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Topic: Aug 18

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SHAH ALAM: Police have seized over RM700,000 worth of drugs after two separate raids in Shah Alam and in Petaling Jaya.
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SHAH ALAM: Police have seized over RM700,000 worth of drugs after two separate raids here and in Petaling Jaya.
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PETALING JAYA: All state police chiefs nationwide have been ordered not to allow any event involving preacher Dr Zakir Naik, said a leaked circular from the Deputy Inspector-General of Police Datuk Mazlan Mansor.
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LABUAN: A minister has advised Malaysians, regardless of political ideology and religion, not to drag the racial remarks of any religious preacher to the point of racial tension.
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KUALA LUMPUR (Aug 20): Genting Malaysia Bhd (GenM) said today its indirect wholly-owned subsidiary Genting (USA) Ltd (GenUSA) has acquired a 49% stake in joint venture company (JVCo) Hercules Topco LL...
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KUALA LUMPUR (Aug 20): The FBM KLCI closed up 6.3 points or 0.39% today, after global share markets rose on stimulus hopes in major economies like China and Germany, amid slowdown concerns due to the ...
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IPOH (Bernama): Police have detained an individual who allegedly made a death threat against DAP Socialist Youth (Dapsy) chief Howard Lee Chuan How.
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KUALA LUMPUR (Aug 20): Genting Malaysia Bhd (GenM) said today its indirect wholly-owned subsidiary Genting (USA) Ltd (GenUSA) has acquired a 49% stake in joint venture company (JVCo) Hercules Topco LL...
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IPOH: Within less than 48 hours, a Perak exco member has received a second death threat.
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IPOH (Bernama): DAP National Socialist Youth (Dapsy) chief, Howard Lee Chuan How, says he received a death threat a few days ago.
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PETALING JAYA - More than a half a billion ringgit worth of ketamine and cocaine have been seized in a joint operation between Bukit Aman and the Customs Department at Pusat Perdagangan Alam Jaya, Pu...
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GEORGE TOWN: The two local councils in Penang are upset with a Subang Jaya-based company over a snag in its Smart Parking system which took off two days ago.
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GEORGE TOWN: The 62-year-old man who sustained serious injuries from a gas explosion in the Green Garden Apartment in Jalan Paya Terubong here has died.
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LABUAN:  Labuan Port Authority (LPA) yesterday denied the request for proposals (RFP) or open tender of the Labuan containerised port of Labuan Liberty Wharf was ‘merely a formality’.
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Elon Musk announced that Tesla's rooftop solar power panel brand has been relaunched: instead of buying an expensive system, owners can now opt to rent one.
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KUALA LUMPUR: A work by a Malaysian author has won a Hugo Award, widely considered to be the premier award for science fiction.If At First You Don’t Succeed, Try, Try Again, by Zen Cho (pic), received the Hugo Award for Best Novelette during the 77th World Science Fiction Convention (Worldcon) in Dublin, Ireland, on Aug 18.
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KOTA KINABALU: A fisherman was shot in the arm in an attempted robbery in waters off Tawau, close to Indonesian borders, on Sunday (Aug 18).
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PETALING JAYA: More than a half a billion ringgit worth of ketamine and cocaine have been seized in a joint operation between Bukit Aman and the Customs Department at Pusat Perdagangan Alam Jaya, Puncak Alam.
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JOHOR BARU (Bernama): The search and rescue (SAR) operation for a Singaporean man who went missing on Aug 8 while on a kayaking expedition in Mersing was called off on Sunday (Aug 18) night after rescuers failed to come up with new leads.
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KUALA LUMPUR - Malaysia has ended search operations for missing Singaporean kayaker Tan Eng Soon, 62, after 10 days of scouring the sea from north Johor to Terengganu on the east coast of peninsula Ma...
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KUALA LUMPUR - Malaysia has ended search operations for missing Singaporean kayaker Tan Eng Soon, 62, after 10 days of scouring the sea from north Johor to Terengganu on the east coast of peninsula Ma...
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KUALA LUMPUR (Aug 18): Tun Dr Mahathir Mohamad today said that the government will stand firm on Lynas’ license renewal issue, saying that it will go according to the views of the experts and scient...
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HULU SELANGOR (Bernama): The next-door neighbour of the victims of a fire in Kampung Alah Batu, Ulu Bernam early Monday (Aug 19) morning heard them scream for help but couldn't do anything.
