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“OUR freedom and our rights are fast-disappearing.
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Lim speaks at the ‘Sarawak, Here We Come’ event.
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Malaysia's Johor state government has ruled out a repeat of the Sungai Kim Kim incident after 15 individuals - including 13 students - were admitted to hospital following breathing difficulties and vo...
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KUALA LUMPUR: Communications and Multimedia Minister Gobind Singh Deo hopes to see the Media Council set up by the end of this year.
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KUALA LUMPUR (June 21): Communications and Multimedia Minister Gobind Singh Deo hopes to see the Media Council set up by the end of this year.
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KUCHING: Finance Minister Lim Guan Eng claims that Sarawak will go bankrupt in three years' time if it continues to be ruled by the Gabungan Parti Sarawak (GPS) coalition.
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PETALING JAYA: Lawmakers have been reminded not to raise issues relating to allegations on sex video clips implicating a federal minister in the upcoming Parliament meeting.
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PETALING JAYA - DAP advisor Lim Kit Siang has voiced worries that the sex video scandal implicating Economic Affairs Minister Datuk Seri Azmin Ali could destroy the New Malaysia agenda, describing it...
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PETALING JAYA: DAP adviser Lim Kit Siang has voiced worries that the sex video scandal implicating Economic Affairs Minister Datuk Seri Azmin Ali could destroy the New Malaysia agenda, describing it as Pakatan Harapan’s and the Federal Government’s greatest challenge since the general election.
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PETALING JAYA: DAP adviser Lim Kit Siang has expressed concern that the sex video scandal implicating Economic Affairs Minister Datuk Seri Mohamed Azmin Ali could destroy the New Malaysia agenda.
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KUALA LUMPUR (June 14): The Government has no plan to ban the sale of electronic cigarettes(e-cigarettes) and vaping, instead it will increase control to curb health risks that may arise from the use ...
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Migrants and workers rights NGO Tenaganita's petition to urge the Attorney General’s Chambers to provide the public with a full explanation on the acquittal of the accused in the death of Indonesian...
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KUALA LUMPUR, June 14 — The government has no plans to ban the sale of electronic cigarettes (e-cigarettes) and vaping, instead will increase control to curb health risk that may arise from the use ...
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PETALING JAYA: Nearly 30,000 people have signed a petition seeking answers from the Attorney-General’s Chambers (AGC) on the acquittal of Ambika MA Shan who was charged with murdering her domestic w...
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PETALING JAYA: A think tank says it will be impossible to separate the roles of doctors and pharmacists until consultation fees for general practitioners (GPs) are adjusted, as doctors call for the ha...
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KINI ROUNDUP | Here are key headlines you may have missed yesterday, in brief. 1.
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KUALA LUMPUR, May 30 ― The Centre for Governance and Political Studies (Cent-GPS) said today it believes that Malaysia's Opposition bloc ― largely made of Umno and former rivals PAS ― is game wh...
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The new draft of the Independent Police Complaints and Misconduct Commission(IPCMC) Bill should be released for public consultation before being tabled inParliament, a stakeholders group said today.Ba...
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The government should hold discussions with relevant stakeholders before tabling the Independent Police Complaints and Misconduct Commission (IPCMC) Bill in Parliament, said Bar Council IPCMC Task For...
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KUALA LUMPUR, May 30 ― The government should engage with all major stakeholders before tabling the Independent Police Complaints and Misconduct Commission (IPCMC) Bill, its Bar Council Taskforce Co-...
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KUALA LUMPUR: The government should hold discussions with relevant stakeholders before tabling the Independent Police Complaints and Misconduct Commission (IPCMC) Bill in Parliament, says Bar Council IPCMC Task Force chairman Datuk Seri M. Ramachelvam.
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OTTAWA, May 28 ― Canada took a first step toward ratifying a new North American trade agreement yesterday just three days ahead of US Vice President Mike Pence's trip to Ottawa to discuss passage of...
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KUALA LUMPUR, May 25 ― Women, Family and Community Development deputy minister Hannah Yeoh has called on the public to allow police to carry out their investigation into the alleged sexual harassmen...
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KUALA LUMPUR, May 24 — Joint Action Group for Gender Equality (JAG) today urged Parti Keadilan Rakyat (PKR) to conduct an internal investigation into the party’s Sungai Siput Member of Parliament ...
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KUALA LUMPUR (Bernama): The Joint Action Group for Gender Equality (JAG) has urged PKR to conduct an internal investigation following a sexual harassment report lodged against the party's Sungai Siput MP S. Kesavan by a former aide.
