IPEC LEGACY AWARDS

India Polls: Tamil Nadu to elect 38 MPs

CHENNAI: People in Tamil Nadu are voting in the Indian polls today. The southern tip state contributes 38 MPs in Lok Sabha. The vote counting would be held on May 23. While national parties such as the Bharatiya Janata Party

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5G test in Cyberjaya, Putrajaya to continue for next six months

PUTRAJAYA: The 5G technology test in Cyberjaya and Putrajaya, which had started earlier this month, will continue for the next six months, said Communications and Multimedia Minister Gobind Singh Deo. He said Cyberjaya and Putrajaya were the places where telcos

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Tun Mahathir receives courtesy call from new Johor MB

PUTRAJAYA: Prime Minister Tun Dr Mahathir Mohamad today received a courtesy call from the newly-appointed Johor Menteri Besar Dr Sahruddin Jamal at his office in Perdana Putra here. Dr Sahruddin was sworn in as the 17th Menteri Besar of Johor

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Woman held with drugs worth RM150,000 in car

KUALA LUMPUR: A 27-year-old woman has been arrested for allegedly carrying 50 slabs of drugs believed to be ganja in a car in Seri Kembangan near here. Police said the drugs, packed in three gunny sacks in the boot, weighed

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Perak gives full support to make Tanjung Malim a regional car hub

IPOH: The Perak state government gives full support to Proton in its plan to make Tanjung Malim as the regional hub for the car industry. Perak Investment and Corridor Development Committee chairman Datuk Seri Mohamad Nizar Jamaluddin said the state

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Malaysia’s world press freedom leapt due to BN’s downfall

PUCHONG: Reporters Without Borders ranked Malaysia at the 123rd spot in the World Press Freedom Index. It is 22 spots higher than the ranking Malaysia received previously. This rise was attributed to the fall of the BN regime. “Press freedom

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China: Sorry, can’t find Jho Low but will keep searching

KUALA LUMPUR: China says it is always ready to resume the search for fugitive businessman Low Taek Jho, popularly known as Jho Low. Chinese ambassador to Malaysia Bai Tian said the request for Beijing to track down Jho Low was

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Netanyahu returns to power with Likud and ally having 35 seats each

TEL AVIV: Incumbent Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu was returned to power in the general election yesterday as his party- Likud, won 35 out of the 36 seats that it contested. The loss of one seat also means that Likud

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‘Malaysia spurned our olive branch on 1MDB probe’

KUALA LUMPUR: The Malaysian government under the former administration had turned down the assistance offered by the Swiss government into the 1MDB scandal, said the Swiss envoy. Michael Winzap said his government had asked for Malaysia’s cooperation in its own

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Pakistani journo gets into flooded river for report.

A journalist from Pakistan shared a hilarious video of a Pakistani journalist standing in the middle of flooded area talking about a potential flood situation and the video is going viral on the internet and people have the best reactions.

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