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The Public Accounts Committee’s (PAC) release of its long-awaited report on delayed GST refunds ha elicited cries of vindication from both Pakatan Harapan and BN, although for completely different r...
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KUALA LUMPUR: Dewan Rakyat Speaker Datuk Seri Mohamad Ariff Md Yusoff decided that Finance Minister Lim Guan Eng does not have to face Parliament's Rights and Privileges Committee, leading to a brief walkout by Opposition MPs.
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KUALA LUMPUR: Opposition MPs staged a walkout today in protest over the Dewan Rakyat speaker’s decision not to refer Lim Guan Eng to Parliament’s Rights and Privileges Committee in connection with...
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KOTA KINABALU: Reducing the voting to 18 years can make young people aware of their responsibilities and duties towards the country, said Sabah Youth and Sports Minister Phoong Jin Zhe.
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KOTA KINABALU: Although Parti Bersatu Sabah (PBS) and Parti Solidariti Tanah Airku (STAR) supported lowering the voting age in yesterday’s historic vote, they say several conditions must be met befo...
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KUALA LUMPUR: Now that the Constitution Amendment Bill to lower the voting age from 21 to 18 has been passed by the Dewan Rakyat with unanimous bipartisan support, the task ahead for the Election Comm...
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KUALA LUMPUR - Malaysia's Parliament yesterday backed lowering the voting age from 21 to 18, which would add millions of people to the electoral roll and was pushed by the country's reformist governm...
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Prime Minister Dr Mahathir Mohamad described today as “historic” because it was the first time a bill to amend the Federal Constitution had been passed in the Dewan Rakyat without any objection.Al...
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KUALA LUMPUR: History was created in the Dewan Rakyat yesterday as lawmakers from both sides of the divide unanimously supported a constitutional amendment bill that paves the way for 18-year-old Mala...
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KUALA LUMPUR: MCA is supporting the amendment to the Federal Constitution to lower the voting age to 18, hailing the bipartisan effort as a new chapter in the history of the Malaysian Parliament.
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Malaysia's MPs yesterday approved a legal amendment to lower the voting age to 18, from 21 previously.
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KUALA LUMPUR (July 16): Now that the Constitution Amendment Bill to lower the voting age from 21 to 18 has been passed by the Dewan Rakyat with unanimous bipartisan support, the task ahead  for the E...
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KUALA LUMPUR: Prime Minister Tun Dr Mahathir Mohamad described the amendment to the Federal Constitution as an historic moment for the country, reflecting total bipartisanship from leaders across the ...
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KUALA LUMPUR: History was made today when government and opposition MPs voted in unison to give 18–year–olds the right to decide the political direction of the nation.
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PETALING JAYA: Youth and Sports Minister Syed Saddiq Syed Abdul Rahman has praised the move to amend the Federal Constitution to lower the voting age to 18.
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PAS secretary-general Datuk Takiyuddin Hassan said that all 18 MPs from PAS will support the ‘Vote 18 Bill’ to lower the voting age from 21 to 18.Speaking at the Parliament lobby on Tuesday, the K...
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KUALA LUMPUR: Prime Minister Dr Mahathir Mohamad described today as “historic” because it was the first time a bill to amend the Federal Constitution had been passed in the Dewan Rakyat without an...
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KUALA LUMPUR (July 16): "This is a historic day in Malaysia," Prime Minister Tun Dr Mahathir Mohamad declared at a press conference, after the Dewan Rakyat unanimously passed a bill to lower the votin...
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Prime Minister Tun Dr Mahathir Mohamad when presenting the Constitution (Amendment) Bill 2019 in the Dewan Rakyat today.
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JULY 16 — The Institute for Democracy and Economic Affairs (IDEAS) applauds the unanimous passing of the constitutional amendment to lower the voting age from 21 to 18 years old in Parliament today.
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KUALA LUMPUR: The amendment of the Federal Constitution was a historic moment for the country, reflecting total bipartisanship from leaders across the political divide, says Prime Minister Tun Dr Mahathir Mohamad.
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KUALA LUMPUR (July 16): The Dewan Rakyat today passed the bill to amend the Federal Constitution to pave the way for 18-year-old Malaysians to vote and stand as candidates in elections.
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KUALA LUMPUR: Malaysia's parliament on Tuesday (Jul 16) approved a Bill to lower the voting age from 21 to 18.
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KUALA LUMPUR  - Malaysia’s MPs on Tuesday (July 16) approved legal amendments to lower the voting age to 18, from 21 previously .
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KUALA LUMPUR: The Dewan Rakyat today passed a historic bill to amend the constitution and allow 18-year-olds to vote and stand as candidates in elections.
