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LETTER | The Consumers’ Association of Penang (CAP) welcomes the statement by the Bank Negara Malaysia Governor Nor Shamsiah Mohd Yunus (photo, above) that a Consumer Credit Act could finally be par...
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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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To celebrate what would have been Anne Frank's 90th birthday this week, Google Arts & Culture and the Anne Frank House created an online exhibition of the diarist's childhood home which you can explore through Street View.
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A spaceship from a benevolent civilisation” is probably the most apposite description of Tottenham Hotspur’s stunning new stadium.
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SHANGHAI: Lee Chong Wei's tearful retirement was not just a sad conclusion to one of badminton's great careers, it also ended his remarkable rivalry with China's Lin Dan.
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KUALA LUMPUR, June 14 — A group of known PKR loyalists calling itself Otai Reformis 1998 today urged the government to place Economic Affairs Minister Datuk Seri Azmin Ali on indefinite leave pendin...
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KUALA LUMPUR (June 13): Hap Seng Consolidated Bhd said its property development unit is disposing of a 20-acre vacant land it owns in Tawau, Sabah, for RM27.14 million.
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KUALA LUMPUR, June 12 — PKR vice-president Zuraida Kamaruddin said today she believed that the sex videos implicating a senior party leader, who is also a minister, were fake and meant to assassinat...
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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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PETALING JAYA: Newly appointed chief commissioner of the Malaysian Anti-Corrup­tion Com­mis­sion (MACC) Latheefa Koya is not only noted for her legal work in the human rights sphere but also as a plain-speaking lawyer and political party member.Whether it’s anti-death penalty, lock-up deaths, religious freedom, the treatment of migrant workers or about refugees, Latheefa has worked on them all.
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NEW YORK: Warren Buffett once called bitcoin "probably rat poison squared." He'll now have to dine with one of the cryptocurrency's biggest fans.
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JUNE 4 — Sometimes I wish I could find a lamp in some desert cave, rub it and meet a genie who could either a) ensure Tottenham win the English Quadruple — the Premier League title, the FA Cup, th...
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KOTA KINABALU: A scrap metal collector suffered injuries to the face and body after being attacked by his wife with an iron rod at their home in Lahad Datu on Sabah’s east coast last week.
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KAJANG: Police have busted a major drug processing lab in the Bukit Angkat industrial area here, and seized drugs worth RM17.53mil.
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KAJANG: Police seized drugs worth RM16.49 million and arrested three local men in a raid at a drug processing lab in Kajang between 5.20pm and 9.45pm, two days ago.
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KAJANG: Malaysia police on Wednesday (May 29) seized drugs worth RM16.5 million (US$3.9 million) and arrested three men after it raided a drug processing lab in Selangor.
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GEORGE TOWN: The historic town hall on Esplanade Road here will undergo a major restoration process, the Penang Island City Council (MBPP) announced today, days after a report by FMT on the two-storey...
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During World War II, the second biggest cause of deaths (after military action) was respiratory diseases.
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PROFESSOR Emeritus Tan Sri Datuk Dr Khoo Kay Kim has undoubtedly left an indelible impression and mark on those who have had the singular privilege and pleasure to know him, either as his student, fri...
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KAJANG: Drugs worth some RM17.53mil were seized, after police brought down two drug syndicates operating in the Klang Valley.
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Istanbul: A long slog awaits Turkey even if its first recession in a decade ended last quarter.
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AirAsia Group Bhd, South-East Asia’s largest budget carrier, wants to sell more than cheap flight tickets.
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For Chinese artist Guo O Dong, the simple black Samsung laptop computer, loaded with six potent viruses, symbolises one of the world's most frightening threats.
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Toyota has unveiled the all-new Granvia, reviving a nameplate that was discontinued since 2004.
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PETALING JAYA: Mohamad Shu’if Haji Mohamad Hussain, a Bruneian entrepreneur, will emerge as the new substantial shareholder of Scomi Group Bhd via his undertaking of the excess shares of the company’s proposed rights issue.
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National parties in the newly elected European Parliament line up in pan-EU groups.
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MILAN, May 28 ― When John Elkann lost his ally last year with the sudden death of Sergio Marchionne, some questioned whether the softly-spoken scion of the Agnelli clan would be able to emerge from ...
