Mon, 18 Feb 2019, 4:10 PM
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Former prime minister Najib Abdul Razak was greeted by shouts of “Bossku” as he arrived at a BN event in Bandar Tasik Kesuma, Semenyih last night.The March 2 by-election will determine if Pakatan ...
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PETALING JAYA: PPBM will move closer to its aim of becoming the strongest party in Pakatan Harapan (PH) after the recent admittance of seven former Umno MPs, a political analyst said today.
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PETALING JAYA: The government should handle diplomatic relations with China with care, says MCA president Datuk Seri Dr Wee Ka Siong.
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KUALA LUMPUR: Former prime minister Najib Razak has cautioned Barisan Nasional (BN) against expecting an easy fight for the Semenyih state seat although most of the voters there are Malays and the coa...
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PETALING JAYA, Feb 18 — At a time when it needs support, Parti Pribumi Bersatu Malaysia (PPBM) has instead come under fire from its allies in the Pakatan Harapan (PH) government for accepting lawmak...
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HULU LANGAT: Voters in the Semenyih state constituency warn that Pakatan Harapan’s (PH) performance in the upcoming by-election may be affected by its failure to fulfil election pledges and tackle i...
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KUALA LUMPUR, Feb 18 — PAS said it is supporting Tun Dr Mahathir Mohamad to remain as prime minister until the next general election since the latter is seemingly “alone” in Pakatan Harapan (PH)...
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KOTA KINABALU, Feb 18 — Parti Warisan Sabah could be forced to drop its multiracial agenda and shore up native support ahead of Parti Pribumi Bersatu Malaysia’s (PPBM) arrival in the state, a poli...
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TAWAU: Sabah opposition party PBS has welcomed PPBM’s decision to spread its wings to the state, but hopes the Malay party would not bring “peninsula-style politics” that could divide the people...
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Sarawak Report editor Clare Rewcastle-Brown (above) said PAS president Abdul Hadi Awang had elaborated in detail on a leaked audio recording featuring PAS central committee member Nik Abduh Nik Abdul ...
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PETALING JAYA: PAS has again denied that a recent meeting between its president Abdul Hadi Awang and Dr Mahathir Mohamad was linked to the upcoming Semenyih by-election, after the prime minister said ...
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KUALA LUMPUR, Feb 17 — PAS today confirmed it has thrown its support behind the leadership of Prime Minister Tun Dr Mahathir Mohamad until the next general election.
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PETALING JAYA: A PAS leader today denied Prime Minister Dr Mahathir Mohamad’s claim that the party signed a declaration that it would not back Umno in the Semenyih by-election next month.
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SEMENYIH POLLS | Terengganu Menteri Besar Ahmad Samsuri Mokhtar has refuted Prime Minister Dr Mahathir Mohamad's claim that PAS will not support Umno in the upcoming Semenyih by-election.
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KUALA LUMPUR, Feb 17 ― PAS has denied that it signed a letter agreeing not to support Umno in the Semenyih by-election, according to a report by Sinar Harian Online.
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PETALING JAYA: PAS did not make any promises and Prime Minister Tun Dr Mahathir Mohamad is unleashing psychological warfare, says Terengganu Mentri Besar Dr Ahmad Samsuri Mokhtar.
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KUALA LUMPUR: The Malaysia-China Chamber of Commerce (MCCC) was given a pat on the back for helping Malay, Indian and other non-Mandarin speaking entrepreneurs to explore the China market.
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KUALA LUMPUR, Feb 17 — Umno secretary-general Tan Sri Annuar Musa said the party must treat the issues surrounding the Unified Examination Certificate (UEC) as a Malaysian problem instead of looking...
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It looks like the upcoming by-election is going to be about which party is more Malay and Muslim.
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Malaysia's main religious party has come under fire after it admitted last week to lying about a voice recording that reveals it accepted millions of ringgit from former ruling party Umno to cooperate...
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KUALA LUMPUR: The Al-Muhsinin Mosque in Taman Danau Desa today hosted a Chinese New Year gathering, attended by the Chinese community living around the vicinity.
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KUALA LUMPUR, Feb 16 — The Al-Muhsinin Mosque in Taman Danau Desa here, today hosted a Chinese New Year gathering to celebrate alongside the Chinese community living around the vicinity.
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KUALA LUMPUR - Malaysia's main religious party has come under fire after it admitted on Wednesday (Feb 13) to lying about a voice recording that reveals it accepted millions of ringgit from former rul...
