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SHAH ALAM: PKR president Anwar Ibrahim today urged his party members and leaders to refrain from making statements urging Dr Mahathir Mohamad to step down as prime minister.
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PETALING JAYA: Controversial preacher Zakir Naik is “out of control”, PKR vice-president Zuraida Kamaruddin was reported to have said today, when urging that more time be given for party leader An...
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PKR vice-president Zuraida Kamaruddin has said that party president Anwar Ibrahim, who returned from the haj on Thursday, needs time to settle down before addressing a number of controversial issues.
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MECCA, Aug 17 ― With the advent of big data analytics in the world of information and communications technology (ICT), the Pilgrims’ Fund Board (TH) has each year, harnessed the value of big data ...
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KUALA LUMPUR, Aug 16 — Kuantan MP Fuziah Salleh today expressed her regret that the government is letting rare earths producer Lynas run its refinery in Gebeng, Pahang for another six months, saying...
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KUALA LUMPUR: The Pakatan Harapan government yesterday announced it would renew the operating licence of Lynas Malaysia Sdn Bhd for a further six months, but has effectively given the rare earth minin...
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THE Terengganu government is setting up a Mandarin tahfiz or Imtiaz Mandarin in Dungun in a bid to promote racial harmony, reported Sinar Harian.
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PKR will wait for its president Anwar Ibrahim, who has just returned from hispilgrimage to Mecca, to chair a meeting to decide regarding Muslim preacher DrZakir Naik, said secretary-general Saifuddin...
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KUALA LUMPUR, Aug 15 — PKR’s view concerning provocative preacher Dr Zakir Naik will only be made public after Datuk Seri Anwar Ibrahim returns from performing his Haj in Mecca.
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KUALA LUMPUR: PKR is waiting for its president Anwar Ibrahim to return from his pilgrimage in Mecca before the party makes a stand on controversial preacher Dr Zakir Naik.
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PKR will wait for its president Anwar Ibrahim, who has just returned from his pilgrimage to Mecca, to chair a meeting to decide regarding Muslim preacher Dr Zakir Naik, said secretary-general Saifuddi...
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MECCA, Aug 15 — The 30,200 Malaysians who performed the Haj pilgrimage this year are scheduled to return to the country between August 19 and September 13 on 69 flights, according to the head of the...
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The pilgrimage in Mecca has spawned a slew of religious apps, tablet Qurans and faith-based gadgets.
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KUALA LUMPUR, Aug 14 — A letter referring to PKR president Datuk Seri Anwar Ibrahim as the eighth prime minister that made its rounds on social media has been verified to be fake.
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MECCA, Aug 14 ― The Haj pilgrimage underway in Mecca has been accelerating the growth of digital worship and spawning a slew of religious apps, tablet Korans and faith-based gadgets.
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Millions of haj pilgrims began heading back to Mecca for final prayers on Tuesday as the world’s largest annual gathering of Muslims wound down without incident despite the logistical challenges and...
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All Malaysian pilgrims have been confirmed safe following heavy rains at the Mina Muaisim campsite in Mecca at 4pm local time (9pm Malaysian time) yesterday.
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MECCA, Aug 14 — All Malaysian pilgrims have been confirmed safe following heavy rains at the Mina Muaisim campsite here at 4pm local time (9pm Malaysian time) on Monday.
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MECCA, Aug 13 — Lembaga Tabung Haji (TH) today denied a viral message on social media alleging that a Malaysian pilgrim died of suffocation in a congested tunnel due to heavy rain.
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Mecca: Six Malaysian pilgrims being treated at a Saudi Arabian hospital here are in critical condition, said Deputy Minister in the Prime Minister’s Department Fuziah Salleh.
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MECCA, Aug 12 — Six Malaysian pilgrims who are being treated at a Saudi Arabian hospital here are in critical condition, said Deputy Minister in the Prime Minister’s Department Fuziah Salleh.
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MECCA (Bernama): Six Malaysian pilgrims who are being treated at a Saudi Arabian hospital here are in a critical condition, says Fuziah Salleh.
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MECCA, Aug 8 — Malaysia is among the three countries chosen by the Saudi Arabian government to implement the EYAB pioneer project, which is to facilitate transactions for the return journey of the p...
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PUTRAJAYA, Aug 8 ― A Malaysian construction company, Olie Scape Holdings Sdn Bhd (OSH) will be involved in a housing project in Mecca to provide accommodation for Haj pilgrims from Southeast Asia.
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MECCA, Aug 7 — This is not the time for finger pointing, says Deputy Minister in the Prime Minister’s Department Fuziah Salleh regarding the problems encountered by several groups of Malaysian Ha...
