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BN won't dissolve and 10 things that happened yesterday

Kini Roundup

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Modified 9 Mar 2019, 4:43 am

KINI ROUNDUP | Key headlines you may have missed yesterday, in brief.

1. BN's supreme council has deliberated on a proposal by MCA to have the coalition dissolved and decided it was not necessary.

2. BN leaders also clarified that Tengku Adnan Tengku Mansor is the coalition's secretary-general and not Nazri Abdul Aziz.

3. Sarawak Report editor Clare Rewcastle-Brown has challenged PAS president Abdul Hadi Awang to reveal the terms of the settlement following the latter's decision to drop a defamation suit against her.

 4. PAS president Abdul Hadi Awang alluded that his party could easily raise RM90 million from its vast membership.

5. An activist who is resisting eviction from Penang government-run transitional homes for the poor is threatening to sue netizens who claimed that she could afford not to stay there.

6. An activist claims he was stopped from attending a radio show to talk about problems involving the Batu Caves Sri Subramaniar Temple committee.

7. Deputy International Trade and Industry Minister Ong Kian Ming promised to investigate claims that Putrajaya has approved 38 new Approved Permit (AP) holders.

8. The MACC has been urged to probe allegations that former MIC president S Samy Vellu abused his power over a land deal in Perak in 2005.

9. Petronas said it has a sizeable cash reserve which will enable the company to pay RM30 billion in special dividends to the Malaysian government.

10. Electoral reforms pressure group Bersih claimed that Pakatan Harapan ranked the highest in terms of violation of election laws in the recent Semenyih by-election.

11. Nik Azman Nik Abdul Majid has been appointed as the new auditor-general, replacing Madinah Mohamad.

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