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ISA review includes revising detention period

ISA review includes revising detention period

KUALA LUMPUR, 25 June 2009: The Home Ministry may table amendments to the Internal Security Act (ISA) in the next parliamentary sitting that will include a re-examination of the length of detention and the appointment of independent investigators. Minister Datuk Seri Hishammuddin Hussein said that among others, the ministry would re-examine the ISA’s 60-day detention […]

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8 July court mention for review over Razak’s acquittal

SHAH ALAM, 16 June 2009: The High Court has fixed 8 July for mention of the judicial review application over the Public Prosecutor’s decision not to appeal against Abdul Razak Abdullah Baginda’s acquittal in the Altantuya Shaariibuu murder case. Judicial Commissioner Datuk Noraini Abdul Rahman set the date in chambers here today. Lawyer Sangeet Kaur […]

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Provide equal opportunities for scholarships

Provide equal opportunities for scholarships

PETALING JAYA, 22 May 2009: Gerakan Youth urged the government to ensure that our youth has equal opportunity to pursue local tertiary education to prevent brain drain. Its secretary-general Dr Dominic Lau said it was common for top scorers to pursue their tertiary studies overseas because of lack of opportunities in Malaysia. “Quite often, after […]

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Set up committee on PSD scholarships

Set up committee on PSD scholarships

PETALING JAYA, 18 May 2009: DAP Youth (Dapsy) has called for the setting up of a special committee to review all appeals by SPM 2008 high achievers who failed to receive Public Service Department (JPA) scholarships. “If this issue is not resolved quickly and effectively, it will negatively impact the ‘1Malaysia’ philosophy touted by Prime […]

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Hindraf’s status may be reviewed

PUTRAJAYA, 11 May 2009: The status of the Hindu Rights Action Force (Hindraf) movement, which had been declared illegal, would be reviewed if the organisation makes an appeal to the Home Ministry to reconsider the status. Home Minister Datuk Seri Hishammuddin Hussein said for the time being, the (illegal) status remained, as the application to […]

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Legal advisor to study need to amend acts

KUALA LUMPUR, 5 May 2009: Home Minister Datuk Seri Hishammuddin Hussein has asked legal advisors in all departments and agencies under his ministry to study the needs and objectives of amending acts to suit the current situation. He said the studies included the Internal Security Act (ISA) as proposed by Prime Minister Datuk Seri Najib […]

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