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The Star
Zahid talks about superbikes, politics and family during talk showKUALA LUMPUR: Datuk Seri Dr Ahmad Zahid Hamidi shared his passion for superbike
Zahid talks about superbikes, politics and family during talk show
The Star / Posted 5 hours ago
KUALA LUMPUR: Datuk Seri Dr Ahmad Zahid Hamidi shared his passion for superbikes during the Obviously Harith Iskander talk show. Making his entrance with a Harley-Davidson bike, the Deputy Prime Minister also discussed about his political stance and... Read more
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The Star
UAE-based Lulu Hypermart opens first outletsaid. Also present at the event yesterday were Najib’s wife Datin Seri Rosmah
UAE-based Lulu Hypermart opens first outlet
The Star / Posted 6 hours ago
said. Also present at the event yesterday were Najib’s wife Datin Seri Rosmah Mansor, Deputy Prime Minister Datuk Seri Dr Ahmad Zahid Hamidi and Wanita Umno chief Tan Sri Shahrizat Abdul Jalil. Rosmah also launched the opening of a jewellery... Read more
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The Manila Times
Indonesians’ Abu captors identifiedLau Jung Hien, 21, and Wong Hung Sing, 34 – were released on June 7 in Patikul,
Indonesians’ Abu captors identified
The Manila Times / Posted 14 hours ago
Lau Jung Hien, 21, and Wong Hung Sing, 34 – were released on June 7 in Patikul, Sulu. Malaysian Deputy Prime Minister Ahmad Zahid Hamidi said the families and friends of the victims raised P130 million (RM12 million) for the release of the... Read more
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The Borneo Post
PM: Malaysia well-positioned to face any volatility post-Brexit referendumCouncil meeting at Menara Dato’ Onn, Putra World Trade Centre yesterday. He is
PM: Malaysia well-positioned to face any volatility post-Brexit referendum
The Borneo Post / Posted yesterday
Council meeting at Menara Dato’ Onn, Putra World Trade Centre yesterday. He is flanked by Umno deputy president Datuk Seri Ahmad Zahid Hamidi (left) and secretary-general Datuk Seri Tengku Adnan Tengku Mansor. — Bernama photo KUALA LUMPUR:... Read more
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The Borneo Post
Muhyiddin, Mukhriz sacked, Shafie suspendedand its leaders … that’s a serious offence,” he said. The meeting was also att
Muhyiddin, Mukhriz sacked, Shafie suspended
The Borneo Post / Posted yesterday
and its leaders … that’s a serious offence,” he said. The meeting was also attended by Umno vice-presidents Datuk Seri Dr Ahmad Zahid Hamidi and Datuk Seri Hishammuddin Tun Hussein, Umno secretary-general Datuk Seri Tengku Adnan Tengku Mansor,... Read more
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The Star
Umno sacks Muhyiddin, Mukhrizover the matter. Muhyiddin and Shafie were dropped from Cabinet in July, 2015.
