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Topic: April 8

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KUALA LUMPUR: Malaysia Airlines (MAS) has implemented its new Horizontal Fare Family plan for domestic flights that gives economy class passengers the flexibility to select a combination of fares and services.
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This article first appeared in The Edge Malaysia Weekly as 'Issues at Fortis explained' (pages 68 and 69), on April 8, 2019 - April 14, 2019.
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GOUDA (Netherlands), April 19 ― Surrounded by 15-kg (33 lb) wheels of cheese ready to be carted away in horse-drawn carriages, a dairy farmer in the Dutch city of Gouda faces off against a cheese tr...
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SHANGHAI: A debt crisis at one of China’s most well-known private conglomerates entered a new stage Thursday, with the company saying cross-default clauses had been triggered on dollar bonds worth $800 million.
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PUTRAJAYA: Newly-appointed Johor Mentri Besar Dr Sahruddin Jamal has called on the Prime Minister, his first after assuming the post on April 14.
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KUALA LUMPUR: Prime Minister Tun Dr Mahathir Mohamad says there is no need for a travel advisory against Malaysia, as we are a “safe nation”.
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PETALING JAYA (THE STAR/ASIA NEWS NETWORK) - Malaysian Prime Minister Mahathir Mohamad met Dr Sahruddin Jamal, the newly appointed Johor Menteri Besar, at his office in Putrajaya on Thursday (April 18...
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I REFER to the letter “Protect private care patients” (The Star, April 4) by Datuk Dr S. H. Lee and the response from Health director-general Datuk Dr Noor Hisham Abdullah, “Patients free to cho...
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PETALING JAYA: Prime Minister Tun Dr Mahathir Mohamad has met Dr Sahruddin Jamal, the newly minted Johor Mentri Besar at his office on Thursday.
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What changes will you be seeing after last week's round of social media platform updates? New ways to express yourself on LinkedIn, limited Twitter daily follows, and improved performance on Snapchat's Android app.
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KUALA LUMPUR: Malaysian Airlines (MAS) yesterday said that a list of rates for its add on baggage viralled on social media is incorrect.
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KUALA LUMPUR: Malaysian Airlines (MAS) yesterday said that a list of rates for its add on baggage viralled on social media is incorrect.
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KUALA LUMPUR: Malaysia Airlines has denied a message being circulated on social media claiming it is imposing additional rates on baggage.
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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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PETALING JAYA: PT Eagle High Plantations Tbk, a unit of Indonesia-based Rajawali Group, has denied taking any legal action against the Federal Land Development Authority’s (Felda) plan to walk back on a US$500mil purchase of a stake in the company, according to a report by Reuters.
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Indonesia's election watchdog said that about 320,000 Indonesians living in Malaysia who cast their ballots via mail should vote again in the presidential and legislative polls, as investigation indic...
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KUALA LUMPUR, April 17 — Malaysian Airlines today said that a list of rates for its add-on baggage viralled on social media is incorrect.
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KUALA LUMPUR (April 16): Malaysia Airlines (MAS) today said that a list of rates for its add on baggage that went viral on social media is incorrect.
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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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KUALA LUMPUR: The Center to Combat Corruption and Cronyism (C4) today called on Penang to put the undersea tunnel project on hold amid concerns over “controversies and mysteries” surrounding the p...
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PUTRAJAYA: Two former soldiers and an Indonesian national were jailed eight years and 12 years respectively by the Court of Appeal for conspiring to promote terrorism.
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PETALING JAYA: The biggest challenge for the new Johor menteri besar, Dr Sahruddin Jamal, is to see himself as the representative of the people while acting as a bridge between Putrajaya and the palac...
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ISKANDAR PUTERI (April 15): Newly appointed Johor Menteri Besar Dr Sahruddin Jamal officially assumed duty today.
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PUTRAJAYA: The Court of Appeal today sentenced three men to between eight and 12 years’ jail over a charge of terrorism, including a plot to kidnap former prime minister Najib Razak.
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PUTRAJAYA: An Indonesian national and two Malaysian ex-soldiers were sentenced to 12 years jail and eight years jail, respectively, by the Court of Appeal today for conspiring to promote terrorism.
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PUTRAJAYA, April 15 — An Indonesian national and two Malaysian ex-soldiers were sentenced to 12 years jail and eight years jail, respectively, by the Court of Appeal today for conspiring to promote ...
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SINGAPORE, April 15 — Returning to Singapore via Tuas Checkpoint?
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JOHOR BAHRU (April 15): Bukit Kepong assemblyman Dr Sahruddin Jamal was sworn in as the 17th menteri besar (MB) of Johor at Istana Bukit Serene here yesterday.
