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KUALA LUMPUR (Aug 15): Dialog Group Bhd posted a 22.5% increase in net profit to RM141 million in the fourth quarter ended June 30 against RM115 million a year ago, on the back of an improvement in it...
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KUALA LUMPUR (Aug 14): Malaysia comes in fourth among 29 countries whose population are fearful of getting old, according to market research firm Ipsos Sdn Bhd (Ipsos).
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PETALING JAYA: An international survey has found that 62% of Malaysians worry about growing old, with more than half – 56% – feeling that there is a lack of respect for the elderly.
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Yong Teck Lee KOTA KINABALU: DAP should forget the Khat issue and fulfill the promises made to the Sabah people instead, urged Sabah Progressive Party (SAPP) president Datuk  Yong Teck Lee.
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KOTA KINABALU: Former Sabah chief minister Yong Teck Lee called on DAP supremo Lim Kit Siang and his son Lim Guan Eng to fulfil their promises to Sabah instead of lamenting a purported loss of support...
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THE majority of companies in Malaysia (80%) are using innovation strategically to unlock value in new business opportunities, without leveraging on those innovations to revitalise their core business,...
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KOTA KINABALU: Former chief minister Yong Teck Lee has slammed Sabah Tourism, Culture and Environment Minister Christina Liew for saying she was not aware of the departure levy to be imposed by the fe...
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Last Wednesday, it was revealed that more than half of the individuals arrested by the Malaysian Anti-Corruption Commission (MACC) over the last five years were aged 40 and below.
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KUALA LUMPUR: The government aims to create a culture of entrepreneurship that encourages entrepreneurs to become job creators and to provide guidance to those working in their respective industries, ...
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PETALING JAYA: Putrajaya is pushing strategies to get more youths involved in entrepreneurship to make it contribute up to 50% of the nation’s gross domestic product (GDP) by 2030, Dr Mahathir Moham...
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PUTRAJAYA (Aug 2): The Public Sector Home Financing Board (LPPSA) says it aims to disburse RM12 billion in total loans by the end of this year.
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PUTRAJAYA (Aug 2): The Public Sector Home Financing Board (LPPSA) says it aims to disburse RM12 billion in total loans by the end of this year.
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KUALA LUMPUR (Aug 1): Following Lotte Chemical Titan Holdings Bhd's (LCT) weak first half of financial year ending June 30, 2019 (1HFY19), CGSCIMB Research has cut its earnings forecast for the group ...
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GEORGE TOWN: More than half of the individuals arrested by the Malaysian Anti-Corruption Commission (MACC) over the last five years are those aged 40 and below.
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PETALING JAYA: The National House Buyers Association (HBA) has opposed a proposal that other states follow Johor’s policy of charging property developers a conversion levy for the release of Bumiput...
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THE International Monetary Fund (IMF) may have identified China as having more to lose in the US-China trade war, but the real loser is the world which has become economically more dependent on China.
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WHETHER it is due to water or electricity cuts, Malaysians are now being compelled to examine the way we generate and use the energy, water and other resources available to us.
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KUALA LUMPUR: The government is optimistic that timber exports in 2019 could exceed RM22.3 billion recorded last year due to increasing demand for local timber and timber products.
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I love co-working offices. Earlier article here: Own office and co-working space?
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KUALA LUMPUR: The United Kingdom (UK) wants to deepen its trade ties with Malaysia, particularly in the Islamic capital market and in return, Malaysia can tap into a bigger pool of international investors when it uses London as a platform to issue debts.
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ASIA is now the centre of global economic activity.
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With the wind rushing through their hair, they zip past on bikes, electric scooters and mono-wheels, effortlessly passing lines of hot-and-bothered drivers stuck in the endless Paris traffic.
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PETALING JAYA: A mandatory general offer (MGO) at Media Prima Bhd seems more likely now, as Tan Sri Syed Mokhtar Albukhary further tightened his grip on the media company with an additional 55 million shares or a 4.96% stake last Thursday.
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KUALA LUMPUR (July 11): Multinational serviced office and co-working space provider Regus has launched a new franchise scheme in Malaysia Head of Partnership Growth at IWG Matthew James Kenley said in...
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TAIPEI: The new normal of global trade is that there are few safe harbours.
