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The Borneo Post
Set up RCI on Memali after 14GE — MusaIbrahim Mahmud, a teacher better known as Ibrahim Libya, amidst resistance. On
The Borneo Post / Posted an hour ago
Ibrahim Mahmud, a teacher better known as Ibrahim Libya, amidst resistance. On Aug 20, Deputy Prime Minister Datuk Seri Dr Ahmad Zahid Hamidi reportedly said the government was prepared to consider setting up an RCI if there was a request and PAS... Read more
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The Borneo Post
It’s now ‘1Malaysia Negaraku’is the new icon for our nation, namely 1Malaysia Negaraku,” he said at the laun
The Borneo Post / Posted 2 hours ago
is the new icon for our nation, namely 1Malaysia Negaraku,” he said at the launch. Deputy Prime Minister Datuk Seri Dr Ahmad Zahid Hamidi, Cabinet ministers including Communications and Multimedia Minister Datuk Seri Dr Salleh Said Keruak,... Read more
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The Borneo Post
Sabah, Sarawak CMs can attend Aksem meetings — Masircompared to RM18.2 million in 2014. The Bill was then passed by Senate. On Au
The Borneo Post / Posted yesterday
compared to RM18.2 million in 2014. The Bill was then passed by Senate. On Aug 9, Deputy Prime Minister Datuk Seri Dr Ahmad Zahid Hamidi when winding up the debate on the Bill said it was meant to control the Malaysian land border from... Read more
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Aliran Online
Rescind order to ban G25's Voices of Moderation bookthat the book is “likely to be prejudicial to public order, public opinion and
Aliran Online / Posted yesterday
that the book is “likely to be prejudicial to public order, public opinion and public interest”. GBM urges Home Minister Ahmad Zahid Hamidi to immediately publish his book reviews to prove that he has read the book and demonstrate how this... Read more
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The Star
DPM: We aim to get into Tier 1in Persons (TiP) annual report by 2020. In a special interview with The Star,
The Star / Posted yesterday
in Persons (TiP) annual report by 2020. In a special interview with The Star, Deputy Prime Minister Datuk Seri Dr Ahmad Zahid Hamidi said another step towards achieving this goal was having a representative of the Higher Education Ministry... Read more
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The Borneo Post
Greater press freedom in M’sia now – DPMrestriction or preset agenda, especially after the era of the country’s longest
The Borneo Post / Posted 2 days ago
restriction or preset agenda, especially after the era of the country’s longest-serving prime minister, said Datuk Seri Dr Ahmad Zahid Hamidi. The Deputy Prime Minister said that during that era, the agenda of media organisations was largely set... Read more
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The Star
DPM: We can set up RCI over Memaliof inquiry (RCI) to probe the Memali tragedy in 1985 if there is demand for it,
The Star / Posted 2 days ago
of inquiry (RCI) to probe the Memali tragedy in 1985 if there is demand for it, said Deputy Prime Minister Datuk Seri Dr Ahmad Zahid Hamidi. “I will personally study all the reports on the incident,” he said when opening the Bukit Gantang Umno... Read more
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The Borneo Post
Government willing to set up RCI on Memali incident – DPMin 1985, if there is demand from any quarters, including families of the victim
The Borneo Post / Posted 3 days ago
in 1985, if there is demand from any quarters, including families of the victims, says Deputy Prime Minister Datuk Seri Dr Ahmad Zahid Hamidi. He said the law must be upheld and the party responsible, held accountable. “As Home Minister, I will... Read more
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The Borneo Post
Hired foreign shooter may be involved in cop’s murderAhmad Zahid delivering his speech at the Teluk Intan Umno Division delegates co
The Borneo Post / Posted 3 days ago
Ahmad Zahid delivering his speech at the Teluk Intan Umno Division delegates conference. — Bernama photo TELUK INTAN: Deputy Prime Minister Datuk Seri Dr Ahmad Zahid Hamidi does not rule out the possibility that a hired killer was involved in the... Read more
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The Star
Indonesia flag error unintentionalflag in the souvenir book for the ongoing SEA Games in Kuala Lumpur (KL2017) wa
The Star / Posted 3 days ago
flag in the souvenir book for the ongoing SEA Games in Kuala Lumpur (KL2017) was an unintentional error, said Datuk Seri Dr Ahmad Zahid Hamidi (pic). “We need to be open-minded about this matter. I believe it was not deliberately done,” the Deputy... Read more
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The Star