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KUALA LUMPUR: Former Sabah chief minister Tan Sri Musa Aman has maintained his innocence over 35 counts of graft involving US$63mil (RM243mil) and 16 counts of money laundering involving US$37.8mil (RM158mil) and US$2.5mil (RM10.5mil). His trial is set to start in June next year.
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GEORGE TOWN: Chief Minister Chow Kon Yeow will move into his official residence once the minor facelift on the Class II heritage building is completed in mid-July.
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A malware ridden laptop is being auctioned in the name of art, and it could be yours if you can top the current bid of over US$1.2mil (RM5.04mil).
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Senior Federal Court judge Azahar Mohamed will perform the duties and functions as chief judge of Malaya until the vacancy is filled.
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KUALA LUMPUR, May 23 — Former Sabah chief minister Tan Sri Musa Aman will go on trial beginning June next year for 35 counts of bribery and 16 counts of money laundering.
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PUTRAJAYA: Senior Federal Court judge Azahar Mohamed will perform the duties and functions of the chief judge of Malaya (CJM) until the vacancy is filled, according to a letter by Chief Justice Tengku...
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KUALA LUMPUR: The trial of former Sabah chief minister Tan Sri Musa Aman, involving 35 counts of bribery and 16 counts of money laundering, will commence in June next year.
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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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KUANTAN, May 22 — The passing of Pahang’s Paduka Ayahanda Sultan Ahmad Shah Al Musta’in Billah Ibni Almarhum Sultan Abu Bakar is also felt by industry players and institutions of higher learning...
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KUALA LUMPUR: All Jalan Melayu and Jalan Masjid India bazaar
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PASIR GUDANG: Blood is thicker than water for Azura Tan, whose bond with her parents continues to be strong despite them practising different faiths.
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Reformasi activist S Jayathas passed away at Kuala Lumpur Hospital this evening following a long battle with illness.
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​PETALING JAYA: The Communications and Multimedia Content Forum of Malaysia (CMCF) plans to introduce four new amendments to the current Malaysian Communications and Multimedia Content Code, first published in 2004, for public consultation and feedback.
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PETALING JAYA: The Economic Planning Unit (EPU) was taken to task for disregarding the Defence Ministry's repeated request over the years to terminate the contract of a "slow coach" contractor involved in a proposed construction of the RM256mil Skudai 7 Brigade Complex in Pulai, Johor.
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Beijing has broadened its block of online encyclopaedia Wikipedia to include all language editions, an Internet censorship research group reported just weeks ahead of China’s most politically explosive anniversary.
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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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JOHOR BARU: A total of 2,869 pupils at a primary school here strummed their way into the Guinness World Record for playing the ukulele in the world’s largest music lesson.
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KUALA LUMPUR (May 15): Lafarge Malaysia Bhd has settled a five-year-old tax dispute with the Inland Revenue Board of Singapore (IRAS) relating to the latter's tax repayment claim amounting to S$9.59 m...
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HONG KONG (Bloomberg): Revenue at China’s biggest e-commerce company rose 51% to 93.5 billion yuan (US$13.6bil) in the three months ended in March, above the 91.7 billion-yuan average of analysts’ estimates compiled by Bloomberg. Adjusted earnings-per-share was 8.57 yuan, topping projections for 6.5 yuan.
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KUALA LUMPUR (May 14): Loss-making Malaysia Marine and Heavy Engineering Holdings Bhd (MHB) has appointed Ahmad Zakri Md Salleh as its chief financial officer (CFO). Ahmad Zakri, 39, was previously se...
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PETALING JAYA: A cut in the statutory reserve requirement (SRR) may be in the offing if liquidity in the banking system is further impacted by foreign capital outflows amid the external headwinds and domestic uncertainties.
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PETALING JAYA: Federal Court judge Rohana Yusuf is said to be in the running for the post of chief judge of Malaya (CJM) when Zaharah Ibrahim retires next week.
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KLANG: Selangor Ruler Sultan Sharafuddin Idris Shah has ordered a suspension of state titles awarded to former prime minister Datuk Seri Najib Razak and his wife Datin Seri Rosmah Mansor.
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PUTRAJAYA: A member of the Royal Commission of Inquiry formed in 2004 to look into police misconduct has welcomed Bukit Aman’s consent to the Independent Police Complaints and Misconduct Commission (IPCMC).
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KUALA LUMPUR (May 10): The honorifics awarded by the Selangor Sultan to former prime minister Datuk Seri Najib Razak (right) and his wife Datin Seri Rosmah Mansor have been suspended effective May 6, ...
