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KUALA LUMPUR: A Perak state executive councillor has confirmed discussions are ongoing within the state government to replace the Ipoh mayor Zamri Man.
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SUBANG JAYA: The government has allocated RM10 million to Impact Malaysia, which has been set up for youth and social development projects, said Youth and Sports Minister Syed Saddiq Abdul Rahman.
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KUALA LUMPUR (April 19): The Government is allocating RM10 million to modify 1Malaysia 4 Youth (iM4U) handled by Barisan Nasional into Impact Malaysia to focus on more innovative participation of volu...
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PUTRAJAYA: The government is studying the possibility of introducing an act on cyber security, according to Deputy Prime Minister Datuk Seri Dr Wan Azizah Wan Ismail.
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PUTRAJAYA (April 19): The Government is studying the possibility of introducing an Act on cyber security, said Deputy Prime Minister Datuk Seri Dr Wan Azizah Wan Ismail.
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The government is studying the possibility of introducing an Act on cybersecurity, said Deputy Prime Minister Datuk Seri Dr Wan Azizah Wan Ismail.
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The government is studying the possibility of introducing an act for cybersecurity, said Deputy Prime Minister Dr Wan Azizah Wan Ismail.
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PUTRAJAYA, April 19 — The government is studying the possibility of introducing an Act on cyber security, said Deputy Prime Minister Datuk Seri Dr Wan Azizah Wan Ismail.
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BANTING: The state government is expected to take two weeks to investigate the Jenjarom lead-acid battery manufacturing plant alleged to be causing pollution.
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GEORGE TOWN: An environmental NGO today said the tacit approval given to Penang’s three-island project is a “bad move”, saying the project would not do any good for its people or the economy.
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PUCHONG, April 19 — Youth and Sports Minister Syed Saddiq Abdul Rahman today said that the government had allocated RM10 million to revamp 1Malaysia 4 Youth (iM4U), the previous Barisan Nasional (BN...
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APRIL 19 — CAP and SAM are relieved to read the clarification by Federal Territories Minister Khalid Abdul Samad that the National Physical Planning Council (NPPC) has not approved the Penang South ...
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The National Physical Planning Council (NPPC) has yet to give the green light to the Penang South Reclamation project (PSR). This was announced by Federal Territories Minister Khalid Abdul Samad via a...
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GEORGE TOWN: The long-awaited federal approvals for Penang’s mega projects are finally at hand, with the latest being for a plan to reclaim three islands that will give the state a land bank worth an estimated RM70bil.
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In the future, when we talk about ‘staying in Penang island,’ we will need to specify exactly which one.
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GEORGE TOWN (April 18): The proposed Penang South Reclamation (PSR) mega project has received the approval from the National Physical Planning Council (NPPC), reports said today.
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GEORGE TOWN, April 18 ― The Penang state government must reveal the 18 conditions attached to federal approval of the Penang South Reclamation (PSR) project, two non-governmental organisations (NGOs...
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KOTA KINABALU: Studies have confirmed that the Sumatran rhinoceros is effectively extinct in the wild after they were no longer sighted in Sabah, says state Tourism, Culture and Environ­ment Minister Datuk Christina Liew.
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KOTA KINABALU: The Sumatran rhinoceros has no longer been sighted in Sabah, according to studies conducted at the Ulu Segama Forest Reserve and Tabin Wildlife Reserve in Lahad Datu.
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KOTA KINABALU: No Sumatran rhinoceros have been detected in Sabah by the latest surveys, indicating that the species may have become extinct.
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PUTRAJAYA: As of Dec 31 last year, 3,856 handicapped persons (OKU) or 0.31% of handicapped persons are employed in the public sector out of the total 1,268,701 posts in the country, said the Women, Family and Community Development Ministry.
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KINI ROUNDUP | Here are key headlines you may have missed yesterday, in brief. 1.
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The audit of alleged wrongdoings in the Socioeconomic Development of the Indian Community (Sedic) programme is still ongoing, according to Minister in Prime Minister’s Department P Waythamoorthy.
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PETALING JAYA: Gay rights activist Numan Afifi has been called up by the police over a speech made at the United Nations Human Rights Council (UNHCR) in Geneva in March.
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A Penang Gerakan leader has urged Chief Minister Chow Kon Yeow to clarify if the SRS Consortium, the Pan Island Link 1 (PIL1) highway's project delivery partner is the project's contractor as well.
