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GEORGE TOWN, April 20 — Malaysia needs 200 neurology specialists, up from the current total of 107, to ensure that the increased number of stroke patients would be adequately treated, said director-...
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SUNGAI PETANI: Permodalan Nasional Bhd’s (PNB) flagship event, the Minggu Saham Amanah Malaysia (MSAM), which enters its 20th edition this year, will be officially launched by Prime Minister Tun Dr ...
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KUALA LUMPUR, April 20 — State governments are responsible for the protection of water catchment areas, Dr Xavier Jeyakumar said today amid claims that Putrajaya owes them compensation for land loss...
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SUNGAI PETANI, April 20 — Permodalan Nasional Bhd’s (PNB) flagship event, the Minggu Saham Amanah Malaysia (MSAM), which enters its 20th edition this year, will be officially launched by Prime Min...
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WHEN addressing Kedah civil servants at Wisma Darul Aman last month, Prime Minister Tun Dr Mahathir Mohamad expressed regret that Muslims are involved in corruption when Islam prohibits it.
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Hyundai-Sime Darby Motor (HSDM) has officially introduced the Elantra facelift, with prices starting from RM 109,888 for the lone 2.0 Executive variant.  Yes, HSDM has dropped the naturally-aspirated...
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OVER 100 Indian youths turned up to register for the territorial army selection process in Sungai Petani, Kedah, Malaysia Nanban reported.The registration was organised with the help of Kuala Muda Indian Munnetra Kazhagam and Malaysia Kalvi Munnetra Kazhagam’s Kedah branch at the Sri Subramaniya Swami Devasthanam.
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KUALA LUMPUR: Malaysia can expect an influx of investments from China and higher sales of palm oil to China this year following the revival of the East Coast Rail Link (ECRL) project, according to Chinese Ambassador Bai Tian.
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PUTRAJAYA: All 24 officers of the Penang Road Transport Department (JPJ) will be suspended from duty upon the expiry of their remand order, says Datuk Seri Shaharuddin Khalid.
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PUTRAJAYA (April 18): The operations of the Penang Road Transport Department (RTD) is not affected with the detentions of 24 State enforcement personnel by the Malaysian Anti-Corruption Commission (MA...
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PUTRAJAYA: Enforcement officers had corroborated with a syndicate involved in human trafficking in Wang Kelian, Perlis, in 2015 to ensure its success.
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PUTRAJAYA: A police officer told the royal commission of inquiry into mass graves in Wang Kelian that he was forbidden by his superior from participating in any operation of the General Operations For...
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PUTRAJAYA: Operations at the Penang Road Transport Department (RTD) will not be affected by the arrest of 24 of its enforcement personnel by the Malaysian Anti-Corruption Commission (MACC), according ...
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PUTRAJAYA, April 18 — A General Operations Force (GOF) officer involved in the discovery of the human trafficking camps in Kedah said he and his men were ordered to destroy all private images of the...
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SERDANG: Pomen App, a 24/7 digital car assistance ecosystem app, signed a memorandum of understanding (MoU) with Malaysia Automotive, Robotics & IoT Institute (MARii) at the Malaysia Autoshow 2019 as ...
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ALOR SETAR (April 17): The Kedah Government is in the midst of obtaining a US$50 million (RM206.8 million) loan from a foreign bank for upgrading the water supply infrastructure in the State.
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ALOR SETAR (April 16): The Kedah Government is in the midst of obtaining a US$50 million (RM206.8 million) loan from a foreign bank for upgrading the water supply infrastructure in the State.
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KUALA LUMPUR (April 16): Hektar Asset Management Sdn Bhd (Hektar) has announced a dividend of 9.01 sen per unit for its Hektar Real Investment Investment Trust (REIT) for the financial year ended Dec ...
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GEORGE TOWN, April 16 — The Kedah government is in the midst of obtaining a US$50 million (RM206.8 million) loan from a foreign bank for upgrading the water supply infrastructure in the state.
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KUALA LUMPUR, April 16 — The launching and naming ceremony of a Royal Malaysian Navy (TLDM) ship by a woman is a tradition of the TLDM since it was known as the Royal Navy.
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KUALA LUMPUR: The launching and naming ceremony of a Royal Malaysian Navy (TLDM) ship by a woman is a tradition of the TLDM since it was known as the Royal Navy.
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PUTRAJAYA: Two former soldiers and an Indonesian national were jailed eight years and 12 years respectively by the Court of Appeal for conspiring to promote terrorism.
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ALOR SETAR: Kedah says it is among the six states which agreed with the Water, Land and Natural Resources Ministry’s plan to raise the water tariff.
