Politics

'Istana Segambut' trains its guns at Istana Bukit Kayangan
Wednesday, August 27, 2014

It has now boiled down to a showdown between Anwar and the gang against the Selangor Palace. Last night, just about an hour before midnight, PKR and DAP issued a statement that they were maintaining their insistence to nominate only the former's president DS Dr Wan Azizah Wan Ismail as menteri besar.  ...

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Sultan orders Khalid Ibrahim to remain as MB. Pas, PKR and DAP told to submit new candidates to fill MB post
Tuesday, August 26, 2014

The Pakatan Rakyat leadership crisis in Selangor that has put the position of the state's Mentri Besar in a limbo took a new turn today when the Selangor Palace refused to consider PKR president Datin Seri Dr Wan Azizah Wan Ismail as the new MB. Sultan of Selangor Sultan Sharafuddin Idris Shah has also refused to accept embatteld MB Tan Sri Khalid Ibrahim's resignation until a new candidate is identified and receives the royal consent for appointment. ...

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MACC & Khalid Ibrahim agree to out of court settlement
Tuesday, August 26, 2014

KUALA LUMPUR, August 26, 2014: The suit filed by Selangor Menteri Besar Tan Sri Abdul Khalid Ibrahim against the Malaysian Anti-Corruption Commission (MACC) chief commissioner and the government was settled out of court today.
 
Khalid had sued Tan Sri Abu Kassim Mohamed and the government for allegedly implying that he had misused his position in his personal capacity and public office....

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MP Khalid of Shah Alam pleads not guilty to sedition
Tuesday, August 26, 2014

KUALA LUMPUR, August 26, 2014: Khalid Samad, the Member of Parliament for Shah Alam, today pleaded not guilty to making a seditious statement on the executive powers of the Selangor Islamic Religious Council (Mais).
 
Khalid, 57, made the plea at the Sessions Court here after the charge was read before judge Azwarnida Affandi.
 
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I have done my best, says Selangor MB Khalid Ibrahim
Monday, August 25, 2014

SHAH ALAM, Aug 25 - Tan Sri Abdul Khalid Ibrahim said today he would have an audience with the Sultan of Selangor, Sultan Sharafuddin Idris Shah, tomorrow to seek the ruler's advice and guidance on his position as the Selangor menteri besar.
           
He said the audience was scheduled for 2.30 pm and he would address a press conference at 4 pm....

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Nizar Jamaluddin charged for defaming Najib Razak
Monday, August 25, 2014

IPOH, Aug 25 - Former Perak menteri besar Datuk Seri Mohammad Nizar Jamaluddin was charged in the Sessions Court here today with defaming Prime Minister Datuk Seri Najib Tun Razak two years ago.
 
Mohammad Nizar, 57, of Sungai Rokam here, however, pleaded not guilty and claimed trial to the charge.
           
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Coming together in a silent tribute
Friday, August 22, 2014

Today, we finally said goodbye to our 20 brothers and sisters who perished in the MH17 air crash. They are home at last. They are the first batch of the remains of 43 Malaysians on board the plane that was shot down on July 17 in the Ukraine.  There were 298 passengers on that flight. ...

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Karpal's family files petition to clear his name
Thursday, August 21, 2014

PUTRAJAYA, August 21, 2014: The family of the late Karpal Singh today filed a petition of appeal in a bid to clear his name in a sedition case against the late Sultan of Perak. The petition was filed by Zaleha Al-Hayat from the legal firm of Messrs Karpal Singh & Co. at the Court of Appeal registry. ...

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Exco: "Khalid never acted unilaterally."
Thursday, August 21, 2014

SHAH ALAM, August 21, 2014: Selangor state executive councillor Dr Halimah Ali has refuted claims by Parti Keadilan Rakyat (PKR) that Menteri Besar Tan Sri Abdul Khalid Ibrahim had made unilateral decisions on the state. In describing Khalid as very careful and responsible about financial matters, Halimah said she had not seen him making any decision on state matters without first discussing it with the excos....

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Two charged for stealing money from MH370 victims
Wednesday, August 20, 2014

KUALA LUMPUR, August 20, 2014: A Malaysian bank officer and her husband were charged today with forgery, theft and other offences after allegedly stealing more than $30,000 from the accounts of four people who were aboard missing flight MH370.
 
Nur Shila Kanan, who has worked for HSBC for 10 years, and her mechanic husband Basheer Ahmad Maula Sahul Hameed pleaded not guilty to a total of 16 charges, their lawyer Hakeem Aiman Affandi said....

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