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KUANTAN: Police today recorded a statement from Semambu assemblyman Lee Chean Chung as part of investigations into an anti-Lynas rally held at Taman Gelora here last Sunday.
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KUANTAN, Aug 24 — The police today recorded Semambu assemblyman Lee Chean Chung’s statement to assist with investigations into the anti-Lynas rally held at Taman Gelora here last Sunday.
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KUALA LUMPUR, Aug 24 — Two men arrested last night in Brickfields here for demonstrating against khat lessons in vernacular schools have been released on police bail.
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KUALA LUMPUR, Aug 24 — Foreign businesses such as Australian miner Lynas must follow the rules when doing business in Malaysia, International Trade and Industry Minister Darell Leiking said.
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KUALA LUMPUR: A rally to present an eight-point reform plan for the Indian community and to call for the deportation of controversial preacher Dr Zakir Naik that was planned to be held at Brickfields ...
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WASHINGTON, Aug 24 ― The world's two largest economies, China and the United States, yesterday exchanged blows in the latest escalation in their trade war that has roiled supply chains and whipsawed...
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KUALA LUMPUR: The police have issued a strong warning for the people to stay away from two illegal rallies in ‘’Little India’’, Brickfields, tonight and tomorrow.
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KUALA LUMPUR, Aug 23 — The police have issued a strong warning for the people to stay away from two illegal rallies in ‘Little India’, Brickfields, tonight and tomorrow.
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KUALA LUMPUR, Aug 23 — An ongoing tiered highway project on the Middle Ring Road 2 (MRR2) was ordered to stop by the Department of Environment (DoE) yesterday for failing to overcome the problems of...
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WASHINGTON, Aug 23 — Deutsche Bank has agreed to pay more than US$16 million (RM67 million) to settle charges that it violated US corruption laws by hiring relatives of foreign government officials ...
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KOTA KINABALU: There are people involved in militant activity in Sabah, but the situation is under control, says state Deputy Police Commissioner Datuk Zaini Jass.
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GEORGE TOWN, Aug 23 — The local Penang island government is optimistic it can fully enforce the ban on single-use plastics within the next four years.
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KUALA LUMPUR (Aug 23): Paramount Corp Bhd, which reported a lower second-quarter (2Q) net profit yesterday following the absence of a disposal gain, announced that Benjamin Teo Jong Hian, the son of c...
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GEORGE TOWN: The Penang government today said it has bought 15 Toyota Camry 2.5V cars at a cost of RM2.77 million for its state executive council members to replace the official cars of the same make ...
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KUALA LUMPUR: The public is advised against attending the ‘Say No To Zakir Naik (pix), Equal Rights to Indians and Other Races’ rally this Saturday in Brickfields.
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Hong Kong braced on Friday for further demonstrations and a “stress test” of the city’s international airport at the weekend, as nearly three months of anti-government protests showed no sign of...
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Alphabet Inc’s Google announced on Thursday that its YouTube streaming video service had disabled 210 channels appearing to engage in a coordinated influence operation around the Hong Kong protests,...
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Police today confirmed receiving a notice by organisers of the planned 'Say No to Zakir Naik, Equal Rights To Indians & Other Races' rally, but say that the notice was incomplete and did not meet lega...
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KUALA LUMPUR, Aug 22 —The public is advised against attending the ‘Say No To Zakir Naik, Equal Rights to Indians and Other Races’ rally this Saturday in Brickfields.
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KUALA LUMPUR (Aug 22): Paramount Corp Bhd announced today that Benjamin Teo Jong Hian, the son of chairman and executive director Datuk Teo Chiang Han, has joined the group's board of directors.
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GEORGE TOWN: Penang will call for interested parties to carry out a study on whether the state needs a second international airport or if upgrading the current facilities would suffice to meet future ...
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KUANTAN: Teruntum state assemblyman Sim Chon Siang today confirmed that he had given his statements to assist investigations into the anti-Lynas rally held in Taman Gelora here on Sunday.
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PETALING JAYA: A Malaysian student who was jailed in the UK for possession of child pornography has returned to limelight, after it was revealed that he has enrolled for a postgraduate course at Unive...
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LONDON, Aug 22 — Opec’s share of the global oil market has sunk to 30%, the lowest in years, as a result of supply restraint and involuntary losses in Iran and Venezuela, and there is little sign ...
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Teruntum assemblyperson Sim Chon Siang today confirmed that he gave his statement to assist police investigations into the anti-Lynas rally held in Taman Gelora, Kuantan on Sunday.
