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LETTER | The Independent Police Complaints of Misconduct (IPCMC) Bill 2019 had its first reading in Parliament on July 18.
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PETALING JAYA: A meeting will be held with stakeholders on the Independent Police Comp­laints and Misconduct Commission (IPCMC) Bill before Parliament votes on it in October.Minister in the Prime Minister’s Department Datuk Liew Vui Keong said the rights of individuals to voice their opinions would not be sidelined in the process of renewing the law.
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MALAYSIAN singer Fish Leong has reportedly divorced her Taiwanese businessman husband Tony Chao.
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Dr Mahathir (middle) fields questions from the media as (from right) Rafidah, Kamarudin, Loke and Fernandes look on.
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The government has concluded its first round of briefings and consultations with stakeholders on the long-awaited formation of the Independent Police Complaints and Misconduct Commission (IPCMC). This...
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PETALING JAYA: Further engagement with stakeholders on the Independent Police Complaints and Misconduct Commission (IPCMC) Bill will be held before it is tabled in the Dewan Rakyat this October, says Datuk Liew Vui Keong.
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PETALING JAYA: Millennials cherish the country’s independence no less than their forebears, despite not having experienced life under colonial rule.
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A lot more has to be done to improve human rights in our country.
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Pakatan Harapan should set-up a high level committee to vet government policies before announcing them to the public, urges PSM.
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PETALING JAYA: A group campaigning for the abolition of the death penalty has called for the Enforcement Agency Integrity Commission to be retained instead of being replaced by the Independent Police ...
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PENAMPANG: The government will have failed the people if the Sabah Law and Native Affairs Ministry cannot solve the outstanding issue of ascertaining a clear definition of indigenous people (Orang Asal) in the state, says Deputy Chief Minister Datuk Seri Wilfred Madius Tangau.
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PENAMPANG: Sabah's Law and Native Affairs Ministry needs to come up with a legal definition of what constitutes indigenous people (orang asal) in the state, says Datuk Seri Wilfred Madius Tangau.
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KLANG: The proposed amendments to a Selangor Syariah enactment, which will enable unilateral conversion, may still be tabled at the next state legislative sitting if the need arises, says Mentri Besar Amirudin Shari.
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LETTER | In an article on Wednesday titled Actually, we commented on 100% of the IPCMC Bill, Citizens Against Enforced Disappearances, Caged, mentioned Green Papers.
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KUALA LUMPUR, Aug 9 — The Federal Constitution stipulates that any attempt by the state to introduce any laws which are inconsistent with the country’s most supreme law is void, the National Human...
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Selangor DAP chairman Gobind Singh Deo said that any Bill that is unconstitutional should not be tabled in the Selangor legislative assembly.He also said the Bill to allow unilateral religious convers...
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KUALA LUMPUR, Aug 9 ― Selangor DAP chairman Gobind Singh Deo today dismissed the possibility of a Bill allowing the unilateral religious conversion of minors resurfacing in the state legislative ass...
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AUGUST 9 — In a statement on Wednesday, titled “Actually, we commented on 100 per cent of the IPCMC Bill,” Citizens Against Enforced Disappearances, CAGED, mentioned Green Papers.
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KUALA LUMPUR, August 9 — DAP national legal bureau chairman Ramkarpal Singh said today it is unnecessary to debate the Bill on the unilateral conversion of minors to Islam in the Selangor State Asse...
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CAGED is surprised by a news report in FMT of a press conference given by de facto law minister Liew Vui Keong after a meeting which CAGED attended.
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SHAH ALAM, August 9 — Selangor Mentri Besar Amirudin Shari said the Bill allowing for unilateral religious conversion of minors could still be tabled at the next state legislative assembly sitting, ...
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KUALA LUMPUR: The DAP will maintain its position that the conversion of minors to Islam should only be allowed with the consent of both parents.
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PUTRAJAYA: Doctors are only obliged to provide prescriptions when patients request for them, Health Minister Dzulkefly Ahmad said today.
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PETALING JAYA, Aug 8 — Selangor Pakatan Harapan (PH) has thrown its full support behind Mentri Besar Amirudin Shari following talk of cracks within the state ruling coalition and rumours of a move t...
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He said the session was adjourned due to the low participation of assemblymen in debates on the issues tabled during the session and that the supposed amendment on the proposed Bill was merely a rumou...
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KUALA LUMPUR - A scuppered attempt to amend Islamic laws so that minors can be converted unilaterally by either parent has rocked the Parti Keadilan Rakyat-led (PKR) Selangor government.
