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GEORGE TOWN: The French Catholic mission that runs the three iconic convent schools here said there are no plans to redevelop or sell the land, which would continue to be used for educational purposes...
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GEORGE TOWN: Sisters of Infant Jesus Malaysia, the owner of three convent schools in Penang, has reiterated that they will continue to advocate wholesome education in their mission schools.
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DATA traffic per smartphone per month in South-East Asia and Oceania is expected to grow from 3.6GB to 17GB at a compounded annual growth rate of 29%, says a report.
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WHEN he arrived in Malaysia in 2016 from Afghanistan, university graduate Ali Saleh* begged for a job wherever he could.
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GEORGE TOWN (June 22): The Penang state government will be appealing to the Education Ministry to consider the possibility of relocating three iconic convent schools in Penang that will be shutting ...
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GEORGE TOWN: The Penang Heritage Trust (PHT) is hopes that the proposed closure of the oldest Convent schools in Malaysia, the Convent Light Street primary and secondary schools will not undermine its...
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GEORGE TOWN: The Penang government should do everything within its power to preserve the island's three convent schools from being closed down or relocated as they are a part of the country's history.
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GEORGE TOWN: The Penang government has been urged to use its acquisition powers to take over the land and buildings of three iconic convent schools that have decided to close in 2024.
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MP SPEAKS | The Penang government should do everything within its power to preserve two convent schools on the island from being closed down or relocated as they are very much a part of the county’s...
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GEORGE TOWN: Penang will ap­­peal to the Education Ministry to relocate the island’s three convent schools which will be shut down in 2024.
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GEORGE TOWN, June 21 — Penang Chief Minister Chow Kon Yeow has appealed to the Education Ministry to look at the possibility of relocating the three mission schools facing closure once the landowner...
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GEORGE TOWN: The state government will help to identify land for new schools to accommodate students of three iconic convents which will close in 2024.
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Indonesia plans to tighten vetting of senior public servants amid fears that hardline Islamist ideology has permeated high levels of government, according to documents reviewed by Reuters and a senior...
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GEORGE TOWN: Following a downtrend of reduced number of mission schools in the country, three of the iconic convent schools in Penang will be shut by 2024.
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REFUGEES, who have no legal status in Malaysia, would have a net positive impact on the economy if they are given the right to work, a report by the Institute for Democracy and Economic Affairs (IDEAS...
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KUALA LUMPUR, June 20 — Some time in the future, peninsular Malaysia might be connected to Sumatra seeing that the Indonesian government is currently studying the possibility of building a bridge co...
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JAKARTA (June 19): The construction of Indonesia's new capital city was scheduled for 2021 and allocation to finance related projects will be set in the 2020 state budget, Xinhua news agency reported...
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NILAI: A total of 5,430 students have been invited to enrol in the Bachelor in Teaching Programme (PISMP) in all Institutes of Teacher Education (IPG) around the country, says IPG Student Enrolment and Placement Unit deputy chief director Shamsul Sanirun.
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Shamsul Sanirun NILAI: A total of 5,430 students have been offered to join Bachelor in Teaching Programme (PISMP) in all Institutes of Teacher Education (IPG) around the country, said IPG Student Enr...
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NILAI: A total of 5,430 students have been offered to join Bachelor in Teaching Programme (PISMP) in all Institutes of Teacher Education (IPG) around the country, said IPG Student Enrollment and Place...
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COLOGNE: Once summer arrives, sun protection lotion will be bought in increased quantities and, added to hand sanitiser use, such products are good for our health but bad for our cars.
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Disney could have more than 130 million subscribers across its online video services worldwide by 2024, Morgan Stanley analyst Benjamin Swinburne projected in a note to investors.
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KUALA LUMPUR (June 14): Hong Leong Bank Bhd (HLB) announced today it has issued RM1 billion in nominal value of its Tier 2 subordinated notes (sub-notes), pursuant to a programme it set up in 2014.
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Asia Partners, a growth equity investment firm co-led by former Sea Group president Nick Nash, was launched today.
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KUALA LUMPUR (June 12): Malaysia’s ringgit stays in a narrow range even as oil prices fall and investors pull money out of local stocks.
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KUCHING: Sarawak Consolidated Industries Bhd (SCIB) has bid for contracts to supply industrialised building system (IBS) products to several new multimillion ringgit school and government health clinic projects in Sarawak.
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MONTREAL: Michelin and GM have announced a descendent of the Vision airless, 3D-printed tyre originally revealed in 2017: the Uptis tyre.
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SINGAPORE: Petroliam Nasional has signed a deal to lease a liquefied natural gas (LNG) storage unit in the country to commodity trader Vitol for at least two years, industry sources told Reuters.
