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KUALA LUMPUR: Dr Zaiedi Suhaili took the oath of office as a senator for the second term at the Dewan Negara today.
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SERDANG: Veteran Umno leader Tengku Razaleigh Hamzah has a lot of experience dealing with parties that have “imploded”, says Tun Dr Mahathir Mohamad.
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Pakatan Harapan chairman Tun Dr Mahathir Mohamad took a jab at Umno veteran Tengku Razaleigh Hamzah after the latter said there is a possibility that the coalition will self-implode, following the int...
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SERDANG, July 20 — Prime Minister Tun Dr Mahathir Mohamad today dismissed warnings from Umno veteran Tan Sri Tengku Razaleigh Hamzah, who remarked that Pakatan Harapan could self-implode in light of...
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KOTA KINABALU: The Bangsamoro Autonomous Region in Muslim-Mindanao (BARM) is expected to stabilise politically and socially within the next five years, judging by the way the Philippine government and...
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KUALA LUMPUR (July 19): Abdul Rahim Awang has resigned as president of Barakah Offshore Petroleum Bhd, with Nik Hamdan Daud to take over the post effective today.
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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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Alexa, how do I become a healthcare player?
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US senators used a Congressional hearing on July 16 to push the idea of overhauling a law that protects YouTube, Facebook and other Internet services from being sued for the content users post.
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(From left) Chieng, Ding, and Wong at the press conference.
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(From left) Chieng, Ding, and Wong at the press conference.
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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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PUTRAJAYA: Datuk Dr Ahmad Faisal Muhamad and Kamsiah Kamaruddin have received their letters of appointment as the new Permanent Representative of Malaysia to the United Nations in Geneva and Permanent Representative of Malaysia to Asean in Jakarta respectively.
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KUCHING: Chief Minister Datuk Patinggi Abang Johari Tun Openg today indicated that he had no objections to Dato Sri Wong Soon Koh’s decision to resign from all his State Cabinet posts.
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THE Hong Leong group appears to be keen on venturing into the healthcare sector — it has teamed up with private equity firm TPG to bid for Columbia Asia group’s hospital business in Asia, sources ...
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PETALING JAYA, July 12 — LBS Foundation gave RM20,000 to Catholic High School here for their “Memory Shards” harmonica and guitar concert which was held recently.
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Henry unveils the road sign for the newly-named Jalan Dr Patau Rubis.
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International Business Machines Corp proposed changes to a 1996 law that protects internet companies from liabilities related to what users post on their platforms.
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I have never read Winston Groom’s novel Forrest Gump, but I have seen the movie of the same name numerous times and enjoyed every minute of it.
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I have never read Winston Groom’s novel Forrest Gump, but I have seen the movie of the same name numerous times and enjoyed every minute of it.
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KOTA KINABALU: Filipino security forces have captured the leader behind the infamous 1996 attack on Semporna town and the 2004 kidnapping of a China national from a resort.
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Apple’s Steve Jobs was singular in his ability to take a company “on a path to die” and turn it into the world’s most valuable – in part by “casting spells,” billionaire Bill Gates said.
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IT was worrying to hear Health Minister Datuk Seri Dr Dzulkefly Ahmad warning Malaysians that non-communicable diseases (NCDs) are on the rise, based on the National Health Morbidity Survey conducted ...
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PSM founding member Dr Mohd Nasir Hashim (above) will be stepping down as PSM chairperson, a post he has helmed for over two decades, it was announced today PSM central committee member S Arutchelvan ...
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PORT DICKSON: The rates of Non-Communicable Diseases (NCD) in Malaysia are now at a worrying stage, according to Health Minister Datuk Seri Dr Dzulkefly Ahmad (pix).
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PORT DICKSON, July 6 — The rates of non-communicable diseases (NCD) in Malaysia are now at a worrying stage, according to Health Minister Datuk Seri Dzulkefly Ahmad.
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LETTER | I condemn the statement by The Education Ministry to take action against the year 3 students of an international school for highlighting the issue of palm oil in their video presentation.
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LETTER | “We don't need no education We don't need no thought control No dark sarcasm in the classroom Teachers leave them kids alone” – “Another Brick in the Wall”, Pink Floyd So, now we ha...
