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Topic: June 27

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Hamid KOTA KINABALU: A practising Syariah lawyer has urged the state government to seriously take action to get the newly appointed Syariah Chief Judge to be physically present in Sabah to perform hi...
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KOTA KINABALU: A new state Syariah Chief Judge has been proposed but the appointment would be decided by Federal authorities, says Sabah Law and Native Affairs Minister Datuk Aidi Moktar.
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SHAH ALAM: The Sessions Court here has set Sept 17 to hear a notice of motion filed by the prosecution to transfer former deputy prime minister Datuk Seri Dr Ahmad Zahid Hamidi’s case involving 33 corruption charges to the Kuala Lumpur Sessions Court.
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SHAH ALAM (Aug 14): The Sessions Court here today set Sept 17 to hear a notice of motion filed by the prosecution to transfer former deputy prime minister Datuk Seri Dr Ahmad Zahid Hamidi’s case inv...
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SHAH ALAM (Aug 14): The Sessions Court here today set Sept 17 to hear a notice of motion filed by the prosecution to transfer former deputy prime minister Datuk Seri Dr Ahmad Zahid Hamidi’s case i...
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The Sessions Court here today set Sept 17 to hear a notice of motion filed by the prosecution to transfer former deputy prime minister Ahmad Zahid Hamidi’s case involving 33 corruption charges to th...
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Arrests and deportations of foreign teachers in China have soared this year, lawyers, schools and teachers say, amid a broad crackdown defined by new police tactics and Beijing’s push for a “clean...
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KUALA LUMPUR: “I prayed in front of the Kaabah, crying ...
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The Serbian government has granted citizenship to Thailand’s former Prime Minister Yingluck Shinawatra who fled her homeland in 2017 to avoid negligence charges.
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KUALA LUMPUR: Former Finance Minister II Datuk Seri Ahmad Husni Hanadzlah admitted in the High Court here today that he lied to the media over the reason for his resignation in 2016 because he was cov...
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KUALA LUMPUR: Former second finance minister Ahmad Husni Hanadzlah today accused Najib Razak of engineering sexual harassment and corruption allegations against him after he left office in 2016, the c...
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LONDON: Volvo Cars, owned by China’s Geely, has produced the first cars containing recycled cobalt mapped using a blockchain, and has joined a separate project to monitor cobalt from Democratic Repu...
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JOHOR BARU: The Magistrate’s Court today fined a lorry driver RM5,000 for transporting goats and sheep out of a foot-and-mouth disease control area without permission from the State Veterinary Servi...
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JOHOR BARU, July 31 — The Magistrate’s Court today fined a lorry driver RM5,000 for transporting goats and sheep out of a foot-and-mouth disease control area without permission from the State Vete...
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SHAH ALAM (July 30): The prosecution’s request to transfer Datuk Dr Ahmad Zahid Hamidi’s (pictured) pending trial here involving 33 charges to the Kuala Lumpur Sessions Court has been fixed fo...
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KUALA LUMPUR (July 30): M+S Pte Ltd, a 60:40 joint venture between Khazanah Nasional Bhd and Singapore's Temasek, is disposing of its entire stake in Ophir-Rochor Commercial Pte Ltd (ORC) for S$1.575 ...
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KUALA LUMPUR (July 29): M+S Pte Ltd, a 60:40 joint venture between Khazanah Nasional Bhd and Singapore's Temasek, is disposing of its entire stake in Ophir-Rochor Commercial Pte Ltd (ORC) for S$1.575 ...
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KUALA LUMPUR (July 29): Minority shareholders of Leweko Resources Bhd have been advised to accept the takeover offer by Rengit Capital Sdn Bhd for the rest of the shares in the Ipoh-based timber compa...
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SHAH ALAM (July 29): The prosecution’s request to transfer Datuk Dr Ahmad Zahid Hamidi’s pending trial here involving 33 charges to the Kuala Lumpur Sessions Court has been fixed for hearing o...
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SHAH ALAM: The prosecution’s request to transfer Datuk Dr Ahmad Zahid Hamidi’s (pix) pending trial here for 33 charges to Kuala Lumpur Sessions Court has been fixed for hearing on Aug 14.
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SHAH ALAM (Bernama): The prosecution's request to transfer Datuk Dr Ahmad Zahid Hamidi's pending trial here for 33 graft charges to Kuala Lumpur Sessions Court has been fixed for hearing on Aug 14.
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SHAH ALAM, July 29 — The prosecution’s request to transfer Datuk Dr Ahmad Zahid Hamidi’s pending trial here for 33 charges to Kuala Lumpur Sessions Court has been fixed for hearing on Aug ...
