New act may not be effective to tackle issues on unity, racial and religious sensitivities - Abdul Aziz

By Muhammad Afiff Md Adnan

KUALA LUMPUR, Jan 19 (Bernama) -- The identification and formulation of new acts will not necessarily be effective in tackling issues on unity and racial and religious sensitivities in the country, says constitutional expert Dr Abdul Aziz Bari.

Unity important element in bringing about progress to Sabah - Mohd Shafie

KOTA KINABALU, Jan 19 (Bernama) -- The unity of the people based on racial diversity in the state is an important element and consideration for the Sabah government when it brings about development to the state.

Bersatu hints at fielding local candidate for Semenyih by-election

SHAH ALAM, Jan 19 (Bernama) -- Parti Pribumi Bersatu Malaysia (Bersatu) has hinted it will be placing a local candidate in the Semenyih state constituency by-election to be held next month.

Bernama boss describes late Abdul Aziz as man of high integrity

KUALA LUMPUR, Jan 19 (Bernama) -- The former principal private secretary to Prime Minister Tun Dr Mahathir Mohamad, Tan Sri Abdul Aziz Ismail, who passed away today, has been described as a man of high integrity and dedicated to his work.

Sabah forms special committee to study SESB takeover

KOTA KINABALU, Jan 19 (Bernama) -- The state government will form a special committee to detail the transition period in the takeover of Sabah Electricity Sdn Bhd (SESB) from Tenaga Nasional Berhad (TNB).

YNJ provides assistance to hardcore poor, single mothers in Tambisan

LAHAD DATU, Jan 19 (Bernama) -- Yayasan Nur Jauhar (YNJ) has provided assistance to 71 people from among the hardcore poor, including single mothers and the disabled, as well as 174 students from SK Tambisan through the foundation's Ziarah Kasih programme.

PH faces tough fight in Cameron Highlands - Mat Sabu

TASEK GELUGOR, Jan 19 (Bernama) -- Pakatan Harapan (PH)’s chances in winning the Cameron Highlands parliamentary seat on Jan 26 is going to be tough, said Amanah President Mohamad Sabu.