KUALA LUMPUR, Dec 14 (Bernama) -- Minister in the Prime Minister's Department Datuk Seri Abdul Rahman Dahlan has appointed a counsel to exhaust all legal means against Parti Keadilan Rakyat (PKR) vice- president, Rafizi Ramli.

SHAH ALAM, Dec 14 (Bernama) -- The police are investigating the possibility of the murder and arson case of four family members in Tanjung Sepat, Sepang, early yesterday morning, has been carried out by a suspect who is known to the victims.

IPOH, Dec 14 (Bernama) -- A total of 5,265 cases of dengue fever were recorded in Perak from January to Dec 9, this year compared to 3,549 cases in the same period last year, an increase of 48.4 per cent.

KUALA LUMPUR, Dec 14 (Bernama) -- Dewan Negara today passed five bills, namely the Finance Bill (No. 2) 2017, the Labuan Business Activity Tax (Amendment) (No. 2) Bill 2017, the Income Tax (Amendment) Bill 2017, the Dangerous Drugs (Amendment) Bill 2017 and the Arbitration Bill (Amendment) 2017.

SEPANG, Dec 14 (Bernama) -- The Transport Ministry will step up monitoring of the cleanliness levels at all transport hubs in the country, especially the toilets at these places.

SEPANG, Dec 14 (Bernama) -- A fisherman from Sekinchan, Selangor, who was sentenced to jail in Indonesia, hoped to be able to return home soon to welcome the Chinese New Year with his family in February.

PUTRAJAYA, Dec 14 (Bernama) -- The Prevention of Crime (Amendment) Act 2017 (POCAA) will come into effect tomorrow.