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GEORGE TOWN: Transport Minister Loke Siew Fook today said he remembers fully well that he was once against motorcycle e-hailing services such as Gojek due to concerns over safety.
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Apple’s recent troubles in China have been blamed on many things, but China’s reliance on mini programs inside WeChat – and not exclusive apps only found on the iOS App Store – is one major fa...
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"KHAT” as defined by Merriam-Webster is “a shrub of the staff tree family that is cultivated in the Middle East and Africa for its leaves and buds, which are a source of a habituating stimulant wh...
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AUGUST 23 — If you clicked on this article, it is most probably because you’re curious about the subject or you may have heard this rhetoric floating around.
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YOURSAY | ‘By now, the PM should know who can work and who can only talk.’ Tok Pa to rejoin cabinet?
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PETALING JAYA: Petroliam Nasional Bhd (Petronas) has been named “Most Attractive Employer in Malaysia” for 2019 by human resources solutions agency Randstad – for the second time.
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SHANGHAI, Aug 22 ― As the first generation of professional gamers enters retirement, eSports is forced to confront a vexed question: After years spent killing rivals in a virtual world, what next?
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KLUANG: The back alley sandwiched between Jalan Dato Kapten Ahmad and Jalan Dato Teow Siew Khor here used to be a rubbish-filled eyesore that many would try to avoid.
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Thailand's government on Aug 21 announced a plan to set up a centre to combat unverified news on social media platforms, rejecting concerns that it might be used to suppress free speech.
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Netflix is making it easier to keep track of all of its new releases: The company is adding a new "Latest" section to its TV app that includes both listings of newly released titles, as well as movies and TV show seasons that will be released this week and the week after.
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Despite the facade of general peace and normality within Pakatan Harapan (PH), we know that all is not well in the corridors of power.
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KUALA LUMPUR: Utusan Malaysia is not going to shut down its operations but it will have to increase the price of its main newspaper and Kosmo! by 50 sen starting Friday to sustain its survival, says Utusan Group executive chairman Datuk Abdul Aziz Sheikh Fadzir.
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The public trial for Singapore’s autonomous shuttle was launched at Sentosa today, more than a year after on-road testing began in June 2018.
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KUALA LUMPUR: The Utusan Group is not going to close down its operation on Wednesday (Aug 21), but will instead increase the price of its papers by 50 sen starting Friday (Aug 23) to try to ensure its survival.
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CYBERJAYA, Aug 20 — People should not waste time bickering over their skin colour and other matters which cannot be changed but should direct their resources towards deepening their knowledge and pr...
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There’s definitely no oversupply of homes if we are looking at supply of homes in Kuala Lumpur (KL) versus the demand from new people starting their career in KL.
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Malaysian coworking space WORQ launched its 3rd space at KL Gateway in Bangsar South on the 12th of July following the success of its 2 other coworking spaces in Glo Damansara, TTDI, and UOA Business ...
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People love snapping photos with their smartphones. And the ones they don’t want are just deleted. Or are they? Do we only think this because we’ve moved our photos and texts to the digital trash?
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KOTA KINABALU: The country’s first Digital and Artificial Intelligence Legal Aid Centre is being set up in Sabah to provide legal advice to the public.
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KUALA LUMPUR: The number of Malaysians with kidney problems nationwide is expected to increase to 106,000 by 2040, said Health Ministry medical development division director Datuk Dr Bahari Awang Ngah...
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KUALA LUMPUR: Prime Minister Dr Mahathir Mohamad today said only a blind, deaf and dumb person will say that there is no difference between his administration and the previous Barisan Nasional governm...
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KOTA KINABALU: People needing legal advice and information can do so soon at a planned Digital and Artificial Intelligence Legal Aid Centre that will be launched here in November.
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MOSCOW, Aug 18 — New machines popping up in Russian shopping centres seem innocuous enough — users insert their passport and receive a small loan in a matter of minutes.
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LONDON, Aug 16 — Trade tensions between the United States and China and a weakening yuan are boosting demand for cryptocurrencies among Chinese investors, market players from Asia to New York said.
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KANGAR: Pressure is growing on Indian preacher Dr Zakir Naik ahead of a three-day programme that was to have featured him and his family members as the star speakers.
