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KUALA LUMPUR, Mar 19 — Thirty MPs and assemblymen nationwide who were formerly from Umno will be taken to court for leaving the party after Election 2018, Tan Sri Annuar Musa said today.
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KUALA LUMPUR: Barisan Nasional and PAS MPs today staged a walkout from the Dewan Rakyat in solidarity with BN’s Tanjong Karang MP Noh Omar, who was slapped with a three-day suspension by deputy spea...
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KUALA LUMPUR: Tanjong Karang MP Noh Omar has been barred from the Dewan Rakyat for three days beginning today for insulting the institution of the speaker.
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KUALA LUMPUR, Mar 18 — About 20 Opposition MPs staged a walkout from the Dewan Rakyat this morning, saying they would not return as long as Deputy Speaker Nga Kor Ming chairs the proceedings in the ...
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KINI ROUNDUP | Here are key headlines you may have missed yesterday, in brief. 1.
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KUALA LUMPUR: The Dewan Rakyat today strongly condemned the terrorist attacks on two mosques in New Zealand last Friday and expressed condolences to the families of the 50 people killed in the massacr...
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KUALA LUMPUR, March 18 ― Several Malaysian MPs heaped praise upon New Zealand Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern and her people for their show of solidarity in the aftermath of last Friday’s deadly att...
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KUALA LUMPUR (March 18): The Dewan Rakyat today observed a minute of silence as a mark of respect for the victims of the mass shootings at two mosques in Christchurch, New Zealand, which resulted in 5...
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KUALA LUMPUR: Deputy Foreign Minister Marzuki Yahya today agreed with a call to ban Queensland senator Fraser Anning from entering Malaysia after blaming Muslims for the Christchurch massacre.
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Pekan MP Datuk Seri Najib Razak refused to allow Pakatan Harapan MPs from asking questions as he debated the King’s address in Parliament on Monday.The former premier was questioning the federal gov...
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KUALA LUMPUR: Annuar Musa (BN-Ketereh) today claimed the existence of historical documents in the government’s keep which state that communists had supported DAP during the 1969 race riots.
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PARLIAMENT | Anwar Ibrahim (Harapan-Port Dickson) has urged the government to make asset declarations by key public officials a legal obligation.
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KUALA LUMPUR, March 18 ― Datuk Seri Anwar Ibrahim today reminded the Malaysian Anti-Corruption Commission (MACC) to not solely focus on digging up dirt on the former administration, but also monitor...
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Umno has decided against suing lawmakers who defected from the party to join Pakatan Harapan after the 14th general election (GE14) as it is too costly to do so, according to sources.
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PUTRAJAYA: Members of Parlia­ment from both sides of the political divide are standing together to support the student-driven #Stand­Toge­ther National Kindness Week campaign.The MPs include Nurul Izzah Anwar, Khairy Jamaluddin, Syed Saddiq Syed Abdul Rahman, Tony Pua, Kasthuri Patto and Datuk Seri Hishammuddin Hussein.
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The Sabah government will consider dropping the term 'state' if the amendment to Article 1(2) of the Federal Constitution receives the support of elected representatives in Parliament.
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Bersih has questioned Prime Minister Dr Mahathir Mohamad’s commitment to institutional reforms after the latter remarked that newly-minted Bersatu member Ronald Kiandee would continue to chair the P...
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KUALA LUMPUR - Eight former Sabah Umno leaders have been officially accepted into Parti Pribumi Bersatu Malaysia (PPBM), one of the four member parties of the ruling Pakatan Harapan (PH) alliance.
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PUTRAJAYA: Datuk Seri Dr Ronald Kiandee (pix) was picked to be the Public Accounts Committee chairman when he was with the opposition and thus retaining him as its head following his defection to Paka...
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PETALING JAYA: Prime Minister Dr Mahathir Mohamad has been criticised for defending his decision to retain Beluran MP Ronald Kiandee as Public Accounts Committee (PAC) chairman.
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KUALA LUMPUR, March 16 ― Politicians from Pakatan Harapan (PH) and PAS who verbally attacked the lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender (LGBT) minority community in Malaysia are showing cowardice, p...
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PUTRAJAYA: Bersatu chairman Tun Dr Mahathir Mohamad today announced the entry of eight ex-Sabah Umno leaders to the party and also gave the assurance that they would support the Parti Warisan Sabah (W...
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Six Sabah elected reps who left Umno have officially joined Parti Pribumi Bersatu Malaysia.Four of them are MPs - Datuk Seri Dr Ronald Kiandee (Beluran), Datuk Abdul Rahim Bakri (Kudat), Datuk Azizah...