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KOTA KINABALU: The announcement by PPBM chairman Dr Mahathir Mohamad that the party will spread its wings to Sabah has caught many by surprise, especially Warisan leaders who until yesterday were conf...
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SEMENYIH, Feb 16 — The Semenyih by-election is a four-cornered fight featuring incumbent Pakatan Harapan (PH), Barisan Nasional (BN), Parti Sosialis Malaysia (PSM) and one independent, where two can...
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Recently, there was a news report that a local theatre production named Love in Georgetown, under the direction of Fa Abdul, was cancelled after its premiere show due to protests from religious groups...
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The Semenyih by-election campaign will kick off after the nomination process is completed this morning.
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The Semenyih by-election campaign will kick off after the nomination process is completed this morning.
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The Semenyih by-election campaign will kick off after the nomination process is completed this morning.
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PETALING JAYA: Two prominent political activists are divided over whether the recent controversies surrounding PPBM will affect the party’s prospects in the upcoming Semenyih state by-election.
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SUBANG JAYA: The retired headmaster who stole the limelight at a recent forum attended by Education Minister Maszlee Malik does not subscribe to a belief that rural Malay children are naturally weak i...
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PETALING JAYA: The nation’s top cop today played down the controversy surrounding the sponsorship of a working trip to Turkey by a gaming firm, saying “offers” were made annually to the force by...
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Increasing unhappiness among Malay voters over the ruling Pakatan Harapan's (PH) performance could play a crucial role in an upcoming by-election in the Malay-majority seat of Semenyih next month, whe...
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JOHOR BARU • The Johor government portal has changed Menteri Besar Osman Sapian's biodata, removing his academic credentials.
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At a recent forum attended by the education minister, I had a unique chance to observe the citizenry in action with regards to the issue of education.
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MP SPEAKS | This week, seven former Umno MPs joined Bersatu.
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KOTA KINABALU: Parti Bersatu Sabah (PBS) president Maximus Ongkili said the entry of the Dr Mahathir Mohamad-led PPBM to Sabah could further divide the votes of the Malay-Muslim community in the state...
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KUALA LUMPUR - Increasing unhappiness among Malay voters over the ruling Pakatan Harapan's performance could play a crucial role in an upcoming by-election in the Malay-majority seat of Semenyih next ...
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KOTA KINABALU: Any move by PPBM to spread its wings to Sabah will leave local party Warisan in a dilemma as the Malay-Muslim Bumiputera communities may be more attracted to the Malay-based PPBM, an an...
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A MALAYSIAN of Chinese and Indian descent recently looked for a place to rent and ended up being discriminated because he was deemed not Chinese enough by the landlords.
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JOHOR BARU, Feb 14 — Johor Mentri Besar Datuk Osman Sapian today admitted that he does not hold any academic qualifications from Universiti Putra Malaysia (UPM). His admission earlier today also saw...
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PARTI Pribumi Bersatu Malaysia’s (PPBM) decision to admit seven more former Umno MPs into the party has set tongues wagging.
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SEMENYIH, Feb 14 — PKR deputy president Datuk Seri Mohamed Azmin Ali has defended Parti Pribumi Bersatu Malaysia (PPBM) chairman Tun Dr Mahathir Mohamad’s decision to absorb seven ex-Umno MPs as a...
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SERDANG, Feb 14 — Actor and celebrity Lisa Surihani sounded the alarm today on the impact that digital piracy will have on the local entertainment industry, saying it would further ruin the already ...
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PETALING JAYA: A PPBM leader has moved to allay fears from allies in Pakatan Harapan over the acceptance of former Umno MPs into the Malay party, saying the ultimate objective was to strengthen the ei...
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KUALA LUMPUR, Feb 14 — Parti Amanah Negara’s Youth wing has lodged a police report against Bachok MP Nik Mohamad Abduh Nik Abdul Aziz, alleging that he has close ties with the US Central Intellige...
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ISKANDAR PUTERI, JOHOR (THE STAR/ASIA NEWS NETWORK) - Malaysia has no plans to follow the footsteps of Thailand in enacting a lese majeste law to protect its Malay rulers.
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I The legal affairs minister said the government has taken everything into consideration for the Cabinet to decide on the matter.
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YOURSAY | ‘The other Harapan parties are holding to principles, Bersatu holds to none.’ 'Frogs hopping into Bersatu': Betrayal Aktan: This is the beginning of the end of Pakatan Harapan.
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KINI ROUNDUP | Here are the key headlines you may have missed yesterday, in brief.
