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SINGAPORE, Aug 16 — While in the Indian Ocean heading toward the Strait of Malacca, the very large crude carrier (VLCC) Pacific Bravo went dark on June 5, shutting off the transponder that signals i...
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KUALA LUMPUR: George Kent (M) Bhd has commenced an arbitration proceeding against its joint venture partner Malaysian Resources Corp Bhd (MRCB) over a dispute relating to securing of funds for the Light Rail Transit line 3 (LRT 3) project.
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KINI ROUNDUP | Here are key headlines you may have missed yesterday, in brief. 1.
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American model and socialite Kylie Jenner will be celebrating her 22nd birthday on fugitive businessman Jho Low's former superyacht Equanimity later this month.
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BELURAN: A 3.2 magnitude earthquake struck Beluran, a district in the east coast of Sabah, late last night.
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KOTA KINABALU: Sabah Agriculture and Food Industry Minister Junz Wong today confirmed that the Japanese encephalitis (JE) virus had been detected in a pig in the state’s interior Tambunan district.
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PETALING JAYA: Former prime minister Najib Razak said his administration did no wrong in the issue of goods and services tax (GST) refunds since the law allows for the money to be channelled directly ...
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KUALA LUMPUR (July 12): The High Court here was told yesterday that Aset Kayamas Sdn Bhd paid RM200,000 to the Kuala Lumpur Mayor as an agreement to accept the offer for sale of two plots of Dewan Ban...
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The Kuala Lumpur High Court was told today that Aset Kayamas Sdn Bhd paid RM200,000 to the Kuala Lumpur Mayor as an agreement to accept the offer for sale of two plots of Dewan Bandaraya Kuala Lumpur ...
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LONDON: British businesses have turned gloomier about the economy as the country's political crisis deepens, bucking an improvement in sentiment earlier this year, according to a survey published by an employers group on Friday.
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KUALA LUMPUR (July 3): A wholly-owned subsidiary of Ekovest Bhd has initiated arbitration proceedings against Samling Resources Sdn Bhd for wrongful termination of a joint venture and shareholders agr...
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KUALA LUMPUR: The MCA has questioned whether the ratification process over Latheefa Koya's appointment as the Malaysian Anti-Corruption Commission chief commissioner was done in-line with Pakatan Harapan's promises to the people.
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KOTA KINABALU: Four years after a deadly earthquake shook Sabah, the people living in the five Melangkap villages about 150 kilometres from here are waiting for cooler days and for their river to heal...
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Denmark on Wednesday became the third Nordic country this year to form a leftist government after Social Democratic leader Mette Frederiksen (above) finalised terms for a one-party minority government...
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BRUSSELS, June 24 — The European Commission could give Italy until January, instead of October, to make fiscal policy changes under an EU debt procedure, minutes of an EU meeting show, a move meant ...
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Detectives believe the body recovered from a river is that of Johnson. — facebook.com/daveygjohnson SACRAMENTO: The body of a well-known US automobile journalist who went missing in mountainous no...
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PETALING JAYA: The Johor palace has issued a letter to Salahuddin Ayub reminding him of the royal dress code after photographs of the agriculture and agro-based industry minister decked in a baju Mela...
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PUTRAJAYA: The Federal Court here upheld the 20-year jail term imposed on an elderly couple for causing the death of their Indo­ne­sian maid in 2011.
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This is an adapted translation of an article written by Liu Jingfeng and Wang Lin for Ran Cai Jing and published on Sina Tech Hui Yi died on June 5, 2019, though his passing wasn’t announced until...
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The Federal Court here today upheld the 20 years’ jail term imposed on an elderly couple for causing the death of their Indonesian maid in 2011.
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PUTRAJAYA (Bernama): The Federal Court here on Thursday (June 20) upheld the 20 years’ jail term imposed on an elderly couple for causing the death of their Indonesian maid in 2011.
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PUTRAJAYA, June 20 — The Federal Court here today upheld the 20 years’ jail term imposed on an elderly couple for causing the death of their Indonesian maid in 2011.
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SIBU: A businessman and his friend got a raw deal when they were cheated of RM332,702.00, after investing their money in a non-existent business.
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PUTRAJAYA: The Federal Court here today maintained the 20-year jail term imposed on a couple for causing the death of their Indonesian maid in 2011.
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The global video and electronic games market will generate US$152.1bil in 2019, up 9.6% over last year as gaming morphs into content and communication, according to a report by gaming analytics firm Newzoo on June 18.
