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Topic: May 20

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Yii (seated fifth left) and fellow councillors gesture during a photocall before the start of the inaugural meeting.
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KUALA LUMPUR: The High Court here has struck out a defamation suit filed by Damansara MP Tony Pua and Transport Minister Anthony Loke against Pasir Salak MP Datuk Seri Tajuddin Abdul Rahman over allegations that DAP planned to abolish the monarchy.
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The Youth Societies and Youth Development (Amendment) Bill 2019) which, among others, seeks to lower the defining age limit for youth from 40 to 30 was approved by the Dewan Rakyat yesterday.
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KUALA LUMPUR: The Youth Societies and Youth Development (Amendment) Bill 2019) which, among others, seeks to lower the defining age limit for youth from 40 to 30 was approved by the Dewan Rakyat yeste...
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KUALA LUMPUR: The Youth Societies and Youth Development (Amendment) Bill 2019) which, among others, seeks to lower the defining age limit for youth from 40 to 30 was approved by the Dewan Rakyat today...
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PARLIAMENT | The Youth Societies and Youth Development (Amendment) Bill 2019) which, among others, seeks to lower the defining age limit for youth from 40 to 30 was approved by the Dewan Rakyat today.
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KUALA LUMPUR, July 3 — The Youth Societies and Youth Development (Amendment) Bill (2019) which, among others, seeks to lower the defining age limit for youth from 40 to 30 was approved by the Dewan ...
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LETTER | Shafie Apdal's recent statement saying that “Sarawak is reaping the benefit” from the controversial Bakun dam is a lopsided remark.
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SINGAPORE: Copper touched its highest in six weeks after a US-China trade truce eased tensions between the world’s top two economies that have threatened global growth and metal demand.
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PUTRAJAYA: There has been a drastic drop in the number of complaints received by the health ministry about violations of the smoking ban in eateries, said Health Minister Dzulkefly Ahmad.
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KUALA LUMPUR (June 18): Serba Dinamik Holdings Bhd said its wholly-owned subsidiaries have secured several contracts.
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GUA MUSANG: Three bodies of Batek tribe members in Kuala Koh found in the search operations by the authorities on Wednesday were brought out of the jungle at 5.55pm yesterday and sent to the Gua Musan...
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GUA MUSANG, June 14 ― Three bodies of Batek tribe members in Kuala Koh found in the search operations by the authorities on Wednesday were brought out of the jungle at 5.55pm today and sent to the G...
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THE trading week was shortened by one public holiday — the replacement holiday for Wesak Day on May 20.
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Privacy issues, including threats of kidnapping against the family of lawmakers' who declare their wealth, are commonly cited as reasons for them refusing to make their assets public.
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KUALA LUMPUR: Tenaga Nasional Bhd (TNB) has admitted that a recent technical glitch is among the reasons for the sudden surge in utility bills.
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SIBU: Students who were taught by Yap Hue Ling (pic), who fainted while giving additional Mandarin lessons in school before dying at the Sibu Hospital, described her as a dedicated teacher.
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(Recasts May 29 story with updated comments from Thai Rubber Assoc Secretary General) BANGKOK/SHANGHAI (May 31): Thailand asked exporters to curb rubber exports from May 20 and is not delaying export ...
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KUALA LUMPUR, May 31 — Utility provider Tenaga Nasional Berhad (TNB) has resolved overcharge issues for 11,331 out of 14,469 complainants, chief executive officer Amir Hamzah Azizan said today.
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KUALA LUMPUR: Tenaga Nasional Bhd (TNB) has assured that it will investigate some 14,000 complaints received over billings and urged consumers to come forward to lodge a report.
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MALACCA: The Malacca Special Select Committee on Competency, Accountability, and Transparency (Melcat) will conduct an investigation on the pollution of Malacca River, which was alleged to have occurr...
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KUALA LUMPUR (BLOOMBERG) - Malaysia is seeking to appeal a London court decision that put on hold a suit between 1MDB and Abu Dhabi's state fund for further arbitration, saying the matter is of public...
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News reports claiming that Umno was preparing to amend Clause 9.9 of the party's constitution are erroneous, party vice-president Mohamed Khaled Nordin said today.
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KUALA LUMPUR (May 30): KAJ Development Sdn Bhd will resume two projects under the RM43 billion Melaka Gateway plan after the Transport Ministry allowed the company to appeal against the government's e...
