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KUALA LUMPUR: Senate Reform Working Committee chairman Yusmadi Yusoff has called for the restoration of the Parliamentary Services Act 1963, which was repealed in 1992, to increase the autonomy of Par...
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PUTRAJAYA: The Federal Court today ordered a retrial of the election petition filed by PKR candidate Khairuddin Abu Hassan, who contested the Jasin parliamentary seat in the 14th general election.
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PETALING JAYA: The Malaysian Bar has refuted lawyer Sangeet Kaur Deo’s assertion that the it has remained silent on the allegations of judicial interference that were made by Justice Datuk Dr Haji H...
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LETTER | The Malaysia Consumers Movement (MCM) notes with shock and concern allegation made against unnamed judges and the judiciary in an affidavit which was affirmed by a sitting Court of Appeal jud...
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The Malaysian Bar has reiterated its calls for a royal commission of inquiry into the recent explosive allegations of judicial interference, stating that the urgency is "greater than ever before." Bar...
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KUALA LUMPUR, Feb 17 ― The Malaysian Bar has denied lawyer Sangeet Kaur Deo's assertion that it had remained silent on the allegations of judicial interference that were made by Court of Appeal Judg...
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LETTER | The Malaysian Consultative Council of Buddhism, Christianity, Hinduism, Sikhism and Taoism (MCCBCHST) is shocked to note the alleged contents of an affidavit affirmed by a sitting judge Hamid...
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PETALING JAYA: A lawyer today hit out at Water, Land and Natural Resources Minister Xavier Jayakumar over his remarks that the government is unable to do anything about the golf course built on the Su...
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KUCHING, Feb 16 — Sarawak Chief Minister Datuk Patinggi Abang Johari Openg today expressed his objection to a proposal by his Sabah counterpart Datuk Seri Shafie Apdal for the two Borneo states to b...
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JANUARY 16 — Recently there has been much debate on whether Bersatu’s decision to accept former Umno MPs was the right thing to do.
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KUALA LUMPUR: Former Bersih 2.0 chairman Maria Chin Abdullah (pix) expects the Election Commission (EC) to fulfil Pakatan Harapan’s (PH) promises for electoral reform, following the appointment of i...
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Election Commission (EC) chairperson Azhar Azizan Harun has denied that the recent appointments of commissioners were made in response to questions about its legality.
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Amanah Youth deputy chief Faiz Fadzil is the latest to press for a swift government reaction to the shocking allegations detailed in an affidavit by Court of Appeal Judge Hamid Sultan Abu Backer.
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PETALING JAYA: A former Malaysian Bar president has called for an investigation into the recent allegations of judicial misconduct made by Court of Appeal judge Hamid Sultan Abu Backer.
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KUALA LUMPUR, Feb 15 — Parti Pribumi Bersatu Malaysia will establish a chapter in Sabah, chairman Tun Dr Mahathir Mohamad confirmed today.
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PETALING JAYA: An affidavit filed by Court of Appeal judge Hamid Sultan Abu Backer about misconduct in the judiciary has gone viral and is causing waves in the legal fraternity.
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PUTRAJAYA, Feb 14 — The granting of citizenship today to three Malaysia-born boys after their long wait is a happy outcome but also represents a lost chance for the Federal Court to provide a perman...
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KUALA LUMPUR, Feb 14 — The Malaysian government should not just grant citizenship to stateless children based on discretion, but should change policy to recognise them as Malaysians, a United Nation...
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PETALING JAYA: The United Nations Children’s Fund (Unicef) today welcomed the granting of citizenship to three stateless children and urged Putrajaya to maintain this stand in future.
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ISKANDAR PUTERI: The government has never considered enacting the lese majeste law as it is practised in Thailand, according to Minister in the Prime Minister’s Department Datuk Liew Vui Keong.
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The government has never considered enacting the lese majeste law which is practised in Thailand, according to Minister in the Prime Minister’s Department Liew Vui Keong.
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PUTRAJAYA: Assoc Prof Dr Azmi Sharom, a law lecturer at Universiti Malaya, has been appointed the new deputy chairman of the Election Commission (EC), it was announced today.
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PUTRAJAYA: The Court of Appeal today dismissed an appeal by an eight-year-old boy for Malaysian citizenship on the grounds that he is holding a Philippines’ passport.
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PUTRAJAYA: It’s a joyous day for three stateless children who were born in Malaysia as the Ministry of Home Affairs has approved to register them as citizens of Malaysia.
