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Nissan Malaysia drops subscription fee for X-Trail Hybrid by RM700!
First introduced with the Nissan Leaf in July this year, the Nissan Subscription Programme was extended to the X-Trail Hybrid shortly after.
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You can build your own PC that looks like a “cheese-grating” Mac Pro
If you like the looks of the new Apple Mac Pro but not willing to cough out an insane US$ 5,999 (about RM25,123) for the base model, here’s a cheaper alternative.
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SMEs, mid-tier firms urged to leverage on export perks in Budget 2020
KUALA LUMPUR: The Malaysia External Trade Development Corporation (Matrade) has urged Malaysian small and medium enterprises (SMEs) as well as mid-tier...
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DUBS: How much allocated for Bumiputera community in Sarawak?
KUCHING: Sarawak Chamber of Bumiputera Entrepreneurs (DUBS) wants the federal government to specify how much the Sarawak Bumiputera community will get from the Budget 2020 allocations for Bumiputera b...
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‘It’s as if my kids do not exist’
THE ex-wife of the late army commando Mejar Mohd Zahir Armaya pleaded for their two children to be given more attention and support, Harian Metro reported.
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Malaysia aims to lure investments amid sluggish economy and US-China tensions
KUALA LUMPUR - Malaysia is rolling out incentives to lure foreign investors seeking shelter from the persistent US-China trade war.
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Budget 2020: Entrepreneurship, SMEs get major boost
PETALING JAYA: Entrepreneurship, small and medium enterprises (SMEs) received a major boost with Budget 2020.
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Budget 2020 Just Dropped, Over RM1 Billion Will Be Spent On Boosting Entrepreneurship In M’sia
The entire Malaysian population has been waiting with bated breath for the announcement of Budget 2020.
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Compound notices: List not exhaustive, MACC focusing on big sums, says Latheefa
KUALA LUMPUR (Oct 11): The list involving 80 individuals and entities served with compound notices related to 1Malaysia Development Berhad (1MDB) funds by the Malaysian Anti-Corruption Commission on M...
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After Becoming M’sia’s 1st ECF Exit, Skolafund’s CEO Reveals Plan To Merge Platforms
Skolafund is a digital platform that aids in crowdfunding higher education for students from low to middle income families.
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Health Ministry cancels registration of traditional product Herbun Plaster
KUALA LUMPUR: The Drug Control Authority cancelled the registration of traditional product Herbun Plaster on Oct 3 after it was found to contain scheduled poison diphenhydramine.
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Health Ministry cancels the registration of Herbun Plaster
The Drug Control Authority cancelled the registration of traditional product Herbun Plaster on Oct 3, after it was found to contain scheduled poison diphenhydramine.
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Health Ministry cancels registration of traditional product Herbun Plaster
Datuk Dr Noor Hisham Abdullah – Bernama file photo KUALA LUMPUR: The Drug Control Authority cancelled the registration of traditional product Herbun Plaster on Oct 3 after it was found to contain s...
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Health Ministry bans traditional plaster containing scheduled poisons
PETALING JAYA: The Health Ministry has issued a warning against the use of the "Herbun Plaster" as the traditional product contains diphenhydramine, a...
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Students find success breeding tilapia in school
IPOH: Students at a school here have successfully bred tilapia fish, and with that, have proved a point to their principal.
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Ex-CEO claims trial to graft counts of graft involving RM5mil
KUALA LUMPUR: The former chief executive officer of the Companies Commission Malaysia (SSM) claimed trial at a Sessions Court here to 33 counts of corruption involving...
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USM to hold traditional concert to mark 50th year
PETALING JAYA: Universiti Sains Malaysia (USM) and Istana Budaya will hold a concert on Saturday, Oct 19, at its campus in Dewan Tuanku Syed Putra, Penang.
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Over 5,600 complaints last year, e-commerce remains highest since 2014
PETALING JAYA: The National Consumer Complaints Centre (NCCC) received complaints from 5,618 consumers, involving losses totalled RM360.18mil last...
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Companies commission ex-boss slapped with 33 charges involving RM5.7 mil
UPDATED PETALING JAYA: Former CEO of the Companies Commission of Malaysia (SSM) Zahrah Abd Wahab Fenner today claimed trial in the Sessions Court to 33 counts of corruption and abetment amounting to R...
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Health Ministry withdraws notification of four poisonous cosmetic products
KUALA LUMPUR: The Health Ministry has withdrawn the notification of four cosmetic products found to contain scheduled poison.