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KUANTAN, Aug 22 — Teruntum state assemblyman Sim Chon Siang today confirmed that he had given his statement to assist investigations into the anti-Lynas rally held in Taman Gelora here on Sunday.
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KUANTAN: Teruntum assemblyman Sim Chon Siang has had his statement recorded by the police over his participation in the “Save Malaysia, Stop Lynas” (SMSL) rally last Sunday (Aug 18).
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Some of Hong Kong’s biggest banks published full-page newspaper advertisements on Thursday calling for the preservation of law and order in the Chinese territory and condemning violence, as weeks of...
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KUALA LUMPUR: Malaysian manufacturers are bracing for slower months ahead as business activities in the domestic manufacturing sector dipped in the first half of 2019 (1H19) to the lowest since 2012.
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PETALING JAYA: The Utusan Malaysia and Kosmo!
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KUALA LUMPUR, Aug 21 — Authorities have called up five individuals including two Pahang lawmakers from Pakatan Harapan to have their statements recorded over the rally last weekend in Kuantan agains...
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KUALA LUMPUR (Aug 21): Malaysian manufacturers are bracing for a slowdown in the second half of 2019 (2H19), after business activity in 1H19 fell to its lowest since 2012, amid global economic and pol...
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LOCALLY listed Chin Hin Group Bhd is widely known as one of the largest home-grown building material distributors in Malaysia, but few know of its associate company, Solarvest Holdings Bhd, which is e...
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KUALA LUMPUR: Business activity was sluggish in the first half of 2019 and manufacturers are bracing for slower growth in the second half, according to a joint survey by Malaysian Manufacturers (FMM) and the Malaysian Institute of Economic Research (MIER).
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NEW DELHI: A global glut in natural gas is threatening to undermine a US$4bil investment by Reliance Industries Ltd. aimed at boosting profits at the world’s largest oil refining complex.
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SHAH ALAM: The Federal Govern­ment has to spend around RM16bil a year to treat patients with diseases related to smoking.
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Ahead of Gamescom, Nintendo outlined launch plans for 30 games from independent developers for its Switch console.
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KUALA LUMPUR, Aug 21 — Australian miner Lynas recently obtained a six-month extension on its licence to operate its rare earth refinery in Pahang, sparking controversy as it has yet to remove waste ...
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PUTRAJAYA (Aug 20): The government has submitted that the High Court was right in excluding it as a defendant in a civil suit over the murder of Mongolian Altantuya Shaariibuu (pictured), although two...
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SOFIA, Aug 20 — Seven companies and consortiums, including Russia’s Rosatom and China’s CNNC, have filed offers to become strategic investors in a new 2,000-megawatt nuclear power plant in Bulga...
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Trading in the securities of Utusan Melayu (Malaysia) Bhd will be suspended with effect from Aug 28 and its shares will be de-listed on Aug 30.
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PETALING JAYA: Troubled Malay daily Utusan Malaysia, which is expected to cease publication tomorrow, said it will pay its employees a maximum of RM2,000 each as advance tonight.
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KUALA LUMPUR, Aug 20 — Trading in the securities of Utusan Melayu (Malaysia) Bhd will be suspended with effect from August 28 and its shares will be de-listed on August 30.
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PUTRAJAYA (Aug 20): The government has submitted that the High Court was right in excluding it as a defendant in a civil suit over the murder of Mongolian Altantuya Shaariibuu, although two policemen ...
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SHAH ALAM (Aug 20): The government has to spend around RM16 billion a year to treat patients with diseases due to their smoking habit.
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The government has to spend around RM16 billion a year to treat patients with diseases due to their smoking habit.
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KUALA LUMPUR (Aug 20): Singapore’s owner-operator of purpose-built workers accommodation (PBWA) Centurion Corp Ltd is expanding in Malaysia, which will include a new asset in Johor that offers 3,600...
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Antitrust officials are right to look back at Facebook Inc’s acquisition of Instagram to determine whether the deal harmed competition, Colorado’s attorney general said, adding to calls for renewed scrutiny of the takeover of the photo-sharing site.
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KUALA LUMPUR (Aug 20): Singapore’s owner-operator of purpose-built workers accommodation (PBWA) Centurion Corp Ltd is expanding in Malaysia, which will include a new asset in Johor that offers 3,600...
