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PUTRAJAYA (April 22): The Visa On Arrival (VOA) requirements for tourists from China and India may be relaxed in a bid to increase the number of visitors from the two countries in conjunction with Vis...
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PUTRAJAYA, April 22 — The Visa On Arrival (VOA) requirements for tourists from China and India may be relaxed in a bid to increase the number of visitors from the two countries in conjunction with V...
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PUTRAJAYA (Bernama): The visa-on-arrival (VOA) requirements for tourists from China and India may be relaxed in a bid to increase the number of visitors from the two countries in conjunction with Visit Malaysia Year 2020.
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A fundamental thesis of this series of articles is that opponents do not talk to each other because they come from separate disciplines, cultures and beliefs.
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KUCHING: The Sarawak Harvest and Folklore Festival will be held from April 26 to 28 at the Sarawak Cultural Village in Santubong near here and will complement the ongoing Visit Sarawak Campaign (VSC)....
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PUTRAJAYA: The new East Coast Rail Link (ECRL) alignment will leave the Klang Gates Quartz Ridge and the nation’s silica reserves untouched, says Prime Minister Tun Dr Mahathir Mohamad.
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PETALING JAYA: The new East Coast Rail Link (ECRL) alignment will leave the Klang Gates Quartz Ridge and the nation's silica reserves untouched, says Prime Minister Tun Dr Mahathir Mohamad.
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KOTA KINABALU: Sabah Chief Minister Datuk Seri Mohd Shafie Apdal (pix) wants Pakatan Harapan (PH) - Parti Warisan Sabah (Warisan) leaders and machinery to give their full commitment to getting close t...
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KOTA KINABALU, April 14 — Sabah Chief Minister  Datuk Seri Mohd Shafie Apdal wants Pakatan Harapan (PH) – Parti Warisan Sabah (Warisan) leaders and machinery to give their full commitment to gett...
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KUCHING: A state minister has questioned the Pakatan Harapan (PH) government’s sincerity in helping Sarawak students after it turned down an offer of a RM1 billion loan to repair dilapidated schools...
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KUALA LUMPUR (April 9): Minister of Tourism, Arts and Culture Datuk Mohamaddin Ketapi has clarified that the departure levy, which will come into force on June 1 this year, will only be applicable to ...
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Tourism, Arts and Culture Minister Mohammadin Ketapi said the new bill to collect a departure levy from any person who leaves the country is unlikely to affect tourism.He said other countries had a si...
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GEORGE TOWN, April 8 — A big group of designers from France, South Korea and Asean will be exhibiting their designs at the fifth Penang Fashion Week in a leading mall from May 3.
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GEORGE TOWN (THE STAR/ASIA NEWS NETWORK) - Malaysia has attributed traffic congestion at the Causeway checkpoints as the reason why fewer Singaporeans are visiting the country.
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GEORGE TOWN: Congestion at the Causeway checkpoints may be the reason that saw a drop in Singapo­rean tourists visiting Malaysia.
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KUCHING: A Sarawak minister has criticised DAP’s Dr Kelvin Yii for claiming that it is normal for the drafted bill of Article 1(2) of the Federal Constitution to be disclosed only during the first r...
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KUCHING: The Sarawak government has received RM2.58 million in tourism tax revenue which came into force on Aug 1, 2017, said State Tourism, Arts, Culture, Youth and Sports Minister Datuk Abdul Karim ...
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KUCHING, April 3 — The Visit Sarawak Campaign (VSC), which was launched at the end of last year, has started to produce results as shown by the tourist arrivals registered in January this year, the ...
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KUCHING: Facilities at the Niah Caves near Miri will be improved to develop it into a leading tourism attraction.
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KUCHING: Associations can contribute to Sarawak's economy by holding their events in the state and bringing in delegates, says Datuk Abdul Rahman Karim Hamzah.
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KUALA LUMPUR: The new official logo for the Visit Malaysia 2020 campaign, to be announced in May, will have a design symbolising the arts and culture of communities.
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KUALA LUMPUR: The setting up of a task force to speed up the approval process of the Malaysia My Second Home (MM2H) programme by the Tourism Ministry has been completed.
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KUALA LUMPUR: The new official logo for Visit Malaysia 2020 campaign will be announced in May, according to Tourism, Arts and Culture Minister Datuk Mohamaddin Ketapi.
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Tourism, Arts and Culture minister Datuk Mohammadin Ketapi said more Bookworm runs would be organised as it encourage more people to read and is very family-centric.He said this after the Bookworm Run...
