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PUTRAJAYA: The Education Ministry (MOE) denied making amendments or conducting a review of the Form Three History curriculum and textbooks to omit some chapters relating to the Japanese occupation and...
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KINI ROUNDUP | Here are key headlines you may have missed yesterday, in brief. 1.
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The Women's March participated by a pro-LGBT group did not contravene the Federal Constitution, said de facto Deputy Law Minister Mohamed Hanipa Maidin (photo, above).
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PKR president Anwar Ibrahim wants authorities to probe allegations that preacher Wan Ji Wan Hussin was assaulted during his brief detention at Kajang prison.
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YOURSAY | ‘Since AG cannot direct cabinet, the moratorium order must come from the latter.’ AG unaware of cross-appeal in Wan Ji case before enhanced sentence Gerard Lourdesamy: Just issue a direc...
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Voon Lee Shan KUCHING: The Pakatan Harapan (PH) government is making another U-turn against the promises made in their election manifesto by repealing and replacing the Sedition Act 1948, said Parti ...
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Preacher Wan Ji Wan Hussin claimed he was beaten up by a prison warden during his brief detention at Kajang prison.
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KUALA LUMPUR, July 14 — PAS has urged the Pakatan Harapan (PH) to retain the Sedition Act 1948 but said its use should not be abused.
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PAS president Abdul Hadi Awang has urged the government to retain the Sedition Act 1948 but not abuse it.
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IPOH, July 13 — Deputy public prosecutors should get the advice of the attorney general (AG) for follow-ups before taking action on all criminal cases that originated before the landmark GE14, DAP a...
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DAP supremo Lim Kit Siang wants deputy public prosecutors to read Pakatan Harapan's manifesto to learn about the government's position on certain laws.
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KUCHING: Analysts have differed on the debate over abolishing draconian laws, with one warning that the opposition will use Pakatan Harapan’s (PH) failure to do so against it and others cautioning t...
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KUALA LUMPUR: The Attorney-General’s Chambers (AGC) will review each case under the Sedition Act which were still pending in the courts in May 2018 depending on their peculiar circumstances, says At...
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LETTER | In our multi-faceted plural society of diverse ethnic groups and religious composition, the task of maintaining harmony and peaceful co-existence demands constant rigour and commitment.
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KUALA LUMPUR, July 12 — Attorney General (AG) Tommy Thomas has claimed today he was not aware of Muslim preacher Wan Ji Wan Hussin’s cross-appeal in a sedition case until the High Court upheld the...
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PETALING JAYA: The government will continue to rely on the Sedition Act 1948 in appropriate cases to prosecute those who promote hate speech, Attorney-General Tommy Thomas said.
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PETALING JAYA: Attorney General Tommy Thomas says he was not aware of the case against Muslim preacher Wan Ji Wan Hussin for making seditious remarks against the Selangor Sultan until the High Court upheld the decision to convict him and enhanced his sentence on July 9.
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Attorney-General Tommy Thomas says he was not aware of the prosecution's cross-appeal in the sedition case of independent preacher Wan Ji Wan Hussin until a new sentence was issued on Tuesday.
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JULY 12 ― In our multi-faceted plural society of diverse ethnic groups and religious composition, the task of maintaining harmony and peaceful co-existence demands constant rigour and commitment.
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SHAH ALAM: The High Court here today allowed an application for a stay of the one-year jail sentence imposed on preacher Wan Ji Wan Hussin who was convicted for making remarks that were found to be se...
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Prime Minister Dr Mahathir Mohamad has confirmed that the government willrepeal the Sedition Act 1948 before replacing it with a new law.“We will first repealthe act," he said when asked today abou...
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SHAH ALAM (Bernama): The High Court here Friday (July 12) allowed an application for a stay of the one-year jail sentence imposed on Wan Ji Wan Hussin, until the appeal process is completed.
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KUALA LUMPUR, July 12 ― The High Court in Shah Alam today allowed Islamic preacher Wan Ji Wan Hussin to remain out of jail until he exhausts all appeals on his 12-month jail sentence after being con...
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SHAH ALAM: The Shah Alam High Court today granted a stay of execution for the one-year jail term handed down on Wan Ji Wan Hussin, the Muslim preacher who was convicted of making seditious remarks aga...
