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Cabinet has no objections to Latheefa’s appointment, says Azmin

The economic affairs minister says no one raised objections during Wednesday's Cabinet meeting.

Cabinet against making report on foreign workers public, says source

A special committee set up to streamline policies on foreign workers is said to have suggested placing workers under the human resources ministry.

Dr M has to do what he has to do

The country is in dire need of solutions and the PM cannot be playing 'Mr Nice Guy' all the time.

Latheefa’s MACC appointment not discussed in Cabinet, say ministers

However, they welcome her appointment, saying she is a capable individual with a proper understanding of the law.

Time to get back to work as Australian PM names cabinet

Morrison says he has high expectations of his ministry and clear goals for each of their roles.

Najib sees PH as a ship adrift

The former prime minister says the government needs an overarching vision and a strategy to realise it.

Step down voluntarily, Kadir Jasin tells non-performing ministers, CMs

The prime minister's special adviser on media and communications further adds it is also the rakyat's responsibility to ask them to reconsider their positions.

2 previous AGs refused to ratify Rome Statute, says Tommy Thomas

He says he is surprised as he did not know the AG can refuse to act on instructions from the Cabinet.

AG: It’s PM and Cabinet who wage war, not Agong

Attorney-General Tommy Thomas cites example of British war inquiry, where former PM Tony Blair was called up.

Cabinet to discuss matriculation programme issue on Wednesday

This follows various views expressed over the need to provide more places to non-Bumiputera students.

Don’t go off half-cocked, Rafidah reminds ministers

Make sure studies and plans are ready and complete - and avoid using social media to announce government policies.

Mahathir: Still so much to do, so little time

PM says he is working three times as hard as before, from morning till night, but knows the clock is ticking.

Dr M: I’m disappointed in them, too

The prime minister responds a day after critical remarks by Nurul Izzah Anwar about political developments after the 2018 general election.

Canada’s PM changes Cabinet for third time in 3 months amid...

Earlier this month, Trudeau denied he or his officials had interfered in Canada's judicial system, and he offered no apology. 

Azmin sangkal dakwaan Kadir mengenai majlis ekonomi

Menteri hal ehwal ekonomi berkata kerajaan Pakatan Harapan bertindak secara 'kolektif' dan atas sebab itu majlis ditubuhkan.

Kadir is wrong about economic council, says Azmin

The economic affairs minister says the Pakatan government moves 'collectively' and that is why the EAC has been formed.

Dr M rubbishes talk of Cabinet reshuffle

I stand by my Cabinet members, says Prime Minister Dr Mahathir Mohamad following speculation of a reshuffle after the Chinese New Year.

Learn to delegate, expert tells PH ministers

Syed Arabi Idid says ministers have more than enough work without being caught up in every level of policy enforcement.

Sri Lanka president names 30-member cabinet

The island nation was plunged into crisis in October after the president replaced the prime minister with former president without the backing of parliament, leading to protests and downgrades of the country's debt.

Cabinet wants Pulau Kukup to remain as national park

Changing the area’s status will undermine the country’s reputation in biodiversity conservation, says minister Dr Xavier Jayakumar.

Parliamentary select committee to probe sending of troops to Yemen

Deputy Defence Minister Liew Ching Tong says there was no written directive from Cabinet or NSC.

Another ruckus in Parliament over ICERD

Foreign Affairs Minister Saifuddin Abdullah says the ratification of the treaty will be decided by the Cabinet.

Mahathir: Cabinet reshuffle only if PH parties insist

The prime minister says ministers will be given more time to gain experience as some are still operating in 'opposition' mode.

No parole for those charged with heinous crimes, says law minister

VK Liew said the Cabinet is also looking at enhancing the sentence on those convicted for murder and other heinous crimes, adding, however, that the decision to abolish the death penalty stands.