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KUALA LUMPUR, Aug 20 — Lembaga Tabung Haji (TH) CEO Datuk Seri Zukri Samat is expected to cut short his two-year tenure due to health reasons, The Malaysian Reserve (TMR) reported yesterday, citing ...
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KUALA LUMPUR, Aug 20 — Lembaga Tabung Haji (TH) CEO Datuk Seri Zukri Samat is expected to cut short his two-year tenure due to health reasons, The Malaysian Reserve (TMR) reported yesterday, citing ...
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SHAH ALAM: The PKR Political Bureau will hold a meeting on Wednesday to discuss issues related to Muslim preacher Dr Zakir Naik, Jawi script and United Chinese School Committees Association (Dong Zong...
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MECCA, Aug 17 ― With the advent of big data analytics in the world of information and communications technology (ICT), the Pilgrims’ Fund Board (TH) has each year, harnessed the value of big data ...
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BESUT, Aug 16 — Ten Malaysian Haj pilgrims have died in the Holy Land to date, compared to 42 people at the Haj season last year, said Minister in the Prime Minister’s Department Datuk Seri Mujahi...
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KUALA LUMPUR, Aug 16 — Kuantan MP Fuziah Salleh today expressed her regret that the government is letting rare earths producer Lynas run its refinery in Gebeng, Pahang for another six months, saying...
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Indonesia’s crackdown on imported foreign waste has upset the village of Bangun, where residents say they earn more money sorting through piles of garbage than growing rice in once-lush paddy fields...
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KUALA LUMPUR, Aug 15 — PKR’s view concerning provocative preacher Dr Zakir Naik will only be made public after Datuk Seri Anwar Ibrahim returns from performing his Haj in Mecca.
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MECCA, Aug 15 — The 30,200 Malaysians who performed the Haj pilgrimage this year are scheduled to return to the country between August 19 and September 13 on 69 flights, according to the head of the...
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KUALA LUMPUR, Aug 14 — A letter referring to PKR president Datuk Seri Anwar Ibrahim as the eighth prime minister that made its rounds on social media has been verified to be fake.
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MECCA, Aug 14 ― The Haj pilgrimage underway in Mecca has been accelerating the growth of digital worship and spawning a slew of religious apps, tablet Korans and faith-based gadgets.
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All Malaysian pilgrims have been confirmed safe following heavy rains at the Mina Muaisim campsite in Mecca at 4pm local time (9pm Malaysian time) yesterday.
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MECCA, Aug 14 — All Malaysian pilgrims have been confirmed safe following heavy rains at the Mina Muaisim campsite here at 4pm local time (9pm Malaysian time) on Monday.
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MECCA, Aug 13 — Lembaga Tabung Haji (TH) today denied a viral message on social media alleging that a Malaysian pilgrim died of suffocation in a congested tunnel due to heavy rain.
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MAKKAH: Malaysian pilgrims are now in Mina to perform the casting of stones at the pillars (in the symbolic stoning of the devil) ritual, said Malaysian Haj Delegation head Datuk Seri Syed Saleh Syed ...
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KUALA LUMPUR: Mercy was the main topic of the imam’s sermon at Namirah Mosque on Saturday as millions of Muslim pilgrims converged on Mount Arafah to perform one of the rites of the Haj this year.
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PUTRAJAYA, Aug 10 — Malaysian Anti-Corruption Commission (MACC) chief commissioner Latheefa Koya today called on all Malaysians to continue making sacrifices in fighting corruption and building a co...
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Millions of Muslim pilgrims converged at Mount Arafat to mark the Day of Arafat.
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KUALA LUMPUR, Aug 9 — The Pilgrims Fund Board (TH) stresses that it is not responsible for managing the furada visa because it is directly handled by tourism and minor Haj agencies and individuals w...
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MAKKAH: The shrine of Kaaba here holds a special place in the hearts of Muslims all over the world, as they pray five times daily in the direction of the Kaaba.
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IPOH, August 9 — A lawyer is suing the government over the recent departure levy imposed on Malaysians travelling overseas, claiming that this is unconstitutional in nature.
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MECCA, Aug 8 — Malaysia is among the three countries chosen by the Saudi Arabian government to implement the EYAB pioneer project, which is to facilitate transactions for the return journey of the p...
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PUTRAJAYA, Aug 8 ― A Malaysian construction company, Olie Scape Holdings Sdn Bhd (OSH) will be involved in a housing project in Mecca to provide accommodation for Haj pilgrims from Southeast Asia.
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SEPANG: Prime Minister Tun Dr Mahathir Mohamad said Saudi Arabia’s Mecca Route initiative has benefited Malaysian pilgrims.
