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KUALA LUMPUR (June 12): UMNO supreme council member Datuk Lokman Noor Adam has reportedly lodged a police report over three video clips featuring allegedly a federal minister engaging in homosexual in...
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PUTRAJAYA - The Prime Minister will continue to decide on government appointments as long as the Parliament has not been empowered to do so, says Tun Dr Mahathir Mohamad.
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PETALING JAYA - Video clips of a man resembling a Cabinet minister engaging in sexual acts with another man set social media on fire, with police being asked to investigate.
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PUTRAJAYA: The government is looking into reducing the number of processes that businesses and investors need to go through to do business in Malaysia, said Prime Minister Tun Dr Mahathir Mohamad.
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PUTRAJAYA: Investors and businesses are finding it difficult to get permission to invest here.
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PUTRAJAYA: Padi farmers must be brought out of poverty as a way to ensure food security, says Tun Dr Mahathir Mohamad.
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PUTRAJAYA: The Prime Minister will continue to decide on government appointments as long as Parliament has not been empowered to do so, says Tun Dr Mahathir Mohamad.
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PETALING JAYA: Video clips of a man resembling a Cabinet minister engaging in sexual acts with another man set social media on fire, with police being asked to investigate.
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PUTRAJAYA (June 11): Prime Minister Tun Dr Mahathir Mohamad said the government will looking into  Inspector-General of Police Datuk Seri Abdul Hamid Bador’s recommendation that the salaries of low...
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The targeted petrol subsidy scheme, which will be rolled out latest by next month, is currently in data collection stage, according to prime minister Tun Dr Mahathir Mohamad.
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PUTRAJAYA (June 11): The government has not come out with a decision on the targeted fuel subsidy mechanism that was proposed in the election manifesto, said Prime Minister Tun Dr Mahathir Mohamad.
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PUTRAJAYA, June 11 — Prime Minister Tun Dr Mahathir Mohamad said the government will looking into Inspector-General of Police Datuk Seri Abdul Hamid Bador’s recommendation that the salaries of low...
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PUTRAJAYA: Prime Minister Tun Dr Mahathir Mohamad said the government will looking into Inspector-General of Police Datuk Seri Abdul Hamid Bador’s recommendation that the salaries of lower ranked po...
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PUTRAJAYA: The prime minister will continue to decide on major public appointments, said Dr Mahathir Mohamad on Tuesday (Jun 11), despite Pakatan Harapan’s (PH) election promise that such appointme...
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PUTRAJAYA - Malaysian Prime Minister Mahathir Mohamad on Tuesday (June 11) denied knowledge of the spread of a sex video and several lewd photos, purportedly involving a Cabinet minister, The Star rep...
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The number of processes for investment application will be cut down in an effort to expedite approvals and boost the country’s economic growth, Prime Minister Tun Dr Mahathir Mohamad said on Tuesday...
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PUTRAJAYA (June 11): The press briefing after the government's third meeting of the Economic Action Council in Putrajaya today took an interesting turn when a non-economic question was posed to Prime ...
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PETALING JAYA: When will the targeted petrol subsidy mechanism for the low-income or B40 group be implemented now that we are already the second quarter of 2019, asks MCA president Datuk Seri Dr Wee Ka Siong.
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PUTRAJAYA: Tun Dr Mahathir Mohamad has denied knowledge of the spread of a sex video and several lewd photos, purportedly of a Cabinet minister.
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PUTRAJAYA (June 11): The government is looking into reducing the number of processes that businesses and investors need to go through to do business in Malaysia, said Tun Dr Mahathir Mohamad.
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Prime Minister Dr Mahathir Mohamad has lamented the high amount of subsidies given to paddy farmers, and signalled that the government will employ other methods to help the industry become more self-s...
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PUTRAJAYA: Prime Minister Dr Mahathir Mohamad today urged padi farmers to buck up and produce more yield per acre, saying Putrajaya has to fork out over RM1.8 billion in subsidies for 200,000 padi far...
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PUTRAJAYA, June 11 — Tun Dr Mahathir Mohamad today said he knows nothing about a homosexual video clip circulating on social media that allegedly features one of his Cabinet members.
