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DPM: Finance Ministry To Decide On Trust Fund For Kids

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KANGAR – The Finance Ministry will have to decide if it wants to proceed or abolish the Anak Malaysia Trust Fund (ADAM50), said Deputy Prime Minister Datuk Seri Dr. Wan Azizah Wan Ismail. She said the initiative would involve a large amount of state funds and it is common knowledge that the country now has…

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Wan Azizah Has Audience With Pahang Regent

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KUANTAN – Datuk Seri Dr Wan Azizah Wan Ismail had an audience with Regent of Pahang, Tengku Abdullah Sultan Ahmad Shah at Istana Abdulaziz here in conjunction with her first visit to the state after being appointed as deputy prime minister. Dr Wan Azizah, who is also Women, Family and Community Development Minister, arrived at…

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DPM Hopes For More Women In Cabinet

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MELAKA – Women should be given a significant role in the new Cabinet line-up to develop the country, said Deputy Prime Minister Datuk Seri Dr Wan Azizah Wan Ismail. However, she said it was up to Prime Minister Tun Dr Mahathir Mohamad to decide on the line-up based on the need to develop the country.…

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Wan Azizah: Allow Selangor MB Appointment To Run Smoothly

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PUTRAJAYA- Deputy Prime Minister and PKR President Datuk Seri Dr Wan Azizah Wan Ismail (pic) has urged all parties to allow the latest appointment of Amirudin Shari as Selangor Mentri Besar to run smoothly. Dr Wan Azizah said that Selangor has been anticipating for a new Mentri Besar, following Datuk Seri Mohamed Azmin Ali’s appointment…

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Govt Open To Suggestions To Build New Malaysia

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PUTRAJAYA – The government is open to feedback from all layers of society to help build a new and better Malaysia, said Deputy Prime Minister Datuk Seri Dr Wan Azizah Wan Ismail. She said this would enable the government to plan development to be implemented more comprehensively with the involvement of the whole society. “We…

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Scrapping Of HSR Project Considered All Aspects

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KUALA LUMPUR – The government’s decision to scrap the High-Speed Rail project between Kuala Lumpur and Singapore was made after considering all aspects, said Deputy Prime Minister Datuk Seri Dr Wan Azizah Wan Ismail. “The Prime Minister (Tun Dr Mahathir Mohamad) had his reasons for doing it. I think he has taken into account all…

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Not Enough Workers At Old Folk, Welfare Homes, Says DPM

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KUALA KUBU BHARU – There are not enough workers to care for the inmates at Old folk and public nursing homes in the country, according to Deputy Prime Minister Datuk Seri Dr Wan Azizah Wan Ismail. In this regard, she said there was a need to train more people who are willing and interested to…

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Wan Azizah Dismisses Rumour Daughter Izzah Getting Married To King

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KUALA KUBU BHARU – Deputy Prime Minister Datuk Seri Dr Wan Azizah Wan Ismail today dismissed a rumour that her daughter Nurul Izzah Anwar would be getting married to the Yang di-Pertuan Agong, Sultan Muhammad V. “Astagfirullahaladzim. Do not believe rumours,” said Dr Wan Azizah, who is also Women, Family and Community Development Minister, as…

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No Additional Deduction For Husbands In EPF Contribution For Housewives

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KUALA KUBU BHARU – The proposal for Employees Provident Fund (EPF) contribution for housewives does not involve any additional deduction from the salary of their husbands, said Deputy Prime Minister Datuk Seri Dr Wan Azizah Wan Ismail. Dr Wan Azizah, who is also Women, Family and Community Development Minister, said the two per cent contribution…

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DPM Has Audience With Agong’s Mother

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KOTA BHARU – Deputy Prime Minister Datuk Seri Dr Wan Azizah Wan Ismail had an audience with the mother of the Yang di-Pertuan Agong, Tengku Anis Tengku Abdul Hamid, at Istana Mahkota in Kubang Kerian here tonight. Their closed-door meeting lasted about an hour and no media coverage was allowed. Wan Azizah, who is also…

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Women, Family & Community Development Ministry To Retain Its Name