Umno sacks Muhyiddin, Mukhriz
The Star / Posted yesterday
over the matter. Muhyiddin and Shafie were dropped from Cabinet in July, 2015. In February this, year, Muhyiddin, who is Pagoh MP, was suspended as Umno deputy president. Datuk Seri Dr Ahmad Zahid Hamidi assumed duties as acting deputy pres... Read more
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The Borneo Post
Resolutions to curb non-communicable diseases in Malaysiathe preservation of a healthy lifestyle among Malaysians. The meeting, chaired
Resolutions to curb non-communicable diseases in Malaysia
The Borneo Post / Posted 2 days ago
the preservation of a healthy lifestyle among Malaysians. The meeting, chaired by Deputy Prime Minister Datuk Seri Dr Ahmad Zahid Hamidi, came up with high-impact resolutions as part of the government’s policy of curbing non-communicable... Read more
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The Manila Times
Abu Sayyaf strikes againplaced senior Philippine government officials, the payment of ransom was confir
Abu Sayyaf strikes again
The Manila Times / Posted 2 days ago
placed senior Philippine government officials, the payment of ransom was confirmed by Malaysian Deputy Prime Minister Ahmad Zahid Hamidi who said the families and friends of the victims raised RM12 million (roughly $2.9 million) for the... Read more
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The Star
Don't divulge government secrets, Zahid tells civil servantsPUTRAJAYA: Datuk Seri Dr Ahmad Zahid Hamidi has reminded civil servants of thei
Don't divulge government secrets, Zahid tells civil servants
The Star / Posted 2 days ago
PUTRAJAYA: Datuk Seri Dr Ahmad Zahid Hamidi has reminded civil servants of their duties to keep government secrets. The Deputy Prime Minister said that although there were laws like the Official Secrets Act to prevent leakages of government secrets,... Read more
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The Star
Unite and work for country’s good, says DPMshould serve as an example of a modern Islamic country that practises moderatio
Unite and work for country’s good, says DPM
The Star / Posted 3 days ago
should serve as an example of a modern Islamic country that practises moderation, said Deputy Prime Minister Datuk Seri Dr Ahmad Zahid Hamidi. “We could be at the forefront, compared with other countries. “We also want to return to the true... Read more
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The Borneo Post
Ahmad Zahid urges corporate bodies to carry out CSRAhmad Zahid (third left) handing over Ramadan contributions in Rungkup state co
Ahmad Zahid urges corporate bodies to carry out CSR
The Borneo Post / Posted 3 days ago
Ahmad Zahid (third left) handing over Ramadan contributions in Rungkup state constituency in Perak. — Bernama photo BAGAN DATOH: All corporate bodies have been urged to carry out their corporate social responsibility (CSR) to help the less... Read more
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Sabah Daily Express
End debate on the RM12mil: Jazlanthe funds were raised to ransom the men and were banked in to the police on May
End debate on the RM12mil: Jazlan
Sabah Daily Express / Posted 3 days ago
the funds were raised to ransom the men and were banked in to the police on May 24. Deputy Prime Minister Datuk Seri Dr Ahmad Zahid Hamidi later acknowledged that the police Special Branch unit had received the funds from the families and that... Read more
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The Star
Dental centre remains opento the authorities to enable the incident to be duly investigated. Syed Alman
Dental centre remains open
The Star / Posted 4 days ago
to the authorities to enable the incident to be duly investigated. Syed Alman Zain, 44, husband of Datuk Seri Dr Ahmad Zahid Hamidi’s eldest daughter, Datuk Nurulhidayah Ahmad Zahid, died on June 1 at Universiti Malaya Medical Centre... Read more
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The Manila Times
Malaysians fund Abu Sayyafoff Sabah on April 1, and hidden in Sulu. This isn’t rumor. Malaysian Deputy P
Malaysians fund Abu Sayyaf
The Manila Times / Posted 4 days ago
off Sabah on April 1, and hidden in Sulu. This isn’t rumor. Malaysian Deputy Prime Minister (and Home Minister) Datuk Seri Ahmad Zahid Hamidi confirmed such payment in Malaysian newspapers. So did the uncle of one of the kidnap victims, Datuk Lau... Read more
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Sabah Daily Express
No probe into where RM12m wentparty" which negotiated the release of the hostages. This, too, contradicted t
No probe into where RM12m went
