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PETALING JAYA: A political scientist said the PAS-led Kelantan government should prioritise restoring the rights of the Orang Asli instead of converting them to Islam.
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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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KUALA LUMPUR: An expert in criminology has urged parents to raise their awareness of cyberbullying, especially in recognising the signs that their children may be victims.
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PETALING JAYA: All elementary facts show that the sex video saga involving a man allegedly resembling Economic Affairs Minister Datuk Seri Azmin Ali is an inside job from within the party itself to character-assassinate him, say analysts.Umno leaders, on the other hand, said they had nothing to gain and everything to lose if they had
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KUALA LUMPUR, June 13 — The latest sex video scandal engulfing Pakatan Harapan (PH) may not shake the ruling coalition’s moderate base but will definitely put a spanner in its efforts to court mor...
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PETALING JAYA: An academic has agreed that raising the salaries of lower-ranked police officers will help minimise corruption in the force, saying there is presently a wide discrepancy between their w...
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GEORGE TOWN: 93% of poisoning cases between 2006 and 2015, occurred at home, with half of the cases involving children.
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GEORGE TOWN (Bernama): Ninety three percent of poisoning cases between 2006 and 2015, occurred at home, with half of the cases involving children.
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GEORGE TOWN, June 11 — Ninety three per cent of poisoning cases between 2006 and 2015, occurred at home, with half of the cases involving children.
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The Galen Centre for Health and Social Policy welcomes today’s announcement by the finance ministry that patients undergoing treatment at hospitals operating under the education and defence ministri...
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The move to expand the mySalam scheme is encouraging but there are still gaps in the coverage, says a research organisation.
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KUALA LUMPUR, June 8 — A health think tank today urged the government to expand free national health scheme mySalam to expand its coverage for the lower-income B40 group to include patients who were...
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Malaysia is a nation with extensive coastlines, where fishing communities play an important role as stewards of the sea.
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COMMENT | Malaysia is a nation with extensive coastlines, where fishing communities play an important role as stewards of the sea.
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JUNE 7 — Malaysia is a nation with extensive coastlines, where fishing communities play an important role as stewards of the sea.
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PETALING JAYA: A psychologist has welcomed the proposal for civil servants to undertake psychology courses to better manage work pressure, increase productivity and shape character, but warns against ...
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KUALA LUMPUR, June 5 — Even though newly-appointed Malaysian Anti-Corruption Commission (MACC) chief commissioner Latheefa Koya has resigned from PKR, the public will still fear that she may not be ...
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KUALA LUMPUR, June 3 — Faced with backlash and labelled “racist”, Education Minister Maszlee Malik today defended his remarks about the Chinese community during a town hall session in Universiti...
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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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PETALING JAYA: A criminologist has lauded as “fair and just” a 12-month jail sentence imposed on a road bully who smashed the front windscreen of a car.
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MAY 29 — Previously, Timothy Tye and I have written that the Penang Transport Master Plan (PTMP) has been wrongly criticised.
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GEORGE TOWN: Authorities in Penang say they are at a loss over reports claiming that higher-than-normal levels of metals have been detected in the state’s northeastern waters, with an environmental ...
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GEORGE TOWN: Metal poisoning along the coastal areas of Teluk Bahang looks to be worsening while the root cause remains unknown. Operators of fish farms along the coast are worried for the survival of marine resources such as sea algae and other plant life, should the content of heavy metal spike further.
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IS the Education Minister Dr Maszlee Malik’s recent controversial remark a storm in a teacup?
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KUALA LUMPUR: People are invited to contribute their opinions online via the special channel ‘People Consultation Paper’ to help the government achieve the best outcome in enacting policies relate...
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People are invited to contribute their opinions online via the special channel 'People Consultation Paper' to help the government achieve the best outcome in enacting policies related to the National ...
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KUALA LUMPUR, May 24 ― People are invited to contribute their opinions online via the special channel “People Consultation Paper” to help the government achieve the best outcome in enacting poli...
