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PM explains why Movement Control Order has to be done

KUALA LUMPUR, March 18 -- Prime Minister Tan Sri Muhyiddin Yassin tonight explained that the Movement Control Order that took effect today is aimed at restricting human mobility in the country to prevent further transmission of COVID-19. He said

Ongkili says will do his best, grateful for opportunity to serve Malaysia

Parti Bersatu Sabah (PBS) president Datuk Seri Dr Maximus Ongkili, who has been appointed as Minister in the Prime Minister’s Department, said he will do his best in the portfolio of overseeing Sabah and Sarawak affairs. "It is an

Perak MB granted audience with Sultan Nazrin this morning

IPOH, March 10 -- Perak Menteri Besar Datuk Seri Ahmad Faizal Azumu has been granted an audience with the Sultan of Perak, Sultan Nazrin Shah, this morning to brief him on the latest political developments in the state.Ahmad Faizal,

Cabinet that stands out, oozes confidence – Kedah PAS

ALOR SETAR, March 10 -- Kedah PAS described the new Cabinet announced by Prime Minister Tan Sri Muhyiddin Yassin yesterday as a line-up that stands out and oozes confidence. State PAS Commissioner Ahmad Yahaya said the new Cabinet members’ clean

Ismail Sabri brings vast experience to government administration

KUALA LUMPUR, March 9 -- Datuk Seri Ismail Sabri Yaakob, who was today appointed Senior Minister-Defence Minister, has extensive experience in government administration, having held various ministerial posts.The UMNO vice-president was in the Cabinet f...

Tuan Ibrahim Tuan Man: From revered Ulama to cabinet minister

KOTA BHARU, March 9 -- PAS deputy president Datuk Tuan Ibrahim Tuan Man has been appointed as Minister of Environment in the new cabinet line-up announced by Prime Minister Tan Sri Muhyiddin Yassin today.Born on Aug 27, 1960, in Kampung

COVID-19: 18 new positive cases, one just returned from Iran

PUTRAJAYA, March 9 -- Eighteen new confirmed COVID-19 cases were reported as at noon on Monday, bringing to 117 the total number of cases in the country, said Health director-general Datuk Dr Noor Hisham Abdullah. He said one of the

MACC never sought my authorisation on 1MDB-linked wiretapping – Apandi Ali

KUALA LUMPUR, March 9 -- Tan Sri Mohamed Apandi Ali told the High Court today the Malaysian Anti-Corruption Commission (MACC) never sought his authorisation during his tenure as the attorney-general (AG) to wiretap the leaked 1Malaysia Development Berh...

A Cabinet without Deputy PM makes history

PUTRAJAYA, March 9 -- For the first time in the nation's history, a Deputy Prime Minister has not been appointed to the Cabinet of the Federal government.Prime Minister Tan Sri Muhyiddin Yassin instead only announced the appointment of four senior

PAS all praise for new Cabinet

KUALA TERENGGANU, March 9 -- PAS has described the formation of the new Cabinet as done wisely with consideration given to the aspects of integrity, qualifications and balance between regions.In a statement here, PAS president Datuk Seri Abdul Hadi