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KOTA KINABALU: A gunsmith with over 20 years of experience and a soldier were among eight people held for possessing homemade firearms and bullets in Ranau district.Sabah deputy police commissioner Datuk Zaini Jass said the suspects, aged between 30 and 80, included sellers and suppliers of the illegal firearms. They were picked up in raids on Aug 6 and 7, he added.
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KOTA KINABALU: Police in Sabah have apprehended eight individuals including four senior citizens, who are believed to be involved in making and purchasing homemade firearms on Aug 6 and 7.
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KOTA KINABALU, Aug 13 — Police in Sabah have apprehended eight individuals including four senior citizens believed to be involved in making and purchasing homemade firearms on Aug 6 and 7.
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LETTER | The recent statement by Daim Zainuddin says Malaysia should change the New Economic Policy (NEP), adopted in 1971 which is based on race, with a new one based on needs.
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The New Economic Policy started out with the best intentions, but over the years, it has become a polarising policy associated with discrimination on one hand and entitlement as to rights on the other...
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LETTER | For a long time, there has been growing concern for the need to revise or even remove the New Economic Policy (NEP) that was adopted in 1971 after the May 13 infamous riots.
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PETALING JAYA: Putrajaya’s chief adviser Daim Zainuddin today called for a shift in affirmative action from a race-based approach to one that is needs-based.
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LETTER | Gabungan Bertindak Malaysia (GBM) welcomes the pledge of PKR president Anwar Ibrahim to accelerate the transition from race-based affirmative action economic plans to one that is needs-based ...
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LANGKAWI: The religionisation of Malay literature over the decades has become a stumbling block to realising the national culture, a concept that was proposed as far back as 50 years ago, said promine...
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Young Malaysians should have big dreams and aspire to right the injustices of our society, said veteran DAP parliamentarian Lim Kit Siang while addressing a group of Malaysian students in Chennai last...
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Len Talif (seated centre) together with (seated, from left) Christopher, Tan, Watson and Faustino in a photo call with the students who received the school uniform vouchers.
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BUKIT MERTAJAM: It was a nostalgic day for Defence Minister Mohamad Sabu yesterday as he set foot in SMK Bukit Mertajam, better known as “BM High”, 48 years after graduating from the fifth form.
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PETALING JAYA: Put your seats where your mouth is.
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More than 850 medical graduates, who were undergoing housemanship training in public hospitals, quit in the past three years, according to Health Minister Dzulkefly Ahmad (above) in a parliamentary re...
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KUALA LUMPUR (July 26): The policy of balancing growth objectives and initiating fiscal consolidation is becoming more challenging in an environment of economic uncertainty, said deputy director gener...
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Medical graduates who wish to obtain a letter confirming registration eligibility from the Malaysian Medical Council (MMC) to apply for their housemanship must first be registered with MMC.
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KUALA LUMPUR: Medical graduates who wish to obtain a letter confirming registration eligibility from the Malaysian Medical Council (MMC) to apply for their housemanship must first be registered with M...
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KUALA LUMPUR (July 24): Medical graduates who wish to obtain a letter confirming registration eligibility from the Malaysian Medical Council (MMC) to apply for their housemanship must first be registe...
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KUALA LUMPUR: The Malaysian Medical Council (MMC) has decided to extend the letter confirming registration eligibility to medical graduates, if they can show the last transcript of their results from their respective universities.
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MP SPEAKS | The July meeting of Parliament which ended on Thursday made great strides in institutional reforms – starting with the motion requiring Members of Parliament to publicly declare their as...
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SIBU: The Malaysian Dental Council’s (MDC) latest statement that the government has never recognised basic qualifications from Taiwanese dental schools is shocking, says SUPP’s Education Bureau.
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PUTRAJAYA: While parents and teachers play an influential role in raising their children's political awareness, they must be careful so as to allow youngsters to make their own decisions, says Datuk Seri Dr Wee Ka Siong.
