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Compulsory vaccinations for newborns are on the cards, says Malaysian health minister
KUALA LUMPUR - The Health Ministry is mulling to make vaccination for newborns compulsory, following the return of preventable diseases such as tuberculosis (TB). Its minister, Datuk Seri Dr Dzulke...
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Compulsory vaccinations for newborns are on the cards, says Health Ministry
KUALA LUMPUR: The Health Ministry is mulling to make vaccination for newborns compulsory, following the return of preventable diseases such as tuberculosis (TB).
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Paedophile Huckle 'strangled and stabbed'
Paedophile Richard Huckle died after being strangled and stabbed with a makeshift weapon that may have been fashioned from a toothbrush, sources have told the BBC.
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Paedophile Richard Huckle found killed in prison
Infamous paedophile Richard Huckle is dead, after having been stabbed in prison according to British news portal reports.Sky News reported that the convicted paedophile had been found dead in his cell...
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Paedophile Richard Huckle stabbed to death in jail
A British man jailed for numerous sex crimes against Malaysian children has been found stabbed to death in prison.
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British paedophile who preyed on Malaysian children found dead in prison, says report
PETALING JAYA: British paedophile Richard Huckle, who was slapped with 22 life sentences in Britain after pleading guilty to 71 offences against Malaysian children, has been found dead in his cell, Sk...
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Paedophile Richard Huckle found killed in prison
PETALING JAYA: Infamous paedophile Richard Huckle is dead, after having been stabbed in prison according to British news portal reports.
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Addressing malnutrition in Malaysia
Malnutrition remains a huge challenge in Malaysian society.
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Abu Dhabi energy firm’s bid to annul RM46m claim against Sime Darby unit...
KUALA LUMPUR (Oct 11): Abu Dhabi’s Court of Appeal has thrown out Emirates International Energy Services’ (EMAS) bid to annul the payment of an arbitration tribunal award to Sime Darby Bhd’s uni...
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NAFCC Bill to expand scope of centre, says Liew
THE National Anti-Financial Crime Centre (NAFCC) Bill 2019 that was passed in the Dewan Rakyat will enable investigations into financial crimes committed locally and abroad.
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Altantuya’s family withdraws appeal to use criminal verdict in lawsuit
PUTRAJAYA: The family of Mongo­lian Altantuya Shaariibuu withdrew their appeal against a High Court’s dismissal of their bid to use the Federal Court’s criminal...
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Hady Mirza joins Malaysia singing contest
PETALING JAYA • More than six years after taking a break from the music industry, Singaporean singer Hady Mirza is plotting his comeback on Malaysian reality singing series Gegar Vaganza.
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NAFCC Bill to enable financial crime probes passed in Dewan Rakyat
KUALA LUMPUR: The Dewan Rakyat has passed the National Anti-Financial Crime Centre (NAFCC) Bill 2019, which will enable investigations into financial crimes committed locally and abroad.
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Altantuya's family withdraws appeal against court's dismissal of bid to use...
PUTRAJAYA (Oct 10): The family of Mongolian Altantuya Shaariibuu today withdrew their appeal against a High Court's dismissal of their bid to use the Federal Court’s criminal verdict over her (Altan...
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Altantuya’s family withdraws appeal over court’s dismissal of bid to use criminal verdict in lawsuit
PUTRAJAYA: The family of Mongolian Altantuya Shaariibuu (pix) today withdrew their appeal against a High Court’s dismissal of their bid to use the Federal Court’s criminal verdict over her (Altant...
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Altantuya's family withdraws appeal over court's dismissal of bid to use criminal verdict in lawsuit
PUTRAJAYA (Oct 10): The family of Mongolian Altantuya Shaariibuu (pictured) today withdrew their appeal against a High Court's dismissal of their bid to use the Federal Court’s criminal verdict over...
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2006 Singapore Idol winner Hady Mirza eyes comeback on Malaysian reality singing series Gegar Vaganza
PETALING JAYA - More than six years after taking a break from the music industry, Singaporean singer Hady Mirza is plotting his comeback on Malaysian reality singing series Gegar Vaganza.
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Altantuya's family withdraws appeal
PUTRAJAYA (Bernama): The family of Mongolian Altantuya Shaariibuu has withdrew their appeal against a High Court's dismissal of their bid to use the Federal...
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Altantuya’s family withdraws appeal over failed bid to use criminal verdict in suit
PUTRAJAYA: The family of Mongolian national Altantuya Shaariibuu today withdrew their appeal against a High Court’s dismissal of their bid to use the Federal Court’s criminal verdict over her murd...