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PUTRAJAYA (Bernama): It's a joyous day for three stateless children who were born in Malaysia as the Home Affairs Ministry has agreed to register them as citizens of Malaysia.
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PETALING JAYA, Feb 14 — Selangor Mentri Besar Amirudin Shari today urged all parties to observe the High Court’s dismissal of a bid by 50 devotees of the Seafield Sri Maha Mariamman temple to prev...
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PETALING JAYA: Universiti Malaya Law lecturer Assoc Prof and The Star columnist Dr Azmi Sharom has been appointed deputy chairman of the Election Commission of Malaysia.
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Selangor Menteri Besar Amirudin Shari has urged all parties involved in the legal dispute over the Sri Maha Mariamman Temple in Seafield, Subang, to respect the court ruling.
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PUTRAJAYA: Putrajaya today announced its decision to grant citizenship to three stateless children, prompting their parents to withdraw their appeals before a nine-member Federal Court bench.
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KUALA LUMPUR, Feb 14 — Putrajaya has appointed University of Malaya law professor Azmi Sharom as the deputy chairman of the Election Commission.
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PUTRAJAYA, Feb 14 — Three stateless children born in Malaysia ended their years-long legal battle for citizenship today when the government finally recognised them as Malaysians, just before their F...
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KUALA LUMPUR, Feb 14 — The Federal Court is expected to hear today the citizenship bid by three children who were born in Malaysia, but currently have no nationality as they are stateless.
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KUDAT: National Registration Department (NRD) director-general, Datuk Mohammad Razin Abdullah has refuted claims made by some quarters on issuing of identity cards or birth certificates to illegal imm...
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SHAH ALAM (Feb 13): The High Court here today dismissed with cost an application for an  interlocutory injunction by 50 devotees of the Sri Maha Mariamman Temple in Subang Jaya to restrain One City D...
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KUDAT: National Registration Department (NRD) director-general Mohammad Razin Abdullah has refuted claims by some quarters on issuing of identity cards or birth certificates to illegal immigrants in S...
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SHAH ALAM: The High Court here today dismissed with costs an application for an interlocutory injunction by 50 devotees of the Sri Maha Mariamman Temple in Subang Jaya to restrain One City Development...
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KUDAT, Feb 13 — National Registration Department (NRD) director-general, Datuk Mohammad Razin Abdullah has refuted claims made by some quarters on issuing of identity cards or birth certificates to ...
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PETALING JAYA: A two-thirds majority will allow the Pakatan Harapan government to make amendments to the Federal Constitution and push through wide scale reforms.
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SHAH ALAM (Feb 12): The High Court today set Feb 19 to hear the originating summons filed by a voter to stop the Election Commission (EC) from going ahead with the by-election for the Semenyih State s...
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When Dr Mahathir Mohamad was sworn in as prime minister last year, he commanded the support of 122 lawmakers in the Dewan Rakyat, or a little over half.
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LETTER | Who is the most powerful man in Malaysia?
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PETALING JAYA: A civil rights group has urged the government to drop the lawsuit against the grant of citizenship to three stateless children.
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"Justice delayed is justice denied" - William E Gladstone QUESTION TIME | Who does the attorney-general report to?
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SHAH ALAM (Feb 11): A registered voter in the Semenyih State constituency has filed an originating summons against the Election Commission (EC) seeking to stop the commission from holding the Semenyih...
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A registered voter in the Semenyih state constituency has filed an originating summons against the Election Commission seeking to stop the commission from holding the Semenyih by-election scheduled fo...
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SHAH ALAM: A registered voter in the Semenyih state constituency has filed an originating summons against the Election Commission (EC) seeking to stop the commission from holding the Semenyih by-elect...
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PETALING JAYA: MCA has urged the government to amend the Federal Constitution to criminalise child marriage for all, regardless of race and religion.
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Former Election Commission (EC) deputy chairperson Wan Ahmad Wan Omar said the Semenyih by-election should be postponed as the commission presently comprises only one commissioner, instead of the mand...
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FEBRUARY 11 — The constituency of Semenyih is atypical of Malaysia in the 1950s.
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COMMENT | The constituency of Semenyih is reminiscent of Malaysia (or Malaya) in the 1950s.
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KUALA LUMPUR: The Attorney General’s Chambers (AGC) will stick fast to the government’s directive, so long as it is lawful, so that all trials involving SRC International Sdn Bhd, 1Malaysia Develo...
