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EXCLUSIVE:ALOR SETAR: Logging has been spotted near one of the four major dams in Kedah, triggering concerns that such activities so close to the lake could dry up its tributaries and affect the water catchment area.
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ALOR SETAR: An NGO vocal against the des­truc­­­­­­tion of natural re­­­sour­ces has raised concerns over logging in Bukit Keramat, near the Ahning Dam’s buffer zone.
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ALOR SETAR (April 17): The Kedah Government is in the midst of obtaining a US$50 million (RM206.8 million) loan from a foreign bank for upgrading the water supply infrastructure in the State.
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ALOR SETAR (April 16): The Kedah Government is in the midst of obtaining a US$50 million (RM206.8 million) loan from a foreign bank for upgrading the water supply infrastructure in the State.
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ALOR SETAR: Kedah says it is among the six states which agreed with the Water, Land and Natural Resources Ministry’s plan to raise the water tariff.
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ALOR SETAR (April 15):  Kedah is among the six States which agree with the plan of the Ministry of Water, Land and Natural Resources to raise the water tariff to ensure the quality of services and su...
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BUKIT MERTAJAM, April 13 — The police have thwarted an attempt by a man to smuggle various types of drugs via courier to Japan on Wednesday.
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ALOR SETAR (Bernama): A nine-month-old baby boy died after passing out at a nursery in Taman Mesra, Kupang, Baling.
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ALOR SETAR, April 7 — Malaysia has become one of the preferred destinations for couples from other countries to treat infertility and achieve pregnancy through in vitro fertilisation (IVF), Health M...
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KUALA LUMPUR, April 5 — Opensignal has just released its latest report on Malaysia’s mobile networks.
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Opensignal has just released its latest report on Malaysia’s mobile networks.
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KUALA LUMPUR, April 3 — Budget carrier AirAsia will add 437 flights from May 30 to June 16 this year, to cater to the expected passenger increase during the Hari Raya Aidilfitri festive period.
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KUALA LUMPUR: WWF-Malaysia has organised an event each in Penang and Kedah, in conjunction with Earth Hour, the world’s largest grassroots movement for the environment.
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Amid conflicting statements from two ministers regarding Lynas' waste management, the Parliamentary Caucus on Monitoring Lynas (JKPPL) has voiced support for the position taken by the Energy, Science,...
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ALOR SETAR: When Mohd Zaki Megat Ali was found guilty of being in possession of 64 live pangolins, the judge handed him a RM65,000 (US$16,000) fine.
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KUALA LUMPUR: Opposition and government MPs tussled in the Dewan Rakyat today over funds for constituency service centres, with Barisan Nasional MPs saying they should get an equal amount as Pakatan H...
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ALOR SETAR, April 1 — As many as 47 people claimed to have lost RM2.6 million, after they were cheated by a company headed by an individual with the title of Datuk Seri who offered returns in an inv...
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LANGKAWI, April 1 — Police have opened an investigation paper to uncover the cause of death of three members of a family in a fire at a house at Pangkalan Jeti Nelayan Sungai Tepi, near Bukit Malut ...
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IPOH: The government should do the right thing over the controversial Japanese soldier monument in Alor Setar, says MCA president Datuk Seri Dr Wee Ka Siong.
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ALOR SETAR, March 31 — The purchase of any new defence assets for the country, including fighter jets, will be done taking into consideration the financial position and economic development of the ...
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IPOH: MCA President Datuk Seri Dr Wee Ka Siong has urged the government not to give in to just any requests by the Japanese government just because of the good bilateral relationship.
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EXCLUSIVE: The Ulu Muda Forest Reserve is rich in biodiversity but all this could soon disappear if nothing is done to protect the natural habitat and wildlife.
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KUALA LUMPUR: Bina Darulaman Bhd’s (BDB) property development arm Kedah Holdings Sdn Bhd has launched a new phase at its Bandar Sejahtera housing project with a gross development value of RM32mil.
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KUALA LUMPUR (March 28): Bina Darulaman Bhd's (BDB) property development arm Kedah Holdings Sdn Bhd has launched a new phase at its Bandar Sejahtera housing project with a gross development val...
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KUALA LUMPUR: Bina Darulaman Bhd’s (BDB) property development arm Kedah Holdings Sdn Bhd has launched a new phase at its Bandar Sejahtera housing project with a gross development value of RM32 million.
