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Topic: July 22

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KUALA LUMPUR (Aug 23): Shareholders of LTKM Bhd have been advised to accept the takeover offer extended by the company's managing director Datuk Tan Kok and his family.
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KUALA LUMPUR (Aug 21): The MCA clarified yesterday that it has no immediate plans to demolish and rebuild its headquarters (HQ) at Wisma MCA, Jalan Ampang here, though it admitted it had sought a deve...
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BANGALORE, India: India’s Chandrayaan 2 spacecraft entered lunar orbit yesterday, executing one of the trickiest manoeuvres on its historic mission to the Moon.
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KUALA LUMPUR (Aug 20): The MCA clarified today that it has no immediate plans to demolish and rebuild its headquarters (HQ) at Wisma MCA, Jalan Ampang here, although it admitted it has sought a develo...
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Azahari in his full ‘national’ outfit and his decorated motorcycle.
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PETALING JAYA: The Malaysian National News Agency (Bernama) today issued a statement to announce that its financial position is now stable and under control.
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KUALA LUMPUR: Defence Minister Mohamad Sabu says search and rescue (SAR) efforts for the two soldiers who have been missing since July 19 in Pulau Perak, Kedah, will continue with land searches.
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McLeod and Schmegelsky in a file combination photo.
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Notable filings BETWEEN July 22 and 26, notable changes in shareholding included that at Borneo Oil Bhd, where Datuk Freddy Lim Nyuk Sang acquired 55.56 million shares off market.
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KUALA LUMPUR: Finance Minister Lim Guan Eng has instructed his ministry to investigate a claim that the Malaysian National News Agency (Bernama) used contributions meant for the Employees Provident Fund (EPF) to pay the July salary of its staff.
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KUALA LUMPUR (Bernama): Finance Minister Lim Guan Eng said on Saturday (Aug 10) that he has instructed the ministry to investigate a claim that the Malaysian National News Agency (Bernama) had used contributions meant for the Employees Provident Fund (EPF) to pay the July salary of its staff.
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PETALING JAYA: The finance ministry will investigate whether money meant to pay the staff of national news agency Bernama was “diverted” for other purposes, its minister Lim Guan Eng said.
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Almost 400 people more died in the Netherlands during Europe's recent record-breaking heatwave than in a regular summer week, Dutch national statistics agency CBS said on Friday.
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Canadian police said on Wednesday they found two bodies that they believe are of the fugitive teenage boys charged with killing a university lecturer and suspected in the murders of two tourists in Br...
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PETALING JAYA: PSM’s Dr Michael Jeyakumar has continued his criticism of the MySalam insurance scheme for the B40 group, this time questioning the government’s assurance that unutilised premiums w...
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LABUAN: Labuan is hosting an air-to-air missile firing exercise for seven days beginning today.
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Dear Tun Dr Mahathir, Three weeks ago, a 48-year-old lorry driver with stage 4 cancer of the colon came to see me as he was in financial distress.
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LETTER | An open letter to Tun Dr Mahathir Mohamad, Dear Tun Dr Mahathir, Three weeks ago, a 48-year-old lorry driver with stage 4 cancer of the colon came to see me as he was in financial distress.
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KUALA LUMPUR, Aug 3 — Putrajaya should review the mySalam insurance scheme and call it off if necessary as it is not benefitting its supposed B40 target group, Parti Sosialis Malaysia (PSM) has said...
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KUCHING: The Sarawak Women for Women Society (SWWS) has called on the Home Ministry to reconsider its decision to disband the Sarawak Special Committee on Citizenship.
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KUCHING: The Sarawak Women for Women Society has urged the home ministry to reconsider disbanding the Sarawak Special Committee on Citizenship.
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KUCHING: The Sarawak Women for Women Society (SWWS) has called on the Home Ministry to reconsider its decision to disband the Sarawak Special Committee on Citizenship.
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Elia Bit MIRI: The Penan Empowerment Networking Association (Pena) has welcomed the decision by the Home Affairs Ministry to discontinue the Sarawak Special Committee on Citizenship and replace it w...
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KUCHING: Sarawak Pakatan Harapan elected representatives will now have direct access to the office of the home minister to monitor and follow-up on citizenship application cases, Sarawak PH chairman C...
