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GEORGE TOWN - Malaysia's federal government has given the green light for the reclamation of three islands off the southern coast of Penang island, a project that has been panned by environmentalists ...
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KOTA KINABALU: The Sabah government is considering “island settlements” to address the influx of fleeing immigrants from neighbouring countries, says Datuk Seri Mohd Shafie Apdal.
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KOTA KINABALU (April 16): The Sabah Chief Minister has dismissed allegations that the State Government issued identity cards to illegal immigrants, saying only a Federal Government agency is empowered...
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THE Consumers’ Association of Penang (CAP) and Sahabat Alam Malaysia (SAM) are very upset by the Penang Chief Minister’s announcement yesterday that the Environmental Impact Assessment (EIA) for t...
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KOTA KINABALU: Sabah hopes to see the United States remove Malaysia from its "K" list of potential kidnapping risks in the state's east coast, says Datuk Seri Mohd Shafie Apdal.
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LETTER | The Consumers’ Association of Penang (CAP) and Sahabat Alam Malaysia (SAM) are very upset by the announcement by Penang Chief Minister Chow Kon Yeow today that the Environmental Impact Asse...
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KOTA KINABALU: More pragmatic approaches, including amending immigration laws, may expedite the resolution of documentation issues in Sabah, says the Human Rights Commission of Malaysia (Suhakam).
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KUCHING: A China-based Fortune 500 company and Sarawak State Economic Development Corp (SDEC) plan to jointly invest in a US$1.8bil (RM7.4bil) pulp and paper manufacturing plant in Samalaju Industrial Park, Bintulu.
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KOTA KINABALU: Parti Warisan Sabah and its state-level Pakatan Harapan partners will do their best to put a stop to the coalition's losing streak in the upcoming Sandakan by-election.
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SANDAKAN: Malaysian hostage Jari Abdullah, who died a few days after escaping from the Abu Sayyaf in southern Philippines, was laid to rest at the Kampung Sim-Sim Muslim cemetery here.
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KUCHING: It was a "mishandling" that led to the less than satisfactory wording of the constitutional amendment to restore Sabah and Sarawak as equal partners, says Datuk Patinggi Abang Johari Tun Openg.
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SANDAKAN: Malaysian hostage Jari Abdullah was laid to rest at the Kampung Sim-Sim Muslim cemetery here on Friday (April 12).
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KUALA LUMPUR (April 12): Cahya Mata Sarawak Bhd (CMSB) is confident of holding on to its road maintenance concessions in Sarawak which end in June 2019.
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Politics is the main reason for the failure of the amendment bill to restore Sarawak’s rights to be passed by Parliament with the GPS coalition from Sarawak, BN and PAS members abstaining.
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KOTA KINABALU: A former operations manager with a palm oil company is the first to announce his intention to contest the Sandakan parliamentary by-election.
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KUALA LUMPUR (April 11): Cahya Mata Sarawak Bhd (CMSB) is confident of holding on to its road maintenance concessions in Sarawak which end in June 2019.
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KOTA KINABALU: Putrajaya’s promise to Sabah, including the 40% federal revenue and 20% oil royalties, is still on the table despite failure to push through the amendment to restore the status of Sabah and Sarawak, says Chief Minister Datuk Seri Mohd Shafie Apdal.
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PETALING JAYA: DWL Resources Bhd, formerly known as Spring Gallery Bhd saw 10 million shares transacted in an off-market deal on Wednesday, following recent changes in shareholding of the company.
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GEORGE TOWN (April 10): A freelance translator told the High Court here yesterday that she had translated three news articles on the sale of land at Peel Avenue to Island Hospital from a text given to...
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KOTA KINABALU: Parti Bersatu Sabah (PBS) will decide whether to contest the Sandakan parliamentary by-election after discussions with Parti Solidariti Tanah Airku (STAR), its ally in Gabungan Bersatu ...
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GEORGE TOWN: Penang’s Chief Minister Incorporated (CMI), the state government investment arm, is not subject to federal audit, and has no accounts, or board members, former chief minister Lim Guan E...
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KOTA KINABALU: De facto law minister Liew Vui Keong lost to a political secretary to the chief minister in the contest to become the Batu Sapi Warisan division chief yesterday.
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SEMPORNA: The Parti Warisan Sabah-led state government will continue to work with the Pakatan Harapan federal government, says Chief Minister Datuk Seri Mohd Shafie Apdal.
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PETALING JAYA: Analysts agree that PPBM’s expansion into Sabah will eat into Warisan’s power base but have different views on how it should “handle” Prime Minister Dr Mahathir Mohamad’s part...
