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KUALA LUMPUR (Aug 20): The Ministry of Human Resources, through the Social Security Organisation (Sosco), says Utusan Melayu (M) Bhd staff who are losing their jobs will stand to get assistance from t...
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KUALA LUMPUR: Stern action will be taken against those who sell electronic cigarettes or vape to children under the age of 18, said Deputy Health Minister Dr Lee Boon Chye.
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PETALING JAYA: Malaysian Bulk Carriers Bhd (Maybulk) saw its losses narrowing in the second quarter ended June 30 compared to the same quarter a year ago after dumping its loss-making associate company.
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KUALA LUMPUR (Aug 14): Xin Hwa Holdings Bhd (XHH) has clarified that previous payments that were made by a wholly-owned subsidiary to substantial shareholders of XHH should have been to XHH as the imm...
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KUALA LUMPUR (Aug 14): Malaysian Bulk Carriers Bhd’s (Maybulk) losses in the second quarter narrowed significantly to RM6.94 million, from RM151.27 million a year earlier, as the group did not have ...
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KUALA LUMPUR: Shipping company Malaysian Bulk Carriers Bhd (Maybulk), controlled by billionaire Robert Kuok, narrowed its losses in the second quarter ended June 30 on the back of rising freight rates.
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BY labelling China a "currency manipulator" following Washington's threat to impose 10 percent tariffs on another $300 billion of Chinese goods from Sept 1, the US Treasury Department has dealt another serious blow to bilateral ties.
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KUALA LUMPUR: Low-cost airline AirAsia has launched a petition to protest the RM23 additional passenger service charge (PSC) for passengers travelling beyond Asean from RM50 to RM73 per person.
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KUALA LUMPUR: Low-cost airline AirAsia has launched a petition to protest against the RM23 additional passenger service charge (PSC) for those travelling beyond the Asean region.
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KUALA LUMPUR (Aug 9): Low-cost airline AirAsia has launched a petition to protest the RM23 additional passenger service charge (PSC) for passengers travelling beyond ASEAN from RM50 to RM73 per person...
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Low-cost airline AirAsia has launched a petition to protest the RM23 additional passenger service charge (PSC) for passengers travelling beyond Asean from RM50 to RM73 per person.
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KUALA LUMPUR, August 9 — Low-cost airline AirAsia has launched a petition to protest the RM23 additional passenger service charge (PSC) for passengers travelling beyond Asean from RM50 to RM73 per ...
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KUALA LUMPUR (Aug 7): The hearing for the investors of the Golden Palm Growers scheme, which is being wound down by its operator Golden Palm Growers Bhd (GPG), has been set for Sept 26.
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KUALA LUMPUR: The failure to qualify for home loans remain the single biggest obstacle to the government’s effort to increase home ownership and reduce the number of unsold properties in the market.
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PETALING JAYA: An independent committee must conduct a sincere and open review of the MySalam scheme, said a health think tank.
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Abdul Karim (fourth left) holds a saxophone, and joined by Hii (left), Sibu Rural District Council (SRDC) deputy chairman Robert Lau (right), Gracie (fourth right) and others posing for a photo-call.
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SHAH ALAM: UMW Toyota Motor announced the lucky winners of its ‘As Never Before Bonanza’ sales campaign held from Jan 1 to April 30.
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KOTA KINABALU (Aug 2): The Sabah Department of Health has targeted to have all eateries in the state display signages prohibiting smoking in the premises by December this year.
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PUTRAJAYA: The government has put on hold its plan to acquire four tolled highways in the Klang Valley as it needs to reconsider its capability to finance the takeover.
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Dr Jamilah Hashim KUCHING: The educational enforcement of the smoking ban at eateries and restaurant will continue until the end of the year, said State Health Director Dr Jamilah Hashim.
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Two individuals, one of them with a sledge hammer, seen in Taman Desa Wira yesterday.
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KUALA LUMPUR (July 31): There is no review of the government's proposal to take over four Klang Valley highways, a source familiar with the matter said today.
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Acts of vandalism targeting fire hydrants is becoming a serious problem in the state, with 4,928 vandalised so far.
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Acts of vandalism targeting fire hydrants is becoming a serious problem in the state, with 4,928 vandalised so far.
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SIBU: Despite constant advice from the police, the number of people in the state conned in parcel scams remains high, with a total of 57 cases and losses amounting to a total RM2.8mil from Jan 1 to July 28 this year.
