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Topic: May 15

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PETALING JAYA: The Nigerian suspect implicated in the murder of nursing sister Siti Kharina Mohd Kamarudin will be charged on Monday (May 27).
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PUTRAJAYA: The Fire and Rescue Department will receive a total of 15,000 new fireproof suits after the Hari Raya celebrations, says Housing and Local Government Minister Zuraida Kamaruddin.
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Protesters chanting "black trans lives matter" and "we will not be erased" on Friday demanded an end to the killings of black transgender women in the United States and decried the Trump administratio...
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CYBERJAYA (May 24): Members of the public have been advised to make the necessary preparations to enjoy digital television broadcasts as Malaysia is expected to switch off its analogue TV service by t...
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KUALA LUMPUR (May 24): Bank Negara Malaysia’s (BNM) international reserves further slipped by RM600 million or 0.6% to US$102.8 billion as at May 15, from US$103.4 billion at the end of April.
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KUALA LUMPUR, May 24 — Bank Negara Malaysia’s (BNM) international reserves stood at US$102.8 billion as at May 15, 2019.
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Bank Negara Malaysia’s (BNM) international reserves stood at US$102.8 billion (RM430.6 billion) as at May 15.
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SEPANG: Police have concluded their investigations into the murder of Serdang Hospital nursing sister Siti Kharina Mohd Kamarudin, and have referred to prosecutors to initiate charges against one of t...
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SEPANG: Police have concluded their investigations into the murder of Serdang Hospital nursing sister Siti Kharina Mohd Kamarudin, and have referred the case to prosecutors to initiate charges against...
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PETALING JAYA: A new immigration and border control system for the country is set to be rolled out, aimed at replacing the now-defunct RM3.5bil Sistem Kawalan Imigresen Nasional (SKIN) project approved by the previous Barisan Nasional administration.
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SEPANG, May 23 —  Police have concluded its investigations into the murder of Serdang Hospital nursing sister Siti Kharina Mohd Kamarudin, and have referred to prosecutors to initiate charges again...
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SEPANG, May 23 — The Magistrate’s Court here today extended the remand on a Nigerian man for seven days until May 30 to facilitate investigations into the murder of Serdang Hospital nursing sister...
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KUALA LUMPUR (May 23): Malaysian palm oil futures fell more than 1% during the first half of trade on Thursday, hitting their lowest levels in a week, tracking weakness in related edible oils.
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KUALA LUMPUR: The remand order for the Nigerian woman and Pakistani man believed to be involved in the murder of Serdang Hospital’s head nurse, Siti Kharina Kamarudin, has been extended for a week u...
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Prabowo Subianto, who lost in Indonesia’s 2019 presidential election, called on his supporters not to be involved in riots while holding protest rallies against the outcome of the election.
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KUALA LUMPUR, May 23 — The remand order for the Nigerian woman and Pakistani man believed to be involved in the murder of Serdang Hospital’s head nurse, Siti Kharina Kamarudin, has been extended f...
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PETALING JAYA; The remand orders for two suspects implicated in the murder of nursing sister Siti Kharina Mohd Kamarudin have been extended.
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Philippines President Rodrigo Duterte has ordered his government to hire a private shipping company to send 69 containers of garbage back to Canada and leave them within its territorial waters if it r...
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KUALA LUMPUR (May 21): Rakuten Trade Sdn Bhd has recommended a "buy" call on Malaysia Building Society Bhd (MBSB), with a target price (TP) of RM1.31. In a note today, vice-president of research Vince...
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KUALA LUMPUR (May 21): Practice Note (PN17) company Seacera Group Bhd said it has been a served a letter of demand for payment of RM19.28 million by AmBank Islamic Bhd.
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KUALA LUMPUR: Seacera Group Bhd's unit has received a letter of demand from AmBank Islamic Bhd seeking payment of RM19.2mil.
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The US Department of Homeland Security has warned US firms of the risks to company data from Chinese-made drones, according to a notice reviewed by Reuters on May 20.
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Effective communication is key — be it to deliver good or bad news.  Media Chinese International Ltd (MCIL) issued a profit warning recently that it may record a net loss for the financial year end...
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PETALING JAYA: Just as his book titled Corruption and Crime in Malaysia, Perception or Reality has been nominated in this year’s Popular-The Star Readers’ Choice Awards (RCA), author Datuk Seri Akhbar Satar has already wrapped up its second edition.
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Fifteen minutes worth of Super Mario Maker 2 preview dropped in May 15's Nintendo Direct, providing detail on a castle repair storyline, four-player online challenges and plenty of new level-building features.