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ALOR SETAR: A senior lecturer claimed trial in a Sessions Court here to a total of 33 counts of abuse of power and making false claims amounting to RM1.48mil, while a contractor denied six counts of making false claims amounting to RM492,000.
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GEORGE TOWN: A historian has attributed the recent uproar over a memorial hailing Japanese soldiers who died in Malaya as “heroes” to the use of text from a war propaganda book published at the he...
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ALOR SETAR: Some 30 MCA Youth members staged a peaceful protest at the controversial fallen Japanese soldiers’ monument to voice out their displeasure and to fight for the dignity of the Chinese community in the country.
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ALOR SETAR: MCA Youth chief Nicole Wong Siaw Ting and 30 MCA Youth members held a protest at the monument to three fallen Japanese soldiers here.
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KUALA LUMPUR (AFP) - A newly restored World War II memorial in Malaysia sparked anger and calls for its demolition Tuesday (March 26) after a sign described three Japanese soldiers honoured as "heroes...
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GEORGE TOWN: Penang MCA Youth today said a monument honouring fallen Japanese soldiers in Alor Setar should be removed given the atrocities committed during their occupation in the 1940s.
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KUALA LUMPUR, March 26 — Tun Dr Mahathir Mohamad said disappointment cuts both ways, in response to PKR MP Nurul Izzah Anwar’s remarks expressing dissatisfaction with his administration.
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ALOR SETAR: Translation error at the new monument marking the graves of fallen Japanese soldiers has made them look like heroes.
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ALOR SETAR: Prime Minister Tun Dr Mahathir Mohamad is disappointed with the remark by Permatang Pauh MP Nurul Izzah Anwar to a Singaporean media that she was dissatisfied with Pakatan Harapan’s governance.
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ALOR SETAR: Despite attracting public rebuke and bad publicity, the unsavoury monument erected to remember “Japanese heroes” has begun drawing locals.
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ALOR SETAR (March 25): Prime Minister Tun Dr Mahathir Mohamad today described the resignation of three Opposition MPs from the Public Accounts Committee (PAC) as “their own business”.
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ALOR SETAR (March 25): Tun Dr Mahathir Mohamad today expressed regret that Muslims are involved in corruption when Islam prohibits the activity.
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ALOR SETAR: Prime Minister Tun Dr Mahathir Mohamad is disappointed with a remark by Permatang Pauh MP Nurul Izzah Anwar, who said that she was dissatisfied with Pakatan Harapan's governance during a recent interview in Singapore.
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Prime Minister Dr Mahathir Mohamad today described the resignation of three opposition MPs from the Public Accounts Committee (PAC) as “their own business”.
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ALOR SETAR, March 25 — Prime Minister Tun Dr Mahathir Mohamad today described the resignation of three Opposition MPs from the Public Accounts Committee (PAC) as “their own business”.
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ALOR SETAR (Bernama): Prime Minister Tun Dr Mahathir Mohamad has described the resignation of all three opposition MPs from the Public Accounts Committee (PAC) as “their own business”.
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In his speech, Prime Minister Tun Dr Mahathir Mohamad listed out six main field that are prone to corruption and bribery.
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ALOR SETAR, March 25 — Tun Dr Mahathir Mohamad today expressed regret that Muslims are involved in corruption when Islam prohibits the activity.
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Kedah MCA Youth has reworded a memorial for Japanese soldiers in Alor Setar, Kedah, to instead dedicate it to all those who fought the Japanese invaders during World War 2.
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GEORGE TOWN: Kedah MCA has urged the state government to tear down the granite monument to three Japanese soldiers in Alor Setar immediately.
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KUALA LUMPUR, March 25 — The restoration of a Japanese war monument in Alor Setar, Kedah, last Thursday is a state matter as it is not within the compound of the Tourism Ministry office there, said ...
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ALOR SETAR: They were invaders. Yet, there stands a monument here that honours them as heroes.
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Kedah state executive councillor in charge of tourism Mohd Asmirul Anuar Aris oversaw the removal of a signboard at a Japanese war monument in Alor Setar which had described fallen Japanese soldiers a...
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KUALA LUMPUR, March 24 — Kedah state executive councillor in charge of tourism Mohd Asmirul Anuar Aris today oversaw the removal of a signboard at a Japanese war monument which had described its sol...
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ALOR SETAR: A monument to remember fallen Japanese soldiers here has caused an uproar among the community.
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ALOR SETAR: Mokti Mahmud has never let losing his left arm in a work accident deter him from doing anything that he puts his mind to.
