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Topic: July 7

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The Batek Orang Asli community in a village in Kelantan is still grappling with the multiple deaths and illnesses that it suffered.
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PASIR GUDANG: MCA has urged the state government to open its communication channel to victims of the Pasir Gudang air pollution.
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LABUAN: Two Indian nationals were charged with two separate crimes before magistrate’s court registrar Azimah Mohd Yusof, here today.
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JOHOR BARU, July 19 — Pasir Gudang Umno Youth wants to know when the Johor government plans to call for a town hall meeting to discuss the air pollution in the industrial district that has resulted ...
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KUALA LUMPUR: The police have arrested a woman for allegedly beating a Year Five pupil at a school in Taman Shamelin, Cheras, here.
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KUALA LUMPUR: The police have arrested a woman for allegedly beating a Year Five pupil at a school in Taman Shamelin, Cheras, here.
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Theaters in five remaining territories still showing Pokémon Detective Pikachu propelled the adventure movie past US$436mil (RM1.79bil) worldwide, a new record for films based on video games.
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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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NEW YORK, July 16 — S&P reaffirmed Deutsche Bank’s credit ratings yesterday, calling a restructuring plan “necessary,” while noting that the bank still faces a challenging economic environment...
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KUALA LUMPUR: 78-year-old Lim Kit Siang was taken on "a trip down memory lane" by Datuk Seri Dr Wee Ka Siong on Facebook Sunday (July 14).
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PUSING, July 15 — State Health, Consumer Affairs, National Integration and Human Resources Committee chairman A. Sivanesan today confirmed that out of the 28 samples taken from alcohol-poisoning cas...
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SINGAPORE (ANN): Celebrity DJ Tenashar has been arrested twice in the space of three days - for drug offences in Johor, then trespass and drug-related offences in Singapore.
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KUALA LUMPUR: Two members of Klima Action Malaysia (Kamy) have had their statements recorded over the #MYClimateRally that the non-governmental organisation held last Sunday (July 7).
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Michael Manyin Jawong KUCHING: Minister of Education, Science and Technological Research Dato Sri Michael Manyin Jawong said today that a meeting had been arranged with the Ministry of Finance (MoF) ...
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MALACCA: A goldsmith, who acted as the leader of a burglary gang suspected of being behind 30 home break-in cases involving losses amounting to RM900,000 in Malacca and Negri Sembilan, was among eight...
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I’M referring to the video, which went viral recently, of a mother of a secondary schoolgirl questioning a teacher for caning her daughter, and the report “Yes! It’s all right to rotan the kids!...
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Damages at the beach at a hotel in Porto Carras, Halkidki, Greece after severe weather hit Greece.
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MALACCA: A goldsmith, who acted as the leader of a burglary gang suspected of being behind 30 home break-in cases involving losses amounting to RM900,000 in Malacca and Negri Sembilan, was among eight...
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MELAKA (Bernama): A goldsmith, who acted as the leader of a burglary gang suspected of being behind 30 home break-in cases involving losses amounting to RM900,000 in Melaka and Negeri Sembilan, was among eight men arrested in an operation involving separate raids here over the past few days.
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BALIK PULAU: A total of nine people, including five Indonesian nationals, have been arrested for allegedly running illegal online gambling syndicates following three raids here.
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Datuk Talib Zulpilip KUCHING: Complaints by local fishermen that their fishing activities were badly affected by foreign vessels’ encroachment into Sarawak waters required the immediate attention o...
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KUCHING: Complaints by local fishermen that their fishing activities were badly affected by foreign vessels’ encroachment into Sarawak waters required the immediate attention of various authorities,...
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PETALING JAYA: The wife of Kelantan Sultan Muhammad V, Oksana Rihana Petra, has allowed her followers a peek into her life.
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Three of the biggest games from recent years recaptured the Steam top three during the second week of the PC retailer’s annual Summer Sale.
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KUALA LUMPUR: Another death relating to the measles outbreak among the Orang Asli has been reported, making it the fourth death confirmed by the Health Ministry.
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Hanizam (seated centre), Salihin (seated left) and Muslimun (seated right) give the thumbs up as they pose for a group photo with KPDNHEP enforcement officers and local EPS permit holders.
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KUALA LUMPUR, July 9 — A Orang Asli woman is reported to have died due to measles in Terengganu yesterday, bringing  the number of deaths due to an outbreak of the disease along the state’s bord...
