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Augmented reality (AR) wizarding game Harry Potter: Wizards Unite is now available in Malaysia but be warned that it consumes a lot of data.
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KUCHING: A Sarawak civic organisation is working on a study into the rising number of foreigners found in semi-rural areas of the state, while expressing its concerns about the impact of such an influ...
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The recent inaugural Dayak International Justice Congress in Keningau organised by Borneo Dayak Forum (BDF) raises several questions.
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BANGKOK, June 22 — Economic Affairs Minister Datuk Seri Azmin Ali today said that Malaysia is committed to signing the Regional Comprehensive Econo­mic Partnership (RCEP) as long as it constitutes ...
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Dr Teoh Eng Soon KUCHING: The 13th Asia Pacific Orchid Conference (APOC 13) will be held here for the first time this year, taking place at the Borneo Convention Centre Kuching (BCCK) from July 24 to...
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Baru, accompanied by his wife Yu Ching Sieu, cuts the ribbon to officiate at the Hari Raya-Gawai Dayak event in SK Nanga Medamit.
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Michelin has introduced the improved Energy XM2+ in Malaysia, aimed at budget-conscious customers that value safety and performance that lasts.
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At the launch of the Michelin XM2+, Managing Director of Michelin (Malaysia, Singapore, Indonesia and Brunei), Pascal Nouvellon has hinted that the company will be launching the new Michelin Pilot Spo...
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LETTER | I laud the newly-initiated Dayak International Justice Council at the recent Keningau Dayak gathering which was attended by representatives from Sabah, Sarawak, Kalimantan and Brunei.
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Suspected Islamic State-linked militants kidnapped 10 fishermen off Borneo island Tuesday and took them to the southern Philippines, police said, the latest abductions in the strife-torn waters.
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It’s official, MoneyMatch is now the first to graduate Bank Negara Malaysia’s regulatory sandbox.
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PETALING JAYA: After several video clips stunned the nation with allegations of gay sex involving a federal minister, several clips including an audio clip have been uploaded on YouTube. Descriptions ...
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KOTA KINABALU: In its bid to produce at least 100 entrepreneurs a year, the Sabah state government says it is committed to helping local entrepreneurs market their products abroad.
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KUCHING (June 18): The Sarawak government, through its state-owned power utility, Sarawak Energy Bhd (SEB), is eyeing the potential sale of additional electricity to Indonesia.
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KUALA LUMPUR (June 18): Rakuten Trade has set a “buy” call on Mestron Holdings Bhd on the steel pole maker’s intentions to enhance its international footprint namely in Brunei, New Zealand and S...
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KUALA LUMPUR, June 18 — Rakuten Trade has set a “buy” call on Mestron Holding Bhd on the steel pole maker’s intentions to enhance its international footprint namely in Brunei, New Zealand and ...
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KOTA KINABALU: The Keningau Vocational College (KVK) did Malaysia proud by winning a gold medal in an international competition with their invention called ShapeSweetie.
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Abang Johari, together with Dr Rundi (right) and Sipol, rolls a mat to mark the closing of Gawai Dayak.
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KUCHING: Sarawak wants to supply electricity to Indonesia if its capital is moved from Jakarta to Kalimantan.
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KUCHING: The Sarawak government, through its state-owned power utility, Sarawak Energy Bhd (SEB), is eyeing the potential sale of additional electricity to Indonesia.
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KUCHING, June 17 — Chief Minister Datuk Patinggi Abang Johari Openg believes that the state will benefit if Indonesia decides to shift its administrative capital from Java to Kalimantan, Borneo.
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KUCHING (June 17): The Sarawak government, through its state-owned power utility, Sarawak Energy Bhd (SEB), is eyeing the potential sale of additional electricity to Indonesia.
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STAR Media Group Bhd is looking to raise funds to expand dimsum — its OTT (over the top) content business — and has hired advisers to help source for potential investors, according to several sour...
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IPOH: Various programmes and activities have been planned for the Sungai Kampar Festival 2019 scheduled to be held for three days from July 5 at Sungai Kampar near Kampar.
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KOTA KINABALU: Sabah’s adviser on the Malaysia Agreement 1963 (MA63) claims that the state could be losing up to RM5 billion a year due to a breach in the accord.
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WASHINGTON (June 3): The Trump administration has moved ahead with a surveillance drone sale to four U.S. allies in the South China Sea region, as acting Defense Secretary Patrick Shanahan said Washin...
