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I am proud that Malaysia is vibrantly multicultural, a fitting location for a dialogue between different religions and sets of beliefs.
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LONDON, Aug 20 — Aeroplanes could be powered by jet fuel made from household rubbish from 2024 under plans by Shell, British Airways and Velocys to build Europe’s first large-scale plant to produc...
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Online search giant aims to support expansion initiatives of Chinese companies in South-East Asia.
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SHANGHAI, Aug 20 ― Chinese internet giant Baidu regained momentum during the second quarter, posting better-than-expected revenue today thanks to strong traffic growth, though it also announced a hu...
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Introduced almost a year ago and shipped to the first invited customers in January, the sometimes-buggy Echo Auto is the most visible element so far of Amazon’s ambition to take Alexa on the road.
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Madius and his delegation at the POIC port in Lahad Datu.
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ByteDance Inc has invested in a prominent Chinese Wikipedia-like platform, stepping up its Internet search challenge to rival Baidu Inc.
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Britain’s Prince Andrew rejected any suggestion that he participated in the alleged sex crimes which American financier Jeffrey Epstein (photo, above) was accused of, the Buckingham Palace said in a...
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LETTER | The Independent Police Complaints of Misconduct (IPCMC) Bill 2019 had its first reading in Parliament on July 18.
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GEORGE TOWN (Aug 17): EcoWorld Malaysia set two records in the Malaysia Book of Records (MBOR) for organising the first and largest B.Duck event in the country.
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DATUK Seri Johari Abdul Ghani is no stranger to the local corporate scene. His long association with KFC Holdings Malaysia Bhd made him a household name, especially to reporters covering the many hard-fought tussles for control of the fried chicken retailer in the past.
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Baidu has fallen out of the top five most valuable publicly traded Chinese internet companies after its market capitalization slid below that of gaming and ecommerce pioneer NetEase. After a 40% sli...
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English is the most widely spoken language in the world with 1.121 billion speakers, of which 743 million are non-native speakers.
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Baidu Inc has dropped off the list of China’s five most valuable Internet companies, underscoring the challenges facing the search giant from a weakening economy to intensifying competition.
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Baidu’s market cap has stagnated even as peers like Alibaba and Tencent saw their valuations surge. Netease’s valuation passed Baidu on Wednesday at US$33.5bil.
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TOKYO: Japan’s core machinery orders unexpectedly rebounded in June to post their largest monthly expansion on record, in a sign corporate investment remains resilient to slowing global growth and international trade frictions.
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Twenty-two states, including New York and California, and seven cities on Tuesday sued to challenge the Environmental Protection Agency's replacement of the Obama administration's Clean Power Plan, ar...
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PETALING JAYA: There have been numerous “clean toilet campaigns” organised all over the country in the past.
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The Enforcement Agency Integrity Commission (EAIC) should not be dissolved when the Independent Police Complaints of Misconduct Commission (IPCMC) comes into force, said human rights group Malaysians ...
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KUALA LUMPUR, Aug 11 — Lack of funds to maintain basic infrastructure such as surveillance cameras at police facilities are making law enforcement personnel anxious about the move to introduce civil...
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US billionaire Jeffrey Epstein took his own life overnight in a lower Manhattan jail cell where he was being held without bail on federal sex-trafficking charges, a source said on Saturday, adding tha...
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KOTA KINABALU: An initiative by Sabah Parks to restore coral reefs destroyed by Typhoon Greg in 1996 has yielded positive results more than a decade since its implementation.
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The US government’s decision to label China a currency manipulator after Beijing allowed the yuan to weaken past the symbolic 7-per-dollar level has raised questions about how tightly managed the currency is, and its true value.The following explains the working of China’s currency regime.
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PETALING JAYA: A lawyer has called for “constructive feedback” on the Independent Police Complaints and Misconduct Commission (IPCMC) bill, which recently came under criticism by an NGO which comp...
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KUALA LUMPUR: Every two years since 2005, the Buddhist organisation, Soka Gakkai Malaysia (SGM), has held a Run for Peace (RFP) event to promote harmony among all communities.
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JAKARTA, Aug 8 — The former CEO of Indonesian carrier Garuda has been arrested on money-laundering charges linked to a major corruption scandal that saw British engine-maker Rolls-Royce pay more tha...