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MAKKAH: For Mohd Tarmizi Shuib (pix) and his family, the opportunity to perform the haj, a duty mandatory for every financially and physically able Muslim to fulfill the fifth pillar of Islam, this ye...
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SEPANG: Malaysia is proud to receive praise and recognition from the government of Saudi Arabia and other Islamic countries over the achievements of Lembaga Tabung Haji (TH) which has managed Malaysia...
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SEPANG, Aug 4 — Prime Minister Tun Dr Mahathir Mohamad said Saudi Arabia’s Mecca Route initiative has benefited Malaysian pilgrims.
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MECCA, Aug 4 — For Mohd Tarmizi Shuib and his family, the opportunity to perform the Haj, a duty mandatory for every financially and physically able Muslim to fulfil the fifth pillar of Islam, this ...
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SEPANG, Aug 4 — Malaysia is proud to receive praise and recognition from the government of Saudi Arabia and other Islamic countries over the achievements of Lembaga Tabung Haji (TH) which has manage...
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KUALA LUMPUR, July 31 — The King of Saudi Arabia, King Salman Abdulaziz Al Saud, is sponsoring 20 Malaysian pilgrims to perform the Haj under the 2019 Saudi King’s guests programme.
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PUTRAJAYA, July 29 — The formation of a special committee to start the Islamic administration digitalisation process would be announced before the year-end, said Minister in the Prime Minister’s D...
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MAKKAH: “When you put money into Tabung Haji (TH), resist from withdrawing it (for other purposes),“ said Abdullah Ralmastan, 61, a pilgrim from Tawau, Sabah, when asked about how he and his wife ...
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MECCA, July 28 — Zarinah Man, the matron at Tabung Haji’s (TH) Syisyah Medical Centre here, is a “Florence Nightingale” to Malaysian pilgrims in this  holiest city for Muslims this Haj seaso...
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KUALA LUMPUR: Lembaga Tabung Haji’s (TH) net profit rose to RM815 million in the first half of 2019 (1H 2019), with an asset surplus of RM1.8 billion.
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KUALA LUMPUR (July 25): Lembaga Tabung Haji’s (TH) net profit rose to RM815 million in the first half of 2019 (1H19), with an asset surplus of RM1.8 billion.
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KUALA LUMPUR, July 25 ― Lembaga Tabung Haji’s (TH) net profit rose to RM815 million in the first half of 2019 (1H 2019), with an asset surplus of RM1.8 billion.
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MAKKAH: Sixty-seven-year-old Ismail Yaakob from Cherang Ruku, Kelantan, has become the second Malaysian haj pilgrim to have died during this year’s haj season.
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MAKKAH: Muslims in Malaysia intending to perform the Haj pilgrimage have been advised to obtain their visas according to the set procedures and channels, Tabung Haji (TH) said in a statement yesterday...
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MAKKAH: Lembaga Tabung Haji (TH) is complying with measures by the Saudi Arabia government to ban the use of liquefied gas for cooking in all Holy Sites during this Haj season.
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MAKKAH: The Yang di-Pertuan Agong Al-Sultan Abdullah Ri’ayatuddin Al-Mustafa Billah Shah on Saturday completed his umrah (minor Haj) to Makkah along with millions of other Muslims who are in the Hol...
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MADINAH: Haj pilgrims must drink a minimum of three litres of drinking water a day to ensure that their bodies remain hydrated in the hot weather in the Holy Land to avoid falling sick.
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KUALA LUMPUR: Haj pilgrims who have problems or are unsure of performing the obligatory duties during their pilgrimage, are advised to seek the guidance of Haj counsellors provided by the Pilgrims Fun...
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SEPANG: Malaysia expects to get a positive response to its request for an additional quota of 10,000 pilgrims for Haj this year, according to Minister in the Prime Minister’s Department Datuk Seri D...
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Dr Mujahid (third left) at the launch of Road to Makkah initiative at KLIA.
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SEPANG: The first batch of 483 Haj pilgrims left for the Holy Land today on a Malaysia Airlines flight from the KL International Airport (KLIA) here at 5.30am.
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SEPANG, July 4 — The first batch of 483 Haj pilgrims left for the Holy Land today on a Malaysia Airlines flight from the KL International Airport (KLIA) here at 5.30am.
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KUALA LUMPUR, July 2 — Deputy Finance Minister Datuk Amiruddin Hamzah said today that Putrajaya is planning to implement the departure levy for outbound air travellers in September.
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KUALA LUMPUR, July 1 — Accused of adopting 'creative accounting' in the management of Lembaga Tabung Haji (TH) funds, Minister in the Prime Minister’s Department Datuk Mujahid Yusof Rawa today thr...
