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KUALA LUMPUR (Aug 16): The ringgit depreciated 1.5% in the second quarter against the US dollar in tandem with regional peers amid global and domestic uncertainties.
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KUALA LUMPUR, Aug 16 — The ringgit depreciated 1.5 per cent in the second quarter against the US dollar in tandem with regional peers amid global and domestic uncertainties.
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IN conjunction with its 25th year anniversary, property developer Mah Sing Group rolled out its latest sales campaign named Lock and Win, to reward buyers from RM2mil worth of prizes when they purchase from a selection of the group’s homes and commercial spaces nationwide.
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Mazda Malaysia, together with RHB Investment Bank, has presented two lucky winners of the “Trade & Win 3.0 2018/19” campaign with grand prizes worth more than RM200,000. Tan Poh Cheok from Kuala ...
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TOKYO, Aug 11 — Must-have 80s gadget and one-time icon of Japan electronics cool, Sony’s Walkman turned 40 this year and like its now middle-aged fans, is clinging to its youth with high-tech upda...
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PUTRAJAYA: Third phase payments of the Cost of Living Aid (BSH) 2019 would be made beginning this Aug 28, involving 3.6 million households, with an allocation of RM1.23 billion, said the Finance Minis...
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PUTRAJAYA: Third phase payments of the Cost of Living Aid (BSH) 2019 will be made beginning Aug 28 involving 3.6 million households with an allocation of RM1.23 billion, said the Finance Ministry.
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Third phase payments of the government’s cash aid programme Bantuan Sara Hidup (BSH) will be made beginning Aug 28 involving 3.6 million households with an allocation of RM1.23 billion, said the Fin...
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KUALA LUMPUR, August 11 — The third phase of this year’s Bantuan Sara Hidup (BSH2019) payments will start from August 28, said Finance Minister Lim Guan Eng.
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PETALING JAYA: The third phase of the Bantuan Sara Hidup (BSH) payments for eligible households will start on Aug 28.
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PETALING JAYA: A 46-year-old man who was infected with rabies has died in Kuching, says the Health Ministry.PETALING JAYA: A 46-year-old man who was infected with rabies has died in Kuching, says the Health Ministry.
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Medical personnel transporting the remains of a previous victim of rabies.
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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 6): Fraser and Neave Holdings Bhd (F&N)'s third quarter net profit rose 10% to RM114.94 million, from RM104.5 million a year earlier, on the back of better performance from its Thai ...
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PUTRAJAYA: The Malaysian Anti-Corruption Commission (MACC) is happy with the cooperation it received so far from MPs over the move to have them declare their assets.
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KUALA TERENGGANU: Residents who received directives to pay their assessments must lodge their complaints with the relevant state government agencies, said Mentri Besar Datuk Seri Dr Ahmad Samsuri Mokh...
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KUALA LUMPUR: Imposing a tax on sweetened beverages could prompt consumers to choose drinks with less sugar content thus reducing the government’s burden in treating obesity and related conditions, ...
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KUALA LUMPUR (Aug 2): Imposing a tax on sweetened beverages could prompt consumers to choose drinks with less sugar content thus reducing the government’s burden in treating obesity and related cond...
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Imposing a tax on sweetened beverages could prompt consumers to choose drinks with less sugar content thus reducing the government’s burden in treating obesity and related conditions, said the Minis...
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PETALING JAYA: Puspakom has submitted all the relevant vehicle inspection reports to the police, Road Transport Department (RTD) and Malaysian Institute of Road Safety Research (Miros) with regards to...
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JULY 31 — Our nation first took note of Datuk Haji Abdul Karim when he requested for the postponement of the tourism tax for Sabah and Sarawak which was to take effect on July 1, 2017.
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SHAH ALAM: The Selangor government has no intention of closing down plastics factories in the state even though it has conducted a plastic–bag–free campaign for 10 years.
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The Selangor government has no intention of closing down plastics factories in the state, even though it has conducted a plastic-bag-free campaign for 10 years.
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SHAH ALAM, July 29 — The Selangor government has no intention of closing down plastics factories in the state even though it has conducted a plastic-bag-free campaign for 10 years.
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SHAH ALAM: The Selangor government will not be shutting down plastic factories as it enters the 10th year of its “no plastic bag” campaign, says state executive councillor Hee Loy Sian.
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Hong Kong bore the scars on Monday of another night of violent protests, with hard hats, umbrellas and water bottles littering some central streets, as Beijing was set to make an announcement on the A...
