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KUALA LUMPUR: The recently formed multi-ministry joint task force to check encroachment by foreign fishermen, especially from Vietnam, is a big success.
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North Korea has called the United Nations (UN) an unfair organisation that represents the privileges of just a few countries, saying that the sanctions imposed on Pyongyang are a violation of its sove...
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PUTRAJAYA: The United Nations secretary-general has confirmed Malaysia’s withdrawal as a signatory of the Rome Statute of the International Criminal Court (ICC).
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KUALA LUMPUR (May 15): The Malaysia-Singapore Maritime Boundary Delimitation Committee among others has agreed to establish a sub-committee to address the legal and technical aspects of delimitation b...
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KUALA LUMPUR, May 15 — The Malaysia-Singapore Maritime Boundary Delimitation Committee among others has agreed to establish a sub-committee to address the legal and technical aspects of delimitation...
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PUTRAJAYA: On the United Nations (UN) website, Malaysia is still listed as a member nation of the Rome Statute of the International Criminal Court (ICC), and for the government, this is baffling.
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PUTRAJAYA: Wisma Putra is seeking the United Nations (UN) explanation on Malaysia's latest status on its removal as a signatory of the Rome Statute of the International Criminal Court (ICC).
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KUALA LUMPUR (May 15): The FBM KLCI opened higher today following overnight US share gains after China and the US' indicated talks are ongoing to find a solution to the trade dispute between both coun...
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WASHINGTON: U.S. President Donald Trump on Tuesday called the trade war with China "a little squabble" and insisted talks between the world's two largest economies had not collapsed, as investors remained on guard for a further escalation of tit-for-tat tariffs
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WASHINGTON, May 15 — US President Donald Trump yesterday called the trade war with China “a little squabble” and insisted talks between the world's two largest economies had not collapsed, as in...
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NEW YORK, May 15 — US stocks yesterday reclaimed some of the ground lost in the prior day's steep sell-off, with tariff-sensitive technology stocks leading the S&P 500 and the Nasdaq higher as inves...
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The first Malaysia-Singapore Committee Meeting on Maritime Boundary Delimitation was successfully held on Monday, according to the High Commission of Malaysia in Singapore.
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WASHINGTON, May 14 — China and the United States have agreed to keep talking about their trade dispute, the Chinese government said today, as US President Donald Trump said he thought recent discuss...
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BEIJING/WASHINGTON: China and the United States both have the "ability and wisdom" to reach a trade deal that is good for both, the Chinese government's top diplomat said, as U.S. President Donald Trump said he thought recent talks in Beijing would be successful.
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DUBAI, May 13 — Saudi Arabia said today that two of its oil tankers were among those attacked off the coast of the United Arab Emirates and said it was an attempt to undermine the security of crude ...
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BEIJING, May 9 — China is “fed up” with hearing complaints from the United States about its Belt and Road programme to re-create the old Silk Road, the government said today, following stinging ...
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The Malaysian government today handed over a protest note to Vietnam’s envoy expressing its objection to repeated encroachments by Vietnamese fishing vessels into Malaysian territorial waters.
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PUTRAJAYA: The Malaysian government today handed over a protest note to Vietnam’s envoy expressing its objection to repeated encroachments by Vietnamese fishing vessels into Malaysian territorial wa...
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PUTRAJAYA, May 8 — The Malaysian government today handed over a protest note to Vietnam’s envoy expressing its objection to repeated encroachments by Vietnamese fishing vessels into Malaysian terr...
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KUALA LUMPUR, May 8 — The United Nations (UN) has been officially informed of Malaysia’s decision to withdraw from the Rome Statute of the International Criminal Court (ICC), the Foreign Ministry ...
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PETALING JAYA: The Foreign Ministry has summoned the Vietnam ambassador to Malaysia to explain the large number of encroachments of Vietnamese vessels into Malaysian territorial waters.
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WASHINGTON, May 8 — The diplomatic cable from Beijing arrived in Washington late on Friday night, with systematic edits to a nearly 150-page draft trade agreement that would blow up months of negoti...
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KUALA LUMPUR (May 7): The Dewan Negara today approved the RM4.133 billion of Supplementary Supply (2018) 2019 Bill for additional expenditure with a majority vote after the third reading.
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KUALA LUMPUR (Bernama): The Dewan Negara Tuesday (May 7) approved the RM4.133bil Supplementary Supply (2018) 2019 Bill for additional expenditure with a majority vote after the third reading.
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KUALA LUMPUR: The Dewan Negara today approved the RM4.133 billion of Supplementary Supply (2018) 2019 Bill for additional expenditure with a majority vote after the third reading.
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Singapore: In the end, all it took was two tweets from Donald Trump.
