Mamak bistro with a twist and tech

KOTA KEMUNING:  It is a norm for Malaysians to get a glass of teh tarik at the mamak restaurant.  Have you ever fancied a mamak bistro with facilities similar to franchised restaurants such as Starbucks and Pappa Rich? There is

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FRIM offers sustainable forestry expertise to Sarawak

KUCHING: The Forest Research Institute of Malaysia (FRIM) is ready to offer its expertise, services and research findings to help the Sarawak forestry industry promote sustainable use of forest resources. As a start to the initiative, FRIM sponsored a Technology

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PWD: Illegal earthworks by resort caused Batu Ferringhi landslide

GEORGE TOWN: The landslide in Batu Ferringhi last night that killed four people was caused by unauthorised earthworks at the bottom of the slope, said Public Works Department (PWD) today. Penang PWD director Shahabuddin M Muhayidin said his team came

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Indian police arrest 11 for torturing Muslim man to death

Indian police arrested 11 people Tuesday over the killing of a Muslim man who was tortured and forced to chant Hindu slogans in the latest mob violence to shock the nation. Two police officers have also been suspended over the

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South Korea, Saudi sign $8 bln economic co-operation pact

South Korea and Saudi Arabia signed an $8.3 billion economic co-operation pact Wednesday during Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman’s first visit to Seoul, as the oil-rich kingdom looks eastward following Western criticism over journalist Jamal Khashoggi’s murder. Saudi Arabia is

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DOSH: 274 occupational accidents recorded

KOTA KINABALU: The Department of Occupational Safety and Health (DOSH) has investigated 274 occupational accidents involving those working in agriculture, fisheries and forestry sectors across the country for the first five months of this year. Deputy Human Resources Minister Datuk

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Air India flight delayed after spat over pilot’s lunch box

An Air India pilot and a cabin crew member are being investigated after an argument over a lunch box delayed a flight by more than two hours, an official said Wednesday. Passengers had already boarded Monday’s flight from Bangalore to Kolkata when

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Enforced disappearances: Ex-high court judge to lead six-man probe team

PUTRAJAYA: Former High Court Judge Datuk Abd Rahim Uda will lead a special task force investigating the enforced disappearances of pastor Raymond Koh and social activist Amri Che Mat. Rahim, assisted by five other members of the task force, will

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Task force to probe Langkawi drug haven claims

KUALA LUMPUR: The police have formed a special task force to investigate claims that Langkawi has now turned into a haven for drug smuggling and consumption. Deputy Inspector-General of Police Datuk Mazlan Mansor said the police, through this task force

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Four new Chikunguya cases in Alor Setar

ALOR SETAR: The Kedah Health Department has identified another area infected with the Chikungunya virus with the detection of four new cases in Simpang Kuala. State health director Datuk Dr Norhizan Ismail said the four latest cases involved traders and

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