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The new official logo for Visit Malaysia 2020 campaign will be announced in May, says Tourism, Arts and Culture Minister Mohamaddin Ketapi.
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KUALA LUMPUR, March 31 — The new official logo for Visit Malaysia 2020 campaign will be announced in May, says Tourism, Arts and Culture Minister Datuk Mohamaddin Ketapi.
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LANGKAWI: The Langkawi National Art Gallery or NAG@Langkawi is set to be an attraction which will draw more visitors to the duty-free island, said Tourism, Arts and Culture Minister Datuk Mohamaddin K...
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LANGKAWI, March 30 — The Langkawi National Art Gallery or [email protected] is set to be an attraction which will draw more visitors to the duty-free island, said Tourism, Arts and Culture Minister...
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GEORGE TOWN: The Penang Arts Week, which began on March 24 with the intention to promote arts in the state, hit a snag when giant sculptures of Penang’s famous food were vandalised by irresponsible ...
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In response to Reuben Dass’ letter published on March 20 addressing the Malaysian government’s need to reconsider its STEM policy – a sentiment perhaps shared by many Malaysians – there seems ...
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Tourism, Arts and Culture minister Datuk Mohamaddin Ketapi said the monument to dead Japanese soldiers in Kedah does not fall under the purview of his ministry.When met at the Parliament lobby on Mond...
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KUALA LUMPUR: A minister was left bemused when the Deputy Speaker told him that he had run out of time to reply to her question.
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KUALA LUMPUR: About RM50,000 is needed to repair the piano owned by legendary entertainer P Ramlee, said National Archives director-general Azemi Abdul Aziz.
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KUALA LUMPUR, March 21 — The project to repair the piano owned by legendary entertainer, the late Tan Sri P. Ramlee still needs a fund of RM50,000, said National Archives Director-General Datuk Azem...
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KUCHING, March 19 — The Federal Communications and Multimedia Ministry is to ask Radio Televisyen Malaysia (RTM) Sarawak to explain an allegation that it is prohibited from providing coverage of eve...
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KUCHING: A Sarawak government directive stating that the word ‘state’ is to be dropped in all official government affairs with immediate effect was not true, said Chief Minister Datuk Patinggi Aba...
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KUALA LUMPUR: There is no restriction for Malaysians to travel to New Zealand following the mass shooting at two mosques in Christchurch yesterday, which has claimed 49 lives.
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KUALA LUMPUR, March 16 — There is no restriction for Malaysians to travel to New Zealand following the mass shooting at two mosques in Christchurch yesterday, which has claimed 49 lives.
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KUALA LUMPUR (March 7): Tourism Malaysia and Malaysia Airports Holdings Bhd (MAHB) have signed a Memorandum of Joint Collaboration (MoJC) with Condor Airlines to support the airline’s Frankfurt-Kual...
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PETALING JAYA (THE STAR/ASIA NEWS NETWORK) - The remark by Malaysia's Tourism, Arts and Culture Minister Mohammaddin Ketapi during a travel fair in Berlin on homosexuality is to explain that there is ...
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PETALING JAYA: The remark by the Tourism, Arts and Culture Minister during a travel fair in Berlin on homosexuality is to explain that there is no tourism campaign focused towards the LGBTQ (lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender and queer) community in Malaysia.
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KUALA LUMPUR • Malaysia's Tourism, Arts and Culture Minister has caused consternation, following reports that he told German media there are no gays in the country.
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PETALING JAYA: Tourism, Arts and Culture Minister Datuk Mohamaddin Ketapi’s remark that there was no homosexuality in the country was simply a misunderstanding, according to his office.
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MARCH 6 — The response by Minister of Tourism, Arts and Culture Datuk Mohamaddin Ketapi’s as to whether Malaysia is safe country for the LGBT community has made Malaysia a laughing stock.
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PETALING JAYA: Datuk Mohamaddin Ketapi's remarks on homosexuality have made Malaysia a laughing stock, says MCA deputy president Datuk Dr Mah Hang Soon.
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KUALA LUMPUR, March 6 — Tourism, Arts and Culture Minister Datuk Mohamaddin Ketapi told foreign press in Germany he did not think there are homosexuals in Malaysia.
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PETALING JAYA: Tourism, Arts and Culture Minister Datuk Mohamaddin Ketapi caused ripples in Germany after making a remark about homosexuality.
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Tourism, Arts and Culture Minister Mohammaddin Ketapi believes there are no homosexuals in Malaysia, a German broadcaster has reported.
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A couple of weeks ago, in mid-February, Education Minister Maszlee Malik said, “We are not going to put our students into science and arts (streams) anymore.
