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PETALING JAYA • Utusan Malaysia, the oldest newspaper in Malaysia, will be laid to rest tomorrow after a sustained period of financial uncertainty.
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Umno president Ahmad Zahid Hamidi has given his blessing to Selangor Umno to seek the sacking of state speaker Ng Suee Lim.
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KUALA LUMPUR (Aug 17): Stock Exchange of Thailand-listed Strategic Hospitality Extendable Freehold and Leasehold Real Estate Investment Trust (SHREIT) has decided to “back out of a deal to acquire t...
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JERTEH: Besut district police chief Supt Mohd Zamri Mohd Rowi was seriously wounded after a deranged man attacked him with a parang at Kampung Padang Luas here today.
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KUALA LUMPUR, Aug 14 — Lawyer Sankara N. Nair said he would independently contact Attorney General (AG) Tommy Thomas for an inquest into the death of Irish teen Nora Quoirin if the post-mortem exami...
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SEREMBAN: A search-and-rescue team looking for an Irish, girl who was missing from a resort since Aug 4, has found human remains near Gunung Berembun in Pantai Hills near here.
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KUALA LUMPUR, August 11 — All DAP elected representatives nationwide will be summoned for the second time in a month, this time to discuss the renewal of the operating licence for the Lynas’ rare ...
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Selangor exco V Ganabatirau (photo, above) said he is prepared to put his political career on the line with regard to the issue of unilateral child conversion.
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THE plan for an allocation of petrol subsidy that is linked to each vehicle owner’s identity card may be on the back burner or entirely shelved, sources say. This is due to it being too cumbersome to implement, coupled with having a high capital and maintenance costs.
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A professor who was due to appear on current affairs show, Analisis Bersama Finaz Yunus, had to withdraw at the last minute after being threatened by an NGO not to appear.
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Selangor Menteri Besar Amirudin Shari today said state assembly speaker Ng Suee Lim had the mandate to decide whether or not to greenlight the tabling of a proposed amendment which would have allowed ...
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Bukit Lanjan assemblyperson Elizabeth Wong (above) has sought to quell speculation that trouble is brewing in Selangor over a supposed plot to oust Menteri Besar (MB) Amirudin Shari.
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PETALING JAYA - The haze in the country from the fires in Indonesia is expected to persist due to the southwest monsoon winds, according to the Meteorological Department (MetMalaysia). "Our latest ...
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The name Cloudflare may not necessarily ring many bells, but it’s a very important part of the internet.
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BIOCON Ltd, India’s largest biopharmaceutical company, has offered to buy the central utilities facility (CUF) and an eight-acre parcel owned by Malaysian Bio-XCell Sdn Bhd (Bio-XCell) for RM25 mill...
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KULAI: A 28-year-old police constable, who was held on Friday for allegedly stealing his female colleague’s undergarments, had pulled off the same act several times before.
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Sarawak Chief Minister Abang Johari Openg received courtesy calls from top Pakatan Harapan leaders from Peninsular Malaysia over the past week.
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Foreign journalist Alexandra Radu was detained at the blockade set up by Temiar villagers in Sungai Papan, Gerik, Perak this morning.
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KUALA LUMPUR, July 31 — Datuk Seri Najib Razak held up a news report asserting that the government was reviewing the Finance Ministry proposal to buy out four highway concessions for RM6.2 billion a...
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WHETHER RM20 billion in private investments to build Southeast Asia’s first bio-industry hub in Sabah will materialise hinges on the result of a judicial review next month by the Kota Kinabalu High ...
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LONDON, July 30 — London Stock Exchange Group Plc shares rose more than 15 per cent to a record high yesterday as investors cheered its US$27 billion (RM111.23 billion) bid to buy financial data fir...
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BEIJING: The Industrial and Commercial Bank of China (ICBC), , the country's largest lender by assets, said on Sunday that one of its unit had signed an equity transfer agreement to invest in the troubled Bank of Jinzhou.
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SHANGHAI/BEIJING: China's banking and insurance regulator has told the country's biggest distressed debt managers to prepare contingency plans to take over or invest in high-risk small and medium-sized Chinese banks, two sources involved in the discussions told Reuters.
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Didi Chuxing senior vice president Stephen Zhu (left) closing the deal with Toyota Motor Corporation executive vice president Shigeki Tomoyama following the investment deal.
