Penang govt lauds plan to preserve Convent schools

GEORGE TOWN: The Penang state government welcomes the plan by the Sisters of the Infant Jesus (SIJ) Malaysia to preserve the character and ethos of the convent schools in the state. In a statement, Penang chef minister Chow Kon Yeow

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Sedic managed funds based on govt guidelines

The Unit for the Socioeconomic Development of the Indian Community (Sedic) started its operations in September 2014 with the main aim of supporting and funding strategic intervention programmes to uplift the B40 in the Indian community. In 2014, SEDIC evaluated

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Sex video: Two more arrested, says IGP

KUALA KUBU BHARU: The police have detained another two individuals in connection with investigations over the distribution of sex videos allegedly implicating a federal minister, bringing the total number of arrests to 11. Without disclosing details of the arrests, Inspector-General

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Allah’s blessing is for all, regardless of race and religion

MELAKA: Participants of the 2019 Nadwah Ulama Nahdhan Jadidan (NUNJI) ‘Gathering of Religious Scholars in New Awakening’ Convention hope they can understand more deeply the ‘rahmatan lil alamin’ (a mercy to all creations) concept and idea discussed in the one-day

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Sex video: Are your hands tied by politicians, IGP?

PUCHONG: With the circulation of the viral gay sex video implicating Economic Affairs Minister Datuk Seri Mohamed Azmin Ali last month, there are a few things that we need to take note of. Firstly, Prime Minister Tun Dr Mahathir Mohamad

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Ronnie Liu to Azmin: You don’t stand a chance against Anwar

PUCHONG: DAP’s Sungai Pelek state assemblyperson Ronnie Liu said PKR deputy president Mohamed Azmin Ali does not stand chance of becoming the next prime minister. In a statement, Liu said Azmin should realise by now that PKR president Datuk Seri

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The quick brown fox jumps over the lazy dog

When we were kids and first learnt to type on the old typewriter, we had to practice endlessly using this sentence: The quick brown fox jumps over the lazy dog. It is an English-language pangram —a sentence that contains all

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Dr M’s approval improves among Malay, Chinese communities

Prime Minister Tun Dr Mahathir Mohamad’s approval rating improved recently after hitting a record low of 46% in March this year. In a poll conducted by Merdeka Centre, it showed Mahathir’s approval ratings climbed to 55% in May and to

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India introduces amended trans rights Bill in Parliament after backlash

NEW DELHI: India’s government yesterday presented a revised version of its Transgender Rights Bill to Parliament after criticism from the country’s vibrant transgender community, who said sections of an earlier version would violate their rights. India’s Supreme Court officially recognised

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UK: Iran seized two oil tankers in Gur, Tehran says only one

LONDON/DUBAI: Britain said Iran seized two oil tankers in the Gulf yesterday and told Tehran to return the vessels or face consequences in the latest confrontation to ratchet up tension along a vital international oil shipping route. Iran’s Revolutionary Guards

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