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MAY 20 — Our society needs constructive contribution from good NGOs (non-governmental organisations) to grow.
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PETALING JAYA: The government is seeking a full repayment of the RM253.6 million loan owed by the National Feedlot Corporation Sdn Bhd (NFCorp). Finance Minister Lim Guan Eng said the Attorney-Genera...
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PETALING JAYA: Australian media reported today that the Lynas rare earths plant in Kuantan, Pahang, faced a potential class action by Australian law firm Maurice Blackburn over delays in its establish...
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KUALA LUMPUR, May 20 — Reports of rare earth mining company Lynas Corp being the subject of a potential class action suit during its establishment back in 2016 has emerged just a day before the comp...
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KUALA NERUS: The daily routine of this 15-year-old starts as early as 5.30am with numerous household chores and helping to care for her youngest sibling, who is still a toddler, before going to school.
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Transport Minister Anthony Loke recently stated in an interview that Indonesian ride-hailing company, Go-Jek has expressed an interest to enter Malaysia.
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KUALA LUMPUR, May 18 — Indonesia’s ride-hailing Go-Jek has expressed interest to operate in Malaysia.
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KUALA LUMPUR, May 18 — Kelantan has withdrawn its oil royalty lawsuit against national petroleum company Petronas, the state government’s lawyer Aleeya Elyana Ahmad Mahreez confirmed.
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I just got back from London yesterday after 12 days of travelling. Made a dash to Kraków and Warsaw, Poland in between hectic days of meetings in London. London was its usual busy metropolis whereas Kraków and Warsaw are two lovely cities that are very livable and relatively modern by European standards.
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ACTRESS Mia Nasir, who is in a relationship with a businessman for three years now, may be getting married by the end of this year or early next year, reported Kosmo!.Mia, 28, said her boyfriend, who only wanted to be known as “Mr Adam”, is 29 and of Indian Muslim-English parentage, adding that they met on Facebook three years ago during Ramadan.
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KUALA LUMPUR (May 18): Earlier this month, the High Court recorded a consent judgment between the Securities Commission Malaysia and businessman Datuk Ishak Ismail, requiring him to pay a fine just sh...
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PUTRAJAYA: The Kuala Terengganu sessions court’s decision to fine RM1.56 million each on two Vietnamese poachers has been the highest amount so far for wildlife crimes in the country’s history, ac...
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PUTRAJAYA, May 17 — The Kuala Terengganu Sessions Court’s decision to fine RM1.56 million two Vietnamese poachers has been the highest amount so far for wildlife crimes in the country’s history,...
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This article is co-written by Sarah Dai.
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Lots of landed, why buy high-rise units?
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Managing the health of the planet, fighting discrimination or boosting innovation in the arts; the fields in which Artificial Intelligence can help humans are countless, and an ambitious London exhibition aims to prove it.
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THE Federation of Private Medical Practitioners’ Associations Malaysia (FPMPAM) would like to share the press statement released in March 2014 by the director-general of Health, Datuk Dr Noor Hisham...
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PETALING JAYA: Two Vietnamese who pleaded guilty to 20 counts of illegal possession of wildlife parts could spend 12 years in jail if they fail to settle their fines, a lawyer said.
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PUTRAJAYA: The elderly couple convicted of causing the death of their Indonesian maid claim that they were wrongly sentenced to 20 years jail by the Federal Court.
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KUALA LUMPUR (May 16): The Communications and Multimedia Content Forum (CMCF) is proposing four amendments to the Malaysian Communications and Multimedia Content Code, one of which will allow the airi...
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KUALA LUMPUR: Malaysia’s economy grew by 4.5% in the first quarter of 2019 (1Q 2019), with private sector activity remaining the key growth driver.
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PUTRAJAYA: An elderly couple convicted of causing the death of their Indonesian maid have claimed that they were wrongly sentenced to 20 years’ jail by the Federal Court.
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WHEN 1Malaysia Development Bhd (1MDB) was given a government grant of only RM20 million, although it had sought RM3 billion for SRC International Sdn Bhd, the latter, led by its director Nik Faisal Ar...
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PETALING JAYA: The Kuala Terengganu Sessions Court has meted out a whopping RM1.56mil fine on two Vietnamese nationals caught poaching, making it the biggest fine ever imposed for wildlife crime.
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KUALA LUMPUR, May 16 — Malaysia’s economy grew by 4.5 per cent in the first quarter of 2019 (1Q 2019), with private sector activity remaining the key growth driver.