Sabah Daily Express / Posted 5 days ago
party" which negotiated the release of the hostages. This, too, contradicted the remark made by his boss, Home Minister Ahmad Zahid Hamidi, that the money was channelled to welfare agencies in the Philippines. In MANILA, Abu Sayyaf militants... Read more
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The Star
Enforcers and media must work togetherPUTRAJAYA: Deputy Prime Minister Datuk Seri Dr Ahmad Zahid Hamidi wants good ch
Enforcers and media must work together
The Star / Posted 5 days ago
PUTRAJAYA: Deputy Prime Minister Datuk Seri Dr Ahmad Zahid Hamidi wants good chemistry to prevail between enforcement agencies and the media, which can exist if both sides understand each other’s role and responsibilities. He said that while the... Read more
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The Borneo Post
DPM hopes enforcement agencies understand media’s taskAhmad Zahid (second right) shares a light moment with Azman Ujang (second left)
DPM hopes enforcement agencies understand media’s task
The Borneo Post / Posted 5 days ago
Ahmad Zahid (second right) shares a light moment with Azman Ujang (second left) and NSTP Group managing editor Datuk Abdul Jalil Hamid (centre). Also seen are Khalid (right) and Nur Jazlan. — Bernama photo PUTRAJAYA: Deputy Prime Minister Datuk Seri... Read more
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The Borneo Post
New twist to ransom payout mysterySri Khalid Abu Bakar had denied last Friday that the police had received the ra
New twist to ransom payout mystery
The Borneo Post / Posted 5 days ago
Sri Khalid Abu Bakar had denied last Friday that the police had received the ransom money while Home Minister Datuk Seri Dr Ahmad Zahid Hamidi said the RM12 million were received by the police before it was given to an Islamic welfare organisation... Read more
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The Manila Times
Palace, military clueless on Abu ransom paymentbut only P100 million reached the bandit group. The payment of ransom was conf
Palace, military clueless on Abu ransom payment
The Manila Times / Posted 5 days ago
but only P100 million reached the bandit group. The payment of ransom was confirmed by Malaysian Deputy Prime Minister Ahmad Zahid Hamidi, who publicly admitted that RM12 million (roughly $2.9 million) was paid for the freedom of brothers Wong... Read more
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The Star
No need to find out where RM12mil wentthat they collected after police said that no ransom was paid to the kidnappers
No need to find out where RM12mil went
The Star / Posted 5 days ago
that they collected after police said that no ransom was paid to the kidnappers. Deputy Prime Minister Datuk Seri Dr Ahmad Zahid Hamidi had explained recently that the money was channelled to certain organisations in the Philippines “to... Read more
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The Borneo Post
No abduction of M’sians in Sulu waters last Wednesday – IGPbe an inquiry, because we are not involved … we know where the money went,” he
No abduction of M’sians in Sulu waters last Wednesday – IGP
The Borneo Post / Posted 5 days ago
be an inquiry, because we are not involved … we know where the money went,” he said. Deputy Prime Minister Datuk Seri Dr Ahmad Zahid Hamidi confirmed on June 16 that the money handed over by the victims’ families to the security forces that... Read more
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Asian Correspondent
Abu Sayyaf got only two-thirds of $3 mil ransom to release Malaysian sailors – reportscut from the money. Two high-ranking Philippines government officials told the
Abu Sayyaf got only two-thirds of $3 mil ransom to release Malaysian sailors – reports
Asian Correspondent / Posted 6 days ago
cut from the money. Two high-ranking Philippines government officials told the paper that Malaysian Deputy Prime Minister Ahmad Zahid Hamidi had confirmed the ransom payment, admitting that RM12 million (US$2.9 million) was paid for the freedom of... Read more
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The Manila Times
‘Malaysians freed for P130M ransom’placed senior Philippine government officials, the payment of ransom was confir
‘Malaysians freed for P130M ransom’
The Manila Times / Posted 6 days ago
placed senior Philippine government officials, the payment of ransom was confirmed by Malaysian Deputy Prime Minister Ahmad Zahid Hamidi. Hamidi publicly admitted that RM12 million (roughly $2.9 million) was paid for the freedom of brothers... Read more
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The Star
