Tourism Board release Gawai – Aidilfitri money packets

KUCHING: Sarawak Tourism Board has released special Gawai – Aidilfitri money packets in view of the combined Gawai Dayak and Aidilfitri celebrations next month. It was produced to boost awareness about the unity in multicultural Sarawak and to instill pride

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Govt needs three years to reduce national debt- Dr M

PUCHONG: The government needs three years to reduce the national debt to ceiling level of 54% to the gross domestic product (GDP) from 80 % currently, said Prime Minister Tun Dr Mahathir Mohamad. He said despite various challenges after taking

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#Pray for Neasamani- Subscribe to us for the cause

Nesamani: Who is he and why is the world praying for him? The hashtag #PrayForNeasamani has been trending worldwide since Wednesday. Tamilians flooded Twitter with posts weeping and expressing concern over a fictional character called Neasamani from the film Friends

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Breast cancer highest in Penang due to self awareness

PENANG: Penang recorded the highest number of breast cancer cases in the country at 50 cases per 100,000 women due to higher level of self awareness, said Deputy Women, Family and Community Development Minister Hannah Yeoh. She said this was

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Arab leaders meet as conflict with Iran escalates

JEDDAH: Arab leaders gather in Saudi Arabia today for emergency summits that Riyadh hopes will deliver a strong message to Iran that regional powers will defend their interests against any threat following attacks on Gulf oil assets this month. Saudi

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‘Malays split due to failure of existing Malay parties’

PUCHONG: The split of the Malays is not due to the formation of the latest Malay based party – Parti Bumiputera Perkasa Malaysia (Putra). It is due to the failure of the existing Malay parties, claimed Putra’s Wiranita chief, Intan

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AG: Malaysia seeks to recover US$3.5b paid to IPIC

PUCHONG: The government plans to mount a legal challenge on the UK commercial court’s decision for a closed-door arbitration between its debt-ridden 1Malaysia Development Berhad (1MDB), International Petroleum Investment Company (IPIC) and Aabar Investments PJS (Aabar). In a statement, Attorney

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Breaking: 7 dead, 21 missing after boat touring Budapest sinks

The sightseeing vessel had at least 33 South Korean passengers when it collided with another vessel and sank in Hungary. BUDAPEST, Hungary — Dozens of rescue workers searched the Danube River in downtown Budapest for 21 people missing after a

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Bomb joke lands airline passenger in hot water

KUCHING: An airline passenger bound for Kuala Lumpur on the afternoon of May 28 was arrested by the police for cracking a joke about having a bomb inside his checked-in luggage. Kuching District Police chief ACP Awang Din Awang Gani, who

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Post-mortem report points to Payal Tadvi’s murder?

MUMBAI: The post-mortem report of Payal Tadvi, who allegedly ended her life after facing “extreme harassment” and casteist remarks, has revealed evidence of a ligature mark on her neck. Under ‘provisional cause of death’, the autopsy report stated ‘evidence of

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