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COMMENT | Over the past three years, various concerns regarding the Penang Transport Master Plan (PTMP) have been raised.
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PETALING JAYA: A total of 17 people were fatally struck by trains in various locations last year owing to lackadaisical attitude and carelessness, says Keretapi Tanah Melayu Bhd (KTMB).
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KUALA LUMPUR: Dr Mahathir Mohamad today questioned Moody’s negative rating for the government’s plan to spend some RM6 billion to bail out the Federal Land Development Authority (Felda), saying th...
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KUALA LUMPUR, April 19 ― Bursa Malaysia ended higher due to brisk buying activities, against a backdrop of mixed regional markets.
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MIRI (April 19): The Air Pollutant Index (API) for Miri city reached an unhealthy level early this morning, with a reading of 188 at 5 am.
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GEORGE TOWN: The National Physical Planning Council (MPFN) only advises federal or state government on development projects under the Town and Country Planning Act, says Penang Chief Minister Chow Kon Yeow.
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KUALA LUMPUR: The local market experienced a slight rebound on Friday following three straight days of losses as investors regained some composure following news of possible outflows from Malaysia's bond market.
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MIRI: The Air Pollutant Index (API) for Miri city reached an unhealthy level early this morning, with a reading of 188 at 5am.
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LETTER | As a Malaysian doctor who has done more than his fair share of contributing to the people of Sabah and Sarawak, I am disappointed with the politicians of East Malaysian states trying to amend...
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PETALING JAYA: Moody’s Investors Service views the government’s financial aid of RM6.2bil (US$1.5bil or 0.4% of gross domestic product or GDP) to the Federal Land Development Authority (Felda) as credit negative.
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KUALA LUMPUR (April 18): Jaks Resources Bhd is now planning to place out up to 10% of its shares to third party investors to raise up to RM54.97 million, four months after the group completed a rights...
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KUALA LUMPUR: Alcom Group Bhd’s share price is showing signs of potential breakout from its sideway channel, according to PublicInvest Research.
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KUALA LUMPUR, April 18 ― Share prices continued their downward momentum on Bursa Malaysia this morning with trading remaining lacklustre.
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PARIS, April 18 ― Pledged donations from French billionaires, companies and ordinary citizens for the restoration of fire-ravaged Notre-Dame cathedral are approaching €900 million (RM4.2 billion) ...
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LETTER | Aliran is utterly shocked and disappointed over the granting of conditional approval for the environmental impact assessment report for the proposed Pan Island Link (PIL) highway in Penang.
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KUALA LUMPUR, April 17 — Representatives from 16 Ramadan bazaar and night market associations today said they will not comply with the Kuala Lumpur City Hall’s (DBKL) move to manage their stalls u...
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KUALA LUMPUR: A slide in Maybank and Tenaga Nasional shares sent the FBM KLCI to the lowest close since December 2016 while the ringgit extended its decline against the US dollar.
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GEORGE TOWN: The Penang government today admitted there were a few drawing errors in the environment study done on the Pan Island Link 1 (PIL1) highway, where the terracing of hill slopes appears to b...
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GEORGE TOWN (April 17): The funds for Penang’s Pan Island Link 1 (PIL1) project, which had been conditionally approved by the Department of Environment (DOE), would be well spent to effectively solv...
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KUALA LUMPUR (April 17): The Department of Environment (DOE) has not yet received an Environmental Impact Assessment (EIA) from the Federal Government on the new alignment of the East Coast Rail Link ...
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KUALA LUMPUR (April 17): Singles from the lower income Bottom 40 (B40) household group working in the capital can start applying to rent shared space units under the urban housing programme from Kuala...
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GEORGE TOWN, April 17 — The drawing for Pan Island Link 1 (PIL1) in its Environmental Impact Assessment (EIA) report was not the actual design for the highway, Penang Chief Minister Chow Kon Yeow sa...
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Jeff and Jennifer Salvage were the kind of customers whom companies dream about: early adopters who bragged about buying a new product.
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KUALA LUMPUR, April 17 — Bursa Malaysia was lower at the early session today on lack of catalysts.
