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KUALA LUMPUR: Chocolate demand in Asia is booming, and this Malaysian company sits at the epicentre.
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PETALING JAYA: The current newsflow on 5G is not expected to affect telecommunication companies’ near-term share price performance, says Affin Hwang Capital research.
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KUALA LUMPUR: The worst is over for the Malaysian capital market, which has been spooked by the country’s potential disqualification from an important global bond index, according to CIMB Group Holdings Bhd group chief executive officer Tengku Datuk Seri Zafrul Aziz.
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KUALA LUMPUR • A Malaysian woman has reportedly been cleared of murdering her Indonesian maid, who was allegedly tortured and forced to sleep outside with a dog, with activists yesterday criticising...
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At the Sepang International Circuit this morning, the Toyo Proxes TR1 was officially launched for the Malaysian market.
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KUALA LUMPUR: Minister in the Prime Minister’s Department Datuk Seri Dr Mujahid Yusof Rawa (pix) has strongly condemned the deadly attacks in Sri Lanka during the Easter celebration yesterday.
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The Nokia 9 PureView is the first smartphone to come with a Penta-camera setup and it also features an in-display fingerprint sensor.
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LETTER | After completing the sixth form at a public school in Petaling Jaya, I took up articleship and qualified as a certified public accountant (CPA) at one of the large international accounting fi...
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PUTRAJAYA, April 22 — The public hearing of the Royal Commission of Inquiry (RCI) on the discovery of temporary settlements and mass graves in Wang Kelian, Perlis, has been extended for another thre...
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PETALING JAYA: The Star Golden Hearts Award (SGHA) 2019 is back for the fifth year running, to honour unsung Malaysian heroes who have dedicated their lives to help the underprivileged.
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In its fifth year running, Star Golden Hearts Award (SGHA) 2019 is back to honour the unsung Malaysian heroes who have dedicated their lives to help the underprivileged.
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KUALA LUMPUR - The Malaysian government is looking to buy out all landowners in Kampung Baru to redevelop the historic Malay enclave in downtown Kuala Lumpur, which is on prime land close to the Petro...
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KUALA LUMPUR, April 22 — Minister in the Prime Minister’s Department Datuk Seri Dr Mujahid Yusof Rawa has strongly condemned the deadly attacks in Sri Lanka during the Easter celebration yesterday...
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Malaysian politicians, like their counterparts across the globe, took to social media to condemn the bombings at several churches and hotels in Sri Lanka, which have claimed close to 300 lives.
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KUALA LUMPUR (AFP) - A Malaysian woman has reportedly been cleared of murdering her Indonesian maid, who was allegedly tortured and forced to sleep outside with a dog, with activists on Monday (April ...
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KUALA LUMPUR, April 22 — A Malaysian woman has reportedly been cleared of murdering her Indonesian maid, who was allegedly tortured and forced to sleep outside with a dog, with activists today criti...
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By Sharil Tarmize sharil@mystar.com.my Siew urges investors to properly understand the structures of fractional ownership before investing.
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LETTER | From shopping malls to LRT stations, you are repeatedly reminded to be beware of thieves and to exercise care over your wallets and personal belongings.
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KUALA LUMPUR (April 22): Malaysian palm oil futures shed previous session's rally to edge lower on Monday as traders locked in gains and sold on technical data reflecting a bearish outlook.
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KUALA LUMPUR, April 22 — Bank Negara Malaysia’s (BNM) international reserves increased to US$103.5 billion as at April 15, 2019 from US$103 billion as of March 29, 2019.
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KUALA LUMPUR: CIMB Bank Bhd says it will be more aggressive in investing in information and technology (IT) and bank operations in the 2019 financial year (FY19), allocating an additional RM400 million on top of its business-as-usual (BAU) allocation valued at RM500 million.
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The revival of the controversial East Coast Rail Link (ECRL) project should be viewed within the larger context of long-term bilateral relations while ensuring that such projects yield maximum benefit...
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KUALA LUMPUR, April 22 — CIMB Bank Bhd says it will be more aggressive in investing in information and technology (IT) and bank operations in the 2019 financial year (FY19), allocating an addition...
