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PETALING JAYA: An MP has sought the intervention of the attorney-general over a recent court decision to free the accused employer of Indonesian domestic helper Adelina Lisao, who had died of injuries...
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KUALA LUMPUR, April 20 — Attorney General Tommy Thomas has said he will “personally” investigate the acquittal of the suspect accused of abusing and causing the death of her Indonesian maid, acc...
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KUALA LUMPUR, April 19 — The candidate to replace Tan Sri Richard Malanjum as chief justice (CJ) is still awaiting approval from the Conference of Rulers, Tun Dr Mahathir Mohamad said today.
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PUTRAJAYA: The Judicial and Legal Service Officers Association (Jalsoa) says it will obtain feedback from its members on separating the roles of attorney-general (AG) and public prosecutor (PP). Jalso...
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PETALING JAYA: Batang Sadong MP Nancy Shukri has rejected a federal minister’s claim that it was unnecessary to have the phrase “pursuant to the Malaysia Agreement 1963” in the constitutional am...
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KUALA LUMPUR, April 18 — Datuk Seri Najib Razak’s lawyers today failed to stop a house renovator from testifying in his money-laundering trial over RM42 million of former 1Malaysia Development Ber...
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KUALA LUMPUR, April 18 — The hearing of Datuk Seri Najib Razak’s SRC International RM42 million trial will not be resuming tomorrow as initially scheduled, but will continue next Monday.
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PUTRAJAYA: The public hearing of the Royal Commission of Inquiry (RCI) on human trafficking and mass graves in Wang Kelian entered its second day today with three more witnesses scheduled to give thei...
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KUALA LUMPUR, April 18 — The federal government and the Malay rulers could again tangle over another crucial appointment, with a report suggesting that the latter were holding up the replacement for...
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The father of lawyer Arun Kasi, who is engaged in contempt proceedings with attorney-general Tommy Thomas, has vowed to fast in front of the Parliament until "justice" prevails for his son.
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KUALA LUMPUR, April 17 — The prosecution and defence engaged briefly in a heated exchange over the former’s examination methods during today’s hearing of Datuk Seri Najib Razak’s trial over RM...
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De facto Law Minister Liew Vui Keong said it was unwarranted for Sarawak Chief Minister Abang Johari Openg to lay blame on the secretariat staff that prepared the amendment to Article 1(2) of the Fede...
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KUALA LUMPUR, April 12 — The Federal Court today refused to release the Court Recording Transcription (CRT) to lawyer Arun Kasi in contempt proceedings heard in open court, but no reasons were given...
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KUALA LUMPUR, April 11 ― Lawyer Arun Kasi wrote to the Chief Justice (CJ) and the Bar Council asking each for its view on Attorney General (AG) Tommy Thomas’s speech at the opening of the Legal Ye...
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KUALA LUMPUR, April 11 — The Sri Maha Mariamman Temple Task Force questioned today Attorney-General (AG) Tommy Thomas’s subsequent silence about its land dispute since promising a settlement last ...
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KOTA KINABALU: Universiti Malaysia Sabah (UMS) and leading telecommunications company, Huawei have set up an Information and Communication Technology (ICT) academy here.
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KUALA LUMPUR: Two opposing groups of protesters today gathered outside the Parliament building, with one of them demanding that Attorney-General Tommy Thomas resign, accusing him of misleading the Mal...
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KUALA LUMPUR, April 8 — As the Dewan Rakyat sitting convened today, a group of about 40 men and women assembled at the gates of Parliament demanding the removal of Foreign Minister Datuk Saifuddin A...
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SEREMBAN: The Barisan Nasional candidate for the Rantau by-election, Mohamad Hasan, maintained last night that he had not done anything wrong when he transferred RM10 million to buy an asset in London...
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KUALA LUMPUR: Former director of the Asian International Arbitration Centre (AIAC) N Sundra Rajoo, who is facing three counts of misappropriating RM1 million, has filed an appeal to get a ruling that ...
