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ISKANDAR PUTERI, April 21 — The new Johor executive council will be named tomorrow following Sultan Ibrahim Iskandar’s royal assent earlier today, said Johor Pakatan Harapan (PH) chief Tan Sri Muh...
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Former Johor exco member Datuk Abdul Latif Bandi has been freed from all 37 charges for corruption and money laundering at the Sessions Court in Johor Baru.Also freed from the charges on Sunday were A...
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KUALA LUMPUR, April 21 — The Malaysian Anti-Corruption Commission (MACC) will contest the Session Court’s acquittal today of former Johor exco Datuk Abdul Latif Bandi over 37 charges of corruption...
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GEORGE TOWN: The Pakatan Harapan (PH) government in Perak plans to highlight its successes since May 8, last year by unveiling a report card on its performance in conjunction with the completion of it...
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Bersatu president Muhyiddin Yassin had an audience with Sultan Ibrahim Sultan Iskandar this morning.
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The Johor Bahru Sessions Court has acquitted Abd Latif Bandi and two others of 37 corruption and money laundering charges.
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LONDON, April 21 — At a conference in Scotland next month, Microsoft researchers from the UK will be presenting and demoing the tools they’ve been developing for VR headsets to make the experienc...
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KUALA LUMPUR, April 21 — The Sessions Court acquitted today former Johor exco Datuk Abdul Latif Bandi of all his 37 charges for corruption and money laundering linked to a housing and land scandal i...
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JOHOR BARU: Former Johor exco member Datuk Abdul Latif Bandi has been freed from all 37 charges for corruption and money laundering at the Sessions Court here Sunday (April 21).
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BUKIT MERTAJAM: Two Nepalese men were brutally beaten up by passers-by in Jalan Bukit Minyak here after one of them allegedly molested a female Grab driver they were riding with.
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Turkey’s ruling AK Party (AKP) submitted a second petition to cancel and re-run Istanbul elections it lost three weeks ago, citing thousands of ballots cast by people it said were ineligible to vote...
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KUALA LUMPUR, April 21 — Keretapi Tanah Melayu Berhad (KTMB) recorded 17 deaths due to collisions along the 1,655-kilometre railway stretch last year.
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KULIM: The government, in principle, has agreed to extend the period of enforcement of the Festive Season Price Control Scheme (FSPCS) in conjunction with Hari Raya Aidilfitri in June compared to betw...
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TUN Dr Mahathir Mohamad ma­­naged to take a breather last weekend.
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JOHOR BARU, April 20 — Johor PKR will give its full support to the state’s mentri besar Dr Sahruddin Jamal, Datuk Seri Anwar Ibrahim said today.
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WASHINGTON, UNITED STATES (April 20): New home building dipped again in March after plunging in February, with declines in single-family and apartment construction spread over most of the country, acc...
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GEORGE TOWN: Police arrested two Nepali factory workers yesterday after they allegedly molested a 27-year-old female Grab driver on their trip in Bukit Mertajam.
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PETALING JAYA: A total of 17 people were fatally struck by trains in various locations last year owing to lackadaisical attitude and carelessness, says Keretapi Tanah Melayu Bhd (KTMB).
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LETTER | Adelina Sao (also reported as Lisao) , 21, died in Bukit Mertajam hospital on 11th February 2018 from organ failure.
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KUALA LUMPUR, April 20 — Bursa Malaysia is likely to trend lower next week with the FBM KLCI moving towards the 1,600 level amid the lack of local catalysts.
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GENTING Malaysia Bhd (code: 4715) appeared to be initiating a rebound in Friday trading as it turned higher to cross the 100-day simple moving average (SMA) on bullish momentum.
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KUALA LUMPUR: Traders affected by next week’s water cut are rubbing their temples at the thought of having to cope without the precious supply.
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GEORGE TOWN: It was a longer than usual Good Friday service at the Church of the Immaculate Conception in Pulau Tikus.
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SEPANG: An Indonesian construction worker was sentenced to four months’ jail for being in possession of a bullet, two bullet shells and a folding knife at the KLIA2.
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KUALA LUMPUR: The search for the next Asia Young Designer has begun with the launch of the 12th instalment of the Asia Young Designer Awards (AYDA) on April 9.
