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KOTA KINABALU, April 20 — Deputy chief minister Datuk Christina Liew denied the termination of service for Sabah Tourism general manager (STB) Suzaini Sabdin Ghani on political issues.
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KUALA LUMPUR: 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 development.
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Authorities in Iraq are currently contemplating banning popular shooters like Fortnite in a bid to curb fears of violence in younger players.
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YOURSAY | ‘Gov’t should preserve diversity by encouraging children to understand ancestral culture.’ Orang Asli voices may go silent as languages face extinction Snowcrash: There is a concept ca...
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KOTA KINABALU: Sabah Chief Minister Datuk Seri Mohd Shafie Apdal (pix) wants Pakatan Harapan (PH) - Parti Warisan Sabah (Warisan) leaders and machinery to give their full commitment to getting close t...
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KOTA KINABALU, April 14 — Sabah Chief Minister  Datuk Seri Mohd Shafie Apdal wants Pakatan Harapan (PH) – Parti Warisan Sabah (Warisan) leaders and machinery to give their full commitment to gett...
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A worsening drought in parts of Thailand has prompted monks and conservationists to appeal to city dwellers to temper traditional New Year celebrations, which are marked by people throwing large quant...
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KUALA LUMPUR: The Sarawak Museums Department is in the process of negotiating to bring back the human remains from the Niah Cave that are at the University of Nevada in Las Vegas (UNLV) for study purp...
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KUCHING: A state minister has questioned the Pakatan Harapan (PH) government’s sincerity in helping Sarawak students after it turned down an offer of a RM1 billion loan to repair dilapidated schools...
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Tourism, Arts and Culture Minister Mohammadin Ketapi said the new bill to collect a departure levy from any person who leaves the country is unlikely to affect tourism.He said other countries had a si...
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LANGKAWI, April 6 — Former Institute of Strategic and International Studies (ISIS) senior director Hezri Adnan took over as the chief executive officer (CEO) of the Langkawi Development Authority (L...
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KUCHING, April 3 — The Visit Sarawak Campaign (VSC), which was launched at the end of last year, has started to produce results as shown by the tourist arrivals registered in January this year, the ...
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KUCHING: Facilities at the Niah Caves near Miri will be improved to develop it into a leading tourism attraction.
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KUCHING: Associations can contribute to Sarawak's economy by holding their events in the state and bringing in delegates, says Datuk Abdul Rahman Karim Hamzah.
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KUALA LUMPUR (April 2): All quarters have been urged to give the Kuala Lumpur City Hall (DBKL) the chance to implement the relocation of the Ramadan Bazaar on Jalan Raja in front of the Sultan Abdul S...
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KOTA KINABALU (April 1): The cooperation of Government agencies, especially tourism-related agencies, is important in promoting the ‘Love MY Palm Oil’ campaign at the international level, said Pri...
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KUALA LUMPUR (April 1): All quarters have been urged to give the Kuala Lumpur City Hall (DBKL) the chance to implement the relocation of the Ramadan Bazaar on Jalan Raja in front of the Sultan Abdul S...
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KOTA KINABALU, April 1 — After announcing that the government will halt the expansion of oil palm plantations in the country last year, Primary Industries Minister Teresa Kok said that the country i...
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RANAU (Bernama): The number of people allowed to climb Mount Kinabalu has been increased to 165 a day with the opening of two new accommodation blocks, named Mokodau and Kinateki, at Panalaban Tuesday (April 2).
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KUALA LUMPUR: The new official logo for the Visit Malaysia 2020 campaign, to be announced in May, will have a design symbolising the arts and culture of communities.
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KUALA LUMPUR: The setting up of a task force to speed up the approval process of the Malaysia My Second Home (MM2H) programme by the Tourism Ministry has been completed.
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KUALA LUMPUR: The new official logo for Visit Malaysia 2020 campaign will be announced in May, according to Tourism, Arts and Culture Minister Datuk Mohamaddin Ketapi.
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Tourism, Arts and Culture minister Datuk Mohammadin Ketapi said more Bookworm runs would be organised as it encourage more people to read and is very family-centric.He said this after the Bookworm Run...
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The new official logo for Visit Malaysia 2020 campaign will be announced in May, says Tourism, Arts and Culture Minister Mohamaddin Ketapi.
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KUALA LUMPUR, March 31 — The new official logo for Visit Malaysia 2020 campaign will be announced in May, says Tourism, Arts and Culture Minister Datuk Mohamaddin Ketapi.
