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KUALA LUMPUR: More than 16% of the respondents polled in a recent survey here said they were worse off financially in the last 12 months, according to the UCSI Poll Research Centre’s consumer sentim...
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KUALA LUMPUR: A total of 16.2% of respondents polled in a recent survey here said they were worse off financially in the last 12 months, according to the UCSI Poll Research Centre’s consumer sentime...
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CYBERJAYA (May 24): The new logo for the Visit Malaysia Year 2020 (VMY2020) campaign will be unveiled next month, said Tourism Malaysia Director-General Datuk Musa Yusof.
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PUTRAJAYA: The Federal Court today dismissed former deputy prime minister Ahmad Zahid Hamidi’s appeal to get his passport from the court in order to perform the umrah or pilgrimage.
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PUTRAJAYA (Bernama): Former deputy prime minister Datuk Seri Dr Ahmad Zahid Hamidi, who is facing 47 charges of money-laundering, criminal breach of trust (CBT) and corruption, has failed in his appeal to get his impounded passport returned to perform the umrah in Mecca.
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Former deputy prime minister Ahmad Zahid Hamidi, who is facing 47 charges of money-laundering, criminal breach of trust and corruption, has failed to get his impounded passport returned to travel to M...
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PUTRAJAYA: Former deputy prime minister Ahmad Zahid Hamidi has failed again in his bid to obtain his passport from the court in order to perform the umrah or pilgrimage.
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KOTA KINABALU: A photo of a group of Muslim trainee teachers conducting tahlil prayers in a Christian home in Tuaran near here has gone viral, with social media users describing the scene as a testament to Sabah's strong inter-faith relations.
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BENTONG: The Farmers' Organisation Authority (FOA) will go down to branches at every level in districts and states to better explain the newly gazetted amendments to the FOA rules.
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The African National Congress (ANC) easily won South Africa’s general election on Saturday, but its share of the vote fell, reflecting anger at corruption scandals and racial inequalities that remai...
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KUALA LUMPUR: Argentina thinks that its current relationship with Malaysia has the capacity to grow strategically, said the South American country’s Vice-President Marta Gabriela Michetti.
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De facto Law Minister Liew Vui Keong is in the dark as to why the Pakatan Harapan government’s ministerial functions order was allegedly taken down after it was gazetted in January this year.
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SEREMBAN: Two juveniles were among five males charged in the Seremban sessions court today with sexual assault of two teenage girls at a house in Kampung Kuala Sungkak, Kuala Pilah, near here last mon...
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KUALA LUMPUR: Advance Synergy Bhd (ASB) has agreed to sell its factory and warehouse in Shah Alam, Selangor to a unit of Mapletree Dextra Pte Ltd for RM124mil cash.Proceeds from the proposed disposal will be utilised to repay loans and refurbish the group’s hotels and a newly acquired commercial building, ASB said in a filing with Bursa Malaysia yesterday.
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FOR the week ended April 26, a total of 14 prosecution witnesses took the stand to testify in former prime minister Datuk Seri Najib Razak’s SRC International Sdn Bhd trial.
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KUALA LUMPUR: Advance Synergy Bhd (ASB) has agreed to sell its factory and warehouse in Shah Alam, Selangor to a unit of Mapletree Dextra Pte Ltd for RM124mil cash.
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KUALA LUMPUR: Malaysia's FBM KLCI closed at Friday's low as blue chips came under continued selling pressure from foreign funds while the ringgit weakened against the US dollar due to the intensifying US-China trade war.
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KUALA LUMPUR: The FBM KLCI continued to price in the breakdown in trade negotiations between the US and China and slumped noticeably after the passing of the 12 noon deadline for US trade tariffs.
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SEREMBAN, May 10 — Two juveniles were among five males charged in the Seremban Sessions Court today with sexual assault of two teenage girls at a house in Kampung Kuala Sungkak, Kuala Pilah, near he...
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KUALA LUMPUR: The Ampang magistrate’s court today, acquitted and discharged a ‘Datuk Seri’ of his remaining two charges for assaulting People Volunteer Corps (Rela) personnel in 2017.
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SEREMBAN: Four friends, including a juvenile, were charged at the Sessions Court here Friday (May 10) for allegedly raping and performing carnal intercourse against the order of nature with a 15-year-old girl.
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Police handled 887 reports of commercial email scams in 2018, involving the loss of HK$1.71 billion. In 2017, firms lost HK$992 million.
