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Mavcom says AirAsia never sent details of klia2 immigration congestion

The commission says the low-cost carrier did not respond to its request for information ahead of talks with immigration authorities.

After PKR criticism, Shafie hints of ‘bad things’ by party

One appointment won't hurt state government credibility, says chief minister in response to PKR.

Nasharudin to be charged under money-laundering law tomorrow

MACC says he was arrested after making his statement in Putrajaya and released on bail.

Sarawak urged to give more scholarships for overseas studies

Bandar Kuching MP questions the state's plans to help students to repay PTPTN loans, calls for more efforts on creating jobs

Tahfiz school abuse suspects not charged due to lack of evidence,...

AG Tommy Thomas says DPP exercised his rights to take 'No Further Action'.

Bung Moktar asks when DAP will be deregistered over LTTE link

Barisan Nasional MP implies DAP has links to the Liberation Tigers of Tamil Eelam.

Charges against me by PH only show it is insecure, says...

The former Umno vice-president says Pakatan Harapan is scared of its own shadow.

I can’t believe Dr M had no knowledge of comic book...

The MCA president asks how officials breached protocol to allow a copy to be handed to Chinese President Xi Jinping.

DAP reps, 3 others file habeas corpus applications over LTTE-linked arrests

They say their detention under Sosma is against their fundamental rights enshrined in the Federal Constitution.

8,000 family medicine specialists needed

Health ministry official says only 700 now in service but the target is to have 1 specialist to 4,000 population.

Najib shows Guan Eng’s foreword in comic book as Hew takes...

The former prime minister keeps up pressure on DAP after party leaders distanced themselves from the book which was condemned for its pro-China propaganda.

‘Frustrated’ Lynas rules out compensation battle with Malaysia, says report

The Australian Financial Review says the rare earths producer has no appetite for 'additional conflict with the government'.

Reclamation can be answer to climate change, says Penang exco man

Jagdeep Singh Deo says reclaimed land can shield islands from rising sea levels and provide more space for development.

Sabah to go high-tech in tracking down poachers, Shafie says after...

This after the discovery of another Borneo pygmy elephant killed in the district of Beluran last week.

Nibong Tebal MP collapses during debate

Deputy Dewan Rakyat speaker Nga Kor Ming temporarily adjourns the sitting.

Ramasamy stands by remarks on police, LTTE

The Penang deputy chief minister II, who was summoned to Bukit Aman today, speaks of an attempt to 'silence the critics of Zakir Naik'.

No decision on banning comic book yet, says deputy home minister

Aziz Jamman says the ministry is waiting for investigations to conclude first.

Uproar in Dewan Rakyat as Shahidan labels 2020 Budget ‘communist’

The former minister says the budget's title uses the term 'equitable', which he claims is a communist ideology.

Plan for 1MDB-PSI signing ceremony failed to take off, says witness

Former 1MDB CEO Shahrol Azral Ibrahim Halmi says the signing of the joint venture agreement in Putrajaya was called off after Saudi King Abdullah said he would not attend.

Minister defends upgrade of jetties in Tanjung Piai

Salahuddin Ayub says ministers are responsible for announcing anything that benefits the people, regardless of timing.

Use of polygraph test results in court under study, says CJ

Chief Justice Tengku Maimun Tuan Mat says the proposal involves amendments to existing laws.

Do your job, Kadir tells professors council

A Kadir Jasin says he has no problem with keeping the council but it must comprise the right people.

No comment, says Loke after MAHB share price plunge

Transport minister says he will meet A Kadir Jasin who blamed him for causing Malaysia Airports' share price to tumble.

Names of no-shows can be made public, says deputy speaker

However, Md Rashid Hasnon says it would be inappropriate to do so.

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