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Transport Minister Anthony Loke said the Government has not paid the RM555 million compensation to the Armed Forces Fund Board (LTAT) for the board's investment in the Automated Enforcement System (AE...
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When asked what’s his view on the state of Malaysia Airlines Berhad, Rembau MP Khairy Jamaluddin said that if the Government decides to privatise MAB, the terms need to be quite clear that the gover...
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KUALA LUMPUR (March 21): The proposed Kulim International Airport was necessary as it would complement Penang International Airport instead of competing with it, said Economic Affairs Minister Datuk S...
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I applaud Singapore for opening up land for agri-tech ventures and the fishing industry to make our country more self-sufficient in producing our own food and less dependent on Malaysia.
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KUALA LUMPUR (March 20): Prime Minister Tun Dr Mahathir Mohamad today stressed that the private security services industry plays an important role in contributing to the country's economy, both direct...
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KUALA LUMPUR (March 20): The public perception of the National Higher Education Fund Corporation (PTPTN) is improving as more and more people are using it as a savings fund instead of regarding it as ...
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GEORGE TOWN (March 20): The proposal to set up a Special High Court and Special Appeal Court for corruption cases is not meant to expedite the graft trials of former Prime Minister Datuk Seri Najib Tu...
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KUALA LUMPUR, March 20 — The High Court today set April 4 for the assessment of damages that would be awarded to cartoonist Zunar after the Home Ministry revoked the ban on his book titled, Sapuman:...
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KUALA LUMPUR (March 20): The conditions for the sale of the Royale Chulan Bukit Bintang Hotel have yet to be fulfilled and as such the hotel still belongs to Boustead Holdings Bhd.
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KUALA LUMPUR (March 20): The FBMKLCI Index closed 3.47 points lower to 1,684.21 points today on the back of profit taking amid investor caution over Malaysia’s implementation of development strategi...
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Kelantan will remain without cinemas, as it has been over the past 30 years.
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KUALA LUMPUR (March 20): Sime Darby Plantation Bhd says it has received takeover interest from a few parties in its loss-making operations in Liberia in West African.
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KUALA LUMPUR, March 20 — Sime Darby Plantation Bhd says it has received takeover interest from a few parties in its loss-making operations in Liberia in West Africa.
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KUALA LUMPUR: There are several parties that have expressed interest in buying the troubled national airlines Malaysia Airlines Bhd (MAS), says Prime Minister Tun Dr Mahathir Mohamad.
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SUBANG JAYA (March 19): The Ministry of Transportation has delivered a proposal paper to the Public Private Partnership Unit (PPP) to privatise the management of six marinas it is handling currently i...
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ALOR SETAR (March 19): The Government will study the Felda Settlers Consultation Committee’s proposal for compassionate money of RM500 be given to each of the 30,000 Felda settlers despite the fact ...
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KUALA LUMPUR (March 19): The Pakatan Harapan (PH) Government will decide soon whether to repeal or amend the Sedition Act 1948, Minister in the Prime Minister's Department Datuk Liew Vui Keong said.
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GEORGE TOWN: Three Malaysians who were injured in the terrorist attacks at two mosques in Christchurch, New Zealand last Friday are recovering well at the Christchurch Hospital, according to a represe...
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GEORGE TOWN: Three Malaysians who were injured in the terrorist attacks at two mosques in Christchurch, New Zealand last Friday are recovering well at the Christchurch Hospital, according to a represe...
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PUTRAJAYA (March 19): The controversial land swaps undertaken by the Ministry of Defence (Mindef) to allegedly expand voter base in selected constituencies were against financial regulations, said Pri...
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TANJUNG MALIM (March 19): The improvement of the Perak State Housing Policy (DPNP) 2019 which comes into effect on April 1, will allow developers to apply for the release of the Bumiputera quota if th...
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KUALA LUMPUR (March 19): Total waste management company JAG Bhd has signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with Empire Mining Sdn Bhd to jointly explore bauxite mining opportunities in Pulau Langk...
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KUALA LUMPUR (March 19): The RM1.6 billion Kulim International Airport project is among several high-impact projects for Kedah costing more than RM3 billion announced by the Federal Government today.
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PUTRAJAYA (March 19): Malaysia should be more aggressive in addressing the proposed restriction towards palm oil use in the EU, said Prime Minister Tun Dr Mahathir Mohamad today.
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PUTRAJAYA (March 19): The Government is proposing the setting up of a special court to specifically handle corruption-related cases, Prime Minister Tun Dr Mahatihr Mohamad said today.
