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Psychologists acknowledge that lying can be addictive and destructive, capable of destroying communities and even whole countries.
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KUALA LUMPUR, Feb 18 — Defence Minister Mohamad Sabu reportedly threw his “kopiah”, or skullcap, in anger as he related the sacrifices of former PAS leaders while its current leadership were all...
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PETALING JAYA, Feb 18 — At a time when it needs support, Parti Pribumi Bersatu Malaysia (PPBM) has instead come under fire from its allies in the Pakatan Harapan (PH) government for accepting lawmak...
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ADUN SPEAKS | Nobody expected that PAS, which once boasted of providing an alternative political system based on the principles of Islam, would go down the drain under the weight of corruption, cover-...
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KUALA LUMPUR, Feb 18 — PAS said it is supporting Tun Dr Mahathir Mohamad to remain as prime minister until the next general election since the latter is seemingly “alone” in Pakatan Harapan (PH)...
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DAP lawmaker Lim Lip Eng said PAS has revived claims that his party received Jewish funding in an attempt to distract from its own controversy of taking funds from Umno.
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LETTER | I read with some interest the recent article written by Dr Rais Hussin on the upcoming Semenyih by-election.
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PETALING JAYA: PAS has again denied that a recent meeting between its president Abdul Hadi Awang and Dr Mahathir Mohamad was linked to the upcoming Semenyih by-election, after the prime minister said ...
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KUALA LUMPUR, Feb 17 — PAS today confirmed it has thrown its support behind the leadership of Prime Minister Tun Dr Mahathir Mohamad until the next general election.
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PAS secretary-general Takiyuddin Hassan today reiterated that his party will continue to work with Umno, but said that its commitment in the upcoming Semenyih by-election will not be the same as witn...
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PETALING JAYA: PAS did not make any promises and Prime Minister Tun Dr Mahathir Mohamad is unleashing psychological warfare, says Terengganu Mentri Besar Dr Ahmad Samsuri Mokhtar.
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KUALA LUMPUR, Feb 17 ― Misinformation fuelled by the “enemies of Islam” has influenced Muslims and resulted in a “dangerous” political shift in the country, Datuk Seri Abdul Hadi Awang has c...
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JANUARY 16 — I read with some interest the recent article written by Dr Rais Hussin on the upcoming Semenyih by-election.
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Increasing unhappiness among Malay voters over the ruling Pakatan Harapan's (PH) performance could play a crucial role in an upcoming by-election in the Malay-majority seat of Semenyih next month, whe...
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SEMENYIH, Feb 15 — Datuk Seri Azmin Ali touted his popularity as the previous Selangor mentri besar in a speech to launch Pakatan Harapan’s (PH) election machinery here tonight, hoping to boost mo...
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KUALA LUMPUR - Increasing unhappiness among Malay voters over the ruling Pakatan Harapan's performance could play a crucial role in an upcoming by-election in the Malay-majority seat of Semenyih next ...
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The Totalisator Board, an agency which oversees the horse racing industry and also receives gambling royalties, had sponsored three police trips overseas during the Najib-administration, said Finance ...
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KUALA LUMPUR, Feb 15 — Finance Minister Lim Guan Eng said today he was unaware of the sponsorship of 16 high-ranking police officers’ trip to Istanbul as it was handled and approved by the directo...
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Pakatan Harapan deputy president Muhyiddin Yassin urged the people, especially voters in Semenyih, to scrutinise PAS’ willingness to cooperate with Umno, which is faced with many problems.“PAS sho...
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Pakatan Harapan deputy president Muhyiddin Yassin today urged the people, especially voters in Semenyih, to scrutinise PAS’ willingness to cooperate with Umno, which is faced with many problems.
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Former premier Najib Abdul Razak has raised doubts over Finance Minister Lim Guan Eng's remark on betting firm Da Ma Cai's sponsorship of a police delegation's trip to Istanbul, Turkey (above) to lear...
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Finance Minister Lim Guan Eng has turned the table on Umno Youth chief Aysraf Wajdi Dusuki on betting firm Da Ma Cai sponsoring a police delegation to Istanbul to learn about combatting online gamblin...
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ISKANDAR PUTERI, JOHOR (THE STAR/ASIA NEWS NETWORK) - Malaysia has no plans to follow the footsteps of Thailand in enacting a lese majeste law to protect its Malay rulers.
