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KAJANG: A total of 15 foreigners, mostly from African countries, were detained following a joint operation led by the Immigration Department in Taman Alam Jaya, Batu 9, Cheras.
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BANGKOK: Thai police arrested a man carrying a fake Malaysian passport and US$500,000 (RM2.1 million) at the Suvarnabhumi Airport today.
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BANGKOK, May 24 — Thai police arrested a man carrying a fake Malaysian passport and US$500,000 (RM2.1 million) at the Suvarnabhumi Airport today.
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BANGKOK (Bernama): Thai police have arrested a man carrying a fake Malaysian passport and US$500,000 (RM2.1mil) at the Suvarnabhumi Airport.
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SINGAPORE: Most Southeast Asian stock markets declined on Friday as the trade war between the United States and China snowballed into a deeper strategic issue, while Indonesia was on track to snap four weeks of declines.
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LETTER | I’m writing this in response to the letter “Matriculation quota: Respect the Federal Constitution” by Associate Professor Mohd Hazmi Mohd Rusli.
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PUTRAJAYA (May 23): The first phase of Kedah Rubber City (KRC), encompassing 500 acres of Ladang Bukit Ketapang, will be completed by next year, said Kedah Menteri Besar Mukhriz Mahathir.
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PUTRAJAYA (May 23): The first phase of Kedah Rubber City (KRC), encompassing 500 acres of Ladang Bukit Ketapang, will be completed by next year, said Kedah Menteri Besar Mukhriz Mahathir.
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KUALA LUMPUR, May 22 — A traffic policeman has been arrested after he was accused of molesting and extorting a Thai woman, after the latter avoided a roadblock in Rantau Panjang in Kelantan.
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TUMPAT: The Kelantan police will step up security along the Kelantan-Thailand border to avoid any illegal activities in view of the upcoming Aidilfitri celebration.
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PONTIAN: A Vietnamese man was killed while his two female friends escaped with injuries following an accident at KM58.1 along Jalan Johor Baru-Pontian here on Wednesday (May 22) morning.
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TUMPAT (Bernama): The Kelantan police will step up security along the Kelantan-Thailand border to avoid any illegal activities in view of the upcoming Aidil Fitri celebration.
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TUMPAT, May 22 — The Kelantan police will step up security along the Kelantan-Thailand border to avoid any illegal activities in view of the upcoming Aidilfitri celebration.
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KUALA LUMPUR: The Malaysian Anti-Corruption Commission (MACC) says it is at the tail-end of investigations into a protection racket involving lorry drivers who flouted traffic laws in Penang.
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BAGAN SERAI: Police have detained two men to help in the investigation of an accident involving an SUV which killed three Myanmar nationals at KM 190.6 of the North-South Expressway near Bukit Merah, ...
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BAGAN SERAI, May 20 — Police have detained two men to help in the investigation of an accident case involving an SUV which killed three Myanmar nationals at Kilometre 190.6 of the North-South Expres...
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ALOR SETAR: A man was arrested while 36 boxes of firecrackers and fireworks worth RM70,000 were seized at a fishermen’s landing area in Tasik Ah Ning, Padang Sanai near Padang Terap at the Malaysia-Thai border.
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KUALA TERENGGANU: Having their sahur (pre-dawn meal) by the beach at Pantai Batu Burok to cool ocean breeze and the sound of the waves beating the sand has become popular among the locals here since five years
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THE startup scene in Thailand is far from thriving, but industry watchers believe the next five to 10 years will bring pivotal changes to the South-East Asian nation.
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ALOR STAR: Police detained a man and seized 36 boxes of firecrackers and fireworks, worth RM70,000, at a fishermen’s landing area in Tasik Ah Ning, Padang Sanai near Padang Terap at the Malaysia-Tha...
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THE Malaysian Bar is deeply concerned by the Malaysian government’s action in deporting Praphan Pipithnamporn, an asylum seeker registered by the United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees (UNHCR...
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KANGAR: Nestled in the foothills just 3km from the Thai border is a half-forgotten old folks home built on Malaysia’s tin rush legacy.
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LETTER | The Malaysian Bar is deeply concerned with the Malaysian government’s action in deporting Praphan Pipithnamporn, an asylum seeker registered with the UNHCR in Kuala Lumpur, to Thailand on M...
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Pusat Jagaan Rumah Sejahtera Kaki Bukit, a remote old folks home at the Thai-Malaysian border received much needed help when the Star Foundation presented a RM20,000 cheque to it on Friday.
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MAY 17 — The Malaysian Bar is deeply concerned with the Malaysian Government’s action in deporting Praphan Pipithnamporn, an asylum seeker registered by the United Nations High Commissioner for Re...
