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SUBANG JAYA: Umno’s Khairy Jamaluddin today said the government lost its chance to ratify the International Convention on the Elimination of All Forms of Racial Discrimination (ICERD) because of For...
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KUALA LUMPUR, Aug 18 — Demands for the restoration of Sabah’s rights under the Malaysia Agreement 1963 (MA63) is expected to be a key issue on the campaign trail if the Kimanis parliamentary seat ...
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PETALING JAYA: The fight for Sabah’s rights under the Malaysia Agreement 1963 (MA63) will be a key campaign issue if a by-election is held for the Kimanis parliamentary seat, said a political analyst.
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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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A lot more has to be done to improve human rights in our country.
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PETALING JAYA: The Malaysian Islamic Development Department (Jakim) is investigating a Facebook post inciting Muslims to murder “kafir” (infidels), which has triggered a wave of reactions on socia...
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KUALA LUMPUR, Aug 14 — Datuk Liew Vui Keong believes Malaysians would be better served pursuing harmony through things they have in common than in looking at laws that regulate what they can and can...
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GEORGE TOWN: The new voting age of 18 as passed by Dewan Rakyat through an amendment in the Federal Constitution has got 14-year-olds thinking since they would potentially be first-time voters if the ...
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GEORGE TOWN, Aug 12 — The new voting age of 18 as passed by Dewan Rakyat through an amendment in the Federal Constitution has got 14-year-olds thinking since they would potentially be first-time vot...
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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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The Enforcement Agency Integrity Commission (EAIC) should not be dissolved when the Independent Police Complaints of Misconduct Commission (IPCMC) comes into force, said human rights group Malaysians ...
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PUTRAJAYA (Aug 9): The Education Ministry (MOE) and  the Election Commission (EC) will be signing a Memorandum of Understanding soon to implement a voter education programme for students and undergra...
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KUALA LUMPUR: A lawyer has filed a suit to challenge the constitutionality of the departure levy imposed on overseas travellers, including those performing pilgrimages.
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KINI ROUNDUP | Here are key headlines you may have missed yesterday, in brief. 1.
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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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KUALA LUMPUR (Aug 8): Datuk Seri Ahmad Husni Hanadzlah (pictured, centre) believed that former Prime Minister Datuk Seri Najib Razak initiated sexual harassment and corruption allegations against him...
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KUALA LUMPUR: Former second finance minister Ahmad Husni Hanadzlah today accused Najib Razak of engineering sexual harassment and corruption allegations against him after he left office in 2016, the c...
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KUALA LUMPUR (Aug 8): Datuk Seri Ahmad Husni Hanadzlah believed that former Prime Minister Datuk Seri Najib Razak initiated sexual harassment and corruption allegations against him in 2016 for enquiri...
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KUALA LUMPUR: The establishment of the Independent Police Complaints and Misconduct Commission (IPCMC) will not affect the role of the Integrity and Standards Compliance Department (JIPS) of the Royal...
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The establishment of the Independent Police Complaints and Misconduct Commission (IPCMC) will not affect the role of the Integrity and Standards Compliance Department (Jips) of the police.
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MUAR: Two Parti Pribumi Bersatu Malaysia (Bersatu) leaders said yesterday a closed-door meeting Bersatu chairman Tun Dr Mahathir Mohamad had Monday with all Bersatu MPs, senators and menteris besar wa...
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MUAR (Aug 6): Two Parti Pribumi Bersatu Malaysia (Bersatu) leaders said today a closed-door meeting Bersatu chairman Tun Dr Mahathir Mohamad had yesterday with all Bersatu MPs, senators and menteris b...
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ALOR SETAR, Aug 6 — A closed-door meeting Tun Dr Mahathir Mohamad held yesterday with all MPs, senators and mentris besar from Parti Pribumi Bersatu Malaysia (Bersatu) was a routine one, Bersatu ...
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LETTER | Today I want to remind the government a few things under our system of government.
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PUTRAJAYA: The Malaysian Anti-Corruption Commission (MACC) is happy with the cooperation it received so far from MPs over the move to have them declare their assets.
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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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Tambun Tulang assemblyperson Ismail Kassim is not interested in positions or titles, what more to be nominated as a candidate for Perlis menteri besar.
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MALACCA: Prime Minister Tun Dr Mahathir Mohamad said the government recognises the great role that the young generation can play, and views their contribution as very important to continue Malaysia’...
