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Topic: Aug 12

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SINGAPORE: On Aug 8, two Singaporeans went missing while kayaking in Malaysia.
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KUALA LUMPUR: Controversial preacher Zakir Naik has given Penang Deputy Chief Minister II Dr P. Ramasamy and three others a 48-hour notice to apologise and pay a reasonable settlement sum to avoid being sued for defamation.
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Now more than ever, companies are ramping up the development of new technologies.
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KUCHING: A total of 1,426.43 acres of forests in Sarawak were destroyed by wildfires from Aug 1 till yesterday, according to the State Disaster Management Committee.
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KUALA LUMPUR: The Malaysian Immigration Department has denied allegations that it had acted unjustly against two nephews of the Namibian High Commissioner to Malaysia in an incident at the Kuala Lumpu...
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Datuk Khairul Dzaimee Daud – Bernama file photo KUALA LUMPUR: The Malaysian Immigration Department has denied allegations that it had acted unjustly against two nephews of the Namibian High Commiss...
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The Malaysian Immigration Department has denied allegations that it had acted unjustly against two nephews of the Namibian High Commissioner to Malaysia in an incident at the Kuala Lumpur Internationa...
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KINI ROUNDUP | Here are key headlines you may have missed yesterday, in brief. 1.
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Namibia High Commissioner to Malaysia Anne Namakau Mutelo was allegedly subjected to rude treatment by an Immigration officer at Kuala Lumpur International Airport on Aug 12 while trying to secure the...
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PETALING JAYA: The High Commission of Namibia has lodged a formal complaint to Wisma Putra against an immigration officer for allegedly being rude to the high commissioner and detaining two Namibian c...
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SHAH ALAM: Bukit Aman will conduct the investigations into Chinese educationist group Dong Zong, says the police.
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Gamuda Bhd founder Koon Yew Yin (photo, above) has apologised for his remarks in his blog that had been deemed disrespectful towards the Malaysian Armed Forces.
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FBI agents in the United States have discovered a cache of some 25 guns and 10,000 bullets after arresting a teenager who made online comments supporting mass shootings.
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An Aedes Aegypti mosquito on human skin.
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Instead of requiring Android users to log in to services within the Chrome web app with a password, Google has launched the option for users to identify themselves via biometric authentication – their fingerprints.
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From Paris to Berlin, European cities are searching for solutions to the two-wheeled phenomenon that's fast transforming cityscapes worldwide: Electric scooters.
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Bomba personnel brings the body up a jetty to be handed over to the police.
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The suspect (third right) was arrested by the police at his house last night.
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KUALA LUMPUR (Aug 13): Dayang Enterprise Holdings Bhd is not aware of any further extensions to its Pan Hook-up and Commissioning contract (Pan HUC contract).
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KUALA LUMPUR: The DAP, by using pornography to explain the use of Jawi to the Chinese, has insulted the community and indirectly hurt the feelings of people, especially the Malays, says Datuk Seri Dr Wee Ka Siong.
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SEREMBAN (THE STAR/ASIA NEWS NETWORK) - A search-and-rescue team looking for Irish girl Nora Anne Quoirin, who has been missing from a resort since Aug 4, found human remains near Mount Berembun in Pa...
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KUCHING: Prime Minister Tun Dr Mahathir Mohamad should not have labelled Dong Zong racist, say Sarawak DAP elected representatives as their concerns were not without basis.
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Amazon.com Inc-backed food-delivery service Deliveroo announced an abrupt retreat from Germany after more than four years, a casualty of increasingly cut-throat competition tearing through the industry.
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Amazon and Netflix are soon to get some Gallic competition from Team France.
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PUTRAJAYA: Education Minister Dr Maszlee Malik was tight-lipped when asked if the issue on the introduction of khat in primary schools will be raised by DAP ministers in Cabinet on Wednesday (Aug 14).
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It is a short week for several nations in the region with the Aidil Adha celebration on Aug 11 being observed with a public holiday on Aug 12 in Malaysia, Singapore and India.
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GEORGE TOWN: The fish being sold in the markets here are safe to eat, says the Fisheries Department.
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PETALING JAYA: It was wrong for Prime Minister Tun Dr Mahathir Mohamad to label Dong Zong as being "racist", says DAP adviser Lim Kit Siang.