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PUTRAJAYA – The Women, Family and Community Development Ministry (KPWKM) will retain its name and need not be changed to the Ministry of Women and Family Development, said Deputy Prime Minister Datuk Seri Dr Wan Azizah Wan Ismail. Dr Wan Azizah, who also heads the ministry, said she had spoken to Prime Minister Tun Dr…

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Wan Azizah: Mechanism For Housewives To Contribute To EPF To Be Looked Into

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PUTRAJAYA – A mechanism will be looked at to allow housewives to contribute to the Employees Provident Fund, said Deputy Prime Minister Datuk Seri Dr Wan Azizah Wan Ismail (pic). “I will be meeting up with EPF chief executive officer Datuk Shahril Ridza Ridzuan next week to discuss on an action plan to allow housewives…

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Wan Azizah Starts Work As DPM

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PUTRAJAYA – Datuk Seri Dr. Wan Azizah Wan Ismail today commences her duty as Deputy Prime Minister. She arrived at the Deputy Prime Minister’s office in Bangunan Perdana Putra here at 10am and was received by the Chief Secretary to the Government, Tan Sri Dr Ali Hamsa and staff of the Prime Minister’s Department. Upon…

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Wan Azizah Leads Swearing-In Of 13 Cabinet Ministers

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KUALA LUMPUR – Malaysia’s first female Deputy Prime Minister Datuk Seri Dr Wan Azizah Wan Ismail led a line-up of 13 Cabinet ministers in taking their oath of office, loyalty and secrecy before Yang di-Pertuan Agong Sultan Muhammad V at Istana Negara here today. The swearing-in, which took place at the Singgahsana Kecil (Minor Throne…

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Dr Wan Azizah – From DPM’s Wife To DPM-Designate

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KUALA LUMPUR – Parti Keadilan Rakyat (PKR) president Datuk Seri Dr Wan Azizah Wan Ismail has been appointed deputy prime minister-designate in the Pakatan Harapan-led government following the coalition’s victory in the 14th general election (GE14). This was announced by Prime Minister Tun Dr Mahathir Mohamad at a press conference after a special meeting on…

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PAS Is Contesting In Non-Malay Majority Constituencies To Split Votes

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SUNGAI SIPUT – Parti Keadilan Rakyat (PKR) today alleged that PAS was contesting in non-Malay majority constituencies in the 14th general election merely to split the votes, in Barisan Nasional’s favour. Its president Datuk Ser Wan Azizah Wan Ismail cited Teluk Intan, where PAS has a candidate even though Malay constituents comprised only 38 per…

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Wan Azizah In 5-Cornered Fight For Pandan Seat, Papagomo No Show

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AMPANG – There will be multi-cornered fights galore here as 11 candidates will contest the Pandan parliamentary seat and two state seats within it. PKR president Datuk Seri Wan Azizah Wan Ismail is in a five-cornered tussle with Barisan Nasional (BN), PAS, Parti Rakyat Malaysia (PRM) and an independent candidate. Blogger Papagomo, whose real name…

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#UndiRosak Campaign Started By Tun M Haters

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KUANTAN – The #UndiRosak campaign launched on Jan 7 was started by people dissatisfied that Tun Dr Mahathir Mohamad has been nominated to be prime minister if the Pakatan Harapan opposition pact were to win the 14th General Election, said PKR president Datin Seri Wan Azizah Wan Ismail. However, she said it would not gain…

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Mahathir – Wan Azizah Team A Ploy To Mislead People

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KUALA LUMPUR – Pakatan Harapan’s proposed appointment of Tun Dr Mahathir Mohamad as prime minister and Datuk Seri Dr Wan Azizah Wan Ismail as his deputy is seen as a ploy to mislead the people. UMNO information chief, Tan Sri Annuar Musa said this political strategy was DAP’s agenda to hide the party (DAP) which…

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PKR Never Betrayed Political Cooperation With PAS, Says Wan Azizah

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PETALING JAYA – PKR has never betrayed PAS throughout their political collaboration, says Datuk Seri Dr Wan Azizah Wan Ismail. The PKR president said they tried their best to maintain cooperation with the Islamist party but acknowledged PAS’ decision to sever ties with them. On Thursday, the PAS Syura Council at its meeting endorsed the…

