Self-reflect in front of the mirror, Anwar

KUALA LUMPUR: PKR number two Datuk Seri Azmin Ali has called upon his party chief Datuk Seri Anwar Ibrahim to self-reflect on his own self in front of the mirror. “Read my lips – tell him, he must look at

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Rise of the ‘Phoenix’: Malaysia’s hijab-wearing wrestler a phenomenon

PUCHONG: A hijab-wearing, diminutive Malaysian wrestler known as “Phoenix” cuts an unusual figure in the ring, a female Muslim fighter taking on hulking opponents in a male-dominated world. Dressed in flame-patterned trousers, a black and orange hijab and top, Nor

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Rare two-headed turtle hatchling found in Sabah conservation area

Conservationists working off of Mabul island near Semporna, in the east coast area of Sabah, were surprised when a two-headed green turtle hatchling emerged from a nest yesterday. Dive operators Scuba Junkie have a conservation arm, dubbed SJ SEAS, and

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National debt at RM1.1 trillion as of 2018

KUALA LUMPUR: Malaysia’s national debt rose to RM1.09 trillion in 2018 from RM1.08 trillion in 2017, based on accrual accounting. Speaking on the matter, Special Select Committee on the Budget chairman Datuk Seri Mustapa Mohamed said the amount comprises federal

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Witness: Najib viewed RM42 mln deposit allegation as damaging

KUALA LUMPUR: The High Court here was told that Datuk Seri Najib Tun Razak regarded news reports about RM42 million being deposited into his personal bank accounts as damaging to his reputation and career. Former 1Malaysia People’s Foundation (YR1M) chief

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US slaps sanctions on Myanmar army chief over Rohingya abuses

The US yesterday announced sanctions on Myanmar military’s Commander-in-Chief Min Aung Hlaing and other military leaders accused of being responsible for extrajudicial killings of Rohingya Muslims, barring them entry to the US. The steps, which also covered Min Aung Hlaing’s

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Malaysia preparing strategic paper to help Rohingya refugees

KUALA LUMPUR: The Foreign Ministry is preparing a strategic paper to determine the optimum role Malaysia can play to help the Rohingya refugees, the Dewan Rakyat was told today. Foreign Minister Datuk Saifuddin Abdullah said Malaysia is consistent in championing

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Suhakam to address IPCMC, custodial deaths and death penalty

KUALA LUMPUR: National Human Rights Commission’s (Suhakam) immediate focus now is on three major issues. They are the setting up of The Independent Police Complaints and Misconduct Commission (IPCMC), addressing custodial deaths and abolishing the death penalty. “We are looking

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Anwar: Azmin needs to go if he is the one in the sex video

KUALA LUMPUR: PKR president Datuk Seri Anwar Ibrahim said his deputy, Mohamed Azmin ali should resign from his post if he is conclusively identified as one of the two men exposed in a viral sex video. “If the investigations are

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Speaker refuses to cite Guan Eng, Opposition MPs stage walkout

KUALA LUMPUR: Opposition MPs staged a walkout from the Dewan Rakyat today after Speaker refused to cite Finance Minister Lim Guan Eng for allegedly misleading the House. Earlier, Opposition Leader Datuk Seri Ismail Sabri Yaakob submitted a motion to refer

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