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PETALING JAYA: Tan Sri Michelle Yeoh (pic) is showing no signs of slowing down.
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GEORGE TOWN: Penang will go ahead with the Pan Island Link 1 (PIL 1) despite criticisms that the project was unnecessary and a waste of public funds.
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GEORGE TOWN (April 16): The funds for Penang’s Pan Island Link 1 (PIL1) project, which had been conditionally approved by the Department of Environment (DOE), would be well spent to effectively solv...
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KUALA LUMPUR (April 16): Singles from the lower income B40 group working in the capital can start applying to rent shared space units under the urban housing programme from Kuala Lumpur City Hall (DBK...
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Singles from the bottom 40 percent (B40) income group working in the capital can start applying to rent shared space units under the Kuala Lumpur City Hall urban housing programme from August, Nor Hi...
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GEORGE TOWN: The need to mitigate environmental impact is one of the main conditions that came with the approval for Penang’s Pan Island Link 1 (PIL1) project.
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KOTA KINABALU: Sabah opposition leader Jeffrey Kitingan has challenged the Sabah government to move a series of motions in the State Legislative Assembly to reclaim Sabah’s rights under the Malaysia...
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KUALA LUMPUR, April 16 — Singles from the lower income B40 group working in the capital can start applying to rent shared space units under the urban housing programme from Kuala Lumpur City Hall (D...
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GEORGE TOWN: The need to mitigate environmental impact is one of the main conditions that came with the approval for Penang’s Pan Island Link 1 (PIL1) project.
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KUALA LUMPUR: The Department of Environment (DOE) has not yet received an Environmental Impact Assessment (EIA) from the Federal Government on the new alignment of the East Coast Rail Link (ECRL) Proj...
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KUALA LUMPUR, April 16 — The FTSE Bursa Malaysia KLCI (FBM KLCI) settled lower today amid an overall cautious market, in contrast to the regional markets.
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KUALA LUMPUR: Industry players in the country are encouraged to work together and participate actively in support of skills competitions organised to strengthen the field of technical and vocational e...
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KUALA LUMPUR (April 16): The Department of Environment (DOE) has not yet received an Environmental Impact Assessment (EIA) from the Federal Government on the new alignment of the East Coast Rail Link ...
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KUALA LUMPUR: Trading volume and value of stocks traded on Bursa Malaysia fell to the lowest since March 28 on Tuesday due to a general lacklustre interest.
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The Department of Environment (DOE) has not yet received an Environmental Impact Assessment (EIA) from the Federal Government on the new alignment of the East Coast Rail Link (ECRL) Project.
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KUALA LUMPUR, April 15 — The Department of Environment (DOE) has not yet received an Environmental Impact Assessment (EIA) from the Federal Government on the new alignment of the East Coast Rail Li...
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GEORGE TOWN: The state government has disclosed a summary of the 56 conditions required by Department of Environment (DoE), in relation to Penang's upcoming PIL 1 highway project connecting Gurney Drive to the Tun Dr Lim Chong Eu expressway near the Bayan Lepas Free Trade Zone Phase IV.
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A Penang Gerakan leader has urged Chief Minister Chow Kon Yeow to clarify if the SRS Consortium, the Pan Island Link 1 (PIL1) highway's project delivery partner is the project's contractor as well.
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TWO blocks of urban housing along Jalan Tuanku Abdul Rahman (TAR), Kuala Lumpur have been unveiled in a pilot housing project aimed at helping the lower income B40 group, says Kuala Lumpur mayor Datuk Nor Hisham Ahmad Dahlan.
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KUALA LUMPUR, April 16 — Bursa Malaysia remained easier at mid-afternoon today amid a cautious broader market.
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GEORGE TOWN, April 16 — The Penang government will be transparent in the implementation of the Pan Island Link 1 (PIL1) while addressing all concerns regarding the controversial project, Chief Minis...
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THE Consumers’ Association of Penang (CAP) and Sahabat Alam Malaysia (SAM) are very upset by the Penang Chief Minister’s announcement yesterday that the Environmental Impact Assessment (EIA) for t...
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KUALA LUMPUR, April 16 — Bursa Malaysia eased at the early session today in line with the weaker overnight performance of Wall Street.