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Court Orders Wan Azizah, Two Others To Pay RM70,000 To Felda

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KUALA LUMPUR: The High Court here ordered PKR president Datuk Seri Dr Wan Azizah Wan Ismail (pic) and two others to pay RM70,000 in damages to the Federal Land Development Authority (Felda) and its subsidiary. The defamation case pertained to two articles published in 2010, in PKR’s newspaper, Suara Keadilan. Deputy Registrar Norfauzani Mohd Nordin…

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Wan Azizah Calls Or Action Against Guilty Parties In Penang Graft Case

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  PERMATANG PAUH – Action should be taken against anyone who is guilty in the case of alleged graft involving a DAP assemblyman’s father, said linked to a PKR President Datin Seri Dr Wan Azizah Wan Ismail. “We don’t need to hide anything, if guilty, then be it,” she told reporters after opening PKR Permatang…

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Wan Azizah Rapped For Being Silent Over Church Demolition

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PETALING JAYA: MCA has taken Kajang assemblyman Datuk Seri Dr Wan Azizah Wan Ismail to task for her silence in the demolition of the remains of the disused St Joseph’s Church in Kajang. MCA religious harmony bureau deputy chairman Datuk Ng Chok Sin said the PKR president failed to inform the residents of the demolition,…

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Sec-Gen’s Action Likely To Cause cracks In Azmin-Wan Azizah Ties

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PETALING JAYA: The move by PKR secretary-general Rafizi Ramli to lodge a report on alleged graft in the Selangor government led by the party’s powerful deputy president Datuk Seri Azmin Ali is threatening to split the party further. The rift within the party – with Azmin on one side and president Datuk Seri Dr Wan…

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Rafizi To Hand Over Evidence On Graft To Wan Azizah

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KUALA LUMPUR: PKR vice-president Rafizi Ramli has said that he will hand over all evidence on recent graft allegations against the Selangor government to the party president. Speaking to reporters at the Parliament lobby Monday, the Pandan MP who is also National Oversight and Whistleblowers (NOW) executive director said he will hand over the evidence…

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Wan Azizah Not Joining ‘Save Malaysia’ Coalition

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KUALA LUMPUR: Opposition leader Datuk Seri Dr Wan Azizah Wan Ismail says that she will not be part of the “Save Malaysia” coalition she feels it is not necessary. “At the moment, I don’t need to,” said the PKR president Speaking to reporters outside the Parliament lobby. She was asked if she would be joining…

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PKR Still Hoping PAS Will Work With Pakatan Harapan

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PERMATANG PAUH – Parti Keadilan Rakyat (PKR) is still hoping that PAS will work with the new opposition pact Pakatan Harapan which will be made up of PKR, DAP and yet to be registered Parti Amanah Negara. PKR president Datuk Seri Dr Wan Azizah Wan Ismail said differences in opinion between DAP and PAS was…

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PKR Open To Cooperation With Any Like-Minded Political Party

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BUTTERWORTH – Parti Keadilan Rakyat (PKR) is open to forging cooperation with any political party that is committed to a common policy framework, says its president Datuk Seri Dr Wan Azizah Wan Ismail. “I think, we want to be friends with everybody, even UMNO. We are the same…we have a struggle. “We (Pakatan Rakyat) have…

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Wan Azizah, Datuk Hasan Sworn In At Parliament

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KUALA LUMPUR – Datuk Seri Wan Azizah Wan Ismail and Datuk Hasan Arifin took their oath of office as the new parliamentary members for Permatang Pauh and Rompin, respectively, at the Second Meeting of the Third Term of the 13th Parliament which began today. The swearing in ceremony was held before Dewan Rakyat Speaker Tan…

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MP Wan Azizah To Accept Opposition Leader Post

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KUALA LUMPUR – Permatang Pauh Member of Parliament Datuk Seri Dr Wan Azizah Wan Ismail said today she would accept the post of parliamentary opposition leader as recommended by Pakatan Rakyat. She said she would issue an official statement on the matter on May 18 after she had been sworn in as an MP. “I…

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