Mon, 18 Feb 2019, 4:08 PM
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Former prime minister Najib Abdul Razak was greeted by shouts of “Bossku” as he arrived at a BN event in Bandar Tasik Kesuma, Semenyih last night.The March 2 by-election will determine if Pakatan ...
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Penang Gerakan has disputed Putrajaya's approval of the Kulim International Airport, saying the plan will deal a serious blow to air traffic figures for the Penang International Airport.
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The Billion Dollar Whale, which chronicles the 1MDB scandal, is billionaire Bill Gates' book of choice.
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Bersatu Youth chief Syed Saddiq Syed Abdul Rahman claimed that Umno Youth exco member Papagomo had put him in a headlock and threatened him, during a commotion in Semenyih earlier today.Papagomo, whos...
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BOOK REVIEW | Kee Thuan Chye finished his latest book just after the conclusion of the Malaysian elections in 2018 (GE14, or the 14th general election since the first held in pre-independence Malaya i...
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PETALING JAYA, Feb 18 — At a time when it needs support, Parti Pribumi Bersatu Malaysia (PPBM) has instead come under fire from its allies in the Pakatan Harapan (PH) government for accepting lawmak...
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Former Home Minister Datuk Seri Hishammuddin Hussein said he was not aware of the Totalisator Board approving private-sector sponsored trips for senior police officers during his time.
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HULU LANGAT: Voters in the Semenyih state constituency warn that Pakatan Harapan’s (PH) performance in the upcoming by-election may be affected by its failure to fulfil election pledges and tackle i...
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Selangor Pakatan Harapan chairperson Amirudin Shari has urged voters in the Semenyih state by-election to evaluate the performance of the coalition based on the excellent performance of the Selangor a...
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YOURSAY | ‘If Mahathir feels that this deal was hatched out of pragmatism, then he has to explain himself.’ 'The truth': Dr M maintains Hadi said PAS won't back Umno in Semenyih Monty: I am findin...
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LETTER | I read with some interest the recent article written by Dr Rais Hussin on the upcoming Semenyih by-election.
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Sarawak Report editor Clare Rewcastle-Brown (above) said PAS president Abdul Hadi Awang had elaborated in detail on a leaked audio recording featuring PAS central committee member Nik Abduh Nik Abdul ...
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KAJANG: Blogger Wan Muhammad Azri Wan Deris, who is better known as Papagomo, was today arrested for allegedly leading a group of men who harassed and attacked Youth and Sports Minister Syed Saddiq Sy...
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PAS secretary-general Takiyuddin Hassan today reiterated that his party will continue to work with Umno, but said that its commitment in the upcoming Semenyih by-election will not be the same as witn...
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Police picked up (above) Umno Youth exco Wan Muhammad Azri Wan Deris at his home in Setapak this afternoon over his alleged assault on Youth and Sports Minister Syed Saddiq Abdul Rahman.
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KUALA NERUS, Feb 17 — Youth and Sports Minister Syed Saddiq Syed Abdul Rahman today denied that he deliberately caused provocation by passing through the Barisan Nasional (BN) supporters’ area aft...
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PETALING JAYA: Parti Pribumi Bersatu Malaysia (PPBM) and Umno are in a competition to gain support from PAS, Gerakan National President Datuk Dr Dominic Lau Hoe Chai (pix) said yesterday.
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Bersatu's planned foray into Sabah is meant to ensure that the current state government can hold on to its position in the 15th general election (GE15), said a party leader.
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KINI ROUNDUP | Key headlines you may have missed yesterday, in brief. 1.
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KUALA LUMPUR, Feb 17 — Umno secretary-general Tan Sri Annuar Musa said the party must treat the issues surrounding the Unified Examination Certificate (UEC) as a Malaysian problem instead of looking...
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SEMENYIH POLLS | Election Commission chief Azhar Azizan Harun has called for all parties contesting in the Semenyih by-election to mind their manners.
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KUALA LUMPUR: Youth and Sports Minister Syed Saddiq Syed Abdul Rahman claimed that he was nearly attacked by a group of opposition supporters after the conclusion of the nomination process for the by-...
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Bersatu Youth chief Syed Saddiq Syed Abdul Rahman was almost assaulted by a group believed to be BN supporters in Semenyih after the nomination process for the upcoming by-election.The claim was made...
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SEMENYIH POLLS | PAS president Abdul Hadi Awang reportedly evaded journalists trying to get his response to Prime Minister Dr Mahathir Mohamad's claims that PAS would not support Umno in the upcoming...
