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Najib, 66, the sixth prime minister of Malaysia, is the first premier to find himself in the dock.
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Prime Minister Dr Mahathir Mohamad met with Johor Menteri Besar Dr Sahruddin Jamal in Putrajaya this morning.
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KUALA LUMPUR: A witness told the High Court today that RM10.7 million was given to two Barisan Nasional (BN) component parties as well as individuals and companies through two bank accounts belonging ...
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KUALA LUMPUR, April 17 — Malaysia Rail Link (MRL) Sdn Bhd today rebutted Datuk Seri Najib Razak’s claim that the 50:50 joint venture with China on the East Coast Rail Link (ECRL) could pose a secu...
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KUALA LUMPUR: Documents seized from a bank in 2015 on alleged money laundering were only given to the Malaysian Anti-Corruption Commission (MACC) last year, a witness in the Najib Razak trial told the...
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KUALA LUMPUR: Bank Negara Malaysia (BNM) had, in July 2015, issued a notice under the anti-money laundering law to a commercial bank when the central bank, as part of a task force, was conducting inve...
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KUALA LUMPUR: The trial of former prime minister Datuk Seri Najib Abdul Razak on seven charges involving SRC International Sdn Bhd funds entered its third day today with the defence team cross-examini...
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KUALA LUMPUR (Bernama): The trial of former prime minister Datuk Seri Najib Razak on seven charges involving SRC International Sdn Bhd funds entered its third day Tuesday (April 16) with the defence team cross-examining Bank Negara Malaysia (BNM) manager Azizul Adzani Abdul Ghafar.
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KUALA LUMPUR, April 16 — Arguably one of the most ambitious mega-projects Putrajaya has embarked on, the initially suspended East Coast Rail Link (ECRL) project is finally back on track, after month...
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KUALA LUMPUR, April 15 — The ringgit rebounded against the US dollar today as risk appetite for the local currency improved after the government announced the revival of the East Coast Rail Link...
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SINGAPORE - President Halimah Yacob conferred the Distinguished Service Order on Malaysia's Inspector-General of Police Mohamad Fuzi Harun on Monday (April 15).
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KUALA LUMPUR: The High Court here was told today that eight documents, including four Ambank accounts belonging to former Prime Minister Datuk Seri Najib Abdul Razak , had been taken from the Ambank b...
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PUTRAJAYA (April 15): The Malaysian government is still in negotiations with the Export-Import Bank of China (China Exim Bank) on the new loan to be taken for the planned construction of the 640km Eas...
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PUTRAJAYA (April 15): The Malaysian government is still in negotiations with the Export-Import Bank of China (China Exim Bank) on the new loan to be taken for the planned construction of the 640km Eas...
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KUALA LUMPUR: The prosecution in the trial of former prime minister Najib Razak involving RM42 million of SRC International funds today objected to the defence application for the first witness to sub...
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PUTRAJAYA, April 15 — The revised agreement with China for the East Coast Rail Link (ECRL) was not related to Malaysia’s hunt for fugitive financier Low Taek Jho, Prime Minister Tun Dr Mahathir Mo...
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KUALA LUMPUR, April 14 — The trial of former Prime Minister Datuk Seri Najib Razak’s case involving RM42 million of SRC International Sdn Bhd funds will continue tomorrow with his defence team to ...
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KUALA LUMPUR, April 14 — De facto law minister Liew Vui Keong has hit back at Sarawak Chief Minister Datuk Abang Johari Openg for blaming his staff for the failure of the amendment Bill which sought...
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The trial of former prime minister Najib Abdul Razak’s case involving RM42 million of SRC International Sdn Bhd funds will continue tomorrow with his defence team to cross-examine the first witness.
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KOTA BARU: The Kelantan government is thankful to the federal government for agreeing to continue with the East Coast Rail Link (ECRL) project.
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De facto Law Minister Liew Vui Keong said it was unwarranted for Sarawak Chief Minister Abang Johari Openg to lay blame on the secretariat staff that prepared the amendment to Article 1(2) of the Fede...
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KOTA BHARU: The Kelantan government has welcomed Putrajaya’s decision to continue with the East Coast Rail Link (ECRL) project, saying it will have a major impact on the people of the state.
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The first of Datuk Seri Najib Razak's trials in relation to scandal-ridden fund 1Malaysia Development Bhd began last Wednesday (April 3), despite efforts to delay the trial.
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DEZHOU CITY, (Shandong, China): The resumption of the East Coast Rail Link (ECRL) project will strengthen bilateral trade between Malaysia and China as well as deepen the existing economic ties, said ...
