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Martin Carvalho

mart3@thestar.com.my

Recent and archived articles by Martin Carvalho

15 Jun 2019 | 7:00 AM

Proposal on attempted suicide hailed

PETALING JAYA: The proposal to decriminalise attempted suicide is a right step towards removing the stigma attached to those with mental health issues, says Tan Sri Lee Lam Thye.

14 Jun 2019 | 7:00 AM

PSC calls up Latheefa

PETALING JAYA: Malaysian Anti-Corruption Commission (MACC) chief Latheefa Koya will appear before Parliament’s Special Select Committee (PSC) on Major Public Appointments said its chairman William Leong.

13 Jun 2019 | 3:28 PM

Not our job to vet political aides, says Parliament Select Committee chief

PETALING JAYA: Ministers and their deputies are solely responsible for vetting political appointees employed by them, says the Parliamentary Select Committee (PSC) on Major Public Appointments.

13 Jun 2019 | 2:28 PM

PSC wants Latheefa to brief them on her 'mission and vision' as MACC chief

PETALING JAYA: Newly appointed Malaysian Anti-Corruption Commission (MACC) chief Latheefa Koya will have to appear before Parliament's Special Select Committee (PSC) on Major Public Appointments, says its chairman William Leong.

13 Jun 2019 | 7:00 AM

Sex video a tool of gutter politics, say leaders

PETALING JAYA: Responding to the latest case of a sex video being wielded as a political weapon, many party leaders have called it gutter politics.

13 Jun 2019 | 7:00 AM

Azmin: It’s a nefarious plot to ruin me

PETALING JAYA: Economics Affairs Minister Datuk Seri Azmin Ali is hitting out at those behind the sex video which allegedly featured him, accusing them of a “nefarious plot” to ruin his reputation and political career.

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13 Jun 2019 | 7:00 AM

Dr M dismisses lewd video implicating Azmin

SHAH ALAM: Tun Dr Mahathir Mohamad has dismissed the lewd videos implicating Economics Af­­fairs Minister Datuk Seri Azmin Ali in a bedroom romp with another man.“This is done by people who have political agendas,” said the Prime Minister after attending a Parti Pribumi Bersatu Malaysia fund-­rai­sing event at Setia City Convention Centre last night.

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12 Jun 2019 | 3:36 PM

Haziq could be charged in civil or syariah court, says lawyer

PETALING JAYA: The individual who confessed to being the man in the viral sex videos could be charged for a criminal offence under syariah or civil law, says Malaysian Muslim Lawyers Association (PPMM) president Datuk Zainul Rijal Abu Bakar.

Malaysian Muslim Lawyers Association president Datuk Zainul Rijal Abu Bakar says Haziq could be charged in civil or syariah court.
12 Jun 2019 | 2:56 PM

Zuraida comes to defence of minister implicated in sex video scandal

PETALING JAYA: PKR vice-president Zuraida Kamaruddin has come to the defence of her fellow minister who has been implicated in sex videos that have gone viral.

12 Jun 2019 | 11:55 AM

Stay clear of sex video scandal, PAS tells members

PETALING JAYA: PAS members should not get involved in the sex video scandal that has gone viral by spreading false accusations against fellow Muslims, says PAS ulama chief Datuk Dr Mahfodz Mohamed.