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KUANTAN: A car exhibition sales and service centre in Sungai Isap here has been directed to explain an incident whereby the Jalur Gemilang at the premises was found to be installed upside down, an ima...
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A car exhibition sales and service centre in Sungai Isap, Kuantan, has been directed to explain an incident whereby the Jalur Gemilang at the premises was found to be installed upside down, an image o...
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PETALING JAYA: Police say they are looking for a man claiming to be an enforcement officer who purportedly slapped a pub worker in Subang Jaya multiple times after being asked to leave.
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Dev Kumar KUCHING: Six police personnel have been arrested in Sarawak for suspected drug abuse since Aug 13 under the nationwide ‘Ops Blue Devil’. According to Deputy Police Commissioner Dato’...
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KUALA LUMPUR: A woman has been jailed two months for threatening another with the words “saya akan bunuh kau” (I will kill you) while holding a knife at an apartment complex in Jalan Sentul here.
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PETALING JAYA: Shares of medical cable company Supercomnet Technologies Bhd (Scomnet) have been seeing some interest following news that its largest client, California-based Edwards Lifesciences Corp, has received approval for its heart valve systems from the US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) on Aug 16.
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KUALA LUMPUR (Aug 20): A marketing officer pleaded not guilty at the Magistrate's Court here over a charge of making insulting statements in connection with 15-year-old Nora Anne Quoirin's (pictured)...
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KUALA LUMPUR: A marketing officer pleaded not guilty at the magistrate’s court here over a charge of making insulting statements in connection with 15-year-old Nora Anne Quoirin’s death last week.
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PETALING JAYA: A doctor is under investigation for allegedly sexually harassing a patient at his clinic in Bangsar, Kuala Lumpur.
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KUALA LUMPUR: A woman “earned herself” two months behind bars for threatening another with the words “saya akan bunuh kau” (I will kill you) while holding a knife, at an apartment complex in J...
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KUALA LUMPUR (Bernama): A woman was sentenced to two months in jail for threatening someone with the words "saya akan bunuh kau” (I will kill you) while holding a knife at an apartment complex in Jalan Sentul here on Aug 16.
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A marketing officer pleaded not guilty at the Kuala Lumpur Magistrates' Court over a charge of making insulting statements in connection with the death of 15-year-old Nora Anne Quoirin last week.
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KUALA LUMPUR (Aug 20): Guan Chong Bhd (GCB) has proposed a bonus issue of 527.94 million shares as well as 175.98 million free warrants to reward its shareholders and provide greater equity participat...
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KUALA LUMPUR: Guan Chong Bhd has proposed a one-for-one bonus share issue and a one-for-three issue of free warrants.
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A dermatologist from a KL clinic is under investigation after a number of sexual harassment allegations emerged over the weekend.
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PETALING JAYA: Genting Malaysia Bhd and its founder Tan Sri Lim Kok Thay, via his vehicle Kien Huat Realty III Ltd, have offered to buy out minority shareholders in Nasdaq-listed Empire Resorts Inc for US$9.74 (RM40.65) cash per share
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University Malaysia of Computer Science and Engineering (UNIMY), an ICT-focused digital technology university, on Sat, Aug 16, announced partnerships with several tech-based companies to provide their...
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Pokemon have been around for more than two decades, and they're as popular as ever.
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KUALA LUMPUR: The DAP's 42 MPs are under public scrutiny after the party's open admission that the Pakatan Harapan government has implemented policies against public opinion, says Datuk Seri Dr Wee Ka Siong.
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KUALA LUMPUR: The High Court here today fixed Sept 11 to hear two applications filed by the former prime minister’s wife, Rosmah Mansor, including seeking RM500,000 in security costs from Lebanese j...
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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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KUALA LUMPUR: The High Court here today fixed Sept 11 to hear two applications filed by, Datin Seri Rosmah Mansor, wife of the former prime minister, including seeking RM500,000 in security costs from...
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Car rental company Nextmove has walked away from a €5mil ($5.55 million) order for 85 Tesla Model 3 electric vehicles following a dispute over how to fix quality issues, the German company said on Friday.
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The High Court here today fixed Sept 11 to hear two applications filed by the former prime minister's wife, Rosmah Mansor including seeking RM500,000 in security costs from Lebanese jewellery Global R...
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KUALA LUMPUR, Aug 19 — The High Court here today fixed Sept 11 to hear two applications filed by the former prime minister’s wife, Datin Seri Rosmah Mansor including seeking RM500,000 in security...
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KUALA LUMPUR (Bernama): The High Court here Monday (Aug 9) fixed Sept 11 to hear two applications filed by the former prime minister's wife, Datin Seri Rosmah Mansor, including one seeking RM500, 000 in security costs from Lebanese jeweller Global Royalty Trading SAL.
