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PETALING JAYA: Lawyer Arunachalam Kasi is expected to be released from prison on Tuesday (May 21).
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KUALA LUMPUR, May 18 — Veteran lawmaker Lim Kit Siang said Malaysia is progressing steadily on the path towards institutional and political reform with a inspector-general of police and a chief just...
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KUALA LUMPUR, May 18 — Kelantan has withdrawn its oil royalty lawsuit against national petroleum company Petronas, the state government’s lawyer Aleeya Elyana Ahmad Mahreez confirmed.
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PUTRAJAYA: Actions will be taken against those who tarnish the judiciary’s image and dignity, says Chief Justice Datuk Tengku Maimun Tuan Mat.
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PUTRAJAYA (May 17): Action will be taken against those who tarnish the judiciary's image and dignity, said Chief Justice Datuk Tengku Maimun Tuan Mat.
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PUTRAJAYA: The Sarawak legal profession hopes that Chief Justice Tengku Maimun Tuan Mat will continue with the reforms laid out by her predecessor for the judiciary.
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PUTRAJAYA, May 17 — Actions will be taken against those who tarnish the judiciary’s image and dignity, says Chief Justice Datuk Tengku Maimun Tuan Mat.
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PETALING JAYA: A five-member independent tribunal will decide on May 24 if it has jurisdiction to investigate six former Election Commission (EC) members over allegations of misconduct in relation to ...
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PUTRAJAYA: The elderly couple convicted of causing the death of their Indonesian maid claim that they were wrongly sentenced to 20 years jail by the Federal Court.
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PUTRAJAYA: An elderly couple convicted of causing the death of their Indonesian maid have claimed that they were wrongly sentenced to 20 years’ jail by the Federal Court.
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FORMER prime minister Datuk Seri Najib Razak has lodged an appeal against the Kuala Lumpur High Court’s decision last Monday to dismiss his application to strike out seven charges against him involv...
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Orang Asli elder Sagong Tasi, who won a landmark case on customary land rights against the Selangor government in 2002, has passed away.
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PUTRAJAYA: The ex-wife of the late Tun Ghafar Baba lost her appeal in the Federal Court in her lawsuit she filed against a property developer and his wife over a piece of land in Jelebu, Negri Sembila...
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PUTRAJAYA (May 15): The ex-wife of the late Tun Ghafar Baba lost her appeal in the Federal Court in her lawsuit she filed against a property developer and his wife over a piece of land in Jelebu, Nege...
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PUTRAJAYA: The ex-wife of the late former deputy prime minister Ghafar Baba lost her appeal in the Federal Court in her lawsuit she filed against a property developer and his wife over a piece of land...
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PUTRAJAYA, May 15 — The ex-wife of the late Tun Ghafar Baba lost her appeal in the Federal Court in her lawsuit she filed against a property developer and his wife over a piece of land in Jelebu, Ne...
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PUTRAJAYA: The Federal Court ruled that the Penang state government has no power to set up the Voluntary Patrol Unit (PPS).
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PUTRAJAYA (May 14): The National Housing Buyers’ Association representing 104 Kondo Sri Istana homebuyers has presented three appeals at the Federal Court today against the Controller of Housing (Co...
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PUTRAJAYA (May 14): The National Housing Buyers’ Association representing 104 Kondo Sri Istana homebuyers has presented three appeals at the Federal Court today against the Controller of Housing (Co...
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The Federal Court today ruled that the Penang government has no power to set up the Voluntary Patrol Unit (PPS). Chief Judge of Malaya Zaharah Ibrahim said that PPS could not be constituted under the ...
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PUTRAJAYA, May 14 — The Federal Court today ruled that the Penang state government has no power to set up the Voluntary Patrol Unit (PPS). Chief Judge of Malaya Tan Sri Zaharah Ibrahim, in her judgm...
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PUTRAJAYA (Bernama): The law does not grant the Penang state government power to set up Voluntary Patrol Units (PPS), ruled the Federal Court on Tuesday (May 14).
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PUTRAJAYA (May 14): Former deputy prime minister Datuk Seri Ahmad Zahid Hamidi (pictured) has failed to get his impounded passport returned to travel to Mecca to perform the Umrah during Ramadhan, fol...
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LETTER | We are deeply disturbed by the continuing spate of public statements issued by various state government leaders expressing concern on the so-called plight of foreigners in Sabah.
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PUTRAJAYA (May 14): Former deputy prime minister Datuk Seri Ahmad Zahid Hamidi has failed to get his impounded passport returned to travel to Mecca to perform the Umrah during Ramadhan, following the ...