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KUALA LUMPUR (March 21): Economic Affairs Minister Datuk Seri Mohamed Azmin Ali has given assurance that the new international airport to be built in Kulim, Kedah, will be entirely funded by the priva...
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SHAH ALAM, March 21 — The father of the late fireman Muhammad Adib Mohd Kassim today pleaded for justice and appropriate action against those responsible for the events leading to his son’s death.
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KUALA LUMPUR (March 21): Economic Affairs Minister Datuk Seri Mohamed Azmin Ali has given assurance that the new international airport to be built in Kulim, Kedah, will be entirely funded by the priva...
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PETALING JAYA: A transport expert has hailed the announcement of a new international airport in Kulim, saying its location will allow it to serve Penang, Kedah, Perlis and even northern Perak.
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ALOR SETAR: Representatives from the business sectors in Kedah welcome the move to build a new airport in Kulim.
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ALOR SETAR (March 20): The federal government today announced seven mega projects costing over RM3 billion for Kedah to make development in the state on par with that in the more progressive states...
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PETALING JAYA: Penang’s competitiveness as a manufacturing and tourism hub could be affected if the proposed RM1.6 billion Kulim International Airport is realised, said the state Gerakan leadership.
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ALOR SETAR: A new international airport in Kulim and a manufacturing and logistics hub near the industrial town are among seven mega projects costing over RM3bil that the federal government has announced for Kedah to make development in the state on par with that in more progressive states.
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ALOR SETAR (March 19): The Government will study the Felda Settlers Consultation Committee’s proposal for compassionate money of RM500 be given to each of the 30,000 Felda settlers despite the fact ...
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KUALA LUMPUR (March 19): The RM1.6 billion Kulim International Airport project is among several high-impact projects for Kedah costing more than RM3 billion announced by the Federal Government today.
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ALOR SETAR (Bernama): The government has announced seven mega projects costing over RM3bil for Kedah for development in the state to bring it on equal footing with more progressive states.
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SUNGAI PETANI: An orphanage in Kedah is considering legal action against the state government over a claim that it is using 200 children under its care to solicit donations from the public.
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ALOR SETAR: Water rationing has been implemented in several areas of the state following low water supply due to the extreme hot weather in the past few months.
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ALOR SETAR: A charity tahfiz centre in Sungai Petani was ordered closed because it had been operating without permission and was believed to have used children to collect donations in the name of the ...
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ALOR SETAR: Water rationing has been implemented in several areas in Kedah following the low water supply due to the extreme hot weather over the past few months.
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ALOR SETAR, March 16 — The Sultan of Kedah, Al Aminul Karim Sultan Sallehuddin Sultan Badlishah and the Sultanah of Kedah, Sultanah Maliha Tengku Ariff today expressed their condolences and sympathi...
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ALOR SETAR: Two family members of Mohd Tarmizi Shuib, one of the Malaysians injured in yesterday’s attacks on two mosques in Christchurch, will leave for New Zealand soon.
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ALOR SETAR (March 15): The family of Mohd Tarmizi Shuib who was injured in the shooting incident in a mosque in Christchurch, New Zealand can only hope that he recovers quickly, while his son who is s...
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ALOR SETAR, March 15 — The family of Mohd Tarmizi Shuib who was injured in the shooting incident in a mosque in Christchurch, New Zealand can only hope that he recovers quickly, while his son who is...
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ALOR SETAR (March 15): The Kedah government has received at least seven proposals from private sector companies which are interested in building a new highway linking roads from Perak to Kulim.
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ALOR SETAR (March 14): The Kedah Government has received at least seven proposals from private sector companies which are interested in building a new highway linking roads from Perak to Kulim.
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PUTRAJAYA, March 14 — Sultan Alam Shah School (SAS) student Muhammad Zabir Azreen Redzal, who achieved straight A’s in 2018 Sijil Pelajaran Malaysia (SPM) examination cited self-discipline as one ...
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ALOR SETAR: Malaysia’s air connectivity is the reason terrorists prefer to enter the country, using it as a transit point, before making their way to other countries, police believe.
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ALOR SETAR (March 11): The police believe that the good air transport network in this country has become an attraction for terrorists to enter Malaysia and use it as a transit destination before going...
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ALOR SETAR, March 11 — The police believe that a good air transport network in this country has become a factor for terrorists to enter Malaysia and using it as a transit destination before going to...
