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Topic: June 24

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AFTER years of being a Malaysia-focused bank, the AmBank group is considering venturing into the regional markets via digital banking.
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KUALA LUMPUR: Late selling of Petronas Gas and Sime Darby trimmed the FBM KLCI's gains amid a firmer broader market on Tuesday but trading value perked up compared with recent days.
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IPOH: The Housing and Local Government Ministry has announced an allocation of RM1mil for the consultation fee of Pasir Pinji market in Ipoh.
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Notable filings BETWEEN June 24 and 28, notable filings of shareholding changes included those at Metronic Global Bhd.
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Lim Kit Siang has credited former premier Najib Abdul Razak with making the political landscape in Malaysia fertile for the birth of Bersatu.
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The Google Drive contains hundreds of promotional pictures and videos of the tech giant in the last five decades.
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KUCHING, July 12 — Parti Pesaka Bumiputra Bersatu (PBB) president Datuk Abang Johari Openg said Gabungan Parti Sarawak (GPS) will study its rules to see if Datuk Dr Jerip Susil can be accepted as a ...
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KUALA LUMPUR (July 11): A US student at the University of Delaware, Amelia SanFilippo, found out the hard way that you will pay a heavy price if you do not return a rented textbook to Amazon.com Inc o...
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Amazon.com Inc tells customers that renting textbooks instead of buying them can save up to 80% off the purchase price: “Get your textbooks delivered to your door and save both time and money.”
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KUANTAN: A 30–year–old e–hailing driver was sentenced to 292 months and nine strokes of the rotan by the Sessions Court here for robbing nine business premises in the district.
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KUALA LUMPUR: Four foreign militants were detained following anti-terror swoops in Selangor and Kedah, says Datuk Seri Abdul Hamid Bador.
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PETALING JAYA: Four foreigners, including a Filipino with a fake Malaysian identity card, have been arrested for involvement in terrorist groups.
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KUALA LUMPUR: A madrasah teacher was among four individuals detained in Selangor and Kedah between June 14 and July 3 for their alleged involvement with terrorist groups.
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KUALA LUMPUR, July 9 — Bukit Aman Special Branch’s Counter-Terrorism (E8) division rounded up four terror suspects belonging to different extremist group, including a Rohingya man who had threaten...
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KUALA LUMPUR: Four foreign militants were detained following anti-terror swoops in Selangor and Kedah, says Datuk Seri Abdul Hamid Bador.
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HANDAL Resources Bhd has pushed back its goal of turning a profit by a year due to a kitchen-sinking exercise by its new shareholders in the current financial year.
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KUALA LUMPUR: The police probe into the gay sex video allegedly implicating a federal minister will be independent whatever remarks may have been made by Prime Minister Tun Dr Mahathir Mohamad, says the Home Minister.
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PUTRAJAYA: Tun Dr Mahathir Mohamad has agreed to a Prime Minister’s Question Time in the Dewan Rakyat.
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KUALA LUMPUR, July 8 — The Prime Minister’s Question Time at the Dewan Rakyat will resume at the Lower House proceedings starting tomorrow, says Tun Dr Mahathir Mohamad.
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PUTRAJAYA, July 8 — The Malaysian Muslim network, Ikatan Rakyat Insan Muslim Malaysia (IRIMM), today submitted a memorandum to Wisma Putra here, appealing for diplomatic channels to be used to trace...
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TUARAN: Police detained 26 individuals in anti-drug operations conducted around the district over a two-week period starting from June 24 to yesterday.
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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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PETALING JAYA: A total of 160 victims of the Sungai Kim Kim air pollution are seeking redress for their suffering by taking the government to court.
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SEREMBAN: A 61-year-old lorry driver was charged with killing an elderly man over a relationship.
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KUALA LUMPUR: The restaurant where US singer-songwriter Maggie Lindemann was arrested says a third-party agent told them all permits and visas for her performance had been obtained and in good order.
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SINGAPORE - American singer Maggie Lindemann was arrested in Malaysia by Immigration Department officers for performing without a permit on June 21, three days before the cancellation of her Singapore...
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KUALA LUMPUR: An international singer has been arrested by Immigration Department officers for performing without the proper passes.
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Pop starlet Maggie Lindemann was reportedly arrested midway through her Malaysian show on June 21 at The Bee in Publika, Kuala Lumpur.