KL2017 an opportunity to again bring Malaysians under a common causeV, Prime Minister Datuk Seri Najib Tun Razak, his wife Datin Seri Rosmah Mansor
The Star / Posted 3 days ago
V, Prime Minister Datuk Seri Najib Tun Razak, his wife Datin Seri Rosmah Mansor and Deputy Prime Minister Datuk Seri Dr Ahmad Zahid Hamidi. Reflecting on Malaysia’s nationhood, Khairy noted that six decades ago, a dream and hope for an... Read more
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The Star
Leaders must continue to be useful even after their time is up, says ZahidBAGAN SERAI: Deputy Prime Minister Datuk Seri Dr Ahmad Zahid Hamidi wants Baris
The Star / Posted 3 days ago
BAGAN SERAI: Deputy Prime Minister Datuk Seri Dr Ahmad Zahid Hamidi wants Barisan Nasional politicians to buck up and be leaders who are appreciated by the people. Using an analogy of a glass of water, he said: “Only crazy people would throw away... Read more
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The Star
Let the Games beginOfficial Opening Ceremony of 29th SEA Games KL2017 at Bukit Jalil National Stad
The Star / Posted 4 days ago
Official Opening Ceremony of 29th SEA Games KL2017 at Bukit Jalil National Stadium tonight. Also present Prime Minister Datuk Seri Najib Tun Razak, wife Datin Seri Rosmah Mansor and Deputy Prime Minister Datuk Deri Dr Ahmad Zahid Hamidi. --fotoBERN... Read more
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The Star
Fight harder, Zahid tells Penang BNBarisan Nasional has been told to "step out of its comfort zone" and play a str
The Star / Posted 4 days ago
Barisan Nasional has been told to "step out of its comfort zone" and play a stronger role as the opposition. Datuk Seri Dr Ahmad Zahid Hamidi (pix) said although Barisan and Umno were the opposition in the state, their fight had not been... Read more
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The Star
Two Sungai Petani Umno leaders end years-long feudAli Yahaya – have finally buried the hatchet. Umno vice-president performing t
The Star / Posted 4 days ago
Ali Yahaya – have finally buried the hatchet. Umno vice-president performing the duties of deputy president Datuk Seri Dr Ahmad Zahid Hamidi mediated the truce between factions headed by the two when opening the Sungai Petani Umno division meeting... Read more
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The Star
Put aside past conflicts and work together, Ahmad Zahid tells Umno delegatesSUNGAI PETANI: Umno leaders must put aside past conflicts and work together for
The Star / Posted 5 days ago
SUNGAI PETANI: Umno leaders must put aside past conflicts and work together for the future, said Datuk Seri Dr Ahmad Zahid Hamidi (pic). The Umno vice-president said with years of infighting and "camps" being set up, the party was at a losing... Read more
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Sabah Daily Express
Foreigners to undergo 4 medical checksforeign workers will have to undergo compulsory periodical medical check-ups fr
Sabah Daily Express / Posted 5 days ago
foreign workers will have to undergo compulsory periodical medical check-ups from next January, said Datuk Seri Dr Ahmad Zahid Hamidi. The Deputy Prime Minister said this new ruling had to be implemented to stop contagious diseases from... Read more
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The Star
More health checks for foreign workerswill also have to undergo medical screening within 30 days of arriving in Malay
The Star / Posted 5 days ago
will also have to undergo medical screening within 30 days of arriving in Malaysia. Deputy Prime Minister Datuk Seri Dr Ahmad Zahid Hamidi said the screening needed to be conducted as often as possible to prevent contagious diseases from being... Read more
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The Borneo Post
More health checks for foreign workers from 2018yesterday of the Cabinet Committee on Foreign Workers and Illegal Immigrants ch
The Borneo Post / Posted 6 days ago
yesterday of the Cabinet Committee on Foreign Workers and Illegal Immigrants chaired by Deputy Prime Minister Datuk Seri Dr Ahmad Zahid Hamidi here. He said in a statement that the additional health screening had to be conducted every two years, on... Read more
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The Star
All foreign workers will have to undergo medical screeningforeign workers are required to undergo compulsory periodical medical check-ups
The Star / Posted 6 days ago
foreign workers are required to undergo compulsory periodical medical check-ups from next January, said Datuk Seri Dr Ahmad Zahid Hamidi (pic). The Deputy Prime Minister said this new ruling had to be implemented to stop contagious diseases... Read more
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Sabah Daily Express