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A coalition of NGOs has urged PKR to conduct an internal probe into the sexual harassment allegation against Sungai Siput MP S Kesavan.
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PETALING JAYA: About a dozen women’s groups are calling on PKR to launch an internal probe into the party’s Sungai Siput MP Kesavan Subramaniam, following a police report against the first-term MP...
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Prominent Brexit supporter Andrea Leadsom resigned from Prime Minister Theresa May’s government on Wednesday, piling pressure on the British leader after a new Brexit gambit backfired and fueled cal...
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HERE we are, going through another year and the blessed month of Ramadan, fasting and performing our ibadah to earn Allah’s blessings and rewards.
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PUTRAJAYA: The Bill to regulate Food Bank initiatives seeks to ensure a more systematic implementation of the food bank-related programmes and continuous involvement of all strategic partners and stakeholders, says Datuk Seri Saifuddin Nasution Ismail.
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PUTRAJAYA: The Independent Police Complaints and Misconduct Commission (IPCMC) can finally be set up before the end of the year as the police are satisfied that all concerns have been cleared, said Ho...
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PUTRAJAYA (Bernama): The Independent Police Complaints and Misconduct Commission (IPCMC) can finally be set up before the end of this year as the police are satisfied with the explanation given by the National Governance, Integrity and Anti-Corruption Centre (GIACC), says Tan Sri Muhyiddin Yassin.
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KUALA LUMPUR, May 13 — Home Minister Tan Sri Muhyiddin Yassin has revealed that the Independent Police Complaints and Misconduct Commission (IPCMC) will be established by the year's end after its Bi...
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KUALA LUMPUR: The setting up of the Independent Police Complaints and Misconduct Commission (IPCMC) is constitutional and does not violate the Police Act 1967, says the Malaysian Bar.
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MAY 12 — Last week, Singapore's parliament passed a Bill giving government ministers broad powers to combat fake news.
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KUALA LUMPUR, May 11 — Pakatan Harapan’s parliamentary reform will introduce the Prime Minister’s Question Time as one of the three key changes, which will be tabled in the upcoming July sitting...
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PUTRAJAYA • The Sedition Act will be either repealed or replaced with a new law, or its provisions placed under the Penal Code, Malaysia's government has announced.
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NEW Inspector-General of Police (IGP) Datuk Seri Abdul Hamid Bador gave us all a strong ray of hope on his very first day of the job when he stated his support for the Independent Police Complaints an...
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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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KUCHING (May 9): The Sarawak Government will render full cooperation to the Parliamentary Select Committee on the amendments to the Federal Constitution in respect of the Malaysia Agreement 1963 (MA 6...
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The Sarawak government will render full cooperation to the Parliamentary Special Committee on the amendments to the Federal Constitution in respect of the Malaysia Agreement 1963 (MA63). Chief Ministe...
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Google said an anti-fake news law passed by Singapore's parliament could stunt innovation, a quality that the city-state wants to nurture under plans to expand its tech industry.
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KUCHING, May 9 — After the Malaysia Agreement 1963 (MA63) debacle, the Sarawak government promised it will fully cooperate with the parliamentary select committee to come up with comprehensive amend...
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A YEAR ago, Malaysia ushered in the Pakatan Harapan government with much hope and expectations.
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Singapore’s parliament on Wednesday passed an anti-fake news bill that has been criticised by rights groups, journalists and tech firms over fears it could be used to clamp down on freedom of speech...
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KUALA LUMPUR (May 8): A release levy is proposed to be imposed on any individual leaving the country as announced in the 2019 Budget, effective from July 1, Dewan Negara was told today.
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KUALA LUMPUR (May 7): The Dewan Negara today approved the RM4.133 billion of Supplementary Supply (2018) 2019 Bill for additional expenditure with a majority vote after the third reading.
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KUALA LUMPUR: The Dewan Negara today approved the RM4.133 billion of Supplementary Supply (2018) 2019 Bill for additional expenditure with a majority vote after the third reading.
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KUALA LUMPUR: The Ministry of Education is planning to have a new Higher Education Act enacted to eliminate barriers to free speech in universities, said deputy minister Teo Nie Ching.
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KUALA LUMPUR, May 7 — The Ministry of Education is planning to have a new Higher Education Act enacted to eliminate barriers to free speech in universities, said deputy minister Teo Nie Ching.
