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PETALING JAYA: Ampang MP Zuraida Kamaruddin has come under fire after local authorities were given the green light to build a proposed anaerobic digestion plant in a densely populated residential area in Mukim Ampang.
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KUALA LUMPUR (May 19): Deputy Prime Minister Datuk Seri Dr Wan Azizah Wan Ismail said restricting travel abroad against borrowers who fail to repay loans from the National Higher Education Fund Cor...
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Huawei is in a bit of a mess right now.
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Intel, Qualcomm, Xilinx and Broadcom will not supply Huawei with crucial microchips and processor until further notice, Bloomberg reported citing source familiar with the matter.
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KUALA LUMPUR (May 18): The serving of a property forfeiture by the Attorney-General’s Chambers (AGC) to Low Taek Jho’s (aka Jho Low) mother, Goh Gaik Ewe, is a violation of “fair and lawful proc...
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KUALA LUMPUR, May 20 — The attorney general (AG) will be mounting a lawsuit to compel the National Feedlot Corporation Sdn Bhd (NFCorp) to cough up RM253,618,455.03 which it owes the federal governm...
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KUALA LUMPUR: Deputy Prime Minister Dr Wan Azizah Wan Ismail has called for a review of any plans for travel restrictions on borrowers who fail to repay loans from the National Higher Education Fund C...
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KUALA LUMPUR - Malaysia's unpopular Education Minister Maszlee Malik has stumbled into another controversy, even as two new petitions at change.org called on the government to remove him.
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KUALA LUMPUR, May 18 — The government hopes the domestic private sector will emulate the confidence shown by foreign investors in Malaysia by helping to further strengthen the nation’s growth, say...
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The government hopes the domestic private sector will emulate the confidence shown by foreign investors in Malaysia by helping to further strengthen the nation's growth, says Finance Minister Lim Guan...
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KUALA LUMPUR (May 18): The serving of a property forfeiture by the Attorney-General’s Chambers (AGC) to Low Taek Jho’s (aka Jho Low) mother, Goh Gaik Ewe, is a violation of “fair and lawful proc...
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MUAR (May 18): The Pakatan Harapan (PH) Government has set a 10-year target for the country to regain its economic prowess so that all quarters can benefit from its prosperity, said Parti Pribumi Bers...
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KUALA LUMPUR (May 17): The Malaysian Trade Union Congress (MTUC) has called on the Government to formulate a special Act to protect Technical Education and Vocational Training (TVET) graduates, especi...
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KUALA LUMPUR (May 17): Amanah Ikhtiar Malaysia (AIM) has allocated RM2.5 billion for micro-funding purposes, targeting 400,000 Sahabat AIM (AIM entrepreneurs) to join the entrepreneur financing instit...
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MUAR (May 17): The Pakatan Harapan (PH) Government has set a 10-year target for the country to regain its economic prowess so that all quarters can benefit from its prosperity, said Parti Pribumi Bers...
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MAY 17 — The Malaysian Bar is deeply concerned with the Malaysian Government’s action in deporting Praphan Pipithnamporn, an asylum seeker registered by the United Nations High Commissioner for Re...
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KUCHING (May 17): The RM11 billion worth of projects, involving the Coastal Road Network and Second Trunk Road, will be implemented on open-tender basis, said Deputy Chief Minister Tan Sri Dr James Je...
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PUTRAJAYA (May 16): The Government will embark on a scoping study to assess whether there is a need for a Climate Change Act in the country.
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KUALA LUMPUR (May 17): Pharmaniaga Bhd shares rose 5.93% this morning after the firm saw a 12% rise in first quarter net profit thanks to stronger demand from Government and private hospitals in both ...
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KUALA LUMPUR: Petronas Chemicals Group Bhd (PetChem), Perdana Petroleum Bhd, Pharmaniaga Bhd, Carlsberg Brewery Malaysia Bhd and AirAsia X Bhd are among the stocks to watch on Friday, according to JF Apex Research.
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KUALA LUMPUR (May 16): Works Minister Baru Bian is confident that the local construction industry will see better growth in the next quarter of 2019.
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KOTA BHARU (May 16): The Pakatan Harapan (PH) Government has not neglected Kelantan and has awarded the State with five mega projects within just a year of being in power.
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KUALA LUMPUR (May 16): Based on corporate announcements and news flow today, stocks in focus for Friday (May 17) may include the following: Pharmaniaga Bhd, Petronas Chemicals Group Bhd, S P Setia Bhd...
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KUCHING (May 16): The Sarawak Government through its Ministry of Modernisation of Agriculture, Native Land and Regional Development (MANRED) has been urged to prohibit the importation of fresh milk in...