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KUALA LUMPUR (May 16): Bank Negara Malaysia (BNM) says Malaysia's economy grew 4.5% for the first quarter of 2019 (1Q19), partly supported by a rebound in the agriculture sector as production improved...
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LONDON, May 16 — Managing the health of the planet, fighting discrimination or boosting innovation in the arts; the fields in which Artificial Intelligence can help humans are countless, and an ambi...
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KUALA LUMPUR (May 16): The domestic assets under management (AUM) in Malaysia is expected to rise 70% to US$729 billion by 2028, from US$435 billion in 2018, according to Morgan Stanley.
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JOHOR BARU: After abusing drugs for 17 years Razlan Zainal Abidin (pic) was given a second chance in life and he decided to make it count.
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PETALING JAYA: The Kuala Terengganu Sessions Court today fined two Vietnamese nationals RM1.56 million and sentenced them to two years jail after they were convicted of illegal possession of wildlife ...
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JAKARTA: The Indonesian stock-market slump deepened as foreign funds pulled out of the local market. With almost every other Asian market still in the green, it is now the first in Asia to lose the rally it posted earlier this year.
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JERUSALEM, May 14 — An Israeli spyware company named in a Financial Times report on a WhatsApp security flaw prides itself on “rigorous, ethical standards” despite previous links to alleged espi...
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PUTRAJAYA: The discovery of mass graves and human trafficking camps in Wang Kelian in January 2015 came as a shock to the National Security Council (NSC). Then Perlis NSC director, Safrul Faiz Abd Sa...
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WANG KELIAN RCI | The Royal Commission of Inquiry into the discovery of temporary transit camps and graves in Wang Kelian was told today that more than half of the 106km border shared by Perlis and Th...
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PUTRAJAYA (Bernama): The Royal Commission of Inquiry (RCI) into the discovery of temporary transit camps and graves in Wang Kelian has been told that more than half of the 106km border shared by Perlis and Thailand is fenceless.
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PUTRAJAYA: A Perlis National Security Council official told the Wang Kelian royal commission of inquiry into mass graves he was shocked to learn about the discovery of a jungle transit camp for illega...
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PUTRAJAYA, May 14 ― A former Perlis National Security Council (NSC) director today expressed shock over the discovery of human trafficking camps along the state border with Thailand in Wang Kelian, ...
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JAKARTA: The Indonesian stock-market slump deepened Tuesday as foreign funds pulled out of the local market. With almost every other Asian market still in the green, it is now the first in Asia to lose the rally it posted earlier this year.
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First, the company announces that its digital subsidiary has secured a high eight digit millions investment from a leading Japanese conglomerate which has valued it portfolio at US$500 million.
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ISLAMABAD, May 13 — Pakistan and the IMF have reached a new agreement securing a US$6 billion (RM24.9 billion) bailout for the cash-strapped country, officials said yesterday, following months of pa...
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SINGAPORE: The 2020s are set to be the Asian decade, with the continent dominating an exclusive list of economies expected to sustain growth rates of around 7%.
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PKR Youth chief Akmal Nasir is prepared to reveal the identity of a whistleblower who revealed the alleged mismanagement of funds meant for orphans by the Islamic Economic Development Foundation (Yape...
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JOHOR BARU: When her marriage failed, Ratna Hayati Ramlan decided to play the cards she was dealt with in life.
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PETALING JAYA: Former top cop Musa Hassan wants Putrajaya to make sure members of the police force are not victimised after the setting up of the Independent Police Complaints and Misconduct Commissio...
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MELAKA, May 11 ― The Wildlife and National Parks Department (Perhilitan) has given two individuals believed to be involved in the death of a clouded leopard at a farm in Kampung Kemuning, Alor Gajah...
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MELAKA: The Wildlife and National Parks Department (Perhilitan) has given two individuals believed to be involved in the death of a clouded leopard at a farm in Kampung Kemuning, Alor Gajah, a week to...
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MELAKA (Bernama): The Wildlife and National Parks Department (Perhilitan) has given two individuals believed to be involved in the death of a clouded leopard at a farm in Kampung Kemuning, Alor Gajah, a week's time to come forward and record their statements.
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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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What are we to do? by Lin See-Yan UNLIKE the consultations last year, the 2019 annual sessions of the National People’s Congress (NPC) in early March (two sessions) was sobering in setting the tone for economic policies in 2019 and beyond.
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SAN FRANCISCO, May 10 — Uber, set to make its stock market debut in one of the largest technology share offerings, has become a disruptive force in local transportation and generated its share of co...
