Akil Yunus

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25 Jul 2017 | 2:03 PM

Dr Subra: Only those bitten in rabies-declared localities will be vaccinated

KUALA LUMPUR: Only those who have been bitten by dogs in the localities declared to be affected by rabies will be vaccinated, said Health Minister Datuk Seri Dr S. Subramaniam.

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25 Jul 2017 | 12:48 PM

Stampin MP ejected from Dewan Rakyat over argument on rabies issue

KUALA LUMPUR: An Opposition MP was ejected from the Dewan Rakyat after he repeatedly accused a minister of misleading the august House.

24 Jul 2017 | 7:45 PM

Pakatan Harapan submits draft of its constitution to RoS

KUALA LUMPUR: Pakatan Harapan has submitted a draft of its constitution to the Registrar of Societies (RoS), fulfilling one of the requirements for its official registration.

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24 Jul 2017 | 4:18 PM

Opposition wants Malanjum to succeed Md Raus as chief justice

KUALA LUMPUR: Opposition lawmakers from Sabah and Sarawak have proposed that Tan Sri Richard Malanjum be made the next chief justice of Malaysia as he is currently the most senior Federal Court judge.

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24 Jul 2017 | 12:15 PM

Najib: MRT project has also improved surrounding infrastructure

PETALING JAYA: The completion of the second phase of the 51km Mass Rapid Transit (MRT) Sungai Buloh-Kajang (SBK) Line has also improved existing infrastructure and facilities along the line, says Datuk Seri Najib Tun Razak.

A file picture of Najib taken during the launch of the second phase of the MRT project.
24 Jul 2017 | 11:35 AM

PM: Direct funding process reason for MRT 'success story'

KUALA LUMPUR: The Sungai Buloh-Kajang (SBK) MRT Line was a "success story" because the project was carried out via a direct funding process and not through concessionaires, says Prime Minister Datuk Seri Najib Tun Razak.

18 Jul 2017 | 7:05 PM

Agong consents to formation of RCI on 1990s forex losses

PETALING JAYA: The Government has officially announced the formation of a Royal Commission of Inquiry (RCI) to investigate the foreign exchange (forex) losses suffered by Bank Negara Malaysia in the 1990s.

Former chief secretary to the government Tan Sri Mohd Sidek Hassan will chair the Royal Commission of Inquiry
14 Jul 2017 | 10:04 AM

SSK: Why no DAP leader in the Pakatan top three?

PETALING JAYA: Barisan Nasional lawmaker Datuk Seri Dr Salleh Said Keruak has questioned why none of the highest posts in the Pakatan Harapan leadership structure went to a DAP leader despite the party having the most number of MPs in the coalition.

13 Jul 2017 | 7:00 AM

Time for more technocrats

We need a generation of leaders who are not shackled by personal political interests.

12 Jul 2017 | 10:50 PM

Najib and family test out new MRT line

PETALING JAYA: Prime Minister Datuk Seri Najib Tun Razak took time off his schedule on Wednesday evening to test out the second phase of the Sungai Buloh-Kajang MRT line which opens to the public next week.

Prime Minister Datuk Seri Najib Tun Razak and family pose with supporters at the Merdeka MRT Station's Rukunegara Wall