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MECCA, July 28 — Zarinah Man, the matron at Tabung Haji’s (TH) Syisyah Medical Centre here, is a “Florence Nightingale” to Malaysian pilgrims in this  holiest city for Muslims this Haj seaso...
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SINGAPORE (July 25): Malaysian rural entrepreneurs will have an opportunity to penetrate the Dubai market next year via the “Rural to Global” programme under the Rural Development Ministry.
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SINGAPORE, July 25 — Malaysian rural entrepreneurs will have an opportunity to penetrate the Dubai market next year via the “Rural to Global” programme under the Rural Development Ministry.
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LETTER | I refer to the press statement by the board of Kojadi on July 23, 2019, setting out the reasons for my suspension as chairperson of the board of Kojadi.
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IN a rare move, Bank Negara Malaysia has allowed merger talks between two lenders to go on beyond six months — a development analysts say may signal that the central bank is keen to facilitate banki...
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COMMENT | The board of directors of Koperasi Jayadiri Sdn Bhd (Kojadi) held a board meeting on July 17, 2019 to hear and consider both verbal and written explanations given by Ng Peng Hay in regard to...
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PETALING JAYA: The market is full of devices that come with a multitude of functions.
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COMMENT | By way of a letter dated July 18, 2019, the board of directors of Koperasi Jayadiri Sdn Bhd (Kojadi) had suspended me as a board member under Article 39(2)(b) of the by-laws of Kojadi.
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KUALA LUMPUR (July 22): The suit filed by 1Malaysia Development Bhd (1MDB) against a landowner to recover over RM6 million in relation to 94.7ha in Air Itam, Penang, has been moved to the Penang High ...
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KUALA LUMPUR (July 22): The suit filed by 1Malaysia Development Bhd (1MDB) against a landowner to recover over RM6 million in relation to 94.7ha in Air Itam, Penang, has been moved to the Penang High ...
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KUALA LUMPUR (July 19): T7 Global Bhd's units have secured three contracts worth RM100 million in total.
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KUALA LUMPUR: T7 Global Bhd has announced several contracts awarded to its subsidiaries worth a combined sum of RM100mil.
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KUALA LUMPUR, July 19 ― More Africans are choosing Malaysia as their favourite destination to pursue their higher education in this country,  said Egypt's Ambassador to Malaysia, Gamal A. Metwally.
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KUALA LUMPUR (Bernama): More Africans are choosing Malaysia as their favourite destination to pursue their higher education in this country, says Egypt's ambassador to Malaysia, Gamal A. Metwally.
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GEORGE TOWN: A former civil servant lost RM27,300 to a woman claiming to be a Road Transport Department (JPJ) officer who offered to sell him 67 cars she claimed were being auctioned off by the depart...
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KUALA LUMPUR (July 12): Based on corporate announcements and news flow today, companies that may be in focus on Monday (July 15) may include the following: Rev Asia Bhd, Zelan Bhd, Daya Materials Bhd,...
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KUALA LUMPUR (July 12): Practice Note 17 (PN17)-status company Daya Materials Bhd said it has defaulted on another payment to AmBank (M) Bhd amounting to RM418,796, bringing its total debt to the bank...
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HONG KONG: Distressed Singapore water and power company Hyflux Ltd. is “progressing towards a deal” with United Arab Emirates-based utility Utico FZC.
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PETALING JAYA: A former pro-Russian separatist commander detained in a sting operation last week is believed to have important information about the Buk missile that brought down Malaysia Airlines fli...
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PETALING JAYA: YTL Communi­cations Sdn Bhd has objected to the Education Ministry’s claim that there were “hidden costs” in its offer of free Internet services to the country’s schools prior to the call for an open tender for the service.
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Koperasi Jayadiri Sdn Bhd (Kojadi) chairperson Ng Peng Hay has been suspended by the company's board of directors.
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GEORGE TOWN, July 9 — YTL Communications will continue providing students and teachers access to its 1BestariNet service despite the expiry of its contract with the Education Ministry on June 30.
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KUALA LUMPUR (July 9): YTL Communications Sdn Bhd has come out to refute allegations raised by the Ministry of Education (MoE) to reject its service in relation to the 1BestariNet project.
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PETALING JAYA: YTL Communications Sdn Bhd has clarified that it was not expecting an extension of the 1BestariNet contract, but was relying on the Malaysian government to hold an open tender for the service.
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KUALA LUMPUR: YTL Communications Sdn Bhd has clarified that it was not expecting an extension of the 1BestariNet contract but was relying on the Malaysian government to hold an open tender for the services.
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PETALING JAYA: The Asian tradition of physically disciplining children appears to run deep among Malaysian parents with 81% of them having resorted to such punishment.
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SINGAPORE, July 6 — An article by business weekly The Edge Singapore stating that only “...41.6 per cent of degree holders between the ages of 20 and 29” were employed in Singapore has prompted ...