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KUCHING: Sarawak Pakatan Harapan (PH) elected representatives will now have direct access to the office of the Home Minister to monitor and follow-up on citizenship application cases, Sarawak PH chair...
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KUCHING, July 31 — Sarawak Pakatan Harapan (PH) elected representatives will now have direct access to the office of the Home Minister to monitor and follow-up on citizenship application cases, Sara...
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KOTA KINABALU: A National Registration Department (NRD) officer was among three men detained in Semporna to assist police investigation into a syndicate involved in falsifying identification documents...
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KUALA LUMPUR: Heatstroke should not be taken lightly as it can be fatal, cautioned a medical specialist.
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A National Registration Department (NRD) officer was among three men detained in Semporna to assist the police investigation into a syndicate involved in falsifying identification documents.
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KUALA LUMPUR (July 29): Minority shareholders of Leweko Resources Bhd have been advised to accept the takeover offer by Rengit Capital Sdn Bhd for the rest of the shares in the Ipoh-based timber compa...
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All Cubans can now have WiFi in their homes, as the island’s government extends Internet access even while trying to maintain control over its version of the “truth” and to defend its legitimacy, a top official tells AFP.
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Muhyiddin (second row, center) takes one for the album with those who received their letters and certificates of confirmation as Malaysian citizens.
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Muhyiddin (second row, center) takes one for the album with those who received their letters and certificates of confirmation as Malaysian citizens.
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KUANTAN: An estimated 15,000 tonnes of bauxite worth about RM1.7mil has apparently been stolen from a site belonging to WM Builder Sdn Bhd in Gebeng.
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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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KUCHING: State Reform Party Sarawak (STAR) president Lina Soo says there is no need to amend the gazetted notification of “Sarawak Independence Day” to “Sarawak Day” on July 22.
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KUCHING, July 28 — State Reform Party (STAR) president Lina Soo today urged the state government not to amend the gazetted notification of “Sarawak Independence Day” to “Sarawak Day” as sugg...
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KUANTAN: An estimated 15,000 tonnes of bauxite ore have apparently been stolen from the stockpile of WM Builder.
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A hand-out photo shows Fatimah (front, left) with Muhyiddin on her left before the start of the Feb 22 meeting in Kuala Lumpur.
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KUCHING: The gazette notification which stated July 22 as a public holiday to celebrate Sarawak’s independence day must be put right, state DAP chairman Chong Chieng Jen said.
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KUCHING, July 26 — Sarawak Pakatan Harapan (PH) chairman Chong Chieng Jen has called on the state government to amend the Sarawak Independence Day gazette notification, saying the state government...
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KUALA LUMPUR (Bernama): The remand period of a Sessions Court judge in Selangor, which ended Wednesday (July 24), was extended by five days.
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Social media platform Instagram has disabled celebrity photographer Marcus Hyde’s account after several women came forward with allegations of sexual misconduct.
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Nintendo has begun offering no-cost repairs on Switch Joy-Con controllers exhibiting the signs of Joy-Con drift.
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SUBANG JAYA, July 25 — Selangor Police Chief Datuk Noor Azam Jamaludin today said that police has remanded two men to assist investigations into the alleged sabotage which led to diesel pollution in...
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SUBANG JAYA: The Health Ministry does not find bird droppings to be one of the contributing factors that led to incidents of breathing difficulties at the Sekolah Kebangsaan (SK) Tanjung Puteri, Pasir...
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New research programmes at US universities will focus on the impact of technology on democracy, including the role of misinformation, a foundation announced on July 22.
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LANGKAWI (Bernama): A young girl has died after she was inadvertently left unattended for about two hours in her grandfather’s car here on Monday (July 22), say the police.
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Tony Stark built an arc reactor in a cave with a box of scraps, but in the realm of real life, a 13-year-old kid in Malaysia built a working power bank at home out of cardboard and cables.  Earlier...
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The crowd during the 722 Sarawak Independence Day celebration at Padang Merdeka.
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The crowd during the 722 Sarawak Independence Day celebration at Padang Merdeka.
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KUALA LUMPUR (July 25): Pineapple Resources Bhd, which is buying the Thai Hou Sek restaurant operations at Pavilion Kuala Lumpur here from THS Restaurants Sdn Bhd, says the RM415,334.11 purchase consi...
