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PETALING JAYA: PAS today labelled Anwar Ibrahim an “actor” after the PKR president said he wanted to be known as a leader who upholds Islam when he takes office as the eighth prime minister.
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Sri Lanka said on Wednesday all those responsible for anti-Muslim rioting this week in apparent retaliation for Easter bombings by Islamist militants had been arrested.Minister of plantation industri...
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SIBU: The collaged picture of three suspected members of a Islamic State (IS) terror cell wanted by the authorities for planning a jihadist suicide attack during this month of Ramadan have been circul...
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KUALA LUMPUR, May 16 ― PAS has no problem in it federal lawmakers declaring their assets to the Malaysian Anti-Corruption Commission (MACC) even if the move is not compulsory.
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SIBU: The collaged picture of three suspected members of a terror cell “Islamic State” wanted by the authorities in the country for planning jihadist suicide attack during this month of Ramadan ha...
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BANGI, May 15 — Malaysians have a right to know about the alleged “dedak cartel” within PAS now that it has been exposed, said Datuk Seri Anwar Ibrahim.
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BANGI: PAS must come out and explain allegations of a "dedak cartel" (money politics) in the Islamist party, says PKR president Datuk Seri Anwar Ibrahim.
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KUALA LUMPUR, May 15 — Zaharudin Muhammad, whose claim of a “dedak cartel” within PAS triggered a gag order yesterday, has pledged to continue speaking out if the Islamist party sweeps the issue...
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KUALA LUMPUR • The son-in-law of Parti Islam SeMalaysia (PAS) president Abdul Hadi Awang has claimed that five party leaders received "bribes" and other financial benefits, including an Audi vehicle...
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KUALA LUMPUR - The son in law of PAS president Abdul Hadi Awang claimed that five party leaders had received "bribes" and other financial benefits from former rival Umno in the past, including an Audi...
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PETALING JAYA: PAS has issued a gag order barring its members from raising issues related to the party in the media, including social media, following the expose of a “dedak cartel” which allegedl...
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KUALA LUMPUR, May 14 ― PAS issued today a gag order on its members, forbidding them from speaking about internal matters with the media, or on social media.
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PETALING JAYA: PAS has imposed a gag order on its members to stop discussing or debating issues related to party matters across all media platform.
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KINI ROUNDUP | Here are key headlines you may have missed yesterday, in brief. 1.
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Sri Lanka on Monday temporarily blocked some social media networks and messaging apps, including Facebook and WhatsApp, after attacks on mosques and Muslim-owned businesses in the worst unrest since E...
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KUALA LUMPUR: PAS president Abdul Hadi Awang today denied giving his blessing to his son-in-law to expose the existence of a “dedak cartel” who had allegedly taken money from Umno.
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AMPANG, May 13 — PAS president Datuk Seri Abdul Hadi Awang today denied giving his blessings to his son-in-law and party member Zaharudin Muhammad in revealing the so-called dedak (bribery) cartel w...
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AMPANG, May 13 — PAS president Datuk Seri Abdul Hadi Awang today said that the Islamist party has recruited 20,011 new members into its fold since February.
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Sri Lanka is temporarily blocking some social media networks and messaging apps, including Facebook and WhatsApp, it said on Monday after attacks on mosques and Muslim-owned businesses in the worst un...
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KUALA LUMPUR, May 13 ― The youth wing of Kelantan Parti Amanah Negara has urged its state government to issue summons against cosmetics queen Nur Sajat Kamaruzzaman, simply for attending the Mood Re...
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KUALA LUMPUR, May 13 ― PAS president Datuk Seri Abdul Hadi Awang's son-in-law today explained that his public disclosure of an alleged “cartel dedak” or group within the Islamist party that purp...
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PETALING JAYA: Zaharudin Muhammad, the son-in-law of Abdul Hadi Awang, revealed that the PAS president had given him the go-ahead to expose the existence of a group called the “dedak cartel”.
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KUALA LUMPUR, May 13 — DAP’s landslide win in Sandakan is a clear indication that voters reject racial and religious politics championed by the two biggest Malay-Muslim opposition parties, Umno an...
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KUALA LUMPUR • MyHSR Corp will call a tender for the appointment of a commercial advisory consultant for the Kuala Lumpur-Singapore high-speed rail (HSR) project review exercise today.
