Category: Royals

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It’s easier to care for a ‘raja berjiwa rakyat’ than ‘rakyat berjiwa raja’, says Istana Negara’s deputy Grand Chamberlain

The royal institution remains a pillar in Malaysia’s democracy. Istana Negara’s deputy Grand Chamberlain, Sophian Ab Rahman, explains the importance in upholding protocol, appreciating history, and the need to cherish the institution, ahead of the installation of the new Yang di-Pertuan Agong, later this month.

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Intentions noble but Malaysia’s incoming King, Sultan Ibrahim Iskandar, bound by Federal Constitution, says senior lawyer

Senior lawyer Datuk Seri Dr Jahaberdeen Mohamed Yunoos says Sultan Ibrahim Iskandar’s desire to ‘hunt’ the corrupt should be applauded, however, the incoming Yang di-Pertuan Agong’s aspirations for the Malaysian Anti-Corruption Commission and Petronas to report to the King is not provided for, under the Federal Constitution.