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Topic: July 11

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Penang fisherfolk groups from the island and mainland have submitted a memorandum to state governor Abdul Rahman Abbas expressing their opposition to reclamation projects in both areas.
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KUALA LUMPUR: Affin Hwang Capital research believes the recent share price correction in HSS Engineers Bhd offers a buying opportunity given the group's prospects for expanding its order book.
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Malacca: A pioneer electronic sports (e-sports) centre in Malacca, to be launched today, is an indication of the state government’s seriousness in its efforts to develop the industry and at the same...
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File photo for illustration purposes KUALA LUMPUR: Police detained four Chinese nationals believed to have been involved in the selling of fake gold in two separate raids in Jalan Tun Sambanthan here...
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KUALA LUMPUR: Police detained four Chinese nationals believed to have been involved in the selling of fake gold in two separate raids in Jalan Tun Sambanthan here yesterday.
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KUALA LUMPUR, Aug 7 — E-hailing company Grab Malaysia today denied allegations that it had failed to reimburse the 5 per cent in excess commission owed to its drivers, saying all compensations have ...
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KUALA LUMPUR, Aug 3 — Umno has generated nearly RM2 billion this year through the sale of shares or proxy stakes in four public-listed company, according to a news report.
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SINGAPORE: The second tranche of a joint trial involving Malaysian businessman John Soh over the 2013 penny stocks crash will continue on Friday with the High Court judge expected to make a decision o...
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KUALA LUMPUR (July 31): Ringgit falls to the lowest in almost three weeks as investors await a report due Friday that’s forecast to show Malaysia’s external trade position weakened further in June...
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KINI ROUNDUP | Here are key headlines you may have missed yesterday, in brief. 1.
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The government has managed to recover RM925.1 million of misappropriated 1MDB-related funds as of July 11, 2019.
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Grab says it set to refund its drivers any excess commission that has been levied on them upon its drivers after complaints were made about this.
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Online food and grocery service Honestbee has appointed Lay Ann Ong to serve as the company’s CEO effective July 15.
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PETALING JAYA: E-hailing operator Grab will be refunding any excess commission levied upon its drivers after some of them protested that the company has been taking more than 20% in commission, the maximum allowed by the government.
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ONBOARD THE PU TUO SAN: Off the coast of Singapore, the world's largest ship refuelling centre, a bunker barge sidled next to the supertanker Pu Tuo San to fill the giant vessel with a new type of fuel that will meet global standards that start up in January.
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Dr Sim shows the list of new and reappointed councillors.
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PUTRAJAYA, July 25 — The Jalan U-Thant residents challenging a portion of the ongoing Setiawangsa-Pantai Expressway (SPE) project will seek to show the court photos of the highway to prove that it d...
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KUALA LUMPUR (July 24): Ringgit falls to a two-week low, weighed down by broad dollar strength and a resumption in equity outflows.
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KUALA LUMPUR: The High Court here yesterday allowed Datuk Seri Najib Tun Razak’s application for access to information and documents of his bank accounts in Ambank for the purpose of preparing his d...
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KUALA LUMPUR (July 23): Integrated Logistics Bhd is partnering with Shun Hing Overseas Investment Ltd (SHOL) to participate in the bidding for the Large Scale Solar Photovoltaic Edition 3 (LSS3) proje...
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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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KUALA LUMPUR: The High Court here today allowed Datuk Seri Najib Abdul Razak’s application for access to information and documents of his bank accounts in Ambank for the purpose of preparing his def...
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MALAYSIA Airlines Bhd’s new long-term business plan (LTBP), which is still awaiting approval from the Khazanah Nasional Bhd board of directors, would see the national carrier achieve financial break...
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Consumers faced with fare increases from any ride-hailing provider have a choice of picking other similar services offering cheaper fares, according to transport minister Anthony Loke.
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I REFER to the letter by Grab Driver (“Real disservice to e-hailing customers”, The Star, July 11; online at http://bit.ly/star_hailing).
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Singapore Exchange Regulation (SGX RegCo) on July 11 announced changes to the voluntary delisting rules with immediate effect.
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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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BEIJING, July 21 — Some Chinese companies are seeking new purchases of US agricultural products, China’s official Xinhua news agency said today, citing authorities, as Beijing and Washington look ...
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IPOH: The postponement of the swearing-in of Perak state executive councillors, originally scheduled for July 11, has no bearing on the 14th state legislative assembly meeting beginning next Tuesday.