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TAIPEI: The new normal of global trade is that there are few safe harbors.
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KUALA LUMPUR: First-time home buyers burdened with student loans will now be able to buy their own home as they will no longer be blacklisted from buying a house under the Central Credit Reference Information System (CCRIS).
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KUALA LUMPUR: Malaysia needs a long-term energy policy to ensure the sustainability of supply and attract investments into the country.
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KUALA LUMPUR: National Higher Education Fund Corporation (PTPTN) borrowers listed in the Central Credit Reference Information System (CCRIS) will be able to buy their first house, said Housing and Loc...
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KUALA LUMPUR: National Higher Education Fund Corporation (PTPTN) borrowers listed in the Central Credit Reference Information System (CCRIS) will be able to buy their first house, said Housing and Loc...
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PETALING JAYA: The trust Malaysians have in traditional a is stronger now than five years ago, a study has revealed.
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Anthony Loke, Malaysia’s Transport Minister, recently said that there the government currently has no plans to regulate the fares of ride-sharing service.
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KUALA LUMPUR: Eligible tourism players can now tap into the newly established Malaysia Tourism Promotion Fund (Gamelan Malaysia) to help boost the industry this year.
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You’ve probably already heard that e-hailing drivers will have to have a Personal Service Vehicle (PSV) license to operate after 12 July.
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KUALA LUMPUR (July 6): Earlier this week, businessman Tan Sri Syed Mokhtar Albukhary acquired an 11.1% stake in media outfit Media Prima Bhd.
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KUCHING: SUPP Youth chief Michael Tiang has accused DAP of resorting to dirty politics as it prepares for the Sarawak state election, due in 2021.
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KUALA LUMPUR (July 5): Dominating 85% of consumer purchases globally in automotive, healthcare, household and technology sectors, women are the “emerging market” that the world needs to give atten...
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KUCHING: Sarawak’s tourism minister has opposed any move to replace the tourism tax with the departure levy, saying this would affect the country’s tourism ministry, resulting in losses for all st...
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KUALA LUMPUR: The opposition bloc today announced it will unanimously support the lowering of the voting age from 21 to 18 — but with two conditions.
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The residents of Eixample, an elegant, tree-lined district in central Barcelona, are getting used to a new sound: the rattle of suitcases being dragged along paving stones.
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SHAH ALAM: Malaysia will be able to weather dry spells and droughts with its huge amounts of yet-to-be extracted underground water, says Water, Land and Natural Resources Minister Dr Xavier Jaya­kumar.
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FRESH from the controversy over the car plates of “TMJ” and “RZ”, Transport Minister Anthony Loke has avoided further questions from the press on the issue, sticking to his reply from the day before.
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KUALA LUMPUR: Thousands of Malaysians are seeking refugee status in Australia every year, as an excuse to remain in the country.
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The transport ministry says that there will be no change in the policies regarding ride-hailing services, and those in the industry must abide by the rules and regulations that have been set for it.
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KUCHING: The training of teachers involved in the teaching of Science and Mathematics in English will begin by September, Sarawak Education, Science and Technological Research Minister Michael Manyin ...
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KOTA KINABALU: Kinabatangan Umno Youth voiced concern today over what it sees as a rise of racism within the party, calling for a return of the “1Malaysia spirit” promoted by the previous Barisan ...
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PUTRAJAYA is offering to pay the shareholders of Gamuda Bhd and Lingkaran Trans Kota Holdings Bhd (Litrak Holdings) RM6.2 billion to take over four toll highways in the Klang Valley.
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PETALING JAYA: More than half the population will be eligible to vote in the next general election if amendments are passed to reduce the minimum voting age to 18, according to the government.
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PETALING JAYA: More than 50% of Malaysians would be eligible to vote in the next general election, if amendments to the laws are passed to lower the voting age from 21 to 18.
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KUALA LUMPUR: Eco World International Bhd (EWI) staged a turnaround in the first six months ended April 30, 2019 with a net profit of RM10.77mil compared to a net loss of RM36.63mil a year ago.
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KUALA LUMPUR (June 27): Eco World International Bhd's (EWI) net loss for the second quarter ended April 30, 2019 (2QFY19) narrowed to RM11.98 million from net loss RM26.46 million a year earlier.