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US singer Maggie Lindemann has taken to social media to relate that she was arrested midway through her Malaysian show in Kuala Lumpur on June 21.
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KUALA LUMPUR, July 5 — American singer-songwriter Maggie Lindemann who had a show here on June 21 has finally come out about her abrupt disappearance for the past two weeks.
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PUTRAJAYA: Children of illegal immigrants may not have to spend long periods of time at immigration detention centres.
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KUALA LUMPUR: Home Minister Muhyiddin Yassin today defended the actions of the immigration in detaining Filipino children along with other individuals with no valid identification documents, despite o...
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KUALA LUMPUR: Home Minister Tan Sri Muhyiddin Yassin has defended the decision to detain the two undocumented Filipino toddlers last month, claiming it would have been unreasonable for them to leave t...
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PUTRAJAYA: The Immigration Department supports the plan to have an “alternative to detention” facilities for children of illegal immigrants, but says such premises must be able to accommodate parents or guardians of the children.
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KUALA LUMPUR (Jul 3): Newly appointed Malaysian Anti-Corruption Commission (MACC) chief commissioner Latheefa Koya will attend a hearing of the Parliamentary Special Select Committee on Public Appoint...
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KUALA LUMPUR (Jul 3): Newly appointed Malaysian Anti-Corruption Commission (MACC) chief commissioner Latheefa Koya will attend a hearing of the Parliamentary Special Select Committee on Public Appoint...
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KUALA LUMPUR: After the hoo-ha over having a Prime Minister’s Question Time (PMQT) slot in the Dewan Rakyat, it is now confirmed that it will take place this year.
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KUALA LUMPUR, July 3 — Parliament could implement the proposed Prime Minister’s Question Time (PMQT) when it reconvenes in October, Nga Kor Ming said today.
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KUALA LUMPUR: The proposed Prime Minister's Question Time, which was scrapped last month, might be introduced in the next Parliamentary sitting, says Deputy Speaker Nga Kor Ming.
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IPOH: The police have arrested four men and recovered some RM40,000 worth of stolen belongings.
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KUALA LUMPUR (July 2): Kumpulan Perangsang Selangor Bhd (KPS) has given the greenlight to the government’s proposed acquisition of all securities of Sistem Penyuraian Trafik KL Barat Holdings Sdn Bh...
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This article first appeared as "Mavcom’s consultation paper brings cheer to MAHB" in The Edge Malaysia Weekly, on June 24, 2019 - June 30, 2019.
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This article first appeared as "Insas’ controlling shareholders may seek a waiver" in The Edge Malaysia Weekly, on June 24, 2019 - June 30, 2019.
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KUALA LUMPUR: A fake loan scheme has left a couple RM3,080 poorer after scammers cheated them into paying various “fees” to approve their application.
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SHAH ALAM (Bernama): A factory worker who crashed his car into two traffic policemen in an attempt to evade a road block mounted by the police in Section 15 here on June 24 was brought to the Magistrate’s Court to face five charges.
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US President Donald Trump and his Chinese counterpart, Xi Jinping, met on Saturday, amid calls by many world leaders for the two largest economies in the world to come to the negotiation table.
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KUALA LUMPUR (June 29): At a Hari Raya Open House on Monday, June 24, Prime Minister Tun Mahathir Mohamad confirmed on-going speculation that Tan Sri Abu Sahid Mohamed’s Maju Holdings Sdn Bhd had pu...
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KUALA LUMPUR, June 28 — Sultan Ibrahim Iskandar is expected to summon the heads of government agencies to the Johor palace over the second pollution incident in Pasir Gudang this year, which he desc...
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PUTRAJAYA (Bernama): The Registrar of Societies (RoS) is scrutinising Umno documents at the state and divisional levels which were among the 41 respondents receiving money linked to 1Malaysia Development Bhd (1MDB).
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KUALA LUMPUR: Fitch Solutions Macro Research sees the ringgit weakening against the US dollar this year due to risks from the US-China trade tensions and is also slightly bearish over the longer term.
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A local Penang NGO - Citizens Awareness Chant Group (Chant) - has called on the Attorney-General’s Chambers to push for deterrent sentences for those responsible for landslides that caused deaths.
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Apple plans to add 2,000 software and hardware jobs in Seattle within the next five years, starting with 200 additional jobs this year, company officials said on June 24 at a news conference with Mayor Jenny Durkan.
