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KUALA LUMPUR, Aug 18 — The threshold for investigations into and arrests for offensive social media comments on race, religion or the royalty must be high and reserved only for those inciting violen...
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The British Parliament is set for a September showdown between Prime Minister Boris Johnson’s “do or die” pro-Brexit government and those implacably opposed to leaving the European Union without...
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PETALING JAYA: The fear of losing their jobs is one of the main reasons holding back employees from coming out to report wrongdoings by their bosses or in their companies, Transparency International M...
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MUAR (Aug 10): Prime Minister Tun Dr Mahathir Mohamad is to chair a special meeting to discuss solutions to the traffic congestion on the Johor Causeway (pictured), Home Minister Tan Sri Muhyiddin Yas...
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MUAR (Aug 9): Home Minister Tan Sri Muhyiddin Yassin today questioned the motive of the claim by former Prime Minister Datuk Seri Najib Tun Razak that he was targeted by an unidentified sniper in Peka...
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MUAR (Aug 9): Prime Minister Tun Dr Mahathir Mohamad is to chair a special meeting to discuss solutions to the traffic congestion on the Johor Causeway, Home Minister Tan Sri Muhyiddin Yassin said tod...
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KUALA LUMPUR: Civil society groups are pleading to meet Prime Minister Tun Dr Mahathir Mohamad before the Cabinet decides to renew the operating licence for Australian rare earths producer Lynas Corp, which is due for renewal in September.
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PETALING JAYA: Even though great strides were made in the recently concluded July parliamentary session, the pace of institutional reforms is too slow and needs to be accelerated, says DAP adviser Lim...
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MP SPEAKS | The July meeting of Parliament which ended on Thursday made great strides in institutional reforms – starting with the motion requiring Members of Parliament to publicly declare their as...
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MELAKA: Serkam assemblyman Datuk Zaidi Attan says he holds no grudge against Melaka Agriculture, Agro-Based, Entrepreneur Development and Cooperatives Committee chairman Norhizam Hassan Baktee for calling him a "dwarf".
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KUCHING: The proposed flood mitigation project at Kampung Sebemban in Serian has been tendered out.
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KUALA LUMPUR, July 19 — DAP veteran Lim Kit Siang said that 14 months in, Malaysia Baharu is taking shape with 18-year-olds allowed to vote in the next general election and the establishment of the ...
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OPPOSITION MPs are accusing the Speaker of conflict of interest following his decision to disallow a motion on Lim Guan Eng after it was revealed on social media that the Speaker’s son is the Finance Minister’s press secretary.
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KUALA LUMPUR: Dewan Rakyat speaker Datuk Mohamad Ariff Md Yusof (pix) today acknowledged that his 31-year-old son worked for Finance Minister Lim Guan Eng.
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KUALA LUMPUR: The Independent Police Complaints and Misconduct Commission (IPCMC) Bill 2019 was tabled in the Dewan Rakyat for the first reading today.
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KUALA LUMPUR (July 17): The Malaysian Youth Council (MBM) has welcomed the passing of amendments to the Federal Constitution by Dewan Rakyat to lower the voting age to 18.
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KUALA LUMPUR (July 17): The addition of 13 State seats in Sabah will benefit the people, especially in obtaining more efficient and effective services from elected representatives, Prime Minister Dr M...
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KUALA LUMPUR: The addition of 13 state seats in Sabah will benefit the people, especially in obtaining more efficient and effective services from elected representatives, Prime Minister Dr Mahathir Mo...
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KUALA LUMPUR, July 17 — The Election Commission (EC) takes in more factors than simply population numbers or density when conducting its redelineation exercises, the Dewan Rakyat was told today.
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KUALA LUMPUR, July 17 — Sabah has obtained 13 more state seats with the passing of the Bill on redelineation recommendations for Parliamentary and state constituencies in Sabah in the Dewan Rakyat t...
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The addition of 13 state seats in Sabah will benefit the people, especially in obtaining more efficient and effective services from elected representatives, says Prime Minister Dr Mahathir Mohamad (ph...
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Prime Minister Tun Dr Mahathir Mohamad addressing the Dewan Rakyat.
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KOTA KINABALU: Bersih 2.0 has made available to the public online the 2017 Sabah delineation review report and offers to pay a RM1,000 penalty to the Parliamentary Speaker’s Office for breaking the ...
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KUALA LUMPUR (July 14): The Public Accounts Committee (PAC) has unanimously agreed to table the report on reclaim of credit for taxes paid under the Goods and Services Tax (GST) amounting to RM19.4 b...
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KUALA LUMPUR: The Public Accounts Committee (PAC) has unanimously agreed to table the report on reclaim of credit for taxes paid under the Goods and Services Tax (GST) amounting to RM19.4 billion tomo...
