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KUALA LUMPUR: Outgoing Malaysian Bar president George Varughese has called for slightly longer tenures for the posts of chief justice, Court of Appeal president, chief judge of Malaya and chief judge ...
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PETALING JAYA: Backlog of cases is the nightmare of every Chief Justice of the country as indiscriminate postponement of cases is found to be one of the causes of the longstanding problem.
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KUALA LUMPUR, March 14 — Malaysia’s three legal associations should join the Judicial Appointments Commission (JAC) to help select superior court judges, the Malaysian Bar said today.
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KUALA LUMPUR: Chief Justice Tan Sri Richard Malanjum today filed an application to remove parts of the supporting affidavit filed by Court of Appeal Judge Datuk Dr Hamid Sultan Abu Backer in the lawsu...
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KUALA LUMPUR, March 13 — Chief Justice Tan Sri Richard Malanjum today filed an application to remove parts of the supporting affidavit filed Court of Appeal Judge Datuk Dr Hamid Sultan Abu Backer in...
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KUALA LUMPUR: Chief Justice Richard Malanjum has applied to expunge parts of an affidavit affirmed by Court of Appeal judge Justice Hamid Sultan Abu Backer which was filed in support of a lawsuit filed by Sangeet Kaur Deo against Malanjum.
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KUALA LUMPUR: With the implementation of e-Review and video conferencing services, the lawyers and stake holders will now be able to manage their cases easier, faster and more efficient, says Minister...
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KUALA LUMPUR (March 12): De facto law minister Datuk Liew Vui Keong said he does not see the rush to name the replacement for Chief Justice Tan Sri Richard Malanjum, who is scheduled to retire exactly...
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KUALA LUMPUR, March 12 — Lawyers will now be able to save on costs and time with the new option of video-conferencing for court cases in Kuala Lumpur, Penang and Shah Alam.
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KUALA LUMPUR (March 7): As Chief Justice Tan Sri Richard Malanjum is expected to retire next month on April 12, the Government's search for his successor to hold the top judicial post has begun.
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PUTRAJAYA: The Malaysian judiciary will for the first time see a nine-member apex court bench deliver its judgment in a criminal appeal on March 13.
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The Special Election Court here today dismissed a preliminary objection by Jasin MP Ahmad Hamzah to strike out an election petition filed by Pakatan Harapan candidate for the Jasin parliamentary seat ...
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PETALING JAYA: The Judicial Appointments Commission (JAC) must conduct proper background checks before recommending judges for the Federal Court, say legal experts.
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MELAKA, March 6 — The Special Election Court here today dismissed a preliminary objection by Jasin MP Datuk Seri Ahmad Hamzah to strike out an election petition filed by Pakatan Harapan (PH) candida...
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PUTRAJAYA: A 1983 amendment to the Dangerous Drugs Act (DDA) making it mandatory for the court to impose the death penalty on traffickers is unconstitutional, the Federal Court heard today.
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KUALA LUMPUR, March 2 — Nothing in the Federal Constitution prohibits a non-Malay or a non-Muslim from holding any official positions in the executive, Parliament, or the judiciary, the Malaysian Ba...
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PUTRAJAYA: Police officers from Bukit Aman today recorded a statement from Court of Appeal Judge Datuk Dr Hamid Sultan Abu Backer over his 63-page affidavit, which contained allegations of judicial in...
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PUTRAJAYA (Feb 27): Police officers from Bukit Aman today recorded a statement from Court of Appeal Judge Datuk Dr Hamid Sultan Abu Backer over his 63-page affidavit containing allegations of judicial...
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PUTRAJAYA, Feb 27 — Police officers from Bukit Aman today recorded a statement from Court of Appeal Judge Datuk Hamid Sultan Abu Backer over his 63-page affidavit containing allegations of judicial ...
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PORT DICKSON (Feb 25): A little adjustment will be done to the Port Dickson Development Plan as there are several big projects to be implemented in the constituency, according to its MP, Datuk Seri...
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KUALA LUMPUR: Lawyer Sangeet Kaur Deo, who filed an action against the chief justice alleging misconduct in the judiciary, is considering withdrawing her suit now that the government has decided to se...
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PETALING JAYA: Former Malaysian Bar presidents have called for the royal commission of inquiry (RCI) into alleged judicial misconduct to be confined to the claims made by Court of Appeal judge Hamid S...
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PORT DICKSON: A little adjustment will be done to the Port Dickson Development Plan, as there are several big projects to be implemented in the constituency, according to its MP, Datuk Seri Anwar Ibra...
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PORT DICKSON, Feb 24 — A little adjustment will be done to the Port Dickson Development Plan as there are several big projects to be implemented in the constituency, according to its MP, Datuk Seri...
