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FIVE potential prosecution witnesses in the ongoing trial of Datuk Seri Najib Razak on the misappropriation of RM42 million from SRC international Sdn Bhd have since died, the investigating officer of...
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KUALA LUMPUR (Aug 13): Today marks the beginning of what is likely to be the final week of the prosecution's case for Datuk Seri Najib Razak's SRC International Sdn Bhd trial at the High Court here, a...
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KUALA LUMPUR (Aug 13): Today marks the beginning of what is likely to be the final week of the prosecution's case for Datuk Seri Najib Razak's SRC International Sdn Bhd trial at the High Court here, a...
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KUALA LUMPUR (Aug 10): Five witnesses in the ongoing trial of Datuk Seri Najib Razak (pictured) on the alleged misappropriation of RM42 million from SRC international Sdn Bhd have passed away, the inv...
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KUALA LUMPUR: The High Court here was told that five witnesses in the corruption case involving SRC International Sdn Bhd have since passed away.
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KUALA LUMPUR: A Malaysian Anti-Corruption Commission (MACC) senior assistant commissioner told the High Court here today that he failed to get the original minutes of meetings of SRC International Sdn...
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KUALA LUMPUR (Aug 9): Five witnesses in the ongoing trial of Datuk Seri Najib Razak on the alleged misappropriation of RM42 million from SRC international Sdn Bhd have passed away, the investigating o...
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KUALA LUMPUR: Former Finance Minister II Datuk Seri Ahmad Husni Hanadzlah admitted in the High Court here today that he lied to the media over the reason for his resignation in 2016 because he was cov...
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Shafie (front) at the state assembly.
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KOTA KINABALU: Taking legal action against the Federal Government on the issue of the state’s revenue rights is not judicious, asserts Datuk Seri Mohd Shafie Apdal.
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KOTA KINABALU (Aug 7): Taking legal action against the Federal Government on the issue of the State's revenue rights is not judicious, asserts Datuk Seri Mohd Shafie Apdal.
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KOTA KINABALU, Aug 7 — Taking legal action against the federal government on the issue of the state’s revenue rights is not judicious, asserts Datuk Seri Mohd Shafie Apdal.
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PUTRAJAYA (Aug 7): National Economic Action Council member Tan Sri Rafidah Aziz today suggested the formation of a special task force with combined expertise including academics to think ahead and com...
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PUTRAJAYA: National Economic Action Council member Tan Sri Rafidah Aziz today suggested the formation of of a special task force with combined expertise including academics to think ahead and come up ...
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KOTA KINABALU, Aug 7 — The Sabah government has proposed guidelines for how the federal administration could repay the state for arrears accrued under the Special Grants clause of the Federal Consti...
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GEORGE TOWN: Rising sea levels could put land reclamation in danger if there are no provisions to increase the levels of artificial islands above the current sea level.
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GEORGE TOWN: Chief Minister Chow Kon Yeow assures fishermen worried about the Penang South Reclamation (PSR) project that their rice bowl will be protected.
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GEORGE TOWN: The Penang government today assured fishermen protesting against the three islands reclamation project their concerns and demands would be looked into.
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KOTA KINABALU: Barisan Nasional (BN) will offer more power and autonomy to state governments through a “new deal for the people” if it manages to wrest power from Pakatan Harapan (PH) in the next ...
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KUALA LUMPUR: The High Court here heard yesterday that former prime minister Datuk Seri Najib Razak signed a draft memorandum concerning the transfer of SRC International Sdn Bhd on the bonnet of a ca...
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IPOH: The Ipoh Datuk Bandar position, which was vacant for more that four months, has finally been filled by former Selangor deputy state secretary (development), Datuk Ahmad Suaidi Abdul Rahim, 49.
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IPOH: Selangor state Economic Planning Unit director Datuk Ahmad Suaidi Abdul Rahim is reported to be the next Ipoh Datuk Bandar.
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KUALA LUMPUR - A former SRC Inter­national Sdn Bhd chairman clashed with the defence of Datuk Seri Najib Razak over the word "government", which the witness had equated with the latter in his writte...
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PETALING JAYA (June 18): An academician has called on the state governments to dissolve state investment arms, the Menteri Besar Incorporated (MBI) and Chief Minister Incorporated (CMI). Prof Edmun...
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KUALA LUMPUR (June 18): SRC International Sdn Bhd’s ex-chairman Tan Sri Ismee Ismail maintained his view that directives from the government to the former 1Malaysia Development Bhd (1MDB) unit thro...
