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There is no need to set up a Royal Commission of Inquiry (RCI) at present to investigate the death of the late firefighter Muhammad Adib Mohd Kassim, said Housing and Local Government Minister Zuraida...
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PUTRAJAYA, June 23 — There is no need to set up a Royal Commission of Inquiry (RCI) at present to investigate the death of the late firefighter Muhammad Adib Mohd Kassim, says Housing and Local Gove...
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PUTRAJAYA: There is no need to set up a Royal Commission of Inquiry (RCI) at present to investigate the death of the late firefighter Muhammad Adib Mohd Kassim, says Housing and Local Government Minis...
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KUALA LUMPUR, June 24 — Former chief justice Tun Abdul Hamid Mohamad has claimed that Attorney General (AG) Tommy Thomas has no business determining whether a lawyer faces conflict of interest in th...
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KOTA KINABALU: Sabah Umno has slammed the Malaysian Anti-Corruption Commission (MACC) for being selective over the civil forfeiture applications against 41 individuals and entities, including the part...
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Penang High Court judge Akhtar Tahir said he decided to acquit 61-year-old Ambika MA Shan of murdering her domestic worker, because the deputy public prosecutor was unable to justify requesting a disc...
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KUALA LUMPUR: The government has been offered a compensation by multinational investment bank, Goldman Sachs, over the 1Malaysia Development Bhd (1MDB) scandal, but according to Prime Minister Tun Dr Mahathir Mohamad, the sum is not reasonable.
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KUALA LUMPUR: The Attorney General’s Chambers (AGC) has sought to postpone Datuk Seri Najib Razak’s 1Malaysia Development Bhd (1MDB) trial which was scheduled to start on Aug 19.
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KUALA LUMPUR: The government has been offered compensation by the multinational investment bank, Goldman Sachs, over the 1MDB scandal, but according to Prime Minister Dr Mahathir Mohamad, the sum is n...
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KUALA LUMPUR (Bernama): The Government has been offered a compensation by multinational investment bank, Goldman Sachs, over the 1Malaysia Development Bhd (1MDB) scandal, says Tun Dr Mahathir Mohamad.
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KUALA LUMPUR: Lawyer Shafee Abdullah’s legal team told the High Court here that he was merely “complaining” about the conduct of the prosecution team in Najib Razak’s SRC International’s cas...
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Otai Reformis (reformasi veterans) are using a photograph from a Hari Raya open house to justify their call on Economic Affairs Minister Azmin Ali to go on leave pending police investigations into an ...
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KUALA LUMPUR: The prosecution team in Datuk Seri Najib Abdul Razak’s 1Malaysian Development Bhd (1MDB) cases today requested for another postponement of the trial which were earlier fixed by the Hig...
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KUALA LUMPUR, June 21 — The prosecution team in Datuk Seri Najib Razak’s 1Malaysian Development Bhd (1MDB) cases today requested for another postponement of the trial which have earlier been fixed...
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KUALA LUMPUR: The Attorney General’s Chambers is seeking to postpone Datuk Seri Najib Razak’s 1Malaysia Development Bhd (1MDB) trial, which is scheduled to start on Aug 19.
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KUALA LUMPUR: Attorney-General (AG) Tommy Thomas today sought to push back Najib Razak’s 1MDB trial for money laundering and abuse of power from its scheduled start on Aug 19 to October.
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KUALA LUMPUR (June 21): The prosecution in the criminal trial of Datuk Seri Najib Razak over the RM42 million allegedly siphoned from Ministry of Finance Inc unit SRC International Sdn Bhd is expected...
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Housing and Local Government Minister Zuraida Kamaruddin today stated that she has no objection to her former aide drafting a "critique" of the Pakatan Harapan government.
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Migrants and workers rights NGO Tenaganita's petition to urge the Attorney General’s Chambers to provide the public with a full explanation on the acquittal of the accused in the death of Indonesian...