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KUALA LUMPUR: It is up to the people to decide for themselves if PKR president Anwar Ibrahim is an ex-convict, PAS president Abdul Hadi Awang said.
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PETALING JAYA, May 13 — PKR vice-president Mohd Rafizi Ramli today pledged to distribute the RM300,000 refund from winning a High Court appeal as an education scholarship disbursement for bright stu...
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PKR vice-president Rafizi Ramli has expressed his intention to distribute a majority of the refund of RM300,000 from winning a High Court appeal, as a scholarship for high-achieving students.
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PETALING JAYA: A retired judge has reminded those elevated to office of their judicial oath to act in accordance with the powers delegated to them under the Federal Constitution, in the wake of the ap...
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PETALING JAYA: PAS secretary-general Takiyuddin Hassan today defended his labelling of Anwar Ibrahim as a former convict, telling those who criticised him over his remarks to review the court case.
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KUALA LUMPUR: Anwar Ibrahim has refused to entertain a PAS leader’s statement that he is not fit to become prime minister as he had been jailed before.
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KUALA LUMPUR, May 11 — DAP secretary-general Lim Guan Eng accused PAS lawmaker Datuk Takiyuddin Hassan of disrespecting the monarchy by claiming Malaysia would have an ex-convict as its next prime m...
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PETALING JAYA: Federal Court judge Rohana Yusuf is said to be in the running for the post of chief judge of Malaya (CJM) when Zaharah Ibrahim retires next week.
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KUALA LUMPUR: The High Court here has fixed May 24 for a decision on an application by former prime minister Datuk Seri Najib Abdul Razak’s wife Datin Seri Rosmah Mansor to set aside a prosecution n...
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PUTRAJAYA: Samirah Muzaffar, who is accused of murdering her husband, Cradle Fund chief executive officer Nazrin Hassan, has been denied bail again pending trial.
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PUTRAJAYA (Bernama): Samirah Muzaffar, who is accused of murdering her husband, Cradle Fund chief executive officer Nazrin Hassan, has been denied bail again pending trial.
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KUALA LUMPUR: Youths were said to have played a major role in delivering victory to Pakatan Harapan (PH) in the 14th general election last year, but today some question the wisdom of their choice, say...
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PUTRAJAYA: Former prime minister Datuk Seri Najib Abdul Razak failed in his appeal to disqualify former Federal Court judge Datuk Seri Gopal Sri Ram as the lead prosecutor in his 1Malaysia Development...
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PUTRAJAYA (Bernama): Former prime minister Datuk Seri Najib Razak failed in his appeal to disqualify former Federal Court judge Datuk Seri Gopal Sri Ram as lead prosecutor in his 1Malaysia Development Bhd (1MDB) cases.
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KUALA LUMPUR (May 7): Datuk Seri Najib Razak's SRC trial will start a little later today as the former premier will have to travel to the Court of Appeal in Putrajaya to know the outcome of his appeal...
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PUTRAJAYA, May 7 — The Court of Appeal today dismissed Datuk Seri Najib Razak’s appeal to strike out former judge Datuk Seri Gopal Sri Ram as the prosecutor in the former prime minister’s 1Malay...
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KUALA LUMPUR (May 7): Datuk Seri Najib Razak's SRC trial will start a little later today as the former premier will have to travel to the Court of Appeal in Putrajaya to know the outcome of his app...
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PETALING JAYA: The appointment of Datuk Tengku Maimun Tuan Mat as the new Chief Justice means a lot in acknowledging competency of judges without care for their gender, says Tan Sri Zainun Ali (pic).
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PUTRAJAYA: When she was a young magistrate, newly-appointed Chief Justice Datuk Tengku Maimun Tuan Mat had written a single-page judgment that drew praises from a Federal Court judge.
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PETALING JAYA: Chief Justice Tengku Maimun Tuan Mat has spent six years sitting in the appellate courts. Throughout this period she contributed to several notable judgments.
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PUTRAJAYA: In the eyes of Chief Justice Datuk Tengku Maimun Tuan Mat, a good judge must be one who is fair and courteous apart from having integrity and a sound know­ledge of the law.
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PUTRAJAYA: One of her main challenges is to manage the public’s perception of the judiciary, newly appointed Chief Justice Datuk Tengku Maimun Tuan Mat said today.
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PUTRAJAYA: High profile cases are not treated any differently than other cases, newly appointed Chief Justice Tengku Maimun Tuan Mat said today.
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PUTRAJAYA, May 6 — Tengku Maimun Tuan Mat today said she did not feel under pressure just because she is Malaysia’s first female Chief Justice.
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PUTRAJAYA: The newly-appointed Chief Justice Datuk Tengku Maimun Tuan Mat once wrote a one-page judgment that drew praises from a Federal Court judge.