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Organisers of the controversial International Women's Day march in the city centre demanding the protection of rights of women, in conjunction with International Women's Day, held the event without a ...
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KUALA LUMPUR, March 11 — Deputy Inspector-General of Police (IGP) Tan Sri Noor Rashid Ibrahim said today that the organisers of the International Women’s Day march will be called up to provide sta...
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ALOR SETAR, March 11 — Kuala Lumpur deputy police chief Datuk Zainuddin Yaacob has been appointed new Kedah police chief effective today.
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ALOR SETAR: While the Ulu Muda Forest Reserve – the water catchment area for three states – is now safe from chainsaws, the reality of a shrinking state economy is just beginning to sink in.
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ALOR SETAR (March 8): Parti Pribumi Bersatu Malaysia (Bersatu) deputy president Datuk Seri Mukhriz Tun Dr Mahathir today expressed doubt over the sincerity of the UMNO-PAS collaboration which is said ...
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PENDANG: A 39-year-old man died in front of a house in Kampung Haji Bunga, Mukim Air Puteh, last night after being hit by a car driven by a person believed to be his younger brother.
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ALOR SETAR, March 8 ― Parti Pribumi Bersatu Malaysia (Bersatu) deputy president Datuk Seri Mukhriz Tun Dr Mahathir today expressed doubt over the sincerity of the Umno-PAS collaboration which is...
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LANGKAWI: The post-mortem on three samples, namely a skull, hair and teeth believed to be body parts of a murdered three-year-old girl found in a ravine of the Gunung Raya, will be conducted at Sultan...
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PENDANG (Bernama): A 39-year-old man died in front of a house in Kampung Haji Bunga, Mukim Air Puteh, after allegedly being hit by a car driven by his younger brother.
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LANGKAWI (Bernama): The post-mortem on three samples - namely the skull, hair and teeth - believed to be body parts of a murdered three-year-old girl found in a ravine at Gunung Raya here will be conducted at Sultanah Bahiyah Hospital (HSB), Alor Setar, on Sunday (March 10).
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PENDANG, March 8 — A 39-year-old man died in front of a house in Kampung Haji Bunga, Mukim Air Puteh, last night after being hit by a car driven by a person believed to be his younger brother.
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LANGKAWI, March 8 — The post-mortem on three samples, namely skull, hair and teeth believed to be body parts of a murdered three-year-old girl found in a ravine of the Gunung Raya will be conducted ...
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The Malay Rice Millers’ Association of Malaysia have urged the government to be more concerned about their plight, especially being forced to deal with the monopoly of Padiberas Nasional Berhad (Ber...
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ALOR SETAR (March 7): The Malay Rice Millers’ Association of Malaysia have urged the Government to be more concerned about their operations which are now becoming increasingly difficult, besides bei...
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LANGKAWI, March 7 — The police operation to find more body parts of a murdered three-year-old girl in the Gunung Raya jungle area here yesterday has led to the discovery of two clumps of hair and tw...
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ALOR SETAR: The Malaysian Armed Forces (ATM) believe more foreign nationals are hiding in the border near Bukit Kayu Hitam, waiting to sneak into the country, following the arrest of two more illegal immigrants in the area yesterday.
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ALOR SETAR (March 5): A new private hospital will be developed here towards realising the State Government’s aspiration of making Kedah a medical tourism destination.
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KUALA LUMPUR (March 5): Malaysia Airlines will be increasing and upgrading its flights to accommodate the Hari Raya Aidilfitri travel surge beginning May 25 until June 16, 2019.
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PUTRAJAYA (March 4): Prime Minister Tun Dr Mahathir Mohamad wants effort to beautify the landscape around the house, village and towns to become a culture and the interest of society, to turn Malay...
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ALOR SETAR (Bernama): Malaysian couples who get married in Thailand are usually those whose marriages are opposed by their families, or men who want to marry another wife but did not get the permission of the first wife, said an agent that offers marriage services in Thailand.
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Teacher P from Alor Setar was already married with two children when she started to do her post-degree teacher’s training certificate course (KPLI).
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ALOR SETAR, March 3 — Malaysian couples who got married in Thailand are normally those whose intention to marry were opposed by their families, or men taking another wife, but who are not able to ge...
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GEORGE TOWN, March 3 — The National Welfare Foundation (YKN)’s Anjung Kasih or temporary shelter project which began in 2006 for patients’ family undergoing treatment at government hospitals has...