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KUALA LUMPUR: Malakoff Corporation Bhd says a fire that occurred on April 22, 2019 at about 6 am at the Tanjung Bin Energy Power Plant (TBE) in Pontian, Johor was an isolated incident which involves only the belt conveyor that carries coal to the power plant and does not affect the 1,000MW power plant itself.
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KUALA LUMPUR: Chocolate demand in Asia is booming, and this Malaysian company sits at the epicenter.
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PUTRAJAYA: The public hearing of the Royal Commission of Inquiry (RCI) on human trafficking and mass graves in Wang Kelian continues in its third day today.
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PKR vice-president Rafizi Ramli has reflected on the state of Malaysian politics following the outcome of the Ukranian presidential elections.
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KUALA LUMPUR, April 22 — DAP secretary-general Lim Guan Eng denounced today the Easter Sunday bombings in Sri Lanka that killed nearly 300 people.
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We are all familiar with fads.
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I refer to the letter, “Time to get more people into the share market”, published in FMT.
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ALIRAN condemns the recent assault on freedom of speech by social and cyber bullies, aided and abetted by officials who clearly need to critically examine their priorities and review their standard op...
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PUTRAJAYA, April 22 — The public hearing of the Royal Commission of Inquiry (RCI) on human trafficking and mass graves in Wang Kelian continues for third day today.
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KUALA LUMPUR (April 22): Foreign selling of local equity on Bursa Malaysia rose to RM433.4 million last week from RM289.3 million the prior week, according to MIDF Amanah Investment Bank Bhd Research.
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KUALA LUMPUR (April 22): A storm is brewing for Malaysian bonds, as the threat of an US$8 billion outflow and a falling ringgit erode sentiment, even in the face of a likely interest-rate cut.
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KUALA LUMPUR (April 22): Chocolate demand in Asia is booming, and this Malaysian company sits at the epicenter.
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KUALA LUMPUR: Foreign funds shifted their selling mode into a higher gear last week, selling RM433.4mil net of local equities, according to MIDF Research.
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KUALA LUMPUR, April 22 — Tun Dr Mahathir Mohamad hopes to see the country’s economic performance return to that of the roaring 90s, or the zenith of his previous stint as prime minister.
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KUALA LUMPUR (April 22): Ekovest jumps the most since 1998 to lead rally in Malaysian construction stocks after govt revives property and transport hub worth RM140 billion ($34 billion).
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KUALA LUMPUR: Not even a month into the second quarter of the year (2Q19), Bursa Malaysia has been tagged as the “worst performing major stock market of the year”.
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KUALA LUMPUR, April 22 — Bursa Malaysia opened higher today on the back of positive investor sentiment following the revival of infrastructure projects by the government namely the East Coast Rail...
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KUALA LUMPUR, April 22 — International Trade and Industry Minister Datuk Darell Leiking is hoping the Belt and Road Forum for International Cooperation (BRFIC) in China this month will bear developm...
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KUALA LUMPUR, April 22 — US president Donald Trump appeared to agree with International Trade and Industry Minister Datuk Darell Leiking on the need to be mindful of how its trade relations with Chi...
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KUALA LUMPUR (April 22): AllianceDBS Research has downgraded Axiata Group Bhd to “Hold” at RM4.04 with a lower target price of RM4.30 (from RM4.70) and said Axiata’s share price has recovered by...
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KUALA LUMPUR: The current newsflow on 5G is not expected to affect the telcos' near-term share price performance, says Affin Hwang research.
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KUALA LUMPUR: Firmer China economic data and a possible US-China trade deal should help shore up the ringgit over the longer term though the local unit could face some headwinds over the shorter term.
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KUALA LUMPUR: A storm is brewing for Malaysian bonds as the threat of an US$8bil (RM33bil) outflow and a falling ringgit erode sentiment, even in the face of a likely interest-rate cut.
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PETALING JAYA: A US$33bil Malaysian sovereign wealth fund has shut down its London office to focus on investments in Asia in the wake of an investment scandal that implicated the country’s former prime minister, says UK-based The Sunday Times.
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PETALING JAYA: Unionists and Malaysian employers have challenged online jobs site’s relatively rosy picture of wages and employment in the country.
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SINGAPORE: Seletar Airport may not be as busy as Changi Airport.