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KUALA LUMPUR - Malaysia's first woman Chief Justice took her oath of office before the King on Monday (May 6).
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PUTRAJAYA, May 6 — The ability to write dissenting judgements should not be the sole yardstick in evaluating the credibility of court judges, said Malaysia’s first female Chief Justice Datuk Tengk...
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Yang di-Pertuan Agong Sultan Abdullah Sultan Ahmad Shah today presented the instrument of appointment to the new Chief Justice Tengku Maimun Tuan Mat at Istana Negara.
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KUALA LUMPUR: The Yang di-Pertuan Agong, Al-Sultan Abdullah Ri’ayatuddin Al-Mustafa Billah Shah, today presented the instrument of appointment to the new Chief Justice, Datuk Tengku Maimun Tuan Mat,...
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KUALA LUMPUR (May 6): The Yang di-Pertuan Agong, Al-Sultan Abdullah Ri'ayatuddin Al-Mustafa Billah Shah, today presented the instrument of appointment to the new Chief Justice, Datuk Tengku Maimun Tua...
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KUALA LUMPUR (Bernama): The Yang di-Pertuan Agong, Al-Sultan Abdullah Ri'ayatuddin Al-Mustafa Billah Shah, has presented the instrument of appointment to the new Chief Justice, Datuk Tengku Maimun Tuan Mat, at Istana Negara.
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KUALA LUMPUR, May 6 — The Yang di-Pertuan Agong, Al-Sultan Abdullah Ri'ayatuddin Al-Mustafa Billah Shah, today presented the instrument of appointment to the new Chief Justice, Datuk Tengku Maimun ...
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There were a couple of good appointments to top positions in the civil service last week, which could be an indication of more things to come.
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PETALING JAYA: A group set up by civil group members to help kindergarten teacher M Indira Gandhi look for her missing daughter hopes to meet new Inspector-General of Police Abdul Hamid Bador on the t...
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PETALING JAYA: Runaway businessman Low Taek Jho has welcomed the latest deal between US authorities and his representatives to sell a mansion in California’s trendy Sunset Strip, which has been link...
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LOS ANGELES: US prosecutors and representatives of fugitive Malaysian financier Low Taek Jho want to sell a US$39 million (RM162 million) mansion in Los Angeles he bought in 2012 with money allegedly ...
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PETALING JAYA: Former attorney-general Mohamed Apandi Ali has filed a judicial review against the government for its refusal to allow him to apply for a passport and preventing him from leaving the co...
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PETALING JAYA: The appointment of Datuk Tengku Maimun Tuan Mat as the new Chief Justice is yet another milestone in the judiciary, as she is the first woman to take on the role.
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PUTRAJAYA: Newly appointed Chief Justice Datuk Tengku Maimun Tuan Mat issued a firm reminder to judicial commissioners, saying that they should deal with cases with independence, impartiality and efficiency.
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PUTRAJAYA: Malaysian Bar president Abdul Fareed Abdul Gafoor has welcomed Datuk Tengku Maimun Tuan Mat’s appointment as the new Chief Justice, saying it was a defining moment in the nation’s histo...
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PUTRAJAYA (Bernama): Newly-appointed Chief Justice Datuk Tengku Maimun Tuan Mat Friday (May 3) issued a firm reminder to judicial commissioners on their oath of office.
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PUTRAJAYA, May 3 — Newly appointed Chief Justice Datuk Tengku Maimun Tuan Mat today issued a firm reminder to judicial commissioners on their oath of office.
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PETALING JAYA: New Chief Justice Tengku Maimun Tuan Mat today reminded 11 new judicial commissioners to always remember their oath of office in carrying out their judicial functions.
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PETALING JAYA: The appointment of Datuk Tengku Maimun Tuan Mat as Chief Justice sets a high benchmark for legal practitioners and future lawyers, says Alumni Association of Universiti Malaya's Law Faculty (Parfum).
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PETALING JAYA: Lawyer Arunachalam Kasi, better known as Arun Kasi, who was found guilty of contempt of court last month and jailed for 30 days, is seeking a pardon from the Yang di-Pertuan Agong.
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PETALING JAYA: Lawyers and a retired judge have hailed the appointment of Tengku Maimun Tuan Mat as chief justice, saying she is well qualified to lead the judiciary.
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PETALING JAYA: Federal Court judge Datuk Tengku Maimun Tuan Mat’s illustrious career reached a new high point after she was appointed as the new Chief Justice, the first woman to take on the role.
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KINI ROUNDUP | Here are key headlines you may have missed yesterday, in brief. 1.