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PUTRAJAYA (March 15): Bersatu chairman Tun Dr Mahathir Mohamad today announced the entry of eight ex-Sabah UMNO leaders to the party and also gave the assurance that they would support the Parti Waris...
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PUTRAJAYA, Mar 15 — Former Sabah Umno members who join Parti Pribumi Bersatu Malaysia (PPBM) will continue to support the state government led by Parti Warisan Sabah, the party chairman Tun Dr Mahat...
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PUTRAJAYA, March 15 —  Bersatu chairman Tun Dr Mahathir Mohamad today announced the entry of eight ex-Sabah Umno leaders to the party and also gave the assurance that they would support the Parti W...
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PUTRAJAYA: Six Sabah elected reps who left Umno have officially joined Parti Pribumi Bersatu Malaysia.
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Four MPs, two senators and two state lawmakers - all of whom are former Sabah Umno members - have been officially accepted into Bersatu.The latest entries into Bersatu mean that the party now has 26 M...
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The appointment of Abdul Hamid Bador as acting deputy inspector-general of police should have gone through the Parliament's special select committee on major public appointments, PKR vice-president Ch...
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HONG KONG, March 15 — Asian markets rose today as Donald Trump struck an upbeat note on trade talks with China, while the pound held steady after British MPs voted to delay Brexit.
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KUALA LUMPUR: The management and mitigation efforts by various federal government agencies in pollution-hit Pasir Gudang resemble work in an emergency situation, the Dewan Rakyat was told today.
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KUALA LUMPUR (Mar 15): Defence Minister Mohamad Sabu said it is up to the Cabinet to decide whether or not to make public the findings of an investigation into controversial land deals involving the M...
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KUALA LUMPUR: The management and mitigation efforts by various federal government agencies in pollution-hit Pasir Gudang resemble work in an emergency situation, the Dewan Rakyat was told today.
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KUALA LUMPUR, March 14 — Bersih 2.0 and Global Bersih have called on the government to introduce laws that will allow regulations and auditing to be applied on political funding and its backers.
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KUALA LUMPUR: Three senior MPs and a senator from the DAP have sent a letter of demand to businessman Datuk Azwanuddin Hamzah, over several allegations he made against them on YouTube. They are seeki...
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KUALA LUMPUR (Mar 14): Defence Minister Mohamad Sabu said it is up to the Cabinet to decide whether or not to make public the findings of an investigation into controversial land deals involving the M...
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HONG KONG, March 14 — The pound retreated from nine-month highs in Asia today as investors are dogged by Brexit uncertainty, while equities were mixed as a healthy Wall Street lead was offset by mor...
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KUALA LUMPUR, March 14 — Prime Minister Tun Dr Mahathir Mohamad scheduled an impromptu visit to Johor today to personally inspect the Pasir Gudang district hit by contamination from illegally dumped...
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In a press conference at the Parliament lobby on Thursday, Bukit Gelugor MP and DAP national legal bureau chairman Ramkarpal Singh said that they have sent out a letter of demand to Jaringan Melayu Ma...
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KOTA KINABALU: Former Sabah Umno chief Hajiji Mohd Noor is among six former Umno leaders in the state who will officially join PPBM today, a month after the party announced its intention to start its ...
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KUALA LUMPUR, March 14 — Defence Minister Mohamad Sabu today reiterated the government’s commitment to cooperate with anyone on criminal investigations, especially on the Scorpene corruption case ...
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KUALA LUMPUR: Pasir Gudang MP Hassan Karim today urged the Pakatan Harapan (PH) government to declare an emergency in his constituency, following the toxic pollution that hit Sungai Kim Kim there.
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LONDON: The British parliament on Wednesday rejected leaving the European Union without a deal, further weakening Prime Minister Theresa May and paving the way for a vote that could delay Brexit until at least the end of June
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KUALA LUMPUR, March 13 — The call for opposition leaders to declare assets to the Malaysian Anti-Corruption Commission (MACC) is reasonable and important in the context of public perception.
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LONDON, March 13 — Britain today slashed its 2019 economic growth forecast, as finance minister Philip Hammond said lifting Brexit’s “cloud of uncertainty” was parliament’s “most urgent ta...
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LONDON, March 13 — Britain’s business community today urged politicians to avoid a “no deal” Brexit after another crushing parliamentary defeat for Prime Minister Theresa May over her EU-divor...
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KUALA LUMPUR: The Dewan Rakyat erupted into a war of words after several opposition MPs indicated they would "welcome a war" in response to Lim Guan Eng's remark that was published in a news portal.
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KUALA LUMPUR - Malaysia's police chief defended himself on Wednesday (March 13) for deporting five Egyptians on suspicion of being militants who supported the Muslim Brotherhood organisation, after se...