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SHAH ALAM: For every ringgit the government collects in taxes on cigarettes, it expects to spend RM4 on treatment for smoking-related diseases.
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SHAH ALAM: The amount spent by the government to treat smoking-related illnesses far outstrips cigarette taxes collected, said Dr Lee Boon Chye (pix).
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WASHINGTON, Aug 20 ― The White House is considering cutting taxes or reversing tariffs to head off a recession, US media reported yesterday, despite President Donald Trump's insistence the economy w...
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Shares of Utusan Melayu (Malaysia) has been on a steady decline since the local bourse opened today following a filing with Bursa Malaysia yesterday on the company’s inability to submit its regulari...
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KUALA LUMPUR, Aug 20 — Lawyers for Liberty legal adviser N. Surendran today urged Singaporean authorities to stop persecuting lawyer M. Ravi, who is representing mentally challenged Malaysian death ...
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Hong Kong is gearing up for further protests this week after hundreds of thousands of anti-government demonstrators braved heavy rain to rally peacefully on Sunday, marking a change to what have often...
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Twitter Inc and Facebook Inc said on Monday they had dismantled a state-backed social media campaign originating in mainland China that sought to undermine protests in Hong Kong.
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US Vice-President Mike Pence (photo, above) urged China on Monday to respect the integrity of Hong Kong’s laws and repeated President Donald Trump’s warning that it would be harder for Washington ...
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Facebook Inc's plan to integrate Instagram and WhatsApp more closely could hinder any attempts to break up the social media giant, Federal Trade Commission Chairman Joseph Simons told the Financial Times on Monday.
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COMMENT by NATHANIEL BULLARD NEW YORK: Two years ago, 10 sailors died when the US Navy’s guided missile destroyer USS John S. McCain collided with a chemical tanker off Singapore.
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PUTRAJAYA: The hearing of former Prime Minister Datuk Seri Najib Abdul Razak’s review application against the Federal Court’s decision to lift the stay of proceedings order to temporarily stall hi...
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TAIPING: The Sultan of Perak, Sultan Nazrin Shah today officially opened the Simpang Health Clinic, here.
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LONDON: Land Rover Classic is introducing a range of upgrades for older Defender models and was inspired by the exclusive limited-edition Defender Works V8 – 70th Edition.
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Ikea is future proofing itself, establishing a division to invest in smart home solutions and collaborating with electronics companies too.
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THE stats are out. The SME sector has once again made an impressive showing.
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HONG KONG: Hong Kong’s political unrest is posing a dilemma for Alibaba Group Holding Ltd on the timing of its planned US$15bil listing in the city, with sources saying China’s biggest e-commerce company is now considering several timetables.
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Hundreds of thousands of anti-government protesters rallied peacefully in Hong Kong on Sunday, filling major thoroughfares under torrential downpours in the eleventh week of what have been often viole...
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KUANTAN: The residents in Balok are optimistic that Lynas Malaysia Sdn Bhd (Lynas) will meet the three conditions set by the government in renewing its operating licence for another six months.
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KINI ROUNDUP | Here are key headlines you may have missed yesterday, in brief. 1.
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KUANTAN: Residents in Balok are optimistic that Lynas Malaysia Sdn Bhd (Lynas) will meet three conditions set by the government in renewing its plant operation’s licence for another six months.
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KUANTAN (Aug 18): Police will be calling up the organisers of the anti-Lynas rally in Taman Gelora here today, for breaching provisions of the Peaceful Assembly Act 2012.
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KUANTAN: Police will be calling up the organisers of the anti-Lynas rally in Taman Gelora here today, for breaching provisions of the Peaceful Assembly Act 2012.
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Police will be calling up the organisers of the anti-Lynas rally in Taman Gelora here today for breaching provisions of the Peaceful Assembly Act 2012.
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KUANTAN: Police wiill summon the organisers of an anti-Lynas rally at Taman Gelora here today for not fulfilling conditions of the Peaceful Assembly Act 2012.
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KUANTAN, Aug 18 — Police will be calling up the organisers of the anti-Lynas rally in Taman Gelora here today, for breaching provisions of the Peaceful Assembly Act 2012.
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ALOR SETAR: Kedah has become the second state, after Perlis, to ban controversial preacher Zakir Naik from speaking publicly.
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PETALING JAYA: Malaysians will have the opportunity to meet The Star columnist June HL Wong for a book-reading and signing session Sunday (Aug 18).
