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PETALING JAYA: The Malaysian Bar has urged Chief Justice Richard Malanjum and the public to lodge an official complaint with the Advocates and Solicitors Disciplinary Board (ASDB) if there is any evid...
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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: Chief Justice Richard Malanjum today urged the Malaysian Bar to help address the negative public perception of the judiciary.
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KUALA LUMPUR, March 22 — Chief Justice of Malaysia Tan Sri Richard Malanjum today called on the Bar Council to help the judiciary in addressing issues of public perception.
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GEORGE TOWN: A Penang lawyer-turned-poet who was the first in the nation to start a free legal aid centre was honoured by the Bar Council last Saturday with its highest honour – the Lifetime Achieve...
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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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Abdul Fareed Abdul Ghafoor has been elected as Malaysian Bar president for the 2019/2020 term, sources told Malaysiakini.
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KUALA LUMPUR: Outgoing Malaysian Bar president George Varughese has called for slightly longer tenures for the posts of chief justice, Court of Appeal president, chief judge of Malaya and chief judge ...
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KUALA LUMPUR, March 15 — The Malaysian Bar is not biased towards any political party, outgoing president George Varughese maintains, but he is delighted that Pakatan Harapan (PH) won the 2018 electi...
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KUALA LUMPUR (March 14): The Prime Minister should only be allowed a limited role in vetoing the recommendations made by the Judicial Appointments Commission (JAC) in the appointment and elevation or ...
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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, March 14 — Malaysia’s three legal associations should join the Judicial Appointments Commission (JAC) to help select superior court judges, the Malaysian Bar said today.
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PETALING JAYA: The Judicial Appointments Commission (JAC) must conduct proper background checks before recommending judges for the Federal Court, say legal experts.
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KUALA LUMPUR (March 5): The Government should abolish the death penalty once and for all, says the Malaysian Bar.
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KUALA LUMPUR, March 5 — The Malaysian Bar has called upon the Pakatan Harapan government to keep its promise and abolish the death penalty at the upcoming Parliament sitting.
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COMMENT | The recent news of Arun Kasi, a lawyer facing contempt charges for allegedly scandalising the judiciary in relation to two articles he wrote on Aliran – a website covering issues of socia...
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PETALING JAYA: There is nothing in the Federal Constitution that bars a non-Malay, non-Muslim or non-bumiputra from holding any official position in the three branches of the government – the executive, legislative or judiciary, says the Malaysian Bar.
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PETALING JAYA: The Malaysian Bar intends to take a legal position on two lawyers being hauled up for showing disrespect to the court, its president George Varughese said.
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KUALA LUMPUR: The Bar Council and the Royal Thai Embassy have launched a legal aid scheme called the Thai Citizens Legal Aid Scheme (T-CLAS) in an effort to extend legal assistance to Thai nationals i...
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PUTRAJAYA: The Court of Appeal today dismissed Prime Minister Dr Mahathir Mohamad’s appeal to reinstate his judicial review applications to challenge the appointments of two former top judges.
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PETALING JAYA: The Malaysian Bar says the government must seize the opportunity to address allegations of judicial interference and misconduct following its decision to set up a royal commission of in...
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KUALA LUMPUR, Feb 22 — The Malaysian Bar has reiterated its call for the government to expand the terms of reference for the upcoming Royal Commission of Inquiry (RCI) investigating the allegations ...
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PETALING JAYA: The Malaysian Bar supports the call by the government to form a Royal Commission of Inquiry (RCI) to investigate the state of the Judiciary, says its president George Varughese.
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The Malaysian Bar has lauded the government's decision to set up a royal commission of inquiry (RCI) into the judiciary but wants an expanded term of reference that can recommend holistic reforms.
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PETALING JAYA: The Malaysian Bar has refuted lawyer Sangeet Kaur Deo’s assertion that the it has remained silent on the allegations of judicial interference that were made by Justice Datuk Dr Haji H...
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The Malaysian Bar has reiterated its calls for a royal commission of inquiry into the recent explosive allegations of judicial interference, stating that the urgency is "greater than ever before." Bar...
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PETALING JAYA: The Malaysian Bar has once again urged Putrajaya to set up a Royal Commission of Inquiry (RCI) over allegations of judicial misconduct as outlined in an affidavit authored by a senior j...
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PETALING JAYA: The Malaysian Bar joins in the call for an immediate Royal Commission of Inquiry (RCI) into allegations by Court of Appeal judge Datuk Dr Hamid Sultan Abu Backer that there were collusions between judges and litigants to pervert the cause of justice.