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WASHINGTON, April 20 ­— The International Monetary Fund (IMF) board yesterday approved an US$118.2 million (RM488.4 million) credit that will be rushed out for cyclone-devastated Mozambique to help...
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KOTA KINABALU: Police have arrested three more suspects over a gang assault at a popular shopping mall here.
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This article first appeared in The Edge Malaysia Weekly as 'Issues at Fortis explained' (pages 68 and 69), on April 8, 2019 - April 14, 2019.
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KUALA LUMPUR, April 19 ― Bursa Malaysia ended higher due to brisk buying activities, against a backdrop of mixed regional markets.
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KUALA LUMPUR, April 19 — The Pahang state government has today announced an additional condition for business licences and permits: Unconditional respect and loyalty to the Yang di-Pertuan Agong and...
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BUTTERWORTH: The magistrate’s court here today fixed June 3 this year for management of a case where a man was charged with 18 counts of cheating 14 people of RM51,800 in relation to the sale of “...
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KLANG: A housewife was charged at the sessions court here today with two counts of trafficking two newborn babies in February this year.
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(April 19): DBS Vickers reinstated coverage of Wah Seong Corp Bhd with a recommendation of fully valued.
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SEPANG: An Indonesian construction worker was sentenced to four months’ jail by the magistrate’s court here today for being in possession of a bullet, two bullet shells and a folding knife at the ...
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Health watchdog warns that tobacco products are widely available on both social media and online retailers.
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KUALA LUMPUR (April 19): Dufu Technology Corp Bhd shares rose 7.6 percent, more than any full-day gain since Feb 11, as Malaysia's benchmark index advanced.
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TOKYO, April 19 — Tokyo stocks closed higher today following healthy gains on Wall Street, with Nintendo jumping more than 14 per cent on reports its games and popular Switch console will soon be av...
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KLANG, April 19 — A housewife was charged at the Sessions Court here today with two counts of trafficking two newborn babies in February this year.
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IN the Semenyih by-election last month, it was reported that Barisan Nasional (BN) swept the police votes.
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KUALA LUMPUR (April 19): Genting Malaysia Bhd shares rose 3.6 percent, more than any full-day gain since Dec 19, as Malaysia's benchmark index advanced.
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Authorities suspect foreign tankers discharged marine fuel oil that resulted in the oil spill detected off Kota Tinggi yesterday.
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JOHOR BARU: The authorities suspect foreign tankers had discharged marine fuel oil that resulted in the spill detected off Kota Tinggi on Wednesday.
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PUTRAJAYA (April 19): Water disruption is expected to last up to 86 hours in 577 areas in Klang, Shah Alam, Petaling, Gombak, Kuala Lumpur, Kuala Langat and Kuala Selangor due to upgrading of the elec...
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KRISHNASAMY Veloo, 74, is a former Olympian who represented Malaysia at the 1972 Munich Olympics in football.
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TOKYO: Nissan Motor Co. is planning to cut global output by around 15 percent for the fiscal year to March 2020, the Nikkei reported, citing unnamed sources.
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'The Kleptocrats', a documentary about the 1MDB scandal, was launched in an exclusive screening attended by some 70 guests in Kuala Lumpur last night.
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KUALA LUMPUR, April 19 — The FTSE Bursa Malaysia KLCI (FBM KLCI) is slightly higher at the early session today amid mild buying interest in the heavyweights led by Petronas Chemicals and Maybank.
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KUALA LUMPUR: Blue chips edged higher early Friday with some buying support sees in Petronas Gas and Maybank while the broader market firmed up slightly.
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PUTRAJAYA: Water disruption is expected to last up to 86 hours in Klang, Shah Alam, Petaling, Gombak, Kuala Lumpur, Kuala Langat and Kuala Selangor.
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PUTRAJAYA: Newly-appointed Johor Mentri Besar Dr Sahruddin Jamal has called on the Prime Minister, his first after assuming the post on April 14.
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KOTA KINABALU: The state government will not rush into filling the remaining 4,000 vacancies in the civil service as it is prioritising critical areas in order to be more cost-efficient, says Datuk Seri Mohd Shafie Apdal.