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PETALING JAYA: Prime Minister Tun Dr Mahathir Mohamad has been named the 47th “world’s greatest leader” by Fortune magazine.
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PETALING JAYA: Prime Minister Dr Mahathir Mohamad has been listed among the world’s 50 greatest leaders by Fortune magazine.
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PETALING JAYA: Prime Minister Tun Dr Mahathir Mohamad has been named the 47th world’s greatest leader by Fortune.
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KUALA LUMPUR: The establishment of the Independent Police Complaints and Misconduct Commission (IPCMC) will impact the force negatively, say nine retired police officers associations.
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Building a New Malaysia is not an endeavour to be completed within 100 days or months, said DAP veteran Lim Kit Siang.
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PUTRAJAYA, May 2 — The Energy, Science, Technology, Climate Change and Environment Ministry (MESTECC) has appointed a new director for the Johor Department of Environment (DoE) to strengthen the dep...
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SANDAKAN: Parti Amanah Negara (Amanah) regrets the action of its former member who claimed he has the support of the party’s leadership to contest as an independent candidate in the Sandakan by-elec...
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PETALING JAYA: A PPBM supreme council member has urged the government to table the Anti-Discrimination Bill to curb mudslinging and insults hurled against races and religions.
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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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KUCHING, April 30 — DAP’s Bukit Assek state lawmaker Irene Chang said that the federal government should apologise to the people for failing to ensure equal partnership for Sarawak in the Federati...
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PUTRAJAYA (April 30): The Water, Land and Natural Resources Ministry has drafted the Water Resources Bill for use by all States to strengthen the management and control of water resources and related ...
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PUTRAJAYA (THE STAR/ASIA NEWS NETWORK) - The Water, Land and Natural Resources Ministry is drafting a uniform and comprehensive Water Resource Bill in a bid to clamp down on water pollution.
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PUTRAJAYA: The Water, Land and Natural Resources Ministry is drafting a uniform and comprehensive Water Resource Bill in a bid to clamp down on water pollution.
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PUTRAJAYA (April 29): The Water, Land and Natural Resources Ministry has drafted the Water Resources Bill for use by all States to strengthen the management and control of water resources and related ...
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APRIL 29 — We refer to recent media reports regarding the proposed Legal Profession Bill (“the proposed Bill”) in relation to the legal professions in Sabah and Sarawak.
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The Water, Land and Natural Resources Ministry has drafted the Water Resources Bill for use by all states to strengthen the management and control of water resources and related enforcement actions th...
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PUTRAJAYA: The Water, Land and Natural Resources Ministry is drafting a uniform and comprehensive Water Resource Bill in a bid to clamp down on water pollution.
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KUCHING: The Sarawak State Legislative Assembly (DUN) sitting, which will sit for eight days from tomorrow, will see the tabling of the motion to debate on the status of Sarawak as an equal partner in...
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The Sarawak State Legislative Assembly (DUN) sitting which will sit for eight days from tomorrow will see the tabling of the motion to debate on the status of Sarawak as an equal partner in the Federa...
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KUCHING, April 28 — The Malaysian Bar’s proposed amendment to the Legal Profession Act 1976 will not cover Sarawak that has its own legal practice regulation, Deputy Chief Minister Tan Sri James M...
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KOTA KINABALU: The Association of Muslim Lawyers Sabah (Amal) opposes the proposed extension of the Legal Profession Act 2019 (LPA 2019) to Sabah and Sarawak, supporting the stand taken by the Sabah Law Society (SLS) and Advocates Association of Sarawak (AAS).
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KOTA KINABALU: The legal fraternities in Sabah and Sarawak are against the extension of the Legal Profession Act (LPA) 2019 to both states.
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TO whom does Malaysia belong to may sound like a hilarious question, but do not overestimate the capacity to which the human mind is used.
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KOTA KINABALU: Law practitioners in Sabah and Sarawak are capable of handling legal matters in their own states without interference from "outsiders", say the Sabah Law Society (SLS) and the Advocates Association of Sarawak (AAS).
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KUCHING, April 26 — Sarawak Pakatan Harapan (PH) chairman Chong Chieng Jen has rallied the legal fraternity of East Malaysia to oppose the extension of the Malaysian Bar Council’s proposed Legal P...
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SIBU: Two issues concerning the state governments of Sabah and Sarawak appear to sow seeds of disunity and suspicion amongst the people in both states that have shared common political ground since 1963, claims Dudong SUPP branch chairman Wong Ching Yong.