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High Court judge Collin Lawrence Sequerah will likely decide on Monday (Aug 19) the commencement date for Datuk Seri Najib Razak’s 1Malaysia Development Bhd (1MDB) trial — also known as the Tanore...
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IPOH (Bernama): Perak police have resubmitted the investigation papers concerning a state executive council (exco) member linked to the alleged rape of a housemaid, to the Attorney-General’s Chambers for further action.
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KUALA LUMPUR (Bernama): Muslim preacher Zakir Naik is being called for the second time to have his statement recorded this afternoon (Aug 19) at Bukit Aman, according to CID director Datuk Huzir Mohamed.
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KUALA LUMPUR (Aug 19): Datin Seri Rosmah Mansor through her lawyers had sought RM500,000 in security costs from Lebanese jeweller Global Royalty Trading SAL over their suit against her regarding 44 pi...
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KUALA LUMPUR (Aug 19): Datin Seri Rosmah Mansor through her lawyers had sought RM500,000 in security costs from Lebanese jeweller Global Royalty Trading SAL over their suit against her regarding 44 pi...
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KUALA LUMPUR (Aug 19): Shares in Naim Holdings Bhd (Naim) rose 2.56% this morning following renewed buying interest in the stock.
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KUALA LUMPUR (Aug 19): AllianceDBS Research said Serba Dinamik Holdings Bhd (Serbadk) had on Aug 16 traded higher to settle at the day’s high of RM4.26 (up 11 sen or 2.65%).
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KUALA LUMPUR (Aug 19): AllianceDBS Research said Genting Malaysia Bhd (GenM) had on 16 August 2019 traded higher to RM3.13 before closing unchanged at RM3.08 (up 1 sen or 0.32%).
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KUALA LUMPUR (Aug 19): AllianceDBS Research said Naim Holdings Bhd (Naim) had on Aug 16 crossed over 97.5 sen hurdle to reach an intraday high of 98 sen before settling at 97.5 sen (up 0.5 sen or 7.30...
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KOTA KINABALU: Sabah Umno has identified potential candidates to field should a by-election be called for the Kimanis Parliamentary seat held by Datuk Seri Anifah Aman, who won on an Umno ticket.
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KUCHING: The Malaysian Pepper Board (MPB) is rebranding dozens of downstream value-added pepper products to boost domestic sales and penetrate export markets.
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KEMAMAN (Bernama): Besut district police chief Supt Mohd Zamri Mohd Rowi had to undergo another operation on Friday (Aug 16) to remove his reattached right thumb after it developed an infection.
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SIBU: The body of a Myanmar national who was feared drowned three days ago has been found by a combined search-and-rescue team at 10.15am Sunday (Aug 18).
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KOTA KINABALU: Sabah Umno has identified three potential candidates if a by-election is called for the Kimanis parliamentary seat held by Datuk Seri Anifah Aman, who won on an Umno ticket.
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ALOR SETAR: Kedah has become the second state, after Perlis, to ban controversial preacher Zakir Naik from speaking publicly.
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Hopes of clearing the haze in Miri proves to be a false dawn as peat fires continue to burn Volunteers from Naim, a private company, helping out at Sector 2 yesterday.
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KUCHING: Hopes of improved air quality in the state was short-lived as two air pollutant index (API) stations in the state recorded very unhealthy level yesterday.
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JOHOR BARU: The body of a woman who has been missing since Friday (Aug 16) has been found floating in a ditch amid piles of rubbish near Taman Sri Wangsa Parit Besar in Batu Pahat.
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KENINGAU (Bernama): Keningau police chief DSP Shahrudin Mat Husain has reminded Internet users to be more ethical in spreading any unverified news, images or issues.
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PETALING JAYA: Controversial preacher Dr Zakir Naik will be called up by Bukit Aman again on Monday (Aug 19) to resume the recording of his statement following his recent racially charged comments.
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Authorities have mounted a search and rescue operation to find the missing man.
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KUANTAN (Bernama): The organisers of anti-Lynas campaign, Save Malaysia Stop Lynas (SMSL) have not obtained permission from the Kuantan Municipal Council (MPK) to hold a gathering at Taman Gelora on Sunday (Aug 18).
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MIRI: The Loagan Bunut National Park in interior northern Sarawak has been hit by drought.
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SHAH ALAM: Top Glove Corporation Bhd, the world’s largest manufacturer of gloves, expects financial year 2020 (FY2020) revenue growth to be even better than the current financial year.
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KUALA LUMPUR (Aug 16): Controversial Muslim preacher Dr Zakir Naik was questioned for about five hours at Bukit Aman here today under Section 504 of the Penal Code for intentional insult with intent t...
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KUALA LUMPUR (Aug 16): West Asian, Central Asian, African and ASEAN countries are seen as the best prospects for Malaysian exporters to expand their markets, as they bear the brunt of global trade slo...