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KUALA LUMPUR: Lawyer Shafee Abdullah has a clear case to answer regarding contempt charges over his statements that undermined the administration of justice, the High Court heard today.
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PETALING JAYA: The government has filed an appeal against the acquittal of a woman charged with murdering her Indonesian maid last year.
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PETALING JAYA: Nearly 30,000 people have signed a petition seeking answers from the Attorney-General’s Chambers (AGC) on the acquittal of Ambika MA Shan who was charged with murdering her domestic w...
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Umno Youth has cited 10 reasons for Prime Minister Dr Mahathir Mohamad to terminate the services of Tommy Thomas as the attorney-general.
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I HAVE written enthusiastically about Dewan Rakyat Speaker Datuk Mohamad Ariff Yusof, Election Commission Chairman Azhar Harun, Chief Justice Tengku Maimun Tuan Mat, Attorney General Tommy Thomas and ...
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PETALING JAYA: DAP veteran Lim Kit Siang today urged Malaysian Anti-Corruption Commission (MACC) chief Latheefa Koya to shed some light on whether the anti-graft agency will reopen the investigation i...
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KUALA LUMPUR (June 14): Newly minted Malaysian Anti Corruption Commission chief commissioner Latheefa Koya, Inspector General of Police Datuk Abdul Hamid Bador and Attorney General Tommy Thomas had a ...
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KUALA LUMPUR: Laywer Syazlin Mansor has returned to represent fireman Muhammad Adib Mohd Kassim’s family at the inquest into his death after her sudden withdrawal last month.
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KUALA LUMPUR (June 12): Lawyer Syazlin Mansor has decided to resume as lawyer for deceased firefighter Muhammad Adib Mohd Kassim's family in the inquest to ascertain the cause of his death.
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Lawyer Syazlin Mansor holds a press conference over her withdrawal from theinquest to determine firefighter Muhammad Adib Mohd Kassim's cause ofdeath.Attorney-General Tommy Thomas had said that she wa...
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KUALA LUMPUR: There have been attempts to disrupt the inquest into the death of fireman Muhammad Adib Mohd Kassim, claims lawyer Syazlin Mansor, who has decided to continue representing the deceased fireman's family.
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KUALA LUMPUR: Lawyer Syazlin Mansor says she has decided to continue to represent Muhammad Adib Mohd Kassim at the inquest into the fireman's death.
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KUALA LUMPUR: There is no conflict of interest with regards to the Taman Rimba Kiara development project, Federal Territories Minister Khalid Samad said today.
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KUALA LUMPUR (June 10) Housing and Local Government Minister Zuraida Kamaruddin’s press secretary Ahmad Soffian Mohd Shariff is reported to have informed his boss (Zuraida) that he resigned via What...
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PUTRAJAYA: Housing and Local Government Minister Zuraida Kamaruddin said today that she accepted in principle her press secretary’s decision to resign.
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PUTRAJAYA (Bernama): Zuraida Kamaruddin says that she has accepted in principle, her press secretary's decision to resign.
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KUALA LUMPUR (June 10) Housing and Local Government Minister Zuraida Kamaruddin’s press secretary Ahmad Soffian Mohd Shariff is reported to have informed his boss (Zuraida) that he resigned via What...
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Ahmad Soffian Mohd Shariff has tendered his resignation as the press secretary to Housing and Local Government Minister Zuraida Kamaruddin.
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KUALA LUMPUR, June 10 — Housing and Local Government Minister Zuraida Kamaruddin’s press secretary Ahmad Soffian Mohd Shariff, husband of the ministry’s lawyer who pulled out of the Adib inquest...
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PETALING JAYA: The husband of Syazlin Mansor – who withdrew as the lawyer for the family of late fireman Muhammad Adib Mohd Kassim in an ongoing inquest into his death – has resigned as the press ...
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COMMENT | The appointment of Latheefa Koya as the new Malaysian Anti-Corruption Commission (MACC) Chief Commissioner has been described as “sudden,” “surprising” and even “mind-boggling” b...
