Arkib Harian: April 4, 2024

Dewan Negara meeting ends after passing 17 Bills

Dewan Negara meeting ends after passing 17 Bills

KUALA LUMPUR: The Dewan Negara’s First Meeting of the Third Session of the 15th Parliament concluded on Thursday (April 4) after a three-week sitting since March 18, which saw the approval of 17 Bills. During the session, the Senate approved, among others, the Human Rights Commission of Malaysia (Amendment) Bill …

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Bursa Malaysia makes swift rebound to end higher

Bursa Malaysia makes swift rebound to end higher

KUALA LUMPUR: Bursa Malaysia rebounded strongly to end higher today, making a swift recovery of its losses from the previous session, supported by mostly upbeat regional markets, said an analyst. At 5 pm, the FTSE Bursa Malaysia KLCI (FBM KLCI) surged 16.23 points, or 1.05 per cent, to 1,553.24 from …

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Slavery tribunal? Africa, Caribbean unite on reparations

Slavery tribunal Africa Caribbean unite on reparations

(Reuters) – Support is building among Africa and Caribbean nations for the creation of an international tribunal on atrocities dating to the transatlantic trade of enslaved people, with the United States backing a U.N. panel at the heart of the effort. A tribunal, modelled on other ad-hoc courts such as …

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Ringgit ends higher as US$ retreats on selling activities

Ringgit ends higher as US retreats on selling activities

KUALA LUMPUR: The ringgit ended higher against the US dollar as the greenback retreated on selling activities after the United States (US) ISM purchasing managers’ index for services report showed that price pressures are easing, said an analyst. At 6 pm, the ringgit rose to 4.7380/7425 against the US dollar …

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Jasmine Loo: I did not make a deal to testify against Najib

Jasmine Loo I did not make a deal to testify

KUALA LUMPUR: A key witness in Datuk Seri Najib Razak’s RM2.28bil 1Malaysia Development Berhad (1MDB) reiterated that she did not make any deal with the prosecution to testify against the former prime minister. Jasmine Loo, 50, who was 1MDB’s general counsel, also disagreed with a suggestion by Najibs’s lawyer, Tania …

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Hajiji claims Bung ‘lives in an imaginary world’

Hajiji claims Bung lives in an imaginary world

KOTA KINABALU: Chief Minister Datuk Seri Hajiji Noor has accused his one-time ally, Sabah Umno chairman Datuk Bung Moktar Radin, of being someone caught in his own outdated imagination. Hajiji said that Bung, who had become a chief critic of the Gabungan Rakyat Sabah (GRS) government, did not even know …

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