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KUALA LUMPUR (July 6): MMC Corp Bhd has accepted the offer by the Ministry of Finance Inc (MoF Inc) to acquire the group’s 50% equity interest in Syarikat Mengurus Air Banjir & Terowong Sdn Bhd for ...
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JULY 6 — On June 27,  2019, I represented my NGO at the engagement programme organised by the Electoral Reform Committee (ERC) The ERC was set up by the government under the Prime Minister’s of...
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PETALING JAYA: Ukrainian security forces have detained a former anti-aircraft gunner over the downing of Malaysia Airlines flight MH17, BBC Russia reported.
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KUALA LUMPUR (July 5): Practice Note 17 (PN17)-status company Daya Materials Bhd announced today that it has defaulted on additional payments to AmBank (M) Bhd amounting to RM835,483.31, bringing its ...
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KUALA LUMPUR (July 5): MMC Corp Bhd has accepted the offer by the Ministry of Finance Inc (MoF Inc) to acquire the group’s 50% equity interest in Syarikat Mengurus Air Banjir & Terowong Sdn Bhd for ...
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KUALA LUMPUR: MMC Corp Bhd has agreed to accept the RM184.5mil offer from the government to take over the SMART tunnel.
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KLANG: New legislation that encompasses control of electronic-cigarettes and vapes will be tabled in Parliament at the end of the year or in next year’s sitting.
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PUTRAJAYA (July 5): The Ministry of Education rejected YTL Communications Sdn Bhd’s offer for free internet service to schools nationwide for an interim six month period prior to the call of an open...
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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 (July 4): KNM Group Bhd has bagged an air cooler heat exchangers contract worth €7.754 million, equivalent to about RM36.14 million, from Technip Italy SpA. In a stock exchange filing, ...
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KUALA TERENGGANU, July 4 — Four men pleaded guilty in the Sessions Court today to raping a 15-year-old girl in a village in Bandar Permaisuri last month.
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KUALA TERENGGANU: Four men pleaded guilty in the Sessions Court today to raping a 15-year-old girl in a village in Bandar Permaisuri last month.
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KUALA LUMPUR, July 4 — Koperasi Jayadiri Malaysia Berhad (Kojadi) chairman Datuk Ng Peng Hay has stuck to his guns in accusing Datuk Seri Wee Ka Siong of interference in the MCA-linked educational l...
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KUALA LUMPUR: The authorities should look into the possibility of gases being released from illegal toxic waste dumpsites, besides monitoring discharge from factories and the surrounding areas in Pasir Gudang, Johor, says a toxicologist.
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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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KUCHING: One of two puppies which recently bit two children from Tasik Biru in Bau near here has tested positive for rabies.
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KUALA LUMPUR: YTL Communications Sdn Bhd has claimed the ministry of education breached contractual obligations pertaining to the supply of Internet connectivity to 10,000 schools nationwide following...
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KUALA LUMPUR: YTL Commu­ni­cations Sdn Bhd has accused the Education Ministry of hiring three Internet service providers (ISPs), namely Telekom Malaysia, Celcom Axiata and Maxis, for schools although YTL offered free Internet services for the second half of this year in the interim period.
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YTL Communications Sdn Bhd has claimed that the Ministry of Education has breached its contractual obligations.
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KUALA LUMPUR, July 3 — The Malaysian Computer Emergency Response Team (MyCERT) under CyberSecurity Malaysia (CSM) was overall champion at the Asean Capture the Flag (CTF) competition held in Perth, ...
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KUANTAN: Three men were each slapped with RM2,200 fine by the magistrate’s court here today after pleading guilty to putting up advertisements of an illegal money lending business last week.
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KUALA LUMPUR: YTL Communications Sdn Bhd has alleged that the Education Ministry has hired three internet service providers for schools when the company offered to do so for free.
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YTL Communications Sdn Bhd has alleged that the Education Ministry has hired three internet service providers for schools when the company had offered to do so for free.
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KUALA LUMPUR (July 3): YTL Power International Bhd’s 60%-owned YTL Communications Sdn Bhd has claimed that the Ministry of Education as being in breach of contractual obligations.
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KUALA LUMPUR: The board members of Kojadi will seek legal advice on how to approach the Malaysian Anti-Corruption Commis­sion (MACC) over the handling of a RM15mil grant given to the cooperative by Yayasan 1MDB in 2012 to provide micro-credit for youth, says Datuk Seri Dr Wee Ka Siong (pic).
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PETALING JAYA: The two undocumented Filipino toddlers under the age of two held at the Bukit Jalil Immigration detention centre since June 14 will be released and deported back to their country on Wednesday (July 3).