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KUALA LUMPUR: Dr Mahathir Mohamad says he will adopt a wait-and-see approach to talk of PAS’ support for him, amid speculation of a no-confidence vote against the prime minister.
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KUALA LUMPUR, Feb 21 — Parliament’s Reforms and Governance Caucus is still deciding if a Royal Commission of Inquiry (RCI) is needed to investigate a senior judge’s allegations of abuse and inte...
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PETALING JAYA: The Cabinet has agreed to set up a royal commission of inquiry (RCI) on the state of the Malaysian judiciary, sources told FMT.
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The Human Rights Commission (Suhakam) has proposed the creation of a judicial ombudsman in the wake of shocking allegations of misconduct in the judiciary.
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An affidavit filed by Court of Appeal judge Hamid Sultan Abu Backer about misconduct in the judiciary is troubling and causing waves in the nation.
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YOURSAY | ‘We cannot let wrongdoers off the hook simply because they have retired or resigned.’ No action against top judge as he's retired - CJ's office Vijay47: Richard Malanjum, among the reaso...
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PETALING JAYA: Lawyers are divided over whether a Royal Commission of Inquiry (RCI) into a sensational affidavit authored by a judge who claims misconduct in the judiciary will achieve the desired res...
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SEMENYIH: Pakatan Harapan (PH) will convene a meeting soon to discuss the suitable candidate to be fielded in the next state by-election in Rantau, Negri Sembilan.
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SEMENYIH (Feb 19): Pakatan Harapan (PH) will convene a meeting soon to discuss the suitable candidate to be fielded in the next state by-election in Rantau, Negeri Sembilan.
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SEMENYIH, Feb 19 ― Pakatan Harapan (PH) will convene a meeting soon to discuss the suitable candidate to be fielded in the next state by-election in Rantau, Negri Sembilan.
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PETALING JAYA: The Sabah Law Society has urged the Malaysian Anti-Corruption Commission (MACC) and police to expedite investigations into an affidavit by a Court of Appeal judge claiming misconduct am...
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PORT DICKSON (Feb 18): The Negeri Sembilan State Legislative Assembly is expected to notify the Election Commission (EC) next Monday on the vacant Rantau State seat, said deputy speaker M. Ravi.
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PUTRAJAYA: The Federal Court today returned the election petition filed by Pakatan Harapan candidate, Datuk Seri Khairuddin Abu Hassan who contested the Jasin parliamentary seat in the 14th General El...
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PUTRAJAYA: Malaysia’s Federal Court on Monday (Feb 18) upheld a ruling to nullify the victory of United Malays National Organisation (UMNO) acting president Mohamad Hasan during the last general ele...
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PUTRAJAYA: A senior Court of Appeal judge, who authored an explosive affidavit outlining alleged misconduct by unidentified judges, is prepared to tell everything only at a Royal Commission of Inquiry...
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PETALING JAYA (Feb 18): A by-election will be held for the Rantau state seat in Negri Sembilan after the Federal Court here upheld an Election Court’s ruling to nullify the result of Datuk Seri Moha...
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KUALA LUMPUR, Feb 18 — Datuk Seri Mohamad Hasan said today he is ready for a by-election to defend the Rantau seat, after the Federal Court upheld an Election Court’s ruling to nullify the result ...
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PUTRAJAYA: A by-election will be held for the Rantau state seat in Negeri Sembilan, following the Federal Court’s unanimous decision to affirm the ruling of the Election Court last November.
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KUALA LUMPUR, Feb 18 — A by-election will be held for the Rantau state seat in Negri Sembilan after the Federal Court here upheld an Election Court’s ruling to nullify the result of Datuk Seri Moh...
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KUALA LUMPUR, Feb 18 — The Federal Court today ordered a fresh hearing by a new judge to decide the outcome of the Melaka parliamentary seat of Jasin following a dispute in GE14, news portal Malaysi...
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PUTRAJAYA: The Federal Court today ordered a retrial of the election petition filed by PKR candidate Khairuddin Abu Hassan, who contested the Jasin parliamentary seat in the 14th general election.
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KUALA LUMPUR: Former Bar Council president Ambiga Sreenevasan has joined the call for a Royal Commission of Inquiry (RCI) into allegations of judicial misconduct, saying this is needed to vindicate ju...
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PETALING JAYA: The Malaysian Bar has once again urged Putrajaya to set up a Royal Commission of Inquiry (RCI) over allegations of judicial misconduct as outlined in an affidavit authored by a senior j...
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GEORGE TOWN: Retired judges implicated in the affidavit filed by Court of Appeal judge Datuk Dr Hamid Sultan Abu Backer should be charged, says Bukit Gelugor MP Ramkarpal Singh.
