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The Introductory Workshop jointly organised by the Sabah Wildlife Department and WWF-Malaysia. KOTA KINABALU: The Ministry of Tourism, Culture and Environment kickstarted its efforts to create a Saba...
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KUALA LUMPUR: Italy’s Ambassador to Malaysia, Cristiano Maggipinto, has proposed for Malaysian airlines to consider establishing direct flight for the Rome–Kuala Lumpur sector as part of its strat...
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KOTA KINABALU: Animal loving engineer Peter Chan has come to Sabah to initiate the setting up of a pangolin research centre and sanctuary, but he would need the public’s assistance to keep the programme afloat.
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KOTA KINABALU: Sabah has been identified as a potential site for pangolin research and conservation efforts and a research site will be set up in Tawau district soon.
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KUCHING: A Sarawak minister has described Finance Minister Lim Guan Eng as naive for warning that the state may become bankrupt in three years’ time.
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Mohamaddin (front centre) is seen with Ibrahim (on his left) and Azran , during Kraftangan Malaysia’s Aidilfitri-Gawai event at its Sarawak headquarters in Kuching.
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KUCHING, June 21 — The Tourism, Arts and Culture Ministry is working towards achieving the target of 30 million tourist arrivals that will generate about RM100 billion income under the Visit Malaysi...
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KUCHING, June 21 — The Tourism, Arts and Culture Ministry is working towards achieving the target of 30 million tourist arrivals that will generate around RM100 billion in income under the Visit Mal...
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KOTA KINABALU, June 21 — Hotels in Sabah are still suffering occupancy loss between 3 to 7 per cent due to the increase of popularity with home sharing operators like Airbnb.
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KLANG (June 21): The Klang Municipal Council (MPK) has urged the Energy Commission (ST) to speed up its approval in cutting off electricity and water supply to illegal plastic factories that are sti...
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Mohamaddin Ketapi KUCHING: Sarawak recorded RM13.6 million in craft product sales in the first five months of this year involving 932 craft entrepreneurs, said Tourism, Arts and Culture Minister Datu...
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Abang Johari speaking during the press conference, accompanied by Deputy Chief Ministers Datuk Amar Douglas Uggah Embas and Tan Sri Datuk Amar Dr James Jemut Masing, and Tourism, Arts, Culture, Youth ...
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PUTRAJAYA: The Energy, Science and Technology, Environment and Climate Change Ministry plans to release a list of state governments and agencies that have opted to ban the use of single-use plastic in hopes of inspiring others to do the same.
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LET me get this straight. Malaysia doesn’t have gays.
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PUTRAJAYA: The Government will hold discussion to refine the terms and conditions of loans imposed on borrowers, especially those who apply from the Infra Tourism Fund and Tourism Fund.
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Datuk Seri Nancy Shukri KUCHING: Batang Sadong MP Datuk Seri Nancy Shukri has clarified that PKR Santubong branch youth chief Haziq Abdullah Abdul Aziz, who claimed to be one of the two individuals i...
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PUTRAJAYA: A delegation from Malaysia’s Tourism, Arts and Culture Ministry left for Canada today to entice tourists to visit and join their plastic waste here.
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Christina greeting one of the tourists at Mamutik Island yesterday KOTA KINABALU: The State Government has received several proposals from private investors who are interested in developing the islan...
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LONDON: Malaysia’s Tourism, Arts and Culture Minister raised eyebrows after telling visitors at an international travel fair there are no politicians in the country.
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I REFER to the report “New VMY 2020 logo to be unveiled this month” (The Star, June 10) on deputy Tourism, Arts and Culture Minister Muhammad Bakhtiar Wan Chik saying during his Hari Raya open hou...
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MELAKA: The RM682mil Melaka International Cruise Terminal, which is part of the Melaka Gateway project, is expected to be completed by September next year.
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MELAKA (June 11): The RM682 million Melaka International Cruise Terminal, which is part of the Melaka Gateway project, is expected to be completed by September next year.
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MELAKA (June 11): The RM682 million Melaka International Cruise Terminal, which is part of the Melaka Gateway project, is expected to be completed by September next year.
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MELAKA, June 11 — The RM682 million Melaka International Cruise Terminal, which is part of the Melaka Gateway project, is expected to be completed by September next year.
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Kuala Koh is to be made a tourism centre as a result of an initiative of the South Kelantan Development Authority (Kesedar) working with the Tourism, Arts and Culture Ministry and the Wildlife and Nat...
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KOTA KINABALU: Sabah will not give up on attempts to collaborate with Indonesia in Sumatran rhino conservation efforts despite failed past endeavours.
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This article first appeared as 'Tough terrain for tourism' in the May 27, 209, 2019 issue of The Edge Malaysia In 2016, an Indian national’s 8 days/7 nights holiday to Malaysia with his wife, parent...