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YOURSAY | 'After all these months, there is too much bark and no bite.' Bloomberg interview - analysis was biased, facts were wrong Proles: Well said.
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Malaysian airline Firefly made its inaugural landing at Seletar Airport at 10.50am yesterday, nearly five months after its services to Singapore were suspended.
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SYED Ahmad Fuqaha wants to turn Malaysians into better, and safer, drivers.
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For the past few days, Kompleks Perbadanan Putrajaya has become the epicentre of the local telecommunication industry by being the host of the 5G Malaysia Showcase.
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KUALA LUMPUR, April 21 — The government will ensure that the renegotiated East Coast Rail Line (ECRL) will be developed with 40 per cent local participation, said Transport Minister Anthony Loke.
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PETALING JAYA: A Sri Lankan, who is related to a Malaysian, says Sri Lankans are sad but not fearful after the Easter terror attacks in Colombo killed over 200 people.
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KOTA BELUD, April 21 — The right to freedom of religion of every Malaysian is guaranteed under the Federal Constitution, said Sabah Rural Development Minister Datuk Ewon Benedick.
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LETTER | I refer to the letter, “Stock market fastest way to stimulate economy”, as published in Malaysiakini today.
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TANJUNG MALIM (Bernama): PAS president Datuk Seri Abdul Hadi Awang asked PKR president Datuk Seri Anwar Ibrahim Sunday (April 21) to reveal the identities of PAS leaders alleged to have received "cuts" from the RM90mil donated by Umno.
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Malaysian budget carrier Firefly has resumed flights to the Seletar airport here after a five-month break due to an airspace dispute between Malaysia and Singapore.At a joint press conference with his...
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PETALING JAYA: As at 1.30pm Malaysian time, the Foreign Affairs Ministry says no Malaysians have been reported to be among the fatalities of the bomb blasts that have rocked Sri Lanka.
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KUALA LUMPUR (April 21): A storm is brewing for Malaysian bonds, as the threat of an US$8 billion outflow and a falling ringgit erode sentiment, even in the face of a likely interest-rate cut.
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SINGAPORE: Malaysian budget carrier Firefly has resumed flights to the Seletar airport here after a five-month break due to an airspace dispute between Malaysia and Singapore.
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It says a lot about Ernie Els that even when ranked 320th in the world, he was a conspicuous absentee at the US Masters tournament last weekend.
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KUALA LUMPUR, April 21 — The federal government is relocating the Registrar of the High Court in Sabah and Sarawak from Kuching to Kota Kinabalu effective May 1, according to a circular leaked onlin...
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KOTA BARU • The Crown Prince of Kelantan, Tengku Muhammad Faiz Petra, has married Swedish national Sofie Louise Johansson, 33.
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KUALA LUMPUR, April 20 — The Malaysian rubber market is likely to trade quietly yet steady next week, influenced by local demand and movements of regional rubber futures market, amid worries over de...
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KUALA LUMPUR, April 20 — Defence Minister Mohamad Sabu has said that the Malaysian government will only heed requests from United Nations (UN) for peacekeepers and security forces, and will not aide...
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JEMPOL, April 20 — Saudi Arabia and Ethiopia are seen as new potential markets for Malaysian palm oil exports, said Primary Industries Minister, Teresa Kok.
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Prior to his visit to China from April 25 until 28 for the Second Belt and Road Forum for International Cooperation, Malaysian Prime Minister Tun Dr Mahathir Mohamad told Chinese media and public that...
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Nanyang Siang Pau’s office building may be up for sale by Media Chinese International Ltd (MCIL). The Edge cites sources who say that the plan being mulled over, to sell the building along with the...
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PETALING JAYA: Cinemas in Selangor announced plans to dip into their strategic Coca-Cola reserves next week as the biggest water cut in Klang Valley history will conveniently occur on the April 24th ...
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KUALA LUMPUR, April 20 — A group of academics have urged their four fellows to show up at a forum on the Rome Statute, after the latter’s presentation to the Malay Rulers eventually led to Putraja...
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DO you know how much you need to sustain your lifestyle every month? Are you living within your budget or stretching to make ends meet?
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AMID the current property backdrop, a common phrase among optimists is that the lacklustre market offers “pockets of opportunities”.
