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KUALA NERUS, April 20 — The new act under the Malaysian Anti-Corruption Commission (MACC), which requires politicians and senior government officials Grade Jusa C and above, to declare their assets,...
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KUANTAN: The parties involved in the issue over the rare earth processing plant, Lynas Malaysia Sdn Bhd (Lynas) have been urged to hold healthy debates, said Foreign Minister Datuk Saifuddin Abdullah ...
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KUALA LUMPUR: There have not been any discussions at the top about Perak Menteri Besar Ahmad Faizal Azumu’s purported resignation, Amanah’s communications director Khalid Abdul Samad said today in...
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KUCHING: Sarawak Chief Minister Abang Johari Openg has slammed Putrajaya for being too “egotistical” following its decision to turn down the Sarawak government’s offer of a RM1 billion loan to r...
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PETALING JAYA: The home ministry today rebutted claims by a Suhakam commissioner accusing Putrajaya of backtracking over repressive laws.
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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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BENTONG: The government expects to obtain the minimum wage recommendation from the Minimum Wage Technical Committee the latest by August next year.
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BENTONG: The government expects to obtain the minimum wage recommendation from the Minimum Wage Technical Committee the latest by August next year.
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KUANTAN: Foreign Minister Datuk Saifuddin Abdullah is supportive of healthy debates on the issue of Lynas' residues.
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PUTRAJAYA: A proposal to set up the National Institute for Assistive Technology (NIAT) by the Malaysian Foundation for the Blind (MFB) will be discussed at the Ministry of Health’s (MOH) post Cabine...
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KUALA LUMPUR, April 20 — Defence Minister Mohamad Sabu has said that the Malaysian government will only heed requests from United Nations (UN) for peacekeepers and security forces, and will not aide...
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(April 20): Special advisor to the Government Tun Daim Zainuddin wonders whether the Barisan Nasional Cabinet had made a collective decision on the East Coast Rail Link (ECRL) project and whether ther...
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SEREMBAN: Civil servants can now take a 15-minute break during working hours to do light exercises, said Public Service Department director-general Datuk Seri Borhan Dolah.
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Pakatan Harapan (PH) swept into power largely on its promise of changes and on the premise that the BN government had failed the rakyat.
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(April 19): Special advisor to the Government Tun Daim Zainuddin wonders whether the Barisan Nasional Cabinet had made a collective decision on the East Coast Rail Link (ECRL) project and whether ther...
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KUALA LUMPUR: In a Cabinet meeting on Wednesday, the government decided to revive the Bandar Malaysia Project after it was abruptly terminated in May 2017.
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KUALA LUMPUR (April 19): The Prime Minister's Office (PMO) says today the government has decided to reinstate the Bandar Malaysia project that was abruptly terminated in May 2017, because the project ...
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KUALA LUMPUR (April 19): Prime Minister Tun Dr Mahathir Mohamad  today announced the revival of the Bandar Malaysia project, which was abruptly terminated in May 2017.
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PETALING JAYA: Najib Razak today mocked Putrajaya’s decision to revive the Bandar Malaysia project, describing it as another “major U-turn” by the government.
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KUALA LUMPUR (April 19): The Prime Minister's Office (PMO) says today the government has decided to reinstate the Bandar Malaysia project, which was abruptly terminated in May 2017, because the projec...
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KUALA LUMPUR: Putrajaya today said the Bandar Malaysia project once promoted by former prime minister Najib Razak would go ahead, some two years after it was abandoned.
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PETALING JAYA: The fuel price of RON97 will increase by 12 sen per litre, while RON95 petrol and diesel prices remain the same for the week starting Saturday (April 20).
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KUALA LUMPUR: Tun Dr Mahathir Mohamad has announced that the Bandar Malaysia project will be revived but with some changes.
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PUTRAJAYA: The Judicial and Legal Service Officers Association (Jalsoa) says it will obtain feedback from its members on separating the roles of attorney-general (AG) and public prosecutor (PP). Jalso...
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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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KOTA KINABALU: The state government will not rush into filling the remaining 4,000 vacancies in the civil service as it is prioritising critical areas in order to be more cost-efficient, says Datuk Seri Mohd Shafie Apdal.
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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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KUALA LUMPUR, April 18 — The hearing of Datuk Seri Najib Razak’s SRC International RM42 million trial will not be resuming tomorrow as initially scheduled, but will continue next Monday.
