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July 24 for mention of application by Adib's family for contempt proceedings against AG

SHAH ALAM (Bernama): The Coroner's Court here set July 24 to mention an application by the family of firefighter Muhammad Adib Mohd Kassim to initiate committal proceedings against Attorney General Tommy Thomas for contempt in the inquest into the fireman's death.

Signature on political donation receipt is Tengku Adnan's, says witness

KUALA LUMPUR (Bernama): Aset Kayamas Sdn Bhd managing director Tan Sri Chai Kin Kong told the High Court here Wednesday (July 17) that the signature on the official receipt for the RM2mil political contribution he gave to Umno was that of Datuk Seri Tengku Adnan Tengku Mansor.

Anwar-Azmin spat a matter of differences of opinion, says PKR sec-gen

JOHOR BARU: PKR secretary-general Datuk Seri Saifuddin Nasution Ismail has played down the spat between Datuk Seri Anwar Ibrahim and Datuk Seri Azmin Ali as "differences of opinion".

Youth wings to kickstart youth empowerment agenda

PETALING JAYA: Umno is amending its constitution to accept members as young as 16 into the party, in tandem with the government's move to lower voting age to 18, says party Youth chief Datuk Dr Asyraf Wajdi Dusuki.

PAS lawmaker questions govt stand on 'LGBT culture'

KUALA LUMPUR: A senior PAS lawmaker has asked the government whether it recognises the lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender (LGBT) "culture" after it did not take any action against organisers of an International Women's Day rally.

Health D-G: Taiwanese dental schools were never recognised under approved list

PETALING JAYA: Basic dental qualifications from Taiwanese dental schools were never recognised under the Dental Act 1971, says Health director-general Datuk Dr Noor Hisham Abdullah.

Environment group Peka says informed police, DBKL of July 18 rally

PETALING JAYA: The organiser of the "Walk Towards a Better Environment" peaceful rally has informed the police and Kuala Lumpur City Hall of its march from Padang Merbok to Parliament on Thursday (July 18).

Police seize illegal cigarettes worth RM400,000 in raid

PETALING JAYA: The police have seized 2,710 cartons of illegal cigarettes worth at least RM400,000 in a special operation in Klang.

MCA questions move to disallow debate on PAC report over GST refunds in Parliament

PETALING JAYA: MCA has questioned the move to disallow the debate of the Parliament's Account Committee (PAC) report on the RM19.4bil Goods and Services Tax (GST) refunds in Parliament.

MCA: Govt should review existing laws that impose age restrictions

PETALING JAYA: The government should review existing laws that impose age restriction, says MCA Youth chief Nicole Wong Siaw Ting.