LAST_UPDATEThu, 26 Apr 2018 8am

What Are Today’s Headlines?

The English dailies today reports on the recovered RM800,000 cash found from a police corporal and the large sum set aside by our PM to benefit oil palm smallholders.

Filthy Rich Corporal With RM800,000 Stashed Away - MalayMail, the Sun, and The Star all reports on the Melaka police corporal with a monthly income of only RM2,500 who was caught hiding RM800,000 in his storeroom at the police contingent quarters. The 52-year-old cop from the Malacca state anti-vice, gaming and secret societies division, led MACC officers to the stash in a storeroom at his house after being quizzed on his role in the ‘protection’ of vice and gambling dens in two districts in the state.

RM510 Million More For Oil Palm Smallholders - Announced by the prime minister, the allocation will benefit 600,000 smallholders engaged either in replanting oil palm or in new schemes, reports New Straits Times. The funds are on top of a budgeted RM1.75 billion for the 2010-2020 period.

The Malay dailies highlighted on the police corporal arrested for stashing RM800,000 in bribe money in his storeroom at the police barracks, the commotion during the Dialog Transformasi Nasional TN2050, and the food aid to help the urban poor.

Korporal Polis Ditahan Bersama Wang Tunai RM800,000 (Police Corporal Arrested For Stashing Away RM800,000 In Cash) - Both Kosmo and Utusan Malaysia reports on MACC’s arrest on a 52-year-old police corporal for stashing away RM800,000 at a police quarters which has led to gambling syndicates in Melaka shutting down operations and moving out.

3 Bikin Panas (Three Individuals Making Unnecessary Commotions) - Harian Metro reports on Sulaiman Yassin, Datuk Rosyam Nor, and David Teo statements regarding the commotion and debacle during the Dialog Transformasi Nasional TN2050.

Bikin Malu (Embarrassing Incident) - Artists in Malaysia are advised to be smart enough to adapt themselves in social situations especially when attending formal events to avoid any more embarrassing incidents like the recent one during the Dialog Transformasi Nasional TN2050, reports Sinar Harian.

Bantuan Makanan Miskin Bandar (Food Aid For The Urban Poor) - The High Level Committee on Urban Poverty has decided to implement a food aid programme act through the National Blue Ocean Strategy (NBOS), said Datuk Seri Dr Ahmad Zahid Hamidi after chairing the committee meeting as reported in Berita Harian.

The vernacular dailies front paged the news on the latest updates regarding the arrest of JJPTR’s founder and his two aides, and the debacle between David Teo and Sulaiman Yassin at the TN50 event attended by Prime Minister Datuk Seri Najib Tun Razak.

Remand Extended Until Friday- China Press reports on the remand orders against JJPTR founder Johnson Lee and two of his aides have been extended for one more day.

Police To Investigate Scuffle At TN50 Event - On its front page today, Sin Chew reports on the police receiving two reports concerning David Teo and Sulaiman Yassin who were involved in a scuffle at the National Transformation Dialogue session and are obligated to investigate the incident as it had gone viral, Putrajaya district police Chief ACP Rosly Hassan said.