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KUALA LUMPUR, April 14 — The Kelantan government today thanked Putrajaya for going ahead with the development of the East Coast Rail Line (ECRL) as it expects the project to have a positive impact o...
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DEZHOU CITY, (Shandong, China) April 14 — The resumption of the East Coast Rail Link (ECRL) project will strengthen bilateral trades between Malaysia and China as well as deepen the existing economi...
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SETIU: Mentri Besar Dr Ahmad Samsuri Mokhtar (pix) remains optimistic that the initially planned route for the East Coast Rail Link (ECRL) project in Terengganu will be maintained as any change would ...
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Menteri Besar Ahmad Samsuri Mokhtar said claims that the East Coast Rail Link route in Terengganu would be changed does not arise.
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SETIU, April 13 — Menteri Besar Dr Ahmad Samsuri Mokhtar remains optimistic that the initially planned route for the East Coast Rail Link (ECRL) project in Terengganu will be maintained as any chang...
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KUALA LUMPUR, April 13 — Former prime minister Datuk Seri Najib Razak today said that the Pakatan Harapan (PH) government’s revised  East Coast Rail Link (ECRL) deal had missed its true objective...
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KUALA LUMPUR (April 13): The Ministry of Primary Industries hopes more local content will be used in the construction of the East Coast Rail Link (ECRL) project following the resumption of the project...
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After several months of negotiations, the Prime Minister's Office has announced that the East Coast Rail Link project will proceed with a reduced construction cost of RM44 billion, down from RM65.5 bi...
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KUALA LUMPUR, April 13 ― The ringgit is likely to trade at the current level of around 4.11 against the US dollar next week, supported by news on the revival of the East Coast Rail Link (ECRL) proje...
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KUALA LUMPUR (April 12): The Ministry of Primary Industries hopes more local content will be used in the construction of the East Coast Rail Link (ECRL) project following the resumption of the project...
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BEIJING: Several stations along the new route for the East Coast Rail Link (ECRL) have been scrapped, the prime minister’s special envoy Daim Zainuddin said.
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BEIJING: The East Coast Rail Link (ECRL) project is back on track, with its new alignment shortened by 40 km from 688km to 648km, according to the Prime Minister’s special envoy Tun Daim Zainuddin.
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KUANTAN: Pahang Mentri Besar Datuk Seri Wan Rosdy Wan Ismail has expressed the state government's gladness over the continuation of the East Coast Rail Link (ECRL) project.
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It’s announced in all major media outlets already.
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KUALA LUMPUR, April 12 — Minister Teresa Kok has expressed her hope today that the East Coast Rail Link (ECRL) project will prioritise local resources, after Putrajaya announced earlier today that t...
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The East Coast Rail Link (ECRL) project will resume with a reduced construction cost after months of negotiations, announced the Prime Minister's Office (PMO).They said the construction cost for Phase...
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PUTRAJAYA: The East Coast Rail Link (ECRL) project will resume at a reduced cost following the signing of a supplementary agreement (SA) between Malaysia Rail Link Sdn Bhd (MRL) and China Communicatio...
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PETALING JAYA: Is Malaysia negotiating with China or Taiwan on the East Coast Rail Link (ECRL) asks MCA president Datuk Seri Dr Wee Ka Siong.
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PETALING JAYA: Ambank Research has maintained its underweight recommendation for the construction sector despite the revival of the East Coast Rail Link (ECRL) project by the government.
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KUALA LUMPUR, April 12 — Youth and Sports Minister Syed Saddiq Abdul Rahman today congratulated Tun Daim Zainuddin for striking the deal that saved billions of ringgit from the improved East Coast R...
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The RM21.5 billion savings from the reduced cost of the East Coast Rail Link (ECRL) project is enough to build two more Petronas Twin Towers, said former finance minister Daim Zainuddin.
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KUALA LUMPUR, April 12 — Malaysia was saving enough to pay for two more Petronas Twin Towers with the new price for the East Coast Rail Link (ECRL), Tun Daim Zainuddin trumpeted today.
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KUALA LUMPUR (April 12): Malaysia Rail Link Sdn Bhd (MRL) and China Communications Construction Co Ltd (CCCC) have signed a supplementary agreement pursuant to the East Coast Rail Link (ECRL) project,...
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KUALA LUMPUR: AmInvestment Research sees the revival of the East Coast Rail Link (ECRL) as positive to both the construction and building material sectors but it is “no game-changer” to these industries.
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KUALA LUMPUR (April 12): Malaysia Rail Link Sdn Bhd (MRL) and China Communications Construction Co Ltd (CCCC) have signed a supplementary agreement pursuant to the East Coast Rail Link (ECRL) project,...
