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Ending CEP means going back to the rightful system, says Najib

The former leader says Cabinet has the full authority and not the five-member advisory council formed in the wake of the historic elections.

Formalise the terms of the Council of Eminent Persons

Malaysians deserve to know the limits of the CEP's authority and the manner in which members of the council are to conduct their business.

Fatwas violated my right as an author, says Faisal Tehrani

With seven of his books banned, the prominent author says state religious edicts should have no place in new Malaysia.

Shahidan: Govt should thank Daim for helping to rebuild country

The Umno member says Daim has the experience, intelligence and high-level contacts.

CEP a form of national service, says VK Liew

De facto Law Minister VK Liew says members of the Council of Eminent Persons offer their services for free.

We’re doing national service, says Daim in defence of CEP

The former finance minister praises his colleagues in the Council of Eminent Persons which came under criticism recently.

BN leaders: Is CEP now the fourth branch of government?

Wee Ka Siong and Khairy Jamaluddin ask for clarification on status and powers of the Council of Eminent Persons, saying it should not overstep its advisory role.

CEP only advises government, says minister

Minister in the Prime Minister's Department Liew Vui Keong says the question of accountability does not arise with the CEP as its members are not bound by specific laws.

Report: PH leaders uneasy over power of Daim-led council

The Straits Times notes that some suggestions and actions by the Council of Eminent Persons have caused anxiety among ministers and other leaders.

PH must champion entrepreneurs and SMEs

They make up the up the largest group of employers and are the biggest contributors to the Malaysian economy.

TNB okay with axing of 4 IPP contracts

Tenaga Nasional Bhd CEO says the industry should re-look the power plants policy, agrees with the government that competitive bidding for contracts is best.

Malay car dealers resist plans to do away with APs

They say the only thing that should be removed is the RM10,000 levy imposed on car traders with approved permits.

We are not forcing Nazir to resign, says Daim

The CEP chairman says the decision whether Nazir Razak should leave before his contract ends is entirely up to the banker.

Islamic bodies need advisers, banned author tells Putrajaya council

Faisal Tehrani was among several Muslim scholars and activists called by the Council of Eminent Persons today.

Give scholarships to attract foreign students, says education firm

Education Malaysia Global Services CEO Rujhan Mustafa says one way to attract more foreign students is by giving them full or partial scholarships.

Next, Putrajaya council to meet conservative and liberal Muslims

Prominent Muslims from muftis to independent scholars critical of Islamic administration in the country will speak to the Council of Eminent Persons tomorrow.

MRT Corp to cut cost of Serdang-Putrajaya line construction

Its CEO says he discussed ways to cut construction cost and save public money with the Council of Eminent Persons today.

Reform committee recommends revamping EAIC

Institutional Reform Committee member Ambiga Sreenevasan says the group is also looking at whether the government should set up the Independent Police Complaints and Misconduct Commission (IPCMC).

Ramkarpal: Wrong is wrong, even if Mahathir defends Daim

The Bukit Gelugor MP says it is a basic hallmark of any democracy that the executive does not interfere in the affairs of the judiciary.

Dr M defends top advisory council over summoning of judges

The prime minister says in his opinion, the council has not overstepped its boundaries.

Penang projects not like ECRL, says CM

Chow Kon Yeow says the Penang Transport Master Plan projects are self-funding as the money will come from three islands to be built on reclaimed land.

Bernas to help govt devise system to replace rice monopoly

Bernas CEO Ismail Mohamed Yusoff says the monopoly system has worked in providing sufficient rice supply in the market at a low price.

‘What about Shahidan’ query after Kadir’s resignation

PPBM's Tariq Ismail says if the authorities want to charge Kadir for an opinion piece, then they must also charge Shahidan.

Who’s really in charge of 1MDB probe, ask lawyers

They question the legal powers of the PM's task force and the advisory committee to the Council of Eminent Persons.