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Putrajaya has yet to decide whether it will provide protection for Court of Appeal judge Hamid Sultan Abu Backer over his exposure of alleged judicial misconduct, Muhyiddin Yassin said today.
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MP SPEAKS | Court of Appeal judge Hamid Sultan Abu Backer’s affidavit in support of the application of lawyer Sangeet Kaur Deo’s application in the High Court, Kuala Lumpur against the chief justi...
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KUALA LUMPUR, Feb 15 — The Chief Justice’s Office said today it had no legal power to act against a top judge accused of interference in cases because he was retired, Malaysiakini reported today.
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KUALA LUMPUR: Lawyer Sangeet Kaur Deo has called on the government and Chief Justice to immediately look into the claims by Court of Appeal judge Datuk Dr Hamid Sultan Abu Backer, contained in his aff...
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KUALA LUMPUR, Feb 15 — Lawyer Ramkarpal Singh called today for a Royal Commission of Inquiry (RCI) to investigate a senior judge’s allegations of corruption in the judiciary and judicial interfere...
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PETALING JAYA: Lawyer Sangeet Kaur Deo has questioned the Bar Council’s silence on her legal action against the alleged failure of Chief Justice Richard Malanjum to complete investigations into case...
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KUALA LUMPUR, Feb 15 — Putrajaya must safeguard the judge who alleged of abuse and interference in the judiciary that extended to the Chief Justice, lawyer Sangeet Kaur Deo said today.
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Lawyer Sangeet Kauer Deo, who had filed a suit against Chief Justice Richard Malanjum, has today urged him and the government to address the latest allegation made by Court of Appeal judge Hamid Sulta...
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PETALING JAYA: A former Malaysian Bar president has called for an investigation into the recent allegations of judicial misconduct made by Court of Appeal judge Hamid Sultan Abu Backer.
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Lawyers for Liberty (LFL) has backed Court of Appeal judge Hamid Sultan Abu Backer's call for a Royal Commission of Inquiry (RCI) into the judiciary.
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Veterans group Patriot has supported Court of Appeal judge Hamid Sultan Abu Backer's call for a Royal Commission of Inquiry (RCI) into judicial misconduct.
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PETALING JAYA: An affidavit filed by Court of Appeal judge Hamid Sultan Abu Backer about misconduct in the judiciary has gone viral and is causing waves in the legal fraternity.
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PAS has asked the Attorney-General's Chambers (AGC) to explain its reason for dropping a charge against lawyer Siti Kasim for showing her middle finger to a forum audience in 2016.
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PUTRAJAYA: Prime Minister Tun Dr Mahathir Mohamad and former Batu Kawan Umno vice-chief Datuk Seri Khairuddin Abu Hassan’s review hearing regarding their tort of misfeasance in public office lawsuit...
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PUTRAJAYA (Feb 13): Prime Minister Tun Dr Mahathir Mohamad and former Batu Kawan UMNO vice-chief Datuk Seri Khairuddin Abu Hassan's review hearing regarding their tort of misfeasance in public office ...
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PUTRAJAYA (Feb 13): Prime Minister Tun Dr Mahathir Mohamad and former Batu Kawan UMNO vice-chief Datuk Seri Khairuddin Abu Hassan's review hearing regarding their tort of misfeasance in public off...
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PETALING JAYA: A civil rights group has urged the government to drop the lawsuit against the grant of citizenship to three stateless children.
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Legal technology in Malaysia forges ahead with lawyers and tech players looking to improve the industry together, though regulations abound.
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KENINGAU: The establishment of a circuit court is vital for the small district of Sook to enable the people to solve their legal issues, according to Chief Justice Tan Sri Richard Malanjum.
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PUTRAJAYA: The Federal Court today dismissed as academic an application to the court on the constitutional merits of the Security Offences (Special Measures) Act 2012 (Sosma).
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PUTRAJAYA: The Federal Court today unanimously revoked the application of the 16 individuals who were charged under the Security Offences (Special Measures) Act 2012 (SOSMA) to refer to the constituti...
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In this current oversensitive age, there are, sadly, too many people who feel that having fun is apparently a crime.
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Umno Youth has demanded an explanation from attorney-general Tommy Thomas and chief justice Richard Malanjum over their controversial dance video.
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Resignations would have been tendered if top legal officials and members of the executive had been filmed dancing together on stage in the West, said PAS president Abdul Hadi Awang.
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KOTA KINABALU: The High Court will decide on Jan 30 an ex-parte application filed by a local lawyer against Umno supreme council member Datuk Lokman Noor Adam for allegedly making unlawful and unwarranted statements on the appointments of Chief Justice Tan Sri Richard Malanjum and Attorney General Tommy Thomas.