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South-East Asia is in the grip of a fresh surge of paedophile activity with predators orchestrating and watching abuse on live-streaming sites and via webcams, and paying for it with near-untraceable cryptocurrency, victims and children’s charities warn.
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PUTRAJAYA: The Royal Commission of Inquiry (RCI) into the discovery of temporary transit camps and mass graves in Wang Kelian, Perlis, was told that foreigners deposited money into the bank accounts of Malaysian citizens as a condition to release their family members.
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KUALA LUMPUR (May 17): AmBank Research said it expects the ringgit (MYR) to trade between its support level of 4.1477 and 4.1534 while the resistance is pinned at 4.1700 and 4.1764.
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KUALA LUMPUR (May 16): AirAsia X Bhd said its first quarter net profit rose 4.42% to RM43.33 million from RM41.5 million a year earlier, helped by an unrealised foreign exchange gain as a result of th...
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The Royal Commission of Inquiry (RCI) into the discovery of temporary transit camps and mass graves in Wang Kelian, Perlis, was told today that foreigners deposited money into the bank accounts of Mal...
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PUTRAJAYA (Bernama): Foreigners deposited money into the bank account of Malaysian citizens, as a condition to release their family members from the Wang Kelian camp in Perlis, as well as detention camps in Thailand.
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PUTRAJAYA: A police inspector who was investigating money laundering involving the Wang Kelian trafficking camps revealed to the Royal Commission of Inquiry (RCI) that at least two Malaysians were inv...
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No, really. The all-new Suzuki Jimny appeared as roller skates in this quirky new ad by Suzuki Australia.
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PETALING JAYA: The United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees (UNHCR) has urged governments not to send refugees or asylum-seekers back to situations where their lives can be in danger.
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PUTRAJAYA: A witness in the Wang Kelian royal commission of inquiry (RCI) today said he investigated three Malaysians believed to be linked to a human trafficking syndicate involved in the jungle camp...
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PUTRAJAYA, May 16 ― Police tracked down at least two Malaysians during its hunt for a cross border syndicate that was trafficking in humans and suspected to be operating illegal migrant camps near t...
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Everard (right) and passenger Russell Shearman celebrating their world record.
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SONGKHLA: A Thailand Post worker had tried to dupe the authorities by using the agency’s van to smuggle 13 Myanmar illegals into Malaysia.
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COX’S BAZAR, Bangladesh: Bangladeshi police shot dead two suspected Rohingya human traffickers, officials said Wednesday, after rescuing 103 refugees in two days about to make the perilous sea voyag...
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An alliance of Thai anti-junta parties is not giving up on forming the country’s next government and blocking the ruling junta from retaining power following a disputed March election, a leader of a...
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SONGKHLA, May 15 — A Thailand Post worker had tried to dupe the authorities by using the agency’s van to smuggle 13 Myanmar illegals into Malaysia.
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SONGKHLA: A Thailand Post worker had tried to dupe the authorities by using the agency’s van to smuggle 13 Myanmar illegals into Malaysia.
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KUALA LUMPUR: Malaysia extradited a woman wanted by Thai authorities this week after a thorough background check concluded she was not an Islamic preacher.
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PUTRAJAYA (May 14): Prime Minister Tun Dr Mahathir Mohamad today said the police will investigate anyone, even the prime minister, over any involvement in the Defence Ministry’s (Mindef) land-swap d...
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PUTRAJAYA: Prime Minister Tun Dr Mahathir Mohamad (pix) today said the police will investigate anyone, even the prime minister, over any involvement in the Defence Ministry’s (Mindef) land-swap deal...
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Prime Minister Tun Dr Mahathir Mohamad told reporters that Malaysia and Thailand are good neighbours so Malaysian authorities deported Thai woman Praphan Pipithnamporn to Thailand over her anti-monarc...
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WANG KELIAN RCI | The Royal Commission of Inquiry into the discovery of temporary transit camps and graves in Wang Kelian was told today that more than half of the 106km border shared by Perlis and Th...
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PUTRAJAYA (Bernama): The Royal Commission of Inquiry (RCI) into the discovery of temporary transit camps and graves in Wang Kelian has been told that more than half of the 106km border shared by Perlis and Thailand is fenceless.
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PUTRAJAYA (THE STAR/ASIA NEWS NETWORK) - Malaysia has extradited a woman wanted by the authorities in Thailand over her anti-monarchy views following a request for her deportation, said Prime Ministe...
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PUTRAJAYA (May 14): Prime Minister Tun Dr Mahathir Mohamad today said the police will investigate anyone, even the prime minister, over any involvement in the Defence Ministry’s (Mindef) land-swap d...
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PETALING JAYA: Human rights lawyers have slammed Putrajaya’s move to deport a Thai woman facing charges under the country’s draconian lese-majeste laws, saying it was no different from the previou...