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WASHINGTON, June 4 — The Trump administration has moved ahead with a surveillance drone sale to four US allies in the South China Sea region as acting Defence Secretary Patrick Shanahan said Washing...
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KOTA BARU: The unique architecture and design of Ar-Rahman Mosque in Kampung Pulau Gajah, Sabak has become a new attraction for tourists.
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WASHINGTON: The Trump administration has moved ahead with a surveillance drone sale to four US allies in the South China Sea region as acting Defence Secretary Patrick Shanahan said Washington will n...
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KUALA LUMPUR, June 3 — Two major non-governmental organisations in Malaysia and the United Kingdom have teamed up to end the practice of female genital mutilation/cutting (FGM/C) in several Asia Pac...
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SINGAPORE - Disturbances in the South China Sea, the movement of Rohingyas in the region and non-traditional security threats such as maritime and cyber security risks pose the biggest challenges to t...
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SINGAPORE, June 1 — The United States warned China today against threatening its neighbours’ sovereignty and said Washington is investing in new military technology to defend its Asian allies.
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Regus Malaysia adds to its growing stable of coworking spaces with the launch of Regus Tribeca, located at the heart of Kuala Lumpur in the Bukit Bintang area.
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LETTER | Tourism Malaysia had just released figures for foreign tourist arrivals for the three months of this year, which showed a 2.7 percent increase over last year.
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PUTRAJAYA, MAY 29 — The Tourism Ministry has submitted its proposal for loosening visa-on-arrival (VOA) applications for China tourists to the Cabinet, seeking to tap into a profitable market.
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KUALA LUMPUR (May 28): Construction work on the Sarawak-Sabah Link Road is expected to begin in the first quarter of next year, said Works Minister Baru Bian.
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KUALA LUMPUR, May 27 — Construction work on the Sarawak-Sabah Link Road is expected to begin in the first quarter of next year, said Works Minister Baru Bian.
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PETALING JAYA: Kim Teck Cheong Consolidated Bhd (KTC) registered a net profit of RM3.73mil for the third quarter of the financial year ending June 30, 2019, as compared to the net loss of RM11.82mil in the corresponding quarter last year.
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KOTA KINABALU: Since two years ago, former bodybuilder Joyce Heng Shu Xia has been actively going around in and out of the country to enter strongwoman competitions.
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INDONESIA’S online mar­ket­place Bukala­pak has ex­panded its ser­vices to re­gional mar­kets through its re­cently launched Buk­a­global pro­gramme, paving the way for its lo­cal mer­chant part­ners to tap into over­seas mar­kets.
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Bukalapak, one of Indonesia’s largest consumer-to-consumer online marketplaces is getting ready to expand into Malaysia and throughout the region with the launch of its BukaGlobal app.
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KUALA LUMPUR, May 25 ― Bukalapak, one of Indonesia’s largest consumer-to-consumer online marketplaces is getting ready to expand into Malaysia and throughout the region with the launch of its Buka...
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PETALING JAYA: Google has paid tribute to late Malaysian singer and songwriter Sudirman Arshad with a special "doodle" in conjunction with his 65th birthday on Friday (May 25).
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Indonesian ecommerce unicorn Bukalapak recently launched BukaGlobal, a new feature that lets consumers outside Indonesia shop on the Bukalapak platform.
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Indonesian ecommerce unicorn Bukalapak recently launched BukaGlobal, a new feature that lets consumers outside Indonesia shop on the Bukalapak platform.
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Brunei's Sultan Hassanal Bolkiah has returned an honorary degree awarded by Oxford University after a global backlash led by celebrities including George Clooney and Elton John for proposing the death...
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KUCHING: The Sarawak Islamic Religious Department (Jais) will conduct laboratory tests on the popular China-made candy “White Rabbit”, following a claim by authorities in neighbouring Brunei that ...
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KUCHING: Yusuf Morni is a familiar figure at Medan Niaga Satok here where he sells herring or Terubok fish, a “must-taste” in Sarawak.
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WASHINGTON (May 19): The U.S. military said one of its warships sailed near the disputed Scarborough Shoal claimed by China in the South China Sea on Sunday, a move likely to anger Beijing at a time...
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KOTA BARU: A local hotelier faced a setback today after hearing Oscar-winning Hollywood actor, star of Ocean’s 11, Up in the air, Michael Clayton, Batman and Robin, and Catch 22 was going to teach ...
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FEATURE | Unggun’s family lives in a traditional Bajau Laut houseboat in Semporna, a coastal town in Sabah.