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KUALA LUMPUR (May 23): People are invited to contribute their opinions online via the special channel 'People Consultation Paper' to help the Government achieve the best outcome in enacting policies r...
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KUALA LUMPUR, May 23 — Politicians should respect the Constitution and the so-called social contract that guarantees Bumiputera rights, Tun Dr Mahathir Mohamad’s aide has said today amid an ongoin...
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MAY 23 — We are pleased that our article that raises critical questions about Penang’s non-governmental organisations (NGOs) has elicited responses from members of the public, including a trans...
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DURING a question-and-answer session with Universiti Sains Malaysia students, Education Minister Dr Maszlee Malik was reported to have said that the quota system for the matriculation programme is nec...
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ADUN SPEAKS | Speaking to Universiti Sains Malaysia students during a question-and-answer session, Education Minister Maszlee Malik said that the quota system for the matriculation programme is necess...
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The backlash to the remark by Education Minister Maszlee Malik linking the new matriculation intake quota to the Chinese-language requirement for some jobs is just political rhetoric played up to rein...
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DAP Youth has urged Education Minister Maszlee Malik to retract his remark linking the matriculation intake quota to the Chinese language requirement for some jobs.
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PETALING JAYA: Education Minister Dr Maszlee Malik’s statement regarding the matriculation quota system continues to draw heated response.
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Education Minister Maszlee Malik has come under fire for reportedly linking theexisting matriculation quota to unfair employment practices in the privatesector.Speaking to Universiti Sains Malaysia st...
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GEORGE TOWN: Penang MCA wants Education Minister Dr Maszlee Malik to retract his remarks connecting bumiputra employment in the private sector to the matriculation quota.
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PETALING JAYA: The Education Ministry said it practises meritocracy in student intake and eligible candidates with the highest merit marks are given the opportunity to pursue their studies in public u...
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KOTA BARU, May 20 — The E-Mutiara Berhad (E-Mutiara) Consortium assured that the 180 bus drivers of the company were free from any abuse of controlled substances, especially drugs.
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PETALING JAYA: An academic has dismissed Education Minister Maszlee Malik’s suggestion to teach more love and empathy in schools in the fight against religious extremism, arguing that these values m...
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GEORGE TOWN: Universiti Sains Malaysia (USM) has come to the defense of Education Minister Dr Mazlee Malik for comparing the quota system for the intake of matriculation students to the need for Manda...
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PETALING JAYA: A political scientist has called out government hypocrisy in its action against a Shia group, and questioned if the Islamic principle of Rahmatan lil ‘Alamin, or “mercy to all” ap...
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KOTA KINABALU: Parti Bersatu Sabah (PBS) is pressing the state government to take over from Putrajaya and run its own education system in Sabah.
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GEORGE TOWN: Any mention of S. M. Mohamed Idris (pix) will conjure up his appearance in a black songkok, a sarong and white kurta as well as his iconic beard.
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GEORGE TOWN: Education Minister Dr Maszlee Malik has been taken to task for linking the matriculation quota system with the unequal job opportunities for bumiputras in the private sector.
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PENANG: Malaysian Education Minister Maszlee Malik has drawn flak from both sides of the political divide for his comments linking the racial quota for pre-university admission to “employment discr...
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GEORGE TOWN: Education Minister Dr Maszlee Malik should not link the continuation of the matriculation quota with what he alleges is unfair employment practices for bumiputras in the private sector, says Penang Deputy Chief Minister II Dr P. Ramasamy.
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Education Minister Maszlee Malik's remarks linking the continuation of the matriculation quota to unfair employment practices in the private sector with regard to the bumiputera is shocking, Penang De...
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GEORGE TOWN: Education Minister Maszlee Malik has defended the matriculation programme’s preference for Bumiputera students, saying those calling for the pre-university course to be opened to other ...
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Providing equal opportunities to all races should not only be looked at from the perspective of education, but also employment, Maszlee Malik said today.
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KUALA LUMPUR: When a celebrity businessman uploaded a clip suggesting that he caned his young daughter for not wearing a tudung, many were outraged and a police report was filed, with some calling for...