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KUALA LUMPUR: Blue chips fell in early Friday trade as investors stayed on the sidelines ahead of the noon deadline on the US government’s imposition of tariffs on Chinese goods leaving China at midday.
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KUALA LUMPUR: Two new political parties are set to emerge over the next few months that would change the Malaysian political landscape.
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One of the early promises of the ride-hailing era ushered in by Uber and Lyft was that the new entrants would complement public transit, reduce car ownership, and help alleviate urban congestion.
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LONDON, May 10 — The creditors of struggling British department stores group Debenhams yesterday backed a restructuring plan that will see 22 stores closed next year, putting 1,200 jobs at risk.
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TASEK GELUGOR: Some 120 flood victims from 23 families are still housed at two relief centres opened here and in Butterworth until 7pm this evening.
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Some 120 flood victims from 23 families are still housed at two relief centres opened in Tasek Gelugor and Butterworth until 7pm this evening.
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TASEK GELUGOR (Bernama): Some 120 flood victims from 23 families are still housed at two relief centres opened here and in Butterworth as at 7pm Thursday (May 9).
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KOTA KINABALU (May 9): South Korean low-cost airline Air Busan will commence its direct flights to Kota Kinabalu, Sabah, this month.
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A top Indonesian lawmaker has demanded a parliamentary inquiry into the deaths of more than 500 officials during recent elections, most of them linked to fatigue-related illnesses in gruelling work co...
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PUTRAJAYA (ANN): Prime Minister Tun Dr Mahathir Mohamad said Thursday (May 9) that he will not see out a full term and will step aside after fixing problems his Pakatan Harapan (PH) coalition claims it inherited after forming the government exactly a year ago.
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Pop-up selfie cameras seem to be a norm among Chinese smartphone manufacturers.
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PETALING JAYA: After a seven month wait, the Registrar of Societies (RoS) has finally approved Parti Bumiputera Perkasa Malaysia (Putra).
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KOTA KINABALU: From the sunset to the ocean, these are among the attractions Sabah has to offer to Korean travellers.
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The constitution of Parti Bumiputera Perkasa Malaysia (Putra) is based on that of the "old" Umno founded in 1946, according to Ibrahim Ali.
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Dr Mahathir Mohamad, known for his penchant for mega-projects which included the KL Tower and Petronas Twin Towers during his first tenure as prime minister, today said the measure of economic success...
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The Subaru Impreza 22B STi will soon be available as a 1/64 model from Hot Wheels.
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Innovation Cybersecurity Ecosystem at BLOCK71 (ICE71), a Singapore-based cybersecurity entrepreneur hub, has unveiled the 10 startups that got funding through its ICE71 Accelerate program.
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KUALA LUMPUR (May 9): FGV Holdings Bhd said an agreement relating to business compliance and human rights programmes it signed with two government agencies has lapsed upon its expiry on March 29.
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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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PUTRAJAYA - Prime Minister Mahathir Mohamad said on Thursday (May 9) that he will not see out a full term and will step aside after fixing problems his Pakatan Harapan (PH) coalition claims it inherit...
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SANDAKAN: Sabah Chief Minister Datuk Seri Mohd Shafie Apdal says Datuk Seri Najib Razak is free to come into Sabah, refuting rumours that there is a directive to ban him from entering the state.
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KUALA LUMPUR: Controversial politician Datuk Ibrahim Ali has unveiled a new political party representing the country's bumiputra population.
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NOTABLE off-market trades during the period under review included a direct transaction of 24.8 million shares or a 13.5% stake in Ideal United Bintang International Bhd on April 22.
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NAJIB TRIAL | Najib Abdul Razak was spotted toying around with his selfie camera while in the dock in the High Court in Kuala Lumpur today.
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In conjunction with the upcoming Raya festivities, Mitsubishi Motors Malaysia (MMM) announced that it will be hosting the 4Sure Best Raya contest.
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May 2018 May 9 Pakatan Harapan wins the 14th general election (GE14). May 10 Tun Dr Mahathir Mohamad is sworn in as the seventh Malaysian prime minister, the first to hold the position twice.
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KUALA LUMPUR, May 9 — The joint trial of Datuk Seri Najib Razak and former Treasury secretary-general Tan Sri Mohd Irwan Serigar Abdullah over six criminal breach of trust (CBT) charges involving RM...
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KUALA LUMPUR, May 9 — Former Treasury secretary-general Tan Sri Mohd Irwan Serigar Abdullah today joined former prime minister Datuk Seri Najib Razak in court ahead of the 16th day of the latter's o...
