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APRIL 23 ― It is reported that the issue of the appointment of the new Chief Justice is presently before the Conference of Rulers.
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KINI ROUNDUP | Here are key headlines you may have missed yesterday, in brief. 1.
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KUCHING: A Sarawak opposition politician may take legal action against the federal government for moving the registry of the High Court of Sabah and Sarawak without the obtaining the consent of the Sa...
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LETTER | A new controversy may be looming over the appointment of a chief justice to succeed chief justice Richard Malanjum who retired on April 12.
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APRIL 22 — A new controversy may be looming over the appointment of the Chief Justice (CJ) to succeed the outgoing CJ Tan Sri Richard Malanjum who retired on April 12, 2019.
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Dr Mahathir Mohamad must stop issuing statements which confuse the public regarding the role of the rulers as defined in the Federal Constitution, according to Umno Youth chief Asyraf Wajdi Dusuki.
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KUCHING: The Court of Appeal here today adjourned to August 26 to hear an appeal by Ling Hang Tsyr, the wife of slain bank manager Wong Jing Kui.
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KUALA LUMPUR: The High Court today upheld the previous government’s ban on three books published by the Islamic Renaissance Front (IRF), saying it is satisfied with the former home minister’s excu...
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KUCHING, April 22 — The Sarawak Chief Minister’s Office (CMO) today claimed the relocation of the Sabah and Sarawak High Court principal registry from here to Kota Kinabalu has contravened the Fed...
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KOTA KINABALU: A member of the G25 group of prominent Malays has backed the proposal for more non-Bumiputera students to be given places in the government’s pre-university matriculation programme.
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KUCHING: The federal government did not consult Sarawak Chief Minister Datuk Patinggi Abang Johari Tun Openg on the relocation of the Sabah and Sarawak High Court Registry from Kuching to Kota Kinabalu, says the Chief Minister's Office.
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IPOH, April 22 — Perak Youth Assembly Speaker Teoh Yee Chern today dismissed the Opposition’s allegations that a state-run political training had questioned the sovereignty of Malay rulers.
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PUTRAJAYA: Tun Dr Mahathir Mohamad said today the selection of the new line-up of the Johor state executive council must have been made by Johor Pakatan Harapan (PH) and that the Sultan of Johor, Sult...
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PUTRAJAYA (April 22): Tun Dr Mahathir Mohamad said today the selection of the new line-up of the Johor state executive council must have been made by Johor Pakatan Harapan (PH) and that the Sultan of ...
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Dr Mahathir Mohamad is known for not mincing words even when commenting on a subject which most consider sensitive such as the Malay rulers.
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PETALING JAYA: A DAP leader has urged Putrajaya to end the current practice of prioritising Bumiputera students in its pre-university matriculation programme, saying this goes against the Federal Cons...
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KOTA KINABALU: A shariah lawyer has taken former PPBM women’s chief Anina Saadudin to task for her criticism of a billboard in Sabah showing a Good Friday greeting for Christians, calling her commen...
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KUALA LUMPUR: Prime Minister Tun Dr Mahathir Mohamad once again states that Pakatan Harapan is committed to the rule of law to ensure that everyone is equal in the eyes of the law and to uphold the Federal Constitution.
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KOTA BELUD: Sabah Rural Development Minister Ewon Benedick today reminded Christians that the Federal Constitution guaranteed their right to practice their religion.
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KOTA BELUD, April 21 — The right to freedom of religion of every Malaysian is guaranteed under the Federal Constitution, said Sabah Rural Development Minister Datuk Ewon Benedick.
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KOTA KINABALU: De facto law minister Liew Vui Keong says there is nothing in law or in the constitution for the Registrar of the High Court in Sabah and Sarawak to remain in Kuching forever.
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KOTA KINABALU: Former chief minister Yong Teck Lee has called for the setting up of an inter-governmental committee (IGC) after the government agreed to establish a parliamentary select committee (PSC...
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KOTA KINABALU: The move to shift the Registrar of the High Court of Sabah and Sarawak from Kuching to Kota Kinabalu is a 'purely judicial' decision and legal, says Datuk Liew Vui Keong.
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KUALA LUMPUR, April 21 — De facto law minister Datuk Liew Vui Keong today said the relocation of the Registry of the High Court of Sabah and Sarawak from Kuching to Kota Kinabalu is purely a judicia...
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KUCHING, April 21 — The relocation of the principal registry of the High Court of Sabah and Sarawak from here to Kota Kinabalu must have prior consent of Sarawak’s Chief Minister, Assistant Minist...