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PUTRAJAYA, May 14 ― A former Perlis National Security Council (NSC) director today expressed shock over the discovery of human trafficking camps along the state border with Thailand in Wang Kelian, ...
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PUTRAJAYA: Malaysia has extradited a woman wanted by authorities in Thailand over her anti-monarchy views following a request for her deportation, says the Prime Minister.
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PUTRAJAYA, May 14 ― The Royal Commission of Inquiry (RCI) for the discovery of temporary transit camps and mass graves at Wang Kelian, Perlis entered its ninth day today.
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Human Rights Watch has condemned the deportation by Malaysia of a Thai activist, who is wanted in her home country for her anti-monarchy views.
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LETTER | G25 joins other civil society groups in welcoming the appointment of Datuk Seri Abdul Hamid Bador as the new Ketua Polis Negara (IGP). We are encouraged that, as reported in the media, he has...
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SalesCandy International Sdn Bhd, a Malaysia-based salestech startup, has entered Thailand, the Philippines, Indonesia, and Vietnam.
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Three Thai activists facing charges of insulting the monarchy have disappeared after reportedly being arrested in Vietnam, rights groups said on Friday, months after two exiled critics of the military...
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KUALA LUMPUR: Twenty-five foreign women aged between 20 and 40s and eight locals were detained in an ‘Ops Noda’ conducted by a police team in Klang and Puchong on Thursday night.
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PUTRAJAYA: The public hearing of the Royal Commission of In­­quiry (RCI) into the discovery of temporary transit camps and mass graves in Wang Kelian in Perlis was told that Malaysian authorities were aware of the presence of the camps and graves earlier than their Thai counterparts.According to New Straits Times (NST) journalist Aliza Shah Muhammad Shah, the then Inspector-General of Police Tan Sri Khalid Abu Bakar, however, decided not to disclose the discovery at the request of his Thai counterparts.
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PUTRAJAYA: The public hearing of the Royal Commission of Inquiry (RCI) into the discovery of temporary transit camps and mass graves in Wang Kelian, Perlis was told that the Malaysian authorities were...
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PUTRAJAYA, May 9 — Tan Sri Khalid Abu Bakar was fully aware of the existence of the illegal transit camps and mass graves of emigrants in Wang Kelian, Perlis at least since January 2015, journalist ...
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LONDON: A speed of 110kph might not seem like much to break, but it is when you're in a 50-year-old motorised rickshaw from Thailand.
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PUTRAJAYA, May 9 — The Royal Commission of Inquiry (RCI) into the discovery of temporary transit camps and graves in Wang Kelian, Perlis, enters its eighth day with the 23rd witness taking the stand...
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PUTRAJAYA, May 9 — The Royal Commission of Inquiry (RCI) into the discovery of temporary transit camps and graves in Wang Kelian, Perlis, enters its eighth day with the 23rd witness taking the stand...
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The 22nd witness of the Royal Commission of Inquiry into the discovery of temporary transit camps and mass graves at Wang Kelian, Perlis on Wednesday said he only had to cross over a thigh-high coile...
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PUTRAJAYA: Two journalists who were pursuing the Wang Kelian human trafficking case before it became public in late May 2015 recounted to the Royal Commission of Inquiry (RCI) probing the matter how e...
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PUTRAJAYA: The journalist who discovered mass graves in Perlis in 2015 says it was easy to cross between the Malaysian-Thai border.
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PUTRAJAYA: Two witnesses told the royal commission of inquiry (RCI) into the discovery of mass graves and human trafficking camps in Perlis that they were able to easily cross over into Malaysia from ...
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PUTRAJAYA, MAY 8 — A Malay Mail photographer and its former Penang correspondent today told the Royal Commission of Inquiry (RCI) on Wang Kelian that the Malaysia-Thai border was porous and that any...
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SINGAPORE: Most emerging Asian currencies weakened on Wednesday, as fresh doubts about whether the United States and China can end their trade war rekindled worries about global growth.
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The C-segment market is expected to heat up soon, as the all-new Mazda 3 sedan and hatchback have just been spotted in Thailand.
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PUTRAJAYA, May 8 — The Royal Commission of Inquiry (RCI) into the discovery of temporary transit camps and mass graves in Wang Kelian, Perlis continues today as the hearing enters the seventh day.
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PUTRAJAYA: The Fisheries Department has never issued any deep-sea fishing licence, rented or leased it to foreigners, says its director-general Datuk Munir Mohd Nawi.
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PUTRAJAYA: The Department of Fisheries (DOF) has never issued or leased any deep-sea fishing licence to foreigners, said its director-general, Datuk Munir Mohd Nawi.
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PUTRAJAYA: The Department of Fisheries Malaysia (DOF) has never issued any deep sea licence to be given, rented or leased to foreigners, its director-general Datuk Munir Mohd Nawi said.