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KUALA LUMPUR, July 16 — Putrajaya’s bid to amend the Federal Constitution to lower the voting age to 18 years old has met resounding success with unanimous backing from the Opposition bloc and gov...
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Flash: Constitution amendment to lower voting age to 18 passed, supported by all MPs
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KUALA LUMPUR: MCA is supporting the government's move to lower the voting age to 18, owing to the bi-partisan approach taken in the matter, says its president Datuk Seri Dr Wee Ka Siong.
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KUALA LUMPUR: Two MPs from Pakatan Harapan (PH) have urged the government to repeal the National Security Council (NSC) Act 2016 instead of amending it.
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Disappointed that it was not made public, Bersih today decided to break embargo and reveal the 2017 Sabah delineation review report ahead of its tabling in Parliament tomorrow.
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KUALA LUMPUR (July 15): No hike in electricity tariff for all categories of domestic users as well as commercial and industries for the period between July to December this year, said Energy, Science,...
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KUALA LUMPUR, July 16 — Malaysian federal lawmakers voted in the last general election are expected today to debate and hopefully vote on a historic bid to lower the country’s voting age from 21 t...
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KUALA LUMPUR: Tun Dr Mahathir Mohamad has commended the opposition and the rakyat for putting aside political affiliations to ensure peace and stability in the country since the transition of power th...
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KUALA LUMPUR: Two MPs from Pakatan Harapan (PH) have urged the government to repeal the National Security Council (NSC) Act 2016 instead of amending it, following Putrajaya’s move last week to withd...
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KUALA LUMPUR: The much awaited constitutional amendment to lower the age for voting and election candidacy to 18 was tabled in the Dewan Rakyat today, in what could mark the coming together of MPs fro...
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KUALA LUMPUR, July 16 — Malaysian youths are mature enough to pick and vote for the country's leaders, the prime minister said today urging lawmakers from both sides of the aisle to vote for a const...
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KUALA LUMPUR: The Dewan Rakyat today will be the focus of the nation as it will decide on the proposed amendments to the Federal Constitution to allow youths in the country to vote at the age of 18.
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KUALA LUMPUR (Bernama): The High Court here Friday (July 15) allowed an application by former prime minister Datuk Seri Najib Razak, who is on trial for misappropriation of RM42mil in SRC International Sdn Bhd's fund, to debate and vote on the constitutional amendment to reduce the voting age from 21 to 18 in Parliament on Tuesday (July 16).
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Chan (left) with other Pakatan Harapan MPs at a press conference in Parliament yesterday afternoon.
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KUALA LUMPUR (Bernama): The Dewan Rakyat will on Tuesday (July 16) decide on the proposed amendments to the Federal Constitution to allow youths in the country to vote at the age of 18.
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ALOR SETAR: Pakatan Harapan is open to the idea of PAS joining the coalition for the unification of Muslims in the country, said Parti Pribumi Bersatu Malaysia (Bersatu) deputy president Datuk Seri Mukh­riz Mahathir.
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KINI ROUNDUP | Here are key headlines you may have missed yesterday, in brief. 1.
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KUALA LUMPUR (July 15): No hike in electricity tariff for all categories of domestic users as well as commercial and industries for the period between July to December this year, said Energy, Science,...
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KUALA LUMPUR: The Dewan Rakyat today passed the Syarie Legal Profession (Federal Territories) Bill 2019, aimed at establishing the Syarie Legal Profession Qualifying Board, Syariah Lawyers’ Body and...
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ALOR STAR: Pakatan Harapan (PH) is open to the idea of PAS joining the coalition for the unification of Muslims in the country, said Parti Pribumi Bersatu Malaysia (Bersatu) deputy president Datuk Ser...
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KUALA LUMPUR: The High Court has allowed Najib Razak’s application to attend the Dewan Rakyat tomorrow to debate and vote on the constitutional amendment to reduce the voting age from 21 to 18.
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KUALA LUMPUR: MCA president Wee Ka Siong today said he had questioned Finance Minister Lim Guan Eng’s claim that RM19.4 billion had been “missing” from the GST Refund Account in Parliament but r...
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KUALA LUMPUR: Datuk Seri Anwar Ibrahim believes the controversial RM16 billion Penang South Reclamation (PSR) project should be allowed to proceed on the condition that affected residents are fairly c...
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Pakatan Harapan is open to the idea of PAS joining the coalition for the unification of Muslims in the country, said Parti Pribumi Bersatu Malaysia (Bersatu) deputy president Mukhriz Mahathir (above).
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KUALA LUMPUR, July 15 — The Dewan Rakyat today passed the Syarie Legal Profession (Federal Territories) Bill 2019, aimed at establishing the Syarie Legal Profession Qualifying Board, Syariah Lawyers...
