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PETALING JAYA: A new challenger has emerged after DAP veteran Lim Kit Siang backed down from taking up Najib Razak’s challenge to a debate.
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KUALA LUMPUR, May 23 — Lim Kit Siang and by extension the Pakatan Harapan (PH) administration have far more to lose and nothing to gain if the DAP lawmaker engages Datuk Seri Najib Razak in a public...
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Public debates on various issues at the national level are something to be encouraged.
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THOUGH Tan Sri Richard Malanjum retired as Chief Justice of the Federal Court on April 12, the tributes are still pouring in.
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PETALING JAYA: The Defence Ministry’s move to expose weaknesses in the land swap deals that have caused the government RM500mil in losses is aimed at plugging the loopholes in the planning and procurement processes to avoid future leakages.
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ADUN SPEAKS | Public debates on various issues at the national level are something to be encouraged.
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PETALING JAYA: Former defence minister Datuk Seri Hishammuddin Hussein says he will leave it to the Malaysian Anti-Corruption Com­mission (MACC) to investigate controversial land swap deals involving the Defence Ministry (Mindef).
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LETTER | We read with interest the comment piece by Mariam Mokhtar titled "Anwar's obsession with becoming PM." While we remain amused by the perception the writer tries to create, we should point out...
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PENANG: The Consumers’ Association of Penang (CAP) wants the government to expedite the tabling of the National Halal Council Bill in Parliament to resolve issues and confusion over the labelling of...
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A RECENT newspaper opinion piece defending Malaysia’s decision to withdraw from ratifying the International Criminal Court’s Rome Statute contains a number of factual and historical errors that ...
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JOHOR BAHRU: An Umno divisional leader has cautioned against moves to restore Ahmad Zahid Hamidi at Umno’s helm as party president, at a time when the party seemed to be just recovering.
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GEORGE TOWN: The proposed Southern Reclamation Scheme (SRS) will not just disrupt the hydrology of Penang’s seabed but also that of northern Perak, where there are 6,000 inshore fishermen.
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JOHOR BARU, May 20 — Attempts to bring back Datuk Seri Ahmad Zahid Hamidi to lead Umno as president are not good for the party, which seems to be just recovering, said Tebrau Umno division chief Dat...
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KUANTAN, May 20 — The Malaysia-China Kuantan Industrial Park (MCKIP) has the potential of producing Malaysian brands good enough for the international stage.
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PETALING JAYA: The government's delay in improving the condition of two federal routes in Ayer Hitam, Johor – despite promises before the last general election – is unacceptable, says Datuk Seri Dr Wee Ka Siong.
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MP SPEAKS | For the past several months before the Sandakan by-election on May 11, former prime minister Najib Abdul Razak’s highly-funded cybertroopers had been hammering hard on one theme – enou...
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PETALING JAYA: The Parliamentary Caucus on Governance and Institutional Reforms is to review the 2005 Royal Police Commission Report to study whether its 11 recommendations to improve the welfare of t...
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OTTAWA, May 19 — Ottawa plans to proceed “full steam ahead” on ratification of a free trade agreement with the US and Mexico, Canada’s foreign affairs minister said yesterday, after the neighb...
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KLUANG, May 18 — The idea to reintroduce the travel ban on loan defaulters and repayment methods by the National Higher Education Fund Corporation (PTPTN) will have to consider public and impact, sa...
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GEORGE TOWN: DAP’s P Ramasamy said the scope of the Independent Police Complaints and Misconduct Commission (IPCMC) ought to be widened to include the Prisons Department following unresolved cases o...
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KUALA LUMPUR, May 18 — Indonesia’s ride-hailing Go-Jek has expressed interest to operate in Malaysia.
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KUALA LUMPUR (May 18): Segambut lawmaker Hannah Yeoh (centre) has revealed that she did meet with Federal Territories Minister Khalid Samad over the controversial the Taman Rimba Kiara project “but ...
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IPOH: The Perak government is planning to upgrade the airstrip in Pangkor to accommodate bigger aircraft, allowing more tourists to fly to the island.
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KUALA LUMPUR, May 18 — Veteran lawmaker Lim Kit Siang said Malaysia is progressing steadily on the path towards institutional and political reform with a inspector-general of police and a chief just...
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PETALING JAYA: Pakatan Harapan leaders have dismissed Tengku Razaleigh Hamzah’s talk of possible snap polls, saying that the coalition still has majority support.