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KOTA KINABALU: A wildlife reproduction expert from Berlin will be coming to Sabah next month to assist in the egg extraction process from Iman, Malaysia’s sole surviving female Sumatran rhinoceros.
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SHENZEN: China will support Shenzhen, adjacent to Hong Kong, in building a pilot demonstration zone for socialism with Chinese characteristics, under a guideline issued on Sunday (Aug 18) by the Central Committee of the Communist Party of China and the State Council.
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Lim (centre) address reporters at the press conference as senior investigation officer ASP Joyce Sigai (left) and ASP Soliment Nyian.
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BANDAR SERI BEGAWAN (Bernama): The Sultan of Brunei Darussalam, Sultan Hassanal Bolkiah, has conferred Brunei’s highest award of Darjah Kerabat Mahkota Brunei (DKMB) on Yang di-Pertuan Agong Al-Sultan Abdullah Ri'ayatuddin Al-Mustafa Billah Shah, who is on a three-day state visit to the sultanate.
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KUALA LUMPUR (Aug 18): The government is seen as being very cautious and takes into account numerous factors before making a decision to renew the operating licence of the rare earth processing factor...
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MELAKA - A social activist has condemned a video of a man allegedly threatening non-Malays while displaying sharp weapons.
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SEMPORNA, Sabah: Malaysia’s marine police detained nine people from Sintangkai, Philippines, for attempting to enter the country illegally via the waters of Sabah’s Pulau Sisipan on Sunday (Aug 18...
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PETALING JAYA (THE STAR/ASIA NEWS NETWORK) - The Malaysian government should rescind controversial preacher Zakir Naik's Permanent Resident (PR) status and return him to India, said former police chie...
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KUALA TERENGGANU (Bernama): A row of five shophouses in Jalan Sultan Mohamad near SJKC Chung Hwa Wei Sin here were destroyed in a fire Sunday (Aug 18) night with losses estimated at about RM1.2mil.
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KUALA LUMPUR - Controversial preacher Zakir Naik overstepped boundaries when he touched on racial politics and stirred racial tension in Malaysia, Prime Minister Mahathir Mohamad said.
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BUKIT MERTAJAM (Bernama): Police have detained a man barely 24 hours after he impersonated a police officer before robbing a hotel receptionist in Jalan Permatang Batu here early Sunday (Aug 18) morning.
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HULU TERENGGANU, Aug 18 — Oil palm smallholders nationwide are urged to take advantage of the government funding incentive in obtaining Malaysian Sustainable Palm Oil (MSPO) certification before the...
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KUANTAN, Aug 18 — Police have detained an unemployed man for attacking his semi-paralysed father with a sharp weapon at their house in Kampung Chendor Baru, here, yesterday.
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KUANTAN (Bernama): Police have detained an unemployed man for attacking his semi-paralysed father with a sharp weapon at their house in Kampung Chendor Baru here on Saturday (Aug 17).
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KUALA LUMPUR (Aug 18): Tun Dr Mahathir Mohamad today said that the government will stand firm on Lynas’ license renewal issue, saying that it will go according to the views of the experts and scient...
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IPOH (Bernama): The government is confident in the professionalism of Malaysian pathologists in handling any case, says Dr Lee Boon Chye.
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SHAH ALAM: Malaysia is a multi-racial and multi-religious country and as such, racial and religious bigotry must be avoided, says Datuk Seri Anwar Ibrahim.
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KUANTAN, Aug 18 — The state government is urged to intervene to expedite the issuance of approval for bauxite mining in Pahang now that the moratorium has been lifted.
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KUALA LUMPUR (Bernama): Tun Dr Mahathir Mohamad says only the "blind, deaf and dumb” would say there is no difference between his administration and that of the previous Barisan Nasional government.
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KUALA LUMPUR (THE STAR/ASIA NEWS NETWORK) - Controversial preacher Zakir Naik overstepped boundaries when he touched on racial politics and stirred racial tension in Malaysia, Prime Minister Mahathir ...
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KUALA LUMPUR, Aug 18 — The government is seen as being very cautious and takes into account numerous factors before making a decision to renew the operating licence of the rare earth processing fac...
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GEORGE TOWN: Two policemen have been nabbed for allegedly extorting money from a lorry driver here.
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PUTRAJAYA, Aug 18 — The Domestic Trade and Consumer Affairs Ministry will investigate if there has been any abuse of the approved permits (AP) for the import of flour products and sugar, said its d...
