Akil Yunus

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13 Aug 2017 | 6:15 PM

Nothing to Hide 2.0 forum suspended after chaos at venue

SHAH ALAM: The Nothing To Hide 2.0 forum featuring a no-holds barred session with former premier Tun Dr Mahathir Mohamad had to be suspended after several individuals created a ruckus by throwing objects towards the stage.

Screengrab of the event before chaos erupted at the Nothing to Hide 2.0 forum on Sunday.
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13 Aug 2017 | 7:07 AM

Phee and two others remanded for five days

GEORGE TOWN: The moment state executive councillor Phee Boon Poh arrived at the courthouse for remand proceedings, his wife and heavily pregnant daughter burst into tears.

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13 Aug 2017 | 7:00 AM

Ilegal factory caused dirty air, say villagers

BUKIT MERTAJAM: Born and raised in Kampung Sungai Lembu, housewife Anna Teoh has been staying in the village for 54 years.

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13 Aug 2017 | 7:00 AM

MACC probes Phee’s letters

EXCLUSIVE: PENANG: The Malaysian Anti-Corrup­tion Commission (MACC) is investigating two letters, which appear to have originated from state executive councillor Phee Boon Poh, asking that no action be taken against an illegal factory.

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11 Aug 2017 | 7:00 AM

More scrutiny in handling financials

ANYONE preparing reports containing financial information for organisations like banks, unit trust schemes or corporations listed on the stock exchange will be scrutinised by the Securities Commissions Audit Oversight Board.

11 Aug 2017 | 7:00 AM

Debate on RUU355 postponed again

THE debate on the Private Member's Bill to amend the Syariah Courts (Criminal Jurisdiction) Act 1965, which was slotted for this Parliamentary meeting, has been postponed yet again.

11 Aug 2017 | 7:00 AM

RCEP for better access to invest abroad

THE proposed Regional Comprehensive Economic Partnership (RCEP) would create better access for companies to invest abroad, said International Trade and Industry Minister Datuk Seri Mustapa Mohamed.

3 Aug 2017 | 3:42 PM

More teachers being trained to meet DLP demand

KUALA LUMPUR: The Education Ministry is training more teachers to meet the increasing demand for the implementation of the Dual Language Programme (DLP) in schools.

3 Aug 2017 | 12:59 PM

Over 2,000 fake accounts blocked or shut down since January

KUALA LUMPUR: More than 2,000 fake social media accounts have been blocked or shut down since January this year, said the Communications and Multimedia Ministry.

2 Aug 2017 | 3:53 PM

PSM: Ensure EIS Bill passed in this Dewan Rakyat meeting

KUALA LUMPUR: Parti Sosialis Malaysia (PSM) wants assurances that the newly tabled Employment Insurance System Bill will be debated and passed during the current Dewan Rakyat meeting.