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300 Copies Of PKR Mouthpiece Seized By Home Ministry

Datuk Seri Ahmad Zahid Hamidi at a press conference on British Overseas Citizens (BOC) passport holders at the Home Ministry on April 11, 2014. PKR’s communications chief Fahmi Fadzil has urged the Home Ministry to disclose the status of the party’s application for a printing and publishing permit last year. — Bernama picKUALA LUMPUR— More than 300 copies of last week’s edition of PKR organ Suara Keadilan — which featured a story on Selangor’s protracted leadership crisis and the federal government’s position of the Sedition Act — have been confiscated by the Home Ministry in Kedah.

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Malaysian Democracy System Tantamount To Tyranny Of The Majority, Says Anwar

National Opposition leader Datuk Seri Anwar Ibrahim says Malaysia’s democratic system is a ‘majoritarian democracy’ in which a concentration of power lies in the hand of winners while the losers are excluded from participating in any kind of power sharing. — Picture by Saw Siow FengGEORGE TOWN— Malaysia’s democratic system is like a tyranny of the majority where the winner wields all the power, national Opposition leader Datuk Seri Anwar Ibrahim said today.

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GST For Petrol, Diesel? We’re Still Thinking About It, Says Deputy Minister

Deputy Finance Minister Datuk Ahmad Maslan insists that the government was still undecided on how to treat petrol and diesel when the GST comes into effect next April. ― File pic KUALA LUMPUR— Putrajaya was again forced to deny that petrol and diesel will be hit with the Goods and Services Tax (GST) due to be imposed next year, following reports citing a Customs official as saying the two fuels were included in the list of items that will attract the consumption tax.

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Why The Sudden U-Turn On Sedition Charges? Kit Siang Asks AG

Lim Kit Siang says Attorney-General Tan Sri Abdul Gani Patail should explain the sudden decision to review a number of recent sedition charges, asking if it was possible that the top lawyer’s discretionary powers have been compromised. — Picture by Saw Siow Feng KUALA LUMPUR— Lim Kit Siang urged Attorney-General Tan Sri Abdul Gani Patail today to explain the sudden decision to review a number of recent sedition charges, asking if it was possible that the top lawyer’s discretionary powers have been compromised.

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Kuching On Edge As Ebola Rumours Spread

The patient of African origin is still being held as a suspected Ebola case pending further tests. — File picKUALA LUMPUR— Rumours that two cases of the deadly Ebola virus have been detected in Kuching has set an uneasy air over the capital of Sarawak.

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Zimbabwean Student Isolated At Sarawak Hospital For Suspected Ebola

Sarawak Assistant Minister for Public Health Datuk Dr Jerip Susil KUCHING -- A 24-year-old Zimbabwean student is under investigation for Ebola and has been admitted at an isolation ward of the Sarawak General Hospital since last night, Sarawak Assistant Minister for Public Health Datuk Dr Jerip Susil said here today.

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Two Cable Thieves Nabbed After Police Fire Warning Shot

FilepicTAPAH: Two suspected cable thieves who tried into a police patrol car were arrested after police fired a shot at Kampung Rahmat in Bidor near here early this morning.

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No Ebola Cases In The Country

The Health Ministry today confirmed that there were no confirmed Ebola cases had been reported in the countryKUALA LUMPUR: The Health Ministry today confirmed that there were no confirmed Ebola cases had been reported in the country.

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Suspected Case Of Ebola In Sarawak, Patient Being Monitored

Pic: TheMalayMailKOTA KINABALU: Doctors in the Sarawak state capital, Kuching, are monitoring a suspected case of Ebola, Datuk Dr Zulkifli Jantan, the state health director confirmed today.

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PAS Questioned By Ally On Its Stand On Militancy.

pas logoKUALA LUMPUR -- Democratic Action Party's member of parliment for Segambut took a bold turn recently, when he questioned his own party's ally, Parti Islam Malaysia (PAS), on the latter's stand on militancy.

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