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Podcasts, once a niche category, continue to surge in popularity thanks to millennials who are listening to audio programmes on the go.
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SEREMBAN: Locals in the Malaysian town of Seremban are worried that their village will no longer see visitors, after an Irish teenager who had been holidaying there with her family was found dead in t...
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PETALING JAYA: The act of civic-mindedness should start at home and the responsibility begins with the adults, said EcoKnights president Yasmin Rasyid.
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Snap Inc’s newest camera-glasses are making headlines for their US$380 (RM1,591) price tag and chic design.
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Deodorant not enough to stop your body odour? A new futuristic-style bodysuit with live bacteria embedded in it could help combat those unpleasant smells.
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KUALA LUMPUR, Aug 15 — When I was in remand, I was surprised to see a lot of my fellow Malaysian here that have been charged as criminals for drug offences.
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SANDAKAN, Aug 15 — A Sabah minister today called for the lessons learned from wars and the Sandakan-Ranau Death Marches of 74 years ago be passed on to future generations as a reminder that no one b...
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Singaporean startup Limestone Network is looking to transform the face of Southeast Asia by building smart cities powered by blockchain technology – starting with an ambitious 100-hectare mixed-use...
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LETTER | It clearly appears our politicians are operating on the wrong battlefront.
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PETALING JAYA (THE STAR/ASIA NEWS NETWORK) - Two Malaysian ministers have told Prime Minister Mahathir Mohamad that controversial Islamic preacher Zakir Naik must be booted out of the country.
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PETALING JAYA: Despite facing calls for deportation by multiple parties, a defiant Zakir Naik called on the Malaysian Chinese to “go back” first as they were the “old guests” of the country.
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kOTA KINABALU: The state capital is expected to set up designated smoking areas by year-end as the smoking ban law becomes effective in Sabah by January next year.kOTA KINABALU: The state capital is expected to set up designated smoking areas by year-end as the smoking ban law becomes effective in Sabah by January next year.
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There is so much to get stressed about these days.
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PUTRAJAYA: The lack of civic mindedness and respect for property will only end up destroying the nation in the long run, Prime Minister Tun Dr Mahathir Mohamad said today.
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KUALA LUMPUR, Aug 13 ― Despite  a recent trend in posting ageing selfies, it appears many Malaysians worry about their sunset years, ranking fourth place out of 28 countries in a survey by market r...
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NEW YORK, Aug 13 ― US stocks dropped in a broad sell-off yesterday as simmering geopolitical tensions spooked equity investors and drove a bond market rally while the protracted US-China trade war s...
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NEW YORK: U.S. stocks dropped in a broad sell-off on Monday as simmering geopolitical tensions spooked equity investors and drove a bond market rally while the protracted U.S.-China trade war stoked fears of impending recession.
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KUALA LUMPUR, Aug 12 — Traffic flow on several major highways was reported to be slow as at 5.30pm as people began to return to the capital after the Aidiladha celebration.
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KUALA LUMPUR (Bernama): Traffic flow on several major highways was reported to be slow on Monday (Aug 12) evening as people began to return to the capital after the Aidiladha celebration.
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GEORGE TOWN (Aug 12): Home-sharing operators in Penang are enjoying “booming business” during the Hari Raya Haji weekend.
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China’s ByteDance Ltd. launched a search engine that bears a striking resemblance to Google’s clean, uncluttered home page but produces heavily sanitized results in keeping with one of the world’s most rigidly censored internet regimes.
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PRODUCER, director and actress Erma Fatima has defended her decision to pick TV actors Janna Nick (pic) and Syafiq Kyle to play the leads in the stage play Pawana Isabella, Metro Ahad reported.
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PETALING JAYA: A Puspakom officer has alleged that corruption is rife among officers in the mobile service of the vehicle inspection monopoly.
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GEORGE TOWN: Business is booming for home-sharing operators in Penang over the long Hari Raya Haji weekend as over half of Penang’s Airbnb inventory were booked.
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Malaysian police have set up a hotline dedicated to receiving information about teenager Nora Quoirin who has been missing for a week.
