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IPOH: Perak environmental committee chairman Dr Abdul Aziz Bari has called on the Federal Government to set up a permanent council to tackle environmental issues.
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For the Legal and Political settlement of MA1963 and Borneo States’ O&G, with the 4 altered boundaries ratified under Article 2(b) and others with ‘No two third rule’, eroded rights and all gran...
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SEREMBAN (June 13): The Negeri Sembilan Government has been urged to upgrade its existing bus terminal to be equipped with more modern and sophisticated facilities such as those found in other States ...
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KUALA LUMPUR (June 12): The Government’s move to add six more items in the list and extend the implementation of the Festive Season Maximum Price Control Scheme to 30 days from 15 days previously ha...
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KUALA LUMPUR (June 4): After embarking on a series of Public Consultation Programme town halls in five States, the National Higher Education Fund Corporation (PTPTN) wants Malaysians to review the fac...
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KUALA LUMPUR (June 3): Muslims in Malaysia  will celebrate Aidilfitri on Wednesday (June 5), the Keeper of the Rulers’ Seal Tan Sri Syed Danial Syed Ahmad announced here tonight.
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KUALA LUMPUR: Mauritius hopes that Malaysian government will consider opening a High Commission in the Indian Ocean island republic.
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SUBANG JAYA (May 28): The Sunway Group is distributing over 8,000 kilogrammes of rice to the needy through eight rice auto teller machines (ATMs) across the country.
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PUTRAJAYA (May 27): The Federal Government is writing off a sum of RM3.8 billion worth of rural area water supply projects-related loans owed by State Governments.
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KUALA LUMPUR (May 24): Kazakhstan is keen to increase the import volume of Malaysia's palm oil into the Republic, said Counsellor of Kazakhstan Embassy in Kuala Lumpur, Dr Serik Amirov.
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E-commerce giant Amazon was on its way to running its own online neighbourhood on May 20 after the Internet’s address keeper granted the “.amazon” domain to the company.
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MAY 19 — Imagine that you live in a remote part of Sarawak.
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JERLUN (May 14): The Kedah Government will hold a tripartite meeting with the Penang and Perak State Governments to discuss issues arising from the proposed construction of the Kulim International Air...
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JERLUN (May 13): The Kedah Government will hold a tripartite meeting with the Penang and Perak State Governments to discuss issues arising from the proposed construction of the Kulim International Air...
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GEORGE TOWN (May 4): Penang has bucked the trend among the States by registering a drop in the number of unsold housing units last year, said State Executive Councillor in charge of housing, Jagdeep S...
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GEORGE TOWN (May 3): The Penang Government is seeking decentralisation of Federal powers, the State Assembly was told today.
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GEORGE TOWN (May 3): Penang has bucked the trend among the States by registering a drop in the number of unsold housing units last year, said State Executive Councillor in charge of housing, Jagdeep S...
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KUCHING, April 30 — DAP’s Bukit Assek state lawmaker Irene Chang said that the federal government should apologise to the people for failing to ensure equal partnership for Sarawak in the Federati...
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KAJANG (April 30): High-rise and detached homes in Malaysia have recorded a -1.2% and -1.8% change on the Malaysian House Price Index 2018 (MHPI). This is the first time these two residential property...
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PUTRAJAYA (April 30): The Water, Land and Natural Resources Ministry has drafted the Water Resources Bill for use by all States to strengthen the management and control of water resources and related ...
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PUTRAJAYA (April 29): The Water, Land and Natural Resources Ministry has drafted the Water Resources Bill for use by all States to strengthen the management and control of water resources and related ...
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APRIL 25 — State constitutions existed before 1957; and still exist and are in force.
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(April 24): Prime Minister Tun Dr Mahathir Mohamad said the State Constitutions of Johore and Terengganu were nullified by the new Constitution which was accepted by all the States of Malaysia.
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KUCHING: Sarawak Pakatan Harapan (PH) chairman Chong Chieng Jen today called on the judiciary to put on hold the decision to relocate the Registry of the High Court of Sabah and Sarawak from Kuching t...
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Google has announced that it is now possible to listen to music from its YouTube Music streaming service on the entirety of its Home range of smart speakers (and, theoretically, any Google Assistant-compatible smart speaker).
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SAN FRANCISCO, April 19 — Google has announced that it is now possible to listen to music from its YouTube Music streaming service on the entirety of its Home range of smart speakers (and, theoretic...
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KUALA LUMPUR (April 19): The spillover effects of the East Coast Rail Link (ECRL) project are projected to change the socio-economic landscape of the States concerned and stimulate economic developmen...
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LETTER | As a Malaysian doctor who has done more than his fair share of contributing to the people of Sabah and Sarawak, I am disappointed with the politicians of East Malaysian states trying to amend...
