government.

Swiss Banker Found Guilty in US$700M 1MDB Transfer

A former banker with Coutts & Co has been found guilty of failing to flag money-laundering concerns related to a transfer of US$700 million into an account controlled by Jho Low.

Philippines Revives Claim to Sabah, Sparking Twitter Spat with Hishammuddin

The Philippine foreign minister sparked a diplomatic fight over Twitter by asserting ownership over Sabah, reviving a longstanding territorial dispute with Malaysia.

Goldman Might Escape Guilty Plea in 1MDB Deal with US

Goldman Sachs is in the final stages of resolving its biggest legal threat after tussling with the government on a potential guilty plea for the first time in Goldman’s history.

1MDB: Govt Would Reject RM12.8B Goldman Sachs Settlement

Malaysia would reject a settlement offer of even as much as RM12.8 billion from Goldman Sachs, should it suggest the amount as compensation for its role in the 1MDB scandal.

Branson Seeks Buyer for Virgin Atlantic

Richard Branson is seeking a buyer for Virgin Atlantic Airways Ltd as he struggles to secure a 500 million pound ($618 million) government bailout.

For First Time, Genting Group to Slash Staff Salaries as Covid-19...

Malaysia’s casino-to-hospitality conglomerate Genting Bhd and its units are planning the first group-wide salary cut since its founding in 1965.

Italy Tightens Virus Lockdown After Worst Daily Death Toll

Government reinforced near-total lockdown in Italy.

Thai Mass Shooter Killed After Deadly Rampage at Mall

A soldier with a grudge gunned down 26 people and wounded 57 in Thailand's worst shooting spree.

Fake-News Arrests Jump Across Asia to Stop Virus “Infodemic”

Governments across Asia are bringing out the handcuffs to counter a scourge of misinformation that appears to be picking up steam as the coronavirus spreads.

Concerns Rise as Several Who Died from Wuhan Virus Did Not...

Several people who died from a new virus in China didn’t display symptoms of fever.

Iran: We Accidentally Shot Down Ukrainian Jet

Iran said it accidentally shot down a Ukrainian jetliner this week after mistaking it for a hostile target.

AG Looking into Reopening Altantuya Case

A-G Tommy Thomas will look into reopening the case of Altantuya.

Ramkarpal Blasts Dr M: You’re the Last Person Who Can Save Malaysia

Ramkarpal Singh unleashed a scathing salvo against Dr Mahathir with regard to the proposal that the nonagenarian becomes prime minister for the third time.

Beheaded Teacher Paty Will Get France’s Highest Honour

Samuel Paty, the 47-year old history teacher beheaded by a suspected Islamist last week, will posthumously get France's highest award.

Covid-19: 862 New Cases

The number of new daily Covid-19 cases in Malaysia continues to hover in the 800s, with 862 cases reported today, taking the overall tally to 22,225 cases to date.

Man Jailed 6 Months, Fined RM6,000 for Punching Fireman on Duty

A man who punched a fireman in a viral video has been sentenced to six months’ jail and fined RM6,000 for the offence.

Work from Home Directive for Management, Supervisory Level Workers in CMCO areas from Oct...

Public and private sector employees at management and supervisory levels in areas under the CMCO have been directed to work from home effective Oct 22.

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