Martin Carvalho

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16 Nov 2018 | 1:19 PM

It's common for MPs to clash in Parliament, then joke over tea

PETALING JAYA: A recent video and photo showing PKR president-elect Datuk Seri Anwar Ibrahim being friendly with several Umno lawmakers in the MPs lounge in Parliament has raised eyebrows and led to speculation about political manoeuvres.

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15 Nov 2018 | 8:16 PM

Nazri against ICERD, Azalina wants Parliament debate on it

KUALA LUMPUR: Datuk Seri Nazri Aziz is against the International Convention on the Elimination of All Forms of Racial Discrimination (ICERD).

15 Nov 2018 | 5:50 PM

Zuraida: Local councils directed to shut down all illegal plastic factories

KUALA LUMPUR: What action is being taken to deal with the deluge of plastic waste being processed by illegal waste processing factories across the country? That's what Charles Santiago, the MP for Klang, had asked the Housing and Local Government Ministry in Parliament.

15 Nov 2018 | 5:30 PM

Nazri: Up to grassroots to push if they want Zahid to go on leave

KUALA LUMPUR: Umno members will have to push at the grassroots level if they want their president Datuk Seri Dr Ahmad Zahid Hamidi to go on leave.

15 Nov 2018 | 3:20 PM

Toll concessionaires have recouped more than double their costs

KUALA LUMPUR: Toll concessionaires have collected more than double the cost of constructing their highways from the start of their operations up to 2017, says Work Minister Baru Bian.

15 Nov 2018 | 3:06 PM

Malaysia to have tighter rules on child marriages

KUALA LUMPUR: Laws to better protect the interest of those involved in child marriages will be tabled in Parliament by the middle of next year, says Deputy Prime Minister Datuk Seri Dr Wan Azizah Wan Ismail.

15 Nov 2018 | 1:50 PM

Hisham asks if Defence Ministry able to buy assets with reduced budget

KUALA LUMPUR: The Pakatan Harapan government needs to do a reality check on its promise and allocation pertaining to the Defence Ministry in its recently tabled Budget 2019.

15 Nov 2018 | 1:18 PM

Wan Azizah: We need to look after teachers and their families

KUALA LUMPUR: The welfare of teachers and their family members must be taken into consideration, says Deputy Prime Minister Datuk Seri Dr Wan Azizah Wan Ismail.

15 Nov 2018 | 1:16 PM

DPM maintains that female circumcision is part of Malaysian culture

KUALA LUMPUR: Putrajaya has reaffirmed its stand that female genital mutilation (FGM) is part of Malaysian culture.

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15 Nov 2018 | 1:08 PM

Time given to businesses to register under SST before action taken, says Guan Eng

KUALA LUMPUR: For the time being, no action will be taken against businesses that fail to register under the Sales and Service Tax (SST) regime, says Finance Minister Lim Guan Eng.