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KUALA LUMPUR, Aug 19 — Tan Sri Abd Rahim Noor has joined the calls by several leaders to have fugitive preacher Dr Zakir Naik deported back to India.
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KUALA LUMPUR, Aug 19 — Tan Sri Abd Rahim Noor has joined the calls by several leaders to have fugitive preacher Dr Zakir Naik deported back to India.
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COPENHAGEN: The man running Carlsberg A/S says he won’t be “seduced” by negative interest rates as others take advantage of historically cheap credit to pay for expansion.
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KUALA LUMPUR: Khazanah Nasional Bhd has pumped another RM300 million into the country’s flag carrier Malaysia Airlines Bhd, via its holding company Malaysia Aviation Group Bhd (MAG), taking the tota...
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KUALA LUMPUR (August 19) Former premier Datuk Seri Najib Razak will be in two High courts today as he will know today whether his 1Malaysia Development Bhd trial will begin today or otherwise before H...
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Umno president Ahmad Zahid Hamidi has given his blessing to Selangor Umno to seek the sacking of state speaker Ng Suee Lim.
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KUALA LUMPUR (Aug 18): Malaysia's Gross Domestic Product (GDP), which expanded by 4.9 percent year-on-year (y-o-y) for the second quarter of 2019 (2Q 2019), is seen as a surprise to the market, as it ...
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The process of selecting the International Monetary Fund’s next managing director must change.
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KUALA LUMPUR (Aug 17): Stock Exchange of Thailand-listed Strategic Hospitality Extendable Freehold and Leasehold Real Estate Investment Trust (SHREIT) has decided to “back out of a deal to acquire t...
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KUALA LUMPUR, Aug 17 — Police are believed to have caught the man who threatened to decapitate Syahredzan Johan after the political secretary to Lim Kit Siang suggested the government withdraw the M...
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KOTA KINABALU: A prominent Sabah female entrepreneur and her brother are expected to face cheating and forgery charges over the alleged use of five fake receipts for RM6.9mil as evidence in a civil case.
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KUALA LUMPUR (Aug 16): Malaysia's Gross Domestic Product (GDP), which expanded by 4.9 percent year-on-year (y-o-y) for the second quarter of 2019 (2Q 2019), is seen as a surprise to the market, as it ...
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KUALA LUMPUR: Controversial preacher Zakir Naik was interrogated for about seven hours at Bukit Aman over his alleged racially charged comments.
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Apple Inc’s €13bil (RM60.22bil) battle with the European Union reaches the bloc’s courts next month in a hearing set to throw the spotlight on antitrust commissioner Margrethe Vestager’s crackdown on tax deals doled out to big companies.
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Segway-Ninebot Group, a Beijing-based electric scooter maker, on Aug 16 unveiled a scooter that can return itself to charging stations without a driver, a potential boon for the burgeoning scooter-sharing industry.
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The European Central Bank (ECB) shut down one of its websites on Aug 15 after it was hacked and infected with malicious software.
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SIBU: The state police are looking for four persons to assist in investigations into four separate scam cases involving RM373, 500.
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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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SEPANG: The government will wait for the outcome of police investigation against controversial preacher Zakir Naik before deciding on his permanent resident status, says Tun Dr Mahathir Mohamad.
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KUALA LUMPUR, Aug 16 — DAP veteran Lim Kit Siang has shifted the blame on the policy decision to teach vernacular school students jawi to ministers under the previous Barisan Nasional government.
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KUALA LUMPUR (Aug 16): Both George Kent (Malaysia) Bhd and Malaysian Resources Corp Bhd (MRCB) yesterday clarified that the dispute between them over the financing requirements for their joint venture...
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NEW YORK: Alibaba Group Holding Ltd. Executive Vice Chairman Joe Tsai is paying about $3.5 billion for the Brooklyn Nets and their arena, the Barclays Center, according to a person familiar with the deal.
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KUALA LUMPUR, Aug 16 ― The Home Ministry is reviewing the Malaysian permanent residency of India-born preacher Dr Zakir Naik even as police investigate him for incitement.
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JAKARTA: Indonesia has sealed parts of palm oil and timber concessions owned by 10 companies on Borneo island after a spate of forest fires, authorities said on Thursday, warning those involved in forest burning would be severely punished.
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JAKARTA: Indonesia has sealed parts of palm oil and timber concessions owned by 10 companies on Borneo island after a spate of forest fires, authorities said on Thursday, warning those involved in fo...
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KUALA LUMPUR: The half-brother of former minister the late Tan Sri Jamaluddin Mohd Jarjis told the High Court here today that two of his brother’s children were never involved in all three of the Ro...
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KUALA LUMPUR (Aug 18): Both George Kent (Malaysia) Bhd and Malaysian Resources Corp Bhd (MRCB) today clarified that the dispute between them over the financing requirements for their joint venture (JV...
