Zahid Hamidi - updates

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Malaysian opposition leader charged in $26 million graft case

Oct 19, 2018 - 6:24 PM

Ahmad Zahid Hamidi, a former deputy premier and ally of scandal-mired ex-leader Najib Razak, is accused of crimes that include accepting bribes to award government contracts and money-laundering

Malaysia to deport 50 North Koreans despite ban – deputy PM

Mar 14, 2017 - 2:07 PM

Deputy Prime Minister Ahmad Zahid Hamidi did not say why the government had decided on the expulsion despite Kuala Lumpur s bar on North Korean nationals leaving the country

STILL FLYING HIGH. A North Korean flag flaps in the wind inside the grounds of the North Korean embassy in Kuala Lumpur on March 13, 2017. Lilian Suwanrumpha/AFP

Malaysia accepts 68 Syrian refugees

May 28, 2016 - 3:51 PM

Deputy Prime Minister Zahid Hamidi says the Syrian migrants who flew into Malaysia via Lebanon will be allowed to work while the children will be able to attend public schools

REFUGE. A Syrian man hugs his son after arriving at the Royal Malaysian Air Force (RMAF) airbase in Subang, outside Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia, 28 May 2016. Photo by Fazry Ismail/ EPA

Malaysia: MILF's Murad, Iqbal not Malaysian citizens

Mar 17, 2015 - 3:04 PM

I hope the member of parliament understands and this is the official stand of the Government of Malaysia on this issue says Malaysian Home Minister Ahmad Zahid Hamidi

PH-based abductors demand $11M for Chinese victim

Apr 10, 2014 - 10:03 PM

Malaysian Home Minister Zahid Hamidi says the abductors of a Chinese tourist kidnapped in a dive resort in Borneo are negotiating from Mindanao through an intermediary

Malaysia 'mystified' as no jet debris found

Mar 10, 2014 - 12:50 PM

2ND UPDATE Malaysia says it is increasing efforts to solve the missing aircraft mystery

SEARCHING. This handout photo taken on March 9, 2014 shows Malaysian Maritime Enforcement personnel looking through binoculars during search and rescue operations for the missing Malaysia Airlines (MAS) Boeing 777-200. Photo by Malaysian Maritime Enforcement/AFP

Sabah insists: PH Navy shot 35 'Sulu militants'

Apr 29, 2013 - 2:08 PM

Sabah police chief Hamza Taib says he could however only cite intelligence reports since the incident did not happen within his jurisdiction

Navy denies killing 35 'militants' trying to enter Malaysia

Apr 25, 2013 - 1:29 PM

UPDATE The Philippine Navy on Thursday April 25 denied that navy personnel shot and killed 35 militants trying to enter Malaysia

Malaysia rejects Sabah ceasefire

Mar 07, 2013 - 3:45 PM

2nd UPDATE Malaysian Prime Minister Najib Razak told President Benigno Aquino III that the sultan s men must surrender

ONLY SURRENDER. Malaysian Defense Minister Ahmad Zahid Hamidi rejected self-proclaimed Sulu Sultan Jamalul Kiram III's unilateral ceasefire and will only order his troops to stand down when the Filipinos surrender

Malaysian PM to visit Sabah 'ground zero'

Mar 07, 2013 - 11:57 AM

Najib is reportedly planning to check on the ongoing operation in the area and the visit will boost the morale of Malaysian security troops deployed there

HIGH ALERT. Sabah's east coast is now on alert following the crackdown on the Filipinos in Lahud Datu