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KUALA LUMPUR: The decision to allow rare earth producer Lynas Corp to continue operations in the country is based on expert view despite protests, says Tun Dr Mahathir Mohamad.
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KUALA LUMPUR (Aug 18): Almost a year after being slapped with four charges of having used his positions to obtain gratification totalling RM2.3 billion in 1Malaysia Development Bhd (1MDB) funds and 21...
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KUALA LUMPUR  (Aug 18): Tun Dr Mahathir Mohamad today took a Sunday drive around the city in the new Proton Saga.
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KUALA LUMPUR, Aug 18 — In an age where almost everyone communicates via popular messaging app WhatsApp, it’s become more and more difficult to protect your privacy from unwanted eyes.
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IPOH, Aug 18 — The Perak government stressed that no specific date has been set for the gazetting of Pulau Sembilan as a marine park.
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KUALA LUMPUR, Aug 18 — Malaysia will continue to be vigilant despite stronger gross domestic product (GDP) growth recorded for the second quarter this year, said Economic Affair Minister Datuk Seri ...
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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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KUALA LUMPUR: Police have arrested 106 illegal immigrants following a massive operation here.
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KUALA LUMPUR, Aug 18 — Prime Minister Tun Dr Mahathir Mohamad said today, only “the blind, dumb, and deaf” would liken the Pakatan Harapan (PH) government to Barisan Nasional (BN). In a stinging...
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SEREMBAN, Aug 18 — Police will carry out a post-mortem on the search and rescue (SAR) operation for Irish teenager Nora Anne Quoirin after all investigations into the case were completed.
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KUALA LUMPUR, Aug 18 — Tun Dr Mahathir Mohamad said today he would rather listen to experts than opponents of Lynas Corp, as the prime minister continues to defend his Cabinet’s decision to allow ...
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SHAH ALAM, Aug 18 — PKR president Datuk Seri Anwar Ibrahim today said there is no need to make statements calling for Prime Minister Tun Dr Mahathir Mohamad to step down.
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KUALA LUMPUR, Aug 18 — Evergreen singer Francissca Peter, whose patriotic-themed song Setia was once popular during the 1980s, has urged fellow Malaysian artists to unite against controversial remar...
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KUALA TERENGGANU (Bernama): The search and rescue operation (SAR) for Singaporean kayaker Tan Eng Soon who went missing off Mersing in Johor entered its ninth day Sunday (Aug 18).
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SIBU: The search for two Sarawakian soldiers who went missing last month while on duty at Pulau Perak, Kedah will continue if there are new leads, says Mohamad Sabu.
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KUALA LUMPUR: The rule of law will be imposed on controversial preacher Zakir Naik as he is alleged to have preached on racial politics and riled up racial tension, says Tun Dr Mahathir Mohamad.
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SHAH ALAM, Aug 18 — PKR president Datuk Seri Anwar Ibrahim today urged Malaysians not entertain purely racial or religious bigotry.
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KUALA TERENGGANU, Aug 18 — The search and rescue operation (SAR) for Singaporean kayaker Tan Eng Soon who went missing off Mersing in Johor entered its ninth day today, with a search area of 100 squ...
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ISKANDAR PUTERI, Aug 18 — The Johor government has no immediate plan to carry out cloud seeding following the decline in water levels at several of its water treatment plant intakes due to the hot a...
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KUALA LUMPUR, Aug 18 — Tun Dr Mahathir Mohamad said today “it was quite clear” Dr Zakir Naik had attempted to incite racial hate by making racially-tinged remarks against Malaysians recently.
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JOHOR BARU, Aug 18 — The state government is urged to take the necessary action to free water in the state from contamination.
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SERI ISKANDAR, Aug 18 — The Agriculture and Agro-based Industry Ministry is investigating claims that the approved permits (APs) issued by the government for the import of a variety of food products...
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KUALA LUMPUR, Aug 18 — Prime Minister Tun Dr Mahathir Mohamad has urged the global community to use the 2019 International Statistics Congress here as a platform to forge an ideology that represents...
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KUCHING, Aug 18 — Defence Minister Mohamad Sabu today explained that the two Sarawakian soldiers, who disappeared while on duty at Pulau Perak, Kedah, last month, will continue to receive their mont...
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GEORGE TOWN: Penang will not welcome controversial preacher Dr Zakir Naik to its shores to speak at any public events.
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SERI ISKANDAR (Bernama): The Agriculture and Agro-based Industry Ministry is investigating claims that the approved permits (APs) issued by the government for the import of a variety of food products, are being offered for sale online.