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PETALING JAYA: The statement by Tun Dr Mahathir Mohamad labelling Chinese educationist group Dong Zong as "racist" is uncalled for, says MCA.
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A businessman lost his mother and niece in an arson attack at his hardware shop in Taman Bukit Indah here.
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A reward of RM50,000 (S$16,500) has been offered for information leading to the return of missing Irish teen Nora Anne Quoirin.
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PRUDENTIAL Corporation Asia has announced the launch of Pulse by Prudential, an all-in-one digital app and first-of-its-kind in the region to offer holistic health management to consumers.
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PETALING JAYA (THE STAR/ASIA NEWS NETWORK) - A reward of RM50,000 (S$16,500) has been offered for information leading to the return of missing Irish teen Nora Anne Quoirin.
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NEW YORK, Aug 12 — Increasing expectations that the US-China trade war will impact American economic growth pushed the dollar lower today.
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NEW YORK, Aug 12 — CBS Corp and Viacom Inc are in the final stages of negotiating an all-stock merger that values Viacom at a discount to its closing price on Friday, two sources told Reuters.
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PETALING JAYA: The Prime Minister’s labelling of Chinese educationist group Dong Zong as "racist" was “uncalled for” and “most regretted”, says Bukit Gelugor MP Ramkarpal Singh.
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JOHOR BARU, Aug 12 — Police suspect foul play in a fire which gutted a shop house in Taman Bukit Indah here early this morning, killing two women.
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NEW YORK, Aug 12 — Wall Street stocks fell early today as unrest in Hong Kong added to lingering anxiety over weakening growth and the grinding US-China trade war.
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LONDON, Aug 12 — Britain’s economy unexpectedly shrank in the second quarter of the year on Brexit turmoil, official data showed Friday, placing the country on the verge of recession and sending t...
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BUENOS AIRES, Aug 12 — Argentina’s peso lost 14 per cent of its value against the dollar when exchange markets opened today after President Mauricio Macri suffered a crushing defeat in party prima...
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HONG KONG, Aug 12 — Empty hotel rooms, struggling shops and even disruption at Disneyland: months of protests in Hong Kong have taken a major toll on the city’s economy, with no end in sight.
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NEW YORK, Aug 12 — Nandita Iyer landed in New York from Bombay without knowing anyone, but she didn’t want to live alone in a “sketchy studio.” So instead she opted for a room in a “coliving...
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GEORGE TOWN: The Special Voluntary Disclosure Programme (SVDP) for unreported income will not be extended after Sept 30, says Lim Guan Eng.
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ALOR SETAR (Bernama): The strong winds in the wake of Friday (Aug 9) night’s storm, which lashed the northern states of the peninsula, damaged 1, 536 houses in 12 districts in Kedah.
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ALOR SETAR, Aug 12 — Police have arrested a man to assist in investigations into fire incidents at two mosques near Pendang this morning.
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ALOR SETAR, Aug 12 — The strong winds in the wake of Friday night’s storm which lashed the northern states of the peninsula damaged 1,536 houses in 12 districts in Kedah.
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SEREMBAN (Bernama): Former Kota state assemblyman Datuk Zaharuddin Mohd Shariff died at the Tampin Hospital due to internal organ infection.
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ALOR SETAR (Bernama): Police have arrested a man to assist in investigations into two fire incidents at two mosques near Pendang.
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ALOR SETAR (Bernama): The strong winds in the wake of Friday (Aug 9) night’s storm, which lashed the northern states of the peninsula, damaged 1, 536 houses in 12 districts in Kedah.
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HONG KONG, Aug 12 — Hong Kong carrier Cathay Pacific warned staff today that they could be fired for supporting “illegal protests”, as the firm comes under pressure from Beijing over pro-democra...
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BERLIN, Aug 12 — German exports to Iran fell by nearly half in the first six months of 2019, data showed today, suggesting companies are scaling back business ties with Tehran to avoid trouble with ...
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NILAI, Negeri Sembilan: A reward of RM50,000 (US$11,900) has been offered by the family of Nora Quoirin to help find the missing Irish teenager who went missing from a Malaysian resort more than a wee...
