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GEORGE TOWN, June 20 — The RM2,000 fine imposed on a landowner for illegal dumping was a mere slap on the wrist compared to the environmental damage and the dangers it caused, Sahabat Alam Malaysia ...
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GEORGE TOWN: Selected Muslim inmates were given a rare chance to celebrate Hari Raya, without the usual one-hour time limit, with their loved ones at the Penang Remand Prison today.
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GEORGE TOWN: A man who likes to collect air pistols as a hobby was arrested after being found in possession of three air pistols during an inspection at Jalan Tun Dr Awang, Bayan Baru near here, yeste...
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GEORGE TOWN: The Magistrate’s Court today slapped a maximum fine of RM2,000 on a landowner, three months after hundreds of bags of waste from China was discovered in a 6ha site on an oil palm estate...
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GEORGE TOWN, June 20 — A hotel staff who allegedly filmed a woman showering in a hotel gym was suspended and handed over to the police, a spokesperson said today.
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GEORGE TOWN: Bukit Gelugor MP Ramkarpal Singh today urged the police to investigate a cop who had opened fire on a motorcyclist who ran a red light in Alor Star yesterday.
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GEORGE TOWN: Two trade groups representing plastic manufacturers and recyclers today disagreed with a consumer group’s call to ban all plastic waste imports, saying it would affect their business.
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GEORGE TOWN: A 37-year-old man was arrested after being found in possession of three pistols and three small cartridges of CO2 air pistols among other illegal items.
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GEORGE TOWN (June 20): The state government may review “the scale of the Penang South Reclamation (PSR)” project if there is funding from Putrajaya for the Penang Transport Master Plan (PTMP), The...
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GEORGE TOWN: Two incidents in Penang last week illustrate how social media postings can lead to red faces or noisy protests.
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GEORGE TOWN, June 20 — A blanket ban on all plastic recycling in the country does not benefit the country nor the local economy, the Malaysian Plastics Manufacturers Association (MPMA) and Malaysia ...
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GEORGE TOWN, June 20 — Penang Gerakan today accused the police and the management of a five-star hotel here of indifference and insensitivity to sexual harassment in the recent case of a woman gym g...
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GEORGE TOWN: An environmental activist has suggested a link between the air quality in Sungai Petani which her group claims has been affected by the burning of waste at illegal plastic factories and a...
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GEORGE TOWN - For over 10 years, an octogenarian in Penang has managed to maintain the price of his wanton at 10 sen (S$0.03) each.
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GEORGE TOWN, June 20 — PKR members must forget the sex videos and join forces with its Pakatan Harapan (PH) allies to reset the political path of the nation, DAP’s P. Ramasamy said today.
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GEORGE TOWN: A group which has been active for several years advocating for the abolition of small, cheap bottled liquor today decried the government’s lack of will in implementing a ban.
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GEORGE TOWN: For over 10 years, an octogenarian in Penang has managed to maintain the price of his wantan at 10 sen each.
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GEORGE TOWN: A newly formed non-governmental organisation (NGO) has called on Pakatan Harapan to allow its chairman Tun Dr Mahathir Mohamed to continue serving as prime minister for the full term.
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GEORGE TOWN: An NGO in Penang is putting its support for Tun Dr Mahathir Mohamad to continue his role as the prime minister until his term ends.
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GEORGE TOWN: The government is "not aggressive" in its measures to curb issues involving cheap and counterfeit liquor, says the Malaysian Anti-Cheap Liquor Movement.
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GEORGE TOWN, June 19 — A pro-government group has now called for a stop in talks calling for Prime Minister Tun Dr Mahathir Mohamad to hand over his post to Datuk Seri Anwar Ibrahim as soon as possi...
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GEORGE TOWN, June 19 — The Malaysian Anti-Cheap Liquor Movement today called for a full ban on all liquor priced below RM50 following reports of deaths linked to the consumption of tainted alcoholic...
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GEORGE TOWN: Motorola Solutions Malaysia expects its local talent pool to grow with its expansion plans here.
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GEORGE TOWN: Penang Deputy Chief Minister II P Ramasamy today blamed “troublemakers” for a riot outside a factory in Perai yesterday that saw 200 people gather over an internal WhatsApp message ca...
