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ALOR STAR: Deputy Prime Minister Dr Wan Azizah Wan Ismail (pix) said Nur Fitri Azmeer Nordin, 27, found guilty of possessing more than 30,000 images and pornographic videos of children in London can c...
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ALOR STAR: Deputy Prime Minister Datuk Seri Dr Wan Azizah Wan Ismail yesterday said the registry of convicted paedophiles in the country will be updated in a comprehensive manner soon.
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ALOR SETAR (Bernama): Deputy Prime Minister Datuk Seri Dr Wan Azizah Wan Ismail said the registry of convicted paedophiles in the country will be updated in a...
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ALOR SETAR, Aug 25 — Deputy Prime Minister Datuk Seri Dr Wan Azizah Wan Ismail today said the registry of convicted paedophiles in the country will be updated in a comprehensive manner soon.
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Datuk Seri Dr Wan Azizah Wan Ismail – Bernama file photo ALOR SETAR: Deputy Prime Minister Datuk Seri Dr Wan Azizah Wan Ismail today said the registry of convicted paedophiles in the country will b...
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Deputy Prime Minister Dr Wan Azizah Wan Ismail (above) today said the registry of convicted paedophiles in the country will be updated in a comprehensive manner soon.
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ALOR SETAR: Deputy Prime Minister Dr Wan Azizah Wan Ismail said Nur Fitri Azmeer Nordin, 27, found guilty of possessing more than 30,000 images and pornographic videos of children in London can contin...
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KUALA LUMPUR, Aug 24 — Reported math genius Nur Fitri Azmeer Nordin who was convicted of child pornography in the UK is confirmed to be a post-graduate student in Universiti Kebangsaan Malaysia (UKM...
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PETALING JAYA: The government should understand the people’s struggles in facing a sluggish economy, the rising cost of living and falling commodity prices, says Datuk Seri Dr Wee Ka Siong.
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PUTRAJAYA: The education ministry has been working to develop a National Art Education Policy to bring the arts back into the education system to produce students who have a keener sense of appreciati...
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PETALING JAYA: Nur Fitri Azmeer Nordin, who was jailed in the United Kingdom for possessing more than 30,000 child pornography videos and images, deserves a second...
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PhD student Nur Fitri Azmeer Nordin, who was convicted for possession of child pornography in the UK, is not listed in the child sex offenders’ registry maintained by Malaysia’s Social Welfare Dep...
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KUALA LUMPUR, Aug 23 — The government’s official records of convicted child sexual offenders are only from 2017 onwards as they are parked under a new 2017 law, while a math genius who is currentl...
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KUALA LUMPUR (Aug 23): Tun Dr Siti Hasmah Mohd Ali would like to see more companies provide affordable accommodation for families of hospital patients to ease their burden.
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PETALING JAYA: A Universiti Kebangsaan Malaysia (UKM) professor has come to the defence of Nur Fitri Azmeer Nordin, amid a fierce debate online on whether the mathematics genius, who was jailed in the...
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Law lecturer professor Noor Aziah Mohd Awal has been appointed as Suhakam (Human Rights Commission of Malaysia) Commissioner for Children for the 2019-2022 term, the Prime Minister’s Office (PMO) an...
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PETALING JAYA: Universiti Kebangsaan Malaysia (UKM) academic Noor Aziah Awal has been appointed as the country’s first children’s commissioner.
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PETALING JAYA: Prof Datuk Noor Aziah Mohd Awal has been appointed as the new Suhakam's Commissioner for child affairs, beginning this year until 2022.
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KUALA LUMPUR: Tun Dr Siti Hasmah Mohd Ali would like to see more companies provide affordable accommodation for families of hospital patients to ease their burden.
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KUALA LUMPUR (Aug 22): Tun Dr Siti Hasmah Mohd Ali would like to see more companies provide affordable accommodation for families of hospital patients to ease their burden.
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PETALING JAYA: Almost 1,300 families of paediatric patients nationwide have made use of the Ronald McDonald temporary house since its opening in 1999.
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PETALING JAYA: A Malaysian student who was jailed in the UK for possession of child pornography has returned to limelight, after it was revealed that he has enrolled for a postgraduate course at Unive...
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KUALA LUMPUR: Retired deputy director-general of health Datuk Seri Dr S. Jeyaindran (pix), a well-known figure among the medical fraternity in the country, died of a heart attack early today.