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PETALING JAYA: Latheefa Koya’s appointment as the new Malaysian Anti-Corruption Commission (MACC) chief has taken the same turn as Tommy Thomas’ controversial appointment as the Attorney General.
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PETALING JAYA: Gerakan wants newly minted Malaysian Anti-Corruption Commission (MACC) chief commissioner Latheefa Koya to reopen several high profile cases, including Finance Minister Lim Guan Eng’s bungalow case.
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PETALING JAYA: Former prime minister Najib Razak tonight questioned the withdrawal of a lawyer’s services from the inquest into the death of fireman Muhammad Adib Mohd Kassim.
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KUALA LUMPUR, June 4 — Opposition leaders today criticised Latheefa Koya’s appointment as the Malaysian Anti-Corruption Commission (MACC) chief, citing her political affiliation to PKR and Pakata...
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PETALING JAYA: A retired judge has suggested that newly minted Chief Justice Tengku Maimun Tuan Mat carry out an internal inquiry into the claim by a senior serving judge of abuse and interference in ...
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PUTRAJAYA: The government has enough time to appoint a deputy public prosecutor before the inquest into the death of fireman Muhamad Adib Mohd Kassim resumes on June 26.
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PUTRAJAYA: The Ministry of Housing and Local Government is still waiting for the names of the three deputy public prosecutors (DPP) to be proposed by the Attorney-General’s Chambers to replace lawye...
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PUTRAJAYA (June 3): Housing and Local Government Minister Zuraida Kamaruddin will have the final decision on the appointment of a new lawyer to replace Syazlin Mansor to represent the ministry in the ...
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PETALING JAYA, June 3 — Zuraida Kamaruddin accepted responsibility for the appointment of private lawyer Syazlin Mansor to represent her Housing and Local Government Ministry and the Fire & Rescue D...
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PUTRAJAYA: Housing and Local Government Minister Zuraida Kamaruddin says a senior deputy public prosecutor (DPP) will be selected from three names put forward by the Attorney-General’s Chambers (AGC...
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KUALA LUMPUR, June 3 — Zuraida Kamaruddin today said she has the final decision on selecting a suitable lawyer to represent the Housing and Local Government Ministry as well as the Fire and Rescue D...
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PETALING JAYA: A lawyer says it would be redundant for two government lawyers to appear in the inquest into the death of fireman Muhammad Adib Mohd Kassim, as put forth following the controversial wit...
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PETALING JAYA: A deputy public prosecutor will be appointed to represent the Housing and Local Government Ministry and the Fire and Rescue Department at the inquest into the death of fireman Muhammad Adib Mohd Kassim.
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LETTER | The Malaysian Alliance of Civil Society Organisations in the UPR Process (Macsa) is extremely concerned with the current turn of events pertaining to the inquest of into the death of firefigh...
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PETALING JAYA: A deputy public prosecutor (DPP) will be appointed to represent the Housing and Local Government Ministry and the Fire and Rescue Department at the inquest into the death of fireman Muhammad Adib Mohd Kassim.
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PETALING JAYA: The Malaysian Bar today urged its members to be “vigilant and circumspect” before taking on a case in the wake of a lawyer’s decision to withdraw from an inquest into a fireman’...
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Malaysian Bar president Abdul Fareed Abdul Gafoor has concurred with the Attorney-General Tommy Thomas' position that there was indeed potential conflict of interest when lawyer Syazlin Mansor decided...
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KUALA LUMPUR, June 2 — A new deputy public prosecutor (DPP) will represent the Housing and Local Government Ministry along with the Fire and Rescue Services Department in the ongoing inquest into th...
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KUALA LUMPUR, June 2 — The Attorney General’s Chambers (AGC) acted correctly in asking a federal ministry to remove its legal counsel from the inquest into the death of firefighter Muhammad Adib M...
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PETALING JAYA: The housing and local government ministry will be represented by a new government counsel at an inquest into a fireman’s death, following the controversial withdrawal of Syazlin Manso...