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The Kota Kinabalu High Court has dismissed former Sabah chief minister Yong Teck Lee’s suit to stop the government from setting up a royal commission of inquiry (RCI) to probe allegations of judicia...
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Reports of the Nintendo Switch’s Joy-Cons wearing down too quickly have been popping up over the past week.
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GEORGE TOWN: In what is believed to be the biggest corruption case involving Road Transport Department (JPJ), Malaysian Anti Corruption Commission (MACC) will charge 18 officers in Butterworth in connection with graft.
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KOTA KINABALU: An unmarried mother who allegedly abandoned her newborn baby boy on a relative’s doorstep with a poignant note now wants him back.
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GEORGE TOWN: The Malaysian Anti-Corruption Commission (MACC) will charge 18 Road Transport Department (JPJ) officers over the next three days.
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PUTRAJAYA: A sessions court judge in Kuala Kubu Baru has been remanded after he was detained yesterday for alleged corruption.
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Huawei Technologies Co Ltd, the Chinese company put on a US blacklist because of national security concerns, secretly helped North Korea build and maintain its commercial wireless network, the Washing...
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You might be able to get your hands on a new fourth-gen Suzuki Jimny in the near future, and through official channels at that, if what being indicated by a news report is right.
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PETALING JAYA: The Malaysian Anti-Corruption Commission (MACC) has detained a Sessions Court judge today over alleged bribery for the release of illegal immigrants in Kuala Kubu Baru.
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KUALA LUMPUR: Eight of nine persons arrested on July 17 over allegations that they had accepted bribes to release illegal immigrants, have had their remand extended by another five days.
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IJM Corp Bhd CEO and managing director Datuk Soam Heng Choon, who has been at the helm of the construction and property development giant for four years, has decided to retire.
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KUALA LUMPUR: The remand order against a Deputy Public Prosecutor (DPP) and a lawyer is expected to be extended after they were detained last week, for taking bribes to secure the release of illegal i...
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PKR deputy president Azmin Ali was a "no-show" at the PKR leadership retreat at Port Dickson tonight.
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KUALA LUMPUR (July 20): Hong Kong-based Dairy Farm International Holdings Ltd has shut down at least six Giant and Cold Storage outlets of so far this year, reported The Edge Malaysia in its latest is...
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BMW and Tencent Holdings will launch a computing center in China to develop self-driving cars in the world’s biggest auto market.
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HULU SELANGOR: A deputy public prosecutor (DPP), a lawyer and six police officers were arrested by the Malaysian Anti-Corruption Commission (MACC) on Wednesday for allegedly taking bribes to secure th...
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KUALA LUMPUR: A prominent novelist and social commentator known for his unconventional writings on Malay history is under serious consideration for Sasterawan Negara, the title for the national laurea...
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CHANTILLY (France), July 18 — French Finance Minister Bruno Le Maire is to lead talks on finding a single European candidate to succeed Christine Lagarde as head of the International Monetary Fund (...
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PETALING JAYA: Talk is rife that prominent businessman Tan Sri Wan Azmi Wan Hamzah and Datuk Mohd Zakhir Siddiqy Sidek are buying into debt-laden Scomi Group Bhd.
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KUALA LUMPUR (July 17): The Sultan of Kelantan, Sultan Muhammad V, 50, has divorced his wife, Rihana Oksana Voevodina, 26, The New Straits Times (NST) reported today.
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It wasn’t too long ago when we saw the leaked press images of the Samsung Galaxy Watch Active 2.
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KUALA LUMPUR: Prominent businessman Tan Sri Wan Azmi Wan Hamzah and former Renong Bhd’s managing director Datuk Mohd Zakhir Siddiqy are buying substantial stakes in financially stressed Scomi Group ...
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NEW YORK, July 15 — Scepticism over AB InBev’s high valuations doomed Budweiser APAC’s IPO of up to US$9.8 billion – poised to be the world’s biggest this year – investors and bankers said...
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THE Hong Leong group appears to be keen on venturing into the healthcare sector — it has teamed up with private equity firm TPG to bid for Columbia Asia group’s hospital business in Asia, sources ...
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KUALA LUMPUR (July 13): Permodalan Nasional Bhd (PNB) is putting up Menara MIDF along Jalan Raja Chulan, Kuala Lumpur, up for sale, The Edge Malaysia reported in its latest issue.
