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KUALA LUMPUR (March 19): Hong Leong Investment Bank Bhd downgraded its Dayang Enterprise Holdings Bhd share recommendation to sell from buy on the belief that the market is pricing in much stronger ea...
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JAKARTA (March 19): Malaysian palm oil futures rose on Tuesday after hitting a three-month low last week, but a high stockpile of the vegetable oil will likely continue to pressure prices.
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KUALA LUMPUR (March 19): theedgemarkets.com highlighted 11 stocks with momentum at Bursa Malaysia’s noon market break today.
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KUALA LUMPUR (March 19): The FBM KLCI retreated at the midday break today as investor sentiment turned tepid and most indices fell.
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KUALA LUMPUR, Mar 19 —With increased appetite and demand from China for durians, it is only a matter of time before Malaysia makes its mark in a market traditionally dominated by Thailand.
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KUALA LUMPUR: Retail Group Malaysia (RGM) forecasts a 4.5% growth is retail sales to RM108.30bil in 2019, despite a lacklustre start in January-February, due to the Hari Raya Aidilfitri festivities and an increase in economic activities in the later part of the year.
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KUALA LUMPUR: T7 Global Bhd's unit has entered a heads of agreement to form a joint venture company with C2C-DB Systems Pvt Ltd and Marine Crest Technology Sdn Bhd (MCT) to engage in marine services and naval technology business in Malaysia.
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KUALA LUMPUR: The FBM KLCI erased early gains to end slightly lower on Tuesday ahead of a US Federal Reserve meeting later today is expected to reinforce a dovish stance on policy rates.
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KUALA LUMPUR: Putrajaya is mulling amendments to the Environmental Quality Act 1974 following the toxic pollution in Pasir Gudang, Johor, which saw thousands seeking medical treatment.
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KUALA LUMPUR: Dr Mahathir Mohamad says warships can enter the South China Sea but should not be stationed there, to ensure freedom of navigation and to make sure sea routes remain open and free.
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KUALA LUMPUR: Finance Minister Lim Guan Eng is confident that Malaysia can become an economic powerhouse again in the next three years.
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KUALA LUMPUR (THE STAR/ASIA NEWS NETWORK) - The Pakatan Harapan (PH) government will use revenue collected from an upcoming soda tax to fund a programme to provide free healthy breakfasts for primary ...
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KUALA LUMPUR, March 19 — Inspector-General of Police Tan Sri Mohamad Fuzi Harun has ordered all state and district police chiefs to be on “high alert” for possible retaliation in the aftermath o...
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KUALA LUMPUR, Mar 19 — Thirty MPs and assemblymen nationwide who were formerly from Umno will be taken to court for leaving the party after Election 2018, Tan Sri Annuar Musa said today.
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KUALA LUMPUR, March 19 — The Ministry of Finance (MoF) is preparing a clear guideline on the remunerations to be paid out to directors in government-linked companies (GLCs) as part of the Pakatan Ha...
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KUALA LUMPUR, March 19 — Police have found that several of the nine detainees held over the chemical contamination that has poisoned over 1,000 people in Pasir Gudang, Johor have had prior criminal ...
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KUALA LUMPUR, March 19 — The government will continue to attract high value-added, high technology and knowledge-intensive investments within the manufacturing sector to complete the value chain in ...
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KUALA LUMPUR: There are plans to amend the Environmental Quality Act 1974 to impose stiffer penalties for those guilty of environmental pollution says Deputy Energy, Science, Technology, Environment and Climate Change Minister Isnaraissah Munirah Majilis.
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KUALA LUMPUR: The government will use revenue collected from the upcoming soda tax to fund a programme to provide free healthy breakfasts for primary school students, says Tun Dr Mahathir Mohamad.
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KUALA LUMPUR (March 19): The government will continue to attract high value-added, high technology and knowledge-intensive investments within the manufacturing sector to complete the value chain in th...
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KUALA LUMPUR (March 19): Tun Dr Mahathir Mohamad said the Pakatan Harapan-led government spent a good part of its first year to plug the “almost bottomless pit” created by 1Malaysia Development Bh...
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KUALA LUMPUR (March 19): Malaysian Resources Corporation Bhd (MRCB) is stepping up the game in the construction industry by eyeing to introduce the country’s first volumetric building system by year...
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KUALA LUMPUR: IHH Healthcare Bhd saw 1.403 billion shares transacted in an off-market deal on Tuesday with a total value of RM8.418bil.
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Malaysia may list certain state-owned entities to cut government debt and liabilities, Prime Minister Dr Mahathir Mohamad said today as the country seeks new revenue sources to boost its fiscal positi...
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KUALA LUMPUR: Malaysia may list certain state-owned entities to cut government debt and liabilities, Prime Minister Mahathir Mohamad said on Tuesday (Mar 19) as it seeks new revenue sources to boost i...