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GEORGE TOWN (June 19): The High Court yesterday fixed Sept 20 to decide on a suit filed by former Penang Chief Minister Lim Guan Eng (pictured) against Gerakan acting Youth Chief Jason Loo Jieh Sheng ...
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GEORGE TOWN - They fly in, stuff themselves full of durians and fly out after a night's rest.
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GEORGE TOWN: The Consumers’ Association of Penang (CAP) has received over 3,000 signatures protesting the air quality in Sungai Petani and the larger Kuala Muda district in Kedah which they attribut...
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GEORGE TOWN, June 19 — The Penang Consumers Association (CAP) today urged the federal government to cancel approved permits issued to plastic recycling companies.
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GEORGE TOWN: A woman who went missing after she was suspected of abusing her three biological children, was arrested by police at Rumah Transit Uda, Tanjong Tokong here Monday night.
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GEORGE TOWN: They fly in, stuff themselves full of durians and fly out after a night’s rest.
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GEORGE TOWN (June 18): The High Court today fixed Sept 20 to decide on a suit filed by former Penang Chief Minister Lim Guan Eng against  Gerakan acting Youth Chief Jason Loo Jieh Sheng over an artic...
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GEORGE TOWN: The High Court yesterday fixed Sept 20 to decide on a suit filed by former Penang Chief Minister Lim Guan Eng against  Gerakan acting Youth Chief Jason Loo Jieh Sheng over an article on ...
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GEORGE TOWN: An editor with a local Chinese daily told a defamation trial at the High Court here today it published a news report critical of the Penang government’s sale of its land to a private ho...
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GEORGE TOWN: A meeting of top PKR Youth members is expected to take place at Rumah Pemuda in Shah Alam on Wednesday (June 19) night.
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GEORGE TOWN: A lawyer was charged today with three counts of criminal breach of trust involving more than RM1 million meant for the purchase of a client’s condominium in Tanjung Tokong in 2017.
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George Town OCPD Asst Comm Che Zaimani Che Awang said the 8.20am incident took place along the Tun Dr Lim Chong Eu Expressway on Tuesday (June 18).
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GEORGE TOWN: A Syrian refugee was today charged in the Magistrate’s Court with kidnapping a countryman two weeks ago in Tanjung Tokong and demanding a ransom of RM100,000. Maher, who goes by only on...
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GEORGE TOWN, June 18 — The police today clarified that a couple whose faces were circulated on social media on suspicion of attempting to abduct a child were actually just lost visitors looking for ...
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GEORGE TOWN: A Syrian man has been charged by a Magistrate's Court here on Tuesday (June 18) with kidnapping his fellow countryman.
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I REFER to “Harsh reality of education in Malaysia” (The Star, June 13).
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GEORGE TOWN - Raising a sunken ship is no easy matter as the state has learned from the incident with the Xin Yi Yi. This Hong Kong vessel keeled over and has been lying on the seabed half-submerged...
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GEORGE TOWN: A 21-year-old jobless man was arrested for allegedly distributing drugs over the last three months.
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GEORGE TOWN: Raising a sunken ship is no easy matter as the state has learned from the incident with the Xin Yi Yi.
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GEORGE TOWN: The deaths of two construction workers who drank cheap liquor bring the methanol poisoning death toll to six within two months.
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Lim Guan Eng GEORGE TOWN: A witness in former Penang chief minister Lim Guan Eng’s defamation suit told the High Court here yesterday that it was not his intention to disparage the plaintiff when h...
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GEORGE TOWN: The police arrested a Myanmar national suspected of being part of a syndicate selling illegally-processed liquor which resulted in the deaths of six men on Saturday.
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GEORGE TOWN: Eighty-seven foreign construction workers were arrested at a construction site in Tanjong Tokong this morning after they were found to have flouted various immigration rules this morning.
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GEORGE TOWN: Police have warned the public to stay away from cheap brands of liquor following the deaths of six men from methanol poisoning in recent weeks.
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GEORGE TOWN: A former Gerakan leader today told the High Court here that he has no evidence that former Penang chief minister Lim Guan Eng had made decisions in silo on a 2017 land sale made through C...
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GEORGE TOWN: The state government will apply for an allocation to implement the Penang Transport Master Plan (PTMP) from the federal government once the Penang South Reclamation (PSR) project is appro...
