Sentenced to 12 years in prison court of first instance for abuse of power, breach of trust and money laundering by former Prime Minister of Malaysia Najib Razak temporarily released on bail for the period of appeal to the court of Appeal, said on Wednesday the online version of the newspaper the Star.
Protection ex-the Prime Minister will make during the day Wednesday additional cash collateral in the amount of one million Malaysian ringgit (235,3 thousand dollars), the report said.
A court in Malaysia has sentenced former Prime Minister Najib Razak to 12 years in prison on charges of abuse of power and criminal deception of trust, reports local newspaper the Star.
Razak in the case of the billion-dollar theft from the state investment Fund 1MDB has been charged with three counts of criminal deception of trust, one count of abuse of authority and three counts of money laundering.
The court of Kuala Lumpur in Malaysia, found former Prime Minister Najib Razak guilty on all seven counts in a case involving billions of dollars of theft from the state investment Fund 1MDB, reports New Straits Times.
Earlier it was reported that the court found the PM guilty of abuse of power. Razak on this matter charged with three counts of criminal deception of trust, one count of abuse of authority and three counts of money laundering.
The court of Kuala Lumpur in Malaysia, found former Prime Minister Najib Razak guilty of abuse of power in a case involving billions of dollars of theft from the state investment Fund 1MDB, reports New Straits Times.
"Najib Razak was convicted of one count of abuse of power in the court in the case of SRC International", - reported in Twitter account Newspapers.
Singapore and Malaysia resume mutual visits of the citizens having long-term residence permits, officials and people travelling on urgent business need, reports the Sunday online version of the newspaper Straits Times.
A new procedure of entry and exit for these categories of citizens shall come into force on August 10. Data necessary for border crossing documents and procedures will be published in the coming days, the report said.
The production of tequila in Mexico under the impact of a pandemic of a novel coronavirus in the second quarter, greatly slowed the pace of growth, however, industry representatives expect positive results for the year.
From January to June, the volume of production of tequila made 188,9 million litres, which is 4.2% more than in the same period last year, when it produced 181,2 million liters.
Between Russia and Malaysia in the future may open direct air links, the launch of the tourist traffic to the resorts of the country prevented the pandemic coronavirus, according to ATOR.
As reported by the marketing specialist of the Moscow office of the tourism representative office of Malaysia in Russia Alexander Share, the minimum increment of cases in the state is one of the leading positions.
Malaysia increased the number of people infected with coronavirus citizens, recently returned home from a number of countries, including from Russia, said Director General of the Department of public health of the Ministry of health Malaysia Nur Niches Abdullah, quoted by the online version of the newspaper the Star.
Nur Niches Abdullah announced that Malaysia on Tuesday no new cases of infection within the country, however, reported cases of infected citizens returning from abroad, including from Russia.
Malaysian law enforcement officers arrested in the period from 1 may to 12 July almost 2,000 violators of the country's borders, and people smugglers, said Monday at a press conference in Kuala Lumpur senior Minister for security Affairs Malaysia Ismail Sabri Yaakob.
The Minister publishes the Internet version of the newspaper the Star.
The tourism industry of Singapore, which has brought $ 20 billion of revenue last year, according to experts, can be virtually destroyed because of the closed borders, reports the Bangkok Post.
Now hotels and attractions of the city-States should only rely on the locals. "If we get back to international business, the hotel industry will be destroyed, because up to 90 percent of our orders come from international travelers," said Michael Issenberg, chief Executive officer, Asia Pacific division, the largest hotel operator in Singapore.
Police authorities in Malaysia have launched an investigation against the journalists of TV channel Al Jazeera, which is suspected of "incitement to rebellion and anti-government action" in connection with the publication of the story about the fate of illegal migrants massively detained in the country during a pandemic COVID-19, said on Tuesday the online version of the newspaper the Star.
Published last week the report of the 101 East programme entitled "Locked in Malaysian lockdown" the TV channel told about the fate of illegal migrants, which in the midst of a pandemic coronavirus Malaysian authorities mass arrested and placed in detention centers of the immigration police, which then due to overcrowding and imperfect ventilation systems there was a major outbreak of the disease. The program performed was free of immigrants who passed through the detention in detention centres during a pandemic.
The official representative of the Chinese foreign Ministry Zhao Lijiang, commenting on the recent teachings of U.S. forces in the South China sea, said at a briefing that Washington regularly tries to undermine peace and stability in the region and to drive a wedge in the relations of regional countries.
Earlier, the Pacific command of the U.S. armed forces announced that the US aircraft carriers "Nimitz" and "Ronald Reagan", as well as accompanying ships conducted exercises in the South China sea. Also, the exercise was attended by the strategic bomber Boeing B-52 Stratofortress.
A court in the Netherlands believes that it would be reasonable to revert to the United States for satellite images from the crash site of flight MH17 in Eastern Ukraine in 2014, said the presiding judge Hendrick of Stingey on Friday.
