Tue, 19 Feb 2019, 12:41 PM
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JAKARTA (Bernama): A 5.9-magnitude earthquake jolted 159km southeast of Malang district, East Java, early Tuesday (Feb 19) morning.
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KUALA LUMPUR (Feb 18): Malaysian palm oil futures edged higher during Monday trade, charting a second session of gains in three days, bolstered by strength in related edible oils and expected weaker o...
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KUALA LUMPUR: Police rescued 14 foreign women from continuing to be victims of human traffickings believed to be for the purpose of sexual exploitations in two operations in Johor.
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KOTA KINABALU: There has been no response from the United States to Malaysia’s request to free two citizens held for the last 13 years at Guantanamo Bay prison for suspected involvement in terrorism...
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MIRI: The Malaysian Maritime Enforcement Agency (MMEA) arrested five Indonesian nationals in a Malaysian vessel fishing 11 nautical miles from the Bakam shoreline near Miri around 10.30am yesterday.
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Dear readers, Our biggest story last week – and one we’re really proud of – is an exclusive on Indonesian online lender UangTeman’s rough 2018.
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Last year, UangTeman, one of the bigger Indonesian online lending sites, hit a record.
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KUALA LUMPUR (Feb 18): Malaysian palm oil futures edged higher in early trade on Monday, in line for a second session of gains in three days, bolstered by stronger related edible oils and on expectati...
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KUALA LUMPUR (Feb 18): Malaysian palm oil prices are set to hold steady in 2019 at an average of RM2,303 (US$565) a tonne, according to estimates by the Malaysian Palm Oil Council (MPOC), while global...
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It’s been a gruelling three-day event for all the Dota 2 teams here at Acer Predator League 2019, but this year’s winning team has officially been crowned.
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BUKIT MERTAJAM: Seberang Perai Municipal Council (MPSP) has ordered construction work at a factory where the pillars and roof frame collapsed in Lorong Perusahaan Maju 8 in Juru, here yesterday, to be...
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KUANTAN: Foreign Minister Datuk Saifuddin Abdullah today said that no reason was given for the postponement of a visit by Saudi Arabia Crown Prince Mohammed Salman to Malaysia, which was originally sc...
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BUKIT MERTAJAM, Feb 16 — Seberang Perai Municipal Council (MPSP) has ordered construction work at a factory where the pillars and roof frame collapsed in Lorong Perusahaan Maju 8 in Juru, here yeste...
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KUANTAN: Wisma Putra is discussing with its Indonesian counterparts for the release of a fishing boat detained by the republic’s authorities yesterday, said Deputy Home Minister Azis Jamman.
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KUANTAN, Feb 15 — The government, through the Foreign Ministry, is discussing with its Indonesian counterparts for the release of a fishing boat detained by the neighbouring country’s authorities ...
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KUALA LUMPUR, Feb 15 — An Indonesian maid pleaded not guilty in the Sessions Court here today to a charge of abusing a girl of Indian nationality, last year.
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Indonesian technology and financial services Finmas has launched its standalone mobile app.
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Four Indonesian state-owned banks and the country’s biggest telecommunications company are merging their mobile payment services to challenge Go-Jek and Ovo, the two dominant players in Indonesia’...
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Last year, UangTeman, one of the bigger Indonesian online lending sites, hit a record.
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IDC believes that there will be a rise in datacentre consolidations and migrations with the second launch of Alibaba’s Cloud operation in Indonesia.
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KUALA LUMPUR (Feb 14): Malayan Banking Bhd's (Maybank) Indonesian unit, PT Bank Maybank Indonesia Tbk, achieved a record high profit after tax and minority interests (PATAMI) of Rp2.2 trillion (RM636....
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KUALA LUMPUR, Feb 14 — Human Resources Minister M. Kulasegaran has declared war on human trafficking and forced labour, adding that he has instructed his ministry to amend “obsolete” laws.
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KUALA LUMPUR: An Indonesian man has been mauled to death by a crocodile in Sarawak, with his horrified nephew spotting the victim disappearing into a river during the attack, police said today.
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KUALA LUMPUR: Parti Amanah Negara (Amanah) Youth has urged police to investigate links between Bachok MP Nik Abduh Nik Aziz and the Central Intelligence Agency (CIA) of the United States.
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Indonesian cryptocurrency traders are complaining that the government’s new rules on futures trading, which impose a high minimum capital for traders, will hinder market growth.
