Loshana K Shagar

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17 Aug 2018 | 6:07 PM

Not being dragged into Azmin-Rafizi battle, says Anwar

KUALA LUMPUR: Datuk Seri Anwar Ibrahim says he does not want to be dragged into the battle for deputy presidency between Datuk Seri Azmin Ali and Rafizi Ramli, and has warned all PKR leaders not to resort to devious methods to win in the party polls.

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17 Aug 2018 | 7:00 AM

Free medicine scheme to stay, says minister

KUALA LUMPUR: Cancer and rare disease patients covered by the Patient Access Scheme (PASc) will continue to have access to free medication amid a ministry’s review, said the Health Minister.

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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.

Datuk Seri Bung Moktar Radin. -filepic
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 | 6:31 PM

Fahmi: I am not vacating Lembah Pantai

KUALA LUMPUR: Lembah Pantai MP Fahmi Fadzil has denied speculation he will contest in the Seri Setia by-election.

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KUALA LUMPUR: The Anti-Fake News Act, which was passed about five months ago, has been repealed with a simple voice vote.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

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16 Aug 2018 | 4:24 PM

DAP leader launches book of Malay poems, says racial attacks outdated

KUALA LUMPUR: People who accuse DAP lawmakers of being anti-Malay, anti-Islam and against the national language need to find new excuses, says Youth and Sports Deputy Minister Steven Sim.

 Dewan Rakyat Speaker Datuk Mohamad Ariff Md Yusof (left) with Steven Sim during the  launching of the latter's collection of Bahasa Melayu poems on Thursday. -Bernama