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KUALA LUMPUR (Aug 19): The FBM KLCI failed to stay above the 1,600-point mark at the close today after late selling erased earlier gains.
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SINGAPORE: The Nanyang Technological University (NTU) is investigating inappropriate student behaviour at one of the university’s freshman orientation camps.
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A fisherman has found the green kayak of the two Singaporeans who went missing last Thursday around 80 nautical miles - or 148km - from their last reported location.
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KUALA LUMPUR - A scuppered attempt to amend Islamic laws so that minors can be converted unilaterally by either parent has rocked the Parti Keadilan Rakyat-led (PKR) Selangor government.
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KUALA LUMPUR: Malaysian Prime Minister Mahathir Mohamad on Thursday (Aug 1) refuted reports that the proposed RM6.2 billion (US$1.49 billion) takeover of four highway concessionaires by the government...
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PUTRAJAYA (Aug 1): Prime Minister Tun Dr Mahathir Mohamad today denied that the proposed RM6.2-billion takeover of four highway concessionaires has been put on hold pending a review.
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PUTRAJAYA: The government has put on hold its plan to acquire four tolled highways in the Klang Valley as it needs to reconsider its capability to finance the takeover.
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PUTRAJAYA (Aug 1): Prime Minister Tun Dr Mahathir Mohamad today denied that the proposed RM6.2-billion takeover of four highway concessionaires has been put on hold pending a review.
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Did finance minister Lim Guan Eng roll out the RM6.2 billion highway takeover plan without the agreement of the cabinet?
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The Malaysian government’s proposed RM6.2 billion takeover of four highway concessionaires has been paused for a re-examination of the offered price, according to government sources.
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KUALA LUMPUR, July 31 — Datuk Seri Najib Razak held up a news report asserting that the government was reviewing the Finance Ministry proposal to buy out four highway concessions for RM6.2 billion a...
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A Finance Ministry proposal to acquire four highways in the Klang Valley was "on hold pending a full review", according to an unnamed minister cited by Straits Times.
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KUALA LUMPUR, July 30 — The federal government will likely drop its requirement for Lynas Corp to repatriate its rare earth processing waste to Australia as a precondition for its licence renewal, a...
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Singaporeans can’t get enough of bubble tea.
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SINGAPORE, July 26 ― British inventor James Dyson is buying a luxury Singapore house with an indoor waterfall that was marketed for US$32 million (RM131 million), a report said today, weeks after he...
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PETALING JAYA: Malaysia said it has no choice but to accept its citizens returning home after fighting alongside militant terror groups abroad.
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KUALA LUMPUR, July 26 — The authorities are working to bringing home Nor Mahmudah Ahmad, the widow of slain Islamic State (IS) terrorist Muhammad Wanndy Mohd Jedi, from Syria after she pleaded to re...
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PETALING JAYA: A British newspaper has highlighted doubts about the paternity of a child born to Russian beauty queen Rihana Oksana Gorbatenko, who is reported to have been irrevocably divorced by Sul...
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Former Russian beauty queen Oksana Voevodina, whose split with Sultan Muhammad V of Kelantan was recently confirmed, marked their son turning two months old with an Instagram post on Monday (July 22) ...
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Former Russian beauty queen Oksana Voevodina, whose split with Sultan Muhammad V of Kelantan was recently confirmed, marked their son turning two months old with an Instagram post on Monday (July 22) ...
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THE Finance Ministry did not order the seizure of over RM1bil in funds from state-owned China Petroleum Pipeline Engineering Ltd (CPP), says its Minister Lim Guan Eng.
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KUALA LUMPUR • Malaysian police have arrested six people - including former Parti Keadilan Rakyat (PKR) youth leader Haziq Aziz - linked to a series of viral sex videos implicating the ruling party'...
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KUALA LUMPUR: Finance Minister Lim Guan Eng clarified that neither he nor the Ministry of Finance (MOF) had instructed the seizure of more than RM1 billion from a bank account belonging to state-owne...
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KUALA LUMPUR: Lim Guan Eng has denied ordering the seizure of over RM1 billion from a Malaysian bank account of a Chinese state-owned company and transferring it to a company owned by the Finance Mini...
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KUALA LUMPUR: Malaysia seized more than 1 billion ringgit (US$243.5 million) from a bank account of state-owned China Petroleum Pipeline Engineering (CPP) over incomplete pipeline projects, Prime Mini...