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KUALA LUMPUR: Blue chips notched slim gains early Tuesday as some buying of KL Kepong and Genting Bhd underpinned the FBM KLCI’s advance but the overall market was lacklustre.
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GEORGE TOWN: The Pan Island Link 1 (PIL 1) has been given the green light and is expected to start in July next year to help disperse traffic in Penang.
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KUALA LUMPUR: Blue chips closed marginally higher on Monday thanks to some nibbling on Petronas Chemicals, Maxis and Sime Darby but the broader market was weaker in the absence of strong fund and retail buying interest.
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Last week, the government said it would allocate RM6.3 billion to rescue the ailing Federal Land Development Authority (FELDA). Economic Affairs Minister Datuk Seri Mohamed Azmin Ali indicated that th...
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GEORGE TOWN (April 15): The Penang authorities are “ignoring public objections”, said non-governmental organisations (NGOs) in the state in reaction to the news that the RM7 billion Pan Island Lin...
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LETTER | The Consumers’ Association of Penang (CAP) and Sahabat Alam Malaysia (SAM) are very upset by the announcement by Penang Chief Minister Chow Kon Yeow today that the Environmental Impact Asse...
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PETALING JAYA: The Consumers’ Association of Penang (CAP) and Sahabat Alam Malaysia (SAM) are upset by that the Environmental Impact Assessment (EIA) for the Pan-Island Link (PIL) has been approved ...
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GEORGE TOWN, April 15 — The Penang government is ignoring public objections by pushing ahead with the RM7 billion Pan Island Link 1 (PIL1) that has gained regulatory approval, two non-governmental g...
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GEORGE TOWN: Penang has received approval for the commencement of the Pan Island Link 1 (PIL 1) highway after the Department of Environment approved the Environment Impact Assessment (EIA) for the pro...
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GEORGE TOWN: An environmental group has voiced outrage over news that a highway project tunnelling through the hill ranges of Penang island is likely to continue despite its warnings and objections ov...
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JOHOR BAHRU (April 15): Bukit Kepong assemblyman Dr Sahruddin Jamal was sworn in as the 17th menteri besar (MB) of Johor at Istana Bukit Serene here yesterday.
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It’s either the Next Huge Thing – a technology that alters virtually every aspect of how we work, play, communicate and travel – or an incremental lift in today’s wireless speeds and feeds.
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GEORGE TOWN: A proposed highway tunnelling through the hill ranges of Penang island has been given the green light by federal environmental regulators.
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GEORGE TOWN, April 15 — The Department of Environment (DoE) has approved the environmental impact assessment (EIA) report for the state’s proposed Pan Island Link 1 (PIL1), a highway under its amb...
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KUALA LUMPUR: Fund buying of Public Bank and Hong Leong Bank underpinned the FBM KLCI’s advance in early Monday trade, taking its cue from the firmer key Asian markets.
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KUALA LUMPUR: RHB research has lowered its 2019 net profit forecast for Bursa Malaysia Bhd by 9% to RM233mil from RM255mil due to its lower 2019F securities average daily value (SADV) assumption.
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JOHOR BARU: The appointment of Bukit Kepong assemblyman Dr Sahruddin Jamal as the 17th Johor Mentri Besar continues the legacy of state leaders coming from Muar.
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PETALING JAYA: National carmakers Proton and Perodua look set to dominate sales over their foreign counterparts in the first quarter of this year, as more drivers traded their cars for more competitively-priced, local sport-utility vehicles (SUVs).
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PETALING JAYA: Only 35 out of the 200,000 e-hailing vehicles in operation have been brought to Puspakom for their vehicles to be inspected said Chief Executive Officer Mohammed Shukor Ismail.
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JOHOR BARU: Bukit Kepong assemblyman Dr Sahruddin Jamal was sworn in as the 17th Menteri Besar of Johor at Istana Bukit Serene here today.
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JOHOR BARU: Bukit Kepong assemblyman Dr Sahruddin Jamal was seen entering the Istana Bukit Serene at 8.50am on Sunday (April 14).