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The East Coast Rail Link (ECRL) project will resume with a reduced construction cost after months of negotiations, announced the Prime Minister's Office (PMO). "We are pleased to announce that the con...
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PETALING JAYA: Putrajaya today announced a reduction of RM21.5 billion in construction cost for Phase 1 and 2 of the East Coast Rail Link (ECRL) project.
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PUTRAJAYA (THE STAR/ASIA NEWS NETWORK)- Malaysia Rail Link Sdn Bhd and China Communications Construction Company Ltd have signed a supplementary agreement that will pave the way for the resumption of ...
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KUALA LUMPUR, April 12 ― Malaysia has signed an improved deal with China and will proceed with the East Coast Rail Link (ECRL) project, the Prime Minister’s Office (PMO) announced today.
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PUTRAJAYA: Malaysia Rail Link Sdn Bhd and China Communications Construction Company Ltd have signed a supplementary agreement that will pave the way for the resumption of the East Coast Rail Link (ECRL) project.
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KUALA LUMPUR: The East Coast Rail Link (ECRL) project will go ahead but the cost has been reduced significantly by RM21.50bil to RM44bil.
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KUALA LUMPUR: The defence ministry will proceed with the procurement of maritime patrol aircraft (MPA) after initially aborting plans to acquire them last August.
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KUALA LUMPUR, April 10 — Datuk Seri Anwar Ibrahim today demanded an explanation on how RM140 million was spent by former Felda chairman Tan Sri Mohd Isa Samad, including overseas trips with his fami...
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KUALA LUMPUR: Datuk Seri Anwar Ibrahim wants an explanation on how RM140mil was spent by former Felda chairman Tan Sri Mohd Isa Samad, including on overseas trips with his family members.
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KUALA LUMPUR, April 9 — Pakatan Harapan leaders expressed their disappointment after the attempt to amend the Federal Constitution, with regard to the status of Sabah and Sarawak, was shot down at t...
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KUALA LUMPUR, April 9 — Prime Minister Tun Dr Mahathir Mohamad today confirmed that Johor Mentri Besar Datuk Osman Sapian has handed in his resignation letter to the Prime Minister’s Office yester...
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Singapore Prime Minister Lee Hsien Loong arrived at the Prime Minister's Office in Putrajaya this morning for the 9th Malaysia-Singapore Leaders’ Retreat.The prime minister had said recently that Ma...
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PUTRAJAYA: Malaysia and Singapore may consider arbitration to resolve the long-standing water price issue, involving both countries.
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PUTRAJAYA: The big question remains about Datuk Osman Sapian’s position as Johor Mentri Besar as the outcome of his meeting with the Prime Minister is unknown.
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PUTRAJAYA: Johor Mentri Besar Datuk Osman Sapian had a private meeting with the Prime Minister after speculation swirled that he may have to step down.
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PUTRAJAYA (April 5): The Cabinet has decided that Malaysia will withdraw from ratifying the Rome Statute that covers crimes against humanity and other serious infractions over heavy politicisation of ...
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KUALA LUMPUR (April 4): The Home Ministry will consider opening investigations into the disappearance of pastor Raymond Koh and activist Amri Che Mat through a Royal Commission of Inquiry (RCI). Home ...
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KUALA LUMPUR: The Home Ministry will consider opening investigations into the disappearance of pastor Raymond Koh and activist Amri Che Mat through a Royal Commission of Inquiry (RCI). Home Minister ...
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KUALA LUMPUR: The Human Rights Commission of Malaysia (Suhakam) said while its recent inquiry into the disappearances of Raymond Koh and Amri Che Mat allowed hearsay as evidence, the findings were mad...
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Oscar-winning actor George Clooney has called for a boycott of luxury hotels, including the Beverly Hills Hotel, owned by Brunei because of its plans to impose the death penalty for people having gay ...
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PETALING JAYA: All mosques in the country have been asked to hold the “solat jenazah ghaib” (funeral prayers in the absence of the dead) for Muhammad Haziq Mohd Tarmizi after the Friday prayer tom...
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PUTRAJAYA (March 20): Prime Minister Tun Dr Mahathir Mohamad chaired the first meeting of the Economic Action Council (EAC) at Perdana Putra here  today.
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PUTRAJAYA, March 20 — Prime Minister Tun Dr Mahathir Mohamad chaired the first meeting of the Economic Action Council (EAC) at Perdana Putra here today.
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The first meeting of the Economic Action Council (EAC), chaired by Prime Minister Dr Mahathir Mohamad, started at 6pm at Perdana Putra in Putrajaya  today.