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ISKANDAR PUTERI: First-term assemblyman Dr Sahruddin Jamal has officially assumed duties in his new role as Johor Mentri Besar at Kota Iskandar here Monday (April 15).
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KUANTAN: PKR president Datuk Seri Anwar Ibrahim (pix) has expressed hope that Dr Sahruddin Jamal will be able to discharge his new duties as the Mentri Besar of Johor firmly, especially in ensuring th...
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JOHOR BARU: Now that the new Mentri Besar has been appointed, Johor Ruler Sultan Ibrahim Ibni Almarhum Sultan Iskandar advised the state government to focus on helping the rakyat and developing the nation’s economy.
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KUALA LUMPUR: Malaysia continued to experience net foreign selling for the third consecutive week as investors shifted their asset allocation into safe havens such as bonds and money market.
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PKR president Anwar Ibrahim has expressed hope that Dr Sahruddin Jamal will be able to discharge his new duties as the menteri besar of Johor firmly, especially in ensuring the wellbeing of the people...
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KUANTAN, April 14 — PKR president Datuk Seri Anwar Ibrahim has expressed hope that Dr Sahruddin Jamal will be able to discharge his new duties as the Mentri Besar of Johor firmly, especially in ensu...
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Former Johor menteri besar Osman Sapian is willing to use his 42 years of experience in politics to help his successor Dr Sahruddin Jamal in administering the state.
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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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JOHOR BARU: The Sultan of Johor Sultan Ibrahim Almarhum Sultan Iskandar has congratulated Bukit Kepong assemblyman Dr Sahruddin Jamal on his appointment as the new Johor Mentri Besar.
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KUALA LUMPUR, April 14 — Malaysia continued to experience net foreign selling for the third consecutive week as investors shifted their asset allocation into safe havens such as bonds and money mark...
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JOHOR BARU, April 14 — Newly-minted Johor Mentri Besar Dr Sahruddin Jamal said he will look into changes to the state executive committee as soon as possible.
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JOHOR BARU, April 14 — Bukit Kepong assemblyman Dr Sahruddin Jamal was sworn in as the 17th mentri besar of Johor at Istana Bukit Serene here today.
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JOHOR BARU: Sultan Johor Sultan Ibrahim Almarhum Sultan Iskandar has accepted the resignation of Datuk Osman Sapian as the Mentri Besar of Johor at Istana Pasir Pelangi, here, at 10am 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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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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JOHOR BARU: Johor Ruler Sultan Ibrahim Ibni Almarhum Sultan Iskandar has accepted the resignation of Datuk Osman Sapian as Mentri Besar.
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PETALING JAYA - Malaysian police have pieced together the money trail behind the purchase of a pink diamond that allegedly used 1Malaysia Development Bhd (1MDB) funds.
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JOHOR BARU: Datuk Osman Sapian's status as the Mentri Besar is still in limbo as Johor Ruler Sultan Ibrahim Ibni Almarhum Sultan Iskandar has yet to officially accept his resignation.
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JOHOR BARU: Outgoing Johor Mentri Besar Datuk Osman Sapian has concluded his audience with Johor Ruler Sultan Ibrahim Ibni Almarhum Sultan Iskandar at Istana Pasir Pelangi here.
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JOHOR BARU: Mentri Besar Datuk Osman Sapian has arrived at Istana Pasir Pelangi to have an audience with Johor's Sultan Ibrahim Ibni Almarhum Sultan Iskandar.
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PUTRAJAYA: 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 restore Saba...
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PUTRAJAYA: The request from Gabungan Parti Sarawak (GPS) to include six words in the amendment of Article 1(2) of the Federal Constitution is “unreasonable” and legally not possible, says Datuk Liew Vui Keong.
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KUALA LUMPUR: A Bangladeshi clothing store assistant pleaded not guilty in the Sessions Court here to a charge of possessing 21,934 shirts, worth half a million ringgit, that were fakes of famous brands.
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PUTRAJAYA (April 12): 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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KUALA LUMPUR: A Bangladeshi clothing store assistant pleaded not guilty at the sessions court here today to the charge of having in his possession a total of 21,934 shirts that were falsely branded th...
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KUALA LUMPUR (April 12): Datuk Osman Sapian is scheduled to have an audience with the Sultan of Johor Sultan Ibrahim Almarhum Sultan Iskandar tomorrow morning on his resignation as Johor's Menteri Bes...
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JOHOR BARU: Datuk Osman Sapian claims he is still the Johor Mentri Besar – for one more day at least – and will carry on with his duties until he has an audience with Johor Ruler Sultan Ibrahim Ibni Almarhum Sultan Iskandar on Saturday (April 13).
