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JUNE 20 — On this World Refugee Day 2019 – which is observed on 20 June annually – the Malaysian Bar calls on the Government to take concrete steps to respect and uphold the rights and dignity o...
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YANGON: When bike-sharing firms oBike, Ofo and Mobike pulled out of Singapore and Malaysia, they left behind thousands of perfectly-usable bikes in "graveyards".
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PORT DICKSON, June 20 — A local woman died at 8.36am today while receiving treatment at the Port Dickson Hospital (PDH), as a result of methanol poisoning.
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YANGON, Myanmar: The clangor of bells in the air, Myanmar children race home from school on recycled bikes shipped from Singapore and Malaysia, donated to give them easier access to education in a na...
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REFUGEES, who have no legal status in Malaysia, would have a net positive impact on the economy if they are given the right to work, a report by the Institute for Democracy and Economic Affairs (IDEAS...
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Looking out at his empty, red-earth field, Thai farmer Puang Timdon said his two-week-old maize crop didn’t stand a chance against the fall armyworm pest.
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PORT DICKSON: A 26-year-old woman from Jempol here became the second victim in the state to die in the last three days from methanol poisoning after consuming imported beer.
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KUANTAN, June 20 — Outgoing PAS Youth chief Muhammad Khalil Abdul Hadi called upon the party’s Youth members to never tire in continuing their struggle to uphold and defend Islam.
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AMPANG - A two-year-old girl died due to injuries sustained after she was accidentally struck by a ceiling fan.
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PETALING JAYA: Over 70 million people fled war, persecution and conflict in 2018, the highest level seen in almost 70 years, says the United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees (UNHCR).
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LETTER | On behalf of all ethnic Rohingya, the Myanmar Ethnic Rohingya Human Rights Organisation Malaysia (Merhrom) welcomes the 34th Asean Summit 2019 that will be held in Bangkok from June 20 to 23.
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AMPANG: A game went awry when a two-year-old girl died after she was accidentally struck by a ceiling fan.
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Kamarulzaman (second left) showing a packets containing drugs in a media conference at Bukit Aman yesterday.– Bernama photo KUALA LUMPUR: Police nabbed five men who were believed to be members of a...
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KUALA LUMPUR, June 19 — A Myanmar national died while three others were admitted to  Hospital Port Dickson in an unconscious state as a result of consuming bootleg alcohol.
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SEREMBAN (Bernama): A Myanmar national died, while three others were admitted to Hospital Port Dickson in an unconscious state as a result of consuming bootleg alcohol.
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KUALA LUMPUR: A two-year-old girl from Myanmar died in Malaysia after she hit a rotating ceiling fan while playing with her uncle, the police said on Wednesday (Jun 19).
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BANGKOK, June 19 — Myanmar’s Rohingya crisis, US-China trade war, Korean peninsula issue and the South China Sea dispute will be among the topics expected to be raised by leaders during the 34th A...
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KUALA LUMPUR: Police nab five men who were believed to be members of a drug distribution syndicate and seized more than 55kg of various types of drugs worth RM2.6 million in five raids here and in Joh...
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AMPANG: A two-year-old girl died due to injuries sustained after she was accidentally struck by a ceiling fan.
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KUANTAN, June 19 — PAS Youth showed its support for fugitive televangelist Dr Zakir Naik and the late former Egyptian president Mohamed Mursi today, during the wing’s muktamar or annual congress h...
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GEORGE TOWN: The deaths of two construction workers who drank cheap liquor bring the methanol poisoning death toll to six within two months.
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MOSCOW: Malaysia’s top property developer S P Setia Bhd hopes to unveil its first development in Japan as soon as this year.
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Mohamad Ariff (seated, second right) and Dr Wan Junaidi (seated, second left) join other delegates in a photo-call.
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GEORGE TOWN: The police arrested a Myanmar national suspected of being part of a syndicate selling illegally-processed liquor which resulted in the deaths of six men on Saturday.
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GEORGE TOWN: Eighty-seven foreign construction workers were arrested at a construction site in Tanjong Tokong this morning after they were found to have flouted various immigration rules this morning.
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GEORGE TOWN: Police have warned the public to stay away from cheap brands of liquor following the deaths of six men from methanol poisoning in recent weeks.
