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TUMPAT (Aug 24): The government has been focusing on improving the people's income since the 5th Malaysia Plan (5MP), said former Council of Eminent Persons (CEP) chairman, Tun Daim Zainuddin (pictu...
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TUMPAT: The government has been focusing on improving the people’s income since the 5th Malaysia Plan (5MP), said former Council of Eminent Persons (CEP) chairman, Tun Daim Zainuddin.
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KUALA TERENGGANU (Bernama): There is no split in Parti Keadilan Rakyat, says party president Datuk Seri Anwar Ibrahim.
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TUMPAT, Aug 24 — The government has been focusing on improving the people’s income since the 5th Malaysia Plan (5MP), said former Council of Eminent Persons (CEP) chairman, Tun Daim Zainuddin.
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IPOH: Perak Mentri Besar Datuk Seri Ahmad Faizal Azumu (pix) will meet Paul Yong Choo Kiong soon to discuss his position in the state executive council now that the latter has been charged with raping...
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Yong during his appearance at court recently.
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MP SPEAKS | Sometimes I think I have heard it all from Abdul Hadi Awang.
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IPOH, Aug 24 — Perak Mentri Besar Datuk Seri Ahmad Faizal Azumu will meet Paul Yong Choo Kiong soon to discuss his position in the state executive council now that the latter has been charged with r...
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IPOH: Perak state speaker Datuk Ngeh Koo Ham said he would be committing an offence had he not lodged the report in regards to state executive council member Paul...
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PETALING JAYA: The organiser of an anti-Dr Zakir Naik rally has called off the gathering, scheduled to take place this afternoon, following a request by Anwar Ibrahim.
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This article first appeared as 'Regulators in business - Profit, charity & conflict' in The Edge Malaysia Weekly, on August 12, 2019 - August 18, 2019.
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KUALA LUMPUR, Aug 23 — PAS lawmaker Datuk Mohd Khairuddin Aman Razali has claimed that the introduction of motorcycle e-hailing service Go-Jek to Malaysia will result in an increase of sexual harass...
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Opposition leader Ismail Sabri Yaakob has torn into DAP's Ngeh Koo Ham for lodging a police report on the eve of the rape case against his party colleague Paul Yong.
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GEORGE TOWN (Aug 23): DAP’s Central Executive Committee (CEC) has yet to meet and discuss the matter involving Perak state executive councillor (exco) Paul Yong, the party’s organising secretary A...
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KINI ROUNDUP | Here are key headlines you may have missed yesterday, in brief. 1.
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It appears that Canon may have had a bit of an accident with two of its cameras.
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KOTA KINABALU: Parti Bersatu Sabah (PBS) today expressed concern over the forthcoming mobile registration by the National Registration Department (NRD) in Semporna.
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KUALA LUMPUR, Aug 22 — The proposal for a ban of the jawi script on the packaging of non-Muslims’ products should be considered as the writing system has allegedly been misused to deceive consumer...
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THE long-running dispute over the proposed development of Taman Rimba Kiara in Taman Tun Dr Ismail (TTDI), Kuala Lumpur, has put the spotlight on Yayasan Wilayah Persekutuan (YWP), the previously low-...
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KUALA LUMPUR (Bernama): The actions of independent preacher Dr Zakir Naik who stirred a hornet's nest about Hindus and Chinese in Malaysia in a lecture were uncalled for despite his intention to preach, says Datuk Seri Anwar Ibrahim.
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KUALA LUMPUR: The actions of independent preacher Dr Zakir Naik - who stirred a hornets nest about Indians and Chinese in Malaysia in a lecture - were uncalled for despite his intention to preach, acc...
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KUALA LUMPUR, Aug 21 — The actions of independent preacher Dr Zakir Naik who stirred a hornet’s nest about Hindus and Chinese in Malaysia in a lecture were uncalled for despite his intention to pr...
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The actions of independent preacher Dr Zakir Naik who stirred a hornet's nest about Hindus and Chinese in Malaysia in a lecture were uncalled for despite his intention to preach, said PKR president An...
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KUALA LUMPUR: The people should safeguard the country’s peace and harmony by steering clear of racial sentiments, said PKR president Datuk Seri Anwar Ibrahim.
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Anwar (seated, right) speaks to reporters at the press conference.
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A DAP lawmaker has retracted his earlier remark hailing the demise of Malay language newspaper Utusan Malaysia.
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MELAKA: A Member of Parliament from Melaka wants politicians to stop calling fellow Malaysians “racist” and work towards preserving national unity.
