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MCA gets chopped over karate classes and other news you may have missed

Kini Roundup

6 Mar 2021, 11:12 pm

Updated 4 months ago

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

Wanita MCA will be organising an online karate course for domestic abuse victims, a move critically panned as ignoring the realities of abuse and implying it is the victims’ own responsibility to protect themselves.

The MCA women's wing also reiterated its position that the government should ban child marriage and unilateral conversions.

MCA Youth said the party must be prepared to face an influx of young voters in the next general election.

MCA deputy president Dr Mah Hang Soon mocked DAP for "pandering" to Umno despite a long history of animosity.

Umno's Perlis and Sabah chapters pledged to work with Bersatu in an apparent revolt against the national leadership's decision to cut ties as soon as Parliament is dissolved.

The MACC and the Inland Revenue Board denied allegations that they were being used as "political weapons".

The anti-graft agency also urged MPs who claimed to have been offered bribes to support Perikatan Nasional to come forward.

Pakatan Harapan's students' wing demanded Putrajaya to come clean on its computer scheme and RM100 e-wallet handouts which were promised in Budget 2021.

Prime Minister Muhyiddin Yassin departed for Saudi Arabia to perform the umrah and will be granted a virtual audience with King Salman on March 9.

Fifteen family members were infected with Covid-19 after attending a tahlil ceremony where symptomatic relatives were present.

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