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Lawyer N Surendran has rubbished a minister's claim that Putrajaya's hands are tied over part of the Sungai Pulai Forest Reserve being turned into the Forest City Golf Resort.
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KAJANG: There will be continued development and issues will be tackled if Pakatan Harapan (PH) retains the Semenyih state seat, according to PH deputy president, Tan Sri Muhyiddin Yassin, after the no...
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KOTA KINABALU: Former Sabah Umno assistant secretary Armizan Ali has slammed Sabah DAP Socialist Youth (Dapsy) national publicity secretary Phoong Jin Zhe for describing PPBM’s imminent entry into S...
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JANUARY 16 — I read with some interest the recent article written by Dr Rais Hussin on the upcoming Semenyih by-election.
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KUALA LUMPUR, Feb 16 — Tun Dr Mahathir Mohamad claimed today that PAS president Datuk Seri Abdul Hadi Awang had told him that PAS would not support Umno in the Semenyih by-election.
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Muhyiddin said he hoped Semenyih voters would allow PH to retain the seat so that the state constituency in Selangor can continue to be developed and enjoyed by its constituents in general.
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Kajang district police chief ACP Ahmad Dzaffir Mohd Yussof said cops have yet to receive an official report on an incident involving Bersatu Youth chief Syed Saddiq Syed Abdul Rahman and a group of BN...
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The battle for the Semenyih state seat will be a four-cornered fight.Those in the running are BN's Zakaria Hanafi, Pakatan Harapan's Muhammad Aiman Zainali, PSM's Nik Aziz Afiq Abdul and independent c...
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KUALA LUMPUR, Feb 16 — Youth and Sports Minister Syed Saddiq Syed Abdul Rahman today alleged that Barisan Nasional (BN) supporters tried to hit him during the Semenyih by-election, but the Oppositio...
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KAJANG, Feb 16 — A Barisan Nasional (BN) supporter has been confirmed dead after collapsing while accompanying the candidate to the nomination centre for the Semenyih state assembly seat by-election...
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PSM members and supporters were heckled by BN supporters today as they marched to the nomination centre in Semenyih.Responding to the incident, PSM chairperson Nasir Hashim said such behaviour reflect...
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Parti Pribumi Bersatu Malaysia (Bersatu) Youth chief Syed Saddiq Syed Abdul Rahman was escorted to safety after he was chased by men wearing blue BN t-shirts following the end of the Semenyih by-elect...
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Some 20 PAS representatives arrive at the BN camp and are greeted with handshakes and hugs.There are more than 1,000 supporters in the area.BN heavyweights are also present to lend support to the cand...
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Clad in a blue Baju Melayu, BN candidate Zakaria Hanafi arrives in a four-wheel drive at a carpark located behind the Dewan Seri Cempaka, which is the gathering point for the coalition.Also present ar...
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Four-cornered fight in Semenyih State by-election involving PH, BN, PSM and Independent candidates.
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The Semenyih by-election campaign will kick off after the nomination process is completed this morning.
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KAJANG, Feb 15 — Thirteen sets of nomination forms have been sold as of today, ahead of tomorrow’s nomination day for the Semenyih state by-election, said Election Commission chairman Azhar Azizan...
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SEMENYIH POLLS | The Pakatan Harapan machinery in the Semenyih by-election will focus on the fence sitters and indecisive voters in their efforts to retain the seat.
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GEORGE TOWN: The Election Court today struck out an election petition filed by Deputy Foreign Minister Datuk Marzuki Yahya to challenge the results of the contest for the Tasek Gelugor parliamentary s...
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KUALA LUMPUR, Feb 15 — The government should form a Royal Commission of Inquiry (RCI) to ascertain the allegations made by a senior judge that the former Barisan Nasional (BN) administration had tam...
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The Totalisator Board, an agency which oversees the horse racing industry and also receives gambling royalties, had sponsored three police trips overseas during the Najib-administration, said Finance ...
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KUALA LUMPUR, Feb 15 — Finance Minister Lim Guan Eng said today he was unaware of the sponsorship of 16 high-ranking police officers’ trip to Istanbul as it was handled and approved by the directo...
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Former Malacca chief minister Abdul Rahim Thamby Chik has challenged Rafizi Ramli to a debate over the absorption of former Umno MPs into Bersatu.