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MELAKA (June 3): A total of 4.79 million tourists have visited Melaka in the first quarter this year, an increase of over 17% compared with 4.07 million visitors in 1Q2018, reported The Star today.
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KOTA KINABALU: Parti Warisan Sabah (Warisan) has over 200,000 registered members since its establishment in 2016, its president Datuk Seri Mohd Shafie Apdal said.
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GEORGE TOWN, June 2 — The Penang government tonight launched the Penang Experience Year 2020 with tagline The Diversity of Asia to usher in the excitement of Visit Malaysia Year 2020.
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Warisan has over 200,000 registered members since its establishment in 2016, president Mohd Shafie Apdal said today.
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KOTA KINABALU, June 2 — Parti Warisan Sabah (Warisan) has over 200,000 registered members since it was established in 2016, its president Datuk Seri Mohd Shafie Apdal said.
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PUTRAJAYA (May 30): Federal Territories Minister Khalid Abdul Samad has appointed six Kuala Lumpur MPs as members of the Ministers Council to assist the duties of the Federal Territories Ministry (KWP...
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GEORGE TOWN: Malaysia needs much more tourism arrivals despite recording a 2.7% increase to 6.7 million tourists in the first quarter of the year compared to the same period last year.
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PUTRAJAYA (May 30): Federal Territories Minister Khalid Abdul Samad has appointed six Kuala Lumpur MPs as members of the Ministers Council to assist the duties of the Federal Territories Ministry (KWP...
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PUTRAJAYA: Federal Territories Minister, Khalid Abdul Samad has appointed six Kuala Lumpur MPs as members of the Ministers Council to assist the duties of the Federal Territories Ministry (KWP) and Ku...
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KUALA LUMPUR: Malaysia's inclusion in the US Treasury's watchlist of potential currency manipulator shows the country's competitiveness and economic strength, Finance Minister Lim Guan Eng said.
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PUTRAJAYA, May 30 — The Federal Territories Ministry has appointed six of the 11 MPs in Kuala Lumpur to participate in various administrative committees under the Kuala Lumpur City Hall (DBKL). Mini...
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KUALA LUMPUR: Eden Inc Bhd registered a net profit of RM411,000 in first quarter ended March 31, for the first time since the quarter ended June 30, 2016, mainly due to savings in cost of sales of the energy segment, as well as higher income from other segments.
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LETTER | Tourism Malaysia had just released figures for foreign tourist arrivals for the three months of this year, which showed a 2.7 percent increase over last year.
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KUALA LUMPUR, May 30 — Parti Bumiputera Perkasa Malaysia (Putra) vice president Datuk Hamidah Osman had urged Putrajaya to review its suggestion to loosen the conditions for tourists from China and ...
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PUTRAJAYA: Tourism arrivals and spending saw a healthy increase in the first three months of this year.
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PUTRAJAYA: The tourism industry has recorded a positive 16.9% growth in tourist expenditure for the first quarter of this year.
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KOTA KINABALU, MAY 29 — Preliminary reports from the autopsy of Tam, Malaysia’s last male Sumatran rhino that died on Monday, showed kidney failure due to inflammation and kidney stones, as well a...
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KOTA KINABALU, May 29 — The death of Tam, Malaysia’s last male Sumatran rhino, made global headlines this week with the sobering realisation that the species is one step closer to extinction, with...
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KOTA KINABALU, May 27 — Malaysia’s last surviving male Sumatran rhino, Tam, died today following health complications which worsened in the last few days.
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KUALA LUMPUR, May 25 — The issue of the expensive flight tickets to Sabah will be discussed with Transport Minister Anthony Loke Siew Fook next week, said Tourism, Arts and Culture Minister Datuk Mo...
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KUALA LUMPUR (May 25): Tourism is big business in Malaysia as it is the third highest foreign exchange earner for the country after manufacturing and commodities.
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KUALA LUMPUR (May 24): The Bukit Damansara Community Centre which was previously managed by a private company was returned to Kuala Lumpur City Hall (DBKL) effective April 1, said Segambut MP Hannah Y...
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TAWAU (May 23): The issue over high price of flight tickets to Sabah especially from Kuala Lumpur to Tawau, will be forwarded to the Minister in-charge, said Tourism, Arts and Culture Minister Datuk M...
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KUALA LUMPUR (May 23): The Bukit Damansara Community Centre which was previously managed by a private company was returned to Kuala Lumpur City Hall (DBKL) effective April 1, said Segambut MP Hannah Y...
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KUALA LUMPUR: The Bukit Damansara Community Centre which was previously managed by a private company was returned to Kuala Lumpur City Hall (DBKL) effective April 1, said Segambut MP Hannah Yeoh.
