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July 30, 2018 11:01 AM Azmin, Hassan Marican, Sukhdave appointed to Khazanah Board

KUALA LUMPUR: Prime Minister Tun Dr Mahathir Mohamad has been appointed chairman of the board of Khazanah Nasional Bhd, with immediate effect, the Prime Minister's Office announced today in a statement. Datuk Seri Mohamed Azmin Ali, Tan Sri Mohd Hassan Marican, Dr Sukhdave Singh and Goh Ching Yin have also been appointed directors of the sovereign wealth 15

July 25, 2018 12:31 PM Khairy: I turned down Umno posts to be the independent voice

KUALA LUMPUR: Khairy Jamaluddin has acknowledged turning down offers by Umno president Datuk Seri Ahmad Zahid Hamidi to take up top positions in the party, saying he wanted to be the independent voice within Umno. The former Umno Youth chief said while he remained a party member, he did not want to be tied to the party's decisions for the time being 29

July 18, 2018 1:57 PM Parliament denies serving luxurious wagyu beef dish to members

KUALA LUMPUR: The Malaysian Parliament has denied serving the luxurious wagyu beef which cost RM2,000 per kg to Members of Parliament during the luncheon after the opening ceremony of the 14th Parliament yesterday. Its Corporate Communications Division Secretary, Tengku Nasaruddin Tengku Mohamed, said a report on the matter that went viral on social 17

July 18, 2018 6:30 AM Malaysia appoints Singapore law firm to claim 1MDB monies

PUTRAJAYA: The Malaysian Government has appointed a Singapore law firm as its solicitors to institute legal action against 53 individuals and companies to claim monies belonging to 1Malaysia Development Berhad (1MDB). According to a source, Attorney-General Tommy Thomas approved the appointment of the firm, Tan Rajah & Cheah, early this week. The source 22

July 17, 2018 1:28 PM Mohamed Hatta strengthens DBP, agenda to uphold Bahasa Melayu

KUALA LUMPUR: The appointment of Prof Dr Mohamed Hatta Shaharom as chairman of the Dewan Bahasa dan Pustaka (DBP) Board of Governors will boost the core functions of the agency in upholding the status of Bahasa Melayu as the national language. DBP director-general Datuk Abdul Adzis Abas said the agency was confident that Mohamed Hatta's appointment will assist 21

July 17, 2018 11:43 AM Waytha Moorthy and four other senators appointed as deputy ministers

KUALA LUMPUR: Senator P. Waytha Moorthy was appointed and sworn in today as a Minister in the Prime Minister's Department (National Unity and Social Well-being) and four other senators were appointed and sworn in as deputy ministers. Penang Parti Pribumi Bersatu Malaysia (PPBM) chief Senator Marzuki Yahya was appointed and sworn in as Deputy Foreign 17

July 17, 2018 10:11 AM Tan Sri Zaharah Ibrahim is new Chief Judge of Malaya

PUTRAJAYA: Tan Sri Zaharah Ibrahim was today sworn in as Chief Judge of Malaya — the second female to be appointed to the position. Her appointment follows the consent of Yang di-Pertuan Agong Sultan Muhammad V on July 11, under advise from Prime Minister Tun Dr Mahathir Mohamed and after convening with the Council of Rulers. When asked by the media 24

July 16, 2018 6:53 AM Disrespectful to walk out, says Khairy

KUALA LUMPUR: Khairy Jamaluddin distanced himself from the Opposition MPs who staged a walkout at the Dewan Rakyat today. He described the action as disrespectful and said it would shed more bad light on Barisan Nasional (BN). The former Umno Youth chief, who was one of only three BN lawmakers to remain in the Dewan, said he stayed because it was the right 41

July 16, 2018 3:01 AM Opposition MPs stage walkout as Speaker announced

KUALA LUMPUR: The first day of the Dewan Rakyat was marred by controversy as Barisan Nasional (BN) and PAS MPs walked out as former Court of Appeal judge Datuk Mohamad Ariff Md Yusof was being sworn in as speaker. The mass walkout led by opposition leader Datuk Seri Ahmad Zahid Hamidi took place just moments after Mohamad Ariff stepped into the dewan 39

July 15, 2018 8:22 AM Khaled Nordin wishes for explanation behind his appointment as Umno Perlis chief

JOHOR BARU: Umno vice-president Datuk Seri Mohamed Khaled Nordin wants party president Datuk Seri Ahmad Zahid Hamidi to explain why he was picked as Perlis Umno liaison committee chief. He said in a statement today that he knows many leaders from Umno Perlis who have raised questions, following the announcement that he would be the new Umno Perlis chief 27