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MECCA: This is not the time for finger pointing, says Deputy Minister in the Prime Minister’s Department Fuziah Salleh regarding the problems encountered by several groups of Malaysian haj pilgrims.
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SEPANG: Deputy Home Minister Azis Jamman today confirmed that charges will be brought against a former aide accused of taking an upskirt video of a woman with his mobile phone.
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MECCA, Aug 4 — For Mohd Tarmizi Shuib and his family, the opportunity to perform the Haj, a duty mandatory for every financially and physically able Muslim to fulfil the fifth pillar of Islam, this ...
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SEPANG, Aug 4 — Malaysia is proud to receive praise and recognition from the government of Saudi Arabia and other Islamic countries over the achievements of Lembaga Tabung Haji (TH) which has manage...
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MECCA, July 30 — The haj operations managed by the Tabung Haji Board (TH) in the Holy Land is going smoothly so far, said head of the Malaysian haj facilitating team Datuk Seri Syed Saleh Syed Abd R...
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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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MECCA: All Malaysian pilgrims landed in the Holy Land for the current haj pilgri­mage at 1pm on Tuesday, said the Pilgrims Fund Board or Tabung Haji (TH).
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KUALA LUMPUR, July 22 ― The current sex video scandals targeting PKR deputy president Datuk Seri Mohamed Azmin Ali is a blast from 20 years in the past, the party’s Selangor chief Amirudin Shaari ...
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PETALING JAYA: It had been a fruitful visit to Saudi Arabia for Yang di-Pertuan Agong Al-Sultan Abdullah Ri’ayatuddin Al-Mustafa Billah Shah.
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Apple Park is one of the world’s most valuable buildings – and now we know exactly how much it’s worth.
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KUALA LUMPUR: Koperasi Jayadiri Sdn Bhd (Kojadi) has written to the Malaysian Anti-Corruption Commission (MACC) regarding details of a RM15mil grant received from Yayasan 1MDB in 2012 to provide microcredit for youth, says Datuk Seri Dr Wee Ka Siong.
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KUALA LUMPUR: Thousands of Malaysian children took part in a practice run, on Thursday, of the Muslim hajj pilgrimage, marching around a model of the holy Kaaba, Islam’s most sacred site.
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KUALA LUMPUR: The freezing of one of the accounts of Koperasi Jayadiri Malaysia Bhd (Kojadi) will not jeopardise the cooperative’s operations, says Datuk Seri Dr Wee Ka Siong.
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KUALA LUMPUR, July 4 — Thousands of Malaysian children took part in a practice run today of the Muslim Haj pilgrimage, marching around a model of the holy Kaaba, Islam’s most sacred site.
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In Malaysia, Muslims celebrate Hari Raya for 30 days.
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IPOH, June 22 — The Sultan of Perak, Sultan Nazrin Shah today praised the Pilgrims’ Fund Board (Tabung Haji (TH)) for successfully managing Malaysian Haj affairs in an outstanding manner despite f...
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MECCA: The 14th Session of the Islamic Summit Conference (OIC Summit) ended with leaders underlining the Palestinian cause as the central issue of Islamic nations.
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MECCA, June 1 — Saudi Arabia’s King Salman today warned that “terrorist” attacks in the Gulf region could imperil global oil supplies, as he sought to galvanise support among Islamic countries...
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MECCA, May 31 — Former Kelaboran state assemblyman Mohd Zaki Ibrahim, 52, died at 2.45pm Saudi time today (3.32pm in Malaysia) at the King Abdul Aziz Hospital in Mecca.
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WASHINGTON, May 30 — US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo yesterday blamed Iran for attacks on oil tankers in the Gulf, saying it was an effort by Tehran to raise the global price of oil.
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MECCA, May 30 — Deputy Prime Minister Datuk Seri Dr Wan Azizah Wan Ismail arrived in Saudi Arabia today to participate in the 14th Session of the Islamic Summit Conference (OIC Summit).
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MECCA (Bernama): Datuk Seri Wan Azizah Wan Ismail will be leading a Malaysian delegation to the 14th Session of the Islamic Summit Conference (OIC Summit) in Saudi Arabia on Friday (May 31).
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MECCA, May 30 — Saudi Arabia will thoroughly study Malaysia’s request for an increase in haj quota this year, said Saudi’s Minister of Haj and Umrah Muhammad Saleh bin Taher Benten.
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In the first three decades after Merdeka, Malays had an uneasy relationship with Christians.
