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KUALA LUMPUR • A Malaysian woman has reportedly been cleared of murdering her Indonesian maid, who was allegedly tortured and forced to sleep outside with a dog, with activists yesterday criticising...
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GEORGE TOWN (THE STAR/ASIA NEWS NETWORK) - Penang Chief Minister Chow Kon Yeow has said that the federal government has yet to approve a plan to raise three new islands in the south, saying the media ...
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KUALA LUMPUR: A woman has reportedly been cleared of murdering her Indonesian maid, who was allegedly tortured and forced to sleep outside with a dog, with activists Monday criticising the “shocking...
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GEORGE TOWN: An Urban Transformation Centre (UTC), the first for Penang, will be set up at Kompleks Tun Abdul Razak (Komtar), Chief Minister Chow Kon Yeow said today.
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GEORGE TOWN, April 22 — Penang Mufti Datuk Seri Wan Salim Wan Mohd Noor, in condemning the Easter Sunday terror attacks on churches and hotels in Sri Lanka, has called on all Muslims not to be influ...
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KUALA LUMPUR (AFP) - A Malaysian woman has reportedly been cleared of murdering her Indonesian maid, who was allegedly tortured and forced to sleep outside with a dog, with activists on Monday (April ...
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KUALA LUMPUR, April 22 — A Malaysian woman has reportedly been cleared of murdering her Indonesian maid, who was allegedly tortured and forced to sleep outside with a dog, with activists today criti...
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LETTER | The Penang South Reclamation (PSR) and the Penang Transport Master Plan (PTMP) have received much attention in the past week.
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GEORGE TOWN: Chief Minister Chow Kon Yeow today credited the Bayan Lepas land reclamation project in the 1970s with saving the state from the economic doldrums, amid Penang’s latest plans to reclaim...
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In the first update since its Terragraph pilot in Penang, Malaysia, YTL Communications (YES), says peak speeds of well over 170Mbps download and 160Mbps uploads have been achieved in the first seven w...
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GEORGE TOWN, April 22 — Putrajaya will install an Urban Transformation Centre (UTC) in Komtar at the heart of the city here, said Penang Chief Minister Chow Kon Yeow.
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Dr Mahathir Mohamad admits that he is now burdened with "three times more work" than during his first tenure as prime minister, due to the relative inexperience of his current cabinet lineup.
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KUALA LUMPUR, April 22 — Housing and Local Government Minister Zuraida Kamaruddin has big plans to change the country’s waste management industry during her first term in office.
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GEORGE TOWN, April 21 — The Indonesian consulate in Penang is demanding an explanation on the decision of the court to drop a case involving an Indonesian maid, Adelina Jerima Sau, 21, who died afte...
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GEORGE TOWN: The Indonesian consulate in Penang is demanding an explanation on the decision of the court to drop a case involving an Indonesian maid, Adelina Jerima Sau, 21, who died after she was bel...
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GEORGE TOWN (Bernama): The Indonesian consulate in Penang is demanding an explanation over the decision of the court to drop Adelina Jerima Sau's case.
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TASEK GELUGOR, April 21 — The government is targeting for each Parliamentary constituency in the country to have at least one ‘Rahmah’ Mosque, said Minister in the Prime Minister’s Department ...
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Over the past three years, various concerns regarding the Penang Transport Master Plan (PTMP) have been raised.
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SINGAPORE, April 21 — Malaysia’s premium short-haul airline Firefly says it is confident it could break even relatively fast after resuming its services to Singapore via Seletar Airport.
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GEORGE TOWN: Five enforcement officers from the Penang Road Transport Department (JPJ) were ordered to be remanded today to facilitate investigations by the Malaysian Anti-Corruption Commission (MACC)...
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GEORGE TOWN: Five more enforcement officers from the Penang Road Transport Department (RTD) were ordered to be remanded today to facilitate investigations by the Malaysian Anti-corruption Commission (...
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GEORGE TOWN, April 21 — Five more enforcement officers from the Penang Road Transport Department (RTD) were ordered to be remanded today to facilitate investigations by the Malaysian Anti-Corruption...
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The Penang South Reclamation (PSR) and the Penang Transport Master Plan (PTMP) have received much attention in the past week.