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Umno Youth chief Asyraf Wajdi Dusuki has accused Malaysiakini of slandering him with regard to an article about Kluang MP Wong Shu Qi's name being given a vulgar twist.
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Ramkarpal Singh KUCHING: Fugitive preacher Dr Zakir Naik’s apology today for allegedly making racially-charged comments does not change the fact he has breached his permanent residence (PR) conditi...
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KUALA LUMPUR, Aug 20 — DAP Legal Bureau chairman Ramkarpal Singh today said that fugitive preacher Dr Zakir Naik’s apology over his alleged racial and religious remarks during a recent lecture in ...
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KUALA LUMPUR (Aug 19): News of the alleged closure of Utusan Malaysia and Kosmo newspapers by Utusan Melayu (M) Berhad this Wednesday, is just hearsay and not based on an official announcement.
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KUALA LUMPUR: News of the alleged closure of Utusan Malaysia and Kosmo newspapers by Utusan Melayu (M) Berhad this Wednesday is just hearsay and not based on an official announcement.
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KUALA LUMPUR, Aug 19 — News of the alleged closure of Utusan Malaysia and Kosmo!
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KUALA LUMPUR, Aug 19 — Deputy Defence Minister Liew Chin Tong said national unity can still be fostered with vernacular schools.
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SUBANG JAYA: Umno’s Khairy Jamaluddin today said the government lost its chance to ratify the International Convention on the Elimination of All Forms of Racial Discrimination (ICERD) because of For...
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SHAH ALAM: The Malaysian Anti-Corruption Commission (MACC) today urged all politicians who have access to public funds to declare their assets in an effort to prevent corruption.
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Selangor Meteri Besar Amirudin Shari (left) together with Malaysian Anti-Corruption Commission (MACC) Chief Commissioner Latheefa Koya (kanan) at the corruption-free pledge signing ceremony today.
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PETALING JAYA: Umno will table a motion for the removal of Ng Suee Lim as Speaker of the Selangor state assembly over the adjournment of a recent sitting before Menteri Besar Amirudin Shari could tabl...
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PETALING JAYA: Umno president Ahmad Zahid Hamidi has confirmed that the party has taken legal action against all members of Parliament who quit the party.
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KUALA LUMPUR, Aug 18 — Prime Minister Tun Dr Mahathir Mohamad said today, only “the blind, dumb, and deaf” would liken the Pakatan Harapan (PH) government to Barisan Nasional (BN). In a stinging...
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KUALA LUMPUR, Aug 18 — Tun Dr Mahathir Mohamad said today he would rather listen to experts than opponents of Lynas Corp, as the prime minister continues to defend his Cabinet’s decision to allow ...
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SHAH ALAM, Aug 18 — PKR president Datuk Seri Anwar Ibrahim today said there is no need to make statements calling for Prime Minister Tun Dr Mahathir Mohamad to step down.
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KUALA LUMPUR, Aug 18 — Tun Dr Mahathir Mohamad said today “it was quite clear” Dr Zakir Naik had attempted to incite racial hate by making racially-tinged remarks against Malaysians recently.
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KOTA KINABALU: Sabah Umno has identified at least three potential candidates in the event a by-election is called for the Kimanis parliamentary seat.
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Controversial Muslim preacher Dr Zakir Naik has filed a police report againstHuman Resources Minister M Kulasegaran, Penang Deputy Chief Minister II PRamasamy and three others.The others named in the...
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KUALA LUMPUR (Bernama): PKR deputy president Datuk Seri Mohamed Azmin Ali has slammed Pasir Gudang Member of Parliament Hassan Abdul Karim for calling Prime Minister Tun Dr Mahathir Mohamad to step down.
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Azmin fields questions from reporters after attending the engagement session on 12MP with the Penang state government.
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PKR deputy president Mohamed Azmin Ali (above) today slammed Pasir Gudang Member of Parliament Hassan Abdul Karim for calling on Prime Minister Dr Mahathir Mohamad to step down.
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KOTA KINABALU: Sabah Umno has identified three potential candidates if a by-election is called for the Kimanis parliamentary seat held by Datuk Seri Anifah Aman, who won on an Umno ticket.
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KUALA LUMPUR, Aug 18 — PKR deputy president Datuk Seri Mohamed Azmin Ali today slammed Pasir Gudang Member of Parliament Hassan Abdul Karim for calling Prime Minister Tun Dr Mahathir Mohamad to step...
