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Topic: April 17

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KUALA LUMPUR: Malaysian palm oil futures rose to their highest in more than four months on Tuesday, extending a streak of gains, as data on July stockpiles came in lower than forecast.
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PUTRAJAYA: Prime Minister Tun Dr Mahathir Mohamad and his wife, Tun Dr Siti Hasmah Mohd Ali, today hosted a luncheon for visiting Indonesian President Joko Widodo and his wife, Iriana Joko Widodo, at ...
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PUTRAJAYA: Visiting Indonesian President Joko Widodo arrived at the Perdana Putra Building here today for a four-eyed meeting with Prime Minister Tun Dr Mahathir Mohamad.
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Visiting Indonesian President Joko Widodo arrived at the Perdana Putra building in Putrajaya today for a four-eyed meeting with Prime Minister Dr Mahathir Mohamad.
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KUALA LUMPUR (Aug 8): The visit of Indonesian President Joko Widodo to Malaysia, his first overseas trip since being elected to a second term on April 17, is seen as a good opportunity for resolving v...
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Jokowi touched down in Malaysia for a two-day working visit on Aug 8.
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SEPANG: Indonesian President Joko Widodo arrived here today for a two-day official visit to Malaysia.
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SEPANG, Aug 8 — Indonesian President Joko Widodo arrived here today for a two-day official visit to Malaysia.
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KUALA LUMPUR: Indonesian President Joko Widodo will hold a two-day official visit to Kuala Lumpur starting today which is expected to further strengthen the already close bilateral relations between M...
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KUALA LUMPUR, Aug 8 ― Indonesian President Joko Widodo will hold a two-day official visit to Kuala Lumpur starting today which is expected to further strengthen the already close bilateral relations...
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Indonesian President Joko Widodo will hold a two-day official visit to Kuala Lumpur starting today, which is expected to further strengthen the already close bilateral relations between Malaysia and I...
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KUALA LUMPUR (Aug 8): Indonesian President Joko Widodo will hold a two-day official visit to Kuala Lumpur starting today which is expected to further strengthen the already close bilateral relations b...
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WASHINGTON, Aug 1 — In cutting US interest rates but signalling that a series of further cuts was unlikely, Federal Reserve Chairman Jerome Powell yesterday took a page from the playbook of his pred...
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COLOGNE: Ford has announced the new Ford Mustang55 special edition model for customers in Europe, celebrating the 55th anniversary of the famous sports car.
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KUALA LUMPUR: Lawyer Mohamed Haniff Khatri Abdulla has applied to intervene in an application by the chief justice to expunge an explosive affidavit filed by a senior judge.
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PUTRAJAYA: Damage experienced by 97 Fire Rescue Tender (FRT) units were not only caused by Power Take Off (PTO) but also due to frequent use for the purpose of fire fighting, rescue, humanitarian serv...
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KUALA LUMPUR (July 17): Former prime minister Datuk Seri Najib Razak and his wife Datin Seri Rosmah Mansor today withdrew their discovery application to get more details over businessman Deepak Jaikis...
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KUALA LUMPUR (July 17): Former prime minister Datuk Seri Najib Razak and his wife Datin Seri Rosmah Mansor today withdrew their discovery application to get more details over businessman Deepak Jaikis...
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KUALA LUMPUR (July 16): The Malaysian Communications and Multimedia Commission (MCMC) spent RM12.81 million on special projects unrelated to its mandate of regulating the communications industry from ...
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KAULA LUMPUR (July 15): The Malaysian Communications and Multimedia Commission (MCMC) spent RM12.81 million on special projects unrelated to its mandate of regulating the communications industry from ...
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GEORGE TOWN: Penang Deputy Chief Minister II P Ramasamy won a defamation lawsuit against the Malaysian Hindu Sangam (MHS) and a Tamil newspaper over a news report claiming that he had failed to provid...
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SHAH ALAM: An office boy, who was found guilty last year of carrying a 9cm Rambo knife in public, today won his appeal when the High Court set aside his six-year jail term.
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KUALA LUMPUR (June 19): Bursa Malaysia has suspended regular short selling (RSS), intraday short selling (IDSS) and propriety day trading (PDT) of Iskandar Waterfront City Bhd (IWCity) until tomorrow ...
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KUALA LUMPUR (June 19): Bursa Malaysia has suspended regular short selling (RSS), intraday short selling (IDSS) and propriety day trading (PDT) of Iskandar Waterfront City Bhd (IWCity) until tomorrow ...
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PUTRAJAYA: The final report and recommendations of the Royal Commission of Inquiry (RCI) on the discovery of transit camps and mass graves in Wang Kelian, Perlis, will be presented to Yang di-Pertuan Agong Al-Sultan Abdullah Ri’ayatuddin Al-Mustafa Billah Shah in early September.
