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PETALING JAYA: An aide to Home Minister Muhyiddin Yassin has scoffed at suggestions in a local English daily that the PPBM leader was snubbed by the Johor palace in the selection process for the new m...
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Malaysian politicians, like their counterparts across the globe, took to social media to condemn the bombings at several churches and hotels in Sri Lanka, which have claimed close to 300 lives.
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KUALA LUMPUR, April 22 — Prime Minister Tun Dr Mahathir Mohamad acknowledged the inexperience of some ministers in the Pakatan Harapan (PH) administration but said he is always ready to provide guid...
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A fundamental thesis of this series of articles is that opponents do not talk to each other because they come from separate disciplines, cultures and beliefs.
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PETALING JAYA: Taking the middle path formula of compromise will enable the country to move towards a united nation that many Malaysians visualise, says moderation advocate Anas Zubedy.
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Football players in England are backing a 24-hour boycott of social media to demand a crackdown on racial abuse on the platforms.
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Leica draws fire from online commenters and is censored on Chinese social media platform Weibo; spokeswoman says the advert was not an officially sanctioned marketing film commissioned by the company.
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LETTER | As a Malaysian doctor who has done more than his fair share of contributing to the people of Sabah and Sarawak, I am disappointed with the politicians of East Malaysian states trying to amend...
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ALL Malaysians grow up with significant exposure to the popular culture of the United States, and most encounter some British or Australian culture or aspire to higher education in those countries, so...
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KUALA LUMPUR: The government is pushing for bigger reforms in the national education system, according to Prime Minister Tun Dr Mahathir Mohamad.
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A Malaysian was injured in a 6.1 magnitude earthquake in Hualien County, Taiwan today, according to the Foreign Ministry.
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IPOH: The state government will be launching a guide booklet for schoolchildren on how to protect themselves from sex offenders and violent abusers.
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The prospect of another five years in office for President Joko Widodo cheered Indonesia's financial markets on Thursday after unofficial election results indicated a comfortable win for the incumbent...
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This article is from an episode on Disrupting Japan.
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On April 15, Education Minister Maszlee Malik said the Permata programme for early childhood development – the brainchild of Rosmah Mansor, the wife of former prime minister Najib Razak – would be...
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The tip-off came from the FBI: details of an arrest in the United States, the accused’s social media profiles, and a host of photographs showing young Filipina girls engaged in sex acts.
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Nooryana Najwa Najib has criticised the government's decision to rename the Permata programme, which is her mother Rosmah Mansor's brainchild.
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KUALA LUMPUR: It never crossed Selinaah Muralitharan’s mind that she would be recognised as a poet among friends and family.
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KUCHING (April 15): The Sarawak Association for People’s Aspirations (SAPA) wants the Sarawak Government to move a motion in the upcoming meeting of the State Legislative Assembly to debate the stat...
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KUCHING: An NGO here said Sarawak and Sabah should to be referred to as “negara” instead of “negeri” in the Bahasa Malaysia version of the proposed amendment to the Federal Constitution.
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Medieval drama is known for its X-rated content, but audiences in China are unlikely to see much sex or violence. Scenes of nudity and swearing were cut from earlier instalments of the hit HBO series, which is broadcast by Tencent Video in China.
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LETTER | The recent inclination from the Prime Minister Dr Mahathir Mohamad to re-introduce English as a teaching medium for science subjects at the primary level in all schools was not welcomed by lo...
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KUCHING: A state rights NGO will stage a rally at Padang Merdeka here on April 28 to demand the restoration of Sabah and Sarawak's constitutional status as "negara".
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KUALA LUMPUR, April 15 — Prasarana Malaysia Bhd has not received the funds needed to overhaul Penang’s ageing ferry service nearly eight months after the Transport Ministry said it would allocate ...
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PUTRAJAYA: The government may impose measures to protect the ringgit again if speculators continue to attack the currency, says the Prime Minister.
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Prime Minister Tun Dr Mahathir Mohamad has stressed again the need to re-introduce English as the language of instruction for Mathematics and Science so that Malaysians are able to master the field of...
