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Topic: April 13

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Authorities in Iraq are currently contemplating banning popular shooters like Fortnite in a bid to curb fears of violence in younger players.
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PETALING JAYA: The Pakatan Harapan presidential council will meet next week to decide on the candidate for the upcoming May 11 Sandakan parliamentary by-election.
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IPOH, April 17 ― A bout of the H1N1 virus causing Influenza A is making its rounds at Sekolah Tunku Abdul Rahman and have snagged another 28 students to date.
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KUALA LUMPUR, April 17 — The Selangor Islamic Religious Department (Jais) is abusing its power to harass and intimidate female activists, said three women currently being investigated by the agency ...
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KUALA LUMPUR: Police have arrested three men for posing as policemen and robbing foreigners in Brickfields here.
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MELAKA: The police have detained a 20-year-old mother of an infant for abandoning her lifeless baby boy at a mosque in Pasir Puteh, Bachang, here.
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CYBERJAYA: Prime Minister Tun Dr Mahathir Mohamad (pix) said today most ruling parties do not get a lot of support during by-elections because there will be no change in the government following these...
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Streaming platform Twitch is launching its first videogame, it announced during its first-ever TwitchCon Europe event on April 13.
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CYBERJAYA (April 16): Prime Minister Tun Dr Mahathir Mohamad said today most ruling parties do not get a lot of support during by-elections because there will be no change in the government following ...
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Prime Minister Tun Dr Mahathir Mohamad said today most ruling parties do not get a lot of support during by-elections because there will be no change in the government following these polls.
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TASEK GELUGOR (Bernama): The woman who was found dead in a room of their rented house on Jalan Pokok Machang here Monday (April 15) is believed to have been killed by her husband, says Seberang Perai Utara district police chief, ACP Noorzainy Mohd Noor.
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We, members of G25, take cognisance of the fact that the menteri besar of Johor formally tendered his resignation to the Sultan of Johor on Saturday, April 13, 2019, and that a new menteri besar was a...
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KUALA LUMPUR (April 15): Based on corporate announcements and news flow today, stocks in focus on Tuesday (April 16) may include the following: SMTrack Bhd, LPI Capital Bhd, Orion IXL Bhd, Prestariang...
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SEREMBAN (Bernama): Police have arrested two more men, believed to have stopped a police patrol SUV in front of a school during the Rantau by-election.
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The artificial intelligence team called OpenAI Five has defeated the champions of The International 2018, team OG, in a best of three Dota 2 show match.
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COMMENT | We, members of G25, take cognizance of the fact that the menteri besar of Johor had formally tendered his resignation to the Sultan of Johor on April 13 and a new menteri besar had been appo...
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KUALA LUMPUR (April 15): The Malaysian government holds multiple company charges belonging to former 1Malaysia Development Bhd (1MDB) subsidiary SRC International Sdn Bhd and its unit Gandingan Mentar...
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OpenAI previously demonstrated that it can defeat a professional Dota 2 player in a one-on-one match.
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KUALA LUMPUR (April 15): The Malaysian government holds multiple company charges belonging to former 1Malaysia Development Bhd (1MDB) subsidiary SRC International Sdn Bhd and its unit Gandingan Mentar...
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PETALING JAYA: Members of the public should not take the law into their own hands and must always observe the law when dealing with public servants, says Tan Sri Lee Lam Thye.
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KUALA LUMPUR (April 15): SMTrack Bhd has inked an agreement with Dexma Express Sdn Bhd to explore investment opportunities in Citilink's upcoming operation in Malaysia.
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WITH much appreciation I read in Saturday’s paper an appeal for malls to be more friendly to shoppers with different abilities.
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KUALA TERENGGANU (Bernama): The Pakatan Harapan government needs another six months to repair the damage left by the previous government and bring the country back on track after taking over the administration in May last year.
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PEKAN (Bernama): A man sustained serious injuries on the stomach and hand after he was slashed with a knife by his former brother-in-law.
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KUALA LUMPUR (THE STAR/ASIA NEWS NETWORK) - Malaysian police have arrested two men and are looking for three more suspects who stopped and inspected a police car at a by-election in Negeri Sembilan.
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PETALING JAYA: Tan Sri Muhyiddin Yassin reminds party supporters to observe the law following a viral video of a police car being stopped and searched by what seemed to be Pakatan Harapan supporters.
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PETALING JAYA: Negri Sembilan police have detained two men for allegedly stopping and inspecting a Mobile Patrol Vehicle (MPV) during the Rantau by-election on Saturday (April 13).
