TODAY's morning brief for Tuesday, Feb 12

12/2/2019 4:30:00 AM

TODAY's morning brief for Tuesday, Feb 12

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2 influencers face deportation from Bali over painted-on face mask prank

Having minister with fake degree puts your integrity in question, mufti tells PakatanKUALA LUMPUR, Feb 7 — Perlis Mufti Datuk Mohd Asri Zainul Abidin has called out the Pakatan Harapan (PH) administration today for allegedly choosing to appoint a Cabinet minister with fake academic... Nak lagak...pechah tembelang! Berambos aje, jangan paksa paksa! MenteriFakeDegree

Daily Debrief: What Happened TodayICT Fund finds the real deal in Sixscape's authentication tech; Procurri receives second expression of interest from third party for possible voluntary general offer at

Daily Debrief: What Happened TodayDebrief: Singapore top court upholds order for Commerzbank to pay Long Well S$41m for breaching agreements, Procurri says second interested buyer has terminated discussions and more top stories at

Najib's graft trial today postponed, pending appealKUALA LUMPUR • A Malaysian court yesterday postponed the corruption trial of former prime minister Najib Razak over charges related to a multibillion-dollar scandal at state fund 1MDB pending an appeal, his lawyer said.. Read more at

Daily Debrief: What Happened TodaySMEs to get extra boost to send workers for training,ex-Citibank Singapore CEO Han Kwee Juan joining DBS as group head of strategy and planning at

Umno acting president admits hazy about 1MDB scandalKUALA LUMPUR, Feb 7 — Umno acting president Datuk Seri Mohamad Hasan today admitted that he did not know how to explain the issues surrounding 1Malaysia Development Berhad (1MDB), as he too did not...

Anwar: Inequality stands in the way of educational reforms, govt intervention neededKUALA LUMPUR, Feb 6 — Datuk Seri Anwar Ibrahim today said that Malaysia will struggle to achieve educational reforms as there is still a ‘big gulf’ between the rich and the poor. The PKR...

Najib’s daughter doubtful of fair trial for father, says Pakatan needs conviction to surviveKUALA LUMPUR, Feb 11 — Datuk Seri Najib Razak’s daughter, Nooryana Najwa Najib today voiced doubts as to whether her father will get a fair trial. She claimed that the Pakatan Harapan government...

Earth today looks a lot like it did 115,000 years ago, all we're missing is massive sea level riseWASHINGTON (WASHINGTON POST) - Some 115,000 years ago, homo sapiens were still living in bands of hunter gatherers, largely confined to Africa. We still shared the globe with the Neanderthals, although it's not clear we had met them yet.. Read more at

Ng Eng Hen on Aloysius Pang’s death: Gun lowering mechanism had no malfunctionsThe actor had been assigned to repair the calibration system of the gun but was unable to get out of the way of the barrel of the gun as it lowered. He sustained injuries to his chest and abdomen, and despite multiple surgeries, died on January 23. So..lots of words but still no clue why it happened? Minister in charge and Army personnel pls step down. Complacent lots.

Changes to Singapore Penal Code include repeal of marital immunity for rape and decriminalisation of attempted suicideThe Criminal Law Reform Bill was introduced in Parliament for First Reading today. The Bill introduces amendments to the Penal Code, to ensure that it