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ALOR SETAR (Aug 21): The Electoral Reform Committee (ERC) will propose to the Government the setting up of a special commission to carry out redelineation of electoral boundaries in this country.
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ALOR STAR: The Electoral Reform Committee (ERC) will propose to the government, the setting up of a special commission to carry out redelineation of electoral boundaries in this country.
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ALOR SETAR: The Electoral Reform Committee (ERC) will propose the setting up of a special commission to carry out the redelineation of electoral boundaries in this country.
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ALOR SETAR, Aug 21 — The Electoral Reform Committee (ERC) will propose to the government, the setting up of a special commission to carry out redelineation of electoral boundaries in this country.
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KOTA KINABALU: Sabah Umno has identified potential candidates to field should a by-election be called for the Kimanis Parliamentary seat held by Datuk Seri Anifah Aman, who won on an Umno ticket.
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KOTA KINABALU: Sabah Umno has identified at least three potential candidates in the event a by-election is called for the Kimanis parliamentary seat.
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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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KOTA KINABALU: The Special Election Court there today ruled as null and void Datuk Seri Anifah Aman’s victory for the Kimanis parliamentary seat in the 14th General Election (GE14). Judge Lee Heng ...
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KOTA KINABALU, Aug 16 — Parti Warisan Sabah election candidate Datuk Karim Bujang, who today won his election petition case to unseat Kimanis MP Datuk Seri Anifah Aman, said he is ready to contest t...
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KOTA KINABALU: The Election Court today declared the election results in Kimanis parliamentary constituency, which was won by former foreign minister Anifah Aman, null and void.
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KUALA LUMPUR (Aug 16): The Election Court in Kota Kinabalu has nullified former foreign minister Datuk Seri Anifah Aman's parliamentary seat win in the 14th general election.
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KUALA LUMPUR: A total of 76 individuals were arrested this year for possessing fake identity cards (IC) or were in possession of ICs belonging to others, said National Registration Department (NRD) di...
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KOTA KINABALU: Datuk Seri Anifah Aman's win in the Kimanis parliamentary seat during the 14th General Election was declared null and void by an Election Court Friday (Aug 16).
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Karim Bujang KOTA KINABALU: Kimanis Parti Warisan Sabah candidate Datuk Karim Bujang has won his election petition at the Election Court here today, paving a way for a by-election in the Kimanis parl...
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Fake identity cards. Bernama File Photo KUALA LUMPUR: A total of 76 individuals were arrested this year for possessing fake identity cards (IC) or were in possession of ICs belonging to others, said ...
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The Electoral Reform Committee (ERC) has proposed for a no poster war in the next election as it has been seen as a waste.
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IPOH: The Electoral Reform Committee (ERC) has proposed for a no poster war in the next election as it is seen as a waste.
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PUTRAJAYA (Aug 15): MyPay, the Government digital service platform, was officially launched today, providing a convenient way for users to obtain necessary information and make relevant payments to va...
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IPOH: The Electoral Reform Committee (ERC) has proposed for a no poster war in the next election as it has been seen as a waste.
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KUALA LUMPUR (Aug 15): There is optimism that a larger voting base arising from the recently-approved motion to lower the voting age to 18 will eventually result in better Parliamentarians.
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PUTRAJAYA (Aug 15): HeiTech Padu Bhd's unit Dapat Vista (M) Sdn Bhd is looking for up to RM20 million to fund technology developments and marketing activities for its e-government service payment plat...
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A lot more has to be done to improve human rights in our country.
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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: The move to lower the voting age from 21 to 18 will now be followed by efforts to educate young voters through the Rukun Negara School programme to enable them to perform their duties re...
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The move to lower the voting age from 21 to 18 is now followed by efforts to educate young voters through the Rukun Negara school programme to enable them to perform their duties responsibly.
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PETALING JAYA, Aug 2 — Polls reform group Global Bersih today urged the Election Commission (EC) to conduct a comprehensive overseas voting reform to allow Malaysians living abroad to vote more easi...
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PETALING JAYA: Hundreds of thousands of names of potential buyers, complete with personal details, can be purchased for a song even though it’s been six years since the Personal Data Protection Act ...
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The Election Commission (EC) will display the 2019 Second Quarter Draft Supplementary Electoral Rolls (RDPT Q2/2019) at 957 locations nationwide from Wednesday to Aug 13.
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THE Malaysian Parliament created history on July 16, 2019.
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KOTA KINABALU: The fact that political parties wanted clarity on what amounted to bribery during a workshop reflects a shift towards cleaner politics, says Electoral Reform Committee (ERC) chief executive Amerul Muner Mohammad.
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PKR president Anwar Ibrahim’s statement that he will accelerate the transition from race-based affirmative action economic plans to one that is needs-based when he becomes the prime minister will on...