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KOTA BARU: PAS Central Committee Member Nik Mohamad Abduh Nik Abdul Aziz said his denial of the audio recording claiming he had received funds from the Barisan Nasional (BN) before the 14th General El...
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KUALA LUMPUR (Feb 13): Former Chief Secretary to the Government Tun Ahmad Sarji Abdul Hamid has been appointed as the new chairman of the Institute of Islamic Understanding Malaysia (IKIM) effective F...
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KOTA BHARU (Feb 13): PAS Central Committee Member Nik Mohamad Abduh Nik Abdul Aziz said his denial of the audio recording claiming he had received funds from Barisan Nasional (BN) before the 14th Gene...
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KOTA BHARU: PAS Central Committee member Nik Mohamad Abduh Nik Abdul Aziz said he had dismissed the audio recording claiming he had received funds from Barisan Nasional before the 14th general electio...
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KUALA LUMPUR, Feb 13 — Umno Youth insisted today that a recent controversial police work trip to Istanbul, Turkey should fully use taxpayers’ money, despite criticisms of its alleged lavishness.
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Nik Abduh Nik Abdul Aziz revealed that he wanted to come clean on an audio recording of him admitting to PAS receiving funds from Umno, but the Islamist party's leaders felt otherwise since the last g...
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Tanah Merah MP Ikmal Hisham Abdul Aziz may have abandoned his former party Umno for Bersatu, but his son Ikmal Hazlan (photo) remains unconvinced of his reasons.
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PETALING JAYA, Feb 13 — Barring any last-minute entry from Independent candidates, the Semenyih state seat by-election in Selangor is expected to be a four-way fight and the focus will once again be...
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SEMENYIH, Feb 13 — Pakatan Harapan (PH) is not taking anything for granted with the upcoming by-election in Semenyih and will act as if they’re the opposition to beat the Umno and PAS pact come Ma...
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KOTA BHARU (Feb 12): PAS has confirmed that the audio recording of a person commenting on the issue of PAS receiving funds from UMNO was that of Bachok Member of Parliament Nik Mohamad Abduh Nik Abdul...
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KUALA LUMPUR, Feb 12 — PAS Youth chief Muhammad Khalil Abdul Hadi has called for investigations into foreign funds allegedly channelled to DAP.
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KOTA BARU: PAS has confirmed that the audio recording of a person commenting on the issue of PAS receiving funds from Umno was that of Bachok Member of Parliament Nik Mohamad Abduh Nik Abdul Aziz.
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GEORGE TOWN: DAP’s M Kulasegaran says he can no longer look into the custody case of kindergarten teacher M Indira Gandhi due to his position as a federal minister.
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KUALA LUMPUR, Feb 12 — The concept of a safe community needs to be established to engage the participation of all levels of society to play their part in addressing crimes, especially those involvin...
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PETALING JAYA: Lawyer and activist Siti Kasim will not be charged over her middle-finger gesture at a forum three years ago as the Attorney-General’s Chambers (AGC) has decided not to pursue the mat...
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Police arrested a man for uploading racist statements and insults on Facebook by using a false account yesterday.
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PETALING JAYA: Lawyer Siti Kasim said she would be charged on Tuesday over her “middle finger” gesture at a forum three years ago.
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GEORGE TOWN, Feb 10 — Police arrested a man for uploading racist statements and insults on Facebook by using a false account yesterday.
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GEORGE TOWN: Police arrested a man for uploading racist statements and insults on Facebook by using a false account yesterday.
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KUANTAN: Deputy Minister in the Prime Minister’s Department Fuziah Salleh acknowledges that there is a need to clearly define the term “terrorist” to prevent it from being misinterpreted especia...
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KUANTAN, Feb 10 — Deputy Minister in the Prime Minister’s Department Fuziah Salleh acknowledges that there is a need to clearly define the term “terrorist” to prevent it from being misinter...
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Parti Pribumi Bersatu Malaysia (Bersatu) president Tan Sri Muhyiddin Yassin said they are ready to explain to the people in Semenyih on several other issues such as the rights of Malay and Islam as we...
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SEMENYIH: The home ministry will meet Prime Minister Dr Mahathir Mohamad to decide on the replacements for the inspector-general of police (IGP) and his deputy, who are retiring soon.
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SEMENYIH, Feb 9 — Parti Pribumi Bersatu Malaysia will make Malay suspicion of Pakatan Harapan a core campaign issue in the Semenyih by-election in the face of the race politics expected from rivals,...
