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KUALA LUMPUR (June 18): Shares in steel pole maker Mestron Holdings Bhd rose as much as 31% in active trade upon its ACE Market debut this morning.
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KUALA LUMPUR: Integrated engineering supporting services provider, UWC Bhd is offering 70 million new shares at an offer price of 82 sen each enroute to its listing on the Main Market of Bursa Malaysia Securities.
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KUALA LUMPUR (June 17): Main Market-bound integrated engineering supporting services provider UWC Bhd is aiming to raise RM57.4 million from its initial public offering (IPO) on Bursa Malaysia.
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PETALING JAYA: The organisation representing Bumiputera contractors in the country has warned that government projects will be the first to suffer if any drastic increase in cement prices forces them ...
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Syed Saddiq Syed Abdul Rahman LONDON: Prime Minister Tun Dr Mahathir Mohamad is probably the only world leader given the honour to speak at both the Oxford Union and Cambridge Union forums, said Yout...
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Prime Minister Tun Dr Mahathir Mohamad arrives in London.
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LONDON: Prime Minister Tun Dr Mahathir Mohamad (pix) is probably the only world leader given the honour to speak at both the Oxford Union and Cambridge Union forums, said Youth and Sports Minister Sye...
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LONDON, June 16 — Prime Minister Tun Dr Mahathir Mohamad is probably the only world leader given the honour to speak at both the Oxford Union and Cambridge Union forums, said Youth and Sports Minist...
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KUALA LUMPUR (June 13): Greatech Technology Bhd, an industrial automation solutions provider made its debut today on the ACE Market of Bursa Malaysia Securities at 2.5 sen premium over its initial pub...
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The latest deaths of 14 Orang Asli from the Batek tribe, the country’s last indigenous nomadic community in Kuala Koh, Kelantan, with scores more hospitalised is a tragedy Malaysians should be asham...
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COMMENT | The latest deaths of 14 Orang Asli from the Bateq tribe, the country’s last indigenous nomadic community in Kuala Koh, Kelantan, with scores more hospitalised is a tragedy Malaysians shoul...
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KUALA LUMPUR (June 12): More than 1,000 construction companies nationwide are eyeing the 40% civil works portion of the RM44 billion East Coast Rail Link (ECRL) project following a Pre-Qualification (...
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KUALA LUMPUR, June 12 — More than 1,000 construction companies nationwide are eyeing the 40 per cent civil works portion of the RM44 billion East Coast Rail Link (ECRL) project following a Pre-Quali...
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PETALING JAYA: More than 1,000 construction companies have applied for the 40% civil works portion of the RM44 billion East Coast Rail Link (ECRL) project, according to project owner Malaysia Rail Lin...
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KUALA LUMPUR (June 12): More than 1,000 construction companies nationwide are eyeing the 40% civil works portion of the RM44 billion East Coast Rail Link (ECRL) project following a Pre-Qualification (...
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MELAKA (June 11): Bumiputera small and medium enterprises (SMEs) have been urged to join the Galakan Eksport Bumiputera (GEB) programme to enable them to expand into global markets.
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KUALA LUMPUR, June 10 — Steel pole maker Mestron Holding Bhd’s initial public offering (IPO) for the public portion has been oversubscribed by 17.53 times.
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KUALA LUMPUR (June 10): The public portion of ACE Market-bound steel pole maker Mestron Holdings Bhd's initial public offering (IPO) has been oversubscribed by 17.53 times.
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KUALA LUMPUR: The retail portion of Mestron Holdings Bhd's initial public offering has been oversubscribed by 17.53 times.
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KUALA LUMPUR (June 8): The Malay Economic Action Council (MTEM) has urged the Government to address several issues some of which are related to mega projects and minimum wages so that the ‘Shared Pr...
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KUALA LUMPUR (June 7): The Malay Economic Action Council (MTEM) has urged the Government to address several issues some of which are related to mega projects and minimum wages so that the ‘Shared Pr...
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KUALA LUMPUR, June 7 — A recent suggestion that public universities raise tuition fees for students from wealthier families has sparked fresh calls for the government to impose a wealth tax.
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KUALA LUMPUR, June 3 — Faced with backlash and labelled “racist”, Education Minister Maszlee Malik today defended his remarks about the Chinese community during a town hall session in Universiti...
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KUALA LUMPUR (May 31): HPMT Holdings Bhd, which is en route for a Main Market listing on June 12, said the shares it made available for public subscription under the initial public offering (IPO) has ...