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SEMENYIH: Former prime minister Najib Razak took no offence at being labelled “pencuriku” (“my thief”) by PKR’s deputy president Azmin Ali.
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KUALA LUMPUR, Feb 13 — Datuk Seri Najib Razak was welcomed like a celebrity when he visited hypermarket Tesco in Semenyih tonight, in yet another signal that his newfound popularity may help Barisan...
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KUALA LUMPUR (Feb 13): Utusan Melayu (Malaysia) Bhd is appealing a Kuala Lumpur High Court's ruling in favour of media company Redberry Sdn Bhd, which is seeking the return of an RM8.5 million deposit...
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Will DAP veteran Lim Kit Siang criticise Muhyiddin Yassin for repeating his “Malay first” stance or turn a blind eye to the latter's remark now that both are allies, asked MCA today.
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AS I write this, there are rumours aplenty that several members of parliament who had defected from Umno are about to cross over again.
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Tanah Merah MP Ikmal Hisham Abdul Aziz may have abandoned his former party Umno for Bersatu, but his son Ikmal Hazlan (photo) remains unconvinced of his reasons.
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PETALING JAYA, Feb 13 — Barring any last-minute entry from Independent candidates, the Semenyih state seat by-election in Selangor is expected to be a four-way fight and the focus will once again be...
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ALOR SETAR (Feb 13): A task force has been set up under the Kedah State Land and Mines Office to safeguard the interests and status of the Malay reserve land in the State, thereby preventing it from l...
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SEMENYIH POLLS | Umno vice-president Ismail Sabri said that though Cameron Highlands and Semenyih have different voter demographics, the "spirit of Cameron Highlands" will carry over to the Semenyih b...
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PETALING JAYA: Social media users are up in arms over a viral picture of what appears to be a page in a local school magazine detailing a “kunyit” gender awareness club for “soft” boys.
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KUALA LUMPUR, Feb 13 — Online payment company PayPal Malaysia has initiated a voluntary separation scheme (VSS) for all of its local employees starting April to August 2019 in light of plans to shut...
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KOTA KINABALU: A local activist has come to the defence of Chief Minister Shafie Apdal after the Warisan president was criticised by a Sarawak minister over the interpretation of the Malaysia Agreemen...
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KUALA LUMPUR, Feb 12 — A PKR vice president has taken Tun Dr Mahathir Mohamad to task for accepting seven former Umno MPs into Parti Pribumi Bersatu Malaysia (PPBM) after the prime minister had said...
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PKR vice-president Chang Lih Kang said today he is appalled by Bersatu’s acceptance of seven former Umno MPs into its ranks.
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ALOR SETAR, Feb 12 — A task force has been set up under the Kedah State Land and Mines Office to safeguard the interests and status of the Malay reserve land in the state, thereby preventing it from...
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ALOR SETAR (Feb 12): A task force has been set up under the Kedah State Land and Mines Office to safeguard the interests and status of the Malay reserve land in the State, thereby preventing it from l...
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PUTRAJAYA: Dr Mahathir Mohamad today laughed off concerns expressed by Warisan chief Shafie Apdal over PPBM’s plan to enter Sabah, saying it was up to the PPBM leadership to decide.
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KUALA LUMPUR, Feb 12 — Datuk Seri Najib Razak today said he will be getting a certificate of his degree from UK’s University of Nottingham to replace the original document which appears to have be...
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KUALA LUMPUR: There might be a mass protest by Malaysians from all walks of life, if the government decides not to take heed of those against its plans to abolish the death penalty, says Malay-Muslim NGO Ummah secretariat head Aminuddin Yahya.
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KUALA LUMPUR, Feb 12 — Tan Sri Musa Hassan today said Malaysia should consider bringing back trial by jury for cases involving the death penalty in order to avoid abuse of power.
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There is no longer any need to introduce policies akin to the New Economic Policy (NEP) "exclusively for the Malays", but instead one that will benefit all races, Umno secretary-general Annuar Musa sa...
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KUALA LUMPUR, Feb 12 — Rich Malays must not expect and enjoy privileges which could otherwise be channelled to more deserving Malaysians in the country, Umno secretary-general Tan Sri Annuar Musa sa...
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Malaysian writer Hanna Alkaf's debut work of fiction may be a young adult novel, but light-hearted it is not.
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Lawyer Haniff Khatri Abdulla has criticised what he claimed were missteps by the Attorney-General's Chambers' prosecution team that led to the postponement of former prime minister Najib Abdul Razak's...