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KUALA LUMPUR, Aug 19 — Analysts opined that if controversial Islamic preacher Dr Zakir Naik were told to leave Malaysia, tensions might subside; but will not be enough to resolve issues which have b...
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PETALING JAYA: An expert in constitutional law has questioned the value of amending the Federal Constitution to make the unilateral religious conversion of children illegal.
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KUCHING: For more than four decades, Mejar-Jeneral Datuk Toh Choon Siang served the country with distinction.
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KUCHING: “I, together with (Datuk Temenggong) Kanang Langkau and other team members were involved in a 45-minutes fierce gun battle against the communists in Gunung Korbu, Perak,” recalled 1st Inf...
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KUCHING: Malaysia lacks public intellectuals despite the large number of higher institutions of learning that have sprung up across the country in recent years, an academic told an annual conference o...
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PETALING JAYA: Millennials cherish the country’s independence no less than their forebears, despite not having experienced life under colonial rule.
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KUCHING: “I, together with (Datuk Temenggong) Kanang Langkau and other team members were involved in a 45-minutes fierce gun battle against the communists in Gunung Korbu, Perak,” recalled 1st Inf...
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KUALA LUMPUR, Aug 9 — A member of the Ministry of Education's curriculum drafting committee pulled out from a talk show on khat tonight, reportedly because she was threatened by an NGO opposed to th...
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SERDANG: The Kemubu Agricultural Development Authority (Kada) in Kelantan and Muda Agricultural Development Authority (Mada) in Kedah have started implementing the paddy land consolidation policy to r...
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KUALA LUMPUR: In the midst of the khat controversy, Pakatan Harapan has been advised to avoid making “a political mess” of its policies by reviewing them before revealing them to the public.
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Last Wednesday, it was revealed that more than half of the individuals arrested by the Malaysian Anti-Corruption Commission (MACC) over the last five years were aged 40 and below.
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LANGKAWI: Rais Yatim, the former socio-cultural adviser to the government, has called for the rejection of Arabisation in Malay culture.
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KUALA LUMPUR: Learning the art of khat (a form of Malay-Arabic calligraphy writing) or jawi writing will not jeopardise one’s religion, says Associate Professor Dr Lim Swee Tin.
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LANGKAWI: The religionisation of Malay literature over the decades has become a stumbling block to realising the national culture, a concept that was proposed as far back as 50 years ago, said promine...
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KUALA LUMPUR: Learning the art of khat (a form of Malay-Arabic calligraphy writing) or jawi writing will not jeopardise one’s religion, says Associate Professor Dr Lim Swee Tin.
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Learning the art of khat (a form of Malay-Arabic calligraphy writing) or jawi writing will not jeopardise one’s religion, says associate professor Lim Swee Tin.
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GEORGE TOWN (Aug 1): More than half of the individuals arrested by the Malaysian Anti-Corruption Commission (MACC) over the last five years were those aged 40 and below.
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GEORGE TOWN (July 31): More than half of the individuals arrested by the Malaysian Anti-Corruption Commission (MACC) over the last five years were those aged 40 and below.
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GEORGE TOWN, July 31 — More than half of the individuals arrested by the Malaysian Anti-Corruption Commission (MACC) over the last five years are those aged 40 and below.
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GEORGE TOWN: More than half of the individuals arrested by the Malaysian Anti-Corruption Commission (MACC) over the last five years are those aged 40 and below.
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GEORGE TOWN: There is a high risk that the parcels of land that will be reclaimed and the islands that will be built under the Penang South Reclamation (PSR) project will be destroyed four decades aft...
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GEORGE TOWN: Rising sea levels could put land reclamation in danger if there are no provisions to increase the levels of artificial islands above the current sea level.
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NILAI: A memorandum of understanding and note of cooperation was signed between the Education Ministry’s Teacher Training Institute (IPG) and representatives from 15 entities at the Technical Education IPG campus in Bandar Enstek.
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PETALING JAYA: Women’s groups and academicians want the government to seriously look into the rising number of child marriages among non-Muslims in the country, saying that the previous debate had focused too much on Muslims.
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KUALA LUMPUR: The cause of death for Nigerian student Thomas Orhions Ewansiha, who was said to have died from a seizure while asleep at the Immigration detention depot in Bukit Jalil, will be known by...
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KUALA LUMPUR: Complete and independent ownership by private parties, free from any political interference, is key to the revival of Malaysia Airlines Bhd (MAB), says an academic.