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LANGKAWI, Aug 12 — Tun Dr Mahathir Mohamad has described Dong Zong, the United Chinese School Committees’ Association, as racist as it has never agreed with national education policies, including ...
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KUALA LUMPUR, Aug 12 — Traffic flow on several major highways was reported to be slow as at 5.30pm as people began to return to the capital after the Aidiladha celebration.
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JOHOR BARU: A businessman lost his mother and niece in an arson attack at his hardware shop in Taman Bukit Indah here.
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NILAI (Bernama): Several policemen from England, France and Ireland are helping Malaysian police in the investigation into the disappearance of a Franco-Irish teenager who went missing on Aug 4 from a holiday resort near here.
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KUALA LUMPUR (Bernama): Traffic flow on several major highways was reported to be slow on Monday (Aug 12) evening as people began to return to the capital after the Aidiladha celebration.
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FRANKFURT AM MAIN, Aug 12 — British food delivery company Deliveroo said today it would pull out of Germany entirely this week, saying it plans to focus on more promising markets elsewhere.
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KUALA LUMPUR, Aug 12 — An object resembling an old mortar bomb was found in the compound of a house in Kampung Segambut Bahagia, Segambut, here today.
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LANGKAWI: Tun Dr Mahathir Mohamad has labelled Chinese educationist group Dong Zong “racist” over the khat issue.
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KUALA LUMPUR (Aug 12): City Hall (DBKL) is in the process of replacing lifts older than 10 years at people’s housing projects (PPR), Lembah Pantai lawmaker Fahmi Fadzil said yesterday.
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KOTA BHARU (Aug 12): The East Coast Rail Link (ECRL) is seen as being capable of lifting the economy of residents in the states involved including Kelantan, says Deputy Home Minister Senator Dr Mohd...
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PADANG BESAR (Aug 12): The country's early disaster warning system needs to be updated to raise the level of preparedness.
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(Aug 12): Opponents of a no-deal Brexit in the UK parliament continue to insist they can stop Prime Minister Boris Johnson from taking Britain out of the European Union without a deal.
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SHAH ALAM (Bernama): An elderly woman was slashed to death while her grandson was seriously injured after five masked men armed with machetes broke into their home in Kampung Tebuk Pulai, Sabak Bernam, early Monday (Aug 12).
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LANGKAWI, Aug 12 — Tun Dr Mahathir Mohamad today said the government will assist disaster victims in the country, including those affected by the storm which wreaked havoc in several areas in northe...
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LANGKAWI, Aug 12 — Action will be taken against those who have encroached on land belonging to the National Leprosy Control Centre (PKKN) in Sungai Buloh, said Prime Minister Tun Dr Mahathir Mohamad...
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KUALA LUMPUR, Aug 12 — Sahabat Alam Malaysia (SAM) today urged the government not to extend rare earth miner Lynas Corp’s operating license when its expires on September 2.
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KUALA LUMPUR, Aug 12 —The parents of missing Irish teen with special needs, Nora Anne Quoirin, 15, today offered a reward of RM50,000 for any information leading to their daughter’s return.
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KUCHING, Aug 12 — The Department of Environment (DoE) today said that the state government has notified the National Disaster Management Agency (NADMA) of its intention to induce rains over Miri, Ku...
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SHAH ALAM (Bernama): An elderly woman was stabbed to death while her grandson was seriously injured after five masked men armed with machetes broke into their home in Kampung Tebuk Pulai, Sabak Bernam, early Monday (Aug 12).
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LAHAD DATU (Bernama): Five suspects were arrested here for assaulting a youth over a woman.
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KUCHING (Aug 12): SK Kuala Baram 2 in Miri recorded hazardous air quality with the Air Pollutant Index (API) reading rising to 342 at 3pm as compared to 317 at 11am.
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BEIJING, Aug 12 — China’s banks extended surprisingly fewer new loans in July, while growth of money supply and total social financing also slowed, raising pressure on the central bank to ease pol...
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LONDON, Aug 12 — US President Donald Trump wants to see a successful British exit from the European Union that Washington will support with a US-UK free trade agreement, national security adviser Jo...
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RIYADH, Aug 12 — Saudi state-owned energy giant Aramco said today its first half net income for 2019 had slipped nearly 12 per cent to US$46.9 billion, a first such disclosure for the secretive comp...