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BAGAN DATUK: The cooperation between Umno and PAS is not a political gimmick, but a sincere collaboration for the sake of Islam, the Malays and the country, said Bagan Datuk Member of Parliament Datuk...
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PETALING JAYA: Datuk Seri Dr Wee Ka Siong has brushed off DAP adviser Lim Kit Siang's challenge for him to state his stand on PAS.
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BAGAN DATUK (Feb 8): The cooperation between UMNO and PAS is not a political gimmick, but a sincere collaboration for the sake of Islam, the Malays and the country, said Bagan Datuk Member of Parliame...
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KUALA LUMPUR, Feb 8 ― Lim Kit Siang today sought to fend of accusations that the DAP is an “enemy of Islam”, by pointing out that the party had consistently back those who believed in a moderate...
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BAGAN DATUK (Bernama): The cooperation between Umno and PAS is not a “political gimmick” but a sincere collaboration for the sake of Islam, the Malays and the country, says Datuk Seri Dr Ahmad Zahid Hamidi.
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BAGAN DATUK, Feb 8 ― The cooperation between Umno and PAS is not a political gimmick, but a sincere collaboration for the sake of Islam, the Malays and the country, said Bagan Datuk Member of Parlia...
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THE Indonesian presidential election is scheduled for April this year.
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It is not DAP but rather PAS president Abdul Hadi Awang's "religious extremism" that constitutes the "greatest threat" to the country, DAP veteran Lim Kit Siang said.
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Thirteen years ago I attended a week-long series of courses in Singapore on inter-faith relations organised by MUIS (Majlis Ugama Islam Singapura).
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PUTRAJAYA, Feb 7 ― Datuk Salahuddin Ayub wants to make one thing very clear about the position of Malays and Islam under Pakatan Harapan (PH) ― there will be no erosion under the new government.
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MCA president Wee Ka Siong's comparison of BN's recent camaraderie with PAS to DAP once working with the Islamist party has made Lim Kit Siang see red.
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KUALA LUMPUR, Feb 6 — Datuk Seri Abdul Hadi Awang today sought to explain why PAS ended its alliance with DAP some years back, and in doing so accused the latter party of being an “enemy of Islam....
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MALACCA: The Malacca Islamic Religious Council (Maim) said today it regards the allegation by the opposition pertaining to the issue of mosque management in the state as defamatory with malicious inte...
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MELAKA, Feb 5 — The Melaka Islamic Religious Council (MAIM) said today it regards the allegation by the opposition pertaining to the issue of mosque management in the state as defamatory with malici...
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PAS president Abdul Hadi Awang in his Chinese New Year greeting today revealed how his bond with the community went back to the time he grew up with his grandfather's adopted Chinese children.
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The Malacca Islamic Religious Council (MAIM) said today it regards the allegation by the opposition pertaining to the issue of mosque management in the state as defamatory with malicious intent to cas...
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KUALA LUMPUR, Feb 5 — Datuk Seri Abdul Hadi Awang touted today several of his ethnic Chinese relatives, as he explained his ties to the community in a Chinese New Year address video.
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PETALING JAYA: The education ministry has refuted news reports that a “Hindu” pupil is being forced to take Islamic Studies, pointing out that the nine-year-old has been attending moral classes si...
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Terengganu Amanah chairperson Raja Bahrin Shah (above) has urged the PAS leadership to thoroughly explain the out-of-court settlement for the defamation suit against Sarawak Report editor Clare Rewcas...
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KUALA LUMPUR, Feb 5— Parti Pribumi Bersatu Malaysia (PPBM) has rejected the entry of Tanah Merah MP Datuk Seri Ikmal Hisham Abdul Aziz into the party, according to Sinar Harian.
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Federal Territories Mufti Zulkifli Mohamad today handed out cakes to his Chinese neighbours in conjunction with Chinese New Year tomorrow.
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KUALA LUMPUR, Feb 4 — A Hindu father has filed a complaint with the Education Department that his "Hindu" daughter is being forced to take Islamic Studies in school even though the child's mother is...
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KUALA LUMPUR, Feb 4 — With Pakatan Harapan (PH) still reeling from its loss to Barisan Nasional (BN) in the Cameron Highlands by-election, eyes are turning to the March 2 Semenyih poll and what a vi...
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KUALA TERENGGANU: A “love scam” syndicate in Terengganu is using Islam to prey on victims, state police chief Aidi Ismail revealed.
