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Lawyers divided over Nazri's proposed law against party-hopping, some see need for constitutional amendment

KUALA LUMPUR, Sept. 21 -- Datuk Seri Mohamed Nazri Abdul Aziz proposal to amend the Election Commission Act 1957 to end the political defection menace must be accompanied by a change to the Federal Co... Read More


Agreeing with Dr Mahathir, Nazri says 'naive' Syed Saddiq's youth-centric party ideals not practical

KUALA LUMPUR, Sept. 20 -- Former law minister Datuk Seri Mohamed Nazri Abdul Aziz has joined his frequent critic, Tun Dr Mahathir Mohamad, in expressing his scepticism of the yet-to-be formalised, you... Read More


PJ police arrest stepfather after teenage rape victim confides in teacher

KUALA LUMPUR, Sept. 19 -- A team of police officers from the Petaling Jaya (PJ) district police headquarters, detained a 41-year old man for allegedly raping his 16-year old stepdaughter. Petaling Ja... Read More


Ismail Sabri: 101 arrested yesterday for RMCO violation

KUALA LUMPUR, Sept. 18 -- Police yesterday detained 101 people for various offences relating to the standard operating procedures of the recovery movement control order (RMCO). In a statement today, ... Read More


Police granted 60-day remand order for Malaysian duo allegedly involved in global hacking operation

KUALA LUMPUR, Sept. 17 -- The Magistrate's Court has granted the police a 60-day remand order for two Malaysians, allegedly involved in a global hacking operation. Earlier, The Star reported Perak-ba... Read More


MACC to file maiden charge under Whistleblower Protection Act 10 years after law came to be

KUALA LUMPUR, Sept. 17 -- The Malaysian Anti-Corruption Commission (MACC) announced that it will charge a company executive under the Whistleblower Protection Act tomorrow, the first time the law has ... Read More


Hard to abolish mandatory death sentence as Malaysians favour 'eye for an eye' punishments, says ex-law minister

KUALA LUMPUR, Sept. 17 -- Former law minister Datuk Seri Mohamed Nazri Abdul Aziz has admitted that it is difficult to abolish the country's mandatory death sentence, as Malaysians always demand "an e... Read More


Covid-19 quarantine-breaching minister Khairuddin hospitalised with 'mystery' ailment

KUALA LUMPUR, Sept. 17 -- Plantation Industries and Commodities Minister Datuk Khairuddin Aman Razali, who breached the country's mandatory Covid-19 quarantine requirement for those returning from abr... Read More


Selangor MB advises residents on state's coast to be wary of high tides, flood risk

KUALA LUMPUR, Sept. 16 -- Selangor Mentri Besar Datuk Seri Amirudin Shari has warned residents in five districts in the state to be cautious of high tides and the possibility of floods between now and... Read More


Nazri: We tracked more heinous criminals in the past, why not Indira Gandhi's ex-husband?

KUALA LUMPUR, Sept. 16 -- Former law minister Datuk Seri Mohamed Nazri Abdul Aziz has questioned the authorities' inability to repatriate M. Indira Gandhi's ex-husband Muhammad Riduan Abdullah, saying... Read More