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PUTRAJAYA: The Road Transport Department (RTD) has set up a special committee to review the department’s procedures and work practices to address the issue of power abuse and corruption among its pe...
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GEORGE TOWN: Five more enforcement officers from the Penang Road Transport Department (JPJ) have been remanded for seven days at a magistrate's court here.
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COMMENT | Over the past three years, various concerns regarding the Penang Transport Master Plan (PTMP) have been raised.
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KUALA LUMPUR, April 21 — Around a million people in Johor may be affected by water disruptions as three dams in the state supplying raw water to treatment plants have fallen below their critical mar...
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KINI ROUNDUP | Here are key headlines you may have missed yesterday, in brief. 1.
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GEORGE TOWN: The Malaysian Anti-Corruption Commission (MACC) today arrested 22 more enforcement officers from the Road Transport Department (RTD) in Penang to assist in its investigation of corrupt ac...
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PUTRAJAYA: With the arrest of 46 of its officers in less than a week, the Road Transport Department (JPJ) has set up a task force to study its internal procedures and do away with corrupt practices among its staff.
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PUTRAJAYA : After arresting 46 Penang Road Transport Department (JPJ) enforcement officers, graft busters are not done with “cleaning up” the office.
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KEPALA BATAS (Bernama): The Agriculture and Agro-based Industry Ministry today handed Padi Planting Management Model Plot incentives of RM303,875 to padi farmers in Penang.
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GEORGE TOWN: The Malaysian Anti-Corruption Commission arrested 22 more enforcement officers from the Road Transport Department in Penang today to assist in an investigation into corrupt activities inv...
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KUALA LANGAT: The Penang government has been reminded to comply with the 18 recommendations made by the National Physical Planning Council (MPFN), before the Penang South Reclamation (PSR) project can...
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GEORGE TOWN, April 20 — The Malaysian Anti-Corruption Commission (MACC) today arrested 22 enforcement officers from the Road Transport Department (RTD) in Penang to assist in its investigation of c...
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GEORGE TOWN, April 20 — The Malaysian Anti-Corruption Commission (MACC) today arrested 22 more enforcement officers from the Road Transport Department (RTD) in Penang to assist in its investigation ...
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KUALA LUMPUR, April 20 — Attorney General Tommy Thomas has said he will “personally” investigate the acquittal of the suspect accused of abusing and causing the death of her Indonesian maid, acc...
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The MACC has nabbed another 22 Penang RTD officers who were suspected to be part of a lorry protection racket in the state.
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PUTRAJAYA: The Road Transport Department (JPJ) has set up an internal task force to study procedures within the department to eliminate corruption following the arrest of 24 of its officers in Penang.
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KUALA LANGAT (Bernama): The Penang government has been reminded that is comply with the 18 recommendations made by the National Physical Planning Council (MPFN), before the Penang South Reclamation (PSR) project can be fully approved.
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PUTRAJAYA: The MACC have arrested a further 22 enforcement officers from the Penang Road Transport Department (JPJ), believed to be involved in "protecting" lorry drivers.
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KAJANG: The Malaysian Anti-Corruption Commission (MACC) will call Penang Road Transport Department (RTD) director and top management to assist in the investigations into corruption cases involving the...
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KAJANG (April 20): The Malaysian Anti-Corruption Commission (MACC) will call Penang Road Transport Department (RTD) director and top management to assist in the investigations into corruption cases in...
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Two Nepali men were beaten up by the public after they were accused of molesting a Grab driver in Seberang Perai, Penang yesterday.
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The MACC will call the Penang Road Transport Department director and top management to assist in corruption investigations involving department officers if it is deemed necessary.
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KAJANG, April 20 — The Malaysian Anti-Corruption Commission (MACC) will call Penang Road Transport Department (RTD) director and top management to assist in the investigations into corruption cases ...
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KAJANG (Bernama): The Malaysian Anti-Corruption Commission (MACC) will call Penang Road Transport Department (JPJ) director and top management to assist in the investigations into corruption cases involving the department officers if necessary.
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KUALA LUMPUR, April 20 — State governments are responsible for the protection of water catchment areas, Dr Xavier Jeyakumar said today amid claims that Putrajaya owes them compensation for land loss...
