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KUALA LUMPUR: Malaysia, in the process of upgrading its parliamentary system, intends to make Kuwait’s parliamentary system as one of its latest benchmarks, said Deputy Dewan Rakyat (lower house of ...
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Malaysia intends to make Kuwait's parliamentary system as one of its benchmarks, Deputy Dewan Rakyat speaker Rashid Hasnon said today.
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PARIS, July 16 — Rising anger at the increasing inequality blamed on globalisation calls for a change of directions, acting IMF chief David Lipton said today.
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GEORGE TOWN (July 16): Penang recorded RM8.8 billion in total approved investments in the manufacturing sector in the first quarter of 2019 (1Q19), maintaining the state's reputation as one of top inv...
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GEORGE TOWN: Penang recorded RM8.8 billion in total approved investments in the manufacturing sector in the first quarter of 2019 (1Q19), maintaining the state’s reputation as one of top investment destinations in the country.
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KUALA LUMPUR: It will be an upgrade they never dreamed of.
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PETALING JAYA: Malaysia is expected to experience population shrinkage by 2072 if the fertility rate continues to fall from 1.9 in 2016 to 1.7 in 2050 as projected by the United Nations.
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PETALING JAYA (July 11): Malaysia is expected to experience population shrinkage by 2072 if the fertility rate continues to fall from 1.9 in 2016 to 1.7 in 2050 as projected by the United Nations.
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PETALING JAYA, July 11 — Malaysia is expected to experience population shrinkage by 2072 if the fertility rate continues to fall from 1.9 in 2016 to 1.7 in 2050 as projected by the United Nations.
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KUALA LUMPUR, July 11 — Noted Islamic finance expert Datuk Mohd Daud Bakar has been appointed as the eighth president of the International Islamic University of Malaysia (IIUM), seven months after t...
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KUALA LUMPUR (July 10): The High Court here today was told how former Federal Territories Minister Datuk Seri Tengku Adnan Tengku Mansor was involved in the sale of two lots of Kuala Lumpur City Hall ...
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KUALA LUMPUR (July 10): The High Court here today was told how former Federal Territories Minister Datuk Seri Tengku Adnan Tengku Mansor was involved in the sale of two lots of Kuala Lumpur City Hall ...
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WHEN Bahvest Resources Bhd announced its plan to venture into gold mining in November 2016, many in the investing fraternity wondered what sort of future lay ahead for the Sandakan-based integrated aq...
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Kong (right) with his lawyer Chung Jiun Dau at the Kota Kinabalu High Court after the landmark ruling by Justice Haji Alwi on May 13.
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WASHINGTON, July 3 ― Lee Iacocca, a charismatic US auto industry executive and visionary, who gave America the Ford Mustang and Chrysler minivan, and was celebrated for saving Chrysler from going ou...
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Lee Iacocca, a charismatic U.S. auto industry executive and visionary, who gave America the Ford Mustang and Chrysler minivan, and was celebrated for saving Chrysler from going out of business, died at the age of 94, the Washington Post reported.
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Amazon’s new recruit comes from a medieval walled town in central Italy and can box and seal at least 600 items of different shapes and sizes every hour. Twenty-four hours a day, seven days a week.
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PETALING JAYA (June 29): It has been reported that Malaysia’s Finance Ministry is looking for real estate agents to sell a building in Hong Kong that houses the consular-general and a number of gove...
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GEORGE TOWN: The state will rope in other agencies to look into ways to strengthen anti-dumping laws that include higher penalties against offenders.
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BUKIT MERTAJAM: The landowner of the illegal dumpsite in Bukit Teh was fined RM2,000 after he pleaded guilty at a Magistrate’s Court here yesterday.
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GEORGE TOWN: The Magistrate’s Court today slapped a maximum fine of RM2,000 on a landowner, three months after hundreds of bags of waste from China was discovered in a 6ha site on an oil palm estate...
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KUALA LUMPUR/JAKARTA (June 13): Malaysian palm oil futures jumped more than 2% on Thursday, supported by overnight gains in U.S. soyoil on the Chicago Board of Trade (CBOT). The benchmark palm oil con...
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KUALA LUMPUR: After almost 40 years, Kuntum, a premiere children’s publication, gave its two mascots – Si Pintar and Si Comel – a makeover to make the two cuties breezier and more relatable to children.
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Satellites tracking water vapour in 2012 helped scientists accurately predict Superstorm Sandy’s frightening turn toward New York and New Jersey where it killed dozens of people and inflicted billions of dollars in damage.
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KUALA LUMPUR: Former Malaysian Tenpin Bowling Congress (MTBC) secretary-general Sidney Tung died today at the age of 74.
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HUMANITY is due for another trophy.
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Many fish, marine mammals and seabirds that inhabit the world’s oceans are critically endangered, but few are as close to the brink as the North Atlantic right whale (Eubalaena glacialis).
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KUALA LUMPUR, May 28 — Visitors to the popular pasar malam at Taman Danau Desa here have no idea that there is a spat going on between two factions among the hawkers.