Online Visas to M'sia within 48 hoursvisa related data from around the world," he added. Also present at the event
Sabah Daily Express / Posted 6 days ago
visa related data from around the world," he added. Also present at the event were Deputy Prime Minister, Datuk Seri Dr Ahmad Zahid Hamidi, who is also Home Minister, Deputy Home Minister Datuk Nur Jazlan Mohamed, Chief Secretary to the... Read more
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The Star
E-visa boosts national securityvisitors and keeping harm at bay,” he said at its launch yesterday. Also prese
The Star / Posted 7 days ago
visitors and keeping harm at bay,” he said at its launch yesterday. Also present were Deputy Prime Minister Datuk Seri Dr Ahmad Zahid Hamidi and Immigration director-general Datuk Seri Mustafar Ali. Najib said that since the e-visa’s introduction... Read more
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The Star
DPM: Poca cuts gang-related crimePUTRAJAYA: Violent gang-related crimes are under control thanks to the Preventi
The Star / Posted 7 days ago
PUTRAJAYA: Violent gang-related crimes are under control thanks to the Prevention of Crime Act (Poca), said Datuk Seri Dr Ahmad Zahid Hamidi. The Deputy Prime Minister said that since the Act was reinforced in 2014, shootings, extortion and murder... Read more
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The Borneo Post
Amended Poca more effectiveby syndicates using force and violence, and to be in tandem with current develo
The Borneo Post / Posted 8 days ago
by syndicates using force and violence, and to be in tandem with current development. Deputy Prime Minister Datuk Seri Ahmad Zahid Hamidi, who is also Home Minister, said Poca was enforced in 1959 in Peninsular Malaysia to control and prevent... Read more
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New Kerala
IFSEC Southeast Asia 2017 -- Securing the cities, infrastructures, businesses and more - newkerala news #263473feature a panel discussion, dialogues with MOHA and a keynote address from the
New Kerala / Posted 8 days ago
feature a panel discussion, dialogues with MOHA and a keynote address from the invited guest of honour, YAB Dato' Seri Dr. Ahmad Zahid Hamidi, Deputy Prime Minister of Malaysia. "We expect more than 2,000 security companies to join Conference... Read more
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New Kerala
IFSEC Southeast Asia 2017 -- Securing the cities, infrastructures, businesses and more - newkerala news #263477feature a panel discussion, dialogues with MOHA and a keynote address from the
New Kerala / Posted 8 days ago
feature a panel discussion, dialogues with MOHA and a keynote address from the invited guest of honour, YAB Dato' Seri Dr. Ahmad Zahid Hamidi, Deputy Prime Minister of Malaysia. "We expect more than 2,000 security companies to join Conference... Read more
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The Borneo Post
Govt retirees are not people who bite the hand that feeds them – ZahidSERDANG: Deputy Prime Minister Datuk Seri Ahmad Zahid Hamidi strongly believes
The Borneo Post / Posted 8 days ago
SERDANG: Deputy Prime Minister Datuk Seri Ahmad Zahid Hamidi strongly believes that government retirees are not the people who bite the hand (organisation) that feeds them. He said although they might have different opinion about certain issues, the... Read more
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The Borneo Post
Amended POCA more effective in combating crime – ZahidDatuk Seri Dr Ahmad Zahid Hamidi. Bernama file photo PUTRAJAYA: The Prevention
The Borneo Post / Posted 8 days ago
Datuk Seri Dr Ahmad Zahid Hamidi. Bernama file photo PUTRAJAYA: The Prevention of Crime Act (POCA) 1959 has gone through a series of amendments for improvement to make it more effective in combating crime, especially organised crime and crime by... Read more
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The Star
Poca has helped reduce violent crimePrevention of Crime Act (Poca) 1959 with amendments has helped significantly re
The Star / Posted 8 days ago
Prevention of Crime Act (Poca) 1959 with amendments has helped significantly reduce dangerous crimes, said Datuk Seri Dr Ahmad Zahid Hamidi (pic). The Deputy Prime Minister said since the Act was reintroduced in 2014, crimes such as shootings... Read more
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Sabah Daily Express
Motion of no contest for Umno president, deputy president postand Prime Minister Datuk Seri Najib Abdul Razak, and also Umno vice-president a
Sabah Daily Express / Posted 8 days ago
and Prime Minister Datuk Seri Najib Abdul Razak, and also Umno vice-president and Deputy Prime Minister Datuk Seri Dr Ahmad Zahid Hamidi, who is also performing the duties of Umno deputy president. He said both the motions received the... Read more