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KOTA KINABALU, April 18 — The Sabah state government said today it will amend legislation by the next state legislative assembly meeting to ban child marriage.
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KUCHING: A Sarawak minister said future dealings with the Pakatan Harapan government will “likely be difficult” due to its “continuous U-turns” on promises made.
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PETALING JAYA: In reaction to news that Prestariang Bhd is taking the federal government to court over the termination of its RM3.5bil contract, the group saw its share price fall 4 sen or 9%.
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PETALING JAYA: MCA today hit out at Pakatan Harapan over its “obsession” for re-branding programmes or policies implemented by the previous government, after the National Permata Programme was ren...
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KUALA LUMPUR: A student activist said he will invite the Crown Prince of Johor, Tunku Ismail Sultan Ibrahim, to a forum on the Rome Statute, which Putrajaya recently withdrew from, to clear any confus...
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KUALA LUMPUR, April 15 — Malaysia hopes to open an embassy in Palestine even though it may be tough going, said Foreign Minister Datuk Saifuddin Abdullah.
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IT has been another slow start to the year for initial public offerings (IPOs) in Malaysia, but investment bankers are anticipating a pickup in the coming months.
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PETALING JAYA: Having failed to reach a settlement following several rounds of negotiations, Prestariang Bhd has decided to take the federal government to court to sue for compensation over the termination of its contract.
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PRESTARIANG SKIN Sdn Bhd (PSKIN), a subsidiary of Prestariang Bhd on April 15 filed a legal claim totalling US$177 million (RM732 million) against the Malaysian government for the unilateral terminat...
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KUALA LUMPUR, April 15 — The National Permata Programme that was the brainchild of Datin Seri Rosmah Mansor has now been rebranded as “Genius”, Education Minister Maszlee Malik said today.
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KUALA LUMPUR (April 15): Prestariang Bhd has filed a legal claim of RM732.86 million against the government over the termination of the National Immigration Control System (SKIN) project.
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REFERRING to a letter in The Star dated April 6 titled “MM2H an excellent government initiative” (online at bit.ly/star_home), the Mini­stry of Tourism, Arts and Culture Malaysia (Motac) would li...
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PETALING JAYA: DAP’s P Ramasamy today said Pakatan Harapan’s (PH) loss in Rantau, its third consecutive defeat in the by-elections that have come since last year’s general election, might be a s...
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SEREMBAN: Not many people know that Datuk Seri Mohamad Hasan had dislodged a bone in his right foot’s little toe two days before the nomination for the Rantau by-election on March 30.
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MIRI, April 14 — Sarawak Chief Minister Datuk Abang Johari Openg today asked Petroliam Nasional Berhad (Petronas) to share its seismic data on oil and gas reserves in the state’s territorial bound...
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KUALA LUMPUR (April 14): Local elections in Malaysia are still a work in progress.
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KUALA LUMPUR: Housing and Local Government Minister Zuraida Kamaruddin said there was no evidence of negligence by the Fire and Rescue Department in the drowning of six firemen at a disused mining poo...
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KUALA LUMPUR: PKR vice-president Zuraida Kamaruddin said Dr Streram Sinnasamy was not the reason for the ruling coalition’s defeat in the Rantau by-election yesterday.
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PETALING JAYA: PAS central committee member Nik Mohamad Abduh Nik Abdul Aziz (pix) has said he didn’t tell the truth about a voice recording allegedly proving that the Islamist party had accepted fu...
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WHAT do you do when you are faced with an insurmountable obstacle on a road you’re driving on?
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FOR the past two decades, my friends and I have been promoting what we call the “Rapera movement” – essentially to emphasise the values of thinking and compassion.
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KUALA LUMPUR, April 14 — Housing and Local Government Minister Zuraida Kamaruddin said she would propose to the Cabinet by 2021 a model for local council elections.
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COMMENTARY, April 14 — Pakatan Harapan (PH) has now got to look back at its drawing board and prioritise people’s welfare and fulfil its general election pledges before the growing dissatisfaction...
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SEREMBAN: For Datuk Seri Mohamad Hasan who turns 63 on May 2, the victory in this by-election must certainly be the sweetest in his political career.
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JOHOR BARU • Johor ruler, Sultan Ibrahim Sultan Iskandar, has accepted the resignation of Datuk Osman Sapian as the state's Menteri Besar (chief minister).