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KLANG: State awards conferred upon former prime minister Datuk Seri Najib Tun Razak and his wife Datin Seri Rosmah Mansor by Selangor Ruler Sultan Sharafuddin Idris Shah have been suspended.
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SAN FRANCISCO, May 10 ― One of the co-founders of Facebook called yesterday for the social media behemoth to be broken up, warning that the company's head, Mark Zuckerberg, had become far too powerf...
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KUALA LUMPUR (May 9): Malaysian palm oil futures fell more than 1% in late trade on Thursday, charting a second session of losses, as worries over U.S.-China trade relations weighed on prices.
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Facebook Inc co-founder and former Mark Zuckerberg roommate Chris Hughes has called for the break up of the social network in an opinion piece in the New York Times.
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WASHINGTON, May 9 — Facebook Inc co-founder and former Mark Zuckerberg roommate Chris Hughes called for the break-up of the world’s largest social media network in an opinion piece in the New York...
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THROUGHOUT its first year in power in Terengganu, PAS' strategy has been to work with its new friend Umno while maintaining a relationship with Pakatan Harapan in Putrajaya.
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MAY 6 — The Society for the Promotion of Human Rights (Proham) welcomes the assurance by the newly appointed Inspector-General of Police Abdul Hamid Bador who wants the Independent Police Complaints...
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The following is an edited excerpt from Startup Vietnam: Innovation and Entrepreneurship in the Socialist Republic by Andrew P. Rowan.
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LETTER | The Society for the Promotion of Human Rights (Proham) welcomes the assurance from the newly appointed Inspector-General of Police Abdul Hamid Bador that the Independent Police Complaints and...
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PETALING JAYA: The Independent Police Complaints and Misconduct Commission (IPCMC) is in the best interest of the police, said a member of a royal commission that suggested such a body to oversee the police force back in 2005.
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SHAH ALAM, May 5 — Police personnel who serve lawfully have nothing to fear from the proposed Independent Police Complaints and Misconduct Commission (IPCMC), DAP secretary-general Lim Guan Eng said...
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SANDAKAN: Despite their underdog status, the three independent candidates are not about to throw in the towel without putting up a fight.All three have been busy campaigning daily, making themselves visible and trying to convince voters to give them a chance over the PBS and DAP heavyweights.
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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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WARSAW, May 1 — Poland should stop treating the European Union as a money-making machine and make a more substantial financial contribution in the future, European Commission Vice President Jyrki Ka...
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MEXICO CITY, May 1 — Mexican state oil company Pemex registered a loss of 35.7 billion pesos (RM7.8 billion) in the first quarter of 2019, it announced yesterday, falling back into the red despite a...
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PETALING JAYA: DBS Research has downgraded Malaysian government bonds to “neutral”, even as the local debt papers rank as the third-best performer among Asian emerging markets year-to-date.
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PETALING JAYA: Far East Holdings Bhd has entered into a RM182.99mil deal with another listed company – Harn Len Corp Bhd – to acquire an oil palm estate in Rompin, Pahang.
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KLANG, April 27 — The National Higher Education Fund Corporation (PTPTN) has collected RM4.7 billion in National Education Savings Scheme (SSPN) deposits until last March 31.
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KLANG: The National Higher Education Fund Corporation (PTPTN) has collected RM4.7 billion in National Education Savings Scheme (SSPN) deposits until last March 31.
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PETALING JAYA: Senior Federal Court judge Azahar Mohamed is likely to be appointed the next chief justice, the post left vacant following the retirement of Richard Malanjum, sources said.
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KUALA LUMPUR (April 26): On the 85th anniversary of its establishment tomorrow, the Royal Malaysian Navy (RMN) is further enhancing its fleet capabilities in line with current developments to ensure t...
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KUALA TERENGGANU: Terengganu Pakatan Harapan (PH) wants the Malaysian Anti-Corruption Commission (MACC) to conduct a probe immediately to determine those responsible for the Knowledge Park project in ...
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KUALA TERENGGANU: Terengganu Pakatan Harapan (PH) wants the Malaysian Anti-Corruption Commission (MACC) to conduct a probe immediately to determine those responsible for the Knowledge Park project in ...
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KUALA LUMPUR: Despite studies showing that most eateries adhered to the smoking ban, the Health Ministry has extended the six-month educational enforcement period that was enforced from Jan 1, 2019.
