Anusha relected LIAM president for second consecutive term

KUALA LUMPUR: The Life Insurance Association of Malaysia (LIAM) has re-elected AIA Bhd chief executive officer (CEO) Anusha Thavarajah as president for 2019-2020, her second consecutive term. In a statement today, LIAM said Gibraltar BSN Life Bhd CEO Rangam Bir

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Anthony Loke: Probe shows MV Pireas shipmaster careless

KUALA LUMPUR: The carelessness of MV Pireas’s captain was the reason it slammed into the Malaysia Marine Department’s MV Polaris in waters near Singapore on Feb 9. Transport Minister, Anthony Loke, said the captain of the Greek-registered bulk vessel failed

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Fentanyl controlled substance in China after US plea

BEIJING: China announced today it would add fentanyl analogues to its controlled substance list from May 1 following US pleas for Beijing to crack down on a drug fuelling a deadly opioid crisis. China is suspected of being the main

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Venezuelans set up burning barricades over lack of power, water

CARACAS: Angry Venezuelans set up burning barricades near the presidential palace in Caracas and in other parts of the country on Sunday in protests over constant power outages and shortages of drinking water in the wake of two major blackouts

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Mat Hasan defends Rantau health clinic plans under his administration

SENDAYAN: Rantau’s BN candidate Mohamad Hasan defended the healthcare plans for Rantau under his administration on the basis that there were constraints that halted efforts to upgrade the health clinic. He said that his team were looking for a site

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Lynas evaluation committee exploring instruments to send waste to Australia

KUALA LUMPUR: The task force tracking the radioactive output of the Lynas Advanced Material Plant is identifying international instruments for the process of sending water leached purification residue (WLP) back to Australia, the Dewan Rakyat was told today. Energy, Science,

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No lèse-majesté law for Msia

KUALA LUMPUR: The government does not plan to enact a special law for the royal institution like the lèse-majesté law in Thailand, Dewan Rakyat was told today. Home Minister, Tan Sri Muhyiddin Yassin said provisions under existing laws were sufficient,

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Vietnamese woman pleaded guilty to hurting Jong-Nam

SHAH ALAM: Vietnamese woman Doan Thi Huong, who was initially accused of the murder of Kim Chol or Kim Jong-nam, elder brother of North Korean leader Kim Jong-un, is now charged with voluntarily causing hurt on the man by dangerous

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Bandar Ekar’s non-Malays solid behind Mohamad Hasan

RANTAU: Bandar Ekar Rantau’s non – Malays are solid behind BN candidate, Mohamad Hasan, reported Free Malaysia Today, in the lead up to the by-election on April 13. Many Chinese and Indians here, who make up roughly 60% of the

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Three family members killed in house fire

LANGKAWI : A married couple and their six-year-old son were killed in a fire which destroyed their house near Restoran Nelayan, Bukit Malut here today. The victims were identified as Mohd Nahar Suhaimi, 39, his wife, Nor Suhaila Ahmad, 41,

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