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Unprecedented, says Dr M as bill is carried without any objection

After Parliament votes to lower the voting age, the prime minister says it is the first time a bill to amend the constitution has been passed with 100% support.

It’s our fault if 18 year olds are immature in politics,...

The PAS president says youths need to be educated on politics.

Govt expected to table bill abolishing death penalty next week

Minister VK Liew says the papers for Cabinet consideration have been finalised, but that the death sentence for trafficking in drugs will remain.

Opposition lays 2 conditions for supporting bill to lower voting age

Opposition leader Ismail Sabri says the government must ensure automatic registration of voters and allow those aged above 18 to contest in elections.

Louisiana lawmakers pass bill to ban abortions

Louisiana state will be next in line to prohibit abortion and Democratic governor, John Bel Edwards would sign the bill.

Bill would have passed if you had listened to Sabah, Sarawak,...

The Batang Sadong MP accuses de facto law minister Liew Vui Keong of hastily making the amendment and thinking he can buy MPs' support over lunch and dinner.

Not what we want, dismayed Sabah politicians say of constitutional amendment...

Saying the amendment is inadequate, they ask for the wording to be changed to reflect that Sabah and Sarawak are of the same status as Penisular Malaysia.

Elected reps should get details of bill a week before reading,...

Abdul Karim Rahman Hamzah says this will give them ample time to understand and debate any amendment or bill more effectively.

Minister: Amending constitution to shed ‘state’ status for Sabah, S’wak first...

De facto law minister Liew Vui Keong confirms bill to amend Article 1(2) to restore Sabah and Sarawak’s equal partner status will be tabled latest next week.

DAP man confirms tabling of bill to restore rights of Sabah,...

The Sarawak DAP chairman says all Pakatan Harapan MPs have been asked to be present at tabling of the amendment.

Bill to restore equal partner status back to Sabah, Sarawak

De facto law minister Liew Vui Keong says this will allow Sabah and Sarawak to no longer be perceived as mere states within Malaysia.

US Senate passes pro-Israel bill

The Senate backed the Strengthening America's Security in the Middle East Act on Tuesday, before Trump's annual State of Union speech.

Senate passes bill on varsity act amendments

Working committee set up to provide input for new act to replace the Universities and University Colleges Act (Auku) 1971 by 2020.

Bill to abolish death penalty to be tabled at next Dewan...

Earlier, the Cabinet had decided that the death penalty for 33 offences, including for murder, would be abolished.

Explosive device found in mail sent to the Clintons

Device was similar to the one found at the home of billionaire financier George Soros on Monday.

Iran parliament passes counter-terror finance bill

The bill aims to bring Iran's laws in line with international standards and allows it to join the UN Terrorism Financing Convention.

SST bills passed out of ‘respect’ for the people, says BN...

Khairul Azwan Harun says the senators did not want to disrupt the collection of revenue by the government.

Putrajaya wants new homes to be equipped with internet facility

The government is planning to table a bill to make it compulsory for all new housing projects to have internet facility.

Support for law to stop hate speech

Former members of the National Unity Consultative Council welcome the move announced by Mujahid Yusof Rawa.

Power to 1Borneo reconnected after 9 days

SESB today received RM3.5 million as partial payment but there is still at least RM5.2 million in electricity bills left unpaid.

Israel’s LGBT community calls for strike action after surrogacy bill defeat

The bill was designed to allow single women and women who are unable to become pregnant for medical reasons the right to apply for state support for surrogacy.

Time for SESB to shed some light on 1Borneo fiasco

Why did the utility company allow the mall to rack up a RM9.3 million bill?

Sterling falls after May bows to Brexit pressure in parliament

The pound fell to an intraday low of US$1.3223 on news that May had bowed to pressure from Brexit supporters and accepted their changes to a customs bill that underpins Britain's exit from the EU.

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.