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PUTRAJAYA (April 5): Attorney General Tommy Thomas said it is not the court's job to prepare directions for imposing a gag order to ensure there is no sub judice or adverse comments made in the SRC In...
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PUTRAJAYA (April 4): Attorney General Tommy Thomas said it is not the court's job to prepare directions for imposing a gag order to ensure there is no sub judice or adverse comments made in the SRC In...
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PUTRAJAYA, April 4 — The media’s publishing of claims regarding the alleged use of money for items such as shopping at fashion store Chanel and Datuk Seri Najib Razak’s home renovation is why a ...
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KUALA LUMPUR (April 4): The sale of 1Malaysia Development Bhd’s (1MDB) superyacht Equanimity is historic, by any measure, said Attorney-General (AG) Tommy Thomas.
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PUTRAJAYA: Najib Razak, who is facing seven charges in relation to the SRC International trial, should have been given a discharge not amounting to an acquittal when the attorney-general (AG) withdrew...
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KUALA LUMPUR: The government may initiate a Royal Commission of Inquiry (RCI) to look into the findings by the Human Rights Commission of Malaysia (Suhakam) that concluded police’s Special Branch wa...
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KUALA LUMPUR (April 3): Finance Minister Lim Guan Eng said today the amount of money and effort to maintain and service superyacht Equanimity is "very taxing" because the government incurred some RM14...
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KUALA LUMPUR, April 3 — Datuk Seri Najib Razak used cheques issued from his AmPrivate banking account to pay for home renovation projects in addition to contributions to other Barisan Nasional parti...
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KUALA LUMPUR, April 3 — The prosecution and trial of Datuk Seri Najib Razak should serve as a reminder to those elected as prime ministers in the future, Attorney General (AG) Tommy Thomas said toda...
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KUALA LUMPUR (April 3): Finance Minister Lim Guan Eng said today the amount of money and effort to maintain and service superyacht Equanimity is "very taxing" because the government incurred some RM14...
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KUALA LUMPUR, April 3 — The long-awaited trial of former prime minister Datuk Seri Najib Razak officially starts today.
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KUALA LUMPUR, April 3 — The Equanimity, the super yacht once owned by an alleged key mastermind of the 1MDB scandal, has been sold to Genting Malaysia Bhd for US$126 million (RM514 million), the gov...
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TWO senior politicians have raised questions over Attorney-General Tommy Thomas’s (pix) announcement that Unified Examination Certificate holders will now be allowed to sit for the Certificate in Le...
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KUALA LUMPUR (April 1): High Court judge Collin Lawrence Sequerah said he is prepared to vacate the dates he had fixed for Datuk Seri Najib Razak's 1 Malaysia Development Bhd (1MDB) trial to accommoda...
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Negeri Sembilan Bersatu chief Rais Yatim has submitted a protest note to the Attorney-General's Chambers over the decision to accept United Examination Certificate (UEC) qualification as a prerequisit...
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SHAH ALAM: Vietnamese Doan Thi Huong, who is implicated in the murder of North Korean Kim Jong-nam, also known as Kim Chol, pleaded guilty after the prosecution charged her with a lesser alternative charge that does not carry the mandatory death penalty.
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The recognition accorded to the Unified Examination Certificate (UEC) for the purposes of eligibility to sit for the Certificate in Legal Practice (CLP) Examination was not done by the Education Minis...
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JOHOR BARU, March 31 — The recognition accorded to the Unified Examination Certificate (UEC) for the purposes of eligibility to sit for the Certificate in Legal Practice (CLP) Examination was not do...
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JOHOR BARU: The recognition accorded to the Unified Examination Certificate (UEC) for the purposes of eligibility to sit for the Certificate in Legal Practice (CLP) Examination was not done by the Edu...
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KUALA LUMPUR, March 29 — Students who hold the Unified Examination Certificate (UEC) are now eligible to sit for the Certificate in Legal Practise Examination (CLPE), the Legal Profession Qualifying...
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KUALA LUMPUR (March 29): Low Taek Jho, or better known as Jho Low, through a spokesman from his legal team, said the latest move by the government to freeze his father Tan Sri Larry Low Hock Peng's se...