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KATHMANDU, Nepal said today it has banned popular Chinese digital wallets Alipay and WeChat to prevent the loss of foreign currency earnings from tens of thousands of Chinese tourists.
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PUTRAJAYA, May 20 — Prime Minister Tun Dr Mahathir Mohamad hosted a breaking-of-fast ceremony for ministers, menteris besar and chief ministers at his official residence Seri Perdana here tonight.
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KOTA KINABALU: The health of Malaysia's last surviving male Sumatran rhinoceros is deteriorating, said Sabah's Tourism, Culture and Environment Minister Christina Liew on Sunday (May 19).
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PETALING JAYA: Tourism Malaysia has clarified that it is not associated or involved with the Asia Pacific Tourism and Travel Federation (APTTF), and has never endorsed its Asia Pacific Tour and Travel Awards.
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GEORGE TOWN: The Federal Government is expected to announce positive news on the (VOA) for tourists after the Aidilfitri celebrations in June or July, Tourism, Arts and Culture Minister Datuk Mohamadd...
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The government is expected to announce positive news on visas on arrival (VOA) for tourists after the Hari Raya Aidilfitri celebrations in June or July, Tourism, Arts and Culture Minister Mohammadin K...
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GEORGE TOWN, May 16 — The Federal Government is expected to announce positive news on the Visa-On-Arrival (VOA) for tourists after the Aidilfitri celebrations in June or July, Tourism, Arts and Cult...
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Those who use names of any ministers for publicity without permission from the ministries involved can be subjected to the law, said Tourism, Culture and Arts Minister Mohamaddin Ketapi (above, with r...
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GEORGE TOWN, May 16 — Datuk Mohamaddin Ketapi said his Tourism, Arts and Culture Ministry will take action against an organisation that used his name and the Tourism Malaysia logo without authorisat...
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PETALING JAYA: Asia Pacific Tourism and Travel Federation (APTTF) chief executive officer Adeva Sangkuni claimed that its recent awards event received verbal support from the Tourism, Arts and Culture Ministry but conversations went silent after last year’s change of government.
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KUALA SELANGOR: Selangor’s excellence as a developed state to become an administrative model for other states, was not achieved in a short period of time, said Mentri Besar (MB) Amirudin Shari (pix)...
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PUTRAJAYA: Cabinet ministers have vowed to improve on their performance as Pakatan Harapan enters its second year in power.
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KUALA LUMPUR, May 8 — State broadcaster RTM today refuted a Sarawak minister’s claim that it has been shunning Chief Minister Datuk Abang Johari Openg and state government events in its coverage.
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KUALA LUMPUR: The proposed Kulim International Airport (KXP) – that has stirred concern from the Penang government – has the support of the Tourism Ministry which intends to use it as a “tourist gateway”. Tourism, Arts and Culture Minister Datuk Mohamaddin Ketapi described the KXP as an important project because of its location near the border with Thailand.
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PUTRAJAYA: Tourist arrivals from Arab countries increased sharply last year after Pakatan Harapan took over the country’s administration, says Tourism, Arts and Culture Minister Datuk Mohamaddin Ketapi.
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PUTRAJAYA (Bernama): Tourist arrivals from Arab countries increased sharply last year after Pakatan Harapan took over the country's administration, says Tourism, Arts and Culture Minister Datuk Mohamaddin Ketapi.
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PUTRAJAYA (May 3): Tourist arrivals from Arab countries increased sharply last year after Pakatan Harapan (PH) took over the country’s administration, said Tourism, Arts and Culture Minister Datuk M...
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PUTRAJAYA, May 3 — Tourist arrivals from Arab countries increased sharply last year after Pakatan Harapan (PH) took over the country’s administration, said Tourism, Arts and Culture Minister Datuk...
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KUCHING, April 30 — The ruling Gabungan Parti Sarawak (GPS) today asserted that any amendment to the Federal Constitution must not result in the erosion of the legislative and executive powers of Sa...
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PETALING JAYA: Two senior PBB leaders have criticised finance minister Lim Guan Eng for an additional RM42 million allocation to help rubber smallholders in Sabah, saying that aid should also be given...
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KUCHING, April 27 — Hundreds of Steven Seagal’s fans flocked to the Old Court House, here today to meet the Hollywood action star during a meet and greet session.
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PUTRAJAYA: The Asean tourism industry has a vital role in helping this region to develop the economy and drive investment, says Tourism, Arts and Culture Minister Datuk Mohamaddin Ketapi (pix).
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PUTRAJAYA, April 27 ― The Asean tourism industry has a vital role in helping this region to develop the economy and drive investment, says Tourism, Arts and Culture Minister Datuk Mohamaddin Ketapi.
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COLOMBO, April 26 —Sri Lanka fears its lucrative tourism industry could see arrivals drop up to 30 per cent, with losses of US$1.5 billion this year, after deadly Easter attacks, the finance ministe...
