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PETALING JAYA: DAP veteran Lim Kit Siang today suggested an amnesty programme for those involved in corruption as part of efforts to curb graft in the country.
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G25 welcomes the appointment of Latheefa Koya as the new chief commissioner of the Malaysian Anti-Corruption Commission (MACC). G25 is confident that the controversial appointment of the prominent h...
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PETALING JAYA: The Group of 25 Eminent Malays (G25) has backed the appointment of Latheefa Koya as head of the Malaysian Anti-Corruption Commission (MACC), describing the matter as urgent, but called for immediate reforms for greater parliamentary scrutiny.
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JUNE 9 — G25 welcomes the appointment of Latheefa Beebi Koya, as Malaysia’s new Chief Commissioner of the Malaysian Anti-Corruption Commission (MACC). On the advice of Prime Minister Tun Mahathir ...
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PETALING JAYA: The G25 group of former senior civil servants said today Latheefa Koya’s appointment to head the anti-corruption agency was “an exceptional circumstance” because corruption has re...
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LETTER | G25 welcomes the appointment of Latheefa Koya as the new MACC chief.
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The narratives that many policies unfavourable to Muslims and Malays were introduced since the Pakatan Harapan government took power is flawed.
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PETALING JAYA: The police force’s agreement to have independent oversight will contribute significantly to the restoration of Malaysians’ confidence in the law enforcement agency, said the G25.
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PETALING JAYA: The police agreeing to the creation of the Independent Police Complaints and Misconduct Commission (IPCMC) will contribute significantly to the restoration of public confidence in law e...
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LETTER | G25 joins other civil society groups in welcoming the appointment of Datuk Seri Abdul Hamid Bador as the new Ketua Polis Negara (IGP). We are encouraged that, as reported in the media, he has...
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PETALING JAYA: The G25 group of prominent Malays today said bodies such as the Independent Police Complaints and Misconduct Commission (IPCMC) have improved the image of the police in other countries.
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PETALING JAYA: The police force's agreement to independent oversight will contribute significantly to the restoration of confidence among Malaysians in the law enforcement agency, says the Group of 25 Eminent Malays (G25).
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KUALA LUMPUR, May 12 — The Royal Malaysia Police’s agreement to independent oversight will contribute significantly to the restoration of Malaysians’ confidence in the law enforcement agency, sa...
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Attorney-General Tommy Thomas' participation in a forum on the Rome Statute, when the matter had already been rejected by the Malay rulers, is rude and borders on treason, claimed an Umno MP today.
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One year after our momentous change of government, I am breathing much more easily.
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GERAK (Pergerakan Tenaga Akademik Malaysia/Malaysian Academic Movement or MOVE) would like to respond to the letter by Tan Sri Alwi Jantan on the four academics at the centre of the Rome Statute contr...
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PETALING JAYA: The G25, a group of prominent former civil servants, has lambasted the organisers of the rally to “defend the sovereignty of Islam”, as well as certain leaders from Umno and PAS, fo...
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KUALA LUMPUR, May 4 — Veteran politician Tan Sri Rais Yatim today slammed the four academics who drew up the executive summary for the Conference of Rulers on the Rome Statute saying their recommend...
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KUALA LUMPUR, May 4 — Tan Sri Muhammad Shafee Abdullah today revealed that he along with a pioneer group from the Human Rights Commission of Malaysia (Suhakam), and not the Ministry of Foreign Affai...
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THE G25 welcomes the appointment of Datuk Tengku Maimun Tuan Mat as Malaysia’s new Chief Justice to succeed Tan Sri Panglima Richard Malanjum.
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KUALA LUMPUR, May 3 — Former top civil servants’ group G25 has lauded today the appointment of Datuk Tengku Maimun Tuan Mat as the new chief justice (CJ), saying it sends several strong messages, ...
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COMMENT | We write to express our concern and disagreement with Alwi Jantan in his open letter to the education minister.
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KUALA LUMPUR: The four academics who drew up the executive summary for the Conference of Rulers on the Rome Statute must take responsibility for it, said Education Minister Dr Maszlee Malik (pix).
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KUALA LUMPUR, May 3 ― The four academics who drew up the executive summary for the Conference of Rulers on the Rome Statute must take responsibility for it, said Education Minister Maszlee Malik.
