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PRODUCER, director and actress Erma Fatima has defended her decision to pick TV actors Janna Nick (pic) and Syafiq Kyle to play the leads in the stage play Pawana Isabella, Metro Ahad reported.
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KUALA LUMPUR (July 29): Primary Industries Minister Teresa Kok today settled her defamation suit against Jaringan Melayu Malaysia (JMM) president Datuk Azwanddin Hamzah out of court following the latt...
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KUALA LUMPUR (July 29): The FBM KLCI pared some of its loss at mid-morning today but remained lacklustre ahead of the public holiday on Tuesday in conjunction with installation of the Agong.
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KUALA LUMPUR, July 28 — International funds made a comeback into Bursa Malaysia from Monday to Thursday, registering a foreign net inflow of RM56.9 million compared with last week’s total foreign...
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PUTRAJAYA: The public holiday on July 30 declared by the federal government in conjunction with the installation of the 16th Yang di-Pertuan Agong also applies as a paid holiday for employees in the p...
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PUTRAJAYA (Bernama): The public holiday on July 30 declared by the Federal Government in conjunction with the installation of the 16th Yang di-Pertuan Agong is also a paid holiday for employees in the private sector, the Human Resource Ministry announced on Friday (July 26).
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KUALA LUMPUR (July 26): The FBM KLCI looked poised to end the week on a tepid note in line with regional markets as it dropped 0.31% at mid-morning Friday.
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KUALA LUMPUR (July 25): The FBM KLCI stayed in negative zone at the midday break against the backdrop of cautious regional markets, dragged by Petronas-linked stocks.
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A quarter-point Federal Reserve interest rate cut in July is almost a done deal, according to economists in a Reuters poll, who expects another later in the year amid rising economic risks from the on...
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KUALA LUMPUR, July 23 ― Bursa Malaysia ended the morning session on a positive note and on expectations of an interest rates cut by the European Central Bank (ECB) and the US Federal Reserve.
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KUALA LUMPUR (July 23): The FBM KLCI reversed its earlier loss and notched up marginal gains at the midday break, in line with the advance at regional markets.
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KUALA LUMPUR (July 23): The ringgit opened slightly lower against the US dollar today as traders stayed cautious ahead of a widely expected US interest rates cut later this month.
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KUALA LUMPUR, July 23 ― The ringgit opened slightly lower against the US dollar today as traders stayed cautious ahead of a widely expected US interest rates cut later this month.
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KUALA LUMPUR: The ringgit opened slightly lower against the US dollar today as traders stayed cautious ahead of a widely expected US interest rates cut later this month.
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TOKYO: Expectations of policy easing by major central banks such as the Federal Reserve propped up global stocks on Tuesday, while the pound sagged as Britain braced for a new prime minister who could pave the way for a no-deal exit from the European Union.
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PETALING JAYA: Equity markets appear to be bracing for a disappointment and are expecting a smaller interest rate cut by the US Federal Reserve (Fed) come the end of this month.
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KUALA LUMPUR (July 22): The FBM KLCI index closed a marginal 0.17% lower today to 1,655.40 points, in line with regional markets weathering uncertainties stemming from a number of factors, including t...
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KUALA LUMPUR, July 22 ― Bursa Malaysia was lower when closing the morning session today, no thanks to the cautious underlying market environment, a dealer said.
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KUALA LUMPUR (July 22): The FBM KLCI fell 0.28% at mid-morning today, tracking regional markets, weighed by select index-linked blue chips.
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TOKYO, July 22 ― Asia stocks eased today as investors reduced expectations of an aggressive interest rate cut by the Federal Reserve, while heightened Middle East tensions following an Iranian seizu...
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TOKYO: Asia stocks eased on Monday as investors reduced expectations of an aggressive interest rate cut by the Federal Reserve, while heightened Middle East tensions following an Iranian seizure of a British tanker lifted crude oil prices.
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LONDON, July 20 ― London's FTSE 100 ended higher yesterday as bolstered hopes of a US interest rate cut stoked risk appetite, though the index's advances were reined in after political turmoil in It...
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NEW YORK, July 19 — Wall Street’s main indexes inched higher today after solid results from technology giant Microsoft added to an upbeat mood following hints from a top Federal Reserve official t...
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NEW YORK, July 19 — US stock futures inched higher today as strong results for Microsoft’s cloud business fed into a bullish mood following signs from New York Fed President John Williams that the...
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KUALA LUMPUR (July 19): As the market is expecting another rate cut by US Federal Reserve (Fed), this could be a boon for emerging equity markets, including Malaysia.
