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King praises student who worked as cleaner to fly parents to...

The Yang di-Pertuan Agong says Muhammad Afiq Ismail's story should serve as an inspiration to all.

Pomp and tradition mark rehearsal for Thai King’s coronation

The royal coronation of the 66-year-old monarch will run from May 4-6.

Signing Rome Statute won’t affect king and Malay rulers, says lawyer

Edmund Bon says people need not worry that the king and the Malay rulers will be affected if Malaysia signs the Rome Statute which governs the International Criminal Court.

Signing Rome Statute not against constitution, government maintains

Foreign Minister Saifuddin Abdullah says Putrajaya is confident that neither the King nor the Malay rulers will commit any of the four serious crimes contained in the statute.

Harry and Meghan wrap up Morocco visit with tea ceremony hosted...

The couple's trip focuses on initiatives to promote girl's education, women's empowerment, and bringing disabled people into the mainstream.

Information blind spots over Agong’s resignation

As nobody wants to talk about the facts leading to the resignation of the Yang di-Pertuan Agong, all history and social science students can do is speculate.

Thai king to be crowned in coronation ceremonies in May

The official coronation has been delayed until after a period of mourning for King Bhumibol Adulyadej, who was revered as a semi-divine figure in Thailand.

Prince Charles vows not to meddle as king

Prince Charles said he never directly meddled in party politics and understood the difference between his current role and the one he may eventually assume.

Sultan Nazrin Shah to be acting king

He will exercise the functions in absence of Yang di-Pertuan Agong Sultan Muhammad V, who will be resting following treatment during that period.

Ex-judge: Senators who voted to keep Anti-Fake News Act can be...

The power to appoint senators by the king must include the power to remove them, says Gopal Sri Ram.

2 official events for king’s birthday cancelled

The allocations will be channelled to Tabung Harapan Malaysia, palace announces.

King’s birthday awards: We do not know who to give, says...

He says he does not know the reason why no awards are being presented for king's birthday this time.

Agong backs financial transparency, scrapping GST

King praises the government’s commitment towards promoting better financial practices and thanks the people for contributing towards Tabung Harapan Malaysia.

Not wrong to question palace spending, says Rais

The former federal minister says the Yang di-Pertuan Agong may not have been aware that the people under him are spending more than they should.

Kadir’s right to raise questions

As a veteran journalist, A Kadir Jasin would be expected to raise concerns that any ordinary Malaysian would express about the high cost of maintaining the palaces.

Nik Nazmi: Don’t provoke backlash on reforms

Nik Nazmi says being civil and taking a more gradual approach is not a defeat, as opponents will bring up race, religion and royalty to divide the government and people.

‘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.

5 NGOs report Hishamuddin Rais to cops over alleged seditious article

They claim his action has tarnished good name of King.

Dr M on quarter-billion for Agong, and other questions

The prime minister answers questions from the press after chairing the weekly Cabinet meeting.

AG Apandi must quit if he loses confidence of govt, says...

Gopal Sri Ram says the right to terminate Apandi Ali’s service is unaffected by his contract which offers him no protection at all.

Anwar criticises MPs lobbying for Cabinet positions

PKR de facto leader says they should be grateful they had won in this general election.

Pardon for Anwar: Proceedings to be finalised Wednesday, says istana

Yang di-Pertuan Agong is pleased and satisfied with all procedures related to the proceedings of the Pardons Board Committee.

Pardons Board meets tomorrow to discuss Anwar’s petition

Attorney-General Apandi Ali, who has been asked to go on leave, will be represented by another person, says lawyer Sivarasa Rasiah.

Agong to grant Mahathir an audience at 5pm

Dr Mahathir will be accompanied by four other leaders from the alliance when he meets the king.