Lim: Over 3.2 million applications for BSH cash aid so far

KUALA LUMPUR: Over 3.2 million applications for the Bantuan Sara Hidup (BSH) cash aid were recorded as at yesterday, said Finance Minister Lim Guan Eng (. He said of the total 530,000 were new applications and 2.67 million were updated cases.

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Najib’s trial on SRC set on Wednesday

PETALING JAYA: The Kuala Lumpur High Court has fixed April 3 to hear former prime minister Datuk Seri Najib Abdul Razak’s trial for money laundering, corruption and abuse of power related to SRC International. Justice Mohd Nazlan Mohd Ghazali fixed the

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Mahathir to officiate Al Sharq youth conference

PUCHONG: Prime Minister Dr Mahathir Mohamad would be officiating the Al Sharq Youth conference in Kuala Lumpur on May 1 and 2 this year.  Al Sharq which translates to the orient brings about youths from various races and faiths to

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RM21.5m for survey of NCR land in Sarawak: Baru

KUCHING: A grant of RM21.5 million out of an allocation of RM40 million this year is reserved specifically for the survey of Native Customary Rights (NCR) land in Sarawak, Works Minister Baru Bian said today. He said the RM21.5 million

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Sandakan MP dies of heart attack after trekking

PETALING JAYA: Sabah Health and People’s Wellbeing Minister Datuk Stephen Wong has died of a heart attack today. The Borneo Post reported that the Sandakan MP went hiking at Tambaig Adventure Park in Kg Duvanson, Putaton. He was with a group

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Adib Inquest: 18 sec insufficient for an assault

SHAH ALAM: In a shocking development today, forensics expert has dismissed the possibility that fireman Muhammad Adib Mohd Kassim was pulled out of the Emergency Medical Rescue Services (EMRS) van. Dr Ahmad Hafizam Hasmi, 40, of the Kuala Lumpur Hospital

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4.8m hectare forest area gazetted as permanent forest reserves

KUALA LUMPUR: A total of 4.8 million hectare of forest area had been gazetted as permanent forest reserves under the National Forestry Act 1984 as of Dec 31 last year, the Dewan Rakyat was told today. Deputy Water, Land and Natural

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Trump: Sundar Pichai Committed To US Military, Not Chinese”

President Donald Trump said Wednesday that Google CEO Sundar Pichai, whom he’d previously accused of indirectly boosting China’s military, has reassured him that he is “totally committed” to US security. “Just met with @sundarpichai, President of @Google, who is obviously

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Brunei to punish gay sex and adultery with death by stoning

Brunei already has Sharia law with homosexuality punishable with ten years’ jail Under new laws from next week, gay people could be whipped or stoned to death Muslims found guilty of adultery, sodomy, and rape could also be put to

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April 19 hearing of Rosmah’s application for stay of High Court’s decision

KUALA LUMPUR: The application by Datin Seri Rosmah Mansor (for a stay of the decision transferring her corruption case over the solar hybrid project for Sarawak rural schools to the High Court will be heard on April 19. The media was informed

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