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Yong KOTA KINABALU: Former chief minister Datuk Seri Yong Teck Lee has urged the leaders of the Sabah United Chinese Chambers of Commerce (SUCCC) and The United Sabah Chinese Communities Association ...
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PUTRAJAYA: The Ministry of Education (MOE) will take action against an international school in Kuala Lumpur for carrying out an activity that was found to be sowing anti-palm oil sentiment.
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KOTA KINABALU: Sabah’s Chinese community leaders must not sell a prime piece of land in the heart of the city here that was given by the state government in 1997, says former chief minister Datuk Yong Teck Lee.
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Datuk Dr Amin Senin – Bernama photo PUTRAJAYA: The Ministry of Education (MOE) will take action against an international school in Kuala Lumpur for carrying out an activity found to be sowing an an...
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The Education Ministry will take action against an international school in Kuala Lumpur for carrying out an activity sowing anti-palm oil sentiment.
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Perodua has officially launched the Axia in the Seychelles, an archipelago of 115 islands in the Indian Ocean, off East Africa. The launch also marks the brand’s debut in the country.
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KUALA LUMPUR, June 28 — PLUS Malaysia Berhad (PLUS) has appointed former Employees Provident Fund (EPF) deputy CEO Datuk Mohamad Nasir Ab. Latif as chairman effective yesterday.
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KUALA LUMPUR (June 28): PLUS Malaysia Bhd has appointed its non-independent director Datuk Mohamad Nasir Ab. Latif as its new chairman effective yesterday.
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PETALING JAYA: Highway concessionaire PLUS Malaysia today named Mohamad Nasir Ab Latif as its chairman, replacing Mohd Sheriff Kassim who has opted to retire.
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KUALA LUMPUR: PLUS Malaysia Bhd has appointed Datuk Mohamad Nasir Ab. Latif as its chairman effective from Thursday.
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SAN FRANCISCO, June 28 ― Jony Ive, a close creative collaborator with Apple Inc co-founder Steve Jobs whose iPhone and other designs fuelled Apple's rise to become a US$1 trillion (RM4.14 trillion) ...
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NEW YORK: Jony Ive, a close creative collaborator with Apple Inc co-founder Steve Jobs whose iPhone and other designs fueled Apple's rise to become a $1 trillion (£789.3 billion) company, will leave later this year to form an independent design company
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PETALING JAYA: An app for youths to screen themselves for mental illness will be available next year, Universiti Malaya’s Medicine Faculty deputy dean Prof Dr Maznah Dahlui (pix) said.
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KUALA LUMPUR (June 26): Sime Darby Plantation Bhd (SDP) has disposed of its Indonesian subsidiary PT Mitra Austral Sejahtera (PT MAS) to PT Inti Nusa Sejahtera (PT INS) for US$29.7 million (RM123.1 mi...
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BEIJING: Chinese development projects in Africa must be sustainable, the government's top diplomat told senior African ministers on Tuesday, as he denounced "outside forces" who seek to vilify cooperation by accusing China of creating debt traps.
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PETALING JAYA: Tenaga Nasional Bhd (TNB) has appointed Shahazwan Harris as its chief international officer to lead International Asset Group (IAG), a new division in TNB that will deliver new growth prospects from the company’s overseas ventures.
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KUALA LUMPUR: Tenaga Nasional Bhd (TNB) has appointed Shahazwan Harris as its chief international officer to lead its international asset group (IAG) and his appointment will take effect from July 1.
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Dato Sri Fatimah Abdullah KUCHING: The public have been urged to lodge a police report if they witnessed individuals who they suspect are illegally soliciting funds in public areas.
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KUALA LUMPUR (June 24): Tenaga Nasional Bhd (TNB) has appointed Shahazwan Harris as the chief international officer of its International Asset Group division, effective July 1 (Monday).
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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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MELAKA: Former NST journalist Jason Gerald John has died in an accident at Ayer Keroh, Melaka, on early Friday (June 21) morning.