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PETALING JAYA: An academician has called on the state governments to dissolve state investment arms, the Menteri Besar Inc (MBI) and Chief Minister Inc (CMI).
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KUALA LUMPUR: A former SRC Inter­national Sdn Bhd chairman clashed with the defence of Datuk Seri Najib Razak over the word “government”, which the witness had equated with the latter in his written statement.
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KUALA LUMPUR: The 39th prosecution witness in Datuk Seri Najib Tun Razak’s trial yesterday said he associated the word “government” with the then prime minister.
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PETALING JAYA: An academician has called on the state governments to dissolve state investment arms, the Mentri Besar Incorporated (MBI) and Chief Minister Incorporated (CMI). Prof Edmund Terence Gom...
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KUALA LUMPUR (June 17): It turns out that there were even more secret transactions involving SRC International Sdn Bhd funds that were concealed from its board of directors, including the application ...
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KUALA LUMPUR: A witness and Datuk Seri Najib Razak's defence team clashed over the word "government" the during the latter's corruption trial involving RM42mil of SRC International Sdn Bhd.
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KUALA LUMPUR (June 17): It turns out that there were even more secret transactions involving SRC International Sdn Bhd funds that were concealed from its board of directors.
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KUALA LUMPUR (June 17): Former SRC International Sdn Bhd chairman Tan Sri Ismee Ismail will be cross-examined for the sixth day today in Datuk Seri Najib Razak's criminal breach of trust, abuse of po...
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KUALA LUMPUR: The 39th witness in Datuk Seri Najib Abdul Razak’s trial today denied that the proposal to change ownership of SRC International Sdn Bhd from 1Malaysia Development Berhad (1MDB) to Min...
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KUALA LUMPUR (Bernama): The 39th witness in Datuk Seri Najib Razak's trial on Friday (June 14) denied that the proposal to change ownership of SRC International Sdn Bhd from 1Malaysia Development Berhad (1MDB) to Minister of Finance (Incorporated) (MKD) was mooted by the company itself.
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IT was the first day of Hari Raya but Iskandar Salleh was not in a celebratory mood.
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KUALA LUMPUR: Military helicopters bought during the previous administration for over RM300 million have yet to be delivered to the Royal Malaysian Army, a source close to investigations into allegati...
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WHEN 1Malaysia Development Bhd (1MDB) was given a government grant of only RM20 million, although it had sought RM3 billion for SRC International Sdn Bhd, the latter, led by its director Nik Faisal Ar...
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KUALA LUMPUR, May 15 — It’s Day 18 of Datuk Seri Najib Razak’s criminal trial today, but what if you have not kept track of all the goings-on in court or are just simply overwhelmed by all the s...
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KUCHING: A Sarawak minister has questioned a DAP assemblyman for saying the RM1 billion debt with the federal government, to be set off against payment for upgrade works on dilapidated schools in the ...
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IPOH, May 7 — The Perak state government should gazette areas yet to be earmarked for industrial development at Segari Melintang in Lumut as state parks, said Sahabat Alam Malaysia (SAM). SAM field ...
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KUALA LUMPUR (May 6): Former prime minister Datuk Seri Najib Razak supported the request by SRC International Sdn Bhd for a RM3.95 billion loan from Kumpulan Wang Persaraan (Diperbadankan) (KWAP) to b...
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KUALA LUMPUR (May 6): Former prime minister Datuk Seri Najib Razak supported the request by SRC International Sdn Bhd for a RM3.95 billion loan from Kumpulan Wang Persaraan (Diperbadankan) (KWAP) to b...
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GEORGE TOWN: Penang Chief Minister Chow Kon Yeow today disagreed with a suggestion that his government ought to accept the construction of an international airport in Kedah, as suggested by Finance Mi...
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The High Court was told that 1Malaysia Development Bhd (1MDB) asked for a RM3bil grant from the Economic Planning Unit (EPU) to set up its subsidiary SRC International Sdn Bhd, but failed to secure th...
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KUALA LUMPUR: The High Court here today was told that Economic Planning Unit (EPU) refused to approve a proposal by 1Malaysia Development Berhad (1MDB) for a RM3 billion grant as it would have amounte...
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KUALA LUMPUR: The High Court was told today that SRC International Sdn Bhd received a grant of RM20 million from the Malaysian government as startup capital.
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GEORGE TOWN (May 2): The construction of Kulim International Airport (KXP) is not complementary to Penang International Airport (PIA) and it is in fact a competitor to get companies to use its cargo...