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GEORGE TOWN, June 17 — A witness in former Penang chief minister Lim Guan Eng’s defamation suit told the High Court here today that it was not his intention to disparage the plaintiff when he issu...
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GEORGE TOWN: The lavish lifestyle of a jobless man since the past three months ended abruptly after he was arrested by police with 4.6kg of syabu with a street value of RM260,000 last Thursday.
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GEORGE TOWN: Up to 50 Penangites can stand a chance to apply for a full scholarship to enrol in Chengdu Polytechnic, a college located in China’s Sichuan province.
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GEORGE TOWN - Six men have died here, believed to be after drinking cheap liquor.
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GEORGE TOWN, June 17 — Six men have died in Penang from consuming methanol-tainted liquor in the past two months, state police revealed today.
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GEORGE TOWN, June 17 — Despite limited finances, the Penang government is considering an annual fund to assist primary and secondary national schools statewide.
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GEORGE TOWN: Six men have died here, believed to be after drinking cheap liquor.
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GEORGE TOWN, June 17 — Chow Kon Yeow is upbeat that his Penang government will be able to secure the federal government’s go-ahead this year for its controversial land reclamation project to build...
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GEORGE TOWN, June 17 — The Penang government will relook the scale of its proposed south reclamation project if the federal government helps fund part of its transport master plan.
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GEORGE TOWN (June 17): Finance Minister Lim Guan Eng says he will meet Domestic Trade and Consumer Affairs (KPDNHEP) Minister Datuk Seri Saifuddin Nasution Ismail next week to discuss on the cement pr...
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I VISITED the Pos Malaysia office in Jelutong recently to renew my motor insurance.
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GEORGE TOWN: Pentamaster Corp Bhd is diversifying to supply automation systems to the medical, consumer electronic, and logistic industries to broaden its income base.
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GEORGE TOWN, June 17 — Malaysia has adequate pork and pig product supplies to meet local demand, Sim Tze Tzin said amid concern that an African swine fever (ASF) outbreak may disrupt availability.
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GEORGE TOWN: The business community in Penang have raised concerns to the Finance Ministry over the 40% price hike in cement.
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GEORGE TOWN (June 16): Finance Minister Lim Guan Eng says he will meet Domestic Trade and Consumer Affairs (KPDNHEP) Minister Datuk Seri Saifuddin Nasution Ismail next week to discuss on the cement pr...
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Finance Minister Lim Guan Eng said he will meet Domestic Trade and Consumer Affairs Minister Saifuddin Nasution next week to discuss on the cement price increase.
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PETALING JAYA: Federal government leaders are looking into complaints that cement prices are being raised.
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GEORGE TOWN, June 16 — Finance Minister Lim Guan Eng says he will meet Domestic Trade and Consumer Affairs (KPDNHEP) Minister Datuk Seri Saifuddin Nasution Ismail next week to discuss on the cement ...
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GEORGE TOWN: PKR deputy president Mohamed Azmin Ali said today that gutter politics in the country could cause Pakatan Harapan to suffer from a trust deficit.
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GEORGE TOWN: Yet another financial scandal has surfaced, and this time it involves payments for scheduled maintenance of government buildings that was never provided.
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GEORGE TOWN: Local council enforcement officers and auxiliary police should be given the power to stop and investigate vehicles transporting waste.
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GEORGE TOWN: The establishment of the Independent Police Complaints and Misconduct Commission (IPCMC) will be discussed at the upcoming parliament meeting, says Lim Guan Eng.
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GEORGE TOWN: Although Malaysia is currently benefitting from the trade war between the United States and China, the impact is only temporary, said Finance Minister Lim Guan Eng.
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GEORGE TOWN: The Consumers’ Association of Penang (CAP) has called on the Ministry of Health to conduct an immediate check on the premises of all producers of bottled drinking water to verify where ...
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GEORGE TOWN, June 15 — How does one paint with fire using a creme brulee torch?
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GEORGE TOWN (June 15): The Seberang Perai Municipal Council (MPSP) and Penang City Council (MBPP) have been ordered to take legal action against parties involved in dumping rubbish including illegal ...