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PETALING JAYA • Federal Court judge Datuk Tengku Maimun Tuan Mat has been named Malaysia's new Chief Justice, the first woman to take on the role.
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MAY 2 — Sisters in Islam (SIS) conveys its heartiest congratulations to Federal Court judge Datuk Tengku Maimun Tuan Mat on her appointment as Malaysia’s chief justice.
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The Malaysian Bar has welcomed the appointment of Tengku Maimun Tuan Mat as the new chief justice of Malaysia.
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PETALING JAYA - Federal Court judge Tengku Maimun Tuan Mat has been appointed as Malaysia's new Chief Justice, the first woman to take on the role.
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KUALA LUMPUR, May 2 — The appointment of Datuk Tengku Maimun Tuan Mat today as the country’s first-ever female chief justice shows that one’s abilities should never be outweighed by their gender...
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KUALA LUMPUR (May 2): Federal Court judge Datuk Tengku Maimun Tuan Mat has been confirmed as the new Chief Justice.
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KUALA LUMPUR, May 2 — The case of Datin Rosmah Mansor who faces corruption charges involving a solar hybrid system project for rural schools in Sarawak, will be heard together with ex-prime minister...
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KUALA LUMPUR: The case of Datin Seri Rosmah Mansor who faces corruption charges involving a solar hybrid system project for rural schools in Sarawak, will be heard together with ex-prime minister Datu...
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PETALING JAYA: Federal Court judge Tengku Maimun Tuan Mat has been named the new chief justice, becoming the country’s first woman to hold the top judicial post.
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KUALA LUMPUR (May 2): Federal Court judge Datuk Tengku Maimun Tuan Mat has been confirmed as the new Chief Justice.
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KUALA LUMPUR: Federal Court judge Tengku Maimun Tuan Mat has been named the new chief justice, becoming the country’s first woman to hold the top judicial post.
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PETALING JAYA: Federal Court judge Datuk Tengku Maimun Tuan Mat has been appointed as the Chief Justice, the first woman to take on the role.
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I REFER to the report “Too little, too late” (Sunday Star, April 21) on developers who refuse to pay full damages to home buyers for delivering properties late.
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KUALA LUMPUR, May 2 — Today’s scheduled hearing of Sisters in Islam’s (SIS) legal challenge against a fatwa, or religious edict, declaring it “deviant” was postponed after the High Court was...
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PETALING JAYA: A retired judge has proposed that the Judicial Appointments Commission (JAC) look into elevating the current chief judge of Sabah and Sarawak to chief judge of Malaya.
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KUALA LUMPUR, May 2 ― The High Court will today hear Sisters in Islam’s (SIS) challenge against a fatwa, or religious edict, declaring it “deviant” ― three years after it dismissed the Musli...
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LETTER | In the recent Federal Court Civil Application 08(i)-394-07/2018(W) judgment dated23.04.2019 the Federal Court said: "Therefore it is our finding that there has been no rational or cogent basi...
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AROUND this time last year, Datuk Seri Najib Razak was busy criss-crossing the country, campaigning to ensure victory for himself, Barisan Nasional and Umno in the 14th general election that was fixed...
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KUCHING, April 30 — The Sarawak State Assembly tonight called on the state government to stand firm against any move to relocate the principal registry of the High Court in Sabah and Sarawak from he...
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KUALA LUMPUR: The door is still open for Taman Tiara Titiwangsa residents to resolve their differences with the authorities over a proposed high-density project, Federal Territories Minister Khalid Ab...
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APRIL 30 — In the recent Federal Court Civil Application 08(i)-394-07/2018(W) judgment dated April 23, 2019 (the scandalising contempt application dated February 28, 2018 by the Attorney General aga...
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PUTRAJAYA, April 30 — The Conference of Rulers is expected to give their approval to the candidate for chief justice by Saturday, Prime Minister Tun Dr Mahathir Mohamad said today.
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PUTRAJAYA: The Penang government has withdrawn its application to seek leave to appeal in the Federal Court against the Election Commission (EC)’s redelineation exercise of electoral boundaries.
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ISLAMIC banks watched with bated breath as the Federal Court made a decision two weeks ago that could have had negative implications on the industry.
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PUTRAJAYA, April 29 — The Penang government has withdrawn its application to seek leave to appeal in the Federal Court against the Election Commission (EC)’s redelineation exercise of electoral bo...
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PUTRAJAYA: The Penang government has abandoned its legal battle in the Federal Court against the Election Commission’s (EC) conduct in the redelineation exercise, FMT has learnt.
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A man who faced 623 charges for sodomising and sexually abusing his 15-year-old daughter was among 173 individuals sent to jail by the special court set up nearly two years ago to hear sexual crimes a...