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KUALA LUMPUR (May 16): The Government and Bank Negara Malaysia (BNM) may have to do more to support Malaysia's economic growth amid the escalating United States-China trade war, said an economist.
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KUCHING (May 16): The RM11 billion worth of projects, involving the Coastal Road Network and Second Trunk Road, will be implemented on open-tender basis, said Deputy Chief Minister Tan Sri Dr James Je...
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PUTRAJAYA (May 16): The Government will embark on a scoping study to assess whether there is a need for a Climate Change Act in the country.
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KUALA LUMPUR (May 16): OCBC Bank expects this year to be a weak growth year for Malaysia, concluding the full-year growth of 4.4 percent year-on-year (y-o-y).
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IPOH, May 16 — The Perak state government has given the green light to authorities to remove a blockade that was put up illegally on state land at Kampung Tasik Cunex in Gerik, Mentri Besar Datuk Se...
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KUALA LUMPUR: The Government is making progress with its plan to come up with a law to tackle cyberbullying, says Gobind Singh Deo.
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KUALA LUMPUR (May 16): Yayasan Wilayah Persekutuan (YMP), the registered proprietor of the land earmarked for development in the Taman Rimba Kiara area, has clarified that the scaled-down version of t...
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KUALA LUMPUR (May 16): The FBM KLCI closed down 12.24 points or 0.76% today after news on US sanctions on China-based telecommunication group Huawei Technologies Co Ltd led to anticipation of escalati...
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KUALA LUMPUR (May 16): Pharmaniaga Bhd saw a 12% rise in first quarter net profit thanks to stronger demand from Government and private hospitals in both Malaysia and Indonesia.
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KUALA LUMPUR (May 16): A Debt Management Office (DMO) has been set up to review and manage the government’s debt and liabilities, which will be chaired by Finance Minister Lim Guan Eng.
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GEORGE TOWN, May 16 ― The Kedah government must protect the rainforest in the greater Ulu Muda Forest Complex by banning all logging works there, the Penang Water Supply Corporation (PBAPP) said tod...
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KUALA LUMPUR: A Debt Management Office (DMO) has been set up to review and manage the government’s debt and liabilities, which will be chaired by Finance Minister Lim Guan Eng.
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KUALA LUMPUR (May 15): The Member of Parliament for Titiwangsa, Datuk Seri Rina Mohd Harun hopes that the name Kampung Baru will be retained although the Government intends to redevelop the area as a ...
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KOTA KINABALU (May 15): MASwings has entered into a component support programme with Air France Industries-KLM Engineering and Maintenance (AFI-KLM E&M) for its fleet of 10 ATR 72-500s as part of effo...
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BANGI (May 15): Prime Minister Tun Dr Mahathir Mohamad announced that the Government has agreed to appoint a member of the Senate from among the youths with wide expertise and knowledge in the field a...
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KUALA LUMPUR (May 15): Batu Kawan’s net profit in the second quarter ended March 31, 2019 (2QFY19) jumped 41.67% to RM79.29 million from RM55.97 million a year ago mainly due to lower operating expe...
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BANGI (May 15): Parti Keadilan Rakyat (PKR) president Datuk Seri Anwar Ibrahim said a fair procedure should be followed in allowing Cabinet Ministers and public officials who are party leaders to camp...
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SEREMBAN (May 15): The State Government announced a special financial aid (BKK) in conjunction with the Aidilfitri celebration of half-month salary or a minimum of RM1,000 to all civil servants under ...
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KUALA LUMPUR: The Ministry of Finance has set up the Debt Management Office (DMO) to review and manage the government’s debt and liabilities.
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KUALA LUMPUR: The government has set up a Debt Management Office (DMO) to overcome and resolve the problem of hidden government debt and liabilities which grew more than RM1 trillion in 2017.
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JOHOR BAHRU (May 14): The Johor Government has lost hundreds of millions in revenue due to irregularities in logging in the Lenggor forest reserve near Mersing, said Johor Pakatan Harapan Backbenchers...
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PUTRAJAYA (May 14): Parti Pribumi Bersatu Malaysia (Bersatu)  leaders and members have been told not  to pine for Government  posts or rewards now that the party is part of the Government.
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KUALA LUMPUR (May 14): Malaysia should take the opportunity to convince foreign investors to use the country as a base to penetrate the ASEAN market, said Economic Affairs Minister Datuk Seri Mohamed ...
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KUALA LUMPUR (May 14): The Farmers’ Organisation Authority (LPP) is confident that the gazetting of the Farmers' Organisation (Amendment) Regulations 2019 is in line with the current Government agen...
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KUALA LUMPUR (May 14): Datuk Seri Najib Razak, in his capacity as then Finance Minister, signed a Government guarantee letter for the second RM2 billion loan extended to SRC International Sdn Bhd, tes...