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KUALA LUMPUR, Aug 8 — Muslim women’s rights group Sisters in Islam today said it is disappointed that public engagements were not held by the Selangor over the proposed Bill in the state that woul...
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KUALA LUMPUR, Aug 8 — The outpouring of support for Selangor Speaker Ng Suee Lim continues with the state chapter of DAP rallying around its lawmaker under fire over a proposed Bill allowing for uni...
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LETTER | The Citizens Against Enforced Disappearances (Caged) is surprised by a news report of a press conference given by de facto Law Minister Liew Vui Keong after a meeting which we attended yest...
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KUALA LUMPUR, Aug 7 — DAP will protect and defend Selangor Speaker Ng Suee Lim should there be a bid to remove him over his alleged blocking of an attempt to introduce an amendment which would allow...
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KUALA LUMPUR, Aug 7 — The Health Ministry is in the process of finalising the new Tobacco Control Bill, its minister Datuk Seri Dzulkefly Ahmad said today.
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KUALA LUMPUR, Aug 7 — Tensions are rife in Selangor as Mentri Besar Amirudin Shari is set to meet state Pakatan Harapan leaders tomorrow amid a split among the ruling coalition’s state lawmakers o...
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PUTRAJAYA: The Independent Police Complaints and Misconduct Commission (IPCMC) Bill, which is set to be tabled for its second reading in the next Parliament sitting in October, is still open to change...
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PUTRAJAYA, Aug 6 — The Independent Police Complaints and Misconduct Commission (IPCMC) Bill, which is set to be tabled for its second reading in the next Parliament sitting in October, is still ope...
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PUTRAJAYA, Aug 6 — The amendment made to a provision in the Federal Constitution had terminated the role of the Yang-di-Pertuan Agong from that of a constitutional monarch to that of a mere rubber s...
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KOTA KINABALU, Aug 6 — The Sabah assembly passed an amendment today to its Shariah laws that will outlaw Islamic teachings other than the Sunni denomination.
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The Independent Police Complaints of Misconduct Commission (IPCMC) Bill is subject to change as Putrajaya engages stakeholders on the much-anticipated initiative.
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KOTA KINABALU: The State Legislative Assembly yesterday passed the First Supplementary Supply (2019) Bill 2019, approving an additional budget of RM337,423,659. The Bill, tabled by Chief Minister Dat...
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KOTA KINABALU: A Sabah opposition assemblyman has proposed that drones be used to shore up security on Sabah waters.
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KUALA LUMPUR - From September, all travellers flying out of Malaysia will have to pay a departure tax of between RM8 and RM150 (S$2.65 to S$50), the Malaysian government announced on Friday (Aug 2).
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KINI ROUNDUP | Here are key headlines you may have missed yesterday, in brief. 1.
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KUALA LUMPUR (Aug 1): The Dewan Negara yesterday approved the Workers’ Minimum Standard of Housing and Amenities (Amendment) Bill 2019 which is aimed at expanding the housing minimum standard and pr...
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COMMENT | In response to senator Mohd Imran Abd Hamid's absurd proposal to enact a sexual harassment law to protect men from being seduced, I would like to counter-propose mental health counselling fo...
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KUALA LUMPUR, Aug 1 — PKR distanced itself today from one of its senators’ suggestions for a law to ostensibly “protect” men from being “seduced” into committing sex crimes.
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KUALA LUMPUR (July 31): The Dewan Negara today approved the Workers’ Minimum Standard of Housing and Amenities (Amendment) Bill 2019 which is aimed at expanding the housing minimum standard and prov...
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BANGI: Affordable healthcare such as that provided by a waqaf hospital is very much needed in Malaysia and will be a welcome addition to the healthcare industry, said deputy minister in the Prime Mini...
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KUALA LUMPUR, July 31 — Women, Family, and Community Development Deputy Minister Hannah Yeoh has slammed a PKR senator today for proposing a law to “protect” men from being “seduced” into co...
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KUALA LUMPUR, July 31 — The proposed sexual harassment law should include a provision to “protect” men from being “seduced” into committing sex crimes such as rape and incest, PKR senator Mo...
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Datuk Abdul Karim Rahman Hamzah – File photo KUCHING: Datuk Abdul Karim Rahman Hamzah has dismissed ‘Sarawak for Sarawakians’ as the state’s clarion call, adding further that there was no “...
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LETTER | The Consumers’ Association of Penang (CAP) is disappointed that Workers’ Minimum Standards of Housing and Amenities Act 1990 amendment Bill does not make it mandatory for employers to pro...
