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S. Korea minister quits over privileges afforded to his family

Resignation comes amidst investigations, public protests.

Lawyers denied access to former Indian minister arrested for rape

Swami Chinmayanand, 72, accused of raping and physically exploiting his victim.

South Korea politicians in close-shave protest over law minister

The daughter of South Korea’s new law minister has allegedly received many perks that do not reflect her academic performance.

Cops to call 5 men to assist in probe over Zakir...

Bukit Aman CID chief Huzir Mohamed says his officers will call M Kula Segaran, P Ramasamy, Satees Muniandy, Dennis Ignatius, and Charles Santiago by next week to record their statements.

I have never asked to be a minister, says Anwar

This follows Dr Mahathir Mohamad's statement that there is 'no room' for him in the present Cabinet.

For democracy’s sake, take leave when charged in court

This is expected accountable democratic practice.

Waytha in New Delhi to enhance bilateral ties

The minister met India’s external affairs minister and discussed ways to further enhance trade and tourism.

Veteran female Indian politician Swaraj is dead

Sushma Swaraj was the most senior female leader of Modi's Bharatiya Janata Party.

PSB chief Wong will leave office in August, says Sarawak CM

Chief Minister Abang Johari Openg says Wong has tendered his resignation from his ministerial posts.

End gutter politics

This is clearly an attempt at character assassination and reeks of a deep conspiracy.

Gay sex involving politicians is not gutter politics

Until and unless our society has evolved to a stage where homosexuality is accepted, public office bearers just have to live up to the prevailing moral norms.

Why did he give up political ambitions, wonders Haziq’s ex-colleague

She says the political aide, who confessed to sex with 'minister', had wanted to be a politician himself.

Sabah minister among 20 shortlisted for Young World Politician award

Luyang state assemblyman Phoong Jin Zhe will travel to London in October to attend the One Young World Summit if he emerges as one of the five winners.

Make Vivian a minister so you can fulfil your promises, Yong...

Yong Teck Lee contends that freshly-elected Sandakan MP Vivian Wong doesn’t have the clout to lead DAP's special council of federal and state ministers to revive the Sandakan economy if she remains a backbencher MP.

Stephen Wong was a hardworking leader, says Sabah Deputy CM

Christina Liew says Wong was known as a people-minded leader.

Taman Rimba Kiara: Of myths and ministerial duties

Critics must take note of certain realities before taking me to task and they must remember that I have to attend to the welfare of KL as a whole.

Australian minister quits in pre-election blow to Morrison

Steven Ciobo, in charge of the defence industry portfolio, has stated he won’t re-contest his seat.

Legit or fake? Activist files police complaint over deputy minister’s degree

Muhsin Abdul Latheef claims the degree is not offered outside the United Kingdom, despite the deputy minister's claim.

Indonesian minister quizzed by anti-graft agency over Lippo case

Neneng Hassanah Yasin, an elected official also a suspect in the case, says there had been some communication between her and Indonesia’s home affairs minister during a trial.

Ministers, please don’t discard your ‘opposition mentality’

If ministers become comfortable and stop complaining, it might be difficult for them to catalysts for change.

Kit Siang most qualified DAP leader to be minister, says Guan...

The DAP supremo was said to have declined a minister's post to enable younger talents in the party to serve in the federal government.

China’s defence minister to visit Washington, says Mattis

US Defence Secretary Jim Mattis says his counterpart is coming to Washington next week to continue discussions.

UN rights treaty can be ratified ‘with reservations’, says Waythamoorthy

The minister says feedback will be sought before official discussions are held on ratifying the United Nation's International Convention on Eliminating Racial Discrimination.

Minister accused in India’s growing #MeToo storm

Bollywood figures, stand-up comedians and other top journalists have all found themselves accused of abusing their positions to behave improperly towards women.