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Shafie denies claims boats flying Warisan flags avoiding inspections

Chief minister says these are just allegations on social media.

Sabah to continue pursuing state rights, says Shafie

Chief Minister Shafie Apdal says his administration will continue negotiating with the federal government in line with Warisan's commitments in its election manifesto.

Govt staying out of 1Borneo-SESB dispute, says Shafie

The Sabah chief minister says 1Borneo had sent a letter of appeal to him but he felt the mall should settle the electricity arrears in instalments if need be.

Musa Aman: I’m no fugitive, I’m in UK for treatment

He says he has informed Sabah police of his willingness to cooperate on all matters and that he has filed suits against Shafie Apdal and the Sabah Yang Dipertua Negeri.

Sabah to review costing of RM1.2 bil convention centre

Chief Minister Shafie Apdal says a briefing from Sabah Foundation reveals that the project's cost has increased from RM500 million.

Who becomes MB is up to assemblymen, says ex-judge

Their choice will be in line with the state constitution, says Gopal Sri Ram.

Shafie hints at action against assembly secretary after Sabah swearing-in fiasco

The Sabah CM says standing orders require that he be notified of any ceremony in the assembly building.

Chow Kon Yeow, from Cheras squatter boy to Penang CM

The long journey from Chan Sow Lin, KL, to Universiti Sains, and reaching the top of the establishment .

Lawyer: Let courts decide if Musa or Shafie legally appointed CM

Bastian Pius Vendargon says the judge will have to interpret the Sabah state constitution and find an answer to the dispute.

Vote of confidence in Shafie means nothing, says Sabah lawyer

The vote in support of Shafie Apdal as Sabah chief minister actually establishes that Musa Aman was the lawful chief minister, claims Henry Gudid.

Musa questions ‘unlawful’ Sabah state assembly sitting

Lawyer says the state BN chairman wants the issue to be included in the originating summons challenging Shafie Apdal’s appointment as chief minister.

‘Extravagant’ Melaka CM’s official residence now a tourist draw

Tour buses bring droves of foreign tourists to view Seri Bendahara built by the previous state administration.

State assembly meeting on Monday, but will Musa show up?

Musa Aman's whereabouts are currently unknown, with IGP Mohamad Fuzi Harun saying he could be in Brunei.

CM for 2 terms or twice? Penang wants public views

Chief Minister Chow Kon Yeow seeks public opinion after legal advisers suggest limiting the chief ministership to two times instead of two terms.

Shafie files application to strike out Musa’s lawsuit

Sabah chief minister says the suit by Musa is 'scandalous, frivolous and vexatious' and an abuse of the court process.

Sabah wants quick federal action on anti-flood projects

Chief Minister Shafie Apdal will ask the incoming Works Minister to visit the state and see the problem for himself.

Penang CM, exco members to donate 10% pay to federal govt...

The decision to contribute 10% of salaries to Tabung Harapan Malaysia is to help the federal government tackle the huge debts facing the nation, says the chief minister.

The price of broken promises

People today are more technologically savvy and are aware when promises made by politicians are not kept.

Shafie orders review of concessions to root out illegal logging

Shafie Apdal says the Forestry Department has identified the affected areas which include gazetted forest reserves.

Pan Borneo Highway project likely to continue, says Shafie

The Sabah chief minister says he is confident the ongoing project will continue although the prime minister has called for a review.

Musa Aman denies intimidating Sabah Governor

But Sabah BN chairman 'regrets' that Juhar Mahiruddin has been dragged into a legal suit.

Penang CM meeting as many groups as possible to know issues

He intends to meet the Penang Forum, a coalition of 20 NGOs championing environmental issues in the state.

Penang CM two-term limit should be tabled next month, says Teh

Why wait for November, when it can be done next month, asks former Tanjung Bungah assemblyman.

Sabah to ban timber export

Shafie Apdal said the ban will be a temporary measure to safeguard the resources of the state.