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Topic: July 8

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IPOH, July 19 — Perak executive councillors Paul Yong accused of rape and Abdul Yunus Jamhari accused of corruption should voluntarily take a leave of absence from work until the police complete the...
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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: Shares of KNM Group Bhd advanced 5.7% in early trade Friday on heels of its new US$4.25mil contract.
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KUALA LUMPUR (July 19): Shares in KNM Group Bhd rose 2.86% this morning after it bagged a US$4.25 million (RM17.48 million) contract to supply shop-assembled large drums for the Petrochemical Complex ...
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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 (July 18): KNM Group Bhd has bagged a US$4.25 million (RM17.48 million) contract to supply shop-assembled large drums for the Petrochemical Complex in southern Vietnam.
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KUCHING: A businesswoman has been charged with cheating after she allegedly misused the name of the Chief Minister’s daughter to get entry passes to the recently concluded Rainforest World Music Fes...
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KUALA LUMPUR, July 18 — The High Court today dismissed the prosecution’s formal bid to postpone the start of Datuk Seri Najib Razak’s main 1Malaysia Development Berhad (1MDB) corruption trial.
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This article first appeared as "The way forward for MAA after failed SRC" in The Edge Malaysia Weekly, on July 8, 2019 - July 14, 2019.
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SABAH State Assembly now has 73 seats after the Bill to increase the number from 60 was passed by Dewan Rakyat.
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BANGKOK: The Bank of Thailand (BoT) has reiterated its concern about the baht’s persistent strength, but said cutting the key interest rate may have only a limited impact in dealing with the currency’s ascent and instead flagged a preference for using a range of tools.
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KUALA LUMPUR: Reclassifying Teoh Beng Hock’s case as wrongful confinement and not culpable homicide is an administrative procedure and does not in any way prevent investigators from looking into the...
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Lim presents certificate to representative of a school taking part in the parade.
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KUALA LUMPUR: There is insufficient evidence to probe Teoh Beng Hock’s death 10 years ago under culpable homicide, says Attorney-General Tommy Thomas (pix).
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KUALA LUMPUR: The Dewan Rakyat has passed a Bill to increase the number of state seats in Sabah.
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BANGKOK (Bloomberg): The Bank of Thailand reiterated its concern about the baht’s persistent strength on Wednesday, but said cutting the key interest rate may have only a limited impact in dealing with currency’s ascent and instead flagged a preference for using a range of tools.
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KUALA LUMPUR: Attorney-General Tommy Thomas has said the 2009 death of Teoh Beng Hock cannot be probed under culpable homicide due to lack of evidence, the lawyer representing the late DAP member’s ...
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KUALA LUMPUR: There is insufficient evidence to warrant a culpable homicide investigation into Teoh Beng Hock's death, says Attorney General Tommy Thomas.
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KUALA LUMPUR, July 17 — The Attorney General’s Chambers (AGC) has clarified today that there is insufficient evidence to investigate the death of Teoh Beng Hock for murder.
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KUALA LUMPUR (July 17): Shares in Johor-based automation solutions provider i-Stone Group Bhd jumped as much as 71.9% to 27.5 sen upon its ACE Market debut this morning.
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KOTA KINABALU: Bersih 2.0 has made available to the public online the 2017 Sabah delineation review report and offers to pay a RM1,000 penalty to the Parliamentary Speaker’s Office for breaking the ...
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KUALA LUMPUR, July 17 — Lawyers for Liberty (LFL) director Melissa Sasidaran has slammed Singapore’s Attorney General’s Chambers (AGC) for allegedly intentionally misinterpreting a statement she...
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IPOH: The probe involving the Perak executive council member accused of raping his maid is being done in accordance with standard operation procedures, says Perak police chief Comm Datuk Razarudin Husain.
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PETALING JAYA: MCA has set up a 23-member independent observer group to monitor case proceedings involving a Perak executive council member, accused of raping his maid.
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KUALA LUMPUR, July 16 — Electoral watchdog Bersih 2.0 has resorted to breaking a parliamentary embargo on the 2017 proposal for new voting boundaries in Sabah, in a desperate move just a day before ...
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IPOH: The police gave the assurance today that there was no element of bias in their investigation of a Perak state executive councillor who is alleged to have raped a domestic maid.
