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A wonky PAS-Umno alliance can never be the voters’ choice
PAS has formally linked with Umno, through its national unity charter, a year after the Barisan Nasional lost power.
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Is Hadi still sore that DAP did not back him as PM-designate in GE13?
MP SPEAKS | PAS President Hadi Awang’s foray into Sarawak politics is motivated by hate and deeply-entrenched resentment.
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Political alliance no threat in states with mixed seats, say DAP leaders
GEORGE TOWN: DAP leaders do not see the political alliance of PAS and Umno as a major threat to Pakatan Harapan (PH) in states with many mixed seats.
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Umno-PAS alliance for benefit of Najib, Zahid and their supporters, veteran newsman says
PETALING JAYA: The historic charter signed by Umno and PAS to formalise their political cooperation was, in fact, for the benefit of Najib Razak and Ahmad Zahid Hamidi, a veteran journalist claimed.
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Ending decades of rivalry, Hadi cites common ground in new PAS-Umno marriage
PAS president Abdul Hadi Awang today impressed on PAS and Umno supporters on the common ground of both parties since before independence in explaining the new marriage between them.
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MCA to witness signing of Umno-PAS charter
MCA will be represented at the "Himpunan Penyatuan Ummah" (Ummah Unity Gathering) to witness the signing of a charter between Umno and PAS.
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‘Umno-PAS pact should worry Pakatan Harapan’
PETALING JAYA: This Saturday will see a shift in the country’s political landscape as the two largest Malay-based parties – Umno and PAS – formalise their partnership.
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First woman head of AIBD to tackle fake news
KUALA LUMPUR: The Asia-Pacific Institute for Broadcasting Deve­lopment (AIBD) is embarking on a comprehensive study to counter the global threat of fake...
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Time to raise poverty line
REMEMBER 1977? Maybe not, because most of the current Malaysian population had not been born yet.
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An idea whose time has come: Raising Malaysia’s poverty line — Kenneth Simler
SEPTEMBER 1 — Remember 1977?
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An idea whose time has come – raising Malaysia’s poverty line
REMEMBER 1977? Maybe not, because most of the current Malaysian population had not been born yet.
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An idea whose time has come – Raising Malaysia’s poverty line
COMMENT | Remember 1977? Maybe not, because most of the current Malaysian population had not been born yet.
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Meet the patriot who dresses the armed forces
PUTRAJAYA: Jalur Gemilang-inspired fashion turned heads at the National Day parade, but none more so than Mohammad Jamil Abdul Hamid who came decked in a...
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Happy 98th Birthday, Abang Salahuddin!
Former Head of State Abang Salahuddin flashes a thumbs-up as he celebrates his 98th birthday.
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M'sia votes against international bid to protect sharks, rays
Malaysia was among 40 countries that voted against a proposal to protect several species of sharks and rays from exploitation at a Convention on the International Trade in Endangered Species of Wild F...
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Mnuchin: Trump could force US firms out of China but ‘has not done that’
WASHINGTON, Aug 25 — US Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin today backed up Donald Trump’s assertion that he indeed can force American companies to stop doing business in China, but noted he has yet...
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Drone buzzes above vineyard helping Luxembourg winegrower
Buzzing like a giant insect over the verdant Moselle Valley, a drone sprays fungicide over rows of vines.
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Drone buzzes above vineyard helping Luxembourg winegrower
LUXEMBOURG, Aug 19 — Buzzing like a giant insect over the verdant Moselle Valley, a drone sprays fungicide over rows of vines.
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Replica of flags, Twin Towers made from 800 recycled bottles
TAMPARULI (Sabah): A replica of the national flag, the Sabah flag and the Petronas Twin Towers made from about 800 recycled plastic bottles greet visitors at the Tamparuli District Office here.
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Penan, Berawan community file suit to stop oil palm plantation near Mulu national park
See (seated, third left), Dr Teo (seated, centre) and other lawyers in a photo call with the villagers during the press conference.
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New Zealand to decriminalise abortion laws, critics say bill falls short
New Zealand plans to decriminalise abortion and treat it is as a health issue, the government said on Monday in the first major reform to abortion laws in more than four decades that some activists sa...
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A pack of wolves for Malaysia?
COMMENT | Umno and PAS have worked together when the latter joined Barisan Nasional in the 1970s.
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Corporate liability laws in other countries
CORPORATE corruption is found in almost all countries.
