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BATU KAWAN, Penang: Farm owners who do not report sickness or unnatural death among their livestock to the authorities could be fined up to RM25,000 (US$6,033), the government warned on Monday (Jun 2...
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BUTTERWORTH: The Penang Water Supply Corporation (PBAPP) has initiated emergency response repair works, due to a major pipe burst in Sungai Dua Water Treatment Plant (WTP), Penang’s largest WTP.
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KUALA LUMPUR: Police conducted 1,105 raids and arrested 1,462 people in a five-day blitz on gambling activities that began last Wednesday.
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KUALA LUMPUR: The police arrested 14,759 individuals and seized RM3.8 million in cash and 10,361 pieces of equipment in operations launched against illegal gambling since the start of the year.
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GEORGE TOWN: The French Catholic mission that runs the three iconic convent schools here said there are no plans to redevelop or sell the land, which would continue to be used for educational purposes...
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KUALA LUMPUR, June 24 — The police arrested 14,759 individuals and seized RM3.8 million in cash and 10,361 pieces of equipment in operations launched against illegal gambling since the start of the ...
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JUNE 24 — A recent article about Penang’s marine life in The Asean Post has given the wrong impression about a reclamation proposal and the fisheries condition in the State.
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GEORGE TOWN, June 24 — Penang will be organising an inaugural technology festival to showcase hundreds of new technologies in conjunction with the World Congress on Information Technology (WCIT) 202...
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GEORGE TOWN: Penang police crippled an online gambling syndicate that had been raking in profits up to RM240,000 a day from its Indonesian market after raiding four premises used as call centres in Su...
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SEBERANG PRAI, June 24 — The government today told pig farmers to report any African swine fever (ASF) outbreak instead of covering it up.
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KOTA KINABALU: Sabah will soon see a sanctuary for pangolins following the inking of a memorandum of understanding (MoU) between the state government and a retired Malaysian-born engineer here today.
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GEORGE TOWN, June 24 — The various stakeholders in the three convent schools facing closure should be given time and space to discuss the matter, Penang Chief Minister Chow Kon Yeow said.
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Penang police have crippled a syndicate distributing heroin and ecstasy pills with the seizure of drugs with a street value of RM718,700, as well as an online gambling ring.The drugs were seized after...
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KUALA LUMPUR: Chailease Berjaya Credit Sdn Bhd has raised RM450mil in its first ringgit syndicated term loan facility and the proceeds will be used for its business expansion.
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PETALING JAYA: Veteran lawyer K Kumaraendran has been made the first recipient of the Lifetime Achievement Award for his contributions to the practice of criminal law.
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GEORGE TOWN: Penang police have crippled a syndicate distributing heroin and ecstasy pills with the seizure of drugs with a street value of RM718,700, as well as an online gambling ring.
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KUALA LUMPUR, June 24 — Gamuda Bhd’s cash position will be significantly enhanced, providing significant liquidity to its asset profile, upon successful acquisition of its four tolls by the Fina...
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THE Chinese consul general in Penang gave a one-sided and simplistic overview of the current United States-China trade dispute in the letter “Trade relations depend on respect” (The Star, June 21)...
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PUTRAJAYA: Former deputy prime minister Ahmad Zahid Hamidi has arrived at the Malaysian Anti-Corruption Commission (MACC) headquarters here for further questioning in the investigations linked to land...
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BERAPIT assemblywoman Heng Lee Lee is officially married. The 40-year-old announced the good news on Saturday through her Facebook page, Guang Ming Daily reported.
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YOU’VE got to hand it to the British because they are really the masters at the game. Anyone who has studied basic Malayan history would know that officials during colonial times merely identified themselves as advisers.
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GEORGE TOWN: There is energy stored in food waste and Penang is going to get some of it back instead of sending it the landfill.
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KUALA LUMPUR: The Health Ministry informed that 19 cases of methanol poisoning have been reported to the National Crisis Preparedness and Response Centre (CPRC) for the period from June 11 to Friday (...
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KOTA KINABALU: Sabah has been identified as a potential site for pangolin research and conservation efforts and a research site will be set up in Tawau district soon.
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PETALING JAYA: A Cambridge-based English Literature syllabus will be introduced to secondary schools next year in a move to boost proficiency in the language.
