SHAH ALAM, Jul 25 – Attempt to abolish any security acts, including the Security Offences (Special Measures) Act 2012 (Sosma) should be referred to the security authorities in advance. Former prime minister Datuk Seri Najib Abdul Razak said it was feared the repeal could expose the country to the threat of violence.
PUTRAJAYA, Jul 25 – The Malaysian Anti-Corruption Commission (MACC) today refuted claims that it had withdrawn the corruption charges against Finance Minister Lim Guan Eng. The commission, in a statement here today, said it had no jurisdiction or power to do so. It said the matter is subject to the power
KUALA LUMPUR, Jul 25 – Malaysia will host the 22nd Asean Directors-General of Immigration Departments and Heads of Consular Affairs Divisions of Ministries of Foreign Affairs Meeting (DGICM), which will be held here from Aug 5 to 9. According to Immigration Department director-general Datuk Seri Mustafar Ali, the annual meeting would
KUALA LUMPUR, Jul 25 – The proposal to repeal the Security Offences (Special Measures) Act 2012 (Sosma) does not mean that the government is tolerant of terrorism, the Dewan Rakyat was told yesterday. A government backbencher Nik Nazmi Nik Ahmad (PH-Setiawangsa) said on the contrary, it was the duty of the
KUALA LUMPUR, Jul 25 – Agriculture and Agro-based Industry Minister Salahuddin Ayub agrees with the proposal for a cut in the monthly allowance of MPs who skip Parliament sitting. The Amanah deputy president said such action could be taken if the MPs concerned could not provide valid reasons for their absence. “If they purposely miss