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KUALA LUMPUR (March 29): Low Taek Jho, or better known as Jho Low, through a spokesman from his legal team, said the latest move by the government to freeze his father Tan Sri Larry Low Hock Peng's se...
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KAJANG: Wait for the trial of former prime minister Datuk Seri Najib Razak to begin, says Malaysian Anti-Corruption Commission (MACC) chief commissioner Datuk Seri Mohd Shukri Abdull, when asked if the delay in holding the trial was due to a lack of evidence on the MACC’s part.
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YOURSAY | ‘Students have every right to protest against kleptocracy.’ UM condemns provocations, urges students, 'supporters' to be mature Anonymous 2461101488710988: Shame on you, Universiti Malay...
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KUALA LUMPUR: Former Asian International Arbitration Centre (AIAC) director Datuk Prof Dr Sundra Rajoo was charged in the sessions court today with three counts of criminal breach of trust amounting t...
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KUALA LUMPUR: The government has defended former Federal Court judge Datuk Seri Gopal Sri Ram’s appointment as the lead prosecutor in Datuk Seri Najib Abdul Razak’s corruption case involving 1Mala...
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KUALA LUMPUR: The High Court today dismissed a leave application for judicial review by a former director of the Asian International Arbitration Centre (AIAC) who claimed to enjoy immunity from prosec...
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KUALA LUMPUR: Minister in the Prime Minister’s Department Liew Vui Keong told the Dewan Rakyat today that the attorney-general (AG) has the discretion to decide whether to drop charges, as was the c...
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KUALA LUMPUR, March 26 — The feasibility study on the proposal to carve out the attorney general’s (AG) prosecutorial powers will be tabled to a Cabinet committee by the middle of the year, said D...
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KUALA LUMPUR (March 25): Senior lawyer Tan Sri Muhammad Shafee Abdullah was ordered by the High Court today to attend the next committal proceeding initiated by Attorney General (AG) Tommy Thomas agai...
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KUALA LUMPUR (March 23): The Federal Court yesterday fixed Wednesday (March 27) to hear the prosecution's appeal against the stay of proceedings granted to former Prime Minister Datuk Seri Najib Razak...
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KUALA LUMPUR: The Federal Court has today fixed Wednesday (March 27) to hear the prosecution's appeal against the stay of proceedings granted to former Prime Minister Datuk Seri Najib Razak yesterday,...
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PUTRAJAYA: Datuk Seri Najib aBDUL Razak’s corruption trial involving RM42 million from SRC International Sdn Bhd funds will not proceed just yet.
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KUALA LUMPUR (March 21): The government is looking into the possibility to introduce a new law to compel polluters of the environment to pay for the cleanup operations and other damages that they ha...
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KUALA LUMPUR, March 21 — The government is looking into the possibility to introduce a new law to compel polluters of the environment to pay for the cleanup operations and other damages that they ha...
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PUTRAJAYA: The Court of Appeal today dismissed Najib Razak’s appeal for additional documents to prepare for his trial in relation to the SRC International case.
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PUTRAJAYA (March 18): Attorney General Tommy Thomas denied that there was a breach of natural justice on former premier Datuk Seri Najib Abdul Razak, as claimed by his lead counsel in the SRC Internat...
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PETALING JAYA (March 18): The Public Accounts Committee (PAC) will be tabling its findings on the marina projects totalling RM323.5 million.
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PUTRAJAYA: Attorney-General (AG) Tommy Thomas has defended his move to withdraw the certificate of transfer for Najib Razak’s SRC International cases several days before the trial was scheduled to b...
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PUTRAJAYA, March 18 ― The Court of Appeal was told today Datuk Seri Najib Razak was allegedly using every opportunity to delay his corruption trial involving RM42 million from SRC International Sdn ...
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PUTRAJAYA (March 18): Attorney General Tommy Thomas denied that there was a breach of natural justice on former premier Datuk Seri Najib Abdul Razak, as claimed by his lead counsel in the SRC Internat...