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PETALING JAYA: Human Resources Minister M. Kulasegaran, who has been accused of playing the race card during a speech at a ceramah in Rantau, is contemplating legal action.
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It has never been easy to decipher what goes on behind the workings of the Armed Forces Fund Board or better known as LTAT.
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PUTRAJAYA, April 12 — Four Pakatan Harapan (PH) lawmakers were absent during voting to pass the Constitution (Amendment) Bill 2019 in Dewan Rakyat on Tuesday, de facto law minister Datuk Liew Vui Ke...
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PUTRAJAYA: Several non-governmental organisations have come out to express their gratitude to Prime Minister Tun Dr Mahathir Mohamad over Malaysia's withdrawal from the Rome Statute.
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PETALING JAYA: The government has agreed to give Malaysia Airports Holding Bhd (MAHB) a 50-year extension of lease to operate and maintain 39 airports nationwide.
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KOTA KINABALU: Parti Kerjasama Anak Negeri has described the defeat of the constitutional amendment of Article 1(2) of the Federal Constitution as a huge setback and a sobering disappointment for the ...
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SEREMBAN (April 11): With just one day to go, the morale of Pakatan Harapan (PH) machinery for the Rantau State by-election is now at the highest possible level, Deputy Prime Minister Datuk Seri Dr Wa...
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KUALA LUMPUR (April 11): All disagreements between several Ministers and interested parties in working out the clauses of the Public Service Bill have been resolved and an agreement reached, said the ...
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KUALA LUMPUR: All disagreements between several ministers and interested parties in working out the clauses of the Public Service Act have been resolved and an agreement has been reached, according to...
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SEREMBAN, April 11 — With just one day to go, the morale of Pakatan Harapan (PH) machinery for the Rantau state by-election is now at the highest possible level, Deputy Prime Minister Datuk Seri Dr ...
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SERDANG: Prime Minister Tun Dr Mahathir Mohamad said today that attempts by certain parties to make the Rulers unhappy with the current government will not succeed because the government is elected by...
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KUCHING: It is disappointing that Gabungan Parti Sarawak (GPS) MPs chose to play politics over the interests of Sabah and Sarawak by abstaining from voting on the constitutional amendment to restore both states as equal partners in Malaysia, says a Sarawak DAP lawmaker.
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KUALA LUMPUR: Water, Land and Natural Resources Minister Xavier Jayakumar told the Dewan Rakyat today that an agreement has been reached for raw water to be channelled from Perak to Penang.
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KUALA LUMPUR: Action will be taken against Datuk Seri Najib Razak for breaking Parliament embargo on the Federal Land Deve­lopment Authority (Felda) White Paper, says Tun Dr Mahathir Mohamad.
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SEREMBAN: Pakatan Harapan has been faltering at every turn since taking over the government 11 months ago, says Rantau Barisan Nasional candidate Datuk Seri Mohamad Hasan.
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KUALA LUMPUR: The Finance Ministry has clarified that the Departure Levy will only be imposed on those flying out of the country.
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KUALA LUMPUR, April 10 — Datuk Seri Azmin Ali said police involvement will be sought shortly over the alleged mismanagement of the Federal Land Development Authority’s (Felda) that wiped billions ...
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KUALA LUMPUR: More police reports will be lodged by the Federal Land Development Authority (Felda) over alleged mismanagement, says Datuk Seri Mohamed Azmin Ali.
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THE most potent paralytic agent is fear.
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KUALA LUMPUR (April 10): The Federal Government has failed to get the nod from the Dewan Rakyat for the Constitution (Amendment) Bill 2019, which sought to restore the status of Sabah and Sarawak as e...
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KUALA LUMPUR (April 10): Some 200 people from numerous non-government organisations (NGOs) led by 'Save Malaysia, Stop Lynas' were at the Parliament gate to hand over a memorandum at 10.30am today.
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KUCHING, April 10 — Gabungan Parti Sarawak (GPS) MPs did not vote on a constitutional amendment Bill to restore Sabah and Sarawak’s status in the federation as it was not comprehensive enough, coa...
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PAKATAN Harapan’s attempt to put Sabah and Sarawak as equal partners with Peninsular Malaysia was booted out when it failed to secure a two-thirds majority in the Dewan Rakyat to amend the Federal Constitution.