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The final report and recommendations of the Royal Commission of Inquiry (RCI) on the discovery of transit camps and mass graves in Wang Kelian, Perlis, will be presented to Yang di-Pertuan Agong Sulta...
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PUTRAJAYA, June 18 — The final report and recommendations of the Royal Commission of Inquiry (RCI) on the discovery of transit camps and mass graves in Wang Kelian, Perlis, will be presented to Yan...
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PUTRAJAYA (Bernama): The final report and recommendations of the Royal Commission of Inquiry (RCI) on the discovery of transit camps and mass graves in Wang Kelian, Perlis, will be presented to Yang di-Pertuan Agong Al-Sultan Abdullah Ri'ayatuddin Al-Mustafa Billah Shah in early September.
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KUALA LUMPUR: Comintel Corp Bhd was down 17% in early trade Friday after its auditor issued a qualified opinion on its financial year ended Jan 31, 2019 (FY19) results.
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KUALA LUMPUR (June 13): Comintel Corp Bhd's (Comcorp) external auditor Messrs RSM Malaysia has expressed a qualified opinion on the group's financial statement for the year ended Jan 31, 2019 (FY19). ...
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JAKARTA, May 31 — Ratings agency S&P lifted Indonesia’s credit rating today, citing strong prospects for Southeast Asia’s biggest economy after the re-election of president Joko Widodo.
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NIGHTFALL in Jakarta is much earlier than in Kuala Lumpur.
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KUALA LUMPUR: The High Court here has issued an arrest warrant against former Malay­sian External Investi­gation Orga­nisa­tion (MEIO) director-general Datuk Hasanah Abdul Hamid (pic) after she failed to turn up in court during a criminal breach of trust case mention.
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KUALA LUMPUR: The High Court today issued an arrest warrant for the former director-general of the Malaysia External Intelligence Organisation (MEIO) Datuk Hasanah Abdul Hamid, who was charged with cr...
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KUALA LUMPUR, May 24 — Former Malaysian External Intelligence Organisation (MEIO) director-general Datuk Hasanah Abdul Hamid will seek to have the court cancel an arrest warrant that was issued afte...
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Calm returned to the streets of the Indonesian capital on Thursday after a second night of clashes between security forces and protesters angry about the outcome of last month’s election, which hand...
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Indonesian police fired water cannon and rubber bullets at protesters trying to breach barbed wire barricades on Wednesday as demonstrations over the outcome of the presidential election hit the capit...
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Indonesian police fired water cannon and rubber bullets at protesters setting fires and trying to breach barbed wire barricades on Wednesday as demonstrations over the outcome of the presidential elec...
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Prabowo Subianto, who lost in Indonesia’s 2019 presidential election, called on his supporters not to be involved in riots while holding protest rallies against the outcome of the election.
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KUANTAN, May 22 — The passing of Pahang’s Paduka Ayahanda Sultan Ahmad Shah Al Musta’in Billah Ibni Almarhum Sultan Abu Bakar is also felt by industry players and institutions of higher learning...
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KUALA LUMPUR: Prime Minister Tun Dr Mahathir Mohamad has congratulated President Joko Widodo on his re-election for the 2019-2024 term by winning the Indonesian presidential elections (Pilpres).
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KUALA LUMPUR: Prime Minister Tun Dr Mahathir Mohamad has congratulated Indonesian President Joko Widodo (Jokowi) on his re-election for the 2019-2024 term by winning the 2019 Indonesian Presidential E...
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KUALA LUMPUR, May 21 — Prime Minister Tun Dr Mahathir Mohamad has congratulated President Joko Widodo (Jokowi) on his re-election for the 2019-2024 term by winning the 2019 Indonesian Presidential E...
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KUALA LUMPUR (Bernama): Prime Minister Tun Dr Mahathir Mohamad has congratulated president Joko Widodo, who is commonly known as Jokowi, on his re-election for the 2019-2024 term by winning the 2019 Indonesian Presidential Elections (Pilpres).
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Indonesia’s President Joko Widodo, popularly known as Jokowi, won another term as president, beating his rival Prabowo Subianto, with over 85 million of the total 154 million votes cast in the April...
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KUALA LUMPUR (May 21): Prime Minister Tun Dr Mahathir Mohamad has congratulated President Joko Widodo (Jokowi) on his re-election for the 2019-2024 term by winning the 2019 Indonesian Presidential Ele...
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KUALA LUMPUR: The Malaysian Anti-Corruption Commission (MACC) says it is at the tail-end of investigations into a protection racket involving lorry drivers who flouted traffic laws in Penang.
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Incumbent President Joko Widodo (Jokowi) was announced the winner of the Indonesian Presidential Election (Pilpres) 2019, to continue leading the world’s third largest democratic country for the nex...