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THERE is a revived interest in STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering and Maths) after our Education Minister recently mooted the idea of STREAM as a modification to customise to Malaysia’s current ...
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KUALA LUMPUR (March 4): A task force comprising officials from immigration and the police force has been established to speed up the approval process for the backlogged applications of the Malaysia M...
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KUALA LUMPUR, March 4 — Putrajaya has introduced stricter background checks for Malaysia My Second Home (MM2H) applications, a popular programme that allows wealthy expatriates to stay in the countr...
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PERMATANG PAUH, March 3 — Efforts to repair a 60-year system left behind by the previous government is not easy and the new government needs time to do it, said Deputy Prime Minister Datuk Seri Dr W...
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PERMATANG PAUH: Efforts to repair a 60-year system left behind by the previous government were not easy and the new government needs time to do it, according to Deputy Prime Minister Datuk Seri Dr Wan...
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KANGAR: Perlis has not been sidelined and has been accorded the same treatment as other states in terms of allocation for the tourism sector, said Tourism, Arts and Culture Minister Datuk Mohamaddin K...
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Following public backlash over the poorly maintained condition of the Penang National Park, the park will undergo a major facelift, with an upgrade of its basic facilities.
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LANGKAWI: Prime Minister Dr Mahathir Mohamad has in principle agreed to the implementation of the visa on arrival (VOA) in Langkawi, said Tourism, Arts and Culture Minister Mohamaddin Ketapi.
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Prime Minister Dr Mahathir Mohamad has in principle agreed to the implementation of the visa on arrival (VOA) in Langkawi, said Tourism, Arts and Culture Minister Datuk Mohamaddin Ketapi.
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Prime Minister Dr Mahathir Mohamad has in principle agreed to the implementation of the visa on arrival (VOA) in Langkawi, said Tourism, Arts and Culture Minister Mohamaddin Ketapi.
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KAJANG: The campaign by the contesting parties in the Semenyih state by-election has been smooth sailing so far, according to Election Commission (EC) chairman Azhar Azizan Harun.
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KAJANG (March 1): The campaign by contesting parties in the Semenyih state by-election has been smooth sailing so far, said Election Commission (EC) chairman Azhar Azizan Harun.
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KINI ROUNDUP | Here are the key headlines you may have missed yesterday, in brief. 1.
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PUTRAJAYA: The tourism industry continues to contribute significantly to the country’s economy despite a drop in tourist arrivals last year, says Datuk Mohamaddin Ketapi.
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PUTRAJAYA: The tourism sector contributed RM84.1 billion (US$20.7 billion) to Malaysia's economy last year, up by 2.4 per cent compared to the RM82.2 billion the previous year, said Malaysia's Tour...
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SEMENYIH, Feb 27 — A total of 5,572 entrepreneurs registered with the Malaysian Handicraft Development Corporation and managed to record sales of RM506.5 million last year, said Tourism, Arts and Cu...
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KUALA LUMPUR, Feb 27 — Minister of Tourism, Arts and Culture Mohamaddin Ketapi withdrew a RM80,000 allocation that he had previously announced for the repair works in hall in Semenyih, as he says it...
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PUTRAJAYA: The tourism sector contributed RM84.1 billion (US$20.7 billion) to Malaysia's economy last year, up by 2.4 per cent compared to the RM82.2 billion the previous year, said Malaysia's Tour...
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KUALA LUMPUR: The tourism authorities here have yet to finalise their preparations with the private sector to welcome next year’s Visit Malaysia Year 2020.
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LAST Friday was a deeply troubling day for me and, I trust, many others.
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SHAH ALAM(Feb 26): The Sarawak Government is targeting 5 million tourist arrivals in 2019.
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KUCHING: A DAP assemblyman has asked Sarawak state assembly Speaker Amar Mohamad Asfia Awang Nassar to step down after he was referred to the committee of privileges for allegedly challenging the spea...
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SEREMBAN, Feb 17 — Prime Minister Tun Dr Mahathir Mohamad and his wife, Tun Dr Siti Hasmah Mohd Ali, attended the national-level Chinese New Year Open House 2019 at Dataran Centrio, Seremban 2, here...
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PUTRAJAYA (Feb 15): Operators of hotels that are not licensed and those involved in Airbnb have been told to register immediately with the tourism, arts and culture ministry to avoid legal actions tak...
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KUALA LUMPUR: Education Minister Dr Maszlee Malik said today that the ministry was working on the issue of over-regulation of private higher education institutions, that had been going on for “far t...
