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Loshana K Shagar

loshana@thestar.com.my

Recent and archived articles by Loshana K Shagar

21 Jul 2018 | 7:00 AM

Give us a grace period, ministry urged

PETALING JAYA: A grace period should be given to schools and families before the Education Ministry implements the black shoes ruling for students from next year, a parents’ group said.

Black it is: The Nobel International School in Kelana Jaya, Selangor, has had the black shoes as part of its uniform since it was founded in 2004. The school says the non-slip shoes are not only safer for daily use, they can also be used during the students’ physical education. — FAIHAN GHANI/The Star
19 Jul 2018 | 6:48 PM

Wee takes a swipe at Pakatan over unfulfilled promises

KUALA LUMPUR: MCA's sole lawmaker Ayer Hitam MP Datuk Seri Dr Wee Ka Siong took a swipe at the newly-minted Pakatan Harapan Government for breaking its promises to the rakyat.

Datuk Seri Dr Wee Ka Siong speaking to the reporters on Thursday. -Azman Ghani/The Star
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Datuk Seri Tajuddin Abdul Rahman. -filepic
19 Jul 2018 | 5:55 PM

Saifuddin Nasution adds his support for Anwar to be PKR president uncontested

KUALA LUMPUR: Datuk Saifuddin Nasution Ismail has joined the chorus of voices for Datuk Seri Anwar Ibrahim to become the PKR president uncontested.

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19 Jul 2018 | 4:55 PM

Ku Li: Umno leaders must do away with 'undesirable' behaviour

KUALA LUMPUR: Umno leaders need to be mindful of the way they carry themselves, says veteran politician Tengku Razaleigh Hamzah.

 Tengku Razaleigh Hamzah. -Bernama filepic
19 Jul 2018 | 3:50 PM

Dr Dzulkefly: Doctor quality, not quantity, is the best medicine

KUALA LUMPUR: The Health Ministry will focus on producing quality doctors, rather than quantity, says its Minister Dr Dzulkefly Ahmad.

Dr Dzulkefly Ahmad. -Bernamapic
19 Jul 2018 | 2:30 PM

Nga: Cabinet meetings to be moved to Friday during Parliament sittings

KUALA LUMPUR: Cabinet meetings will be held on Friday instead of Wednesday when Dewan Rakyat is in session, said Deputy Speaker Nga Kor Ming.

19 Jul 2018 | 1:24 PM

Guan Eng admits GST was an effective taxation system

KUALA LUMPUR: Finance Minister Lim Guan Eng has admitted that the Goods and Services Tax (GST) was an effective taxation system, but lamented its flawed refund mechanism.

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19 Jul 2018 | 12:30 PM

GST money not returned? We’ll tell all, says Guan Eng

KUALA LUMPUR: The Finance Ministry will reveal how much money was not returned to manufacturers under the Good and Services Tax (GST) regime, says its minister Lim Guan Eng.

19 Jul 2018 | 7:00 AM

Ramkarpal gets the boot

FIREWORKS were aplenty on the third day of Dewan Rakyat, ending with the first booting out of an MP for the new Parliament.

In the news: Ramkarpal (left) with Rayer speaking to the media outside the Dewan Rakyat in Kuala Lumpur.
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