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Iran to present plan for Gulf security at UN General Assembly...

Hassan Rouhani says the presence of foreign forces in the region would create insecurity for oil and shipping.

Sarawak PH reps confused, afraid to be labelled traitors, says PBB...

Juanda Jaya asks why PH assemblymen voted for motion to protect rights in state assembly.

Change ‘rich and developed’ notion of Penang, Chow tells Putrajaya

CM says this sort of thinking has hampered efforts to get more development funds from the federal government.

Penang wants visa on arrival for tourists from China, India

It says VOA will help state tap into lucrative tourist market and beat off competition from neighbouring countries.

Penang to gazette 2030 structure plan with PTMP, three-islands project

Exco Jagdeep Singh Deo says all considerations have been looked into before approving structure plan.

Fight Singapore for hawker culture recognition, rep tells Penang govt

Lee Khai Loon says the Penang government should drop its gentle approach and aggressively pursue Unesco nomination for Penang’s hawker culture.

Sarawak assembly unanimously approves motion to protect rights

The state government says any amendment to Article 1(2) of the Federal Constitution to restore Sarawak's status must be done comprehensively and not in a piecemeal manner.

Afghanistan to hold grand council of elders to discuss peace talks

The assembly, known as a 'loya jirga', will be convened in Kabul, with more than 2,000 participants gathering for four days of debate.

Foxconn to begin assembling top-end Apple iPhones in India in 2019

The work will take place at Foxconn's plant in Sriperumbudur town in the southern state of Tamil Nadu.

Johor opposition leader returns office, allowance

Hasni Mohammad says it is not democratic or transparent to only recognise the role of the opposition with a room.

PKR rep: Rush to build airports by northern states cause for...

Bukit Tambun assemblyman Goh Choon Aik says since it costs a lot of money, this matter should be collectively decided.

Penang to invite proposals for water taxi service

Penang hopes to have water taxis connecting Tanjung Tokong, Jelutong, George Town, Bayan Baru and Bayan Lepas on the island.

List on 13 new Sabah state seats submitted to Mahathir

PBS secretary-general Johnny Mositun says this was confirmed by EC chairman Azhar Azizan Harun at a meeting in KL today.

PAS, Umno publicly endorse single candidate for Seri Setia by-election

PAS election director Roslan Shahir Mohd Shahir says there is no longer any need to support candidates of either party 'stealthily'.

Penang gets tough with illegal furniture factories

State exco member Phee Boon Poh says there are 97 licensed factories while 185 more in the state are being legalised.

Johor Sultan: I don’t want state assembly to be a ‘circus’

He wants speaker to carry out his duties effectively to ensure the assembly proceedings are orderly and conform to rules.

Penang must raise marriage age to 18, says rep

But opposition leader says in Islam, it is okay to marry as long as one reaches puberty.

Penang assembly to debate 3 motions

However, it does not include any motion to restrict the chief minister's service to two terms.

Assemble, yes, but no punching, Penang CM tells demonstrators

Chow Kon Yeow says people are free to hold demonstrations on the issue of Deputy Chief Minister II Prof P Ramasamy but they must also respect the right of the other party to speak.

Shafie: I’m not afraid of Musa Aman’s suit on July 9

He says Sabah's constitution clearly spells out that when a person doesn’t command the confidence of the majority of assemblymen, he must give up his position.

Native land rights: Don’t be traitors, activist tells Sarawak lawmakers

Peter John Jaban says the proposed amendment to land code to be tabled at the July 9 sitting of the Sarawak assembly does not do justice to the natives.

Sabah state assembly convened minus Musa

All but one opposition representative were sworn in again earlier this morning.

Sekinchan rep Ng Suee Lim is new Selangor speaker

Ng is Selangor DAP publicity secretary and takes over from former Subang Jaya state assemblyman Hannah Yeoh.

Musa takes Shafie to court over CM’s post

Musa Aman, who was sworn in as chief minister two days before Shafie was sworn in, files writ of summons challenging the appointment.