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KUALA LUMPUR: The Dewan Rakyat descended into chaos today with some MPs saying they were ready for “war” and others protesting this, resulting in the speaker having to step in to put off the flame...
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KUALA LUMPUR (March 13): The Dewan Rakyat was in an uproar today after PAS and Umno lawmakers said they "welcomed a war" in response to Finance Minister Lim Guan Eng's remark earlier this month that t...
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HONG KONG, March 13 — Asian markets retreated today after two days of gains but the pound enjoyed a slight uptick after the previous day’s sharp losses as British officials looked to ease concerns...
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KUALA LUMPUR: Dewan Rakyat Speaker Mohamad Ariff Md Yusof today stood his ground in barring MPs from raising uncorroborated reports in the lower house.
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KUALA LUMPUR, March 13 — The Dewan Rakyat turned chaotic today after two Opposition MPs made remarks that rivals interpreted as inciting racial conflict.
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KUALA LUMPUR, March 13 — Lim Lip Eng today accused Utusan Malaysia of being unprofessional and having a racial bias in its report highlighting only non-Malay MPs who did not conform to the dress cod...
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LONDON: MPs crushed Prime Minister Theresa May's European Union divorce deal on Tuesday, thrusting Britain deeper into crisis and forcing parliament to decide within days whether to back a no-deal Brexit or seek a last-minute delay.
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KUALA LUMPUR (March 12): The first day sitting of the Dewan Rakyat today has turned into chaos when Johor Bahru MP Akmal Nasrullah Mohd Nasir questioned corrupt practices among political party leaders...
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LONDON, March 12 — The pound tumbled today after the UK government's top legal advisor cast doubt on Prime Minister Theresa May's last-gasp changes to her Brexit deal, hours before a vital vote.
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KUALA LUMPUR: The first day sitting of the Dewan Rakyat today has turned into chaos when Johor Baru MP Akmal Nasrullah Mohd Nasir questioned corrupt practices among political party leaders.
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LONDON, March 12 — A rally in sterling after Prime Minister Theresa May won Brexit assurances from Brussels pressured the UK's blue-chip stocks, offsetting gains in domestic banks and housebuilders ...
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LONDON, March 12 — British finance minister Philip Hammond today updates the government's spending and tax plans that depend heavily on the nature of Brexit.
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KUALA LUMPUR: PAS MPs were up in arms in the Dewan Rakyat following a claim by a PH leader that some of the Islamist party leaders had millions of ringgit in their accounts and even owned luxury vehic...
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The Election Commission (EC) will propose to insert the principle of 'one man, one vote' into the Federal Constitution to avoid any possible gerrymandering in constituency redelineation exercises.
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Prime Minister Theresa May won legally binding Brexit assurances from the European Union on Monday in a last-ditch attempt to sway rebellious MPs who have threatened to vote down her divorce deal agai...
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YOURSAY | Why is it absolutely necessary for the country to be run by Muslims alone?
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LONDON/BRUSSELS: Prime Minister Theresa May clinched legally binding Brexit assurances from the European Union on Monday in a last ditch attempt to win over rebellious MPs who have threatened to vote down her divorce deal again.
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KUALA LUMPUR • Former prime minister Najib Razak and Umno president Ahmad Zahid Hamidi were both conspicuously absent from the opening of Malaysia's Parliament yesterday.
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Kepong MP Lim Lip Eng is up in arms after he was outed by Utusan Malaysia for not wearing the ceremonial outfit for the opening of the new Parliament session today.
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KUALA LUMPUR, March 11 — DAP MP Lim Lip Eng today accused Utusan Malaysia of being selective in reporting on MPs who were not dressed in ceremonial wear during the opening of the second session of t...
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KUALA LUMPUR (THE STAR/ASIA NEWS NETWORK) - Former prime minister Najib Razak and Umno president Ahmad Zahid Hamidi were both conspicuously absent from the opening of Malaysia's Parliament on Monday (...
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KOTA KINABALU: PPBM’s Sabah chapter will be launched on April 6 by its chairman Dr Mahathir Mohamad, says former Sabah Umno chairman Hajiji Noor.
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With the announcement of the marriage of PAS and Umno after secretly dating during the run-up to the general election last year as well as in several by-elections since, they are now “halal” as hu...
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KUCHING, March 10 — Sarawak Pakatan Harapan (PH) chairman Chong Chieng Jen today expressed his confidence that a Bill to restore Sarawak’s status to its pre-1976 original position as an equal part...
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KUALA LUMPUR: The proposal to restore the original status of Sabah and Sarawak as enshrined in the Malaysia Agreement 1963 (MA63) is expected to be the focus of the first meeting of the second session...