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LANGKAWI: The Langkawi National Art Gallery or NAG@Langkawi is set to be an attraction which will draw more visitors to the duty-free island, said Tourism, Arts and Culture Minister Datuk Mohamaddin K...
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LANGKAWI, March 30 — The Langkawi National Art Gallery or [email protected] is set to be an attraction which will draw more visitors to the duty-free island, said Tourism, Arts and Culture Minister...
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KOTA KINABALU: The distribution of 50% of the 2018 tourism tax revenue amounting to RM12.67 million received by Sabah from the Federal Government will be used to boost the travel industry in the state...
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The Tourism, Arts and Culture Ministry plans to reopen the Tourism Malaysia offices in five states which have been functioning as tourist information centres since early 2017, minister Mohamaddin Ket...
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KUALA LUMPUR, March 26 — MCA was among parties that strongly protested against a proposal to make the location where three Japanese soldiers were buried during World War II a tourist attraction spot...
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SINGAPORE (March 26): Thailand's chaotic electoral result is near investors' worst case scenario.
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The Kedah government today apologised for what it said was a technical mistake of the use of the word wira (heroes) on a signboard of a recently-opened monument to three Japanese soldiers in the compo...
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KUALA LUMPUR, March 25 — The Kedah government today apologised for what it said was a technical mistake of the use of the word wira (heroes) on a signboard of a recently-opened monument to three Jap...
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ALOR STAR: The Kedah government today apologised for what it said was a technical mistake of the use of the word wira (heroes) on a signboard of a recently-opened monument to three Japanese soldiers i...
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Tourism, Arts and Culture minister Datuk Mohamaddin Ketapi said the monument to dead Japanese soldiers in Kedah does not fall under the purview of his ministry.When met at the Parliament lobby on Mond...
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KUALA LUMPUR: The federal government has chosen to sidestep the issue of the Japanese Heroes Monument in Kedah that has riled up many quarters.
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KUALA LUMPUR: A minister was left bemused when the Deputy Speaker told him that he had run out of time to reply to her question.
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KUALA LUMPUR: The monument to dead Japanese soldiers in Kedah, which has caused outrage among locals, does not fall under the purview of the Tourism, Arts and Culture Ministry.
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KUALA LUMPUR: There is no restriction for Malaysians to travel to New Zealand following the mass shooting at two mosques in Christchurch yesterday, which has claimed 49 lives.
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KUALA LUMPUR, March 16 — There is no restriction for Malaysians to travel to New Zealand following the mass shooting at two mosques in Christchurch yesterday, which has claimed 49 lives.
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KOTA KINABALU: Scores of volunteers visited the sea gypsies (locally known as Pelau) and residents of Omadal Island off Sabah's Semporna district recently.
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KUALA LUMPUR (March 7): Tourism Malaysia and Malaysia Airports Holdings Bhd (MAHB) have signed a Memorandum of Joint Collaboration (MoJC) with Condor Airlines to support the airline’s Frankfurt-Kual...
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KUALA LUMPUR, March 7 — The Tourism, Arts and Culture Ministry has now denied reports quoting its minister as saying that there were no gays in Malaysia, after public backlash on the matter.
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PETALING JAYA (THE STAR/ASIA NEWS NETWORK) - The remark by Malaysia's Tourism, Arts and Culture Minister Mohammaddin Ketapi during a travel fair in Berlin on homosexuality is to explain that there is ...
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PETALING JAYA: The remark by the Tourism, Arts and Culture Minister during a travel fair in Berlin on homosexuality is to explain that there is no tourism campaign focused towards the LGBTQ (lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender and queer) community in Malaysia.
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KUALA LUMPUR • Malaysia's Tourism, Arts and Culture Minister has caused consternation, following reports that he told German media there are no gays in the country.
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PETALING JAYA: Tourism, Arts and Culture Minister Datuk Mohamaddin Ketapi’s remark that there was no homosexuality in the country was simply a misunderstanding, according to his office.
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PETALING JAYA: Datuk Mohamaddin Ketapi's remarks on homosexuality have made Malaysia a laughing stock, says MCA deputy president Datuk Dr Mah Hang Soon.
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KUALA LUMPUR, March 6 — Tourism, Arts and Culture Minister Datuk Mohamaddin Ketapi told foreign press in Germany he did not think there are homosexuals in Malaysia.
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PETALING JAYA: Tourism, Arts and Culture Minister Datuk Mohamaddin Ketapi caused ripples in Germany after making a remark about homosexuality.
