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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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KUALA LUMPUR: The Federation of Investment Managers Malaysia (FIMM) has appointed Mohd Ridzal Mohd Sheriff as its new chairman, effective June 12.
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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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IPOH: Two individuals were remanded six days from today to help in investigation on a false claim case on the rehabilitation of a river by the Drainage and Irrigation Department (DID) in Perak Centre ...
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GEORGE TOWN (June 19): The High Court yesterday fixed Sept 20 to decide on a suit filed by former Penang Chief Minister Lim Guan Eng (pictured) against Gerakan acting Youth Chief Jason Loo Jieh Sheng ...
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GEORGE TOWN (June 18): The High Court today fixed Sept 20 to decide on a suit filed by former Penang Chief Minister Lim Guan Eng against  Gerakan acting Youth Chief Jason Loo Jieh Sheng over an artic...
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KUALA LUMPUR: The High Court here yesterday fixed July 26 to hear Datin Seri Rosmah Mansor’s application for stay of a decision ordering her to declare her property.
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GEORGE TOWN: The High Court yesterday fixed Sept 20 to decide on a suit filed by former Penang Chief Minister Lim Guan Eng against  Gerakan acting Youth Chief Jason Loo Jieh Sheng over an article on ...
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GEORGE TOWN: An editor with a local Chinese daily told a defamation trial at the High Court here today it published a news report critical of the Penang government’s sale of its land to a private ho...
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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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KUALA LUMPUR: The Refinery and Petrochemical Integrated Development (RAPID) project in Pengerang, Johor, will be fully operational in the fourth quarter of this year (Q419). The US$16 billion (RM66.76...
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KUALA LUMPUR: The High Court here today fixed July 26 to hear Datin Seri Rosmah Mansor’s (pix) application for stay of a decision ordering her to declare her property.
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The High Court in Kuala Lumpur today fixed July 26 to hear Rosmah Mansor's application for stay of a decision ordering her to declare her property.
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KUALA LUMPUR, June 18 — The High Court here today fixed July 26 to hear Datin Seri Rosmah Mansor’s application for stay of a decision ordering her to declare her property.
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KUALA LUMPUR: The forecasted rebound in global crude oil prices is positive for Malaysia's upstream sector as it will revive the industry appetite in exploration and development projects.
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KUALA LUMPUR, June 18 — The US$16 billion (RM66 billion) Refinery and Petrochemical Integrated Development (RAPID) project in Johor is set to begin operations somewhere in the fourth quarter of 2019...
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KUALA LUMPUR (June 18): Finance Minister Lim Guan Eng said the forecasted rebound in crude oil prices augurs well for Malaysia's oil and gas (O&G) industry, as the improved sentiment is expected to re...
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KUALA LUMPUR: Aabar Investments PJS is putting up for sale its entire 9.9% stake in RHB Bank Bhd.
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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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DUBAI • Two executives linked to a Malaysian wealth fund scandal were convicted of financial crimes and sentenced to prison in Abu Dhabi, the Wall Street Journal (WSJ) said, citing people familiar w...
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(June 17): Two executives linked to a Malaysia wealth fund scandal were convicted of financial crimes and sentenced to prison in Abu Dhabi, the Wall Street Journal reported, citing people familiar wit...
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DUBAI (BLOOMBERG) - Two executives linked to a Malaysia wealth fund scandal were convicted of financial crimes and sentenced to prison in Abu Dhabi, the Wall Street Journal reported, citing people fam...
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DUBAI (BLOOMBERG): Two executives linked to a Malaysia wealth fund scandal were convicted of financial crimes and sentenced to prison in Abu Dhabi, the Wall Street Journal (WSJ) reported, citing people familiar with the matter.
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Former chief justice Zaki Azmi has spoken out against the tendency by certain defence lawyers to seek postponements of cases being heard in court.
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Former Chief Justice Tun Zaki Azmin in an interview with Bernama at his residence recently.
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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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KUALA LUMPUR: Former chief justice Zaki Azmi has spoken out against the tendency by certain defence lawyers to seek postponements of cases being heard in court.
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KUALA LUMPUR: Former Chief Justice Tun Zaki Azmi (pix) has spoken out against the tendency of certain defence lawyers to seek postponements of cases being heard in court.