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How do you get a YouTube video to pop? Certain video title keywords are associated with much higher view counts, according to a new study of the platform’s biggest channels by Pew Research Centre.
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KUCHING: There seems to be a decline in the number of Macau Scam cases reported in Sarawak.
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SEMPORNA: The salary of a Grade YA1 constable is RM300 more than a Grade 19 civil servant, according to Public Service Department director-general Datuk Borhan Dolah.
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Two of Pharmaniaga Bhd’s independent non-executive directors, Izzat Othman and Fahmy Ismail will be leaving the group with effect from July 31.
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KUALA LUMPUR: Pharmaniaga Bhd announced on Friday two of its independent non-executive directors Izzat Othman and Fahmy Ismail will be leaving the group with effect from July 31.
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KUALA LUMPUR (July 25): AirAsia Group Bhd has proposed a joint venture in Thailand for its indirect wholly-owned subsidiary Teleport Everywhere Pte Ltd to provide logistics services to its associate c...
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PUTRAJAYA: Datin Seri Rosmah Mansor yesterday withdrew her appeal over a notice compelling her to declare her property acquisition between Jan 1, 2009 and Dec 31, 2017, relating to a money-laundering ...
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PUTRAJAYA (July 23): Datin Seri Rosmah Mansor today withdrew her appeal over a notice compelling her to declare her property acquisition between Jan 1, 2009 and Dec 31, 2017, relating to a money-laund...
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PUTRAJAYA: Datin Seri Rosmah Mansor today withdrew her appeal over a notice compelling her to declare her property acquisition between Jan 1, 2009 and Dec 31, 2017, relating to a money–laundering ca...
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PUTRAJAYA (Bernama): Datin Seri Rosmah Mansor on Tuesday (July 23) withdrew her appeal over a notice compelling her to declare her property acquisition between Jan 1, 2009, and Dec 31, 2017, relating to a money-laundering case.
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Rosmah Mansor (photo, above) today withdrew her appeal over a notice compelling her to declare her property acquisition between Jan 1, 2009, and Dec 31, 2017, relating to a money-laundering case.
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PASIR SALAK: The Ministry of Economic Affairs has approved a RM2 million allocation for the Perak state government to undertake a preliminary study ahead of the proclamation of Pulau Pangkor as a duty...
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The Economic Affairs Ministry has approved an RM2 million allocation for the Perak state government to undertake a preliminary study ahead of the proclamation of Pulau Pangkor as a duty-free island on...
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PASIR SALAK, July 22 — The Ministry of Economic Affairs has approved a RM2 million allocation for the Perak state government to undertake a preliminary study ahead of the proclamation of Pulau Pangk...
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PASIR PUTEH: The number of dengue cases in Kelantan has increased at an alarming rate with 2,030 cases recorded from Jan 1 to July 13 this year, compared with 518 cases in the same period last year.
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KOTA BAHRU: The number of dengue cases in Kelantan has increased at an alarming rate with 2,030 cases recorded from Jan 1 to July 13, compared with 518 cases in the same period last year.
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KUALA LUMPUR (July 17): Golden Palm Growers Bhd (GPG) has filed an application to the High Court to wind up its share farming scheme, Golden Palm Growers Scheme, following rejection of three resolutio...
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KUALA LUMPUR: The government collected RM91.86 million through the Real Property Gains Tax (RPGT) for the disposal of properties of more than five years, according to Finance Minister Lim Guan Eng (pi...
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KUALA LUMPUR (July 17): The government collected RM91.86 million through the Real Property Gains Tax (RPGT) for the disposal of properties of more than five years, said Finance Minister Lim Guan Eng...
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KUALA LUMPUR (July 17): The government has collected RM91.87 million in real property gains tax (RPGT) revenue.
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PARLIAMENT | The government collected RM91.86 million through the real property gains tax (RPGT) for the disposal of properties owned for more than five years, said Finance Minister Lim Guan Eng.
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KUALA LUMPUR: A total of 95,045 people were detained from Jan 1 to July 4 this year for drug-related offences that came with a total seizure worth RM250.66mil.
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KUALA LUMPUR (July 16): Malaysia desperately needs an integrated tourism plan, and not more taxes, to grow its tourism industry, said AirAsia Group chief executive officer Tan Sri Tony Fernandes.
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AFTER a false start, Star Media Group Bhd is finally getting a CEO — Andreas Vogiatzakis, who is not from the newsroom but is a prominent veteran in the advertising industry.
