Tarrence Tan

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20 Jan 2019 | 7:00 AM

No dodging pushy relatives

PETALING JAYA: “When are you going to get married?”, “How much are you making now?”

Looking on the bright side: Both Veean (left) and Lee remain upbeat about Chinese New Year as it is when they get to spend some time with their family.
18 Jan 2019 | 7:00 AM

Support for referendum on death penalty

PETALING JAYA: Lawyers have voiced their support for the proposal for the government to conduct a referendum before deciding on abolishing the death penalty, which started a debate among Malaysians in recent months.

Strong views: Abdul Rahim also questioned whether human rights groups who opposed the death penalty conducted a study on the families of crime victims.
16 Jan 2019 | 8:32 PM

Mita gearing up for Visit Malaysia 2020 with carnival-like event

SERDANG: In preparation for Visit Malaysia 2020, the Malaysian Inbound Tourism Association (Mita) has announced it will organise a carnival-like event promoting tourism.

11 Jan 2019 | 7:39 PM

Anwar calls on Bob Manolan to clarify 'threats against Tok Batin'

PETALING JAYA: PKR president Datuk Seri Anwar Ibrahim has called on party Senator Bob Manolan Mohamad to clarify the "threats" the latter allegedly made to the Orang Asli village headmen (Tok Batin) in Cameron Highlands recently.

11 Jan 2019 | 6:07 PM

Following RoS approval, Mira seeks to join Pakatan

PETALING JAYA: The Minority Rights Action Party (Mira) will be seeking to join Pakatan Harapan as a formal coalition partner, says its secretary-general Kannan Ramasamy.

10 Jan 2019 | 4:23 PM

NGO gives police two-month deadline to reopen probe into Teoh Beng Hock's death

PETALING JAYA: Nearly a decade after the death of Teoh Beng Hock, a non-governmental organisation (NGO) has issued a two-month deadline to the police to complete its investigations into the case.

17 Dec 2018 | 7:00 AM

‘Kiandee can keep PAC post’

PETALING JAYA: Datuk Seri Dr Ronald Kiandee should relinquish his position as the chairman of the Public Accounts Committee (PAC) only if he joins Pakatan Harapan, the ruling coalition, said Internatio­nal Movement for a Just World (JUST) president Dr Chandra Muzaffar.

Datuk Seri Dr Ronald Kiandee. -filepic
16 Dec 2018 | 11:52 AM

Umno defections: Party-hopping ticks off Nurul Izzah

PETALING JAYA: PKR vice-president Nurul Izzah Anwar appeared incensed over the prospects of former Umno leaders crossing over to Pakatan Harapan.

15 Dec 2018 | 7:00 AM

Fear stalks transgenders

KLANG: Several transgenders have come out to talk about their fears as news of a transgender woman who was beaten to death by a group of men started to go viral.

14 Dec 2018 | 7:00 AM

‘PKR will not accept Umno MPs just yet’

KUALA LUMPUR: PKR decided not to accept several former Umno members who want to cross over to the party as it wants to maintain its main principle of its reform agenda, says party president Datuk Seri Anwar Ibrahim.

Good work: Anwar shaking hands with Tian Chua during the launch of his book ‘Lakaran Jiwa Merdeka: Catatan dari Penjara Kajang’.
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