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KUALA LUMPUR (July 19): Media Prima Bhd saw 4.44 million of its shares disposed of by its substantial shareholder Edgbaston Investment Partners LLP in a transaction estimated at RM2.18 million.
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KUALA LUMPUR (July 19): D'nonce Technology Bhd announced today that its chief executive officer (CEO) Lim Teck Seng had resigned last Friday (July 12) due to personal commitments and that his last day...
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KUALA LUMPUR (July 19): Shares in Penang-based D'Nonce Technology Bhd fell 6.09% this morning, after the firm said its group chief executive officer Lim Teck Seng had been removed.
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PARIT BUNTAR (July 18): The Perak government wants fishermen, fishermen associations and non-governmental organisations to report to the authorities if they come across any illegal sand mining activ...
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KUALA LUMPUR (July 18): Carimin Petroleum Bhd has been awarded a contract by SEA Hibiscus Sdn Bhd for the provision of mechanical and piping maintenance services for the Labuan Crude Oil Terminal.
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KUALA LUMPUR (July 18): Penang-based D'Nonce Technology Bhd today said its group chief executive officer Lim Teck Seng had been removed.
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GEORGE TOWN (July 17): The Penang government will be holding a special briefing for PKR president, Datuk Seri Anwar Ibrahim on the sea reclamation project in waters of south Penang (PSR). Chief Mini...
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GEORGE TOWN (July 17): The developer company responsible for the Paya Terubong Paired Road project at Jalan Bukit Kukus, where a landslide occurred killing nine foreign workers on Oct 19 last year, wi...
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KUALA LUMPUR: Leaving vehicles unattended is one of the main fac­tors in vehicle theft, says Bukit Aman.
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PETALING JAYA: The move by the Singapore Exchange (SGX) to allow independent shareholders, including minority ones, a better exit value is worth considering in the context of Malaysian delisting rules, according to the Minority Shareholders Watch Group (MSWG).
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PETALING JAYA: A mandatory general offer (MGO) at Media Prima Bhd seems more likely now, as Tan Sri Syed Mokhtar Albukhary further tightened his grip on the media company with an additional 55 million shares or a 4.96% stake last Thursday.
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"The state government will arrange a briefing for Anwar and welcomed interested state assemblymen to join the briefing which would be held soon,'’ he told reporters here today.
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GEORGE TOWN (July 16): The developer company responsible for the Paya Terubong Paired Road project at Jalan Bukit Kukus, where a landslide occurred killing nine foreign workers on Oct 19 last year, wi...
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KUCHING (July 16): Sarawak Chief Minister Datuk Patinggi Abang Johari Tun Openg said he respects Parti Sarawak Bersatu (PSB) president Datuk Seri Wong Soon Koh’s decision to resign from all his stat...
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KUCHING, July 16 — Sarawak Chief Minister Datuk Patinggi Abang Johari Openg said he respects Parti Sarawak Bersatu (PSB) president Datuk Seri Wong Soon Koh’s decision to resign from all his state ...
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PETALING JAYA: A forensic examination found no physical injuries on the body of Nigerian national Thomas Orhions Ewansiha.
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A fishermen association has denied that its representatives had met the Penang government for discussions since the Penang South Reclamation (PSR) was mooted in 2016.
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KOTA KINABALU: Sabah Agriculture and Food Industry Minister Junz Wong today confirmed that the Japanese encephalitis (JE) virus had been detected in a pig in the state’s interior Tambunan district.
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Disappointed that it was not made public, Bersih today decided to break embargo and reveal the 2017 Sabah delineation review report ahead of its tabling in Parliament tomorrow.
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KOTA KINABALU: The Japanese Encephalitis (JE) virus has been detected in Tambunan, about 100km from here, says the state Agriculture and Food Industries Minister Datuk Junz Wong on Tuesday (July 16).
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KUALA LUMPUR: Always make sure your vehicle is locked and don't leave it unattended to avoid becoming a victim of vehicle theft, says Bukit Aman.
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KUALA LUMPUR (July 16): Prime Minister Tun Dr Mahathir said today implementation of the motion to reduce Malaysians' voting age to 18 from 21 will result in an increase of more than 50% in the number ...
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KUALA LUMPUR (July 11): Multinational serviced office and co-working space provider Regus has launched a new franchise scheme in Malaysia Head of Partnership Growth at IWG Matthew James Kenley said in...