Zahid thanks Chinese voters for both victoriesKUALA KANGSAR: Datuk Seri Dr Ahmad Zahid Hamidi expressed his gratitude to Chin
Zahid thanks Chinese voters for both victories
The Star / Posted 7 days ago
KUALA KANGSAR: Datuk Seri Dr Ahmad Zahid Hamidi expressed his gratitude to Chinese voters in both Sungai Besar and Kuala Kangsar for helping to give Barisan Nasional big wins in both by-elections. “As the Barisan coordinator for both the... Read more
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The Star
Bigger majority for BNwith 4,883 votes while independent Izat Bukhary Ismail Bukhary received a paltr
Bigger majority for BN
The Star / Posted 7 days ago
with 4,883 votes while independent Izat Bukhary Ismail Bukhary received a paltry 54. Deputy Prime Minister Datuk Seri Dr Ahmad Zahid Hamidi, ac­­companied by Perak Mentri Besar Datuk Seri Dr Zambry Abd Kadir witnessed the announcement of the... Read more
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The Borneo Post
Freed hostages: Let’s put the issue to rest now, appeals Laucontradictory statements made by Inspector-General of Police (IGP) Tan Sri Khal
Freed hostages: Let’s put the issue to rest now, appeals Lau
The Borneo Post / Posted 7 days ago
contradictory statements made by Inspector-General of Police (IGP) Tan Sri Khalid Abu Bakar and Home Minister Datuk Seri Dr Ahmad Zahid Hamidi concerning the ransom money allegedly paid for the release of the hostages from their Abu Sayaf... Read more
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The Star
People reject Dr Mahathir's liesfor and trust in Barisan. “I would like to thank all the BN machinery, well le
People reject Dr Mahathir's lies
The Star / Posted 7 days ago
for and trust in Barisan. “I would like to thank all the BN machinery, well led by Deputy Prime Minister Datuk Seri Dr Ahmad Zahid Hamidi‎. “BN succeeded because we worked as a team‎. ‎We prevailed, and, if we continue to work tirelessly for... Read more
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The Star
Zahid thanks Chinese for thumping BN victories in by-electionsKUALA KANGSAR: Datuk Seri Dr Ahmad Zahid Hamidi expressed his gratitude to Chin
Zahid thanks Chinese for thumping BN victories in by-elections
The Star / Posted 7 days ago
KUALA KANGSAR: Datuk Seri Dr Ahmad Zahid Hamidi expressed his gratitude to Chinese voters in Sungai Besar and Kuala Kangsar for helping to give Barisan Nasional strong wins in both by-elections. “As the Barisan Nasional coordinator for the... Read more
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The Star
Ahmad Zahid congratulates Mastura on Kuala Kangsar winKUALA KANGSAR: Deputy Prime Minister Datuk Seri Dr Ahmad Zahid Hamidi visited D
Ahmad Zahid congratulates Mastura on Kuala Kangsar win
The Star / Posted 7 days ago
KUALA KANGSAR: Deputy Prime Minister Datuk Seri Dr Ahmad Zahid Hamidi visited Datin Mastura Mohd Yazid at her home in Bukit Chandan to congratulate her on her victory in the parliamentary by-election here. Ahmad Zahid was received by Mastura and her... Read more
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Sabah Daily Express
APS and DAP want the names of charities revealedfor the kidnapping. He said there was something amiss with the explanation giv
APS and DAP want the names of charities revealed
Sabah Daily Express / Posted 7 days ago
for the kidnapping. He said there was something amiss with the explanation given by Deputy Prime Minister Datuk Seri Ahmad Zahid Hamidi on Thursday after questions were raised about whether a ransom was paid for the release of the four... Read more
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Sabah Daily Express
Any payment didn't involve us: IGPhe added, when asked if the police are aware as to who the recipients of the mo
Any payment didn't involve us: IGP
Sabah Daily Express / Posted 7 days ago
he added, when asked if the police are aware as to who the recipients of the money were. Home Minister Datuk Seri Dr Ahmad Zahid Hamidi, who oversees the police force, said that the RM12 million collected from the Malaysian public and from... Read more
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The Star
Sekinchan applauds DPMSEKINCHAN: There was much applause and cheering when Deputy Prime Minister Datu
Sekinchan applauds DPM
The Star / Posted 8 days ago
SEKINCHAN: There was much applause and cheering when Deputy Prime Minister Datuk Seri Dr Ahmad Zahid Hamidi gave away 28 approvals for applications by Zone B fishermen for foreign workers. Peppering his address to the crowds with Mandarin... Read more
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The Star