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PUTRAJAYA (June 11): The government will stick to the "old idea" of referring to the Prime Minister's recommendation to appoint chiefs of key national bodies until Parliamentary Select Committees are ...
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PUTRAJAYA: The government is looking into ways to reduce the regulatory cost and number of processes to conduct business in the country, says Tun Dr Mahathir Mohamad.
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PUTRAJAYA (June 11): The government is looking into ways to increase the productivity of Malaysian paddy farmers to help pull them out of poverty without relying too much on government subsidy.
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PUTRAJAYA (June 11): The government has not come out with a decision on the targeted fuel subsidy mechanism that was proposed in the election manifesto, said Prime Minister Tun Dr Mahathir Mohamad.
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PUTRAJAYA (June 11): The government is looking into reducing the number of processes that businesses and investors need to go through to do business in Malaysia, said Tun Dr Mahathir Mohamad.
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PUTRAJAYA, June 11 — Prime Minister Tun Dr Mahathir Mohamad said today the federal government is still “collecting data” for the planned targeted fuel subsidy, with just one month left to its ow...
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PUTRAJAYA, June 11 — Poverty among the country’s 200,000 paddy farmers was a priority in the Economic Action Council’s third-ever meeting here today, with the government pledging to find ways to...
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PUTRAJAYA: Until the Parliamentary Select Committee (PSC) is legally functioning, government appointments will ultimately be decided by the Prime Minister, says Tun Dr Mahathir Mohamad.
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PUTRAJAYA, June 11 — Prime Minister Tun Dr Mahathir Mohamad admitted today that doing business in the country remains tough and said his government must work harder to reduce administrative barriers...
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THE Malaysian economy, mired in weakening growth and transitional issues amid a global slowdown, is in need of pro-growth policies to give it a leg-up.
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KUALA LUMPUR: Former transport minister Liow Tiong Lai appeared before the Public Accounts Committee (PAC) today to answer questions over the Vehicle Entry Permit (VEP) system and Road Charge (RC) bet...
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PUTRAJAYA: Tackling the cost of living, increasing the people’s purchasing power and improving the living standards of the B40 group were among issues raised at the Economic Action Council’s (EAC) first meeting.
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PUTRAJAYA: Prime Minister Tun Dr Mahathir Mohamad chaired the first meeting of the Economic Action Council (EAC), which had tackling the cost of living high on the agenda.
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PUTRAJAYA (March 20): Prime Minister Tun Dr Mahathir Mohamad chaired the first meeting of the Economic Action Council (EAC) at Perdana Putra here  today.
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PUTRAJAYA, March 20 — Prime Minister Tun Dr Mahathir Mohamad chaired the first meeting of the Economic Action Council (EAC) at Perdana Putra here today.
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The first meeting of the Economic Action Council (EAC), chaired by Prime Minister Dr Mahathir Mohamad, started at 6pm at Perdana Putra in Putrajaya  today.
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KUALA LUMPUR: Ambition, purpose and clarity.
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KUALA LUMPUR, March 12 ― Two senior Malaysian academics today took the Centre for Governance and Political Studies’ (Cent-GPS) to task for claiming employers demanding Mandarin proficiency to be a...
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IT’S great that a new Economic Action Council (EAC) was formed recently to rejuvenate the country’s economy.
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KUALA LUMPUR: The outcome of the Semenyih by-election on Saturday is a wake-up call for Pakatan Harapan (PH) which should not play the blame game, said its vice-president Datuk Seri Mohamed Azmin Ali ...
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Economic Affairs Minister Mohamad Azmin Ali said today that the Pakatan Harapan government must fulfil its promises – particularly relating to the Malay and Bumiputera agenda – following its defea...
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THE Pakatan Harapan government needs to address income and cost-of-living issues facing ordinary folk as a matter of urgency if it hopes to last beyond its first term in office.
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NOW that its members have been named, the new Economic Action Council (EAC) has its work cut out for it as the economy is facing many new challenges.
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GEORGE TOWN: An economist has urged Malaysians to remain calm over recent reports of a deflation, following the drop in consumer price index (CPI) with rates reminiscent of the 2009 global financial c...
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AS Malaysia’s projected GDP growth of 4.9% this year largely hinges on domestic demand and private investment, economists say it is imperative for Putrajaya to arrest the alarming decline in private...
