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Topic: July 9

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KOTA KINABALU: Indonesian authorities have been unable to glean more information from a suspect who was detained with a shipment of ivory as he is still in a "state of shock" since his arrest on July 9
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PETALING JAYA: Former Umno vice-president Hishammuddin Hussein said today it was too early to tell if former party leader Najib Razak would succeed in reviving Barisan Nasional as chairman of its advi...
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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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PETALING JAYA: The Human Rights Commission of Malaysia (Suhakam) says it will look into a memorandum received from preacher Wan Ji Wan Hussin alleging that he was physically assaulted when he was held...
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KUALA LUMPUR (July 19): Tasek Corp Bhd has received a notice from HL Cement (Malaysia) Sdn Bhd and Ridge Star Ltd for the extension of their unconditional voluntary takeover offer for shares in the co...
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PETALING JAYA: Datuk Seri Dr Wee Ka Siong has taken Education Minister Dr Maszlee Malik to task over the stark increase in service fees at Universiti Teknologi Malaysia (UTM) in Johor.
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ELECTORAL watchdog Bersih 2.0 has been let off the hook for breaking the embargo on the Sabah constituency redelineation report.
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SEREMBAN: A senior citizen pleaded not guilty in the Seremban Sessions Court today to committing eight counts of sexual offences against a 12–year–old girl including having in his possession child...
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KUALA LUMPUR, July 18 — De-facto Law Minister Datuk Liew Vui Keong today said that there is no reason to punish Bersih 2.0 for breaking Parliament’s embargo on the Sabah delineation report.
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KUALA LUMPUR: The government has no intention to take action against electoral watchdog Bersih 2.0 for breaking the embargo on the Sabah redelineation report.
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PUTRAJAYA: Home Minister Muhyiddin Yassin today urged PKR-linked preacher Wan Ji Wan Hussin to lodge a police report over his claim that he was physically assaulted by a warden while in prison.
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KUALA LUMPUR, July 18 — Kasthuri Patto today called for the establishment of an independent inquiry into the events leading to the death of Nigerian Thomas Orhions Ewansiha at the Bukit Jalil Immigr...
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SEOUL: Police here have arrested 37 South Koreans on suspicion of running illegal gambling websites, with stakes of hundreds of billion won, in Malaysia after they were extradited, Yonhap news agency ...
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SEOUL, July 18 — The police have arrested 37 South Koreans on suspicion of running illegal gambling websites, with stakes of hundreds of billion won, in Malaysia after they were extradited from the ...
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KUALA LUMPUR (July 18): Cagamas Bhd, the national mortgage corporation, has concluded a combined bonds and notes issuance worth RM1 billion.
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LONDON, July 17 — The euro fell to a one-week low against the dollar today and towards the lower end of this year’s trading range, weighed down by expectations of monetary policy easing and invest...
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KUALA LUMPUR: The government collected RM91.86 million through the Real Property Gains Tax (RPGT) for the disposal of properties of more than five years, according to Finance Minister Lim Guan Eng (pi...
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KUALA LUMPUR (July 17): The government collected RM91.86 million through the Real Property Gains Tax (RPGT) for the disposal of properties of more than five years, said Finance Minister Lim Guan Eng...
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KUALA LUMPUR (July 17): The government has collected RM91.87 million in real property gains tax (RPGT) revenue.
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PETALING JAYA - No physical injuries were detected during a post-mortem on PhD student Thomas Orhions Ewansiha, who died while in custody.
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PARLIAMENT | The government collected RM91.86 million through the real property gains tax (RPGT) for the disposal of properties owned for more than five years, said Finance Minister Lim Guan Eng.
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KUALA LUMPUR: No physical injuries were found on the body of Nigerian Orhions Evansiha Thomas, who died at the Bukit Jalil Immigration Depot lock-up here on July 9, according to Hospital Canselor Tuan...
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SEPANG: Police have arrested a 26-year-old man for allegedly impersonating as the Selangor Mentri Besar.
