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Sarawak BN objections may doom Act 355

 By Terence Netto COMMENT Prime Minister Najib Abdul Razak could not have reckoned with the objections of BN component parties in Sabah and Sarawak to Act 355 when he announced last November that Umno would “take over” PAS president Hadi … Continue reading

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Court rules Sarawak Muslim convert has right to be Christian

Religious groups and supporters welcome the High Court’s decision. The applicant was not present in court on Thursday.  KUCHING: A Sarawakian Bidayuh who was converted to Islam as a child has been granted a declaration that he is a Christian … Continue reading

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Mahfuz: Probe those who attempted to bribe Johor sultan

PAS’ Pokok Sena parliamentarian Mahfuz Omar has urged the authorities to act against those who tried to bribe Johor ruler Sultan Ibrahim Sultan Iskandar over a “Tan Sri” title. “I urge the Malaysian Anti-Corruption Commission (MACC) and police to immediately … Continue reading

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13 elected reps have died since GE13

PETALING JAYA: A total of 13 elected representatives have died since the last general election in May 2013. Of the 13, five of them were Members of Parliament (MP) while the other eight were state assemblymen. On Friday, Sabah state … Continue reading

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Annuar’s essay competition is childish, says Nurul Izzah

KUALA LUMPUR: PKR vice-president Nurul Izzah Anwar has slammed Annuar Musa over his proposed essay writing competition, labelling it as childish and uncalled for. “This is unbecoming behaviour from a senior MP and former minister. “No one should entertain this … Continue reading

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3 opposition MPs in limbo over GE14 pending appeals

PETALING JAYA: Three opposition MPs will be unable to stand for election in the coming general election (GE14) if the appeals against their convictions are not heard on time. Shah Alam MP Khalid Samad (Amanah), Pandan MP Rafizi Ramli (PKR) … Continue reading

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Siti Kasim gets death threats, branded ‘destroyer’ of Muslim faith after online interview

© The human rights lawyer said the death threats came after a fundamentalist Malay-language portal published an article that she said had ‘manipulated’ her interview with Chinese-language portal. — Picture… KUALA LUMPUR, March 22 — Lawyer Siti Kasim has lodged … Continue reading

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