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NEW YORK: Oil futures edged higher in volatile trade on Monday as rising tensions between the United States and Iran buoyed prices after they touched a one-month low following U.S. President Donald Trump's threat that he may raise tariffs on Chinese goods.
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BEIJING, May 6 — China said today that a delegation is still preparing to go to the United States for trade talks, after US President Donald Trump dramatically increased pressure on Beijing to reach...
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JOHOR BARU: The government has not ruled out destroying any foreign fishing vessels found in Malaysian waters, says Agriculture and Agro-based Industry Minister Datuk Salahuddin Ayub.
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PETALING JAYA: The Barisan Nasional Cabinet approved the accession of the Rome Statute in 2011 and 2015 but it was not fulfilled by the then foreign minister and attorney general, says G25 spokesperson Datuk Noor Farida Ariffin.Noor Farida, who headed the Legal Department of the Foreign Ministry at that time, said the proposal to accede to the Rome Statute received the support of former prime minister Datuk Seri Najib Razak and his Cabinet in 2011 despite objection from the Attorney General’s Chambers (AGC).
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KUALA LUMPUR: A news portal has wrongly stated that Malaysia is listed under the United States visa waiver programme, according to the Foreign Ministry.
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PETALING JAYA: Former Foreign Minister Datuk Seri Anifah Aman defied the Cabinet when he did not sign the Rome Statute in 2011, says G25 spokesperson Datuk Noor Farida Ariffin.
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A news portal wrongly stated that Malaysia is listed under the United States visa waiver programme, according to the Foreign Ministry.
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KOTA KINABALU, May 2 — The Foreign Ministry today debunked as fake news an article claiming that the US has waived the visa requirement for 10 countries, including Malaysia.
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PUTRAJAYA: Prime Minister Tun Dr Mahathir Mohamad today received a courtesy call from the Chairperson of the Qatar Foundation For Education, Science and Community Development (QF) and Education Above ...
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PUTRAJAYA (April 30): Prime Minister Tun Dr Mahathir Mohamad today received a courtesy call from the Chairperson of the Qatar Foundation For Education, Science and Community Development (QF) and Educa...
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PUTRAJAYA: The Malaysian tourist who was injured at the Taroko Gorge National Park in Taiwan on April 18, Choo Yip Chean succumbed to his injuries late Saturday night (Apr 27), according to Foreign Af...
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PETALING JAYA: The government has strongly condemned an attack on a synagogue in San Diego, California, that left one dead and three wounded.
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Indonesia's National Commission on Violence Against Women has welcomed reported efforts by the Attorney-General's Chambers to appeal against the acquittal of MAS Ambika over the death of Indonesian na...
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The Malaysian tourist who was injured at the Taroko Gorge National Park in Taiwan on April 18, Choo Yip Chean succumbed to his injuries late Saturday night (April 27), said Foreign Affairs Minister Da...
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PUTRAJAYA, April 28 — The Malaysian tourist who was injured at the Taroko Gorge National Park in Taiwan on April 18, Choo Yip Chean succumbed to his injuries late Saturday night (April 27), said For...
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PUTRAJAYA (Bernama): Choo Yip Chean, the Malaysian tourist injured in an earthquake at the Taroko Gorge National Park in Taiwan on April 18, succumbed to his injuries late Saturday night (April 27), says Foreign Affairs Minister Datuk Saifuddin Abdullah.
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PETALING JAYA: Barisan Nasional did indeed look at the possible ratification of the Rome Statute but it decided not to go ahead as they believed it was against the Federal Constitution, says former prime minister Datuk Seri Najib Razak.
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China sought to put a gentler face on its massive plan to recreate the old Silk Road at a summit that ended on Saturday, saying it must do more to explain the programme and boost sustainability even a...
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PETALING JAYA: The process to ratify the Rome Statute was started eight years ago and there were factors which led to influencing the people to believe the statute will threaten the sovereignty of the Malay Rulers.
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PUTRAJAYA, April 25 ― A Malaysian climber reported missing while descending Mount Annapurna in Nepal on April 23 has been found safe, the Foreign Ministry said today.
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KOTA KINABALU (April 24): The travel advisory issued by the United States has not affected tourist arrivals in Sabah, especially in the east coast of the State, said Tourism Malaysia chairman Datuk Ah...
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The travel advisory issued by the United States has not affected tourist arrivals in Sabah, especially in the east coast of the state, said Tourism Malaysia chairperson Ahmad Shah Hussein Tambakau.
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The police are still waiting for feedback from Wisma Putra before obtaining a statement from a United States embassy staff whose son was believed to have been involved in a fight at the Kuala Lumpur I...