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PETALING JAYA: Police are investigating an incident where a Mobile Patrol Vehicle (MPV) was stopped and inspected by members of a political party on polling day for the Rantau by-election on Saturday (April 13), says Comm Datuk Seri Abdul Hamid Bador.
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JOHOR BARU: The following is a chronology of events and controversies involving former Johor Mentri Besar Datuk Osman Sapian (pix) that culminated in his resignation on Monday.
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KOTA KINABALU: An unexploded bomb from the World War II era was discovered at Kampung Lobong in Pulau Gaya near here on Friday (April 12).
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MELAKA: Two stateless siblings from Klebang here have had their hopes of getting MyKad renewed after discovering that National Unity and Social Wellbeing Minister P. Waytha Moorthy will look into their predicament.
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PETALING JAYA: Neither Datuk Seri Najib Razak nor Datin Seri Rosmah Mansor have ever bought the pink diamond, which was mentioned by Bukit Aman in a statement on Saturday (April 13), her lawyers claim.
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SEREMBAN (April 13): UMNO deputy president Datuk Seri Mohamad Hasan retained his Rantau State seat after defeating his three challengers in the Rantau by-election today.
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RANTAU, April 13 — Former prime minister Datuk Seri Najib Razak today said Malaysians realise that they made a mistake voting for Pakatan Harapan (PH) in the 14th general elections (GE14) last year.
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KUALA LUMPUR, April 13 — Umno vice-president Datuk Seri Mohamed Khaled Nordin today said that Datuk Seri Mohamad Hassan’s victory in the Rantau by-election is a clear indication that the people ar...
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KUALA LUMPUR (Bernama): Communications and Multimedia Minister Gobind Singh Deo extends Happy New Year wishes to the Tamil and Malayali communities in the country.
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KUALA LUMPUR: The National Press Club Malaysia (NPC) held a charity dinner on Saturday (April 13) to raise funds for the Journalist Welfare Fund (JWF).
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SEREMBAN (April 13): Pakatan Harapan (PH) respects the decision taken by voters in the Rantau State constituency who chose Datuk Seri Mohamad Hasan as their elected representative in today's by-electi...
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SEREMBAN (April 13): UMNO deputy president Datuk Seri Mohamad Hasan retained his Rantau State seat after defeating his three challengers in the Rantau by-election today.
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RANTAU, April 13 — Barisan Nasional (BN) acting chairman Datuk Seri Mohamad Hasan said the win in Rantau is a referendum against the Pakatan Harapan (PH) administration who have failed to provide cl...
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SETIU, April 13 — Menteri Besar Dr Ahmad Samsuri Mokhtar remains optimistic that the initially planned route for the East Coast Rail Link (ECRL) project in Terengganu will be maintained as any chang...
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SEREMBAN: Rantau by-election independent candidate Mohd Nor Yassin may have only polled 79 votes, but it did not seem to get him down.
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PETALING JAYA: PAS president Datuk Seri Abdul Hadi Awang has congratulated Barisan Nasional's Datuk Seri Mohamad Hasan's on his victory in the Rantau by-election, saying the people have rejected Pakatan Harapan's politics of blame.
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SEREMBAN: Describing his fourth victory in Rantau as a "very comfortable win that exceeded expectations", Barisan Nasional deputy president Datuk Seri Mohamad Hasan says it was also a referendum by the youth that have rejected the government.
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RANTAU, April 13 — The Election Commission (EC) has officially declared Barisan Nasional (BN) as winner of the Rantau by-election which saw the highest turnout of 79.31 per cent since the 14th gener...
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JOHOR BARU, April 13 — Johor’s leadership crisis will soon come to an end as Bukit Kepong assemblyman Dr Sahruddin Jamal is expected to be sworn in as the state’s next mentri besar tomorrow.
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JOHOR BAHRU, April 13 — Police have so far received 84 reports from the local residents in connection with the massive explosion and fire at the Petronas Refinery and Petrochemical Integrated Develo...
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BELURAN: A Malaysian Maritime Enforcement Agency (MMEA) officer was instantly killed when his Perodua Myvi collided with a 10-tonne lorry near Ladang Sabah along Jalan Sandakan-Telupid here.
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RANTAU - Barisan Nasional (BN)'s candidate Datuk Seri Mohamad Hasan has retained his state seat of Rantau in Negeri Sembilan comfortably, in a closely-watched by-election on Saturday (April 13), accor...