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A policy paper Khazanah Research Institute has suggested that home prices in the country are out of reach for most.
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THE Consumers’ Association of Penang (CAP) welcomes the news about the imminent introduction of the long-awaited standalone Tobacco Control Act to replace the Control of Tobacco Products Regulation...
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(L-R) Yukihiro Ikemi, CEO of Grooves with Kazuhiko Kaneko, MD of JTB Corporation Grooves, a Japanese HRtech company with a presence in Malaysia, announced today it has raised US$3 million in a new fi...
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Japanese talent recruitment technology startup Grooves raised US$3 million today from local travel agency JTB Corporation and the All-Japan Tourism National Fund.
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KUALA LUMPUR: Procter & Gamble (P&G) has appointed Leroy Seow as country manager for Malaysia.
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Singapore Finance Minister Heng Swee Keat is set to become deputy prime minister, the prime minister's office said in a statement on Tuesday, strengthening expectations he will take over as the future...
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KUALA LUMPUR: The government will monitor the ringgit’s performance in the foreign exchange market following the recent fall in the currency’s value, says Finance Minister Lim Guan Eng.
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KUALA LUMPUR: Finance Minister Lim Guan Eng says the government will monitor the ringgit’s performance in the foreign exchange market following its recent fall in value.
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KUALA LUMPUR: The government will monitor the ringgit's performance in the foreign exchange market following the recent fall in the currency's value, says Finance Minister Lim Guan Eng.
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KUALA LUMPUR, April 23 — The government will monitor the ringgit’s performance in the foreign exchange market following the recent fall in the currency’s value, says Finance Minister Lim Guan En...
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KUALA LUMPUR: The worst is over for the Malaysian capital market, which has been spooked by the country’s potential disqualification from an important global bond index, according to CIMB Group Holdings Bhd group chief executive officer Tengku Datuk Seri Zafrul Aziz.
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KUALA LUMPUR (April 22): The High Court has fixed May 10 to hear the applications filed by the former premier Datuk Seri Najib Razak, his wife Datin Seri Rosmah Mansor and one other to get 28 document...
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Washington Post says discussions between Facebook and Federal Trade Commission officials about the company’s data-handling lapses have touched on instituting some sort of oversight for company CEO Mark Zuckerberg.
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KUALA LUMPUR (April 22): The High Court has fixed May 10 to hear the applications filed by the former premier Datuk Seri Najib Razak, his wife Datin Seri Rosmah Mansor and one other to get 28 document...
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SEREMBAN: Umno deputy president Datuk Seri Mohamad Hasan was today sworn in as the Rantau state assemblyman for his fourth term as the representative of the constituency since 2004.
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Umno deputy president Mohamad Hasan was today sworn in as the Rantau state assemblyman for his fourth term as the representative of the constituency since 2004.
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SEREMBAN, April 22 — Umno deputy president Datuk Seri Mohamad Hasan was today sworn in as the Rantau state assemblyman for his fourth term as the representative of the constituency since 2004.
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The country may get its first female chief justice in the form of Federal Court judge Justice Tengku Maimun Tuan Mat.
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AFTER winning three by-elections in a row – the Cameron Highlands MP seat and Semenyih and Rantau state seats, can the opposition make it 4-0 in the parliamentary seat of Sandakan?
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THE Armed Forces Fund Board (LTAT) is set for a historical transformation. Despite the RM10bil size of its asset under management, the fund plays a significant role in the local stock market with its controlling stakes in some of the major listed companies. There is great interest in what kind of changes chief executive Nik Amlizan Mohamed will embark on. With her experience in Retirement Fund Inc (KWAP), the country’s largest pension fund, her role in LTAT marks a new era for the fund. She believes that putting the right framework in place and tweaking the investment portfolio is vital for the fund to move forward. The following are excerpts of an interview with her.
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While driving from Jalan Cochrane to Jalan Pasar in Kuala Lumpur a few days ago, I was piqued by the sight of an elderly woman carrying an adult on her bicycle.
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Singapore: In a rare retreat for Amazon.com Inc, the e-commerce giant plans to shut down its Chinese marketplace business in July as it shifts its focus to offering mainland consumers overseas products rather than goods from local sellers.
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IT was a surreal moment for myself and many of the Malaysians on board the USNS Fall River.
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IPOH, April 18 — Development of the Perak Hi-Tech Industrial Park (PHTIP) in Chemor will start this year and is expected to take five years, the state legislative assembly was told today.