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MRL counters ECRL 'misinformation', and 7 things that happened yesterday

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

1. Malaysia Rail Link Sdn Bhd, the project owner of the East Coast Rail Link (ECRL), issued a rebuttal to claims that the revised project would, among others, pose a risk to national security.

2. The injuries on Muhammad Adib Mohd Kassim's right chest matched the door of the Emergency Medical Response Service (EMRS) van that he was in, a retired forensic pathologist told the inquest into the firefighter's death.

3. The father of Arun Kasi, the lawyer engaged in contempt proceedings with Attorney-General Tommy Thomas, has vowed to fast in front of the Parliament until "justice" prevails for his son.

 4. Port Dickson MP Anwar Ibrahim suggested that hotels play a role in educating tourists on hygiene and cultural differences, following a recent viral post of a an individual defecating on a beach in his constituency.

5. The MACC raided several premises in the Klang Valley to assist its investigation into alleged misappropriation of shares and assets from MIC-owned Maika Holdings.

6. Former de facto law minister Zaid Ibrahim said that Pakatan Harapan would not be able to deliver its promises in six months, as former Council of Eminent Persons chairperson Daim Zainuddin said it would, as the coalition is "afraid of bullies".

7. Amid speculation of him being axed from the Johor exco line-up, Skudai assemblyperson Tan Hong Pin said Harapan and DAP should uphold the spirit of constitutional monarchy.

8. On the fourth day of former prime minister Najib Abdul Razak's trial in relation to allegedly misappropriated SRC International funds, a Bank Negara manager denied being briefed by certain quarters to not tell the truth.

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