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KUALA LUMPUR: Newly elected Malaysian Bar president Datuk Ab­dul Fareed Abdul Gafoor says it would be better if the Attorney General provides an explanation on why murder charges against Vietna­mese Doan Thi Huong were not dropped.
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KUALA LUMPUR: Newly-elected president of the Malaysian Bar, Abdul Fareed Abdul Gafoor, said it would be good for Attorney-General Tommy Thomas to explain the decision to free Indonesian citizen Siti A...
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KUALA LUMPUR: The Attorney General (AG) should explain why murder charges against Vietnamese Doan Thi Huong were not dropped, says newly-minted Malaysian Bar president Datuk Abdul Fareed Abdul Gafoor.
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PUTRAJAYA (March 15): Ex-premier Datuk Seri Najib Razak's lawyer Tan Sri Muhammad Shafee Abdullah told the Court of Appeal today that his client wanted another judge to hear his criminal breach of tru...
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PETALING JAYA: The Attorney General has the right to drop charges against Indonesian Siti Aisyah, said outgoing Malaysian Bar president George Varughese amid concerns of double standards towards her co-accused, Viet­­­­namese Doan Thi Huong.
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LETTER | I refer to the Malaysiakini article AG’s inconsistency over Jong-nam murder accused mind-boggling.
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PUTRAJAYA (March 15): Ex-premier Datuk Seri Najib Razak's lawyer Tan Sri Muhammad Shafee Abdullah told the Court of Appeal today that his client wanted another judge to hear his criminal breach of tru...
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PUTRAJAYA: Najib Razak’s lawyers today argued that the High Court should have given him a discharge in the RM42 million SRC International case after Attorney-General (AG) Tommy Thomas withdrew the c...
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KUALA LUMPUR, March 15 — The Attorney General has the prerogative to drop charges against Siti Aisyah and continue the prosecution of Doan Thi Huong in Kim Jong-nam’s murder, the Malaysian Bar sai...
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PETALING JAYA: MCA stands with DAP's Ramkarpal Singh in questioning the Attorney General's (AG) decision to withdraw the case against Indonesian citizen Siti Aisyah, but not Vietnamese Doan Thi Huong in the murder case of Kim Jong-nam, says MCA spokesperson Chan Quin Er.
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YOURSAY | ‘The excuse being given for the delay is shocking and should not be entertained by the court.’ Shafee's 'pet dog' stalls Najib's hearing, AG rues delay Ipoh PP: Knowing this lawyer and w...
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KUALA LUMPUR: The night of May 9 last year was certainly filled with tension and anxiety for Malaysian Bar president George Varughese as the general election results trickled in.
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KUALA LUMPUR: An MP today hit out at the attorney-general’s (AG) decision to free Indonesian Siti Aisyah but not Vietnamese Doan Thi Huong of the charge of murdering Kim Jong Nam, calling it “mind...
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PETALING JAYA: As Indonesian Siti Aisyah was acquitted over the murder of Kim Jong-nam, the half-brother of North Korean leader Kim Jong-un, Vietnamese suspect Doan Thi Huong should be accorded the same treatment, says Ramkarpal Singh.
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DAP’s National Legal Bureau chairperson Ramkarpal Singh has lambasted the attorney-general for what he said what inconsistency in the Kim Jong-nam murder case.
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KUALA LUMPUR, March 14 — Bukit Gelugor MP Ramkarpal Singh criticised as “mind-boggling” the attorney general’s decision to maintain charges against one suspect after freeing another in the cas...
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PUTRAJAYA, Mar 14 — The attorneys general (AG) of Malaysia and Singapore will continue discussions on the 1962 Water Agreement to better understand each country’s positions, said Foreign Minister ...
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SHAH ALAM: While her co-accused Siti Aisyah is safely back home in Indonesia, Vietnamese Doan Thi Huong will remain on trial for the murder of Kim Jong Nam, the estranged half brother of North Korean ...
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SHAH ALAM, March 14 — Vietnamese Doan Thi Huong will remain on trial for the murder of Kim Jong-nam as the attorney general (AG) dismissed her application for the charge to be dropped,  the High Co...