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MAY 10 — In just four years, seven multinational electrical and electronics (E&E) factories have shut whereby 5,245 employees have lost their jobs while foreign direct investment fell sharply from ...
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KLANG (THE STAR/ASIA NEWS NETWORK) - State awards conferred upon former prime minister Najib Razak and his wife Rosmah Mansor by Selangor Ruler Sultan Sharafuddin Idris Shah have been suspended.
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PETALING JAYA (THE STAR/ASIA NEWS NETWORK) - The problems surrounding the 1MDB issue would have been less severe had it been tackled years earlier by then premier Najib Razak, says Malaysia MP Anwar I...
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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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PETALING JAYA: If the 1Malaysia Development Berhad (1MDB) issue was tackled years ago, it would not be as severe as it is now, says Datuk Seri Anwar Ibrahim.
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One of the early promises of the ride-hailing era ushered in by Uber and Lyft was that the new entrants would complement public transit, reduce car ownership, and help alleviate urban congestion.
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KUALA LUMPUR, May 9 — Datuk Seri Anwar Ibrahim has told a talk show he found it shocking that the parties involved in the 1Malaysia Development Berhad (1MDB) scandal continued with their “spending...
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KUALA LUMPUR (May 8): The International Islamic Liquidity Management Corporation (IILM) has successfully reissued US$600 million in short-term sukuk in two series.
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IPOH: The Health Ministry has been carrying out measures to improve the nutrition of orang asli children in Pos Kemar, Gerik, since 2010 under its Community Feeding Programme, says the Perak Mentri Besar’s office.
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Nidec, a Japan-based motor manufacturer company responsible for producing 85% of all HDD spindle motors, has predicted that the global shipment of HDDs is expected to fall by a significant margin.
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SHAH ALAM (Bernama): Ninety-seven "grounded" fire engines belonging to the Malaysian Fire and Rescue Department (FRD) are still in the process of repair.
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IPOH, May 7 — Perak Mentri Besar Datuk Seri Ahmad Faizal Azumu today said he will ask the authorities to look into a news report claiming Orang Asli children in Gerik were becoming malnourished beca...
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IPOH: The Health Ministry has been carrying out programmes to improve nutrition among orang asli children at Pos Kemar near Gerik since 2010.
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5G, the fifth generation of wireless, promises lightning-fast download speeds and could lay the foundation for high-tech advancements like self-driving cars.
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SINGAPORE: Higher entrance levies haven’t stopped rich Singaporeans or those just feeling lucky from flocking to the country’s only two casinos.
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KUALA LUMPUR: The High Court heard today that three deposits totalling RM42 million were credited into the private accounts of former prime minister Najib Razak.
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KUALA LUMPUR (May 6): Malaysia’s economy reached a new height of RM1.45 trillion in 2018, at current prices, after a rebasing exercise from base year 2010 to 2015, said the Department of Statistics...
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KUALA LUMPUR (May 6): The gross domestic product (GDP) for 2019 is maintained at a moderate level as projected despite the rebasing of data from base year 2010 to 2015.
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KUALA LUMPUR: Malaysia's economy reached a new height of RM1.45 trillion in 2018, at current prices, after a rebasing exercise from base year 2010 to 2015, said the Department of Statistics Malaysia (DoSM).
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KUALA LUMPUR (May 6): Malaysia’s economy reached a new height of RM1.45 trillion in 2018, at current prices, after a rebasing exercise from base year 2010 to 2015, said the Department of Statistics ...
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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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Malaysia Club Network (MYCN) will be raising funds through equity crowdfunding (ECF) to finance the development of its mobile app as it aims to gain traction among young party-goers.
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Rather than issues, the Sandakan by-election campaign has so far been about the personalities of two candidates with similar starts to their political lives and different approaches to campaigning.  ...
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KUALA LUMPUR: Attorney-General (AG) Tommy Thomas today revealed that his two immediate predecessors refused to implement the Rome Statute of the International Criminal Court (ICC) despite the then Bar...
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TO hear many investors tell it, Greece is in the midst of a supercharged recovery after being the euro debt crisis’ poster child and suffering under years of recession and austerity.
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WHILE there have been concerns that YTL Cement Bhd’s acquisition of Lafarge Malaysia Bhd may breach competition laws in the country, the competition watchdog says that it is not in a position to stop such mergers and acquisitions (M&As) from taking place.