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LETTER | Malaysians Against Death Penalty and Torture (Madpet) is appalled by the calls of many in Malaysia including Pakatan Harapan-led government ministers Syed Saddiq Syed Abdul Rahman, Gobind Sin...
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IPOH, Aug 17 — Former national badminton ace, Datuk Lee Chong Wei said that he was not ready to accept the offer of becoming the national squad coach in the near future.
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PUTRAJAYA: Primary Industries Minister Teresa Kok (pix) said the operating licence of Lynas Malaysia rare earths plant in Gebeng, Kuantan was extended for six months only with conditions.
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Primary Industries Minister Teresa Kok said the operating licence for the Lynas Malaysia rare earth plant in Gebeng, Kuantan, was extended for six months with conditions.
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PUTRAJAYA, Aug 17 — Primary Industries Minister Teresa Kok said the operating licence of Lynas Malaysia rare earths plant in Gebeng, Kuantan was extended for six months only with conditions.
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HONG KONG, Aug 17 — Hong Kong’s political unrest is posing a dilemma for Alibaba Group Holding Ltd on the timing of its planned US$15 billion (RM62.6 billion) listing in the city, with sources say...
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KUANTAN (Bernama): The organisers of anti-Lynas campaign, Save Malaysia Stop Lynas (SMSL) have not obtained permission from the Kuantan Municipal Council (MPK) to hold a gathering at Taman Gelora on Sunday (Aug 18).
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The boss of Hong Kong carrier Cathay Pacific Airways quit on Friday, the highest-profile corporate casualty of unrest roiling the former British colony after Beijing targeted the airline over staff in...
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KANGAR: Perlis police have barred controversial preacher Zakir Naik from speaking at a three-day programme in the state this weekend.
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KUANTAN (Aug 16): The organisers of the anti-Lynas campaign,  Save Malaysia Stop Lynas (SMSL), have not obtained permission from the Kuantan Municipal Council (MPK) to hold a gathering in Taman Gelor...
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The organisers of an anti-Lynas campaign, Save Malaysia Stop Lynas (SMSL) have not obtained permission from Kuantan Municipal Council (MPK) on holding a gathering at Taman Gelora on Sunday.
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Seven Pahang DAP state assemblypersons have come together to reaffirm their opposition to the continued operation of Lynas’s rare-earths processing plant in Gebeng, near Kuantan.
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PETALING JAYA: The Center to Combat Corruption and Cronyism (C4) has called for a comprehensive audit of the River of Life (ROL) project, saying shortfalls in physical progress in its components is a ...
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KUALA LUMPUR: Nineteen “Amy Keju Gang” members including their ringleader, all aged between 18 and 38, were charged with being members of, and assisting an organised criminal group, in the Selayan...
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KUALA LUMPUR, Aug 16 ― Seven DAP state assemblymen from Pahang today announced their public opposition of the federal government’s decision to extend Lynas Malaysia Sdn Bhd’s operating license.
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KUALA LUMPUR, Aug 16 — Bentong MP Wong Tack has urged Energy, Science, Technology, Environment and Climate Change Minister Yeo Bee Yin to suspend Lynas Malaysia Sdn Bhd’s operating licence until a...
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A total of 19 members of the “Emi Keju” Gang were charged with being part of and assisting an organised criminal group.No plea was recorded as the accused were charged under the Security Offences...
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KUALA LUMPUR, Aug 16 — Nineteen “Emi Keju Gang” members including their ringleader, all aged between 18 and 38, were charged with being members of, and assisting an organised criminal group, in ...
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KUALA LUMPUR: Malaysia cannot rest on the laurels of its past successes, says Perak Ruler Sultan Nazrin Muizuddin Shah.
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PETALING JAYA: A lawyer has urged the police and prosecutors not to abuse the Security Offences (Special Measures) Act or Sosma when handling hardcore criminals, including by denying bail to such indi...
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KANGAR: Pressure is growing on Indian preacher Dr Zakir Naik ahead of a three-day programme that was to have featured him and his family members as the star speakers.
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SELAYANG: A total of 19 men were hauled up to the Sessions Court here for alleged involvement in an organised crime entity known as "Geng Emi Keju".
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At least 13 cabinet ministers signed a pledge to shut down Lynas' rare earth refinery when they were part of the opposition.
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KUALA LUMPUR, Aug 16 — Kuantan MP Fuziah Salleh today expressed her regret that the government is letting rare earths producer Lynas run its refinery in Gebeng, Pahang for another six months, saying...