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Khalid Samad: Amanah did not give Anwar seven days to oust Muhyiddin

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KUALA LUMPUR -- Parti Amanah Negara has denied a recent news report claiming the party has given Opposition Leader Datuk Seri Anwar Ibrahim a week to oust Prime Minister Tan Sri Muhyiddin Yassin, calling it untrue. Its communications director Khalid Abdul Samad said the article...

Clinic in Cheras offers Covid-19 tests for just RM60

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KUALA LUMPUR, Dec. 2 -- A medical clinic here is offering the Covid-19 antigen rapid tests for just RM60 as part of its corporate social responsibility initiative. Laurent Bleu Medical Clinic's CEO Natasha Ng said the aim is to provide affordable Covid-19 testing for everyone,...

Gombak voters sue Azmin Ali over ‘Sheraton Move’ role, for allegedly deceiving them for GE14 votes

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KUALA LUMPUR, Dec. 1 -- A total of 10 Gombak voters have come together to file a lawsuit against their MP Datuk Seri Mohamed Azmin Ali over his alleged role in the "Sheraton Move" plan which caused the Pakatan Harapan (PH) government to collapse...

Anwar’s Budget ‘strategy’ could impact his quest for PM, say analysts

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KUALA LUMPUR, Dec. 1 -- Opposition leader Datuk Seri Anwar Ibrahim's credibility took a big hit after last Thursday's Budget 2021 debacle in Parliament, analysts said. This could potentially have an adverse effect on Anwar's standing as Pakatan Harapan's (PH) prime minister of choice, they...

Vaccine a good start to containing Covid-19, but no ‘silver bullet’, say healthcare experts

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KUALA LUMPUR, Nov. 30 -- The government's announcement that it had successfully secured 12.8 million doses of Pfizer-BioNTech Covid-19's vaccine and a spot in the Covax Facility is definitely a good start in efforts to get back to normal life, healthcare experts said. They cautioned,...

Budget 2021 vote debacle: Opposition’s best bet now is to reorganise for GE15, say experts

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KUALA LUMPUR, Nov. 30 -- Analysts say attempts by the Opposition to block Budget 2021 at the committee level will only risk angering the rakyat further. Political scientist Professor Ahmad Fauzi Abdul Hamid said the Opposition's decision not to oppose the Bill last Thursday in...

Tengku Zafrul: Govt targets shadow economy, no more selling of duty-free cigarettes

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KUALA LUMPUR, Nov. 28 -- The government announced several measures to improve revenue collection including from the shadow economy, Finance Minister Datuk Seri Tengku Zafrul Aziz said. This would mean that there will be no more selling of duty-free cigarettes on duty-free islands. "So, no more...

Patriot: Bringing back National Service would be a waste of taxpayers’ money

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KUALA LUMPUR, Nov. 29 -- Veterans' group Persatuan Patriot Kebangsaan (Patriot) has slammed the government's purported plans to reestablish the National Service Training Programme (PLKN) as a colossal waste of taxpayers' money, especially as the Covid-19 crisis continues to rage on. Patriot president Brigadier General...

After Budget vote debacle, sources say Anwar asked for a week to prove majority support and will quit as Pakatan’s chief if he cannot

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KUALA LUMPUR, Nov. 28 -- Opposition leader Datuk Seri Anwar Ibrahim is said to have pleaded with his Pakatan Harapan (PH) allies to give him "one more week" to prove he commands the majority in Dewan Rakyat, after failing to challenge Budget 2021 this...

DAP sources: MPs toeing line set by Anwar but some upset with decision on budget

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KUALA LUMPUR, Nov. 26 -- Sources from DAP have explained that all its MPs received instruction from Opposition leader Datuk Seri Anwar Ibrahim against bloc voting for the Budget 2021 that was subsequently approved in the first stage earlier. According to them, the instruction was...
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