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KUALA LUMPUR (Jun 19): IOI Corp Bhd has redesignated its non-executive director Tan Sri Peter Chin Fah Kui, who was formerly Sarawak United Peoples’ Party (SUPP) president, as the plantation group's...
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“MALAYSIA, as you know, is a diverse nation comprising multiple races, religions and cultures.
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Quang (left) and Lê are set to entrance at RWMF 2019.
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KUALA LUMPUR (Jun 18): IOI Corp Bhd has redesignated its non-executive director Tan Sri Peter Chin Fah Kui, who was formerly Sarawak United Peoples’ Party (SUPP) president, as the plantation group's...
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KUALA LUMPUR (June 18): Malaysian palm oil futures closed lower on Tuesday, erasing earlier gains which were driven by Chicago Board of Trade (CBOT) soyoil prices and a softer ringgit, as traders resp...
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PETALING JAYA: Westmoreland Edward Palon did not miss the opportunity to present Pope Francis with an intricately designed and coloured beaded tapestry from his home state of Sarawak when he met the Pope to hand over his credentials as Malaysia's new ambassador to the Vatican.
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KUALA LUMPUR (June 17): Malaysian palm oil futures rose on Monday, shadowing higher U.S. soyoil prices on the Chicago Board of Trade (CBOT), while a softer ringgit also supported.
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THE Malaysian Bar is deeply concerned about the frequency and severity of water pollution incidents – a form of environmental damage – in the country.
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Dato Sri Michael Manyin Jawong – File photo KUCHING: PBB senior vice president Dato Sri Michael Manyin believes Gabungan Parti Sarawak (GPS) can secure all eight Bidayuh-majority seats in the next ...
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LETTER | The Malaysian Bar is deeply concerned about the frequency and severity of water pollution incidents – a form of environmental damage – in the country.
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'Animal Crossing: New Horizons' has been delayed to March 20, 2020, but Nintendo says it had a good reason: to avoid crunch, the harmful but widespread software-industry practice of working extreme amounts of overtime near a project’s deadline.
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NURSES are often underrated due to social stigma, insufficient knowledge or just pure misconception of their role.
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Dr Wan Azizah Wan Ismail PUTRAJAYA: The Attorney-General’s Chambers (AGC) will be directed to review Section 309 of the Penal Code towards decriminalisation of attempted suicide, according to Deput...
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PUTRAJAYA: The Attorney-General’s Chambers (AGC) will be directed to review Section 309 of the Penal Code towards decriminalisation of attempted suicide, according to Deputy Prime Minister Datuk Ser...
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PUTRAJAYA: The Attorney-General’s Chambers (AGC) will be asked to review Section 309 of the Penal Code with a view to decriminalising attempted suicide, Deputy Prime Minister Dr Wan Azizah Wan Ismai...
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PUTRAJAYA (Bernama): The Attorney General's Chambers has been instructed to study a suggestion to decriminalise attempted suicide, as spelt out in the Penal Code.
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PUTRAJAYA, June 13 — The Attorney General’s Chambers (AGC) will be directed to review Section 309 of the Penal Code towards decriminalisation of attempted suicide, according to Deputy Prime Minist...
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More American millennials now subscribe to a video game service than to a traditional paid television service, according to a survey on June 10, as consumers favour new forms of entertainment that are shifting the broader media landscape.
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ON May 2, the Trump Administration decided to enforce Title 111 of the Helms-Burton Act.
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FOR some weeks now, the campaign against the Helms-Burton law has gained strength in social networks as the Cuban people reject US attempts to destroy their revolution.
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PETALING JAYA: Malaysian ambassador to the Vatican Westmoreland Anak Edward Palon yesterday delivered his credentials to the pope in Rome, dressed in a baju Melayu and accompanied by members of his fa...
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On May 2, the Trump administration decided to enforce Title 111 of the Helms-Burton Act.
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RIO DE JANEIRO, June 4 ― Brazil's government said yesterday it had suspended beef exports to China after an “atypical” case of mad cow disease was identified in the state of Mato Grosso, an agri...
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GEORGE TOWN: The Penang Islamic Religious Council (MAINPP) wants a certain political party which is allegedly collecting RM7 compulsory Infaq Ramadan (alms) from Muslims to immediately stop the practi...