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NEW YORK, Aug 15 — Walmart reported improved results today on solid US sales and e-commerce growth and again defended its decision to keep selling some guns after a mass shooting at a Texas store.
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JAKARTA, Aug 15 — Indonesia has sealed parts of palm oil and timber concessions owned by 10 companies on Borneo island after a spate of forest fires, authorities said today, warning those involved i...
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KUALA LUMPUR (Bernama): The half-brother of the late Tan Sri Jamaluddin Mohd Jarjis told the High Court here that two of his brother's children were never involved in all three of the Rompin MP's companies until he died in 2015.
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N-Squared eCommerce, a Thailand-based provider of end-to-end ecommerce solutions, announced plans to expand into new markets such as Vietnam and Indonesia by the end of 2019.
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THE last couple of weeks of Datuk Seri Najib Razak’s SRC International Sdn Bhd trial revealed significant obfuscation by individuals handling transactions involving the former premier’s AmBank acc...
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KUALA LUMPUR: The High Court here was told that former minister Jamaluddin Jarjis’ children were never directly involved in running the daily operations of the companies that their late father led p...
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KUALA LUMPUR, Aug 15 — The half-brother of former minister the late Tan Sri J told the High Court here today that two of his brother’s children were never involved in all three of the Rompin Membe...
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FORMER AmBank relationship manager Joanna Yu Ging Ping replies last week during cross examination raises questions over the extent of Bank Negara’s knowledge of the humongous foreign remittances fac...
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KUALA LUMPUR (Aug 15): The late Tan Sri Dr Jamaluddin Jarjis named two of his four children as trustees for the entire stake in his billion-ringgit company Rantai Wawasan Sdn Bhd, currently a subject ...
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THE country may have seen a historical change in government and made major inroads on political and institutional reforms, but the high cost of living remains a legacy issue that policymakers in neith...
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KUALA LUMPUR (Aug 15): Malaysia equity crowdfunding (ECF) and peer-to-peer (P2P) financing platforms have collectively raised RM432 million as at June this year, according to Securities Commission Mal...
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Myanmar-based property portal Shwe Property raised US$3 million in a series B round led by Singapore private equity fund manager Emerging Markets Investment Advisors.
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KUALA LUMPUR, Aug 15 — Civil liberties lawyer Syahredzan Johan alleged that he received a death threat via Facebook yesterday after he suggested that authorities rescind controversial India-born pre...
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KUALA LUMPUR: The Edge Communications Sdn Bhd was awarded another half a million ringgit in exemplary damages, in addition to RM11.2mil in compensatory damages for loss of revenue, due to the three-month suspension of its two publications by the Home Ministry in 2015.
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KINI ROUNDUP | Here are key headlines you may have missed yesterday, in brief. 1.
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KUCHING: HERE Technologies is set to start mapping Sabah and Sarawak with particular emphasis on the Pan Borneo Highway, which stretches over 2,000km across the two states.
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BUENOS AIRES, Aug 14 — Argentine President Mauricio Macri today unveiled a package of welfare subsidies and lower taxes for workers to lessen the impact of an economic crisis just months before a re...
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NEW YORK, Aug 14 — Macy’s Inc slashed its full-year earnings forecast today after missing estimates for quarterly profit for the first time in at least two years, as it discounted merchandise heav...
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KUALA LUMPUR, Aug 14 — Lawyer Syahredzan Johan has suggested today for Putrajaya to simply revoke fugitive televangelist Dr Zakir Naik’s permanent residence (PR) status, following his reported inf...
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KUALA LUMPUR (Aug 14): Malaysian Resources Corp Bhd says it expects no material financial or operational impact from the arbitration that George Kent (Malaysia) Bhd has initiated, over a dispute betwe...
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KUALA LUMPUR: Publishing company, The Edge Communications Sdn Bhd, was awarded RM500,000 in exemplary damages in addition to the RM11.2 million in compensatory damages for loss of revenue due to the s...
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KUALA LUMPUR, Aug 14 — Publishing company, The Edge Communications Sdn Bhd, was awarded RM500,000 in exemplary damages in addition to the RM11.2 million in compensatory damages for loss of revenue ...
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GEORGE TOWN: Penang Chief Minister Chow Kon Yeow said the state government was building an outsourcing centre of its own after it mutually agreed to cancel a RM11.3 billion project with two Singaporea...
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KUALA LUMPUR: The High Court here has awarded another half a million in exemplary damages to The Edge Communications Sdn Bhd in addition to a RM11.2mil compensatory damages for loss of revenue due to the three-month suspension of its two publications by the Home Ministry in 2015.
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DreamEdge CEO Khairil Adri Adnan explaining the use of a virtual reality simulator to speed up the building of prototype vehicles and robotic arms, among others, in this 2015 file pic.