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GEORGE TOWN: The idea to reintroduce the travel ban on loan defaulters of the National Higher Education Fund Corporation (PTPTN) did not come from the corporation.
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Taiwan became the first place in Asia to legalise same-sex marriage on Friday, as thousands of demonstrators outside Parliament cheered and waved rainbow flags, despite deep divisions over marriage eq...
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Lim Kit Siang is wondering if Hishammuddin Hussein is prepared to expose all in relation to the land swap deals involving the Defence Ministry, which the latter had helmed from 2013 to 2018.
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Australia's longest-serving government politician, conservative Kevin Andrews (above), is campaigning on Chinese social media app WeChat to fight off a challenge from a Chinese-speaking rival in Satur...
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KUALA LUMPUR, May 17 ― Pakatan Harapan (PH) lawmakers said some laws will be amended in order to ensure all MPs declare their assets to the Malaysian Anti-Corruption Commission (MACC). Sabah United ...
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PUTRAJAYA, May 16 — Minister of Energy, Science, Technology, Environment and Climate Change Yeo Bee Yin today said that the ministry would need two years before a Climate Change Act is tabled in Par...
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PUTRAJAYA: Malaysia will use Britain's Climate Change Act 2008 as a model reference in the country's aim to institutionalise climate change action, said Yeo Bee Yin.
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The cabinet is expected to finalise details on the departure levy for air travellers, which will include a tiered structure.
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Umno's council of advisors chairperson Tengku Razaleigh Hamzah has urged the party to prepare for the possibility of a snap general election.
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KUALA LUMPUR, May 16 ― Chairman of the Umno Council of Advisors Tan Sri Tengku Razaleigh Hamzah called on party members to prepare themselves for an early 15th general election, even though the curr...
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KUALA LUMPUR, May 16 — Political observers applaud Tun Dr Mahathir Mohamad’s recent announcement for all federal lawmakers to declare their net worth, and that of their immediate family, without e...
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A political commentator suggests seven steps to take towards a fresh start for national integration.
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Malaysia's Defence Ministry (Mindef) lost RM500 million (S$164 million) in land swop deals carried out when the Barisan Nasional (BN) coalition was in power, as 16 plots totalling 1,183 ha - more than...
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BANGI: More than RM150mil will be allocated to develop the Youth Power programme, including sports and recreation facilities for the youth, says Prime Minister Tun Dr Mahathir Mohamad.
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PETALING JAYA (May 15): Over-development issues could be stopped if the Members of the Parliament (MPs) in Kuala Lumpur listen to the feedback of residents in their constituencies and speak up for the...
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REFERRING to the report “Dr Dzul: Thorough discussion, studies needed to separate prescribing and dispensing medicine” (TheStarOnline at bit.ly/3051MnG, May 7), we in the Medical Practitioners Coa...
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PUTRAJAYA - Malaysian lawmakers - including those in the opposition - may soon be legally required to declare all their assets, if measures proposed by a Cabinet select committee on Anti-Corruption ar...
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PUTRAJAYA (May 14): The National Housing Buyers’ Association representing 104 Kondo Sri Istana homebuyers has presented three appeals at the Federal Court today against the Controller of Housing (Co...
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PUTRAJAYA: All Malaysian Members of Parliament – including those in the opposition – will be required to declare their assets, as part of measures outlined in the National Anti-Corruption Plan.
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PUTRAJAYA (May 14): The National Housing Buyers’ Association representing 104 Kondo Sri Istana homebuyers has presented three appeals at the Federal Court today against the Controller of Housing (Co...
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The Federal Court today ruled that the Penang government has no power to set up the Voluntary Patrol Unit (PPS). Chief Judge of Malaya Zaharah Ibrahim said that PPS could not be constituted under the ...
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KINI ROUNDUP | Here are key headlines you may have missed yesterday, in brief. 1.
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PUTRAJAYA: The Independent Police Complaints and Misconduct Commission (IPCMC) can finally be set up before the end of this year as the police are satisfied with the explanation given by the National ...
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KUALA LUMPUR, May 13 — Umno Youth chief Datuk Asyraf Wajdi Dusuki today denied any involvement in the alleged scandals concerning the Malaysian Islamic Economic Development Foundation (Yapeim).
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KUALA LUMPUR: After a year of Pakatan Harapan (PH) rule, the media in Malaysia is going through some positive developments as the government has repealed or set aside several laws that were stifling p...