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PETALING JAYA: India has failed in its third attempt to get Interpol to issue a Red Notice for controversial Islamic preacher Zakir Naik (pix).
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NEW YORK: Oil prices inched up on Friday, ending the week higher after stronger-than-expected U.S. economic data brightened the crude demand outlook and concerns over the safety of oil transport around the Strait of Hormuz threatened supply.
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KUCHING, July 26 — Stray dogs have attacked people including a five-year-old boy at the Reservoir Park tour and fitness spot here, Deputy Chief Minister Datuk Amar Douglas Uggah said today.All the b...
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NEW YORK, July 26 ― Shares of Tesla Inc sank 14 per cent yesterday and its bonds traded lower, a day after the electric carmaker said it needed more time to turn a profit, reported lower margins and...
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KUALA LUMPUR:Malaysian palm oil futures jumped more than 1% on Thursday evening to hit near two-month highs, extending gains on stronger U.S. soyoil on the Chicago Board of Trade (CBOT) and short covering.
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PETALING JAYA: Exempting sweetened handcrafted beverages like bubble tea and teh tarik from the sugar tax means the government’s drive for a healthier country could be missing a significant segment of the population, said public health nutritionist Dr Tee E Siong.
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PETALING JAYA (July 25): Manufacturers of sweet drinks including the popular ‘bubble tea' should monitor their products to make sure that the sugar levels are not excessive.
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SUBANG JAYA: Non-communicable diseases (NCDs) or “silent killers” account for an estimated 73% of deaths in Malaysia, said Health Minister Datuk Seri Dzulkefly Ahmad.
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PETALING JAYA: Manufacturers of sweet drinks including the popular “bubble tea” should monitor their products to make sure that the sugar levels are not excessive.
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KUALA LUMPUR (July 25): RHB Banking Group, Malaysia's fourth-largest fully integrated financial services provider, has no problem in providing housing loans to blacklisted National Higher Education Fu...
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KUALA LUMPUR, July 25 — RHB Banking Group, Malaysia’s fourth-largest fully integrated financial services provider, has no problem in providing housing loans to blacklisted National Higher Educatio...
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Drinking too much bubble tea too often can lead to some health problems.
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KUCHING, July 25 — The North City Hall has launched an operation to remove strays from Reservoir Park after a dog attacked a jogger at the fitness and tourist spot earlier this week, Mayor Datuk Aba...
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KUALA LUMPUR (July 25): Malaysian palm oil futures extended gains on Thursday morning and hit fresh one-month highs, tracking strength in US soyoil on the Chicago Board of Trade (CBOT). The benchmark ...
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SUBANG JAYA, July 25 — Consumers should avoid bubble tea drinks that may contain over twice the recommended daily sugar intake in a single serving, Health Minister Datuk Seri Dzulkefly Ahmad said to...
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(July 25): Malaysia's July 1-25 palm oil exports seen at 1,123,850 tonnes versus June 1-25 at 1,173,814 tonnes, said Amspec Malaysia.
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KUALA LUMPUR (July 24): Pertubuhan Kebajikan Islam dan Dakwah Islamiah Malaysia (Pekida) is not contesting the forfeiture suit filed by the Malaysian Anti-Corruption Commission (MACC) to  recoup RM1...
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KUALA LUMPUR: A Malay NGO named by the Malaysian Anti-Corruption Commission (MACC) as one of the recipients of money linked to 1MDB is not contesting the forfeiture suit to recover RM140,000 from it.
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KUALA LUMPUR, July 24 — Pertubuhan Kebajikan Islam dan Dakwah Islamiah Malaysia (Pekida) is not contesting the forfeiture suit filed by the Malaysian Anti-Corruption Commission (MACC) to recoup RM14...
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KUALA LUMPUR: Pertubuhan Kebajikan Islam dan Dakwah Islamiah Malaysia (Pekida) is not contesting the forfeiture suit filed by the Malaysian Anti-Corruption Commission (MACC) to recoup RM140,000, alleg...
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KUALA LUMPUR (July 24): Gerakan Belia Gagasan 1Malaysia (GBG1M) is contesting the civil forfeiture suit filed by the Malaysian Anti-Corruption Commission (MACC) against the youth organisation amountin...
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Gerakan Belia Gagasan 1Malaysia will contest the civil forfeiture suit filed by the MACC to recoup RM270 million in 1MDB-linked assets.