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KUALA TERENGGANU (Bernama): Police here have detected a "love scam" syndicate in the state misusing Islam to fleece their victims.
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KUALA TERENGGANU, Feb 3 — The ‘love scam’ syndicate in Terengganu has been detected of using Islam to fleece their victims, said state police chief Datuk Aidi Ismail.
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KUALA TERENGGANU: The ‘love scam’ syndicate in Terengganu has been investigated of using Islam to fleece their victims, said state police chief Datuk Aidi Ismail.
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Umno Youth chief Asyraf Wajdi Dusuki said Prime Minister Dr Mahathir Mohamad's era of sowing hatred against PAS when he led the party has ended.
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Umno Youth chief Asyraf Wajdi Dusuki's criticism of a DAP representative being appointed as an Islamic Dakwah Foundation (Yadim) trustee borders on racism, says Mohd Arshad Raji, the president of arm...
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KUALA LUMPUR: The religious argument used by non-medical professional groups, as well as vendors of alternative products, on the harm of vaccines is the primary reason why parents reject vaccine for t...
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Malacca Chief Minister Adly Zahari has dismissed claims that Amanah is a tool of DAP, citing the cooperation between PAS and DAP to drive home his point.
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ADUN SPEAKS | There is wishful thinking on the part of both Umno and PAS that they can repeat the Cameron Highlands victory in the coming by-election in Semenyih early next month.
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A survey conducted nationwide during the ending months of last year has found that nearly 60 percent of the Malays surveyed were not happy with the performance of the Pakatan Harapan government.The su...
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Recently in Malaysia, some Muslims voiced anger against lights displayed on a building in Penang that appeared to them to look like a cross.
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COMMENT | With 68 percent of the Malay constituencies in Semenyih, the by-election on March 2 will be spun by Umno and PAS as the key to their strategic return to power by 2023 or earlier; as and when...
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A survey conducted nationwide during the ending months of last year has found that nearly 60 percent of the Malays surveyed are not happy with the performance of the Pakatan Harapan government.
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NEXT Friday will be the 116th anniversary of the birth of this nation’s founding father, Tunku Abdul Rahman Putra Al-Haj. Tunku was the driving force behind our unique constitutional arrangements a...
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DAP assemblyperson Sheikh Omar Ali said his appointment as an Islamic Dakwah Foundation (Yadim) board of trustee member can be viewed in a positive or negative manner according to respective agendas.H...
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More Malays now see PAS as being a bigger defender of Malays and Muslims than Umno, according to a survey conducted by research firm Ilham Centre.
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Malay rights pressure group Perkasa has accused Sheikh Omar Ali of being a "liberal" as he is a member of DAP, and hence not suitable to sit on the board of trustees of Yayasan Dakwah Islamiah Malays...
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Pakistan’s Supreme Court on Tuesday upheld the acquittal of a Christian woman who spent years on death row after being convicted of blasphemy, dismissing a petition filed by Islamists who have calle...
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This is not unexpected. Politicians from both sides of the divide and pundits are out in full force, trying to explain the outcome of the Cameron Highlands by-election.
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Last Friday, while on a lunch date with my wife, she reminded me to hurry for Friday prayers.
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Tourism, Arts and Culture Minister Mohamaddin Ketapi's statement that recommendations of the National Cultural Policy of 1971 will be used in drafting of the new policy has raised some concerns.
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KOTA BARU: Pakatan Harapan (PH) needs to have a new and more effective mechanism in the opposition-controlled states in order to gain the trust and support of the people, says Kelantan PH chairman, Se...
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KOTA BHARU (Jan 28): Pakatan Harapan (PH) needs to have a new and more effective mechanism in the Opposition-controlled States in order to gain the trust and support of the people, said Kelantan PH ch...
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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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Malaysia has been stripped of hosting a Paralympic swimming event in Sarawak due to our insistence on banning Israel over their actions on Palestine.
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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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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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LETTER |  And so, Malaysia has been stripped of hosting a Paralympic Swimming event in Sarawak due to our insistence on banning Israel over their actions on Palestine.
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Her legal battles may be over, but M Indira Gandhi's struggle continues a year after winning her landmark case against her estranged ex-husband Muhammad Riduan Abdullah for custody of her three childr...
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KUALA LUMPUR: M Indira Gandhi’s troubles are far from over although a year has passed since she won her famous court battle against Muhammad Riduan Abdullah for custody of their three children.