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PETALING JAYA (April 20): The Penang South Reclamation (PSR) proposal has not received the green light from The National Physical Planning Council (NPPC), said Federal Territories Minister Khalid Sama...
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I READ with a heavy heart some of the responses to the Notre-Dame Cathedral fire.
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THE Consumers Association of Penang and Sahabat Alam Malaysia are relieved to read the clarification by Federal Territories Minister Khalid Abdul Samad that the National Physical Planning Council (NPP...
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Penang Chief Minister Chow Kon Yeow has defended his interview on business radio station BFM during which he hung up.
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PETALING JAYA: QSR Brands (M) Holdings Bhd is tight-lipped on its new listing date after its shareholders and directors decided to postpone its initial public offering (IPO) on Bursa Malaysia.
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PETALING JAYA: The National Physical Planning Council (NPPC) has not given Penang the green light for its Penang South Reclamation (PSR) proposal, said Federal Territories Minister Khalid Samad.
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PETALING JAYA: The Malaysian severely injured in the Hualien county earthquake in Taiwan has regained consciousness but remains in critical condition.
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Launched back in February, YTL Communications and Facebook have collaborated together to deploy Terragraph gigabit wireless network in Penang.
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PUTRAJAYA (April 19): The National Physical Planning Council (MPFN) has not given any approval to the Penang South Reclamation (PSR) project, Federal Territories Minister Khalid Abd Samad said today.
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LABUAN: The carcass of what was thought to be a mysterious creature that washed ashore on Membedai Beach here on Wednesday has been confirmed to be that of a female Irrawaddy dolphin.
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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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PETALING JAYA: The education ministry has clarified that the 2,200 places for Indian students and 1,000 places for Chinese in the matriculation programme last year was a “one-off” initiative.
Indian | Chinese | PETALING JAYA | 90% | Ramasamy | Bumiputera | 10% | 60% | T20 | P | 90% | 10As | M40 | Penang | SPM | Sijil Pelajaran Malaysia | 10 | 1 | 000 | 10 | 60 | 20 | 40 | 90 | 40 | 10 | 2 | 200 | 40 | 10 | 90 | 2019 | 90 | 2019 | 2019 | 2019
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GEORGE TOWN, April 19 — The first Environmental Impact Assessment (EIA) for the controversial Penang South Reclamation (PSR) project was rejected last year, Penang Chief Minister Chow Kon Yeow revea...
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PETALING JAYA (April 19): Traffic congestion, road closures and diversions are to be expected between April 21 and 27, in conjunction with 'V-Malaysia 2019: Lead to Inspire, Inspire to Lead'. The Pena...
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PETALING JAYA (April 19): QSR Brands (M) Holdings Bhd is tight-lipped on its new listing date after its shareholders and directors decided to postpone its initial public offering (IPO) on Bursa Malays...
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GEORGE TOWN, April 19 — The National Physical Planning Council’s (NPPC) guideline for Penang to fulfill before implementing its Penang South Reclamation (PSR) project was not an actual approval, C...
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PETALING JAYA: QSR Brands (M) Holdings Bhd is tight-lipped on its new listing date after its shareholders and directors decided to postpone its initial public offering (IPO) on Bursa Malaysia.
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ALOR STAR: Police found the body of a newborn baby girl buried in Kampung Limau Manis, Lunas, Kulim last night.
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PETALING JAYA: National Physical Planning Council (NPPC) has yet to approve the Penang South Reclamation (PSR) proposal, says Federal Territories Minister Khalid Samad.
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GEORGE TOWN: The National Physical Planning Council (MPFN) only advises federal or state government on development projects under the Town and Country Planning Act, says Penang Chief Minister Chow Kon Yeow.
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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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KRISHNASAMY Veloo, 74, is a former Olympian who represented Malaysia at the 1972 Munich Olympics in football.
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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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KUALA LUMPUR, April 19 — The Malaysian Institute of Planners (MIP) urged the National Physical Planning Committee (MPFN) chaired by Prime Minister Tun Dr Mahathir Mohamad to reconsider the Penang So...