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KUALA LUMPUR (May 29): KAJ Development Sdn Bhd will resume two projects under the RM43 billion Melaka Gateway plan after the Transport Ministry allowed the company to appeal against the government's e...
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KUALA LUMPUR (May 29): The first tower of Sunway Property’s integrated and freehold Sunway Avila development in Wangsa Maju here has been 80% taken up during a private event for priority registrants...
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KUALA LUMPUR (May 28): Sunway Property Bhd's serviced suites project in Ipoh, Sunway Onsen Suites, has recorded a 60% take-up rate for its first tower comprising 252 units, during an exclusive sales p...
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IPOH (May 28): Sunway Property’s Sunway Onsen Suites in Sunway City Ipoh has recorded a 60% take-up rate for its first tower comprising 252 units of serviced suites following a sales preview on May ...
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KUALA LUMPUR: Not all cases involving the former telco chief executive officer who allegedly molested his daughters have been classified as NFA (no further action), say police.
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Remember the photos of a Singaporean driver swapping number plates on his gold-coloured BMW in Johor from earlier this month?
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PETALING JAYA: De facto law minister Datuk Liew Vui Keong has denied interfering with the Singapore Court of Appeal's decision to stay the execution of P. Pannir Selvam, a Malaysian citizen convicted on a drug charge.
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Indonesian ecommerce unicorn Bukalapak recently launched BukaGlobal, a new feature that lets consumers outside Indonesia shop on the Bukalapak platform.
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Chinese telecom giant Huawei says it could roll out its own operating system for smartphones and laptops in China by the autumn after the United States blacklisted the company, a report said May 23.
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IPOH (Bernama): The Perak Immigration Department has crippled a human-trafficking syndicate that has been smuggling Indian nationals into Europe for the last 10 years.
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Indonesian ecommerce unicorn Bukalapak recently launched BukaGlobal, a new feature that lets consumers outside Indonesia shop on the Bukalapak platform.
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On May 20, Google announced the launch of Glass Enterprise Edition 2, the second-generation of smart glasses that have been designed with professionals in mind.
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To prepare for the technological future of the automotive industry, General Motors has launched its new digital vehicle platform designed for the next generation of EVs, mobile connectivity, and safety systems.
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The PlayStation 5 hasn't been announced or even officially named, but investors in parent company Sony Interactive Entertainment have seen how much faster it is than the company's current console.
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PETALING JAYA: The four-day remand order against three PAS volunteer corp members, who were being detained to assist in investigations into the torching of the Perlis Mufti's official car, has been extended.
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KUALA LUMPUR (May 23): The lawyer representing KAJ Development Sdn Bhd, which is undertaking the cancelled Melaka Gateway Project, has asked the High Court here for more time to clarify the Transport ...
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TOKYO, May 20 — Four major Japanese and British mobile carriers said yesterday they will delay releasing new 5G handsets made by Huawei amid a US-led crackdown on the Chinese tech firm over security...
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KUALA LUMPUR (May 23): The lawyer representing KAJ Development Sdn Bhd, which is undertaking the cancelled Melaka Gateway Project, has asked the High Court here for more time to clarify the Transport ...
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Head of Xbox Phil Spencer outlined new plans to combat toxicity and promote online safety in a post on the Microsoft Blog on May 20.
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On May 20, Google announced their progress in training artificial intelligence to detect lung cancer.
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I REFER to the letter “Malaysia’s general practitioners need help” (The Star, May 20) pertaining to the recent Cabinet decision to turn down the request of general practitioners (GP) in clinics ...
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PETALING JAYA: A teenager who inserted his member into an iron pipe at his residence ended up getting stuck for about an hour, with firemen called in to help extricate him from his very delicate but embarassing situation.
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To celebrate the 30th anniversary of the Pyramid at the Louvre, the museum is collaborating with the reservation platform to offer unique experiences.
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PETALING JAYA: Perlis Mufti, Datuk Dr Mohd Asri Zainul Abidin has apologised for a recent Facebook post on his account that shows a picture of arson suspects, along with one of PAS president, Datuk Seri Abdul Hadi Awang.
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MIRI (May 22): A civil servant here lost RM1,096,800 after falling victim to the Macau scam early this month.