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KUALA LUMPUR, April 24 — The police are still waiting for feedback from Wisma Putra before obtaining a statement from a United States embassy staff whose son was believed to have been involved i...
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KUALA LUMPUR (Bernama): The police are still waiting for feedback from Wisma Putra before obtaining a statement from a United States embassy staff whose son was believed to have been involved in a fight at the Kuala Lumpur International School (ISKL) in Ampang Hilir, here recently.
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KOTA KINABALU, April 24 ― Tourism Malaysia Chairman Ahmad Shah Hussein Tambakau today said the inclusion of Sabah’s east coast in the US “K” list travel advisory for potential kidnappings, has...
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PUTRAJAYA: Prime Minister Tun Dr Mahathir Mohamad’s five-day visit to China beginning today will strengthen the long-standing friendship and foster wide-ranging cooperation between the two countries...
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Prime Minister Dr Mahathir Mohamad’s five-day visit to China beginning today will strengthen the long-standing friendship and foster wide-ranging cooperation between the two countries, said the Fore...
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North Korean leader Kim Jong Un and Russian President Vladimir Putin will meet in the Russian Pacific port of Vladivostok tomorrow to discuss the international standoff over Pyongyang's nuclear progra...
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PUTRAJAYA (April 23): The Foreign Ministry, Wisma Putra, said today there has been no report of any Malaysian affected by the earthquake that struck the main island of Luzon in the Philippines yesterd...
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PUTRAJAYA: The Foreign Ministry would be more careful regarding the way it communicates on important matters and policies following the Rome Statute issue, according to Foreign Minister Datuk Saifuddi...
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PUTRAJAYA: The Foreign Ministry, Wisma Putra, said today there have been no reports of any Malaysian affected by the earthquake that struck the main island of Luzon in the Philippines yesterday.
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BEIJING: Chinese President Xi Jinping’s grand Belt and Road Initiative is getting a makeover to tone down government rhetoric and tighten oversight, after allegations of corruption and a lack of sustainability dogged some of its highest-profile projects.
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PUTRAJAYA, April 23 — The Foreign Ministry, Wisma Putra, said today there has been no report of any Malaysian affected by the earthquake that struck the main island of Luzon in the Philippines yeste...
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In a rural part of Indonesia's Java island, two orange-clad workers confer in Mandarin over plans to lay tracks on a stretch of a US$6 billion (RM24.76 billion) high-speed rail project between the cap...
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DUBAI, April 23 — Tehran is prepared for a US decision to end waivers granted to buyers of Iranian crude, an Iranian oil ministry source said yesterday, as the Revolutionary Guards repeated their th...
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PUTRAJAYA (April 22): The Foreign Ministry (Wisma Putra) has confirmed that as at 1.30 pm (Malaysia time) yesterday, no Malaysians were reported to be among the fatalities following the explosions in ...
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KUALA LUMPUR: The Yang di-Pertuan Agong, Al-Sultan Abdullah Ri’ayatuddin Al-Mustafa Billah Shah, today strongly condemned the devastating multiple explosions in Sri Lanka that occurred on Easter Sun...
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KUALA LUMPUR, April 22 — The Yang di-Pertuan Agong, Al-Sultan Abdullah Ri’ayatuddin Al-Mustafa Billah Shah, today strongly condemned the devastating multiple explosions in Sri Lanka on Easter Sund...
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KUALA LUMPUR (April 22): The Yang di-Pertuan Agong, Al-Sultan Abdullah Ri'ayatuddin Al-Mustafa Billah Shah, today strongly condemned the devastating multiple explosions in Sri Lanka on Easter Sunday y...
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KUALA LUMPUR, April 21 — The Foreign Ministry has confirmed that as of 1.30pm, no Malaysians were reported to be among those hurt in the deadly blasts in Colombo, Sri Lanka.
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KUALA LUMPUR, April 20 — Defence Minister Mohamad Sabu denied that Malaysia is being in voicing out its concerns about China’s treatment of its Uyghur Muslim community.
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KUALA LUMPUR: There is no need for a travel advisory against Malay­sia as it is a safe country, says 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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PUTRAJAYA: The United States’ Ambassador to Malaysia, Kamala Shirin Lakhdir (pix), was summoned by the Ministry of Foreign Affairs on Wednesday (April 17) to clarify the US government’s decision t...
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PETALING JAYA: Wisma Putra has confirmed that one Malaysian traveller was injured due to a rockfall at Taiwan’s Taroko National Park after a 6.1 magnitude earthquake struck the coastal city of Hualien on Thursday (April 18).
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KUALA LUMPUR (THE STAR/ASIA NEWS NETWORK) - Malaysia's Prime Minister Mahathir Mohamad said on Thursday (April 18) that there was no need for a travel advisory against visiting the country, as it is a...
