IPEC LEGACY AWARDS

Malay unity offer: Zahid says no to Dr M

KUALA LUMPUR: Umno president Datuk Seri Ahmad Zahid Hamidi today firmly rejected Prime Minister Tun Dr Mahathir Mohamad’s invitation for the party to join Parti Pribumi Bersatu Malaysia (PPBM). Speaking at the Parliament today, Zahid said this was not only

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In need of a truly independent IPCMC now

I refer to the statement made by IGP Abdul Hamid Bador today and Special Branch (SB) chief Mohamed Farid Abu Hassan statement yesterday on the complaints raised by Selangor Chinese Assembly (KLSCAH) Youth Chief Siah Kwong Liang and Universiti Malaya

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MACC nabs Melaka assemblyman for misappropriation of funds

PUCHONG: The Malaysian Anti-Corruption Commission (MACC) has arrested a Melaka state assemblyman and a clerk today in an investigation over misappropriation of funds linked to the National Blue Ocean Strategy (NBOS). In a statement, MACC chief commissioner Latheefa Koya said

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Student’s murder: Parents must play their role in bringing up kids

KUALA LUMPUR: Following the murder of a teenager at the hands of his sister and her boyfriend in Perak, Hannah Yeoh stressed the need of parents’ role in bringing up their children. “Generally, these things happen when there is a

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Haziq can appeal against his expulsion

KUALA LUMPUR: Former Santubong PKR youth Haziq Abdullah Abd Aziz who was given the boot out by PKR can appeal against his expulsion to the party’s disciplinary board, said party president Datuk Seri Anwar Ibrahim. “Yes, there is a process,

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Hishammuddin: Don’t simply reject Dr M’s olive branch

KUALA LUMPUR: Umno should not be dismissive of Prime Minister Tun Dr Mahathir Mohamad’s call for Malay political parties to unite, said Sembrong MP Datuk Seri Hishammuddin Hussein today. Speaking to reporters at the Parliament, Hishammuddin said that no one

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Delhi water crisis: The haves get limitless water, the poor fight for every drop

NEW DELHI: In this teeming capital city of more than 20 million people, a worsening drought is amplifying the vast inequality between India’s rich and poor. The politicians, civil servants and corporate lobbyists who live in substantial houses and apartments

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Article 117 made SRC International abnormal

KUALA LUMPUR: The inclusion of Article 117 in SRC International’s Memorandum and Articles of Association made the company abnormal, testified former director Datuk Suboh Md Yassin. The article led to then prime minister Datuk Seri Najib Razak becoming emeritus advisor

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Couple wins ‘wife carrying’ championship, gets wife’s weight in beer as prize

A Lithuanian man and his wife have won the world ‘wife carrying’ title, leaping over timber and wading through waist-high water to beat dozens of other couples for a second year running. The prize is the wife’s weight in beer.

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Najib’s 1MDB trial dates remain as scheduled

KUALA LUMPUR: Former prime minister Datuk Seri Najib Razak’s 1MDB trial will commence on Aug 19 as scheduled, regardless whether the trial involving SRC is completed, ruled High Court Justice Collin Lawrence Sequerah. Sequerah rejected an application from the prosecution

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