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KUANTAN (Aug 16): The capital of Pahang, Kuantan, has the potential to be developed as a transportation and logistics hub under the 12th Malaysia Plan (12MP) 2021-2025, according to a statement by the...
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KUALA LUMPUR (Aug 16): Malaysia's Gross Domestic Product (GDP), which expanded by 4.9 percent year-on-year (y-o-y) for the second quarter of 2019 (2Q 2019), is seen as a surprise to the market, as it ...
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JOHOR BAHRU (Aug 16): The Johor Government is considering to introduce a housing scheme called ‘Johor Prihatin’ for the B40 group.
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SEPANG (Aug 16): Tun Dr Mahathir Mohamad has given his assurance that the Government will look into the people's concerns over the Lynas Malaysia rare earths plant in Gebeng, Kuantan even though inves...
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KUCHING: Fire and Rescue Department (Bomba) yesterday said its personnel are still fighting bush and peat soil fire at eight areas throughout Sarawak.
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KUALA LUMPUR (Aug 16): Based on corporate announcements and newsflow today, stocks in focus for Monday (Aug 19) may be as follows: Pintaras Jaya Bhd, Pentamaster Corp Bhd, AirAsia Group Bhd, Dialog Gr...
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KUALA LUMPUR (Aug 16): Practice Note 17 (PN17) company Maxwell International Bhd is counting on a couple of shoemakers and a shoe shop chain to help with its regularisation plan.
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SINGAPORE, Aug 16 — Youths in Singapore overwhelmingly aim to work here rather than venture abroad, and only a small proportion want to become entrepreneurs, according to a new survey by the World E...
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MIRI, Aug 16 —  A total of 198,000 litres of water was used  to fight a forest fire in Kuala Baram today.
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PETALING JAYA: Datuk Dr Mah Hang Soon says the DAP has to face the electorate and state its position on the four major issues of khat, Zakir Naik, Lynas and Dong Zhong, which hold “substantial magnitude in paving Malaysia’s future.”
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KUANTAN (Aug 16): The organisers of the anti-Lynas campaign,  Save Malaysia Stop Lynas (SMSL), have not obtained permission from the Kuantan Municipal Council (MPK) to hold a gathering in Taman Gelor...
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KUALA LUMPUR (Aug 16): Malaysia recorded a total of RM92 billion in approved investments in the services, manufacturing and primary sectors for the first half of 2019 (1H 2019), up 7.6 percent from RM...
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NEW YORK, Aug 16 — US stocks muscled higher at the open today as investors found relief in hope for progress in the US-China trade war, and housing data offered enough good news not to ruin the part...
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BERLIN, Aug 16 — Germany’s right-left coalition government would be prepared to ditch its balanced budget rule and take on new debt to counter a possible recession, Der Spiegel magazine reported t...
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PUTRAJAYA, Aug 16 — The findings of the forensic investigation into the August 2 incident where a lift malfunctioned and plunged at the Kampung Kerinchi People’s Housing project (PPR) will be rele...
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PETALING JAYA: In another jab at Pakatan Harapan’s broken promises, Datuk Seri Dr Wee Ka Siong published a list of ministers who once pledged to get rid of Lynas when they were in the opposition.
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PETALING JAYA: Malaysians are wasting too much time fighting over petty issues like Zakir Naik, when they should be resolving problems faced by the less fortunate here, says Datuk A. Kadir Jasin.
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The body of Singaporean kayaker Josephine Puah Geok Tin, 57, was transported by undertakers back to Singapore on Friday (Aug 16), accompanied by her younger son Louis Pang and five relatives.
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KUALA LUMPUR, Aug 16 ― India-born fugitive Dr Zakir Naik has been a “divisive” figure and needs to be removed from Malaysia, former Malaysian ambassador Dennis Ignatius said today.
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KUALA LUMPUR, Aug 16 — Billionaire Robert Kuok gave a rare interview to the media today, speaking about the brutal killings and rape against people close to him during the Japanese occupation of Mal...
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KUCHING, Aug 16 ― Sarawak Ministry of Utilities today said all water supply authorities have deployed strategic drought contingency plans in view of the current dry season which is expected to last ...
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KUALA LUMPUR (Aug 16): Vizione Holdings Bhd has proposed to raise up to RM59.08 million via a private placement of up to 10% of its total issued shares to third party investor(s) to be identified late...
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SEPANG (Aug 16): The Government is looking into the possibility of setting up a new centre for the aviation industry in Malaysia as the 25,000 acres of reserved land surrounding Kuala Lumpur Internati...
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SEPANG (Aug 16): Prime Minister Tun Dr Mahathir Mohamad is looking forward to seeing all airports in Malaysia adopt creative technological innovations, in line with the Fourth Industrial Revolution (I...