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Six men in Penang have died after they were believed to have consumed cheap liqour.George Town OCPD Asst Comm Che Zaimani Che Awang said on Monday the victims were two locals, three Myanmar nationals,...
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GEORGE TOWN - Six men have died here, believed to be after drinking cheap liquor.
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GEORGE TOWN, June 17 — Six men have died in Penang from consuming methanol-tainted liquor in the past two months, state police revealed today.
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GEORGE TOWN: Six men have died here, believed to be after drinking cheap liquor.
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KUALA LUMPUR: Can-One Bhd plans to use proceeds from the sale of F&B Nutrition Sdn Bhd to pare down its debts especially bank borrowings taken to privatize Kian Joo Can Factory Bhd (KJCFB). It said on Monday the proposed disposal would allow the group to achieve two main corporate objectives, namely:
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KUALA LUMPUR: Malaysia External Trade Development Corp (Matrade) will be matching more than 40 Malaysian companies in the oil and gas sector with foreign buyers next week through its International Sourcing Programme (INSP).
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KUCHING: Japanese tropical log importers have asked their Malaysian suppliers not to further raise the prices of export logs or risk losing the Japanese market.
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KUALA LUMPUR, June 16 — The Malaysian Employers Federation (MEF) urged the government to have the Social Security Organisation (Socso) or the Employment Insurance System (EIS) instead to fund a prop...
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MOSCOW: Malaysia’s top property developer S P Setia Bhd hopes to unveil its first development in Japan as soon as this year.
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PUTRAJAYA: A total of 130 illegals, mostly from African nations, were nabbed in two raids in Kajang and Puchong, last night.
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PUTRAJAYA, June 15 — A total 130 illegals mostly from nations on the African continent were nabbed in two raids in Kajang and Puchong, last night.
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PUTRAJAYA (Bernama): A total of 130 illegal immigrants, mostly from nations on the African continent, were nabbed in two raids in Kajang and Puchong Friday (June 15) night.
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KAJANG: A total of 130 foreign nationals were detained for various offences in an Integrated Operation by the Immigration Department in Kajang and Puchong, last night.
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KAJANG: A total of 130 foreign nationals were detained for various offences in an operation by the Immigration Department in Kajang and Puchong last night.
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KAJANG, June 15 — A total of 130 foreign nationals were detained for various offences in an Integrated Operation by the Immigration Department in Kajang and Puchong, last night.
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KUALA LUMPUR (June 14): Axiata’s subsidiary, edotco Group Sdn Bhd, is planning to construct its first bamboo-reinforced telecommunication tower in Malaysia by year-end.
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PUTRAJAYA - Haziq Abdullah Abdul Aziz's actions were "shocking" and unlike him, says his boss, Deputy Primary Industries Minister Datuk Seri Shamsul Iskandar Mohd Akin.
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KUALA LUMPUR: The Wild Life Protection and National Parks Department (Perhilitan) will cooperate with the police and armed forces in Ops Belang to check illegal hunting of the Malayan Tiger.
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The Wildlife and National Parks Department (Perhilitan) will cooperate with the police and armed forces in Ops Belang to check the illegal hunting of the Malayan tiger.
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PUTRAJAYA (THE STAR/ASIA NEWS NETWORK) - Haziq Abdullah Abdul Aziz's actions were "shocking" and unlike him, says his boss, Deputy Primary Industries Minister Datuk Seri Shamsul Iskandar Mohd Akin.
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PUTRAJAYA: Haziq Abdullah Abdul Aziz’s actions were “shocking” and unlike him, says his boss, Deputy Primary Industries Minister Datuk Seri Shamsul Iskandar Mohd Akin.
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KUALA LUMPUR, June 13 — The Wildlife Protection and National Parks Department (Perhilitan) will cooperate with the police and armed forces in Ops Belang to check illegal hunting of the Malayan Tiger...
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PUTRAJAYA: Haziq Abdullah Abdul Aziz has been suspended from his duties as private secretary to Deputy Primary Industries Minister Datuk Seri Shamsul Iskandar Mohd Akin with immediate effect.
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BANGKOK (ANN): Police suspect a group of 65 Rohingya and five Myanmar men may have been trafficked from Bangladesh where over a million of them are being sheltered, after a Thai captain admitted that he was paid to take them across the Andaman Sea to Southeast Asia.