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KUCHING: The federal government's decision to relocate the Registrar of the High Court in Sabah and Sarawak from Kuching to Kota Kinabalu effective May 1 has taken Sarawakian lawyers and lawmakers by surprise, with some questioning whether it is constitutional.
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KUALA LUMPUR, April 21 — The federal government is relocating the Registrar of the High Court in Sabah and Sarawak from Kuching to Kota Kinabalu effective May 1, according to a circular leaked onlin...
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KUCHING: A Sarawak MP has welcomed the formation of a Parliamentary Select Committee (PSC) to look into the implementation of the Malaysia Agreement 1963 (MA63). It is important for the PSC to deliber...
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NILAI: Malaysia will not be able to stand strong with the support from only one ethnic group, says Datuk Seri Anwar Ibrahim.
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MELAKA: The rakyat must be given a clear understanding of the position of the Malay Rulers, which has been enshrined in the Federal Constitution, to ensure that they do not insult the institution, said Min­ister in the Prime Minister’s Dep­­art­ment Senator P. Waytha Moorthy.
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KOTA KINABALU: De facto Law Minister Datuk Liew Vui Keong is calling on court officials to take action against those who uploaded a video showing snippets of former prime minister Datuk Seri Najib Razak’s court case on social media platforms including Facebook.
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YOURSAY | ‘It’s not right for rulers to hold up and stand in the way of our democratically elected gov’t.’ CJ nomination awaiting approval from Conference of Rulers, says Dr M Gerard Lourdesam...
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SANDAKAN: A Parliamentary Select Committee will be set up to look into implementation of the Malaysia Agreement 1963, said law minister Liew Vui Keong.
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MALACCA: The “rakyat” (people) must be given a clear understanding of the position of the Malay Rulers, which has been enshrined in the Federal Constitution, to ensure that they do not insult the ...
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SANDAKAN: Minister in the Prime Minister’s Department Datuk Liew Vui Keong (pix) today said that a Parliamentary Select Committee (PSC) on the implementation of the Malaysia Agreement 1963 (MA63) wi...
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MELAKA: The people must be given a clear understanding of the position of the Malay Rulers, which has been enshrined in the Federal Constitution, to ensure that they do not insult the institution, sai...
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A Parliamentary Select Committee (PSC) on the implementation of the Malaysia Agreement 1963 (MA63) will be established.
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The people need to know the role of the King and Malay Rulers so that they have a better understanding of how to maintain peace and harmony in the country, said National Unity and Social Wellbeing Min...
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MELAKA, April 20 — The “rakyat” (people) must be given a clear understanding of the position of the Malay Rulers, which has been enshrined in the Federal Constitution, to ensure that they do no...
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SANDAKAN (Bernama): Minister in the Prime Minister's Department Datuk Liew Vui Keong said Saturday (April 20) that a Parliamentary Select Committee (PSC) on the implementation of the Malaysia Agreement 1963 (MA63) will be established.
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Umno Youth chief Asyraf Wajdi Dusuki today accused the Pakatan Harapan government of victimising civil servants in its bid to further "clean up" the service.
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SANDAKAN, April 20 — Minister in the Prime Minister’s Department Datuk Liew Vui Keong today said that a Parliamentary Select Committee (PSC) on the implementation of the Malaysia Agreement 1963 (M...
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KOTA KINABALU: De facto law minister Datuk Liew Vui Keong will be meeting Sarawak Chief Minister Datuk Patinggi Abang Johari Tun Openg to further discuss matters concerning the Malaysia Agreement 1963 (MA63).
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NILAI: Malaysia will not be able to stand strong with the support from only one ethnic group, but instead will grow stronger if it is supported by all ethnic groups in the country, PKR president Datuk...
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NILAI: Malaysia will not be able to stand strong with support from only one ethnic group but will grow stronger if it is supported by all ethnic groups in the country, PKR president Anwar Ibrahim said...
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NILAI (Bernama): Malaysia will not be able to stand strong with the support from only one ethnic group, but instead will grow stronger if it is supported by all ethnic groups in the country, says Datuk Seri Anwar Ibrahim.
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NILAI (April 19): Malaysia will not be able to stand strong with the support from only one ethnic group, but instead will grow stronger if it is supported by all ethnic groups in the country, PKR pres...
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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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KOTA KINABALU: The Sabah State Assembly yesterday unanimously approved an extraordinary motion to support the amendment of Article 1 (2) of the Federal Constitution which was tabled in the Dewan Rakya...
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The Sabah State Assembly has unanimously approved an extraordinary motion to support the amendment of Article 1 (2) of the Federal Constitution, which was tabled in the Dewan Rakyat recently.