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No-confidence vote against Dr M is not on but with our new King to open the second session, many changes are set to take place in the composition of MPs and more drama is expected in the House.
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THE possibility – if you are an Umno/PAS politician or supporter – is mouthwatering.
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KUALA LUMPUR: Sabah and Sarawak’s quest for rights enshrined in the Malaysia Agreement 1963 (MA63) will be the the focus when Dewan Rakyat convenes again on Monday.
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KUALA LUMPUR, March 9 — The proposal to restore the original status of Sabah and Sarawak as enshrined in the Malaysia Agreement 1963 (MA63) is expected to be the focus of the first meeting of the se...
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Prime Minister Theresa May urged the European Union on Friday to make "just one more push" to break the Brexit deadlock but proposals from the bloc's chief negotiator fell short of anything that would...
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PETALING JAYA: As the first meeting of the Parliament is set to convene on Monday, MPs from both sides of the divide are gearing up for another showdown.
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Malaysia's former ruling coalition Barisan Nasional (BN) will remain intact, for now, after a meeting of key leaders yesterday ended without a consensus to disband it.
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KOTA KINABALU: Minister of Law in the Prime Minister’s Department Datuk Liew Vui Keong today said that the Cabinet has agreed to amend Article 1 (2) of the Federal Constitution to restore the status...
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KOTA KINABALU (March 8): Minister of Law in the Prime Minister’s Department Datuk Liew Vui Keong today said that the Cabinet has agreed to amend Article 1 (2) of the Federal Constitution to restore ...
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The cabinet has decided to amend Article 1(2) of the Federal Constitution with the purpose of restoring Sabah and Sarawak's status as equal partners with Malaya.
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KOTA KINABALU, March 8 — Minister of Law in the Prime Minister’s Department Datuk Liew Vui Keong today said that the Cabinet has agreed to amend Article 1 (2) of the Federal Constitution to restor...
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KOTA KINABALU (Bernama): Minister in the Prime Minister's Department Datuk Liew Vui Keong says the Cabinet has agreed to amend Article 1(2) of the Federal Constitution to restore the status of
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KOTA KINABALU: De facto law minister Liew Vui Keong will table a bill in Parliament next month to restore the wording of Article 1(2) of the Federal Constitution to what existed before 1976.
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KUALA LUMPUR, March 8 — Datuk Seri Nazri Aziz said today he now planned to work on getting Umno MPs to support Datuk Seri Anwar Ibrahim as the next prime minister, after he was removed as Barisan Na...
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KUCHING, March 8 — Parti Rakyat Sarawak (PRS) today urged Chief Minister Datuk Patinggi Abang Johari Openg to punish those who want to destabilise the state ruling Gabungan Parti Sarawak (GPS). Its ...
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PETALING JAYA: The entry of Dayak leaders to a party allied with the ruling Gabungan Parti Sarawak (GPS) could complicate matters for the coalition at the next polls, due in two years.
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MARCH 8 ― A Chinese friend once told me that he would only vote for a Chinese representative, no matter which party they came from.
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Both cross-border rail projects with Malaysia remain in limbo, according to updates from Acting Transport Minister Vivian Balakrishnan.
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KUALA LUMPUR (March 7): Port Dickson MP Datuk Seri Anwar Ibrahim has declared assets worth about RM10.7 million to the Malaysian Anti-Corruption Commission (MACC). According to a statement issued by h...
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Abdul Hadi Awang said PAS' formalisation of ties with Umno is to facilitate  Muslims returning to the seat of power in the country.
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PETALING JAYA (THE STAR/ASIA NEWS NETWORK) - A top member of Malaysia's ruling alliance Anwar Ibrahim on Thursday (March 7) declared personal assets worth more than RM10 million (S$3.3 million) to the...
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KUALA LUMPUR: Port Dickson MP Datuk Seri Anwar Ibrahim has declared assets worth about RM10.7 million to the Malaysian Anti-Corruption Commission (MACC). According to a statement issued by his person...
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PKR president Anwar Ibrahim has declared assets worth RM10.75 million to the MACC.
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Umno supreme council member Abdul Rahman Dahlan has cried foul over the continuous defection of Sabah assemblypersons to Warisan, which is part of the state's ruling coalition.
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KUCHING: Sri Aman MP Datuk Masir Kujat has quit Parti Rakyat Sarawak (PRS) to join Parti Sarawak Bersatu (PSB).
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TOKYO, March 7 — Toyota Europe's CEO has warned the firm could end production in Britain by 2023 if the country exits the European Union without a deal, the Nikkei business daily said today.
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PETALING JAYA: As British MPs grapple with a vote on Brexit, Malaysian businesses with links to Britain are following the developments with added fervour.