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Topic: 2011

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SIBU (Bernama): The Festive Season Price Control Scheme (FSPCS) for Gawai Dayak (Dayak Festival) in Sarawak and Kaamatan (harvest festival) in Sabah has been extended to 14 days this year compared to only seven days previously.
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My Point by Manokaran Mottain Malaysia is one of the countries forging ahead with Industry 4.0 (IR4.0). The objective is to modernise our industrial capability, and transform the economy from a low-cost manufacturing country into a high-value competing manufacturer.
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San Francisco-based investor Paul Bragiel said he needed to be asked three or four times before he accepted an invitation from Singapore to come check out its tech scene.
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SINGAPORE, May 24 — San Francisco-based investor Paul Bragiel said he needed to be asked three or four times before he accepted an invitation from Singapore to come check out its tech scene.
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GANDHINAGAR (India), May 24 — When he was chief minister of the Indian state of Gujarat in 2011, Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi kicked off an ambitious project to develop a financial hub in the...
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One of the best-selling videogame franchises of all time, life simulation The Sims is giving away its most recent version over the course of the next week.
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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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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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THOUGH Tan Sri Richard Malanjum retired as Chief Justice of the Federal Court on April 12, the tributes are still pouring in.
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KUANTAN: Pahang has declared 40 days of mourning for the public following the passing of former Sultan of Pahang, Paduka Ayahanda Sultan Ahmad Shah Al-Musta’in Billah.
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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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KUCHING: The Ministry of Domestic Trade and Consumer Affairs has listed 18 items under the Festive Season Price Control Scheme (FSPCS) in conjunction with Aidilfitri and 14 items for Gawai Dayak which...
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KUCHING, May 22 — The Ministry of Domestic Trade and Consumer Affairs has listed 18 items under the Festive Season Price Control Scheme (FSPCS) in conjunction with Aidilfitri and 14 items for Gawai ...
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DESPITE its earlier reservations about approving an initial RM2 billion loan to SRC International Sdn Bhd in 2011, the seven-member investment panel of Kumpulan Wang Persaraan (Diperbadankan) (KWAP) l...
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THE public prosecutor called seven new witnesses and recalled one witness to the stand last week to testify to the involvement of former prime minister Datuk Seri Najib Razak in the alleged misappropr...
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KUALA LUMPUR, May 22 — Malaysians have to change their mindset and start caring for rivers, the developer of the River of Life (RoL) project said.
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GEORGE TOWN: Seberang Prai Municipal Council (MPSP) president Datuk Rozali Mohamud is the natural choice to assume the mayor post when Seberang Prai obtains full-fledged city status sometime next month.
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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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KUALA LUMPUR: Each morning, the din of a motorcycle engine fills a boarding school dormitory as a man wearing a kopiah (Malay headgear), baju Melayu and sarong revs up the bike along the narrow corridors of the building.
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MAY 22 — As I settle into middle-age, I find it disconcerting how many youngsters and 20-somethings I meet with have some kind of anxiety.
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KUALA LUMPUR (May 21): The increasing popularity of mobile payment in Malaysia is not considered a material threat to Malaysian banks, says RAM Rating Services Bhd.
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KUALA LUMPUR, May 21 ― The increasing popularity of mobile payment in Malaysia is not considered a material threat to Malaysian banks, says RAM Rating Services Bhd.
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WASHINGTON, May 21 ― The top official at the US communications regulator yesterday announced his support for the proposed US$26 billion (RM108.65 billion) merger between telecoms firms Sprint and T-...
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PETALING JAYA: The increasing popularity of mobile payment due to the high mobile penetration rate is not seen as a material threat to Malaysian banks, according to RAM Ratings.
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PETALING JAYA: The National Feedlot Corporation (NFCorp) still owes the government over RM253mil in loan and interest, says Finance Minister Lim Guan Eng.
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KUALA LUMPUR • The Malaysian government is seeking the repayment of a loan of more than RM250 million (S$83 million) to private company National Feedlot Corp (NFC), Finance Minister Lim Guan Eng sai...
