IPEC LEGACY AWARDS

Bank Negara international reserves rises to US$103.3b

KUALA LUMPUR: The international reserves of Bank Negara Malaysia (BNM) amounted to US$103.3 billion as at July 15 this year, up 0.6% from US$102.7 billion as at June 28, the central bank said today. In a statement, BNM said the

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Study on the need for national type Tamil secondary school ongoing

KUALA LUMPUR: The need to establish a Tamil national type secondary school is being studied by the Education Ministry, to improve the education level of the Indian community, through the Indian Community Education Advisory Committee, said Deputy Education Minister Teo

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Ambank was uncomfortable with cash deposit overflow into Najib’s account

KUALA LUMPUR: The large amount of cash deposit into the account of former prime minister resulted in Ambank getting uncomfortable and resulted in the bank issuing a letter to confirm the source of funds. The request was then made to

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Hong Kong police criticized over failure to stop attacks on protesters

HONG KONG: Hong Kong police faced criticism on Monday for an apparent failure to protect anti-government protesters and passersby from attack by suspected gang members at a train station on the weekend. The attack on Sunday came during a night

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Shadowed by trade war, Malaysia says 2020 fiscal deficit target a ‘challenge’

KUALA LUMPUR: Southeast Asia’s third-largest economy is dealing with a debt pile of over 1 trillion ringgit, which the administration of Prime Minister Tun Dr Mahathir Mohamad has blamed on mismanagement by the previous government. Malaysia is also struggling with

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Sabotage in contaminated water, confirms minister

PUCHONG: Water, Land and Natural Resources Minister Dr A Xavier Jeyakumar confirmed that the police have found elements of sabotage behind the diesel spillage which contaminated raw water in Sungai Selangor. “I was informed that elements of sabotage have been

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Najwan Halimi to be questioned over gay sex video?

PUCHONG: PKR assemblyman for Kota Anggerik Najwan Halimi is expected to be questioned by the police over the gay sex clip that implicated Economic Affairs Minister Datuk Seri Azmin Ali. Federal CID director Comm Datuk Huzir Mohamed confirmed that a

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Police report against possible water saboteurs

PUCHONG: National Water Services Commission (SPAN) has lodged police reports over two water contamination incidents that have taken place at water treatment plant between July 19 and 21. The reports were lodged on the basis that it may have taken

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Yeoh gives two option ultimatum over Taman Rimba Kiara

KUALA LUMPUR: Segambut MP Hannah Yeoh has given the Federal Territories Minister Khalid Samad only two options as she led Taman Tun Dr Ismail Residents Association (TTDI-RA) and a group of longhouse residents living on Taman Rimba Kiara against the

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PAC vice chair is now SEDA chairman

KUALA LUMPUR: Public Accounts Committee vice chair Wong Kah Woh have been appointed as Sustainable Energy Development Authority (SEDA) chairman effective from 1 July. He replaced Datuk Ir Ahmad Fauzi Hasan who has been acting chairman for the past one

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