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KUALA LUMPUR, June 16 — Former chief justice Tun Zaki Azmi has spoken out against the tendency by certain defence lawyers to seek postponements of cases being heard in court.
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PETALING JAYA: The Edge Media Group today clarified that it had bought The Malaysian Insider (TMI) in June 2014 without knowing that it was funded by fugitive financier Low Taek Jho, better known as J...
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SHAH ALAM, June 15 — The Selangor Health Department has reminded consumers not to buy and drink raw or unpasteurised milk that is not properly processed.
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KUALA LUMPUR, June 15 — Fugitive financier Low Taek Jho pumped US$9 million into The Malaysian Insider (TMI) in 2010 in a bid to salvage the now-defunct news portal then under attack from Umno, acco...
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The mass protests in Hong Kong this week are likely to have limited short-term impact on the city’s economic outlook, and a potentially more serious one on its long-term prospects.
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PETALING JAYA: The Water Leached Purification residue (WLP) produced by Lynas is classified as very low level waste according to the International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA). Lynas Radiation Safety,...
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LETTER | The Pakatan Harapan government’s 2018 Executive Review Committee found Lynas Malaysia’s operations are low-risk, compliant with relevant regulations and that residue storage facilities ar...
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One of the residues produced at Lynas is WLP, an iron phosphate material that is a very low-level naturally occurring radioactive material (NORM). This WLP residue has the same level of radioactivity ...
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Square, the payments company co-founded by Twitter chief executive Jack Dorsey, has launched an initiative to enable refugee entrepreneurs to accept card and mobile payments, to help get their businesses off the ground.
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KUALA LUMPUR (June 12): Seacera Group Bhd says the Inland Revenue Board (LHDN) has accepted the voluntary declaration by its unit, to settle an overdue tax for the years of assessment of 2009 and 2012...
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KUALA LUMPUR: The Inland Revenue Board has accepted the voluntary declaration made by Seacera Group Bhd's unit Duta Skyline Sdn Bhd to settle RM22.18mil in overdue tax but this had met with objection from Seacera's board.
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There is no need to amend the MACC Act 2009 to improve the procedure for the appointment of the MACC chief commissioner, said Dewan Rakyat speaker Mohamad Ariff Md Yusof.
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KUALA LUMPUR: There is no need to amend Malaysian Anti-Corruption Commission (MACC) Act 2009 to improve the procedure for the appointment of the MACC Chief Commissioner, says Dewan Rakyat Speaker Datu...
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SHAH ALAM: The RM100 million civil suit filed by Mongolian national Altantuya Shaariibuu’s family over her death in 2006 has been adjourned to June 24.
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SHAH ALAM (June 11): The RM100 million civil suit filed by Mongolian model Altantuya Shaariibuu's family over her death in 2006 has been adjourned to June 24.
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KUALA LUMPUR, June 11 — There is no need to amend Malaysian Anti-Corruption Commission (MACC) Act 2009 to improve the procedure for the appointment of the MACC chief commissioner, says Dewan Rakyat ...
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SHAH ALAM (Bernama): The RM100mil civil suit filed by Mongolian model Altantuya Shaariibuu's family over her death in 2006 has been adjourned to June 24.
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The RM100 million civil suit filed by Mongolian model Altantuya Shaariibuu's family over her death in 2006 has been adjourned to June 24.
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KUALA LUMPUR: Dewan Rakyat speaker Mohd Ariff Md Yusof today dismissed the suggestion that the Malaysian Anti-Corruption Commission (MACC) Act 2009 be amended to improve the procedure for the appointm...
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SHAH ALAM, June 11 — The RM100 million civil suit filed by Mongolian model Altantuya Shaariibuu's family over her death in 2006 has been adjourned to June 24.
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SHAH ALAM: Lawyers for Altantuya Shaariibuu’s family today said they are still seeking the exhibits and evidence used during her murder trial in 2006 for the RM100 million lawsuit against the govern...
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Microsoft Corp has what may sound like a counter-intuitive request: Please try to hack into Azure more often.
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CELCOM Axiata Bhd’s sustainability programme implementation at Tasik Chini, Pahang, was recognised by the Asia Responsible Enterprise Award, Green Leadership category for their efforts to empower un...