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A new deputy public prosecutor will be appointed to represent the Housing and Local Government Ministry plus the Fire and Rescue Services Department in the ongoing inquest into the death of firefighte...
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PETALING JAYA: Lawyer Mohamed Haniff Khatri Abdulla has posed three questions to Attorney-General Tommy Thomas over the delay in the setting up of the royal commission of inquiry on judicial misconduc...
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A day after it was revealed that the Home Ministry has revoked the travel ban imposed on Mohamed Apandi Ali, Lim Kit Siang detailed the former attorney-general's role in the 1MDB scandal.
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PUTRAJAYA, May 31 — Some 30 members of a Musim group calling itself Gerakan Pembela Ummah (Ummah) demonstrated outside the Attorney General Chambers (AGC) here today.
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PUTRAJAYA: Gerakan Pembela Ummah (Ummah) has called on Attorney General Tommy Thomas to resign from his post, citing incompetence in several national issues.
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KUALA LUMPUR, May 31 — Political analysts called out the government for its lack of co-ordination and competency following the withdrawal by a lawyer representing the Housing and Local Government Mi...
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KUALA LUMPUR (BLOOMBERG) - Malaysia is seeking to appeal a London court decision that put on hold a suit between 1MDB and Abu Dhabi's state fund for further arbitration, saying the matter is of public...
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KUALA TERENGGANU (May 30): The family of firefighter Muhammad Adib Mohd Kassim, who died 21 days after he was injured in a riot outside the Sri Maha Mariamman Temple, USJ 25, Subang Jaya on Nov 27 las...
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KUALA LUMPUR, May 30 — The Malaysian government is challenging a UK commercial court decision for closed-door arbitration between its debt-riddled sovereign investment fund 1Malaysia Development Ber...
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PETALING JAYA: The Malaysian government has filed an application for permission to appeal against the London Commercial Court's decision to delay its legal challenge, seeking to nullify a consent award involving 1MDB, Minister of Financed Incorporated (Mofi) and two Abu Dhabi-based companies.
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PETALING JAYA: A London commercial court has rejected an attempt by International Petroleum Investment Company (IPIC) and Aabar Investments PJS to strike out Malaysia’s application to challenge the ...
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KUALA LUMPUR (May 30): Attorney General Tommy Thomas said today the UK High Court emphasised that it remains ready to proceed with 1Malaysia Development Bhd (1MDB) and Minister of Finance Inc's (MOF I...
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The Malaysian government has filed an appeal against the London Commercial Court's decision to delay its legal challenge seeking to nullify a consent award involving 1MDB and two Abu Dhabi companies.
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Opposition MPs want Attorney-General Tommy Thomas to resign for the "blatant interference" by the government in the inquest into the death of fireman Muhammad Adib Mohd Kassim in a riot last year.Duri...
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LETTER | The reasons given by Attorney-General Tommy Thomas in his media release explaining the revocation of the service of lawyer Syazlin Mansor from representing the Housing and Local Government Mi...
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The reasons given by Attorney-General (AG) Tommy Thomas in his media release dated May 28, 2019, explaining the revocation of the services of lawyer Syazlin Mansor in representing the housing and loca...
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PETALING JAYA: Lawyer SN Nair has criticised the Attorney-General’s Chambers (AGC) for its apparent carelessness in allowing Syazlin Mansor to represent both the government and the family of the dec...
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KUALA TERENGGANU: The family of firefighter Muhammad Adib Mohd Kassim, who died 21 days after he was injured in a riot outside the Sri Maha Mariamman Temple, USJ 25, Subang Jaya on Nov 27 last year, c...
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The family of firefighter Muhammad Adib Mohd Kassim, who died 21 days after he was injured in a riot outside the Sri Maha Mariamman Temple in Subang Jaya last year, can hire a lawyer to hold a watchin...
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PETALING JAYA: The Opposition has called for Attorney General Tommy Thomas to resign over the inquest of fireman Muhammad Adib Mohd Kassim and the setting up of a royal commission of inquiry (RCI) to look into the case.
