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Hannah Yeoh to FT Ministry: Leave TTDI residents alone

PUCHONG: Livid over attacks on the Taman Tun Dr Ismail Residents Association (TTDI RA), a deputy minister fired a salvo on the Federal Territories Ministry, telling the latter to leave the residents alone. “Leave the residents alone. They do not

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PSC can only scrutinize candidates’ suitability

PUCHONG: The parliament select committee (PSC) on public appointments is neither authorized to recommend candidates nor introduce laws that enables it to do so. Its chairman Selayang William Leong Jee Kern of PKR confirmed that the PSC could only scrutinize

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IAEA: Iran has accelerated enrichment of uranium

TEHRAN/VIENNA:  Iran has followed through on a threat to accelerate its production of enriched uranium, the head of the United Nations (UN) atomic watchdog said, departing from his usual guarded language to say he was worried about increasing tension. The

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Oil price stabilise amid supply cut

SINGAPORE: Oil prices stabilised on expectations that producer group OPEC and its allies will keep withholding supply to prevent prices from tumbling amid a broad economic slowdown which has started eating away at fuel demand growth. Front-month Brent crude futures,

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Right to fair trial: Jho Low will be justified

PUCHONG: In the event Indian Muslim televangelist Dr Zakir Naik’s claim that he will be denied a fair trial in India is accepted, then the same argument by fugitive businessman Low Taek Jho, also known as Jho Low on Malaysia

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Police arrest fisherman linked to ‘altar worship’ video

BAGAN SERAI: The police have arrested a fisherman to assist with investigations into a recent viral video, purportedly showing a man donning a sarong, white t-shirt and white cap worshipping a ‘Dato Kong’ altar in Taman Piandang Indah, Tanjung Piandang.

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IGP: Abu Sayyaf still a threat

KUALA LUMPUR: The Abu Sayyaf militant group still poses a security risk despite the establishment of Eastern Sabah Security Command (ESSCom), said Inspector-General of Police Datuk Seri Abdul Hamid Bador. He said attacks by the group can happen anytime. “As

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US to release migrant children faster from custody

SAN FRANCISCO: The Trump administration is again changing the way it vets people who want to sponsor minors who crossed the US-Mexico border alone in an effort to speed up the release of thousands of migrant children currently in US

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India jails three for life over child rape-murder

PATHANKOT: A court in north India jailed three men for life on Monday over the rape and murder of an eight-year-old Muslim girl that stirred nationwide outrage and religious tension. The case illustrated India’s appalling record on violence against women

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Ramkarpal: Don’t equate Dr Zakir’s case with Sirul’s

PUCHONG: Bukit Gelugor MP Ramkarpal Singh pointed out that Prime Minister Tun Dr Mahathir Mohamad erred in equating Australia’s refusal to return Sirul Azhar Umar to the cabinet’s stand of not giving up Indian Muslim preacher, Dr Zakir Naik to

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