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Deputy minister's degree scrutinised; MACC probes 'RM90m for PAS'

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KINI ROUNDUP | Here are the key headlines you may have missed yesterday, in brief.

Deputy minister's degree scrutinised

Deputy Foreign Minister Marzuki Yahya clarified that he actually received his degree from the US-based Cambridge International University, an institute of questionable repute.

Marzuki also cried foul after details of his academic background contained on his Wikipedia page were edited by anonymous users.

MACC probes 'RM90m for PAS'

The MACC initiated an investigation into claims that PAS received RM90 million from Umno.

Umno secretary-general Annuar Musa said that PAS made the right move to settle its defamation suit against Sarawak Report over the RM90 million allegation.

Other Kinibites

Bersatu said it was in negotiations to establish its presence in Sabah, but a Parti Warisan Sabah vice-president denied that such talks were taking place.

Parti Sosialis Malaysia confirmed it will be contesting in the Semenyih by-election.

The Orang Asli in Gerik claim that the Perak government and loggers were encroaching on their customary land, but the authorities denied that threats were made against the villagers for setting up a blockade to fend off loggers.

Looking ahead

Former deputy prime minister Ahmad Zahid Hamidi will appear at his first political event since taking leave as Umno president.

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