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Topic: April 10

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Economic Affairs Minister Mohamad Azmin Ali has said the revived Bandar Malaysia project will not receive allocations from the government and will be driven by the private sector.
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KUALA LUMPUR, April 20 — Any expenditure to improve the country’s defence assets has taken a backseat to channel funds to bailout Lembaga Tabung Haji (TH) and the Federal Land Development Authorit...
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KUALA LUMPUR: The Agriculture and Agro-based Industry Ministry will undertake a RM1bil cash crop project in collaboration with the Economic Affairs Ministry to help restore Felda’s financial health within five years.
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PUTRAJAYA • Over four million consumers in Malaysia have been advised to store two days' worth of water, ahead of the biggest water cut so far in Selangor state beginning next Wednesday.
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KUALA LUMPUR: The Ministry of Agriculture and Agro-based Industry (MOA) in collaboration with the Ministry of Economic Affairs will undertake a RM1 billion cash crop project to help restore Felda’s ...
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KUALA LUMPUR: The agriculture and agro-based industry ministry is undertaking a RM1 billion cash crop project to help restore Felda’s financial health within five years.
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PUTRAJAYA (THE STAR/ASIA NEWS NETWORK) - Over four million consumers in Malaysia have been advised to store two days' worth of water ahead of the biggest water cut so far in Selangor state that begins...
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KUALA LUMPUR, April 19 — The Ministry of Agriculture and Agro-based Industry (MoA) in collaboration with the Ministry of Economic Affairs will undertake a RM1 billion cash crop project to help resto...
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KUALA LUMPUR (April 19): Shares in Iskandar Waterfront City Bhd (IWCity) and Ekovest Bhd have risen this morning, following optimism over mega infrastructure projects such as the East Coast Rail Link ...
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PUTRAJAYA: Store 48-hours' worth of water supply – this is the advice Pengurusan Air Selangor has for the over 620,000 households in Klang Valley who will be facing the biggest water cut in the state's history.
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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: Daya Materials Bhd has received two letters of demand from Malayan Banking Bhd (Maybank) as corporate guarantor for payment owing by its subsidiary, Daya Proffscorp Sdn Bhd (DPRO) pursuant to hire purchase facilities.
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GEORGE TOWN (April 18): A Penang Forum member questioned the professionalism of federal regulators, as the environmental study report for a highway project contained drawing errors.
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KUALA LUMPUR: Moody's Investors Service views the Malaysian Government's financial aid of RM6.2bil (US$1.5bil or 0.4% of GDP) to Federal Land Development Authority (Felda) is credit negative.
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GEORGE TOWN: An official of the Penang Forum has questioned the professionalism of federal regulators who approved the environmental study report for a highway project that contained drawing errors.
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Despite all ride-hailing drivers needing a public service vehicle (PSV) licence by July 12 in order to continue business, it seems response to obtaining the necessary requirements is still soft, at le...
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KUALA LUMPUR: The Road Transport Department (RTD) has detained nine illegal taxi touts at Southern Integrated Terminal (TBS) in Bandar Tasik Selatan recently.
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KUALA LUMPUR (April 17): Shares in Iskandar Waterfront City Bhd (IWCity) and Ekovest Bhd continue to decline in active trade today as investors took profit after last week's surge on positive construc...
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KUALA LUMPUR (April 17): Maybank Investment Bank Bhd (Maybank IB) has issued 12 new European style cash-settled call warrants over the ordinary shares of Aeon Credit Service (M) Bhd,  Airasia Group B...
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KUALA LUMPUR: A total of nine taxi touts were detained at the Southern Integrated Terminal (TBS) in Bandar Tasik Selatan following a recent enforcement operation.
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Penang is one of the four major property markets in Malaysia.
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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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KUALA LUMPUR (April 16): Construction of the proposed Komtar-Bayan Lepas Light Rail Transit (LRT) project, part of Penang’s multi-billion ringgit Transport Master Plan (PTMP), is expected to begin n...
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KUALA LUMPUR: Construction of the proposed Komtar-Bayan Lepas Light Rail Transit (LRT) project, part of Penang’s multi-billion ringgit Transport Master Plan (PTMP), is expected to begin next year.
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GEORGE TOWN: Nooraini Ahmad, 65, in-law to Deputy Prime Minister Datuk Seri Wan Azizah Wan Ismail, who died yesterday, was buried at the Muslim cemetery in Cherok Tok Kun Bawah, near here today.