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GEORGE TOWN: The Penang government today celebrated State Level Family Day for the first time with such significance to recognise families form the basic building blocks to a prospering, stable and ha...
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GEORGE TOWN: Penang police will go all out to wipe out all forms of illegal gambling in the state in line with Inspector-General of Police (IGP), Datuk Seri Abdul Hamid Bador’s call to get rid of th...
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GEORGE TOWN: The Seberang Perai Municipal Council (MPSP) and Penang City Council (MBPP) have been ordered to take legal action against parties involved in dumping rubbish including illegal plastic and...
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GEORGE TOWN: There is a new mural in town, and this time it sends a clear message – in bold and capital letters – that says ‘no single-­use plastic’.
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GEORGE TOWN: The Customs Department today revealed that another 132 containers with plastic waste have been found at the Butterworth port, bringing the total number of containers with plastic waste to...
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GEORGE TOWN (June 13): The Ministry of Primary Industries has called on hotel operators to play their part and promote palm oil benefits to foreign visitors.
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GEORGE TOWN: A Penang government official was livid today after learning that Canada has “no plans” to take back its plastic waste that has ended up in Malaysia.
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GEORGE TOWN, June 14 — The Penang Island City Council (MBPP) signed a memorandum of understanding (MoU) with IBM Malaysia today to develop and implement cloud computing infrastructure for the local ...
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GEORGE TOWN, June 14 — A Penang lawmaker expressed shock and dismay today at Canada’s refusal to accept its recyclable plastic waste found dumped in Malaysia.
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GEORGE TOWN: The government has set up a committee – comprising four ministries – to come up with a mechanism to control the price of biodiesel containing 20% bio-content (B20) palm oil to boost domestic usage, says Primary Industries Minister Teresa Kok.
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GEORGE TOWN: The only Hindu temple on Penang Hill here is set to become a grand tourist attraction after undergoing major restoration work as part of its 12-year consecration ceremony culminating toda...
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GEORGE TOWN (June 13): The Ministry of Primary Industries has called on hotel operators to play their part and promote palm oil benefits to foreign visitors.
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GEORGE TOWN, June 13 — The Ministry of Primary Industries calls on hotel operators to play their part and promote palm oil benefits to foreign visitors.
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GEORGE TOWN: Primary Industries Minister Teresa Kok expects action to be taken after the private secretary of her deputy Datuk Seri Shamsul Iskandar Mohd Akin who is embroiled in a viral sex clip with...
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GEORGE TOWN: Hotel industry players should help promote palm oil at their establishments to boost the "Love My Palm Oil" campaign.
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GEORGE TOWN (June 13): The Federal government has formed a special joint committee headed by the Ministry of Primary Industries to monitor and ensure that the implementation of the B20 biodiesel fuel ...
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Primary Industries Minister Teresa Kok Suh Sim (left) sampling the ‘Extra Red Palm Fruit Oil’ palm oil after officiating the FMM-MPOB Second Seminar on Biodiesel (B7) Implementation in Industrial ...
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GEORGE TOWN: The federal government has formed a special joint committee to ensure that crude palm oil (CPO) prices will remain stable when Malaysia introduces B20 biodiesel fuel next year.
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GEORGE TOWN: The federal government has formed a special joint committee headed by the Ministry of Primary Industries to monitor and ensure that crude palm oil (CPO) prices will remain stable when the...
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GEORGE TOWN, June 13 — The federal government has formed a special joint committee headed by the Ministry of Primary Industries to monitor and ensure that the implementation of the B20 biodiesel fue...
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GEORGE TOWN, June 13 — The High Court here today set August 1 to decide on the Penang Islamic Religious Council’s (MAINPP) application to strike out the originating summons filed by Muhamad Amin A...
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The federal government has formed a special joint committee headed by the Primary Industries Ministry to monitor and ensure that crude palm oil (CPO) prices will remain stable when the country impleme...
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GEORGE TOWN: The Penang Islamic Religious Council (MAINPP) today told the High Court here that land it took over from a family estate in Butterworth as Muslim endowment was done according to the law a...
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Primary Industries Minister Teresa Kok Suh Sim (left) sampling the ‘Extra Red Palm Fruit Oil’ palm oil after officiating the FMM-MPOB Second Seminar on Biodiesel (B7) Implementation in Industrial ...