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KUALA LUMPUR, July 14 — The Public Accounts Committee (PAC) has unanimously agreed to table the report on reclaim of credit for taxes paid under the Goods and Services Tax (GST) amounting to RM19.4...
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Datuk Dr Noraini Ahmad KUALA LUMPUR: The Public Accounts Committee (PAC) has unanimously agreed to table the report on reclaim of credit for taxes paid under the Goods and Services Tax (GST) amountin...
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KUALA LUMPUR: The government is planning to table amendments to the Poisons Act 1952 to address the issue of ketum (kratom) abuse in the country, says Deputy Health Minister Dr Lee Boon Chye.
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KUALA LUMPUR: The National Security Council (Amendment) Bill needs to be discussed further, says Parliamentary caucus on reform and governance chairman Datuk Seri Anwar Ibrahim.
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KUALA LUMPUR: The Government is taking a detailed look at proposed amendments to the Syariah Courts (Criminal Jurisdiction) Act 1965 (also known as RUU355) and other relevant laws before deciding if these should be amended.
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KUALA LUMPUR: The Association for the Protection of the Natural Heritage of Malaysia (Peka) will hand over a memorandum to all 222 MPs to demand greater environment protection from the government.
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JULY 6 — On June 27,  2019, I represented my NGO at the engagement programme organised by the Electoral Reform Committee (ERC) The ERC was set up by the government under the Prime Minister’s of...
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KUALA LUMPUR: The Peaceful Assembly (Amendment) Bill 2019 which, among other things, seeks to do away with the offence related to street protests, was passed by the Dewan Rakyat yesterday.
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KUALA LUMPUR (July 4): The Peaceful Assembly (Amendment) Bill 2019 which, among others, seeks to do away with the offence related to street protests was passed by the Dewan Rakyat today.
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BERA: A special committee to coordinate the parties involved in the pollution issues in Pasir Gudang, Johor will be set up, says Housing and Local Government Minister, Zuraida Kamaruddin.
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BERA (July 4): A special committee to coordinate the parties involved in the pollution issues in Pasir Gudang, Johor will be set up, says Housing and Local Government Minister, Zuraida Kamaruddin.
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The third meeting of Rights and Gender Equality Select Committee of the Parliament of Malaysia has discussed a brief report of the committee's visit to Westminster, London to better understand the law...
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BERA, July 3 — A special committee to coordinate the parties involved in the pollution issues in Pasir Gudang, Johor will be set up, says Housing and Local Government Minister, Zuraida Kamaruddin.
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A special committee to coordinate the parties involved on the pollution issues in Pasir Gudang, Johor will be set up, says Housing and Local Government Minister Zuraida Kamaruddin (photo, above).
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Despite being booted out of the Dewan Rakyat on Wednesday for disobeying Deputy Speaker Nga Kor Ming, Pasir Salak MP Datuk Seri Tajuddin Abdul Rahman said he will attend Parliamentary sittings even if...
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KUALA LUMPUR: The proposed Prime Minister's Question Time, which was scrapped last month, might be introduced in the next Parliamentary sitting, says Deputy Speaker Nga Kor Ming.
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KUALA LUMPUR: Despite being booted out of the Dewan Rakyat for disobeying the Deputy Speaker, Pasir Salak MP Datuk Seri Tajuddin Abdul Rahman remained defiant, saying he will still attend Parliamentary sittings even if he was suspended forever.
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KUALA LUMPUR, July 1 — Youth and Sports Minister Syed Saddiq Abdul Rahman has tabled an amendment in Parliament to lower the age to define “youth” from a maximum of 40 previously to just 30.
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PETALING JAYA: Datuk Seri Ahmad Zahid Hamidi (pix) announced yesterday his return from garden leave to resume the mantle of Umno president in a most dramatic fashion, Lim Kit Siang said today.
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KUALA LANGAT, June 30 — The National Water Services Commission (SPAN) has been directed to investigate the recent pollution incident affecting the Sungai Semenyih Water Treatment Plant (LRA) near he...
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He knocks on the door lightly.
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PUTRAJAYA: Primary Industries deputy Minister Datuk Seri Shamsul Iskandar Mohd Akin said that Haziq Abdullah Abdul Aziz was appointed as his Senior Confidential Secretary (SUSK) after taking into cons...
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PETALING JAYA: Lawmakers have been reminded not to raise issues relating to allegations on sex video clips implicating a federal minister in the upcoming Parliament meeting.
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Datuk Seri Nancy Shukri KUCHING: Batang Sadong MP Datuk Seri Nancy Shukri has clarified that PKR Santubong branch youth chief Haziq Abdullah Abdul Aziz, who claimed to be one of the two individuals i...