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Health Ministry withdraws notification of 4 poisonous cosmetic products
The Health Ministry has withdrawn the notification of four cosmetic products found to contain scheduled poison.
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Rare hornbill rescued by SFC after public tip-off
MIRI: Public tip-offs on social media have led the Sarawak Forestry Corporation (SFC) to rescue a rare hornbill kept illegally by a resident of a village in the Limbang district in...
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'A tale of two taman' - the untold tale
LETTER | I read with interest the letter A tale of two taman - Taman Tugu and Taman Rimba Kiara.
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Apple will produce new Mac Pro computers in the United States
Apple said it would keep making its Mac Pro in the United States, after obtaining tariff exemptions for some components in the high-end computers.
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Bird’s nests gang busted with arrest of five
KOTA TINGGI: Police have clipped the wings of a syndicate specialising in stealing farmed bird’s nests.
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Bird’s nest theft gang smashed, 5 held
JOHOR BAHRU: Police believed they have solved a series of thefts of bird’s nests in the Kota Tinggi area with the arrest of five local men in two separate raids here yesterday.
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Nearly 300 exhibitors at MATTA Fair Penang
GEORGE TOWN: The coming Malaysian Association of Tour and Travel Agents (MATTA) Fair Penang 2019 has received overwhelming response with 293 exhibitors...
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Warning to traders: Ceiling price for five types of masks set, do not raise prices
PETALING JAYA (Sept 19): The ceiling price for five types of masks against the current haze “has been set” and traders have been warned not to raise their prices.
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Don't raise face mask prices, traders in Malaysia warned
PETALING JAYA - The ceiling price has been set for various types of face masks amid the haze crisis with traders warned of legal consequences should they unreasonably hike up the prices.
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Don’t raise face mask prices, traders warned
PETALING JAYA: The ceiling price has been set for various types of face masks amid the haze crisis with traders warned of legal consequences should they unreasonably hike up the prices.
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Haze: Govt sets ceiling prices for face masks
PETALING JAYA: A ceiling price has been put on five types of face masks amid the haze crisis, with the Domestic Trade and Consumer Affairs Ministry warning stern action...
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Greenpeace posts protest sign over Hyundai billboard in S. Korea
A man writing a message No more internal combustion engines" on an advertisement promoting the Hyundai Sonata in front of Hyundai Motor's headquarters in Seoul on Sunday. — Reuters SEOUL: Greenpeac...
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Epson projector comes with ‘ambient light rejecting screen' for daytime viewing
Epson's LS500 Laser Projection TV is a projector that has been optimised to offer TV viewers a crisp and clear image even during daylight hours.
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Collect race packs for third leg Colour Rush Run this Sunday
MIRI: Participants of the third leg of 7th Colour Rush Run 2019 on Sept 22 are reminded to collect their race packs tomorrow at Somerset Hotel, No 12, Kwang Tung Road here between 10am and 8pm.
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Supernatural Sabah on record
KOTA KINABALU: The supernatural beliefs and taboos of farmers, hunters, foragers and fishermen from communities in Sabah have now been documented by...
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Book on Sabah folklore launched
KOTA KINABALU: Local journalist Anna Vivienne has launched her book “Strange Magic and Supernatural Encounters” about the superstitious tales of Sabah...
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Perak govt contributes RM25,000 to Major Zahir’s widow
IPOH: The Perak state government will be making a special contribution of RM25,000 to Nour Shafinar Harun, widow of Major Mohd Zahir Armaya (pix) who died in a demonstration at Lok Kawi army camp in S...
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Fish farmer’s switch to eel pays off
SETIU: A drop in demand for catfish led Zakaria Harun to switch to eels instead.
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Witness in 1MDB-Tanore trial made RM75,000 per month working for Najib
KUALA LUMPUR (Sept 5): At one point, Datuk Amhari Efendi Nazaruddin (pictured, left) brought home some RM75,000 per month as the special officer to Datuk Seri Najib Razak, the High Court was told toda...
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Jho Low lent me US$200,000 to buy a house, Najib’s ex-aide tells court
KUALA LUMPUR: The former special officer of Najib Razak told the High Court in the 1MDB trial here today that he had once borrowed US$200,000 from businessman Low Taek Jho to purchase a house in Kota ...
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Witness in 1MDB-Tanore trial made RM75,000 per month working for Najib
KUALA LUMPUR (Sept 5): At one point, Datuk Amhari Efendi Nazaruddin brought home some RM75,000 per month as the special officer to Datuk Seri Najib Razak, the High Court was told today.