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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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THE Malaysian Bar is appalled and deeply disturbed by the death of Nigerian national and doctorate student Thomas Orhions Ewansiha (“Thomas”), on July 9, the fifth day of his detention by the Immi...
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PETALING JAYA: No physical injuries were detected during a post-mortem on PhD student Thomas Orhions Ewansiha, who died while in custody.
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SEPANG, July 16 — Police have arrested a 26-year-old man for allegedly impersonating as Selangor mentri besar.
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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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KUALA LUMPUR, July 16 — Hospital Canselor Tuanku Muhriz (HCTM) confirmed today that no physical injuries were discovered on the body of the late Nigerian student Thomas Orhions Ewansiha who died whi...
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PETALING JAYA: We are breaking Parliament's embargo on the Sabah delineation report and we are willing to be punished, says electoral watchdog Bersih 2.0.
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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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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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Malaysian Bar president Abdul Fareed Abdul Gafoor said one death in custody was one too many.
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Preacher Wan Ji Wan Hussin hopes to befriend a man, supposedly a warden, who assaulted him at the Kajang prison last week.
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SEREMBAN: Police have wrapped up their probe into the alleged sexual assault of a 12-year-old girl by a 65-year-old lorry driver and will forward the investigation papers to the deputy public prosecutor's office for further action.
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PKR president Anwar Ibrahim wants authorities to probe allegations that preacher Wan Ji Wan Hussin was assaulted during his brief detention at Kajang prison.
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KUALA LUMPUR: PKR president Anwar Ibrahim says prison authorities should look into claims by preacher Wan Ji Wan Hussin that he was physically assaulted while held at the Kajang prison.
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IPOH, July 15 — A radar facility project, with the original contract value of RM289.8 million, had only went operational after three years of its completion deadline, the Auditor-General 2018 Report...
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KUALA LUMPUR (July 15): A radar facility that only went operational almost three years after its original completion deadline, had posed risks to national security.
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KUALA LUMPUR: Senior Umno leaders Datuk Seri Nazri Aziz and Khairy Jamaluddin brushed aside claims that Datuk Seri Najib Razak's appointment as Barisan Nasional (BN) adviser was due to his influence to attract young voters.
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KUALA LUMPUR: The appointment of Datuk Seri Najib Razak as the Barisan Nasional advisor will not affect the political cooperation between PAS and Umno, says Datuk Tuan Ibrahim Tuan Man.
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SEREMBAN: The police have obtained a seven-day remand extension for the 65-year-old lorry driver arrested last Tuesday for the alleged sexual assault of a 12-year-old girl.
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LETTER | Malaysians Against Death Penalty and Torture (Madpet) notes with sadness the death of Nigerian student, Thomas Orhions Ewansiha, who died while under detention at the Bukit Jalil Immigration ...
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KUALA LUMPUR, July 15 — Muslim preacher Wan Ji Wan Hussin alleged that a prison warden with a thick Kelantanese accent attacked him while he was held pending his appeal of his sedition conviction.
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Indonesian officials showing the 10 elephant tusks seized from the suspect (centre).
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PETALING JAYA: Jailed for sedition, preacher Wan Ji Wan Hussin said today he was physically assaulted by a warden with a thick Kelantanese accent during the three days he was held in Kajang prison.
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PETALING JAYA: Umno secretary-general Annuar Musa sees nothing wrong in two senior party members speaking out against the appointment of Najib Razak as the main adviser to the Barisan Nasional.
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KUALA LUMPUR: The cause of death for Nigerian student Thomas Orhions Ewansiha, who was said to have died from a seizure while asleep at the Immigration detention depot in Bukit Jalil, will be known by...
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Preacher Wan Ji Wan Hussin claimed he was beaten up by a prison warden during his brief detention at Kajang prison.
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KUALA LUMPUR: An Immigration Department investigation has found no sign of physical assault of a Nigerian post-graduate student who was found dead while being held in custody, according to the departm...