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PUTRAJAYA: Foreign workers will be a fourth force in the country if Malaysians continue to refuse jobs in sectors dominated by them, says Tun Dr Mahathir Mohamad.
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MUMBAI, April 12 — India’s biggest software exporters reported a surge in net profits today  thanks to strong revenue growth and a slew of big new deals.
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SHANGHAI, April 12 — Alibaba Group founder and billionaire Jack Ma has defended the gruelling overtime work culture at many of China’s tech companies, calling it a “huge blessing” for young wo...
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LETTER | For a political coalition that came into office in mid-2018 most unexpectedly and somewhat unprepared, the present government has done impeccably well in achieving effective control of the go...
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SEREMBAN: Campaigning in the Rantau by-election turned ugly today following a war of words that led to a scuffle between an NGO protesting the Dual Language Programme (DLP) in schools and Pakatan Hara...
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KUCHING, April 11 — Sarawak Reform Party (STAR) president Lina Soo said today she did not believe Putrajaya intended to restore Sarawak and Sabah to be on par with Peninsular Malaysia.
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PETALING JAYA: For the first time, two short stories from three Malaysians have been shortlisted for the 2019 Commonwealth Short Story Prize, one of the major short story writing competitions in the world.Pengap, a Malay story written by Lokman Hakim and translated into English by Adriana Nordin Manan, and My Mother Pattu by Saras Manickam join 21 other shortlisted stories.
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Taiwan-based Malaysian singer-­actor Nicholas Teo says he is happy to have a stable relationship with his partner of 10 years, Guang Ming Daily reported.
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YOURSAY | 'Now we know who the politicians who only pay lip service towards restoring Sabah and S'wak rights are.' Putrajaya fails in attempt to amend Federal Constitution Cocomomo: Sabahans and Saraw...
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PUTRAJAYA, April 10 — It is possible that the Malay language (Bahasa Melayu) can be used as the second language, apart from English, in discussing international issues in the Asean region, says Fore...
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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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SO last week, there was this person who said in the Dewan Rakyat that stealing is only a crime if you get caught.
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I REFER to the report “Do your homework on SPM cert, Teo told” (The Star, April 9).
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KUALA LUMPUR: The Malaysian University English Test (MUET) will remain as a pre-condition for students applying for entry into local tertiary institutions for their first degree, said Deputy Education...
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I read about the Roman Empire back in the days when brief histories of Greece and Rome were part of the school curriculum.
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KUCHING, April 9 — Sarawak Reform Party (STAR) has asked Gabungan Parti Sarawak (GPS) federal lawmakers not to support a Bill to amend Article 1(2) of the Federal Constitution due to be debated and ...
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PUTRAJAYA (April 8): The Court of Appeal fixed November 11 to hear an appeal filed by Kepong MP Lim Lip Eng against the Kuala Lumpur High Court’s decision which refused to strike out a defamation su...
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The Teaching and Learning of Science and Mathematics in English (PPSMI) programme in government schools has been reintroduced without any announcement being made, accoding to Dr Mahathir Mohamad.
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GEORGE TOWN: Putrajaya has yet to receive any deposit for a Malaysian government-owned building it has put up for sale in central Hong Kong, Finance Minister Lim Guan Eng said today after an MCA leade...
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COMMENT | In English, a male monarch is called “king”, in Arabic “malik”, in German “konig”, in Japanese “tenno” and in Danish “konge”.
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KUALA LUMPUR, April 8 — The current education system is in need of a revamp, including Islamic studies as the curriculum is overly focused on rituals rather than life values, Prime Minister Tun Dr M...
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KUALA LUMPUR, April 7 — Sabah Bersatu already attracting more than 120,000 members is not a threat to Parti Warisan Sabah (Warisan), said Bersatu secretary-general Datuk Marzuki Yahya.
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Sabah Bersatu already attracting more than 120,000 members is not a threat to Parti Warisan Sabah, said Bersatu secretary-general Marzuki Yahya.
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PARIS, April 7 — Former Nissan boss Carlos Ghosn has recorded a message in which he names the people he believes are to blame for his legal problems in Japan, his wife said in an interview today.