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IPOH: Rumours of a political conflict in Perak have not dampened investors’ confidence in continuing to invest in the state.
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KUALA LUMPUR (March 19): No Malaysians have been reported to be among the casualties in the shooting incident on a tram in the city of Utrecht, the Netherlands yesterday, Wisma Putra confirmed today.
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KUALA LUMPUR, March 19 — Argentina is looking forward to an increase in bilateral activities — covering areas such as trade, economic and investment — that will follow after Foreign Minister Dat...
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KUALA LUMPUR: Argentina is looking forward to an increase in bilateral activities - covering areas such as trade, economy and investment - that will follow after Foreign Minister Datuk Saifuddin Abdul...
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Azmin : Government approves proposed RM1.6b Kulim International Airport development
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KUALA LUMPUR, March 19 — The Ministry of Foreign Affairs today denied claims the government is not taking care of Malaysian victims in New Zealand and their kin in the aftermath of the Christchurch ...
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KUCHING, March 19 — The Federal Government will ensure that ‘sick’ projects under the previous government, especially in Sarawak, will be restored immediately and effectively implemented until f...
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KUALA LUMPUR (March 18): The Government has yet to set the floor price for scrap rubber because it will have a huge financial impact on the country, the Dewan Rakyat was told today.
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KUALA LUMPUR: The Dewan Rakyat today strongly condemned the terrorist attacks on two mosques in New Zealand last Friday and expressed condolences to the families of the 50 people killed in the massacr...
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KUALA LUMPUR (March 18): The Public Accounts Committee has urged the Transport Ministry to investigate the role of YTL Corp Bhd in the failure of an RM24.27 million Government-commissioned marina in P...
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KUALA LUMPUR (March 18): The Dewan Rakyat today observed a minute of silence as a mark of respect for the victims of the mass shootings at two mosques in Christchurch, New Zealand, which resulted in 5...
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Minister in the Prime Minister’s Department Datuk Liew Vui Keong said on Monday that the Government is looking to table the National Harmony Bill this year.
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The Opposition should remain at the helm of the Public Accounts Committee, Subang MP Wong Chen said on Monday.
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SEREMBAN, March 17 — Prime Minister Tun Dr Mahathir Mohamad tonight officially opened the 2019 National Level Al-Quran Recital and Memorisation Gathering at the Seremban Municipal Council Hall here.
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KUALA LUMPUR, March 17 — The Human Rights Commission of Malaysia (Suhakam) expressed disappointment today with the government’s decision not to accede to the International Convention on the Elimin...
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ALOR STAR: A charity tahfiz centre in Sungai Petani was ordered closed because it had been operating without permission and was believed to have used children to collect donations in the name of the r...
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ALOR SETAR: A charity tahfiz centre in Sungai Petani was ordered closed because it had been operating without permission and was believed to have used children to collect donations in the name of the ...
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PUTRAJAYA, March 17 — Foreign Minister Datuk Saifuddin Abdullah will be making a five-day working visit to Argentina starting tomorrow.
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KUALA LUMPUR (March 16): Pestech International Bhd has inked a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with a Japanese renewable energy power plant developer for a potential joint investment in the bidding ...
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KUALA LUMPUR (March 16): Selangor Properties Bhd, whose controlling shareholder is in the midst of taking it private at RM6.30 per share, announced that it posted a net profit of RM23.04 million in th...
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MP SPEAKS | Malaysia is enjoying encouraging economic growth and this is reflected by the strong 48 percent increase in approved foreign direct investment (FDI) across all sectors to RM80.5 billion fo...
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KUALA LUMPUR, March 16 — The Human Rights Commission of Malaysia (Suhakam) is adamant that the abolition of the death penalty must be absolute, stressing that the Federal Constitution recognises all...
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KUALA LUMPUR (March 15): Bukit Aman Special Branch (SB) director Datuk Seri Abdul Hamid Bador has been appointed acting Deputy Inspector-General of Police.
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PUTRAJAYA (March 15): Datuk Seri Dr Ronald Kiandee will remain as the Public Accounts Committee (PAC) chairman despite joining the ruling party, Parti Pribumi Bersatu Malaysia (Bersatu), said Prime Mi...
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KUALA LUMPUR (March 15): The European Commission’s (EC) biased decision that palm oil is not a green fuel will impact 112,635 Federal Land Development Authority (Felda) smallholders whose livelihood...
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KUALA LUMPUR (March 15): The Ministry of Defence (Mindef) has lowered the price in the partnership contract with the Chinese Government to build four Littoral Mission Ships.
