Najib trial: Najib’s parliament salary breakdown revealed

KUALA LUMPUR: Parliament paid Datuk Seri Najib Razak a salary totalling RM1.27 million to be the prime minister and MP for Pekan between January 2011 and March last year, said a Malaysian parliament staff chief. The Head of Members of

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Asia for SME funding digitalisation

KUALA LUMPUR: Small Medium Enterprise Development Bank Malaysia Bhd (SME Bank), an agency under the Ministry of Entrepreneur Development, has signed two Memoranda of Understanding with Telekom Malaysia Bhd (TM) and Commerce. Asia to develop the National Small and Medium

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Internet hails Sikh bus driver Tarsem Singh after he made England lift ban on turban

Twitter is remembering the turban-wearing British bus driver, Tarsem Singh Sandhu who brought a radical change in Britain by helping lift the ban on wearing turbans and keeping beard at work for Sikhs in England. It has almost been 50 years since

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Ain’t the first time having May Day rally at Dataran Merdeka

By: S Arutchelvan Yesterday morning, as the huge May Day rally walked along Jalan Tuanku Abdul Rahman heading towards the Dataran Merdeka junction and planning to make a left turn to Jalan Tun Perak; the Public Order officer of Dang

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Najib trial: 1MDB wanted RM3 billion to set up SRC , says former EPU senior staff

KUALA LUMPUR: An ex-Economic Planning Unit (EPU) senior officer told the High Court in Datuk Seri Najib Razak’s SRC International trial that 1MDB previously sought RM3 billion from the government as grant in setting up its subsidiary company. The former

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Teresa Kok takes on Singapore Zoo over sentiments against palm oil

SINGAPORE: Primary Industries Minister Teresa Kok today expressed her disappointment over negative palm oil sentiments having also taken root in Singapore. Citing an example, she said the Singapore Zoo had on several occasions created sensationalised displays on palm oil and

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Two foreigners died of methanol poisoning

IPOH: Two men, a Bangladeshi and a Myanmarese, died at the Raja Permaisuri Bainun Hospital (HRPB) here yesterday of suspected methanol poisoning. Perak Health director Datuk Dr Ding Lay Ming said both victims, who were in a semi-conscious state, were admitted

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Perak-born stateless child now a citizen

KUALA LUMPUR: High Court judge Datuk Faizah Jamaludin ruled that a 13-year-old Perak born girl is a Malaysian citizen and “no longer illegitimate” at the time the Home Ministry rejected her citizenship application in 2012 nor when she filed for

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Khalid slams independent candidate who claims he has Amanah’s support

SANDAKAN: Parti Amanah Negara (Amanah) regrets the action of its former member who claimed he has the support of the party’s leadership to contest as an independent candidate in the Sandakan by-election. Amanah communications director Khalid Samad, who is also Federal

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Messi double downs Liverpool

Lionel Messi put Barcelona to within a touching distance of the Champions League final on Wednesday after firing a stunning brace to down Liverpool 3-0 at the Camp Nou. Former Liverpool striker Luis Suarez opened the scoring midway through the opening half of

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