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KUALA LUMPUR: Judges will still have the discretion to impose the death penalty under proposed changes in the law to abolish the mandatory death sentence for 11 offences, Minister in the Prime Ministe...
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Judges will still have the discretion to impose the death penalty under proposed changes in the law to abolish the mandatory sentence for 11 offences, Minister in the Prime Minister's Department Liew ...
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KUALA LUMPUR, July 18 — Judges will still have the discretion to impose the death penalty under proposed changes in the law to abolish the mandatory death sentence currently in existence for 11 offe...
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Noor Hisham, who is also the Malaysian Dental Council (MDC) president, said this in reference to news reports yesterday that the MDC was reported to have removed recognition for seven Taiwan dental sc...
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A HIGH-LEVEL committee of the Education Ministry is conducting a detailed study of the Universities and University Colleges Act 1971 (UUCA) to recommend more autonomy and independence in matters of go...
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KUALA LUMPUR, July 18 — Basic dental qualifications from Taiwan dental schools have never been recognised under the Dental Act 1971, said Health director-general Datuk Dr Noor Hisham Abdullah.
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Dr Noor Hisham Abdullah KUALA LUMPUR: Basic dental qualifications from Taiwan dental schools have never been recognised under the Dental Act 1971, said Health director-general Datuk Dr Noor Hisham Ab...
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PETALING JAYA: Basic dental qualifications from Taiwanese dental schools were never recognised under the Dental Act 1971, says Health director-general Datuk Dr Noor Hisham Abdullah.
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PETALING JAYA: The government should review existing laws that impose age restriction, says MCA Youth chief Nicole Wong Siaw Ting.
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KUALA LUMPUR, July 17 — DAP lawmaker Lim Kit Siang said he is glad to be able to witness the fulfilment of his 1971 suggestion that Malaysia lower its voting age.
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SIBU: The unannounced removal of all Taiwanese dental schools by the Malaysian Dental Council (MDC) has left graduates and current students in the lurch, and the Sarawak United People’s Party (SUPP) wants an explanation.
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YOUTH in Malaysia probably never had such press space like in the past two weeks and perhaps the full length of the coming week.
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MP SPEAKS | Youth in Malaysia probably never had such press space like in the past two weeks and perhaps the full length of the coming week.
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SANDAKAN: The bill to repeal the mandatory death penalty is expected to be tabled in Parliament in October once the government decides on appropriate prison terms for 11 serious criminal offences.
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SANDAKAN: The bill to repeal the mandatory death penalty is expected to be tabled in Parliament in October once the government decides on appropriate prison terms for 11 serious criminal offences cove...
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SANDAKAN, July 13 — The bill to repeal the mandatory death penalty is expected to be tabled in Parliament in October once the government decides on appropriate prison terms for 11 serious criminal o...
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SANDAKAN (Bernama): A Bill to repeal the mandatory death penalty is expected to be tabled in Parliament in October once the government decides on appropriate prison terms for 11 serious criminal offences.
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KUALA LUMPUR: PKR president Anwar Ibrahim tonight said the race-based New Economic Policy (NEP) must go, saying this was not sustainable in the long run.
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PETALING JAYA: A Sabah minister has urged businesses and members of the public to boycott traders and wholesalers who sell fish caught using fish bombs, as part of efforts to curb the practice which c...
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PETALING JAYA: The Government has decided not to table a Bill to abolish the death penalty during this Parliament meeting, according to a source
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KUALA LUMPUR, July 5 — Lowering the voting age to 18 is both a risk and an opportunity for Malaysia that Pakatan Harapan (PH) will have to take, DAP veteran leader Lim Kit Siang said today.
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MP SPEAKS | It is generally held that lowering the voting age to 18 will be beneficial to the opposition and detrimental to the government of the day, and this was why the Malaysian Constitution was n...
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A Bill to abolish the mandatory death sentence for 11 serious offences could be tabled in Parlia­ment next week, says Minister in the Prime Minister’s Department Datuk Liew Vui Keong.
