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No plans to seek extradition of Zhang Jian to Malaysia

CDTUP founder Zhang Jian was arrested in Thailand lately, but the several companies under the group continue to operate normally in Malaysia. However, the key persons of the group have traveled to Bangkok in order to meet Zhang and discuss the next course of action.

Fuel subsidy: More criteria to consider

Under the new fuel subsidy rationalization mechanism to be introduced next June, individuals earning below RM5,000 a month will be entitled to purchase unrestricted amount of subsidized fuel while those earning between RM5,000 and RM10,000 a month can only pump not more than 200 liters of subsidized fuel, the excess being purchased at prevailing market rate.

Differential fuel prices: Easier said than done

Although majority people are agreeable to the government's fuel subsidy rationalization move, it remains to be seen how the measures to provide fuel subsidies according to a person's income are going to be implemented.

No conclusive evidence on penetration: defence

The defence in Opposition Leader Datuk Seri Anwar Ibrahim's sodomy appeal contended there was no conclusive evidence to confirm penetration into the anus of complainant, Mohd Saiful Bukhari Azlan, and the fact was confirmed by four doctors who examined him, the Federal Court heard today.

Govt to accrue estimated RM23.2bn from GST: Najib

Prime Minister Datuk Seri Najib Tun Razak said the Goods and Services Tax (GST) at six per cent, to be implemented on April 1, 2015, is estimated to rake in RM23.2 billion in government revenue.

Inflation to hover at 4-5% next year: Chua

The rate of inflation will hover around four to five per cent in the country in 2015 following the implementation of the Goods and Services Tax (GST) as well as the subsidy rationalization measures.

Court dismisses civil servant's suit against minister

The High Court here today dismissed a suit filed by a civil servant against Minister in the Prime Minister's Department Datuk Seri Jamil Khir Baharom and nine others over injuries he sustained when arrested by religious officials for alleged khalwat (close proximity) two years ago.

Prosecution to rebut defence arguments tomorrow

Come tomorrow, the prosecution is set to rebut the defence arguments in Opposition Leader Datuk Seri Anwar Ibrahim's appeal in the Federal Court, as it seeks to set aside his acquittal and five-year jail sentence for allegedly sodomising his former aide, Mohd Saiful Bukhari.

KL ranked 4th in urban transit price index

Kuala Lumpur named the fourth most affordable of 60 cities ranked in the Urban Transit Price Index by Berlin-based travel search website for Europe, GoEuro.

Draft of proposed Trade Unions Act amendments to be reviewed

The government will review the draft of the proposed amendments to the Trade Unions Act 1959 before its tabling in Parliament to ensure its relevance with current situation, the Dewan Rakyat was told today.