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PETALING JAYA: The Barisan Nasional Cabinet approved the accession of the Rome Statute in 2011 and 2015 but it was not fulfilled by the then foreign minister and attorney general, says G25 spokesperson Datuk Noor Farida Ariffin.Noor Farida, who headed the Legal Department of the Foreign Ministry at that time, said the proposal to accede to the Rome Statute received the support of former prime minister Datuk Seri Najib Razak and his Cabinet in 2011 despite objection from the Attorney General’s Chambers (AGC).
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KUALA LUMPUR (May 2): The four academics who wrote the executive summary for the Conference of Rulers on the Rome Statute must take responsibility for it, said Education Minister Dr Maszlee Malik.
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PUTRAJAYA: The four lecturers need to take responsibility and be ready to be held accountable for their views on the Rome Statute, says Education Minister Dr Maszlee Malik.
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LETTER | Dear Education Minister Maszlee Malik, I wish to refer to the case of the four academics, namely Shamrahayu Abdul Aziz of International Islamic University Malaysia, Fareed Mohd Hassan and Hi...
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PETALING JAYA: Former Foreign Minister Datuk Seri Anifah Aman defied the Cabinet when he did not sign the Rome Statute in 2011, says G25 spokesperson Datuk Noor Farida Ariffin.
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Dear Dr Maszlee Malik I wish to refer to the case of the four academics namely Associate Prof Shamrahayu Abdul Aziz of International Islamic University Malaysia (IIUM), Dr Fareed Mohd Hassan and Hish...
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PETALING JAYA, May 2 — Education Minister Maszlee Malik should consider removing four academics who advised the Conference of Rulers on the Rome Statute that resulted in the government’s U-turn on...
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PETALING JAYA: The police have come under fire from activists and politicians over a sedition probe launched over a forum on the Rome Statute which also featured Attorney-General Tommy Thomas.
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Umno Youth chief Asyraf Wajdi Dusuki welcomed the police's decision to investigate a forum on the Rome Statute last Saturday under the Sedition Act 1948.
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Inspector-General of Police Tan Sri Mohamad Fuzi Harun said police will investigate the forum on the Rome Statute, organised at Universiti Malaya on Saturday, under the Sedition Act.The IGP said sever...
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KUALA LUMPUR, April 29 — The police would be wiser to use their valuable resources to fight “genuine” crimes instead of investigating public fora for sedition that are little more than political...
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Police have commenced a probe under the Sedition Act on a forum (above) which discussed the Rome Statute organised by student activists last Saturday.
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PETALING JAYA: Police will investigate the forum on the Rome Statute, organised at Universiti Malaya on Saturday (April 27), under the Sedition Act, says Inspector-General of Police Tan Sri Mohamad Fuzi Harun.
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KUALA LUMPUR, April 28 — Police today confirmed receiving a report against former PKR deputy president Syed Husin Ali for allegedly uttering a seditious remark against the Malay rulers during a publ...
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KUALA LUMPUR: Attorney-General (AG) Tommy Thomas (pix) today said that the Yang di-Pertuan Agong as the supreme commander of the armed forces will not be held responsible for the decision made by the ...
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PETALING JAYA: Barisan Nasional did indeed look at the possible ratification of the Rome Statute but it decided not to go ahead as they believed it was against the Federal Constitution, says former prime minister Datuk Seri Najib Razak.
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PETALING JAYA: A police report was lodged against PKR leader and former academician Prof Dr Syed Husin Ali for allegedly citing provocative statements against the Malay Rulers.
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PETALING JAYA: A former head of the Research, Treaties and International Law Department has made known how the Rome Statute became a political hot potato due to vested interests – critics who ironically had agreed to its ratification eight years ago.
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Pertubuhan Sahabat Erat dan Amanat Rakyat (Sedar Malaysia) has lodged a police report against activist and intellectual Syed Husin Ali (photo above) for making comments critical of the monarchy.
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KUALA LUMPUR: Attorney-General Tommy Thomas today said that the Yang di-Pertuan Agong, though supreme commander of the armed forces, would not be held responsible for any decision by the prime ministe...
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Former diplomat Datuk Noor Farida Ariffin said the process to ratify the Rome Statute started eight years ago by the Barisan Nasional government.She said there were factors which led to influencing th...
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KUALA LUMPUR, April 27 - The Rome Statute is not against Islam and it is unrelated to the lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender (LGBT) community, a public forum on the international treaty was told t...
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PETALING JAYA: The process to ratify the Rome Statute was started eight years ago and there were factors which led to influencing the people to believe the statute will threaten the sovereignty of the Malay Rulers.