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A sea of yellow-clad well-wishers endured the scorching weather and lined Bangkok’s Ratchadamnoen Avenue to watch the royal procession of Thailand’s newly-crowned King Maha Vajiralongkorn today.
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Thailand’s King Maha Vajiralongkorn on Saturday begins intricate Buddhist and Brahmin ceremonies to symbolically transform him into a living god as the Southeast Asian nation officially crowns its f...
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PETALING JAYA: Fugitive businessman Low Taek Jho, also known as Jho Low, says he is looking forward to resolving claims related to jewellery worth US$1.7mil (RM7.02mil) that was purportedly given to his mother Evelyn Goh Gaik Ewe.
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KUALA LUMPUR (May 2): CIMB Group Holdings Bhd has announced the appointment of Adisorn Sermchaiwong as acting president and CEO of its subsidiary CIMB Thai Bank PCL.
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KUALA LUMPUR (May 2): Fugitive businessperson Low Taek Jho, also known as Jho Low, has stressed that the surrender of jewellery belonging to his mother, Evelyn Goh, does not amount to an admission of ...
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Businessperson Low Taek Jho has reiterated that the surrender of jewellery for his mother Evelyn Goh, does not amount to an admission of wrongdoing.
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PETALING JAYA (BLOOMBERG, THE STAR/ASIA NEWS NETWORK) - A set of diamond jewellery worth US$1.7 million (S$2.3 million) that fugitive Malaysian businessman Jho Low allegedly bought with money stolen f...
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PETALING JAYA: Fugitive businessman Low Taek Jho, also known as Jho Low, says he is looking forward to resolving claims related to jewellery worth US$1.7mil (RM7.02mil) that was purportedly given to his mother Evelyn Goh.
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Krungsri Finnovate, the US$30 million fintech-focused venture capital subsidiary of Thailand’s Krungsri Bank, invested an undisclosed amount in Choco CRM, a local startup that provides customer rela...
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KUALA LUMPUR (May 2): A set of 1MDB-linked jewellery items – allegedly given to Evelyn Goh, the mother of fugitive businessperson Low Taek Jho – has agreed for it to be returned to the country.
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Just days before his official coronation, Thailand's King Maha Vajiralongkorn yesterday married the deputy head of his personal guard force and gave her the title Queen Suthida.
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NARATHIWAT: The Narathiwat Provincial Chamber of Commerce has proposed that the governments of Thailand and Malaysia revive the Narathiwat-Kelantan train route to strengthen bilateral trade ties betwe...
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GEORGE TOWN: Malaysian enforcers stopped five Class C fishing trawlers for operating in prohibited zones, less than 15 nautical miles from Tanjung Piandang, Perak.
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SEREMBAN: A 19-year-old Thai man who works at a restaurant here was charged with murdering another Thai national on Monday (April 29).
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SINGAPORE: Singapore shares touched a near 11-month peak on Monday, boosted by DBS Group Holdings after the lender posted a record quarterly profit, while most other Southeast Asian markets slipped as soft U.S. inflation data eclipsed upbeat GDP numbers.
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ALOR STAR: Police have succeeded in crippling a ganja trafficking syndicate following the arrest of five individuals and seizure of drugs worth RM302,000 in three separate raids in the state and Penan...
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PUTRAJAYA: The VAT 69 commando search operation in the jungles of Genting Perah, Perlis, in March 2015, led to the discovery of a transit camp with 14 tents that were used by illegal immigrants, the Royal Commis­sion of Inquiry (RCI) into the camps and mass graves at Wang Kelian heard.
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KUALA LUMPUR - Malaysia will enforce mandatory registration for foreign vehicles entering from Singapore from October, the government announced on Thursday (April 25).
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KANGAR: The Perlis Road Transport Department (RTD) has issued 579 summonses against Thai-registered vehicles between January and March this year, with about 480 of them for violation of the Internatio...
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The search operation by the VAT 69 commando team in the forest area in Genting Perah, Perlis, in March 2015, led to the discovery of a transit camp with 14 tents being used by undocumented migrants.
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PUTRAJAYA: A witness told the royal commission of inquiry (RCI) into the mass graves and human trafficking camps at Wang Kelian that he was asked to draft a false police report about a group of undocu...
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PUTRAJAYA, April 25 — Human trafficking victims who fell prey to Thai syndicates were extorted of up to RM6,500 each to secure their release into Malaysia or risk being beaten to death, the Royal Co...
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BANGKOK: Thailand's government said it is "making progress" with the much-delayed high-speed Thai-Chinese rail line that is to link Thailand, Laos and China, as the three countries prepared to ink another agreement this week at Beijing's Belt and Road summit.
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Ride-hailing startup Go-Jek‘s Vietnam unit Go-Viet has appointed Christy Le to serve as its new general manager.