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PM Mahathir Mohamad to arrive in Pakistan today

ISLAMABAD: Malaysian Prime Minister Dr Mahathir Mohamad will arrive in Islamabad today on a three-day visit to Pakistan. The Malaysian prime minister’s visit from March 21-23 is at the invitation of Prime Minister Imran Khan. He will be the Guest

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Lima excitement heightens as fighter jets arrive in Langkawi

LANGKAWI: The excitement of Langkawi International Maritime and Aerospace Exhibition 2019 (Lima’19) is starting to be felt with the presence of participating aircraft in the biennial event. A spokesman of Lima’19 Promotion Committee said the fighter jets of the Royal

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Teacher charged: Sexual assault on students

TELUK INTAN: A teacher of a primary school here was charged in the sessions court and the magistrate’s court today with seven counts of committing physical sexual assault on three of his male students and also with assaulting them with

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I want justice for Adib, says his father

SHAH ALAM: The father of fireman Muhammad Adib Mohd Kassim wants justice for his son. He told the coroner’s court today that family is grief-stricken. “My son died in a riot,” Mohd Kassim Abdul Hamid, 64, said in the Adib

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US warns Pakistan: Another terror attack on India will be extremely problematic

WASHINGTON: The United States has asked Pakistan to take sustained, verifiable and irreversible action against the perpetrators of terrorism while warning the country that another terror attack on India will prove to be “extremely problematic”. “We need to see Pakistan

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Bursa Malaysia higher on bargain hunting, dovish fed

KUALA LUMPUR:- Bursa Malaysia stock exchange rebounded from yesterday’s losses to open higher today on bargain hunting amid US Federal Reserve’s (Fed) dovish stance over the interest rate hikes. At 9.05am, the benchmark FTSE Bursa Malaysia KLCI (FBM KLCI) gained

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Mosques nationwide asked to pray for slain teen

PETALING JAYA: All mosques in the country have been asked to hold the “solat jenazah ghaib” (funeral prayers in the absence of the dead) for Muhammad Haziq Mohd Tarmizi after the Friday prayer tomorrow. Minister in the Prime Minister’s Department Datuk

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UEC recognition undecided

KUALA LUMPUR: The Education Ministry has not decided on the recognition of the Unified Examination Certificate (UEC) as the matter is still in the stage of obtaining feedback from various parties, said minister Maszlee Malik. “As we all know, we

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Gobind committed to free speech: New law for online portals

PUTRAJAYA: Communications and Multimedia Minister Gobind Singh Deo’s announcement yesterday that a new law is being mulled which would hold online portals accountable for inflammatory remarks by their readers triggered an uproar among free-speech advocates. In response to the flak,

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Wan Azizah: Condolences to Haziq’s family

KUALA LUMPUR: Deputy Prime Minister Datuk Seri Dr Wan Azizah Wan Ismail expressed her condolences to the family of Muhammad Haziq Mohd Tarmizi who was confirmed among the 50 people killed in a mass shooting tragedy in Christchurch last Friday. Wan

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