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KUALA LUMPUR: A three-day visit by an Egyptian trade delegation led by Egypt-Malaysia Business Council head Dr Sherif El-Gabaly has paved the way for the two countries to cooperate in trade and commer...
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KUALA LUMPUR: The National Heritage Department is in the midst of lobbying for Unesco to recognise Bujang Valley in Kedah as a world heritage site.
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PUTRAJAYA, April 25 ― Malaysia and Qatar will enhance cooperation in the tourism sector through a memorandum of understanding (MoU) that will be signed in the near future, said Tourism, Arts and Cul...
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KUALA LUMPUR: The National Heritage Department is in the process of lobbying the United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organisation (Unesco) to recognise Bujang Valley in Kedah as a worl...
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Tourism, Arts and Culture Minister Datuk Mohamaddin Ketapi told the press on Wednesday that Egypt was open to having Malaysia Airlines resumed its flights to Cairo.Mohamaddin added that he would discu...
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PUTRAJAYA, April 25 — Tourism, Arts and Culture Minister Datuk Mohamaddin Ketapi said, for him, Tun Dr Mahathir Mohamad is the “best prime minister ever”.
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Tourism, Arts and Culture Minister Datuk Mohamaddin Ketapi explained on Wednesday why Malaysia was left out in Netflix's new series called “Street Food.”He added that his ministry had done all it ...
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PUTRAJAYA: Tourism, Arts and Culture Minister Mohamaddin Ketapi today rubbished the idea of holding a Doraemon exhibition as part of the promotion for Visit Malaysia Year 2020 (VMY 2020).
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KUALA LUMPUR, April 24 — The National Art Gallery denied it was using popular Japanese cartoon character Doraemon as part of its promotion for Visit Malaysia 2020, after the animated feline was phot...
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Tourism, Arts and Culture Minister Mohamaddin Ketapi has disagreed with a suggestion to use Japanese cartoon character Doraemon in promotional materials for the Visit Malaysia Year 2020 campaign.
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MARANG: The construction of the East Coast Rail Link (ECRL) project will not neglect the local people especially in economic and entrepreneurial activities.
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KUALA LUMPUR: The statement by National Art Gallery chairman Datuk Rashidi Hasbullah that characters from Japanese anime Doraemon be used to promote Visit Malaysia 2020 was just a personal view, says Tourism, Arts, and Culture Minister Datuk Mohamaddin Ketapi.
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MARANG (April 24): The construction of the East Coast Rail Link (ECRL) project will not neglect the local people especially in economic and entrepreneurial activities.
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MARANG, April 24 — The construction of the East Coast Rail Link (ECRL) project will not neglect the local people especially in economic and entrepreneurial activities.
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Members of the public who are keeping works by the late P Ramlee have been urged to hand them over to the Tourism, Arts and Culture Ministry.
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GELANG PATAH (April 23):  Forest City have begun handing over two serviced apartments, Starview Bay (7,186 units) and Regalia Park (3,304 units) to buyers from today.
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The Visa On Arrival (VOA) requirements for tourists from China and India may be relaxed in a bid to increase the number of visitors from the two countries in conjunction with Visit Malaysia Year 2020.
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JOHOR BARU (THE STAR/ASIA NEWS NETWORK) - Datuk Dr Sahruddin Jamal has unveiled his state executive council with three new faces joining the line-up, nine days after he was appointed as Johor's Menter...
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PUTRAJAYA: Tok Batin Mohamad Nohing was a bunch of nerves as he stood at the rostrum to deliver a speech before Tun Dr Mahathir Mohamad.
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JOHOR BARU: Datuk Dr Sahruddin Jamal has unveiled his state executive council with three new faces joining the line-up, nine days after he was appointed as Mentri Besar.
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JOHOR BARU: Sultan Ibrahim Ibni Almarhum Sultan Iskandar has sent out a message to the 10 newly sworn-in state executive councillors.The Johor Ruler wants them to work closely with Mentri Besar Datuk Dr Sahruddin Jamal.
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PUTRAJAYA: The Visa On Arrival (VOA) requirement for tourists from China and India may be relaxed to increase the number of visitors from both countries in conjunction with Visit Malaysia Year 2020.Tourism, Arts and Culture Minister Datuk Mohamaddin Ketapi said the move might be implemented this year, but he did not give details on the requirement which would be relaxed.
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PUTRAJAYA, April 22 — Tourism, Art and Culture minister Datuk Mohamaddin Ketapi says the distribution of half of the tourism tax revenue to state governments is his biggest achievement since he took...
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PUTRAJAYA (April 22): The Visa On Arrival (VOA) requirements for tourists from China and India may be relaxed in a bid to increase the number of visitors from the two countries in conjunction with Vis...