Hemananthani Sivanandam

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16 Aug 2018 | 8:57 PM

Parliament agrees to reopen PAC and Auditor-General probes into 1MDB

KUALA LUMPUR: Parliament has agreed for the Public Accounts Committee (PAC) and Auditor-General to open fresh investigations into the 1Malaysia Development Berhad (1MDB) scandal.

16 Aug 2018 | 8:46 PM

Motion to refer Bung Moktar to Rights and Privileges Committee deferred

KUALA LUMPUR: A motion to refer outspoken MP Datuk Seri Bung Moktar Radin to Parliament's Rights and Privileges Committee has been deferred to the next meeting.

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16 Aug 2018 | 8:43 PM

Tony Pua: Toll buyout will cost Govt less than RM400bil

KUALA LUMPUR: The Pakatan Harapan government intend to buy out toll highway concessionaires will cost less than RM400bil, says Damansara MP Tony Pua.

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16 Aug 2018 | 6:42 PM

Tony Pua: Tax on soft drinks one of many options to raise govt revenues

KUALA LUMPUR: The idea to start a "soda tax" on soft drinks to increase government revenues and encourage healthy living is just a personal proposal, said Damansara MP Tony Pua.

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16 Aug 2018 | 5:43 PM

Parliament passes bill to repeal Anti-Fake News law

KUALA LUMPUR: The Anti-Fake News Act, which was passed about five months ago, has been repealed with a simple voice vote.

16 Aug 2018 | 4:32 PM

PAS gives Pakatan a 'D' over 100-day promises

KUALA LUMPUR: Pakatan Harapan gets a 'D' for failing to keep its 100-day election promises, says PAS president Datuk Tuan Ibrahim Tuan Man.

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16 Aug 2018 | 4:04 PM

Azmin says he's not involved in plot to keep Anwar from PM’s post

KUALA LUMPUR: PKR deputy president Datuk Seri Mohamed Azmin Ali rubbished allegations that voting for him in the upcoming party polls equals to voting against Datuk Seri Anwar Ibrahim to become the Prime Minister.

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16 Aug 2018 | 3:43 PM

Indian youth turn to crime after rejection by armed forces, says MP

KUALA LUMPUR: Indian youth have turned to gangsterism after failing to join the army, said Pakatan Harapan's Padang Serai MP M. Karupaiya.

16 Aug 2018 | 1:58 PM

Over 50,000 cases of HFMD recorded, virus strain relatively benign

KUALA LUMPUR: Over 50,000 cases of hand, foot and mouth disease (HFMD) stemming from the Coxsackie virus have been reported since the outbreak of the disease, says Health Minister Dr Dzulkefly Ahmad.

16 Aug 2018 | 1:49 PM

Bung: Why pick on me over the F-word? Get them all

KUALA LUMPUR: The outspoken Kinabatangan MP says he has been unfairly targeted, following a move to cite him to the Parliament's Rights and Privileges Committee.

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