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SHANGHAI: China and Hong Kong stocks followed Asian shares higher on Friday, after a comment from top Federal Reserve official cemented expectations of a US interest rate cut later this month, fuelling risk appetite.
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BENGAURU: Gold on Friday surpassed the key $1,450 level for the first time since May 2013, after comments from a top Federal Reserve official bolstered expectations of an interest rate cut, while fresh tensions in the Middle East further supported bullion.
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KUALA LUMPUR (July 19): The FBM KLCI rose 0.42% at mid-morning today, against the backdrop of firmer regional markets, lifted by index heavyweight Tenaga Nasional Bhd as well as Petronas Chemicals Gro...
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TOKYO, July 19 ― Asian stocks gained and the dollar sagged today after a top Federal Reserve official all but cemented expectations of a US interest rate cut later this month.
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TOKYO, July 19 ― The dollar was on the defensive today after Federal Reserve officials bolstered expectations of an aggressive rate cut this month to address weakening price pressures.
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KUALA LUMPUR, July 19 ― Shares on Bursa Malaysia rebounded to open higher today, reversing three days of losses in anticipation of a rise in US interest rates.
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KUALA LUMPUR: Blue chips staged a relief rally, riding on the firmer Wall Street close as a rate cut drew near, while Petronas stocks, Tenaga Nasional and Public Bank led the gainers.
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NEW YORK, July 19 ― Central banks should move quickly to address economic pain when interest rates are already low, a senior Federal Reserve official said yesterday.
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THE globalised economy has created more competition and difficulties for those seeking to start and sustain a business.
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KUALA LUMPUR (July 18): The FBM KLCI remained in the red at the midday break today, as valuations stayed stretched against the backdrop of tightly traded regional markets.
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KUALA LUMPUR (July 18): The FBM KLCI reversed its losses and ticked up at mid-morning today, lifted by select index-linked counters but gains were not seen as sustainable given the prevailing negative...
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TOKYO, July 18 — The US dollar nursed light losses today, weighed down by lower US yields and a rebound in the British pound from 27-month lows.
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WASHINGTON, July 18 — The US economy grew at a “modest” rate in recent weeks, with consumers continuing to spend and a “generally positive” outlook overall even in the face of disruptions ca...
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PARIS, July 17 — Federal Reserve Chair Jerome Powell added more weight to expectations the central bank will cut interest rates later this month, stressing yesterday that the US inflation outlook is...
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NEW YORK, July 17 — A gauge of global equities lost ground yesterday and US Treasury yields moved higher as a stronger-than-anticipated report on retail sales raised the possibility the Federal Rese...
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NEW YORK, July 16 — Wall Street stocks edged down from records early today following mixed banking earnings and worrisome manufacturing data contrasted with strong US retail sales.
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KUALA LUMPUR, July 14 — Foreign appetite for the Malaysian market continued to remain steady for both local equities and the ringgit, says Bank Islam Malaysia chief economist Mohd Afzanizam Abdul Ra...
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KUALA LUMPUR, July 14 — Foreign appetite for the Malaysian market continued to remain steady for both local equities and the ringgit, says Bank Islam Malaysia chief economist Mohd Afzanizam Abdul Ra...
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KUANTAN, July 13 — The Education Department of Pahang yesterday announced July 29 (Monday) as replacement holiday for all schools in the state.
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TOKYO, July 12 ― The dollar was steady today, having regained some traction against its peers after stronger-than-expected US inflation data tempered the prospect of an aggressive Federal Reserve in...
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BENGALURU: Emerging Asian currencies strengthened against a weaker dollar on Thursday after Federal Reserve Chair Jerome Powell all but confirmed a month-end rate cut to prop-up a cooling economy.
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TOKYO, July 11 — The US dollar was soft today after Federal Reserve Chairman Jerome Powell set the stage for a rate cut later this month, vowing to “act as appropriate” to ensure the world's big...
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TOKYO, July 11 — Asian stocks rose and the US dollar sagged today after Federal Reserve Chair Jerome Powell reinforced prospects of a US interest rate cut later this month.
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TOKYO: Asian stocks rose and the dollar sagged on Thursday after Federal Reserve Chair Jerome Powell reinforced prospects of a U.S. interest rate cut later this month.
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WASHINGTON: The Federal Reserve is preparing to cut interest rates for the first time in a decade because it sees a cooling global economy and no sign of overheating in the jobs market at home.
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KUALA LUMPUR (July 10): The prosecution in Datuk Seri Najib Razak's SRC International Sdn Bhd trial has filed a notice of motion to the High Court here today to postpone the commencement of the former...
