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Probe into mufti’s claim
August 24, 2010
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Probe into mufti’s claim

KUALA LUMPUR: Police will check on a claim about the existence of a “new constitution” that was created by certain quarters to replace the Federal Constitution. Inspector-General of Police Tan Sri Musa Hassan told the New Straits Times yesterday that police would check to ascertain if there was any truth in the...

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The don’t ask, don’t tell policy
August 24, 2010
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The don’t ask, don’t tell policy

IN over a week, there will be another cause for us to celebrate — Merdeka Day when we commemorate the nation’s hard-earned independence. The occasion will give us one more good reason to appreciate everything we have achieved over the past 53 years.The over five decades of peace and tranquility, however, did not come...

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Two top execs at 98.8 FM suspended
August 21, 2010
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Two top execs at 98.8 FM suspended

PETALING JAYA – Radio station 98.8 FM saw two of its top executives suspended after its popular DJ Jamaludin Ibrahim was asked to take leave upon receiving Malaysian Communications and Multimedia Commission (MCMC) complaint letter. CEO Wong Lai Ngo and senior program manager Chen Jia Rong were reportedly suspended after...

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Perak Dewan Negara member Abdul Malik dies
August 19, 2010
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Perak Dewan Negara member Abdul Malik dies

Datuk Seri Abdul Malik Noordin S.P.M.P., D.P.M.P., P.P.T., J.P., a member of the Perak Dewan Negara, died Thursday at the Raja Permaisuri Bainun Hospital here. He was 81. Abdul Malik was one of the Orang Besar Lapan Perak (Manjung) chieftains with the title of  Orang Kaya Imam Paduka Tuan. He leaves a wife, Datin Seri Raniah...

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‘Fly the flag or else’ ruling withdrawn by Ipoh mayor
August 19, 2010
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‘Fly the flag or else’ ruling withdrawn by Ipoh mayor

IPOH: Ipoh Datuk Bandar Datuk Roshidi Hashim has retracted the ruling requiring business premises to fly the Malaysian flag in conjunction with the National Day celebrations and the state flag during the Perak Sultan’s birthday as one of the condition to have their licences renewed. Perak Local Government Committee chairman...

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Fly Jalur Gemilang with patriotic fervour – Dr Zambry
August 18, 2010
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Fly Jalur Gemilang with patriotic fervour – Dr Zambry

IPOH: Flying the Jalur Gemilang at business premises and homes should come from the heart and exudes the genuine spirit of patriotism, said Perak Menteri Besar Datuk Seri Dr Zambry Abdul Kadir. “It cannot be made a condition or compulsion. Whether we want to flutter it or not, it should come naturally out of love for the...

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China Passes Japan as Second-Largest Economy
August 17, 2010
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China Passes Japan as Second-Largest Economy

SHANGHAI — After three decades of spectacular growth, China passed Japan in the second quarter to become the world’s second-largest economy behind the United States, according to government figures released early Monday. The milestone, though anticipated for some time, is the most striking evidence yet that China’s...

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When Statesman’s Speaks…
August 16, 2010
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When Statesman’s Speaks…

1. I am merely a Malay Muslim who once led a Third World country. I therefore do not understand democratic politics, the rule of law and justice. 2. And therefore when Anwar the great statesman and my deputy in the Government and the party, challenged me, I charged him with sodomy, beat him up severely and put him in solitary...

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