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SINGAPORE - Malaysian writer Hanna Alkaf's debut work of fiction may be a young adult novel, but light-hearted it is not.
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FEBRUARY 11 — The constituency of Semenyih is atypical of Malaysia in the 1950s.
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It is said a racial and religious dimension will always exist in our society.
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GEORGE TOWN: The 11-year-old Rohingya girl who was nearly married off to a man 10 years her senior last week has stopped coming to school, with sources in the community saying her family has left town...
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PETALING JAYA: Shares in Utusan Melayu (Malaysia) Bhd rose sharply in today’s trade, surging from 11 to 26 sen, or 126%, with 928,000 shares traded as at noon today.
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KUALA LUMPUR: A minister’s aide, a former Perkasa member, a dentist and a former journalist are among the names being bandied about by the PPBM leadership to represent Pakatan Harapan (PH) in the up...
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COMMENT | It may be useful for us to be reminded of how we spiralled downwards from being an Asian tiger to become a nation on the verge of economic disaster, one beset by racial and religious tension...
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KUALA LUMPUR, Feb 11 — Umno secretary-general Tan Sri Annuar Musa asserted that his party is embarking on serious reforms following its 14th general election defeat.
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YOURSAY | Shafie must stand his ground and not allow promises to be broken.
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KOTA KINABALU: Warisan chief Shafie Apdal said he had met PPBM chairman Dr Mahathir Mohamad to express his concern over reports that the peninsular party would open its chapter in Sabah.
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KUALA LUMPUR (Feb 10): Local Government and Housing Minister Zuraida Kamaruddin has clarified today that she never got her academic qualifications from the National University of Singapore (NUS) or Ha...
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FEBRUARY 10 — It was as if Hael Husaini has managed to crack the secret to winning this year’s 33rd Anugerah Juara Lagu (AJL) music awards, straight after doing it with his debut single last year.
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After admitting defeat, the vanquished M Manogaran accused the Barisan Nasional campaign machinery of playing up racial sentiments to win the recent Cameron Highlands by-election.
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SEMENYIH: Parti Pribumi Bersatu Malaysia (Bersatu) president Tan Sri Muhyiddin Yassin today said the Semenyih state by-election will be a struggle for Pakatan Harapan (PH) and hard work is necessary t...
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Parti Pribumi Bersatu Malaysia (Bersatu) president Tan Sri Muhyiddin Yassin said they are ready to explain to the people in Semenyih on several other issues such as the rights of Malay and Islam as we...
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LETTER | I refer to a news article by a Malay daily on Feb 9, 2019, titled “Saya Nak Kahwin”. This is one of the most disgusting articles that I have come across.
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SEMENYIH: The home ministry will meet Prime Minister Dr Mahathir Mohamad to decide on the replacements for the inspector-general of police (IGP) and his deputy, who are retiring soon.
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SEMENYIH, Feb 9 — Parti Pribumi Bersatu Malaysia will make Malay suspicion of Pakatan Harapan a core campaign issue in the Semenyih by-election in the face of the race politics expected from rivals,...
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PETALING JAYA: Former Umno MP Datuk Abd Aziz Sheikh Fadzir has emerged as the new controlling shareholder of Utusan Melayu (Malaysia) Bhd, ending the decades-long direct control of the Malay newspaper group by Umno.
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PETALING JAYA (THE STAR/ASIA NEWS NETWORK) - Malaysia's former ruling Umno party has lost direct control of Utusan Melayu (Malaysia) Bhd after 31.6 per cent stake of the company's shares changed hands...
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KUALA LUMPUR, Feb 8 — A cendol seller in Melaka has cheekily “thanked” those who tried to complain about being billed RM114 for three cendol served with Musang King durians, claiming it has inad...
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KUALA LUMPUR, Feb 8 — The publisher of Malay daily Utusan Malaysia is no longer directly controlled by Umno today, after 31.6 per cent stake of the company was bought over by former Kulim-Bandar Bah...
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Umno has relinquished direct control of Utusan Malaysia after selling a large stake in the media company to an Umno MP.
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GEORGE TOWN: Prime Minister Dr Mahathir Mohamad today said there would be disaster if the wealth gap between the rich and the poor is not addressed in the long run.
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KUALA LUMPUR, Feb 8 — The Malaysian Anti-Corruption Commission (MACC) earlier today called in former PAS deputy president Datuk Nasharudin Mat Isa for questioning as part of the investigation into c...