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Chinese surgeon asks patient for more money mid-operation

Chinese surgeon asks patient for more money mid-operation

A surgeon in northeastern China accused of asking a patient to pay for an add-on procedure while she was undergoing an operation is being investigated by the health authorities, according to a local media report. The 20-year-old patient, identified only as Jiang Meng, was diagnosed with cervical erosion by a doctor at a hospital in […]

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Chinese grandfather loses two fingers feeding paper money to caged tiger

Chinese grandfather loses two fingers feeding paper money to caged tiger

Hong Kong – A circus tiger bit off two of a Chinese grandfather’s fingers while he was trying to feed the animal with paper money. The 65-year-old man, only identified by his surname Bai, was treated in hospital and is now out of danger, Nanyang Evening Post reported. The circus was visiting Jingziguan in Henan […]

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Penang floods: JDT donates Malaysia Cup prize money to victims

Penang floods: JDT donates Malaysia Cup prize money to victims

Johor Baharu – Four-time Malaysian Super League champions Johor Darul Ta’zim (JDT) will give its Malaysia Cup prize win to Penang flood victims. Club president Tunku Tun Aminah Maimunah Iskandariah Sultan Ibrahim made the announcement, which is posted on the Southern Tigers Facebook page on Monday. She said as decreed by Tunku Mahkota Johor Tunku […]

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Alleged Hong Kong triad boss arrested for money laundering

Alleged Hong Kong triad boss arrested for money laundering

Hong Kong – An alleged Hong Kong triad boss known as “Shanghai Boy” was arrested Wednesday on suspicion of laundering more than HK$100 million (RM54.23 million), police said. Businessman Kwok Wing-hung, famed for his ever-present 70s-style sunglasses and swept-forward bowl haircut, was detained in the upmarket Repulse Bay district. “The investigation revealed that the arrested […]

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More money in people’s pocket with tax reduction – Salleh

More money in people’s pocket with tax reduction – Salleh

Kuala Lumpur – The individual income tax reduction announced at the tabling of the 2018 Budget would enable people to have more money in their pocket, said Communications and Multimedia Minister Datuk Seri Salleh Said Keruak. Salleh noted that the lowering of the tax rates by two percentage points for income tax band between RM20,000 […]

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Bathers show up naked on beach to raise money for charity

Bathers show up naked on beach to raise money for charity

Hundreds of skinny-dippers ditched their clothes and ran into the North Sea against a backdrop of a glorious golden sunrise on Sunday morning. The North East Skinny Dip saw around 400 people of all ages whip off their clothes and plunge into the chilly waters as the sun rose. Some of the nude crowd held […]

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Ringgit opens lower against US dollar

Ringgit opens lower against US dollar

Kuala Lumpur – The ringgit opened easier against the US dollar today on subdued demand for the local currency, as investors eye the release of key US inflation data today. At 9am, the local unit was quoted at 4.1960/2000 against the greenback from Wednesday’s close of 4.1900/1940. A dealer said US inflation data could give […]

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Money no object for City, but Guardiola must deliver

Money no object for City, but Guardiola must deliver

United Kingdom – Fortified by Manchester City’s £200 million (US$260 million) overhaul, Pep Guardiola is under pressure to ensure his second season in the Premier League is far more successful than his torrid first. Guardiola had a troubled debut campaign at Eastlands as the Spaniard failing to win a trophy for the first time in […]

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US accuses Chinese company of money laundering for North Korea

US accuses Chinese company of money laundering for North Korea

Washington – The United States has accused a Chinese-based company of acting as a front for laundering money on behalf of a sanctioned North Korean bank and has filed a complaint seeking US$1.9 million from it, US prosecutors said on Thursday. Mingzheng International Trading Limited has facilitated prohibited dollar transactions through the United States on […]

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1MDB prosecutors said to eye ex-Goldman banker’s money moves

1MDB prosecutors said to eye ex-Goldman banker’s money moves

New York – US prosecutors investigating Goldman Sachs Group Inc.’s role in raising almost $6 billion for Malaysia’s 1MDB investment fund are asking questions about money flowing through accounts linked to Tim Leissner, the lead banker behind the transactions, according to people familiar with the matter. Officials from the Federal Bureau of Investigation and Justice […]

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