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KUANTAN (April 18): Pahang is among the few States which have not increased their water tariff for the longest time, with the last hike recorded in January 1983, according to State Basic Amenities, Pu...
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KUALA LUMPUR (April 17): The revised East Coast Rail Link (ECRL) project deal will open up more job opportunities for Malaysians, says Malaysian Institute of Economic Research (MIER) senior research f...
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KUALA LUMPUR (April 16): The revised East Coast Rail Link (ECRL) project deal will open up more job opportunities for Malaysians, says Malaysian Institute of Economic Research (MIER) senior research f...
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ALOR SETAR (April 15):  Kedah is among the six States which agree with the plan of the Ministry of Water, Land and Natural Resources to raise the water tariff to ensure the quality of services and su...
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KUCHING: An NGO here said Sarawak and Sabah should to be referred to as “negara” instead of “negeri” in the Bahasa Malaysia version of the proposed amendment to the Federal Constitution.
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PUTRAJAYA (April 15): The government is obliged to pay RM21.78 billion if it decided to terminate the East Coast Rail Link (ECRL) project, Prime Minister Tun Dr Mahathir Mohamad says.
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PUTRAJAYA (April 15): The government is obliged to pay RM21.78 billion if it decided to terminate the East Coast Rail Link (ECRL) project, Prime Minister Tun Dr Mahathir Mohamad says.
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Prime Minister Dr Mahathir Mohamad today explained the government's decision to realign the East Coast Rail Link (ECRL), saying this was due to connectivity and environmental reasons.
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KOTA KINABALU, April 15 — Sabah has prepared methods to work out how much the federal government owes it in arrears from the 40 per cent share of state revenue the former is entitled to by law, said...
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PUTRAJAYA (April 13): The phrase "in pursuant of Malaysia Agreement 1963" proposed by the Parti Gabungan Sarawak (GPS), need not be included in the Federal Constitution (Amendment) Bill 2019 to restor...
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PUTRAJAYA: The phrase ‘in pursuant of Malaysia Agreement 1963’, proposed by the Parti Gabungan Sarawak (GPS), need not be included in the Federal Constitution (Amendment) Bill 2019 to restore Saba...
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PUTRAJAYA: The request from Gabungan Parti Sarawak (GPS) to include six words in the amendment of Article 1(2) of the Federal Constitution is “unreasonable” and legally not possible, says Datuk Liew Vui Keong.
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PUTRAJAYA (April 12): The phrase "in pursuant of Malaysia Agreement 1963" proposed by the Parti Gabungan Sarawak (GPS), need not be included in the Federal Constitution (Amendment) Bill 2019 to restor...
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LETTER | I read with interest the Malaysiakini article Constitutional amendment bill: An accident waiting to happen.
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PETALING JAYA (April 12): Prime Minister Tun Dr Mahathir Mohamad today said if the rulers have absolute powers, they may use the power for their own interests.
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APRIL 12 — I refer to the hard-hitting letter from Sarawak Institute of Public Affairs (Sipa) “A lost opportunity for Sarawak’s future — Sipa.” Sipa considered the Constitutional (Amendment)...
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(April 11): Prime Minister Tun Dr Mahathir Mohamad today said if the rulers have absolute powers, they may use the power for their own interests.
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SEREMBAN (April 11): DAP deputy chairman, Gobind Singh Deo today criticised the Opposition who often harped that the new Pakatan Harapan (PH) Government has failed to implement its manifesto which was...
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IPOH (April 11): Perak is not among six States that have agreed to raise their water tariffs, says Menteri Besar Datuk Seri Ahmad Faizal Azumu.
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KOTA KINABALU (April 10): The Sabah Government will continue its cooperation with Sarawak to restore the rights of the States as equal partners with Peninsular Malaysia after the Federal Constitution ...
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KUALA LUMPUR (April 10): Prime Minister Tun Dr Mahathir Mohamad said if rulers have the final say on who becomes Prime Minister or Menteri Besar, then Malaysia would not be a democratic nation.
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KUALA LUMPUR (April 10): The Federal Government has failed to get the nod from the Dewan Rakyat for the Constitution (Amendment) Bill 2019, which sought to restore the status of Sabah and Sarawak as e...
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KUALA LUMPUR (April 9): Minister in the Prime Minister’s Department Datuk Liew Vui Keong said he will not give up and will continue to fight for the people, especially those in Sabah and Sarawak, fo...
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KUALA LUMPUR (April 9): Sabah MPs who voted in favour of the Constitution (Amendment) Bill 2019, which aimed to make Sabah and Sarawak equal partners with Peninsular Malaysia, were disappointed with t...