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NOTHING seems certain in corporate Malaysia, especially when it comes to contracts on the award of jobs. Some contracts awarded under the previous government that was initially perceived to be up for grabs have been given back to the original contractors.
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PARIS, July 12 — Airbus has halted sales of a new book that the planemaker had commissioned for its 50th anniversary to avoid hampering the manufacturer’s attempts to win a settlement in a bribery...
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PETALING JAYA: Phase two of the project to rehabilitate the double-track railway lines around the Klang Valley is expected to resume soon at a lower price, with the contract to be re-awarded to the original contractors.
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SEOUL: Nexon Co founder Jungju Kim has scrapped plans to sell a controlling stake in its parent NXC, two sources with direct knowledge of the matter said, scuppering potentially the largest deal in the gaming sector at up to US$16bil.
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KUALA LUMPUR: The government is expected to tweak the Bill to amend the Federal Constitution to lower the voting age to 18.
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KUALA LUMPUR: The federal government has no intention of seeking a constitutional amendment to give it more say on land rights, Water, Land and Natural Resources Minister Xavier Jayakumar said.
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KOTA KINABALU • Malaysian police have launched a manhunt for those involved in the deaths of three divers in waters off Pulau Kalapuan in Sabah's diving haven of Semporna.
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KOTA KINABALU (THE STAR/ASIA NEWS NETWORK) - Malaysian police have launched a massive manhunt for those involved in the deaths of three divers in waters off Pulau Kalapuan in Sabah's renowned diving h...
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KOTA KINABALU: Police have launched a massive manhunt for those involved in the deaths of three divers in waters off Pulau Kalapuan in Sabah's renowned diving haven of Semporna.
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KOTA KINABALU: Upko Youth welcomes the possible tabling of a Bill to create 13 new state seats in Sabah during this Parliament meeting.
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The Malaysian government has tabled a motion in Parliament to amend the Federal Constitution and lower the voting age from 21 to 18.
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PUTRAJAYA: Hollywood film producer Riza Aziz, who is expected to be slapped with five counts of money laundering charges, was freed from Malaysian Anti-Corruption Commission (MACC) custody this evenin...
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PUTRAJAYA (THE STAR/ASIA NEWS NETWORK) - Mr Riza Aziz, the stepson of former prime minister Najib Razak, will be charged in court with money laundering on Friday (July 5).
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PUTRAJAYA: Riza Aziz, the stepson of former prime minister Datuk Seri Najib Razak, will be charged in court with money laundering on Friday (July 5).
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PUTRAJAYA: Hollywood film producer Riza Aziz is believed to have been arrested at the Malaysian Anti-Corruption Commission (MACC) headquarters here this afternoon.
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PETALING JAYA - Media-shy Tan Sri Syed Mokhtar Al-Bukhary is the new media mogul in town, after he is believed to have acquired a major stake in the country's largest media group, Media Prima Bhd, fo...
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KUALA LUMPUR: It was necessary for Umno to get rid of its shares in Media Prima, because New Straits Times is no longer friendly with Barisan Nasional, says former premier Datuk Seri Najib Razak.
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KUALA LUMPUR: Umno is the midst of restructuring its investment portfolios, as the party plans for its future, says Tan Sri Annuar Musa.
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A number of tech companies are looking to move some of their hardware production out of China.
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STAR EXCLUSIVE: GEORGE TOWN: The state government has secured approval for the Environmental Impact Assessment (EIA) report of the Penang South Reclamation (PSR) scheme near Teluk Kumbar.
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PETALING JAYA: Media-shy Tan Sri Syed Mokhtar Al-Bukhary is the new media mogul in town, after he is believed to have acquired a major stake in the country’s largest media group, Media Prima Bhd, for about RM74mil.
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Reclusive but politically connected Malaysian tycoon Syed Mokhtar Albukhary is expanding his media empire, buying an 11 per cent stake in Media Prima yesterday from former ruling party Umno.
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KUALA LUMPUR - Reclusive but politically-connected Malaysian tycoon Syed Mokhtar Albukhary is expanding his media empire, buying an 11 per cent stake in Media Prima on Wednesday (July 3) from former r...
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KUALA LUMPUR: DRB-Hicom Bhd has dismissed a news report suggesting that the company has acquired a stake in Media Prima Bhd.