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PENDANG: Police busted a motorcycle theft gang, known as ‘Pit Sym Group’, following the arrest of one of its members in Kampung 15 Relong, here, on May 13.
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PETALING JAYA: The National Feedlot Corporation already has a buyer willing to fully settle the outstanding amount the company owes the federal government, says its chairman, Mohamad Salleh Ismail.
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PETALING JAYA: The National Feedlot Corporation (NFC) already has a buyer willing to fully settle the outstanding amount the company owes the federal government, says its chairman, Datuk Seri Dr Mohamad Salleh Ismail.
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KUALA LUMPUR (May 20): The Ministry of Finance is now seeking a full repayment of the RM250 million loan it extended to the National Feedlot Corp Sdn Bhd (NFCorp) in 2008, after the latter defaulted o...
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KUALA LUMPUR - The Malaysian government is seeking repayment of more than RM250 million (S$82.4 million) lent out to private company National Feedlot Corp (NFC), Finance Minister Lim Guan Eng said on ...
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KUALA LUMPUR (May 20): The Ministry of Finance is now seeking a full repayment of the RM250 million loan it extended to the National Feedlot Corp Sdn Bhd (NFCorp) in 2008, after the latter defaulted o...
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KUALA LUMPUR, May 20 — The attorney general (AG) will be mounting a lawsuit to compel the National Feedlot Corporation Sdn Bhd (NFCorp) to cough up RM253,618,455.03 which it owes the federal governm...
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PETALING JAYA: The National Feedlot Corporation (NFC) still owes the government over RM250mil, says Finance Minister Lim Guan Eng.
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PETALING JAYA: The government has decided to seek full repayment of the RM250 million loan given to National Feedlot Corporation Sdn Bhd (NFCorp) in 2008, along with interest and late interest charges...
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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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KOTA KINABALU: The health of Malaysia’s last surviving male Sumatran rhino is fast fading.
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KOTA KINABALU: The health of Malaysia's last surviving male Sumatran rhinoceros is deteriorating, said Sabah's Tourism, Culture and Environment Minister Christina Liew on Sunday (May 19).
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KOTA KINABALU: Sabah wildlife authorities face a nervous wait as one of the last two Sumatran rhinos in the state is not responding well to treatment.
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KOTA KINABALU: The health of Malaysia's last surviving male Sumatran rhino is fast fading.
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KULAI: Johor Domestic Trade and Consumer Affairs Ministry has seized fake engine oil worth RM45,692 in an operation at a premises here.
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KUALA LUMPUR: Dogged by illness and advanced age, the career of Malaysian badminton superstar Lee Chong Wei appears to be nearing the end.
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PUTRAJAYA: A former prime minister and an ex-defence minister were clearly involved in the land swap deal for the development of the Muara Tuang and Penrissen camps in Sarawak, an audit on the Defence Ministry (Mindef) has found.
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KUALA LUMPUR: Dogged by illness and advanced age, the career of Malaysian badminton superstar Lee Chong Wei appears to be nearing the end.
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Malaysian prosecutors this week sought to show how funds flowed from the country's largest civil service pension fund into Najib Razak's personal bank accounts, as the first of five criminal trials ag...
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This article is co-written by Iris Deng.
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KUALA LUMPUR (May 17): Bursa Malaysia today granted an extension of time for two Practice Note 17 (PN17) status companies, TH Heavy Engineering Bhd (THHE) and MAA Group Bhd, to submit their regularisa...
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Japanese venture capital firm Global Brain invested an undisclosed amount in rewards-based crowdfunding site Campfire through its GB-VII Growth Fund Investment Limited Partnership.
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Back in 2011, Chinese online streaming site iQiyi paid for the rights to Transformers: Dark of the Moon, betting that the Michael Bay-directed Hollywood blockbuster would help jumpstart its efforts to...
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KUCHING: Engineering solutions provider, Pansar Bhd has secured the Sibu Flood Mitigation Project Phase 3 contract worth RM78mil from Kiasan Engineering Sdn Bhd.
