Jho Low was in Wuhan, says IGP, and 9 news from yesterday

Kini Roundup


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

1. Inspector-General of Police Abdul Hamid Bador revealed that the fugitive businessperson Jho Low had visited Wuhan, China, and quipped that Jho Low should return to Malaysia to receive the best treatment for Covid-19.

2. Former Australian prime minister Tony Abbott claimed that the “highest levels” of the Malaysian government believed that the MH370 incident was the result of a murder-suicide plot.

3. Pakatan Harapan’s top leadership will hold a pre-presidential council meeting tomorrow, at which Prime Minister Dr Mahathir Mohamad is expected to discuss his succession plan.

4. A company executive told the High Court in Kuala Lumpur that he recommended an RM6 million contribution for Ahmad Zahid Hamidi due to “long-term considerations” and that it wouldn’t have been done if Zahid wasn’t the deputy prime minister and home minister at the time.

5. The spouse of a US citizen warded at Sungai Buloh Hospital for Covid-19 has volunteered to be quarantined to accompany his wife, despite being free of the disease.

6. Residents near the site of the collapsed The Address condominium claimed that the construction workers who had been building it were left without food, pay, nor medical attention, but the project manager denied it.

7. MCA deputy president Mah Hang Soon has urged the government to find interim sources of income for Orang Asli folk who made a living scavenging from a landfill in Rompin, after SWCorp moved to seal off access to the landfill to members of the public.

8. The meetings of the Bersatu branches in Kuala Terengganu and Teluk Intan have been declared null and void, and must be reconvened.

9. Foreign Affairs Minister Saifuddin Abdullah pledged that his ministry would raise women representation in top-grade positions in the ministry by the end of the year.

10. Terengganu will soon enforce guidelines that would, among others, bar female entertainers from performing for audiences that have men among them.

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