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Reuters today reported that Malaysia has banned the export of sea sand toSingapore. Prime Minister Dr Mahathir Mohamad is said to have imposed a banon all sea sand exports in October last year.Sources...
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EXCLUSIVE: A “shelved” Bill to increase Sabah’s state assembly seats from 60 to 73 is expected to be tabled in Parliament this month.
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The photo of workers blocking the road that went viral on social media.
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ZURICH, July 2 — Credit Suisse wealth management boss Iqbal Khan is leaving Switzerland’s second-largest bank in the latest high-level departure under Chief Executive Tidjane Thiam.
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PETALING JAYA: The Penang Mega infrastructure project, which was awarded to Consortium Zenith Construction Sdn Bhd (CZC), is set to kick off in September this year following the certainty of funding.
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KUALA LUMPUR: The departure levy for outbound air travellers, which has become a bone of contention between the government and airlines since it was proposed in Budget 2019, will be gazetted next mont...
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NEW YORK: Oil prices edged higher on Thursday on expectations that OPEC will extend an output cut agreement, while investors awaited a meeting between the United States and China that could produce a breakthrough on trade talks.
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LONDON, June 27 — Opec is expected to roll over a deal on cutting supplies at a meeting next week and discuss deepening the curbs that have been in place since January 1, Iraq’s oil minister today...
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KUALA LUMPUR, June 27 — The government is expected to table a motion in Parliament next Monday to compel all MPs to publicly declare their assets, a move likely to meet resistance from most members ...
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KUALA LUMPUR, June 27 — Health Minister Datuk Seri Dzulkefly Ahmad said today the government must handle its plan to decriminalise drug dependency “with care and tact”.
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SEPANG: Customs officers seized more than 5,000 baby tortoises after stopping two men at KLIA2.
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PUTRAJAYA: Former Deputy Prime Minister Datuk Seri Dr Ahmad Zahid Hamidi is set to be charged in court today and tomorrow on the foreign visa (VLN) corruption case.
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KUALA LUMPUR (June 25): Tan Sri Megat Zaharuddin Megat Mohd Nor (pictured) has announced his resignation as Federal Land Development Authority (Felda) chairman effective June 30, according a statement...
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KUALA LUMPUR (June 25): Tan Sri Megat Zaharuddin Megat Mohd Nor has announced his resignation as Federal Land Development Authority (Felda) chairman effective June 30, according a statement from Felda...
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KUALA LUMPUR (June 25): Tan Sri Megat Zaharuddin Megat Mohd Nor (pictured) is stepping down as chairman of Federal Land Development Authority (Felda) after just 11 months since his appointment on July...
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PUTRAJAYA - Datuk Seri Dr Ahmad Zahid Hamidi is expected to face 40 counts of corruption involving the foreign visa system (VLN) when he is brought to court this week.
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KUALA LUMPUR: Dr Mahathir Mohamad says Felda chairman Megat Zaharuddin Megat Mohd Nor resigned due to health issues, following news that the latter had stepped down less than a year after succeeding S...
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KUALA LUMPUR: Tan Sri Megat Zaharuddin Megat Mohd Nor (pic) is stepping down as chairman of Federal Land Development Authority (Felda) after just 11 months since his appointment on July 27 last year.
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PUTRAJAYA (THE STAR/ASIA NEWS NETWORK) - Umno president Ahmad Zahid Hamidi is expected to face 40 counts of corruption involving the foreign visa system (VLN) when he is brought to court this week.
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Indonesia had reportedly asked Facebook to remove more than 61000 WhatsApp accounts, about a week prior to the Jakarta riots in May 2019.
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PUTRAJAYA: Datuk Seri Dr Ahmad Zahid Hamidi is expected to face 40 counts of corruption involving the foreign visa system (VLN) when he is brought to court this week.
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SEVERAL parties and companies in Kazakhstan have sought legal redress against CaspiOilGas LLP, owned by Malaysian businessman Tan Sri Halim Saad, documents viewed by The Edge indicate.
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PETALING JAYA: The government will only take over highway concessions if Cabinet approves, says Works Minister Baru Bian.
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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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KOTA KINABALU: Philippine security forces are believed to have rescued nine out the ten sea gypsies kidnapped by Abu Sayyaf gunmen on June 18.