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Sex video targets minister, and 9 things that happened yesterday

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

1. A sex video targeting a federal minister was circulated to journalists and members of a political party.

2. Umno Youth chief Asyraf Wajdi Dusuki urged the public not to circulate the video clip, stating that it was against Islam – more so if it turns out to have been doctored.

3. PKR president Anwar Ibrahim met with Prime Minister Dr Mahathir Mohamad and discussed, among others, the appointment of former party member Latheefa Koya as the chief commissioner of MACC.

4. Bersih is hoping to raise RM1.4 million to fund its initiatives pushing for electoral reforms.

5. Inspector-General of Police Abdul Hamid Bador admitted that he too encountered an officer trying to solicit a bribe when he worked as a farmer during his brief retirement.

6. The targeted fuel subsidy system is expected to be rolled out next month.

7. A Muslim man was arrested and later released on bail after being caught on video worshipping at a Datuk Kong altar.

8. A request from general medical practitioners who run their own clinics for their consultation fee cap to be raised will be referred to the National Cost of Living Action Council.

9. Terengganu Menteri Besar Ahmad Samsuri Mokhtar will join the race for the three available PAS vice-president posts against incumbents Idris Ahmad, Mohd Amar Nik Abdullah and Iskandar Abdul Samad.

10. Kim Jong-nam, the slain half-brother of North Korean leader Kim Jong-un, was allegedly an informant for the United States Central Intelligence Agency.

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