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PETALING JAYA: An NGO has called for further consultation by the government on the bill for the Independent Police Complaints and Misconduct Commission (IPCMC) tabled in Parliament last month, saying ...
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KUALA LUMPUR (Aug 7): The High Court has dismissed the originating summons (OS) filed by Concrete Parade Sdn Bhd against Apex Equity Holdings Bhd and 15 others over the proposed merger with Mercury Se...
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PUTRAJAYA: Minister in the Prime Minister’s Department Liew Vui Keong says he will consider amending certain clauses in the Independent Police Complaints and Misconduct Commission (IPCMC) bill follo...
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NEW YORK, Aug 4 — Even before the Lion Air and Ethiopian Airlines crashes claimed 346 lives, Boeing flight tests had revealed problems similar to those encountered by pilots on the ill-fated 737 MAX...
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Dr Lucas (third left) beating the gong to mark the launch of Magahau Festival.
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PUTRAJAYA: Maritime Admiral Datuk Seri Zulkifili Abu Bakar will retire as the fourth director-general of the Malaysian Maritime Enforcement Agency (MMEA) on Monday (Aug 5).
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PUTRAJAYA, Aug 2 — Maritime Admiral Datuk Seri Zulkifili Abu Bakar will retire as the fourth director-general of the Malaysian Maritime Enforcement Agency (MMEA) on Monday (August 5).
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Another month, another set of free games for PlayStation Plus subscribers.
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GEORGE TOWN: The state government plans to revive Penang’s once famed marine credentials by restoring the piers and godowns near Fort Cornwallis, beginning March next year, as part of its larger Eas...
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LETTER | The Malaysian Bar views with concern recent media reports on the Perak menteri besar’s suggestion that there are no Orang Asli customary or ancestral lands in Perak as these lands are not r...
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The Malaysian Bar views with concern recent media reports on the Perak menteri besar’s suggestion that there are no Orang Asli customary or ancestral lands in Perak as these lands are not recognised...
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JULY 31 — Our nation first took note of Datuk Haji Abdul Karim when he requested for the postponement of the tourism tax for Sabah and Sarawak which was to take effect on July 1, 2017.
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NEW YORK, July 30 — Procter & Gamble shares surged early today after reporting a jump in sales despite a hefty charge on the Gillette shaving business that pushed results into the red.
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Data from Solid Waste Management and Public Cleansing Corporation showed that Malaysians generated more than 38,000 tonnes of waste per day, an increase from 19,000 tonnes in 2005.
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KUALA LUMPUR (July 29): Khazanah Nasional Bhd has named Brian Foong Chee Yeong as group chief strategy officer of its wholly-owned subsidiary Malaysia Airlines Bhd effective Aug 1.
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The saying goes that insanity is doing the same thing over and over again and yet expecting a different outcome.
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KUCHING, July 24 — Sarawak Association of People’s Aspirations (SAPA) president Dominique Ng Kim Ho today question the motive of a person who lodged a police report against the organisers of a Sar...
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KUCHING: The Mulu and Niah Caves may be among Sarawak’s most famous attractions, but the state has other hidden gems that deserve to be promoted.
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LETTER | The Malaysian government’s proposed police complaints commission is an important step toward accountability for abuses by police.
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THE Malaysian Bar lauds the tabling of the Independent Police Complaints of Misconduct Commis­sion Bill 2019 (IPCMC) by the government on July 18 in partial fulfilment of Pakatan Harapan’s election...
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JULY 22 — Over the weekend I read the Independent Police Complaints of Misconduct Bill which was tabled in Parliament on Friday.
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ISKANDAR PUTERI (July 22): Following the increasing interest in its free trade zone, the Port of Tanjung Pelepas (PTP) is looking at expanding the area by an additional 141.64 hectares in phases over ...
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ISKANDAR PUTERI: Following the increasing interest in its free trade zone, the Port of Tanjung Pelepas (PTP) is looking at expanding the area by an additional 141.64 hectares in phases over the next few years.
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ISKANDAR PUTRI: Following the increasing interest in its free trade zone, the Port of Tanjung Pelepas (PTP) is looking at expanding the area by an additional 141.64 hectares in phases over the next fe...
