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Govt has filed appeal against acquittal of woman in death of...

The prosecution is waiting for case management by the Court of Appeal to fix a hearing date, says official from Attorney-General's Chambers.

6 Malaysians held in Indonesia over bid to smuggle syabu in...

Indonesian police say five of the suspects are from Johor and one from Perak.

Indonesian court sentences French drug smuggler to death

An Indonesian court has sentenced Felix Dorfin to death for drug smuggling, in a surprise verdict after prosecutors asked for a 20-year jail term.

We can’t accept it, says mum of dead Indonesian maid Adelina

Yohanna Banunaek says she was shocked by acquittal of Adelina's employer of murder charge.

Discovery of Indonesian ballot papers in Selangor puts damper on polling

Some of the 20,000 ballot papers found were marked in favour of President Joko Widodo.

3 Indonesian maids allege ill-treatment by Tan Sri, Puan Sri

They claim, besides being assaulted, they were not paid their wages and never allowed to return to Indonesia.

Siti Aisyah files appeal for acquittal over Kim Jong Nam murder

Her lawyer Gooi Soon Seng says a mere discharge not amounting to an acquittal opens the prospect of her being charged again.

2 fishermen robbed at gunpoint at Malaysia-Indonesia border

The two were robbed of their phones and catch but were otherwise unharmed.

Councillor: Immigration officer was rude to pregnant woman in Penang

The Indonesian woman who married a local was allegedly told to take a ship back to her hometown in Medan after being denied an extension to her visitor's pass.

Peeping Tom suspect dies 12 days after assault

The Indonesian suffered head and internal injuries after he was believed to have been beaten up.

Court says Jong Nam murder accused must explain suspicious conduct

The High Court notes that their behaviour, as seen on CCTV, before and after Jong Nam was attacked was very different and needs an explanation.

Siti Aisyah, Doan ordered to enter defence for Jong Nam’s murder

If convicted, they could face the death penalty.

Indonesian shaman accused of keeping girl as sex slave for 15...

The shaman tricked her into having sex with him for the next 15 years by claiming to be possessed by the "jin", or spirit, of a young boy.

3 Indonesians among 7 nabbed in Malaysia for terrorism

They were detained in Terengganu, Selangor, Perak and Johor in raids from July 12 to last Tuesday.

Rescuers stop search for remaining boat capsize victims

Maritime agency calls off the operation as there are no new leads and a slim chance of finding the victims.

Datin Rozita’s sentence review to be heard on Wednesday

Prosecution had filed notice of urgency in maid abuse case that has drawn widespread attention after woman was bound over for good behaviour instead of being jailed.

Doan, 2 others came to Malaysia a month before Jong Nam...

Vietnamese Doan Thi Huong came to Malaysia with Hanamori and Ri Ji Hyon, known as ‘Mr Y’ via a Vietnam Airlines flight from the Noi Bao Airport.

Steel beam collapses, killing 1, injuring 4 at factory site

Witness says a strong wind at that time might have caused the steel beam to collapse when workers were having their break.

Where was the outcry over maid’s death, Swiss envoy asks

Michael Winzap asks if Amnesty International, as a human rights organisation, has been highlighting such cases and making sure Malaysians know about them.

Malaysia to discuss SOP with Indonesia on workers in April

Malaysian ambassador to Indonesia says alleged maid abuse issue in Bukit Mertajam is isolated case as there are 124,664 foreign maids in country.

Maid’s death: Remand of woman, 60, extended 1 week

Bukit Mertajam magistrate’s court registrar Nor Hapipah Abdullah allows police to detain woman for investigation into death of Indonesian maid, until Feb 26.

Direct hiring exposes maids to abuse, says maid hiring body

They may not have a local contact to call in case of abuse, says Malaysian Association of Foreign Maid Agencies.

Maid abuse: Siblings’ remand extended another week

The remand order for the two siblings, aged 36 and 39, begins on Feb 15 and ends on Feb 21

Animal bite marks seen on Adelina’s hand, claims Indonesian agency

Nusron Wahid, who heads the agency overseeing Indonesia’s nationals working overseas, says the maid’s left arm had been badly affected by a liquid chemical.

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