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KUCHING, July 29 — Sarawak Pakatan Harapan (PH) has pledged to go all-out to defeat the ruling Gabungan Parti Sarawak (GPS) in the next state election so it can initiate institutional reforms in t...
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THE Malaysian Parliament created history on July 16, 2019.
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SERI ISKANDAR: A new Act is being formulated to regulate the use of e-cigarettes and shisha, says Health Minister Datuk Seri Dr Dzulkefly Ahmad.
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PETALING JAYA: A women’s group is calling for a tribunal to be set up to facilitate investigations into cases of sexual harassment.
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SIBU: All stakeholders must work together when it comes to tackling problems associated with the sale of vape and vape-like ‘ghost smoke’ candy to school-children.
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SERI ISKANDAR: A new law to curb the use of vapes, shisha and e-cigarettes is being formulated, says Datuk Seri Dr Dzulkefly Ahmad.
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PETALING JAYA: PAS wants Tun Dr Mahathir Mohamad to complete his full term as Prime Minister as the party will not work with PKR President Datuk Seri Anwar Ibrahim, says PAS secretary-general Datuk Takiyuddin Hassan.
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PETALING JAYA: A new Bill should be proposed to control the use of e-cigarettes, vape and shisha, says social activist Tan Sri Lee Lam Thye.
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ON July 16, 2019, Members of Parliament from both sides of the political divide set aside their differences to pass the constitutional amendment to lower the voting age in this country from 21 to 18 y...
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Protesters staged a sit-in on Friday at Hong Kong International Airport, one of Asia's busiest, as many countries issued travel advisories for the city.In a bid to find new ways to spread their opposi...
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KUALA LUMPUR (July 26): All Malaysian senators present in Parliament voted in favor of amending the Federal Constitution to lower the voting age to 18 from 21, Senate speaker S.A. Vigneswaran said in ...
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KUALA LUMPUR - The Malaysian Senate on Thursday (July 25) passed a Bill to amend the country's Constitution to lower the voting age to 18.
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KUALA LUMPUR (Bernama): Ten days after the Constitution (Amendment) Bill 2019 to lower the voting age was passed at the Dewan Rakyat, the amendment was approved by the Dewan Negara with a two-thirds majority.
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KUALA LUMPUR (July 25): The Peaceful Assembly (Amendment) Bill 2019 which, among others, sought to make street protests no longer an offence, was passed by the Dewan Negara yesterday.
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Abdul Halim Abd Samad KUALA LUMPUR: The Youth Societies and Youth Development (Amendment) Bill 2019 which seeks to, among others, reduce the age cap for the definition of youth from 40 to 30, was app...
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KUALA LUMPUR (July 24): The Peaceful Assembly (Amendment) Bill 2019 which, among others, sought to make street protests no longer an offence, was passed by the Dewan Negara today.
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KUALA LUMPUR (July 24): The Youth Societies and Youth Development (Amendment) Bill 2019 which seeks to, among others, reduce the age cap for the definition of youth from 40 to 30, was approved by the ...
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KUALA LUMPUR: The Youth Societies and Youth Development (Amendment) Bill 2019 which seeks to, among others, reduce the age cap for the definition of youth from 40 to 30, was approved by the Senate tod...
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KUALA LUMPUR, July 24 — The Youth Societies and Youth Development (Amendment) Bill 2019 which seeks to, among others, reduce the age cap for the definition of youth from 40 to 30, was approved by th...
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KUALA LUMPUR: The framework on the Malaysian Forestry Policy which is being reformulated is expected to be finalised by next year, the Dewan Negara was told today.
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KUALA LUMPUR (July 24): The framework on the Malaysian Forestry Policy which is being reformulated is expected to be finalised by next year, the Dewan Negara was told today.
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KUALA LUMPUR (July 24): The framework on the Malaysian Forestry Policy, which is being reformulated, is expected to be finalised by next year, the Dewan Negara was told today.
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The framework on the Malaysian Forestry Policy which is being reformulated is expected to be finalised by next year, the Dewan Negara was told today.
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KUALA LUMPUR (July 23): The Dewan Negara today passed three bills namely the Trademarks Bill 2019, Trade Descriptions (Amendment) Bill 2019 and Consumer Protection (Amendment) Bill 2019.
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KUALA LUMPUR: The Dewan Negara yesterday passed three bills namely the Trademarks Bill 2019, Trade Descriptions (Amendment) Bill 2019 and Consumer Protection (Amendment) Bill 2019.