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KUALA LUMPUR (July 24): Gerakan Belia Gagasan 1Malaysia (GBG1M) is contesting the civil forfeiture suit filed by the Malaysian Anti-Corruption Commission (MACC) against the youth organisation amountin...
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KUALA LUMPUR (July 24): Shares in Destini Bhd rose 3.70% this morning after its wholly-owned subsidiary Destini Oil Services Sdn Bhd (DOS) bagged a contract to service Petrofac (Malaysia-PM304) Ltd’...
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PETALING JAYA: Destini Bhd has secured a three-year contract from Petrofac (Malaysia PM304) Ltd to service its wells in Malaysia through its wholly owned subsidiary, Destini Oil Services Sdn Bhd (DOS).
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PETALING JAYA: Shares in technology company Green Packet Bhd continued their two-week uptrend and were among the most actively traded stocks yesterday on the back of new business developments taking place.
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IPOH: Perak has become the first state to require all state assemblymen to declare their assets and those of their close family members, namely spouse and children.
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KUALA LUMPUR (July 23): Destini Bhd has secured a three-year contract to service Petrofac (Malaysia-PM304) Ltd’s wells in Malaysia.
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Perak has become the first state to require all state assemblypersons to declare their assets and those of their close family members, namely spouse and children.
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KUALA LUMPUR (July 23): The Sustainable Energy Development Authority (SEDA) yesterday announced the appointment of Wong Kah Woh as its chairman effective July 1, replacing Datuk Ir Ahmad Fauzi Hasan, ...
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Notable filings BETWEEN July 1 and 5, notable shareholding changes in companies listed on Bursa Malaysia included that at beleaguered flight training school operator APFT Bhd.
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SkyWorld chief operating officer Lee Chee Seng (left) with Maybank Real Estate Ventures managing director Sally Lye at the official ceremony.
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KUALA LUMPUR: The Royal Malaysian Navy has successfully tested guided missiles via their assets off the waters of the South China sea recently.
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KUALA LUMPUR (July 23): Shares in D'Nonce Technology Bhd slipped 1.29% in early trade this morning after the company said its director Tho Yow Yin had been appointed as chief executive officer of the ...
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PETALING JAYA: The Sustainable Energy Development Authority of Malaysia (Seda) has appointed Wong Kah Woh (pic) as its chairman effective July 1.
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KUALA LUMPUR (July 22):  Based on corporate announcements and news flow today, companies that may be in focus on Tuesday (July 23) may include:  LTKM Bhd, MyEG Services Bhd, D'Nonce Technology Bhd, ...
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PETALING JAYA: A British newspaper has highlighted doubts about the paternity of a child born to Russian beauty queen Rihana Oksana Gorbatenko, who is reported to have been irrevocably divorced by Sul...
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KUALA LUMPUR (July 22): D'Nonce Technology Bhd’s director Tho Yow Yin has been redesignated as chief executive director of the company with immediate effect.
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KUALA LUMPUR (July 22): The Sustainable Energy Development Authority (SEDA) today announced the appointment of Wong Kah Woh as its chairman effective July 1, replacing Datuk Ir Ahmad Fauzi Hasan, who ...
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AFTER five years and multiple suits, the Genting family feud is finally set to end amicably.
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Customer care executive Emily Tyu handing the Sunway Malls Gold Metal Straw to Xera Cheah.
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C&R Wise AI, the Hong Kong startup that provided AI technology to accurately count the number of street protesters in the city, is also helping universities and railway operators better manage their c...
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Former Russian beauty queen Oksana Voevodina, whose split with Sultan Muhammad V of Kelantan was recently confirmed, marked their son turning two months old with an Instagram post on Monday (July 22) ...
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The Sustainable Energy Development Authority (Seda) today announced the appointment of Wong Kah Woh as its chairperson, effective July 1, replacing Ahmad Fauzi Hasan, who has been serving as acting ch...
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KUALA LUMPUR (July 22): The approval rating for Malaysia’s Prime Minister Tun Dr Mahathir Mohamad rose to the highest since September, the Malaysian Insight news website reported, citing pollster Me...
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(July 22): Malaysia's July 1-20 palm oil exports seen at 909,285 tonnes versus June 1-20 at 913,159 tonnes, said Amspec Malaysia.
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Human Resources Minister M Kulasegaran did not issue any directive to the Industrial Court, contrary to what was claimed by the Penang chapter of the Malaysian Trade Union Congress.