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SEREMBAN: It was an online romance syndicate that also acted as a recruitment agency, but Negeri Sembilan police managed to cripple its activities involving RM1.55 milliion with the arrests of 15 Nige...
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KUALA LUMPUR: A Orang Asli woman is reported to have died due to measles in Terengganu yesterday, bringing the number of deaths due to an outbreak of the disease along the state’s border with Kelant...
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An Orang Asli woman is reported to have died due to measles in Terengganu yesterday, bringing the number of deaths due to an outbreak of the disease along the state’s border with Kelantan to four so...
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KUALA LUMPUR: Another death related to the measles outbreak among the Orang Asli has been reported, making it the fourth death confirmed by the Health Ministry.
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Teh holds up some of the marine resources seized from the Vietnamese fishing vessel that encroached into Malaysian waters.
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I REFER to the Sunday Star article on July 7, “Spare not the rod” (online at bit.ly/star_spare).
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KOTA KINABALU - The families of two Chinese tourists who were believed to be killed by fish bombs while diving in waters off Semporna district have arrived in Sabah.
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A week after a woman was wanted by police for posting a video of herself licking ice cream and putting it back on the supermarket shelf in Texas, another man has been arrested for doing the same, an act which US police say is illegal.
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KUALA LUMPUR (July 8): Economic Affairs Minister Datuk Seri Mohamed Azmin Ali assured that the government’s plan to merge Felda settlers’ lands will not affect their ownership.
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KOTA KINABALU: The families of two Chinese tourists who were believed to be killed by fish bombs while diving in waters off Semporna district have arrived in Sabah.
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KOTA KINABALU - Kota Kinabalu City Hall will investigate incidents of tourists letting their children pee and defecate at public spaces inside and outside malls, following Facebook posts shared by so...
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KUALA LUMPUR: Economic Affairs Minister Datuk Seri Azmin Ali has denied that he was jeered when he attended a Felda event in Rompin, Pahang on Sunday (July 7).
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KUALA LUMPUR (July 8): Genting group-owned luxury private jet Crystal Skye has been chartered by Manchester United Football Club for a 16-hour direct flight to Perth, Australia, from Manchester in the...
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A round-the-clock webcast starring two beloved baby dugongs in Thailand named Mariam and Jamil went live on July 7, allowing a more in-depth look at the celebrity sea cows.
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KOTA KINABALU: Kota Kinabalu City Hall will investigate incidents of tourists letting their children pee and defecate at public spaces inside and outside malls, following Facebook posts shared by social media users.
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KUALA LUMPUR (THE STAR/ASIA NEWS NETWORK) - Malaysia's former youth and sports minister Khairy Jamaluddin has turned down an invite by his successor Syed Saddiq Syed Abdul Rahman to cross over to the ...
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KOTA KINABALU: A total of 27 suspected drug addicts were nabbed during a two-week crackdown in the Tuaran district not far from here.
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“PARENTS say caning necessary but counselling also needed” (Sunday Star, July 7; online at bit.ly/star_counsel) has some merits.
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HAVING read “Yes! It’s all right to rotan the kids” (Sunday Star, July 7; online at bit.ly/star_discipline), I had to write in as I feel deeply about the issue of inflicting corporal punishment ...
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KUALA LUMPUR: Umno stalwart Khairy Jamaluddin has turned down an invite by Parti Pribumi Bersatu Malaysia (Bersatu) youth chief Syed Saddiq Syed Abdul Rahman to cross over, saying he is happy to be with Barisan Nasional.
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KUANTAN (Bernama): A technician’s wish to visit Rome was dashed after he was believed to have been deceived by the owner of a travel company he had known for the last two years.
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MIRI: Miri police seize dozens of motorbikes during an operation against illegal racers that have become a growing menace on the streets during an operation over Saturday (July 6) and Sunday (July 7).
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TAIPING, July 7 — Police detained a teenage couple this evening after they admitted to having been involved in the murder of a Form Four student of Sekolah Menengah Kebangsaan King Edward VII here, ...
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(July 7): One year after a historic regime change, Malaysia’s politics remain a combustible cocktail of sleaze and power lust.
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RIYADH, July 7 — Saudi budget carrier flyadeal has withdrawn a provisional order for Boeing’s grounded 737 MAX jets, the US plane maker said today, as the airline confirmed a new order for Airbus ...
