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TAWAU (March 20): The Tawau municipal council is sweeping down on illegal settlements by identifying and demolishing the shelters they built.
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KUALA LUMPUR (March 19): Co. expects to submit the so-called Regulated Asset Base Framework that would set out the financing model for local airport development to the government and Malaysian Aviatio...
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Bersatu Youth executive committee member Mohd Ashraf Mustaqim Badrul Munir and activist Zikri Zulkifli were charged in a magistrate’s court in Butterworth yesterday with obstructing public officials...
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KOTA KINABALU (March 18): Sabah Fire and Rescue Department has called on members of the public to stop open burning in the current dry spell.
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The air quality in Rompin, Pahang reached "very unhealthy" levels early this morning, according to the Malaysian Air Pollutant Index (APIMS). The Environment Department website revealed that Rompin's ...
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Recently in Pasir Gudang, it is reported that an illegal tyre recycling factory had allegedly dumped chemical waste in Sungai Kim Kim in Pasir Gudang on the 6th March 2019.
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KUALA LUMPUR, March 16 — Putrajaya needs to come up with emergency measures to fight rising xenophobia and extremism, Klang MP Charles Santiago said today after the mass shooting in two New Zealand ...
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New Zeland mosque attack victim Rahimi Ahmad was believed to be in "very critical" condition, according to his family members in Penang.
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KUALA LUMPUR, March 15 — The Malaysian injured in mass shootings in Christchurch, New Zealand was a former student of the Malay College Kuala Kangsar (MCKK), a person claiming to be a former classma...
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Umno will sell its stake in Media Prima, the country's biggest conglomerate, according to the party's acting president Mohamad Hasan.
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JOHOR BAHRU: Malaysian Prime Minister Mahathir Mohamad stressed on Thursday (Mar 14) that there was no need to declare an emergency in the wake of the toxic waste pollution in Pasir Gudang, which h...
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KUALA LUMPUR (March 14): Tenaga Nasional Bhd (TNB) said today that in accordance with the company’s practice, any material statement on changes in the state-owned utility's leadership or matters tha...
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KUALA LUMPUR (March 14): Tenaga Nasional Bhd's share price fell as much as 10 sen or 0.79% to RM12.60 so far today on profit taking and amid speculation the state-owned utility's president and chief e...
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KUALA LUMPUR (March 14): Tenaga Nasional Bhd's share price fell as much as 10 sen or 0.79% to RM12.60 so far today on profit taking and amid speculation the state-owned utility's president and chief e...
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KUALA LUMPUR - The illegal dumping of toxic waste into Sungai Kim Kim in Pasir Gudang, Johor, has sickened 506 people and forced the closure of all 111 schools in the area.
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KUALA LUMPUR, March 14 — As of today, the illegal dumping of toxic waste into Sungai Kim Kim in Pasir Gudang, Johor has forced the closure of all 111 schools in the area and made 506 people sick.
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KUALA LUMPUR (March 14): Malaysia’s state-owned utility CEO Azman Mohd was given notice to resign last Friday (March 8), New Straits Times reports, citing unidentified people close to the company.
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JOHOR BAHRU: The Sultan of Johor Ibrahim Iskandar has pledged RM1 million (US$244,700) to help aid efforts after a suspected illegal toxic waste dumping in Pasir Gudang left more than 500 people ill.
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KUALA LUMPUR, March 14 — Malaysia can use the returning Islamic State (IS) recruits to study the mindset of militants, said counterterrorism expert Andrin Raj.
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KUALA LUMPUR, March 13 — A Kelantan state executive councillor (exco) said today that a special committee has been formed to study whether the traditional dance theatre called Mak Yong is Shariah-co...
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KUALA LUMPUR, March 11 — One of the causes of accidents on expressways are lorry drivers who park at the emergency lane to rest or sleep, according to PLUS Expressway Bhd.
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KUALA LUMPUR, March 10 — Umno is reportedly pushing for a new “coalition government” with PAS, in four states, to be governed jointly by the two parties.
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KUALA LUMPUR (March 9): Jalan Tuanku Abdul Rahman (TAR) will only be closed to private vehicles during weekends, reported the New Straits Times (NST). A source told NST the decision was made yesterday...
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PETALING JAYA: Malaysia Airlines Bhd’s (MAB) Group CEO Captain Izham Ismail today defended the airline against the negative reports surrounding the national carrier, citing its past and recent achie...
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KUALA LUMPUR, March 9 ― The one-kilometre stretch along Jalan Tuanku Abdul Rahman (TAR) here will only be closed to private vehicles during weekends, said an unidentified source.