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KUALA LUMPUR (Aug 16): Dialog Group Bhd is buying an additional 25% stake in Haliburton Bayan Petroleum Sdn Bhd (HBP) for US$8.22 million (approximately RM34.5 million) cash.
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WASHINGTON, Aug 16 — Homebuilding projects initiated in July in the US fell sharply and unexpectedly compared to June due to another steep drop in apartment construction, according to data released ...
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KUALA LUMPUR, Aug 16 ― Malaysian tycoon Robert Kuok today lambasted Malaysian politicians who claim that Japanese occupiers had liberated then Malaya from British colonialists, calling those who do ...
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CHUKAI, Aug 16 — The search and rescue (SAR) operation for Singaporean Tan Eng Soon, who went missing in a kayaking expedition last week, was today focused on the waters between Kemanan and Merchang...
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CHUKAI (Bernama): The search and rescue (SAR) operation for Singaporean Tan Eng Soon, who went missing in a kayaking expedition last week, was focused on the waters between Kemaman and Merchang in Marang following the reported sighting of a body in Dungun waters Thursday (Aug 15).
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KUALA LUMPUR: Controversial preacher Zakir Naik was interrogated for about seven hours at Bukit Aman over his alleged racially charged comments.
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SINGAPORE, Aug 16 — The Monetary Authority of Singapore (MAS) warned the public today of a new website soliciting bitcoin investments by using fabricated comments attributed to Prime Minister Lee Hs...
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KUALA LUMPUR, Aug 16 — AirAsia Group Bhd chief executive officer (CEO) Tan Sri Tony Fernandes has been appointed as the CEO of airasia.com, the low-cost airline’s travel and lifestyle e-commerce p...
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KUALA LUMPUR, Aug 16 — Controversial televangelist Dr Zakir Naik spent around five hours today recording his statements with federal police after he was summoned to Bukit Aman over his statements du...
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SEPANG, Aug 16 — Prime Minister Tun Dr Mahathir Mohamad is looking forward to seeing all airports in Malaysia adopt creative technological innovations, in line with the Fourth Industrial Revolution ...
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KUALA LUMPUR, Aug 16 — Four men were injured in two accidents at two construction sites in the city today, one in Persiaran Stonor and the other in Cheras.
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PETALING JAYA: Seven DAP assemblymen from Pahang remain firm in opposing the resumption of operations at the Gebeng plant of rare earth producer Lynas Malaysia.
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PETALING JAYA: The fuel prices of RON97, RON95 and diesel will remain the same for the following week.
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KUALA LUMPUR (Aug 16): The retail prices of RON97 and RON95 remain at RM2.49 and RM2.08 respectively for the Aug 17 to Aug 23 week.
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SEREMBAN (Aug 16): Police last night arrested a 29-year-old man on suspicion that he had alleged that Irish teenager Nora Anne Quoirin,15, who was found dead after going missing from a holiday resort ...
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JOHOR BAHRU (Aug 16): The Johor state government today refuted a recent media report concerning a bauxite mining mega project in Kota Tinggi.
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KUALA LUMPUR (Aug 16): The High Court has set Sept 6 to fix the hearing date for two separate applications by Datuk Seri Najib Razak and the Inland Revenue Board (IRB) in relation to the RM1.69 billio...
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ALOR SETAR (Aug 16): Tenaga Nasional Bhd (TNB) suffered losses of millions of ringgit due to the storm on Friday, which damaged its poles and electric wires in the State.
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KUALA LUMPUR (Aug 16): HSS Engineers Bhd (HEB) has inked a memorandum of understanding (MoU) with three parties to form a consortium for the sole purpose of preparing and submitting a joint proposal t...
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PETALING JAYA (Aug 16): The future growth of Malaysia’s construction industry is currently at a worrying state, given the lack of jobs in hand to ensure its continuity, while affecting the contribut...
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SEREMBAN, Aug 16 (Bernama) – Some 24 hours after an autopsy was performed on the remains of Nora Anne Quoirin, lead pathologist, Dr Siew Sheue Feng from Hospital Kuala Lumpur (HKL), and his officers...
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SEREMBAN (Aug 16): Deputy Prime Minister Datuk Seri Dr Wan Azizah Wan Ismail (pictured) travelled  to the state capital of Negeri Sembilan today to personally offer condolences to the family of No...
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Segway-Ninebot Group, a Beijing-based electric scooter maker, on Aug 16 unveiled a scooter that can return itself to charging stations without a driver, a potential boon for the burgeoning scooter-sharing industry.
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Ireland's data privacy regulator is close to concluding its first probe into a multinational company under the EU's new privacy laws, likely to involve Facebook's WhatsApp subsidiary, although a formal decision could take months.