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KUALA LUMPUR (June 10): Former SRC International Sdn Bhd chairman Tan Sri Ismee Ismail said corporate governance problems at the company was what drove him to resign in August 2014.
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TELUK INTAN: Dewan Rakyat deputy speaker Nga Kor Ming has proposed that Section 5(1) of the Malaysian Anti-Corruption Commission Act (MACC) 2009 be amended to improve the procedure for the appointment...
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TELUK INTAN: Dewan Rakyat deputy Speaker, Nga Kor Ming has proposed that Section 5(1) of the Malaysian Anti-Corruption Commission Act (MACC) 2009 be amended to improve the procedure for the appointmen...
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THE Attorney-General’s Chambers (AGC) officially filed a statement of claim (SoC) with the Kuala Lumpur High Court last Friday against National Feedlot Corp Sdn Bhd (NFC), its chairman Datuk Dr Moha...
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KUALA LUMPUR: The former chairman of the SRC International Sdn Bhd board of directors resigned from the company as he did not agree with the management style of its managing director, the High Court h...
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COMMENT | Amid the swirling controversy following the shocking move of Latheefa Koya being made the MACC chief commissioner, one issue seems to have been met with consensus – the prime minister has ...
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PETALING JAYA: A lawyer says the parliamentary select committee (PSC) on public appointments has no say in the selection of judges, following PSC chairman William Leong’s statement that the recent a...
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KUALA LUMPUR: Next month will be the 10th anniversary of the listing of Xingquan International Sports Holdings Ltd — the first China-based company that was listed on Bursa Malaysia.
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SEOUL: Risks to South Korea’s economic growth have risen mostly from outside the country, warranting stronger policy measures to support growth, the country’s top presidential economic policy aide said.
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SEOUL: On Kia's official Korean Facebook page earlier this week, the company posted a handful of sketches of what looks to be a facelifted Cadenza.
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PETALING JAYA: An academic warned of a possible erosion in the confidence of the people in Prime Minister Dr Mahathir Mohamad and Pakatan Harapan (PH) should it continue to not keep to the promises it...
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KUALA LUMPUR, June 8 ― The Penang government is asking businesses in the state to stop dispensing plastic bags on Mondays starting next month.
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GEORGE TOWN: After imposing a statewide ban on plastic bags 10 years ago, the state government has decided to take the initiative one step further – no plastic bags for shoppers even if they are willing to pay 20 sen starting July 1.
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PETALING JAYA: The Parliament Select Committee (PSC) on public appointments will write a letter to Prime Minister Dr Mahathir Mohamad seeking a meeting with him to discuss future senior public appoint...
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PETALING JAYA: Defence Minister Mohamad Sabu expressed confidence that the prime minister will reconsider Latheefa Koya’s appointment as Malaysian Anti-Corruption Commission (MACC) chief commissione...
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KUALA LUMPUR, June 7 — The Parliament's select committee (PSC) on public appointments will write a letter to Prime Minister Tun Dr Mahathir Mohamad on the issue of its board not being consulted in t...
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BRUSSELS: The European Union has mandated that from 1st July, all new private and commercial electric and hybrid vehicles with four or more wheels must have an Acoustic Vehicle Alert System (AVAS) fit...
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PETALING JAYA: In her first message as chief commissioner of the Malaysian Anti-Corruption Commission (MACC), Latheefa Koya today vowed to put an end to corruption in the country, saying her duty is c...
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KUALA LUMPUR, June 7 — Parliament’s select committee (PSC) on public appointments should be suspended until the Pakatan Harapan (PH) government proves its commitment towards bipartisan consultatio...
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TOKYO: Bank of Japan (BoJ) governor Haruhiko Kuroda warned of the potential dangers of heavy money printing, saying that financial bubbles, when accompanied by excessive lending by commercial banks, tend to trigger financial crises.
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JUNE 6 — It is said that the Prime Minister had not consulted the Cabinet on the appointment of Latheefa Koya as the Chief Commissioner of the Malaysian Anti-Corruption Commission (MACC) (see note 1...
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KOTA KINABALU: Latheefa Koya’s appointment as the new Malaysian Anti-Corruption Commission (MACC) chief does not need to go through the Parliamentary Select Committee (PSC), said de facto law minist...