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KUALA LUMPUR (July 15): Malaysia seized more than 1 billion ringgit (US$243.5 million) from a bank account of state-owned China Petroleum Pipeline Engineering (CPP) over incomplete pipeline projects, ...
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Malaysia seized more than RM1 billion from a bank account of state-owned China Petroleum Pipeline Engineering (CPP) over incomplete pipeline projects, Prime Minister Mahathir Mohamad said on Monday.
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PETALING JAYA: A step towards direct election of party leaders will be taken by Parti Pribumi Bersatu Malaysia at an extraordinary general meeting on Saturday to amend the party’s constitution.
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KUALA LUMPUR: Finance Minister Lim Guan Eng clarified that neither he nor the Ministry of Finance (MOF) had instructed the seizure of more than RM1 billion from a bank account belonging to state-owned...
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PUTRAJAYA: Malaysia has the right to reclaim money from China Petroleum Pipeline Engineering Ltd (CPP), as the company was paid more than the work completed for two pipeline projects, says Tun Dr Mahathir Mohamad.
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KUALA LUMPUR: Finance Minister Lim Guan Eng today denied instructing the transfer of over RM1 billion from the Malaysian bank account of a Chinese state-owned company to that of a company owned by the...
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KUALA LUMPUR: The Finance Ministry did not issue any instructions to seize more than RM1bil in funds from state-owned China Petroleum Pipeline Engineering Ltd (CPP), says Lim Guan Eng.
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KUALA LUMPUR (July 15): Malaysia has seized more than RM1 billion (US$243.25 million) from a bank account of state-owned China Petroleum Pipeline Engineering Ltd (CPP), the Straits Times newspaper sai...
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KUALA LUMPUR: Malaysia has seized more than RM1bil (US$243.25mil) from a bank account of state-owned China Petroleum Pipeline Engineering Ltd (CPP), the Straits Times newspaper said on Saturday.
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KUALA LUMPUR: The federal government has seized more than RM1 billion (US$243.25 million) from a bank account of state-owned China Petroleum Pipeline Engineering Ltd (CPP), the Singapore-based Straits...
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Malaysia has seized US$243.25 million (RM1 billion) from a bank account of state-owned China Petroleum Pipeline Engineering Ltd (CPP), the Straits Times newspaper said on Saturday.
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PETALING JAYA: The Singapore government has dismissed a human rights lawyer’s claim that it was targeting Malaysian prisoners for capital punishment, saying it applied the republic’s laws “equal...
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KUALA LUMPUR, July 13 — Singapore’s Ministry of Home Affairs has denied accusations that its government is “preparing for an execution binge”, after lawyer N. Surendran revealed that four Mala...
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KUALA LUMPUR, July 13 — Putrajaya has reportedly seized more than RM1 billion of funds held by China Petroleum Pipeline Engineering Ltd (CPP), amid a dispute involving billion-ringgit pipeline pro...
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PETALING JAYA: More than RM1 billion in a Malaysian bank account of a Chinese state-owned company is reported to have been transferred on government orders to a company owned by the finance ministry.
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KUALA LUMPUR: The FBM KLCI fell nearly five points in the morning session amid a bloodbath in Asian equities, triggered by strong US economic data.
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KUALA LUMPUR, July 7 — The government will introduce Federal Land Development Authority (Felda) settlers to fast-yielding crops and livestock to mitigate palm oil woes that forced Putrajaya into a m...
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Straits Times featured the visit by football superstar Cristiano Ronaldo to Singapore this week.
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KUALA LUMPUR: An international singer has been arrested by Immigration Department officers for performing without the proper passes.
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Pop starlet Maggie Lindemann was reportedly arrested midway through her Malaysian show on June 21 at The Bee in Publika, Kuala Lumpur.
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KUALA LUMPUR, July 2 — Residents near the Pasir Gudang industrial area are upset and frustrated by officials’ inability to pinpoint the source of air pollution believed to be responsible for makin...
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After the first outlet in Orchard Road that was opened in May 2017, Singapore will welcome its second Apple Store next month.
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SINGAPORE: Temasek Holdings has invested US$300mil (S$406.1mil) for a a 21.7% stake in Hong Kong-based global supply chain giant Li & Fung's logistics business.
