Nothing unusual about opposition reps meeting Mahathir

KLUANG: Sembrong MP Datuk Seri Hishammuddin Tun Hussein of UMNO today brushed aside as nothing unusual a recent meeting he and several other opposition MPs had with Prime Minister Tun Dr Mahathir Mohamad. He said the meeting was important because

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Maxis reports RM397 mln in net profit for Q2 2019

KUALA LUMPUR: Maxis Bhd’s net profit stood at RM397 million for the second quarter ended June 30, 2019 (Q2 2019) compared with RM478 million posted in the same period last year. Revenue eased to RM2.21 billion from RM2.23 billion previously,

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Former FAS sec gen charged with CBT

KUCHING: Former Sarawak Football Association (FAS) secretary general Razali Dolhan was charged in the Magistrate’s Court here today with three counts of criminal breach of trust (CBT) involving RM191,298.70. However, he pleaded not guilty to all the charges before Magistrate

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South Korea ‘won’t be defeated again’ as Japan trade dispute escalates

TOKYO/SEOUL: South Korea fired back at Japan over a deepening trade dispute on Friday, pledging it would not be “defeated again” by its neighbor, laying bare decades-old animosity at the root of a row over fast-track export status. Addressing his

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Bangkok bombings: Malaysians urged to remain vigilant

PUCHONG: Malaysian High Commission in Thailand urged Malaysians who are travelling or residing in the country to stay vigilant in the wake of several bomb attacks in Bangkok. “We would like to remind Malaysians who are in Thailand to remain

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Two-party system not feasible to explain Malaysian politics

BANGI: The two-party system approach used by analysts in analyzing Malaysia is not feasible to be used in Malaysia as it fails to explain the fluid movement of political figures from one party to another. “Analysts have been using many

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MySalam: RM400 million premium for a RM 3million pay out?

Dear Tun Dr Mahathir, Three weeks ago, a 48 year-old lorry driver with stage four colon cancer came to see me as he was in financial distress. He had been the sole breadwinner and family finances were deeply in the

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Six bombs explode in Bangkok

BANGKOK: A total of six bombs exploded at three locations in Bangkok today and one explosive device was recovered before it blew up, a senior police officer said. Four people were wounded, the Erewan Medical Centre said, adding that none

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Dr M: A leader must have integrity and honesty

SHAH ALAM: Prime Minister Tun Dr Mahathir Mohamad said a leader should be a person of integrity and honesty or risk having the person turning corrupt. Speaking at the 10th University Scholars Leadership Symposium 2019, Mahathir also said a leader

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Inferno ravage 42,000 hectares of forest, plantations in Indonesia

JAKARTA: More than 6,000 firefighters, assisted by the police and military, are battling fires that have ravaged over 42,000 hectares of forest and plantations in Indonesia since January. The fires are raging currently in the provinces of Riau, Jambi, South

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