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PETALING JAYA: Batang Sadong MP Nancy Shukri has rejected a federal minister’s claim that it was unnecessary to have the phrase “pursuant to the Malaysia Agreement 1963” in the constitutional am...
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KOTA KINABALU (April 18): The Sabah State Assembly today unanimously approved an extraordinary motion to support the amendment of Article 1 (2) of the Federal Constitution which was tabled in the Dewa...
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KOTA KINABALU: The Sabah legislative assembly unanimously passed an emergency motion to support the reinstatement of the original wording in Article 1(2) of the Federal Constitution.
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KUCHING (April 18): The Pakatan Harapan (PH) Government’s attempt to amend Article 1 (2) of the Federal Constitution on April 9 showed its sincerity in wanting to restore the status and rights of Sa...
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KOTA KINABALU, April 18 — The Sabah State Legislative Assembly has unanimously supported a motion to endorse an amendment to the Federal Constitution that will restore Sabah’s and Sarawak’s stat...
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KOTA KINABALU: The Sabah legislative assembly made a fresh move by unanimously endorsing the amendment of the Federal Constitution to put back the original wordings of the Malaysia Agreement 1963 (MA63) that failed to be passed in Parliament on April 9.
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KUCHING: The Pakatan Harapan (PH) government’s attempt to amend Article 1 (2) of the Federal Constitution on April 9 showed its sincerity in wanting to restore the status and rights of Sabah and Sar...
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KUCHING, April 18 — The Pakatan Harapan (PH) government’s attempt to amend Article 1 (2) of the Federal Constitution on April 9 showed its sincerity in wanting to restore the status and rights of ...
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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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IPOH, April 18 — Rungkup assemblyman Datuk Shahrul Zaman Yahya has urged Perak exco Howard Lee today to explain a state-run political training module that he claimed is questioning the sovereignty o...
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KUANTAN: Kemayan assemblyman Datuk Mohd Fadil Osman maintains that it is not his personal view when he uttered the "pendatang" word.
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1    IT is my duty and privilege to open the first trial in our courts against a former prime minister, who for nearly a decade, occupied the most powerful office in the land and wielded near absol...
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Umno secretary-general Annuar Musa (above) said the party's Kemayan assemblyperson Mohd Fadli Osman's comment likening students in Chinese and Tamil vernacular schools to 'pendatang' (foreigners) was ...
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KUALA LUMPUR: Genocide, war crimes, humanitarian crimes and invasion will come under Malaysian laws if the country ratifies the Rome Statute of the International Criminal Court (ICC), said Foreign Min...
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KUALA LUMPUR (Bernama): Genocide, war crimes, humanitarian crimes and invasion would come under Malaysian laws if the country ratified the Rome Statute of the International Criminal Court (ICC), says Foreign Minister Datuk Saifuddin Abdullah.
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Genocide, war crimes, humanitarian crimes and invasion will come under Malaysian laws if the country ratifies the Rome Statute of the International Criminal Court (ICC), Foreign Minister Saifuddin Abd...
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KUALA LUMPUR: Genocide, war crimes, humanitarian crimes and invasion will come under Malaysian laws if the country ratifies the Rome Statute of the International Criminal Court (ICC), says Foreign Min...
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KUALA LUMPUR, April 18 — Genocide, war crimes, humanitarian crimes and invasion will come under Malaysian laws if the country ratifies the Rome Statute of the International Criminal Court (ICC), sai...
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KUALA LUMPUR (April 17): Genocide, war crimes, humanitarian crimes and invasion will come under Malaysian laws if the country ratifies the Rome Statute of the International Criminal Court (ICC), said ...
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KOTA KINABALU: Parti Bersatu Sabah (PBS) has applauded Chief Minister Shafie Apdal’s intention to present an urgent motion to restore the original wording of Article 1(2) in the Federal Constitution...
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CURRENTLY, we are hearing calls from the public for early or quick trials of certain persons.
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KUANTAN: The Regent of Pahang has expressed his concern over the contempt against the royal institution and Islam, saying this should not happen in a country that practises constitutional monarchy.
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KOTA KINABALU: The state government has agreed to propose a motion for all assemblymen to support the amendment to Article 1(2) of the Federal Constitution in a bid to get back Sabah’s rights under the Malaysia Agreement 1963 (MA63).
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We, members of G25, take cognisance of the fact that the menteri besar of Johor formally tendered his resignation to the Sultan of Johor on Saturday, April 13, 2019, and that a new menteri besar was a...
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GEORGE TOWN (April 15): The Penang Malays Association (Pemenang) has urged the Government to consider setting up a Constitutional Court in Malaysia specifically to handle cases involving the Federal C...