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PETALING JAYA: The Haziq (pix) sex video scandal can destroy the Pakatan Harapan (PH) coalition and derail its New Malaysia agenda, Lim Kit Siang said today.
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KUALA LUMPUR, June 16 — Veteran DAP lawmaker Lim Kit Siang today urged fellow MPs to focus on issues that matter such as the Independent Police Complaints and Misconduct Commission (IPCMC) instead o...
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PETALING JAYA: DAP adviser Lim Kit Siang has expressed concern that the sex video scandal implicating Economic Affairs Minister Datuk Seri Mohamed Azmin Ali could destroy the New Malaysia agenda.
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PARIT BUNTAR: The Cabinet has approved forming a special committee to study all aspects of the proposal to set up a Special Marriages, Hadhanah (child custody) and Nafkah (maintenance) Court.
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PARIT  BUNTAR, June 15 — The Cabinet has approved forming a special committee to study all aspects of the proposal to set up a Special Marriages, Hadhanah (child custody) and Nafkah (maintenance) C...
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JOHOR BARU: Fourteen local companies are found to have met the criteria to export the Musang King durian in the form of whole fruits to China.
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JOHOR BAHRU (June 15): Fourteen local companies are found to have met the criteria to export the Musang King durian in the form of whole fruits to China.
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JOHOR BARU, June 15 ― Fourteen local companies are found to have met the criteria to export the Musang King durian in the form of whole fruits to China.
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MELAKA (June 15): Deputy Primary Industries Minister Datuk Seri Shamsul Iskandar Mohd Akin (pictured) yesterday gave his statement to Melaka police in connection with a viral sex video linked to his s...
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MELAKA (June 14): Deputy Primary Industries Minister Datuk Seri Shamsul Iskandar Mohd Akin today gave his statement to Melaka police in connection with a viral sex video linked to his senior private s...
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MELAKA (June 14): There is no need to pressure Economic Affairs Minister Datuk Seri Mohamed Azmin Ali to go on leave, said PKR president Datuk Seri Anwar Ibrahim.
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LONDON: Tesco Plc started the financial year on a downbeat note as the U.K.’s largest retailer said sales were held back by the political turmoil over the country’s plan to leave the European Union.
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PUTRAJAYA (June 11): The government has not come out with a decision on the targeted fuel subsidy mechanism that was proposed in the election manifesto, said Prime Minister Tun Dr Mahathir Mohamad.
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PUTRAJAYA (June 11): The government has not come out with a decision on the targeted fuel subsidy mechanism that was proposed in the election manifesto, said Prime Minister Tun Dr Mahathir Mohamad.
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JUNE 6 — It is said that the Prime Minister had not consulted the Cabinet on the appointment of Latheefa Koya as the Chief Commissioner of the Malaysian Anti-Corruption Commission (MACC) (see note 1...
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PUTRAJAYA: Prime Minister Tun Dr Mahathir Mohamad says he made the decision to appoint prominent lawyer Latheefa Koya as the Malaysian Anti-Corruption Commission (MACC) chief commissioner.
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PUTRAJAYA - Malaysian Prime Minister Mahathir Mohamad said Wednesday (June 5) that he made the decision to appoint former politician Latheefa Koya as the Malaysian Anti-Corruption Commission (MACC) ch...
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PETALING JAYA: The Parliamentary Select Committee can review Latheefa Koya's newly appointed position as the Malaysian Anti-Corruption Commission (MACC) chief commissioner, but it will have no legal affect on the appointment itself, says lawyer Syahredzan Johan.
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PUTRAJAYA: Tun Dr Mahathir Mohamad says he made the decision to appoint Latheefa Koya as the Malaysian Anti-Corruption Commission (MACC) chief commissioner.
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PETALING JAYA: Latheefa Beebi Koya's appointment as the new Malaysian Anti-Corruption Commission (MACC) chief commissioner has been met positively – but it also raises some questions that have to be answered.
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TOKYO (May 29): Prime Minister Tun Dr Mahathir Mohamad has arrived at Tokyo’s Haneda International Airport today for a three-day working visit to Japan.
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TOKYO, 29 — Prime Minister Tun Dr Mahathir Mohamad has arrived at Tokyo’s Haneda International Airport today for a three-day working visit to Japan. Dr Mahathir is also scheduled to attend the 2...
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TOKYO (Bernama): Prime Minister Tun Dr Mahathir Mohamad has arrived at Tokyo’s Haneda International Airport on Wednesday (May 29) for a three-day working visit to Japan.
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KUALA LUMPUR: The ringgit opened slightly lower against the US dollar on Tuesday morning weighed down by the decline in oil prices, a dealer said.