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KUALA LUMPUR (Aug 14): Fugitive businessman Low Taek Jho, more commonly known as Jho Low, fled the country on May 29, 2015, two weeks after his associate Eric Tan Kim Loong had run away.
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GEORGE TOWN: A woman whose family was robbed by several men wielding machetes last week has spoken of their ordeal, accusing the police of slow response to the incident.
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KUALA LUMPUR (Aug 14): A dispute has arisen between George Kent (Malaysia) Bhd and Malaysian Resources Corp Bhd (MRCB) over financing requirements for their joint-venture (JV) company that is undertak...
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Two months ago, Apple issued a worldwide voluntary recall for the 15-inch MacBook Pro Retina from mid-2015.
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Political reforms in Hong Kong, held up by endless debate, have become an urgent necessity.
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KUALA LUMPUR (Aug 14): The prosecution in the Datuk Seri Najib Razak SRC International Sdn Bhd case is expected to complete the examination-in-chief of Malaysian Anti-Corruption Commission investigati...
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KUALA LUMPUR, Aug 14 — Muslim preacher Dr Zakir Naik accused critics of manipulating his comments on the local Indian community last week to portray him as questioning their loyalty to Malaysia.
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KUALA LUMPUR: A dispute has arisen between George Kent (Malaysia) Bhd and Malaysian Resources Corp Bhd (MRCB) over financing requirements for their joint-venture (JV) company that is undertaking the c...
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Millions of haj pilgrims began heading back to Mecca for final prayers on Tuesday as the world’s largest annual gathering of Muslims wound down without incident despite the logistical challenges and...
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KUALA LUMPUR: The mother of a former minister, the late Tan Sri Jamaluddin Mohd Jarjis, failed to reach a settlement through mediation for her suit against her two grandchildren over their failure to include three company shares worth RM1.3bil in the list of her son’s estate.
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PETALING JAYA: Former and current national squash players have called on Malaysians to come out to support the upcoming #AnakAnakMalaysia Walk 2019.
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KUALA LUMPUR: Two central figures in the 1Malaysia Development Bhd (1MDB) scandal, who remain as fugitives, were found by the Malaysian Anti-Corruption Commis-sion (MACC) in 2015, the High Court heard.
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KUALA LUMPUR: The Malaysian Anti-Corruption Commission (MACC) has met former chief executive officer of SRC International Sdn Bhd, Nik Faisal Ariff Kamil, and fugitive businessman Low Taek Jho, who is...
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KUALA LUMPUR (Aug 13): George Kent (M) Bhd served a notice of arbitration on Malaysian Resources Corp Bhd (MRCB) today, over a dispute on financing requirements for their joint venture (JV) company MR...
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KUALA LUMPUR: The Malaysian Anti-Corruption Commission (MACC) has met former CEO of SRC International Sdn Bhd, Nik Faisal Ariff Kamil, and fugitive businessman Low Taek Jho, better known as Jho Low, o...
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KUALA LUMPUR: The investigating officer in Najib Razak’s SRC International Sdn Bhd case told the High Court he tried to locate Low Taek Jho and former SRC chief executive officer Nik Faisal Ariff Ka...
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KUALA LUMPUR: DAP’s Lim Kit Siang (pix) said the Education Ministry’s previous statement that it still welcomes views on the introduction of Jawi calligraphy in vernacular schools is an opening fo...
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JAKARTA (Aug 13): Indonesian builder PT MNC Land has launched the sale of luxury condos and mansions in two projects in Indonesia.
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The mother the late former minister Jamaluddin Jarjis failed to breach a good settlement through mediation for her suit against her two grandchildren over their failure to include three company shares...
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KUALA LUMPUR (Aug 13): Fugitive business Low Taek Jho, more commonly known as Jho Low, fled the country on May 29, 2015, two weeks after his associate Eric Tan Kim Loong had run away.
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KUALA LUMPUR, Aug 13 — The mother of a former minister, the late Tan Sri Jamaluddin Mohd Jarjis, failed to reach a good settlement through mediation for her suit against her two grandchildren over t...
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KUALA LUMPUR (Bernama): The mother of a former minister, the late Tan Sri Jamaluddin Mohd Jarjis, has failed to reach a settlement through mediation for her suit against her two grandchildren over their failure to include three company shares worth RM1.3bil in the list of her son’s estate.
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KUALA LUMPUR, Aug 13 — Penang-born financier Low Taek Jho and former CEO of SRC International Sdn Bhd Nik Faisal Ariff Kamil met the Malaysian Anti-Corruption Commission (MACC) in 2015 and even prom...
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Lim Kit Siang – File photo KUALA LUMPUR: DAP’s Lim Kit Siang said the Education Ministry’s previous statement that it still welcomes views on the introduction of Jawi calligraphy in vernacular ...