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Established in 1982, Sabah Forest Industries Sdn Bhd (SFI) is one of the largest timber growers and wood processors in Malaysia.
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GEORGE TOWN, May 31 — The Penang Islamic Religious Council (MAINPP) wants a certain political party which is allegedly collecting RM7 compulsory Infaq Ramadan (alms) from Muslims to immediately stop...
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Japan's Pokemon Company said it was developing 'Pokemon Sleep', a mobile app that tracks players' sleep and uses the data for gameplay, with a release date set for next year.
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TOKYO, May 29 — Japan’s the Pokemon Company said today it was developing Pokemon Sleep, a mobile app that tracks players’ sleep and uses the data for gameplay, with a release date set for next y...
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TOKYO: The Pokemon Company said it was developing "Pokemon Sleep", an app that tracks users' sleep and turns it into gameplay, and plans to launch it next year.
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Cereal brand General Mills has given its official seal of approval to first-person shooter 'Chex Quest 3'.
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PETALING JAYA: The Malaysian football fraternity has heaped praises on Paduka Ayahanda Sultan Ahmad Shah Al-Musta’in Billah for his impact on football.
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SUNGAI PETANI: Huge changes could lie ahead for the padi village of Sidam Kiri here, where the RM1.6 billion Kulim international airport will reportedly be built.
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LETTER | In the last one week, the whole debate on the PTPTN loans only focuses on two issues.
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PETALING JAYA: Former defence minister Hishammuddin Hussein today urged Putrajaya to reclaim RM1.48 billion lost in the failed land swap deal involving the Plentong and Tebrau districts in Johor.
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PUTRAJAYA: Former defence minister Datuk Seri Hishammuddin Hussein says he will submit a report to the anti-graft agency to ensure that the questionable 16 land swap deals can be thoroughly investigated.
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Former prime ministers and ministers must take responsibility for any wrongdoing committed with regard to the 16 land swap deals involving the Defence Ministry, said Hishammuddin Hussein.
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KUALA LUMPUR: Orang asli legend Sagong Tasi (pic), whose legal case won the first full customary land ownership in Peninsular Malaysia, died materially impoverished, according to the Centre for Orang Asli Concerns (COAC).
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KUALA LUMPUR: Orang asli legend Sagong Tasi, whose land legal case win led to the first full customary land ownership in Peninsular Malaysia, has passed away, according to the Centre for Orang Asli Concerns (COAC).
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Australia’s Prime Minister Scott Morrison officially launched his party’s election campaign on Sunday, less than a week before the May 18 vote that opinion polls have consistently indicated he wil...
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LONDON (Bloomberg): Shares of AFC Ajax NV tumbled after the Dutch soccer team missed out on its first Champions League final since 1996 following an agonizing last-gasp defeat to England’s Tottenham Hotspur.
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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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FLOUR miller and poultry farmer Malayan Flour Mills Bhd (MFM) is seeking bids for its prized parcel on Jalan Tun Razak, Kuala Lumpur, which industry experts estimate may fetch about RM108 million.
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PETALING JAYA: The appointment of Datuk Tengku Maimun Tuan Mat as the new Chief Justice means a lot in acknowledging competency of judges without care for their gender, says Tan Sri Zainun Ali (pic).
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KOTA KINABALU: An opposition politician has accused Chief Minister Shafie Apdal of having openly admitted that his cabinet needs help from former BN leaders when he praised former deputy chief ministe...
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PETALING JAYA: The appointment of Datuk Tengku Maimun Tuan Mat as the new Chief Justice is yet another milestone in the judiciary, as she is the first woman to take on the role.
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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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MIAMI (May 2): Jose Ramon Lopez Regueiro claims to be the sole heir of the once privately-owned Havana airport -- and he is preparing to sue in US courts to recover the property confiscated in Cuba un...
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MUAR: Smoking and obesity are among the major contributors to non-communicable diseases (NCDs) such as diabetes and hypertension in the country, which are currently at an alarming level.
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MUAR, April 28 — Smoking and obesity are among the major contributors to non-communicable diseases (NCDs) such as diabetes and hypertension in the country which are at an alarming level.