Wednesday, October 23, 2013
HELP University Malaysia has awarded an honorary doctorate in Economics to North Korean supreme leader Kim Jong-Un.
News of the conferment turned viral after a blog entry on Tuesday by ForeignPolicy.com detailing the award, started circulating on social media.
The blog quoted a Korean Central News Agency (KCNA) article that reported on a ceremony conveying the certificate.
The simple ceremony was held on Oct 3 in the DPR Korean (North Korean) embassy in Kuala Lumpur and was attended by 35 invitees including the HELP University president Datuk Dr Paul Chan and the North Korean ambassador to Malaysia, who received the honour on Kim's behalf.
It was also mentioned that Kim Jong Un was the first foreign head of state to receive the honorary degree from the university.
The body of Ng Yuk Tim was found stuffed into a green suitcase, clad in a T-shirt and underwear, but did not show any signs of sexual abuse.
Selangor deputy police chief Deputy Comm Datuk Abdul Rahim Jaafar said a post-mortem conducted at the Universiti Malaya Medical Centre (UMMC) showed that Ng died of severe head injuries due to three heavy blows to the head and there was no evidence to suggest she was raped.
He also said her body bore no post-mortem injuries from placing her into the suitcase.
"She was discovered in a fetal position," he said when contacted Wednesday.
"There were no signs that her joints were broken in order to fit her into the suitcase.
"We have recorded the statements of more than two individuals, including the victim's parents as well as the 23-year-old main suspect.
Elizabeth ( R ) and Sheila ( L )
Elizabeth disappears for a second time, brother seeks police help
Elizabeth Momay Donny’s (right pic) sudden disappearance from her home has caused anxiety to her family.
Her brother, Edwin, 26, lodged a police report yesterday seeking police assistance to locate.
He said he not only feared for her safety but that she would also be sitting for her SPM exam in November.
Elizabeth Momay Donny
In his police report, Edwin said his sister left their family home in Lane 3, Jalan Kenari at about 3.30pm on Oct 7.
He believed a man had come to fetch her.