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August 16, 2018 2:28 PM Dewan Rakyat adjourns after 20-day sitting

KUALA LUMPUR: The Dewan Rakyat adjourned today after sitting for 20 days from July 16. Before adjourning the meeting, Dewan Rakyat Speaker Datuk Mohamad Ariff Md Yusof said it could be described as historical because the transition of power took place smoothly. "This proves the maturity of the members of Parliament in managing the diversity that exists 11

July 27, 2018 7:17 AM MSU instils national pride through Songket fest

MALAYSIA is known for its cultural diversity and traditional craft. In an effort to cultivate love and appreciation for local art and culture, focusing on traditional wear, handicraft and culture, the Management and Science University (MSU) held the Asean Songket Festival 2018. The objective of the festival was mainly to promote the value and heritage 9

July 27, 2018 5:37 AM National Day 2018 will be truly historic: Gobind Singh (Updated)

PUTRAJAYA: The National Day 2018 celebration will be truly historic in the sense that the National Day is to be celebrated for the first time under the leadership of the new Pakatan Harapan government, said Communications and Multimedia Minister Gobind Singh Deo. Putrajaya has been selected as the venue for the celebration on Aug 31, with the theme 'Sayangi 40

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 13

July 23, 2018 11:44 AM Verify your facts before judging

LATELY, there has been a flurry of news reports in the media regarding my status and continued presence here in Malaysia. Some sections of the media have attacked me for my supposed "incitement to terror", and it would be naive not to assume that this was done with a broader objective of demonising Islam and Muslims. Unable to find any evidence against 14

July 14, 2018 9:54 AM Maszlee proposes weekly BM, English language days in all schools

JOHOR BARU: Education Minister Dr Maszlee Malik proposes that schools should have two days in a week where only Bahasa Malaysia or English is used to help students improve their language skills. Maszlee said this practice should be extended to national schools, private schools, government-aided schools or national-type schools by selecting a specific 12

June 20, 2018 12:24 AM Tapping the Peranakan experience

WE lost a "true" Malaysian last week – Datuk Kenny Chan of Baba Nyonya fame. He was 68 when he passed away in Malacca. Better known as Bibik Kim Neo in TV1's longest-running series, Chan captivated his audience with his skilful acting and wit. He brought much laughter to Malaysians. It is no wonder the series lasted from the late 1980s till the turn of the century 10

June 17, 2018 3:48 PM Wan Azizah thanks Permatang Pauh residents for ceaseless support

PERMATANG PAUH: Deputy Prime Minister Datuk Seri Dr Wan Azizah Wan Ismail today thanked residents in Permatang Pauh for their ceaseless support for PKR. She said Permatang Pauh created history in the country by being the starting point for the formation of a fresh new government. "Having left Permatang Pauh a long time ago, I am simply overwhelmed by the ceaseless 12

June 8, 2018 9:12 AM Lisa Lim Poh Lin appointed as independent non-executive director of Axiata

PETALING JAYA: Axiata Group Bhd has appointed Dr Lisa Lim Poh Lin as its independent non-executive director to further strengthen the board's diversity mix and expertise. "We constantly strive to build a board composition of relevant business expertise, global experience and diversity of backgrounds. As an accomplished Malaysian scholar with high-profile 10

March 29, 2018 5:31 AM This boy is on fire: Vietnam drag queens electrify Hanoi

HANOI: Makeup artist by day, cross-dresser by night, Betty is among a vanguard of Vietnamese drag queens shaking up Hanoi's nightlife — and social norms — in a city where such performances remain little known. In a lime green barely-there mesh dress and towering silver heels, the 22-year-old hopes to bring drag into the mainstream with regular performances 11