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KUCHING: Chief Minister Datuk Patinggi Abang Johari Tun Openg yesterday dismissed talk that he was due to make a ‘big announcement’ after Hari Raya Aidilfitri.
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PETALING JAYA: Tranquility, the superyacht formerly known as Equanimity that once belonged to fugitive businessman Low Taek Jho has set sail again after being grounded for 16 months.
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KUCHING: The disruption of water supply at a few areas in Suai and Niah is expected to be fixed this week.
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NEW DELHI, June 14 — India is preparing to impose higher tariffs on some US goods including almonds, walnuts and apples next week after a delay of about a year, two sources said, following Washingto...
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A loan of the magnitude of RM3.95 billion by Kumpulan Wang Persaraan (Diperbadankan) (KWAP) was unprecedented in size, the Kuala Lumpur High Court was told last week in the trial of former prime minis...
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PUTRAJAYA - Former world No. 1 Lee Chong Wei has announced his retirement from professional badminton after an illustrious 19-year career.
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PUTRAJAYA: Former world No. 1 Lee Chong Wei has announced his retirement from professional badminton after an illustrious 19-year career.
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PARIS, June 12 — French President Emmanuel Macron has turned down a request to meet Renault chairman Jean-Dominique Senard, who is furious over the government’s interference at the carmaker, sourc...
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Police are still searching for Johnson although the Honda CB1000R he was testing (not the one shown here) and his clothes and personal belongings had been recovered.
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He is 71 and she is 29 but Malaysian netizens have cheered their wedding.
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KUALA LUMPUR, June 10 — Former Retirement Fund Incorporated (KWAP) chief executive Datuk Azian Mohd Noh said she could not rule out being influenced by a handwritten note from former prime minister ...
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KUALA LUMPUR, June 10 — Former Retirement Fund Incorporated (KWAP) chief executive Datuk Azian Mohd Noh said she could not rule out being influenced by a handwritten note from former prime minister ...
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Half of US adults consider fake news a major problem, and they mostly blame politicians and activists for it, according to a new survey.
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PETALING JAYA: Despite Tun Dr Mahathir Mohamad declaring that his decision on the new Malaysia Anti-Corruption Commission (MACC) chief as final, the Parliamentary Select Committee on Major Public Appointments still wants to meet the Prime Minister over the matter.
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SIBU: A 39-year-old mechanic is believed to have committed suicide after telling a friend that he would be going to a "faraway place".
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World Environment Day (June 5) was a good time to reflect on the existential threat of climate change.
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PETALING JAYA: The long arm of the law has caught up with a 29-year-old Malaysian three years after he allegedly fled with jewellery worth more than S$250,000 (RM761,000) from the firm he worked for i...
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KUALA LUMPUR, June 7 — The ringgit returned to the 4.15 territory against the ringgit at today’s close by surging 0.38 per cent, as market participants continued to react positively to the better-...
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The US Internet advertising industry is projected to hit US$160bil by 2023 from US$107bil last year, led by fast-growing categories like mobile video with Alphabet Inc's Google and Facebook Inc firmly controlling the market, consultancy PwC said.
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KUALA LUMPUR (June 7): The FBM KLCI settled 4.88 points or 0.3% higher after news reports indicated the US may delay tariffs on Mexican imports and amid US interest rate cut expectation.
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KUALA LUMPUR (June 7): Globaltech Formation Bhd shares fell as much as one sen or 2.27% so far today to 43 sen after the company said on Wednesday (June 5) its Australia-listed subsidiary NuEnergy Gas...
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I REFER to the report “Study: Malaysia is the slowest marathon nation” (June 5 at https://bit.ly/2IspNNM) on Malaysians being labelled as the slowest marathon runners worldwide according to the St...
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“SO Aunty, So What” columnist June Wong’s plea for our new government to continue to give space to peaceful dissent and criticism, “Of elbow room and breathing space” (The Star, June 5) is a...
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PETALING JAYA: Putrajaya is seeking to strike out the suit by former Sabah chief minister Datuk Yong Teck Lee to stop the government from setting up a Royal Commission of Inquiry (RCI) into allegations of judicial misconduct.
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SINGAPORE (June 7): Top Glove Corporation has launched its flagship ‘green’ product, an environmentally-friendly variant of disposable nitrile gloves designed to biodegrade in anaerobic environmen...
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KUALA LUMPUR (June 7): The FBM KLCI opened up today after US stocks rose overnight on news reports, which indicated the US may delay tariffs on Mexican imports.