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SIBU: A shipyard worker from Indonesia is feared to have drowned after he slipped and fell into the Rajang River along Jalan Ulu Lanang on Wednesday (May 15)
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PETALING JAYA: The United States’ Central Intelligence Agency (CIA) wants to recruit Malay-speaking agents, according to a banner displayed in Washington, DC.
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BENGALURU, May 14 — The chief executive and head of finance at Jet Airways have both quit, the Indian company said today, further eroding hopes of a rescue of the debt-laden carrier that grounded op...
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SEREMBAN: The Veterinary Services Department is investigating whether illegal pig and frog farming activities are polluting a river in Port Dickson’s Site C New Village. It is learnt that pig farming was still being carried out in the area although it was banned following the outbreak of the Nipah virus about 20 years ago.
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ADUN SPEAKS | Ex-Prime Minister Najib Abdul Razak has successfully re-branded himself with the slogan “Malu Apa Bossku”. He has even just been identified as such by a witness in his ongoing SRC tr...
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MUMBAI, May 10 — India’s biggest lender today said it has received two unsolicited bids for Jet Airways, raising hopes for the revival of the debt-laden carrier which was forced to ground its enti...
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A top Indonesian lawmaker has demanded a parliamentary inquiry into the deaths of more than 500 officials during recent elections, most of them linked to fatigue-related illnesses in gruelling work co...
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JAKARTA, May 9 ― Indonesian President Joko Widodo pledged today to slim the government during his second term and cut red tape hampering investment to achieve an ambitious growth target in Southeast...
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I REFER to the letter “Selection issue for contract pharmacists” (The Star, April 17) and other previous reports and letters on the predicament of hundreds of new graduate pharmacists in this coun...
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I ABSOLUTELY agree with Loh Jia Min’s view “Delivery by Pos Laju needs to be improved” (The Star, April 17).
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NEW DELHI, May 7 — Jet Airways’ pilots’ union has appealed to India’s top court to direct State Bank Of India (SBI) to release interim funding to try to revive the grounded airline, according ...
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Notable filings DURING the week of April 15 to 19, notable changes in shareholdings of companies listed on Bursa Malaysia included the disposal of 25.64 million shares, or a 4.23% stake, in Orion IXL ...
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Two Reuters journalists jailed in Myanmar after they were convicted of breaking the Official Secrets Act walked free from a prison on the outskirts of Yangon on Tuesday after spending more than 500 da...
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BEIJING: China’s central bank said on Monday it will cut the reserve requirement ratios (RRRs) for small and medium-sized banks effective from May 15, in a targeted policy measure to help support companies struggling amid an economic slowdown.
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IPOH: Facilities, including the salary received by Mohamad Ashraf Hassan, who went missing while participating in the Gopeng Ultra Trail (GUT) Run 2019 in March, continues to be paid even though he is...
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The High Court in Kuala Lumpur has granted leave to the widow of late private investigator P Balasubramaniam to initiate contempt proceedings against lawyer Muhammad Shafee Abdullah and two others, sa...
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BUKIT MERTAJAM: Those responsible for the deforestation on top of a hill near the Mengkuang Dam will be dealt with severely, according to the Penang government.
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KUALA LUMPUR: Seacera Group Bhd has clarified substantial shareholder, Datuk Tan Wei Lian had never approached the board to propose any business plan, which includes the sale of the group’s smaller assets and payment of a 10 sen special dividend.
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ALOR GAJAH (Bernama): A foreign tanker believed to be involved in an oil spill in the waters off Tanjung Balau and Batu Layar near Kota Tinggi, Johor, on April 17 has been traced outside the nation's waters, says Marine Department director-general Datuk Baharin Abdul Hamid.
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A total of 225 election staff were reported dead as of Thursday due to fatigue, as the vote- counting process continues for the 2019 Indonesian general election and is scheduled to end by May 22.
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PETALING JAYA: The health ministry has decided to extend by another six months the grace period for the smoking ban before punitive action is taken.
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DANYANG (China): A BMW dealer in eastern China called the police after a woman seeking compensation sat on a car’s bonnet in its showroom and put a dent in it.
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TikTok, the Chinese social media smash-hit pulled from app stores in India over claims it made children vulnerable to pornographic and other inappropriate video content, will be available for download...
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GEORGE TOWN: Suspected racketeers in Penang’s Road Transport Department (JPJ) can blame a scorned woman for putting them into trouble with the law, according to a source close to the investigations.
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GEORGE TOWN: Two more Penang Road Transport Department (RTD) enforcement personnel and a former Land Public Transport Commission (SPAD) staff have been remanded seven days by the magistrate’s court ...
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GEORGE TOWN: Two former Land Public Transport Commission (SPAD) officers and a Penang Road Transport Department (JPJ) enforcement officer have been remanded for seven days at the magistrate's court here on Wednesday (April 24).