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Alfa Romeo and Fiat in Malaysia: Passion remains strong
With choices aplenty for passenger car buyers in Malaysia, it can be tough for automotive marques to sustain or grow sales, with some even fading away to eventually exit the market.
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Iskandar Malaysia secures investments of RM172.2b in 1H2019
KUALA LUMPUR (Oct 9): Iskandar Malaysia, the southern economic corridor, remains on the radar of investors with investments of RM172.2 billion of the overall total having been realised as of the first...
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Iskandar Malaysia records committed investments of RM302b
KUALA LUMPUR: The southern economic corridor Iskandar Malaysia recorded cumulative committed investment of RM302.09bil and based on the current...
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British producer extraordinaire Mark Ronson to get new documentary
The documentary film, entitled How To Be: Mark Ronson, will premiere for free on YouTube on Oct 12.
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Penang can build its own People’s Housing Project, says Gerakan
GEORGE TOWN, Oct 8 — The Penang government need not wait for Putrajaya to initiate the People’s Housing Project (PPR) scheme, the state chapter of Gerakan said today.
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Water supply for defaulters cut off in Negri Sembilan
SEREMBAN: With six out of 10 account holders defaulting on their water bills in the state, Syarikat Air Negri Sembilan (Sains) has no choice but to carry out massive supply cuts from Nov 1.
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Short-term pains seen on road to SPV 2030
KUALA LUMPUR: If executed efficiently, Malaysia’s new economic development narrative Shared Prosperity Vision 2030 (SPV 2030) will be timely as it would rejuvenate economic growth at a time when gro...
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Honda Malaysia issues airbag recall for 23,476 vehicles
PETALING JAYA: Honda Malaysia has announced a recall today involving 23,476 units that were previously recalled to replace the Takata front airbag inflators as a preventive measure.
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Honda Malaysia is recalling 23,476 vehicles for Takata Front Airbag inflator replacements
Honda Malaysia has announced a recall involving 23,476 of its vehicles that were previously recalled to replace the Takata front airbag inflators as a preventive measure.
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Spain says it will respond with strength to new US tariffs
MADRID, Oct 5 — Spain has summoned the US ambassador in Madrid to express its complete rejection of any new US tariffs on European Union goods and will press for strong counter measures if they are ...
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Advertising veteran Shahar Noor dies
KUALA LUMPUR (Oct 3): Shahar Noor, 71, an iconic figure in the Malaysian advertising and communications industry, passed away early this morning at his residence in Bukit Bandaraya, Bangsar.
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Tech disruption, a high-skilled workforce: Just where does the Shared Prosperity Vision fit in?
KUALA LUMPUR, Oct 3 — It is a question that has been kicked around in the corridors of power for decades now: how do we move the country away from its dependency on a low-skilled, labour-intensive w...
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China's online learning platform Youdao files for US IPO
NEW YORK: Youdao, an intelligent learning firm of China's internet giant NetEase, filed for an initial public offering (IPO) with the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission...
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Water polluters, beware
KUALA LUMPUR (Oct 2): In the wake of several water supply disruptions due to pollution, the water, land and natural resources ministry has signalled its intention to review the Water Services Industry...
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Najib points to the Soros link in 1MDB documentary
PETALING JAYA: Najib Razak today said a documentary on the 1MDB scandal is linked to the family of George Soros, after a son of the US financier once blamed for Malaysia’s financial crisis tweeted a...
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SUDC violates agreement – KKCCCI
Seated from left, Chong, Tiew, Yee, Chang, Andy, Chu, Wong and standing Young Peing, Tan and Lee at the press conference.
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Stiffer fines for water resource contamination needed
KUALA LUMPUR: Laws, in particular the Water Services Industry Act 2006 (Wasia), will be reviewed to include heftier penalties for those caught contaminating water resources, says Dr Xavier Jayakumar.
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Flash flood inundates shops near PKNS flats in Kg Baru
KUALA LUMPUR (Bernama): A row of shops near the Selangor State Development Corporation (PKNS) flats in Kampung Baru, Jalan Tun Razak here was inundated after...
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Government mulls stiffer penalties for water polluters
KUALA LUMPUR (Oct 1): In the wake of several water supply disruptions due to pollution, the Ministry of Water, Land and Natural Resources today signalled its intention to review the Water Services Ind...
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EU weighing all options in US plane dispute, trade chief says
BRUSSELS, Oct 1 — The European Union is considering all possible responses to tariffs the United States may impose this month in a two-way dispute over aircraft subsidies, the EU trade chief said to...
