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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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PETALING JAYA: A prominent rights activist said he sensed frustration in the resignation of Razali Ismail as chairman of the government’s Humans Rights Commission (Suhakam), just about two weeks sho...
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KUALA LUMPUR, April 13 ― The provocative Facebook page called “Sabah-Sarawak Merdeka” is under investigation for sedition, Inspector-General of Police Tan Sri Mohamad Fuzi Harun said today.
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The battle royale that is shaping up in Johor over the choice of menteri besar may look like a tussle between the Pakatan Harapan (PH) government and the monarchy over a constitutional principle.
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Like many Malaysians, I am utterly dismayed, even disgusted, with the way Malaysia’s accession to the Rome Statute, the treaty which established the International Criminal Court (ICC), has been deli...
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KUALA LUMPUR: Putrajaya has tabled amendments to the National Security Council Act 2016 in the Dewan Rakyat, which will see the powers of the prime minister stripped as well as enhancements in punishm...
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SEREMBAN: Umno’s Annuar Musa says the Malay rulers also sought views from experts including Attorney-General Tommy Thomas on the Rome Statute, following a leaked document penned by four academics wa...
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KUALA LUMPUR: Umno veteran Tengku Razaleigh Hamzah said Malay rulers could have been “ill-advised” on the Rome Statute which Putrajaya withdrew from last week, following the revelation of a letter...
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KUALA LUMPUR: Former Election Commission (EC) chairman Hashim Abdullah was not hauled up for misconduct as he had resigned before the Agong’s consent to set up the tribunal into alleged misconduct b...
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JOHOR BARU, March 22 — A coalition of civil groups today delivered a memorandum to Johor ruler Sultan Ibrahim Iskandar to protest against Putrajaya’s decision to accede the Rome Statute The memora...
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KUALA LUMPUR: A former Barisan Nasional MP who joined PPBM last year has urged the government to come down hard on the lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender (LGBT) community, saying they were practis...
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Victims of the Sungai Kim Kim chemical waste pollution suffered a one-off acute exposure and it’s not expected to have any long-term chronic effect on their health, said Health Minister Dzulkefly Ah...
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Residents of Taman Pasir Putih and areas around Sungai Kim Kim in Johor have appealed to the state government to provide shuttle services to the Pasir Gudang Indoor Stadium.
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The air quality over Pasir Gudang has been deemed to be safe for now but the agencies involved in “Ops Kim Kim” are continuing monitoring round the clock.
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PUTRAJAYA: Foreign Minister Saifuddin Abdullah says the Cabinet agreed to sign the Rome Statute of the International Criminal Court (ICC) after being satisfied that the Yang di-Pertuan Agong’s posit...
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KUALA LUMPUR: Datuk Mohamad Ariff Md Yusoff has ruled that any statements based solely on media reports and social media postings shall not be discussed in the August House.
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KUALA LUMPUR: Dr Mahathir Mohamad today said Umno and PAS are trying to isolate Malays from the other communities, as the two Malay-based parties work to formalise ties.
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KUALA LUMPUR, March 9 — Lim Guan Eng’s press secretary Lutfi Hakim has lodged a police report over the dissemination of fake messages and news relating to the Finance Minister on social media.
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PETALING JAYA: Putrajaya today announced the appointment of Nik Azman Nik Abdul Majid as the new auditor-general, replacing Madinah Mohamad whose contract ended last month.
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PUTRAJAYA, March 5 — Former chief justice Tun Arifin Zakaria said today questions about his human rights credentials are merely "a matter of perception", and have little significance to his ability ...
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Recently, former tourism minister Nazri Aziz reportedly said that the post of attorney-general, chief justice and finance minister should not have been given to a non-Malay because they could not take...
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SEMENYIH: The Ministry of Home Affairs says it has already shortlisted several names to replace the inspector-general of police and his deputy.
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Last year’s May 9 election brought forward a wave of promises.