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MP SPEAKS | On the anniversary of his passing, P Patto’s voice resonates as a reminder that in New Malaysia, people should not be persecuted for what they think or say.
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KUALA LUMPUR: Putrajaya will repeal the sedition act and replace it with a new law, Prime Minister Mahathir Mohamad said on Thursday (Jul 11).
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KANGAR, July 11 — The Raja of Perlis Tuanku Syed Sirajuddin Jamalullail said the mosques in Perlis must be free from politics but remain a place to foster unity and cultivate love based on the princ...
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KUALA LUMPUR (July 11): Putrajaya intends to repeal the Sedition Act 1948 and replace it with new law, according to Prime Minister Tun Dr Mahathir Mohamad.
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Preacher Wan Ji Wan Hussin’s stay of execution application on his one-year jail term for insulting royalty will be heard tomorrow morning.
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KUALA LUMPUR, July 11 — Putrajaya is looking to repeal the controversial Sedition Act 1948 and replace it with a new law, Tun Dr Mahathir Mohamad said today.
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LETTER | If you are even minimally interested in politics and human rights, you will have heard of someone being detained or charged under the Sedition Act 1948.
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The imprisonment of preacher Wan Ji Wan Hussin for one year from yesterday is an affront to freedom of expression.
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KUALA LUMPUR (July 11): Putrajaya intends to repeal the Sedition Act 1948 and replace it with new law, according to Prime Minister Tun Dr Mahathir Mohamad.
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YOURSAY | ‘The Sedition Act wouldn’t even have applied if Harapan had kept its promise to abolish it.’ Insulting royalty - preacher Wan Ji's sentence enhanced, begins jail term today BA Baracus:...
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JULY 10 — The imprisonment of Ustaz Wanji for one-year from yesterday was an affront to freedom of expression.
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KUALA LUMPUR: The government is still reviewing the Sedition Act 1948 and has yet to decide on whether it should be amended or abolished, said Home Minister Tan Sri Muhyiddin Yassin.
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KUALA LUMPUR, July 10 — The government now needs to study the suitability of repealing the Sedition Act 1948, the prime minister said today after questions over its delay that led to the recent jail...
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KUALA LUMPUR, July 10 — Youth leaders from the ruling Pakatan Harapan (PH) today chorused calls to release Islamic preacher Wan Ji Wan Hussin from jail.
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LETTER | The impending imprisonment of two individuals under repressive and draconian legislation is signalling a deep concern for the freedom of expression and assembly in Malaysia.
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KAJANG, July 9 — Several social activists and civil liberty advocacy groups today expressed disappointment at the Pakatan Harapan administration for not fulfilling its pledge to abolish the Sedition...
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JULY 9 — Suara Rakyat Malaysia (Suaram) is disappointed by the decision of the High Court of Shah Alam in the conviction of Wan Ji Wan Hussin under the Sedition Act 1948.
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PETALING JAYA: Suara Rakyat Malaysia (Suaram) will gather tonight in solidarity with a PKR-linked religious preacher after the High Court upheld his conviction for making seditious remarks against the...
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KUALA LUMPUR, July 9 — The public prosecutor must explain why preacher Wan Ji Wan Hussin was handed a heavier jail sentence despite Putrajaya’s stated intention to repeal the Sedition Act, a lawye...
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IPOH, July 9 — Vince Tan today blamed Pakatan Harapan (PH) for Muslim preacher Wan Ji Wan Hussin’s jail sentence after the latter was convicted of sedition against Sultan Sharafuddin Idris Shah of...
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KUALA LUMPUR (July 9): The first half of 2019 (1H2019) saw fewer Malaysian companies opting to list their companies in stock exchanges overseas, according to the Ministry of Finance (MoF). In a writte...
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GEORGE TOWN: PKR Youth says it is shocked by the High Court’s decision today to uphold the conviction of its member, Muslim preacher Wan Ji Wan Hussin, for making seditious remarks against the Selan...
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KUALA LUMPUR, July — The High Court in Shah Alam rejected today independent Muslim preacher Wan Ji Wan Hussin’s appeal against his conviction for making seditious remarks against the Sultan of Sel...
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SHAH ALAM: The High Court here today rejected PKR-linked Muslim preacher Wan Ji Wan Hussin’s appeal against his conviction for a charge of making seditious remarks against the sultan of Selangor sev...