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KUALA LUMPUR (July 10): The FBM KLCI closed 3.9 points or 0.23% lower today at 1,678.97 on profit taking and as global investors awaited Federal Reserve chairman Jerome Powell remarks during his two-d...
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LONDON: Germany’s 10-year government bond yield rose to its highest since July 1 on Wednesday, boosted by French industrial production data, as markets waited to see whether Fed Chairman Jay Powell’s testimony to Congress met their dovish expectations.
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WASHINGTON, July 10 ― The US Federal Reserve over the course of its 105-year history has changed monetary policy in reaction to property crashes, war, financial bubbles and policymakers' gut instinc...
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KUALA LUMPUR (July 10): The prosecution in Datuk Seri Najib Razak's SRC International Sdn Bhd trial has filed a notice of motion to the High Court here today to postpone the commencement of the former...
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SYDNEY, July 10 ― Asian shares inched ahead today while higher Treasury yields lifted the dollar as markets wondered if the world's most powerful central banker would confirm or confound expectation...
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SYDNEY: Asian shares inched ahead on Wednesday while higher Treasury yields lifted the dollar as markets wondered if the world's most powerful central banker would confirm or confound expectations for U.S. policy easing this month.
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KUANTAN, July 10 — The Pahang state government yesterday declared July 30 and 31 as public holidays in conjunction with the birthday of Pahang Sultan Al-Sultan Abdullah Ri’ayatuddin Al-Mustafa Bil...
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KUANTAN: Pahang will enjoy an additional day off on July 31 in conjunction with the Sultan of Pahang's birthday.
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KUALA LUMPUR: The government plans to have more places to keep foreign vessels that are seized by Malaysian authorities for trespassing into the country’s territorial waters as the existing one at t...
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TOKYO, July 9 ― Asian stocks struggled to rebound yesterday as investors came to terms with sharply reduced expectations the Federal Reserve will deliver a large interest rate cut at the end of July...
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NEW YORK: US stocks fell on Monday as Apple shares dropped following a broker downgrade and investors continued to weigh chances of an aggressive interest rate cut by the Federal Reserve later this month.
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NEW YORK, July 9 ― US stocks fell yesterday as Apple shares dropped following a broker downgrade and investors continued to weigh chances of an aggressive interest rate cut by the Federal Reserve la...
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NEW YORK: President Donald Trump renewed his attacks on the Federal Reserve, suggesting the central bank is harming U.S. interests out of ignorance.
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WASHINGTON: U.S. job growth rebounded strongly in June, with government payrolls surging, but persistent moderate wage gains and mounting evidence the economy was losing momentum could still encourage the Federal Reserve to cut interest rates this month.
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NEW YORK: U.S. stocks dipped on Friday, as the S&P 500 snapped a three-day streak of record closes, following an unexpectedly strong U.S. payrolls report that led investors to reassess how dovish a stance the Federal Reserve may take at its next meeting
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NEW YORK, July 5 — US stocks lost ground today, retreating from record levels hit in the previous session, after strong US job growth in June pushed investors to scale back bets on aggressive intere...
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WASHINGTON (Reuters): US job growth rebounded strongly in June, but moderate wage gains and mounting evidence that the economy was slowing sharply could still encourage the Federal Reserve to cut interest rates this month.
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Bank Negara will likely hold its benchmark interest rate steady at a policy review on Tuesday, July 9, to assess the effects of a rate cut in May and give itself room for more easing if economic growt...
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KUALA LUMPUR (July 5): Malaysia's central bank will likely hold its benchmark interest rate steady at a policy review on Tuesday, to assess the effects of a rate cut in May and give itself room for mo...
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SYDNEY, July 5 ― Asian shares hovered near two-month highs today, holding recent gains as investors awaited US employment data, a key release that could make or break market expectations about aggre...
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SYDNEY: Asian shares hovered near two-month highs on Friday, holding recent gains as investors awaited U.S. employment data, a key release that could make or break market expectations about aggressive policy easing by the Federal Reserve
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TOKYO, July 4 ― The dollar was on the back foot today, trading near a one-week low versus the yen as falling Treasury yields fuelled expectations the US Federal Reserve will cut interest rates this ...
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NEW YORK, July 4 ― US stocks rose yesterday, with each of the major indexes closing at a record high, as expectations grew that the Federal Reserve would take a more dovish turn as a raft of data pr...
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WASHINGTON, July 4 ― The US trade deficit jumped in May and trade tensions between the United States and China helped drive activity in the services sector to a two-year low in June, further signs t...
