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Malaysian authorities are gravely concerned over the possible political violence prior and after the upcoming general election. Former Chief of Army, General Tan Sri Md Hashim Hussein and former Inspector General of Police Tan Sri Musa Hassan have alerted all relevant agencies to play their role in
Arrest warrants against Hindu Rights Action Force (Hindraf) leader P Uthayakumar have been issued upon failing to appear in a court hearing a sedition charge against him. The ethnic Indian leader is an aspiring candidate of the upcoming general election.
Uthayakumar has been charged under the
Education Minister Heng Swee Keat presented the National Youth Achievement Award (NYAA) to 62 inmates on Tuesday. Reportedly, over 1,200 inmates are awarded with NYAA since 2000.
A 23-year-old inmate who has been imprisoned twice has successfully secured a place at the Nanyang Technological
Appointment letter of newly appointed Commission on Elections (Comelec) Commissioner Louie Tito Guia has been sent back to Malacañang due to a spelling mistake. Guia cannot assume office until his appointment letter is corrected.
“He cannot take the oath until they give the new appointment
Datuk Seri Najib Tun Razak says the opposition's claims of increasing Sabah's oil royalty to 20% will destroy the dreams of developing offshore petroleum industry. Currently, petroleum companies are capable of tapping into marginal fields which will eventually lead to increased revenue for Sabah.
Filipino radio broadcaster was cleverly ambushed and murdered in Kabasalan, Zamboanga Sibugay on Monday. 33-year-old Mario Vendiola Baylosis was a disc jockey and reporter of DXLM 101.7 of Radyo Natin.
Chief Inspector Ariel Huesca, spokesman of the Zamboanga Peninsula regional police office,
Two people in Kelantan were caught for impersonating as election observers during nomination day. The Election Commission Deputy Chairman Datuk Wira Wan Ahmad Wan Omar confirmed that two men were disguising themselves as election observers in the nomination centre when an election supervisor spotted
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