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KUALA LUMPUR, July 24 — The meeting between DAP Members of Parliament and Home Minister Tan Sri Muhyiddin Yassin was to discuss the issue of citizenship and other relevant documents.
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LETTER | I refer to the press statement by the board of Kojadi on July 23, 2019, setting out the reasons for my suspension as chairperson of the board of Kojadi.
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KUCHING, July 24 — Sarawak Association of People’s Aspirations (SAPA) president Dominique Ng Kim Ho today question the motive of a person who lodged a police report against the organisers of a Sar...
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ACP Stanley Jonathan Ringgit SIBU: The case involving a lawyer Ting Yong Ginn who claimed that he was arrested, detained and treated unfairly by the police has been referred to the state police headq...
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A company linked to Syed Mokhtar Al-Bukhary (photo, above) has moved past Umno as the second-largest shareholder in Utusan Melayu (Malaysia) Bhd.
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A company linked to Syed Mokhtar Al-Bukhary (photo, above) has moved past Umno as the second-largest shareholder in Utusan Melayu (Malaysia) Bhd.
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KUALA LUMPUR: The Malaysian Communications and Multimedia Commission (MCMC) has initiated an investigation into the misuse of the Prime Minister’s name by irresponsible parties via e-mails and websi...
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PUTRAJAYA : Amid controversy behind the Visit Malaysia 2020 logo and tagline, the Chief Secretary to the Government has gone on social media to point out the role that tourism plays in the country's economy.
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KUALA LUMPUR, July 24 — The Malaysian Communications and Multimedia Commission (MCMC) has initiated an investigation into the misuse of the Prime Minister’s name by irresponsible parties via e-mai...
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The Prime Minister’s Office has said there were two incidents by irresponsible parties misusing Mahathir’s name via e-mail and websites for personal gain and to promote a Bitcoin business.
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KUALA LUMPUR (July 23): The Security Offences (Special Measures) Act 2012 (Sosma) will be used against those found polluting Selangor’s water sources were conducting sabotage, Inspector General of P...
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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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TASEK GELUGOR (Bernama): A 34-year-old man set their home in Kampung Selamat on fire after flying into a rage over not having any food to eat.
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PENANG (July 23): IKEA Southeast Asia plans to open the first phase of a shopping centre that will be linked directly to its IKEA Batu Kawan outlet by end-2019, bringing a new mix of retailers to Aspe...
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PENANG (July 23): IKEA Southeast Asia plans to open the first phase of a shopping centre that will be linked directly to its IKEA Batu Kawan outlet by end-2019, bringing a new mix of retailers to Aspe...
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MYEG Indonesia Sdn Bhd is purchasing a 40% stake in PT Cartenz Inti Utama (PT CIU) at US$10 million (RM 41.1 million).
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Communications and Multimedia Minister Gobind Singh Deo has confirmed via Twitter that he is meeting with Telekom Malaysia today (July 23) to discuss issues faced by Streamyx users.
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PUTRAJAYA: A Sessions Court judge in Kuala Kubu Baru has been remanded over probe into alleged corruption.
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GERIK: Three Orang Asli have been arrested during an operation to take down a blockade near a logging site in Kampung Sungai Papan here.
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KUANTAN (Bernama): A nurse was made RM18,000 poorer after falling prey to a phone scam syndicate here on Monday (July 22).
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PUTRAJAYA (Bernama): Former Prime Minister Datuk Seri Najib Razak has withdrawn his appeal against the High Court's decision to reject his application to strike out seven charges he is facing over RM42mil of SRC International Sdn Bhd's funds.
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PETALING JAYA (THE STAR/ASIA NEWS NETWORK) - Malaysian Deputy Prime Minister Wan Azizah Wan Ismail has advised Economic Affairs Minister Azmin Ali and Selangor Mentri Besar Amirudin Shari to cooperat...
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PASIR GUDANG: Johor government is not ruling out the possibility that it was bird droppings that caused the pollution at the SK Tanjung Puteri Resort school here.
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KOTA KINABALU: Marine police in Sandakan seized some 7,000 turtle eggs from a pump boat near the Sungai Batu 2 river on early Monday (July 22).
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KOTA KINABALU: The crackdown on the sale of vape-like candies called "Ghost Smoke" have started in Sabah.