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THE Ramadan month has brought blessings for songstress Datuk Seri Siti Nurhaliza Tarudin as she got to fulfil her wish to perform the umrah, reported Berita Harian.
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PUTRAJAYA (Bernama): PKR is sprucing up its election machinery to face the 12th Sarawak state elections which is expected to be held at the end of next year or early 2021.
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Ahmad Zahid Hamidi could have stopped Malaysia from becoming a kleptocracy had he refused to be deputy prime minister in 2015, says DAP stalwart Lim Kit Siang.
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Umno president Ahmad Zahid Hamidi lamented yesterday night that he could notspend "Lailatulqadar" in Mecca as was his tradition, revealing that when he was inthe holy city for the occasion in 2015, it...
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PAHANG: Dressed in robes and chanting in Arabic, scores of Malaysian Muslim children read the Koran aloud in a mosque to mark a special date in the Islamic calendar.
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BENTONG, May 23 — Dressed in robes and chanting in Arabic, scores of Malaysian Muslim children read the Quran aloud in a mosque to mark a special date in the Islamic calendar.
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KUALA LUMPUR: Tun Dr Mahathir Mohamad has called on all Muslims to appreciate together the revelation of Islam’s holy book, the Al-Quran.
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Saudi Arabia has shot down two ballistic missiles fired from Yemen over Taif onMonday.Saudi media reported that one missile was heading towards Mecca andthe other over Jeddah.According to Riyadh's emb...
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POPULAR actress Rozita Che Wan (pic) attracted criticism over the white beaded jubah she wore while visiting patients at Sungai Buloh Hospital in Selangor recently, reported Kosmo!’s entertainment pullout Hab Hib.
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THE late cosmetics entrepreneur Faziani Rohban Ahmad had recently told her children never to fight over money after her death, reported Mingguan Malaysia.
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PUTRAJAYA (Bernama): Former deputy prime minister Datuk Seri Dr Ahmad Zahid Hamidi, who is facing 47 charges of money-laundering, criminal breach of trust (CBT) and corruption, has failed in his appeal to get his impounded passport returned to perform the umrah in Mecca.
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Former deputy prime minister Ahmad Zahid Hamidi, who is facing 47 charges of money-laundering, criminal breach of trust and corruption, has failed to get his impounded passport returned to travel to M...
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PUTRAJAYA, May 14 — Former deputy prime minister Datuk Seri Ahmad Zahid Hamidi, who is facing 47 charges of money-laundering, criminal breach of trust (CBT) and corruption, has failed to get his imp...
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PUTRAJAYA: Former deputy prime minister Datuk Seri Dr Ahmad Zahid Hamidi, who is facing 47 charges of money-laundering, criminal breach of trust (CBT) and corruption, has failed to get his impounded p...
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PUTRAJAYA (May 14): Former deputy prime minister Datuk Seri Ahmad Zahid Hamidi (pictured) has failed to get his impounded passport returned to travel to Mecca to perform the Umrah during Ramadhan, fol...
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PUTRAJAYA (May 14): Former deputy prime minister Datuk Seri Ahmad Zahid Hamidi has failed to get his impounded passport returned to travel to Mecca to perform the Umrah during Ramadhan, following the ...
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PUTRAJAYA: Former deputy prime minister Ahmad Zahid Hamidi has failed again in his bid to obtain his passport from the court in order to perform the umrah or pilgrimage.
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KUALA LUMPUR - Malaysia's Muslim pilgrimage fund Tabung Haji, which was bailed out by the government in December, recorded net profit of RM440 million (S$144.5 million) for its first quarter ended Mar...
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KUALA LUMPUR, May 7 — Veteran newsman Datuk Seri Mohd Annuar Zaini criticised the PAS-led Kelantan government for ordering food outlets statewide to pause their businesses between 8.30pm and 10pm da...
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COMMENT | Legend has it that the eighth-century mystic Rabia al-Adiwayya was so upset with her fellow believers’ obsession with the hereafter, that one day she ran through the streets of Basra with ...
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KUALA LUMPUR (May 6): Umno president Datuk Seri Dr Ahmad Zahid Hamidi is appealing against the High Court's dismissal of his application for the temporary return of his impounded passport to perform ...
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Kuala Lumpur: Palm oil giant FGV Holdings Bhd and the pilgrims fund are considering selling plantation assets in Indonesia as the government-linked entities seek to improve their financial position, according to sources.
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KUALA LUMPUR (Bloomberg): Palm oil giant FGV Holdings Bhd and the Malaysian pilgrims fund are considering selling plantation assets in Indonesia as the government-linked entities seek to improve their financial position, people with knowledge of the matter said.