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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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KUALA LUMPUR: The public forum on the Rome Statute of the International Criminal Court (ICC), scheduled to be held later this month, will be conducted in a healthy manner in its aim to clear the air s...
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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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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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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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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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KUALA LUMPUR: The High Court here has lifted the ban order imposed on a book titled Breaking The Silence: Voices Of Moderation – Islam In A Constitutional Democracy.
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KUALA LUMPUR: The High Court here today lifted the ban on G25’s book, “Breaking Silence: Voices of Moderation – Islam in a Constitutional Democracy”. Judge Nordin Hassan made the decision afte...
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KUALA LUMPUR (Bernama): The High Court here has lifted the ban order imposed on the book “Breaking The Silence: Voices Of Moderation - Islam In A Constitutional Democracy”.
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KUALA LUMPUR: The High Court here today lifted the ban order imposed on a book, titled ‘Breaking The Silence: Voices Of Moderation - Islam In A Constitutional Democracy’. Judge Datuk Nordin Hassa...
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KUALA LUMPUR (April 9): The High Court today quashed a Home Ministry order banning a book titled "Breaking The Silence: Voices Of Moderation — Islam In A Constitutional Democracy". The High Court Ju...
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KUALA LUMPUR, April 9 — The High Court today nullified then-home minister Datuk Seri Ahmad Zahid Hamidi’s 2017 ban on pro-moderation group G25’s book that compiled writings on the administration...
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APRIL 8 — Patriot shares the disappointment as expressed by G25 Malaysia that the government has yielded to pressure from dissenting groups and decided to withdraw the Rome Statute of the Internatio...
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PETALING JAYA: The National Patriots Association (Patriot) has backed Putrajaya’s decision to withdraw from the Rome Statute, saying protest against ratification of the treaty appears to have been s...
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KUALA LUMPUR, April 8 — The National Patriot Association (Patriot) today joined civil society groups in expressing disappointment over the government’s reversal from ratifying the Rome Statute of ...
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PETALING JAYA: The U-turn by the government to withdraw from the Rome Statute gives a troubling impression that the country is ruled by racial and religious sentiment, said the G25 group of eminent Malays.
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KUALA LUMPUR: Several quarters have expressed regret over the decision by the government to withdraw from the Rome Statute of the International Criminal Court (ICC). The G25, a group of prominent for...
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PETALING JAYA: The G25 group of eminent Malays has expressed its disappointment that the government has yielded to pressure from dissenting groups and decided to withdraw from the Rome Statute soon af...
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PETALING JAYA: The government's decision to withdraw from ratifying the Rome Statute gives a troubling impression that the country is ruled by racial and religious sentiments, says the G25 group of eminent Malays.
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KUALA LUMPUR, April 7 — Former civil servants group G25 have urged Putrajaya to allow the Rome Statute of the International Criminal Court (ICC) to be discussed and debated publicly before bringing ...
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COMMENT | G25 expresses its disappointment that the government has yielded to pressure from dissenting groups and decided to withdraw from the Rome Statute of the International Criminal Court (ICC), s...
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KUALA LUMPUR, April 5 — The explosive findings of an inquiry released on Wednesday that implicated the police in two abduction cases has renewed calls for the government to form the Independent Poli...
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PETALING JAYA: There has been renewed calls for the setting of Independent Police Complaints and Misconduct Commission (IPCMC) after Malaysia’s Human Rights Commission (Suhakam) implicated the polic...
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NGOs have called on police to be truthful in revealing its missteps under “forced coercion” following the outcome of the public inquiry into the disappearances of two activists several years ago.
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PETALING JAYA: The police must be made accountable for any miscarriage of justice, the National Patriot Association (Patriot) and the group of influential Malays (G25) said today.
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KUALA LUMPUR, April 4 — Calls to hasten the set-up of the long-awaited Independent Police Complaints and Misconduct Commission (IPCMC) are gaining traction in the wake of a report incriminating Buki...
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PUTRAJAYA: The setting up of the Independent Police Complaints and Misconduct Commission (IPCMC) should be done without further delay so there is an independent body with close oversight of police functions, say two NGOs.
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KUALA LUMPUR: The government has no intention of making the findings of the Council of Eminent Persons' (CEP) 100-day report public and has, in fact, placed it under the Official Secret Act (OSA), Parliament heard on Thursday (March 28).