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PETALING JAYA: The Malaysian severely injured in the Hualien county earthquake in Taiwan has regained consciousness but remains in critical condition.
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KUALA LUMPUR: The search for the next Asia Young Designer has begun with the launch of the 12th instalment of the Asia Young Designer Awards (AYDA) on April 9.
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APRIL 20 — This week is probably the first time in a very long while that nothing major from the Hollywood studios opened in local cinemas, probably in anticipation of the behemoth that is Avengers...
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ALIRAN condemns the recent assault on freedom of speech by cyber bullies, abetted by officials who need to examine their priorities and review their standard operating procedures (SOPs). Aliran is sh...
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GEORGE TOWN: A women’s rights group today decried the public prosecutor’s decision to drop a murder case against an employer who allegedly abused her Indonesian maid.
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KUALA LUMPUR: In a Cabinet meeting on Wednesday, the government decided to revive the Bandar Malaysia Project after it was abruptly terminated in May 2017.
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The much-anticipated Second Belt and Road Forum for International Cooperation promises to be bigger and better, a top official from China said on Friday.The event to be held from April 25 until 27 wil...
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KUALA LUMPUR: The stateless problem was the number one complaint to the Human Rights Commission of Malaysia (Suhakam) last year, with a total of 413 complaints received.
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KUALA LUMPUR (April 19): Lynas Malaysia Sdn Bhd (Lynas) has denied the assertation made by Semambu assemblyman Lee Chean Chung claiming that the rare earth plant had broken a law by storing huge amo...
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LETTER | Aliran condemns the recent assault on freedom of speech by social and cyberbullies, aided and abetted by officials who clearly need to critically examine their priorities and review their sta...
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LETTER | We refer to the Malaysiakini report Cops summon LGBT activist for questioning over UN speech.
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APRIL 19 — Dear YB, It’s been nearly a year since the Pakatan historic win.
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APRIL 19 — Aliran condemns the recent assault on freedom of speech by social and cyber bullies, aided and abetted by officials who clearly need to critically examine their priorities and review thei...
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APRIL 19 — In March 2019, Malaysian human rights defender Numan Afifi made an intervention at the UPR (Universal Periodic Review) Adoption Reports at the Human Rights Council, Geneva.
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International Trade and Industry Deputy Minister Ong Kian Ming has joined his colleague Tony Pua in slamming an interview carried by Bloomberg on April 11, which features a Singapore-based banker spea...
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PETALING JAYA: The Malaysian who was severely injured in the Hualien county earthquake in Taiwan has regained consciousness but remains in critical condition.
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KUALA LUMPUR (April 19): Recent rout in Malaysian stocks now offers sufficient buffer for “nibbling,” according to Hong Leong Investment Bank Bhd in a report.
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KUALA LUMPUR: Prime Minister Tun Dr Mahathir Mohamad (pix) has been hailed for having been listed in Time Magazine’s 100 most influential people this year, an accolade coming in the wake of the hist...
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KUALA LUMPUR (April 19): Malaysian palm oil futures rose during the first half of trade on Friday, in line for a third day of gains in four, tracking strength in U.S. soyoil on the Chicago Board of Tr...
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KUALA LUMPUR: Shares of Evokest and Iskandar Waterfront City (IWC) rallied on Friday on news reports that the stalled Bandar Malaysia project could be revived very soon.
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PRIDE of vehicle ownership stems from various sources; the long-standing reputation of a brand in making reliable and comfortable vehicles, a marque that subscribes to exclusive tastes or outrageous p...
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To complement its range of SUV models – the Q2, Q5, Q7, and Q8 – all of which were launched simultaneously at the start of the year, Audi Malaysia has made available two new models: the A3 sedan a...
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KUALA LUMPUR (April 19): The resumption of the East Coast Rail Link (ECRL) project will boost Chinese investors’ confidence and trust in the Malaysian market.
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LETTER | As a Malaysian doctor who has done more than his fair share of contributing to the people of Sabah and Sarawak, I am disappointed with the politicians of East Malaysian states trying to amend...
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The recent controversy over the Rome Statute shows the pattern of thought by our public university academics.
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TEACHERS are the largest workforce in the government sector, making up 600,000 of the 1.6 million-strong Malaysian civil service.