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LAST_UPDATEThu, 24 Apr 2014 8am

Soi Lek: Umno’s Religious Obligations Almost Guarantees Backing For Hudud Bill

MCA president Datuk Seri Dr Chua Soi Lek arrive at the MCA Headquarters at Jalan Ampang, Kuala Lumpur, October 20, 2013. Pic: Malay MailKUALA LUMPUR: Even without support from its political allies, PAS could win Parliament’s nod for its hudud bills as some Umno MPs “will not be able to object” to them due to religious obligations, Datuk Seri Dr Chua Soi Lek said.

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Nothing Political About Karpal Memorial, Kit Siang Says

Gelang Patah MP and DAP parliamentary leader, Lim Kit Siang. Pic: Malay MailKUALA LUMPUR: The planned memorial service for Karpal Singh tomorrow night is not a political affair but a national occasion to honour “a great Malaysian patriot”, Lim Kit Siang said, after the event was cancelled by the Education Department for being political in nature.

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Nur Jazlan: Umno Would Have Introduced Hudud ‘Long Ago’ If It Wanted To

Datuk Nur Jazlan Mohamed told ‘The Malay Mail Online’ today he personally does not support the implementation of hudud laws. Pic: FileKUALA LUMPUR: A moderate Umno lawmaker suggested today that PAS overtures for the party to support its bid to introduce hudud were in vain, saying the party would have implemented the Islamic penal code itself had it been a priority for the nationalist party.

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[UPDATE 6:44PM] Press Conference by Datuk Hishammuddin Hussein

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[UPDATE 5:00PM] PC schedule to start at 6:00PM today at Royale Chulan Hotel.

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Extremists Have No Place In Malaysian Society - Khairy

Pic: mynewshubmy MELBOURNE: Malaysia's Youth and Sports Minister Khairy Jamaluddin has denounced political and religious extremists in Malaysia, saying they did not belong "in our society".

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Kelantan Yet To Decide On Special Sitting To Discuss Hudud Law

Pic: Astro AwaniKOTA BAHARU: The Kelantan government has yet to make any decision if it was necessary to convene a special state legislative assembly sitting to discuss the proposed implementation of hudud law in the state.

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Putting An End To Bus Tragedy

Pic: Astro AwaniKUALA LUMPUR: Within two weeks of April, four people have been killed in three road accidents involving express buses, triggering criticisms on the country's lackadaisical effort in enforcing road safety.

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Oil Tanker Robbery Could Have Been An Inside Job - Police

Pic: Astro AwaniPORT KLANG: Police have not ruled out the possibility of an inside job in the diesel robbery of three million litres worth RM8 million from an oil tanker in Pulau Ketam, Tuesday.

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Road Closure On Jalan Bukit Bintang

For illustration purposes. Pic: freemalaysiatoday.comMass Rapid Transit Corporation Sdn Bhd (MRT Corp) wishes to announce an immediate closure of a 500m stretch of Jalan Bukit Bintang (Jalan Tun Razak-bound only) between Chulan Square and Menara Worldwide today.

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Permaisuri Agong Receives Courtesy Call From Four First Ladies

Pic : google.comKUALA LUMPUR: Raja Permaisuri Agong Tuanku Hajah Haminah today received a courtesy call from four First Ladies, who are currently in the country in conjunction with the International Seminar on Autism 2014.

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