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Topic: Aug 8

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The number of states where preacher Zakir Naik is free to speak is reducing following the controversy emerging from his recent speaking engagement in Kelantan.
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A former top cop has urged Putrajaya to revoke Dr Zakir Naik's permanent residency and deport him to India.
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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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KUALA LUMPUR • A controversial preacher overstepped boundaries when he touched on racial politics and stirred racial tensions in Malaysia, Prime Minister Mahathir Mohamad said yesterday.
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KUANTAN: 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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KEMAMAN: Besut District Police chief Supt Mohd Zamri Mohd Rowi had to undergo another operation on Friday to take off his reattached right thumb after it developed an infection.
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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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KEMAMAN: Besut district police chief Mohd Zamri Mohd Rowi has lost his right thumb again after it developed an infection after being reattached by surgeons last week after it was chopped off in a para...
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KUALA TERENGGANU: 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 square nautica...
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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 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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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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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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SEREMBAN: The Negri Sembilan government has yet to decide if it would bar Indian-born controversial speaker Zakir Naik from giving public lectures in the state.
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It was supposed to be a routine expedition off Mersing, one that some of the members of the kayaking group had gone on before.
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SINGAPORE: The family and friends of Singaporean kayaker Josephine Puah Geok Tin who died in Malaysia paid tribute to her on Saturday (Aug 17).
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SINGAPORE - Friends and relatives gathered at the wake of Singaporean kayaker Puah Geok Tin, who drowned during a trip in Malaysia, painted a picture of a woman who lived life large.
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KUALA TERENGGANU: Malaysian authorities on Saturday (Aug 17) expanded the search area for a Singaporean kayaker who went missing in Johor waters to 300 square nautical miles, from waters off Kemama...
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KUCHING: Sarawakians are questioning the defence ministry on the lack of effort in the search for two soldiers who went missing while on duty in Pulau Perak, Kedah.
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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 on Saturday (Aug 17).
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KUALA TERENGGANU: 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 300 square nautica...
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PETALING JAYA: DAP’s P Ramasamy today said he welcomed the police report lodged by Dr Zakir Naik against him and four others for alleged defamation and is prepared to face the controversial preacher...
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Four individuals have welcomed a police report lodged against them by preacher Zakir Naik.
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The body of Singaporean kayaker Josephine Puah Geok Tin, 57, was transported by undertakers back to Singapore yesterday, accompanied by her son Louis Pang and five relatives.
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KUALA LUMPUR: The Inland Revenue Board (IRB) and Datuk Seri Najib Abdul Razak (pix) have until Sept 6 to file their respective affidavits in their separate applications related to IRB’s suit to reco...
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PETALING JAYA: DAP’s Charles Santiago today said that Dr Zakir Naik had every right to lodge a police report against him and vowed to co-operate with the authorities.
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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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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 (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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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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KUALA LUMPUR (Aug 16): Controversial preacher Dr Zakir Naik has lodged a police report at the Shah Alam police station today against Human Resources Minister M Kulasegaran and also served a notice of ...
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Politicians and ministers have joined in a chorus calling for the deportation of Malaysia’s permanent resident and preacher Dr Zakir Naik after his alleged “racially-charged” remarks.
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CHUKAI: The remains of Puah Geok Tin, the Singaporean woman who went missing while kayaking in Endau waters here on Aug 8, will be repatriated to Singapore tomorrow morning.
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CHUKAI (Bernama): The remains of Puah Geok Tin, the Singaporean woman who went missing while kayaking in Endau waters here on Aug 8, will be repatriated to Singapore on Friday (Aug 16) morning.
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The remains of Puah Geok Tin, the Singaporean woman who went missing while kayaking in Endau waters on Aug 8, will be repatriated to Singapore tomorrow morning.
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PETALING JAYA: Controversial preacher Dr Zakir Naik says that the ‘vilification campaign’ against him is in full swing and is being done with a political motive.
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Preacher Zakir Naik now claims that his remarks about Chinese Malaysians being guests were taken out of context.
