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First woman Dewan Rakyat secretary, Rosmee is retiring

KUALA LUMPUR: Since more than a decade ago, the sweet voice of Datuk Roosme Hamzah echoes in the Dewan Rakyat before the meeting starts, fulfilling her role as the Dewan Rakyat secretary, one of the important people in Parliament. Yesterday,

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E-wallet, errant civil servants among focus of Dewan Rakyat today

KUALA LUMPUR: Implementation of the RM30 e-wallet payment to eligible Malaysians, effective Jan 1 next year, is expected to be one of the highlights at today’s Dewan Rakyat sitting, which is the last sitting for this term. According to the

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Loke: 91,978 e-hailing drivers have obtained PSV licence

KUALA LUMPUR: Transport Minister Anthony Loke Siew Fook said a total of 91,978 e-hailing service drivers have obtained their Public Service Vehicle (PSV) licence as of Dec 2. He said 42,818 candidates had failed, most of whom had taken the

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Umno MP brings up ash issue again! Calls DAP ‘communist lovers’

PUCHONG: Chaos erupted in the Dewan Rakyat today when Datuk Seri Shahidan Kassim (BN-Arau) urged RSN Rayer (PH-Jelutong) to retract his statement alleging that Barisan Nasional did not respect the Hindu community. Rayer made the remark after Datuk Seri Tajuddin Abdul

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Yeo: No electricity tariff surcharge for domestic consumers next year

KUALA LUMPUR: The electricity tariff in Peninsular Malaysia for domestic consumers will be maintained while the surcharge for commercial and industrial users will be reduced effective Jan 1 until June 30, next year. Energy, Science, Technology, Environment and Climate Change

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Role of Jakim, BMF campaign among focus of Dewan Rakyat today

KUALA LUMPUR: The role of the Department of Islamic Development Malaysia (Jakim) in certifying halal food products to protect Muslim interests, is among focus of the Dewan Rakyat today. According to the Dewan Rakyat order papers posted on the Parliament

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Putrajaya to amend Federal Constitution, limit PM’s tenure

KUALA LUMPUR: The government would table a Bill today to amend the Federal Constitution,  introducing a term limit for the coveted prime ministership. The Bill, which would be tabled by Law Minister Datuk Liew Vui Keong, is part of the

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Dr M: Police wants Sosma but govt will review it

KUALA LUMPUR: The Royal Malaysian Police is adamant on retaining the Security Offences (Special Measures) Act 2012 (Sosma) to safeguard national security, said Prime Minister Tun Dr Mahathir Mohamad today. However, he assured the public that the government would evaluate

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Ramkarpal to table IPCMC Bill tomorrow, with 37 new amendments

The Independent Police Complaints and Misconduct Commission 2019 (IPCMC) Bill which has been referred to the Parliament’s Special Select Committee will be tabled tomorrow with 37 new amendments. Minister in the Prime Minister’s Department Datuk Liew Vui Keong said the

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118,416 dengue fever cases nationwide as of November

KUALA LUMPUR: A total 118,416 cases of dengue fever were reported nationwide from January until November 27, a 70% increase compared to the same period in 2018, Dewan Rakyat was told today. Deputy Health Minister, Dr Lee Boon Chye said

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