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Promising up to 75% off store titles, plus an additional US$10 (RM41.82) discount, the Epic Games Store has launched its first sale, getting the jump on PC rival Steam by a full month.
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MOSCOW, May 20 — Total and ENI have stopped payments to the Russian firms who sold them contaminated oil and said they will only pay when compensation is agreed, trading sources said, upping the sta...
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PETALING JAYA: Ampang MP Zuraida Kamaruddin has come under fire after local authorities were given the green light to build a proposed anaerobic digestion plant in a densely populated residential area in Mukim Ampang.
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PETALING JAYA: The former telco CEO and local musician who was arrested for allegedly trespassing into his ex-wife's house has been granted bail.
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KUALA LUMPUR (May 19): A post mortem on the development and actual situation at the Jalan Raja Ramadan Bazaar will be made after the fasting month, said Federal Territories Minister Khalid Abdul Samad...
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KUALA LUMPUR, May 19 — A post mortem on the development and actual situation at the Jalan Raja Ramadan Bazaar will be made after the fasting month, said Federal Territories Minister Khalid Abdul Sam...
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PETALING JAYA: Labis MP Pang Hok Liong says he is considering suing the admin of the “Ops Johor” Facebook page for calling him a dog when he was only discharging his duties.
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The project to process organic waste from the Kuala Lumpur Wholesale Market helped Kuala Lumpur City Hall (DBKL) save RM15,000 in management costs since it was launched on April 1.
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KUALA LUMPUR (Bernama): The police have detained eight men and two women who allegedly threatened an enforcement officer with the Selayang Municipal Council (MPS) recently.
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MIRI: An elderly fisherman was found alive near the shores of Kuala Sibuti in northern Sarawak after being lost at sea for six days and having drifted 150km away.
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Malay-Muslim NGO Isma has defended its statement that the position of Islam in Malaysia is threatened under the Pakatan Harapan administration, this despite the government giving the NGO the opportuni...
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NEW YORK: U.S. retailer stocks have moved from buoyant to bruised this year and the intensification of the U.S.-China trade war makes them especially vulnerable because consumer products would be targeted in the next round of threatened tariff increases.
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The stamp featuring a church has been issued since 2016, two years before Pakatan Harapan came into power, according to Pos Malaysia in response to Isma president Aminuddin Yahaya's criticism.
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KUALA LUMPUR (Bernama): The trial of former prime minister Datuk Seri Najib Razak, who is facing seven charges involving SRC International Sdn Bhd’s funds totalling RM42mil entered its 18th day on May 15.
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The Austrian government on May 16 warned Internet users to shun an online cow-kissing challenge, calling it a “dangerous nuisance”.
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KUALA LUMPUR: Should Datuk Seri Anwar Ibrahim succeed Tun Dr Mahathir Mohamad as premier, the PKR president must be a prime minister who takes care of the welfare of all Malaysians, regardless of race, says Gerakan president Datuk Dr Dominic Lau Hoe Chai.
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SEPANG: A 36-year-old Nigerian man has been remanded for seven days in connection with the murder of Serdang Hospital's nursing sister Siti Kharina Mohd Kamarudin.
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KUALA LUMPUR: Yang di-Pertuan Agong Al-Sultan Abdullah Ri'ayatuddin Al-Mustafa Billah Shah Ibni Sultan Haji Ahmad Shah Al-Mustain Billah was presented with the inaugural President's Award by International Hockey Federation (FIH) president Dr Narinder Dhruv Batra during a ceremony held at Istana Negara on Wednesday (May 15).
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Facebook photos and food delivery data could replace expensive surveys and wills in helping billions of people worldwide prove they own their home, researchers said on May 15.
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IPOH: A man has been arrested after his wife lodged a police report saying he abused her and their two children.
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A remodelled house, special challenge data, and a Keanu Reeves doppelganger costume indicate that action movie John Wick: Chapter 3 – Parabellum will be accompanied by a Fortnite crossover.
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KUALA LUMPUR - Malaysian authorities are investigating the case of a 16-year-old girl who is believed to have killed herself after putting up a poll on Instagram on whether she should die.
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KOTA TINGGI: The Malaysian Maritime Enforcement Agency (MMEA) has arrested 33 Indonesians for attempting to enter the country illegally.
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The Russian founder of popular messaging app Telegram has warned that WhatsApp, the world’s top messaging app, will continue to be open to surveillance after the Facebook-owned platform had to tell users that their phones could be infected with spyware.