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paultan.org PACE 2018 visitor bought a Mercedes-Benz GLC, wins RM25k luxury holiday in lucky draw
What’s better than the joy of having a shiny new premium car in the porch?
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Kuala Pilah antique goods shop catches fire
KUALA PILAH (Sept 2): For the last 10 years, antique-shop owner Low Boon Tick worked hard to build up his business.
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Antique goods shop in Kuala Pilah catches fire
KUALA PILAH: For the last 10 years, antique-shop owner Low Boon Tick worked hard to build up his business.
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Antique shop goes up in flames
KUALA PILAH (Bernama): For the last 10 years, antique shop owner Low Boon Tick has worked hard to build up his business but last night, he saw it all burn down in a fire.
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Najib received RM19,846.59 in allowances as MP, Parliament leader: Witness
KUALA LUMPUR: The High Court hearing the 1Malaysia Development Berhad (1MDB) trial involving Datuk Seri Najib Abdul Razak here today was informed that the former prime minister had received RM19,846.5...
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Malaysian pleads guilty to video voyeurism after planting camera in plane toilet
KUALA LUMPUR, August 28 — Malaysian Lee Choon Ping has pleaded guilty to video voyeurism after he was caught planting a hidden camera in the toilet of a United Airlines flight in May.
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Malaysian who installed camera in US plane toilet jailed 2 months, says report
PETALING JAYA: A Malaysian who installed a camera in a first-class toilet on board an aircraft in the US, yesterday pleaded guilty to video voyeurism, AP reports.
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Najib received nearly RM20k as MP and Leader of Dewan Rakyat
KUALA LUMPUR (Bernama): The High Court hearing the 1Malaysia Development Bhd (1MDB) trial involving Datuk Seri Najib Tun Razak on Wednesday (Aug 28) heard that...
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Malaysian pleads guilty to placing camera in plane bathroom
HOUSTON (AP): A passenger who put a camera in an aeroplane bathroom on a California-to-Texas flight has pleaded guilty and could be deported.
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La Senza & VS Aren’t Your Only Lingerie Choices, Here Are 12 M’sian Brands With Online Stores
If you think the only lingerie options you have in Malaysia are Victoria’s Secret or La Senza at the malls, you’re missing out.
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Uncertainties cloud Petronas Dagangan's outlook: AllianceDBS
KUALA LUMPUR (Aug 26): Petronas Dagangan's 1H earnings were below expectations on lower margins and increased operating expenses, indicating more challenges ahead for the Malaysian gasoline stations o...
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Uggah: Sarawak pufferfish has food and tourism potential
SPAOH: The yellow pufferfish (Xenopterus naritus), or commonly known as ikan buntal, has potential to be exported as a food item, other than becoming a tourist draw for Spaoh.
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Businessman charged with stealing tobacco worth RM323,000
KLANG: A prominent businessman has been charged at the Magistrate’s Court here for allegedly stealing 1,451 packets of molasses tobacco of various flavours.
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Businessman charged with stealing molasses tobacco worth RM323k
KLANG: A businessman was charged in the Magistrate's Court here on Thursday (Aug 22) with stealing 1,451 packets of molasses tobacco of various flavours.
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DBKL co-op secretary pleads not guilty for RM2,000 bribery
KUALA LUMPUR: A secretary from Koperasi Kredit Pekerja IMG Kejuruteraan Dewan Bandaraya Kuala Lumpur (DBKL) Berhad pleaded not guilty at a sessions court here today to two counts of bribery amounting ...
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Affin Hwang upgrades Heineken to Buy, TP unchanged at RM25
KUALA LUMPUR: Affin Hwang Capital research upgraded Heineken Malaysia Bhd to a buy call owing to the stock's recent share-price retracement and on the back of the recent earnings results that within expectations.
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AmInvest Research retains ‘buy’ call on Public Bank
KUALA LUMPUR: AmInvestment Research has maintained its “buy” call on PUBLIC BANK BHD with a lower fair value of RM23.60 a share from RM25 previously.
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Najib’s SRC trial: Najib’s contradiction over the RM42 mil transferred into his...
FORMER premier Datuk Seri Najib Razak’s claim in his current SRC International trial that he had no knowledge of the RM42 million transferred into his accounts was called into question last week whe...
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Online cheating rises to the top of consumer complaints
PUTRAJAYA: For the first time, online cheating tops the list of complaints lodged by consumers to the government.
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Astro introduces new Maxis broadband bundle plan
Astro's new broadband bundle plan with Maxis offers various packages for both new and existing Astro customers.
