Mahathir urges UK to ‘break with Europe’ on palm oil policy

Malaysian Prime Minister Tun Dr Mahathir Mohamad today called on Britain to engage with palm oil growers to incentivise sustainable production, rather than pursuing boycotts after its scheduled exit from the European Union on Oct 31. Mahathir’s comments, carried in

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Ex-commando fought communists, leaving pregnant wife alone

IPOH: “I was worried and felt sorry for my wife who had to give birth to our first child without me by her side. That was in 1984,” said Paul Karpaya as he recalls the most significant experience while serving

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Orphanage employee charged with murder of 13-month-old baby

KUALA LUMPUR: An orphanage employee was charged in the Selayang Magistrate’s Court here today with the murder of a 13-month-old girl two weeks ago. Tengku Faiz Kamarul Azahan Tuan Kamarudin, 34, appeared calm during the proceedings and only nodded to

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KJ: Government lost ICERD due to political arrogance

SUBANG: Rembau MP Khairy Jamaluddin Abu Bakar said that the government had failed to implement International Convention on the Elimination of Racial Discrimination (ICERD) simply due to the political arrogance that Pakatan Harapan had post GE-14. “It was a new

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Love sees no colour

When I turned 60 a few days ago, the gifts I received from my eldest son, Tunku Mahkota Johor, were photographs of his three children, complete with their little palm prints and footprints. These were wonderful reminders that I am

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Exco rape case: Perak police resubmit investigation papers

IPOH: Perak police have resubmitted the investigation papers concerning a state executive council (Exco) member linked with the alleged rape of a housemaid to the Attorney-General’s Chambers for further action. Perak police chief Datuk Razarudin Hussain said the investigation papers

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Pahang MB: No official application on location from Lynas

KUANTAN: The rare earth processing company Lynas Malaysia Sdn Bhd (Lynas) has yet to submit a formal application on the specific location of the Permanent Disposal Facility (PDF) for its Water Leached Purification (WLP) residue in the state. Pahang menteri

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Malaysians in Brunei elated by Agong’s friendly, approachable attitude

BANDAR SERI BEGAWAN: It was an opportunity not to be missed by Malaysians residing in Brunei when they were given the chance to meet with the Yang di-Pertuan Agong Al-Sultan Abdullah Ri’ayatuddin Al-Mustafa Billah Shah, who is here on a

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India turns tables on traffickers with child-friendly courts

BEED: Radha was just 13 when she had to testify in open court against the people who trafficked her into prostitution in India, as a defence lawyer bombarded her with questions – why didn’t she try to kill herself? Or

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15 highways to be purchased via issuance of debt papers

KUALA LUMPUR: The government plans to purchase 15 highways for a total of RM43 billion through the issuance of debt papers to concessionaires. English daily New Straits Times reported today that the government’s plan is to acquire PLUS Malaysia Sdn

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