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Inspector-General of Police Datuk Seri Abdul Hamid Bador said the investigation papers on the Perak executive council member accused of raping his Indonesian maid has been sent to the deputy public pr...
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Datuk Rizarudin Husain – Bernama photo IPOH: The police gave the assurance today that there is no element of bias in their investigation of a Perak state executive councillor who is alleged to have...
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SEMENYIH, July 16 — Police investigations into an Indonesian worker’s allegation of being raped by her employer, Perak executive councillor Paul Yong, is now in the final stage, Datuk Seri Abdul H...
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The investigation into an alleged rape case implicating a Perak exco member is being done according to standard operating procedures (SOP) and as such there is no urgency to detain the suspect.
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IPOH: The investigation papers on Perak executive council member accused of raping his maid has been sent to the deputy public prosecutor's office, says Perak police chief Comm Datuk Razarudin Husain.
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MIRI: Police here are investigating five teenagers, including a secondary school student for allegedly involved in a bullying case involving a 13-year-old boy on July 8.
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MIRI: Police here are investigating five teenagers, including a secondary school student for allegedly involved in a bully case involving a 13-year-old boy on July 8.
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IPOH, July 16 — The results of medical and forensic examinations on an Indonesian maid who has accused Perak state executive councillor Paul Yong of rape will only be known in two weeks at the earli...
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PUTRAJAYA (July 15): The Federal Government will revoke the decision of the Johor government on the youth age cap, if there has been interference from the palace in the matter, Tun Dr Mahathir Mohamad...
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PUTRAJAYA: The Federal Government will intervene in Johor's policy to maintain the youth age cap at 40, if it is found that the decision was made under "palace influence", says Tun Dr Mahathir Mohamad.
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ALOR SETAR: The Alor Setar City Council is carrying out cleaning work at the irrigation canal in Taman Pelangi which has been treated like an “open sewer” for years.
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PETALING JAYA: Both Perak executive councillor Paul Yong and his maid, whom he allegedly raped, should not be allowed to leave the country until the case is resolved, Kepong MP Lim Lip Eng said.
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SERDANG: The Indonesian maid involved in the rape investigation on a Perak exco member is now under the care and responsibility of the Social Welfare Department, says Deputy Prime Minister Datuk Seri Dr Wan Azizah Wan Ismail.
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NEW DELHI, July 14 — One of India's biggest housing finance companies, Dewan Housing Finance Corp Ltd (DHFL), warned yesterday that its financial situation was so grim that it may not survive.
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SERDANG (Bernama): The maid who was allegedly raped by her employer, a Perak state executive councillor, has been placed under the appropriate care and protection, said Datuk Seri Dr Wan Azizah Wan Ismail.
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The maid who was allegedly raped by her employer who is a Perak state executive councillor has been placed under the appropriate care and protection, said Dr Wan Azizah Wan Ismail.
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SERDANG: The maid who was allegedly raped by her employer, who is a Perak state executive councillor, has been placed under the care of the Welfare Department (JKM), according to Datuk Seri Dr Wan Azi...
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LABUAN: The Sabah Commercial Vehicle Licensing Board (CVLB) has issued a directive that e-hailing drivers, except those with e-hailing stickers on their vehicles, are no longer allowed to solicit for ...
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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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SERDANG, July 13 — The Indonesian worker who accused Perak lawmaker Paul Yong of rape is currently in the care of the Welfare Department, the deputy prime minister said today.
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NOTHING seems certain in corporate Malaysia, especially when it comes to contracts on the award of jobs. Some contracts awarded under the previous government that was initially perceived to be up for grabs have been given back to the original contractors.
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KUALA LUMPUR (July 12): The first phase of the Pan Borneo Highway in Sarawak is 45% complete, slightly ahead of the scheduled completion rate of 43%, said Works Minister Datuk Baru Bian.
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KUALA LUMPUR (July 12): The first phase of the Pan Borneo Highway in Sarawak is 45% complete, slightly ahead of the scheduled completion rate of 43%, said Works Minister Datuk Baru Bian.
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KUALA LUMPUR: A heavily pregnant woman has sought legal remedy to compel the police to produce her husband whom she says has been held in their custody for unknown reasons.
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IPOH: Paul Yong Choo Kiong says he will continue his work as a Perak executive council member despite calls for his suspension or for him to take leave from work.