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FEBRUARY 21 — Most fair-minded and thinking Malaysians, and especially non-Malay Malaysians, will enthusiastically support the Group of 25, for their bold agenda for action by the Economic Action Co...
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I WOULD like to give my input to the members of the Economic Action Council (EAC) for their consideration.
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MOST fair-minded and thinking Malaysians, especially those who are not Malay, will enthusiastically support the Group of 25 for their bold agenda for action to be taken by the Economic Action Council...
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G25 welcomes the formation of the Economic Action Council (EAC) chaired by the prime minister with its illustrious members, including independent professionals and economists who are well qualified to...
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LETTER | G25 welcomes the formation of the Economic Action Council (EAC) chaired by the prime minister, with an illustrious list of members, including independent professionals and economists who a...
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KUALA LUMPUR: The G25 group of former senior civil servants, in welcoming the establishment of the Economic Action Council (EAC), called on it to boldly tackle politically sensitive structural issues.
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Anwar Ibrahim, who served as finance minister during Dr Mahathir Mohamad's first tenure as prime minister, was not included in the newly established Economic Action Council (EAC).Speaking to reporters...
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KUALA LUMPUR, Feb 18 — The Employees Provident Fund (EPF) is awaiting the outcome from the newly-established Economic Action Council (EAC) for a clearer future direction, chief executive officer Tun...
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KUALA LUMPUR, Feb 18 — Former Bank Negara Malaysia (BNM) governor Tan Sri Zeti Akhtar Aziz has described Malaysia's 2018 gross domestic product (GDP) growth of 4.7 per cent as steady despite the cha...
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The Economic Action Council (EAC) was officially unveiled last week, together with the full list of its 16 members.
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THE Economic Action Council (EAC) was set up out of necessity, and not because the ministers are incompetent.
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KUALA LUMPUR: PAS had decided not to support Umno in the Semenyih state assembly by-election, according to Prime Minister Dr Mahathir Mohamad today.
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KUALA LUMPUR (Feb 16): PAS has decided not to support UMNO in the Semenyih State assembly by-election, said Prime Minister Dr Mahathir Mohamad today.
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MCA president Datuk Seri Dr Wee Ka Siong said the government must find a solution to help farmers especially those in the rubber and palm oil sector.He said the Economic Action Council need to focus o...
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LETTER | Let us be clear. The Prime Minister's Office said the main aim of the Economic Action Council (EAC) is to encourage and stimulate sustainable economic growth, equitable distribution of wealth...
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KOTA KINABALU: The government’s plan to set up the Economic Action Council (EAC) is timely but it must also develop a long-term strategy since global economic uncertainties will continue to impact t...
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THE government is to be congratulated for establishing the new Economic Action Council that will give a better sense of direction and priorities for the nation to overcome the short-term economic chal...
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LETTER | A glance at the newly announced lineup of the Economic Action Council (EAC) poses more questions than answers.
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Outspoken former minister Tan Sri Rafidah Aziz has hit out at those who have questioned her appointment to the Economic Action Council (EAC). Speaking to reporters after a cheque presentation to under...
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Former minister Tan Sri Rafidah Aziz said the click generation is impatient.
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KUALA LUMPUR, Feb 14 — The Economic Action Council (EAC) should look at ways to reinvigorate public investment to spur the country’s economy, said Bank Negara Malaysia governor Datuk Nor Shamsiah ...
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KUALA LUMPUR: Former minister Rafidah Aziz charged today that some groups are demonstrating double standards in criticising the recent establishment of the Economic Action Council (EAC). She said the ...
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A glance at the newly announced lineup of the Economic Action Council (EAC) poses more questions than answers.
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KUALA LUMPUR: There is no such things as a cure-all or an instant cure for an ailing economy with the setting up of just one council, says former minister Tan Sri Rafidah Aziz.
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KUALA LUMPUR: Outspoken former minister Tan Sri Rafidah Aziz has hit out at those who have questioned her appointment to the Economic Action Council (EAC).
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In 1993, Anwar Ibrahim was appointed deputy prime minister at the age of 46.
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An Umno Youth leader has cast aspersion on Finance Minister Lim Guan Eng's claim that the nation's economy is doing well.
