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COMMENT | It is truly amazing that we are still flip-flopping over the language medium to teach mathematics and science in 2019.
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YOURSAY | 'Any encroachment of this nature is beyond serious and ought to be considered a national emergency.' Minister: Police find elements of sabotage in Sg S'gor contamination Kural: Water, Land a...
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PETALING JAYA: A British newspaper has highlighted doubts about the paternity of a child born to Russian beauty queen Rihana Oksana Gorbatenko, who is reported to have been irrevocably divorced by Sul...
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THE last few months have seen the founders of KSL Holdings Bhd acquiring more shares in the Johor-based property developer, at a time when its share price can be considered rather depressed.
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Jenifer releasing balloons to launch the new St Francis Convent secondary school building.
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A KEY success factor for any entrepreneur is embracing lifelong learning to ensure business sustainability in changing times. That mindset was evident from the interest shown by the small and medium enterprises (SMEs) who tapped into the collective wisdom of experienced entrepreneurs at the recent SOBA LAB held in Menara Star, Petaling Jaya.
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The two men, friends since high school, were in touch on social media a week ago about getting together for a drink.
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WASHINGTON, July 21 — At the critical moment of a Hollywood movie starring A-lister Sandra Bullock, Bolivia's newly-elected president calls in the International Monetary Fund to bail out the poverty...
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SINGAPORE: Sultan Muhammad V of Kelantan has divorced Russian-born Rihana Oxana Gorbatenko, the sultan's lawyer confirmed on Saturday (Jul 20).
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SINGAPORE: Sultan Muhammad V of Kelantan has divorced Russian-born Rihana Oxana Gorbatenko, the sultan's lawyer confirmed on Saturday (Jul 20).
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KUALA LUMPUR, July 20 — Kelantan’s Sultan Muhammad V has divorced former Russian beauty queen Rihana Oxana Gorbatenko last month in Singapore according to Islamic laws, his lawyers in Singapore co...
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Lee checks the documents brought by Ida.
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PETALING JAYA: The Malaysian Palm Oil Council (MPOC) says the reported 30% decline in orangutan population in the forested areas of oil palm estates in Sabah is not due to the industry.
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IPOH: SOBA LAB will be making its next stop at M Roof Hotel & Residences here on July 24.
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KOTA KINABALU: Sabah’s orangutan population of about 11,000 has remained stable in protected areas for the past 15 years but the state needs to ensure conservation measures continue to be in place.
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KUALA LUMPUR: Former Singapore High Commissioner to Malaysia K. Kesavapany launched his biography about his life and work in the diplomatic world.
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PUTRAJAYA: The Malaysia My Second Home (MM2H) Review Committee which was set up by the Cabinet has helped see over 90% of the 3,700 applications which were put on hold last year, processed.
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PUTRAJAYA (July 18): The Malaysia My Second Home (MM2H) Review Committee which was set up by the Cabinet has helped see 90% of the 3,700 applications which were put on hold last year, processed.
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IN 1976, the late Tan Sri Syed Jaafar Albar, nicknamed the “Lion of Umno” for his fiery brand of politics, was voted in as Umno Youth chief, or ketua Pemuda Umno, at the age of 62.
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HONG KONG, July 18 — JPMorgan's former Asia investment banking vice-chair, Catherine Leung, pleaded not guilty to charges of bribery in a Hong Kong court today.
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KUALA LUMPUR - Orang utan populations in forest patches found in oil palm estates in the eastern Malaysian state of Sabah fell as much as 30 per cent in 15 years, but the overall population of the sp...
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KOTA KINABALU: The orang utan population of 11,000 has remained stable in protected areas in Sabah for the past 15 years, but the state must ensure conservation measures continue, says a WWF Malaysia scientific paper.
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WWF says orangutan populations in forest patches found in oil palm estates in the eastern Malaysian state of Sabah fell as much as 30 per cent in 15 years, but the overall population of the species in...
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The orangutan population in forest patches within Sabah's oil palm plantations have dwindled over the past 15 years, a survey by WWF-Malaysia has found.
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KUALA LUMPUR: Orangutan populations in forest patches found in oil palm estates in Sabah fell as much as 30% in 15 years, but the overall population of the species in the area is stable, World Wide Fu...