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PETALING JAYA: The Malaysian Trades Union Congress (MTUC) has trained its guns on errant employers following a rise in “dishonest acts” to defraud their workers, particularly when it comes to thei...
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The hazy view at the Tudan intersection.
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THERE is a well-known fable about a father who called his four sons together and gave each one a stick; he then asked them to break their sticks and, of course, all four easily broke their sticks.
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Poon (centre) at the launch of the anti-drug programme at SK Tanjong Papat 1 SANDAKAN: The State Government is finding it increasingly challenging to curb the distribution of dangerous drugs as the c...
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Jannie (second right) with other invited guests at the launch of the Orang Asal Sabah (Indigenous People of Sabah) Cultural Night.
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PEOPLE often cite a packed schedule or fear of injury for not exercising and leading a healthy lifestyle.PEOPLE often cite a packed schedule or fear of injury for not exercising and leading a healthy lifestyle.
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KUALA LUMPUR: The spike in dengue cases reported mostly in the Western Pacific and Asian region is alarming, according to the World Health Organisation (WHO).
Malay Mail:
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PUTRAJAYA, Aug 8 — Insurance firm Prudential Malaysia today officially launched its artificial intelligence-driven health care application called Pulse, in order to make healthcare more personalised...
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PETALING JAYA - At least 48 hotspots have been identified in Malaysia and Indonesia as of yesterday, said the Malaysian Meteorological Department (MetMalaysia). Its director-general Jailan Simon said...
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ALOR STAR: The state government has called on the people of Kedah to celebrate the 62nd anniversary of the country’s independence in the full spirit of nationalism and patriotism by flying the Jalur...
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SINGAPORE, Aug 8 — Some Singapore companies operating in Hong Kong have taken a financial hit amid the ongoing political unrest engulfing the city.
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KUALA LUMPUR: Malaysia is set to emerge as a key player in the digital gaming industry within the next five years as the country has the people who know the industry well and the required talent pool.
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People should stop talking about the transition of power between Prime MinisterDr Mahathir Mohamad and his successor Anwar Ibrahim as the continuous debatein the matter has led to uncertainty in the c...
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MUAR: Two Parti Pribumi Bersatu Malaysia (Bersatu) leaders said yesterday a closed-door meeting Bersatu chairman Tun Dr Mahathir Mohamad had Monday with all Bersatu MPs, senators and menteris besar wa...
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KUALA LUMPUR: People who want to travel will travel, and hence the departure levy on all passengers departing Malaysian airports effective Sept 1 is not expected to impact sales at the upcoming Malays...
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MUAR (Aug 6): Two Parti Pribumi Bersatu Malaysia (Bersatu) leaders said today a closed-door meeting Bersatu chairman Tun Dr Mahathir Mohamad had yesterday with all Bersatu MPs, senators and menteris b...
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KUALA LUMPUR (Aug 6): People who want to travel will travel, and hence the departure levy on all passengers departing Malaysian airports effective Sept 1 is not expected to impact sales at the upcomin...
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IPOH, Aug 6 — The Malay language and jawi script, including khat, are inseparable like the Malay proverb ibarat aur dengan tebing based on the history of Malaya, said Perak Mufti Tan Sri Dr Harus...
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KOTA KINABALU: A dead six-foot long arapaima found in the lake at Tun Fuad Stephens Park here could have been released there by its previous owner.
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The dead arapaima found in the lake at the Tun Fuad Stephens Park.
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PETALING JAYA: An independent committee must conduct a sincere and open review of the MySalam scheme, said a health think tank.
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(Additional reporting by Nathaniel Fetalvero) Indonesians spend over eight hours a day connected to the internet.
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The timing of the recent removal of Universiti Putra Malaysia (UPM) board chairperson Syed Razlan Syed Putra Jamalullail’s has been called into question as he was investigating allegations of miscon...
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KOTA KINABALU (Aug 2): The Sabah Department of Health has targeted to have all eateries in the state display signages prohibiting smoking in the premises by December this year.
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GEORGE TOWN, Aug 2 — Economic Affairs Minister Datuk Seri Azmin Ali today said that he has no time for politics and is focused and occupied on improving the country’s economy.