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CHUKAI (Bernama): The family members of a Singaporean woman have confirmed that the body found by local fishermen near Kemaman waters on Wednesday (Aug 14) is Puah Geok Tin, who went missing while kayaking in Mersing last week.
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KUALA LUMPUR (Aug 15): Apex Equity Holdings Bhd today withdrew its stay application for its shareholder Pinerains Sdn Bhd, which holds a nearly 5% stake, to transfer the case before High Court judge J...
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Defenders of Muslim preacher Zakir Naik appear to have taken a page out of the political handbook, accusing the media, particularly Malaysiakini, of “misquoting”, “spinning” and “taking out ...
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MERSING - Following the discovery of the body of 57-year-old Madam Puah Geok Tin - one of the two Singaporean kayakers who went missing last Thursday (Aug 8) - the search for Mr Tan Eng Soon continued...
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Police are probing Indian-born Muslim preacher Dr Zakir Naik over his remarks during a speech in Kelantan last week.
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PKR will wait for its president Anwar Ibrahim, who has just returned from his pilgrimage to Mecca, to chair a meeting to decide regarding Muslim preacher Dr Zakir Naik, said secretary-general Saifuddi...
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PETALING JAYA: Social activist Datin Paduka Marina Mahathir has criticised controversial preacher Zakir Naik for calling on Malaysian Chinese to “go back” to where they belong.
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Umno secretary-general Annuar Musa (photo, above) claims that remarks from controversial preacher Zakir Naik about Chinese and Hindu Malaysians have been taken out of context.
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Some 15 family members of a Singapore woman who went missing while kayaking in Endau waters on Aug 8 arrived at the Kemaman Hospital Forensic Unit last night.
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KEMAMAN: Some 15 family members of a Singaporean woman who went missing while kayaking in Endau waters here on Aug 8, arrived at the Kemaman Hospital Forensic Unit last night.
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MERSING (Bernama): The son of Puah Geok Tin, a woman who went missing while kayaking in Endau waters on Aug 8, has thanked the search and rescue team for their hard work and dedication.
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KUALA LUMPUR (Aug 14): Khee San Bhd has updated that the loan facility it obtained from Bank of China (M) Bhd (BOC) — under which it owes RM14.62 million in outstanding repayments — is not secured...
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The son of Puah Geok Tin, a woman who went missing while kayaking in Endau waters on Aug 8, is keeping up his hope that his mother is alive although the body of a woman was found in Kemaman waters in ...
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MERSING, Aug 14 — The son of Puah Geok Tin, a woman who went missing while kayaking in Endau waters on Aug 8, has thanked the search and rescue team for their hard work and dedication.
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MERSING: The body of a woman believed to be that of a Singaporean kayaker reported missing in Endau waters on Aug 8 was found in Kemaman waters today.
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KUALA LUMPUR (Aug 14): The Public Works Department (JKR) has found cracks on one of the pier heads at the slip road from Ampang to Billion/Cheras roundabout from the Middle Ring Road 2 here.
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PETALING JAYA: Controversial preacher Zakir Naik should be expelled and banned from Malaysia as he has proven to be a threat to racial harmony, says Datuk Seri Dr Wee Ka Siong.
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KOTA KINABALU: Sabah does not need a new wildlife breeding area and should focus on enforcement efforts against poaching and wildlife trade instead, says Sabah Parti Pribumi Bersatu Malaysia deputy chief Datuk Masidi Manjun.
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MERSING, Aug 14 — The body of a woman believed to be that of a Singaporean kayaker reported missing in Endau waters on Aug 8 was found in Kemaman waters today.
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MERSING: The search-and-rescue operation (SAR) for two Singaporeans who went missing while kayaking in Endau waters, near here on Aug 8, has been widened to cover Beserah waters off Kuantan as it ente...
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JOHOR BARU: The authorities have found a body approximately five nautical miles off Kuala Kemaman in Terengganu, which they believe is that of one of the two Singaporeans who went missing while kayaking in Endau waters near Mersing in Johor last week.
