Panjavarman Perumal 56, dead after he was attacked by a group of six girls , aged between 15 and 20 because of a heated Facebook chat between a 15-year-old schoolgirl when one of them came looking for her together with other family members.

Panjavarnam Perumal was attacked with helmets, at about 11pm on Monday. The Form Two student’s mother, A. Rajeswari, 34, was also injured in the attack. Factory worker Rajeswari said she received a call at 10pm while she was at work from a girl who insisted on meeting her. “I told her I was at work and would only be home at 11pm. When I got home, I saw a group of girls hanging around on the ground floor.

Rajeswari said she asked her uncle, Panjavarnam, who stayed with her, to talk to the girls and see what was going on. “They told me that my daughter wrote disparaging remarks about them on Facebook and she should apologize.

They, whom been attacked by helmet lost consciousness and was brought to Penang hospital by ambulance. Rajeswari was discharged after receiving treatment for bruises on her head and body. George Town OCPD Asst Comm Mior Faridalathrash Wahid said Panjavarnam died on the way to the hospital and a post-mortem showed that he died of a heart attack. Police arrested three girls and a man, aged between 15 and 23, at the scene and they have been remanded for six days pending investigations.

He confirmed that the disparaging Facebook posting led to the argument and the deceased, who worked as a cleaner, had tried to stop the argument but was beaten up, kicked and stepped on instead.

Malaysia's foremost platform for new Japanese film returns for the thirteenth year running, bragging over a month of difficult to-see-anyplace else screenings of the best motion pictures made in Japan. Highlighting a varied lineup of true to life offerings that incorporates swarm satisfying blockbusters, roar with laughter comedies, recompense champs and the quintessential art house pearl, the Japanese Film Festival 2016 guarantees old top choices and new disclosures for moviegoers of all palates. All movies are exhibited in Japanese with English subtitles. 

The Japan Foundation is a non-profit organization established in 1972 with the purpose of promoting mutual cultural exchange between Japan and other countries. The Kuala Lumpur office was established in October 1989 and its status upgraded to Cultural Centre in February 1992. Three years later in April 1995, the Language Centre was formed under the umbrella of the Cultural Centre. The facilities available at The Japan Foundation Kuala Lumpur include the Tatami room and the Library.

The primary objective of JFKL is to develop mutual understanding between people through culture and language within the region. The office also facilitates and supports the exchange of personnel and experts who works in the field of Arts, Culture, Humanities and Social Sciences. Other objectives include developing a pool of local expertise in the field of Japanese language teaching and developing teaching materials suitable for local needs. Lastly it facilitates the exchange of information between bodies concerned with Japan related cultural issues.

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Johor Darul Ta'zim (JDT) football club will be hosting the introduction of its new president, Tunku Tun Aminah Binti Sultan Ibrahim. As per status updates in Johor Southern Tiger Facebook page, the ceremony will be held on Thursday at 2.00 pm at the Stadium Tan Sri Haji Hassan Yunus, Larkin.

She was born on April 8, 1986, and is the only daughter of Sultan Ibrahim Ismail. She went to school at Sri Utama School before pursuing her A-Levels at La Salle College in Singapore. Tunku Aminah is the second child in the royal family of Johor, and the only daughter of the Johor Sultan; Sultan Ibrahim Ismail Ibni Almarhum Sultan Iskandar Al-Haj. Currently, Tunku Ismail is the owner of JDT Club and Royal Patron of JFA.

With the 30-year old princess' appointment, the 2015 AFC Cup champions are currently the other Malaysian club to have a female president or chairperson. The other female club president in Malaysia at the moment is Siti Zubaidah Abdul Jabar, the chairperson of Premier League's PKNS FC.

Two men were killed when the van they were driving was hit by a car in Jalan Baru Kulim, Baling - Grik, near Batu Tujuh Kampung Balik Wind, Kuala Ketil, It is believed that the incident was happened at 9.40pm, victim by the name - Che Kak Idris, 51 from Kepala Batas, Pulau Pinang was on the way from Baling to Kulim before collide with the car of a man who was driving from opposite direction. 

In the initial investigation, believed that the accident occurred when the man was overtaking another vehicle but he could not avoid when the victim who driving the van came from opposite direction before the collision. – said District Police of Baling Chief Superintendent Shariffuddin. 

According to him, the victims were trapped before being sent to the Sultan Abdul Halim Hospital, Sungai Petani and was pronounced dead at 12.10pm last night due to the incident. "The driver of the car was also sent to the hospital as he badly injured. "The case is being investigated under Section 41 (1) of the Road Transport Act 1987 for reckless driving causing death," said Shariffuddin.

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