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New leads on Jho Low, and 9 things that happened yesterday

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

1. Inspector-General of Police Abdul Hamid Bador said the police have new leads on the whereabouts of fugitive businessperson Low Taek Jho, a key figure in the 1MDB scandal.

2. Former Pahang ruler Sultan Ahmad Shah Sultan Abu Bakar passed away.

3. DAP Youth urged Education Minister Maszlee Malik to retract his statement linking racial quotas for students wanting to do matriculation to Mandarin requirements for jobs.

4. Economic Affairs Minister Mohamad Azmin Ali said the government will prioritise long-term solutions for Felda over Hari Raya handouts.

5. Seven police officers and a Bank Negara Malaysia staffer were arrested in connection with a businessperson being robbed of RM200,000.

6. Three PAS Unit Amal members were detained over the torching of the car belonging to Perlis Mufti Mohd Asri Zainul Abidin.

7. The Health Ministry denied a viral claim that a Malaysian in Singapore has been infected by monkeypox.

8. DAP central executive committee member P Ramasamy appears unsure about his boss Lim Kit Siang's plan to debate with Najib Abdul Razak, stating that it would only benefit the former prime minister's personal agenda.

9. Malaysia Airlines and Japan Airlines are exploring a possible tie-up.

10. The reopening of the Pangkor Airport is expected to boost tourism and business on the island, which will be a duty-free destination by 2020.

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