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Sabah Daily Express
Opposing sides pin the blame on Mahathir, Najibthe culprits behind the violence at the Nothing to Hide 2.0 forum featuring Tun
Sabah Daily Express / Posted 8 days ago
the culprits behind the violence at the Nothing to Hide 2.0 forum featuring Tun Dr Mahathir Mohamad, said Datuk Seri Dr Ahmad Zahid Hamidi. The Deputy Prime Minister, however, urged members of the public to allow the police to complete their... Read more
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The Star
Sharing in the royal wedding joyBolkiah, Prime Minister Datuk Seri Najib Tun Razak, his wife Datin Seri Rosmah
The Star / Posted 8 days ago
Bolkiah, Prime Minister Datuk Seri Najib Tun Razak, his wife Datin Seri Rosmah Mansor, Deputy Prime Minister Datuk Seri Dr Ahmad Zahid Hamidi and Singapore Deputy Prime Minister Teo Chee Hean. Earlier, the couple became husband and wife after the... Read more
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The Borneo Post
Use technology, innovation for sustainable water management — Zahidin water management to ensure sustainable development of water resources, said
The Borneo Post / Posted 9 days ago
in water management to ensure sustainable development of water resources, said Deputy Prime Minister Datuk Seri Dr Ahmad Zahid Hamidi. He said this was also crucial because technology would be able to simulate a bad situation caused by... Read more
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The Borneo Post
‘Police probe as per SOP into Shah Alam fracas’Datuk Seri Dr Ahmad Zahid Hamidi. Bernama photo KUALA LUMPUR: The police will
The Borneo Post / Posted 9 days ago
Datuk Seri Dr Ahmad Zahid Hamidi. Bernama photo KUALA LUMPUR: The police will conduct their investigation in accordance with the standard operating procedure into the commotion that happened during the ‘Nothing to Hide 2.0’ forum on Sunday, said... Read more
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Channel NewsAsia
Malaysia ruling party leaders denounce violence at Mahathir foruma multi-billion dollar scandal involving a state fund. Mahathir, 92, was not h
Channel NewsAsia / Posted 9 days ago
a multi-billion dollar scandal involving a state fund. Mahathir, 92, was not hurt, his aide said. Deputy Prime Minister Ahmad Zahid Hamidi said differences of opinion did not give anyone license to act violently. "As a country that practices... Read more
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Reuters
Malaysia ruling party leaders denounce violence at Mahathir foruma multi-billion dollar scandal involving a state fund. Mahathir, 92, was not h
Reuters / Posted 9 days ago
a multi-billion dollar scandal involving a state fund. Mahathir, 92, was not hurt, his aide said. Deputy Prime Minister Ahmad Zahid Hamidi said differences of opinion did not give anyone license to act violently. "As a country that practices... Read more
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The Star
Asean must put citizens' aspirations firstto celebrate the 50th anniversary of Asean on Monday. Also present at the even
The Star / Posted 9 days ago
to celebrate the 50th anniversary of Asean on Monday. Also present at the event were Deputy Prime Minister Datuk Seri Dr Ahmad Zahid Hamidi, Foreign Minister Datuk Seri Anifah Aman and International Trade and Industry Minister Datuk Seri Mustapa... Read more
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Channel NewsAsia
Malaysian minister warns stern action against culprits behind forum violenceorganised by the opposition on Sunday (Aug 13) in Shah Alam will face stern act
Channel NewsAsia / Posted 9 days ago
organised by the opposition on Sunday (Aug 13) in Shah Alam will face stern action, said Malaysia's Deputy Prime Minister Ahmad Zahid Hamidi. Calling for patience while police complete their investigations on the unrest that broke out during the... Read more
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The Star
Salleh Said: Don't politicise incident at forumbe heeded and fourth, gangster politics is not our culture," he said. Also on
The Star / Posted 9 days ago
be heeded and fourth, gangster politics is not our culture," he said. Also on Monday, Deputy Prime Minister Datuk Seri Dr Ahmad Zahid Hamidi urged members of the public to allow police to complete their investigations, and said stern action would... Read more
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The Star
Stern action will be taken against those behind forum fracasthe culprits behind the violence at the Nothing to Hide 2.0 forum featuring Tun
The Star / Posted 9 days ago
the culprits behind the violence at the Nothing to Hide 2.0 forum featuring Tun Dr Mahathir Mohamad, said Datuk Seri Dr Ahmad Zahid Hamidi. The Deputy Prime Minister, however, urged members of the public to allow the police to complete their... Read more