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JAKARTA - Indonesia's election commission (KPU) visited Selangor, Malaysia on Friday (April 12) to investigate the discovery of thousands of ballot papers that had allegedly been illegally marked in f...
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JAKARTA (April 12): Indonesia’s election commission ordered an investigation into reports that thousands of ballots have been cast by the diaspora in Malaysia days before overseas polling opened, pr...
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JOHOR BARU, April 11 — Johor Parti Pribumi Bersatu Malaysia (Bersatu) will give its full support to anyone the party names as the new mentri besar.
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KUALA LUMPUR: The Armed Forces Fund Board’s (LTAT) profit for financial year (FY17) should be RM370.56 million and not RM662.17 million as reported due to unrecognised impairments and an incomplete ...
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KUALA LUMPUR (April 11): Home Affairs Minister Tan Sri Muhyiddin Mohd Yassin (pictured) has directed the police to investigate 'without fear or favour' the alleged misconduct in Federal Land Developme...
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An Indian court's call for a ban on the popular video app TikTok will hurt free speech rights, China's Bytedance Technology Co has said in a request for the Supreme Court to quash the directive.
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JOHOR BARU: Police arrested four Nepalese men for rioting armed with pieces of wood at Persiaran Indahpura, near Kulai, yesterday.
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KUALA LUMPUR (April 11): Prime Minister Tun Dr Mahathir Mohamad said Johor is still a part of Malaysia in response to the state's ruler Sultan Ibrahim Iskandar's warning that "certain quarters" to sto...
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KUALA LUMPUR (April 11): Prime Minister Tun Dr Mahathir has brushed off suggestions to appoint Tan Sri Muhyiddin Yassin as the next Menteri Besar of Johor, saying that Parti Pribumi Bersatu Malaysia w...
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KUALA LUMPUR (April 11): Home Affairs Minister Tan Sri Muhyiddin Mohd Yassin has directed the police to investigate 'without fear or favour' the alleged misconduct in Federal Land Development Authorit...
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SERDANG: Umno lost the election and should stop suggesting names for the Johor mentri besar post, as “losers should keep quiet”, says Prime Minister Tun Dr Mahathir Mohamad.
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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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SIBU: A 37-year-old carpenter has been arrested for suspected sexual assault on a three-year-old girl.
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On April 8, the Facebook VP of India published a blog post revealing how the company has been using AI to reduce the spread of misinformation over the past year and a half as Indians prepare for the General Election for the 17th Lok Sabha.
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JOHOR BAHRU (April 10): The Sultan of Johor Sultan Ibrahim Almarhum Sultan Iskandar has called on "certain parties" to stop making noise and bickering on politics but instead concentrate on efforts to...
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JOHOR BARU, April 10 — It is hoped the appointment of the Johor mentri besar can be made as soon as possible to preserve the stability of the state administration, said Johor State Legislative Assem...
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PUTRAJAYA: Film actor, producer and director, Datuk Gerald Hans Isaac has been appointed as Chairman of the Malaysian National Film Development Corporation (Finas) for a period of two years effective ...
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PUTRAJAYA (April 10): Film actor, producer and director Datuk Gerald Hans Isaac has been appointed as Chairman of the Malaysian National Film Development Corporation (Finas) for a period of two years ...
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KUALA LUMPUR: Tun Dr Mahathir Mohamad was referring to the Federal Constitution when he said the party that wins an election gets to determine the mentri besar, says Datuk Seri Anwar Ibrahim.
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Film actor, producer and director Hans Isaac has been named chairman of the Malaysian National Film Development Corporation (Finas) for a period of two years effective April 8.
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JOHOR BARU: Tan Sri Muhyiddin Yassin should be the next mentri besar of Johor, says state Umno chief Datuk Hasni Mohamed.
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A general operation force (GOF) team seized Meranti timber logs and machineries valued at 1.4mil ringgit in a surprise operation on April 8 at a log pond in Sungai Uka, Poi in Kanowit.Deputy commandin...
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Snapchat has long been known to be problematic on Android, while the iOS version of the app has always enjoyed better functionality.
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Electrical brain stimulation using a non-invasive cap can help boost older people's mental scores to those of people 20 to 30 years younger, according to a study published on April 8.
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PUTRAJAYA, April 10 — The Court of Appeal today fixed April 23 to hear Datuk Seri Najib Razak’s appeal in his bid to remove former judge Datuk Seri Gopal Sri Ram as his prosecutor in 1Malaysia Dev...
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SIBU: Expensive meranti timber logs and machineries valued at RM1.4mil have been seized by the 10th Battalion General Operation Force (GOF) in a surprise operation on a log pond in Sungai Uka, Poi in Kanowit.
