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July 20, 2018 12:06 AM Balakong assemblyman killed in accident

KUALA LUMPUR: Balakong assemblyman Ng Tien Chee was killed in an accident at KM11.7 of the Grand Saga Highway early today. In the 12.30am incident, Ng, 40, died at the scene of serious head injuries. Kajang police chief ACP Ahmad Dzaffir Mohd Yussof who confirmed this said Ng was on his way from Kuala Lumpur to Kajang. He said it was believed the Nissan 5

July 19, 2018 4:39 AM Guan Eng: Yes, GST more transparent, efficient

KUALA LUMPUR: The Goods and Services Tax (GST) is a much more transparent and efficient tax system compared to the Sales and Services Tax (SST), Lim Guan Eng (pix) admitted. The Finance Minister said the decision to revert to SST was because the impact on the end user was much lesser, due to a single-stage taxation, namely to the manufacturers, compared 5

July 18, 2018 6:45 AM Penang can look to civil societies for check and balance, says Gerakan man

GEORGE TOWN: Penang will have to look to civil societies apart from the three backbenchers from Umno and PAS to play the role of the Opposition in the state, veteran Gerakan leader Wong Mun Hoe said today. There is not a strong Opposition at the state assembly as Pakatan Harapan (PH) won 37 of the 40 state seats, said Wong. However, DAP assemblymen should 4

July 17, 2018 3:32 PM Awer calls for audits of all power projects awarded from 2011 onwards

PETALING JAYA: The Association of Water and Energy Research Malaysia (Awer), which had consistently called on the Barisan Nasional government to abandon direct negotiations for power plant projects, has asked the Pakatan Harapan government to audit all approval processes and awards of power plant in KeTTHA, the Energy Commission and the Sustainable Energy 4

July 17, 2018 4:47 AM King praises new government for upholding transparency

KUALA LUMPUR: The Yang di-Pertuan Agong, Sultan Muhammad V, today opened the first meeting of the first session of the 14th Parliament, and praised the new government for upholding transparency. His Majesty made particular reference to the government's revealing of the actual financial position of the country, its review of expenditure and costs of projects 7

July 16, 2018 10:07 AM Najib says priority is to serve rakyat

KUALA LUMPUR: Datuk Seri Najib Abdul Razak's priority in Parliament would be to serve the rakyat and be a constructive opposition to the current Pakatan Harapan (PH) government. Making his first appearance at the Dewan Rakyat as an opposition member of parliament, the former premier said he has accepted the fact that he was no longer in the government 5

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 13

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 13

July 15, 2018 7:22 AM PH's choice for Dewan Rakyat Speaker has vast experience in law

KUALA LUMPUR: Former Court of Appeal judge Datuk Mohamad Ariff Md Yusof, who is the Pakatan Harapan's choice for the ninth Speaker of the Dewan Rakyat, is well versed in commercial law, banking, securities, arbitration, constitutional and administrative law. Mohamad Ariff, 69, from Sungai Petani, Kedah, graduated with a Bachelor of Law from University 5

July 14, 2018 7:15 AM Vigneswaran to lead MIC

Previously the party's vice-president, he won the post uncontested with 1,808 nominations, according to an online news portal. He takes over from Datuk Seri Dr S. Subramaniam who expressed his intention to quit the party's top post, after Barisan Nasional's (BN) defeat in the 14th general election. Subramaniam failed to defend his Segamat parliamentary 6