Dept extends visa of fisherman’s wife for another yearto expire yesterday, was extended for another year. Announcing this yesterday,
Dept extends visa of fisherman’s wife for another year
The Star / Posted 8 days ago
to expire yesterday, was extended for another year. Announcing this yesterday, Deputy Prime Minister Datuk Seri Dr Ahmad Zahid Hamidi said the Government had decided to extend her visa after the return of her husband Heng Chee Yong, 29, a... Read more
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The Star
IGP denies cops received moneyhad gone to when police said that no ransom was paid to the kidnappers. On Thu
IGP denies cops received money
The Star / Posted 8 days ago
had gone to when police said that no ransom was paid to the kidnappers. On Thursday, Deputy Prime Minister Datuk Seri Dr Ahmad Zahid Hamidi said the money raised by the families had been channelled to certain organisations in the Philippines... Read more
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The Borneo Post
MoU on Borneo744 township inkedNajib (standing second right) and Ahmad Zahid (second right) witness the signin
MoU on Borneo744 township inked
The Borneo Post / Posted 8 days ago
Najib (standing second right) and Ahmad Zahid (second right) witness the signing of the MoU for the BOET by Aminuddin (seated left) and Soedirman. — Bernama photo PUTRAJAYA: Prime Minister Datuk Seri Najib Tun Razak yesterday witnessed the signing... Read more
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The Borneo Post
Mystery surrounds RM12 mln handoverof the hostages. His statement, as quoted by Malay Mail Online, contradicted t
Mystery surrounds RM12 mln handover
The Borneo Post / Posted 8 days ago
of the hostages. His statement, as quoted by Malay Mail Online, contradicted that made by Home Minister Datuk Seri Dr Ahmad Zahid Hamidi on Thursday, who said the RM12 million was handed to police before it was given to a welfare organisation... Read more
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The Star
In-law helped to free Sekinchan fishermenSUNGAI BESAR: Deputy Prime Minister Datuk Seri Dr Ahmad Zahid Hamidi (pix) says
In-law helped to free Sekinchan fishermen
The Star / Posted 8 days ago
SUNGAI BESAR: Deputy Prime Minister Datuk Seri Dr Ahmad Zahid Hamidi (pix) says his in-law Datuk Seri Chairul Anhar played an important role in helping to free the two fishermen from Sekinchan who were detained in Indonesia. Dr Ahmad Zahid said he... Read more
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The Star
Families know where RM12mil went, police not involved in any paymenthave gone when police said that no ransom was paid to the kidnappers. On Thurs
Families know where RM12mil went, police not involved in any payment
The Star / Posted 8 days ago
have gone when police said that no ransom was paid to the kidnappers. On Thursday, Deputy Prime Minister Datuk Seri Dr Ahmad Zahid Hamidi said the money raised by the families had been channelled to certain organisations in the Philippines... Read more
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Inquirier.net
‘P136M raised by hostage victims’ families given to PH groups’Dr. Ahmad Zahid Hamidi, Deputy Prime Minister of Malaysia. AFP PHOTO PUTRAJAYA
‘P136M raised by hostage victims’ families given to PH groups’
Inquirier.net / Posted 8 days ago
Dr. Ahmad Zahid Hamidi, Deputy Prime Minister of Malaysia. AFP PHOTO PUTRAJAYA, Malaysia—The money raised by the families of the four Sarawakian sailors has been channeled to certain organizations in the Philippines, revealed Malaysian deputy prime... Read more
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Sabah Daily Express
RM12m went to Muslim Filipino charities: DPMMeanwhile, Deputy Prime Minister Datuk Seri Ahmad Zahid Hamidi reaffirmed that
RM12m went to Muslim Filipino charities: DPM
Sabah Daily Express / Posted 8 days ago
Meanwhile, Deputy Prime Minister Datuk Seri Ahmad Zahid Hamidi reaffirmed that no ransom was paid to secure the release of the four Malaysians who were kidnapped in the southern Philippines recently. "We did not pay any ransom and the funds raised... Read more
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The Star
Diary Malaysia Friday June 17and Solidaridad Network Asia Ltd, Level 1, Traders Hotel Kuala Lumpur at 1730 (
Diary Malaysia Friday June 17
The Star / Posted 9 days ago
and Solidaridad Network Asia Ltd, Level 1, Traders Hotel Kuala Lumpur at 1730 (0930 GMT) SELANGOR- Deputy Prime Minister Ahmad Zahid Hamidi campaigns in Sungai Besar at 1800 (1000 GMT) KUALA LUMPUR: ALL TIMES ARE PROVISIONAL AND IN LOCAL TIME... Read more
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The Star
