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PUTRAJAYA: Two hundred and fifty-eight illegal immigrants, including two children, were detained in an operation by the Immigration Department at a settlement and housing area in Batu Tiga, Shah Alam ...
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KUCHING, Feb 18 — The Sarawak Division of the Malaysian Trades Union Congress (MTUC) today called on the state government to priority to improving integrity, reducing corruption and to ensure that w...
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A SOCIAL venture in Myanmar is boosting farm outputs with customised technologies and giving loans for seasonal migration to raise incomes in one of the world’s poorest countries.
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SUNGAI PETANI: Police detained a Myanmar national and seized drugs believed to be syabu and heroin worth RM367,000 from a barn in Bedong, near here on Thursday evening.
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The United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees (UNHCR)defines refugees as those who have “fled war, violence, conflict or persecution and have crossed an international border to find safety in an...
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BUKIT MERTAJAM, Feb 16 — The Penang Occupational Safety and Health Department (DOSH) will be taking legal action against the parties responsible if there were violations of regulations in the pillar...
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BUKIT MERTAJAM: The Penang Occupational Safety and Health Department (DOSH) will be taking legal actions against the parties responsible if there were violations of regulations in the pillar and roof ...
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BUKIT MERTAJAM: Seberang Perai Municipal Council (MPSP) has ordered construction work at a factory where the pillars and roof frame collapsed in Lorong Perusahaan Maju 8 in Juru, here yesterday, to be...
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BUKIT MERTAJAM, Feb 16 — Seberang Perai Municipal Council (MPSP) has ordered construction work at a factory where the pillars and roof frame collapsed in Lorong Perusahaan Maju 8 in Juru, here yeste...
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BUKIT MERTAJAM: Two workers died, while three others were injured, when pillars and the roof frame of a factory being built at Lorong Perusahaan Maju 8, Juru, here collapsed today.
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BUKIT MERTAJAM, Feb 15 — A Myanmar national, who was reported to be seriously hurt when several pillars and roof frame of a factory building under construction here collapsed today, died while recei...
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BUKIT MERTAJAM, Feb 15 — Two workers died while three others were injured when pillars and roof frame of a factory being built at Lorong Perusahaan Maju 8, Juru, here collapsed today.
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KUALA LUMPUR: The government has been urged to allow those seeking refuge in Malaysia to take up jobs in the country, as well as being given access to basic education and healthcare.
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Yangon-based investment company EME Myanmar and Vietnam-based venture capital firm Nest Tech have invested a six-figure sum in Mote Poh, a Myanmar startup focusing on providing employee benefits serv...
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KUALA LUMPUR: Two MPs have urged the United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees (UNHCR) to review its decision to withdraw the refugee status of the Chin ethnic group in Malaysia, saying the state ...
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Acer officially held a press conference for its Predator League tournament here in Bangkok, Thailand.
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DHAKA (AFP) - Bangladesh police have stopped 43 Rohingya refugees from being smuggled to Malaysia by boat with a dozen women claiming they were abducted by traffickers, officials said Thursday (Feb 14...
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DHAKA, Feb 14 — Bangladesh police have stopped 43 Rohingya refugees from being smuggled to Malaysia by boat with a dozen women claiming they were abducted by traffickers, officials said today.
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KUALA LUMPUR: A Bangladeshi construction worker pleaded not guilty at the sessions court here today to a charge with raping his 18-year-old Myanmar neighbour.
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COX’S BAZAR, Feb 11 — Bangladesh security forces stopped 22 Rohingya Muslims from being smuggled to Malaysia by boat, officials said today, the second group in three days prevented from leaving sq...
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COX’S BAZAR: Bangladesh security forces stopped 22 Rohingya Muslims from being smuggled to Malaysia by boat, officials said Monday, the second group in three days prevented from leaving squalid refu...
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COX'S BAZAR, Bangladesh (AFP) - Bangladesh security forces stopped 22 Rohingya Muslims from being smuggled to Malaysia by boat, officials said on Monday (Feb 11), the second group in three days preven...
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COX'S BAZAR: Bangladesh security forces stopped 22 Rohingya Muslims from being smuggled to Malaysia by boat, officials said on Monday (Feb 11), the second group in three days prevented from leaving sq...
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Thailand-based virtual reality startup Infofed has received an undisclosed co-investment from Singapore venture capital fund KK Fund and Thai events marketing platform EventPop Shows.