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KOTA KINABALU, May 3 — Bersih 2.0 should listen to Lim Guan Eng’s speech first before comparing him to former prime minister Datuk Seri Najib Razak, said Sabah DAP secretary Chan Foong Hin.
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SANDAKAN POLLS | Sabah DAP secretary Chan Foong Hin is disappointed at Bersih for claiming that Finance Minister Lim Guan Eng's speech in Sandakan is no different from Najib Abdul Razak's speeches in ...
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PETALING JAYA: Gerakan has criticised the government's proposal to provide RM6bil in allowances and salaries to assist fresh graduates at work as a "populist attempt" to fish for youth support.
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KUALA LUMPUR, May 3 — Bursa Malaysia’s blue chips managed to recoup some of their early losses to end higher at mid-day, lifted by some buying interest.
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KUALA LUMPUR, May 3 — Malaysia has recorded the highest month-on-month (m-o-m) export growth since April 2010 when exports in March this year grew by 26.2 per cent while total trade surged by 25.9 p...
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MP SPEAKS | The objections raised by the police in the setting up of the Independent Police Complaints and Misconduct Commission (IPCMC) is unfounded and ought not take precedence over the bigger inte...
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SANDAKAN POLLS | Election watchdog Bersih has slammed Finance Minister Lim Guan Eng for promising to solve parking woes in Sandakan only if Pakatan Harapan candidate Vivian Wong won the upcoming by-e...
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PETALING JAYA: Bukit Gelugor MP Ramkarpal Singh today criticised opposition by the police to the proposed Independent Police Complaints and Misconduct Commission (IPCMC), saying the Federal Constituti...
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WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange told a London court on Thursday his work had protected “many people” and refused to agree to be extradited to the United States to face trial for one of the larges...
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PETALING JAYA: Bersih 2.0 has taken Lim Guan Eng to task for suggesting that he would approve a parking project in Sandakan if DAP’s Vivian Wong wins the upcoming by-election there.
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KUALA LUMPUR: Blue chips got off to a lacklustre start on Friday, continuing from the previous day in the absence of strong leads, with Hong Leong Bank and Public Bank weighing on the FBM KLCI.
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KUALA LUMPUR: The High Court was told today that SRC International Sdn Bhd received a grant of RM20 million from the Malaysian government as startup capital.
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This article is from an episode of Matrix Moments by Matrix Partners India, a podcast featuring candid conversations on what it really takes to survive the startup world.
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KUALA LUMPUR: The High Court was told that 1Malaysia Development Bhd (1MDB) asked for a RM3bil grant from the Economic Planning Unit (EPU) to set up its subsidiary SRC International Sdn Bhd, but failed to secure the amount.
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KUALA LUMPUR (May 2): The former Economic Planning Unit (EPU) deputy director-general (macro) of the Prime Minister's Department Datuk Dr Kamariah Noruddin told the High Court here today that 1Malaysi...
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KUALA LUMPUR: A former Economic Planning Unit (EPU) senior officer told the High Court in Najib Razak’s SRC International trial today that 1MDB had sought RM3 billion from the government as a grant ...
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KUALA LUMPUR, May 2 — State investment firm 1Malaysia Development Berhad (1MDB) solicited a RM3 billion federal grant directly via Datuk Seri Najib Razak to set up SRC International Sdn Bhd as a spe...
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WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange has been sentenced to 50 weeks in prison in the United Kingdom for skipping bail when he fled to the Ecuadorean embassy.
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WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange was sentenced to 50 weeks in jail by a London court on Wednesday for skipping bail to enter the Ecuadorean embassy, where he was holed up for almost seven years until ...
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PUTRAJAYA, May 1 — With fewer than 200 Malayan tigers left in the wild, Water, Land and Natural Resources Minister Dr Xavier Jayakumar is on a mission to stop their population from falling further.
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SANDAKAN: As the DAP crosses swords with Parti Bersatu Sabah (PBS) in the Sandakan by-election, DAP veteran Lim Kit Siang is asking if PBS leader Datuk Seri Dr Maximus Ongkili, a former minister in the previous federal government, ever spoke up on the 1 Malaysia Development Bhd (1MDB) scandal.
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PUTRAJAYA, May 1 — Water, Land and Natural Resources Minister Dr Xavier Jayakumar is dissatisfied with certain land issues but admitted that his hands are tied without the support and help of state ...
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PETALING JAYA: Destini Bhd has announced the appointment of the former head of Export-Import Bank of Malaysia Bhd (EXIM Bank), Norzilah Mohammed, as its group deputy CEO.