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KUALA LUMPUR (May 30): The Malaysian Bumiputera Contractors Association is optimistic that the Pakatan Harapan (PH) government will be fair to Bumiputera contractors with regard to their participati...
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KUALA LUMPUR (May 28): Prime Minister Tun Dr Mahathir Mohamad has said that the Pakatan Harapan (PH) Government must always explain its stand on the interests of all races if it wants to continue to g...
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KUALA LUMPUR (May 28): Greatech Technology Bhd's public portion of its initial public offering (IPO) has been oversubscribed by 9.41 times.
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PETALING JAYA (May 28): The Government will continue to give special treatment to Bumiputera contractors including in the East Coast Rail Link (ECRL) project, although it has yet to decide on the quot...
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KUALA LUMPUR, May 28 — Prime Minister Tun Dr Mahathir Mohamad has said that the Pakatan Harapan (PH) government must always explain its stand on the interests of all races if it wants to continue...
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PETALING JAYA: Prime Minister Dr Mahathir Mohamad today said the special treatment for bumiputera businesses, including negotiated tenders, will go on.
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PETALING JAYA, May 28 — The government will continue to give preferential treatment to Bumiputera contractors for the East Coast Railway Line (ECRL) project, said Prime Minister Tun Dr Mahathir Moha...
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PUTRAJAYA: The federal government is providing RM60 million in additional federal allocations for state governments, as well as 50% of tourism tax receipts.
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PUTRAJAYA, May 27 — The government has not yet decided on the method for reducing toll, Prime Minister Tun Dr Mahathir Mohamad said today.
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KUALA LUMPUR (May 27): The Malaysian Bumiputera Contractors Association is requesting the Pakatan Harapan government to provide a special quota of at least 20 per cent to Bumiputera contractors to p...
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PUTRAJAYA (May 27): Prime Minister Tun Dr Mahathir Mohamad said a Bumiputera quota has not been fixed for the civil works that are reserved for local contractors in the East Coast Rail Link (ECRL) pro...
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PETALING JAYA: A recent set of proposals by DAP to revamp the matriculation programme has been criticised by former higher education minister Mohamed Khaled Nordin, who says the party is pushing for t...
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KUALA LUMPUR: Bumiputera contractors are seeking a special quota of at least 20% of civil works in the East Coast Rail Link (ECRL) project to be set aside for them.
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KUALA LUMPUR, May 26 — The Malaysian Bumiputera Contractors Association is requesting the Pakatan Harapan government to provide a special quota of at least 20 per cent to Bumiputera contractors to p...
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KUALA LUMPUR, May 25 ― Putrajaya can regulate for those from the top 20 per cent earning households (T20) to pay higher education fees in order to subsidise those from the bottom 40 per cent (B40) g...
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PETALING JAYA: Two groups of employers have defended their hiring practices against allegations of deliberate racial discrimination.
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For the past one year since May 9, 2018, the sound and fury of racial and religious rhetoric have pushed the agenda of social inclusion and moderation to the back burner.
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SEBERANG PERAI (May 24): Three top executives from a Penang-based developer company have been charged at the Special Sessions Court for Corruption here for graft.
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SEBERANG PERAI (May 24): Three top executives from a Penang-based developer company have been charged at the Special Sessions Court for Corruption here for graft.
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KUALA LUMPUR, May 24 — In a surprise tweet today, Maszlee Malik has admitted that he is aware of his flaws in serving as the education minister.
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BUTTERWORTH: Three top officials from a development company were charged in the Sessions Court here today with committing fraud against the Penang government by using fake documents to obtain Bumipute...
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Getting affordable education as a Malay is like shooting fish in a barrel.
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KUALA LUMPUR (May 23): Kejuruteraan Asastera Bhd saw 15 million of its shares, representing a 4.48% stake in the company, traded off-market today.
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KUALA LUMPUR, May 23 — Politicians should respect the Constitution and the so-called social contract that guarantees Bumiputera rights, Tun Dr Mahathir Mohamad’s aide has said today amid an ongoin...
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MP SPEAKS | For the past one year since May 9, 2018, the sound and fury of racial and religious rhetoric have pushed the agenda of social inclusion and moderation into the back burner.
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MAY 23 — Getting affordable education as a Malay is like shooting fish in a barrel.
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Minister in the Prime Minister’s Department Mujahid Yusof Rawa recently said: “I hope all parties will stop issuing statements regarding the matriculation quota system in order to respect the deci...
