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Soi Lek defends not querying Najib's funds; Kadir wants datukship ruling

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Soi Lek defends not querying Najib's funds

Former MCA president Dr Chua Soi Lek defended his decision not to question former prime minister Najib Abdul Razak about the source of BN’s funds.

DAP veteran Lim Kit Siang wants the upcoming MCA leadership to come clean about accepting 1MDB-linked monies.

Chua lauded Gerakan as being braver than MCA for quitting BN.

Kadir wants Harapan ruling on datukships

Veteran newsman A Kadir Jasin wants Pakatan Harapan to make a ruling on its members accepting datukships.

Kedah Menteri Besar Mukhriz Mahathir said the state is prepared to amend its laws to set a two-term limit on the menteri besar post.

PKR president-elect Anwar Ibrahim denied questioning pro-bumiputera policies to garner support from the Chinese community.

Other Kinibites

The Pulai Umno division is against putting party president Ahmad Zahid Hamidi on leave amid his graft trial.

MACC said it would not spare any companies linked to Zahid's case.

Energy, Science, Technology, Environment and Climate Change Minister Yeo Bee Yin says there will not be a carbon tax in Budget 2019.

Looking ahead

The second round of Selangor PKR elections kicks off today, with party polls also being held in Perlis.

Former MCA president Dr Chua Soi Lek launches his book Like Me or Hate Me: Rising from the Political Ashes.

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