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Anticipating snap polls, Dr Mahathir hints at forming new party

KUALA LUMPUR, July 14 -- Former prime minister Tun Dr Mahathir Mohamad who co-founded Bersatu ahead of GE14 has now indicated he may form another new party amid talks of a snap general election. The ... Read More


Annuar Musa surprised at landlords kicking out UN refugee tenants, says they can rent

KUALA LUMPUR, July 13 -- Federal Territories Minister Tan Sri Annuar Musa expressed surprise after a Malay Mail report highlighted scores of refugees who have been rendered homeless amid an ongoing im... Read More


Malaysia has likely set precedent as first country to remove a sitting parliamentary Speaker, says Mohamad Ariff

KUALA LUMPUR, July 13 -- Malaysia is now perhaps the world's only nation to kick out a sitting Speaker of Parliament, former Dewan Rakyat Speaker Tan Sri Mohamad Ariff Md Yusof said. In a press confe... Read More


Malaysia likely set precedent as first country to remove a sitting parliamentary Speaker, says Mohamad Ariff

KUALA LUMPUR, July 13 -- Malaysia is now perhaps the world's only nation to kick out a sitting Speaker of Parliament, former Dewan Rakyat Speaker Tan Sri Mohamad Ariff Md Yusof said. In a press confe... Read More


Former Dewan Rakyat Speaker refutes Takiyuddin's remark that motion to remove him was 'flawless'

KUALA LUMPUR, July 13 -- Former Dewan Rakyat Speaker Tan Sri Mohamad Ariff Md Yusof has refuted Law Minister Datuk Seri Takiyuddin Hassan's remarks over his apparent acceptance of the prime minister's... Read More


Nga Kor Ming quits as deputy Dewan Rakyat Speaker before motion to remove him tabled

KUALA LUMPUR, July 13 -- Teluk Intan MP Nga Kor Ming has tendered his resignation as the Dewan Rakyat Deputy Speaker, just moments before a motion to remove him from the post was tabled by Prime Minis... Read More


Ahead of Aidiladha, Pahang bars Muslims from holding 'korban' ritual at home

KUALA LUMPUR, July 12 -- Muslims are not allowed to hold the animal slaughter ritual to mark the Hari Raya Aidiladha celebration at home, according to the Pahang Islamic Affairs, Education and Health ... Read More


Minister's nod for authorities to go after trans persons will lead to spike in discrimination, violence, says rights group

KUALA LUMPUR, July 12 -- Transgender rights group Justice for Sisters (JFS) lambasted minister Datuk Seri Zulkifli Mohamad for giving Islamic authorities a "full licence" to arrest and "educate" the a... Read More


Ismail Sabri: Airlines must reduce fares to post-MCO levels since allowed full loads again

KUALA LUMPUR, July 3 -- Senior Minister Datuk Seri Ismail Sabri Yaakob said airlines no longer have justification to keep domestic ticket prices elevated as they were no longer restricted to flying wi... Read More


Ismail Sabri: 16 detained for failing to register customers, record body temperatures

KUALA LUMPUR, July 3 -- Police arrested 16 people for failing to observe the standard operating procedures (SOPs) of the recovery movement control order (RMCO), Senior Minister Datuk Seri Ismail Sabri... Read More