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KUALA LUMPUR, July 18 — Orangutan populations in forest patches found in oil palm estates in the eastern Malaysian state of Sabah fell as much as 30 per cent in 15 years, but the overall population ...
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KUALA LUMPUR (REUTERS) - Orang utan populations in forest patches found in oil palm estates in the eastern Malaysian state of Sabah fell as much as 30 per cent in 15 years, but the overall population ...
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KUALA LUMPUR: A total of 3,293 new HIV cases were recorded among Malaysians last year, Dr Lee Boon Chye told the Dewan Rakyat yesterday.
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The orangutan population in forest patches located at areas containing oil palm plantations in Sabah have dwindled over the past 15 years, a survey by WWF-Malaysia has found.
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PETALING JAYA: The National Union of Teaching Profession (NUTP) urged the government to learn from the past and not repeat mistakes if it decides to bring back the Teaching and Learning of Science and...
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Prime Minister Tun Dr Mahathir Mohamad when presenting the Constitution (Amendment) Bill 2019 in the Dewan Rakyat today.
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KUALA LUMPUR: Dr Mahathir Mohamad says the education ministry is studying “in detail” the reintroduction of the Teaching and Learning of Science and Mathematics in English (PPSMI) policy first int...
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In one of Aesop’s fables, the reader is told to see which way the wind blows before committing himself to something.
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KUALA LUMPUR: Boustead Holdings Bhd (BHB) has appointed four new independent non-executive directors with diverse backgrounds effective July 15.
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KUALA LUMPUR, July 12 ― Boustead Holdings Bhd (BHB) has appointed four new independent non-executive directors with diverse backgrounds effective July 15.
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OSLO: Low-cost travel pioneer Bjorn Kjos is stepping down as chief executive officer of Norwegian Air Shuttle ASA, just as the discount carrier makes headway toward resolving a debt crisis that was fueled by the rapid expansion he led.
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PETALING JAYA: The International Islamic University Malaysia (IIUM) today announced Islamic finance expert Mohd Daud Bakar as the eighth president of the institution.
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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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NEW YORK: A growing chorus of Wall Street foreign-exchange analysts is writing about the risk that US President Donald Trump may move beyond words in his quest for a weaker US dollar.
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SINGAPORE: Temasek Holdings Pte held onto gains in its portfolio amid global trade uncertainties after selling S$28 billion ($20.6 billion) of holdings as U.S. equity markets hit record highs and its unlisted assets outperformed.
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MELAKA: People's personal data seems to be widely available to insurance agents and even loan sharks, according to Melaka Pakatan Harapan's youth vice-chief Naqiuddin Nazrin.
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KOTA KINABALU: The Federal Government is ready to hand back the management of the renowned diving haven of Sipadan island to the state government.
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KOTA KINABALU: The prime minister has agreed in principle to return the management of the world-renowned Sipadan Island, now managed by the National Security Council (MKN), to the Sabah government.
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KOTA KINABALU: The Federal Government is ready to return the management of Sipadan Island back to Sabah, says Chief Minister Datuk Seri Mohd Shafie Apdal.
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LANGKAWI: A total of 102 illegal immigrants were arrested for various offences in the series of raids carried out by the Kedah Immigration Department on 90 locations on the holiday island in the two-d...
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KUALA LUMPUR, July 8 — Jemaah Islamiah (JI), the South-east Asian terror network once associated with al-Qaeda that was behind the 2002 Bali bombings, is back and poses a renewed threat in the regio...
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SEMPORNA: The Malaysian Maritime Enforcement Agency (MMEA) today arrested two local boat skippers for flouting passenger boat licence conditions at the Mataking Island near here.
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LANGKAWI, July 8 — A total of 102 foreigners were arrested for various offences in the series of raids carried out by the Kedah Immigration Department on 90 locations on the holiday island in the tw...
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SEMPORNA, July 8 — The Malaysian Maritime Enforcement Agency (MMEA) today arrested two local boat skippers for flouting passenger boat licence conditions at the Mataking Island near here.
