IPEC LEGACY AWARDS

Highway acquisition via self-financed congestion fees

KUALA LUMPUR: The government would not need to fork out a single sen to pay for the acquisition of four highway concessionaires as the RM6.2 billion purchase consideration will be entirely self-financed via the collection of proposed congestion fees, said

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Trump – Qatar emir meet on July 9

DUBAI:Qatar’s ruling emir Sheikh Tamim bin Hamad al-Thani will meet with U.S. President Donald Trump in Washington on July 9 to exchange views on the latest regional and international developments, Qatar’s state news agency said on Saturday. The White House

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Post – mortem can’t confirm Orang Asli deaths

PORT DICKSON: The results of post-mortems on the skeletal remnants of 12 Orang Asli in Kampung Kuala Koh, Kelantan cannot confirm the cause of deaths. Health Minister Datuk Seri Dzulkefly Ahmad said that the post-mortems were conducted on the 12

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Don’t split over Zahid’s return, warns Najib

KUALA LUMPUR: Former Umno president Datuk Seri Najib Razak has warned Umno members against splitting the party further due to their unhappiness over the return of party chief Datuk Seri Ahmad Zahid Hamidi to helm Umno. “We must focus on

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Malay unity: Why not Dr M join Umno-PAS instead?

PUCHONG: Former PAS youth chief Muhammad Khail Abdul Hadi urged Prime Minister Tun Dr Mahathis Mohammad and Parti Pribumi Bersatu Malaysia members to join the Umno-PAS pact to strengthen Malay unity. In a Facebook post today, Khalil also described Mahathir’s

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Felda DG to settlers: Change your mindset

ROMPIN: The new business model for the Federal Land Development Authority (Felda) will take centre stage at the national-level Felda Settlers’ Day celebrations to be held tomorrow at Felda Selancar 3 in Muadzam Shah. Themed ‘Peneroka Mandiri Felda Lestari’ (Self-Reliant

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China briefed by US on latest Trump-Kim meet

BEIJING: China has received a briefing from the US on the latest meeting between US President Donald Trump and North Korean leader Kim Jong Un, China’s Foreign Ministry said today, in a call between two senior diplomats. Trump became the

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India’s budget: Pressure on Central Bank to spur growth

NEW DELHI: The Indian government’s annual budget statement yesterday included measures aimed at improving the investment climate but lacked any direct steps to stimulate a sagging economy, adding to pressure on the central bank to provide more immediate help. Finance

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Palm oil misunderstanding: Minister and school resolve dispute

PUCHONG: The incident between Primary Industries Minister Teresa Kok and an international school which staged an anti-palm oil performance has been resolved. In a Facebook post today, Kok said that the senior administrators of The International @Parkcity, Education director Andrew

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US Ambassador: Jho Low should clear his name

GEORGE TOWN: Fugitive businessman Low Taek Jho, popularly known as Jho Low, should return to Malaysia or the US to clear his name of money laundering charges linked to the 1MDB. US Ambassador to Malaysia Kamala Shirin Lakhdir said this

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