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KUALA LUMPUR (Feb 11): Scientex Bhd has served its mandatory general take-over offer (MGO) to Daibochi Berhad (Daibochi) to acquire all the remaining shares it does not hold in the latter.
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YANGON: Myanmar authorities have detained 14 illegal migrants bound for Malaysia and two brokers assisting them, Xinhua news agency reported, quoting Myanmar News Agency Monday.
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PETALING JAYA: Myanmar's Union Civil Service Board (UCSB) severed ties with two universities in January this year after its credentials came into question, reported news portal The Irrawaddy.
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PORT DICKSON: Six restaurant workers have been detained to assist in investigations into the murder of a Myanmar man at a shophouse in Lukut, here early this morning.
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A United Nations special rapporteur for Myanmar on Friday expressed concerns over the Myanmar military constructing new bases in Rakhine state, Anadolu Agency reported.
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TEKNAF: Bangladesh security forces stopped 30 Rohingya refugees from being smuggled to Malaysia by boat, officials said Friday as fears rise that calmer seas may tempt those living in squalid camps to...
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TEKNAF (Bangladesh) (AFP): Bangladesh security forces stopped 30 Rohingya refugees from being smuggled to Malaysia by boat, officials said Friday (Feb 8), as fears rise that calmer seas may tempt those living in squalid camps to make the journey to South-East Asia.
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TEKNAF: Bangladesh security forces stopped 30 Rohingya refugees from being smuggled to Malaysia by boat, officials said on Friday (Feb 8), as fears rise that calmer seas may tempt those living in squa...
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TEKNAF (Bangladesh), Feb 8 — Bangladesh security forces stopped 30 Rohingya refugees from being smuggled to Malaysia by boat, officials said today, as fears rise that calmer seas may tempt those liv...
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GEORGE TOWN: Prime Minister Dr Mahathir Mohamad today said there would be disaster if the wealth gap between the rich and the poor is not addressed in the long run.
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KUALA LUMPUR: The Immigration Department of Malaysia detained 123 illegal immigrants in several hot spots flooded with foreigners, through an integrated enforcement operation yesterday.
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KUALA LUMPUR: More than 100 illegal immigrants were netted in a raid on the city centre by the Immigration Department.
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KUALA LUMPUR: A total of 123 illegal immigrants were detained following a swoop around the city centre, says the Immigration Department director-general.
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HUP Seng Industries Bhd, a household name for quality biscuits, is counting on exports to drive growth amid soft consumer spending at home.
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BUTTERWORTH: The atmosphere at Penang Sentral here turned tensed when the Penang Immigration Department carried out a surprise operation to nab illegal immigrants.
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COX'S BAZAR (Bangladesh), Feb 5 ― In a shelter made of plastic sheets and bamboo next to a reeking stream in the world's largest refugee settlement, Rohingya Nazma Akter recalled how her daughter wa...
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PORT KLANG: The marine police here detained a dredger, registered in the Republic of Togo, West Africa, for conducting dredging and sand mining activities without a permit in the waters off Tanjung Rh...
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PORT KLANG, Feb 4 — The marine police here detained a dredger, registered in the Republic of Togo, West Africa, for conducting dredging and sand mining activities without a permit in the waters off ...
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PETALING JAYA: Mercy Malaysia on Friday opened its second health facility at the Jamtoli camp in Ukhiya, Cox’s Bazar, meant to serve the Rohingya community seeking refuge in Bangladesh.
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LETTER | Many sporting hearts were broken when Malaysia was stripped of organising the para-swimming event in Sarawak.
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PETALING JAYA: An award winning journalist wants the police to correct the facts that it was him and not them, who had found and exposed the presence of mass graves along the border township of Wang K...
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KUALA LUMPUR (Jan 31): The chief executive officer (CEO) and executive director of Hong Kong-listed Parkson Retail Group Ltd (PRG), Shaun Chong Sui Hiong, is resigning with effect from tomorrow.
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KOTA TINGGI: An Indonesian merchant vessel with 12 foreign crewmembers is believed to have capsized in the waters off Tanjung Pengelih here.
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EDOTCO Myanmar Limited, an integrated telecommunications infrastructure services company, reinforces its commitment to championing sustainable telecommunications infrastructure as it kicked off two pr...
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What a change for Salim. From living 21 years in Kuala Lumpur as a Rohingya refugee from Myanmar, he is now resettled in Utica, upper New York State – about 390km from the Big Apple.
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PETALING JAYA: A human rights group dedicated to addressing issues faced by the Rohingya has welcomed Putrajaya’s move to establish a commission to investigate cases of human trafficking in Wang Kel...
