‘PAS a political soothsayer’

SEREMBAN: Negeri Sembilan Menteri Besar Datuk Seri Aminuddin Harun described the state PAS statement which predicted that it would win the 20 state seats in the next general election as a ‘pak nujum’ (soothsayer). “Politicians have always liked to predict

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The Litmus of The Sandakan Video

WHEN you are a writer and are as old as I am, you carry with you the benefit of knowledge and the baggage of history. You can choose to be arrogant and reckless because you know other people’s skeletons or

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Friday’s IPCMC Bill offers a short-changed, face-lifted EAIC

Over the weekend I read the Independent Police Complaints of Misconduct Bill which was tabled in Parliament on Friday. The Bill has the acronym IPCMC, thus allowing it to be mistaken for the IPCMC proposed in 2005 by the Royal

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Bank Negara international reserves rises to US$103.3b

KUALA LUMPUR: The international reserves of Bank Negara Malaysia (BNM) amounted to US$103.3 billion as at July 15 this year, up 0.6% from US$102.7 billion as at June 28, the central bank said today. In a statement, BNM said the

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Study on the need for national type Tamil secondary school ongoing

KUALA LUMPUR: The need to establish a Tamil national type secondary school is being studied by the Education Ministry, to improve the education level of the Indian community, through the Indian Community Education Advisory Committee, said Deputy Education Minister Teo

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Ambank was uncomfortable with cash deposit overflow into Najib’s account

KUALA LUMPUR: The large amount of cash deposit into the account of former prime minister resulted in Ambank getting uncomfortable and resulted in the bank issuing a letter to confirm the source of funds. The request was then made to

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Hong Kong police criticized over failure to stop attacks on protesters

HONG KONG: Hong Kong police faced criticism on Monday for an apparent failure to protect anti-government protesters and passersby from attack by suspected gang members at a train station on the weekend. The attack on Sunday came during a night

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Shadowed by trade war, Malaysia says 2020 fiscal deficit target a ‘challenge’

KUALA LUMPUR: Southeast Asia’s third-largest economy is dealing with a debt pile of over 1 trillion ringgit, which the administration of Prime Minister Tun Dr Mahathir Mohamad has blamed on mismanagement by the previous government. Malaysia is also struggling with

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Sabotage in contaminated water, confirms minister

PUCHONG: Water, Land and Natural Resources Minister Dr A Xavier Jeyakumar confirmed that the police have found elements of sabotage behind the diesel spillage which contaminated raw water in Sungai Selangor. “I was informed that elements of sabotage have been

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Najwan Halimi to be questioned over gay sex video?

PUCHONG: PKR assemblyman for Kota Anggerik Najwan Halimi is expected to be questioned by the police over the gay sex clip that implicated Economic Affairs Minister Datuk Seri Azmin Ali. Federal CID director Comm Datuk Huzir Mohamed confirmed that a

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