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Attorney-General Tommy Thomas has called on civil society groups to continuespeaking up to keep the government on its toes.Thomas said that as theexpectations of the new government are so high, it is...
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KUALA LUMPUR: Umno and PAS today questioned the attorney-general’s timing in instructing a ministry’s lawyer to withdraw from an inquest into the death of Muhammad Adib Mohd Kassim, a fireman who ...
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KUALA LUMPUR: The Attorney General (AG) Tommy Thomas must resign for the "blatant interference" by the government in the inquest into the death of fireman Muhammad Adib Mohd Kassim, says oppostion politicians.
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PETALING JAYA: Lawyer Syazlin Mansor, who withdrew herself as counsel from the inquest into the death of fireman Muhammad Adib Mohd Kassim, should have stayed on to represent the victim’s family if ...
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There is no issue with a lawyer representing both the Housing and Local Government Ministry and the family of late firefighter Muhammad Adib Mohd Kassim in the inquest into his death, according to Sal...
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KUALA LUMPUR: Civil society should hound Pakatan Harapan ministers and politicians for civil rights reforms, said Attorney General Tommy Thomas.
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PETALING JAYA: Syazlin Mansor caused “embarrassment” in her capacity as the lawyer for the Housing and Local Government Ministry at the inquest into the death of fireman Muhammad Adib Mohd Kassim, said Attorney General Tommy Thomas.
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GEORGE TOWN: Parti Sosialis Malaysia (PSM) has called on the Attorney-General Tommy Thomas to drop the prosecution of two of its party activists, who were arrested for preventing the forced eviction o...
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Amid calls for Tommy Thomas' resignation, Prime Minister Dr Mahathir Mohamad has defended the attorney-general's request for the withdrawal of a lawyer from the ongoing inquest into the death of firef...
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There is greater freedom of expression in the country since Pakatan Harapan came into power last May, but also much room for improvement, according to Suaram project coordinator Dobby Chew.
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PETALING JAYA: Lawyer Syazlin Mansor, who yesterday withdrew from representing the government in the inquest into thye death of fireman Muhammad Adib Mohd Kassim, should have continued representing th...
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KUALA LUMPUR (Bernama): Lawyer Syazlin Mansor was in a conflict of interest position when she represented the Housing and Local Government Ministry, Fire and Rescue Department and family of Muhammad Adib Mohd Kassim in the inquest into the fireman's death, says Attorney-General Tommy Thomas.
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KUALA LUMPUR (May 28): Lawyer Syazlin Mansor was in a conflict of interest position as she represented the Housing and Local Government Ministry, Fire and Rescue Department and family of firefighter...
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KUALA LUMPUR: Attorney-General Tommy Thomas this evening tried to clear up the confusion over the decision to ask lawyer Syazlin Mansor to withdraw as counsel for the housing and local government mini...
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PETALING JAYA, May 28 — Prime Minister Tun Dr Mahathir Mohamad said lawyer Syazlin Mansor ought to have stayed on as defense counsel for firefighter Muhammad Adib Mohd Kassim’s family, and withdra...
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KUALA LUMPUR, May 28 — Syazlin Mansor, the counsel representing the Fire and Rescue Department and the Housing and Local Government Ministry, should have declined her appointment in the first place,...
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KUALA LUMPUR: Lawyer Syazlin Mansor was in a conflict of interest position as she represented the Housing and Local Government Ministry, Fire and Rescue Department and family of firefighter Muhammad A...
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KUALA LUMPUR (May 28): Lawyer Syazlin Mansor was in a conflict of interest situation in representing fireman Muhammad Adib Mohd Kassim's family, the Housing and Local Government Ministry and the Fire ...
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KUALA LUMPUR, May 28 — Syazlin Mansor, the counsel representing the Fire and Rescue Department and the Housing and Local Government Ministry, withdrew herself from an ongoing inquest after she was i...