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Suhakam Disappointed Over Clause 88A Removal From Law Reform Bill On Religious Conversions

Suhakam chairman Tan Sri Razali Ismail expressed its regret and disappointment over the axing of the provision, claiming that it was an effective solution to a longstanding problem. NSTP file pic

KUALA LUMPUR: The withdrawal of clause 88A, within the Law Reform (Marriage and Divorce) (Amendment) Bill 2016, related to unilateral conversions of minors by an adult, has been met with criticism by the Human Rights Commission of Malaysia.

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Many More Illegal Factories In Penang, Claims Permatang Pauh Umno

Umno Permatang Pauh division chief Datuk Zaidi Mohd Said (4th right) said there were at least another eight such illegal factories, built on agriculture land. Pic by NSTP/RAMDZAN MASIAMBUKIT MERTAJAM: The illegal carbon filter factory, which was busted by the Malaysian Anti-Corruption Commission (MACC) yesterday, is not the only illegal factory operating on mainland Penang.

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MP Rozman Meets DPM Over Development Issues

LABUAN, Aug 11 -- Member of Parliament for Labuan Datuk Rozman Isli has paid a courtesy call on Deputy Prime Minister Datuk Seri Dr Zahid Hamidi over development issues relating to Malaysia’s international financial centre of Labuan.

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Sabah Water Graft: Court Postpones Trial To Next Year

KOTA KINABALU, Aug 11 -- The Sessions Court here today postponed the trial involving a former Sabah State Water Department director (JANS) and two others, who are accused of money-laundering, to next year.

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Political Drama, Distortion Of Facts And False Information Painted A Picture Of 1MDB In Disarray - Khalid

Former Selangor menteri besar Tan Sri Abdul Khalid Ibrahim

Although he has remained largely out of the limelight since the unfortunate 'Kajang Move' that saw him lose his Selangor Mentri Besar post, Tan Sri Abdul Khalid Ibrahim remains a much respected figure especially among the business and professional fraternity.

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Thai-Malaysian Officials To Use MLAT For Probe On Malaysian Company

BANGKOK, Aug 11 -- Malaysian and Thai officials have agreed that any future request for “evidences and information” on a Malaysian company accused of running a transnational crime syndicate in the Kingdom will be made through the Mutual Legal Assistance Treaty (MLAT).

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1MDB Has To-Date Remitted US$360 Mln To IPIC

KUALA LUMPUR, Aug 10 – 1Malaysia Development Bhd (1MDB) says pursuant to the amendment, dated Aug 8, 2017, to the Settlement Deed with Minister of Finance (Incorporated) Malaysia and International Petroleum Investment Company PJSC (IPIC), it has to-date remitted US$360 million.

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Graduates Must Continue Seeking Knowledge To Stay Relevant

ALOR GAJAH, Aug 10 -- Graduates are urged to continue seeking knowledge even after leaving universities in order to remain relevant especially in the current job market.

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Hulu Langat District Education Office Questioned After Lying About Muslim And Non-Muslim Students’ Cup Separation

Photos circulated online recently showed a primary school having separate drinking cups labelled ‘Murid Islam’ (Muslim students) and ‘Murid Bukan Islam’ (non-Muslim students) – apparently the policy of a Sekolah Kebangsaan Taman Puteri in Hulu Langat.

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Forcing Muslims And Non-Muslims Students To Drink From Separate Cups Lands Selangor School In Hot Water

A school in Hulu Langat has drew the ire of Malaysians after enforcing a rule requiring for it's non-Muslim and Muslim pupils to drink from separate cups.

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