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LANGKAWI, April 13 — Prime Minister Tun Dr Mahathir Mohamad today described the festivity surrounding the Le Tour de Langkawi (LTdL) showed the race has been rejuvenated after experiencing a loss o...
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KUCHING, April 13 — Sarawak Pakatan Harapan (PH) chairman Chong Chieng Jen today denied claims by Gabungan Parti Sarawak (GPS) that its lawmakers abstained from voting a constitutional amendment Bil...
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GOPENG, April 13 — Perak police are confident that Gopeng Ultra Trail participant, Mohammad Ashraf Hassan or better known as Acap, who went missing since March 23, had not been attacked by wild an...
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GEORGE TOWN: Batu Uban assemblyman A. Kumaresan, who fell at home due to high blood pressure and was rushed to the hospital, is in stable condition now.
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BUTTERWORTH (April 13): Penang Chief Minister Chow Kon Yeow has expressed his confidence that the state’s property market will be promising in the near future as the present soft market situation is...
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(April 13): At 7.05pm, Malaysiakini reported that Barisan Nasional's Datuk Seri Mohamad Hasan has retained his Rantau State seat.
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RANTAU, April 13 — Barisan Nasional (BN) acting chairman Datuk Seri Mohamad Hasan has won the Rantau by-election.
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RANTAU, April 13 — Barisan Nasional acting chairman and its candidate for Rantau Datuk Seri Mohamad Hasan is leading the by-election race by almost 2,000 votes.
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KUALA LUMPUR, April 13 — Former prime minister Datuk Seri Najib Razak today said that the Pakatan Harapan (PH) government’s revised  East Coast Rail Link (ECRL) deal had missed its true objective...
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KUALA LUMPUR, April 13 — Datin Seri Rosmah Mansor’s lawyer today rubbished allegations that his client had indeed purchased a pink diamond using money from state-owned 1Malaysia Development Berhad...
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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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IPOH: Three senior officers of a state government-linked company (GLC) have been suspended with immediate effect to allow investigations into alleged abuse of power and fraud.
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PUTRAJAYA (April 13): "All I ask from you is to protect the judiciary no matter what others may say," said Tan Sri Richard Malanjum in his farewell message to the judges, officers and employees of the...
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(April 13): At 6.45pm, Malaysiakini reported that Barisan Nasional's Datuk Seri Mohamad Hasan was leading by 1,823 votes.
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(April 13): Barisan Nasional candidate Datuk Seri Mohamad Hasan has won the majority of the early and postal votes.
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KUALA LUMPUR, April 13 — Malaysian businesses will be able to reach 179 million active buyers worldwide by listing their products on eBay’s global marketplace.
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SEREMBAN, April 13 — All 14 polling stations of the Rantau state by-election closed at 5.30pm after opening at 8am this morning.
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KOTA SAMARAHAN, April 13 — Salt intake among Malaysians is at an alarming level, says Deputy Health Minister Dr Lee Boon Chye.
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KUALA LUMPUR, April 13 — Fourteen non-government organisations (NGO) have lodged a police report against the owner of the Facebook account ‘Sabah-Sarawak Merdeka’ for uploading a status in...
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JOHOR BARU, April 13 — The Education Ministry has called on all non-governmental organisations (NGOs) to help children without identification documents to register with the National Registration Dep...
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KUANTAN: The government continues to show its concern for people with disabilities (OKU) through a slew of allocations and policies, says Deputy Prime Minister Datuk Seri Dr Wan Azizah Wan Ismail.
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JOHOR BARU: Candidates for state executive council positions and their portfolios are selected by the Pakatan Harapan component parties and not the Ruler of the state, says Johor PKR chief Hassan Abdul Karim.
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JOHOR BAHRU (April 13): Sultan Johor Sultan Ibrahim Almarhum Sultan Iskandar has  consented to appointing the new Menteri Besar to replace Datuk Osman Sapian.
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NEW DELHI, April 13 — A US plan to end preferential duty-free imports of up to USD$5.6 billion (RM23 billion) from India could raise costs for American consumers, two US senators have told their cou...
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SHANGHAI, April 13 — Richard Liu, the founder of Chinese e-commerce giant JD.com Inc, has weighed in on an ongoing debate about the Chinese tech industry’s gruelling overtime work culture, lament...
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JOHOR BARU, April 13 — Johor Umno liaison committee chief Datuk Hasni Mohammad today said that Sultan Ibrahim Sultan Iskandar has rejected the proposal to dissolve the state assembly in order to avo...
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SEREMBAN, April 13 — Voting at 14 polling stations for the Rantau state by-election is under control as at 1pm today, said Seremban deputy police chief Supt Mohd Rosli Ishak.
