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After Nurul Izzah and Iqbal Johari storm, Rafizi says PKR must avoid perception of nepotism

PANDAN INDAH, Feb. 4 -- PKR deputy president Rafizi Ramli said the party must steer clear of acts that may seem nepotistic, after criticism of Nurul Izzah Anwar and Iqbal Johari's appointments to the ... Read More


Compromise, understand government agenda for equal funds, Rafizi tells Opposition

PANDAN, Feb. 4 -- Economy Minister Rafizi Ramli said Opposition lawmakers must cooperate with the government's agenda and stop stoking racial tension before making demands for equal funding with backb... Read More


IGP hopes for prosecution against eight cops under probe for murder of Tawau driver

KUALA LUMPUR, Feb. 4 -- Inspector General of Police Tan Sri Acryl Sani Abdullah Sani is hopeful that the murder of an e-hailing driver in Tawau, Sabah will be taken to court. Eight policemen, half of... Read More


Anthony Loke to join late-phase MRT2 trials next week ahead of March launch

PUTRAJAYA, Feb. 3 -- Minister of Transport Anthony Loke said he will be inspecting the full length of the MRT Putrajaya Line (MRT2) in a test run next week. Loke said the trial run on Tuesday was par... Read More


Muhyiddin says Bersatu accounts audited, all clean; hopes MACC will unfreeze money for state polls

KUALA LUMPUR, Feb. 2 -- Bersatu will be writing to the Malaysia Anti Corruption Commission (MACC) to lift the suspension of the party's bank accounts soon as it needs to pay its staff salaries and pre... Read More


Gagasan Rakyat Sabah not a threat to Bersatu, veep Ronald Kiandee says grassroots will remain

KUALA LUMPUR, Feb. 1 -- The Sabah chapter of Parti Pribumi Bersatu Malaysia (Bersatu) is undergoing a restructuring following the departure of Sabah Chief Minister Datuk Seri Hajiji Noor for another p... Read More


Armand Azha eyes Umno Youth chief post in party polls, says current wing 'too apologetic'

KUALA LUMPUR, Feb. 1 -- Umno supreme council member Datuk Armand Azha Abu Hanifah is bidding for the party Youth chief post in its upcoming internal election. Armand said the wing is playing it too s... Read More


Corruption Perception Index: Malaysia records worst score in a decade, but goes up one spot

KUALA LUMPUR, Jan. 31 -- Malaysia continued its slide in the Corruption Perception Index (CPI) measured by global watchdog Transparency International (TI), managing only 47 out of 100 possible points ... Read More


Khairy says won't appeal sacking from Umno, will listen to offers before deciding what's next

KUALA LUMPUR, Jan. 30 -- Former Umno Youth chief Khairy Jamaluddin Abu Bakar said he will not be appealing his sacking from the party. He said there is no point in appealing as the decision makers in... Read More


After protesting at Swedish Embassy in KL, Islamist group heads over to Dutch Embassy for apology over torn Quran

KUALA LUMPUR, Jan. 27 -- The Malaysian chapter of a pro-caliphate group Hizbur Tahrir mounted its second demonstration outside the Embassy of the Netherlands here after Friday prayers this afternoon, ... Read More