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Dr M sends condolences to family of Petronas Twin Towers architect Cesar Pelli
PETALING JAYA: Prime Minister Tun Dr Mahathir Mohamad has conveyed his condolences to the family of Cesar Pelli, the Argentine architect behind the Petronas Twin Towers who died at 92 on Friday (July 19).
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Cesar Pelli, creator of Petronas Twin Towers dies aged 92
BUENOS AIRES: Cesar Pelli, the Argentine architect and creator of the Petronas Towers and New York’s One World Financial Center, died Friday at the age of 92, his family said.
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Architect of Malaysia's Petronas Towers dies at 92
The Argentine-American architect César Pelli, designer of the Petronas Towers in the Malaysian capital Kuala Lumpur, has died at the age of 92.
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César Pelli, Argentine architect of the Petronas Towers, dies aged 92
César Pelli (above), the Argentine designer behind the iconic Petronas Twin Towers in Malaysia, has died aged 92, state media and officials said on Friday, marking the passing of one of the contempor...
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César Pelli, Argentine architect behind the Petronas Towers, dies aged 92
BUENOS AIRES: César Pelli, the Argentine designer behind the iconic Petronas Twin Towers in Malaysia, has died aged 92, state media and officials said on Friday (Jul 19), marking the passing of one o...
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César Pelli, Argentine architect behind Malaysia's Petronas Twin Towers, dies aged 92
BUENOS AIRES, July 20 ― César Pelli, the Argentine designer behind the iconic Petronas Twin Towers in Malaysia, has died aged 92, state media and officials said yesterday, marking the passing of on...
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Cesar Pelli, Argentine architect behind Petronas Twin Towers, dies aged 92
BUENOS AIRES: Cesar Pelli, the Argentine designer behind the iconic Petronas Twin Towers in Malaysia, has died aged 92, state media and officials said, marking the passing of one of the contemporary a...
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Cesar Pelli, Argentine architect behind Malaysia's Petronas Twin Towers, dies aged 92
BUENOS AIRES (REUTERS) - Cesar Pelli, the Argentine designer behind the iconic Petronas Twin Towers in Malaysia, has died aged 92, state media and officials said on Friday (Juy 19), marking the passin...
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CM: Sarawak’s harmony due to inter-ethnic marriages
SIBU: Inter-racial and inter-ethnic marriages over generations have contributed to Sarawak’s harmony, says Chief Minister Datuk Patinggi Abang Johari Tun Openg.
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A renting to own a home scheme worked for Hong Kong, can work in Malaysia
LETTER | The "Rent to own home" scheme is a very old concept and initiative used by the Hong Kong government in 1973 to help low-income families in the country to own homes when property prices had es...
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His voice was compared with Tom Jones'
Veteran singer Halil Chik, who made his name as "Singapore's Tom Jones" in the 1970s, died on Sunday at Ampang Hospital, Selangor.
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Singer Halil Chik, who made his name in the 1970s as 'Singapore's Tom Jones', dies at 70
SINGAPORE - Veteran singer Halil Chik, who made his name as "Singapore's Tom Jones" in the 1970s, died on June 30 at Ampang Hospital, Selangor.
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Taiwan-controlled Chailease Berjaya raises RM450m in Malaysian debt market
KUALA LUMPUR (June 24): Chailease Berjaya Credit Sdn Bhd, a subsidiary of Taiwanese leasing giant Chailease Holding Company Ltd (CHC), has successfully raised its maiden ringgit syndicated term loan f...
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Veteran lawyer honoured for contributions to criminal law
PETALING JAYA: Veteran lawyer K Kumaraendran has been made the first recipient of the Lifetime Achievement Award for his contributions to the practice of criminal law.
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Is more mining good for Sabah?
KOTA KINABALU:  A civil society group yesterday urged Mineral and Geoscience Department Director General Effendi Abdullah Azizi to reconsider his suggestion that the Sabah government should issue mor...
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NGOs: Stop mining in Sabah
KOTA KINABALU: Sabah conservationists are strongly against extraction of natural resources in the state.
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Sabah conservationists caution against issuing mining licences
KOTA KINABALU: A group of Sabah conservationists has come out strongly against the issuance of mining licences for the extraction of natural resources in the state.
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‘Aunty’ Wong launches book
KUALA LUMPUR: Journalist June HL Wong has always enjoyed compiling her work together in one place. It started in 1977 when she got her first byline in The Star. Wong would compile all her published pieces together in a simple notebook.
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June Wong's book titled 'So Aunty, So What? And Some More' launched
KUALA LUMPUR: Journalist June HL Wong has always enjoyed compiling her work. It started in 1977 after she got her first byline in The Star.