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ALOR SETAR (April 15):  Kedah is among the six States which agree with the plan of the Ministry of Water, Land and Natural Resources to raise the water tariff to ensure the quality of services and su...
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PUTRAJAYA: The Court of Appeal today sentenced three men to between eight and 12 years’ jail over a charge of terrorism, including a plot to kidnap former prime minister Najib Razak.
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PUTRAJAYA: An Indonesian national and two Malaysian ex-soldiers were sentenced to 12 years jail and eight years jail, respectively, by the Court of Appeal today for conspiring to promote terrorism.
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KUCHING, April 15 — The Sarawak Association for People’s Aspirations (SAPA) group told the state Gabungan Parti Sarawak (GPS) government today to table a motion to define the “Borneo States” a...
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PUTRAJAYA, April 15 — An Indonesian national and two Malaysian ex-soldiers were sentenced to 12 years jail and eight years jail, respectively, by the Court of Appeal today for conspiring to promote ...
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IPOH, April 15 — The future of the country’s second national geopark — Kinta Valley geopark — is in doubt following claims that the forest farm development project at the Kledang Saiong and Bu...
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LANGKAWI, April 13 — Prime Minister Tun Dr Mahathir Mohamad today described the festivity surrounding the Le Tour de Langkawi (LTdL) showed the race has been rejuvenated after experiencing a loss o...
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BUKIT MERTAJAM: The police have thwarted an attempt by a man to smuggle various types of drugs via courier to Japan on Wednesday.
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BUKIT MERTAJAM, April 13 — The police have thwarted an attempt by a man to smuggle various types of drugs via courier to Japan on Wednesday.
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PUTRAJAYA: The request from Gabungan Parti Sarawak (GPS) to include six words in the amendment of Article 1(2) of the Federal Constitution is “unreasonable” and legally not possible, says Datuk Liew Vui Keong.
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LETTER | I read with interest the Malaysiakini article Constitutional amendment bill: An accident waiting to happen.
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Individual appointments to any agencies under the Agriculture and Agro-based Industry Ministry are based on their competence and expertise and are not solely as political appointment, says its ministe...
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APRIL 12 — I refer to the hard-hitting letter from Sarawak Institute of Public Affairs (Sipa) “A lost opportunity for Sarawak’s future — Sipa.” Sipa considered the Constitutional (Amendment)...
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KUALA LUMPUR, April 12 — Universiti Utara Malaysia will proceed with hosting a talk by controversial preacher Dr Zakir Naik, which an administrator said was to give students a glimpse of reality.
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PETALING JAYA: The “who’s” wanting to raise water rates seems to be a fluid topic with several states declaring they have no plans to do so.
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LANGKAWI (April 11): A trading vessel carrying 24 million cigarette sticks worth RM19.14 million, was detained on suspicion of transporting contraband goods, in Kuah waters here last Saturday.
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PETALING JAYA: The Kelantan Palace has revoked the datukship awarded to Balik MP Datuk Seri Abdul Azeez Abdul Rahim.
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PETALING JAYA: The Kelantan palace has revoked the “Dato” title that Baling MP and former Tabung Haji chairman Abdul Azeez Abdul Rahim received from state ruler Sultan Muhammad V. A letter affirmi...
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KUALA LUMPUR, April 11 — Deputy Education Minister Teo Nie Ching said it is Universiti Utara Malaysia’s (UUM) prerogative to decide if it should permit controversial Islamic televangelist Zakir Na...
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KUALA LUMPUR: Road closures can be expected in Penang and Kedah tomorrow during the sixth stage of Le Tour De Langkawi (LTDL) 2019.
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GEORGE TOWN: The Penang Health Department seized about 16 tonnes of health products and medicines not registered with the Drug Control Authority (DCA), including scheduled drugs, worth RM2.9 million.
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JOHOR BARU: Five men were arrested for allegedly selling ketum juice at a house in Jalan Serampang, Taman Pelangi, here.
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PETALING JAYA: Former federal minister Wan Junaidi Tuanku Jaafar said he chose not to support a constitutional amendment on the status of Sabah and Sarawak tabled by the Pakatan Harapan government yes...
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KUALA LUMPUR: The Federal Constitution (Amendment) Bill 2019, which seeks to restore the status of Sabah and Sarawak, was defeated at the Dewan Rakyat tonight.
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KUALA LUMPUR: Prime Minister Dr Mahathir Mohamad today assured Sabahans and Sarawakians that further amendments would be made to Article 1(2) of the Federal Constitution to ensure equal distribution o...