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PETALING JAYA: All Grab users in Malaysia will have to do a one-time selfie verification to use the app from July 12.
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KUALA LUMPUR, June 6 — The confusion over the appointment of Telekom Malaysia (TM) Berhad’s chief executive officer (CEO) has raised concerns over Putrajaya’s meddling in the affairs of governme...
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PETALING JAYA: A source in Umno has confirmed a split in the party over how to deal with its president Ahmad Zahid Hamidi and his predecessor Najib Razak, following news of attempts by a small faction...
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News reports claiming that Umno was preparing to amend Clause 9.9 of the party's constitution are erroneous, party vice-president Mohamed Khaled Nordin said today.
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KUALA LUMPUR, May 30 — Umno vice-president Datuk Seri Mohamed Khaled Nordin has denied news reports that he and party deputy president Datuk Seri Mohamad Hasan are lobbying to amend Umno’s constit...
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KUALA LUMPUR, May 30 — A power struggle among factions vying for top leadership posts within Umno has surfaced just months ahead of the party’s general assembly in November, a report has claimed.
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The purported amendment to the Umno constitution, which would see party leaders facing court action dropped from their posts, is reportedly being pushed by deputy president Mohamad Hasan.
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Lawyers for Liberty (LFL) described Singapore's Law and Home Affairs Minister K Shanmugam as arrogant over his remark that some Malaysian ministers are "ideologically opposed" to the death penalty.
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I Phillip See said the Malaysia Airlines subsidiary is only 40 per cent filled since April 21 despite flying six times a day between Subang International Airport in Selangor and Singapore, Straits Tim...
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KUALA LUMPUR, May 22 — A 61-year-old Malaysian woman working in Singapore died after being run over by a bus at the Woodlands Checkpoint in Singapore.
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KUALA LUMPUR, May 21 ― Malaysian users of honestbee, the Singapore-based grocery and food delivery start-up, need not fear losing access of the app for the near future.
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PETALING JAYA: Politics may be the deciding factor in a RM36 billion deal to supply light combat aircraft to the Royal Malaysian Air Force over the next 10 years, according to a Singapore news report.
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The war of words between Malaysian Prime Minister Mahathir Mohamad and the Johor crown prince Tunku Ismail Sultan Ibrahim over the powers of the constitutional monarchy to interfere in political matte...
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One year ago, a nonagenarian political veteran swept into power in Malaysia with bold promises to shake out corruption.
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(May 10): One year ago, a nonagenarian political veteran swept into power in Malaysia with bold promises to shake out corruption.
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PETALING JAYA: A PKR Youth leader has warned that any move to push back the two-year timeline for Anwar Ibrahim to take over the top post from Dr Mahathir Mohamad would complicate the job of the new p...
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KUALA LUMPUR, May 9 — Tun Dr Mahathir Mohamad said today he plans to step down as prime minister once he has fixed the country’s problems — and that this may take two to three years.
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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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KUALA LUMPUR, May 9 — Putrajaya has not received word from Singapore on its suggestion for joint Unesco recognition for their shared hawker culture, Muhammad Bakhtiar Wan Chik has disclosed.
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KUALA LUMPUR (May 8): Short-term rentals such as those offered by Airbnb will remain illegal in Singapore, the city state's Urban Redevelopment Authority (URA) announced today after nearly four years ...
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PETALING JAYA: An online campaign has raised more than RM1.09 million for an 11-year-old Malaysian boy being treated for leukaemia in Singapore.
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Pakatan Harapan should not blame the Johor palace for Malaysia's withdrawal from the Rome Statute of the International Criminal Court (ICC), according to Zaid Ibrahim.
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KUALA LUMPUR • The glitch on the Malaysian Road Transportation Department's Vehicle Entry Permit (VEP) website appears to be fixed, with users no longer able to see the personal data of other motori...
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PUTRAJAYA: The Vehicle Entry Permit (VEP) Portal can now be accessed again following a thorough investigation, the Transport Ministry said in a statement today.
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PUTRAJAYA, April 27 — The Vehicle Entry Permit (VEP) Portal can now be accessed again following a thorough investigation, the Transport Ministry said in a statement today.
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The country may get its first female chief justice in the form of Federal Court judge Justice Tengku Maimun Tuan Mat.
