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LAST_UPDATEWed, 03 Sep 2014 12pm

Cloudy With Chance Of Snap Polls As Pakatan Forks Over Selangor MB

PKR and the DAP are sticking to nominating just PKR president Dr Wan Azizah to replace Tan Sri Khalid Ibrahim as Selangor MB, despite the ruler’s request for more than one name. — fle pictureKUALA LUMPUR— Pakatan Rakyat’s (PR) future in Selangor is up in the air, analysts say, with PAS veering off from a PKR-DAP accord to nominate only Datuk Seri Dr Wan Azizah Wan Ismail as the next mentri besar on today’s submission deadline to the palace.

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After ‘Attack’ On Academic Freedom, UM Students To Rally Forth

UM students showing support for law lecturer Assoc Prof Dr Azmi Sharom after he was charged with sedition for his academic opinion on the 2009 Perak constitutional crisis, September 2, 2014. KUALA LUMPUR— Angered by the sedition prosecution of their vocal law lecturer Dr Azmi Sharom, a group of University of Malaya (UM) scholars will lead a rally here next Wednesday to reclaim fully their academic freedom.

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Worse Things Have Been Said About The Perak Crisis, DAP MP Reminds Enforcers

Ong pointed out that Azmi, who was charged yesterday, was being punished for merely suggesting that what transpired in Perak during the fall of the then Pakatan Rakyat (PR) government had been 'legally wrong'. – file pictureKUALA LUMPUR— Assoc Prof Azmi Sharom is not the first and only academic who has offered his critique of the 2009 Perak constitutional crisis, DAP MP Dr Ong Kian Ming pointed out today.

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Malaysian Workers Should Not Be Choosy Over Jobs - Riot

job marketPUTRAJAYA - Malaysian workers need to their attitude by not be choosy over jobs or just want to work in the public sector.

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Nephew Of Dignitary's Wife Under Police Probe

Malacca Criminal Investigation Department chief ACP Raja Shahrom Raja AbdullahMALACCA: A man, believed to be a nephew of a dignitary's wife, is facilitating police investigations into the alleged possession of a fake intelligence authority card from the home ministry.

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More Eforts Needed To Nurture Human Capital Amongst ICT Players: DPM

Human CapitalCYBERJAYA: Malaysia’s ICT players need to step up efforts to compete with neighbouring countries in nurturing human capital, Deputy Prime Minister Tan Sri Muhyiddin Yassin said.

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MRT Structures Give Motorists The Jitters

Pic: NSTKUALA LUMPUR: MOTORISTS are still fearful of concrete structures jutting out from MRT construction sites in the Klang Valley, despite assurances given by Mass Rapid Transit Corporation Sdn Bhd (MRT Corp), following the recent collapse of a concrete span at a site in Kota Damansara which killed three workers.

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Tunnelling Technology To Be Considered For Efficiency- Work Minister

Menora Tunnel In IpohKUALA LUMPUR -- The government will consider using tunnelling technology in the construction industry as it has been found to be more cost-effective, efficient and eco-friendly.

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Suhakam Urges For An Immediate End To The Use Of Sedition Act

Pic: AstroAwaniKUALA LUMPUR: The Human Rights Commission of Malaysia (SUHAKAM) is deeply disturbed by the alarming escalation in arrests and charges by the authorities under the Sedition Act against Members of Parliament and State Assemblymen, students as well as more recently an academician.

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Regulation On 'Cancerous' Loom Band A Grey Area In Malaysia

Pic: AstroAwaniKUALA LUMPUR: The loom band charm that has become a craze among children and pre-teens in the United States and Britain has been taken off the shelf in the United Kingdom after it was revealed to contain carcinogenic chemicals.

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