NFCorp: Why opt for legal action, Attorney General?

PUCHONG: National Feedlot Corporation (NFCorp) executive chairman Datuk Sri Dr Mohamad Salleh Ismail questioned the rationale in the legal action taken by Attorney General Chambers against him and his family members “I was wondering why the Attorney General acted against

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Practicing politics of vengeance over NFCorp?

PUCHONG: Amanah’s candidate for Jasin parliament seat, Khairuddin Abu Hassan urged the Finance Ministry (MOF) to not practice politics of vengeance in resolving the issues surrounding National Feedlot Corporation (NFCorp). “Don’t practice politics of vengeance. If there is a positive

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Bar disappointed that Adib inquest didn’t begin with due diligence

KUALA LUMPUR: The Malaysian Bar is disappointed that the Adib inquest proceeding did not begin with due diligence as it allowed lawyer Syazlin Mansor to act as both the counsel for the Housing and Local Government Ministry and the Fire

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Rouhani: We will not be bullied to negotiate with US

TEHRAN: President Hassan Rouhani stressed that Tehran will not be “bullied” into negotiations with the United States and laid down the Islamic republic’s conditions. “We are men of reason and negotiation … if one sits at the negotiating table with

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Ten dead in Islamic State’s suicide car bomb attack

RAQA: Ten people were killed and 20 wounded Saturday in a suicide car bomb attack in Raqa, a former stronghold of the Islamic State group (IS) in north Syria, a rights watchdog said. The explosion claimed the lives of five

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Indian heatwave passed 50 degree Celcius

RAJASTHAN: Temperatures passed 50 degrees Celsius (122 Fahrenheit) in northern India as an unrelenting heatwave triggered warnings of water shortages and heatstroke. The thermometer hit 50.6 degrees Celsius (123 Fahrenheit) in the Rajasthan desert city of Churu on Saturday, the

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Malaysia´s inclusion in US watchlist likely a ploy to boost export

PUCHONG: Malaysia’s inclusion in the US Treasury’s monitoring list of potential currency manipulators is likely a ploy by Washington to gain exchange rate competitiveness to boost its exports, say experts. However, it is not expected to have a significant impact

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New breast cancer drug to boost survival rate

A new form of drug drastically improves survival rates of younger women with the most common type of breast cancer, researchers said, citing the results of an international clinical trial. The findings, presented at the annual meeting of the American

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Mujahid defends MP’s iftar programme at Sikh temple

PUCHONG: The ‘buka puasa’ event at a Sikh temple recently did not go against Islamic teachings, said Minister in Charge of Islamic Affairs in his defence of Johor Bahru MP Akmal Nasrullah Mohd Nasir. Mujahid Yusof Rawa said the matter

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‘China ready to fight US on trade but door open for talks’

China is ready to fight the US on trade but the door is still open for talks, the country’s defence minister said.   “On the trade friction started by the US: if the US wants to talk, we will keep

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