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KUCHING: It is not against the law to speak about independence or secession, Parti Bumi Kenyalang president Voon Lee Shan said.
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PETALING JAYA: There is no historical record of Umno and its members acting as a group in fighting and defeating Communist insurgents, the National Patriot Association (Patriot) said today.
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PETALING JAYA: Datuk Seri Najib Razak's speech at an Umno event where he said the party fought and defeated the communist during the insurgency is historically inaccurate, says the National Patriots Association (Patriot).
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DAP lawmaker Terence Naidu lodged a police report today against PAS Muslimat vice-chief Salamiah Md Nor, who had called for an end to vernacular schools.
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PETALING JAYA: The human resources ministry today called out the Malaysian Trades Unions Congress (MTUC) for wanting to seek help from the United Nations to ratify an international convention which th...
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KUCHING: Parti Bumi Kenyalang’s (PBK) quest for independence for Sarawak from Putrajaya is not seditious, its president Voon Lee Shan said.
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THE announcement by the Health Ministry that it was measles which killed 15 Orang Asli from the Kuala Koh Bateq community reveals the healthcare situation for our indigenous people, “Mystery solved:...
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It is not as yet clear that Shared Prosperity 2030 will be the wherewithal for federal policy-making in the coming decade.
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PETALING JAYA: Lawyers for Liberty (LFL) today announced the appointment of human rights lawyer Melissa Sasidaran as the new director of the human rights and law reform body.
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PETALING JAYA: Latheefa Koya’s resignation from Lawyers for Liberty (LFL), was swiftly followed by her decision to quit PKR.
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KUALA LUMPUR, 29 — The police have dropped a sedition investigation against the organisers of the International Women's Day March (IWD), who held a peaceful assembly in March this year.
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The sedition investigation against the organisers of this year's Women's March has been classified as 'no further action' (NFA) and dropped, according to Muhyiddin Yassin.
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There is greater freedom of expression in the country since Pakatan Harapan came into power last May, but also much room for improvement, according to Suaram project coordinator Dobby Chew.
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YOURSAY | ‘Such laws are a long time coming, and as each day passes, the hate grows with impunity.’ Amanah leader moots new law to stamp out 'Isma-like hate mongering' Simple Truth: I totally agre...
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Nearly 50 Palestinians were injured during demonstrations at the Gaza border to mark 71 years since the Al-Nakba on Wednesday.
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RONALD Crelinsten states in his book Counterterrorism (2009) that three important pillars play a vital role in counterterrorism strategies – surveillance, intelligence gathering and monitoring.
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PETALING JAYA: The government’s intention to abolish the Sedition Act by this year is welcomed, but there must be close scrutiny to prevent the introduction of a new law that can be a new Sedition Act in disguise, said Gerakan president Datuk Dr Dominic Lau.
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KUALA LUMPUR: Political cartoonist Zulkiflee Anwar Haque, better known as Zunar, says there is no freedom in Pakatan Harapan’s New Malaysia as long as the government refuses to repeal laws like the ...
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LETTER | Gerakan welcomes the announcement by the minister in Prime Minister’s Department that the Pakatan Harapan government plans to abolish the Sedition Act by this year.
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PETALING JAYA: A human rights group dedicated to freedom of speech and expression says the media is freer under the new Pakatan Harapan government but much needs to be done to encourage “responsible...
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MAY 10 — Earlier today, police arrested a man named Firdaus Abdillah Hamzah (Pipiyapong) — an average Malaysian, like you and me.
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PUTRAJAYA: The Sedition Act 1948 is expected to be abolished this year, says Minister in the Prime Minister’s Department Liew Vui Keong.
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PUTRAJAYA (Bernama): The Sedition Act 1948 is expected to be abolished this year, says Law Minister in the Prime Minister's Department Datuk Liew Vui Keong.
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PUTRAJAYA, May 10 — The unpopular Sedition Act 1948 will be abolished by this year, de facto law minister Datuk Liew Vui Keong has confirmed.
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Attorney-General Tommy Thomas' participation in a forum on the Rome Statute, when the matter had already been rejected by the Malay rulers, is rude and borders on treason, claimed an Umno MP today.
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THE constitutional position of state Rulers has been in the news lately and there is bitter controversy over several issues.