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MELAKA (Bernama): The Melaka branch of the Domestic Trade and Consumer Affairs Ministry will investigate allegations on social media about a faulty diesel-dispensing diesel pump.
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KUALA LUMPUR (Bernama): The body of a newborn baby boy stuffed in a plastic bag was found dumped at the bus stop in front of Flat Sri Intan, Jalan Bukit Permai near here Wednesday (June 5).
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KUALA LUMPUR (Bernama): Twenty people lost their lives on the roads during the first day of Aidilfitri on Wednesday (June 5).
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Amazon said on June 5 it expects to begin large-scale deliveries by drone in the coming months as it unveiled its newest design for its "Prime Air" fleet.
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PETALING JAYA: The appointment of Latheefa Koya as the chief commissioner of the Malaysian Anti-Corruption Commission (MACC) highlights a structural weakness in our governance that makes abuses of power inevitable, says Bersih 2.0.
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JOHOR BAHRU (June 6): The suspect caught on video brandishing a parang in a road rage incident has been arrested.
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BENGALURU: China's yuan is forecast to drift up over the coming year as the monetary authorities keep a tight leash on the partly-managed currency and prevent it from falling through the psychological 7 per dollar level any time soon, a Reuters poll showed.
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KUALA LUMPUR (Bernama): A seven-year-old girl suffered burns on her face and other parts of her body, after she was allegedly tortured by her adoptive father with a hot metal spoon at their house in Taman Pinggiran Putra, Seri Kembangan, hear here.
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KUALA LUMPUR, June 5 — The proliferation of apps that offer a ‘dark theme’ is something that has been going on for awhile, including users that tend to prefer it on their devices (especially if ...
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BERLIN, June 5 — German authorities are working on guidelines to allow them to access data held by voice assistants like Amazon’s Alexa or smart fridges to help them fight crime, a spokesman for t...
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KUALA LUMPUR (Bernama): Traffic snarls are reported on several major highways as at 9pm Wednesday (June 5).
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WASHINGTON, June 5 — White House trade adviser Peter Navarro said today a US plan to impose tariffs on Mexican goods may not have to take effect, offering a glimmer of hope for Mexico and American b...
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KUALA LUMPUR, June 5 — The Western Australian (WA) state government has refused to take back 450,000 tonnes of radioactive waste stockpiled at Lynas Corp’s rare earths processing plant in Kuantan,...
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GERIK, June 5 — A white paper on defence to be tabled in Parliament in October will among others discuss the actual roles of the Malaysian Army to avoid sending soldiers who are not trained, to figh...
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WASHINGTON, June 5 — Wall Street stocks rose early today, shrugging off weak private-sector hiring data and extending a rally following more dovish Federal Reserve statements.
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WASHINGTON, June 5 — Current and threatened US-China tariffs could slash global economic growth by 0.5 percentage point in 2020, the International Monetary Fund warned today as world finance leaders...
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BRUSSELS, June 5 — The European Commission laid out a proposed €168-billion (RM785.9-billion) budget for 2020 today, based on Britain continuing to pay into it under an as-yet unratified Brexit ag...
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IPOH: The Perak government is working to improve the happiness index of its people, says Mentri Besar Datuk Seri Ahmad Faizal Azumu.
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SEMPORNA: The state government will sort out the alleged power struggle between two top officials in Sabah's think-tank Institute for Deve­lopment Studies (IDS) after Hari Raya Aidilfitri.
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KUALA LUMPUR (June 5): A total of 11,927 road accidents involving 14,689 vehicles were recorded nationwide in the first seven days of Ops Selamat 15, which was launched on May 29, in conjunction with ...
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JUNE 5 — The pre-Hari Raya appointment of Puan Latheefa Beebi Koya as Chief Commissioner of MACC has generated many reactions, including some extremely negative ones.
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KUALA LUMPUR, June 5 — School students involved in secret societies are mainly driven by the desire to be highly regarded and feared by their peers, according to police.
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SEREMBAN: A couple and their three-year-old son died after they were struck by lightning during a storm on Tuesday (June 5) evening.
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JOHOR BARU: A 44-year-old man drowned during a family outing at Pantai Tanjung Balau in Desaru near here on Wednesday (June 5).
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KUALA KANGSAR, June 5 — Dozens of steel cannons are fired by the villagers of a sleepy Malaysian hamlet for several hours into the night, carrying on a decades-old tradition celebrating the beginnin...