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GEORGE TOWN: A malfunctioned air-conditioning unit has been blamed for the smoke at Komtar on Friday which forced about 2,000 civil servants and state exco members, including the Chief Minister, to evacuate the building.The Penang Development Corporation’s Setia Urus deputy chief executive officer Saw Kean Thai said initial investigation by the Fire and Rescue Department identified that the thick smoke from the building at 2.45pm was from a “smouldering insulation of the air-conditioning duct”.
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BEAUFORT: The issue of stateless children in Sabah which has protracted for so long, should be dealt with jointly by the state and federal governments.
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BEAUFORT: The issue of stateless children in Sabah, which has been a protracted matter, should be dealt with jointly by the state and federal governments.
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BEAUFORT, April 6 — The issue of stateless children in Sabah which has protracted for so long should be dealt with jointly by the state and federal governments.
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The Cabinet has approved the restructuring of the Committee on the Management of Foreign Nationals in Sabah (JKPWS) to address the issue of the residents’ identification documentation, said Home Min...
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SARIKEI: Although the state government supports any amendment to the Federal Constitution to restore the rights of Sarawak as equal partner in the Malaysian federation, these amendments must be of a substantive nature and not merely in form, says Datuk Patinggi Abang Johari Tun Openg.
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KUALA LUMPUR (April 5): G3 Global Bhd has appointed a new managing director and executive chairman effective immediately.
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KUCHING, April 2 — Dayak National Congress (DNC) today called on the Sarawak government to train Native Court judges on the complexities of the legal system and native customary laws.
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KUALA LUMPUR (April 1): The discussion with the Sabah state government on the state's oil royalty will be conducted upon conclusion of talks with Sarawak, said the Ministry of Economic Affairs (MoEA)....
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MELAKA: Several of Melaka's executive councillors (excos) as well as its Chief Minister have become targets of "political paparazzis", says Melaka exco Norhizam Hassan Baktee after a fresh video of him trying to stop a trishaw rider from recording a video of him went viral on Wednesday (March 27).
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GEORGE TOWN (March 25): Finance Minister Lim Guan Eng told the High Court here today that the Penang Government paid RM11.2 million to HSSI Sdn Bhd for its role as an independent inspection engineer f...
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SEREMBAN: Malaysians are awaiting the resignation of Negeri Sembilan Menteri Besar and Seremban International Golf Club president, Aminuddin Harun this morning upon learning businesses serving alcoh...
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KUALA LUMPUR (March 21): Economic Affairs Minister Datuk Seri Mohamed Azmin Ali has given assurance that the new international airport to be built in Kulim, Kedah, will be entirely funded by the priva...
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KUALA LUMPUR (March 21): Economic Affairs Minister Datuk Seri Mohamed Azmin Ali has given assurance that the new international airport to be built in Kulim, Kedah, will be entirely funded by the priva...
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GEORGE TOWN: The Northern Corridor Implementation Authority (NCIA) has proposed several projects to implement in the four northern states, says Chow Kon Yeow.
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KOTA KINABALU, March 19 — Sabah Chief Minister Datuk Seri Mohd Shafie Apdal wants the authorities to continue weeding out suspected terrorists in the state after police announced the arrest of 13 pe...
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PETALING JAYA: Former Gerakan vice-president Datuk Dr Goh Cheng Teik has passed away on Sunday at the age of 75.
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KUCHING, March 18 — Sarawak’s autonomy on immigration should be credited for the state’s religious and racial harmony, Chief Minister Datuk Patinggi Abang Johari Openg said today.
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KUCHING (March 13): Primary Industries Minister Teresa Kok says it is unfair for the European Commission (EC) to single out palm oil as a high indirect land-use change (ILUC) risk and soy bean as a lo...
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KOTA BELUD, March 10 — The amendment to Article 1(2) of the Federal Constitution scheduled to be tabled at the next Parliament session is vital for Sabah’s struggle to restore its rights and the r...
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GEORGE TOWN: It was a pleasant surprise for retired pharmacy assistant Eva Kee when she received a carnation from the Chief Minister on Women’s Day.
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KUCHING (March 8): Sarawak Chief Minister Datuk Patinggi Abang Johari Tun Openg tonight said the State Government is happy with the negotiation with regards to the State’s rights under the Malaysia ...
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KUCHING, March 8 — Parti Rakyat Sarawak (PRS) today urged Chief Minister Datuk Patinggi Abang Johari Openg to punish those who want to destabilise the state ruling Gabungan Parti Sarawak (GPS). Its ...
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PUTRAJAYA (March 8): The Court of Appeal is awaiting the Federal Court's decision on whether heads of state and federal government are considered public officers before it hears the appeal by Puncak N...
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GEORGE TOWN (March 6): Some tenants evicted from the Taman Manggis people’s housing project (PPR) carried out a peaceful protest in front of the project and later marched to Komtar after their homes...
