17 Apr '18, 8am

#Myanmar pardons 8,500 prisoners in holiday amnesty

#Myanmar pardons 8,500 prisoners in holiday amnesty

IPOH (THE STAR/ASIA NEWS NETWORK) - Malaysia's self-styled shaman Ibrahim Mat Zin said on Tuesday (April 17) he plans to contest a parliamentary seat in Perak state as an independent candidate in the upcoming general election taking on Deputy Prime Minister Ahmad Zahid Hamidi.

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