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SEREMBAN: PKR president Anwar Ibrahim concurs with Dr Mahathir Mohamad that he (Anwar) will make a better prime minister than Najib Razak.
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PETALING JAYA: Dr Mahathir Mohamad said his one-time nemesis turned ally Anwar Ibrahim makes for a better leader compared to Najib Razak despite his past reservations about the PKR president.
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KUALA LUMPUR (April 7): The government will introduce light-emitting diodes (LED) for streetlights in stages beginning September, The Star reported Housing and Local Government Minister Zuraida Kamaru...
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PETALING JAYA (April 6): About 10 years ago, residents of Taman Kanagapuram, Petaling Jaya started their battle to halt illegal commercialisation of residential lots in their area.
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JOHOR BAHRU: Johor folk planning to buy homes should take advantage of Home Ownership Campaign (HOC) 2019 that will end on June 30, said Johor Real Estate and Housing Developers Association (Rehda) b...
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I TOTALLY agree with the views expressed by Ahmad Mazli Muhammad in his letter “Building characters of good speakers” (The Star, April 2).
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A boy’s suicide in India after his mother scolded him for playing the popular online game PlayerUnknown’s Battlegrounds has inflamed a debate across the country over whether the game should be banned.
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Beware Steam and Epic Games Store: WeGame X, the international version of Tencent’s digital video game market WeGame, is finally here.
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The bad English in the offer letter by an unnamed party, expressing interest to purchase the Malaysian consulate building in Hong Kong, has left MCA president Datuk Seri Dr Wee Ka Siong bewildered.Rea...
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It’s 4th of April, so this is not a hoax.
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TOKYO, April 4 — Former Nissan chief Carlos Ghosn was rearrested early today in Tokyo while out on bail, local media said, as prosecutors investigate a fresh charge against the auto tycoon.
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KUCHING, April 3 — Santubong Member of Parliament Datuk Seri Wan Junaidi Tuanku Jaafar today issued a Letter of Demand to Sarawak DAP chairman Chong Chieng Jen over remarks claimed to be defamatory ...
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KUALA LUMPUR: The bad English in the offer letter by an unnamed party, expressing interest to purchase the Malaysian consulate building in Hong Kong, has left MCA president Datuk Seri Dr Wee Ka Siong bewildered.
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HONG KONG, April 3 — For three centuries it has been the go-to grocer for Britain’s royals and aristocrats but now Fortnum & Mason plans to open its first overseas outlet in the former crown colon...
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KUALA LUMPUR: Eleven Malay­sian entrepreneurs are among the 300 from 23 Asia-Pacific countries listed in the Forbes 30 Under 30 Asia this year.
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PETALING JAYA: The Star Media group came up tops as the most visited English news portal in the December 2018 rankings by Malaysian Digital Association (MDA).
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KUALA LUMPUR (April 2): Communications and Multimedia Minister Gobind Singh Deo holds DAP Ministers in high regard, saying that they have done reasonably well in the 10 months of the new administratio...
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KUALA LUMPUR, April 2 — Communications and Multimedia Minister Gobind Singh Deo holds DAP ministers in high regard, saying that they have done reasonably well in the 10 months of the new admini...
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Youth and Sports Minister Syed Saddiq Syed Abdul Rahman addressed students in English at the Rise of the Asian Tiger Convention in Universiti Teknologi Mara (UiTM) last night.He said Malaysians should...
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KUALA LUMPUR: Several Malaysian entrepreneurs are among the 300 from 23 Asia-Pacific countries listed in the Forbes 30 Under 30 Asia this year.
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KUALA LUMPUR: Malaysians are among 300 entrepreneurs from 23 Asia-Pacific countries listed in the Forbes 30 Under 30 Asia this year.
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To mark its 120th anniversary this year, Cycle and Carriage Bintang Berhad has launched the Cycle & Carriage Study Grant to support the technical and vocational education of youth pursuing a career in...
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MOST Malaysians go through six years of primary and then five years of secondary education.
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SHAH ALAM, April 2 — Youth and Sports Minister Syed Saddiq Abdul Rahman does not believe that speaking English has made him less Malay.