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PUTRAJAYA: The Independent Police Complaints and Misconduct Commission (IPCMC) can finally be set up before the end of the year as the police are satisfied that all concerns have been cleared, said Ho...
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PUTRAJAYA (Bernama): The Independent Police Complaints and Misconduct Commission (IPCMC) can finally be set up before the end of this year as the police are satisfied with the explanation given by the National Governance, Integrity and Anti-Corruption Centre (GIACC), says Tan Sri Muhyiddin Yassin.
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PETALING JAYA: Indians should no longer rely on their ethnic MPs and ministers to advance their political and economic interests in new Malaysia, a former Hindraf leader said.
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The bill to regulate food banks is aimed at ensuring more systematic implementation of related programmes and the continuous involvement of all strategic partners and stakeholders, according to Domest...
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KUALA LUMPUR: DAP’s landslide victory in Sandakan should serve as a lesson to the opposition not to hamper the government’s efforts to restore Sabah and Sarawak’s rights and not to propagate rac...
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KUALA LUMPUR, May 13 — Home Minister Tan Sri Muhyiddin Yassin has revealed that the Independent Police Complaints and Misconduct Commission (IPCMC) will be established by the year's end after its Bi...
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VIVIAN WONG’S rise from a little known aide to MP is, in some ways, a Malaysian tradition.
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KUALA LUMPUR, May 13 ― DAP secretary-general Lim Guan Eng said the Opposition's decision to oppose the prime minister's bid in Parliament to restore the status of Sabah and Sarawak to their 1963 pos...
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NOBODY talks about garbage until they smell the stink.
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SANDAKAN: It was an emotional day for Vivian Wong as she visited the grave of her father Datuk Stephen Wong, a day after she was elected the MP of Sandakan in a by-election that was called following his sudden demise.
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BUTTERWORTH: The victory of the DAP candidate in the Sandakan parliamentary by-election was a message from the people in the state who want their rights to be returned.
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The victory of the DAP candidate in the Sandakan parliamentary by-election was a message from the people in the state who want their rights to be returned.
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MAY 12 — Nobody talks about garbage until they smell the stink.
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PETALING JAYA: The G25 group of prominent Malays today said bodies such as the Independent Police Complaints and Misconduct Commission (IPCMC) have improved the image of the police in other countries.
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KUALA LUMPUR: An Indian rights group has called for the creation of seven Indian-majority parliamentary seats to ensure the community has a strong voice in Parliament.
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KOTA KINABALU: Former prime minister Datuk Seri Najib Razak has chided DAP advisor Lim Kit Siang for describing DAP's victory in Sandakan as a knockout blow to him.
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The African National Congress (ANC) easily won South Africa’s general election on Saturday, but its share of the vote fell, reflecting anger at corruption scandals and racial inequalities that remai...
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KINI ROUNDUP | Here are key headlines you may have missed yesterday, in brief.
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SANDAKAN: Pakatan Harapan reigned supreme as DAP’s Vivian Wong won by a landslide in the Sandakan parliamentary by-election, crushing Parti Bersatu Sabah’s Datuk Linda Tsen.
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PETALING JAYA: Former top cop Musa Hassan wants Putrajaya to make sure members of the police force are not victimised after the setting up of the Independent Police Complaints and Misconduct Commissio...
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KUALA LUMPUR: The government plans to set up an agency for children to look into child protection issues, says Deputy Women, Family and Community Development Minister Hannah Yeoh.
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KUALA LUMPUR (Bernama): The government plans to set up an agency for children to look into child protection issues, says Hannah Yeoh.
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The government plans to set up an agency for children to look into child protection issues, says Deputy Women, Family and Community Development Minister Hannah Yeoh.
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ADUN SPEAKS | Ex-Prime Minister Najib Abdul Razak has successfully re-branded himself with the slogan “Malu Apa Bossku”. He has even just been identified as such by a witness in his ongoing SRC tr...
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KUALA LUMPUR, May 11 ― The government plans to set up an agency for children to look into child protection issues, says Deputy Women, Family and Community Development Minister Hannah Yeoh.
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PUTRAJAYA • The Sedition Act will be either repealed or replaced with a new law, or its provisions placed under the Penal Code, Malaysia's government has announced.
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SANDAKAN (May 10): Sabah Chief Minister Datuk Seri Mohd Shafie Apdal made the last call on voters to give their support to the DAP candidate in the Sandakan by-election polling starting at 7.30am tomo...