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KOTA KINABALU: Malaysia and other Asean countries have taken the correct strategic position to be engaged in the Belt Road initiative.
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KUALA LUMPUR, May 17 — US celebrity George Clooney’s misinformed warning to Malaysia about imposing the death penalty for homosexuality highlights the need for more engagement with the lesbian, ga...
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KINI ROUNDUP | Here are key headlines you may have missed yesterday, in brief. 1.
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PKR president Anwar Ibrahim stressed the importance for Malaysia not to cave in to international pressure with regard to the LGBT issue.
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BANGI: Anwar Ibrahim has become the latest Pakatan Harapan leader to respond to George Clooney over the Hollywood star’s recent comments criticising Malaysia’s laws against homosexuality.
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BANGI: Malaysia must not bow down to international pressure over lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender (LGBT) issues, says PKR president Datuk Seri Anwar Ibrahim.
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Bukalapak, the Indonesian ecommerce unicorn, has launched BukaGlobal, a new feature that lets consumers outside Indonesia shop on the Bukalapak platform.
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SO near, yet so far. Timor-Leste has been trudging on for eight years but the road to membership in Asean remains a long and winding one for Asia’s youngest democracy.
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KUALA LUMPUR: Oscar-winning actor George Clooney (pix) was criticised by LGBT+ activists on Tuesday after he called for a boycott of luxury hotels owned by Brunei a “warning shot” to Indonesia and...
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PUTRAJAYA: Malaysia as an Islamic country will hold firm to its stand on the lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender (LGBT) community, said Deputy Foreign Minister Datuk Marzuki Yahya (pix).
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PUTRAJAYA (May 14): Malaysia as an Islamic country will hold firm to its stand on the lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender (LGBT) community, said Deputy Foreign Minister Datuk Marzuki Yahya.
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KUALA LUMPUR (May 14): Based on corporate announcements and news flow today, stocks in focus for Wednesday (May 15) may include the following: Deleum Bhd, Digi.Com Bhd, JAKS Resources Bhd, Tenaga Nasi...
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KUALA LUMPUR (REUTERS) - Oscar-winning actor George Clooney was criticised by LGBT+ activists on Tuesday (May 14) after he called a boycott of luxury hotels owned by Brunei a "warning shot" to Indones...
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PUTRAJAYA: Wisma Putra today shot back at George Clooney’s “warning shot” to Malaysia should the government introduce anti-gay laws, such as those neighbour Brunei had initially wanted to implem...
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PUTRAJAYA: Oscar-winning actor George Clooney should be more aware of what he says about Malaysia, says Deputy Foreign Minister Datuk Marzuki Yahya.
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KUALA LUMPUR (May 14): Oscar-winning actor George Clooney was criticised by LGBT+ activists on Tuesday after he called a boycott of luxury hotels owned by Brunei a "warning shot" to Indonesia and Mala...
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KUALA LUMPUR, May 14 — Oscar-winning actor George Clooney was criticised by LGBT+ activists today after he called a boycott of luxury hotels owned by Brunei a “warning shot” to Indonesia and Mal...
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KUALA LUMPUR (Reuters): Oscar-winning actor George Clooney was criticised by LGBT and activists on Tuesday (May 14) after he called a boycott of luxury hotels owned by Brunei and a sent "warning shot" to Indonesia and Malaysia should they consider introducing similar anti-gay laws.
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KUALA LUMPUR (May 14): Deleum Bhd is looking at a gradual expansion into overseas markets to mitigate the oilfield services provider's geographical risk.
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KUALA LUMPUR, May 14 ― The hotels boycott that forced the Sultan of Brunei to back down from imposing the death penalty for homosexuality will serve as warning for other countries considering this, ...
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PETALING JAYA: U Mobile users can now pay their subscription to video-streaming service dimsum or subscribe to the service using their U Mobile account.
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KUALA LUMPUR (May 9): As Malaysians marked the first anniversary of the historic victory which brought Pakatan Harapan (PH) to rule today, the PH-led government has successfully managed to raise Malay...
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PETALING JAYA: International rating agencies are confident Malaysia will meet its fiscal targets, particularly the 3.4% fiscal deficit-to-gross domestic product (GDP) ratio this year, according to the Finance Ministry (MoF).
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KUALA LUMPUR: The international rating agencies are confident Malaysia will meet its fiscal targets, particularly the 3.4% fiscal deficit to GDP ratio this year, the Finance Ministy said in a statement.