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PETALING JAYA: A former Malaysian Bar president has called for an investigation into the recent allegations of judicial misconduct made by Court of Appeal judge Hamid Sultan Abu Backer.
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GEORGE TOWN, Feb 15 — The Election Court struck off Senator Datuk Marzuki Yahya’s election petition after both parties agreed to this.
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Lawyers for Liberty (LFL) has backed Court of Appeal judge Hamid Sultan Abu Backer's call for a Royal Commission of Inquiry (RCI) into the judiciary.
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The MACC has set up a 24-hour operations centre to monitor the Semenyih by-election.
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The current Johor government should not have been silent on the previous administration's decision to allow part of the Sungai Pulai forest reserve to be developed into a golf resort, said lawyer N Su...
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PETALING JAYA: Najib Razak has denied any knowledge of a gaming company sponsoring a police working trip overseas during his tenure as prime minister.
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Former premier Najib Abdul Razak has raised doubts over Finance Minister Lim Guan Eng's remark on betting firm Da Ma Cai's sponsorship of a police delegation's trip to Istanbul, Turkey (above) to lear...
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SEMENYIH, Feb 14 — PKR deputy president Datuk Seri Mohamed Azmin Ali has defended Parti Pribumi Bersatu Malaysia (PPBM) chairman Tun Dr Mahathir Mohamad’s decision to absorb seven ex-Umno MPs as a...
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SEMENYIH POLLS | Former BN component party Gerakan has decided to sit out the Semenyih by-election.
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SEMENYIH, Feb 14 — Former Umno Hulu Langat chief Zakaria Hanafi will contest on the Barisan Nasional (BN) ticket in the Semenyih by-election, the party’s acting president Datuk Seri Mohamad Hasan ...
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Finance Minister Lim Guan Eng has turned the table on Umno Youth chief Aysraf Wajdi Dusuki on betting firm Da Ma Cai sponsoring a police delegation to Istanbul to learn about combatting online gamblin...
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Pakatan Harapan is emulating BN in appointing politicians to the controversy-plagued Yayasan Wilayah Persekutuan (YWP), said transparency watchdog C4 Centre.
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LETTER | Madpet (Malaysians Against Death Penalty and Torture) is saddened by the delay in the abolition of the death penalty, which would also most likely delay justice in the case of Altantuya Shaar...
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"We are mobile, we are not fixed" - Dr Mahathir Mohamad when asked about party hopping COMMENT | It’s rare that a newly elected leader (only for an interim period), elected by the rakyat because of ...
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KUALA LUMPUR, Feb 13 — Datuk Seri Najib Razak was welcomed like a celebrity when he visited hypermarket Tesco in Semenyih tonight, in yet another signal that his newfound popularity may help Barisan...
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SEMENYIH: PSM has named local activist Nik Aziz Afiq Abdul as its candidate for the Semenyih by-election to be held next month.
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Finance Minister Lim Guan Eng said he still condemns Tasek Gelugor MP Shabudin Yahaya for suggesting that rape victims should wed their assailants in order to combat social ills.Yesterday, Shabudin wa...
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It’s not the gift but the thought behind it that counts.
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Will DAP veteran Lim Kit Siang criticise Muhyiddin Yassin for repeating his “Malay first” stance or turn a blind eye to the latter's remark now that both are allies, asked MCA today.
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Tanah Merah MP Ikmal Hisham Abdul Aziz may have abandoned his former party Umno for Bersatu, but his son Ikmal Hazlan (photo) remains unconvinced of his reasons.
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PETALING JAYA, Feb 13 — Barring any last-minute entry from Independent candidates, the Semenyih state seat by-election in Selangor is expected to be a four-way fight and the focus will once again be...
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A DAP lawmaker has warned against recruiting into Pakatan Harapan members who do not share the same ideals.
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SEMENYIH POLLS | Umno vice-president Ismail Sabri said that though Cameron Highlands and Semenyih have different voter demographics, the "spirit of Cameron Highlands" will carry over to the Semenyih b...
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ADUN SPEAKS | A while back I wrote about how, prior to the 14th general election, Dr Mahathir Mohamad told a group of activists and NGOs that he would not accept Umno frogs.
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Former youth and sports minister Khairy Jamaluddin has brushed aside Prime Minister Dr Mahathir Mohamad's statement that he hoped to see Malaysia host the Formula One (F1) motor racing championship ag...
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Hulu Terengganu MP Rosol Wahid, who is now a member of Bersatu, has not received a summons from Umno for leaving the party recently.