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KUALA LUMPUR, June 12 — The Royal Malaysia Police, through the Bukit Aman Narcotics Criminal Investigation Department, will send a team of officers and personnel to Indonesia to record statements an...
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KUALA LUMPUR: The Royal Malaysia Police, through the Bukit Aman Narcotics Criminal Investigation Department, will send a team of officers and personnel to Indonesia to record statements and conduct fu...
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KUALA LUMPUR: The federal police have confirmed that six Malaysians were arrested in Indonesia for allegedly smuggling 37kg of syabu.
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Vimo Technology JSC, a mobile wallet provider, and Vietnam mPOS Technology JSC, which develops portable point-of-sale technology, will be combined and rebranded as NextPay Holdings, Bloomberg reports.
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JAKARTA: Six Malaysians have been detained on suspicion of smuggling crystal methamphetamine, or syabu, aboard a luxury yacht.
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JAKARTA (June 11): Six Malaysians have been detained on suspicion of smuggling crystal methamphetamine, better known as syabu in this part of the world, aboard a luxury yacht.
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JAKARTA, June 11 — Six Malaysians have been detained on suspicion of smuggling crystal methamphetamine, better known as syabu in this part of the world, aboard a luxury yacht.
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JAKARTA: Six Malaysians have been detained on suspicion of smuggling crystal methamphetamine, better known as syabu in this part of the world, aboard a luxury yacht.
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Food delivery startup Meal Temple Group said it has invested in Myanmar-based Freshgora to expand its footprint in the frontier markets of Asia.
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ALOR SETAR, Kedah: A Myanmar man was caught with 13 live bullets at a rubber plantation near the Malaysia-Thai border at Bukit Kayu Hitam, Malaysian border police said on Tuesday (Jun 11).
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ALOR STAR: The General Operations Force apprehended a Myanmar man at a rubber smallholding near the Thai border, near Bukit Kayu Hitam, last Sunday for possessing 13 live bullets.
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Thai police foiled a human trafficking syndicate’s operation when they rescued 38 Myanmar nationals in a raid at Patong, Hatyai.
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SONGKHLA: Thailand police foiled a human trafficking syndicate’s operation when they rescued 38 Myanmar nationals in a raid at Patong, Hatyai.
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PETALING JAYA: Malaysia Smelting Corp Bhd (MSC), one of the world’s largest refined tin producers has refuted a Reuters report, and says that delivery of shipments to its customers are on schedule and its operations are “business as usual”.
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MOBILE app marketing and retargeting platform Liftoff revealed in a report that publishers operating in the region can find significant growth opportunities, mainly due to the region being home to the...
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LONDON/KUALA LUMPUR (June 10): Malaysia Smelting Corp Bhd (MSC), one of the world's largest refined tin producers, is delaying shipments to customers around the world due to a shortage of concentrate,...
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LONDON/KUALA LUMPUR: Malaysia Smelting Corp Bhd (MSC), one of the world's largest refined tin producers, is delaying shipments to customers around the world due to a shortage of concentrate, sources with direct knowledge of the matter said.
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PETALING JAYA: The home ministry is developing a comprehensive and holistic enforcement plan to tackle the issue of illegal immigrants in the country.
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WHATEVER you call it: Eid al-Fitr, Hari Raya Aidilfitri or Idul Fitri (or more simply, “Lebaran”), the end of the Ramadan fasting month is a major holiday for both Malaysians and Indonesians.
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PETALING JAYA: The Veterinary Services Department (DVS) has assured Malaysians that the country is free from African Swine Fever (ASF) and samples from commercial pig farms and wild boars show no signs of the virus.
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IPOH, June 7 -- Deputy Agriculture and Agro-based Industries Minister Sim Tze Tzin today assured Malaysians that locally-bred pigs are free of the African Swine Flu (ASF) virus that has swept China an...
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PETALING JAYA: There’s no local outbreak of African swine fever (ASF) but pig farmers have been advised to adopt strict biosecurity measures and agricultural practices to prevent any spread of the disease, says Deputy Agriculture and Agro-based Industries Minister Sim Tze Tzin.
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Jade, widely dubbed as the 'dinosaur' in the retail trade, is hip again in China thanks to livestreaming.
