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Details of Azmin's dinner emerges and 10 things that happened yesterday

KINI ROUNDUP | Here are key headlines you may have missed yesterday, in brief.

1. Prime Minister Dr Mahathir Mohamad said he has questioned Economic Affairs Minister Azmin Ali over what happened during his dinner meeting with Umno MPs on Nov 18.

2. Mahathir's account of the event suggested that the MPs were considering defecting, but seven Umno MPs have emerged to refute that claim and maintained that they were loyal to their party.

3. Umno secretary-general Annuar Musa placed the figure of party MPs present at the dinner meet at 16.

4. Tunku Abdul Rahman University College (TAR UC) will get RM30 million annually from the federal government but it will be controlled by a trust run by the institution's alumni association.

5. Tourism Minister Mohamaddin Ketapi explained that the only asset he owned and declared to the authorities was a motorcycle worth RM9,338.

6. Pakatan Harapan politicians throughout the country sang praise of National Audit Department officer Nor Salwani Muhammad for her bravery in safekeeping the original copy of the 1MDB audit.

7. Deradicalisation participant Nasir Abas believed that the authorities' claim that Yazid Sufaat, who was linked to al-Qaeda, had been "rehabilitated" was not enough as the latter should publicly renounce militancy.

8. Rembau Khairy Jamaluddin said viral images purportedly depicting his private motion to debate the transition of prime ministerial power was fake and has ordered his staff to lodge a police report.

9. Tuan Ibrahim Tuan Man was asked to apologise after citing grossly wrong figures related to Budget 2020.

10. International Federation of Journalists' (IFJ) latest report said reforms to facilitate media freedom was seeing progress in Malaysia, albeit very slowly.

11. Umno supreme council member Lokman Noor Adam will file an application to set aside the High Court's leave for contempt proceedings to be commenced against him for allegedly threatening a witness in former prime minister Najib Abdul Razak’s RM2.28 billion 1MDB trial.

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