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COMMENT | It may be useful for us to be reminded of how we spiralled downwards from being an Asian tiger to become a nation on the verge of economic disaster, one beset by racial and religious tension...
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PETALING JAYA: DAP’s Ramkarpal Singh has taken Solicitor-General III Mohamad Hanafiah Zakaria to task over his statement that the Attorney-General’s Chambers (AGC), as part of the federal governme...
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KUALA LUMPUR, Feb 10 — Solicitor General III Datuk Mohamad Hanafiah Zakaria today defended his letter conveying the government’s directive that there should be no delays in the prosecution of corr...
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PETALING JAYA: Solicitor-General III Mohamad Hanafiah Zakaria today defended his call to strongly object to efforts to delay cases linked to the previous administration.
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Solicitor-general III Mohamad Hanafiah Zakaria has defended his letter conveying the government's directive for there to be no delays in the prosecution of the SRC International Sdn Bhd, 1MDB and othe...
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LETTER | Is the middle finger that threatening to the nation as compared to the racial rhetoric and religious scourge?
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PETALING JAYA: A voter in Semenyih is seeking a court declaration whether a “single member” of the Election Commission (EC) can carry out and execute duties entrusted to it by the Federal Constitu...
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KUALA LUMPUR, Feb 9 ― A voter is filing an injunction at the Shah Alam High Court on Monday to stop the Semenyih by-elections from behind held, a news report said.
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PETALING JAYA: A registered voter is applying for an injunction to halt the Semenyih by-election, challenging the validity of the Election Commission as it is currently run by only the chairman.
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PETALING JAYA: Najib Razak has made a last-ditch effort to postpone his criminal trial pending the outcome of an appeal in the Court of Appeal.
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KUCHING: A Sarawak lawmaker has welcomed a potential collaboration between Sabah opposition bloc Gabungan Bersatu Sabah (GBS) and Gabungan Parti Sarawak (GPS), the ruling coalition formed to replace t...
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KUALA LUMPUR, Feb 7 — Umno acting president Datuk Seri Mohamad Hasan today said that it would be difficult to formulate laws or Parliamentary Acts to stop the party hopping culture as it would viola...
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KUALA LUMPUR: The High Court today allowed Attorney-General Tommy Thomas to withdraw his certificate to transfer Najib Razak’s seven charges in relation to SRC International.
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PETALING JAYA: Supporters and critics of the Sedition Act 1948 will have another chance to see the apex court’s stand on the matter when the late Karpal Singh’s appeal against sedition charges is ...
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KOTA KINABALU: Upko, Warisan’s ally in the state government, has sternly objected to any idea of classifying Bugis and Javanese as natives of Sabah.
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KUALA LUMPUR: All Malaysians irrespective of their race, religion or political leanings must strive to preserve racial and religious harmony, Yayasan Perpaduan Malaysia trustee Tan Sri Lee Lam Thye (p...
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KOTA KINABALU: Sabah Law and Native Affairs Minister Aidi Moktar has denied saying the state government will recognise the Bugis and Javanese as natives of the state.
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KUCHING: Investors, notably from China and South Korea, continue to support Sarawak’s industrialisation programme because the state is politically stable, says Chief Minister Datuk Patinggi Abang Jo...
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KUCHING: Investors, notably from China and South Korea, continue to support Sarawak’s industrialisation programme because the state is politically stable, says Chief Minister Abang Johari Openg.
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KOTA KINABALU: The Sabah law and native affairs ministry came under fire after its minister Aidi Moktar declared that the Sabah government under Warisan will recognise Bugis and Jawa people as natives...
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Why Would the Orang Asli Be Interested In PAS-UMNO Cooperation?
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PETALING JAYA: Umno veteran Tajuddin Abdul Rahman says affirmative action for the Bumiputeras, including those who are well off, should continue as there are still more rich Chinese than rich Malays i...
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DAP veteran Lim Kit Siang's political secretary Syahredzan Johan has urged all parties to cease making baseless statements about the tribunal formed to probe the former members of the Election Commiss...
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KUALA LUMPUR: Prime Minister Tun Dr Mahathir Mohamad read out the instrument of proclamation signifying the ascension to the throne today of the Sultan of Pahang, Al-Sultan Abdullah Ri’ayatuddin Al-...
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KUALA LUMPUR: The Sultan of Pahang, Al-Sultan Abdullah Ri’ayatuddin Al-Mustafa Billah Shah, was sworn in today as the new Yang di-Pertuan Agong in a ceremony steeped in tradition at Istana Negara he...