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KUALA LUMPUR, June 6 — While Aidilfitri is the time when urbanites return to their hometowns to celebrate with families and loved ones, many in the city have to make do with celebrating the festival...
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KUALA LUMPUR: While Aidilfitri is the time when urbanites return to their hometowns to celebrate with families and loved ones, many in the city have to make do with celebrating the festival away from ...
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SINGAPORE, June 5 — When bicycle-sharing company oBike pulled out of Singapore abruptly last year, leaving the city with unattended bicycles rusting away in parks and public spaces, Myanmar entrepre...
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Around 10,000 bicycles from Ofo and oBike, two bike-sharing companies that failed in Singapore, will be given as gifts for students in Myanmar, The Straits Times reported. Nonprofit Lesswalk bought t...
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TARGETING inequalities in the agri-value chain in Asia, the team of youth delegates behind AgriMatch, a mobile application that uses geolocation to connect farmers to middlemen and vice versa, has won...
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PETALING JAYA: Police General Operations Forces (GOF) have crippled two human trafficking syndicates with the arrest of 73 suspects.
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PETALING JAYA: Eleven poachers were nabbed last month in an effort by the Wildlife and National Parks Department (Perhilitan) to combat poaching.
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The Penang South Reclamation (PSR) project will have serious consequences in both Penang and Perak.
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TEKNAF, Bangladesh (AFP): Bangladesh coast guards on Thursday (May 30) stopped 58 Rohingya refugees from making a potentially dangerous journey to Malaysia by sea and arrested two suspected traffickers, an official said.
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Toyota Motor Corporation has decided to establish Toyota Myanmar Co. Ltd.
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TEKNAF (Bangladesh), May 31 — Bangladesh coast guards yesterday stopped 58 Rohingya refugees from making a potentially dangerous journey to Malaysia by sea and arrested two suspected traffickers, an...
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PETALING JAYA: Primary healthcare provider Qualitas Medical Group is targeting to add 200 clinics to its global network of clinics by 2022, bringing it to a total of 500.
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TEKNAF, Bangladesh: Bangladesh coast guards on Thursday stopped 58 Rohingya refugees from making a potentially dangerous journey to Malaysia by sea and arrested two suspected traffickers, an official ...
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TOKYO, May 30 — Japanese automaker Toyota said today it will open its first vehicle production plant in Myanmar, as the country’s auto market grows and the government raises import barriers.
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IPOH: The elders of a small Rohingya community here are forced to tighten their belts most days just to ensure their children are not denied basic education.
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TOKYO: Toyota Motor Corp said today it would launch a plant in Myanmar to manufacture Hilux pick-up trucks from 2021 as the Japanese automaker plans to locally assemble vehicles for the emerging natio...
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KUALA LUMPUR: On April 14, two men believed to be Myanmar nationals were killed after they were struck by a KTM commuter at Km371.7 of the Sungai Buloh-Kepong track.
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KUALA LUMPUR (May 29): Parkson Holdings Bhd dipped into losses for the third financial quarter ended March 31, 2019 (3QFY19). The retailer posted net loss of RM6.48 million, a contrast to net profit o...
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Toyota will be building its first-ever plant in Myanmar, marking the sixth plant in the Southeast Asian region.
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KUALA LUMPUR: Mauritius hopes that Malaysian government will consider opening a High Commission in the Indian Ocean island republic.
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Few regions in the world have taken more advantage of the opportunities brought by connectivity than Asia has.
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Dear readers, The world may be focused on unicorns, but Tech in Asia is looking out for the diversity of startups looking to break out.
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IPOH: A 30-year-old Myanmar woman was found dead, hanging by the neck, at a two-storey shop in Medan Ipoh Raya here, today.
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Myanmar has granted early release to seven soldiers jailed for the killing of 10 Rohingya Muslim men and boys during a 2017 military crackdown in the western state of Rakhine, two prison officials, tw...
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IPOH (Bernama): A 30-year-old Myanmar woman was found dead, hanging by the neck, at a two-storey shop in Medan Ipoh Raya on Sunday (May 26).
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IPOH, May 27 — A 30-year-old Myanmar woman was found dead, hanging by the neck, at a two-storey shop in Medan Ipoh Raya here, yesterday.