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KUCHING (April 15): The Sarawak Association for People’s Aspirations (SAPA) wants the Sarawak Government to move a motion in the upcoming meeting of the State Legislative Assembly to debate the stat...
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KUALA LUMPUR, April 15 — State rulers are constitutional monarchs and not despots with absolute powers, G25 said today after a brief power struggle between Putrajaya and the Johor palace.
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KOTA KINABALU: The assemblyman for Karanaan, Datuk Seri Masidi Manjun has proposed an emergency motion to be tabled at the Sabah State Legislative Assembly to show support for the amendment of Article...
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COMMENT | We, members of G25, take cognizance of the fact that the menteri besar of Johor had formally tendered his resignation to the Sultan of Johor on April 13 and a new menteri besar had been appo...
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KUCHING: An NGO here said Sarawak and Sabah should to be referred to as “negara” instead of “negeri” in the Bahasa Malaysia version of the proposed amendment to the Federal Constitution.
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KOTA KINABALU: The failure to amend Article 1(2) of the Federal Constitution will not prevent the government from continuing to pursue the rights of Sabah which have long been neglected, said Sabah Ch...
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The failure to amend Article 1(2) of the Federal Constitution will not prevent the government from continuing to pursue the rights of Sabah which have long been neglected, said Sabah Chief Minister Da...
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KOTA KINABALU: A PPBM assemblyman has called for an emergency motion at the Sabah state assembly today to record the state’s support for the constitutional amendment bill which was shot down in the ...
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KUCHING, April 15 — The Sarawak Association for People’s Aspirations (SAPA) group told the state Gabungan Parti Sarawak (GPS) government today to table a motion to define the “Borneo States” a...
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APRIL 15 — We, members of G25, take cognisance of the fact that the mentri besar of Johor has formally tendered his resignation to HRH The Sultan of Johor on Saturday April 13, 2019, and a new mentr...
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KOTA KINABALU: Chief Minister Shafie Apdal says Sabah will continue in its pursuit of state rights despite the recent defeat of the constitutional amendment bill in Parliament.
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KUCHING: A state rights NGO will stage a rally at Padang Merdeka here on April 28 to demand the restoration of Sabah and Sarawak's constitutional status as "negara".
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KOTA KINABALU, April 15 — Sabah has prepared methods to work out how much the federal government owes it in arrears from the 40 per cent share of state revenue the former is entitled to by law, said...
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KOTA KINABALU, April 15 — Chief Minister Datuk Seri Shafie Apdal said he has no issue with tabling an emergency motion to discuss the 1963 Malaysia Agreement in the Sabah assembly.
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PETALING JAYA: A former judge says the next in line in the judicial ladder should take over the duties of chief justice without the need for formal appointment, amid speculation over who will be made ...
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KOTA KINABALU: Sabahans are split over the Federal Constitution (Amendment) 2019 that was defeated at the Dewan Rakyat last week.
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YOURSAY | 'Nik Abduh wants ties to remain until Judgment Day – truly a marriage not made in heaven.' 'PAS-Umno ties should last until Judgment Day' Vijay47: What a cute, romantic wish from Bachok M...
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KUALA LUMPUR, April 14 — De facto law minister Liew Vui Keong has hit back at Sarawak Chief Minister Datuk Abang Johari Openg for blaming his staff for the failure of the amendment Bill which sought...
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De facto Law Minister Liew Vui Keong said it was unwarranted for Sarawak Chief Minister Abang Johari Openg to lay blame on the secretariat staff that prepared the amendment to Article 1(2) of the Fede...
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HISTORY will judge the lawmakers – especially those from Sabah and Sarawak – on their wisdom to abstain from voting on a bill that arguably could make the two Borneo states equal with Peninsular M...
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TUESDAY was far from business as usual at the Dewan Rakyat.
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KUCHING, April 13 — Sarawak Pakatan Harapan (PH) chairman Chong Chieng Jen today denied claims by Gabungan Parti Sarawak (GPS) that its lawmakers abstained from voting a constitutional amendment Bil...
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PETALING JAYA: Bukit Aman has received 91 police reports about a Facebook post that allegedly insulted the Yang di-Pertuan Agong, says Tan Sri Mohamad Fuzi Harun.
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KUCHING: Prime Minister Tun Dr Mahathir Mohamad is sincere in wanting to restore the status of Sabah and Sarawak as equal partners with Peninsular Malaysia based on the Malaysia Agreement 1963 (MA63),...
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KINI ROUNDUP | Key headlines you may have missed yesterday, in brief. 1.