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KUALA LUMPUR, May 9 — Parti Bumiputera Perkasa Malaysia (Putra), founded by Perkasa leader Datuk Ibrahim Ali, today welcomed non-Bumiputera Muslims to join the party.
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Prime Minister Dr Mahahir Mohamad has unfurled a stinging attack aimed at the current claims by parties such as Umno and PAS that they are required to defend Islam.
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THROUGHOUT its first year in power in Terengganu, PAS' strategy has been to work with its new friend Umno while maintaining a relationship with Pakatan Harapan in Putrajaya.
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PUTRAJAYA, May 8 — Pakatan Harapan (PH) still must tread lightly when it comes to ethnic and religious issues despite already being in power for a year, Tun Dr Mahathir Mohamad has admitted.
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The Prime Minister’s Office today dismissed as “baseless” a report by an India-based TV channel which claimed that the Malaysian government had rewarded controversial Muslim preacher Zakir Naik ...
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All suspected plotters and those directly linked to Sri Lanka's Easter Sunday bombings have either been arrested or are dead, the country's acting police chief said on Monday.
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Gaza militants fired more than 250 rockets into Israeli towns and villages through Saturday, while Israel hit back with tank shelling and air strikes that Palestinian officials said killed four people...
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KUALA LUMPUR: Over 1,000 people, including leaders from Umno and PAS, thronged the capital to “defend Islam’s sovereignty”, to protest several issues including the Rome Statute and the recent ar...
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His bearded face was half-covered by a shawl, but Hameedullah Khan's fear and ignorance was on full display as he delivered a chilling message for anyone who tries to vaccinate his children against po...
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Cable operators in Sri Lanka have allegedly blocked Peace TV, the television network founded by Islamic preacher Zakir Naik, just over a week after the Easter Sunday bombings which killed more than 2...
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Sri Lankan security officials have warned that Islamist militants behind Easter Sunday’s suicide bombings are planning attacks and could be dressed in uniform, as the archbishop of Colombo complaine...
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Amanah vice-president Husam Musa feels vindicated after former Umno president Najib Abdul Razak said he and PAS president Abdul Hadi Awang had "planted the seeds" of their parties' co-operation.
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Authorities in Sri Lanka on Monday banned women from wearing face veils under an emergency law put in place after deadly Easter Sunday attacks by Islamist militants.
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The father and two brothers of the suspected mastermind of Sri Lanka’s Easter Sunday bombings were killed when security forces stormed their safe house two days ago, police sources and a relative of...
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Churches across Sri Lanka suspended Sunday mass as security concerns remained high a week after suicide bombers killed over 250 in churches and hotels across the island nation.
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KOTA KINABALU: PAS will mobilise its election machinery in an effort to help PBS candidate Linda Tsen win the Sandakan parliamentary by-election.
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Sri Lanka's president on Saturday outlawed two Islamist groups suspected to be behind the suicide bombings on churches and hotels, while the wife and child of the suspected ringleader were wounded dur...
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The bodies of 15 people, including six children, were discovered at the site of a fierce overnight gun battle on the east coast of Sri Lanka, a military spokesman said on Saturday, six days after suic...
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COLOMBO, April 26 —Sri Lanka fears its lucrative tourism industry could see arrivals drop up to 30 per cent, with losses of US$1.5 billion this year, after deadly Easter attacks, the finance ministe...
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Sri Lankan housewife Fathima Fazla thought of her neighbours in the grand three-storey home across the street as the wealthy celebrities of her humble Colombo suburb.
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Details began to emerge in Sri Lanka on Wednesday of a band of nine, well-educated Islamist suicide bombers, including a woman, from well-to-do families who slaughtered 359 people in Easter Sunday bom...
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KUALA LUMPUR (THE STAR/ASIA NEWS NETWORK) - Malaysia has yet to ascertain if any of its citizens were involved in the recent attacks in Sri Lanka, said national police chief Mohamad Fuzi Harun on Wedn...
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JOHOR BARU: All district police chiefs in Johor have been directed to keep a watchful eye around all houses of worship in the state following the terrorist attacks in Sri Lanka on Easter Sunday last week.
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Sri Lankan intelligence officials were tipped off about an imminent attack by Islamist militants hours before a series of suicide bombings killed more than 300 people on Easter Sunday, three sources w...
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Sri Lanka's Easter Sunday bomb attacks were retaliation for a recent attack on mosques in New Zealand, a Sri Lankan official said on Tuesday, adding that two domestic militant Islamist groups were bel...