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KUALA LUMPUR (April 23): Palm oil giant FGV Holdings Bhd and the Malaysian pilgrims fund are considering selling plantation assets in Indonesia as the government-linked entities seek to improve their ...
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MUHAMMAD Rofiqul A’la is a jovial and portly thirty-nine year old farmer and kyai (or ustaz) from Jember in the densely populated province of East Java.
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KUALA LUMPUR - Malaysia is putting its defence spending on the back-burner as the government is channelling more than RM20 billion (S$6.56 billion) to bail out two key Malay institutions, Defence Mini...
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KUALA LUMPUR: A senior Barisan Nasional lawmaker has questioned the impact of charging a departure levy especially for locals who are working and travelling to neighbouring countries on a daily basis.
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On a small farm on the outskirts of Christchurch in New Zealand, Omar Nabi digs a small hole and sharpens a knife as he prepares to slaughter a sheep as a blessing to his father – a victim of the ma...
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PUTRAJAYA (THE STAR/ASIA NEWS NETWORK) - Malaysia's pilgrim fund Lembaga Tabung Haji (TH) will give a hibah (dividend) of 1.25 per cent to its depositors for the 2018 financial year, said Minister in ...
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GEORGE TOWN: The mufti of Penang has reminded Muslims that it is their religious duty to preserve the natural environment.
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MARCH 22 — Malays are rightfully proud of their cultures.
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COMMENT | Malays are rightfully proud of their culture.
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CHRISTCHURCH/WELLINGTON (March 20): The bodies of victims from New Zealand's mosques mass shooting were carried in open caskets on the shoulders of mourners into a large tent at Christchurch's Memoria...
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The bodies of two victims from New Zealand's mosques mass shooting were carried in open caskets on the shoulders of mourners into a large tent at Christchurch's Memorial Park Cemetery on Wednesday - t...
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TELUK INTAN: Sariah Ali, one of the first batch of the national Women Police Constables Squad, died from old age at 85 years at her home in Taman Cecily here this evening.
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I WRITE in response to the recent 10-year jail sentence imposed on a social media user for insulting Islam and the Prophet.
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I write in response to the recent 10-year jail sentence for insulting Islam and the Prophet.
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PUTRAJAYA: The Court of Appeal today allowed a woman convicted of abusing her maid to make an overseas visit to Mecca to perform the umrah next month.
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PUTRAJAYA, March 5 — The Health Ministry (KKM) will investigate allegations that some doctors falsified the medical records of Haj and umrah pilgrims, specifically the vaccination injections.
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PETALING JAYA: Minister in the Prime Minister’s Department Mujahid Yusof Rawa has expressed concern over a report that some Malaysians were using fake vaccine forms to go on their pilgrimage, statin...
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Some Malaysians en route to Mecca to perform the Hajj or umrah are falsifying their medical records to bypass Saudi Arabia's mandatory vaccination requirement.
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PETALING JAYA: As the debate continues over whether vaccination should be made compulsory for Malaysians, a report has alleged that the problem of “anti-vaxxers” has spread to those going to Mecca...
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KUALA LUMPUR, March 3 — A number of Malaysians refusing immunisation injections are exposing themselves and others globally to infectious diseases by faking the vaccinations forms required to go o...
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Entrepreneur Development Minister Redzuan Yusof announced earlier this week that a prototype of Malaysia’s first flying car, developed using local technology, would be unveiled to the public later t...
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PETALING JAYA, Feb 25 — Police have arrested a 37-year old unemployed man who confessed to putting several idols of Chinese and Hindu worship at the Sabilul Huda surau in Klang last week — trigger...
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KINI ROUNDUP | Here are the key headlines you may have missed yesterday, in brief. 1.
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Real estate projects in Mecca and Madinah, two of Islam's holiest cities, were used as a pretext for fugitive businessperson Jho Low to secretly transfer US$10 million to “Malaysian Official 1” (M...
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KOTA KINABALU: Sulaman assemblyman Hajiji Noor today welcomed Warisan’s stand on accepting PPBM’s entry to Sabah, saying it shows the maturity of Warisan president Shafie Apdal.
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KOTA KINABALU, Feb 19 ― Former Sabah Umno chairman Datuk Seri Hajiji Noor lauded Chief Minister Datuk Seri Shafie Apdal’s decision to accept Parti Pribumi Bersatu Malaysia's (PPBM) entry into Saba...
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Foreign Minister Saifuddin Abdullah today confirmed that no Malaysians were involved in a fire at a hotel in Mecca, Saudi Arabia, yesterday.“As far as all information that is available to us (Foreig...