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KUALA LUMPUR: The Housing and Local Government Ministry is coming up with several new laws to provide better protection for landlords, tenants and property buyers.
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SANDAKAN (April 25): Support from the people of Sabah for the Pakatan Harapan (PH) Government is important to ensure that the State’s original status as one of three entities (together with Sarawak ...
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KUALA LUMPUR (Bernama): The study on the targeted petrol subsidy for the low-income or B40 group is now in the final stages before a mechanism is implemented.
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PETALING JAYA: A petition demanding justice over the death of Indonesian domestic worker Adelina Jerima Sau has surpassed 10,000 signatures.
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MP SPEAKS | I read with amusement the various reasons popping up in the press and social media by GPS politicians, and supporters of GPS who have become "constitutional experts" overnight, on the amen...
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Lawyers for Liberty (LFL) has censured the Home Ministry for stating that discussions are still ongoing with the relevant authorities to amend or repeal the Sedition Act and other repressive laws.
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PETALING JAYA: The Pakatan Harapan government has not backtracked from its pre-election pledges to repeal six draconian laws, says the Home Ministry.
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PETALING JAYA: The Pakatan Harapan government has not backtracked from its pre-election pledge of repealing six draconian laws, says the Home Ministry.
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KOTA KINABALU: De facto law minister Datuk Liew Vui Keong will be meeting Sarawak Chief Minister Datuk Patinggi Abang Johari Tun Openg to further discuss matters concerning the Malaysia Agreement 1963 (MA63).
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THE Pakatan Harapan government could end up like Lou Bega’s Mambo No. 5, Right Said Fred’s I’m Too Sexy and Sir Mix-A-Lot’s Baby Got Back if it doesn’t handle reforms properly.
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KUALA LUMPUR: The National Centre for Governance, Integrity and Anti-Corruption (GIACC) hopes the Ombudsman Bill, to ensure more effective management of public complaints could be tabled in Parliament...
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KUALA LUMPUR, April 19 — The National Centre for Governance, Integrity and Anti-Corruption (GIACC) hopes the Ombudsman Bill, to ensure more effective management of public complaints could be table...
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KUALA LUMPUR (April 18): The National Centre for Governance, Integrity and Anti-Corruption (GIACC) hopes the Ombudsman Bill, to ensure more effective management of public complaints could be tabled in...
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KUCHING (April 18): The Pakatan Harapan (PH) Government’s attempt to amend Article 1 (2) of the Federal Constitution on April 9 showed its sincerity in wanting to restore the status and rights of Sa...
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KOTA KINABALU, April 18 — The Sabah State Legislative Assembly has unanimously supported a motion to endorse an amendment to the Federal Constitution that will restore Sabah’s and Sarawak’s stat...
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KOTA KINABALU: Parti Bersatu Sabah (PBS) has applauded Chief Minister Shafie Apdal’s intention to present an urgent motion to restore the original wording of Article 1(2) in the Federal Constitution...
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PETALING JAYA: Plans to curb smoking with tougher tobacco regulations will not yield results unless there is political will from Putrajaya to enforce such laws, say MPs from the ruling Pakatan Harapan...
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THE Malaysian Bar is deeply concerned that, on April 9, the government tabled a Bill to further extend its expansive powers under the National Security Council Act 2016 (NSC Act).
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KOTA KINABALU: The state government has agreed to propose a motion for all assemblymen to support the amendment to Article 1(2) of the Federal Constitution in a bid to get back Sabah’s rights under the Malaysia Agreement 1963 (MA63).
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KUCHING: An NGO here said Sarawak and Sabah should to be referred to as “negara” instead of “negeri” in the Bahasa Malaysia version of the proposed amendment to the Federal Constitution.
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KUCHING, April 15 — The Sarawak Association for People’s Aspirations (SAPA) group told the state Gabungan Parti Sarawak (GPS) government today to table a motion to define the “Borneo States” a...
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KUCHING: A state rights NGO will stage a rally at Padang Merdeka here on April 28 to demand the restoration of Sabah and Sarawak's constitutional status as "negara".
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PETALING JAYA: The Malaysian Bar has expressed concern that the government tabled a Bill on April 9 to extend its powers under the National Security Council Act 2016.
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KUALA LUMPUR, April 15 — The Malaysian Bar has taken the Pakatan Harapan (PH) government to task for its proposed amendments to the National Security Act 2016 (NSA) recently instead of abolishing it...