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KUALA LUMPUR, July 2 — Immigration Department Director-General Khairul Dzaimee Daud said today that the two undocumented Filipino babies currently detained at the Bukit Jalil Immigration Detention C...
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KUALA LUMPUR, July 2 — Women, Family and Community Development deputy minister Hannah Yeoh today expressed disappointment with the continued detention of two Filipino babies at the Bukit Jalil Immig...
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PETALING JAYA: Two undocumented Filipino toddlers under the age of two are being held at the Bukit Jalil Immigration detention centre since Jun 14 despite intervention from the Philippine Embassy and the Malaysian government, claimed a non-governmental organisation.
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PETALING JAYA: Civil society group Tenaganita has raised the alarm over the Immigration Department’s decision to continue holding two Filipino toddlers in one of its detention centres despite interv...
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KUALA LUMPUR, July 2 — Immigrant and women’s rights group Tenaganita today alleged that the Immigration Department continues to detain two Filipino babies not even two years old at the Bukit Jalil...
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KUALA LUMPUR: Division leaders in Parti Pribumi Bersatu Malaysia (Bersatu) are proposing for the top three positions in the party - chairman, president and deputy president- to be uncontested in the coming party polls, says Datuk Seri Mukhriz Mahathir.
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KUALA LUMPUR (July 2): Property developer Oriental Interest Bhd is buying a piece of land in Kuala Langat district from Sime Darby Plantation Bhd for RM40.11 million.
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I was at the five-hour annual general meeting (AGM) of FGV Holdings Bhd on June 25, where, among others, the shareholders voted against the directors’ remuneration.
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UNILEVER Foundry, Unilever’s global corporate innovation pillar focused on partnering and accelerating innovations across Unilever’s 400+ brands and functions, on July 1 announced Kora and Rytle a...
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KUALA LUMPUR (July 1): Property developer Oriental Interest Bhd is buying a piece of land in Kuala Langat district from Sime Darby Plantation Bhd for RM40.11 million.
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BUTTERWORTH (Bernama): A knife-wielding drug addict not only robbed a provision shop owner in Kampung Bengali here, but also threatened to stab him if he lodged a police report.
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KUALA LUMPUR: Malaysia has expressed its view that the solution to Venezuela’s ongoing crisis should only be solved by Venezuelans, without external interference, said Minister Counsellor and Charge...
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PETALING JAYA: Datuk Seri Dr Mujahid Yusof Rawa's visit to China was to build cooperation between both countries in regards to peace, religion and socio-economics, not just visit the Uyghur community.
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KUALA LUMPUR: A proposed merger between Malaysian Industrial Development Finance Bhd (MIDF) and Al Rajhi Banking & Investment Corp (M) Bhd (Al Rajhi Malaysia) is left hanging in the balance as its sha...
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Philips Hue’s parent company Signify announced on June 27 that its smart bulbs will now have Bluetooth support built-in. Rather than paying extra for a smart hub or bridge, you can connect your lights to each other and directly to your smartphone just by turning on Bluetooth.
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PETALING JAYA: Members of the disabled community who drive for e-hailing services say they have been dealt a blow with the government decision requiring all e-hailing drivers to obtain a Public Servic...
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KUALA LUMPUR: MCA president Wee Ka Siong today claimed that what had been said by Koperasi Jayadiri Malaysia Berhad (Kojadi) chairman Ng Peng Hay about him was misleading and did not exactly portray t...
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KAJANG: The Chemistry Department’s full analysis of the pollution that led to the Sungai Semenyih water treatment plant (LRA) shut down on June 26 and caused water supply disruption to 377,141 consu...
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PETALING JAYA: A Selangor state executive councillor has suggested that a palm oil processing plant be moved from its current location which he said was “too close” to the Sungai Semenyih.
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KAJANG, June 29 — The Chemistry Department’s full analysis of the pollution that led to the Sungai Semenyih water treatment plant (LRA) shutdown on June 26 and caused water supply disruption to 37...
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JOHOR BARU: An 11-year-old girl was badly injured after being attacked by her neighbour's dog while she was playing outside their house.
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KUALA LUMPUR, June 29 — All schools and educational institutions will resume normal operations starting tomorrow, the Johor education department said today, amid ongoing concerns about a possible ex...
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KUALA LUMPUR, June 29 — Instead of being able to focus on fighting the corruption plague in Malaysia as is her job, Latheefa Koya was today forced to rebut a political party who questioned her cerem...
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PETALING JAYA: LBS Bina Bhd expects to achieve its RM1.5bil sales target by year-end, supported by projects to be launched this year including an affordable housing project, says group managing director Tan Sri Lim Hock San.
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PETALING JAYA: PLUS Malaysia Bhd has appointed Datuk Mohamad Nasir Ab Latif its chairman effective June 27.