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An investigation by the Immigration Department on the death of a Nigerian, Thomas Orhions Ewansiha (above), at an immigration depot in Kuala Lumpur, found no element of him being physically assaulted.
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KUALA LUMPUR (Bernama): Investigations by the Immigration Department on the death of Nigerian Thomas Orhions Ewansiha at an Immigration depot here, found no signs of him being physically assaulted.
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KUALA LUMPUR, July 14 — Investigation by the Immigration Department on the death of a Nigerian, Thomas Orhions Ewansiha, at an Immigration depot here, found no element of him being physically assaul...
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SINGAPORE, July 14 — Meet Snow, a robot that could soon be helping to mark attendance and take temperatures in preschools.
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Rembau MP Khairy Jamaluddin said his had spoken up against former prime minister Najib Abdul Razak as the chairperson of BN’s advisory board for the party's own good.
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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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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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KOTA KINABALU: Sabah is hoping to get more details from its Indonesian counterparts on how an estate worker managed to buy 10 elephant tusks in Lahad Datu and smuggled them out of the state.
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Thai police have rescued more than 1,000 victims of human trafficking from Myanmar, including Rohingya refugees, who were mostly to be smuggled into Malaysia, in the first six months of this year.
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SERDANG: The Women, Family and Community Development Ministry has roped in the Human Resources Development Fund (HRDF) to expand its parenting skills course, according to Deputy Prime Minister Datuk S...
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KUALA LUMPUR: The Health Ministry has set up an internal inquiry to investigate the allegations that Orang Asli women were given birth control treatment without their consent, says Dr Dzulkefly Ahmad.
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MCA president Wee Ka Siong said the BN advisory board led by former prime minister Najib Abdul Razak may give its views but it is the BN supreme council that will have the final say.
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SERDANG, July 13 — The government has added parenting skills to its Human Resource Development Fund (HRDF) training list, Datuk Seri Dr Wan Azizah Wan Ismail said today.
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KOTA BARU: Defunct Rayani Air Sdn Bhd has been flooded with some 500 e-mails claiming ticket refunds, according to its co-founder Ravi Alagendrran.
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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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KOTA KINABALU: Indonesian Customs officials have seized 10 elephant tusks that were being smuggled by an estate worker into Kalimantan.
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DAP supremo Lim Kit Siang wants deputy public prosecutors to read Pakatan Harapan's manifesto to learn about the government's position on certain laws.
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KUALA LUMPUR, July 13 ― The ringgit is likely to trade at the current level of between 4.11 and 4.13 against the US dollar next week, barring any major surprise that would significantly sway global ...
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KINI ROUNDUP | Here are key headlines you may have missed yesterday, in brief. 1.
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KUALA LUMPUR: The Nigerian, whose death while in custody led to a protest here, was arrested and detained according to procedure, says Immigration director-general Datuk Khairul Dzaimee Daud.
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KUALA LUMPUR: Yayasan Tun Ra­­hah, a scholarship foundation founded by Datuk Seri Najib Razak’s mother, is looking to settle a dispute with the government over its application to forfeit assets relating to 1Malaysia Development Bhd (1MDB).
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KOTA BHARU: Defunct Rayani Air Sdn Bhd has been flooded with some 500 e-mails claiming ticket refunds, according to its co-founder Ravi Alagendrran.
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KUALA LUMPUR: About 20 Nigerians staged a protest outside the High Commission of Nigeria here today over the death of a countryman in the custody of the Immigration authorities.
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KOTA BHARU (July 12): Defunct Rayani Air Sdn Bhd has been flooded with some 500 e-mails claiming ticket refunds, according to its co-founder Ravi Alagendrran.
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KUALA LUMPUR - Malaysia's top prosecutor, responding to criticism after a Muslim preacher lost his appeal and was jailed under the controversial Sedition Act that the Pakatan Harapan (PH) government h...
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KOTA BARU, July 12 — Defunct Rayani Air Sdn Bhd has been flooded with some 500 e-mails claiming ticket refunds, according to its co-founder Ravi Alagendrran.