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Astro and Maxis team up to offer TV content and fibre broadband from RM128.95/month
Astro and Maxis have announced a strategic marketing partnership between both parties to offer bundled broadband with content in a single package.
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AmInvest Research retains Buy on Public Bank with FV of RM23.60
KUALA LUMPUR: AmInvestment Research is maintaining its Buy call on Public Bank with a lower fair value of RM23.60 a share from RM25.
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Unregistered medicine and cosmetics seized
PETALING JAYA: Unregistered pharmaceutical and cosmetic pro­ducts worth about RM200, 000 were seized during several raids by the health authorities in Perak.
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Perlis govt to build houses for storm victims
KANGAR: The Perlis government will build houses costing RM30, 000 per unit for victims whose homes were destroyed in last Friday’s storm, said Mentri Besar Datuk Seri Azlan Man.
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MOH seize 8,000 unregistered products, cosmetics worth RM200,000
KUALA LUMPUR: The Perak Health Department’s Pharmacy Enforcement Branch (PEB), have seized 8,000 units of unregistered products and unnotified cosmetics worth almost RM200,000 at three premises in I...
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Perlis state govt to build houses for storm victims
KANGAR (Aug 14): The Perlis state government will construct houses costing RM30,000 per unit, for victims whose homes were destroyed in the storm last Friday, said Menteri Besar Datuk Seri Azlan Man...
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Clerk loses RM25,000 to Macau Scam
KUANTAN: A female clerk claims to have a lost RM25,498.80 to a Macau Scam syndicate which coaxed her into revealing her personal banking details.
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Perlis state govt to build houses for storm victims
KANGAR: The Perlis state government will construct houses costing RM30,000 per unit, for victims whose homes were destroyed in the storm last Friday, said Mentri Besar Datuk Seri Azlan Man (pix).
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MASkargo revises charges, first in six years
KUALA LUMPUR: MAB Kargo Sdn Bhd (MASkargo), the cargo freight arm of Malaysia Airlines Bhd, will be raising its warehouse tariffs for all cargo terminals, the first revision in six years.
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MASkargo revises charges,first in six years
KUALA LUMPUR: MAB Kargo Sdn Bhd (MASkargo), the cargo freight arm of Malaysia Airlines Bhd, will be raising its warehouse tariffs for all cargo terminals, the first revision in six years.
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Durian trader earns more than RM100,000 using social media
His strategy to sell durians using social media platforms has enabled trader Mohamad Afiq Jaizzuan Jamal earning more than RM100,000 during the current durian season.
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Penang JPJ tightens operating rules following graft scandal
BUTTERWORTH: The Penang Road Transport Department (JPJ) is going all out to ensure a bribe-free work environment after 26 of its enforcement officers were charged in court with running a lorry protect...
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Penalty increased to check online cheating by traders
SUNGAI BULOH: To curb the rising trend of online cheating by business, the Tribunal for Consumers claims can now impose a fine of up to RM50,000. Domestic Trade and Consumer Affairs Minister Datuk Se...
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More locals wanted on open deck buses
KUALA LUMPUR: The operator of the KL Hop-On Hop-Off bus service wants more locals to take its open-deck double-decker buses on city tours.
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Health Ministry warns public against seven skincare products containing mercury
KUALA LUMPUR, Aug 6 — The Ministry of Health (MOH) today cautioned the public against buying and using seven beauty products which have been found to contain mercury, which is harmful to health.
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Man pleads guilty to damaging cars, fined RM6,300
Kuo is escorted from the court after pleading guilty to the two charges.
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At tense townhall, Johor MB apologises for Pasir Gudang pollution
Johor Menteri Besar Dr Sahruddin Jamal today apologised to Pasir Gudang residents affected by toxic waste pollution.
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Najib’s SRC trial: Joanna Yu and mystery witness scheduled to testify this week
FORMER AmBank Bhd relationship liaison manager Joanna Yu and a mystery witness are scheduled to testify at the trial of Datuk Seri Najib Razak on Monday, a prospect anticipated by many given that the ...
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First Go Bald event in Long Lama raises RM25,000 for SCCS
Hee (front right) pictured with participants and volunteers after the event in Long Lama.
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SRC trial witness: Najib admitted RM42m in SRC funds entered his account in affidavit
KUALA LUMPUR, July 29 — Datuk Seri Najib Razak previously submitted an affidavit for a 2018 defamation suit that confirmed RM42 million from SRC International Sdn Bhd had entered his bank accounts...