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Sri Lanka said on Monday it was invoking emergency powers in the aftermath of devastating bomb attacks on hotels and churches, blamed on militants with foreign links, which killed 290 people and wound...
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Advertisement Supported by By Hannah Beech, Dharisha Bastians and Kai Schultz JAKARTA, Indonesia — The deadly attacks in Sri Lanka on Sunday highlighted how easily religious coexistence can be rippe...
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Seven suicide bombers took part in the attacks on churches and luxury hotels in Sri Lanka that killed 290 people and wounded more than 500, an investigator said on Monday, while a government spokesman...
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KUALA LUMPUR, April 22 — The Christian Federation of Malaysia (CFM) today condemned the Easter Sunday terror attacks on churches and hotels in Sri Lanka.
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Even with Indonesia's current presidential election result still to be officially confirmed, attention is turning to the next race for the top job in 2024, with some rising political stars and well-co...
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Unidentified gunmen killed 14 people in southwestern Pakistan after pulling them from several passenger buses, sifting through their identity cards and kidnapping them, a Pakistani official said on Th...
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Palestinian President Mahmoud Abbas on Saturday swore in a new government headed by a loyalist from his dominant Fatah party, a move rejected by his Islamist rival Hamas as a blow to unity efforts.
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PETALING JAYA: PAS central committee member Nik Mohamad Abduh Nik Abdul Aziz (pix) has said he didn’t tell the truth about a voice recording allegedly proving that the Islamist party had accepted fu...
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KUALA LUMPUR, April 13 — Umno vice-president Datuk Seri Mohamed Khaled Nordin today said that Datuk Seri Mohamad Hassan’s victory in the Rantau by-election is a clear indication that the people ar...
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In an unprecedented move, PAS president Abdul Hadi Awang visited the MIC headquarters in Kuala Lumpur last month, where he was received with a flower garland by the BN component party's president SA V...
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KUALA LUMPUR: A Barisan Nasional (BN) MP today poked fun at the prospect of an anti-hopping law, saying he supports efforts by Prime Minister Dr Mahathir Mohamad “to lure more MPs and state assembly...
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MANILA - A Malaysian rescued by Philippine security forces last week from Muslim militants who had held him captive for four months died of his wounds on Tuesday (April 9).
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DOHA, April 8 — Qatar said today it has filed three lawsuits in London and New York against Saudi and UAE banks for allegedly plotting to undermine its currency and bonds.
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SEREMBAN: Umno’s Mohamad Hasan has questioned the likelihood of Dr Mahathir Mohamad handing over the reins to Anwar Ibrahim in two years’ time as promised, saying the PKR president will likely rem...
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At a Himpunan Ummah talk in Selangor on Sunday, Umno vice-president Ismail Sabri Yaakob described the Umno-PAS pact as a ‘jihad' to overthrow the Pakatan Harapan government.Meanwhile, as Umno and PA...
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MIC deputy president M Saravanan says the BN component party only recently realised that PAS is moderate after meetings leaders from the Islamist party.This comes after PAS president Abdul Hadi Awang...
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Turkey's Tayyip Erdogan suffered a severe setback on Sunday as his ruling AK Party lost control of the capital Ankara for the first time in a local election and he appeared to concede defeat in the co...
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Tens of thousands of Palestinians rallied at the Israel-Gaza border on Saturday, facing off against Israeli tanks and troops on the first anniversary of the ‘Great March of Return’ demonstrations.
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KOTA BHARU: Amanah has revoked Mohd Nor Yassin’s membership after the latter decided to stand as an independent candidate in the Rantau state by-election.
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PETALING JAYA: Mohd Nor Yassin, an independent candidate in the Rantau by-election, is not a PAS member; says the Islamist party’s secretary-general Takiyuddin Hassan.
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The death toll from Saturday's attack by unknown gunmen on villagers in central Mali has risen to 157, a government spokesman said on Tuesday, confirming it as one of the worst recent atrocities in a ...
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PAS secretary-general Datuk Takiyuddin Hassan said the party does not ban alcohol for non-Muslims, and will never do so should it manage to hold federal power.Takiyuddin said that at the Parliament lo...
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KUALA LUMPUR (March 26): PAS does not ban alcohol for non-Muslims, and will never do so should it manage to hold federal power, said its secretary-general Datuk Takiyuddin Hassan.