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KUALA LUMPUR: An Indonesian man has been mauled to death by a crocodile in Malaysia, with his horrified nephew spotting the victim disappearing into a river during the attack, police said on Thursday...
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KUALA LUMPUR (AFP) - An Indonesian man has been mauled to death by a crocodile in Malaysia, with his horrified nephew spotting the victim disappearing into a river during the attack, police said on Th...
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MIRI (Bernama): An Indonesian oil palm worker is believed to have been killed by a crocodile while out searching for crabs at a river mouth in Ladang Segi Pakatan Niah here at 1pm on Wednesday (Feb 13).
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(Feb 14): There’s an old Polish saying that when two people quarrel, a third will benefit.
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MIRI, Feb 14 — An Indonesian oil palm worker is believed to have been killed by a crocodile while out searching for crabs at a river mouth in Ladang Segi Pakatan Niah here at 1pm yesterday.
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KUALA LUMPUR (Feb 14): CB Industrial Product Holding Bhd (CBIP) shares rose 5.77% in early trade today after it bagged four contracts worth a combined RM131.7 million to build two palm oil mills, a pa...
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The Malaysian Maritime Enforcement Agency (MMEA) has pointed out that a local fishing boat was still in Malaysian waters when it was detained by Indonesian authorities yesterday.
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PUTRAJAYA: The Malaysian Maritime Enforcement Agency (MMEA) has pointed out that a local fishing boat was still in Malaysian waters when it was detained by Indonesian authorities today.
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PUTRAJAYA: The Malaysian Maritime Enforcement Agency (MMEA) tonight said a local fishing boat was still in Malaysian waters when it was detained by Indonesian authorities earlier today.
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KUALA LUMPUR (Feb 13): Based on corporate announcements and news flow today, stocks in focus on Thursday (Feb 14) may include: Vertice Bhd, CB Industrial Product Holding Bhd, KNM Group Bhd, RHB Bank B...
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PUTRAJAYA, Feb 13 — The Malaysian Maritime Enforcement Agency (MMEA) has pointed out that a local fishing boat was still in Malaysian waters when it was detained by Indonesian authorities today.
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PETALING JAYA: The Malaysian Maritime Enforcement Agency (MMEA) accuses Indonesian authorities of intruding into Malaysian waters and detaining local fishing vessels.
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KUALA LUMPUR (Feb 13): CB Industrial Product Holding Bhd (CBIP) has bagged four contracts worth a combined RM131.7 million to build two palm oil mills, a palm kernel crushing plant and a biogas power ...
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LETTER | Today marks the second anniversary of the disappearance of Pastor Raymond Koh Keng Joo, who was abducted in a military-style operation by a group of 15 men travelling in three black SUVs, two...
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SINGAPORE: Credit Suisse Group AG has downgraded Indonesia’s equities market to a sell rating, despite the government backlash JPMorgan Chase & Co. received more than two years ago for a similar move.
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PUTRAJAYA, Feb 13 — A civil society group formed to help locate the mysterious disappearance of Pastor Raymond Koh and several other individuals are at the Prime Minister’s Office (PMO) here today...
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This week, Tech in Asia Jobs features tech startups that are hiring in Southeast Asia.
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In Malaysia when issues of 'religious sensitivity' or 'racial injustice' raises their head, public protests are quick to follow.
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A year after the death of an Indonesian maid who was forced to sleep outside next to a dog, her mother called for justice, as several other cases of abuse languish in Malaysia's courts.
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KUALA LUMPUR (Reuters): A year after the death of an Indonesian maid who was forced to sleep outside next to a dog, her mother called for justice, as several other cases of abuse languish in Malaysia's courts.
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KUALA LUMPUR, Feb 12 — A year after the death of an Indonesian maid who was forced to sleep outside next to a dog, her mother called for justice, as several other cases of abuse languish in Malaysia...
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INDONESIAN online transactional marketplace for used cars BeliMobilGue.co.id on Feb 12 announced the closing of a US$10 million (RM40.7 million) Series A round of financing led by parent company Front...
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KUALA LUMPUR: A year after the death of an Indonesian maid who was forced to sleep outside next to a dog, her mother has called for justice as several other cases of abuse languish in Malaysia's cou...
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KUALA LUMPUR (REUTERS) - A year after the death of an Indonesian maid who was forced to sleep outside next to a dog, her mother called for justice, as several other cases of abuse languish in Malaysia...
