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Deputy Speaker appointment delayed due to Bersatu’s objection, says party MP

PETALING JAYA: The delay in the appointment of a new Deputy Speaker is believed to be due to the disagreement by Parti Pribumi Bersatu Malaysia MPs with Umno’s choice of fielding Pontian MP Datuk Seri Ahmad Maslan for the post.

“Yes,” said a Bersatu MP who wanted to remain anonymous, when asked on the matter through WhatsApp.

According to a Sinar Harian report, this confirmed claims by Umno supreme council member Datuk Dr Mohd Puad Zarkashi who had accused Bersatu MPs of refusing to support Ahmad for the Deputy Speaker’s post.

The unnamed Bersatu MP also said the party’s decision not to support Ahmad as Deputy Speaker was because Bersatu wants the candidate as a person who isn’t facing any charges in court.

The MP declin

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SME Bank approves loans totalling RM11.02 million under OBF initiative

Thursday, 30 March 2017 KUALA LUMPUR: SME Bank has thus far approved loans totalling RM11.02 million through its “Online Business Financing” (OBF) initiative. Deputy Minister of International Trade and Industry Datuk Ahmad Maslan said the ministry aims to accelerate loan approvals for online Bumiputera entrepreneurs through the initiative. “So far, …

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