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The Star
Dr M was a ‘dictator in his time’grassroots leaders to vote for top leaders,” he said. Also present at the even
The Star / Posted 9 days ago
grassroots leaders to vote for top leaders,” he said. Also present at the event were deputy prime minister Datuk Seri Dr Ahmad Zahid Hamidi, Melaka Umno chief Datuk Seri Idris Haron, Masjid Tanah Umno division chief Datuk Seri Abd Rauf Yusoh and... Read more
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The Borneo Post
Don’t be ‘apple polishers’, grassroots leaders toldTAPAH: Deputy Prime Minister Datuk Seri Dr Ahmad Zahid Hamidi yesterday chided
The Borneo Post / Posted 10 days ago
TAPAH: Deputy Prime Minister Datuk Seri Dr Ahmad Zahid Hamidi yesterday chided the grassroots leaders for being ‘apple polishers’ by only providing support reports with good status. On the contrary, the Umno vice president said the report from the... Read more
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The Star
Umno is not mineTanah Umno Division delegates conference in Alor Gajah on Sunday. Also present
The Star / Posted 10 days ago
Tanah Umno Division delegates conference in Alor Gajah on Sunday. Also present were Deputy Prime Minister Datuk Seri Dr Ahmad Zahid Hamidi, Malacca Chief Minister Datuk Seri Idris Haron and Umno executive secretary Datuk Seri Ab Rauf Yusoh, who... Read more
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The Star
Malaysia must never practise 'divide and rule' politicsTAPAH: Umno members must embrace cross-cultural communication and understand th
The Star / Posted 10 days ago
TAPAH: Umno members must embrace cross-cultural communication and understand the needs of other races, said Datuk Seri Dr Ahmad Zahid Hamidi (pic). The Umno vice-president said this was vital as the party prepared for the upcoming general... Read more
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The Star
‘Umno first, put nostalgia for ex-leaders aside’have been reminded to put their sentiments aside and to remain loyal to the par
The Star / Posted 10 days ago
have been reminded to put their sentiments aside and to remain loyal to the party. Umno vice-president Datuk Seri Dr Ahmad Zahid Hamidi said they should put the party’s interest first and set aside their nostalgic feeling towards past... Read more
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Channel NewsAsia
Malaysia prioritising visitors' safety at high-security SEA Gamesand Sports Minister Khairy Jamaluddin told Channel NewsAsia a high-level commit
Channel NewsAsia / Posted 11 days ago
and Sports Minister Khairy Jamaluddin told Channel NewsAsia a high-level committee chaired by the Deputy Prime Minister Ahmad Zahid Hamidi had been set up to ensure security was at the highest level possible. "I mean you know in this day and... Read more
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The Borneo Post
MACC says no basis to probe claims of Zahid’s wealthresponsibility to investigate,” he said when asked whether the MACC will invest
The Borneo Post / Posted 12 days ago
responsibility to investigate,” he said when asked whether the MACC will investigate Deputy Prime Minister Datuk Seri Dr Ahmad Zahid Hamidi on the excessive wealth he allegedly owned. Dzulkifli was met after receiving a courtesy call by PAS... Read more
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The Star
MACC: There must be basis to probe DPM's wealthBut if there’s no basis, how do we investigate?” he said Friday when asked if t
The Star / Posted 12 days ago
But if there’s no basis, how do we investigate?” he said Friday when asked if the MACC would be probing Datuk Seri Dr Ahmad Zahid Hamidi, following a police report lodged by DAP Youth. Dzulkifli said people could make money and become rich,... Read more
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Sabah Daily Express
Firms of all Mahathir's sons are raided by IRBit's a coincidence. Or that they (IRB) are just doing their job," she said. Um
Sabah Daily Express / Posted 12 days ago
it's a coincidence. Or that they (IRB) are just doing their job," she said. Umno leaders, including its deputy president Ahmad Zahid Hamidi and supreme council member Nazri Aziz, had recently called for a probe on the Mahathir family wealth.... Read more
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The Star
Diary Malaysia Friday Aug 11in conjunction with the 60th Independence Day at Parliament Complex at 0930 (01
The Star / Posted 12 days ago
in conjunction with the 60th Independence Day at Parliament Complex at 0930 (0130 GMT) JOHOR- Deputy Prime Minister Ahmad Zahid Hamidi(pic) opens Pulai UMNO delegates meeting at Dewan Tan Sri Mohamed Rahmat, Pulai at 2015 (1215 GMT) KUALA... Read more
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