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Hurdles in hunt for Jho Low and 8 news from 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 Malaysia is facing hurdles in securing fugitive businessperson Jho Low due to uncooperative foreign authorities.

 2. Low reportedly received the support of Archbishop Chrysostomos II of Cyprus in his attempt to obtain a passport from the Mediterranean island state after promising to invest in church land.

 3. Umno attacked Bersatu's Tanjung Piai candidate Karmaine Sardini after a gaffe telling smallholders to be grateful despite low oil palm fruit prices.

4. Sembrong MP Hishammuddin Hussein said BN allowing MCA to contest in Tanjung Piai showed Umno was not racist.

5. Prime Minister Dr Mahathir Mohamad said it was best for Khazanah Nasional Bhd to continue managing PLUS Malaysia Bhd for the time being but is open to a sale if there are good offers.

6. Minister in the Prime Minister's Department P Waythamoorthy claimed a former minister and two ex-deputy ministers had allegedly pocketed funds belonging to the Socio-Economic Development Unit for the Indian Community (Sedic) and it is now a subject of an MACC investigation.

7. PAS president Abdul Hadi Awang said the "single-seat" MCA is an ideal coalition partner that is "not extreme".

8. Batu Kawan MP Kasthuri Patto criticised Tourism Minister Mohammadin Ketapi for brushing off child sexual abuse concerns during Visit Malaysia Year 2020 by insisting that it was not a matter under his ministry.

9. Hundreds rally against the Penang South Reclamation project.

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