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KUALA LUMPUR, March 20 — A photograph on social media alleging that the prime minister and his wife got into a car accident while leaving Parliament is fake.
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KUALA LUMPUR, March 19 — The Ministry of Finance (MoF) is preparing a clear guideline on the remunerations to be paid out to directors in government-linked companies (GLCs) as part of the Pakatan Ha...
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KUALA LUMPUR (March 19): There will be no more appointment of politicians as heads of mission for Malaysia or government-linked companies (GLCs), Prime Minister Tun Dr Mahathir Mohamad said.
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PUTRAJAYA: An economist has called for the role of government-linked companies (GLCs), including national carrier Malaysia Airlines Berhad, to be more clearly defined.
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PUTRAJAYA, Mar 13 — Prime Minister Tun Dr Mahathir Mohamad has said the government wants to send more students to South Korea so they can study new technologies which can help Malaysia’s progress.
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A leading local economist has called for the role of government-linked companies (GLCs), including national carrier Malaysia Airlines Bhd, to be more clearly defined.
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PUTRAJAYA, 13 Mac — A leading local economist has called for the role of government-linked companies (GLCs), including national carrier Malaysia Airlines Bhd, to be more clearly defined.
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PUTRAJAYA (March 13): A leading local economist has called for the role of government-linked companies (GLCs), including national carrier Malaysia Airlines Bhd, to be more clearly defined.
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THE planned state takeover of four Klang Valley intracity highway concessions owned by Gamuda Bhd will likely set a precedent for other cases of “expropriation” of assets in Malaysia, observers sa...
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KUALA LUMPUR, March 10 — The Centre for Independent Journalism (CIJ) has condemned two local Malay newspapers for their coverage of the Women’s Day March, citing a focus on berating the lesbian, g...
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PETALING JAYA: A consumer group has suggested a high-level action committee to boost local food production amid concerns over extreme weather patterns, escalating global prices and bureaucracy in gove...
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PUTRAJAYA (March 7): Malay Chamber of Commerce Malaysia (DPMM) president Rizal Faris Mohideen Abdul Kadir has given his statement to the police's commercial crime unit here today, over the alleged mis...
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PETALING JAYA: The top office bearers of the Malay Chamber of Commerce Malaysia (DPMM) are expected to be called by the police in their investigations into the alleged misappropriation of funds totall...
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KUALA LUMPUR: Two senior officials from the Malay Chamber of Commerce Malaysia (DPMM) has been summoned by the police commercial crime unit in Putrajaya.
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KUALA LUMPUR, March 4 — A peak-hour congestion charge and cheaper toll rates in between could incentivise businesses to change work hours to save travelling costs, an environmental activist said.
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PUTRAJAYA (Feb 27): The government expects to take about six months to acquire the toll concessions for four main highways — Damansara Puchong Expressway (LDP), Western KL Traffic Dispersal System (...
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PUTRAJAYA: The government expects to take about six months to acquire the toll concessions for four main highways — Damansara Puchong Expressway (LDP), Western KL Traffic Dispersal System (SPRINT), ...
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The government's proposal to replace toll charges at four major highways with a congestion charge will save taxpayers billions compared to freezing toll rates under the current system.
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Najib Abdul Razak has apologised for his remarks during a meet-the-people session in Semenyih last night.
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LETTER | I refer to new reports on the proposed congestion charges to replace toll collection at several toll plazas in the Klang Valley.
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KUALA LUMPUR, Feb 26 — Former prime minister Datuk Seri Najib Razak claimed today he was repeating phrases from the audience when he made remarks viewed as demeaning to the lesbian, gay, bisexual, a...
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Gamuda Bhd said it will ensure the government's bid to take over its highway concessions will be based on market valuation norms and practices.
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KUALA LUMPUR (Feb 26): Shares of Gamuda Bhd regained some lost ground this morning after the company said it would ensure any takeover of its highway concessions is in line with "market valuation norm...
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KUALA LUMPUR (Feb 26): Gamuda Bhd has pledged to ensure that any takeover of its highway concessions is in line with “market valuation norms and practices”.
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KUALA LUMPUR (Feb 26): Shares of Gamuda Bhd regained some lost ground this morning after the company said it would ensure any takeover of its highway concessions is in line with "market valuation norm...
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PUTRAJAYA: The Lembaga Tabung Haji (TH) will remain under the jurisdiction of the Prime Minister’s Department (JPM), said the Prime Minister’s Office (PMO). It said speculations that TH would be ...
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SEMENYIH: Former prime minister Najib Razak has poked fun at the Pakatan Harapan (PH) government over its plan to replace toll collection along four highways with congestion charges, saying no one wil...