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KOTA KINABALU: Umno will go all out to win back the Kimanis parliamentary seat if the Federal Court upholds an Election Court decision to declare the 2018 General Election result for the seat as null and void.
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KUALA LUMPUR, Aug 17 — Human Resources Minister M. Kulasegaran today told Dr Zakir Naik to go ahead and file his defamation lawsuit, adding that he will challenge the Islamic preacher in court.
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KUANTAN: MCA vice-president Datuk Seri Ti Lian Ker has once again asked Kuantan MP Fuziah Salleh to resign following the go­­vernment’s decision to extend Lynas’ operating licence.
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PETALING JAYA: It is time for politicians to put aside their differences and grant the people the Malaysia they voted for in the last general election, said Umno deputy president Datuk Seri Mohamad Hassan.
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KOTA KINABALU: A by-election is looming for the Kimanis parliamentary seat with the Election Court declaring as null and void its results in the 14th General Election.
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PETALING JAYA: In another jab at Pakatan Harapan’s broken promises, Datuk Seri Dr Wee Ka Siong published a list of ministers who once pledged to get rid of Lynas when they were in the opposition.
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PETALING JAYA: Gerakan has slammed the Pakatan Harapan government for renewing Lynas' operating licence.
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KUALA LUMPUR, Aug 16 — Bentong MP Wong Tack has urged Energy, Science, Technology, Environment and Climate Change Minister Yeo Bee Yin to suspend Lynas Malaysia Sdn Bhd’s operating licence until a...
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KUCHING, Aug 16 ― Malaysians should stop quarreling among themselves over what will happen to India-born preacher Dr Zakir Naik once he leaves the country to face trial, PKR federal lawmaker Willie ...
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PETALING JAYA: Extraditing Zakir Naik will be like running a red light for the Muslims, says PAS president Datuk Seri Abdul Hadi Awang.
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PETALING JAYA: Kuantan MP and vocal critic Fuziah Salleh has slammed a Cabinet decision to renew Lynas’ licence for six months, saying that Kuantan citizens will be exposed to radioactive waste for ...
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PETALING JAYA: Bentong MP Wong Tack, a vocal critic of the Lynas rare earths processing plant, has described today as “a day of shame” after Putrajaya allowed its licence to be renewed.
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KUALA LUMPUR (Bernama): The half-brother of the late Tan Sri Jamaluddin Mohd Jarjis told the High Court here that two of his brother's children were never involved in all three of the Rompin MP's companies until he died in 2015.
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KUALA LUMPUR: The High Court here was told that former minister Jamaluddin Jarjis’ children were never directly involved in running the daily operations of the companies that their late father led p...
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PAS central committee member Nik Abduh Nik Aziz (above) said no non-Muslims would attempt to expel controversial preacher Zakir Naik from this country unless they were enemies of Islam.
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PETALING JAYA: Only enemies of Islam want preacher Zakir Naik to be extradited, says a PAS leader.
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Umno secretary-general Annuar Musa (photo, above) claims that remarks from controversial preacher Zakir Naik about Chinese and Hindu Malaysians have been taken out of context.
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PETALING JAYA: The Malaysian Islamic Development Department (Jakim) is investigating a Facebook post inciting Muslims to murder “kafir” (infidels), which has triggered a wave of reactions on socia...
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KUALA LUMPUR, Aug 14 — PKR lawmaker Hassan Abdul Karim has proposed for Prime Minister Tun Dr Mahathir Mohamad to step down as he claimed the latter is not able to manage several pressing issues.
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MP SPEAKS | There have been so many inflammatory issues dominating our political landscape at this moment.
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KUALA LUMPUR, Aug 14 — Bukit Gelugor MP Ramkarpal Singh has urged Putrajaya to deport Dr Zakir Naik to Saudi Arabia, if it is worried that the Indian government may discriminate against the fugitive...
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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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MP SPEAKS | Islamic preacher Zakir Naik has compounded his abuse of Malaysian hospitality by attacking the Chinese Malaysians as “old guests” after attacking the loyalty of the Indian Malaysians.
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PETALING JAYA: Youth and Sports Minister Syed Saddiq Syed Abdul Rahman said today he agreed that Dr Zakir Naik should be deported while activist Marina Mahathir joined the chorus of voices slamming Na...
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PETALING JAYA: Tun Dr Mahathir Mohamad has become the subject of further criticism by his own Pakatan Harapan (PH) allies over several recent decisions and statements made by the prime minister.