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KOTA KINABALU: Efforts to preserve the critically endangered Sumatran rhino from extinction in Malaysia have reached the “end of the road”, say senior conservationists.
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KUALA LUMPUR (May 24): Malaysian palm oil futures fell for a third straight session on Friday evening, hitting a 1-1/2 week low, tracking weakness in overnight crude and U.S. soyoil prices.
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PETALING JAYA: It took years of hard work and discipline but for these successful Malaysians, repaying their study loans topped their list of priorities.Datuk Abdul Latiff Abdullah,
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President Hassan Rouhani called on Saturday for unity among Iran's political factions to overcome conditions which he said may be harder than those during the 1980s war with Iraq, state media reported...
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PAS president Abdul Hadi Awang has thanked Prime Minister Dr Mahathir Mohamad for "cleansing" PAS and Umno of problematic individuals.
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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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IPOH, May 10 — Girls are getting pregnant out of wedlock as they are bored during school holidays, Deputy Women, Family and Children Development Minister Hannah Yeoh said.
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JOHOR BARU: Air kathira, a popular milk-based drink originating from west Asia, is a must-have during Ramadan here.
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From my perspective, the root cause of the present-day issues of racism and extremism lies mainly in the prevalent narrative of Islam in the country.
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MAY 9 — It’s a year. The knives remain out, or garlands ready for anniversary parade?
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KUALA LUMPUR (Bloomberg): Bahrain’s Bank Alkhair BSC is planning to exit Malaysia after operating in the world’s biggest Islamic bond market for more than a decade, people with knowledge of the matter said.
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F. Gary Gray, the director of 'Fate Of The Furious' and 'Straight Outta Compton', is adapting the 'Grand Theft Auto'-style videogame franchise 'Saints Row'.
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GEORGE TOWN: The Penang South Reclamation (PSR) off the southern coast of the island is crucial for the economic transformation of the state, said Chief Minister Chow Kon Yeow.
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GEORGE TOWN: Efforts to restore Komtar to its former glory will continue even if the Penang state government moves its administration elsewhere.
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Education is that realm where wrongs are set right and learning thrives, yet, right off the bat, the new matriculation intake has found itself in murky waters.  SOME leaders in our federal and state...
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IT is disheartening to note that some of my former colleagues and the outgoing Inspector-General of Police (IGP) have once again come out against the setting up of the Independent Police Complaints an...
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KUALA LUMPUR (May 3): Malaysian palm oil futures reversed earlier gains to close 1% down on Friday, falling on bearish production outlooks to chart the biggest weekly drop since early November.
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SHANGHAI: Chinese state-linked conglomerate Citic Guoan Group Co. missed a bond payment for the first time as a flurry of asset seizures stymied its liquidity.
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KOTA KINABALU: Prominent Sabah Indian leader Datuk K.A.Vanar, who was instrumental in getting Deepavali declared a public holiday in the state, passed away at the age of 92 on Wednesday (May 1).
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KUALA LUMPUR: Former prime minister Datuk Seri Najib Razak was paid over RM1mil in a special golden handshake payment by the government in May last year, the High Court heard.
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NAJIB TRIAL | Putrajaya had honoured a RM1 million golden handshake for former prime minister Najib Abdul Razak as required by law, the Kuala Lumpur High Court was told today.
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JOHOR BARU: A small warong located along Jalan Mahmoodiah here has attracted both royalty and tourists since it opened for business more than 30 years ago.
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Last Sunday, on April 28, it was reported that a group of Malaysian Muslims visited a church to show their solidarity with the Christian community following the horrifying Easter attacks in Sri Lanka.
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KUALA LUMPUR (Bernama): Fans of Gila-Gila magazine can now relive the joy of the popular local satire comic by downloading the GG Komiks application on their smartphones.
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PORT DICKSON, MALAYSIA: Malaysian authorities incinerated almost four tonnes of elephant tusks and ivory products worth about US$3.2 million on Tuesday, as they crack down on rampant wildlife-smugglin...
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APRIL 29 — Last Sunday (April 28, 2019), it was reported that a group of Malaysian Muslims visited a church to show their solidarity with the Christian community following the horrifying Easter atta...
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THE recent decision to allocate places at universities based on a racial quota will lead not to a culture of meritocracy but one of mediocrity.
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DUBAI: Tighter U.S. sanctions against Iran could fuel inflation to the highest level since 1980, according to the International Monetary Fund, as the Islamic Republic’s economy grapples with a weakening currency and tighter U.S. sanctions on oil exports.
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PETALING JAYA: Three shareholders of MIC-linked Maika Holdings Bhd have filed a suit about RM144 million meant to be distributed to thousands of shareholders which they said had gone missing.
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KUALA LUMPUR, April 27 — Three minority shareholders of Maika Holdings Sdn Bhd had filed a suit against the company, seeking compensation and damages.
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PETALING JAYA: A residents’ association today refuted accusations that it was responsible for delaying the delivery of houses for the longhouse community in Taman Rimba Kiara.