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KUALA LUMPUR: George Kent (M) Bhd has commenced an arbitration proceeding against its joint venture partner Malaysian Resources Corp Bhd (MRCB) over a dispute relating to securing of funds for the Light Rail Transit line 3 (LRT 3) project.
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KUALA LUMPUR: The High Court here was told the Interpol issued a red notice for fugitive businessman Low Taek Jho, also known as Jho Low, on June 11 last year.
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LONDON: According to Trackdays.co.uk, the iconic Shelby Mustang GT500 - nicknamed Eleanor from the movie Gone in 60 Seconds (2000), starring Nicolas Cage, has been voted as the most popular.
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KUALA LUMPUR (Aug 13): Since the Interpol issued its Red Notice to arrest fugitives Low Taek Jho and Nik Faisal Ariff Kamil on June 11 last year, efforts to track down the duo has yielded no result, t...
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Cross-border payments company Instarem is recording impressive year-on-year growth, and the firm’s co-founder and CEO Prajit Nanu says he has its enterprise business to thank.
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Two US senators asked Amazon.com Inc chief executive Jeff Bezos on Monday how the "Amazon's Choice" badge on certain products is determined and whether the mark deceives consumers into purchasing "products of inferior quality."
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KUALA LUMPUR (Aug 13): Since the Interpol issued its Red Notice to arrest fugitives Low Taek Jho and Nik Faisal Ariff Kamil on June 11 last year, efforts to track down the duo has yielded no result, t...
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KUALA LUMPUR, Aug 13 — Datuk Seri Najib Razak must pay the RM1,692,872,924.83 owed in income taxes from 2011 to 2017 pending his reassessment appeal to the Internal Revenue Board (IRB), the governme...
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PETALING JAYA: It was wrong for Prime Minister Tun Dr Mahathir Mohamad to label Dong Zong as being "racist", says DAP adviser Lim Kit Siang.
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KUALA LUMPUR: Bank Negara Malaysia (BNM) plans to demolish its mint — Kilang Wang Bank Negara Malaysia building — in Persiaran Selangor, Shah Alam, and redevelop the site as part of its mint moder...
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Cross-border payments company Instarem is recording impressive year-on-year growth, and the firm’s co-founder and CEO Prajit Nanu says he has its enterprise business to thank.
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When it comes to upsetting the minority shareholders, corporations can always look to Genting Malaysia Bhd . It seems to have a knack for dismaying minorities with its related-party transactions (RPTs...
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Temenggong Dato Vincent Lau KUCHING: Temenggong Dato Vincent Lau, a former chairman of Dong Zong, said today it was improper for government leaders to resort to name-calling against those who disagre...
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KUALA LUMPUR, Aug 13 — Human Resources Minister M. Kulasegaran said he will raise Muslim preacher Dr Zakir Naik’s alleged incitement against Indians in Malaysia during the next Cabinet meeting.
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KUALA LUMPUR, Aug 13 — Prime Minister Tun Dr Mahathir Mohamad’s description of a Chinese education group as “racist” for objecting to khat in primary schools was misguided, DAP’s Lim Kit Sia...
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KUALA LUMPUR: Bank Negara Malaysia (BNM) plans to demolish its mint — Kilang Wang Bank Negara Malaysia building — in Persiaran Selangor, Shah Alam, and redevelop the site as part of its mint moder...
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SMALL and medium-sized companies with high revenue growth in the period between 2015-2018 currently have the chance to apply for inclusion in the ranking Malaysia’s Growth Champions.
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MP SPEAKS | Prime Minister Dr Mahathir Mohammad was wrong to brand Dong Zong as “racist”, but Dong Zong was not right to claim that the khat lesson for Chinese/Tamil primary schools’ Standard F...
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KUALA LUMPUR: Despite Pakatan Harapan’s promise to fund the Health Ministry up to 4% of the gross domestic product (GDP) by 2023, it is still largely “business as usual” after more than a year.
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BERLIN, Aug 12 — German exports to Iran fell by nearly half in the first six months of 2019, data showed today, suggesting companies are scaling back business ties with Tehran to avoid trouble with ...
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SANDAKAN: Helping out the less fortunate is a calling for Yunizam Yusop, who founded an initiative to provide free hearse van and hospital transport services to underprivileged communities here.
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LETTER | Sahabat Alam Malaysia (SAM) is extremely concerned by news reports that the government has decided to allow Lynas to continue operating its plant for at least another six months.
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GEORGE TOWN: Langkawi needs to ensure that the lessons it has learned about sustainability from attaining the Unesco Global Geopark status twice since, is continuously practised and imparted to the ma...
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KUALA LUMPUR, Aug 12 — Authorities should review the permanent resident status of Muslim preacher Dr Zakir Naik over his remarks allegedly inciting racial and religious tension in Malaysia, Lim Kit ...