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The Reformasi heat may not return: analysts

"Kita Lawan" ha called for a peaceful rally in Kuala Lumpur on March 7 to protest against the conviction of Opposition Leader Datuk Seri Anwar Ibrahim, political analysts are nevertheless of the opinion that it will not be easy to revive that momentum of the 1998 Reformasi movement.

Poor prospects for Anwar's royal pardon

The family of Opposition Leader Datuk Seri Anwar Ibrahim yesterday submitted a pardon petition to the Yang di-Pertuan Agong, and the move temporarily retains Anwar's MP status. However, whether the PKR de facto leader will eventually be released will mark the start of yet another round of political fight. However, it is generally believed that chances for Anwar to be pardoned are not too good.

Redelineation an uphill task: EC

Election Commission chairman Tan Sri Abdul Aziz Yusof said the redelineation draft was not expected to be adopted in the Parliament with a two-thirds majority and he expected the number of parliamentary constituencies to remain at 222 during the next general elections.

Watch your image, elected reps urged

Elected reps must not only serve the communities they represent, they must also take care of their personal images. They must never involve themselves in illegal activities such as gambling, visiting night clubs, or not honor their promises.

Job market crunch on the horizon

Malaysian Employers Federation (MEF) executive director Datuk Shamsuddin Bardan said the local job market is expected to experience a crunch in 2015 and employees are advised not to quit their existing jobs unless they can be sure of at least 20% higher pays.

Drink more water during hot weather: MMA

Medical professionals remind Malaysians that flavored drinks could never replace plain water to quench thirst and for water replenishment.

Pay income tax through credit & debit cards

Taxpayers can now pay their income tax using Visa, MasterCard and American Express credit cards as well as debit cards issued by banking institutions in the country, said Deputy Finance Minister Datuk Ahmad Maslan.

Khazanah to disburse RM1.6 bln as second phase of funding to MAS

Khazanah Nasional Bhd is scheduled to disburse up to RM1.6 billion to Malaysia Airlines (MAS) as part of the second phase of conditional investment funding within the next three months.

Modernising assets to ensure army's preparedness

Modernisation and development of the Armed Forces (ATM) assets and equipments are in line with current technology development.

Price reduction campaign to proceed: Hasan

The National Price Reduction Campaign 2015 which begins today, will proceed despite the hike in fuel prices.