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PETALING JAYA: The government’s decision not to reintroduce Clause 88A to amend the Law Reform (Marriage and Divorce) Act (LRA) to deal with the issue of unilateral conversion of minors is a “big let-down”, according to some lawyers. They said there should be more “political will” to make changes to the law to resolve the long-standing issue.
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KLANG (April 9): Agriculture and Agro-based Industry Minister Datuk Salahuddin Ayub denied the existence of development projects which led the Malaysian Anti-Corruption Commission (MACC) to conduct an...
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KLANG: Agriculture and Agro-based Industry Minister Datuk Salahuddin Ayub denied the existence of development projects which led the Malaysian Anti-Corruption Commission (MACC) to conduct an investiga...
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KUALA LUMPUR (April 9): The Federal Government has failed to get the nod from the Dewan Rakyat for the Constitution (Amendment) Bill 2019, which sought to restore the status of Sabah and Sarawak as eq...
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Prime Minister Tun Dr Mahathir Mohamad said the Government holds the view that the Sabah portion of the Pan Borneo Highway should be under the purview of the Federal Government, namely the Works Minis...
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PETALING JAYA: PPBM’s Bukit Kepong assemblyman Dr Sahruddin Jamal is tipped to be named as Johor menteri besar following the resignation of Osman Sapian today.
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KUALA LUMPUR: Prime Minister Dr Mahathir Mohamad today assured Sabahans and Sarawakians that further amendments would be made to Article 1(2) of the Federal Constitution to ensure equal distribution o...
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KUALA LUMPUR (April 9): The Government holds the view that the Sabah portion of Pan Borneo Highway should be under the purview of the Federal Government, namely the Ministry of Works, said Tun Dr Maha...
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PUTRAJAYA: Prime Minister Tun Dr Mahathir Mohamad and his wife Tun Dr Siti Hasmah Mohamad Ali today hosted a luncheon in honour of visiting Singapore Prime Minister Lee Hsien Loong and his wife Ho Chi...
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KUALA LUMPUR: The Pakatan Harapan federal government will keep its promise to make Sabah and Sarawak as its equal partners, said Port Dickson MP Datuk Seri Anwar Ibrahim.
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KUALA LUMPUR: The four academics wrote a summary of the Rome Statute that was presented to the Conference of Rulers should be appreciated and not condemned for their academic views, said former Higher Education Minister Datuk Seri Idris Jusoh.
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KUALA LUMPUR: Prime Minister Tun Dr Mahathir Mohamad has tabled the amendment to Article 1 (2) of the Federal Constitution for its second reading, which will ensure that Sabah and Sarawak will be equal partners with Peninsular Malaysia.
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SEREMBAN (April 9): The tabling of a White Paper on the Federal Land Development Authority (Felda) in Parliament on Wednesday will, among others, propose a new business model for the management of Fel...
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SEREMBAN: The tabling of a White Paper on the Federal Land Development Authority (Felda) in Parliament on Wednesday will, among others, propose a new business model for the management of Felda farms a...
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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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SEREMBAN (April 8): The tabling of a White Paper on the Federal Land Development Authority (Felda) in Parliament on Wednesday will, among others, propose a new business model for the management of Fel...
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KUALA LUMPUR, April 8 — The government will propose a new business model for the Federal Land Development Authority (Felda) besides other initiatives when its White Paper is tabled in Parliament on ...
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KUALA LUMPUR: The government must be extra careful when dealing with issues involving the Malays to avoid giving them an excuse to stage a coup d’etat, according to Federal Territories Minister Khal...
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KUALA LUMPUR: Datuk Seri Dr Wee Ka Siong has chided Deputy Education Minister Teo Nie Ching over her parliamentary answer on the Sijil Pelajaran Malaysia (SPM) certificate issue.
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KUALA LUMPUR (April 8): Employees from the Grand Seasons Hotel Kuala Lumpur have sought help from Datuk Abdullah Sani Abdul Hamid (PH-Kapar) to voice out alleged unfair treatment against them as the 2...
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RANTAU, April 8 — The voters of Rantau, particularly its youths, should think long-term before casting their ballots in the upcoming April 13 by-election, said Datuk Seri Mohamad Hasan.
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PETALING JAYA: The special reduced penalty rate for taxpayers to disclose any previously undeclared income has been extended until June 30.
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APRIL 8 — I refer to the alleged presentation by several academicians to the Council of Rulers dated 2nd April 2019, which has been circulating in the media lately [Alleged Presentation]. I recogni...