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KUALA LUMPUR (May 14): The FBM KLCI erased 11th-hour gains today to close 1.9 points or 0.12% lower as investors evaluated the impact of the China-US trade tension on world markets.
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Home Minister Tan Sri Muhyiddin Yassin told the press on Monday that the Government has not received any official request to declassify official documents on the May 13, 1969 racial riots.Muhyiddin sa...
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KUALA LUMPUR (May 14): Permodalan Nasional Chairman Tan Sri Dr Zeti Akhtar Aziz, a former central bank governor, will head a task force on corporate governance as Malaysia seeks to intensify its anti-...
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JERLUN (May 14): The Kedah Government will hold a tripartite meeting with the Penang and Perak State Governments to discuss issues arising from the proposed construction of the Kulim International Air...
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KUALA LUMPUR (May 14): The Congress of Unions of Employees in the Public and Civil Services (Cuepacs) has urged the Government to retain the construction of affordable housing for civil servants via t...
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KUALA LUMPUR (May 13): The Congress of Unions of Employees in the Public and Civil Services (Cuepacs) has urged the Government to retain the construction of affordable housing for civil servants via t...
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"IT HAS been shown that one in four vulnerabilities go unreported because researchers don't know if legal action will be taken against them," said Adam Tea (pic, above), HackerOne Bug Bounty advisor.
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THE Malaysian Communications and Multimedia Commission hopes to foster closer co-operation with all state governments in the country in its efforts to facilitate the development of digital infrastruct...
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JERLUN (May 13): The Kedah Government will hold a tripartite meeting with the Penang and Perak State Governments to discuss issues arising from the proposed construction of the Kulim International Air...
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The Congress of Unions of Employees in the Public and Civil Services (Cuepacs) said on Monday that it hopes the Government will consider giving a Hari Raya Aidilfitri bonus to civil servants this time...
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PUTRAJAYA (May 13): Prime Minister Tun Dr Mahathir Mohamad said people need to adapt to new technologies to ensure they are not left out in the new world.
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JOHOR BAHRU (May 13): A pilot food waste decomposition project is in the pipeline as it is seen as the best alternative to overcome short term landfills in Johor.
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Abu Siti Lane was originally Aboo Sittee Lane, named after a person.
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PASIR MAS: The Congress of Unions of Employees in the Public and Civil Services (Cuepacs) hopes the government will consider giving bonus to civil servants and retirees this time before Hari Raya Aidi...
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KUALA SELANGOR: Selangor’s excellence as a developed state to become an administrative model for other states, was not achieved in a short period of time, said Mentri Besar (MB) Amirudin Shari (pix)...
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SEMPORNA: Village leaders in Sabah will be stripped of their posts if they are found to be abusing their power or condoning corrupt practices, Sabah Deputy Chief Minister Datuk Jaujan Sambakong said.
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KUALA LUMPUR, May 12 — Malaysian Bar president Datuk Abdul Fareed Abdul Gafoor today said that law-abiding police personnel who have committed no offence have nothing to fear from the Independent Po...
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KUALA LUMPUR: The setting up of the Independent Police Complaints and Misconduct Commission (IPCMC) is constitutional and does not violate the Police Act 1967, says the Malaysian Bar.
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KUALA LUMPUR, May 12 — The bloody May 13 racial riots of 1969 should be a lesson for the multiracial people in the country to recognise the importance of staying united in order to maintain peace an...
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SEMPORNA, May 12 — Village leaders in Sabah will be stripped of their posts if they are found to be abusing their power or condoning corrupt practices, Sabah Deputy Chief Minister Datuk Jaujan Samba...
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KUALA LUMPUR (May 10): The ‘Shared Prosperity’ economic model announced by the Government provides a radical breakthrough for fundamentally new socio-economic policies, says ASLI’s Centre for Pu...
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PUTRAJAYA (May 10): The Royal Malaysia Police (PDRM) have now agreed to the setting up of the Independent Police Complaints and Misconduct Commission (IPCMC) after being assured that the police will n...
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BANGI (May 10): Prime Minister Tun Dr Mahathir Mohamad said the Pakatan Harapan (PH) Government that he leads needs more time to fulfill all the pledges contained in its manifesto.
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IPOH (May 10): The line-up of the Perak State Executive Council (Exco) will be announced soon, according to Menteri Besar Datuk Seri Ahmad Faizal Azumu.
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PETALING JAYA: The failure to gazette the Cabinet posts of ministers by the Pakatan Harapan government affects the legality of their functions, says PAS secretary-general Datuk Takiyuddin Hassan.