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TELUK INTAN, June 22 — Perak recorded investments of RM1.43 billion for the January to March period this year compared with RM249.8 million in the same period last year.
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KUALA LUMPUR (Bernama): The Health Ministry says 19 cases of methanol poisoning have been reported to the National Crisis Preparedness and Response Centre (CPRC) from Tuesday (June 11) to Friday (June 21).
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BANGKOK, June 22 — Foreign Minister Datuk Saifuddin Abdullah today said the long queues at the at Immigration, Customs, Quarantine and Security (ICQS) Bukit Kayu Hitam and Customs, Immigration and Q...
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Penang High Court judge Akhtar Tahir said he decided to acquit 61-year-old Ambika MA Shan of murdering her domestic worker, because the deputy public prosecutor was unable to justify requesting a disc...
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GEORGE TOWN (June 22): The Penang state government will be appealing to the Education Ministry to consider the possibility of relocating three iconic convent schools in Penang that will be shutting ...
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GEORGE TOWN: The Penang Heritage Trust (PHT) is hopes that the proposed closure of the oldest Convent schools in Malaysia, the Convent Light Street primary and secondary schools will not undermine its...
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GEORGE TOWN: The Penang government should do everything within its power to preserve the island's three convent schools from being closed down or relocated as they are a part of the country's history.
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GEORGE TOWN: The Penang government has been urged to use its acquisition powers to take over the land and buildings of three iconic convent schools that have decided to close in 2024.
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KUALA LUMPUR, June 22 — The Penang government should acquire the land on which three convent schools — one of which is the oldest girls’ mission school in the country — are located on the isla...
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KUALA LUMPUR: The government spends nearly RM3.5 million a month on food for immigration detainees, an average RM12 per detainee per day.
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MP SPEAKS | The Penang government should do everything within its power to preserve two convent schools on the island from being closed down or relocated as they are very much a part of the county’s...
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GEORGE TOWN: The Penang state government is firm on taking action against any individuals or parties for dumping rubbish illegally.
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SERDANG (Bernama): The government spends nearly RM3.5mil a month - or an average RM12 per day, per detainee, says Immigration Department director-general Datuk Khairul Dzaimee Daud.
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GEORGE TOWN: Penang will ap­­peal to the Education Ministry to relocate the island’s three convent schools which will be shut down in 2024.
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KUALA LUMPUR (June 21): Trading of Penang-based Suiwah Corp Bhd shares on the Main Market of Bursa Malaysia will be suspended from July 1.
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GEORGE TOWN (June 21): The proposed light Rail transit (LRT) alignment in Bayan Lepas on the land of Sungai Nibong Besar Jamek Mosque and the wakaf land nearby is in the preliminary stage and it has n...
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GEORGE TOWN: Some 100 people took to the concourse of Komtar today to protest a proposed light rail transit (LRT) which will pass in front of a Bayan Lepas mosque and encroach into a burial ground.
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GEORGE TOWN: “The proposed light rail transit (LRT) alignment in Bayan Lepas on the land of Sungai Nibong Besar Jamek Mosque and the wakaf land nearby is in the preliminary stage and it has not been...
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GEORGE TOWN, June 21 — Penang Chief Minister Chow Kon Yeow has appealed to the Education Ministry to look at the possibility of relocating the three mission schools facing closure once the landowner...
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LETTER | The Penang Heritage Trust (PHT) is dismayed that the Chief Minister of Penang, Chow Kon Yeow, had once again dismissed the efforts to list Pulau Jerejak as a Unesco World Heritage Site.
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GEORGE TOWN, June 21 — Members of the Masjid Jamek Sungai Nibong Besar Committee and several non-governmental organisations (NGOs) held a peaceful demonstration against the proposed alignment of the...
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GEORGE TOWN (June 21): The proposed Light Rail Transit (LRT) alignment will not affect the Masjid Jamek and its burial grounds in Sungai Nibong Besar, Penang Chief Minister Chow Kon Yeow ensured today...
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GEORGE TOWN, June 21 — The alignment for the proposed Bayan Lepas Light Rail Transit (BL LRT) is not final as it is still pending approval by the Land Public Transport Agency (APAD), Penang Chief Mi...
