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Power transition: DPM lauds Mahathir’s commitment

KUALA LUMPUR: Deputy Prime Minister Datuk Seri Dr Wan Azizah Wan Ismail lauded Tun Dr Mahathir Mohamad’s statement on agreeing to hand over the post of prime minister to PKR president Datuk Seri Anwar Ibrahim. “Alhamdulillah,” she said, when met

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Anwar as PM: Up to God to decide

AMPANG: Only God can decide whether PKR president Datuk Seri Anwar Ibrahim can become the eighth prime minister after incumbent premier Tun Dr Mahathir Mohamad steps down, said PKR vice president, Zuraida Kamaruddin. “I can plan anything. If Allah says

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Anwar shoots down Lim’s call for RCI on poverty

KUALA LUMPUR: PKR president Datuk Seri Anwar Ibrahim has shot down calls for the formation of a royal commission of inquiry (RCI) into the poverty level as suggested by his counterpart Lim Kit Siang of the DAP. Instead of a

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Anwar: Azmin can have special session to discuss matter with me

PETALING JAYA: The pro-Azmin faction is welcomed to have special session to wrestle out outstanding issues with party president Datuk Seri Anwar Ibrahim. “I am a democrat, people can come and discuss (matters with me),” said Anwar. “If they (the

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No one’s vacating for Anwar to get into Cabinet

PETALING JAYA: Prime Minister Tun Dr Mahathir Mohamad confirmed that PKR president Datuk Seri Anwar Ibrahim will not be part of his Cabinet as none of them want to resign and vacate their positions. This seems the case even though

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Redzuan slams Anwar over Lynas

PUTRAJAYA: Entrepreneur Development Minister Datuk Seri Mohd Redzuan Yusof slammed PKR president Datuk Seri Anwar Ibrahim over Anwar’s support for those opposing Lynas. “He (Anwar) must give confidence to investors that the government will not flip-flop on policies regardless of

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Anwar sees red over Zakir Naik’s speech

KUALA LUMPUR: The actions of independent preacher Dr Zakir Naik who stirred a hornets nest about Hindus and Chinese in Malaysia in a lecture were uncalled for despite his intention to preach, said PKR president Datuk Seri Anwar Ibrahim. “I

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Dr M: No contradictions over sex scandals

KUALA LUMPUR: Prime Minister Tun Dr Mahathir Mohamad denied that he contradicted himself in his actions in dealing with cabinet members who were implicated in sex scandals. This is in view of the sex scandal involving then Deputy Prime Minister

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‘Manifesto, manifesto’ defence for new Seda chair

KUALA LUMPUR: DAP veteran Lim Kit Siang defended the appointment of Public Accounts Committee deputy chairman Wong Kah Woh as Sustainable Energy Development Authority (Seda) on the basis that it did not violate the Pakatan Harapan manifesto. “We follow the

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Pakatan Harapan a political hypocrite government?

KUALA LUMPUR: Reforms and governance parliamentary caucus chief Datuk Seri Anwar Ibrahim who is also PKR president defended the government over alleged political hypocrisy. “I don’t believe so,” he, who is also Port Dickson MP, told a press conference after

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