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KUALA LUMPUR: A total of 95,045 people were detained from Jan 1 to July 4 this year, on suspicion of being involved in drug trafficking syndicates, with a total seizure worth RM250.66 million.
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A total of 95,045 people were detained from Jan 1 to July 4 this year, on suspicion of being involved in drug trafficking syndicates with a total seizure worth RM250.66 million.
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PETALING JAYA: The Malaysian Rubber Glove Manufacturers Association has lambasted natural gas producer Gas Malaysia Berhad for its sudden increase in gas price.
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KUCHING: Three local men, aged between 27 and 29, were arrested by the Sarawak Commercial Crime Investigations Department (CCID) to assist in an investigation into an unlicensed moneylending business.
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The suspects ran an illegal moneylending business that scammed victims of hundreds of thousands of ringgit.
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THE plastic straw “ban” has been in effect in Kuala Lumpur, Putrajaya and Labuan since Jan 1, and in Selangor since July 1, but apart from signs in eateries stating that straws are only available ...
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SIBU: Some 541 or 65% of government agencies are without childcare centres, says Deputy Women, Family and Community Development Minister Hannah Yeoh.
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NILAI (July 11): The use of polystyrene food containers will be banned in Nilai and Seremban by 2020 in line with environmental sustainability efforts, said Nilai Municipal Council president Datuk Zaz...
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Buyers should be happy with the extension of the Home Ownership Campaign till 31 December 2019.
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KUALA LUMPUR (July 9): Finance Minister Lim Guan Eng says today the government plans to implement the highway congestion charge on Jan 1, 2020 if the Cabinet approves the move.
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BANGI: Primary Industries Minister Teresa Kok is optimistic Malaysia will be able to achieve 100% sustainable palm oil production by January 2020 despite only 36% of palm oil growers attaining the Mal...
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KUALA LUMPUR: The Malaysian Aviation Commission (Mavcom) has approved all Air Traffic Rights (ATR) applications for the second quarter of 2019, involving 51 allocations with one partially approved app...
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KUALA LUMPUR (July 9): Finance Minister Lim Guan Eng says today the government plans to implement the highway congestion charge on Jan 1, 2020 if the Cabinet approves the move.
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KUALA LUMPUR (July 9): AirAsia Group Bhd received the highest number of Air Traffic Rights (ATR) in the second quarter of 2019 (2Q19), ahead of Malaysia Airlines Bhd and Malindo Air.
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THE Kuala Lumpur International Airport (KLIA) in Sepang is unlikely to join its regional peers on the list of world’s top airports for passenger experience anytime soon.
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GEORGE TOWN: Langkawi, Malaysia’s premier island resort, may have fallen victim to a cutback in spending on efforts to woo tourists.
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KUALA LUMPUR: The Health Ministry is looking at the implementation of Artificial Intelligence (AI) in its efforts to curb the dengue epidemic.
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KUALA LUMPUR: The Health Ministry is looking at the implementation of Artificial Intelligence (AI) in its efforts to curb the dengue epidemic.
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Malaysia cannot achieve pollution and waste reduction targets by waiting for consumers to do the right thing and by protecting manufacturers and the plastics industry.
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KUALA LUMPUR: The number of dengue cases could see a downward trend after the Health Ministry kicked off a programme to release Aedes mosquitoes injected with Wolbachia bacteria in an effort to stamp out the disease.
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COMMENT | The purported plastic straw ban has been in effect in Kuala Lumpur, Putrajaya, and Labuan since Jan 1, and in Selangor since July 1.
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PETALING JAYA: First-time homebuyers in the secondary market can rejoice with the recent announcement of stamp duty exemptions.
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KUALA LUMPUR (July 4): Quarry operator Minetech Resources Bhd has appointed Yee Kon Sin as its chief executive officer with effect from today.
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KUALA LUMPUR (July 4): After six months of the post of chief executive officer (CEO) being vacant in Star Media Group Bhd, the company has appointed Andreas Vogiatzakis as group CEO with effect from A...
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KUALA LUMPUR: YTL Commu­ni­cations Sdn Bhd has accused the Education Ministry of hiring three Internet service providers (ISPs), namely Telekom Malaysia, Celcom Axiata and Maxis, for schools although YTL offered free Internet services for the second half of this year in the interim period.