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I get excited when Penang gets ever more connected to the world.
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KUALA LUMPUR: Malaysia Deputy Prime Minister Wan Azizah Wan Ismail said on Thursday (Mar 7) that the government will not impose compulsory childhood vaccination, adding that parents should be free to ...
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KUALA LUMPUR, March 6 ― Rare earth mining company Lynas faces challenges in exporting waste stockpile from its Advanced Material Plant (LAMP) facility, based on a report by the New Straits Times.
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GEORGE TOWN • An information technology manager from Ireland was found murdered in his Penang condominium unit, along with a cryptic note.
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PUTRAJAYA - Malaysia on Tuesday (March 5) formed a Royal Commission of Inquiry (RCI) to formally probe the shocking discovery in 2015 of mass graves and human trafficking activities in northern Perlis...
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GEORGE TOWN - An information technology manager from Ireland was found murdered on Monday evening (March 4) in his Penang condominium unit at Bangunan MBF along Jalan Sultan Ahmad Shah here, along wit...
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KUALA LUMPUR, March 4 — Datuk Seri Mohamad Hasan has urged for cooler heads to prevail, following MCA and MIC’s announcement that they would seek a new political alliance earlier today.
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BN acting chairperson Mohamad Hasan has called for a BN supreme council meeting after MCA and MIC said they are exploring a new political alliance.
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KUALA LUMPUR: Parti Keadilan Rakyat’s (PKR) president Anwar Ibrahim should take over as prime minister immediately following back-to-back by-election losses suffered by the Pakatan Harapan (PH) coal...
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KUALA LUMPUR: Thirty-four Rohingya were found on a beach in Malaysia Friday (Mar 1), police said, the first of the Muslim minority group thought to have arrived in the country by sea for almost a yea...
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KUALA LUMPUR: Thirty-four Rohingya were found on a beach in Perlis today, police said, the first of the Muslim minority group thought to have arrived in the country by sea for almost a year.
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KUALA LUMPUR (AFP) - Thirty-four Rohingya were found on a beach in Malaysia Friday (March 1), police said, the first of the Muslim minority group thought to have arrived in the country by sea for almo...
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KUALA LUMPUR, March 1 — Thirty-four Rohingya were found on a beach in Malaysia today, police said, the first of the Muslim minority group thought to have arrived in the country by sea for almost a y...
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IPOH, Feb 28 — The government should monitor migrant workers from India and Pakistan here to ensure their countries’ growing conflict does not expand to Malaysia, said a geostrategist.
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KUALA LUMPUR, Feb 25 — Government handouts made many settlers too dependent on Federal Land Development Authority (Felda) loans, causing its debt to stack up and disrupt cash flow, New Straits Times...
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KUALA LUMPUR (Feb 20): The Transport Ministry is serious about improving the “safety level at public transport stations”, reported the New Straits Times yesterday.
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KUALA LUMPUR (Feb 20): Netizens are over the moon with the arrest of a man believed to have assaulted and robbed a woman in a lift at the Taman Mutiara MRT station in Cheras on Valentine’s Day last ...
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KUALA LUMPUR (Feb 15): Real estate players are of the opinion that the 1km stretch closure to vehicles along Jalan Tuanku Abdul Rahman (TAR) would raise shop tenancy rates and revitalise the historica...
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KUALA LUMPUR (Feb 14): Most of the traders on Jalan Tuanku Abdul Rahman (TAR) have voiced objection to the plan by Kuala Lumpur City Hall (DBKL) to close a 1km stretch to private vehicles on the stree...
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There’s been a lot of talk since prime minister Tun Dr Mahathir Mohamad expressed his desire to bring Formula 1 back to Malaysia, with mixed responses all around (yes, we’ve read your comments).
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PUTRAJAYA: Malaysia is ready to resolve its issues with North Korea following the high-profile murder of Kim Jong Nam two years ago, said Prime Minister Mahathir Mohamad on Tuesday (Feb 12).
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SEMENYIH, Feb 12 — The new Economic Action Council (EAC) was not formed to bolster the supposed ineffectiveness of the current Pakatan Harapan(PH) Cabinet ministers lineup, Tan Sri Muhyiddin insiste...
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KUALA LUMPUR, Feb 12 — Tun Dr Mahathir Mohamad’s move to convene a new Economic Action Council shows he considers his administration’s machinery ineffectual in handling key issues, said Datuk A....
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KUANTAN - Malaysian police arrested a man in his 20s on Sunday (Feb 10) in connection with investigations into the discovery of a girl's body in Kampung Tanjung Medang Hilir in Pekan, Bernama news age...