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KUALA LUMPUR: The establishment of the Economic Action Council (EAC) will allow the Ministry of International Trade and Industry (Miti) to contribute views on the country’s economic policies, said D...
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PUTRAJAYA: Prime Minister Tun Dr Mahathir Mohamad (pic) said the government could have set up the Economic Action Council (EAC) earlier but Pakatan Harapan was busy dealing with legacy issues left ove...
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The announcement of the Economic Action Council (EAC) is no surprise as Dr Mahathir Mohamad had resorted to something similar during the 1998 financial and economic crisis.
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KUALA LUMPUR (Feb 13): The establishment of the Economic Action Council (EAC) will allow the Ministry of International Trade and Industry (MITI) to contribute views on the country's economic policies,...
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Dr Mahathir Mohamad has defended his decision to set up the Economic Action Council (EAC), saying the cabinet could make mistakes even if made up of brilliant people.The prime minister said this when...
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Home Minister Muhyiddin Yassin disagreed with the claim that the establishment of the Economic Action Council (EAC) showed that the cabinet is ineffective.
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THE formation of the Economic Action Council (EAC) by the government would be welcomed by all Malaysians who want progress.
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PETALING JAYA: Stakeholders and experts have suggested a number of measures for the government’s new Economic Action Council to help combat the rising cost of living.
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KUALA LUMPUR, Feb 13 — Putrajaya’s formation of a new council comprising ministers and business leaders to tackle the economy and arrest the rising cost of living has predictably been met with a m...
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PETALING JAYA: Suggestions are pouring in from stakeholders to the newly-formed Economic Action Council (EAC) on what can be done to get the country’s economic, financial affairs and welfare of the people on track.
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PETALING JAYA: Two members who were recently appointed to the Economic Action Council are pleased and eager to play their part.
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PETALING JAYA: Two key ministers have challenged Datuk A. Kadir Jasin’s assertion that the Economic Action Council (EAC) was set up as the Cabinet was unable to handle issues related to the economy, finance and welfare of the people.
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PETALING JAYA: Malaysians are hoping that the rising cost of living, education and various economic factors that affect their livelihood would be looked into by the newly created Economic Action Council.
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PETALING JAYA: The Prime Minister’s move to create the Economic Action Council could be due to his machinery being unable to handle issues related to the economy, finance and welfare of the people, says Datuk A. Kadir Jasin (pic).
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PETALING JAYA • Malaysia's Economic Affairs Minister Azmin Ali yesterday denied allegations that the country's new Economic Action Council (EAC) was created because Prime Minister Mahathir Mohamad w...
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Prime Minister Tun Dr Mahathir Mohamad said the setting up of the Economic Action Council (EAC) is to allow the Government to listen to different views on the economy.Dr Mahathir explained that the co...
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PUTRAJAYA (Feb 12): Prime Minister Tun Dr Mahathir Mohamad said the Government could have set up the Economic Action Council (EAC) earlier but Pakatan Harapan was busy dealing with legacy issues left ...
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PUTRAJAYA, Feb 12 — Prime Minister Tun Dr Mahathir Mohamad has dismissed claims that the federal government’s move to set up the high-powered Economic Action Council (EAC) showed a lack of confide...
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PUTRAJAYA: Tun Dr Mahathir Mohamad has rubbished claims that the setting up of the high-powered Economic Action Council (EAC) was an admission that the current crop of Cabinet members was not performi...
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The selection of Economic Action Council (EAC) members was the decision of the Prime Minister, says Datuk Seri Azmin Ali.The Economic Affairs Minister said it would however involve all stakeholders i...
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Economic Affairs Minister Datuk Seri Azmin Ali denies allegations that the Economic Action Council (EAC) was created due to the Prime Minister's dissatisfaction with the current Cabinet's performance....
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PETALING JAYA: Economic Affairs Minister Mohamed Azmin Ali today brushed aside a question on why his party boss Anwar Ibrahim was not named as part of the Economic Action Council (EAC), saying the app...
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SEPANG: Economic Affairs Minister Datuk Seri Mohamad Azmin Ali has denied speculation that Prime Minister Tun Dr Mahathir Mohamad established the Economic Action Council (EAC) due to dissatisfaction with the Cabinet's performance.