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Govt cannot rule out possibility of sabotage as cause of Selangor water disruptions
KUALA LUMPUR: The government has not discounted the possibility of sabotage behind the recurring cases of water disruptions in Selangor.
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Xavier: Govt mulls stiffer penalties for water polluters
KUALA LUMPUR, Oct 1 — In the wake of several water supply disruptions due to pollution, the Ministry of Water, Land and Natural Resources today signalled its intention to review the Water Services I...
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Public university seeks RM400,000 donations to build wells, solve water woes
A public university that has been suffering from water disruptions since 2011 is seeking public donations so that it can build two tube wells and solve the problem for good.
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Xavier: Govt to review laws to better protect water resources
KUALA LUMPUR: The government will be reviewing by-laws and legislation to better protect our water resources, says Dr Xavier Jayakumar.
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SPAN to probe odour pollution
PETALING JAYA: The National Water Services Commission (SPAN) will investigate the odour pollution of the raw water source that led to the shutdown the Sg Semenyih water treatment plant last week.
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SPAN: Investigations will be conducted into pollution that shut down Sg Semenyih water treatment plant
PETALING JAYA: An investigation will be conducted after the Sungai Semenyih water treatment plant was shut down due to odour pollution in the raw water source, says the National Water Services Commission (SPAN).
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My Say: Are Malaysia’s businesses prepared for a downturn?
Despite the long run of strong economic growth in Malaysia and Southeast Asia, the next global recession will have serious effects here.
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Malaysian football legend M. Chandran dies
KUALA LUMPUR, Sept 28 — Former Malaysia and Selangor football skipper Datuk M. Chandran died today.
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Thumb drive inventor Henn Tan faces falsification, cheating charges
Henn Tan, the founder and chairman emeritus of Singapore’s Trek 2000 International, has been hit with multiple charges involving falsification of accounts and cheating external auditors.
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Genting Group committed to implementing RSPO’s Zero Burning Policy
KUALA LUMPUR, Sept 27 — Genting Group today said the conglomerate is committed to the implementation of the Zero Burning Policy in the development of its oil palm plantation.
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Genting Group committed to RSPO's zero burning policy
KUALA LUMPUR (Sept 27): Genting Group today said the conglomerate is committed to the implementation of the Zero Burning Policy in the development of its oil palm plantation.
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Genting group committed to RSPO’s zero burning policy
KUALA LUMPUR: Genting Group today said the conglomerate is committed to the implementation of the Zero Burning Policy in the development of its oil palm...
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Genting denies Greenpeace claims of burning forests
KUALA LUMPUR: Genting Group today said the conglomerate is committed to the implementation of the zero burning policy in the development of its oil palm plantations.
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Scottish council approves £150m Trump housing plan
ABERDEEN, Sept 27 — A Scottish council has approved a £150 million (RM779 million) plan by US President Donald Trump's family business to build 550 houses at his golf resort north of Aberdeen, desp...
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Hong Kong’s battered stock market is poised for a turnaround
BEIJING: Hong Kong stocks will end the year on a high note after handing investors the world’s worst returns this quarter.
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Reward companies doing more R&D on palm oil, urges Jomo
KUALA LUMPUR: Former Council of Eminent Persons member Jomo Kwame Sundaram has called for greater and more focussed efforts on research and development (R&D) in the oil palm industry, adding that comp...
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Malaysian wins top journalism award in Canada
PETALING JAYA: Malaysian Fabian Dawson (pic), a journalist who started his career in the local newspapers, is a recipient of a top journalism award in Canada.
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Messi wins FIFA player of the year award
Lionel Messi won the FIFA Men's Player of the Year award yesterday with Megan Rapinoe, who spearheaded the United States to the women's World Cup title, pocketing the women's prize.
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Another attempt to take Karambunai private
PETALING JAYA: After a three-year hiatus, tycoon Tan Sri Chen Lip Keong is making another attempt at taking property and tourism company Karambunai Corp Bhd...
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Time to draft a transboundary haze law
THE haze crisis in Malaysia is nothing new.
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What's our definition of 'terrorist ideologies'?
ADUN SPEAKS | Inspector-General of Police Abdul Hamid Bador's latest comment that "no one will be spared from police action if found spreading terrorist ideologies", is something that no Malaysian wil...
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Klang MP proposes extraterritorial law to prosecute Malaysian firms burning land in Indonesia
KUALA LUMPUR, Sept 21 ― A DAP lawmaker said today he would be writing to Attorney General (AG) Tommy Thomas on Monday urging the latter to issue certificates under Section 22 of the Courts of Judica...