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KUALA LUMPUR: Prime Minister Tun Dr Mahathir Mohamad says there is no need for a travel advisory against Malaysia, as we are a “safe nation”.
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KUALA LUMPUR (April 18): Prime Minister Tun Dr Mahathir Mohamad today says there is no need for advisories against Malaysia.
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Wisma Putra has summoned the US ambassador over Malaysia's inclusion in the "K indicator list" in the US State Department's updated travel advisories.
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PETALING JAYA: Gay rights activist Numan Afifi has been called up by the police over a speech made at the United Nations Human Rights Council (UNHCR) in Geneva in March.
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JOHOR BARU: The Foreign Ministry says it wants diplomats in the future to come from a more diverse academic background.
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KUALA LUMPUR, April 15 — Sabah Chief Minister Datuk Seri Mohd Shafie Apdal hopes that The United States will remove Malaysia from the ‘K’ list of potential kidnapping in the state’s east coas...
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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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The Foreign Ministry is urging the United States to immediately remove Malaysia from the "K" list and will summon the American envoy here for clarification.
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KUALA LUMPUR, April 14 — The Foreign Ministry is urging the United States to immediately remove Malaysia from the ‘K’ list and will summon the American envoy here for clarification.
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KUALA LUMPUR: The Foreign Ministry is urging the United States to immediately remove Malaysia from the ‘K’ list and will summon the American envoy here for clarification.
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KUALA LUMPUR (Bernama): The Foreign Ministry is urging the United States to immediately remove Malaysia from the "K" list and will summon the American envoy here for clarification.
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SANDAKAN, April 12 — The family of Jari Abdullah, 34, who was kidnapped by Abu Sayyaf terrorists, has come to terms with his demise after he was shot by the militant group in Pulau Simusa, southern ...
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SUBANG: The detention of a local fishing boat by Indonesian authorities about 15 nautical miles southeast of Pulau Jarak, Perak, on Tuesday took place in an overlapping claims area so there is no ques...
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PUTRAJAYA (April 8): Prime Minister Tun Dr Mahathir Mohamad and his Singapore counterpart Lee Hsien Loong will meet in this administrative capital tomorrow under the 9th Malaysia-Singapore Leaders’ ...
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LETTER | The United Nations Association of Malaysia (UNAM) notes with regret the precipitate decision of the Malaysian government to withdraw from the Rome Statute of the International Criminal Court.
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SINGAPORE: Malaysia and Singapore today mutually suspended the implementation of their overlapping port limits and applied their port limits in effect prior to Oct 25, 2018, and Dec 6, 2018, respectiv...
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Malaysia and Singapore today mutually suspended the implementation of their overlapping port limits and applied their port limits in effect prior to Oct 25, 2018, and Dec 6, 2018, respectively.
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PETALING JAYA: The Sabah government will help arrange an immediate flight to Zamboanga City for the mother and wife of Jari Abdullah, a kidnap victim who was recently shot at and wounded while trying ...
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PETALING JAYA: The Foreign Ministry has defended the Prime Minister in the decision to withdraw from the Rome Statute of the International Criminal Court (ICC).
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KUALA LUMPUR, April 5 — Umno leaders mocked today the government’s decision to withdraw from the Rome Statute that had been opposed by the Opposition who claimed it violated royal immunity.
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Johor Crown Prince Tunku Ismail Sultan Ibrahim appeared to welcome the news of Malaysia's withdrawal from the Rome Statute of the International Criminal Court (ICC). Without referring to Prime Ministe...
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YOURSAY | ‘As for the extradition, we are doing to India what China is doing to us.’ Report: Zakir Naik's assets worth RM113m, money meant for 'Muslim welfare' Gerard Lourdesamy: How can Zakir Nai...
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PUTRAJAYA (March 28): Malaysia and Netherlands have reaffirmed their commitment and resolve to achieve the truth, justice and accountability for the victims of Malaysia Airlines (MAS) Flight MH17, whi...
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Malaysia and Netherlands have reaffirmed their commitment and resolve to achieve the truth, justice and accountability for the victims of Malaysia Airlines (MAS) Flight MH17, which was shot down in Uk...
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PUTRAJAYA, March 28 — Malaysia and Netherlands have reaffirmed their commitment and resolve to achieve the truth, justice and accountability for the victims of Malaysia Airlines (MAS) Flight MH17, ...
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KUALA LUMPUR — The family of Indonesian national Ruth Sitepu who was reported missing in Malaysia three years ago, has urged the country’s government to locate her.
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The family of Indonesian national Rudangta 'Ruth' Sitepu, who was reported missing in Malaysia three years ago, has sought the help of the country's government to trace her whereabouts.