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SINGAPORE (May 29): Malaysian state-owned energy firm Petronas has signed a deal to lease a liquefied natural gas (LNG) storage unit in the country to commodity trader Vitol for at least two years, in...
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SINGAPORE (May 29): Nam Cheong, the Malaysia-based builder of OSVs (offshore support vessels), says subsidiary SKOSV Sdn Bhd has clinched long-term chartering contracts for three OSVs worth RM80 milli...
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MUAR Ban Lee Group Bhd (MBL) is banking on its newly developed, high-technology wastewater treatment system — specially designed for palm oil mill effluent (POME) — to be the group’s new income ...
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JAKARTA: Demand from Asia’s growing legions of chocoholics has outpaced the ability of local farmers to supply cocoa beans, prompting a surge of shipments into the region from Africa and South America.
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NEW DELHI: India’s economy is set for a major boost if Prime Minister Narendra Modi follows through with key campaign promises following his party’s sweeping election victory.
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KUALA LUMPUR (May 23): Malaysian palm oil futures fell 2% at the close of trade on Thursday, hitting their lowest level in a week as they tracked weakness in related edible oils.
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KUALA LUMPUR: Barakah Offshore Petroleum Bhd is seeing selling pressure in early Thursday trade on news that its subsidiary had defaulted on its loan payments.
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KUALA LUMPUR: Prime Minister Tun Dr Mahathir Mohamad has congratulated President Joko Widodo on his re-election for the 2019-2024 term by winning the Indonesian presidential elections (Pilpres).
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SINGAPORE: The Bukit Chagar area in Johor Bahru could become the city’s next transport hub if the Rapid Transit System (RTS) Link project materialises, Malaysian Transport Minister Anthony Loke sai...
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KUALA LUMPUR (May 21): Beleaguered oil and gas firm Barakah Offshore Petroleum Bhd faces yet another setback as its wholly-owned major subsidiary, Kota Laksamana 101 Ltd (KL101), has defaulted on its ...
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KUALA LUMPUR: Prime Minister Tun Dr Mahathir Mohamad has congratulated Indonesian President Joko Widodo (Jokowi) on his re-election for the 2019-2024 term by winning the 2019 Indonesian Presidential E...
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KUALA LUMPUR, May 21 — Prime Minister Tun Dr Mahathir Mohamad has congratulated President Joko Widodo (Jokowi) on his re-election for the 2019-2024 term by winning the 2019 Indonesian Presidential E...
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KUALA LUMPUR (Bernama): Prime Minister Tun Dr Mahathir Mohamad has congratulated president Joko Widodo, who is commonly known as Jokowi, on his re-election for the 2019-2024 term by winning the 2019 Indonesian Presidential Elections (Pilpres).
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KUALA LUMPUR (May 21): Prime Minister Tun Dr Mahathir Mohamad has congratulated President Joko Widodo (Jokowi) on his re-election for the 2019-2024 term by winning the 2019 Indonesian Presidential Ele...
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SINGAPORE: Singapore has agreed to suspend the construction of the Johor Bahru-Singapore Rapid Transit System (RTS) Link until Sep 30 at Malaysia's request, Singapore Transport Minister Khaw Boon Wa...
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SINGAPORE (ANN): Singapore and Malaysia will defer construction of a cross-border MRT link up till Sept 30 this year.
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Incumbent President Joko Widodo (Jokowi) was announced the winner of the Indonesian Presidential Election (Pilpres) 2019, to continue leading the world’s third largest democratic country for the nex...
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PETALING JAYA: A 13-year-old Sarawakian is among five winners of a patch design competition organised by US’ National Aeronautics and Space Administration (Nasa) for its mission to the moon and Mars...
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JAKARTA: Indonesia is drafting ambitious plans for more than $400 billion in building projects, from constructing 25 airports to new power plants, as the government seeks to stoke growth in Southeast Asia’s largest economy, according to the country’s planning minister.
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KOTA KINABALU: An aerospace training centre at the Kota Kinabalu Industrial Park (KKIP) is expected to start operations by May next year.
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The overall impact on the Asean region arising from the US-China trade spat is likely to result in a net negative on export fortunes in the short-term, OCBC Bank Treasury Research said.
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WASHINGTON, May 14 — Walt Disney Co said today it had reached an agreement to take “full operational control” of the streaming television service Hulu, effective immediately, under a deal with C...
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THE digital landscape is changing at an unprecedented pace.
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WASHINGTON, May 11 — Jeff Bezos, the richest man in the world and head of space company Blue Origin, announced Thursday his intent to participate in the new race to the Moon with a high-tech lander ...
