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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.

Price reduction campaign to proceed: Hasan

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

Religious teacher to hang for pupil's death

A religious teacher was sentenced to death by hanging, by the High Court here today for the murder of a seven-year-old pupil, four years ago.

Malaysia should table climate change motion at Asean summit: researchers

Some environmental researchers want the Malaysian Government to table a motion for a joint study among Asean countries on the global climate change and its impact on the region's socio-economy during the Asean Summit here later this year.

Singapore denies delaying RTS link alignment

Singapore has refuted a claim that it has been delaying decision on alignment for the Rapid Transit System (RTS) link, saying it has yet to receive an official confirmation of the location of Malaysia's RTS terminus in Johor Bahru.