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SEMENYIH POLLS | BN and Pakatan Harapan are set to announce their candidates for the Semenyih by-election at separate events in the constituency tomorrow, according to promotional materials issued by ...
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PAS has handed over all its central-level bank statements to the Malaysian Anti-Corruption Commission (MACC) to facilitate investigations into allegations that the party had received RM90 million in f...
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PKR vice-president Chang Lih Kang said today he is appalled by Bersatu’s acceptance of seven former Umno MPs into its ranks.
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PETALING JAYA: Lawyers for Liberty has urged the Home Ministry and the Attorney-General’s Chambers to drop objections in the Federal Court to citizenship for stateless children.
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When Dr Mahathir Mohamad was sworn in as prime minister last year, he commanded the support of 122 lawmakers in the Dewan Rakyat, or a little over half.
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The 1MDB-linked Tun Razak Exchange (TRX) mega-project has been successfully “detoxified” following a review of it by Pakatan Harapan, Finance Minister Lim Guan Eng said today.Speaking at the offic...
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LETTER | We refer to the final hearing at the Federal Court of the appeals of three stateless children for grant of citizenship, which is to be heard on Feb 14.
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IPOH, Feb 12 — Perak Umno waded into the 400-hectare forest reserve controversy by questioning if the award to a RM2 company by the Perak state government was made with an open tender.
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Social activist Kuan Chee Heng, who is planning to contest in the upcoming Semenyih by-election, said he was neither a BN nor a DAP lackey.Instead, Kuan, who refers to himself as "Uncle Kentang", said...
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PETALING JAYA: A civil rights group has urged the government to drop the lawsuit against the grant of citizenship to three stateless children.
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KUALA LUMPUR, Feb 12 — Ahead of the final appeal hearing this Thursday over three stateless children’s legal attempt to gain citizenship, the Lawyers for Liberty group has urged the Home Ministry ...
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By forming the Economic Action Council (EAC), Prime Minister Dr Mahathir Mohamad has implicitly acknowledged that the existing government machinery is inadequate to handle matters concerning the econo...
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There is no longer any need to introduce policies akin to the New Economic Policy (NEP) "exclusively for the Malays", but instead one that will benefit all races, Umno secretary-general Annuar Musa sa...
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YOURSAY | ‘Nooryana, please stop telling us to rally behind your father.’ Stand by ‘govt’s strongest critic’ - Najib's daughter makes public plea TCM: I do stand by the government's stronges...
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KUALA LUMPUR, Feb 12 — Rich Malays must not expect and enjoy privileges which could otherwise be channelled to more deserving Malaysians in the country, Umno secretary-general Tan Sri Annuar Musa sa...
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YOURSAY | ‘No need for such back and forth as the party has already decided to dissolve BN.’ We can even meet tomorrow on BN dissolution, MCA tells Umno Malaysian: So MCA president Wee Ka Siong wa...
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The MACC has stressed that whoever is involved in the claim that RM90 million was allegedly channelled into the accounts of PAS leaders, will be called to assist in the investigations.
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GEORGE TOWN: Lawyer RSN Rayer has urged the Attorney-General’s Chambers (AGC) to lodge a police report over leaks of an internal memo written by Solicitor-General III Mohamad Hanafiah Zakaria.
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Former Terengganu menteri besar Ahmad Razif Abdul Rahman has quit his position as the opposition leader in the Terengganu state legislative assembly.
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PETALING JAYA: Former deputy transport minister Ab Aziz Kaprawi has questioned the Pakatan Harapan (PH) government’s decision to do away with the goods and services tax (GST) but not the Automated E...
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Fresh from its win in Cameron Highlands, Umno (well, BN if you like) is in high spirits to take on Pakatan Harapan’s Bersatu for the Selangor state seat of Semenyih.
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KUALA LUMPUR (Feb 11): Deputy International Trade and Industry Minister Dr Ong Kian Ming said Pakatan Harapan (PH) politicians should hold themselves to a higher standard with regards to declaring the...
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KUALA LUMPUR: Finance Minister Lim Guan Eng is considering legal action against individuals who continue to make defamatory statements regarding his education credentials, including media outlets who ...
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Ten years ago this month, the Pakatan Rakyat-led Perak government collapsed after the defection of three assemblypersons.
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PUTRAJAYA, Feb 11 — The civil service’s commitment must be to the welfare of the nation above all others, Prime Minister Tun Dr Mahathir Mohamad said today.