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KUALA LUMPUR, April 19 — Federal Territories Minister Khalid Abdul Samad today clarified that the National Physical Planning Council (NPPC) has not approved the proposed Penang South Reclamation (PS...
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KUALA LUMPUR: Cisco Systems, a US-based technology company will be increasing investments at its Malaysian plant, said country manager Albert Chai.
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GEORGE TOWN: MCA president Datuk Seri Dr Wee Ka Siong is surprised that Chief Minister Chow Kon Yeow has cleared the company involved in the Penang undersea tunnel project of any wrongdoing.
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State must move up the value chain to reclaim its lost stature of ‘Penang leads’.
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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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PUTRAJAYA: All 24 officers of the Penang Road Transport Department (JPJ) will be suspended from duty upon the expiry of their remand order, says Datuk Seri Shaharuddin Khalid.
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YOODO - Malaysia’s first customisable digital mobile service is cementing their place in e-sports with a line-up of gaming centric announcements including the return of the Player Unknown’s Battle...
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Twelve disciples got their feet washed and kissed at a Holy Thursday mass at the Church of Our Lady of Sorrows in George Town, Penang.
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A total of 48 unlicensed water vending machines worth about RM230,400 have been seized during an Ops Sita operation at five different districts across Penang.
Penang | Ops Sita | RM230 | 400 | RM230 | 400 | 400 | 400 | 48 | 48
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KULAI: The Transport Ministry, while acknowledging the longstanding existence of corruption among some enforcement personnel at the Road Transport Department (RTD), was unable to bring charges against...
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PUTRAJAYA (April 18): The operations of the Penang Road Transport Department (RTD) is not affected with the detentions of 24 State enforcement personnel by the Malaysian Anti-Corruption Commission (MA...
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PUTRAJAYA: Operations at the Penang Road Transport Department (RTD) will not be affected by the arrest of 24 of its enforcement personnel by the Malaysian Anti-Corruption Commission (MACC), according ...
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BUTTERWORTH: The upcoming Asiawater 2020 Expo and Forum is the 11th edition of the event and will feature 2,000 local and international exhibitors and 11 international and regional pavilions.
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GEORGE TOWN (April 18): A Penang Forum member questioned the professionalism of federal regulators, as the environmental study report for a highway project contained drawing errors.
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GEORGE TOWN (April 18): The detailed design for the Pan Island Link 1 (PIL 1) will need to go through a number of approval processes, including from the Public Works Department (JKR), before it coul...
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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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GEORGE TOWN, April 18 — The National Physical Planning Council (NPPC) has approved the proposed Penang South Reclamation (PSR) project to create three islands off the southern coast of the main isla...
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COMMENT | On June 9, 2014, Yeo Bee Yin, who was then a state assemblyperson in Selangor, wrote in the Rocket (DAP's party organ) that if Kidex (the Kinrara-Damansara Expressway) was to be built it wou...
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PUTRAJAYA: The Road Transport Department (JPJ) will not defend any corrupt acts committed by its officers, says JPJ director-general Datuk Seri Shaharuddin Khalid.
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SERDANG: Pomen App, a 24/7 digital car assistance ecosystem app, signed a memorandum of understanding (MoU) with Malaysia Automotive, Robotics & IoT Institute (MARii) at the Malaysia Autoshow 2019 as ...
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On June 9, 2014, Yeo Bee Yin, then a state assemblyman in Selangor, wrote in DAP’s The Rocket that if the Kinrara-Damansara Expressway (Kidex) were to be built, it would cost RM2.4 billion or RM161 ...
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GEORGE TOWN: An official of the Penang Forum has questioned the professionalism of federal regulators who approved the environmental study report for a highway project that contained drawing errors.
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GEORGE TOWN: The company involved in building the Penang undersea tunnel project and three paired roads has been cleared of any wrongdoing by the Malaysian Anti-Corruption Commission (MACC), said Chief Minister Chow Kon Yeow.
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GEORGE TOWN: You can expect sparks to fly when top DAP leaders converge in Penang for two days next week.
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GEORGE TOWN: A Malaysian Anti-Corruption Commission (MACC) bus transporting 30 people, including 24 Penang Road Transport Department (JPJ) officers, broke down when it caught fire during its journey to a magistrate’s court here.