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LAHAD DATU: Police arrested a jobless man for beating up his wife and child with a barbell during a heated argument at their house in Kg Tabanak here.
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Notable tech leaker OnLeaks has published a tweet revealing a slew of new information about the upcoming OnePlus flagship including the launch date: May 14.
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IT was a surreal moment for myself and many of the Malaysians on board the USNS Fall River.
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PUTRAJAYA, April 19 — Water disruption is expected to last up to 86 hours in Klang, Shah Alam, Petaling, Gombak, Kuala Lumpur, Kuala Langat and Kuala Selangor following upgrading of electrical su...
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PUTRAJAYA (April 18): Water disruption is expected to last up to 86 hours in 577 areas in Klang, Shah Alam, Petaling, Gombak, Kuala Lumpur, Kuala Langat and Kuala Selangor due to upgrading of the elec...
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Water disruption is expected to last up to 86 hours in Klang, Shah Alam, Petaling, Gombak, Kuala Lumpur, Kuala Langat and Kuala Selangor following upgrading of electrical supply system at the Sungai S...
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PUTRAJAYA: Water disruption is expected to last up to 86 hours in Klang, Shah Alam, Petaling, Gombak, Kuala Lumpur, Kuala Langat and Kuala Selangor following upgrading of electrical supply system at t...
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THE change of Government after the 14th General Election saw changes to our sphere of cyber and IT laws.
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RAM Credit Information Sdn Bhd (RAMCI) signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with CyberSecurity Malaysia to work together to address the growing prevalence of identity theft in the country and to...
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KUALA LUMPUR, April 18 — Malaysia has climbed 21 places to rank 123rd out of 180 countries in Reporters Without Borders’ (RSF) annual World Press Freedom Index, following the shock results of the ...
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IPOH, April 18 — Rungkup assemblyman Datuk Shahrul Zaman Yahya has urged Perak exco Howard Lee today to explain a state-run political training module that he claimed is questioning the sovereignty o...
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KOTA KINABALU: Police have arrested two teenagers in connection with a gang assault at a popular shopping centre here on Sunday (April 14).
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IHH Healthcare Bhd managing director and CEO Dr Tan See Leng is not an easy man to reach.
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Unidentified gunmen killed 14 people in southwestern Pakistan after pulling them from several passenger buses, sifting through their identity cards and kidnapping them, a Pakistani official said on Th...
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KOTA KINABALU: The Sabah government is expected to amend laws to pave the way towards increasing the minimum age for marriage to 18 years old.
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Time magazine has included Prime Minister Dr Mahathir Mohamad in its list of 100 most influential people for this year.The 93-year old leader, who led Pakatan Harapan to a historic victory in the 14th...
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KUALA LUMPUR, April 18 ― AmBank (M) Bhd is confident the government will not let the potential downgrade by FTSE Russell and Norway's sovereign wealth fund pullout from Malaysia's government bonds a...
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KOTA KINABALU, April 18 — The Sabah state government said today it will amend legislation by the next state legislative assembly meeting to ban child marriage.
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KUALA TERENGGANU (Bernama): “It’s like being given a second chance at life”, said Rizal Sahputra Abdul Hamid, who was rescued at about 100 nautical miles from Banda Aceh after being adrift for nine days in the Indian Ocean after the “Boxing Day” tsunami 15 years ago.
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KUALA LUMPUR: Cheques worth more than RM25mil were issued by accounts suspected to be linked to former prime minister, Datuk Seri Najib Razak and SRC International Sdn Bhd, the High Court was informed.
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JAKARTA: Indonesian stocks jumped to a near 14-month high on Thursday after early elections results indicated incumbent President Joko Widodo is likely to be re-elected for a second term, while Malaysia extended losses to a more than three-year low.
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PETALING JAYA (THE STAR/ASIA NEWS NETWORK) - Malaysian Prime Minister Mahathir Mohamad met Dr Sahruddin Jamal, the newly appointed Johor Menteri Besar, at his office in Putrajaya on Thursday (April 18...
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KUALA LUMPUR (April 18): Prime Minister Tun Dr Mahathir Mohamad has been listed among Time magazine's 100 most influential people of 2019.
