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Stop discriminating against Sarawak, MP tells Putrajaya

Nancy Shukri says the state government has to take over projects cancelled by Pakatan Harapan because they benefit the people.

Putrajaya unlikely to give full autonomy to Sabah, Sarawak, says analyst

However, he says the decision to restore equal status for Sabah and Sarawak signals the prime minister’s willingness for more discussions.

Sarawak working with federal govt for mutual benefit, says Abang Johari

He says the state is developing 800ha of agropolitan area near Sri Aman, Lingga, following a request from Daim Zainuddin.

Parliament, not Sarawak state govt, authorised to regulate laws on smoking

Laws enacted to regulate smoking are, in pith and substance, matters falling within Parliament’s purview under the federal list.

MA63: It will take time to fulfil Sabah’s rights, says Shafie

Shafie Apdal says certain matters need to be sorted out with the central government, such as conflicting powers belonging to state and federal authorities.

By-election was PH’s idea, not Anwar’s, says analyst

Kamarul Zaman Yusoff says the four Pakatan Harapan parties had agreed to return Anwar Ibrahim to federal government politics immediately after his pardon.

Okay to task 2 groups to reform Islamic bodies, says don

Prof Shad Saleem Faruqi says this is because neither group has the power to make legislative or executive decisions.

Enough with the Cinderella treatment, Penang rep tells Putrajaya

PKR's Gooi Hsiao Leung says Penang has been treated like a stepchild despite Penangites being among the country's top taxpayers.

How to settle ambiguity over nation’s debts

Government should provide a list of guarantees and work out likelihood of each of them being invoked.

Not being PM now? It’s a blessing in disguise, says Anwar

The PKR de facto leader says Dr Mahathir Mohamad has very challenging tasks on his hands and his job is to support the prime minister.

Anwar slams critics over meetings with sultans

The PKR de facto leader says his meetings with the sultans were all made known to Prime Minister Dr Mahathir Mohamad.

Explain why HSR project was axed, says former Johor MB

Mohamed Khaled Nordin says the HSR project should not be politicised, and that it was meant to help develop the southern part of the country.

Najib: The world calculates debt the same way we did

Ex-PM says federal government debt is RM686.8 billion, using universally accepted measures, and not RM1 trillion as claimed.

Policies not in line with PH govt will be reviewed, says...

But Osman Sapian says priority will be given to fulfilling Pakatan Harapan's election manifesto first.

Here it is: RM1,087.3 billion in debts and liabilities

Treasury releases a breakdown of the federal government's official debt, commitment to guaranteed loans, and lease payments due on private-partnership projects.

Penang exco hails new state post for gender equality

The returning state exco member hopes to make gender inclusiveness a policy for Penang.

1MDB needs RM42.26 billion to settle loans

This is based on assumptions that the rationalisation plan was implemented and no new loans taken after October 2015.

Abang Johari denies joining Pakatan Harapan

The Sarawak chief minister says the state government will cooperate with the federal government as some things are still under Putrajaya's jurisdiction.

Guan Eng, Muhyiddin, Mat Sabu get top posts

Five people are named to a council of elders or eminent persons to give advice to the new federal government.

Mukhriz: I am back!

New Kedah MB promises to fulfil what PH has promised for Kedah in the first 100 days of coming into power.

Lim Guan Eng or Chow Kon Yeow? Poser over Penang CMship

Penangites wonder if Lim Guan Eng is headed to Putrajaya to assume federal ministership with Chow Kon Yeow poised to take over as chief minister.

I have a Maker to answer to, says Kedah MB

Ahmad Bashah Md Hanipah, who is the Suka Menanti candidate, says it is a sin to choose a government which cannot guarantee the future.

Najib: Don’t lose Chinese voice in Cabinet

BN chairman says he would not be able to appoint Chinese leaders if voters reject BN's Chinese candidates.

What next for Sarawak, Petros and Petronas?

Sarawak has contributed more than its fair share to Malaysia's economic growth and should no longer be deprived of the real fruits of its own resources.