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LONDON: Some 90 percent of British drivers polled said that listening to music in their car gave them a feeling of happiness, according to a survey carried out by SEAT in Britain.
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LETTER | The recent announcement to increase the matriculation intake to 40,000 attests the Education Ministry as being oblivious in addressing the elephant in the room.
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US auto sales may be slowing, but carmakers have high hopes for luxury vehicles, which are imbued with increasingly sophisticated gadgetry and sex appeal to seduce a new generation of millionaires.
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KUALA LUMPUR: Tenaga Nasional Bhd (TNB) has come a long way since its establishment in 1949 as the Central Electricity Board (CEB) to become the catalyst of national development.
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KUALA LUMPUR (April 23): Barakah Offshore Petroleum Bhd has inked a memorandum of understanding (MoU) with the Singapore Catalist Board-listed Vallianz Holdings Ltd for a strategic alliance for both p...
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US auto sales may be slowing, but carmakers have high hopes for luxury vehicles, which are imbued with increasingly sophisticated gadgetry and sex appeal to seduce a new generation of millionaires.
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NEW YORK: Hyundai has debuted the third-generation 2020 Sonata equipped with a company first: the Digital Key.
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At the New York International Auto Show this week, Hyundai debuted the third-generation 2020 Sonata equipped with a company first: The Digital Key.
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We are all familiar with fads.
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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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ISLAMABAD, April 18 — Pakistan’s finance minister Asad Umar has stepped down from cabinet, he announced today, ahead of securing a crucial bailout deal with the International Monetary Fund.
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BANDAR SUNWAY: The playing field in technology can be levelled with the help of diversity, says US entrepreneur Mitchell Kapor.
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TOKYO: The Bank of Japan (BoJ) issued a warning for the first time in 20 years that financial institutions may be over-extending real estate loans, a sign that years of ultra-low interest rates is prodding banks to move into riskier lending to make profits.
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KUALA LUMPUR (April 17): The Malaysian Anti-Corruption Commission has reportedly raided Maika Holdings Bhd offices on Tuesday as part of its on-going investigation into alleged corruption and power ab...
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PETALING JAYA: The Malaysian Anti-Corruption Commission (MACC) seized documents belonging to Maika Holdings yesterday, a source close to the investigations said.
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Kapor added that diversity in the tech industry is important on a national level as well.
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ISLAMABAD, April 17 — Pakistani Prime Minister Imran Khan will visit China next week to meet its leaders and deliver a keynote speech at the vast Belt and Road Forum in Beijing, the South Asian nati...
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TOKYO: The Bank of Japan issued a warning for the first time in 20 years that financial institutions may be over-extending real estate loans, a sign that years of ultra-low interest rates is prodding banks to move into riskier lending to make profits.
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JOHOR BARU, April 14 — Former Johor mentri besar Datuk Osman Sapian today promised full support for his successor Dr Sahruddin Jamal in developing the southern state.
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Fast food chain KFC has rolled out a surreal advertising campaign in the form of Colonel Harland David Sanders as a young, tattooed virtual Instagram influencer.
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KUALA LUMPUR: The government has decided to exempt the cabotage policy on foreign vessels carrying out undersea cable repair work, says Transport Minister Anthony Loke.
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KUALA LUMPUR, April 11 — The government has spared foreign ships repairing undersea cables in Malaysian waters from the cabotage policy in a bid to draw investment from international telecommunicati...
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KUALA LUMPUR, April 11 — Last week, the public heard from the Human Rights Commission of Malaysia (Suhakam) that activist Amri Che Mat and pastor Raymond Koh were victims of enforced disappearance.
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YOURSAY | ‘Why doesn’t Hisham suggest that PAC probe cover his uncle’s and father’s tenures too?’ Hisham welcomes PAC probe, wants it extended to cover Dr M’s first term Vote of One: I agr...
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KUCHING (Bernama): The Asean International Film Festival and Awards (AIFFA) is just 17 days away and it's getting more exciting as Hollywood star Steven Seagal will be joining the event here as a special guest.
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Tourist attractions in the region come and go, but in Malaysia, the Genting casino-resort has somehow managed to keep its pole position for years as a cool place to visit.
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PETALING JAYA: A former foreign minister has urged Malaysia to reconsider its decision not to ratify the Rome Statute, saying the decision to withdraw might represent “the threat of mischief to triu...
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KOTA KINABALU: Opposition leaders in Sabah and Sarawak today slammed de facto law minister Liew Vui Keong and state Pakatan Harapan (PH) leaders for endorsing the proposed amendment to Article 1(2) of...
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KUALA TERENGGANU: Bank Negara Malaysia will continue to improve cooperation with the finance industry to ensure entrepreneurs who are qualified and in need can obtain financing.
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KUALA TERENGGANU (April 5): Bank Negara Malaysia will continue to improve cooperation with the finance industry to ensure entrepreneurs who are qualified and in need, can obtain financing.