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KUALA LUMPUR: The Dewan Negara today passed three bills namely the Trademarks Bill 2019, Trade Descriptions (Amendment) Bill 2019 and Consumer Protection (Amendment) Bill 2019.
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THE Malaysian Bar lauds the tabling of the Independent Police Complaints of Misconduct Commis­sion Bill 2019 (IPCMC) by the government on July 18 in partial fulfilment of Pakatan Harapan’s election...
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KUALA LUMPUR, July 23 — Last week, the Pakatan Harapan government tabled a Bill to set up an independent external oversight body of the police force, an initiative that has long been demanded by civ...
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JULY 22 — Over the weekend I read the Independent Police Complaints of Misconduct Bill which was tabled in Parliament on Friday.
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PETALING JAYA: Even though great strides were made in the recently concluded July parliamentary session, the pace of institutional reforms is too slow and needs to be accelerated, says DAP adviser Lim...
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KUALA LUMPUR, July 21 — Veteran DAP leader Lim Kit Siang has challenged Pakatan Harapan to introduce more ambitious reforms during the next parliamentary meeting, saying the pace of these remain lag...
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WHILE it is good to see a Bill for the establishment of the long-awaited Independent Police Complaints of Misconduct Commission (IPCMC) on Parliament’s agenda, it seems to miss the wood for the trees!
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MP SPEAKS | The July meeting of Parliament which ended on Thursday made great strides in institutional reforms – starting with the motion requiring Members of Parliament to publicly declare their as...
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PETALING JAYA: Umno supreme council member Lokman Noor Adam said today he will take legal action against the national police chief after Indonesian experts confirmed the authenticity of a gay-sex vide...
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KOTA KINABALU: The Sabah government should listen to the grouses and demands of the people regarding the proposed Papar Dam, says Penampang MP Datuk Darell Leiking.
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PETALING JAYA: Eligible Malaysians who already qualify for cost of living aid (BSH) will get cash handouts as petrol subsidy, according to government sources.
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KUALA LUMPUR, July 20 — Race and identity politics could gain more prominence should parties fail to foster critical thinking among social media-obsessed youths, analysts suggest as Pakatan Harapan ...
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Registering to be a voter is a civic duty as a citizen, as much as actually voting is.
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KUALA LUMPUR: Malaysia, in the process of upgrading its parliamentary system, intends to make Kuwait’s parliamentary system as one of its latest benchmarks, said Deputy Dewan Rakyat (lower house of ...
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KUALA LUMPUR, July 19 — Civil rights lawyer Syahredzan Johan today urged the government to engage with the public before passing the Independent Police Complaints and Misconduct Commission (IPCMC) B...
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KUALA LUMPUR, July 19 — DAP veteran Lim Kit Siang said that 14 months in, Malaysia Baharu is taking shape with 18-year-olds allowed to vote in the next general election and the establishment of the ...
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KOTA KINABALU: Sabah Umno must assess the sincerity of former party members who want to return to the party fold before allowing them back in, says its Sabah Wanita chief Datuk Jainab Ahmad Ayid.
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Phoong (third left), accompanied by Nordin (second left) and Goh (fourth left), talks to the hawkers during the walkabout in Lido.
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Mariati KOTA KINABALU: Sabah’s former attorney general, Datuk Mariati Robert is elated that the Bill to increase the number of seats in the State Assembly was finally tabled in parliament and passe...
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THE Independent Police Complaints of Misconduct Commission (IPCMC) will have disciplinary authority over any misconduct by police personnel, including the Inspector-General of Police.
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KUALA LUMPUR, July 18 — The Revision of Laws (Amendment) Bill 2019 was approved by the Dewan Rakyat today, thus becoming the 12th Bill approved during the 12-day sitting that began on July 1.
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KUALA LUMPUR (July 18): The Independent Police Complaints of Misconduct Commission (IPCMC) will have disciplinary authority over any misconduct by police personnel, including the Inspector General of ...
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KUALA LUMPUR: The Independent Police Complaints of Misconduct Commission (IPCMC) will have disciplinary authority over any misconduct by police personnel, including the Inspector General of Police (IG...
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Election Commission (EC) chairman Azhar Azizan Harun said the enforcement of the historic Bill to lower the voting age from 21 to 18 may take several years to be implemented as there will many things ...
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The Freedom of Information Act will be drawn up to replace the Official Secrets Act 1972, Prime Minister Dr Mahathir Mohamad said today.