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KUALA LUMPUR: The role of appointing the new Johor mentri besar lies with the party that won the election, not with the Sultan of Johor, says Prime Minister Tun Dr Mahathir Mohamad.
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KUALA LUMPUR: Malaysia Airlines has revised its economy class free check-in baggage allowance on both its domestic and international flights, effective April 8.
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JOHOR BARU: Now that Johor is without a mentri besar after the resignation of Datuk Osman Sapian the focus has shifted to the selection of his replacement.
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KUALA LUMPUR (April 9): Malaysia Airlines has revised its economy class free check-in baggage allowance on both its domestic and international flights, effective Monday (April 8).
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KOTA KINABALU: The wife of the late kidnap victim Jari Abdullah is trying to get her husband's body back for burial.
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When the Huawei Mate X was first unveiled in February at the Mobile World Congress, the company said that the handset would likely to go on sale in mid-2019. According to a report published by GizmoChina this week, the device will hit the consumer market in June 2019 starting at €2,299 (RM10,611), or about US$2,590 (RM10,603).
Huawei Mate X | GizmoChina | US | Huawei | Samsung Galaxy Fold | 5G | 5G | 5G | LTE | Both | Galaxy Fold | 7T | Galaxy Buds | OnePlus | OnePlus 7 | Xiaomi | Mi 9 | Sony | Xperia 1 | RAM | 4GB | Europe | AFP Relaxnews | 12GB | Qualcomm | Kirin 980 | Snapdragon 855 | 6.6 | 5 | 4.6 | 7.3 | 8 | 106 | 855 | 1 | 2 | 590 | 5 | 7 | 5 | 26 | 600 | 603 | 1 | 980 | 456 | RM10 | 603 | April 8 | April 26 | May 3 | US$1 | 980 | RM8 | 106 | US$600 | RM2 | 456 | US$2 | 590 | 3 | 4 | 8 | 12 | 7 | 2 | 299 | 980 | 9
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A key committee of EU lawmakers on April 8 rejected a European Commission push for a WiFi-based technology for cars, backing critics who support the alternative 5G standard.
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PUTRAJAYA - Datuk Osman Sapian has tendered his resignation as Johor's Menteri Besar, Prime Minister Mahathir Mohamad told the media on Tuesday (April 9).
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KUALA LUMPUR: Prime Minister Tun Dr Mahathir Mohamad confirms that Datuk Osman Sapian has officially resigned as Johor Mentri Besar.
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KUALA LUMPUR (Bernama): The bodies of 11 foreign victims who were involved in the factory bus accident near the MASKargo area in Sepang on Monday (April 8) have not been claimed by their next-of-kin, says KLIA district police chief ACP Zulkifli Adamshah.
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JOHOR BARU: Johor Health, Environment and Agriculture Committee chairman Dr Sahruddin Jamal is Mentri Besar Datuk Osman Sapian's official representative at the Malaysia-Singapore Leaders' Retreat held in Putrajaya.
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KUALA LUMPUR: The Pilgrims’ Fund Board (TH) spent RM576.38 million in the last five years (2014-2018) on 58,118 pilgrims who appealed, including those accompanying others on their first muassasah pi...
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PETALING JAYA: The Pakatan Harapan government should admit that Felda is suffering losses because the price of palm oil has dipped below production costs, says Datuk Seri Najib Razak
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Hong Kong man loses HK$430,848 in four hours. There were 592 cases in 2018 with losses of HK$6.4mil.
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Apple Inc’s healthcare ambitions go beyond wearables like the Apple Watch, with the company poised to soon emerge as a leader in consumer health, according to Morgan Stanley.
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Twitter has announced via its Twitter Safety account that it is trying to hinder spam bots by lowering the daily follow limit from 1,000 to 400.
Twitter | Safety | Yoel Roth | Spam bots | Spammers | Safety | 400 | 99.87% | DM | April 8 | 2019 | April 8 | 2019 | April 8 | 2019 | 400 | 8 | 2019 | 400 | 99.87 | 8 | 1 | 000 | 400 | 400 | 2019 | 1 | 000 | 2019 | 8
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KUALA LUMPUR: The Women, Family and Community Development Ministry has formed a special projects team to ensure laws relating to gender equality are formed with consideration given to all parties.
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KUALA LUMPUR: Lawmakers from Gabungan Parti Sarawak (GPS) have been urged by Pakatan Harapan MPs to set aside their political differences to support the Bill to amend Article 1(2) of the Federal Constitution in a move to honour the Malaysia Agreement 1963 (MA63).
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KOTA KINABALU: The Malaysian kidnap victim, who escaped from his Abu Sayyaf kidnappers in a volley of gunfire five days ago, died at a private hospital in Zamboanga City, southern Philippines.