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KOTA KINABALU: Former chief minister Yong Teck Lee viewed the recent encroachment of land at the city’s Likas Bay area and adjoining lagoons as a disturbing sign of the “newfound boldness of illeg...
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LETTER | Recently, on June 21, the Kelantan Islamic Religious and Malay Customs Council (Maik) was said to have published a report that disclosed its aim to convert all the Orang Asli in the state to ...
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THE Pakatan Harapan government could be branded as anti-rural voters if it does not want to allow for automatic registration of voters in its Bill to amend the Constitution to lower the voting age to 18.
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KUALA LUMPUR: The Election Commission can only register eligible voters automatically if the Federal Constitution is amended to allow this, according to Election Commission (EC) Azhar Azizan Harun (pi...
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KUALA LUMPUR: The Election Commission (EC) says any amendments to make automatic voter registration compulsory must be tabled in Parliament, following calls by the opposition for this to be done in ta...
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KUALA LUMPUR, July 4 — The Election Commission may only register eligible voters automatically if the Federal Constitution is amended to permit this, said Azhar Azizan @ Harun.
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KUALA LUMPUR: An amendment to the Federal Constitution will be needed to allow automatic voter registration, says Election Commission (EC) chairman Azhar Azizan Harun.
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LAGOS, July 3 — Nigerian President Muhammadu Buhari will sign the landmark African free trade agreement during the upcoming African Union meeting in Niger, his office said.
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SINGAPORE, July 1 — An intergovernmental banking organisation decided yesterday to build a new innovation hub centre in Singapore, a move that the Monetary Authority of Singapore (MAS) said reflects...
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KUALA LUMPUR: The ethnic dimension of resource allocation in Malaysia has long been a concern, and this has coloured debates on issues in politics, the economy and education.
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PETALING JAYA: PLUS Malaysia Bhd has appointed Datuk Mohamad Nasir Ab Latif its chairman effective June 27.
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TWO events that may be considered revolutionary in the recent history of Malaysia’s transport sector were the establishment of low-cost carriers, starting with the AirAsia Group back in 2002, and th...
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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: PLUS Malaysia Bhd has appointed Datuk Mohamad Nasir Ab. Latif as its chairman effective from Thursday.
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Through his 16 years in power, Turkish President Tayyip Erdogan has been able to rely on the pious electorate of Istanbul’s Eyup district, where for centuries Ottoman sultans received their ceremoni...
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TRANSIT (the Association for the Improvement of Mass Transit) notes with interest the government’s complicated proposal to take over the LDP, SPRINT, Kesas and SMART highway concessionaires.
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Are we losing the battle to transform our nation?
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TWO events that may be considered revolutionary in the recent history of Malaysia’s transport sector were the establishment of low-cost carriers, starting with the AirAsia Group back in 2002, and th...
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The passenger boat detained by MMEA on Saturday after the skipper failed to produce the boat license.
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The Trump administration prepared to launch its US$50 billion (RM207 billion) economic formula for Israeli-Palestinian peace in Bahrain on Tuesday but the Palestinian leadership reiterated its disdain...
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PORT Klang Free Zone Sdn Bhd (PKFZ) chairman Chan Leng Wai seems to have had an eventful start in his first year.
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Malaysia welcomes Asean’s move to launch a joint bid to host the FIFA World Cup in 2034, a first for this region.
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BANGKOK: Malaysia welcomes Asean’s move to launch a joint bid to host the FIFA World Cup in 2034, a first for this region.
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BANGKOK, June 23 — Asean’s proposed joint bid to host the Fifa World Cup in 2034 will boost the region’s chances of getting it, Prime Minister Tun Dr Mahathir Mohamad said today.
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BANGKOK, June 23 — Asean’s proposed joint bid to host the Fifa World Cup in 2034 will boost the region’s chances of getting it, Prime Minister Tun Dr Mahathir Mohamad said today.
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BANGKOK (Bernama): Malaysia welcomes Asean's move to launch a joint bid to host the FIFA World Cup in 2034, a first for the region.
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KUALA LUMPUR (June 20): Former SRC International Sdn Bhd director Datuk Suboh Md Yassin (pictured) took the stand as a key witness in the graft case against former prime minister Datuk Seri Najib Raza...