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JOHOR BARU, June 5 — Police yesterday arrested the parang-wielding road bully whose uncalled for rage was captured recently on a car’s dashcam in Simpang Renggam.
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JOHOR BARU: The police have arrested a suspect who was caught on video threatening the driver of a car with a parang in a road rage incident here.
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PUTRAJAYA: PKR central leadership council member Datuk Seri Saifuddin Abdullah is unfazed by the many questions surrounding Latheefa Koya's appointment as the new chief commissioner of the Malaysian Anti-Corruption Commission (MACC).
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PEKING, June 5 — The International Monetary Fund today said it was lowering China’s economic growth forecast for 2019 and 2020, citing “uncertainty” over the trade war between Beijing and Wash...
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SHAH ALAM, June 5 — Malaysians should appreciate and cherish the prevailing prosperity and unity in the country, says Communications and Multimedia Minister Gobind Singh Deo.
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KOTA TINGGI, June 5 — Water, Land and Natural Resources Minister Dr Xavier Jayakumar said three elephants were found dead in Kampung Sri Timur 3, Kluang, Johor yesterday, believed to be poisoned.
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KOTA TINGGI, June 5 — A family outing turned tragic after a 44-year-old man drowned while attempting to save two younger family members at the Tanjung Balau Beach in Desaru here today.
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PUTRAJAYA, June 5 — A new chief executive officer for Telekom Malaysia (TM) has been appointed, Prime Minister Tun Dr Mahathir Mohamad confirmed today after reports of a delay and alleged stalemate ...
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KUCHING, June 5 — Sarawak Tourism Minister Datuk Abdul Karim Rahman Hamzah today urged critics of the newly appointed Malaysian Anti-Corruption Commission (MACC) chief commissioner Latheefa Koya to ...
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PUTRAJAYA: It is the public that wants a royal commission of inquiry (RCI) into the allegations of judicial misconduct, says Tun Dr Mahathir Mohamad.
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PUTRAJAYA (June 5): Communications and Multimedia Minister Gobind Singh Deo has welcomed the appointment of Latheefa Beebi Koya as the chief commissioner of the Malaysian Anti-Corruption Commission (M...
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KUALA LUMPUR (June 5): Water supply in Klang which was disrupted by a main pipe burst in Setia Alam, Selangor two days ago has been fully restored, according to Air Selangor Sdn Bhd.
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KUALA LUMPUR (June 5): Yang di-Pertuan Agong, Al-Sultan Abdullah Ri'ayatuddin Al-Mustafa Billah Shah and Raja Permaisuri Agong, Tunku Azizah Maimunah Iskandariah today hosted an Aidilfitri open house ...
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JUNE 5 — Recently my mother fell ill with severe stomach pain and had to be admitted.
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PARIS, June 5 — The finance minister of France, which holds a 15 per cent stake in Renault, said today the auto giant plans to bring a case against former chief executive Carlos Ghosn after identify...
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BEIJING, June 5 — Chinese importers are preparing applications for waivers on import tariffs levied on more than 700 US goods in the Sino-US trade war, after the Ministry of Finance said it would st...
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MILAN, June 5 — The European Commission will launch disciplinary procedures against Italy today with a letter stating that Rome’s fiscal policies lack prudence and could expose the nation to a sho...
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PARIS, June 5 — French Finance Minister Bruno Le Maire said there was no need to rush regarding the US$35 billion (RM145.9 billion) merger talks between carmakers Renault and Fiat Chrysler, while re...
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PUTRAJAYA - Malaysian Prime Minister Mahathir Mohamad said Wednesday (June 5) that he made the decision to appoint former politician Latheefa Koya as the Malaysian Anti-Corruption Commission (MACC) ch...
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PUTRAJAYA, June 5 — Prime Minister Tun Dr Mahathir Mahathir confirmed today that he did not seek his Cabinet’s views on Latheefa Koya’s selection as the new Malaysian Anti-Corruption Commission ...
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PUTRAJAYA, June 5 — Career officers do not have a monopoly on leadership roles in the Malaysian Anti-Corruption Commission (MACC), Tun Dr Mahathir Mohamad said today.
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PUTRAJAYA, June 5 — The Royal Commission of Inquiry (RCI) on judicial misconduct and interference should commence shortly, Tun Dr Mahathir Mohamad said today.
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KUALA LUMPUR, June 5 — Defence Minister Mohamad Sabu expressed his appreciation for the sacrifices of a Malaysian battalion serving as peacekeepers in Lebanon, hailing them for their selfless servic...