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KUALA LUMPUR (March 15): Selangor Properties Bhd, whose controlling shareholder is in the midst of taking it private at RM6.30 per share, announced that it posted a net profit of RM23.04 million in th...
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KUALA LUMPUR (March 15): Pestech International Bhd has inked a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with a Japanese renewable energy power plant developer for a potential joint investment in the bidding ...
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KUALA LUMPUR (March 15): Small Medium Enterprise Development Bank Malaysia Bhd (SME Bank) has completed its book building exercise for RM600 million Government guaranteed Islamic medium-term notes (IM...
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BANGKOK: The UN Refugee Agency (UNHCR) has officially reversed its policy of terminating protections for ethnic Chin refugees, and will reissue standard documentation to those who have had their refugee cards withdrawn.
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KUALA LUMPUR (March 15): Accountant General of Malaysia, Datuk Saat Esa, together with the Chief Secretary to the Government, Datuk Seri Dr Ismail Bakar, have joined the board of directors of Perbadan...
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KUALA LUMPUR (March 14): The Parliament’s Public Account Committee (PAC) has urged the Government to draw up a comprehensive standard operating procedure (SOP) to maintain its assets for long term u...
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KUALA LUMPUR (March 14): The Government expects to finalise the targeted petrol and diesel subsidy mechanism in July at the latest.
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The government is in the midst of identifying the culprits behind the chemical pollution in Pasir Gudang which has so far affected the health of over 2,000 people in the area.
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KUALA LUMPUR (March 14): The Government is realigning the policy governing business ecosystems to strengthen local entrepreneurs to improve their contribution to the economy, Entrepreneur Development ...
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KUALA LUMPUR (March 14): The Government will review the national agricultural policy to increase its contribution to the country's Gross Domestic Product and raise the sector's importance to the level...
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KUALA LUMPUR (March 14): The Prime Minister should only be allowed a limited role in vetoing the recommendations made by the Judicial Appointments Commission (JAC) in the appointment and elevation or ...
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KUALA LUMPUR (March 14): Uzma Bhd has secured a two-year contract for the provision of directional drilling services from Indonesia’s Pertamina Hulu Energi Onshore North West Java (PHE-ONJW). Accord...
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MARCH 14 — The Chemical Industries Council of Malaysia (CICM) calls for safe and responsible handling, use and disposal of chemicals (manufacture, transport, storage and disposal) by chemical compan...
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KUALA LUMPUR (Mar 14): There was no request from the Johor State government to declare a state of emergency for the Pasir Gudang area, it was revealed during a debate in Dewan Rakyat today on the chem...
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KUALA LUMPUR (March 14): International Trade and Industry Minister Datuk Darell Leiking today denied allegations made by an automotive portal that the 28 new Approved Permit (AP) holders had sold thei...
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KUALA LUMPUR (Mar 14): Defence Minister Mohamad Sabu said it is up to the Cabinet to decide whether or not to make public the findings of an investigation into controversial land deals involving the M...
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KUALA LUMPUR (March 14): The FBM KLCI closed down 3.72 points or 0.22% at 1,674.52 after Asian share markets stumbled as news of China's slower industrial output growth, which missed analysts' forecas...
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KUALA LUMPUR (March 14): Malaysia approved RM201.7 billion worth of investments in the manufacturing, services, and primary sectors last year, up a marginal 0.55% from RM200.6 billion in 2017.
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Datuk Seri Dr Wee Ka Siong is questioning why the government is slow to respond to the river poisoning incident in Pasir Gudang, Johor.The Ayer Hitam MP and MCA president said the ministry and Johor s...
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The Malaysian government’s responses towards the Women’s Day march have been heavy-handed and grossly misplaced.
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Energy, Science, Technology, Environment and Climate Change Minister Yeo Bee Yin on Thursday said that the Government is focusing all its effort on cleaning up contamination in Sungai Kim Kim in Pasir...
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KUALA LUMPUR (March 13): The International Trade and Industry Ministry (MITI) said the New Open Approved Permit (AP) Policy has been implemented with effect from Jan 1.
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The Government has closed 34 schools after a suspected chemical leak in Sungai Kim Kim, Johor last week.
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Deputy Minister in the Domestic Trade and Consumer Affairs Ministry (KPDHEP) Chong Chieng Jen has provided a timely update on the status of the targeted petrol subsidy mechanism.