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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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SANDAKAN: A man has been arrested in connection with the assault of a teenage boy at a house in Kampung Tinusa Dua here last Wednesday (April 10).
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Construction of the proposed Komtar-Bayan Lepas LRT project, part of the multi-billion ringgit Penang Transport Master Plan (PTMP), is expected to begin next year.
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KUALA LUMPUR: Construction of the Komtar-Bayan Lepas Light Rail Transit (LRT) project, part of Penang’s multi-billion ringgit Transport Master Plan (PTMP), is expected to begin next year.
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KUALA LUMPUR (April 16): Construction of the proposed Komtar-Bayan Lepas Light Rail Transit (LRT) project, part of Penang’s multi-billion ringgit Transport Master Plan (PTMP), is expected to begin n...
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KUALA LUMPUR: Construction of the proposed Komtar-Bayan Lepas Light Rail Transit (LRT) project, part of Penang's multi-billion ringgit Transport Master Plan (PTMP), is expected to begin next year.
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KUALA LUMPUR, April 16 — Construction of the proposed Komtar-Bayan Lepas Light Rail Transit (LRT) project, part of Penang’s multi-billion ringgit Transport Master Plan (PTMP), is expected to begin...
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GEORGE TOWN (April 16): The Department of Environment (DOE) has issued a conditional approval for the Pan Island Link 1 (PIL1) project, Penang Chief Minister Chow Kon Yeow said yesterday.
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PETALING JAYA (April 16): Property developer, Tropicana Corporation Bhd has responded to the video going viral on social media which shows a man who is allegedly a representative of a unit owner at Th...
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PETALING JAYA: The Malaysian E-hailing Drivers Association is crying foul over Puspakom Sdn Bhd’s call for them to send their vehicles for inspection when there is uncertainty about drivers obtainin...
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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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PETALING JAYA: The buyer of an apartment in The Residences, a project by Tropicana Corporation Bhd, took vacant possession of her unit on March 23.
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PUTRAJAYA (April 15): The Federal Land Development Authority (FELDA) will hold an engagement session with settlers in the near future to hear their views on the agency’s new direction following the ...
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KUALA LUMPUR (April 15): The Sessions Court here today set May 6 to hear an application on legal issues by the defence in the case of former Sabah Chief Minister Tan Sri Musa Aman (pictured) who is fa...
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GEORGE TOWN (April 15): The Department of Environment (DOE) has issued a conditional approval for the Pan Island Link 1 (PIL1) project, Penang Chief Minister Chow Kon Yeow said today.
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KUALA LUMPUR: The sessions court here today set May 6 to hear an application on legal issues by the defence in the case of former Sabah Chief Minister Tan Sri Musa Aman who is facing 16 counts of mone...
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SANDAKAN: Police are on the hunt for a 30-year-old man, who allegedly assaulted a teenage boy for playing the multiplayer online game 'Mobile Legends' with his female cousin at Kampung Tinusa Dua here last Wednesday (April 10).
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KUALA LUMPUR (April 15): The Sessions Court here today set May 6 to hear an application on legal issues by the defence in the case of former Sabah Chief Minister Tan Sri Musa Aman who is facing 16 cou...
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KUALA LUMPUR, April 15 — The Sessions Court here today set May 6 to hear an application on legal issues by the defence in the case of former Sabah Chief Minister Tan Sri Musa Aman who is facing 16 ...
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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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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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PUTRAJAYA: The Federal Land Development Authority (Felda) will hold an engagement session with settlers in the near future to hear their views on the agency’s new direction following the recent tabl...
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PUTRAJAYA (April 15): The Federal Land Development Authority (FELDA) will hold an engagement session with settlers in the near future to hear their views on the agency’s new direction following the ...
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Felda will hold an engagement session with settlers in the near future to hear their views on the agency’s new direction following the recent tabling of its White Paper.
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Amazon Go, the app-enabled stores that enable customers to simply walk out with their purchases – no checkout clerk needed – plans to begin accepting cash amid growing criticism that the process discriminates against low-income shoppers.
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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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PUTRAJAYA, April 15 — The Federal Land Development Authority (Felda) will hold an engagement session with settlers in the near future to hear their views on the agency’s new direction following th...
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GEORGE TOWN: The Environmental Impact Assessment (EIA) report for the proposed Pan Island Link 1 (PIL1) in Penang has been approved by the Environment Department (DOE).