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GEORGE TOWN: The Penang government says the proposed 30km Light Rail Transit (LRT) line from Komtar crossing the compound of a mosque and burial ground in Bayan Lepas is not final as it is still pendi...
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PETALING JAYA: A High Court judge in Penang says a woman accused of murdering her maid was set free mid-trial as the government lawyer did not offer valid grounds for a discharge not amounting to an a...
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PETALING JAYA: Paramount Corp Bhd is slowly monetising its assets in the education business and entrenching itself in the property sector, in line with its strategic plan of becoming a pure-play property group.
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IPOH: Perak Corp Bhd subsidiary PCB Development Sdn Bhd (PCBD) has inked a memorandum of understanding (MoU) with Cycleworld Global Sdn Bhd, Asia’s main manufacturer of structural polyurethane panels, to further boost the property sector in the state.
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PETALING JAYA: Next Bike Sdn Bhd, a unit of Naza Corp, is confident of selling some 380 units of the high-performance lifestyle Ducati motorcycles this year.
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KUALA LUMPUR: Yang di-Pertuan Agong Al-Sultan Abdullah Ri’ayatuddin Al-Mustafa Billah Shah says the country’s religious institutions are constantly pressured by external organisations to accept their brand of human rights despite not being in line with Islamic laws or the Federal Consti­tution.
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His Majesty (second right) being greeted by participants of the event.
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KUALA LUMPUR (June 20): Yang di-Pertuan Agong Al-Sultan Abdullah Ri'ayatuddin Al-Mustafa Billah Shah today pointed out that the country’s religious institutions are constantly being subjected to pre...
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A lot has been said about the performance of the Pakatan Harapan (PH) coalition in running the country.
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Family members of victims of the Malaysia Airlines MH17 tragedy voiced their gratitude following a report yesterday that revealed the four main suspects who had allegedly shot down the plane in July 2...
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GEORGE TOWN: Two incidents in Penang last week illustrate how social media postings can lead to red faces or noisy protests.
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KUALA LUMPUR, June 20 — Family members of victims of the Malaysia Airlines MH17 tragedy voiced their gratitude following a report yesterday that revealed the four main suspects who had allegedly sho...
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GEORGE TOWN, June 20 — PKR members must forget the sex videos and join forces with its Pakatan Harapan (PH) allies to reset the political path of the nation, DAP’s P. Ramasamy said today.
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PETALING JAYA: DAP’s P Ramasamy today urged PKR to join hands with friendly parties amid the ongoing controversy over several viral video clips linked to the party’s deputy president Mohamed Azmin...
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GEORGE TOWN: A group which has been active for several years advocating for the abolition of small, cheap bottled liquor today decried the government’s lack of will in implementing a ban.
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One of the most common issue when it comes to delivering high speed fixed broadband especially in a high rise building in Malaysia is the ageing copper infrastructure.
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GEORGE TOWN: Penang Deputy Chief Minister II P Ramasamy today blamed “troublemakers” for a riot outside a factory in Perai yesterday that saw 200 people gather over an internal WhatsApp message ca...
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GEORGE TOWN (June 19): The High Court yesterday fixed Sept 20 to decide on a suit filed by former Penang Chief Minister Lim Guan Eng (pictured) against Gerakan acting Youth Chief Jason Loo Jieh Sheng ...
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KUALA LUMPUR, June 19 — The Pakatan Harapan (PH) government must enforce the amended laws regarding the sale of liquor if it is to end preventable deaths, DAP’s Muhammad Shakir Ameer said today.
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GEORGE TOWN - They fly in, stuff themselves full of durians and fly out after a night's rest.
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KUANTAN, June 19 — The Pakatan Harapan (PH) administration has allegedly continued to threaten and ridicule Islam, PAS Youth chief Muhammad Khalil Abdul Hadi alleged to his fellow wing members today...
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GEORGE TOWN: They fly in, stuff themselves full of durians and fly out after a night’s rest.
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GEORGE TOWN (June 18): The High Court today fixed Sept 20 to decide on a suit filed by former Penang Chief Minister Lim Guan Eng against  Gerakan acting Youth Chief Jason Loo Jieh Sheng over an artic...
