Bersatu defections begin and 4 news you may have missed

Kini Roundup

Modified 9 Aug 2020, 3:43 am

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

A Selangor assemblyperson, three supreme council members, and the entire Klang division defected from Bersatu in preparation to join Dr Mahathir Mohamad's new party. Speculation is rife that Johor will also see an exodus.

DAP launched a week-long fundraising campaign to help pay for Lim Guan Eng's bail. Its Penang chapter advised members not to hold any rallies when the former chief minister is charged in the state on Monday and Tuesday.

The Perlis state government implemented a targeted enhanced movement control order for 28 days at two villages in Kuala Sanglang following a spike in Covid-19 cases there.

Beatings, marathon shifts, unpaid overtime wages, limited toilet breaks and being restricted from reporting abuse are among issues faced by Nepali guards in Malaysia.

Veteran journalist and Sinar Harian editorial executive advisor Abdul Jalil Ali passed away.

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