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Since the last general election, the space for press freedom has expanded considerably.
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SIBU: An Indonesian man has been jailed 20 years by the Sessions Court here after he pleaded guilty to two counts of rape involving a 12-year-old neighbour.
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THROUGHOUT its first year in power in Terengganu, PAS' strategy has been to work with its new friend Umno while maintaining a relationship with Pakatan Harapan in Putrajaya.
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KLANG: Preliminary work to replace damaged pipes in Bukit Raja has started, says Selangor executive councillor Izham Hashim.
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TUN Dr Mahathir Mohamad’s 5/10 evaluation of his Cabinet is keeping it real.
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KUALA LUMPUR (May 8): Axiata Group Bhd, which is in the midst of working on a mega merger plan with Norwegian Telenor group for their operations in Asia, said its 80%-owned unit Ncell Private Ltd has ...
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MOSCOW, May 8 — Trading houses Vitol, Glencore and Trafigura are caught in the crossfire between Russian oil producers and Western buyers as the latter refuse to take contaminated crude that traders...
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PUTRAJAYA, May 8 — Tun Dr Mahathir Mohamad will turn 94 this year, but the prime minister was as sharp and witty as ever as he fielded question after question during an hour-long interview ahead of ...
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The 22nd witness of the Royal Commission of Inquiry into the discovery of temporary transit camps and mass graves at Wang Kelian, Perlis on Wednesday said he only had to cross over a thigh-high coile...
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AUTO Shanghai, the annual motor show in April, is an icon of China’s audacious push to transform itself into the world leader in electric vehicles (EVs). Just as car enthusiasts and auto dealers go ...
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PUTRAJAYA: The journalist who discovered mass graves in Perlis in 2015 says it was easy to cross between the Malaysian-Thai border.
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TOKYO: Honda Motor Co forecast on Wednesday a 6 percent increase in operating profit for the current fiscal year due to cost reduction efforts and a restructuring of its production network in Europe.
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PUTRAJAYA, MAY 8 — A Malay Mail photographer and its former Penang correspondent today told the Royal Commission of Inquiry (RCI) on Wang Kelian that the Malaysia-Thai border was porous and that any...
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SIBU: An Indonesian man has been sentenced to a total of 20 years and three months’ jail plus four strokes of the rotan by the Sessions Court after he was found guilty of raping a 12-year-old girl and entering the country illegally.
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KUCHING: The Sarawak Ministry of International Trade and E-Commerce will coordinate seven trade expositions, mostly in foreign countries in the second half of the year to exhibit and promote various p...
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KUALA LUMPUR: Bursa Malaysia came under selling pressure early Wednesday, in line with the weaker key Asian markets, as fresh anxiety weighed on investor sentiment due to the US-China trade conflict.
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KUALA LUMPUR: Petra Energy Bhd, EG Industries Bhd, Hartalega Holdings Bhd and TH Heavy Engineering Bhd are among the stocks to watch on Wednesday, according to JF Apex Research.
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KUALA LUMPUR: CIMB Equities Research expects the 25 basis points cut in overnight policy rate (OPR) to reduce banks’ FY20F net profit by about 3.2%.
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GEORGE TOWN: Don’t leave home without your umbrella today. That is the advice for Penangites as the state is placed on Yellow alert for 48 hours following incessant rain since yesterday.
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MAY 7 — May 9th marks the first anniversary of Malaysia’s 14th general election — an admirable exercise in democracy which had led to a change in government for the first time in its more than s...
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NEW DELHI, May 7 — Jet Airways’ pilots’ union has appealed to India’s top court to direct State Bank Of India (SBI) to release interim funding to try to revive the grounded airline, according ...
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KUALA LUMPUR (May 7): Hartalega Holdings Bhd’s net profit for the fourth quarter ended March 31, 2019 (4QFY19) fell 22% year-on-year to RM91.36 million from RM116.65 million, despite higher revenue,...
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LONDON, May 7 — Anglo-Australian mining giant BHP is facing a landmark, US$5 billion (RM20.75 billion) damages claim in England for being “woefully negligent” in the run-up to a 2015 dam failure...
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DUBAI: The Turkish lira tumbled the most in emerging markets and stocks erased this year’s gains after investors interpreted the decision to redo Istanbul’s municipal vote as another manifestation of President Recep Tayyip Erdogan’s influence over independent institutions.
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KUALA LUMPUR: Test drive any Mitsubishi car and stand a chance to win a dinner with Malaysian celebrities Izzue Islam and Amyra Rosli.