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JOHOR BARU: First-term Bukit Kepong assemblyman Dr Sahruddin Jamal is expected to be sworn in as the 17th Johor mentri besar today.
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SEREMBAN: Police advised voters in the Rantau state by-election today to come out early to cast their ballot papers to avoid traffic congestion in the afternoon.
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SEREMBAN (April 13): Police advised voters in the Rantau state by-election today to come out early to cast their ballot papers to avoid traffic congestion in the afternoon.
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SEREMBAN, April 13 ― Police advised voters in the Rantau state by-election today to come out early to cast their ballot papers to avoid traffic congestion in the afternoon.
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SEREMBAN (Bernama): Police advised voters in the Rantau sby-election to come out early on Saturday (April 13) to cast their ballots to avoid traffic congestion in the afternoon.
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SHAH ALAM: Eco World Development Group Bhd (EcoWorld Malaysia) is expected to unveil a new phase of landed homes at its Eco Ardence township next month (May).
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SINGAPORE: Singapore’s central bank kept its monetary policy settings unchanged on Friday, striking a dovish tone as it sees the economy growing below potential.
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HONG KONG: China Vanke Co, the country’s largest developer by market capitalisation, is considering a Hong Kong listing of its property management business, according to people with knowledge of the matter.
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KUALA LUMPUR: Malaysia still lacks comprehensive hospice and palliative care services across the country, Deputy Health Minister Dr Lee Boon Chye said today.
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Ageing is a reality of life. While seniorhood, if well planned, can be joyful, as with everything else, this phase of life is not without its challenges.
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PETALING JAYA: Constitutional lawyer Syahredzan Johan says the Johor sultan has no absolute discretion in appointing the state’s menteri besar, amid the dispute over the role of the palace.
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PUTRAJAYA, April 10 — The Federal Court in a 5-4 majority decision held that Bank Negara Malaysia’s Shariah Advisory Council’s (SAC) findings on Islamic finance is binding on Civil Courts.
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The Johor ruler cannot dissolve the Johor legislative assembly without the advice of the state's executive, said Lawyers for Liberty advisor N Surendran (above).
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PUTRAJAYA (April 10): PUTRAJAYA (April 10): In a landmark decision, the Federal Court today ruled that findings on Islamic finance by Bank Negara's Syariah Advisory Council (SAC) is binding on civil c...
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JOHOR BARU: State Umno treasurer Datuk Md Jais Sarday has suggested that the Johor state assembly be dissolved to pave the way for fresh state elections.
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KUALA LUMPUR, April 10 — Bursa Malaysia stayed lower at mid-morning today, led by losses in PetChem, Axiata and Maxis.
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KUALA LUMPUR, April 10 — Shares on Bursa Malaysia were easier at the opening today amid tepid trading.
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Both Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu and his main challenger Benny Gantz claimed victory in Israel's election yesterday, with several exit polls giving the veteran right-wing leader an advantage in ...
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PETALING JAYA: PPBM’s Bukit Kepong assemblyman Dr Sahruddin Jamal is tipped to be named as Johor menteri besar following the resignation of Osman Sapian today.
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Apple Inc’s healthcare ambitions go beyond wearables like the Apple Watch, with the company poised to soon emerge as a leader in consumer health, according to Morgan Stanley.
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SEREMBAN (April 8): The government has given its commitment to continue with the construction the 1Malaysia People's Housing Scheme (PR1MA) project in Rantau which has been delayed.
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SEREMBAN: The government has given its commitment to continue with the construction of the 1Malaysia People’s Housing Scheme (PR1MA) project in Rantau, which has been delayed.
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KUANTAN, April 6 — The government has urged the parents and those directly involved in childcare to fully utilise the Registry System for Sexual Offenders against Children (eDKK) database.
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SEREMBAN: A trader was charged in the Seremban sessions court here today with accepting RM430,500 for investment without a licence, three years ago.
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KUALA LUMPUR, April 5 — With campaigning for Rantau at the half-way mark, a market research firm predicts that the vote for the Negri Sembilan state seat will likely mimic the outcome of the Semenyi...
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KUALA LUMPUR, April 5 — Opensignal has just released its latest report on Malaysia’s mobile networks.