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GEORGE TOWN: The High Court yesterday fixed Sept 20 to decide on a suit filed by former Penang Chief Minister Lim Guan Eng against  Gerakan acting Youth Chief Jason Loo Jieh Sheng over an article on ...
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GEORGE TOWN: An editor with a local Chinese daily told a defamation trial at the High Court here today it published a news report critical of the Penang government’s sale of its land to a private ho...
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JOHOR BARU: Four men have died while another became blind after consuming illicit samsu (bootleg alcohol) here last night.
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KUALA LUMPUR (June 18): The Malaysian Aviation Commission (Mavcom) has revised upward slightly the rate of return it is proposing for Malaysia Airports Holdings Bhd (MAHB) on the airport operator's as...
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KUALA LUMPUR: Bank Negara Malaysia, which has already downgraded its economic growth outlook for this year amid an escalating trade war, sees a partial offset as companies shift operations from China ...
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I used to travel to Hong Kong on a monthly basis a few years ago when I was tasked to set up a specialist team there.
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KUALA LUMPUR (June 18): Malaysia’s central bank, which has already downgraded its economic growth outlook for this year amid an escalating trade war, sees a partial offset as companies shift operati...
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PENANG (June 18): The Domestic Trade and Consumer Affairs Ministry (KPDNHEP) should put an immediate freeze on the price of cement as it is a scheduled controlled item, says the Consumers’ Associati...
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JOHOR BARU: At least four people have died and another blinded after consuming illicit liquor in the state.
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KUALA LUMPUR: Taiwan Expo 2019 will be back in Malaysia when making its way to Penang on July 5 and 6 at the Setia SPICE Convention Centre, following fruitful outings over the past two years in Kuala ...
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KUALA LUMPUR: Malaysia’s central bank, which has already downgraded its economic growth outlook for this year amid an escalating trade war, sees a partial offset as companies shift operations from China to sidestep higher U.S. tariffs.
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KOTA KINABALU: Police have arrested a labourer who allegedly killed his wife and torched his house before trying to commit suicide at a factory worker's quarters in Likas near here.
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PENANG (June 18): The Domestic Trade and Consumer Affairs Ministry (KPDNHEP) should put an immediate freeze on the price of cement it is a scheduled controlled item, says the Consumers’ Association ...
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GEORGE TOWN, June 18 — The police today clarified that a couple whose faces were circulated on social media on suspicion of attempting to abduct a child were actually just lost visitors looking for ...
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(June 18): Homebuyers in Hong Kong are looking at Malaysian property as second homes and for retirement, with Kuala Lumpur, Penang and Johor Bahru garnering a lot of interest because of affordable pri...
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PETALING JAYA - The whereabouts of a state PKR chief is adding to the mystery surrounding the sex video implicating party deputy president Datuk Seri Azmin Ali.
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PETALING JAYA: The whereabouts of a state PKR chief is adding to the mystery surrounding the sex video implicating party deputy president Datuk Seri Azmin Ali.
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MOSCOW: After completing three high-rise projects in Melbourne, Australia, S P Setia Bhd is now eyeing the landed housing market there with a possible township development.
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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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Lim Guan Eng GEORGE TOWN: A witness in former Penang chief minister Lim Guan Eng’s defamation suit told the High Court here yesterday that it was not his intention to disparage the plaintiff when h...
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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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GEORGE TOWN: A former Gerakan leader today told the High Court here that he has no evidence that former Penang chief minister Lim Guan Eng had made decisions in silo on a 2017 land sale made through C...
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SHAH ALAM: The South Klang police are hunting two men who are major suspects in several criminal activities in the district last month.
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GEORGE TOWN, June 17 — A witness in former Penang chief minister Lim Guan Eng’s defamation suit told the High Court here today that it was not his intention to disparage the plaintiff when he issu...
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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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KOTA KINABALU: Sabah DAP treasurer Loh Ee Eng took his oath of office today as a nominated member of the Sabah Legislative Assembly before Speaker Datuk Syed Abbas Syed Ali in the assembly here.
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GEORGE TOWN, June 17 — Despite limited finances, the Penang government is considering an annual fund to assist primary and secondary national schools statewide.
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GEORGE TOWN, June 17 — Chow Kon Yeow is upbeat that his Penang government will be able to secure the federal government’s go-ahead this year for its controversial land reclamation project to build...