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FRANKFURT: Late last week, Hyundai announced that the Ioniq electric lineup had received a mid-cycle refresh.
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WOLFSBURG: Volkswagen's first all-electric car, the ID, is set to be shown at the Frankfurt Motor Show in Germany, which runs from Sept 12 to 22.
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GEORGE TOWN, May 7 — Ever want to dance the joget at a Peranakan wedding or visit a traditional Chettiar office?
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SYDNEY: Australia’s second-biggest lender Westpac Banking Corp posted its lowest half-year profit since 2013, as interest income shrank along with the housing market, and costs rose as the bank compensated customers for botched service.
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KUALA LUMPUR: Axiata's and Digi's rally chalked up a healthy rebound for the FBM KLCI amid a chaotic outlook resulting from US-China trade talks.
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PUTRAJAYA (May 7): Tun Dr Mahathir Mohamad has given what he described as a “conservative” score of five out of 10 to his cabinet ministers — many of whom are first-time ministers — ahead of t...
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SYDNEY, May 7 ― Asian shares wallowed near five-week lows early today after US President Donald Trump's threat to raise tariffs re-ignited worries about US-China trade tensions while Japan's Nikkei ...
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SYDNEY: Asian shares wallowed near five-week lows on early Tuesday after U.S. President Donald Trump's threat to raise tariffs re-ignited worries about U.S.-China trade tensions while Japan's Nikkei opened down after a 10-day break
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KUALA LUMPUR: Shares of Axiata and Digi helped shore up Bursa Malaysia early Tuesday when they resumed trading after announcing a massive merger plan but the FBM KLCI still wallowed in the red on the latest development in the US-China trade wars.
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TOKYO, May 7 ― Tokyo's key Nikkei stock index opened down today after an unprecedented 10-day break, tracking global declines after US President Donald Trump threatened new tariffs on Chinese goods.
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KINI ROUNDUP | Here are key headlines you may have missed yesterday, in brief. 1.
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PUTRAJAYA: There is no need to restructure the existing Cabinet, says Tun Dr Mahathir Mohamad.
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KUALA LUMPUR, May 6 — The visit by Argentinian Vice-President Marta Gabriella Michetti to Malaysia is set to be the impetus for a second wave of Kuala Lumpur-Buenos Aires relationship.
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KUALA LUMPUR, May 6 — US President Donald Trump’s vow to hike tariffs on US$200 billion of Chinese goods last week to speed up the trade talks dragged down Asian equities, including Bursa Malaysia...
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KUALA LUMPUR: Key Asian markets were routed on Monday after US President Donald Trump issued more tariff threats against China but Bursa Malaysia managed to close off its intra-day lows.
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IT looks like the CEO’s seat at Star Media Group Bhd will remain empty a little longer as Wong Eng Teng, currently chief operating officer at Prudential Assurance Malaysia Bhd, has turned down the p...
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PUTRAJAYA: Prime Minister Dr Mahathir Mohamad says he has no plans to reshuffle his Cabinet members despite rating them five over 10.
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PUTRAJAYA, May 6 — Tun Dr Mahathir Mohamad has harshly scored the maiden Pakatan Harapan (PH) Cabinet merely five out of 10, citing inexperience and fear of making a wrong move.
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KOTA KINABALU (May 6): The construction of a Hyatt Centric hotel in the city centre here will help boost Sabah’s economy, Chief Minister Datuk Seri Mohd Shafie Apdal said.
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PUTRAJAYA: Dr Mahathir Mohamad says he heard no complaints from the Johor government over Mazlan Bujang’s appointment as the state PPBM chief, following news that the majority of division chiefs met...
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PETALING JAYA: Former Johor menteri besar Osman Sapian said he was not behind a meeting of PPBM leaders in the state who reportedly snubbed chairman Dr Mahathir Mohamad over the appointment of the par...
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A recent Bloomberg TV interview with UBS Global Wealth Management regional chief investment officer (CIO) Kelvin Tay in Singapore clearly ruffled some feathers, judging by the rebuke from two members ...
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PUTRAJAYA (THE STAR/ASIA NEWS NETWORK) - There will be no Cabinet reshuffle, says Prime Minister Tun Dr Mahathir Mohamad on Monday (May 6) as Pakatan Harapan heads into its first year of holding the f...
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PUTRAJAYA: There will be no Cabinet reshuffle, says Prime Minister Tun Dr Mahathir Mohamad as Pakatan Harapan heads into its first year of holding the federal reins.