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Former Russian beauty queen Oksana Voevodina, whose split with Sultan Muhammad V of Kelantan was recently confirmed, marked their son turning two months old with an Instagram post on Monday (July 22) ...
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LETTER | The Penang division of the Malaysian Trades Union Congress' (MTUC) statement that the Industrial Court allegedly abdicated its jurisdiction to comply with the Human Resources minister's seems...
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Even as former Russian beauty queen Oksana Voevodina insists she remains married to the Sultan of Kelantan, his Singapore lawyer has confirmed the split.
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Tens of thousands gathered in Hong Kong on Saturday to voice support for the police and call for an end to violence, after a wave of protests against an extradition bill triggered clashes between poli...
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KUALA LUMPUR, July 20 — Kelantan’s Sultan Muhammad V has divorced former Russian beauty queen Rihana Oxana Gorbatenko last month in Singapore according to Islamic laws, his lawyers in Singapore co...
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KUALA LUMPUR - Former Russian beauty queen Oksana Voevodina said she is still married to former Malaysian King, Sultan Muhammad V of Kelantan, days after news emerged that the couple had divorced foll...
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KUALA LUMPUR - Former Russian beauty queen Oksana Voevodina said she is still married to former Malaysian King, Sultan Muhammad V of Kelantan, days after news emerged that the couple had divorced foll...
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In the last decade, young voters have been credited with the rise of Pakatan Harapan, and its predecessor Pakatan Rakyat, culminating in the coalition sweeping into power in the 2018 general election.
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Attorney-General Tommy Thomas (photo, above) has assured the family of the late Teoh Beng Hock that ongoing investigations are not restricted to "wrongful confinement".
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Philip (seated, fourth left) and Socso Miri enforcement chief Neili Stephen on his left join the participants of ‘Program Seranta Perkeso 2019’ in a group photo.
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PETALING JAYA: There is still a lack of awareness on the "no plastic straw" policy among food traders, says Selangor Environment, Green Technology and Consumer Affairs committee chairman Hee Loy Sian.
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KUALA LUMPUR (July 19): Low-cost carrier AirAsia Bhd founder and group chief executive officer Tan Sri Tony Fernandes has drawn a comparison between the quality of service provided in the Kuala Lumpur...
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JOHOR BAHRU (July 18): The Department of Environment (DoE) has identified three chemical-based factories as the likely sources of the air pollution in Pasir Gudang last month The department’s direct...
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JOHOR BARU: The Environment Department (DOE) has identified three chemical-based factories as the likely sources of the air pollution in Pasir Gudang last month The department’s director-general No...
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KUALA LUMPUR (July 19): Low-cost carrier AirAsia Bhd founder and group chief executive officer Tan Sri Tony Fernandes has drawn a comparison between the quality of service provided in the Kuala Lumpur...
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PETALING JAYA: A statutory declaration (SD) purportedly by Datuk Seri Anwar Ibrahim saying he has two-thirds support of all the Dewan Rakyat to replace Tun Dr Mahathir Mohamad as prime minister is fake, says Fahmi Fadzil.
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Mariati KOTA KINABALU: Sabah’s former attorney general, Datuk Mariati Robert is elated that the Bill to increase the number of seats in the State Assembly was finally tabled in parliament and passe...
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Asmawati KOTA KINABALU: More than 40 Vietnamese fishermen are currently being held by the Malaysian Maritime Enforcement Agency (MMEA) for encroaching and scooping over 2,300 kilograms of sea cucumbe...
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The Russian ex-beauty queen who is reported to have been divorced by former Malaysian King, Sultan Muhammad V of Kelantan, after a whirlwind romance, has shared a video on Instagram revealing intimate...
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JOHOR BAHRU (July 18): The Department of Environment (DoE) has identified three chemical-based factories as the likely sources of the air pollution in Pasir Gudang last month The department’s direct...
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KUALA LUMPUR: The Revision of Laws (Amendment) Bill 2019 was approved by the Dewan Rakyat today, thus becoming the 12th bill approved during the 12–day sitting that began on July 1.
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KUALA LUMPUR, July 18 — The Revision of Laws (Amendment) Bill 2019 was approved by the Dewan Rakyat today, thus becoming the 12th Bill approved during the 12-day sitting that began on July 1.
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Chinese consumers are spoiled with apps for just about everything they need to do in daily life – and that now includes sorting trash.