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Tourism, Arts and Culture Minister Mohammaddin Ketapi believes there are no homosexuals in Malaysia, a German broadcaster has reported.
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GEORGE TOWN (March 6): Residents at Gurney Park here have expressed concerns over the growth of Airbnb operations in their housing area.
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GEORGE TOWN (March 5): Residents at Gurney Park here have expressed concerns over the growth of Airbnb operations in their housing area.
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PETALING JAYA: Tourism, Art and Culture Minister Mohamaddin Ketapi was questioned by the German press on Malaysia’s immigration policy on Jews and homosexuals, ahead of a major travel fair which Mal...
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ALOR SETAR (March 5): A new private hospital will be developed here towards realising the State Government’s aspiration of making Kedah a medical tourism destination.
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GEORGE TOWN: Residents at Gurney Park here have expressed concerns over the growth of Airbnb operations in their housing area.
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KUALA LUMPUR (March 4): A task force comprising officials from immigration and the police force has been established to speed up the approval process for the backlogged applications of the Malaysia M...
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KUALA LUMPUR, March 4 — Putrajaya has introduced stricter background checks for Malaysia My Second Home (MM2H) applications, a popular programme that allows wealthy expatriates to stay in the countr...
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KANGAR: Perlis has not been sidelined and has been accorded the same treatment as other states in terms of allocation for the tourism sector, said Tourism, Arts and Culture Minister Datuk Mohamaddin K...
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LANGKAWI: Prime Minister Dr Mahathir Mohamad has in principle agreed to the implementation of the visa on arrival (VOA) in Langkawi, said Tourism, Arts and Culture Minister Mohamaddin Ketapi.
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Prime Minister Dr Mahathir Mohamad has in principle agreed to the implementation of the visa on arrival (VOA) in Langkawi, said Tourism, Arts and Culture Minister Datuk Mohamaddin Ketapi.
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Prime Minister Dr Mahathir Mohamad has in principle agreed to the implementation of the visa on arrival (VOA) in Langkawi, said Tourism, Arts and Culture Minister Mohamaddin Ketapi.
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GEORGE TOWN (March 2): The emergence of Airbnb and illegal accommodation is among the main causes for Penang hotels’ occupancy rate to decline, Malaysian Association of Hotels (MAH), Penang branch h...
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GEORGE TOWN, Penang: As a boy, Mark Ng knew exactly where to find his shoes if they were stolen.
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GEORGE TOWN (Feb 28): The emergence of Airbnb and illegal accommodation is among the main causes for Penang hotels’ occupancy rate to decline, Malaysian Association of Hotels (MAH), Penang branch ha...
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GEORGE TOWN, March 1 — The emergence of Airbnb and illegal accommodation is among the main causes for Penang hotels’ occupancy rate to decline, Malaysian Association of Hotels (MAH), Penang branch...
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KAJANG: The campaign by the contesting parties in the Semenyih state by-election has been smooth sailing so far, according to Election Commission (EC) chairman Azhar Azizan Harun.
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KAJANG (March 1): The campaign by contesting parties in the Semenyih state by-election has been smooth sailing so far, said Election Commission (EC) chairman Azhar Azizan Harun.
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GEORGE TOWN: Malaysia plans to go big on durian tourism, says Deputy Agriculture and Agro-based Industries Minister Sim Tze Tzin.
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KUALA LUMPUR: The Malaysian Association of Tour and Travel Agents (MATTA) held a Chinese New Year celebration with over 300 members and guests from the tourism industry on Feb 21 at the Putra World Trade Centre in Kuala Lumpur.
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Tourism and Culture Minister Mohammadin Ketapi has apologised for announcing an RM80,000 allocation for repairs to a hall in Semenyih, ahead of the by-election for the Selangor seat this Saturday.Moha...
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KUALA LUMPUR, Feb 28 — Tourism and Culture Minister Datuk Mohammadin Ketapi did the right thing by withdrawing his RM80,000 allocation to repair a hall in Semenyih, Zuraida Kamaruddin said today.
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SEMENYIH: PKR vice-president Zuraida Kamaruddin praised Tourism and Culture Minister Mohammadin Ketapi’s move to withdraw an RM80,000 allocation for the upkeep of a hall here that has been criticised as a vote-buying move.
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KINI ROUNDUP | Here are the key headlines you may have missed yesterday, in brief. 1.