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The body of an 11-year-old girl was found more than a week after she went missing in Malaysia's Pahang state on Saturday (Feb 9).
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Johor Menteri Besar Osman Sapian reportedly ignored media questions today regarding allegations that he had lied about having an accounting degree from Universiti Putra Malaysia (UPM). The New Straits...
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Various parties have commented on the out-of-court settlement between PAS president Abdul Hadi Awang and Sarawak Report editor Clare Rewcastle-Brown. We can expect more lively and loaded commentaries ...
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KUALA LUMPUR, Feb 9 -- A Malaysian delegation will meet with Cambodian Justice Minister Ang Vong Vathana next week to see the release of 47 Malaysians who were arrested last December, a news report sa...
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KUALA LUMPUR, Feb 5 — All airlines save for AirAsia and its long-haul sister, AirAsia X, fully collect the passenger service charge (PSC) imposed at KLIA2 by the Malaysian Aviation Commission, said ...
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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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KUALA LUMPUR: Two elderly women died on Monday (Jan 28) while waiting to get free food coupons at Plaza Pudu ICC in Kuala Lumpur.
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PETALING JAYA (Jan 28): A fire had broken out at the KTM's longhouse quarters in Bangsar Utama, near the Bangsar LRT station and Sri Pahang flats, leaving 30 people homeless, reported the New Strai...
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PETALING JAYA: The government will set up a royal commission of inquiry (RCI) into allegations of human trafficking in Wang Kelian, Perlis, where authorities discovered mass graves four years ago.
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PETALING JAYA: An Umno veteran has urged Putrajaya to set up a Constitutional Court to hear issues revolving around the Federal Constitution.
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Selangor Pakatan Harapan yesterday decided to field a candidate from Bersatu in Semenyih state seat in the March 2 by-election, said state's Bersatu chief Abdul Rashid Asari (pix).
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Government advisor Tun Daim Zainuddin on Tuesday said he was not involved in the appointment of his former press secretary Rashid Yusof as the New Straits Times (NST) group editor as it was decided by...
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Former Council of Eminent Persons (CEP) chairperson Daim Zainuddin has denied that the appointment of his former press secretary Rashid Yusof as the group editor of New Straits Times (NST) demonstrate...
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A state assemblyperson in Terengganu has been arrested by the MACC for allegedly making RM500,000 in false claims.
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GEORGE TOWN: A 38-year-old man in Malaysia was arrested on Sunday (Jan 20) after he slapped a doctor for refusing to issue a medical certificate (MC) to his wife.
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PETALING JAYA: The Federal Land Development Authority (Felda) today denied any delay in extending special aid allocated by Putrajaya to farmers.
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BUTTERWORTH: Malaysia authorities ordered a coffee factory in Penang to temporarily close on Thursday (Jan 17) after rat droppings were found on its premises.
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KUALA LUMPUR, Jan 17 — The Malaysian Muslim Restaurant Owners Association (Presma) today lauded the move by Pelita Samudra Pertama (M) Sdn Bhd (Pelita) to stop selling cigarettes.
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Yet another brouhaha about a cross made headlines last week.
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KUANTAN: Pahang’s Sultan Abdullah Sultan Ahmad Shah, who was proclaimed as the state’s ruler on Tuesday (Jan 15), has a reputation for being well-versed in state affairs, as well as a humble and g...
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KUALA LUMPUR, Jan 13 — The police have shot dead a male suspect who took a two-year-old girl hostage in a flat in Tuaran, Sabah this afternoon.
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JOHOR BARU • Malaysian police have nabbed a Pakistani man for sexually attacking a woman in Johor who got into his car after mistaking it for the Grab ride she had booked.
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JOHOR BARU - Malaysian police have caught a Pakistani man for sexually attacking a woman in Johor who got into his car after wrongly thinking it was the Grab ride she booked.
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SIBU, Sarawak: A babysitter in Malaysia has been arrested over the suspected child abuse of two babies - a 9-month-old and a 17-month-old - under her care, local media reported.
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KUALA LUMPUR • The Pahang royal household will meet this week to discuss the possibility of the Regent of Pahang succeeding the state's ailing sultan.
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Pahang ruler Sultan Ahmad Shah is next in line to become the Yang di-Pertuan Agong, but the state monarch is ill.His poor health condition led to speculation as to whether the Conference of Rulers wou...
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CAMERON POLLS | With nomination day just two days away, the EC has already sold five nomination forms for the Cameron Highlands by-election on Jan 26.