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KOTA KINABALU: The realisation of the Malaysia Agreement 1963 is important towards strengthening Malaysia as one nation, Chief Minister Datuk Seri Mohd Shafie Apdal said.
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KOTA KINABALU, March 25 — The education system in the country needs to address the current racial polemic that is becoming more divisive, an academic said.
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Malaysia's tentative pace of reform has slowed further this year, as the Pakatan Harapan (PH) government backs down on progressive policies in a bid to woo Malay Muslim support away from rival parties...
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WE, the members of G25, join all Malaysians and the world in expressing our shock and sorrow at the hate killing in Christchurch mosques in New Zealand on Friday last week, a day when Muslims gather f...
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KUALA LUMPUR - Malaysia's tentative pace of reform has slowed further this year, as the Pakatan Harapan (PH) government backs down on progressive policies in a bid to court Malay Muslim support away f...
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G25 observes the recent political developments with growing concern that the country is sliding towards the polarisation of its politics based on race and religion.
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De facto Islamic Affairs Minister Mujahid Yusof Rawa said today that his position on Islamic preacher Zakir Naik has not changed despite having met the latter last week.
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LETTER | G25 observes the recent political developments with growing concern that the country is sliding towards the polarisation of its politics based on race and religion.
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MARCH 15 — G25 Malaysia observes the recent political developments with growing concern that the country is sliding towards the polarisation of its politics based on race and religion.
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The group of influential Malays (G25) is shocked that Minister in the Prime Minister's Department Mujahid Yusof Rawa met with controversial Indian-born Muslim preacher Zakir Naik.
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PETALING JAYA: Moderate Muslim group G25 has urged Putrajaya to stop being “more Umno than Umno” by using race and religion to garner Malay support, following a meeting between minister Mujahid Yu...
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SUBANG JAYA, March 12 — Former Khazanah Nasional Bhd managing director Tan Sri Mohd Sheriff Mohd Kassim said today he was surprised when the prime minister claimed the state investment firm was set ...
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SUBANG JAYA, March 12 — The government must coldly evaluate the justifications for continuing with Malaysia Airlines Bhd (MAB) given its chronic losses, said former Khazanah Nasional managing direct...
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KUALA LUMPUR: It is time for all political parties, be it the opposition or the ruling government, to promote racial harmony instead of pushing for race-based politics for their own agenda.
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PETALING JAYA: Colleagues of the late Redzuan Kushairi remember him not only as a brilliant diplomat, eloquent speaker and distinguished gentleman but also a jolly and kind friend.
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KUALA LUMPUR: Datuk Red­zuan Kushairi (pic), a former Ma­lay­sian ambassador to Uzbek­is­tan and a member of the G25 group of influential Malays, has died at 69.
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KUALA LUMPUR, Feb 22 — Datuk Redzuan Kushairi, a former Malaysian ambassador to Uzbekistan and a member of the G25 group of influential Malays, died today.
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KUALA LUMPUR (Bernama): Datuk Redzuan Kushairi, a former Malaysian ambassador to Uzbekistan and a member of the G25 group of eminent Malays, died on Friday (Feb 22). He was 69.
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PETALING JAYA: Former ambassador and G25 member Redzuan Kushairi died today at the age of 69.
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FEBRUARY 21 — Most fair-minded and thinking Malaysians, and especially non-Malay Malaysians, will enthusiastically support the Group of 25, for their bold agenda for action by the Economic Action Co...
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G25 welcomes the formation of the Economic Action Council (EAC) chaired by the prime minister with its illustrious members, including independent professionals and economists who are well qualified to...
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LETTER | G25 welcomes the formation of the Economic Action Council (EAC) chaired by the prime minister, with an illustrious list of members, including independent professionals and economists who a...
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KUALA LUMPUR: The G25 group of former senior civil servants, in welcoming the establishment of the Economic Action Council (EAC), called on it to boldly tackle politically sensitive structural issues.
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PETALING JAYA: China has been reminded that it has a moral obligation in its role as a global economic and political leader in an impending “Asian Century”. The National Patriot Association (Patriot) and G25 group of eminent Malays said recent news reports over corruption allegations surrounding its senior officials on 1MDB has raised serious concerns on whether the execution of its Belt and Road Initiative (BRI) in Malaysia and other countries is a “noble win-win” global trade connectedness or something sinister.
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YOURSAY | ‘Explain this: Why were GLCs shifted from one ministry to another in this manner?’ Terence Gomez responds to Daim Zainuddin Quigonbond: I support Universiti Malaya professor of political...