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COMMENT | PKR president Anwar Ibrahim’s statement that he will accelerate the transition from race-based affirmative action economic plans to one that is needs-based when he becomes prime minister w...
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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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KOTA KINABALU: Responses collected during an Electoral Reform Committee (ERC) workshop in Sabah on election code of conduct reflects a shift toward cleaner politics, says ERC chief executive Amerul Muner Mohammad.
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KOTA KINABALU: Chief Minister Shafie Apdal believes the time is not right for any party to discuss the distribution of the 13 new state seats among the ruling parties.
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KOTA KINABALU: The Electoral Reform Committee (ERC) wants the Election Commission (EC) to have more powers to clean up the electoral roll.
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KUALA LUMPUR: DAP’s Lim Kit Siang says it is time Pakatan Harapan carry out a “major review” of its manifesto promises, saying there is a need to address public confidence in the 14-month-old go...
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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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A Pakatan Harapan backbencher has urged the government to effectively address core issues affecting the youth and engage them on social media, or risk losing support to the opposition.
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The Election Commission has apologised for a food poisoning incident at a polytechnic in Penang.
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GEORGE TOWN, July 25 — A Voters Awareness Programme by the Election Commission (EC) at Politeknik Balik Pulau yesterday ended with 85 students being rushed to the hospital due to food poisoning.
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BALIK PULAU: Fifty-five semester students of a Balik Pulau Polytechnic here had to be rushed to hospital for suspected food poisoning after consuming outside food at a voters’ briefing programme, ye...
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Fifty-five semester students of a Balik Pulau Polytechnic here had to be rushed to hospital for suspected food poisoning after consuming outside food at a voters’ briefing programme this evening.
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GEORGE TOWN: A total of 55 students from the Balik Pulau Polytechnic here were rushed to hospital suspected of food poisoning after eating a buffet prepared for a course sponsored by the Election Comm...
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PETALING JAYA: An Umno-PAS pact will pose a challenge to Pakatan Harapan, but it’s the millions of predominantly young Malaysians casting their ballots for the first time in the next general election who hold the keys to victory.
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THE euphoria of Parliament unanimously passing the Constitutional Amendment Bill 2019 to lower the voting age from 21 to 18 is now being replaced by the realisation that youth fresh out of school may ...
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KOTA KINABALU: A political analyst here feels the Dewan Rakyat was rushed into approving a proposal to give 18-year-olds the right to vote.
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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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SERDANG, July 20 — Parti Pribumi Bersatu’s deputy president Datuk Seri Mukhriz Mahathir said 79 of the 80 proposed amendments to the party’s constitution has been passed with a majority of suppo...
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I was outside the gates of Parliament last week in support of a group of fishermen, environmentalists and concerned citizens protesting the Penang South Reclamation project, an undertaking that would ...
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PORT DICKSON: Former Port Dickson MP Danyal Balagopal Abdullah, who gave up his seat for party president Anwar Ibrahim last September, said every political party has internal problems.
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Every five years, Malaysians head to the polls to cast their votes during the general and state elections.
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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: Parti Bersatu Sabah (PBS) has urged the Election Commission to ensure that the next redelineation exercise will result in enough seats for Sabah and Sarawak to make up a third of the De...
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PUTRAJAYA: Parents may be influential in the development of their children’s political views but they should not be too worried over if there is any difference of opinion, says Datuk Seri Dr Wee Ka Siong.
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PUTRAJAYA: Future appointments of some senior positions in the public sector will go through a select committee, says Tun Dr Mahathir Mohamad.
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KINI ROUNDUP | Here are key headlines you may have missed yesterday, in brief. 1.
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KOTA KINABALU: Former chief minister Yong Teck Lee has urged the authorities to clarify that Sabah’s new electoral boundaries will only come into effect after the dissolution of the present legislat...
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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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PUTRAJAYA (July 18): The parliamentary select committee on major public service appointments is to determine the key appointments to four commissions.
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IN 1976, the late Tan Sri Syed Jaafar Albar, nicknamed the “Lion of Umno” for his fiery brand of politics, was voted in as Umno Youth chief, or ketua Pemuda Umno, at the age of 62.
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PUTRAJAYA: The parliamentary select committee on major public service appointments is to determine the key appointments to four commissions.
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Malaysians can now register to vote online through the newly launched MySPR Daftar portal.
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KOTA KINABALU: Sabah Progressive Party (SAPP) has called on the Sabah Legislative Assembly and the Election Commission (EC) to publicly clarify the date for the new electoral boundaries, following the addition of 13 new seats in the state.
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Tun Dr Mahathir Mohamad – Bernama file photo PUTRAJAYA: The parliamentary select committee on major public service appointments is to determine the key appointments to four commissions.
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The parliamentary select committee on major public service appointments is to determine the key appointments to four commissions.
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PUTRAJAYA, July 18 — The parliamentary select committee on major public service appointments is to determine the key appointments to four commissions.