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KUALA LUMPUR: The decision to proceed with or dismiss any charges against an accused person rests with the Attorney-General (AG), Minister in the Prime Minister’s Department (Law) Datuk Liew Vui Keo...
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THE Attorney General has the sole discretion to withdraw the murder charge against Indonesian Siti Aisyah, who was earlier charged with murdering Kim Jong-nam, the half-brother of the North Korean leader, says Minister in the Prime Minister’s Department Datuk Liew Vui Keong.
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KUALA LUMPUR (March 13): The decision to proceed with or dismiss any charges against an accused person rests with the Attorney-General (AG), Minister in the Prime Minister's Department (Law) Datuk Lie...
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PUTRAJAYA (March 13): Lawyer Arunachalam Kasi failed to set aside the leave obtained by Attorney General (AG) Tommy Thomas to institute committal proceedings against him for having allegedly criticise...
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PUTRAJAYA: Lawyer Arun Kasi today failed to set aside a leave application obtained by the attorney-general to begin contempt proceedings against him for allegedly scandalising Federal Court judges.
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PUTRAJAYA, March 13 — Lawyer Arun Kasi has failed in his bid to set aside the leave granted by the Federal Court to Attorney General (AG) Tommy Thomas to cite him for contempt of court.
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KUALA LUMPUR: Attorney-General Tommy Thomas has the right under the Constitution to dismiss a charge against an accused, even if the trial is ongoing, Minister in the Prime Minister Department Datuk L...
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KUALA LUMPUR, March 13 — Convicts can always appeal against sentences they deem excessive, Datuk Liew Vui Keong said today amid public outcry over the 10-year jail and RM50,000 fine for a 22-year-ol...
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KUALA LUMPUR: It is the sole discretion of the Attorney General (AG) to withdraw the murder charge against Indonesian Siti Aisyah who was charged in the death of Kim Jong-nam, the half brother of North Korean leader Kim Jong-un.
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KUALA LUMPUR (March 13): Lawyer Sangeet Kaur Deo has called on the government and the Attorney General (AG) to quickly finalise the terms of reference for the Royal Commission of Inquiry (RCI) into th...
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KUALA LUMPUR: Dr Mahathir Mohamad said the surprise release of an Indonesian woman who was on trial for assassinating the North Korean leader’s half-brother followed the “rule of law”, after sus...
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PUTRAJAYA: The attorney-general (AG) need not disclose lawyer Sulaiman Abdullah’s appointment letter as ad hoc prosecutor as this is a client-solicitor privileged communication, the Court of Appeal ...
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PUTRAJAYA, March 11 — The Court of Appeal (CoA) was told today that the Attorney General (AG) does not need to disclose private lawyer Datuk Sulaiman Abdullah’s appointment letter as lead prosecut...
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KUALA LUMPUR, March 11 — Malaysia agreed to Indonesia’s request to drop charges against an Indonesian woman accused in the 2017 killing of the North Korean leader’s half-brother, its attorney ge...
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KUALA LUMPUR, March 9 — Lawyers representing Arun Kasi have applied to set aside the leave granted by the Federal Court for Attorney General (AG) Tommy Thomas to institute committal proceedings agai...
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PETALING JAYA: Lawyer Arun Kasi is going against Attorney-General Tommy Thomas’s attempt to set aside a leave application to initiate contempt proceedings against him for allegedly scandalising Fede...
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As former law minister Nazri Aziz’s racist outburst in Semenyih continues to reverberate across the political landscape, the way racism and religious extremism is being used to stymie the reform age...
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KUALA LUMPUR (March 6): There is no provision in the Federal Constitution that states a non-Malay cannot hold any position in the administration, Parliament or the Judiciary, said prominent constituti...
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KUALA LUMPUR: There is no provision in the Federal Constitution that states a non-Malay cannot hold any position in the administration, Parliament or the Judiciary, said prominent constitutional law e...
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LETTER | My prediction on BN'S win in the recent Semenyih by-election came true.