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COMMENT | Having the read the shocking revelations contained in the affidavit of Court of Appeal judge Hamid Sultan Abu Backer, a royal commission of Inquiry must be formed to investigate these unpre...
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KUALA LUMPUR: Kong Hwei Zhen saw through difficult times with tenacious grit, overcame the odds and achieved her goal of becoming a lawyer.
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PETALING JAYA: Lawyer Sangeet Kaur Deo has questioned the Bar Council’s silence on her legal action against the alleged failure of Chief Justice Richard Malanjum to complete investigations into case...
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Lawyer Sangeet Kauer Deo, who had filed a suit against Chief Justice Richard Malanjum, has today urged him and the government to address the latest allegation made by Court of Appeal judge Hamid Sulta...
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KUALA LUMPUR: AirAsia Malaysia says it is standing firm in its opinion that the decision to impose the same passenger service charge (PSC) for KLIA and klia2 is fundamentally wrong and against the pri...
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PETALING JAYA: Low-cost airline AirAsia has once again refused to pay Malaysia Airports Holdings Berhad (MAHB) passenger service charges (PSC). Responding to the airport operator’s statement on Sund...
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KUALA LUMPUR, Feb 4 — Budget airline AirAsia Berhad's chief executive officer Riad Asmat today saidKuala Lumpur International Airport 2 (KLIA2) is a low-cost carrier terminal (LCCT) where its facili...
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KUALA LUMPUR: As the passenger service charge (PSC) dispute between AirAsia and Malaysia Airports Holdings Bhd (MAHB) escalated further this past week, the airport operator has come out to say that it...
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LONDON: The biggest central bank purchases in a half century and European investors’ search for a haven helped increase gold demand last year, according to the World Gold Council.
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Why are Malaysians, especially the conservatives, disturbed by the video of top judges and the attorney-general dancing with lawyers and politicians?
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PETALING JAYA: The Malaysian Bar today slammed calls for the chief justice and attorney-general to resign over a video clip showing them dancing with lawyers at a dinner organised by the Sabah Law Soc...
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PETALING JAYA: The Malaysian Bar has cautioned Najib Razak’s legal team of disciplinary action after it sought to postpone the SRC International Sdn Bhd trial.
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PETALING JAYA: The Malaysian Bar said defining what constitutes as insults for authorities to take action under the Sedition Act does not mitigate the “oppressive and tyrannical nature” of the act...
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KUALA LUMPUR, Jan 11 ― The Malaysian Bar has urged the government to reinstate the moratorium on the Sedition Act 1948 pendings its repeal and for police to cease all investigations under the law.
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PUTRAJAYA : The Malaysian Bar will continue to voice its concerns on the continued use of oppressive laws, said its president George Varughese ( pix ).
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PUTRAJAYA: The Malaysian Bar today once again expressed its disappointment with the Federal Court bench which last year declined to rule if the reappointment of two retired senior judges was constitut...
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PUTRAJAYA (Jan 11): Attorney-General Tommy Thomas has urged parties involved in the administration of justice to begin a new journey to promote justice in the country and reject injustice.
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PUTRAJAYA, Jan 11 — The full weight of the law will be applied to all wrongdoers under the new Pakatan Harapan (PH) government, Attorney General Tommy Thomas said at the opening of the legal year 20...
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PETALING JAYA: The Malaysian Bar has submitted to the attorney-general (AG) its proposals to revamp the Legal Profession Act (LPA) towards self-regulating the legal profession in the peninsula.
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PETALING JAYA: The Malaysian Bar has urged Pakatan Harapan (PH) to abolish all oppressive and draconian laws, including the Security Offences (Special Measures) Act 2012 (Sosma) and Prevention of Cri...
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PETALING JAYA: The Malaysian Bar has joined the chorus of protest against the government’s decision to retain the Security Offences (Special Measures) Act 2012 (Sosma) and the Prevention of Crime Ac...
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KUALA LUMPUR, Jan 6 — The Malaysian Bar has urged Pakatan Harapan (PH) to keep its election manifesto promise to abolish all oppressive and draconian laws, including the Security Offences (Special M...
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PENANG: Repair work on the 118-year-old Penang High Court complex, officially known as the Penang Supreme Court, will begin in June at a cost of RM7 million, Works Minister Baru Bian said today.
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PETALING JAYA: After giving last year’s Opening of the Legal Year (OLY) event a miss due to conflict with the judiciary over the appointment of two top judges beyond their retirement age, the Malays...