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The Malaysian Indian Transformation Unit (Mitra) is set to lodge reports with the police and MACC against dubious NGOs it accused of misusing millions of ringgit in government grants intended for the ...
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KUALA LUMPUR, April 16 — The Ministry of Women, Family and Community Development (KPWKM) has achieved the federal government’s policy to provide jobs for 1 per cent of the disabled in the civil se...
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CHILDREN and people with disabilities and their families go through many struggles in life.
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EXCLUSIVE: PUTRAJAYA: Grants amounting to millions of ringgit channelled to hundreds of non-governmental organisations (NGO) to help the Indian community were misused and a part of it taken up for “personal gain.”
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GEORGE TOWN (April 15): The Penang authorities are “ignoring public objections”, said non-governmental organisations (NGOs) in the state in reaction to the news that the RM7 billion Pan Island Lin...
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APRIL 15 — Children and people with disabilities and their families go through many struggles in life.
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PUTRAJAYA, April 15 — Thirteen strategic partners of Yayasan Kebajikan Negara (YKN) today presented their sponsorships to the foundation and signed fresh Memorandums of Understanding (MoU) with it.
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Lynas Malaysia had been warned in 2011 that it risked jeopardising its operations as it had not engaged "meaningfully” with local environmental concerns.
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KUANTAN: Land owners anxiously waiting on when bauxite mining could restart said they are ready to follow regulations but the public and their elected representatives are more keen on enforcement.
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KUALA LUMPUR: Experts in the palm oil industry have urged Malaysia to avoid a trade war but instead look at rebranding, increasing yields and extending the life span of oil palms.
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KOTA KINABALU: Warisan president Shafie Apdal hopes to help Pakatan Harapan break a losing streak at by-elections through helping DAP to defend the Sandakan parliamentary seat next month.
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KUALA LUMPUR: Safe Kids Malaysia Universiti Putra Malaysia (UPM) executive director, Assoc Prof Dr Kulanthayan KC Mani has been elected to the board of directors of the Geneva-registered Global Allian...
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KUANTAN: Stakeholders and the public are generally supportive of the bauxite mining standard operating procedures (SOP), but they want the SOP to be backed by enforcement.
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PETALING JAYA: PAS president Datuk Seri Abdul Hadi Awang has congratulated Barisan Nasional's Datuk Seri Mohamad Hasan's on his victory in the Rantau by-election, saying the people have rejected Pakatan Harapan's politics of blame.
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KUALA LUMPUR: Fourteen non-government organisations (NGOs) have lodged police reports against the owner of the Facebook account ‘Sabah-Sarawak Merdeka’ for uploading a status insulting and scornin...
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The Education Ministry has called on all non-governmental organisations (NGOs) to help children without identification documents to register with the National Registration Department (NRD) so they can...
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KUALA LUMPUR, April 13 — Fourteen non-government organisations (NGO) have lodged a police report against the owner of the Facebook account ‘Sabah-Sarawak Merdeka’ for uploading a status in...
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JOHOR BARU, April 13 — The Education Ministry has called on all non-governmental organisations (NGOs) to help children without identification documents to register with the National Registration Dep...
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PUTRAJAYA (April 12): Inspector-General of Police Tan Sri Mohamad Fuzi Harun has been ordered to investigate a group calling themselves 'Sabah-Sarawak Merdeka Movement (Sabah-Sarawak Independence Move...
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PUTRAJAYA: Inspector-General of Police Tan Sri Mohamad Fuzi Harun has been ordered to investigate a group calling themselves the Sabah-Sarawak Merdeka movement, concerning a photograph which allegedly...
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LETTER | Penang, largely due to its NGOs, probably is the only state/area in South East Asia that has generated the most robust debates and dialogues on the sustainability of communities and environme...
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PUTRAJAYA: Fourteen Islamic NGOs today expressed their gratitude to Prime Minister Tun Dr Mahathir Mohamad over the government’s withdrawal from ratifying the Rome Statute of the International Crimi...
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PUTRAJAYA: Several non-governmental organisations have come out to express their gratitude to Prime Minister Tun Dr Mahathir Mohamad over Malaysia's withdrawal from the Rome Statute.
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KOTA KINABALU: A former operations manager with a palm oil company is the first to announce his intention to contest the Sandakan parliamentary by-election.
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KOTA KINABALU: A former oil palm executive has announced plans to contest as an independent in the May 11 Sandakan by-election while the main opposition parties are still keeping their plans under wrap.