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KUALA LUMPUR: A minister says the Pakatan Harapan government is against any attempt at suppressing criticism directed at its leaders, following the arrest of a man for insulting Dr Mahathir Mohamad.
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KUALA LUMPUR: Barisan Nasional and PAS MPs today staged a walkout from the Dewan Rakyat in solidarity with BN’s Tanjong Karang MP Noh Omar, who was slapped with a three-day suspension by deputy spea...
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KUALA LUMPUR, March 19 — There will be no new tax for this year, except for sugar tax which was announced during the 2019 Budget, Prime Minister Tun Dr Mahathir Mohamad announced today.
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KUALA LUMPUR, March 19 — Criminal investigations should not be initiated against the International Women’s Day March organisers just because of participation from representatives of the lesbian, g...
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KUALA LUMPUR (Bernama): Tun Dr Mahathir Mohamad said the Pakatan Harapan-led government spent a good part of its first year in power to plug the "almost bottomless pit" created by state investment fund 1Malaysia Development Bhd.
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KUALA LUMPUR: Deputy Speaker Nga Kor Ming has suspended Tan Sri Noh Omar from Parliament for three days, ruling that the senior Umno lawmaker had insulted him when he was chairing the Parliament sitting the day before.
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KUALA LUMPUR (March 19): A total of 23 areas in Peninsular Malaysia are reported to be on alert-level (level one) with temperatures reaching between 35 and 37 degrees Celsius yesterday, compared to 21...
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KUALA LUMPUR (March 19): A Malaysian who was seriously wounded in the earthquake in Lombok on Sunday has passed the critical stage after undergoing a brain surgery at Lombok Hospital yesterday.
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KUALA LUMPUR (March 19): Mohd Haziq Mohd Tarmizi, 17, who went missing after a random shooting incident in Christchurch, New Zealand, on Friday has not been found.
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KUALA LUMPUR (March 19): Scientex Bhd has garnered valid acceptance of 52.54% shareholding in Daibochi Bhd for its share swap deal, according to its filing with Bursa Malaysia.
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KUALA LUMPUR (March 19): Lim Chee Meng, the controlling shareholder of Taliworks Corp Bhd, has emerged as the third largest shareholder in Thriven Global Bhd, in which Home Minister Tan Sri Muhyiddin ...
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KUALA LUMPUR (March 19): The Ramadan bazaar situated at Lorong Tuanku Abdul Rahman (TAR) and Jalan Masjid India here, will be relocated to Jalan Raja, facing the Sultan Abdul Samad Building.
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KUALA LUMPUR (March 19): The Public Accounts Committee (PAC) has urged the transport ministry to investigate YTL Corp Bhd in the failure of a RM24.27 million government-commissioned marina in Pulau Me...
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KUALA LUMPUR (March 19): A lawmaker has taken issue with a property consulting firm’s suggestion that a higher population growth is needed to resolve the property overhang in the country.
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Entropia, Malaysia-based marketing consultancy has formed a joint venture (JV) with Rudra Labs and launched an Internet of Things service called Aladdin.
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Owning a home nowadays isn’t a walk in the park.
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KUALA LUMPUR (March 19): AirAsia Group Bhd is committed to strengthening its presence in ASEAN through its e-money application, Bigpay.
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KUALA LUMPUR (March 19): Malaysia is committed to friendly economic ties with all its partners especially those with whom the country has the strongest and closest links, says the Prime Minister Tun D...
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KUALA LUMPUR (March 19): Malaysia's retail industry growth rate slowed to 2.7% year-on-year for the fourth quarter of 2018 (4Q18), compared to the 3.1% recorded in the same quarter a year earlier, sig...
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KUALA LUMPUR (March 19): The corporate tax rate for small and medium enterprises (SMEs) will be reduced to 17% this year, from 18% previously, according to Prime Minister Tun Dr Mahathir Mohamad.
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KUALA LUMPUR (March 19): There will be no more appointment of politicians as heads of mission for Malaysia or government-linked companies (GLCs), Prime Minister Tun Dr Mahathir Mohamad said.
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KUALA LUMPUR, March 19 — Airasia Bhd is committed to strengthening its presence in Asean through its e-money application, BigPay. Group chief executive officer Tony Fernandes said the group’s aim...
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KUALA LUMPUR: Tun Dr Mahathir Mohamad says the government will undertake a mid-year budget review where the criteria for off-budget allocation should be scrutinised.
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KUALA LUMPUR: Tanjong Karang MP Noh Omar has been barred from the Dewan Rakyat for three days beginning today for insulting the institution of the speaker.
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KUALA LUMPUR: Dr Mahathir Mohamad today vowed to improve the standard of national schools, saying bigger reforms are on the way pending the review of the special task force which is expected to comple...