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KUALA LUMPUR, July 7 — Home Minister Tan Sri Muhyiddin Yassin has denied today signing a statutory declaration (SD) supporting Datuk Seri Anwar Ibrahim to take over as prime minister effective immed...
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PARIT BUNTAR, July 7 — Small and Medium Enterprise (SME) traders affected by the sugar tax on sweetened drinks which came into effect this month, can file a postponement appeal to the relevant autho...
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GUA MUSANG (Bernama): The red zone restriction imposed in the Orang Asli settlement of Kuala Koh here will be lifted from 8am Monday (July 8).
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KUALA LUMPUR, July 7 — Police are still investigating the sex video case linked to a minister and there is no specified time period for completion of the investigation, said Home Minister Tan Sri Mu...
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JOHOR BARU: The husband of a woman whose death was linked to the Pasir Gudang pollution has pleaded the public, NGOs and political parties to stop circulating pictures of his late wife.
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KUALA LUMPUR (July 7): The Royal Malaysia Police (PDRM) is negotiating with authorities of a certain country to bring back controversial businessman Low Taek Jho or Jho Low to Malaysia.
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MELAKA (Bernama): The number of flood victims in Melaka rose to 745 people from 150 families at 2pm Sunday (July 7) compared with 141 people from 18 families earlier in the morning.
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KUALA LUMPUR (Bernama): The call by Prime Minister Tun Dr Mahathir Mohamad that Malay political parties join Parti Pribumi Bersatu Malaysia (Bersatu) was a sincere one, says its president Tan Sri Muhyiddin Yassin.
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KOTA BARU (Bernama): The Kelantan government will ensure the safety of visitors at Dr Zakir Naik’s Kelantan missionary tour programme to be held from Aug 7 to 10.
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NIAMEY (Niger), July 7 — Nigeria and Benin signed onto a landmark African trade accord today ahead of the deal’s official launch at an African Union summit in Niger later in the day.
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KUALA LUMPUR, July 7 — The Royal Malaysia Police (PDRM) is negotiating with authorities of a certain country to bring back controversial businessman Low Taek Jho or Jho Low to Malaysia.
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KUALA LUMPUR, July 7 — A woman who was claimed to have recently died from the air pollution incident in Pasir Gudang actually passed away due to heart failure, the Health Ministry clarified today.
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JOHOR BARU (Bernama): Eleven students and pupils at four schools in Pasir Gudang were reported to have suffered headache, nausea and vomiting.
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RIYADH, July 7 — Saudi Arabia’s King Salman hosted British finance minister Philip Hammond for talks in the western city of Jeddah today, state media said, amid renewed prospects of an overseas st...
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KUALA LUMPUR, July 7 — The Inspector-General of Police has vowed swift action to get to the bottom of an incident where two activists were allegedly intimidated by a Special Branch (SB) officer.
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PETALING JAYA: The Health Ministry has refuted rumours on social media that a woman allegedly died due to the Pasir Gudang pollution.
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MELAKA, July 7 — The number of flood victims in Melaka as at 2pm rose to 745 people involving 150 families compared with 141 people from 18 families this morning.
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TAIPING: The police have arrested a 14-year-old girl and her boyfriend after being suspected of murdering her brother in Kamunting near here.
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KUALA LUMPUR: The government will include an additional member in the task force investigating the disappearance of pastor Raymond Koh and Perlis activist Amri Che Mat.
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BEIJING, July 7 — Deputy Prime Minister Datuk Seri Dr Wan Azizah Wan Ismail will be embarking on a four-day official visit to China from tomorrow to further bolster the bilateral relations between M...
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KUALA LUMPUR, July 7 — The Home Ministry is considering the inclusion of a non-Malay into the government task force that will look into the enforced disappearances of Pastor Raymond Koh and social a...
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GUA MUSANG, July 7 — The red zone restriction imposed in the Orang Asli settlement of Kuala Koh here will be lifted from 8am tomorrow.
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KUALA TERENGGANU, July 7 — Another two Orang Asli patients were admitted to the Hulu Terengganu Hospital in Kuala Berang on Friday, bringing the total to seven.
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KOTA BARU, July 7 — The Kelantan government will ensure the safety of visitors at the Dr Zakir Naik’s Kelantan Missionary Tour Programme to be held on August 7 to 10.