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SUBANG JAYA: The government will not interfere in the decision of the Federal Land Development Authority (Felda) to dispose of a 37% stake in PT Eagle High Plantations to the Rajawali Group.
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SUBANG (Feb 11): The Government will not interfere in the dispute involving Indonesian-based Rajawali Group's decision to challenge Federal Land Development Authority's (Felda) "put option" in court,...
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KUALA LUMPUR: The High Court today revised an order to allow interested parties to purchase superyacht Equanimity by entering into direct negotiation with the government.
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KUALA LUMPUR: Malaysia aims to double the palm oil content in biodiesel used for the transport sector to 20% next year, as Southeast Asia’s third-largest economy looks to cut record stockpiles and b...
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TAWAU: Police detained an Indonesian man who is believed to have started a fire at the workers quarter (rumah kongsi) of a sawmill company at Batu 5 here and attempted to steal his employer’s car th...
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Indonesian police have apologised and pledged disciplinary action after officers draped a live snake around the neck of a suspect to persuade him to confess during an interrogation session in the east...
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SYDNEY, Feb 11 — Asian shares barely moved on today as investors were unable to shake worries about global growth, US politics and the Sino-US trade war, keeping the safe haven US dollar near a six-...
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KUALA LUMPUR (Feb 11): Globaltec Formation Bhd’s Australia-listed unit NuEnergy Gas Ltd has signed a gross split production sharing contract (PSC) for its Muralim PSC with the Indonesian Ministry of...
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KUALA LUMPUR: The Road Transport Department (JPJ) handed out 475 fines to motorcyclists in an operation between 8pm last night and 1am this morning at the Jalan Duta Toll Plaza, city-bound.
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BUKIT MERTAJAM (Feb 8): Two robbers who attacked a man at his residence in Taman Pelangi were successfully apprehended by neighbours after hearing the victim’s scream for help, in an incident yester...
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LAHAD DATU: Police detained an Indonesian man suspected to be a drug pusher in an operation, code-named Ops Tapis, in Kampung Panji here yesterday.
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BUKIT MERTAJAM: Two robbers who attacked a man at his residence in Taman Pelangi were successfully apprehended by neighbours after they heard the victim’s scream for help, in an incident yesterday.
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An Indonesian court on Feb 6 sentenced a British woman to six months in jail for slapping an immigration officer at the Ngurah Rai International Airport in Bali after a heated argument over a fine for...
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KUALA KANGSAR: Police arrested an Indonesian woman and a local man after 10kg of ketum leaves were found in the boot of their car, at Jalan Raja Idris, here, early this morning.
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Indonesian smart city platform Qlue has obtained an undisclosed capital injection from Telkom Indonesia-owned MDI Venture.
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Go-Jek and Indonesian airline carrier Garuda are exploring a partnership that will enable goods ordered via Go-Jek’s app to be delivered across Indonesia’s 17,000 islands using Garuda’s fleet.
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BUTTERWORTH: A Bangladeshi man who tried to replace the identity of an Indonesian woman by using his wife’s passport has been charged in a Sessions Court here with allegedly bribing a police sergeant to do so.
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Muhammad Attamimi Halilintar, or 'Atta' as he is known, belongs to a huge family of entertainers, with mum, dad and 10 siblings also involved in singing and performing.
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JOHOR BARU: Three men and a woman were arrested, hardly 24 hours after the police received a report by an Indonesian man who claimed to have been robbed by three policemen.
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JOHOR BARU, Feb 8 ― Three men and a woman were arrested, hardly 24 hours after the police received a report by an Indonesian man who claimed to have been robbed by three policemen.
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PETALING JAYA (Feb 8): The sale of the superyacht Equanimity is progressing well and many potential buyers have visited the vessel currently moored in Langkawi, said Jonathan Beckett, CEO of Burgess, ...
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THE Indonesian presidential election is scheduled for April this year.
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BENGALURU: Indonesian stocks surged more than 1 percent to close at an 11-month high on Wednesday, after the country posted a faster-than- expected GDP growth in the fourth quarter of 2018, while Philippines index erased early gains to end lower.
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Superyacht brokerage firm Burgess is reportedly in talks with some 20 buyers interested in the sale of the Equanimity.
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KUALA LUMPUR (Feb 4): AmBank Research expects the ringgit (MYR) to trade between our resistance level of 4.1029 - 4.1098 and support level of 4.0857 - 4.0904.