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KUALA LUMPUR, May 21 — Universiti Putra Malaysia (UPM) today defended Education Minister Maszlee Malik’s statement on the retention of the 90 per cent Bumiputera quota amid the expansion of matric...
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KUALA LUMPUR - Malaysia's unpopular Education Minister Maszlee Malik has stumbled into another controversy, even as two new petitions at change.org called on the government to remove him.
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KOTA KINABALU: Parti Bersatu Sabah has urged the state government to take over the task of running the education system in Sabah from the federal government without delay.
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KUALA LUMPUR: Universiti Utara Malaysia (UUM) has come out in support of the Cabinet’s decision to maintain the entry quota of 90% for Bumiputera students and 10% for non-Bumiputera students for the...
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KUALA LUMPUR (May 17): The institutional investors' portion of HPTM Holdings Bhd's initial public offering (IPO) shares is fully taken up, according to Hong Leong Investment Bank (HLIB) head of equity...
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I refer to Education Minister Maszlee Malik’s argument on the matriculation quota and Mandarin requirements for jobs.
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KUALA LUMPUR: HPMT Holdings Bhd, which manufactures and distributes cutting tools for metalworks, will raise RM42.3mil from its proposed listing on the Main Market of Bursa Malaysia.
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KUALA LUMPUR (May 17): HPMT Holdings Bhd's initial public offering (IPO) price has been set at 56 sen a share and the group is expected to list on Bursa Malaysia's Main Market on June 12, 2019.
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GEORGE TOWN: DAP’s P Ramasamy today criticised Education Minister Maszlee Malik for linking the quota system in the government’s matriculation programme with trends in the employment market, sayin...
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GEORGE TOWN, May 17 ― P. Ramasamy today described fellow Pakatan Harapan (PH) colleague Maszlee Malik as “no different” from Barisan Nasional (BN) politicians after the education minister’s re...
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GEORGE TOWN: Education Minister Maszlee Malik has defended the matriculation programme’s preference for Bumiputera students, saying those calling for the pre-university course to be opened to other ...
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KUALA LUMPUR, May 15 — Umno vice-president Datuk Seri Mohamed Khaled Nordin has challenged Tun Daim Zainuddin to prove his assertion that the matriculation system is irrelevant today as the racial i...
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PETALING JAYA: It is worrying that stocks, bonds and ringgit are under pressure, one year after Pakatan Harapan (PH) rose to power, says Gerakan national president Datuk Dr Dominic Lau Hoe Chai.
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KUALA LUMPUR (May 14): Penang-based steel player Tashin Holdings Bhd, en route to list on the ACE Market of Bursa Malaysia by August, expects its initial public offering (IPO) to further strengthen it...
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KUALA LUMPUR, May 13 — Pakatan Harapan’s (PH) win in the Sandakan by-election does not guarantee that the same “winning formula” can be repeated elsewhere in Malaysia, DAP’s Bangi MP Ong Kia...
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KOTA KINABALU, May 12 — DAP’s victory in the Sandakan parliamentary by-election shows the people’s insistence for Pakatan Harapan (PH) and the state government under Parti Warisan Sabah to conti...
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KOTA KINABALU: An analyst has attributed the low voter turnout in the Sandakan by-election yesterday to the timing of the polls as it fell in between two significant dates.
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KOTA KINABALU: Parti Bersatu Sabah (PBS), which yesterday lost the Sandakan by-election, has urged police not to leave “any stone unturned” in their probe of alleged vote-buying in the by-election...
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SANDAKAN, May 11 — An initial count estimates that 54.22 per cent out of the 39,684 registered voters in Sandakan turned out to cast their ballots today, said Sabah police commissioner Datuk Omar Ma...
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SANDAKAN, May 11 — All 19 polling centres for the Sandakan Parliamentary by-election were closed at 5pm after having been opened at 7.30am.
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KUALA LUMPUR, May 11 — Just over half of the 39,684 registered voters in Sandakan have cast their ballots by 4pm today, the Election Commission (EC) announced.
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KUALA LUMPUR, May 11 ― Less than half of the 39,684 registered voters in Sandakan have cast their ballots by 3pm today, the Election Commission (EC) announced.
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SANDAKAN (May 11): Twenty-seven percent voter turnout has been recorded for the Sandakan Parliamentary by-election from the moment the polling centres were opened at 7.30am until 11am today.
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SANDAKAN: Twelve-percent voter turnout has been recorded for the Sandakan parliamentary by-election from the moment the polling centres were opened at 7.30am until 9am today.
