India’s palm oil import hiked 18.3% last month

NEW DELHI: India imported 18.3% more palm oil in July 2019 compared with June 2019, according to the monthly data released by the industry group, Solvent Extractors’ Association of India (SEA) yesterday. It said the country’s palm oil imports rose

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You got no business talking about the Chinese, Zakir

PUCHONG: Jelutong MP RSN Rayer took Indian Muslim evangelist Dr Zakir Naik to task over the latter’s remarks against the Chinese community. The DAP lawmaker said that the evangelist “had no business talking about the Chinese living in this country

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Ex-wireman’s 14 years’ jail, whipping upheld for rape, oral sex

PUTRAJAYA: The Court of Appeal here today upheld the 14 years’ jail sentence and five strokes of whipping imposed on a former wireman convicted of raping and committing oral sex on a college graduate after spiking her drink. Sathisan Haridasan

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Protest boom for some businesses starts waning

HONG KONG: John Lam’s safety equipment shop has been spared the global downdraft shaking Hong Kong’s economy. In times of crisis, businesses providing basic necessities tend to fare better. In Lam’s case, that means hard hats, filtered masks, goggles and

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Zakir Naik: Let the old guests leave first

PUCHONG: Indian Muslim preacher Zakir Naik has called upon the Malaysian Chinese to leave this country first since they are the old guest and he is the new guest.  He said this during asked to leave Malaysia during his talk

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PSM to govt: Buck up and resolve rising racial, religious tension

PUCHONG: Parti Sosialis Malaysia (PSM) today criticised the Pakatan Harapan government for dragging its feet in resolving the rising racial and religious tension in the country. In a statement, PSM deputy chairperson S Arutchelvan said when there is a crisis,

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“Stop Dr Zakir Naik’s events”

PUCHONG: Two DAP ministers have called upon the cabinet to put a full stop to Indian Muslim evangelist, Dr Zakir Naik’s speech tours. “We therefore express our objections to Zakir Naik in the meanwhile, holding any further events here in

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Muhyiddin expresses sympathy, condolences to Nora Anne’s family

KUALA LUMPUR: Home Minister Tan Sri Muhyiddin Yassin today expressed his sympathy and condolences to the family of Nora Anne Quoirin, the Franco-Irish teenager who was found dead yesterday after being reported missing since Aug 4. “I am deeply saddened

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Lokman Adam probed for remarks over accident in Bangi

KUALA LUMPUR: The police have opened an investigation against NGO leader Datuk Lokman Noor Adam on an alleged remark he made in a video clip uploaded onto social media over a recent road rage incident. Selangor CID chief SAC Fadzil

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Inquest for Nora Anne pending post – mortem results

SEREMBAN: An inquest into the death of Nora Anne Quoirin would be held if the post – mortem examination shows evidence, said lawyer Sankara N Nair who is representing the Quoirins. He confirmed that he would independently contact Attorney General

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