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PETALING JAYA: Malaysia’s main airport operator has given assurance that it is in constant engagement with all of its stakeholders, including the Employees Provident Fund (EPF), amid the ongoing spa...
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PETALING JAYA: The National Union of the Teaching Profession (NUTP) has dismissed concerns that bringing forward this year’s SPM exams to avoid any disruption by heavy rains during the flood season ...
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PETALING JAYA: An umbrella organisation of eight environmental pressure groups has warned the Selangor state government against proceeding with a housing project which it says could see the destructio...
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PETALING JAYA: Outspoken Kuantan MP Fuziah Salleh has urged Putrajaya to be “100% sure” that lifting the moratorium on bauxite mining will not cause environmental problems in her constituency in P...
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PETALING JAYA: A real estate analyst has questioned the government’s goal of building one million homes in 10 years, saying it is not the only solution to the housing predicament of the B40 and M40 ...
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KOTA KINABALU: Kimanis MP Anifah Aman says he has no objection to PPBM’s entry to Sabah but has urged his former Umno colleagues to work towards the restoration of the state’s rights under the Mal...
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PETALING JAYA: If you are a couch potato, the name Ammetta Malhotra Bergin is unlikely to ring any bells.
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As a layperson and citizen, I would like to write on what democracy, as practised in Malaysia today, is all about.
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PETALING JAYA: 1MDB whistleblower Andre Xavier Justo has dismissed reports that he is under investigation by Swiss authorities for economic espionage, calling the situation “a non-event”.
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KUALA LUMPUR: Former prime minister Najib Razak has cautioned Barisan Nasional (BN) against expecting an easy fight for the Semenyih state seat although most of the voters there are Malays and the coa...
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HULU LANGAT: Voters in the Semenyih state constituency warn that Pakatan Harapan’s (PH) performance in the upcoming by-election may be affected by its failure to fulfil election pledges and tackle i...
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PETALING JAYA: An academic says Putrajaya does not need to recognise the Unified Examination Certificate (UEC) in order to allocate funding for independent Chinese schools, following the call for the ...
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KUALA LUMPUR: As he walks in, Najib Razak cuts a casual figure, alone and in a white shirt and slacks, something unimaginable just a year ago when he would have been dressed formally and had a slew of...
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KUCHING: It was a tearful reunion for 40 Malaysians who were reunited with their families at the airport here, following their release from a Cambodian prison.
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PETALING JAYA: PAS has again denied that a recent meeting between its president Abdul Hadi Awang and Dr Mahathir Mohamad was linked to the upcoming Semenyih by-election, after the prime minister said ...
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KOTA KINABALU: Former foreign minister Anifah Aman says he will remain an independent MP for now, despite talk that several ex-Sabah Umno leaders will join PPBM when the peninsular party comes to Saba...
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PETALING JAYA: Analysts have voiced their support for the proposed divestment by national sovereign fund Khazanah Nasional Berhad in government-linked companies (GLCs). They allayed fears the move wil...
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PETALING JAYA: A lawyer today hit out at Water, Land and Natural Resources Minister Xavier Jayakumar over his remarks that the government is unable to do anything about the golf course built on the Su...
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KOTA KINABALU: Former Sabah Umno assistant secretary Armizan Ali has slammed Sabah DAP Socialist Youth (Dapsy) national publicity secretary Phoong Jin Zhe for describing PPBM’s imminent entry into S...
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KAJANG: Putrajaya today said it can only express its dissatisfaction to the Johor state government over the purported de-gazettement of a mangrove forest reserve on which a golf course and hotel proje...
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GEORGE TOWN: A Penang government official said the former penal island of Jerejak will remain as “Pulau Jerejak” as gazetted, not “Queens Island” as spotted in a developer’s brochure recentl...
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KOTA KINABALU: The announcement by PPBM chairman Dr Mahathir Mohamad that the party will spread its wings to Sabah has caught many by surprise, especially Warisan leaders who until yesterday were conf...
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PETALING JAYA: The secondary school in Sabah behind a “kunyit” gender awareness programme for “soft boys” has apologised following condemnation in social media.
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PETALING JAYA: PAS president Abdul Hadi Awang should come clean on his “blessings” to Nik Abduh Nik Aziz to deny it was the latter’s voice in an audio recording admitting PAS had received money ...
