Mon, 20 May 2019, 7:00 PM
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PASIR MAS, May 20 — The General Operations Force (PGA) has successfully seized 235 cattle, goats (46), sheep (38) and four buffaloes, all worth almost RM1 million, within 72 hours at the border of K...
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MAY 20 — When fintech is mentioned, the e-Wallet or e-Pay icon comes to mind for some.
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(May 20): Results of the hotly-contested presidential election in Indonesia is expected to confirm on Wednesday, unofficial counts by private pollsters last month that showed incumbent President Joko...
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THE late cosmetics entrepreneur Faziani Rohban Ahmad had recently told her children never to fight over money after her death, reported Mingguan Malaysia.
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PETALING JAYA: The government should seriously look into the causes of the subdued growth in private investments which, if not addressed, could affect the country’s long-term economic goals.
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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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Transport Minister Anthony Loke recently stated in an interview that Indonesian ride-hailing company, Go-Jek has expressed an interest to enter Malaysia.
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TUMPAT: The remains of Dnars skincare product founder, Faziani Rohban Ahmad, 39, who died in a road crash in Pattani, Thailand, was buried at the Kampung Kedemit Luar Muslim Cemetery near Wakaf Bharu,...
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KUALA LUMPUR: The founder of Dnars Skincare, Faziani Rohban Ahmad, 40, died in a road crash in Pattani, Thailand, today.
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TUMPAT (Bernama): Founder of Dnars skincare product, Faziani Rohban Ahmad, 40, who died in a crash in Pattani, Thailand, on Saturday (May 18), went there to give donation to a tahfiz (religious) school.
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KUALA LUMPUR (Bernama): Dnars Skincare founder Faziani Rohban Ahmad was killed in a crash in Pattani, Thailand on Saturday (May 18).
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The founder of Dnars Skincare product, Faziani Rohban Ahmad, died in a road crash in Pattani, Thailand, today.
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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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KUALA LUMPUR: Crude palm oil (CPO) futures on Bursa Malaysia Derivatives are likely to trade between RM2,000 and RM2,050 a tonne next week on demand from China, India, Pakistan and the Middle East, said a dealer
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PETALING JAYA: Pay back your National Higher Education Fund Corporation (PTPTN) loans because a debt is a debt, according to feedback.Copywriter Myra Tan Lee Lee, 27, said the PTPTN already emphasised many times that borrowers could discuss with them to pay back as little as RM50 a month.
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Overseas investments into Asian bonds turned negative for the first time in three months in April, and analysts predicted the regional assets to come under more pressure due to an escalation in the Sino-U.S. trade dispute.
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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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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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Honda Thailand has just announced the official prices of the all-new tenth-generation Accord, two months after launching its new D-segment sedan.
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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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PETALING JAYA: Star Media Group Bhd (SMG) has posted a higher pre-tax profit for its first quarter of this year (1Q19) than the fourth quarter of last year (4Q18).
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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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KOTA KINABALU: Universiti Malaysia Sabah (UMS) is set to become the first university in the country to establish a Unicef-based initiative delving into issues pertaining to the development of women an...
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KUALA LUMPUR: Late selling pressure on Public Bank, Maybank and Tenaga Nasional forced the FBM KLCI to close below the key 1,600 level on Thursday while Leong Hup International ended its first trading day unchanged.
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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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(May 16): With some corners of the market betting the Federal Reserve will cut rates three times this year, you might expect cheers from emerging markets.
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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, 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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KUALA LUMPUR (May 16): The domestic assets under management (AUM) in Malaysia is expected to rise 70% to US$729 billion by 2028, from US$435 billion in 2018, according to Morgan Stanley.
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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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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, May 15 — Singapore-based grocery and delivery start-up Honestbee will no longer be operating its food delivery service and laundry delivery service in the island nation.
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KUALA LUMPUR: Bursa Malaysia joined the key Asian markets recovery as they notched gains of between 0.4% and 2.25% with Dialog, telcos, glove makers and Maybank underpinning the advance.
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SO near, yet so far. Timor-Leste has been trudging on for eight years but the road to membership in Asean remains a long and winding one for Asia’s youngest democracy.