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PETALING JAYA: Despite facing calls for deportation by multiple parties, a defiant Zakir Naik called on the Malaysian Chinese to “go back” first as they were the “old guests” of the country.
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Controversial preacher Zakir Naik has claimed that his remarks about Hindu Malaysians had been misquoted.
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KUALA LUMPUR (Aug 14): Datuk Seri Najib Tun Razak still has to pay his income tax for the assessment years from 2011 to 2017 totalling RM1.69 billion even if has filed an appeal to the Inland Revenue ...
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KUALA LUMPUR (Aug 14): Shares in integrated engineering services provider Serba Dinamik Holdings Bhd rose 1.71% this morning after it secured an engineering, procurement, construction and commissionin...
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Boboiboy Movie 2 has raked in RM9.9m (S$3.27m) at the box office after just five days.
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KUALA LUMPUR: Serba Dinamik Holdings Bhd is up 2% in early trade Wednesday in response to the award of a RM1.05bil engineering, procurement, construction and commissioning (EPCC) contract.
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Signify is omitting the need for a smart lighting intermediary hub by adding WiZ WiFi connectivity to a select range of products.
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KUALA LUMPUR (Aug 13): Datuk Seri Najib Tun Razak still has to pay his income tax for the assessment years from 2011 to 2017 totalling RM1.69 billion even if has filed an appeal to the Inland Revenue ...
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KUALA LUMPUR: Datuk Seri Najib Tun Razak still has to pay his income tax for the assessment years from 2011 to 2017 totalling RM1.69 billion even if has filed an appeal to the Inland Revenue Board (IR...
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KUALA LUMPUR: The Public Works Department (PWD) has found cracks on one of the pier heads at the slip road at Middle Ring Road 2 (MRR2) here leading from Ampang to the Billion/Cheras roundabout.
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KUALA LUMPUR (Bernama): Datuk Seri Najib Tun Razak still has to pay his income tax for the assessment years 2011 to 2017 totalling RM1.69bil even if he has filed an appeal to the Inland Revenue Board (IRB) against the tax assessment.
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KUALA LUMPUR: Datuk Seri Najib Abdul Razak still has to pay his income tax for the assessment years from 2011 to 2017 totalling RM1.69 billion even if has filed an appeal to the Inland Revenue Board (...
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KUALA LUMPUR (Aug 13): Integrated engineering services provider Serba Dinamik Holdings Bhd said today that it has secured an engineering, procurement, construction and commissioning (EPCC) contract in...
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The Public Works Department (JKR) has found cracks on one of the pier heads at the slip road from Ampang to the Billion Cheras roundabout from the Middle Ring Road 2 in Kuala Lumpur.
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KUALA LUMPUR: The Public Works Department (JKR) has found cracks on one of the pier heads at the slip road from Ampang to Billion/Cheras roundabout from the Middle Ring Road 2 here.
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Datuk Seri Ahmad Husni Hanadzlah, who resigned as finance minister II in June 2016, told the High Court on Aug 8 that former prime minister Datuk Seri Najib Razak “was behind” the attacks on him b...
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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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Google has set out to make finding podcasts through Search easier; as of Aug 8, queries with the word "podcast" within them will offer users playable podcast episodes in their results sprinkled betwee...
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MERSING: Authorities have added more aircraft in the search for two Singaporeans who went missing while kayaking in Endau waters here last Thursday (Aug 8).
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MALACCA: The Malacca government will call all parties concerned to settle the issue concerning independent religious speaker Wan Ji Wan Hussin through discussions instead of going through the courts, ...
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The Malacca government will call all parties concerned to settle the issue concerning independent religious speaker Wan Ji Wan Hussin through discussions instead of going through the courts, said Chie...
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MELAKA, Aug 11 — The Melaka government will call all parties concerned to settle the issue concerning independent religious speaker Wan Ji Wan Hussin through discussions instead of going through the...