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Apple has released the first public betas of the iPad's, iPhone's, and Mac's respective upcoming operating systems; as of June 24, anyone can download these OSs without having a developer account.
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KUALA LUMPUR (June 27): Shares in Bermaz Auto Bhd rose to a multi-year high today after the stock rose 4.6% on positive analysts' outlook.
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On June 24, Osmo announced the Little Genius Starter Kit, a learning system that is powered by iPads and designed for preschoolers.
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Samsung's SmartThings product line is expanding with a new smart cam, plug, and bulb.
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KUALA LUMPUR (June 26): The cargo division of Malaysia Airlines Bhd, MAB Kargo Sdn Bhd (MASkargo) is ready to tap into the global halal market worth US$2 trillion per annum, now that its halal shipmen...
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PUTRAJAYA - The Malaysian Cabinet was told on Wednesday (June 26) that toxic fumes that sickened dozens of people in Pasir Gudang district in Johor had nothing to do with earlier pollution of Sungai K...
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KUALA LUMPUR: The cargo division of Malaysia Airlines Bhd, MAB Kargo Sdn Bhd (MASkargo) is ready to tap into the global halal market worth US$2 trillion per annum, now that its halal shipments handling capability has received the Malaysian Halal certification.
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KUALA LUMPUR, June 26 — The Malaysian Anti-Corruption Commission (MACC) has lodged a police report over a fake tweet purportedly by Latheefa Koya claiming those sponsored to perform the Haj pilgrima...
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ALOR SETAR (Bernama): The Kedah Health Department has identified another area infected with the chikungunya virus with the detection of four cases in Simpang Kuala, here.
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SEREMBAN: An engineer was conned of RM350,000 in a scam after she was accused of being involved in money-laundering and drug-related activities.
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Each day brings back a different retired weapon, new Limited Time Mode, challenge, and reward, as well as the obligatory outfits and new featured islands in Creative mode.
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LANGKAWI - "Please save my son", pleaded the Arabian tourist, who drowned in Pantai Cenang, Langkawi, to a 60-year-old marine biologist who braved the high waves to save him and his sons.
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KUALA LUMPUR: Umno president Datuk Seri Dr Ahmad Zahid Hamidi has claimed trial to seven corruption charges involving S$4.2mil over Sistem Visa Luar Negara (VLN) which he allegedly received from the systems operator.
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ISKANDAR PUTERI - A month-old baby was found dead by his mother when she returned home from work on Monday (June 24).
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NEWS of a young girl who was injured after being caned by her teachers was a heartbreaking thing to read (The Star, June 24; online at bit.ly/star_cane).A picture showing the horrifying scars on the g...
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REFERENCE is made to the recent report titled “Secondary schoolgirl left with red welts on arms and legs after caning” (The Star, June 24; online at bit.ly/star_cane).
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KUCHING: The fifth phase of the anti-rabies operations for the Sri Aman, Lubok Antu and Betong districts will be conducted simultaneously from July 31 to Aug 4, said Deputy Chief Minister Datuk Amar D...
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BUKIT MERTAJAM (Bernama): Two "drug parties" were busted on Monday (June 24) when the Seberang Perai Tengah police raided two separate premises and detained 19 individuals, four of whom were minors.
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ISKANDAR PUTERI: A month-old baby was found dead by his mother when she returned home from work on Monday (June 24).
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PASIR GUDANG, June 25 — The Department of Environment (DoE) has identified a waste processing factory that has been ordered to dispose of its toxic waste immediately, said Johor Health, Culture and ...
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PASIR GUDANG: Police have set up roadblocks at the Pasir Gudang exit points to stop any attempts to bring out toxic waste from the district.
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KUALA LUMPUR (June 25): Petronas said today that it deeply regrets to note that the Petronas Workers' Union in Sarawak decided to proceed with a deadlock declaration, despite the competitive offer giv...
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PETALING JAYA: MCA has criticised Defence Minister Mohamad Sabu for complaining about his delayed Malaysia Airlines flight to London, adding that it was unfair towards the airline and its crew.
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MELAKA: A police inspector and four other policemen have been remanded for five days to assist in investigations into allegations of graft involving a total amount of RM6,200.
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PETALING JAYA - Umno should emulate celebrities Leonardo DiCaprio and Miranda Kerr and return gifts linked to 1Malaysia Development Berhad (1MDB) to authorities, says PKR Youth chief Akmal Nasir.