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KUALA LUMPUR: An activist for the physically handicapped has called for legislation that provides for the punishment of real estate developers who ignore the needs of disabled persons.
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KOTA KINABALU: Sabah Chief Minister Shafie Apdal today refused to answer questions on PPBM’s decision to spread its wings to Sabah.
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PETALING JAYA: The MCA leader who criticised a leaked memo on instructions to hasten judicial hearings of high-profile cases and was subsequently summoned by Bukit Aman for questioning, has defended h...
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PETALING JAYA: Klang MP Charles Santiago has asked the health ministry to carry out an immediate health audit on the public following concerns on the level of water and air pollution in Port Klang.
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KOTA KINABALU: Former Sabah Umno chief Hajiji Noor is expected to be appointed interim chairman of the Sabah PPBM chapter.
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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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PUTRAJAYA: Energy, Science, Technology, Environment and Climate Change Minister Yeo Bee Yin says she will give an update soon on the status of remaining illegal plastic recycling factories in Port Kla...
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PETALING JAYA: A former Malaysian Bar president has called for an investigation into the recent allegations of judicial misconduct made by Court of Appeal judge Hamid Sultan Abu Backer.
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PETALING JAYA: PPBM has agreed to spread its wings to Sabah, following a meeting held by top party leaders today.
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KUALA LUMPUR: The MCA central committee member who criticised a leaked memo on instructions to hasten judicial hearings of high-profile cases says she was surprised to be called in for questioning at ...
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PETALING JAYA: Rights group Lawyers for Liberty (LFL) has urged Putrajaya to use its powers to stop the destruction of mangrove sites in Johor, saying the state government has failed to preserve envir...
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SEPANG: The word “lifestyle” may seem out of place at an airport, but it is exactly what Malaysia Airports Holdings Bhd (MAHB) aims to inject into its five international airports in five years.
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KOTA KINABALU: Any move by PPBM to spread its wings to Sabah will leave local party Warisan in a dilemma as the Malay-Muslim Bumiputera communities may be more attracted to the Malay-based PPBM, an an...
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KOTA KINABALU: An economist has warned that Sabah needs to shift its focus from a resource extraction economy to a more sustainable manufacturing and agriculture-based economy or suffer the consequenc...
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PORT KLANG: Depressed by today’s paltry catch, fisherman Azza Azizan desperately searches for scrap metal at a nearby illegal plastic recycling site.
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PETALING JAYA: An MCA leader behind a leaked memo on instructions to hasten judicial hearings of high-profile cases has been called to Bukit Aman to have her statement recorded.
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PETALING JAYA: An affidavit filed by Court of Appeal judge Hamid Sultan Abu Backer about misconduct in the judiciary has gone viral and is causing waves in the legal fraternity.
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PKR deputy president Azmin Ali defended Bersatu's move to accept the membership of seven former Umno MPs into its fold this week, saying they have "repented" from past mistakes.
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PETALING JAYA: Perak’s move to allow developers to release unsold properties under the Bumiputera quota within six months instead of two years has received mixed reactions from groups who differ ove...
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KUALA LUMPUR: R Jeganathan is known for discovering hidden gems like national para speedster Ridzuan Puzi, but his initial move from coaching able-bodied athletes was met with scepticism and ridicule.
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PETALING JAYA: Sarawak Report editor Clare Rewcastle-Brown has dismissed a PAS leader’s remark that she should stop bringing up the “RM90 million case” following her out-of-court settlement with...
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PETALING JAYA: An NGO championing media freedom has urged Pakatan Harapan (PH) government leaders not to threaten the media for questioning the academic credentials of some of them.
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PETALING JAYA: Umno and PAS division leaders have met to draw up plans ahead of the Semenyih by-election next month.
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KOTA KINABALU: A Sabah assistant minister today defended a decision by the state infrastructure development ministry to reserve one of the lifts for the ministry’s top officials at its building here...
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PETALING JAYA: Umno acting president Mohamad Hasan revealed today a writ of summons has been sent to a few MPs who left the party and “frog-jumped” to PPBM last night.
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PETALING JAYA: A green group has called for government intervention in the development of golf resorts said to be encroaching on a mangrove reserve and protected wetland in Gelang Patah, Johor.