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When Yu Sasamoto joined Twitter Inc as head of Japan in 2014, he looked at the revenue figures for the country and thought, “This is a little bit small.”
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IPOH: A man has been arrested after his wife lodged a police report saying he abused her and their two children.
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(May 17): Rap star Pras Michel declared he is "totally innocent" of the illegal U.S. campaign finance charges leveled against him last week -- and he has a distinctive way of broadcasting that.
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A couple of days ago, researchers at the Dutch university, Vrije Universiteit Amsterdam (VU Amsterdam), reported the Microarchitectural Data Sampling (MDS) security vulnerability that could severely a...
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A new Pokémon game just surprised launched for mobile devices in Australia, and it’s coming to the rest of the world soon, The Pokémon Company International announced on May 15.
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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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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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Dubbed as the most famous road race in the world, the Mille Miglia is a 1,600 km race across Italy which dates back as far as 1927.
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NINE prosecution witnesses testified in Datuk Seri Najib Razak’s SRC International Sdn Bhd trial last week.
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KUALA LUMPUR (May 16): DXN Holdings Bhd’s owners are exploring a sale of the Malaysian health supplement producer, in a deal that could value the firm at as much as US$1 billion including debt, peop...
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KUALA LUMPUR (BLOOMBERG) - DXN Holdings Bhd's owners are exploring a sale of the Malaysian health supplement producer, in a deal that could value the firm at as much as US$1 billion (S$1.37 billion) i...
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KUALA LUMPUR (May 16): Ihsan Perdana Sdn Bhd managing director Datuk Dr Shamsul Anwar Sulaiman (pictured) told the court that he did not know the RM42 million cash transfers made by the company betwee...
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PUTRAJAYA (May 16): The duration of the Festive Season Price Control Scheme (FSPCS) for Aidilfitri this year has been extended to 30 days compared with 15 days before and includes the addition of 27 t...
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KUALA LUMPUR: DXN Holdings Bhd.’s owners are exploring a sale of the Malaysian health supplement producer, in a deal that could value the firm at as much as US$1bil (RM4.17bil) including debt, people with knowledge of the matter said.
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PUTRAJAYA, May 16 ― The duration of the Festive Season Price Control Scheme (FSPCS) for Aidilfitri this year has been extended to 30 days compared to 15 days before and includes the addition of 27 t...
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SHANGHAI: CK Asset Holdings Ltd, one of Hong Kong’s biggest developers, is considering selling its stake in a large project in Shanghai, according to people familiar with the matter.
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PUTRAJAYA: The duration of the Festive Season Price Control Scheme (FSPCS) for Aidilfitri this year has been extended to 30 days compared to 15 days before and includes the addition of 27 types of goo...
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PETALING JAYA: Your organisation may deserve an award but be aware of vanity awards disguised as legitimate prizes.
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PUTRAJAYA (May 15): The duration of the Festive Season Price Control Scheme (FSPCS) for Aidilfitri this year has been extended to 30 days compared with 15 days before and includes the addition of 27 t...
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Volkswagen Passenger Cars Malaysia (VPCM) is set to launch an official pre-owned business in Q3 2019.
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KOTA BHARU (May 15): Eleven plots of land registered in the name of Perbadanan Menteri Besar Kelantan (PMBK) will be auctioned on May 27 following the failure of the developer company to repay its loa...
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KUALA LUMPUR: The High Court here was told today that Ihsan Perdana Sdn Bhd (IPSB) received grants totalling RM40 million a year to organise corporate social responsibility (CSR) programmes for 1Malay...
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KUALA LUMPUR (May 15): Ihsan Perdana Sdn Bhd managing director Datuk Dr Shamsul Anwar Sulaiman (pictured) told the court that he did not know the RM42 million cash transfers made by the company betwee...
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KOTA BARU, May 15 — Eleven plots of land registered in the name of Perbadanan Menteri Besar Kelantan (PMBK) will be auctioned on May 27 following the failure of the developing company to pay back it...