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NEW YORK: U.S. stocks rose on Wednesday, with each of the major indexes closing at a record high, as expectations grew that the Federal Reserve would take a more dovish turn as a raft of data provided more evidence of a slowing economy.
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KUALA LUMPUR: Malaysia is set to host the Asian National Museums Association (ANMA) conference later this year.
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KUALA LUMPUR, July 1 — The cultural tourism sector has generated an average revenue of RM551 million for the past three years, says Minister of Tourism, Arts and Culture Datuk Mohamaddin Ketapi.
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KUALA LUMPUR: For the first time, the National Museum will play host to the Asian National Museums Association (ANMA) conference, says Tourism, Arts and Culture Minister Datuk Mohamaddin Ketapi.
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WASHINGTON: The drumbeat for a Federal Reserve interest rate cut is getting louder, with one policy maker calling for a 50 basis point reduction.
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WASHINGTON: The drumbeat for a Federal Reserve interest rate cut is getting louder, with one policy maker calling for a 50 basis point reduction.
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TOKYO: A gauge of global stock markets edged near this year's peak while benchmark U.S. Treasury yields and the dollar dropped after the Federal Reserve signalled possible interest rate cuts later this year.
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TOKYO, June 13 — Asian stocks stuttered today, dogged by the uncertainty over an intractable US-China trade dispute, while oil prices flirted with five-month lows thanks to higher US crude inventori...
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TOKYO: Asian stocks stuttered on Thursday, dogged by the uncertainty over an intractable U.S.-China trade dispute, while oil prices flirted with five-month lows thanks to higher U.S. crude inventories and a bleaker demand outlook.
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REVIEW: The FBM KLCI’s 50-point rally over the final week of May put the index on a better technical footing, halting a downtrend that returned the index to 2016 lows.
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NEW YORK: The Nasdaq confirmed it was in a correction on Monday as stocks extended their recent sell-off, and the continued flight to safe-haven assets pushed 10-year U.S. Treasury yields to their lowest since September 2017.
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NEW YORK, June 4 ― The Nasdaq confirmed it was in a correction yesterday as stocks extended their recent sell-off, and the continued flight to safe-haven assets pushed 10-year US Treasury yields to ...
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(May 31): Malaysia's May 1-31 palm oil exports seen at 1,688,422 tonnes versus April 1-30 at 1,576,442 tonnes, according to Amspec Malaysia.
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KUCHING, May 30 — The state Road Transport Department (JPJ) was urged today to ban heavy vehicles, such as trailers, from travelling along the Sarawak roads which are jammed with other motorists goi...
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LETTER | As Malaysia will be hosting a joint working group meeting in Kuala Lumpur on May 30-31 to work out the new recruitment plan for Bangladeshi migrant workers who come to Malaysia to work, we ho...
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SEOUL: Hyundai Motor today unveiled an electric double-decker bus which is a first of its kind for Hyundai, and is part of the company’s effort to help reduce traffic jams and air pollution.
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KOTA KINABALU: Contestants vying to be Sabah’s Unduk Ngadau or Harvest Queen must not only be beautiful but knowledgeable about their mother tongue, culture and ethnicity, said its organising chairman Jo-Anna Sue Henley Rampas.
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KUALA LUMPUR: Schools should not conduct any activities during the ongoing mid-year break, according to the Education Minister.
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KUALA LUMPUR, May 26 — Yang di-Pertuan Agong Al-Sultan Abdullah Ri’ayatuddin Al-Mustafa Billah Shah and the Pahang royal family will observe 100 days or mourning period, following the demise of Pa...
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KUALA LUMPUR (Bernama): Yang di-Pertuan Agong Al-Sultan Abdullah Ri’ayatuddin Al-Mustafa Billah Shah and the Pahang royal family will observe a mourning period of 100 days following the demise of Paduka Ayahanda Sultan Haji Ahmad Shah Al-Musta'in Billah on Wednesday (May 22).
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PETALING JAYA: To reduce the risk of fatal accidents, Plus Malaysia Berhad (PLUS) advises users of its highways, especially motorcyclists, to be careful when using emergency lanes when they return to ...
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It’s Friday, and as such another weekly fuel price update.
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PETALING JAYA: To reduce the risk of fatal accidents, Plus Malaysia Berhad (PLUS) advises users of its highways, especially motorcyclists, not to use the emergency lanes when they return to their home...
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KUALA LUMPUR: The Finance Ministry today announced that the retail price of RON97 petrol will go up by eight sen to RM2.76 per litre, while petrol prices for RON95 and diesel will remain unchanged, at...