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GEORGE TOWN: The construction of Kulim International Airport (KXP) is not complementary to Penang International Airport (PIA) and it is in fact a competitor to get companies to use its cargo service i...
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KUALA LUMPUR: The High Court was told that 1Malaysia Development Bhd (1MDB) asked for a RM3bil grant from the Economic Planning Unit (EPU) to set up its subsidiary SRC International Sdn Bhd, but failed to secure the amount.
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KUALA LUMPUR (May 2): The former Economic Planning Unit (EPU) deputy director-general (macro) of the Prime Minister's Department Datuk Dr Kamariah Noruddin told the High Court here today that 1Malaysi...
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KUALA LUMPUR, May 2 — State investment firm 1Malaysia Development Berhad (1MDB) solicited a RM3 billion federal grant directly via Datuk Seri Najib Razak to set up SRC International Sdn Bhd as a spe...
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BEIJING: The negotiations on the construction of the East Coast Rail Link (ECRL) by the previous Barisan Nasional government were not transparent and were conducted without any detailed study, Prime M...
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The negotiations on the construction of the East Coast Rail Link (ECRL) by the previous BN government were not transparent and were conducted without any detailed study, Prime Minister Dr Mahathir Moh...
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\ “It was the former Prime Minister (Datuk Seri Najib Tun Razak) who conducted the negotiations, there was no due diligence, no feasibility study,” he told a Malaysian media conference at the end...
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PUTRAJAYA, April 23 — Finance Minister Lim Guan Eng today denied a claim that 4,500 acres of land will be given for free to a China-owned company in the new East Coast Rail Link (ECRL) contract.
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IPOH (April 22): Perak has proposed to build oil and gas (O&G) processing centres in Teluk Senangin and Tanjung Hantu, in Manjung district, over the next four years.
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KUALA LUMPUR, April 22 — Malaysia could only renegotiate rather than cancel the East Coast Rail Link (ECRL) as China’s influence was already too rooted when Pakatan Harapan (PH) took over, accordi...
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KINI ROUNDUP | Here are key headlines you may have missed yesterday, in brief. 1.
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KUALA LUMPUR: Daim Zainuddin today claimed that former prime minister Najib Razak ignored advice by the Economic Planning Unit about the East Coast Rail Link when pushing for the RM65.5 billion rail p...
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KUALA LUMPUR (Bernama): Tun Daim Zainuddin has questioned whether it was a personal emissary of the former prime minister, who was working on his own, involved in direct discussions and negotiations over the old East Coast Rail Link (ECRL) contract.
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KUALA LUMPUR: DWL Resources Bhd has appointed former CEO of Mass Rapid Transit Corporation Sdn Bhd Datuk Seri Shahril Mokhtar as its managing director.
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KUALA LUMPUR (April 10): The price offered by Singapore’s Hotel Royal Ltd to acquire the Royale Chulan Bukit Bintang Hotel is almost twice the price quoted by Malaysian companies, Defence Minister M...
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KUALA LUMPUR (April 10): The price offered by Singapore’s Hotel Royal Ltd to acquire the Royale Chulan Bukit Bintang Hotel is almost twice the price quoted by Malaysian companies, Defence Minister M...
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The role of main contractor for the RM5.265 billion Klang Valley Double Track Phase 2 (KVDT2) project has seen lobbying intensify as the government prepares to retender the job.
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KUALA LUMPUR (March 20): The conditions for the sale of the Royale Chulan Bukit Bintang Hotel have yet to be fulfilled and as such the hotel still belongs to Boustead Holdings Bhd.
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IPOH, March 20 — The defence minister’s office has reiterated that the Royale Chulan Bukit Bintang Hotel still belongs to Boustead Holdings Berhad.
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KUALA LUMPUR (March 15): Boustead Holdings Bhd inked a sale and purchase agreement (SPA) today with Singapore's Hotel Royal Ltd to sell its Royale Chulan Bukit Bintang Hotel for RM197 million, cash, j...
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KUALA LUMPUR, March 15 — Boustead Holdings Bhd (BHB), which is disposing of the Royale Chulan Bukit Bintang Hotel in Kuala Lumpur to Singapore-listed Hotel Royal Ltd for RM197 million in cash, expec...
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KUALA LUMPUR (March 15): Boustead Holdings Bhd inked a sale and purchase agreement (SPA) today with Singapore's Hotel Royal Ltd to sell its Royale Chulan Bukit Bintang Hotel for RM197 million, cash, j...