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KUALA LUMPUR (May 15): An apparel company was fined RM40,000 by the Sessions Court here today for the possession of 5,556 imitation Fipper slippers.
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PUTRAJAYA: The Customs Department had prior information of the existence of human trafficking camps in Wang Kelian, Perlis before it was first discovered in January 2015, but could not act due to insu...
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KUALA LUMPUR: An apparel company was fined RM40,000 by the sessions court here today for the possession of 5,556 imitation Fipper slippers.
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Perbadanan Menteri Besar Kelantan (PMBK) has blamed the auction of state lands for RM66.7 million on its joint-venture partner, which it had allowed to use the lands as collateral for loans in the dev...
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KUALA LUMPUR, May 15 — An apparel company was fined RM40,000 by the Sessions Court here today for the possession of 5,556 imitation Fipper slippers.
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Security researchers and Intel have recently disclosed a security vulnerability that has a major impact on a huge number of processors that Intel has released since 2011.
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SO near, yet so far. Timor-Leste has been trudging on for eight years but the road to membership in Asean remains a long and winding one for Asia’s youngest democracy.
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KUALA LUMPUR (May 15): Kumpulan Wang Persaraan Diperbadankan (KWAP) legal and secretarial vice-president Azlida Mazni Arshad will take the witness stand for the third day running in Datuk Seri Najib ...
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KUALA LUMPUR: The investment panel of the Retirement Fund Incorporated (KWAP) was not bound to instructions from third parties, including the prime minister and finance minister, in any loan application, the High Court heard.
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Sweetly sinister adventure Little Misfortune attracted further interest through its free demo.
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IMPOSSIBLE Foods has announced a US$300 million (RM1.25 billion) funding round.
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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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KUALA LUMPUR (May 14): Datuk Seri Najib Razak, in his capacity as then Finance Minister, signed a Government guarantee letter for the second RM2 billion loan extended to SRC International Sdn Bhd, tes...
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It looks like Facebook could be looking at a long period of scrutinization over its privacy policies and business practices by the US government’s Federal Trade Commission (FTC). 20 years of scrutin...
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KUALA LUMPUR: The High Court heard today a guarantee letter signed by Najib Razak for an additional RM2 billion loan to SRC International Sdn Bhd was dated earlier than the directive to approve the su...
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The (FK8) Honda Civic Type R has placed yet another feather in its cap, by setting the fastest ever lap time of the Mount Panorama circuit in a Front Wheel Drive (FWD) production car.
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KLANG (May 14): Good news for motorists here who have still not paid their parking fines.
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The social media giant Facebook Inc is headed toward an agreement with the US government over its privacy policies and practices that would put it under 20 years of oversight, according to a source knowledgeable about the discussions.
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KUALA LUMPUR (May 14): The government will form a solid and effective mechanism to give out permits and licences at the Ministry of Agriculture and Agro-based Industry to prevent abuse of quotas, wast...
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KUALA LUMPUR, May 14 — The Retirement Fund Incorporated’s (KWAP) investment panel need not obey instructions from the prime minister or Cabinet members when approving loans within its purview, the...
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KUALA LUMPUR: Datuk Seri Najib Razak's alleged instructions to the Retirement Fund Incorporated (KWAP) to approve loans to SRC International Sdn Bhd in 2011 were not recorded in the fund's investment panel meeting minutes, the High Court heard.
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PUTRAJAYA: The Federal Court today ruled that the Penang government is not empowered under the law to set up the voluntary patrol group known as the Voluntary Patrol Scheme or PPS.
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WASHINGTON, May 14 — The US Supreme Court ruled yesterday that a consumer lawsuit accusing Apple of illegally monopolizing the company’s App Store may proceed, opening a new avenue of antitrust li...
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KUALA LUMPUR (May 14) - The Datuk Seri Najib Razak RM42 million abuse of power, criminal breach of trust and money laundering SRC International Sdn Bhd trial continues today and tomorrow for this week...