Stories By Melissa Goh
130 Oct 2014 Thu
On Thursday, Anwar's team of 14 lawyers went all out to discredit his former aide Saiful Bukhari. They also told the court that DNA samples related to the sodomy charges were obtained illegally, tainted and may not even be Anwar's.
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With former federal court judge Gopal Sri Ram leading his team of 13 lawyers, Malaysian opposition leader Anwar Ibrahim was a picture of confidence on Tuesday. "I am confident based on facts and the law," he said.
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Malaysian opposition leader Anwar Ibrahim remains optimistic that he may be acquitted of sodomy when the federal court hears his final appeal on Tuesday (Oct 28).
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An Islamic university in Malaysia is setting up its own line of defence to prevent its students being recruited by Islamic State (IS) militants, while Malaysian police launched a new auxiliary force within the campus.
516 Oct 2014 Thu
Energy, Green Technology and Water Minister Maximus Ongkili has denied any link between his ministry and the Islamic State, after a senior ministry official was among 14 people arrested this week for suspected involvement in the IS recruitment drive.
610 Oct 2014 Fri
Easing concerns over the rising cost of living among Malaysians is expected to top the agenda, with the government firm on further cutting subsidies to reduce fiscal deficit to 3 per cent next year.
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It has been almost a week since pro-democracy protesters occupied and paralysed parts of Hong Kong, but student protestors have vowed to fight on to keep the Occupy movement strong. Channel NewsAsia's Melissa Goh spoke to two teenage student leaders fronting the protests.
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Street vendors in Wanchai market complained their sales were down by more than half because of traffic disruptions and lower tourist numbers.
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The pro-democracy youth movement has occupied central Hong Kong and declared it Democracy Square. Tens of thousands of students have been skipping school and spending nights there. But they said they are not forsaking their learning.
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The Occupy Central movement has set Oct 1 as the deadline for Hong Kong's Chief Executive Leung Chun-ying to meet their demands, including stepping down.