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18 Nov 2014 | 12:50 PM

Ahmad Maslan did not intend to mislead Parliament, Speaker rules

KUALA LUMPUR: Dewan Rakyat Speaker Tan Sri Pandikar Amin Mulia has rejected Pandan MP Rafizi Ramli's request to cite Deputy Finance Minister Datuk Ahmad Maslan to Parliament's Rights and Privileges committee for misleading the Dewan Rakyat, ruling that Ahmad had no intention to do so.

23 Jul 2014 | 4:30 PM

Brakes on Anwar's bid to make wife Selangor MB

KUALA LUMPUR: PKR's bid to make party president Datuk Seri Wan Azizah Wan Ismail the next Selangor Mentri Besar met with a roadblock when the Pakatan Rakyat leadership council failed to come to a decision on the matter.

(from left)  Tuan Ibrahim, Mat Sabu, Lim Guan Eng, Anwar Ibrahim, Lim Kit Siang and Mustafa Ali.
3 Oct 2013 | 7:00 AM

Parliament: Argument over Chin Peng's remains turns hilarious with language switch

AN argument over the remains of Communist Party of Malaya leader Chin Peng from being brought into Malaysia turned hilarious when Datuk Abdul Azeez Abdul Rahim (BN-Baling) and G. Manivannan (PKR-Kapar) switched to Tamil.

14 Mar 2012 | 12:00 AM

Rais: No reason to bring in Freedom of Info Act

THE Dewan Rakyat was told that the Information, Communications and Culture Ministry had no intention of introducing the Freedom of Information Act as Malaysia already practised its tenets as enshrined in the Federal Consti­tution.

14 Mar 2012 | 12:00 AM

PM: Scrapped pay scheme did not meet objectives

THE Government decided to scrap the controversial Public Service New Remuneration Scheme (SBPA) because it did not reflect the commitment made in Budget 2012, said Prime Minister Datuk Seri Najib Tun Razak.

14 Mar 2012 | 12:00 AM

Anwar and Khairy go at each other over stand on Jewish state

THE Dewan Rakyat saw a heated argument between Datuk Seri Anwar Ibrahim and Khairy Jamaluddin (BN-Rembau) over the issue of Israel when the latter insisted that the Opposition leader’s support for the security of Israel was “absolute” rather than one with conditions.

14 Mar 2012 | 12:00 AM

No questions on settlement of Tajudin-Danaharta

PARLIAMENT has rejected questions on the out-of-court settlement between former Malaysia Airlines executive chairman Tan Sri Tajudin Ramli and state-owned Danaharta, saying the matter was being deliberated by the courts and could therefore not be discussed.

11 Mar 2012 | 12:00 AM

Imports of all glow-in-the-dark lollipops to be halted immediately

KUALA LUMPUR: The Health Ministry will halt all supplies of glow-in-the-dark lollipops entering the country to be tested for contamination immediately.

9 Apr 2011 | 12:00 AM

Man runs over wife’s leg after quarrel over affair

A MOTHER of seven claims that her husband pushed her and ran his car over her leg after they had a quarrel over his alleged affair with a woman, i>Harian Metro/ireported.

9 Apr 2011 | 12:00 AM

Family sues after groom fails to turn up

A BRIDE'S family from Buntong, Ipoh, filed a case against the bridegroom and his father from Sungai Siput for failing to go ahead with the planned wedding ceremony on Feb 14, i>Tamil Nesan/ireported.