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KUALA LUMPUR: The Legal Affairs Division in the Prime Minister’s Department is expected to announce the appointment of a Suhakam (Human Rights Commission of Malaysia) commissioner for the portfolio ...
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KUALA LUMPUR, April 11 — Deputy Education Minister Teo Nie Ching said it is Universiti Utara Malaysia’s (UUM) prerogative to decide if it should permit controversial Islamic televangelist Zakir Na...
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LETTER | What hope for Malaysia, a climate and renewable energy leader, we saw at the Clean Energy Collaboration conference in Kuching.
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TWO groups – one supporting and another opposing Lynas’ rare earth processing plants in Malaysia – held peaceful demonstrations on opposite sides of the road in front of Parliament yesterday.
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LETTER | We, the undersigned NGOs and concerned individuals call on the Prime Minister Dr Mahathir Mohamad and his cabinet, especially the Minister for Environment, Science, Technology and Climate Cha...
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KUCHING: The failure of the Pakatan Harapan (PH) government to acquire a two-third majority to pass the Constitution Bill (Amendment 2019) is “a landmark for Sarawakians and Sabahans”, State Refor...
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KUALA LUMPUR: Two groups – one supporting and the other opposing Lynas’ rare earth processing plants in Malaysia – held peaceful demonstrations concurrently in front of Parliament on Wednesday (April 10).
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KUALA LUMPUR (April 10): Some 200 people from numerous non-government organisations (NGOs) led by 'Save Malaysia, Stop Lynas' were at the Parliament gate to hand over a memorandum at 10.30am today.
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KUALA LUMPUR: The Women, Family and Community Development Ministry has formed a special projects team to ensure laws relating to gender equality are formed with consideration given to all parties.
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The Women, Family and Community Development Ministry has formed a special projects team to ensure laws relating to gender equality are formed with consideration given to all parties.
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KUALA LUMPUR: A group of Barisan Nasional-linked NGOs wants the Foreign Minister and Attorney-General to be sacked over the attempt to ratify the Rome Statute of the International Criminal Court (ICC) and the International Convention on the Elimination of All Forms of Racial Discrimination (Icerd).
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KUALA LUMPUR: A group of Barisan-linked NGOs wants Foreign Affairs Minister Datuk Saifuddin Abdullah and Attorney General Tommy Thomas to be sacked over the attempt to ratify the International Convention on the Elimination of All Forms of Racial Discrimination (Icerd) and the Rome Statute of the International Criminal Court (ICC).
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SEREMBAN: A total of 110 of the 118 early voters in the Rantau state by-election will cast their ballots tomorrow, according to the Election Commission (EC). Seventy-four of them, comprising military...
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KUALA LUMPUR, April 8 — As the Dewan Rakyat sitting convened today, a group of about 40 men and women assembled at the gates of Parliament demanding the removal of Foreign Minister Datuk Saifuddin A...
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SEREMBAN (April 8): A total of 110 of the 118 early voters in the Rantau state by-election will cast their ballots tomorrow, according to the Election Commission (EC). Seventy-four of them, comprising...
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RANTAU POLLS | A total of 110 of the 118 early voters in the Rantau state by-election will cast their ballots tomorrow, according to the Election Commission.
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KUALA LUMPUR, April 8 — A total of 110 of the 118 early voters in the Rantau state by-election will cast their ballots tomorrow, according to the Election Commission (EC). Seventy-four of them, comp...
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KUALA LUMPUR, April 8 — The light rail transit (LRT) and Pan Island Link 1 (PIL 1) project are set to begin construction in June 2020, according to a report by The Star.
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KUALA LUMPUR, April 4 — The government is considering extending the duration for price-controlled items during festive periods, as part of measures to alleviate the rakyat’s rising living costs, s...
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NGOs have called on police to be truthful in revealing its missteps under “forced coercion” following the outcome of the public inquiry into the disappearances of two activists several years ago.
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PUTRAJAYA: The setting up of the Independent Police Complaints and Misconduct Commission (IPCMC) should be done without further delay so there is an independent body with close oversight of police functions, say two NGOs.
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KUALA LUMPUR - Malaysia’s former premier Najib Razak has arrived at Malaysia's High Court on Wednesday (April 3) to attend the start of his much-anticipated trial over the alleged plundering of ...
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SHAH ALAM, April 2 — Strengthening the ‘core’ Malay race is only the first phase of the Umno-PAS coalition before other races are looked after, Umno Youth chief Datuk Asyraf Wajdi Dusuki said to...