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KUALA LUMPUR (April 9): The Federal Government has failed to get the nod from the Dewan Rakyat for the Constitution (Amendment) Bill 2019, which sought to restore the status of Sabah and Sarawak as eq...
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KUALA LUMPUR (April 9): The amendment to the Federal Constitution to restore the status of Sabah and Sarawak as enshrined in the agreement on the formation of Malaysia in 1963 is the first step by the...
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KUCHING, April 9 — Sarawak Reform Party (STAR) has asked Gabungan Parti Sarawak (GPS) federal lawmakers not to support a Bill to amend Article 1(2) of the Federal Constitution due to be debated and ...
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KUCHING: Sarawak Pakatan Harapan (PH) chairman Chong Chieng Jen has urged Gabungan Parti Sarawak (GPS) MPs to support the second reading of the Constitution (Amendment) Bill 2019, that is due to be ta...
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KUCHIHG, April 7 — Sarawak Pakatan Harapan (PH) chairman Chong Chieng Jen said today the support of the 19 federal lawmakers from Gabungan Parti Sarawak (GPS) is crucial for a Bill to amend Article ...
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LETTER | We, the undersigned civil society groups from Sabah, Sarawak and the States of Malaya welcome the Pakatan Harapan federal government's proposal to amend Article 2 of the Federal Constitution ...
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KUALA LUMPUR (April 5): The Government is allocating RM13.2 billion this year to less developed States namely Sabah, Sarawak, Kelantan, Terengganu, Kedah and Perlis under the Fourth Rolling Plan of th...
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States where it's illegal to text while driving may have safer roads, according to a US study that tracked declines in crash-related emergency room visits after these laws took effect.
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KUALA LUMPUR, April 4 — Amending Article 1(2) of the Federal Constitution as proposed in Parliament today will not change the status of Sarawak and Sabah in Malaysia, said Sarawak Legal Counsel Datu...
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KUALA LUMPUR (April 4): The Government is allocating RM13.2 billion this year to less developed States namely Sabah, Sarawak, Kelantan, Terengganu, Kedah and Perlis under the Fourth Rolling Plan of th...
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KUALA LUMPUR (April 1): A group of experts have concluded that the “hedging behaviour” of ASEAN member states and the bloc’s lack of cohesiveness are among the weaknesses that needed to be overc...
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LANGKAWI (March 26): The Government is drawing up a regulatory asset base (RAB) to ensure that the development of airports or their expansion does not burden consumers, says Economic Affairs Minister,...
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PUTRAJAYA (March 25): Two ex-aides of former Selangor Menteri Besar Tan Sri Abdul Khalid Ibrahim can appeal to the Federal Court against the appellate court's decision that ordered them to return to S...
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LANGKAWI (March 25): The Government is drawing up a regulatory asset base (RAB) to ensure that the development of airports or their expansion does not burden consumers, says Economic Affairs Minister,...
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KUALA LUMPUR (March 19): The RM1.6 billion Kulim International Airport project is among several high-impact projects for Kedah costing more than RM3 billion announced by the Federal Government today.
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KOTA BHARU (March 15): The Hazardous Materials Unit (Hazmat) of the Fire and Rescue Department of Malaysia (JBPM) has stationed 133 personnel at the polluted area in Pasir Gudang, Johor, to monitor ai...
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KUALA LUMPUR (March 15): Shopee Malaysia has made it into the top 10 most visited sites in Malaysia, making it the number one e-commerce site in the country, Comscore, the trusted currency for plannin...
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PUTRAJAYA (March 13): It is timely to evaluate the five regional economic corridors launched during the tenure of the fifth Prime Minister Tun Abdullah Ahmad Badawi, said Malaysian Institute of Econom...
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KOTA KINABALU (March 8): Minister of Law in the Prime Minister’s Department Datuk Liew Vui Keong today said that the Cabinet has agreed to amend Article 1 (2) of the Federal Constitution to restore ...
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SINTOK (March 6): The Electoral Reform Committee (ERC) is studying a form of system to ensure that each person votes in his or her place of residence, said its chairman Tan Sri Abdul Rashid Abdul Rahm...
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KOTA BHARU (March 6): The Pakatan Harapan (PH) Federal Government will never marginalise Kelantan in the latter’s pursuit of development like that enjoyed by the other States, Economic Affairs Minis...
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KUALA LUMPUR (March 6): There is no provision in the Federal Constitution that states a non-Malay cannot hold any position in the administration, Parliament or the Judiciary, said prominent constituti...
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MARCH 5 — The Malaysian Alliance of Civil Society Organisations in the UPR Process (Macsa), a coalition of 52 civil society organisations, welcomes the accession to the Rome Statute by Malaysia, whi...
