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RCI on MyKad sale to foreigners only if needed, says home...

Deputy minister Azis Jamman says the matter is being investigated by the police.

Home ministry throws former BN party a lifeline

Rival factions in myPPP told to appoint third party to resolve disputes.

Putrajaya unveils new security policy

PM says Malaysia faces complex security threats which are difficult to handle through conventional methods.

How will Sarawak child fly to Putrajaya without documents?

The devil is in the details for home ministry's plan for all late birth registrations to be done in Putrajaya.

Govt lifts ban on ex-minister’s book on Islamisation

Zaid Ibrahim's book 'Assalamualaikum' was banned in 2017.

No foreign workers, barber shops trim down

Lack of staff affecting business badly, says Malaysian Indian Hairdressing Saloon Owners Association.

Govt defends rule requiring publishers to put hologram on Quran

The move will allow the government to curb the inflow of unauthorised versions of the Quran, says the home ministry.

Let state officials help review citizenship procedures, says activist

Solidarity Anak Sarawak says the government should also resolve the problem of Sarawak natives who are denied citizenship.

Focus on 5Ps in fight against human trafficking, say NGOs

A report calls on the government to focus on policy, prosecution, protection, partnership and prevention

‘Not true govt has refused Zakir Naik asylum’

Home ministry source denies report by Indian news site that Putrajaya has asked the controversial preacher to leave.

Putrajaya unveils plan to send back undocumented migrants for good

Minister says undocumented migrants will be given five months to voluntarily leave the country after paying a RM700 compound, without risking arrest.

Audit finds fraud in foreign worker visa system

False information recorded in Immigration system to obtain temporary work visas, says Auditor-General

Pressure mounts on task force to probe duo’s disappearance

A dozen more organisations voice concern over conflict of interest and foot-dragging by the authorities.

Task force members on Koh, Amri case to be revealed next...

Home Minister Muhyiddin Yassin says the task force will probe the case of activist Amri Che Mat first.

Five-year plan to close off illegal immigration

The home ministry says the plan will involve federal and state agencies, local councils and kampung councils.

100,000 Chinese nationals granted citizenship? Nonsense, says govt

Home ministry says only 37 individuals from that country were granted citizenship over the past year.

MyKad religious status stays for now, says Muhyiddin

Home Minister says no official request has been made, and the matter is a 'sensitive subject' to some people.

We are not backtracking on repressive laws, says home ministry

The ministry rebuts claims made by Suhakam commissioner Aishah Bidin concerning laws such as Sosma, Poca and the Peaceful Assembly Act

Federal govt to work with Sabah to deal with stateless children...

Deputy Prime Minister Dr Wan Azizah Wan Ismail says the government has the platform to address this issue through the Sabah Foreigners Management Committee.

RM1 bil allocation for home ministry agencies in Sabah

Home Minister Muhyiddin Yassin says despite the financial constraints, the government will ensure the security and well-being of Sabahans.

Faster citizenship approval soon, promises Muhyiddin

The home minister informs National Registration Department to be transparent and inform applicants if documents submitted are incomplete.

Putrajaya needs more time to review oppressive laws, MPs told

Deputy Home Minister Azis Jamman says this is to avoid flip-flops in the future.

10-day requirement for peaceful assembly to be amended

Deputy Home Minister Azis Jamman confirms Peaceful Assembly Act 2012 will see changes.

44 types of firecrackers already legal, says Putrajaya after DAP man’s...

Only two types of fireworks are allowed by law.