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SHAH ALAM, Aug 12 —  An elderly woman was brutally slashed to death while her grandson was seriously injured after five masked men armed with machetes broke into their home in Kampung Tebuk Pulai, ...
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KUALA LUMPUR, Aug 12 — Negri Sembilan police chief Datuk Mohamad Mat Yusop today confirmed that two police officers from the United Kingdom and another officer from Ireland have arrived here to assi...
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LAHAD DATU, Aug 12 — Five men aged between 18 and 25 years old assaulted a 19-year-old man believed to be over a woman.
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KUCHING (Bernama): The Air Pollutant Index (API) in SK Kuala Baram 2 in Miri has risen.
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KOTA BARU, Aug 12 — The East Coast Rail Link (ECRL) is seen as being capable of lifting the economy of residents in the states involved including Kelantan, says Deputy Home Minister Senator Dr Mohd ...
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PETALING JAYA: Finance Minister Lim Guan Eng said he would again propose a review of the plan to introduce khat in the Bahasa Melayu curriculum for Year Four pupils in vernacular schools.
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KOTA BHARU (Aug 12): The East Coast Rail Link (ECRL) is seen as being capable of lifting the economy of residents in the states involved including Kelantan, says Deputy Home Minister Senator Dr Mohd R...
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HONG KONG, Aug 12 — Asian markets were mixed today as investors are gripped by concerns about the US-China trade war after Donald Trump said he was prepared to walk away from next month’s planned ...
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LISBON, Aug 12 — Portuguese police escorted fuel trucks today to supply petrol stations at the start of a tanker drivers’ strike, an AFP reporter said.
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VIENNA, Aug 12 — Shares in Osram soared after Austrian sensor maker AMS triggered a bidding war for the German lighting group, saying it was ready to trump Bain and Carlyle with a cash offer valuing...
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PETALING JAYA: The Education Ministry has approved a deaf teacher’s leave to do his doctorate in the United States.
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MECCA, Aug 12 — Six Malaysian pilgrims who are being treated at a Saudi Arabian hospital here are in critical condition, said Deputy Minister in the Prime Minister’s Department Fuziah Salleh.
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PADANG BESAR, Aug 12 — The country’s early disaster warning system needs to be updated to raise the level of preparedness.
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MECCA (Bernama): Six Malaysian pilgrims who are being treated at a Saudi Arabian hospital here are in a critical condition, says Fuziah Salleh.
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KUALA LUMPUR: An unexploded mortar shell was discovered buried in the garden of a home at Kampung Segambut Bahagia here.
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PETALING JAYA: The public should not spread fake news claiming that the road rage incident that happened in Bangi on Sunday (Aug 11) was racial in nature.
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TAWAU (Aug 12): Unaware about the Malaysian Sustainable Palm Oil (MSPO) and disappointment over the low price of the commodity are among reasons many oil palm smallholders remain uncertified, said Pri...
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SEOUL, Aug 12 — South Korea today put Japan into its own new export category as President Moon Jae-in called Tokyo’s latest measures “very grave”, intensifying a trade war between the two neig...
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PERTH, Aug 12 — Australia will step up production of rare earths and other militarily sensitive “tech metals”, the country’s defence minister said today, as doubts grow over the reliability of...
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MUMBAI, Aug 12 — The head of India’s Reliance said today that it has agreed to sell a 20 per cent stake in its oil refinery and chemical unit to Saudi Aramco in a deal worth US$15 billion.
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SINGAPORE - Malaysian authorities on Monday (Aug 12) almost doubled the size of the search area in an operation to look for two Singaporean kayakers in Malaysian waters, four days since they were last...
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KUALA LUMPUR, Aug 12 — DAP secretary-general Lim Guan Eng today said that he will appeal for a review of khat lessons in vernacular schools at this Wednesday’s Cabinet meeting, as minority protest...
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GEORGE TOWN, Aug 12 — The new voting age of 18 as passed by Dewan Rakyat through an amendment in the Federal Constitution has got 14-year-olds thinking since they would potentially be first-time vot...
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TAWAU, Aug 12 — Unaware about the Malaysian Sustainable Palm Oil (MSPO) and disappointment over the low price of the commodity are among reasons many oil palm smallholders remain uncertified, said P...