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PETALING JAYA: Social media users are up in arms over a viral picture of what appears to be a page in a local school magazine detailing a “kunyit” gender awareness club for “soft” boys.
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PETALING JAYA: The health ministry is considering introducing plain packaging for cigarettes, similar to the practice in countries like Australia, Thailand and soon, neighbouring Singapore, more than ...
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PETALING JAYA: A women’s rights activist has questioned PPBM’s vetting process for accepting former Umno leaders into its fold, citing the example of Tasek Gelugor MP Shabudin Yahaya’s remarks o...
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PETALING JAYA: Stakeholders and experts have suggested a number of measures for the government’s new Economic Action Council to help combat the rising cost of living.
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GEORGE TOWN: A political analyst sees PPBM’s move to accept seven former Umno MPs as a bid to consolidate its position in the Pakatan Harapan (PH) coalition, where it has long been seen as weak, hol...
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PETALING JAYA: In just nine months, a locally developed app to combat human and sex trafficking has received over 300 reports regarding cases of sexual exploitation, forced labour and people being smu...
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KOTA KINABALU: A local activist has come to the defence of Chief Minister Shafie Apdal after the Warisan president was criticised by a Sarawak minister over the interpretation of the Malaysia Agreemen...
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PETALING JAYA: Perak Menteri Besar Ahmad Faizal Azumu today said a new company, said to have a paid-up capital of only RM2, was given the contract to replant 400ha of forest reserve in the state on th...
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KUALA LUMPUR (Feb 12):  Jamilah Taib Murray, the daughter of Sarawak Governor and former chief minister Abdul Taib Mahmud, and her husband Sean Murray were reported to have been ordered to pay RM672,...
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GEORGE TOWN: An obsession with paper qualification has led to many Malaysians turning to dubious institutions, without realising that their “degrees” might not be of much use to them in the long r...
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PETALING JAYA: Residents in the vicinity of Bukit Persekutuan or Federal Hill, Bukit Bandaraya and Bangsar Utama are still awaiting an official announcement on the development freeze confirmed by the ...
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KUALA LUMPUR, Feb 12 — Rich Malays must not expect and enjoy privileges which could otherwise be channelled to more deserving Malaysians in the country, Umno secretary-general Tan Sri Annuar Musa sa...
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KUALA LUMPUR (Feb 12):  Jamilah Taib Murray, the daughter of Sarawak Governor and former chief minister Abdul Taib Mahmud, and her husband Sean Murray were reported to have been ordered to pay RM672,...
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PETALING JAYA: Two men with a “Datuk” title are the directors of a RM2 company allegedly awarded a project to develop 400ha of forest reserves in Perak.
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PETALING JAYA: Former deputy transport minister Ab Aziz Kaprawi has questioned the Pakatan Harapan (PH) government’s decision to do away with the goods and services tax (GST) but not the Automated E...
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Our mailbox has been recently flooded with statements and letters on Marzuki Yahya, the deputy foreign minister whose decision to pursue a lowly, unrecognised and undignified course from a “degree m...
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KUALA LUMPUR: The High Court today allowed the public prosecutor’s application to transfer three money-laundering charges levelled against former prime minister Najib Razak in relation to SRC Intern...
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KUALA LUMPUR: A minister’s aide, a former Perkasa member, a dentist and a former journalist are among the names being bandied about by the PPBM leadership to represent Pakatan Harapan (PH) in the up...
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PETALING JAYA: Electoral reforms coalition Bersih 2.0 has criticised a “working visit” to Semenyih by Youth and Sports Minister Syed Saddiq Syed Abdul Rahman, saying it raised questions on the abu...
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PETALING JAYA: Two prominent lawyers are split over the Attorney-General’s Chambers’ (AGC) use of the term “kleptocracy” to refer to the former administration of Najib Razak, ahead of his corr...
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PETALING JAYA: A national athlete has defended her quest for RM4 million to fund an international tower running tour to “conquer” 30 tallest towers, after she was criticised by a tower running cha...
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KOTA KINABALU: Nine Indian and Pakistani seamen have ended their six-month ordeal aboard a ship here after they finally returned home today.
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KUALA LUMPUR: A systematic attack backed by the media with vested interests is underway to force openings in the Cabinet, a source close to senior PPBM leaders told FMT.