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KINI ROUNDUP | Here are the key headlines you may have missed yesterday, in brief.
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PETALING JAYA: Attorney-General Tommy Thomas said the outcome of the tribunal to investigate allegations of misconduct by six former Election Commission (EC) members during last year’s general elect...
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PUTRAJAYA: The Judicial Appointments Commission (JAC) will discuss succession plans in the judiciary as seven Federal Court judges are retiring this year, Chief Justice Richard Malanjum said.
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The proposed laws criminalising criticisms of the monarchy would not bring respect towards Malaysia's record on human rights, New York-based Human Rights Watch (HRW) has said.
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YOURSAY | ‘It’s confirmed now, we are living in the New Old Malaysia.’ Three held for sedition over alleged insults on former Agong TCM: The serendipitous crash of the comments section in Mal...
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JOHOR BARU : The Sultan of Johor, Sultan Ibrahim Almarhum Sultan Iskandar, today drove Tun Dr Mahathir Mohamad to Senai International Airport after granting the Prime Minister an audience with him at ...
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JOHOR BAHRU (Jan 10): The Sultan of Johor, Sultan Ibrahim Almarhum Sultan Iskandar, today drove Tun Dr Mahathir Mohamad to Senai International Airport after granting the Prime Minister an audience wit...
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PETALING JAYA: The rulers are constitutional monarchs and as such the public must be given space to question their conduct, say lawyers as a debate takes shape on whether the royalty could be subject ...
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PUTRAJAYA: Prime Minister Dr Mahathir Mohamad says the government will consider what constitutes an insult before any introduction of stiffer laws to protect the monarchy from criticism, as announced ...
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KINI ROUNDUP | Here are the key headlines you may have missed yesterday, in brief.
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KUALA LUMPUR: Malaysia’s constitutional monarchy has been rocked by the sudden resignation of Sultan Muhammad V on Sunday (Jan 6), the first time a sitting king has abdicated.
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PETALING JAYA: The Conference of Rulers today decided that Perak’s Sultan Nazrin Shah will continue his duties as the acting Agong, following the resignation of Sultan Muhammad V. The New Straits Ti...
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KUALA LUMPUR - While there has been public debate over Sultan Muhammad V's conduct as head of state since Pakatan Harapan (PH) won the landmark May 9 election, the idea of the Kelantan ruler ending hi...
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KUALA LUMPUR - Malaysia's nine ruling monarchs have concluded a meeting at the Istana Negara on Monday (Jan 7) after the King, Sultan Muhammad V , stepped down on Sunday in an unprecedented move.
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KUALA LUMPUR, Jan 7 — The Conference of Rulers are holding a special meeting today at Istana Negara here following the sudden abdication of Sultan Muhammad V as the 15th Yang di-Pertuan Agong.
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KUALA LUMPUR: The resignation of Kelantan’s Sultan Muhammad V as the Yang di-Pertuan Agong today, some 750 days after he took over from Sultan Abdul Halim Shah of Kedah, would have come as a shock t...
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KUALA LUMPUR, Jan 4 — Yang di-Pertuan Agong Sultan Muhammad V joined a Muslim congregation in performing the compulsory Friday prayers at the Masjid Al Sultan Ismail Petra in Kubang Kerian, Kelantan...
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KUALA LUMPUR (Jan 4): Amid rumours of abdication, Prime Minister Tun Dr Mahathir Mohamad confirmed that Sultan Muhammad V has returned and resumed his duties as Agong.
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Flash: Dr M: Sultan Muhammad V has resumed duties as Agong, up to Rulers' Council to discuss any potential abdication
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PETALING JAYA: The Malay rulers held a rare and unscheduled meeting on Wednesday night amid social media rumours involving the current Agong, the New Straits Times (NST) reported today.
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PETALING JAYA: Dr Mahathir Mohamad may have promised Anwar Ibrahim the country’s top post, but there is nothing legally binding or enforceable, a constitutional lawyer says after the prime minister ...