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High-tech food delivery aims to connect US restaurants, diners
Fledgling food-delivery startups using new communications technologies are changing the dining experience for some diners.
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Najib admitted in civil suit that RM42 mil from SRC entered his accounts, says lawyer
KUALA LUMPUR: The High Court in Najib Razak’s corruption and criminal breach of trust trial heard today that the former prime minister had admitted in a defamation suit that RM42 million from SRC In...
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Late Yap Hiew’s family donates RM125,000
KUALA LUMPUR: Four charity organisations received a total of RM125,000 from a family who wish to honour the memory of their matriarch Yap Hiew who died on Monday aged 92.
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Bursa Malaysia in the red at mid-morning
KUALA LUMPUR, July 26 ― Profit taking among investors especially in the plantation counters dragged Bursa Malaysia into the red at mid-morning, led by Sime Darby Plantation.
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JPJ officers face graft charges
BUTTERWORTH: Six enforcement officers – five from the Road Transport Department (JPJ) and another from the now-defunct Land Public Transport Commission (SPAD) – have been charged at the Special Sessions Court for corruption.
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Six RTD, Apad officers charged for taking bribes from lorry companies
Six officers from the Road Transport Department (RTD) and Land Public Transport Agency (Apad) pleaded not guilty in court to receiving bribes amounting to RM73,600. They were charged in the Butterwort...
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6 officers from JPJ, SPAD charged with RM73,600 bribery
BUTTERWORTH: Six officers from the Road Transport Department (JPJ) and Land Public Transport Commission (SPAD) were charged at the Sessions Court here with receiving RM73,600 in bribes from lorry comp...
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Five officers from Penang JPJ, one from SPAD, face 63 bribery charges for closing eye to rogue lorry firms
SEBERANG PERAI, July 24 — Six enforcement officers from the Road Transport Department (RTD) and Land and Public Transport Commission (SPAD) were charged with graft amounting to RM73,600 at the Speci...
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Kenanga maintains Market Perform on IGB REIT, TP at RM1.80
KUALA LUMPUR: Kenanga research maintained a market perform recommendation and target price of RM1.80 on IGB REIT following the release of its 1H19 earnings that came within expectations.
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IGP is wrong, Sosma must be repealed
LETTER | Malaysians Against Death Penalty and Torture (Madpet) is appalled by the fact that Inspector-General of Police Abdul Hamid Bador is trying to lobby that the draconian Security Offences (Speci...
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IGP is wrong, Sosma must be repealed ― Charles Hector
JULY 22 ― MADPET is appalled by the fact that Inspector-General of Police Datuk Seri Abdul Hamid Bador is trying to lobby that the draconian Security Offences (Special Measures) Act (SOSMA) 2012, wh...
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Starwalkers have until Friday (July 19) to sign up for early bird deal
GEORGE TOWN: Starwalkers raring to join the most famous walk in Penang, but have yet to sign up, have until Friday (July 19) to get the early bird deal.
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Amendments to the Consumer Protection Act to be gazetted soon, says Ministry
JOHOR BARU: The amendments to the Consumer Protection Act 1999 will be gazetted as soon as possible due to the increasing number of complaints the Domestic Trade and Consumers Affairs Ministry receives monthly.
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Two abortion pill products sold online not registered with Health Ministry, says Health DG
KUALA LUMPUR,  July 16 — The abortion pills “misoprostol” and “mifepristone” are not registered with the Health Ministry of Malaysia (KKM) and are not permitted to be sold on the Malaysian ...
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‘Mighty painful’ on the wallet and clock for some
PETALING JAYA: E-hailing passengers experienced longer waiting time for their rides early yesterday as the new rules for the service were supposed to take effect yesterday.
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Angry customer makes cendol seller even richer
MELAKA: He put two quintessential Malay­sian delights together. And since then, his cendol served with dollops of Musang King has made him a very happy man.
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Tech and chip-related stocks lead gainers
KUALA LUMPUR: E-service providers, tech and semicon-related stocks led Bursa Malaysia higher early Friday but the FBM KLCI was just slightly higher on lack of buying support from funds.
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Saleswoman loses RM182,340 in loan scam
ALOR SETAR (Bernama): A 24-year-old saleswoman lost RM182,340 after she was believed to have been deceived in a loan scam by a company offering loans through the WhatsApp application on July 2.
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Worth the weight: Malaysian sells durians without weighing the shell
Have you ever felt like you got the short end of the stick when you bought durians by the kilogram, husk included?
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