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LONDON: BMW’s MINI plant in Britain closes for four weeks from Monday in a move planned over a half year ago to help the company deal with any disruption resulting from Brexit, which has since been ...
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GEORGE TOWN: A 64-year-old Frenchman claimed trial at the Magistrate’s Court here today for hurling a threat at his neighbour.
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PETALING JAYA (April 1): Residents of Valencia Apartments, Shah Alam have seen their living environment degenerate over the years and are hoping things can improve.
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Not since the old Mafia bosses used to come to carve up the spoils had this Lower Manhattan eatery seen such a clandestine assembly of foes.
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ADUN SPEAKS | A maths and physics teacher from a remote village in Kenya won the prestigious Global Teacher Prize this year.
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APRIL 1 — A maths and physics teacher from a remote village in Kenya won the prestigious Global Teacher Prize this year.
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KUALA LUMPUR (March 31): Tun Daim Zainuddin has revealed today that it is not true that the government would be satisfied if it can get China to reduce the cost of the East Coast Rail Link (ECRL) mega...
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KUALA LUMPUR (March 31): There has to be an increase in dialogue between the government and the rakyat "to address these grouses and give a reassurance that these grouses are being addressed and seen ...
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KUALA LUMPUR, March 31 — Parent groups have lauded Tun Dr Mahathir Mohamad’s aim to completely revamp public education, but cautioned the prime minister about monumental challenges.
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SEREMBAN: Despite being labelled the underdog, Pakatan Harapan’s Dr S Streram expects 60-70% of the votes in the state seat to go to him in the Rantau by-election.
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KUALA LUMPUR: AirAsia group chief executive officer Tony Fernandes today launched his autobiography in Bahasa Malaysia entitled, “Terbang Tinggi”. In the book, Fernandes, who co-founded AirAsia in...
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PETALING JAYA: The Malaysian Employers Federation (MEF) has warned that more local graduates will be unemployed unless they buck up with skills needed by the industry.
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On the day that their talks in Hanoi collapsed last month, US President Donald Trump handed North Korean leader Kim Jong Un a piece of paper that included a blunt call for the transfer of Pyongyang's ...
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MARCH 30 — Due to our overfamiliarity with Hollywood blockbusters, which probably take up more than 60-70 per cent of our cinemas’ screen time, even the most casual of film fans are sometimes bore...
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PETALING JAYA: Civil society group Tenaganita has raised concern over the detention of a Cambodian girl in Juru, Penang, citing reports of abuse and torture of detainees.
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PETALING JAYA (March 28): The Sepang Municipal Council (MPSepang) has come up with guidelines for workers’ accommodation in shoplots, reported The Star today.
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Maxis eKelas is on a strong growth momentum, with the flagship community programme now being delivered at 72 Pusat Internet (internet centres) under Maxis’ care across 10 states, with over 9,000 stu...
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STOCKHOLM, March 26 — An internal Swedbank report identified major breaches of anti-money laundering obligations involving its business in Estonia, Swedish public broadcaster SVT said yesterday afte...
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KUALA LUMPUR, March 27 — Multinational corporations in Penang have been forced to house their foreign workers in exclusive gated and guarded communities in the state, much to the chagrin of the loca...
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KUALA LUMPUR, March 27 — More than 70 people in Johor have been left poorer after they were tricked into paying RM13,000 each as a “downpayment” for Johor Affordable Homes (RMMJ). The Star repor...
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KUALA LUMPUR, March 26 — Former foreign affairs minister Tan Sri Syed Hamid Albar has said that Malaysia should consider taking the Myanmar government to the International Criminal Court (ICC) over ...
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IN a sign of the times, Star Media Group Bhd is set to break from the tradition of having a newsman helm its operations.
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Negeri Sembilan Menteri Besar Aminuddin Harun will resign as Seremban International Golf Club (SIGC) president, making good on an earlier threat to do so, an English daily reported today.
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KUALA LUMPUR: The federal government has chosen to sidestep the issue of the Japanese Heroes Monument in Kedah that has riled up many quarters.
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PETALING JAYA: Three Japanese soldiers, believed to be part of the force that invaded Malaya in 1941, were unwittingly honoured as “heroes” last week.