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ALOR SETAR, July 15 — Pakatan Harapan (PH) is open to the idea of PAS joining the coalition for the unification of Muslims in the country, said Parti Pribumi Bersatu Malaysia (Bersatu) deputy presid...
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ALOR SETAR (Bernama): Pakatan Harapan is open to the idea of PAS joining the coalition for the unification of Muslims in the country, says Datuk Seri Mukhriz Mahathir.
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Datuk Seri Mukhriz Tun Dr Mahathir – Bernama file photo ALOR SETAR: Pakatan Harapan (PH) is open to the idea of PAS joining the coalition for the unification of Muslims in the country, said Parti P...
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PETALING JAYA: Police have arrested six individuals, including former Santubong PKR Youth chief Haziq Aziz.
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KUALA LUMPUR: Compelling all Members of Parliament (MPs) to declare their assets is a huge step forward in the government’s efforts to uphold the principles of integrity and transparency, analysts s...
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KUALA LUMPUR - Prime Minister Mahathir Mohamad's Parti Pribumi Bersatu Malaysia (PPBM) is set to make a swathe of changes to its constitution just two months shy of a deadline to hold its first-ever p...
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GEORGE TOWN: Penang Chief Minister Chow Kon Yeow (pix) is prepared to meet PKR president Datuk Seri Anwar Ibrahim to explain in greater details on the sea reclamation project in the waters of south Pe...
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KUALA LUMPUR: Two DAP MPs have urged the health ministry and other authorities to take stringent action against websites selling abortion pills, which they claimed had led to five deaths recently.
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GEORGE TOWN, July 14 — Penang Chief Minister Chow Kon Yeow is prepared to meet PKR president Datuk Seri Anwar Ibrahim to explain in greater detail the sea reclamation project in the waters of south ...
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The move of the government to make it mandatory for all members of parliament (MPs) to declare their assets is a wise measure to open up a new perspective in the country’s politics KUALA LUMPUR: Th...
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GEORGE TOWN: Chief Minister Chow Kon Yeow today said he is ready to meet PKR president Anwar Ibrahim to explain in greater detail the proposed Penang South Reclamation (PSR) project.
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KUALA LUMPUR: The move by the government to make it mandatory for all members of parliament (MPs) to declare their assets is a wise measure to open up a new perspective in the country’s politics Se...
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PETALING JAYA (July 13): They had been unloading rubbish at the spot for the past 20 years but that is still no excuse.
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JOHOR BARU, July 12 — Despite the Johor government’s decision to maintain the definition of the youth age cap at 40, the coalition’s youth wing today called for the state government to support P...
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JOHOR BAHRU (July 12): The operating permit of a factory carrying out metal and e-waste recycling activities in Industrial Area 2, near Segamat, was suspended immediately today after it was found to h...
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JOHOR BARU: The Johor Pakatan Harapan Youth wing has spoken out against the Johor government for its decision to maintain the age cap for youths at 40.
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KUALA LUMPUR: The High Court here today struck out the defamation suit filed by two DAP MPs against Pasir Salak MP Tajuddin Abdul Rahman over his claim that they were trying to turn Malaysia into a re...
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JOHOR BARU: The operating permit of a factory carrying out metal and e-waste recycling activities in the Industrial Area 2, near Segamat was suspended immediately yesterday after it was found to have ...
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PETALING JAYA: Those concerned about the environment are invited to participate in a peaceful march to Parliament next Thursday (July 18) to submit a memorandum to all 222 MPs to seek greater protection for Malaysia's rainforests.
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The operating permit of a factory carrying out metal and e-waste recycling activities in the Industrial Area 2, near Segamat, Johor was suspended immediately today after it was found to have caused ai...
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A FRESH Bill to amend the Federal Constitution to lower the voting age to 18 and allow for automatic registration of voters has been tabled in Parliament.
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KOTA KINABALU: All 25 Sabah MPs, including the six Opposition lawmakers, are expected to support the long-delayed Bill to increase the state assembly seats from 60 to 73.The Opposition MPs have indicated that they would support the Bill when it is tabled in Dewan Rakyat on Wednesday, which needs a simple majority to pass.
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THE Tourism, Arts and Culture Ministry wants the implementation of the departure levy to be delayed until after Visit Malaysia 2020, says Datuk Mohamaddin Ketapi.
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JOHOR BAHRU (July 11): The operating permit of a factory carrying out metal and e-waste recycling activities in Industrial Area 2, near Segamat, was suspended immediately today after it was found to h...
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KUALA LUMPUR: The destruction of fish breeding grounds and lack of safety are the main issues that worry fishermen once the Penang South Reclamation (PSR) project is launched, according to Penang Fish...