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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: Only 35 of the 200,000-odd eHailing vehicles in the country have undergone Pus­pa­kom inspection as of April 10 this year.
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KUALA LUMPUR: Four police personnel allegedly strong-armed a victim into paying them money after finding drugs in the person's car.
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KUALA LUMPUR: Only 35 of the estimated 200,000 e-hailing vehicles in the country have undergone Puspakom inspection as of April 10.
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MIRI: A three-months pregnant teenager, two senior citizens and a 48-year-old bachelor with a sex doll were among 39 individuals who were detained in an anti-drugs operation here.
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A three-month pregnant teenager, two senior citizens and a 48-year-old bachelor with a sex doll were among 39 individuals who were detained in an anti-drugs operation in Miri.
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MIRI (Bernama): A three-month pregnant teenager, two senior citizens and a 48-year-old bachelor with a sex doll were among 39 individuals who were detained in an anti-drugs operation here.
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KUALA LUMPUR (April 12): LKL International Bhd has clinched two agreements to distribute medical appliances from a Taiwan-based company in Malaysia.
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KUALA LUMPUR, April 12 — The government’s plan to diversify the income streams of Felda settlers to alleviate the settlers’ financial situation is a positive move.
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KUALA LUMPUR: FGV Holdings Bhd wants to discuss the terms of the land lease agreement (LLA) with Felda, especially the fised lease payment over 99 years, no matter the price of crude palm oil (CPO).
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HONG KONG (BLOOMBERG) - QSR Brands (M) Holdings Bhd, which runs KFC and Pizza Hut outlets in South-east Asia, aims to revive an initial public offering as soon as the fourth quarter, people with knowl...
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KUALA LUMPUR: Police are on the hunt for three suspects believed to be involved in a jewellery shop robbery at a shopping complex near Manjalara here.
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Google announced at the Google Cloud Next ‘19 conference that users will soon be able to edit, comment, and collaborate on Microsoft Word, Excel, and PowerPoint files directly via Google Docs, Sheets, and Slides.
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US adults appear to be sticking with Facebook, Twitter and other online platforms despite controversies over privacy and misinformation, according to a study released April 10 by the Pew Research Center.
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I REFER to the report “Almost all bosses adhering to RM$1,100 minimum wage” (The Star, April 10).
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SEREMBAN: Pakatan Harapan Rantau by-election candidate Dr S. Streram says the police have already probed the incident where he went through a police barricade to enter the nomination centre during last May's general election.
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KUALA LUMPUR (April 11): The Dewan Rakyat today approved a motion to refer former prime minister Datuk Seri Najib Tun Razak to the Rights and Privileges Committee for breaking the embargo on the FEL...
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The mother of a 3-year-old girl who models clothing for a Chinese shopping website has apologised after videos of her appearing to beat her daughter appeared online.
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The finance industry’s dependence on a handful of large cloud computing companies to store key data is an emerging threat to financial stability, requiring new legislation to guard against vulnerabilities, according to three top European financial regulators.
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KUALA LUMPUR: Pekan MP Datuk Seri Najib Razak did not break the embargo on the Felda White Paper because the document was uploaded to the Parliament official website a day before the restriction was lifted, claims opposition leader Datuk Seri Ismail Sabri Yaakob.
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KUALA LUMPUR (April 11): Datuk Seri Najib Razak's disclosure of the embargoed Federal Land Development Authority's (Felda) white paper on his Facebook page ahead of its tabling at Parliament yesterday...
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KUALA LUMPUR: Former prime minister Datuk Seri Najib Razak has been referred to Parliament's Rights and Privileges Committee over his alleged leaking of the Felda White Paper.
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MERSING: Marine police arrested two Vietnamese nationals for illegal spear-fishing and harvesting sea cucumbers at Pulau Besar here.
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KUALA LUMPUR (April 11): Minister in the Prime Minister’s Department Datuk Liew Vui Keong tabled a motion in the Dewan Rakyat today to have former prime minister Datuk Seri Najib Tun Razak referre...
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Amazon.com Inc on April 10 said it had acquired Canvas Technology, a robotics startup in Boulder, Colorado, that has built autonomous carts that can move goods around warehouses.
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Republican senators on April 10 said Alphabet Inc's Google, Facebook Inc and Twitter Inc discriminate against conservative viewpoints and suppress free speech, suggesting anti-trust action could be a solution.