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KUALA LUMPUR, April 19 — The candidate to replace Tan Sri Richard Malanjum as chief justice (CJ) is still awaiting approval from the Conference of Rulers, Tun Dr Mahathir Mohamad said today.
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KINI ROUNDUP | Here are key headlines you may have missed yesterday, in brief. 1.
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KUALA LUMPUR: Shares of Malayan Banking Bhd (Maybank) fell to a low of RM9.01 on Wednesday in a knee-jerk reaction to news that Singapore's PUB would take over Hyflux's Tuaspring desalination plant in the island nation.
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KUALA LUMPUR, April 11 — Prime Minister Tun Dr Mahathir Mohamad dropped Datuk Osman Sapian as Johor mentri besar for failing to take Pakatan Harapan’s (PH) side in policy matters, according to coa...
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Malaysia announced yesterday that it would provide RM6.23 billion (S$2.1 billion) in financial aid for state-owned national land development agency Felda, as part of measures to revive the debt-ridden...
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Singapore’s biggest travel card issuer, EZ-Link together with its equivalent in Malaysia, Touch ‘n Go yesterday has announced that they will be launching a dual currency Combi Card later this year...
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SINGAPORE - What do you do when your passport is not stamped at immigration?
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PETALING JAYA: Singapore has agreed to withdraw the Instrument Landing System (ILS) procedures for Seletar Airport.
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GEORGE TOWN (THE STAR/ASIA NEWS NETWORK) - Malaysia has attributed traffic congestion at the Causeway checkpoints as the reason why fewer Singaporeans are visiting the country.
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Economic Affairs Minister Azmin Ali has claimed that his statement on the nation needing leaders who are willing to fight till the end instead of "crybabies" was aimed at himself.This was on the specu...
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KUALA LUMPUR, March 29 — Datuk Seri Azmin Ali today denied that his “cry baby” tweet was targeted at Nurul Izzah Anwar  after she lamented about the pace of reforms in the country in a recent i...
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I AM disappointed and probably so are many other Malaysians.
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SINGAPORE (March 28): Singapore Prime Minister Lee Hsien Loong will meet his Malaysian counterpart Tun Dr Mahathir Mohamad in Putrajaya early next month at the 9th Singapore-Malaysia Leaders' Retreat,...
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I am disappointed. Probably so are many other Malaysians.
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Malaysiakini has won an innovation grant from the Google News Initiative (GNI), the US-based technology company’s journalism programme.
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Pada 23 Februari 2019, Presiden PKR, Anwar Ibrahim berjanji tidak akan mengganggu kerja Dr Mahathir Mohamad sebagai perdana menteri.
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It was disingenuous of Permatang Pauh MP Nurul Izzah Anwar to tell Singapore’s Straits Times that she was “broken hearted” at having to work with “a former dictator who wreaked so much damage,...
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The obsequious protestations of mainly male politicians over Nurul Izzah Anwar’s frank opinion about the prime minister in her Straits Times interview brings to mind my article last year: “Thank g...
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MARCH 26 — I am disappointed.
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Nurul Izzah Anwar has defended her interview with Singapore's Straits Times in which she described Prime Minister Dr Mahathir Mohamad as a former dictator.Speaking to reporters at the Parliament lobby...
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PKR president Anwar Ibrahim today reaffirmed his family's support for Dr Mahathir Mohamad as prime minister and Pakatan Harapan's leader.Speaking to reporters at the Parliament lobby today, Anwar said...
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KUALA LUMPUR: PKR president Anwar Ibrahim today defended his daughter Nurul Izzah Anwar who came under fire for criticising Dr Mahathir Mohamad in an interview with a Singapore daily, saying her state...
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COMMENT | The obsequious protestations by mainly male politicians over Nurul Izzah’s frank opinion about the prime minister in her Straits Times interview brings to mind my article last year Thank g...
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KUALA LUMPUR (March 26): PAS president Datuk Seri Hadi Awang has come out to defend the Prime Minister Tun Dr Mahathir Mohamad, saying that the latter was being strict towards his Cabinet ministers an...
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Malaysia needs politicians whose principles are not for sale and Nurul Izzah Anwar is one such leader, according to Johor PKR chief Hassan Abdul Karim.
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Last week, Malaysians were rocked by an interview given by the princess of the Reformasi movement to a Singaporean newspaper.