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KUALA LUMPUR (Bernama): The affirmation of Malaysia's credit rating by Standard and Poor's (S&P) last week demonstrates its confidence in Malaysia’s positive economic outlook, strong institutional profile, sound economic fundamentals and prudent debt management, says the Finance Minister.
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KUALA LUMPUR: Negotiations are ongoing with the country currently harbouring fugitive financier Low Taek Jho, better known as Jho Low, says Inspector-General of Police Datuk Datuk Seri Abdul Hamid Bador.
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PETALING JAYA: Dr Nasir Hashim will be stepping down as Parti Sosialis Malaysia (PSM) chairman after 23 years, announced the party.
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JOHOR BARU (THE STAR/ASIA NEWS NETWORK) - Victims of the two recent pollution cases in the Malaysian state of Johor, and those who say their livelihoods were affected, will be filing a lawsuit on July...
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SINGAPORE - The Singapore Under-21 netball team produced a solid first three quarters to keep pace with their more experienced Malaysian counterparts in the Asian Youth Netball Championship final on S...
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KUCHING, July 7 — DAP secretary-general Lim Guan Eng was not interfering in the internal affairs of Parti Pribumi Bersatu Malaysia over who can be members, party leader Datuk Seri Mohd Redzuan Mohd ...
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ISKANDAR PUTERI, July 7 — Johor Mentri Besar Datuk Sahruddin Jamal has denied allegations by the opposition that investor confidence towards investing in the state has purportedly declined.
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ROMPIN, July 7 — The second generation of Felda who has taken Malaysia to every corner of the world through cooking, Datuk Redzuawan Ismail, was named the 2019 Felda Icon today.
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KUCHING, July 7 — Parti Pribumi Bersatu Malaysia will pick one of its Sarawak chapter’s divisional heads to be state chairman, party coordinator for Sarawak Datuk Seri Mohd Redzuan Mohd Yusof said...
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KUALA LUMPUR: Police are still investigating the alleged sex video implicating a Cabinet minister here.
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ISKANDAR PUTERI, July 7  — The Johor government is drawing up a sustainable town development plan for Pasir Gudang as a long-term measure to address environmental pollution in the area.
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IPOH, July 7 — Former deputy prime minister Datuk Seri Ahmad Zahid Hamidi, who is facing 87 charges for alleged corruption,  today voiced his dissatisfaction over complaints about his return  to t...
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BUKIT MERTAJAM, July 7 — Unable to react and respond like other children because of his hearing disability, a four-year-old is in urgent need of about RM100,000 for a cochlear implant surgery that w...
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PETALING JAYA: Datuk Seri Dr Wee Ka Siong has questioned if claims that the granting of government-owned land to the China Communications Construction Company Ltd (CCCC) were true.
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KANGAR (Bernama): Police have detained a man and seized various types of imitation firearms smuggled into the country from a neighbouring country in a raid on a house in Felcra Lubuk Sireh, Kaki Bukit in Pandang Besar, on Wednesday (July 3).
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KOTA KINABALU, July 7 — Stern actions should be taken including imposing stiff penalty on fishermen found using the bombing method to fish in Sabah waters, Chief Minister Datuk Seri Mohd Shafie Apda...
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ISKANDAR PUTERI, July 7 — The Johor Department of Environment (DOE) has received eight complaints on pollution at Sungai Kopok, Ulu Tiram since 2018.
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KUALA LUMPUR, July 7 — The affirmation of Malaysia’s credit rating by Standard and Poor’s (S&P) last week demonstrates its confidence in Malaysia’s positive economic outlook, strong institutio...
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JOHOR BARU: The Sungai Kim Kim Toxic Victims and Pasir Gudang Pollution Action Committee will be filing a lawsuit at the Johor Baru High Court here on July 17.
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JULY 7 — Why do people keep saying that rural youths are proof that we are not ready to lower the voting age?
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KOTA KINABALU: A state leader from Parti Bersatu Bumiputera Malaysia wants the Sabah government to shelve the controversial Papar dam project and look for other alternatives to solve the long-term water and electricity needs of the state.
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KAJANG: A suspected burglar was caught red handed trying to break into a house at Bandar Baru Bangi on Sunday (July 7).
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KOTA KINABALU: The government needs to start looking at diverse sectors now so that the state and country is not dependent on any particular sector for revenue, says Sabah Chief Minister Datuk Seri Mohd Shafie Apdal.