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Topic: Jan 8

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Teresa Kok's defamation suit against JMM president settled
The defamation suit filed by Primary Industries Minister Teresa Kok Suh Sim (above, second left) against Pertubuhan Jaringan Melayu Malaysia (JMM) president Azwanddin Hamzah was resolved amicably at t...
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Kok’s defamation suit against JMM president settled
KUALA LUMPUR: The defamation suit filed by Primary Industries Minister Teresa Kok Suh Sim against Pertubuhan Jaringan Melayu Malaysia (JMM) president Datuk Azwanddin Hamzah is resolved amicably at the...
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Solid waste recycling company in Sungai Kandis fined RM80,000
SHAH ALAM: A solid waste recycling company was fined RM80,000, in default 44-months jail, by the sessions court here yesterday after being found guilty of building a furnace without permission and pol...
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Attacks on Big Tech likely at White House social media ‘summit’
US President Donald Trump is gearing up for a fresh assault on Silicon Valley this week with a “social media summit” – inviting conservative critics of Big Tech but excluding the big online platforms themselves.
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Youth Societies and Youth Development (Amendment) Bill 2019 approved
The Youth Societies and Youth Development (Amendment) Bill 2019) which, among others, seeks to lower the defining age limit for youth from 40 to 30 was approved by the Dewan Rakyat yesterday.
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Youth Societies And Youth Development (amendment) bill 2019 approved
KUALA LUMPUR: The Youth Societies and Youth Development (Amendment) Bill 2019) which, among others, seeks to lower the defining age limit for youth from 40 to 30 was approved by the Dewan Rakyat yeste...
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Youth Societies and Youth Development (Amendment) Bill 2019 approved
KUALA LUMPUR: The Youth Societies and Youth Development (Amendment) Bill 2019) which, among others, seeks to lower the defining age limit for youth from 40 to 30 was approved by the Dewan Rakyat today...
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Dewan Rakyat approves Youth Societies and Youth Development bill
PARLIAMENT | The Youth Societies and Youth Development (Amendment) Bill 2019) which, among others, seeks to lower the defining age limit for youth from 40 to 30 was approved by the Dewan Rakyat today.
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Parliament passes Bill to redefine 'youths' from under 40 to 30
KUALA LUMPUR, July 3 — The Youth Societies and Youth Development (Amendment) Bill (2019) which, among others, seeks to lower the defining age limit for youth from 40 to 30 was approved by the Dewan ...
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Apollo’s 4Q net profit up 182%, declares 20 sen dividend
KUALA LUMPUR (June 27): Confectionery producer Apollo Food Holdings Bhd’s net profit for the fourth quarter ended April 30, 2019 (4QFY19) jumped 182% to RM3.84 million, versus RM1.36 million a year ...
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IOI Corp appoints former plantations minister Peter Chin as chairman
KUALA LUMPUR (Jun 19): IOI Corp Bhd has redesignated its non-executive director Tan Sri Peter Chin Fah Kui, who was formerly Sarawak United Peoples’ Party (SUPP) president, as the plantation group's...
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IOI Corp appoints former plantations minister Peter Chin as chairman
KUALA LUMPUR (Jun 18): IOI Corp Bhd has redesignated its non-executive director Tan Sri Peter Chin Fah Kui, who was formerly Sarawak United Peoples’ Party (SUPP) president, as the plantation group's...
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I used the derogatory word against Waytha ‘in passing’, says right wing leader
KUALA LUMPUR: Malay rights group leader Azwanddin Hamzah, who is facing a suit by Minister in the Prime Minister’s Department P Waytha Moorthy, says he used a derogatory term against the latter “i...
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MoF seeks return of full RM250m loan to National Feedlot Corp, refers case to A-G's Chambers
KUALA LUMPUR (May 20): The Ministry of Finance is now seeking a full repayment of the RM250 million loan it extended to the National Feedlot Corp Sdn Bhd (NFCorp) in 2008, after the latter defaulted o...
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MoF seeks return of full RM250m loan to National Feedlot Corp, refers case to A...
KUALA LUMPUR (May 20): The Ministry of Finance is now seeking a full repayment of the RM250 million loan it extended to the National Feedlot Corp Sdn Bhd (NFCorp) in 2008, after the latter defaulted o...
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Malaysia-Singapore Maritime Boundary Delimitation Committee agrees to establish...
KUALA LUMPUR (May 15): The Malaysia-Singapore Maritime Boundary Delimitation Committee among others has agreed to establish a sub-committee to address the legal and technical aspects of delimitation b...
