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What Are The Headlines Today?

The English dailies today headlined the news of the resignation of the top two judges in Malaysia, the Chief Justice and the President of the Court of Appeal and  Jho Low asking the MACC to meet him in Dubai.

Raus, Zulkefli Quit - New Straits Times reported that the Agong has consented to the resignations of Chief Justice Tun Md Raus Sharif and the Court of Appeal President, Tan Sri Zulkefli Ahmad Makinudin, which will take effect on July 31.

Top 2 Judges Quit - Malay Mail also reported on the resignations of the top two judges in the country, which will take place on 31 July. However, there are calls for their resignation to take immediate effect, as some quarters are calling their appointments ‘unconstitutional, unlawful, and invalid in the first place.’

Top Picks For Chief Justice - Meanwhile, The Star reported that after the resignation of the top two judges, legal experts are suggesting Tan Sri Zainun Ali and Tan Sri Richard Malanjum for the vacancies, which will see two firsts - a woman and a Sarawakian as the country’s top judges.

See You In Dubai - The Sun reported that as there is no other option left for the Malaysian Anti Corruption Commission (MACC), they have agreed to Jho Low’s request to have his statement recorded in Dubai.

The Malay dailies also headlined the resignation of the top two judges, how the family of murdered UPNM cadet Zulfarhan are dealing with their loss, and the Deputy Prime Minister, Datuk Seri Dr Wan Azizah’s experience of going from a housewife to the deputy minister.

Letak Jawatan (Resigned) - The Chief Justice, Tun Md Raus Sharif and The Court of Appeal President, Tan Sri Zulkefli Ahmad Makinudin have tendered their resignations from their post, which will be effective on 31st July, reported Utusan Malaysia.

Ketua Hakim Negara Letak Jawatan (Chief Justice Of The Country Resigns) - Kosmo! also reported on the resignation of Tun Raus Sharif and Tan Sri Zulkefli from their posts.

Raus, Zulkefli Lepas Jawatan (Raus, Zulkefli Let Go Of Their Posts) - Berita Harian also reported on the resignation of the top two judges in Malaysia, with the consent of the king, Sultan Muhammad V last Friday.

Simpan Suara (Saving The Voice) - Meanwhile, Harian Metro reported on how the family of the murdered UPNM cadet, Zulfarhan Osman still keeps a voice recording of him to help his mother remember him.

Dari Dapur Ke Kabinet (From The Kitchen To The Cabinet) - Sinar Harian ran an exclusive story on an interview with the Deputy Prime Minister, Datuk Seri Dr Wan Azizah where she details her amazing journey from being a housewife to being a member of the Cabinet.

-mD