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Brunei-based agritech startup Agrome IQ raised a six-figure amount from Singapore-based Cerana Capital in a pre-series A round, The Scoop reports.
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PETALING JAYA: Two vocal academics have questioned the education ministry’s proposal to have a new chair of Islamic leadership at Universiti Teknologi Mara (UiTM) named after the Brunei monarch, in ...
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KUALA LUMPUR: A Sultan Hassanal Bolkiah Chair for Islamic Leadership has been proposed to be set up at Universiti Teknologi Mara (UiTM). The Education Ministry, in a statement yesterday, said the set...
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KUALA LUMPUR: The education ministry has proposed a Sultan Hassanal Bolkiah Chair for Islamic Leadership to be set up at Universiti Teknologi Mara (UiTM). It said the Chair would focus on the study of...
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Brunei's Sultan Hassanal Bolkiah today extended a moratorium on the death penalty to incoming legislation prohibiting gay sex, seeking to temper a global backlash led by celebrities such as George Clo...
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KUALA LUMPUR: Deputy Prime Minister Datuk Seri Dr Wan Azizah Wan Ismail said the role of the media remains important for check and balance in a healthy democracy.
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KUALA LUMPUR, May 4 — Deputy Prime Minister Datuk Seri Dr Wan Azizah Wan Ismail said the role of the media remains important for check and balance in a healthy democracy.
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London: Brunei is facing unexpected hurdles on a prestigious London property project as the kingdom comes under fire for introducing laws persecuting homosexuals.
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PETALING JAYA: Tun Dr Mahathir Mohamad has congratulated the country for having jumped 22 places in the latest World Press Freedom Index.
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KUALA LUMPUR (May 3): Prime Minister Tun Dr Mahathir Mohamad has congratulated the Malaysian media for stepping up 22 places to 123rd ranking in the 2019 World Press Freedom Index.
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KUALA LUMPUR: Prime Minister, Tun Dr Mahathir Mohamad has congratulated the Malaysian media for stepping up 22 places to 123rd ranking in the 2019 World Press Freedom Index.
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PETALING JAYA: Tun Dr Mahathir Mohamad has congratulated the media after Malaysia jumped up 22 places in the latest World Press Freedom Index.
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Being in a leftist party in Malaysia, one expects to receive brickbats from those who choose a political platform steeped in race and religion.
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KUALA LUMPUR: Harvey Norman is here to stay, as the Australia-based retailer proceeds with an aggressive expansion plan to increase its footprint in the country.
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ONLINE fashion retailer Zalora announced the appointment of Rostin Javadi (pic) as chief operations officer (COO). Javadi will continue to be based in Malaysia, close to Zalora’s Regional e-fulfilme...
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KUALA LUMPUR, April 29 — Putrajaya has approved RM5.5 billion for the construction of a 415km-long road from Sarawak all the way to the northern tip of Borneo in Sabah, Works Minister Baru Bian disc...
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MUAR: When you hear the beat of the kompang in a village or housing area, you know that a Malay wedding is under way.
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KOTA KINABALU: Thousands of Dayaks from all over Borneo and from across four countries will descend on Tumbang Anoi in Central Kalimantan in July in a historic event to commemorate 125 years of the Tu...
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IPOH: Perak Mentri Besar Datuk Seri Ahmad Faizal Azumu has urged more non-governmental organisations (NGOs) to uplift the livelihood of orang asli in the state.He said they needed assistance to improve their lives and NGOs could be part of this noble effort.
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On Thursday (April 25), the Malaysian Ministry of Transport announced that from October onwards, all foreign vehicle owners coming into Malaysia are required to register for a Vehicle Entry Permit (VE...
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Malaysia will enforce mandatory registration for foreign vehicles entering from Singapore from October, the government announced yesterday.
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MIRI (April 25): The Road Transport Department (RTD) proposes to impose the vehicle entry permit (VEP) requirement on all foreign vehicles at the Customs, Immigration and Quarantine (CIQ) complexes at...
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KUALA LUMPUR (April 25): The Ministry of Transport (MOT) today announced the enforcement of the road transport law requiring any person who drives a foreign motor vehicle into Malaysia through any rou...
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The transport ministry has announced that enforcement of the Vehicle Entry Permit (VEP) will begin on October 1.
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MIRI, April 25 ― The Road Transport Department (RTD) proposes to impose the vehicle entry permit (VEP) requirement on all foreign vehicles at the Customs, Immigration and Quarantine (CIQ) complexes,...