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Malaysia appoints its first woman Chief Justice
PETALING JAYA • Federal Court judge Datuk Tengku Maimun Tuan Mat has been named Malaysia's new Chief Justice, the first woman to take on the role.
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Tengku Maimun Tuan Mat is Malaysia's first-ever woman Chief Justice
PETALING JAYA - Federal Court judge Tengku Maimun Tuan Mat has been appointed as Malaysia's new Chief Justice, the first woman to take on the role.
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New IGP to take office tomorrow
There will be a new man at helm of the Royal Malaysia Police (PDRM) tomorrow, when the current inspector-general of police (IGP) goes on compulsory retirement.
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Dr M: Abdul Hamid Bador is the new IGP
PUTRAJAYA: Prime Minister Tun Dr Mahathir Mohamad has confirmed the appointment of Datuk Seri Abdul Hamid Bador as the new Inspector-General of Police (IGP).
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Mohamad Fuzi pays farewell visit to Dr M
PETALING JAYA: Inspector-General of Police Tan Sri Mohamad Fuzi Harun, who will be retiring at the end of the week, paid a farewell visit to Prime Minister Tun Dr Mahathir Mohamad.
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Bukit Aman narcotics dept get a new acting head
KUALA LUMPUR: Deputy Comm Datuk Kamarulzaman has taken over as Bukit Aman Narcotic Crimes Investigation Department (NCID) director on an acting capacity.
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Malaysia, Singapore mutually suspend implementation of overlapping port limits
SINGAPORE: Malaysia and Singapore today mutually suspended the implementation of their overlapping port limits and applied their port limits in effect prior to Oct 25, 2018, and Dec 6, 2018, respectiv...
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M’sia, S’pore mutually suspend implementation of overlapping port limits
Malaysia and Singapore today mutually suspended the implementation of their overlapping port limits and applied their port limits in effect prior to Oct 25, 2018, and Dec 6, 2018, respectively.
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Teresa Kok's defamation suit hearing to start from July 29
KUALA LUMPUR (March 15): The High Court has fixed July 29 to 31 to hear the defamation suit filed by Primary Industries Minister Teresa Kok against Pertubuhan Jaringan Melayu Malaysia (JMM) president,...
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Teresa Kok’s suit against Azwanddin for hearing on July 29
KUALA LUMPUR: The High Court today fixed three days, from July 29 to 31, to hear the defamation suit filed by Primary Industries Minister Teresa Kok Suh Sim against Pertubuhan Jaringan Melayu Malaysia...
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Housing Integrated Data System to monitor affordable housing market
PETALING JAYA: The Ministry of Housing and Local Government has established a Housing Integrated Data System to help it identify the demand for and supply of affordable housing nationwide.
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MCMC committed to combat the rise in cybercrime
The Malaysian Communications and Multimedia Commission (MCMC) is committed to engaging in advocacy campaigns actively in efforts to combat the rise in cybercrime, says its chairperson Al-Ishsal Ishak.
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MCMC gives full commitment in advocacy campaigns to combat cybercrime
PUTRAJAYA (Feb 11): The Malaysian Communications and Multimedia Commission (MCMC) is committed to engage in advocacy campaigns actively in efforts to combat the rise in cybercrime, said its chairman A...
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Former domestic trade sec-gen named SSM chairman
KUALA LUMPUR: Former domestic trade and consumer affairs ministry secretary-general Muez Abdul Aziz has been appointed the new chairman of the Companies Commission of Malaysia (SSM). In a statement, t...
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Working Group on Malaysia-Singapore maritime issues meets for first time
KUALA LUMPUR(Jan 28): The Malaysia-Singapore Working Group established by the Foreign Ministers of Malaysia and Singapore has met for the first time in Putrajaya today, according to a joint statement ...
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Punishment for litterbugs degrades their dignity
THE action by the authorities in Semporna, Sabah to force individuals to don vests with the word “monyet” (monkey) as part of their punishment for littering degrades the dignity of the person, “...
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We told Johor MB not to visit port, says Wisma Putra
PETALING JAYA: Wisma Putra today refuted claims by Johor Menteri Besar Osman Sapian that he was given the unofficial blessing to visit the Johor Bahru port, a move which has sparked a diplomatic row w...
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Police looking for three more suspects in connection with Shah Alam murder
Police are looking for three more suspects in connection with the murder of 30-year-old Thiyahu Marimuthoo.
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Najib surprised by ‘praise’ from 2 ministries about BN govt
GEORGE TOWN: Former prime minister Najib Razak is surprised that recent statements from two federal ministries “have praised” the work of the Barisan Nasional (BN) administration.
