Malaysia’s halal cosmetics, personal care products in high demand

BENGALURU: Malaysia’s halal cosmetics and personal care products are in great demand in India despite the slower sales growth recorded in 2018, said Halal Industry Development Corporation Sdn Bhd (HDC). Its international footprint manager Mohammad Shukur Sugumaran said Indian importers

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Step by step, promises will be delivered

RAWANG: Malaysians need to provide more time for the Pakatan Harapan led federal government to deliver their promises, step by step, said Minister in Prime Minister’s Department in charge of national unity and social wellbeing, P Waythamoorthy. “We respect (dissenting)

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Falling tree kills two, injures two

BENTONG: A camping trip for 25 friends on a weekend getaway turned tragic after a tree uprooted and fell on two of them at Lata Hammer Waterfall yesterday. Bentong district police chief Supt Yusuf Unis said another two individuals were

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Measure poverty with Multidimensional Poverty Index, says Suhakam

PUCHONG: The National Human Rights Commission (Suhakam) urged the federal government to measure poverty using the multidimensional poverty index (MPI) in the wake of claims by United Nations’ Extreme Poverty and Human Rights special rapporteur Philip Alston that Malaysia’s poverty

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Dozens arrested for Papua protests that set buildings afire

JAKARTA: Indonesian police have arrested dozens of people in the easternmost region of Papua following protests last week in which buildings were set ablaze, a police spokesman said. The area has been racked by civil unrest for two weeks over

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Agong: Develop the nation with unity

PUTRAJAYA: Yang di-Pertuan Agong Al-Sultan Abdullah Ri’ayatuddin Al-Mustafa Billah Shah today called on Malaysians to “migrate” towards building a developed country with strong unity and harmony as its base in conjunction with the Maal Hijrah 1441H celebration. His Majesty said

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China, USA impose additional tariffs on each other’s goods

BEIJING: China and the United States will begin imposing additional tariffs on each other’s goods on Sunday, the latest escalation in a bruising trade war despite signs talks would resume sometime this month. A new round of U.S. tariffs on

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MTUC: Raise mandatory retirement age to 65 and RM500 COLA

PUCHONG: A raise in the mandatory retirement age to 65 and a minimum monthly cost of living allowance (COLA) of RM500 are among Malaysian Trade Union Congress’ wish list for Budget 2020. Both are indications of a dire need for

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Mat Dan: ‘I became an accidental celebrity 6,000 miles from home’

As soon as Mohammed Kareef Daniel Abdullah steps out of his front door in Malaysia’s capital, it doesn’t take long before heads start turning and for his nickname to be shouted. “People say ‘Look, look it’s Mat Dan!’” his mother

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Sultan Nazrin admonishes self centred politicians

IPOH: The Sultan of Perak, Sultan Nazrin Shah today criticised a handful of people, including leaders, who would compete to demonstrate their ego to the extent of lowering their self-esteem for the sake of gaining influence and political support. He

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