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Ramkarpal moots law against racism

KUALA LUMPUR: Ramkarpal Singh (Bukit Gelugor-PH) has called for a new law to address the issue of racism, that manifested in both physical or verbal abuse. The suggestion came in response to a scuffle last Friday between Universiti Malaya students

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Mahathir: No plans to buy aircraft from China yet: Mahathir

SERDANG: The government has no plans to buy aircraft from China as of now, according to Prime Minister Tun Dr Mahathir Mohamad. Responding to a question on his statement yesterday that Malaysia could retaliate by looking at buying fighter jets

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Wan Azizah: Gov’t yet to decide on quantum of compensation for Sungai Kim Kim pollution victims

KUALA LUMPUR: Deputy Prime Minister Datuk Seri Dr Wan Azizah Wan Ismail said today the government has yet to decide on the quantum of compensation for the people affected by toxic fumes resulting from the dumping of chemical waste into

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More than 1,000 policemen to be deployed for Rantau by-election

SEREMBAN: Negri Sembilan police will be mobilising more than 1,000 personnel to ensure the Rantau state by-election proceeded smoothly without any untoward incidents. State Crime Prevention and Community Safety Department chief ACP Samad Yahya said for the purpose, all policemen

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Woman stabs hubby’s girlfriend in threesome gone awry

SIBU: A 34-year-old woman suffered serious injuries to her private parts after she was stabbed with a kitchen knife by another woman on Sunday night, during a threesome that went awry. The victim is a tenant of the 46-year-old suspect

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Opposition PAC members quit until a new chair is appointed

KUALA LUMPUR: Opposition members of the Public Accounts Committee (PAC) from BN and PAS have quit the committee until a new chairman is appointed. Opposition Leader Ismail Sabri Yaakob (Bera-BN) told the press that the resignation will be in effect

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UMNO-PAS Taliban state remark: Umno will sue DAP’s Nga

PUCHONG: Umno secretary general Annuar Musa has confirmed that his party would be suing Teluk Intan MP Nga Kor Ming over Nga’s claim that Umno and PAS’ joint rule would result in Malaysia becoming a Taliban state. “Umno has decided

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EC advice to potential candidates for Rantau by-election

KUALA LUMPUR: The Election Commission (EC) today advised potential candidates for the Rantau state by-election in Negri Sembilan to familiarise themselves with the nomination form by filling it and making the necessary checks much earlier. EC chairman Azhar Azizan Harun

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Trump declares ‘complete exoneration’ after Mueller report finds no collusion

WASHINGTON: US President Donald Trump declared yesterday that he had been completely exonerated after his campaign was cleared of colluding with Russia in the 2016 election, in a major boost for his re-election hopes. The long-awaited final report of Special

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Muhammad Shafee to file application to set aside contempt charge

KUALA LUMPUR: Lawyer Tan Sri Muhammad Shafee Abdullah intends to file an application to set aside the leave obtained from the High Court to initiate committal proceedings against him over his media statement in relation to former prime minister Datuk

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