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KOTA KINABALU, Aug 2 ― The Sabah Department of Health has targeted to have all eateries in the state display signages prohibiting smoking in the premises by December this year.
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People worldwide are going to graduate school to earn advanced degrees like MBAs, but their focus has shifted over the years – from banking, finance, and consulting to courses that will prepare them...
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People worldwide are going to graduate school to earn advanced degrees like MBAs, but their focus has shifted over the years – from banking, finance, and consulting to courses that will prepare them...
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People worldwide are going to graduate school to earn advanced degrees like MBAs, but their focus has shifted over the years – from banking, finance, and consulting to courses that will prepare them...
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People watch a TV that shows a file picture of a North Korean missile for a news report on North Korea firing short-range ballistic missiles, in Seoul, South Korea.
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KUALA LUMPUR, July 31 — The current Dewan Negara sitting has been adjourned sine die.
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Whether it’s the property market or the stock market, let’s understand that economy situation will bolster or pull down the confidence level.
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KUALA LUMPUR (July 30): Al-Sultan Abdullah Ri'ayatuddin Al-Mustafa Billah Shah, in his maiden address as the newly-installed Yang di-Pertuan Agong, called on the people to refrain from inciting misun...
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KUALA LUMPUR: In his maiden address as the newly installed Yang di-Pertuan Agong, Al-Sultan Abdullah Ri’ayatuddin Al-Mustafa Billah Shah called on the people today to refrain from inciting misunders...
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KUALA LUMPUR: Al-Sultan Abdullah Ri’ayatuddin Al–Mustafa Billah Shah, in his maiden address as the newly-installed Yang di–Pertuan Agong, called on the people to refrain from inciting misunderst...
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KUALA LUMPUR (July 30): Al-Sultan Abdullah Ri'ayatuddin Al-Mustafa Billah Shah, in his maiden address as the newly-installed Yang di-Pertuan Agong, called on the people to refrain from inciting misun...
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The Yang di-Pertuan Agong Al-Sultan Abdullah Riayatuddin Al-Mustafa Billah Shah giving his maiden address in conjunction with his installation as the 16th Yang di-Pertuan Agong at Istana Negara here t...
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A gunman killed at least three people at a California food festival on Sunday before being shot dead by police, and police were hunting for a second person they believed was involved in the killing.
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Fledgling food-delivery startups using new communications technologies are changing the dining experience for some diners.
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SINCE I’ve been back I have not been reading the news.
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IN 1936, when the French first launched the “Transindochinois” railway service linking Hanoi with Saigon, there were gala celebrations, sports competitions and commemorative stamps galore – all ...
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SUBANG JAYA: People should recognise and respect the religion and culture of the Orang Asli and not try to assimilate them into the cultural and religious norms of other societies, says Minister in the Prime Minister’s Department P. Waytha Moorthy.
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BESIDES treating patients, Subang Jaya Medical Centre gives back to the community through its corporate social responsibility programmes by raising awareness for a wide range of diseases and conditions.
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TAWAU: The Pink Ribbon Wellness (L) Foundation yesterday called on the Sabah Health and People’s Wellbeing Ministry to establish a mobile mammogram service for women in rural areas, to help with the...
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KUNAK: Sixty premises including eateries in Sabah have been awarded the ‘Blue Ribbon’ introduced by the World Health Organisation (WHO) to recognise and acknowledge people and organisations that h...
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SUBANG JAYA, July 27 — Minister in the Prime Minister’s Department P. Waytha Moorthy today called Penang Deputy Chief Minister II P. Ramasamy “ignorant” for questioning the whereabouts of the ...
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KUALA LUMPUR (July 27): Voters who put Pakatan Harapan into power in the last General Election would want its leaders to stop bickering and focus instead on setting the nation on the right track, said...
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KUALA LUMPUR (July 27): Voters who put Pakatan Harapan into power in the last general election would want its leaders to stop bickering and focus instead on setting the nation on the right track, says...
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Why are certain state governments intent on converting the Orang Asli instead of helping them to improve their daily lives, their children’s education, their health and well-being, and the infrastru...
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A visitor to the Kuching Food Festival snaps a photo of the fireworks display on opening night.