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KUALA LUMPUR, Aug 14 — Youth and Sports Minister Syed Saddiq Syed Abdul Rahman today joined the call to deport controversial televangelist Dr Zakir Naik, following the latter’s reported inflammato...
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PAS Kuala Terengganu lawmaker Ahmad Amzad Hashim (photo, above) has objected to Human Resources Minister M Kulasegaran’s use of ministry letterhead when sending out a “personal” political statem...
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Amanah has taken the middle ground in the latest controversy surrounding Islamic preacher Zakir Naik.
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Malacca DAP has called on Prime Minister Dr Mahathir Mohamad to retract his labelling of Dong Zong as "racist", saying the attack had turned the khat issue from an education to a racial one.
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MP SPEAKS | Dear prime minister, As a government member of Parliament, this is my second open letter to you pertaining to the Chinese educationist group Dong Zong being labelled as being a racist by y...
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KUALA LUMPUR, Aug 13 — DAP said today it believes that Prime Minister Tun Dr Mahathir Mohamad has no intention of ever banning Chinese educationist group Dong Zong, amid calls for such a move from c...
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PETALING JAYA: Education Minister Maszlee Malik today said the Cabinet headed by Dr Mahathir Mohamad has always made decisions by common consensus, after a DAP MP called for a review of Pakatan Harapa...
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PETALING JAYA: A PPBM Supreme Council member today criticised a DAP MP who called for a review of the decision-making process by the Pakatan Harapan (PH) Presidential Council.
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MP SPEAKS | Prime Minister Dr Mahathir Mohammad was wrong to brand Dong Zong as “racist”, but Dong Zong was not right to claim that the khat lesson for Chinese/Tamil primary schools’ Standard F...
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LANGKAWI: Tun Dr Mahathir Mohamad described Chinese educationist group Dong Zong as “racist”, saying it frequently protests the government’s education policies – including introducing khat in schools.
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LANGKAWI: Action will be taken against those who have encroached on land belonging to the National Leprosy Control Centre in Sungai Buloh, said Prime Minister Dr Mahathir Mohamad.
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MP SPEAKS | On July 25, Sinchew Daily front-paged the news that next year’s Standard 4 syllabus will contain six pages of introduction to what the Jawi script is all about.
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Prime Minister Dr Mahathir Mohamad said the government had in the past decided to convert Bahasa Malaysia, which was originally in Jawi, to the Roman script as it had been thoughtful of the needs of t...
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KUALA LUMPUR, Aug 12 — Klang MP Charles Santiago accused Prime Minister Tun Dr Mahathir Mohamad of unilateralism today and told the Pakatan Harapan (PH) presidential council to curb the “minority ...
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MP SPEAKS | This has been happening at a troubling frequency: the Pakatan Harapan chairperson and Prime Minister Dr Mahathir Mohamad making unilateral decisions for the people.
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Pakatan Harapan lawmaker Wong Shu Qi today accused the opposition of taking her speech on the introduction of khat (Jawi calligraphy) in schools out of context in a bid to play up racial sentiments.
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PETALING JAYA: A Johore DAP politician under fire for purportedly linking Jawi with pornographic material says her explanations had been taken out of context when used in translated subtitles in a wid...
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LAHAD DATU: Tourists visiting Sabah’s east coast will find it more comfortable as Lahad Datu airport will soon be upgraded, says Tourism, Arts and Culture Minister Mohamaddin Ketapi.
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KUALA LUMPUR, August 11 — The third phase of this year’s Bantuan Sara Hidup (BSH2019) payments will start from August 28, said Finance Minister Lim Guan Eng.
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KUALA LUMPUR, Aug 11 — Police have yet to close their investigation into former prime minister Datuk Seri Najib Razak’s claim he was targeted by an unidentified sniper in Pekan, Pahang in 2017.
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MP SPEAKS | Good sense should prevail now that the dust has settled on the Jawi/khat fuss.
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PETALING JAYA: The company behind Malaysia’s third national car is privately-funded, International Trade and Industry Minister Darell Leiking said today.
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PETALING JAYA: A DAP leader says learning Jawi is easier than Mandarin as it only has 37 alphabets and hopes that more people will learn it.
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The National Union of Journalists (NUJ) today urged Utusan Melayu Bhd chairperson Abdul Aziz Sheikh Fadzir to release all of his shares in the newspaper company.
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Two-term Sibuti MP Ahmad Lai passed away at 5.30am on Aug 9 and was laid to rest at the Sungai Balubuh Islamic cemetery later that day.