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KUALA LUMPUR: A witness told the High Court that nothing tangible came out of the RM4bil loaned by Retirement Fund Inc (KWAP) to SRC International Sdn Bhd.
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KUALA LUMPUR: The High Court here was told yesterday that Bank Negara Malaysia (BNM) seized seven electronic devices, including two handphones, from three liaison managers at Jalan Raja Chulan Ambank ...
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KUALA LUMPUR (July 11): HSS Engineers Bhd’s (HEB) associate company, HSS Integrated Sdn Bhd (HSSI), has accepted an RM4.95 million contract from China Communications Construction (ECRL) Sdn Bhd (CCC...
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KUALA LUMPUR, July 11 — HSS Engineers Bhd’s (HEB) associate company, HSS Integrated Sdn Bhd (HSSI) has accepted a RM4.95 million contract from China Communications Construction (ECRL) Sdn Bhd (...
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KUALA LUMPUR: The High Court here was told today that Bank Negara Malaysia (BNM) seized seven electronic devices, including two handphones, from three liaison managers at Jalan Raja Chulan Ambank bran...
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KOTA KINABALU (July 11): Sabah Chief Minister Datuk Seri Mohd Shafie Apdal is confident the Bill for the additional 13 seats, to increase the number of state seats from 60 to 73, will be approved when...
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ACP Stanley Jonathan Ringgit SIBU: Police have detained a clothing supplier to a supermarket here and three others following a report lodged against them by a deputy public prosecutor (DPP). Sibu po...
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BEIJING: Malaysia is planning to work with China in developing programmes for children with hearing and speech impairment.
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Johor Menteri Besar Dr Sahruddin Jamal and exco member Sheikh Umar Bagharib Ali must respond to the allegation of royal interference in amending the youth age limit, says NGO Dewan Muda Johor.
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KUALA LUMPUR, July 11— A Bank Negara Malaysia (BNM) officer found fugitive financier Low Taek Jho listed among contacts in a BlackBerry device seized from an AmBank relationship manager in charge of...
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SIBU: A man claiming to represent a supermarket has been arrested for allegedly using criminal force to deter a deputy public prosecutor (DPP) from discharging his duties after the company was charged with selling pesticide-tainted vegetables.
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KUALA LUMPUR: Action can only be taken against DAP assemblyman Paul Yong Choo Kiong, the state executive councillor, accused of raping his Indonesian maid, after the completion of police investigation, says DAP secretary-general Lim Guan Eng.
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KUALA LUMPUR: The government will see if there was any “interference” from the Johor palace into the Federal Government's effort to lower the age limit for youths to 30, says Prime Minister Tun Dr Mahathir Mohamad.
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Netflix can’t be happy about the looming departures of Friends (for WarnerMedia’s newly announced HBO Max in 2020) and The Office (for NBCUniversal’s service in 2021) – two of the platform’s most-streamed shows.
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PETALING JAYA: Both the Human Resources and Home ministries are involved in the management of foreign workers, but each has their respective roles and responsibilities.
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PETALING JAYA: Both the Human Resources Ministry and the Home Ministry are the main Ministries in the management of foreign workers and each has their own respective roles and responsibilities.
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GUA MUSANG: The Department of Orang Asli Development (Jakoa) is preparing for a massive gotong-royong cleanup next Thursday of Kampung Kuala Koh, the Orang Asli settlement of the Batek community where...
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BEIJING: Malaysia hopes to establish greater bilateral cooperation with Chinese businesses in the fields of medical health tourism, cybersecurity and smart city technology, says Datuk Seri Dr Wan Azizah Wan Ismail.
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KUALA LUMPUR (July 10): The prosecution in Datuk Seri Najib Razak's SRC International Sdn Bhd trial has filed a notice of motion to the High Court here today to postpone the commencement of the former...
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JOHOR BARU: Johor Youth Council (MBNJ) has told Youth and Sports Minister Syed Saddiq Syed Abdul Rahman to stop interfering in state affairs.
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KUALA LUMPUR: Youth and Sports Minister Syed Saddiq Syed Abdul Rahman says he would be seeking an audience with the Johor Ruler to provide an explanation over the age cap for youths.
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Police have questioned several individuals including the family of the Perak exco member accused of raping his Indonesian domestic worker.
