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Zakiah Koya

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17 May 2019 | 9:10 PM

Former aide claims PKR MP sexually harassed her

PETALING JAYA: A former aide of a Perak PKR MP has filed a police report against him for allegedly sexually harassing her.

16 May 2019 | 7:00 AM

‘All must respect the EC’

PETALING JAYA: Pakatan Harapan leaders including Prime Minister Tun Dr Mahathir Mohamad should respect the Election Commission’s independence in introducing electoral reforms, said EC commissioner Faisal S. Hazis.

15 May 2019 | 10:57 AM

Bersih: EC must stand firm against PM on campaigning by ministers

PETALING JAYA: The Election Commission must stand firm in restricting election campaigning by ministers, even if the Prime Minister calls for a relaxation of such guidelines, says electoral watchdog Bersih 2.0.

12 May 2019 | 7:00 AM

Take care of yourself, then your children

SERI KEMBANGAN: Her mother could only read Jawi but that did not stop her from raising 10 children and improving herself.





The doctor says: Siti Hasmah playing the violin at home. She advises mothers to maintain good relations with their children, even when they are 60.
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11 May 2019 | 7:00 AM

Experts laud ‘Shared Prosperity’

PETALING JAYA: The “Shared Prosperity” economic model will have to first overcome the special privileges accorded to certain races in past economic models if it is to work, says three of the nation’s notable economic experts.

Cautiously optimistic: Lin, Mohd Sheriff and Navaratnam.
9 May 2019 | 7:00 AM

PM: Pakatan has done much

PUTRAJAYA: Pakatan Harapan has achieved much in its first year, with the government being of one mind to “bring back the Malaysia we knew”, said Prime Minister Tun Dr Mahathir Mohamad.“We don’t go around shouting about our achievements. Nobody expected us to win. They said this coalition is fragile and that it will break up.





His take on things: Dr Mahathir holding a special press conference marking Pakatan’s first-year anniversary as the government. — Bernama
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7 May 2019 | 7:00 AM

Muhyiddin: Laws cannot solve every problem

PUTRAJAYA: Wielding the baton of the law alone will not keep the country’s security and harmony intact and community leaders must remind Malaysians to accept that they live in a diverse society, says Home Minister Tan Sri Muhyiddin Yassin (pic).

An interview with Home Minister Tan Sri Muhyiddin Yassin on PH 1st anniversary in power. (Anniversary interview) in Putrajaya.
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7 May 2019 | 7:00 AM

‘No Cabinet reshuffle’

PUTRAJAYA: There is no need to restructure the existing Cabinet, says Tun Dr Mahathir Mohamad.





Everything is good: Dr Mahathir gesturing to the media after the press conference at the Perdana Building in Putrajaya. — Bernama
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6 May 2019 | 4:14 PM

No one has come to me about changing Johor Bersatu chief, says PM

PUTRAJAYA: No one has come to me to change the new Johor Parti Pribumi Bersatu Malaysia (Bersatu) state chief, said Prime Minister Tun Dr Mahathir Mohamad.

6 May 2019 | 3:54 PM

Jho Low took a lot of money for himself, says Dr M

PUTRAJAYA: We have evidence fugitive Malaysian financier Low Taek Jho took a lot of money for himself, says the Prime Minister Tun Dr Mahathir Mohamad.

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