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Dewan Negara passes repeal of Anti-Fake News Act

KUALA LUMPUR: The Dewan Negara passed the repeal of the Anti-Fake News Act 2018 (Act 803) after the Bill was tabled for second reading today. Deputy Minister in the Prime Minister’s Department Mohamed Hanipa Maidin when winding up the debate

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Vigneswaran: Use Senate Caucus to discuss people’s interest

KUALA LUMPUR: The Dewan Negara which sat for eight days since Dec 9 has adjourned sine die. Dewan Negara president Tan Sri SA Vigneswaran in announcing the adjournment, hoped senators would use the Senate Caucus as a platform to delve

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Claims Malaysia as biggest plastic polluter in India unofficial

KUALA LUMPUR: Housing and Local Government Ministry (KPKT) has not received any formal notification from any parties on claims that Malaysia is the largest contributor of plastic waste dumping on Great Nicobar Island, India. Deputy Human Resource Minister Datuk Mahfuz

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Malaysia’s banknotes are free from pig fat, say deputy minister

The country’s banknotes are free from any animal fat and do not contain any pig fat element, Deputy Finance Minister Datuk Amiruddin Hamzah said. “The RM1 and RM5 banknotes are made from a polymer as it is four times more

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Lee: Pharmaniaga’s contract extended to ensure smooth transition

KUALA LUMPUR: Pharmaniaga Logistic Sdn Bhd’s (Pharmaniaga) pharmaceutical and medical equipment concession contract with the Health Ministry which ended on Nov 30, has been extended for another 25 months to ensure smooth transition to the new company. Deputy Health Minister

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Yeoh: ‘Safe and Unsafe Touch’ campaign has positive impact on children

The “Safe and Unsafe Touch” campaign, featured in five one-minute videos in collaboration with Google, has a positive impact on children from becoming victims of sexual crimes, the Senate was informed. Deputy Women, Family and Community Development Minister Hannah Yeoh

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Dewan Negara passes 2020 Supply Bill

KUALA LUMPUR: The Dewan Negara yesterday approved the Supply Bill (Budget) 2020, which has allocated RM297 billion for the year’s expenditure. Deputy president of the senate Datuk Halim Abdul Samad announced the decision at 10.10pm. The Bill was unanimously approved

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Defence Ministry ready to implement MAF three core plans

KUALA LUMPUR: The Defence Ministry is ready to implement three core plans to ensure that the Malaysian Armed Forces (MAF) is well-developed through the Defence White Paper. Its deputy minister, Liew Chin Tong said the three core plans were the

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DPM: Don’t blame women for being victims of sexual crimes

KUALA LUMPUR: Blaming a woman for a crime committed against her due to the way she talks or dresses is wrong, said Deputy Prime Minister Datuk Seri Dr Wan Azizah Wan Ismail. “Political leaders, both elected and appointed representatives, must

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‘Men seduced to rape’: PKR senator apologises, retracts proposal

PUCHONG: PKR senator Mohd Imran Abd Hamid apologised to Malaysians over his controversial remark calling for laws to protect men from being seduced by women into committing sexual crimes. In a statement today, Imran also said he had retracted the

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