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AGC waives legal costs in Orang Asli's Telom dam case
The Attorney-General's Chambers (AGC) has agreed to waive the legal costs imposed by the Temerloh High Court against Orang Asli from Pos Lanai, Pahang, for withdrawing their suit pertaining to the Tel...
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M'sia to meet S'pore despite Johor MB's alleged trespass
Wisma Putra today confirmed that the 14th Meeting of the Joint Ministerial Committee for Iskandar Malaysia (JMCIM) has been postponed.
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Wisma Putra confirms meeting on Iskandar Malaysia in Singapore postponed
PUTRAJAYA (Jan 13): Malaysian foreign affairs ministry (Wisma Putra) today confirmed that the 14th Malaysia-Singapore Joint Ministerial Committee for Iskandar Malaysia (JMCIM) has been postponed.
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Azmin’s talks in Singapore to go ahead, says Wisma Putra
PUTRAJAYA: Economic Affairs Minister Mohamed Azmin Ali will meet his Singaporean counterpart Lawrence Wong and Foreign Minister Vivian Balakrishan to discuss bilateral issues despite the postponement ...
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Wisma Putra confirms 14th JMCIM postponed
PUTRAJAYA: Wisma Putra, the foreign ministry, today confirmed that the 14th Meeting of the Joint Ministerial Committee for Iskandar Malaysia (JMCIM) has been postponed.
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A bee-utiful ending: KLIA bee swarm rescued
PETALING JAYA (Jan 11): The second installment of the bee saga at Kuala Lumpur International Airport (KLIA) came to a bee-utiful conclusion today when a second swarm found at the main airport terminal...
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A bee-utiful ending: KLIA bee swarm rescued
PETALING JAYA (Jan 11): The second installment of the bee saga at Kuala Lumpur International Airport (KLIA) came to a bee-utiful conclusion today when a second swarm found at the main airport termina...
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A rebuttal to anti-palm oil arguments
LETTER | It is obvious that the western edible oil industry has launched a concerted campaign against palm oil.
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Rebuttal to anti-palm oil arguments — Wong Ang Peng
JANUARY 11 — It is obvious that the western edible oil industry had launched a concerted campaign against palm oil.
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Austria’s Post Office rejects criticism over data sharing
Austria’s national post office on Jan 8 defended its policy of collecting and selling information about customers’ assumed political allegiances, as privacy campaigners drew comparisons to the Facebook data-sharing scandal.
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Italy fines car finance cartel €678m
MILAN, Jan 8 — Italy's anti-trust authority said today it has fined a swathe of top car makers, including BMW, Fiat-Chrysler, Ford and Toyota, €678 million (RM3.2 billion) for operating a financin...
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Google pushes deeper into homes with digital assistant updates
Google unveiled a raft of new partnerships to get its digital assistant into more homes.
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Cisco, Pemandu and TNB take firm action against employees for insulting monarchy
Sultan Mohammad V’s abdication from the throne of the Yang di-Pertuan Agong was certainly a surprise to the nation but whatever our opinion may be about the matter, we need to understand that the th...
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Equinix invests US$85mil in Singapore data centre
EQUINIX, Inc, a global interconnection and data centre company, on Jan 8 unveiled plans to expand Platform Equinix with the construction of its fourth International Business Exchange (IBX) data centre...
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US stocks open higher on optimism of trade deal
NEW YORK, Jan 8 — Wall Street stocks opened solidly higher today on optimism over US-China trade talks despite fresh signs of weakening global economic conditions.
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Austria’s Post Office under fire over data sharing
Austria’s national post office found itself under fire Jan 8 for collecting and selling information about customers’ political allegiances in what privacy campaigners say bears similarities to the Facebook data-sharing scandal.
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German industrial production slides in November
FRANKFURT, Jan 8 — Industrial production in Germany fell in November, official data showed today, disappointing analysts' expectations and further shading a picture of slowing growth in late 2018.
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World Bank chief's exit could give Trump lever over development lending
WASHINGTON, Jan 8 — The surprise early departure of World Bank President Jim Yong Kim potentially hands US leader Donald Trump a key lever over development lenders with whom his administration has b...
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Cisco Asean fires employee accused of insulting King
PETALING JAYA: Following public pressure, Cisco Asean has fired an employee accused of insulting the monarchy on social media.
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Malaysia, Singapore foreign ministers meet today over bilateral matters
SINGAPORE (Jan 8): A four-eyed meeting between Malaysian Foreign Minister Datuk Saifuddin Abdullah and his Singaporean counterpart Dr Vivian Balakrishnan is scheduled to take place here Tuesday.