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GOBI Partners, a regional venture capital firm announced on April 2 that it has appointed Jamaludin Bujang (pic), former chief executive officer of Malaysian Venture Capital Management (Mavcap) as the...
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PETALING JAYA: The Inland Revenue Board (IRB) is said to have asked former prime minister Datuk Seri Najib Razak to pay an additional RM1.5bil in taxes.
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PENANG (April 1): There is an oversupply of expensive houses while there is insufficient affordable homes for the people in Penang, former state executive councillor Toh Kin Woon has said in an event ...
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KUALA LUMPUR (April 1): Malaysia has capped its monthly bauxite exports at 600,000 tonnes in draft proposals that aim to standardise the operating procedures for bauxite mining and export activities i...
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KUALA LUMPUR: Malaysia has capped its monthly bauxite exports at 600,000 tonnes in draft proposals that aim to standardise the operating procedures for bauxite mining and export activities in Pahang.
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KUALA LUMPUR (REUTERS) - Malaysia has capped its monthly bauxite exports at 600,000 tonnes in draft proposals that aim to standardise the operating procedures for bauxite mining and export activities ...
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KUALA LUMPUR: The Cabinet will consider a suggestion to release the Council of Eminent Persons (CEP) report from the Official Secrets Act, says Deputy Prime Minister Dr Wan Azizah Wan Ismail.
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KUALA LUMPUR: Food Bank Malaysia, an initiative by the government to alleviate the cost of living, has benefited 45,850 households as of February.
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KUALA LUMPUR: Food Bank Malaysia, an initiative by the government to alleviate the cost of living, has benefited 45,850 households as of February.
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A group of 54 NGOs have urged the federal government to declassify the Council of Eminent Persons (CEP) report, even if it means redacting sensitive materials.
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PETALING JAYA: Fifty NGOs have come together to call for the Council of Eminent Persons (CEP) report to be made public instead of placing it under the “repressive” Official Secrets Act 1972 (OSA)....
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KUALA LUMPUR, March 30 — Fifty-four civil society groups called today for the declassification of the Council of Eminent Persons (CEP) report recommending to the Pakatan Harapan (PH) government meas...
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PETALING JAYA: Deputy Health Minister Dr Lee Boon Chye today called on patients to return seven types of high blood pressure medication containing Losartan to suppliers.
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PETALING JAYA: A think tank today voiced concern over the government’s announcement that the report by the Council of Eminent Persons (CEP) will remain under the Official Secrets Act (OSA). The Inst...
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PETALING JAYA: A second-year law student who recently turned 21 donated RM900 of the money she received for her birthday to civil society group Tenaganita in appreciation of its work on human rights i...
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KOTA KINABALU: At the Telaga river in Pitas, in the northern region of Sabah, villagers are fighting to save a once thriving mangrove forest which they say is teetering on the brink of destruction tha...
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PUTRAJAYA: Finally, after several applications were rejected, stateless and outstanding student Roisah Abdullah received her Malaysian citizenship today.
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GEORGE TOWN: The Penang Forum today said the hardship in getting a billion-ringgit loan to kickstart the RM46 billion Penang Transport Master Plan (PTMP) is a good time to review the project to cut co...
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KUALA LUMPUR: A PAS MP today slammed the women, family and community development ministry for helping Sisters in Islam (SIS), claiming the NGO’s Islamic activities are contradictory to Islamic teach...
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KOTA KINABALU: Sabah Assistant Education and Innovation Minister Jenifer Lasimbang has called for the establishment of a board to develop the arts and creative industries in the state.
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KUALA LUMPUR, March 28 — The Deputy Women, Family and Community Development Minister today alleged that non-governmental organisations (NGO) and political parties have both tried making personal and...
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PETALING JAYA: If there is anything that the Pakatan Harapan government has done, it is to regain some of the people’s trust.
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KUALA LUMPUR: Mohd Shahar Abdullah (BN-Paya Besar) today said the media is being blamed frequently even though the statements made by political leaders are clear and not misquoted.
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THE Solidarity4Peace rally at Dataran Merdeka on Saturday was a very pertinent response to the tragedy in Christchurch, New Zealand where Muslims at two mosques were gunned down, leaving 50 dead and m...
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KOTA KINABALU: A grassroots movement has voiced dismay over the state government’s green light for the proposed Papar Dam although the necessary environmental impact assessment reports had yet to be...
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Acting Umno president Mohamad Hasan shot back at his detractors today, asking them to examine his track record in the state he used to helm before branding him a racist.