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KUALA LUMPUR, March 19 — Putrajaya has advised the Royal Malaysia Police (RMP) not to apply the Sedition Act 1948 pending its repeal, Datuk Liew Vui Keong said today.
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KUALA LUMPUR, Mar 18 — About 20 Opposition MPs staged a walkout from the Dewan Rakyat this morning, saying they would not return as long as Deputy Speaker Nga Kor Ming chairs the proceedings in the ...
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KUALA LUMPUR, March 19 — Tun Dr Mahathir Mohamad today reiterated to global investors that his Pakatan Harapan (PH) government is fully committed to clean up public institutions even as he pushed fo...
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KUALA LUMPUR: Mohd Haziq Mohd Tarmizi, 17, who went missing after a random shooting incident in Christchurch, New Zealand, on Friday has not been found.
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KUALA LUMPUR (March 19): Malaysia's mature unlisted government entities may be listed in the stock market, according to Prime Minister Tun Dr Mahathir Mohamad.
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KUALA LUMPUR (March 19): Co. expects to submit the so-called Regulated Asset Base Framework that would set out the financing model for local airport development to the government and Malaysian Aviatio...
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KUALA LUMPUR (March 19): Malaysia's consumer prices are expected to fall again in February, but at a slower rate than the previous month, a Reuters poll showed on Tuesday.
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KUALA LUMPUR (March 19): The FBM KLCI struggled to breach the 1,700 level at mid-morning today as key momentum indicators remained bearish.
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KUALA LUMPUR (March 19): The adoption of the European Commission’s (EC) draft delegated act on high indirect land-use change (ILUC) risk feedstock -- which places palm oil at a competitive disadvant...
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KUALA LUMPUR, March 19 — Kenanga Research has upgraded Telekom Malaysia Bhd (TM) to “Market Perform” with a higher target price (TP) of RM3.10 from RM2.50, following a plan by TM to adopt a mo...
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KUALA LUMPUR, March 19 — Malaysian Resources Corporation Bhd (MRCB) is stepping up the game in the construction industry by eyeing to introduce the country’s first volumetric building system by y...
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KUALA LUMPUR, March 19 — The adoption of the European Commission’s (EC) draft delegated act on high indirect land-use change (ILUC) risk feedstock — which places palm oil at a competitive di...
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KUALA LUMPUR: The ringgit opened marginally lower today against the US dollar as investors stayed on the sidelines as they wait for the Federal Open Market Committee meeting today.
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KUALA LUMPUR: YTL Corp Bhd shares dropped marginally in early trading Tuesday, as the Public Accounts Committee (PAC) urged the Transport Minister to probe YTL over failed marina project.
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A police station head was among 16 individuals detained by the Malaysian Anti-Corruption Commission (MACC) on suspicion of accepting bribes and protecting massage premises around the federal capital.
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The Malaysian Anti-Corruption Commission (MACC) has detained three individuals over in a graft probe related to a Companies Commission of Malaysia's (SSM) project estimated to be worth RM30 million.
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KUALA LUMPUR: PAS’ Abdul Hadi Awang insists that a motion of no-confidence against the prime minister is in the pipeline, despite Pakatan Harapan (PH) leaders dismissing it as an attempt to cause di...
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KUALA LUMPUR, March 19 — China and Singapore will “always” remain key trade partners to Malaysia despite some differences in views, Prime Minister Tun Dr Mahathir Mohamad told international inve...
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KUALA LUMPUR, March 19 — Tanjung Karang MP Tan Sri Noh Omar has been suspended three days for his open insult against Deputy Speaker Nga Kor Ming.
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KUALA LUMPUR, March 19 — The Ministry of Foreign Affairs today denied claims the government is not taking care of Malaysian victims in New Zealand and their kin in the aftermath of the Christchurch ...
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KUALA LUMPUR (March 19): Berjaya Sports Toto Bhd’s (BToto) shares fell 2.53% this morning after its net profit for its third quarter ended Jan 31, 2019 came in flat at RM59.07 million, compared with...
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KUALA LUMPUR (March 19): Magni-Tech Industries Bhd shares rose 4.72% this morning after its third quarter net profit rose 14.4% to RM35.62 million from RM31.14 million a year earlier, mainly on lower ...
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KUALA LUMPUR (March 19): The FBM KLCI edged up in early trade but gains are seen limited as key momentum indicators remain bearish.
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KUALA LUMPUR, March 19 — The ringgit opened marginally lower today against the US dollar as investors stayed on the sidelines as they wait for the Federal Open Market Committee meeting today.
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KUALA LUMPUR, March 19 — Bursa Malaysia opened higher for a second consecutive day today, as an overnight rally on Wall Street continued to support investors’ sentiment and risk appetite.