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YOURSAY | ‘Freedom of speech doesn't mean freedom to spew venom and rubbish.’ Kadir Jasin taken to task after calling for action against academic Anonymous_1527925538: Pergerakan Tenaga Akademik M...
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PETALING JAYA: Universiti Kebangsaan Malaysia (UKM) has denied instructing lecturer Abdul Muein Abadi to refrain from writing about political issues following his criticism of Putrajaya’s financial ...
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SEREMBAN: Academics should be allowed to air their views on national matters as long as it was not in violation of the relevant laws or university rules.
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PETALING JAYA: A lecturer whose article criticising the government’s financial policies renewed a debate on academic freedom says he was instructed by his university to stop writing about “sensiti...
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Academic group Pergerakan Tenaga Akademik Malaysia (Gerak) has come out swinging against a recent blog post from the prime minister's media and communications adviser A Kadir Jasin.
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SEREMBAN, July 6 — Negri Sembilan executive council member Dr Mohamad Rafie Ab Malek has been appointed as the Negri Sembilan Corporation (NS Corp) chairman.
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PETALING JAYA: Voluntary worker Dr Aizan Sofia Amin is a firm believer in the saying “that which does not kill us makes us stronger”.Aizan Sofia, who lost her right leg to bone cancer at 16, refuses to let her physical disability stop her from dedicating her time, resources and energy to volunteer for humanitarian activities.
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WE do not get good news from the Youth and Sports Ministry every day, especially after the toppling down of the previous government on May 9 last year.
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A Universiti Kebangsaan Malaysia lecturer claims to have received threats from certain quarters after he got into a Facebook argument with blogger A Kadir Jasin (photo, above).
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PETALING JAYA: Veteran journalist A Kadir Jasin has called on Education Minister Maszlee Malik to explain if the government is being “played” by the “deep state”.
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KUALA LUMPUR, July 3 — The Malaysian Youth Council (MBM) has urged the government today to reconsider the definition of “youth’’ to be under 35 and not 30, to avoid “killing” youth groups ...
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PETALING JAYA: The proposed amendment to lower the definition of youth from age 40 to 30 is not practical nor conducive for development of youths, says the Malaysian Youth Council (MYC) and eight other youths groups.
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The Malaysian Youth Council (MBM) has argued against the government’s move to reduce the maximum age limit of those defined as ‘youth’ to 30, saying 35 was a more acceptable age.
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KOTA KINABALU: An alliance of youth associations and clubs in Sabah has opposed efforts to lower the defining age for youths from 40 to 30, saying such a move would be “too drastic”.
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Recently, the Kelantan Islamic Religious and Malay Customs Council (Maik) said it planned to convert all Orang Asli in the state to Islam within 30 years.
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PETALING JAYA: Universiti Putra Malaysia (UPM) is making a steady climb on the list of the world’s young universities.
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Khazanah Nasional Bhd has appointed three new members to its board of directors effective June 26, including a Hong Kong founder of an artificial intelligence company and a senior Tencent executive of...
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PUTRAJAYA (Bernama): Datuk Suriani Ahmad has been appointed as the new secretary-general of the Communications and Multimedia Ministry.
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PUTRAJAYA: Datuk Suriani Ahmad (pix) assumed duties today as the new secretary-general of the Communications and Multimedia Ministry.
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IPOH: Some 135 people are now trekking Gunung Korbu on a multifaceted scientific research expedition.
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PUTRAJAYA, July 1 — Datuk Suriani Ahmad assumed duties today as the new secretary-general of the Communications and Multimedia Ministry.
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PETALING JAYA: While the sugar tax is hailed by consumer groups as a good move, dietitians and nutritionists are also saying that more needs to be done to tackle obesity in the country.
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Assoc Prof Dr Madeline Berma KUCHING: Assoc Prof Dr Madeline Berma has been appointed Human Rights Commission (Suhakam) Sarawak commissioner.
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PETALING JAYA: Electoral watchdog Bersih 2.0 today criticised the recent appointment of eight new commissioners to the Human Rights Commission of Malaysia (Suhakam) which it said had been done without...
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Beberapa bulan lalu, Menteri di Jabatan Perdana Menteri, Dr Mujahid Yusof Rawa mempromosi gagasan “rahmatan lil alamin” yang menurut beliau satu pendekatan besar yang dibawa oleh kerajaan ke arah ...
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Various international university ranking systems have mushroomed since the first Academic Ranking of World Universities (Arwu, or Shanghai Ranking) started in 2003.