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Abdul Hamed (second right) presents the mock cheque for RM50,000 to Dr Chan, witnessed by Abang Johari (third right).
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KUALA LUMPUR: The Health Ministry will continue to strengthen surveillance and preparedness to cope with the potential spread of the Ebola virus disease (EVD) as the epidemic is declared a Public Heal...
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KUALA LUMPUR, July 21 — Veteran DAP leader Lim Kit Siang has challenged Pakatan Harapan to introduce more ambitious reforms during the next parliamentary meeting, saying the pace of these remain lag...
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Datuk Dr Noor Hisham Abdullah -File photo KUALA LUMPUR: The Health Ministry will continue to strengthen surveillance and preparedness to cope with the potential spread of the Ebola virus disease (EVD...
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KUALA LUMPUR, July 19 — Civil rights lawyer Syahredzan Johan today urged the government to engage with the public before passing the Independent Police Complaints and Misconduct Commission (IPCMC) B...
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KUALA LUMPUR, July 19 — DAP veteran Lim Kit Siang said that 14 months in, Malaysia Baharu is taking shape with 18-year-olds allowed to vote in the next general election and the establishment of the ...
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KINIGUIDE | The Independent Police Complaints of Misconduct Commission (IPCMC) Bill 2019 was tabled yesterday in the Dewan Rakyat, and the debate is expected to take place during the next sitting, whe...
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KUALA LUMPUR: The Independent Police Complaints and Misconduct Commission (IPCMC) Bill 2019 was tabled in the Dewan Rakyat for the first reading today.
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KUALA LUMPUR, July 18 — Malaysia finally ended its 14-year wait for public oversight of the police today with Minister in the Prime Minister's Department Datuk Liew Vui Keong’s tabling of the Inde...
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KUALA LUMPUR: The Government has tabled a Bill in Parliament to pave the way for the setting up of the long-awaited Independent Police Complaints and Misconduct Commission (IPCMC).
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KUALA LUMPUR: The government is expected to table the Independent Police Complaints of Misconduct Commission Bill 2019 for its first reading in the Dewan Rakyat.
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GEORGE TOWN (July 17): Perbadanan Bekalan Air Pulau Pinang (PBAPP) is seeking to commercialise its award-winning research and development (R&D) project to recycle water treatment plant residue (WTP ...
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GEORGE TOWN: Perbadanan Bekalan Air Pulau Pinang (PBAPP) is seeking to commercialise its award-winning research and development (R&D) project to recycle water treatment plant residue (WTP residue) in ...
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AT Baidu’s annual Create AI Developer Conference in Beijing last Tuesday, co-founder and CEO Robin Li was delivering his opening address, talking about driverless cars when a young man burst onto th...
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Tan Sri Datuk Amar Dr James Jemut Masing KUCHING: Parti Rakyat Sarawak (PRS) president Tan Sri Dr James Jemut Masing said the element of genuine power sharing must be shown in the distribution of por...
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Apple Inc plans to fund original podcasts that would be exclusive to its audio service, according to people familiar with the matter, increasing its investment in the industry to keep competitors Spotify and Stitcher at bay.
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KUALA LUMPUR: Boustead Plantations Bhd (BPB) has announced a slew of appointments to its to its board effective July 22.
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KUALA LUMPUR (July 17): PBA Holdings Bhd's wholly-owned unit Perbadanan Bekalan Air Pulau Pinang Sdn Bhd (PBAPP) is seeking to commercialise its research and development (R&D) project to recycle water...
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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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Alphabet Inc's Google LLC was hit on July 15 with a US lawsuit alleging it copied a smaller firm's patented digital advertising technology.
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COMMENT | In a civilised society, no one will resort to violence, or the threat of violence, to stifle voices that one does not want to hear.
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KUALA LUMPUR, July 15 — Khazanah Nasional Bhd’s divestment of its 40 per cent stake in Malaysian Shoaiba Consortium Sdn Bhd will allow the sovereign wealth fund to exit the consortium with a healt...
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KUALA LUMPUR (July 15): Khazanah Nasional Bhd clarified today that it divested its 40% stake in Malaysian Shoaiba Consortium Sdn Bhd for a "healthy profit", as the project was completed and fully oper...
