265 containers of plastic dumped in Butterworth

BUTTERWORTH: Penang Customs Department (JKDM) today revealed that 265 containers of plastic waste have been brought into the state and are now abandoned at the North Butterworth Container Terminal (NBCT) since January. Its director, Datuk Saidi Ismail said 149 of

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Multi-level car park next to Shah Alam new bus terminal planned

SHAH ALAM: The Shah Alam City Council (MBSA) will construct a multi-level car park next to the new bus terminal in Section 17 here for the benefit of its users. Deputy Mayor Mohd Rashidi Ruslan said construction of the car

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Dr M: Show proof Russia shot down MH17

TOKYO: The Malaysian government wants strong evidence to show that Russia is responsible for shooting down the MH17 flight in 2014, said Prime Minister Tun Dr Mahathir Mohamad. He said Malaysia accepted the investigation report of Holland but only up

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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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