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KUALA LUMPUR, May 11 ― An estimated 20 per cent of the 39,684 registered voters in Sandakan have cast their ballots by 10am today, the Election Commission (EC) announced.
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SANDAKAN: Polling for the Sandakan parliamentary by-election began as soon as 19 polling stations involving 90 polling streams opened at 7.30am today.
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SANDAKAN, May 11 ― A total of 136 policemen have been stationed at 19 voting centers for the Sandakan by-election from 7.30am to 5pm today.
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SANDAKAN, May 11 ― Polling for the Sandakan parliamentary by-election began as soon as 19 polling stations involving 90 polling streams opened at 7.30am today.
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PUTRAJAYA (May 9): A monitoring agency should be formed to scrutinise the “shared prosperity” economic model spanning until 2030 that was announced today, said Home Minister Tan Sri Muhyiddin Yass...
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PUTRAJAYA, May 9 — Prime Minister Tun Dr Mahathir Mohamad has reiterated Putrajaya’s economic model of “shared prosperity” for the nation, which aims to build Malaysia into a sustainable devel...
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KUALA LUMPUR: Leong Hup International Bhd's offer of 73 million shares for the retail portion of its initial public offering (IPO) has been oversubscribed by 3.64 times.
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KUALA LUMPUR (May 7): Leong Hup International Bhd’s initial public offering (IPO) of 937.5 million shares has been oversubscribed by 3.64 times.
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KUALA LUMPUR: Poultry giant Leong Hup International Bhd's initial public offer (IPO) of 73 million shares to the Malaysian public was oversubscribed by 3.64 times.
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PUTRAJAYA: Dr Mahathir Mohamad today weighed in on the debate over the limited number of places for non-Malay students at the government’s matriculation centres, saying the pre-university programme ...
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KUALA LUMPUR, May 6 — DAP today reaffirmed its commitment towards defending the rights of the Bumiputera, including the Malays, the sovereignty of the King and the Malay Rulers, the special status o...
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MAY 2 — The self-appointed defenders of race and religion claim they incessantly work overtime to elevate the Malay race to parity in an unforgiving world.
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KUALA LUMPUR (April 30): Steel pole maker Mestron Holdings Bhd has announced an initial public offering (IPO) of 158 million new shares en route to a listing on Bursa Malaysia's ACE Market.
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KUALA LUMPUR: Steel pole manufacturer Mestron Holding Bhd will issue 158 million new shares or 20% of the enlarged share capital under its flotation exercise.
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PUTRAJAYA: Education Minister Maszlee Malik today defended Putrajaya’s controversial decision to maintain the 90% quota for Bumiputera students in the ministry’s matriculation programme and increa...
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KUALA LUMPUR (April 29): Sime Darby Property Bhd has seen strong demand for homes at the latest instalment of its Elmina Valley development, with the first phase of the instalment sold out.
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KUALA LUMPUR: Sime Darby Property's Elmina Valley Five (EV5) has attracted strong demand as buyers snapped up 90% of 373 units on offer during the weekend launches.
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PETALING JAYA: Rumblings of discontent within Sabah PPBM are starting to surface, according to a party insider, barely a month after Pakatan Harapan chairman Dr Mahathir Mohamad launched the party in ...
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SANDAKAN: It is going to be a five-cornered fight in the Sandakan parliamentary by-election on May 11.
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KUALA LUMPUR, April 26 ― DAP will use its rocket logo in the Sandakan by-election when representing the ruling Sabah coalition that includes Warisan, Pakatan Harapan and Upko, said Datuk Seri Shafie...
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Education Minister Maszlee Malik has announced that the Bumiputera quota for matriculation programmes will remain at 90% while increasing the intake from 25,000 to 40,000.
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PETALING JAYA: Putrajaya’s controversial decision to maintain the 90% quota for Bumiputera students in the education ministry’s matriculation programme has invited criticism from BN leaders.
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KUALA LUMPUR, April 25 — Datuk Seri Anwar Ibrahim today said that the government's move to retain the Bumiputera quota for matriculation programmes, while increasing the total student intake to 40,0...
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KUALA LUMPUR, April 25 — MIC Central Working Committee member P. Punithan today said that the government's decision to retain Bumiputera quota for matriculation programmes, while increasing the numb...
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KUALA LUMPUR: Anwar Ibrahim today defended Putrajaya’s decision to maintain the 90% quota for Bumiputera students in the education ministry’s matriculation programme, saying this was to allay the ...