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KUALA LUMPUR (July 16): The Attorney-General’s Chambers (AGC) has rejected a representation letter made by Datuk Seri Najib Razak’s lawyer Datuk Wira Mohd Hafarizam Harun, who is facing two counts...
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THE Housing and Local Govern­ment Ministry has announced that blacklisted National Higher Edu­cation Fund Corporation (PTPTN) borrowers who are listed on the Central Credit Reference Infor­mation S...
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KUALA LUMPUR: A tip-off led to the seizure of 23kg of syabu worth RM1.17mil and the arrest of a 34-year-old suspected trafficker at an apartment in Sungai Besi.
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PUTRAJAYA: Fifteen cases of mala­ria, all involving Orang Asli children, have been reported in Kuala Lipis, Pahang, and the cause of the outbreak is being investigated, says the Health Ministry.
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The Attorney-General’s Chambers has rejected representation by Umno legal adviser Mohd Hafarizam Harun for a review of money laundering charges, involving RM15 million, framed against him, the Sessi...
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KUALA LUMPUR: The Health Ministry confirmed an outbreak of 15 cases of malaria among the Semai orang asli tribe in Pos Lenjang, Kuala Lipis, Pahang.
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KUCHING: Parti Sarawak Bersatu (PSB) president Datuk Seri Wong Soon Koh says he will resign from the state Cabinet, after meeting Chief Minister Datuk Patinggi Abang Johari Tun Openg.
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Voon Lee Shan KUCHING: The Pakatan Harapan (PH) government is making another U-turn against the promises made in their election manifesto by repealing and replacing the Sedition Act 1948, said Parti ...
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PUTRAJAYA: Health Minister Datuk Seri Dr Dzulkefly Ahmad (pix) has confirmed a malaria outbreak affecting Orang Asli in Pos Lenjang, Kuala Lipis, Pahang.
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PUTRAJAYA: Fifteen cases of malaria, all involving Orang Asli children, have been reported in Kuala Lipis, Pahang, and the cause of the outbreak is being investigated, says Health director-general Datuk Dr Noor Hisham Abdullah.
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KUALA LUMPUR: Two Iranian men, who have a taste for the "high" life, were detained in connection with drug trafficking in the Klang Valley.
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Google said it was conducting an internal review after it discovered confidential audio had been leaked by a contractor of private conversations with its digital assistant.
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Health Minister Dr Dzulkefly Ahmad (above) has confirmed a malaria outbreak affecting Orang Asli in Pos Lenjang, Kuala Lipis, Pahang.
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KUALA LUMPUR: The Sessions Court here has set August 26 for the next mention of lawyer Datuk Mohd Hafarizam Harun's money-laundering charges, as his representation to review the charges was rejected by the Attorney General's Chambers (AGC).
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PETALING JAYA: Bukit Aman says it is too soon to say if more people will be arrested in connection with viral sex video implicating a minister after confirming the arrests of former Santubong PKR Youth chief Haziq Abdullah Abdul Aziz and five others on Sunday (July 14) night.
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KUALA LUMPUR (July 15): The Attorney General's Chambers (AGC) has rejected a representation letter made by Datuk Seri Najib Razak's lawyer Datuk Wira Mohd Hafarizam Harun, who is facing two counts of ...
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Gerakan today dubbed PKR president Anwar Ibrahim's meeting with fisherfolk over the Penang South Reclamation (PSR) project as mere "sandiwara (drama)," instead of a move to genuinely help the communi...
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YouTube has a message for thousands of creators who work with the digital video giant: Advertising isn’t the only way to make money.
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Amazon.com Inc is amazing at turning mundane corporate management decisions into global news events.
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THE call for zero accidents in the workplace in Malaysia by the Human Resources Minister M. Kulasegaran (“Initiative key to social security, says Kula”, The Star, July 11; online at bit.ly/star_ ...
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Sim Kiang Chiok KUCHING: The Stakan branch of Sarawak United People’s Party (SUPP) says it is ‘baffled’ by Deputy Minister of Domestic Trade and Consumer Affairs Chong Chieng Jen’s refusal to...
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KUCHING: Royal Malaysian Customs Department (JKDM) state director Dato’ Sharifah Halimah Tuanku Taha has confirmed the seizure of luxury vehicles at the residences of businessmen and prominent figur...