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PUTRAJAYA: The Malaysian Anti-Corruption Commission (MACC) has lodged a police report over a fake tweet purportedly by its chief commissioner Latheefa Koya claiming that those sponsored to perform the...
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PUTRAJAYA (Bernama): The Malaysian Anti-Corruption Commission (MACC) has lodged a police report over a fake tweet purportedly by its chief commissioner Latheefa Koya.
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KUALA LUMPUR, June 26 — The Malaysian Anti-Corruption Commission (MACC) has lodged a police report over a fake tweet purportedly by Latheefa Koya claiming those sponsored to perform the Haj pilgrima...
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PUTRAJAYA: It is up to the Registrar of Societies (RoS) to act on the report lodged by Pakatan Harapan Youth against Umno for allegedly accepting illicit funds, says Tan Sri Muhyiddin Yassin.
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KUALA LUMPUR: More than 85% of wakaf land in Malaysia is left either idle or underutilised due to various issues that have remained unresolved for decades.
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PETALING JAYA: A tweet purportedly by Latheefa Koya saying that those sponsored to perform the Haj pilgrimage by 1Malaysia Development Bhd (1MDB) from 2011 to 2018 would have to pay back the money is fake.
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PARIT  BUNTAR, June 15 — The Cabinet has approved forming a special committee to study all aspects of the proposal to set up a Special Marriages, Hadhanah (child custody) and Nafkah (maintenance) C...
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Johor's Sultan Ibrahim Sultan Iskandar has issued a royal rebuke against Johor Bahru MP Akmal Nasir for being part of an interfaith breaking fast event at a gurdwara (Sikh temple) in the state on Tues...
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MECCA, May 30 — Saudi Arabia will thoroughly study Malaysia’s request for an increase in haj quota this year, said Saudi’s Minister of Haj and Umrah Muhammad Saleh bin Taher Benten.
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KUALA LUMPUR: Prime Minister Tun Dr Mahathir Mohamad has sent an official letter to the Saudi Arabia government requesting an increase in haj quota for the pilgrimage this year, said Tabung Haji chief...
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PUTRAJAYA, May 14 — Lembaga Tabung Haji (TH) is still waiting for a decision from the Saudi Arabian government on the request for an additional 10,000 Haj quota this year, TH chief executive officer...
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KUALA LUMPUR - Malaysia's Muslim pilgrimage fund Tabung Haji, which was bailed out by the government in December, recorded net profit of RM440 million (S$144.5 million) for its first quarter ended Mar...
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JOHOR BARU (THE STAR/ASIA NEWS NETWORK) - Johor Crown Prince Tunku Ismail Sultan Ibrahim claims that the Johor royal family is a victim of character assassination and being unfairly criticised over th...
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JOHOR BARU: Tunku Mahkota Johor Tunku Ismail Ibni Sultan Ibrahim claims that the Johor royal family is a victim of character assassination and being unfairly criticised over the Rapid Transit System (RTS) project.
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SEPANG (May 2): Malaysia Airports Holdings Bhd (MAHB) is planning to start tendering works for the Kuala Lumpur International Airport (KLIA)'s baggage handling system (BHS) and aerotrains in the secon...
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KUANTAN, April 30 ― A retiree fell prey to an umrah (minor Haj) con when an umrah management company that he came to know about on the WhatsApp application cheated him of RM25,600, which was suppose...
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PASIR MAS: The Pilgrims’ Fund Board or Tabung Haji (TH) recorded nearly RM1 billion in new deposits from its account holders after the rehabilitation and restructuring of the organisation by the Pak...
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The Pilgrims’ Fund Board or Tabung Haji (TH) recorded nearly RM1 billion in new deposits from its account holders after the rehabilitation and restructuring of the organisation by the Pakatan Harapa...
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PASIR MAS,  April 27 — The Pilgrims’ Fund Board or Tabung Haji (TH) recorded nearly RM1 billion in new deposits from its account holders after the rehabilitation and restructuring of the organisa...
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KUALA LUMPUR (April 25): The government is currently looking into better long-term lease contracts for Haj pilgrims’ accommodation in Saudi Arabia, said Deputy Minister in the Prime Minister’s Dep...
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KANGAR: The family members of cycling athlete Ku Hasbullah Ku Abdul Rahman, who died in a road accident during training last year, received insurance compensation from the National Sports Council (MSN...
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KUALA LUMPUR, April 7 ― Lembaga Tabung Haji (TH) has limited its depositors to only one Haj trip to allow more individuals to perform the pilgrimage, says group managing director and chief executive...