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KUALA LUMPUR, April 13 — The Ministry of Housing and Local Government (MHLG) will set up a specific agency to boost the efficiency of strata management.
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KUALA LUMPUR (AFP): The Vietnamese woman accused of killing the half-brother of North Korean leader Kim Jong-un will walk free on May 3, her lawyer said Saturday (April 13).
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KOTA KINABALU: The Sabah Tourism, Culture and Environment Ministry (KePKAS) will take harsh action against a scuba diving operator in Semporna if allegations of sexual assault by one of its instructors are proven true.
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KUALA LUMPUR, April 13 ― Tan Sri Richard Malanjum retired as the country’s chief justice yesterday, but the Kadazandusun native has never forgotten his “kampung boy” roots in Tuaran, Sabah eve...
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KUALA LUMPUR, April 13 — DAP lawmaker M. Kulasegaran has denied that he is racist as portrayed in a recent video uploaded on YouTube that is spreading on social media.
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PUTRAJAYA, April 13 — Primary Industries Minister Teresa Kok Suh Sim hopes Prime Minister Tun Dr Mahathir Mohamad would raise the topic of palm oil exports to China when he attends the One Belt, O...
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KUALA LUMPUR, April 13 — Embracing new technology is meant to expand the economy, not hurt traditional businesses nor displace human workers with artificial intelligence, Finance Minister Lim Guan E...
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BUTTERWORTH, April 13 — Penang Chief Minister Chow Kon Yeow has expressed his confidence that the state’s property market will be promising in the near future as the present soft market situation...
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KUALA LUMPUR, April 13 — Kuala Lumpur City Hall must implement a moratorium (stop order) on new development projects in the Mont Kiara and Hartamas areas until the traffic congestion problems can be...
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KUALA LUMPUR (April 13): A moratorium has been proposed on new developments in Mont'Kiara and Sri Hartamas, and has been sent to Kuala Lumpur mayor Datuk Nor Hisham Ahmad Dahlan, says Segambut MP Hann...
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JAKARTA (April 13): Indonesia’s Meteorology, Climatology and Geophysics Agency (BMKG) has lifted the tsunami alert issued after a 6.9-magnitude earthquake struck off the coast of the country’s isl...
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BANGKOK (April 13): Sixteen people, including eight  Malaysians, were injured after a hotel in Sadao in Songkhla province, southern Thailand caught fire today.
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PUTRAJAYA (April 13): The phrase "in pursuant of Malaysia Agreement 1963" proposed by the Parti Gabungan Sarawak (GPS), need not be included in the Federal Constitution (Amendment) Bill 2019 to restor...
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(April 13): The Sultan of Johor wants the State Executive Council to be revamped.
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KUALA LUMPUR (April 13): The Ministry of Primary Industries hopes more local content will be used in the construction of the East Coast Rail Link (ECRL) project following the resumption of the project...
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KUANTAN (April 13): Foreign Minister Datuk Saifuddin Abdullah has described the solution to the East Coast Rail Link (ECRL) project between Malaysia and China to be “a decision which is timely".
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NEW YORK, April 13 — Fight the dimension’s best warriors in Mortal Kombat 11, fight fires ridiculously in Embr and fight your friends in Tiny Tanks; build friendly community farms in Staxel, a red...
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NEW YORK, April 13 — Annual fan convention Star Wars Celebration is the setting for Star Wars Jedi: Fallen Order to make its April 13 debut ahead of an expected console and computer release towards ...
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NEW YORK, April 13 — What changes will you be seeing after this week’s round of social media platform updates?
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LETTER | Today, April 13, 2019 would have Evelyn Ang’s 46th birthday if not for the tragic incident which took her life last year.
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JOHOR BARU (THE STAR/ASIA NEWS NETWORK) - Johor Ruler Sultan Ibrahim Ibni Almarhum Sultan Iskandar has accepted the resignation of Datuk Osman Sapian as Mentri Besar.
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KUALA LUMPUR (AFP) - A Vietnamese woman accused of killing the half-brother of North Korean leader Kim Jong Un will walk free on May 3, her lawyer said on Saturday (April 13).
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JOHOR BARU, April 13 — Johor Ruler Sultan Ibrahim Iskandar has consented to Datuk Osman Sapian resignation as mentri besar, state secretary Datuk Azmi Rohani said today.
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KUALA LUMPUR, April 13 ― The Election Commission (EC) has almost achieved its target of 70 per cent voter turnout in the Rantau by-election today.