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KUALA LUMPUR, July 4 — Datuk Liew Vui Keong today said that studies made on the abolishment of the mandatory death penalty has been completed and will be tabled in the Cabinet tomorrow.
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KUALA LUMPUR: The bill to abolish the mandatory death penalty on 11 serious offences is expected to be tabled next week, Minister in the Prime Minister’s Department Liew Vui Keong said.
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KUALA LUMPUR: The government is tipped to table a Bill in Parliament next week to abolish the mandatory death sentence for 11 serious offences, says Minister in the Prime Minister's Department, Datuk Liew Vui Keong.
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KUCHING: The federal government’s proposal to lower the voting age in the country has received mixed reactions from local politicians.
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COMMENT | On May 26, Universiti Sultan Zainal Abidin (UniSZA) made history as the first public university in the country to appoint students to its senate.
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Before Snapchat, Instagram and YouTube, television was the main source of entertainment for children of the 1980s and '90s.
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PETALING JAYA: The government must move away from having strict control over universities, towards more facilitative policies and regulations, says Dr Maszlee Malik.
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GEORGE TOWN: The state government will help to identify land for new schools to accommodate students of three iconic convents which will close in 2024.
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PETALING JAYA: Boustead Plantations Bhd’s chief executive officer Chow Kok Choy will be stepping down from his post effective July 31, following his retirement after serving the group for nearly five decades.
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KUALA LUMPUR (June 14): Boustead Plantations Bhd says CEO Chow Kok Choy is retiring from the group come July 31.
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KUALA LUMPUR, June 14 — Boustead Plantations Bhd (BPB) chief executive officer (CEO) Chow Kok Choy, 71, will retire on July 31, 2019, after serving the group in different capacities for 48 years sin...
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KUALA LUMPUR: Boustead Plantations Bhd chief executive officer (CEO) Chow Kok Choy, a veteran planter, will retire on July 31 after 48 years with the group.
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KUALA LUMPUR: Australia’s Springfield City Group chairman and founder Maha Sinnathamby has been bestowed with the award of an Appointment as a Member (AM) of the Order of Australia (General Division...
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KUALA LUMPUR (Bernama): Australia's Springfield City Group chairman and founder Maha Sinnathamby has been bestowed with the award of an Appointment as a Member (AM) of the Order of Australia (General Division) by Queen Elizabeth II of England in her Birthday Honours 2019 List.
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KUALA LUMPUR (June 12): Australia's Springfield City Group chairman and founder Maha Sinnathamby (pictured) has been bestowed with the award of an Appointment as a Member (AM) of the Order of Australi...
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KUANTAN: Death penalty abolitionists are hoping there will be new development during the Parliament sitting next month.
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COMMENT | Article 8 (1) of our Federal Constitution states that all Malaysians are equal under the law and enjoy the equal protection of the law.
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ANGKATAN Koperasi Kebangsaan Malaysia Bhd or Angkasa is the national apex cooperative of Malaysia and is governed by a representative system.
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GEORGE TOWN, June 6 — The constitutional guarantee of free speech, assembly and association extends to all Malaysians, including minors, a lawyer contended after school children joined a protest aga...
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PETALING JAYA: A group of Universiti Teknologi Malaysia students has accused university authorities of making “timewasting statements” that were “not consistent with the facts” in denying that...
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During World War II, the second biggest cause of deaths (after military action) was respiratory diseases.
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KUALA LUMPUR: Three young Malaysians received their appointments to continue their studies and prepare to become military officers at three prestigious American service academies on Wednesday (May 29).
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KUALA LUMPUR, May 29 — Three Malaysian students from the National Defence University of Malaysia have gained the honour of attending three of the US most prestigious military academies.
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MAY 28 ― It started with the most terrifying and as in recent days, a political turmoil.