RM24bil lost because of foreign worker freezefreeze on the intake of foreign workers since mid February has resulted in busi
RM24bil lost because of foreign worker freeze
The Star / Posted 9 days ago
freeze on the intake of foreign workers since mid February has resulted in businesses losing some RM24bil said Datuk Seri Ahmad Zahid Hamidi (pic). The Deputy Prime Minister acknowledged that the ongoing freeze is not only hurting business in... Read more
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The Star
‘RM12mil given to Filipino groups’of the four Sarawakian sailors has been channelled to certain organisations in
‘RM12mil given to Filipino groups’
The Star / Posted 9 days ago
of the four Sarawakian sailors has been channelled to certain organisations in the Philippines, revealed Datuk Seri Dr Ahmad Zahid Hamidi (pic). “Rest assured that police are not keeping the money. It has been sent to the Philippines as... Read more
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The Star
‘Learn from PAS-t episode’Wednesday when they received their citizenship – after help and understanding f
‘Learn from PAS-t episode’
The Star / Posted 9 days ago
Wednesday when they received their citizenship – after help and understanding from Deputy Prime Minister Datuk Seri Dr Ahmad Zahid Hamidi, who is also the Home Minister. A visibly happy Liow, who rushed to Sungai Besar hours later, confessed... Read more
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The Borneo Post
Govt does not bring in foreign workers — Ahmad Zahidinto the country as this is handled by companies and employers who require them
Govt does not bring in foreign workers — Ahmad Zahid
The Borneo Post / Posted 9 days ago
into the country as this is handled by companies and employers who require them, Deputy Prime Minister Datuk Seri Dr Ahmad Zahid Hamidi said yesterday. The government only provided approval for the employment of foreign workers based on... Read more
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The Borneo Post
RM12 million “definitely not” kept by the police: DPMwas paid to Filipino welfare groups and not the militants who abducted them, sa
RM12 million “definitely not” kept by the police: DPM
The Borneo Post / Posted 9 days ago
was paid to Filipino welfare groups and not the militants who abducted them, said Deputy Prime Minister Datuk Seri Ahmad Zahid Hamidi. During a press conference held at the Home Ministry offices, Malay Mail Online reported Ahmad Zahid as... Read more
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The Star
RM12mil given to certain Filipino organisationsPUTRAJAYA: Datuk Seri Dr Ahmad Zahid Hamidi (pic) says that the RM12mil raised
RM12mil given to certain Filipino organisations
The Star / Posted 9 days ago
PUTRAJAYA: Datuk Seri Dr Ahmad Zahid Hamidi (pic) says that the RM12mil raised for the release of the four Sarawakian sailors was not paid as ransom but was channelled to certain organisations in the Philippines. The Deputy Prime Minister said no... Read more
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The Borneo Post
Zahid nod for immediate enforcement of amended child actKUALA LUMPUR: Deputy Prime Minister Datuk Seri Dr Ahmad Zahid Hamidi today call
Zahid nod for immediate enforcement of amended child act
The Borneo Post / Posted 9 days ago
KUALA LUMPUR: Deputy Prime Minister Datuk Seri Dr Ahmad Zahid Hamidi today called for the immediate gazetting of the parliament-approved Child (Amendment) Bill 2015, saying this was important to curb abuse and sexual exploitation of children in the... Read more
10d
The Star
Govt to fast track Child Act amendmentslegal adviser and the Women, Family and Community Development Ministry on the m
Govt to fast track Child Act amendments
The Star / Posted 10 days ago
legal adviser and the Women, Family and Community Development Ministry on the matter," Home Minister Datuk Seri Dr Ahmad Zahid Hamidi (pix) told reporters at Dewan Negara lobby. He said that gazetting of the Child Act (Amendment) 2015... Read more
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The Star
DPM slams Rafizi for not meeting aide over jet allegationsbecause we are brave when we are right, afraid when we are wrong (berani kerana
DPM slams Rafizi for not meeting aide over jet allegations
The Star / Posted 10 days ago
because we are brave when we are right, afraid when we are wrong (berani kerana benar, takut kerana salah),” Datuk Seri Dr Ahmad Zahid Hamidi (pic) told reporters here yesterday. Earlier, Datuk Rizal Mansor was stopped from entering the Amanah... Read more
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