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PUTRAJAYA (Feb 28): Tun Dr Mahathir Mohamad today called on all quarters, particularly Pakatan Harapan (PH) leaders, to exercise caution with regard to racial and religious sensitivities in the countr...
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PUTRAJAYA (Feb 28): Tun Dr Mahathir Mohamad today called on some of the Pakatan Harapan (PH) Government leaders to change their socialist way of thinking and cease their continued criticism of the cap...
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PUTRAJAYA (Feb 27): The road tax fees for registered commercial goods vehicles in Sabah and Sarawak will be standardised using the kerb weight (BTM) criteria from April 1, said Transport Minister Anth...
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KUALA LUMPUR (Feb 21): Communications and Multimedia Minister Gobind Singh Deo has reiterated that his Ministry did not issue any directives or guidelines to Radio Televisyen Malaysia (RTM) on the cov...
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KUALA LUMPUR (Feb 19): The Government's goal of building one million affordable and low-cost houses within 10 years is a realistic plan and not just a populist promise, said Housing and Local Governme...
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PETALING JAYA (Feb 19): Hong Leong Assurance Bhd is optimistic it will have 12,000 policy holders by year-end for its HLA Fit CI (critical illness) insurance plan launched earlier this year.
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KUANTAN (Feb 18): The Government is focusing on reducing non-revenue water (NRW) to 31 percent by the end of the 11th Malaysia Plan (11MP), Minister of Water, Land and Natural Resources Dr Xavier Jaya...
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KUALA LUMPUR (Feb 18): Dewan Negara president Tan Sri S.A. Vigneswaran today suggested that the membership of the Senate from the States’ appointments be increased to three people each for the purpo...
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TANGKAK (Feb 8): Efforts to attract more investors from within and outside the country to Johor need to be stepped up to boost the State’s economic and industrial development and for the people to d...
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PUTRAJAYA (Jan 31): Economic Affairs Minister Datuk Seri Mohamed Azmin Ali has been appointed as Kelantan State Action Council (MTNg) chairman effective Jan 1.
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KOTA BHARU (Jan 28): Pakatan Harapan (PH) needs to have a new and more effective mechanism in the Opposition-controlled States in order to gain the trust and support of the people, said Kelantan PH ch...
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BANGKOK (Jan 25): Malaysia and Thailand want to streamline security and improve border connectivity to facilitate movement of goods at the border, said Deputy Prime Minister Datuk Seri Dr Wan Azizah W...
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PUTRAJAYA (Jan 23): ASEAN and European Union (EU) Ministers attending the 22nd ASEAN-EU Ministerial Meeting (AEMM) in Brussels, Belgium on Monday, have welcomed the establishment of a joint working gr...
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KUALA TERENGGANU (Jan 22): The Communications and Multimedia Ministry (KKMM) has given the assurance that everyone including people in the Opposition-held States will be able to enjoy all services pro...
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KLANG (Jan 18): A total of 100 illegal plastic waste recycling plants across the country will be shut down within the first three months of the year, Minister of Energy, Technology, Science, Climate C...
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KLANG (Jan 17): A total of 100 illegal plastic waste recycling plants across the country will be shut down within the first three months of the year, Minister of Energy, Technology, Science, Climate C...
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BATU MAUNG (Jan 10): Penang Chief Minister Chow Kon Yeow today dismissed claims by former Prime Minister Datuk Seri Najib Razak that the water tariff in the State had increased four times in the past ...
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GEORGE TOWN (Jan 10): The world’s largest express transportation company, FedEx Express (FedEx), is planning to launch two new logistic facilities in Malaysia this year.
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KUALA LUMPUR, Jan 9 ― 1. An interesting scenario has been thrown into the royal succession equation.
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PUTRAJAYA (Jan 8): The allegation of the Sarawak State government that the Federal government has paid the tourism tax for 2018 to Sabah is untrue because no State has received the revenue to date, sa...
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KUCHING (Jan 8): There is no discrimination practised by the Finance Ministry in the sharing of tourism tax revenue with Sabah, Sarawak and other States in Malaysia, said DAP Sarawak chairman Chong Ch...
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KUCHING (Jan 7): The Sarawak Government today clarified that every year sufficient allocation is provided in its annual Budget for repayment of Federal loans, which amounted to RM2.38 billion as at De...
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MARANG (Jan 7): Prime Minister Tun Dr Mahathir Mohamad today stressed that free aid and money would not help alleviate poverty among fishermen and farmers.
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KUALA LUMPUR, Jan 2 — It is not seditious for the public to lodge complaints against those who disregard the rule of law, Prime Minister Tun Dr Mahathir Mohamad wrote on his blog, Chedet, today.