FBI chief James Comey fired by Trump

http://www.bbc.com The White House shocked Washington by announcing that James Comey “has been terminated and removed from office”. But Democrats said he was fired because the FBI was investigating alleged links between the Trump campaign and Russia. The move came as it emerged Mr Comey gave inaccurate information to Congress last week about Mrs Clinton’s Read more about FBI chief James Comey fired by Trump[…]

1MDB probe casts light on several key players

http://www.straitstimes.com/ Several figures stood out in the United States Department of Justice (DOJ) lawsuit to recover over US$1 billion (S$1.35 billion) in assets it says were illegally siphoned from 1Malaysia Development Berhad (1MDB). They are: Low Taek Jho The businessman better known as Jho Low is said to be a confidant of Malaysian Prime Minister Read more about 1MDB probe casts light on several key players[…]

MH370 hunt to be suspended after current search completes

http://www.straitstimes.com/ KUALA LUMPUR –  The three countries involved in the hunt for Malaysia Airlines flight MH370 said on Friday (July 22) that they will suspend the deep-sea operation after the current search completes later this year, but will resume it if new evidence is found. Malaysian Transport Minister Liow Tiong Lai said they’re confident the search is focused Read more about MH370 hunt to be suspended after current search completes[…]

IGP: Special police task force to look into recent shootings

PUTRAJAYA: The police have set up a special task force to look into the sharp increase of shooting cases in the country, says Tan Sri Khalid Abu Bakar(pic). The Inspector-General of Police said that the recent cases were not “random shootings”, but rather by perpetrators with their own specific motives. “This is not a case Read more about IGP: Special police task force to look into recent shootings[…]

Thai police detain suspect who shot Malaysian businessman in Hatyai

http://www.thestar.com.my/ SONGKLA: A special Thai police team in Songkla detained a former Thai army personnel for allegedly shooting dead a Malaysian businessman and injuring his wife in Hatyai on Dec 4, last year. Crime Suppression Division (CSD) chief Colonel Sompong Suwannawong said the former army personnel identified as Nop Insrikaew, 47 or simply known as Read more about Thai police detain suspect who shot Malaysian businessman in Hatyai[…]

Career Spotlight: What I Do as a Private Investigator

http://lifehacker.com/ There is a lot more to being a private investigator than just sitting in a car with a long camera lens. Many investigators work with companies to conduct thorough background and legal investigations, often before large business transactions. Searching for the Maltese Falcon they aren’t. To learn a little about the field beyond our Read more about Career Spotlight: What I Do as a Private Investigator[…]

Ministry’s division secretary detained over alleged RM20 million misappropriation

PUTRAJAYA: A ministry division secretary was detained yesterday on suspicion of masterminding a syndicate to misappropriate government funds and accepting bribes amounting to some RM20 million. The senior officer were among nine individuals, including a woman, who were arrested by the Malaysian Anti-Corruption Commission (MACC) during the Ops Tiris yesterday. MACC’s director of investigations Datuk Read more about Ministry’s division secretary detained over alleged RM20 million misappropriation[…]

KJ: Immediate review of Youth Ministry’s procurement process

http://www.thestar.com.my/ PUTRAJAYA: Youth and Sports Minister Khairy Jamaluddin (pic) wants an independent taskforce headed by the Chief Secretary to the Government to look into loopholes in the ministry’s procurement procedures. Commenting on the RM100mil corruption case involving a senior officer in the ministry, Khairy said the suspect had manipulated a weakness in the procurement process Read more about KJ: Immediate review of Youth Ministry’s procurement process[…]