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KUCHING, May 9 — The state government is selecting a consultant to undertake a comprehensive study of the native courts system to meet the current needs of the local communities, Deputy Chief Minist...
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PETALING JAYA, May 8 — Amnesty International (AI) Malaysia today suggested that the Pakatan Harapan (PH) government formulate a strategic roadmap for introducing human rights reforms.
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KUALA LUMPUR: The government is ready to re-examine the essence of the Social Harmony Act that can be used in efforts to, among others, control the dissemination of information which can potentially h...
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The Porsche 911 Speedster with and without the optional Heritage Design package.
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KUALA LUMPUR, May 8 — The government is ready to re-examine the essence of the Social Harmony Act that can be used in efforts to, among others, control the dissemination of information which can pot...
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With every new generation of a model, an automotive brand risks alienating their existing loyal customers in favour of attracting a new kind of customer.
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PUTRAJAYA (May 6): Definitive steps to amend or repeal Malaysia’s security laws that are considered harsh, such as SOSMA, POCA and POTA, are among the accomplishments of the Home Affairs Ministry (K...
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PUTRAJAYA (Bernama): Definitive steps to amend or repeal Malaysia's security laws are among the accomplishments of the Home Ministry in Pakatan Harapan's first year in power.
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KUALA LUMPUR, May 6 — The Pakatan Harapan (PH) government has yet to deliver on its election pledges to reform allegedly repressive laws and uphold human rights despite a promising start, a panel of...
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KUALA LUMPUR: After close to one year in power, the government has failed to reform repressive legislation and has continued to restrict fundamental freedoms and silence dissent, says civil society groups.
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GEORGE TOWN: PKR president Anwar Ibrahim held back tears recalling how political cartoonist Zunar was mistreated by the previous administration over the years.
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PETALING JAYA: Tun Dr Mahathir Mohamad has congratulated the country for having jumped 22 places in the latest World Press Freedom Index.
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KUALA LUMPUR, May 3 — Prime Minister Tun Dr Mahathir Mohamad commended the local media industry for improving its ranking in the World Press Freedom index this year.
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PETALING JAYA: Tun Dr Mahathir Mohamad has congratulated the media after Malaysia jumped up 22 places in the latest World Press Freedom Index.
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KUALA LUMPUR: A frequent critic of Pakatan Harapan (PH) acknowledges that the coalition has, in its first year of power, made laudable moves in the interest of democracy but complains that the pace ha...
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PETALING JAYA: A lawyer-activist, who was recently hauled in for questioning under the Sedition Act 1948, has rubbished Dr Mahathir Mohamad’s assurance that there is no need to be alarmed over the s...
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KUCHING: Sarawak will seek comprehensive amendments to the Federal Constitution to protect state rights and safeguards under the Malaysia Agreement 1963 (MA63).
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LONDON: Land Rover has announced plans for the new Land Rover Defender to complete a final phase of field testing with Tusk Trust, on location in Kenya.
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KINI ROUNDUP | Here are key headlines you may have missed yesterday, in brief. 1.
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Umno Youth chief Asyraf Wajdi Dusuki welcomed the police's decision to investigate a forum on the Rome Statute last Saturday under the Sedition Act 1948.
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KUALA LUMPUR, April 29 — DAP National Legal Bureau chairman Ramkarpal Singh has voiced his regret over the announcement of a sedition probe by the police over a forum discussing the Rome Statute rec...
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KUALA LUMPUR: A former diplomat, who initiated Malaysia’s accession to the Rome Statute, said critics propagating racial and religious sentiments are using false arguments as Malaysia had previously...
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Japanese automotive parts retailer Autobacs has now brought its range of fully synthetic engine oils into the Malaysian market, having signed an exclusive distribution deal with CKL Group, the parent ...
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KUALA LUMPUR: CKL Group (M) Sdn Bhd has started selling Autobacs fully synthetic engine oils through its Lim Tayar service centre chain.
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PETALING JAYA: The Human Rights Commission of Malaysian (Suhakam) has expressed disappointment that security laws will only be amended rather than repealed.
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KUALA LUMPUR, April 24 — The Human Rights Commission of Malaysia (Suhakam) said there was nothing extraordinary in how it released its inquiry findings that concluded “enforced disappearance” in...