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KUALA LUMPUR (July 10): The prosecution in Datuk Seri Najib Razak's SRC International Sdn Bhd trial has filed a notice of motion to the High Court here today to postpone the commencement of the former...
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KUALA LUMPUR, July 10 — Public prosecutors made another stab today to postpone the start of Datuk Seri Najib Razak’s 1Malaysia Development Berhad (1MDB) corruption trial until his ongoing case ove...
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A new video for November’s Pokémon Sword and Pokémon Shield on Nintendo Switch shows off a handful of Pokémon and two version-exclusive characters as well as a new move, Gigantamaxing, that scales up arena battles even more than usual.
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PETALING JAYA - The return journey for baby Ainul Mardhiah from London after her successful surgery for a Germ Cell Tumour will be delayed for the time being.
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IPOH - The Perak state executive councillor alleged to have sexually assaulted his Indonesian maid has been arrested.
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KUALA LUMPUR: Shares of IJM Corp Bhd fell in early trade Wednesday after its RM1.12bil light rail transit line 3 (LRT 3) contract was terminated.
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IPOH: The Perak state executive councillor alleged to have sexually assaulted his Indonesian maid has been arrested.
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Instagram on July 8 announced new features aimed at curbing online bullying on its platform, including a warning to people as they are preparing to post abusive remarks.
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KUALA LUMPUR (July 9): Based on corporate announcements and news flow today, companies that may be in focus on Wednesday (July 10) may include: Aeon Credit Service (M) Bhd, IJM Corp Bhd, YTL Power Int...
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JOHOR BARU: In less than 24 hours, the Johor government changed its stance again on the youth age cap.
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BEIJING: Malaysia is looking forward to seeing more of its higher learning institutions recognised by the Chinese government and the two nations are working closely towards this goal, says Datuk Seri Dr Wan Azizah Wan Ismail.
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PETALING JAYA: The return journey for baby Ainul Mardhiah from London after her successful surgery for a Germ Cell Tumour will be delayed for the time being.
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IPOH: The Perak government will make a decision on any action to be taken against a state executive council member accused of sexually abusing a domestic worker after the completion of police investigation, says Datuk Seri Ahmad Faizal Azumu.
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Copenhagen police are cracking down on stoned and drunken people riding electric scooters, which were introduced in the Danish capital at the start of this year.
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KUALA LUMPUR: IJM Corp Bhd said its RM1.12bil contract for underground work on the Light Rail Transit Line 3 (LRT 3) project was terminated.
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BEAUFORT - A teenage boy was found dead in his bedroom at the third floor of a shoplot in Lo Chung Park here, hours after he was allegedly scolded by his older sister for skipping school.
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JOHOR BARU: The Johor government changed its stand and made a "U-turn" Tuesday (July 9) on lowering the age cap for youth from 40 years to 30.
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KUALA LUMPUR: A Perak assemblyman is being investigated for the alleged sexual assault of his Indonesian maid.
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KUCHING: Sarawak is exploring opportunities for collaborating with Brunei in the areas of Internet services, tourism and agriculture, says Datuk Patinggi Abang Johari Tun Openg.
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KUCHING: The demise of former deputy energy, green technology and water minister Datuk Seri Dr James Dawos Mamit is a loss to Sarawak, say state leaders.
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KUALA LUMPUR (July 9): Debt-laden Practice Note 17 (PN17) firm Barakah Offshore Petroleum Bhd said it has been notified by national oil firm Petroliam Nasional Bhd (Petronas) that its unit's licence h...
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KUALA LUMPUR, July 8 — Umno is preparing to dispose of more of the party’s holdings, secretary-general Tan Sri Annuar Musa said today.
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PETALING JAYA: The Coalition for Clean and Fair Elections (Bersih 2.0) has called on Prime Minister Tun Dr Mahathir Mohamad to drop the 2017 delimitation proposal for Sabah, which it said would be a disadvantage to Sabahans, especially the youth.
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KUALA LUMPUR: Prime Minister Tun Dr Mahathir Mohamad will brief Opposition lawmakers on the proposed amendment to reduce the voting age from 21 to 18, says PAS secretary-general Datuk Takiyuddin Hassan.
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PETALING JAYA (THE STAR/ASIA NEWS NETWORK) - Former Malaysian Prime Minister Najib Razak and celebrity chef Redzuawan Ismail , have launched a "war" on social media over the latter receiving the Felda...