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KUCHING: The Royal Malaysian Customs Department (JKDM) has confirmed the seizure of luxury vehicles at the residences of businessmen and prominent figures here.
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KUALA LUMPUR: The Nigerian High Com­mission says it has taken the necessary steps to address the death of one of its citizens in a detention centre with an eye towards seeking redress and preventing a repeat of such occurrence.
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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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SANDAKAN: In an effort to stop the long-standing problem of fish bombing, marine police are aggressively mobilising their assets for increased patrols as well as to inspect markets to stop the selling of fish caught using this method.
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KUALA LUMPUR, July 14 — Foreign appetite for the Malaysian market continued to remain steady for both local equities and the ringgit, says Bank Islam Malaysia chief economist Mohd Afzanizam Abdul Ra...
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KUALA LUMPUR, July 14 — Foreign appetite for the Malaysian market continued to remain steady for both local equities and the ringgit, says Bank Islam Malaysia chief economist Mohd Afzanizam Abdul Ra...
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The suspects ran an illegal moneylending business that scammed victims of hundreds of thousands of ringgit.
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SANDAKAN: Concerned at the danger posed by fish bombings, the Sabah Marine Police Force (MPF) and the Sandakan Fisheries Department have jointly conducted a special operation to inspect boats and wet ...
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Concerned of the danger posed by fish bombings, the Sabah Marine Police Force (MPF) and the Sandakan Fisheries Department have jointly conducted a special operation to inspect boats and wet markets to...
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KUALA LUMPUR, July 13 — The Nigerian High Commission in Malaysia today urged its citizens not to get agitated and to abide by the law amid concern over the sudden death of countryman Orhion Evansiha...
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PETALING JAYA: The Nigerian High Commission says it has taken the necessary steps to address the death of one of its citizens in a detention centre in Kuala Lumpur, with an eye towards seeking redress and preventing a repeat of such occurrence.
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The protest outside Parliament on July 11 by fishermen and their supporters was not a demand for compensation or a stand against development.
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JOHOR BARU (Bernama): The Disaster Operation Control Centre (PKTK), which was opened in Pasir Gudang, following breathing difficulties and vomiting experienced by students here due to suspected air pollution since June 20, has closed at noon on Friday (July 11).
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PUTRAJAYA: Although e-hailing drivers have been given extra time to get themselves licensed, enforcement towards operators who flout regulations will go on as planned.
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Today, July 12, is the deadline for e-hailing drivers to obtain the mandatory Public Service Vehicle (PSV) license to continue to ply the roads, but they have received a reprieve.
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An expanded alliance between Ford Motor Co and Volkswagen AG that includes a partnership in Ford self-driving unit Argo AI could redraw the balance of power in autonomous vehicles.
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GEORGE TOWN: Chief Minister Chow Kon Yeow assures fishermen worried about the Penang South Reclamation (PSR) project that their rice bowl will be protected.
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KUALA LUMPUR: The proposed amendments to the Workers' Minimum Standards of Housing and Amenities (Amendment) Bill does not make it compulsory for all employers to provide housing and accommodation, says the Human Resources Ministry.
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SHAH ALAM - Malaysia's High Court on Friday (July 12) granted a stay of execution to preacher Wan Ji Wan Hussin, a member of the Parti Keadilan Rakyat (PKR), who this week lost an appeal against his j...
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KUALA LUMPUR: The police will be increasing their presence at the Nigerian High Commission following a protest after the death of student Thomas Orhions Ewansiha.
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PETALING JAYA: The Foreign Ministry has confirmed that there is no protest outside the Malaysian High Commission in Nigeria.
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SINGAPORE (July 12): A new Ministry of Ageing, coordinating closely with the Manpower and Education Ministries, could help the authorities resolve emerging challenges such as the displacement of matur...
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Google contractors regularly listen to and review some recordings of what people say to artificial-intelligence system Google Assistant, via their phone or through smart speakers such as the Google Home.
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“Miss us?” Twitter tweeted from its official account as the Great Twitter Outage wound down.
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France adopted a pioneering tax on Internet giants like Google, Amazon and Facebook on July 11, despite US threats of new tariffs on French imports.
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Fiverr International Ltd is tapping into the phenomenal success of 'Fortnite' and 'PUBG' by hooking up players with online gaming experts, who will help them up their game while helping the company make some money in the process.