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KuNan received monthly salary of RM39,227.20 including allowance, court told
KUALA LUMPUR: The High Court here was told today that former Federal Territories Minister Datuk Seri Tengku Adnan Tengku Mansor (pix) received a monthly salary of RM39,227.20, including allowance, fro...
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Ku Nan received monthly salary of RM39,227.20 including allowance, court told
KUALA LUMPUR (Bernama): The High Court here was told that former Federal Territories Minister Datuk Seri Tengku Adnan Tengku Mansor received a monthly salary...
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Ku Nan’s monthly salary as FT minister was RM39,227.20 including allowance, court told
KUALA LUMPUR, Sept 20 — The High Court here was told today that former Federal Territories minister Datuk Seri Tengku Adnan Mansor received a monthly salary of RM39,227.20, including allowance, from...
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Ku Nan got RM39,000 as minister and MP from 2013 until last year, court told
KUALA LUMPUR: The High Court in the RM1 million graft trial of Tengku Adnan Tengku Mansor heard today that he had received about RM39,000 in monthly salary and allowances as federal territories minist...
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Fitch expects Petronas capex to remain around RM50b a year
KUALA LUMPUR: Fitch Ratings expects Petroliam Nasional Bhd's (Petronas) capital expenditure (capex) to remain around RM50bil a year over the medium term...
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Fitch affirms Petronas' currency IDR at A minus, Outlook stable
KUALA LUMPUR: Fitch Ratings has affirmed Petroliam Nasional Berhad (Petronas)'s long-term foreign- and local-currency issuer default ratings (IDRs) at 'A-'. The Outlook...
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Police say 2 men killed in Rawang were 08 triad members
Selangor police confirmed that two of the three people who were killed in a shooting incident at Jalan Rawang-Batu Arang last Saturday, were members of the Gang 08 triad who had been involved in numer...
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Cops: Two individuals killed in Rawang shooting incident were 08 triad members
SHAH ALAM, Sept 19 ― Selangor police confirmed that two of the three people who were killed in a shooting incident at Jalan Rawang-Batu Arang near here last Saturday, were members of Gang 08 triad w...
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Protasco announces demise of chairman Hadenan
KUALA LUMPUR (Sept 18): Protasco Bhd announced today the demise of its chairman, Tan Sri Dr Hadenan Jalil, who was also Malaysia’s Auditor-General (AG) from 2000 to 2006.
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Do the right thing and vaccinate your children
WE refer to the letter “Why parents fear vaccines” (The Star, Feb 22), which states that parents’ fear of vaccine or vaccine hesitancy and refusal is related to cases like Hannah Poling’s. We ...
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Special Report: Not all shareholders suffer equally
FOR minority shareholders of TH Plantations Bhd (THP), its aggressive debt-fuelled expansion in 2011 and 2012 — underpinned by a massive related-party transaction (RPT) — was a watershed moment fo...
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Where will Malaysia’s next big music star come from?
Have you ever wondered how some of Malaysia's biggest music artistes were discovered?
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Hazy road ahead
I am sitting at my local mamak, drinking my teh “c” kosong and trying not to cough through my thosai, which smells and feels burnt even though it’s really not.
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Haze fails to deter 2,000 at Saberkas Run
Abdul Karim (second right, front) and others at a warm-up session.
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Khazanah gets RM2 bil offer for stake in Indonesia toll road
KUALA LUMPUR: Khazanah Nasional Bhd, Malaysia’s sovereign wealth fund, has received an offer of about US$500 million (RM2 billion) for its stake in an Indonesian toll-road operator, according to a p...
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Taliworks commences ops of water treatment plant
KUALA LUMPUR: Taliworks Corp Bhd has received the individual licence pursuant to Section 9 of the Water Services Industry Act 2006 from the Minister of Water, Land and Natural Resources.
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Khazanah gets US$500mil offer for Indonesia toll road
KUALA LUMPUR: Khazanah Nasional Bhd, Malaysia’s sovereign wealth fund, received an offer of about US$500mil for its stake in an Indonesian toll-road...
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A new beginning for PA Resources
PROVING that good managers really do make a difference, aluminium extruder PA Resources Bhd has charted a stunning turnaround within two years of making key...
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Khazanah gets US$500mil offer for stake in Indonesia toll road
KUALA LUMPUR: Khazanah Nasional Bhd., Malaysia’s sovereign wealth fund, received an offer of about $500 million for its stake in an Indonesian toll-road operator...