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PUTRAJAYA: An economist has called for the role of government-linked companies (GLCs), including national carrier Malaysia Airlines Berhad, to be more clearly defined.
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A leading local economist has called for the role of government-linked companies (GLCs), including national carrier Malaysia Airlines Bhd, to be more clearly defined.
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IPOH, March 13 — The forest farm development project at the Kledang Saiong and Bukit Kiara Forest Reserves is still on, Datuk Seri Ahmad Faizal Azumu said today.
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PUTRAJAYA, 13 Mac — A leading local economist has called for the role of government-linked companies (GLCs), including national carrier Malaysia Airlines Bhd, to be more clearly defined.
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PUTRAJAYA (March 13): A leading local economist has called for the role of government-linked companies (GLCs), including national carrier Malaysia Airlines Bhd, to be more clearly defined.
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KUALA LUMPUR (March 12): The Defence Minister’s Office yesterday said former Prime Minister Datuk Seri Najib Tun Razak still did not understand the process in the sale of Hotel Royale Chulan in Buki...
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KUALA LUMPUR: The Defence Minister’s Office today said former Prime Minister Datuk Seri Najib Abdul Razak (pix) does not understand the process in the sale of the Royale Chulan Hotel in Bukit Bintan...
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KUALA LUMPUR, March 12 ― The Defence Minister’s Office today said former Prime Minister Datuk Seri Najib Razak still did not understand the process in the sale of Hotel Royale Chulan in Bukit Bint...
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KUALA LUMPUR (March 11): The Defence Minister’s Office today said former Prime Minister Datuk Seri Najib Tun Razak still did not understand the process in the sale of Hotel Royale Chulan in Bukit Bi...
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PUTRAJAYA: Datuk Nik Azman Nik Abdul Majid (pix), the Economic Affairs Ministry secretary-general, is the new auditor-general.
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PUTRAJAYA, March 8 ― Datuk Nik Azman Nik Abdul Majid, the Economic Affairs Ministry secretary-general, is the new auditor-general.
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PUTRAJAYA (March 8): Datuk Nik Azman Nik Abdul Majid, the Economic Affairs Ministry secretary-general, is the new auditor-general.
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KUALA LUMPUR: The Malaysian Rugby Union’s (MRU) long wait for the country’s first rugby stadium is finally over.
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KUALA LUMPUR (Feb 21): Datuk Kong Sooi Lin has decided to retire after serving CIMB group in various capacities for over 25 years.
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BUTTERWORTH: The former boss of the Penang Regional Development Authority (Perda) today said he welcomed civil suits from the current leadership to recover “losses from cheaply-sold land”.
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A land deal worth RM323 million inked by the Social Security Organisation (Socso) in March last year is currently being scrutinised by the Human Resources Ministry.
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The announcement of the Economic Action Council (EAC) is no surprise as Dr Mahathir Mohamad had resorted to something similar during the 1998 financial and economic crisis.
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SEMENYIH: The construction project of a school in Taman Pelangi here which has been delayed for six years is expected to be completed by October 2020, says Education Minister Dr Maszlee Malik.
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KAJANG: Education Minister Maszlee Malik today defended his official visit to schools in Semenyih, just a day after another minister attracted criticism for his working visit to the state constituency...
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KUALA LUMPUR, Feb 7 — Umno acting president Datuk Seri Mohamad Hasan today said that the party will form its own committee to research voters and collect data, in preparation for the 15th general el...
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KOTA KINABALU: The Sabah government has asked the federal government to defer the launch of the newly-drafted Rural Development Policy until the state has been given a chance to participate in its for...
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In 1970, 49.3% of Malaysians were poor but, according to the Economic Planning Unit (EPU), government initiatives managed to reduce it to 0.4% in 2016.
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COMMENT | My article, ‘Patronage is king in new Malaysia?’, has elicited much response from those associated with the Pakatan Harapan government.
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MELAKA, Jan 18 — Low-cost airline AirAsia Bhd is expected to start operations at the Melaka International Airport (LTAM) in Batu Berendam here with the launch of at least a domestic or an internatio...
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KOTA KINABALU: Works Minister Baru Bian says only 10% of the multi-billion ringgit Pan Borneo Highway has been completed in Sabah so far.
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PUTRAJAYA, Dec 28 — Youth and Sports Minister Syed Saddiq Syed Abdul Rahman denied his ministry did not discuss with Johor state government on hosting the 2020 Malaysia Games (Sukma).