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KUALA LUMPUR, March 26 — Umno has successfully taught PAS and Datuk Seri Abdul Hadi Awang how to demonise DAP among the Malays, said Parti Amanah Negara (Amanah) Datuk Mahfuz Omar.
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Youth and Sports Minister Syed Saddiq Syed Abdul Rahman has nothing but words of praise for Prime Minister Dr Mahathir Mohamad.
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PETALING JAYA: PAS information chief Nasrudin Hassan says joining other parties is part and parcel of political mind games in the run up to an election.
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Umno will initiate legal action against Perak DAP chief Nga Kor Ming over his claim that Umno and PAS' rule would result in Malaysia becoming a Taliban state.
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PETALING JAYA: A ban on alcohol consumption and dancing was among the eight conditions set by PAS in its early cooperation with Umno in the 1970s, says PAS president Datuk Seri Abdul Hadi Awang (pic).
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PETALING JAYA: PAS president Abdul Hadi Awang yesterday recalled some of the conditions his party laid out during its partnership with the Barisan Nasional (BN) in 1973 that included a ban on alcohol ...
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KUALA LUMPUR, March 24 — PAS president Datuk Seri Hadi Awang recalled yesterday the conditions for his party’s 70s partnership with Barisan Nasional (BN) that included a ban on alcohol consumption...
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Somalia's al Shabaab stormed a government building on Saturday, detonating a suicide car bomb in the heart of the capital Mogadishu with at least 15 people, including an assistant minister, killed dur...
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The PAS-controlled Kelantan state government's refusal to reopen cinemas proves that the Islamist party is incapable of administrating the nation, said DAP state assemblyperson Chong Zhemin (photo,abo...
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New Zealand Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern said on Wednesday Foreign Minister Winston Peters will travel to Turkey to “confront” comments made by Turkish President Tayyip Erdogan on the killing of ...
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Two weeks after Umno likened the formalisation of its cooperation with PAS as their "wedding ceremony", the Islamist party's chief said such a union would be incestuous.In fact, the relationship betwe...
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Two weeks after Umno likened the formalisation of its cooperation with PAS as their "wedding ceremony", the Islamist party's chief said such a union would be incestuous.In fact, the relationship betwe...
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IPOH, March 19 — DAP’s Chong Zhemin today challenged PAS to send a memorandum to MCA for repeatedly using “Taliban” to describe its pact with Umno.
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KUALA LUMPUR, March 18 ― Datuk Seri Anwar Ibrahim today broke his silence on the rumoured link between him and current Keretapi Tanah Melayu Berhad (KTMB) chairman Datuk Rameli Musa, alleged to be a...
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Pakistan bestowed a national award on one of the victims of last week’s mosque attack in New Zealand who died along with his son while trying to confront the suspected white supremacist accused of t...
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SEREMBAN, March 17 — PKR president Datuk Seri Anwar Ibrahim told PAS today not to tell lies to cover up their mistakes.
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A DAP assemblyperson has claimed that the massacre at two mosques in Christchurch, New Zealand, should serve as a lesson for Malaysia on the need to curb extremism.
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The cooperation between PAS and Umno will not lead to ethnic conflict, assured the Islamist party's deputy president Tuan Ibrahim Tuan Man.He also denied a DAP lawmaker's claim that Malaysia would tur...
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The six Egyptians who were recently deported back home, have gone missing, and the Malaysian government should be held responsible for their disappearance, Lawyers for Liberty said today.
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MIC deputy president M Saravanan has defended PAS against allegations from a DAP lawmaker that the Islamist party has been against the appointment of non-Muslim ministers.Saravanan noted that the part...
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PAS grassroots are expected to cast protest votes instead of backing Umno acting chairperson Mohamad Hasan in the Rantau by-election, according to PKR Youth vice-chief Syed Badli Shah Syed Osman.
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IPOH, March 14 — The Perak chapters of Umno and PAS met officially for the first time yesterday.
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PETALING JAYA: Umno is upbeat about its chances for another by-election victory, as the party goes to the polls again backed by its newfound ally PAS.
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JOHOR BARU, March 14 — The Johor government should declare a state of emergency in Pasir Gudang in order to contain the area's chemical contamination, said the state chapter of PAS.
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KUALA LUMPUR • Malaysia's police chief defended himself yesterday for deporting five Egyptians on suspicion of being militants who supported the Muslim Brotherhood organisation, after senior lawmake...