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Pahang ruler Sultan Ahmad Shah is next in line to become the Yang di-Pertuan Agong, but the state monarch is ill.
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PETALING JAYA, Jan 8 — Pelita Samudra Pertama (M) Sdn Bhd (Pelita) plans to stop selling cigarettes at its restaurants nationwide by the end of 2019.
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Splashed across the front pages of Malaysian newspapers early yesterday was the stepping down of the King for the first time in the country's history.
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KUALA LUMPUR (Jan 7): The Conference of Rulers have concluded their meeting today after the sudden abdication of Sultan Muhammad V as the 15th Yang di-Pertuan Agong yesterday.
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KUALA TERENGGANU, Terengganu: The Malaysian government hopes that the country's new king will be selected as soon as possible, Prime Minister Mahathir Mohamad said on Monday (Jan 7).
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PETALING JAYA: The Conference of Rulers today decided that Perak’s Sultan Nazrin Shah will continue his duties as the acting Agong, following the resignation of Sultan Muhammad V. The New Straits Ti...
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KUALA LUMPUR - Splashed across front pages of Malaysia's newspapers on Monday (Jan 7) morning was the King's resignation , a first in the nation's history.
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KUALA LUMPUR: Malaysia's King Muhammad V abdicated on Sunday, the palace said, after two years on the throne, the first time a monarch has stepped down before completing their five-year tenure.
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KUALA LUMPUR • Malaysia's prime-minister-in-waiting Anwar Ibrahim told a British business daily that there are politicians in the country's ruling alliance who want to stop him from leading the coun...
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PETALING JAYA: The Yang di-Pertuan Agong Sultan Muhammad V today attended the Friday prayers at the Masjid Al Sultan Ismail in Kubang Kerian, Kelantan, amid online rumours and a meeting by the Malay r...
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KUALA LUMPUR: Prime Minister Mahathir Mohamad on Friday (Jan 4) hit out at Johor’s crown prince Tunku Ismail Sultan Ibrahim, saying that the royal does not understand the concept of a federation.
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KUALA LUMPUR (THE STAR/ASIA NEWS NETWORK) - Prime Minister Mahathir Mohamad said on Friday (Jan 4) he has not received any official confirmation or indication on rumours that the Malaysian King would ...
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KUALA LUMPUR (Jan 4): Amid rumours of abdication, Prime Minister Tun Dr Mahathir Mohamad confirmed that Sultan Muhammad V has returned and resumed his duties as Agong.
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KUALA LUMPUR: Dr Mahathir Mohamad today said he had no knowledge of any special meeting held by the rulers, in the wake of a rumour circulating on social media involving the Yang Di-Pertuan Agong.
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A group of Malay rulers met in Kuala Lumpur last night amid speculations raised over the status of the Yang Di-Pertuan Agong.
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PETALING JAYA: The Malay rulers held a rare and unscheduled meeting on Wednesday night amid social media rumours involving the current Agong, the New Straits Times (NST) reported today.
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KUALA LUMPUR, Jan 4 — Pakatan Harapan did not set a timeframe for Tun Dr Mahathir Mohamad to hand the prime minister’s post to Datuk Seri Anwar Ibrahim as the duo would know when to do so, a senio...
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KUALA LUMPUR, Jan 4 — The Malay Rulers convened a rare unofficial meeting on Wednesday night for a serious discussion on an undisclosed matter, according to confidential sources.
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KOTA BARU - Kelantan's Deputy Menteri Besar Mohd Amar Nik Abdullah on Thursday (Jan 3) asked the public not to believe in speculation that the Malaysian King will be stepping down from the throne.
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PETALING JAYA, Jan 3 ― Amid internal backlash, Parti Pribumi Bersatu Malaysia (PPBM) secretary-general Datuk Marzuki Yahya said today its Youth wing chief Syed Saddiq Abdul Rahman can only replaced ...
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Implemented in stages since December 2017, Pulau Pinang state government and Royal Malaysia Police (PDRM) earlier today has officially launched the state’s facial recognition CCTV system which i...
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SINGAPORE - A storm brewing in the Gulf of Thailand is heading for southern Thailand and could affect tourist areas later this week, forecasters say.
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KUALA LUMPUR: Teething problems have been reported in enforcing Putrajaya’s smoking ban in food establishments, with some still puffing away in violation of the new rules.
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KUALA LUMPUR, Jan 1 — The government will not reinstate the Federal Development Department (JPP) to benefit political parties, Prime Minister Tun Dr Mahathir Mohamad said today amid backlash against...