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11 Feb 2019
Bangladeshi Man pleads Guilty to bribing Policeman
BUTTERWORTH, Feb 8 (Bernama) - A Bangladeshi construction worker pleaded guilty in the Sessions Court here today to bribing a policeman to accept a document belonging to somebody else as a personal document for an Indonesian woman who was caught without valid travel document.

Unemployed Man jailed Two Months for punching Mum
KUALA LUMPUR, Feb 8 (Bernama) - An unemployed man was sentenced to two months' jail by the Magistrate's Court here today for punching his mother on the eye following an argument.

Food Delivery Man fined for Threatening to kill Ex-wife
KUALA LUMPUR, Feb 8 (Bernama) - A food delivery man was fined RM3,000, in default four months' jail, by the Magistrate's Court here today for making murder threats on his former wife through the Whatsapp application.

High Court allows Prosecution to withdraw Application for Rizal, Rosmah's Joint Trial
KUALA LUMPUR, Feb 8 (Bernama) - The HIgh Court today allowed the prosecution to withdraw its application to transfer the case of Datuk Rizal Mansor, who is facing four corruption charges in connection with the solar energy project in Sarawak, to be tried jointly with Datin Seri ...

Health Ministry allows Doctors 14-day Leave to help in Humanitarian missions
KUALA SELANGOR, Feb 10 (Bernama) - The Malaysian Health Ministry (KKM) has given relaxation to government medical doctors, especially surgeons, to take unrecorded leave to become volunteers in any humanitarian mission to countries facing unrest.

Sabah Government should Consider amending Wildlife Conservation Enactment 1997 - Lee Lam Thye
KUALA LUMPUR, Feb 10 (Bernama) - The Sabah State Government should consider amending its Wildlife Conservation Enactment 1997 to make the killing of fully protected animals as a strict liability offence, animal rights activist Tan Sri Lee Lam Thye urged.

Price Control and Anti-Profiteering (Determination of Maximum Retail Price for Petrol and Diesel) (No. 2) Order 2019
This is to notify that the maximum retail price for petrol and diesel shall be as specified in the Schedule.

Uriel Yu En French v Essence Fitness (Malaysia) Sdn Bhd
Date: 31 Jan 2019; Court: Industrial Court; Citation: Award No. 448 of 2019; Source: Industrial Court

Mohd Asri Bin Abu Hanit v Small Medium Enterprise Development Bank Malaysia Berhad
Date: 31 Jan 2019; Court: Industrial Court; Citation: Award No. 466 of 2019; Source: Industrial Court

Caterer gets Jail, Fine, Whipping for Cheating
KUALA LUMPUR, Feb 7 (Bernama) - A caterer was sentenced to two years' imprisonment, a stroke of the rotan and fined RM5,000 by the Magistrate's Court here today after he was found guilty of cheating a night market trader of RM15,000 over a Ramadan project, four years ago.

Breaking into Steel Factory to steal Cables, duo get 10 Months Jail
PETALING JAYA, Feb 7 (Bernama) - Two friends got 10 months jail each for breaking into a steel factory to steal TNB cables, last Friday.

Sarawak seeks Uniformity in Anti-Smoking Laws
KUCHING, Feb 6 (Bernama) - The Sarawak government will discuss with the federal government on the need to have uniform anti-smoking laws at the federal and state levels, it was stated today.

No Cabinet reshuffle, Says Mahathir
KUALA LUMPUR, Feb 6 (Bernama) - Prime Minister Tun Dr Mahathir Mohamad today dismissed rumours of a Cabinet reshuffle that would reportedly take place after the Chinese New Year festival, saying there was no such thing.

Malaysia ranks First in World's Best Healthcare Category
KUALA LUMPUR, Feb 6 (Bernama) - Malaysia, with a score of 95 out of 100, ranked first in the Best Healthcare in the World category of the 2019 International Living Annual Global Retirement Index.

Circuit Court vital for Sook - Chief Justice
KENINGAU, Feb 5 (Bernama) - The establishment of a circuit court is vital for the small district of Sook to enable the people to solve their legal issues, according to Chief Justice Tan Sri Richard Malanjum.

Couple gets Seven Months Jail for stealing Food at Supermarket
PETALING JAYA, Feb 4 (Bernama) - A husband and wife, both former convicts, were each sentenced to seven months' jail by the Magistrate's Court here today for stealing various food items at a supermarket.

Jobless Man gets Jail, Fine for stealing Cables
KUALA LUMPUR, Feb 4 (Bernama) - A jobless man was sentenced to three months' jail and fined RM300, in default 14 days' jail, by the Magistrate's Court here today after he pleaded guilty to stealing three rolls of cables worth RM300 last Saturday.

Youth gets Two Days Jail, RM1,400 Fine for shoplifting
KUALA LUMPUR, Feb 4 (Bernama) - An unemployed youth who stole a RM19 hat at a departmental store was sentenced to two days' jail and fined RM1400, in default two months' jail, by the Magistrate's Court here today.

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