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KUALA LUMPUR: MMC Corp Bhd, Teo Seng Capital Bhd, Handal Resources Bhd, MRCB-Quill REIT, Willowglen MSC Bhd, Jaks Resources Bhd and Scomi Group Bhd are among the stocks to watch on Friday, according to JF Apex Research.
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SEREMBAN: Serving and retired civil servants in state governments, local councils and statutory bodies are only entitled to free treatment at government health facilities if their respective employers agree to bear the cost.
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SANDAKAN (May 9): Sandakan by-election voters were today urged to vote for the candidate who already has strong ties with the current Government for his or her voice to be easily heard.
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KUALA LUMPUR (May 9): Based on corporate announcements and news flow today, stocks in focus for Friday (May 10) may include the following: Syarikat Takaful Malaysia Keluarga Bhd, S P Setia Bhd, MMC Co...
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KUALA LUMPUR (May 9): As Malaysians marked the first anniversary of the historic victory which brought Pakatan Harapan (PH) to rule today, the PH-led government has successfully managed to raise Malay...
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PUTRAJAYA (May 9): The Pakatan Harapan (PH) Government will need to work harder to fulfill the pledges contained in its 14th General Election manifesto, apart from ensuring that the people’s standar...
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ALOR SETAR (May 9): The ability of Kedah’s Pakatan Harapan (PH) Government to bring in foreign investments worth RM7.75 billion in the first quarter of this year, is among its huge accomplishments f...
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KUALA LUMPUR (May 9): The government plans to introduce a special housing scheme for members of the arts, cultural and entertainment fraternity, the Dewan Negara was told today.
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Alibaba Group’s affiliate online payment service company Ant Financial has secured a virtual bank license from Hong Kong authorities, according to a statement.
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SANDAKAN (May 9): The Sabah State Government believes in the ability of the Federal Government led by Prime Minister Tun Dr Mahathir Mohamad to steer the country towards greater economic heights.
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KUALA LUMPUR: The government plans to introduce a special housing scheme for members of the arts, cultural and entertainment fraternity, the Dewan Negara was told today.
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PUTRAJAYA (May 9): The Pakatan Harapan Government is “quite optimistic” that Malaysia would achieve GDP economic growth as strong as 4.9% in 2019, said Economic Affairs Minister Datuk Seri Mohamed...
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KUALA LUMPUR, May 9 — The developers of the KL-Singapore High Speed Rail project (HSR) have issued a tender for a commercial advisory consultant (CAC) for its project review exercise.
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KUALA LUMPUR: MyHSR Corp Sdn Bhd will call for a tender for the appointment of a commercial advisory consultant (CAC) for the KL-Singapore high speed rail (HSR) project review exercise today.
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KUALA LUMPUR (Bernama): The government plans to introduce a special housing scheme for members of the arts, cultural and entertainment fraternity, the Dewan Negara was told.
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SHAH ALAM: Malaysia’s e-wallet company Boost has announced that its payment service is now available at 800 Shell fuel stations nationwide with the aim of enhancing customers’ retail experience.
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KUALA LUMPUR, May 9 — Former minister Tan Sri Rafidah Aziz urged Malaysians to judge and evaluate the Pakatan Harapan administration’s performance only when its current term is near expiry.
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PETALING JAYA: Tan Sri Rafidah Aziz has urged Malaysians to judge and evaluate the Pakatan Harapan government, only after its five-year term is over.
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THE constitutional position of state Rulers has been in the news lately and there is bitter controversy over several issues.
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KUALA LUMPUR: Prime Minister Tun Dr Mahathir Mohamad (pix) has questioned whether a gathering by Muslims in the city on Saturday was to defend the sanctity of Islam and the Constitution or to draw sup...
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PAHANG is one of the two states still held by Barisan Nasional after the 14th General Election, with Perlis being the other.
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MALAYSIA’S largest e-wallet, Boost, and Shell Malaysia on May 8 officially announced the availability of the e-wallet payment service at 800 Shell stations nationwide.
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SANDAKAN (May 8): The Sabah Cabinet held its weekly meeting here today, the first meeting it has convened outside the capital city of Kota Kinabalu following the establishment of the new Government in...
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KUALA LUMPUR (May 8): The Malaysian Government will respect Thailand’s decision if that country wants to go ahead with the Kra Canal project, the Dewan Negara was told today.
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KUALA LUMPUR: Tun Dr Mahathir Mohamad, one of the oldest leaders in the world today, said he feels “as strong as I could be, at the age of 93” when asked if the past year leading the Pakatan Harap...
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(May 8): A year on, the Pakatan Harapan Government has been accused as being one without a "Malay-Muslim soul", a rhetoric promoted by none other than the Umno-Pas alliance.