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JOHOR BARU: The Malaysian Maritime Enforcement Agency (MMEA) conducted a briefing for Singapore consul-general in Johor Baru Rajpal Singh on updates in the search-and-rescue mission for two Singaporeans who have been missing since Thursday (Aug 8).
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Selangor Menteri Besar Amirudin Shari should explain to the public and Pakatan Harapan his push for the unilateral conversion of minors, said PKR vice-president Zuraida Kamaruddin.
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SINGAPORE: Singapore greatly appreciated the presence of Malaysian Prime Minister Tun Dr Mahathir Mohamad and his wife Tun Dr Siti Hasmah Mohd Ali at this year’s Bicentennial National Day Parade on ...
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SHAH ALAM: A restaurant worker was arrested for allegedly sexually abusing a seven-year-old boy in the toilet of his Section 19, Shah Alam workplace.
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PETALING JAYA: Datuk Seri Dr Wee Ka Siong has refuted Prime Minister Tun Dr Mahathir Mohamad's statement that the teaching of khat was the same as what was introduced in 2012.
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SINGAPORE - Singapore officials are on the ground to provide assistance and close support in the search operations for two Singaporeans who have been reported missing while kayaking at the Endau water...
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The victim’s money and cards that were recovered from the suspect.
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KUALA LUMPUR: Former prime minister Datuk Seri Najib Abdul Razak was reminded by the High Court here today to seek his lawyer’s advice before posting or sharing any court testimony on his Facebook p...
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JOHOR BARU (THE STAR/ASIA NEWS NETWORK) - Two Singaporeans have been reported missing while kayaking at the Endau waters in Mersing, Johor.
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KUALA LUMPUR - Malaysia's Inland Revenue Board (IRB) has sued the son of former Prime Minister Najib Razak over RM37.6 million (S$52 million) in unpaid taxes from 2011 to 2017, state news agency Berna...
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KUALA LUMPUR - Malaysia's Inland Revenue Board (IRB) has sued the son of former Prime Minister Najib Razak over RM37.6 million (S$52 million) in unpaid taxes from 2011 to 2017, state news agency Berna...
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KUALA LUMPUR (Aug 9): CGSCIMB Research has maintained its “Add” rating on Kawan Food Bhd at RM1.35 with a lower target (TP) price of RM1.46 (from RM1.99) and said it expects lower revenue growth i...
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FUKUOKA (Japan) (Aug 8): Japan is taking seriously its role to help Malaysia develop, going by the discussions its key advisor and experts have had with visiting Tun Dr Mahathir Mohamad.
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KOTA KINABALU (Aug 8): The Ministry of Domestic Trade and Consumer Affairs is updating data on recipients of the petrol subsidy programme from the lower-income group (B40) to ensure that only those wh...
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KUALA LUMPUR (Aug 8): The visit of Indonesian President Joko Widodo to Malaysia, his first overseas trip since being elected to a second term on April 17, is seen as a good opportunity for resolving v...
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LANGKAWI (Aug 8): The Langkawi Development Authority (LADA) has received the green light to draft the Langkawi Development Blueprint 2021-2025, said its chief executive officer Dr Hezri Adnan.
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PUTRAJAYA (Aug 8): The Judiciary will refer to the relevant authorities including the Malaysian Anti-Corruption Commission (MACC) for follow-up actions if the source of asset acquisition of a judge is...
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PUTRAJAYA (Aug 8): The Government will discontinue the hiring of foreign workers for service sub-sectors comprising laundry, textile, hair dressing and goldsmith businesses in stages, beginning from t...
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PUTRAJAYA (Aug 8): Complaints about judges' wrongdoings should come with concrete evidence and not just mere allegations," said Chief Justice Datuk Seri Utama Tengku Maimun Tuan Mat.
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SHAH ALAM (Aug 8): Selangor Menteri Besar Amirudin Shari has denied a news portal’s report yesterday that the State administration is in turmoil and his leadership is under threat.