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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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COX’S BAZAR, Bangladesh: Bangladeshi police prevented dozens of Rohingya Muslims, most of them women, about to be trafficked to Malaysia by boat, authorities said on Tuesday.
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KINI ROUNDUP | Here are key headlines you may have missed yesterday, in brief. 1.
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COX'S BAZAR, Bangladesh (Reuters): Bangladeshi police prevented dozens of Rohingya Muslims, most of them women, about to be trafficked to Malaysia by boat, authorities said on Tuesday (May 14).
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PUTRAJAYA: The discovery of mass graves and human trafficking camps in Wang Kelian in January 2015 came as a shock to the National Security Council (NSC). Then Perlis NSC director, Safrul Faiz Abd Sa...
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COX’S BAZAR: Bangladesh police prevented dozens of Rohingya Muslims, mostly women, about to be trafficked to Malaysia by boat, authorities said today.
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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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PETALING JAYA: A lawyer today questioned Putrajaya’s double standards in deporting a woman wanted by Thailand while resisting attempts to deport preacher Zakir Naik who is facing criminal charges in...
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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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KUALA LUMPUR (May 14): A collaborative study by ASEAN CSR Network and Mahidol University’s Institute of Human Rights and Peace Studies on Asean business and human rights agenda saw Sime Darby Planta...
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COX'S BAZAR, Bangladesh: Bangladeshi police prevented dozens of Rohingya Muslims, most of them women, about to be trafficked to Malaysia by boat, authorities said on Tuesday (May 14).
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PUTRAJAYA: A Perlis National Security Council official told the Wang Kelian royal commission of inquiry into mass graves he was shocked to learn about the discovery of a jungle transit camp for illega...
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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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Bangladeshi police prevented dozens of Rohingya Muslims, most of them women, about to be trafficked to Malaysia by boat, authorities said on Tuesday.
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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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COX'S BAZAAR, May 14 — Bangladeshi police prevented dozens of Rohingya Muslims, most of them women, about to be trafficked to Malaysia by boat, authorities said today.
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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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Singapore-based college admissions platform Cialfo has raised US$3 million in a series A round led by Luxembourg-based DLF Ventures.
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KUALA LUMPUR: The outflow of foreign funds from Malaysian equities swelled to US$108.3 million (RM450.53 million) last week — the largest outflow in nine weeks.
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KUALA LUMPUR: Morgan Stanley has trimmed its growth forecasts for Malaysia and five other Asian countries to take into account the downside risks posed by the renewed escalation in the US-China trade ...
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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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PETALING JAYA: The Malaysian government has again come under criticism from rights activists after returning a woman wanted by authorities in Thailand over her anti-monarchy views, the latest in a ser...
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KUALA LUMPUR (May 13): Two Malaysian stocks, AirAsia Group Bhd and Petronas Chemicals Group Bhd, are among latest additions to FTSE Russell's  FTSE Value-Stocks Asean Index.
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R-Pur, a French startup making anti-pollution face masks is looking to bring its high-end, stylish face masks to Asia, targeting health-conscious consumers in China, Hong Kong, South Korea and Japan.
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Founder says US$220 price tag should not deter consumers who value their health above all else. Company says the product easily beats European certification standard, keeping out particles as small as 0.05 micrometers.
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KUALA LUMPUR: The FBM KLCI slid closer to the psychologically important 1,600 level in Monday morning trade as the setback in US-China trade negotiations continued to weigh on investor sentiment.
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The Alibaba-backed e-commerce company scored the highest average monthly active users in Malaysia, Philippines, Thailand and Singapore.
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KUALA LUMPUR: Foreign funds upped their ante in net selling activiti last week, extending the selling streak on Bursa Malaysia to the seventh week, according to MIDF Research.
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KUALA LUMPUR, May 13 — Malaysia is seeking to address the issue of the South China Sea in an Asean-centric way instead of via bilateral methods, said Foreign Minister Datuk Saifuddin Abdullah.
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KUALA LUMPUR (May 13): Foreign funds offloaded RM450.9 million of Malaysian equity last week, compared to selling RM275.7 million the prior week, according to MIDF Amanah Investment Bank Bhd Research.