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GEORGE TOWN: A public campaign will be held to educate the public on the harmful effects of microplastics on the environment.
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MORE Tamil schools should follow in the footsteps of SJK (T) Ladang Trans Krian and name their sports teams after former national athletes, reported Makkal Osai.
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PETALING JAYA: A crime researcher wants Putrajaya to act against politicians who fuel racial and religious hatred, stating failure to do so will lead to the rise of extremist groups willing to carry o...
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KUALA LUMPUR, May 13 — DAP’s landslide win in Sandakan is a clear indication that voters reject racial and religious politics championed by the two biggest Malay-Muslim opposition parties, Umno an...
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GEORGE TOWN: The Department of Environment (DOE) and Fisheries Department have been tasked with investigating reports of a high level of metal poisoning in Penang seas.
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GEORGE TOWN: The state government must set up an emergency task force to address the heavy metal pollution in the sea off Tanjung Bungah and Penang National Park in Teluk Bahang, said Tanjung Bungah Residents’ Association chairman Meena Raman.
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GEORGE TOWN: Why soldiers at Fort Cornwallis buried their cannons about 200 years ago instead of displaying their military might has left archaeologists scratching their heads.
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GEORGE TOWN: The heavy metal nickel – in a concentration 944% higher than natural – has been found in the sea off Penang National Park in Teluk Bahang.
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GEORGE TOWN, May 10 — Penang Chief Minister Chow Kon Yeow has ordered state exco Zairil Khir Johari to conduct an investigation into the cracks that appeared on a newly repaired road heading to Bali...
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KUALA LUMPUR (May 8): William Foo has been appointed chief executive officer of Tune Insurance Malaysia Bhd effective today.
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PETALING JAYA: ARB Bhd’s wholly owned subsidiary, ARB Development Sdn Bhd, has entered into a sale and purchase agreement to acquire a 51% sake in C&M Renewable Energy Technology Sdn Bhd (CMSB) for RM5.5mil.
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SINGAPORE: A “siege mentality” among the majority group in a country is not a phenomenon that is unique to Malaysia, according to a Malaysian academician.
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GEORGE TOWN: Chief Minister Chow Kon Yeow (DAP-Padang Kota) today called on the federal government to “dump” its preconceived notion that the state was “rich and developed” and hence needs les...
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PETALING JAYA: Universiti Malaya has become the first Malaysian university to make it to the top 40 Asian universities, in the latest ranking compiled by global university performance surveyor Times H...
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PETALING JAYA: Malaysia’s oldest university has made it into the top 40 universities in Asia. Universiti Malaya (UM) now ranks 38, up from 46 last year, and shares the rank with China’s Sun Yat-sen University.
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GEORGE TOWN, April 29 — The joint forces of the brains in the universities and the capacity and capabilities of key industries will make a change for a better world through the Fourth Industrial Rev...
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GEORGE TOWN: A Penang backbencher today urged Putrajaya to increase the amount of funding for the state, saying a local public university there receives more than what is given to the state as a whole...
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GEORGE TOWN: The Penang Legislative Assembly sitting for this year, including the session from tomorrow until May 6, will be held at Dewan Sri Pinang because of renovation works at the state assembly ...
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GEORGE TOWN: This year’s Penang legislative assembly meeting will be held at the Dewan Sri Pinang to make way for a RM3.6 million restoration project for the 200-year-old state assembly building on ...
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GEORGE TOWN, April 17 — The Penang government will follow due process and put up a public display of the Light Rail Transit (LRT) project for feedback before construction begins, Chief Minister Chow...
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PETALING JAYA: More than 17% of child abuse cases reported since 2013 were due to family disputes, says the Women, Family and Com­munity Development Ministry.
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GEORGE TOWN (April 10): The Penang Government plans to set up a unit called Digital Penang in keeping with the increasingly technological world, Chief Minister Chow Kon Yeow said today.
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GEORGE TOWN (April 10): The Penang Government plans to set up a unit called Digital Penang in keeping with the increasingly technological world, Chief Minister Chow Kon Yeow said today.