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A new Pokémon game just surprised launched for mobile devices in Australia, and it’s coming to the rest of the world soon, The Pokémon Company International announced on May 15.
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PUTRAJAYA: Malaysia has received the confirmation from the United Nations (UN) on Malaysia’s withdrawal from the instrument of accession to the Rome Statute of the International Criminal Court.
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PUTRAJAYA, May 16 — Malaysia has received the confirmation from the United Nations (UN) on Malaysia’s withdrawal from the instrument of accession to the Rome Statute of the International Criminal ...
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SHAH ALAM: Police are looking for the parents of a girl who was found wandering alone along a busy road at Puncak Alam recently.
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KOTA KINABALU: Celebrity chef Datuk Fazley Yaakob was the beau of the ball at the Promenade Café here, as fans and inquisitive patrons took turns to take photos with the award-winning restaurateur and entertainer.
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PUTRAJAYA: The United Nations secretary-general has confirmed Malaysia’s withdrawal as a signatory of the Rome Statute of the International Criminal Court (ICC).
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SAN FRANCISCO: A handful of new features have rolled out for Uber Black and Uber Black SUV in the US, allowing riders to not only customise the in-vehicle experience but also the human experience; wit...
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A team at the University of Washington has invented a smartphone app that, when used with a paper funnel, is able to detect ear infections in children, helping parents decide whether a trip to the doctor is warranted.
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Beijing has broadened its block of online encyclopaedia Wikipedia to include all language editions, an Internet censorship research group reported just weeks ahead of China’s most politically explosive anniversary.
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SHAH ALAM: The body of missing Serdang Hospital nurse Siti Kharina Mohd Kamarudin, 40, has been found inside an apartment in Cyberjaya.
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ALOR SETAR: The Kedah government has approved special financial assistance of RM1,000 each to its civil servants for this year’s Hari Raya Aidilfitri.
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KUALA LUMPUR (May 16): Bank Negara Malaysia (BNM) said today the ringgit had appreciated 1.4% against the US dollar in the first quarter of 2019 (1Q19), driven mainly by non-resident portfolio inflows...
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KUALA LUMPUR, May 16 — The ringgit rose 1.4 per cent against the US dollar in the first quarter of 2019 (1Q19), driven mainly by non-resident portfolio inflows at RM13.5 billion, said Bank Negara Ma...
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The ringgit rose 1.4 percent against the US dollar in the first quarter of 2019 (1Q19), driven mainly by non-resident portfolio inflows at RM13.5 billion, said Bank Negara Malaysia (BNM). However, the...
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KOTA KINABALU: A woman, who was filmed in a viral video that alleged she was having an affair, has lodged a police report against her husband for character assassination by spreading the recording.
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Nearly 50 Palestinians were injured during demonstrations at the Gaza border to mark 71 years since the Al-Nakba on Wednesday.
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KUANTAN (Bernama): A female lecturer lost RM132,000 in one day after she was cheated by a scam that told her she was involved in drug-related activities.
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Resembling the helmet of a Star Wars stormtrooper, a driverless electric truck began daily freight deliveries on a public road in Sweden on May 15, in what developer Einride and logistics customer DB Schenker described as a world first.
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Facebook, Google, Twitter and other tech companies have joined a dozen countries in a global pledge to step up efforts to keep Internet platforms from being used to spread hate, organise extremist groups and broadcast attacks.
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The White House has launched an online form asking people to share their experiences if they think “political bias“ has led to their posts being removed from social media sites like Facebook and Twitter.
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From top Ramadan bazaars to the best look for Hari Raya and songs to mark the upcoming festive season, Google is sharing Malaysians' top Ramadan searches.
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KUALA LUMPUR: Putrajaya may amend laws governing Internet usage so as to tackle cyberbullying, said Communications and Multimedia Minister Gobind Singh Deo on Wednesday (May 15).
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PETALING JAYA: A man’s quick actions saved a six-year-old girl’s life after he stopped her from crossing a road and almost getting hit by an oncoming lorry.
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PETALING JAYA: Malaysia is no longer listed as a signatory in the Rome Statute of the International Criminal Court (ICC).
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SIBU: A shipyard worker from Indonesia is feared to have drowned after he slipped and fell into the Rajang River along Jalan Ulu Lanang on Wednesday (May 15)
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(May 16): Affin Hwang Investment Bank Bhd analyst Nadia Aquidah upgraded the recommendation on Kuala Lumpur Kepong Bhd (KLK) to hold from sell.
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KOTA KINABALU: An aerospace training centre at the Kota Kinabalu Industrial Park (KKIP) is expected to start operations by May next year.