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DHAKA: Twenty-three teenage Rohingya girls were rescued after being brought from refugee camps to the capital Dhaka to be sent to Malaysia by air, Bangladesh police said Sunday (May 12).
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DHAKA (AFP): Twenty-three Rohingya girls were rescued after being brought from refugee camps to the capital Dhaka to be sent to Malaysia by air, Bangladesh police said Sunday (May 12).
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BUKIT KAYU HITAM : Seven Myanmar nationals believed to have used a marine route to slip into the country illegally through Pulau Langkawi were caught by Customs and Immigration officers at the passenger inspection area in the Langkawi ferry terminal on Thursday (May 9).
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PETALING JAYA: Putrajaya is looking to sign an agreement with Tokyo which will see Malaysian blue-collar workers being sent to work in specified sectors in Japan under a visa programme launched last m...
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KUALA LUMPUR, May 12 — Malaysia is planning to send skilled workers to Japan under the new visa programme the latter launched on April 1.
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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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AXIATA Group Bhd’s tower company, edotco Group, is expected to be a major beneficiary of the mega-merger between Axiata and Telenor ASA’s Asian assets.
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KUALA LUMPUR: The FBM KLCI continued to price in the breakdown in trade negotiations between the US and China and slumped noticeably after the passing of the 12 noon deadline for US trade tariffs.
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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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SERDANG: There were no "happy endings" after police raided a prostitution den that was hidden behind a massage parlour.
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I’ve always thought the Subaru XV’s cabin was a bit too shouty for the general population.
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SONGKHLA (ANN): Soldiers and customs officials stopped 15 vehicles and seized some 5,100 litres of petrol and diesel allegedly being smuggled into Songkhla’s Sadao district on Wednesday morning at the Tha Khoi-Padang Bezar crossing.
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KUALA LUMPUR: The date palm tree has played a vital role as a key source of food and sustenance throughout the history of the United Arab Emirates (UAE).
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Earlier this week, Axiata Group Berhad and Telenor Group had announced that they are in talks to merge their Asian operations.
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Singapore-based online restaurant Grain raised US$10 million in a series B round led by Thailand’s Singha Ventures.
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THE best and brightest in e-sports in Southeast Asia gathered at The Top, Komtar in Penang to battle it out at the finale of ‘The Elite Championship Series 2019 (TECS) – Counter Strike: Go Offensi...
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KUALA LUMPUR (May 9): As Malaysians marked the first anniversary of the historic victory which brought Pakatan Harapan (PH) to rule today, the PH-led government has successfully managed to raise Malay...
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Thailand's newly crowned King Maha Vajiralongkorn and his queen Suthida presided over the royal Ploughing Ceremony at Bangkok's Sanam Luang on Thursday morning.The ceremony marks the beginning of Thai...
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PUTRAJAYA: Former inspector-general of police Khalid Abu Bakar announced the discovery of mass graves and human trafficking camps in Wang Kelian four months late to allow Thailand to “blow up” the...
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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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SINGAPOREANS may be in line for some good news. The central bank’s decision to transfer S$45 billion (US$33 billion) to the island’s sovereign wealth fund could push back an increase in the consumption tax.
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KUALA LUMPUR (May 9): The Malaysian government will respect Thailand’s decision if that country wants to go ahead with the Kra Canal project, the Dewan Negara was told yesterday.
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LETTER | I concur with the statement by international NGO Human Rights Watch (HRW) that royals should stay above politics and are not supposed to be involved in ruling the country.
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KUALA LUMPUR, May 9 — Putrajaya has not received word from Singapore on its suggestion for joint Unesco recognition for their shared hawker culture, Muhammad Bakhtiar Wan Chik has disclosed.
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JOHOR BARU: Kek lapis or layer cake, a must-have in the goodies spread during Hari Raya celebrations, now comes in a variety of flavours.
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PETALING JAYA: TC Subaru, the exclusive distributor of Subaru vehicles in Malaysia, launched the new Subaru XV GT Edition.
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With the all-new Subaru Forester on its way, TC Subaru will be taking advanced bookings starting from the end of May, 2019.
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During the launch of the Subaru XV GT Edition, TC Subaru also announced that it has begun order taking for the all-new, fifth-generation Forester.