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KUALA LUMPUR, Aug 18 — Application for a permit to hold the anti-Lynas rally at Taman Gelora, Kuantan was submitted almost a month ago, the Save Malaysia, Stop Lynas (SMSL) group said in its defence...
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KUCHING, Aug 18 — Parti Amanah Negara (Amanah) president Mohamad Sabu said the party has to challenge the perception among Sarawakians that it is a peninsula-based party and should not establish its...
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MELAKA: A social activist has condemned a video of a man allegedly threatening non-Malays while displaying sharp weapons.
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KUANTAN (Aug 18): Police will be calling up the organisers of the anti-Lynas rally in Taman Gelora here today, for breaching provisions of the Peaceful Assembly Act 2012.
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GEORGE TOWN (Aug 18): The Penang Smart Parking System (PSP) app will be available for download from the Apple App Store and Google Play.
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KUALA LUMPUR (Aug 18): Did you know a 30-minute jumping session on a trampoline can burn about 200-300 calories?
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KUALA LUMPUR (Aug 18): 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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MIAMI, Aug 18 — Miami is famous for beach parties, gators that wander onto golf courses and iguanas that tumble out of palm trees.
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KUALA LUMPUR, Aug 18 — Tun Dr Mahathir Mohamad today took a Sunday drive around the city in the new Proton Saga.
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KUANTAN (THE STAR/ASIA NEWS NETWORK) - Anti-Lynas protesters slammed the Malaysian government's U-turn in allowing an operating licence extension for the rare earth company at a three-hour rally on Su...
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GEORGE TOWN, Aug 18 — An elderly woman suffered multiple injuries on various parts of her body when she was believed to have been struck by a wall which collapsed, following an explosion at her apar...
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KUALA LUMPUR, Aug 18 — The threshold for investigations into and arrests for offensive social media comments on race, religion or the royalty must be high and reserved only for those inciting violen...
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KUALA LUMPUR, Aug 18 — 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 ...
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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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JOHOR BARU: The Cabinet will decide on the status of controversial preacher Zakir Naik, says Deputy Foreign Minister Datuk Marzuki Yahya.
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MOSCOW, Aug 18 — New machines popping up in Russian shopping centres seem innocuous enough — users insert their passport and receive a small loan in a matter of minutes.
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KUALA LUMPUR, Aug 18 — The government will announce a new policy on smart farming in the near future, said Economic Affairs Minister Datuk Seri Mohamed Azmin Ali.
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KOTA BARU, Aug 18 — Preachers, especially those from abroad, should have a better understanding of the country, where despite the different ethnicity, religion and culture, the people have been livi...
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BANDAR SERI BEGAWAN, Aug 18 — Yang di-Pertuan Agong Al-Sultan Abdullah Ri’ayatuddin Al-Mustafa Billah Shah arrived in Bandar Seri Begawan today for a three-day state visit to Brunei.
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KUCHING, Aug 18 — State Reform Party (STAR) president Lina Soo today urged Sarawakians not to be distracted by all the dramas in Peninsular Malaysia which have nothing to do with the state.
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KUANTAN (Bernama): The Pahang state government in a statement here Sunday (Aug 18) announced a number of reforms regarding the conferment of Pahang state awards and medals.
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KUALA LUMPUR (Bernama): PKR deputy president Datuk Seri Mohamed Azmin Ali has slammed Pasir Gudang Member of Parliament Hassan Abdul Karim for calling Prime Minister Tun Dr Mahathir Mohamad to step down.
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KUANTAN, Aug 18 — Police will be calling up the organisers of the anti-Lynas rally in Taman Gelora here today, for breaching provisions of the Peaceful Assembly Act 2012.
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KUALA LUMPUR: More than 100,000 Malaysians are expected to suffer kidney failure over the next two decades, warns the Health Ministry.
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KUALA LUMPUR, Aug 18 — The anti-Lynas rally today saw 400 protesters demanding for Pakatan Harapan (PH) MPs’ resignations but decided against burning the PH manifesto as planned.
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SEPANG, Aug 18 — Yang di-Pertuan Agong Al-Sultan Abdullah Ri’ayatuddin Al-Mustafa Billah Shah left for Brunei today for a three-day state visit.
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PETALING JAYA: Malaysian singer-songwriter Francissca Peter has called on Malaysian artists to stand in solidarity in condemning racial attacks towards individuals who question the loyalty of the Chinese and Indians in this country.