"The interest in viewing satellite images and bringing them to the obvious thing. The court notes that from autumn 2016, the Prosecutor made no attempt to verify whether these pictures to be published in the criminal process. A second request would be justified," said the judge.
The Pentagon is concerned about China's decision to hold military exercises in the Paracel Islands in the South China sea from 1 to 5 July, according to a statement on the Agency's website.
In addition, the Pentagon believes that it violates the obligations of China under the Declaration of conduct of parties in the South China sea, 2002, which States that the parties should not take steps which exacerbate the dispute or contribute to the deterioration of peace and stability.
Japan's first cafes, where visitors and staff interact on surdosage, opened in Tokyo, the correspondent of RIA Novosti.
The concept of a new Starbucks in the Tokyo suburb of Kunitachi, as it was formulated by the General Director of the Japan network of Takafumi Minaguchi is "endless possibilities" for everybody and also to create a place "where hard-of-hearing, and deaf, and visitors could be themselves".
U.S. Secretary of state Mike Pompeo said that we cannot allow China belonged to the waters of the South China sea, as his Empire, and promised to make a statement on this subject in the near future.
In addition, Pompeo said that "the United States welcomes the clear commitment of leaders of ASEAN countries to settle disputes in the South China sea in accordance with international law, including (norms of the UN Convention on the law of the sea) UNCLOS".
Malaysia recorded the highest for the time of a pandemic, the amount recovered from COVID-19 patients per day, informs on Tuesday, the newspaper New Straits Times, citing the country's Ministry of health.
The head of the Department of health, Ministry of health of the country Noor Hisham Abdullah said Tuesday at a press briefing in Kuala Lumpur that over the past day, 333 patients, who have recovered from coronavirus infection, was discharged from the hospital, said in a statement.
Border of Malaysia will remain closed during the transitional phase of lifting restrictions due COVID-19 valid until 31 August, according to local newspaper the Star, citing the defense Minister Ismail Sabri Jacob.
According to his statement, to leave the country you must have a good reason.
Malaysian authorities canceled for the current year the traditional mass departure of the citizens of the country to Hajj, the trip to the Holy sites of Islam in Mecca and moved it to an indefinite period in connection with the pandemic coronavirus, said on Thursday online version of the newspaper the Star.
This was stated on Thursday Minister office of the Prime Minister of Malaysia Zulkifli Mohamad al-Bakri, said the publication.
Malaysia has entered the environment during the transition stage of the progressive abolition of all restrictions introduced in connection with the pandemic COVID-19, reported the online version of the newspaper the Star.
During the transitional period from 10 June to 31 August all the restrictions imposed in March, April and may in connection with the pandemic, will be cancelled and the improvement of the epidemiological situation, the report said.
Malaysia eased the rules of entry of its own citizens from abroad, introduced the pandemic coronavirus infection, said on Tuesday the online version of the newspaper the Star, citing the Ministry of foreign Affairs of Malaysia.
Now Malaysians staying abroad, unable to return home without authorization of the letter to the Malaysian Embassy in the host country which was mandatory in the past months. 10 Jun returned to the country, citizens of Malaysia will not be placed in government quarantine centers and will be able to pass the quarantine in the home, the report said.
The government of Malaysia from June 10 to cancel most of the restrictions imposed in the country in late March due to the spread of coronavirus, according to the Internet version of the newspaper New Straits Times referring to the Prime Minister Muhiddin Yassin.
In particular, the country will again be allowed free movement between most States will begin recovery of domestic tourism. In addition, some restrictions will resume almost all social, religious, economic and educational activities. In particular, the work will resume the beauty and open markets, citizens will be able to visit museums and entertainment venues, as well as exercise. While contact sports and mass sports events will remain banned. In addition, will begin a phased opening of schools.
The number of cases of infection with the novel coronavirus in Malaysia increased by 277 and reached 8247, according to the Ministry of health of the country.
Died a total of 115 people, recovered - 6559. New deaths per day is not fixed.
Bangladeshi authorities reported the first death among the refugees of ethnic Rohingya in refugee camps, deceased – 71-year-old man, reported The Straits Times.
"He died may 31. But last night we got confirmation that he died from the coronavirus," - said a senior health official in the district of Cox's Bazar toha Bhuyan.
"Freedom flotilla", an international movement whose goal is a breakout of the naval blockade of the Gaza strip.
The Gaza strip – the territory on the Mediterranean sea, to the North-East of the Sinai Peninsula. Along with the West Bank of the Jordan river, the Gaza strip constitutes the State of Palestine. The Gaza strip after the coming to power of Hamas in 2007, is blockaded by Israel and Egypt. Gaza is the most densely populated area in the world, more than 40% of the population, according to the world Bank, is below the poverty line.