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Tun Dr Mahathir Mohamad – Bernama file photo MELAKA: Prime Minister Tun Dr Mahathir Mohamad said the government recognises the great role that the young generation can play, and views their contrib...
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MELAKA, Aug 4 — Prime Minister Tun Dr Mahathir Mohamad said the government recognises the great role that the young generation can play, and views their contribution as very important to continue Ma...
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PETALING JAYA: Those flying out of the country will have to pay between RM8 and RM150 in departure levies beginning Sept 1, Putrajaya announced today.
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KOTA KINABALU: The Sabah PKR women’s wing has called for the replacement of the senator who mooted an anti-seduction law to protect men despite his apology and retraction earlier today.
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Deputy Prime Minister Dr Wan Azizah Wan Ismail has mooted gender sensitivity training for elected and appointed people's representatives.
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PETALING JAYA - Prime Minister Tun Dr Mahathir Mohamad has continuously stressed that he will pass the baton to PKR president Datuk Seri Anwar Ibrahim, but Opposition representatives have allegedly m...
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The Centre for a Better Tomorrow (Cenbet) has pointed out that PKR senator Mohd Imran Abd Hamid has expressed his "twisted views" about women's clothing in Parliament more than once.
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KUALA LUMPUR, Aug 1 — Senator Mohd Imran Abd Hamid apologised today for proposing a law to protect men against “seduction” leading to sexual crimes after his controversial suggestion triggered b...
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PETALING JAYA (THE STAR/ASIA NEWS NETWORK) - Malaysian Prime Minister Tun Dr Mahathir Mohamad has continuously stressed that he will pass the baton to PKR president Datuk Seri Anwar Ibrahim, but Oppos...
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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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YOURSAY | ‘Perak MB is showing his true colours in disregarding Orang Asli rights.’ Those who bully Orang Asli students learned it at home - activists BRoch: Sure, parents are to blame, but what a...
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KUALA LUMPUR, July 31 — Wanita PKR chief Haniza Talha today lambasted a party senator who proposed the enactment of sexual harassment law to protect men from being seduced into committing sexually r...
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LETTER | In the last Parliament sitting, the Dewan Rakyat and Dewan Negara unanimously approved a constitutional amendment to (1) lower the voting age from 21 years old to 18; (2) enable automatic vot...
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JULY 31 — In the last Parliament sitting, the Dewan Rakyat and Dewan Negara unanimously approved a constitutional amendment to: (1) lower the voting age from 21 years old to 18; (2) enable automatic...
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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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PKR senator Mohd Imran Abd Hamid has proposed the enactment of a sexual harassment law to protect men from being seduced into committing crimes such as rape.
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PETALING JAYA: The government claims it is working to tighten forest conservation laws and considering suggestions from NGOs for the purpose.
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PETALING JAYA: Umno president Ahmad Zahid Hamidi has asked Sabah Umno not to worry about cash as money will flow in just before GE15. He said a lot of people sympathise with Umno as the party’s asse...
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PARLIAMENT | Dewan Negara president SA Vigneswaran today instructed de facto Law Minister Liew Vui Keong to clarify his oral reply last Thursday on a luxury watch corruption case involving a minister'...
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SEREMBAN: The 15th General Election (GE15) is scheduled to be held in 2023, and by that time, the 15-year-olds of today will be eligible to vote.
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SEREMBAN (Bernama): Teenagers aged 15 this year will be eligible to vote when the 15th General Election comes around in 2023.
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MP SPEAKS | If Pakatan Harapan loses the General Election (GE15), then it is kaput for a New Malaysia as a top world-class nation as this is a mission that will take a decade or two - definitely more ...
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De facto law minister Liew Vui Keong claims to have been misquoted over the luxury watch corruption case involving Agriculture Minister Salahuddin Ayub's political secretary.
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KUALA LUMPUR (July 26): Malaysia needs to urgently embark on a structural reform to rebuild the country’s strengths and prepare for the future, said Bank Negara Malaysia Governor Datuk Nor Shamsiah ...
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PAS president Abdul Hadi Awang (photo, above) said his party and Umno will work to keep Dr Mahathir Mohamad as prime minister for the full term.
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PUTRAJAYA: The eligibility to be a State Legislative Assembly representative in Malaysia is still 21 years old although the Constitution Bill (Amendment) 2019 has been approved bipartisan in Parliamen...
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DAP stalwart Lim Kit Siang said the 20 senators who were absent during the Undi 18 vote in the Dewan Negara should declare the reasons for their absence or resign.