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M’sia, S’pore Foreign Ministers meet today over bilateral matters
SINGAPORE : A four-eyed meeting between Malaysian Foreign Minister Datuk Saifuddin Abdullah and his Singaporean counterpart Dr Vivian Balakrishnan is scheduled to take place here today.
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Malaysia, Singapore to discuss airspace, port limits
SINGAPORE: Foreign Minister Saifuddin Abdullah is scheduled to meet his Singaporean counterpart Vivian Balakrishnan here today, to discuss several issues including Singapore’s plans for the Seletar ...
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Former Gunung Semanggol assemblyman dies
BAGAN SERAI, Jan 8 — Former Gunung Semanggol assemblyman Mohd Zawawi Hassan died at 6.15am today due to high blood pressure at Taiping Hospital.
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Mexico fuel theft crackdown sparks shortages, puts govt on defensive
MEXICO CITY, Jan 8 — Mexican President Andres Manuel Lopez Obrador said yesterday that his crackdown against fuel theft was yielding positive results, even as the intervention sparked severe fuel sh...
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EU moves closer to tightening rules on London-based investment firms
BRUSSELS, Jan 8 — European Union governments agreed yesterday that foreign investment firms wanting to operate in the euro zone will have to set up branches inside the bloc, a move that will mostly ...
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World Bank head Kim abruptly resigns to join infrastructure firm
WASHINGTON, Jan 8 — World Bank Group President Jim Yong Kim unexpectedly resigned on Monday, more than three years before his term ends in 2022, amid differences with the Trump administration over c...
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US services sector growth hits five-month low
NEW YORK, Jan 8 — US services sector activity slowed to a five-month low in December, but remained above a level consistent with solid economic growth in the fourth quarter.
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Putrajaya reiterates that aircraft landing in Seletar cannot use Malaysian airspace
PETALING JAYA: Malaysia remains committed to its stance that aircraft landing at Singapore's Seletar Airport cannot use Malaysian airspace over Pasir Gudang, Johor.
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Aircraft landing at Seletar cannot use M'sian airspace, reiterates Putrajaya
Malaysia maintains its stand that aircraft landing at the Seletar airport in Singapore should not do so from Malaysian airspace at Pasir Gudang, Johor.
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Singapore, Malaysian foreign ministers to meet here on Jan 8
The foreign ministers of Singapore and Malaysia will meet here on Jan 8, Singapore's Ministry of Foreign Affairs said yesterday.
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Singapore DPM met Dr M in Putrajaya on New Year's Eve to convey message
SINGAPORE (Bernama): Singapore's Deputy Prime Minister Teo Chee Hean was in Putrajaya to convey a message to Tun Dr Mahathir Mohamad on behalf of Prime Minister Lee Hsien Loong.
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Singapore DPM in Putrajaya conveying PM Lee's message to Tun M
SINGAPORE, Jan 1 — Singapore Deputy Prime Minister Teo Chee Hean was in Putrajaya yesterday to convey a message to Malaysian Prime Minister Tun Dr Mahathir Mohamad, on behalf of Prime Minister Lee H...
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Singapore, Malaysia foreign ministers to meet Jan 8 amid airspace, maritime dispute
SINGAPORE: Singapore and Malaysia's foreign ministers will meet in Singapore on Jan 8 , Singapore’s Ministry of Foreign Affairs (MFA) said on Tuesday (Jan 1).
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M'sia, S'pore to discuss airspace dispute on Jan 8
The dispute between Malaysia and Singapore over airspace will be discussed on Jan 8, said Foreign Minister Saifuddin Abdullah.
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Malaysia, Singapore to discuss airspace dispute on Jan 8
KUANTAN (Bernama): The dispute between Malaysia and Singapore over airspace will be discussed on Jan 8, says Foreign Minister Datuk Saifuddin Abdullah.
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Malaysia, Singapore to discuss airspace dispute on Jan 8
KUANTAN (Jan 1): The dispute between Malaysia and Singapore over airspace will be discussed on Jan 8, said Foreign Minister Datuk Saifuddin Abdullah.
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Malaysia, Singapore to discuss airspace dispute on Jan 8
KUANTAN: The dispute between Malaysia and Singapore over airspace will be discussed on Jan 8, said Foreign Minister Saifuddin Abdullah.
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Binasat CFO quits after 16 months on the job
KUALA LUMPUR (Dec 31): Binasat Communications Bhd chief financial officer (CFO) Ng Kok Meng has resigned to pursue other career opportunity.
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