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Tandek assemblyperson Anita Baranting today left Parti Bersatu Sabah – of which she has been a member since its formation 34 years ago – to join Warisan.
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GEORGE TOWN, March 6 — A group of tenants who were evicted from the Taman Manggis people’s housing project (PPR) held a peaceful protest in front of the project before marching to Komtar in anger ...
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KUALA LUMPUR, March 5— Former Sabah chief minister Tan Sri Musa Aman today claimed trial to 16 money laundering charges amounting to approximately RM160 million.
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Finance Minister Lim Guan Eng has called blogger Raja Petra Kamarudin’s allegations of corruption involving the Penang Undersea Tunnel Project as “ridiculous lies”.Lim, who is also former Penang...
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KUALA LUMPUR, Mar 2 — The recent concerted attacks on PAS may be an excuse to cover up issues surrounding the Penang undersea tunnel project, PAS information chief Nasrudin Hassan said today.
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MIRI (Feb 26): Miri City Council (MCC) is seeking a fund of RM13 million from the Sarawak state government to implement 13 special development projects that have been proposed for the city.
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KUCHING: The Sarawak Chief Minister’s Department has issued an instruction to 11 Residents, 29 district officers (DOs) and seven sub-district offices to assist the federal Treasury in the distributi...
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KUCHING, Feb 24 — Deputy Chief Minister Datuk Amar Douglas Uggah Embas today denied an allegation by a Pakatan Harapan (PH) deputy minister that the state government had instructed district officers...
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KUCHING (Feb 22): The Sarawak Malaysian Anti-Corruption Commission (MACC) will give priority to investigating the case involving State Assistant Minister for E-Commerce, Datuk Naroden Majais for alleg...
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KUCHING: The Sarawak Malaysian Anti-Corruption Commission (MACC) will give priority to investigating the case involving state Assistant Minister for E-Commerce, Datuk Naroden Majais for alleged abuse ...
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KUCHING, Feb 22 ― The state government has appointed former Sarawak Malaysian Anti-Corruption Commission (MACC) deputy director Zulhairy Zaidel as the first director of the State Integrity and Ombud...
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KUCHING: Sarawak has received RM100 million from the Federal government, as promised, to repair 33 schools in Sarawak, Education Minister Dr Maszlee Malik said yesterday.
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KUCHING, Feb 20 ― Sarawak has received RM100 million from the federal government, as promised, to repair 33 schools in Sarawak, Education Minister Maszlee Malik said yesterday.
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KUCHING (Feb 19): Sarawak has received RM100 million from the Federal government, as promised, to repair 33 schools in Sarawak, Education Minister Dr Maszlee Malik said today.
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SRI AMAN: The Sarawak state government is no longer alone in the process of surveying Native Customary Rights (NCR) land because the federal government has recently approved an allocation of RM10.5 mi...
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KUCHING, Feb 18 — The Sarawak Division of the Malaysian Trades Union Congress (MTUC) today called on the state government to priority to improving integrity, reducing corruption and to ensure that w...
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I will have to borrow the tagline from the movie Jaws ll — the sequel to Steven Spielberg’s Jaws.
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TAWAU: It is vital for the cooperation between Petronas and the Sabah government to be maintained to ensure that the oil and gas sector in the state can continue to grow and create more jobs for Sabah...
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TAWAU, Feb 17 — Sabah Chief Minister, Datuk Seri Mohd Shafie Apdal will issue a statement from Kota Kinabalu tomorrow on the decision by Parti Pribumi Bersatu Malaysia (PPBM) to enter the state.
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KOTA KINABALU: Parti Warisan Sabah deputy president Datuk Darell Leiking says they would leave it to party president Datuk Seri Mohd Shafie Apdal to react to the move by Parti Pribumi Bersatu Malaysia (Bersatu) to set up shop in Sabah.
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KOTA KINABALU: Parti Bersatu Sabah (PBS) president Maximus Ongkili said the entry of the Dr Mahathir Mohamad-led PPBM to Sabah could further divide the votes of the Malay-Muslim community in the state...
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KUCHING, Feb 14 — Leaders from Gabungan Parti Sarawak (GPS) and Parti Bersatu Sabah (PBS) today officially agreed on a political partnership to pursue issues of common interest, particularly in rein...
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Bersatu chairperson Dr Mahathir Mohamad said that the party is not subject to anybody else's opinion and would discuss within the party on whether they would set up a chapter in Sabah.He was respondin...
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KOTA KINABALU (Feb 12): The improving security situation in Sabah has given foreign tourists more confidence of safety in the State, said Defence Minister Mohamad Sabu.
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KOTA KINABALU, Feb 12 — The improving security situation in Sabah has given foreign tourists more confidence in the state, said Defence Minister Mohamad Sabu.
