More mass protests for the week

HONG KONG: Hong Kong is gearing up for more protests this week after hundreds of thousands of anti-government demonstrators braved heavy rain to rally peacefully on Sunday, marking a change to what have often been violent clashes. Sunday’s turnout of

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Couple, baby killed in Slim River house fire

IPOH: A married couple and their baby boy were killed after they were found in a razed house in Kampung Alah Batu, Jalan Kuala Slim in Slim River early this morning. A Perak Fire and Rescue Department spokesman said they

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Sathianathan peeved at Selangor’s failure to collect full points

SHAH ALAM: Selangor head coach B Sathianathan was a disappointed man last night when Selangor were held to a 1-1 draw by Police in their Malaysia Cup match at Shah Alam Stadium. Sathinathan said his charges frequently lost control of

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Mahathir: Govt to stick to experts’ report on Lynas

KUALA LUMPUR: Prime Minister Tun Dr Mahathir Mohamad today said that the government will stand firm on Lynas’ license renewal issue, saying that it will go according to the views of the experts and scientists who understand about the danger

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Dr M: Pakatan Harapan is unlike BN

KUALA LUMPUR: Prime Minister Tun Dr Mahathir Mohamad today said only the “blind, deaf and dumb” would say there is no difference between his administration and that of the previous Barisan Nasional (BN) government. He said some people only saw

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Pressure your MPs to make their stand over Lynas

KUANTAN: Bentong MP Wong Tack, an anti Lynas activist, has called upon Malaysians to pressure their elected representatives to state their stand over the Australian rare earth plant firm. “I urge the people to download the petition uploaded to Himpunan

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Pahang tightens rules for state awards, medals

KUANTAN: The Pahang state government in a statement here today announced a number of reforms regarding the conferment of Pahang state awards and medals, set to take effect on Aug 1. The reforms show tougher rules and criteria as an

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Ali Baba’s $15 billion poser amid Hong Kong protests

HONG KONG: Hong Kong’s political unrest is posing a dilemma for Alibaba Group Holding Ltd on the timing of its planned $15 billion listing in the city, with sources saying China’s biggest e-commerce company is now considering several timetables. New

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Bomb blast in Kabul wedding reception injures 20

KABUL: A bomb exploded at a wedding reception last night, wounding at least 20 people, officials and emergency services said. There was no immediate claim of responsibility for the blast, which went off in the men’s reception area of a

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Local council polls test run in Penang

PUCHONG: Housing and Local Government Minister Zuraida Kamaruddin confirmed that Penang will be the first state to hold local council elections after the federal government gives its approval since the state have been steadfast in pushing for the polls. “Penang

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