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Sarawak MP ticked off for challenging Wan Junaidi over autonomy

An academic says the Puncak Borneo MP should be showing support for Sarawak's aspiration

UM paves the way for student-run campus polls

Universiti Malaya students have been given full freedom to organise their own elections.

Rebels named leaders of Philippine Muslim territory

President Rodrigo Duterte personally swears in Murad Ebrahim as interim chief minister at a symbolic Manila ceremony. 

Sabah Umno granted partial autonomy

Umno secretary-general Annuar Musa says more powers would be granted soon.

Sabah Umno to get autonomy next week, says state chief

Bung Moktar says this move will help strengthen Umno in the state.

Umno VP: Sabah leaders postponed meeting to discuss party direction

Ismail Sabri Yaakob says Umno president Ahmad Zahid Hamidi was scheduled to explain the party’s direction in Sabah on Dec 3 but Sabah Umno asked for a postponement.

Greater autonomy for all states almost impossible, says ex-judge

Gopal Sri Ram says Sabah and Sarawak are the only exceptions since they joined the federation as equal partners.

Central committee to take charge of PKR re-elections in 3 Sabah...

Sabah PKR election director Rosli Masaliku says he was made to understand that the state election committee members will not take charge.

PH won’t ask Sarawak to give up immigration control, CM told

DAP's Bandar Kuching MP Dr Kelvin Yii says the chief minister must name the deputy minister who allegedly made the suggestion.

India govt stresses central bank has autonomy as markets tumble

Indian stocks and bonds fell and the rupee weakened earlier in the day amid reports that RBI Governor Urjit Patel may consider resigning given the breakdown in relations.

Beijing says Hong Kong’s ‘one country, two systems’ policy remains

Beijing, under the "one country, two systems" principle, promises Hong Kong a high degree of autonomy and freedoms not enjoyed elsewhere in China.

MA63 activist tells Dr M: You can’t speak for East Malaysians

Zainnal Ajamain says Sabah and Sarawak citizens, in pushing for their rights, no longer place their trust in the state governments.

PM: Sabah and Sarawak want autonomy, not independence

Dr Mahathir Mohamad says he will not support any move to give independence to Sabah and Sarawak.

Greater powers for all state chapters please, Umno told

An analyst says it could undermine the Umno president's powers, but it doesn't mean anything when the party is rejected by the people.

Autonomy for Sabah Umno to chart its own fate

Umno president Ahmad Zahid Hamidi says Sabah Umno will be given free hand.

On Malaysia Day eve, STAR chief calls for new agreement to...

Failing which, Jeffrey Kitingan says Sabah and Sarawak should be granted full independence.

Philippine leader approves autonomy law for troubled Muslim region

Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte approved the Bangsamoro Organic Law, which gives Bangsamoro Autonomous Region in Muslim Mindanao political and economic powers that successive governments have promised separatists

How to know if you’re in a toxic relationship

Toxic relationships are detrimental to your wellbeing as it can make you forget who you are and doubt what is best for your own mental and physical survival.

Faroese weigh pulling free of Danish grip

The Faroe Islands might soon become an independent nation.

Academic body: Remove deadwood, political appointees from varsities

This is one of 10 proposals Gerak has made to the new education minister, including one to replace ‘kulitocracy’ with meritocracy.

‘Shafie doesn’t need to refer to KL any more for any...

Warisan permanent chairman VK Liew says party is not a component of Pakatan Harapan and only a strategic partner.

Remove all politically appointed varsity heads, NGO tells Maszlee

The Malaysian Academic Movement urges new education minister to undertake crucial reforms to improve academic environment, including abolishing the National Council of Professors.

In Sabah, homegrown opposition parties have the edge for now

However, street poll shows some believe peninsula-based opposition parties may be the better choice in the long run.

Misuari: Malaysia-friendly elements sabotaging Philippine peace talks

The former Mindanao governor says president Rodrigo Duterte is more effective in negotiating with Muslim separatists than previous administrations ‘conspiring with Malaysia’.