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NEW YORK, April 18 — Notable tech leaker OnLeaks has published a tweet revealing a slew of new information about the upcoming OnePlus flagship including the launch date: May 14.
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IT is regrettable that Tan Sri Razali Ismail resigned as chairman of the Human Rights Commission of Malaysia (Suhakam) a fortnight before the end of his tenure.
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KUALA LUMPUR (April 18): Prime Minister Tun Dr Mahathir Mohamad has been listed among Time magazine's 100 most influential people of 2019.
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The prospect of another five years in office for President Joko Widodo cheered Indonesia's financial markets on Thursday after unofficial election results indicated a comfortable win for the incumbent...
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PETALING JAYA: Prime Minister Tun Dr Mahathir Mohamad has met Dr Sahruddin Jamal, the newly minted Johor Mentri Besar at his office on Thursday.
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Time magazine has included Prime Minister Dr Mahathir Mohamad in its list of 100 most influential people for this year.
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KUALA LUMPUR, April 18 ― Share prices continued their downward momentum on Bursa Malaysia this morning with trading remaining lacklustre.
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KUALA LUMPUR: Negative news continued to weigh on investors’ confidence as the FBM KLCI continued to slide below the lowest level since December 2016, with Maybank, Hong Leong Bank and Public Bank bearing the punishment.
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KUALA LUMPUR: PublicInvest research has downgraded the rubber gloves sector to underweight from neutral previously as it expects price-earnings contraction to continue.
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The Selangor government has warned that it will soon name and shame any agency or department under the state and federal governments if their office surroundings become breeding grounds for Aedes mosq...
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NEW YORK, April 18 ― United Continental still expects to receive new Boeing 737 MAX planes in 2019 and does not expect a fight with the manufacturer over recovering costs from the planes' grounding,...
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KUALA LUMPUR: AmInvestment Research is maintaining its hold call on Axiata Group with unchanged forecasts and fair value of RM3.86 a share after Axiata-Ncell was required to pay capital gains tax.
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KUALA LUMPUR: The High Court has fixed 15 days, from Feb 3 next year, to hear the case of former Malaysian External Intel­ligence Organisation director-­general Datuk Hasanah Abdul Hamid (pic) who is charged with criminal breach of trust of RM50.4mil belonging to the government.
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PETALING JAYA: Pakatan Harapan leaders have called on their party members to stop looking for scapegoats as a result of three straight by-election losses, but instead close ranks and prepare the coalition for bigger battles ahead.
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PUTRAJAYA, April 17 — The five key projects in Kelantan announced last month by Economic Affairs Minister Datuk Seri Mohamed Azmin Ali are currently underway, his ministry says today.
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KOTA BARU: A labourer who became deaf after being slapped by a policeman four years ago was today awarded damages of RM112,040 by the sessions court, here today.
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SEREMBAN - A Rohingya mother is appealing to her two young daughters who apparently ran away to come home.
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KUALA LUMPUR (April 17): All Federal Land Development Authority (Felda) settlers are urged to get behind the mission to restore the glory of the settlement plan by reverting to the original objective ...
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KOTA BARU, April 17 — A labourer who became deaf after being slapped by a policeman four years ago was today awarded damages of RM112,040 by the Sessions Court here today.
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KUALA LUMPUR (April 17): Malaysia's March 2019 vehicles sales volume increased 9.58% to 54,776 units from 49,987 a year earlier, on higher passenger vehicle sales, according to the Malaysian Automotiv...
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MALACCA: A police lance corporal was sentenced to a total of four years and eight months jail, seven strokes of the cane and a fine, totaling RM92,000, by the sessions court here today for seven count...
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KUALA LUMPUR: PAS said today it will not contest the Sandakan parliamentary by-election in Sabah next month but will support the opposition candidate in the polls.
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KOTA BARU (Bernama): A labourer who became deaf after being slapped by a policeman four years ago has been awarded damages of RM112,040 by the Sessions Court here.
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KUALA LUMPUR (April 17): Frontken Corp Bhd shares rose 8.6 percent, more than any full-day gain since Dec 20, while Malaysia's benchmark index declined.
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Federal Land Development Authority (Felda) settlers are being urged to get behind government's revival plan and uphold the original objective of the agency.