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KUALA LUMPUR (Feb 11): The Northern Corridor Implementation Authority (NCIA) continues to drive the Government’s regional strategies in economic development agenda, while addressing regional develop...
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Sabah Chief Minister and Warisan president Mohd Shafie Apdal has met with Prime Minister Dr Mahathir Mohamad over talk that the latter’s party, Bersatu, plans to set up a chapter in the East Malaysi...
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KOTA KINABALU: The Malaysian Association of Tour and Travel Agents (Matta) has urged the Sabah government to set up a special bureau to promote the Sabah International Convention Centre (SICC). Matta ...
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GEORGE TOWN: Parti Pribumi Bersatu Malaysia (Bersatu) has yet to decide whether to spread its wings to Sabah, Tun Dr Mahathir Mohamad said today.
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GEORGE TOWN: PPBM has yet to decide whether to spread its wings to Sabah, Dr Mahathir Mohamad said today.
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GEORGE TOWN (Feb 8): Parti Pribumi Bersatu Malaysia (Bersatu) has yet to decide whether to spread its wings to Sabah, Tun Dr Mahathir Mohamad said today.
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GEORGE TOWN, Feb 8 — Parti Pribumi Bersatu Malaysia (PPBM) has yet to decide whether to spread its wings to Sabah, Tun Dr Mahathir Mohamad said today.
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KOTA KINABALU: Amid a slower economy, Datuk Seri Mohd Shafie Apdal stressed the need for local investments and called on Sabah businessmen to invest more in the state.
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KUCHING: More than 1,000 people of different races and religions enlivened the Chinese New Year open house of the Sarawak United People’s Party (SUPP) at Jalan Tan Sri Ong Kee Hui here, today.
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JANUARY 31 — Landlords are coming out saying that they should have a choice of who to rent their properties to.
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KUALA LUMPUR: Malaysia is having government-to-government level negotiations with China over the RM81 billion East Coast Rail Link (ECRL) project and any statement will be released only by Prime Mini...
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KOTA KINABALU: Many government-linked companies (GLCs) in Sabah have financial problems, discrepancies in their accounts, management issues and other burdens, says Datuk Seri Mohd Shafie Apdal.
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GEORGE TOWN (Jan 22): MCA has failed to think about the good of Penang and its people's future when they objected to the proposed water tariff review in the State, Penang Water Supply Corporation (PBA...
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KOTA KINABALU (Jan 18): The Sabah State government has assured the Inland Revenue Board of Malaysia (IRBM) of its support in ensuring that tax collection will be administered efficiently and effective...
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KUALA LUMPUR - Malaysia has denied approving the visit by the chief minister of Johor last week to a government vessel in waters it is claiming from Singapore.
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SANDAKAN (Jan 18): The Sabah State Government is offering Batu Putih People's Housing Project (PPR) units near here to about 180 residents of Kampung Tinusa 1 who have been forced to move from the ...
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KUALA LUMPUR - Malaysia has denied approving the visit by chief minister of Johor last week to a government vessel in waters it is claiming from Singapore.
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KUALA LUMPUR, Jan 18 ― Wisma Putra today did not back Johor Mentri Besar Datuk Osman Sapian’s visit to the Johor Baru port that sparked a diplomatic incident with Singapore, which considered it an...
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SANDAKAN: The Sabah State Government is offering Batu Putih People’s Housing Project (PPR) units near here to about 180 residents of Kampung Tinusa 1 who have been forced to move from the village on...
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JOHOR BAHRU: Johor Chief Minister Osman Sapian on Thursday (Jan 17) defended his decision to visit a Malaysian vessel anchored in Singapore waters, adding that his actions have been supported by gra...
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KUALA LUMPUR, Jan 17— Datuk Ambiga Sreenevasan today visited Sabah for the first time in years after the Warisan state government lifted all bans on activists following the 14th general election.
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KOTA KINABALU, Jan 15 — Parti Bersatu Sabah (PBS) is calling the Parti Warisan Sabah-led government out for their “U-turn” on building a dam on Sabah’s west coast after vocally opposing the pr...
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GEORGE TOWN: The Penang Water Supply Corporation (PBA) today said its water subsidies for households had become “unsustainable”.
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SEMPORNA, Jan 14 — The Sabah state government wants to do away with ‘squatting schools’ where some schools use the premises of other schools.
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PENANG (Jan 4): The Bukit Kukus landslide occurred owing to the lack of worksite safety, said Penang Chief Minister Chow Kon Yeow ( pictured) .
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SINGAPORE - Singapore will do its best to discuss all outstanding bilateral issues with Malaysia in a calm, reasonable and focused manner, said Foreign Minister Vivian Balakrishnan in Parliament on Mo...