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PUTRAJAYA, July 26 — The eligibility to be a State Legislative Assembly representative in Malaysia is still 21 years old although the Constitution Bill (Amendment) 2019 has been approved bipartisan ...
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PUTRAJAYA (July 26): The eligibility to be a State Legislative Assembly representative in Malaysia is still 21 years old although the Constitution Bill (Amendment) 2019 has been passed bipartisan in P...
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PUTRAJAYA: The eligibility to be a state assemblyman is still 21 years although the Constitution Bill (Amendment) 2019 has been approved in Parliament.
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PUTRAJAYA (Bernama): The eligibility to be a state legislative assembly representative in Malaysia is still 21 years old although the Constitution Bill (Amendment) 2019 has been approved bipartisan in Parliament.
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Twenty senators did not turn up to vote on the constitutional amendment to lower the voting age to 18 on Thursday.
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KUALA LUMPUR (July 26): The policy of balancing growth objectives and initiating fiscal consolidation is becoming more challenging in an environment of economic uncertainty, said deputy director gener...
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KUALA LUMPUR: The Pakatan Harapan (PH) government under the leadership of Prime Minister Tun Dr Mahathir Mohamad is serious about implementing economic policies based on the needs of all people rather...
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KUALA LUMPUR: After being in power for 444 days since the historic change of government on May 9 last year, it is time for the Pakatan Harapan (PH) government to review the promises it made in the 14t...
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KUALA LUMPUR (July 26): After being in power for 444 days since the historic change of government on May 9 last year, it is time for the Pakatan Harapan (PH) government to review the promises it made ...
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KUALA LUMPUR (July 26): Malaysia needs to urgently embark on a structural reform to rebuild the country’s strengths and prepare for the future, said Bank Negara Malaysia Governor Datuk Nor Shamsiah ...
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KUALA LUMPUR: After being in power for 444 days since the historic change of government on May 9 last year, it is time for the Pakatan Harapan (PH) government to review the promises it made in the 14t...
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KUALA LUMPUR: Malaysia needs to urgently embark on a structural reform to rebuild the country’s strengths and prepare for the future, said Bank Negara Malaysia Governor Datuk Nor Shamsiah Mohd Yunus.
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KUALA LUMPUR, July 26 — The Pakatan Harapan (PH) government is doubling down on its promise to dismantle race-based economic policies and the man tasked to press down on the accelerator is the next-...
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Mohamed Azmin Ali's aides may have dismissed the possibility of leaving PKR but this has not stopped Gerakan leaders from capitalising on rumours that the PKR deputy president may be moving to the for...
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KUALA LUMPUR: 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 today with a two-third majori...
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PETALING JAYA: In line with the efforts to enhance the understanding of the country’s democratic and election systems among young people, the Education Ministry will improve the History syllabus for...
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Political secretary Hilman Idham today said it was "impossible" for his boss, PKR deputy president Mohamed Azmin Ali (photo), to quit the party.
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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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PETALING JAYA, July 25 — In line with the efforts to enhance the understanding of the country’s democratic and election systems among young people, the Education Ministry will improve the History ...
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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: The Dewan Negara has approved the constitutional amendment passed by Dewan Rakyat on July 16 to lower voting age to 18.
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KUALA LUMPUR, July 25 — 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 today with a two-...
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PETALING JAYA: Many abused women don’t lodge reports due to the attitude of a handful of police officers who mock them.
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PETALING JAYA: A DAP leader has warned that the recent move to lower the voting age could backfire on Pakatan Harapan if it fails to address youth concerns including the issue of the National Higher E...
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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 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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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 today.
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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 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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PETALING JAYA: A performance in a secondary school of a song themed after Najib Razak’s “Bossku” tagline has got social media users mocking the recent unanimous vote in Parliament to lower the v...
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LETTER | Do future 18-year-old voters need to be dedicatedly educated about politics?
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KUALA LUMPUR: Umno is resorting to crowdfunding to finance its political and management activities.
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PETALING JAYA: It will soon be mandatory for all employers to provide allowances to those undergoing their practical training in the industry.
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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 Youth and Sports Minister Syed Saddiq (above) said the government will now compel every ministry and government agency to provide an allowance to their interns.
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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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A coalition of 58 trade unions and worker organisations is calling for labour law reforms to include 98 days of paid maternity leave and seven days of paid paternity leave.