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PETALING JAYA: Datuk Seri Wan Azizah Wan Ismail has advised Economic Affairs Minister Datuk Seri Azmin Ali and Selangor Mentri Besar Amirudin Shari to cooperate with the police on the sex video scandal.
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JOHOR BARU: An 11-year-old boy died in a fatal accident at KM20 along the Johor Baru-Gelang Patah road near here after the car he was in collided with a bus.
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The High Court heard today (Mon, July 22) that fugitive businessman Low Taek Jho had on occasions relayed messages, purportedly from Datuk Seri Najib Razak, to the relationship manager at AmInvestment...
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SANTA CLARA, Calif.: China's Huawei Technologies Co Ltd [HWT.UL] said it is slashing more than 600 jobs at its Futurewei Technologies research arm in the United States after being placed on a trade blacklist by the U.S. government.
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PETALING JAYA (July 22): SP Setia Bhd is giving out up to 10% rebate and RM50,000 cashback to purchasers of the Setia Eco Templer project that are participating in the Malaysia Virtual Property Expo 2...
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KUALA LUMPUR (July 23): Malaysia Airports Holdings Bhd (MAHB) says it has received a notice of appeal filed by AirAsia Bhd and AirAsia X Bhd (collectively AirAsia), against the Kuala Lumpur High Court...
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KUALA LUMPUR (July 22): The government is committed to supporting local technology companies to become multinational corporations through the Global Acceleration and Innovation Network (GAIN) programm...
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PETALING JAYA (July 22): The Health Ministry’s Food Safety and Quality Division has begun its investigation into ‘the Ghost Smoke’ candy that were reported to be sold freely in Sabah towns.
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KUALA LUMPUR (July 22): The Malaysian Communications and Multimedia Commission (MCMC), in collaboration with the Subang Jaya District Headquarters Commercial Crime Investigation Department and SIRIM s...
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GEORGE TOWN (July 22): Malaysia can expect more investment opportunities from the US-based companies amid the ongoing US-China trade war as many are reconsidering to shift their supply chain here.
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KUALA LUMPUR (July 22): The Dewan Negara today approved a motion which compels all senators to declare their assets, following a similar move by Dewan Rakyat requiring Members of Parliament to do the ...
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PUTRAJAYA (July 22): The proposal to allow foreign workers to be re-employed after the expiry of their work permits without having to return to their home countries, will be brought before the Cabinet...
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PUTRAJAYA (July 22): Reports are being made to the Malaysian Communications and Multimedia Commission (MCMC) over the abuse of the name of Prime Minister Tun Dr Mahathir Mohamad in two incidents that ...
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KUALA LUMPUR (July 22): The police have recorded the statement of a state assemblyman to assist with ongoing investigations into a sex video linked to a minister.
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PASIR SALAK (July 22): PKR deputy president Datuk Seri Mohamed Azmin Ali is leaving it to the authorities to expose the mastermind who circulated the sex video which implicated him.
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JOHOR BAHRU (July 22): Gas readings taken at 14 schools in the Pasir Gudang area from July 18 to 21 were normal, the Department of Environment said in a statement issued tonight.
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KUALA LUMPUR (July 22): Pengurusan Air Selangor Sdn Bhd (Air Selangor) expects water supply to be restored in stages following diesel fuel pollution in Sungai Selangor, from 6am tomorrow (July 23).
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KUALA SELANGOR (July 22): Three individuals who were spotted fishing at Sungai Selangor near Rantau Panjang, are suspected of causing a fuel spill and contaminating the river.
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KUALA LUMPUR (July 22): The National Water Services Commission (SPAN) wants the Selangor state government to terminate the concession of sand contractors if they were found to be involved in the incid...
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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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KUALA LUMPUR (July 22): Selangor-linked sand mining firm Kumpulan Semester Sdn Bhd (KSSB) today confirmed that it had found diesel spill at an area near Sungai Selangor.
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WEB Bytes Sdn Bhd (Web Bytes), a software development company that is 30% owned by GD Express Carrier Bhd (GDeX) announced on July 22 that it is introducing Xilnex BIG, a self-service mobile kiosk sol...
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SOCASH, the Singapore-headquartered fintech startup which allows bank customers to perform banking services (like cash withdrawal, loan applications) at shops via its mobile app, on July 22 announced ...