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KUALA LUMPUR, April 9 — Tun Dr Mahathir Mohamad today said the amendment to the Federal Constitution on the status of Sabah and Sarawak in Malaysia was just the beginning of the move to restore the ...
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KUCHING, April 9 — Datuk Liew Vui Keong has agreed to insert the terms “States of Malaya” and “Borneo States” in the Bill amending Article 1(2) of the Federal Constitution, PKR’s Puncak Bo...
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KUALA LUMPUR, April 9 — Kedah’s Sultan Sallehuddin Sultan Badlishah was absent from the recent Conference of Rulers’ meeting to discuss the Rome Statute, Mentri Besar Datuk Seri Mukhriz Mahathir...
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KOTA KINABALU: The Sabah Law Society (SLS) says the bill to amend Article 1(2) of the Federal Constitution must read according to the original wording before its amendment in 1976, to reflect the cons...
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Two former soldiers and an Indonesian national were found guilty by the Court of Appeal today for conspiring to promote terrorism.
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PUTRAJAYA, April 8 — Two former soldiers and an Indonesian national were found guilty by the Court of Appeal today for conspiring to promote terrorism.
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KUALA LUMPUR: A Sarawak DAP leader has accused the state’s ruling coalition of playing politics in its decision not to support a bill to amend Article 1(2) of the Federal Constitution on the status ...
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GEORGE TOWN: Langkawi will focus on sustainable development with the right balance between growth and conservation, newly appointed Langkawi Development Authority (Lada) CEO Dr Hezri Adnan said today.
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PETALING JAYA: No one in the country is above the law, not even our rulers, says veteran newsman Datuk A. Kadir Jasin, referring to Malaysia’s decision not to ratify the Rome Statute on the International Criminal Court (ICC).
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For the first time, not just since Pakatan Harapan (PH) came into power in May 2019, but since the loss of the sitting government’s two-third parliamentary majority in March 2008, our Parliament wil...
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Prime Minister Dr Mahathir Mohamad reacts more fiercely when he is challenged, said Kedah Menteri Besar Mukhriz Mahathir, who is also his son.
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ALOR SETAR, April 7 — Malaysia has become one of the preferred destinations for couples from other countries to treat infertility and achieve pregnancy through in vitro fertilisation (IVF), Health M...
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ALOR STAR: Malaysia has become one of the preferred destinations for couples from other countries to treat infertility and achieve pregnancy through in vitro fertilisation (IVF), Health Minister Datuk...
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LETTER | We, the undersigned civil society groups from Sabah, Sarawak and the States of Malaya welcome the Pakatan Harapan federal government's proposal to amend Article 2 of the Federal Constitution ...
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The total number and value of auction properties in Malaysia is on an upward trend lately.
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PETALING JAYA (April 5): Datuk Mohd Sayuthi Bakar was sworn in yesterday as the new Petaling Jaya mayor, and has said that his top priority will be to keep every part of the city clean, including hous...
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KUALA LUMPUR (April 5): The Government is allocating RM13.2 billion this year to less developed States namely Sabah, Sarawak, Kelantan, Terengganu, Kedah and Perlis under the Fourth Rolling Plan of th...
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KOTA KINABALU: Sabah rights activists have slammed the proposed constitutional amendment to Article 1(2) tabled in Parliament yesterday, calling it an insult to those in Sabah and Sarawak.
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KUALA LUMPUR (April 4): The Government is allocating RM13.2 billion this year to less developed States namely Sabah, Sarawak, Kelantan, Terengganu, Kedah and Perlis under the Fourth Rolling Plan of th...
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KUALA LUMPUR, April 4 — The government is allocating RM13.2 billion this year to less developed states namely Sabah, Sarawak, Kelantan, Terengganu, Kedah and Perlis under the Fourth Rolling Plan of ...
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Former inspector-general of police Khalid Abu Bakar today expressed readiness to face fresh investigations after a Human Rights Commission (Suhakam) inquiry panel concluded that the police were involv...
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AN NGO in Kedah has called for disciplinary action after a plaque signed by Tun S. Samy Vellu was found discarded in the trash, Makkal Osai reported.
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KUALA LUMPUR (April 3): Permodalan Nasional Bhd (PNB) has no plans to list any of its assets in another real estate investment trust (REIT) on Bursa Malaysia, said its president and group chief execut...
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KUALA LUMPUR (April 3): JHM Consolidation Bhd is buying a factory in Kedah for RM16.6 million cash as part of the group’s plan to expand its production area.
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PETALING JAYA (THE STAR/ASIA NEWS NETWORK) - A minister from Malaysia on Wednesday (April 3) urged the country's citizens to emulate Singaporeans who uses less water than Malaysians.
