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Speedy citizenship for footballer, perpetual statelessness for local kids

There are close to 2,000 stateless kids in welfare homes, according to the Welfare Department. But we give selective citizenship to those favoured by the administration. Home Minister Tan Sri Muhyiddin Yassin must explain why Liridon Krasniqi was prioritised among

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Odour pollution: SPAN cries sabotage, lodges police report

PUTRAJAYA: The National Water Services Commission (SPAN) lodged a police report two days ago following an incident of odour pollution which resulted in the Sungai Semenyih and Bukit Tampoi Water Treatment Plants being forced to close. SPAN chairman Charles Santiago

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Set up independent body to probe ‘deep state’

I do not even know where to start. Or how to make the police understand that they cannot investigate themselves, as the force has been implicated in the deep state at play in Malaysia. But hold on. One does not

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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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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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DAP MP: Suhakam must probe Ewansiha’s death

PUCHONG: DAP MP Charles Santiago urged Suhakam to hold a public inquiry to investigate the death of Nigerian doctorate student, Orhions Ewansiha Thomas at the hands of the Malaysian Immigration Department. Speaking to The Leaders Online, the Klang backbencher also

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Santiago to Immigration Dept: Own up to your mistakes

PUCHONG: Incensed by the string of reported wrong-doings by the Immigration Department, DAP MP Charles Santiago urged the Home Ministry to expand its reforms on detention process from Prisons Department to Immigration Department. “Home Minister Tan Sri Muhyiddin Yassin said

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