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Penang Hill proposes setting up funicular railway museum and gallery
GEORGE TOWN, June 4 — Penang Hill Corporation (PHC) today proposed the setting up of a funicular railway museum and gallery on the hilltop.
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Islamist splinter party Berjasa aims to contest 25 federal seats in GE15
BANGI, May 29 — Barisan Jemaah Islamiah Se-Malaysia (Berjasa)  intends to contest at least 25 parliamentary seats in the next general election, said its president, Prof Datuk Badhrulhisham Abdul Az...
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Motor racing great Niki Lauda dies
Three-times Formula One world champion Niki Lauda, regarded as one of the finest racers of all time and who later became a successful airline entrepreneur, has died at 70 after battling declining heal...
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Formula 1 legend, Niki Lauda, passes on after long battle with health problems
Three-time Formula 1 World Champion, Andreas Nikolaus Lauda, or Niki Lauda as he’s more famously known has succumbed to his battle with long-term health problems, passing away peacefully in his slee...
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More than half of M'sia-Thai border still unfenced, RCI told
WANG KELIAN RCI | The Royal Commission of Inquiry into the discovery of temporary transit camps and graves in Wang Kelian was told today that more than half of the 106km border shared by Perlis and Th...
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Wang Kelian RCI: No fences in more than half of Perlis-Thailand border
PUTRAJAYA (Bernama): The Royal Commission of Inquiry (RCI) into the discovery of temporary transit camps and graves in Wang Kelian has been told that more than half of the 106km border shared by Perlis and Thailand is fenceless.
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Apps cost too much? US court allows suit adding to Apple’s woes
The US Supreme Court is allowing consumers to pursue an antitrust lawsuit that claims Apple has unfairly monopolised the market for the sale of iPhone apps.
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In setback for Apple, US Supreme Court lets App Store antitrust suit proceed
A divided US Supreme Court on May 13 gave the go-ahead to an antitrust lawsuit accusing Apple Inc of forcing consumers to overpay for iPhone software applications, a decision that could lead to billions of dollars in damages and put at risk the company's lucrative way of selling apps.
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US Supreme Court Orders Apple To Address App Store Lawsuit
Apple will now have no choice but to face the music of consumers lawsuits filed against it in the US.
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Businessman fined RM20,000 for misusing royal title, emblem
PETALING JAYA: A businessman was fined RM20,000, in lieu three months imprisonment, after the Sessions Court here found him guilty today on four counts of misusing the Kelantanese royal title and the ...
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Businessman fined RM20,000 for misusing royal title and emblem
PETALING JAYA: A businessman was fined RM20,000, in lieu three months imprisonment, after the sessions court here found him guilty today on four counts of misusing the Kelantanese Royal title and Kera...
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Penang governor moots new administrative complex on reclaimed land
GEORGE TOWN: Penang Governor Abdul Rahman Abbas today suggested the use of one of the state’s reclaimed land projects for the construction of a new state administrative centre and state assembly.
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Unveiling a new dawn
THE Asian Institute of Chartered Bankers (AICB) has recently announced its corporate rebranding including its refreshed corporate logo and corporate identity, along with its signature tagline, ‘Empowering Bankers, Honouring the Trust’, further building upon its strong foundation in professional education for bankers.
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QSR Brands still mum on new listing date
PETALING JAYA (April 19): QSR Brands (M) Holdings Bhd is tight-lipped on its new listing date after its shareholders and directors decided to postpone its initial public offering (IPO) on Bursa Malays...
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QSR Brands still mum on new listing date
PETALING JAYA: QSR Brands (M) Holdings Bhd is tight-lipped on its new listing date after its shareholders and directors decided to postpone its initial public offering (IPO) on Bursa Malaysia.
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A gathering unlike any other
WHEN I joined Dewan Bahasa dan Pustaka (DBP) as a researcher in 1977, I shared a room with the late Abdullah Hussain.
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Rosmah unfit to attend court today, case moved to April 23
KUALA LUMPUR (April 5): Datin Seri Rosmah Mansor, who is facing two counts of receiving bribes in connection with implementation of the solar hybrid system project for rural schools in Sarawak, is unf...
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Rosmah unfit to attend court today, case moved to April 23
KUALA LUMPUR (April 5): Datin Seri Rosmah Mansor, who is facing two counts of receiving bribes in connection with implementation of the solar hybrid system project for rural schools in Sarawak, is unf...
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