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JAKARTA: Indonesian President Joko Widodo (Jokowi) called for an increase in capital spending to bolster growth as a slowing global economy, the US-China trade war and rising oil prices pose risks to South-East Asia’s largest economy.
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GEORGE TOWN: In a third wave of arrests, another 22 Penang Road Transport Department (JPJ) officers have been hauled up to assist investigations into a protection racket involving lorry drivers.
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The government says it plans to increase the number of Automated Awareness Safety System (AWAS) cameras, specifically added at accident-prone locations in order to improve road safety and reduce the a...
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KUALA LUMPUR (April 23): Seacera Group Bhd said today that it has detected unusual market activities concerning the trading of its securities.
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PETALING JAYA: The official car of a federal police director that was stolen by car thieves in Kajang last week was found behind a building in Teluk Intan in Perak on Monday.
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GEORGE TOWN: Another 22 Penang Road Transport Department (JPJ) officers have been hauled up to assist with investigations into a protection racket involving lorry drivers.
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KUALA LUMPUR (April 23): The Government intends to add more Automated Awareness Safety System (AWAS) cameras at accident-prone locations to improve road safety and reduce accident rate.
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NEW YORK: Lenders to HNA Group Co.’s CWT International Ltd. seized control of assets in Singapore, China and the U.S. after the unit failed to repay amounts due on its credit facility.
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TOKYO: Japan’s stock market has regained US$334bil in value this year after crawling out of the worst quarterly performance since 2008. But the bounce isn’t enough to get everyone back.
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SHAH ALAM: A transport company manager lost RM1.6 million after being cheated by a ‘love scam’ syndicate led by foreigners from African countries.
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KUALA LUMPUR (April 22): The Government intends to add more Automated Awareness Safety System (AWAS) cameras at accident-prone locations to improve road safety and reduce accident rate.
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KUALA LUMPUR: The government intends to add more Automated Awareness Safety System (AWAS) cameras at accident-prone locations to improve road safety and reduce the accident rate.
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SHAH ALAM (Bernama): A transport company manager lost RM1.6mil after being cheated by a ‘love scam' syndicate led by foreigners.
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Last week, Lisa Su, CEO of AMD, put a tweet via her official account, giving gamers an idea of the hardware that Sony’s next-generation PlayStation 5 (PS5) will reportedly be rocking.
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GEORGE TOWN: Karpal Singh did not live long enough to see it, but he can rest assured that his dream for a reformed Malaysia is now a reality.
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GEORGE TOWN: Five more enforcement officers from the Penang Road Transport Department (JPJ) have been remanded for seven days at a magistrate's court here.
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JOHOR BARU: As Sultan Ibrahim Ibni Almarhum Sultan Iskandar calls on the authorities to step up patrols to prevent the illegal dumping of sludge within the state’s waters, more oil spills were spotted during the clean-up off Kota Tinggi.
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PUTRAJAYA: The Road Transport Department (JPJ) has set up an internal task force to study procedures within the department to eliminate corruption following the arrest of 24 of its officers in Penang.
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KAJANG (Bernama): The Malaysian Anti-Corruption Commission (MACC) will call Penang Road Transport Department (JPJ) director and top management to assist in the investigations into corruption cases involving the department officers if necessary.
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KUALA LUMPUR (April 19): Malayan Banking Bhd (Maybank) has terminated the collaboration agreement with troubled Hyflux Ltd in relation to the divestment of the Tuaspring integrated water and power pla...
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KUALA LUMPUR (April 19): KNM Group Bhd has proposed to raise up to RM36.36 million via a private placement to third party investors to be identified later, to finance its ethanol plant in Chachoengsao...
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KUANTAN (Bernama): Malaysia hopes the United States will remove the country from the “K" list of travel advisory issued by the US State Department as soon as possible, says Foreign Minister Datuk Saifuddin Abdullah.
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KUALA LUMPUR (April 19): Prime Minister Tun Dr Mahathir Mohamad  today announced the revival of the Bandar Malaysia project, which was abruptly terminated in May 2017.
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SINGAPORE (Bernama): Malayan Banking Bhd (Maybank) has decided to terminate the collaboration agreement relating to the divestment of the Tuaspring integrated water and power plant (IWPP) with immediate effect, said water treatment firm Hyflux Ltd.
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KOTA TINGGI: The oil spill that was spotted in waters near Batu Layar and Tanjung Balau here last Wednesday (April 17) is believed to have been washed out to open waters after a clean-up team failed to find it Friday (April 19).
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SINGAPORE, April 19 ― Malayan Banking Bhd (Maybank) has decided to terminate the collaboration agreement relating to the divestment of the Tuaspring integrated water and power plant (IWPP) with imme...