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PETALING JAYA: Tentera Troll Kebangsaan Malaysia or National Troll Army – more commonly known by its initials TTKM – received a lot of backlash when it first introduced its satirical Facebook page...
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PETALING JAYA: PKR’s Zuraida Kamaruddin is the latest politician to deny claims over her academic credentials, saying she had never attended the National University of Singapore (NUS) as claimed in ...
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PETALING JAYA: The attacks on a deputy minister over his academic credentials have now spiralled into a witchhunt of politicians over their university degrees, with accusations from both sides of the ...
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KOTA KINABALU: A local NGO for the rights of the Sabah natives has urged the state government to take care of Sabah’s original natives instead of playing politics with the Bugis and Javanese.
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PETALING JAYA: Pakatan Harapan has been urged to get rid of Automated Enforcement System (AES) cameras after a PH minister defended why leaders like himself have stopped criticising the use of such ca...
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PETALING JAYA: PAS is urging the attorney-general to haul the Perak government to court for encroaching into Orang Asli land in Gerik after Putrajaya sued the PAS-led Kelantan administration over a si...
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PETALING JAYA: The evidence of medical experts, including the pathologist, and possibly eyewitnesses, will be crucial for the coroner to return a verdict on the cause of fireman Muhammad Adib Mohd Kas...
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PUCHONG: The Japanese government and the royal imperial family only authorise one official group, the Bujinkan, based in Japan, to teach the ninja arts.
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PETALING JAYA: The Perak Forestry Department has not stopped a concessionaire from carrying out logging near an Orang Asli village in Gerik despite calls for such activities to be suspended.
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PETALING JAYA: Najib Razak has made a last-ditch effort to postpone his criminal trial pending the outcome of an appeal in the Court of Appeal.
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SHAH ALAM: The High Court has dismissed applications by the Seafield Sri Maha Mariamman temple task force and devotees to take part in the inquest into the death of fireman Muhammad Adib Mohd Kassim.
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KUCHING: Buttered coffee anyone?
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KOTA KINABALU: Although Warisan and PPBM are like siblings, Sabah is hoping the latter will not set foot in the state, Chief Minister Shafie Apdal said.
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PETALING JAYA: Three politicians will be questioned tomorrow morning over allegations that PAS received RM90 million linked to 1MDB from Umno.
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PETALING JAYA: Finance Minister Lim Guan Eng has cut short his Chinese New Year holidays in Penang to fly to Japan for talks on the RM7.4 billion samurai bonds as part of a financial aid package from ...
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PETALING JAYA: The Malaysian Medical Association (MMA) has called on Putrajaya to draw up a comprehensive social healthcare insurance scheme for all Malaysians before signing a deal to use private hos...
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PETALING JAYA: Mid-February is a time of reckoning for EPF’s 14 million members who will wait with bated breath for the dividend announcement.
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PETALING JAYA: The minister in charge of national unity P Waytha Moorthy has stepped in to solve a dispute between a logging company and a group of Orang Asli residents who have set up a blockade to p...
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PETALING JAYA: A former Johor state executive councillor has denied knowledge of de-gazettement of part of the Sungai Pulai mangrove reserve and protected wetlands to make way for a golf course and ho...
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PETALING JAYA: Klang MP Charles Santiago has raised the idea of a toll collection system in Pulau Indah that is applicable only to heavy vehicles.
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PETALING JAYA: The Perak state exco in charge of the environment today said he was not involved in the decision to start logging near an Orang Asli village in Gerik.
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PETALING JAYA: The Perak Forestry Department has rejected allegations that it threatened the Orang Asli in Gerik after they set up a blockade to prevent lorries ferrying felled timber from leaving the...
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KOTA KINABALU: Former Sabah Umno chief Hajiji Mohd Noor today said he was convinced that PPBM will eventually set foot in Sabah.
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PETALING JAYA: The Orang Asli community in Grik today claimed that the Perak government has encroached onto their land to carry out logging, barely a month after Putrajaya sued the Kelantan government...
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PETALING JAYA: The health ministry is already assisting cancer patients through programmes and treatment at government hospitals, including offering 95% subsidies for treatment.
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KUALA LUMPUR: Lt Col (Retired) Kamarudin Sakhari will soon have to take a break from his duties as chairman of a residents association and fly off somewhere to perform his function as a match commissi...