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Rubber board chairman warns EPF over discounted land sale

Sankara Nair says a civil action suit can be taken against Najib Razak and a former minister for causing huge losses to the Malaysian Rubber Board. KUALA LUMPUR: The Malaysian Rubber Board (MRB) has taken the Employees Provident Fund (EPF) to task after the government retirement fund said it had done nothing wrong in its...

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Malaysian Rubber Board short-changed RM850m for dubious land transactions

Primary Industries Minister Teresa Kok and LGM chairman Sankara Nair at a press conference today. Photo by Shahrin Yahya A report has been lodged to the MACC on Nov 27, 2018, “for breach of established LGM procedures” over the five-facility project which was terminated in 2018, said Kok. Photo by Shahrin Yahya For the 2010 land sale,...

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Rubber Board under BN sold land with RM800m shortfall, claims minister

  Malaysian Rubber Board chairman Sankara N. Nair speaks to reporters during a press conference at the Ministry of Primary Industries January 3, 2019. ― Picture by Miera Zulyana KUALA LUMPUR, Jan 3 ― The previous Barisan Nasional (BN) administration had short-changed and forced the Malaysian Rubber Board (MRB) to sell 2,800 acres of its...

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Say sorry and pay RM30 million, Teresa Kok tells right-wing leader

Azwanddin Hamzah speaking to a gathering of about 1,000 people in Klang on Christmas Day. PETALING JAYA: Primary Industries Minister Teresa Kok is demanding an apology and RM30 million in damages from a Malay right-wing leader and his group over a speech he made at a gathering in Klang yesterday, accusing her of having a...

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Ivana’s threesome partners made her death look like suicide, says lawyer

Alex Johnson and Luna Almaz, the couple who confessed to having threesomes with Ivana Smit hosted the young model the day her body was found on a balcony. PETALING JAYA: The lawyer representing the family of Ivana Smit, who died last year, has accused an American-Kazakh couple who last saw the Dutch model alive of...

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Peguam gesa mahkamah heret pasangan seks Ivana Smit ke pengadilan

Sankara Nair. PETALING JAYA: Peguam mewakili keluarga Ivana Smit, model berketurunan Belanda yang mati dalam keadaan mencurigakan, menggesa mahkamah mengisytiharkan kematian model itu mempunyai unsur jenayah bagi membolehkan polis mendapatkan waran tangkap terhadap pasangan, Alex Johnson dari Amerika Syarikat dan Luna Almaz dari Kazakhstan. Sankara Nair berkata terdapat sebab-sebab munasabah untuk mengekstradisi Alex-Luna, pasangan seks...

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‘Johnsons watched Ivana die’

© ANP [Translation] Alex and Luna Johnson may have seen Ivana Smit die. This is argued by the lawyer of the Smit family, Sankara Nair, today in his written closing pleadings before the court in Malaysia. If the American couple is convicted, it will be ten years in prison. Lawyer Sankara Nair goes into the testimony of...

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Mediation to continue for Yeo and Jamal to settle suit

A+     A– The mediation centre of the KL Sessions Court today fixed Jan 10 for another round of discussions between the Energy, Green Technology, Science, Climate Change and Environment Minister Yeo Bee Yin and Sungai Besar Umno Division chief Jamal Mohd Yunos of the “Red Shirts” notoriety. Yeo had sued Jamal for defamation in June...

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No settlement yet for Yeo’s RM5 million suit against Jamal

Minister Yeo Bee Yin and Red Shirts leader Jamal Yunos at the mediation session today. KUALA LUMPUR: Red Shirts leader Jamal Yunos has yet to resolve the RM5 million lawsuit filed against him by Energy, Science, Technology, Environment and Climate Change Minister Yeo Bee Yin. She sued Jamal last year for alleging she had abused...

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Anwar’s ex-lawyer appointed DBKL advisory board member

S N Nair. PETALING JAYA: A lawyer who once represented Anwar Ibrahim in his sodomy trial has been made a member of the Kuala Lumpur City Hall (DBKL) Advisory Board. S N Nair and eight others received their appointment letters from KL mayor and board chairman Nor Hisham Ahmad Dahlan. The appointments, which took effect...