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PUTRAJAYA: Appointments to four key government posts including for the chief commissioner of the Malaysian Anti-Corruption Commission (MACC) will now go through a select committee, Dr Mahathir Mohamad...
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KUALA LUMPUR: The appointment of Latheefa Koya as the Malaysian Anti-Corruption Commission (MACC) chief commissioner will be the last to use existing procedure says Tun Dr Mahathir Mohamad.
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PUTRAJAYA, July 18 — Taking a leaf from Australia, Election Commission (EC) chairman Azhar Azizan Harun today suggested voter education as part of the school curriculum.
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PUTRAJAYA, July 18 — Enforcement of the historic Bill to lower the voting age from 21 to 18 may take several years, Azhar Azizan Harun said today.
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COMMENTARY, July 18 ― The Malaysian political landscape is about to undergo a drastic change with the addition of some seven million new voters aged between 18 and 21 in the next general election du...
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A young woman is briefed by an Election Commission officer in this file photo.
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PUTRAJAYA: Malaysians can now register to vote online through the newly launched MySPR Daftar portal.
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Maximus KOTA KINABALU: In supporting the creation of 13 new state seats for Sabah, Parti Bersatu Sabah (PBS) also calls for more parliamentary constituencies to meet the state’s political, social a...
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A policeman monitors the voters who are waiting for their turn to vote at SK Nanga Ngungun polling station in Kanowit during the 14th General Election held last year.
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The Election Commission is confident that it will have a system in place for automatic registration of voters within two years, in time for the 15th general election (GE15). Its deputy chairperson Azm...
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KUCHING: A Sarawak minister wonders if the proposed new voting age of 18 will come into force in time for the Sarawak state elections, which must be held by 2021.
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KUALA LUMPUR, July 18 — The Election Commission is confident that it will have a system in place for automatic registration of voters within two years, in time for the 15th general election (GE15). ...
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SABAH State Assembly now has 73 seats after the Bill to increase the number from 60 was passed by Dewan Rakyat.
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KUALA LUMPUR (July 17): The Malaysian Youth Council (MBM) has welcomed the passing of amendments to the Federal Constitution by Dewan Rakyat to lower the voting age to 18.
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KUALA LUMPUR (July 17): The addition of 13 State seats in Sabah will benefit the people, especially in obtaining more efficient and effective services from elected representatives, Prime Minister Dr M...
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KOTA KINABALU: PBS president Maximus Ongkili has urged the federal government to draw up new parliamentary constituencies in Sabah, in the wake of Dewan Rakyat approval for 13 new state seats.
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KUALA LUMPUR: The addition of 13 state seats in Sabah will benefit the people, especially in obtaining more efficient and effective services from elected representatives, Prime Minister Dr Mahathir Mo...
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KUALA LUMPUR: The Dewan Rakyat has approved a motion to add 13 more state seats in Sabah, with 158 MPs voting in favour.
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KUALA LUMPUR, July 17 — Sabah has obtained 13 more state seats with the passing of the Bill on redelineation recommendations for Parliamentary and state constituencies in Sabah in the Dewan Rakyat t...
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PETALING JAYA: While reducing the voting age to 18 is a move in the right direction, electoral watchdog group Bersih 2.0 feels that more can be done to strengthen democracy in Malaysia.
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The addition of 13 state seats in Sabah will benefit the people, especially in obtaining more efficient and effective services from elected representatives, says Prime Minister Dr Mahathir Mohamad (ph...
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Prime Minister Tun Dr Mahathir Mohamad addressing the Dewan Rakyat.
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KOTA KINABALU: Malaysians have shown democratic maturity with the passing of a Bill to lower the voting age to 18, says the political secretary to the Sabah Chief Minister.
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KUCHING: The Federal Government and relevant agencies should implement automatic voter registration in time for the next Sarawak state election due in two years' time, says a Sarawak-based civil society organisation.
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KOTA KINABALU: Although Parti Bersatu Sabah (PBS) and Parti Solidariti Tanah Airku (STAR) supported lowering the voting age in yesterday’s historic vote, they say several conditions must be met befo...
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KUALA LUMPUR: Now that the Constitution Amendment Bill to lower the voting age from 21 to 18 has been passed by the Dewan Rakyat with unanimous bipartisan support, the task ahead for the Election Comm...
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KUALA LUMPUR: Election Commission chief Azhar Harun has praised the government and the Opposition for their work and support in discussing various aspects of the Constitution (Amendment) Bill 2019.
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KUALA LUMPUR (July 16): Now that the Constitution Amendment Bill to lower the voting age from 21 to 18 has been passed by the Dewan Rakyat with unanimous bipartisan support, the task ahead  for the E...
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Election Commission chairman Azhar Azizan Harun told the press on Tuesday that cost will pose the biggest challenge for the commission as the number of eligible voters would sharply increase when the ...