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PUTRAJAYA: The tourism industry continues to contribute significantly to the country’s economy despite a drop in tourist arrivals last year, says Datuk Mohamaddin Ketapi.
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PUTRAJAYA: The tourism sector contributed RM84.1 billion (US$20.7 billion) to Malaysia's economy last year, up by 2.4 per cent compared to the RM82.2 billion the previous year, said Malaysia's Tour...
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SEMENYIH, Feb 27 — A total of 5,572 entrepreneurs registered with the Malaysian Handicraft Development Corporation and managed to record sales of RM506.5 million last year, said Tourism, Arts and Cu...
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PUTRAJAYA: The tourism sector contributed RM84.1 billion (US$20.7 billion) to Malaysia's economy last year, up by 2.4 per cent compared to the RM82.2 billion the previous year, said Malaysia's Tour...
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SEMENYIH POLLS | Tourism and Culture Minister Mohammaddin Ketapi has apologised for announcing an RM80,000 allocation for repairs to a hall in Semenyih, ahead of the by-election for the Selangor seat...
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KUALA LUMPUR: The tourism authorities here have yet to finalise their preparations with the private sector to welcome next year’s Visit Malaysia Year 2020.
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RTM did not err in failing to broadcast the live speeches of the Negeri Sembilan menteri besar and transport minister, says Communications and Multimedia Minister Gobind Singh Deo.
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Toyota has unveiled the all-new Hiace, with the Philippines being the first country in the world the honour to market it.
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KOTA KINABALU, Feb 19 — Sabah's tourism industry registered its highest-ever tourism receipts last year, booking RM8.342 billion from a record-high 3.879 million arrivals.
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MANILA: Toyota Motor Corp has unveiled in the Philippines its first new Hiace model designed for overseas markets.
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An aide to Transport Minister Anthony Loke has questioned whether state broadcaster RTM is sabotaging the federal government.
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SEREMBAN, Feb 17 — Prime Minister Tun Dr Mahathir Mohamad and his wife, Tun Dr Siti Hasmah Mohd Ali, attended the national-level Chinese New Year Open House 2019 at Dataran Centrio, Seremban 2, here...
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PUTRAJAYA (Feb 15): Operators of hotels that are not licensed and those involved in Airbnb have been told to register immediately with the tourism, arts and culture ministry to avoid legal actions tak...
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Unlicensed hotel operators and those offering vacation rental services on Airbnb, must register with the Tourism, Arts and Culture Ministry immediately to avoid legal action.
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PETALING JAYA: Operators of unlicensed hotels and Airbnb are urged to register immediately with the Tourism, Arts and Culture Ministry or face legal action.
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PETALING JAYA: Operators of unlicensed hotels and AirBnB have been urged to register immediately with the Tourism, Arts and Culture Ministry or face legal action.
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KUALA LUMPUR (Feb 12): Prime Minister Tun Dr Mahathir Mohamad was conferred a Lifetime Achievement Award for his significant contributions and undying support towards national motorsports industry at ...
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KUALA LUMPUR, Feb 12 — It is essential for travel and tourism entrepreneurs to establish an online presence and keep abreast of tech trends to stay relevant, said Tourism, Arts and Culture Ministry ...
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KUALA TERENGGANU, Feb 4 — The Ministry of Tourism, Arts and Culture will step up cooperation with local craft traders to market their products online in a bid to help them expand their business glob...
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LANGKAWI: Kedah Pakatan Harapan (PH) Youth chief Asmirul Anuar Aris lodged a police report today against Umno Supreme Council member Datuk Lokman Noor Adam for having allegedly defamed and insulted Pr...
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LANGKAWI, Feb 4 — Kedah Pakatan Harapan (PH) Youth chief Asmirul Anuar Aris lodged a police report today against Umno Supreme Council member Datuk Lokman Noor Adam for having allegedly defamed and i...
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Kedah Pakatan Harapan Youth chief Asmirul Anuar Aris lodged a police report today against Umno supreme council member Lokman Noor Adam (above) for having allegedly defamed and insulted Prime Minister ...
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BESUT (Bernama): Batik and songket entrepreneurs in the country are advised to be wiser in setting more reasonable and competitive prices for their products to enliven the industry.
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KOTA BARU: The Tourism, Arts and Culture Ministry has set aside RM500 million for a Handicraft and Homestay Loan Scheme to support the handicraft and homestay industries this year.
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KOTA BARU, Feb 2 — The Tourism, Arts and Culture Ministry is encouraging workers in the private sector to wear batik as carried out by civil servants earlier.