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ISKANDAR PUTERI: Gelang Patah is becoming a new "hot spot" in Johor to smuggle drugs from the state to nearby Indonesian islands.
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Prime Minister Tun Dr Mahathir Mohamad told reporters on the sidelines of the 33rd Asia-Pacific Roundtable event on Tuesday that Tan Sri Megat Zaharuddin Megat Mohd Nor stepped down as the Felda chai...
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PUTRAJAYA: It is up to the Registrar of Societies (RoS) to act on the report lodged by Pakatan Harapan Youth against Umno for allegedly accepting illicit funds, says Tan Sri Muhyiddin Yassin.
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PUTRAJAYA: Former deputy prime minister Datuk Seri Dr Ahmad Zahid Hamidi is set to be charged for several counts of bribery in the foreign visa system (VLN) case on Wednesday (June 26).
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KUALA LUMPUR (June 25): Malaysian palm oil futures slid on Tuesday, poised for a fourth consecutive session of declines, as the overnight rally in soyoil prices failed to offset selling pressures.
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PETALING JAYA: A pro-tem music committee will be set up to study issues related to the arts and music industry in a month's time, says Gobind Singh Deo.
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MIRI: Petronas workers in Bintulu town in northern Sarawak have staged public protests to vent their frustrations following a deadlock with Petronas over salary negotiations.
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PETALING JAYA: Dissent within PKR continues to boil in light of the sex video controversy as its Wanita vice-chief slammed party vice-president Zuraida Kamaruddin for releasing a statement that contradicts the party's position.
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KUALA LUMPUR: Tan Sri Megat Zaharuddin Megat Mohd Nor stepped down as the Felderal Land Development Authority (Felda) chairman due to health reasons, says the Prime Minister.
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PETALING JAYA: MCA president Datuk Seri Dr Wee Ka Siong took a swipe at Pakatan Harapan leaders for endangering public health and safety in the wake of another toxic waste pollution that forced the closure of schools in Pasir Gudang.
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PUTRAJAYA - Datuk Seri Dr Ahmad Zahid Hamidi is expected to face 40 counts of corruption involving the foreign visa system (VLN) when he is brought to court this week.
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KUALA LUMPUR (June 25): Petronas said today it deeply regrets to note that the Petronas Workers' Union in Sarawak decided to proceed with a deadlock declaration despite the competitive offer given to ...
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MIRI - The body of a diver who went missing off the coast of Miri has been found, entangled in some ropes at the bottom of the sea.
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JOHOR BARU - A fight outside an entertainment outlet here led to the death of a 28-year-old man here.
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KUALA LUMPUR - Datuk Seri Azmin Ali has brushed aside calls for him to take a polygraph test following the sex video controversy.
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PETALING JAYA: It was a technical issue that delayed Defence Minister Mohamad Sabu's flight to London, which later caused him to miss a meeting with Prime Minister Tun Dr Mahathir Mohamad there.
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SINGAPORE (June 25): Palm oil may fall to 1,971 ringgit per tonne, as it has pierced below a support at 2,001 ringgit.
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PUTRAJAYA (THE STAR/ASIA NEWS NETWORK) - Umno president Ahmad Zahid Hamidi is expected to face 40 counts of corruption involving the foreign visa system (VLN) when he is brought to court this week.
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SAN FRANCISCO, June 25 ― Each day brings back a different retired weapon, new Limited Time Mode, challenge, and reward, as well as the obligatory outfits and new featured islands in Creative mode.
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SINGAPORE (June 24): Sim Leisure Group says the water slide at its Escape theme park in Penang, Malaysia, which will set a new Guinness World Record for being the longest at 1,140 metres, has surpasse...
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KUALA LUMPUR (June 24): Econpile Holdings Bhd has been awarded RM67.77 million in the adjudication proceedings it initiated to recover progress claims for work done from ASM Development (KL) Sdn Bhd, ...
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TOKYO (June 24): Tokio Marine Holdings Inc is seeking acquisition opportunities in Asian emerging markets and elsewhere, as it seeks to double profits from those regions, according to the new chief of...
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KUALA LUMPUR/BANGKOK (June 24): Thailand's largest energy firm PTT Pcl has stepped up investments in the retail and industrial power sectors, as a buffer against the impact of a global economic slowdo...