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Khazanah Nasional Bhd’s divestment of its 40 percent stake in Malaysian Shoaiba Consortium Sdn Bhd will allow it to exit with a healthy profit at a value based on future cash flows of the project.
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KUALA LUMPUR: Khazanah Nasional Bhd made a healthy profit from the sale of its 40% stake in Malaysian Shoaiba Consortium Sdn Bhd to Malakoff Corporation Bhd as it had achieved the commercial objectives of its investment.
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KUALA LUMPUR: SME Bank Malaysia Bhd, which is embarking on a two-year transformation programme, is targeting to approve RM3.5bil in financing to small and medium enterprises (SMEs) this year.
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KUALA LUMPUR, July 12 — Senior lawyer Datuk Roger Tan Kor Mee is one of the two latest additions to the special task force probing the high-profile enforced disappearances of Pastor Raymond Koh and ...
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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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PETALING JAYA: Boustead Heavy Industries Corp Bhd (BHIC) has appointed six new directors to its board.
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KUCHING: Malaysia is very unlikely to be hit by haze this year, according to forecasts made using a technique developed by scientists, said Academy of Sciences Malaysia (ASM) fellow Datuk Dr Abu Bakar...
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SINGAPORE: PetroChina Co looks cheap on many levels, perhaps none more so than comparing it to the value of its reserves beneath the Earth’s surface.
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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 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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Home to a Peach Street, an Orange Street and a Lemon Street, the Fruit Belt district of Buffalo, New York, has been known by that name since German settlers planted orchards there in the 1800s.
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KOTA KINABALU: The move to lower the age bracket for youths from 40 to 30 will spark more interest from this target group to be involved in youth clubs and organisations.
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LETTER | The Selangor menteri besar rightly decided to rename Jalan Semangat in Petaling Jaya to Jalan Prof Khoo Kay Kim within weeks of the latter’s demise.
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SEPANG: The first batch of 483 Haj pilgrims left for the Holy Land today on a Malaysia Airlines flight from the KL International Airport (KLIA) here at 5.30am.
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SEPANG, July 4 — The first batch of 483 Haj pilgrims left for the Holy Land today on a Malaysia Airlines flight from the KL International Airport (KLIA) here at 5.30am.
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KUALA LUMPUR: London Biscuits Bhd announced yesterday that it has defaulted in RM9.83 million debt repayment to Bank of Nova Scotia Bhd (BNSB) due to “cash flow constraint”.
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A man burst on to a stage and poured water over the head of Baidu CEO Robin Li as the founder of China’s dominant search engine spoke at a company-sponsored event on Artificial Intelligence on July 3.
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ZURICH, July 2 — Credit Suisse wealth management boss Iqbal Khan is leaving Switzerland’s second-largest bank in the latest high-level departure under Chief Executive Tidjane Thiam.
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KUALA LUMPUR: Setiawangsa Member of Parliament Nik Nazmi Nik Ahmad and his wife of 14 years, Dr Imaan Abdul Rahim, are officially divorced.
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KUALA LUMPUR: The government is set to table a Bill in Parliament to set up the long awaited Independent Police Complaints and Misconduct Commission (IPCMC), says Datuk Liew Vui Keong.
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KUALA LUMPUR (July 1): Felda settlers are putting their trust in the new Felda chairman Tan Sri Mohd Bakke Salleh to raise the status of the settlers and ensure sustainability of the agency.
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KUALA LUMPUR (July 1): Ranhill Holdings Bhd, via its wholly-owned unit Ranhill Water Services Sdn Bhd (RWS), has secured a two-year contract worth RM151.5 million for non-revenue water (NRW) reduction...
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First facility opened in Hong Kong in 2001 – now there are 369. On the mainland, the industry has grown by more than 122% each year.
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KUALA LUMPUR (July 1): Green Packet Bhd said its founder Puan Chan Cheong has been redesignated today as group managing director and chief executive officer (CEO) from non-executive director in a mana...
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PETALING JAYA: The education ministry (MoE) has expressed its disappointment that its partnership agreement with a children’s dance competition was abused by organisers who included adults flouting ...