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LETTER | Just because Pakatan Harapan is taking on the nation using the rule of law, it does not mean, or rather make sense, for some quarters from the opposition holding group protests (demonstration...
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SANDAKAN: Hours before polling, Parti Bersatu Sabah (PBS) president Maximus Ongkili reminded voters that DAP is “just talk, no action”, especially on matters concerning Sabah and Sarawak.
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PETALING JAYA (THE STAR/ASIA NEWS NETWORK) - The problems surrounding the 1MDB issue would have been less severe had it been tackled years earlier by then premier Najib Razak, says Malaysia MP Anwar I...
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SANDAKAN, May 10 — Sabah Chief Minister Datuk Seri Mohd Shafie Apdal made the last call on voters to give their support to the DAP candidate in the Sandakan by-election polling starting at 7.30am to...
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IPOH, May 10 — A list of candidates for the post of Children’s Commissioner has been presented to the prime minister, Deputy Women, Family and Children Development Minister Hannah Yeoh said.
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PETALING JAYA: If the 1Malaysia Development Berhad (1MDB) issue was tackled years ago, it would not be as severe as it is now, says Datuk Seri Anwar Ibrahim.
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SANDAKAN: The parking foyer in front of the DAP office in Bandar Letat Jaya here, the location for the final ceramah for the Sandakan by-election, was packed on Friday (May 10) night.
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PUTRAJAYA (THE STAR/ASIA NEWS NETWORK) - The Sedition Act will be either be repealed or replaced with a new law, or its provisions placed under the Penal Code, the government announced.
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SANDAKAN: With only one day of campaigning left for the Sandakan by-election, Sabah opposition parties put on a united front in a ceramah to support Parti Bersatu Sabah's (PBS) candidate Datuk Linda Tsen in a bid to pull off an upset against DAP in its two-term stronghold.
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PUTRAJAYA, May 10 — Nearly a year in office, Datuk Liew Vui Keong acknowledges that Pakatan Harapan’s pledged legislative reforms will take time to realise but pointed out the complexity of the ta...
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PETALING JAYA: The Pakatan Harapan government has been urged to steer the narrative towards the longer-term strategy to further strengthen the nation’s socio-economic development.
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KUALA LUMPUR, May 10 — To the uninitiated, the twists and turns of Malaysian politics over the past year may seem baffling.
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KUALA LUMPUR, May 9 — Datuk Seri Anwar Ibrahim has told a talk show he found it shocking that the parties involved in the 1Malaysia Development Berhad (1MDB) scandal continued with their “spending...
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KUALA LUMPUR: The Administration of Islamic Law (Federal Territories) (Amendment) 2018 bill was approved in Dewan Negara, today.
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SANDAKAN: DAP secretary-general Lim Guan Eng finds it amusing how Datuk Seri Najib Razak has no shame coming to Sandakan knowing he is linked with several scandals.
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PUTRAJAYA, May 9 — Make no mistake, Prime Minister Tun Dr Mahathir Mohamad’s keynote address commemorating his administration’s first year was no tame affair.
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KUCHING (May 9): The Sarawak Government will render full cooperation to the Parliamentary Select Committee on the amendments to the Federal Constitution in respect of the Malaysia Agreement 1963 (MA 6...
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PETALING JAYA: While many objectives have yet to be achieved, Pakatan Harapan (PH) has done a commendable job in its first year in government.
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KUALA LUMPUR: The investigation by the Governance, Procurement and Finance Investigating Committee (GPFIC) on the Ministry of Defence (MOD) will be continued with the focus shifted to the maintenance ...
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SANDAKAN: The DAP’s constant attack on Parti Bersatu Sabah (PBS) shows the latter has run out of ideas, says Datuk Seri Dr Maximus Ongkili.
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The Sarawak government will render full cooperation to the Parliamentary Special Committee on the amendments to the Federal Constitution in respect of the Malaysia Agreement 1963 (MA63). Chief Ministe...
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KUALA LUMPUR: One year into Pakatan Harapan’s rule, Dr Mahathir Mohamad said the focus will now shift to the economy and that he will hand over power to Anwar Ibrahim as planned.
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PETALING JAYA: Dewan Rakyat Deputy Speaker Nga Kor Ming  says he is duty-bound in his capacity as DAP secretary-general and Teluk Intan MP to speak up against injustice, corruption and extremism outs...