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KUALA LUMPUR (May 10): Willowglen MSC Bhd shares rose 3.30% in early trade this morning after it secured a contract worth RM9.21 million from Singapore's SP PowerAssets Ltd for a 6.6kV Remote Terminal...
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PETALING JAYA: Willowglen MSC Bhd’s wholly-owned subsidiary, Willowglen Services Pte Ltd has been awarded a contract of RM9.21mil by SP PowerAssets Ltd, Singapore for the 6.6kV Remote Terminal Unit Maintenance.
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KUALA LUMPUR (May 9): Technological solutions provider Willowglen MSC Bhd has secured a contract worth RM9.21 million from Singapore's SP PowerAssets Ltd for a 6.6kV Remote Terminal Unit Maintenance.
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KUALA LUMPUR: Willowglen MSC Bhd has secured a five-year maintenance contract worth RM9.2mil in Singapore.
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JAKARTA, May 9 ― Indonesian President Joko Widodo pledged today to slim the government during his second term and cut red tape hampering investment to achieve an ambitious growth target in Southeast...
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NEW YORK, May 9 ― Walt Disney Co's theme parks lifted quarterly earnings past Wall Street targets yesterday, helping offset big investments to support the media and entertainment company's bid to dr...
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I think it was my 4th time attending PIPDA.
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JOHOR BARU: Johor Ruler Sultan Ibrahim Ibni Almarhum Sultan Iskandar has consented to hand over his plot of land in Bukit Chagar to the government without any cost for the Rapid Transit System (RTS) project – with one condition.
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KUALA LUMPUR (May 4): Tun Dr Mahathir Mohamad (pictured) said the Government will not buy back the land to be used for the Johor Bahru-Singapore Rapid Transit System (RTS) project if the Johor Sultan ...
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KUALA LUMPUR: The government will try to reclaim before mulling to buy the land, purportedly in the name of Sultan of Johor, for the Rapid Transit System (RTS) project, says Tun Dr Mahathir Mohamad.
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KUALA LUMPUR (May 3): Tun Dr Mahathir Mohamad said the Government will not buy back the land to be used for the Johor Bahru-Singapore Rapid Transit System (RTS) project if the Johor Sultan had not pai...
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KUALA LUMPUR: Tun Dr Mahathir Mohamad said the government will take back the land used for the Johor Baru-Singapore Rapid Transit System (RTS) project if its ownership had been transferred to any part...
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PETALING JAYA: The Malaysian Employers Federation (MEF) backs the idea of hiring refugees legally to work here, adding that it can reduce the country’s dependency on foreign workers.
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PETALING JAYA: A think tank says the economy and government revenue will receive a boost if refugees in the country are allowed to work here.
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A total of 225 election staff were reported dead as of Thursday due to fatigue, as the vote- counting process continues for the 2019 Indonesian general election and is scheduled to end by May 22.
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KUALA LUMPUR (April 26): Malaysian palm oil futures fell more than 2% during their second half of trade on Friday to their lowest in nearly a month, weighed down by weaker related edible oils.
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KUALA LUMPUR: Although Malaysia’s stock market has performed relatively poorly when compared with its regional peers, World Bank lead economist for Malaysia Richard Record says the country’s econo...
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PETALING JAYA: HeiTech Padu Bhd, which has seen a substantial stake disposal by its major shareholder Permodalan Nasional Bhd (PNB) over the last four months, has won two recurring income contracts from two Penang-based local council authorities.
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KUALA LUMPUR (April 24): HeiTech Padu Bhd has bagged two contracts to develop and manage smart parking systems on Penang Island and Seberang Perai.
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KUALA LUMPUR (April 24): In its April 2019 update, the World Bank is maintaining its forecast for Malaysia's 2019 gross domestic product (GDP) growth at 4.7%, with private consumption continuing to be...
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PETALING JAYA: TMC Life Sciences Bhd remains optimistic about its earnings outlook for the year, banking on its core competency of women and children healthcare services.
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SINGAPORE (April 22): Malaysia is committed to ensure that the Johor Bahru-Singapore Rapid Transit System (RTS) Link project will be continued, says Transport Minister Anthony Loke (pictured).
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Even with Indonesia's current presidential election result still to be officially confirmed, attention is turning to the next race for the top job in 2024, with some rising political stars and well-co...
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SINGAPORE: Malaysia is committed to continuing the Johor Baru-Singapore Rapid Transit System Link (RTS) project despite asking for a six-month extension from Singapore, said Transport Minister Anthony Loke.