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KUALA LUMPUR, May 25 ― DAP’s Khoo Poay Tiong said today he will propose a Parliamentary special committee on elections to investigate the six former Election Commission (EC) members after a specia...
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KOTA BHARU (May 23): Reports on proposed amendments to clause 9.9 of the Umno Constitution are just speculation as nothing has been finalised yet, said Umno secretary-general Tan Sri Annuar Musa.
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KUALA LUMPUR, MAY 21 — DAP veteran Lim Kit Siang has no objection to other topics being raised during his tentative debate with former prime minister Datuk Seri Najib Razak, so long as the main subj...
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PETALING JAYA: The holy month of Ramadan was possibly one of the factors for the fewer electoral offences committed in Sandakan compared to earlier by-elections in the peninsula, says electoral watchdog Bersih 2.0.
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PETALING JAYA: Two mosques in Ayer Hitam – allowed to go ahead after they were shelved following the general election last year – will be completed in 2021, says Ayer Hitam MP Datuk Seri Dr Wee Ka Siong.
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KUALA LUMPUR (May 16): The Member of Parliament for Titiwangsa, Datuk Seri Rina Mohd Harun hopes that the name Kampung Baru will be retained although the government intends to redevelop the area as a ...
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KUALA LUMPUR, May 16 ― The Member of Parliament for Titiwangsa, Datuk Seri Rina Mohd Harun hopes that the name Kampung Baru would be retained although the government intends to redevelop the area as...
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KUALA LUMPUR (May 15): The Member of Parliament for Titiwangsa, Datuk Seri Rina Mohd Harun hopes that the name Kampung Baru will be retained although the Government intends to redevelop the area as a ...
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BUTTERWORTH (May 13): 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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BUTTERWORTH, May 12 — 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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KUALA LUMPUR, May 11 — DAP’s Sandakan by-election win is a clear “a knockout blow’’ to former prime minister Datuk Seri Najib Razak and a rejection of his “Malu apa bossku” campaign, Lim...
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SANDAKAN: All 19 polling centres for the Sandakan Parliamentary by-election were closed at 5pm after having been opened at 7.30am.
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SANDAKAN, May 11 — DAP looks set to win the Sandakan parliamentary by-election as its candidate Vivian Wong is currently leading by more than 8,000 votes against her main rival Datuk Linda Tsen from...
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SANDAKAN, May 11 — All 19 polling centres for the Sandakan Parliamentary by-election were closed at 5pm after having been opened at 7.30am.
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SANDAKAN (May 11): Twenty-seven percent voter turnout has been recorded for the Sandakan Parliamentary by-election from the moment the polling centres were opened at 7.30am until 11am today.
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SANDAKAN, May 10 — Parti Bersatu Sabah candidate Datuk Linda Tsen made her first public campaign speech last night, two nights before polling day, amid a show of unity among Opposition leaders.
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KUALA LUMPUR, May 9 — The morning of May 10 last year brought with it many different emotions; euphoria if you had rooted for Pakatan Harapan’s (PH) unprecedented victory or dejection over Barisan...
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SANDAKAN (May 8): The Sabah Cabinet held its weekly meeting here today, the first meeting it has convened outside the capital city of Kota Kinabalu following the establishment of the new Government in...
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SANDAKAN: Voters in the Sandakan Parliamentary constituency should not perceive lightly the results of the by-election in the constituency which can contribute to the future of the nation.
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SANDAKAN, May 7 — Voters in the Sandakan Parliamentary constituency should not perceive lightly the results of the by-election in the constituency which can contribute to the future of the nation.
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SANDAKAN (May 6): DAP deputy chairman Gobind Singh Deo is confident the people in Sandakan will give their support to ensure victory for DAP’s candidate, Vivian Wong Shir Yee in the Sandakan Parliam...
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Rather than issues, the Sandakan by-election campaign has so far been about the personalities of two candidates with similar starts to their political lives and different approaches to campaigning.  ...
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SANDAKAN (May 3): Sabah Chief Minister Datuk Seri Mohd Shafie Apdal is confident that DAP candidate Vivian Wong Shir Yee will comfortably win the Sandakan by-election on May 11 with a majority of more...
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GOMBAK: Lawmakers should save their political speeches for outside the Parliament, and focus their debates on issues that are beneficial for the people.
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SANDAKAN (April 30): The DAP candidate for the Sandakan by-election, Vivian Wong Shir Yee, has urged voters to pick an Assemblyman who can serve the people well rather just oppose the new Government.
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Facebook announced it would make its data available to academics studying the impact of social media on elections, part of an effort to prevent manipulation of social platforms.
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SAN FRANCISCO, April 30 — Facebook announced yesterday it would make its data available to academics studying the impact of social media on elections, part of an effort to prevent manipulation of so...