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In mid-2016, 33-year-old Ekwanto set out from his village of Gunem in Central Java and headed to Malaysia, where he hoped to earn enough working on a construction project to open a small grocery store...
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JANUARY 31 — Landlords are coming out saying that they should have a choice of who to rent their properties to.
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KOTA KINABALU: Sabah opposition party PBS today urged the state government to hold a referendum over its plan to recognise people of Bugis and Javanese descent as natives, and accused the Warisan-led ...
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KUALA LUMPUR: While the Federal Territory (FT) of Kuala Lumpur (KL) has become a booming metropolis since its establishment over four decades ago, its residents still need a quality of life that is in...
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KUALA LUMPUR: An Indonesian shopkeeper who ran over a traffic policeman in a bid to escape a roadblock was sentenced by an Ampang magistrate’s court to five months in jail.
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KUALA LUMPUR (Feb 1): While the Federal Territory (FT) of Kuala  Lumpur (KL) has become a booming metropolis since its establishment over four decades ago, its residents still need a quality of life ...
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KUALA LUMPUR: An Indonesian salesman was sentenced to five months’ jail by the Ampang magistrate’s court here today for voluntarily causing hurt on a traffic policeman last week.
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KUALA LUMPUR: An Indonesian shopkeeper who ran over a traffic policeman in a bid to escape a roadblock was sentenced by an Ampang magistrate's court to five months in jail.
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Facebook Inc has removed hundreds of Indonesian accounts, pages and groups from its social network that the company has found were linked to an online group accused of spreading hate speech and fake news.
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JAKARTA: Indonesian insurance rules that come into effect on Feb. 1 are causing huge coal supply backlogs, with dozens of ships held up outside ports unable to load as authorities start checking to see if vessels are in compliance with the new policy.
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JAKARTA: Indonesia intends to challenge an EU directive on renewable energy at the World Trade Organisation, arguing the plan to curb the use of crops that cause deforestation will unfairly target palm oil, a senior Indonesian official told Reuters.
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LETTER | Landlords are coming out saying that they should have a choice of who to rent their properties to.
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Landlords are coming out, saying they should have a choice of who they want to rent their properties to.
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KOTA TINGGI: An Indonesian merchant vessel with 12 foreign crewmembers is believed to have capsized in the waters off Tanjung Pengelih here.
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PETALING JAYA: Prominent American Jewish intellectual Noam Chomsky has denied reports that he will be sharing a stage with Dr Mahathir Mohamad in Malaysia next month.
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PETALING JAYA: Clutching a small bag in one hand and holding an umbrella in the other, Kak Som hurries across the road.
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PETALING JAYA: Prime Minister Dr Mahathir Mohamad, who has come under criticism for his stand on Israel, is set to share a stage with prominent American Jewish intellectual Avram Noam Chomsky at a con...
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KUALA LUMPUR: Radical Indonesian cleric Abu Bakar Bashir will be closely monitored by Bukit Aman’s Counter Terrorism Division if he is released by the Indonesian government, according to Inspector-G...
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Radical Indonesian cleric Abu Bakar Bashir will be closely monitored by Bukit Aman’s Counter-Terrorism Division if he is released by the Indonesian government said Inspector-General of Police Mohama...
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KUALA LUMPUR (Bernama): Radical Indonesian cleric Abu Bakar Bashir will be closely monitored by Bukit Aman's Counter Terrorism Division if he is released by the Indonesian government, says Tan Sri Mohamad Fuzi Harun.
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JAKARTA (Jan 28): The death toll from torrential rains that triggered landslides and floods on an Indonesian island has climbed to 68, Anadolu Agency reported, quoting Indonesia's disaster management ...
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The death toll from torrential rains that triggered landslides and floods on an Indonesian island has climbed to 68, reported the Anadolu Agency on Sunday. At least 47 people were injured and seven o...
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GEORGE TOWN: For coffee shop assistant Woo Kwee Fatt and his Indonesian wife Ely, the MySalam insurance protection scheme will go a long way to ease their financial burden.
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KUALA LUMPUR (Jan 24): Average palm oil prices are set to climb this year, a Reuters poll showed, buoyed by slowing output-growth in top producer Indonesia and by robust demand for the commodity which...
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WAHYOO, an Indonesian-based startup aims to digitalise traditional small food businesses (Warung Tegal or Warteg in Bahasa Indonesia) by providing a B2B app for owners to order and have their supplies...