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KUALA LUMPUR (Bernama): Prime Minister Tun Dr Mahathir Mohamad read out the instrument of proclamation on Thursday (Jan 31), officially signifying Sultan Abdullah's ascension to the throne as the new head of state of Malaysia, in accordance with the laws and the Federal Constitution.
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KUALA LUMPUR (Jan 30): The Sultan of Pahang, Al-Sultan Abdullah Ri’ayatuddin Al-Mustafa Billah Shah, ascends the throne as the new Yang di-Pertuan Agong at Istana Negara tomorrow.
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PUTRAJAYA: Paloh assemblyman Sheikh Umar Bagharib Ali has brushed aside criticism that he is not qualified as a DAP member to be appointed to the board of Yayasan Dakwah Islamiah Malaysia (Yadim).
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KUALA LUMPUR: The Sultan of Pahang Al-Sultan Abdullah Ri’ayatuddin Al-Mustafa Billah Shah is set to take his oath and sign the instrument of office as the 16th Yang di-Pertuan Agong at Istana Negara...
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KUALA LUMPUR: A group of seven smokers, calling themselves supporters of the “Pro-Tem Pertahankan Hak Perokok” (PHP or Smokers Right Club) today obtained leave to initiate judicial review proceedi...
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A group of seven smokers, calling themselves supporters of the Pro-Tem Pertahankan Hak Perokok (PHP, or Smokers' Rights Club) today obtained leave to initiate a judicial review to challenge the smokin...
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PETALING JAYA: Electoral watchdog Bersih 2.0 hopes a tribunal investigating allegations of misconduct by six former Election Commission (EC) members will set a standard of accountability for all publi...
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IPOH: There is no need for a constitutional court in Malaysia as the Federal Court can handle constitutional issues, according to Minister in the Prime Minister’s Department (Law) Datuk Liew Vui Keo...
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IPOH: There is no need for a constitutional court as the Federal Court can handle issues on the constitution, the Minister in the Prime Minister’s Department in charge of legal affairs said.
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KLANG (Jan 28): The findings of the tribunal to investigate allegations of misconduct by six former members of the Election Commission (EC) in the preparation and conduct of the 14th General Election ...
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There is no need for a Constitutional Court in Malaysia as the Federal Court can handle such cases, Minister in the Prime Minister's Department Liew Vui Keong said today.
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KUCHING: A Sarawak lawmaker has questioned the lack of review by the federal government of the special grant allocated to the state every year.
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KOTA KINABALU: A Sabah activist has questioned ruling politicians in the state for “going silent” on the issue of returning money owed by the federal government, despite championing the issue befo...
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PETALING JAYA: An Umno veteran has urged Putrajaya to set up a Constitutional Court to hear issues revolving around the Federal Constitution.
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PETALING JAYA: Former foreign minister Anifah Aman today told Putrajaya to pay what is due to Sabah and Sarawak after the federal government collected RM137 billion in direct taxes.
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SANDAKAN: The bill to abolish the Sedition Act 1948 is expected to be tabled at the Dewan Rakyat sitting in March, says Minister in the Prime Minister’s Department Datuk Liew Vui Keong yesterday.
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KUALA LUMPUR: The home ministry is not an authority on books that touch on Islamic teachings, minister Muhyiddin Yassin said yesterday.
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KUCHING: Chief Minister Abang Johari Openg said Sarawakians will remain firm in protecting their rights and privileges.
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SANDAKAN: A bill to abolish the Sedition Act 1948 will be tabled in Parliament in March, says Minister in the Prime Minister’s Department Liew Vui Keong.
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YOURSAY | ‘Charge them with activities detrimental to parliamentary democracy.’ Six ex-EC commissioners to face tribunal Roger 5201: Our Election Commission was set up in 1957 by virtue of Article...
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SHAH ALAM: It will be political suicide for any government to remove an article in the Federal Constitution that declares Islam as the religion of the federation, a law professor said.
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PETALING JAYA: DAP has congratulated the Sultan of Pahang Al-Sultan Abdullah Ri’atuddin Al-Mustafa Billah Shah on his election as the 16th Yang di - Pertuan Agong for a five-year term beginning Jan ...
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CAMERON HIGHLANDS: Election Commission (EC) chairman Azhar Harun today declined to comment on Attorney-General (AG) Tommy Thomas’ move to set up a tribunal to inquire into alleged misconduct by form...