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KUALA LUMPUR: Eco World International Bhd (EWI), which staged a turnaround in the first half ended April 30, 2019 (H1 FY19), expects to be on track to record a substantially higher profit in the second half of FY19.
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The Vehicle Theft Reduction Council of Malaysia (VTREC), together with the Royal Malaysia Police (PDRM), has launched its Vehicle Theft Awareness Campaign 2019 at the Bukit Aman police headquarters to...
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THE United Nations General Assembly declared tomorrow, June 27, the Micro-, Small and Medium-sized Enterprises Day.
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KUALA LUMPUR (June 24): Shares in Lingkaran Trans Kota Holdings Bhd (Litrak) jumped 17.81% this morning after Putrajaya offered some RM4.5 billion to Litrak and Gamuda Bhd to take over four toll highw...
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KUALA LUMPUR: In just a year, Gamuda Bhd has divested its cash generative concession business, namely its 40% equity stake in water treatment firm Syarikat Pengeluar Air Sungai Selangor (SPLASH), and ...
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KUALA LUMPUR (June 22): Putrajaya is offering to take over the four toll highways owned by Gamuda Bhd and Lingkaran Trans Kota Holdings Bhd (Litrak Holdings) for RM4.5 billion cash.
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KUCHING: Finance Minister Lim Guan Eng has asked Bank Pembangunan Malaysia Berhad (BPMB) to make it easier for tourism industry players to gain financial assistance.
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PETALING JAYA: More than 50% of Malaysians believe people claiming to be refugees and entering the country are economic migrants and want to claim welfare benefits, says an independent market research firm.
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WE refer to the report “Cooperative Commission to investigate scam allegations” (StarBiz, June 11) on the statement by the Malaysia Cooperative Societies Commission that it would investigate alleg...
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A HUGE infrastructure gap exists in Asean and it has become increasingly clear in recent years that the region may not be able to fund its infrastructure needs.
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I used to travel to Hong Kong on a monthly basis a few years ago when I was tasked to set up a specialist team there.
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FAR East Holdings Bhd, its substantial shareholder — the Prosper group — and companies related to them have accumulated as much as 16.85% in plantation company United Malacca Bhd (UMB), filings wi...
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Advertisers and companies trying to expand their marketing, take heed: There’s a new way to reach customers, starting with something called "advanced television”.
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As the 12 July deadline for all e-hailing drivers to take obtain a Public Service Vehicle (PSV) license looms closer, ride-sharing services are expected to lose approximately 50% of its drivers once t...
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BUKIT MERTAJAM: Allocating income from tourism tax to the states will be continued where 50% of the income would be given back to the states as promised by the government, according to Finance Ministe...
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PETALING JAYA: At least 50% of e-hailing drivers will “fall out” by the July 12 deadline for them to obtain a Public Service Vehicle (PSV) licence, according to their representative bodies.
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KUALA LUMPUR (June 13): Greatech Technology Bhd, an industrial automation solutions provider made its debut today on the ACE Market of Bursa Malaysia Securities at 2.5 sen premium over its initial pub...
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Electric utility company, Tenaga Nasional Berhad, will be penalised by the Energy Commission of Malaysia (ST) for committing several violations.
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GEORGE TOWN: 93% of poisoning cases between 2006 and 2015, occurred at home, with half of the cases involving children.
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PETALING JAYA: The Malaysia Co-operative Societies Commission will investigate allegations that certain co-operatives are involved in a syndicated loan scam, falsifying payslips for civil servants and employees of government-linked companies.
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SINGAPORE: Singapore Exchange Ltd (SGX) aims to add products to its lucrative derivatives business and offer South-East Asian unicorns a platform to list shares and bonds, in a multi-asset strategy aimed at sustaining growth, its chief executive said.
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SINGAPORE: Singapore Exchange Ltd (SGX) aims to add products to its lucrative derivatives business and offer Southeast Asian unicorns a platform to list shares and bonds, in a multi-asset strategy aimed at sustaining growth, its chief executive said.
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KUALA LUMPUR: The Employees Provident Fund (EPF) has reported total investment income of RM9.66bil for the first quarter ended March 31, 2019, which is lower than the sum recorded in the corresponding quarter of last year.