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PETALING JAYA: Prominent American Jewish intellectual Noam Chomsky has denied reports that he will be sharing a stage with Dr Mahathir Mohamad in Malaysia next month.
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The Myanmar Ethnic Rohingya Human Rights Organisation Malaysia (Merhom) has welcomed Putrajaya's decision to form a Royal Commission of Inquiry (RCI) to investigate the existence of human trafficking...
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LETTER | Since the discovery of the mass graves in May 2015, Tenaganita had made many demands and calls to the previous government to prosecute the perpetrators and punish them accordingly for being c...
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PETALING JAYA: Prime Minister Dr Mahathir Mohamad, who has come under criticism for his stand on Israel, is set to share a stage with prominent American Jewish intellectual Avram Noam Chomsky at a con...
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KUALA LUMPUR: Malaysia has jumped one rank up in the latest global index on corruption by international anti-graft group Transparency International (TI), from the 62nd spot to 61st among 180 countries...
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KUALA LUMPUR: Tun Dr Mahathir Mohamad said Israel is a criminal state that deserves to be condemned, after highlighting the cruelties inflicted against the Palestinians, in a blog post last night.
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PETALING JAYA: The prime minister has said that Malaysia is neither anti-Jew nor anti-Semitic after it barred Israeli athletes from the country, which led to the nation being stripped of its right to...
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Malaysia has been stripped of hosting a Paralympic swimming event in Sarawak due to our insistence on banning Israel over their actions on Palestine.
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PETALING JAYA: The government said it was standing firm on its decision to ban Israeli athletes from sporting events in the country, despite yesterday’s move by the International Paralympic Committe...
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LETTER |  And so, Malaysia has been stripped of hosting a Paralympic Swimming event in Sarawak due to our insistence on banning Israel over their actions on Palestine.
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YOURSAY | ‘Youngsters should be allowed to speak their mind in a fair manner, and Mohan did just that.’ Singapore student defends grilling Dr M at Oxford Union talk The Red Baron: For those who ar...
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MANILA: A Philippines fund manager that made money amid the 2018 equity meltdown is now looking for new horizons.
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KUALA LUMPUR: Two local grandmothers are pining for the return of their grandchildren after their mothers, who are foreign nationals, allegedly took them out of the country.
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KUALA LUMPUR: A call centre for an international online gambling syndicate was busted by police after a raid which saw 92 foreigners detained.
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KUALA LUMPUR: The police have arrested 92 foreign nationals in an anti-gambling raid at the Sun Complex in Bukit Bintang here.
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Facebook Inc’s WhatsApp messaging service has begun to globally restrict the number of people a message can be forwarded to, in an attempt to fight fake and misleading information from going viral on its platform.
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KUALA LUMPUR (Jan 22): edotco Group Sdn Bhd and Japan’s JTOWER Inc have entered into a strategic collaboration to advance the capabilities of their next-generation connectivity offerings in small ce...
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KUALA LUMPUR: Police detained nine men and seized 553 boxes of counterfeit liquor, comprising well known brands, said to be worth RM1.6 million including in unpaid taxes.
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KUALA LUMPUR: Police detained nine men and seized 553 boxes of counterfeit liquor bearing luxury brands with an estimated value of RM1.6 million including unpaid tax.
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KUALA LUMPUR, Jan 17 — Malaysia is touted as among three countries that show “signs of hope” for Christians, in a report detailing the persecution faced by the religious group around the world t...
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KUALA LUMPUR: Malaysian police seized nearly 600kg of drugs they believe was mostly crystal methamphetamine in a crackdown on two trafficking syndicates over the weekend, they said on Monday (Jan 14)...
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KUALA LUMPUR, Jan 14 — Malaysian police seized nearly 600 kg of drugs they believe was mostly crystal methamphetamine in a crackdown on two trafficking syndicates over the weekend, they said today.
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KUALA LUMPUR (Jan 14): Malaysian police seized nearly 600 kg of drugs they believe was mostly crystal methamphetamine in a crackdown on two trafficking syndicates over the weekend, they said on Monday...
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PUTRAJAYA: Malaysia has not truly achieved unity among races despite having been independent for over six decades and not experiencing racial riots, apart from the isolated event in 1969, claims Tun ...
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PUTRAJAYA: Prime Minister Dr Mahathir Mohamad says Malaysians have yet to achieve true unity despite over six decades of independence as each race wants to maintain their own culture and heritage.
