KUALA LUMPUR (June 25): Stressing that Yang di-Pertuan Agong must act on the advice of the Cabinet in exercising his power to convene Parliament as provided for by the Federal Constitution, Attorney-General Tan Sri Idrus Harun said the Emergency Ordinance does not remove this requirement.
KUALA LUMPUR (May 26): The government appreciates public criticisms of its handling of the Covid-19 pandemic, but the power to ultimately curb it rests with all individuals, said a Cabinet minister.
KUALA LUMPUR (Feb 11): No one flagged any concerns about former prime minister Datuk Seri Najib Razak's (pictured) personal interest in 1Malaysia Development Bhd (1MDB) during cabinet meetings involving the strategic investment fund, former deputy chief secretary to the Cabinet Tan Sri Mazidah Abdul Majid told the court today.
KUALA LUMPUR (Feb 11): Fugitive businessman Low Taek Jho's (Jho Low) name was not documented in the Cabinet minutes dated Sept 8, 2010 or in the supporting 14 Cabinet papers that same week, where it was revealed that the "donation" from Prince Saud Abdulaziz Al-Saud to 1Malaysia Development Bhd's (1MDB) charity arm Yayasan 1MDB was to be made but should remain confidential.
Reduced quarantine period for Ministers violates citizen’s ‘constitutional right of equality’ — Malaysian Bar
KUALA LUMPUR (Feb 9): The Malaysian Bar said the Government order exempting Cabinet Ministers returning from overseas official visits from the need to undergo a 10-day quarantine is a violation of the people’s “constitutional right of equality under the law”.
KUALA LUMPUR (Feb 9): Both former finance minister Lim Guan Eng and former prime minister Datuk Seri Najib Razak have criticised the government over the decision for Cabinet ministers returning from overseas trips to only be subjected to a three-day quarantine period, as opposed to the usual 10-day quarantine requirement.
KUALA LUMPUR (Feb 9): The government has decided that Cabinet ministers returning from overseas trips to only be subjected to a three-day quarantine period, as opposed to the usual 10-day quarantine requirement.
KUALA LUMPUR (Dec 2): The proposed merger of UEM Sunrise Bhd and EcoWorld Development Group Bhd, which was put forth by UEM Group, does not require the approval of the Cabinet, said Minister of Finance Tengku Datuk Seri Zafrul Tengku Abdul Aziz.