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KUALA LUMPUR: WWF-Malaysia has organised an event each in Penang and Kedah, in conjunction with Earth Hour, the world’s largest grassroots movement for the environment.
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The Alfa Romeo Owners Club Malaysia was flagged off to their Kuala Lumpur-Beijing expedition earlier this week, marking the club’s third China-bound overland trip following previous journeys to Kunm...
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KUALA LUMPUR, April 3 — The government could drop the asking price for the Equanimity superyacht seized from Low Taek Jho to US$100 million or less than half its US$250 million (RM1.42 billion) valu...
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KUALA LUMPUR (April 2): JHM Consolidation Bhd is buying a factory in Kedah for RM16.6 million cash as part of the group’s plan to expand its production area.
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GEORGE TOWN (April 2): The proposed Penang International Airport expansion project should be given the priority to proceed ahead of the proposed Kulim Airport in Kedah, Penang Chief Minister Chow K...
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KOTA KINABALU: De facto law minister Liew Vui Keong today underlined the importance of amending Article 1(2) of the Federal Constitution to restore Sabah and Sarawak’s status as equal partners befor...
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GEORGE TOWN, April 2 — The Penang chapter of Gerakan claimed the state remains sidelined by Putrajaya despite Pakatan Harapan’s (PH) control of the federal government.
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KUALA LUMPUR: Housing and Local Government Minister Zuraida Kamaruddin says Putrajaya is looking to introduce a centralised plastic recycling hub to better monitor and manage the industry.
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PETALING JAYA (April 2): Sime Darby Plantation Bhd (SDP) is seeking sale of some 4,300 acres of freehold estate land in Peninsular Malaysia, which they estimate will bring in RM1 billion.
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PUTRAJAYA: Prime Minister Dr Mahathir Mohamad today warned civil servants against abusing their power, no matter how little.
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KUALA LUMPUR, April 2 — The government plans to establish a centralised waste park to process and recycle plastic waste, Zuraida Kamaruddin said in Parliament today.
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Six Tamil schools in Baling, Kedah face an uncertain future due to falling student numbers, with one school having only one pupil, Malaysia Nanban reported.
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GEORGE TOWN: Chief Minister Chow Kon Yeow has urged the federal government to expand Penang International Airport before going ahead with plans for an international airport in Kulim.
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GEORGE TOWN, April 1 — The proposed Penang International Airport expansion project should be given the priority to proceed ahead of the proposed Kulim Airport in Kedah, Penang Chief Minister Chow Ko...
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GEORGE TOWN (April 1): The proposed Penang International Airport expansion project should be given priority to proceed ahead of the proposed Kulim Airport in Kedah, Penang Chief Minister Chow Kon Yeow...
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KUALA LUMPUR (April 1): The Land Public Transport Agency (APAD) will be meeting with e-hailing companies this week, said Transport Minister Anthony Loke, to iron out the details on the necessary opera...
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JITRA: Prime Minister Tun Dr Mahathir Mohamad paid a visit to several factories belonging to bumiputra entrepreneurs at various places in Kedah.
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KINI ROUNDUP | Here are key headlines you may have missed yesterday, in brief.
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The Rural and Regional Development Ministry has allocated RM20 million this year under Harapan Entrepreneurship Realisation Strategy (Hers) Fund to assist rural women entrepreneurs to expand their bus...
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Kedah Menteri Besar Mukhriz Mahathir has been appointed chairperson of the Muda Agricultural Development Authority (Mada), effective March 1.
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TASEK GELUGOR, March 31 — The Rural and Regional Development Ministry has allocated RM20 million this year under Harapan Entrepreneurship Realisation Strategy (HERS) Fund to assist rural women entre...
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JITRA, March 31 — Prime Minister Tun Dr Mahathir Mohamad today visited the factories of Bumiputera entrepreneurs in several places in Kedah.
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GEORGE TOWN: The mystery of a foul odour emanating from a house in Taman Sunway Tunas, Bayan Lepas near here was solved with the discovery of the body of a man today.
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KUALA LUMPUR: The Government’s proposal to amend Article 1 (2) of the Federal Constitution to make Sabah, Sarawak and Peninsular Malaysia equal partners based on the Malaysia Agreement 1963 (MA63) i...
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IPOH: MCA President Datuk Seri Dr Wee Ka Siong has urged the government not to give in to just any requests by the Japanese government just because of the good bilateral relationship.
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LANGKAWI: The Cabinet is of the opinion that the Langkawi Maritime and Aerospace 2019 (LIMA’19) Exhibition was a success, having drawn huge participation in all its events since last Tuesday.