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PUTRAJAYA, Jan 14 — Malaysia still has a way to go before its various races are truly and fully united, Prime Minister Tun Dr Mahathir Mohamad said today.
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BUKIT MERTAJAM: Police have arrested four men and a woman from Myanmar to facilitate investigation into the murder of a 55-year-old employment agent who was found dead with 14 stab wounds in Taman Pulasan, Bukit Minyak, on Saturday.
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BUKIT MERTAJAM: Four men and a woman from Myanmar were detained to assist investigations in the case of a foreign worker agent who was found dead with 14 stab wounds on several parts of the body in a...
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BUKIT MERTAJAM, Jan 13 — Four men and a woman from Myanmar were detained to assist investigations in the case of a foreign worker agent who was found dead with 14 stab wounds on several parts of the...
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BUKIT MERTAJAM : The body of an agent supplying foreign workers was found with 14 stab wounds all over at his rented house where he lived with a group of foreigners at the Taman Pulasan Flats , Bukit ...
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BUKIT MERTAJAM, Jan 12  — The body of an agent  supplying  foreign workers was found with 14 stab wounds all over at his rented house where he lived with a group of foreigners at the Taman Pulasa...
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BUKIT MERTAJAM, Penang: The body of an agent supplying foreign workers was found with 14 stab wounds at his rented house where he lived with a group of foreigners at the Taman Pulasan Flats in Buk...
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PETALING JAYA, Jan 12 — Domestic Trade and Consumer Affairs Minister Datuk Seri Saifuddin Nasution Ismail today confirmed that petrol dealers have been asked to display petrol price comparison of ot...
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A Myanmar court rejects the appeal of two Reuters reporters sentenced to seven years in jail on charges of breaking the Official Secrets Act, saying the defense had not provided sufficient evidence to...
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A Myanmar court on Friday rejected the appeal of two Reuters reporters sentenced to seven years in jail on charges of breaking the Official Secrets Act, saying the defence had not provided sufficient ...
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PUTRAJAYA : Some 24 years after serving as a junior Malaysian diplomatic officer to Japan, Datuk Kennedy Jawan will return to the ‘Land of the Rising Sun’, this time with a bigger responsibility, ...
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The Malaysian government requires formal evidence before it can deport controversial Muslim preacher Zakir Naik, said Anwar Ibrahim.
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ALOR STAR: The Kedah Immigration Department detained 11 illegal immigrants in various locations in Tunjang, Jitra, today.
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KUALA LUMPUR (Jan 8)(Thomson Reuters Foundation): Asian countries holding elections this year must be ready to protect the rights of LGBT+ communities, ahead of a likely rise in anti-gay rhetoric by p...
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KUALA LUMPUR: Eight Malaysians will ride 7,000km to six Asean countries in a motorcycle convoy.
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GOMBAK: Former foreign minister Syed Hamid Albar today urged the government to ratify a United Nations’ convention on refugees.
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KUALA LUMPUR: Ansell, an Australian company which manufactures protective industrial and medical gloves and condoms, said it is investigating allegations that Top Glove, one of its major Malaysian sup...
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KULAI: Illegal immigrants are using licensed premises owned by Malaysians to operate their own businesses.
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HANOI: Vietnam's largest telecommunication company, Viettel, is seeking to double its five million subscribers in Myanmar by the end of the year and is also holding talks with Malaysian telecommunication companies to buy stakes, its president and chief executive officer Le Dang Dung told Reuters an in interview on Friday.
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We looked back at the 10 predictions we made for 2018 and found that six hit the bull’s eye, three missed the mark, and one remains unclear.
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Singapore-based startup GrabJobs has raised funding, it revealed today, as expansion of its jobs portal continues, with users dotted across Singapore, Philippines, Myanmar, and Thailand.
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IT IS going to be difficult to live down the success that was 2018 for Malaysia.
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SEREMBAN, Dec 31 — A lorry driver and his attendant were injured after their vehicle, laden with ice, skidded and plunged into a five-metre deep ravine at Jalan Hutan Lipur Lenggeng, Mantin, near he...
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SEREMBAN: A lorry driver and his attendant were injured after their vehicle, laden with ice, skidded and plunged into a five-metre deep ravine at Jalan Hutan Lipur Lenggeng, Mantin, near here.
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KUALA LUMPUR: The year 2018 has been an eventful year for Malaysia and among the most praiseworthy initiatives have been those related to its relief and humanitarian efforts in the region.