Politics

Johor MB powerless to "advise" Sultan, says PKR
Tuesday, June 10, 2014

In a statement emailed to the Editor, Parti Keadilan Rakyat Wanita chief Zuraida Kamaruddin wrote:
 
"The bill tabled in the Johor State Assembly for the Housing and Real Property Board Enactment 2014 which is meant to convey executive powers to the Sultan of Johor over matters pertaining to housing in the Johor State is in contradiction to the federal constitution.
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Social agreement needed before amending laws on conversion
Thursday, June 5, 2014

KUALA LUMPUR: A constitutional expert says a social agreement is needed between members of the public and the law on the issue of conversion before a constitution can be amended.
 
“Before we go to the parliament and convince the MPs for a change in the constitution's terms of ‘conversion of religion’, we need to find out what the people want....

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Huntley dead for over 3 days when body recovered
Tuesday, June 10, 2014

KUANTAN, June 10 - 2014: Gareth David Huntley, the Briton whose body was found in the Mentawak River on Pulau Tioman last Wednesday, had been dead for more than three days when his remains were discovered.
 
This was the conclusion of a post-mortem conducted on the 34-year-old volunteer at the Kampung Juara Turtle Conservation Centre whose decomposed body was found near the Juara Lagoon chalet in Kampung Juara....

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Rotation of ESSCom commander from July
Tuesday, June 10, 2014

KOTA KINABALU, June 10 -2014: The post of commander of the Eastern Sabah Security Command (ESSCom) will be rotated between the Royal Malaysia Police (PDRM) and the Armed Forces (ATM) effective July 1. In announcing this today, Inspector-General of Police Tan Sri Khalid Abu Bakar said the first commander would be from the ATM who would hold the post for 18 months before being taken over by a PDRM officer for another 18 months....

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Water restrictions as a remedy for future water crisis
Tuesday, June 10, 2014

KUALA LUMPUR: The government should consider water restriction that prohibits the use of treated water for activities such as gardening and car wash compared to water rationing used in the Klang Valley recently to effectively manage and avert future water crisis. Malaysia Water Partnership (MyWP) immediate past chairperson Datuk Ir Syed Muhammad Shahabudin told the Malaysian Reserve that...

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Johor Housing Bill: The palace should adhere to the Federal Constitution too
Monday, June 9, 2014

KUALA LUMPUR: The State Ruler should protect the sanctity of the constitutional monarchy by adhering to the principle of the Federal Constitution if the proposed controversial Johor Housing and Property Board 2014 is passed.
 
A constitutional and law expert from International Islamic University Malaysia (IIUM) Prof Dr Shamrahayu Abd Aziz said it is not legally wrong for the Bill to be passed...

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Preparations being made in facing El Nino - Palanivel
Monday, June 9, 2014

PUTRAJAYA: Ensuring sufficient water levels at the dams and the preparedness of firemen and rescuers in fighting forest fires are among the measures taken in facing the El Nino weather phemomenon expected to hit the country soon.   
In light of this, Natural Resources and Environment Minister Datuk Seri G.Palanivel has called on the public to be more responsible...

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Federal Constitution 2
Monday, June 9, 2014

KUALA LUMPUR: In his second instalment on the same topic, Tun Dr Mahathir Mohamad reminded Malaysians that it is dangerous for anyone, including royalty to disregard the limitations imposed by the constitution.
 
In this second posting regarding the Federal Constitution and the position of the Malay Rulers, Dr Mahathir 
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MH370: Malaysia spends RM27.6 mln on first phase of search mission
Monday, June 9, 2014

KUALA LUMPUR:The Malaysian government has spent RM27.6 million on logistic costs for Malaysian security forces in the search operation for the missing Malaysia Airlines (MAS) plane, Flight MH370.    Acting Transport Minister Datuk Seri Hishammuddin Tun Hussein said the costs covered the food and drinks and fuel supply for the security forces involved like the...

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CNY video clip: Teresa Kok wants to transfer sedition case to High Court
Monday, June 9, 2014

KUALA LUMPUR: DAP vice-chairman Teresa Kok Suh Sim, who has been charged with sedition over her controversial Chinese New Year video clip at the Sessions Court, is applying to transfer the case to the High Court.   
Sessions Court Judge Norsharidah Awang fixed Sept 2 to hear submissions by both parties on the application and ordered lawyer S.N.Nair, representing Kok, to make a formal application over the matter....

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