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THE love of a father knows no bounds when a policeman dived into Sungai Muar in a vain attempt to save his son after the boy fell off a jetty near Istana Tanjung, reported Kosmo!.Tragically, both father and son drowned.
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YTL Communications Sdn Bhd has alleged that the Education Ministry has hired three internet service providers for schools when the company had offered to do so for free.
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GEORGE TOWN: Penang Housing, Local Government, Town and Country Planning Committee chairman Jagdeep Singh Deo (pix) said today that the state government has “lost” RM3.15 million in approval fees ...
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GEORGE TOWN (July 2): Penang Housing, Local Government, Town and Country Planning Committee chairman Jagdeep Singh Deo said today that the state government has “lost” RM3.15 million in approval f...
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PETALING JAYA: The finance ministry has extended by six months stamp duty exemption for first-home purchases till Dec 31 this year.
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SEREMBAN: Restaurant operators must exhibit no smoking signs on their premises or face being summoned from Jan 1, says Deputy Health Minister Dr Lee Boon Chye.
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SEREMBAN (June 29): The Ministry of Health (MOH) today remind operators of restaurants to exhibit no smoking signs on their premises or face summonses from Jan 1.
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KUALA LUMPUR (June 29): The Ampang Jaya area has recorded “a 106% increase in dengue cases” so far “compared to the corresponding period last year”, reported The Star today.
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SEREMBAN: The Ministry of Health (MOH) today reminded operators of restaurants to exhibit no smoking signs on their premises or face summonses, starting from Jan 1.
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SEREMBAN, June 29 — The Health Ministry (MOH) today reminded operators of restaurants to exhibit no smoking signs on their premises or face summonses from January 1.
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The Health Ministry today reminded operators of restaurants to exhibit no smoking signs on their premises or face summonses from Jan 1, 2020.
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KUALA LUMPUR (June 29): The Energy Commission (EC) said the Government has agreed to maintain the electricity tariff surcharge at 2.55 sen per kilowatt-hour (kWh) for non-domestic users, while no surc...
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PUTRAJAYA: No electricity tariff surcharge will be imposed on domestic users for the period of July 1 to Dec 31 this year.
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KUANTAN: A teacher lost RM60,781 of her savings after she paid ahead for what was touted to be a “cheap” tour package to Japan, police said.
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PUTRAJAYA: No electricity tariff surcharge will be imposed on domestic users for the period from July 1 to Dec 31.
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PUTRAJAYA, June 28 — No electricity tariff surcharge will be imposed on domestic users for the period of July 1 to December 31 this year.
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Gamuda’s board of directors has voted to accept the government’s offer to acquire four highway concession companies linked to the group.
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KUALA LUMPUR (June 28): The Energy Commission (EC) said the Government has agreed to maintain the electricity tariff surcharge at 2.55 sen per kilowatt-hour (kWh) for non-domestic users, while no surc...
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KUANTAN: A teacher was cheated of RM60,781 of her savings after she paid in advance for a holiday package to Japan to a Whatsapp group representative of a cheap travel package.
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KUANTAN (Bernama): A teacher was scammed of RM60,781 of her savings after she paid in advance for a holiday package to Japan to a Whatsapp group representative purportedly offering cheap trips.
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SERDANG: Some “recalcitrants” continue to smoke in open-air eateries despite the ban but the Health Ministry will continue its educational enforcement until the law comes into full force by next Jan­uary, says Datuk Seri Dr Dzulkefly Ahmad.
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PUTRAJAYA (June 27): Three internet service providers (ISPs), namely Telekom Malaysia Bhd, Celcom Axiata Bhd and Maxis Broadband Sdn Bhd will supply internet access to schools nationwide from July 1 f...
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PUTRAJAYA: Three internet service providers (ISPs), namely Telekom Malaysia Bhd, Celcom Axiata Bhd and Maxis Broadband Sdn Bhd will supply Internet access to schools nationwide from July 1, for six mo...
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SERDANG: The smoking ban at open-air eateries will be strictly enforced from Jan 1 next year and compounds will be issued to those flouting the law, says Health Minister Datuk Seri Dr Dzulkefly Ahmad.
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KUALA LUMPUR (June 26): The Japanese Chamber of Trade & Industry, Malaysia (JACTIM) revealed today that labour is the top trade and investment issue for Japanese companies present in Malaysia.
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Members of Kapenas Sarawak hold banners and placards during the peaceful demonstration on Monday.