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IPOH (May 31): The Perak state government will hold further discussions with hoteliers on the 50% distribution of its tourism tax collection to the state government commencing this year.
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KUALA LUMPUR (May 31): The Employees Provident Fund's (EPF) investment income for the first quarter ended March 31, 2019 (1Q19) dipped to RM9.66 billion from RM12.88 billion a year earlier.
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KUALA LUMPUR (May 31): The Employees Provident Fund's (EPF) investment income for the first quarter ended March 31, 2019 (1Q19) dipped to RM9.66 billion from RM12.88 billion a year earlier.
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KUALA LUMPUR: The Employees Provident Fund (EPF) reported its net investment income of RM9.66bil, down by 25% from the RM12.88bil a year ago due to the volatility in the equities assets but cushioned by fixed income investments.
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IPOH (May 30): The Perak state government will hold further discussions with hoteliers on the 50% distribution of its tourism tax collection to the state government commencing this year.
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Aside from its new flagship killer contender, the Redmi K20 Pro and K20, the sub-brand of Xiaomi has also announced a notebook called RedmiBook 14.
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PUTRAJAYA: The Federal Government has agreed to write off the loan given to the state government for the rural water supply project on 2001 onward, said Prime Minister Tun Dr Mahathir Mohamad today.
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PUTRAJAYA: The federal government is providing RM60 million in additional federal allocations for state governments, as well as 50% of tourism tax receipts.
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PETALING JAYA: The Cabinet will most likely reinstate the foreign workers replacement system for all sectors to help resolve the shortage of labour in the country.
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KUALA LUMPUR: Sunway Bhd’s 1Q19 core net profit was broadly in line at 23% of CIMB Equities Research and consensus full-year estimates.
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As promised, HONOR today has officially launched its brand-new device, the HONOR 20 Pro.
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PETALING JAYA: Four out of 10 teens in Malaysia have suicidal thoughts when they face problems. They tend to turn to social media to find solace, reveals a study on youths’ cyber wellness.
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PETALING JAYA: While Malaysians say they are concerned about the spread of fake news, many prefer to get their information via social media rather than genuine news sites, Bernama reported.
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THE largest workspace operator in the world, WeWork, officially launched its space in Equatorial Plaza, Kuala Lumpur.
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PETALING JAYA: Taxi associations are the latest to voice out against the transport ministry’s decision to lift restrictions on the darkness of tints for the rear windows and rear windscreens of priv...
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KOTA KINABALU: Sabah Progressive Party (SAPP) president Yong Teck Lee today told the Pakatan Harapan government it has one last chance to reduce fuel prices tomorrow, before the Sandakan by-election o...
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PUTRAJAYA: Transport Minister Loke Siew Fook today defended his ministry’s decision to allow darker tint on car windows, saying it is in line with international regulations.
Loke Siew Fook | VLT rate | PUTRAJAYA | 50% | Japan | VLT | Most | Puspakom | 2014 | 70 | 2014 | 50 | 75 | 25 | 70 | 35 | 30 | 5 | 50
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PETALING JAYA: Former transport minister Liow Tiong Lai today questioned the ministry’s decision to allow motorists to tint their rear windows “as dark as they want”, asking if the government ha...
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The government has announced revisions to the current vehicle tinting guidelines, which were last revised in February 2016 when updated regulations filed under Motor Vehicles (Prohibition of Certain T...
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TOKYO (Bloomberg): Yusaku Maezawa, the founder and largest shareholder of the country’s online fashion shopping site Zozo Inc, said on Twitter that he’s selling more of his notable art collection to raise money.
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Notable filings DURING the week of April 15 to 19, notable changes in shareholdings of companies listed on Bursa Malaysia included the disposal of 25.64 million shares, or a 4.23% stake, in Orion IXL ...
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POLITICAL analysts do not see DAP having any problem retaining the Sandakan parliamentary seat in the upcoming by-election but deem it a loss for the party if its candidate wins with only a slim major...
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POLITICAL analysts do not see DAP having any problem retaining the Sandakan parliamentary seat in the upcoming by-election but deem it a loss for the party if its candidate wins with only a slim major...
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