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KUALA LUMPUR, June 6 — The issue with the appointment of Latheefa Koya as Malaysian Anti-Corruption Commission (MACC) head is not its legality, but how it broke Pakatan Harapan’s (PH) election pro...
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ZURICH, June 6 — Swiss competition authorities said today they had fined five large banks some US$90 million (RM373.7 million) for collusion in foreign exchange trading, following steep fines recent...
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KUALA LUMPUR, June 6 — De facto law minister Datuk Liew Vui Keong today said that Prime Minister Tun Dr Mahathir Mohamad acted within the law to appoint Latheefa Koya as the new Malaysian Anti-Corru...
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De facto Law Minister Liew Vui Keong has come to the prime minister's defence over his move to unilaterally appoint Latheefa Koya as the new MACC chief.
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PETALING JAYA: Gerakan wants newly minted Malaysian Anti-Corruption Commission (MACC) chief commissioner Latheefa Koya to reopen several high profile cases, including Finance Minister Lim Guan Eng’s bungalow case.
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BRUSSELS, June 6 — US tech giant Google has appealed an EU fine of €1.49 billion (RM7 billion) for unfair practices through misuse of its dominant position, a source close the case said yesterday ...
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MACC deputy chief commissioner (operations) Azam Baki said the commission has pledged to give their full support to their newly appointed chief Latheefa Koya.
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CHICAGO, June 5 — Resigned to holding trillions of dollars in bonds and buying yet more to fight future downturns, Federal Reserve officials are debating how to design future asset purchases to be a...
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The DAP Youth has urged newly appointed MACC chief commissioner Latheefa Koya to reopen investigations into the death of party aide Teoh Beng Hock.
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PETALING JAYA: DAP Socialist Youth (DAPSY) has called on newly-appointed MACC chief commissioner Latheefa Koya to reopen the investigation into the death of Teoh Beng Hock.
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LETTER | I guess this year Hari Raya Aidilfitri came early for Latheefa Koya.
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PETALING JAYA: Malaysian Anti-Corruption Commission (MACC) officers will give their full support to their new chief commissioner Latheefa Koya, its deputy chief commissioner (operations) Azam Baki sai...
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PETALING JAYA: Malaysian Anti-Corruption Commission (MACC) personnel are said to be divided over Latheefa Koya’s appointment as the anti-graft agency’s new head.
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PETALING JAYA: Rights lawyer Latheefa Koya has been appointed as head of the Malaysian Anti-Corruption Commission (MACC), replacing Mohd Shukri Abdull whose contract was allowed to expire ahead of its...
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IT is no secret that gaming tycoon Tan Sri Lim Kok Thay believes the odds are good for Genting Singapore Ltd to be awarded a casino licence by the Japanese.
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ADUN SPEAKS | In this article, I will explain why Anwar Ibrahim is, by any acceptable standard, already the prime minister of Malaysia.
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GEORGE TOWN: The Penang government is looking forward to recording half a million attendance at the 10th edition of George Town Festival (GTF) this year, slated for July 13 to 28.
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GEORGE TOWN, June 3 — The annual George Town Festival (GTF) that is usually a month long has been cut to 16 days this year due to lower allocations this year.
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PETALING JAYA: A Penang-based NGO has hit out at authorities’ efforts to seize a mansion belonging to the mother of runaway businessman Low Taek Jho, saying the house has nothing to do with state fu...
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The Attorney-General’s Chambers (AGC) officially filed a statement of claim (SoC) with the Kuala Lumpur High Court last Friday against National Feedlot Corp Sdn Bhd (NFC), its chairman Datuk Dr Moha...
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KUALA LUMPUR, June 3 — Foreign investors have a positive view of Malaysia that can be considered a safe haven amid the ongoing trade war between economic superpowers US and China, Finance Minister L...
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AS A trained biochemist, Clarissa Chong knows better than anyone else that commercial instant noodles were loaded with nasty additives. And she was faced with her greatest nightmare when her eldest daughter came home from kindergarten one day asking for instant noodles.
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KUALA LUMPUR (BLOOMBERG) - Fugitive financier Jho Low is fighting the seizure of his mother's mansion, saying his family has lived in the property since before state investment fund 1Malaysia Developm...
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SINGAPORE: Fugitive financier Jho Low is fighting the seizure of his mother’s mansion, saying his family has lived in the property since before 1MDB existed.