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TANAH MERAH (Bernama): The police have seized 8,650kg of ketum leaves worth RM26,280 and a Colt pistol in two separate raids carried out in Jeli and Pasir Mas on Sunday (May 26).
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TANAH MERAH: Police seized 8,650 kg of ketum leaves worth RM26,280 and a Colt pistol in two separate raids carried out in Jeli and Pasir Mas yesterday.
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TANAH MERAH, May 27— Police seized 8,650 kilogrammes of ketum leaves worth RM26,280 and a Colt pistol in two separate raids carried out in Jeli and Pasir Mas yesterday.
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TANAH MERAH (Bernama): Police seized 8,650kg of ketum leaves worth RM26,280 and a Colt pistol in two separate raids carried out in Jeli and Pasir Mas Sunday (May 27).
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KUALA LUMPUR, May 24 — Umno will not accept any concept that does not have Islam and the Malay culture at its heart, the Opposition party’s vice-president Datuk Seri Mohamed Khaled Nordin said tod...
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KUALA LUMPUR, May 17 — The Shared Prosperity economic model mooted by Prime Minister Tun Dr Mahathir Mohamad has piqued the interests of economists and political analysts alike.
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Everard (right) and passenger Russell Shearman celebrating their world record.
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Ada sebuah karya Mamat Khalid, yang tersohor dengan filem-filem komedinya, dengan judul “Lima Belas Puasa 1971”.
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SANDAKAN: The people of San­dakan are set to cast their votes in the first by-election to be held in Sabah after Parti Warisan Sabah and Pakatan Harapan’s DAP and PKR took the state government from Barisan Nasional a year ago.
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LONDON: A speed of 110kph might not seem like much to break, but it is when you're in a 50-year-old motorised rickshaw from Thailand.
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GEORGE TOWN: Monetary aid has poured in for the wife of the late Abd Aziz Azizan, the former captain of the Penang football team.
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KUALA LUMPUR: The Ministry of Education is planning to have a new Higher Education Act enacted to eliminate barriers to free speech in universities, said deputy minister Teo Nie Ching.
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KUALA LUMPUR, May 7 — The Ministry of Education is planning to have a new Higher Education Act enacted to eliminate barriers to free speech in universities, said deputy minister Teo Nie Ching.
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STUTTGART: The very first 917 is back in its original condition from 1969 To celebrate the 50th birthday of the 917, Porsche has restored the 917-001, first unveiled on March 12, 1969 at the Geneva I...
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SIBU: Police destroyed 86 shotguns seized from several individuals who obtained the firearms with licences issued fraudulently here on Tuesday (April 30).
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KUALA LUMPUR: Malaysia is a fine example of how a country can develop when it is properly administered, said Polish Ambassador to Malaysia Krzysztof Debnicki.
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KUALA LUMPUR (Bernama): Malaysia is a fine example of how a country can develop when it is properly administered, says Polish ambassador to Malaysia Krzysztof Debnicki.
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KOTA KINABALU: Ever since Parti Bersatu Sabah (PBS) announced its intention to contest in the May 11 Sandakan by-election, questions have been asked as to who the oldest local party will choose as its...
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MY grandmother carried me, boarded the train and brought me to Kampung Baru when I was just two weeks young.
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Georg Lukács (1885-1971), the Hungarian Marxist thinker, was so disappointed with certain types of scholars that he came up with the “Grand Hotel Abyss”, a fictional image that conveys the idea o...
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LETTER | After 40 years, history was made by our Minister of Education, Maszlee Malik when he initiated amendments to the Universities and University Colleges Act 1971 (UUCA) following a huge request ...
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Pilihan raya kecil Parlimen Sandakan akan diadakan 11 Mei ini.
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I WORKED for the Malaysian armed forces from 1964 to 1986.
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KUALA LUMPUR It is up to University Utara Malaysia (UUM) to explain why controversial preacher Zakir Naik has been invited to speak at the university, says Deputy Education Minister Teo Nie Ching.