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SINGAPORE: Malaysia is committed to ensuring that the Johor Baru-Singapore Rapid Transit System (RTS) Link project resumes, says Transport Minister Anthony Loke (pix).
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SINGAPORE: The government is committed to continue with the Johor Baru-Singapore Rapid Transit System (RTS Link) project despite asking for a six-month extension from Singapore, says Transport Minister Anthony Loke.
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Malaysia is committed to ensuring that the Johor Bahru-Singapore Rapid Transit System (RTS) Link project will be continued, says Transport Minister Anthony Loke.
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SINGAPORE, April 21 — Malaysia is committed to ensure that the Johor Bahru-Singapore Rapid Transit System (RTS) Link project will be continued, says Transport Minister Anthony Loke.
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Egyptians vote this weekend on constitutional changes that will potentially allow President Abdel Fattah al-Sisi to stay in office until 2030 and bolster the role of Egypt’s powerful military.
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PETALING JAYA: Astro Malaysia Holdings Bhd’s unit has inked a US$360mil (RM1.49bil) agreement with Measat Global Bhd to use 12 transponders on the latter’s satellite over a 15-year period.
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Fraudsters are taking advantage of the Notre-Dame fire to fool donors into handing over cash believing they are helping to rebuild the gutted Paris cathedral, officials have warned.
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KUALA LUMPUR: Astro Malaysia Holdings Bhd's unit has inked a US$360mil (RM1.49bil) agreement with Measat Global Bhd to use the 12 transponders on the latter's satellite over a 15-year period.
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KUALA LUMPUR (April 18): Astro Malaysia Holdings Bhd has inked an agreement with MEASAT Communication Systems Sdn Bhd (MCSSB) for the utilisation of transponder capacity on the MEASAT-3d (M3d) satelli...
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KOTA KINABALU (April 17): The Sabah Ministry of Infrastructure Development via the Sabah State Railway Department (JKNS) is in the process of preparing the Terms of Reference (TOR) and a preliminary ...
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KUALA LUMPUR: Fitch Ratings has assigned a final rating of 'A-' to Resorts World Las Vegas LLC's (RWLV, A-/Stable) senior secured US$1.2bil revolver* and US$400mil term-loan facilities due 2024 and the senior unsecured US$1bil 4.625% notes due 2029 issued by RWLV and its unit RWLV Capital Inc.
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PETALING JAYA: Tan Sri Michelle Yeoh (pic) is showing no signs of slowing down.
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JAKARTA: The Indonesian Election Supervisory Board (Bawaslu) has suggested that the country’s Election Commission (KPU) redo the postal voting process for its citizens in Malaysia, following the dis...
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KOTA KINABALU (April 16): The Pan Borneo Highway project, which is currently in construction, needs to be completed by 2024 as scheduled or before the 15th General Election, said an assemblyman.
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KUALA LUMPUR: The main focus for tenders in the revised East Coast Rail Link (ECRL) would be the realignment from Mentakab into Negeri Sembilan and Selangor, CIMB Equities Research says.
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KUALA LUMPUR, April 15 — The Pan Borneo Highway project, which is currently in construction, needs to be completed by 2024 as scheduled or before the 15th General Election, said an assemblyman.
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PUTRAJAYA: Malaysia Rail Link Sdn Bhd (MRL) and China Communications Construction Company Ltd (CCCC) have agreed to form a 50:50 joint-venture (JV) company to manage, operate and maintain the East Coa...
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PUTRAJAYA: Prime Minister Tun Dr Mahathir Mohamad (pix) said today there would be a substantial reduction in financial commitments to Malaysia from the overall loan facility with the improved East Coa...
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PUTRAJAYA, April 15 — Malaysia Rail Link Sdn Bhd (MRL) and China Communications Construction Company Ltd (CCCC) have agreed to form a 50:50 joint-venture (JV) company to manage, operate and maintain...
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PUTRAJAYA: The new completion date for the East Coast Rail Link (ECRL) is December 31, 2026 – about two years later than the original date of June 30 2024.
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KUALA LUMPUR: The early voting process for the Indonesian presidential election is running smoothly without any accident at the Indonesian Embassy in Jalan Tun Razak here today, according to Dang Wang...
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KUALA LUMPUR: Thousands of Indonesians in Malaysia cast their ballots in early voting for their country’s presidential election today.
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WASHINGTON: Greece is looking to strike a deal this weekend to repay early about half of the loans it received from the International Monetary Fund, in a bid to lower the euro zone member's burden of debt servicing, a senior official said on Friday.
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KUALA LUMPUR: The Royal Malaysia Police have confirmed receiving two reports on the discovery of hundreds of plastic bags containing ballot papers for overseas voters in the Indonesian presidential an...