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PETALING JAYA: Datuk Seri Najib Tun Razak has hit out at the Pakatan Harapan government for lowering the subsidy for Haj pilgrims.
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PERMATANG PAUH, March 16 ― The issue over the eviction of residents from Tanah Wakaf Abdul Cauder,Jalan Mengkuang near here, is almost settled as those involved have agreed to take up the state gove...
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KUALA LUMPUR: Malaysia Airlines Bhd, which will miss its target to turn to profit in 2018, is at a crossroads as the government mulls over different options to plug further losses in the national carr...
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KUALA LUMPUR (March 12): The government is evaluating various options on the fate of national carrier Malaysia Airlines Bhd and a decision will be made "soon", according to Prime Minister Tun Dr Mahat...
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GEORGE TOWN: Penang’s Islamic authorities today said they had been “bleeding” financially since 2010 due to a number of families which refused to vacate a plot of wakaf land in Butterworth.
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PUTRAJAYA: A housewife appealing against an eight-year jail sentence for causing grevious hurt to her maid has successfully applied to the Court of Appeal for the temporary use of her impounded passpo...
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PUTRAJAYA, March 5 — The Health Ministry (KKM) will investigate allegations that some doctors falsified the medical records of Haj and umrah pilgrims, specifically the vaccination injections.
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KUALA LUMPUR (Feb 28): The successful turnaround plan to strengthen the Tabung Haji (TH) financial performance has enabled the pilgrims management fund board to maintain the subsidy for all first-time...
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KUALA LUMPUR, Feb 28 — Malaysian pilgrims for this year’s Haj season need not wait long for their passports to be checked in Saudi Arabia as a pre-departure clearance system will be fully implemen...
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KUALA LUMPUR: The successful turnaround plan to strengthen the Tabung Haji’s (TH) financial performance has enabled the pilgrims management fund board to maintain the subsidy for all first-time pilg...
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KUALA LUMPUR, Feb 28 — The successful turnaround plan to strengthen the Tabung Haji (TH) financial performance has enabled the pilgrims management fund board to maintain the subsidy for all first-ti...
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FEBRUARY 24 — The number three has a lot of significance in Islam.
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KUALA LUMPUR: Datuk Seri Dr Wan Azizah Wan Ismail said she would get details from Minister in the Prime Minister’s Department Datuk Seri Dr Mujahid Yusof on the issue of subsidy for successful appea...
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IPOH, Feb 17 ― Prospective Haj pilgrims receiving the letters of offer must give their confirmation whether they can perform the pilgrimage or otherwise at the nearest Tabung Haji branch within two ...
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KUALA LUMPUR, Feb 17 ― Datuk Seri Dr Wan Azizah Wan Ismail said she would get details from Minister in the Prime Minister’s Department Datuk Seri Mujahid Yusof on the issue of subsidy for successf...
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PARIT BUNTAR, Feb 16 — The government has never issued any official statement on the abolition of subsidy for individuals who are successful in their appeals and ‘mahram’ (those chosen to escort...
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Malaysia Airlines officially launched Amal on Tuesday, the world’s first airline to cater specifically only for Umrah and Haj pilgrims to Jeddah and Madinah.
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SEPANG: PKR deputy president Datuk Seri Mohamed Azmin Ali (pix) today dismissed rumours that he had been expelled from the party.
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SEPANG (Feb 12): PKR deputy president Datuk Seri Mohamed Azmin Ali today dismissed rumours he had been expelled from the party.
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KOTA KINABALU (Jan 17): The Defence Ministry is striving to help solve the various issues faced by the Malaysian Armed Forces (MAF) veterans to safeguard their welfare.
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KUALA LUMPUR: Lembaga Tabung Haji (TH) plans to shift to a more conservative asset allocation strategy by owning more bonds, while reducing its exposure to the equities market as part of its turnaround plan.
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KUALA LUMPUR (Jan 15): Prior to the assets transfer to special purpose vehicle (SPV) Urusharta Jamaah Sdn Bhd, Lembaga Tabung Haji's (TH) exposure to the equities market was too high, according to its...
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PETALING JAYA: A civil society group has hit out at the National Higher Education Fund Corporation’s (PTPTN) recent contribution to the Kedah Zakat Board, urging the government to immediately put a ...
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ALOR STAR: Lembaga Tabung Haji (TH) has offered the parents of fireman Muhammad Adib Mohd Kassim (pix) – who died following severe injuries sustained in the line of duty – the opportunity to pe...
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ALOR SETAR, Dec 29 — Lembaga Tabung Haji (TH) has offered the parents of fireman Muhammad Adib Mohd Kassim — who died following severe injuries sustained in the line of duty — the opportunity to...