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PETALING JAYA: PAS' Jabatan Amal Malaysia (JAM) are crying foul the detention of three of its members to assist with investigations into the torching of the official vehicle of Perlis Mufti, Mohd Asri Zainul Abidin.
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MIRI: A civil servant here lost RM1,096,800 after falling victim to the Macau scam early this month.
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PUTRAJAYA (May 22): A former senior officer of a company with the title Datuk has been remanded for four days from today to assist in the alleged corruption involving the supply of armoured military v...
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PUTRAJAYA: A former senior officer of a company with the title Datuk has been remanded for four days from today to assist in the alleged corruption involving the supply of armoured military vehicle eq...
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A civil servant in Miri lost RM1,096,800 after falling victim to the Macau scam early this month.
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MIRI: A civil servant here lost RM1,096,800 after falling victim to the Macau scam early this month.
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PETALING JAYA: The Malaysia Animal Association (Animal Malaysia) is offering a RM2,000 reward to anyone with information on the man who shot a caged monkey in cold blood.
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PUTRAJAYA, May 22 — A former senior officer of a company with the title Datuk has been remanded for four days from today to assist in the alleged corruption involving the supply of armoured military...
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KUCHING, May 22 — Sarawak police are investigating the case of a civil servant allegedly losing over RM1 million to a Macau scam.
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SELLERS and users of Huawei phones in Malaysia on Tuesday (May 21) expressed concerns after US tech giant Google said it would suspend its business with China’s top mobile maker, threatening future ...
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BEIJING, May 22 — Most US businesses in China are hurting from the tariffs war between the two countries, forcing some companies to relocate abroad or refocus their business, a survey showed today.
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SAN FRANCISCO, May 22 — The PlayStation 5 hasn’t been announced or even officially named, but investors in parent company Sony Interactive Entertainment have seen how much faster it is than the co...
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Two police officers and five rank-and-file policemen have been arrested to assist investigations in connection with a robbery case involving a businessman on Sunday.
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KUALA LUMPUR: Blinded by greed as well as VIP fame and privileges, a 26-year-old man was suckered into paying close to RM3 million to his childhood friend.
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KUALA LUMPUR: Malaysia plans to overcome the challenges of achieving universal health coverage (UHC), says Datuk Seri Dr Dzulkefly Ahmad.
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KUALA LUMPUR (May 21): In response to recent news reports, MAA Group Bhd said the offer price made by Melewar Industrial Group Bhd to privatise MAA is not set in stone.
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Chinese telecoms equipment maker Huawei called itself the victim of US "bullying" on May 21 and said it was working with Google to counter trade restrictions imposed by Washington last week, a senior Huawei executive said.
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Cases of European firms forced to transfer technology in China are increasing despite Beijing saying the problem does not exist, a European business lobby said, adding that its outlook on the country’s regulatory environment is "bleak".
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PUTRAJAYA: An iron ore mining company has taken the Terengganu authorities to task for saying that a state government subsidiary that was supposed to pay it RM15.3 million has ceased operations.
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KUALA LUMPUR (Bernama): Prime Minister Tun Dr Mahathir Mohamad has congratulated president Joko Widodo, who is commonly known as Jokowi, on his re-election for the 2019-2024 term by winning the 2019 Indonesian Presidential Elections (Pilpres).
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BESUT (May 20): A 13-year-old boy lost all five fingers on his right hand while playing with firecrackers in Kampung Kubang Ikan here today.
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Mexico on May 20 detailed plans to withhold tax from drivers for ride-hailing and food delivery firms such as Uber Technologies Inc and Rappi, but China's Didi said it would not take part in the arrangement, sparking friction within the industry.
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Although Facebook Inc doesn’t sell robots, its researchers use plenty of them – and the company said its machines are getting a lot smarter, a lot faster.
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Chinese gaming giant NetEase said on May 20 that it would partner with The Pokemon Company and Marvel to release new games for the domestic market, as it looks to add more foreign content to its roster and shore up revenue.
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E-commerce giant Amazon was on its way to running its own online neighbourhood on May 20 after the Internet’s address keeper granted the “.amazon” domain to the company.
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KUALA LUMPUR (May 21): The FBM KLCI settled up 3.96 points or 0.25% on bargain hunting while the technology index fell the most among Bursa Malaysia indices as world equities took cue from the US' res...