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KUALA LUMPUR (June 20): Former SRC International Sdn Bhd director Datuk Suboh Md Yassin took the stand as a key witness in the graft case against former prime minister Datuk Seri Najib Razak today.
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Of the five biggest tech companies in the US, Microsoft is the only one that isn't currently in the crosshairs of US antitrust authorities.
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PETALING JAYA: Teachers and Malay advocacy groups are up in arms over the government’s plan to bring back the Teaching and Learning of Science and Mathematics in English (PPSMI), a pet policy of Dr ...
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JUNE 20 — The aftershocks from the pornographic videos — despite the Malaysian Communication and Multimedia Commission’s (MCMC) best efforts to dissuade their spread — reveal severe fault-line...
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BEIJING: Investors are piling into China’s consumer sector amid speculation company earnings will be sheltered from the economic fallout of the trade war with the US.
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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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KUALA LUMPUR, June 17 — The ringgit opened lower against the US dollar today as investors stayed on the sidelines due to uncertainty surrounding the global economy and heightened trade tension invo...
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KUALA LUMPUR (June 17): The ringgit opened lower against the US dollar today as investors stayed on the sidelines due to uncertainty surrounding the global economy and heightened trade tension involvi...
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KUALA LUMPUR: The ringgit opened lower against the US dollar today as investors stayed on the sidelines due to uncertainty surrounding the global economy and heightened trade tension involving the United States.
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MELAKA: Melaka's youngest executive councillor (exco) Kerk Chee Yee pays tribute to his late father - former DAP secretary-general Kerk Kim Hock - for making him a tough politician, hours before Father's Day.
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Prime Minister Dr Mahathir Mohamad has set a dangerous precedent with his presumption that Zakir Naik would not be accorded a fair trial in India, said former MIC president Dr S Subramaniam.
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BEIJING, June 14 — China’s industrial output growth unexpectedly slowed to a more than 17-year low in May, while investment also cooled, in the latest sign of weakening demand in the world’s sec...
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LUXEMBOURG, June 13 — EU finance ministers will consider a set of watered-down eurozone reforms today but may yet struggle to sign off on them, in a setback to France, which championed an ambitious ...
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India will continue to pursue with Malaysia its request for extradition of controversial preacher Zakir Naik, according to its External Affairs Ministry.
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ADUN SPEAKS | "The trial won't be fair for me!" "The charges are politically motivated!" "It's an attempt to silence me!" Najib Abdul Razak and Rosmah Mansor would have said these things if they had m...
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IN 2002, Sigve Brekke, then a senior Telenor executive,  tried to buy Celcom from Danaharta Nasional, which had taken over the  telecommunications company (telco) after Tan Sri Tajudin Ramli default...
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KUALA LUMPUR, June 10 — DAP Legal Bureau chairman Ramkarpal Singh said that Malaysia should not jump to conclusions on whether or not fugitive televangelist Dr Zakir Naik will receive a fair trial i...
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PETALING JAYA: India will request for an Interpol Red Notice against preacher Zakir Naik (pix) and his extradition from Malaysia after securing a non-bailable warrant against him from a Mumbai special...
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KUANTAN: PAS President Datuk Seri Abdul Hadi Awang and his deputy, Datuk Tuan Ibrahim Tuan Man, retained their respective party posts uncontested at the party polls in conjunction with the 65th PAS Mu...
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KUANTAN: PAS president Abdul Hadi Awang and his deputy, Tuan Ibrahim Tuan Man, retained their respective party posts uncontested at the party polls in conjunction with the 65th PAS muktamar this year.
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PAS president Abdul Hadi Awang and his deputy Tuan Ibrahim Tuan Man retained their respective posts uncontested at the party polls in conjunction with the 65th PAS muktamar this year.
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KUANTAN, June 9 — PAS President Datuk Seri Abdul Hadi Awang and his deputy, Datuk Tuan Ibrahim Tuan Man retained their respective party posts uncontested at the party polls in conjunction with the 6...
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PETALING JAYA (June 7): The Malaysia My Second Home (MM2H) scheme has raked in RM40.6 billion in total from its introduction in 2002 until 2018, from 21,841 approvals.