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KUALA LUMPUR, July 11 — Youth and Sports Minister Syed Saddiq Abdul Rahman has tabled again a constitutional amendment Bill to lower the voting age from 21 to 18 years while adding the demands made ...
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KUALA LUMPUR: The Bill to amend the Federal Constitution to lower the voting age from 21 to 18 was re-tabled with amendments at the Dewan Rakyat today.
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KUALA LUMPUR: The Bill to amend the Federal Constitution to lower the voting age from 21 to 18 was re-tabled with amendments at the Dewan Rakyat today.
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KOTA KINABALU: Sabah Chief Minister Datuk Seri Mohd Shafie Apdal will be at the Parliament next week to lobby MPs to support the Bill to increase the state’s seats from 60 to 73.
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KOTA KINABALU, July 11 — The Bill to add another 13 state constituencies in Sabah can be approved with only a simple parliamentary majority, Sabah Chief Minister Datuk Seri Shafie Apdal said to pred...
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KUALA LUMPUR: A crowd of about 200 people marched to Parliament today to protest against the Penang South Reclamation (PSR) project and sand mining in Perak.
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KUALA LUMPUR: MPs and journalists alike extended birthday wishes inside and outside the Dewan Rakyat to Prime Minister Tun Dr Mahathir Mohamad who turned 94 yesterday.
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KUALA LUMPUR (July 10): The Companies (Amendment) Bill 2019 aimed at clarifying several provisions in the Companies Act  2016 (Act 777) was passed by the Dewan Rakyat with amendments today.
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KUALA LUMPUR: The Companies (Amendment) Bill 2019 aimed at clarifying several provisions in the Companies Act 2016 (Act 777) was passed by the Dewan Rakyat with amendments today.
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KUALA LUMPUR: While royals are free to share their opinion on administrative and policy matters, they should leave decision-making to the state governments, Malaysian Home Affairs Minister Muhyiddin Y...
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KUALA LUMPUR: The invitation by Prime Minister Tun Dr Mahathir Mohamad calling for members in other Malay-based parties to cross-over to Parti Pribumi Bersatu Malaysia (Bersatu) is a futile one, says Umno stalwart Datuk Seri Nazri Aziz.
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KUALA LUMPUR, July 10 — Ex-prime minister Datuk Seri Najib Razak took a moment off his ongoing RM42 million SRC International corruption trial today to offer his birthday wishes to his former mentor...
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KUALA LUMPUR, July 10 — The usually sober atmosphere in Parliament lightened up briefly today as suited journalists broke out in song to celebrate the 94th birthday of Prime Minister Tun Dr Mahathir...
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KUALA LUMPUR: Former Barisan Nasional (BN) secretary-general Nazri Aziz says it is too late for Umno and PAS to join PPBM, following Dr Mahathir Mohamad’s recent call for Malay political parties to ...
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PARLIAMENT | Transport Minister Anthony Loke questioning why PAS did not quiz the previous BN government about local involvement in the East Coast Rail Link (ECRL) project led to an uproar today in th...
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KUALA LUMPUR, July 10 — Tun Dr Mahathir Mohamad is confident his government has the requisite two-thirds backing to pass its constitutional amendment Bill and lower the voting age from 21 to 18.
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KUALA LUMPUR: The national carrier Malaysia Airlines Berhad (MAB)’s performance is one of key issues to be debated by MPs in the Dewan Rakyat sitting today.
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PETALING JAYA: Bersih has voiced its support for the opposition’s call to lower the age requirement for election candidates to 18.
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KUALA LUMPUR (July 9): The parliamentary caucus on reform and governance will hold meetings with all the chairmen of Parliamentary Select Committees (PSCs) and the Public Accounts Committee (PAC) to d...
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KUALA LUMPUR: The government will not shoot-on-sight skippers and crew of foreign vessels caught fishing illegally in Malaysian waters.
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The government’s proposed RM6.2 billion takeover of four highway concessionaires will not see motorists be free of toll, but we’ll be paying less, according to Lim Guan Eng, reported by The Star.
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KUALA LUMPUR: An MP has blamed the high number of divorces in Selangor on the apparent ease with which a divorce process can be completed.
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KUALA LUMPUR: A PAS MP said the opposition will only back a constitutional amendment to lower the voting age to 18 if the government agrees to two other changes before tabling it for second reading on...
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KUALA LUMPUR: Prime Minister Tun Dr Mahathir Mohamad will brief Opposition lawmakers on the proposed amendment to reduce the voting age from 21 to 18, says PAS secretary-general Datuk Takiyuddin Hassan.
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KUALA LUMPUR: Issues pertaining to the well-being of farmers and fishermen are among matters to be debated in the Dewan Rakyat session today.