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KUALA LUMPUR (May 20): The proposal for foreigners to get approval from the joint management body (JMB) or management corporation (MC) of condominiums before they can rent a unit needs further studies...
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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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PARIS (AFP) - France has dropped some of the charges against an associate of former Malaysian prime minister Najib Razak over alleged kickbacks paid on a major submarine deal, judicial sources said on...
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MELAKA (THE STAR/ASIA NEWS NETWORK) - Hundreds of freshwater fish have been found dead at the historic Sungai Melaka waterway after a major pollution incident that was partly caused by the discharge o...
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KUALA LUMPUR (May 21): The FBM KLCI opened up before erasing gains after US shares closed down overnight.
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KOTA BELUD: Two Telekom Malaysia Bhd (TM) contract workers fell while installing cables on a telecommunications tower along Jalan Kuala Abai, Kg Kual Abai here on Monday (May 20).
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PARIS (AFP): France has dropped some of the charges against an associate of former prime minister Datuk Seri Najib Razak over alleged kickbacks paid on a major submarine deal, judicial sources said Monday (May 20).
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KUALA LUMPUR (Bernama): A motorcyclist died in a road accident involving six cars at Jalan Istana heading towards Sungai Besi, here Monday (May 20) night.
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BESUT (Bernama): A 13-year-old boy lost all five fingers on his right hand while playing with firecrackers in Kampung Kubang Ikan here Monday (May 20).
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IPOH: Former insurance agent Chai Pei Fun was told by her superior to see a client two years ago. The 28-year-old ended up meeting her soulmate.
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PONTIAN, May 20 — The decision on the fate of the Malaysian Islamic Economic Development Foundation (Yapeim) director-general Datuk Abibullah Samsudin will only be known in one or two days’ time.
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PARIS, May 20 — Hundreds of millions of smartphone users will be affected by Google’s decision to sever its Android operating system ties with Chinese handset maker Huawei.
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MEXICO CITY, May 20 — Mexican President Andres Manuel Lopez Obrador said today his government will order an end to tax forgiveness for the country’s largest companies, saying US$20 billion (RM83.6...
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NEW YORK, May 20 — US stocks were set to open sharply lower today, as fears over the impact on major technology companies from the United States’ crackdown on China’s Huawei Technologies added t...
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GENEVA, May 20 — The World Trade Organisation’s quarterly outlook indicator showed today that global goods trade growth was likely to remain weak, with a reading of 96.3, unchanged from February, ...
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IPOH, May 20 — The Perak government will implement a state-wide ban on the construction of telecommunications transmission towers on buildings soon.
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KEPALA BATAS, May 20 — Umno Youth has poured cold water on the Tebrau Umno division chief’s suggestion that it is better for Datuk Seri Ahmad Zahid Hamidi to remain on leave as Umno president rath...
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KOTA KINABALU, May 20 — Two Telekom Malaysia Bhd (TM) contractors were injured after they fell while working on a transmission tower in Jalan Kuala Abai, Kampung Kuala Abai, Kota Belud today.
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KUALA TERENGGANU, May 20 — The parents of a four-month-old baby who died at a nursery here did not blame anybody and accepted the incident as fated.
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PETALING JAYA: The National Feedlot Corporation already has a buyer willing to fully settle the outstanding amount the company owes the federal government, says its chairman, Mohamad Salleh Ismail.
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PUTRAJAYA, May 20 — Prime Minister Tun Dr Mahathir Mohamad hosted a breaking-of-fast ceremony for ministers, menteris besar and chief ministers at his official residence Seri Perdana here tonight.
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KUALA LUMPUR May 20 — Police are looking for three men in connection with a car repossession case here yesterday, an incident which was caught on camera and had gone viral on social media.
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PETALING JAYA: A 13-year-old Sarawakian is among five winners of a patch design competition organised by US’ National Aeronautics and Space Administration (Nasa) for its mission to the moon and Mars...
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ISKANDAR PUTERI, May 20 — The Agriculture Ministry has identified pineapple as an cash crop for oil palm and rubber as part of the government’s efforts to increase the income of the growers.
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MUMBAI, May 20 — Indian carmaker Tata Motors today reported a 47 per cent fall in quarterly profits after being hit by new struggles to sell its luxury Jaguar Land Rover cars in China and other key ...