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KUALA LUMPUR (March 13): Finance Minister Lim Guan Eng has given his assurance that the Government is not going to close down Malaysia Airlines Bhd (MAB). Clarifying that Tun Dr Mahathir Mohamad’s s...
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Rembau MP Khairy Jamaluddin praised Finance Minister Lim Guan Eng and the Government on Tuesday over use of zero-based budgeting for ministry funding.
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Prime Minister Tun Dr Mahathir Mohamad has called for patience from Malaysians as the Government attempts to bring to book those who were involved in corruption and abuse of power from the previous ad...
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Rembau MP Khairy Jamaluddin admitted on Tuesday that Malaysia's tax system is regressive and suggested that the Government impose higher taxes on the rich to make it more progressive.
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KUALA LUMPUR (March 12): The International Monetary Fund (IMF) forecasts Malaysia’s Gross Domestic Product (GDP) to grow at 4.7% 2019 — the same pace as it had projected in 2018.
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LETTER | Pahang state secretary Sallehuddin Ishak had failed to understand the real cause of water pollution in Cameron Highlands as evidenced by the accusations he made towards farmers at Sungai Icha...
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KUALA LUMPUR: The Government must follow the rule of law in bringing those responsible for the 1Malaysia Development Bhd (1MDB) scandal to justice, says Prime Minister Tun Dr Mahathir Mohamad.
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KUALA LUMPUR (March 12): The income tax rates in this country are still competitive compared with other nations.
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KUALA LUMPUR (March 11): The income tax rates in this country are still competitive compared with other nations.
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KUALA LUMPUR (March 11): IOI Properties Group Bhd CEO Lee Yeow Seng and Energy, Science, Technology, Environment and Climate Change Minister Yeo Bee Yin registered their marriage today.
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KUALA LUMPUR (March 11): .Celcom Axiata Berhad (Celcom) today clarified that any rumours arising from a memo written on the closure of internet centres is not true, saying it was written without the t...
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KUALA LUMPUR (March 11): The International Monetary Fund (IMF) forecasts Malaysia’s Gross Domestic Product (GDP) to grow at 4.7% 2019 — the same pace as it had projected in 2018.
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KUALA LUMPUR: Malaysia King Sultan Abdullah Sultan Ahmad Shah on Monday (Mar 11) called for racial unity, while urging the government to take into account the wishes of the people when making policies...
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KUALA LUMPUR (March 11): Lafarge Malaysia Bhd shares rose as much as 13 sen or 5.78% to RM2.38 today against broader market losses after analysts said the cement manufacturer is seen as a beneficiary ...
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GEORGE TOWN, March 11 — The evicted tenants of the Taman Manggis people’s housing project flats cannot sue the state government under the Specific Relief Act 1950, lawyer Rajivan Nambiar said toda...
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Prime Minister Tun Dr Mahathir Mohamad took a swipe at Johor Crown Prince Tunku Ismail Sultan Ibrahim when asked to comment on the crown prince’s claims that the Government failed to consult the con...
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IN LINE with the national agenda to further grow Malaysia’s digital economy, delegates from the Government of Malaysia participated in Alibaba Business School’s New Economy Workshop (NEW) held at ...
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HUAWEI Malaysia has appointed Michael Yuan (pic) as its new chief executive officer (CEO) effective Feb 1, 2019.
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KULIM: A total of 473 dengue cases were recorded in Kedah from January to March 2 this year, a more than double increase from the 193 cases recorded in the same period last year.
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SEBERANG PERAI: The People’s Housing Project (PPR) in Taman Manggis is a transit house and is not meant for permanent occupation, says Penang Chief Minister Chow Kon Yeow.
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SEBERANG PERAI, March 9 — The People’s Housing Project (PPR) in Taman Manggis is a transit house and is not meant for permanent occupation, says Penang Chief Minister Chow Kon Yeow.
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PUTRAJAYA: Government and private agencies need to create a balanced environment in all spheres for the wellbeing of women, says the Women, Family and Community Development Ministry.
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KUCHING (March 8): Sarawak Chief Minister Datuk Patinggi Abang Johari Tun Openg tonight said the State Government is happy with the negotiation with regards to the State’s rights under the Malaysia ...
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PUTRAJAYA (March 8): The government’s hope of finding Malaysia Airlines (MAS) flight MH370 which has gone missing since March 8, 2014, will not be abandoned, according to the Ministry of Transport (...
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KUALA LUMPUR (March 8): Malaysia continues to welcome the Belt and Road Initiative (BRI) and investments from China, says Deputy International Trade and Industry Minister Ong Kian Ming.