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Two-term limit on CM post in force by year-end?

Penang Chief Minister Chow Kon Yeow says this is one of the election promises PH intends to fulfil this year.

Shafie: Don’t be alarmed if ‘driver’ of finance ministry capable

The Sabah chief minister says he will prove 'over time' that it’s not a problem for him to hold the state finance portfolio.

PBS calls for calm while CM dispute is settled in court

PBS secretary-general Johnny Mositun says there is no provision in the Sabah constitution for Musa Aman to be removed from office by swearing in new chief minister.

NGO: 10 years, yet Penampang council staff considered temporary

Pantau Penampang wants council staff employed through recommendations by previous BN government transferred to other districts.

Follow Putrajaya, separate finance portfolio from MB, CM, states told

C4 executive director Cynthia Gabriel says the lesson from the 1MDB crisis is that concentration of power opens up an avenue for abuse.

PH reps defend twin-portfolio heads in states

Kamarudin Mohd Nor and Xavier Jayakumar say chief ministers are also responsible for managing their states’ finances.

Shafie: Let courts decide on Musa’s writ

Warisan president Shafie Apdal says Musa Aman should emulate other leaders who stepped down after losing the majority support of state assemblymen.

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.

Mahathir okay with Shafie holding Sabah finance portfolio

Although Dr Mahathir said in the past it was wrong for the prime minister to hold the finance minister post, he explains that the 'Sabah CM is not the PM'.

Shafie an ‘unlawful CM’, says former Sabah AG

Former state AG, Herman Luping slams move to appoint Warisan president as chief minister after 'horse trading which led to defections'.

Shafie: No conflict in being CM and state finance minister

Warisan president says he'll not be directly involved in approving projects as it will be done by a new centralised body.

Stop disposal of documents, DAP tells all Melaka agencies

State DAP secretary says state govt agencies must abide by directive that Prime Minister Dr Mahathir Mohamad had issued to federal ministries.

Shafie to Jeffrey: Don’t come back to work or else…

The new Sabah chief minister says no one is allowed to report for duty at any state ministry office unless permitted by the present government.

Shafie lifts entry ban on peninsular politicians and activists

Shafie Apdal gets down to work by attending a security briefing and will meet heads of departments.

Musa in KL to discuss Sabah crisis, says Kitingan

Deputy Chief Minister Jeffrey Kitingan says the next step is up to Musa Aman.

Musa no longer Sabah CM, says palace

State palace officials have delivered a letter informing Musa Aman of the matter to his political secretary.

Chow Kon Yeow sworn in as Penang CM

He succeeds DAP secretary-general Lim Guan Eng, who was appointed as finance minister on Saturday.

I have not resigned as CM, says Musa

This is despite Shafie Apdal claiming Musa has lost confidence of most of elected reps.

Shafie: Musa has lost confidence of most state reps

With four more BN reps pledging support, Shafie says he was aware of reluctance of Warisan supporters in accepting more BN reps into the fold.

Chow tells finance minister to release anti-flood funds

Incoming Penang chief minister reminds incoming federal finance minister about long-delayed funds for flood alleviation.

Shafie to create two new state ministries

Sabah Cabinet to be named before Wednesday, and state departments to be restructured, says new chief minister.

Chow Kon Yeow to be sworn in as Penang CM

Lim Guan Eng says he's confident of Chow’s ability to lead, and that he and his wife will be leaving Penang with a heavy heart.

Not true, Musa says on reports of resignation

Musa Aman says none of the state Cabinet members have resigned, either.

Jeffrey: Why Musa is the legitimate CM

New Sabah Deputy Chief Minister says Shafie Apdal's Warisan only went into negotiations with DAP and PKR after the election results were announced.