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SINGAPORE (ANN): Food delivery companies Foodpanda and Deliveroo are being investigated by the Ministry of Manpower (MOM) after two Malaysians were caught working illegally as food delivery riders.
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A handful of new features have rolled out for Uber Black and Uber Black SUV in the United States, allowing riders to customise the human experience; within the app.
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Facebook announced May 15 that it is tightening access to livestreaming to prevent the rampant sharing of graphic video as took place with the Christchurch massacre.
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PUTRAJAYA (May 15): The duration of the Festive Season Price Control Scheme (FSPCS) for Aidilfitri this year has been extended to 30 days compared with 15 days before and includes the addition of 27 t...
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JOHOR BAHRU (May 15): The Johor State Government has agreed to give Hari Raya Aidilfitri bonus of half-month salary or a minimum of RM1,000 to all State civil servants, said State Secretary Datuk Azmi...
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KUALA LUMPUR (May 15): The Member of Parliament for Titiwangsa, Datuk Seri Rina Mohd Harun hopes that the name Kampung Baru will be retained although the Government intends to redevelop the area as a ...
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KUALA LUMPUR (May 15): Based on corporate announcements and news flow today, stocks in focus for Thursday (May 16) may include the following: Malaysia Building Society Bhd, Cahya Mata Sarawak Bhd, Sap...
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KUALA LUMPUR, May 15 — The decision to appoint PricewaterhouseCoopers to audit the accounts of Yayasan Pembangunan Ekonomi Islam Malaysia (Yapeim) was made to ensure the process was independent, sai...
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KUALA LUMPUR, May 15 — Three alumni of the Mara Junior Science College (MRSM) have been selected to pursue studies at the prestigious United States Military Academy (West Point).
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SONGKHLA, May 15 — A Thailand Post worker had tried to dupe the authorities by using the agency’s van to smuggle 13 Myanmar illegals into Malaysia.
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HOMEGROWN e-wallet Boost and KFC on May 15 announced that Malaysians will now be able to pay with their Boost e-wallets at KFC restaurants nationwide making it more convenient, particularly during thi...
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MAXIS on May 15 officially unveiled its brand new concept store, transforming its current outlet at The Gardens Mid Valley into a destination for increasingly digital savvy customers.
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KUALA LUMPUR (May 15): The decision to appoint PricewaterhouseCoopers to audit the accounts of Yayasan Pembangunan Ekonomi Islam Malaysia (YaPEIM) was made to ensure the process is independent, said M...
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KUALA LUMPUR (May 15): The Malaysia-Singapore Maritime Boundary Delimitation Committee among others has agreed to establish a sub-committee to address the legal and technical aspects of delimitation b...
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SINGAPORE, May 15 — Homegrown startup Honestbee’s termination of its food delivery service here will have minimal impact on its restaurant partners, some eateries have told TODAY.
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WASHINGTON, May 15 — US Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin said today he will likely travel to Beijing soon to continue negotiations with Chinese counterparts as the world’s two biggest economies t...
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KUALA LUMPUR, May 15 — The Malaysia-Singapore Maritime Boundary Delimitation Committee among others has agreed to establish a sub-committee to address the legal and technical aspects of delimitation...
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KUALA LUMPUR, May 15 — A 14-year-old boy was charged at the Ampang Magistrate's Court here today with abusing a cat and for causing mischief by setting fire to a lorry, last week.
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KUALA LUMPUR (Bernama): The Royal Malaysia Police (PDRM) will collaborate with the Malaysian Islamic Development Department (Jakim) and state religious authorities to curb the spread of Syiah beliefs in the country.
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KUALA LUMPUR (May 15): Lafarge Malaysia Bhd has settled a five-year-old tax dispute with the Inland Revenue Board of Singapore (IRAS) relating to the latter's tax repayment claim amounting to S$9.59 m...
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KUALA LUMPUR (May 15): The Royal Malaysia Police (PDRM) will call former police officer Md Ali Amir Batcha, who alleged that he was accused of robbery in the course of his duty 20 years ago, to seek c...
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GENEVA (May 15): Malaysia will continue to strive to strengthen the role of women in disaster risk management to ensure that 100 percent of the population are covered and benefit from risk reduction a...
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KOTA KINABALU (May 15): MASwings has entered into a component support programme with Air France Industries-KLM Engineering and Maintenance (AFI-KLM E&M) for its fleet of 10 ATR 72-500s as part of effo...
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NEW YORK, May 15 — US stocks pared losses today after US President Donald Trump decided to delay tariffs on auto imports by up to six months.