LTTE: Affected families urge the govt to repeal Sosma, DAP MP backs the call

KUALA LUMPUR: The families of the 12 men currently detained under Security Offenses (Special Measures) Act 2012 (Sosma) over alleged links to the Liberation Tigers of Tamil Eelam (LTTE) held a peaceful protest outside the Parliament yesterday. They urged the

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Khairy: Leave me out of Pakatan’s power play, too busy on public policy

PUCHONG: Rembau MP Khairy Jamaluddin today denied that he had submitted a private member’s motion to debate the power transition plan between Tun Dr Mahathir Mohamad and Port Dickson MP Datuk Seri Anwar Ibrahim. In a series of Instagram posts,

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Social media abuzz over unverified new Cabinet list

PUCHONG: There is list circulating on the social media platform, purportedly showing the new list of Cabinet members for next year. The unverified list indicates that PKR president Datuk Seri Anwar Ibrahim will become the new Deputy Prime Minister, replacing

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Finas’ Ahmad Idham ridiculed for Netflix censorship call

KUALA LUMPUR: National Film Development Corporation (Finas) chief executive officer Ahmad Idham Ahmad Nadzri received backlash from social media netizens after he suggested that digital content on movie streaming platform, Netflix, to be censored. On Nov 16, Idham, who is

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MB: Chinese cemetery: govt has not made decision

SEREMBAN: The state government has still not made a decision to allow a private company to develop 141 hectares of land in the Malaysia Vision Valley 2.0 (MVV 2.0) into a Chinese cemetery, the State Legislative Assembly sitting was told

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Istana Negara describes 30th pre-Cabinet weekly meeting as “most meaningful”

PUTRAJAYA: Yang di-Pertuan Agong Al-Sultan Abdullah Ri’ayatuddin Al-Mustafa Billah Shah today held the 30th pre-Cabinet weekly audience with Prime Minister Tun Dr Mahathir Mohamad, which Istana Negara described as “most meaningful”. Comptroller of the Royal Household for Istana Negara, Datuk

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Child marriage: Federal govt can criminalise it, bypass state laws

So, the government claimed that Muslim or customary marriage is a matter within state jurisdiction, therefore the Federal Government can only try to persuade but cannot compel the states to raise the age of marriage to 18.  Is it true?

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Dr Mahathir: Anwar agrees there should not be too much tension on power transition

PUTRAJAYA: The transition of leadership was among the key issues discussed between PKR president Datuk Seri Anwar Ibrahim and Prime Minister Tun Dr Mahathir Mohamad when they met at Perdana Leadership Foundation, here today. Dr Mahathir, when asked by reporters

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US warships sail in disputed South China Sea, China livid

US Navy warships, on two occasions in the past few days, have sailed near islands claimed by China in the South China Sea, the US military told Reuters yesterday, at a time of tension between the world’s two largest economies.

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IGP: Don’t worry about Yazid Sufaat, our eyes are on him

KUALA LUMPUR: The Inspector-General of Police (IGP) Tan Sri Abdul Hamid Bador assured Malaysians that militant Yazid Sufaat, who has been released after serving a two-year detention period, is being closely monitored by the police. Hamid said Yazid was released

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