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PETALING JAYA: The attempt to humiliate members of the legal fraternity, including Attorney General Tommy Thomas and Chief Justice Tan Sri Richard Malanjum, for dancing on stage at the Sabah Law Society's 2019 gala dinner seems to have fizzled out.
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Some groups and individuals have gone into a song and dance about the gala dinner held in conjunction with what is known as the Opening of the Legal Year 2019 in Kota Kinabalu last Friday.
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I am finding it hard to comprehend the brouhaha over the episode where Attorney General Tommy Thomas, Chief Justice Tan Sri Richard Malanjum and Minister in the Prime Minister’s Department Datuk Liew Vui Keong, who is in charge of law, danced at a recent law fraternity dinner.
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PETALING JAYA: The Malaysian Bar today slammed calls for the chief justice and attorney-general to resign over a video clip showing them dancing with lawyers at a dinner organised by the Sabah Law Soc...
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Former prime minister Najib Abdul Razak said there was nothing wrong with the dancing at the opening of the Legal Year 2019 event, which had generated controversy.The issue, he said, was the concerns...
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The integrity of the administration of justice would not be jeopardised just because chief justice Richard Malanjum, attorney-general Tommy Thomas and de facto law minister Liew Vui Keong danced toge...
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PETALING JAYA: A lawyer has dismissed claims of judicial misconduct over the chief justice’s participation in a dance during a dinner event last week, saying the commotion over the matter is merely ...
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Former Prime Minister Datuk Seri Najib Tub Razak said it is not a crime for the Attorney-General and Chief Justice to be dancing during an event but raised doubts and concerns on the principle of sepa...
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CAMERON HIGHLANDS: Umno views the dancing act by Attorney General Tommy Thomas and Chief Justice Tan Sri Richard Malanjum as unethical, and calls for their resignations to maintain the good name of the judiciary.
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CAMERON POLLS | Najib Abdul Razak has refused to entertain popular chef Redzuawan Ismail, better known as Chef Wan, who said he wanted to slap the former prime minister for claiming that Felda saw its...
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Umno Youth chief Asyraf Wajdi Dusuki has defended his criticism of Chief Justice Richard Malanjum dancing with lawyers at a gala dinner for the legal fraternity.
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PETALING JAYA: The Muslim Lawyers Association of Malaysia (PPMM) today said there is nothing wrong with the trademark dancing at the Opening of the Legal Year (OLY) 2019, but asked why the chief justi...
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The Advocates Association of Sarawak (AAS) has hit out what it described as the politicisation of the dance at a Kota Kinabalu gala event hosted for the legal fraternity, adding that critics do not un...
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KUALA LUMPUR: The Sabah Law Society (SLS) shindig which made the news yesterday for a video showing the Attorney General (AG), Chief Justice (CJ) and a Minister doing ‘The Twist’ has been blown ou...
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PETALING JAYA: Advocates Association of Sarawak (AAS) has refuted any suggestion of misconduct at a gala dinner for the legal fraternity in which Attorney General Tommy Thomas and Chief Justice Tan Sri Richard Malanjum were seen dancing.
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KOTA KINABALU: Social activist Andrew Ambrose feels that the term 'natives' in Sabah could be changed to 'indigenous' to give them a stronger voice internationally.
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CAMERON HIGHLANDS: Dancing is fine but it was the presence of "important" personalities who were seen dancing together that raised eyebrows, says Datuk Seri Ismail Sabri Yaakob.
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PETALING JAYA: It is part of tradition among the legal fraternity to hold dinner and dance events, says Hanipa Maidin over a video of Attorney General Tommy Thomas and Chief Justice Tan Sri Richard Malanjum dancing on stage at a social event.
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Minister in the Prime Minister's Department Liew Vui Keong has downplayed criticisms over a video which showed him dancing on stage with Chief Justice Richard Malanjum and attorney-general Tommy Thoma...
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De facto Deputy Law Minister Hanipa Maidin is puzzled by the fuss over chief justice Richard Malanjum, attorney-general Tommy Thomas and de facto law minister Liew Vui Keong dancing together.
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PETALING JAYA: Despite criticisms from Umno, Datuk Seri Bung Moktar Radin says he does not see any issue with Attorney General Tommy Thomas and Chief Justice Tan Sri Richard Malanjum dancing on stage at a social event.
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PETALING JAYA: A video of Attorney General Tommy Thomas and Chief Justice Tan Sri Richard Malanjum dancing on stage at a social event has received various reactions from the public.
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PETALING JAYA: Umno Youth has decried the mingling of Attorney-General Tommy Thomas and Chief Justice Tan Sri Richard Malanjum following a video that emerged, showing them dancing at a gala dinner for the legal fraternity.
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KINI ROUNDUP | Here are the key headlines you may have missed yesterday, in brief.