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PETALING JAYA: To succeed in the race for Artificial Intelligence (AI), leaders in organisations must make AI a core part of their strategy and develop a learning agility culture.
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SEREMBAN: The odds are with Barisan Nasional candidate and former Negri Sembilan mentri besar Datuk Seri Mohamad Hasan to win the Rantau by-election, say political analysts.
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PETALING JAYA: There are nine Malaysian universities listed in the inaugural Times Higher Education (THE) University Impact Rankings 2019.
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GEORGE TOWN: Waterspouts have occurred in other states in Malaysia and are not exclusive to Penang, say science experts.
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GEORGE TOWN: The waterspout that wreaked havoc in three villages in Tanjung Tokong could have been driven by the hot spell in the state, said Universiti Sains Malaysia (USM) School of Physics Deputy Dean Assoc Prof H.S. Lim.
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GEORGE TOWN: Universiti Sains Malaysia (USM) is the first university in the country to be recognised by the Medical Council of India (MCI) for its medical studies.
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GEORGE TOWN: The Christchurch terror attacks have opened the doors of those in New Zealand to Islam.
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GEORGE TOWN: The cabinet will discuss a motion to be moved in the Dewan Rakyat soon to condemn Israel’s attack on a Palestinian enclave of the Gaza Strip on Monday.
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LAST month, the National Institute of Public Administration (Intan) held its first lecture series for the year under the “INTAN Lecture Series (Integrity)” banner.
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GERIK, March 24 — A van driver was killed and nine students from the Universiti Sains Malaysia (USM) Health Campus Kubang Kerian, Kelantan were injured when their van was involved in an accident at ...
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KUALA LUMPUR, March 21 — Malaysians who joined the Islamic State (IS) in Syria should be allowed to return home, some analysts said despite a recent terror attack in New Zealand.
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KUALA LUMPUR, March 19 — At a casual glance, the upcoming Rantau by-election seems to be a pretty straightforward contest.
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KUALA LUMPUR, March 18 ― The Domestic Trade and Consumer Affairs Ministry is setting up food banks in public universities, following reports of students surviving on as little as one meal per day.
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PUTRAJAYA: The Ministry of Finance (MoF) has approved a special allocation of RM3 million to the Ministry of Domestic Trade and Consumer Affairs to implement the Foodbank Malaysia programme for the bo...
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The Domestic Trade and Consumer Affairs Ministry (KPDNHEP) has decided to extend its Food Bank Malaysia programme to university campuses in an effort to help starving students.
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PUTRAJAYA: The government today announced that it has approved a RM3 million allocation for the provision of 14 lorries equipped with chillers for the Food Bank Malaysia programme for the B40 group an...
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PUTRAJAYA: The national food bank initiative has been extended to university campuses in an effort to help students from poor families.
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KUALA LUMPUR: A Malaysian teenager climbed over the wall of a mosque and ran nearly 1.5km to escape the terrorist attack in Christchurch, New Zealand, yesterday.
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More than 30 people joined a protest in front of the Universiti Sains Malaysia entrance at Sungai Dua in Penang, in a move to advocate climate justice.The protest organised by Serikat Mahasiswa and Bi...
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GEORGE TOWN: The Kelantan government’s disclosure that it is reviewing its ban on mak yong performances has drawn scorn from culture activist Mohamed Ghouse Nasuruddin, an emeritus professor of perf...
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GEORGE TOWN: The tendency among engineering graduates to leave their field of training to embark for other careers is a worrying trend, as it could cause Malaysia to lose its competitiveness, said Pen...
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PETALING JAYA: It is too soon for Umno and PAS to start making plans to form the next government.
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PETALING JAYA: Education Minister Maszlee Malik today announced that students under the person with disabilities (PWD) category, athletes, Orang Asli and B40 groups will be placed on a “special” t...
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Following public backlash over the poorly maintained condition of the Penang National Park, the park will undergo a major facelift, with an upgrade of its basic facilities.