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PETALING JAYA: The government has announced the appointment of eight new commissioners for the Human Rights Commission of Malaysia (Suhakam).
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PETALING JAYA: PAS member Salamiah Md Noor has come under fire for her recent remark that vernacular schools should be closed down as they do not unite the races, with politicians and an academic sayi...
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PETALING JAYA: The Society for the Promotion of Human Rights (Proham) has welcomed a statement by the Orang Asli Development Department (Jakoa) that everyone has the right to their beliefs and this mu...
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LETTER | The Society for the Promotion of Human Rights (Proham) concurs with the Orang Asli Development Department (Jakoa) that everyone has the right to their beliefs and this must be respected.
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KUALA LUMPUR, June 23 — A human rights group today questioned a public university’s involvement in the Kelantan government’s proselytisation mission to convert the Orang Asli to Islam.
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MP SPEAKS | People of indigenous origin and the Orang Asli must be allowed to practise and profess their faith freely and any attempt to convert them will be a stumbling block in forming a cohesive Ma...
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KUANTAN, June 22 — The Kelantan Islamic Religious and Malay Customs Council (Maik) is only performing its job as a government agency in proselytising the religion to the Orang Asli within the state,...
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PETALING JAYA: Comm Datuk Mohamed Farid Abu Hassan has been appointed as the new Bukit Aman Special Branch director.
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KUALA LUMPUR, June 21 — The Orang Asli Development Department (Jakoa) head today warned religious preachers not to take advantage of vulnerable Orang Asli communities and trick them into religious c...
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PETALING JAYA: The Kelantan Islamic Affairs and Malay Customs Council (MAIK) aims to convert all Orang Asli in the state to Islam within 30 years, said its deputy president, Nik Mohd Azlan Abd Hadi.
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KUALA LUMPUR, June 21 — The Kelantan Islamic Religious and Malay Customs Council (Maik) has an ambitious plan to convert all the Orang Asli within its state borders to Islam by 2049, Utusan Malaysia...
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The ranking series saw 20 local universities have been listed this year, with 10 universities improving from last year’s ranking.
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PETALING JAYA: While Universiti Malaya and other institutions of higher learning celebrate their ascent to a higher level in the Quacquarelli Symonds (QS) rankings, doubts have already been raised abo...
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PUTRAJAYA: University rankings are not the be-all and end-all for universities, says Education Minister Dr Maszlee Malik.
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PETALING JAYA: Mohd Shukri Abdull, who on Saturday stepped down as the Malaysian Anti-Corruption Commission (MACC) chief despite being on contract until next year, said he was merely keeping a promise...
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KUALA LUMPUR: ‘Lemang periuk kera’ or pitcher plant lemang is becoming increasingly popular and will definitely be a sought-after delicacy during Aidilfitri celebration next week as it is said to ...
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UNFORTUNATELY, modern international terrorism has evolved in such a way that it is branded as “Islamic terrorism”.
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KUALA LUMPUR: ‘Lemang periuk kera’ or pitcher plant lemang is becoming increasingly popular and will definitely be a sought-after delicacy during Aidilfitri celebrations next week as it is said to...
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KUALA LUMPUR (Bernama): Lemang periuk kera, or pitcher plant lemang, is becoming increasingly popular and will definitely be a sought-after delicacy during Aidilfitri celebration next week as it is said to be much tastier than bamboo-cooked lemang.
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PETALING JAYA: A sociologist has called for frank discussions on the issue of maintaining the race quota in the university matriculation programme as well as on other matters that may bear on key prov...
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Datuk Dahlan Zainuddin’s demise is also the passing of an era where many non-Malay singers could deliver hit songs in Bahasa Malaysia.
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KUALA LUMPUR, May 29 — The death of Malaysia’s last remaining male Sumatran rhino, Tam, on Monday should serve as a warning on the need to act fast to provide the highest protection for all endang...
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KUALA LUMPUR: Anwar Ibrahim has sought to play down concerns voiced by an academic and an antique book dealer over the alleged resurfacing of racially charged rhetoric reminiscent of speeches that spa...
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KAJANG: An academic and antique book dealer have voiced concerns over the resurfacing of racially charged narratives similar to those which led to the May 13 riots in 1969.
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PETALING JAYA: The ongoing trade spat between Washington and Beijing, especially in the wake of President Donald Trump’s ban on Chinese technology giant Huawei, could be good news for Malaysian mobi...