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KUALA LUMPUR, March 19 — The Retail Group Malaysia (RGM) estimated the industry’s total sales to expand by an estimated 4.5 per cent this year.
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KUALA LUMPUR: AmInvestment Research has initiated coverage on QES Group (QES) with a Buy recommendation and a fair value of 34 sen a share based on FY19F PE of 15 times, representing a 42% upside.
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KUALA LUMPUR: The FBM KLCI eked out mild gains early Tuesday, in line with the key Asian markets, supported by a mild rebound in Hong Leong Bank.
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KUALA LUMPUR: Shares in Magni-Tech Industries Bhd edged 5% higher in early trade on Tuesday after the company reported a 14.3% growth in third quarter earnings.
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KUALA LUMPUR: JF Apex Research expects Magni-Tech Industries Bhd, AMMB Holdings Bhd, YTL Corp Bhd and Malaysia Marine and Heavy Engineering Holdings Bhd to be among the stocks to watch on Tuesday.
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KUALA LUMPUR: Magni-Tech Industries Bhd continues to be a compelling investment owing to its net cash position of RM232.1mil, attractive dividend yield and earnings growth, says PublicInvest research.
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KUALA LUMPUR: CIMB Equities Research has reduced its target price of Berjaya Sports Toto (BToto) from RM3.09 to RM2.62 but retained its Add call due to its stable operational cashflow and attractive 6.8% dividend yield.
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KUALA LUMPUR, March 19 — A Malaysian who was seriously wounded in the earthquake in Lombok on Sunday has passed the critical stage after undergoing a brain surgery at Lombok Hospital yesterday.
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KUALA LUMPUR (Bernama): Water supply to 51 areas in Petaling, Hulu Langat and Sepang districts has been disrupted due to a power failure in Seri Kembangan late Monday (March 18) evening.
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KUALA LUMPUR (March 19): Ambank Research expects the ringgit (MYR) to trade between its support level of 4.0648 and 4.0695 while the resistance is pinned at 4.0829 and 4.0905 for the day.
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KUALA LUMPUR: Ambition, purpose and clarity.
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KUALA LUMPUR (March 19): Kenanga Research has upgraded Telekom Malaysia Bhd (TM) to “Market Perform” at RM3.22 with a higher target price of RM3.10 (from RM2.50) and said TM is planning to adopt a...
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KUALA LUMPUR (March 19): BIMB Securities Research has upgraded Sarawak Plantation Bhd to “Hold” at RM1.52 with a target price of RM1.65 and said it felt positive on the firm’s transformation pla...
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KUALA LUMPUR: RHB research has maintained its buy call on Axis REIT with a new target price of RM1.94 from RM1.82 previously.
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KUALA LUMPUR, March 19 — At a casual glance, the upcoming Rantau by-election seems to be a pretty straightforward contest.
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KUALA LUMPUR, March 19 — A police station head was among 16 individuals detained by the Malaysian Anti-Corruption Commission (MACC) on suspicion of accepting bribes and protecting massage premises a...
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KUALA LUMPUR, March 19 — School administrations are allowed to close school or restricting outdoor activities without prior permission from Education Ministry if the Air Pollutant Index (API) worsen...
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KUALA LUMPUR, March 19 — Mohd Haziq Mohd Tarmizi, 17, who went missing after a random shooting incident in Christchurch, New Zealand, on Friday has not been found.
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KUALA LUMPUR, March 19 — The Malaysian Anti-Corruption Commission (MACC) detained three individuals suspected of being involved in the abuse of power and corruption over a project involving the Comp...
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KUALA LUMPUR, March 19 — Three student leaders from public universities welcomed Education Minister Maszlee Malik’s statement on allowing campus elections that are free from any influential politi...
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KUALA LUMPUR: The Malaysian Anti-Corruption Commission (MACC) detained three individuals suspected of being involved in the abuse of power and corruption over a project involving the Companies Commiss...
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KUALA LUMPUR: Twelve Filipinos and a Malaysian have been detained for suspected involvement in militancy following an anti-terror swoop in Sabah, said Tan Sri Mohamad Fuzi Harun.
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KUALA LUMPUR: Malaysians of all races and religious beliefs are invited to take part in a “Solidarity for Peace” gathering this Saturday, says Minister in Prime Minister’s Department Datuk Seri Dr Mujahid Yusof.
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KUALA LUMPUR (Bernama): School administrations are allowed to close school or restrict outdoor activities without prior permission from the Education Ministry if the Air Pollutant Index (API) worsens due to haze.
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KUALA LUMPUR (Bernama): A police station head was among 16 individuals detained by the Malaysian Anti-Corruption Commission (MACC) on suspicion of accepting bribes and protecting massage premises around the federal capital.