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Education Minister Maszlee Malik said today that his ministry is working on the issue of over-regulation of private higher education institutions that has been going on for “far too long”.
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KUALA LUMPUR (Feb 12): Prime Minister Tun Dr Mahathir Mohamad was conferred a Lifetime Achievement Award for his significant contributions and undying support towards national motorsports industry at ...
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KUCHING: Sarawak is confident the diversity of its ethnic groups and culture will help to promote the local fashion industry globally.
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KUALA LUMPUR: The government will turn to cultural tourism to meet its target of 28.1 million tourist arrivals set for the year.
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KUCHING: Sarawak hopes to get the famous Niah Caves in the state listed as a Unesco world heritage site in less than five years.
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KUCHING: The Sarawak government says it will provide assistance to those affected by the International Paralympic Committee’s (IPC) decision to bar Malaysia from hosting a swim meet which became emb...
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BESUT (Bernama): Batik and songket entrepreneurs in the country are advised to be wiser in setting more reasonable and competitive prices for their products to enliven the industry.
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PETALING JAYA: Sarawak stands to lose an estimated RM5 million after it was stripped of its rights to host an international swim meet as a result of Putrajaya’s decision to ban Israeli athletes in t...
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KUCHING • Sarawak stands to lose some RM5 million (S$1.65 million), by conservative estimates, after Malaysia was stripped of the rights to host the 2019 World Para Swimming Championships last Sunda...
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PETALING JAYA: An Amanah leader has attacked PKR’s Bukit Tengah assemblyman Gooi Hsiao Leung for saying the 1971 National Culture Policy is outdated and a “narrow-minded and unworkable” race-bas...
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Tourism, Arts and Culture Minister Mohamaddin Ketapi's statement that recommendations of the National Cultural Policy of 1971 will be used in drafting of the new policy has raised some concerns.
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The final draft of the new National Culture Policy to create an advanced nation steeped in culture through the promotion of arts, culture and heritage is expected to be ready in September, said Touris...
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KUCHING: Sarawak's state government on Monday (Jan 28) expressed disappointment over the International Paralympics Committee's (IPC) decision to strip Malaysia of the right to host the 2019 world ...
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BUKIT MERTAJAM: All decisions pertaining to the appointment of Penang Acting PKR Chairman recently were made based on the party constitution, according to Permatang Pauh Member of Parliament Nurul Izz...
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All decisions pertaining to the appointment of Penang acting PKR chairperson recently were made based on the party constitution, according to Permatang Pauh MP Nurul Izzah Anwar.
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NEW DELHI: Malaysia plans to use the archaeological conservation expertise of the Aga Khan Trust for Culture (AKTC) to preserve the country’s heritage sites.
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NEW DELHI (Jan 24): Malaysia plans to use the archaeological conservation expertise of the Aga Khan Trust for Culture (AKTC) in efforts to preserve the country’s heritage sites, says Deputy Minister...
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NEW DELHI: Malaysia plans to use the archaeological conservation expertise of the Aga Khan Trust for Culture (AKTC) in efforts to preserve the country’s heritage sites, says Deputy Minister of Touri...
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A Penang PKR division chief has expressed sadness over the disappointment felt by former state party chairperson Mansor Othman, who claimed the recent committee meeting was not conducted properly.
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BUKIT MERTAJAM, Jan 13 — Deputy Minister of Tourism, Arts and Culture Muhammad Bakhtiar Wan Chik has been appointed acting chairman of Penang PKR, taking over from Permatang Pauh Member of Parliamen...
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BUKIT MERTAJAM : Deputy Minister of Tourism, Arts and Culture Muhammad Bakhtiar Wan Chik has been appointed acting chairman of Penang PKR, taking over from Permatang Pauh Member of Parliament Nurul Iz...
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Penang PKR has appointed Deputy Tourism, Arts and Culture Minister Bakhtiar Wan Chik as state chief after a meeting chaired by Permatang Pauh MP Nurul Izzah Anwar today.
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LANGKAWI, Jan 13 — The government has urged state tourism bodies and the private sector to join tourism promotion programmes in Germany this March.
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GEORGE TOWN: The saga over who will fill the Penang PKR Chief position vacated by Nurul Izzah Anwar may be nearing its conclusion.
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If there is one valuable lesson Sabah and Sarawak have learnt post-GE14, it is a lesson in courtship.
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KUALA LUMPUR, Jan 9 — Finance Minister Lim Guan Eng today sought to provide clarity over the amount of money owed to the federal government by Sarawak after a prolonged public spat with the state go...