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1 Utama Launches Its Own E-Wallet, Targets To Have 240,000 Users By Dec 2020
Starting today, 1 Utama is officially going cashless with the introduction of its own digital 1PAY e-wallet and online shopping website ONESHOP.com.my at a launch officiated by Y.B. Tuan Lim Guan Eng,...
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1 Utama goes cashless with 1PAY e-wallet, ONESHOP online shopping platform
PETALING JAYA, Sept 13 — The 1 Utama Shopping Centre, ranked the largest mall in Malaysia, has raised the technological bar for competitors with the launch of its 1PAY e-wallet system today.
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Khazanah said to have received US$500m offer for Indonesia toll road
KUALA LUMPUR/JAKARTA (Sept 13): Khazanah Nasional Bhd., Malaysia’s sovereign wealth fund, received an offer of about $500 million for its stake in an Indonesian toll-road operator, according to a pe...
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Taliworks up 1.63% as unit ready to start Sungai Selangor water treatment plant...
KUALA LUMPUR (Sept 13): Shares in Taliworks Corp Bhd were 1.63% higher at the midday break today after the firm said its unit Sungai Harmoni Sdn Bhd had the Individual License pursuant to Section 9 of...
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Taliworks commences operations on Sungai Selangor water treatment plant
KUALA LUMPUR: Taliworks Corp Bhd has received the individual licence pursuant to Section 9 of the Water Services Industry Act 2006 from the Minister of Water...
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Taliworks unit to start Sungai Selangor water treatment plant works from Sept 13
KUALA LUMPUR (Sept 13): Taliworks Corp Bhd’s unit Sungai Harmoni Sdn Bhd has the Individual License pursuant to Section 9 of the Water Services Industry Act 2006 from the Minister of Water, Land and...
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‘Medical tourists could have brought TB here’
GEORGE TOWN: Medical tourists with tuberculosis (TB) are seeking treatment in Malaysia and the Penang government wants this to stop, says state health committee chairman Dr Afif Bahardin (pic).He said...
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Single mum a hero to disabled friend
KUALA LUMPUR: The close bond between Jameyah Sheriff and Tan Chin Chin is a shining example of how friendship transcends race and religion.
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‘BESarawak has succeeded in attracting business events’
MIRI: Since the establishment of BESarawak in 2006, Sarawak has welcomed up to 900 business events and more than 310,000 delegates, which equal to 1.1 million delegate days.
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Veteran journalist Johan Fernandez dies
PETALING JAYA: Veteran journalist Johan Fernandez (pix), 71, has passed away at 6am today.
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Ex-StarMetro editor Johan Fernandez dies
PETALING JAYA: Veteran journalist and former StarMetro editor Johan Fernandez, 71, has died.
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Govt mulls using recorded lessons in schools — PM
Dr Mahathir shows his work of art, a badge with Kedah letterings, during a visit to a ceramic class at Ritsumeikan Elementary School in conjunction with his working visit to Kyoto.
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Recorded lessons may be introduced in schools to improve teaching, says PM
KYOTO: The government is looking into the possibility of using recorded lessons by selected teachers to be shared with other schools, said Prime Minister Dr Mahathir Mohamad.
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Govt eyes using recorded lessons in schools: Mahathir
KYOTO: The government is looking into the possibility of using recorded lessons by selected teachers to be shared with other schools, said Prime Minister Tun Dr Mahathir Mohamad (pix).
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Dr M: Govt eyes using recorded lessons in schools
KYOTO (Bernama): The Malaysian government is looking into the possibility of using recorded lessons by selected teachers to be shared with other schools, says Prime...
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Gov't eyes using recorded lessons in schools - Dr M
The government is looking into the possibility of using recorded lessons by selected teachers to be shared with other schools, said Malaysian Prime Minister Dr Mahathir Mohamad.
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Govt exploring use of recorded lessons in schools, says PM
KYOTO, Sept 7 — The government is looking into the possibility of using recorded lessons by selected teachers to be shared with other schools, said Malaysian Prime Minister Tun Dr Mahathir Mohamad.
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Kemas should focus on core business: Sivarasa
GEORGE TOWN: The Department of Community Development (Kemas) should focus on its core business and continuously improve teaching quality for early childhood education, said Rural Development Deputy Mi...
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Be careful what you wish for
LIFE is full of surprises and opportunities.On Tuesday, I received an intriguing message via Facebook messenger.“Philip, It’s me, CJ.
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1MDB-Tanore trial: The explosive witness statement of Najib's former aide
(Sept 6): Secret meetings with Jho Low, discreet mission to China to secure 1MDB's bail out, and what went on behind the scene when the embezzlement at 1MDB was exposed — these are but some of the e...
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