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KUALA LUMPUR: The Tun Rahah Foundation has proposed an out of court settlement in the government’s forfeiture application pertaining to funds allegedly linked to 1Malaysia Development Bhd (1MDB), of...
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A US mum could be facing up to 30 years in prison for recording and sharing a clip showing her daughter licking a tongue depressor and putting it back into a container at the doctor's office.
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PUTRAJAYA: A Nigerian student, Thomas Orhions Ewansiha, who died while being detained at the Bukit Jalil Immigration Depot (DIBJ) on Tuesday, had a seizure in his sleep.
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Nigerian student Thomas Orhions Ewansiha was arrested by the Immigration Department because he had tried to flee from its officers during a raid, according to the department.The July 4 operation at ap...
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KUALA LUMPUR, July 12 — Attorney General (AG) Tommy Thomas has claimed today he was not aware of Muslim preacher Wan Ji Wan Hussin’s cross-appeal in a sedition case until the High Court upheld the...
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PETALING JAYA: Attorney General Tommy Thomas says he was not aware of the case against Muslim preacher Wan Ji Wan Hussin for making seditious remarks against the Selangor Sultan until the High Court upheld the decision to convict him and enhanced his sentence on July 9.
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PETALING JAYA: A DAP MP has hit out at the Immigration Department over the delay in verifying with a local university the status of a Nigerian student who died at a detention centre on Tuesday.
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KUALA LUMPUR: Yayasan Rahah, a foundation established by former prime minister Datuk Seri Najib Razak's mother Tun Rahah Mohd Noah, is seeking an out-of-court settlement over the government's application to forfeit assets relating to 1Malaysia Development Bhd (1MDB).
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Attorney-General Tommy Thomas says he was not aware of the prosecution's cross-appeal in the sedition case of independent preacher Wan Ji Wan Hussin until a new sentence was issued on Tuesday.
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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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JOHOR BARU: The Johor Pakatan Harapan Youth wing has spoken out against the Johor government for its decision to maintain the age cap for youths at 40.
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PETALING JAYA (THE STAR/ASIA NEWS NETWORK) - A Nigerian student has died in custody after being detained by Malaysian immigration authorities, sparking protests at the Nigerian embassy in Kuala Lumpur...
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SHAH ALAM (Bernama): The High Court here Friday (July 12) allowed an application for a stay of the one-year jail sentence imposed on Wan Ji Wan Hussin, until the appeal process is completed.
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PETALING JAYA: Nigerian native Thomas Orhions Ewansiha was arrested by the Immigration Department because he had tried to flee from its officers during a raid, according to the department.
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A Nigerian doctorate student at a local private university died on July 9 in the custody of the Immigration Department.
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KUALA LUMPUR, July 12 ― The High Court in Shah Alam today allowed Islamic preacher Wan Ji Wan Hussin to remain out of jail until he exhausts all appeals on his 12-month jail sentence after being con...
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SUNGKAI (Bernama): Contraceptive injections given to Orang Asli women were aimed at protecting them from pregnancies that were a risk to their health and life.
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KLANG: Bukit Melawati assemblyman Juwairiya Zulkifli is furious at being implicated in an alleged illicit affair with Selangor Mentri Besar Amirudin Shari.
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IPOH: Ferries have been used to transport forest produce including timber, crossing Tasik Bersia from the Temenggor Forest Reserve to a timber collection centre in Bersia, Gerik, since last year, says the Perak Forestry Department.
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JOHOR BARU, July 11 — Johor youth chamber Dewan Muda Johor (DMJ) today demanded the mentri besar and an executive council member respond to Home Minister Tan Sri Muhyiddin Yassin’s allegation that...
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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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KUALA LUMPUR, July 11 — A Selangor lawmaker today clarified that she has been targeted by false accusations online that sought to associate her with Selangor Mentri Besar Amirudin Shari, who yesterd...