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KUALA LUMPUR (THE STAR/ASIA NEWS NETWORK) - In one of the most momentous breakthroughs in astronomy history, scientists revealed that they have captured the first ever image of a black hole.
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KUALA LUMPUR: Four men have been detained on suspicion of extorting traders at the Pasar Borong Kuala Lumpur, says Comm Datuk Seri Mazlan Lazim.
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PETALING JAYA: Following the revelations in the Felda White Papers on Wednesday (April 10), the Centre to Combat Corruption and Cronyism (C4) says government-linked companies (GLCs) should be prevented from serving as vehicles for political financing.
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SEREMBAN: Datuk Seri Mohamad Hasan claims that the Election Commission (EC) has failed to stop several alleged election offences in the campaign for the Rantau by-election.
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SEREMBAN: The country needs a strong opposition to ensure better check and balance in the governance of the country, says MCA president Datuk Seri Dr Wee Ka Siong.
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SERDANG: Johor is not a foreign state, and the government has a right to choose the mentri besar as it won the state government in a democratic election, says Prime Minister Tun Dr Mahathir Mohamad.
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KUALA LUMPUR: It would be meaningless if we are too rigid with the law but do not put the interest and harmony of the Johor people first, says opposition leader Datuk Seri Ismail Sabri Yaakob.
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PETALING JAYA: Tan Sri Muhyiddin Yassin said the new names for the post of Johor Mentri Besar will be presented to the Johor ruler Sultan Ibrahim Almarhum Sultan Iskandar after he accepted the resignation of Datuk Osman Sapian.
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KUALA LUMPUR: It was the arrogance and overconfidence of the Pakatan Harapan government that caused the failure to get two-thirds majority in Parliament for the Federal Constitution (Amendment) Bill 2019 to make Sabah and Sarawak equal partners on Tuesday (April 9), says Batang Sadong MP Datuk Seri Nancy Shukri.
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SEREMBAN: Although the government has confirmed that Datin Seri Rosmah Mansor did not purchase a 22-carat pink diamond, this does not cancel out the fact that the jewel was nonetheless eventually bought with funds allegedly siphoned from 1Malaysia Development Bhd (1MDB), says Rafizi Ramli.
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GEORGE TOWN (April 10): The Penang Government plans to set up a unit called Digital Penang in keeping with the increasingly technological world, Chief Minister Chow Kon Yeow said today.
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Amazon.com Inc and Microsoft Corp have been selected to continue competing for Pentagon cloud computing services as part of a contract that could be worth some US$10bil (RM41.17bil), the US Department of Defence said on April 10.
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Two out of three hotel websites inadvertently leak guests' booking details and personal data to third-party sites, including advertisers and analytics companies, according to research released by Symantec Corp on April 10.
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KUALA LUMPUR (April 11): Former prime minister Datuk Seri Najib Razak faces a three-month ban from Parliament for allegedly leaking parts of the Federal Land Development Authority (Felda) white paper ...
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KUALA LUMPUR: A motion will be moved in Parliament today (April 11) to suspend former Prime Minister Datuk Seri Najib Razak for three months.
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SEPANG: A surveyor stumbled upon the skeletal remains of a woman while taking land measurements at a rubber plantation near Universiti Tenaga Nasional (Uniten) in Kampung Dato Abu Bakar Baginda here.
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SEREMBAN: Word that Umno deputy president Datuk Seri Mohamad Hasan is eyeing the prime minister post is a "hot issue within Umno and PAS" despite denials from the man himself, says PKR vice-president Rafizi Ramli.
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KUALA LUMPUR (April 11): Global sales of semiconductor manufacturing equipment jumped 14% year-on-year in 2018 to an all-time high of $64.5 billion from $56.62 billion in 2017, according to the US-bas...
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(April 10): The name of the next Johor Menteri Besar will be presented to the Johor Sultan Sultan Ibrahim Sultan Iskandar after he accepts Osman Sapian's resignation, said Bersatu president Tan Sri Mu...
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SEREMBAN (April 10): PKR vice-president Rafizi Ramli questioned the action of UMNO deputy president Datuk Seri Mohamad Hasan who allegedly tried to hide his RM10 million remittance for residential pur...
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SEREMBAN (April 10): Stating the facts is not character assassination, said Dr S Streram, Pakatan Harapan’s candidate for the Rantau by-election.